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Eight English-speaking groups meetup to exchange ideas

  On Thursday, July 20, 2017, eight organizations representing English-speaking communities from around the region gathered in Foster, for a day of sharing ideas and knowledge. Coming from as far as Quebec City, and carpooling from Montreal and the South Shore, the organizations are all part of the Networking and Partnership Initiative (NPI), a program designed to support Quebec’s minority English-speaking communities in improving and maintaining

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Who’s your superhero?

Superheroes come in all forms, including in the form of everyday people who are making positive and inspiring contributions in their community. There are so many people doing great things in our Eastern Townships community, and Townshippers’ Association wants to recognize them, but we need your help!  Townshippers’ wants to put a celebrate those people and groups who are making a difference with our two community leadership awards, the Outstanding

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Knowlton successfully kicks off Arts Alive! Québec season

The 2017 summer edition of Arts Alive! Québec that took place in Knowlton from June 25 to July 8, was a brilliant success. The arts festival wrapped up last Saturday with a Celtic Celebration of Canada's Roots concert which included performances by a young Québécois fiddler, a master stepdancer (gigueur Québécois), Inuit throat singers and an Indian Tabla player. During the closing events, the audience was treated to the premiere of the film

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Knowlton to celebrate 150 years of Canada’s Confederation with Arts Alive! Québec

The historic village of Knowlton, on the shores of beautiful Lac Brome, will be celebrating the finest art the Eastern Townships has to offer, and everyone is invited to the 2017 edition of Arts Alive! Québec! From June 25 to July 8, locals and visitors can enjoy workshops, concerts, and shows that will prove that the Townships artistic scene is alive and kicking. Between screenplay writing and kite-making workshops, exploring outdoor theatre and

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First Health and Wellness Fair a great success

It was a beautiful day outside last Saturday, June 10, but that didn’t keep a large number of people from attending the first Health & Wellness Fair, held in English at the Lac Brome Community Center in Knowlton. Under the theme “Healthy People, Healthy Communities” community members in Brome-Missisquoi, Haute-Yamaska and surrounding areas visited the booths of 20 community and health organizations who were providing information

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Resources in English for families in Brome-Missisquoi

In celebration of Quebec Family Week from May 15-21, the Partners for Family Services in English launched a brand new brochure listing local health and social services, and community organizations that ensure access to help and support in the English language. The Resources in English for Families in Brome-Missisquoi brochure will be distributed for free to all students attending English primary schools in the area, and will also be available

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Be a part of the first Health and Wellness Fair!

Getting healthy is important but sometimes it’s hard to find local information, and then your health suffers. What better way to get healthy than to visit a health fair! Health fairs play an important role in the community because they give people access to information that is vital to their health. Healthy People, Healthy Communities is the theme for the Health & Wellness Fair happening this June 10 at the Centre Lac-Brome, 270 rue Victoria,

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Health and social services bursary closing soon!

School can be expensive, but help may be available for students living in the Montérégie-East region who are pursuing the health and social services field. With applications closing on May 12, there’s no time to delay! Offered by McGill University, and administered in the Estrie and Montérégie-East by Townshippers’ Association, the Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program offers bursaries to full-time students from

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Spreading the Word

The Blue Metropolis Foundation brings together people from different cultures to share the pleasure of reading and writing and encourages creativity and intercultural understanding. Throughout the year, the Foundation offers a wide range of educational and social programs. Spreading the Word is an exciting new resource from the not-for-profit Foundation to help retirees discover English-language writers in Quebec and start creating

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Pleins Rayons in Motion

Most cyclists set out on a trip with a plan but the creators of Pleins rayons/ Freewheeling— a bike building enterprise located in Cowansville, for autistic, intellectually challenged, and at-risk school students and young adults — have been riding into the unknown for the last year and a bit. Michael Herman, a local philanthropist well known in school circles, had the means to make a difference with the closing of a local bicycle factory. Stephane

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Head office

100 – 257 Queen Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1K7 819-566-5717 toll free: 1-866-566-5717

Branch office

3-584 Knowlton Lac-Brome, QC J0E 1V0 450-242-4421 toll free: 1-877-242-4421

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 12 pm | 1 pm - 4:30 pm
excluding statutory holidays

Community & Culture Events

Mar
19
Sun
2017
all day Exhibition: HOLD ON TO YOUR HAT! @ Musée Beaulne
Exhibition: HOLD ON TO YOUR HAT! @ Musée Beaulne
Mar 19 2017 – Jan 28 2018 all day
Exhibition: HOLD ON TO YOUR HAT! @ Musée Beaulne  | Coaticook | Québec | Canada
HOLD ON TO YOUR HAT! Museum’s collection March 19th 2017 to January 28th 2018 A costume accessory worn since Antiquity, the word “hat” comes from the old French “chapel” which emanates from the Latin “caput”[...]
Apr
23
Sun
2017
all day Exhibition: SUCH MEMORIES!… EXPO67 @ Musée Beaulne
Exhibition: SUCH MEMORIES!… EXPO67 @ Musée Beaulne
Apr 23 – Oct 22 all day
Exhibition: SUCH MEMORIES!... EXPO67 @ Musée Beaulne  | Coaticook | Québec | Canada
Expo 67 is the most important event of the centennial celebrations of Canada’s Centennial in 1967. It all begins with an idea of Quebec Senator Mark Drouin, which is realized after the withdrawal of Moscow,[...]
Jun
4
Sun
2017
all day Exhibition: 1867-2017: 150 Years... @ Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum
Exhibition: 1867-2017: 150 Years... @ Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum
Jun 4 – Dec 31 all day
Exhibition: 1867-2017: 150 Years in Lennoxville and Ascot @  Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum  | Sherbrooke | Québec | Canada
  1867-2017: 150 Years in Lennoxville and Ascot History exhibition: June 4 to December 17, 2017 This year Canada observes 150 years of its history since Confederation and 100 years since Vimy Ridge.  Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum[...]
Jun
18
Sun
2017
2:00 pm EXHIBITION: Passages entre figur... @ Musée Beaulne
EXHIBITION: Passages entre figur... @ Musée Beaulne
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm
                   « Passages : entre figuration et abstraction »                  By Artist William G. Kinnis                        From June 18 th to September 17th2017                                 * Opening reception will be held on Sunday the[...]
Jul
11
Tue
2017
all day Watercolour Exposition by Artist... @ Lennoxville Library
Watercolour Exposition by Artist... @ Lennoxville Library
Jul 11 – Sep 5 all day
Watercolour Exposition by Artist Helene Breault Mayhew @ Lennoxville Library | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Come visit the Lennoxville Library to view a wonderful collection of water colour paintings by local artist Helene Breault Mayhew. Participate in a draw for one of her paintings!

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