Did you know that two made for cinema movies were filmed in the Cloyne area in 1976 and 1981? The movies ‘Surfacing’ and ‘The Far Shore’ were filmed with US and Canadian actors in Bon Echo and Skootamatta Lake. Why did the directors choose our area? What was the budget of the films? How did the actual filming affect individual property owners?
Every individual needs to prepare a will and appoint an executor, and people often appoint their children as both executors and beneficiaries. Join us for more details at the next Speakers’ Forum.
Join us August 9th at the Northbrook Lions Hall for the next Speakers’ Forum to learn about avoiding scams and fraud. Constable David Yome from the OPP will be addressing our group as an expert in this field.
You may have noticed Little Libraries appearing here and there. Now, a Little Free Library has been installed at the Cloyne Pioneer Museum.
Join us on July 12th, 2023 at 7 pm for the next session of the Speakers’ Forum. Canada’s expert on Climate Change, Dr. Robert McLeman, will be speaking to us about what to expect in the Land O’ Lakes region in the future.
Be sure to join us at the Cloyne Pioneer Museum Saturday, June 24th, 2023 for the seasonal Grand Opening! Festivites start at 11 am.
Marlean and Wayne McLean spoke at the May 15th, 2023 general meeting of the Cloyne and District Historical Society. In the presentation many photos of the Spicer Farm and family history were shown as well as the restoration of the Spicer Farm by the McLeans.
The Land O’ Lakes Speakers’ Forum will hold their third session on June 14th, 2023 at the Lions Hall in Northbrook. Guest speakers will be LCol Dana Sliwinski and LCol Jean-Paul Landry. Please register for free to join us.
Marlean and father-in-law, Wayne McLean will speak on the history of the Spicer Farm at the next General Meeting of the CDHS. The meeting will be held as usual, at the Barrie Community Hall, May15th at 1 pm. Everyone is welcome!
The Lions Club of Land O’ Lakes has created a booklet outlining their history. It was presented at the dedication of the Friendship Arch on April 12, 2023.