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Town of Perth – March ongoing events 2017

Maple Tapping Out Party 2017

 

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The Lanark & District Maple Syrup Producers present the 27th annual TAPPING OUT PARTY on Saturday, March 4th, 2017 from 9am to 3pm, this year hosted by Wheeler’s Pancake House and Sugar Camp (1001 Highland Line, McDonald’s Corners, ON).

Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary and its rich maple history.

Show us of Tapping the ceremonial First Maple Tree at the Lanark & District Maple Syrup Association’s Tapping Out Party.

One Gallon of Wheelers Maple Syrup ($65 value)
$150 Wheelers Gift Certificate

Free admission, tours, museums, outdoor exhibits, ceremonial tapping at 11am sharp, face painting, sleigh rides and maple meals and treats.

Date :
Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9 am to 3 pm

Event location :
1001 Highland Line, McDonald’s Corners, ON

Contact :
Tracy Wheeler – Wheeler’s Pancake House and Sugar Camp
Phone contact: 613-278-2090
Email: tracy@wheelersmaple.com
Website: http://www.wheelersmaple.com/

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Perth’s Women’s Health & Wellness Event in Westport

 

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On Sunday, March 5th, 2017, at the Best Western Plus Parkside Inn, Andrea Picket Physiotherapy presents THE PERTH WOMEN’S HEALTH + WELLNESS EVENT. 9am to 4pm.
In honour and support of International Women’s Day, bringing awareness to women’s health and wellness professionals who work in our community.
Free drop-in event, meet, mingle, listen and learn. Donations to Lanark County Interval House.

Date :
Sunday, March 5, 2017 from 9 am to 4 pm

Event location :
12 Elliot St, Perth (Ontario)
Canada

Contact :
For further details, please call Andrea Picket Physiotherapy
at 613-464-1077 or send email to: andreapicket@gmail.com

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8th Annual Seedy Sunday

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The Perth Farmers’ Market presents SEEDY SUNDAY, March 5th, 2017 from 10am to 3pm at the Royal Canadian Legion in Perth (26 Beckwith St. East).

There will be a talk on vermicomposting (11am), and Edible Food Forests (2pm) as well as likely a talk on Backyard Chickens and an intro to Beekeeping. The Lanark County Master Gardeners and the Perth and District Horticultural Society will also be on hand to tell you about their programs, including the Perth Community Allotment Gardens, Table Community Food Centre, Rare Breeds Canada, and Canadian Organic Growers.

There will also be seed sellers, farmers (selling cheese, wool, sunflower oil, goat milk soap, preserves and honey). Lunch and snacks are available at the canteen. For information call Sarah Mackenzie, President of the Perth Farmers’ Market or check the Perth Farmers’ Market facebook page for further updates.

Date :
Sunday, March 5, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm

Event location :
Perth, ON

Contact :
Sarah MacKenzie, President
Phone contact: 613-284-0578
Website: http://www.perthfarmersmarket.ca/node/77

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The Salesman

 

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Film Night International presents THE SALESMAN at Full Circle Theatre (26 Craig St., Perth), on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 with screenings at 2pm and 7pm.
A young couple moves into a new flat in the centre of Tehran where they become embroiled in a life-altering situation involving the previous tenant.
Tickets are $10 each, or a 9-film pass is $75, available from the Perth & District Union Public Library.

Date :
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 2-4 pm and from 7-9 pm

Event location :
Full Circle Theatre
26 Craig St, Perth, ON

Contact :
Film Night International
Phone contact:  613-267-1224
Email:   filmnightperth@gmail.com
Website:  http://filmnightinternational.blogspot.ca

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St Patrick’s Day at the Legion

 

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St Patrick’s Day is a public holiday in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador on the nearest Monday to March 17 each year. It remembers St Patrick, a missionary who converted many of Ireland’s inhabitants to Christianity in the 5th century. His feast day also celebrates Irish culture.

St Patrick’s Day marks the feast day and anniversary of the death of a Christian missionary known as Patrick. He was born in the year 387, probably somewhere near the present day border between Scotland and England. At the age of 16, he was captured and taken to Ireland as a slave. During this period, he became very religious and after six years he fled back to his family.

St Patrick’s Day celebrations were brought to Canada by Irish immigrants. The day is a bank holiday in Northern Ireland and a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland. In the rest of the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia and New Zealand, it is celebrated, but is not an official holiday.
People who have an Irish background or enjoy Irish culture may hold Irish themed parties and serve traditional dishes, such as Colcannon or Irish stew. Colcannon is a dish of mashed potatoes mixed with kale or cabbage and Irish stew is traditionally made with lamb and root vegetables.

Symbol

The most widely-seen St Patrick’s Day symbols are the colors green, and sometimes orange, and the shamrock. The shamrock is a symbol of Ireland and a registered trademark of the Republic of Ireland. It is the leaf of the clover plant, which grows on the ground, often among grass and an Irish Catholic symbol of the Holy Trinity. It is sometimes confused with the four-leaf clover, which is a variety of the three-leaf clover and is thought to bring good luck.

 

Date :
Friday, March 17, 2017 | All day

 

Event location :
Perth, ON

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Earth Hour

 

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Saturday, March 25th, 2017 is the date of EARTH HOUR, a global movement to reduce our carbon footprint. The hour takes place from 8:30pm to 9:30 as a show of solidarity in recognition of climate change. Perthites are encouraged to recognize Earth Hour by observing, conserving and celebrating with family and friends. Wind-up flashlights and beeswax candles are ideas for environmentally friendly light source alternatives.

