Well, it certainly is nice to hear birds singing again, warmer temperatures and snow melting! It has been a long cold winter but Spring is finally here and I can’t wait to get out on the street and start freshening things up and planting flowers! J
Downtown Acton Clean – Up Blitz:
We have our annual Downtown Acton Clean – Up Blitz on Saturday, April 26th. We will be meeting in the Willow St. S. parking lot at 9:00 am and clean up various areas in downtown Acton. This is also Earth Day with lots of activities all over Halton Hills. This is also going to be the day for a wide clean up of tree branches from the ice storm. If you know of anyone in need of assistance please contact the Town of Halton Hills as there are community groups going out that day to start the clean up.
The Downtown Acton BIA has a community calendar on our website www.downtownacton.ca under the festival and events page. If you know of an event that is not posted please contact the BIA office at firstname.lastname@example.org and if it is appropriate we will post it on our website. So, if you are looking for something to do check out the calendar!
DOWNTOWN ACTON BUSINESS OF THE MONTH AWARD:Do you know a business in downtown Acton that has given you exceptional customer service and would like to be able to give them some recognition? The Acton BIA is starting a Business of the Month Award to help promote downtown Acton businesses. We will take nominations from patrons of local businesses based on ‘great experiences’. The business will be featured on the Downtown Acton BIA website for the month, have a sign in their store window with a photo opportunity with The New Tanner. Nomination forms are available at various businesses in downtown Acton or on our website www.downtownacton.ca We would like to have our first Business of the Month announcement for May 1st! So, fill out your nomination today!
I LOVE ACTON CONTEST May 1st to June 5th:
Acton BIA businesses will have ballots available for patrons to write what they like best about Acton, the business will then display the ballots in their windows. How cool it would be to see all this positive stuff about Acton in all the windows! The ballots will be the shape of a flower in various shades to dress up our downtown windows for spring. At the end of the contest a winner will be drawn from all that are posted and the prize is $200 BIA bucks. Contest date: May 1st – June 5th.
Spring Fling! Thursday, May 1st downtown Acton from 3 – 7pm. Sidewalk sales, music, refreshments and so much more. Help us kick off Spring!
Acton Farmers’ Market opening day will be Thursday, June 5th on Willow St. S. between Mill & Church St. Hours of operation will be 3 – 7 pm. We have some special activities planned for opening day including the draw for $200 BIA Bucks from the ballots entered for the “I love Acton” contest! Sharp My Knife will be available opening day for all your knives, tools, scissors etc. to be sharpened. We have our returning vendors and some great new ones! “Come for the freshness, stay for the fun”
Canada Day Concert in the Park will be on Tuesday, July 1st in Prospect Park. Events will start at 6 pm and finish at 9 pm in time for the Acton Fire Fighters fireworks display.
Leathertown Festival is Sunday, August 11th from 11 am to 5 pm. You won’t want to miss this event. We have 6 blocks of fun and entertainment for the entire family. This is our 23rd annual Leathertown Festival and plans are already underway and you won’t be disappointed.