Town of Ajax
Your E-News for June 25, 2010
Featured Articles
Ajax Canada Day Celebrations
Ajax in Bloom - Nominations now open
Ajax Trailfest 2010 - June 26
World Cup Pedometer Challenge - June 11 - August 31
Free Family Fitness Thursdays - June to August
Newcomers to Canada Walking Together
Ajax Municipal Election
Ajax Municipal Election
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Upcoming Council & Committee Meetings
June 28 at 7 p.m.
Council Chambers
Community Affairs & Planning 
July 5 at 7 p.m.
Council Chambers
General Government Committee
July 8 at 2 p.m.
River Plate Room
Meetings are held at Ajax Town Hall, 65 Harwood Ave. S.
Minutes and Agendas are available on the Town's Web site
Public Meetings
Notice of Public MeetingZoning By-law AmendmentApplication Z1/10
July 5 at 7 p.m.
Ajax Town Hall, Council Chambers
65 Harwood Ave. S.
Notice of Statutory Public MeetingZoning By-law Amendment Application Z2/09
July 5 at 7 p.m.
Ajax Town Hall, Council Chambers
65 Harwood Ave. S.
Featured Events
Free Weekly Storytime: Tales for Toddlers
June 30, Ajax Library, McLean Branch
Ajax in the News
Ajax diversity plan aims to create a welcoming community
Recommendations include hiring manager for diversity initiatives and creating an Ajax Centre for Understanding
Library cards become free bus ride for Durham kids this summer
Kids up to Grade 8 can register at local libraries for Ride to Read
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Ajax Canada Day Celebrations - July 1
Ajax Canada Day CelebrationsAjax is the place to be this Canada Day holiday - with a huge variety of activities, the July 1 celebration will be the most memorable and diverse yet - a party all Ajacians can enjoy. The fun-filled event, including reptile shows, camel rides and BMX bike show, starts at 10 a.m. at Rotary Park and wraps up at 5 p.m.
Ajax in Bloom - Now accepting nominations

Ajax in Bloom 2010 - nominations now open

Each spring, residents, business and school representatives are invited to nominate what they believe will become the best gardens in Town.

Nominate yourself, a friend or a neighbour by visiting, until June 30.
Ajax Trailfest 2010 - June 26
Ajax Trailfest 2010
Ajax Trailfest 2010
Cyclists and walkers are invited to participate in the second annual Ajax Trailfest. There are three ways to participate: 12 km Family Ride, 35 km Ride with the Mayor and a Waterfront Trail Walk.

Participants will receive a free BBQ lunch, reflective sports pack and 2010 Ajax Trail map.

Still time to register online or register in person at the event. Click here for full event details.
World Cup Pedometer Challenge - June 11 - August 31
Ajax is Walking - Pedeometer Challenge

Join in the fun and make your walking steps count towards Ajax's virtual trek of South Africa's nine host cities for the FIFA World Cup. Challenge your family, friends or coworkers! All steps logged
will go towards the necessary distance of 3,965,000 steps.

Click here for additional info.
Free Family Fitness Thursdays - June - August
Free Family Fitness ThursdaysBy getting out and being active with your family, you're teaching them to live a healthy lifestyle.

Get involved in free fitness programs designed for the entire family to enjoy. Programs run from June to August at Ajax Town Hall, Heritage Square from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Newcomers to Canada Walking Together
Newcomers to Canada Walking TogetherDo you love to walk and meet new people? Then this group is for you. Newcomers to Canada Walking Together is about being more active, and connecting with people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. Everyone is welcome!


2010 Town of Ajax final tax bills have been mailed 
First Installment Due: Friday, June 25, 2010
Second Installment Due: Friday, September 24, 2010
If you did not receive your tax bill, please call the Tax Section
at 905-683-2718 or email
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