 

Date :
Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 8:30 to 9:30 pm

 

Contact :

World Wildlife Fund

Website: www.earthhour.org

 

Event location :
Perth, ON

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Foodsmith’s Empty Bowl Fundraiser

 

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For 3 days – March 30th, 31st and April 1st – Foodsmiths in Perth will host their annual EMPTY BOWLS FUNDRAISER. 11am to 2pm daily, come into the store to purchase your locally handcrafted ceramic bowl and have it filled with a delicious kale-bean soup. For $25, you can support local food programs and community groups, have a delicious bowl of soup, and get a beautiful piece of art you can take home! Bowls are now available for purchase in-store. Keep your receipt and come back during the fundraiser for soup!

 

Date :
Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 11 am to 2 pm

Friday, March 31, 2017 from 11 am to 2 pm

 

Contact:

Phone contact: 613-267-5409
Website:  www.foodsmiths.com

 

Event location:

106 Wilson St. West, Perth

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Wrong for each other

 

Studio Theatre Perth presents: “Wrong for Each Ohter”.

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Date :
March 30 to April 9, 2017

 

Event location:

The Studio Theatre
63, Gore Sreet East Perth
Overlooking the Tay Basin

 

Contact:

Website: www.studiotheatreperth.com

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Town of Perth – February ongoing events 2017

89Perth Blue Wings VS. Char-Lan Rebels

On Friday, February 3rd, 2017 the PERTH BLUE WINGS take on the CHAR-LAN REBELS, 8:00pm, at the Perth & District Community Centre, 2 Beckwith St. East, Perth.

 

Date :
Friday, Feb 3rd, 2017 @ 8 pm

 

Contact:  Michael McLean
Phone:  613-267-5100 or 1-800-267-7928
Website:  www.perthbluewings.pointstreaksites.com

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Sarah McDOUGALL in Concert

 

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On Friday, February 10th, 2017, at 8pm SARAH MacDOUGALL will perform in concert at Full Circle Theatre (26 Craig St., Perth). Perth plays host once again to another fabulous international artist! Tickets will be available at Shadowfax (67 Foster St.) or call to charge at 613-267-6817, or online at www.shadowfax.on.ca.

SARAH MacDOUGALL is a Swedish Canadian singer/songwriter living in Whitehorse, Yukon. Described by the magazine Rootstime in Belgium as “One of the greatest talents of our era,” and listed as the “second best gig” by the major UK newspaper The Independent, becoming the #1 most played artist on Canadian Galaxie Folk/Roots radio, Western Canadian Music Award winning artist Sarah MacDougall is getting known for her honest and poetic songs, passionate performances, and unique voice. Born in Sweden, Swedish magazine Nojesguiden declared her “One of Sweden’s best singer/songwriters.”

Since the release of the award-winning The Greatest Ones Alive in 2011, Sarah has been touring Canada and Europe endlessly, taking time to work on songs and record between tours. Last winter, she hunkered down under the Northern Lights in Whitehorse and put the final touches on the sonically rich album which was to become Grand Canyon. The album, co-produced by Sarah and Caleb Stull (Field Study, Dominique Fricot, Language Arts) which was recorded in Toronto and Vancouver, features 8 songs and guest appearances from Erika Angell (Thus: Owls), Rose Cousins, Jesse Zubot (Tanya Tagaq, Dan Mangan), Peggy Lee and Leah Abramson (Abramson singers). Stepping outside of traditional folk and flirting with sounds that could have come from The Postal Service or Kate Bush, Grand Canyon keeps the accoustic guitar but infuses the sound with heavier drums and richly textured strings and synths.

 

Date :
Friday, Feb.10, 2017 @ 8 pm

 

Event location :

Full Circle Theatre
67 Foster Street
K7H 1R9 Perth

 

Contact :
Phone contact: 613-267-6817 for tickets

Website: http://www.shadowfax.on.ca/

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Sweet Heat Shopping Extravaganza

 

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Love is in the Air   in the Month  of February at the Best Westerm  Plus  Perth  and the Ladies of the Tay  will have  all  you desire   for  your  special  person   under one  roof.

With  gifts  for men and women  you will want to attend this  one stop  shopping   event.  Enter  to win  one of our  free draws .  Help us to  raise  money  for the  TABLE  by  donating  to our    donation  box.

Shop local  and  suport local  women in small business.  Stop  by  and  visit the Ladies of the Tay  a group  of local  business women.

Date :
Saturday, Feb.11, 2017 | 11 am to 3 pm

Event location :
82 Peter Street Perth Ontario

Contact : Lynn Crawford
Phone contact : 613-264-9218
Email : ladiesofthetay@gmail.com
Website : https://www.facebook.com/events/725023490983199/

 

