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.
Public Swim Hours at PEFAC – Prince Edward Fitness & Aquatic Centre – Tuesday and Thursday evening 7-8:30pm, Saturday 1-3pm and Sunday 10am-12noon. 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 7:30 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. Tuesdays and Thursdays. AL-ATEEN Tuesdays. Contact 1-866-951-3711.
YOGA CLASSES – Athol Recreation Gentle Yoga Classes at the Athol Town Hall are Tuesdays at 5:30-6:30 and Thursdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. taught by Janet Elson. The fee is $5 per class (drop in). Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Bring water. Equipment is provided but if you have your own, feel free to bring it along. Bring a friend as well!
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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December 12 – Drop In Beginner French – 2 pm at Picton Library
December 13 – Loyalist Humane Society Christmas Bake & Craft Sale – 10 am – 1 pm at the Armoury Mall, Picton
December 14 – A Swingin’ Christmas with the Toronto All-Star Big Band – 8 pm. Captures the warmth, joy and magic of the holiday season.Fashioned in the tradition of the classic “Christmas Special” of yesteryear, this variety show will bring back memories and create new ones. It is a genuine time capsule that is sure to put you in the holiday spirit. Hot Cocoa for the soul. Tickets: $29 at the Regent Theatre, Picton theregenttheatre.org
December 14 – Thrift Shop Silent Auction closes – A great Christmas gift idea! Don’t miss out on the Jewellery Silent Auction which will close at 3pm sharp on Saturday, December 14th. Due to the generosity of donors, Prince Edward Community Care’s Thrift Shop is offering a silent auction of some truly lovely jewellery. Items are on display at the Thrift Shop at 281 Main St., Picton. 100% of the funds raised support programs for seniors in Prince Edward County. www.communitycareforseniors.org
December 15 – CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE The Friends of Wellington Library will present an afternoon of Christmas readings and music at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Wellington beginning at 2pm. Musical intervals and light refreshments. Proceeds support projects undertaken by the Friends of Wellington Library. Tickets: $12 at the Wellington Library in advance or at the door.
December 16 – Blood Donor Clinic PE Community Centre, 375 Main St., Picton, Main Hall. 2-8p.m. You can book an appointment online at www.blood.ca or phone 1 888 236 6283.
December 16 – Thrift Shop & Boutique closed – Both stores will close at 1pm on Monday, December 16th so that Community Care volunteers can attend a Christmas event. Opening as usual the next day at 10am.
December 17 – 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! firstname.lastname@example.org
December 17 – We Three Spies – a musical performance by the students of Sonrise Christian Academy – is the story of a covert group of Christmas Intelligence Kids who secretly bring Christmas cheer to the needy. But this year they are facing an especially difficult challenge. Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2 Corey St., Bloomfield. A free-will offering will be taken.
December 18 – Consecon Christmas Seniors Luncheon Social – Seniors will enjoy a festive meal at the Prince Edward Community Care Christmas Seniors Luncheon Social at the Consecon United Church hall at 12 noon. Wheel House and Occasions Catering is preparing homemade soup, roast turkey with dressing and cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and gravy, squash, rolls and butter, and Christmas pudding for dessert, 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. 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 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
December 19 – Community Care office will be closed – The Prince Edward Community Care office will be closed for a Christmas event from 12noon to 4:30 pm. www.communitycareforseniors.org
December 20 – PA Day – no school
December 23 – January 3 – Christmas break for students! Have a very happy holiday!
December 24 – Consecon United Church Christmas Eve Service – 7 pm. All invited!
December 24 – Christmas Eve Dinner at the Knoll – from 3 – 7 p.m. 3-Course Plated Turkey Dinner. $26 per person ($20.80 per person Tubbs Clubb)
December 25 – Christmas Dinner & Fellowship – Noon at PE Community Centre, Picton. Home deliveries and rides available – Call 613-476-2622 or 613-471-1115 before December 23 if possible (613-471-0905 Dec. 25) Sponsored by Gilead Fellowship & many friends.
December 25 – Christmas Day Grand Buffet at the Knoll – Seating at 1:00, 3:30 & 6:00 p.m. Carved Honey Glazed Ham, Roast Turkey with Traditional Dressing, Asparagus Wrapped Sole in Saffron Cream, Candied Yams, Lynn Leavitt’s Angus Beef Stew in Red Wine, Baked Cavatappi Pasta, Mashed Potatoes, Vegetable Medley, Chilled Roast Salmon, Shrimp Cocktail, Hearty Soup, Assorted Winter Salads, Decadent Desserts, Sliced Fruit, Apple Crumble and Christmas Pudding. $30 per person ($24 per person Tubbs Clubb) 613.393.2090
December 25 – Christmas Day!
December 31 – New Year’s Eve Grand Buffet Dinner & Dance at the Knoll – Buffet served between 6-8 pm. Live Entertainment starts at 9 pm from Six Feet Under. Champagne Toasts at Midnight and Party Favours. Roast Prime Rib of Beef with Horseradish and Au Jus, Chicken Breast with Herb Butter Stuffing, Lobster Risotto, Shrimp Jambalaya, Rice Pilaf, Made-to-Order Pasta Bar, Medley of Vegetables, Roasted Potatoes, Salmon and Mussel Bar, Shrimp Cocktail, Kiwi Mussels, Assorted Winter Salads, Decadent Desserts, Tea & Coffee $65 per person ($55 Tubbs Clubb Members) 613.393.2090
January 1 – New Year’s Day!
January 8 – Windy Village Open Stage – Wellington Legion, 364 Main St. W., Wellington. 7pm. Cash donations to the Storehouse Food Bank are accepted. Coffee and snacks provided. Performers (any level) and audience welcome. FORMAT: 2 SONGS, PLAY IN SIGNUP ORDER
January 21 – 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! email@example.com
February 12 – Windy Village Open Stage – Wellington Legion, 364 Main St. W., Wellington. 7pm. Cash donations to the Storehouse Food Bank are accepted. Coffee and snacks provided. Performers (any level) and audience welcome. FORMAT: 2 SONGS, PLAY IN SIGNUP ORDER
March 12 – Windy Village Open Stage – Wellington Legion, 364 Main St. W., Wellington. 7pm. Cash donations to the Storehouse Food Bank are accepted. Coffee and snacks provided. Performers (any level) and audience welcome. FORMAT: 2 SONGS, PLAY IN SIGNUP ORDER
April 9 – Windy Village Open Stage – Wellington Legion, 364 Main St. W., Wellington. 7pm. Cash donations to the Storehouse Food Bank are accepted. Coffee and snacks provided. Performers (any level) and audience welcome. FORMAT: 2 SONGS, PLAY IN SIGNUP ORDER