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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Theatre

Sleeping Beauty wakens to the panto treatment

The classic story of Sleeping Beauty takes on a twist – as well as a boo and hiss – as it gets...

Getting caught up in a web of family fun

The unlikely friendship between a pig and a spider, not to mention a whole barnyard full of characters, is the stuff of...

Plenty of laughs figuring out retirement

The newest offering from the Elmira Theatre Company follows the comedic journey of two couples that step into a new chapter of...

Music that’s designed to give you a lift

Audiences can expect an authentic atmosphere, soul-stirring ballads, and plenty of interaction with the cast in Drayton Entertainment’s latest offering. Now...

Making the Most of their Art work

These are indeed Happy Days at Drayton Entertainment, which has recruited Don Most to star in the upcoming production at the St. Jacobs Country...

The music of Newfoundland helps tell its story

Taken together, some of the most memorable songs to come out of Newfoundland can tell the not-always-happy story of Canada’s most easterly, and newest,...

Young performers ready to take their place on stage

The Singer’s Theatre draws in talented young actors, both local and from outside the region, for its senior intensive program. This year, the theatre...

Decades later, Eva Peron’s story still resonates

More than 60 years after her death – and more than four decades since her story came to the stage – the saga of...

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Teachers hit the picket lines

High school teachers and support staff at schools across the Waterloo Region District School...

Getting drivers to slow down a slow process in Woolwich Township

Traffic issues, particularly speeding, are a frequent source of public complaints received by Woolwich officials. Often more...

Young robotics competitors earn a spot in provincial championships

Several local FIRST Lego League teams walked away with more than just hardware after a strong showing...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

A-carolling we go, as covered bridge hosts annual sing-along on Monday night

Recently repaired and opened to traffic, the West Montrose covered bridge will be pedestrian’s only for a...

Province rolls out new dental program for low-income seniors

As part of a plan to keep seniors healthy and end hallway healthcare, the Ontario government is...

Police out in force with RIDE programs through the holidays

With the holidays just weeks away, police have their festive RIDE program in full swing. Police services...

Proposed residential development raises questions for Wellesley neighbourhood

Residents of a Wellesley neighbourhood aren’t happy about a proposed medium-density development, bringing that message to township councillors...