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Fire and Ice 2017

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The Town of Perth will officially launch its 200th anniversary in a way that celebrates the true Canadian spirit: in the middle of winter! Fire & Ice is a two-tiered, day-long celebration that focuses on both the family and night-time celebrations.
To celebrate our 200th anniversary, the Town of Perth will host a free, fun-filled afternoon of family activities at Conlon Farm on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 1-4 p.m.! Check out the activities we have planned for our special day:
Frolf: Frisbee? Golf? Frozen? We’ll be combining two popular sports into one as we set the stage for a four-hole Frolf Course. You’ll try to get frisbees into custom-made “golf” holes. There is a trophy for the champion!
Ice Canvas Art Wall: We’ll be putting up an ice canvas wall in front of the chalet, where you’ll have the chance to take a paintbrush to ice and create some beautiful art!
Outdoor Bonfire: There’s nothing better than an outdoor bonfire in the middle of winter! We’ll have an outdoor bonfire set up outside the chalet where you can warm your fingers and toes between activities.
Tyke Obstacle Course: Just because you’re tiny doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the snow! We’re putting together a mini-obstacle course for the little ones (ages 6 and under), so they can get a taste of winter fun!
Youth Obstacle Course: Do you love a challenge? Have a competitive spirit? Want to tackle Mother Nature’s offerings? We’ll be hosting a youth obstacle course at 2 p.m. where youth (ages 7-13) will have the chance to complete an obstacle course across Conlon Farm in a timed challenge! Meet at the Chalet at 2 p.m.
Ice Hockey Shoot Out: participants will have the chance to shot a puck through the shootout billboard on the outdoor ice pad. If you get three in, you could win a prize!
Facepainting: Take a long-time favourite festival activity for kids, and bring winter in as the themed creation! From Elsa eyes to snowmen on cheeks, our facepainters will be in the chalet from 2-4 p.m. to give your kids the chance to select a winter-themed facepaint creation.
Capture the Bicentennial Flag: You’re going to have a blast competing in a capture the flag event where you’ll work with your team to get your opponent’s flag with a winter twist.

 

Did someone say, Ice Bar?!

 

That’s right. We’ve got an amazing night planned to officially launch the Town of Perth’s 200th Anniversary Celebrations!
Doors open at the Crystal Palace at 7 p.m., where you’ll hear some sweet tunes coming from the Riq Turner Band.

 

Let’s Recap How Your Day’s Going to Go:

 

•    1-4 p.m.: Family activities at Conlon Farm: tobogganing, outdoor skating, custom-made obstacle course, toddlers’ play area, snolf, official snowball fight facility.
•    4 p.m.: Get home, get changed, feed the kids (or your pets – or both, for that matter!)
•    6 p.m.: Head out on the town and dine at one of our popular restaurants
•    8 p.m. (ish): Head to the Crystal Palace to dance in your winter boots, grab a drink at the ice bar, cozy up at the bonfire and celebrate all things Perth while watching the Fireworks show.

Date :
Monday, February 13, 2017 | 1 to 4 pm

Event location :
Perth Town Hall:
80 Gore Street E.
Perth, Ontario
K7H 1H9

Phone contact : 613-267-3311

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Valentine’s Day Celebration

 

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Valentine’s Day is a time when people show feelings of love, affection and friendship. It is celebrated in many ways worldwide and falls on February 14, each year.

Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for people to tell somebody that they love them in a romantic way. It falls on February 14, the name day of two saints, St Valentine of Rome and St Valentine of Terni. In pre-Christian times, the middle of February was a time of pagan fertility festivals in Europe and allegedly the time when birds chose a mate.

Many people give gifts to loved ones on Valentine’s Day. Common gifts are:
•    Flowers, particularly red roses.
•    Chocolates and/or candy.
•    Teddy bears.
•    Toy hearts.
•    Sparkling wine.
•    Cosmetics.
•    Clothing, including lingerie.
•    Jewelry.

Many people also thought that birds chose their mates at this time of year. Around the year 1380, the English poet Chaucer wrote a poem for the first anniversary of the engagement of King Richard II to Anne of Bohemia. This is thought to be the first association between celebrations of romantic love and St Valentine’s Day on February 14. The connection remained important throughout the middle ages.

The most common symbols of Valentine’s Day are heart shapes, which are used to decorate many things, including cards, trees, wrapping paper, cookies and gift boxes. Other symbols associated with February 14 are pairs of birds, cute teddy bears, Cupid and his arrows and couples kissing or embracing. The colors red and pink are often associated with Valentine’s Day.

 

Date :
Feb 14, 2017 @ all day

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Barndoor Productions presents: 7 keys to Baldpate

 

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BarnDoor Productions Presents “7 Keys to Baldpate”. Our new adaptation of the mystery farce by George M. Cohan.

A comedy-thriller set on a mountain-top in the middle of the winter.  Cohan’s play has been made into six movies over the decades since its 1915 debut.

George M. Cohan’s biggest hit – made into 6 movies over the decades! This new adaptation is fast, funny and thrilling – mysterious happenings in a shut-up inn at the top of Baldpate Mountain. Please click here for tickets : https://www.barndoorproductions.ca/single-event-orders.php

Date :
Feb 17, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 2017

Event location :
Full Circle Theatre
26, Craig Street
Perth, ON

Contact :
Website : http://www.barndoorproductions.ca/

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Ontario Family Fishing Weekend

 

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February 18-20 (12:01 a.m. Saturday to 11:59 p.m. Monday) are designated as OFFW license-free fishing days. Fish license-free! Take a friend fishing! Ontario Family Fishing Weekend (OFFW) events make it easy to try fishing in Ontario waters for the first time (or the first time in a long time).

The government of Ontario designates several days during which Canadian residents can fish license-free in any water body where fishing is allowed.

During all other periods, most Canadian residents between the ages of 18 and 64 years must purchase an OUTDOORS card and a fishing license to legally fish in Ontario.

Date :
Saturday, Feb 18 to Monday, Feb 20 | 12 am to 11 :59 pm

Event location :
Perth ON

Contact :
Phone contact : 1-705-748-OFAH (6324)
Website : http://www.ontariofamilyfishing.com/
Or www.familyfishingweekend.com

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Fire and Ice Winter Festival

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The 3rd annual FIRE & ICE evening event takes place at the Crystal Palace, in Downtown Heritage Perth, on Saturday, February 18th, 2017, with the dance beginning at 7pm. An ice bar, an evening of dancing with the Riq Turner Band, a fire dance performance, bonfire, and beautiful fireworks over the Tay Basin! Come celebrate winter in our heritage town!

