Northern Happenings

Thursday, 23 July 2015 11:48 Written by

June 15-17

WOLFE ISLAND GARDEN PARTY – a weekend of agriculture, music and art, $20 (three day pass - or pay what you can) fund raiser for community garden, opening of Wolfe Island records. Farm visits, musical performances. Marysville and surrounding area, transportation available. Cars can stay on mainland. Info – see facebok page


Thursday June 15

SHARBOT LAKE – FARMER (the band) performs at Cardinal Cafe 6-9 pm. Free (donation jar for band). Licensed, coffee and treats available


June 16-18

FRONTENAC PARK - “RED CROSS Wilderness First Aid” w/Steve Tripp of Wilderness Tripping, Fri. 5pm-Sun. 4pm, 20 hour course, ages 16+, $210 plus park camping permit, More information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call park office at 613-376-3489


Friday June 16

HARLOWE HALL – OLE TYME FIDDLERS 7:30 pm. Prizes, lunch, $6 non-members, all welcome - players, dancers, listeners and newcomers

HARROWSMITH – GOLDEN LINKS Hall – Youth Dance. 7 – 9:30 pm. $6 – call 613-372-2410. Sponsor - Oddfellows and Rebekahs

STORRINGTON LIONS CLUB - Community Youth Dance at Storrington Lion’s Hall, 7-10om, $5, grades 5-8


Saturday June 17

ARDEN – FUN DAY Breakfast at Kennebec Hall 8-11am, free will offering. Giant Yard Sale at United Church Horseshoe/ring toss and Frontenac Blades at Arden Park (1pm) wagon rides at Kennebec Hall

ARDEN – ROAST BEEF DINNER 5-6:30pm at Wesleyan Church hall, freewill offering, sponsored by Arden & Community Wesleyan Church

ARDEN – YARD SALE at United Church 9am-1pm, BBQ, drinks, all welcome

PALMERSTON LAKE BASS DERBY, catch & release; every kid who enters gets a prize; 1-866-661-4939; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note - JACK’S JAM at the Clar-Mill Hall in Plevna takes the summer off. Please join us on the third Saturday in September. The listing from last week was an error.

SHABOT OBAADJIWAN BASS FISHING Derby, weigh in at Sharbot Lake Beach, $10pp, winner takes 70%, 2nd 20%, 3rd, 10%. See ad on page 2 for ticket locations

SHARBOT LAKE - ALL YOU CAN Eat Breakfast, Soldiers Memorial Hall (OSO Hall), 8-11am, $7, 6-12,$3, under 6 free. Presented by Sharbot Lake and Disrict Lion’s Club. Proceeds to GREC.

SNOW ROAD COMMUNITY HALL Reopening ceremony, 1:30 pm, 14073 Road 509.

SYDENHAM FOODLAND - NATIONAL WALK with Grandmothers-By-The-Lake in support of African Grandmothers through the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Grandmothers to Grandmother Campaign. Info Carol Little 613-376-3844 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Sunday June 18

ARDEN GOSPEL SING – Clearview and Friends of the Gospel at Arden Community Centre, 5:45pm, free will offering

HENDERSON UNITED CHURCH CEMETERY annual service of Remembrance , 2pm. Chairs provided- rain location in Church. Info: 613-336-2467


Monday June 19

PLEVNA – FOOT CARE CLINIC, Clar-Mill Community Centre, appointment: 613-279-3151

PLEASE NOTE – THE SYDENHAM Legion Open Mic is taking the summer off. Look to these pages in September or call 613-546-3451 for details about the fall program.


Wednesday June 21

OMPAH - BIRTHDAY BASH at Community Hall, 5:30pm. Pot Luck, Singer and guitarist Dave Young to perform.


Thursday June 22

SHARBOT LAKE – CACCIA performs at Cardinal Cafe 6-9 pm. Free (donation jar for band). Licensed, coffee and treats available


Friday June 23

INVERARY - MIKE MUNDELL FISH FRY at United Church 5-7 pm

PLEVNA – BINGO FUNDRAISER for North Frontenac volunteer firefighters, 7-9pm, cash prizes, Clar-Mill hall


June 24 and 25

BON ECHO “FISHING 101” presented by Friends of Bon Echo. Time TBD, Location the Lagoon. Info 613-336-0830.


Saturday June 24

CLOYNE CANADA 150 CELEBRATION and Cloyne Pioneer Museum, season opening. BBQ, music, art opening, dedication of Benny’s Lake Heritage Park, and much more.

