Randy Miller

Broker Of Record

Urban Avenue Realty Ltd., Brokerage

Whitby & Brooklin Real Estate

Office 905-430-1800

Direct 905-430-9444

Email: randy@randymiller.ca

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Pan Am Whitby

On Monday, June 8, the Pan Am Torch will make its way through Whitby. Pick your cheering spot along the torch route or attend a Torch Stop at the Town of Whitby Municipal Offices at 10:30 a.m. The Community Celebration event at Brooklin Community Centre and Library begins at 10:00 a.m. with the torch arriving at 11:45 a.m. Enjoy entertainment, sports and activities, displays and refreshments. Plan to arrive early to get a good spot!

Torch Relay Route

The Toronto 2015 Torch Relay for the Pan Am Games will feature 3,000 torchbearers who will carry the Pan Am flame along its 41-day journey and share the Pan Am spirit in more than 130 communities. Deeply rooted in history and tradition, the Pan Am flame will be lit in May 2015 in a traditional ceremony in Teotihuacan, Mexico, before it travels to Canada. The torch relay will start in Canada on May 30, 2015, and will make its final stop on July 10, 2015, at the Opening Ceremony of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games.

Pan Am Games will be the largest international multi-sport event held in Canada. This year the following sports make their debut in the roster of games: golf, women's rugby sevens, canoe/kayak slalom, women's baseball and the return of men's softball (Pan Am Games); wheelchair rugby, women competing in sitting volleyball and the return of football 7-a-side (Parapan Am Games). Click here for the Torch Route

Durham Region will be hosting the following Pan Am and Parapan Am events:

Ajax – Audley Recreation Complex – Baseball and softball
Oshawa – General Motors Centre – Boxing and weightlifting
Whitby – Abilities Centre – Boccia and judo (Parapan Am)

 

Whitby and the Pan Am Games

Whitby is proud to be a Host Municipality for the Parapan Am Sports of Boccia and Judo which will take place in the state-of-the-art and fully accessible Abilities Centre.

The Town of Ajax to the west and the City of Oshawa to the east are also proud hosts of the Games. Ajax has the priviledge of being the premier baseball and softball venue located at the ARC. Oshawa will host boxing and weightlifting at the Oshawa Sports Centre.

Games Stats:

  • About 10,000 athletes, coaches and officials
  • More than 40 venues
  • Games footprint that stretches across the Greater Golden Horseshoe—from Welland to Oshawa to Minden Hills
  • 51 sports (36 Pan Am and15 Parapan events)
  • 41 Pan American countries
  • 20,000 volunteers
  • 250,000 tourists

 

Toronto 2015 Pan Am & Parapan Am Games: http://www.toronto2015.org/

Randy Miller
Broker of Record

Royal Heritage Realty Ltd.
Offices in Pickering and in Whitby

905-430-1800

 



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Gourmet Food Truck Frenzy

When: Sat. May 9, 2015 (11 am – 9 pm), Sun. May 10, 2015 (11 am – 6 pm)
Where: Iroquois Park Grounds, 500 Victoria St. W., Whitby, ON

Take your tastebuds for a ride and enjoy the creative twists on traditional and international favourites like poutine, pasta, and pizza.  This year there will be 25 food trucks – that's 10 more than last year! There will be food, craft breweries, Ontario wines, entertainment and a family friendly zone.

Savour the food at The Rotary Club of Whitby's 2nd annual Gourmet Food Truck Frenzy, held in the parking lot of the Iroqouis Park Arena.

The Rotary Club of Whitby, strives to change lives. Proceeds for the event will change lives and support programs in Durham Region. So bring your family and friends and eat with purpose.

Free parking is available immediately beside the event at the Whitby GO Station Parking lot. There are approximately 3,000 parking spaces available.

For more information visit http://www.foodfrenzywhitby.ca!

Randy Miller
Broker of Record
Royal Heritage Realty Ltd.
Offices in Pickering and in Whitby

905-430-1800

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Whitbylicious

The Winter Whitbylicious event is a celebration focusing on fantastic local cuisine. Residents are invited to taste what local restaurants have to offer during this year’s Whitbylicious, which is still running until Sunday, Feb. 8.

Menus are priced from $20 – $30 for lunch, while dinner menus are running from $30 -$40.

Ten locally owned and operated restaurants will be participating in the event and each will have exclusive, prix fixe menus featuring mouth-watering dishes.

