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Tue - May 23 -- Sun - Jun 04
  Tire Take Back Event

"Tire Take Back" Event at Valley Automotive in Pembroke.
For every tire dropped off for recycling during the event (May23rd - June 4th, 2017) a donation will be made to the Sunshine Foundation of Canada to make a child's dream come true.

Thu - Jun 01
  Variety Show and Bake Sale Fundraiser

The Music and Drama students at Opeongo High School are hosting a Variety Show and Bake sale in support of local families who have lost their homes due to recent flooding.  Come out and sample our home-baked goodies and let the talented kids at OHS entertain you!Lots of great door prizes too!
June 1, 6 pm
OHS Cafetorium
Admission $5
Door Prize tickets-$2 or 3 for $5

Thu - Jun 01
  Startup Ottawa Valley: Pitch Night

Algonquin College's Waterfront Campus on June 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. for Startup Pitch Night - Ottawa Valley.

This is a free, interactive and fun pitch event where entrepreneurs showcase their companies to potential customers and investors, get valuable feedback, and compete for a chance to win the grand prize!
Learn more and register here http://www.startupcan.ca/ourwork/startup-pitch-nights-ottawa-valley-edition/

Thu - Jun 01 -- Sat - Jul 01
  The Canadian Tire First Shift

Designed to help your child fall in love with hockey before you buy all the gear, our learn to play program focuses on having fun while learning basic skills. Equipment is included with registration, which is only $199.

The Ottawa Valley Girls Hockey Association has donated additional ice time to create a winter long program.

There will be two groups formed under the First Shift Program. One program will be based out of the Petawawa Civic Centre on Saturday mornings. The second group will be based out of Pembroke on Sunday mornings.

A total of 90 girls will be accepted into the program. For more information on the program visit: http://www.firstshift.ca/ To register visit: https://apps.publicationsports.com/en/public/111/hockey-canada-member-form.html?s=787&org=2063&prog=139

For more information, contact Chris Pleau with Ottawa Valley Girls Hockey. 613-281-1393 or president@girlshockey.ca

Thu - Jun 01 -- Sun - Jun 04
  Horse Day-Free Admission

Laurentian Hills Riders is presenting Horse Day.  This nationally sanctioned day is to raise the awareness of horses. There will be riding demonstrations of all levels, Timbit the trick pony, a musical ride demonstration and a bridle less demonstration.  There will be a BBQ with proceeds going to the Renfrew County SPCA.  Everyone is invited!

Fri - Jun 02
  Ladies Shopping Night

Ketcha Star Daycare is hosting the Bonnechere Babes Ladies Shopping Night featuring a variety local vendors on June 2nd from  5-10 pm at the Eganville Legion Hall, 57 Veterans Way, Eganville.

Fri - Jun 02
  Pembroke and Area's Biggest Coffee Morning

The Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation would like to invite you to participate in our upcoming Pembroke and Area's Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday, June 2nd 2017. This community wide social event is meant to be fun, easy and worry free. Here's how it works: host any type of gathering you can think of at your home, place of work or favourite gathering spot, and simply ask guests to make a donation in support of the Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation. It's that easy and the possibilities are endless! Once you register, we will send you a free Coffee Morning Kit, filled with everything you need to host a brilliant get together. What better way to raise money for our local hospital than getting together with friends, family, work colleagues, clients, customers or neighbours for a coffee morning, dinner or cocktail party?

Sat - Jun 03
  300th Anniversary of Freemasonry

Saturday June 3rd Downtown Renfrew
Parade Starting at 10:30 at Low Square
Opening Ceremonies at 11:00 am at O'Brien Apartments on Raglan Street
FREE Sponsored Event by Renfrew Masons Lodge #122
Everything is FREE
BBQ LUNCH
Shriner Clowns
Face Painting
Jumping Casltes
Little Rays Reptiles
HUGE BIKE RODEO - with prizes
Open House and Guided Tours of the Lodge Room
For More info on Day of Events Andrew 613-433-7942
For More Info on Bike Rodeo Tina 613-433-6317

Sat - Jun 03
  Cobden Legion Entertainment

Saturday, June 3 ~ at the Cobden Legion
9pm to 1am .Rockefellers

 

Sat - Jun 03
  JUNE JAZAAR 2017

Come one and come all to "June Jazaar 2017" at Stonecliffe Community Centre on Saturday, June 3rd from 9 until Noon. Rain or shine! Here you will be sure to find various vendor tables as well as flea market items, plants, books, a silent auction, refreshments, and more.  Admission is FREE!
If you are a vendor and would like to promote your products/business, it is not too late to sign up; please contact Cathy at 613-586-2591.  We hope to see you there! Thank you for supporting this Head, Clara, and Maria Public Library fundraising event.

Sat - Jun 03
  Big Give

The big give Saturday, June 3 at the Cobden arena from 9 AM to 1 PM. This is a completely free event featuring  bounce castles clowns balloons puppet shows petting zoo  and other children's activity.  There will be a huge garage giveaway.  Free haircuts and manicures.   Coffee muffins and baked sweets  Cold drinks and a BBQ.  Local Entertainment on site.

Sat - Jun 03
  BIG GIVE

Cobden Churches are hosting an event called the BIG GIVE on Saturday June 3rd, from 9am-1pm!  It is a completely free event for the entire family with something for everyone!  It's our way of giving back to our community!  Some activities include BBQ, Kid's events and a Free Garage Sale.

Sat - Jun 03 -- Sun - Jun 04
  Artistes de la Riviere Opening Weekend

From 11-4 come out to Portage du Fort, Quebec, for the opening weekend of Artistes de la Riviere.

