Prince Edward County Alzheimer Society

An Evening To Remember Raffle Tickets

The Prince Edward County Alzheimer Society is holding an Evening To Remember raffle. Prizes include 2 deluxe room stay for 4 people at Huff Estates with buffet breakfast, 3 Sandbank Vacations winery tours with dinner for 4 at East & Main Bistro; Dinner for 2 at Portabella and a gift basket from Prince Edward County Lavender Farm.  Get your tickets at 90 King Street in Picton.  The draw takes place February 14th.

Date: Draw Date to be February 14th, 2018
Location: Alzheimer Society, 90 King Street, Picton

Belleville Public Library

Memoir Writing Workshop

If you’ve ever wanted to write your memoir but didn’t know where to begin, the Belleville Public Library will be sponsoring a Writing Your Life Story workshop on Thursday mornings in November. Dates are Thursdays in November, 10 am – noon; and Thurs. Nov. 30 from 1-4, please register by calling Linda Bond at 613-968-5276.

Date: Thursdays in November – 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon; 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on November 30th
Location: Belleville Public Library, 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Parrott Gallery

Opening Reception

An opening reception will be held Thursday, November 2nd from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Parrott Gallery for “Weaving Past into Present.” This exhibition of woven shawls, designed and made by members of the group Weavers Unlimited, runs Thursday, November 2nd to the 30th. For further information please call 613-968-6731 x 2040 or email gallery@bellevillelibrary.ca

Date: Thursday, November 2nd – Thursday, November 30th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

Belleville Public Library

Genealogy 101

Belleville Public Library is offering free Genealogy 101 workshops this fall! Learn how they can assist genealogists in compiling their family history and pick up helpful hints and tips. Tour their resources and learn to use Ancestry.com. Call 613-968-6731 x2037 to register. Preference to Belleville library card holders.

Date: Friday, November 3rd and Saturday, November 25th
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

Parrott Gallery

Opening Reception

Join the Parrott Gallery for the opening reception of “Dancing Brushes” on Saturday, November 4th from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. This retrospective by Joan Levy Earle is a celebration of 50 years of art & friendship. The show runs until Friday, November 29th. For further information please call 613-968-6731 x 2040 or email gallery@bellevillelibrary.ca

Date: Saturday, November 4th – Friday, November 29th
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

Continuing On In Education (COED) and Lions Club of Belleville

Catch The Ace Belleville

Catch the Ace is a progressive lottery with weekly cash prizes and a jackpot. The jackpot is now over $ 9,000. Proceeds go to support Continuing On In Education and the Lions Club of Belleville. A weekly ticket is $5.00. One ticket is drawn weekly for up to 40 weeks or until the ace of spades is caught.  Go to Catch The Ace Belleville Facebook page for more details!

Date: Tuesdays in November – 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Slapshot Bar and Grill, 151 Cannifton Rd., Belleville

The County Foundation

Series of Community Conversations

The County Foundation is holding six Community Conversations to deepen the understanding of the community’s needs, which will help guide direction & decisions while informing the 2018 Vital Signs project, which measures the vitality of our community, and provide input to the Community Safety & Well-Being Plan. Visit thecountyfoundation.ca for dates & times during November.

 


 

Glenwood Cemetery

Christmas Wreath & Basket Sale

Pre-order your Christmas wreaths and baskets by calling Libby at 613 476 0096 or email info@genwoodcemetery.ca. Pick up is Saturday, November 25th at Glenwood Cemetery between 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. Enjoy some cookies & hot cider while you are there. For pricing & further details visit glenwoodcemetery.ca

Date: Order now and pickup on Saturday, November 25th
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Glenwood Cemetery Chapel, 47 Ferguson St., Picton

Prince Edward Family Health Team

Living Well with Chronic Conditions

The Prince Edward Family Health Team is pleased to offer the free Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop for the Fall of 2017.   Join the Health Team for six Tuesday afternoons until December 5th, from 1:30 until 4:30 at the Community Care For Seniors building at 74-A King Street in Picton.  Pre-registration is required, as space is limited. Call 613-476-0400 ext. 214 or email courses@pefht.com to register and for more information.

