Tuesday Oct 3
Helen Humphreys
Owen Sound & North Grey Public Library
7:00 p.m.

Part of the LitOnTour program. Tickets at $5 available from the Library

Wednesday Oct 4 afternoon and Thursday evening Oct 5
On-line launch “Christmas with Hot Apple Cider”

This new anthology includes two pieces by Kincardine-area writer Shelley Norman. Check to participate

Now until October 10
Early Bird Sale
Main Stage Tickets and Passes for Words Aloud Festival

The 14th annual festival takes place Nov 3 to 5 in Durham, with tickets now available at the online store

Thursdays, October 12 and 19
Writers' Round Table
Back Eddie's Queen Street South, Paisley
2:00 – 4:00 pm

All writers are welcome at these informal gatherings. Share copies of works in progress, tell of contests or other opportunities. Arrive early for lunch if you prefer, or enjoy snacks from the menu of delectables.

Oct 14 to 21
Public Library Week in Ontario

Some local events - at Paisley Branch library, 1:30-2:30 Beginner Knitting At Port Elgin Branch library, 1-3 p.m. Halloween Pumpkin decorating for kids

Saturday, October 21
109th Birthday Celebration
Port Elgin Branch Library

10:00 to 11:00 am celebrate with Friends of the Library

Thursday, October 26
2 p.m.
A A Gordon Reading and Signing
Port Elgin Branch Library 708 Goderich Street

Author of two novels in the paranormal romance genre, A A Gordon will be reading from and signing copies of “The Wayside” and “Bloodline” both reviewed as ‘page turners’. More about this local author on her Facebook page.

Saturday, October 28
Annual Dinner Meeting
Bruce County Historical Society
Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre, Southampton

Doors open 1100 AGM 1200 Dinner to follow
Entertainment: Director Zach Melnick will present a preview of the sesquicentennial project video documentary Reserve tickets $25.00 by Oct. 20 through Karen Ribey 519-368-7405 or Irene Howe

Tuesday, October 31
Writers' BLOC meets 7-9 pm
Activities Centre, Elgin Lodge, Mary Street, Port Elgin

Bring your response to the monthly challenge: Something Spooky. Up to 1,000 words, any format. Be open to feedback, and share writerly news with others. No fee, but please do sign in at the reception desk.

And don't forget
Nov 2 pre-Words Aloud event
Speaking of Home: Two Canadian Perspectives with Janet Rogers and Marta Singh. Owen Sound & North Grey Public Library 7:30 pm Tickets $10 at the door

Nov 3 to 5
Words Aloud with three workshops each limited to 12 participants, multiple performances by visiting authors/poets/songwriters. Check the details at



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