Whether you want to create personal memoirs, travel blogs or articles for publication, this introduction to travel writing at the Ginger Press will help. Topics to be covered include story-crafting skills, exploring potential markets; photography tips for publication; research techniques; and how to turn your travel experiences into engaging reading. Sandra J. Howe has been writing stories since grade school; she is regularly published in local and regional magazines. The course includes reading material, assignments, opportunities to read and critique and a field trip. Class starts Thursday September 17 for four weeks; register now ($125) at 376-4233.
If November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), October must be the perfect month for a pre-marathon novel course...

mask-featureThe Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce is pleased to announce a brand new event this fall – our first-ever Masqued Ball.

"We are very excited to be offering this gala dinner, complete with dancing and live and silent auctions," said Executive Director Deborah Barker."It promises to be a great evening."

The dinner, being held at

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The Choir That Rocks Owen Sound, founded in 2013, is starting into its third year of creating fun for its members and providing entertainment for the community while raising funds for charitable purposes.
The choir boasts a nurturing atmosphere that is intolerant only of intolerance. People of all musical abilities are welcome and songs are learned by ear so no ability to read music is required.
"I wanted to prove to folks that community music is something really special, and to prove to them that they could have fun, have a supportive atmosphere and really learn how to sing for fun." Choir Director Tara MacKenzie told the Hub. "When I see the choir standing before me, I see folks who have done something really brave, while having an incredible amount of fun."
"Members have told me that Sunday nights have gotten them through ...

forgetmenots-regDoes dementia or Alzheimer's disease affect you or someone you know? Are you in the early stages of the disease?
Are you a caregiver? Sheatre and the Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce start work this fall on a new play that will share real-life experiences and fight the stigma connected to dementia – and they invite people from the community to take part in creating and presenting it.

Information sessions about The Dementia Play will be held on Monday, Sept. 14 in Owen Sound at 11 a.m. at the Active Lifestyles Centre Grey Bruce (McQuay Tannery Building), 1852 3rd Avenue East. All are welcome, but registration is required.

The project will be developed with local people through a series of workshop sessions and rehearsals beginning in September.
The workshop locations will be determined based on the participants' needs. Starting in November, presentations will be given
to audiences young and old at selected community groups, schools and community events in Grey-Bruce.

"We are looking for ten seniors and caregivers to participate, though younger people..


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