Friday, March 8
International Women's Day

Celebrate! In your own fashion, by joining with other women, reading books by or about women, pondering the influential women in your life [past and present], or making notes to your descendants about your own life as a woman or a man with feminist leanings, or any other variations.

Saturday, March 9
10 am – 4 pm
Walkerton Branch Library
Durham Street, Walkerton

First ever Comic-Con® event! Activities include illustration workshops, trivia challenge, Superhero story time, costume parade, wizarding corner, slime-making, vendors’ area, teen art contest, green screen photos and more! Enter our draw for a family pass to Toronto Comicon®. Brampton Batman will be available all day for photos. Free admission.

Saturday, March 9
10 – 11 am
Tiverton Branch Library

Superhero Training Academy for Kids and Preteens.
Many more March Break “Heroes and Villains” events at other branches of Bruce County Public Library. Check on-line

Sunday, March 10
Potluck Supper for Reconciliation and Celebration of Saugeen Ojibway
Indigenous Artists' Co-operative
5:00 p.m.
Southampton United Church Victoria & High streets

Admission by donation of cash and food. Fundraising for supplies through a silent auction of works created by members of the new Indgenous Artists' Co-operative, opportunity to meet with the participants. RSVP to either Laura Robinson, or Lori Kewaquom

Thursdays, March 14 and 21
2-4 pm
Writers' Round Table
Treasure Chest Museum Queen St. North, Paisley

Bring copies of works-in progress in any genre. All writers welcome, any level of experience to receive feedback. Also, bring your own snack or drink if you wish. Participants share the $25 rental each session.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Grey Roots Museum & Archives, Owen Sound
Vikings: raiders, traders, gamers, artisans

First of the 2019 Spring Lecture Series with Dr. Alison Leonard. Some artifacts that can be handled. Free to members, $8.00 admission for adult non-members includes refreshments following the lecture. Series continues each Tuesday until April 9.

Sunday, March 24
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Southampton Sunday Showcase
Southampton Town Hall, High St. And Hwy 21.

Presented by Bruce County Playhouse, an unscripted afternoon of music, dance, spoken word, and surprises with talented local performers. Admission by donation [performers free]. Refreshments available for purchase.

Tuesday, March 26
7 - 9 p.m.
Writers' BLOC
Activities Centre, Elgin Lodge, Mary Street, Port Elgin

An informal monthly gathering of writers, expressing themselves in many genres. Respond to the monthly challenge [up to 1,000 words, any format] or bring copies of works-in-progress for feedback. March challenge: recalling first jobs, earning money as a kid, best/worst job, dream job.

Thursday, March 28
[rescheduled from storm day]
2:00 p.m.
Author Lee Johnston reading and signing books
Port Elgin Branch Library, 708 Goderich Street

--Take a trip to the past in “Damnation Corner” a novel set in Cambridge and Owen Sound during the early 1900s, cleverly capturing the lives and attitudes of that era. There will be edible treats as well!

March 31 deadline for submissions
The Leaf issue #44 Spring 2019
Theme – Garden

Looking for non-fiction, author profiles, poetry, leaves from writers' notebooks, and book reviews. For full guidelines, please check the 'Contact' page at