Published June 24, 2009
A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. ~James Dent
It's a delight to see local fresh produce at The Farmers' Market. A sure sign that summer is finally here. Multiple varieties of lettuce, radishes, onions and of course strawberries are ready to eat. It tastes so much better when it is picked in the morning and on our tables the same day. The Farmers' Market runs every Saturday from 9am to 2 pm at the Verona Lions Club on Verona Sand Rd.
Sunday June 28 is a big day for Glenn and Gloria Connell. They will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary and invite all their friends to join them in this joyful celebration of their lives together. Drop by the Verona Lions Club from 2 pm to 5 pm. No gifts, just your best wishes.
North Frontenac Little Theatre will be holding auditions for " Beyond Reasonable Doubt" on June 29 and 30, from 7 to 9 pm. at the NFLT Hall, Road 38 in Tichborn. NFLT is seeking 14 characters from age 25 to 65, males and females. Doug MacIntyre is the director and is quite enthusiastic about this production. The first act takes place in the courtroom with the audience as the jury. The second act reenacts the scene of the crime. Doug tells us that the play is full of delicious twists and turns and keeps the audience guessing throughout the entire play.
Welcome to "The Mud House", a new Verona business. Connie Stretch, or the "Mud Lady" as she prefers to be called, specializes in ion detoxification footbaths. Her other services include facial, mud wraps and body sugaring. The Mud House's grand opening will be August 8, however she is open for business now. 6698 Main St. (corner of Genge St.). You can contact the Mud Lady at 613-374-1505.
Look for Cameron the Bog Lemming, Verona Festival's beloved mascot, at the Canada Day parade in Harrowsmith this Wednesday, July 1. Festival volunteers will also be walking in the parade, decked out in Hollywood glamour.
The Rural Visions Centre has undergone a name change. It is now officially called Southern Frontenac Community Services Corporation. Their commitment remains the same. They offer services to seniors, children ages 0 - 12 and their parents, physically disabled adults and low income families.
This summer is shaping up to be one of Verona's best. A summer featuring such events as the Lion's Jamboree, 2 more free music concerts, the Verona Festival, and the Garlic festival. There is no need to go anywhere else. Verona has it all. Entertainment plus the great outdoors! You would be hard pressed to find any community the size of ours that offers so much. We are so lucky to have many volunteers who generously offer their time and effort to help make Verona such a great place to live.
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