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Upcoming EventsDec6Wed20237:30 pm Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 6 @ 7:30 pmJoin a team or be a spare!Dec9Sat20231:00 pm Santa Claus Parade – 2023Santa Claus Parade – 2023Dec 9 @ 1:00 pmThe parade starts at the Millbrook Christian Assembly and travels along King St. to the Old Millbrook Arena. To enter a float, complete an application form on the township website or with staff at the CMCC.Dec10Sun20232:30 pm Yuletide Cheer Concert by the Ka... @ Cambridge St. United ChurchYuletide Cheer Concert by the Ka... @ Cambridge St. United ChurchDec 10 @ 2:30 pmCome to hear this award-winning choir sing arrangements of traditional carols by John Rutter, David Willcocks and others, joined by guests hand bell performers UnBELLievable.Dec13Wed20231:00 pm Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm Community Turkey Dinner – 2023 @ St. Thomas Anglican ChurchCommunity Turkey Dinner – 2023 @ St. Thomas Anglican ChurchDec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm7:30 pm Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 13 @ 7:30 pmJoin a team or be a spare!Dec16Sat20238:00 am Breakfast with Santa @ Bethany United ChurchBreakfast with Santa @ Bethany United ChurchDec 16 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 amCome and join Bethany Community Hub. Enjoy Pancakes, Sausage and Fruit Salad with coffee, tea or juice all for only $5 per person. You will also have the opportunity to purchase photos with Santa.Dec20Wed20231:00 pm Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm7:30 pm Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 20 @ 7:30 pmJoin a team or be a spare!
It started small. A project in which to funnel the energy of some nine to twelve-year-olds as the restrictions of social distancing began to wear. The four siblings built the lemonade stand and fine-tuned the 4 P’s of their marketing strategy. The lemonade recipe was tweaked and the freezies sourced;… Continue reading
Following up on a request from the February 18th Council meeting, Director of Planning Karen Ellis presented a proposal for an updated and strengthened Municipal Tree Replacement policy at the most recent Council meeting. The objective was to recognize and protect the important tree canopies on municipal lands, and ensure… Continue reading
This is high season for banquet halls and caterers: wedding and anniversary parties, end of season celebrations, galas for business awards, the list goes on. All of these things are not happening this year, so Kevin and April Sendel, owner/operators of Personal Touch Catering and events that operates the banquet… Continue reading
We have all seen the headlines regarding the litany of concerns in our long term care homes. Neglected residents; soiled bedding; unanswered call bells; sloppy feeding; expired medicines; cockroaches; callous treatment: the list is shocking and endless. Unfortunately, and it pains me to say this, I believe the allegations are… Continue reading
No appointment drive-through testing clinics took place across the county over the last few weeks. The clinics were conducted by the Peterborough Paramedics with support from and Peterborough Public Health. A local clinic was held on June 12th at the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre, where tests were conducted on 208… Continue reading
The sudden appearance of sinkholes under the former railway line along Station Trail left two sections of the trail unstable and unsafe for public use. Extensive repair work is now complete and the $18,332 expense was funded through a transfer from the Parkland Reserve Account. Users in that area should… Continue reading
Tribute signs created by Millbrook South Cavan students surround the Centennial Place sign in anticipation of the appreciation event hosted by the Lions a few weeks ago. Young people in our community are taking the lead in their demonstration of appreciation and compassion, cutting their hair for a cause, starting… Continue reading
Trout Unlimited Millbrook is hosting the “SPLASH! ART CONTEST”, which is an opportunity for children to draw, photograph, or write about their interactions with our local streams this summer Trout Unlimited Millbrook has prizes available for a number of participants, and the top three submissions will be published in the… Continue reading