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The Museum is hosting three fun family events this March Break

February 21, 2018
Rob

The Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives is offering a variety of family-friendly events and activities this March Break.

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Furturpreneur wants you to take your "side hustle" to the next level!

February 21, 2018
Rob

Whether you’re an established side hustler or are looking to launch a new business, Futurepreneur Canada can help you reach your goals.

Having a side hustle is a smart way to prepare for the future of work. You can grow your side business as much or as little as you want with unsecured loans up to $15,000 and support from one of our more than 3,000 volunteer mentors.

 

Make your own hand felted shamrocks at Museum Kids on March 3rd

February 21, 2018
Rob

It's a St. Patrick’s Day-inspired edition of Museum Kids on Saturday, March 3rd at 10am. Adelle Webster from Glocca Morra Farms will be on hand to help kids make their very own hand felted shamrock brooch. 

Felting is the art of sticking wool fibres together with the use of a needle and foam block. The wool locks itself together with multiple punctures and becomes firm and pliable enough to create shapes and sculptures. Children aged 4-plus, with the assistance of a parent or guardian, will enjoy working on this fun craft.

Direct Coil achieves international success and growth by capturing efficiencies, entrepreneurship and specialized market capacities

February 20, 2018
Rob

Direct Coil’s incredibly rapid growth and international success demonstrates how entrepreneurship, coupled with specialized industry expertise, can result in a massive, international-scale business in a surprisingly rapid timeframe.

The Millhaven based company, which specializes in industrial heating and cooling coils for a variety of HVACR applications (furnaces, air conditioning units, and most equipment involving air movement) started in 2007.

March Break Madness 2018

February 20, 2018
Catherine

We have three great events going on this March Break across L&A County! These events are free and registration is not required. Drop in for some fun!

Junkyard Symphony

Tuesday, March 13th at 10:30am

Staff Picks: Alias Grace

February 20, 2018
Catherine

Kristin reviews Alias Grace, one of Margaret Atwood's most popular novels. It's a book that is suddenly back in the spotlight since being adapted into a television show for Netflix.

Request for Proposals: EarlyON Child and Family Centres - Questions and Answers

February 16, 2018
Lindsey

Prince Edward-Lennox and Addington Social Services (PELASS), as the Consolidated Municipal Services Manager (CMSM) for the Counties of Prince Edward and Lennox and Addington, is seeking to select a qualified and experienced not-for-profit organization for the management and operation of EarlyON Child and Family Centres. A lead proponent will be selected for each of the Counties of Prince Edward and Lennox and Addington.

Pysanky Workshop happening at the Museum & Archives on March 3rd

February 14, 2018
Rob

Spark Box Studios will be on hand at the Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives to teach the art of Pysanky on Saturday, March 3rd from 1:30 - 3:30pm. This is the first in a new series of Heritage Arts Workshops happening at the museum, located at 97 Thomas Street East in Napanee.

The value of genre-bending

February 12, 2018
Catherine

It seems with every passing year there are more novels that take a sledgehammer to genre conventions. Well, these “genre-benders” are helping literature evolve and, most importantly for voracious readers, they can serve as a bridge into uncharted genre territories.

Waiting to read Fire & Fury?

February 12, 2018
Catherine

Fire & Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff has easily been the most talked about book this year. Wolff presents a behind the scenes look at the Trump administration in this shocking real-life page-turner, based on hundreds of conversations conducted over 18 months, including with most of Trump's senior staff.