Quinte Rotary Music Festival

Friday April 7: Based on performances earlier this week,  TEN very talented students were chosen by adjudicators Susanne Hughes, Peter Stoll, and Carolynne Davy to compete for several trophies.  This year’s most awarded performer was Tabitha Savic who received the Silver Tray Award (piano), the Silver Strings Award (harp), and the Joe Demeza Prize for…

Kids Against Hunger

Birgit Wartenberg, a member of the Rotary Club of Belleville and Chair of the Rotary Club’s Indigenous Peoples Partnership, organized a tremendously successful 4th Annual Packing Party to support Kids Against Hunger Canada at Loyalist College’s Shark Tank, Saturday November 05, 2016. Kids Against Hunger is a non-profit organization with a MISSION – to engage all Canadians, especially youth,…

PORCHFEST 2016

Sporting a Hawai’ian shirt a la Jimmy Buffett but belting out the Rolling Stones blues, the lead singer of the Tuesday Night Music Club urged: “Will SOMEBODY puh-lease congratulate the organizers of this great event! Where else can you walk around town, visit with friends, make new friends, enjoy munchies and refreshments while enjoying the music of 30…

Wedding bells for Tegan & Jim at Waupoos Winery Vineyard

In spite of the torrential downpour, everyone had such a great time on Saturday August 13, 2016!  I think these pictures capture the flavor of the wonderful occasion of friends and family gathered together to celebrate the wedding of Tegan & Jim!    

Jim & Tegan’s Canadian Wedding Party

More images to come but here are the first few images of the Wedding Party to celebrate the wedding of my wonderful stepson, Jim Allin, to his lovely new bride, Tegan!

Quinte International Air Show 2016

Dateline: June 25-26, 2016 Organizers at Canadian Forces Base Trenton, Ontario, Canada were rewarded for their tremendous efforts when approximately 80,000 people attended QIAS2016, the first airshow held at CFB Trenton since 2003.   The biannual event had always been popular but military personnel felt that, while Canadian soldiers fought overseas, a celebration would be inappropriate. The Skyhawks…

Quinte Rotary Music Festival

Rotary International supports and creates many projects at home and abroad.  Rotarians focus on projects that contribute in practical ways to community development.  Rotary projects in schools, clinics, and remote villages in many of the world’s poorest nations help ease the burdens of daily living with projects that focus on health care, nutrition, and education. Rotary Clubs also…

Parrot Art Gallery presents…VERDANT

What are these dancers looking at?   Come see for yourself at the John M. Parrott Gallery’s 11th Juried exhibition  VERDANT showcasing regional artists’ talents in a variety of media. Opening Reception  Thursday, May 5th from 6-7:30 p.m. Show continues Thursday May 5th – Thursday June 2nd, 2016. Parrott Gallery located in the Belleville Public Library, 254…

Belleville Art Association Annual Juried Show 2015

Founded in 1958, the Belleville Art Association has been a major artistic and creative presence in the city. The first juried show of the BAA was held in 1967 at the Corby Public Library.  I attended the awards ceremony at this year’s Annual Juried Show and was delighted to receive the DONA KNUDSEN IMPACT AWARD for…