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Civic Operations Open House

Civic Operations Centre, 955 Concordia Way

Join us for a free, interactive open house to celebrate National Public Works Week (May 15–21). This year's theme is "Ready and Resilient" and showcases the superheroes within every public works professional. Our dedicated team in our Civic Operations Department is always READY to serve our community, and RESILIENT as ever in their abilities to overcome challenges. 

Saturday, May 28, 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Civic Operations Centre, 900 McGill Road (parking and access via Bunker Road) 

Activities are planned for all ages and aim to showcase our local superheroes and the contributions they make to our community. Free family activities include: 

  • tours of the City’s sign shop, greenhouse, and mechanical shop
  • hockey target practice - with a backhoe!
  • face painting
  • build-a-bridge construction activity
  • birdhouse painting
  • interactive archaeology activity
  • Electric Avenue – check out the electric garbage truck!
  • traffic signal light activity
  • hard hats, popcorn, and cold treats for children
  • cold drinks and hot dogs – BBQ by the Valleyview Lions Club
  • door prizes and more!

Visitors will receive a site map of the event, which will be stamped at each open house station. Attendees will have an opportunity to use their map as a ballot for door prizes, including a hanging basket! 

To celebrate the "Ready and Resilient" theme, and children are encouraged to come dressed as their favourite superhero!