County Sustainability Group

Annual Rain Barrel Sale

County Sustainability Group will host their 5th rain barrel sale with all profits going to the Prince Edward Collegiate Institute Student Environmental Bursary. Place orders before May 25th at rainbarrel.ca/csgpicton or call Don at 613 476 8016. Pick up of PRE-ORDERED rain barrels will be on Saturday, May 28th at Valley Pine Farms, 841 County Road 13 from 10:00 a.m. until noon.

Date: Saturday May 28th
Time: 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Location: Valley Pine Farm, 841 County Road 13 at corner of County Road 16, Black River

Seventh Town Historical Society

Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteers make the genealogy world go ’round, whether it’s indexing records to make them search-able, helping visitors, digitization, or technology support. You can help by volunteering at Seventh Town Historical Society! They are located in Ameliasburgh. Call 613 967 6291, or find them at seventhtownresearch.com.

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Location: 528 County Road 19, Ameliasburgh

Loyalist Humane Society

Volunteer Month

May is Volunteer Month at Loyalist Humane Society! The cat population is at an all-time high, and more volunteers are urgently needed to care for them. Won’t you lend a paw? Even two hours a week can make all the difference. Call 613 847 3243 today to help Loyalist Humane Society continue to offer a shelter to County pets in need.

Date: The Month of May
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: 1297 County Road 4, Picton

Wellington District Lions Club

Bingo in the County

Join the Wellington District Lions Club for Bingo in the County, every Thursday evening at the Highline Hall, Belleville Street, Wellington. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. bingo starts at 6:45 p.m. This is an evening of fun, friendship and entertainment. Call Betty at 613 399 3105 for further information.

Date: Every Thursday
Time: Doors open- 6:00 p.m.; Bingo starts – 6:45 p.m.
Location: Highline Hall, Essroc Centre, Belleville Road, Wellington

Baxter Arts Centre

Swing Dance

Bring your partner or go by yourself , let loose, get active and fall in love with Swing Dance every Wednesday starting May 11th until June 28th at the Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield. Lessons at 7:00 p.m.; Dance at 7:30 p.m.  $5 per week. Pay at the door. Light refreshments available.

Date: Wednesday, May 11th – Wednesday, June 29th
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield 

Blackjacks Rabbit Rescue Sanctuary

Looking For Volunteers

Blackjacks Rabbit Rescue in Cherry Valley is looking for volunteers aged 14 and over who can commit to at least two hours twice a week. Duties include, but are not limited to, cleaning pens, helping with fundraisers, grooming and socializing our bunnies. For further info call 647 822 9386 or contact jenn@blackjacksrabbitrescue.ca

Date: Immediately
Time: Immediately
Location: 45 Brummell Road, Cherry Valley

Baxter Arts Centre

Silent Movies

Back by popular demand, Baxter Arts Centre, at 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield, will screen silent movies on alternate Thursdays beginning May 19th throughout the summer. All of the movies are from the 1920’s featuring stars like Rudolph Valentino, Gloria Swanson, Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Free admission. Light refreshments & popcorn available.

Date: Every other Thursday from May 12th to September 29th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley St., Bloomfield

County Community Foundation

Prince Edward County Built Heritage “Save the Day” Grant

The Built Heritage Fund, a fund designated for the preservation and protection of built structures determined to be important to the community and the history of Prince Edward County has opened up the 2016 application process for the second “Save-The-Day” grants. The submission deadline is June 15th. Further details including eligibility of project and of applicant can be found at countycommunityfoundation.ca

Date: Deadline June 15th
Time: By 5:00 p.m.
Location: 280 Main Street, Suite 103, Picton

Picton United Church

Soup & Sandwich Luncheon

Soup & Sandwich is on!!! It’s the best lunch in town. Take your friends, co-workers, and family to the Picton United Church, 12 Chapel Street, Picton every third Wednesday of the month, starting at 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Enjoy home made soup sandwiches, desert & beverage all for only $8.00! All profits are directed to our community and missions abroad.

