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MERA Upcoming events May 2015


Art Espresso! Painting Workshop

(Having fun while you learn how to work and play with your paint!)

Saturday, May 9,  2015 with Gloria Shoebridge

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (bring your lunch and snacks)

Cost: $40.00 for MERA members, $60 for others.

Cost of supplies: $20, which will include all paints and acrylic materials


A Mother’s Day Concert at MERA featuring Triola

A Blue Jeans Classic event

Sun, May 10, 2015

Time: 2:00 p.m

Mother’s Day, May 10th will see the MERA Schoolhouse in McDonald’s Corners filled with music for grandmothers, mothers, wives and others, played by Triola, an exciting classical music trio, comprised of mothers and grandmothers.


Clean Up Day 2015

Wednesday, May 6th from 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Every year a large group of volunteers comes out and helps to clean up the yard after the winter, raking, planting, painting if necessary. Bring your rakes and gloves and energy!

We provide pizza at about 5:30 – courtesy of John Parks – and a few people bring a dessert to share which is much appreciated.


Arts and Crafts for Home Schooled children

Third Tuesday mormings of April, May and June, 2015

9 a.m. until 12 noon

Some parents of area home-schooled children have requested that MERA organize a  program for children, about Grade two level and up, to learn some of the things MERA does so well: weaving, knitting, spinning, pottery, basketry, bead work, etc.  The third Tuesday of the month from 9 a.m. until 12 noon has been set aside for creative activities for home-schooled kids.


WHO: The Bombadils

WHAT: Sunday Schoolhouse Concert Series

WHEN: Sunday, May 31st, 2:00 pm

WHERE: MERA Schoolhouse, McDonald’s Corners

TICKETS: Series tickets (3 concerts) $55 ($50 for MERA members ) $22 advance. $20 for MERA members  (plus service charges) Tickets Please, 39 Foster St. in Perth (Jo’s Clothes), 613-485-6434 or


Perth OntarioSaturday, November 29th from 10am to 4pm. Come to McDonald’s Corners and experience the 10th ANNUAL MERA CHRISTMAS FAIR. This is the perfect time and place to shop locally, connect with local artisans and support community arts at MERA. All juried vendors offer original, one-of-a-kind items that you won’t find anywhere else: hand weaving, fibre arts items, organic chocolate by Ludwig, Strawberry Cottage beeswax candles and soaps, jewellery, felted creations, jams and jellies, home baking, a cafe and more. For directions to the MERA Schoolhouse in McDonald’s Corners, go to See you there!