The restaurants include 1847 Wine and Beer Bistro, Bella Notte Ristorante, The Brock House, Chatterpaul’s Fine Casual Dining and Lounge, Corrado’s Restaurant and Bar, Hot Rocks Creative Diner, KB, Nice Bistro, Shrimp Cocktail Resto-Lounge, and Tap and Tankard.

Whitbylicious supports the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

For more information and menus, visit http://whitbylicious.ca/!

Randy Miller
Broker of Record
Royal Heritage Realty Ltd.
Offices in Pickering and in Whitby
905-430-1800

Visit my blog: https://whitbybrooklinhomes.wordpress.com/

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Scotiabank Backyard Rink 

Start Date: Friday, 23 January 2015
End Date: Friday, 23 January 2015
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Iroquois Park Sports Centre, 500 Victoria Street West, Whitby ON 

The program is FREE to children 7 years of age and under to practice the sport of hockey or ringette. It offers the ice, nets and professional facilities at Iroquois Park Sports Centre as a communal, indoor backyard rink; parents just need to provide the sticks, pucks and protective gear. The program is a key component of the three-way partnership amongst the Town of Whitby, Scotiabank and Whitby Minor Hockey Association.

Contact:Doug Blakely
Email:blakelyd@whitby.ca
Phone:905-430-4300

 

Ice hockey

UOIT Men's Hockey Game

Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015
Time: 7:30-9:30
Venue: Campus Ice Centre 2200 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa ON,
Cost: $7.00 General Admission, Free for students and children under 12

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology´s (UOIT) Men´s Hockey game against the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières will mark the second annual charity fundraiser game. The funds raised at the game will be donated to Their Opportunity. $2.00 from every ticket sale will be donated directly to Their Opportunity, along with the funds raised from the raffle table, which will feature prizes from UOIT Athletics, the Oshawa Generals and more.


Randy Miller
Broker of Record
Royal Heritage Realty Ltd.
Offices in Pickering and in Whitby



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Santa is coming to town

Oshawa’s Christmas Tree Lighting

When:                  Friday, November 21, 2014, 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm

Where:                 Memorial Park

 

The annual Christmas Tree Lighting has been a tradition in Oshawa for over 30 years.

While entering the park listen to the wonderful sounds of the Oshawa Civic Band as they play their musical instruments.


What better way to start the holiday season than with FREE hot chocolate (bring your own mug), great entertainment for all ages, church bells, lighting a Christmas tree and a visit from a very special guest in Red, along with his elves!

 

Oshawa: Santa’s Parade of Lights


When: Saturday November 22, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Where:Check out the Parade Route Page for details:

http://oshawasantaclausparade.org/paraderoute.htm

 

 

Christmas in the Village in Brooklin

 

When: Friday, November 28, 2014, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where:Grass Park, 41 Baldwin Street, Downtown Brooklin

Experience the essence of an "Old Time Christmas" at Downtown Brooklin's Christmas in the Village. The weekend of events begins on Friday evening at Grass Park at 6:00 p.m. Santa, his reindeer and friends help light the Christmas tree (around 6:30 pm).

 

Santa Claus Parade in Ajax


When:                                  Saturday, November 29, 2014 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Where:                                 Bayly Street and Mackenzie ending at Town Hall

 

Once again, Ajax residents and visitors are invited to come out and welcome Santa when he arrives in town for “Santa’s Magical Parade of Lights”. The parade begins at the intersection of Bayly Street and Mackenzie Avenue, proceeding east along Bayly and then north on Harwood Avenue South, concluding at Ajax Town Hall. Immediately following the parade will be a special tree lighting ceremony at Town Hall (65 Harwood Avenue South) with children’s activities. Parking at Town Hall is limited and patrons are encouraged to park at the Ajax Plaza, Harwood Shopping Centre or Baywood Centre. For more information and a route map, visit www.ajax.ca

 

Pickering's Santa Claus Parade

When:                   Saturday, November 29, 2014 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Where:                 Glenanna Road between Dixie Road and Pickering Parkway

 


Whitby's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

When:                  December 5, 2014, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:                 Whitby Public Library, Celebration Square, 405 Dundas Street West

 

Watch Celebration Square come alight when we kick off the holiday season with the annual Christmas tree lighting.   Families can enjoy caroling, seasonal  entertainment, crafts and activities, hot chocolate and cookies.   Please bring an unwrapped toy as we launch the Stuff -a-Bug Toy Drive.   Enjoy evenings in the square throughout the season.

