Back by popular demand, the second
Following the success of the first Rural
Out (CITO) event will be held April 30 at
Transit Symposium held in Smiths Falls
Jessup’s Falls Conservation Area near
in 2009, the second edition of the
It’s a spin on the high-tech treasure
from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Château
hunting game played throughout theworld
by adventure seekers equipped with GPS
The theme of this year’s Symposium is
devices known as geocaching.
“ Economic Impacts of Rural Public
Transportation, ” along with some content
the contents and the locations inwhich they
will bring together transit operators,
municipalities and economic development
With Cache In/Trash Out, the goal is to
up garbage along the way.
The event is being organized by
Litman, Executive Director of the Victoria
Geocachers of Eastern Ontario with the
Transport Policy Institute, will inform the
delegates on how to maximize the benefits
SNC.Last year, SNCITO attracted 85
for passengers as well as determine the
participants from across the region, as well
economic impacts of public transit in rural
Pioneer Museum Growing
communities. Other topics such as the
Tim Jackson who’s coordinating the event.
With 40 geocaches to locate, they were
rural transit and the Pontiac-Renfrew
Photo Richard Mahoney
dispatched in teams to 14 different cleanup
passenger trains will also be presented
Gwen Morris received the Pioneer Award at the annual meeting of the Glengarry
sites and collected everything from fencing
during the event.
Pioneer Museum in Dunvegan last Friday. She is shown with Karen Davison-Wood,
materials, a washing machine and even a
chair of themuseumexecutive committee, andRosemaryO’Flaherty, who presented the
vintage Volkswagen Beetle.
in ensuring sustainable economic growth.
honour to the former reeve of the former Kenyon Township. The coming year will be
In all, the participants collected a full
They allow rural communities access to
another busy one for the museumwhich will continue to growwith the addition of two
truck of scrapmetal and several truck loads
economic opportunities and essential
of mixed trash.
services that can improve their living
to themuseum, will be created froma barn donated by John andMarietta Quigley. Also
The SNCITO2 begins at 8 a.m. with a full
appearing on the site this year will be a one-roomschoolhouse that is beingmoved from
catered breakfast of pancakes, real maple
The Rural Transit Symposium is
syrup, bacon, sausages and more.
organized by RDÉE Ontario, North
People of all ages including families are
invited. At 8:40 a.m., they will be split into
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry CFDC,
clean-up teams and be assigned to sites in
the surrounding area.
Future Group and Transports Adaptés et
Collectifs des Collines.
or 1-877-984-2948, ext. 291
Pointe-Fortune artist Rita Iriarte is
holding a show, “Mis Querencias,” from
centre, 394MaisonneuveWest, Montréal.
A vernissage will be held April 29 from 6
p.m. to 8 p.m. The works can be viewed at
her web site: www.pinecone.on.ca.
Grenville (Qc) 819-242-3131
ROY DUPUIS ALL MOVIE STARTING APRIL 22
visitors to the region by participating in
L’INSTINCT DE LA MORT
a garden contest.
The Garden Committee of the
International PlowingMatch is holding a
and businesses in Prescott-Russell.
Contestants will decorate their property
Glengarry-Prescott-Russell M.P.P. Jean-Marc Lalonde will welcome Sandra Pupatello,
to welcome visitors to the International
Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Trade, to the provincial Liberal riding
Plowing Match and Rural Expo that will
association’s annual Trillium Dinner that will be held May 11 at the Knights of
FILM QUEBEÇOIS FRANÇAIS
be held September 20 to 24 2011 in Chute-
Columbus hall inAlfred. Cocktails will start at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m.
VEN. ET SAM. À 7H00 et 9H00 DIM.ET SUR SEMAINE À 7H00 DIMANCHE MATINEE AT 1:30 “THE BEST MOVIE I’VE SEEN SO FAR IN 2011”
Organizers are asking people to
A Museum At Your Door in Alfred
decorate a gateway, storefront, garden,
Property must be in Prescott-Russell and
visible from a public road or street.
Entry forms are available at various
Youwill have a chance to get up close and personal withwild things by dropping by
businesses. Cost per entry is $10.
“AMuseum at Your Door: Natural History,” a three-day exhibit taking place April 29,
The Garden Committee is offering an
30 and May 1 at the Alfred recreation centre, 555 St-Philippe St., near the ball field.
Admission is free to the show that will be based on themes such as rocks andminerals,
www.cinemaclock.com Quebec Grenville FRI. & SAT. AT 7:00 AND 9:00 SUN. & WEEKDAY AT 7:00 SUNDAY MATINEE AT 1:30
fossils, dinosaurs, insects, fishes, reptiles and amphibians, birds, mammals, sea shells.
The official opening will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 29, when the exhibit will
July 29. Official judging commences
be open to 4:30 p.m. The exhibit will be open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 30 and from
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 1.
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