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St. Pat's Annual Christmas Luncheon Nov 29-30

St. Patrick's CWL will be holding its Annual Christmas Luncheon and Sale on Saturday, November 29th from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm with the sale portion continuing on Sunday, November 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Come enjoy a lasagna lunch for only $8.00 and then peruse our various tables: craft, bake, jewellery, odds & ends, and the new-to-you.

BAZAR Nov 22 to benefit the Souer de Saint-Joseph-de-Saint-Vallier mission to Haiti

BAZAR to benefit the Souer de Saint-Joseph-de-Saint-Vallier mission to Haiti at 560, chemin Ste-Foy, Door 3, Quebec.

Date : Saturday, 22 November 2008 and Sunday, 23 November 2008 Time : From 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Animation - Artisanal Crafts - Food - Draws

All proceeds to the benefit of the mission.

Annual Christmas Art Exhibition and Sale

L'ASSOCIATION DES CRÉATEURS ET ARTISANS DE SILLERY

L'ASSOCIATION DES CRÉATEURS ET ARTISANS DE SILLERY will hold its annual Christmas Exhibition and Sale at the Bibliothèque Charles-H-Blais, 1445 Magure Avenue in Sillery from Saturday, November 15th to Sunday, November 30, 2008.

Workshop for parents of children (up to age 5)

When: Tuesday, November 18th 2008

Presents

Getting through the first 5 years

with your baby

Workshop for parents of

children (up to age 5)


Guest Speaker:

Nathalie Lagarde, Prenatal nurse

The Valcartier Family Centre Arts and Craft Sale Nov 22, 10:00 am to 3:00pm.

VEQ is providing free transportation

A variety of arts and crafts made by artists in the community will be on sale. Items such as: Decorative paper, greeting cards, handmade soap, tole paintings, homemade food, chocolates, necklaces, jewerly and much more.

Date: November 22, 2008 Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: The Valcartier Family Centre (Building 93) Admission: FREE

VEQ's Holiday Happy Hour When: Thursday, December 4 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Join us for VEQ's Holiday Happy Hour When: Thursday, December 4 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Where: Les Voûtes du cavour. 38 rue St-Pierre, Québec, G1K 3Z6.

A variety of finger foods will be served in an atmosphere of Holiday cheer
and great company!
Don't miss out on your chance to win great door prizes.

December 6th St Michael’s & St Matthew’s Church Thrift Sale

December 6th St Michael’s & St Matthew’s Church,  1800 Chemin Saint-Louis, will hold its monthly sale, The Thrift, from 10:30 to 1 p.m. Clothing, jewellery, English and French books for children and adults, dishware, household goods, odds & ends, toys and collectables. Good quality, good condition. Unbeatable prices. Everyone welcome.

Story Time in Shannon

Join Shirley Kiley and Jennifer Patterson for Story Time at the  Shannon library, 50 rue St-Patrick, from 10 to 11 a.m. Reading and craftmaking. Parents are encouraged to attend. Map to location

National Ballet School 2008/09 Nov 4 Audition Tour visits Quebec City, QC

 

Join Graham Fraser at the Morrin Center Dec. 7th, Canada'a Commissioner of Official Languages

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December 7th, 7:30 pm $4 members 6$ non-members

QHS vice-principal dies unexpectedly

Holland School Governing Board is currently seeking a community member

The Holland School Governing Board is currently seeking a community member for the 2008-2009 school year.  If you are interested in providing a helping hand to the board, please contact the school for more details at 418-681-7705 ext. 233 or via e-mail at [email protected]

It's flu vaccine time! Friday, November 14, 2008 Flu Clinic at the Jeff!

You must make an appointment by calling Mamie Stewart at 418 684-JEFF (5333), ext. 1564.

 

C.W.L. Shannon Nov. 23rd Community Breakfast

The CWL of Shannon will hold a community breakfast from 9 A.M. to 12 P.M. at the Shannon Community Center, 75 Gosford, Shannon.  The price is $6.00 for adultes, $4.00 for children from 6 to 12 and free for children under 5.

