MAY 30-SEPT. 30: Belleville Lawn Bowling Club, 40, Yeomans Street Belleville, invites you to come out and try lawn bowling for FREE. Mondays at 11.00am, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7.00 p.m. instruction and equipment provided. Call 613968-3625. SEPT. 8, 15: Book Sale — Bridge Street United Church, 60 Bridge St. East, Belleville. Fridays Sept. 8th &15th from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays Sept 9th & 16th from 9am to 2pm. Large selection of books. Assortment of DVD’s, CD’s, vinyl records, puzzles and games.
SEPT. 15: Roast Beef Supper & Silent Auction at Wooler United Church Friday, September 15, 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Advance Tickets Only Roxie 397-1600; Anne 3973106 or Joyce 398-7694 ADULTS: $15.00 CHILDREN (6-12): $8.00
SEPT 16: The Quinte Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society presents “Tales of the Script: Old handwriting styles from 19th century” by Carol St Clair, Master Graphologist. Everyone welcome, bring a friend. Quinte West Public Library, 7 Creswell Dr, Trenton 1-3 pm. Visit www.roostweb.ancestry.com/~canqbogs
SEPT. 16: On Saturday September 16th 2017 from 9 a.m.-noon, come check out the Sonshine Craft group from Eastminster United Church First Annual Pop-up Craft supplies sale. Lots of great items including Knitting, Scrapbooking, Stamping supplies along with craft books and magazines. 432 Bridge Street East, Belleville.
SEPT. 16: Ninth annual Stirling Water Buffalo Festival from 11 am – 4 pm on Mill St. in the village. A presentation of Stirling Rotary and the Stirling & District Lions Club. Free admission. Free parking. Sample delicious food all made with water buffalo products. There’ll be ‘live’ music all day and fun for the whole family. The Kidz Zone features face painting, a ministick arena and Christopher the Twistopher’s balloon animals, all offered free of charge. See ‘Mater The Tow Mater’ from the animated film Cars. Come & enjoy Stirling hospitality in a fun-filled street festival atmosphere.
SEPT. 16-17: Picton Model Train Show. Operating train layouts, radio controlled boats, displays of model aircrafts and farm machinery. Hobby Vendors. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Prince Edward Curling Club. Picton Fairgrounds, Main Street East. Adults: $5, Children: 12 and under $1. For info call: Frank @ 613 476 4503 or John at 613-354-4298.
SEPT. 17, 19, DEC. 28-29: St. Thomas Anglican Church, Belleville, will be celebrating it’s 200th birthday in 2018. As part of the Bicentennial celebration we are planning to have performances of T,S. Elliot’s “Murder in the Cathedral” as the start of the celebration. We are looking for a cast of adults- eight men and eight women. Auditions will be held at St. Thomas Church, Sunday September 17 at 2.00 PM and Tuesday September 19 at 7.00 PM Please audition with a dramatic piece of your choice. Performance dates are Thursday and Friday, December 28 and 29, 2017 at St. Thomas’ Church. Please contact Darren Cole, Director, at 613-9200711 or David Smith, Bicentennial Committee at 613-96-4814.
SEPT. 18: Bring & Brag Auction Fundraiser for the Stirling & District Horticultural Society on Monday, September 18 at 7 p.m. at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Hall, 110 Mill St., in Stirling. Donations Accepted / Everyone Welcome. Call 613-398-0220 for more info.
SEPT. 19: Hastings County Historical Society presents author and historian, Steven Duff, speaking on his book “Hunter of Dreams: A Story of the Underground Railroad”. The focus of the book is on Dr. Alexander Ross, born in Belleville and a 19th century Canadian driving force in the safe passage of American black slaves. This free public presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. at Maranatha, 100 College St. West, Belleville. (Ample parking and level access at the rear of the building.) All are welcome; bring a friend and enjoy refreshments, displays and conversation following the presentation. For more info go to www.hastingshistory.ca
SEPT. 20: The Monthly Meeting of the Hastings Manor Auxiliary will be held on Wednesday, September 20 at 12:45 p.m. in the Volunteer Education Centre on the main floor of Hastings Manor.
SEPT. 20: QEMA’S Music Nite with Dave and Lenore Bongard and Friends at Wellington Town Hall at 7 p.m. Performers include Dick and Jane Babcock, Annette McIntosh, Angela Lamas, Jon Milford and Terry Spilchen. Come out for a great night of country music, meet new friends and enjoy refreshments. Donations are appreciated for projects at The Victoria Schoolhouse and future development of QEMA’s Children’s Museum in Ameliasburgh.
SEPT. 22: Belleville Club 39 presents The music of Hallman Swing Band on Friday Sept. 22nd at The Belleville Legion Br. 99, 132 Pinnacle St. Belleville(upstairs) Dancing from 8pm to Midnight, Singles & Couples are welcome Members $10 Nonmembers $12. Lunch will be served. for info 613-395-0162 or 613-966-6596
SEPT. 23: College Hill United Church located at 19 North Park Street, Belleville will be hosting a Turkey dinner from 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children. Please call the church for tickets 613 962-4147.
