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Friday, April 9, 2021 - 9:00am
April 11 to 17 is Animal Care and Control Officer Appreciation Week. We are very grateful for our Animal Control Officers - thank you for the good work you do!
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 1:30pm
The City of St. John’s is offering a number of exciting programs for adults, children and seniors. Registration is still open and spaces are available in these popular programs.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 11:00am
West Heights neighbourhood is a mixed density residential area in the west end of the city. With community supports, parks, and open green space...
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 3:30pm
The City of St. John’s Poet Laureate Mary Dalton is encouraging all residents of the City to celebrate National Poetry Month. The theme for Poetry Month 2021 is resilience.
Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 1:00pm
Nominate someone for the 2020 Legend Award. This award recognizes an individual or group who has made significant contributions to the enhancement of tourism in St. John’s.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 12:00pm
Are you looking for activities to entertain the family at home this weekend? Our clever Recreation Team are coming to the rescue with two activities - to help you celebrate Easter weekend.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 11:30am
Garbage put out at the curb for collection must be completely covered from April to November.
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 8:30am
Registration for spring recreation and leisure programs opens soon for all ages, abilities and interests.
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 8:00am
Goulds is a growing neighbourhood with a strong agricultural history located in the southwest area of the city.
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 8:30am
The City of St. John’s hires approximately 150 staff to supervise and deliver summer programs and activities. The application deadline for summer employment opportunities is Thursday, April 1, 2021.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 4:00pm
Staff from across the organization have re-evaluated Duckworth Street for possible road closures under the 2021 Pedestrian Mall program.
Monday, March 22, 2021 - 8:30am
World Water Day, recognized on March 22 since 1993, is an annual United Nations Observance day focusing on the importance of clean and fresh water for all.
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 10:45am
The City of St. John’s is participating in a collaborative project to improve asphalt used in pavement.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 12:30pm
About 5000 visits to the project page since March 11 demonstrate significant interest in the plan for this important city area.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 3:45pm
Wedgewood Park is located in the northeast section of St. John’s. With mixed density living spaces, walking trails, schools, natural open spaces, recreation facilities, and retail centres.
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.