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March Puslinch Community Newsletter

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Aberfoyle Farmers’ Market

SEASON OPENING of the Aberfoyle Farmers’ Market on Saturday May 28th! We look forward to welcoming the community back for another delicious season and showcasing many of the wonderful and unique products available right here in Puslinch and surrounding areas. Our vendors are eagerly planning and preparing for the season ahead to provide you with some of the region’s best farm-fresh foods, locally grown produce, and handmade goods. Grow with us, every Saturday 8am – 1pm from May 28th to until the end of October in the Optimist Recreation Centre. 

Follow us on your favourite social media channels for regular updates and watch for upcoming contests and promotions! Facebook @aberfoylefarmersmarket Instagram @aberfoylefarmers Twitter @aberfoylemarket

Crieff Hills Retreat Centre

Crieff Hills will be hosting an ON FARM DINNER SERIES that will feature local produce and produce that we grow here on our farm! Our NEW Chef, Matthew Foote will prepare these delicious meals while participants get to experience and see the produce, trees or bees in action! 

Link will be updated regularly: https://crieffhills.com/programs/events/

Puslinch Township Library

For current hours and services, please call the Puslinch Branch 519.763.8026 or visit us online at www.wellington.ca/Library.

MARCH BREAK 2022

Join us for March Break 2022 as we collect clues, tackle puzzles, and embrace our inner spy! Pick up special activity kits and check out more fun activities in-branch. Plus, sign up for virtual science workshops with Scientists in Schools.

Monday, March 14 – Friday, March 18

TAKE-AND-MAKE-ACTIVITY KITS

Get creative with activity kits for all ages! Contents may include a hands-on activity, activity sheets, and suggestions for additional library resources. Pick up at your local branch on a first-come, first-served basis.

STORY TIME (AT HOME)

Join us virtually for live songs, stories, rhymes, and activities aimed at developing your child’s early literacy skills. Pre-registration is required to receive a kit and virtual meeting link.  If you would like to join us from another branch, please let the hosting branch know upon registration.

Wednesdays, March 2 – 30 at 11:00 am

FIRST FRIDAY BOOK CLUB (ADULTS)

Discussing “Fates and Furies” by Lauren Groff. Please contact branch staff for meeting details.

Friday, March 4

THIRD TUESDAY BOOK CLUB (ADULTS)

Discussing “Breathing Lessons” by Anne Tyler. Please contact branch staff for meeting details.

Tuesday, March 15

JUST FOR YOU FROM WCL

Wondering what to read, watch, or listen to next? Wellington County Library staff are here to help! Tell us what you love and we’ll hand-pick a selection of titles for you to borrow. For more information, visit www.wellington.ca/JustForYou.  

 While you’re waiting for Just for You selections, check out this list of new books at the library:

Fiction

Beaton, M.C.                           Death of A Green-eyed Monster

Deibel, Jennifer                       The Lady of Galway Manor

Eason, Lynette                        Life Flight

Fagan, Jenni                            Luckenbooth

Gran, Sara                               The Book of the Most Precious Substance

Kelly, Anita                             Love & Other Disasters

Macneal, Elizabeth                 Circus of Wonders

Messud, Claire                        A Dream Life

Mitchell, Caroline                   The Village

Silver, Josie                             One Night on the Island

Non-Fiction

Berzin, Robin
State Change: End Anxiety, Beat Burnout, and Ignite A New Baseline of Energy and Flow

Dahl, Linda                              Better Breastfeeding: A Doctor’s Guide to Nursing without Pain and Frustration

Dorsey, Stephen                     Black & White: An Intimate, Multicultural Perspective on “White Advantage” and the Paths to Change

Egremont, Max           The Glass Wall: Lives on the Baltic Frontier

Gaughan, Norah                     Knit, Fold, Pleat, Repeat: Simple Knits, Gorgeous Garments

Kacenberg, Mala                     Mala’s Cat: A memoir of Survival in World War II                                        

Klosterman, Chuck                 The Nineties

Kogan, Nataly                         The Awesome Human Project: How to Break Free from Daily Burnout, Struggle Less, and Thrive More in Work and Life

Murphy, Emily                        Grow Now: How We Can Save Our Health, Communities, and Planet-one Garden at A Time

Township of Puslinch

The following recreation amenities are open;

  • Puslinch Optimist Recreation Centre Rink; weather dependent
  • Puslinch Optimist Recreation Centre Gymnasium
  • Soccer and other sports fields
  • Baseball Diamonds
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Tennis courts
  • Basketball courts
  • Playgrounds
  • Trails

The use of all Township facilities by the public must be in accordance with the physical separation directives issued by the Province. Individuals using these facilities, except for members of the same household, are required to maintain physical distancing of at least 2 metres or six feet. All gatherings or events must comply with all Provincial directives, as well as those of Wellington-Dufferin Guelph Public Health. We strongly encourage individuals utilizing available facilities to adhere to all physical distancing requirements.  Failure to do so, may result in the Township being directed to close facilities again. Enforcement concerns should be communicated to the OPP non-emergency number at 1-888-310-1122.

The following Township closures remain in effect:

  • Puslinch Community Centre – final stages of kitchen renovations. Facility will be re-opening soon.
  • Municipal Office – pending minor renovations made to the reception area.

Township staff will be available to assist and serve residents by electronic means. Phones will continue to be answered between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday at 519-763-1226. Email inquiries can be sent as follows:

For more information on COVID-19, please contact Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health at 1-800- 265-7293 or 519-822-2715 or visit www.wdgpublichealth.ca

ANIMAL CONTROL SERVICES. The Township of Puslinch partners with the Cambridge and District Humane Society for the following animal control services: dogs at large, injured dogs, injured cats, aggressive dogs, domestic animals that are deceased in the home, injured wildlife and exotic animals. Should you require these services, please call the Cambridge and District Humane Society directly at

(519) 623-6323 or email dispatch@animalservicescambridge.ca

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