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Until July 11 –  Jewellery Silent Auction at Prince Edward Community Care’s Thrift Shop at 153 Main St., Picton.  Bidding starts at 1 pm on June 29 and closes at 2 pm  on  July 11th.  All funds raised support programs for seniors in Prince Edward County.  www.communitycareforseniors.org

July 4-12Free Family Fishing Week – To encourage families to explore the great outdoors, Ontarians can fish without buying a licence during Family Fishing Week from July 4-12.

July 7 – 10 am Knit & Chat Drop in at the Milford branch library.

July 7 – ENTERPRISE SCHOONER display – 1pm at Sandbanks park at the site of the old Lake Land Resort that was run by the MacDonald family, will be the opening of a display, which includes the anchor from the Enterprise Schooner, on loan from the Mariners Museum. The Enterprise ran aground in 1882 near West Point.

July 7 – 11am TD Summer Reading Club School Aged Program – Create-a-Sport at the Wellington branch library.

July 7 – 2pm TD Summer Reading Club School Aged Program – Create-a-Sport at the Picton branch library. Registration required.

July 7 – 3pm Make a Pact! with the John Howard Society of Belleville – at the Picton branch library.

July 8 – 11 am TD Summer Reading Club Preschool Aged Program – Nature Play at the Ameliasburgh Branch library.

July 8 – South Bay United Church Fish Fry & Craft Sale from 4:30 p.m. Adults $16; 10 and under $8 Take-out available 613 476-8388 2029 County Road 13, South Marysburgh

July 8 – Wellington free movie night showing “Still Alice” 7 p.m. at the library.

July 8 – 2pm TD Summer Reading Club Preschool Aged Program – Nature Play at the Consecon Branch library.

July 9 – 9:30am Hub Playgroup – Drop in at the Picton branch library.

July 9 – 11 am TD Summer Reading Club School Aged Program – Create-a-Sport at the Milford branch library.

July 9 – 2pm Book Club monthly at the Ameliasburgh branch library.

July 9 – 2 pm TD Summer Reading Club School Aged Program – Create-a-Sport at the Bloomfield branch library.

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July 10 – 11 am TD Summer Reading Club Preschool Aged Program – Nature Play at the Wellington Branch library.

July 10 – 2 pm TD Summer Reading Club Preschool Aged Program – Nature Play at the Picton Branch library.

Huffs-sixJULY 10 – 6 Barrels for 6 Chefs – Ninth Annual event at Huff Estates Winery. This year’s proceeds once again to the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation.  Tickets $150 tax included by calling the inn at 866-484-4667 (open 24 hours; emailing jason@huffestates.com or online by credit card or Paypal : http://www.six4six.ca/purchase-s8.php

July 11 – 11 am TD Summer Reading Club – Ukes and Cukes  at the Ameliasburgh branch library.

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JULY 11 – Jam For James cancer fundraiser in memory of James Rosenblath at the Picton Legion, 9 to 1. Admission – a donation at the door, silent auction, open microphone. All welcome The more the merrier.

July 12 – The Burying Ground, Janet Kellough’s fourth novel in the Thaddeus Lewis mystery series. Meet the author between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Books & Co, downtown Picton.

July 12 –  Free Sunday Concerts in the Park at Waupoos. Bring your lawn chair
to 2699 County Rd. #8, Waupoos. 6 to 8pm, Canteen opens at 5:30  July 12 –
Grandpas Goodtime Gang (Country) sponsored by Waupoos Winery

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July 14 – 10 am Knit & Chat Drop in – at the Milford branch library.

July 14 – 11 am TD Summer Reading Club Story Time in the Park – Wellington Park (Rain location – Wellington branch library)

July 14 – 2 pm TD Summer Reading Club School Aged Program – Let’s Go Fly a Kite! at the Picton branch library. Registration required

July 14 – 3 pm Make a Pact! with the John Howard Society of Belleville – at the Picton branch library.

July 15 – Seniors Luncheon Social in Picton- Christmas in July – good food and conversation at Prince Edward Community Care’s Seniors Luncheon Social in Picton Wednesday, July 15th.  Homemade soup, roast turkey dressing with cranberry -gravy, mashed potato, mashed turnip, coleslaw, bread and butter, Christmas pudding/fruit salad topped off with coffee & tea for $10 per person. Reserve by the Tuesday prior at noon by calling 613-476-7493. Bring their own soup bowl, plate, cup and cutlery. Deliveries available to housebound seniors.

July 15 – 11am TD Summer Reading Club Preschool Aged Program – Rainy Day Roundup at the Bloomfield Branch library and at 2 pm at the Milford branch library.

July 16 – 9:30am Hub Playgroup – Drop in at Picton branch library. Registration required

July 16 – 9:30am TD Summer Reading Club presents PBS TV and Daniel Tiger! at the Picton Branch library.

July 16 –  2:00pm TD Summer Reading Club School Aged Program – Let’s Go Fly a Kite!  at the Wellington branch library.

July 17 11 am TD Summer Reading Club Preschool Aged Program – Rainy Day Roundup at the Ameliasburgh Branch library and 2 pm at the Consecon branch.

