Get Ready to Party with Annual GDHS Fur Ball Cruise

by Lorraine Payette, written July 30, 2015

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A hoppin’ and a boppin’ to the Crocodile Rock!

(Gananoque, ON) In the dog days of August, there’s nothing better than hanging with all the cool cats at the annual Gananoque and District Humane Society Fur Ball! The costume cruise of the season, you glide blissfully along with the 1,000 Islands Cruises Rockport Boat Line, snacking on delicious homemade food and strutting like a peacock. It’s a chance to bring out your inner party animal while you dance the time away to the sounds of R-Banned, cover group extraordinaire, playing all of your classic party favourites from the ‘60s and ‘70s. Pussycat, Pussycat, we hope you’re ready to Crocodile Rock your way to helping a great cause. – to read more>


Cookies, Critters and Crafts – Oh, My!

Come on down!

Come on down!

by Lorraine Payette, written October 19, 2013

(GANANOQUE, ONTARIO) If you go down to the Branch 92 Legion in Gananoque on Saturday, November 16, be prepared for a good time. The Gananoque and District Humane Society is holding its annual Cookies, Critters and Crafts for Kids fund raiser, and all sorts of tasty things are in store. – to read more>

Holiday Giving Starts Early with All Souls Goods and Services Auction

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, Watertown, NY
All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, Watertown, NY

by Lorraine Payette, written October 13, 2013

(Watertown, NY) As the seasons change, thoughts begin to turn to winter holiday celebrations and gift giving. Even though Halloween isn’t with us yet, many businesses are already gearing up for the gift giving season.

However, not everyone wants the ordinary gifts available with the mass marketers. Sometimes the preferred item is something small and unique, something more personal. Sometimes it isn’t a thing at all, but a service or entertainment. – to read more>

A Day of Fun for Everyone at St. Joseph Fun Fair

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by Lorraine Payette, written September 24, 2013

(GANANOQUE, ON) – St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School in Gananoque wants you to come on down to 235 Georgianna Street for a day of fun, family oriented activities.

“The Annual Fun Fair will be held on Saturday, October 5th, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon,” says the school. “This is a great event for families that includes auctions, raffle tables, bake table, fish pond, air castles, and much more. – to read more>

“Local Flavours, Local Friends” Returns to TI Playhouse

by Lorraine Payette, written September 11, 2013

(GANANOQUE, ON) – Building on the success of last year’s event, the Thousand Islands Playhouse in Gananoque has decided to once again host “Local Flavours, Local Friends” on September 21 at 4:30 p.m.

“It’s a great chance to get out and show what we have to offer,” said Kerry Coyle of the Purple House at the tasting last year. “There are a lot of wonderful opportunities here just waiting to be explored.” – to read more>

GDHS Presenting Gala 4th Annual Autumn Dinner

GDHS Autumn Gala Invitation

GDHS Autumn Gala Invitation

by Lorraine Payette, written September 5, 2013

(GANANOQUE, ONTARIO) Prepare to tantalize your taste buds and enjoy a spirited auction to help raise money for a great cause. The Gananoque & District Humane Society (GDHS) is holding its fourth annual Autumn Dinner at 6:00 pm on Saturday, September 28, at the Christ Church Hall on Princess Street in Gananoque, and they’d love to see you there. – to read more>

Second Gospel Brunch Set for Hot Roast Company on Sunday

Sheila Rosalie and Friends serve up gospel music at the Hot Roast Co.

Sheila Rosalie and Friends serve up gospel music at the Hot Roast Co.

by Lorraine Payette, written August 10, 2013

(GANANOQUE, ONTARIO) Good times, gospel music and a delicious Sunday brunch – what better combination you could there be. The Hot Roast Company at 198 King Street East is holding their second Gospel Sunday Brunch on Sunday, August 11 from noon until 3:00 p.m.

Hosted by Sheila Rosalie, it features live music by Sheila Rosalie and friends, and will include music by Ellis Wolfreys. Musicians from throughout the local area are expected to attend. – to read more>