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This and That in Town November 16, 2022

The CDC is hosting a 5 à 7 to launch three new local community programs on Thursday, November 17 at the Ormstown Golf Club, 673 Rang Dumas. The event is free, but you must RSVP at

The Saint-Anicet Optimists are holding a children’s Christmas party on Sunday, December 11 at 1:30 p.m. at the Historical Society of Saint-Anicet, for kids 10 and under who live in Saint-Anicet, Cazaville, and Saint-Agnes-de-Dundee. Children must be registered before November 18 with Carole Hétier, 579-920-0737; Marcel Sévigny, 450-601-4399; or Michel Chrétien, 450-264-6007.

Santa will be in Hemmingford at the Christmas party on December 10 in the Recreation Centre from 1 to 4 p.m. He will have a present for each child on his list; you must register on the Hemmingford Recreation Centre’s Facebook page before November 18.

The MWCN invites you to the screening of the documentary What We Choose to Remember. A viewing will take place in Ormstown on Friday, November 18 at CVR at 1:30 p.m. Call Nora at 450-264-3596 or email ( for more info.

A diabetes screening clinic, put on by the Ormstown Lions Club, will take place on November 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at les Galeries Ormstown, 4 Bridge Street. A nurse will be on site.

Howick Craft Fair! 50 crafters, hamburger soup, and so much will be on site on November 19, at Howick Elementary School (5 Lambton Street) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. See the article in this edition of The Gleaner.

The Heritage Treasures Museum will be decorated and open during the Howick Craft Fair on Sunday November 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 70A Lambton Street, Howick. Enjoy coffee, shortbread, and see the vintage clothing exhibit!

LGBT+ organization JAG is holding an online information session for “Parents et Proches,” on Monday, November 21, from 7 to 8 p.m. on Zoom. Information can be found on the Facebook event page. Please note the event is for those 18 and over and will be in French only.

Dundee’s Christmas Sale, a great holiday tradition, is happening on Friday, November 25 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Saturday, November 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dundee Town Hall.

Another delicious Chicken BBQ dinner will be served by the Hemmingford Legion on Saturday, November 26. To reserve, call Lise Brown at 514-705-2192 by November 25. Pickup is from 5 to 6 p.m. at 486 Rue Champlain.

The 13th Rudolph Fun Run/Walk is on again in person on Saturday, November 26. There is also a virtual event in which you can participate between November 25 to December 3. See ad for more info.

Registration for La Bouffe Additionelle Christmas baskets began on Monday. Contacts for registration are as follows: Elgin, Godmanchester, Hinchinbrooke, Huntingdon, Ormstown, Saint-Anicet, Sainte-Barbe, Saint-Stansilas-de-Kostka, Sainte-Agnes-de-Dundee, Franklin, Saint-Antoine-Abbe, Havelock: call La Bouffe Additionelle, 450-264-2241. Saint-Chrysostome: Louise Renaud, 514-793-0165. Saint-Louis-de-Gonzague: Nicole Durivage, 450-373-3080. Très-Saint-Sacrement and Howick: Suzanne Côté, 450-825-2032.

Ormstown Legion’s Christmas Craft Market: Get some more festive shopping done on Saturday, November 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ormstown Legion. As well, you can support the Ormstown Guignolée by helping light up the tree, and enjoy lunch from the Legion’s kitchen.

More handmade at H’ford Christmas Fair: On Saturday, December 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hemmingford Recreation Center, 550 Goyette, there will be handmade creations and more from local vendors, refreshments, and raffles. Santa will be there from 1 to 3 p.m. if photos with that jolly fellow are on your list. All proceeds will be donated to local community sports.

The Saint-Louis-de-Gonzague Christmas Market will happen on Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 140 Rue Principale. More than 30 exhibitors will be there!

MFCH Christmas Markets: Two fantastic events are coming on December 4 in Ormstown, and December 17 in Saint-Anicet! See the ad for more details.

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