Fenelon Falls is the place to be Saturday, June 4, for dog lovers who want to help their fellow human beings too.
The village will be hosting one of 200
Strap on your comfortable shoes, grab your lady friends, and come to Fenelon Falls for Diva Afternoon and Evening May 28.
Participating stores in Fenelon Falls will be open late that Saturday, for all Divas young and
The Norland Horticultural Society will hold a Tulip Blooming Ceremony to celebrate the first blooming of its Dutch-Canadian Friendship Tulip Garden.
The ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 14, 11 am, at The Old School
Organizers for this year’s 36th annual Canada/US Walleye Tournament (CUSWT) figure the weekend will bring between $150,000 and $170,000 to Bobcaygeon, Kawartha Lakes and the surrounding areas, as families pass through on their way to and from the event.
Some teams come early and
Bobcaygeon Chamber awards recipients with chamber members. Back row, left: Gus Sevink, Nate Lauder, Tom Hunt, Shaukat Mohamed, Mandy Hollenga, Kerry Cook, Gillian Barrett, Craig MacPherson, Chris Appleton.Front row, left: Liz Lauder, Habiba Mohamed, Kent Leckie, Rosa Sharpe, Nicky MacPherson, Ann Adare.
Do a little something like, oh, say, raising $1 million to preserve and protect a jewel of the Kawarthas (Chiminis or Big/Boyd Island in Pigeon Lake), and people will take notice.
Kawartha Land Trust made it
As told by Doug Williams to Julie Kapyrka
I was raised in a situation where there were a lot of kids around—and a lot of aunties, uncles and grandparents in a multi-family atmosphere. It was what sociologists call an “extended family,” as opposed to the “modern nuclear family” of mom, dad, and kids.
I grew up being raised primarily by my NOKOMIS—my grandmother, who was a
Benevolent groups help many
It was with great interest that I read your recent entry in The Kawartha Promoter entitled, "I am a refugee, myself" (April 22, page 4). I glanced at the title, and became intrigued by what I thought would be a human-interest story about your successful integration into Canadian society after fleeing Soviet oppression in Hungary during the 1950s.
Unfortunately my original optimism soon turned to disappointment.
On one hand you bestow
Singer and storyteller Alan Ely calls his May 1 concert at Trinity United Church, Bobcaygeon, “a box of chocolates,” because, to quote Forrest Gump: “you never know what you’ll get next.”
Ely, who was
The 2016 Bobcaygeon and Area Chamber of Commerce Awards will be held at the Lakeview Arts Barn on Saturday, April 23.
The celebrations will include dinner, a silent auction, a live auction—and the awards ceremony.
Tickets are $50, available from the Chamber, 705-738-2202.
The Second Mother is Films by the Falls’ current offering on Tuesday, April 26, at Fenelon Falls Secondary School at 7:30 pm.
This Brazilian film tells the story of Jessica, who
Keith Griffin took this photo of a neighbour’s garage going up in flames at Glenway Village, Dunsford on Monday afternoon, April 18. Keith says the fire destroyed the garage in about 20 minutes, but the fire fighters “were amazing in getting things under control.”
Bobcaygeon resident, Ted Garrels, wants to thank all the generous people who donated to his 20-for-20fundraiser for Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Their contributions helped raise
Fenelon Falls Annual Country Living Show returns to the Community Centre April 29-30, and May 1.
Show hours are Friday 4-8 pm, Saturday 10 am to 6 pm, and Sunday 10 am to 3 pm. Admission is just $3 for all three days.
Exhibitors will offer a
By Glenna Burns
If you want a good news story about how hard work, a positive attitude and excellent culinary skills can pay off, then look no further than the little restaurant in Market Square, Bobcaygeon. That’s where you’ll find the Full Cup Café.
Twenty years ago—on May 15,1996—Renee Robins, a single mother of two boys, launched her