Rotary Club of Picton

Youth Leadership Awards

Are you between 19 and 25 years of age? Are you interested in learning about leadership? The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards are taking place May 14th to May 19th at Loyalist College in Belleville. Consider attending! Meals and lodging are free. It’s a wonderful opportunity to identify your leadership skills and make effective us of your personal resources. Leave a message for Grant at 613 476 8552 for more information.

Date: May 14th to May 19th
Location: Loyalist College, Belleville

County Community Foundation

Applications Open for Built Heritage Fund

The Built Heritage Fund, administered by the County Community Foundation, has opened up the 2017 application process for the third “Save-The-Day” Grant.   This grant is designated for the preservation and protection of built structures determined to be important to the community and the history of Prince Edward County. Application deadline is Friday, May 5th at noon. Further details including eligibility of project and of applicant can be found at countycommunityfoundation.ca under FUNDS and FUNDS WE MANAGE.

Milford Artisan & Flea Market

Call For Vendors and Entertainers

The Milford Artisan and Flea Market is looking for vendors and entertainers for the 2017 season. The market operates Saturdays 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. from May through to October. Outdoor booths are just $5 and vendors are welcome to come for the season, occasionally or just for the day. They also offer a free table every week to a local charity. Go to milfordmarket.ca for information.

Date: May long weekend through to Thanksgiving
Time: Saturdays 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Milford Fairgrounds, 2179 County Road 17, Milford

Prince Edward County Authors Festival

The Prince Edward County Authors Festival starts Thursday, April 20th and runs through to Saturday, April 22nd. Many wonderful authors will be reading from their books and eager to answer all your questions. Please go to authorfest.com to see events and times.

Date: Thursday, April 20th to Saturday, April 22nd
Time: Check for times at authorfest.com
Location: Books & Company, Lipson Room, 289 Main Street, Picton

Belleville Club 39

Dance

Belleville Club 39 presents the music of Emily Creek Band on Friday, April 21st at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 99, upstairs at 132 Pinnacle Street, Belleville from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Singles & couples are welcome. Members $10, non-members $12. Lunch will be served. For information call 613-966-6596

Date: Friday, April 21st
Time: 8:00 p.m. to midnight
Location: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 99, 132 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

Loyalist Humane Society

Adoption Weekend

Go in and meet a friend for life at the Loyalist Humane Society`s Adoption Weekend at Pet Value, 97 Main Street on Friday, April 21st until Sunday, April 23rd from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. There will be many friendly cats and kittens, all hoping for their forever homes and the Pet Valu pet experts have many activities planned to benefit local animals in need. Contact Anne at 613 847 3243 for more information.

Date: Friday, April 21st to Sunday, April 23rd
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: 97 Main Street, Picton

Country Church Players

Canada Is

To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, the Country Church Players proudly present “Canada Is”, a lively mix of music and comedy for the whole family. The performance will be at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22nd at Rednersville-Albury Community Church, 2681 County Road 3, Carrying Place. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for kids. Proceeds go to the Wellington Storehouse Food Bank.

Date: Saturday, April 22nd
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Rednersville-Albury Community Church, 2681 County Road 3, Carrying Place

Napanee Heritage Quilters Guild

Quilts 2017

Celebrate the Napeanee Heritage Quilters Guild’s 20th Anniversary at Quilts 2017 at the Strathcona Paper Centre, Arena, 16 McPherson Drive, Napanee . Enter a free draw and have some refreshments & light lunch, see the Farmhouse Quilter’s demonstrations and feature quilter, Jean Clair. The first floor will display member’s quilts, have a silent auction, a merchant mall, boutique and raffles.

Date: Saturday, April 22nd and Sunday, April 23rd
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Strathcona Paper Centre, Arena, 16 McPherson Drive, Napanee

Naval Marine Archive

Book Signing

Author Steve Wight will be signing his book, Perdition Granted at the Naval Marine Archive, 205 Main Street, Picton on Saturday, April 22nd from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. This high adventure starting in the County and the surrounding waters, contains much intrigue. To avert disaster and save millions of lives, our heroes aboard a hydrofoil are in hot pursuit of a submarine on a evil mission.

