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Wednesday, 18 May 2016 00:00

Walk for Dog Guides in Fenelon

            Fenelon Falls is the place to be Saturday, June 4, for dog lovers who want to help their fellow human beings too.

            The village will be hosting one of 200

Wednesday, 04 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 May 28.

            Participating stores in Fenelon Falls will be open late that Saturday, for all Divas young and

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 00:00

Celebrate those blooming tulips

            The Norland Horticultural Society will hold a Tulip Blooming Ceremony to celebrate the first blooming of its Dutch-Canadian Friendship Tulip Garden.

            The ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 14, 11 am, at The Old School

            Organizers for this year’s 36th annual Canada/US Walleye Tournament (CUSWT) figure the weekend will bring between $150,000 and $170,000 to Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes and the surrounding areas, as families pass through on their way to and from the event.

            Some teams come early and

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 00:00

Meet our excellent Caygeonites

Bobcaygeon Chamber awards recipients with chamber members. Back row, left: Gus Sevink, Nate Lauder, Tom Hunt, Shaukat Mohamed, Mandy Hollenga, Kerry Cook, Gillian Barrett, Craig MacPherson, Chris Appleton.Front row, left: Liz Lauder, Habiba Mohamed, Kent Leckie, Rosa Sharpe, Nicky MacPherson, Ann Adare.

            Do a little something like, oh, say, raising $1 million to preserve and protect a jewel of the Kawarthas (Chiminis or Big/Boyd Island in Pigeon Lake), and people will take notice.

            Kawartha Land Trust made it

As told by Doug Williams to Julie Kapyrka

            I was raised in a situation where there were a lot of kids around—and a lot of aunties, uncles and grandparents in a multi-family atmosphere. It was what sociologists call an “extended family,” as opposed to the “modern nuclear family” of mom, dad, and kids.

            I grew up being raised primarily by my NOKOMIS—my grandmother, who was a

Benevolent groups help many

            It was with great interest that I read your recent entry in The Kawartha Promoter entitled, "I am a refugee, myself" (April 22, page 4). I glanced at the title, and became intrigued by what I thought would be a human-interest story about your successful integration into Canadian society after fleeing Soviet oppression in Hungary during the 1950s.

            Unfortunately my original optimism soon turned to disappointment.

            On one hand you bestow

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 00:00

A chocolate box of musical delights

            Singer and storyteller Alan Ely calls his May 1 concert at Trinity United Church, Bobcaygeon, “a box of chocolates,” because, to quote Forrest Gump: “you never know what you’ll get next.”

            Ely, who was

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 00:00

Awards of Excellence

            The 2016 Bobcaygeon and Area Chamber of Commerce Awards will be held at the Lakeview Arts Barn on Saturday, April 23.

            The celebrations will include dinner, a silent auction, a live auction—and the awards ceremony.

            Tickets are $50, available from the Chamber, 705-738-2202.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 00:00

Brazilian mother movie by the falls

            The Second Mother is Films by the Falls’ current offering on Tuesday, April 26, at Fenelon Falls Secondary School at 7:30 pm.

            This Brazilian film tells the story of Jessica, who

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