Sailpast Saturday, May 7 the Ladysmith Yacht Club is celebrating their Opening Day & Sailpast, a tradition that began nearly 200 years ago. Everyone is invited to this FREE event at Transfer Beach Park. Red Dress Day May 5 is national Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous women and girls. Watch for local initiatives in the community and remember to hang your red dress as a sign of solidarity.
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So strap on your seatbelts, everyone. We are blasting into 2022. Wishing you an out-of-this-world holiday. – Marina Sacht and the TAKE 5 Space Cadets
HERE IT COMES! The Ladysmith Festival of Lights is back but without the events. I know I speak for others as well when I say that a walk through downtown with a stop for a treat (or two!) is a highlight (pun intended) of my holidays. So let’s keep that sparkle of enthusiasm growing as the holidays near, and be grateful for the bounty we have.
The Ladysmith & District Historical Society and the Town of Ladysmith are thrilled to announce the receipt of a $15,300 Federal grant from the Building Communities through Arts and Heritage program for the community to commemorate the 100th anniversary of construction of the Ladysmith Agricultural Hall (Aggie Hall). In November 2021, the Federal Government of Canadian Heritage granted funds for the purpose of hosting this event on September 22nd, 2022.
COZY UP with TAKE 5! Goodbye flip-flops, hello pumpkin-spice, corn maze, thick sweaters and turkey dinner. As I step outside, a flock of geese big enough to darken the sky passes overhead. “Honk! Honk!” I yell back, wishing them well on their southern migration. Just a friendly reminder as we are now working on the November …