Northern Happenings

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Thursday April 27

SNOW ROAD COMMUNITY Centre Music Night, Neville Wells and friends, $10 advance $12 at door, children ½ price


Friday April 28 - Sunday April 30

SHARBOT LAKE – “HERE ON the Flight Path” an adult comedy by Norm Foster, presented by North Frontenac Little Theatre. $15, $10 students. Fri. and Sat. 7:30 pm, Sun. 2pm. Granite Ridge High School Cafetorium. Tickets at the door or at Sharbot Lake Pharmasave,  and the Amazing Dollar Store.


Friday April 28

SHARBOT LAKE LEGION SUPPER, 5:30 PM – ham and scalloped potatoes, $12 – Line Dancing following supper at 7pm, $3

SNOW ROAD COMMUNTY CENTRE – Friendly Friday Community Talk - “Women’s Institutes in the Community” 10-12am – refreshments as part of weekly Coffee Hour.

VENNACHAR -  FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT,  Free Methodist Church, 6pm. Popcorn included! Info Laurie 479 2673.


Saturday April 29

TICHBORNE – OLD FASHIONED Box Social at Bradshaw Schoolhouse 6pm – info call Lois Webster 613-375-6332

SHARBOT LAKE AND DISTRICT Lions - All You Can Eat Breakfast. Soldiers Memorial Hall (OSO Hall) 8 - 11 am. Adults $7, children 6-12, $3, under 6 Free. (A CF Canada 150 event)

COFA’S 15TH ANNUAL Beef Barbecue at the Northbrook Lions Hall. All you can eat dinner 4-7pm. $14 adults and $7 children, and no charge for children under 12 years

SNOW ROAD SNOWMOBILE Club charity breakfast for Melanoma, 8 – 11 AM at Clubhouse, 1106 Gemmills Road

PLEVNA – BUFFET BREAKFAST at Clar Mill hall 7-10am. $8, 6-12 $4, 5 and under free. Sponsored by Clar-Mill community volunteers

PERTH ROAD - SPRING CRAFT SALE  - 9 am til 2 pm. Sunday School hall, in Perth Road Village. Multiple local and regional vendors. Free Admission.

DENBIGH - ANNUAL PANCAKE breakfast, New Apostolic Church,  in support of the Community Food Bank 9-11am. Live music. Contact Rev. Robert Sprague - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MOUNTAIN GROVE – LAND O’LAKES SENIORS – ham and scalloped potato dinner. $12 adults $5 6-12. Pie Sale (A CF Canada 150 event)


Sunday April 30

DENBIGH/GRIFFITH LIONS Club -  Annual Daffodil Tea for Cancer, 1-3pm. Cancer survivors pouring tea, Lunch and live music -  $7. Proceeds to local cancer campaign. All welcome.

INVERARY UNITED CHURCH presents Chris Murphy. 7 pm. Free will offering, free parking. 4681 Latimer Road.

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

FLINTON – BLUEGRASS COUNTRY GOSPEL night at Through the Roof Ministry. 6:30 pm. 3662 Flinton Road. All welcome.


Wednesday May 3

SNOW ROAD – FOOT care clinic, Snow Road hall,  appointment: 613-279-3151

SHARBOT LAKE LEGION -  General meeting and election. 7Pm

VENNACHAR – KIDS NIGHT at Free Methodist Church, 6-7pm story snack, games and craft for mom.


Thursday May 4

SYDENHAM – EMERGENCY AND PUBLIC Works vehicles tour at Public Works yard, 2490 Keeley Road, 5-8pm. Vehicles used by OPP, fire, ambulance, and public works. Sponsor – United Way.

MABERLY – ST. STEPHEN’S Church dinner and euchre, noon. Info – Evelyn Cooke, 613-267-2089


Friday May 5

BELLROCK - KINGSTON TENORS at Bellrock Hall concert plus Tapas prepared by the Happy Chef, 7pm. Tickets $15 pp $25 per couple. Available at  Food Less Travelled, Nicole’s Gift shop, Asselstine’s Hardware and Sydenham Pet and Farm Supply.

HARTINGTON – COUNTRY & GOSPEL CONCERT, 7pm at Portland Community Church, 5567 Rd 38, $5 at the door, light refreshments

SNOW ROAD SNOWMOBILE CLUB Annual General Meeting 7:30 PM at Clubhouse, 1106 Gemmills Road


GODFREY. SALT LUNCH and Alzheimers presentation. Glendower Hall,  1381 Westrport Rd, 11:30am to 1pm. Pre-register by calling 613-276-6477 by May 3

SYDENHAM - ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN Church, 4336 Mill St., Fiish fry.5-7pm., $13 Children $6.00 Age Five and Under Free - Take-Out Available

HARROWSMITH – GILMOUR’S ON 38 - Raffle ticket sales event for Sydenham Lion’s Club Friday 2-4, Sat. and Sun 10-4 1st prize $500 – draw to be held at the Point on Canada Day.


Saturday May 6

ARDEN – FUNDRAISING DARTS tournament at Arden Legion. 8am Breakfast 10am registration 11am tournament starts. Bake sale, silent auction, all day event. Info Jeanette 613-335-2744

BOLINGBROKE – SPRING FLING Fashion Show, ABC Hall (3166 Bolingbroke Rd), 7-9 pm $20pp includes refreshments. Cash bar. Designers from across the region

PLEVNA - CLARENDON & MILLER Community Archives (CMCA) -  Lodges of North Frontenac: Past & Present , 1 pm Clar-Mill Hall with guest Neville Wells

VERONA – LIONS CLUB FREE BBQ, hamburgers and hot dogs, Asselstine's Hardware, 11:30am.

TICHBORNE - BIKE RIDE on the new K&P Trail, from 10 to noon. Bring the family to this CANADA 150 event. Ride 10 km on a prepared surface with flat terrain. For more information, call 613 279-2144.

SYDENHAM LEGION – SALE, 25 vendors, get your Mother’s Day gifts, 10am-3pm, proceeds to SFCS Food Bank.

SYDENHAM LAKE CANOE CLUB info session and registration 9am at Clubhouse

FRONTENAC PROVINCIAL PARK 3km Doe lake Trail walk. Meet at park office 10 am, no dogs. Cost – day permit. Info, 613-376-3489

WINTERGREEN STUDIOS – SINGING Meadow with Peri Mcquay 4:30pm optional walk 6pm supper, 7:30pm reading. Info and pricing 613-273-8745


Sunday May 7

FRONTENAC PARK – EARLY MORNING bird walk w/Kathy Felkar. Meet at 8am park office. No dogs, cost  - day permit Info 613-376-3489


Monday May 8

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


Tuesday May 9

OMPAH - NORTHERN 5 DINERS, noon, For those 50+, $12, reservations requ’d 613-279-3151


Wednesday May 10

BOLINGBROKE - FOREVER FRIENDS CLUB, noon; info Joyce Fleming This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; (613) 273-4832

HARROWSMITH - SOCIAL & ATHLETIC CLUB MEETING, All are welcome to attend Call Pam 613-372-1578 for further information & membership.


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, Fridays 10-11 am Contact Ronda 613-885-8543 (April to June session)

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

BOLINGBROKE Mahjong, Thursdays at 1:30 – 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

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 Mondays at 12noon 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 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. 

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