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This and That in Town March 6, 2024

Ateliers d’Art Hemmingford Open House

Visit the artists at the Old Convent (549 Frontière Street) on March 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn about upcoming workshops, meet other art enthusiasts, and see the beautiful studio space. Creative folks will also be demonstrating some techniques.


The Little Green Library presents…

The Swan, an adaptation of Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling, by Théâtre de Deux Mains. The play, without words, is designed for children two years and older and takes place on Sunday, March 10 at 11 a.m. at the library (4 Lorne Street). Places are limited so reservations are required at 450-264-4872 or


St. Patrick’s Musical Evening is an Afternoon

Get your Irish on! Tap your toes and sing along at the Huntingdon Legion (8 Fairview Road) on Saturday, March 16, at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door.


Corned beef and cabbage

On Saturday, March 16, from 5 to 7 p.m., enjoy a traditional St. Paddy’s Day supper with corned beef and cabbage (donation: $22) at the Ormstown Legion (33 Prince Albert Street). Reservations are a must; call 450-829-2614.


Upcoming Communi-T Night

Citizens of the Haut-Saint-Laurent region are invited to a Communi-T Night and free spaghetti on March 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Carole-Tremblay Community Centre (475, Chemin de l’Église, Sainte-Barbe). The theme is “Spring Cleaning: Give a 2nd Life to Your Items.” Participating organizations will provide advice and tips on the reuse of everyday objects.


Volunteers of distinction

It’s time to nominate volunteers for the Haut-Saint-Laurent Volunteer Distinction awards. The event will take place on April 12 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Franklin Community Centre. Nomination forms must be completed by March 20; they are available on

Ciné Cinéma

Huntingdon’s film club will be presenting Ru at the Little Green Library on Friday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. in its original French and on Sunday, March 24, at 2 p.m. with English subtitles. More information can be found on the Little Green Library’s website at or on Ciné Cinéma’s Facebook page.

Winter Market in Ormstown

Get your high-quality locally made/grown Easter treats on March 24 at the rec centre in Ormstown (87 Roy Street). Check it out, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  – it’s one of the few winter farmers’ markets in Quebec!

Gather up those empties

The Ormstown Scouts and Girl Guides, in collaboration with Genie in a Bottle, are holding a bottle drive on March 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Lac-Matic in Ormstown (8 Gale Street).

H’ford Legion chicken BBQ dinner

Enjoy another delicious chicken dinner at the Hemmingford Legion on March 30. Reservations only; call Sheila Moore at 514-347-1177 by Friday, March 29. Enjoy a large half-chicken, baked potato, gravy, coleslaw, dinner roll and dessert, all for only a $20 donation. Pickup is from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Legion Hall (486 Rue Champlain). Come enjoy the Easter decorations!

Books brought to you!

The Ormstown Library provides the “loan of books at home” for Ormstown residents aged over 65 who are unable to go to the library. Contact them at 450-829-3249 or

T&T bridge glitch

Well, the bridge closure sign was glitchy, and so then was This and That in the last edition when it reported that the bridge was opening five days before the fact. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused by the error. The bridge is now definitely open!


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