Community Events

April 29, 2016

James McIntyre Poetry Contest

This annual poetry contest is open to all ages; JK, SK, all school grades, and adult. Your poem may be on any subject, with a maximum of three entries perperson. Suggested Styles include Rhyming Verse, Free Verse, Limerick, Haiku, Acrostic, and Sonnet. All entries must be received by April 29, 2016 at 4pm. Email entries to In .doc or .docx file format. To download a copy of the contest guidelines and entry form, please visit For more information please call (519) 485-0120 In 2016, the Special Awards will include: NEW – 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare’s Death – […]
March 5, 2016

Youth Entrepreneurship Design Jam

This is an exciting and energetic event where young people, entrepreneurs, service providers, and community members can come together to brainstorm ideas on how to support more young people in starting and growing businesses. At this event, we will be facilitating a design process where you will work in groups to come up with ideas that tackle some of the challenges and barriers young entrepreneurs are experiencing in getting their businesses off the ground. These ideas will form part of the recommendations in our upcoming report on Youth Entrepreneurship in Oxford County, so make sure you come out and have […]