Message from Chief Administrative Officer,

City of Pickering

Come and enjoy events in and around our City.

July Events

Join us online for live stories, songs and plenty of fun for children of all ages!

 

Canada Day 2020 | Online Regional Canada Day

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Online Event

Get excited! We're celebrating Canada Day with a bang - A Regional Virtual Show entitled “Canada Day the Durham Way” featuring Durham-based talent, will be available on all City social media channels and through the City website from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm on July 1.

More activities and fun online for all ages at pickering.ca/Canada Day – coming soon – visit the site for online performances, games, virtual e-gaming tournaments, recipes, and more. 

Residents can access Canada Day portals across the region at durham.ca/canadaday.

 

Pickering's Canada Day At Home

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Online Event

Get excited! We're celebrating Canada Day with a bang - A Regional Virtual Show entitled “Canada Day the Durham Way” featuring Durham-based talent, will be available on all City social media channels and through the City website from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm on July 1.

More activities and fun online for all ages at pickering.ca/Canada Day – coming soon – visit the site for online performances, games, virtual e-gaming tournaments, recipes, and more. 

Residents can access Canada Day portals across the region at durham.ca/canadaday.

 

Summer Concerts - Thursdays Online

Thursday, July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, and July 30, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location: Online - Facebook - City of Pickering Great Events

Join us on Thursdays during July & August for live and exclusive prerecorded performances.

Concerts begin at 7:00 pm on the City of Pickering Great Events Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/pickeringevents/.

*Concerts take place every Thursday in July & August 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm and vary from 45 - 60 minutes in length.

 

Drive-Thru Storytelling Tour

Friday, July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31,2020 - 9:30 a.m.

Location: 2365 Concession Road 6

Join Nellie 170 years ago during the time of Pickering’s 1850s Boom as she takes you on a guided audio tour by car of the Pickering Museum Village. Pre-registration required click here. Tours start every 10 minutes between 9:30 am and 3:00 pm, 30-minute experience.  Pre-registration required.  $20/vehicle.  

Register at  https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/cityofpickering/ActiveNet_Home?FileName=onlineDCProgramDetail.sdi&dcprogram_id=3&online=true.

 

Family Culinary Saturdays Virtual Program

Saturday, July 4, 11, 18, 25 2020 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Location: 2365 Concession Road 6

Gather your family together and learn how to make historical recipes with our costumed interpreters. Each virtual session is 45 minutes and features one of our historic kitchens. Ingredient and supply lists will be provided for each week. Cost is $5 per household per program, free for Season Pass holders. July 4th recipe:  Vanilla Ice Cream; July 11th recipe:  Welsh Rarebit; July 18th recipe:  Peach Sorbet; July 25th recipe:  Raspberry Sorbet. 

Register at https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/cityofpickering/Activity_Search/family-culinary-saturdays-virtual-program/17308

 

Summer Concerts - Sundays Online

Sunday, July 5, July 12, July 19, and July 26 2020 - 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Location: Online - Facebook - City of Pickering Great Events

Join us on Sundays during July & August for live and exclusive prerecorded performances. Concerts begin at 2:00 pm on the City of Pickering Great Events Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/pickeringevents/. *Concerts take place every Sunday in July & August 2:00 pm - 2:045 pm and vary from 30 - 45 minutes in length.

 

Kids in the Village Onsite Program

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Location: 2365 Concession Road 6

Join our costumed guide and learn a bit about what it was like living in Pickering Township one hundred and fifty years ago! Program is 45 minutes in length which includes craft supplies and instruction. The museum is not open for walk through tours of the village. Cost per person is $5, free for Season Pass holders.   Group size is limited to 9 guests.  

Registration required in advance at https://calendar.pickering.ca/default/Detail/2020-07-08-0945-Kids-in-the-Village-Onsite-Program

 

Kids in the Village Virtual Program

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Location: 2365 Concession 6, Pickering, ON L0H 1H0

Join our costumed guide virtually and learn a bit about what it was like living in Pickering Township one hundred and fifty years ago!  Make a craft with supplies you have in your home. Today's Craft: Furry Creatures of the Forest.  

Pre-registration required. Register online at https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/cityofpickering/Activity_Search/kids-in-the-village-virtual-program/17292.

