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2020 MERA Memberships

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

MERA Christmas Craft Fair – Nov. 23

The 17th Annual MERA Christmas Fair is November 23rd from 9 am to 3 pm at the MERA Schoolhouse...

Valdy in Concert – SOLD OUT

So far this fall Music at MERA has brought four very different (Cassical, Electric Blues, County/Folk, Jazz) successful concerts...

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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