There will be a historic walk starting at 11 from the boat launch.

There will also be a luncheon and bake sale fundraiser and fun photos with Champlain.

There will be live music and art displays throughout the weekend. 

Sat - Jun 03
  Canada 150th - Mill of Kintail Conservation Area
The Mill of Kintail Conservation Area will be hosting an outdoor event to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 10am-4pm. This Confederation Celebration will highlight a day in the life of our early settlers, with hands-on history and fun activities for the whole family including: horse-drawn wagon rides; a Makers' Market with many homespun craft tables; an old-fashioned spelling bee; period costume dress up and portraits; butter making; live, old-time music; a barbecue and children's games and races. Bring the whole family for the day and go home with memories to last a lifetime!
Sat - Jun 03
  11th Annual Sheena Mackfall Memorial Golf Tournament

Saturday, June 3rd at the Pembroke Golf Club
Shot Gun Start @1pm
$200/foursome- includes 9 holes of golf, power cart, and dinner provided by Monica @ the Kitchen Eatery & Catering Company
Hole sponsorships and prize donations needed
Contact Tiffiny Hughes at thughes@columbushouse.ca or call 732-2791

Sat - Jun 03
  SIXTH ANNUAL LION PHIL HAMEL MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

SATURDAY, JUNE 3rd 2017 AT "THE OAKS OF COBDEN"
KOHLSMITH ROAD, COBDEN, ONTARIO
4 – BALL SCRAMBLE FORMAT
18 HOLES OF GOLF WITH CART AND PRIZES
SHOTGUN START AT 12:30
DINNER@6:00
PER PERSON - $75.00/ PER FOURSOME $300.00
DINNER ONLY - $20.00
PROCEEDS TO LOCAL LIONS CLUB PROJECTS
CONTACT LION TONY MERCIER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT
PHONE 613-582-3417 OR E-MAIL TMSALES@NRTCO.NET

Sat - Jun 03
  Horse Day

Laurentian Hills Riders will be hosting Horse Day at 149 Brouse Road, Deep River from 11:00 am-2:30 pm.  There will be a parade of breeds, horseback riding demonstrations, a musical ride and enter a draw to paint a pony.  BBQ.  Free admission. Rain or shine.  Everyone welcome. For more information call 613-717-MANE (6263)

Sat - Jun 03
  Spring Open House for Valley Window and Door

There will be a Spring Open House for Valley Window and Door at 873 Pembroke St E on Saturday June 3rd from 10am-2pm . There will be kid's activities as well as a BBQ with all money raised from food sales going towards the Robbie Dean Centre.

Sun - Jun 04
  Petawawa Heritage Society Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Come out to Roanoke Golf Course at 610 Biesenthal Road for a game of golf with prizes and a silent auction.

For $85 you'll get 18 holes, a cart and a BBQ with a tee off at noon.

Contact Vic at 613-687-6367 or Donna at 613-687-6399 or e-mail annmcintyre21@gmail.com to participate.

Sun - Jun 04
  BBQ PORK ON A BUN

BBQ PORK ON A BUN
(with baked beans, coleslaw, dessert & drink)
Sunday, June 4, 2017
4:30 - 7 pm
Trinity United Church
1982 Forester's Falls Road
Forester's Falls, Ontario
Adults-$12.00, Children under 12-$6.00
(Take out available)
All Welcome !!

Sun - Jun 04
  POP for Pets!

Do you have a love for animals and POP Pilates?! Then you do not want to miss this special event - POP for Pets! On June 4th at 10:00 AM, Kristie MacMullin will be hosting a POP Pilates class with all proceeds supporting our local Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre!
To participate in the class, she is asking for donations! This can be a cash donation or item that the shelter currently needs!
The class will be held at the Best Western in Pembroke, located downstairs in the Copeland Room.

Sun - Jun 04
  June is Recreation Month Launch Event

Garrison Petawawa Community Recreation is holding their annual June is Recreation Month Event on Sunday 04 June 2017 from 11am-2pm at the RecPlex, 30 Festubert Blvd, Petawawa (beside the CANEX).
This event is completely free, and includes bouncy structures, a bike rodeo, live entertainment, an RC car track, BBQ and more!

Sun - Jun 04
  June Valley Singles Lunch

The June Valley Singles Lunch will be held at The Granary in Eganville on Sunday, June 4th at 1 p.m. For info contact Pat at (613) 622-5693 or Johanna at (613) 432-7622.

Sun - Jun 04
  Marie Brydges in Concert with Friends

At 1 p.m. come to Wesley United Church at 275 Pembroke Street East for a concert with Marie Brydges. There will be refreshments afterwards in the Fellowship Hall.

Tue - Jun 06 -- Mon - Jul 31
  Miramichi Lodge Meals on Wheels Program-Volunteers Needed

We are looking for volunteers to assist seniors and disabled adults to remain in their homes, hot and fresh meals are delivered within the communities of Pembroke and Petawawa. Call 613-735-0175 Ext. 111 for details.

Tue - Jun 06
  ONTARIO POWER GENERATION INFORMATION SESSIONS

Upper Ottawa River meeting:
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
7-9 p.m.
Deep River Arena, Mezzanine Level, 2 Club House Road

Tue - Jun 06
  Rapier & Medieval Armoured Combat

We are located within the Barony of Skraeling Althing (Eastern Ontario) in the Kingdom of Ealdormere (most of Ontario), our boundaries follow those of the County of Renfrew include the Town of Petawawa, Deep River and the City of Pembroke in the beautiful Ottawa Valley.
Our group has many interests from tablet weaving and making period clothing to Rapier combat, Heavy Weapons combat, Archery and various Children's activities.
On Tuesday nights at 6:30pm we host free rapier and armored combat training/practices (no membership required). We are currently located on base in petawawa; at the 1 RCR building (Y101) in the drill hall.

