*Free if room is available for Church events, service club events, and recognized charitable org. only. *Send all activities or changes by Monday, 3 p.m., at least one week before the event, only by email at journal@ stanstead-journal.com (not responsible for typing errors) USED BOOK SALE – at Lennoxville United Church, 6 Church Street, Thur., Oct. 22nd, 4 - 8 p.m., Fri. Oct. 23rd, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sat. Oct. 24th 9 a.m. - noon. Books to donate: at church Wed. Oct. 21st:1 - 6 p.m. Thur., Oct. 22nd: 9 a.m. - noon. Bishop’s/Champlain Refugee Student Sponsorship Committee. GENTLY-USED CLOTHING SALE – Fri., & Sat. October 23rd & 24th Amédée-Beaudoin Centre, 10 Samuel-Gratham, Lennoxville, times & info: 819-8291810. UPLANDS – Fall/Winter/Spring: Tea times: Saturday & Sunday 1 to 4:30 p.m. Open Hours: Wednesday to Sunday 1 to 4:30 p.m. Info: call 819 564-0409. ACEF ESTRIE – Defense of consumers’ rights organization. Free services from third year students from Faculty of Law, ready to answer questions. Info ACEF Estrie 819-563-8144. FUN FEARLESS FITNESS – Women 16 and + highly qualified instructor. Every Monday, 6:45 - 7:45 p.m. Lennoxville French Elementary School, École St-Antoine’s Gym. Parking on Church & Speid St., Info: Sunita 819-563-9987. WELCOME WEDNESDAYS – Organized by Women’s Centre. “Get together” for coffee or tea, have a chat, meet friends, browse the library and learn to crochet. Activity room avail.1:15 - 3:45 p.m. Bring knitting or crafts.
“All About ISIS” is the topic of a special program on the Syrian situation with Professor Osire Glacier, PhD. She will explain the complexities in play behind the current Syrian refugee crisis, with special focus on ISIS – the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
United Nations Day, UUEstrie is presenting the event on Sunday, October 25, at 10:30 a.m., at UUEstrie, 201 Main St., North Hatley. All interested persons are welcome to attend. There is no admission fee.
2010, Glacier has been teaching the politics of the modern Middle East in the departments of history, religion and politics and international studies at Bishop’s. She