July 18 – Al Purdy Picnic – Al Purdy A Frame, Ameliasburgh

July 18 11 am TD Summer Reading Club – Ukes and Cukes  at the Bloomfield branch library.

July 19 – Family Fun Day at the Mariners Museum 10am to 3pm. Games, vendors, wagon rides, games, barbecue, popcorn bike decorating contest, antique cars, and more.

July 21 – 10 am Knit & Chat Drop in at the Milford branch library.

July 21 – The Burying Ground readings by author Janet Kellough at the Consecon Branch Library at 1 p.m. and the Picton Branch Library at 7 p.m.

July 21 – 11 am TD Summer Reading Club Story Time in the Park at Wellington Park (Rain location – Wellington branch library)

July 21 1 pm TD Summer Reading Club presents Mary Lambert at the Picton Branch library. Registration required

July 21 -3pm Make a Pact! with the John Howard Society of Belleville – Picton branch library.

JULY 22 – Ceilidh at Macaulay’s – In the dooryard at Macaulay House (Rain location Macaulay church). Drop in from 7-9 p.m. Musical guest Ian Bell, Irish songs, jigs and reels from both sides of the Atlantic. An evening by the bonfire to celebrate the Irish Immigrants of early Ontario with Storyteller Janet Kellough. Admission $10.

July 22 11 am TD Summer Reading Club Preschool Aged Program – Rainy Day Roundup at Wellington branch library and  2 pm at Picton Branch

July 23 – 9:30am Hub Playgroup – Drop in at Pictonc branch library.

July 23 – 11 am TD Summer Reading Club School Aged Program – Let’s Go Fly a Kite! at the Milford branch library.

July 23 – 2 pm TD Summer Reading Club School Aged Program – Let’s Go Fly a Kite! at the Bloomfield branch library.

July 24 11 am TD Summer Reading Club School Aged Program – Let’s Go Fly a Kite!  at the Ameliasburgh branch library

July 24 – 2pm TD Summer Reading Club School Aged Program – Let’s Go Fly a Kite! at the Consecon branch library.

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July 27-28 –  It’s An Honour! traveling exhibit introduces visitors to the
Canadian System of Honours which recognizes people for their extraordinary
achievement, bravery, valour and service. The mobile exhibit (free admission) is
coming to Macaulay Heritage Park in Picton on July 27 & 28.

July 28 – 10 am Knit & Chat Drop in – Milford branch libray.

July 28 –  11 am TD Summer Reading Club School Aged Program – Graphic Novels and Super Heroes  at the Milford branch library and 2 at the Picton branch.

July 28 – 3 pm Make a Pact! with the John Howard Society of Belleville at the  Picton branch library.

July 29 11:00am TD Summer Reading Club Preschool Aged Program – Monsters! at the Ameliasburgh branch library and 2 pm at Consecon branch

July 30 – 9:30am Hub Playgroup – Drop in at the Picton branch library.

July 30 – 11:00am TD Summer Reading Club School Aged Program – Graphic Novels and Super Heroes – at the Bloomfield branch library and at 2 pm at the Wellington branch

July 31 – 11 TD Summer Reading Club Preschool Aged Program – Monsters! at the Bloomfield branch library and 2 pm at the Milford branch.

AUGUST 7 – Wild About Wildlife – Quinte Conservation education staff host Wild About Wildlife Family Nature Day at the Macaulay Heritage Park in Picton from 11 am to 3 pm.  Each child will also make a plant pot and take home a seedling to plant in their gardens to help pollinators. Activities include learning about water bugs and water quality; meeting bird experts and their falcon friends; live reptiles; discovering  what lives in Lake Ontario; nature games, activities, and scavenger hunts. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free of charge.

Aug 8 – Fish Fry at Rose House Museum 5 pm $15 music and food, rain location the community centre

Aug 15-16 –  Medieval Event 11a.m. to 4p.m. Rose House Museum. Come see the village, knights putting on their armour, ladies crafts, archery contest, and knights in combat. Children are welcome to dress up as knights and princesses to enhance the fun.

Aug 22 –  at Mariners Museum Presents Author Dan Buchanan For a book signing and talk on the “Speedy”  at 1 pm Followed by refreshments Admission $6. Call to book a reservation 613-476-8392. On the evening of Oct. 7, 1804, the HMS Schooner The Speedy left the port at York en route to Presqu’ile, but she never made it to the destination port. There were 39 people who perished in the disaster, which also eradicated the court and government of Upper Canada, as many officials were on board.

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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.

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Ongoing Events

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 Hastings Prince Edward 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-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. 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

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT AfternoonsThe Alzheimers Society of Hastings Prince Edward . Couples who face challenges inherent in living with dementia can share common concerns in a safe, understanding environment.  Call 613 476 2085 for more information.

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT Evenings - The Alzheimer Society of Hastings Prince Edward  caregivers group focus is on the challenges of looking after someone living with dementia, experiences and solutions. The latest progress in research also discussed. Call 613 476 2085 for more information.

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. 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

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