Docs on Ice Tournament coming to Lanark County, seeking home rentals

Submitted In 2019, a group of local doctors will welcome nearly 1,000 physicians to the ice pads across Lanark County – and they need your help. Docs on Ice is an annual fundraising hockey tournament for physicians that first started in Peterborough in 1983 with just eight teams. Today, the event has since grown to […]

2nd Annual Ladies Night at Cedar Hill Christmas Tree Farm

Thursday, November 22, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Submitted Cedar Hill Christmas Tree Farm and Fulton’s Pancake House & Sugar Bush are excited to present the 2nd Annual Ladies Night, an old-fashioned evening of Christmas hospitality and warmth. Oh, and some shopping opportunities too! Join us on Thursday, November 22, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at Cedar […]

Animal shelter launches building fundraiser this Christmas season

Stacey Roy There is no better present to give our feline friends than a warm place to rest their heads this Christmas morning. That is what a $50,000 building campaign launched on gofundme.com (under the name laws shelter rebuild) aims to achieve. The fundraiser was launched by Gerry Van Loon, president of the Lanark Animal […]

Ennis Sisters Set to Return to Perth

Submitted With the holiday season on its way, Newfoundland’s Ennis Sisters have announced their 9th Annual Christmas Tour. This year, the Juno award-winning trio will once again bring their highly-acclaimed show to select venues across Canada, including a stop in Perth on Friday December 7th. The sisters, Maureen, Karen and Teresa, deliver one of the […]

Classic Theatre Festival receives three prestigious Capital Critics Circle Awards nominations

Submitted Some of Canada’s top theatre reviewers have honoured the Classic Theatre Festival with three Capital Critics Circle Awards nominations for artistic excellence during their 2018 summer season in Perth. An awards ceremony will be held at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on December 3.  Laurel Smith, a Perth resident and the Classic Theatre Festival’s Artistic […]

Annual Guatemala Stove Project fundraising dance

Submitted Come on out and dance for a great cause! On Saturday, November 17, the Guatemala Stove Project is hosting a fundraising dance featuring the talented local band, The Lucky B’s, playing rock & roll from the 60s, 70s and 80s. This band will have you up on your feet and dancing all night.     […]

Pilot William Kyle honoured at museum

Terry O’Hearn One of the most prominent exhibits at the Perth Legion Hall of Remembrance Museum commemorates Perth’s Flying Officer William Kyle and five other crewmen, who went missing during World War II over the jungle of what was then known as Burma, and is now Myanmar. They were delivering supplies to allied troops in […]

Another Perth and District Christmas House Tour is in the works…

Submitted The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Perth & District is celebrating its 13th Heritage Perth Christmas House Tour on the weekend of December 1st and 2nd this year from 10:00 – 3:30 each day.  It’s time to mark your calendars again and get ready to join in another weekend that celebrates beautiful architecture, […]

Lanark County Independent Grocers running I Love My Community Point of Sale Campaign in support of United Way

Submitted United Way Lanark County’s 2018 Campaign is underway, and starting October 21st through November 3rd, Andress’ YIG (Your Independent Grocer) in Smiths Falls, Mitchell’s YIG in Carleton Place, Patrice’s YIG in Almonte and Barnabe YIG in Perth will be running a I Love My Community Point of Sale (POS) Campaign. This marks the first […]

The Marvelous Wonderettes Dream On fundraiser for YAK Youth Centre

Submitted (Article by C. Lee Bates) “I am womyn, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore…” Remember Helen Reddy’s 70’s anthem about the modern, liberated woman? Well, we’ve come a long way, baby! Now the rally cry is a simple, “Me, too!” From 17-year-olds singing “Lollipop, Lollipop” at their Senior Prom to mature women, […]