Arts on Main Gallery

10th Anniversary Show

Arts on Main Gallery invites you to celebrate it’s 10th Anniversary. The Anniversary Show, featuring a unique collection of original art from 25 county artists, runs from until Monday, August 28th. Open Daily 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at 223 Main Street, Picton

Date:  until Monday, August 28th.
Time: Daily – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Across the street from the Regent Theatre at 223 Main Street, Picton

Picton Golf and Country Club

Junior Golf Clinic

Picton Golf Club is sponsoring a free Junior Golf Clinic. The clinic is open to all kids in the County and offers juniors a chance to learn the fundamentals of golf. The clinics will be held at the Prince Edward Driving Range located on 1041 Highway 49, Picton from 9:00 a.m. until noon on Saturday, May 27th. Register is on-line at pictongolf.ca or call 613-476-222

Date: Saturday, May 27th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon
Location: Prince Edward Driving Range, 1041 Highway 49, Picton

Belleville Club 39

Dance

Friday June 16th join the Belleville Legion Branch 99, 132 Pinnacle Street,  Belleville and dance to The Emily Creek Band from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Lunch will be served. Singles & couples are welcome.

Date: Friday, June 16th
Time: 8:00 p.m. to midnight
Location: Belleville Legion Br.99, 132 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Returns For Leukemia

Donate Your Empties

Please donate your beer, wine and spirits containers on the weekend of Friday, May 26th until Sunday, May 28th at the Picton Beer Store, 412 Main Street, in support of their yearly bottle drive for cancer research. Donate your empties, end blood cancers. The Returns for Leukemia Bottle Drive raised $1.65 Million in 2016. Help our local beer store beat this record.

Date: Friday, May 26th, Saturday, May 27th and Sunday, May 28th
Time: Friday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: The Beer Store, Main Street, Picton

Alliance To Protect Prince Edward County, Prince Edward County Field Naturalists, and the County Coalition For Safe & Appropriate Green Energy

Annual Yard Sale – NEW LOCATION

The Annual Yard Sale fundraiser for the South Shore Appeal Fund is scheduled for Saturday, May 27th.  Large and small donations of gently used items can be brought to 3633 Loyalist Parkway the day of the sale before 8:00 a.m. Small items can be dropped off on Friday, May 26th at Royal LePage, 104 Main Street from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. If you cannot make these days to drop off your items, arrangements can be made by emailing contactus@appec.ca.

Date: Saturday, May 27th 
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: 3633 Highway 33 (Loyalist Parkway), just west of the roundabout, Picton

Milford Market

Artisan & Flea Market

The Milford Market has more than doubled in size! Come out Saturdays between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for live entertainment, lunches & snacks at the food booth, and more than 25 vendors outdoors and in the Red Shed. Home baking, local honey & maple syrup, photography, Caribbean delicacies, goats milk soap & lotion, pottery, art.  Located at the Milford Fairgrounds, 2179 County Road 17. Go to milfordmarket.ca for more information.

Date: Every Saturday till Thanksgiving
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Milford Fairgrounds, 2179 County Road 17, Milford

The Rotary Club of Picton

Rotary Lilac Ride

The 4th Annual Rotary Lilac Ride cycling event will feature three courses (27 kms, 50 kms, and 100 kms) and will take riders on some of Prince Edward’s most beautiful cycling routes on Sunday, May 28th with registration at 8:00 a.m. and 3 starts, the first being at 9:00 a.m. All routes will start and finish at the Prince Edward Community Centre, Rotary Hall, 375 Main Street, Picton. For more information and to preregister, please visit pictonrotary.ca

Date: Sunday, May 28th
Time: Registration: 8:00 a.m.; Ride starts: 9:00, 9:30 & 10:00 a.m.
Location: Prince Edward Community Centre, 375 Main Street, Picton

Quinte Symphony

Kidstuff Two

Quinte Symphony presents Kidstuff Two, Sunday, May 28th at 2:30 p.m. at St. Theresa Secondary School. An exciting and interactive program of popular and classical music, featuring the children’s classic “Tubby the Tuba”. Enjoy the Instrument Petting Zoo! Kids $5, Adults $15. Tickets: Quinte Arts Council, Sam the Record Man, thequintesymphony.com & at the door.

