Athol Recreation Committee

Winter Games Nights

Games Nights are Back at the Athol Recreation Centre in 1685 County Road, Cherry Valley! The fun starts at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27th, Friday February 24th, and Friday, March 31st. Cards, ping pong, scrabble, board games and more! Snacks provided.

Date: The last Friday of the month – January 27th; February 24th; March 31st
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: 1685 County Road 10, Cherry Valley

Picton Recreation Committee

Badminton & Pickleball

Join The Picton Recreation Committee from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, Gym BB, 41 Barker Street, Picton, for badminton on Tuesdays and pickleball on Thursdays.  Paddles, racquets, balls and birdies are provided.. Two and a half hours of play for $3. or $15 per term. Ages 15 and up welcome. This is a co-ed event. For more information call 613-393-5908.

Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, 41 Barker Street, Picton

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

Immunization Letters

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health is currently sending out letters to parents of students who have incomplete immunization information on file. If your child is due for a needle please make plans to get this done and call the Public Health office with this information at 613-966-5500 extension 221.

 


 

SNUGGLES Programme

Stitch-a-thons

Join the SNUGGLES Stitch-a-thons for an afternoon of fun while knitting or crocheting 6″ x 6″ yarn squares to be made into blankets for children in South Africa. Yarn and knitting needles provided or bring your own! Come out the last Monday of every month. The next Stitch-a-thon is on January 30th from 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Picton Library, 208 Main Street, Picton. Light refreshments served. Yarn donations urgently required, (but please no 100% wool or baby yarn).

Date: Monday, January 30th and then the last Monday of every month
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Picton Library, downstairs room, 208 Main Street, Picton

Loyalist Humane Society

Volunteers Needed

Loyalist Humane Society relies on loving volunteers to help the more than 300 cats at the shelter. If you think you might like to be a crazy cat lady or gent for a day every week, give Anne a call at 613 847 3243. You can arrange to shadow an experienced volunteer to see what’s involved! Lots of ways to help besides the obvious, just ask!

 

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

Picton Immunization Clinics (Routine and Travel)

Did you know that routine and travel immunizations are available at Hastings Prince Edward Public Health’s Picton office, 35 Bridge Street on the second Thursday of each month? You can just drop by for routine immunizations or make an appointment for travel vaccines. Please call 613-966-5500 for more information.

Date: Second Thursday of the Month
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (appointments are needed for travel vaccines)
Location: 35 Bridge Street, Picton

The Creative Collective

Groove Tonic

Groove Tonic is a weekly creative movement and dance initiative that holds space for barefoot, free-form movement to eclectic music, Tuesday evenings at the Picton Town Hall, Second Floor, 2 Ross Street,  from 6:30 p.m.to 8:30 p.m. All are welcome, no dance experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothing, bring water and a $5 donation. For more information contact Tamara at 613-476-1830.

Date: Every Tuesday evening
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Second Floor, Picton Town Hall, 2 Ross Street, Picton

Loyalist Humane Society

March is Clean-up Month!

March is Clean-Up Month at Loyalist Humane Society! Help keep all the cats tidy and healthy by donating cleaning products, garbage bags, paper towels, cleaning rags, dish soap, kitty litter, disinfectant or detergent. There’s not much water at 1297 County Road 4, so if you can take a load of laundry and do it at home, the kitties would appreciate it!

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: 1297 County Road 4, Picton

Loyalist Humane Society

Cuddle a Cat

The Loyalist Humane Society is in dire need of kind-hearted volunteers to help look after their cats and facility! If you can commit to a two-hour shift per week, you can make a huge difference to animals in need. Maybe share the shift with a friend to make sure “your” cats are looked after even if you can’t come one week! Call 613 847 3243 for more information.
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: 1297 County Road 4, Picton

The War Amps

2017 Key Tag Campaign

The War Amps begins its 2017 key tag mailing to Ontario residents on March 6th. Protect the valuables on your key ring with a War Amps key tag and help support programs for amputees. Visit waramps.ca to learn more.

 


 

Baxter Studio School

Workshops

Explore and learn a new skill at the Baxter Studio School Workshops March 11th, 25th and 26th. Ever wanted to blow glass? Make your own jewellery? Paint a large free flowing oil canvas? Prince Edward County artists Mark Armstrong, Caroline Shuttle and Margaret McFetridge will teach you how at their studios.  Go to www.baxterstudioschool.com to find out more.

