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Today's date: Tuesday June 19, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 24
   
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Breakfast on the Farm returns to area for second year

Breakfast on the Farm returns to area for second year

ELORA - After the success of last year’s inaugural event, the Fergus Fall Fair board is bringing back Breakfast on the Farm to bring awareness to the Canadian dairy industry.

Touch a Truck returns June 16

HARRISTON - The 2018 Minto Fire Touch a Truck event is set for June 16.

Quilts galore

Quilts galore

About 1,000 people attended the Quilt Show on June 8 and 9 at the Centre Wellington sportsplex. The event, hosted by Grand Quilt Guild of Fergus showcased many quilts created by the over 150 guild members.

Centre Wellington Doors Open offers a wide variety of behind the scenes looks

CENTRE WELLINGTON - This year, Doors Open offers much more than just a self-guided tour – participants will have the opportunity to visit nine locations with a unique variety of spaces and storytelling.

Clown creations

Clown creations

Youngsters lined up for balloon creations at Rockwood Pioneer Days in Lloyd Dyer Park on June 9.

Photo fun

Photo fun

Getting ready for some fun at the Remax photo booth at Pioneer Days in Rockwood’s Lloyd Dyer Park on June 9 were, from left: Kaleb Cripps, Lillian Cripps, Eben Petkoff and Konner Petkoff.

Hillside Festival returns to Guelph Lake July 13 to 15

GUELPH - Now in its 35th year, Hillside Festival has announced its lineup for this summer’s gathering of music, art, dance, and food at the one and only Guelph Lake Island from July 13 to 15.

Almost an Oscar

Almost an Oscar

The Norwell Grade 9 Arts Performance Project (APP) class attended the CLIP Film Gala in Toronto on May 24. Throughout the school year, APP students wrote, designed, filmed and created short films based on the central theme of “Change Makers” while participating in Ontario’s Youth Fusion program.

Spring concert

Spring concert

After performing keyboard and singing ensembles followed by piano solos the Keyfest class received photos along with certificates at the Performance Studios Spring Concert.

Canadian Icons The Philosopher Kings to perform at Inspiration Guelph fundraiser

GUELPH - After a 10-year hiatus, The Philosopher Kings bring their signature high energy performance style to the sixth annual Inspiration Guelph fundraiser on Nov. 8 at 7pm at River Run Centre.

Students create community mural

Students create community mural

Participants in Norwell District Secondary School’s Community Work Transition (Life Skills) program have been working for several weeks to create a community mural on the sports pad in the Palmerston Lion’s Heritage Park.

Romantic comedy in the forecast at Playhouse

ST. JACOBS - There’s a 100 per cent chance of showers of laughter with a romantic comedy that makes a convincing case for miracles. The classic play The Rainmaker tackles timeless themes of love, passion, faith and magic as it comes to St. Jacobs Country Playhouse from June 20 to July 7.

Happy trails

Happy trails

Members of the Minto Trails Committee officially opened the local trail system on June 7. The committee is offering a photographic scavenger hunt for trail users this summer.

Four Corners Quilters’ Guild donates to Cancer Patient Services/Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation

MOUNT FOREST - Members of the Four Corners Quilters’ Guild celebrated its 20th anniversary with its fourth quilt show on May 11 and 12.

Award winners

Award winners

Students and staff in the Upper Grand District School Board were celebrated on June 5 at Centre Wellington District High School through the Student Success: Achieving by Believing Awards.

Superhero adventure

Superhero adventure

After taking super hero training and making the super hero promise, children at the Mapleton Splash Pad fundraiser Super Hero Adventure Party on June 9 at the Drayton Agricultural Hall received autographs from their favourite super hero.

Charity auction

Charity auction

Auctioneer Bill Schlegel, left, auctions off outdoor equipment, assisted by Moorefield Optimist Grant Morgan, at the 48th annual Moorefield Optimist Auction Sale on June 2 at the Moorefield Optimist Hall.

Strawberry supper set for June 26

ALMA - The Alma Goldstone United Church Strawberry Social will be held on June 26 from 5 to 7:30pm at the Alma Community Hall.
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