Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 03:38 PM
For immediate release (Sept. 20, 2022) – The Art in Public Places Committee is launching a new Call to Artists for the Stack Gallery at the Orillia Recreation Centre.
The Committee is seeking artists to interpret the theme ‘Renewal,’ either through new or existing original works of art. The Call to Artists is open to everyone; however, preference will be given to local/regional artists. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 4, 2022.
“The City of Orillia’s public art collection is...
Posted on Monday, September 12, 2022 04:04 PM
Funding will help transform spaces for new businesses
For immediate release (Sept. 12, 2022) – The City of Orillia has approved approximately $29,500 for two new projects through the second intake of the 2022 City of Orillia Downtown Tomorrow Community Improvement Plan (DTCIP) grant program.
“The Downtown Tomorrow CIP grant program continues to attract and support important projects and much-needed improvements throughout downtown Orillia,” said Mayor Steve Clarke. “The grants awarded...
Posted on Monday, September 12, 2022 01:46 PM
For immediate release (Sept. 12, 2022) – Mayor Steve Clarke has proclaimed September 2022 as Sustainable Orillia Month in the City of Orillia. The month features sustainability-focused education and events, organized by Sustainable Orillia.
“As a municipality, we are committed to being more energy efficient, reducing our greenhouse gas emissions, reducing our waste, conserving resources, and educating our community about sustainable living. With Council’s recent adoption of the Climate...
Posted on Monday, September 12, 2022 01:33 PM
Have your say on design of potential skateboard park
For immediate release (Sept. 12, 2022) – Members of the public are invited to learn more about the Foundry Park Design Plan project at a Community Workshop taking place on Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. in the multi-purpose room on the first floor at the Orillia Recreation Centre (255 West St. S.).
Through the 2022 budget process, Orillia Council approved funding to complete the community consultation and design work required to explore the feasibility of...
Posted on Thursday, September 08, 2022 09:01 AM
For immediate release (Sept. 8, 2022) – The City of Orillia and Hydro One are pleased to announce the Lifesaving Sport program, an internationally recognized sport that teaches young people drowning prevention skills through high-performance sport and competition.
The first of its kind in Orillia, the Lifesaving Sport program will be open to everyone eight years of age and up with tryouts taking place on Oct. 1, 2022 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Orillia Recreation Centre (255 West St. S.).