Wellington District Lions Club

Concerts in the Park

The Wellington District Lions Club proudly present 11 weekly concerts, Tuesdays, in the Gazebo in the Park on Main Street, Wellington. Concert, hot dogs and pop are free (donations appreciated). Bring a lawn chair and listen to such groups as the Reasons, Instant Rivalry, Blu Zone, Lorain Sine, R & R, Wicklow, Moon Sugar, Eric Pilgrim and Grampa’s Goodtime Band. In case of rain, concerts will be held in the Wellington Town Hall, Main St, Wellington.

Date: Tuesdays – June 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9,16, 23, 30, September 6
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Wellington Gazebo in the Park, Main Street, Wellington

The County Museums

Museum Passport

Each of the County Museums is like an individual chapter in the County’s story—and this year the Museums would like to reward visitors who “finish the book”! Throughout July & August, residents of Prince Edward County, and tourists to the area, can pick up a Museum Passport at any of the five museum sites. Visit thecounty.ca for details.

Date: July 6th to August 31st
Time: Regular museum hours – Wednesday to Sunday – 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: All Five County Museums

The County Marathon

Running/Walking Training and Guidance

The County Marathon and Fitness Powers are partnering to offer free running and walking training to County residents participating in ALL County Marathon events this year. This program is geared towards beginner to intermediate level runners and walkers and is offered from July 11th until October 1st. Those who complete this free training group program will receive a discount on their race entry!  For more information email: fitnesspowers@gmail.com

Date: July 11th – October 1st
Time: Monday mornings – 6:30 a.m.; Tuesday nights – 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday mornings – 10:00 a.m.; Saturday mornings – 7:30 a.m.
Location: Fitness Powers, Main Street, Picton

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.

 

Arts on Main Gallery

Autumn Spendour

Please join 25 local artists in one location for the Autumn Splendour show from August 10th – November 7th at Arts on Main Gallery in Picton.

Date: August 10th – November 7th
Time: Open daily 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: 223 Main Street, Picton; opposite the Regent Theatre

 


 

Quinte Dolphins Swim Club

Swim fit and Junior Dolphins Registration

Registration is now open for Quinte Dolphins Swim Club for the fall and winter sessions of Junior Dolphins and Swim Fit programs. Kids aged 6-17, looking to join a club that’s fun and healthy, are welcome. Fall session begins Monday, October 3rd. Contact Mike by text or phone at 613-827-3882. Facebook: Quinte Dolphins Swim Club

Date: Registration August 14th to October 3rd
Time: Please contact
Location: PEFAC, 13263B Loyalist Pkwy, 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

John M. Parrott Art Gallery

September Exhibition

There is a new group of illustrators and writers in the Quinte region and the members have created an exhibition of their stories and artwork titled “The Art of Story: From Concept to Completion”. We are excited to host their first group show at the John M. Parrott Art Gallery from September 1st to the 22nd. Come out for the launch on September 1st from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, September 1st
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 pm
Location: 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, Ontario

 


 

Loyalist Humane Society

Volunteers needed

Loyalist Humane Society on County Road 4 has an urgent need for volunteers – one in the Main Cat-House for a shift on Mondays, and one for Saturday mornings in the Fraidy-Cat Room. Two or three hours of your time can make all the difference in looking after the many cats in care. If you can spare the time, please call Anne at 613 847 3243.

Date: August 29th through Dec 31st
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
Location: 1297 County Road 4

 

 

Classical Unbound Festival

Clarinets Unleashed

August 24 at 7:30 p.m., the new world-class classical music “Classical Unbound Festival” is in the vaulting grandeur of the Osterhout Henry Hall at Fields on West Lake. The concert features 8 musicians in performances revolving around the clarinet. Tickets are at classicalunbound.com. It’s pastoral, with comfort and the corn fields just outside.

Date: Wednesday, August 24th
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Osterhout Henry Hall, Fields on West Lake, 15786 Loyalist Pkwy, Bloomfield, 

 


 

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

Classical Unbound Festival

Mozart & S’more

August 26th at 7:30 p.m. the new world-class classical music “Classical Unbound Festival” is back in the intimacy and comfort of The Grange of Prince Edward County Winery. The concert features 4 musicians as a flute and string trio, separately and apart. Tickets are at classicalunbound.com. It’s pastoral-urbane, with ripening vine rows just outside.

Date: Friday, August 26th
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: The Grange of Prince Edward County, Vineyards & Estate Winery, 990 Closson Road

 


 

Athol Recreation Committee

Improv Night

Laugh the night away at the Town Hall in Cherry Valley, 1685 County Road 10 with the Taste That Improv troupe. This is the last show of the Comedy in the Country Summer Series. Featured performance by special guests RN and Cawls! 2 of Canada’s top improv gurus. Free Improv workshop at 6:30 pm. Show at 8 pm, $10 at the door.  Cash bar.  Visit www.atholreccentre.com for more information.

