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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Authors gather for Eden Mills Writers Festival
    the festival he said The Township of Guelph Eramosa was on site with a water dispenser This year s festival is dedicated to the memory of Dave McMurdo said Bresnahan He was a true friend of Eden Mills He was an accomplished jazz musician composer arranger and teacher He was well known and loved in the village as well as throughout Canada and had an international reputation He had a passion for music and for life and we cannot soon forget his happy smile and welcoming soul This one s for you Dave Guelph Eramosa Mayor Chris White said Thanks for having me here again today What a fantastic day What a fantastic festival And what a fantastic parade with a little bit of Elizabethan England I want to welcome you to our village the township and the County of Wellington I think this event here is extremely unique He also considered the community as unique with its grassroots approach We re always trying to react to the wonderful things they re coming up with We re very proud of these folks and really appreciate the work they ve done September 23 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Carlos del Junco to play Eden Mills fundraiser Author honours legacy of Aboriginal child activist Council approves community clubs plan for solar panels at Eden Mills hall Local engineer honoured by university peers Celebrating 107

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Eden Mills Writers Festival Sept. 15 to 18
    writer Erika Ritter and inventive spoken word artist Matthew Dryden Sunday from noon until 6pm is the big day of readings in Eden Mills as 41 Canadian authors of poetry fiction and non fiction for adults young adults and children will read from their latest releases Readings take place every 20 minutes from four gardens and meadows behind the homes of Eden Mills residents Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and lounge by the river while listening or stroll down Publishers Way to purchase books and meet with authors after their readings for book signings The festival also hosts the official Canadian launch of Johanna Skibsrud s new collection of stories This Will Be Difficult To Explain and Other Stories published by Hamish Hamilton Other highlights include singer composer performer and author Sylvia Tyson reading from her first novel Joyner s Dream and singing from the music she wrote to accompany the book Allan Casey winner of the Governor General s award non fiction prize for Lakeland Dionne Brand 2011 Griffin poetry prize winner for Ossuaries Alison Pick author of Far to Go long listed for the Man Booker prize Claire Tacon winner of the 2010 11 Metcalf Rooke award for her debut novel In the Field John Vaillant author of The Tiger winner of B C National award for Canadian non fiction and the CBC Book Club award for Best Book Overall in 2011 Food vendors from the local area will set up at the festival and a large water tank is available for a free water bottle fill up Bottled water is not for sale Bring cash Food and book vendors do not take credit cards and there are no ATMs in Eden Mills For further details and ticket information visit www edenmillswritersfestival ca September 9 2011

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9787 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Step Up 4 Change gets $2,000
    towards their goal but are not stopping there To raise more funds Step UP 4 Change has set itself the challenge of breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest hopscotch course 5 5km in the world Calling it Hopscotch 4 Hope it has joined forces with Right To Play at the University of Guelph Students from Rockwood Centennial Public School and the university will take the leap On Sept 30 while the Eden Mills world record course is being prepared Right To Play will run a preview hopscotch course on campus Then on Oct 1 from 9am to 5pm in Eden Mills Step Up 4 Change invites everyone to participate to raise funds for Free The Children and Right To Play Hopscotch 4 Hope consists of two parts In the morning people can register to hop run walk the course as an individual or relay team In the afternoon the course will be open to everyone to hop play chalk and decorate the boards chalk provided Donations are appreciated The course winds through Eden Mills beginning at the community park There will be live music entertainment and speakers from Free The Children and Right To Play as well as a barbecue and food vendors Many sponsors have signed on For detailed information to sponsor to provide support in advance by buying a Hopscotch 4 Hope square or board to register to hop run or walk or to see the sponsors visit www stepup4change com August 26 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9679 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Eden Mills church celebrates 150 years
    village in the message of Spirit where earth land and water are all part of it We are reminded that we are one with all things Congregation member Barbara Parker believed this service was an important moment to recognize the church s past and future The celebration of both the history of the church but also the current role with it s strong environmental advocacy was about the past and present said Parker This little church was started by a community and today the community empowers it and all the organizations in Eden Mills work together Barbara Marshall who introduced Tyndal was very moved by the day s events which included a tree planting ceremony on the grounds of the church a bread crumbing offering to the animals in the area as well as the signing of an artisan banner I think what was most important for me was Tyndal s encouragement of hope said Marshall She took time from her busy schedule to come to a small village like Eden Mills and support us in planting the seeds of hope for our carbon neutrality and now she has been inspired to do events in her role We are a small church with a small footprint but we have a big heart and this encouraged us that we can accomplish big things together July 22 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Carlos del

