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Northern Bruce Peninsula Fire & Emergency Services

Toy Drive

This year's Toy Drive will run from November 13 to December 11th, 2023.

Donations are needed for newborn through youth age 16. All donations (gifts or monetary) are sincerely appreciated. Please ensure any gifts are new and unwrapped. Monetary donations can be made at the Municipal Office or online.

Donations can be dropped off in our boxes placed at businesses throughout the community.

Online Donations

This year you can submit donations online and receive your tax receipt immediately. Tax receipts available for donations over $10.

Visit the online donation form or access via our QR code.

E-transfers are also accepted. Please use (receipts for e-transfers will be sent at a later date).

Gift Ordering and Distribution

Gifts will be sorted and distributed to the Peninsula Food Banks in Lion's Head and Tobermory.

Holiday Hamper orders are due by December 1. To request toys email or call/text 519-378-8842. Names of families are kept confidential.

Toy Drive Events

Lion's Head Boot Drive

Saturday, December 2: from 10 am - Noon

Across from LCBO, before the parade

Lion's Head Stuff-A-Truck

Saturday, December 2

Donations can be made during the parade or following the parade at the Lion's Head Fire Station

Additional events will be advertised on our

Northern Bruce Peninsula Fire Facebook Page

On behalf of your Northern Bruce Peninsula Firefighters:

Thank you for supporting our Toy Drive!

Because of your donations, many families will enjoy your holiday spirit and have a memorable Christmas this year!

Santa Claus Parades

Lion's Head - Saturday, December 2nd at 1pm

Tobermory - Saturday, December 9th at 1pm

Lion's Head & District

Community Centre & Arena

Book/Schedule Ice Time
View Public Skating Events

Upcoming Free Public Skating

Sat. Nov. 18 - 6 pm to 9 pm

Sat. Nov. 24 - 6 pm to 9 pm

Sat. Dec. 2 - 6 pm to 9 pm

Sat. Dec. 9 - 6 pm to 9 pm

Sat. Dec. 16 - 6 pm to 9 pm

Sat. Dec. 23 - 6 pm to 9 pm

Wed. Dec. 27 - 2 pm to 4 pm

Thurs. Dec. 28 - 2 pm to 4 pm

Fri. Dec. 29 - 2 pm to 4 pm

Sat. Dec. 30 - 6 pm to 9 pm

Bruce County Public Library's Book Mobile

Local stops are scheduled every two weeks, with the following dates in December:

December 5, 2023

December 19, 2023

Stop Locations:

Bradley H Davis Senior Apartments

Tobermory at 10:40 am

Lion's Head (Swan Lake) Legion

6 Hellyer Road at 12:40 pm

Bruce Grey Senior Centre Without Walls - November Calendar

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On-going Activities

Looking for Pickleball? Shinny? Adult Skating? Parent and Tot Skating? Public Skating?

There is a lot happening in our community! Check out our new Community Calendar!

Community groups are invited to share public events on our calendar.

The Meeting Place

Weekly Activities at Tobermory United Church

Mondays: 1pm - 2:30pm - Yoga with Karin

Tuesdays: 10 am - Yoga with Joann; 1pm - 3pm - Drummers

Wednesdays: 1pm - Tobermory Muses (3rd Wednesday of the month)

Thursdays: 10am -11:30am - Tai Chi; 1pm - 4pm Bridge Club

Saturdays: 11:30am - 12:30pm - St. Thomas the Apostle Mass

Visit Tobermory United Church Website

Upcoming Council & Committee Meetings

Council Meetings are held at the Council Chambers at 56 Lindsay Road 5

November 27 at 9 am - Special Council: Community Grants

November 27 at 1 pm - Council Meeting

December 11 at 1 pm - Council Meeting

Council Agendas & Minutes

Did you know?

Council meetings are live streamed and can be viewed after the meeting on our YouTube Channel

Municipal Facility Holiday Closures

Office Holiday Closure

The Municipal Administration Office will be closed starting

Friday, December 22, 2023 at 12 noon

and will reopen on

Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at 8:30 am.

Changes to Curbside Collection

Regular weekly curbside collections will not occur on

Monday, December 25, 2023 or Monday, January 1, 2024.

Instead curbside collection will be rescheduled for

Saturday December 23, 2023 and Saturday, December 30, 2023.

Changes to Landfill Operating Hours

Eastnor Landfill will be closed on Monday December 25, 2023 and Monday, January 1, 2024. All other sites will operate on their regular scheduled days.

Eastnor Landfill will be open on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

Winter Parking Restrictions

Winter parking restrictions are necessary to ensure snow removal operations can be completed safely and effectively.

On-street parking is strictly prohibited between the hours of 2:00 am and 7:00 am from November 1 to April 30.

Waste Management

Curbside Collection

Remember to place waste and recycling at the curbside weekly by 8 am on Mondays for collection.

Waste Disposal Sites

Winter Hours (Starting November 1):

Monday - Eastnor 10am - 4pm

Wednesday - St. Edmund's 10am - 4pm

Saturday - Lindsay 10am - 4pm

Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula

56 Lindsay Road 5

Lion's Head, ON N0H 1W0

(519) 793-3522

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