The opening scene of the play “Bare Bear Bones” by Canadian playwright Michael Grant will bring back memories to those who have arrived at campgrounds in the later hours, finding leaking coolers that have soaked their sleeping bags and malfunctions in their trailer.
Did a school teacher by the name of Millicent Milroy from the community of Galt really meet, fall in love, and have a morganatic marriage with Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor? You will have to be the judge after viewing the historical romantic comedy by Gary Kirkham. His story proves that some love can last forever.
“Canada Rocks – 150” Embro Fair theme’s décor greeted visitors as they arrived at the event Sept. 15 to 17 with a huge Canada flag painted on a pile of large square bales.
“Strangers Among Us” is the spring production of Thistle Theatre, Embro.
Two skaters from the Zorra Skating Club ended their competitive season on a very high note at the Skate Ontario Championships in Port Colborne March 17 to 19.
It is “a roller coaster of humorous insanity” “a character based comedy” is how director Terry Todd describes “The Nerd” - a two-act comedy written by American actor/playwright Larry Shue.
If you are a patron of local theatre, you would have seen Chris Cockle on stage at many productions by Thistle Theatre, ITOPA and Embro Fair’s Dinner Theatre.
“Explore 4-H” Celebrating 100 years of 4-H in Ontario is the chosen theme for the 157th Annual Embro & Zorra Agricultural Society’s Fall Fair. Fair dates are Sept. 18, 19 and 20 and all events are held at the Embro Community Centre.
Sitting at back deck of her Embro home, a bubbly teen was having a difficult time containing her enthusiasm about the next two important weeks of her dragon boat racing career during the interview.
Traditional bagpipe music filled the Embro Community Centre as piper Fraser Nagle piped the procession of graduates, staff and presenters into the hall for the Zorra Highland Park School Grade 8 recognition ceremony June 24.
There are new reasons to make the Embro Highland Games the place you visit July 1.
A kitchen witch is to bring you good luck in your kitchen but on stage at the Embro Dinner Theatre, it will bring you lots of laughs to take your mind off the cold winter of 2015.
It was a complete surprise to Julie McIntosh when Natalie Hazeleger announced her name as the 2015 Community Service Award recipient at the annual meeting of the Embro and Zorra Agricultural Society Jan. 19.
“Having Hope at Home” written by Canadian playwright David S. Craig, is the fall production of Thistle Theatre. This comedy with heart was first produced in 2003 at the Blyth Festival.
In 1914, Canada was at war and London Area Women’s Institute held their first convention.
The Fall board meeting of the Oxford District Women’s Institute (WI) was held Sept. 23 at the OMAFRA building in Woodstock.
On Thursday night, Sept. 11 when exhibitors for the Embro Fair started to bring their prize entries, I watched one lady along with the help of her husband bring in beautiful flowers, vegetables, baking and preserves, sewing and other crafts.
The 2014 graduating class from Zorra Highland Park School was piped into the Embro Community Centre on June 25 by their own Grade 8 classmate Fraser Nagle who is member of the Ingersoll Pipe Band.
One doesn’t need to travel across the ocean to experience Scottish culture, just come to 77th annual Embro Highland Games – Ontario’s oldest highland games on Tuesday, July 1, at the Embro and Zorra Community Centre - 355644 35th Line in Embro.
“Where’s is the remote?” a well-used question in today’s household, was the theme for the 38th annual Carnival presented by the Zorra Skating Club on Sunday, March 9 at the Embro Community Centre.