HARLOWE - OPEN MIC, community hall 2-8pm; no admission fee; potluck supper 5:30 pm; donations accepted; bring your talent; all welcome

MISSISSIPPI STATION – BACK FORTY CHEESE Season opening event. 10am-4pm. Local Food, music, BBQ, brewers, wineries, cheese and more. Info –

NORHBROOK – SOUTING REGISTRATION, 1038 Nowell Road, 11:30am-1pm. BBQ and campfire, for boys and girls 7-11 years old

OMPAH - LOCAL CONNECTION with Canada’s Flag event at the community hall, 10200 Road 509

PARHAM - OPEN MIC at the Oddfellows Hall 6pm-10pm, refreshments to follow. Contact 613-279-2852 sponsored by Mayflower Lodge

PINE MEADOW GOLF CLASSIC, Hunter’s Creek Golf Course, Cloyne, fundraiser for Pine Meadow Nursing Home, $55 per golfer. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Eleanor Nowell, 613-336-8226

SNOW ROAD SNOWMOBILE CLUB Canada Day Breakfast, bake sale and yard sale 8am -11am at Clubhouse, 1106 Gemmills Road. Contributions welcome

ARDEN - STRAWBERRY SOCIAL and Historic display at Kennebec Hall, 1-3pm. $6 for strawberry shortcake, historical displays, etc, free, presented by Kennebec Historical Society


Sunday June 25

BEDFORD OPEN MIC & JAM, 1-5pm, 1381 Westport Rd, audience $2; entertainers free; refreshments avail; info: Judy 374-2317, Wilhelmine 374-2614

ELPHIN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 171st anniversary service. 11am, guest speaker Rev. Bob Hill, lunch to follow, all welcome

ELPHIN – CRAWFORD CEMETERY memorial service, 2pm. In event of rain, Elphin Presbyterian Church

DENBIGH - ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN Church. Annual Memorial Service - 2pm, luncheon to follow

INVERARY – CHRIS MURPHY CONCERT featuring Canadian Songs, United Church Hall, 7pm, all welcome, free will offering,

Lastly, our beloved Chris Murphy (who is proudly Canadian) is playing Canadian Songs (Canadian singers/songwriters and songs about Canada) on June 25 at Inverary United Church. It’s a great tribute to our country that is celebrating its 150th birthday this year. Everyone welcome!


Monday June 26

SHARBOT LAKE – FOOT CARE CLINIC, Senior’s Centre, appointment: 613-279-3151


Tuesday June 27

CLOYNE - QUILTING TRUNK SHOW at Pine View Free Methodist Church (Lower rear entrance) 10:30am. Theme - “A Morning of Inspiration” featuring Rosemarie Bowick and Christine Piche, both from Sharbot Lake. Free. Sponsored by Land O’ Lakes Quilters.


Regular Happenings

FREE DIGITAL DROP-IN CENTRES, use or try-out Wi-Fi, computers, printers, smart phones, digital cameras; ipads and other tablets; digital coaches available to provide advice, brief training and to help solve minor problems. GODFREY - 2nd & 4th Mondays of the month, 10am-12 noon, Godfrey Social Club. NORTHBROOK - 1st & 3rd Mondays of month (except December), 1:30-3:30pm, Land O’Lakes Community Services’ board room. PARHAM - 1st Friday of the month, 1-4pm, IOOF Hall. SHARBOT LAKE, 3rd Thursday 2-4pm at Public Library; every Monday 1:30-3:30pm Cardinal Cafe. Info:, check out our Facebook page or call 613-279-2499 Sharbot Lake or 613-336-0691 Northbrook.

AA MEETINGS - SHARBOT LAKE, every Monday, 8 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.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUPS: in Sydenham, last Wed. of month 6:30-8:30pm; in Sharbot Lake first Tuesday of month 1:00-2:30pm;

ARDEN Community hall: LINE DANCING Mondays 9:30-10:30am; EUCHRE Tuesdays 7-10pm; TAI CHI Wednesdays 9:30am, CHILDREN’S READING REVIEW Wednesdays 2;30pm; KIDS KLUB Thursdays 5pm; sponsor: Rec. Committee; info 613-335-3186

ARDEN LEGION: Sunday Darts 1pm; Wed & Fri Darts 7pm; Wed Cribbage 2pm; Thurs Euchre 7:30pm.