Thu - Jun 08
  Job Match - Job Fair

Algonquin College Community Employment Services is hosting a Job Match Job Fair.
Connect with over 75 employment opportunities in Renfrew County.
When: Thursday, June 8th
Time: 10am to 2pm
Where: 141 Lake St. Pembroke, ON

Bring your resume and be ready to find your match!!!

Thu - Jun 08
  Roller Derby Info Night

Renfrew County Roller Derby is holding an Info Night on Thurday June 8th from 7 to 8:30pm at Ma-te-way Arena in Renfrew.  Come learn about the sport and how you can join the league.  There will also be gear to try out from Neon Skates.  For more info check out our Facebook page or email info@renfrewcountyrollerderby.com

Fri - Jun 09
  Festival Hall Events

Greatest Tributes (previously known as Legends On Tour) brings you some of the world’s most exciting performers live on stage. Accompanied by the “Rockin’ Royals Band”, this show will feature the most incredible Tributes to Buddy Holly, Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley, and a special guest performance by the sensational Tonettes. Don’t miss this exciting concert paying tribute to some of music’s most iconic figures

For tickets call: 1(613) 735-2182

The show starts at 7:30 at Festival Hall Centre For The Arts.

Fri - Jun 09
  Relay For Life Petawawa

Relay For Life is a community fundraising event where Canadians across the country join together in the fight against cancer. The Renfrew County Branch of The Canadian Cancer Society will be holding their local Relay For Life on Friday June 9th at Garrison Petawawa. The event will run from 6pm until midnight. For more information please visit www.cancer.ca  or call 613 -735 -2571.   

Fri - Jun 09
  Eganville Farmers'' Market Opening Day

The Market opens with something for everyone. FREE re-usable shopping bags for first 75 customers. Maple and Gardening Day offers maple and maple products, a hot meal of pancakes and sausage patty with maple syrup, lots of perennials and other plants, gardening-related books, and all the usual products (meat, preserves, baking, spring produce like rhubarb & asparagus,etc.)2-6 pm, Legion Field ballpark, Eganville. See more fun days at www.eganvillefarmersmarket.com

Fri - Jun 09
  Benefit/Celebration of Life

There will be a benefit dance/celebration of life for Patsy and Keith Watson.

It's $5 a ticket and will go from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the RCAF Wing on 164 Argyle Street.

Music is by the band 5th Street. 

Sat - Jun 10
  Camp Lau-Ren Open House
Camp Lau-Ren Open House, Saturday, June 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Camp Lau-Ren, a children's residential summer camp of the United Church of Canada, invites you for a free BBQ lunch. Enjoy a hotdog, s'mores, campfire songs and skits. Tour a camper's cabin, check out the beach, make a craft in the Craft Hall and see our beautiful site on the shores of the Ottawa River. Ontario Camps Association accredited.
Sat - Jun 10
  John Yakabuski's 60th Birthday Party

Please join us at the Eganville Legion from 2 to 6 p.m. to celebrate MPP John Yakabuski's 60th Birthday.

There will be music by Peter White & Mixed Country.

All are welcome.

Sat - Jun 10 -- Sun - Jun 11
  Motocross Race

KENNELLY MOUNTAIN MOTOCROSS - KMMX 2017 Race Series
Saturday, June 10 - KMMX Race #1
Sunday, June 11 - KMMX Race #2
Saturday, July 15 - KMMX Race #3 / MX101 IRONMAN #7
Sunday, July 16 - KMMX Race #4 / MX101 IRONMAN #8
DETAILS: Amateur Motocross Racing - Come watch racers from Ontario and Quebec, ranging in ages from 4 to plus 50.
LOCATION: 870 Kennelly Mountain Road, Renfrew ON - outdoor style track near Calabogie and Mount St. Patrick, on Ontario's highest mountain ridge in the Township of Greater Madawaska
PRICE: CASH ONLY PLEASE
Adult (13 and up) - $20 for the weekend - $10 Sunday
Children (6-12) - $10 for the weekend - $5 Sunday
Children (5 and under) Free
TIMES: 9am-5pm
Further Details on www.kmmx.ca or https://www.facebook.com/KennellyMountainMXRace/

Sat - Jun 10
  Pembroke Pride Walk
Flag Raising Ceremony and Ally Award presentation is taking place June 10th at 1 pm at the Pembroke Marina. Guest speaker Mayor Mike LeMay will be attending.
Sat - Jun 10
  La Belle et la Bete

La Belle et la Bete (French version of the movie The Beauty and the Beast)
Saturday June 10 at 10am
Festival Hall.

Sat - Jun 10
  Rummage Sale

Rummage Sale at St. Luke's Anglican church, 307 Julien St. Pembroke on Saturday, June 10th, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Sat - Jun 10
  Murder Mystery and Dinner

We are very excited to report that we have a great night of entertainment planned for Saturday,June 10 starting at 6 PM at the Chalk River Legion.

The Phantom Knights will be presenting Doubtin' Abbey, a Who-Did-What-To-Whom murder mystery and dinner. The meal will consist of roast beef with all the trimmings and the cost for both is just $20.00 a person.

Tickets will be available at the Legion, Raby's Ultramar and Halfway Gas (Mr. Gas). If you would like more information, please contact Susan at 613-633-2248 or Irene at 613-589-9739.

