NOTE: Thanks to sponsorships, the photo talks available free of charge.
Feb. 17 FOOD BANK DRIVE – 7 p.m. at the Wellington Essroc Arena. Bring in a non-perishable food item, toiletries, dish or laundry soap to help the Storehouse Foodbank in Wellington.
Feb. 17th EverFit Social Night 5:30-7:30pm at 8 Stanley St., Bloomfield. Getting to know each other and join in on the formation of a “healthy community”! Everybody welcome! Potluck dinner – Bring your own plates/utensils as well as a dish to share. RSVP please by Thursday, Feb 16th at 4pm.
Feb. 20 – Prince Edward Community Care office and thrift shop will be closed for Family Day on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Meals on Wheels will go out as usual.
Feb. 22 – Seniors Luncheon Social – in Consecon Enjoy lunch with old and new friends on Wednesday, Feb. 22nd, 2017 at noon. The menu features homemade soup, roast beef with gravy & horseradish, mashed potatoes, apple pie, bread and butter, coffee & tea. The cost is $10 per person. Reserve your place by the Tuesday prior at noon by calling 613-476-7493. This event is sponsored by The Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association and will be held in the Consecon United Church Hall. Take out and delivery to housebound seniors who live near Consecon are available. www.communitycareforseniors.org
FEB.28 – TERRY SPRAGUE presentation on the Community Wildlife Monitoring Program. 7p.m., Bloomfield Town Hall. Admission is free of charge and everyone is welcome!
March 1 – INCOME TAX help. Starting March 1, 2017 Prince Edward Community Care volunteers complete income tax returns for seniors 60+ who live in Prince Edward County and whose single income is $30,000 or lower or whose household income is $40,000 or lower, you may be eligible for the program. There is no charge, donations are accepted. Home visits can be arranged for
seniors who are shut-in. For information call 613-476-7493.
Seniors Walking Program – Community Care for Seniors walking programs at Picton and Wellington Monday to Fridays at PECI, CML Snider and Wellington arena. Register by calling 476-7493.
TOPS-Take Off Pounds Sensibly- Tues/ Bloomfield Betty-476-3894, Wed/Picton -Gena 399-3461, Thurs-Carrying Place-Cindy 210-0440. First visit free, no obligation to join
MONDAYS – Overeaters Anonymous meets at Bloomfield United Church Hall at 9:30 am. 613-476-0351 or 613-476-3949
Tuesdays – Babies & Beyond program for teen parents and their babies. Meet in basement at Picton United Church from 11:30 to 2. Lunch, baby care and parent resources provided. Family Health Team nurse, Resource Consultants, Infant Development, Early Childhood Educators and Health Nurses available weekly. call Susan at 613-476-8142 or Bonnie at 613-476-8252 ext. 24
10 a.m. 35 Church Street, Picton Free Membership. Contact: Jennifer Lyons, Head Curator 613-476-2148 x258
BUSY FEET PLAYGROUP – The Hub child and family centre offers a free Busy Feet program every Thursday night 5 to 7 pm at QE school auditorium for 2 to 6 year old children. Lots of physical activity wear your running shoes. Call 613-476-8142 for information
AL-ANON – for people affected by someone’s drinking. Tuesdays and Thursdays. AL-ATEEN Tuesdays. Contact 1-866-951-3711.
Hospice Prince Edward – If 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.
Volunteer Drivers Needed – Volunteer Drivers escort seniors to medical appointments and essential shopping. Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors www.communitycareforseniors.org
Donate used items to Community Care’s Thrift Shop – Take your good used items to Prince Edward Community Care’s Thrift Shop, 153 Main Street, Picton Monday 1pm-4pm, Tuesday to Saturday 10am-4pm. 100 per cent of the proceeds go toward helping seniors live at home. 613-476-1555.www.communitycareforseniors.org
The HUB Child and Family Centre has the Baby Box store at 10 McFarland Court . Baby products at discount costs. Sponsored by the United Way and Community Development Council. Call 613-476-8142
The Hub child and family centre offers free playgroups. Call 613-476-8142 for information
Alcoholics Anonymous open 12×12 meetings Wednesdays at 8pm in the Picton Hospital boardroom.