Date: Saturday, April 22nd
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: The Victory,Naval Marine Archive, 205 Main Street, Picton

Seventh Town Historical Society

General Meeting and Public Presentation

Following the Annual General Meeting of Seventh Town Historical Society, Saturday, April 22nd at 1:30 p.m. at the Ameliasburgh Community Hall, 13 Coleman Street there will be a public presentation on the Museums of Prince Edward County with guest speaker Jennifer Lyons, Head Curator of the Museums, responsible for the  County Museums’ combined collection of approximately 50,000 artifacts.  Everyone is welcome!

Date: Saturday, April 22nd
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: Ameliasburgh Community Hall, 13 Coleman Street, Ameliasburg

Athol Recreation Committee

Bye Bye Bargie

They’re back…….Taste That the County’s only Artisanal Improv Troupe is back and ready to go with their show Bye, Bye Bargie. Saturday, April 22nd will be an evening of laughs and silliness at the Athol Town Hall, 1685 County Road 10 in Cherry Valley. Doors open at 7:30. Show starts at 8:00 p.m. Cash bar & snacks. Tickets are $10 at the door or online at tastethatcomedy.com

Date: Saturday April 22nd
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: 1685 County Road 10, Cherry Valley

Quinte Educational Museum & Archives

Treats, Treasures & Crafts

Come to Quinte Educational Museum and Archives’ first Treats, Treasures and Crafts event of the season. There will be many items on display and something for everyone including those with a sweet tooth, Saturday, April 22nd, 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Bloomfield Town Hall, Main Street, Bloomfield. Stuffed animals, knitted and crocheted pieces, preserves, oldies but goodies and food items await you.

Date: Saturday, April 22nd
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield Town Hall, Main Street, Bloomfield

Baxter Arts Centre

Inspired by the Masters

Be inspired by the masters. Join artist Kato Wake for fun-filled, creative Sunday afternoons starting April 23rd at 12:30 p.m., 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield. You will look at slides of famous artists, discuss their style and influence and then paint on your own canvases, inspired by what you have learned. Registration: info@baxterartscentre.org

Date: Sundays, starting April 23rd, until May 14th
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield

Prince Edward County Field Naturalists

Climate Change — A Different World

Hear an expert on the challenges our planet is facing on Tuesday, April 25th. Angus Ross has spoken on environmental issues to everyone from the UN Environment Program through cabinet ministers to school children. Brought to you by the Prince Edward County Field Naturalists at the Bloomfield Town Hall at 7:00 p.m. for his presentation on some surprising implications of climate change. Admission is free and everyone’s welcome!

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

Museums of Prince Edward

Become A Street Ambassador for the Museums of Prince Edward County

The Museums of Prince Edward are looking for volunteers to be in costume this Canada Day. A re-enactor will explain how to make your own costume of days gone by, whether by going to thrift shops or making it from scratch. And learn the reasons behind how and why fashion changed when it did. It’s this Wednesday night, April 26th, at 7:00 p.m. at Macaulay Museum Church,.

Date: Wednesday, April 26th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: The Church at Macaulay Heritage Museum, 35 Church Street, Picton

South Bay United Church

Spring Dinner

Join the South Bay United Church for their Spring Dinner on Wednesday, April 26th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tickets ($15.00, $8.00 for kids) are available at the door, 2029 County Road 13 in South Bay. On the menu: chicken and biscuits, home-made baked beans, mixed vegetables, baked potatoes, cole slaw and home made desserts, tea, coffee and juice.

Date: Wednesday, April 26th
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: South Bay United Church, 2029 County Road 13, South Bay

Baxter Arts Centre

Open House and Meet the Artists

Meet the artists of the Baxter Studio School, the exciting, inspiring school where you can learn from the best glassblowers, printers, painters and bead weavers. See their work and meet the artists, and sign up for a class on Friday, April 28th at 6:00 p.m., 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield.

