The Small Town in Me

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The project will start in Winter 2018

There is a small town in each and everyone of us. Even if we have never lived in a small town, or traveled through one, we have been touched by the memories, experience and humour of a friend or a relative who has grown up in such a community. Many of our own ancestors came to our country from small towns across the globe. <...>

David Suzuki, Scientist, TV Host:

"I believe elders play a very important role of reminding people what the world was like when they were young"

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Read essay of David Suzuki for The Small Town in Me project specially after relaunching of 1000 Towns website

Humans of Small Towns

Every town is proud of notable citizens. We are proud to share their stories.

Events In and Around

The place where town's people and tourists would meet and help each other

Under construction

Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny River Race
Santa Claus Parade
Candlelight Christmas Walk & Lighting Ceremony
Port Hope Farmers’ Market

Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny River Race

10 am - 3pm To commemorate a devastating flood that inundated Port Hope’s downtown in 1980, the annual Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny river race is an exciting ten-kilometer race on the Ganaraska River, drawing crowds of up to 15,000 spectators. Participants range from serious paddlers navigating the cold, fast moving water in kayaks and canoes, to the very entertaining “crazy craft” paddlers, floating any combination of materials down...
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Santa Claus Parade

A spectacular cavalcade of festive sights and sounds featuring a host of exceptional bands along with floats from many local businesses, clubs and community groups. Watch out for the postal workers along the parade route collecting those all-important letters to Santa. Port Hope’s annual Santa Claus parade features an exceptional procession of bands, floats and displays from many local businesses and community groups. Join Santa and kids of all ages...
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Candlelight Christmas Walk & Lighting Ceremony

Friday, 24 November 2017 | 7:00 pm The walk begins at 7pm at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 155 Walton St. and continues to Memorial Park. Participants and spectators alike will sing along to carols as the candlelight procession makes its way down Walton Street. Bring your own lantern or receive a battery operated candle in exchange for a non-perishable food item for the Fare Share Food Bank. Contact 905-885-2004
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Port Hope Farmers’ Market

Open: every Saturday from 8am - 1pm behind Town Hall (56 Queen St.) every Wednesday afternoons from noon - 5pm at the Home Hardware parking lot (177 Toronto Road). Watch for special event days. Contacts 905-396-9832
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SOON: New Gadget for Small Towns of Canada

The Most Attractive Route from A-town to Z-town

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The Town's Webpage for Each Small Town

1000 Towns Newsletter

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- February 23, 2018

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- February 23, 2018

RT @LambtonShores: The Port Franks Camera Club is meeting on Monday, February 26th at the Port Franks Community Centre. Click here for more…
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- February 23, 2018

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- February 23, 2018

RT @DanielleInNL: Look what this come from away stumbled upon today in Toronto! Seeing this show is definitely on my bucket list. #exploren…
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- February 23, 2018

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