May 6 – Gather waste to help save the planet! PECI’s Social and Environmental Justice League will host a collection of old tires, metals, computers or other electronics at the back parking lot of Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, on May 6th from 8:30am – 2pm. All proceeds go to the Loyalist Humane Society. Students advise that individuals ensure to wipe their hard-drives and leave appliances (like coffee-makers) at home.
May 6 – Annual Yard Sale Fundraiser for the South Shore Appeal Fund
Saturday, May 6 from 8am to 2pm at 14011 Hwy 33. (Rain date May 7).
May 7 – Consecon and Area Ratepayers Association 11th annual general meeting 2-3:30 p.m. at the Consecon Legion Branch 509. Highlights of the year, Canada 150/PEC 225 events. Dan Shaer, chair of the Friends of Wellers Bay and Ray Patterson, chair of the State of the Bay Committee have been invited as guest speakers. Membership open to all community residents.
MAY 11 – OPERA 101 – Older woman loves younger man; and then a pretty young heiress enters the picture. Enjoy County Diva Celine Papizewska’s talk about Richard Strauss’s “Der Rosenkavalier” on Thursday, May 11, at 4:00 p.m., in Bloomfield United Church. Admission is free and everyone’s welcome. Final Opera 101 until next fall!
May 13 – TERROIR 2017 – Enjoy a wine tour of The County wineries without leaving the Crystal Palace. Discover handcrafted, award winning wines with an unmistakeable sense of place. Saturday, May 13 at the Crystal Palace for a spring celebration of the newly-released wines from the highly acclaimed wineries in Prince Edward County. Save money and buy tickets online! $30 online / $35 at the door. Try wines and order bottles for pick-up the next day. www.countyterroir.ca
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. 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.