SEPT. 23: St. Jacobs Village Bus Tour, Sept 23, 2017 (Sat). Travel by Luxury Coach and enjoy a day of shopping and a free lunch buffet. Cost is $90.00 each. Call/ text Bonnie at 1-343-263-3053 for more information and to book your seat. Sponsored by C.A.M.Q.
SEPT. 24: The Parish Harvest Supper for Holy Name of Mary, Marysville; St. Charles Borromeo, Read; St. Vincent de Paul, Deseronto will be held Sunday September 24th 2017 at St. Charles Borromeo Hall, 484 Enright Rd., Read from 4 pm to 7 pm. Roast beef supper; Jeff Code and Silver Wings Band, Silent Auction, Face Painting, Castle Maze and Bean Bag Toss. Adults $15; Children 6-12 $7.50 and Children 5 and under free. Hope to see you there.
SEPT. 24: St Paul’s United Church Stirling. Sunday, September 24. Turkey, Ham, Baked Beans, Pie and more. Sittings at 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Adults $15, Students, 7- 13 yrs. $5. Children six and under free. Tickets available from the Church Office at 613-395-3379 and Doug Gray at 613-395-4127.
SEPT. 28: Hastings County Historical Society, in conjunction with the British Home Child Group International, invites everyone to the unveiling of a bronze historical plaque to commemorate the 10,000 orphaned, abandoned or impoverished British children who were brought to Belleville between 1875 and 1925 to be dispersed through the Marchmont Distribution Home. Through photos, artifacts and displays, learn about the stories of this important chapter in Belleville’s history. The unveiling will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Belleville Club, 210 Pinnacle Street, Belleville. If you know of anyone with a connection to Marchmont, please make them aware of this event. All are welcome. Reception to follow.
SEPT. 28: Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 60 North Trent Street, Frankford is having our Soup’s On Luncheon on Thursday, September 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Cost is $7.Take-outs available. Everyone welcome
SEPT. 29-30: Rummage and Bake Sale at St. Thomas Anglican Church 201 Church St. Belleville. Fri. Sept 29th 5:00 - 7:00 PM; Sat. Sept 30th 9:00 a.m.-noon. Clothing, household items, books, toys, DVDs, CDs, games, etc. Plus Home Baking Something for Everyone!
SEPT. 30: Flavours of Fall Family Festival at the corner of Bridge & Pinnacle Streets in Downtown Belleville, 10:00am to 3:00pm. Pumpkin & Nature Crafts n’ Games, Pony Rides & Animal Displays, Face & Balloon Art, and, free Apple Cider! www.facebook. com/flavours-of-fall.
OCT. 1: Fish Fry at St. Mark’s United Church, 237 Cannifton Rd N on Sunday, October 1 from noon to 2:30 pm. New Zealand Cod with all the fixings including homemade cake for dessert. Adult $15.00, Children under 12 $7.00. Please reserve at 613-968-8268. Take out available while quantities last.
OCT. 12-28: The Belleville Theatre Guild launches its 2017-2018 season with “Our Town,” written by Thornton Wilder and directed by Ian Feltham. Wilder’s play gently opens the scrapbook of several lives in small-town New Hampshire at the beginning of the 20th century. He weaves their joys and sorrows into a magical and unforgettable tale of all humanity, a tale for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1938. Performances are at the Pinnacle Playhouse on select evenings at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, and $10 for students. For
information and tickets, call 613967-1442.
OCT. 15: The Kiwanis Club of Tweed and community partners are hosting the Tweed Walk For Alzheimer’s on Sunday October 15th, at the fairgrounds. Registration at 12:30 p.m., the Walk from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Pledge forms available at Bush Furniture, Poplars Golf Club, Moira River Food Company, and the Municipality of Tweed. Print your own or fundraise online at walkforalzheimers.ca. Call 613962-0892 or 613-478-2038 for more info. All funds raise support the Alzheimer Society of HastingsPrince Edward. www.alzheimer.ca/ hpe
OCT. 28: Hastings County Historical Society Annual Banquet Celebrates the Commodores Orchestra - Swing, sway or tap your toes to Big Swing Band favourites performed by the Commodores and Music Director, Andy Sparling, at the National Air Force Museum of Canada on RCAF Road in Trenton. MC for the evening is Glen Woodcock, host of the Big Band Show heard weekly on Jazz FM91 CJRT in Toronto. “The Commodores Orchestra: Dance of the Decades”, a history of the Commodores’ 90 year continuous run, published by the Society, will be launched that night. Cocktails at 6:00 and dinner at 7:00. Tickets $65. per person, are available at Pinnacle Music (Front St) and QAC Office (Bridge St) in Belleville, Bruinix Jewellers in Trenton or by calling 613-961-7091. For more info go to www.hastingshistory.ca NOVEMBER THURSDAYS: November LIFE STORIES/MEMOIR WRITING-- at Belleville Library. Five Thursdays in Nov. from10-1pm. Enrich your stories by exploring andapplying key elements of good writing: structure,use of dialogue, description and detail. Share andreceive feedback in a vibrant,collaborative,writershelping-writers atmosphere. For moreinformation call: Linda Bond 613-968-5276.