Fire & Ice 2017 is a winter celebration organized by Perth Tourism and held in downtown heritage Perth with both daytime and nighttime activities.

The daytime activities

During the day there will be free swimming at the Perth Pool from 1:00-3:00 and free skating at the Perth Arena from 6:00-8:00. Participants are also encouraged to check out Perth Outfitters Outdoor Wooded Skate Trail www.perthoutfitters.com. The daytime activities will be held at the Perth Pool (3 Sunset Blvd) and at the Perth & District Community Centre (2 Beckwith St E). Perth Outfitters is located at 21 Craig St.

The nightime activities

The doors open at 7:00 pm and the evening features entertainers, dancing, food and beverages, a bonfire, and a fireworks show.

The event is held at the Crystal Palace (31 Basin Lane) in downtown Perth. The music and dancing takes place inside the palace and the bonfire, Fire Weavers performance, and fireworks show will be held outside.

The Riq Turner band will finish their second set at 11:30 pm. The event winds down around midnight.

Date :
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017

Contact : Karen Rennie
Phone contact : 613-267-1947
Email : krennie@perth.ca
Website : http://www.perth.ca/en/explore-perth/fire-and-ice.aspx

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Perth’s Annual Parkside Wedding Show

 

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The Annual Parkside Wedding Show will be taking place on Sunday February 26th, 2017 from 12 noon until 4:00 pm at the Best Western Plus Perth Parkside Inn & Spa.
Catch up on the latest wedding trends, meet with leading wedding experts and vendors, who can help you plan your happily ever after!
Contests, prizes, food and beverage available, bridal fashion show, premier “man cave,” and swag bags. Tickets are limited – get yours soon! First 50 guests will recieve a swag bag! All Brides will be entered to WIN a GRAND PRIZE!!!
Experince live music, many fantastic venders and view the Ashton Station Bridal fashion show; hair & make-up proviede by Parkside Spa & Hair Artisrty. Admission : $5.

Date :
Sunday, Feb 26, 2017 | 12 to 4 pm

 

Event location :
82 Peter St, Perth (Ontario) K7H1S2

 

Contact : Best Western Plus Perth Parkside Inn and Spa
Phone contact : 613-326-0082

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Live play “Scotland Road” at Perth’s Studio Theatre

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Thriller by Jeffrey Hatcher about the mystery surrounding a woman found floating on an iceberg in early 20th century clothing. Her only utterance is the word “Titanic.” A brilliant psychological thriller.

 

Date :
Feb. 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Feb. 5, 12, 2017 @ 2 pm

 

Event location :
63 Gore Street East
Perth, ON, Canada

 

Contact :
Name: Paul Joyce
E-mail: paulandrewjoyce1@gmail.com
Phone Number : (613) 3260437

Town of Perth – January ongoing events 2017

12RICHMOND ROYALS VS PERTH BLUE WINGS

ON Friday, January 6th, 2017 at 7:30 pm, at the Perth & District Community Centre. Full schedule at www.perthbluewings.com.

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PERTH BLUE WINGS VS. STITTSVILLE ROYALS

On Friday, January 6th, 2017, the PERTH BLUE WINGS face off against THE STITTSVILLE ROYALS at the Perth Arena, 7pm. Website : www.perthbluewings.ca

 

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Perth L.O.V.E. Wedding Expo

On Saturday, January 7th, 2017, the L.O.V.E. WEDDING EXPO takes place at Code’s Mill on the Park (17 Wilson St. East) from 11am to 3pm. Each Bridge & Groom will receive free admission, other $10 tickets. A complimentary glass of sparkling wine welcomes you. Fashion shows featuring exquisite gowns, tasty hors d’oeuvres for you to enjoy. Book your booth today! Contact : L.O.V.E. – Julia Foley or call 613-250-0417

 

 

 

Adult Skating in Perth16

Admission $2.25 per child; $3.25 per adult; $6.50 per family. The event takes place from 1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Please contact Colleen Keeley, call 613 267 33 11 or visit http://www.perth.ca for more info. This event occurs weekly beginning Monday, October 17, 2016 until Monday, March 20, 2017 on Monday Exceptions to the pattern may occur.

Dates : January 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, 2017
Address : 15, Sunset Blvd, Perth ON

 

17Mayor’s Breakfast on Youth Assistance and Wellness

Calling all parents! Enjoy a free breakfast at the Mayor’s Breakfast on Youth Assistance and Wellness.

Featuring presentations from YAK Youth Services and Algonquin College’s Community Employment Services (CES).

YAK’s My Career! Youth Employment Readiness Program provides young people between 16-29 the opportunity to gain valuable training, certifications and skills to be competitive in today’s workforce. CES will share their expertise on how they get youth job-ready, working, trained, connected to employers, monitoring progress, plus; present an overview on the financial incentives Employment Ontario (EO) youth programs have to offer.
There is no cost for the session, please RSVP to ecdev@perth.ca.

