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OVER THE BACK FENCE

Truth and reconciliation. That phrase brings forth strong emotions in many Canadians – those from the Indigenous community and those on the outside. I never really gave it much thought until I picked up a book written by a Metis woman who had the courage to write about her life. Lynn McLaughlin now lives in Bobcaygeon with her husband of 10 years. She is a child of the foster care system and a survivor, having lived in 25 houses from birth to age 18. She has had several books of poetry, published and is now releasing “Child of the System – Little Lynn’s Story.” When Lynn called me to ask if I would write an article about her book release, I was hesitant. Not because I was afraid of the subject matter, but sometimes if you write about one

author, others will ask for equal time. I thought about it and believe that this is a particularly important story. We didn’t learn about Indigenous people in our History classes in school. We learned about international wars, Canadian Prime Ministers and other Canadian history. I don’t remember ever being taught about the horrendous treatment of the Indigenous people. Children were taken from their parents and sent to residential schools, fostered into abusive homes and even abused by representatives of organized religion. I feel the need to apologize to them. I’m sorry for the indignities they went through, the pain they suffered and the treatment they receive from others to this day. No one should have to live with this and as a nation, I think it’s time we make our political leaders stand by their promises to make change.

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It’s Easy Being Green Kicking the weird stuff

By Julia Taylor

Back in my early twenties, I and a group of friends frequented one friend’s cottage in beautiful Haliburton. The grocery store was a regular stop on the way up for all of us and on one particular trip my friend had started a diet to trim off some weight. I took close note of the food items she purchased as I was very curious. One of the things she bought was a jar of diet jam. I just had to know what made it ‘diet’, especially since I had made jam with a friend and noticed how much sugar was in it. I read through the ingredient list and noticed that the sugar was replaced with synthetic sweeteners. When I returned home that week I did some reading and found out that synthetic sweeteners were not all that healthy after all, and went by a lot of different names. From then on I was a label reader and paid close attention to what ingredients were in my food. This became a tedious task! Not only were there a lot of ingredients I didn’t understand listed on the food I was buying, but when I tried to understand them I became more confused. Baking soda can have a technical name, and when you look it up, the explanation is also a little confusing. I found it hard to understand if other ingredients were in fact synthetic, or were just normal ingredients labelled with their scientific names. I

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BAD NEWS/GOOD NEWS Giving credit where credit is due

By Pamela VanMeer, Kawartha411

We regularly hear about incidents of police misconduct on the news. It seems to be happening more and more often. Recently, it was alleged that two Toronto Police officers were heard on a dashcam video mocking a woman with Down’s Syndrome after pulling her mother over for running a red light. The two were charged under the Police Act. In other news, a London police officer is being charged with one count of assault causing bodily harm, following the arrest of a 60-year-old man earlier this year. The man was allegedly arrested, and then released unconditionally by police officers. Later that day, he was taken to hospital and was diagnosed with serious injuries according to the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). The SIU is tasked with investigating police-involved death or injury and statistics show the number of cases opened was 327 in 2016. That’s an increase of 5 percent. While we are hearing more about officers behaving badly, some criminally, we are also hearing more about their acts of kindness. Something I think they don’t get enough credit for the good things they do. Recently, a Toronto cop purchased a shirt and tie for a young man who had, allegedly, been caught stealing. The man said he needed the clothing for an upcoming job interview. Instead of laying charges the officer bought the clothing and gave it to the young man. Later we learned he got the job!!

In Lindsay a few weeks ago, an officer spotted a vehicle driving down the road late at night with sparks flying from the wheel. It turned out a man was driving with no tire, was dishevelled and clearly in distress. He told police he hadn’t eaten in days. Instead of taking this man off to jail the officer took him to a fast food restaurant for something to eat and then took him to hospital for a mental health assessment. In both of these cases, charges and jail would not have helped anyone. It would not have been good for society, or for the individuals involved. Without a job, the first man would have possibly continued to break the law to pay bills or buy food. In the second case this man needed specialized help and the officer got him that help. People are quick to judge police when they do something wrong, and we should be. But we should also give credit where credit is due. These officers and many more do “the right thing’” day in and day out. Rather than criticize, we must hail these efforts and hope more police follow suit.

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BREWERY GOES DOWNTOWN

Bobcaygeon Brewing Co. has signed a lease with Parks Canada to turn the Former Post Office Building at 15 Bolton Street at Lock 32 into a microbrewery with a retail store, tap room, and gift shop. “We are excited to be working with Parks Canada to fulfill our original goal of building our brewery in Bobcaygeon and producing our beer here,” said Richard Wood, President and Co-Founder of Bobcaygeon Brewing Co. “We look forward to a strong long-term relationship with Parks Canada and the community to promote both craft beer and economic development in Bobcaygeon and the surrounding areas.” Bobcaygeon Brewing Co. began operations in 2015 and has three core brands, Common Loon APA, Dockside Red Ale, and Sunset Golden Ale, in addition to multiple seasonal brands. Its beers are currently brewed on contract in Ottawa, and are available at the LCBO, The Beer Store, and select licensed grocery stores. Bobcaygeon Brewing Company won a gold medal at the 2017 Canadian Brewing Awards for its Dockside Red Ale, which was recently listed at the LCBO. Richard says they plan on opening the doors of the brewery in 2018.

40 YEARS YOUNG

What started as a small women’s clothing retailer in the Towne & Country Centre in Lindsay 40 years ago has grown into one of the city’s most successful women’s and menswear stores in the Kawarthas. Fashion Plus opened in 1977 and only carried ladies’ plus sizes. But the customers loved the product lines and asked for them in petite and regular sizes. Owner Michael Shumsky responded and today, from their locations in Lindsay Square Mall and Portage Place in Peterborough, they are the largest independent Tanjay & Alia store in Ontario. “We’ve seen a dramatic change in women’s fashion,” he says. “The typical look in a bank or office 40 years ago was a navy or black blazer with matching skirt or pant and a white or pink bowtie blouse. Today, it is less structured with softer lines in pastels and prints. Denim has become a strong fashion item -- and we’re not talking about Levi jeans.” The idea for a menswear store came from the desire for a change of careers. Both Peter Shumsky and Monty Wiegand (brothers-in-law) wanted to change career direction back in 2007. While working together one summer, Peter and Monty built a fence and jokingly referred to themselves as ‘Fence Brothers’.

