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Fri - Sep 15 -- Sat - Feb 03
  Exhibit: Quirky Tunes

When: Sept 15 - Feb 3

Where: Dufferin County Museum and Archives

The DCMA has an impressive collection of over 1500 pieces of sheet music. From songs that we know and love, to interesting titles such as, “All the World Will Be Jealous of Me” and “If You Talk In Your Sleep Don't Mention My Name”. A selection of vibrant covers and songs will be on display in the Long Gallery for all to enjoy – sing along if you like!

Admission: Regular rates

Tue - Jan 02
  Arts and Craft Fun

Drop in at the Orangeville Public Library on Tuesday January 2nd.

Drop in anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for a come-and-go craft event. Materials provided.

No registration is required. Please note, Arts & Craft Fun is not supervised. Children should be accompanied by an adult.

Wed - Jan 03
  Tech Help @ the Library

Wednesday January 3 at the Mill Street Public Library.

Drop in any time between 2 to 4 p.m. for individual technology help and demonstrations. Library staff will be available to provide hands on assistance to help you with tablets, iPads, eReaders, computers and smartphones. Learn about computers and library resources while increasing your tech-knowledge. Bring in your own device, or you can learn with ours. No registration is required.

Wed - Jan 03
  Free Build LEGO @ Mill

The event takes place on Wednesday January 3 at the Mill Street Library.

Drop in between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  Have fun getting creative with LEGO at your own pace.

Please note, this program is not supervised. Children should be accompanied by an adult.

Thu - Jan 04
  Family Movie

The event takes place on Thursday January 4 at the Mill Street Library.

Bring the whole family to enjoy The Chronicles of Narnia: the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Bring your own snacks!

No registration is required. Please note, this program is not supervised.

Movie starts at 10:30 a.m.

Fri - Jan 05
  Yoga With Alice

The event takes place on Friday January 5th at the Mill Street Library.

Join Alice in the meeting room from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. for some yoga fun!  

Just for kids 6 and up! Don't forget to wear comfy clothes.

No registration is required.

Sat - Jan 06
  Orangeville Wolves Big Hockey Game

Saturday January 6 at 7 p.m. at Alder Arena.

Tickets are only $5.00 and free if you are under 8.

Tickets are available at the door or you can purchase them ahead of time by contacting your favorite Wolves player, or you can PM us directly on Facebook.

Sat - Jan 06
  Orangeville Minor Soccer Club 2008 Girls Rep Team Bottle Drive

When: Jan 6 11:00am to 3:00pm

Where: Burbank/Parkview OrangevilleON

The Orangeville Minor Soccer Club 2008 Girls rep team is having their 2nd Annual Bottle Drive Fundraiser. On January 6th(weather permitting) the girls will be going door to door looking for liquor and beer bottle donations to raise money for their soccer team in the Burbank/Parkview area. They are not asking for any help in collecting but just asking for you to save your empties and to donate them. If you do not live in this area and would like to donate, please contact Coach Allan for pick up. Omsc2008girlscoach@gmail.com

Sun - Jan 07
  Township of Amaranth New Year's Levee

The 2nd annual New Year's Levee takes place on Sunday January 7th.

It goes from 2 to 4 p.m. at council chambers.

There will be food, cake, and conversation with the Mayor and Councillors. 

Tue - Jan 09
  Orangeville & District Horticultural Society Monthly Meeting

When: January 9, 2018, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Where: Orangeville Seniors Centre, 26 Bythia Street, Orangeville

Please welcome Denise as our guest speaker. Her topic is "Planting Native Trees". She will show you a variety of native trees that will grace your property and gardens. Free parking, guests welcome

Thu - Jan 11
  Puppet Making Workshop

On Thursday January 11th at the Mill Street Library from 10:15 to 11:30 am, come enjoy a puppet skit, explore puppet making and encourage your children's language and storytelling skills. 

This pre-school program is recommended for ages 2 1/2 to 6 years. 

Register in person with Ontario Early Years Dufferin, 30 Centre Street, or by telephone at 519-941-6991 Ext. 2205.

Thu - Jan 11
  Concussion Orientation for Parents and Leaders of Active Youth Seminar

When: Thurs Jan 11 6:30pm

Where: Orangeville District Secondary School

Concussion Orientation for Parents and Leaders of Active Youth (COPLAY) is hosting a seminar on concussions Jan 6 at ODSS starting at 6:30. Get the latest information on concussions.

Pre-register by calling Oranegville Parks and Recreation 519-940-9092

Thu - Jan 11
  Concussion Orientation for Parents and Leaders of Active Youth Seminar

When: Thurs Jan 11 6:30pm

Where: Orangeville District Secondary School

Concussion Orientation for Parents and Leaders of Active Youth (COPLAY) is hosting a seminar on concussions Jan 6 at ODSS starting at 6:30. Get the latest information on concussions.

Pre-register by calling Oranegville Parks and Recreation 519-940-9092

Thu - Jan 11
  Probus Club of Orangeville Monthly Meeting
Thu - Jan 11
  Orangeville Snowmobile Club Wing Night

When: Jan 11 5-9PM

Where: The Hatter Gastropub

The Hatter Gastropub will donate 50% of sales generated on orders of certain items placed between 5:00PM-9:00PM EST to the snowmobile club.

Club executives will be on hand to greet fellow snowmobilers and non-snowmobilers alike, and answer any questions regarding the snowmobile club.

Funds raised during the event will go back into supporting club initiatives and snowmobile trail maintenance.

Fri - Jan 12
  Teen Advisory Group

Friday January 12 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. at the Mill Street Public Library.

Have your say and help shape your library! Earn community service hours while enjoying fun activities and food!

Ages 13+

Fri - Jan 12 -- Sun - Jan 14
  Orangeville Music Theatre's My Fair Lady

When: January 12,13, 14, 19, 20, & 21

Where: Orangeville Opera House

Orangeville Music Theatre kicks off its 40th year with this classic show! The show follows the story of Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins two iconic characters played by Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn in the motion picture. We look forward to entertaining you! Visit www.orangevillemusictheatre.com or call the Opera House at 519-942-3423 for tickets.

Sat - Jan 13
  Orangeville's Indoor Farmers' Market

When: Every other Saturday Nov-Apr

Where: Orangeville Town Hall

Orangeville Town Hall will be buzzing with activity this fall and winter as the Orangeville Farmers' Market moves indoors. The market will operate every other Saturday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. from November 4 to April 21. Occupying the main floor atrium and upper floor mezzanine, the indoor market features vendors who offer locally-raised meats, baked goods, unique arts and crafts, and local seasonal produce.

Tue - Jan 16
  Read with Everyone @ Alder

Tuesdays @ Alder - January 16 to March 6  

10:15 to 11:00 a.m.

Share books, rhymes, songs, and a variety of fun activities with your young ones as they develop early literacy skills and a love of books and reading.

Tue - Jan 16
  Paws to Read @ Alder

Tuesdays @ Alder - January 16 to March 6 

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Children love to cozy up and read to a four legged friend from Therapeutic Paws of 
Canada. Each child reserves a weekly 15 minute time slot to read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Sessions are free. Register by email with Cheryl at cmgatt@hotmail.com

Tue - Jan 16
  Read with Babies @ Alder

Tuesdays @ Alder - January 16 to March 6

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Enjoy the fun of knee bounces and tickle rhymes with your baby. Songs, rhymes, and books will help to get your baby excited about getting ready to read.

Tue - Jan 16
  Orange thREADs

Tuesday January 16 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m at the Mill Street Public Library.

Do you love to knit, crochet or cross-stitch? Orange thREADs is a monthly stitchery group that lets you share your passion for reading and crafty creations. Relax with your latest project while sharing in an informal conversation about books.

Join this lively group for good conversation and project ideas. New members always welcome.

Wed - Jan 17
  Paint Night - "Winter Pine Cones" Supporting Dufferin Alzheimer's Society

When: Jan 17

Where: Soulyve, Mill Street Orangeville

Enjoy winter by painting the "Winter Pine Cones" at Soulyve from 7pm - 9pm! Ticket price includes all supplies, one FREE alcoholic drink, and appetizers serves halfway through the meal. Generously hosted by Thirst for Art with a portion of sales being donated to the Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County! Tickets available for purchase online at http://www.thirstforartevents.com/

Wed - Jan 17
  Paws to Read @ Mill

Wednesdays @ Mill - January 17 to March 7 

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Children love to cozy up and read to a four legged friend from Therapeutic Paws of 
Canada. Each child reserves a weekly 15 minute time slot to read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Sessions are free. Register by email with Cheryl at cmgatt@hotmail.com

Thu - Jan 18
  Read with Babies @ Mill

Thursdays @ Mill - January 18 to March 8 

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Enjoy the fun of knee bounces and tickle rhymes with your baby. Songs, rhymes, and books will help to get your baby excited about getting ready to read.

