Everyone Welcome! Joey Seafood Restaurant When: December 24, 11-7 and December 25, 12-7 What: Free 2 piece Joeys Famous Pollock Meal Agora Centre (Nativity Hall ) 301 McConnell St. When: December 25, 12-2 What: 5th Annual Christmas Dinner Family Corner Restaurant When: December 25, 4-8 What: Free turkey dinner with tea or coffee and dessert Winchester United Church 578 St. Lawrence St. When: December 25 11:00 Glad tidings of great joy, 11:30 Caroling, 12 Turkey dinner What: Free Christmas dinner...

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At the University of Minnesota Dr. Nate Hagens teaches an honours course called “Reality 101: A Survey of the Human Predicament.” Hagens operated his own hedge fund on Wall Street until he glimpsed, “a serious disconnect between capitalism, growth, and the natural world. Money did not appear to bring wealthy clients more well being. ”Reality 101 addresses humanity’s toughest challenges: economic decline, inequality, pollution, biodiversity loss, and war. Students learn about systems ecology, neuroscience, and economics. “We ask hard questions,” says Hagens....

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December 14, 5:00  Simply Jennifer, 377 11th Street, Come join Patrick and I as we keep our doors open until pm for some board game fun. We bring our own games from home but if you have one you wish to bring , please do.Open to everyone, we have literature on hand, some cozy spots if you wish to just enjoy the space and menu. See you then.

December 25, 12-2 Agora Hall (Nativity Hall) 301 McConnell St. Join us for our 5th Annaul Christmas dinner NO CHARGE but donations gladly accepted for next year. Need transportation? For pick up call Alison 613-662-4719 two weeks prior. Elevator accessible. Volunteer work call Marlene 613-662-9477.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 7:00 pm Schnitzels European Flavours, 158 Pitt St. Cornwall Dr. Brian Hickey, Bats in your backyard Dr. Hickey is Eastern Ontario’s foremost expert on bats. For the past several years, he has developed a large-scale habitat restoration project for Little Brown bats that has engaged citizens and students in monitoring and restoration work. In this presentation, you will learn about the importance of bats in the ecosystem, the impacts of their decline, and the progress and...

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Saturday & Sunday December 1 & 2, 10:00 – 4:00 Tagwi Secondary School Gymnasium (West Parking Lot) Admission is free with a Soup and Sandwich Luncheon both days at noon. Donations of food for the Community Food Share accepted. Info Linda at 613-346-5981. On the Saturday, the Show is a stop on the Avonmore & District House Tour, for information on the House tour call 346-5493.

November 17, 9-2 Canadian Legion 167 Queen Street, Chesterville, Annual Christmas Market hosted by Chesterville Farmer’s Market.

Sunday November 18,  2-4pm in the Cornwall Public Library, SONGS & MUSIC OF THE WORLD WAR I ERA offered by Genealogy and Archives Saint-Laurent and Duo-Clarpian. No charge. Please reserved your seat at 613-932-4796.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeNaMlibiak&w=560&h=315] So what would become of the suburbs if we gave up fossil fuels and moved toward a low-energy, post-carbon society beyond growth? Suburban catastrophists like James Kunstler in the US argue that fossil fuel depletion will imminently render the suburban landscape an inhospitable wasteland. Such curdled imaginations fail to recognise suburbia’s latent capacity to become something new. Inspired by research and advocacy from the likes of Ivan Illich, David Holmgren, and Ted Trainer, we see the suburbs as an ideal place to begin retrofitting our cities according...

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While change at a local level has created practical pieces of a regenerative culture; what an initiative that has emerged from the Stockholm Resilience Centre called seeds of a Good Anthropocene. [https://goodanthropocenes.net/], we have failed to significantly and measurably move the big picture. From my time working with Transition groups all around the world, I have seen these issues present in just about every Transition group. They lead me to ask whether we are working in the right way, or...

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