Date : Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Address: 80 Gore Street East – Council Chambers
Contact : Jeryn Daly – phone contact : 613-267-3311 ex 2240)

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Annual Mike Brown Swim Meet

The Perth pool will be hosting a swim meet from January 13th – 15th, 2017. Friday, January 13, 2017 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The annual Mike Brown Swim Meet will be held at the Perth and District Indoor Pool from Friday January 13, 2017 to Sunday January 15, 2017. For more info, please contact Shannon Baillon, call 613-264-7622  or visit : http://perthstingrays.blogspot.ca/p/meet-schedule.html

 

19Meet and Greet 2017

Interested in a career in trucking, heavy equipment or mechanics employment? This is a Unique event! Drop by 40 Sunset Blvd and speak to the 5th Wheel Training & Employment Specialist. Discuss your truck driver, heavy equipment operator or mechanic’s assistant training options. 5th Wheel will be onsite for 1-day only, this is a free event.

Date : Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Address: 40 Sunset Blvd., Suite #102, Perth, Ontario
Contact : Community Employment Services – Algonquin College – phone contact : 613-267-1381 ext.0 or visit : http://www.cesperth.ca.

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Perth Country Music Jam

A Country Jamboree has been held for several years in Lanark and at the Lions Hall in Perth since 1995.  The Lions have discontinued their involvement in the event and Stan Clarke has organized our club to host this popular event on a monthly basis.  This is a fun afternoon of dancing to country music by local musicians who volunteer their talent.

Date : January 22nd, 2017
Contact : Call 613-267-1825 for more information.

 

22Film Night International OUR LITTLE SISTER

WEDNESDAY, January 25, 2017 at either 2:00 or 7:00 pm, FULL CIRCLE THEATRE, PERTH.
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese with English subtitles
Ontario rating: PG

Three sisters live together in a large house in the city of Kamakura. When their father – absent from the family home for the last 15 years – dies, they travel to the countryside for his funeral, and meet their shy teenage half-sister. Bonding quickly with the orphaned Suzu, they invite her to live with them. For more info, please visit : http://filmnightinternational.blogspot.ca/

Town of Perth | December ongoing events 2016

Bingo at Perth Civitan Hall

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Every Wednesday night at the PERTH CIVITAN HALL, BINGO starts at 7 pm. Doors open at  5 pm.

Date :
Wednesdays December 7,14,21,28 2016 @ 7 p.m.

Event location:
Located at #6787 Cty. Rd. #43 outside

at Perth Civitan Hall

Contact :
Please call the hall at 613-267-2181 for further information or visit: http://www.perthcivitan.org/
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Festival of lights

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On Friday December 2nd, 2016 the Downtown Heritage Perth BIA presents the Festival of Lights adjacent the Crystal Palace and in the Tay Basin.

Make an evening of it and bring your family to this magical event.

The fun begins at 6pm with music and a bonfire, music and refreshments beside the Palace followed by a fireworks display at 6:30pm sharp. After the fireworks the Crystal Palace will open for the mass lighting of the Community Christmas Trees in the Crystal Palace.

This is the BIA’s way of ringing in the Christmas and Shopping season in Downtown Heritage Perth.

Date :
Friday, December 2, 2016 | at 6:30 pm

Event location :
At the Crystal Palace and in the Tay Basin

Contact :
For information please call Heather Hansgen at 613-267-3311 or email bia@perth.ca or kfox@perth.ca.

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Perth and District Children’s Santa Claus Parade of Lights

 

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The Perth & District Children’s Santa Claus Parade takes place on Saturday December 3rd, 2016 beginning at 5:00 pm and winding its way through the streets of Downtown Heritage Perth.

Different themes each year with a multitude of twinkling lights and Christmas music make this a magical parade not to be missed. Always a special appearance by Mr. Claus himself! A very special way to welcome in the Christmas season in Perth!

Featuring thousands of lights, music and lots of Christmas spirit! Join this annual fun, family event to get you in the Christmas mood.

Date :
Saturday, December 3, 2016 | 5 pm

Event location :
Downtown Heritage Perth
Sunset Blvd, Perth, ON

Contact :
For information or to register a float, please call Sheri Mahon-Fournier at 613-812-1215 or email sherisells@hotmail.com.

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Nick of Time Artisan Show

 

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The 22nd annual “Nick of Time” artisan show will be held on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Perth’s historic and elegant McMartin House, 125 Gore St. E. This is a juried show of fine arts and crafts featuring original and unique creations by skilled artisans. Admission is free.

Cash Donations for Perth’s food bank “The Table” will be collected at the show.

Date :
Saturday, December 3, 2016

Event location :
McMartin House
125 Gore St. East, Perth Ontario

 

 

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Heritage Perth Christmas House Tour

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A Christmas House Tour Like No Other, in Heritage Perth & District !

In tribute to the 200th anniversary of the Perth Military Settlement, The Perth & District Chapter of CFUW is placing a special emphasis on the heritage aspect of the 2016 Heritage Perth & District Christmas House Tour scheduled for the weekend of December 3 & 4.

An insider’s look at eight of the Perth area’s most beautiful historic or traditional homes, transformed for Christmas by local designers and florists and supporting a great cause. Presented by The Canadian Federation of University Women, Perth & District. The homes are open Saturday and Sunday, between 10:00 a.m and 3:30 p.m. daily.

Date :
Saturday, December 3 to Sunday, December 4, 2016

Event location :
Perth Home Furniture
18 Gore Street East,
Perth, ON

Contact :
Canadian Federation of University Women
More info at http://www.cfuw-perth-district.com/
Site : https://web.facebook.com/heritageperthchristmashousetour?_rdr
Or call 613-264-9876

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Men and Women of the Tay Christmas Concert

 

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Join the Men & Women of the Tay for a Christmas Concert on December 11th 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the St. John Anglican Church in Perth, which will feature stories of Christmas celebrations from the Military Settlement!

