South Marysburgh Recreation Committee

Milford Market

The Milford Market is opening for the season on the Victoria Day weekend with 20 local vendors offering art, photography, pottery, books, goats milk soaps and lotions, honey and beeswax candles, preserves, home baking, and more. New vendors are always welcome and they can come for the season or just for the day. Outdoors tables are just $5. Information can be found at milfordmarket.ca

Date: Saturdays from the Victoria Day weekend through Thanksgiving
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Red Shed at Milford Fairgrounds, 2179 County Road 17, Milford

Wellington Lions Dragon Boat Club

Dragon Boat

You are invited to join the Wellington Lions Dragon Boat Club every Monday and Wednesday for an hour of fun activity on the water starting at 5:40 p.m. at the Wellington Beach boat ramp. Three paddles are for free so that you can learn the simple techniques needed to enjoy the fastest growing sport for over 40 somethings. Paddles and personal flotation devices are available to borrow. All you need to bring is you!

Date: Mondays and Wednesdays
Time: 5:40 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Wellington Beach, Beach Street, at the boat ramp 

Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital

Summer Car Boot Sale

The County Summer Car Boot Sale takes place every even Sunday during June, July, August and September at 768 County Road 12 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. There will be used clothes, books, household items, furniture, antiques, and vintage items. Only $20 per car to sell your used stuff at this community yard sale. Proceeds go to the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital building fund. For more information call 613 393-1797 or at The Local Store.

Date: Sundays – June 10th & 24th; July 8th & 22nd; August 12th & 26th; September 2nd, 16th & 30th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: 768 County Road 12 (West Lake Road)

Prince Edward County Musical Instrument Lending Library

Song Circle

Join Prince Edward County Musical Instrument Lending Library every Friday, when Mario Panacci, will lead an open Song Circle at 4:00 p.m. at the Picton Branch Library, 208 Main Street.  All are welcome. No pressure!

Date: Every Friday
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Picton Branch Library, 208 Main Street, Picton

HJ McFarland Memorial Home

Volunteers Needed

If you are looking for meaningful ways to contribute your skills and/or time toward helping seniors in your community, the H.J. McFarland Memorial Home, in Picton, is looking for volunteers to come to the home and spend time with the residents, socializing, participating in activities and things that are of shared interest.

Location: HJ McFarland Memorial Home, 603 County Road 49, Picton

Belleville Public Library

Computer Coach

Have you taken one of the Belleville PUblic Library’s computer classes but feel like you could use more practice? Or maybe you need a little help coming up with ways to keep those computer skills fresh? Join the Library for their confidence-building drop-in group sessions. For more info call 613-968-6731 x2037

Date: September 19th – December 12th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Belleville Public Library, 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Girl Guides of Canada, Prince Edward County Group

Leadership Volunteers

Guiding is back in the Prince Edward County Community but adult volunteer leadership is desperately needed to keep it going. Please consider joining Guiding and making a difference for the young girls in the County. For more information about volunteering with Sparks or Guides please contact Cookie Owl 613-476-8708 or go to girlguides.ca and see the volunteer tab.  The Prince Edward County Girl Guide group has a Facebook page called: 1st Picton Spark/Brownie/Guide Guiding Unit.

 

Quinte Educational Museum and Archives

Volunteers Needed

The Quinte Educational Museum and Archives, located in Prince Edward County, is looking for volunteers.  They would love new members, executive members, volunteers in their schoolhouse, and their archives. If you love education and history, visit the QEMA website at qema1978.org or email jsommer@qema1978.org for more information.

Archway Connection

Industry Day Open House

Archway Connection, a not for profit centre for emotional healing, mental health wellness and experiential learning, invites families, teachers, mental health & wellness practitioners for a drop in meet n’ greet with the founders, facilitators & therapeutic farm animals. Learn what makes these services so crucial to our communities. Investigate the programs, camps, events & how Archway Connection is enabling individuals to live fuller, happier lives on Monday, September 3rd and Thursday, September 27th from 12 noon until 4:00 p.m. at 1801 Fish Lake Road in Demorestville.

Date: Monday, September 3rd and Thursday, September 27th
Time: 12 noon – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 1801 Fish Lake Road, Demorestville

Prince Edward Family Health Team

Living Well with Chronic Pain

The Prince Edward Family Health Team is offering, free, Living Well with Chronic Pain workshops where they will share information & help build your skills to better manage your chronic pain, keep active and live healthier. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. The workshops take place Monday evenings, starting on September 10th, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Call 613-476-0400 ext. 214 to register or for more information.

