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Today's date: Thursday August 17, 2017 Vol 50 Issue 32
   
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Annual Industry Day makes splash despite rain

Annual Industry Day makes splash despite rain 
Rain or shine - The rain didn’t dampen spirits at the 27th annual Industry Day on Aug. 7 at Grand River Raceway.

Guelph Arts Council and University of Guelph School of Fine Art and Music Announce Second Round of Young Artist Mentorship Project

GUELPH - In 2017, Guelph Arts Council and the University of Guelph School of Fine Art and Music have launched the Young Artist Mentorship Project, a collaborative project that supports young artists in the critical transition from university to professional life.

Pirates descended on Marden Park

Pirates descended on Marden Park

Arrr, matey - Pirates took over Marden Park for the annual Pirate Festival over the Civic Holiday long weekend. From left: Kyle Van Beek, Kate Van Beek, Carter Wagler and Mason Wagler of Kitchener found treasure during the festival on Aug. 6. Photo by Jaime Myslik

Family Fun Day returns to Hillsburgh next weekend

Family Fun Day returns to Hillsburgh next weekend

HILLSBURGH - The party for Canada’s 150th birthday continues next weekend in the Town of Erin. The Spirit of the Hills, Hillsburgh’s Family Fun Day, is set for Aug. 19 from 10am to 2pm.

Rockwood artist celebrates Canada 150 with art show

Rockwood artist celebrates Canada 150 with art show

GUELPH - A Rockwood artist is celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary with an art show featuring paintings from across the county.

Hills of Erin Studio tour celebrates 29th year this fall

ERIN - The Hills of Erin Studio Tour is a free annual self-guided tour inviting the general public to go behind the scenes to explore artist work spaces throughout Erin, Hillsburgh and Belwood.

<em>The Snowman War</em>

The Snowman War

Youth theatre - The Grey Wellington Theatre Guild staged The Snowman War, the guild’s eighth summer production featuring local youth actors, from July 21 to 23 at the Harriston Town Hall Theatre. Performing in a scene from the production are, from left: Kathleen Faris, Sadie-Lyn Bieman, Ryan Weale and Sierra Martin. Photo by Patrick Raftis

Youth Circus Project

Youth Circus Project

Circus school - These kids ran away to the circus for a week. From July 31 to Aug. 4, 22 youths trained to learn circus tricks at a camp put on by the Youth Circus Project from Guelph at the Elora Centre for the Arts.

Belfountain Music Festival on for Aug. 18 to 27

CALEDON - From Aug. 18 to 27 the Belfountain Heritage Society is hosting the 4th annual Belfountain Music Festival, which features a rich array of music.

Clifford Homecoming a hit

Clifford Homecoming a hit

The Clifford Homecoming ran from Aug. 4 to 7 with various activities taking place throughout the Civic Holiday weekend.

Summer camp

Summer camp

Emojis team members Joshua Vanderlaan, Kandice Roth and Emma Clemmer learn how to operate a Wonder Workshop “Dash” robot during the Drayton library children’s summer program on Aug 2.

George Wendt to headline <em>Death of a Salesman</em> in Drayton Entertainment production this fall

George Wendt to headline Death of a Salesman in Drayton Entertainment production this fall

WATERLOO REGION - The tranquil village of St. Jacobs will become Hollywood North this fall with the arrival of an iconic television actor.

Summer science  program at library

Summer science program at library

Teams of youngsters familiarized themselves with robot construction using robotic cubelets, enhancing their ability to code, during the Drayton library children’s summer program on Aug 2

Drayton Fair a summer season highlight

Drayton Fair a summer season highlight

DRAYTON - The popular Heavy Horse Show will once again be part of the 161st annual Drayton Fair, which runs from Aug. 11 to 13 at the local fairgrounds. Community News file photo

Optimists on the job for Industry Day at raceway

Optimists on the job for Industry Day at raceway

Members of the Alma Optimist Club were at the Grand River Raceway in Elora on Aug. 7 selling ice cream at the track’s annual Industry Day event. Optimists on hand were, from left: Carol Geddes, Noreen Schrier, Bruce Whale and Deborah Whale.
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