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Pruys' paintings chosen for exhibit

Local artist Cher Pruys loves Canada.

If you don't believe it, just ask the Society of Canadian Artists (SCA).

Two of Pruys' paintings, “After The Rain" and "Ski Chalet," have been juried into the SCA 2017 Elected Members Exhibition, "Oh Canada—Our Home and Native Land,” which will be held at Gallery 78 in Fredericton, N.B. from June 16-July 9.

Mother's Day tea planned

St. Patrick's Church of Emo will hold a Mother's Day spring tea on Saturday, May 13 from 1-3 p.m.

There will be plants, perogies, and baking for sale. There also be draws, including one for a wheelbarrow full of gardening supplies.

See the display in Gillons' window on Front Street for a list of the items and other information about the prize.

Crossroads to host chess tournament

Crossroads School will host the 20th-annual regional chess tournament next Wednesday (May 3) from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Organizers are looking for volunteers to help out and act as arbiters (referees). Canteen helpers also are needed.

For more information, or if you are able to help out, call the school at 486-3329 and leave a message with the office.

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