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Take a seat for local arts

Townshippers’ Association is rolling out the red carpet for its new Expression Series this Saturday, October 21, with a one-night-only performance of the new musical memoire, Being Hank & Patsy, at Bandeen Hall, on the Bishop's University campus. The Expressions Series is a new performance offering that complements the Association’s Townships Expressions initiative which has been promoting artists, musicians and writers from the region’s

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An afternoon immersed in local history and culture

Historical and cultural groups play an important role in preserving and sharing heritage. Without them, we might lose precious artifacts and knowledge from our past. On Friday October 13 from 1-4 pm, the community is invited to a free afternoon of exploration of a range of collections, exhibitions and heritage treasures on display by nearly a dozen participating museums and societies from across the region, at the Eastern Townships Heritage Fair.

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Understanding Compassion Fatigue – A Workshop for Health Care Students and Professionals

When you are in the business of helping others, your wellness depends on you developing resiliency skills that will help combat compassion fatigue and burnout. But what is compassion fatigue? And how can you develop the skills to avoid burnout? On October 13, Registered Social Worker and Compassion Fatigue Specialist Amanda Rocheleau will be in Lennoxville to offer a presentation on this topic to students who are studying in healthcare-related fields,

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Second Richmond Health and Wellness Fair

Explore new ways you and your family can get healthier, happier and more involved in the community at the free Richmond Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, September 30. The Partnership for the Vitality of the English-speaking community Val‐Saint François, which includes the Richmond Regional Community Learning Center, CIUSSS-Val-Saint-Francois, Townshippers’ Association, and Val Famille, invites you to find out about local, regional and provincial

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Learn your rights while laughing out loud!

Everyone who receives care and services from a health and social services institution in Quebec has rights, a dozen of them to be exact. This autumn, Dominic St-Laurent is focusing on the funny side of healthcare to help Townshippers learn about theirs. Presented by the Eastern Townships CIUSSS-CHUS User's Committee, the free comedy show is a way to raise awareness across the general population about their rights when using any of the Centre intégré

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Let’s celebrate those who have given to our community!

The Eastern Townships English-speaking community is stronger thanks to the people that go the extra mile or inspire others to get involved. Spend an evening recognizing the impact of some exceptional individuals who are working to build a stronger community during a free awards evening with Townshippers’ Association, joined by Sue Smith host of CBC Montreal's Homerun, on Saturday, September 16, at 7 p.m. at The Piggery Theatre. Long-time volunteer

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Upcoming Health Link Sessions in Bury – Save the Dates!

Following upon the success of last year’s sessions, three new Health Link activities are in the works for this fall. These lunch-and-learn sessions, which connect the English-speaking community in the Haut-Saint-François region with health and wellness information in English, will take place at the Armoury Community Centre in Bury (563 Main) on Wednesdays on September 20, October 18 and November 22.  Details on the session topics will be

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Farewell and Thank You 2017 summer interns

Interns are amazing! They come to learn and earn while helping Townshippers’ Association’s dedicated full-time staff tackle projects, get through backlogged work and feel a little less pressure during the summer months. For community organizations such as Townshippers’, the extra hands supplied through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s Young Canada Works (YCW) internship program really make a difference. But at some point, we

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Community awards celebrate community builders

Today’s article comes from Townshippers’ Association’s Summer Intern, Kaitlyn Loomis.  After my first couple of weeks as the Communications and Culture Intern, I have made great discoveries within Townshippers' Association. One of them has been the awards and contests that Townshippers' offers the community.   First up is an essay challenge for graduating high school students. Excel in the Estrie is presented by Make Way for YOUth

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Surviving a CIA Boot Camp

Judy Lawson has a degree in Gerontology, is a Certified Food Handler, and coordinates Townshippers’ Association’s Food for Thought learning luncheons in Magog, which connects English-speaking caregivers to information expert-led resources. She writes about successfully surviving a CIA boot camp. No, not that CIA, but the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York where more than 2,000 students each year crisscross the campus in chef’s

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Community & Culture Events

Mar
19
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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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