Fanshawe College: Making Things Happen!

Fanshawe College: Making Things Happen!

STEAM City Media is excited to develop a new show on our Instagram account inspired and supported by the team at the St. Thomas/Elgin Regional Campus of Fanshawe College. The show will be called ‘We Make Things Happen’.

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Joe Thornton Weekend in St. Thomas!

Joe Thornton is returning to his hometown of St. Thomas for two very special events.

On Friday, June 22nd, Thornton will be helping to host ‘The Big Assist’, an intimate evening inside the historic Elgin County Railway Museum to raise funds to support the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital and the STEAM Centre. Donors who contribute $2500 (or more!) to boost the two charitable organizations will enjoy a relaxed night of local food and drinks set in and around the impressive collection of locomotives and railway artifacts in the Museum event space.

STEAM City Interview: Jeff Yurek

Voters in Ontario head to the polls on Thursday, June 7th. For most, this will mean choosing a candidate representing one of the four major parties: the Progressive Conservatives, Liberals, New Democrats, or the Green Party.

Top Ten Ways to Make Things Better at the Elgin Mall

When the new owners of the Elgin Mall purchased the property in fall 2016, the challenge was clear: how can the retail complex rebound after at least a decade of steady decline? Well, brothers Jay and Mory Burstein have started the process by revamping the large space...

The Little Book of Lykke by Meik Wiking

In February I wrote a review of The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking. Hygge is a Danish word that refers to the idea of ‘cosiness’, or how we make ourselves and others feel at home. Wiking has written a new book called The Little Book of Lykke.

Review: Lights, Skin & Earth

Lights has been building up to something special in her career, and that something special is her fourth album, Skin & Earth, released in September 2017.

One of the Last Kangaroos

Who exactly are the Kangaroos? Interestingly, the roots of the Kangaroo Regiment – and the connection to St. Thomas – take us back to World War Two, specifically Holland in fall 1944.

Wandering the City

The Railway City Arts Crawl is one of the few events in St. Thomas that really seems to spur residents and visitors to wander the city. This year the event took place on the February 23-24 weekend.

Big Art: The ‘School of STEAM’

Visitors to the STEAM Centre in St. Thomas may have noticed a massive new addition in the space. A painting called ‘The School of STEAM’ has been installed on the first floor.

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An all candidates meeting is taking place at the Knights of Columbus Hall in St. Thomas on Thursday night.

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Calling all youth leaders! Don't miss your chance to get involved.REMINDER: Elgin-Middlesex-London's Youth Council will be hosting a Fall Meeting on Thursday October 11 from 6:00- 8:30 pm at the St. Thomas CASO Station (750 Talbot St., St. Thomas, ON).

The Fall Youth Council meeting will feature local organizations Wellkin and CMHA Elgin Branch discussing the topic of Mental Health. As well, special guest speaker the Hon. Jeff Yurek, Member of Provincial Parliament and Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry.

For more information or if you would like to RSVP to the Fall Meeting please contact Jill in my office by phone at 519-637-2255 or by email at karen.vecchio.c1c@parl.gc.ca.

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