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

Fundraiser for the Bushfire Emergency in Australia

On the first and third Saturdays of the month from 12pm-2pm the CMLibraries’ Community Threads group will be hosting a crafting bee to raise funds for those impacted by the Australian Wildfires. We have connected with an Australian pattern maker: Anthea Christian – owner and designer at Angel Lea Designs,… Continue reading

Blank Canvas Offers the Opportunity to Explore Your 2020 Style

Hair Stylist, artist and crafter Stacey Knight has opened a new retail outlet in the front section of the former Bear Essentials store in Millbrook. Calling her new enterprise Blank Canvas Hair & Art Studio, Stacey plans to use the studio to combine her love of art, hair and style… Continue reading

North Cavan Students Hear Stories from Their Author

Award-winning children’s author Philip Roy spent a day at North Cavan Public School where he entertained several groups of students with his thoughtful, friendly presentation.  He clearly understands his audience, tailoring his presentation to each age group he met. His “props” caught the students’ interest immediately.  Three original pieces accompanied… Continue reading

Taking DIY Craft Workshops to a Whole New Level

Yolanda Aubut has standards, and so will you when you attend one of her workshops where participants create custom wooden signs, pillows, holiday urns and other décor items.  No cringe-creating items leave her place of business. This cottage business was launched after a disappointing result at a painting workshop where… Continue reading

44th Annual Hand of Man Art & Craft Sale

Show hours are Friday, October 25th from 5-9pm, Saturday, October 26th from 9am-4pm, and Sunday, October 27th from 11am-4pm. The Peterborough Guild of Arts and Crafts proudly presents the 44th Annual Hand of Man Art & Craft Sale. This is the longest running craft show in the Kawarthas! Their 3-day… Continue reading

First Novel Secures Award for Author from Millbrook

Julie Joyce (nee Doner) began writing during her school days growing up on Zion Line south of town.  She became particularly enthralled by the popular TV series, The Gilmore Girls, but sometimes found the plot lines less than satisfactory.  With few friends sharing her interest in the show, she discovered… Continue reading

Home Schoolers’ Art Program Offered in Cavan

The Home Schoolers Art Program began last month at the Cavan Art Gallery & Academy.  It has been a glint in the eyes of the Director, artist Valerie Kent, who has wanted to do this program for some time, and now it is a reality.   Every week there is a… Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Receives Significant Provincial Funding Boost

Opening night for the 4th Line Theatre’s premiere performance of their August production of Carmel was more exciting than usual; the local theatrical non-profit organization announced that they had received more than $410,000 in provincial funding. The funds flow from two sources.  The Ontario Trillium Foundation has provided $34,200 to… Continue reading