Keeping In Touch

Shop local this holiday season

There are so many reasons to shop local and Townships merchants have a lot to offer. If you are looking for a gift that celebrates the Townships or the region’s English-language culture, Townships Expressions has you covered with more than 100 books, music, videos, cards, calendars and more. The best part about shopping from the Expressions shop, offered by Townshippers’ Association, is that your purchase directly supports writers, musicians,

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First Do-ET career and skills days a success!

The first of three Unlock your Future: Do-ET events from Townshippers’ Association went off without a hitch at Massey-Vanier High School in Cowansville last Wednesday, exceeding all expectations, according to Project coordinator, Jayme Marrotte. In collaboration with the Massey-Vanier guidance counselor, Jayme organized a half-day event giving secondary 4 and 5 students a chance to explore their future with many diverse opportunities in the Eastern

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Preparing for Winter

The snow has started to fly, and it probably has you thinking about whether you are ready to face the coming winter months. There are always so many things to think about in the wintertime, like snowstorms (and ice storms!), power outages, winter driving, heating, and shovelling. Plus, you also need to be sure you have enough food and supplies at home to last you for a few days in case you get snowed in… and, it’s always good to know of a few

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Support your local music scene

Every big-name musician has gotten their start on a local stage, but audiences might not realize how much they get out of the local music scene. You might have the impression that if a song isn't on the radio an artist isn’t good enough to be listened to. But by the time their music is aired, everyone’s heard it. A local show gives you a chance to hear fresh music first! Local music is diverse and personal. Where else can you shake hands with

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Made in Estrie to open linguistic artistic diversity

The Estrie region’s arts and culture scene are buzzing but they can often be out of reach to artists who work mainly in English. English- and French-speaking artists, along with the Conseil de la culture de l'Estrie, Townshippers' Association, and ELAN Quebec are creating linguistic artistic diversity through Made in Estrie. Held as a 5 à 7 gathering next Tuesday, November 14, at Studio Irisium (165 Wellington nord, Sherbrooke), this

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The Perfect Home for a Long Life

We all want to live in the perfect home for a long life and there may come a time when our needs and our lifestyles lead us to consider down-sizing and re-locating. Ultimately, we hope to balance our current needs with our future needs but our choices are not always clean cut and decisions can be difficult. Do you think about wanting to reduce the demands of running a large house? Would you like to spare your children the clean-up after you are gone?

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Local employment service providers becoming better equipped to serve in English

As a result of a provincially-funded pilot project launched by Townshippers’ Association last winter, English-speaking youth will be able to access various services provided by their local Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi (CJE) in English. The project, which partners with CJEs in the Eastern Townships, has already translated close to one hundred resources into English, and the goal is to have a bilingual website for each CJE by the end of 2018. This will

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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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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”[...]
Jun
4
Sun
2017
1:00 pm Exhibition: 1867-2017: 150 Years... @ Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum
Exhibition: 1867-2017: 150 Years... @ Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – Dec 17 @ 4:30 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[...]
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[...]
Oct
5
Thu
2017
all day Arts Sutton: silent auction No 1 @ Arts Sutton
Arts Sutton: silent auction No 1 @ Arts Sutton
Oct 5 2017 – Jan 7 2018 all day
Arts Sutton: silent auction No 1 @ Arts Sutton | Sutton | Québec | Canada
Artist members’ silent auction No 1 from October 5, 2017 to January 7, 2018 Members and friends, you are invited to bet on these beautiful artworks offered by five female contemporary artists in order to[...]
Oct
14
Sat
2017
all day Exhibition: Jean-Robert Drouilla... @ Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke
Exhibition: Jean-Robert Drouilla... @ Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke
Oct 14 2017 – Jan 21 2018 all day
Exhibition: Jean-Robert Drouillard. Mon coeur est un ovni en forme de Frisbee @ Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke  | Sherbrooke | Québec | Canada
Jean-Robert Drouillard. Mon coeur est un ovni en forme de Frisbee October 14, 2017 – January 21, 2018 From the beginning, Jean-Robert Drouillard has produced life-size statues sculpted from solid wood. Carrying the ills and[...]

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