NOV. 18: The Belleville Weavers & Spinners Guild presents its annual Fibre Arts Sale on Saturday, November 18, from 10:00am to 5:00pm. NEW LOCATION: St. Thomas’ Church Hall at 201 Church St. in Belleville (corner of Bridge & Church Streets). Come see what’s new in one-of-a-kind handcrafted creations — spun, woven, knit, felted — by local fibre artisans. Free admission & parking, wheelchair accessible. Payment by cash, cheque, or major credit cards. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. BARBERSHOPPERS WANTED: The Quinte area chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, A Cappella Quinte, is looking for men young and old to share our love of singing four-part harmony. The chorus meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the back hall of Calvary Temple, entrance through the office door. For more information, call Steve Armstrong (613) 968-3737 or Jack Evans (613) 967-3970. Singing is a hobby that is good for your health. Give us a try. PEER SUPPORT: The Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation invites anyone expecting bone and joint surgery to make contact with local volunteers for peer support. The free Ortho Connect program helps to ease the fear, stress and anxiety that go along with surgery and help patients prepare. It is ideal for those coping with arthritis, osteoporosis and injury. Call 1-800-461-3639 ext 224. SUNDAYS: Amazing Coffee in Madoc hosts an open acoustic jam Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. The jams focus on folk, blues and country swing. Any musician, any age, any ability is welcome to unplug and join in. Info: www.amazingcoffee.ca.
SUNDAYS: Tweed Lions Club Music in the Park will commence Sunday June 26, at Tweed Memorial Park on beautiful Stoco Lake at 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm and every Sunday through to and including Aug 28. The band liisting is available at local businesses or from Tweed Lion Club Members and at each event.
EVERY LAST SUNDAY: Euchre at Noon in the Frankford’s Royal Canadian Legion at 12 Mill St. MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS: Quinte Woodcarvers fall session starts Thursday Sept 10, 2015, 7–9 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 14, 1–4 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church on Victoria Ave., next to Moira Secondary School. You are welcome to attend both or either session each week. If you would like to learn to carve or are experienced, new members are always welcome. For more information, call Brian at 613-966-3091. THIRD MONDAYS EVERY MONTH: Emmaus Cancer Support Group meets the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Hastings Park Bible Church, 36 Harder Dr., Belleville. Please join us for caring and sharing. Our group is open to anyone coping with cancer, their family members and/or caregivers. We welcome all returning and new members. Please contact Sandy at 613-922-5804 or Judy at 613-9629628 for further information.
MONDAYS: Something new for the Frankford legion, Cribbage will be played every Monday register at noon play at 1 p.m.
MONDAYS: The Bay of Quinte Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is looking for women who love to sing four-part harmony. Rehearsals are on Monday evenings 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Quinte Gardens, 30 College St. W, Belleville in the lower level auditorium. No need to read music. Enjoy the fun and friendship as you learn how to find your best voice. For more info call Elizabeth 613-779-1009 or visit: http://bayofquintechorus.webs.com.
MONDAYS: New members welcome at Quinte Living Centre Concert Band. Students to Seniors. If you play (or used to) any band instrument, want to make music with others, and have fun, join us on Mondays 7 – 9 p.m. at the Quinte Living Centre, 370 Front Street, Belleville. Further information: Marialice Fielding at email@example.com 613-962-2881, or Sally Sedore at firstname.lastname@example.org 613-243-1450.
MONDAYS: Alateen Meeting for young people struggling with a parent or guardian with a alcohol or drug addiction. Belleville Library - Mondays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - all ages welcome. EVERY MONDAY: Seniors Euchre Club at Parkdale Community Centre every Monday. Start Time 1:00 p.m. sharp. Everyone 50 Plus Welcome. Cost $3.00. This includes 50/50 Draws, sign in prize, euchre score prizes. FIRST MONDAY OF MONTH: COPD Support Group meets every month on the first Monday of the month. Next Meeting is May 5 and speaker will be Malcom Jones from the Nurse Practioner Led Office. Meeting starts at 11:00 a.m. at the Quinte Sports and Wellness Center in the Seniors Room. Everyone welcome. No fees. EVERY SECOND MONDAY: Quinte West MS Support Group meets every second Monday of the month at the MFRC, Rivers Dr. Trenton from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
The Empire Theatre, downtown Belleville presents BLACKIE AND THE RODEO KINGS on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 8 p.m.
The Empire Theatre, downtown Belleville, is proud to present Barenaked Ladies: on their ìCanada 1 Five 0 Tourî Monday, October 23rd! For complete info: www.theempiretheatre.com / 613-969-0099,