Date: Sunday, May 28th
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: St. Theresa Secondary School, 135 Adam St., Belleville

Wellington District Lions Club

Walk for Dog Guides

The Annual Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides is taking place on Sunday, May 28th from the Belleville Pet Valu on N. Front Street. Register or donate on line at Walk for Dog Guides or pick up a pledge form at Pet Valu in Picton or Belleville. All funds go to providing dog guides for Canadians with disabilities. Call 613-961-0990 for further information.

Date: Sunday, May 28th
Time: Registration 10:00 a.m.; Walk 10:30 a.m.
Location: Pet Valu, 365 N. Front Street, Belleville

Old Church Theatre

Auditions: Sharpen the Acts

Participate in a little bit of performance magic. There will be three curated, professionally workshopped one-act plays by experienced and award-winning writers. Now they need you! Auditions Monday, May 29th and Tuesday, May 30th. Performance dates are Friday, July 21st and Saturday, July 22nd at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, July 23rd at 2:00 p.m. Questions? Email oldchurchtheatre@gmail.com

Date: Auditions: Monday,May 29th and Tuesday, May 30th
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Old Church Theatre, 940 Bonisteel Road, Glen Miller, Quinte West

Quinte Conservation

Get Tick Smart

Ticks are a reality for people who spend time outdoors, on their property, or at Conservation Areas and other trails. Some tick bites might result in Lyme Disease. Find out what you need to know about ticks in our area on Tuesday, May 30th, 6:30 until 8:30 at 2061 Old Highway 2, Belleville. For more information about the Quinte Conservation tick night call 613-968-3434 or go to quinteconservation.ca

Date: Tuesday, May 30th
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: 2061 Old Highway 2, Belleville

Prince Edward County Field Naturalists

Birdathon-ing

Are you a serious competitive birder or can you just about tell a flamingo from a chickadee? Either way, you’ll enjoy David Okines’ (pronounced  OH-kynes’)  talk on birdathon-ing — he’s Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory’s bander-in-charge, so he knows where the birds are hiding! Join the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists at the Bloomfield Town Hall at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30th. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Date: Tuesday, May 30th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield Town Hall, 289 Main Street, Bloomfield

Moira Secondary School

Rock Of Ages

Do you love 80’s rock? Moira Secondary School presents Rock Of Ages High School Edition featuring music by sweet 80’s bands such as Twisted Sister, Journey, Foreigner, Whitesnake and more. Show dates are Wednesday, May 31st to Saturday, June 3rd at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and children and will be available at the door.

Date: Wednesday, May 31st to Saturday, June 3
Time: Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; Show starts at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Moira Secondary School, 275 Farley Ave, Belleville

Prince Edward County Arts Council

Professional Development for Artists

The Prince Edward County Arts Council launches a new program to help its member artists strengthen their careers through learning. In its first year, the program has $1,500 to award to successful applicants who apply by June 1st. Activities must take place between July 1st and December 31st. Visit pecartscouncil.org for details.

Date: Deadline for applications is Thursday, June 1st
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: 289 Main Street, Picton

County Kids Read

Shout Sister! Choir Fundraiser Concert

Shout Sister Picton is continuing their tradition of giving back to the community. Georgette Fry directs as they dedicate their annual fundraiser to County Kids Read. The concert is being held on Thursday, June 1st at St. Mary Magdalene Church,335 Main Street, Picton. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., the show starts at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are available from choir members, Books and Company or at the door.

Date: Thursday, June 1st
Time: Door opens at 6:30; Concert starts at 7:00 pm
Location: St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main Street, Picton

Belleville Club 39

Dance

Friday June 2nd join the Belleville Legion Branch 99, 132 Pinnacle Street,  Belleville. and dance to The Code Family Band from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Lunch will be served. Singles & couples are welcome.

