Thursday August 17
SHARBOT LAKE – ANNUAL BBQ hosted by Rural Frontenac Community Services on the Oso Beach. Begins at 4:30pm and will feature a chicken BBQ.
SHARBOT LAKE – NFLT YOUTH PERFORMANCE 6:30pm at the Oso Beach as part of RFCS’s Annual BBQ. The campers from the North Frontenac Little Theatre’s first ever summer camp will put on a production called "Way back in Oso Township”.
SHARBOT LAKE – TAYLOR ANGUS & LOGAN BROWN perform at Cardinal Cafe 6-9 pm. Free – donations jar for band. Licensed, coffee and treats available.
VENNACHAR – GOOD FOOD BOX PICK-UP 2-5pm at Vennachar Free Methodist Church. Info Angela 613-333-1901.
Fri August 18 – Sun August 20
Friday August 18
HARLOWE HALL – OLE TYME FIDDLERS 7:30pm. Prizes, lunch, $6 non-members, all welcome - players, dancers, listeners and newcomers. PLEVNA – VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS BINGO at the Clarendon Miller Community Hall 7-9:30pm.
SHARBOT LAKE – PUPPET SHOWS at Sharbot Lake library branch starting at 1:30pm free for all. Two shows Paper Bag Princess and Creepy Carrots.
Sat August 19 – Sun August 20
PARHAM FAIR at the Parham Fairgrounds beginning at 10am on the Saturday, and 10:30 Sunday. Lots of entertainment. Country fair games, horse pull, vendors, workshops, you name it! Free parking on grounds.
Saturday August 19
ARDEN – ANNUAL BAKE SALE and veg/preserve sale hosted by the Historical Society at 8am.
BOLINGBROKE – CLUCK ‘N CORN DINNER, at the ABC Hall. Corn shucking contest at 4:30pm, dinner 6 pm. Tickets $20, children $10. Details www.abchall.ca or www.facebook.com/ABCHall.
MISSISSIPPI – ROSE HILL NATURE RESERVE 10:30am-2:30pm exploration made possible by the Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust. Admission $10. Bring along a picnic lunch, explore new trails and learn about the rich biodiversity. Info. mmtl.ca/events
SHARBOT LAKE FARMER’S MARKET - Heritage Festival Promotion: Frontenac Blades Tomahawk/knife throwing demonstration.
SHARBOT LAKE – LIONS ALL YOU CAN EAT breakfast. 8-11am, Soldier’s Memorial Hall (Oso). Adults $7, 6-12yrs $3 and under 6yrs free.
SYDENHAM – LAKE REGATTA 8am-6pm free, $2 parking donation for SLCC Beautification Fund. Eastern Ontario Divisional U15 Sprint Canoe Kayak Regatta.
VERONA – BBQ, YARD & BAKE SALE at the Verona Pentecostal Church 9am to 2pm, Rain Date August 26. Info 613-372-2608
Sunday August 20
AMHERST ISLAND - WOOLY BULLY RACE Start time is 9:15am, 1K Kids Fun Run, 5K & 10K races along the waterfront. Free BBQ after w/ vegetarian options, food courtesy of the Amherst Island Emergency Services Association. Proceeds go to the Neilson Store Museum and Cultural Centre.
ARDEN – ANNUAL BALL TOURNAMENT between Arden and Cloyne beginning at 2pm in Recreation Park. Spectators welcome!
BEDFORD OPEN MIC & JAM, 1-5pm, 1381 Westport Rd, audience $2; entertainers free; refreshments avail; info: Judy 374-2317, Wilhelmine 374-2614.
NORTHBROOK - MEMORIAL CEMETERY SERVICE, 2pm. In case of rain, service will be held at the Northbrook Lions Hall. A donation towards the Cemetery car would be greatly appreciated. Please bring a lawn chair. Special music.
SHARBOT LAKE – BBQ AND OPEN HOUSE 1 to 7pm at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 425. Canada 150 event. Hamburgers, hot dogs and refreshments – bar will be open. Considering becoming a member, come check us out!
SNOW ROAD – 132nd ANNIVERSARY of Snow Road Presbyterian Church, 11am service by Karen Hincke, music by the Abrams family and lunch in the Community hall to follow.
Monday August 21
PLEVNA – FOOT CARE CLINIC, Clar-Mill Community Centre, appointment: 613-279-3151
Tuesday August 22
SYDENHAM – MAGIC SHOW in the Sydenham Library Community Room from 2-2:45pm. Red, White and Wow Magic Show with Magician Owen Anderson. Families w/ children of all ages welcome. Tickets are free and available at the Branch 1pm the day of.
Thursday August 24
PLEVNA – BREAKFAST BUFFET, from 7-10am at Clar-Mill Hall 6598 Buckshot Lake Road. Info Ed 613-479-9909.
SHARBOT LAKE – MARTY RENWICK TRIO performs at Cardinal Cafe 6-9 pm. Free – donations jar for band. Licensed, coffee and treats available.
Friday August 25
MABERLY FAIR - 135TH 1:30-9pm placing of exhibits.
Sat August 26 – Sun August 27
SILVER LAKE – POW WOW Silver Lake Provincial Park. Gates open 10am, grand entry at noon. Admission $4. Info/camping Trudy 613-375-6356
VERONA – ART IN THE SAWMILL 12-4pm at 6037B Verona St. 5th annual show and sale by local artists. Interested artists call 613-374-3053.
