DSVA Visitor Cheat Sheet

June 24, 2019
Rob Plumley

Let's face it, visiting the L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area is always a fun experience. But you can have an even more enjoyable time if you follow this simple list of hints & tips. 

These points are meant for first-timers, or those still relatively new to stargazing. We ask that you keep them top of mind during your visit.

Your Macpherson House 2019 Event Cheat Sheet

June 24, 2019
Rob Plumley

The Allan Macpherson House & Park, standing proudly along the banks of the Napanee River at 180 Elizabeth Street in Napanee, opens for another busy summer season on July 2nd. Built circa 1826, this grand old home is offering a jam packed schedule of events and activities in 2019.

Museum Takes Flight

June 21, 2019
Amber Meyer

During the off-season, Napanee’s picturesque historical home sits still and calm, holding the memories of the Macpherson family and early Napanee. After months of planning and preparation, we are ready to open its doors to the public again on July 2nd for a fun filled summer. The beautiful garden and parkland is the perfect spot to escape the busyness of life and take a step back in time. The house is open Wednesday afternoons for tours, and special events are offered Tuesdays to Thursdays from 1:00-4:00pm.  

Staff Picks: The First Mistake

June 20, 2019

Erin Markuschewsky of the Napanee Branch recently enjoyed The First Mistake by Sandie Jones, author of last year's popular thriller The Other Woman. Here is Erin's review:

TD Summer Reading Club 2019

June 20, 2019

TD Summer Reading Club is Canada’s biggest, bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages, all interests, and all abilities. It’s designed to inspire kids to explore the fun of reading their way – the key to building a lifelong love of reading. Here is the calendar. 

Facebook Content Strategies for Your Business

June 19, 2019

Are you are struggling to find engaging content for your Facebook business page? Check out these helpful tips!

Kayaking on Little Mellon Lake a Treat for Nature Lovers

June 18, 2019
Rob Plumley

One of my duties with L&A County is that I manage the popular Dark Sky Viewing Area north of Erinsville. It's a pretty fun part of the job, even though I sometimes get home well after midnight.

Loyalist Cove Marina Obtains International Blue Flag Status

June 17, 2019
Rob Plumley

The Lake Ontario water levels may have been high at Loyalist Cove Marina in Bath on Friday, but so were the spirits of owners Dave and Michelle Hinton as they celebrated their 20th anniversary of ownership.

Staff and patrons gathered on June 14th for the special festivities. In addition to the anniversary, Michelle was also proud to announce that the marina has attained Boating Ontario's Diamond Clean Marine status and is the first non-municipal marina to obtain International Blue Flag Status from Environment Defense in South-eastern Ontario.

Riverbank Rentals now open along the Napaneee River waterfront

June 16, 2019
Rob Plumley

Riverbank Rentals has returned to the the Napanee River waterfront in Downtown Napanee for it's second season of operation. It is located in the parking lot beside The Waterfront River Pub & Terrace at 22 Water Street. Owner Harley Cunningham has a variety of kayaks and paddleboards available to rent, making The Napanee River more accessible than ever before.

Staff Picks: The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore

June 13, 2019

Gillian Goldsmith recently enjoyed The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore by Kim Fu, one of this year's Evergreen Award nominees. Here is her review: