Community News

Easter Egg-Stravaganza! March 30th!

The Dundas BIA’s annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza is back! Saturday March 30th from 11:00 till 3:00. Enjoy a lovely afternoon in our walkable BIA district decorated with flowing spring streamers.

While you are visiting take in live music playing at Memorial Square at the Corner of King and Sydenham St. Make sure you find our Easter Bunny Character for a free chocolate treat!

As always, you can find a petting zoo set up at Eccles Auto Shop!

New this year, walking around downtown is a balloon twister! Find her for a free balloon creation made on the spot!

And of course we have the “Hop in to Win” easter stuffed animal draw. Over 70 participating businesses! *see in store for details. Draws take place at 3:00pm!

Interview with Susan Preston, celebrating a 25 year career at the Village Bakery

Interview, July 28th 2023 with Village Bakery Owner, Susan Preston

Susan Preston’s journey with the Village Bakery over 25 years is truly inspiring. Starting with just a hundred dollars and the support of her sister, she managed to turn her baking passion into a successful business. Despite facing challenges and doubts, she persevered and continued to grow her bakery. The fire incident was a setback, but the community’s overwhelming support and love for her bakery kept her going. It’s heartwarming to hear about the longstanding relationships she built with her customers. Susan’s dedication, hard work, and the love she put into her craft played a significant role in the success of the Village Bakery. Listen to the full interview the BIA did to celebrate Susans time in the Downtown.