Date: Monday evenings starting September 10th, for 6 weeks
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: 1-35 Bridge Street, Picton

Prince Edward County Skating Club

Registration

The Prince Edward County Skating Club is holding registration in Picton at the arena, 375 Main Street on Monday, September 10th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and in Wellington at the Essroc arena on Wednesday, September 12th from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Date: Monday,September 10th & Wednesday, September 12th
Time and Location: Monday registration is 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m at the Picton Arena, 375 Main Street;    Wednesday registration is 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Essroc Arena, Belleville Street in Wellington

Parrott Gallery

Art Walk

In partnership with art galleries, restaurants and businesses in downtown Belleville, the Parrott Gallery is participating in an Art Walk, which will take place Thursday, September 13th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Maps will be available at all locations. All are welcome to attend.

Date: Thursday, September 13th
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

Parrott Gallery

Art Talk

In conjunction with the show “Celebrating Tony Lassing -The Man and His Work” Doug Robinson will present an Art Talk to offer some insight into the life and work of the prominent, prolific and passionate local artist from a personal perspective. For further information, please contact 613-968-6731 x 2040 or gallery@bellevillelibrary.ca

Date: Thursday, September 13th
Time: 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

United Way Hastings Prince Edward

2018 Campaign Launch

The United Way of Hastings and Prince Edward invites you to their 2018 Fundraising Campaign Kickoff! Celebrate 60 years of improving lives locally on Thursday, September 13th at 7:45 a.m. at Quinte Mall in the Kindness Court. Breakfast is included!

Date: Thursday, September 13th
Time: 7:45 a.m.
Location: Quinte Mall, Kindness Court, 390 North Front Street, Belleville

Wellington United Church

Pumpkinfest Slice of Homemade Pie & Toonie Sundae Bar

Enjoy a slice of homemade pie, coffee/tea/lemonade or a ‘toonie’ sundae bar (with all the fixins) during Pumpkinfest, served by the folks at Wellington United Church, 243 Main Street. Slice of homemade pie & beverage, $6.00. Sundae bar $2.00. 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Date: Saturday, October 13th
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Wellington United Church, 243 Main Street, Wellington

Salvation Army Picton

Community BBQ & Movie Night

The Picton Salvation Army Community Church invites you to join them on Friday, September 14th at 5:00 p.m. for a free BBQ, kids games & activities. The movie, Paddington 2, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Popcorn & drinks will be provided.

Date: Friday, September 14th
Time: BBQ  at 5:00 p.m. ; Movie at 6:30 p.m.
Location: 46 Elizabeth St., Picton

Quinte Humane Society

Wiggle Waggle Walkathon

Calling all Dogs.  Sign up your human to walk them at the Wiggle Waggle Walkathon  to raise money for the Quinte Humane Society! on Saturday, September, 15th from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Doggie olympics, doggie cafe, diva dog, king of bling dress-up contest. There is a kid zone, crafts, vendors and barbecue! Sign up to get pledges at walk.quintehumanesociety.com

Date: Saturday, September 15th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: West Zwicks Park Lion’s Pavilion 10 Baybridge Road, Belleville

Glenwood Cemetery

The Lenni Stewart Jazz Trio

Lenni Stewart Jazz Trio will entertain with delectably smooth jazz and Bossa Nova at the Glenwood Cemetery Chapel, 47 Ferguson Street in Picton, on Saturday, September 15th starting at 2:00 p.m.  Admission by donation to the Glenwood Cemetery.  For more information call 613 476 3511 or email info@glenwoodcemetery.ca

Date: Saturday, September 15th
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Glenwood Cemetery Chapel, 47 Ferguson St., Picton

Milford Fair Board

Milford Fall Fair: Rural Roots

The Milford Fair is on Saturday, September 15th, rain or shine at the Milford Fairgrounds, 2179 County Road 17. Watch the parade, enjoy the displays, music, games, bingo, free horse-drawn carriage rides around Milford. For the kids, there are miniature horses, lots of games & races, a fish pond, supervised wood crafts and pumpkin painting. Admission $5.00 for adults, $1.00 for teens and kids free.

Date: Saturday, September 15th
Time: 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Location: Milford Fairgrounds, 2179 County Road 17, Milford

Calvary Community Event

Family Fun Day

The Calvary Community Church is holding a Family Fun Day, September 16th with Special Guest Maviro, Comedy Illusionist With Little Rays Reptile Zoo Meet and Greet, inflatables, BBQ, games and so much more. Starting at 10:30 a.m. and ending at 2:00 p.m. Illusionist starts approximately around 11:00 am. This event is a free event.  For more details, call 613-969-0888.

