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The Maple Acre Branch of the Pelham Library is selling notecards featuring historic barns and homes of Fenwick.  The images are watercolour reproductions of the exhibition by Greta Hildebrand, held at the library this summer in conjunction with the opening of Fenwick’s revitalization project.

The Season's launch!! We are very excited to bring you more of last years highly successful Dinner Jazz Series. Our Culinary Team keeps very busy creating a special menu for each event... just for the love of jazz! And, we are very proud to work with some of the best Jazz musicians/vocalists around.

 

 

 

Join us at the Lazy Loon as we celebrate the changing of the seasons with a change in our menu!  Check out our new features or select from old favourites!

Following a series of articles in the local media about the Fonthill Kame Delta, this column starts off a series to explore the Niagara Escarpment, its history and geography, its oversight by the Niagara Escarpment Commission and other organizations, its categories of land use and the proposed mapping to update the areas of land use with modern GIS mapping and improved criteria.

Hello September! We welcome the start of our Fall selling season on the tail of an extremely buoyant Summer market in Niagara.

The Niagara Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reported 725 property sales processed through the NAR Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) system in August. This represents a 19.8% increase in sales over August of last year.

The residential average sale price of $281,085 was 18.3% higher than last August. The average days on market decreased from 61 to 49 in the residential freehold market, and decreased from 81 to 66 in the condominium market.

You may recall that in January, I wrote here about the effort to help make Niagara Regional government more accountable, open, and democratic, by electing the Regional Chair at large. What happened? Well, Regional Council voted to defer the debate and get more historic information. That motion comes up for consideration at our Corporate Services committee on Wednesday, September 23.

MYAC's Mission: To provide a communication link between the youth of Pelham and the Pelham Town Council is our mission. The needs of the youth may be addressed and action can be taken to enrich the quality of life, health and well-being of youth in our community.

“YOUth Matter” Please apply before Sept 25th

Chair Yoga is a unique yoga style that adapts traditional yoga poses so they can be practiced with a chair for support.  Some poses are practiced while seated on a chair while other poses may be practiced while standing and using a chair for support. Chair Yoga makes yoga more accessible for people who cannot stand for long periods, and is suitable for all ages, fitness levels, and physical conditions.  In these classes you will learn gentle yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation and relaxation methods, designed to develop physical fitness and clarity of mind.

From Hogwarts to Neverland, Monsters to Mozart, the NSO's Classical Family concert series will amaze all your muggles, transporting them to the world of music and make-believe.   Experience the journey through the eyes of the youngsters in your family - Harry, Peter, Tiger Lily, and Wolfgang are waiting!  Presented in Cairns Hall, an intimate venue ideal for the entire family.

 

It could be the discomfort of having to face one’s mortality, the lack of any immediate tangible benefits, or simply not knowing where to start. Whatever the reasons, one fact is clear when it comes to estate planning: People tend to procrastinate, putting the task on the backburner year after year. But tragedy can strike anytime, and if you die without a will, your assets may not be distributed as you want them to be. So put an end to the delays and start today.

The Professional Referral Group is a referral group comprised of trustworthy, reliable and knowledgeable professionals located in pelham, fonthill and the surrounding communities. All members of the pelham referral group have been screened to ensure they meet our high standards. We only accept companies we can recommend. These are the people we trust and refer. We hope you will too.

 

Only you can know what kind of preschool is right for your child. The good news is that many programs, such as the Montessori Method, offer research and evidence supporting their techniques. If you’re considering Montessori for your child, read on to discover 10 benefits of their educational philosophy.

 

Doing what I love for 9 years! Accountability is the secret. With lifestyles becoming busier & busier, I understand that checking in to my centre is not always possible.

Speed-friending, bubble soccer, concerts, campus tours and information sessions are just a few activities on the agenda for next week when thousands of new students get their first taste of college life. Niagara College will host fall 2015 Orientation from Tuesday, Sept. 8 to Sunday, Sept. 13 with a full roster of activities and events designed to introduce new students to the college experience.

Good colour starts with healthy hair. After healthy hair, the next most important thing is a high quality hair colour.

     

    Show us what you love about the Rose City!

    There are so many reasons why people love Welland: the waterways, parks, arts & culture, community events, - the list goes on. We can think of no better experts than locals like you who live and breath our City everyday....and, of course, we all know that a picture is worth a thousand words.

    myWelland.com has teamed up with the Seaway Mall to present an #ILoveMyWelland PHOTO CONTEST. Entries will be accepted through to September 14th, 2015

    Pelham Fire Services is reminding residents that flying paper lanterns (also known as sky lanterns) are a potential fire hazard, particularly during the current hot and humid weather conditions.

     

    As I wrote about in the spring, the Ontario Government is reviewing the Greenbelt Plan, Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Oak Ridges Moraine Plan, and Niagara Escarpment Plan. In April, I wrote to the Expert Advisory Panel overseeing this Review and implored them to increase the protection of the Fonthill Kame. I recently sent another letter to the Panel, and I am hoping that you will too!

    Women entrepreneurship workshops presented by The Welland Heritage Council offer an opportunity for participants to apply for a microloan and be mentored by a business woman upon workshop completion. Workshops happen from 9am – 2:30pm, Monday to Friday. French Entrepreneurship Class: September 21 – November 13 at the Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre; English Entrepreneurship Class: September 14 – November 6 at the Niagara Falls Public Library, 4848 Victoria Avenue.

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