Date: Friday, April 28th
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield

Prince Edward County Arts Council

Student Arts Award

Prince Edward County Arts Council presents an annual Student Arts Award of $500 to a talented County student graduating from high school and going on to post-secondary education in the arts, including arts administration. You can download the application at pecartscouncil.org. The deadline is April 28th. If you know a talented student, be sure to encourage them to apply!

Date: Friday, April 28th
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: 289 Main Street, Picton

Quinte Humane Society

Raise the Woof Comedy Show

The Quinte Humane Society is holding their Raise the Woof Comedy Show on Saturday, April 29th at the Banquet Centre, 1 Alhambra Square, Belleville. Silent auction, cash bar, snacks, coffee & desserts. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Get there early and bid on a lot of great auction items! $30/person. All information and where to purchase on quintehumanesociety.com All proceeds to the Quinte Humane Society!

Date: Saturday, April 29th
Time: 6:45 p.m.
Location: Banquet Centre, 1 Alhambra Square, Belleville

North Marysburgh Apple Blossom Festival

Apple Pie Making Bee

Want to learn to make the best apple pies? Join the North Marysburgh Apple Blossom Festival committee for a free apple pie making bee on Saturday, April 29th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the St. John’s Anglican Church in Waupoos and you’ll learn to make pie pastry and filling while helping make pies for the upcoming Apple Blossom Festival. Contact lbazettjones@hotmail.com to register.

Date: Saturday, April 29th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: St. John’s Anglican Church, Waupoos

Prince Edward Community Theatre

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Prince Edward Community Theatre presents Alexander Durang’s rollicking, witty comedy, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Mt. Tabor Playhouse on April 29th, May 5th & 6th at 8:00 p.m. and matinees on April 30th and May 7th at 2:00 p.m.  Tickets are $15 in advance & $18 at the door and are available at Books & Company, Rosehaven Yarn Store, Green Gable & Side Street Gallery.

Dates & Times: Fridays – April 29th and May 5th & Saturday, May 6th at 8:00 p.m.;   Sunday matinees – April 30th & May 7th at 2:00 p.m.
Location: Mount Tabor Playhouse, 2179 County Road 17, Milford

Catholic Women’s League

Spring Flea Market and Sale

A Spring Flea Market and Sale will be held at St. Gregory’s School, in the gym, at 7 Owen Street, Picton on Saturday, April 29th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Donations of gently used household items, books, tools and small furniture gratefully accepted at the school gym on Friday, April 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 29th
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: St. Gregory’s School Gym , 7 Owen St., Picton

St. Philip’s Anglican Church

Annual Spring Yard & Rummage Sale

It’s that time again! The St. Philip’s Annual Yard & Rummage Sale offers great bargains on gently used clothing, jewellery, housewares, linens, books, and – you never know what else. Add it to you calendar and tell your friends. Saturday, April 29th, starting at 10:00 a.m. sharp until 1:00 p.m., 45 Saint Philip Street, Milford. No early birds please.

Date: Saturday, April 29th
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: St. Philip’s Church Hall, 45 Saint Philip Street, Milford

Authors for Indies

Road Show

The authors are coming! On Saturday, April 29, Canadian authors Giles Blunt, Shari Lapena and Linwood Barclay will be visiting Books & Company in Picton at 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. to support indie bookstores. Over 400 authors will be doing the same all across Canada as part of Authors for Indies Day. You can find out more at authorsforindies.com

Date: Saturday, April 29th
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Books and Company, 289 Main Street, Picton

Quinte Lutheran Church

Praying For Our Troops

Don’t miss this riveting talk: Praying For Our Troops by Reverend Doctor Major Harold Ristau. Chaplain Rev. Harold Ristau is the author of “At Peace With War – A Chaplain’s Meditations from Afghanistan” This is a free event on Saturday, April 29th at 4:30 p.m., Salvation Army Church, 244 Dundas St. E. , Trenton. Followed by Coffee & Divine Service hosted by Quinte Lutheran Church.

