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Nothing says "summer" like a campfire or bonfire, but these fun activities also present a number of safety hazards. If you'll be spending the summer camping or just toasting marshmallows in the back yard, it's a good idea to educate yourself about campfire safety. Keep the following tips in mind.

 

 

With so much to do on Canada Day weekend when you live in the first capital of Upper Canada, this Saturday’s Farmers' Market is the perfect way to start it off right!  Our farmers and vendors will be showing their Canadian pride this Saturday; customers will have a chance to vote for the vendor that has the best decorated booth.  The winning vendor will receive a “SupperMarket for 2” package, to enjoy at our Wednesday night event. This Saturday @ The Market, you will find cherries, beets, lettuce, beans, garlic scapes, peas, new potatoes, radishes, herbs, and more. Forgot your shopping bag? Swing by the Market table to purchase a Greenbelt cloth shopping bag for $1, and then fill it with local goodness!  Smooth Edge Sharpening Services will be set up 8-1 on Saturday; drop your knives and scissors off with Brian, grab a coffee and some breakfast, and enjoy the music of local artist Tim Atherton.

Safety equipment can save your life. At Miller Restoration, our business is cleaning up after home tragedies – fires, floods, weather-related damage, and other incidents. We know, absolutely, that some safety equipment in your home can both prevent tragedies, and mitigate damage. Some can be credited with saving lives.

In commemorating the 225th Anniversary of the Chloe Cooley incident and the Act to Limit Slavery, passed July 9th, 1793, the Adinkra Symbol Epa, “handcuffs”, is displayed in the garden at the end of Mississauga and Queen Street. This is a symbol of law and justice, slavery and captivity.

There are three outdoor summer pools in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Niagara Pool is located in Memorial Park on King Street in Old Town, and St. Davids Pool is located at the St. Davids Lions Park on York Road. A Wading Pool is located in Simcoe Park (corner of King Street and Queen/Picton) and is available from mid-June to September.

Join us for our Royal Oak Community School Summer Camp. Available July 3-27, Monday to Friday, 9:00am-3:30pm. $200 per week (discounted rate of $160 week of July 3 due to short week).

The Largest Outdoor 3 on 3 Tournament is here in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada!! On July 14/15, Street Hoops Canada will be playing host to all ages and skill levels at A.N. Myer highschool. There will also be a Free Throw, 3-Point, and Dunk competition open to all participants with $100 cash going to each winner! Along with great competition, there will be amazing food, beverage, and retail vendors available throughout the weekend. 

Three new General Motors vehicles rolled into Niagara College’s Motive Power Lab this morning, destined for many years as key learning tools in Niagara College’s Motive Power programs. The vehicles, a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, a 2018 Chevrolet Suburban and a 2018 Cadillac XTS, were generously donated to Niagara College by General Motors Canada to increase the hands-on learning opportunities offered to students. The three vehicles contain some of the most current automotive technologies employed in modern consumer cars, and will allow students to gain real-world experience diagnosing, fixing, and replacing these technologies.  

The future Niagara Falls GO Station neighbourhood now has a plan in place to manage its future surrounding land use and transportation improvements.  The Niagara Falls Transit Station Secondary Plan has now been approved by Regional Council. Provincial commitment to bring daily GO Rail service to Niagara Falls by 2023 is a significant investment that will provide transformational benefit to the community. The Province has selected the existing VIA Rail Station located on Bridge Street between Victoria Avenue and the Niagara Parkway as the confirmed Niagara Falls GO Station site.

With more and more farmers joining us on Saturday mornings from 8 to 1, there are so many delicious reasons to attend The Farmers' Market @ The Village this weekend.  We will have new potatoes, beets, radishes, sugar snap peas, greens, rhubarband more! As always, you can get your fill of freshly baked breads and sweets, jams, artisanal butter, and other delicious local items. 

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