Plenty of events for residents taking place around Burlington on Saturday, Sept. 17


Published September 16, 2022 at 12:39 pm

Burlington’s social calendar is jam-packed with events across the city tomorrow, Sept. 17.

From a fun run to a birthday bash to an antiques auction, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a quick run-down of what’s going on around the city.

The 23rd Annual Angels in Motion 5k Fun Run/Walk is being held at the Burlington OPP detachment at 1160 North Shore Blvd. E.

The registration table opens at 8: 30 a.m. and the run will follow a family-friendly route along Lakeshore Rd. and be followed by a barbecue.

Money raised will go to the Victim Assistance Volunteer Program, a community-based not-for-profit volunteer service. Volunteers are specially-trained individuals who work in teams to help victims cope during crisis situations. The VAVP assists the Burlington O.P.P. by providing short-term practical and emotional support to individuals involved in fatal or serious motor vehicle collisions.

For information or to register, visit here.

The Woodland Management Strategy project team will be leading a walk through Tansley Woods, starting at the rear of the Tansley Woods Recreation Centre parking lot, 1996 Itabashi Way, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

This walk offers an opportunity to learn about the current challenges the City is facing in the management of its woodlands, and will allow participants to ask questions of the project team.

Please be at Tansley Woods by no later than 9:15 a.m. on Sept. 17; late arrivals may miss the walk. Walking or hiking shoes are encouraged.

For more information or to register, visit here.

The Burlington Public Library is celebrating its 150th anniversary. Residents are invited to Central Branch to celebrate its sesquicentennial and wrap up another year of Summer Reading Club.

Residents are invited to play games, make take-home crafts, participate in a community art project and groove to some fabulous music.

Join for a guided Storywalk at 10 a.m., followed by CEO Lita Barrie announcing the Summer Reading Club grand prize winners at 11 a.m.

All activities at the event are first come, first served.

For more information, visit here.

The Groundswell Church is hosting a free fall fair for families with kids of all ages. There will be games, snacks, prizes and the music of Martin Brother’s Collective.

The church is located at 1996 Itabashi Way. For information visit here.

The City of Burlington is hosting a Food for Feedback Community Event

This is your opportunity to get involved and engage with City Staff. Food for Feedback is a community engagement BBQ where you can give feedback to City staff regarding projects, initiatives and programs at the City. Those who provide their feedback will receive a voucher for a free meal at one of the food trucks that will be onsite.

For information, visit here.

An antique appraisal event is being held at Joseph Brant Museum from noon to 4 p.m. Treasure Antiques will be onsite to appraise your items at a cost of $10/item. Pre-payment is required. You will be contacted by a museum representative with your assigned appointment time prior to the event. Please note that military items and books will not be appraised.

Email [email protected] with any questions and visit here for more information.

The 24th annual fall auction of antiques and collectibles is a fundraiser for Joseph Brant Hospital. This year’s feature item is a 1994 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. There will also be many fine antiques and unique collectibles including china, silver, crystal, figurines, art, lighting, linens, military items, jewelry, vintage toys, etc.

Preview is being held Friday Sept. 16, from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday at 8 a.m. at St Christopher’s Anglican Church, 662 Guelph Line. All proceed go to purchase medical equipment for the hospital.

For information, visit here.

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