News & Events

Annual General Meeting & Board Nominations

MERA AGM Sunday March 31 and call for Nominations to MERA’s Board of Directors. Dear members and friends of...

Community Café every Saturday in March

Good News from the Winter Community Café! A huge Thank You to the volunteers that are gearing up to...

MERA Award of Excellence

Every two years, MERA is honoured to present the Award of Excellence in Fine Arts and Fine Crafts to...

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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