When the idea to create a menswear store came about, the name ‘Fence Brothers’ seemed to fit. So Fence Brothers Menswear was born. In July, Fashion Plus and Fence Brothers Menswear joined forces and moved into a larger location of 4,400 square feet at Lindsay Square Mall. Peter says, “The new store has been very well received and looks forward to a bright future.” Fashion Plus carries a range of Tanjay and Alia clothes in a variety of colours, patterns and styles in sizes 6 to 24W. Fence Brothers carries a wide array of casual clothing, suits, sport coats, dress shirts, dress pants, and big and tall fashions. Their brands include Woolrich, Haggar, Dockers, Point Zero, Polifroni, Cruze Leather, Lois Jeans, and Paragon Suits. The family-owned and operated business is celebrating their 40 years with a special summer clearance sale featuring 50 percent off regular prices.

CELEBRATE THE TRAIL

The Trans Canada Trail (TCT), with support from Canadian Heritage, has a goal to connect The Great Trail and the country for a grand celebration on August 26. Two hundred communities across Canada will be celebrating the full connection of The Great Trail on the same date. In Kawartha Lakes, the celebration takes place at Reaboro Park. This free event, from 12 noon to 2pm, will feature food, games, entertainment and face painting. At 1pm, there will be a tree planting ceremony to mark the park’s connection with the 24,000 km Great Trail.

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This is the final instalment in our series about those in our communities who work with Canada Post. Stay tuned for our next series by Kirk Winter.

Macleod Enjoys the Drive

By Kirk Winter

If you live anywhere in rural Ontario, you just might take your mail delivery for granted. Five days a week, you wander down to the end of your lane and the little red flag is standing proudly erect above your box indicating you have mail. Have you ever wondered how your mail got there? Kevin Macleod can answer that question. He is a rural route driver working out of the Lindsay Post Office servicing the community of Oakwood and the side roads surrounding that village. Every weekday morning at 7:30, Kevin begins sorting the mail in Lindsay for his daily run. Most mornings he is on the road by 10:30 with packages and letters for many of the 581 homes on his route. For the last six years, Kevin has delivered thousands of pieces of mail to the customers on his route in his red, white and blue Canada Post van. Kevin is one of the lucky rural route drivers who qualifies for a company vehicle because of the volume of mail for which he is responsible. Kevin benefits from the fact that Canada Post picks up the tab for insurance and gas and provides the maintenance on his delivery van. Because his vehicle is righthand drive, there was certainly a learning curve once he was assigned one of the vans. Macleod was impressed with the quality of driver training Canada Post provided him as he learned the vagaries of a right hand drive vehicle. Kevin jokes that after driving righthand drive all week, he often goes to the wrong door of his personal vehicle on the weekends. Kevin loves to drive, and he traverses some of the prettiest countryside in the City of Kawartha Lakes. He revels in watching the countryside change from behind the wheel of his postal van season in and season out. When asked about the hazards of winter mail delivery, Macleod explained the good luck that he has of having a plow depot based right in Oakwood. Macleod is very impressed with the outstanding job the local snow plow drivers do on a daily basis keeping his route safe for all who drive it. When I asked Kevin if he found the job lonely he responded, “I enjoy my independence as a driver and the countryside is so gorgeous, how can you not enjoy your day at work?” We should all be as lucky to enjoy our jobs as much as Kevin does.

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ROCKIN’ THE LOCK

Lock 31 in Buckhorn is the second busiest Lock on the Trent Severn Waterway. In July, one of the busiest seasons on record, more than 3,500 vessels went through the Lock. The community will celebrate the summer at Lock 31 with Rock the Locks on Saturday, August 26 from 10am to 4pm. Enjoy classic cars, vendors along the canal on upper and lower Buckhorn, music along Lakehurst Road, a petting zoo, ARTivity Zone, horse and buggy rides, special interest groups and local businesses. Since there isn’t any public parking on Lakehurst Road during the festivities, you’re encouraged to park up the hill in the Community Centre’s overflow lot. No worries about having to walk downtown - you can catch the horse and wagon ride at no charge! You can experience Lower Buckhorn Lake with a free pontoon boat ride. Check in with Captain Kevin on the lower side of the Lock. Life jackets must be

worn and are supplied by Captain Kevin. Stick around for the Float Your Boat – Light Up the Lake Night Parade into the canal starting at 8:30. You might want to enter your motorized boat in the parade – you need to register in advance at the BCC. This parade will take place on Upper Buckhorn Lake and will follow a lead boat on a designated route. Check out buckhorncommunitycentre.com for more information. Rock the Locks is a free family event, made possible by some great sponsors!

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at Kawartha Art Gallery! Huw Morgan Exhibit Traces of Settlement

August 29 to October 14, 2017 With his choice of subject, light and colour, Huw Morgan creates within his photography, an element of magic realism. Reception: September 14th, 7 pm – 8 pm, Kawartha Art Gallery

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August 30th at the Kawartha Gallery, 6:30 pm to 8 pm Facilitated by; RoseMarie Condon. Free admission and refreshments provided

Canvas Confidential Join Kawartha Art Gallery in celebrating

2017 Canvas Confidential. Saturday, September 30, 2017 Mackey Celebrations Inc. (Formerly Queen Street United Church), 35 Lindsay Street North in Lindsay. All Artists’ welcome to contact the Gallery for canvases

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WYNNE GIVES US THE SCOOP

On a hot summer day, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne made a wise choice. She ate ice cream in Bobcaygeon! Wynne and local MP Jeff Leal recently took a tour of the Kawartha Dairy facility and made the formal announcement of their support for the dairy’s new state-of-the-art refrigeration facility just south of town. “The government is investing $311,000 in that expansion,” said Wynne, “particularly for a refrigeration unit that will allow the business to expand, create 10 more jobs and secure 115 jobs. That’s the kind of growth we want to see in business all over the province.” Minister Responsible for Small Business as well as Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Jeff Leal said, “Kawartha Dairy is a terrific example of a family business here in our community and a real made-in-Ontario success story. This is exactly the type of business that our government – your government – wants to support. Local, growing businesses are important employers in their communities and beyond.” Kawartha Dairy, celebrating its 80th year in business, makes all of its products using fresh milk from Ontario farms. The investment, through the Eastern Ontario Development Fund, will help the company better ensure consistent product quality and explore new product lines so it can expand its domestic and export markets.