Date: Saturday, August 27th
Time:   Free improv workshop 6:30; Show 8 p.m.
Location: 1685 County Road 10, Cherry Valley

 


 

Food Not Bombs

FEAST – The County Free Food Festival

Come to Feast – the county’s free food Festival on Monday, August 29, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Benson Park, Picton. Enjoy free food samples, take home fresh produce or bring some to share, see cooking demonstrations, swap cookbooks and more. Free concert at 3 p.m. Want to help out or learn more? Visit: pecfoodnotbombs.wix.com/feastfestival or call 613-476-9141.

Date: Monday, August 29th
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Location: Benson Park, Picton

 


 

Baxter Arts Centre

Life Drawing

The Baxter Arts Centre invites all artists – graphic designers, art and animation students and professionals – to participate in their Life Drawing sessions. Each week a male or female nude model will pose timed gestures. ll skill levels are welcome. The Centre is located at 3 Stanley Street and the sittings will be held Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. $15 drop in.

Date: every Tuesday evening
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield

Wellington Rotary Club

Bottle Return Depot

The Wellington Rotary Club operates a bottle return at 326 Second Avenue in Wellington. Return your bottles and cans for a full refund and support local charities. The depot is open Wednesday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Please sort and count your returns for fast service. Donations are accepted.

Date: Wednesdays and Saturdays
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: 326 Second Avenue, Wellington

John M. Parrott Art Gallery

September Exhibition

The John M. Parrott Art Gallery is thrilled to host a retrospective of Marilyn Coulter’s work. “Bygone Years” will run in Gallery One from September 1st to the 22nd with an opening reception on Saturday, September 10th from 2-4 p.m. Please join us to take a tour of work from across the years and to congratulate Marilyn on her achievements.

 


Date: Saturday, September 10th (opening reception)
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, Ontario

Loyalist Humane Society

Handyman Helpers

At Loyalist Humane Society, there are some projects (not involving cats) where volunteers are urgently needed. If you could help out with painting, gardening or small repair projects at 1297 County Road 4, please call Anne at 613 847 3243. Loyalist is a not-for-profit no-kill shelter, and your help would be very gratefully received!

Date: September 1st to September 30th
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: 1297 County Road 4

 

 

Justin Martin

Ben’s End of Summer Bash

An end of summer dance for kids aged 7-12 will be held on Saturday, September 3rd from 6 p.m. to 9:30. $10 at the door, with all proceeds from the door donated to Picton Splash Pad. Special guest appearance by DJ Ombudsman! Bottled water $1, snacks and Gatorade $2. End the summer with a bang! Responsibly adult monitored.

Date: Saturday, September 3rd
Time: 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: 2 Ross Street, Picton (upstairs of the former fire hall)

 


 

Museums of Prince Edward County

Homesteading & Harvest Fest

On Sunday September 4th, pay 1 admission (adult, senior, student, family) and visit all five museum sites in the County! Special programs are available at each museum including produce stands, heritage skills/trades, guest speakers, corn roasts and musical performances.

Date: Sunday, September 4th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Ameliasburgh Heritage Village – 517 County Road 19 Ameliasburgh; Macaulay Heritage Park – 35 Church Street Picton; Mariners Park Museum – 2065 County Road 13 South Bay; Rose House Museum – 3333 County Road 8 Waupoos; Wellington Heritage Museum – 290 Main Street (Highway 33) Wellington

Macaulay Heritage Park

Listen to the Night: Bats of Ontario

Macaulay Heritage Park in Picton is hosting a special travelling exhibit from the Royal Ontario Museum on the Bats of Ontario. Get up close and personal with these misunderstood little creatures! The exhibit will be open Saturdays and Sundays only, beginning September 4th.

Date: September 4th to November 4th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Macaulay Heritage Park, 23 Church Street, Picton 

 


 

The Prince Edward County Field Naturalists / Alliance to Protect Prince Edward County

RIVERWALK

On Sunday September 4 come and explore the beautiful grounds of Millfalls House in Milford. Take a guided walk along the dry riverbed to the meadowlands. Enjoy complimentary County wines and delicious canapés. Money raised goes to the South Shore Appeal Fund. For information and to register, visit www.riverwalk.eventbrite.ca

Date: Sunday September 4, 2016
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Location: Millfalls House B&B, 745 Crowes Road, Milford

 


 

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

Wellington District Lions Club

Extra Concert in the Park

Due to popular demand, an extra Tuesday evening has been added to our Concert Series in the Park. On September 6th, join us for our last park concert with Drew Ackerman and “Little Bluff”. The Lions will provide pop/water and hot dogs. Donations are welcome with net proceeds going to the Wellington Foodbank. Call Art Hewer 613-399-3846 for more information.

