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Wed - Nov 01 -- Fri - Dec 01
  Operation Snowsuit

Registration for Operation Snowsuit is now open. 

This program is for children and youth (0-18) who live in Renfrew County and are in need of assistance with winter wear.

They're looking for gently used snowsuits, cots, boots, hats and gloves in sizes ranging from newborn to mens 3X.

Monetary donations can be made online at http://www.renfrewcountycpan.ca/donate/ in person with a Cheque: Payable to CPAN (please write "Operation Snowsuit" in memo) or cashDrop off at CPAN office - please do not mail cash.

If you or someone you know has any of the items listed above, please contact CPAN for the nearest drop off location near you!

If you would like more information about Operation Snowsuit please visit our website at: http://renfrewcountycpan.ca/operation-snowsuit/

Thu - Nov 02
  Calabogie Sports Night

Come out to St. Joseph's School at 12629 Lanark Road on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

15 and under can come from 6-8 p.m. and those 16 and older can come from 8-10 p.m.

This is a fun way for high school students to get their community service hours.

If interested, contact Kim at kimberlyarekowski@gmail.com or Krystal at Theloiselles@hotmail.com 

Sat - Nov 04
  Canada at Play at Arnprior Museum

Canada at Play: 100+ Years of Games, Toys and Sports is a fun-filled travelling exhibit at the Arnprior and District Museum, on loan from the Royal Ontario Museum. From September 12th to November 9th, the Arnprior & District Museum will be open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Admission is by donation. To schedule a class visit, please call 613-623-4902 to speak with Becky Ranger, Children's Program Coordinator / Facilitator.

Sat - Nov 04
  Arnprior Bluefish Swim Club bottledrive

On Sat Nov 4th the Bluefish swim club will be going door to door collecting empty beer, wine, and  liquor bottles to raise funds for the club. Your support is appreciated by all the swimmers.  Thank you

Sat - Nov 04 -- Sun - Nov 05
  Fantastic Christmas Artisan Show

Are you looking for gifts with originality, quality and attention to detail? Then forgo the gift cards, big box stores and stressful malls. Make your first holiday shopping destination the popular Christmas in the Valley Artisan Show where a juried selection of over 25 artisans, crafters and bakers will be presenting their original creations in a relaxed, friendly and festive atmosphere this November 4 & 5, 10-4pm at the Almonte Community Centre & Arena Upper Hall, 182 Bridge Street. 
The Valley Show always strives to bring in lots of new artistic talent and returning favourites to give you a wide variety of hand crafted items for those special people on your shopping list, great things to make add to gift baskets, fill stockings and a few things for yourself too!
We're here to help you make great gift choices from our local vendors. Items such as bird houses and walking sticks. Beeswax candles and flavoured honey from an award winning Heavenly Honey.  Local photography in prints, cards and puzzles. Plenty of different types of knitted, woven, felted and sewn items, to use personally or around the house.   Eye catching glass works in blown form and fused. Repurposed silver plated jewellery, lacy crocheted jewellery with precious stones and wire wrapped pendants to enhance an outfit. Scented soaps and scrubs in wonderful scents. Springdale Maple products and gift baskets that are wrapped and ready to give, perfect for a family or a corporate gift. No need to bake because Sweet Temptations has all that for you including sweet chocolates. Great books for children, miniature quilts, pottery both functional and beautiful in form. The list goes on and on you have to come down and see these and much more! 
Homemade light meals and baking will be served as a fund raiser for the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum at the snack bar. www.mvtm.ca . There will be a table for the Lanark Animal Welfare Society who would be thrilled to receive donations for their very worth cause. Their wish list can be found at www.lanarkanimals.ca . 
More details found at www.valleyartisanshow.blogspot.ca and on Facebook (please give us a share and tell your friends). Free parking and a chance to win a festive quilt to enhance your Christmas decor. You have lots of reasons to plan a day trip to Almonte for the Valley Show and the take a stroll down main street with all its boutiques, antique stores, the Handmade Harvest Craft Show and restaurants and to enjoy the views on the river walk . 