Date: 6 Tuesday afternoons until December 5th
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Community Care for Seniors, 74-A King Street, Picton

Prince Edward County Field Naturalists

Impossible Journeys: The New Science of Migration

Can a hummingbird cross the Gulf of Mexico? Scientists used to think it was impossible, but today we know these tiny birds fly 600 miles over the ocean. Hear local broadcaster, Pamela Stagg, speak on the astounding journeys of migrating birds. Admission is free and everyone’s welcome, at Bloomfield Town Hall, 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28th. Brought to you by the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists.

Date: Tuesday, November 28th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield Town Hall, 289 Main Street, Bloomfield

The Children’s Foundation

Angel Tree Program

Angel Tree Program is officially launching on Monday, November 13th and runs until Saturday, December 23rd. The hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  If you have questions about the program, please call Susan at 613-242-9206. Registration forms are available at Highland Shore’s Children’s Aid, The HUB, Ontario Works Office and the Salvation Army.

Date: Monday, November 13th – Saturday, December 23rd
Time: Monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: 56 King Street, Picton

Prince Edward Yacht Club

Talk Series: Sailing The Down East Loop

The Prince Edward Yacht Club invites you to attend a presentation by John & Moira Coull – The Down East Loop on Wednesday, November 15th starting at 6:30 p.m. at 30 Fairfield Street in Picton. They will share their travel experiences aboard a 42 foot sail boat, covering 2,400 nautical miles – the cruise starts in Picton, down the St. Lawrence and returns via the Hudson River. Please visit peyc.ca for more details.

Date: Wednesday, November 15th
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Prince Edward Yacht Club, 30 Fairfield Street, Picton

Quinte Immigration Services

5th Annual Christmas Bazaar

Join the Quinte Immigration Services on Friday, November 17th for the 5th Annual Christmas Bazaar and find the perfect gift for all those hard to shop for people on your list! You will find a variety of unique items from jewelry and preserves to ornaments and handcrafted goods. The Bazaar will be held at 41 Octavia Street in Belleville from noon till 7:00 p.m.

Date: Friday, November 17th
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: 41 Octavia Street, Belleville

Quinte Humane Society

Bowling For Collars

Bowling For Collars registration begins 8:30 p.m., bowling starts at 9:30 p.m. and goes until 1:30 a.m. $22 a person or free with $50 in pledges. Registration will include bowling, shoe rental and taxes! Pledge sheets can be found at quintehumanesociety.com/bowling-for-collars.php . For more information contact the Quinte Humane Society.

Date: Friday, November 17th
Time: 8:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Location: Quinte Bowl, 17 Roy Blvd, Belleville

Wellington Elks Lodge #566

Food Drive

Friday, November 17th there will be a Food Drive for the Wellington Storehouse Food Bank sponsored by Wellington Elks and Ontario Elks Association. Drop off starts at 3:00 p.m. and goes until 8:00 p.m. at Wellington Elks Lodge, Allisonville.

Date: Friday, November 17th
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Wellington Elks Lodge, 11 Dutch Road, Allisonville

Storehouse Food Bank

Wellington Dukes Food Drive

Join the Wellington Dukes Food Drive and bring non-perishable food items, toiletries, laundry or dish soap and paper products to help your local Storehouse Wellington Foodbank and make a difference in your community on Friday, November 17th at 6:00 p.m. at the Essroc Arena, Belleville Street, Wellington!

Date: Friday, November 17th
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Essroc Arena, Belleville Street, Wellington

Wellington and District Business Association

Light Up Wellington

Join the community of Wellington as the Wellington and District Business Association lights up the village in this 2nd annual event. Watch as the King and Queen of Wassail are crowned. Sing along with the carols at the gazebo in the Wellington Park under the lights. Get your picture with Santa for free at The General!  More details can be found on the Light Up Wellington Facebook page.

Date: Friday, November 17th
Time: 6.00 p.m.
Location: Wellington Park, Main Street, Wellington

Wellington Lions Club

Shopping Spree Draw

The Wellington District Lions Club is selling $5 Shopping Spree tickets at Picton No Frills during the month of November.  First prize is a 4 minute shopping spree with a value up to $700, second price is 4 minutes with a value up to $400 and third prize is $200 cash. If the Spree winner is within $5 of the $700, No Frills Picton will donate a $300 gift card.   The draw will take place on November 30th at 6:00 p.m. at No Frills.

