Northern Happenings - May 16, 2013
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Thursday May 16
FLINTON - THROUGH THE ROOF - Ladies night, 6:30pm. masquerade theme - Special speaker, Christine Hughes
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – Tichborne Ground Breaking ceremony is POSTPONED
Friday May 17
DENBIGH-GRIFFITH LIONS CLUB Toll Road, 11am-7pm, proceeds to Lions community projects.
ELPHIN – YARD & BAKE SALE, Presbyterian Church 2-7pm; proceeds to church
HARROWSMITH - YOUTH DANCE, Golden Links Hall, 7-10pm for ages 9-15; $6;l Wayne 358-2533 or Sharon 372-1274
NORTHBROOK - NEW OLE TYME FIDDLERS, 7:30pm, Lions Hall, $6 non-members, $5 members, entertainers $2, lunch, prizes. All welcome
SHARBOT LAKE – EUCHRE, 12 noon, Anglican Church Hall, $5 includes lunch
SHARBOT LAKE – DINNER at the Legion. 5:30–7 pm, meat loaf
Fri & Sat. May 17 & 18
PERTH ROAD - GIANT YARD SALE, Sunday school hall, Fri noon-6pm; Sat 8-2; 613-353-1690, 613-453-1941; proceeds to United Church
Sat – Mon. May 18 – 20
BROOKE VALLEY STUDIO TOUR, 10am-5pm; art, music, food, jewelry & more; maps at www.brookevalleyspringtour.com
Saturday May 18
ARDEN - VICTORIA DAY FIREWORKS at dusk, sponsor: Rec Committee & firefighters. Rain date Sunday
ARDEN - SPAGHETTI DINNER, community hall, 5-6:30pm, free will offering; www.ardenchurch.com, sponsor: Arden & community Wesleyan Church.
CLOYNE - MAMMOTH YARD SALE, Barrie Community Hall, 9am, fundraiser for Cloyne & District Historical Society
FARMERS’ MARKETS – Local farmers' markets held every Saturday, 9am-1pm at: McDonalds Corners MERA schoolhouse; Sharbot Lake Oso beach; Verona Lions Club
FLINTON - COMMUNITY YARD SALE DAY, info: flintonrecreationclub.ca
MABERLY - FIELDWORK: opening of new installations at the outdoor art gallery, 2-4pm; all welcome; 2501 Old Brooke Rd.; www.fieldworkproject.com
MATAWATCHAN COMMUNITY MARKET Plant Sale, 9am-1pm
MATAWATCHAN – HAM & SCALLOPED POTATO DINNER, St. Andrew’s United Church 5-6:30pm; $12; 6-12yrs $6; 5 &under free
O’DONNELL FAMILY BAND “Bordertown” from Cloyne, entertaining at opening of Madoc Market, noon-4pm.
PARHAM BAKE SALE & FLEA MARKET, 10am-2pm, sponsored by Parham seniors, Post Office parking lot.
PARHAM - CAR WASH & BBQ by Relay for Life Team Firefighters Walking for a Cure, Hope's General Store 10am, car wash $5, Hot dog & drink $2, hamburger & drink $4
SHARBOT LAKE - WOMANLESS BEAUTY PAGEANT 7pm, Oso Hall, sponsored by Central Frontenac Minor Softball; $8pp; $15 couple buffet; must be 19 or older. Tickets at Joe & Marg's
VERONA - COMMUNITY YARD SALE supporting the 2014 team for The Children of Haiti, 8am-2pm, 6058 McMahon Dr., all proceeds to rebuilding a school in Haiti.
Sunday May 19
BEDFORD OPEN MIC & JAM, 1-5pm, Bedford Hall 1381 Westport Rd, Bluegrass, Country, Gospel & more, $2, 613-374-2614
HARROWSMITH - TURKEY DINNER, Golden Links Hall, $13; 4:30-6pm, Barb 372-2315
OMPAH & PLEVNA - UNITED CHURCH COMMEMORATION - Ompah Church 12.30 pm; Plevna church 2.30 pm.
RELAY FOR LIFE Team Timeless Memories Road Hockey Tournament, 11am, for ages 10-14; register: Lesley Pickard or Janice Conway
Monday May 20
CLOYNE & DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY w/ speaker Emil Andoney, gatherer of local treasures, 1pm, Barrie Hall, all welcome
Tuesday May 21
HARROWSMITH - CASH BINGO, Golden Links Hall, early bird 7pm, Barb 372-2315
KENNEBEC DINERS, noon, Arden hall, for those 50+, $10, reservations required: 613-279-3151
PLEVNA – FOOT CARE CLINIC, Clar-Mill Hall, appointment: 613-279-3151
PLEVNA - CLAR-MILL COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS meet 7:30pm Clar-Mill Hall, all welcome to attend.
Mon, Tues & Wed. May 20- 22
FLINTON - RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE - Township Rec Centre; Monday 5- 8:30pm, Tuesday 9am-8pm, Wed. 9am–1pm, all welcome; sponsor Flinton Community Club.
Wednesday May 22
CENTRAL FRONTENAC MINOR SOFTBALL, 6:30pm Parham, Grasshoppers; Mountain Grove vs Sharbot Lake at Sharbot Lake; 8:30pm Sydenham vs Parham at Parham
OMPAH BIRTHDAY BASH & COMMUNITY POTLUCK, 6pm community hall, all welcome
Thursday, May 23
CENTRAL FRONTENAC MINOR SOFTBALL, Mites, 6:30pm East Storrington vs. Sharbot Lake at Sharbot Lake; 8:30pm Mountain Grove vs Parham at Parham
PLEVNA - CHILI NIGHT, Clarendon Central Public School, 5-6:30pm; $5; to enter chili call 613-479-2264
SHARBOT LAKE – COMMUNITY BBQ, 11:30am-1pm, at Community Living-North Frontenac, all welcome. Rain date May 28
Thurs, Fri, Sat. May 23 - 24
SYDENHAM HIGH SCHOOL presents Norm Foster's "Office Hours", 7-10pm, free admission with a donation to Drew Cumpson.
Friday May 24
PLEVNA – BINGO FUNDRAISER for Clar-Mill volunteer firefighters, 7-9pm, cash prizes, Clar-Mill hall
Fri & Sat May 24 - 25
LIONS GAS-O-RAMA at the Sharbot Lake Petro Can. www.sharbotlions.com
Saturday May 25
BELLROCK - KARAOKE, community hall, 7:30pm; cost: freewill offering; proceeds to support hall; info:.bellrockhall.ca; 374-2036
ENTERPRISE - DANCE w/ Land O'lakes Cruisers, community hall, 8pm, lunch, $12.50pp at door; sponsored by Tamworth & District Lions; info 358-2720; 379-2952.
GOULD LAKE CONSERVATION AREA canoeing workshop 10am-1pm, $35.50pp; $30 for pass holders; advance registration required, cataraquiregion.on.ca/events/index.htm
HARLOWE DANCE, 8pm, w/ Country Band, community centre, $8, lunch, prizes, info: Marie 613-336-2557
HARROWSMITH - COMMUNITY FUN DAY, Free Methodist Church, 9am-2pm, free community BBQ, bake table, garage sale, kid’s crafts, games; proceeds in support of community.
HARTINGTON - COMMUNITY CARING CENTER Garage Sale, 10am-2pm; proceeds to local charities.
LAND O’LAKES GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE in Cloyne, Barrie Hall 9am. Plants go fast, come early.
PARHAM – FAMILY FUN DAY fundraiser for June's Angels Relay for Life Team, 11am-2pm, fairgrounds; petting zoo, reptile show, games, etc; $5; children $2. Hypnotist show, 7pm, IOOF Hall advance tickets $5, at door $7, children $3; Rose LaPointe 613-279-2852
PARHAM – GOSPEL SING, w/ “Days of Grace”, Free Methodist Church, 7pm, refreshments, all welcome
SYDENHAM VILLAGE - GIANT YARD & SIDEWALK SALE DAY, village-wide at homes & businesses, 8am-2pm, rain or shine, info: Anne Marie Young 613-376-3519; firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHARBOT LAKE HIGH SCHOOL 65th Anniversary “The Last Waltz”; day concert w/ alumni musicians starts 11am; day wrist bands $5. Evening concert is sold out .
SYDENHAM LEGION Chinese Food Dinner $15, & quarter auction, 5:30pm; tickets must be pre-purchased, must be 19 or older.
TAMWORTH LEGION - CONCERT by Rik Emmett of Triumph; 8pm; $30; 613-379-2808; sponsor: Tamworth Erinsville Community Development Committee.
VERONA - FRONTENAC WOMEN’S CHORUS presents “Rock On, Frontenac!”, Trinity United Church, 7:30pm. Admission by donation.
Sunday May 26
FLINTON - THROUGH THE ROOF, 10:45am special music by Trevor Baker; 6:30pm Open Mic; all welcome
Monday, May 27
NORTH FRONTENAC LITTLE THEATRE Annual Meeting, potluck 6pm; meeting 7pm; anyone is welcome to attend; Info: Nina Jenkins 613-279-2945
Tuesday, May 28
CLOYNE - LOL (LAND O' LAKES) QUILTERS "Trunk Show", featuring Carol Darou, Kathy Price, 10am; Pineview Free Methodist Church, free admission, all welcome; email@example.com; Lynn 613-336-8080.
HARROWSMITH WOMEN’S INSTITUTE meet at St. Paul’s United Church, 6pm - nursery tour; new members welcome
ONTARIO HIGHLANDS TOURSIM ASSOCIATION (OHTO) networking event, Addison's Restaurant, Hwy 41, 5pm, free, advance registration required: 613-629-6486, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday May 29
RURAL WOMEN’S GROUP, 1:30-3pm, Southern Frontenac Community Services, 4419 George St.; free transportation avail: 613-376-6477; 1-800-763-9610, all women welcome
Thursday May 30
SYDENHAM - ALZHEIMER SUPPORT GROUP 7-9pm, Grace Centre; info: 613-544-3078
AA & AL-ANON 41 GROUP - Cloyne Hall. Wednesdays 8 pm. All welcome 336-9221.
AA MEETINGS - SHARBOT LAKE, every Monday, 8:30 pm, United Church C.E. Bldg.
AL-ANON: Hope & help for families of alcoholics, 12 weekly meetings in greater Kingston area. Please call 384-2134 for meeting information. We care.
ARDEN - Community hall: LINE DANCING Mondays 9:30-10:30am; FIT & FUN exercise class, Tuesdays 9-10am (April 10 - late June), TAI CHI Wednesdays, beginners class 9:15am, advanced 10:15am. Sponsor: Kennebec Rec. Committee; info 613-335-2845
BABY TALK DROP-INS, Sharbot Lake, Child Centre, 2nd Wed, 10:30 – 11:30 am. Sydenham, 3rd Thursday, 9 – 11 am. Advice & information on infant & child care. 549-1154, 1-800-267-7875.
BINGO ■ Flinton, Mondays, Rec Centre, doors open 6pm ■Kaladar: Community Centre, Tuesdays, 7pm, doors open 6:15 pm ■Northbrook: Thursdays, Lions Club, 7pm, doors open 6 pm, sponsor: Land O’Lakes Lions ■Parham: Fridays, IOOF Hall, early-bird: 6:45 pm, sponsor: Mayflower Lodge.
BOLINGBROKE EXERCISE CLASSES FOR SENIORS, ABC Hall, Mondays 10-11am. Info: Joyce 273-4832
CANCER PATIENTS requiring rides to treatments: call 613-384-2361 or 1-866-877-0309
CLOTHING /BOUTIQUE – NORTHBROOK, in former United Church next to cemetery – Thurs & Sat, 10am-2pm
CLOTHING – HARTINGTON, COMMUNITY CARING, Princess Ann Community Centre, Mon 9-12, Tues 9-4, and Fri 9-12
CLOTHING - TREASURE TRUNK, Sharbot Lake, 1171 Cannon Rd. “New & Second Tyme Around Clothing” Donations welcome. 279-2113.
CLOTHING – VERONA, "Style Revival", free clothing, Free Methodist Church, Wed & Thurs, 10am-1pm
CLOYNE – YOGA; every Tuesday 5pm, Barrie Hall; sponsor: Land O’Lakes Emmanuel United Church; suggested donation $5.
COMMUNITY DROP-IN – Sharbot Lake Every Wednesday, 10am – 2pm, St. Andrew’s Anglican Church. All welcome! 279-3151.