Tue - Nov 07
  COAT CAFE

The Opportunity Shop will be having a coat sale at the Arnprior library on November 7 from 4:00 to 8:00 and November 8 and 9 from noon to 8:00.  Over 250 coats.  Columbia, London Fog, Bench, and many other brand names.Prices that won't be beat.

Tue - Nov 07
  Canada at Play at Arnprior Museum

Canada at Play: 100+ Years of Games, Toys and Sports is a fun-filled travelling exhibit at the Arnprior and District Museum, on loan from the Royal Ontario Museum. From September 12th to November 9th, the Arnprior & District Museum will be open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Admission is by donation. To schedule a class visit, please call 613-623-4902 to speak with Becky Ranger, Children's Program Coordinator / Facilitator.

Tue - Nov 07
  Calabogie Sports Night

Come out to St. Joseph's School at 12629 Lanark Road on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

15 and under can come from 6-8 p.m. and those 16 and older can come from 8-10 p.m.

This is a fun way for high school students to get their community service hours.

If interested, contact Kim at kimberlyarekowski@gmail.com or Krystal at Theloiselles@hotmail.com 

Thu - Nov 09
  Calabogie Sports Night

Come out to St. Joseph's School at 12629 Lanark Road on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

15 and under can come from 6-8 p.m. and those 16 and older can come from 8-10 p.m.

This is a fun way for high school students to get their community service hours.

If interested, contact Kim at kimberlyarekowski@gmail.com or Krystal at Theloiselles@hotmail.com 

Sat - Nov 11
  Canada at Play at Arnprior Museum

Canada at Play: 100+ Years of Games, Toys and Sports is a fun-filled travelling exhibit at the Arnprior and District Museum, on loan from the Royal Ontario Museum. From September 12th to November 9th, the Arnprior & District Museum will be open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Admission is by donation. To schedule a class visit, please call 613-623-4902 to speak with Becky Ranger, Children's Program Coordinator / Facilitator.

Sun - Nov 12 -- Sun - Nov 26
  Antique Quilt and coverlet Exhibit

12th annual Antique Quilt and Coverlet exhibit at the Arnprior and District Museum
Vintage and antique quilts from across Ontario on display
Running from Nov 12-26, museum is open Tue-Sun 11-4
Admission by donation

Tue - Nov 14
  Calabogie Sports Night

Come out to St. Joseph's School at 12629 Lanark Road on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

15 and under can come from 6-8 p.m. and those 16 and older can come from 8-10 p.m.

This is a fun way for high school students to get their community service hours.

If interested, contact Kim at kimberlyarekowski@gmail.com or Krystal at Theloiselles@hotmail.com 

Tue - Nov 14
  Starter Company Plus Information Session

Are you exploring entrepreneurship but you don't know where to start? The Starter Company Plus Program will help get you started in the right direction. Starter Company Plus is a Government of Ontario program delivered by Enterprise Renfrew County. 
Applicants receive business training, advice and mentoring. Successful applicants may compete for a chance to receive a $4,000 award to help kick-start their business. All applicants must attend an information session, which will be held on Tuesday November 14 and Tuesday November 28th.
For more information visit: www.enterpriserenfrewcounty.com or call Enterprise Renfrew County at 613.735.8224

Thu - Nov 16
  Calabogie Sports Night

Come out to St. Joseph's School at 12629 Lanark Road on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

15 and under can come from 6-8 p.m. and those 16 and older can come from 8-10 p.m.

This is a fun way for high school students to get their community service hours.

If interested, contact Kim at kimberlyarekowski@gmail.com or Krystal at Theloiselles@hotmail.com 

Thu - Nov 16
  Friendship Days

Tickets need to be purchased by noon on Wednesday for $8 per person.

Come out and enjoy a lunch of soup and sandwiches with entertainment from Karl & Linda Dregischan from noon to 2 p.m.

50 & over, those with special needs or disabilities are most welcome.

For more information call 613-623-7981 or visit www.ccssagency.ca

Proudly sponsored by: Arnprio-Braeside-McNab Seniors at Home Program Inc. 

Fri - Nov 17
  Opportunity Shop Fundraiser

Another fabulous auction at the Opportunity Shop in Arnprior.  Come in and bid on beautiful quilts and desirable purses.  This auction is from November 17 until 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 2.  All proceeds to the Arnprior hospital.

