Today is International Volunteer’s Day, which means a great deal to us. SONG is run by a volunteer board and has more than 50 volunteers helping at any given time with rehearsals, accompaniment, fundraising, special events, concert program creation, snack distribution, t-shirt laundering...you name it, a SONG volunteer is doing it. We tried to make … Continue reading Volunteers are the Backbone of SONG
SONG's annual holiday concert delights fans of all ages. Bring the whole family and a box of tissues, there won't be a dry eye in the house.
Donate by December 24th to have your dollars doubled Music changes lives. It helps us find our courage, our voice, and our place in the world. At SONG we believe everyone deserves to have music in their lives, but unfortunately that's not the reality. With your help, we are changing that. “SONG helps me be … Continue reading Change the lives of local children and teens today
It's been six and a half years since SONG opened the doors on its first rehearsal. Two students from that original group remain, and they reminded me recently that the rehearsal consisted of 4 kids, myself and one other volunteer. "It was so much fun!" they both agree. Their reaction is no surprise, as they've … Continue reading Senior Choir is Creating “Awesome” Memories
For the past two seasons, Canadian recording artist, Susan Passmore of the Juno award-winning group "The Good Lovelies" has worked in our classrooms with our students. Susan elicited words and ideas from her time with the students and transformed them into the songs "We're on Fire" and "Find a Light". This wonderful collaboration culminated in … Continue reading Thankfulness Abounds
SONG started its seventh season on September 16th with a bang! We are growing! Sounds of the Next Generation’s (SONG) is expanding our ensemble music education program to reach even more children and youth in Northumberland County, who may not otherwise have access to the joy of music. SONG will now include students in Grades … Continue reading SONG is Growing!
After nearly 120 years in operation, the Port Hope Lawn Bowling Club has closed its club house and greens. Located behind the Presbyterian Church on Walton Street in Port Hope since 1900, interest in the sport and active membership had been getting smaller in the past few years. Remaining members and the governing Board decided … Continue reading The Legacy will live on