Gingerbread House Competition

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The Recreation Committee is having a Gingerbread House competition this year. There will be 3 age groups….4 to 12 years, 12 to 18 years and 19 and up. There will be a first place winner for all age groups with a $50 cash prize for the first place from each age group.

• You can use a pre-made kit if you choose
• You can and are encouraged to make your own house from scratch
• Decorate your creation with anything you like – the ingredients need to be edible. If you wouldn’t eat it – don’t use it!
• Feel free to interpret “house” as loosely as you want to (it should resemble a structure of some nature, but imagination and creativity are encouraged!)
• Your entry can be no larger than 15×20 inches (38cm x 51cm). There is no height requirement.
• Entries must be turned in the week of Nov.12th 2019, with the last date for entry drop off being Nov.14th, 2019. Judging will be done by the Beautification Committee and the winners will be announced on Saturday, Nov.16th, 2019.
• Entry forms will be available at the Village office, library or online. Please fill out and return to the village office no later then Friday, October 11th, 2019.

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Railroaders Reunion

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13th Annual Railroaders Reunion
Saturday, September 14th 2019
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
at the McAdam Railway Station

Hamburger and Hot Dog BBQ 12:00 noon – 2.00 pm.
Entertainment, Tours and Special Events to be held throughout the day the the McAdam Railway Station.
All those affiliated with the Railway (Past and Present) and their families and friends are invited.

Grand Opening of McAdam’s Bandstand & Green Space

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Come join the citizens of McAdam for the official opening of our community bandstand and the unveiling of the park’s name.  The ceremony will take place on Saturday 21st September at noon, followed by a complimentary BBQ across from McAdam Scotiabank.

DON’T MISS:   Community Market across from the Fire Hall on Saturday 21st September from 8.00 a.m. to noon

For interested vendors, please call Becky at 784-1400.  Tables are FREE



McAdam Lake Family Paddle

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Canoe/Kayak Rentals for August 17, 2019 for the McAdam Lake Family Paddle

Canoose Outpost

2 Person Canoe $50.00 taxes included

1 Person Kayak $25.00 tax included

To book please call Tammy Smearer at (506) 466-5955

July 1st 2019 – THANK YOU

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The July 1st Committee would like to send out a huge

Thank you

to everyone who participated in making this a great “Railway Days” weekend!! Thank you to all the volunteers, without your help none of this would have been possible. To all of the sponsors, your generous donations were greatly appreciated. The parade this year was a HUGE success, thank you to everyone who participated to make it such a great parade


Harper’s Exotic Animals

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McAdam Public Library are hosting a visit from Harper’s Exotic Animals on Friday 9th August.

The animals can be found in the upstairs room on the Village office from 2.30 – 4.30 p.m.

Everyone is welcome to this FREE event.



McAdam $1 lots update

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Many of you will have noticed the ‘SOLD’ signs appearing on the lots.  Since our last update in February we can confirm that to date 7 lots have been sold and 2 others are going through the final stages of paperwork.  Offers have been sent out on the remaining seven.

Look what’s coming in the Fall

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I know we are still in the grip of our beautiful summer but for those of  you who do like to plan ahead here are some of the things we will be offering this fall:


Zumba (subject to change)

Learn Sign Language

Beginners Photography (subject to change)

Gingerbread House Competition (more details to follow)

Annual Santa Parade – (details in October)