Fri - Nov 17
  Trivia Night

The McNab & District Celtic Heritage Society presents trivia at Masonic Hall.

Come out at 7 p.m. and for just $10 per person, you can participate

There will be prizes, refreshments and a bar.

Cal 613-290-7245 or 613-623-1195.

Sat - Nov 18
  Snowmobile Driver Training
Calabogie and district snowmobile club is pleased to announce their driver training course will be held in Arnprior on Sat the 18 Nov 2017.
Course is 40$ and is available to all Ontario residents who are 12 years or older on the day of the course.
Students are urged to pre-register as the course is limited to 25 persons.
Registration can be carried out by contacting Ted at 613-717-2643 or check out the CDSC facebook page or the OFSC District 6 Billboard.
Sat - Nov 18
  Bake Sale and Shopping Spree

From 8:30 a.m. to noon, come out to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Braeside CWL for a bake sale and shopping spree.

The parish hall is located at 18 Dochart Street in Braeside.

There will be many vendors with beautiful items for sale. 

Sat - Nov 18
  "Close to Home" Marketplace

The Almonte General Hospital Foundation cordially invites you to our "Close to Home
Marketplace to be held on Saturday November 18th between 10:00 a.m and 3:00 p.m.

Admission is FREE with the event taking place in the Octagon Room at the Almonte Hospital
75 Spring Street, Almonte ON.  Parking is available.

Offerings include local crafts, baked goods, prizes and much more...

Start your Christmas shopping and support our local hospital -- it's a 'win-win'!

All proceeds will support our Diagnostic Imaging Campaign so come on out and "Put Yourself in the Picture".

For more information, please call 613-256-2514 x2296 or cmoore@ agh-fvm.com

Sun - Nov 19
  Fund Raiser Event

Bowes Brothers Concert 
Elgin Street Bapsist Church is hostng a fund raisin event. The Bowes Brothers Concert... November 19 th at 7:pm. Doors open at 6:30.
Tickets may be purchased on our face book page, or at the door $15 each.
All monies raised will go towards a lift for The Church. Come on out for a fun filled music night... Hope to see you there!!!

Tue - Nov 21
  Calabogie Sports Night

Come out to St. Joseph's School at 12629 Lanark Road on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

15 and under can come from 6-8 p.m. and those 16 and older can come from 8-10 p.m.

This is a fun way for high school students to get their community service hours.

If interested, contact Kim at kimberlyarekowski@gmail.com or Krystal at Theloiselles@hotmail.com 

Wed - Nov 22
  Breakfast 'N' Learn

Maureen Sullivan-Bentz of Renfrew Hospice, Wednesday, November 22nd hosted by Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors At Home and sponsored by Tierney Stauffer LLP, at Kenwood Corporate Centre/M3Eatery, $6.00 for Seniors age 55 and over.  Payment/Greetings 8:30am breakfast 9:00am 10:00am presentation. Register by 4:00pm Monday, November 20  613-623-7981 ABMSH, 106 McGonigal St. West. More info Liz Wall 613-623-7981.

Wed - Nov 22
  Arnprior and District Quilters Guild Meeting

The Arnprior & District Quilters' Guild will meet on Wednesday November 22 at 7 PM at 257 John St in Arnprior (Christian Education Centre).  Guest Sherri Hisey will present a trunk show and information about settings and borders. New members and visitors ($5) are welcome. See arnpriordistrictquiltersguild.com for more information.

Thu - Nov 23
  Calabogie Sports Night

Come out to St. Joseph's School at 12629 Lanark Road on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

15 and under can come from 6-8 p.m. and those 16 and older can come from 8-10 p.m.

This is a fun way for high school students to get their community service hours.

If interested, contact Kim at kimberlyarekowski@gmail.com or Krystal at Theloiselles@hotmail.com 

Sat - Nov 25
  Christmas Craft-Bake-Business Fair

Christmas Craft, Bake and Business Fair, Saturday, November 25th, 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Nick Smith Centre. 40 plus vendors with a chance to win one of 40 plus door prizes, Mega 50/50 raffle, free gift wrapping. tickets.  Shop locally for everyone on your Christmas list; including yourself. Free admission. 