Date: March 11th, March 25th and March 26th
Time: All day
Location: Artist studios in Wellington and Bloomfield

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

Prince Edward County Arts Council

Do You Have an Idea for a Summer Event?

The Prince Edward County Arts Council wishes to support new arts initiatives, and is accepting proposals for the use of the Lipson Room, upstairs at Books and Company, 289 Main Street, Picton, from July 15th through to August 6th. Applicants are required to meet the costs of producing the event, with the Arts Council covering the rent of the space. To learn more visit pecartscouncil.org. Submission deadline is Friday, March 31st at 5:00 p.m.

 


 

Naval Marine Archive

Huge Sale

The Naval Marine Archive is celebrating their 10th anniversary at the Victory, 205 Main Street, Picton, Friday, March 17th through to Sunday, March 26th with a 50% off sale including all used books on yachting, seafaring, navy, aeronautical and military history, the County, the Arctic and much, much more. With over 10,000 titles and subjects to choose from. The Naval Marine Archive is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Date: Friday, March 17th until Sunday, March 26th
Time: Daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: 205 Main Street, Picton

St. Andrew’s Anglican Church

Roast Beef Supper

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

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

Prince Edward Power and Sail Squadron

Pleasure Craft Operators Course

By law, all boaters need proof of operator competency and to have obtained their accredited operator card. Sign up for the Prince Edward Power and Sail Squadron`s Boating Basics seminar to  be held on March 21st, 23rd and 28th at 7:00 p.m. Contact Chris at captchrisholder@gmail.com to register.

Date: Tuesday, March 21st; Thursday, March 23rd and Tuesday, March 28th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: To be determined

Ameliasburgh Ward 4 Recreation Committee

Annual General Meeting

Please join the Ameliasburgh Ward 4 Recreation Committee for their Annual General Meeting at which the election of Committee Members will occur as well as the review of the Financial Report and Minutes.  All Welcome on Tuesday, March 21st, 7:00 p.m., 13 Coleman Street, Ameliasburgh.

Date: Tuesday, March 21st
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ameliasburgh Town Hall, 13 Coleman Street, Ameliasburgh

Picton United Church

Soup & Sandwich Lunch

On Wednesday, March 22nd get out to the Soup and Sandwich Luncheon  – 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Picton United Church, 12 Chapel Street, Picton from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. $8.00 per person. Selection of soups, sandwiches, cookies and beverages. Takeout available. All are welcome. Proceeds go to the outreach programs. For more information call 613-476-6050.

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

Wellington Community Garden

Meeting

All interested parties are welcome to take part in a discussion about the development of the Wellington Community Garden on Wednesday, March 22nd at 7:00 p.m. at 411 Main Street, Wellington. No extensive gardening experience required, but bring your curiosity and enthusiasm.

Date: Wednesday, March 22nd
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: 411 Main Street, Wellington

Festival Players of Prince Edward County

2017 Theatre Artist Housing

Festival Players of Prince Edward County is looking for housing for theatre artists who will be in the County in July and August. Support live theatre by offering up a spare room in your home.  Or if you have a vacant house they are particularly interested in renting entire houses for the full months of July and August. Email info@festivalplayers.ca or call 613-476-1991 And please be in touch by April 15th.

 


 

Prince Edward Family Health Team

Living Well With Chronic Pain

Do you have a chronic pain condition that affects the way you live? Join the Prince Edward Family Health Team for a FREE, 6 week, Living Well With Chronic Pain workshop on Thursdays starting March 23rd and until April 27th, to gain information and new skills to better manage your chronic pain, keep active and live healthier. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Call 613-476-0400 ext. 214 or email courses@pefht.com to sign up or for more information.

Date: Thursdays from March 23rd until April 27th
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Sandbanks Medical Centre, Prince Edward Drive, Welington

Opera 101

“Idomeneo” probably isn’t the Mozart opera most of us can hum tunes from. Here’s your chance to know more about it! Hear County Diva, Celine Papizewska ‘s  Opera 101 presentation on Thursday, March 23rd, at 4:00 p.m., in Bloomfield United Church., 272 Main Street, Bloomfield.  Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Date: Thursday, March 23rd
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Bloomfield United Church, 272 Main Street, Bloomfield

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

County Mandalas

St. Andrews Church presents County Mandalas with David Rankine Saturday, March 25th from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at 31 King Street, Picton.