Date: Saturday, April 29th
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Salvation Army Church, 244 Dundas Street East, Trenton

Ameliasburgh Recreation Committee

Roblin Lake Jamboree & Open Mic

April’s Roblin Lake Jamboree & Open Mic is on Saturday, April 29th from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Ameliasburgh Town Hall, 13 Coleman Street, Ameliasburgh. For rock & country fans of all ages; come out & enjoy the music. Sign up for the Open Mic and share your musical talents. This free event is sponsored by the Ameliasburgh Recreation Committee.

Date: Saturday, April 29th
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: AmeliasburghTown Hall, 13 Coleman Street, Ameliasburgh

St. Andrew’s Anglican Church

Roast Beef Supper

St. Andrew’s Anglican Church is holding a Roast Beef Supper on Sunday, April 30th in Ameliasburgh Town Hall, County Road 19. Serving from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Cost at the door: adults $14, children 6 to 11 years of age $5. For more information call 613-968-3320.

Date: Sunday, April 30th
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Ameliasburgh Town Hall, County Road 19, Ameliasburgh

The Friends of the Wellington Heritage Museum

Votes for Women

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote. See the 2015 film ‘Suffragette’ and enjoy an Edwardian tea at Wellington on the Lake Recreation Centre at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 9th. Proceeds go to the creation of the Wellington Museum Heritage garden & community space. Tickets are $19.17 & are available at Books&Company, the Side Street Gallery and at door.

Date: Sunday, April 9th
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Wellington on the Lake Recreation Centre, 14 Empire Blvd., Wellington

The Recreation Outreach Centre

ROC CanTEEN Event

On Tuesday, May 2nd at 6:00 p.m. at The County Canteen, 279 Main Street, Picton County teens will be developing hospitality skills with the pros and sharing what they learn with you! County cuisine, will be plated and served by County teens,  & live music performed by County teens.  It will be a 3 course meal with special selection from the Cherry Valley Women’s Institute Cookbook. $35 per person.  Limited seating available.

Date: Tuesday, May 2nd
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: The County Canteen, 279 Main Street, Picton

County Anglican Churches

Story of Jesus

Four County Anglican Churches are bringing you a very special week of events starting Tuesday, May 2nd through to Sunday, May 7th. The Picton, Milford, Waupoos and Wellington churches are working together to bring a gifted speaker, all free to everyone and open to all denominations and no church experience is necessary. The aim of the week is that Reverend Harold Percy will introduce a different view about the “Story of Jesus” in a series of get-togethers and that it will resonate with the attendees and build on the joys and hopes of the Easter Season. The times, locations and themes of the seven special events can be found at countyanglicanchurches.ca or call Reverend Morris at 613-476-3303 (email charlesmorris78@gmail.com) or Reverend Smith at 613-929-2757 (email dsmith@ontario.anglican.ca).

Date: Tuesday, May 2nd to Sunday, May 7th, see countyanglicanchurches.ca for schedule

The Recreation Outreach Centre

ROC’n Revue

ROC’n Revue is a celebration of The Recreation Outreach Centre’s programming and a showcase for Prince Edward County’s youth talent. Thursday, May 4th at 7:00 p.m. get out to the Regent Theatre, Main Street, Picton and support community youth and the arts! This evening is a fundraiser for the ROC and the Prince Edward County Youth Centre.

Date: Thursday, May 4th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: The Regent Theatre, Main Street, Picton

The Parrott Gallery

Opening Reception

In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Quinte Arts Council will promote the theme “A Canadian State of Mind” in the bi-annual juried show, Expressions. Awards presentations and opening reception will be on Thursday, May 4th from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Parrott Gallery. Everyone is welcome. Exhibition on display from May 4th to June 1st.

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

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 Stories workshop on Thursday mornings in May. In this three part workshop you will explore the basics of memoir writing with Linda Bond. Please register before April 28th by calling 613-968-5276.

