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Sat - Jul 01 -- Sun - Oct 01
  Empty bags for full tummies

Pet owners that use Orijen, Fromm, Acana and Honest Kitchen pet food can drop off their empty bags at the garage door at 39 Havey street as PetSmart will take them in and give us full bags of food for Marshall's Dog Rescue.

Fri - Sep 01
  TOOLS FOR SCHOOL REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

The Tools for School program is for children and youth who attend Renfrew County schools and are in need of assistance with backpacks, school supplies, and shoes. 

Visit www.renfrewcountycpan.ca/tools-for-school/ to register!

***Please read the instructions carefully to ensure your application is successful!*** 
 

We are still looking for help to fund this program! There are many ways to help, such as take the #CPAN150CHALLENGE (see below), donate individually, in a group, or as a business or join the "Giving at Home" monthly donation program. If you can't afford to donate, you can help by telling others about our need! It's never too late to participate, we fundraise ALL year for this program!
Sat - Sep 02
  TOOLS FOR SCHOOL REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

The Tools for School program is for children and youth who attend Renfrew County schools and are in need of assistance with backpacks, school supplies, and shoes. 

Visit www.renfrewcountycpan.ca/tools-for-school/ to register!

***Please read the instructions carefully to ensure your application is successful!*** 
 

We are still looking for help to fund this program! There are many ways to help, such as take the #CPAN150CHALLENGE (see below), donate individually, in a group, or as a business or join the "Giving at Home" monthly donation program. If you can't afford to donate, you can help by telling others about our need! It's never too late to participate, we fundraise ALL year for this program!
Sun - Sep 03
  TOOLS FOR SCHOOL REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

The Tools for School program is for children and youth who attend Renfrew County schools and are in need of assistance with backpacks, school supplies, and shoes. 

Visit www.renfrewcountycpan.ca/tools-for-school/ to register!

***Please read the instructions carefully to ensure your application is successful!*** 
 

We are still looking for help to fund this program! There are many ways to help, such as take the #CPAN150CHALLENGE (see below), donate individually, in a group, or as a business or join the "Giving at Home" monthly donation program. If you can't afford to donate, you can help by telling others about our need! It's never too late to participate, we fundraise ALL year for this program!
Mon - Sep 04
  TOOLS FOR SCHOOL REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

The Tools for School program is for children and youth who attend Renfrew County schools and are in need of assistance with backpacks, school supplies, and shoes. 

Visit www.renfrewcountycpan.ca/tools-for-school/ to register!

***Please read the instructions carefully to ensure your application is successful!*** 
 

We are still looking for help to fund this program! There are many ways to help, such as take the #CPAN150CHALLENGE (see below), donate individually, in a group, or as a business or join the "Giving at Home" monthly donation program. If you can't afford to donate, you can help by telling others about our need! It's never too late to participate, we fundraise ALL year for this program!
Tue - Sep 05
  TOOLS FOR SCHOOL REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

The Tools for School program is for children and youth who attend Renfrew County schools and are in need of assistance with backpacks, school supplies, and shoes. 

Visit www.renfrewcountycpan.ca/tools-for-school/ to register!

***Please read the instructions carefully to ensure your application is successful!*** 
 

We are still looking for help to fund this program! There are many ways to help, such as take the #CPAN150CHALLENGE (see below), donate individually, in a group, or as a business or join the "Giving at Home" monthly donation program. If you can't afford to donate, you can help by telling others about our need! It's never too late to participate, we fundraise ALL year for this program!
Wed - Sep 06
  Car Toot Bingo

Car Toot Bingo
Almonte Fairgrounds,
195 Water Street,
Almonte, On

Every Wednesday night in August and September 6.
7pm start time.
Food canteen including homemade pie.
www.almontefair.ca

Wed - Sep 06 -- Sun - Sep 10
  Renfrew Fair

We are known as the “The greatest fair in the Ottawa Valley since 1853.” It is an exciting five days with ample amount of activities such as: Beef Shows, Heavy & Light Horse Shows, 4-H & Interclub Shows, Swine & Lambs, many more Livestock events, Exhibits, Art, Domestic Science, Women’s Institute Displays, Floriculture, Fruit, Vegetables, Junior Classes, Needlework and so much more.
Perhaps you enjoy the famous bacon on a bun, mouth watering candy apples, popcorn, fully serviced meal, or a splendid piece of fresh fudge. We have it all for you to experience at the fair!
Our Grandstand Entertainment will be packed solid and we will be communicating all of the exciting details in the coming weeks!

Carter Shows Midway is back at the Renfrew Fair.

Throughout the weekend make sure to visit the Valley Entertainment showcasing some of the Ottawa Valley’s finest talent.

Come and enjoy the fair! You will be sure to find something for everyone of all ages to enjoy a traditional country fair.