Sun - Jun 11
  CHEO Telethon on CTV Ottawa
The CHEO Telethon on CTV Ottawa starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 10th until 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 11th.
 
 
·         Every year the CHEO Telethon on CTV brings you the stories of the life-saving work, the ground-breaking research and the compassionate care that touches the lives of over 500,000 children at CHEO annually.
·         You meet families who rely on CHEO, the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre and Roger Neilson House to provide all the treatment and support their children need to be their healthiest.
·         We hope you will WATCH – CALL – DONATE
·         Call 1-888-738-1450 or visit www.cheotelethon.com to make your donation.
Sun - Jun 11
  Memorial Service

Mount Zion United Church 150th Memorial Service  

226 Barron Canyon Rd.   

SUNDAY  JUNE 11,2017, 2:30 PM.                                

Guest Speaker - Rev. Ingrid  Condie - Bennet,  

Special Music -Bernice Biggs and family.           

EVERYONE  WELCOME 

Sun - Jun 11
  Krista Johnson Memorial Run for Change

Get out those running shoes and hit the trail in preparation for the 5th annual Krista Johnson Memorial Run for Change on Sunday June 11th
Krista's Run features  a 2km family walk/run, 5km walk/run, 10 km or half marathon. Remember it's not just for runners. We need you to " just move"!
Come enjoy this family event with Ry J's  Climbing Adventures, a BBQ, raffle and refreshments.

You can also enjoy a free smoothie bar thanks to Laurie Serran of Frank Carroll Financial

All proceeds to Elevate youth programs.

Tue - Jun 13 -- Thu - Jun 15
  Fentanyl and Overdose Community Sessions

Join us for an evening of information sharing about fentanyl and the increased risk of overdose in Renfrew County and District. Hear from experts in your community, get more information from community agencies and have your questions answered. Everyone is welcome including; students, parents, school staff, health care providers, agencies and more!

Learn what you can do in your community to prevent an overdose.

June 13th Mackenzie Community School in Deep River
14 Juin Centre scolaire catholique Jeanne-Lajoie (en francais)
June 15th Arnprior District High School in Arnprior

Doors open at 6:30 pm, expert presentations begin at 7:00 pm, and the events end at 9:00 pm.

Tue - Jun 13
  Book Launch

The Pembroke Public Library is hosting a a book launch for Simon Donato's book" The Boundless Life; 13 lessons learned the hard way   Tuesday June 13th at 6:30 pm.

The event will feature an audio visual presentation, brief reading form the book, questions and answers and an opportunity to purchase copies.
Thu - Jun 15
  Petawawa Civic Centre Days

MIDWAY Homeniuk Rides presents “Toonie Tuesday” on
Ride Coupons. Civic
Centre
4 – 11pm

 

Father's Day 11:00 am
Star Wars Trivia
We test your knowledge on everything in the
galaxy!
Father's/Stepfathers/Uncles/Brothers/Grandfathers
are invited to join their little Wookies for a fun
night just in time for Dad's Big Day!Civic Centre Hall
All Ages - 6-8
p.m. - -
Teams of 2-6
$5 per team

Kids Fishing Day Ducks Unlimited Kids Fish for FREE. Catch a fish
WIN a prize (bring your fishing rod)
Centennial Park
6:00 –
8:00 pm

Fri - Jun 16 -- Sat - Jun 17
  Variety Show at Festival Hall

Michelle's School of Performing Arts is hosting a Variety Show that will feature tap, jazz, ballet, vocal, musical theatre and other types of dance.

There will be shows Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 with tickets at just $19 per person, per show.

Fri - Jun 16 -- Mon - Jul 31
  Share Your Home
Do you have an extra room in your home? Community Living’s LifeShare program looks to match host families with individuals looking to live with a family. Visit our website for in depth information on how LifeShare works and how it might be an option for you. Phone: 613-735-0659 www.cluov.ca  
Fri - Jun 16 -- Mon - Jul 31
  Speakers Bureau

Need a guest speaker for the next meeting of your organization? Consider the Community Living speaker’s bureau. Our speaker’s bureau members tell their inspirational stories, and how they have met and surpassed challenges in their everyday lives. Phone: 613-735-0659 ext.200 cripley@cluov.ca

Fri - Jun 16 -- Wed - Sep 06
  Eganville Escape Room

The Eganville Curling Club is launching the Eganville Escape Room on June 16 which will remain open until early September. We have constructed a room in the club basement as a fundraiser.  We are doing a less intense theme in order to appeal to more people.  The door will not be locked so players can leave if they want.  However, the game room will still be challenging and will involve solving a mystery.  This will require your group to work efficiently as a team as time is limited to one hour. Ideal for teams of 4 to 6 players, the game is best suited to ages 12 and up (under 18 year old must be accompanied by an adult).
Our theme is The Big Game.  It has long been known that back in 1970 a solid gold trophy was won by Eganville curlers. Unfortunately, the team that won the trophy have all passed away but rumour has it that the trophy remains hidden in the club basement after all these years. With a current value of over $25,000, that trophy would go a long way towards covering our piping repairs. But where is the elusive trophy? Does your team have the ability to peel back time, unravel the story of that epic curling season and find the trophy? Only time will tell.

