November 25 2015 Edition

Sailing the seas aboard the Silver Whisper

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Photo: Silversea Cruises

Cruising down the river”....♫♪♫♪

Well, it wasn’t a Sunday afternoon, and the sun wasn’t above, but the Silver Whisper certainly put one in the mood to go cruising down the river or over the sea in luxurious style. 

Turkey supper at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Carter Hall was stuffed with some 100 people who gobbled down their turkey dinners in record time last Saturday evening. 

Tables decorated with red poinsettias on white tablecloths encircled by green upholstered chairs added a festive touch to the occasion. 

The Aurian Haller Band at the Vieux Bureau de Poste

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Photo: AHBand

All the leaves are gone and the sky is grey, but the art and music of the Aurian Haller Band can certainly put some colour in your life. 

Quebec City ready for its tenth Red Bull Crashed Ice

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

November 27 and 28 will be a big weekend in Quebec City for sports fans! The Vanier Cup final will be played out at Université Laval and will capture the attention of college football fans across Canada. 

Trivial facts: the origin of the phrase “the bee’s knees”

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Photo: LarryDixon.org

It’s the oddest expression. Ever wonder why we say “the bee’s knees?”

Do bees even have knees?! 

OBITUARY: Dora HICKS 1931– 2015

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OBITUARY: Dr. Clarence ROSENHEK, M.D.,C.M (1915- 2015)

It is with sadness that his family announces the passing of Dr. Clarence Rosenhek on November 5, 2015, in his 101st year. He is survived by his devoted wife Doris (Steinberg), sons Dr. Shoel, Mark (Ruth Darmon) and Steven (Dr. Bonnie Burke) and adored grandchildren Benjamin, Julian, Jonathan, Sarah and Jackson.

Christmas magic in Quebec City

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The delightful and delicious German Marketplace will be open in the Jardin de l’Hôtel de Ville beside and in front of Quebec City Hall from November 27 to December 20. Kiosks will be open from Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The market will be closed from Monday to Wednesday. 

Clean green, using homemade products

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Photo: Lise Lafond

What if you could help save the planet, save money, and get rid of dangerous chemicals and plastic bottles in your home. You can do all this with simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen such as baking soda, vinegar, and lemon juice. 

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