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SING-ALONG WITH THE F.R.O.G.s (Fully Rely On God) at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 1171 Smith Rd. in Navan. Enjoy some much loved favourites as well as some Christian music followed by a selection of sumptuous soups and baked breads. Tickets $15. Call 613-841-6248.


OPERA CANDY presents The Gourmet Adventures of Hansel and Gretel in the Richcraft Theatre at the Shenkman Arts Centre. Showtime 3 p.m. This delectable introduction to opera and lyrical singing is a treat for the eyes and ears! Tickets $20 for adults, $15 for children, and family of four $16 per person. A special workshop will be held before the show from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Come before the show to meet the artists and immerse yourself in a world of vocal experiences. You can even learn a tune and choreography so that you can sing and dance like Hansel and Gretel. Cost $15. Visit www.shenkmanarts.ca.


FRIENDS & FAMILY NIGHT hosted by the Bytown Beat Chorus. Come see what the Chrous is all about and enjoy some live entertainment from guest quartet “Key Rings” and the Ottawa Puppet Troupe at the Orléans United Church, 1111 Orléans Blvd. starting at 8 p.m. RSVP a member if you plan to attend.


120TH ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE at J.T. Bradley’s Country Convenience Store in Navan from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Join us for coffee and cake. and live entertainment. to celebrate our 120th burthday in the lead up to this year’s Bradley Cup hockey tournament on March 30.

 

Opinion

COLUMN: Proceeding with Phase 2 of the LRT is a no brainer

Normally, I wouldn’t get on a train, or a plane, or even a bus for that matter, unless I knew how much it was going to cost to reach my destination. But there are some exceptions to that rule, say in the case of a family emergency, or the guarantee of something to make it worth my while at the end of the line. Read more

 

 

It's about time: March 21, 2019

I never thought I would ever say this, but kudos to Doug Ford and the Ontario government. Just to add a caveat, there a lot of things I don’t like about the Ford government. In fact, the list is too long to write here or else I would run out of space. But their decision to ban cell phones from the classroom starting next fall is bloody brilliant. It should have been done eons ago when the first kid was caught checking his Instagram messages in biology class. Read more

 

 

GUEST COLUMN: Stop being busy and start taking control

It’s February so let’s check in on those New Year’s resolutions. Did you make any? Is that new gym membership already burning a hole in your credit card even though you forgot how to get to the gym? Read more

 

 

COLUMN: Snow, snow and more snow, what’s a man to do

That’s it, I’m done. I’ve shoveled my last shovelfull of snow. I have faced off against Mother Nature and Mother Nature has won. I am a defeated man. Read more

 

 

Rutting season: March 6, 2019

Let’s face it, we here in the nation’s capital have a propensity for complaining, especially when it comes to the weather. It’s either too hot, too cold, too wet or too dry. Read more

 

Entertainment

  Sports


Missoula Children’s Theatre returns to Orléans

Sir Will production of 'Seussical the Musical' hits all the right notes

Orléans Old Players present pair of comedy short stories


Eastern Ontario Wild advance to bantam AAA provincial tournament

Blondin, Weidemann wrap up speed skating season on a high note

Cumberland United Soccer Club merges with Capital United under Ottawa TFC banner

 
Local business

  Opinion

 


CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business

 

SANTÉ CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS CENTRE: Where healthy people go

 

180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser

 

 

 


VIEWPOINT: Proceeding with Phase 2 of the LRT is a no brainer

 

WALTER ROBINSON: The pluses (and minuses) of owning an iPhone

 

HEATHER JAMIESON: Seniors needed to help researchers investigate climate change

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