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Debbie Lingen

Verona News

by Debbie Lingen

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Published May 17, 2012

A fun-filled Victoria Day weekend in Verona coming up! There will be lots to do and plenty of excitement to keep us happy and entertained. Verona is coming alive with flowers. Thank you to all the businesses that have stocked up on colourful annuals, perennials and hanging baskets. Everything we need to create our gardens is right here in Verona.

Trinity United Church is holding their Annual Plant sale on Saturday, May 19. There will be perennials as well as seedlings, rooted cuttings and houseplants. 9 am to 11 am, or until plants are gone. Verona Lions Center

Prince Charles Public School ia holding a fundraiser, a yard and perennial plant sale at PCPS, Saturday, May 19, 9 am to 2 pm. Chili by the bowl and snacks available. Will be held in the gym if it is raining. Tables for rent $10. To rent a table or make plant donations please call 613-374-3682 or 613-374-1859.

Jitterbugs reopens this Saturday, May 19. Hugh and Deborah Fisher have done a beautiful job making changes and adding new rooms to their location on Main St. just across from the post office. Drop by to welcome them back and enjoy the fresh new look of Jitterbugs.

Stop by the Frontenac Farmers Market at the Verona Lions Club this Saturday. Not only will your favourite vendors be there but they will also be having their annual yard sale.

The parade theme for this year's Verona Cattail Festival is "Turtles, Toads and Tadpoles". The parade will be held Saturday, August 11 at 10 am,. Any group, person or business from Verona or area is welcome to take part. No previous registration or notice is required. Show up and you're in the parade! Use any one or all of the themes for your decorations. Prizes will be awarded in seven different categories. For more information on the categories and the parade log onto

Krista Hanna Thompson is chairperson for this year's Great Strides walk. This walk is raising funds for Cystic Fibrosis Canada and takes place on Sunday, May 27 at 10:00 a.m. at Summerhill (Queen's University campus, near the corners of Arch and Stuart Streets). Everyone is welcome. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. For more information call Krista, 613-372-2850.

South Frontenac Community Services will be holding its annual Flea market on May 26, from 8 am to 2 pm at the Grace Centre, Sydenham. The cost for adults to shop is $1 donation or a canned food item to support the SFCSC Food Bank. Kids are free. If anyone is interested in a space to sell their own items at the flea market, the cost for a table is $20. To book a table contact: Amanda Consack at 613-376-6949 or To arrange pick-up of your donated items contact Dave Linton at 613-376-6477 or 613-929-0980

Debbie Lingen

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