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Mary Margaret Poole — obituary

Poole, Mary Margaret  It is with great sadness that...

Violin, free to aspiring young musician

It’s a junior violin. Needs tuning and...

Centre For Creative Living: Learn about textile arts, stained glass

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Answers to Diana’s Quiz – January 21, 2023

by Diana Filer 1.  The University of Toronto is Canada's top university of 2023.  It is ranked 18th in the world. 2.  There are 119 elements in the periodic table as...

Diana’s Quiz – January 21, 2023

by Diana Filer 1.  What is 2023's best university in Canada? 2.  How many elements are there currently in the periodic table? 3.  Who is Rishi Sunak? 4.  What is 'the mcguffin' in...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – January 14, 2023

by Diana Filer 1. Astronaut Chris Hadfield wrote the mystery novel, The Apollo Murders. 2.  Fire engines spraying an arc of water on a plane landing at an airport means that...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz March 9, 2013

The growing season in Almonte is about 150 days a year.   The extreme southwest of  British Columbia, e.g. Vancouver and environs in the only...

Diana’s Quiz March 9, 2013

How long is the growing season in Almonte? Which novel did Charles Dickens never finish? Where was the first modern day skyscraper built? What was/is unusual about...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz March 2, 2013

Richard III was the last Plantagenet king as well as the last king of the House of York.  So far.  Frank Shuster of Wayne and Shuster...

Diana’s Quiz March 2, 2013

 Of which British dynasty was Richard III the last king? Which Canadian comedian was related to one of the co-creators of Superman? Who was actor Tommy...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz, February 23 2013

Katherine Hepburn is still the record holder Oscar winner with 4, although Meryl Streep has had the most nominations, with 17, having won 3 Oscars. Rumpelstiltskin...

Diana’s Quiz February 23, 2013

 Who has won the most Academy Awards to date, man or woman? Which fairy tale character spun straw into gold? Who said ``we live in fictitious times...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz, February 16, 2013

 Al Jolson cowrote the song Avalon with Buddy da Sylva and Vincent Rose, but the tune resembles the Tosca aria ''e lucevan le stelle"...

Diana’s Quiz – February 16, 2013

 What is the connection between Al Jolson and the Puccini opera Tosca? What was Mrs. Warren's Profession in the Shaw play of that title? In Greek...

Diana’s Quiz, February 9, 2013

St Valentine is the patron saint of love, engaged couples, happy marriages, beekeeping, epilepsy, fainting, plague, travellers  and young people. February 14, 269, is the...

Diana’s Quiz – February 9, 2013

Besides love, of what else is St Valentine the Patron Saint? Why is February 14th celebrated as St Valentine's Day?  What are the 100 folds on a...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – February 2, 2013

Wiarton, Ontario, is the home of the original ''Wiarton Willie". Seth MacFarlane will host the Oscars this year. A slash on a bowling scoresheet indicates a...

Diana’s Quiz – February 2, 2013

For what town is Groundhog Willie named? Who will host this year's Academy Awards? What does a slash on a bowling scoresheet indicate? What does the Dewey...

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – January 26, 2013

San Simeon is the name of William Randolph Hearst's castle. T. S.Eliot was the poet whose work inspired the musical ''Cats". Linden MacIntyre, a host of...

Diana’s Quiz – January 26, 2013

1.  What is the name of press baron William Randolph Hearst's California castle? 2.  The work of which poet inspired the musical ''Cats''? 3.  Which CBC...

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