Current Events

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Sat - May 05
  Community Yard Sale

Community Yard Sale
May 5, 2018
At the Calabogie Community Centre located at 574 Mill St.   8 a.m - 2 p.m
Please contact Teri Leigh McDonald at or 613-752-2222 ext 204 to have a table in the Yard Sale
The cost is $10 per table and we supply them!

Sat - May 05
The 22nd annual Diefenbooker Race is fun for runners, walkers and cyclists of all ages. Help support West Carleton organizations that promote literacy, encourages physical activity or personal wellness.
Events include: 5 and 10 km running races, 5 km walk, 5, 18 and 33 km cycle tours,  a 1 km running race for 12 years and under, Loonie Loop, short races for 2 to 6 yr olds. For information on event times, map of road closures, when to pick up race kits, get walk or run training and much more at the Diefenbooker Race website. Call  613-470-0064.
Sat - May 05
  Parish Hall & Yard Sale

All invited to a mega hall and yard sale at St. John's Lutheran Church, 47 McLachlin Street South, Arnprior, Ontario 

Saturday May 5. 8am to 2 pm.

Complimentary Beverages! 
Bargains Galore!

Thu - May 10
  Spring Concert

Valley Concert Band presents it's annual Spring Concert  May 10  7:30pm at Emmanuel Anglican Church 287 Harrington St., Arnprior.
Join us for an evening of great music from a variety of genres played by  some of the top musicians in the Ottawa Valley!
Admission is a freewill cash donation benefitting the reconstruction development of the Grove Nursing Home. 

Fri - May 11
  Art In The Attic Show and Sale

The 28th annual Art In The Attic (AITA) Show and Sale takes place on Mothers' Day weekend, 11 May, 7-9 pm, 12 May 10am -7pm and 13 May 10am -4pm in Almonte Old Town Hall, 11 Bridge St in Almonte.  This fun and unique show is a celebration of the creativity of local artists of all ages and experiences; from preschoolers to octogenarians; and from novices to those schooled at high level art institutions such as the Musee de Beaux Arts, Oxford Brookes Glasgow University Fine Arts and more. This event has earned a reputation as a fantastic place to pick up some wonderful art at very affordable prices!

Sat - May 12
  Arnprior Legion Entertainment

Arnprior Legion Branch 174 continues its Entertainment in the Lounge series on May 12th with Joyride.  3-7 p.m.  Everyone welcome.  As always, No Cover.  Come out to share an afternoon of great music and help support your local legion.

Sat - May 12
  Valley Dance & Social

Valley Dance & Social @ Fitzroy Harbour Community Center     

In Support of Special Olympics                                                
May 12th, 2018                                                                            
Tickets are only $10 per person and are available at the door.     


Doors open @ 7:00 p.m.   

Music starts @ 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Rick Leben & the Low Mileage Band                                                               

Lots of raffle prizes to be won, including: Private  plane  ride  for  2!
Personal  Road tour  in  Model  'A'  Ford!
And many, many more.                                 

Sat - May 12
  Terry Gillespie and Danielle Allard Concert

Katie Bears Fundraiser featuring Terry Gillespie and Danielle Alllard May 12th @ Neat Coffee Shop in Burnstown
Tickets may be purchased by emailing, calling 613-622-0092 or posting your request on the event page. Limited dinner reservations available before the show (4:30 - 6:15 seatings) by calling or dropping into Neat (613-433-9960). Limited tickets available.

Sat - May 12
  Spring Yard Sale

Planning on 'Yard Selling' this May? Book this date - Saturday, May 12th at 106 McGongial Street West from 8am to 1:00pm with a BBQ, 50/50 Raffle, Refreshments and more. All proceeds our in support of your Community Support Services Agency that provides 25 various programs for those age 55 and over and those with special needs, no matter the age. If you are in the process of downsizing or Spring cleaning - please consider donating your items to our sale Items can be dropped off the mornign of the sale or Friday between the hours of 9 and 2 only. We thank you in advance for your support. If you are a senior and need help with delivery, please contact us at 613-623-7981. Thank you!

Sat - May 19
  Euchre Tournament

The Arnprior Agricultural Society will host a euchre tournament on Sat May 19 at the Arnprior Legion. Registration at 12 noon with light lunch and games start at 1pm with teams of two, $20 a person and prize money of $700 !!

Wed - May 23
  Arnprior Rotary Day

At Arnprior Town Hall:
10:30 am Raise Rotary flag with Mayor David Reid

At SW Corner of John St. and Madawaska Blvd.:
11:00 am Start Serving Refreshments and Timbits to General Public at SW Corner of John and Madawaska

Sell Mad Duck Race Tickets

11:00 am Tree planting ceremony
Participants: Mayor and/or Councilors
Gallery Gift Shop Representative
New Members, Rotary Club of Arnprior

11:30 am Announce Rotary Club of Arnprior Donation of Equipment Item
(Patient Lift with Scale) for Arnprior Redevelopment Project
Participants: Board member(s) Arnprior Regional Health
Bruce Hill, Executive Director, Arnprior Regional Health

12:00 pm Winning Ticket Draw for Rotary Day Prize, Arnprior Rotary Club Cash
Drawn By: Dave Pelkey, The Vintage Crate

Wed - May 23
  Breakfast 'N' Learn

Canadian Cannabis Clinic Wednesday, May 23 Breakfast N' Learn with guest speakers Chantel Mason and Caroline Bond of the Canadian Cannabis Clinic.  Topics to be discussed: Who we are, what we do, how to get an appointment, what an appointment entails; Current regulations and legislation; Licensed producers vs. Dispensary's; The Endocannabinoid system; THC vs. CBD; Methods of consumption; Travelling with cannabis; and Clinic locations closest to everyone.  Event is hosted by Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors At Home and sponsored by Tierney Stauffer LLP,  East Side Mario's, Madawaska Blvd., $6.00 for Seniors age 55 and over.  Tickets in advance at ABMSH, 106 McGonigal St. West. Deadline Monday, May 21,3:00pm. Greetings 8:30am breakfast 9:00am 10:00am presentation. More info Liz Wall 613-623-7981.

