Blocks and Blooms 2018

Blocks and Blooms 2018
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Last Saturday the rain held off for a wonderful community event hosted by the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society.  Travelling on foot or on a complimentary ride on a stylish horse-drawn wagon, visitors were treated to an array of creative displays of local gardening and quilting talents in twenty venues … Continue reading

Motorcycles Lined King Street

Motorcycles Lined King Street
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Motorcycles lined King Street on June 2nd preparing for the Legion’s annual Bike Ride.  Forty seven riders travelled to Bancroft for lunch at the Bancroft Legion and returned to a hot dinner prepared and donated by the Millbrook Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary.  With a small top up from the coffers of … Continue reading

Next Farmers’ Market July 22

Next Farmers’ Market July 22
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If you haven’t yet been to the Millbrook Farmers’ Market, here are a few reasons to whet your appetite. The produce at the market is fresh – often picked that very morning.  It is at or very near its peak of ripeness.  If you haven’t eaten farm fresh produce before, … Continue reading

Crow Hill Play Offers a Nod to Nexicom’s Past

Crow Hill Play Offers a Nod to Nexicom’s Past
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Many local residents still remember some unusual features in their local telephone service as recently as the 1980’s. Calling neighbours only required dialing the last four digits of their telephone number, and some residents still had “party lines” where a special ring indicated the intended recipient of the incoming call. … Continue reading

Save the Date: Ladies’ Night is August 2nd

Save the Date: Ladies’ Night is August 2nd
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You don’t need an excuse to take the evening off for a little girl time.   The Millbrook BIA’s Annual Ladies’ Night Event provides an opportunity to ladies (and gents) of all ages to enjoy an evening of indulgence strolling through the downtown where there will be sights, sounds and tastes … Continue reading

Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute’s Strawberry Supper

Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute’s Strawberry Supper
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Pictured is Mrs. Wilson a member of the Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute, serving a strawberry dish to Graciela and Galo Egas, visitors from Ecuador. The visitors were most impressed with the local community spirit and their fantastic ham and mashed potato meal. The Women’s Institute held a successful strawberry supper … Continue reading

2018 Fair Results – Homecraft

2018 Fair Results – Homecraft
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Baking Date Nut Loaf- 1st-Gayle Martin  2nd-Judy Churcher Dinner Rolls – 1st-Lois Moffatt 2nd-Katherine Moniz Sticky Buns-1st-Katherine Moniz 2nd-Lois Moffatt Rhubarb Streusel  Muffins-1st-Judy Churcher 2nd-Lois Moffatt Carrot Pineapple Muffins- 1st-Lois Moffatt 2nd-Leilani Howard Scones-1st- Lois Moffatt Chocolate Brownies- 1st-Lois Moffatt Favorite Fudge- 1st-Lois Moffatt 2nd-Brain Injury Assoc 3rd-Gayle Martin Chocolate … Continue reading

Lions’ Support for Sight

Lions’ Support for Sight
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Last month the local Lions’ Club held their ninth annual Walk for Dog Guides.  The lovely weather brought out the participants, with eight registered walkers accompanied by twenty supporters, including a young baby.   Twenty six local businesses also supported the cause, providing items for the gift table and loot bags.  … Continue reading

Free Parenting Seminar at North Cavan Public School

Free Parenting Seminar at North Cavan Public School
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Principal Martin Twiss is excited about the upcoming seminar entitled “Building Resilient Families” that his school is hosting on the evening of June 12th.  This free event will provide parents and caregivers with a wealth of information designed to answer some common questions and provide expert insight into some of … 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

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