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Famous Birthdays, August 24th

Classical guitarist,comedian Mason Williams (Writers Guild of America winner, known for his hit single “Classical Gas” and work on the tv series “The Smothers Brothers”) is 81. Actress Anne Archer (Best Supporting Actress Oscar nominee, known for the tv series

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Upcoming and Ongoing Area Events

Friends Of The Meaford Library Summer Concert Series, August 25th • It’s that time of year again for the Sunday Evening Summer Concert Series by The Friends of the Meaford Library • Come out with a lawn chair and a

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Events Mentioned Saturday On the Jewel, 9 am To 2 pm

9 am: Farmers’ Markets Return, Creemore Collingwood, Thornbury and Meaford Creemore Farmers’ Market: · The Creemore Farmers’ Market is on at Station on the Green in Creemore, Saturdays until October 12th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. · Shop local

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Meaford Rotary Club BBQ, FridayAugust 23rd In Front of Meaford Hall

• Friday, August 23rd, the Meaford Rotary Club is hosting a fundraising Barbecue on the front steps of the Meaford Hall between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. • The Barbecue is a fundraiser supporting the Golden Town Outreach Food Bank

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Meaford, Creemore Collingwood and Thornbury Farmers’ Markets

Meaford Farmers’ Market: • The Meaford Farmers’ Market happens every Friday from 3 pm to 7 pm at the Meaford Rotary Harbour Pavilion • Shop local produce, preserves, baked goods, crafts, hot and fresh food, and more! (Source: Meaford Farmers’

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Famous Birthdays, August 23rd

Actor, singer, dancer Gene Kelly (Best Actor Oscar nominee, known for the films “Anchors Aweigh”, “The Three Musketeers”, “An American In Paris”, “Singin’ In the Rain”,¬ “Brigadoon” and “Inherit the Wind”, and the mini-series “North & South, Book I”) born

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Today In History, August 23rd

1892 – The printed streetcar transfer was patented by John H. Stedman. 1904 – Hard D. Weed patented the grip-tread tire chain for cars. 1939 – Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union signed a non-aggression treaty. 1959 – In the

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Wacky… But True, August 23rd

BeeJay, who at 26 pounds weighs more than some bobcats, is up for adoption at a Philadelphia animal shelter, where workers, Thursday said his chunkiness is part of his charm. The Morris Animal Refuge tweeted: “Can you give him a

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In Theatres Today… ‘Other People’s Houses’ Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar in the Works… The 2019 Top-Paid Actors… ‘Ballers’ to End After Season 5

‘Angel Has Fallen’ could nab the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend with a modest $13 million to $15 million in ticket sales. ‘Ready or Not’, which has some very good reviews, should bring in close to

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Volunteering Could Help You

Volunteering your time or money won’t only help others, it could also help you. One University of Michigan study has found that people who volunteer for selfless reasons live longer than those who don’t volunteer at all. Those who volunteer

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The Keys To Collingwood Street Piano Festival, Now Through September 2nd

• It’s the return of the popular Street Pianos in Downtown Collingwood with a celebration of arts and music. • Enjoy music of all genres, including jazz, blues, rock, classical, and gospel, accompanied by strolling entertainers, buskers, and choirs. •

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, August 23rd

The Commanding Officer of the 4th Canadian Division Training Centre reports that for upcoming military training activities in Meaford, artillery Units will be firing at the training centre, today (Friday, August 23rd) as part of Exercise STALWART GUARDIAN. Noise from

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford and Southern Georgian Bay, Augusr 23rd

Today: A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches lifting this morning.High 22. UV index 7/high. Tonight: A few clouds. Low 10. Tomorrow: Mainly sunny. High 24. Humidex 26. UV index 7/high. Tomorrow Night: Clear. Low 10. Sunday: Sunny. High

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Sean McCann Interview Friday On the Jewel With Brian Master

Join us Friday after 9am as Brian Master talks with Sean McCann, former member of Great Big Sea who performs at the Marsh St. Centre, Friday, August 30th. (Image: Cove Inn)

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Dean & Jerry – What Might Have Been, August 21st Through August 24th At Meaford Hall

•A fabulous theatrical concert of timeless hits from the illustrious musical-comedy team – Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis! • Featuring musical hits like ‘Everybody Loves Somebody’, ‘That’s Amore’ and ‘Memories are Made of This’, you’re sure to enjoy the hilarious

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