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CALLING ALL FENELON FALLS RETIREES

Local residents are planning to start a Mixed Probus Club in Fenelon Falls and surrounding area. Probus is a fellowship organization of people with like interests, who want to stay active and engaged. Once a month, they get together for fellowship and to listen to interesting guest speakers. Becoming a founding member is simple and inexpensive. A one-time fee of $20 is required to register, for which you receive your Probus pin and name badge. The annual membership fee is only $40 and is intended to cover meeting space, coffee and refreshments and the minimal cost of speakers.

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SEASON CLOSER

Globus Theatre closes its 14th season with Halfway There, a new comedy from Canada’s most popular playwright, Norm Foster. This feel-good comedy runs until September 2. James Barrett directs the production featuring Sarah Quick, Joanne Latimer, Cosette Derome, Heather Dick and Jordan Kanner. Tickets are $31.50 for adults and $20 for youth and can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 705-738-2037 or Toll Free 1-800-304-7897.

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Three of Canada’s most experienced and travelled professional standup comedians are bringing their family-friendly acts for one show to The Coronation Hall in Omemee, Saturday, August 26 at 7:30pm. It’s extremely rare for a live, professional standup comedy show - anywhere - to feature a line-up where none of the performers will rely on the F-bomb, offensive language or graphic content, says the show’s producer and emcee, Denis Grignon. The show’s headliner is Evan Carter, a 30-year veteran of standup comedy with numerous national TV and radio credits that include the Halifax Comedy Festival. Greg Eckler spends most of his time these days as a staff writer with the Rick Mercer Report. Tickets are $15 at the door. It is a non-alcoholic event. Coronation Hall is located at 1 King Street West in Omemee, next to the public library.

Doors Are Open

By Kirk Winter

Ian McKechnie, the Secretary of the Kawartha Heritage Network, invites local residents to Doors Open Ontario September 9 and 10, 2017. Doors Open began as an idea in Europe in 1984. Sites of historical and cultural significance were to be open with programming available free of charge to the public. Ontario cultural sites adopted this idea in 2000, with venues in the City of Kawartha Lakes joining in for the 2004 season. In the past, the emphasis of Doors Open has often been admiring the unique architectural treasures across the City of Kawartha Lakes. However, the Doors Open phenomena is about more than buildings, and this year’s event seeks to emphasize cultural experiences. McKechnie, who is also an historical consultant with the Olde Gaol Museum, said this year will be all about those experiences. At each site there will be experts to interact with and, in some cases, activities to participate in. McKechnie wants people to experience

Victoria County heritage in a different way. He would like Doors Open participants to “taste, smell, hear and touch” their heritage. The goal of Doors Open this year is to “engage all the human senses.” More information can be found at the Doors Open Ontario website at doorsopenontario.on.ca.

A BOOK YOU MUST READ

By Deb Crossen

As I mentioned in my editorial, author Lynn McLaughlin is releasing the first installment of her biography, “A Child of the System – Little Lynn’s Story” at the end of September. Lynn is Metis from New Brunswick and now lives in Bobcayeon with her husband of 10 years. This book is about her early life as a child of the foster care system. She is a survivor, having lived in 25 houses from birth to age 18. I believe we should all read this book. You can meet Lynn, and purchase your copy of the book, at the release event at Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Service Circle, 1097 Water Street in Peterborough from 2 to 5pm on Saturday, September 23.

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LADY OF THE FLIES

By Deb Crossen

Like many teenagers, when Meaghan Wood finished high school, she had no idea what she wanted to do. That’s not unusual. But what is unusual is where she ended up. Meaghan recently opened Handsome Jack’s Fly Fishing Shop in Peterborough, catering to this special brand of anglers. She credits her Dad with helping her find her passion. “One day my Dad made me go fly fishing with him. I didn’t want to go because I’d never fished before and had zero interest in it. He forced me to go and I’m glad he did. I caught a fish on a fly rod and that was it – I knew what I wanted to do.” After learning about the sport from others during some time at a Montana fishing lodge, Meaghan

returned to the area and opened the store. You can find rods, flies, line and other gear not only for the fly fisherperson, but she also carries some traditional lures and plastic baits for those into other types of fishing. Meaghan says, “I have a big respect for all angling, but I think fly fishermen and women see fishing differently. There’s a lot of catch and release and respect for the environment and fish species. We tend to see the water differently.” Fishing became a recreational activity in the 1900s. But fly fishing has been around much longer than that, some say dating back to the 15th Century. In fly fishing, the weight of the line carries the hook through the air and the hand-tied flies drift across the top of the water, mimicking the movement of bugs. This draws the fish to the top of the water where they try to catch the fly. In our mind’s eye, we see a man in hip waders standing in a river, casting into the current to catch the elusive fish. Today, fly fishing is also done from the comfort of a boat. “I do a lot of lake fly fishing for muskie, pike and bass,” says Meaghan. “We fish a number of local lakes alongside the spin and bait fishermen and women. We’re looking for the right spots just like everyone else.” Meaghan wants to get more people, especially women, involved in the fly fishing sport. So expect to see some courses at Handsome Jack’s for those who want to learn how to cast and tie flies. Although she’s only 19 years old, Meaghan says she knows what she’s talking about when it comes to fly fishing. “It’s not just a business, we want Handsome Jack’s to become a hub, a community centre where fly fishermen and women can gather and learn from each other.” Meaghan has found her calling and wants to help others find that happy place. “Once you learn to see the world through the eyes of a fly fisherman, it’s a beautiful place.” You can find Handsome Jack’s in Peterborough at 776 Technology Drive, just south of Highway 7 off Ashburnham Road.