Date: Every Third Wednesday of the month
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Picton United Church, 12 Chapel Street, Picton

Prince Edward Shuffleboard Club

Shuffleboard Registration

Get out for some summertime shuffle board fun on the Prince Edward Community Centre rink pad.  You can play every Thursday starting at 12:30 p.m. from May 19th to August 25th. Registration cost is $15 per person plus $3 a week to play. No experience required. All equipment is provided. Call Doug at 613-4756-3277 for more information.

Date: Thursdays starting May 19th
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Prince Edward Community Centre, 375 Main Street, Picton

Snuggles

Stitch-a-thons

Snuggles is a volunteer organization dedicated to providing knitted or crocheted yarn squares that will be sewn together in South Africa into small blankets for children in the neediest day care centres. Join Snuggles the last Monday of every month for their Stitch-a-thon, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Picton Library, 208 Main Street, Picton.  Materials are provided. Yarn donations (not baby or wool yarn) gratefully accepted!

Date: Last Monday of every month
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Picton Library, downstairs room, 208 Main St., Picton

Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

Annual General Meeting

This year’s Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Annual General Meeting is on Wednesday, May 25th at Michael Hoy, 106 Bridge Street, Picton. Make your reservation with Ursula at 613 393-1757 or usolecki6@gmail.com by Saturday, May 20th at the latest. Cost of luncheon is $20.00.

Date: Wednesday, May 25th
Time: Registration 11:30 a.m.; Lunch 12:00 noon; Meeting 1:00 p.m.
Location: Michael Hoy’s 106 Bridge Street, Picton

The ROC (Recreation Outreach Centre)

ROC’n Revue

Celebrate Prince Edward County youth at the 3rd Annual ROC’n Revue talent showcase Thursday, May 26th, 7:00 p.m. at The Regent Theatre, 224 Main Street, Picton! Support The Recreation Outreach Centre’s youth programs by getting out to enjoy an evening of inspiring entertainment shared by local kids and teens and their professional musician mentors! Visit theroc.ca for more information.

Date: Thursday May 26th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: The Regent Theatre, 224 Main Street, Picton

Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

Tag Day

Be sure to watch for the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary volunteers who will be canvassing on Tag Day, Friday, May 27th at many locations in Picton and Wellington.  This year’s Tag Day proceeds will go towards the purchase of a procedural stretcher for the Emergency Department of the PEC Memorial Hospital.

Date: Friday, May 27th
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Picton & Wellington

Branch 78 Picton Legion

Mardi Gras

Join the Picton Legion, on the afternoon of Saturday, May 28th for their Mardi Gras barbeque and music by Vintage Soul playing from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on the grounds of 347 Main Street East. Come out in costume and get into the Mardi Gras spirit. This is a fundraiser for Fort McMurray Relief and there will a silent auction and donation jars with raffles available.  This event is free of charge and open to the public.

Date: Saturday, May 28th
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: 347 Main Street East, Picton

Loyalist Humane Society

Silent Auction

On Saturday, May 28th the Quinte Isle Bluegrass Celebration is generously hosting a silent auction at the Quinte Isle Campark, 237 Salmon Point Road from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. All proceeds are being donated to Loyalist Humane Society to help care for homeless pets. Great gift certificates and items galore! Enjoy the music and support Loyalist Humane Society!

Date: Saturday, May 28th
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: 237 Salmon Point Road, Cherry Valley

Prince Edward County Field Naturalists

Native Plant Sale

Here’s your chance to do bees and butterflies a good turn! On Saturday, May 28th, the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists, with help from Fuller’s Native and Rare Plant Nursery, are holding a native plant sale at the Birdhouse City Quonset hut from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (or while supplies last). Get hardy pollinator-friendly plants for your garden at a reasonable price!