 

Date: Various dates in November – 17th, 21st, 24th, 26th, 30th
Time: 12 noon to 6:00 p.m. (except November 21st – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Location: No Frills, Loyalist Parkway, Picton

Bloomfield United Church Women

Browse and Brunch

Bloomfield United Church Women are hosting a “Browse and Brunch” event on Saturday, November 18th, 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  there will be baking, pies, aprons and gently used Christmas treasures for sale.  And a lunch of homemade soup, sandwich, dessert and beverage for $8.00, children 3-12 $3.00, under 3 are free. For more information call Donna at 613-476-6637

Date: Saturday, November 18th
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield United Church, Main Street, Bloomfield

New Life Girls Home

Songs from the Heart

Enjoy a gospel concert featuring the duo Daughters of the King (Kim Inch & Debbie McLean) accompanied by an award winning 6 piece band on Saturday, November 18th at 6:30 p.m. at the Maranatha Church, 100 College Street West in Belleville.  The concert is in support of New Life Girls Home located in Consecon, Ontario.

 


Date: Saturday, November 18th
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Maranatha Church, 100 College Street West, Belleville

Quinte Humane Society

Unleashed: Book Reading & Signing

“Unleashed” is a book about a dog park that’s being taken over by the city. Shhh…. I don’t want to spill all the details, so make sure you come out and get a copy of this book. Sally Barnes will also be signing, and reading out of her new book. Books will be $20 with some of the proceeds going towards the Quinte Humane Society.

Date: Saturday,November 18th
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Belleville Public Library, 254 Pinnacle St, Belleville

Prince Edward County Grannies for Africa

Annual Jewellery Sale

Prince Edward County Grannies for Africa is holding their annual fundraiser sale of pre-owned costume and vintage jewellery on Saturday, November 18th, 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Prices start at 50 cents. Get fabulous deals on pearls, silver, semiprecious stones and more. The new location in St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church hall, 335 Main Street, Picton.  Light refreshments are available for purchase.

Date: Saturday, November 18th
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church Hall, 335 Main Street, Picton

Arts on Main Gallery

Winter Show , Opening Reception

Arts on Main Gallery, 223 Main Street, Picton, is delighted to present its latest exhibition of original art created by 25 county artists. Please join their opening reception on Saturday, November 18th between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. and celebrate this unique collection. The Winter Show will run until January 28th. Open daily 11:00 a.m. until  4:00 p.m.

Date: Reception: Saturday, November 18th; Winter Show runs until January 28th
Time:  Reception: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Winter Show daily 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Location: Arts on Main Gallery, 223 Main Street, Picton

Quinte Symphony

Tribute to the Brave

Quinte Symphony proudly partners with the 8 Wing Concert Band and Pipes & Drums for the third annual Tribute to the Brave on Sunday, November 19th at 2:30 p.m., at the National Air Force Museum, 220 RCAF Road, Trenton. They welcome the Military Wives Choirs (Trenton) to the program! Enjoy a concert of popular war-time songs and patriotic orchestral music. Tickets: MFRC (Trenton), QAC and Sam the Record Man (Belleville)

Date: Sunday, November 19th
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: National Air Force Museum of Canada, 220 RCAF Road, Trenton

Compass Rose

Open House

Come explore Compass Rose and mingle with local business owners. Light refreshments and beverages will be provided.

 


Date: November 27th
Time: 2-5pm
Location: 575 Crowes Road, Milford

Emmanuel Baptist Church, Affordable Co-Housing Project

Town Meeting

The challenge is to create affordable housing for seniors in Prince Edward County. The opportunity is in the closing of Pinecrest School. To find out more attend the meeting at Bloomfield Town Hall, 289 Main Street, on Monday, November 20th, at 7:00 p.m.
Hosted by Emmanuel Baptist Church, LoveSong Seniors Housing & Community Hub.

Date: Monday, November 20th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield Town Hall, 289 Main Street, Bloomfield

The Salvation Army

Toy Drive

Each year The Salvation Army ensures that there are new toys under the Christmas tree for many children in Prince Edward County. They cannot do this without the generous support of the community. Currently they are short on gifts for children ages 8 -16 years of age. Donations, to help meet this need, may be dropped off at The Salvation Army, 46 Elizabeth Street in Picton, Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. until noon, from now and until December 8th.

