Humm Happenings for the week of September 10-16, 2012

Getting autumn off to a great start…

This is a super week for getting ready for fall (and then enjoying a nice warm weekend!).

On Tuesday the 11th, from 6–8pm, folks in the Carleton Place area won’t want to miss the Beckwith Sign Up Night. It’s a great “one-stop shopping” way to find out about all of the classes, sports and activities on offer for the fall and winter semester, and to sign yourself (and/or your kids) up for something fun. It’s taking place at Beckwith Public School, and for more information you can visit the Beckwith Township website.

On Thursday, folks of all ages are invited to the second annual Seniors’ Expo, from 9:30–3 at the Almonte Community Centre. Whether you’re over 50 (or plan to make it there some day), or are caring for seniors, you’re sure to find something of interest in this showcase of services and exhibitors that includes social service agencies, support groups, retirement homes, local attractions, pharmacies, seniors activity groups and others. Admission is free, seminars and entertainment take place throughout the day, and lunch will be available.

   If last Saturday’s downpour wasn’t enough to revive your parched lawn, you can learn from an expert at the Town’s Lawn Tips seminar on Saturday morning from 9–noon at the Almonte Old Town Hall. Horticulturalist (and owner of Almonte Landscape Services) Alan Goddard will speak about how to restore your lawn, particularly after this dry summer. $2 will pay for the space and go towards providing refreshments. For more information, call 256–1077.