Deborah Bateman gives Amy Cannings, 2019 Orono Fair Ambassador, a quick lesson in how laundry was done in the ‘good ol’ days’ at the 12th Annual Orono Antique Festival held Saturday, August 10. The yearly event once again welcomed a large crowd into our small town.
Last week at The Art Room, Lakeshore Road, Newcastle, kids at Jungle Drama Camp picked out animals, built them habitats and protected them from developers. Next – Horsing Around Camp (6-12 years), August 19 to 23 and Princesses & Dragons Camp (4-7 years) August 26-30.
The Junior Gardeners met on Saturday, June 22, their last meeting before summer break. Pictured with their cow planter arrangements are (from LtoR) Cassandra, Veronica, Trevor, Ben and Arianna in front. The kids agree that they have lots of fun and meet new friends. Oh, and the snacks. Thanks to Gary St. Amand for making the planter kits for the kids to build and decorate. Betty Formosa leads the group. The Junior Gardeners meet again in September.
All the kids had a blast on Kendal Day, Saturday, June 15. Pictured are Devon Florentino (left) and Sammi Rice, Rookie Team #2. Coach Colin MacDonald says “It was a well fought game, both teams played great defense and hit really well.” Rookie team #2 (grey team) ended up winning, edging out Kendal team #1 (blue team).
Chiel Vissers and Debby Westlake of Vissers Sod Farm, Orono, give Marilyn Morawetz (middle), co-chair of this year’s Doors Open, a lesson on how the automated sod harvester works. The 10th Anniversary Tour took place on Saturday, June 8, featuring the agricultural heritage of east Clarington.