 

Whitby’s Santa Claus Parade

When:                  December 6, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Where:                 Brock Street


Approximately 20,000 people line Brock Street each year to watch the marching bands, dance groups, floats, clowns and musical entertainment - all in anticipation of catching a glimpse of Santa Claus and his reindeer.


The parade is operated by JCI Durham, a membership-based non-profit organization of young people aged 18 to 40 years, who seek targeted solutions to unique problems in the community.


Both JCI Durham and the Whitby Chamber of Commerce judge the best parade entries, which can be viewed on the JCI website. The best overall entry is announced at the Parade Awards Dinner in January.


Visit the JCI Parade webpage at whitbyparade.com for registration and additional information!


Randy Miller 
Broker  
Re/Max Rouge River Realty Ltd., Brokerage  
905-668-1800 or 905-427-1400


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The Muppets "Most Wanted"

 

Whitby Movie in the Park - The Muppets

 

Start Date:          Friday, July 18, 2014 9:00 PM

End Date:            Friday, July 18, 2014 10:30 PM

Address:              Willow Park - 50 Willow Park Drive, Whitby, Ontario


Free Movie in the Park. Relax in your lawn chair, snuggle up in a blanket, and enjoy the great outdoors while watching movies on a large, outdoor screen. Whitby's Movies in the Park take place at various parks throughout the summer. Movies are located at 4 Whitby park locations.

 

If the weather is inclement, movies will be rescheduled to the Sunday of the same weekend. Grab some popcorn, sit back, and enjoy the show. Concessions stand on site.


For more information visit http://www.whitby.ca/en/residents/moviesinthepark.asp



Randy Miller

Sales Representative 

Re/Max Rouge River Realty Ltd., Brokerage

905-668-1800 or 905-427-1400



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Whitby Harbour Day


Start Date:          Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:00 PM

End Date:            Saturday, July 26, 2014 10:00 PM

Address:              Port Whitby Marina, 301 Watson Street, Whitby

 

Whitby Harbour Day is a free, summer celebration of Whitby's historic harbour with fun for the whole family. The event highlights Whitby's harbour facilities including Port Whitby Marina and Whitby Yacht Club. The waterfront awaits visitors from Port Whitby Marina and Yacht Club to the Lions Promenade and the Waterfront Trail. Enjoy food and beverage vendors through out the event.

 

New for this year: the Dragon Boat experience, sponsored by Whitby Toyota Scion. Whitby Harbour Day includes water ski shows, community and boating displays, arts and crafts, food vendors, Station Gallery kids program and Artists, children's activities and live entertainment.

 

Visit the Whitby Yacht Club Open House including; children's activities, Sailing School Demonstrations, water shuttle and live entertainment. Harbour Day will wrap up with a nautical Parade of Lights and spectacular Dentistry on Dundas firework display.

 

Harbour Day is FREE admission.

 

For more information visit > www.whitby.ca/events


Randy Miller

Sales Representative 

Re/Max Rouge River Realty Ltd., Brokerage

905-668-1800 or 905-427-1400


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Summer in The Square - Ajax

 

 

Summer in the Square



Start Date:           Wednesday, July 09, 2014 7:00 PM

End Date:             Wednesday, July 09, 2014 8:00 PM

Location:             Ajax Town Hall
Address:               65 Harwood Ave. S., Ajax, ON


 

       

Running until August 20, Heritage Square at Ajax Town Hall becomes your Wednesday night free entertainment destination. Bring a chair to the square for Music in the Square (live concerts) and Kids in the Square (children’s performances) alternating weekly. All performances take place rain or shine. Performances move indoors if inclement weather where admission is on a first come, first served basis (180 capacity). 


For more information on performances, visit www.ajax.ca.


Music in the Park - Whitby


 

Start Date:           Wednesday, July 09, 2014 7:00 PM 

End Date:             Wednesday, July 09, 2014 8:30 PM

Address:               800 Brock Street South, Whitby, ON


 

Enjoy free live music by local musicians throughout July and August at two of Whitby's popular parks. Music in the Park has grown from an event hosted at one location to entertainment at two parks: Rotary Centennial Park on Wednesday evenings in Whitby and Grass Park in Brooklin on Thursday evenings. Support local artists at two of Whitby's finest parks. Musical performances include blues, classics, and jazz.


For more information on performances, visit Town of Whitby.


