Countylive’s Community Calendar
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 Afternoons – The 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 Evenings – The 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 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.
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UNTIL May 26 – Art on the Shelf – An original art show and sale of works from 28 artists. Proceeds to benefit the Picton library. The show runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays including Victoria Day, from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Black Prince Winery, 13370 Loyalist Parkway, Picton.
May 22 – PECI’s 19th Annual Fashion Show hosted by Entrepreneurship students at 7pm in PECI’s auditorium. Tickets $5 per person, and all proceeds to Sarah Reddick, a fellow student battling leukemia for the second time, and her family. The show will feature local fashions from Beach Bum, Seeley’s, City Revival, Lady Gray, Giant Tiger, The Galloping Goat and PECI’s athletic department. Tickets at PECI and Books and Company.
May 23 – Quarter Moon Coffee House – 7:30 pm at Bloomfield Town Hall. Open Stage music. Free admission.
May 24 – PA Day for students
May 24 – Landscape Photography & Camera Modes Course at the Grange – Understand how to use the different modes on your digital camera to capture the best possible photo. Experiment with the different settings and compare. Click here for more info.
May 24 – PC File Management Workshop at Picton Library – 10 am – 3 pm (1 hour for lunch). Pre-requisite: Basic Internet Skills Workshops or equivalent. The workshop will cover basic file management on a PC only (for MAC/tablet file management, please contact the Picton computer lab to set up a 1:1 appointment at 613-476-5962 or email@example.com). File management includes how to create and move files/folders, how to rename files/folders, how to sort files/folders, and how to adjust icons/thumbnails. If you have a PC laptop, please bring it with you. If you do not, a laptop will be provided. To register, please contact Whitney Lee at 613-476-5962 or firstname.lastname@example.org
May 24 – Babysitting Course at OEYC – 10 McFarland Court, Picton – 9 am – 4 pm. Cost is $40 per child. For children 12 years and older. Information from Red Cross and St. John’s Babysitting Courses is covered. Registration is required. Call 613-476-8142 or email email@example.com.
May 25-26 – Free TV Electronics drop off event at Home Hardware, Picton, parking lot from 9 a.m. top 4 p.m. Acceptable items include televisions, computers and peripherals, cell phones, cameras and radios.
May 25 – 3rd Annual Indoor PECCS “Better than a” Yard Sale – Hosted by the Prince Edward. Doors open 9am – 2pm. Quality treasures, Garden perennials, Coffee Shop & Bake Sale, BBQ Burgers & Hot dogs! Something for everyone!
May 25 – CRAM THE CRUISER Food Drive for the Picton United Church County Food Bank Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Sobeys Parking Lot, Picton. Sponsored by the OPP Auxiliary. Monetary donations also welcome.
May 25 – Dinner and Dance for Hospice Prince Edward – Wellington & District Community Centre featuring The Reasons, hosted by Wellington UC. Doors open 5pm; dinner 6pm by Wheelhouse Catering; Dance 8pm-12am. Advance tickets $40 per person. Call Shelley Fredericks 613.399.1179
May 25 – Friends Better Book Sale & Plant Sale at Picton Library – 10 am – 2 pm. Come get great book deals at the semi-annual Better Books sale held by the Friends of the Picton Library. This is a library fundraiser to help raise funds for landscaping and improvements to the front of the branch. There will also be a plant sale along the side of the building.
May 26 – Quinte Symphony concert 7 p.m. at Bridge St. Church, Belleville. Beautiful music for the start of summer and graduation, plus a touch of hilarious comedy. Tickets at the door. $20 adult, $15 senior, $10 students. Children with adult free.
May 26 – Consecon & Area Ratepayers Association annual general meeting 1- 2:30pm at Consecon Masonic Hall.
May 29 – Wellington Seniors Luncheon Social – Good food and conversation at Prince Edward Community Care’s Seniors Luncheon Social at the Wellington Town Hall on Wednesday, May 29th at 12 noon. Wheel House and Occasions Catering is preparing homemade soup, breast of chicken in a mushroom cream sauce, rice, yellow beans, coleslaw, buns and butter, coconut cream pie, coffee 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 near Wellington. 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. www.communitycareforseniors.org
MAY 31 – Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Tag Day Friday, May 31st. Buy a tag and support our hospital. All proceeds go toward the purchase of a stretcher for our hospital.
