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Hoe Down in the Park | Westport Arts Council

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Come help us celebrate 10 years, volunteers, sponsors and support. Teagan McLaren Band, pony rides, petting zoo, family games, food to purchase or bring your own! Loads of hoe down fun! June 18th 5-8pm.

Your Free Family Day in Westport!

Date :
Saturday, June 18, 2016 @ 5 to 8 p.m

Location event:
Westport, On

Stories and Songs | Westport Arts Council

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Come join us for Stories & Songs at the Spring June 12 at 7pm. Free hour of storytelling by Jeff Friesen and music by Stephanie Doornekamp. Sponsored by Centre for Creative Learning.

Date :
June 12th, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Location event:
Westport, ON

Some kind of Choir concert

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Some Kind of Choir Concert at Westport United Church.

Special guests The Rideau District High School Jazz Band. Donation at the Door with all proceeds going to RDHS Instrument Repair Fund. Light Refreshments.

Sponsored by The Centre for Creative Learning.

Event Date:
Saturday April 30th, 2016 at 7 p.m

Where :
At Westport United Church

Contact :
Westport Arts Council

Fiddle Fest | Westport Arts Council

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23 April 2016   –   1-4pm   –   The Cove
$10 at the door
Special invitation to all fiddlers: “Jam with the Band” 3-4pm
Line Dancers all welcome! Prize for best dressed “Country Gal” and “Country Boy”.
Featuring Turpin’s Trail

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Fiddle Fest Fundraiser for MusicWestport! April 23rd at 1pm at the Cove join us and Turpin’s Trail for an afternoon of fiddlin’ fun! Fiddlers welcome to join in and jam with the band at 3pm. Prizes for best costume, raffle and great family fun! $10 donation at the door. Reservations recommended.

Fiddle Fest is a friendly contest of local fiddle based groups to increase the awareness of the wonderful instrument and strike joy into the hearts of all those in attendance! This year, Chris Murphy’s Quartet with fiddler Brian Flynn (most of Turpin’s Trail www.turpinstrail.com) will play a couple of sets with a final set featuring amateur fiddlers and their chance to strut their stuff! Should be an afternoon of monumentally string teasing proportions!
Fundraiser for the Westport Arts Council.

 

Event date :
April 23rd, 2016 @ 1 p.m – 4 p.m

 

Location event :
Westport, ON

 

Organizer : Seamus Cowan
Contact Phone : 1.888.COVE.INN
Website :
www.coveinn.com
http://www.westportartscouncil.com
www.turpinstrail.com

WFS FREE MOVIE NIGHT

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Join us for FREE Movie Night! April 22nd at The Free Methodist Church the Westport Film Society will be screening the first film George Clooney directed. Based on a true story of a nation terrorized by its own government. One man dared to tell the truth!

This movie, written by George Clooney and Grant Heslov, portrays the conflict between veteran radio and television journalist Edward R. Murrow and U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Light refreshments. Discussion led by film lover Paul Millar.

Event date :
April 22nd, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m

Event place :
at The Free Methodist Church
Westport, ON

Contact :
Need more info ? Please contact : westportfilm@gmail.com

Some Kind of Choir Concert | Westport Arts Council

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WAC Some Kind of Choir will be in concert at the North Crosby Hall at 7pm, on April 30th. Special guests will be the Rideau District High School Jazz Band! Donation at the door. All proceeds go to RDHS instrument repair program! A great night of song and music! All welcomed!

Premier SOME KIND OF CHOIR Concert
30 April 2016  –  7pm  – North Crosby Hall
Donations at the door. All proceeds to RDHS instrument repair.

 

Event Date:
April 30th, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m

 

Event place :
North Crosby Hall
Westport, ON

Westport Film Society presentation of a movie starring Jim Carrey

Westport Film Society

Join us Friday night (19th February) at 6:30 pm in Westport at the United Church Hall for the Westport Film Society presentation of a movie starring Jim Carrey and directed by Peter Weir about a man who realizes his life is a reality tv show.

More info email westportfilm@gmail.com

Westport Winter Carnival 2016

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The Winter Carnival this year will be spread over 2 weekends.

