Behind the Stage at the 4th Line Theatre

Behind the Stage at the 4th Line Theatre
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What you see on stage is just the tip of the iceberg, and two young men are flexing their creative and administrative muscle behind the scenes to help make magic in the barnyard. Artistic Administrative Kelsey Powell counts his lucky stars. He and wife Lindy (General Manager) could be referred … Continue reading

Historical Society Member Peter Ramsay Restored Cabinet

Historical Society Member Peter Ramsay Restored Cabinet
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Photo: Celia Hunter – The cabinet originally displayed men’s haberdashery at Fowler’s Men’s Wear in downtown Millbrook. In the 1960s (presumably when the shop closed), Clare Williams, wife of Harry, mother of Jill, bought it to display her collection of rocks and minerals. It was later used at the Heritage … Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons to Celebrate with Ladies’ Night in Millbrook

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As women, we can think of a number of reasons to celebrate our existence. All humbleness aside, quite simply, it is because we are awesome!! We are also practical, analytical, sometimes, a little reluctant to indulge in ourselves and we definitely feel the need to justify our actions. The Millbrook … Continue reading

Harvest Market Celebrations Sunday August 28

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I can’t believe that there are only three more markets left this season. How can that be? I was only just anticipating the start of another great season of eating local, courtesy of the wonderful makers, bakers and growers who are the Millbrook Farmers’ Market. My anticipation though continues to … Continue reading

Young Entrepreneur Comes to Millbrook Market

Young Entrepreneur Comes to Millbrook Market
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Kollene Drummond began her urban kitchen garden in suburban Peterborough as a way to extend her access to a variety of organic produce. She is very careful to secure local, sustainably produced ingredients to produce her original vegetarian offerings at local farmers’ markets and through her catering efforts. In her … Continue reading

Magic Makers Behind the Scenes at the 4th Line Theatre

Magic Makers Behind the Scenes at the 4th Line Theatre
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Not all the magic of theatre happens on the stage. In fact, much of the creative work to make the story come alive happens on a very practical level behind the scenes. Fiona Jones is the Stage Manager for 4th Line this year, which means she acts like an orchestra … Continue reading

Exciting Events at 4th Line Theatre This Summer!

Exciting Events at 4th Line Theatre This Summer!
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What better way to celebrate Canada’s 149th Birthday than enjoying an evening of true Canadian history brought to life on the outdoor stage at 4th Line Theatre? 4th Line Theatre invites you to join them on Friday, July 1st and celebrate Canada Day in 4th Line fashion. Enjoy an evening … Continue reading

Car Show Will Bring Different Mode of Travel to Millbrook

Car Show Will Bring Different Mode of Travel to Millbrook
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The Annual Car show coming this Saturday will have a special attraction this year, weather permitting. REMAX has arranged to bring its hot air balloon to the parking lot of the Millbrook Library to help make a senior’s wish come true through the Wish of a Lifetime organization, whose mission … Continue reading

Rollies Brings Asian Inspired Flair to the Millbrook Market Offerings

Rollies Brings Asian Inspired Flair to the Millbrook Market Offerings
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With an extensive list of menu options, Rollies brings fresh, original dishes to the Millbrook Market, and the owners set their menu according to the weather conditions expected for market day.   Last week, with temperatures soaring to 30 degrees, owners Katie Tompkins and Soeung Nhem kept the items to a … Continue reading

Wutai Shan Temple Opens Its Doors For Annual Open House

Wutai Shan Temple Opens Its Doors For Annual Open House
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The annual Open House at the Wutai Shan Buddhist Temple held last Saturday saw almost 2000 visitors come to witness the progress at this impressive project, much more than the anticipated crowd of 650 organizers expected, and twice number who came last year. Facing heat, humidity and dusty roads, many … Continue reading

Peterborough Children’s Water Festival Returns for 15th year

Peterborough Children’s Water Festival Returns for 15th year
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The Peterborough Children’s Water Festival returned for its 15th year at the Riverview Park and Zoo on May 25th and 26th. Almost 1,400 students in grades 2 to 5 from 18 schools across Peterborough City and County and beyond attended the 2-day event, which featured 35 interactive learning centers. Four … Continue reading

Making Art Accessible: Galerie Q Launches New Exhibit

Making Art Accessible: Galerie Q Launches New Exhibit
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Switching gears from the works of renown Royal Canadian Academy artists, Galerie Q Curator Kathryn Last launched a new exhibit this weekend offering Canadian paintings priced below $1000. With a self-explanatory title: Paintings Under $1000, the gallery has set up a group exhibition featuring over 100 artworks by a diverse … Continue reading

Legion Bikers Ride for their Wounded Comrades

Legion Bikers Ride for their Wounded Comrades
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Under clear skies and warm breezes, 42 motorcyclists embarked on the third Annual Bike Event hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402 last Saturday for a day of comradery that extended beyond the event’s immediate participants. They were riding in support of a very fitting cause, the Wounded Warriors … Continue reading

New Trail Link to Towerhill Subdivision to Proceed

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After our funding request for a trail linkage was rejected by the province, Council asked staff to investigate alternative ways to proceed with the project. At their last meeting, the Millbrook Valley Trails Committee offered their endorsement of the development of this trail link, noting a wide variety of benefits … Continue reading

Get Ready for Another Great Car Show from our Local Lions’ Club

Get Ready for Another Great Car Show from our Local Lions’ Club
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It will be hard to top last year’s Antique Car Show, but organizers at the Lions’ Club are giving it a try. Last year the weather brought out over 200 cars from 910 to 1990, filling the streets with colourful memories sparked by shiny vehicles. Coming from Belleville, Huntsville, Welland … Continue reading