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

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

Raise the Roof Event

Raise the Roof Event
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A private fundraising event organized by Peterborough City Councillor Pat Parnell and hosted by Galerie Q last month raised $8000 towards YES shelter for youth and family’s “Raise the Roof” campaign. The organization has set a $50,000 fundraising campaign target to allow them to replace the roof on their aging … Continue reading

Bill Slavin Launches New Children’s Book at Bear Essentials

Bill Slavin Launches New Children’s Book at Bear Essentials
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Most attendees wandered in with several books in hand, eager to have personal notes and an autograph from popular children’s book writer and illustrator Bill Slavin at the launch of his latest book on Saturday, his first solo picture book in more than twenty years. As participants settled into stools, … Continue reading

Pedal for Hope Brings Record Donations

Pedal for Hope Brings Record Donations
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The Cops for Cancer events arrived at the local schools on May 13th, bringing their usual combination of entertainment laced with education to North Cavan and Millbrook South Cavan public schools. With a movie theme, bright lights, costumes and skits, students participated in the event with enthusiasm. At the main … Continue reading

Silver Creek Creations Joins the Millbrook Farmers’ Market

Silver Creek Creations Joins the Millbrook Farmers’ Market
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Get ready to grow with the help of Jane and Peter Martell of Silver Creek Creations, who are joining the other vendors at our local monthly market. They established a nursery business on their property on Hutchison Drive four years ago, when they felt the grounds were safe from errant … Continue reading

Local Volunteers Recognized

Local Volunteers Recognized
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  The Ontario Volunteer Service Awards recognize individual volunteers for continuous years of commitment and dedicated service to an organization The award is presented at a special ceremony held at the Trentwinds International Centre Peterborough. Recipients are presented with a service pin acknowledging their years of service. Recipients also receive … Continue reading