See you then!!!

November 1st St. Michael's Thrift

St Michael’s & St Matthew’s Church,  1800 Chemin Saint-Louis, will hold its monthly sale, The Thrift, from

Calèche driver Billy Gallichon dies at 81

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Photo: Mike Reshitnyk

Renowned calèche driver Billy Carol Gallichon passed away at St. Brigid’s Home at the age of 81.
Danny Doyle, friend and fellow driver, spoke of Gallishon’s dedication during his 46 years on the job. “Billy was a legend. He worked seven days a week. It wasn’t work for him, it was a pleasure.”

St Michael's Thrift

October 4. St Michael’s & St Matthew’s Church, 1800 Chemin Saint-Louis, will hold its monthly sale, The Thrift, from 10:30 to 1 p.m.
Clothing, jewellery, English and French books for children and adults, dishware, household goods, odds & ends, toys and collectables. Good
quality, good condition. Unbeatable prices. Everyone welcome.

Annual Cross Country Running Championship

Saturday October 4, 2008:  The Central Quebec School Board will be holding its annual Cross Country Running Championship at the Base Plien Air Ste Foy starting at 9:15 with the tour of the trails followed by the first race at 10:00.  Everyone is welcome to join in as a participant or spectator. On site registration for the open division

Quebec Art Company Annual General Meeting

The Quebec Art Company welcomes everyone to its Annual General Meeting, Sunday, October 5 at 1:30 p.m. in Carter Hall, 31 Rue Desjardins. For more information contact Cheryl Rimmer (418) 881-4090.

Oct 5th, Blessings of the Animals

There will be a Blessing of the Animals officiated by Arch-Bishop Bruce Stavert at St. Michael's Anglican Church in Sillery at 10:30AM on Sunday, October 5 2008

15th Annual Christmas Bazaar on November 16

Sponsored by Anglican Guild of Christ Church

CREATIVE AND FUN WORKSHOP " MESSAGE ON A BOTTLE"

BECOME A LITERACY VOLUNTEER!

JOIN US FOR A CREATIVE AND FUN WORKSHOP " MESSAGE ON A BOTTLE"

Presenter: Kate Strickland, the former Executive Director of Literacy Unlimited, currently runs art vein studio in Hudson, Quebec, where she does creativity workshops and makes her own art.

When:  Tuesday, September 30th 2008

Quebec Art Company Auditions Sept. 14 at 1:30

Auditions for the Quebec Art Company's production of 'HARVEY' by Mary Chase will be held on Sunday Sept. 14 at 1:30 at Carter Hall, 31 rue des Jardins. The play will run Nov. 27-30. For more info please contact Cheryl at 418 881-4090.
 

ANNOUNCING - Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Archive Partnership with Google

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Archives can be accessed here

Please click on the CBC logo below to listen to Pierre Little, Publisher of the QCT explain the project. 

Kéno Foundation 3rd annual fund-raising walk

Description: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH

Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier Firemen's Labour Day Chicken BBQ

LABOUR DAY CHICKEN B.B.Q.B.B.Q.

Old art meets the new world: Le Louvre à Québec exhibition

275 works on loan from the Louvre are now on display at the Musée

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Photo: Scott French

The Musée national des beaux arts du Québec is serving up a taste of the Louvre’s art feast in Paris.

The Musée has taken an eclectic sampling of the Louvre’s expansive collection and serves a delectable amuse bouche of 275 works spanning 5,000 years. The exhibition is fresh, light, and satisfying; it won’t leave visitors feeling over-stuffed and ready for bed.

Haller gets NMA nod

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Congratulations to Aurian Haller (pictured), winner of the 2008 National Magazine Award for Best Poem. Haller’s long work Song of the Taxidermist, which appeared in the literary journal Malahat Review, was chosen by the judges as the finest piece of verse to have been published in a Canadian magazine in 2007.

Visionaries Garden illuminates

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Photo: Scott French

The spectacularly light Visionaries Garden at the Musée de Civilization is now open to the public.

Two solitudes working together in harmony

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Photo: Dan Parker
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