Date: Friday, June 2nd
Time: 8:00 p.m. to midnight
Location: Belleville Legion Br.99, 132 Pinnacle St., Belleville

L&A Seniors Outreach Services

Home & Garden Tour

Enjoy a self-guided tour that includes eight outstanding properties in Napanee, Yarker and
Lonsdale. Passports are available May 1st & can be purchased at Gray’s IDA & L&A Seniors Outreach Services both in Napanee, at a cost of $25.00. For further details please call 613-354-6668 or visit lasos.ca

Date: Saturday, June 3rd
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Various

Belleville Public Library

Budgeting Basics

Budgeting is an important skill everyone should know, and on Saturday, June 3rd from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., the Belleville Public Library has you covered! The Budgeting Basics workshop will cover how to draw up a budget, tips to help you reach your financial goals, and ideas to help adjust spending. This is a great program for students leaving for school in the fall.

Date: Saturday, June 3rd
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

Prince Edward Masonic Lodge & the Star-In-The-East Lodge

Open House and ChIP Child Identification Clinic

On Saturday, June 3rd the Prince Edward Masonic Lodge  & the Star-In-The-East Lodge celebrate 300 years of modern freemasonry with an open house starting at 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at 13251 Loyalist Parkway in Picton.  There will be displays and lodge room tours, Shriner clowns and free hot dogs & drinks.
And at the same the location there will be a ChIP Child Identification Clinic, using police approved techniques to create a child identification kit for your loved ones.  The clinic will run from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Date: Saturday, June 3rd
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: 13251 Loyalist Parkway, Picton

Orange Lodge

Dance

Saturday, June 3rd enjoy the Orange Lodge Dance at Orange Hall, 1825 York Rd in Tyendinga Territory.  Jeff Code & Silver Wings band will entertain.  8:00 p.m. to midnight cost. Cost is $12 each.   Dance, lunch, prizes. Contact 613-396-6792.

Date: Saturday, June 3rd
Time: 8:00 p.m. to midnight
Location: 1825 York Road, Tyendinga Territory

County Kids of Steel

11th Annual County Kids of Steel Triathlon

Hey County Kids! Are you ready to swim, bike & run? The 11th Annual County Kids of Steel is coming to Picton on Sunday, June 4th. This is a fun event made for kids aged 3 to 17. No experience necessary, just a swimsuit, a bike and a great attitude. Go to countykidsofsteel.ca to register or stop into the Prince Edward Fitness and Aquatic Centre for a sign up form.

Date: Sunday, June 4th
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Prince Edward Fitness and Aquatic Centre, 13263B Loyalist Parkway, Picton

Baxter Arts Centre

Plant an Herb Garden

Herbalist Tamara Segal will guide a sensory tour of herbs, exploring healing properties through the experience of touch, smell and sight on Sunday, June 4th from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield. Useful herbs to grow in the garden will be discussed. There will be a plant identification walk, weather permitting. This event is offered by donation to the Baxter Arts Centre.

Date: Sunday, June 4th
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield

The Parrott Gallery

Opening Reception

Join the talented members of the East Central Ontario Art Association (ECOAA) at the opening reception of their 59th Annual Juried Art Exhibition and Sale on Thursday, June 8th from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Parrott Gallery, 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville. This exhibit of their work consists mainly of plein air landscapes in various media as these artists regularly travel about

Date: Thursday, June 8th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

Prince Edward County Arts Council

Learning Lunches for Artists

Andrea Piller is talking at Learning Lunches for Artists on Friday, June 9th at noon until one,  at the Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield. After her month long artist residency in Hungary, Andrea will talk about how place inspires her. This event is sponsored by the Prince Edward Arts Council and is free to its members and $5 for others. Bring your lunch. Bring a friend.

Date: Friday, June 9th
Time: Noon
Location: Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield

Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation

Teeing Up Fore Health Care

On Tuesday, June 13, 2017 RE/MAX and the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation will join forces to host the third annual Teeing Up Fore Health Care golf classic at the Picton Golf and Country Club in support of medical equipment purchases at our County hospital. Registration is now open! Please call Briar at 613-476-1008 ext. 4425 to participate.

