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quarter-moon-coffee-houseFeel 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.

The Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward County welcomes volunteers and board members! Call for more information 613-476-2085.

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-CarryingPlace-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. 243

History book Club – Third Thursdays of the Month -  Macaulay hosts a special book club for history lovers, featuring both contemporary and historical literature. Visit for the reading list. 10 a.m. 35 Church Street, Picton Free Membership. Contact: Jennifer Lyons, Head Curator 613-476-2148 x258

Public Swim Hours at PEFAC – Prince Edward Fitness & Aquatic Centre – Tuesday and Thursday evening  7-8:30pm, Saturday 1-3pm and Sunday 10am-noon. Cost: $5/child (16 and under), $6/adult (over 16); $15/family. FREE public swims on the first Sunday of every month.

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.

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT EveningsThe Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward County caregivers group meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 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. Tuesdays and Thursdays. AL-ATEEN Tuesdays. Contact 1-866-951-3711.

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.

Volunteer Drivers Needed – Volunteer Drivers escort seniors to medical appointments and essential shopping.  If you enjoy driving and meeting people, Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors want to discuss with you volunteer opportunities tailored to your availability.  The life you change may be yours!  Prince Edward County Community Care’s volunteers support seniors to live at home.

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. For more information call the Thrift Shop at 613-476-1555.

Register today! – The HUB child and family centre at 10 McFarland Court is holding registration for the The HUB CLUBS for children 5 to 12 years old. The Art and Science and The Cooking Clubs begin Sept. 15. Registration is required. For more information contact or call 613-476-8142

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SEPT. 10-26 – Keep Kids Warm this winter! Do you need some help fitting your
children with winter clothes? The Adopt-A-Child program supports working families
and those in need of assistance. Registration starts Wednesday, Sept 10th and continues Mondays to Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until Sept. 26 at the OPP Prince Edward County detachment, 569 County Road 1, Picton. Those wishing to make donations to help the program can: telephone  613-969-5555 to donate by VISA or MasterCard; mail: Adopt A Child, P.O Box 488, Belleville, ON, K8N 5B2
or Belleville Police Service,  ATTN: Adopt A Child, 93 Dundas St., E, Belleville, ON
K8N 1C2 Or online at:

September 15 – October – The County’s Largest Coffee Party – we appreciate everyone’s support,  and remember – 100% of the funds raised will go to support our community residential hospice.  All donations of $20 or more will be receipted.
County Drug Store – 219 Main Street, Picton – September 15 All day
The Lunch Box – 1-11 MacSteven Drive – September 16 from 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Portabella – 265 Main Street Picton – September 17 from 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Beck and Call – Main  Street, Picton – September 19 from 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Penny’s Pantry – 10 Elizabeth Street – September 19 from 10 am – 3 pm
Wellington Legion Manor – 68 Maple Street, Wellington – Sept. 20 from 11 am – 1 pm
St. Gregory’s Catholic Church – 7 Church Street, Picton – September 21 at 11 a.m.
Salvation Army Church Picton – September 21 at Noon
Picton Library Picton – September 23 from 1 – 3 PM
Hope Centre – 46 King Street, Picton – September 26 at 7 PM
Wellington United Church, Wellington – September 28 at 11:30 AM
St. Mary Magdalene Church – Main Street, Picton – TBA – 1st week October

September 17 – Wednesday Bridge starts – 1 – 4 p.m. at the Curling Club. No partner, no problem. Cost $4.

September 17 – Turkey Supper at St. Philips in Milford – 5 – 7 p.m. Adults 15, Children under 12 free.

September 17 – Milford Seniors Luncheon Social. Good food and conversation at Prince Edward Community Care’s, Seniors Luncheon Social in Milford  at  noon. Homemade soup, roast beef & horseradish, baby carrots, coleslaw, rolls and butter, and cherry cheesecake for dessert, all topped off with coffee & tea for $10 per person. Reserve your place by the Tuesday prior at noon by calling 613-476-7493. Bring soup bowl, plate, cup and cutlery. Delivery to housebound seniors who live near Milford available.   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.

SEPT. 18Hospital Auxiliary 80th celebration – Members and friends invited to join the PECM Hospital Auxiliary for its 80th Anniversary Luncheon celebration. A three-course plated meal and humourist speaker at Isaiah Tubbs restaurant Thursday, Sept. 18 at noon. $20 in advance. Contact Liz Jones at 613.476.6250

SEPT. 18 – As part of Coffee Break, the Alzheimer Societies of Belleville-Hastings-
Quinte and Prince Edward County will be selling Krispy Kreme donuts to raise funds
for local programs and services that help people living with dementia, and their
families. Krispy Kreme Selling Sites: BELLEVILLE – Alzheimer Society Office (Bay
View Mall), Bridge St. Church, Canadian Tire, Empire Theatre, Farmer’s Market
TRENTON – Bulk Barn, Wal-Mart; STIRLING – Foodland; TWEED – Valu-Mart
MARMORA -Valu-Mart; PICTON – Alzheimer Society Office (90 King St.), County Road
Farms, Giant Tiger, Home Hardware, Metro; ROSSMORE – Gilmour’s Meat Shop &
Deli; WELLINGTON – Pierson’s Foodland

SEPT. 19-20; 26-27 at 7:30 p.m. SEPT 21 and 28 at 2 p.m. The Marysburgh Mummers present Grace & Glorie. Tickets $15/adult and $10under 18. All proceeds to Hospice Prince Edward and the Hospital Foundation. Grace & Glorie is a warm comedy and poignant drama about two very different women (Paulina McMahon and Jennifer Sills) who are thrown together by pure chance at perhaps the most critical times of their lives and, by some miracle, find that their differences are exactly what each one needs.

