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Lismore LEADers Share Their Halloween ‘Spirit’

Lismore youthLEADarts kicked off local Halloween festivities with a pumpkin carving contest and spooky feast this week.  Our number one volunteer and youth mentor Melanie Mcduff showed true leadership by taking ACTION to design this spooky night of food and...

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Welcome Teachers…From Marilyn

The first month of school has flown by with great momentum. The seasons are shifting. A few weeks away from Thanksgiving and we, at youthLEADarts Inc. are already reflecting on gratitude. So far this year we are welcoming ten classrooms...

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Witnessing History

Dear Friends, No matter how we feel about the monarchy, today we are witnessing history. As a young musician and arts education pioneer in 1973, I had the honour to meet MH Queen Elizabeth II. I was surprised at how tiny...

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Being the Light: Lismore Shadow Puppeteers

Lismore Community Hall, 8:30 am, the youthLEADarts team lays the groundwork for the day’s activities. Paper, scissors, dowling, tape, markers. A screen made from a sheet suspended on photographer’s poles, a light shining behind it. A blank slate upon which...

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Making Summer Memories With youthLEADarts: Camp Lismore!

“They say the happiest place on earth is Disneyland. They’re wrong. It’s camp.” Author Unknown. Shelley MacDonald is spearheading happy in Lismore, Nova Scotia this summer as she partners with the Municipality of Pictou County Summer Recreation and Lismore Hall...

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