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Property tax relief

To help residents and business owners struggling to cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Municipality of Clarington is easing the tax burden.

March 25, 2020

Randon Acts of Kindness mean so much at times such as these. What a lovely find at the gazebo at the Orono Public Library. These carefully painted rocks magically appeared around the village spreading joy and reminding us to be kind and look out for each other.

Clarington closures due to coronavirus

As of March 20, 2020, the Municipality of Clarington has closed all playground equipment and structures. This decision was made based on evidence from the World Health Organization, which states that “… the novel coronavirus may remain on surfaces for a few hours or up to several days, depending on several conditions, including type of […]

Food bank remains a necessity

Just as Clarington East Food Bank (CEFB) was gearing up for community Easter/Spring food drives and anticipating volumes of non-perishable donations; the world came down with COVID-19.
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Happenings & Events

watercolour Batick Workshop with Linda Virio

The ancient art of batik is updated. Working on rice paper, using wax and watercolour paints results in an exciting creation. Please request a materials list.

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$20.00 – $85.00

Watercolour Classes with Greg Maude – 6 weeks

Learn from Greg, a watercolourist for the past thirty years with a refined style that blends both muted shades and colour together. 6 weeks session. Class starts on April 1 at 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and runs until May 6.

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$155.00 – $185.00

Easter Card Workshop with Dianne Darch

Join Dianne and create a beautiful card for the Easter Holiday using inks.

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$8.00 – $50

Alcohol Ink-Two Spring Workshops with Margaret Brackley 13+ – 6 weeks

Margaret will teach you about alcohol inks – an acid free, highly pigmented and fast drying medium used on non-porous surfaces. You will not want to miss this very popular class. This class is suitable for novices as well as seasoned artists who want to try something new. Saturday, April 4, 10:00 am – 4:00 […]

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$20.00 – $75.00

Easter Needle Felting Workshop with Helen Firing 14+

Create an Easter Themed felting piece with Helen.

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$15.00 – $60.00

PA Day Camp 4+

Friday, April 24, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm A day away from school can be so much fun when spent creatively with a group of friends. Limited seating available. Member Cost: $60.00 Non-Member: $75.00

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$60.00 – $75.00


Whatever the issue, community is the answer

It’s time to be together – apart

As a community we need to continue working together to protect one another. This means: social distancing – personally, I think physical distancing is clearer, is to be strictly adhered to. Everyone must avoid crowded areas and maintain a distance of two meters (six feet) from people around you. This means: if you travelled during […]
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