Thu - Jan 18
  Read with Everyone @ Mill

Thursdays @ Mill - January 18 to March 8 

10:15 to 11:00 a.m.

Share books, rhymes, songs, and a variety of fun activities with your young ones as they develop early literacy skills and a love of books and reading.

Thu - Jan 18
  Club Art @ The Library
 
It takes place January 18th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Mill Street Public Library.
 
Join artists Ricky Schaede, Jacklyn Hancock, and Heather Scott for 'Club Art @ The Library', an open studio type event where space and materials are provided for you to explore your creative expression! A great opportunity for young artists to become a part of a local artistic community! Also a great opportunity for parents to make art with their kids for free! Drop in between 6 and 8 p.m.

* Some materials provided. 
* Open to artists of all ages and skill levels. 

* Kids 8 and under must be accompanied by parent or guardian. 

* Open studio type setting, not a free art lesson. 

* Explore your creativity with other artists!

Contact: Lauren Tilly

Phone: 519-941-0610

Website: www.orangevillelibrary.ca

Contact Email:infolibrary@orangeville.ca

Fri - Jan 19 -- Sun - Jan 21
  Orangeville Music Theatre's My Fair Lady

When: January 12,13, 14, 19, 20, & 21

Where: Orangeville Opera House

Orangeville Music Theatre kicks off its 40th year with this classic show! The show follows the story of Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins two iconic characters played by Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn in the motion picture. We look forward to entertaining you! Visit www.orangevillemusictheatre.com or call the Opera House at 519-942-3423 for tickets.

Sat - Jan 20
  Family Movie Matinee - Despicable Me 3

When: Jan 20 @ 2pm

Where: Orangeville Public Library Mill St.

Bring the whole family to enjoy a weekend movie screening. No registration is required. Please note, this program is not supervised. Bring your own snacks!

Movie starts at 2 p.m.

Sat - Jan 20
  2018 Fire & Ice Festival and Alton Millpond Hockey Classic

When: Jan 20

Where: 1402 Queen St. W, Village of Alton

A festival of flames, food, and fine art! Enjoy a winter weekend full of outdoor fun, featuring the Alton Millpond Hockey Classic. Attractions include millpond skating, live ice sculpture, bonfires, a snow slide and snowshoe demonstrations, and a special fire sculpture at dusk on Saturday. Local food and beverage vendors in attendance. Indoor arts and culture fun for the family; storytime and crafts.

Sat - Jan 20
  Mono Nordic Ladies' Ski Day

When: January 20th, 2018 9am-2pm

Where: Mono Nordic Ski Club, Mono

Please join us for a fun day of skiing, socializing and pot luck lunch. Cost is $25 and your contribution to the potluck. This event sells out early! If you've received emails for this event in the past please watch for your email invitation around December 15th, 2018 and follow the link to register and sign up for your contribution to the lunch. To put your name on our email list, please email mnladiesday@hotmail.com

Mon - Jan 22
  Orangeville Blood Donor Clinic

When: Jan 22 2-7PM

Where: Orangeville Best Western

Come out to the Orangeville blood donor clinic and donate blood to save a life! Book your appointment online at blood.ca or walk in.

Mon - Jan 22
  Orangeville Blood Donor Clinic

It goes on January 22nd from 2:00pm to 7:00pm at the Orangeville Best Western.

Come out to the Orangeville blood donor clinic and donate blood to save a life! Book your appointment online at blood.ca or walk in.

Tue - Jan 23
  Read with Babies @ Alder

Tuesdays @ Alder - January 16 to March 6

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Enjoy the fun of knee bounces and tickle rhymes with your baby. Songs, rhymes, and books will help to get your baby excited about getting ready to read.

Tue - Jan 23
  Paws to Read @ Alder

Tuesdays @ Alder - January 16 to March 6 

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Children love to cozy up and read to a four legged friend from Therapeutic Paws of 
Canada. Each child reserves a weekly 15 minute time slot to read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Sessions are free. Register by email with Cheryl at cmgatt@hotmail.com

Tue - Jan 23
  Read with Everyone @ Alder

Tuesdays @ Alder - January 16 to March 6  

10:15 to 11:00 a.m.

Share books, rhymes, songs, and a variety of fun activities with your young ones as they develop early literacy skills and a love of books and reading.

Wed - Jan 24
  Paws to Read @ Mill

Wednesdays @ Mill - January 17 to March 7 

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Children love to cozy up and read to a four legged friend from Therapeutic Paws of 
Canada. Each child reserves a weekly 15 minute time slot to read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Sessions are free. Register by email with Cheryl at cmgatt@hotmail.com

Thu - Jan 25
  Read with Everyone @ Mill

Thursdays @ Mill - January 18 to March 8 

10:15 to 11:00 a.m.

