The lack of snow didn’t stop cousins Maisie, Coco, Ava and Jasper from enjoying the hill at Orono Park on Sunday. Fingers crossed for more snow. On the topic of online learning, they don’t like it and want to be back at school with their friends.
Newcastle BIA seen here bringing the holly jolly spirit to Newcastle Village on Saturday, November 28 at 6pm with the festive tree lighting which was streamed live on Facebook much to the delight of many viewers. Pictured from left to right: Janeen Calder, Newcastle Massage Therapy, is the main organizer, Gabrielle Bell, with Newcastle Community Hall, Marni Lewis, BIA Secretary, Tracey Yates, Lang Enterprises, Darryl Rowsell doing the lighting and technical expertise, Donna Wood, social media for the Newcastle Village Facebook page.
On Saturday, September 12, in place of the fair, the Orono Fair Board along with many community partners put on a drive-in fireworks display as a way to give back to the community. Non-perishable food items were collected for the Clarington East Food Bank along with donations. Pictured from the Orono Fair Board making the presentation to CEFB for $2,000 is from front to back: Todd Graves, director, Brad Found, 1st vice-president, Nick Exner, 2nd vice-president, Sonja Pratt, coordinator CEFB and Shelby Dillion, president.
St. Saviours Anglican Church, 23 Mill Street, Orono, has a couple of fun things up their sleeves for Halloween. Bonnie Wilson will be operating the socially distanced candy chute. Would you like to make a ‘Munchkin Pumpkin House’? Bring your decorated pumpkin to the front steps of the church with a family name card to display if you like October 31 from 12 noon on. ‘Land of OZ’ Pumpkin Display from 3 – 8 p.m. Pick up pumpkins Monday, November 2 if possible.