Date: Sunday, September 16th
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: 679 Dundas Street W, Belleville

Food not Bombs & Alternatives for Women

Free Community Meal and Take Back the Night March

Food Not Bombs, in partnership with Alternative for Women, is holding a Take Back the Night march following the usual Food Not Bombs free community meal on Wednesday, September 19th at Picton Town Hall, 2 Ross Street. Meal and sign making takes place from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The march leaves at 7:00 p.m. This is a family friendly event and all are welcome in helping raise awareness of violence against women.

Date: Wednesday, September 19th
Time: Meal 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; March starts at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Picton Town Hall, 2 Ross Street, Picton

Food To Share

Under the Harvest Moon

Join Food to Share on Thursday, September 20th at 6:30 p.m. in the historical Crystal Palace, 375 Main Street, Picton for a fabulous dinner celebrating the bounty of Prince Edward County.  The Under the Harvest Moon menu will be created by Chef Albert Ponzo of The Royal Hotel.  Your $75 ticket includes dinner, local wine & beer, live music, and a Taste Community Grown ticket worth $20.  Dinner tickets can be bought online foodtoshare.ca

All monies raised will support Food to Share initiatives.  “In our bountiful County everyone should have enough to eat”.

Date: Thursday, September 20th
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Crystal Palace, 375 Main Street, Picton

Alzheimer Society Hastings Prince Edward

Alzheimer Society McCoffee Day

Join the local Alzheimer Society for their McDonald’s Coffee Day fundraiser at 97 Main Street in Picton on Thursday, September 20th to show your support.  50 cents from every medium, large and extra-large coffee purchased will be donated to the Alzheimer Society. All funds raised stay local.

Date: Thursday, September 20th
Time: 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: McDonald’s, 97 Main St., Picton

Prince Edward County Arts Council

Studio Tour 2018

The Prince Edward County Studio Tour, is celebrating 25 years as Ontario’s most diverse juried, self-guided studio tours with 38 artists in 27 locations from Friday, September 21st until Sunday, September 23rd. Pick up a brochure or visit pecstudiotour.com and map your route. Toast the artists on the last day of the Tour at their Anniversary Party at the Drake Devonshire in Wellington, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Date: Friday, September 21st to Sunday, September 23rd
Location: 27 locations throughout Prince Edward County

Belleville Public Library

Introduction to Therapeutic Touch

Are you interested in alternative treatments for stress relief? The Belleville Public Library will be hosting an Introduction to Therapeutic Touch  workshop on Saturday, September 22nd at 11:00 a.m. in the 3rd floor meeting room. For more info about this free event call 613-968-6731 x2037.

Date: Saturday, September 22nd
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Ameliasburgh Fair Board

Ameliasburgh Fair

Ameliasburgh Fair offers lots to see & do this year! Saturday, September 22nd watch the Parade at 10:30, hear Matt Hughes on stage, join the Wild Zoo Parties and see the cattle show. On Sunday, September 23rd hear the County Ukulele Band and Lake Shore Brass Quartet, and watch the horse show. Both days there will be exhibits, food, silent auction & more! All taking  place at the Roblin Lake Fairgrounds, on Coleman Street, just off County Road 19 in the village of Ameliasburgh.

Date: Saturday, September 22nd and Sunday, September 23rd
Time: Saturday – 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sunday – 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Roblin Lake Fairgrounds, Coleman Street at 483 County Road 19, Ameliasburgh 

Picton Kiwanis Club

Fall Colour Fondo

The Picton Kiwanis Club is gearing up for its 14th annual big bike ride, the Fall Colour Fondo, on Sunday, September 23rd. What is a Fondo? It’s a long-distance road cycling event in which a large number of cyclists ride a marked route.  Cyclists will start and finish at the Waupoos Estates Winery, 3016 County Road 8 in Waupoos. For more information go to pictonkiwanis.org

Date: Sunday, September 23rd
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Waupoos Estates Winery, 3016 County Road 8, Waupoos

Rednersville Women’s Institute

Ward 4 Candidate meeting

Rednersville Women’s Institute is hosting an Ameliasburgh Ward 4 All Candidate Meeting at Kente Public School gym, on Monday September 24th, 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. There will be a question time available. All welcome.

