Sharing Stories Draws Large Crowd

Sharing Stories Draws Large Crowd
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On February 25, Centennial Place’s Fireside Lounge was filled with an enthusiastic crowd who came from as far away as Port Hope and Peterborough to share memories of Millbrook’s downtown in days gone by. People also came to make connections, meet up with former friends and neighbours, and uncover some … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Seeks Volunteers for 2017 Season

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Have you always wanted to act onstage?  Want to be part of an epic outdoor production in your community?  Have you ever wondered how 4th Line productions come to life? Interested in learning new skills and working alongside professional actors, directors and choreographers? 4th Line Theatre is looking for volunteers … Continue reading

Local Guitar Craftsman Has International Reputation

Local Guitar Craftsman Has International Reputation
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Five kilometers west of Cavan you will see a sign with a large guitar on it on the south side of 7A.  There is the home and workshop of Roger Stuckless (Roger Stuckless Custom Guitars), Cavan’s resident luthier. Since 1992, Roger has been hand crafting beautiful and unique guitars.  His … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Seeks Actors for Community Workshop

4th Line Theatre Seeks Actors for Community Workshop
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Have you always wanted to try your hand at acting at 4th Line Theatre but were not sure you wanted to make such a large commitment? 4th Line Theatre is pleased to announce its yearly community workshop and public reading which will focus on Leanna Brodie’s Schoolhouse. One day only, … Continue reading

Auditions for 4th Line Theatre’s Summer Season

Auditions for 4th Line Theatre’s Summer Season
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4th Line Theatre is auditioning for professional roles for the 2017 Summer Season. Auditions are by appointment only and the deadline for submissions is Monday, December 5, 2016. Millbrook Auditions will take place on Tuesday, December 13th from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. To apply, send an electronic copy of your headshot … Continue reading

Journey in Time – Painting Exhibit by Local Artist at the Pastry Peddler

Journey in Time – Painting Exhibit by Local Artist at the Pastry Peddler
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Esperança Melo loves colour. You only have to see her work, which is now on display at the Pastry Peddler in downtown Millbrook, to appreciate the vibrantly rich tones that radiate from all of her paintings. Texture, layering of colour and collage interact to create nuanced and deeply evocative works … Continue reading

Another Award for Mount Pleasant Artist JoEllen Brydon

Another Award for Mount Pleasant Artist JoEllen Brydon
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The accolades continue for the work of Mount Pleasant Artist JoEllen Brydon, as last month one of her pieces earned top place in the 2016 Canadian National Exhibition Juried Art Show. Entitled “My Grandmother was a Beekeeper”, the acrylic work continues Brydon’s exploration of everyday rural life. The drama in … Continue reading

Local Talent Join Peterborough Pathway to Fame

Local Talent Join Peterborough Pathway to Fame
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On Saturday Sept 10th Peterborough and District Pathway of Fame added 13 new names at the annual induction ceremony at Showplace. Cavan Monaghan was well represented with natives Serena Ryder, Justin and Mark Hiscox were acknowledged in the Entertainment and Music category and Kim Blackwell of 4th Line Theatre was … Continue reading

Schedule of Events for Outdoor Painting Festival This Weekend

Schedule of Events for Outdoor Painting Festival This Weekend
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With over 55 artists from across Ontario competing for $3000 in prizes, expect to see a lot of painting going on in and around the township this weekend. You can participate by nominating your favourite piece in the People’s Choice Award. The actual painting begins on Saturday at 10 am … Continue reading

Another Season of Fun Folk Theatricals Begins

Another Season of Fun Folk Theatricals Begins
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With a new play lined up, local children’s author Shan McFadden is gearing up for another season of play with local adults and children who will bring his most recent piece, entitled “Tabitha and the Almost Impossible Quest” to life during the 2017 March break. Like last year’s play, “The … Continue reading

Mount Pleasant Coffee Shop Has Audience on Their Feet

Mount Pleasant Coffee Shop Has Audience on Their Feet
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More than sixty residents came to the first Coffee Shop event of the season hosted by the Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute. These monthly events held in the WI Hall in Mount Pleasant, these monthly events following a long standing local tradition established with the former “Give a Hoot Café”. Looking … Continue reading

New Programs at Your Local Library

New Programs at Your Local Library
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Storytime 2.0 has three weeks of programming under its belt! The feedback has been constructive and positive. This more inclusive programming structure supports infants and children attending Storytime. We haven’t done away with the actual story reading and sing-a-longs, and still plan to do crafts at popular times of the … Continue reading

Local Talent Shines at Magna Hoedown Showdown in Aurora

Local Talent Shines at Magna Hoedown Showdown in Aurora
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After months of auditions where competitor numbers were whittled down to only ten, two Peterborough lads took second and third place in the 28th Aurora Magna Hoedown Showdown on Saturday September 17th. Jade Daniel Eagleson of Bailieboro took second prize while Cameron Von Criegren of Peterborough took third place in … Continue reading