Get Your Tickets for the Next Funfolks Theatricals Production

A March break tradition continues as Funfolks Theatricals prepares for its twelfth season providing fun-filled family entertainment delivered by the local youth under the expert guidance of local children’s author and Cavan resident, Shan McFadden. This year’s cast of twenty-four children continue to prepare for four performances of this year’s… Continue reading

4th Line Hosts Free Acting Workshop and Public Reading of “The Orchard”

Join members of the 4th Line Theatre on Saturday, February 1st at a community play workshop and a public reading of The Orchard written by Ian McLachlan and Robert Winslow. The day-long workshop begins at 10:00 a.m. and will culminate in a free public reading of the play at 4:00… Continue reading

Keep the Chill of Winter at Bay with These Warm and Friendly Library Programs 

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we have set up ‘Blind Date with a Book’ in the Children’s and Youth section of both the Millbrook and Bruce Johnston Branch. From February 1st through to the 14th we invite children and youth to take a chance and select a… Continue reading

School days, school days …

The bell rings at 7:00 pm on Friday, February 28 at the Millbrook Legion Hall for students, teachers and staff who spent time on reading, writing and ‘rithmetic at area schools, past and present. Of course, everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the stories, witness the reunions, and take… Continue reading

Auction for the Belize Children

Pictured is John MacFarlane, in front, our local bee keeper and Alpaca farmer who lives in Ida. John is assisting Jason McIntosh (behind John) who was the auctioneer of the 80 items that were sold Saturday, January 25. With Jason’s formidable persuasive powers, he and the silent auction raised $5000 for the children… Continue reading

The Goods on Greens: Are Prepared Salads Safe?

Who doesn’t love the convenience of purchasing prepared salads or pre-washed greens – I know I do. But recent outbreaks of human illness, including hospitalizations and deaths are raising concerns that perhaps these pre-packaged and pre-washed salad greens pose too much of a health risk, and are best avoided. Are… Continue reading

Good Fishing Practices Make Great Fishing Experiences

Fishing is a great way to connect with nature, destress, learn about the natural environment, and spend quality time with friends and family.  Millbrook is blessed to have one of the few cold water trout fisheries in southern Ontario and provides very accessible opportunities for trout angling.  Did you know… Continue reading