Here is a recap of the interventions that were registered for 100in1Day Burlington, which took place on Saturday, June 1, 2019.

Intervention Count: 34

Full details of each intervention/activity can be found below

Bubbles for Burlington

Spencer Smith Park
Fill the park with millions of bubbles! Bring your own bubble bottles

Non-Stop Goalie Shootouts

Appleby Ice Centre, Rink 1
Non-stop breakaway shootout practice – Open to Adults 21 yrs+ (co-ed)

Note: Full hockey equipment is mandatory for all participants

Yellow Fish Road

3110 Parkgate Cres., Dr. Charles Best Public School
9:00am – 12:00pm

Yellow Fish Road educates the public about the importance of pollution entering our storm drains and how storm water pollution can harm fish, wildlife and reduce water quality. Participants can mark local storm drains with yellow fish symbols and distribute educational door hangers to homes in the area.

Little Lending Library

Kerns Park
10:00am – 12:00pm
Create a permanent structure in Kerns Park that is a free little lending library, with books for kids, teens and adults. People can take or leave a book.

Bring a book and help fill the library.

Hopscotch Crosswalks

John St. & Elizabeth St., South of James St.
8:30am – the chalk wears off!
Let’s show the City of Burlington that we want some fun, colourful crosswalks downtown! Take a walk along the pedestrian pathway and see how many people decide to play along and hop across the street.

Please be mindful that the road will still be open. Use caution when hopping across the street. The hopscotch will be available all day – until the chalk wears off!

North BurLINKton Ball Hockey Festival

1401 Guelph Line
9:30am – 1:30pm
Family friendly day of ball hockey.

Bring sticks, protective gear and a refillable water bottle!

Spring Tea

2285 New St. (Burlington Senior’s Centre)
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Come join our Spring Tea! Welcome to wear fancy hat or fascinator and join in the fun!

It’s never boring with board games!

1996 Itabashi Way (Tansley Woods Community Centre)
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Stop by Tansley Woods for cards and board games in the atrium. Cards and small board games will be on tables in the atrium/foyer

Doggy Obstacle Course

Hydro Field at 1276 Maple Crossing Blvd.

Join us on the hydro path for agility activities for your pup. Doggy snacks and water provided.
Donations for the Burlington Humane Society are welcome.

100 People of Burlington

Spencer Smith Park
10:00am – 7:00pm

Take your picture at this photo stop in Spencer Smith Park, and post it to social media using #100in1DayBurlON and help us collect pictures of the great faces of Burlington

Free Family Yoga in the Park

Wellington Park, 1371 Baldwin St
4:00 – 5:30pm

Join us for a free outdoor family yoga session in Wellington Park! Enjoy the fresh air and relaxation while we move our bodies and welcome in warm spring temperatures! No previous yoga / fitness experience necessary.

Smash Tournament

YMCA Underground Youth Centre, 500 Drury Lane
3:30 – 8:00pm

Drop by the YMCA Underground Youth Centre at 3:30pm to Register for the Smash Tournament – challenge your friends or make new ones playing video games!

You must be aged 13-19 years to access the YMCA Underground Youth Centre

Blood Donation Event

1250 Brant St.
8:00am – 1:00pm

Donate blood at our Burlington blood donor centre to save the life of a patient in need. Book your appointment at today!

Please bring a government issued ID!

FREE Strawberry Plant OR Plant Your Own Sunflower

750 Maple Ave.
10:30am – 1:30pm

We want to encourage our neighbours to grown their own!
We will talk about and tour the community gardens at Maple Park. Guests will be encouraged to take a Strawberry Plant for their own garden and/or plant out a sunflower seed in a repurposed container. All supplies will be provided.
Bring your little ones, and big ones. Let’s all get together outside and grow things.

If you have a container (such as a water bottle, large yogurt, old coffee cup) please bring it!

No ifs and Butts about the Beach

Lakeshore Road, by Burlington Beach
10:00 – 11:30am

Picking up cigarette butts from the beach strip and launching our cigarette butt recycling unit program.

Protected Bike Lane on Brant

Brant and Caroline
10:00am – 12:00pm

Bring your bike and try it out and let us know if you like it.

Write Positive Messages for teens for their Exams

All Burlington Public Library Branches
9:00am – 5:00pm

Kindly take a moment to write an inspirational note to motivate our students studying for final exams this June!

Family Fitness Pop-up

2311 New St., (Central Park Bandshell area)
11:45am – 12:45pm

As part of the PARTICIPACTION Community Better Challenge, come on out to a 1-hour Family Fitness Pop-Up and let’s get active together!

Family Soccer

2311 New St., (Central Park Bandshell area)
10:15 – 10:45am

As part of the PARTICIPATION Community Better Challenge, Scooby Soccer is hosting a Family Soccer Event. Meet your neighbours, improve your soccer skills, and enjoy the day!

Family Yoga

2311 New St., (Central Park Bandshell area)

As part of the PARTICIPACTION Community Better Challenge, come out to Yoga in the Park with Dan Manns, and let’s get active together!

Some yoga mats will be provided, but bring your own if you have one.

Burlington Model Railway Club Open House

Burlington Model Railway Club
1137 Hidden Valley Drive
10:00am – 4:00pm

See operating model railroads in three different scales:
N-scale and HO-scale inside
G-scale outside on the garden railway
(G-Scale operates weather permitting)

Donations will be gratefully accepted

Ice Cream Social

Corner of Maple & Lakeshore
10:00am – 12:00pm

Meet your neighbours and enjoy some ice cream sandwiches or popsicles.

Success Leadership: Learn the Qualities, Skills and Techniques of Effective Leaders

Halton Police Station 3, Community Room
3800 Constable Henshaw Blvd
9:30am -2:30pm

Come and join Area 56 Toastmasters as we present an educational 3-part series that explores the qualities, characteristics and styles that effective leaders display.

This workshop series is open to all who have an interest in developing their leadership skills. Printed materials will be provided.

Free event, but an at-door donation of $15 would be appreciated to cover event materials. For more info, please click here.


Spencer Smith Park
11:00am – 2:00pm

Participants will be invited to experience a three dimensional cube display that showcases important social issues in our community, informs citizens about United Way’s role in addressing these issues and be invited to design their own 3-D cube illustrating what they think is “Unignorable.”

Chalk City

Hendrie Ave. at David Court
8:45am – 7:00pm

Add a design to our chalk city as you walk along Hendrie Avenue. Feel free to bring your own chalk or we will have some out available between Fairwood Place West and David Court.

Garden on the Go

Harris Crescent and Centennial bike path

Flower garden in a children’s wagon. Just see how easy it is to turn trash into floral treasure.

Summer Kick-off BBQ

864 Drury Lane

Grab your sunnies and slather on the sunscreen, because our Summer Kick-off BBQ is back, baby!

On Saturday, June 1st from 3pm-9pm, our brewery will be transformed into a bumpin’ summer celebration! Absolutely FREE to attend, and the whole family is welcome (including Fido)!

Live music!
West Avenue Cider!
Makers Market!
Doggies from “Save our Scruff”!
SOOOOO much food and beer!

The Big Give – Free Garage Sale

The Salvation Army, 2090 Prospect St.
8:30am – 12:00pm

The Salvation Army is participating in a National Movement of Generosity by offering items for free to those who need it in the Burlington community.  Maybe it will inspire you to pay it forward. 

Free Ice Cream in the Park

Spencer Smith Park

Locate the Cogeco Ice Cream Cart in Spencer Smith Park between 2:00 and 4:00 PM for Ice Cream Bars compliments of Cogeco.