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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

Wednesdays – Knitting class  2-4pm and Zumba class 7:30 – 8:30pm every Wednesday at the Ameliasburgh Community Hall

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-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 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.  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

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July 29 – Rube Goldberg Machine Madness – Learn all about Rube Goldberg machines, try some tricky tongue twisters, listen to a story and make a ball run! This program is suitable for school-aged children. Milford branch 11a.m. – 1p.m. and Bloomfield branch 4p.m. – 6p.m.

July 30 – Strike Up the Band! – Make some noise with a story, songs and a musical craft.This program is suitable for pre-school aged children. Ameliasburgh branch 11a.m. – 1p.m. and Consecon branch 4p.m. – 6p.m.

July 31 – Rube Goldberg Machine Madness - Learn all about Rube Goldberg machines, try some tricky tongue twisters, listen to a story and make a ball run! This program is suitable for school-aged children. Picton branch 11a.m. – 1p.m. and Wellington branch 4p.m. – 6p.m.

July 31 –  31st annual Women’s Institute art and craft sale  9 am to 8 pm and the Picton fairgrounds. Adults $4, under 12 free.

August 1 – Strike Up the Band! – Make some noise with a story, songs and a musical craft.This program is suitable for pre-school aged children. Bloomfield branch 11a.m. – 1p.m. and Milford branch 4p.m. – 6p.m.

August 2 – Mr. B. & Miss Lee’s Think-A-Ma-Jink Inventorium Registration required. E-mail: wlee@peclibrary.org or call 613-476-5962
Join Mr. B. & Miss Lee to bring your crazy and creative ideas to life! Supplies and some tools will be provided, but the
inspiration must come straight from your own brain. Be prepared to shout ‘EUREKA!’. This program is suitable for school-aged children. Picton branch 11a.m. – 12 noon

August 5 – Rube Goldberg Machine Madness – Learn all about Rube Goldberg machines, try some tricky tongue twisters, listen to a story and make a ball run! This program is suitable for school-aged children. Consecon branch 11a.m. – 1p.m. and Ameliasburgh branch 4p.m. – 6p.m.
August 6 – Strike Up the Band! – Make some noise with a story, songs and a musical craft.This program is suitable for pre-school aged children. Wellington branch 11a.m. – 1p.m. and Picton branch 4p.m. – 6p.m.

August 9 – Mr. B. & Miss Lee’s Think-A-Ma-Jink Inventorium Registration required. E-mail: wlee@peclibrary.org or call 613-476-5962
Join Mr. B. & Miss Lee to bring your crazy and creative ideas to life! Supplies and some tools will be provided, but the
inspiration must come straight from your own brain. Be prepared to shout ‘EUREKA!’. This program is suitable for school-aged children. Wellington branch 11a.m. – 12 noon

August 11 – 15, 2014 – History Alive: Summer Experience Camps for Children
 – A different museum location offered each day. 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
August 11 – Oh Pioneers
August 12 – Food For Thought
August 13 – Inuit Toys, Crafts & Culture
August 14 – Archaelogy 101
August 15 – Bugs, Bugs & Bugs
Contact: Janice Hubbs, Site Curator
www.countymemorytrail.ca
 613-968-9678
 jhubbs@pecounty.on.ca

August 12 – Kids Cook Junior Registration required. – E-mail: wlee@peclibrary.org or call 613-476-5962. Get ready for an around-the-world tour of taste! Learn how to make tasty treats that are not only fun to make, but good for you too! This program is suitable for pre-school aged children. Ameliasburgh branch 4p.m. – 5p.m.

August 13 – Grocery Games - Come for a supermarket stampede! Participate in different games all revolving around groceries. Suitable for all ages. Wellington branch 11a.m. – 1p.m. and Picton branch 4p.m. – 6p.m.

August 14 – Grocery Games – Come for a supermarket stampede! Participate in different games all revolving around groceries. Suitable for all ages. Consecon branch 11a.m. – 1p.m. and Ameliasburgh branch 4p.m. – 6p.m.

Aug 14 – 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.

August 15 – Kids Cook Registration required. – E-mail: wlee@peclibrary.org or call 613-476-5962. Similar to Kids Cook Junior, however, geared to school-aged children. Bloomfield Town Hall 11a.m. – 1p.m.

Hillier_Poster_LogoAugust 16 – A Circus Festival for Hillier Park Day in partnership with Zero Gravity Circus.  It will be held on Sat., Aug. 16 from 11am to 3pm in Jack Taylor Park, Hillier.  There will be 2 main shows at 12 pm and 2:15pm, plus stilt walkers, circus workshops, face painters, balloon sculptors, and circus performers.

