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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!
We’re making some changes to our August programming schedule! Our Surprise Activity at the Millbrook Branch was so popular that we decided to extend the activity to our Bruce Johnston Branch as well. If you missed any of the fun activities from July (such as tie dye, string art, and… Continue reading
They have the documents to prove it- the Stewart family has lived in Cavan since 1823. Samuel arrived in Quebec City with his wife, adult son Andrew and three children under twelve on a ship called the Telegraph on July 19th, 1823. The Ship list for this seventh voyage of… 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
The Millbrook South Cavan (MSC) Fun Fair on May 5, 2023, was a tremendous success due to the overwhelming support from community sponsors, the MSC school council, Crestwood students, parent volunteers, staff, and administration. With over 800 people in attendance, the event would not have been possible without the many volunteers who invested their… 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
Get ready, folks, the Fair is coming! Events kick off on Thursday June 8th with educational exhibits running from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm throughout the fairgrounds located on Frederick St. in Millbrook, and continue to Sunday 11th. This will be the 172nd version of the Millbrook Fair, each one… Continue reading