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OCT 13 – Cherry Valley Women’s Institute guest Monica Alyea speaks about experiences in Africa. Meeting begins at 1 p.m. Monica speaks at 2 and a light lunch follows at the Athol Town Hall. Call Mary Lou at 476-6590.
OCT. 13 – Friendly Feminist Meet Up discussion of issues. Women of all ages welcome at the Picton Branch Library. 6 p.m.
OCT 14 – SOPHIASBURGH OVER 60 club meets at noon at Friendship United Church. Served by the Demorestville Women’s Institute $12 per person. Call Peggy at 476-3755 by Monday prior.
OCT. 15 – Weekly HUB playgroup drop-in at the Picton Branch Library 9:30-11a.m.
OCT 15 – Social Media explained – Intro to social media. Bring questions to the Milford Public Library 1 p.m. Register by calling 476-4130
OCT 15 – Free screening of Til The Cows Come Home documentary with filmmaker Lenny Epstein at the Wellington Branch Library 7 p.m.
Oct. 17 – Pumpkinfest Pancake Breakfast at the Wellington Town Hall, 246 Main St. Celebrate with a hearty homemade pancake breakfast presented by the Friends of the Wellington Heritage Museum. Wagon rides will depart from the museum approximately every 20 minutes at 290 Main Street, after the parade.
Oct. – 17 – Pumpkinfest Chicken & Biscuits lunch during Pumpkinfest at the Wellington United Church, 243 Main St. starting at 11 a.m. Adults $10; Children 4 to 8 years of age $4; Children 3 years & under eat free!
OCT 17 – TV and electronics drop off at Picton Home Hardware parking lot 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
OCT 21 – Seniors Luncheon Social in Milford – soup, ham and scalloped potatoes, vegetables, dessert and coffee $10 per person. Reserve by Tuesday prior PEC Community Care for Seniors 476-7493. Bring own dishes and cutlery. Meals can be delivered to seniors nearby.
OCT 21 – Free meal, poster making and Take Back the Night March with Food Not Bombs and Alternatives for Women at the Picton Town Hall 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 22 – The Canadian Hearing Society Hearing Clinic — In partnership with the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS), Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors will be hosting a Hearing Help Clinic at The Armoury, 206 Main Street in Picton. This is your chance to have a Hearing Care Counsellor answer your questions about hearing loss, give information about hearing health care, provide communication strategies for hearing loss, provide tips for hearing aid maintenance and demonstrate technical devices. Schedule your free, personal and confidential half hour appointment with a CHS hearing care counsellor by calling 613-476-7493. www.communitycareforseniors.org
OCT 31 – ELECTRONICS, METAL and TIRES DROP OFF – Gather your old tires, metals, and computers and other electronics and bring them to the back parking lot of Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, on Oct. 31st from 8:30am – 2:00pm. All proceeds to the Loyalist Humane Society. Ensure you wipe your hard-drives and leave appliances (like coffee-makers) at home. The students say don’t hesitate to wear your favourite Halloween costume!
November 27-29 – FESTIVAL OF TREES – The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary annual County Festival of Trees at Isaiah Tubbs Resort. Friday and Saturday 10a.m. to 9p.m. and Sunday 10a.m. to 2p.m. Includes a silent auction of amazing decorated Christmas trees, bucket draw, Second Time Around Shop Boutique, bake & preserves sale, musical entertainment and more. Admission is free. All proceeds go to support healthcare needs in Prince Edward County.
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.
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 – 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. 24
Fun Darts at Picton Legion Wednesday nights 6-8p.m
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
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. 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