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  • Next step: Council meeting – Tuesday Sept. 16/14 – 6 pm — MM Town Hall on Old Perth Rd.  September 16, 2014
    Please put on some RED and attend this meeting to remind council you care and are paying attention. There are 2 river-related items on the Town Council’s agenda for Tuesday night: Item H, 1st point (Committee of the Whole Consent Items, #4) relates to theAppleton Wetlands and ends with: “… NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council approve […] […]

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  • Tourism Ministry heritage consultant contributes to the discussion about Heritage Districts September 16, 2014
    Andrew Jeanes posted this comment on the Millstone site. We wanted to make sure that our readers see it so are posting it as an article  Hi all, I’m Andrew Jeanes and I work for the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport on heritage matters. Some of you may recall I attended the public information […] […]

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  • Almonte and District Horticultural Society meeting September 16, 2014
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  • Seeing nature from the water on another successful MVFN Canoe Camp September 16, 2014
    by Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists After substantial rainfall during the first twenty-four hours, beautiful sunshine and mirror-like waters greeted the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists (MVFN) for their seventh annual Canoe Camp, held at Charleston Lake Provincial Park. The event held Friday September 5 to Monday September 8, was organized by MVFN me […]

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  • Gardening in Almonte: Let’s make it a ton!! September 16, 2014
    by David Hinks The end of the Great Veggie Grow-off is coming up fast! The final weigh- in and crowning of the victor will take place October 11, at 10:30 am at the Carleton Place Farmers’ Market. It is the final day of the market and it corresponds with World Food Day. To date over […] […]

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  • Mississippi Mills resident John Fowler questions the need for change to our official plan September 15, 2014
    The mayor and some councillors are on a campaign to make changes  to our official plan that can fundamentally change the nature, esthetics and pleasure of life in our community. Our current official plan is a good one, developed through careful work over years with the community and widely supported by the community, including the town planner. […] […]

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  • Almonte home for rent September 15, 2014
    3 bedroom, 2 bath, 5 appliances, renovated single family home. Immaculate. $1450 + utilities available October 1, 2014 613-795-3720 […]

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  • Class Environmental Assessment – Bridge Renewal on Ramsay Concession 6D September 15, 2014
    Notice of Study Commencement The Corporation of the Town of Mississippi Mills is studying the structural renewal of the Bridge on Ramsay Concession 6D over the Indian River, 0.45 km North of Clayton Road . The project is being planned under Schedule B of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment.  The goal of this type of […] […]

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  • Almonte one bedroom condo for rent September 15, 2014
    Available October 27th for 6 months Ground floor……Fully furnished No smoking and preferably no pets Heat and water included If interested, contact Bob at 613-256-3565 […]

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  • Nature for Life September 15, 2014
    Nature can make us happier, smarter and feel better? Really, it’s that simple? Yes, there is a strong connection between spending time in nature and overall health and well-being. Children who spend time in nature are more likely to have healthier social behaviour, improved self-esteem, resilience, ability to learn and concentrate, as well as environmental [ […]

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09/17/2014 – Open Celtic Jam September

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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09/20/2014 – Millworkers’ Reunion September

The museum invites all former workers from textile mills in Appleton, Almonte, Carleton Place and Perth, or their representatives, to come out and enjoy a pleasant time meeting former acquaintances and sharing memories. The Barley Shakers band will e. […]

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09/20/2014 – Pig Roast September

Music by Brea Lawrenson. Get tickets early at Legion.

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09/20/2014 – Ottawa Summer String Ensemble September

28-piece string orchestra, conducted by Donnie Deacon, performing music by Elgar, Grieg, Holst and a piece sure to delight fiddle fans, by Ottawa composer Randy Demmon.A portion of proceeds will support Mississippi Mills Cultural Plan initiatives & r. […]

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09/21/2014 – European Renaissance meets Ottawa Valley September

Did you ever wonder what the Log Driver’s Waltz might have in common with anonymous 14th century love song Dal Bel Castel?The Shuffle Season is a brand new band formed by three old friends from New Brunswick, England and Belgium. They share a love of. […]

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09/24/2014 – Lanark Immigration Community Forums September

1-hour brainstorming sessions, held throughout Renfrew & Lanark Counties.Sep 5 Arnprior Masonic HallSep 17 Carleton Place ArenaSep 19 Renfrew Rec Ctr GymSep 24 Lanark CivitanSep 25 Perth Public LibraryOct 2 Almonte Old Town Hall/////6-7pm. Brainstorm. […]

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09/24/2014 – Open Celtic Jam September

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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09/26/2014 – Almonte Lectures: Beer September

Matthew Bellamy: Beer & the Brewing Industry.

