Author: Stouffville Review

Newcomers get involved in conversation at the library

Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library has two great opportunities for English language learners that are free and open to everyone. Join our weekly Conversation Circle on Wednesday mornings from 10:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. to practice speaking and listening skills in a supportive and social environment. On November 1s, we will have a special guest speaker talking to the group about cancer prevention through healthy living. There is no need to register to this program, just drop-in every week you can attend. The Conversation Circle meets at the Town Offices at 111 Sandiford Drive in the Ringwood Room while the library is...

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Nineteen on the Park screens three great dramas in November

Things start off November 4 with Menashe, followed by Churchill on the 16th and The Divine Order or the 22nd. Menashe-November 4 at 2 and 7pm: Deep in the heart of New York’s ultra-orthodox Hasidic Jewish community, Menashe−a kind, hapless grocery store clerk−struggles to make ends meet and responsibly parent his young son, Rieven, following his wife Leah’s death. Tradition prohibits Menashe from raising his son alone, so Rieven’s strict uncle adopts him, leaving Menashe heartbroken. Meanwhile, though Menashe seems to bungle every challenge in his path, his rabbi grants him one special week with Rieven before Leah’s memorial....

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Helping patients get a good night’s sleep

As November rolls around, we all get ready to fall back one hour. This year daylight savings time ends on November 5, usually when that happens there are a few days of adjustments and we are tired for a bit. But what if you are always feeling tired during the day, having trouble keeping our eyes open and paying attention to what others are saying? That was exactly what was happening to Carole Nelles. She thought she was sleeping through the night, but then wondered how can she be so tired still? One day her daughter came home to...

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Keep your body in top shape

Nowadays, the word convenience is one we’re all familiar with. As multitaskers in any capacity of life, we generally look and strive to be our optimal best with as little work as possible. The world of supplementation offers promises of a new you with the potential to reach heights of undiscovered platforms your body is waiting for you to take on. From costly lotions and potions to obscenely expensive gastronomic creations, we all fall into that crevice of justification for our own reasons at some time or another. We all have an innate ability to question and discover, especially...

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Ex-hockey pro remembers mother, friend Oct. 14

A Walk for Mom and Gary travels through Stouffville, Uxbridge, Brock. Ex-hockey pro remembers mother and friend Oct. 14. Lorraine Barton and Gary Norris were special people. Kind, caring, and community-oriented. They’ll be remembered during an event that will pass through three central Ontario municipalities during one day this fall. Brad Barton plans to walk 58 special kilometres in honour of these two people who were instrumental in his life. You can join him. On Oct. 14, Barton will hike from Stouffville to Cannington. The Vancouver Canucks’ draft pick lives in Stouffville. He’ll walk through Uxbridge, where he grew...

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Calendar of Events

  1. Stouffville’s First Comedy Festival

    October 20 - October 21
  2. The Schoolhouse Group of Artists annual show

    October 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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