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THINGS TO DO in Prince Edward County from June 21 – July 1

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June 29 – MILFORD MARKET Celebrates Canada Day – OPEN 9-2. Performances by Becky Elliott & Dean Austin. An appearance by MIX 97. All-day activities include regular vendors, kids games & BBQ

The Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward County is looking for volunteers and Board members! Call Linda for more information 613-476-2085.

TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly -Tuesdays & Wednesdays! First visit free, no obligation to join. 476-3894; Gena 399-3461 or 393-2819.

MONDAYS – Overeaters Anonymous meets at Bloomfield United Church Hall at 9:30 am. 613-476-0351 or 613-476-3949

TUESDAYS – Come & Enjoy Tai Chi – Bloomfield Town Hall at 9:30 a.m. Drop-in cost $3 per class.

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT AfternoonsThe Alzheimers Society of Prince Edward County welcomes caregivers and their partners on the second Tuesday of the month at 1pm at 90 King Street, Picton office. These couples who face challenges inherent in living with dementia can share common concerns in a safe, understanding environment. Always a learning experience for all involved. Educational aids and literature also available. Call 613 476 2085 for details, or more information.

EVERY WEDNESDAY – Darts – 7:30 p.m. at the Prince Edward Yacht Club, 30 Fairfield St., Picton.

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT EveningsThe Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward County caregivers group meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm. For caregivers of people experiencing dementia, the focus of the group is on the challenges of looking after someone living with dementia, the challenges and experiences and solutions. The latest progress in research and the literature are also discussed.

BUSY FEET PLAYGROUP – This active, gross motor playgroup offers physical activities for children 2-6 years old. Please bring/wear non-marking shoes for the auditorium.

AL-ANON - for people affected by someone’s drinking. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays. AL-ATEEN Tuesdays. Contact 1-866-951-3711.

YOGA CLASSES – Athol Recreation Yoga Class at the Athol Town Hall Tuesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 pm – and Thursdays, 9:30 – 10:30 am.

Hospice Prince EdwardIf you are having trouble coping with the death of a loved one, this group could be of some support for you. Call 613-476-2181 ex 4519.

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Open Houses in June to Celebrate Seniors’ Month – Community Care will have the coffee on for four Wednesdays in June, to celebrate Seniors’ Month in Ontario. Stop in between 2 and 4pm on Wednesday June 5, 12, 19 or 26th and learn more about services for seniors and about how to volunteer. Community Care is located in The Armoury, 206 Main Street in Picton. Community Care helps seniors live at home. Call 613-476-7493 for more information.

Hospice-coffee-600UNTIL June 19 – Public Largest Coffee Party public events in support of Hospice Prince Edward. Click the poster to see dates and locations.

PEC-community-conversations-posterJune 18 and 26 – Join in on a Community Conversation with the County Community Foundation and United Way of Quinte. Share your thoughts and ideas about the community’s strengths and what you see for its future. Meet at the Ameliasburgh Town Hall June 18 at 10 a.m.; the Wellington and District Community Centre at 2:30 p.m. and at Macaulay Church in Picton on June 26 at 2 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Call the County Community Foundation for details at 613 476 7901 x 218

June 18 – Thrift Shop EVERYTHING 50% off Sale – Community Care’s Thrift Shop will be holding a sale with 50% off EVERYTHING to celebrate Seniors’ Month in June! This is a one day only event on Tuesday, June 18th from 10 am – 4 pm at 281 Main Street in Picton. Community Care helps seniors live at home. For information call 613-476-1555.

June 19 – Picton Seniors Luncheon Social – Seniors will gather for good food and conversation at Prince Edward Community Care’s, Seniors Luncheon Social in Picton on Wednesday, June 19th at 12 noon. Wheel House and Occasions Catering is preparing homemade soup. roast loin of pork, homemade apple sauce, mashed potatoes, green beans, strawberry cake, coleslaw, bread and butter, coffee and tea for $10.00 per person. Reserve your place by the Tuesday prior at 12 noon by calling 613-476-7493. Seniors are asked to bring their own soup bowl, plate, cup and cutlery. If you can’t come to the hall for this meal it can be delivered to shut-in seniors who live in Picton. If you wish to have a take-out meal please advise when you register. The price is the same for take out and eat in. We’ll be back in Consecon, Milford and Wellington in the fall.

