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November 2, 2015

Maintenant que la période occupée de l'été est derrière nous, il est temps de sortir les boules de BINGO !  Notre premier BINGO a eu lieu le vendredi 30 octobre. Les participants  ont eu beaucoup de plaisir.  Plusieurs ont commencé leur soirée avec un bon souper de Spaghetti TGIF offert par la Légion.  Félicitations aux gagnants du remplissage de propane gracieuseté de Jean Brosseau, les certificats-cadeaux de Caseys, et d’Onglerie Caty Pilote,  et bien sûr - le gros lot de 150 $!!    Le prochain BINGO se tiendra le vendredi 27 novembre à 19:00 à la Légion.  Nous avons modifié nos coûts et prix – plus de renseignements sont disponibles sur nos affiches à travers le village et dans la section  évènements et activités de ce site web.  Si vous avez envie de porter votre chandail de Noël préférer - c'est votre chance de le sortir du tiroir!  On vous attend!

 

Now that the busy days of summer are behind us, it's time to bring out the BING...

September 19, 2015

ROB LUTES CONCERT AT THE LAKEHOUSE, SEPTEMBER 15, 2015

The concert ended with everyone asking for more…more from Rob and more concerts. A very happy, quite diverse, group of people sat on the porch on the lovely Sunday afternoon amidst sunlight and falling leaves beside the gardens and lake. What a setting for Rob’s skilled, diverse, original, and absorbing music, He played for over two hours with his music dispersed with anecdotes, lively interchange with his audience and background to his poetic and often philosophical songs.

Rob was ably backed up by DJ Rod , a sound man who was tucked away amidst the trees.

Before the concert and at the intermission, a well-attended café, inside the Lakehouse, offered tea, coffee, soft drinks and baked goods for sale. There was a very congenial atmosphere throughout the afternoon.

Loisirs Arundel has every intention to supply more of the same. Many thanks to all who participated in the planning and execution of a very successful event; particular thank...

August 18, 2015

Upcoming performance by Rob Lutes

 

Loisirs Arundel is very excited to have Rob Lutes perform at The Lakehouse on Sunday, September 6. Since the release of his first album Gravity in 2000, Rob has steadily built a exquisite collection of moving, literate songs that inhabit the intersection of blues, folk and Americana. A masterful fingerstyle guitarist with a soulful voice, Rob has also built a strong reputation as a performer of note. 

 

Dating back to 1908, The Lakehouse is located on the shores of Beaven Lake in Arundel, QC. The large porch overlooking the lake is a perfect location for a summer concert, with seating for 50. Protection from sun and rain is provided, so the concert will take place rain or shine! Bring your favourite beverage (fridge and glassware provided) and enjoy an Sunday afternoon listening to the voice and songs of Montreal singer / songwriter Rob Lutes.  Doors open at 3 pm, show starts at 4 pm.

 

 

 

July 3, 2015

Loisirs Arundel was proud to host a special Canada day activity in honour of the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag, and the co-creator of the Canadian Flag: Mr. John Ross Matheson, who was born in Arundel! We were very happy to have his grandson, John Matheson, come and join us for the day and share some anecdotes of his grandfather's contribution to the flag and his early life in Arundel. CBC's breakaway show got in the mix with an interview with John Matheson. Here is the link to hear the interview: CBC Breakaway Interview with John Matheson.
We also have a video of the flag ceremonies made for us by Dean Brisson

 

May 15, 2014

WE NEED YOU!  Arundel is celebrating Multicultural day and Canada day, June 27 and 28 and June 30 and July 1st, 2015 at Beaven Creek park.

 

We will celebrate Arundel Arts and Culture with kiosks featuring local artists of all mediums, a Performing Arts Stage showcasing our local musicians, poets and storytellers, a Food Fair offering samples of our local and international cuisine, a Heritage Museum, and plenty of dancing, games and activities for all ages.  

 

We invite all Arundelites to be part of the fun!  We need ideas and input, worker bees and supporters.  If you would like to be a part of the planning team of this unique celebration, please contact us via email at (insert email link) or call me, Patti Flanagan, at 819-425-0898.

 

This is also the year Canada celebrates the 50th anniversary of our Canadian Flag.  And since one of it's creators, John Ross Matheson, was actually born in Arundel, it seems only fitting that we go all out!   Check...

May 2, 2014

Arundel Loisirs was established in June 2014.  We started with a group of 12 like-minded individuals who were ready to put time, energy, ideas and enthusiasm into organziing events and activities for the citizens of Arundel.  We are now 85 members and growing!

 

We are committed to supporting all groups and organizations in our community along with hosting our own events.  In the past 9 months we have been involved in the following:

 

Supported the Ladies & Gents Abreast Fundraiser in June 2014

Launched the Discover Arundel Challenge Summer 2014 (insert picture here)

Hosted a horseshoe tournament at the Irish Festival in June 2014

Donated funds to the Journee de La Culture initiative

Took over the management and funding of the Arundel Outdoor Club (X-country & snowshoe trails)

Organized a Christmas Tree decorating event in December 2014  (insert picture)

Applied for a grant through the MRC Pacte Rurale program that will help us buy sports equipment for our...

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