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For sale: Reel mower, bistro set

Lee Valley 27-inch reel mower. Blade sharpening...

Diana’s Quiz – May 18, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The Alice Munro story,...

The Toonie Book Sale, May 1

Held over by popular demand! The Toonie Book...

Arts & Culture

An Artist's Notes

Notes from local artist Eileen Hennemann about her paintings.

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Art in the Attic at the Old Town Hall a smashing success

by Shannon Lee Mannion Here's what the Almonte Area Art Association presented over the Mother's Day weekend in Almonte. The art: Water colours, acrylics, house paint on aluminum panels. strips of art;...

Hope for the Best, Plan for the Rest by Doctors Winemaker and Hsien

by Edith Cody-Rice   Hope for the Best Plan for the Rest was written by two Canadian palliative care doctors who have ushered thousands of patients through life changing illness to...

LANARK LIT Writing Competition

Introducing the LANARK LIT Writing Competition — A new program celebrating works of original writing by local literary artists of all ages. Open to anyone who lives in Lanark County...

An Artist's Notes

Notes from local artist Eileen Hennemann about her paintings.

Net-Work Vernissage at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

by Edith Cody-Rice Last Saturday, April 27, more than 100 admirers turned up at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum to view and celebrate the new...

‘NET-WORK: Weaving a human-nature connection’ at Textile Museum

by Adrian Baker Beneath the forest floor, networks of mycorrhizal fungi connect trees together in a symbiotic system of exchange that supplies water, minerals,...

Civitan Club gift to the community finds a home at the Pakenham library

During Pakenham’s 2023 bicentennial year, the Pakenham and District Civitan Club produced a poster that featured the village of Pakenham. The original art, created by...

Almonte Readers and Writers hosts award winning poets

by Edith Cody-Rice Last Thursday evening, April 11, Almonte Readers and Writers hosted an enthusiastic audience of poetry lovers at Equator Coffee in celebration of...

A pair of poems for spring

Editor's note: Chris Cavan sends these reflections on the arrival of spring in our area: discomposed overture   it’s been a slow dry creeping equinox though no hiding was possible under cover of snow absent patter of rain low...

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at Old Town Hall, April 18-21

by Madison Sonnenburg Almonte District High School Drama Club’s production of Peter and the Starcatcher, directed by Ms. Jennifer Sheffield, is a heartwarming and funny...

An Age of Innocence by Noreen Syme

Editor's Note Noreen Syme grew up in Almonte and currently lives in Carleton Place. Now in her nineties, she recalls her happy childhood in Almonte...

‘Campbell, Fagan, Park Trio’ at Almonte in Concert, April 13

Just a few more days to go until our grand finale with Campbell, Fagan, Park Trio. Saturday, April 13th 2024, 7:30 p.m. Almonte Old...

TWO EXHIBITIONS opening at Sivarulrasa Gallery

The shows run April 5 to May 10, 2024. Combined Vernissage/Artists Reception: Saturday April 6, 2pm-4pm. Sivarulrasa Gallery will present two new exhibitions beginning April 5....

Come out and “Odd-ition” for a new musical!

Humm Team Productions, the creative ensemble behind 2019’s Who Stole Christmas from Mississippi Mills and 2022’s Sketchy Santa, is getting ready to bring another...

MMPL year in review

We've had this update from the library.

Sudden Impact: The Almonte Train Wreck of 1942

by Edith Cody-Rice   Many Almontonians will be aware of the memorial plaques at the intersection of Mill and Bridge Street commenorating the great train crash...

Almonte Readers & Writers Bulletin

March 8, 2024 ARW Bulletin Hello, all you readers and writers! First off, Happy International Women’s Day! We hope you are enjoying this special day and celebrating...

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