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

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

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

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

Naval Marine Archive

33rd Annual Exhibition of the Canadian Society of Marine Artists

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

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

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

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

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

Wellington District Lions Club

Concerts in the Park

The Wellington District Lions Club proudly present 10 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.

Date: Tuesdays – June 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9,16, 23, 30
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 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

Branch 78 Picton Legion

Picton Legion Re-Opened

Branch 78 Picton Legion would like to announce that they are open for business again. The clean up is still happening after a fire, but they have opened the lower hall and bar. And there is also a meeting room available. They are hoping to see everyone again. Hours of operation is 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Date: Every day of the week
Time: Monday to Saturday – 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.; Sunday – 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Location: Picton Legion, 347 Main Street, Picton

Naval Marine Archive

Victory Kids Programme

Saturday mornings from 10:00 a.m. until noon join the Naval Marine Archive’s, Victory Kids Programme for 7 to 11 year olds. Starting July 9th at the Archive building, 205 Main Street, Picton.  Six topics will be covered including canoes, ships, pirates, Vikings, lighthouses, and compasses. Donation of $2 per session for materials. Call 613 476 1177 for more information.

Date: Saturday, July 9th to Saturday, August 13th
Time: !0:00 a.m – 12:00 noon
Location: Naval Marine Archive, 205 Main Street, Picton

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

Music at Port Milford Chamber Music Festival

Saturday Chamber Music Series

Music at Port Milford Music Festival is celebrating it’s 30th season with a series of four Saturday chamber music concerts starting Saturday, July 16th . The series features The Afiara String Quartet, Ensemble Made in Canada, the Tokai String Quartet and the Port Milford Faculty Ensemble and takes place at the St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main Street, Picton starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available online at mpmcamp.org/performances and at the door.

Date: Saturday, July 16th, 23rd, 30th and Saturday, August 6th
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main Street, Picton

Prince Edward County Arts Council

CLiC Photo Show

The CLiC Photo Show and Sale, the best photo show in Eastern Ontario, will be held from Saturday, July 23rd until Sunday, August 7th at Books & Company, 289 Main Street, Picton, during  business hours. Admission $4. Youth 18 and under free.  For all of the show details and other related events go to: clicphotoshow.com

Date: Saturday, July 23rd – Sunday, August 7th
Time: Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m.; Sunday & Holidays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Books & Company, 289 Main Street, Picton

Prince Edward Learning Centre

English Boost

Are you planning to attend college soon? Do you need the skills necessary to finish Grade 12 English? Prince Edward Learning Centre can help! They offer a four week English Boost course and the next one begins July 26th, at 206 Main Street, Picton. To learn more about this opportunity, or to register, call 613-476-1811, visit them on Facebook, or drop by anytime!

Date: Tuesdays, starting July 26th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12 noon
Location: Prince Edward Learning Centre, Lower Level of The Armoury, 206 Main Street, Picton

Prince Edward District Women’s Institute

33rd Annual Art and Craft Sale

The Prince Edward District Women’s Institute brings you eastern Ontario’s best one day craft sale & show, Thursday, July 28th starting at 9:00 a.m. and going all the way to 7:00 p.m.! Located at the Picton Fairgrounds, 375 Main Street East there will be over 200 juried artisans showcasing jewellery, stained glass, paintings, clothing, pottery, wood products, outdoor furniture & more! Indoors and out. Great food, free parking. Proceeds fund various community projects and County accessible transportation.  Adults $4, under 12 free.

Date: Thursday, July 28th
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Picton Fairgrounds, 375 Main Street East, Picton

Festival Theatre Solofest

The Space Between: Stage Play by Simeon Taole

Festival Theatre Solofest presents The Space Between, Thursday July 28th to Saturday July 30th at Mount Tabor Playhouse in Milford.  In this solo play a young boy in South Africa longs to reunite with his childhood sweetheart in Canada before the space between them separates them forever. Performances are at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday; 3 p.m. on Saturday. All attendees will have a chance to win a trip to South Africa.

Play information at www.thespacebetweenproject.com; tickets at www.festivalplayers.ca

Date: July 28, 29, 30th
Time: 8pm on July 28 and 29; 3pm on July 30
Location: Mount Tabor Playhouse, 2179 County Road 17, Milford

 

Loyalist Humane Society

Yard Sale

The Loyalist Humane Society invites you to their annual Yard Sale at 1297 County Road 4, Friday, July 29 through Monday, August 1, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Great bargains and a chance to see the shelter! All proceeds go to helping provide for local animals in need. If you have some nice but unneeded household items, please arrive beforehand and donate them!

Date: Friday, July 29th through Sunday, August 1st
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Loyalist Humane Society, 1297 County Road 4, 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.

 

Ameliasburgh Recreation Committee

Consecon Soap Box Derby

Saturday, July 30th the Ameliasburgh Recreation Committee is holding the 6th annual Consecon Soap Box Derby, a free event open to girls & boys ages 7 through 15 years. Build your own car. Free design plans available. No car, no problem, they have a fleet of cars available. Be at the Mill Street Hill, County Road 29, Conceson for registration at 10:30 a.m.; Races begin at 12:00 noon. Competitors will have 2 runs for best overall time. Fastest time wins category, working brakes & helmets are mandatory.