Fri - Jun 16
  Petawawa Civic Centre Days

Mini Putt Mini Putt for only $1 a person Civic Centre 6 – 9 pm

MIDWAY Homeniuk Rides presents: One price ride bracelets
for $30.00. Civic Centre
4 – 11pm

FRIDAY NIGHT
LIGHTS
Support local football with a great game under the
bright lights Civic Centre Field
8-10 pm

GIANT BOOK
SALE
Petawawa Library community fundraising event
BOOK SALE! Petawawa Library - Rotary
11-6pm

SLO PITCH SPN Prov. Qualifier Co-ed Slo-Pitch Tournament
Civic Centre
6 – 11pm

EUCHRE Silver Threads Euchre Tournament, Everyone
welcome. Petawawa Lions Hall
7:00 pm

FOOD Check out Big M Smokin’ Bone BBQ. Beavertails,
Twisted Taters. and more Civic Centre
4-11pm

CRAFT BEER
FESTIVAL
Check out an assortment of local craft beers from
various areas in Ontario. Arena Floor
5pm-1am

 

LIVE MUSIC Live music featuring: Live City Smilers, The Winter
Months & Daydreams for Dollars. Arena Floor
7pm-1am

Fri - Jun 16
  Picnic

Bring your lunch and join the Pembroke Horticultural Society for a picnic in Pansy Patch Park on June 16th between 11:30 am and 1 pm as part of Garden Week Ontario. Cheryl Sack will play the accordion.

Sat - Jun 17
  Fishing With Dad

Fatherhood, it's the best job in the world!

Join in for fishing between 10am and 1pm Bonnechere Park

A Free lunch will be provided.

 

 

Sat - Jun 17
  Fundraiser Bake Sale

Saturday June 17th 10:30am to 1:30pm

Fundraiser Bake Sale

by The Catholic Women’s League of

St John’s Parish Campbell’s Bay QC

To be held at

The Royal Canadian Legion

140 Front Street

Campbell’s Bay QC

Sat - Jun 17
  Garage Sale

Saturday June 17th 8am - 12pm
St. John Chrysostom Parish Garage Sale
295 Albert St. in Parish Hall
Rain or Shine
Something for everyone.

Sat - Jun 17
  2017 Garrison Petawawa Triathlon

The 4th Annual Garrison Petawawa Triathlon is taking place on June 17th.  Participants can choose to take part in an individual sprint,  a team sprint relay or a try a tri event.
Further information can be found on our Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/Garrison-Petawawa-Triathlon-284670395210023/
Or email:triathlonpetawawa@gmail.com
https://onlineregistrations.ca/or/

Sat - Jun 17
  Live music at the Pembroke Legion

Humdingers will be in the Pembroke Legion lounge on June 17 from 6 - 10.  Event is free and open to the public.

Sat - Jun 17
  Cobden Legion Entertainment

Saturday, June 17 ~ at the Cobden Legion
9pm to 1am . Dennis Meilleur

Sat - Jun 17
  Lyme Disease - What you need to know!

The Golden Lake & Area Community Group are hosting a presentation on Lyme Disease on Sat. June 17th at 1:30pm at the Golden Lake Community Centre on corner of Highway 60 & Lake Dore & Kokomish Roads. Tea and Coffee served Free Admission, Free Parking. Don't let a small pest turn into a big problem!

Sat - Jun 17
  Kibble & Bids Art Battle & Dinner Auction

On Saturday June 17th, 2017 the Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre will be hosting their Kibble & Bids  Art Battle and Dinner Auction which will provide an evening which will include an engaging and entertaining live & silent auction, on site animal spotlights, cheesecake sampling, live art battles and delicious dinner options! The event this year will be held at the Petawawa Legion.

Your contributions to our organization and community make a significant difference. In 2016 we were able to take in over 1,100 animals into our care with the help of our donors and supporters, and in 2017 we wish to save even more animals in need through our fundraising efforts.

Contact Danielle Brunette at 613-588-4508 for more information.

Sat - Jun 17
  Fundraising Event for Valley Animal Rescue

A Day of Fun for the whole family with proceeds going to Valley Animal Rescue. Fun takes place Saturday, June 17th from 10am-5pm at Rick's Petstores in the Victoria Mall in Petawawa, 20 Wolfe Ave.There will be a bake sale, drop by for a fresh brewed coffee and some tasty treats. For the kiddos we will be offering facepainting and fun games. Skyza has generously decided to join our fun day!!! So if you enjoyed bumper boats at showcase why not come out and have some bumper fun and support a great cause too! We are, also, expecting at least one exciting animal guest, details coming soon. We will be graciously collecting donations to help support this wonderful rescue!

VAR is a foster based animal rescue and registered charity that serves the needs of unwanted and abandoned animals of Renfrew and the Ottawa Valley. The backbone of Their operation is a network of committed foster homes that care for, socialize, and help prepare animals for adoption. Their greatest needs are foster families, funding and volunteers. For more information email valleyanimalrescue@hotmail.com.

Sat - Jun 17
  Giant Spring Book and Yard Sale

Come out and support Pembroke Public Library at our Giant Spring Book and Yard Sale.
June 17th, 10 am -2 pm
All proceeds will go to the library fundraising campaign.

Sat - Jun 17
  Swim for the Lake Fundraiser

June 17th from 11am to 2pm

Cobden Beach / Muskrat Lake Boat Launch

Join us as Renfrew County local Sarah Hall swims the length of Muskrat Lake to increase awareness of the challenges facing our lake and to raise funds for the Muskrat Watershed Council.

There will be a BBQ, silent auction, and live music at the Cobden Beach. Cheer for Sarah as she finishes her swim at apprx. 1:30pm

To donate, please visit: www.gofundme.com/swim-for-the-lake

Sat - Jun 17
  Anniversary Turkey & Ham Supper

St. Andrew's United Church Westmeath is hosting an Anniversary Turkey & Ham Supper
Saturday June 17, 2017 at the Westmeath Community Centre Hall from 4:00pm - 7:00pm.
Adults: $14
Children (5-10yrs):$7
4yrs and under: Free
Takeout is available and everyone is welcome!

