News & Events

2020 MERA Memberships

The 2020 MERA Membership Drive is now on. If you believe that MERA is a asset...

Live Music Returns to MERA

After having to cancel all our 2020 musical concerts scheduled for inside the MERA Schoolhouse, Music...

Masks Mandatory at MERA

    As of July 7, 2020, our local health unit has made face coverings mandatory...

MERA Closure extended to May 1

The Lanark Highlands Community Control Group has decided that all Township of Lanark Highlands facilities will...

MERA's Mandate is:

To encourage, develop and organize arts, cultural and recreational activities for people of all ages in order to enhance the well-being, health and connectivity of the community.

We're committed to...

  • Facilitating and promoting activities and entertainment programs for adults and children which help bring this rural community together.
  • Providing a facility to learn and practice skills such as weaving, pottery, textile arts, visual arts and physical fitness.
  • Promoting greater access, awareness and understanding of the arts, crafts, music, and health.

MERA is a not for profit corporation incorporated by Letters Patent in the Province of Ontario and is a registered charity.

  • MERA is governed by a board of volunteer directors elected from amongst its members.
  • The schoolhouse building and property is owned and maintained as a community centre by the Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands and is leased to MERA.

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