About Townshippers’

Changes to the Townshippers’ team

It’s hard to believe nine months have gone by already, but Townshippers’ Association is very happy to announce that Maggie Severs is back from maternity leave! Maggie is resuming her role as our Eastern Townships Partners for Health and Social Services agent and will be overseeing activities and projects that help inform and engage our community. Welcome back, Maggie! We’re also excited to announce that Emily Prangley Desormeaux, who replaced

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About Townshippers on CIDI Radio

Did you know you can find in-depth reviews and interviews about all the health and cultural activities in the Brome Missisquoi area on the air at www.cidi991fm.com? Get your laptop, phone or Ipad (or your radio!) scheduled to tune in every Friday at 4 p.m. to hear the Townshippers’ Association team on About Townshippers. Bearing the same name as our regular column in the Brome County News, our radio show is repeated on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. This

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Caregivers’ Café ramps up for the fall

At one time or another we are all caregivers although many of us do not think of ourselves in that way. The Caregivers’ Café meetings in Knowlton gives people information related to themselves and to their loved ones. As well as learning to take care of their own health, caregivers benefit from learning about legal situations. The topic of legal situations will be the focus of the first Caregivers’ Café of the fall season on Saturday, September

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Literacy legacy continues

This week, two of Canada’s best musicians will perform at one of the greatest events in the Eastern Townships dedicated to benefiting literacy efforts. Our latest’s guests on Townshippers’ Association’s About Townshippers radio program on CIDI 99.1, were Wendy Seys from Yamaska Literacy Council (YLC), and Ilze Epners, the Quebec Director of the Peter Gzowski Invitational (PGI). Townshippers’ has worked closely with both these literacy champions

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Townshippers’ at the Missisquoi Museum’s Old-Fashioned Carnival

Last Saturday, August 19, Townshippers’ Association, along with twenty other community organizations, participated in the Missisquoi Museum’s Old-Fashioned Carnival and Field Day to celebrate Canada's 150th. Supported by the Canada 150 Fund, the planning committee, led by Stanbridge East resident, Mona Beaulac, had the idea of a throwing a village carnival with games to play and fun competitions, music and demonstrations of crafts like blacksmithing

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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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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
2:00 pm Exhibition: 1867-2017: 150 Years... @ Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum
Exhibition: 1867-2017: 150 Years... @ Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm
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[...]
Aug
4
Fri
2017
all day Exhibition: “The Gaze of the Art... @ Colby-Curtis Museum
Exhibition: “The Gaze of the Art... @ Colby-Curtis Museum
Aug 4 – Oct 31 all day
Exhibition: “The Gaze of the Artist: Wilbur Aaron Reaser” (1860-1942)   The Gaze of the Artist: Wilbur Aaron Reaser | August 4th- October 31st, 2017 Wilbur Aaron Reaser (1860-1942), an American artist from Ohio who studied in San Fransisco[...]
Sep
14
Thu
2017
7:00 pm CHOROMONDO WORLD MUSIC WOMEN’S C... @ Haskell Library
CHOROMONDO WORLD MUSIC WOMEN’S C... @ Haskell Library
Sep 14 2017 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 7 2018 @ 9:00 pm
CHOROMONDO WORLD MUSIC WOMEN'S CHOIR @ Haskell Library | Stanstead | Québec | Canada
CHOROMONDO, founded in 1999 by director, Allyna Harris, is an international world music women’s choir in residence at the Haskell Library and Opera House on the Canada/USA border of Quebec and Vermont. Rehearsals are weekly[...]

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