What changeable weather we have been experiencing lately. Last week it was well below zero with frigid winds and now it is way above zero with the water running. Little wonder so many people on the community are ill.
Sympathy of the community is extended to Jan and Lawrence VanCamp and the boys, on the death of Jan’s mother in Kingston last week. The funeral was held in Kingston on Tuesday.
The free walking program in the Recreation Centre continues each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, from 1 until 3 in the dry safe conditions. You are welcome to join any time any day.
A good crowd attended the World Day of Prayer on Friday afternoon with ladies from Blackstock and Nestleton leading the service. Rev Jennifer Uhryniw was the speaker. The Blackstock ladies served a lovely lunch of pineapple upside down cake.
Many from here will be attending the Farm Show in Lindsay this Wednesday and Thursday at Lindsay Fair grounds. It always seems to be an opportunity to meet your friends as well as to view the many interesting displays.
Plans already are being made for the Blackstock’s annual talent auction which will be held on Friday evening, May 5th, Mark your calendars so you won’t miss this fun event.
With the closing of the St. John’s Anglican Church the card party moved to the United Church’s CE room. It continues to begin at 7:30 p.m. sharp. In inclement weather please wear indoor shoes to avoid tracking mud and dirt. Winners were Heidi Krieg, Pat Allweing, Jacky Attfield, Keith VanCamp who also had the most lone hands. Henni Povey. The specials were won by Alma Manns, Pat Currie, and Doreen Sheehey.