COMMUNITY LISTINGS DEEP RIVER ALZHEIMERS GROUP: Caregiver group meets
FRIDAY, MAY 19
LUNCH AT THE LEGION: The folks down at Branch 72 in Pembroke hope to see you this Friday for lunch. The Ladies Auxiliary prepares two choices of sandwiches and soup every Friday. For $5 you get soup and sandwich, tea or coffee served in the hall or lounge from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open to the public. Everyone is welcome. Take out also available. Treat your co-workers to lunch!
SATURDAY, MAY 20
PLANT SALE: On May 20, the annual plant sale fundraiser for the Petawawa Horticultural Society will be held indoors at the Petawawa Civic Centre from 8 a.m. to noon. Excellent prices and a good selection of flowers and vegetables.
PLANT SALE: On Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at Beachburg Hall, 1767 Beachburg Rd., Beachburg. “Help Pollination” – Bee nests for sale. Something for everyone! Sponsored by Beachburg Horticultural Society Info - 5823441.
M.S. SUPPORT GROUP: The M.S. support group meets the 3rd Saturday of each month (excluding July and August) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 170 Ellis. St., Pembroke. For more information contact Donna Lance at 613-735-1992.
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: The Ottawa Valley's own Gillan Rutz will be entertaining in the lounge of the Pembroke Legion on Saturday, May 20 from 6 to 10 p.m. He is full of stories, jokes and plays a wide variety of music. Everyone welcome.
TUESDAY, MAY 23
WALK-IN COUNSELLING FOR MENTAL HEALTH: For parents children and youth, the Phoenix Centre for Children and Families (130 Pembroke St. West., 2nd floor) provides one-hour counselling sessions that suit your needs and that can help make things better. 2 to 7 p.m. - last appointment at 6 p.m. For more information call 613735-2374.
TOASTMASTERS: Meets Tuesdays at 7:15 p.m. at St. Columbkille Cathedral, 188 Renfrew St., Pembroke (back door near Isabella St.) Learn to speak more confidently, be more engaging, spice up your stories. It’s a place for intelligent conversation, a little public speaking, and a lot of laughs. For information contact natasha. email@example.com.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 24
MARIANHILL FAMILY COUNCIL: The Marianhill Family Council meeting takes place in the Marianhill meeting room
ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 24 AT 2:30 p.m. Guest Speaker: Caitlin Brydges from the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County. Contact: Krista St. Cyr 613-7356839 ext. 317 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
THURSDAY, MAY 25
LODGE FAMILY COUNCIL: Family members or persons of importance to a current resident of Miramichi Lodge are encouraged to attend the next Family Council meeting on May 25th at 1:30 p.m. 613-735-0175 Ext. 215 for information.
ADULT SELF HELP GROUP: Is something bothering you? Is something causing you stress? Join us to learn how others are coping and let’s help each other. Confidential and safe environment, first name basis only. What is said here will stay here. Every Thursday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Robbie Dean Centre, 315 Pembroke Street East (right across from Mac’s Milk). Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information contact Paul at 613735-2691.
4-HAND EUCHRE: At the Pembroke Legion you can play 4-hand euchre for $6 per person on Thursday nights starting at 7 p.m. Open to the public! Everyone is welcome!
SATURDAY, MAY 27 PANCAKE BREAKFAST: The Petawawa Heritage Village is holding a pancake breakfast on Saturday, May 27 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Heritage Village. Menu: Pancakes, sausage, home fries, beans, eggs, coffee, tea.
BEST BREAKFAST IN TOWN! The cost for breakfast is a donation. The Petawawa Horticultural Society will be there selling spring plants. Vendors may rent a spot for $10. Boot sale in parking lot - rent a spot for $10. To book a spot call Ann at 613-687-5054.
BRING THE FAMILY - Share in a meal and then explore the Village. SPRING
LUNCHEON/CRAFTS & BAKE SALE: The Petawawa Presbyterian Church at 24 Ethel Street in Petawawa is holding its Spring Luncheon Crafts & Bake Sale on Saturday, May 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults: $8, Children: $4. Wheelchair accessible.
MONDAY, MAY 29
QUILTERS: Zion Lutheran Church at the corner of Miller and Munro Streets in Pembroke is looking for quilters, both young and old, or those young at heart. You don't even have to be a good quilter as we don't do anything fancy. You can quilt as long as you know how to make a few stitches. Our quilts are sent to Canadian Lutheran World Relief. We quilt on Mondays from 9 to 2 p.m. Bring a sandwich for lunch – we provide the tea or if you want, stay only until noon. That's ok too. Contact Cheryl at 613-687-9219.
PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP: The area Parkinson’s Support Group meets the third Monday of the month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Marianhill Inc. at 600 Cecelia St., Pembroke. Call Krista Girard Jobin for more information 613-735-6839 ext. 205.
MIRAMICHI LODGE DEMENTIA CARE FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP: Facilitated by a volunteer experienced with similar care giving challenges and the Alzheimer Society. May 29th from 1:30-3:30 p.m. For information, call 613-7350175 Ext. 111.
6-HAND EUCHRE: At the Pembroke Legion you can play 6-hand euchre for $6 per person on Monday nights starting at 7 p.m. Open to the public! Everyone is welcome!
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY MEETING: The general meeting of the Pembroke Horticultural Society takes place this evening at Zion United Church in the hall, 368 Miller St., Pembroke beginning at 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be Brenna Jansen and she will be talking on lessons learned from the market gardener for the home gardener. This is also a plant swap night. Memberships available, everyone welcome.
THURSDAY, JUNE 1
PONTIAC & OTTAWA VALLEY
WRITERS CIRCLE: The Pontiac and Ottawa Valley Writers Club is a newly formed group for writers of fiction living in the Pontiac and the Ottawa Valley to come together to enjoy the benefits of a creative writing community. The POVWC will meet on the first and third Thursday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Stone School in Portage-du-Fort, Quebec. All writers of fiction are invited and welcome! Website: http://povwc.ca.
SATURDAY, JUNE 3
THE BIG GIVE: Several of the churches in Cobden are hosting an event called "The Big Give". It will be happening from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on June 3rd, at the Astrolabe Arena, 43 Astrolabe Rd. in Cobden. It is a completely FREE event and will consist of a FREE garage sale, free haircuts, children's activities, BBQ, coffee and muffins, electronics recycling Drop off and much more. We are also accepting donations for the free garage sale on May 31 from 3-6 p.m., June 1 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and June 2 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
TAILGATE YARD SALE: The Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village will be holding its first Tailgate Yard Sale at the museum on Saturday, June 3. People can reserve a spot for $20 to sell items out off their tailgate in the parking lot of the museum! The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a BBQ from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This event officially opens the museum for the season. All monies raised go to support the Champlain Trail Museum and its programs and services. Please call 613-735-0517 or e-mail the museum at email@example.com to book your tailgate!
SUNDAY, JUNE 4
CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT: The Petawawa Heritage Society's Annual Charity Golf Tournament takes place on June 4 at Roanoke Golf Course, 610 Biesenthal Rd. 18 holes - 4 ball best ball. Tee off at noon. Cost $85 -18 holescart & BBQ, lots of prizes, silent auction. Call: Vic 613-687-6367 or Donna 613-687-6399, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUESDAY, JUNE 6
LOG CABIN QUILTERS: The Pembroke Log Cabin Quilters Guild will hold their last meeting of the season on Tuesday, June 6 at Carefor Mackay Centre on Deacon street in Pembroke. Doors open at 6 p.m. with potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. Please bring items for the garage sale and your entry for "What Canada Means to Me" quilt challenge plus any other charity blocks or quilts you have made. Everyone is welcome.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14
on the second Wednesday of the month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at North Renfrew Long-Term Care Centre, 47 Ridge Road, Deep River.
SATURDAY, JUNE 17
ANNIVERSARY TURKEY AND HAM SUPPER: St. Andrew's United Church Westmeath is celebrating its anniversary with turkey and ham supper on Saturday, June 17 at the Westmeath Community Centre Hall. Dinner runs 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Adults: $14, Children (5-10 yrs.): $7, 4 yrs. and under: Free. Takeout available. Everyone welcome!
TUESDAY, JUNE 20
BEACHBURG ALZHEIMERS GROUP: Coffee club for persons living with memory changes and their family caregivers meets on the third Tuesday of the month from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Whitewater Bromley Community Health Centre, 20 Robertson Road, Beachburg.
SATURDAY, JULY 8
FISHING TOURNAMENT: Rankin Culture & Recreation Centre’s Fishing Tournament. Biederman Park, Lake Dore. 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. During the Ontario free fishing week! $10 per adult, $5 per child. Adults prizes for heaviest pike, heaviest bass, and mystery weight. Kids prizes for largest rock bass, largest perch and first to 15 sunfish. Food for sale as well. Call Kellie for any additional info at 613-732-9739. www.rankincentre.ca