PARC 55+ News: March 11, 2019

Monday afternoon games time was another successful gathering for fun and games. There were very few out both for cribbage and contract bridge:  one table...

March is Meals on Wheels awareness month

March is Meals on Wheels month across Grey and Bruce Counties with volunteers helping Home & Community Support Services deliver meals to help raise...

Chantry Centre celebrates St. Patrick’s Day a little early

It was a few days early but, at the Chantry Centre for seniors in Southampton, it was all about the Isle of Erin and...

Commemorative Banner Program: Herbert Nicolas Leeder

In January of 1918, Herbert Leeder, reported to the Western Ontario Regiment Armoury in London to enlist in the 4th Canadian Army Reserve Battalion of...

Commonwealth Day began with Canada

Today, the second Monday in March, is officially Commonwealth Day. In 1958, what was known as Empire Day was renamed Commonwealth Day, in accordance with...

“TAKE A WALK” and view the homes of a by-gone era

When it comes to the beautiful homes of the Victorian era, Southampton and Port Elgin (Saugeen Shores), are in bountiful supply. From the 1860’s until...

Shrove Tuesday – a day for indulging on pancakes

Shrove Tuesday, the day preceding Ash Wednesday or the first day of Lent for many Christians of all denominations, is also known as 'Pancake'...

Put your thinking caps on for Trivia Night at the Museum

Put your thinking caps on and join us for a fast-paced, fun night of trivia hosted by Quizmaster Ross Docherty! Test your random knowledge of...

Adventure Talks: Travel the world without leaving home

It's a chance to escape the doldrums of winter, get out of the cold and travel the world without leaving home. The Adventure Talk series...

Reader in Germany weighs in on plans for Southampton heritage Rectory

To the Editor: Southampton Rectory My name is Daniela Klewitz from Germany and I have been visiting Southampton for a few years now and I heard...

PARC 55+ News: February 26, 2019

Monday afternoon games time was another enthusiastic gathering of PARC folks to have fun, play games and enjoy each other's company.  There was only one...

Reserve now for Family Fun Days during March Break

March break for all Bluewater District schools is just around the corner beginning on March 11th. For many families, it can be daunting to find...

‘What’s That? – sure to be a hit with local TV viewers

There is no doubt that the new series of 'What's That?' that will be showing on Eastlink TV will be a hit. Similar to the...

Chantry Centre holds winter at bay

During the winter months, there are many 'seniors' in Saugeen Shores who do not travel south or to warmer climes.  Instead, although they remain...