Date: Saturday, May 28th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Birdhouse City, 224 County Road 8, Picton

Friends of the Picton Library

Quality Book Sale

The Friends of the Picton Library will again hold their Quality Book Sale on Saturday, May 28th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.,  to raise funds for ongoing projects at the library that are not funded by the local municipality. Donations of gently used hard cover and paperback, fiction and non-fiction books, may be dropped off at the front desk of the library on or before Thursday, May 26th

Date: Saturday, May 28th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Front Lawn, Picton Public Library, Main Street, Picton

Benefit Concert

Love that Lingers Concert

Saturday, May 28th at the Mount Tabor Hall, 2179 County Road 17 in Milford join tenor Wellington Lambert for a concert benefiting the Fort McMurray Red Cross Relief and Hospice Prince Edward.   Mr. Lambert will perform his show “Love that Lingers”, a musical night of song and imagery starting at 7:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, May 28th
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mount Tabor, 2179 County Road 17, Milford

South Shore Appeal Fund

Annual Yard Sale

Annual Yard Sale to save the South Shore will take place Saturday, May 28th from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 14011 Loyalist Parkway, Picton.  Donations large and small may be brought to 14011 Loyalist Parkway on the day of the sale, Saturday May 28th, by 7:00 a.m. or small donations may be dropped off the day before the sale, Friday, May 27th, at the Royal LePage office at 104 Main Street, Picton from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.  If these date do not work for you email contacts@appec.ca for other arrangements. It would be helpful if you could price your donations before delivering them.

Date: Saturday, May 28th
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: 14011 Highway 33 ( Loyalist Parkway), Picton

Ameliasburgh Garden Club

Annual Seedling and Plant Sale

Time to get growing! Join the Ameliasburgh Garden Club for their Annual Seedling and Plant Sale on Saturday, May 28th at the Ameliasburgh Town Hall, 13 Coleman Street from 10:00 a.m.to 2:00 p.m.
Homegrown seedlings including flowering annuals, herbs, heirloom tomatoes, sweet & hot peppers and more! Plus garden/flower books, baked goods and coffee.

Date: Saturday, May 28th
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Ameliasburgh Town Hall, 13 Coleman Street, Ameliasburgh

Prince Edward County Master Gardeners

Annual Plant Sale

On Saturday, May 28th between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 non the Prince Edward County Master Gardeners will be offering a wide-selection of plants, many grown locally, roses, herbs, perennials, annuals, native plants and much more all for very reasonable prices.

Date: Saturday, May 28th
Time: 8:00 a.m. – noon
Location: 73 Main Street, Metro Parking Lot, Picton

Quinte Dolphins Swim Club

Krispy Kream Donut Fund Raiser

The Quinte Dolphin Swim Club is holding a fund raiser on Saturday, May 28th from 8:00 a.m. until noon at No Frills and Sobeys! Fresh Krispy Kream Donuts are coming to town and available at these location for purchase. All proceeds will be used to fund local kids with swimming programs to keep them happy and healthy.

Date: Saturday, May 28th
Time: 8:00 a.m. to Noon
Location: No Frills (13311 Loyalist Pkwy) & Sobeys (97 Main St), Picton

Picton Golf and Country Club

Golf Tips For All County Kids

Canadian Golf Pro Mike Pero will give one-on-one “Golf tips for all County Kids” Saturday, May 28th & Saturday, June 11th from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the Highway 49 Driving Range.  Five to ten minute clinics are scheduled for 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of set up and simple swing thoughts. All kids receive a free bucket of balls. Brought to the kids by the Picton Golf and Country Club and 99.3 County FM.

Date: Saturday, May 28th, and Saturday, June 11th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon
Location: Prince Edward Driving Range, 1041 Highway 49, Picton

Gleaners Food Bank

Ride For Hunger

On Sunday,May 29th enjoy an hour long ride through beautiful Prince Edward County with other motorcycle enthusiasts in support of the Gleaners Food Bank. Return for a delicious BBQ lunch hosted by Wild Hawg catering featuring BBQ chicken and roasted pig. Live music by local country/ rock band, Whisky Burn! Event includes silent auction & vendors. Registration & info at www.rideforhunger.ca