The first weekend, Saturday Feb.6/2016 begins with the Westport Lions Club Pond Hockey
Tournament. It takes place on Sand Lake at The Lions Club beach if you are interested in participating
contact Bob Reddick at 273-3499.
There will be food and drink and lots of outdoor family fun

The second weekend, begins Friday Feb.12/2016, at The Westport Community Center with our own
Westport Jr. B Rideaus taking on The Brockville Tiki’s. The Theme is ” fill the rink”.
Before the Game, there will be a Special Presentation to FOTA from Aviva. $50,000 dollar Cheque.
In addition, FOTA will be honoring its many Supporters and Volunteers.
Watch for the Mayors Challenge……it should be a blast.
Lots of Draws and Prizes

Saturday Feb. 13/2016, opens up with The 29th Annual Wolf Lake Howl Fishing Derby
Ontario Free Fishing Weekend…no license required for Ontario Residents.
Pike, Pickerel,Ling and Perch categories.
Cash and Draw Prizes.
Tickets available at: Norris Live Bait, Kudrinko’s , Bennett Bait and Tackle in Smith Falls and Wings Live Bait in Lynhurst
$15.00 Dollars per person, children under 12 free.
Final Weigh In will be at 3 PM on Saturday afternoon.
Canteen available
Hey, if you have not tried ice fishing this is your chance to get it off your bucket list. Talk about Family Fun !!!!

Sunday Feb. 14/2016, opens up with the Westport Arts Council’s Winter Games
This Event takes place at the Westport Community Center’s Parking Lot .
Begins at 11 am with Horse and Wagon rides around the streets of Westport. 16 to 18 people per ride, no charge, donation only.
Hot food and beverage will be available outside until 4pm, thanks to John Pringle and Cottage Coffee House.
Also at 11, Westwinds Farm will provide a Petting Zoo and Pony Rides for the Kids to enjoy.
The Winter Games will begin at 1pm. These games consist of: Crosscut Sawing, Nail Hammering,Fresh Egg Maraton and Tug of war.
The teams will see: Business vs Business, Service Club vs Service Club, Fire Dept. vs Fire Dept., Seniors vs Seniors and last but not least
Kids vs Kids.
This will be an exciting afternoon.
Plaques already hang at Town Hall for the winners of last years events and those same plaques will awarded to the winners of this years Events
Everyone is invited back to the Cove at 4 pm for free live entertainment. (Shawn and Henry)
Also on Sunday: The Royal Canadian Legion Upper Rideau Branch 542 Westport Presents: Sundary In the Country

Happy Valentine’s day.

Bring your Valentine to Westport’s own ” Sunday in the Country” with the one and only Jeff Code and his band Silver Wings.
Event gets underway 2 until 6 pm. $10 per person.
Light lunch served.

Monday Feb.15/2016, this Event takes place at North Crosby’s Shlington Park. 1 until 4 pm.
Outside: Skating and Snowshoeing
Inside: Crafts and Karaoke and Hot Chocolate.
Mayors Challenge, don’t miss it , should be fun

This Winter Carnival has been made possible by 7 different groups, that have come together to promote Westport and Area Winter carnival.
The Westport Arts Council
The Westport Lions Club
The Royal Canadian Legion Upper Rideau Br. 542
The Wolf Lake Howl Group
The Westport Jr.B Rideaus
The Westport Parks and Rec Committee
The North Crosby Parks and Rec. Committee.

The Sponsor for this entire Event:: Jim Archambault and Rideau Valley Hearth and Home.
When you run into Jim, thank him for his support, we really appreciate it.

WAC Film Society Free movie night

Free movie night Westport

Free movie night with light refreshments, conversation and a vintage classic movie starring Henry Fonda and a jury deciding the fate of a young man on a hot humid summer night.

Where: Lions Beach House

When: 11-19-2015 6:30 PM

Movie Night at the Lions Beach House

black and white moviesCome out and enjoy two great black and white ole’ movies. B movies with surprises and fun for the whole family.

Free!

Light Refreshments!

When: 10-29-2015 6:20 PM

Where: Lions Beach House

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