Thursday Oct. 17, 2019

Oct. 17, 2019

17 oct, 2019

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CommuniTree CONFERENCE from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Just Food Farm, Big Red Barn, 2nd floor - 2391 Pepin Court in Blackburn Hamlet. Check in and registration at 8 a.m. The Conference will include various panels, a networking break and a tour of a Community Food Forest. This is an opportunity for community members to share tree-related stories, data and projects and provide attendees with new ideas, information and resources to carry out tree-related initiatives in their communities.

HALLOWE'EN HIJINX from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum. A day of family-friendly Halloween fun at the museum! Wear your costume and explore the origins of Halloween traditions as you collect some yummy treats along the way. Complete a scavenger hunt, create your own masquerade mask and more! Cost: $19.75 per family (2 adults + children); $7.75 adults; $5.50 seniors, children and students. Children 5 and under are free.

THE GLOUCESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY will present a talk by military historian Captain Steven Dieter entitled “From Normandy to the Scheldt.” This will take place at 2 p.m. at the Beechwood National Memorial Centre, 280 Beechwood, and will include a guided tour of the National Military Cemetery for those who wish to take it. Admission is free.

ORLEANS COMMUNITY SPAGHETTI SUPPER AND SILENT AUCTION hosted by the Orléans Lions Club from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the basement of St. Joseph Church, 2757 St. Joseph Blvd. Tickets: Adults $13 ; Children under 12 $5 available at th door or in advance from members or by sending an e-mail to (or call Lion Jean Paul at 613-830-7035). Tickets include spaghetti and freshly made sauce with buns, dessert, tea and coffee. Cash bar. All profits to support Camp Banting, a summer camp for kids with diabetes.


Orléans pair end outdoor
lacrosse season on a high note
By Fred Sherwin
Sept. 5, 2019

A pair of Orléans lacrosse players ended the box lacrosse season on high note last month, competing for Team Ontario in the national championships in Coquitlam, B.C.

Julien Belair and Tristan Caldwell were named to the team after helping the Gloucester Griffins win a silver medal in the bantam division at the Ontario championships in Durham last month.

The Griffins went into provincials as regional champs and acquitted themselves extremely well. They actually held a 4-2 lead late in the B Championship game against the Huntsville Hawks before the Hawks staged a dramatic comeback, scoring a pair of goals in the final three minutes to tie the game and then notching the winning goal in overtime.

At the national championships in Coquitlam, Team Ontario went 4-0-1 to top the table in the round robin portion of the tournament. They then beat Saskatchewan 20-0 in the semi-final to earn a ticket to the gold medal game against the host team from B.C. which they won 8-3.

Caldwell and Belair both scored two of goals and added an assist in the semi-final against Saskatchewan, while Belair also scored a goal and added a pair of assists in the final.

Belair ended the tournament with seven goals and eight assists in seven games. Caldwell scored five times and added two assists.

It’s the first time any lacrosse player from Orléans has played at the national level. To have two players from the same area play together is a remarkable achievement and speaks volumes about the Gloucester Griffins minor lacrosse program.

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(This story was made possible thanks to the generous support of our local business partners.)



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