Township to Host Harvest Dinner in September

Township to Host Harvest Dinner in September
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Last month, Council agreed to host a harvest dinner event to celebrate the township’s rural heritage and local agricultural producers. The event will also be a fundraising opportunity in support of the Community Centre project.  It is scheduled to take place on September 22nd, on Kings Street.   Organizers Councilors Belch, … 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

Casting Announced for 4th Line Theatre’s 27th Season

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This season will showcase a returning favourite as well as a world premiere: Ian McLachlan and Robert Winslow’s beloved play Crow Hill: The Telephone Play, directed by Deb Williams; and the highly anticipated world premiere of Who Killed Snow White?, written by renowned playwright Judith Thompson and directed by 4th … 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

Blocks and Blooms Coming June 23rd

Blocks and Blooms Coming June 23rd
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It’s the Airing of the Quilts.  It’s a Garden Tour.  It’s a chance to see up close the heritage features of some of Millbrook’s beautifully preserved historic properties. Blocks and Blooms has it all! Tickets go on sale at Bear Essentials and The Quilter’s Bolt in Millbrook on May 15 … Continue reading

Farm Show

Farm Show
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In addition to the shiny equipment encouraging dreams of better yields and more comfortable rides, there was also plenty of advice available regarding crops, farm finances, fertilizers, cattle breeds, maple syrup production and government support programs at the annual event.  For most attendees, the show also provided a welcome opportunity … 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

Legion Hosts Annual Public Speaking Contest

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On Sunday, February 11th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Millbrook hosted the annual Youth Education Public Speaking Contest. Participants were invited from all local elementary schools, and three entrants joined each of the two age categories, all from North Cavan Public School and presented their speeches in front of an … Continue reading

Save the Date: Maple in the Township Returns April 8th

Save the Date: Maple in the Township Returns April 8th
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A group of local Maple Syrup producers are joining forces to host another Maple Day on April 8th.   All participating producers will open the doors to their sugar shacks between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm and invite you to come with your family to walk a sugar bush and … Continue reading

Blocks & Blooms Coming in June

Blocks & Blooms Coming in June
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  It’s that monochrome time of the year when we long to see some colour around us, which makes planning this June’s Blocks & Blooms event so much fun! It is refreshing and invigorating to visualize the variety of lush garden blooms, the green landscapes, and the splashes of quilted … Continue reading

Second Annual First Responders’ Cup Puts Participants to the Ultimate Fitness Test

Second Annual First Responders’ Cup Puts Participants to the Ultimate Fitness Test
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Teams of emergency responders will battle it out in the ultimate fitness challenge for the First Responders’ Cup taking place on Saturday, April 14 at the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre. This ultimate fitness competition features eight challenges, including a mix of fire, police, paramedic and customs border services physical … Continue reading