Date: Until Friday, December 8th
Time: Monday to Friday – 9 :00 a.m. – 12 noon
Location: 46 Elizabeth Street, Picton

Picton United Church

Soup and Sandwich Luncheon

The Picton United Church will hold their Soup and Sandwich Luncheon on Wednesday November 22nd from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at 12 Chapel Street, Picton. $9 per person. There will be a selection of soups, sandwiches, cookies and beverages. Takeout is available. Call 613.476.6050 for details. All are welcome. Proceeds go to outreach programs.

Date: Wednesday, November 22nd
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Picton United Church,12 Chapel St., Picton

Consecon United Church

Turkey Dinner

Enjoy a Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings at the Consecon United Church, 224 Mill Street in Consecon on Thursday, November 23rd from 5:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Cost is free will donation with proceeds to The Storehouse Foodbank and the church.

Date: Thursday, November 23rd
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Consecon United Church, 224 Mill Street, Consecon

Community Advocacy & Legal Centre

“Fully Consumed” Workshop

Collection agencies calling? Signed a contract at your door without understanding it?
Learn about buyer’s rights and common debt issues. Participate in interesting and interactive activities for a chance to win a tablet! All welcome on Thursday, November 23rd, 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  RSVP: fully-consumed.eventbrite.ca or call 613-966-8686, extension 25

Date: Thursday, November 23rd
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Travelodge (2nd Floor, Ballroom), 11 Bay Bridge Road, Belleville

Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

County Festival of Trees

On the weekend of Friday, November 24th through to Sunday, November 25th you will be able to enjoy beautifully decorated trees, bid in a silent auction of the trees and pick up your Christmas baking, pies, jams, jellies & preserves, and visit the Festival of Trees Boutique, where bargains abound. While you are there, bring your kids to visit Santa!  This event is presented by the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary at Isaiah Tubbs Resort in West Lake. Proceeds go toward buying medical equipment.

Date: Friday, November 24th, Saturday, November 25th & Sunday, November 26th
Time: Friday & Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m; Sunday 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Location: Isaiah Tubbs Resort, West Lake

Bloomfield Hallowell Recreation Committee

Nighttime Santa Claus Parade

The Bloomfield Hallowell Recreation Committee is holding their nighttime Santa Claus Parade Friday, November at 6:30 p.m. The roads close at 6:00 p.m. and the parade begins at 6:30 p.m. The parade starts where Shannon Road meets Stanley Street and ends at Prinzen Ford on Main Street, Bloomfield. Refreshments are available on Main Street before the parade. For information call 393-5783.

Date: Friday, November 24th
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: The parade starts at Stanley Street and Shannon Road, Finishes at Prinzen Ford on Main Street, Bloomfield

Bloomfield United Church

Creations, Crafts and Collectibles Sale

The final sale this year of jewelry, gently used clothing, baked goods, preserves and crafts and collectibles takes place at the Bloomfield United Church, 272 Main Street on Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th. Many friendly vendors can be found under one roof with one-of-a-kind gift ideas and entertaining nibbles!  Free admission. While there you can meet a cat from Loyalist Humane Society.

Date: Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th
Time: Friday – 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Saturday – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield United Church, 272 Main Street, Bloomfield

St. Philip’s Anglican Church Women

Christmas Tea & Bazaar

St. Philip’s Anglican Church, 44 St Philip Street in Milford, is hosting their annual Christmas Tea and Bazaar on Saturday, November 25th between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Get out to Milford and do a little pre-Christmas shopping, then join your friends for a delicious Christmas Tea, featuring sandwiches and sweets. Admission is free. Tea is $6.00 per person.

Date: Saturday, November 25th
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: St. Philip’s Church Hall, 44 St. Philip St., Milford

The Children’s Foundation

Fundraising Dance for The Christmas Angel Tree Campaign

Enjoy dancing to your favourite tunes and support The Children’s Foundation event for The Christmas Angel Tree Campaign on Saturday, November 25th starting at 7:30 a.m. at the Prince Edward Community Centre, 375 Main Street. There will be a silent auction and a buffet at 10:00 p.m. Tickets are only $10 at the door or buy at McDougall Insurance, Thornes Variety, Angry Birds or Main Stop. Support our County children and families for a better Christmas!