September 20 – Alzheimer’s Society presents “A Changing Melody” – at the Royal Canadian Legion banquet hall in Picton, On. The day starts at 9:30 a.m. with registration and a continental breakfast.  The session begin at 10 a.m., lunch, the afternoon session, and closing at 3 p.m.  A registration fee of $25 covers the day. For information or to register call (613)476-2085 Fax (613)476-1537.

SEPT. 20 – Veterans’ Day – Glenwood Cemetery is hosting the annual Veterans’ Day “Honouring Those Who Fought for Peace” beginning at 10:45 a.m. The 45 minute ceremony will include parade, colour parties, pipe band and soloist.

Sept 25 – Quarter Moon Coffee House – Open stage music, alternating Thursdays at 7:30pm sharp! New Venue ! Baxter Arts Center, Stanley Street at Main Street, Bloomfield. The stage is open to professional and amateur musicians alike, and the musical styles run the whole spectrum country, folk, rock, classical and more. If you’re a musician you won’t find a more friendly, welcoming and appreciative audience. If you’re an audience member, you won’t find a more varied performance anywhere. The atmosphere is casual, and musicians sign the playlist when they hit the door. Coffee, tea, cookies and sweets are available … and admission is FREE, we just ask for donations at the door.

September 25 – Queen Elizabeth Back to School BBQ – 4 – 6 p.m. at Queen Elizabeth School in Picton. A great opportunity to see the classrooms and socialize with the school community. Free hot dogs, drinks and snacks for the whole family. See you there!

SEPT. 28 – Community Coffee Party for Hospice Prince Edward at 11:30, lower hall Wellington United Church. Free will donation with 100% funds raised for Hospice. Please join us for dessert & coffee!

September 29 to October 3, 2014 – The “Starlab” at Macaulay Heritage Park – 
A special travelling exhibit is coming from the Royal Ontario Museum, reserved during the day exclusively for visiting schools! Participants crawl into the Starlab and sit around a central projector to experience the stars and the constellations around them! Book your class early! Special evening program for the general public on Thursday, October 2nd.
Please call for details. 23 Church Street, Picton
Contact: Janice Hubbs, Site Curator 

October 4 – Picton Ultimate Road Rally – PURR will be a fun and challenging Road Rally to benefit Loyalist Humane Society.  Scavenger Hunt, puzzles, quizzes and pit stop challenges make up this Ultimate Road Rally.  $25 per adult (age 17+), $10 for children 12 to 16 and children under 12 are free.  Pre-registration required. Email for registration form and more information.

October 4 – Yard & Rummage Sale – St. Philip’s Anglican Church, Milford 10 am – 1 p.m. No early birds please.

October 4 – Mariners Memorial Service – South Bay United Church at 3 p.m. 613-476-8392

October 14 – WALKING PROGRAM – resumes in Picton & Wellington. Walk in a controlled and safe environment at Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors walking programs, Monday to Friday at the Prince Edward Collegiate Institute in Picton, at CML Snider Elementary School and at the Wellington & District Community Centre in Wellington.   Participants must register in advance.  This is a great opportunity for seniors and others to walk in a safe environment during the winter months.  Call The Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association at 613-476-7493 to register or for more information.

Nov. 28-30 – Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary County Festival of Trees Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 30  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. At Isaiah Tubbs Resort, West Lake. Silent auction, bucket draw, boutique, bake and preserves sale. Sponsored by the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, with all proceeds going to support healthcare needs in our community. For further information, call 613 476-2181 x 4427.

November 29 and December 6 & 13, 2014 – Wassail by Candlelight at Macaulay House
 – Take a break from the bustle and travel back in time to an 1850s holiday season! The kitchen hearth will offer an array of heritage foods to sample. Period decorations, aglow in candlelight, will fill the young and the young-at-heart with true Christmas spirit. Pick up special stocking stuffers from the museum’s unique gift shop. Held on Wassail weekends, a fantastic annual event hosted by the Prince Edward County Winegrowers Association.
2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 35 Church Street, Picton
Contact: Jennifer Lyons, Head Curator
 613-476-2148 ext.258

November 29 – Christmas Wreath & Basket Sale – Annual fundraiser for Glenwood Cemetery. Purchase wreaths & baskets for use in homes during the holiday season and for placement on monuments in memory of loved ones. 10 am – 1 m, Glenwood Chapel, 47 Ferguson St., Picton

December 1 – Picton Santa parade

December 6, 2014 – Christmas in the Village – 
Tour around various destinations in Ameliasburgh Village. Plan a stop at the Town Hall and decorate Christmas cookies and evergreens; drop by the Museum’s log cabin to experience an authentic settler Christmas; crafts and activities will be at the Victoria Schoolhouse and the Al Purdy Branch Library as well! This is a FREE family – friendly event!
1p.m. to 4p.m. at Village of Ameliasburgh
Admission by donation.
Contact: Jennifer Lyons, Head Curator
 613-476-2148 ext.258
To Register: Museums of Prince Edward County
613-476-2148 ext.426 or

December 7 – Wellington Santa parade

December 25 – Merry Christmas!

January 1 – Happy New Year!

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