Date: Monday, September 24th
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Kente Public  School, 264 County Road 19, Ameliasburgh

Belleville Public Library

Writers’ Collective

The Belleville Public Library is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the BPL Writers’ Collective every 4th Tuesday evening of the month. Beginning Tuesday, September 25th at 5:30 p.m. This writers’ group will meet in the Library’s 2nd floor Board Room. Join other writers to chat about your work. Call 613-968-6731 x2037 for more info.

Date: Tuesday, September 25th
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Belleville Public Library, 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville

St Mary Magdalene Church

Food for Souls and Bodies

We all need nourishment. Starting September 25, at 5:00 pm, you’ll be able to feed body and soul on the fourth Tuesday of every month with crafts, conversation, gospel stories, music and a free meal. Children and adults of all faith traditions (or none) are equally welcome. See you at the St Mary Magdalene Parish Hall, 335 Main Street, Picton.

Date: Tuesday, September 25th
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: St Mary Magdalene Church, Parish Hall,335 Main Street, Picton

Prince Edward County Field Naturalists

Annual General Meeting & Speaker

The Prince Edward County Field Naturalists are starting the fall season with their Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, September 25th. If you’re a member, get out and vote! If even if not a member you can attend a presentation by Winifred Wake on chimney swifts, that fascinating species threatened by diminishing habitat right here in the County. It’s at 7:00 p.m. in Bloomfield Town Hall.

Date: Tuesday, September 25th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield Town Hall, 289 Main Street, Bloomfield

Project Prince Edward

Election! A Meet and Greet for Prince Edward County Candidates

Project Prince Edward presents a meet & greet for Prince Edward County election candidates and the public. It isn’t a meeting, panel or debate. It’s an informal event to give PEC-ers a chance to meet with any interested candidates in one of the most easy-going, politically-uncharged and fun settings in The County. See Project Prince Edward on Facebook for more information.

Date: Tuesday, September 25th
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: 555 Brewing Company,  124 Main Street, Picton

The Quinte Symphony

Mendelssohn, Mozetich & Beethoven

The Quinte Symphony Concert presents Mendelssohn, Mozetich & Beethoven featuring Katie Legere on bassoon, their first soloist of the 2018-2019 concert season, Saturday, September 29th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at Sam The Record Man, Quinte Mall, Bell Blvd., Belleville. For more information: thequintesymphony.com

Date: Saturday, September 29th
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Bridge Street Church, Belleville

Wellington Golden Voices

Wellington on the Lake’s 11th Annual Arts & Craft Sale

Wellington on the Lake’s 11th Annual Arts & Craft Sale will be held in their clubhouse, 14 Empire Boulevard, on Saturday, September 29th from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Start your Christmas shopping now with choices from over 40 vendor tables with their amazing home crafted items. Stop by the tea room for a beverage and sweet treat. Don’t miss out on this great event.

Date: Saturday, September 29th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: 14 Empire Boulevard, Wellington

Save Picton Town Hall

A Hall For All Meeting

Join the Save Picton Town Hall coalition this coming Saturday afternoon, September 29th at 2 Ross Street, Picton, for a short meeting on the theme of “A Hall for All”.  They will update you on their draft plan for the Picton Town Hall, including funding mechanisms to keep it in public hands. It’s your opportunity to hear about progress, give feedback and ask questions. Everyone is welcome. Please spread the word.

Date: Saturday, September 29th
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Upstairs at the Picton Town Hall, 2 Ross St., Picton

Wesley United Church

Final Service

After 140 years of worship Wesley United Church will be holding its final service on Sunday, September 30th at 44 Union Road at 10:00 a.m. Refreshments will be served following the service. All are welcome.

Date: Sunday, September 30th
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Wesley United Church, 44 Union Road, Mountain View

St Mary Magdalene Anglican Church

A Community Hymn Sing

You are invited to attend a Community Hymn Sing at St. Mary Magdalene Church on Sunday, September 30th at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main Street, Picton. Help create a joyful noise while singing some great older and newer favourites like Amazing Grace,  How Great Thou Art,  Joyful Joyful and This is the Day the Lord Has Made. Free will offering with proceeds going to Picton United Church County Food Bank.

Date: Sunday, September 30th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: 335 Main Street, Picton

Prince Edward Fitness and Aquatic Centre

Halloween Fundraising Dance

The Prince Edward Fitness and Aquatic Centre is hosting a Halloween Fundraising Dance, Friday, October 26th from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at the Prince Edward Community Centre, 375 Main Street in Picton. Tickets are $20 and available at the Fitness Centre or at the door,  This is a 19+ years of age event. There will be games, contests and more! Enjoy The Reasons band and DJ John Pepper. Bring a crowd and support your Prince Edward Fitness and Aquatic Centre!

