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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Theatre

ECT takes The Merchant of Venice out of doors

Shakespeare is a classic of summertime theatre, often taken out of doors to delight audiences at this time of year. The Elora Community Theatre...

Revisiting the Glory days of the Rivulettes

An upcoming production will shine a light on the inspiring journey of a Waterloo Region hockey team whose efforts landed them in the Cambridge...

Pair of young playwrights have something to Smile about

High school: was there ever a time where the theatrics seemed larger life, the problems more urgent and the challenges insurmountable, before it all...

They’re driven to tee up some laughs

Discovering something new about your friends you’ve known for years can be thrilling or shocking, as audiences will learn in the upcoming Elmira Theatre...

Sometimes life needs getting on with

Grief, loss and family make for dramatic fare, especially in the personal and intimate productions put on by Theatre Wellesley, where the setting lets...

Grimm Night at EDSS as drama team launches regional competition fundraiser

It will be a Grimm weekend at the Elmira District Secondary School this weekend, and the public is invited as the drama team puts...

Finding the comedy in the tragedy that is Romeo and Juliet

We already know how this story ends – in tragedy and death for the young couple at its centre – but what often gets...

This musical road trip is anything but a drag

The Australian outback isn’t the only wild part of the decidedly atypical road trip we take with a cast of colourful characters in the...

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Illuminating thoughts to lighten things

If you happen to notice more people walking around these days with white canes, seeing eye dogs and dark...

Chinese likely to use violence against Hong Kong

After the 17th consecutive weekend of increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong, the first protester was wounded by a...

New Face

Helping residents at Maryhill Twin Oaks Nursing Home with their bowlingSince...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Putting the green in the initiative

The woodlot in Elmira's South Parkwood subdivision attracted 35 volunteers who planted 150 trees Oct. 5....

Kitchener-Conestoga too close to call

With less than five percentage points separating the Conservatives and Liberals in the riding, Kitchener-Conestoga has become too close...

WCS expands eligibility for low-income programs

With a new financial benchmark in place, Woolwich Community Services has increased the number of households eligible for...

Police looking for Elmira vandals

A business owner is seeking out those responsible for vandalizing her property, acts that have cost her some...