Date :
Sunday, December 11, 2016

Event location :

at the St. John Anglican Church
Perth, ON
Contact :
For further information, please visit: www.musicofthetay.org

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Studio Theatre Perth presents: “Murder by the Book!”

 

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Light-hearted thriller “Murder By The Book” coming to the Studio Theatre! December 8, 9, 10, 16 & 17 at 7:30 pm & December 12 & 18 at 2:00 pm!

What would cast members say about this inventive, light-hearted thriller in one sentence? Here’s a sampling of their responses.

It’s a play about malevolent manipulation,” writes well known Perth actor Norm MacDonnell. As his character, Selwyn Piper, a successful author and book critic, Norm certainly can manipulate, moving the other players like chess pieces.

Murder By The Book opens at the Studio Theatre on Thursday, December 8th for seven performances, Dec. 8, 9, 10, 16 & 17 at 7:30 pm, and Dec. 11 & 18 at 2 pm. Tickets are $22 (cash only) at the Book Nook, 60 Gore St. E, and $22 plus convenience fee at Shadowfax, 67 Foster St., (613-267-6817; shadowfax.on.ca) and Tickets Please, in the Matheson House Museum Visitor Centre, 11 Gore St. E. (485-6434; ticketsplease.ca) both of which accept in-store, phone, online and credit card purchases.

Tickets are $24 at the door, and $10 at the door for students with ID. Attend opening night and save $5! Don’t forget to pick up tickets to Murder By The Book, and visit the local libraries and book stores listed above for a chance to win tickets to this delicious mystery.
Please click here to get tickets.

Date :
Thursday, December 8 to Sunday, December 18, 2016

Event location :
Highlights info row image
63 Gore Street East
Perth (Ontario)

Contact :
For more info, please call +1 613-267-7469
Website : http://studiotheatreperth.com/murder-by-the-book/

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Scottish Country Dancing at McMartin House

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Scottish Country Dancers meet every Friday morning (from 9:15 to 11:30 A.M.) to learn new dances and have fun.  We begin our year in September and finish in April, with a luncheon at the end. We welcome newcomers, young in spirit, male and female, who would like to join our happy group.

Scottish Country Dancing is exercise for both the body and the brain, but without the usual routines associated with exercise. It is usually done with partners in sets of four or more dancers of all ages. It differs from the Scottish Highland dancing which is usually performed solo by younger dancers.

Date :
Fridays, December 9, 16, 23, 2016

Event location :
McMartin House, 125 Gore St. E., P

Perth, ON

Contact :
Please contact Simone Crabb at 613-264-2767 or send an email to Simone at graeme.crabb@gmail.com

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Perth Citizen’s Band Annual Christmas Concert

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The Perth Citizens’ Band will be holding its Annual Christmas Concert on Tuesday December 20th, 2016 starting at 7:30PM. This year marks the 24th annual year of the event, which once again will be held at St. James Anglican Church, at the corner of Drummond and Harvey Street in Perth.

Date :
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Event location :
80 Gore St. E. Perth, ON K7H 1H9

Contact :
For further information please visit: www.perthband.ca

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Christmas Day!

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Many Christians in Canada mark the birth of Jesus Christ on December 25, which is known as Christmas Day. It is a day of celebration when many Canadians exchange gifts and enjoy festive meals.

Many Canadians have a day off work on December 25 and many spend the day with close relatives or friends. It is customary to exchange gifts, enjoy a special festive meal and, perhaps, attend a special church service.

The traditions centered on Christmas gifts in Canada vary a lot between families. In some families, a mythical figure called Santa Claus brings gifts. He travels on a sleigh pulled by reindeer, enters homes via the chimney and leaves presents and candy in Christmas stockings or in a pile under the Christmas tree.

Symbols of Christmas Day

There are many symbols of Christmas. These include images of baby Jesus and the Holy family in the stable, stars and Christmas trees. Another important symbol of Christmas is Santa Claus. This is a mythical figure with origins in European, particularly British, Dutch and German, cultures. He is a jolly man who wears a red suit, has a long white beard, lives at the North Pole and travels in a sleigh pulled by reindeer.

Date :
Sunday, December 25, 2016

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Halloween Party in the Crystal Palace

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The Perth Civitan Club hosts Halloween at the Crystal Palace on Monday, October 31st, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Come for a spooky tour of a classic Halloween Favourite in downtown Perth. Activities are for kids, both young and old.

Date :
October 31st, 2016

Event location :
Crystal Palace

Contact :
For further information please call 613-267-2491 or visit www.perthcivitan.org

Town of Perth | September ongoing events 2016

Perth & District Horticultural Society Monthly Meeting

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The PERTH & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY meets the second Tuesday of every month (January to June and September to November) in 2016, 7:30pm at St. Paul’s United Church, 25 Gore St. West in Perth.

On the 2nd Tuesday of the month from January to June, September and October. The November meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday. No meetings in July, August and December.

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Plans are being made to bring exciting speakers to each meeting.

This month’s meeting will be about: “The High Line – A Unique Urban Park

Speaker: Rob Brandon

Date :
September 13, 2016

 

Location event :
at St. Paul’s United Church,
25 Gore St. West – Perth

Contact :
Perth & District Horticultural Society
P.O. Box 494
Perth, ON
K7H 3G1

For more information on how you can attend, please contact the president, Jane Law, at perthhortpres@gmail.com or

visit the website: http://www.perthhortsociety.com/

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Bingo at Perth Civitan Hall

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Every Wednesday night at the PERTH CIVITAN HALL, BINGO starts at 7 pm. Doors open at  5 pm.

