Millbrook Fair 2019 & Homecraft Winners

Once again, contestants came to test their skills against noble competitors in a wide variety of home craft categories, including baking, preserving, handcrafts, photography and more.  Below are just a few of our prize winners from this year’s event. Baking- Special Pies Rhubarb: 1st Jamie Lee Pearson Immel; 2nd Gayle… Continue reading

Doors Open June 9th for the Annual Open House at Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden

Once again the Cham Shan Buddhist Temple in Bethany will host its annual public Open House on Sunday, June 9th from 10 am to 2pm.  Due to ongoing construction on this massive project, access to various locations at the site changes each year.  There will be very restricted access to… Continue reading

Doors Open May 11th for Another Season of Harness Racing At Kawartha Downs

It’s an event that many feared would not return after a tumultuous few years of haggling with the provincial powers that be since the 2013 announcement that the Slots At Racetracks Program would be cancelled.  The Slots at Racetracks program was launched in 1998 and by 2006, 17 racetracks in… Continue reading

Funfolk Returns

Get ready for another entertaining event delivered by the local youth theatrical group, Funfolk Theatricals of Millbrook. Now in their 11th year, this group continues to pick up steam, with many returning performers who are happy to commit to weekly rehearsals where they help build sets, learn lines and bond… Continue reading

Pump Track Proposal Receives Warm Reception

Council was introduced to an interesting recreational opportunity at last month’s Council meeting when biking enthusiasts John Frizzle and David D’Agostino outlined their proposal for a local Pump Track. These installations consist of a continuous bike loop that users can ride without pedaling, which incorporates berms, criss-crossing lines and smooth… Continue reading

FREE ACTING WORKSHOP Culminates in Public Reading of The Moodie Traill

4th Line Theatre will host a community play workshop and a public reading of The Moodie Traill written by Tim Etherington, Caron Garside, Susan Spicer and Robert Winslow.  Community members interested in acting are invited to participate in a free theatre acting workshop taking place on Saturday, February 2nd at… Continue reading

Kawartha Downs Reopens

After a two-month closure, Kawartha Downs re-opened in time for Christmas with 150 slot machines and 21 racing dates for the 2019 Harness Racing Schedule. This was no small achievement with staff, management and the operator working around the clock to make this happen.  Current operating hours are noon to… Continue reading

The Old Millbrook School EarlyOn Centre Welcomes Community in Grand Opening Event

Visitors to last week’s Millbrook Farmers’ Market also had the opportunity to see the transformation in the premises of the drop in centre located in the Old Millbrook School. Rooms in the lower level of the building feature a padded infant area with a wide mirror and bar to pull… Continue reading