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Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9770 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 Assistant or the Clerk's Department.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Halloween Dance - Friday October 26, 2018 - 7:00 -10:00pm 

Located at the Angus Recreation Centre - 8529 Country Rd 10, Angus.  ​Hosted by the Essa Minor Hockey Association. Ages 7-13 years old. Cost $10 at the door. For more information please visit

Roast Turkey Dinner and Auction- Saturday October 27, 2018 - 4:30-6:30pm

Located at the Living Faith Community Presbyterian Church - 206 Murphy Rd, Baxter. Join us for a delicious turkey dinner with all the trimmings. This event also features a live auction. ​All proceeds from this event support the mission and ministry of Living Faith. Cost $17/ adult, $5/children, children under 5 are free.  For more information please visit ​​ or call 705- 424-0779  or email 

Essalicious - Thursday November 1, 2018 - 5:00 - 7:00pm

Nottawasaga Pines Secondary School's Hospitality Class led by Peter Ford will be preparing and serving appetizers, you don't want to miss out! Tickets are $15.00, please click Essalicious for more information

Christmas Bazaar , Bake Sale and Luncheon - Saturday November 3, 2018 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Located at the Angus United Church - 56 Jonas Street. Cost for luncheon $5/per person. Raffle tickets $2.00 or 3/$5.00. For more information please call (705) 424-2717. 

25 Years of Community Action Program for Children - Monday November 5, 2018 - 1:00- 3:00 pm

​​​Located at Barrie City Hall Rotunda - 70 Collier St, Barrie.  The event will include program informaiton, speeches by people whose lives have been impacted by the CAPC program, activities for kids, and refreshments. 

Angus Santa Claus Parade - Saturday November 17, 2018 - 10:00am

Parade route starts at Peacekeepers Park and travels down Mill St. to the Angus Recreation Centre. Refreshments and a visit with Santa Clause to follow the parade. For more information please contact Anne 705-424-9709 or email​.​

Christmas in the Village - Sunday December 1, 2018 - 6:00pm-7:00pm

Located at the Thornton Creek Gazebo.  Celebrate the community of Thornton. Bring the family out to see Santa! Hot chocolate and treats for the kids will be served. 

Tree Lighting Ceremony- Friday December 7, 2018 - 6:30pm​

Located at Centennial Centre - 18 King Street, Angus.  Join us for a Tree Lightning Ceremony and a special appearance by Santa.