GARBE, Karen Edith (nee Vander Wyk) February 6, 1948 – June 7, 2017
Beloved wife of Juergen Garbe. Beloved daughter of Edith Fisher
(deceased). Sister to Sharon LeBlanc (Nelson). Sister-in-law to
Holger Garbe (Elvira). Will be sadly missed by her nieces and
nephews, extended family and friends, especially by her furry
family member Holly. Karen found comfort in the last stages of
her life in her participation at Hospice Dufferin. Many thanks
go out to Dr. Akula for her wonderful care and concerns and to
the nurses and the PCWs who helped to take care of Karen at home.
A Celebration of Karen's Life will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017
from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. (drop-in) at Hospice Dufferin Office, 30 Centre St.,
Orangeville, Lower Level. In lieu of flowers donations to
Hospice Dufferin would be appreciated.
From a field of over 100 artist's entries, Manuela Marshall has had two art pieces,
accepted into the Fibre Content 2016 show, the 3rd Biennial Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Fibre Art, at the Art Gallery of
Burlington, September 8 -September 18, 2016.
As everyone knows, May 28th was an extremely hot day. Our tent was near the water, at the Finish Line, so
afforded somewhat of a breeze to temper the heat. The Duck Cupcakes were very popular - we sold them
for $1.00 each and out of the 40 available only 8 of them committed suicide by heat stroke -
in other words their heads and beaks fell off, or I should say slid off. You had to have been there
to hear Joan call out to passersby "Buck a Duck", there were some strange looks from people that
didn't quite catch the phrase. A lot of people stopped by to chat, unfortuneately, there were no
sales other than the cupcakes.
A photographer from Shap'd took a close-up picture of one of the Duck Cupcakes, hopefully it will
be printed in the next copy of the magazine. The rain held off long enough to get the tent down,
which was hillarious, there were five of us one on each corner and one underneath. People at the
next booth were shouting encouragement - it must have been hillarious.
By 3:45 pm the rain chased everyone home. Thanks to my booth mates, Joan, Julie V.,
Doug, Debbie, Leah and Mannie.
January 2017. November 2017 Summer 2016. May 2016 March 2016
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Yuletide Show & Sale
Offering creative, hand made
and one of a kind
Maggiolly Art Supplies, Gallery & Studio
158 Broadway, Downtown Orangeville
From Friday, December 4 2015 to
Saturday January 2, 2016
Riverbend Artists of Grand Valley
Friday December 4, 2015
4pm to 8pm
Refreshments served email@example.com Yuletide Show & Sale
Offering creative, hand made
and one of a kind
SATURDAY, JULY 11 (10 AM TO 3 PM)
Six beautiful gardens, in and around Grand Valley, will be open for you to explore, rain or shine, on this FREE self-guided tour.
In addition to viewing these private gardens, you will be able to see works of art by local artists. Make a day of it, bring a picnic or enjoy one of our fine eating establishments in town!
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Donna Pascoe's oil painting, Dory the Black Lab
Leah Mitchell's wall hanging (22'x22") won Viewer's
Choice second place at the recent Dufferin Piecemakers Quilt Show.
Donna Pascoe's and Peter Turrell's rendering of Orange Lawrence graces the median on Broadway in Orangeville.
Congratulations to Riverbend Artist, Malcolm (Mac) McCulloch who has been chosen a torch bearer for the PanAm Games.
The arrival of the Equestrian Games portion of the 2015 PanAm Games in the Headwaters Area is a once in a lifetime
opportunity for local artists to displayed and sell equestrian themed art to visitors from all across the Americas.
The Dufferin Arts Council will conduct a juried art show of equestrian art from July 11-25, 2015,
across multiple venues. Some two dimensional artwork will be displayed on the walls of 7 fine dining restaurants in the area.
The remaining works plus all three dimensional art will be displayed in a pop-up art gallery to be determined.
Selection of the display venues for artwork will be at the discretion of the DAC Equine Art Committee (DEAC).
Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to participate in this exciting show!
Peter and Manuela Marshall will be displaying art work as part of the Orangeville Art Group's 45th Annual Show and Sale in October at the
Tony Rose Centre.
Humming Bird Dance has performed for many events.
Culture Days in Mississauga, Horticulture Garden Show,
Pagan Festival in Hamilton 3 years,Dufferin Museum,150th
Grand Valley Sesquicentennial show, Aircraft Pilot
Association Christmas dinner in Elmira, and now just
performed our 5th year for the Heart and Stroke
foundation in Oakville.
For Humming bird Dances next session
of classes, they will start in the fall @ the
Grand Valley Library, check
this web site for info on 2017
Starting Tuesday, Sept. 26 to Dec. 12 , day classes from 11
am to 12 and then same day evening classes from 7:00 to
8:00. Please book early save $, space is limited so
don’t wait , call 519-928-3123. thanks – Great Value
for your money - 12 Classes for only $85.00 -
Store Front Gallery is the location of the our Yule Tide show and sale.
Riverbend Artists wish to extend their sincere thanks to Kathy Chambers for making the space available.
Over the past two years our Artists received many positive compliments from viewers. Thank You!
Featured Artists have been: Peter &Manuela Marshall, Donna Pascoe, Nathan Masters, Julie Baumlisberger, Leah Mitchell, Margaret Oorebeek, Julie Van Alstine, Malcolm McCulloch. Denice Oliver, Jessica Dobson, Joan Pope, Sonia Valana, Nathan Adler, Ann Randeraad
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On September 14, 2017, David Tilson, Member of Parliament,
presented Peter Marshall with an award in recognition of
outstanding contributions made in our community
(Dufferin-Caledon) as Canada celebrates its 150
anniversary of Confederation.
Welcome to the Riverbend Artists of Grand Valley. Grand Valley is a rural community
The artists of this community have come together to form an artistic
association for the wider recognition of their art.
So, with the co-operation of the town, which they
gratefully acknowledge, this group has formed.
On this site, you will find members of this group, the medium in which
they work, (whether it be dance, theatrical, visual, performing arts and literature)
samples of their creativity and
contact information for viewing, visiting and commissioning their work.
Artists may list their galleries/studios or simply their
contact information or any information that is pertinent to
publicizing their artistic endeavours.
This site will grow as the group and its requirements evolve.