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Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 11:00am
Are you looking for activities to entertain the family at home this weekend? Our clever Recreation team are coming to the rescue with four activities - to help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 8:30am
The City wants to provide a safe and enjoyable community for all residents. Pet owners have responsibilities under our Animal Control Regulations or the health & well-being of pets & people.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 11:30am
Our source waters are relatively pristine and of high quality and we work to keep them that way. To maintain the high-quality source water, certain activities are restricted within our watersheds.
Monday, March 8, 2021 - 9:15am
Preparations are underway for upcoming construction season
Saturday, March 6, 2021 - 7:30am
Sit & Knit is open to everyone including learning, beginner or expert knitter! Let your family or friends know about this knit-a-long and tell them to email to sign up.
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 1:00pm
The City of St. John’s values the contributions of volunteers and the impact they have on the community as a whole.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 2:00pm
The planning process for the 2021 Pedestrian Mall is currently underway. Feedback from downtown business owners is encouraged at this time.
Friday, February 26, 2021 - 10:15am
This west end neighbourhood has a long history and has seen many changes over the years while still maintaining a traditonal feel.
Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:45am
To support Dr. Fitzgerald’s advice to get outside and be active during the COVID-19 pandemic while remaining physically distant, some services provided by City Park’s staff can help you do that.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:15pm
On February 24, 2021, we encourage everyone to practice kindness and to wear pink to symbolize that you do not tolerate bullying.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 8:45am
The spring 2021 issue of the City Guide is being delivered February 23-26, 2021.
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 9:30am
Summerlea is situated on the south side of Waterford Bridge Road and is one of the few homes original to the area. The dwelling is built in the Carpenter Gothic style of architecture...
Friday, February 19, 2021 - 11:45am
With an international airport, schools, hotels and restaurants, parks, green spaces, and trails, Windsor Lake neighbourhood is ready to welcome residents and visitors alike.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 10:30am
On Saturday, Feb. 20 and Sunday, Feb 21 at 11 a.m. tune in to the City's YouTube Channel for a virtual celebration!
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 10:00am
Celebrating heritage properties designated in 2020 for Heritage Month...
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 10:45am
As information and guidelines from the Department Health are evolving, the city will announce impacts on services as they occur.
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 3:30pm
New "at home" resources available to help families celebrate this weekend!
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 10:00am
Unique opportunity at one of the City's premiere locations...
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 9:15am
Virtual Workshops Next Week
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 8:45am is a good surviving example of an early 20th century Second Empire single-detached dwelling.
Friday, February 5, 2021 - 11:30am
Shea Heights / Blackhead, a neighbourhood overlooking the city, was settled in the 1930's and officially became a part of St. John's in 1984.
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 9:45am
Civic improvements including installing water, sanitary and storm sewer mains, and street improvements, such as widening of the road, or new sidewalks, curb and gutter.
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 8:45am
Explore opportunities to get out, get moving and get social to build health and wellness into your daily routine.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 9:15am
With our relatively mild and wet winters, no body of water in eastern Newfoundland is completely safe to travel on during winter.
Monday, February 1, 2021 - 10:00am
...the story and significance of the designers of this landmark is as interesting as its unique design...