Date: Sunday May 29th
Time: Registration at 10:00 a.m. (Ride leaves at noon)
Location: Market Square (Pinnacle St. – behind City Hall), Belleville

Rotary Club of Picton

Lilac Ride

The 3rd Annual Rotary Lilac Ride in Prince Edward County is on Sunday, May 29th starting from the Prince Edward Community Centre, 375 Main Street, Picton. This cycling event features 3 marked and marshalled routes – 27, 57, and 100 kms. For more information & registration visit pictonrotary.ca. Proceeds will support literacy in the County

Date: Sunday, May 29th
Time: 8:00 a.m. Registration; 9:00 a.m. start for 100 km route; 9:30 a.m. start 57 km route; 10:00 a.m. start for 27 km route
Location: Prince Edward Community Centre, Rotary Hall, 375 Main Street, Picton

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan

Join St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church for the Annual Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan, a celebration of Scottish culture with music by Seventh Town and Piping by Will Cairns, Sunday, May 29th at 31 King Street, Picton. A luncheon of shortbread and scones will follow. Bring your clan tartans to be blessed.

Date: Sunday, May 29th
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: 31 King Street, Picton

Prince Edward County Sports Car Club

Coffee and Cars

The Prince Edward County Sports Car Club meets the last Sunday of every month for coffee, cars and conversation. If you own a sports car, any make, any vintage, then join the Club at Hillier Creek Estates Winery, in Hillier, Sunday May 29th at 10:30 a.m. And be sure to like them on the PEC Sports Car Club Facebook page!

Date: Sunday, May 29th
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Hillier Creek Estate Winery, 46 Stapleton Road, Hillier

Alternatives for Women

Services for Abused Women in Prince Edward County

Alternatives for Women in Prince Edward County has been providing free and confidential services to abused women in the County for over 25 years. They offer individual and group counselling, safety planning, support and advocacy. They can help, call 613  476-2787 any day, any hour.

 

Awesome Prince Edward County

Awesome Pitch Party

Join Awesome Prince Edward County when three Community projects are pitched and someone will go home with a bag of cash. One thousand dollars will be awarded Monday, May 30th, 7:00 p.m. in the loft room at The Regent Theatre, Main Street, Picton. Check out the Awesome PEC Facebook page for all of the details.

Date: Monday, May 30th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: The Regent Theatre, Main Street, Picton

Prince Edward County Field Naturalists

Fifty Years A Naturalist

If you miss Terry Sprague’s wonderful nature columns, why not go to his talk, “Fifty Years A Naturalist”, at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31st, at Bloomfield Town Hall? Brought to you by the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists, t’s free, there’s lots of parking behind the building, and refreshments will be served. Bring your questions to this entertaining and informative evening!

Date: Tuesday, May 31st
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield Town Hall, 289 Main Street

Belleville Public Library

Summer Love Online Book Club

Looking to read more this summer? Looking to try something new? Join our completely online summer book club.  You can participate no matter where you spend your summers! This summer, from June 1st – August 31st explore the theme of romance. Teens and adults. Free. No registration required. Access at bellevillereadsromance.blogspot.ca.

Date: June 1st – August 31st

Consecon & Area Ratepayers Association Inc.

Street Banner Painting Festival

Get out to Consecon Thursday, June 3rd through to Sunday, June 12th daily from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and paint a street banner to hang in the village as part of the Consecon Beautification Project.  The fourth annual Community Banner Painting Festival located at 241 County Road 29. You don’t need to be an artist, you just need to have an idea. Professional assistance is available to help you get it down on canvas. There is a small fee for materials. Space is limited. Book now 613-965-5698.

Date: Thursday June 3rd thru Sunday June 12th
Time: 9:00 a.m. till 8:00 p.m. daily
Location: Janet B Gallery & Studios, 241 County Road #29, Consecon

Lexington & Addington Seniors Outreach Services

Beyond the Door, Home & Garden Tour

“Beyond the Door”, showcasing eight gorgeous properties in the Napanee, Odessa & Newburgh areas on Saturday, June 4th from 10:00 a.m. until  4:00 p.m. Cost: $25.00, passports available at Gray’s ID & Seniors Outreach Services in Napanee. For information call 613-354-6668. Proceeds support L&A Seniors Outreach Services.