Date: Friday, October 26th
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Location: Prince Edward Community Centre, 375 Main Street, Picton

H.J. McFarland Memorial Home

Dementia Symposium

Join the H.J. McFarland Memorial Home for an educational evening exploring dementia on Wednesday, October 3rd from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at 603 Highway 49 in Picton. Speakers include their Medical Director, resident Psychiatrist and nurses. They will be talking about programs offered and management of responsive behaviours. All are welcome to attend!

Date: Wednesday, October 3rd
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: 603 Highway 49, Picton

Parrott Gallery

Opening Reception

The Parrott Gallery is pleased to present the Belleville Art Association’s annual juried show “Perspectives”. The opening reception and awards presentation will be held on Thursday, October 4th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Stop in to congratulate the members and celebrate the association’s 60th year. Show runs until Sunday, November 4th.

Date: Thursday, October 4th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

Project Prince Edward

Can School Board Trustees Make Real Change?

School Board Trustees are on the municipal election ballot but nobody knows it. Most of us vote blindly. Let’s change that. Project Prince Edward presents a discussion of progressive School Board Trustee candidates who are running in this year’s municipal elections. All community members are welcome! See Project Prince Edward on Facebook for more information.

Date: Thursday, October 4th
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Carbon Art and Design, 281 B Main Street, Picton (behind the County Canteen)

Prince Edward County Newcomers

Newcomers Group

The Prince Edward County Newcomers group meets every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at the Picton Library, Main Street. It is a great way to learn more about the County and socialize with others in a similar situation.

Date: Every Thursday
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Picton Library, Main Street,  Picton

Keep Kids Warm / Adopt a Child

Taco Eating Competition

The County Canteen is hosting the 1st Annual Taco Eating Contest. Eight contestants are going head to head on the Thursday, October 4th at 8.30 p.m. to see how many they can eat in 10 mins. Money raised from this event is going to Keep Kids Warm, a program that supports local families in need of assistance, fitting their kids with winter clothes.

Date: Thursday, October 4th
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Location: County Canteen, Main Street, Picton

Athol Recreation Committee

Yoga with Carrie

Carrie is back with her wonderful yoga classes at the Athol Town Hall, 1685 County Road 10 in Cherry Valley. The hour long classes include: Slow Flow Yoga,Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.; Gentle Yoga on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. and Yin/Yang Yoga on Fridays at 9:30 a.m. Drop in’s are welcome. Mats and props supplied. $5 per class (subsidized by the Athol Recreation Committee). For more info go to atholreccentre.com

Date: Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays
Location: Athol Town Hall, 1685 County Road 10 Cherry Valley

Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory

For The Birds Poetry Contest

Are you ready for Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory’s poetry contest? Tuesday, October 9th, contest judge JC Sulzenko welcomes students from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and adult poets 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for a preview at the Picton Library, 208 Main Street. Winning poems and local photos will appear in an online chapbook in January.  The contest closes October 31st. For details, go to peptbo.ca

Date: Tuesday, October 9th
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. for students; 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. for adults
Location: Picton Public Library, 208 Main Street, Picton

Wellington Branch Library

Genealogy Meet Up

Interested in Genealogy? Wellington Branch Library is hosting the first of three Genealogy Meet Ups on Wednesday, October 10th at 2:00 p.m. with Diane Godbout talking about the extensive resources and how to find your roots at  The Marilyn Adams Genealogical Research Centre in Ameliasburgh.

Date: Wednesday, October 10th
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Wellington Library Branch, Main Street, Wellington

Prince Edward County Minor Hockey Association (PECMHA)

The First Shift

Do you have a child aged 6 to 10 years of age who is ready to fall in love with hockey? No Equipment? No Experience? The Prince Edward County Minor Hockey Association is proud to be hosting the Canadian Tire, First Shift program, in conjunction with Hockey Canada and Bauer where for a $200 registration fee each child will get a full set of equipment and 6 weeks of instruction. The Fall program starts Thursday, October 11th, 6:00 p.m., at the Essroc Arena in Wellington. Check pecmha.com for more information.