Date: Saturday, November 25th
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Location: Prince Edward Community Centre, 375 Main Street, Picton

Friends of Ameliasburgh Heritage Village

Paint Day!

Friends of Ameliasburgh Heritage Village present Paint Day, with Megan Doyle Chisholm, Sunday November 26th, 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Ameliasburgh Town Hall, 13 Coleman Street. $35 per person includes all supplies.  Call Sheila to register (613) 394-5485

Date: Sunday, November 26th
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Ameliasburgh Town Hall, 13 Coleman Street, Ameliasburgh

The Regent Theatre

Annual Membership Fundraising Drive

Celebrate our heritage. Invest in our future. Help the Regent Theatre meet their fundraising  goal of $100,000. “Regent Supporter” members will receive a charitable tax receipt for the full amount of the donation & exclusive member benefits. Why not celebrate with the $100 for 100 years membership. Memberships can be purchased at the box office at 224 Main Street, Picton or online at theregenttheatre.org

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

Public Health Clinic

Public Health is coming to your neighbourhood! On Wednesday, November 29th from 12 noon until 5:00 p.m. at the Essroc Arena, 111 Belleville Street, Wellington. Get your free flu shots, other vaccines and public health information and presentations brought to you by the Hastings Prince Edward Health organization.

Date: Wednesday, November 29th
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Essroc Arena, 111 Belleville Street, Wellington

Shatterbox Theatre

Open Casting Call

Shatterbox Theatre is holding open auditions for their debut show “Constellations” a play, by Nick Payne, on Thursday, November 30th at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 2nd at 11:00 a.m. Casting is for 1 female & 1 male in their mid 20’s to late 30’s. Auditions consist of cold readings from the script. For information email shatterboxtheatre@gmail.com or join Shatterbox Theatre on Facebook & add yourself to the official event invite.

Date: Thursday, November 30th and Saturday, December 2nd
Time: Thursday at 7:00 p.m. & Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
Location: The Regent Theatre, 224 Main 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

Athol Recreation Committee

Naughty Pantomime in Stirling

The Athol Recreation Committee is sponsoring a bus trip to the Naughty Pantomime “Little Red” in Stirling on Friday, December 1st. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.  The bus leaves Cherry Valley at 6:30 p.m. with pick ups in Picton and Bloomfield. $45 per person includes the show & bus. Seats are limited. County residents only.  This is offered to those 19 years of age and older. Call Susan at 613-476-2554 or email susanwallis@kos.net to book.

Date: Friday, December 1st
Time: Bus leaves 6:30 p.m.; Show time is 8:00 p.m.
Location: Stirling Theatre

Wellington United Church

Homemade Christmas Cookie Walk

Saturday, December 2nd you are invited to the Homemade Christmas Cookie Walk at the Wellington United Church, 243 Main Street, Wellington, from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon or until the cookies are sold out. There will be dozens of decorated cookies to choose from. Fill a box of 24 for $10. Cash only please. Check out Christmas in the Village & Santa’s Crafters, too, while in Wellington!

Date: Saturday, December 2nd
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon (or until sold out)
Location: Wellington United Church, 243 Main Street, Wellington

Wellington District Lions

Pet Pics With Santa

Get your pet’s picture taken with Santa and help provide specially trained dog guides at no cost to Canadians with a medical or physical disability. Pictures will be taken at Pet Valu on Front Street and Bell Boulevard in Belleville on Saturday, December 2nd between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.. Call Pet Valu at 613-962-6580 to reserve your spot!

Date: Saturday, December 2nd
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Pet Valu, North Front Street and Bell Boulevard, Belleville

Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation

Making Spirits Bright Christmas Bazaar

Enjoy refreshments, shop local and support the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation at the Making Spirits Bright Christmas Bazaar on Sunday, December 3rd from 9:30 a.m. until noon, at Wellings of Picton, 15 Wellings Drive, Picton. Spread the joy by supporting our local vendors of unique crafts and delicious homemade baking this holiday season. It promises to be lots of fun and there will be door prizes, too!

