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Debbie Lingen

Verona News

by Debbie Lingen

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Published May 19, 2011

The Victoria Day weekend is the time for gardens and flowers. Help start your garden with plants from The Trinity Third Annual Plant Sale. Sale starts at 9 a.m. till sellout at the Frontenac Farmer's Market on Saturday, May 21. Avoid disappointment and be there early. Verona Lions Centre.

The long awaited reopening of Jitterbugs is this Saturday, May 21. Hugh and Deborah Fisher have done a beautiful job completely renovating their new location on Main St. just across from the post office. Drop by to welcome them back and enjoy the fresh new look of Jitterbugs. Free refreshments.

Batman is coming! No, not Adam West but a real batman, Matt Saunders. Matt is going to reveal all the fascinating facts about bats. Bring the kids. There will be live bats to see and a Bat house construction demo. Bat house kits will be for sale for $10. This informative Bat afternoon is sponsored by the South Frontenac Natural Environment Committee. Saturday, May 28 at 1pm, Trinity United Church Hall, Free coffee, lemonade and cookies.

The South Frontenac Natural Environment Committee would like to thank everyone who helped make the tree sale at the Frontenac Farmers Market, May 7, such a huge success.

Verona is a hub of talented musicians. Lee Casement's "solo" album is currently being wrapped, and his CD release event is set for Friday, May 27. Lee told me that he wrote the music and recruited 9 different Verona and area songwriters of family and friends to write and sing the melodies. The project is called In The Guestroom. Lee gave me a sneak listen to the album and it is wonderful. The music and lyrics appeals to all ages. Next Church, 89 Colborne Street, Kingston. 8 pm, cover $2.

And let's not forget the actors in our community. Dick Miller stars in the Kingston Domino Theatre's new play Run for your Wife, running Thursdays to Saturdays until Saturday, May 28. Dick plays a flamboyant upstairs neighbour and causes great merriment every time he appears on the stage. Dick will also be entertaining seniors at the next Verona Diner's Club on Thursday, June 2 at Trinity United Church.

If your teenagers missed the first cooking classes, don't despair, Robin and Peter are holding these life skill lessons for the next five weeks. Their goal is to teach teens the cooking basics. It is a hands-on course. Everyone prepares a meal and eats what they make. Wednesday, May 25. Verona Lions Club Kitchen. 4 pm to 6 pm. $8 per session to cover the cost of food. Contact Peter Bedoukian 613-985-1205, or Robin Celeste 613-374-2313

Dust off those dancing shoes and get ready to dance to the music of Still Standing. Plan to attend the Third Annual Renovations Dance and Silent Auction in support of the Frontenac Community Arena. Saturday June 4 from 9 pm to 1 am. Frontenac Community Arena. Tickets are $ 15 in advance and $ 20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Verona Hardware.

Debbie Lingen

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