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Be 'Curator for a Day' at Museum Kids on June 3rd

May 23, 2017
Rob Plumley

Kids, do you collect something you just have to share? Become a curator for a day on June 3rd at 10am and showcase your collection at Museum Kids!

Bring in your collection the Lennox and Addington County Museum and Archives in Napanee and create an “exhibit” to share with the public. Table space will be provided to each child, along with some art supplies to assist with the “exhibit design” for their special collections.

Staff Picks: The Orphan's Tale

May 19, 2017
Catherine

Marg Wood of the Napanee Branch of the County of Lennox & Addington Libraries recently enjoyed the newly released historical fiction novel The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff. “From the author of The Kommandant’s Girl, comes an equally heartwarming and heartbreaking story of love and the quest for survival during WWII,” says Marg.

Fans of WWII era historical fiction are sure to enjoy this poignant tale.

Get your Adrenaline Pumping at Hell Holes Nature Trails

May 18, 2017
Rob Plumley

Hell Holes Nature Trails & Caves has made the top 10 list of "Ways to Get Your Adrenaline Pumping This Summer in Southeastern Ontario".

Coming in at #4, Hell Holes is the "spot if your idea of adventure is climbing down through a hole in the earth and investigating an underground cave," according the The Great Waterway, creators of the list.

Rendez-vous 2017 dropping anchor in L&A County

May 12, 2017
Rob Plumley

In honour of our nation's 150th anniversary, eleven tall ships from around the world will be sailing Canadian waters this summer. They're scheduled to drop anchor at the port of Bath in front of the picturesque grounds of the Fairfield Gutzeit House from July 7th - 9th.

2017 stargazing season kicks off on May 26th & 27th

May 10, 2017
Rob Plumley

The spring stargazing season has arrived and the public is invited to the Lennox & Addington County Dark Sky Viewing Area for the first event of 2017.

The 'Spring Sky' Stargazing Evenings are on May 26th & 27th at dusk (weather permitting). On hand at the Dark Sky Viewing Area to lead the sessions will be dark sky enthusiast, Joe Gilker. Joe has become well-known in astrophotography circles in recent years and writes the popular "Dark Arts Astrophotography" blog.

Businesses getting ready for 2017 tourism season

May 10, 2017
Rob Plumley

With summer fast-approaching, a number of Lennox & Addington County's signature tourism operators will soon be opening their doors for another busy season.

Bon Echo Provincial Park in Cloyne opens for day use and overnight camping beginning on May 12th. Bon Echo is the county's largest tourist attraction, with more than 200,000 people through the gates annually. 

Calling all authors!

May 10, 2017
Catherine

On June 10th from 10am-1pm at the Napanee Branch Library, we will be holding our 3rd Annual Local Author Showcase and Great Big Book Sale.

We are currently in the process of confirming the local writers we will be featuring at this event. If you are interested in participating (it's free!), please contact Julie by May 29th.

Staff Picks: Everything, Everything

May 10, 2017
Catherine

Caitlyn Baker, from the Napanee Branch of the County of L&A Libraries, recently enjoyed Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon, a popular and award-winning Young Adult (YA) novel.

Market season returns to Lennox & Addington County

May 9, 2017
Rob Plumley

Market season has arrived in Lennox & Addington County. Now is your chance to purchase a great assortment local products and crafts at a number of markets in our area.

Beginning May 12th from 2-6pm, be sure to check out the Odessa Farmers' Market. The market runs rain or shine and is open every Friday from 2 - 6pm throughout the summer at the Odessa Fairgrounds.

2017 MEGA Geocaching Event is only 101 days away!

May 9, 2017
Rob Plumley

It's hard to believe, but we're only 101 days away from the 2017 Discover L&A County MEGA Geocaching Event! There's lots of great stuff going on in Lennox & Addington for geocachers. See below for details: