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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.

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 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.

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.

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.

 UNTIL NOV 29 – Community Care Thrift Shop annual silent auction at 153 Main St., Picton.  Bidding starts Monday, Nov. 17, 1pm and closes at 3pm sharp on Saturday, Nov. 29.  100% of the funds raised support programs for seniors in Prince Edward County.

NOV 25 – The Horses of Sable Island at Bloomfield Town Hall
Prince Edward County Field Naturalists is happy to welcome photographer, Patricia Calder to their program Nov. 25, 7 pm at Bloomfield Town Hall. The horses of Sable Island have become legendary because of their isolated existence on the shifting sands of this remote Island off the shore of Nova Scotia.  Stories abound.
The event is free and open to the public.

NOV. 26 – Wellington Seniors Luncheon Social at  noon. Homemade soup, roast loin of pork, gravy, apple sauce, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, coleslaw, bread and butter, lemon meringue pie, 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. If you can’t come to the hall for this meal it can be delivered to housebound seniors who live near Wellington.   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.

NOV 26 – Out of Home Respite Committee of Hastings and Prince Edward County  Respite Job fairs. Drop in and learn what it means to be a respite provider, complete an application form if applicable, and drop off resumes. Staff from various agencies will be present. There are many families who have children with a disability. When these families are able to have planned breaks or “respite” to renew their energy, stay better connected as family, and better support their children. Meet Wednesday, Nov. 26th 5 pm-7 pm at Emmanuel Baptist Church 2 Corey St. Bloomfield. Contact: Christine McCaul at Community Living Prince Edward 613-476-6038 For more information.

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.

NOV. 28 – Bloomfield parade 6pm

November 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
 613-476-2148 ext.258

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

Nov. 29- The Prince Edward County Junior Farmer’s club hosts Sing Swing, an annual event which brings young farmers from across Ontario to one county to celebrate traditions like square-dancing and two-stepping. It will be hosted by Prince Edward’s club  Nov. 28th at the Strathcona Paper Centre in Napanee. Everyone welcome to attend the dinner and dance being held at 6p.m.  at the Strathcona Paper Centre in Napanee. The dinner and dance cost $25 per person; dance only is $10 per person. Cash bar, and the dress code is no jeans. For more information or to purchase your tickets, contact Jenn Courneyea at, or call 613-847-7521.

NOV. 29 – Kids Helping Kids evening of music from some of the County’s most talented young people Saturday, Nov. 29 from 7-9 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Silent auction and bake sale. All proceeds to to the CAS Angel Foundation.

NOV. 30 – Picton Santa parade 2pm

PECMH-Foundation-tree-lighting-2014DEC 4 – Annual Tree Lighting at Picton hospital – The  public is invited to the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation festive holiday caroling and tree lighting ceremony in front of the hospital beginning at 5 p.m. Refreshments will follow in the boardroom along with entertainment by the County’s own Frere Brothers. RSVP by Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 to Briar at 613-476-1008 ext. 4425 or by email to

DEC 6 – Wellington parade 10am.

DEC. 7 – Christmas in the County 2014 House Tour for the PEC Built Heritage Fund within The County Community Foundation. Sunday Dec. 7  from 1 to 6 p.m. Tickets at: Books & Company, 289 Main Street, Picton Royal LePage ProAlliance Realty Brokerage, 104 Main Street, Picton

December 7 – 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
 613-476-2148 ext.258
To Register: Museums of Prince Edward County
613-476-2148 ext.426 or

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 25 – Merry Christmas!

January 1 – Happy New Year!

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