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For The Kids: Free Art Classes For Kids, Saturday, (January 19th & 26th and February 2nd & 9th at the Collingwood Public Library

• The Magic of Children in the Arts will be hosting four FREE art workshops at the Collingwood Public Library, 55 Ste. Marie Street, Collingwood • The workshops are for children ages 4 to 13, and will be held on:

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Pursuits Film Festival, Friday, January 18th At Meaford Hall

• Mountain Life presents the third annual Pursuits Film Festival at the Meaford Hall, Friday, January 18th, 6 pm, in support of the Pursuits Program at Georgian Bay Community School • Sponsored by the Meaford Cultural Foundation, this fundraiser includes

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Famous Birthdays, Born January 17th

Actress Betty White (multiple Golden Globe nominee, multiple Primetime Emmy, Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement and multiple Screen Actors Guild winner, known for the tv series “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, “The Golden Girls” and “Hot In Cleveland”) is 97. (1922)

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Events, January 17th

1773 – Captain Cook’s Resolution became the first ship to cross the Antarctic Circle. 1795 – The Dudingston Curling Society (with genealogy dating back to 1761 and soon becoming the most important curling club in Scotland. ) was organized in

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Wacky… But True, January 17th

The Whiskey House, a San Diego bar is currently having its 2,800 varieties of whiskey counted by Guinness World Records, hoping to smash the former record of 1,179. The menu is 61 pages. (Source: Interprep; Image: upi.com) In Serbia, a

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Anne Hathaway to Star in Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Witches… Steve Carell In New Netflix Comedy Series ‘Space Force’… On Television: Season Premiere: Star Trek: Discovery

Anne Hathaway to Star in Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Witches’: Anne Hathaway has closed a deal to star as the Grand High Witch in Robert Zemeckis and Warner Bros.’ “The Witches” adaptation after holding the offer for both that and “Sesame

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Help For Unpaid U.S. Workers

If you’ve been following the news, t U.S. government shutdown is the longest in U.S. history and among the hardest hit are, of course, the federal employees who just passed a payday without a paycheck. But, many businesses and individuals

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Joke Of The Day, Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Morris , an 82 year-old man, went to the doctor to get a physical. A few days later, the doctor saw Morris walking down the street with a gorgeous young woman on his arm. A couple of days later, the

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Ladies Getaway Weekend – April 12-14, 2019, Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello

• Jewel Radio’s 11th Annual Ladies Getaway Weekend is filling up fast! • Save the date: Friday April 12 – Sunday April 14 at Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello in Quebec • Deluxe accommodations, incredible cuisine, and entertainment – including dancing

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The Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, January 17th

With the extreme cold temperatures currently affecting the Town of Collingwood, the municipality would like to remind you that there are several facilities available to anyone who needs a comfortable place to stay warm. Collingwood Public Library (55 Ste. Marie

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, January 17th

Today: A mix of sun and cloud. A high of minus 6. Winds up to 15 km/h with a wind chill of minus 20 this morning and minus 11 this afternoon. Tonight: Mainly cloudy. Periods of snow beginning this evening.

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Mental Health Drop In Clinic, Every Wednesday at the Bethany Church of the Nazarene, Meaford

There is a mental health drop in clinic every Wednesday from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Bethany Church of the Nazarene, 24 Trowbridge Street West, Meaford. Need a referral? Looking for support? Drop in – no appointment necessary

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Seniors Exercise, Ongoing – Mondays And Wednesdays October 16th, 2019 at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library

Every Monday and Wednesday at 10:30 am to 11:30 am at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library, enjoy Seniors exercise. Sitting or standing, no matter your ability, improve your fitness and balance. Cost is $2. For details, visit: www.TheBlueMountainsLibrary.ca and click

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Coffee At The Marsh, Every 1st And 3rd Wednesday

• On the first and third Wednesday of every month, The Events for Life Participants host Coffee at the Marsh. • Drop by the Marsh Street Centre, 187 Marsh Street, Clarksburg between 10:00 am and 11:30 am, and enjoy delicious

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Famous Birthdays, Born January 16th

Retired race car driver A.J. Foyt (the only driver to win the Indianapolis 500 which he won four times, the Daytona 500, the 24 Hours of Daytona, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans) is 84. (1935) Singer Ronnie Milsap

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