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THROWBACK THURSDAY

This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is of the Norwich Block along Riverside Drive and Ouellette Avenue. Taken in the summer of 1976 from Dieppe Gardens. The Toronto Dominion Bank façade located at the corner of Riverside and Ouellette, had been saved to be used in a future location. As of 2022, the bank façade is still in storage. The Norwich Block was demolished in 1999-2000 to make way for the...
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WINDSOR PUBLIC LIBRARY SUMMER PROGRAMS KICK-OFF

Windsor Public Library again has a fantastic program of summer activities planned for area children and all are free of charge. The Windsor Public Library 2022 Summer Reading Club begins Saturday, July 2 and runs through August 27.  From Story times and Take and Make kits, to video games and 3D printers – this year we’re making Summer Reading about more than just books and offering something for everyone. Visit...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Continuing with visits to Windsor by Queen Elizabeth II in honour of her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is of the Queen’s visit to Windsor in 1959. Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip visited Windsor on July 3rd, 1959 as part of her 45-day tour of Canada. Her Majesty arrived in Canada on June 18th and departed on August 1st. The Queen visited every province...
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OUTDOOR MOVIES CONTINUE AT BRIDGEVIEW PARK

Following up on the first outdoor movie screening of the summer, we’re is happy to announce that the next movie date is Friday, June 24 at Bridgeview Park (1899 Grove Avenue) in West Windsor. Activities begin at 7 pm, followed by the screening of the movie LOVE, SIMON at sunset – which we estimate to be between 8:30 and 9 pm.  Please note that the movie is rated 14+ for...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Continuing with our June theme of Royal visits to Windsor in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic has the Queen visiting Windsor on Monday October 1st, 1984, her first visit to Windsor since 1959. Her Majesty was on a 13 day tour of New Brunswick, Ontario and Manitoba from September 24th to October 7th.  The Queen is seen accepting a bouquet of flowers from...
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NEWS, COMMENT AND OPINION: WHEREVER AND WHENEVER YOU WANT

In June, phase 3 of the WPL ‘We’re More Than Books’ Campaign is featuring the many ways you can get the latest local and world news, wherever you want and whenever you want.  Simply select your digital platform of choice and let WPL do the rest of the work to bring you comment, analysis and opinion from around the world. The year-long campaign is focussed – in a fun way –...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Continuing with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations for the month of June, this week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is another image of the then Princess Elizabeth and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip on their visit to Windsor in 1951. This trip was taken in the fall of 1951 and was a cross Canada 33 day visit that included a stop in Windsor. Also included in the photograph is...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

During the month of June, in honour of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee, Throwback Thursday Pics will feature various photographs of the Queen that can be found in your Windsor’s Community Archives’ photograph collection. This week’s image is of the Princess Elizabeth and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh in a receiving line on the Windsor waterfront. This picture was taken at the royals visit to Windsor in 1951, a year...
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FAMILY FRIENDLY MOVIE NIGHT RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY, JUNE 3

With winter behind us and summer just around the corner, parents across Windsor will be looking for activities that appeal to the whole family. Following up on a successful outdoor movie season in 2019, Windsor Public Library is happy to announce that our outdoor movie nights are back and that we’ll be embarking on a summer schedule of family friendly fun at locations across the city.  And best of all – attendance is free! Fun...
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