2013 Community Events Calendar
How do I get my event listed on Mount Pearl's Community Events Calendar (website homepage)?
To have your event included on the City’s Events Calendar, please complete the Event Submission Form. Events must follow the criteria listed below to be posted.
Criteria for Event Publication on the City of Mount Pearl’s Website
Event to take place in Mount Pearl;
Event to be from non-for-profit organization or event produced by business as an attraction, in which it is an event that the public are invited to attend (i.e. events at the Glacier or Reid Centre);
Promotion on special days/themes, blood donor clinics, or other as agreed to by the City.
For more information please contact Connie Fleming, Communications & Marketing Officer at 748-1009 or email@example.com
2013 Community Events Calendar
- published January 2013
Please note that updates may have been made to these calendars since printing. Please refer to the on-line calendar on our website homepage as well.
Mount Pearl Frosty Festival
The City of Mount Pearl is known most for its spectacular winter carnival held in February each year. This year's festival is scheduled for February 7-15. Please visit the "Frosty Festival" website for information.
SIG 50 Plus St. Patrick's Day Events
Mount Pearl's 50 Plus community are invited to a St. Patrick's Day Dance each year at the Park Place which takes place the Friday closest to St. Patrick's Day. Tickets go on sale early March each year at the Reid Centre. Anyone 50 years of age or older are welcome. For more information call 748-6485 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Coordinated by Mount Pearl Seniors Independence Group.
Each year, the people of Mount Pearl take time to recognize the outstanding volunteers in our community. Volunteer Week 2013 will take place from April 21 - 27. Please show your appreciation to those who contribute to the quality of our community life. For more information on Volunteer Week activities, please contact Krista Tucker at 748-1008 or email@example.com or visit www.envision.ca.
Citizen of the Year
Each year, a resident of the City of Mount Pearl is named Mount Pearl Citizen of the Year. This event is held annually by the Kinsmen Club of Mount Pearl, in partnership with the City of Mount Pearl and is held in conjunction with Volunteer Week. People of Mount Pearl take time to recognize the outstanding citizens in our community. Every Community Group has a special person and this event offers groups a chance to thank them with a nomination so they can be recognized for their outstanding volunteer work within their community.
The 2012 Citizen of the Year Ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the Reid Community Centre.
Tickets go on sale beginning April 6, 2013 at the Reid Centre. Cost is $15 per person.
Deadline for nominations for the 2012 Citizen of the Year is March 22, 2013. Please click here for Nomination Form.
Many thanks to all those who take the time to nominate such worthy community volunteers.
For more information on the Mount Pearl Citizen of the Year event, please contact Krista Tucker at 748-1008 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mount Pearl Youth Week
Mount Pearl Youth Week will run from May 12-18, 2013. The Mount Pearl Youth Week poster will be available at a later date with more details.
Focus on Youth Awards
The Focus On Youth Awards are designed to honor the youth, and adults that work with youth, who make outstanding contributions to the community in the areas of arts, sports, self-improvement and voluntarism. There are 15 awards presented each year.
Congratulations to all Focus on Youth Award nominees over the past twenty-four years! As a city we are extremely proud of the many accomplishments and the outstanding contribution of our youth community and we also salute the adult volunteers who provide support and guidance.
Please click here for the bios of the winners of the 2012 Focus On Youth Award Winners.
Youth group leaders, teachers, coaches, etc. are encouraged to participate as we pay tribute to our City's Youth each year! Deadline for nominations for the 2012 Awards was March 1, 2013. The 2012 Focus on Youth Awards Banquet took place May 15, 2013. For more information, please call Garry Fraser, Youth Services Coordinator at 748-1010 or email email@example.com.
Special thanks to supporting businesses and major sponsors - Newfoundland & Labrador Credit Union, Eastern Audio Limited, and Smitty's Family Restaurant.
