Win your Wish List Contest in Downtown Carleton Place

Christmas wishes do come true! Post a picture from your Downtown Wish List on social media, including the hashtag #DowntownCPWishList and the name of the store. Enter for a chance to win $100 in BIA Bucks* to make your purchase. “Win what you wish for this Christmas” Instructions for participants/shoppers Christmas wishes do come true. Visit any of the businesses of Downtown Carleton Place and take a photo of something that you would like for Christmas. Post you photo on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and include the hashtag #DowntownCPWishList and the name of the store, for a chance to win
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A Downtown Christmas Open House

A Downtown Christmas Open House in Carleton Place Saturday, December 3, 2016 9 am to 3 pm   The goal of our Christmas Open House is to invite community members and  customers into your place of business. It is an opportunity for them to meet you and your team, while learning more about your products or services. It is an excellent way to show your appreciation for your regular customers and their families. And it is the holiday season, after all, so why not spread that holiday cheer!   We have some fun family activities happening that day. Here are
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Promoting a spirit of curiosity and self-discovery at The Insight Studio

At The INSIGHT Studio, we broker in insight – both modern and ancient. Modern INISIGHTs focus on progressive and alternative techniques which, while recognized in places like the UK and the U.S. still manage to skirt the main-stream in Canada. Life Coaching, Hypnosis, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) are all solution focused approaches to solving common problems that many people experience on a day to day basis. They do not require reliving traumas of the past or confessing one’s guilty pleasures. They are almost exclusively concerned with where you are now in relation to where you want
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The Downtown Carleton Place Santa Claus Parade

“A Candy Land Christmas” Parade Date: Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 5 pm. A completed participant registration form and payment of  $20 will secure your place in the Candy Land Christmas Parade. Non-perishable food items will be collected along the parade route.  New for 2016! You can also register on-line: Print the Santa Claus Participant Registration form. Complete the form with your entry and contact information. Scan and email the completed registration form to shannon@downtowncarletonplace.com. E-Transfer payment ($20) to shannon@downtowncarletonplace.com. You can also drop by the Downtown Carleton Place office: If paying by cheque, please make it out to the “Town of Carleton Place” Office hours are
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17 Albert St.

3 office spaces to rent in a beautifully renovated church building in the heart of Carleton Place. Each office shares a large common area, including a kitchenette, with other businesses. OFFICE 1: 115 sq ft Office has 2 large, bright windows and requires fit-up. $410 rent per month plus your share of utilities ($7 – $8 sq ft annually.) OFFICE 2: 240 sq ft Office has 4 large, bright windows and requires fit-up. $600 rent per month plus your share of utilities ($7 – $8 sq ft annually.) OFFICE 3: 950 sq ft Huge, bright office space. $950 per per
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Ladies’ Night Out Open House in Downtown Carleton Place

Thursday, November 17th 1 – 8 pm in Downtown Carleton Place Christmas is quickly approaching and the merchants of Downtown Carleton Place want to help you get your shopping underway! If you’re looking for that perfect gift for your special someone or maybe even something for yourself, here is your chance! Bring your friends out for the “Ladies Night Out Open House” and start your shopping with retail savings to be found throughout the downtown. You’ll also find prizes, delicious food, and fun activities and fashion tutorials as well as experience the downtown Christmas lighting. Shop: Discover specials and in-store draws
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Trick or Treat in Downtown Carleton Place

Downtown Carleton Place presents a NEW Trick or Treat Event. Saturday, October 29, 1 pm to 3 pm Kids Wear your Costumes! Trick or Treating at Participating Businesses Wagon Rides Haunted Alley Other Surprises Downtown Trick or Treat Map (Click to download PDF) NOTE: The streets are still open to traffic and to please obey the rules of the road and only cross at safe intersections. Also, please drop down to single-file to allow others to pass on the sidewalks.  Participating Businesses: Real Wool Shop – 142 A Franktown CCWG Livestock Supplies – 142 B Franktown Total Rhythm Dance Studio
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Façade and Building Design Work with Main Street Canada®

Jim Mountain, Director of Regeneration Projects, from National Trust for Canada, spoke to the Downtown Carleton Place Board of Directors and attendees at the September monthly board meeting last Wednesday night  at Carambeck Community Centre. Invited and introduced by Downtown Carleton Place Director, Rob Probert, Mountain spoke about the projects in the National Capital Area including the organization’s Main Street Canada® program that Downtown Carleton Place is participating in. The National Trust for Canada has and does work all across Canada in assisting historical improvements in the modern business environment. Their efforts create value and a pathway for any business district. Reversing the long term effects
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Calling Local Event Planners!

The Downtown Carleton Place (BIA) is looking to work with independent event planners on a variety of existing and new events. Event planning and execution will be done on a contract basis. Contracts will be awarded for each event based on proposals submitted by planners. Interested? Contact events@downtowncarletonplace.com to let us know and let’s start the conversation.
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Ink & Iron Tattoo and a Heart of Gold

Lea Maurice is not just an artist with her tattoo designs, she is a visionary. Her vision is to bring the community together, by business working together in collaboration to help each other and  make a difference in the lives of homeless youth. Lea started Ink & Iron Tattoo Co. on Industrial Ave. in Carleton Place in 2015. This summer, she moved to the Downtown area to 154 Beckwith St. Lea says the main reason for the move was to make her business wheelchair accessible. She wanted to make sure that anyone that wanted a tattoo or piercing was able
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