Waterfront Concert Series

Pickering Beachfront concerts


Start Date: Thursday, July 10, 2014 7:00 PM

End Date:   Thursday, July 10, 2014 9:00 PM

Address:     Beachfront Park, Pickering, ON

 

Bring your blanket & a lawn chair and enjoy a free evening concert at the lakeshore.  Proudly presented in partnership with Ontario Power Generation and Fairwater Estates. 


2014 Band Line-up:


Jul-10 Straight Shooter (Pop Rock)

Jul-17 Stacey Renee (Pop Rock Country)

Jul-24 Royal Scam (Rock)

Jul-31 Sugar Heat (Latin)

Aug-07 Sons of Steel (Steel Drums)

Aug-14 Backspin (Classic Rock)

Aug-21 Bing Serrao & The Ramblers (Latin Caribbean)

Aug-28 Chick n' Beards (Pop Motown Classic)


Summer Concert Line-up

 


Randy Miller

Sales Representative

Re/Max Rouge River Realty Ltd., Brokerage

905-668-1800 or 905-427-1400

 

 

 

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Check out this year's Whitby Ribfest from July 11 to 13.

Whitby Ribfest


Fun, Food and Entertainment..right here in Whitby! Ribs and more, carnival and more, shopping and more, live music and more.....

 

WHEN:

July 11th – 13th, 2014

Friday 12pm to 11pm
Saturday 11am to 11pm
Sunday 11am to 8pm

 

WHERE:

Whitby Victoria Fields are directly south of Iroquois Park Sports Complex. South of Victoria Street between Gordon St and Watson Street.

 

 

Ribfest Whitby

 


There will be nine award-winning ribbers, food vendors, marketplace vendors, live entertainment and a midway. There's also a rib eating contest, so prepare to have fun and get messy.

 

For more information visit www.whitbyribfest.com or visit their facebook page

www.facebook.com/whitbyribfest!


 

Randy Miller

Sales Representative

Re/Max Rouge River Realty Ltd., Brokerage

905-668-1800 or 905-427-1400


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Do it for Dads


Start Date: Sunday, 15 June 2014

End Date: Sunday, 15 June 2014

Time: 2:30 PM

Registration by Date: Saturday, 14 June 2014

Where: Heydenshore Pavilion, 589 Water St., Whitby ON, L1N9G4

All Ages | Free

 

Prostate Cancer Canada’s Do it for Dads Walk-Run raises awareness and funds for the leading cancer affecting Canadian men and the families that love them. Funds raised by the event will support research that will uncover better diagnostic and treatment options and will help provide comprehensive support services for the 1 in 7 Canadian men living with prostate cancer.


For more information and registration details, visit: http://www.doitfordads.com/


Randy Miller

Sales Representative  

Re/Max Rouge River Realty Ltd., Brokerage

905-668-1800 or 905-427-1400


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Alice in Wonderland Jr.


June 5-7, 12-14, 2014  Curtain: 8 pm

June 8 & 15, 2014  Curtain: 2 pm

Whitby Courthouse Theatre, 416 Centre St. S., Whitby, ON

Tickets: $15


Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice’s madcap adventures in Wonderland as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game! A fast-paced stage adaptation of the timeless Disney film, featuring updated dialogue and new arrangements of such classic Disney songs as “I’m Late,” and “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah.”


For more information visit:  http://whitbytheatre.org


 

Randy Miller

 Sales Representative 

Re/Max Rouge River Realty Ltd., Brokerage
905-668-1800 or 905-427-1400


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Ontario Entrepreneur Week 2014 - Breakfast Seminar Series with guest steaker Arlene Dickinson


Arlene Dickinson in Whitby


When:              Wednesday June 11, 7:00am - 9:30am

Where:             Landmark Cinemas 24, 75 Consumers Dr., Whitby, ON L1N 9S2

Ticket price:     $ 90.00


Arlene Dickinson is a Canadian author, entrepreneur, television personality, and venture capitalist. She is CEO of Venture Communications and is represented by CBC Television as a self-made multi-millionaire. Dickinson joined the cast of the CBC business reality show Dragons' Den during its second season in 2007. She was selected to perform on the series after she won numerous awards including Calgary Business Owner of the Year, PROFIT magazine's Top 100 Women Business Owners, the Pinnacle Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence and Canada's Most Powerful Women Top 100.


Get your tickets here >>> http://metroland.com/arlenedickinson


 

Randy Miller

 Sales Representative 

Re/Max Rouge River Realty Ltd., Brokerage
905-668-1800 or 905-427-1400


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