People & Events
Beat the Plateau
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BOOKS: March/April 2014
A selection of titles for a variety of preferences. More
ARTIST PROFILE: Elizabeth Elkin
After Elizabeth Elkin's vibrant oil painting, “Paris Sketch” won first prize at a recent art show, she recalls the impact travelling through France had on her life. “It was my dream to go to Paris, I wanted to go there for a very long time,” says the Oakville resident. More
GOODWILL: World Accord
GOODWILL: World Accord
Two years ago I was invited to attend a gala. A fancy word that inspires thoughts of an incredible affair, filled with food, drink and dancing; usually with a fundraising cause at the core. This was no exception, with the hosts turning out a night of fun and entertainment. It was also no exception that this too, was a fundraiser for a charitable group. Read More..
SCENE & HEARD: March/April 2014
SCENE & HEARD: March/April 2014
Do you have a little one at home who loves Disney's collection of memorable characters? If so, you won't want to miss Disney On Ice: Princesses & Heroes when it comes to FirstOntario Centre (former Copps Colliseum) March 13 to 16 for a number of performances. Read More..
Comedy & Classics
Comedy & Classics
The Shaw Festival returns for it's 53rd year of drama, comedy and downright entertainment. Read More..
Fab new tablet and phablets
Fab new tablet and phablets
DATAWIND's UbiSlate line of affordable tablets and phablets are now available in Canada. Read More..
New boys school to open
New boys school to open
The new, not-for-profit Linbrook School is set to open this September. Read More..
Book lovers unite for good
Book lovers unite for good
More than just a game, Bookopotamus, a new, free app from Findaway World is designed to entertain while raising funds for First Book, a nonprofit organization determined to see that all children have access to an ongoing supply of new books. Read More..
6th Annual Mercedes-Benz 10K
6th Annual Mercedes-Benz 10K
The Mercedes-Benz Oakville 10K is back for its sixth year presented by New Balance Oakville, featuring a new partnership with the Oakville Hospital Foundation. Read More..
Third Annual Spring Extravaganza
The Zaks Family Foundation Third Annual Spring Extravaganza will take place at Oakville's Le Dome Banquet Hall on April 26. Read More..
LIVING: Winter Reads
LIVING: Winter Reads
A selection of titles for a variety of preferences. Read More..
SCENE & HEARD: January/February 2014
SCENE & HEARD: January/February 2014
Comedian and television host Craig Ferguson is sure to start the New Year off on a funny note when he comes to Hamilton Place on January 24 for an evening of hilarity. Read More..
ARTIST PROFILE: Kyle Tonkens
ARTIST PROFILE: Kyle Tonkens
What better way to celebrate life on earth than to pay tribute to others through art. That's the motivation behind artist Kyle Tonkens' ongoing series, 100 Billion Sons & Daughters. Read More..
GOODWILL: Food4Kids
GOODWILL: Food4Kids
In Burlington, a 10-year-old boy waits outside the locked doors of a school breakfast program that starts at 8:15. It's only 7:15 as the child stands in the dark, in the cold and alone. A nice lady approaches him and he explains he was hungry and could he please have some food? That lady is Lena Basford, whom since the encounter has made it her business to feed the starving children within our communities. Read More..
A Noble Line at Oakville Galleries
A Noble Line at Oakville Galleries
Throughout history the horizon line – the place where the sky meets land or water – has evoked strong emotions of fear, wonder and contemplation making it the perfect subject for artistic expression. Read More..
iPad pal
iPad pal
Maximize the functionality of your iPad with the Kensington KeyFolio Exact for iPad Air. Read More..
Nature nurture
Nature nurture
In an effort to reconnect children with nature, one local school has gone to the birds. This past fall students at Fern Hill School, along with their families, attended a bird-banding workshop where they learned how to bird by ear, silhouette and behaviour and together were able to identify 33 different species. Read More..