Public Notices/Announcements - Chatham - Free Yoga in the Park at Talbot Trail Place

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Free Yoga in the Park! Talbot Trail Place, 24 John St. W. Blenheim, Ontario Sessions run from 7:00-8:00 PM every Tuesday in July and August! Bring your friends and your own mat 

Public Notices/Announcements - Muskoka - Bracebridge Flood Financial Assistance Deadline

Submitted by sacton on Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:34
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MEDIA RELEASE - 2019 Flood Recovery Update No. 5 - Registration for Financial Assistance   BRACEBRIDGE, ON – The Town is in the process of establishing a 2019 Flood Relief Committee to assist in distributing donation proceeds that have been collected to support those impacted by the flooding events that occurred in April and May, 2019. Bracebridge residents that were impacted by the recent flooding events, and are in need of financial assistance for recovery activities, are encouraged to register by contacting the Town of Bracebridge at 705-645-6319 ext. 262 and be prepared with basic information for residents of the impacted property. The deadline for registration is July 26, 2019. The Canadian Red Cross has been registering Bracebridge residents since the onset of the flooding events.  If residents have already registered with the Canadian Red Cross, there is nothing further that is required at this time.  Registrants will be contacted directly to advise of next steps.  In order to best determine financial need and how to most appropriately distribute donation proceeds, the 2019 Flood Relief Committee will be developing a basic application to be completed by registrants.

Public Notices/Announcements - Chatham - Artcrawl Parade July 26, 5-10pm

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:28
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ARTcrawl is BACK! This year's theme? *PARADE* Definition? To walk or march in public in a formal procession or in an ostentatious or attention-seeking way... ...Let's seek some attention, all you art lovers ;) Featuring openings at ARTspace and the Thames Art Gallery, and downtown businesses animated by local art, artists, and artful experiences, join us July 26th as the downtown comes alive and we parade ART around our charming and historic Chatham. The details: Who: ARTspace, Thames Art Gallery, any participating business, and lots of your favourite local artists What: A FREE evening of Art and Culture spread throughout the downtown core Where: Downtown Chatham - event map coming soon! When: July 26th, 5-10pm How to participate: 1. Pick out an amazing, colourful, and Parade worthy outfit! 2. Clear your schedule July 26th, grab some friends, and crawl to downtown Chatham 3. Choose your own ARTventure! Pick up a mapped guide at ARTspace, the Thames Art Gallery, or any participating business and wander your way through the evening. 4. The Crawl is free, so you can save your pennies and shop our downtown businesses, some of whom will be staying open until 8pm! 5. Did we say dress up in a parade worthy outfit?! Stay close to us here, and follow us (ARTspace Thames Art Gallery The Cultural Centre Chatham Capitol Theatre) online as we continue to drop more details about this fun, festive, summertime, and smalltown art experience. Let's connect ART and PEOPLE in CHATHAM-KENT this July 26th, and beyond! See you soon ;)

Public Notices/Announcements - Muskoka - Missing Girls Found Safe In Alqonquin Park

Submitted by sacton on Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:28
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(SMOKE LAKE, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is happy to report that two teenagers, missing in Algonquin Park have been found safe. An OPP Canine Unit located the girls late this morning, July 15, 2019. Officers report that the girls are in good health and have been reunited with their families, who had travelled to the area. The girls had made it about a quarter of the way toward their destination when they realized they had left the trail and were lost. They drew on their education about being in the forest and practiced the message of "hug a tree". When lost in the forest it is always best to stop and stay where you are, rather than continuing on, possibly farther from any trails and potential rescue. The girls were reported missing at approximately 10:00 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019. A major search effort began on Saturday morning as members of the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), front line members from several OPP detachments, and several OPP Canine Units converged on the area assisted by Park Wardens and members of the Ontario Search and Rescue Volunteer Association (OSARVA). An OPP helicopter and a float plane from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests also took part in the search. The girls, despite becoming lost, did the right things by staying put and rationing their food and water. They had a tent and other camping equipment and limited supplies. The OPP would like to thank our partners and members of the public for support during the search.

Public Notices/Announcements - Muskoka - Huntsville Mayors Golf Tournament

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Get ready to tee-off for the annual Mayor’s Golf Tournament, taking place on Thursday September 12th at the Grandview Mark O’Meara and Inn Golf Courses in Huntsville. Every year the event focuses on a charitable theme and proceeds from this year’s tournament will support healthcare and health related causes in our community. This year the event will raise funds for the Huntsville Hospital Foundation, Community Living Huntsville, Enliven Centre for Wellbeing in Cancer, and Christine’s Place Pregnancy and Family Support Center. Mayor Aitchison expressed his thanks for the continued support for the event, “We are so pleased that this event continues to grow every year. Last year we raised over $60,000 for healthcare in Huntsville and this year, we hope to beat that, with a goal of $65,000.” Devonleigh Homes is proud to be the returning title sponsor of this event and echo’s the sentiments of the Mayor, “It is our privilege to live, work, and play in this vibrant wonderful community. We are thrilled to support an event that gives back so much,” said Andrew Kidd, President of Devonleigh Homes. The 2019 tournament is expected to fill up quickly, so players wishing to reserve a spot are encouraged to do so as soon as possible by submitting a player registration form available at Huntsville.ca. Participants can register individually, or as a team of four for $250 per person and enjoy 18 holes on the prestigious Mark O’Meara course, with lunch, prizes, cocktails, and a fabulous dinner prepared by the Grandview Culinary Team. Again this year, is the option to play 18 holes of golf on the shorter Grandview Inn course, with prizes, cocktails and dinner for only $125.00 per player.

Public Notices/Announcements - Muskoka - Festival Of The Sound

Submitted by sacton on Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:02
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The Festival of the Sound is proud to celebrate its 40th season with a programme filled with world-class musicians, both old favourites and emerging young artists. Three weeks of chamber and classical music is supplemented with two very special weekends: an exciting night of tango with sounds of Buenos Aires anchors the Folk Weekend while the Jazz Weekend features a riveting celebration of the life of Joni Mitchell, as well as the perennial highlight the Toronto All-Star Big Band. The Festival includes 5 musical cruises and over 60 other events. Only in Parry Sound!

Public Notices/Announcements - Chatham - Downtown Dresden Summer Night Market

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The Downtown Dresden Night Market Team is coming back with its 2nd annual Summer Night Market! Join us for some great shopping from local Dresden businesses, makers and artisans from across the region, live music, food, drinks, entertainment, and more! We'll be in downtown Dresden at the intersection of St. George and Main all evening on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Admission is free!