The Expositor from Brantford, Ontario, Canada on October 8, 1982 · 41
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The Expositor from Brantford, Ontario, Canada · 41

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Friday, October 8, 1982
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THE EXPOSITOR Friday Oct 1 1982 — 19 MUSEUMS Textiles — Former Brantford resident Ralph Beney shows his textile works “Fabrications" at the Welling- ton County Museum Fergus to Nov 14 - Thanksgiving Dinner — A demonstration of how early settlers would have prepared thanksgiving dinner in the Lockhart log home at Wentworth Pioneer-Village Rockton- on Sunday and Monday Also moccasin shoes will be made in the village boot shop and a ' cabinet maker will demonstrate his work Village on Hwy 52 north of Hwy 8 open 10 am to 5 pra Thomas Keefer Day — Institute of Power Engineers will operate Hamilton’s 1859 Pumphouse with live steam on Sunday from 1-4 prt on Thomas - Keefer Day commemorating an influential dvti engineer of the 19th century Woodward Avenue at the Water works 847-2874 Soap-making — A demonstration of soap-making Monday 10 am to 4 pm at Doon Pioneer Village Other Thanksgiving Weekend demonstrations are baking spinning and apple schnitz-ing Villge is open 10 am to 5 pm Doon-Blair Road exit from Highway 401 Oktoberfest — Free admission to -Doon Pioneer Village Monday to Friday for Oktoberfest Activities includ- tag baking spinning apple schnitzing aid soap making 893-4020 FALL FAIRS Burford — Burford Fair Thanksgiving weekend Poultry cattle horse and goat shows Midway and exhibits Old McDonald’s Farm chariot races lady’s fashion show QUUT2QQRS Bird Walk Bird walk at Royal Botanical Gardens (near Spencer Creek) Sunday Meet at McMaster University parking lot north of tennis courts at 8 am Bring binoculars SPECIAL EXHIBITS Science Centre — Art Gallery of Brant bus-trip to Ontario Science Centre to see China 7000 Years of Discov-ery on Oct 19 753-7581 SALES Rummage Sale Rummage Sale and Flea Market Colborne Street United Church Memorial Hall Oct 22 9:30-10:30 am Lily Auction — Lily Bulb Auction at the Royal Botanical Gardens Centre Oct 16 at 1:30 pm Firewood Sale — At the Royal Bo-tancial Gardens woodlot Burlington Plains Road West 400 metres west of the RBG Centre Oct 16 9:30 am to 12 pm No delivery Rummage Sale — Wellington Memorial United Church corner Tollgate and St George streets Oct 15 6:30 9 pm and Oct 16 10 am to 1 pm Craft Sale — Craft Sale and Tea Room Friday at 25 William St 10 am to 6 pm Crafts donated and made by Red Cross volunteers Proceeds for international aid Super 8ale — Brantford General Hospital Auxiliary Super Sale Oct 23 10 am to 6 pm Oct 24 12-5 pm at St John’s College Dufferin Ave Contributions accepted 752-7871-438 'Bazaar — Springvale Brethren in Christ is holding a bazaar at Spring-vale Community Hall on Oct 16 Home baking canning crafts Lunch available Proceeds to Montreal Lake Children’s Home Umber Bay Sask' Yard Sale — St Joseph’s Hospital Women’s Auxiliary is holding a yard sale at the hospital Oct 16 9 am to 1 pm Plants books home bake Jewelry country store refreshments white elephant sale food hamper draw Special screening By RON DeRUYTER Expositor Staff Writer The special screening of an award-winning film series created by a former Paris resident and her partner will be held in Toronto tomor- The Kids of Dcgrassi Sheet win be shown in the Studio Theatre of Harborfront in the afternoon Admission is free Linda Schuyler 33 the daughter of Jack and Joyce Bawcutt of Paris created the film with Kit Hood They are the co-owners of an independent Toronto film company called Playing With Time Inc The Kids of Degrassi Street about the adventures of the children in an east Toronto neighborhood is their biggest production The series was selected the Best Canadian Production Regardless of Category at the (Canadian) Child Film Festival and has OUR FREE