Events - Town of Ajax

2018 Environmental Events



Canada Water Week- Documentary. Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes. 

Thursday March 22nd
Location: St Francis Centre- 78 Church St S
6.30.-9.00 p.m.

For World Water Day we will be screening Making Waves:  battle for the Great Lakes.  This two hour documentary takes us below the surface of the world's largest freshwater ecosystem and into the middle of a complex war for survival.  Invasive species are transforming the ecosystem and pushing out native species.  There will be a panel discussion after the screening with local invasive species experts. 


Earth Hour- Lights Out- Movie Screening- "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power".

Saturday March 24th
St Francis Centre- 78 Church St S
7.30 -9.30 p.m.
Official Lights Out- 8.30-9.30 p.m.
Download the official Poster



Compost Giveaway & Electronic Waste Collection

Saturday April 14th
Ajax Operations Centre, 800 Salem Rd N
8.30 a.m.-noon

Ajax Green Living Days- Ajax's EARTH WEEK Celebration!

 To learn more and to register for Green Living Days please visit

School Tree Planting Event

Wednesday April 19th
10 a.m. Noon, 1 p.m.
Location: TBD

Community kickoff celebration

Thursday April 20th
Location: TBD
7-8.30 P.M.

Mayors 20 Minute Makeover

Friday April 20th
- register before April 17th for free supplies!

Community Tree Planting

Saturday April 21st
10 a.m.-1p.m.
Location: TBD

*EARTH DAY Pollinator Garden Maintenance Session

Sunday April 22nd
10 a.m.- 1p.m.
Location: St Andrews Park- 46 Exeter Rd



Introduction to Vegetable Container Gardening-SEMINAR

Wednesday May 9th 
McLean Community Centre - 95 Magill Dr

Balcony Gardening with Native Plants - SEMINAR

Wednesday June 6th
Ajax Main Library- Rotary Room- 55 Harwood Ave S
6.30-8.30 p.m.


*Pollinator Garden Maintenance Session- WORKSHOP

Wednesday June 6th
Location: Ajax Meadow- Ajax Waterfront (between 2-22 Lake Driveway E).
4.30-7 p.m.

Trailfest & Electric Vehicle (EV) Expo

Date:  Sunday June 24th
Location: McLean Community Centre- 95 Magill Dr
EV Test drives available 10 a.m. - 1.00p.m.


Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

Saturday September 15th
Location: Rotary Park
10- noon

National Tree Day Celebration- SEMINAR

Wednesday September 26th
Location: Audley Recreation Centre- 1955 Audley Rd N.
6.30-8.30 p.m.


Fall Community Tree Planting

Sunday October 21st
Location: TBD
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Registration opens approximately 4 weeks prior to the event taking place.

For more information regarding Environmental Events please contact:
Town of Ajax
Operations and Environmental Services
Telephone: 905-683-2951