Climate Change Roundtable is SUNDAY 26Oct
Join us on SUNDAY 26Oct (not Saturday as reported in the print addition) at the Wakefield Centre for an afternoon of community engagement and mobilization around climate change and local responses. The event is free, creative childcare is provided, yummy healthy concoctions from Cynthia Gunn and Muriel Morris are on sale, the bar is open …And thanks to the LowDown for a great article about the issues and the speakers who will address them. See you there – 1:30 to 5:00 PM. https://www.facebook.com/gatineauclimatesolutions
Please check out our website www.thegrannies.org for a tiny glimpse of some of the amazing treasures our ever faithful and generous donors have given us and La Maison des Collines for the FABULOUS HAND IN HAND JEWELLERY AND ART SALE&AUCTION – November 2nd from 3:00-6:00 at the Wakefield Mill. Free Admission – Granny Munchies – Entertainment – Excellent Company and much more. Cash or cheque only please.
Craft Sale -Nov 8th & 9th,2014 at Ski Vorlage, 63 chemin Burnside
Dragonfest 2015 (usually end of January)
Wakefield Market 2015 Spring to Fall 9am to 1pm.
Best market in the Outaouais! Live Music! Vegetables, meat, cheese, wine, fish, snacks, art, craft, plants and so much MORE www.wakefieldmarket.ca
Fair Trade & Earth Day (Spring)
Wakefield 1St Writers Festival May 8th & May 10th 2015
PAF-FAS Farrellton Artists Space Spring 2015 www.paf-fas.org
Celebrate National Trails Day in Wakefield on Saturday, June 7th
Note: Activities will run rain or shine but cancelled if there is lightning, heavy rain, and/or high winds. Trail Building with Ken Bouchard Join Ken for a session on one of our local trails. Wear gloves, bring water, be prepared for sun, bugs, or light rain. Refreshments will be served. Morning session: 9:00 – 12:00 Afternoon session: 1:00 – 4:00 Location: Meet at the MacLaren Cemetery up the hill from the Wakefield Mill. RSVP if you can at email@example.com or just surprise us and show up. Nordic Pole Walking with Irene Richardson You are invited to join a free Nordic Pole walk. We will start at the Wakefield Community Centre (38 Valley Drive) at 9:30 am. Meet just behind the skateboard park. The walk will follow the trail to Mill Rd, up to MacLaren Cemetery. We will return by Riverside Rd. Hiking will be uphill, downhill, and on the flat with moderate to vigorous intensity for 60-75 minutes. After the walk, enjoy downtown Wakefield and the Farmers Market. Registration: Bring your own poles or please e-mail Iren to reserve a pair of demo poles. Irene@NPWalking.com or 819-459-3284. Trail Quiz Take a walk on the Hendrick Park Trail (starts at Fairbairn House on the east side of the Covered Bridge) before or on June 7th and see if you can answer a series of questions about things you see along the way. Submit your answers at the Wakefield Ensemble Booth at the Farmers Market by 1:00 pm on June 7th or e-mail your answers by Monday, June 9th to firstname.lastname@example.org The right answers will be eligible for a draw. Be a winner! Trail Quiz available at the Wakefield Ensemble table at the Farmers Market on May 31st and June 7th or by requesting it by e-mailing: email@example.com Tree Talk with Leilak Anderson Tree ID Walk! Walk the Wakefield Community Centre (38 Valley Drive) to the Mill Rd Trail with certified arborist, Leilak Anderson, and test your tree identification knowledge. The “walk and talk” will start near the skateboard park at 12:00 noon. Kids and adults alike can learn tips and tricks for increasing their tree-spotting skills in any season. Leilak represents Quebec in the competitive international arboriculture community and has been caring for trees in the Gatineau Hills for over a decade. He is fluently bilingual, so feel free to discuss trees in French or English. Everyone will receive a tree to take home and plant!
TaDa! Festival, June, 2015, Wakefield, Quebec www.tadafestival.ca
Jean-Baptiste Day Concert at Mon Petit Chum, TBA 2015!
Canada Day July 1st, 2015 https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/547016768751264/
Wakefest Wakefield’s Premier Festival Aug, 2015 Music,Film,Theatre,Visual Arts & Theatre www.wakefest.org
Moonlight River Run September, 2015 www.aegleevents.com
Artists in Their Environment Studio Tour September & Oct, 2015 www.tourcw.com/
1st Fall Festival Sunday, Fall 2015, 12-4pm 225 Shouldice, Wakefield, Quebec www.fermeetforet.ca