ESTIMATES SERVICE ELECTRON OM El 323 KINjjMGfcOItGE won several other awards The Kids of Degrassi Street win be televised on CBC-TV this fall as part of the series Just Down the Street Two of the six half-hour epi- sodes to be shown in December will be television premieres The' company is now working on six more episodes to be shown on the CBC next fall Playing With Time Inc was formed six years ago It operates out of an 100-year-old storefront on Queen Street East Just a couple of blocks away from Degrassi Street The company takes a unique approach to making children's films particulary in the case of the Degrassi Street series The children acting in the films actually live in the Degrassi Street neighborhood They earned their roles in the film by being selected from auditions held in a neighborhood church After the auditions they attend free acting workshops Ms Schuyler says she and Ms Hood found that child actors from agencies "were too slick “We wanted it to be as natural as possible” Ms Schuyler knew “ordinary kids” could act from her experience as a teacher She is a graduate of the University of Toronto and from Paris District High School before that She has been very - pleased with the quality of acting from the J K4MIUON Mm CKDS' FEHIIAIMTE &TEI1‘IIEII A concert of popular arrangements highlighted by classical numbers per formed by the piano team that made made "Apartment" "Exodus" and “Midnight Cowboy" themes so popular1 F Tuesday October 12 ! 8:00 pm jl $1050 $1200 $1350 FOR TICKETS CALL t-MMSMSn (M Fraa 411 wm) 1-41M2M1I1 IU Stkan) and um your Vita MaBtfdiaiga or Amtrican Enprau conk PboM note Dim it a 50c par fcfcal Mrvict dwraa whan placing tUanhona arrim Tianti aha avalabla al Ino mud (tenihan Ploca Tickol OuStfe inducing Sunfaunl Tiavot 88 Cdbome St Phono 756-1320 or Ratal an Whook 45 Mari St Phono 752-8453 Saturday for film series neighborhood kids “They’re natural” Ms Schuyler says they are also a source of ideas because of the rapport that has developed between them and the producers She says the kids continually drop in to relate their experiences Asked why Degrassi Street is the subject of the film Ms Schuyler says “I know the east end of Toronto well and I love it It’a tower-middle class and has people of a lot of different races on the same street” She says they decided to slick to a "really small area that we know very well" to make the films as close to the neighborhood experiences of viewers all over the world “We're so true to the neighborhood that it strikes a chord internationally” The scries has been shown at film festivals in Europe and Ms Schuyler says that the BBC and ITV networks in Britain are interested in running tt Playing With Time Inc has also done pro- ductions for TV -Ontario and the National Film Board including documentaries on social Saturday’s screening begins at 1 pm with Ida Makes a Movie Starting times for the othfr episodes are Cookie Goa to Hospital at 1:45 pm Irene Move In at 3:30 pm Lisa Makes the Headlines at The Art Gallery of Brant ' presents The Sculpture of Bernie Miller October 7th to 31st Harvest Hang-Up Tuesday October 19 1 1 am to 1:30 pm RENT A PICTURE HAVE LUNCH $500 per person ' 3:15 pm Nod Buys a Suit at 4 pm and Sophie Minds the Store at 4:45 pm Ms Schuyler and Ms Hood and the children 75 DALHOUSIE ST who acted in the films will be at the screening The Studio Theatre at Harborfront is located at 335 Queen's Quay W in Toronto NEW MEMBER ' After 32 years as a unit The Sutler Brothers have been forced to replace a member of the group-Jimmy Fortune who has been performing with the Sutlers since January takes over permanently from Lew Dewitt who has an intestinal disease Dewitt is able to lead a near normal existence but feds he can no longer endure the rigorous life of an entertainer Our Master Chat la aklllad In tha cooking aria of both Canada and tha Orient f -'yi? 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