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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.

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.

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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 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

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 – 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 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.  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. For more information call the Thrift Shop at 613-476-1555.  www.communitycareforseniors.org

EVERY WED 6  – 8 pm Fun Darts Night at the PICTON LEGION BR.#78. open to the public. If you can hit the board, you can play! Draw for new teams every week. Only a ‘loonie’ to play! All proceeds go to worthy Legion causes.
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 offer a free playgroup every Tuesday morning at Sophiasburgh school from 9:30 to 11:30 drop by and say hi it Catharine. Everyone who care for children birth to 6 years are welcome. This is a great opportunity for your children to get to know their school.

The Hub child care centre at Massassauga Rednersville School offer a free playgroup every Saturday morning 10 until noon. We want the Ameliasburgh community to come and see our new space and enjoy a fun interactive play time with you children birth to 6 years. Call 613-476-8142 for information

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CAS Angel Campaign office up and running. The tree is covered with angels, ready for pickup by supporters who would like to help make a child’s Christmas wonderful. Located at Benson Hall 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 613-848-7187 for further information.

December 16 – Ameliasburgh Rec Committee Meeting – Ameliasburgh Town Hall. Discussions of events past present and future in Ameliasburgh. New ideas and members always welcome. Have a say in events directly affecting you!

DEC 17 – Milford Seniors Luncheon Social Turkey Dinner at noon. Homemade soup, roast turkey , dressing, gravy, cranberries, mashed potatoes, mashed turnip, coleslaw, bread and butter, Christmas pudding, 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. If you can’t come to the hall for this meal it can be delivered to housebound seniors who live near Milford.

DEC. 18 – Community Care office will be closed from noon to 4:30 pm  for a Christmas event from noon to 4:30 pm. Office  will close at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 24th and will reopen on Monday, Dec. 29th at 9 am.  The office will be closed again on Thursday, Jan. 1st , reopening Friday, Jan. 2nd at 9.am. Meals on Wheels will be delivered as usual throughout the holidays. The Thrift Shop will be open 10am-1pm on Dec. 24th closed Dec. 25th and  26th and will reopen on Saturday, Dec. 27th at 10 am.  Closed again on Thursday, Jan. 1st.

December 25 – Merry Christmas!

January 1 – Happy New Year!

January 14 – Windy Village Open Stage in Wellington – 7:00pm and on the second Wednesdays of the month. Performers (any level) welcome. 2 songs performed in order of sign-up. Hosted by: Gord Sirot. Sound by: Through the Cedars Music Production, held at the Wellington Legion 364 Main Street, Wellington. Cash donations to the Storehouse Food Bank are accepted.

February 2 – Groundhog Day!

February 11 – Windy Village Open Stage in Wellington – 7:00pm and on the second Wednesdays of the month. Performers (any level) welcome. 2 songs performed in order of sign-up. Hosted by: Gord Sirot. Sound by: Through the Cedars Music Production, held at the Wellington Legion 364 Main Street, Wellington. Cash donations to the Storehouse Food Bank are accepted.

February 14 – Valentine’s Day <3

February 16 – Family Day

March 8 – Spring Forward – Remember to set your clocks one hour forward. Daylight Saving Time starts

March 11 – Windy Village Open Stage in Wellington – 7:00pm and on the second Wednesdays of the month. Performers (any level) welcome. 2 songs performed in order of sign-up. Hosted by: Gord Sirot. Sound by: Through the Cedars Music Production, held at the Wellington Legion 364 Main Street, Wellington. Cash donations to the Storehouse Food Bank are accepted.

March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day

April 3 – Good Friday

April 4 -  Milford Easter Parade – with the egg hunt to follow.  Hot chocolate and cold drinks can be purchased along with hotdogs ( we will have also some veggie dogs).

April 5 – Easter Sunday

April 8 – Windy Village Open Stage in Wellington – 7:00pm and on the second Wednesdays of the month. Performers (any level) welcome. 2 songs performed in order of sign-up. Hosted by: Gord Sirot. Sound by: Through the Cedars Music Production, held at the Wellington Legion 364 Main Street, Wellington. Cash donations to the Storehouse Food Bank are accepted.

May 10 – Mother’s Day (countylive.ca celebrates 5 years serving Prince Edward County!)

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