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Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 2:00pm
Many of our spring recreation programs still have space!
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 12:30pm
Nominations for the St. John’s Applause Awards are Extended until April 7
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 10:45am
Registration will open on April 7 for spring swim lessons, fall pre-school and after school programs.
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 2:30pm
Many of our Recreation programs have space this spring.
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:30pm
Facts, traffic signal statistics, and background information about pedestrian crossings at intersections.
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 9:00am
Since the launch of the plan, 89 of 136 initiatives have been completed and several more are nearing completion...
Monday, March 21, 2022 - 1:30pm
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination calls on people around the world to stand up against racial prejudice and intolerant attitudes.
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 12:30pm
Global Reycling Day helps recognize and celebrate the importance recycling plays in preserving our primary resources and securing the future of our planet.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 11:00am
Project may be delayed due to cost increases...
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 1:15pm
The City of St. John’s values the contributions that seniors make to our community. Each year, we recognize a senior who has made a significant impact to the city.
Friday, March 11, 2022 - 1:00pm
The City of St. John’s values the contributions of its volunteers and the impact that they have on the community.
Monday, March 7, 2022 - 11:15am
The City of St. John’s recognizes the importance of youth in our city and how they make St. John’s a better place to live. Nominate a deserving youth today.
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - 11:15am
The City of St. John’s reminds residents that the correct placement of curbside waste helps keep our city accessible for everyone.
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 9:00am
The City of St. John’s honours the very best in the tourism industry to those who have made significant contributions to the tourism industry from January to December of the previous year.
Friday, February 25, 2022 - 4:15pm
Please note: The dates listed for Spring Swimming, Preschool and Afterschool (2022-23) in the printed Spring 2022 City Guide on the Recreation registration page (page 24) are incorrect.
Friday, February 25, 2022 - 12:00pm
Each year the City of St. John’s hires approximately 150 staff to supervise and deliver summer programs and activities.
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 3:15pm
Many neighbourhood volunteers are willing to look out for one another’s interests, through Neighbourhood Watch. Ever wonder who is on the team?
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 2:00pm
Celebrating built heritage is important to the City of St. John’s. This week is Heritage week and what better way to celebrate then nominate someone for a Heritage award.
Friday, February 18, 2022 - 11:00am
The City of St. John’s would like to send a big thank you to Lululemon for adding four new pieces of adaptive equipment to our inventory!
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 9:45am
Since 2010 the Recycling Facility at Robin Hood Bay has processed 75,000 tonnes of paper and container recyclables.
Monday, February 14, 2022 - 9:45am
Journey outside this February and share your activities and adventures on social media using hashtags #WinterWalkDay #JourneyOutside.
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 3:30pm
Help spread the love in your community this Valentine’s Day! Y can learn how City of St. John’s Neighbourhood Watch program can help bring your neighbours together to make it safer.
Monday, February 7, 2022 - 3:00pm
Celebrate winter with a variety of free activities taking place Feb. 11 to 14., including several fun outdoor events at ChillFest.
Friday, February 4, 2022 - 12:30pm
Residents are asked to allow for extra time when commuting and avoid unnecessary travel during extreme weather. Contact Access St. John's at 311 or 754-CITY to report issues.