Date: Thursdays – May 4th, 11th, 18th
Time: 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Location: Belleville Public Library, 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Prince Edward County Library

Gwynne Dyer

Dr. Gwynne Dyer, author of books including Canada and the Great Power Game, War, and Crawling Wreckage will speak at the Picton Branch Library, 208 Main Street, Picton on Friday, May 5th at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at peclibrary.org/tickets.  Tickets may be available at the door but those with tickets will be seated first and space is limited.  There is no charge for tickets but donations to offset costs will be accepted at the event.

Date: Friday, May 5th
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Picton Branch Library, 208 Main Street, Picton

Quinte Conservation

Salamander Shows

Join award-winning Salamander Conservationist Matt Ellerbeck (A.K.A The Salamander Man) on May 5th at 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. for an insightful and educational presentation on salamanders at 2061 Old Highway 2, Belleville! Spaces fill up fast! Register yourself and up to 3 guests today! Learn more at quinteconservation.ca

Date: May 5th
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: 2061 Old Highway 2, Belleville

Belleville Club 39

Dance

Friday, May 5th, the Belleville Legion, upstairs at 132 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, will hold a dance and singles & couples are welcome.  Dance to Heartland Country Band from 8:00 p.m.  to midnight.  Lunch will be served. Contact 613-966-6596.

Date: Friday, May 5th
Time: 8:00 p.m. to midnight
Location: Belleville Legion Br.99, 132 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Loyalist Humane Society

Cats Want Pretty Gardens Too

At Loyalist Humane Society, the volunteers are hard at work trying to make the facility more inviting! If you have a green thumb and can spare some time this month to help get the gardens looking luscious, please come. If you have extra plants or would like to design a feature around one of the catios, the cats will give you a grateful purr! Call 613 847 3243 for details or visit 1297 County Road 4, Picton.

Date: Saturday, May 6th to Wednesday, May 31st
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: 1297 County Road 4, Picton

The HUB Child & Family Centre

Mom Sale

Be sure to get out to the Mom Sale at The HUB for some shopping therapy on Saturday, May 6th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 10 McFarland Court, Picton. There will be something for everyone with 30 vendors participating. Loonie draws will take place throughout the day with products from many participating vendors.

Date: Saturday, May 6th
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: 10 McFarland Court, Picton

The Alzheimer Society

Prince Edward County Walk for Alzheimer’s

Help the Alzheimer Society to continue to provide free education and support services throughout Prince Edward County by participating in the Walk for Alzheimer’s at Sandbanks Provincial Park,  Saturday, May 6th, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 .pm. Teams can compete for top fundraising team and most spirited team. And there are individual prizes for the top fundraiser and top youth fundraiser. Sponsorship opportunities available. For more information, contact Nancy at 613-476-2085 or visit walkforalzheimers.ca

Date: Saturday, May 6th
Time: Registration @ 12:30 p.m.; Walk starts at 1:00 p.m.
Location: Sandbanks Provincial Park 

Wellington District Lions Club

E-Waste and Clothing Collection

The Wellington District Lions are holding their annual E-Waste and Clothing Collection on May 6th at the Essroc Community Centre in Wellington from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Keep e-waste out of the landfill, clean out your closets of unwanted clothing and help raise funds that will go directly back into the community. Check out the Wellington District Lions Club’s Facebook page for more info!

Date: Saturday, May 6th
Time: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Essroc Community Centre, Belleville Street, Wellington

Naval Marine Archive

Annual Exhibition of the Canadian Society of Marine Artists

The 34th Annual Exhibition of the Canadian Society of Marine Artists opens on the 6th of May and continues through July with free entry at the Naval Marine Archive, 205 Main Street, Picton. The opening is a fund raising event with wine and hors d’oeuvres from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Tickets are available $25 per person and $40 per couple. Enjoy the new marine art.

Date: Saturday, May 6th
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: The Victory, 205 Main Street, Picton

Belleville Public Library

Author Visit: Peter Kirby

May is mystery month! To celebrate, the Belleville Public Library will be hosting a talk with mystery author Peter Kirby on Saturday, May 6th at 2:30 p.m.. Mr. Kirby’s most recent crime fiction title, Open Season, was the 2016 Arthur Ellis Best Novel award winner. No registration/free event. Call 613-968-6731 x2237 for info.

