4th Annual Coat Drive

Help us keep the community warm this winter. Go through closets Have your kids outgrown last year’s WINTER coat? Is it gently used, clean and wearable? DO you have, . . . Sizes 0-16 or adult small winter coats Hats, mitts, snow pants (no holes PLEASE) Winter clothing Drop it off by Nov.15! Drop it … Read more

Virtual Halloween Cele”BOO”tion

The Optimist Club of Brooklin‘s Virtual Halloween Cele”BOO”tion Who’s invited? Everyone! Let’s celebrate this free, fun and safe Halloween event together . Share your photos to win great prizes for best costume, home décor, and pumpkin carving. Winners will be selected based on judging from Members of the Optimist Club of Brooklin.Come back every day … Read more

Virtual New Members Welcome Social Event with guest speaker Jenny McKee from Creating Inspiration

Our members meeting on Wednesday Oct 28 at 7:30pm will be our first Virtual New Members Welcome Social event! Come out to learn more about the upcoming virtual events we have planned for youth in our community and for a fun evening with fellow optimists!  This year we have an exceptional guest speaker: Jenny McKee … Read more

Gigantic Garage Sale with proceeds to the Optimist clubs

Saturday September 12, 2020 1120 Conlin Rd E, Oshawa, Ontario (click of map) Help us raise money to start a new Rainbow Optimist Club to serve the Oshawa community. Donation gratefully accepted. Come out and help us bring this dream alive. Lots of room for tables! Contact Jennifer for more details: jenkblue@gmail.com 416-788-8870

Summer Camp Cancelled for 2020

Due to the COVID pandemic, we have been unable to get funding for Summer Camp staff from the Federal government. Unfortunately, our camp depends on wage subsidies. Watch for our return in 2021 with full program and summer employment for students.

2020 Bursaries application closes May 30th

Students living in Brooklin Area (North Ward Whitby) are invited to apply for one of two $1000 scholarships to continuing education. Student must be entering their 1st year in fall 2020, or currently enrolled in full time study in a post-secondary or trades program. Preference given to those who volunteer in the community of Brooklin/Whitby … Read more