Date: Saturday, June 4th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 12 Richmond Park Drive, Napanee

County Kids of Steel

10th Annual Triathlon

The 10th Annual County Kids of Steel Triathlon is taking place Sunday, June 5th. It takes approximately 200 volunteers to run this event.. You can register as a volunteer by filling out a volunteer form at the Prince Edward Fitness and Aquatic Centre or by visiting countykidsofsteel.ca and following the links.

Date: Sunday June 5th
Time: 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. approx
Location: Prince Edward Fitness and Aquatic Centre, 13263B Loyalist Parkway, Picton

Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors

Official Opening of New Office

Be sure to attend Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors open house and celebration of their new quarters at 74A King Street in Picton on Monday, June 6th, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Ribbon cutting takes place at 2:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome. RSVP to 613-476-7493 or email info@communitycareforseniors.org

Date: Monday, June 6th
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 74A King Street, Picton

Council of Canadians Quinte Chapter

After The Last River (Documentary Film)

Council of Canadians Quinte Chapter is screening the documentary After The Last River on Monday, June 6th at 7:00 p.m. at St Andrew’s Church, 55 King Street, Picton, depicting life in the remote community of Attawapaskat, where in the shadow of a prosperous diamond mine the residents live in third world conditions. Admission by donation.

Date: Monday, June 6th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 55 King Street, Picton

Shout Sister Choir, Picton Chapter

Concert to Benefit the ROC

Shout Sister Choir, directed by Georgette Fry, is holding a fundraiser concert for The ROC on Thursday, June 9th at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main Street, Picton. The ROC serves the youth of Prince Edward County, ages 6 to 18 through programs that support personal, social and academic development.

Date: Thursday, June 9th
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: St. Mary Magdalene, 335 Main Street, Picton

Prince Edward County Horticultural Society

County Garden Show

Saturday, June 11th from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. join the Prince Edward County Horticultural Society for the County Garden Show at the Crystal Palace, 375 Main Street, Picton. Enjoy the flower show and judged floral competition, the Victorian tea room, crafts, local vendors and welcome back the alpacas!

Date: Saturday June 11th
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Crystal Palace, 375 Main Street, Picton

John M. Parrott Art Gallery

Carpe Diem Concert

The Carpe Diem Orchestra returns to the John M. Parrott Art Gallery on Saturday, June 11th from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. with another delightful concert featuring the String Ensemble which has performed to the delight of our patrons for many years. This year they will present “Music of Six Continents” featuring the music of Africa, Australia-New Zealand, Asia,

Date: Saturday, June 11th
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: John M. Parrott Art Gallery, 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

Ameliasburgh Heritage Village

Taste Our Heritage Jam Session

Taste Our Heritage Jam Session takes place Sunday, June 12th  from noon until 4:00 p.m. at the Ameliasburgh Heritage Village.  Receive complimentary tasting tickets with your admission to try delicious jams, jellies, pickles and preserves with the option to purchase more. Drop by for the musical “jam session” as well!

Date: Sunday, June 12th
Time: 12 noon – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 517 County Road 19, Ameliasburgh

Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation

Teeing Up Fore Health Care Golf Classic

On Tuesday, June 14th the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation and RE/Max Quinte will join forces to host the second annual Teeing Up Fore Health Care Golf Classic at the Picton Golf and Country Club, 734 Highway 49, Picton in support of priority medical equipment purchases at our County hospital. Registration is at 11:30 a.m., shotgun start 1:00 p.m. Call Briar at 613-476-1008 ext. 4425 for more info.

Date: Tuesday, June 14th
Time: 11:30 a.m. registration, 1:00 p.m. shotgun start
Location: Picton Golf and Country Club, 734 Hwy 49, Picton

Prince Edward Family Health Team

Living Well with Diabetes Workshop

Prince Edward Family Health Team presents a free, six week  Living Well with Diabetes workshop for people living with type 2 diabetes, as well as their care-givers or family members. You will develop skills to manage your diabetes daily and prevent complications. The program runs for 6 Tuesdays, starting June 14th, at 1:30 p.m. iuntil 4:00 p.m. at the Sandbanks Medical Centre, 12 Prince Edward Drive, Wellington. Registration is required. Call Kerry at 613-476-0400 ext. 214 or email courses@pefht.com for more information.

Date: Tuesdays starting June 14th until July 19th
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Sandbanks Medical Centre, 12 Prince Edward Drive, Wellington

Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association

Thinking About Downsizing

Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors launches its series of 6 monthly presentations Wednesday, June 15th, at 2:00 p.m., 74A King Street, in Picton. Manson Slik of Gordon’s Estate Services will present Thinking about Downsizing. Refreshments will be served. Register by calling 613-476-7493 or for more details go to communitycareforseniors.org

Date: Wednesday, June 15th
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 74A King Street

John M. Parrottt Art Gallery

June & July Exhibitions

There are two new shows opening at the John M. Parrott Art Gallery, 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville. In Gallery 1 enjoy a preview of the annual Labour Day Art Tour by the Rednersville Road Art Tour group. In Gallery 2 the Gallery introduces Jerry Albert who debuts his impressionistic landscapes in oil at his first exhibition. Meet the artists at the opening reception on Thursday, June 9th.

Date: June 9th – July 14th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Order of the Eastern Star, Picton

Down East Lobster Supper

Get your advance tickets for the Order of the Eastern Stars Tenth Annual Down East Lobster Supper. Lobster dinner is $30, Steak dinner is $20, and the Steak and Lobster combination dinner is $40.  Saturday, June 18th, two sittings 4:30 and 6:45 p.m. at the Picton Masonic Hall, 13251 Loyalist Parkway, Picton. This is usually a sell out event so get your tickets early by calling Val 613 476 4667

Date: Saturday, June 18th
Time: Two sittings: 4:30 p.m. Or 6:45 p.m.
Location: Picton Masonic Hall, 13251 Loyalist Parkway, Picton

Prince Edward Historical Society

Two Days About Yesterday

‘Two Days About Yesterday’, a two-day public exposition to promote the history and heritage of Prince Edward County and the Quinte Region takes place the weekend of June 18th and 19th. On Saturday you can attend audio/video presentations by history and heritage experts; and displays by companies & organizations involved in history and heritage.  And on Sunday participate in guided tours of various County heritage sites.

Date: Saturday, June 18th and Sunday, June 19th
Time: Saturday, June 18th – 10:00 to 3:30; Sunday, June 19th – Various
Location: June 18th – Wellington and District Community Centre, 111 Belleville St., Wellington

St. John’s Anglican Church Waupoos

Shola Magdalena In Praise Of Women

Schola Magdelena, a group of 6 women singers who are dedicated to the performance of medieval music, as well as modern music written by Canadian composers for women’s voices will perform Saturday, June 18th starting at 7:00 p.m. in Waupoos at St. John’s Anglican Church, 3207 County Road 8, just below the County Cider Company.

Date: Saturday, June 18th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: St. John’s Anglican Church, 3207 County Road 8, Just below the County Cider Company, Waupoos

Prince Edward County Arts Council

Art in the County Juried Exhibition and Sale

Visit the 23rd Annual Art in the County juried exhibition & sale June 24th until July 10th above Books & Co, 289 Main St. Picton See over 100 artworks of the highest quality by County artists, selected by a professional jury. Entry $3.00. Visa/Mastercard accepted for art purchases. Open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily, with some exceptions so be sure to check their website for details: www.artinthecounty.com

Date: June 24th – July 10th
Time: Daily 10 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exceptions (1) until 5:00 p.m. Sundays; (2) 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 10th
Location: Books & Company, 2nd Floor Gallery, 289 Main Street, Picton

Canadian Cancer Society

Wheels of Hope Needs Drivers!

