The Latest From our Blog

Winner of Tickets for Amy Sky, Marc Jordan, Dan Hill Concert

     The winner of the draw for two free tickets to the Amy Sky, Marc Jordan and Dan Hill concert on Dec. 17 in Guelph is Carolyn Martin of Georgetown.      Thanks to everyone who entered the draw. We had entries from Kitchener, Guelph, Terra Cotta and Georgetown, making a good representation across the central
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Free Presentation About Coyotes and the City

     Here is a guest blog by “our man in Hamilton,” Paul Glendenning. He’s an ad consultant for us and is also interested in environmental and green issues and causes, making him well suited to Escarpment Views. We’re happy to have him do some writing for us as well.      Whether you live on a
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Free Tickets to Amy Sky, Marc Jordan and Dan Hill!

     Just a few days left to enter our draw for a free pair of tickets to the big-name concert of the season! The contest closes Sat. Dec. 12 at noon.      Amy Sky, Marc Jordan and Dan Hill will play the River Run Centre in Guelph on Dec. 17 at 8 p.m. Amy Sky is known for
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Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy (and Nature) to Benefit From Gift Offer

     In time for Christmas gift giving, Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy has added a page to their site to promote the Escarpment Views subscription offer. It includes a photo of last spring’s cover, which features their useful summary and explanation of programs to help Ontario landowners save significant amounts of money. You can read that article in
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Georgetown Choral Society to Play Lincoln Center, NY

     “A Candlelight Christmas” on Dec. 5 began with the Georgetown Choral Society (GCS) walking down the aisles through the audience, holding flickering lights while the women hummed “O Come Emmanuel.” The sound was like a medieval convent of nuns at worship. It was a lovely, atmospheric start to a varied concert.      There was
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Amy Sky, Marc Jordan, Dan Hill Perform in Guelph

     This is a fun experiment for us. We have two free tickets to give away for the Dec. 17 concert in Guelph by Amy Sky and Marc Jordan. Also performing will be Dan Hill, with much less hair than he had as I remember him from my university days. (How is it that we’ve gone grey or bald
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Subscribe and Benefit Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy

     We’re pretty pleased to announce a new initiative through our subscriptions. Just in time for seasonal gift giving, we’re inviting people to do a good deed for nature along the Niagara Escarpment.      Here’s the deal: if you take out a subscription, for yourself, friends, family or business associates, we will give $5 from
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Georgetown Choral Society Lights Up This Week

     We’re entering the musical season, when community groups and professional organizations all along the Niagara Escarpment perform pre-Christmas concerts. The Georgetown Choral Society will present “A Candlelight Christmas” on Dec. 4 & 5 at Georgetown Christian Reformed Church.      I used to be a member of this large choir. With as many as 110 members,
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Georgetown Bach Chorale, Messiah in St. Elias Church

     The smell is other worldly: a mixture of beeswax candles and rose incense. A heavenly scent that hits you when you enter the church. And when the priests greet you in the traditional manner of laying cheek to cheek, twice, perhaps three times, you’re engulfed in yet more scent of roses. The priests anoint
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International Collaborative Art Project on disability by VSA arts

Here’s some interesting arts news I received, but its timeframe doesn’t let us publish it in the magazine — it came too late for our winter issue, but will be over before our spring issue comes out.      VSA arts wants people around the world to get out their art supplies and create a visual
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