Share books, rhymes, songs, and a variety of fun activities with your young ones as they develop early literacy skills and a love of books and reading.

Thu - Jan 25
  Read with Babies @ Mill

Thursdays @ Mill - January 18 to March 8 

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Enjoy the fun of knee bounces and tickle rhymes with your baby. Songs, rhymes, and books will help to get your baby excited about getting ready to read.

Fri - Jan 26 -- Sun - Jan 28
  Orangeville Tigers Sweetheart Hockey Tournament

When: Jan 26-28

Where: Alder Street Recreation Complex

This is the 40th Anniversary of the Orangeville Tigers Sweetheart Girls Hockey Tournament!

Opening Ceremony/Alumni Game/Skills Competition/Pancake Breakfast/Photo Booth/Bake Sale/Pizza Slices/Raffle Table/50/50 

Fri - Jan 26 -- Sun - Jan 28
  Orangeville Tigers Sweetheart Hockey Tournament

It goes on January 26th from 8:00am to January 28th at 8:00pm at the Alder Arena.

This is the 40th Anniversary of the Orangeville Tigers Sweetheart Girls Hockey Tournament!

- Opening Ceremony

- Alumni Game

- Skills Competition

- Pancake Breakfast

- Photo Booth

- Bake Sale

- Pizza Slices

- Raffle Table

- 50/50 

Fri - Jan 26 -- Sun - Jan 28
  Orangeville Music Theatre's - Peter Pan Jr.

When: January 26, 27 & 28

Where: Orangeville Opera House

Join Wendy and Peter as they fly off to Neverland! Our Jr. Cast is presenting this classic tale in celebration of our 40th anniversary.

Sat - Jan 27
  Family Literacy Day

When: January 27, 2018, 11:00am - 3:00pm

Where: Orangeville Public Library, Mill St.

Participate in fun and interactive literacy activities to get the whole family reading on Family Literacy Day.

Sat - Jan 27
  Orangeville's Indoor Farmers' Market

When: Every other Saturday Nov-Apr

Where: Orangeville Town Hall

Orangeville Town Hall will be buzzing with activity this fall and winter as the Orangeville Farmers' Market moves indoors. The market will operate every other Saturday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. from November 4 to April 21. Occupying the main floor atrium and upper floor mezzanine, the indoor market features vendors who offer locally-raised meats, baked goods, unique arts and crafts, and local seasonal produce.

Mon - Jan 29
  Tween Club

Monday January 29 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Mill Street Public Library.

A monthly after school club dedicated to all things tween. Fun DIY activities, games, crafts and more.

Tue - Jan 30
  Read with Babies @ Alder

Tuesdays @ Alder - January 16 to March 6

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Enjoy the fun of knee bounces and tickle rhymes with your baby. Songs, rhymes, and books will help to get your baby excited about getting ready to read.

Tue - Jan 30
  Little Taste of Scotland

When: January 30th at 6 p.m

Where: Mill Creek Pub & Restaurant

The Rotary Club of Orangeville is hosting its annual Little Taste of Scotland, this year with a Canadian twist! LTOS includes a full 3-course dinner and nosing & tasting 2 single malts and 1 GRAND SPIRIT–a Canadian whiskey from the locally-owned Grand Spirits Distillery in Grand Valley. There will be raffle prizes & a special treat for kilt wearers! Tickets are $75 per person - contact rotarycluboforangeville@gmail.com.

Come enjoy a wee dram!

 
Tue - Jan 30
  Read with Everyone @ Alder

Tuesdays @ Alder - January 16 to March 6  

10:15 to 11:00 a.m.

Share books, rhymes, songs, and a variety of fun activities with your young ones as they develop early literacy skills and a love of books and reading.

Tue - Jan 30
  Paws to Read @ Alder

Tuesdays @ Alder - January 16 to March 6 

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Children love to cozy up and read to a four legged friend from Therapeutic Paws of 
Canada. Each child reserves a weekly 15 minute time slot to read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Sessions are free. Register by email with Cheryl at cmgatt@hotmail.com

Wed - Jan 31
  Paws to Read @ Mill

Wednesdays @ Mill - January 17 to March 7 

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Children love to cozy up and read to a four legged friend from Therapeutic Paws of 
Canada. Each child reserves a weekly 15 minute time slot to read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Sessions are free. Register by email with Cheryl at cmgatt@hotmail.com