May 31 – PC/MAC Software Maintenance at Picton Library – 10 am – 3 pm (1 hour for lunch). Pre-requisites: Basic Internet Skills or equivalent. For more information and to register, please contact Eric Pierce at 613-476-5962 or firstname.lastname@example.org
May 31 – June 1 Quinte Isle Bluegrass Celebration at Quinte Isle Campark to raise funds for the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. Click here for more
June 1 – 2 – Great Canadian Cheese Festival – Crystal Palace, Picton. Click here for schedule of events and vendors.
June 7 – Choosing a PC or Tablet Computer Information Session at Picton Library – 1 – 3 pm. For more information or to register, please contact Eric Pierce at 613-476-5962 or email@example.com
June 7 & 8 – PEC Relay for Life – Click here for more details or to make a donation
June 8 – Zests first year anniversary – You’re invited to the celebration! There will be sales, food and drink and of course, there will be cake! Click here for more info!
June 8 - Yogathon Fundraiser at Wellington Community Centre for Prince Edward County Music Festival’s Children’s Concerts in the Fall. 9-12 one hour $10 Bring a mat or not. Stretch for a cause. Beginners welcome.
June 9 – Taste the Heritage – Ameliasburgh Historical Museum
June 13 – Quarter Moon Coffee House – 7:30 pm at Bloomfield Town Hall. Open Stage music. Free admission.
June 14 – Ancestry.com Library Edition Information Session at Picton Library – 10 am – Noon. Pre-requisite: Basic Internet Skills or equivalent. Learn how to research your family roots with the most popular genealogy software application, ancestry.com. This valuable resource is available at the library for free! To register, please contact Whitney Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 613-476-5962
June 14 – 16 – PE Curling Club Antique Show & Sale – Picton Fairgrounds. Dealers from across Ontario. Admission $4, Fri. 4 – 8, Sat. 10 – 5, Sun. 11 – 4. Lunch available.
June 19 – Music Night in Wellington Town Hall – 7 pm. Free admission, refreshments, donations accepted for Quinte Educational Museum & Archives.
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.
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 27 – Last Day of School!
June 27 – Quarter Moon Coffee House – 7:30 pm at Bloomfield Town Hall. Open Stage music. Free admission.
July 8 – 12 – History Alive! Summer Experience Camps for Kids - Book by the day or by the week. A different museum location each day of the week! Click here for more info!
July 8 – Landscape Photography & Composition Course at the Grange – Good composition will immediately strengthen your photos. Through lecture, examples, discussion and practical exercises you will develop your photographic eye. Click here for more info.
July 8 – 11 – CAMP ROC 2013 – New at PECI. Soccer, Ball Hockey, Basketball & Creative Arts with new local coaches (including Rob Garden) and new art activities! For boys & girls from 7 – 14 years of age. $80/child. Find us on Facebook to register (CLICK HERE). ROC, Recreation Outreach Centre 613-476-7902 Ext. 218, 613-968-0802, 41 Barker St. Picton
July 14 – Concerts in the Park Kitchen Party – 6 – 8:30pm. Rain or Shine. North Marysburgh Community Centre, 2699 County Road 8 in Waupoos. Bring your lawnchairs! Canteen Open.
July 28 – Concerts in the Park The Reasons – 6 – 8:30pm. Rain or Shine. North Marysburgh Community Centre, 2699 County Road 8 in Waupoos. Bring your lawnchairs! Canteen Open.
August 11 – Free Concerts in the Park Fade Kings – 6 – 8:30pm. Rain or Shine. North Marysburgh Community Centre, 2699 County Road 8 in Waupoos. Bring your lawnchairs! Canteen Open.
August 12 – 16 – History Alive! Summer Experience Camps for Kids - Book by the day or by the week. A different museum location each day of the week! Click here for more info!
September 13 – Landscape Photography & Lighting Course at the Grange – Become aware of lighting, its quality, direction and colour. The unique setting of The Grange offers endless possibilities to play with light. Click here for more info.
October 5 – John McDermott 20th Anniversary Tour – Save the date Saturday, Oct. 5 at Picton United Church. Tickets $40. Details to be announced. Proceeds to the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
Come out & enjoy the music every other Thursday!