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COBOCONK, NORLAND & AREA NEWS

COBOCONK/NORLAND INSPIRES ARTIST

By Hayley Phoenix-Winterburn

The Group of Seven, a collection of artists responsible for one of the first major artistic movements in Canada from 1920 to 1933, believed that true art is created through direct contact with nature. Many of Canada’s beautiful landscapes were captured in paintings that have since become an important part of Canadian history. A landscape that is frequently seen in Group of Seven paintings, namely those created by James Edward Hervey MacDonald, is the Gull River of the Coboconk and Norland area. JEH MacDonald made many trips to the Gull River area for inspiration during his painting career. The paintings from the Group of Seven cofounder pay tribute to the picturesque area, highlighting the lush and colourful landscape that we call home. However, nature is only part of the inspiration for JEH MacDonald. The painting titled T.M. in Gull River depicts MacDonald’s then 10-year-old son, Thoreau, playing in the river. JEH made sure to incorporate his family life into his work and took his son with him on many of his trips – and the Gull River remains a popular area for family fun. Visit the beautiful landscapes and waters of the Coboconk and Norland area that have been made famous in the timeless art of the Group of Seven!

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KAWARTHA ARTS FESTIVAL

By Belinda Wilson

The Fenelon Fairgrounds will be a hive of artistic activity this Labour Day Weekend, as the Kawartha Arts Festival celebrates 28 years, with nearly 100 artists in various disciplines. In celebration of Canada 150, this juried art show has added a unique perspective on Textile Art, in a brand-new tent just inside the entrance gate. Organizer Maud Skoog is excited to welcome eight textile artists, including the following: •Diane Reesor is a story teller who uses cloth and artifacts with sentimental value to create Visual Poems or three-dimensional pieces to commemorate the lives of loved ones or loved places. The use of personal textiles to weave the story of the fabric, a life or a place is an amazing experience for both the artist and the client. Visit Diane on Facebook - @sentimentalcloth.

• Originally a realist painter, Denise Livingstone discovered rug hooking a few years ago, and has since begun experimenting with cut fabric, yarns and other fibres in a variety of subjects and styles. Check her out at www.cricketshandbag.ca and on Facebook - @ cricketatmoncks. • Moose Creek Co. is a family business operating over 20 years creating wraps and ponchos, mostly from retired designer fabric and mill ends. Visit their Facebook page - @moosecreekco. • Katherine Peterson began her journey in fibre arts with traditional quilting. She has completed commissioned work, both in art quilting and design, and traditional quilting. Some of her work can be seen on Facebook @fabricfeeling.

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The Kawartha Arts Festival runs Saturday, September 2 from 12 noon to 4pm and Sunday, September 3 from 12 noon to 3pm. There will be both indoor and outdoor displays, a food concession, Kawartha Dairy ice cream and live music by North Country Express. A free shuttle bus service will run between Stokes on Trent and the fairgrounds. Parking and admission are free and the event is fully accessible

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LABOUR DAY HAS POLITICAL BEGINNINGS

Labour Day Fun! IT’S NOT OVER YET

Labour Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer. It means back to work and back to school for many people. But for those of us lucky enough to live here in the Kawarthas, bring it on! After what many are calling a dismal summer with rain, storms and unpredictability, we’re ready for what we used to call “Indian Summer.” This season includes warm, sunny days and non-humid nights -- weather that’s perfect for campfires, hikes, boating and fishing! The Autumn Equinox isn’t until September 22, when day and night are each about 12 hours long (with the actual time of equal day and night, in the Northern Hemisphere, occurring a few days after the autumnal equinox). The Sun crosses the celestial equator going southward; it rises exactly due east and sets exactly due west. Let’s not encourage the cooler weather to come just yet ... there’s still a lot of summer left!

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Labour Day has been celebrated in Canada on the first Monday in September since the 1880s. The origins of Labour Day in Canada can be traced back to December 1872 when a parade was staged in support of the Toronto Typographical Union’s strike for a 58hour work-week, almost a full decade before a similar event in New York City. The Toronto Trades Assembly (TTA) called its 27 unions to demonstrate in support of the Typographical Union who had been on strike since March 25. George Brown, Canadian politician and editor of the Toronto Globe hit back at his striking employees, pressing police to charge the Typographical Union with “conspiracy.” Although the laws criminalizing union activity were outdated and had already been abolished in Great Britain, they were still on the books in Canada and police arrested 24 leaders of the Typographical Union. Labour leaders decided to call another similar demonstration on September 3 to protest the arrests. Seven unions marched in Ottawa, prompting a promise by Canadian Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald to repeal the “barbarous” anti-union laws. Parliament passed the Trade Union Act on June 14 the following year, and soon all unions were seeking a 54-hour work-week. While Labour Day parades and picnics are organized by unions, many Canadians simply regard Labour Day as the Monday of the last long weekend of summer. Non-union celebrations include picnics, fireworks displays, water activities, and public art events. Since the new school year generally starts right after Labour Day, families with school-age children take it as the last chance to travel before the end of summer. An old-fashioned tradition in Canada and the United States frowns upon the wearing of white after Labour Day. Explanations for this tradition vary; the most common is that white is a summer colour and Labour Day unofficially marks the end of summer. (Source: Wikipedia)

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A Labour Day Weekend tradition continues in Kinmount with the 146th Annual Kinmount Fair. The Kinmount Agricultural Society is inviting everyone for another outstanding lineup of entertainment, rides and, of course, agricultural events on September 1, 2 and 3. As far as music goes, the lineup is terrific! On Friday at 9pm in the arena, it’s Jesse Slack; on Saturday at 2pm, the River Town Saints take to the Grandstand stage; and at 9pm Saturday, back by popular demand is Ambush. Donna M. Wood Licensed Paralegal Commissioner For Taking Affidavits

