The Spirit of the Voyageurs Lives on at Fleming College

The Spirit of the Voyageurs Lives on at Fleming College
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Last week, Galerie Q donated a significant oil painting to Fleming College by by renowned Québécois Master artist, Ginet Leblond, widely known for her historical depictions of the 18th to 20th centuries.  Entitled “Rabaska over Québec,” the work reflects a scene based on a French-Canadian Folktale, “The Flying Canoe.” (La … Continue reading

New Exhibit Opens at ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery

New Exhibit Opens at ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery
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This weekend is the launch of The Relative Project:  Zimbabwe at ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery, featuring an exhibition of the work of well-known Peterborough photographer Wayne Eardley.  The images are part of his extensive collection of photographs he calls The Relative Project, which he describes it as ongoing exploration of … Continue reading

Valerie Kent Receives Leadership in Arts Award

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Although Valerie only moved to the community a few years ago, she has made quite an impact here, and was recognized at last week’s annual County Recognition Awards in the Art leadership category. Upon her arrival in 2015, she immediately began reaching out to the community with her love of … Continue reading

Next Farmers’ Market June 24

Next Farmers’ Market June 24
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Mark your calendars everyone.  The third market of the season is on Sunday, June 24, 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Old Millbrook School, 1 Dufferin Street. The Millbrook Farmers’ Market is a unique monthly outdoor market, running the 4th Sunday of every month, from April to October.  Our primary focus … Continue reading

Otonabee-South Monaghan ‘Art in the Library’ Phase 3

Otonabee-South Monaghan ‘Art in the Library’ Phase 3
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‘Art in the Library’ Phase 3 opens on Saturday, June 23 at Keene and Bailieboro Libraries and runs until October 13. Jeffrey Macklin, a traditional print maker, will show at Keene and Olga Szranski’s oil and acrylic paintings will be in Bailieboro. Olga Szaranski is excited to be involved with … Continue reading

Janet Stobie Launches New Novel

Janet Stobie Launches New Novel
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Last December Janet was celebrating the publication of another children’s book.  She appreciates variety, so this time her book is for a more mature audience.  After three years in the works, Janet Stobie is set to launch her newest novel entitled To Begin Again, the evening of June 13th at … Continue reading

Fundraising Concert Features Award-Winning Country Music Artist

Fundraising Concert Features Award-Winning Country Music Artist
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On June 2nd, Jade Eagleson will be on stage again at the Golden Wheel restaurant in Springville in support of a mission by the youth group from Centreville Presbyterian Church. Next February, a group of twelve young people will head to the Dominican Republic to join members of the Samaritan … Continue reading

Take Your Mother on an Artistic Tour Through the Rolling Hills of the Bethany Area

Take Your Mother on an Artistic Tour Through the Rolling Hills of the Bethany Area
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  Celebrate Mother’s Day by taking her on a tour of the rolling countryside around Bethany and introduce her to local artists in their own studios during the annual Rolling Hills Studio tour.  It runs on Saturday and Sunday of the Mother’s Day weekend from 10 am to 5 pm, … Continue reading

Community Choir Spring Concert Features Local Family Performance

Community Choir Spring Concert Features Local Family Performance
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This spring’s Community Choir concert features a musical family that will perform with our local singers.  Called Rhythm and Grace, the Duketow family of Lakefield loves to create and share music, ranging from Celtic, Classical, Gospel, and fun original folk/pop songs. Parents Miriam and Alex along with their 6 oldest … Continue reading

Funfolk Theatricals Celebrates Ten years of Entertainment

Funfolk Theatricals Celebrates Ten years of Entertainment
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Jackie and David Franco have been there since the inception, when a dozen people showed up for the first performance that was held in the gymnasium at the municipal office. According to Jackie, there was so little in the room the sounds of the performance echoed around the room.  How … Continue reading

Handcrafted Quilt and Stained Glass Image Pay Homage to Blocks and Blooms Event

Handcrafted Quilt and Stained Glass Image Pay Homage to Blocks and Blooms Event
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These unique panels have been crafted by Anne and Peter Ramsay for the Blocks and Blooms event being held Saturday, June 23, 10 am to 4 pm in Millbrook.  The event is organized by the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society, with generous support from the Millbrook Downtown BIA and Nexicom, … Continue reading

Local Filmmaker Entertains at Bailieboro Women’s Institute’s Spring Luncheon

Local Filmmaker Entertains at Bailieboro Women’s Institute’s Spring Luncheon
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More than 70 people attended the annual spring luncheon at Centreville Presbyterian Church hosted by the Bailieboro Women’s Institute.  After a hearty lunch prepared by members of the group, local radio host and filmmaker Megan Murphy took centre stage and regaled the crowd with a light-hearted and touching story about … Continue reading

Artistic Fun Continues at Bailieboro Library on April 7th

Artistic Fun Continues at Bailieboro Library on April 7th
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Looking for something to do locally? Any budding artists in your family? Join us for a Family Fun Day of Art at the Bailieboro Library on Saturday Apr 7th. As well, the ‘Art in the Library, Phase II’ shows continue at both the Bailieboro and the Gayle Nelson Keene Libraries … Continue reading

Funfolk Celebrates 10 Years of March Break Theatrics

Funfolk Celebrates 10 Years of March Break Theatrics
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After months of preparation, there is only one more rehearsal until the costumes come on at Funfolks Theatrical.  Participants are eager for the arrival of March break, and it’s not because they want to catch up on sleep or get more screen time on their favourite device.  These young people … Continue reading