Date: Thursday, October 11th
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Essroc Arena, 111 Belleville Street, Wellington

Picton Business Improvement Association

Picton Ward All Candidates Meeting

The Picton Business Improvement Association is hosting an All Candidates Meeting for the Picton Ward on Thursday, October 11th, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church at 31 King Street. The six Picton Ward candidates will have an opportunity to introduce themselves, respond to 2 prepared questions from the BIA and then answer questions posed by members of the community.

Date: Thursday, October 11th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 31 King Street,  Picton

Bloomfield and Area Business Association

Meet the Candidates for Ward 2 Bloomfield/Hallowell

Residents of Ward 2 Bloomfield /Hallowell, meet your candidates running to be your representative at County Council on Thursday, October 11th at the Bloomfield United Church, 272 Main Street, Bloomfield. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. This will be your chance to ask questions and find out about the candidates.

Date: Thursday, October 11th
Time: 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Location: Bloomfield United Church, 272 Main Street, Bloomfield

Athol Recreation Committee

Clothes Swap

Leave some clothes and take some clothes at the Athol Recreation Committee’s Clothes Swap on Friday, October 12th starting at 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.,1685 County Road 10 in Cherry Valley. This is a free event and its child friendly.  Gently used clothes only please. Refreshments provided.

Date: Friday, October 12th
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Athol Town Hall 1685 County Road 10, Cherry Valley

Quinte Waste Solutions

Hazardous Waste Drop-off Event

The Quinte Waste Solutions is holding a Hazardous Waste Event, at 75 Sand Hook Road in Picton where you can take paints, stains and cleaners from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 13th. Please note that electronic waste is not accepted at mobile events.

Date: Saturday, October 13th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: 75 Sandy Hook Road, Picton

Friends of the Wellington Heritage Museum

Pumpkinfest Pancake Breakfast

Join the Friends of the Wellington Heritage Museum for their famous pancake breakfast on Saturday, October 13th from 8:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the Town Hall, 246 Main Street in Wellington.Enjoy pancakes made from scratch, sausages, local apple compote, County maple syrup, coffee, tea or juice, and live music by Eric Pilgrim & Friends. $10 for adults, $8 for  children. Go early to avoid the pre-parade rush.

Date: Saturday, October 13th
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Location: Wellington Town Hall, 246 Main Street, Wellington

St. Philip’s Church Hall

Yard & Rummage Sale

St. Philip’s Anglican Church`s Annual Fall Yard & Rummage Sale has great bargains for everyone. Clothing, household goods, jewelry, books, and you never know what else. Take your friends and neighbours for a fun outing and help raise money for charity and for the church. The sale is Saturday, October 13th at 45 St. Philip Street, Milford and  begins at 10:00 a.m. sharp, rain or shine. No early birds please and be sure to remember to bring a bag to fill with bargains.

If you have donations for the sale they should be taken to the St. Philip’s Church hall by Wednesday, October 10th. No electronics please.

Date: Saturday, October 13th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: St. Philip’s Church Hall, Milford

St. Andrew’s in Picton

A Canadian Song Celebration

A dozen of the County’s finest musicians will perform Canadian favorites in support of Reaching for Rainbows program empowering and celebrating vulnerable girls on Sunday, October 14th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Andrew`s Church, 31 King Street, Picton. Tickets are $15 and are available at the door or at Ten Thousand Villages.

Date: Sunday, October 14th
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 31 King Street, Picton

Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory

For The Birds Poetry Contest

County poets, adult and ages 9 to 16 can submit their poems to the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory Chapbook Contest by Wednesday, October 31st. Winning poems and local photos will appear in an online chapbook in January. Contest details appear at peptbo.ca. Poet JC Sulzenko will judge the entries and edit the chapbook.

Date: Enter by Wednesday, October 31st
Time: Midnight

South Bay United Church

Roast Beef Dinner

The annual Roast Beef Dinner at South Bay United Church will be held on Wednesday, October 17th from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Adults $16.00, children 12 and under $8.00. Tickets available at the door. Take-out is available. Wheelchair accessible. On the menu: roast beef & gravy, mashed potatoes, locally-grown vegetables, jellied apples, garden salad, home-made desserts.

Date: Wednesday, October 17th
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: South Bay United Church, 2029 County Road 13, Milford

Belleville Public Library

Human Library

The Poverty Roundtable Hastings Prince Edward, in partnership with the Belleville Public Library, is pleased to announce that there will be a Human Library event on Saturday, October 20th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This event allows you to “check out” a “human book” to have a short one-on-one conversation. For more information call 613-968-6731 x2037

Date: Saturday, October 20th
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

South Shore Joint Initiative

South Shore Fall Symposium

Join local authors and historians to share stories and legends about Prince Edward County’s South Shore, how it was settled, and how its unique geography influenced the way of life of the settlers. Taking place on Saturday October 20th starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Milford Town Hall, the South Shore Fall Symposium is a day long participatory event. They want to hear your stories. Take  your lunch. Coffee, water and soup will be available.