Date: Saturday, March 25th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 31 King Street, Picton

Baxter Arts Centre

SmArt Club

SmArt Club, the Saturday Morning Art Club, is for ages 7 – 11 starting March 25th through to Saturday, May 13th, 9:30 a.m. until noon.  Each week a different program, including expressive art, clay, puppets, collage, fibre art, and book illustrating. There is an exciting line up of inspiring instructors for the spring session. Register early at info@baxterartscentre.org.

Date: Saturdays from March 25th until May 13th
Time: 9.30 a.m. – 12.00 noon
Location: 3 Stanley Street, Bloomfield

Prince Edward Power and Sail Squadron

Maritime Radio

Do you have your Marine Radio Certificate?  It is a government issued certificate that is required for you to legally operate your marine VHF radio. On Saturday, March 25th the Prince Edward Power and Sail Squadron will hold their Maritime radio course that teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. For more information contact Chris at captchrisholder@gmail.com

Date: Saturday, March 25th
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: To Be Determined

Picton Kinsmen Club

Free TV & Electronics Drop Off

Help the environment where we live by keeping old electronics out of landfills. Bring your unwanted items to the Picton Kinsman`s free drop off event on Saturday and Sunday, March 25th and 26th at the Picton Home Hardware parking lot, 13544 Loyalist Parkway, Picton between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Acceptable items include: TV’s, desktop & handheld computers, computer peripherals, monitors, printing and photocopying devices, telephones & cell phones, cameras, radios, stereo & video equipment. For more information go to recycleyourelectronics.ca

Date: Saturday, March 25th and Sunday, March 26th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Picton Home Hardware, Parking Lot, 13544 Loyalist Parkway, Picton

Sophiasburgh Recreation Committee

Maple Pub Night

Celebrate a day out in Maple in the County Sophiasburgh style at the 3rd annual Maple Pub Night! Live music all night from Sophiasburgh’s own Instant Rivalry, and friends including the Sophiasburgh All Stars and the Frere Brothers. Cash bar! Free appetizers all night and door prizes! Always a sold out event. Contact County Shores to reserve 613 476 7290.

Date: Saturday, March 25th
Time: Doors at 7:30 p.m.; Music starts at 8:00 p.m.
Location: Sophiasburgh Town Hall, 2771 County Road 5, Demorestville

Athol Recreation Committee

Ping Pong Tournament

Join in the all ages 5th annual Ping Pong Tournament on Sunday, March 26th at the Athol Town Hall, 1685 Cherry Valley, from noon until 3:00 p.m. Singles and doubles. Play or come to watch.  Light lunch provided. $5 donation at the door. Please pre-register with Donna at 613-476-9701 or email dkaye@familyspace.ca.

Date: Sunday, March 26th
Time: Noon – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Athol Town Hall, 1685 County Road 10, Cherry Valley

Hospice Prince Edward

Community Meet and Greet

The community is invited to learn more about free services and programs offered to County residents by Hospice Prince Edward. On Tuesday, March 28th from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30p.m. at the Wellington Town Hall, Main Street, Wellington Hospice staff & volunteers will talk about caregiver & palliative support, grief support, and our three-bed community residential hospice. Free BBQ and refreshments. For information call 645-4040 extension 205 Everyone is welcome.

Date: Tuesday, March 28th
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Wellington Town Hall, Main Street, Wellington

St. Gregory’s Catholic School, Parent Council

Nutrition Rocks

The St. Gregory’s Catholic School Parent’s Council presents Nutrition Rocks! on Tuesday, March 28th, at 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Join Chef Scott Royce & Prince Edward Family Health Team dietitian, Sarah Sandham, for a fun & informative evening about food & nutrition. Learn how to make delicious & healthy lunches, enjoy some yummy food, and participate in the cookbook/kitchen utensil swap! RSVP: PECSGPC@GMAIL.COM or on St. Gregory’s Facebook. All parents and kids welcome.

Date: Tuesday, March 28th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: St. Gregory’s Catholic School, in the gym, 7 Owen Street, Picton

The Marysburgh Mummers

Nunsense

The Little Sisters of Hoboken are coming to Milford this spring in the Marysburgh Mummers production of the musical comedy, Nunsense. Nunsense appears on the Mount Tabor stage the weekend of Friday March 31st through to Sunday, April 1st and again Friday, April 7th until Sunday, April 9th. Tickets are $15 each. Ticket outlets listed at mummers.ca or call 613-243-2923.

