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Family-friendly way to raise money for cancer research

Family-friendly way to raise money for cancer research

They came together this year, mostly the regulars, but, some new people too, to help fight cancer by taking part in the 39th annual Terry Fox Run in Port Colborne on Sunday, Sept 15/2019. “As usual, it is the best day of my year, I just love this day,” Port Colborne Terry Fox Run organizer […]

Museum hosting heritage spinning and weaving workshops

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Museum hosting heritage spinning and weaving workshops

Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum are hosting their first heritage workshops this weekend, an introduction to spinning and an introduction to weaving. “I’m excited about these ones as they will be the first workshops in our restored Timber Cabin Weaving Shed using heritage techniques,” said Abbey Stansfield, education programmer at the Port Colborne Historical […]

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Everyman Sparks a mainstay on Showboat stage

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Everyman Sparks a mainstay on Showboat stage

One of Artistic Director Derek Ritschel’s most important jobs is choosing which actors will appear on the Showboat stage every summer. Since in many ways casting can make or break a show, Ritschel and the guest director will often see dozens of hopefuls vying for the same role and debate their relative merits for weeks […]

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Preserving habitat for pollinators one ditch at a time

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Preserving habitat for pollinators one ditch at a time

Port Colborne’s Patty Moss is on a mission of public education trying to get people to help preserve the habitat for pollinators during the summer months. “It all started because I’m interested in pollination, I grow my own food, I understand the need for it,”  Moss said. “I used monarch butterflies to teach kids about […]

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Pig roast fundraiser helps raise funds for the hungry

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Pig roast fundraiser helps raise funds for the hungry

People need help all year round and the 2nd annual Port Cares Brews and Beans Pig Roast is a chance to help support those people in need. The five-hour event raises funds that help fund the vital services that are needed by the community’s most vulnerable, the families, the children, that rely on the Port […]

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Thoughtful farce on the prairie at Showboat Festival Theatre

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Thoughtful farce on the prairie at Showboat Festival Theatre

Showboat Festival Theatre press release – Prairie Nurse – on stage August 14 to 25/2019, at Showboat Festival Theatre in Port Colborne – explores big, complex issues like immigration, identity, and power dynamics. That it does so while making audiences laugh out loud makes this play by Marie Beath Badian something special. “Prairie Nurse is […]

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