September 17 2014 Edition

St. Patrick’s parish celebrates annual Memorial Mass

Photo: Photo by Marie White

Members of the parish gathered in St. Patrick's Cemetery on Chemin Saint-Louis on Sunday afternoon, September 14, to celebrate the annual Memorial Mass for all who had passed away in the past year.

Willkommen to Octoberfest!

Dust off your Lederhosen or your Dirndl and kommt to the first Octoberfest organized by the congregation of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity. This typical Bavarian family-friendly festival will be held in Carter Hall, 31 Rue Des Jardins, in the Old City, on Saturday, September 27, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Midori to play with OSQ on September 24 and 25

Photo: Photo by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

The fall season of the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec began this week with a special program of music to honour the Royal 22e Régiment and to commemorate the Great War of 1914-1918.

On September 24 and 25, renowned Japanese-American violinist, Midori Gotö, will perform the Sibelius' Concerto for violin with the OSQ, under the direction of Jean-François Rivest.

Barrett, Helen

Barrett, Helen (nee Blackadder), born in 1924 in Quebec City, passed away peacefully in Vancouver, August 15, 2014, at the age of 90. Helen was predeceased by her husband Alex in February 2008.

CFB Valcartier Family Day

Photo: Photo by Juanita Craig

The Cinquième Régiment d'Artillerie légère du Canada (5 RALC) of the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery held a family day at CFB Valcartier last Saturday, September 13, to celebrate its 30th anniversary. It was a brisk early autumn day, yet some 100 family members and friends turned out for the event.

2,000 runners expected at the XMAN Race at Le Relais

The Arthritis Society and the XMAN Race recently announced that their third and final race of the year will Quebec City, where winners from the Montreal and Sherbrooke races will vie for the championship title. At least 2,000 runners - including 250 young runners in the Xkids event - are expected to compete in the race on September 27 at the Le Relais ski centre.

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