EUCHRE (NOTE to groups - please contact us and let us know if your Euchre parties are still active): ■ARDEN community hall Tuesdays 7pm; ■ HARROWSMITH S&A Hall, 7pm every Monday except 2nd Monday of month, proceeds to Diabetes Association. ■MABERLY Wednesdays starting March 13, $3 ■NORTHBROOK, Tuesdays 7pm, $3, Lions Hall ■PARHAM Mondays IOOF hall, 7pm. ■PLEVNA, Clar-Mill Hall, Mondays 7:30pm $4 sponsored by Holy Trinity Church
FLINTON – ADULT COMMUNITY DROP-IN, Tuesdays, Rec Centre, 9am-3pm, home-cooked style noon meals, all welcome, info: LOLCS, Pam 336-8934 x 229
GOLDEN SUNSET CLUB meets 1st Monday of month, Northbrook Lions Hall, noon. Info: 336-2570. Join us for potluck
HARROWSMITH - TUESDAY LUNCHES, St. Paul’s United Church, 11:30-1pm, $5, soup, sandwich, beverage, dessert
LAND O’LAKES FOOD BANK needs food & cash donations and community involvement. Contact Land o’Lakes Community Services, 613-336-8934
LENNOX & ADDINGTON RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN/EARLY YEARS PLAYGROUPS & DROP-INS - Tamworth Playgroup: Mondays 9:30 am-noon, Sheffield Arena; Northbrook Drop-In: Wednesdays 10:00 am-1:00 pm, Lions Hall; Flinton Drop- In: Thursdays 10:00 am-1:00pm, Township Hall; Info: 613-336-8934 ext. 257.
LENNOX & ADDINGTON STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL, local volunteer agency identifies & supports environmental, education, woodlot management, wildlife habitat, watershed issues and projects in L&A. All welcome. 531-5723
MEALS ON WHEELS. Serving the North Lennox & Addington area, a hot nutritious meal will be delivered to your door every Thursday at noon, cost: $6; 613-336-8934 or 613-333-5216.
MERA: McDonalds Corners Elphin Recreation & Arts at the Schoolhouse: Quilting, Fibrearts, Weaving & more www.meraschoolhouse.org
NORTH FRONTENAC FOOD BANK needs food & cash donations. Drop box at Sharbot Lake Freshmart, or mail donations to: NF Food Bank, c/o NFCS, Box 250, Sharbot Lake, K0H2P0. 613-279-3151
NORTHBROOK – CRAFT & SOCIAL GROUP FOR WOMEN, Wednesdays, Land O’ Lakes Community Services, 9:30-11:30am. Free. Info: Jeannie, 613-336-8934 or 1-877-679-6636
OMPAH - DROP-IN MORNING COFFEE CLUB, Community Centre, every Wednesday 9 – 11 am. All welcome
ONTARIO EARLY YEARS PLAYGROUPS (9:30am-11:30am): Monday- Harrowsmith, Sharbot Lake Playgroups; Tuesday – Verona, Perth Road Playgroups; Wed.- Sharbot Lake BABY GROUP birth-18month; Wed.- 2nd & 4th Plevna Playgroup; Wed.- 1st & 3rd Sydenham BABY GROUP birth-18months; Thurs.- Storrington Playgroup
PARHAM SENIORS meet every third Wed. at Free Methodist Church in Parham. Potluck, noon-2:30. All seniors welcome
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS. Do you obsess about weight? Go on eating binges or starve yourself? We are a self-help, non-profit group meeting in Kingston. Call us at 634-2159
PARKINSON SOCIETY MEETINGS, first Tuesday of month, Ongwanada, 191 Portsmouth Ave. Kingston, info 613-379-2012.
PLEVNA CRAFT LADIES – every Thursday, Clar-Mill Hall, 10-4, all welcome, call Lois 613-479-2562
PLEVNA - FITNESS CLASS, Clar-Mill Hall, every Tuesday 6:30pm, $2; 613-479-2447
RECREATIONAL BADMINTON, Thursdays, 7-9pm, Sharbot Lake High School; $5 semester, fun & exercise for all ages; under 18 with parental supervision
SHARBOT LAKE - ADULT RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL, free, every Monday except holidays, 7pm, high school; info Mary 613-375-6431.
SMOKE-FREE FOR GOOD. Support group. Mondays 7 pm, KFL&A Health Unit, 221 Portsmouth, Kingston. 531-U WIN.
SNOW ROAD - MORNING COFFEE/TEA, community hall, drop in from 10am-12 noon on Fridays
SYDENHAM - FUN DARTS, every Tuesday, 7 pm, Royal Canadian Legion. Mixed teams, $2 per person. All welcome
TAMWORTH LEGION – Shuffleboard Sundays 2 pm $2pp; Tuesday Night Darts - 8 pm $2pp; Thursday Night League Darts $2pp; Seniors’ bridge & euchre Fridays1:30pm
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS WANTED by the Canadian Cancer Society, please call 613-384-2361 or 1-866-877-0309.