Community events

Austin citizens are invited to a variety of free events throughout the year. Announcements are made in the bulletin board of the English Home page. Look out for them!

February

WinterFest: An annual get-together at the Municipal Park featuring winter activities for all age groups.


March (or April)

Easter Egg Hunt: It’s a well-known fact that Austin rabbits lay their eggs in the Municipal Park!


April

Volunteer Recognition Evening: The Municipality hosts a cocktail during Volunteer Week to thank the citizens who selflessly give their time and skills to improve and liven our community.


May

Austin Mayor’s Annual Blood Drive: Every 80 seconds, someone needs blood. Give Blood. Give Life.


August

Austin en fête! is the annual get-together of the community. Held in the summer, the event features activities for the entire family:

  • inflatables, a makeup artist and a program chock full of activities for the kids
  • a bocce tournament, méchoui and dance under the big top
  • fireworks…for all ages!

September

Cultural Saturday:  The Cultural Committee and Local Heritage Council join together to promote and highlight Austin’s cultural and patrimonial treasures, under the banner of Cultural Saturday. This great event takes place every year at the end of September, as part of the Quebec Culture Days.


October

Halloween: On October 31, the Recreation Committee invites all little monsters to come trick or treat at Town Hall.


December

Children’s Christmas party: Hours filled with activities of all sorts, followed by the visit of a seasonal celebrity…