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09/27/2014 – Beginner Blues Harp Workshop September

With Catriona Sturton.

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09/27/2014 – Hub’s Glitz Gala September

The Hub’s 2nd annual Glitz Gala will feature local entertainers, a live auction, a silent auction, plus canapés, a cash bar and birthday cake. Tickets are available at The Hub and Rebound in Almonte. All funds raised will support the Hub Hospice Pal. […]

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09/27/2014 – Canada Wild Photos/Music September

Nature/wildlife photographer Bill Pratt and musician/composer Ian Douglas team up to present a unique evening of audio and visual entertainment. Photos of Algonquin Park, the Yukon, and the Arctic will be presented as 3 ‘pieces’, each accompanied b. […]

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10/01/2014 – Open Celtic Jam October

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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10/02/2014 – Lanark Immigration Community Forums October

1-hour brainstorming sessions, held throughout Renfrew & Lanark Counties.Sep 5 Arnprior Masonic HallSep 17 Carleton Place ArenaSep 19 Renfrew Rec Ctr GymSep 24 Lanark CivitanSep 25 Perth Public LibraryOct 2 Almonte Old Town Hall/////6-7pm. Brainstorm. […]

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10/03/2014 – SchoolBox Latin Fiesta October

This year’s event will feature the red-hot Latin jazz fusion tunes of Azucar Jam (azucarjam.com). Tanya’s dance studio will be on hand at 7:30pm to offer a dance demo and lessons, before we go hip-to-hip with the salsa dancers at 8pm. A silent auctio. […]

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10/04/2014 – Fall Colours Nature Walk October

The event will include guided hikes for all ages and abilities. It only takes about 45 minutes for the Blueberry Express walk directly, but leisurely, up the mountain, and it’s fairly easy walking, with one short steep climb at the very top. Entertai. […]

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10/04/2014 – Fashion Show October

Last year: Alia, Tan Jay fashions. Dessert tea 1:30 or 3:30. Tickets at Pakenham Gen. Store. $10.

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10/08/2014 – Open Celtic Jam October

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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10/11/2014 – Crown & Pumpkin Studio Tour October

Oct 11-13, 10am-5pm. 26 artists at 15 stops. Painting, glass, stoneware, pottery, pewter, quilts, hats, sculptures, illustrations, photos. Oct 11-13, 10am-5pm. 26 artists at 15 stops.

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10/12/2014 – Crown & Pumpkin Studio Tour October

Oct 11-13, 10am-5pm. 26 artists at 15 stops. Painting, glass, stoneware, pottery, pewter, quilts, hats, sculptures, illustrations, photos. Oct 11-13, 10am-5pm. 26 artists at 15 stops.

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10/13/2014 – Crown & Pumpkin Studio Tour October

Oct 11-13, 10am-5pm. 26 artists at 15 stops. Painting, glass, stoneware, pottery, pewter, quilts, hats, sculptures, illustrations, photos. Oct 11-13, 10am-5pm. 26 artists at 15 stops.

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10/15/2014 – Open Celtic Jam October

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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10/18/2014 – Almonte in Concert: Valdy to Vivaldi October

From folk to Baroque, with Valdy, Nadina Mackie Jackson – bassoon, Joe Phillips – bass, Karel Roessingh – piano. Tickets at Mill St. Books or online. Valdy, bassoon, bass, piano. Tickets at Mill St. Books/online. 

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10/22/2014 – Open Celtic Jam October

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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10/24/2014 – Almonte Lectures: Forestry October

Ron Ayling — Canada & China in Forestry.

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10/25/2014 – Fall Tea & Bazaar October

St. Mary’s Council of the Catholic Women’s League of Almonte is hosting its annual Fall Tea and Bazaar at the Civitan Hall in Almonte. Visit their tea room and shop for arts and crafts, jewellery, dishes, home-baked goods, and books. Buy raffle ticke. […]

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10/25/2014 – Roast Turkey Supper October

Anniversary Supper w/all the trimmings, buns, pie.Last year: $14; $7 kids 6-12; family $38

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10/29/2014 – Open Celtic Jam October

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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11/05/2014 – Open Celtic Jam November

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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11/12/2014 – Open Celtic Jam November

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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11/19/2014 – Open Celtic Jam November

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music.Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scott. […]

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