Greenwood’s StoryFest 2018 concludes with Alissa York, the award-winning author of the novels The Naturalist, Fauna, Effigy, and Mercy, appearing at St. Mary’s Hall, 261 Main Road in Hudson, Sunday, October 28 at 2 p.m. Tickets ($15 each) are available at Pure Art, 422 Main Road and online at www.greenwoodstoryfest.com.
LGBTQ2S Community Gathering takes place at the Stephen F. Shaar Community Centre, 394 Main Road on Sunday, October 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. Members and allies of the Vaudreuil-Soulanges lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer, questioning, and 2-spirit community are invited to attend this event for discussion, support and community engagement. Financial donations accepted to offset costs. Just turn up and be yourself.
The Country Corner Fair is being held at Valois United Church, 70 Belmont Avenue on Friday, November 2, 6 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 3, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a church bazaar offering meat pies, home baking, crafts, quilts, attic treasures, toys, used books, jewellery, silent auction and more. Lasagne Supper on Friday. Tea Room and a hearty soup lunch on Saturday. More info at www.valoisunited.ca.
The Maison Trestler team is pleased to announce the 8th edition of its Legendary Christmas Market taking place November 10 and 11, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. There will be a large gathering of creators and artisans, various local products, tastings, not to mention the presence of Alpacas. In this former structure that housed a general store, the public can live the magic of a traditional market, as in the time of Jean-Joseph Trestler. Enjoy the beautiful discoveries, unique g
On Sunday, November 4, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, located at 20389 Church St. South Lancaster, Ontario will celebrate their annual Tartan Sunday worship service at 11 a.m. Guest musicians include the MacLeod Fiddlers, the Morris Family Singers, accordionist Rob Taylor, vocalist Mark Hall and Nelson MacPherson, piper Bruce McCuaig and local highland dancers. Following the service a Scottish luncheon will be held in the church hall. Please join us for this festive se
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG The dream of potable water flowing from a faucet remains elusive as the boil water advisory continues in sectors of Vaudreuil-Dorion. The project of extending the Vaudreuil-Dorion water system with the installation of a water main along Route Harwood continues in a holding pattern awaiting provincial government approval. Residents of the affected areas of Hudson Acres, Tree Farms and Ritchie sectors received a letter from the City of Vaudreuil-Dorion
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG With the help of family, friends, and neighbours, Saint-Lazare residents Alain Grégoire and Nicole Dubois (standing at opposite ends of the pillory) have been busy converting their property into another macabre setting for zombies, witches, and all matter of frightening surprises all to raise funds for the Optimist Club. Each year for the past 12 years, Saint-Lazare residents Alain Grégoire and Nicole Dubois have turned their home and property into a
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Quebec singer Yvan Pedneault was the special performing guest at the Saturday, October 20 Maison de la famille gala, happy to help support the cause. A special gala was held on behalf of the Maison de la Famille on Saturday evening, October 20 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its founding and to raise funds for a second facility in Vaudreuil-Dorion. The event was held at the Théâtre Paul-Émile Meloche in Vaudreuil-Dorion and drew hundreds of people in
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG Preparation for Hudson’s upcoming Harry Potter themed Halloween Party is underway with the help of Parks and Recreation employee Serena Stabile. Hudson is celebrating Halloween with a party based on Harry Potter themes this Saturday, October 27. The Community Centre doors open at 12:30 p.m. and events begin at 1 p.m. with a live owl presentation by Faucon-Éduc from Saint-Lazare. “They specialize in rehabilitation and teaching about birds of prey inclu
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK A biologist’s report prepared on behalf of Pincourt residents Shelagh McNally and Carole Reed recommends additional environmental studies be conducted in spring and summer 2019 to properly assess the true scope of the wildlife within the woods and determine the presence of at-risk species. A biologist’s study that was undertaken in Rousseau Forest in Pincourt this summer recommends that additional environmental assessments be conducted in spring and summe