The Wheels of Hope Program is looking for volunteer drivers in Prince Edward County! The Wheels of Hope program is run by the Canadian Cancer Society and has volunteer drivers that take cancer patients to and from their cancer treatments. Gas mileage is paid by the Canadian Cancer Society.  Call 613 962 0686 for more information.

Date: Ongoing.
Time: Ongoing

Rose House Museum

Fibre-Fest

Fibre is good for you! Visit Rose House Museum on Saturday, June 25th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., 3333 County Road 8 in Waupoos to see some traditional fibre-arts in action and the site’s historic costumes!

Date: Saturday, June 25th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Rose House Museum, 3333 County Road 8, Waupoos

Naval Marine Archive

33rd Annual Exhibition of the Canadian Society of Marine Artists

New and exciting marine art will be exhibited, at The Naval Marine Archive, 205 Main Street, Picton until Sunday, July 31st.

Date: Until Sunday, July 31st
Time:
Location: Naval Marine Archive, The Victory Building, 205 Main Street, Picton

Wellington Heritage Museum

Canada Day Pancake Breakfast And More

The Friends of the Museum offer their famous Pancake Breakfast in the Wellington Town Hall to kick off the Canada Day festivities from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.. As well, craft vendors will be on the Wellington Heritage Museum grounds, and horse-drawn wagon rides depart from the museum too!

Date: Friday, July 1st
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Wellington Town Hall, 290 Main Street, Wellingto

Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors Association

Hot Meals on Wheels

Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors Hot Meals on Wheels service will deliver, to your door, hot nutritious noon-time meal Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Seniors living in Picton, Bloomfield, Wellington, Consecon, Carrying Place and environs can have regular contact with a volunteer to help them stay safe and well in their own home. Call 613-476-7493.

Date: Anytime
Time: Anytime
Location: Picton, Bloomfield, Wellington, Consecon, Carrying Place

Mariners Park Museum

Fish Fry

Be sure to get out to South Bay on Saturday, July 9th for the Annual Fish Fry that takes place under the lighthouse at the Mariners Park Museum starting at 4:30 p.m. Purchase tickets in advance by calling 613 476 8392 or email dwenn@pecounty.on.ca. Silent Auction and entertainment too!

Date: Saturday, July 9th
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Mariners Park Museum, 2065 County Road 13, South Bay

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

Museums of Prince Edward County

History Alive! Summer Camp Series

During August children between the ages of 5 and 11 can experience some historical fun in every corner of The County! Crafts, games, and outdoor time too at a differrent museum location every day of the week. $30 per child per day. For information call Janice at 613 968 9678 or email amelmuseum@pecounty.on.ca

Date: August 8th-12th; August 15th-19th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Various Prince Edward County museum sites

Drop-in Volleyball

Drop in volleyball Thursday nights, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, in Gym 1, at 41 Barker Street, Picton. Three hours of play for $5. Ages 15 and up welcome. This is a co-ed event. All play levels welcome.

Date: Thursday nights
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Location: PECI, 41 Barker Street, Picton

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

Picton United Church Food Bank

Business as usual

The Picton United Food Bank continues to be open to disperse food items every Friday morning from 9.00AM-12.00 noon. The Food Bank is grateful for donations of non-perishable items. For information on current items in demand or further information, please contact Seona Halsey at 613-476-8516.

Date: every Friday – throughout the year
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Location: United Church, 12 Chapel Street, Picton

Sophiasburgh Recreation Committee

Cards, Crafts & Conversations

The Sophiasburgh Recreation Committee is pleased to host Cards, Crafts and Conversations each Tuesday afternoon, starting September 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Join us at the Demorestville Town Hall for great conversations, good card games and fun working on crafts and projects. Follow the Sophiasburgh Recreation Committee on Facebook for details.

Date: Every Tuesday, starting September 22
Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Demorestville Town Hall

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