Date: Saturday, July 30th
Time: Registration 10:30 a.m.; Races begin 12:00 p.m.
Location: Mill Street Hill, County Road 29, Consecon

Baxter Arts Centre

Art Supplies

If you are clearing out your cupboards over the summer please contact the Baxter Arts Centre.  They are in need of your extra ART supplies! What do they need? Paints, paper, brushes, sketch books, scissors, glue, popsicle sticks, buttons, yarn, funky fabrics, crayons.  Email info@baxterartscentre.org to arrange drop off time.

Date: Until Saturday, July 30th
Time: Anytime
Location: 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield

Ameliasburgh Recreation Committee

Consecon Community Day

Get out to the Consecon Community Day, Saturday, July 30th starting at 8:00 a.m. brought to you by the Ameliasburgh Recreation Committee.  It will be a daylong festivities filled event with something for the whole family. Car boot sale, yard sales, pancake breakfast, craft & bake sale, art displays & demonstrations, petting zoo, kid’s zone, library book sale, model aircraft air show,chicken & rib dinner, The day closes with a street dance with music by The Decades Band. Don’t miss out, go for the day.

Date: Saturday, July 30th
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Location: County Road 29, Consecon

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

Museums of Prince Edward County

History Alive! Summer Camp Series

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

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

Baxter Arts Centre

Creative Writing Retreat: Putting Your Story in Motion

Baxter Arts Centre in Bloomfield is hosting a creative writing retreat for all levels, and for both fiction and non-fiction authors. Ken Murray will lead Putting Your Story In Motion in a four day workshop the week of Monday, August lst. Your $290 fee includes lunch. Contact info@baxtersartscentre.org for more details.

Date: Monday, August 1st to Thursday, August 4th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield

Festival Players of Prince Edward County

Sounding Ground

Festival Players of Prince Edward County brings you Picton like you’ve never heard it before! Sounding Ground is a collection of five original audio plays that lead you on a walking tour of Picton. Just go to Books and Company, grab a map and an MP3 player (or download the files onto your smart phone), and off you go on a unique theatrical journey. Visit festivalplayers.ca for more information.

Date: Every day until Sunday, August 21st
Time: Daylight hours
Location: Starts at Books & Company, 289 Main Street, Picton

Quinte Conservation

Wild About Wildlife Day

On Wednesday, August 3rd at the Wellington Main Street Park, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Quinte Conservation brings you the great opportunity to get your children outdoors and to learn about their natural surroundings and the importance of their environment. Activities include an interactive Ontario Reptiles At-Risk Display, and the chance to meet live falcons!  For more information visit: quinteconservation.ca

Date: Wednesday, August 3rd
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Wellington Park, Main Street, Wellington

Quinte Conservation

Wild About Wildlife Day

Quinte Conservation’s education staff presents a fun and free Wild About Wildlife Day At Wellington Park, Main Street, Wednesday, August 3rd from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. This event is a great opportunity to get your children outdoors and learning about their natural surroundings. Experience seven activities including, an interactive Ontario species at-risk display and live falcon show.

Date: Wednesday, August 3rd
Time: 11:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.
Location: Wellington Park, Main Street, Wellington

Festival Players of Prince Edward County

A Splinter in the Heart

A Splinter in the Heart is a coming-of-age story set in Trenton, 1918. Patrick is a young man confused about his place in the world, about love, about a lot of things, really. And then one day everything changes. This adaptation of the Al Purdy novel is brought to you by Festival Players, and is playing under the tent at Rosehall Run Winery from Wednesday, August 3rd to Sunday, August 21st. Go to festivalplayers.ca for details.

Date: Wednesday, August 3rd – Sunday, August 21st
Time: Matinees at 1:30 p.m.; Evening shows at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Rosehall Run Winery, 1243 Greer Road, Wellington

Prince Edward County Holstein Club

Farm Family Fun Night

Please join the Prince Edward County Holstein Club for a night on the farm with a great dinner, calf judging, loonie raffle and more. Farm Family Fun Night will be held Wednesday, August 3rd starting at 6:30 p.m. at The Slater Farm, 138 Victoria Road, Ameliasburgh. Meal tickets available from Picton Farm Supply and County Farm Centre.

Date: Wednesday, August 3rd
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Location: John and Linda Stather 138 Victoria Road, Ameliasburgh

St. Philip’s Anglican Church

Annual Corn & Pork Roast

St. Philip’s Anglican Church in Milford presents its annual corn and pork roast on Wednesday August 3rd. Rain or shine, enjoy great food, including succulent roasted pork straight from the big outside cooker, local corn and tomatoes, and yummy desserts. Adults $16 per person; kids under 12 eat free. Join the fun from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on August 3, St Philip’s Anglican Church Hall, 44 St. Philip Street, Milford.

Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: St. Philip’s Anglican Church Hall , 44 St. Philip St., Milford


 

Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation

Walt’s Sugar Shack Shindig

On Saturday, August 6th, Walt’s Sugar Shack, 1671 Salem Road, Consecon, will host a day of family-focused activities, from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., in support of priority medical equipment purchases for the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. Plans for the day include food, live music, and a market of local products. Devan Rajkumar from Cityline TV will be the guest chef.

Date: Saturday, August 6th
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Walt’s Sugar Shack, 1671 Salem Road, Consecon

Friends of Rose House

Fish Fry

Rose House friends are holding their annual Fish Fry with music by Jamie Pounder, Saturday,August 6th starting at 4:30 p.m. First come first served, no reservations required. Fish Salads Beans rolls beverage and desert. Always a well attended event.

Date: Saturday, August 6th
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: 3333 County Road 8, Waupoos

Ameliasburgh Ward 4 Recreation Committee and the County of Prince Edward Public Library

Teddy Bear Picnic

Join your friends and bring your best friend, Teddy or Stuffy, at the Teddy Bear Picnic brought to you by the Ameliasburgh Recreation Committee and the Prince Edward Public Library. There will be crafts, face painting, story time and snacks along with the Teddy Bear Hospital for your over-loved Teddies and Stuffies. The picnic starts at 1:00 p.m. and goes until 3:00 p.m. in the maple grove, weather permitting…or in the Ameliasburgh Town Hall, 19 Coleman Street, in case of rain.

Date: Saturday, August 6th
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Ameliasburgh Town Hall, 19 Coleman St., Ameliasburgh

Baxter Arts Centre

The Taming of the Shrew

Baxter Arts Centre, in partnership with Driftwood Theatre, presents Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. This lively performance is full of intrigue and suitable for all. Bring your lawn chairs for the performance at the Mill Pond Theatre Gazebo in Bloomfield on Saturday August 6th at 7:30 p.m. This is a pay what you can event (suggested amount $20). Visit baxterartscentre.org for more information.

Date: Saturday August 6
Time:   7:30p.m.
Location: Mill Pond Theatre Gazebo,Bloomfield


 

Baxter Arts Centre

My Mini Shakespeare

Driftwood Theatre Company is giving a FREE drama workshop, My Mini Shakespeare, for children aged 6 to 12.  On Saturday August 6th, at 2 p.m. join the acting company of Taming of the Shrew at the Baxter Arts Centre in Bloomfield to explore theatre through games and play. Visit baxterartscentre.org for more information.

Date: Saturday August 6
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield


 

Children’s Christmas Stocking Fund

Bridge Fundraiser

The Wellington on the Lake Recreation Centre will hold their Children’s Christmas Stocking bridge fundraiser on Thursday, August 11th, 1:00 p.m., 157 Prince Edward Drive, Wellington.  Admission is $10. Register by August 5th for a table of 4 by calling Karen 613-399-2579. Prizes, refreshments, 50/50 draw.

Date: Thursday, August 11th
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Wellington on the Lake Recreation Centre, 157 Prince Edward Drive, Wellington

North Marysburgh Recreation Committee

Concert in the Park

Enjoy an evening of rock and roll with the North Marysburgh Recreation Committee and their free Concert in the Park presenting, The Reasons, on Sunday, August 14th, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the North Marysburgh Community Centre, 2699 County Road 8, Waupoos. Bring your chair. Canteen opens at 5:30 p.m.

Date: Sunday, August 14th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: 2699 County Road 8, Waupoos

Alzheimer Society Hastings-Prince Edward

2016 Eva Monroe Golf Tournament

The Alzheimer Society of Hastings-Prince Edward presents the 2016 Eva Monroe Golf Tournament at the Picton Golf and Country Club, on Thursday, August 18th. This is a 9 hole tournament with a shotgun start at 2:00 p.m. Dinner to follow in the Golf Club Grill. Pick up your registration forms at the Picton Golf and Country Club, or at the Alzheimer Society office at 90 King Street, Picton.

Date: Thursday, August 18th
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Picton Golf and Country Club, Main Street, Picton

Ladies Auxiliary Branch #78 Picton Legion

Yard Sale and BBQ

Lots of good used items, BBQ and crafts will be available on Saturday, August 20th from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Picton Legion Ladies Auxiliary’s Yard Sale.  Get out and find some treasures.

Date: Saturday, August 20th
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Picton Legion, Main Street, Picton

Mariners Park Museum

Talk on Prohibition and Rum Runner, Ben Kerr

Learn about rum runner, Ben Kerr, and his mysterious disappearance. Hear about the effects of prohibition on the economy of the County and some of the tales of trafficking whiskey on Lake Ontario, Sunday, August 21st, 1:00p.m. at the Mariners Park Museum, 2065 County Road 13, Milford. Admission $5.00. There is limited seating. Call 613 476 8392 for reservations for groups of 5 or more.

Date: Sunday, August 21st
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Mariners Park Museum, 2065 County Road 13, Milford

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

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

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