Date: Saturday, May 6th
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Belleville Public Library, 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Athol-South Marysburgh Public School

50th Anniversary Celebration & Vendor Sale!

Everyone is welcome at Athol-South Marysburgh Public School’s 50th anniversary on Saturday, May 6th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 1764 County Road 10 in beautiful downtown Cherry Valley! There will be a huge Vendor & Craft Sale in the gymnasium, spirit wear for sale and tours of classrooms! Duffers Chip Wagon & the 4-H Milkshake Truck will be there too! P.S. if you know where the 1994 time-capsule is buried, let them know! Check out the Wall of Fame, and enjoy a free cupcake!

Date: Saturday, May 6th
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Athol-South Marysburgh School, 1764 County Road 10, Cherry Valley

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

Annual Yard Sale

The Annual Yard Sale fundraiser for the South Shore Appeal Fund takes place Saturday, May 6th (with a rain date of May 7th) starting at 8:00 a.m. Donations of gently used goods will be accepted the day of the sale before 8:00 a.m. or can be dropped off at Royal LePage, 104 Main Street, Picton on Friday, May 5th between 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. If you cannot make these days to drop off your items, arrangements can be made by emailing contactus@appec.ca.

Date: Saturday, May 6th; rain date May 7th
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: 14011 Highway 33, Bloomfield

Orange Lodge

Dance

Saturday, May 6th the Orange Lodge will hold a dance at their hall on York Road in Tyendinga Territory. Dance to Jeff Code & Silver Wings from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Cost is $12 each.  Lunch and prizes too. Contact 613-396-6792

Date: Saturday, May 6th
Time: 8:00 p.m. to midnight
Location: 1825 York Road, Tyendinga Territory

Baxter Studio School

Beginner Glass Blowing

Learn to blow glass with Mark Armstrong on Saturday, May 6th from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. , 326 Second Avenue, Wellington.  Learn to manipulate molten glass, to shape small paperweights and simple blown forms. . Small class limited to two people gives lots of hands on experience. This is a Baxter Studio School workshop. To register email info@baxterartscentre.org.

Date: Saturday, May 6th
Time: 9.00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Armstong Glassworks, 326 Second Avenue, Wellington

Bloomfield United Church

Creations, Crafts and Collectibles Sale

You’re invited to the Bloomfield United Church Hall at 272 Main Street on Saturday, May 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., for the first Creations, Crafts and Collectibles Sale of the season! Proceeds benefit the church, and you’re sure to find a one-of-a-kind treasure at one of the tables — maybe the perfect gift for Mom!

Date: Saturday, May 6th
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield United Church, 272 Main Street, Bloomfield

Hospice Prince Edward

Sixth Annual Hike for Hospice

Get ready to lace up your favourite walking shoes! Hospice Prince Edward’s Sixth Annual Hike For Hospice takes place on Sunday, May 7th. Registration will open at 9:00 a.m. with the hike starting at 10:00 a.m. Join a team or hike as an individual. There are prizes. Register online after March 1st at hospiceprinceedward.ca/hikeforhospice2017.php

Date: Sunday, May 7th
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Prince Edward Community Centre, 375 Main Street, Picton

Quinte Symphony

Fiddler on the Loose

The Quinte Symphony presents Fiddler on the Loose with Juno-nominees Sultans of String on Sunday, May 7th at 2:30 p.m. at the Regent Theatre in Picton. Your toes will be tapping as the musical flavours will include flamenco, Celtic, gypsy and more! Tickets are available online at theregenttheatre.org or by calling their box office at (613) 476-8416.

Date: Sunday, May 7th
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Regent Theatre, Main Street, Picton

Consecon and Area Ratepayers Association

11th Annual General Meeting

On Sunday, May 7th at 2:00 p.m. the Consecon and Area Ratepayers Association will hold their 11th annual general meeting at the Consecon Legion.  The agenda will include highlights of their year’s activities including Canada 150 and the PEC 225 events. Bring your issues and requests or call 613 965 1878 to add to the agenda.  And there will be a presentation on the importance of Wellers Bay and Consecon Lake.