Sat - Nov 25
  Concession 23 oncert

Saturday, November the 25th Concession 23 will be playing at the White Lake United Church at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $10.00 and available at the door. This is a fundraiser for our Wheel Chair Accessibility Fund. 

Sat - Nov 25
  Pakenham Country Christmas

A day of fun for the whole family in the village of Pakenham on Saturday November 25th, full details on the Pakenham Business and Tourism facebook page.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1737714983199519/

Sat - Nov 25
  JazzNhouse presents The Alex Pangman Quintet

On November 25th 2017 JazzN.ca organizes a house concert sponsored by BeanCars.ca, as a fundraiser for the Pakenham Public Library initiative.  JazzN.ca donates net proceeds from seating to the Pakenham Public Library Fundraiser.

Sat - Nov 25
  Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday
25 November at 8:00-11:00

Christian Education Centre
257 John St, N, Arnprior, Ontario

Sat - Nov 25
  Christmas Bazaar

Calabogie United Church Hall
 1044 Madawaska St in Calabogie
 on Saturday, November 25th from 11:30 am to 3:00pm
 light lunch will be served- free will offering
 vendors are welcome - call 613-646-7651 or 613-752 0014

Sat - Nov 25
  Arnprior Lionettes; Christmas Bake Sale

Arnprior Lionettes' Christmas Bake Sale,including a Cookie Walk,Saturday November 25,from 10:00am till Sold Out(noonish)at the Arnprior Public Library.Merry Christmas.

Sun - Nov 26
  O.P.P.V.A. Chapter 10-Pembroke - Christmas Social

Our next Ontario Provincial Police Veterans' Association Chapter 10 - Pembroke Christmas Social & Dinner Meeting will be held at Anthony´s Italian Grill & Restaurant on 26 Nov. 2017 at 1400 hours. ----- Meet & Greet, entertainment and gift exchange between 1400 hours and 1700 hours ----- The Christmas social will be followed by the traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings. ----- Cost per person with tax included is $25.00. Gratuity is not included. ----- Our last meeting for 2017 will follow the dinner with the election of executive for 2018. ----- Door prizes and 50/50 draw. ----- Spouses & guests are always welcome.

Tue - Nov 28
  Starter Company Plus Information Session

Are you exploring entrepreneurship but you don't know where to start? The Starter Company Plus Program will help get you started in the right direction. Starter Company Plus is a Government of Ontario program delivered by Enterprise Renfrew County. 
Applicants receive business training, advice and mentoring. Successful applicants may compete for a chance to receive a $4,000 award to help kick-start their business. All applicants must attend an information session, which will be held on Tuesday November 14 and Tuesday November 28th.
For more information visit: www.enterpriserenfrewcounty.com or call Enterprise Renfrew County at 613.735.8224

Tue - Nov 28
  Calabogie Sports Night

Come out to St. Joseph's School at 12629 Lanark Road on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

15 and under can come from 6-8 p.m. and those 16 and older can come from 8-10 p.m.

This is a fun way for high school students to get their community service hours.

If interested, contact Kim at kimberlyarekowski@gmail.com or Krystal at Theloiselles@hotmail.com 

Thu - Nov 30
  Calabogie Sports Night

Come out to St. Joseph's School at 12629 Lanark Road on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

15 and under can come from 6-8 p.m. and those 16 and older can come from 8-10 p.m.

This is a fun way for high school students to get their community service hours.

If interested, contact Kim at kimberlyarekowski@gmail.com or Krystal at Theloiselles@hotmail.com 

Thu - Nov 30
  Everything Christmas Sale

The Opportunity Shop will be having their Everything Christmas sale in the main hall of the Arnprior Library from noon to 8:00, on November 30.  A perfect place to pick up Christmas decorations, stockings, books, and c.d.'s.  This event is a must.  It is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit.

Thu - Nov 30 -- Fri - Dec 01
  ADHS Fall Musical

ADHS Performing Arts presents High School Musical on Thursday November 30th and Friday December 1st at 7:00 p.m..

Tickets are $7 for students and $10 for adults and can be purchased in the ADHS Main Office, at the Arnprior Book Shop or by musical cast members!