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Creative Drama Camp this summer at MERA!

New this summer to MERA is a week long drama camp. Imaginative children will explore what it would have been like...

Vintage Trunk Sale – May 21

Vintage Market Trunk Sale at MERA adds to the Re-opening of the McDonald’s Corners Farmers Market The McDonald’s Corners Farmer’s Market...

May Art Show

MERA’s May Art Show Marks 100th Birthday for Award-Winning Botanic Artist The largest room at MERA (McDonald’s Corners and Elphin Recreation...

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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