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Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9917 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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If you are organizing an event for the public to attend, and would like to see it advertised on our website, please contact the Clerk's Department.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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​Angus Santa Clause Parade - November 23, 2019 at 10:00am

The Parade will start at Peacekeepers Park at 10:00am and travel along Mill Street to the Angus Recreation Centre, where refreshments will be provided at no cost along with a visit with Santa.

​​Christmas in the Village - December 1, 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Celebrate the Community of Thornton.  Bring the family out to see Santa!  Hot chocolate will be served with treats for children.

Location:  Thornton Creek Gazebo

​​Tree Lighting Ceremony - December 1, 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location:  Downtown Thornton

​Volunteer Firefighters' Santa Tour - December 14, 2019 and December 24, 2019

Routes to be posted soon!

Thornton: December 14, 2019
Angus: December 24th

Essa Historical Society Meeting - January 25, 2020 - 1:30pm

Join the Essa Historical Society at their annual meeting with guest speaker Jeff Ruch, Pinestone Farms - Everyone is welcome

Location:  Thornton Library, 34 Robert St., Thornton

​​Essa Historical Society Meeting - February 22, 2020 - 1:30pm

Join the Essa Historical Society in listening to guest speakers from the Barrie and District Stamp Club - Everyone is welcome

Location: Thornton Library, 34 Robert St., Thornton

Essa Historical Society Meeting - March 28, 2020 - 1:30pm​​

Join the Essa Historical Society in listening​ to guest speaker Cecila Burke speak about the history of flags - Everyone is welcome

Location:  Thornton Library, 34 Robert St., Thornton

​Essa Historical Society Meeting - April 25, 2020 - 1:30pm

Join the Essa Historical Society in hearing from guest speakers Sable and Hunter about Wen​dats and the First Nations People - Everyone is welcome

Location: Thornton Library, 34 Robert St., Thornton 

​​Essa Historical Society Meeting - May 23, 2020 - 1:30pm

Join the Essa Historical Society hear from guest speaker Sandi Nemenyi from the Nottawasaga Handweavers & Spinners - Everyone is welcome 

Location: Thornton Library, 34 Robert St., Thornton