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AROHAFEST 2019 is taking place at the Shenkman Arts Centre on Friday, Sept. 20 starting at 5 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 21 at noon. This is the one and only bilingual cultural festival of its kind in the country, whose mission is to promote the arts and beauty of Indian culture in Canada through authentic food tastings, Indian classical dance performances, and Bollywood workshops in visual arts. On-stage performances will include two-time Juno-winning Indian-Canadian singer Kiran Ahluwalia and award-winning Indian-Canadian Kathak dancer Anjali Patil.


OKTOBERFEST PARTY from 7 p.m. at the Royal Oak Orléans, 1981 St. Joseph Blvd. (corner of Jeanne d’Arc). Traditional German fare, litre steins of beer and polka music by The International Set!!


LA FÊTE FrancOrléans from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at École secondaire Garneau, 6588 rue Carriere. The families of Orléans and surrounding areas are invited to a celebration of Franco-Ontarian Day. FREE family activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. include face painting, outdoor games, visiting firefighters and much more.


ORLÉANS OKTOBERFEST at the Orléans Brewing Co., 4380 Innes Road from 11 a.m. to midnight. Beer Garden with Stray Dog Brewing Co., Broadhead Brewing Company, Brasserie Tuque de Broue and Brasserie Étienne Brûlé. Live entertainment. Games and prizes.

 

Local news

 

LRT passes first test with flying colours
Posted Sept. 19, 2019

It’s been 10 years in the making, but the wait is finally over as thousands of east end commuters enjoyed taking the LRT to and from work for the first time this week. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local federal election race still missing a Liberal candidate
Posted Sept. 12, 2019

The federal election may have started yesterday, but for voters in Orléans there is still an important piece missing from the board as the Liberals have yet to choose a candidate to place on the ballot. Read more

 

 

 

Orléans writer co-authors children’s book
Posted Sept. 5, 2019

Where would we be without the innocuous bookmark? And no, I don’t mean the electronic e-book kind. I mean the old-fashioned paper kind. The ones that have saved countless pages in countless books from having their top corners folded over. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Blind-deaf athlete helps Mexican children hear again
Posted Sept. 5, 2019

Since being diagnosed with Usher’s Syndrome in 2002, deaf-bind athlete Kevin Frost has accomplished a lot in his life. He’s competed internationally as a speed skater and a cyclist, winning a number of medals, and he recently won the Canadian blind golf championship. But none of those accomplishments can compare to the role he’s played in helping 28 Mexican children hear again Read more

 

 

 

 

Exploding wagon wheel seriously injures Cumberland man
Posted July 26, 2019

A Cumberland man is warning his fellow east end residents to take extra care when filling their wagon wheels up with air. Leo Lane resident Mike Potvin was filling up the tires on his utility wagon on June 30 when the split rim on one of the tires blew apart causing severe lacerations to his face requiring more than 150 stitches, a broken orbital bone, a broken nose, a hole in his upper palate and the loss of more than a dozen dental implants. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

The kitchen is now open at the Orléans Brewing Co.
Posted July 26, 2019

During the past four years Orléans has undergone a gastronomic renaissance of sorts with the opening of a plethora of excellent restaurants that have made area residents question the need to drive downtown for a decent meal. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Entertainment

  Sports


OST presents a fresh take on The Wizard of Oz

Final GMC recital serves as rehearsal for Kiwanis Music Festival

Missoula Children’s Theatre returns to Orléans


Panthers kick off NCAFA season in impressive season

Ottawa TFC teams advance to Ontario Cup quarterfinals

Local hurdler wins Canadian junior championship

 
Local business

  Opinion

 


CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business

 

SANTÉ CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS CENTRE: Where healthy people go

 

180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser

 

 

 


VIEWPOINT: Preparing for the worst, while hoping for the best

 

WALTER ROBINSON: Labour Day weekend brings a whole list of pending chores

 

HEATHER JAMIESON: Downsizing our possessions and celebrating a year of parkrun Orléans

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