MERA Schoolhouse - McDonalds Corners ON

Listing Contact: Email: meraschoolhouse@bell.net
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Location: 613-278-0388
974 9th Concession A PO Box 76 McDonalds Corners ON K0G 1M0

A renovated 1860s Schoolhouse, home to MERA (McDonald's Corners/Elphin Recreation and Arts). This not-for-profit community arts organization provides a myriad of arts and recreation activities for people of all ages. The Schoolhouse has a total capacity for 92 people - phone 613-278-0388 to rent rooms, the grounds or the outdoor wood-fired oven.

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MERA Speakers: Batiks in Africa: Discovering my Visual Voice

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 - Thu, 03 Feb

Time: 7:00PM - 8:30pm

Cost: Sugg'd donation: $10

Jennifer Raby (art educator, Batik & watercolour artist) developed a passion for Batik through its unique elements and petulant requirement of the artist for innovative thinking and action. She loves to share the joy and magic of this process with others. Contact Helen (hmogford@gmail.com) to sign up. MERA's Winter Speakers Series runs Thurs. evgs, from Jan 20 to Feb 24.

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MERA Speakers: A Basketmaker's Adventures around the World

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - Thu, 10 Feb

Time: 7:00PM - 8:30pm

Cost: Sugg'd donation: $10

Ankaret Dean (basketmaker and founder of Lanark Highlands Basketry Museum) never imagined that making a small weeping willow basket in 1975 at Sheridan College, would lead her to a lifelong interest in baskets. Contact Helen (hmogford@gmail.com) to sign up. MERA's Winter Speakers Series runs Thurs. evgs, from Jan 20 to Feb 24.

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MERA Speakers: Children, Nature & Relationships

Thu, 17 Feb 2022 - Thu, 17 Feb

Time: 7:00PM - 8:30pm

Cost: Sugg'd donation: $10

Kathy Boelsma (Forest School practitioner & Early Years arts educator), Melissa Cornacchia (Honeybee Homestead), & Anna Baranyi (registered Early Childhood Educator) offer different perspectives from their unique backgrounds & will share how experiential learning, co-created spaces, & creating community can impact children’s wellness & ecological identities. Connections to plants, the land, & the elements form the foundations of creating curriculum together. Contact Helen (hmogford@gmail.com) to sign up. MERA's Winter Speakers Series runs Thurs. evgs, from Jan 20 to Feb 24.

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MERA Speakers: Hunting for Postal History

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 - Thu, 24 Feb

Time: 7:00PM - 8:30pm

Cost: Sugg'd donation: $10

Chris Anstead provides an opportunity to wave the flag for Elphin’s favourite son, duelist John Wilson. Contact Helen (hmogford@gmail.com) to sign up. MERA's Winter Speakers Series runs Thurs. evgs, from Jan 20 to Feb 24.

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