Archive for the ‘Life’ Category

  • Meditate away your stress

    Jul 24, 13 • 475 Views • Life1 Comment

    How much would you pay to be truly stress-free, even for a few moments? The Chatham-Kent Public Library is offering you the chance to try it for free. Sahaja Yoga Toronto is teaming up with the Chatham library branch to host an introduction to meditation with...

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    Treasure hunters to flock to Dresden

    Jul 24, 13 • 462 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Dresden’s Jolly Rover Treasure Hunt is back for a third run July 28, as participants will search for clues for a shot at $200 in booty. Myriam Armstrong, the hunt’s organizer, said the Jolly Rover events are treasure hunts, with a twist. “Instead of...

  • One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish – for your aquarium

    Jul 23, 13 • 288 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Area folks interested in the joys of owning their own aquarium should check out Go! Fish with Ken and Lisa Boorman from the Chatham-Kent Aquarium Society on Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. at the Chatham library. Kids ages nine to 12 will learn how to set up their own...

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    Bloom time for C-K

    Jul 19, 13 • 266 Views • LifeNo Comments

    If your lawn and garden needs some attention, now is the time to spruce it up before the arrival of the international judges for this year’s Communities in Bloom program. British and Belgian judges evaluate Chatham-Kent July 25-28 and area volunteers are...

  • Spaces open at Ridgetown’s Art in the Park

    Jul 18, 13 • 365 Views • LifeNo Comments

    There are still a few spaces available for artists and crafters for Ridgetown’s Art in the Park July 28. The event, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Watson’s Grove, is part of the annual Festival of Porches and Verandahs. Art in the Park also...

  • Ethan VanDerMeersch, left, and Charlie Tufford test out a toy car on the Fireball Hot Wheels track at their Fast Wheels Car Camp class July 12. The popular class is part of the Campus For Kids workshops at Chatham's St. Clair College campus.

    College art camp nurtures creativity from Chatham kids and beyond

    Jul 17, 13 • 621 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Summer may be the time students look forward to kicking their feet up and relaxing, however a group of kids are continuing their education – and having a ton of fun. The Campus for Kids program for children aged 6-14 is in its ninth year. The classes are...

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    Chatham Railroad Museum open all summer

    Jul 16, 13 • 858 Views • Feature Story, Life3 Comments

    A wealth of Canadian railroad history is located directly beside the tracks it once travelled in Chatham. The Chatham Railroad Museum is housed inside of a retired 1955 Canadian National baggage car. The car ran on the Montreal-Toronto-WIndsor corridor until...

  • Nominate your neighbour for heritage award

    Jul 16, 13 • 332 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Have you noticed a beautifully renovated heritage home or property in your community? Then why not nominate it for a Mayor’s Heritage Preservation Award. Again this year, Heritage Chatham-Kent and the Chatham-Kent Museum have teamed up to celebrate our...

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    Tie-dye workshop sparks ARTspace interest

    Jul 9, 13 • 583 Views • Feature Story, Life, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Brightly coloured tie-dye t-shirts hanging outside to dry on Saturday afternoon caused some extra traffic to roll through the downtown Chatham ARTspace studio. Instructor Rebecca Crofts, who has led a dreamcatcher class in the past, taught a group of nine...

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    10 Amazingly Dumb Things We Do with Smartphones

    May 7, 13 • 370 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Smartphones are getting smarter all the time, but the people using them aren’t necessarily doing so. Today, we have devices at our disposal that snap photos faster than you can blink, surf the Web at speeds that make your home broadband jealous and...