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9416 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Eden Mills church celebrates 150 years
    the Eden Mills church and managed to obtain a pipe organ still used today from a Jewish synagogue in Hamilton Many families including the Parkers and James have cared lovingly for the church over time said Barb Marshall Along with other church members she has a strong interest in the environment and sustainability and is involved in the Eden Mills Going Carbon Neutral initiative The 10am service at the church will include an anniversary banner dedication and a commemorative tree planting After a lunch in the Eden Mills Community Hall there will be a walk about with the moderator featuring carbon neutral initiatives and historic buildings The church erected in 1861 is one of the oldest buildings in the village The original congregation was Canadian Wesleyan Methodist The church is located at 19 Cedar Street Eden Mills For more information please contact Barb Parker at 519 856 9255 July 15 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Carlos del Junco to play Eden Mills fundraiser Wellington Countys blue box program turns 25 Buddy Holly Anniversary Concert comes to county Write for Rights Congregation believes one letter can make a difference Author honours legacy of Aboriginal child activist Council approves community clubs plan for solar panels at Eden Mills hall Local engineer honoured by university peers Celebrating 107 years young Residents still divided on placement of solar panels at community hall Community Carol Sing at

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9380 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Edgewood Camp ready
    life counselling and expressive arts therapy A registered massage therapist will also be present Her fee will need to be covered separately Families may choose to participate together at each therapeutic session or alone The same goes for all the camp activities Parents can join with their children as they explore the outdoor possibilities or relax while the kids have fun supervised by experienced counsellors At this camp the option is there to be as busy or as quiet as each person chooses to be The fee per participant 390 plus HST and includes room food camp activities and all therapy options Registration forms can be found online at www edgewood camp on ca or contact Heather Nagel at Edgewood Camp and Conference Centre 519 856 9622 or email registrar edgewood camp on ca July 15 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Carlos del Junco to play Eden Mills fundraiser Author honours legacy of Aboriginal child activist Council approves community clubs plan for solar panels at Eden Mills hall Local engineer honoured by university peers Celebrating 107 years young Residents still divided on placement of solar panels at community hall Speaker to address sustainability resilience Slimmon Fireweed appearing Oct 22 Hopscotch for Hope raises 22 000 for two childrens charities school Township supports 153 000 application for hall project Hopscotch 4 Hope Eden Mills girls attempt world record on Oct 1 Breen Scheduling

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9365 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Recent Eden Mills concert raises $3,200 for Japanese Relief
    ukelele duo built on a dynamic beginning with a rousing and energetic set in which the little ukulele ranged from rock to echoes of the ancient Japanese koto sound In the last set vibraphonist Peter Appleyard paid a feeling tribute to his colleague and Eden Mills resident beloved jazz trombonist Dave McMurdo playing John Lewis Django and Getting Sentimental Over You He was then joined by the Japanese contingent for an exciting jam on his own rock tune Slambo In the audience was the director of the Sapporo International Jazz Festival the organization that sponsors the competition for young musicians every year Shohei and fulare pad were last year s winners We appreciate very much Eden Mills generosity and are happy that our musicians are forming a bridge between our countries July 8 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Carlos del Junco to play Eden Mills fundraiser Buddy Holly Anniversary Concert comes to county Author honours legacy of Aboriginal child activist Council approves community clubs plan for solar panels at Eden Mills hall Local engineer honoured by university peers Celebrating 107 years young Residents still divided on placement of solar panels at community hall Speaker to address sustainability resilience Slimmon Fireweed appearing Oct 22 Hopscotch for Hope raises 22 000 for two childrens charities school Township supports 153 000 application for hall project Hopscotch 4 Hope Eden Mills girls attempt world record on

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9330 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - REVIEW: Wizard of Oz a treat for all ages
    Fifty two local children play the notorious Munchkins for this production Working in shifts they are a lucky and talented gang Also in a starring role as Toto is Tilley the Norfolk Terrier a canine cutie that is always on cue Jackie Mustakas as the miserable Miss Gulch rode the bike on stage with mean aggression and played the part of the Wicked Witch of the West with wonderful flair and frightful expression Drayton Entertainment favourite Karen K Edissi stars as Auntie Em and Glinda the Good Witch with vivacious skill Brian McKay as Wizard of Oz and Professor Marvel lends a touch of bravado and great kindness to his roles Set designer Jean Claude Oliver has fashioned a series of elaborate scenes with ingenious creativity A tornado complete with flying cow and twirling house the giant superimposed face of the mighty Oz and scary forests are among them Costume designer Rachel Berchtold we hope had some of the work cut out for her in the costume department with so many to create Flowery munchkins apple trees Winkies people as a poppy field that turns into a snow field and a sweeping black and Gothic looking costume for the wicked witch added much enjoyment The Wizard of Oz is directed by Drayton Entertainment favourite Adam Furfaro music direction by Peter Aylin and choreography by Linda Garneau It runs until Dec 18 and is almost sold out For tickets call 519 747 7788 or visit www draytonentertainment com November 25 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10481 (2016-02-16)
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