ARDEN SENIORS: meet at community hall 1st Tuesday each month, 11am business meeting then potluck lunch; info 613-335-3186

BABY TALK DROP-INS, Sharbot Lake, Child Centre, 3rd Monday of month, 10:30 – 11:30 am. Advice & information on infant & child care. 549-1154, 1-800-267-7875

BINGO ■Flinton, Mondays, Rec Centre, doors open 6pm ■Griffith Denbigh-Griffith Lions Hall every 2nd Tues 6:30pm; ■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 - CPHC EXERCISE CLASSES FOR SENIORS, ABC Hall, Mondays 9:30-10:30am, free; donations welcome; info: Donna 613-273-8672, Margaret 273-9244.

BOLINGBROKE- Line Dancing, Wednesdays at 6pm and Fridays 10-11 am Contact Ronda 613-885-8543

BOLINGBROKE Musicians Circle Thursday Evenings 7 ABC Hall, musicians only.

BOLINGBROKE Mahjong, Thursdays at 1:30 - ABC Hall contact: 613-273-2571

BOLINGBROKE Hatha Yoga Tuesdays 9:30am - ABC Hall contact: 613-273-2571

CANCER PATIENTS requiring rides to treatments: call 1-888-939-3333

CLOTHING /BOUTIQUE – NORTHBROOK, in former United Church next to cemetery. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 10 am-2 pm (varies seasonally)

CLOTHING – HARTINGTON, COMMUNITY CARING, Princess Ann Community Centre, Mon 9-12, Tues 9-4, and Fri 9-12

CLOTHING - TREASURE TRUNK, Sharbot Lake, 12795 Road 38. “New & Second Tyme Around Clothing” Donations welcome. 279-2113.

CLOTHING – VERONA, "Style Revival", free clothing, Free Methodist Church, Wed & Thurs, 10am-1pm; info Kielo, 613-374-5289

CLOYNE - HUNTER’S CREEK GOLF, Wednesday morning women’s league, meet at 8:30am, tee off at 9am. $15, 12 holes shotgun. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

COMMUNITY DROP-IN – Sharbot Lake Every Wednesday, 10am – 2pm, St. Andrew’s Anglican Church. All welcome! 279-3151.

DENBIGH CRAFT GROUP meets 2nd & 4th Wed. of month, 1pm, community hall, free, all welcome, info: Pam at LOLCS, 336-8934 ext. 229.

DENBIGH – YOUTH and Family Night – AH Community Centre - Denbigh 7 pm. Badminton, volleyball, basketball.

EUCHRE (NOTE to groups - please contact us and let us know if your Euchre parties are still active): ■ARDEN community hall Tuesdays 7pm; BOLINGBROKE Tuesdays at 7pm, ABC Hall, lunch, prizes■DENBIGH 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month, Denbigh Community Centre – 7 pm. ■GRIFFITH Lion’s Hall 1st and 3rd Friday of the month. 7 pm ■MABERLY Wednesdays $3 ■NORTHBROOK, Tuesdays 7pm, $3, Lions Hall (starting April 3)■PARHAM Mondays IOOF hall, 7pm. ■PLEVNA, Clar-Mill Hall, Mondays 7:30pm $4 sponsored by Holy Trinity Church ■

GRIFFITH – TAI CHI – Mondays at 10 am. $8.00 drop in fee. Membership $10/yr.

HARROWSMITH - ADULT CRAFTING, S&A Club each Sunday, October – May, 11am-3pm; bring your project, work on group activities, enjoy the fellowship; $3members/$4 non-members

LAND O’LAKES SENIORS meet every second Wed. of the month at Mountain Grove community hall; potluck, noon-2:30. All seniors welcome

LENNOX & ADDINGTON RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN/EARLY YEARS PLAYGROUPS & DROP-INS - Tamworth Playgroup: Mondays 9:30am-noon at arena; Northbrook Drop-In: Wednesdays 10am-1pm, Lions Hall; Flinton Drop-In: Thursdays 10am-1pm, 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

NORTH FRONTENAC FOOD BANK: food & cash donations needed; 613-532-8855, PO Box 151, Sharbot Lake, K0H 2P0

NORTHBROOK – ADULT COMMUNITY DROP-IN, Tuesdays, Lions Hall, 9:30am-3pm, drop-in free, home-cooked style noon meals available for $8, all welcome, info: LOLCS, Pam 336-8934 x229

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

NORTHBROOK – COMMUNITY CHOIR PRACTICE, Monday 7 pm, United Church, 108 Addington Rd. 2. Bring your voice and have fun

OMPAH - DROP-IN MORNING COFFEE CLUB, Community Centre, every Wednesday 9 – 11 am. All welcome

OMPAH EQUIPMENT EXERCISE GROUP, community centre, 9-10am weekdays except Wednesdays. All are welcome; $13 month or $2 visit; info Jane 479-2599 or Kathy 479-2897.

