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

Save the Date: Maple in the Township Comes on the April 1st Weekend

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A group of local Maple Syrup producers are joining forces to host a Maple weekend on April 1st and 2nd. All participating producers will open the doors to their sugar shacks between the hours of 9:30am and 4:30pm and invite you to come and bring your family to walk a … Continue reading

Plan Your Organic Vegetable Garden with Expert Advice

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As spring approaches, many thoughts will turn to what to plant in this year’s vegetable garden and/or containers and how to grow tasty treats for the dinner table without the application of chemical additives or pesticides. The upcoming Millbrook Garden Club on the evening of Wednesday April 5th will sure … 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

Small Town Success in our Nation’s Capital

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After the long drive to Ottawa, we didn’t know how the kids would respond. Sometimes they are tired out and have a slow start, and sometimes they are so excited, they burst out of the gate ready to play. I’m happy to report that not only were the Bantam stars … Continue reading

FORE !

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The hockey season has not yet reached its conclusion, but many volunteers with the Millbrook District Minor Hockey Association (MDMHA) have already turned their attention to golf, and they are hoping they can count on the community once again to support the 3rd Annual Millbrook Minor Hockey Association Golf Tournament. … Continue reading

Cavan Monaghan Celebrates Hockey Day in Canada

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Hockey players in the Township of Cavan Monaghan enjoyed sunny spring like weather as they celebrated our national sport Millbrook style. Communities across the Country kicked off Family Day weekend by participating in the Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada on February 18th, 2017. Here in Millbrook, a total of seven … Continue reading

Historical Society to Preserve Local History with a Touch of Mystery at March Masquerade Fundraising Gala

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On Saturday, March 25th, the Millbrook & Cavan Historical Society invites us to break free from winter’s clutches in vibrant splashes of colour, glitz and even a little intrigue as it hosts its third major fundraising gala: this time, a March Masquerade. The Historical Society fundraiser is one of the … Continue reading

Library Events in Cavan Monaghan

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C Cavan Monaghan Libraries is here to serve the community!  February is all about Valentine’s Day with an event of crafts, food, and fun on Saturday February 11th @ 10:30 a.m. at the Bruce Johnston Branch. Erica Hernandez, with Music for Young Children will be back on February 16th at … Continue reading

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