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Angela Morgan exhibits Snow, Pearls and Lemonade at Beauchamp gallery

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Colourful works of art by British Columbian Angela Morgan are on exhibit at the Beauchamp gallery on Rue Notre-Dame at the corner of Côte de la Montagne in Lower Town until Jan. 12.

Wrapping up the year

SAVING THE PLANET ONE WEEK AT A TIME

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Photo: Lise Lafond

It’s that season again … decorations are brought down from the attic, Christmas trees are all dressed up and lit with hundreds of lights, and shoppers fill the malls, where parking spaces are harder to find than a needle in a haystack.

With all the holiday hustle and bustle, we must not forget the many ways we can have an eco-friendly Christmas.

Winter Carnival 2020 features festive and original events all over town

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Photo: Winter Carnival

On Dec. 5 the Carnaval de Québec / Quebec City Winter Carnival announced many “partner events” that will complement the 2020 event, which runs from Feb. 7 to Feb. 16. The varied program offers families many original and festive activities, and invites residents of the central parts of the city to join in surprising neighbourhood fun!

Community Calendar

Dec. 12 to 15 – Cirque de Soleil is back on ice at the Videotron Centre with AXEL, an electrifying experience fusing world-class ice skating with breathtaking acrobatics. Seven shows over four days. For details and tickets, visit lecentrevideotron.ca/en.

The Voltigeurs de Québec and the First World War

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Historian Michel Litalien recently launched Le 57e Bataillon d'infanterie, CEC : les Voltigeurs de Québec et la Première Guerre Mondiale.

Two wins in four games for St. Pat’s hockey teams

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Photo: Luc Lang

Something that has happened rarely this season, the two St. Patrick’s High Fighting Irish hockey teams were playing in the same arena at College Notre-Dame in Montreal and came back with a pair of wins in four games.

Sports briefs: Capitales, cross-country skiing and hockey

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Photo: Hockey Canada staff

The Quebec Capitales, of the Frontier Baseball League, acquired two new pitchers on Dec. 5. The Caps handed contracts to starting pitcher Yeudi Garcia and relief pitcher Frank Moscatiello.

SLC Lions hockey team go into the holidays tied for first

The CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence Lions hockey team will start 2020 tied for first place with the Cégep de Thetford Filons in the Northeast division of the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ).

Shannon’s St. Joseph’s Chapel – 75 years blessed

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Photo: St. Joseph’s Chapel

On Dec. 1, St. Joseph’s Chapel in Shannon marked its 75th anniversary. Erected in 1944 on land leased from the Quebec Power Company for $1 a year, the chapel was a project spearheaded by the parishioners.