ONTARIO EARLY YEARS PLAYGROUPS: Mon: Sharbot Lake Pre-natal/Baby Group, Harrowsmith. Tues: Sydenham, Verona, Wed. Sharbot Lake Playgroup. Thurs: Storrington playgroup. All groups are from 9:30am-11:30. Info: the Child Centre 613-279-2244 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PARHAM FREE METHODIST Church Coffee house – Tuesdays from 10 to 11:30 am

PARHAM SENIORS meet every third Wed. at Free Methodist Church in Parham. Potluck, noon-2:30. All seniors welcome

PARKINSON SOCIETY MEETINGS, first Tuesday of month, Ongwanada, 191 Portsmouth Ave. Kingston, info 613-379-2012.

PLEVNA CRAFT GROUP meets Thursdays Sept to May, Clar-Mill Hall, 10am-4pm, all welcome, info: Elaine Lang 613-479-2336 or 613-558-2336


SHARBOT LAKE - LINE DANCING, Thursdays 9am-10am, United Church, opposite Mike Dean’s, $1pp; breaks for summer.

SHARBOT LAKE - RECREATIONAL BADMINTON, Thursdays, 7-9pm, Granite Ridge Educational Centre; $5 semester; fun & exercise for adults, children 14-17 with adult supervision only.

SNOW ROAD COMMUNITY CENTRE: Seniors’ Fitness Mondays & Thursdays 9:30-10:30am Info 278-1007; Low Mobility Fitness Tuesdays & Thursdays 11am-noon Info: 278-0216; Coffee Morning Fridays 10-noon

SOUTH FRONTENAC MUSEUM, 5595 Road 38, Hartington, open Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 1-4pm; info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SYDENHAM - FUN DARTS, every Tuesday, 7 pm, Royal Canadian Legion. Mixed teams, $2 per person. All welcome

SYDENHAM – GOOD GRACES CAFE 8 -11 am Grace Hall - Coffee, tea and muffins.

TAMWORTH LEGION – Shuffleboard Sundays 2 pm $2pp; Tuesday Night Darts - 8 pm $2pp; Thursday Night League Darts $2pp; Seniors’ bridge & euchre Fridays1:30pm

TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly Sharbot Lake Wednesdays weigh-in 5pm, meeting 5;30pm, North Frontenac Telephone Co., downstairs, guests welcome; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

TRINITY UNITED CHURCH – Verona – Harrowsmith/Verona Pastoral Charge. Weekday worship 4pm

VERONA FITNESS CLASSES, Trinity United Church, Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:20 pm, Dance Fitness Tuesdays at 6:15, beginners Yoga Thursdays at 6:15. Contact Becky 613-539-5449 for more info.

VERONA – VICTORIA’S QUILTS, 2nd Friday and 4th Tuesday of each month, from 10 until 3 at Trinity United Church. Help make and distribute quilts to cancer patients. Info This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

VERONA - ZUMBA SESSIONS Tuesdays from 2:15 until 3 pm, PCPS gym until end of Feb. call 374-2003

VOLUNTEER DRIVERS WANTED by the Canadian Cancer Society, please call 613-384-2361 or 1-866-877-0309

VON SMART® PROGRAMS free exercise classes for adults 55+. BellRock Hall, Tuesdays & Thursdays 9-9:45 am; registration May 26. Ompah: Mondays & Fridays 10-11am, community centre. Parham: United Church Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-10:30am. Sydenham: Grace Centre Mondays & Thursdays, regular program 10-11am; beginners’ (less intense) 11:15-12:15am. Verona: Trinity United Church Mondays & Thursdays 10-11am. Register at class or call 613-634-0130 x 3414 for info

WESTPORT – CPHC SENIORS’ EXERCISE CLASSES, at North Crosby Hall Wednesdays 9:45am; at Legion hall Tuesdays 3pm; Thursdays 9:30am; info Vivienne Fotheringham, : 1-800-465-7646 x 2054; runs Sept - May.

SOUTH FRONTENAC MUSEUM, 5595 Road 38, Hartington, open Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 1-4pm; info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

News From Across Frontenac

Click Here for More