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All weekend, there will be performances by Children’s Entertainers Team T & J, a talent show and Sopher Creek Animal Rescue. The World’s Finest Shows Midway will be open all weekend. On or before Thursday, August 31, you can get a bracelet for only $25 that gives one person an unlimited number of rides on any one day at the Kinmount Fair. You can get these at www.worldsfinestshows. com. The Pay 1 Price Tickets will be available for purchase at the fairgrounds only on Friday, September 1 at a cost of $30. Of course, no fair would be fair without tractor and truck pull events. Those take place Friday night at 6pm. For demolition fans, Sunday at 2:30 is the Grandstand Thrill Show with full-size pro stock, full-size straight stock, Mini-smash and Figure 8 competition. Admission is $12 for adults, $2 for children in Grades 1 through 8, while admission for pre-school children is free. A weekend pass is $32 and tickets to the Friday dance are $15 each. There is also a $6 charge for cars. You can find out more at www. kinmountfair.net.

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For the second year in a row, 16-year-old Clara-Ann Woolsey from Bobcaygeon made it to the Canadian 3D National Archery Championships. And for the second year in a row, Clara-Ann came home with a silver medal. This year, though, her medal meant so much more. On her way to the Championships in Quebec in August, Clara-Ann’s family got the news that her Grandma Sanderson had passed away. They ended up driving halfway back to where Clara-Ann’s other grandparents met them to pick up Clara-Ann’s mom, Carol and take her home to look after things. Not sure what to do, Clara-Ann was encouraged to continue to Nationals, as that was what her Grandmother would have wanted. After a 14-hour journey, Clara-Ann and her Dad, who was also competing, arrived at the hotel in Quebec. Emotionally and physically exhausted, the next morning they took to Amos course for the three-day shoot. Clara-Ann competed against five other girls in the Cadet category (40 yards and under). There were 80 targets and, over the three days, she covered a distance of about 28 kilometres on the course. As well as competing in archery tournaments every weekend, Clara-Ann is an avid volunteer, racking up 111.5 hours this year. She’s a Junior Camp Counsellor at Kawartha Settlers’ Village, has volunteered at Case Manor every Tuesday morning to help with the fishing group and was one of the models for Bigley’s charity fashion show at Case Manor. In the evenings, Clara-Ann works at Embers in the take-out/ice cream parlour. After the first day of competition in Quebec, Clara-Ann called her mom, exhausted and in tears. She told her Mom she had just finished the round and that she had done it for Grandma. It’s tough enough to compete at this level, but to have done it with a heavy heart is a true testament to this young lady’s character. Way to go, Clara-Ann!


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Horoscopes

August 25 to September 7 Melodie McCullough

Aquarius (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) Perception is everything, dear Aquarius. Your idea or memory of an event or happening may not be the same as someone else’s -- in fact, it could be the complete opposite. Remember this when dealing with people at work and in your family. The important thing is to talk and find out what they are thinking!

Leo (July 24 to Aug. 23) Time for travel! Take in all the sights, sounds and tastes you can, Leo, while you have the opportunity. You will meet new people, make new friends, and discover some astounding cultures! Virgo (Aug. 24 to Sept. 23) The pursuit of happiness is foolish, Virgo. We cannot force it to happen! It must come on its own terms, gradually, and almost by accident. It is certainly not found through material objects. It’s more a sense of contentment that comes from within. Let it come!

Pisces (Feb. 20 to March 20) The colour orange may play a significant role in the coming weeks, Pisces. Be on the look-out for clues as to what this will mean. It is not a sign of danger or illness, but it could be connected to a short-term period of instability.

Libra (Sept. 24 to Oct. 23) Emotional pain can be a complete and devastating burden, Libra. You must try your darnedest to let it go, and seek outside help if necessary. It is too much to carry around for the rest of life -- it doesn’t have to be this way.

Aries (March 21 to April 20) Now is the time to make some indepth decisions regarding your financial situation, Aries. The stars have aligned well so that your choices will be rewarded.

Scorpio (Oct. 24 to Nov. 22) As a Scorpio, you like to seek the truth in everything. You are intuitive and can “read” other people well. You may also have noticed some interesting psychic abilities in yourself that appear from time to time. It can be very interesting -- BUT it‘s not always best to know the truth about someone -everyone needs their secrets!!

Taurus (April 21 to May 21) “If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine”: Morris West. So stop worrying, Taurus! Enjoy the ‘now’ because it’s precious and full of sunshine and warmth. You don’t know what the future will bring and you cannot change it even if you did -- so live in the present! Gemini (May 22 to June 22) In order to appreciate the “big” things in life, one must also be able to appreciate the little things, Gemini. You have to know the difference to be truly grateful when something really wonderful happens. Cancer (June 23 to July 23) It’s time to take stock of your career, Cancer, and ask some serious questions. Are you secure in your job? Are you happy? Does the present employment situation allow you to change jobs if you wish? These are important considerations that must be given some thought.

Sagittarius (Nov. 23 to Dec. 21) New and exciting job opportunities are calling your name, Sag, and we say ‘go for it’! You will succeed at anything you put your mind to! Capricorn (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) Unexpected (and perhaps unwanted) romantic overtures may catch you off guard. Be kind. Be gentle. But be firm in stating your boundaries. It may evolve into something lovely if taken slowly.

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CARDEN OLD TYME FIDDLE CONTEST

The Carden Recreation Centre is the place to be on Sunday, August 27 for the 21st Annual Carden Old Tyme Fiddle Contest. It starts at 12:30 and admission is $5 for adults (children 12 and under and contestants are admitted for free). There’s dry camping available and a jam session on Friday and Saturday evening with the back-up band in the pavilion. The Carden Recreation Centre is at 258 Lake Dalrymple Road, Lake Dalrymple (north of Kirkfield, east of Orillia).