June 19 – Music Night in Wellington Town Hall – 7 pm. Free admission, refreshments, donations accepted for Quinte Educational Museum & Archives.

June 21 – Thrift Shop Open House – There will be an Open House at Community Care’s Thrift Shop to celebrate Seniors’ Month in June. Thinking about volunteering at the Thrift Shop? Stop by for a coffee, chat and a tour on Friday, June 21, 2013 from 11 am – 3pm at 281 Main Street in Picton. Community Care helps seniors live at home. For information call 613-476-1555.

June 20 – 26 – Secondary School student exams!

June 22 – Treats, Treasures & Crafts Sale – QEMA fundraiser at Bloomfield Town Hall, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm. Lunch & refreshments available. Call 613-393-3115 to book your table.

Paddle-for-PawsJUNE 22 – Paddle for Paws fundraising event for Loyalist Humane Society, 10 a.m. starting at the McFarland Conservation Area on Glenora Road. Open to any type of paddle craft. Prizes, Dragon Boat demonstration. cost is $25 per person and pre-registration is required. Contact Kerry at 613 393-2263 or All funds raised will go to the Loyalist Humane Society.
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June 22 – Get Happy with the Justus Choir from Mississauga performing with Rising Star winners Roanna Kitchen and Amy Rutherford in a fundraiser for the Recreation Outreach Centre of Picton which helps young people meet, share ideas, sports and make informed choices. 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main St., Picton. Tickets $15 adults; $10 students.

June 23 – Concerts in the Park – 6 – 8:30pm. Rain or Shine. Grandpa’s Goodtime Gang, North Marysburgh Community Centre, 2699 County Road 8 in Waupoos. Bring Your Lawnchairs, Canteen Open.

June 25 – Public meeting for PEC Memorial Hospital Foundation – In recognition and appreciation of the outstanding support of the PEC community, the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation will report on fundraising initiatives now and into the future. The public is welcome to attend, Tuesday, June 25, at 10 a.m. at the Picton Town Hall, 2 Ross St. Speakers to include: Leo Finnegan – President, PEC Foundation, Larry Matheson – Past President, PECMH Foundation, Lisa Thompson – RBC Dominion Securities – Investment Portfolio Manager, Jeff Snider, CA – Wilkinson & Co. – Presentation of Financial Statement, Anna Marie Ferguson – Executive Director – PECMH Foundation, Fran Donaldson – Past President – PECMH Auxiliary, Peggy Payne – President – PECMH Auxiliary.

June 25 – Home Health Care Expo presented by The South East Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) at the Crystal Palace in Picton from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 25. Displays and presentations from local community services and vendors. The keynote speaker at noon Shirley Roberts, author of Doris Inc: a Business Approach to Caring for Your Elderly Parents. Registration is free and a complimentary lunch will be provided. Register online at or toll free at 1.800.209.4810 Ext 25

June 27 – Last Day of School!

June 27 – Quarter Moon Coffee House – 7:30 pm at Bloomfield Town Hall. Open Stage music. Free admission.

June 28 – Tag Day – Prince Edward Community Care volunteers will be stationed throughout Picton, Bloomfield and Wellington to sell tags in support of programs to help seniors stay living at home. Please give generously. To be a tagger for 3 hours please drop by the office at 206 Main Street, Picton or call 613-476-7493.

canadian_flagJune 29 – MILFORD MARKET Celebrates Canada Day – OPEN 9-2. Performances by Becky Elliott & Dean Austin. An appearance by MIX 97. All-day activities include regular vendors, kids games & BBQ

June 29, 30 & July 1 – CANADA DAY! Click here to see what’s happening in Wellington

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  1. Roy Richburg says:

    Roy Richburg…

    Thanks a lot for the blog….

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