Date: Friday, March 31 & Saturday, April 1 & Sunday April 2; Friday, April 7th & Saturday, April 8 & Sunday, April 9
Time: Fridays & Saturdays – 7:30 p.m.; Sundays – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Mount Tabor Community Playhouse, 2179 County Road 17, Milford

Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

Bridge Marathon

If you are interested in playing in this year’s Prince Edward County Hospital Auxiliary’s Bridge Marathon, please find a partner and call Bev at 613-476-6479 before the end of January. The cost is $20 per person and each pair will play 10 games during April until October. Prizes are awarded at the final luncheon bridge in November. All proceeds go to our Hospital Auxiliary.

Date: April – October

Prince Edward County Soccer Association

Sports Registration

A sure sign of Spring. Saturday, April 1st the Prince Edward County Soccer Association will hold their in-person soccer registration at the Essroc Arena, Belleville Street, Wellington from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Date: Saturday, April 1st
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Essroc Arena, Belleville Street, Wellington

Prince Edward County Pet Food Bank

Fill The Van With Pet Food

The Prince Edward County Pet Food Bank is holding a ‘Fill The Van’ day on Saturday, April 1st, at No Frills grocery store, Loyalist Parkway in Picton, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Cat and dog food, both dry and wet needed, and treats are always welcome.  No Frills gift cards gratefully accepted.  County pets need your help.

Date: Saturday, April 1st
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Picton No Frills, Loyalist Parkway, Picton

Orange Lodge

Dance

An Orange Lodge Dance will be held on Saturday, April 1st at Orange Hall at 1825 York Road in Tyendinga Territory Band featuring  Jeff Code & Silver Wings. Dancing from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Cost $12 each. Dance, lunch, prizes Contact 613-396-6792 for more details

Date: Saturday, April 1st
Time: 8:00 p.m. to midnight
Location: 1825 York Road, Tyendinga Territory

The Storehouse Wellington Foodbank

Cram the Cruiser

Prince Edward County Ontario Provincial Police Auxiliary “Cram the Cruiser” will be held on Saturday, April 1st, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Pierson’s Foodland, Main Street, Wellington.  This is a Storehouse Food Bank fundraiser. Please bring a non-perishable food item or toiletry item, dish soap or laundry soap to help. Pierson’s Foodland will also be selling $5 grocery bags full of items that you can donate!

Date: Saturday, April 1st
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Pierson’s Foodland, Parking Lot, Main Street, Wellington

Picton United Church

Grampa’s Goodtime Gang Concert

Sunday, April 2nd, starting at 2:00 p.m. , join Grampa’s Goodtime Gang for an afternoon of toe-tapping music at Picton United Church, 12 Chapel Street, Picton. This is a fundraiser for community programs. $15 at the door. For information call 613-476-6050.

Date: Sunday, April 2nd
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 12 Chapel Street, Picton

Prince Edward Collegiate Institute Productions

William Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Prince Edward Collegiate Institute Productions proudly presents public performances of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth on Thursday April 6th through to Saturday, April 8th at 7:00 p.m., 41 Barker Street, Picton. Admission is free but seating is limited. Starting March 1st, reservation passes will be available at Books and Company or by emailing msheahan@hpedsb.on.ca. Come on out and support the youth of Prince Edward County.

Date: Thursday, April 6th, Friday, April 7th and Saturday, April 8th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Prince Edware Collegiate Institute, Gym B, 41 Barker Street, Picton

John M. Parrott Gallery

Opening Reception

‘Reality,’ the 29th Annual Secondary School Show, is on at the Parrott Gallery from Thursday, April 6th until Wednesday, April 16th. Meet these talented artists at the opening reception on Thursday, April 6th from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. For further information please call 613-968-6731 x2240 or email gallery@bellevillelibrary.ca

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

Family Dentistry at Picton

Dental Wishes

Family Dentistry at Picton is very excited to be holding their first “Dental Wishes” event! One of three wishes will be granted for FREE ! A dental cleaning or a filling or a tooth removal. Be sure to arrive early as this is a one day event. Friday April 7th from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at 45 Main Street, Suite 2, Picton.

Date: Friday, April 7th
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: 45 Main Street, Suite 2, Picton

Belleville Club 39

Dance

Belleville Club 39 presents the music of Freddyvette-Rhinestone Plowboys on Friday, April 7th 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. Table snacks available (for this dance only). For information call 613-966-6596

Date: Friday, April 7th
Time: 8:00 p.m. to midnight
Location: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 99, 132 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

The de Vries Natural Heritage Collection

Rockin’ Music Night

The de Vries Natural Heritage Collection presents a Rockin’ Music Night starring The Reasons, The Reasonettes & Guests on April 7th at 6.30 p.m. at the Wellington Legion Branch 160, 364 Main Street, Wellington. And you can enjoy a chili Dinner. Advance tickets $15 or 2 for $25 available at Wellington Home Hardware and Books & Company in Picton.

