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Fall Music Series at MERA

Music at MERA is excited to announce 4 more concerts, bringing a variety of musical styles to the schoolhouse this fall....

Art Exhibits Resume at MERA

Monthly Art Exhibitions will resume in October at MERA with “Thresholds”, paintings by Russ Paquette. A vernissage will be held Sunday...

Company of Fools: Sept. 23, 7:00pm

“Love From Afar” by A Company Fools Thursday September 23, 2021, 7:00 pm at MERA Love From Afar: a collection of...

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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