2012 Nominations package and forms.
Canada Day Festivities
Takes place each year on July 1st at St. David's ballfield (off Ruth Avenue) from 12noon-3:00pm. Help us celebrate with children's entertainment, birthday cake, 'Most Outrageously Dressed Person Contest' for those wearing red & white, and Canada Day posters, prizes, pins and flags. Admission is a non-perishable food item. Rainy day site is the Reid Community Centre. For more information contact Krista Tucker at 748-1008 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mount Pearl City Days Celebrations
2013 City Days will be held from Friday, July 19 to Sunday, July 21, 2013. This birthday celebration promises to be a hit for visitors and residents alike.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - JULY 19-21, 2013 (Poster)
Family Day Schedule of Events - July 20 11am-3pm
AAMP Arts in the Park Series
Arts in the Park Series is coordinated by the Association for the Arts in Mount Pearl (AAMP) in partnership with the Community Services Department. For more information visit www.aamp.ca. Each Monday in August, AAMP will hold Arts in the Park at Centennial Street (City Hall Gazebo). Please stay tuned for 2014 dates and events.
Movie in the Park
Outdoor Family Movie to take place Thursday, August 15, 2013. Movie starts at dusk (8:30pm approximately). In case of inclement weather, movie will take place the next night. Bring your blankets and enjoy the movie. Admission: non-perishable food item. For more information, please call Krista Tucker at 748-1008 or email email@example.com.
Oktoberfest Craft Fair
The Oktoberfest Craft Fair takes place each year on Thanksgiving Day (October 14, 2013) from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Reid Community Centre. It's a great opportunity to get fantastic Christmas gifts, decorations and much more! Admission is $2 (children under 12 years admitted free of charge). Also, enjoy a sausage and sauerkraut luncheon in our refreshment garden and kids can do crafts in the "Kiddies Corner". For more information contact Krista Tucker at 748-1008 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remembrance Day Parade
The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 36, Remembrance Day Parade takes place each year on November 11. The Parade leaves 10:30am from the Church of the Ascension and travels down Smallwood Drive, onto Park Avenue, heading east to the Legion Memorial at Park Place Community Centre on Park Avenue. The Remembrance Day Ceremony begins 11:00am. Families and individuals are encouraged to come along as we pay tribute to and remember the members of the armed forces who have died in the line of duty.
Mount Pearl Lions Club Santa Claus Parade
The Mount Pearl Lions Club Santa Claus Parade takes place on December 7, 2013. Leaves from Mount Pearl Intermediate School and travels down Ruth Avenue then onto Park Avenue and finishes at Mount Pearl Square (Topsail Road). For more information or to enter a float, etc., please contact the Lions Club at 368-6186.
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Takes place on the same date as the Santa Claus Parade, December 7, 2013 at 6:30pm at City Hall. Come along and join Mayor Randy Simms and Members of Council as we celebrate the festive season. Our very own Community choirs will lead us in the singing of our favorite Christmas carols. Hot chocolate and cookies will be available. For more information contact Krista Tucker at 748-1008 or email@example.com.
SIG 50 Plus Christmas Dinner & Dance
Mount Pearl's 50 Plus community is invited to a Christmas Dinner & Dance at the Reid Community Centre. Usually takes place the second or third week of December. There is a great meal and entertainment. Tickets go on sale the third week of November each year at the Reid Centre. Anyone 50 years of age or older is welcome. For more information call 748-6485 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Coordinated by Mount Pearl Seniors Independence Group.
First Night Celebrations
Mount Pearl First Night Family Celebrations take place each year on December 31st from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the Glacier Arena (usually). This family-oriented, non-alcohol skating party emphasizes fun and participation. There'll be music, entertainment and party favours. Admission is a non-perishable food item. For more information contact Krista Tucker at 748-1008 or email@example.com.
20 Minute Makeover
The Community Services Department's Spring anti-litter campaign, the Mount Pearl 20-Minute Makeover event, takes place annually each spring and encourages individuals, groups, schools and businesses to get outside just for 20 minutes to lend a hand and help keep Mount Pearl beautiful. The 2013 - 20 Minute Makeover takes place April 27 to June 29. For more information, please contact Sean McKenna @ 748-1046 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also see details here, view the poster of the 20 Minute Makeover.