News & Events

July 10th Community Dinner – All About Bikes!

Please join MERA on Tuesday July 10th starting at 5 pm for our next Community Dinner. ALL ABOUT BIKES!...

2018 Art Circle Exhibition

The Arts Circle members invite the public to the Fourth Annual showing of their latest art creations at the...

New for 2018! Expressive Dance & Drama Camp for Kids

A free form movement class where the freedom to express, discover and play welcomes the creativity, uniqueness and diversity...

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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