2016 Folk fest parking restrictions Strathearn
 Here’s a look at the parking restrictions being put in place on select Strathearn streets during folk fest, Aug. 4 to 7, to ensure safe passage for emergency vehicles and to reduce parking congestion in the neighbourhood. Vehicles parked in these areas without a valid permit will be subject to tag and […]

Folk fest parking restrictions


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  Strathearn Community League’s annual folk fest coffee and pastry sale is coming up, and we’re looking for volunteers to help. “It’s a great opportunity to participate in the energy of the folk fest and, in turn, help raise some good money for an important project in our community,” says president […]

Folk fest coffee and pastry sale fundraiser



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  “…plant gardens and eat what they produce” – Jeremiah 29:5 (NRSV) When Gloria Opgenorth told her husband, Joe, that their church congregation at Our Lady of Assumption Parish wanted a communal garden, he knew it would be a lot of work. Not that he minded. Joe has had a […]

“…plant gardens and eat what they produce”


The Avonmore parent and tot group met in the playground recently.
 Construction of our new community hall is expected to start this year. As we look forward to the opening of our new building, we’ll publish regular articles about the expanded programming that a new hall will bring to our community. The first article in our series looks at the benefits […]

What a new community hall could mean in Strathearn: A ...



Cactus Flower House owner Kerry Sylvester
 Strathearn is losing a significant piece of history at the end of July. When Cactus Flower House owner Kerry Sylvester closes her doors for good, it will be the first time in more than 50 years that Strathearn has been without a flower shop. “November 7, 1964, 2 guys from […]

Peddler of petals packs it in


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  New hall construction will put the Strathearn rink out of commission this season, so the Strathearn Community League wants your ideas about programming for the long winter months. Would you like to see a regular, skilled based sport night such as badminton or floor hockey? How about something more […]

Programming ideas wanted