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Countylive’s Community Calendar


Nov. 19 – Meet a Beekeeper at Athol Town Hall – Bees voted to be the most important living beings on earth! Elis Ziegler, County beekeeper and member of the Quinte Beekeeper’s Association, will talk about the bee life cycle, beekeeping as a hobby, products which come from beekeeping plus sample some honey. All 60+ are welcome, bring your questions, refreshments will be provided. This free presentation will be held on Tuesday, November 19, from 2:00 to 3:00pm at Athol Town Hall located at 1685 County Road 10 in Cherry Valley. Call the County Seniors Centre for more information and to register at 613-476-7493.

Nov. 21 – Christmas Cards & Gift Wrapping Social at Ameliasburgh Town Hall – Addressing Christmas cards and wrapping gifts becoming a chore? Bring your envelopes, gifts, wrapping paper and ribbons and volunteers will provide assistance. Get your wrapping and mailing ready and enjoy some Christmas cheer. All 60+ are welcome at no charge, refreshments will be provided. This free Christmas preparation day will be held on Thursday, November 21st from 9:30 to 10:30am at Ameliasburgh Town Hall located at 13 Coleman Street in the village of Ameliasburgh. Call the County Seniors Centre for more information and to register at 613-476-7493.

Nov. 21 – CLOUD SERVICES – ICLOUD AND ALTERNATIVES – Curious about iCloud and what other Cloud services are out there? Would you like to know how they can help you access your photos and music across devices? Join in for a discussion to answer some FAQs. Registration Required. Click HERE to register.
Event is Thursday, Nov. 21 from 2–3:30 p.m. at the Wellington Branch Library.

Nov. 21 – Vicki Delany author panel – Celebrated mystery writer Vicki Delany has put together a panel of local authors whom she’ll be interviewing about their works and the writing experience – representing all literary genres: Ryan Aldred, JD Carpenter, Gail Hamilton, Tanya Huff, Shelagh Mathers, Ken Murray, David Simmonds and Laurie Scott. Each author is donating one of their books to be drawn as a door prize. Refreshments will be served. Click HERE for tickets ($10).
Proceeds support the Library Expansion. Event is Thursday, Nov. 21 from 7-9 p.m. at the Picton Branch Library.





Nov. 24 – Novel writing with Andrew Binks – November in National Novel Writing Month: Do you have a novel in you, or lurking in a back closet? Now’s the time to let it out! In this last of four workshop courses, novelist Andrew Binks asks participants to provide work in progress or ideas in progress to be brainstormed, as part of the workshop format.
Space is very limited! $25 per session. Proceeds support the Library Expansion. Click HERE to register.  Participation in all four is preferred but not mandatory. This session is Friday, Nov. 22 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Picton Branch Library.

Nov. 26 —Prince Edward County Field Naturalists’ Members’ meeting plus speaker. Come hear stream expert Les Stanfield speak on the importance of watersheds in healthy ecosystems and resilient communities. Members and non-members are welcome. 7 p.m., Bloomfield Town Hall.

Nov.26 – Food for Souls and Bodies – A free community meal with crafts, songs and Gospel stories! Drop by St Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main Street, Picton, on Tuesday, November 26, starting at 5pm. This month’s story theatre is “Following Your Star”, as we prepare for the happy light of Christmas in the winter darkness. Everyone’s welcome – any age, any faith tradition (or none).

Nov. 27 – LUNCH and Falls Prevention Presentation at Milford Town Hall – Bernadette Hymus, a registered nurse from Hastings & Prince Edward Public Health, will present information regarding falls prevention and how to stay on your feet! Includes ways to prevent falls with proper nutrition and exercise and much more. This free presentation takes place at Milford Town Hall located at 3076 County Road 10, South Milford on Wednesday, Nov. 27 starting at 12:30pm. This will follow the Seniors Lunch & Learn being held at noon, cost for the lunch is $10, to register for the lunch call before noon Tuesday, Nov. 26. Call the County Seniors Centre for more information and to register for the presentation and/or lunch at 613-476-7493.

Nov. 28 – Hearing Clinic at Bloomfield Town Hall – The Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) is holding a free Hearing Help Clinic in partnership with Prince Edward Community Care. There will be a clinic at Bloomfield Town Hall located at 289 Bloomfield Main Street, Bloomfield on Thursday, Nov. 28th. This is your chance to have a Hearing Care Counsellor provide a hearing screening, answer your questions about hearing loss, give information about hearing health care, provide communication strategies for hearing loss, provide tips for hearing aid maintenance and demonstrate technical devices. Call the County Seniors Centre at 613-476-7493 to schedule your half hour appointment with a hearing care counsellor, appointments start at 10:30 am. For more information about hearing help services available for seniors, call the Canadian Hearing Society office at 1-866-518-0000 ext. 4292 or email

Nov. 29 – Bloomfield Nighttime Santa Claus Parade begins at 6:30 p.m. Street closes at 6 p.m.

Nov. 30 – “All Earth Is Waiting” — Five centuries of beautiful choral music for Advent, with the 18-voice County Chamber Choir under Michael Goodwin. St Mary Magdalene Church, 335 Main Street, Picton, at 2 pm on Saturday, Nov. 30. Tickets at the door are $5 for students and $20 for adults, with all proceeds going to the Recreation Outreach Centre (ROC).

Dec. 1 – Picton Santa Claus parade at 1 p.m.

Dec. 4 – Scrapbooking Social at Hillier Town Hall – Whether a novice scrap booker searching for an easy way to begin the first album or an experienced crafter looking for a new challenge, Joanne Cope will offer tips, techniques, and ideas to help you create layouts that are guaranteed to become treasured family keepsakes. Christmas is coming and Joanne will guide you to collect the right family keepsakes to start memorable Christmas ideas for next year. Share this craft activity with your children and grandchildren. If interest shown a regular weekly “Scrapbook Club” in Hillier will follow in the New Year. This free presentation is open to all 60+ seniors. Refreshments will be served. To register and for more information call the County Seniors Centre at 613-476-7493.

Dec. 5 – Prince Edward Learning Centre is looking for volunteer tax filers for the 2020 tax season. This is a great way to support your community and give back! If you are interested in working with them, please contact Christine Chapman at and attend an orientation at PELC on Dec. 5th from 3-4pm or Dec. 9th from 7-8pm.

Dec. 6 – Alternatives for Women candlelight vigil honouring women who lost their lives to domestic violence. Everybody welcome to meet at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 31 King St., Picton for a social time beginning at 4:30; vigil and presentations beginning at 5 p.m. and the meeting at 6:30 p.m. Survivor stories and a presentation by PECI students to feature.

Dec. 7 – Wellington’s Christmas in the Village 

Dec. 8 – Consecon Santa Claus Parade 1p.m.

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