News & Events

Swinging into Fall at MERA

   Check out this fall’s updated programs & schedules: Click on the links below to sample just some of...

Glass on Glass Starts September 28, 2018

The Glass on Glass Collective started up spring of 2018. Participants must have prior glass cutting experience. This is...

Community Dinner – Tuesday August 14

Don’t forget, Tuesday August 14 starting at 5:00 pm come and play some traditional parlour games and challenge 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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