Northern Happenings

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Thursday March 23

ARDEN – CIRCLE SQUARE RANCH community dinner, 6 pm. Roast beef dinner. Admission – free will offering.

VERONA – ORGANISING MEETING for the Celebration Road Rally for Canada 150 in South Frontenac. 7pm at the Verona Lions Centre. Info: Pam at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Friday March 24

SHARBOT LAKE LEGION SUPPER, 5:30 PM – Pork chops, $12

VENNACHAR – FAMILY GAME Night at Free Methodist Church. 6:30 pm. Bring a game and finger food. Info: Laurie at 613-479-2673

SNOW ROAD COMMUNITY CENTRE – Fourth Friday Friendly Chat, with Sharon Millar Dowdall – topic is “The Country Store” 10:30 am

VENNACHAR FREE METHODIST Church, Family Game Night, 6:30pm. Fun for all ages! Contact Laurie 613 479 2673

 

Saturday March 25

HARLOWE – OPEN MIC from 2-8 pm, Harlowe hall, Pot luck supper, 5:30 pm. Info Marie 613-336-2557

DENBIGH – MEN’S BREAKFAST. Hosted by the New Apostolic Church. 9 am. Info: Rev. Robert Sprague 333 9777 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

VERONA – SPAGHETTI DINNER at Lion’s Centre, 4504 Verona Sand Road. 5-7:30pm. Adults $12, under 10 $8, under 3 free. Fundraiser for scout group trip to Scout Jamboree in Nova Scotia. Info : Bridget Campbell: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 613-777-8321

SHARBOT LAKE - OPEN MIC, Sharbot Lake Legion 1-4 Pm. All are welcome. $5 admission. All proceeds to "Raise a Rink" project. District #3 Rec.

MOUNTAIN GROVE – CENTRAL baseball registration at Fire hall, 10am-noon. Info - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PARHAM – GOSPEL SING at Free Methodist Church, 7 pm. Alvin Lasher and friends and local talent. Free will offering, all welcome.

 

Sunday March 26

FRONTENAC WOMEN'S CHORUS & She Sings! Presents “Off the Charts” 2:30pm, Chalmers United Church, 212 Barrie Street, Kingston. $20 adults, $10 students, under 10, free. Info: shesings.ca

 

Monday, March 27

PARHAM DINERS, noon, United Church hall, for those 50+. $12, reservations requ’d: 613-279-3151

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

 

Wednesday March 29

VERONA/HARTINGTON SOFTBALL registration at Princess Anne Building in Hartington, from 6 to 8pm

SHARBOT LAKE – POVERTY LENTEN Lunch at Sharbot Lake United Church. A brief devotional and songs will precede the lunch hosted by the local churches and their clergy.

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. ARDEN – every Thursday 1:00-3:30pm, community hall. 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: connectionsadultlearning.ca, check out our Facebook page or call 613-279-2499 Sharbot Lake or 613-336-0691 Northbrook.

 

Friday March 31

ARDEN LEGION PASTA EVENING - 5 pm to 7 pm. Choice of three pasta dishes plus with Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread, homemade desserts and tea & coffee. Adults $10.00 , under10 years $5.00. Info: 335-4517

SHARBOT LAKE LEGION SUPPER, 5:30 PM – Cheesy Penne with Sausage, $12

 

Thursday March 30

PARHAM – RELAY FOR LIFE information session. 7 pm Parham Fire hall

 

Saturday April 1

VERONA/HARTINGTON SOFTBALL registration at Verona Lion’s Centre, from 12 – 2:30pm. Umpires also needed. Must be over 12, contact Mary Jo Dowker at 613-483-9126 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SNOW ROAD SNOWMOBILE CLUB Alzheimer Breakfast 8 - 11 AM at Clubhouse, 1106 Gemmill Road

DAFFODIL CAMPAIGN STARTS – Griffith, Mattawatchen and Denbigh. Canvassers will be going door to door. Will have proper ID. All money raised will be spent locally

SYDENHAM - COMMUNITY MUSIC NIGHT, 5:30 pm, Sydenham High School. Featuring Chris Brown and Luther Wright, After the News. Silent auction and food truck, licensed. Proceeds to Hartington Community Association for “Save Our Water”. Admission $20

PARHAM – GARDENING WORKSHOP with Cam Mather from Sunflower Farm. 10 am. Parham fire hall, 1282 Wagarville Rd. Admission by donation

BELL LINE ROAD AND WESTERN LANARK – Maple Weekend (see ad on page 6) or go to mapleweekend.ca

WINTERGREEN STUDIOS – IAN Tamblyn in concert – info 613-273-8745

 

Sunday April 2

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

SHARBOT LAKE – AUTISM Awareness Day. Family Game Afternoon, OSO Community Hall, 1:30 – 4pm. Board Games, colouring, crafts, jigsaw puzzles, drinks & snacks. All welcome, children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

PERTH ROAD – ELBOW Lake Environmental Education - Centre Explore IT part 4 – Citizen Science info 613-353-7968 or elbowlakecentre.ca/events

 

Monday April 3

OMPAH – FOOT CARE Clinic, Community Centre - appointment: 613-279-3151

 

Tuesday April 4

PERTH ROAD – ELBOW Lake Environmental Education - Centre Explore IT part 4 – Citizen Science info 613-353-7968 or elbowlakecentre.ca/events

 

Wednesday April 5

SHARBOT LAKE LEGION – General Meeting. Nominations 7 pm

SHARBOT LAKE – POVERTY LENTEN Lunch at St Andrews Anglican Church. A brief devotional and songs will precede the lunch hosted by the local churches and their clergy. Free will offering for Food Bank.

 

Regular Happenings

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.

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 6pmGriffith 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 until Feb. 24

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.

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 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

NORTHBROOK - OPEN MIC at Lion’s Hall. 2nd Friday each month. 6 – 11 pm. Pot luck followed by music. $6.00, $2 for entertainers.

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 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

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.

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.

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 ■ HARROWSMITH S&A Hall, 7pm every Monday except 2nd Monday of month, $5, proceeds to Diabetes Association (Sept-May). 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 ■  

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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