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Answers to Diana’s Quiz – August 13, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Canada's Minister of Sport...

The Pakenham horse show rides on, August 20

Good news! On August 20th the Pakenham...

A Cottage in The Twilight Zone

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Recently my bride...

Arts & Culture

An Artist's Notes

Notes from local artist Eileen Hennemann about her paintings.

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Puppets Up Still Needs YOU!

Hey Miss Millians – the Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival (taking place in Almonte from August 12-14) still has a few volunteer shifts left to fill. Just email volunteers@puppetsup.com or call Kris at...

Mother – Almonte Art Installation

A Reflection of Loss and Hope by Barbara Carroll, Grief Counsellor A garden shed, 100 small floral paintings, and a solitary viewing experience ... these are the elements that will play...

KAREN HAINES: EN PLEIN AIR at Sivarulrasa Gallery

Artist Talk & Virtual Vernissage: Wednesday August 10, 7pm-8pm (Eastern Time) on Zoom. From July 27 to September 2, Sivarulrasa Gallery is pleased to present KAREN HAINES: EN PLEIN AIR,...

An Artist's Notes

Notes from local artist Eileen Hennemann about her paintings.

Coleman Island plaque honours Desi Giles

The MVTM was enthralled to be able to interview life-long Coleman Island resident Desmond “Desi” Giles on July 26, 2021. He was able to...

Puppets Up! Window Painting: Volunteers needed.

by Edith Cody-Rice One of the  magical things about past Puppets Up! festivals is the painted windows on Mill Street stores. Do you remember? They...

CATHERINE GUTSCHE: IMPROV at Sivarulrasa Gallery 

An installation in Gallery II, July 20 – August 26, 2022 Artist Talk on Zoom/Virtual Vernissage: Wednesday August 3, 7pm-8pm. From July 20 to August 26,...

LONG OVERDUE Corridor Gallery’s New Exhibition

by Ingrid Kadoke In 2008, Virginia Wilson (MA, MLIS), from the University of Saskatchewan published “Public Libraries in Canada: An overview”. In her conclusion she cited...

Tumblehome by Brenda Missen

by Edith Cody-Rice If you love Algonquin Park, as I do, you will be intrigued by this book. It is substantial, at 304 pages...

Acrylic painting workshop at Kintail with Blair T. Paul, July 16

On July 16, 2022, recognized Canadian artist Blair T. Paul, AOCADU, OSA will be offering an acrylic painting workshop at the beautiful Mill of...

FMMPL online auction of local services a success

The Friends of the Library online auction just wrapped up and we are delighted to be able to announce that overshot our goal of...

Puppets Up! adult oriented performances will kick off the festival.

Puppets Up! excitement is building and tickets are selling well. The festival, starting Friday August 12 and continuing through the weekend is largely an...

Blue Slippers and Black Scissors

Almonte, the summer of 1954.  The SOLD sign had just gone up on 38 Cameron Street signalling the beginning of a forty-year residency of...

GEORGE HORAN: BOUNDARIES at Sivarulrasa Gallery 

An exhibition in Gallery I, June 22 – July 29, 2022 Vernissage/Meet the Artist Reception: Saturday June 25, 2pm-4pm. From June 22 to July 29, Sivarulrasa...

Our Grand Olde Dame

Editor's Note: I have been remiss in not sharing more poems from Noreen Syme, about growing up in Almonte long ago. As the Almonte...

You Can Learn Again in Almonte!

“Learning Again in Almonte” will be offering exciting courses to make learning fun this fall. A new planning committee has been working with the ...

Dad Bod: portraits of pop culture papas by Cian Cruise

by Edith Cody-Rice I have to acknowledge at the outset that I am probably the wrong generation to review this book. I think Cian Cruise...

Friends of the Library online auction is underway

The FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY online auction of services ss open for bidding.  Bidding started on Sunday, June 12th and we already have reached...

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