Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 03:57 PM
The Town of Arnprior has embraced Recreation and Parks Month by creating a new campaign that will provide barrier free activities throughout the month of June. This campaign is called ‘Recreation Passport’ and is made possible by the Community Better Challenge, run by ParticipACTION.
“The goal of this campaign is to provide barrier free activities that foster strong mental, social, and physical lifestyles,” says Lucas Power, Program and Events Coordinator. “We worked to bring new activities to Town...
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 01:17 PM
Ontario’s tallest tree is still standing but site is closed to visitors
Due to the destructive derecho (pronounced deh-RAY-cho) storm, the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s (NCC) Gillies Grove Nature Reserve in Arnprior is closed to the public until further notice.
Located along the Ottawa River, the 22 hectare property contains some of the last remaining old growth forest in eastern Ontario, including the province’s tallest tree – a 47-metre-tall white pine. The tree draws a lot of visitors and...
Posted on Friday, May 27, 2022 11:58 AM
The Town of Arnprior will celebrate its 160th birthday with the return of the annual music festival – Priorpalooza, presented by Ontario Power Generation – on Saturday, June 4.
“Everyone is excited for the return of summer events. We are thrilled to be back to a full calendar this year” said Director of Recreation Graeme Ivory. “Priorpalooza is the official kick-off to summer in Arnprior. We’ll also be celebrating 160 years of this wonderful community.”
The sound of music and fun returns...
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2022 09:45 AM
Please note that Arnprior Town Hall will be closed on Monday May 23 in observance of Victoria Day.
Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 03:44 PM
To minimize the risk of fire and burn injury, the Arnprior Fire Department does not recommend family fireworks or informal neighbourhood displays. We recommend attending public fireworks displays hosted by your municipality or other responsible organizations. If you do still choose to have a family or an informal neighbourhood firework display, check with your local municipality about regulations regarding fireworks. Here are some important safety tips to be followed: