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Men’s Group starting in Perth

Men’s Group starting in Perth

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm

A monthly men’s meeting for men of any age (teens, twenties . . . nineties), whatever kind you are is the right kind. Find out more about what’s up for your brothers and (if you choose to) build community by saying what’s up for you.

First Wednesday evening of each month in Perth. Call for directions or info 613.267.8308.

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Inner Transition

Bread Making Workshop

Making Bread  - many different kinds! with Alice Hinther 24th OctoberSaturday, October 24th from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Are you intimidated by the idea of making your own bread? Join Alice Hinther for a fun-filled afternoon of bread making and learn how simple it really is! In this four hour session, you will learn how to make a basic white bread dough, cinnamon buns, pizza dough, whole grain bread, French bread as well as novelty shaped breads like Alice’s Alligator bread, meat stuffed buns, pizza buns and more!

Don’t eat before you come. Lunch is on us! Please bring a cookie sheet or storage container as you will be bringing home lots of goodies as well!

Alice is a local artist/craftsperson who divides her time between Ottawa and Maberly. Check out her website at or her Facebook page Alice Hinther Design.

Cost: MERA Members $30, Non-members $40

Register by contacting Marilyn at



Halloween Party in the Crystal Palace Oct. 31, 2015

Hosted by the Perth Civitan Club at the Crystal Palace, Tay Basin.

Time 9:15 am – 10:15 am

Composting Workshop

Composting Workshop

Composting Workshop

Saturday, October 3, 2015 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Wrap up your garden and get a good start for next year by learning how to make compost! Composting encourages beneficial organisms and gives your garden a healthy boost. We will have fun in this hands-on class and will learn about backyard and worm composting.
Facilitator: Sébastien Bacharach, a composting educator with over 10 years of experience.
Cost: by donation
Location: in Perth. Exact location given after sign up and a few days before the workshop.

This workshop is organised by the Permaculture Institute of Eastern Ontario.

22nd October Ecstatic Dance

22nd October Ecstatic DanceECSTATIC DANCE

22nd October from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.

$5 per person

Bring a snack and water



The 2015 dates from July until December are: July 23, Aug. 20, Sept. 24, Oct. 22, Nov. 26, and Dec. 24.

For information please contact Kat Elliott at or call 613-278-0259.

Peaceful, playful or enraptured, ecstatic dance is a journey of self-guided movement meditation, and an expression, knowing and release of the truth of our lived experience into the safe space created by our community of dance.


Maberly FairAugust 29, 2015

for the
133rd Annual Maberly Fair Parade

“Sheep & Goats”

1st, 2nd & 3rd Prizes for best floats and/or costume in both adult & children’s category
(Prizes for all participating children)
Special prizes for best float depicting “Sheep & Goats”
$60 Tim Horton Gift Pack

Speeches & presentations will take place in the light horse area For more details: 613-273-5069 or

133rd Annual Maberly Fair

“Sheep & Goats”

18 years and up $5.00 7 years to 17 years $3.00 6 years and under free
Placing of perishable exhibits Light horse show
Judging of exhibits begins (HALLS WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC until approx- 1 p.m.) Various demonstrations and displays
Parade – Leaves Downtown Maberly Parade – Arrives at Fairgrounds Poultry Judging
Speeches and presentations in the light horse area WestWind Petting Farm
Readings by Marilyn of Kingston
Rabbit Agility Demonstration Lanark County 4H Club
Horse Pull
Musical entertainment including local talent of Hermann Amberger, Tony Leduc, Jessica Wedden,
Fiddlers & Friends and Tony Davy & Cathy Battison Hall exhibits open (or when judging is completed) Judging of Livestock
Zucchini races
Tai Chi Demonstration Children’s Games Adult Games
Fair Meal by Fall River Restaurant Exhibit Halls close


Rideau Ferry Regatta 2015

Rideau Ferry RegattaAugust 15, 2015 to August 16, 2015

Schedule of events:

Friday, August 14th

12:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Regatta Registration at RFYC Club House located at the Race Site.
2:30 pm – Convoy of Race Boats from Rideau Ferry to Crystal Palace in Perth for 3:00pm.
6:00 pm – Convoy returns to Rideau Ferry.

Saturday, August 15th

7:30 am to 8:30 am – Regatta Registration at RFYC Club House located at the Race Site.
8:30 am to 9:15 am – Mandatory Driver/Crew meeting at shelter beside the Club House.
9:30 am – Opening Ceremonies. 3 National Anthems – American, Austrailian & Canadian
10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Can-Am, Can-Am Light Racing and Vintage Fly-bys
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Hot Pits open to Public.
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm – Cardboard Boat Race – Municipal Challenge – Perth, Smiths Falls, Drummond North Elmsley, Beckwith, Tay Valley, Lanark Highlands, and Rideau Lakes.
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Cam-Am, Can-Am Light Racing and Vintage Fly-bys
5:30 pm – Pre-Diner Snacks
6:00 pm – Dinner on-site at RFYC Tent and Picnic Shelter $25.00/person
7:30 pm to 10:30 pm – Live Entertainment / Dance Party at Picnic Shelter

Sunday, August 16th

8:00 am to 9:00 am – Final Registration at RFYC Club House located at the Race Site.
9:00 am to 9:30 am – Mandatory Driver/Crew meeting at shelter beside the Club House.
10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Can-Am, Can-Am Light Racing and Vintage Fly-bys
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Hot Pits open to Public.
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm – Six Hour Canoe Race
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Can-Am, Can-Am Light Racing and Vintage Fly-bys

Saturday and Sunday

9:00 am – Build a canoe on Saturday, race it on Sunday. Cost $120 per team of four who build one canoe. All materials & instructions provided. Register with John:
10:00 am & 1:00pm 
– Paddle making workshops. Make a paddle (materials & instruction provided). Cost $15. Register with Gillian:


wait-until-darkAugust 7, 2015 to August 30, 2015

The Classic Theatre Festival

Wait Until Dark, by Frederick Knott

The Classic Theatre Festival presents the classic thriller that pits a blind woman against a gang of thieves who have invaded her apartment. Wednesday to Sunday at 2 p.m. with 8 p.m. shows each Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 54 Beckwith Street East (at Harvey).
Info: 1-877-283-1283 or



The second show of our 2015 season is the gripping Frederick Knott thriller Wait Until Dark, a heart-thumping tale of a blind woman who must fend off a group of seedy drug dealers and thieves who have invaded her apartment using a variety of ruses. Later a beloved Audrey Hepburn film, the stage version features some of the most intense moments Broadway witnessed in the 1960s.

Previews   August 7 at 2pm, August 8 at 2pm
Opening   August 8 at 8pm

Performance Times:
Wed. to Sun. matinees at 2pm
Wed., Thurs. and Sat. evenings at 8pm

Adult: $30
Youth under 30: $21 (30% off)
Previews: $27 (10% off)
Groups of 10-19: 10% off
Groups of 20 or more: 20% off

All tickets subject to a $4.00 box office fee.

Tickets and Information:
1-877-283-1283, ext. 1
Tickets Please, 39 Foster St., Perth

Our Venue at 54 Beckwith Street East:
For directions, click HERE.

For Barefoot in the Park, click here.

WAIT UNTIL DARK is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH INC.


Classic Cars on the Banks of the ClydeAugust 2, 2015
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Classic Cars on the Banks of the Clyde
Presented by the Township of Lanark Highlands, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Clyde Memorial Park, Lanark Village.


Info: 613-259-2398 or


Perth-Antique-Show-2015-225x300The 29th annual Perth Antiques Show & Sale takes place Saturday & Sunday, July 4th and 5th.

This popular Eastern Ontario event will be held in the air-conditioned Royal Canadian Legion Hall and outside along the picturesque Tay Canal, in the historic town of Perth.

Dealers from as far away as Quebec and Western Ontario will offer a broad range of quality antiques, collectibles and vintage items.

Admission is $7.00 and children are free. Rain or Shine.

For more information call Bill Dobson 613-283-5270