Date: Tuesday, September 6th
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Wellington Park at the Gazebo, Main Street, Wellington

 

 

The HUB Child & Family Centre

Calling All Dads!

The HUB Child and Family Centre is holding an information gathering session on Friday September 9th  to find out how it can support Dads. Drop by between 4 and 7 p.m. Pizza will be provided and Dad Mark Hill will facilitate.  Child care can be provided as well if needed. To register call 613-476-8142 or email kimh@thehubcentre.ca.

Date: Friday, September 9th, 2016
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00pm
Location: 10 McFarland Court, Picton

 


 

Canadian Cancer Society

Grapes of Wrath

The Canadian Cancer Society invites you to take part in a 5K extreme run on Saturday September 10th. This run demands endurance to trek through hills, valleys and winding streams, courage to overcome uncompromising obstacles, and a complete lack of shame to sludge through dirt and mud. There WILL be MUD, there WILL be PAIN, and you will NEVER be the same. CAN YOU HANDLE IT?

Date: Saturday September 10th 
Time: 8:00 am
Location: Hillier Creek Estates Winery, 46 Stapleton Road

 


 

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

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

PEC Antique Shows

Price Edward County Fall Antique Show

The Annual Fall antique show is coming to the historic Crystal Palace at the Picton Fairgrounds on September 16th to 18th. 30 dealers from across Ontario and Quebec specializing in all types of furniture, glassware, pottery, textiles, toy,s and collectibles will be featured. Admission is $5 which covers the whole weekend. For more information contact Holly at 613-393-5886.

Date: September 16th, 17th, 18th
Time: Sept. 16 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Sept. 17 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sept. 18 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: 375 Main St E Picton,Crystal Palace PEC Fairgrounds

 


 

Community Living Prince Edward

Time for Nine with Wine and Dine Golf Tournament

Community Living Prince Edward is hosting their first annual Time for Nine Golf Tournament starting at 1:30 on Thursday, September 17th to help raise funds for innovative and affordable housing in PEC for the people they support. They have partnered with local vineyards, cider and food companies to offer a unique Wine and Dine golfing experience. Call Lisa Rashotte 613-476-6038.

Date: Thursday, September 17th
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Wellington on the Lake Golf Course, 157 Prince Edward Drive, Wellington

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 78 Picton

Legion Week

Please come out on Saturday September 17th and help kick off an amazing week for our veterans. This is an outdoor event with BBQ and draws on Main Street, Picton. Top Shelf will be performing and they will keep you on your feet. Come show respect to all our veterans, young and old, by letting them know we are thankful for what they have sacrificed.

Date: Saturday, September 17th
Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Main Street, Picton

 

 

Mariners Park Museum

Annual Mariners Service

Mariners Park Museum, one of two mariners services left in Ontario, dates its origins back to the 1930s!  Join the South Bay United Church, 2029 County Road 13,  on Sunday, September 18th, starting at 9:30 a.m. to pay special tribute to those who work and play on County waters, and to those who have recently “crossed the bar”.

Date: Sunday, September 18th
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: South Bay United Church, 2029 County Road 13, South Bay

 

The Lung Association of Hastings and Prince Edward County

Pull for Kids, A Children’s Asthma Fundraiser

Are you strong enough to Pull a Bus? Register a team & show your muscles at the Pull For Kids, sponsored by the Lung Association of Hastings and Prince Edward County , Sunday, September 18th starting at 10:45 a.m. at Best Buy, 202 Bell Boulevard, in Belleville. BBQ lunch is free for participants, t-shirt, children’s area, silent auction, 50/50. Support children living with asthma in our community. For more information call 613-969-0323

Date: Sunday, September 18th
Time: 10:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Best Buy, 202 Bell Blvd., Belleville

Friends of Sandbanks

Sandbanks Fall Getaway Fun Run

Join the Friends of Sandbanks for the 22nd annual fun run. This is a scenic run along the lakeshore and park trails of Sandbanks, with lots of prizes and refreshments. Sign up by Friday August 19th to guarantee a T-shirt at www.events.runningroom.com, or pick up an entry form at the park gate. This is also Prince Edward County’s Terry Fox Run.

Date: Sunday September 18th
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Sandbanks Provincial Park

 


 

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

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

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

Wellington Heritage Museum

Pumpkinfest at the Museum

The Friends of the Wellington Heritage Museum present Pumpkinfest on Saturday, October 15. Their famous Pancake Breakfast, in the Wellington Town Hall,  kicks off the festivities in the morning at 9 a.m.  Craft vendors and horse drawn wagon rides will be available at the Museum until 3 p.m..

Date: Saturday, October 15th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Wellington Heritage Museum, 290 Main Street (Highway 33), Wellington

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

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

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