June Events

Exciting events upcoming in June

Starting Saturday, June 24th 2006 and running every Saturday throughgout the summer the Town of Lac Brome (Knowlton) will be presenting a Farmer’s Market. Fresh vegetables, fruits, cheeses, smoked fish, homemade pies and fresh cut flowers will be offered in an outdoor market environment. The Market will be located at 48 Maple Street in Knowlton and will run from 10am to 1pm every Saturday. See you there!

On Sunday, June 25th the 28th edition of the Tour du Lac Brome, the Knowlton Marathon, featuring courses of 1.6 km for kids and for adults 5km, 10km, and 20km road race. There are still volunteers needed to help run this very popular event. For information call 514-774-3793 or go to the official website of the Tour du Lac Brome.

June 8
Registration for summer programs 2006, Salamander Summer Day Camps for 3 to 13 years, Aquatic program and Pony Club, Legion Community Centre, 4:30 – 7 p.m. 242-2020.

June 9-11
Exhibition of prize dogs approved by St. Francis Kennel Club. Brome Fair grounds. 263-6510.

Family film night at Arts Knowlton. Pink Panther is playing on Friday, June 9 at 7 p.m.

June 10
Annual fishing derby for kids sponsored by the Brome-Bolton Fish and Game Club, 8:30 a.m. – noon at Mr. Eustache’s pond, 454 Brill Road, West Bolton. The pond will be stocked with 8- to 10-inch trout (5 per child). Door prizes, hot dogs and soft drinks. No admission fee and no fishing license required. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Worms will be provided free of charge. 242-1091 or 243-0520 (evenings).

June 11
Antique and Craft market, BCHS Museum grounds, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 243-6782 .

June 14
Margo Smith Bridge Benefit Luncheon on behalf of TBL Wellness Volunteer Centre, Knowlton Golf Club, 264 Lakeside, noon. Make up your own table and please reserve as soon as possible at 243-0124. Limited seating. $16 per person all inclusive.

June 16
Youth dance – Grades 4 to Sec. l. $5, Legion Community Centre, 7-10 p.m. 242-2020.

June 17
Car wash by Knowlton Lions Club. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Desgens Esso Service Station, 515 Knowlton Rd.

Annual Strawberry Social organized by The Fulford Social and Recreation Clubs, celebrating the 150’° anniversary of the first settlers in Fulford. Fulford Hall, noon – 3 p.m. 539-2982.

SPCA Monteregie Adoption Day. Noon – 3 p.m. in Mill Pond Park. For info or to volunteer to help call 242-2892.

June 19
Discovering wild medicinal plants, outing conference in the Parc enviroranemental naturel de Sutton, organized by L’antenne Brome-Missisquoi de l ‘Universite du 3ieme age (UTA) de l’universite de Sherbrooke with wellknown speaker Army Schneider. Rendez-vous at 1:30 p.m. at Sutton Mountain. Car pooling available. Information and registration: 538-0300 or email “ecco-martin@sympatico.ca”. Cost: $10. The number of participants is limited to 30. First come, first served.

June 20
Conference Societe d’horticulture Tournesol. Speaker: JeanClaude Vigor, horticulturist. Subject: Crazy gardens. Ecole secondaire Wilfrid-Leger, Waterloo, 7 p.m. Free for members, $8 for non-members. 539-2740..

June 21
Club de la Bonne Humeur monthly lunch. BBQ at noon. 243-4109.

June 24-25
Brome Family Weekend with RCMP Musical Ride. Celebrating the Brome County Agricultural Society’s 150th anniversary. Featured event on both days is RCMP musical ride combined with opther events: Antique Car Show, International Sheepdog Trials etc. Admission is $5 under three are free. Brome Fairgrounds. More info at www.bromefair.com

Arts
An exhibition of photographs from University Bishop’s students will take place at the Pettes Memorial Library, from June 1 to June 30.

An exhibition of Mary Martin’s paintings will be held at the BCHS Museum, June 23 – July 2. Information at 243-6782.

Exhibition of Tour des Arts members’ works at Arts Knowlton, June 24 – July 8. All works are for sale. Part of the sales will go to Arts Knowlton. Open at the same time as the theatre. Info 242-2270.

Myth and Symbol by France Clavet, original oils and Giclee prints at Galerie Charmante, 1182 Macey Rd., Sutton, June 18 – Sept. 24. Open Wednesday – Sunday 1 – 5 p.m. and by appointment. 538-0989 or www.galeriecharmante.com

La Societe d’Histoire et de Patrimoine de Frelighsburg presents an exhibition of prints by Ginette H. Brochu and Rose-Marie Doucet, June 2, 3 and 4 at 46 Principale Street, Frelighsburg.

Local Theatre
Thursday, June 29 at 2 and 8 p.m. and Friday, June 30 at 8 p.m., Theatre Lac-Brome opens the summer season with the Irish comedy, Stones in His Pockets by Marie Jones. Information: 242-2270.

Family film night at Arts Knowlton. Pink Panther is playing on Friday, June 9 at 7 p.m.

Local Music
FACE school orchestras from Montreal will give a concert at Arts Knowton June 18 at 3 p.m. For reservation and information call 242-2270.

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