Garden of renewal is here, even as we cope with social distancing
BGC Kawarthas opens splashpad for public access on weekends
The Splash Pad at BGC Kawarthas will be open to the public on weekends beginning Saturday, June 26. Weekdays, the… Continue reading “BGC Kawarthas opens splashpad for public access on weekends”
Kawartha Lakes Public Library launches latest Summer Reading Club
Kawartha Lakes Public Library is offering the Summer Reading Club but with a few twists. The club is going to… Continue reading “Kawartha Lakes Public Library launches latest Summer Reading Club”
Lindsay’s Anwen O’Driscoll takes on her most challenging movie role yet
It was at Lindsay Little Theatre where Anwen O’Driscoll got her start in acting. Having a father who was an actor and a mother who was a director and playwright probably helped seal her fate as a thespian.
While not everyone in Kawartha Lakes is familiar with O’Driscoll’s rise to fame yet, the 22-year-old actor has been taking on a wide variety of roles.
Adventurer and environmentalist plants local roots
I have never set foot outside North America unless parts of the Caribbean count. Whereas Kara Ashley, 25, has been… Continue reading “Adventurer and environmentalist plants local roots”
City must continue to do more to grow arts and culture sector
We’ve come a long way on the arts and culture file in Kawartha Lakes since 2014. That’s when then-Ward 7 Councillor Brian Junkin posed an astonishing question. Kawartha Lakes Art Gallery executive director, Susan Taylor, had just asked council for stable funding. Junkin wanted to know why the gallery didn’t just sell the permanent art collection housed in the gallery to raise some money.
Fall from grace: Why MPP Laurie Scott may have been pushed out of cabinet
Politics at all levels is often a blood sport where those with power use it to better their chances of… Continue reading “Fall from grace: Why MPP Laurie Scott may have been pushed out of cabinet”
Four volunteers recognized for outstanding service at Food Source
In 2020, a group of dedicated, long-serving volunteers went above and beyond to help Kawartha Lakes Food Source (KLFS) continue… Continue reading “Four volunteers recognized for outstanding service at Food Source”