2021 has been the year of recovery.
Let’s continue to foster Clarington’s economic journey, together.
The virtual event will address an update as Mayor Foster highlights the upcoming projects leading our growth and how we can work together to achieve the best results for Clarington Businesses & Residents.
This session covers the essential steps to starting a small business including registering a business name, licenses & permits, HST, business banking, insurance and hiring employees.
Join Spark Centre and Launch Lab on October 21st at #startupgrind as Kerri King from Kerri King Consulting sits down with one of today’s leading voices on branding and empowerment, Katie Zeppieri, Founder of GIRL TALK Speakers Bureau!
06:00 PM| 2365 6th Concession Rd, Greenwood ON L0H 1H0
Take a guided walking tour of the historic village at night and hear stories from the past that still haunt us today. Learn about paranormal investigations that have found evidence of spirits and ghosts, and hear stories of past tragedies that actually took place in Pickering's past.
Registration required in advance online. Cost per person is $25 including tax. The program is 1 hour. There is a maximum of 9 people in the program. Call 905.683.8401 for assistance.
06:00 PM| 270 Simcoe Street N
In this “Make & Take Workshop” you will utilize a variety of succulents to create a living centrepiece for your home or desk that you can enjoy all year round. Set in the Potting Shed of the newly restored Greenhouse complex, in an intimate group (10 adults) you will be guided by our Greenhouse Grower Assistant, who will provide her guidance and expertise. Your fees cover your container, 3-4 succulents, soil, and terrarium bar toppings (coloured sand, stones, etc)
If you have special items you would like included in your succulent centrepiece please feel free to bring them along. Aftercare will also be discussed before you leave.
This workshop is for those that have already dipped your toes into the world of Instagram, and are looking to grow your business’s reach on the platform. We’ll explore different ways businesses are strategically building your following on Instagram. We’ll discuss strategies for account aesthetics, promotions, shopping and ecommerce, “swipe up” links, stories, highlights and more.
- The key parts of Instagram (Grid, Stories, Highlights, Reels) and how to use each
- How to create (and maintain) your brand’s aesthetic
- Tips for writing captions that deliver results
- How often you should post to maximize engagement with your followers
- How to properly use hashtags and location tags to increase the visibility of your posts
- How to use Instagram’s reporting and analytics to learn what content is performing best