Living in St. John's

food donations for the city food drive
The city will collect donations for the food bank during your waste collection day this week, November 19 to 23. Place food items out by the road by 8 a.m.
You’re invited to BikeFest on Sunday, September 16, a free cycling event for all ages and abilities in downtown St.John's.
kids playing in the splash pad at Bannerman Park
Splash pads at Bowring Park and Bannerman Park are an alternative to cool down until Monday, Sept. 3, as the outdoor pools are closed for the season.
kids playing softball
New softball pitch getting great use this summer...
cat available for adoption at humane services
There are many beautiful, healthy and friendly cats available for adoption at Humane Services, in the City of St.John's.

Living in St. John's

Scenic Hiking Trail

The City of St. John's is a vibrant place to live, work and play. The City is pleased to offer a wide variety of services to our residents. In this section of the website you will find everything from animal adoption to information on the water you drink to our wide variety of recreational opportunities.  When you think of a municipality some of the most common services that may come to mind include garbage collection, water and sewer services, or roads. But the City of St. John's offers much more than the basic municipal services, have a look and find out why St. John's is such a great place to live and raise a family.

The City of St. John’s is celebrating National Child Day, a day to celebrate the rights of children everywhere, with a week of free events from Sunday, Nov. 18 to Saturday, Nov. 24.
The swimming pool at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre is closed until December 9.

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To facilitate the water main work on Portugal Cove Road, the road will occasionally be reduced to one shared lane between Renouf Place and New Cove Road.  Motorists may experience delays. Flagpersons...
Nine parking meters will be bagged on Springdale Street prohibiting public parking, to accommodate parking logistics required for Salvation Army Centre of Hope construction project. Parking meters...
Portugal Cove Road will be closed between Elizabeth Avenue and Rennies Mill Road for construction work staring on Monday, June 18 continuing until November 30, 2018.   Residential traffic and...

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Solicitation of Expressions of Interest are invited from Persons Interested in being Appointed as a Commissioner of the Assessment Review Court for the City of St. John’s   2019 marks the beginning...
An appeal against a decision of the Department of Planning, Engineering and Regulatory Services to reject an application for the subdivision of a lot at 8-16 Heffernan's Place will take place 12:15 p...
The temporary water filling station at the city depot (25 Blackler Avenue) is closing tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. The water station first opened in August when levels of manganese in the ...

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Spend the afternoon with friends playing a card game of your choice - bridge, crib, 120's, or even board games. Bring a friend! Refreshments provided. Wednesdays, 1:30 to 4 p.m Oct. 3 to...
Christmas at Commissariat Silent Nights by Candle light November 21 & 28, 2018, 7 – 9pm   Enjoy a magical wander through the house by candlelight at your own pace in an...
Folk Night at the Ship Pub   Presented by the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Arts Society, Folk Night at the Ship is St. John's oldest continually running event (started 1974) and...

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