Date: Sunday, December 3rd
Time: 9:30 a.m. until 12 noon
Location: Wellings of Picton, 15 Wellings Drive, Picton

Prince Edward County Built Heritage

Christmas in the County House Tour

The eighth annual Christmas in the County House Tour takes place Sunday, December 3rd from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Get a peek inside fabulous County sites all decorated for Christmas. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance of the day. Tickets can be purchased online at countyhousetour.eventbrite.ca And in person on Main Street in Picton at Books & Company and the Royal LePage office. For more information email kennedy.pratt@kos.net

Date: Sunday, December 3rd
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Various locations in Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County Public Library

Ameliasburgh Christmas in the Village

Join artist Marion Casson as she shares details about her book, Postcards from the Front on Sunday, December 3rd, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Ameliasburgh branch library, 809 Whitney Road. They will also have a craft for the whole family and you can get your picture taken in front of our green screen with a variety of Christmas themes to chose from.

Date: Sunday, December 3rd
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Ameliasburgh Branch Library, 809 Whitney Road, Ameliasburgh

Salvation Army and Kiwanis

Annual Christmas Party

Children up to age 16 and their parents are invited by The Salvation Army and the Kiwanis to attend the Annual Christmas Party at the Salvation Army building at 46 Elizabeth Street, in Picton, on Monday, December 4th at 6:00 p.m. Please pre-register by calling 613-476-3159 as space is limited. The evening will start off with pizza, beverage and dessert and will be followed by a visit from Santa Claus.

Date: Monday, December 4th
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Picton Salvation Army, 46 Elizabeth Street, Picton

Belleville Public Library

Caregiver Workshop

On Thursday, December 7th at 2:30 p.m., the Belleville Public Library will be hosting a workshop with Elder Abuse Ontario that will share available resources for caregivers and families of seniors. Call 613-968-6731 x2037 for more info.

Date: Thursday, December 7th
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Parrott Gallery

Opening Reception

Join the Parrott Gallery for the opening of two new shows on Thursday, December 7th, 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. “My Vision, My Focus” by photographer Mark Hopper and “View from a Window” by mixed media artist Bob Pennycook will run until December 28th.

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

Reaching for Rainbows

Christmas Harps in the County

Janine Dudding and Susan Sweeney Hermon, two acclaimed harpists and songwriters, will be performing on Saturday, December 9th at 7:00 p.m. at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 31 King Street, Picton, to benefit Reaching for Rainbows. A beautiful way to kick off the holiday season by treating yourself to some wonderful music and gifting Reaching for Rainbows at the same time.

Date: Saturday, December 9th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 31 King Street, Picton

Amnesty International Group 111 Belleville

International Human Rights Day

Join Amnesty International’s Write for Rights, the world’s largest human rights event, by writing on behalf of prisoners of conscience and human rights defenders. It makes a difference. Sponsored by Amnesty International’s Belleville Group 111. For more information, call Jan at 968-9659 or Mieke at 969-1782.

Date: Sunday, December 10th
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Bridge Street United Church, 60 Bridge St. East, Belleville

Canadian Blood Services

Picton Blood Donor Clinic

As an existing blood donor, you understand the significant and ongoing need for blood. Bring a friend or family member to donate with you. Book online at blood.ca. New blood donors are needed in Picton and with 85 open appointments available there are plenty of opportunities for you to save a life.  The clinic takes place Monday, December 11th from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Prince Edward Community Centre, 375 Main Street, Picton.

Date: Monday, December 11th
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Prince Edward Community Centre, 375 Main Street, Picton

Command Performance Choir

Christmas in Bloomfield Village

Command Performance Choir invites you to ” Christmas in Bloomfield Village”, an evening of seasonal choral music and carol-singing, at Bloomfield United Church, 272 Main Street, on Thursday, December 21st & Friday, December 22nd, 7:30 p.m. Tea and scones will be served at the interval. Tickets $20 at commandperformancechoir.com or at Books and Company in Picton.

Date: Thursday, December 21st & Friday, December 22nd
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield United Church, 272 Main St, Bloomfield

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

Ameliasburgh Ward 4 Recreation Committee

Roblin Lake Jamboree

Join the Ameliasburgh Recreation Committee for musical fun for all the family at the Roblin Lake Jamboree every third Saturday of the month from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Enjoy country and rock guests and an “open mike” for attendees. Bring your instruments and voices to this popular musical event. It is inspiring and a ton of fun for all ages.

Date: Third Saturday each month – October 21st, November 18th, December 16th
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Ameliasburgh Town Hall, 13 Coleman Street, Ameliasburgh