Date :
Wednesdays September 7,14,21,28, 2016 @ 7 p.m.

Location event :
Located at #6787 Cty. Rd. #43 outside

at Perth Civitan Hall

Contact :
Please call the hall at 613-267-2181 for further information or visit: http://www.perthcivitan.org/
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Over the river and through the woods

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The Grandmother of all comedies. A warm-hearted story about family, faith, and food.

Nick Cristano is a single, 29-year-old and has just been offered his dream job, but not in the same town as his grandparents. His grandparents, whom he has had Sunday dinner with every week of his life, did not take the news so well. After all, family is the center and the heart of life they say. With his parents and older sister having already moved away, the grandparents get creative to keep Nick in town. Outrageous plans are hatched, hilarious games are played, a blind-date is arranged, and stories are told; resulting in a hilarious situation taken to an extreme that can be shared and cherished by any family. This show is guaranteed to make you love your family all over again this Christmas season.

Cast
Nick: Andrew Hampton Livingston
Frank: Michael Poisson
Aida: Mary Lucy Bivins

Date :
September 22 – October 2, 2016

Event location :
The Studio Theatre
63 Gore Street East. Perth
Overlooking the Tay Basin

Contact :
Website : www.studiotheatreperth.com

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Perth Farmer’s Market 2016

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THE PERTH FARMERS’ MARKET takes place every Saturday morning between May 7th and October 8th, 2016, in the Tay Basin Parking Lot and around the Crystal Palace.

Vendors are set-up between 8am and 1pm and offer fresh, local, organic in-season produce, plants, preserves, meat, home baking, and tons of other goodies. The Market also offers artisans and crafts, jewellry, entertainment occasionally and chance to have breakfast at the Piggin’ Out Market Cafe. This is a great way to spend a Saturday morning, getting to know your local producers in the heart of downtown Perth!

Date :
September 3,10,17,24

Location event :
Downtown Perth

Contact :
Website: http://perthfarmersmarket.ca/

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Barndoor Theater : Ghost Stories

BarnDoor Theatre Presents: “Ghost Stories”!

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GHOST STORIES

The Legend of Oliver’s Landing

A musical chiller
by David Jacklin

August 5-21

Ghost Stories is a full-on, Broadway-style musical, all based on a local legend.  It has been a huge success in numerous previous productions:

In 1833, John Oliver and his wife were making a comfortable living ferrying travellers across Big Rideau Lake at a place people called,  naturally enough, Oliver’s Landing. They were both murdered in a dispute involving a Native woman and their dead son. When the cabin was torn down, years later, a “large number” of skeletons were found in the basement.  David Jacklin has turned this local legend into a chilling, soaring piece of musical theatre, dramatic, funny and filled with exciting music.  A major hit in 1984 and 1992, it has been revamped for 2016 with some new music and an exciting new libretto.

Get tickets here !

 

Date :

August 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 2016 at 7:30 pm

August 7, 14, 21, 2016 at 1:30 pm

 

Event location :

Full Circle Theatre

26, Craig Street, Perth, ON

 

For ticket information, please visit: www.barndoorproductions.ca

Or call 613 267 1884

Town of Perth | August ongoing events 2016

Perth & District Horticultural Society Monthly Meeting

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The PERTH & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY meets the second Tuesday of every month (January to June and September to November) in 2016, 7:30pm at St. Paul’s United Church, 25 Gore St. West in Perth.

On the 2nd Tuesday of the month from January to June, September and October. The November meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday. No meetings in July, August and December.

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Plans are being made to bring exciting speakers to each meeting.

This month’s meeting will be about: “Q & A Master Gardeners Summer Social”

Date :
(no meetings in July, August and December)

Location event :
at St. Paul’s United Church,
25 Gore St. West – Perth

Contact :
Perth & District Horticultural Society
P.O. Box 494
Perth, ON
K7H 3G1

For more information on how you can attend, please contact the president, Jane Law, at perthhortpres@gmail.com or

visit the website: http://www.perthhortsociety.com/

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Perth Citizen’s Band – Summer Pops Concert

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All concerts are FREE to the public and are held in historic Stewart Park just behind the Perth Town Hall in downtown Perth.

Bring along a lawn chair or simply enjoy a leisurely stroll through the park. All concerts are FREE to the public and are held in historic Stewart Park just behind the Perth Town Hall in downtown Perth.

Date :

Thursday, August 4 & 18, 2016  at 7:30 pm

Location event :
Perth Legion, 26 Beckwith Street East

Contact :
For more information visit the band’s website at http://www.perthband.ca or call conductor Brian Tackaberry at 613-256-4221.

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Bingo at Perth Civitan Hall

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Every Wednesday night at the PERTH CIVITAN HALL, BINGO starts at 7 pm. Doors open at  5 pm.

Date :
Wednesdays August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2016 @ 7 p.m.

Location event :
Located at #6787 Cty. Rd. #43 outside

at Perth Civitan Hall

Contact :
Please call the hall at 613-267-2181 for further information or visit: http://www.perthcivitan.org/
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Bingo Ladies

STUDIO THEATRE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS : BINGO LADIES

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A New Musical by Grant Tilly – Directed by C.Lee Bates

Lucky charms, big dreams and a troll named Thor. It’s Friday night at the bingo hall and the gloves are off! Carol needs to pay off her debts. Sandi’s hot for Lou, the rock n’ roll bingo caller.  And there’s Irene, the cranky old know-it-all, oxygen tank in tow, who always wins. When Carol steals Irene’s lucky spot, it sets off a course of events that none of them could have predicted. A brand new musical about friendship, gambling and just how far you’ll go for the big win.

