Artful Yoga at the Thames Gallery

Artful Yoga at the Thames Gallery

Yoga at the Thames Art Gallery offers the unique opportunity to explore the practices of yoga amidst the creative and transformative energy of the exhibits at the gallery. Certified Yoga Instructor Adam Bolton leads classes designed to quiet the mind and inspire the body through music, movement, and breath.  To develop an intelligent and satisfying […]

Drink water for your health

Drink water for your health

Join the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit and the community in taking the “Rethink Your Drink 21-Day Challenge.” For 21 days in the month of April, we are challenging you to reduce (or eliminate) the amount of sugar sweetened beverages you drink and to increase the amount of healthier beverages you drink. This gives you the chance […]

CTV’s Dr. Marla Shapiro is coming to Chatham

CTV’s Dr. Marla Shapiro is coming to Chatham

Did you know that there is a cancer-causing virus that will affect three out of four Chatham-Kent citizens, usually with no symptoms? Are you protected? How about your children? The Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit invites you to increase your knowledge about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). On Thursday, April 26 th, 2012, Dr. Marla Shapiro will […]

Stay safe when cycling

Stay safe when cycling

Cycling can be enjoyed safely when you understand the rules of the road and practice property safety. The Chatham-Kent police reminded everyone in a news release that the sidewalks are for pedestrians (and young riders).  The roads and bicycle lanes in our community are the designated places for cyclists to ride. Please wear proper safety equipment, […]

Ridge House Museum creating new exhibit

Ridge House Museum creating new exhibit

The Ridge House Museum is in search of objects and information to help us develop a new exhibit entitled Community Roots. Scheduled to be on display in the exhibit gallery of the museum from July 6 to December 23, 2012, Community Roots will showcase local farming families and their contributions to our community throughout the years. In […]

Childproofing your home

Childproofing your home

Have you ever wondered how the changes in our environment are affecting our children?  Children are growing up in a world where the air is polluted, the ozone layer is damaged and the climate is changing.  There is also growing concern about the effect that harmful chemicals and other hazards in our indoor and outdoor environment […]

Get spun at the Ridge House Museum

Get spun at the Ridge House Museum

Once again, with spring comes the opening of the Ridge House Museum for the season. This year, Get Spun with our latest temporary exhibit on the history of yarn spinning. From hand spindles to walking wheels, this interactive exhibit is designed to introduce you to the exciting world of spinning. The oldest tools for spinning were rocks […]

Dog tags must be paid by March 1

Dog tags must be paid by March 1

All dog owners within the Municipality of Chatham-Kent are reminded to purchase a dog tag by Thursday, March 1.  Municipal By-law 176-2005 requires that all dog owners obtain a municipal dog tag for their dog(s). Dog tags can be purchased at the Civic Centre or any other Municipal Centre within Chatham-Kent.  Tags range from $25.00 for dogs that […]

Putting Colon Cancer on Ice

Putting Colon Cancer on Ice

If you knew you could do something tomorrow that would save your life in 10 years, would you do it? Colorectal Cancer is the 2nd most deadly cancer in Ontario and the 3rd most diagnosed.  This disease affects men and women equally.  It is also one of the most preventable cancers, with a 90% survival rate […]

ARTcamp with Scott Livingston

ARTcamp with Scott Livingston

ARTcamp: Drawing the Chatham-Kent Landscape with Scott Livingstone On Monday, March 12 come out and join local artist Scott Livingstone for a day of drawing instruction! The day will focus on the Chatham-Kent landscape and introduce you to the basic techniques and media of drawing. This course focuses on the development of observational skills as […]