FERGUS - The Fergus Home and Leisure Show has marked another successful show. Fergus Lions Club member Don Doyle, a member of the home show team quipped his job for the show often depends on the day of the week.
Balloons and seedlings were handed out to attendees at the Fergus Lions Home show on May 8-10 from the RBC booth. Sherry Mills of RBC helped Jack Woolner secure his balloon.
ARTHUR - It takes more than chilly weather to keep a good duck down. Event chairman Ian Turner of the Arthur Lions Club explained “It’s kind of a wholesome family values type of day we are trying to promote with parents and kids. That is what the day is about.”
Lilly Clark gets the catch of the day as she tries her hand at play fishing during the kids activities before the annual Lions Club Duck Race in Arthur.
Sophie Skilling finds a new friend in the form of Sparky the Fire Dog at the Arthur Lions Club Duck Race on May 11.
ELORA - There’s a lot more than meets the eye in Artcetera. For artists, it is a chance to have their artwork be seen with their peers, while for the public it is a chance to see artwork on a local, regional and national level - while supporting the Elora Centre for the Arts.
ABOYNE - Across Ontario, May is Museum Month. To celebrate, the Wellington County Museum and Archives is hosting an evening presentation on the history of tarot.
There was quite a selection of artwork on display at the Elora Centre for the Arts annual fundraiser.
Jacquie D’Abbenigno and Mister, a St. Johns Ambulance therapy dog, were out and about at this year’s Fergus Lions Home and Leisure Show on May 10. The show was held at the Fergus sportsplex from May 8 to 10.
DRAYTON - The Chairman of the Board would have approved. It takes seven dreamy crooners to reproduce his style in The Songs of Sinatra, a tribute to the small man from Hoboken with the blue eyes and big voice.
ORANGEVILLE - Those familiar with playwright Dan Needles’ hilarious Wingfield series may be less than enthused to hear his latest work is billed as a “drama.”
FERGUS - Mary Pryor, of Guelph, took up the xylophone five years ago by joining the New Horizons Music program. Now 92, she doesn’t miss a note.
ELORA - As the Elora Writers’ Festival turns the page on its 20th year, one of the women who started it all will return, this time to the podium to read from her first novel, coming full circle from a fan of literature to an emerging voice within it. The festival began with the youthful energy of two university students from the Fergus-Elora area.
MOOREFIELD - The Mapleton Rodeo has announced J ‘N’ L Reptile Rescue, sponsored by Exo-Terra, will be part of the rodeo weekend’s schedule of events.