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We had a great time on Valentine’s day this year. Laurraine Sigouin and the Enchante group entertained, and what a party it was!!!
Highlight of the Evening was Laurraine singing Steve H and Ron S new song Hearts and Roses.
The tea and paint afternoon was a great success resulting in a donation of $500 by London’s Civitan Club to Rotholme Women’s and Family Shelter. See Photos below.
The congregation was blessed today with a surprise Birthday party celebrating one of our longest serving members, Jim Whittington. The surprise was orchestrated by Jim’s wife Dianne who contracted Jeremy Smith to play a surprise concert. Privacy and ethical concerns prevent me from disclosing the age of our Birthday Boy. Suffice to say, he is a younger man than I.
The Orange Owls from a nearby daycare made their annual pilgrimage to the Manor and Highland Park Cenotaph. It was a heartwarming experience for the remembrance committee secretary and chairman to interact with these innocent, beautiful 2 and 3 year olds and their teacher Julie. Once again the Orange Owls have touched us by leaving some Remembrance Day art work now on display in the Church.
Well, the concert is over and it was great. Jeremy Smith not only sings like John Denver, he looks like John Denver. For all you John Denver fans out there not attending today, you missed a great show. Stay tuned though. We may have him back.
The Manor Park Evening Post
An Old Time Variety Show
of Song, Story, Antics
Hosted by Adam Corrigan Holowitz
Music by Stephen Holowitz
Featuring: Katy Clark, Paul Grambo, Kydra Ryan –
Guest appearances by our Epiphany poets Ron and Jan
The warmth of a kitchen party mixed with the fun of an old time variety show in the heart of the neighborhood of Manor Park. The night will feature a brand new story from Manor Park, a great assortment of music performed by Stephen Holowitz on piano and vocalists Paul Grambo and Katy Clark. Plus another instalment of Lucky Thinnorth, checking in on where the Volgaborg is, the By the Pound Give Away and many more delights that the writers are busily coming up with!
And it was true! What a night! An amazing show of music and comedy. Songs and stories – Stories about The Coves own Ogo Pogo, the adventures of Lucky Thinnorth, and a Manor Park couple’s amazing and exciting adventure at a modern Farm style marriage ceremony. And of course where would we be without an update on the Volgaborg. I’m a bit reluctant to talk about this, but I really enjoyed the three sketches about Alvin the Clumsy Tailor.
The music was great! Paul Grambo with his amazing baritone voice was not to be undone by Katy Clark’s beautiful soprano tones, and the two of them together in “Lets Call the Whole Thing Off was breathtaking.
The sketches by Adam, Kydra, Paul and Katy were beyond humorous. Actually they were downright belly aching funny.
Thank you Adam, Stephen, Paul S, Paul G, Kydra, and Katy for another wonderful evening.
For those of you who missed the show this year, you can listen to a rebroadcast Sunday (Jun 16) midnight on Radio Western CHRW 94.9 on the FM dial. Here’s a few photos of the show.
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