Month: September 2017

Salute to first responders

York Regional Police, Whitchurch Stouffville Fire Emergency Services and York Region Paramedics interacted with kids teaching them great safety knowledge and letting them explore their vehicles at the Sundown Spectacle of Fireworks event hosted by Tiny Seedlings which was an evening to salute our first responders. Guests were treated to a number of yummy food truck treats, as they enjoyed the open air arena. The finale for the evening was an epic display of fireworks, paired with some amazing...

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Sweet sounds of Sweet Alibi

Sweet Alibi (Jess Rae Ayre, Amber Rose and Michelle Anderson) have captivated audiences since 2009 with their charming and personal performances. With three releases, over 360 shows across Canada, 33 plus festival performances, enormous radio performances and interviews, Sweet Alibi is fast becoming a well-known Roots/Pop group. They blend soulful and powerful vocal harmonies with the sincerity of folk and the foot stomping energy of roots. Sweet Alibis’ career began with their first release in 2011, self-titled and produced by Mitch Dorge (Crash Test Dummies) which sent them on their first tour across Canada. With local and college radio...

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Stouffville Reads promotes reading and community

Stouffville Reads 2017 is happening this fall and it’s going to be bigger than ever and is being held at Willow Springs Winery on October 19. Stouffville Reads is Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library’s annual event that celebrates reading and community and this year will feature a silent auction, wine tasting, and hors-d’oeuvres along with six community champions presenting their case for which book all of Stouffville should be reading. Bring your friends and join the champions for an evening to celebrate the library and our community all while supporting the library’s major renovation and expansion project. The Six Stouffville Reads...

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17th Annual Whitchurch-Stouffville Studio Tour

Looking at the beautiful fall leaves and their many colours are what makes the Whitchurch-Stouffville Studio Tour so pleasurable. Of course, admiring the unique artwork at the various venues is equally as enjoyable. This year’s tour takes place Oct. 14 and 15 from 10am to 5pm. More than 20 artists will be showcasing their art in different locations. Members are all juried participants. There is something for everyone. Different styles and types of paintings and a wide array of diverse media. Each location is the studio/home of the participating artist. “The goal of the tour is to give people...

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Jann Ardens returns

Jann Arden is a Canadian born, singer, songwriter, broadcaster and author.  The much-celebrated multi-platinum, award winning-artist catapulted onto the Canadian music scene in 1993 with the release of her debut album “Time For Mercy” featuring the hit single, I Would Die For You.  A year later with “Living Under June”, she would have her career breakout hit Insensitive that would solidify her position in the music world. To date, Arden has released 11 albums with 19 top ten singles.  Her most recent recording is Uncover Me2 – a broad spectrum collection of songs, produced by award-winning Hall of Fame...

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