Countylive’s Community Calendar
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.
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 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.
CAREGIVERS SUPPORT Evenings – The 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 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. 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 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
OCT. 20 – Blood Donor Clinic PE Community Centre, Picton from 2-8 p.m.
OCT 25 – The HUB child and family centre Open House, Halloween Fun and MOM to MOM sale and swap is October 25th from 9 to noon at 10 McFarland Court. Call today to book a table for the sale for $5. Children will carve their own pumpkin, enjoy a costume a parade and face painting.
OCT. 27 – Municipal Election Day!
OCT 29 – Consecon Seniors Luncheon Social at Prince Edward Community Care’s, Seniors Luncheon Social in Consecon on Wednesday at noon. Homemade soup, roast turkey, dressing, gravy, cranberries, mashed potatoes, yellow beans, coleslaw, bread and butter, and fruit pie, all topped off with coffee & tea for $10 per person. Reserve your place by the Tuesday prior at 12 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 Consecon. 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
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 22, 23, 29 and December 6 – 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. 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 35 Church Street, Picton Contact: Jennifer Lyons, Head Curator www.countymemorytrail.ca 613-476-2148 ext.258 email@example.com
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
December 7th – Enjoy a live performance of The Nutcracker by the County School of Dance at the Regent Theatre. There will be shows at 1:00pm and at 7:00pm. Come and celebrate the holiday season.
December 7 – Wellington Santa parade
December 25 – Merry Christmas!
January 1 – Happy New Year!