Archive for May 1st, 2013

Mark your Calenders! Here’s what’s happening at the Athol Town Hall in MAY.


Cherry Valley Women’s Institute POTLUCK at 12 noon and at 1 p.m.,  Cherry Valley resident Karol Dulmanis – soap maker and co-owner of the wonderful ‘The Store In Cherry Valley’ – will talk to us about Herbal Medicines. This will be held at the Athol Town Hall. Everyone welcome. For more info please call Mary Lou at 613-476-6590.


Our regular GAMES NIGHT takes place! All welcome.


At 9 a.m. The Cherry Valley Women’s Institute will be having their annual PIE sale with the addition of other delicious baked items. Held at the Athol Town Hall. Come early so as not to be disappointed!!



THE TORONTO ZOO Adopt-a-Pond Program presents ‘FROG WATCH & TURTLE TALLY’ from 11am to 2pm

Watch Toronto Zoo’s presentation (designed for a family audience) from 11 to 12 at the Athol Hall, then drive of walk (less than 1km) for a free hotdog BBQ lunch at a frog and turtle pond!

East Lake
, and the marshes surrounding it, are filled with many exciting species of wildlife, like the rare blue leopard frog and painted turtles! At this family event, children will learn how to identify local frogs and turtles and how to send their tallies to update the Zoo website. A trip to a local pond will help foster a continuing interest in these species and their natural habitat.

Pre-register recommended: Barbara or Colin 613.476.5024 or email foel@bell.net with your name and number of people attending.FrogTurtle

Note: The Athol Rec Committee will be in charge of refinishing the wood floors at the Athol Town Hall from May 4 to 11.

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Yes it’s the first Friday of a glorious month! Hope to see you at Games night this Friday from 7:30 onwards. Bring your current favourite game, or play scrabble, dominoes, cards, crokinole, rummoli, ping pong or ? Adults only. But some fun family and children events are coming up soon. Happy Spring!


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