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Announcing the Welland Horticultural Society Rose and Flower Show winners

Announcing the Welland Horticultural Society Rose and Flower Show winners

Everything was coming up roses at Wesley United Church in Welland as the Welland Horticultural Society held its annual Rose and Flower Show. “This year, we have several new entries on top of our regular entries,” Welland Horticultural Society president Lisa DeYoung said. The society has been in around for 99 years, next year, they […]

Canada Day regatta returns to Welland

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Canada Day regatta returns to Welland

The Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) is welcoming more than 600 athletes to the waterway on July 1, 2017, to compete in the Canada Day Regatta. Organized by the Dominion Day Regatta Association (DDRA), the 133 year-old event attracts athletes from novice to advanced. The Canada Day Regatta is unique because it is features competition […]

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Youth talent rocks Days in the Park

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Youth talent rocks Days in the Park

Story and photos by Heather Dilts-Baiano – Crafts, food, face painting, bouncy houses and music greeted the public at Days in the Park. The sun played hide and seek most of the day, but community came together to celebrate. Dario Smagata, Ontario’s Jr. Citizen of the Year and member of the Coronation Ball committee, was volunteering […]

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Ducks will race down the Welland Canal for the first time this June

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Ducks will race down the Welland Canal for the first time this June

What better way to kick off summer than in downtown Welland, along the canal, for a rubber duck derby. Join the Rotary Club of Welland on June 25th for their first annual duck race at Division street Welland. The race starts at 12 p.m. sharp, a great way to enjoy some fun prior to the […]

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Drums across the canal: the Welland Dragon Boat Festival

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Drums across the canal: the Welland Dragon Boat Festival

Drums could be heard all around the Welland International Flatwater Centre Saturday June 10 as crews participated in annual The Welland Dragon Boat Festival. Crews from all over Niagara and beyond competed in the annual event run by The Welland Heritage Council & Multicultural Centre, The funds raised through the festival go towards the centre’s shelter, […]

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A Rose Queen and her new court

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A Rose Queen and her new court

In with the new and out with the old. A new queen has taken her reign along with her new court at the Welland Rose Festival 2017 Coronation Ball held at the Riverstone Event Centre, Friday, June 9. Out going 2016 Rose Queen Jen Marsh on the experience of being Rose Queen for the past […]

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