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Oct 16 – Athol all-candidates’ meeting Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Athol Town Hall, Cherry Valley.

Oct. 19 – Hearing Help Clinic Community Care for Seniors Office – The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) regularly holds free Hearing Help Clinics at the Community Care office, 74A King Street in Picton. This is your chance to have a Hearing Care Counsellor answer your questions about hearing loss, give information about hearing health care, provide communication strategies for hearing loss, do hearing screening, provide tips for hearing aid maintenance and demonstrate technical devices. Call 613-476-7493 to schedule your half hour appointment with a hearing care counsellor. Hearing Care Counsellors from CHS also make free home visits. For more information about services available for seniors call the Belleville CHS office at 613-966-8995 or email them at

Oct.23 – FOOD FOR SOULS AND BODIES — Join us for our monthly free dinner, plus crafts, music and Gospel stories. There’s something for everyone of any age! This month’s theme is “ Being grateful, saying ‘Thank you!’ ”. See you at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, in the St Mary Magdalene Parish Hall, behind the church at 335 Main Street, Picton.

Oct. 28 – Picton Shout Sister Choir will be Singing for Hospice Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, at 2 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Church, Picton.
Tickets: $15 Proceeds for Hospice Prince Edward. Tickets are available at Hospice Prince Edward, 40 Downes Avenue, Picton and at the door! Call 613-645-4040.

Oct. 28 – NOTE Glenwood Cemetery Fundraising Concert to be re-scheduled.


Nov. 1 – Seniors Information and Active Living Fair – at the Wellington & District Community Centre – The County Seniors Centre is hosting the first annual Seniors Information and Active Living Fair. This free event is designed to promote activities that promote active healthy living, social engagement, partnerships, independence, learning, and reduces social isolation, for seniors, their families and caregivers. The Fair will enhance accessibility and awareness of programs and services available in the area. There will be a variety of “vendors” from the community showcasing what services they can offer, as well as a variety of seminars and demonstrations. This event is free to the public. Door prizes, refreshments and healthy snacks will be available. Call the Community Care office for more information about the fair at 613-476-7493 or email

Nov.3 – St Mary Magdalene Christmas Tea – Get a head start on your holiday shopping on Saturday, November 3, between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Drop by the Parish Hall at 335 Main Street East in Picton and enjoy delicious assorted sandwiches and sweets, with the fun of a White Elephant table, home-made pickles, jellies, jams and cakes, Grandma’s Cupboard and a draw for a gorgeous gift basket. Bottomless tea and coffee are included in the $10 price. All proceeds to community outreach.

NOV 9 – Murder mystery coming to the Waring House – The Waring House in conjunction with Big Time Murder present an evening of food, fun and MURDER! Join in for a night of suspense and killer food and try to solve the mystery before the sweet course of revenge is served. The show is Friday, Nov. 9 from 6-11 p.m. Tickets $50 includes plated dinner and show. Doors open at The Waring Hall at 6pm – Show begins at 6:30 – Dinner is served from 7pm

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Ongoing Events

Seniors Walking Program – Community Care for Seniors walking programs at Picton and Wellington Monday to Fridays at PECI, CML Snider and Wellington arena. Register by calling 476-7493.

Tuesdays – Babies & Beyond program for teen parents and their babies. Lunch, baby care and parent resources provided. Family Health Team nurse, Resource Consultants, Infant Development, Early Childhood Educators and Health Nurses available weekly. call Susan at 613-476-8142 or Bonnie at 613-476-8252 ext. 24

BUSY FEET PLAYGROUP – The Hub child and family centre offers a free Busy Feet program. Lots of physical activity wear your running shoes. Call 613-476-8142 for information

AA meets every Monday, 7:30pm Wellington United church & Wednesday 8pm Picton Hospital boardroom .

Al Anon (for persons affected by someone’s drinking) meets 8pm Tuesday at HOPE church 40 King St., Picton. Lower entrance from parking lot. Information 1-866-951-3711

Hospice Prince Edward – If you are having trouble coping with the death of a loved one, this group could be of some support for you. Call 613-476-2181 ex 4519.

Volunteer Drivers Needed – Volunteer Drivers escort seniors to medical appointments and essential shopping. Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors

Donate used items to Community Care’s Thrift Shop – Take your good used items to Prince Edward Community Care’s Thrift Shop, 153 Main Street, Picton Monday 1pm-4pm, Tuesday to Saturday 10am-4pm. 100 per cent of the proceeds go toward helping seniors live at home.

The HUB Child and Family Centre has the Baby Box store at 10 McFarland Court . Baby products at discount costs. Sponsored by the United Way and Community Development Council. Call 613-476-8142

The Hub child and family centre offers free playgroups. Call 613-476-8142 for information.



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