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Saturday's Family Fun Day offers activities, displays, mascots, barbecue

Region of York wraps up National Public Works Week with its annual fun day and open house
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The Regional Municipality of York is hosting its annual Family Fun Day and open house on Saturday, May 25. National Public Works Week will be celebrated May 19 to 25, 2019 and is recognized across North America as an opportunity to showcase public works services and how they connect our communities. This year’s theme is 'It Starts Here'.

When: Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: York Region Transit Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility, 55 Orlando Dr., Richmond Hill

Family Fun Day is a free, interactive, family-oriented event to celebrate National Public Works Week and promote public awareness of the many services operated by York Region, including:

  • Operating York Region Transit services
  • Providing clean and safe drinking water
  • Building and maintaining the Regional road network
  • Processing solid waste and increasing diversion rates
  • Maintaining and protecting the York Regional Forest

There will be displays and activities for the whole family to enjoy, including facility and fleet tours, a charity barbecue, mascots, hands-on activities and walking and cycling information in York Region.

We can help you plan your family trail hike or bike ride. We’ve got the Region covered! For free shuttle service, park your car at Richmond Hill Centre and take York Region Transit to Family Fun Day. Visit for the schedule.

The Regional Municipality of York consists of nine local cities and towns and provides a variety of programs and services to 1.2 million residents and 52,000 businesses with over 636,600 employees. More information about the Region’s key service areas is available at