That Sickening Thud

By Lynn Schneider

While relaxing one afternoon, absorbed in a movie, my husband and I were jolted back to reality when we heard a loud bang against our family room window. Running outside, my mind was already pleading with Mother Nature, please let it be stunned, just stunned. Unfortunately, it was not to be. There at my feet lay a cedar waxwing, as still as death. Even in my dismay, as I held its lifeless body, I couldn’t help admire the absolute beauty of this once vibrant creature - feathers streamlined soft

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and smooth, subtle shades of green blending into delicate lines of detail around its beak and now still eyes. Its tufted headpiece tilted at a cruel angle. Such a shame! This was the third bird (that I know of) that met this fate this summer due to contact with our windows. Shedding tears, I vowed to never let this happen again. Not on my house anyway. According to an article in The Washington Post (Feb. 3, 2014) up to a billion birds die from crashing into windows each year in the United States, the majority of them home windows. No wonder our songbird populations are in trouble! So what can we do about it? For now, I have long strips of paper haphazardly taped to our windows. Aesthetically it doesn’t look the best and our neighbours must be wondering. One idea is to make faux windowpanes using white tape or using decals to break up the reflective surface. There is a product called ABC BirdTape specifically designed for this purpose. Of course, blinds and closed curtains would help too. For more simple tips please visit birdwatchingdaily.com or for making your own effective “zen curtains” visit allaboutbirds.com. Please help to reduce this catastrophic assault on our feathered friends, especially before the fall migration. We don’t want another silent spring!

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We’re all about quality of life here in the Kawarthas. The fresh air, beautiful scenery, pristine lakes and friendly people give us a quality of life that’s the envy of many. Less than 4 years ago Guy Poliquin and his wife Kelly Russell, bought and renovated a horse farm in the Kawarthas for that reason. Field of Dreams Farm is also home to a special program. Kelly Russell is the founder and instructor of T.H.R.I.L, an organization dedicated to help mentally and physically challenged children, youth and adults improve the quality of their lives, with therapy riding lessons. Therapeutic Horse Riding in Lindsay is a not-for-profit, 100 percent volunteer-driven program that offers therapy riding to those with special needs. Currently, there are 25 riders a week enrolled in the program who arrive with family or a caregiver, and with canes, walkers or wheelchairs take a special ramp and ride. Some of these riders even compete. They’re having a Fundraising BBQ, Volunteer Appreciation and Open House at Field of Dreams Farm located at 1072 Monarch Road, just northwest of Lindsay on Sunday, September 24 from 1 to 4pm. There will be door prizes, a riding demonstration and, of course a BBQ. You can find out more about the event and the organization at fieldofdreamsfarm.ca.

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As the new school year approaches and students are preparing to move away for college and university one important thing to consider is tenant’s insurance; coverage for your personal belongings as well as liability. When it comes to coverage for students while away there are some options available. You may require your own tenants policy or you may already have coverage under your parents property policy. Before packing up and heading back to school here are 5 reasons to call your broker to review your insurance needs. 1. Protect your belongings You own more than you think. From furniture to expensive laptops, insurance will protect it Many students are surprised to realize how much stuff they actually have and how expensive it would be to replace all of it at once. 2. Protect yourself from liability It is important to expect the unexpected. Your building may get damaged, or someone may get hurt. If there are injuries or property damage the student(s) renting that home or dorm room could be held financially responsible. 3. It’s affordable: Your peace of mind will cost less in a month than daily coffee runs to the cafe. Tenant’s insurance policy is roughly $200 - $400 a year for $20,000 in contents and $2million liability. 4. It covers additional expenses after a loss: If your home is damaged in a loss, you will need a place to stay temporarily. Insurance will cover these necessary extra expenses while repairs are completed. 5. It’s easy Contact your broker to purchase a tenants policy or confirm an extension from your parent’s policy. All you need is a value and list of any expensive items to confirm accurate coverage. So when you are making your back to school list – don’t forget to add your insurance protection. Call us today to help you protect what matters most.

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GOINGS ON AT CASE MANOR

Our local family is happy to service Kawartha Lakes and the surrounding area. At Kawartha Blinds, we offer a variety of window coverings for residential and commercial spaces; which include custom made & fitted products at affordable prices.

Residents and staff of Case Manor along with family and friends watched as members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 239 Bobcaygeon raised the new flag celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday. A BBQ and a Canada Day gift basket was raffled to raise money for the United Way seniors program. The flag and pole were donated to the home by the resident’s council and after many months of planning will now proudly fly on the waterside. On Thursday, July 6th the residents of Case Manor were the star performers at a garden party fashion show, presented by Case Manor and Bigley’s Shoes and Clothing stores of Bobcaygeon. Residents joined the models to showcase the latest fashion collections from Bigley’s dancing their way along the catwalk for this hugely successful event. This year a portion of the funds will go to the Bobcaygeon Legion to support their seniors program in our community.

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Rebecca Mullan - 83, Bobcaygeon, Ontario

With heavy hearts we share the passing of our loving Mum and Grandma. Rebecca passed peacefully at her home on August 13th, 2017. Rebecca is pre deceased by her husband John Mullan (2013) Loved and cherished by her four children, John Mullan, Edmonton, Carol (Rick) French, Lakefield, Brenda (Glenn) Moore, Cameron and Lynn Mullan, Peterborough. Rebecca will be dearly missed and forever loved by her five grandchildren, Amanda and Douglas Moore and David, Daniel and Derek French. Cremation and a private family celebration of her life will take place. Rebecca will be missed by her dear friends in Bobcaygeon. Thank you to all who helped during this difficult time. Rebecca is back in the arms of her true love. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Riverview Park & Zoo, Peterborough, Ontario.

