It’s Time to Prepare for Journées de la culture

It’s Time to Prepare for Journées de la culture

It is time to prepare the Journées de la culture flyer that lists all the activities organised throughout the MRC du Haut-Saint-Laurent.  If you have a project to submit, you must do so before August 25, 2014. Eligibility criteria In order for your activity to appear in the promotional document that will be sent in every postal […]

Items Needed for Library Garage Sale

Items Needed for Library Garage Sale

Huntingdon’s Little Green Library is holding a garage sale on August 16, 2014 to raise funds that will go towards improving the children’s section of the library.   Everyone is invited to drop off your unwanted items (no clothes or furniture) during Library hours. Please make sure your items are clean. You can always contact the library […]

SHAKESPEARE BEFORE THE SHOW: A YOUTH WORKSHOP

SHAKESPEARE BEFORE THE SHOW: A YOUTH WORKSHOP

This summer, as part of Repercussion’s Shakespeare in the park series, youth between the ages 11 and 17 are invited to join the “Shakespeare Before the Show” workshops in Huntingdon! Repercussion Theatre is teaming up with Geordie productions to bring you an all new workshop dedicated to youth 12-16 years old.  In a two hour workshop […]

PERSONAL EXPLORATION THROUGH THE ARTS WORKSHOP

Les Aidants Naturels du Haut St-Laurent PERSONAL EXPLORATION THROUGH THE ARTS WORKSHOP Monthly meetings around a creative activity, for fun, for a new learning experience, to meet and express themselves. these meetings are to address caregivers and help. No prior knowledge or drawing or painting is required to take this workshop. TUESDAY, JUNE 17 / TUESDAY […]

Branches and Roots at the Ormstown Fair!

Branches and Roots at the Ormstown Fair!

Branches and Roots will be helping out at the Ormstown Fair this year. Their sound crew will be donating their time and equipment at the ‘Friendship Tent’ over the weekend. This years lineup features some of the Valley’s finest! It all starts this Thursday with a talent competition for teens and seniors. Friday will feature […]

Last Call for Artists!

Last Call for Artists!

Last call for artists for the  Arts and Crafts Market – June 7, 2014 All visual and arts and crafts artists are invited to participate in a arts and crafts fair being held at Prince Arthur Park in Huntingdon on Saturday, June 7, 2014, as part of the Betty Riel Foundation Walk -a-Thon and the Huntingdon […]

Back by Popular Demand!

Back by Popular Demand!

  The cast of Les Caméléons du Haut-Saint-Laurent is not finished with the play The Eiffel Tower Wedding Party, by Jean Cocteau. The small theatre troupe, comprised of actors with intellectual disabilities, has indeed been swayed by popular demand and will once again present this excellent play. You won’t want to miss this second opportunity to […]

2014 Photo Contest under the theme: Storm

2014 Photo Contest under the theme: Storm

You are all invited to participate in the annual photography competition, taking place during the Journées de la culture. You could win one of our many cash prizes. JUDGING CRITERIA The judging criteria are: originality of the subject, emotion, applied techniques and composition and colours. THE PRIZES Category 17 years old and under: 1st jury […]

Avalon Singers perform Handel’s Messiah

Avalon Singers perform Handel’s Messiah

              George Frideric Handel’s Messiah was first performed in Dublin in April, 1742. The management, expecting a large crowd, requested that ladies attending the concert wear dresses without hoops and gentlemen come without their swords in order to make room for more company. The first performance was not only […]

Community Gardens in Huntingdon!

Community Gardens in Huntingdon!

Food Security Table and its partners are pleased to announce the return of the Huntingdon Community Gardens! A first portion of land, behind the Town Hall, will be grown by the students of Heritage School and the day camp.  The second part will be made available to citizens of Huntingdon. To acquire one of the […]

Massive Charity Art Sale

Massive Charity Art Sale

A massive charity sale of over 250 paintings, etchings and drawings by François Belpaire will be held In the presence of the artist, on Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, May 11, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Alfred Langevin Hall (Château) , at 10 King Street, Huntingdon. […]

Recognizing the involvement of youth in the Haut-Saint-Laurent

This year, the fifth edition of the Gala de reconnaissance Jeunesse Rurale will be held in St-Antoine-Abbé, in the Municipality of Franklin, on May 28. This initiative shines a spotlight on the involvement of our youth in their community. The Gala offers an opportunity to recognize and promote youth in the Haut-Saint-Laurent between the ages […]

Trudeau Stories; Not to be Missed!

Trudeau Stories; Not to be Missed!

Actress Brooke Johnson (Atom Egoyan’s The Sweet Hereafter) had an unexpected encounter with Pierre Trudeau in 1985. Johnson, at the time a 23 year old student at the National Theatre School in Montreal, met the former Prime Minister at a soiree in Montreal, and what ensued led to their unlikely friendship. Johnson tells her tale […]

Spring Book and Bake Sale

Spring Book and Bake Sale

To celebrate the arrival of spring and raise funds, the Little Green Library will be holding a bake sale on Saturday, March 22, beginning at 10 a.m. and at the same time, a book sale at $2.00 per bag. The library has always been run by a group of volunteers and depends on the community […]

Huntingdon Figure Skating Club Annual Show

Huntingdon Figure Skating Show The Centre Sportif Promutuel will once again host the annual Huntingdon Figure Skating Show, featuring the young and not so young skating talent from the Valley.  These participants have been very busy taking part in various competitions throughout the region and are now practicing for their final presentation to be held […]

Who’s in Charge?

As everybody probably knows the Centennial Bridge in Ormstown has been closed since late November, 2013 with a projected completion early 2015. The closure necessitates a re-routing of traffic around the local business area. At a meeting with a town representative, the merchants were told that a billboard would be put up featuring generic symbols […]

Maison des Jeunes Huntingdon February Calendar

Maison des Jeunes Huntingdon February Calendar

The Maison des Jeunes Huntingdon (MDJH) is a youth center which greets all teens regardless of their social status, gender, race, language and religion. The only requirement to come to the MDJH is to be between the ages of 12 to 17 years old. There is no specific problematic youth group attending the MDJH. Teens […]