Lions Club of

Merrickville

EVENTS

The Lions Club of Merrickville has been involved in many Community Events over the years.

TULIP FESTIVAL

CANCELLED

A weekend festival with so many activities and events for everyone to enjoy, taking place May 16 & 17, 2020.

 

Come and see the beautiful display of 2600 tulips throughout the Village, the special music, events,  food and fun!

 

Tulip Festival

CANALFEST

Merrickville's annual two day event, August 1 & 2, 2020, celebrates the heritage of the Rideau Canal.

 

Attractions include re-enactors of the period,

live bands, artisans selling their wares, and

the Lions BBQ.

Canalfest

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Other initiatives by the Merrickville Lions Club

Christmas Hamper Fund

This thirty year annual event assists in the distribution of food hampers which allow families to enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner. On average, fifty baskets with food and gifts for children are financially supported by the Lions, Fire Department, Legion, community members and RBC’s angel tree.

Mountain of Food

Hugh Colton assists the Lions Club in collecting non-perishable food items for the Merrickville and District Community Health Centre’s Food Cupboard. Annually, four thousand pounds of food and monetary donations are collected.

 

Christmas in Merrickville

This annual event re-creates the holiday spirit of simpler times. A horse drawn wagon providing rides around the village, free apple cider and an appearance by Mr. and Mrs. Claus are made possible courtesy of the Lions.

 

 

 

Meetings:

1st & 3rd Thursday at 7pm upstairs at the Merrickville Legion - 229 Main Street West, Merrickville

 

65th ANNIVERSARY - SERVING OUR COMMUNITY

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