Date: Friday, April 7th
Time: 6.30 p.m.
Location: The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 160, 364 Main Street, Wellington

Sonrise Christian Academy

Kindergarten Open House

Children entering either Junior or Senior in September of 2017 are invited to bring a parent and experience a morning of kindergarten at the Sonrise Christian Academy on Tuesday, April 11th from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at 58 Johnson Street, Picton. The morning will consist of what kindergarten is all about – learning, play, crafts and snack. Please call the school 613-476-7883 so they can plan for your visit.

Date: Tuesday, April 11th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Location: 58 Johnson Street, Picton

Prince Edward Family Health Team

Bake for Hospice

Pies, pies, pies, you won’t believe your eyes! The Prince Edward Family Health Team is holding their Bake for Hospice Sale on Thursday, April 13th, at 35 Bridge Street, Picton starting at 9:00 a.m. and until they are gone.   The sale features plenty of pies and other baked goods for your Easter Weekend. Go early and bring cash. Contact Pat at 613-476-0400 ext. 301 for more information.

Date: Thursday April 13th
Time: 9:00 a.m. until they’re gone!
Location: Unit 1, 35 Bridge Street, Picton

Prince Edward County Soccer Association

Sports Registration

The Prince Edward County Soccer Association will hold its last in-person registration for soccer on Saturday, April 15th at the Picton Town Hall, above the old firehall, Ross Street, Picton from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  Don’t miss out.

Date: Saturday, April 15th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Picton Town Hall, above the old Firehall, Ross Street, Picton

Rotary Club of Picton

Waterfalls of Prince Edward County

The Rotary Club of Picton will be holding the 2017 Waterfalls of Prince Edward County tour Saturday, April 15th and Sunday, April 16th, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The two locations are Cape Vessy, 3718 County Road 8 & Jackson Falls, 1749 County 17. Donations will go to the Rotary Water Project. For more information please contact Jim at 613-476-1309 or go to pictonrotary.ca

Date: Saturday,April 15th & Sunday, April 16th
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: 3718 County Road 8 and 1749 County Road 17

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

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

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

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

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

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

Prince Edward Learning Centre

Career Focus Wage Subsidy

Prince Edward County businesses and non-profits may now register with Prince Edward Learning centre for the federal Career Focus Wage Subsidy program to hire new, young employees. Do you have a vacant position and are willing to hire a person, aged 30 and under, just starting their career? Call today to see how you might qualify for a wage subsidy! 613-476-1811.

 

Baxter Arts Centre

Studio School

Give an inspired gift this Christmas. A hands-on weekend workshop in an artists’ studio, learning to blow glass, paint in a carefree style, print an etched masterpiece, make a fused glass dish, or beaded jewellery. Go to www.baxterstudioschool.com and find an unusual, yet inspiring, creative gift to give that special person. Workshops take place on weekends in Spring 2017.

 

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

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

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

Loyalist Humane Society

Volunteers Needed

The Loyalist Humane Society urgently needs a dedicated team of volunteers who can commit to a consistent shift every week. In a typical 2 to 3 hour shift, you can give a roomful of cats clean water, tidy up their beds, and get to know them. You and some friends can make a big difference in getting them adopted. Call 613 847 3243 for details or visit the centre at 1297 County Road 4, Picton

 

Arts on Main Gallery

Winter Magic

Arts on Main Gallery presents, Winter Magic, featuring ONE X ONE, a show within a show of original 12” x 12” artwork for $100. This eclectic exhibition of 25 County artists opens November 9th and continues until January 30th, 2017.  Open daily 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  The gallery is located at 223 Main Street, Picton. For more information go to artsonmaingallery.

Date: Wednesday, November 9th – Monday, January 30th
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Arts on Main Gallery, 223 Main Street, Picton

Picton United Church Food Bank

Volunteers

The Picton United Church Food Bank is in urgent need of volunteers. Their client needs have been increasing and volunteer numbers decreasing so any help would be greatly appreciated.  Anyone interested in volunteering please call either Ellen at 613 645 2087 or Phyllis at 613 476 7203

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Location: Picton United Church, Chapel Street, Picton