Listen to your art! Find a fun hobby at Vaughan community centres this fall

Registration for fall and winter recreation programs and swim lessons starts this week Parents: as you’re making back-to-school schedules for the kids, consider squeezing in some after-school activities. Hobbies are healthy for children – it keeps them energized and alert, making studying easier and grades better. Vaughan community centres and the City Playhouse Theatre offer […]

Welcoming the Year of the Rooster

The Chinese New Year is a time to reflect on our past accomplishments and look forward to the year ahead as family and friends gather to celebrate old and new traditions. For me, it is a special occasion because I have the opportunity to spend quality time with my family as well as the Vaughan […]

Ilse Thompson fonds

The Way We Were: Archives Collection and Image of the Month Series

The main role of the City Archives is to manage government records with long-term business value. The City of Vaughan Archives also collects, preserves and makes available for research permanently valuable non-government records from the Vaughan community that document the rich and diverse heritage of the City of Vaughan. Every month we’ll share pieces of Vaughan’s heritage […]

Menorah Ceremony invitation

Lighting the menorah in celebration of Hanukkah

Every year, Jewish families come together to celebrate the Festival of Lights, also known as Hanukkah. The holiday is celebrated with festive foods, gifts, games and most importantly, lighting the menorah for each of the eight nights of Hanukkah. Every family may celebrate Hanukkah differently, but there are popular traditions commonly practiced in many Jewish […]

Lighting up the Christmas spirit at Vaughan City Hall

Christmas is a time when family and friends gather together to celebrate new and old traditions. From cookie making and gift giving, to tree decorating and more, there are countless activities and festivities for all ages to enjoy during the holiday season. What traditions do you participate in during this time of the year? For […]

Paying tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice

Last November, the City of Vaughan created its first poppy mural at City Hall where residents and visitors contributed messages of peace, respect and gratitude. Each day until Remembrance Day, I watched the mural grow and it was amazing to see the final result – a beautiful wall that honoured all veterans and those who […]

The Way We Were: Archives Collection and Image of the Month Series

The main role of the City Archives is to manage government records with long-term business value. The City of Vaughan Archives also collects, preserves and makes available for research permanently valuable non-government records from the Vaughan community that document the rich and diverse heritage of the City of Vaughan. Every month we’ll share pieces of Vaughan’s heritage […]