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This, That & the Other Thing

Pop-up Cafe at MERA! – Saturday Feb.16 – February Art Exhibition – Fabulous Quilt Raffle – Accessible Desserts! Spur-of-the Moment...

Tripod – James Keelaghan – Oh Susanna

Not to be missed Sunday Schoolhouse Concert Series! MERA is excited to announce its upcoming three concert Sunday Folk Series,...

Around the World Suppers

The first two Around the World on a Dinner Plate suppers were sellouts, so reserve your seats for the...

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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