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This & That in Town July 10, 2024

Kids’ summer book club at the LGL

Sign up for the Little Green Library’s Summer Book Club and get your reader’s booklet, bookmark and stickers, and enjoy animated readings, colourful crafts, and more. Info can be found on the website,, or call 450-264-4872. The library is at 4 Lorne Street, Huntingdon.

Explore culture and history

The 2024 Kahnawà:ke Annual Echoes of a Proud Nation Pow-wow is this weekend, July 13 and 14: there will be over 75 all-native craft booths, over 25 food vendors, and much more. Get tickets and info at

A simply smashing event

The Saint-Chrysostome Demolition Derby is a go on July 19 at 6 p.m. and July 20 at 2 p.m., at 400 St-Antoine Street in that town.

Exhibition of paintings by Barbara Walter

Also at the Little Green Library: a vernissage for painter Barbara Walter, on Saturday, July 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. All are welcome.

Historical Society 2024 Journal

Pick yours up! Call Connie McClintock at 450-264-5736 or Ken Dolphin at 450-829-2668.

Corn Fest extravaganza

The Saint-Anicet Optimists present the annual Festival du Mais on July 25 to 28 July – check out the jam-packed schedule on the back page of this edition of The Gleaner.

Memorial service in Franklin

A memorial service will be held at the Christ Church Cemetery in Franklin Centre on August 4 at 2 p.m.


The activities will be many on August 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hemmingford rec centre: an artisan market, live band, DJ, games, dunking booth, mechanical bull, parade, food… and fun! The market opens at 10 a.m. and the parade begins at 3 p.m. Register your pickup, car, float or fire truck for a chance to win cash prizes. For info on the parade or for market registration, contact Melissa at 514-217-2562.

Mark your calendars

The municipality of Saint-Anicet welcomes comedian Alex Roy on September 28 at 8:00 p.m. at the Community Center located at 1560 Rue Saint-Anicet. Tickets are currently on sale at the Saint-Anicet library at a cost of $30 for residents and $35 for non-residents. For more information, contact the Recreation Department at 450 264-9431 or email

The fabulous Famers’ Market

This gem of the Valley features treasures, also of the Valley, that you can buy… weekly in Huntingdon, plus pop-up markets ‘ailleurs’ – check out the ad on this page.

National Wildlife Reserve

Explore the possibilities on the shore of Lake St. Francis. Visit our website:

Do you have an upcoming community event or item of interest? Send it to This and That, There will be no Gleaner on August 7 as the staff takes a summer break… But we’ll be rarin’ to go after that, have no fear!

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