Thank you, 4th Line Theatre

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After 26 years in business, it’s safe to say that the community is very familiar with the plays performed at the 4th Line Theatre.  Located in an idyllic, rural, and quintessentially Canadian setting, this theatre company presents original Canadian plays featuring small towns like ours as well as plays about … Continue reading

Millbrook & Area Garden Club Outing

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Join Garden Club members on Wednesday, July 5th at 6;30 pm as they visit MJ Pilgrim’s garden located at 2034 Selwyn Rd., near the intersection of Selwyn Road and Buckhorn Road.  Travel from Millbrook to Bridgenorth and proceed past the causeway.  After exiting the town, turn left at County Road … Continue reading

Save the Date: Ladies’ Night is August 3rd!

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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

Thanks for the Fair!

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Things were looking bleak the week before the Fair this year.  Unprecedented rain, while welcome, had left the fairgrounds soggy and organizers concerned.  Fortunately the skies cleared and the fair occurred with the only four straight days of sunshine we’ve experienced in weeks. Thanks to a PA day, Children’s day … Continue reading

Come to the Millbrook Agricultural Fair June 8th to 11th!

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Children’s Day at the 168th Millbrook Fair comes early this year thanks to a Friday PA day, so doors open at 9:30 on Thursday June 8th for students in grades 1 through 3 who will be ushered through a series of stations featuring lessons about agriculture.  Gates open for general … Continue reading

Millbrook Valley Chocolates Bring Tasty Workshop to Millbrook Library

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The Fancy Nancy and Nick “Chocolate Edition” Tea Party took place Saturday May 27, 2017 at the Millbrook Branch, it was such a delight! We invited Millbrook Valley Chocolates to come and collaborate with the Library. It was a great fit, as the owners, Stephen and Jackie Flamminio have a … Continue reading

Lions’ Walk for Dogs

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On Sunday, 21 runners and walkers supported the local Lions’ organization’s eighth walk to raise funds for their Dog guides foundation and raised $5,090 in the event. Since 1983, the national foundation has raised funds to support to Canadians with disabilities, such as the blind or visually impaired; deaf or … Continue reading

International Trails Day Festival Events

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Otonabee Conservation and its community partners in the 6th Annual International Trails Day Festival – June 1st to 3rd – are helping host events to celebrate trails in the area. The festival is the result of the collaboration of municipalities, community groups and recreational clubs which have provided a variety … Continue reading

Advantage Charity Classic Golf Tournament for Community Care June 3rd

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Chris Schier of Advantage House Painters Inc. is organizing his third Advantage Charity Classic Golf Tournament which takes place this Saturday, June 3rd in support of Millbrook Community Care. The tournament is a four-man best ball format, with a shotgun start at 9am. The entry fee of $100 per golfer … Continue reading

Easter Eggstravaganza!

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The storm that arrived on Good Friday had organizers worrying about the practicalities of an Easter egg hunt in snowbanks, but by Sunday afternoon, the sun was shining and the ground had dried up enough to allow the event to proceed with a large, eager crowd. This year the local … Continue reading

Lunar Rhythm Gardens Takes the Traditional Approach to Farming in Janetville

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It has been more than eight years since Jessica Foote returned home to her family farm on Gray Road in Janetville to launch her version of a modern day mixed farm incorporating new and traditional farming techniques in her unique business. As in the days of old, some of the … Continue reading

Take Your Mother on a Studio Tour for Mother’s Day

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Celebrate your mother by showing her some beautiful countryside and introducing her to local artists in their own studios during the Mother’s Day weekend. The Rolling Hills Studio Tour covers local venues featuring 12 artists in the Bethany area which will open their doors from 10 am to 5 pm … Continue reading

“There’s No Place like Home” by the Millbrook Community Choir

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Once again the Millbrook Community Choir will wrap up their season with a concert. This year the group will be celebrating Canada’s 150th with a concert called “There’s No Place like Home”, which takes place on May 28th at 2pm. Under the direction of Mark Hiscox and accompanied by his … Continue reading

Another Escape for the Elusive Millie

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  The cooler weather and the threat of rain showers couldn’t keep parents and their children away from the annual Millbrook and District Children’s Fishing Derby held this past week-end at the Mill Pond. Parents, caregivers and children came early and lasted until prizes of a trophy, a fishing rod … Continue reading

Get Your Lines and Hooks Ready for the Fishing Derby

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Calling all fisherpersons! The annual Millbrook and District Lions Club Fishing Derby will take place at the Millpond in Millbrook on Saturday April 29 from 7:00am to 1:00pm. The fishing derby is open to those 16 and under with a registration fee of $2.00. More than 100 competitors joined the … Continue reading

Pancake Day, Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras- What’s it all About?

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Pancake Day is a tradition at St. Thomas Anglican Church. It falls on the day before Ash Wednesday on the Christian calendar. Because the actual date is determined by that of Easter, for which the date varies each year, you have to watch for it. The name “Shrove Tuesday” comes … Continue reading

March Events at our Libraries

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Do you know more words than Karla Buckborough, the Libraries CEO?   Come challenge her to a game of Scrabble on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 2pm. March brings forth MARCH BREAK! The Cavan Monaghan Libraries is excited to offer a fairly full week of activities for the children and youth … Continue reading