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Marking the occasion of Photography Month, Uplands has joined with 11 other cultural centres to present photographic exhibitions. In the Uplands art gallery, the works of Perry Beaton, Jean-pierre Paradis, Kate Reed and Toshiro Tsubokura will join together for the exhibit Intersection. Outside, the large format images of Regalia Native Pride, will enliven the wooded area of Uplands. Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre, 9 Speid Street in Sherbrooke (borough of Lennoxville) is open Wednesday to Sunday 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The exhibits will run until October 29.
The Richmond-melbourne United Church, 247 Principale Sud, Richmond, will hold its annual Chicken Pie Supper on Saturday, October 21 starting at 4:30 p.m. Come and enjoy a delicious homecooked meal of chicken and biscuits, squash, peas, coleslaw, homemade rolls, pies and coffee or tea. Admission charged. A time to share a meal with a friend and not have to cook it yourself!
A month earlier! Frontier Animal Society will hold their annual Auction on Sunday, October 22. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the Auction starts at 1 p.m. We’ve moved again to a bigger location this year: the old Catholic Church Hall, 94 Principale, Beebe. For further information call Mary Rolland 819-838-1421.
The Estria Quintet’s 2017-2018 season is finally here and begins on Saturday, October 28 (at St. Elizabeth’s Church in North Hatley) and Sunday, October 29 (at the Uplands Cultural and Heritage Center in Sherbrooke) at 3 p.m. with the Quintet for oboe and strings by classical composer Antonin Reicha, and one of the greatest masterpieces by Johannes Brahms: his Quintet for clarinet and strings opus 115. Featuring the new Estria String Quartet (Julie Garriss and Lydia Gasse, violins; Christian Lampron, viola; and Erich Kory, cello) with oboist Étienne de Médicis and clarinetist Pauline Farrugia. Admission charged. Afternoon tea available at Uplands and reservations are mandatory. Contact 819842-1072 or email@example.com to reserve or for more information. Estria thanks Le Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec for their generous support.
The Bishop’s/champlain Refugee Student Sponsorship Committee are holding their annual Used Book Sale at the Lennoxville United Church, 6 Church Street, on Thursday, October 19 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, October 20 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, October 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Most books are $1. or less. At noon Saturday, October 21, there is a $5 bag sale. If you have books in good condition to donate please bring them to the church on Tuesday, October 17 between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday, October 18 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. or Thursday, October 19 between 9 a.m. and noon.
Inside Sale (household items, tables, chairs, AC units, lamps, dressers, recliners, pictures, paintings and much more) at the former Grace Christian Home, 1501 Campbell Street, Huntingville on Friday, October 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, October 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds go to Grace Village Project Fund. Information: 819-563-7750 (the Loughheeds).
Fall Roast Beef Supper on Saturday, October 21 to benefit Beulah United Church, 967 Main, Ayer’s Cliff. Settings at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Come and enjoy a delicious meal of Roast Beef with homemade gravy, horseradish, mashed potatoes, squash and peas, coleslaw, bread, tomato juice, coffee, tea, and assorted pies. To reserve your tickets please call Wendell Cass 819846-7180 or Dean Young 819-838 5815. Admission charged. Everyone is welcome!
Annual Turkey Supper and prize-giving of Sherbrooke-compton Plowing Match on Friday, October 20 at the Ives Hill Community Hall at 7 p.m. RSVP before Tuesday, October 17 by calling Felicia Kirby 819-572-2413.
There will be a Fall pot-luck Supper on October 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Centre Communautaire de Brookbury, 571 Route 255, Bury. As well, there will be a silent auction. Info: Brenda Bailey 819884-5984.
The Massawippi Valley Refugee Support Group are holding a fundraising evening on Saturday, October 14, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., at the Burrough’s Falls Hall, Route143, Ayer’s Cliff. Enteraintment by Slightly Haggard. Admission charged. Info: 819838-4797 or 819-838-4912.
Bulwer Community Center 500 card parties on Thursdays, October 12 and October 26, starting at 1:30 p.m. The price includes a lunch following the play of cards and distribution of prizes. The Bulwer Community Center is at 254 Jordan Hill Road, Bulwer.
The Bulwer Branch of the Quebec Farmers’ Association will meet at the Bulwer Community Centre on Thursday, October 12 at 8:30 p.m. Pot-luck lunch. All welcome.
Bingo on Wednesday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. sharp at the A.N.A.F. Unit 318, 300 St. Francis Street, Lennoxville. Everyone is welcome! Info: 819-346-9122.
Osher Lifelong Learning Fall Lecture Series: Wednesday, October 18. Topic: Kurt Valenta presents “The Black Bear: Nature’s Voracious Eater,” Hebard State Office Building in Downtown Newport, 2nd Floor Conference Room. Free parking and handicap access. Refreshments and conversation follows each presentation. Info: Suzi 802-673-9499 or www.learn.uvm.edu/osher (click on statewide site -Newport).
At the Lennoxville-ascot Historical and Museum Society gathering on Monday, October 16 at 7 p.m., Susan Mastine will give a talk entitled “The Art of Ploughing.” Everyone is welcome to join us at Uplands, 9 Speid St., Sherbrooke (Borough of Lennoxville). Information: 819564-0409.
Gently Used Clothing Sale: The CFUWSD Grannies are having their annual clothing sale at Centre Amedée Beaudoin, Lennoxville, on Friday the 13th of October from 3 p.m. to 8:00 p.m and Saturday, Octiber 14 from 9 until 2.00 p.m. Info: 819-829-1810.
Health Link info session: Hero in 30TM. Wednesday, October 18, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Armoury Community Centre, 563 Main. Lunch – donation, must reserve in advance with Kim Fessenden at 819-8723771, ext. 2.
Hillbilly Hoedown at Trinity Anglican Church Hall, 409 South St., Cowansville on Saturday, October 14, 7-11 p.m. Entertainment by acting hillbillies Jimmy, Fred, Alan, Arnold & Bob (Country Folks Band). Give your imagination free reign. The more entertaining dress the better. This is a
“let your hair down” night to laugh, relax and have a great time. Door prizes, ? and ? drawing, male and female prize from best costume (costume optional). Support the church and food bank. Admission charged.
The Richmond County Historical Society Harvest Luncheon will be held on Sunday, Octber 22 at noon at Le Temps des Cerises, 79 du Carmel St., Danville. A delicious meal will be served followed by a guest speaker. The speaker is Mr. Richard Pedneault who is the Directorcurator of the Laurier Museum in Arthabaska. He will speak about Sir Wilfred Laurier, the Laurier Museum and the Post Office Museum nearby which is also an art gallery featuring well-known artists of the area. Admission charged. For reservations, please call Don or Esther at 819-826-2793 by Tuesday, October 17. Cancellations should be made 48 hours before. Later a cavalcade will be organized to visit both the Museum and the Art Gallery nearby.
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church is celebrating 175 years and invite you to an afternoon musical with “In-a-chord” vocal trio, accompanist Donald Patriquin, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 21. 1169 Route 243, Melbourne. Refreshments served. Admission at the door.
Lennoxville Elementary School P.P.O. Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser on Friday, October 20, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the school cafeteria (1 Academy St., Lennoxville). A fabulous feast of salad, rolls, spaghetti, juice or coffee & dessert. Admission charged, family price. A great way to enjoy a delicious home cooked meal without having to do the cooking or dishes. Raffle. All proceeds go to buying sports equipment.
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Carlton Persons, who lives in West Brome, celebrated his 90th Birthday, with family and friends, on October 9.