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Monday, August 13, 2018 - 12:30pm
Children ages 10 to 12 who were participants in our recent Explore Leadership one-week day camp, held a bake sale to raise funds for the REAL Program.
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 9:45am
The fall 2018 edition of the City Guide has been delivered to residential mailboxes in St. John's.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 9:15am
What's happening downtown this summer? You're going to love it...
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:30pm
A recent donation of $500 from the Coleman Group of Companies has supported five children and youth from low income families in their pursuit of recreation this summer.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 2:30pm
Splash pads at Bowring Park and Bannerman Park are open daily from 9 a.m. to dusk, until Labour Day.
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:45pm
Motorists in St. John's can use PayByPhone's mobile app to pay at 136 parking spaces on Harbour Drive. For those who do not want to download the app, the toll-free number to call is 1-866-234-7275.
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
Each season our Recreation Division offers a variety of workshops, classes and other programs to all ages and interests. There are openings available in some of the upcoming sessions.
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 12:30pm
In St. John's dogs and cats are prohibited from running at large. Dogs must be on a leash and under owners control at all times when off the owner's property, including in City parks.
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 1:30pm
Today, Mayor Danny Breen was joined by members of City Council, Mrs. Sally Johnson, and family and friends of the late Paul Johnson for the official opening of the Paul Johnson Memorial Park playgroun
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
The swimming pool at Bowring Park turns 50 years-old this summer! The City of St. John’s and the Bowring Park Foundation are hosting a public celebration at the pool at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 11.
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 10:45am
Party In The Park is an annual event that includes greetings from council, local entertainment and light refreshments...
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
The Canadian Red Cross Society is accepting applications for Emergency Response Team Responder volunteer positions throughout Canada, including in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:45am
The St. John’s Days festivities begin with a bang when Mayor Danny Breen and the Association for New Canadians fire the Noon Day Gun at Signal Hill National Historic Site on Friday, June 22.
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
The REAL Program is immensely grateful to the volunteers from Public Prosecution Services of Canada who gave our sports equipment library a thorough and much needed cleaning after a season of use.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 12:15pm
What changes are being proposed? Read on...
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 8:00am
It's been one year since the Paul Reynolds Community Centre opened its doors to the public...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 10:45am
The City's current strategic plan expires this year and we are seeking input from residents and other stakeholders on our strategic directions and budget planning for 2019-2021.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 1:45pm
City Council have presented the 2018 Senior of the Year Award to Mr. Joseph Pearcey.
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
While the hydrants are open, the residents in the neighbourhood may experience discoloured water pr a slight drop in pressure...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:00am
The Victoria Day holiday long weekend is a time when many get outside and clean up around their yards and property. Since May, yard waste at the curb must be in paper yard waste bags.
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 4:00pm
Congratulations to all nominees and winners Emily Dormody (Junior) and Liam Warren (Senior) of our annual Youth of the Year award.
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 9:45am
Carts are currently being delivered to households in the phase one area of automated garbage collection. One cart is provided to every household, including apartments, free of charge to the resident.
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 3:15pm
The Music @ concert series has expanded in recent years and 2018 will be the biggest season yet, with a planned 24 concerts taking place in seven different locations throughout the city.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
Report on achievements and progress to date...
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:45am
The City of St. John’s is evaluating the recent overnight winter parking restrictions on sections of Water and Duckworth Streets...

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