SUBMITTED The Mariposa Gymnastics Club.

Gymnasts excel at Sunshine Meet

On May 5 and 6, Mariposa Gymnastics Club hosted their 18th annual Sunshine Meet. Things kicked off on Friday with an Ontario Development Program chall

David Hawke/Special to the Packet & Times The exotic blossoms of Jack-in-the-pulpit may be found in wet conifer swamps or dry hardwood forests. The weird looking wrap-around structure was once seen as a replica of a church's pulpit, complete with a local Jack preaching to the gathered masses below.

The wildflower name game

Does anyone remember who Jack, Johnny, Bet or Susan were? We still talk about them quite a bit, but few can recall just who they were. You've heard of

Arni Stinnissen/Special to the Packet & Times A Calypso Orchid.

A lesson in flower photography

As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers, and if it is correct, this should be a banner year with all the rain we have had this spring.

John and Mary Silk, (aged 100 and 96 respectively), celebrated their 79th wedding anniversary on May 24. KATE GRIGG/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES

79 years of love and adoration

He first noticed her standing on a hill across the road. Perhaps it was something about a pretty girl framed against a country background, by trees an

Faith fair Saturday

Orillia and area churches are uniting for a faith fair Saturday at the Orillia Public Library.

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