Sat - Jun 17
  Summer Kick-off Block Party

Summer is just around the corner and the Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre is ready to celebrate!  Join us at the South Side Community Centre on Saturday June 17 from 10 AM to 4PM for our Summer Kick-off Block Party.  There will be activities for families, children and adults, so bring the entire family for a day of fun.  For more information about the day’s events, please visit our Facebook page or check out our new website at CAF Connection.ca.  We hope to see you there.

Sat - Jun 17
  Petawawa Civic Centre Days

TOUGH TRUCKER Modified & Stock Trucks and Jeeps ~
Technical Driving and Mud Pits hosted by
the Ottawa Valley Off-Roaders call 687-
5678 MUST registered prior to event date
Back 40

Antique Car
Show
Come check out 50+ antique cars and
trucks
Soccer Field 1
10-2pm

 

RUN FOR R.E.D.
Call 613-633-
2552
Remember Everyone Deployed
10km and Family Run – Come support
Petawawa Legion and wear red.
http://theottawavalley.com/run-to-red/
Civic Centre Track and Field
7 pm

SLO PITCH SPN Prov. Qualifier Co-ed Slo-Pitch
Tournament Civic Centre
11– 11 pm

MIDWAY Homeniuk Rides presents: One price ride
bracelets for $30. Civic Centre
11:00-
11:00 pm

LOBSTERFEST
Double Lobster OR Lobster & Ribs
$35 ticket per person/ Plus Festival
Bracelet ONLY 200 tickets MUST buy in
advance Civic Centre Hall
Serving only
6-7pm
Open 6-9pm

GIANT BOOK
SALE
Petawawa Library community fundraising
event BOOK SALE! Petawawa Library
11-4pm

FOOD Check out Big M Smokin’ Bone BBQ.
Beavertails, Twisted Taters. Civic Centre
11-1 am

CRAFT BEER
FESTIVAL
Check out an assortment of local craft
beers from various areas in Ontario.
11-11pm
Arena Floor

LIVE MUSIC Live music featuring: Station Hill, Turbo
Street Funk & Big Blue
8pm-1am
Arena Floor

Sun - Jun 18
  Petawawa Civic Centre Days

FOOD
Check out Big M Smokin’ Bone BBQ.
Beavertails, Twisted Taters Civic Centre 11-5pm

GIANT BOOK
SALE
Petawawa Library community fundraising
event BOOK SALE! Petawawa Library
12-4pm

SLO PITCH SPN Prov. Qualifier Co-ed Slo-Pitch
Tournament Civic Centre
8:00 –
4:00 pm

KIDS FUN
OBSTACLE
RACE
Kids 12 and under will race fun obstacles
and challenges
Civic Centre soccer fields
10am
Register
687-5678

BIKE PARK
COMPETITION
Hosting local riders of all ages as they
perform various tricks compete for top
prize!
1pm
Bike Park

MIDWAY Homeniuk Rides presents: One price ride
bracelets for $25.00. Civic Centre
11:00 –
4:00 pm

BINGO Civitan BINGO Civic Centre Hall 6:00 pm

Mon - Jun 19
  Eganville & Area Horticultural Society

Eganville & Area Horticultural Society welcomes Jay McLaren presenting Taking the work out of the garden - tips for low maintenance gardening. Jay is the former owner of the Sunset Nursery, and a retired horticulture teacher at Algonquin College, with over 40 years of gardening experience. Low maintenance gardening is perfect for people who travel, those who have to limit the time spent in the garden, and others who want to spend more time on seasonal vegetable gardening. Come Learn how to create a garden that can look after itself. Monday June 19, 7 p.m. at the Eganville Legion. Everyone (ages 12+) welcome, free to membership, $5 cost to visitors.

Tue - Jun 20
  Free Ostomy Clinic

Free Ostomy Clinic will be held Tuesday June 20 at the Renfrew Victoria Hospital from 10:00 to 2:00.
Contact Louise 613-638-6220
Sponcor  Air Force Wing #433

Tue - Jun 20
  Junkyard Symphony Concert

The Junkyard Symphony will be performing a FREE concert at the Civic Centre Park brought to you by the Petawawa Public Library.

On Tuesday June 20th @ 4:30, listen to music being made from recycled materials and get ready to jam!

Tue - Jun 20
  Free Paramedic Wellness Clinic at Miramichi Lodge

June 20th, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Have your vitals checked and questions answered by County of Renfrew Paramedics.

Wed - Jun 21
  Petawawa Legion Community Band Concert - Eganville

Come and enjoy a free concert in Centennial Park in Eganville presented by the Petawawa Legion Community Band under the direction of Katy Wickenhauser on June 21st at 7:00 p.m. In case of rain the concert will be held in the Eganville Legion. Thank you.

Wed - Jun 21
  National Aboriginal Day Celebrations

ational Aboriginal Day celebrations organized by the Anishaanabe Cultural Circle will take place at the Amphitheater Pembroke Waterfront on Wednesday June 21 starting with a traditional Sunrise Ceremony at sunrise. This is a free event for everyone in the community.

Registration opens at 9 am ceremonies and activities from 10 am to 3 pm include traditional dancing drumming, singing, information booths, vendors , free BBQ, crafts and  activities for children.