Bingo Ladies is co-production of Studio Theatre and Indie Women Production.  This is a charity event in support of the Jillian O’Conner Children’s Education Fund. There will be a silent auction and other fun event in the theatre lobby at each performance.

 

Tickets

$28 at The Book Nook, 60 Gore Street E. (cash only)
$28 + $2 convenience fee at Shadowfax, 67 Foster St. 613-267-6817, shadowfax.on.ca (on-line, phone & credit cards); $28 at the door

 

Date :
August 18, 19, 20, 26, 27 at 7.30 pm
August 21 & 28 at 2 pm

 

Contact :
http://www.studiotheatreperth.com  or indiewomenproductions.com for further details.
or call +1 613-267-7469

Where?
63 Gore Street East
Perth, ON

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Perth Farmer’s Market 2016

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THE PERTH FARMERS’ MARKET takes place every Saturday morning between May 7th and October 8th, 2016, in the Tay Basin Parking Lot and around the Crystal Palace.

Vendors are set-up between 8am and 1pm and offer fresh, local, organic in-season produce, plants, preserves, meat, home baking, and tons of other goodies. The Market also offers artisans and crafts, jewellry, entertainment occasionally and chance to have breakfast at the Piggin’ Out Market Cafe. This is a great way to spend a Saturday morning, getting to know your local producers in the heart of downtown Perth!

Date :
August 6, 13, 20, 27

Location event :
Downtown Perth

Contact :
Website: http://perthfarmersmarket.ca/

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Town of Perth | July ongoing events 2016

Perth & District Horticultural Society Monthly Meeting

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The PERTH & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY meets the second Tuesday of every month (January to June and September to November) in 2016, 7:30pm at St. Paul’s United Church, 25 Gore St. West in Perth.

On the 2nd Tuesday of the month from January to June, September and October. The November meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday. No meetings in July, August and December.

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Plans are being made to bring exciting speakers to each meeting.

This month’s meeting will be about: “Q & A Master Gardeners Summer Social”

Date :
(no meetings in July, August and December)

Location event :
at St. Paul’s United Church,
25 Gore St. West – Perth

Contact :
Perth & District Horticultural Society
P.O. Box 494
Perth, ON
K7H 3G1

For more information on how you can attend, please contact the president, Jane Law, at perthhortpres@gmail.com or

visit the website: http://www.perthhortsociety.com/

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Perth Citizen’s Band Spring Concert

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All concerts are FREE to the public and are held in historic Stewart Park just behind the Perth Town Hall in downtown Perth.

Bring along a lawn chair or simply enjoy a leisurely stroll through the park

Date :

Thursday, July 21st, 2016  at 7 pm

Location event :
Perth Legion, 26 Beckwith Street East

Contact :
For more information visit the band’s website at http://www.perthband.ca or call conductor Brian Tackaberry at 613-256-4221.

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Bingo at Perth Civitan Hall

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Every Wednesday night at the PERTH CIVITAN HALL, BINGO starts at 7 pm. Doors open at  5 pm.

Date :
Wednesdays July 13, 20, 27, 2016 @ 7 p.m.

Location event :
Located at #6787 Cty. Rd. #43 outside

at Perth Civitan Hall

Contact :
Please call the hall at 613-267-2181 for further information or visit: http://www.perthcivitan.org/
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London Suite

STUDIO THEATRE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS : LONDON SUITE

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Neil Simon’s rich comedy of four separate stories that take place in the same hotel suite at different times of the year.
A writer holds  a gun on his agent, who, he believes, has embezzled all the money from his book sales. A middle-aged New York widow on a shoe-buying expedition in London with her daughter, meets a rich Scotsman and wonders if she’s ready for a change in lifestyle. An Oscar-winning actress and her former husband, now divorced and are seeing each other for the first time in years. He needs money for his lover who is dying of cancer. This bitter-sweet story has a twist in the tale. Finally, a couple’s vacation plans are disrupted when they lose their Wimbledon tickets and possibly their hotel room to a Hollywood star.

 

Tickets
Tickets: Opening Night, July 21 – $17 or $19 at the door
All other performances – $22 at The Book Nook, 60 Gore Street E. (cash only)
$22 + $2 convenience fee at Shadowfax, 67 Foster St. 613-267-6817, shadowfax.on.ca (on-line, phone & credit cards); $24 at the door; $10 rush seats at the door for students with ID

Date :
July 21, 22, 23, 29, 30 at 7.30 pm
July 24 & 31 at 2 pm

Event location :
63 Gore Street East
Perth, ON

Contact :
http://www.studiotheatreperth.com  or http://studiotheatreperth.com/london-suite/ for further details.
or call +1 613-267-7469

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Perth Farmer’s Market 2016

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THE PERTH FARMERS’ MARKET takes place every Saturday morning between May 7th and October 8th, 2016, in the Tay Basin Parking Lot and around the Crystal Palace.

Vendors are set-up between 8am and 1pm and offer fresh, local, organic in-season produce, plants, preserves, meat, home baking, and tons of other goodies. The Market also offers artisans and crafts, jewellry, entertainment occasionally and chance to have breakfast at the Piggin’ Out Market Cafe. This is a great way to spend a Saturday morning, getting to know your local producers in the heart of downtown Perth!

Date :
July 16, 23, 30

Location event :
Downtown Perth

Contact :
Website: http://perthfarmersmarket.ca/

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