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Stratford Sunday Market

Featuring Perth County's local produce, meats, breads, cheese, coffee, pastries, preserves, prepared foods, handmade artisanal products, gluten free and vegan options.  From May to early November, the market is outdoors.  From early November to the end of April, the market is indoors.

When: Open Sundays from Jul. 5th to Oct. 11th, 2020
Where: York Street parking lot, Stratford
Cost: Free

Bridget Jone's Diary - Movies Under the Stars - Parking Lot Edition

Bridget, a single woman, writes a diary which focuses on the things she wishes to happen in her life. However, her life changes when two men vie for her affection.

Gates open at 7:30 pm.  Concessions are not offered on-site.  Please bring any snacks and beverages with you.  Portable washrooms are located adjacent to the Stratford Perth Family YMCA.  We encourage you to wear a mash when leaving your vehicle area.

When:  Sunday Jul. 26th, 2020
Where: Grand Trunk Shops Parking Lot, Stratford
Cost: $25/ Two Adults, $5/CH (6-12 years)

Open Kitchen @Home | Meal Kit with Video Instruction | Ultimate Burger

NEW! We’re (virtually) bringing Open Kitchen class - and a great meal - to your house!

Learn Stratford Chefs School cooking techniques and tips, while preparing a delicious 3 course meal to savour with our finish-at-home Meal Kits!

Chef Instructor Eli Silverthorne plans the meal and does the prep, you finish the cooking at home! Our professional video tutorial will guide you along the way. Order an Open Kitchen @Home Meal Kit and we’ll make it easy, with all the chef-prepared, pre-measured, farm-to-table ingredients you need, a detailed downloadable recipe booklet with full instructions to keep, and safe contactless pick up.

Take it home and start cooking - PLACE YOUR ORDER by 12 noon Friday, July 24 for PICK UP Sunday, July 26 between 4 - 6pm

Inspired by our Open Kitchen Master Class series, it's the Ultimate Burger! We'll handle the prep and grind you a fresh 6oz sirloin, short rib and brisket beef burger, paired with a house milk bun, full sour pickles and a refreshing vinegar-based potato salad. Learn the fundamentals of grilling as you complete 3 summertime courses at home - all without turning on the oven!

ULTIMATE BURGER MEAL KIT includes all pre-measured ingredients prepped to make the following three course meal:

Tomato crostini with herbed ricotta

House ground 6 oz burger

House milk bun

Full sour pickles, lettuce, tomato, onion

Mayo-free Potato Salad

Pineapple with shaved chocolate and Chantilly

Finished by you @Home:

Slice / Grill or Sear crostini bread

Assemble crostini

Grill or pan fry Burger

Slice/toast bun

Plate Burger

Portion Salad

Grill Pineapple

Whip Chantilly Cream

Menu Add-ons available:

Additional burger patty $5 each

Smoked gouda cheese $1.50 each

House bacon $1.50 each

When:  Sunday Jul. 26th, 2020
Where: Stratford Chefs School Kitchens, Stratford
Cost: $36 per person ($34.28 + 5% service fee)
Contact: 519-271-1414

Adult Summer Reading on Beanstack

We may still be closed but we’re still here for you with something brand new for Adult Summer Reading!  Check out the reading challenges on Beanstack, our new app!  Starting July 1st, get inspired by nature, learn reflection and introspection skills, or just unplug and be a kid for a day… or two. Pre-register for the August challenges that will have you facing your fears and examining your perceptions.  It’s all new, it’s all online, and it’s all summer long at SPL!  Head to https://stratford.library.on.ca/beanstackhow to learn more and sign on!


When: Open Daily from Jun. 23rd to Aug. 31st, 2020
Where: Stratford Public library website
Contact: 519-271-0220