Saturday August 26
BATTERSEA – GOLF TOURNAMENT a Loughborough Lake Assoc. event held at the Inverary Golf and Country Club, 1pm. Live music, Chicken BBQ Dinner. Info Susan 613-353-6538 or loughboroughlake.org
BON ECHO PARK – RAISE A SKINK, 11am-2pm at Children’s program area. Skinks are an endangered species of Lizards that only live in a handful of places - including Bon Echo. Info. 613-336-0830
CLOYNE – POP UP YARD SALE hosted by the Lion’s club. To contribute to the sale contact Lion Red at 613-336-8011.
CLOYNE – SHOW US YOUR TALENT at Pineview Free Methodist Church at 7pm. Open stage for anyone interested in displaying their talent. Or enjoying a great show of local talent. Admission: free.
DENBIGH - SHOW & SHINE CAR SHOW, Lions Club presents. 10am-2pm at the Lions Hall in Griffith, 25991 HWY 41. Food, refreshments, markets, games, & music. Admission by donation. Exhibitors and vendors welcome; bring your own tables. Contact Jan 613-333-1748. Rain date: Aug 27.
HARLOWE – OPEN MIC from 2-8 pm, Harlowe hall, Pot luck supper, 5:30 pm. Info Marie 613-336-2557
HARROWSMITH – ROAD RALLY Canada 150th Celebration/Road Rally – Centennial Park from 10am-4pm. Celebration activities begin at 1pm. A day of fun, events, & road rally! Info. Pam 613-372-1578 or Marilyn 613-372-0917.
MABERLY FAIR - 135TH 8am-6pm. Adults 18+ yrs $5, 7-17yrs $3, 6 & under free. Parade, horse shows, psychic readings, cake decorating, petting farm, horse draw, musical entertainment, karate & Tai Chi demonstrations, BBQ, games and more!
MCDONALD’S CORNERS – DINNER & Quarter Auction, opens 5pm, auction 7pm. Held by McDonald’s Corners Agricultural Society. Tickets $15 at Hill’s General Store 613-278-2020, Jeannie Kelso 613-278-1391, Alice Gilchrist 613-278-1020. Bring your own quarters if possible.
OMPAH – HAM DINNER Community Centre 5-7pm. Ham Cold Plate Dinner. $12, children under 12 $5.
SHARBOT LAKE – K&P TRAIL DAY, at Railway Heritage Park and Oso beach. 9:30am registration for optional run, walk and bike. 10am bike begins, 10:30 run and 1pm for the walk. 1:30 official K&P trail kickoff with parade at the park. 2pm music and food at beach – free.
Sunday August 27
SHARBOT LAKE – OPEN MIC hosted by Royal Canadian Legion Branch 425, 1pm-5pm, $5 admission charge, includes light lunch, 50/50 draw will be held. Proceeds to CHEO Walk for Children's Mental Health Awareness. Please come out and bring your talent and instruments.
Monday August 28
SHARBOT LAKE – FOOT CARE CLINIC, Senior’s Centre, appointment: 613-279-3151
Wednesday August 30
PLEVNA – CMCA OPEN HOUSE 1-4pm at Plevna Library. Clarendon & Miller Community Archives present “Historic Tours of North Frontenac” funded by the Community Foundation for Kingston and the Township of North Frontenac. Fundraiser raffle draw at 3pm.
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; www.alzheimer.ca/kfla
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; Tuesday nail party 1pm.
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 $13. Contact Freda: 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 - ADULT CO-ED RECREATIONAL SOFTBALL Tuesdays 6:30pm, Fridays 9am. Cloyne Recreation Field (just north of town). All skill levels welcome. Ball gloves available. Info. Rick Guthrie 336-3460 & Beth/Shane Buck 661-2449
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
LANARK HIGHLANDS BASKETRY MUSEUM, 5596 McDonalds Corners Rd.; McDonalds Corners, open Saturdays May to October 11am-3pm or by appointment; info: 613-278-1203; www.ankaretdean.ca
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
MABERLY – EUCHRE TUESDAYS, 7pm at ABC Hall. Refreshments afterwards, prizes awarded for each category. Call Joanne 613-279-1106
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: 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.
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 EXCERCISE BOOTCAMP, Clar-Mill hall every Tuesday and Sunday 7pm. $5 per class. Bring indoor shoes, water bottle and mat.
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
PLEVNA YOGA Saturdays from 9am-10:15am July 1 to September 2, 3801 Buckshot Lake Rd. Call Trina Pearce 613-797-3205.
SHARBOT LAKE FARMER’S MARKET Saturdays 9am-1pm at Oso Beach.
SHARBOT LAKE LEGION DARTS, Thursdays 7pm; $3
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
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.
SYDENHAM – SENIORS SOCIAL CLUB Tuesdays 12:30-2:30pm at the Grace Centre in the Social Hall. Euchre, cribbage, bridge, bingo. Free.
TAMWORTH LEGION – Shuffleboard Sundays 2 pm $2pp; Tuesday Night Darts - 8 pm $2pp; Thursday Night League Darts $2pp; Seniors’ bridge & euchre Fridays1:30pm
TRINITY UNITED CHURCH – Verona – Harrowsmith/Verona Pastoral Charge. Weekday worship 4pm
VERONA – ART EXHIBIT, at the Blue Roof Farm 6313 First Lake Rd. Every Sunday until Labour Day 2-5pm. Ceramics by Diane Creber, paintings and prints by Tim De Rose. Admission is free.
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 - 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.