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Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Calling all Divas—to Fenelon Falls

            Strap on your comfortable shoes, grab your lady friends, and come to Fenelon Falls for Diva Afternoon and Evening on Saturday, May 28.

            Participating stores in Fenelon Falls will be open late Saturday for all

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Choristers Corner - Songs and stories

By April Scott

            The writer of this column has just spent two weeks in sunny Turkey, hence the omission in the last edition.

            Back to practice last Tuesday and yet another piece of new

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Coby-Norland Chamber—Two years already?

By Jennifer Wilson

            What began two years ago as a business group has evolved very quickly into an organization with community interests at heart—knowing that a strong business and social community will attract

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Crafty Buckhorn

 

            TheBuckhorn Community Centre is offering its annual Spring Craft Show this Victoria Day weekend. That’s Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22, from 10 am to 5 pm.

            Over 100 exhibitors will be there with high quality

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

When Imaginary Worlds collide

            Aiden Sharrard, Owen Gerrard, and Karah Walker from Buckhorn Public School pose with author Danika Dinsmore and a couple of award-winning books at the Buckhorn Library. The author, spoken-word artist, and

            The Community Care Foundation promises its annual Care Gala fundraising event for Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes (CCCKL) will be "An Evening to Remember."

            The fifth annual dinner and auction will be held Thursday, June

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Family Gala fun and giveaway

            Cartoon characters, superheroes, indoor and outdoor games and crafts, wacky hair and face painting will all be part of the City of Kawartha Lakes 12th annual Family Gala on Saturday, May 28.

            There will also be a special appearance by

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Globus grant helps bring theatre

            With help from a $36,295 provincial grant, Globus Theatre announces its series of one-night shows for its 2016 summer season. All shows at 8 pm, but can be combined with dinner beforehand.

Trivia Night competition:

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Help mentor Little Brothers and Sisters

            Help Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Kawartha Lakes-Haliburton provide important mentoring programs to children aged 6-16 by attending and supporting one of the organization’s main fundraising initiatives—the 14th annual BIG Dinner and Auction.

            Items available for auction will include

As told by Doug Williams to Julie Kapyrka

            Another fond memory I have of NOKOMIS (my grandmother) is of the many activities we did together, in particular making baskets—and all of the undertakings that entailed.

            Every year she expected me and her brother Madden to go into the swamplands and harvest BAAPAAGIGUN (Black

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