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Legends night packed for final in concert series

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Legends night packed for final in concert series

Merritt Park Ampitheatre in Welland was packed Friday night as Tim ‘E’ and the Yes Men, The Ultimate Elvis Experience wrapped up the Concerts on the Canal Series. Legends Night is the sixth of the concert series that was put on by the Welland Downtown BIA and the North Welland BIA this summer. Record numbers […]

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Canadian Author Series line up 2015/16

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Canadian Author Series line up 2015/16

The Canadian Author Series opens Tuesday Sept. 8 at Roselawn Centre for the Arts in Port Colborne. “We are thrilled to welcome back Ann-Marie MacDonald, author, actor, playwright and host of CBC TV’s Doc Zone, on Tuesday, Sept. 8.  Fall on Your Knees and The Way The Crow Flies were massive literary hits, and her […]

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Artists and youth united by grant

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Artists and youth united by grant

Together with a grant from the Niagara Region, The City of Welland is bringing culture and collaboration together, according to a press release from the City of Welland. The press release stated: “The Niagara Investment in Culture Grant is making the Sustainable Public Art Revitalizing Community (SPARC) project possible with a $16,875 investment towards the […]

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Full house at Classic Rock Night

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Full house at Classic Rock Night

It was a full house at Concerts on the Canal Friday at the Merritt Park Ampitheatre in Welland. Practically Petty, a tribute to the music of Tom Petty warmed up the appreciative crowd. The stage was then set, as darkness settled in, for Fleetwood Nicks, a tribute to the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie […]

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Drama club for kids wraps up with play presentation

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Drama club for kids wraps up with play presentation

The Drama Club for Kids, run by Director Cheryl MacMillan, happened throughout the summer as part of the Port Colborne Public Library’s summer programming.  Fifteen young actors, ages 5 to 12, participated in the six-week session.  The Drama Club for Kids ended with a final performance of “The Deal” held at the L.R. Wilson Heritage […]

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Looking for new members; Niagara Handweavers & Spinners Guild

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Looking for new members; Niagara Handweavers & Spinners Guild

The Niagara Handweavers & Spinners Guild is looking for a few good men and women of all ages, basically, anyone who is interested in exploring the art of weaving and spinning. “One of our main purposes of our Guild is to stimulate a renewed interest in weaving and spinning and to unite the weavers of […]

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