What’s Happening Now
[ Note: Settlers' Day - Sunday, June 9th 10am-4pm]
New Marketing Intern
For Immediate Release: April 16th, 2013
Kawartha Settlers’ Village is pleased to announce that Jessica King from Woodville, Ont. has been appointed to the Marketing Intern Position. Al Ingram, President said “they are very excited to get someone who has professional marketing and tourism training and related experience. Jessica’s experience in event management and marketing gained while employed at the Lindsay and District Chamber of Commerce will be useful for increasing visitors to events and programs at Settlers’ Village. Jessica will use the web site and social media to promote the Village.”
The position is a twelve month contract which is funded by a 50% grant through the Eastern Ontario Development program of FedDev Ontario which is administered by the Kawartha Lakes Community Futures Development Corporation. Ingram said the position was created to strengthen the management team after the contract for the general manager position expired.
Syrup Day - March 28th - demonstration for Bobcaygeon Public School students.
Two classes from Bobcaygeon Public School have been invited to The Village on March 28.
Students will learn about the history of maple syrup and its early importance to the Bobcaygeon region. They will then participate in a demonstration on how to tap trees and gather sap to make syrup. Students will then be served sausages and pancakes with maple syrup.
When The Ice Breaks – April 9th performance for Bobcaygeon Public School students.
The Dora-nominated Toronto theatre company Down n’ Out Productions is bringing heritage sites and museums alive around the province, with a new play based on life in Upper Canada during the war of 1812. One domestic servants’ personal story of sacrifice and redemption comes alive in an intimately staged production written by Madeleine Donohue, featuring four professional performers and incorporating live early-Canadian folk music.
The Public School expects to have about 100 students and accompanying adults attending the April 9th afternoon performance, that The Village is sponsoring in Fairbairn Church.
The Land Between - Friday April 19th, (7 -10 pm) Bobcaygeon Municipal Service Centre .
The local premiere of this stunning documentary produced in 2012 by The Ontario Visual Heritage Project in collaboration with The Land Between Circle hosted by The Village
When : Friday April 19, 2013 (7 p.m.-10 p.m.)
Where: Municipal Service Centre – King & East Streets.
Admission: by Donation
Most of us in the Kawarthas sense that we have the best of both worlds here. We are part southern and part northern. We live where the black fly meets the mosquito, the blueberry meets the strawberry, the moose meets the deer, the granite meets the limestone, the farm meets the forest, and the city meets the country. For eons, the First Peoples recognized the special nature of this area.
Now it is official. We inhabit a transitional zone or ecotone: a ribbon of land stretching from Georgian Bay to the Bay of Quinte between northern and southern Ontario. It is called:-
The Land Between - The three-part documentary contains:
- spectacular visuals,
- an original musical score,
- rare historical photographs,
- interviews with local personalities,
- dramatic re-enactments (some filmed at KSV),
Join us on April 19th to experience the story of one of Canada’s most iconic landscapes THE LAND BETWEEN
Junkin Family Reunion - July 20th, 2013 – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact Jean Pogue for more information – Email Jean
Girls on the Rock
- Free program for girls grades 6 to 8
– Tuesdays after school to 5 p.m.
– Henderson House Kawartha Settler’s Village
Contact: Village Baptist Church 705-738-3995 or Monarch Bible Camp 705-887-3625
Visit our Events Page to find out what’s happening this year at Kawartha Settlers’ Village.
Support Settlers’ Village
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