Wed - Jun 21
  Ottawa Valley Economic Development Summit
The event will take place June 21st at the Eganville arena. Keynote speakers are Adjunct Associate Professor and TED Speaker, Larry Smith, and Erik Lockhart, Associate Director of the Queen's Executive Decision Centre.
 
The EcDev Summit promises to be a great day with plenty of networking opportunities with educational and entertaining presenters. The event will also provide a chance to bend the ear of local, provincial and federal politicians and key players who will be in attendance.
 
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here: http://www.ottawavalleyeconomicdevelopment.com/ .
Thu - Jun 22
  Military Wives Choir Fundraiser

The Military Wives Choirs of Petawawa is hosting a fundraising event for their trip to sing at the Invictus Games Opening Ceremony.

myFM's own Laura Earl will be performing a double feature of her hilarious one-woman comedy shows 'I'm An Army Wife...Now What?' and 'Revenge Of The Bride!'

The show is Thursday June 22nd at 7:30pm at the Petawawa Legion 3583 Petawawa Blvd.

Tickets are available by contact a choir member or emailing cmwcpetawawa.treasurer@gmail.com Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Seating is limited so buy early!

Fri - Jun 23
  KI Canada’s 25th Anniversary community celebration

We invite our community to celebrate with us! Guided tour of the KI facility including street dance, horse-drawn rides, obstacle course, putting green, bouncy castle, bubble soccer, games, clowns, food, prizes and more. 5:00pm-9:00pm. 1000 Olympic Drive, Pembroke

Fri - Jun 23
  Jam at the Pembroke Legion

The Pembroke Legion will hold a jam on Friday afternoons in the lounge, everyone welcome.  See you on Friday June 23 from 1 - 3

Sat - Jun 24
  Pancake Breakfast

Join us at the Saw Tech Log Expo in Renfrew, Ontario for a delicious Pancake Breakfast with all proceeds being donated to support Forests Ontario's education programs!
Come get your hands on some hot, delicious pancakes with locally produced maple syrup on Saturday, June 24th from 9:30am-11:30am in the upstairs meeting room at the Saw Tech Log Expo at Ma-te-WayPark.

Tickets can be purchased for $5 on site but we ask you to RSVP so we know approximately how much quantity to have available.

Sat - Jun 24 -- Sun - Jun 25
  First Annual Gun & Sportsman Show

Hosted by the Madawaska Valley Fish & Game Club, and the Brudenell, Lyndoch & Raglan Recreation Committee. All welcome. $5, kids 16 and under free with an adult. 9:00am- 4:00pm Saturday and Sunday at the Brudenell Lyndoch and Raglan (BLR) Community Centre. Palmer Rapids Phone: 613-758-2222

Sat - Jun 24
  Live music at the Pembroke Legion

Country Reflections will be playing in the Pembroke Legion Lounge on June 24 from 6 - 10.  This event is free and open to the public.

Sat - Jun 24
  Cobden Legion Entertainment

Saturday, June 24 ~ at the Cobden Legion
3pm to 6pm . Ray Stoppa
9pm to 1am . Groove Revival

Sat - Jun 24
  Indoor Yard Sale

Carefor Health and Community Services is hosting an indoor yard sale on Saturday, June 24 from 8:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m.

The sale will take place at 700 Mackay Street in Pembroke.

Sat - Jun 24
  Indoor Yard Sale

Carefor Health and Community Services is hosting an Indoor Yard Sale on Saturday, June 24 from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m at 700 Mackay Street, Pembroke. Come out to find your treasure!

Sun - Jun 25
  Cemetery Memorial Service

First Baptist Church will hold its Cemetery Memorial Service on Sunday June 25 at 2 pm.  Corner of Boundary and Forced Roads.  Bring a lawn chair. If raining, the service will be held at the church, 210 Mary Street.  See our webpage, www.fbcp.ca

Sun - Jun 25
  Strawberry Social & Opening of Sir Arthur Currie Exhibit

From 11:30 until 2:30 come out to Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village for locally grown strawberries, cake and ice cream, the opening of "The Life and Legacy of Sir Arthur Currie" exhibit which will be open until September 9. There will also be local musicians playing throughout the day.

Admission is $10 per person, $8 for members of the Ottawa Valley Historical Society and children under 9 are $4. 

Mon - Jun 26
  Miramichi Lodge Dementia Care Family Support Group

Facilitated by a volunteer experienced with similar care giving challenges and the Alzheimer Society. June 26th from 1:30-3:30 p.m. For information, call 613-735-0175 Ext. 111.

Mon - Jun 26
  Pembroke Horticultural Society Meeting

Pembroke Horticultural Society general meeting on June 26th at 7:30 pm at Zion Evangelical United Church Hall, 368 Miller street. Guest speaker: Nicole Lewis - "How to grow mushrooms in your backyard ". Flower show. Gardening questions answered. Social time with free refreshments.

Tue - Jun 27
  Pembroke Salvation Army
The Salvation Army in Pembroke is looking for volunteers for our food bank. The food bank is open every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 pm -3:30 pm. If interested please call our office @ 613-735-5601 or visit our Facebook page.
Wed - Jun 28
  Rugby Re-match

Men's Senior Rugby, the Predators aka 'Preds'.

They won the league championship last year and have a big game against the same team they beat in the finals (Lanark Highlanders) on the 28th of June at the Petawawa Civic Center at 7pm.

It will be free for anyone who wants to go, and any body interested in playing can also join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6pm at Bishop Smith High School for practice.

