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Upcoming EventsDec4Mon20239:00 am New To You Clothing Store @ New to You Clothing StoreNew To You Clothing Store @ New to You Clothing StoreDec 4 @ 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.Dec6Wed20231:00 pm Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm7:30 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.
Our Firefighters led the Santa Claus Parade last month as the popular event made a comeback. Approximately 400 people lined King Street under sunny skies to watch a record 24 floats travel from the Millbrook Christian Assembly to the old arena. While judging the floats was a challenge, Otonabee Massage’s… Continue reading
For the third consecutive year, Darlene Hannam, aka Cynthia Darlene, reached out to the Cavan/Bethany/Millbrook community through Facebook seeking donations for clients of the Peterborough Men’s Shelter. The community responded. This initiative was inspired by the reaction Darlene received a few years ago when she dropped off some of her… Continue reading
Members of the St. Paul’s Cemetery Committee were awarded the Municipal Heritage Recognition Award at the November 7th, 2022 Council Meeting. The cemetery and chapel are located at 1304 Zion Line, just southeast of Millbrook. Built in 1818, this burial ground is one of the oldest in the area. Established… Continue reading
It started during COVID, when like most retailers, Millbrook Farm Supply and Pet Supply couldn’t open its doors for business. Rather than have empty beer and liquor containers pile up in their garage/basements or laundry rooms, some customers decided to forgo the refund and leave the empties in the parking… Continue reading
After a hiatus of three years due to COVID-19, St. Thomas More hosted their annual Bazaar on Saturday December 3rd at Millbrook Legion. Despite the downpouring of rain, residents turned out for the hot chicken soup and chili which have always been favourites. The event included a variety of draw items… Continue reading
Every year at Christmas the Millbrook Girl Guides help Millbrook Food Share to put the many Christmas Hampers together for our needy families. On the last Tuesday before Christmas the hampers are delivered with the help of some able bodied men. This is made up mainly of the old Millbrook… Continue reading