Alex and his Autism Assistance guide dog Stanley enjoyed their visit Kendal Community Centre on Saturday for the Second Annual Sunflower Contest. He is pictured here with Kendal Lion president Alice Scott. The Kendal Lions have sponsored Stanley through the Lions Foundation of Canada (Dog Guides).
John Bouwmeester, community volunteer, lends a hand sprucing up the Orono Town Hall gar-dens last week in time for this Thursday’s Grand re-opening and the Orono Firefighter’s barbeque. The hall’s new accessible washroom and elevator are both in service. The community is looking forward to the many events that will take place in the upgraded venue.
On Sunday, August 8, Country Music Artist Naomi Bristow opened Newtonville Music in the Park at the Ida Brown Parkette. The Sunday show starts at 6:30 p.m. sharp ending at 8:00. Bring your own lawn chair, COVID protocols are in place. August 15, Charles Street Band, August 22, Rainstone and ending the season with Mike Pollard on August 29.
Spirit of the Land is the focus of the first two weeks of camp at the The Art Room, located at 4116 Lakeshore Road, Newtonville, just east of Morgans Road. Campers will learn about the land the farm is on. Last week the focus was on forest animals and masks were made. Pictured from L to R are: Presley, rabbit, and brothers Luka, bobcat, Matteo, antlers and Rock, frog.
Make a Wish and Donate to Durham Region Hospice – Clarington. Barry Carmichael, chair Newcastle Community Hall Board came up with the unique fundraising idea after seeing kids tossing coins in the fountain and making a wish. Pictured are Marion Timmermans, Clarington Hospice champion and Carmichael.