Monthly Archives: July 2014

Sunshine Theatre Productions Presents “ART”

How much would you pay for a white painting? Would it matter who the painter was? Would it be art? Sunshine Theatre Productions is marking its 15th anniversary with a reprisal of Yasmina Reza’s award winning play “ART.” Starring Frank Fontaine, Doug Hooper and Ralph Steiner, under the direction of Kate Wisdom, ART is about one man, Serge, who buys a painting, and the volcanic reactions of his friends, Marc and Yvan, to his purchase. ‘Art’

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Two Festivals Merge into One Great New Event

This year, Cowansville’s Picnic in the Park and Fête des Générations have joined forces to create a day-long celebration for the whole family! Taking place on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at the Cowansville Municipal Beach, the first ever Journée Champêtre des generations features a day full of free activities from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Activities for seniors will be available in the morning and while young families can enjoy a variety of

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Townshippers Day Website Relaunched

The official festival website for Townshippers’ Day has been relaunched! Still in development, discover everything T-Day including the event program, entertainers, venues and other special activities as they unfold at www.TDay.ca. Be sure to refresh each page to get the latest content. Townshippers’ Day is one of the Eastern Townships English-speaking community’s most important annual events. This family friendly festival is organized annually

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Get Involved in the 35th T-Day

On Saturday, September 13, the 35 edition of Townshippers’ Day (T-Day) will be hosted by the Ville de Coaticook in partnership with their yearlong 150th anniversary celebrations.  T-Day is quickly coming together and the increased support and registration of community organizations and businesses, artisans, food vendors, and more will ensure a fun-filled day for all! Hosted at a new location annually, T-Day celebrates the creativity, heritage

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All-inclusive Weekend Getaway – for Free and for You?

Everyone dreams of having a free all-inclusive weekend getaway! Often it’s the thing of dreams or a too-good-to-be-true scam. But this is not the run of the mill computerized cruise trip announcement! If you are a young post-secondary graduate who is feeling undecided about where you belong and looking for a place to call your own, this getaway is tailor-made for you! The Make Way for YOUth (MWFY) Project encourages post-secondary graduates between

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Calling All Community Groups and Food Vendors!

On September 13, 2014, Townshippers’ Association in partnership with Coaticook’s 150th anniversary celebrations will be holding the 35th edition of Townshippers’ Day in Coaticook! Townshippers’ Day (also known as T-Day) brings current, former, and honorary members of the historic Eastern Townships together to celebrate the contributions and vibrancy of the English-speaking community.  English-speakers of all linguistic backgrounds, as well

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Excel in the Estrie Essay Winners

Three seniors from Alexander Galt Regional High School have been named this year’s Excel in the Estrie Essay winners.  Finalists Robert Weary, 16, of Sherbrooke, Meggie Bolduc, 17, of Cookshire-Eaton, and Frédéryk Johnson, 17, of East-Angus, shared the prize award totalling $750 and were awarded following  Townshippers’ Association’s annual general meeting on June 20 in Orford. Coinciding with Hooked on School Days in Estrie, the essay

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