Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Community News and Events
September is quite possibly one of the most pleasant months of the whole year! Everyone is relaxed and well rested after an enjoyable summer, the days are still sunny and warm while evening are cool and comfortable and there are tons of fun community events on the agenda! Here's a look at what's coming up this month in Burlington:
If you can't actually be in the tropics, The Burlington Caribbean Connection's Caribbean Night is the next best thing! Taking place on September 9 at The Holiday Inn on South Service Road, Caribbean Night will feature delicious, authentic food, lively music, a silent auction and cash bar. All proceeds will benefit the Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $40, which includes dinner. Call 905-332-4570.
The 17th Annual Parkinson SuperWalk will take place on September 10 at the Burlington Senior's Centre. There will be 2k and 5k routes through Central Park that you can walk, run or ride your bikes, followed by treats and refreshments and lots of great prizes to be won. Participants can register online at www.parkinsonsuperwalk.ca.
For everything home-related, make your way to Mainway Arenas on September 15-17 for the Burlington Lifestyle Fall Home Show. Check out new products and services, talk to the experts and enjoy a visit by the Canadian Raptor Conservancy and their birds of prey!
On September 16, head to Bronte Creek Provincial Park at 10 a.m. to walk for someone you love at the Halton Region Kidney Walk! Become part of Canada's largest community event dedicated to raising funds for kidney research and programs that help support Canadians living with kidney disease. For more information, visit www.kidneywalk.ca.
On September 17, the 37th annual Burlington Terry Fox Run For Cancer Research will take place. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with 5k and 10k runners hitting the road at 9 a.m. Once again, due to construction, the start/finish line will be at the west end of Spencer Smith Park by the Terry Fox Monument. For more information on Terry Fox and the upcoming run - including how to register as a participant — visit www.terryfoxrun.org.