Date: Saturday, October 20th
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Milford Town Hall, 3076 County Road 10, Milford

St. Philip’s Church

Modern Travels in an Ancient Land

Join local egyptophile, Mark Trumpour, on Saturday, October 20th at St. Philip’s Church in Milford, as he takes you on an illustrated tour of Egypt from Alexandria to Abu Simbel. Ancient sites and ageless scenery sitting side by side in a modern land. Coffee and tea at 9:30 a.m., presentation from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Admission by donation to the hall re-roofing fund.

Date: Saturday, October 20th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12 noon
Location: 44 St. Philip Street, Milford

Athol Recreation Committee

Scrabble Sunday Drop-Ins

Scrabble Drop-In’s at the Town Hall, 1685 County Road 10 in Cherry Valley will be held the third Sunday of every month starting October 21st from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. There will be refreshments, drinks & a prize for the highest scorer!  This is a free event.  This is a chance to sharpen your Scrabble skills so that you are read for the annual Scrabble Tournament in February.

Date: Sunday, October 21st
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Athol Town Hall, 1685 County Road 10, Cherry Valley

St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church

Food for Souls and Bodies

On Tuesday, October 23rd, at 5:00 p.m., feed your body AND your soul with creative crafts, conversation, Gospel stories, music and a free meal. This month the theme is Thankfulness. Children and adults of all ages, and of all faith traditions (or none), are welcome. See you at the St Mary Magdalene Parish Hall, 335 Main Street, Picton.

Date: Tuesday, October 23rd
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: 335 Main Street, Picton

Belleville Public Library

Introduction to Ancestry

The Belleville Public Library is pleased to announce a free genealogy workshop – Introduction to Ancestry on Saturday, October 27th, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Attendees at this workshop will have hands-on training on how to search this genealogical database as well as some helpful hints and tips on how to find your ancestors. Call 613-968-6731 x2037 to register.

Date: Saturday, October 27th
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Ameliasburgh Recreation Committee

Haunting in the Hamlet

Get started on your Hallowe’en costumes and take part in the festivities on Saturday, October 27th at Consecon’s annual “Haunting in the Hamlet” brought to you by the Ameliasburgh Recreation Committee.  It is a spooktacular all day town-wide, fun filled, family focussed harvest and Hallowe’en celebration with something for everyone in which different locations host different events throughout the day. Call Toby at (613) 921-8331 for details.

Date: Saturday, October 27th
Time: 8:00 a.m. till 8:00 p.m.
Location: 184 County Road 29, Consecon

Glenwood Cemetery

From Hollywood To Broadway

“From Hollywood To Broadway”, a Glenwood Cemetery fundraising concert featuring songs from the best-loved musicals & movies of the 20th century  will take place on Sunday, October 28th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 31 King street, Picton, featuring tenor Julian Gallo, songstress Lenni Stewart, Tom Dietzel on piano & Colleen Galaway on flute.  Entry by donation.

Date: Sunday, October 28th
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 31 King St., Picton

Hospice Prince Edward

Shout Sister Concert

Picton Shout Sister Choir is singing for Hospice Prince Edward on Sunday, October 28th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main Street in Picton. To purchase your ticket call the Hospice Prince Edward at 613-645-4040 or drop by 40 Downes Avenue Picton. Tickets will also be available at the door. Come on out for a great concert!

Date: Sunday, October 28th
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: St. Mary Magdalene Church, 355 Main Street, Picton

Prince Edward County Library

Night at the Library

Join the Prince Edward County Library for their Night at the Library Gala fundraiser on Sunday, October 28th at 6:30 p.m. Discover the library after hours where the books and authors come alive.  There will be a haunted house and pumpkins carved by local County talent.
Enjoy some wine and cider and sweets.  And there will be many door prizes. Tickets are $50 and are available at all County branch libraries.

Date: Sunday, October 28th
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Picton Library, 208 Main Street, Picton

Prince Edward Family Health Team

Living Well with Chronic Pain Conditions

The Prince Edward Family Health Team is offering, free, Living Well with Chronic Pain workshops where they will share information & help build your skills to better manage your chronic pain, keep active and live healthier. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. The workshops take place Monday evenings, starting on October 29th, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Call 613-476-0400 ext. 214 to register or for more information.

