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This & That in Town May 29, 2024

CVR Spartans b-ball camp

Registration is now open for the Spartans basketball camps running June 25-26-27. Cost is $140. Email; more info is on CVR’s Facebook page.

‘Let’s Visit our Seniors’

The Comité de concertation des aînés du Haut-Saint-Laurent with the Générations engagées project is holding the 8th edition of this challenge, to be held from June 1 to 30. Visit seniors as a family or in a group! You can contact senior centres to organize activities or chat with residents.

Huntingdon family party

This fundraiser for La Bouffe Additionelle takes place at 4 Lorne Street on Saturday, June 1, from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. with popcorn, hot dogs, cotton candy, and activities for kids.

Party in Saint-Anicet

A fun, free ‘Fête des Voisins’ happens on June 1 at the park and fire station from noon until 4 p.m. For info: 450-264-9431 /

It’s that time!

The lilacs and lilies-of-the-valley have bloomed, and the catalpa leaves are finally leafing – it must be time for the Ormstown fair! This year’s Expo runs from June 6-9.

Saint-Chrys’s chance to dump

There will be a large item and branch disposal at the Saint-Chrysostome community centre (400 Rang St-Antoine) on Friday, June 7, from 8 a.m. until noon/1 to 4 p.m., and on Saturday, June 8, from 8 a.m. until noon/1 to 3 p.m. For residents only.

St. Mary’s annual bazaar

… Happens on June 7 and 8 and featuring raffles, flea market, food, and more, at St. Mary’s of the Fort, Fort Covington, New York.

The Village Church of the Nazarene, Ormstown

…will be celebrating its 75th anniversary on Friday, June 14, at 7 p.m. with a Hymn Sing, fellowship, and refreshments. On Saturday, June 15 at 7 p.m. there will be an evening of comedy and stories, and on Sunday, June 16, at 10:30 a.m. guest Reverend Les McAusland will speak; potluck to follow. Everyone is welcome!

It’s 50 years…

… for the graduates of CVR’s Class of ‘74! For more information on the June 15 reunion, contact

Big Iron and Classic Cars

Heavy trucks and antique vehicles will be on display in Huntingdon on June 15.

Archeology AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the corporation Les Aventuriers de l’Archéologie dans le Haut-Saint-Laurent will be held on Wednesday, June 19, at 4:30 p.m., on the Teams online platform.

Ormstown strawberry social

Deliciousness to benefit St. Paul’s United Church occurs on Thursday, June 27, at MacDougall Hall (17 Lambton Street) from 5 to 7 p.m. Take out only; cost for adults $10 and children (5-10) $6.

Poses with posies

Les Aidants du Haut-Saint-Laurent offers the third annual “Soft Yoga Lavander” fundraiser taking place on June 29 at Le Lavandou in Franklin. For information, please call 450-826-1243.

Seventy years of camping Scouts

Dunn Memorial Scout Camp in Powerscourt will be celebrating its 70th anniversary on August 17 with a corn roast and more. Look for the Facebook page, or contact

Mark the calendar

Riverfield Curling Club will be celebrating its bicentennial. Highlights will include a Homecoming on Saturday, October 12, and the Wooden Block Bonspiel during the week of February 17, 2025. The grand banquet happens on Saturday, February 22. Find info at; or you can call Scott Templeton (514-715-0507) or Joanne Henrico (514-708-1446); or email

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