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Upcoming EventsDec10Sun20232:30 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!Dec27Wed20231:00 pm Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 27 @ 1:00 pm7:30 pm Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 27 @ 7:30 pmJoin a team or be a spare!Jan1Mon20249:00 am New To You Clothing Store @ New to You Clothing StoreNew To You Clothing Store @ New to You Clothing StoreJan 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pmOpen 9am to 3pm every Monday to Friday. Please consider donating good quality used clothing. Funds received from the sale of these items support local programs and services.
The doors open on this year’s Kawartha County Fair at Kawartha Downs on Friday at 2pm, where visitors will be treated to a classic midway operated by Campbell Amusements, a vendor village with treats, beauty products, crystals and gemstone jewelry and more. Games for kids and adults are cash only…. Continue reading
Pictured is Grant Moffat with his 1966 Chevrolet at the weekly car show at Pinto’s Corners. He purchased this car when he was 19 years old and has owned it ever since. The 18 years it spent in storage likely helped preserve all of the original interior components. Seat covers… Continue reading
There was something for everyone at the Millbrook Fair last month, where Kathryn Lang became this year’s new Fair Ambassador for the area, young would-be farmers worked some equipment in the corn, and proud horse and cattle exhibitors shared their achievements. A young heifer found the excitement too much and… Continue reading
Once again, the Millbrook Legion is hosting a Rubber Duck Race as part of their Canada Day celebrations. Participants pay to place a duck in the race, vying for prizes. This year’s event starts at 3pm in the creek behind the legion building, where 300 rubber participants will be launched… Continue reading
Most families on a typical Saturday can be found at a local sports field supporting their child’s passion for playing sports. For our family, throughout the summer months, our Saturdays look a little different. They often start at the barn at 5 am getting our cattle washed and prepared to… Continue reading
Last month, sixteen families joined residents at Centennial Place for a Teddy Bears’ Picnic organized by the Millbrook EarlyON Child and Family Centre. This organization has been looking for ways to host intergenerational activities to connect their young clients with older generations in the community. Prior to the pandemic, Centennial… Continue reading