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Join 2019 TOsketchfest Best of the Fest winners Sex T-Rex live in #PrinceEdwardCounty for one night only in a remount of an award-winning comedic spectacle.

Watch Out Wildkat is a hilarious and loving send up of the Western genre, complete with train explosions, bar brawls, bear fights, horse chases, and tumblin tumbleweeds all performed with simple props, puppetry and physical comedy. Set in the post-Civil War American South it tells the story of Wildkat McReady, a tough as nails bounty hunter who teams up with the Devil to find the man who murdered her Pa.

PLUS… improv by Comedy Country’s host company, local merrymakers The County’s Artisanal Comedy Troupe: Taste That!

It’s gonna be another laugh-out-loud summer with The County’s summer comedy series, Comedy Country – Big Laughs in Rural Places.

Buy your tickets online here or risk them at the door.

 

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Join award-winning comedy troupe Sex T-Rex for a workshop that will bring a new level of action and physicality to your work on stage! Using stage combat, puppetry and improv techniques, Sex T-Rex will help you make the most of the audience’s imagination to create bold, ambitious and inventive theatre.

SEX T-REX

Sex T-Rex is a multi award-winning, Toronto based comedy company (2018 & 2015 Just For Laughs Best Comedy, 2016 Second City Award for Most Outstanding Comedy, 2019 Best of Fest at Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival) with seven original plays and hundreds of improv shows under their cretaceous belts. A company in residence at Bad Dog Comedy Theatre, they also regularly perform at such venues as The Second City and Comedy Bar.

www.sextrexcomedy.com

COMEDY CLASSES: Cinematic Action on Stage with SEX T-REX
Saturday, August 17, 2019 – 11am – 2pm

Athol Rec Centre (1685 County Rd. 10, Cherry Valley)

This workshop is intended for: improv nerds, theatre punks, comedy posses, and creative explorers.

Workshop fee: $40
Space is limited!

Enroll online here!

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Thanks to all our wonderful volunteers who helped out and to all our volunteer bakers who donated wonderful cakes and goodies that were paired with strawberries from Laundry Farms and vanilla icecream.

Special thanks to the members of the Athol Recreations Committee:

Glen, Braydon, Janet, Susan, Gavin, Barb and Ramesh.

Additional thanks to Meghan Van Horne for her wonderful raffle cake, Honey Pie Hives and Herbs for a wonderful gift basket for our raffle and Comedy Country for tickets to the August 17th show.

 

Thank you to our awesome Raffle ticket seller Dawn.

 

Photos by Ramesh Pooran

36th Annual Art & Craft Sale

Presented by Prince Edward District Women’s Institute.
One day only Thursday, Aug. 1st. 9 am till 7pm
Admission $5.00 under 12 free! Free parking.
Don’t miss it! Over 200 juried Artisans @ Picton Fairgrounds
375 Main St. East 
4 buildings plus outside vendors.
Show proceeds go to County Accessible Transportation and to various Community projects.

 

We are accepting baked item donations tomorrow at the hall starting at noon and up until the event starts at 5 pm.

Hulling is tonight starting at 7pm.  Bring your own knife.

Spread the word!



Carrie will be continuing with yoga on Tuesday mornings 9:30-10:30 am

throughout July and August.  Thursday and Friday classes will resume in the fall.

You know Summer is really here when the Athol Recreation Committee hosts their annual Strawberry Social.  Want to help out at the event?  Donate a cake, cupcake, pie, tart, cookie?  Anything that goes well with strawberries and Icecream.  Then please email susanwallis@kos.net.  or call 613-476-2554.  Are you willing to help hull strawberries on Tuesday night at the hall starting at 7 pm?  Then call Glen at 613-476-2554 or email gwallis@rogers.com.

 

Big thank you to the Athol Recreation Committee lead by member Ramesh Pooran for a wonderful night of music.  We hope we can do something like this again real soon….

Thanks to Annelise Noronna for acting as host.  And to all the wonderful musicians, Justin Rutledge, Matt Barber, and Lisa Bozikovic.  Thanks, Emerson Pringle for lighting.  To the Athol Committee members, Braydon, Candace, Bonnie, Susan and Janet for all their help.

Here are a few photos from the evening Courtesy Ramesh Pooran.