The BCA hard at work in your neighbourhood

The BCA hard at work in your neighbourhood

Did you know: the BCA is the driving force behind many of our community events? It is subcommittees of the BCA that organize our fall Cancer Chase, the Blackburn Hamlet Fun Fair, the Canada Day Fireworks, and much more! Interested in finding ways to contribute? The...
The June BANAR is available now!

The June BANAR is available now!

Get a sneak peak of our June BANAR online now. Highlights include summer camp registration, an update on the Hamlet’s Maple Leaf, many library events for adults and events for kids including the summer reading club, and of course, the upcoming...

Garage Sale Map

We have compiled a list of garage sales being held in the Hamlet this weekend and mapped them out. The weather may be pushing some sales to Sunday or another weekend, but we have several confirmed sales for...

Sunday’s Bike Events Are Rain or Shine

NOTICE: The Sunday May 7 Bicycle Re-Cycle and Kids Bike Skills Development and Fun Rodeo Day is PROCEEDING AS PLANNED. The Kids Bike Skills Development and Fun Rodeo has been moved indoors to the Blackburn Arena. The 6-9 age session will begin at 10AM and end around...
The April BANAR is available now!

The April BANAR is available now!

Get a sneak peak of our April BANAR online now. Highlights include several Environment and Transportation events, Placemaking, new rates for the community hall rentals, reviving the Neighbourhood Watch program, and an open house for exploring an expansion of the...
The February BANAR is online!

The February BANAR is online!

The February BANAR is online, now with a cover in colour!. Highlights include tentative details for Hockey Day in the Hamlet, a look forward to our big Canada Day party celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday, details on the upcoming Bicycle Re-Cycle and Kids Bike...

President’s Message, January 2017

“So what exactly does the community association do?” It’s a question I’ve heard before from some Hamlet residents. It’s a valid question and I would be happy to shed some light. If you’ve attended a community event that was free of charge, participated in a public...
Breakfast with Santa Success!

Breakfast with Santa Success!

Fun was had by all at our annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa! Check out pictures by our own Evelyn Budd here. Thank you so much to Darlene Avelar for organizing, Sarah Dawson and Belinda Joy for crewing the kitchen, and the Blackburn Girl Guides and Blackburn...

Request for crossing guards in Blackburn Hamlet

The post below is a communiqué drafted as a result of an ongoing discussion regarding the need for increased safety measures during school commute times in Blackburn Hamlet. It was drafted and and reviewed by the team working on the initiative discussed below, and one...

The Blackburn Hamlet Preschool fundraising campaign is underway! An opportunity to meet with the Preschool Board is scheduled for Sunday at the Blackburn Hamlet Community Center. Read on to find out more! 

The Blackboard Hamlet Preschool has launched it’s Capital Campaign to support the school’s relocation efforts for 2017. If you haven’t already heard, this is an incredible story of parents and supporters of the preschool rallying together to keep the...
The September BANAR is now online!

The September BANAR is now online!

Available earlier than your paper copy! The September BANAR is now online, featuring a summary of our annual FunFair, exciting news about the upcoming Cancer Chase, info on the fall cleanup, Seniors Action Committee update, and much, much more!. If you like digital...