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Adult Day Programs - Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Falls , Little Britain, Lindsay & Omemee. Community Care - Call 705324-7323 AUG 26 - St. Andrew’s Church, Bolsover Peach Social & Silent Auction 2-4 p.m. Tickets $5 Refreshments & a delicious peach desert. AUG 26 - Evening of Local History, Coboconk Legion, 5 p.m. Social hour, cash bar & displays; 6 p.m. Roast beef dinner. $30 per person. Tickets: Barb at 705-454-8596 All proceeds to support The Shedden Area Historical Society. AUG 28 - Basic foot care services for seniors and people with special needs, 70 Murray St., Fenelon Falls. Prebooked appointments required, call 705-879-4100. AUG 28 - Nordic Pole Walking, Wilderness Trail, Bobcaygeon. 9:30 a.m. 705-324-7323 to register. AUG 28 - outdoor Pickleball, Tommy Anderson Park, Bobcaygeon. 9 - 11 a.m. 705-324-7323 for info. AUG 28 - Sexual Health Clinic 10am-noon. Confidential access to cervical screening, low-cost birth control, pregnancy testing & sexual health teaching. Testing & treatment of STIs. Info, locations or appointment:1-866-888-4577, ext. 2205. AUG 28 - Cancer Support Group, Village Housing, Lindsay, 2 - 4 p.m. 705-324-7323 to register. AUG 29 - Diners Club seniors luncheon 70 Murray St., Fenelon Falls, noon. 705-324-7323 to reserve. AUG 29 - Indoor Pickleball, Bobcaygeon Curling Club, 7 - 9 p.m. 705-324-7323 for more info. AUG 31 - Indoor Pickleball, Bobcaygeon Curling Club, 9 - 11 a.m. 705-324-7323 for more info. AUG 31 - Sexual Health Clinic 4:30-6:30 pm. Confidential access to cervical screening, low-cost birth control, pregnancy testing & sexual health teaching. Testing & treatment of STIs. Info, locations or appointment:1-866-888-4577, ext. 2205. AUG 31 - Bobcaygeon Seniors’ Centre bus to Casino Rama. $5 Bus leaves 8:30 sharp. Fees to be paid 1 week before trip For more info call Lorraine at 705-738-4978 AUG 31 - Stroke Survivor Support Group for stroke survivors, family and caregivers. At Case Manor, Bobcaygeon. 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. 705-324-7323 ext 111 for details. SEPT 1, 8, 15, 22 - Basic foot care services for seniors and people with special needs 9 a.m. 4 p.m., Bobcaygeon Senior Citizens Centre. Pre-booked appointments required, call 705-879-4100. SEPT 2 - Quilt & Craft Show. 9am-3pm Royal Canadian Legion, Fenelon Falls. Free admission Lunch available. SEPT 2 - Kirkfield Historical Pancake Breakfast -8 a.m. adults $7, children. $3. Car Show at Lion’s Hall; yard sale at KDHS & exhibits in the Museum at 992 Portage Rd\Hwy 48. For more info call 705 438-5454. SEPT 3 - Lindsay & District Labour Council annual Labour

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Day picnic to celebrate co-workers and their contribution to the community. noon. Old Mill Park. We challenge you to help with our food drive. SEPT 5 - free blood pressure monitoring service, Bobcaygeon Seniors Centre, 10:30a.m. - 1p.m. No appointment necessary. SEPT 5, 12, 19, 26 - Weekly Diners Club seniors luncheon 70 Murray St., Fenelon Falls, noon. 705-3247323 to reserve. SEPT 6 - free blood pressure monitoring service, 70 Murray St., Fenelon Falls. 9:30 - 11a.m. No appointment necessary. SEPT 7 & 21 - Circle of Hope for the Bereaved - free support group for those who have recently lost a loved one. 2 Kent St. W., Lindsay, noon - 1:30 p.m. Call 705879-4123 for info or to register. SEPT 7, 21 & 28 - Basic foot care services for seniors and people with special needs, 1027 Portage Rd., Kirkfield. Pre-booked appointments required. Call 705-879-4100 for services and fees. SUN - Dunsford United Church Sundae Socials & Family Fun movies Aug. - Sept. 3. Ice cream sundaes at 6:30 pm. Movie & popcor at 7pm. All ages! Donations welcome. 3rd SUN - Ladies auxiliary for Kinmount RCL BR.441 breakfast 8am -noon. MON - Bobcaygeon Senior Centre Mahjong 1 p.m. $3 2nd MON - Lindsay Creative Quilters’ Guild Meetings 35 Lindsay Street N, Lindsay 1–3:30pm 1st TUES - Dunsford Seniors Club Pot Luck, noon; 1:30 pm for Euchre. 1st TUES- Free clinics are now at the Bobcaygeon Seniors Centre, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. No appointments are needed. TUES - “Expanding the World of Literacy After School Program” Kinmount library 4:30 pm. Call 705 488-3199 TUES - Amateur photography club that meets alternate Tuesdays, 10 am, Bobcaygeon Library. $2 each for the use of the room. TUES - Omemee Legion Doubles darts @ 8pm. TUES - Bobcaygeon Pickelball at Bobcaygeon Curling Club 7-9 pm Drop-in fee $3 TUES - Bobcaygeon Cruisers meet at the Beach Park in Bobcaygeon jus south of the Lock. Cruise night starts at about 6 pm till dusk unless it is raining. All Classic Cars, sports cars, trucks & and any other interesting vehicles are welcome. If you don’t have a car come, talk and look. Information contact Joe 705 738 5319 2nd TUES - The Kawartha Settlers’ Village Quilters meet at Wray House, Bobcaygeon. New members & guests welcomed. Contact: info@settlersvillagequilters.ca. 2nd TUES - Bobcaygeon Seniors’ Centre Mini Bucks Bid Euchre 7pm. $5 For info call Carol 705-793-1096 3rd TUES - Free clinics are now at the Bobcaygeon Seniors Centre, 10 a.m. - noon. No appointments are needed.


