Countylive’s Community Calendar
|Aug. 31 – Learn about Ontario’s Rare and Native Plants – 7pm at the Ameliasburgh Town Hall with Peter Fuller, owner of Fuller Native and Rare Plants in Belleville,. He has combined his lifelong interest in horticulture with a fascination of the natural world by opening a nursery that specializes in propagating (from seed) perennials, grasses, ferns, shrubs and trees that are native to the Great Lakes region as well as specialty Arisaema and rock garden plants. Ameliasburgh Garden Club meets monthly at the Ameliasburgh Town Hall, 13 Coleman St. in Ameliasburgh.Sept 1 – at Macaulay Church Museum 7-9 pm speaker Rene Schmidt will be doing a talk on The Franklin Expedition – there is a Macaulay connection. Admission $5. Refreshments and books will be available.Sept 1 – Drop In Knit and Chat All levels welcome at the Milford Branch Library every Tuesday 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Sept. 1 – Welcome to Windows 10 – Information session 5-7 p.m. Call Amanda to register 476-5962
Sept 2 – Free Monthly Movie Night showing Women in gold at the Wellington Branch Library. 7 p.m.
Sept 2 – Free dinner with Food Not Bombs. Fruits and vegetables to take 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Benson Park. At Picton Town Hall if raining.
Sept. 3 – Weekly Thursday The Hub Playgroup Drop in 9:30-11 a.m. at the Picton Library.
Sept. 12 – Marysburgh Mummers auditions for ‘The Uphill Revival’ to be staged in November. Looking for men and women aged 30 to 60ish. To audition drop in to Mt. Tabor between 2 and 4 p.m. You will be asked to read material you will be given. Those who have already auditioned to not need to re-audition.
Sept. 15 – Wellington Library Benefit Bridge – Book your table. Sponsored by the Friends of Wellington Library, Wellington on the Lake Recreation Centre 1 p.m. $8 per person Light refreshemnts. Call Dianne at 399-2468.
Sept. 18 – Night of Enchantment – Join the Kitchen Family for an evening of dinner and a show, benefiting Hospice Prince Edward at The Beck and Call, 252 Main Street, Picton. Tickets are $40 per person. Contact Fran Renoy at 613 476-6485, Hospice Prince Edward at 613 645-4040. Charitable receipts will be issued for a portion of the ticket price. Cocktails – 5:30 Dinner – 6:30 Showtime – 7:30
Oct. 6 – FINDING HOPE – Wellington Recreation Center at noon. Hot lunch and opportunity to learn about abuse. Jan K., a senior from Wisconsin U.S.A., will tell about her 20-year-endurance in an abusive marriage. Learn how she escaped and
November 27-29 – FESTIVAL OF TREES – The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary annual County Festival of Trees at Isaiah Tubbs Resort. Friday and Saturday 10a.m. to 9p.m. and Sunday 10a.m. to 2p.m. Includes a silent auction of amazing decorated Christmas trees, bucket draw, Second Time Around Shop Boutique, bake & preserves sale, musical entertainment and more. Admission is free. All proceeds go to support healthcare needs in Prince Edward County.
Feel good about yourself! Aromatherapy massage, private and small group yoga and chair yoga classes with Janet Elson, of Heartwood Holistics, Cherry Valley. Visit the website or call 476-5440 for details.
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 – Come & Enjoy Tai Chi – Bloomfield Town Hall at 9:30 a.m. Drop-in cost $3 per class.
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
Fun Darts at Picton Legion Wednesday nights 6-8p.m
History book Club – Third Thursdays of the Month – Macaulay hosts a special book club for history lovers, featuring both contemporary and historical literature. Visit www.countymemorytrail.ca for the reading list. 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