Author: Stouffville Review

LOL at Comedy fest

Nineteen on the Park presents it 1st Annual Stouffville Comedy Festival on October 20 and 21. All-access passes for only $99 provides a weekend of laughs. There is a limited quantity of all-access passes.Get yours now, before they are all gone. Tickets for single events may be available closer to the festival date, call the theatre for details. The laugh out loud weekend event includes: Friday @8pm: My Big Fat German Puppet Show (with the Left Hand of Frank as a pre-show) What happens when a Fraggle Rock puppeteer goes rogue? Having spent over 30 years performing with puppets,...

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United Way gets needed support

Earlier this month, The Regional Municipality of York and York Regional Police (YRP) officially launched this year’s employee fundraising campaign in support of United Way Toronto and York Region As part of the official kick-off, York Region unveiled a new campaign theme – #YRCARES – to celebrate and acknowledge York Region’s long-standing culture of caring. Over 23 years, York Region’s annual fundraising campaigns have raised more than $4.3 million to help those in need within local communities. “We are fortunate to live in a place as prosperous and full of opportunity as York Region, but we know there are...

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Hats for Hope provides a bit of warmth and comfort

Hats for Hope organizer Melissa Nichols needs your help to ensure success on October 21 at the National Brain Tumour Conference. She is hoping that area residents will take the time to knit or crochet to show support for cancer patients. While Nichols was sporting a bald head after treatment in 2014 for her brain tumour, she was dumbfounded by an act of kindness from someone she barely knew; it was a gift of a handmade knitted hat. The hat not only warmed her head- it also warmed her heart, inspiring the creation of Hats for Hope. After a...

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Gallery gets new curator

Latcham Gallery curator Elisa Coish starts in October and will have the upcoming Travis Shilling exhibit on display starting Nov. 2. Coish is a University of Toronto graduate with a BA, Honours in Art History and Cinema Studies. For the past ten years, she held the position of Associate Curator for the Corporate Art Collection at the Bank of Montreal. In this role she helped support and celebrate contemporary art, managing a collection of over 8000 pieces worldwide. She has also worked with the Malcove Collection at the University of Toronto, the Gardiner Ceramic Museum and served two terms...

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EIC helps Barbuda families in need

Emmanuel International Canada is helping the families of Barbuda with emergency food kits.. Hurricane Irma ran a path of destruction across the Leeward Islands and Barbuda was the hardest hit. Packing 185-mile-per-hour winds, the storm destroyed houses, snapping trees and killing at least one person. Confirmed reports indicate that the infrastructure of Barbuda is 90% destroyed. Gaston Browne, the prime minister of the two-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, described the island as “barely habitable” after the powerful Category 5 storm struck. This is a crisis of major proportion, for those who are in shelters have their houses destroyed....

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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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