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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!
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
Since 2020, the 128-foot long floating bridge on the Baxter Creek Trail connecting Medd’s Mountain to the Fairgrounds trail has been closed due to safety concerns. Walkway supports had rotted below the water, boards were missing and hand railings were unsecure. Despite obvious risks and posted signage, some continued to… Continue reading
Last week, Millbrook lost a well-respected international artist. Bruce Lepper was a world-renowned bird carver best known abroad for his wildfowl and songbird carvings and locally for his efforts to promote and protect the beauty and heritage of our community After a successful career in graphic design in Toronto, Bruce… Continue reading
January, 2023 will witness the final humanitarian trip to Belize by Maureen and Andy Harjula. There is a tremendous opportunity for someone else to assume the project and continue to help students in Belize with the horrendous school fees. For example, the cost for an orchard worker to send their child to high school will… Continue reading