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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Theatre

The play’s the thing, even if it’s digital

Is the future of live performance digital? If so, the Elora Community Theatre (ECT) has a leg up on the competition.

Getting to the truth of the matter

On route to a courtroom confrontation that exclaims “You can’t handle the truth!” there’s plenty of tension and drama in A Few Good...

EDSS performers take Broadway under the sea

By Steve Kannon skannon@woolwichobserver.com The tropics, under the sea or otherwise, seem like a much better place...

Family has a ghost of a chance at reconciliation

That “you can never go home again” may not be literally true, as witnessed not only by an estranged daughter’s return, but also an...

Answering some of life’s mysteries, and posing one

Is there life after death? Is it better to prepare for that eventuality now, or just grab onto life and enjoy the ride?...

Young performers stage Disney’s Frozen Junior this weekend

Waterloo-based drama workshop actOUT! will put on an enchanting modern classic fitting for the winter season: Disney’s Frozen Junior. The show...

Buddy’s trek from the North Pole brings him to the stage in Cambridge

They’ll be no rest for Santa after his big day December 25, as he’ll be on stage into the new year due to...

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 the...

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Lockdown sees an increase in the number of users on the G2G Rail Trail

During the early days of the coronavirus crisis, with many of us stuck at home and few...

Masks mandatory in public indoor spaces across the region

Face masks will be mandatory in most public indoor spaces in Waterloo Region as of Monday, as...

Woolwich Youth Soccer cancels programs

Local kids will not be lacing up their soccer cleats to hit the pitches this summer, as...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

EDCL begins rebuilding group home gutted by fire

What was left by the fire went under the wrecking ball this week, the next step in...

Encouraging us to get outdoors, province extends free family fishing week

Fishing in the province brings in more than $1.6 billion annually, supporting many local businesses in rural...

WRPS to host Special Olympics Ontario 2020 Virtual Games

In the wake of the cancellation of the Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Spring Games due to the...

Masks are another way we can each do our part

That the region has seen a large decrease in COVID-19 cases – and saw comparatively few overall...