Date: Tuesday, June 13th
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Picton Golf and Country Club, 734 Highway 49, Picton

Canadian Cancer Society

Relay For Life 2017

New this year the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is a 6 hour event!! Rally your friends, family and co-workers and get out on Friday, June 16th, 6:00 p.m. until midnight at the Picton Fairgrounds, 375 Main Street! Support those living with cancer, celebrate those who have beaten cancer & honour those who have fallen to cancer. Fight back Picton. Registration is just $15 per person. Register today at relayforlife.ca  For more information call 613-962-0686

Date: Friday, June 16th
Time: 6:00 p.m. to Midnight
Location: Picton Fairgrounds, 375 Main Street, Picton

The Parrott Gallery

Carpe Diem in Concert

“Carpe Diem, Carpe Noctem” – “Seize the Day, Seize the Night” The Carpe Diem String Ensemble returns Saturday, June 17th 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. for the annual Parrott Gallery spring concert at 254 Pinnacle Street,Belleville. The night theme of the concert will include pieces by Mozart, Hoagy Carmichael, Glen Miller, Abba and more.

Date: Saturday, June 17th
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

Picton United Church

Old Time Fiddle Show

Join Canadian fiddle champion, Scott Woods, his sister Kendra, Twin Fiddle Express, for an uplifting Old Time Fiddle Show and his band featuring guitar, bass, drums, accordion and piano, Saturday, June 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the Picton United Church, 12 Chapel Street, Picton. For tickets call 613-476-6050 or for VISA/Mastercard call 1-855-726-8896

Date: Saturday, June 24th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Picton United Church, 12 Chapel Street, Picton

Mariners Park Museum

50th Birthday Bash!

On Saturday, July 8th the Mariners Park Museum will celebrate their 50th Birthday Bash, 11:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.with a 60’s theme family day with storytelling, free birthday cake, crafters, remote control boats, old cars, heritage demos, children’s games  & activities and food vendors. Free admission.  And in the evening you can enjoy  a Pork and Beef Dinner, live music and a silent auction from 5:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Tickets $25

Date: Saturday, July 8th
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location: 2065 County Road 13 (at County Road 10), South Bay

Food to Share

Cooking Workshops

Food to Share is a grassroots initiative that addresses food insecurity in the County. The group led by Glen Wallis takes food donated by various farmers and private residents and turns it into healthy, fresh food to be distributed through our local County food banks. Interested volunteers please go to foodtohare.ca for more information.

Date: Various dates throughout the year
Time: To be confirmed
Location: Various community kitchens throughout the County

Prince Edward Family Health Team

Walking Program At Prince Edward Collegiate Institute

Walk the hallways of Prince Edward Collegiate Institute this winter. The Prince Edward Family Health Team brings you a Walking Program that runs Monday through to Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. until the end of April. Choose your night(s), your pace, your time commitment and your route. Make a plan, take a friend and have fun! All are welcome and best of all it’s FREE!

Date: Mondays to Thursdays, Until April 30th
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, 41 Barker Street, Picton

Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association

Transportation for Seniors

Seniors can get a ride to the doctor or to get groceries by calling Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors . Carefully screened, caring and capable volunteer drivers help seniors get to appointments locally & to Kingston, Ottawa, Toronto, etc. The volunteer stays with the senior the whole trip. For information call 613-476-7493 or go to communitycareforseniors.org

Date: Any day
Time: Any time
Location: Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors Association, The Armoury, Suite 3A 206 Main St, Picton

Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels can be delivered to the door of seniors throughout Prince Edward County on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. These services help seniors live at home. Call Prince Edward Community Care at 613-476-7493 for more information or go to communitycareforseniors.org

Date: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Time: Lunch hour
Location: Throughout Prince Edward County

Federal Member of Parliament, Neil Ellis

Bay of Quinte Riding Office, Picton

Federal member of Parliament Neil Ellis has opened an office at the Edward Building, 280 Main Street, Picton. The office is open each Monday from 9:00 a.m. to  4:00 p.m.. Drop by with your questions and concerns or call ahead for an appointment,  613-476-7901 ext. 207.

Date: Every Monday
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Edward Building, 280 Main Street, Picton