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Upcoming events


DEC 12 – HOLIDAY LIGHTS DRIVE-THRU PARADE – The Navan Fair Board will be holding a drive through Holiday Lights Santa Parade on the Navan Fairgrounds from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This will be a drive through parade for vehicles only. Due to COVID restrictions everyone must remain in their cars at all times. As each vehicle passes through the fairgrounds there will be a variety of floats festooned with Christmas lights on display and Santa will be there too. Entrance to the grounds will be through the Fairgreen Road entrance only next to the Navan Curling Club. Admission is free but cash donations for the Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre food bank will be accepted by Navan Fair Board volunteers as you enter..

DEC 20 – NAVAN VILLAGE CHRISTMAS FOOD DRIVE from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Volunteers will drive through Navan to pick up food donations left on people's doorsteps. Cash donations will also be accepted at J.T. Braldey's Country Convenience Store. A truck will also be at the store from 12 noon to 3 p.m. for food donations drop offs.


 

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FRiDAY, NOV 27 – The 8th Orleans Rover Crew has taken the annual Christmas Tree and Wreath fundraiser online. Completely contactless from order to payment to delivery. Orders/payments are due Friday Nov. 27. Payments via e-transfer to treasurer@8thOrleans.ca. Deliveries made on Saturday, Dec. 5 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. For more info e-mail 8thorleanstrees@gmail.com. Funds will go towards 8th Orleans to support our Scouting activities at Group and Section level. https://tinyurl.com/8thOrleansTrees zoom.us

OCT 26 to DEC 6 – ORLEANS UNITED CHURCH'S ONLINE CHRISTMAS BAZAAR featuring unique handcrafted items, holiday and home decor, doll clothes, winter knits, woodcrafts, upcycled felted mitts, frozen foods, and more. Opens for online shopping October 26 at oucchristmasmarket.ca.

General notices

RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL FOR ADULTS – Every Wednesday at Jeanne Sauvé school, 1917 Gardenway Dr. Recreational, mixed volleyball league is recruiting members between the ages of 40 and 60. Beginners to advanced players are welcome. It's all for fun – no judgment, no competition. Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free to start. mariefrance99@hotmail.ca.

CUMBERLAND COMMUNITY SINGERS – Are you a fan of singing? Have you ever thought you might join a choir? Come join the Cumberland Community Singers, practicing on Tuesday evenings at the Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1325 Gaultois Ave. from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. This season starts Sept. 15th. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED, NO AUDITIONS. For more information, call Lynne Stacey at 613-824-0828.

THE BYTOWN BEAT SWEET ADELINE CHORUS invites you to come and join them Monday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Orléans United Church, 1111 Orléans Bvd. For more information call 613-837-9812.

 
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