Thu - May 24
  Fun Fair at CDPS

On May 24th Cobden District Public School is having our annual Fun fair to help raise money towards play structure, class supplies as well as end of year school trips to reduce the cost for students.   The Fun Fair consists of games, raffle items, and BBQ, to help raise money for the school. Buy raffle tickets for $1 with a chance to win: Best Western - one night hotel room and breakfast the next morning, Wilderness Tours rafting, Whitewater Brewery - tour and sampling plus meal, Dinner and Movie night from Rocky Mountain House, Escape Room in Renfrew, Laser Quest packages and more! Fun Fair happens rain or shine. Don't miss it! May 24th Cobden District Public School 5 pm-7 pm.   

Thu - May 24
  Foster Parent Information Session

Come out and learn more!

If you want to make a difference in lives of a deserving children or youth, there's no better way to get involved!

We hope you can join us.

The session will run from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Family and Children's Services of Renfrew County at 114 Argyle Street South, Renfrew.

Please RSVP by May 22 at

Sat - May 26
  Plant and Yard Sale and e-Waste Collection

On Saturday, May 26th, the Prior Chest Nuts Dragon Boat Team are having their plant, yard sale and e-waste collection on the lot beside PJ's Restaurant/T.A. Gas & Car Wash, Madawaska Boulevard, Arnprior. Starts 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Please call Sarah at 613-276-8843 if you require e-waste pickup. All contributions/donations are greatly appreciated.

Sat - May 26
  Used Bike Sale

On Saturday, May 26th, from 10am to 3 pm, Arnprior Community Safety will be having a used bike sale in the former Videoflicks store at the Arnprior Shopping Centre, 375 Daniel St. S., Arnprior. All bikes were turned over to our organization by Arnprior OPP as unclaimed. Come and get yourself a good deal on a bike and support our organization at the same time. All proceeds go to Community Safety projects.

Sat - May 26
  Pakenham Junior Horticultural Society

Want to grow a garden? Pakenham Junior Horticultural Society wants 
you. Join individually or as a family. Registration is at 11:30 this Saturday, May 26 in the Pakenham Library basement with a movie to follow. Cost is $5.00

Sat - May 26

Arnprior Humane Society's SPRING YARD SALE
Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018
Time: 8am - 2pm
Location: 490 Didak Drive, Arnprior, ON

Gently used donations accepted now until May 25, 2018 (no electronics please)

Website: www.arnpriorhumane
Phone: 613-623-2086

Sat - May 26
  Car Wash in Memory of Captain Carr

The Arnprior Fire Department was wondering if it were possible to advertise our fundraising carwash.  May 26th, 9am-12pm.  Proceeds going to the Ride for Dad, in memory of Captain Carr, who dedicated 50 years to the town of Arnprior.

Sat - May 26
  Yard Sale, Book Sale and BBQ

There will be a Giant Yard Sale, Book Sale and BBQ on Saturday, May 26th from 8am to 1pm at the Calabogie United Church , 1044 Madawaska St in Calabogie. There will be many treasures and some vintage toys. Donations will be gladly  accepted at the Church Hall on Friday, May 25th from 9am to 12noon.

Sun - May 27
  Church Supper

Supper sponsored by OUr Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Braeside.

Supper will be served from 2 until 6 p.m.

Barbequed chicken is on the menu.

Adults are $15, Children aged 6-12 are $5 and children under 6 are free.

Take out is also available.

Sun - May 27
  15th Annual Ceremonial Review 2360 Army Cadets

The Commanding Officer, Staff and Cadets of 2360 - 42nd Field Artillery Regiment (Lanark & Renfrew Scottish) -Royal Canadian Artillery -Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps
Cordially invite you and your guests to attend their 15th Annual Ceremonial Review

Reviewing officer will be: Ms. Mercedes Stephenson (Parliamentary Correspondent CTV National News)

Guests are asked to be seated by 1030hrs, Sunday, May 27 2018
review will take place in rink B

Civilian dress is business casual please

RSVP: May 21, 2018
to Commanding Officer
2360 Royal Canadian Army Cadets

Tue - May 29
  Foster Parent Information Session

Come out and learn more!

If you want to make a difference in lives of a deserving children or youth, there's no better way to get involved!

We hope you can join us.

The session will run from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Family and Children's Services of Renfrew County at 77 Mary Street in Pembroke.

Please RSVP by May 22 at

Thu - May 31
  McNab School FUN FAIR

Springtime fun at McNab School can only mean one thing...It's Fun Fair time!  Please join us on Thursday, May 31st for an evening of food, games, prizes, fun and music for the whole family.  Supper starts at 5:30 p.m. with hamburgers for $3.00, Pizza $2.50, Hot Dogs, $2.00 and Drinks for $1.00.  Games and events begin at 6 o'clock until 8 o'clock.  There will be raffle prizes, bake sale, silent pie auction and silent basket auction.  See you on the 31st!