Date: Sunday, May 7th
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Consecon Legion, Consecon

County Diva

Opera 101

What happens when an older woman fears losing her young lover to a girl his own age? Don’t miss County Diva Celine Papizewska’s final Opera 101 presentation of the season, on Richard Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier”  . It’s at Bloomfield United Church, 272 Main Street, on Thursday, May 11th, at 4:00 p.m. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Date: Thursday, May 11th
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield United Church, 272 Main Street, Bloomfield

The Parrott Gallery

Musical Gifts

Join the Parrott Gallery from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for the Musical Gifts Series presented by pianist Rick Penner. Everyone is welcome to attend this free program which is held in Gallery One on the third floor of the Belleville Public Library. On May 12, Rick will feature the music and wisdom of Buffy Ste. Marie.

Date: Saturday,May 12th
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: 254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

North Marysburgh Apple Blossom Festival

Apple Blossom Festival

Join the annual North Marysburgh Apple Blossom Festival to celebrate spring amid the apple orchards at County Cider Company, 657 Bongards Crossroad, Waupoos. The Festival will feature a large selection of community-made pies, sold by the slice or by the pie, plus wood-fired pizza, live music and cider tastings. This year’s Festival will include a celebration of the life of Grant Howes, with tributes from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Free admission.

Date: Saturday, May 13th
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: County Cider Company, 657 Bongards Crossroad, Waupoos

Blooomfield Hallowell Recreation

Fishing Derby

On Saturday, May 13th the Bloomfield Fishing Derby will be held at the mill pond on Mill Street in Bloomfield. Children under 12 and must have adult with them. Registration is $ 2.00 and all entrants will receive a gift and there will be prizes for fishing awards. Further information is available by calling 613-393-5783.

Date: Saturday, May 13th
Time: Registration 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a..m.; Fishing starts at 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mill Pond, Mill Street, Bloomfield

Friends of the Picton Library

Come to the Cabaret

Come to the Cabaret, an evening of music and songs for all ages. Classical, contemporary and country. The Friends of the Picton Library is holding this fund raiser on behalf of the Prince Edward County Music Lending Library. Enjoy the music on Saturday, May 13th starting at 7:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at the Prince Edward Yacht Club, 30 Fairfield Street, Picton. Tickets are $25 and are available at the local libraries.

Date: Saturday, May 13th
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Prince Edward Yacht Club, 30 Fairfield Street, Picton

Belleville Club 39

Dance

Friday, May 19th, the Belleville Legion, upstairs at 132 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, will hold a dance and singles & couples are welcome.  Dance to Land-O-Lakes Cruisers Country Band  from 8:00 p.m.  to midnight.  Lunch will be served. Contact 613-966-6596.

Date: Friday, May 19th
Time: 8:00 p.m. to midnight
Location: Belleville Legion Br.99, 132 Pinnacle St., Belleville

Lennox and Addington Domestic Violence Community Coordinating Committee

Human Trafficking – What is my Role?

The Lennox and Addington Domestic Violence Community Co-ordinating Committee is hosting a day-long presentation entitled, ” Human Trafficking – What is my Role” on Thursday, May 25th, 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Strathcona Centre in Napanee.  This is a free presentation and includes lunch. Registration is limited and required. E-mail donnajoyceconsulting@gmail.com

Date: Thursday, May 25th
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Strathcona Centre, Napanee

Quinte Conservation

Get Tick Smart

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

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

Prince Edward County Arts Council

Professional Development for Artists

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

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

L&A Seniors Outreach Services

Home & Garden Tour

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

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

Food to Share

Cooking Workshops

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

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

Prince Edward Family Health Team

Walking Program At Prince Edward Collegiate Institute

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

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

Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association

Transportation for Seniors

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

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

Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association

Meals on Wheels

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

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

Federal Member of Parliament, Neil Ellis

Bay of Quinte Riding Office, Picton

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

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