Message from Chief Administrative Officer,

City of Pickering

Come and enjoy events in and around our City.

Stay up to date on City of Pickering COVID-19 Response.  Go to https://www.pickering.ca/en/city-hall/covid-19-update.aspx

Virtual Town Hall with Deputy Mayor Ashe

One the Esplanade, Pickering

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Simply listen in or ask any Pickering-related questions! Receive a phone invite by emailing your phone number to mayor@pickering.ca

 

CANCELLED Pickering Swim Club Rainbow Swim Meet

Chestnut hill Development Recreation Complex – 1867 Valley Farm Road

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

EVENT CANCELLED - COVID-19 precautions Pickering Swim Club hosts its annual Rainbow swim meet, welcoming competitors from around the GTA for 3 days of racing. Everyone is invited to come watch these talented athletes in action at the pool.

 

CANCELLED Pickering Swim Club Rainbow Swim Meet

Chestnut hill Development Recreation Complex – 1867 Valley Farm Road

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

EVENT CANCELLED - COVID-19 precautions Pickering Swim Club hosts its annual Rainbow swim meet, welcoming competitors from around the GTA for 3 days of racing. Everyone is invited to come watch these talented athletes in action at the pool.

 

CANCELLED Pickering Swim Club Rainbow Swim Meet

Chestnut hill Development Recreation Complex – 1867 Valley Farm Road

Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

EVENT CANCELLED - COVID-19 precautions Pickering Swim Club hosts its annual Rainbow swim meet, welcoming competitors from around the GTA for 3 days of racing. Everyone is invited to come watch these talented athletes in action at the pool.

 

CANCELLED - Tech-Free Tuesday

One The Esplanade – Pickering Public Library

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Take a break from phones, tablets, computers and all things hi-tech, and spend some quality time connecting with one another in our Children's Area. Every Tech-Free Tuesday, drop-in and try out new and favourite board games, books and creative activities. What new things will you discover when you put down your phone?!

 

POSTPONED - Garden Workshop: Introduction to Soil

George Ashe Community Centre, 470 Kingston Road, Pickering

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Soil is one of our most important resources and yet many of us know very little about it. This workshop will provide an introduction to soil, what it is, the different soil textures, the soil food web and how to create healthy soil. Free, pre-registration is required at pickering.ca/earthmonth or call 905-683-7575 or email to customercare@pickering.ca.

 

CANCELLED - Easter Parade

1555 Bayly Street, Pickering

Saturday, April 11, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The Easter Bunny is coming to Pickering. Join along the route. The Royal Canadian Legion and the Canadian Progress Club Durham South are hosting the 2020 Easter parade. The parade begins at Liverpool Road and Annland Ave along Annland Ave to Krosno Blvd, along Krosno Blvd to Bayly St and then to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #606.

 

POSTPONED - Garden workshop: Succulent Gardening for Beginners

One The Esplanade – Pickering Central Library, Auditorium

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Learn the basics of succulent plant care indoors and outdoors. In this workshop you will learn the importance of using the right soil, how to propagate a succulent leaf in order to grow your own succulent plants, and how to keep them alive. Each participant will leave with a small succulent plant to start their very own collection.

Free, pre-registration is required by calling 905-683-7575 or email to customercare@pickering.ca.

 

English Country Dancing ~ CANCELLED

2365 Concession Road 6

Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Think English Country Dancing is slow and stately? Well, maybe there'll be a few slower numbers so we can catch our breaths, but you'll get a great workout with the hopping, skipping, quick turns, reels and even the occasional gallop down the room to lively music!  Check upcoming dates in May:  May 3, 10, 17 and 24.

 

Drawing History (Ages 10 – 13) ~ CANCELLED

2365 Concession Road 6

Monday, April 20, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Learn sketching, drawing and watercolour techniques, based on historic artworks from Ontario's past. A different historic piece will be featured each class, and participants will learn a new technique each week. Led by an artist and Museum Interpreter, this program will ignite imaginations, inspire creativity and build new skills.  Watch for upcoming dates:  April 27, May 4, 11, 25, and June 1. 

Pre-Registration required via ActiveNet.  $80 per teen.

 

POSTPONED - Garden workshop: Culinary Herbs - Growing, Harvesting & Preserving

Chestnut hill Development Recreation Complex – 1867 Valley Farm Road

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

In this unique workshop, participants will be introduced to a variety of culinary herbs, the best growing conditions, proper methods of harvesting, suggestions for use and different ways of preserving herbs.

Free, pre-registration is required. Location: Arena Meeting Room.

 

POSTPONED - 20-Minute Makeover

Anywhere in Pickering

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 2:00 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Schools, families, community groups, corporate partners, and City employees commit to giving a section of our community a makeover by picking up litter for at least 20 minutes. Free supplies (bags & gloves) are available to those who register with the City, while supplies last.

 

POSTPONED - Take Pride in Pickering Day

Dusty Drive, Pickering, ON, L1V 2P8

Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Come celebrate Earth Day and plant a few trees or assist with a community litter cleanup. Supplies will be provided. This is a rain or shine event so please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear.

 

APEX 2020 STAMP AND COIN SHOW

Location: roberts.jhr@rogers.com

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

APEX 2020 Stamp & Coin Show Sunday, April 26, 2020 9.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.  Free Admission & Free Parking Lunch Available Stamp and Coin Dealers Club Sale Lots, 10¢ Books & Youth Tables Chestnut Hill Recreation Complex 1867 Valley Farm Road Come see us at the show and we can help dispose of unwanted stamp or coin collections.

 

English Country Dancing ~ CANCELLED

2365 Concession Road 6

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Think English Country Dancing is slow and stately? Well, maybe there'll be a few slower numbers so we can catch our breaths, but you'll get a great workout with the hopping, skipping, quick turns, reels and even the occasional gallop down the room to lively music!

 

Drawing History ~ CANCELLED

2365 Concession Road 6

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Learn sketching, drawing and watercolour techniques, based on historic artworks from Ontario's past. A different historic piece will be featured each class, and participants will learn a new technique each week. Led by an artist and Museum Interpreter, this program will ignite imaginations, inspire creativity and build new skills.  Watch for upcoming dates:  April 27, May 4, 11, 25, and June 1. 

Pre-Registration required via ActiveNet.  $80 per teen.

 

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