 

Making Fruit Fritters Virtual Program

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Location: Pickering Museum Village

Fruit fritters are an easy treat to make in cast iron frying pan on a woodstove- or right at home on your modern stove with a frying pan of your choice! Enjoy watching our costumed cook prepare fritters in the historic Brougham Temperance House, and make it yourself, using the recipe provided.

Pre-registration required at https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/cityofpickering/Activity_Search/making-fruit-fritters-virtual-program/19495

 

Kids in the Village Onsite Program

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Location: 2365 Concession Road 6

Join our costumed guide and learn a bit about what it was like living in Pickering Township one hundred and fifty years ago! Program is 45 minutes in length which includes craft supplies and instruction. The museum is not open for walk through tours of the village. Cost per person is $5, free for Season Pass holders.  Group size is limited to 9 guests.  Register online at https://calendar.pickering.ca/default/Detail/2020-07-08-0945-Kids-in-the-Village-Onsite-Program

 

Kids in the Village Virtual Program

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Location: 2365 Concession 6, Pickering, ON L0H 1H0

Join our costumed guide virtually and learn a bit about what it was like living in Pickering Township one hundred and fifty years ago! Make a craft with supplies you have in your home. Today's Craft: Mosaic Art.

Pre-registration required online at https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/cityofpickering/Activity_Search/kids-in-the-village-virtual-program/17294.

 

Haunted Ghost Drive-Thru Tour

Thursday, July 16, 23, and 30, 2020 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: 2365 Concession Road 6

Take a driving tour of the historic village at night and hear stories from the past that still haunt us today. Learn about paranormal investigations that have found evidence of spirits and ghosts and hear stories of past. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Tours start every 5 minutes between 7 p.m. and 9:35 p.m., 25-minute experience.  Pre-registration required by going to https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/cityofpickering/ActiveNet_Home?FileName=onlineDCProgramDetail.sdi&dcprogram_id=4&online=true.

 

Kids in the Village Onsite Program

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Location: 2365 Concession Road 6

Join our costumed guide and learn a bit about what it was like living in Pickering Township one hundred and fifty years ago! Program is 45 minutes in length which includes craft supplies and instruction. The museum is not open for walk through tours of the village. Cost per person is $5, free for Season Pass holders.  Group size is limited to 9 guests. 

Register online at https://calendar.pickering.ca/default/Detail/2020-07-08-0945-Kids-in-the-Village-Onsite-Program.

 

Kids in the Village Virtual Program

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Location: 2365 Concession 6, Pickering, ON L0H 1H0

Join our costumed guide virtually and learn a bit about what it was like living in Pickering Township one hundred and fifty years ago! Make a craft with supplies you have in your home. Today's Craft: Cotton Sheep. Pre-registration required

Register online at https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/cityofpickering/Activity_Search/kids-in-the-village-virtual-program/17296.

 

Rhubarb Relish Virtual Program

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Location: Pickering Museum Village

You’ve made rhubarb pie, rhubarb cake, rhubarb crisp and rhubarb muffins: need another tasty way to use the rhubarb that keeps growing in your garden? Watch our costumed cook make rhubarb relish on the woodstove in the historic Miller-Cole house, then try it yourself at home, using the recipe provided. This relish is wonder on pork chicken … or even on ice cream. 

Pre-registration is required by going to https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/cityofpickering/Activity_Search/rhubarb-relish-virtual-program/19496.

 

Kids in the Village Onsite Program

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Location: 2365 Concession Road 6

Join our costumed guide and learn a bit about what it was like living in Pickering Township one hundred and fifty years ago! Program is 45 minutes in length which includes craft supplies and instruction. The museum is not open for walk through tours of the village. Cost per person is $5, free for Season Pass holders. Group size is limited to 9 guests.

Register online by going to https://calendar.pickering.ca/default/Detail/2020-07-08-0945-Kids-in-the-Village-Onsite-Program

 

Kids in the Village Virtual Program

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Location: 2365 Concession 6, Pickering, ON L0H 1H0

Join our costumed guide virtually and learn a bit about what it was like living in Pickering Township one hundred and fifty years ago! Make a craft with supplies you have in your home. Today's Craft: Paper Story Quilt.

Pre-registration required.  Register online at https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/cityofpickering/Activity_Search/kids-in-the-village-virtual-program/17298.

 

 

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