Wed - Jun 28
  Colby’s Crusade fundraiser at Boardwalk Gaming in Pembroke

Age of majority required. A night of fun with funds raised going to Colby’s Crusade. $15 gets you $30 worth of bingo play with a dabber. Call Mike. Phone: 613-987-5604

Wed - Jun 28
  Lions Charity Fundraiser For Colby's Crusade

Charity Fundraiser for Colby's Crusade June 28th Boardwalk Gaming Center at 1371 Pembroke Street West 7:15 pm - 9:45 pm   Tickets are available from Lion Mike 613-687-5604  $15 gets you $30 value(3 strip all in , double action card and dabber)

Thu - Jun 29
  Pembroke Salvation Army
The Salvation Army in Pembroke is looking for volunteers for our food bank. The food bank is open every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 pm -3:30 pm. If interested please call our office @ 613-735-5601 or visit our Facebook page.
Thu - Jun 29
  David Thompson Voyageur Brigades

At 4 p.m., a David Thompson Brigade of 3 canoes will arrive at Petawawa Point. The Brigade will have travelled 3,600 kilometers over 63 days. Canoe rides will over provided by The Brigade from 4 to 6 p.m. Seats are still available if you want to join them, just contact Bob McKenzie at 613-687-8217.

Thu - Jun 29
  Miramichi Lodge Family Council

Family members or persons of importance to a current resident are encouraged to attend the next Family Council meeting on June 29th at 1:30 p.m.  613-735-0175 Ext. 215 for information.

Fri - Jun 30
  Petawawa Market Mall - Canada 150 Event

Enjoy Canada Day Fun at the Petawawa Market Mall!

 

·         Free BBQ – Sponsored by Hyska’s YIG.  We will be asking for donations to the Petawawa Pantry Food Bank.  Representatives from the Food Bank will be in store.  We will have prize draws, Canada 150 tattoos, and product demos. 
·         Ry-j’s Climbing adventure- Large Bouncy castle with slide and Rock climbing wall
·         Gillian Rutz Live music- 1.5 hours 11:00am-12:30pm
·         Valley Princess- 1 princess 
·         K & M Petting Zoo
·         Mr.Dimples- Balloon Artist 3 hours,  12pm-3pm
Fri - Jun 30
  Wrestling Event for Pembroke Food Bank

WRESTLING SUPERSTARS SET TO BATTLE IN PEMBROKE ON JUNE 30 FOR CHARITABLE CAUSE

PEMBROKE - Great North Wrestling will return with a star-studded lineup to the Pembroke Memorial Centre on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 7:30 pm.  The card will feature a three-way main event with Canadian Heavyweight Champion Renee Dupree putting his title on the line against the man he defeated to gain the title, Hannibal 'The Death Dealer' and former TNA star Wes Brisco. Admission to this event is free with a donation to the Pembroke Food Bank. The bout will be a rematch of sorts after the 'Cage Wars' event in Smiths Falls where the title match between Dupree and Hannibal in an MMA cage was stopped due to an injury to Hannibal, with Dupree retaining the belt.
 
In addition to being the current Canadian Heavyweight Champion, Dupree is a two-time WWE Tag Team Champion, former Gaora TV Championship in All Japan and was also a Mr. Canada Bodybuilding National Champion.  He is a second generation wrestler as his father is legendary Atlantic Canadian wrestler and promoter Emile Dupree. Wes Brisco is a former TNA and New Japan competitor and is known as the founder of the global 'Aces and Eights' outlaw biker wrestling stable, along with also being a second generation star as his father is WWE Hall of Famer Gerald Brisco. Hannibal is a two-time Canadian Heavyweight Champion, former IWA Puerto Rico Intercontinental Champion and 2 time WWC Puerto Rico tag team Champion who will be seeking to regain that title after running into some bad luck in Smiths Falls in May.
 
Also in action,  3-time WWE Intercontinental Champion Shelton Benjamin will also be making his GNW debut. Benjamin is a South Carolina Native who followed a stellar amateur wrestling career with a decade-long run in WWE, where he also held the United States Title and was a two-time Tag Team champion.
 
In a speacial woman's match, Lady Yasmine will take on Eve in a final tune-up match before the highly-anticipated GNW Women's Championship Tournament in Ottawa. former Canadian Heavyweight Champion Jeremy Prophet will return to the ring againt "Canada's Strongest Wrestler" Maximum Testosteron, Prophet suffered a major injury in May that caused him to miss the last GNW event in Smiths Falls.   In tag team action, Brockville's Freak Nation (Sideshow Jack and Mad Man Taylor ) will return and there will be a "Tables Match" between "Fabulous" Jacques Lamoureux against "The Bruiser" who is returning from a suspension.  The Spoiler, "The Crimson Shadow: Colin Oliver, Amanuel Hassan and newcomer Jebediah Tatum will also be on the card. The special ring announcer will be Kyle Robinson from "MY FM" Pembroke 104.9.
 
For more information on this event, please contact the Pembroke Memorial Center at 613-735-1000 ex: 1501.
 
Great North Wrestling's official YouTube channel is "The HANNIBAL TV" and has nearly 37k subscribers and 24 million total views.  We can be followed on Twitter @GNWwrestling, Instagram @GNwrestling, Podcast @greatnorthwrestling.podomatic.com and also have an official Facebook page "Great North Wrestling."  For more information, visit GREATNORTHWRESTLING.CA.  For media inquiries, please contact greatnorthwrestling@gmail.com.

Fri - Jun 30
  30th Anniversary Valley Artisan's Co-op

Friday 30th, 2017
30th Anniversary Valley Artisan's Co-operative in Deep River
Family Event 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
33373 Hwy 17, Deep River
Children's Crafts, Hand Building Projects, Artisans Demonstrations
Free Coffee, Juice and Treats