Health & Wellness Cancer Still Canada’s Biggest Killer

By Kirk Winter

According to Statistics Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society, cancer, of all kinds, is still the largest killer of Canadians by far. One in five Canadians die of heart-related illnesses, five percent die in accidents, and two percent take their own lives, but these numbers pale in comparison with the one in three Canadians who still die from cancer. Every day, 565 Canadians are diagnosed with cancer. Every day, 221 Canadians lose their battle with cancer. Lung, breast, colorectal and prostate cancer are the most commonly diagnosed cancers in Canada. These four cancers by themselves account for 50 percent of all new cases reported by doctors. Your typical Canadian cancer victim is over the age of 50, but doctors are now finding cancers in Canadians of all ages. Having lost a father, mother-in-law, and grandfather to cancer, I have seen the scourge of this illness first hand. Despite some of the numbers listed above, there is real hope in the battle against this disease. More than 60 percent of Canadians diagnosed with cancer live at least five years after their official diagnosis. Prostate cancer survival rates have reached

an incredible 95 percent. Eighty-seven percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer now survive five years or more with the illness. Governments at all levels are spending more on early screening, diagnosis, treatment and followup. The Canadian Cancer Society, with the help of millions of dollars in charitable donations from average Canadians, continues to do cutting edge research and develop treatments that are less invasive and more survivable in the long run. If Canadians want to see these numbers continue

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FOUR-WHEEL FUN-RAISING: The RMH Foundation is honoured to be chosen by the Kawartha ATV Association (KATVA) to receive the charity proceeds of their annual poker run. More than 150 registered machines and riders took place in the event in Burnt River. The group presented a cheque for $8,670 that will be directed to enhance x-ray services in the Diagnostic Imaging Department. Left to right: Carolyn Richards, KATVA President; Erin Coons, RMHF Executive Director; KATVA Board member, Jim LaPorte; and KATVA volunteer Carolyn LaPorte.

to improve, they must take an active role in their health care management. Don’t ignore that strange mole on your arm. Ask your doctor questions about your sudden change in bowel movements, or that lump that has appeared where one was not before. We sometimes ignore them as we don’t want to know, only to find out far too late for effective treatment, that they were warning signs of cancer. I have a deal with my family doctor that if she discovers anything troubling on my skin, she just burns it off. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. A lifetime spent on and around soccer fields has made me a candidate for melanoma skin cancer, and since my early 30s my healthcare provider has taken no chances with any change in skin health that she has detected. Hopefully someday soon we can definitively say that we have beaten cancer, but until then you, your loved ones and your doctor will continue to be the first line of defence against this deadly and unforgiving illness.

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adults also completed the course. A good time was had by all participants and the Club is seriously considering offering the program again in 2018. This will allow 2017 students to build on their skills and also introduce new students to the great sport of sailing.

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During the week of July 24th to 28th Pigeon Lake Yacht Club offered both youth and adult introduction to sailing courses. These courses were offered in conjunction with Ontario Sailing as part of their BOOM Mobile Sailing Schools. Quoting from the Ontario Sailing website: “In an effort to bring sailing to more people across the province, Ontario Sailing equips two complete mobile sailing schools that travel to different locations every summer. Each mobile team, consisting of two qualified instructors, delivers Sail Canada’s CANSail 1 & 2 basic sailing levels for students ages 8-14 during the day time, as well as adult evening lessons if requested.  The mobile units are equipped with eight learn to sail boats, two coach boats, teaching aids and Lifejackets/PFD’s for all participants.” During the day a total of 16 young students, the maximum allowed, attended and had a great time learning the basics of sailing. In the evenings, seven

Kawartha Land Trust is pleased to announce, with thanks to the tireless efforts by volunteers, the 8km hiking trail network on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island is well marked and open for you to enjoy. In 2015, the Island was generously donated by the previous owners, Mike and Terry Wilson. It is now protected forever by the Kawartha Land Trust and provides current and future generations a place to connect with nature. Upcoming Event on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island: Buckthorn Removal /Volunteer Work Party. Help remove invasive Buckthorn shrubs, and plant Ontario native shrubs that support wildlife. Work will involve walking off-trail, learning to identify different shrubs, and using a shovel and hand saw. Let us know if you can help on September 23 at 9:30am. To become a volunteer or for more information, visit www.kawarthalandtrust.org or call them at 705743-5599.

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FEDS FUND SCHOOL STUDY

The federal government has stepped in to fund a school feasibility study for the Curve Lake First Nation. The study, costing about $142,000, will identify the best approach to support the highest-quality learning environment for the community’s youth. Chief Phyllis Williams of Curve Lake First Nation said, “We are pleased with the support from the Government of Canada, which will allow us to continue to deliver high quality education for our children. This support will advance our obligation to provide programming that is culturally viable and vital for the success of our youth, our future.” The study is anticipated to be complete by July 2018. The Curve Lake First Nation School currently operates Kindergarten to Grade 3 programming. Lawn Bowlers Off to Nationals: Rick Tompkins (pictured left), Past President of the Bobcaygeon Lawn Bowling Club, along with his team of Bob Matthews (middle) and Jim Butler (right) won silver in the Men’s Seniors’ Triples Provincial Lawn Bowling Championship held at the Galetta Lawn Bowling Club in Ottawa on August 1 and 2. Now they’re off to the Seniors’ Triples 2017 National Championships at the Peterborough Lawn Bowling Club from August 24 to 30. All present and past members of the Bobcaygeon Lawn Bowling Club wish them well.

HELP SHOWCASE PERFORMING ARTS

Fenelon Falls Live! is looking to expand its program for the 2018 season and beyond. If you are interested in promoting the performing arts in Fenelon Falls, you are invited to attend their 2018 Planning Meeting on Saturday morning, September 16, starting at 9am in the Boardroom of The Fenelon Falls United Church. There are many ways new volunteers with fresh ideas can help Fenelon Falls Live! build on the success of its first year. This is an opportunity to be in on the ground floor of planning an expanded program for 2018. To become involved simply email fenelonlive@ gmail.com or call Alan at 705-887-7169.

The Residents of Rosedale (RoR), with the assistance and guidance of Kawartha Conservation, re-established the Rosedale Parkette, which now includes a pollinator garden and a riparian garden. This year, the pollinator garden is a colourful mass of beautiful native wildflower blooms. It is very visible and attractive as you pass over the bridge on Highway 35. (Photo credit – Moya Beall)

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