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2022 MERA Membership Appeal

It is that time of year again, when we must ask all of you who value MERA’s place in the community...

MERA Christmas Fair Returns Nov. 20th

Find a Handcrafted Treasure at MERA’s Annual Christmas Fair! MERA’s annual Christmas Fair returns this year! Please join us at the...

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....

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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