August 16 – Kids Cook Junior Registration required. – E-mail: wlee@peclibrary.org or call 613-476-5962. Get ready for an around-the-world tour of taste! Learn how to make tasty treats that are not only fun to make, but good for you too! This program is suitable for pre-school aged children. Picton branch 11a.m.- 12 noon

August 16 – Rose House Museum Annual Fish Fry – 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 3333 County Road 8, Waupoos. Finish the day with a good ol’ community fish fry. First come, first served. Fish grilled to perfection with salads and dessert. Help the museum go green by bringing your own plates and cutlery! Bring your lawn chairs as well so you can relax and enjoy the musical entertainment after your meal. Please call the site for details. Diane Denyes Wenn, Site Curator 613-476-5439 rosemuseum@pecounty.on.ca

August 16, 2014 – Crazy for Quilts
 – Make an appointment to have your cherished quilt evaluated by a reputable quilt appraiser. Visit the vast quilt collection at the historical museum too.
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Ameliasburgh Town Hall AND Historical Museum & Pioneer Village, 517 County Road 19, Ameliasburgh
Regular admission applies.
Contact: Janice Hubbs, Site Curator
www.countymemorytrail.ca
613-968-9678
amelmuseum@pecounty.on.ca

August 19 – Kids Cook Registration required. – E-mail: wlee@peclibrary.org or call 613-476-5962. Similar to Kids Cook Junior, however, geared to school-aged children. Milford Town Hall 11 a.m. – 1p.m.

August 19 – 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! Contact email: madmusher9@hotmail.com

August 20 – Kids Cook Junior Registration required. – E-mail: wlee@peclibrary.org or call 613-476-5962. Get ready for an around-the-world tour of taste! Learn how to make tasty treats that are not only fun to make, but good for you too! This program is suitable for pre-school aged children. Consecon branch 4p.m. – 5p.m.

August 21 – Grocery Games - Come for a supermarket stampede! Participate in different games all revolving around groceries. Suitable for all ages. Milford branch 11a.m. – 1p.m. and Bloomfield branch 4p.m. – 6p.m.

August 21 – Eva Monroe Memorial Golf Tournament – Fore The Memories – shotgun start at 1:30 pm. at Wellington on the Lake Golf Course. $75 per person includes: cart, 9 holes of golf, dinner, prizes and support for the Alzheimer Society of Prince Edward County. Full team or individual entries welcome. We can create foresomes if needed. For more information or to register – call 613-476-2085.

August 22 – Kids Cook Junior Registration required. – E-mail: wlee@peclibrary.org or call 613-476-5962. Get ready for an around-the-world tour of taste! Learn how to make tasty treats that are not only fun to make, but good for you too! This program is suitable for pre-school aged children. Wellington branch 11a.m. – 12 noon

August 23 – TD Summer Reading Club Wrap Party! with children’s author Holly Sedgwick – Join us and hear Holly read from her book Little Raccoon and The Light in the Woods, see some of her amazing original artwork and sing a special song! Bring your questions about being an author and illustrator. This program is suitable for all ages! For more information about Holly, please visit her website at www.moondream.ca – Wellington branch 11a.m. Note: Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult to participate in all activities.

August 24 – Old Hay Bay Church Annual Pilgrimage Service Sunday, Aug. 24 at 3 p.m. Guest Speaker: Hon. Peter Milliken longest-serving Speaker in House of Commons history; President of Kingston branch, UEL Association Refreshments afterwards. For information call: 613-373-2261

Aug 28 – 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 but donations appreciated.

August 31, 2014 – Heritage Activity Day – Fun for the whole family!
Watch the heritage trades at work! Explore the pioneer village, alive with costumed folk interpreting a 19th Century way of life. Tasting stations will be around the village for sampling heritage recipes and stay for the corn roast and musical entertainment too.
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Ameliasburgh Historical Museum & Pioneer Village, 517 County Road 19, Ameliasburgh
Regular admission applies.
Contact: Janice Hubbs, Site Curator
www.countymemorytrail.ca
613-968-9678
amelmuseum@pecounty.on.ca

Sept 11 – Quarter Moon Coffee House – Open stage music, alternating Thursdays at 7:30pm sharp!  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 13, 2014 – Annual German Dinner at Rose House
 -For one night only, the rooms of Rose House are transformed into a charming café, complete with a hearty meal of German cuisine and festive music. Reservations only. 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. sittings. Please call for details. 3333 County Road 8, Waupoos
Contact: Diane Denyes-Wenn, Site Curator
www.countymemorytrail.ca
613-476-5439
rosemuseum@pecounty.on.ca

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 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
 www.countymemorytrail.ca
 613-968-9678 
jhubbs@pecounty.on.ca

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
 www.countymemorytrail.ca
 613-476-2148 ext.258
 museums@pecounty.on.ca

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
 www.countymemorytrail.ca
613-476-2148 ext.258
 amelmuseum@pecounty.on.ca
To Register: Museums of Prince Edward County
613-476-2148 ext.426 or museums@pecounty.on.ca

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