Date: Monday evenings starting October 29th, for 6 weeks
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: 1-35 Bridge Street, Picton

The War Amps

2018 Address Label Campaign

Thanks to donations to The War Amps Key Tag and Address Label Service, all of the War Amps programs for amputees are possible.   This year’s Address Label campaign starts Monday, October 29th through to Sunday, November 25th.   Visit waramps.ca to see how your support is making a life-changing difference for amputees.

 

Belleville Public Library

Harry Potter Trivia Night

Calling all witches, wizards, and muggles! The Belleville Public Library will be a holding a Harry Potter Trivia Night for adults and teens aged 16+ on Tuesday, October 30th from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.! Come with a team of 2-5 people and answer as many of our Harry Potter trivia questions as you can for a chance to win prizes! Refreshments. 613-968-6731 x2037.

Date: Tuesday, October 30th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Belleville Public Library

Introduction to Memoir Writing

If you’ve ever wanted to write your memoir but didn’t know where to begin, the Belleville Public Library will be sponsoring a five part Intro to Memoir Writing on all five Thursdays in November. This workshop, led by Linda Bond, is designed to boost your confidence and refine the skills needed to produce your best writing. Call 613-968-6731 x2037.

Date: Thursday, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Batawa Ski Racing Club

Batawa Ski Swap

Come on out to this year’s Ski Swap organized by the Batawa Ski Racing Club. Friday November 2nd, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Equipment Drop Off; Saturday November 3rd, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Sales (no equipment drop offs); Sunday November 4th, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sales (no equipment drop offs).   Please note money and equipment that did not sell must be picked up.

Date: Friday, November 2nd to Sunday, November 4th
Location: Batawa Community Centre, 81 Plant Street, Batawa

Prince Edward Dog Park Association

Public Meeting

Dear friends of the Prince Edward Dog Park, The Dog Park needs your support. You are invited to their public meeting on Saturday, November 3rd at 10:00 a.m. at the Picton library, 208 Main Street.  All are welcome.  More information can be found at princeedwarddogpark.org or you can email princeedwarddogpark@gmail.com

Date: Saturday, November 3rd
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Picton Library, 208 Main Street, Picton

Belleville Public Library

Author Richard Pyves

Belleville Public Library is pleased to welcome author Richard Pyves for a book talk on Saturday, November 3rd at 11:00 a.m.  Mr. Pyves will be discussing his book ‘Courage, Sacrifice and Betrayal’. For information call 613-968-6731 x2037.

Date: Saturday, November 3rd
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Belleville Public Library, 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Bloomfield United Church

Browse & Brunch

Join the Bloomfield United Church on Saturday, November 10th, 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. for their Browse and Brunch. The sales includes baking, pies, aprons, and gently used Christmas treasures.  The Brunch deal is $8.00. Children under 12 are free. See you there.

Date: Saturday, November 10th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield United Church, Main Street, Bloomfield

Parrott Gallery

Armchair Traveller

Join the Parrott Gallery Thursday, October 11th, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., for the first in a series of Armchair Traveller presentations, with photographer Robert Bailey. In his presentation, The Joy of Returning to the Same Location Again & Again & Seeing Something Different Each Time, Robert will share images & stories from just around the corner, and across the globe.

Date: Thursday, October 11th
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Parrott Gallery, 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

Influenza Clinic

Free flu vaccines will be available on Wednesday, November 21st from 1:30 p.m. and until 6:30 p.m. at 46 Elizabeth Street in Picton. No need to make an appointment to attend.

Date: Wednesday, November 21st
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: 46 Elizabeth Street, Picton

Alternatives for Women

Basketeers

Basketeers is an initiative to help women rebuild their lives after leaving an abusive relationship. People wanting to be involved can purchase a large laundry basket & start shopping. Fill the basket with items a woman leaving a shelter to start a new life might need. For more information please call Kelly at 613-476-4435. Baskets can be dropped off at the Bloomfield Town Hall, between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 24th.

Date: Saturday, November 24th
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield Town Hall, 289 Main Street, Bloomfield

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

Influenza Clinic

The Hastings Prince Edward Public Health team will be providing free influenza vaccines in Wellington on Monday, November 26th from 1:30 p.m. and until 6:30 p.m. at the Wellington and District Community Centre, 111 Belleville Street.  No appointment needed to attend.

Date: Monday, November 26th
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: 111 Belleville Street, Wellington

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 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