Verona Logo
space Home

Space Events Calendar
Space Verona News Column
Space VCA Sponsored Events
Space Verona Community Assoc.
Space Volunteer in Verona!
Space Verona Photos
Space Business Directory
Space Verona Festival
Space Map / Location
Space Community Services & Clubs
Space Recreation
Space Verona History
Space Contact Us
Space Misc. Articles
Space - Wild Parsnip

Adopt-A-Barrel 2013
Flower Growing

Debbie Lingen

Verona News

by Debbie Lingen

Previous Verona News Column Issues

Published December 1, 2011

It was a perfect evening as Verona residents celebrated the Christmas Tree Lighting last Friday. Hundreds of happy people gathered to sing Christmas carols with Ross Clow and enjoyed horse drawn wagon rides through the village. Even Santa Claus made a surprise visit to the delight of the youngsters. Kudos to Ross and all the volunteers who helped make this evening a great start to the Holiday Season.

A "Christmas Homecoming Celebration" Country Gospel Concert featuring Ross Clow, the Old Hims and Crooked Wood will be held in the Country Church, Hartington on Friday December 2 starting at 7 pm. Free will offering and refreshments. For more information call 613-374-2178.

A Community Choir presents "Spirit of Advent", a Christmas Choral Concert. The concert will be held at the Verona Trinity United Church, Friday, December 2 starting at 7:30 pm. Free admission.

Start your Saturday morning in Harrowsmith with a free pancake breakfast at St Paul's United Church. 8:30 to 10 am. All are welcome. Then head outdoors for the annual Harrowsmith's Santa Claus Parade. The parade departs Centennial Park at 10 am. After the parade, enjoy free hot dogs, hot chocolate and a visit with jolly old Saint Nick at the Social & Athletic Club. Saturday, December 3.

Sisters By Heart invite us to a Special Ladies Night Out on Tuesday, December 6. The theme of this evening is Gingerbread Friends with guest singer Lori Domen. Sisters by Heart will also be helping the Christmas for Kids project. Please bring socks and/or underwear for the children in our community. Do not gift-wrap. Invite a friend and share in this very special evening. Tickets are $5 and are available in advance and at the door. 7 to 9 pm. Verona Free Methodist Church. For more info call 613-374-1232.

Come and join the fun - Turkey Bingo at Prince Charles Public School Gymnasium. Wednesday, December 7. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the games start at 7 pm. There will be raffles, prizes, canteen and of course turkeys. For more information call Nicky Gowdy, 613-374-3610

The Diners Club Program for adults, ages 55 plus, takes place on Wednesday, December 7. Noon at the Verona Lions Club. Reservations are required. Call 613-376-6477. Rural Visions.

The Frontenac Flyers PeeWee Rep Team play a home game Saturday, December 3 at 2:30 pm when they take on the Loyalist Jets. Frontenac Community Arena in Piccadilly. Come out and support your local hockey team!

Ladies, attend the Self Care Program for Women Practicing Wellness. Discover the benefits of meditation, good nutrition, sufficient sleep and regular exercise. Tuesday, December 6, 10 am to 3:00 pm at the Verona Medical Centre. The session is free. Register by calling 613-374-2077.

Join us Christmas day for a fun packed, music filled day with a delicious Christmas feast with all the trimmings. Share our Verona Christmas Spirit! This is a free event and is open to Verona and area residents. Reserve your spot. Free tickets at Verona Hardware or Topper's Convenience. For more details call Joyce at 613-374-3406.

Debbie Lingen

For more information about Verona, Ontario please contact:
Debbie Lingen

Previous Verona News Column Issues

[an error occurred while processing this directive]