The Ridge at Manitou has revised plans for Saturday's Canada Day event based on the "Extreme" fire rating currently in force in the McKellar region. We know it's an annual tradition to have fireworks on Canada Day, but with the extremely dry conditions in the area it's just not safe to do.  We have spoken with Fire Chief Ed Bier this morning and our Fireworks permit was revoked in accordance with the Chief's mandates.   So, while I know it's a bit disappointing, we are still excited about our BBQ - and we'd love to see you out [...]
June 29, 2016
There is a total ban on open air burning, fires of any kind and no fireworks are to be set off in the Township of McKellar until further notice. -  Fire Chief Ed Bier.
June 26, 2016
Artistic Director Brenda Muller, of Whispering River Music Studio, has created a series of concerts, workshops and art events entitled "Riversongs" to celebrate the coming solstice.   A one-hour concert event "Where Rivers Meet: Part II Bluebeards Castle" by Bela Bartok, featuring Deena Knickleford, soprano; Larry Tozer, bass; and Director William Shookhoff, piano; takes place on Thursday, June 23rd, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Strawhouse Gallery, 3 Lakeside Drive (at Centre Road), McKellar [...]
June 21, 2016
We are looking for someone to help us clean our cottages on Saturdays in July and August between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Please call Evelien or Marco at 705-389-2238. Thank you.
June 18, 2016
Session 1: July 4th to July 21st.  Session 2: August 2nd to August 18th.  Classes will run Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the beach behind the McKellar Community Centre on Armstrong Lake.  $50 per child or $90 per family (per session).  Bronze level classes $100.  Aqua Fit classes $50.  To register please contact the McKellar Township Office at 705-389-2842 or email admin@township [...]
June 09, 2016