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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 Closure extended to May 1

The Lanark Highlands Community Control Group has decided that all Township of Lanark Highlands facilities will continue to stay...

MERA Closed by Municipal Order

Effective as of midnight Friday March 13th, Township of Lanark Highlands will be closing all facilities to the public...

March 15th Concert Postponed

The James Keelaghan & Jez Lowe concert scheduled for Sunday March 15 at 2:00 pm has been postponed due...

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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