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Mentalist act packs The Centre

Mentalist act packs The Centre

A volunteer from the audience enjoys some witty banter during a performance from The Amazing Warbo who delighted audiences with fun and hard to figure out ‘feats of knowing’ the impossible. The show drew a near [...]

Hometown Proud: Summer museum exhibit explores nostalgic local territory

Hometown Proud: Summer museum exhibit explores nostalgic local territory

By Chris Marchand A new summer exhibit at the Dryden and District Museum is hoping to push your nostalgia buttons with a multi-faceted look at the Dryden of yesteryear and the many things we hold dear. [...]

Winnipeg athlete biking and running across Canada for Liver Foundation

Winnipeg athlete biking and running across Canada for Liver Foundation

By Michael Christianson Paddy Quiring rode into Dryden last week as she makes her way across Canada running, walking and cycling to raise money for the Canadian Liver Foundation and Teen Challenge. Quiring began her trek [...]

Making 150 Count: Local youth directs contest funds towards art for remote communities

Making 150 Count: Local youth directs contest funds towards art for remote communities

By Dryden Observer Staff Dryden youth Maya Oversby’s submission to a Canada 150 themed contest of social media caught the eye of judge Brian Findlay. “While reviewing submissions I came across Maya’s and thought it was [...]

Mentalist act The Amazing Warbo at Centre, July 12

By Michael Christianson Are you ready to be amazed? Canada’s foremost mentalist The Amazing Warbo will be making his first appearance at The Centre in Dryden on Wednesday, July 12. The show promises to make you [...]

Aboriginal Day in Dryden

Aboriginal Day in Dryden

Scenes from National Aboriginal Day festivities at Dryden Memorial Arena, June 21. Above left: Young Migisi Sahgaigan fiddlers Spirit Kavanaugh-Hourie (Gr. 3), Casey Gardener (Gr. 5) and Lindy Gardner (Gr. 2) stole the show with some [...]

French language school celebrates 10 years in Dryden

French language school celebrates 10 years in Dryden

By Michael Christianson On Saturday École catholique de l’Enfant-Jésus hosted a party to celebrate the schools tenth anniversary. Friends and families of the school were entertained by live music, bouncy castles, lots of other outdoor activities [...]

Music is your friend: DHS players host 15th Annual Music In Motion

Music is your friend: DHS players host 15th Annual Music In Motion

By Sarah McCarthy A celebration of the arts, music and the education that comes with it is what Music in Motion is all about, as Ryan Graham of the Music Department at Dryden High School said [...]

‘A Little Bit of This and That’

‘A Little Bit of This and That’

Open Roads Fine Arts Students display visual art pieces at Dryden Museum By Sarah McCarthy The Open Roads Fine Arts classes, Grades 6-8 have the opportunity to showcase their talents in the Dryden Museum’s latest exhibit.  [...]

The wisdom of the ages…and pancakes

The wisdom of the ages…and pancakes

Breakfast Open House to mark 300th anniversary of modern Freemasonry By Chris Marchand Three hundred years ago, Saturday June 3, members of London’s four Freemason’s Lodges gathered in an ale-house called the ‘Goose and The Grid-Iron’ [...]