Wed - Sep 06
  TOOLS FOR SCHOOL REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

The Tools for School program is for children and youth who attend Renfrew County schools and are in need of assistance with backpacks, school supplies, and shoes. 

Visit www.renfrewcountycpan.ca/tools-for-school/ to register!

***Please read the instructions carefully to ensure your application is successful!*** 
 

We are still looking for help to fund this program! There are many ways to help, such as take the #CPAN150CHALLENGE (see below), donate individually, in a group, or as a business or join the "Giving at Home" monthly donation program. If you can't afford to donate, you can help by telling others about our need! It's never too late to participate, we fundraise ALL year for this program!
Thu - Sep 07
  TOOLS FOR SCHOOL REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

The Tools for School program is for children and youth who attend Renfrew County schools and are in need of assistance with backpacks, school supplies, and shoes. 

Visit www.renfrewcountycpan.ca/tools-for-school/ to register!

***Please read the instructions carefully to ensure your application is successful!*** 
 

We are still looking for help to fund this program! There are many ways to help, such as take the #CPAN150CHALLENGE (see below), donate individually, in a group, or as a business or join the "Giving at Home" monthly donation program. If you can't afford to donate, you can help by telling others about our need! It's never too late to participate, we fundraise ALL year for this program!
Fri - Sep 08
  Fish Fry-- all you can eat

Come out from 4 until 6:30 p.m. to the Calabogie United Church at 1044 Madawaska St in Calabogie for a dinner that includes fish and chips, baked beans, cole slaw, dessert and drinks

cost is adults-- $15.00 , children 6 to 12--- $6.00 and under 6 free

Sat - Sep 09
  The 2nd Annual Disc Dog Day in the Valley

The 2nd Annual Disc Dog Day in the Valley - 9th September 2017 at the Petwawa Civic Centre - Football Fields.

Hosted by TailWaggers.K9Sport and The Sunshine Disc Dog Club.

The event will be supported by several vendors - from woodcraft, pet supplies to leggings!! The OSPCA will be holding a bottle drive.

Come and watch amazingly talented Disc Dogs from the Sunshine Disc Dog Club perform (12:45 to 13:00hrs) and then stay and watch, dogs take part in a Disc Dog Funmatch from 1pm to 4pm. These dogs are playing for prizes that have been donated by our wonderful local vendors!!

Sponsored by The Alexander Bros. Handcrafted Woodwork and Carl Zieroth from REMAX.

Please contact me for more information.

S_Needham_uk@yahoo.com
My home phone is 6134015707

Sat - Sep 09
  Church garage sale

EMMANUEL ANGLICAN CHURCH
287 Harrington Street
Arnprior, Ontario 
HUGE GARAGE SALE
Plus Bake Sale Table
 Saturday, September 9th, 2017
 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

Sat - Sep 09
  Melissa Bishop Thunder Run at Shaw Woods

Join us on September 9 for the Melissa Bishop Thunder Run, which will benefit girls hockey.

You can do either a 1.6 KM, 3.1 KM, 4.3 KM or 9.2 KM run.

Be on site between 8 and 9:30 a.m. to get your race kit.

For more information and to register go to www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceID=144B1

Sun - Sep 10
  Gala Celebration Concert

The Ottawa Valley Music Festival will be holding a final Gala Celebration Concert on Sunday, September 10th at 3:00pm at St. John Chrysostom Church in Arnprior.
We will be celebrating 25 years of music making in the Ottawa Valley.
The program features Mozart's Regina Coeli and Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass.
Guest Soloists include Cara Gilbertson, soprano, Danielle Vaillancourt, mezzo-soprano, Kevin Myers, tenor, Jean Sebastien Kennedy, baritone and Jessica Belanger, soprano. Advance tickets can be purchased at The Shoe Lounge in Renfrew and the Arnprior Book Shop in Arnprior. Tickets will also be available at the door. For more information, visit www.ottawavalleymusicfestival.ca. 

After the concert, we will be holding a Post-Concert Gala Dinner at Greenside Tavern at the Sand Point Golf Course in Braeside. This is a chance to meet our soloists, choristers, friends and view history and photographs of OVMF's 25 years of glorious music in the Ottawa Valley! A full buffet dinner with appetizers, dinner, dessert and coffee for $45. For reservations, please call the Greenside Tavern (613-623-3234) and quote OVMF Gala Celebration.

Tue - Sep 12
  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 - Sep 12
  Quilt Guild of Renfrew and Area opening meeting

Quilter's Guild of Renfrew and Area's opening meeting will be held on Tuesday Sep 12 at 1PM at the Renfrew Rec Centre.Meetings are held in the afternoons of the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.Membership is $25 per year.We are a teaching Guild, serving all skill levels, including a beginner's class.

Fri - Sep 15
  Doctor''s Dining Duel

The Arnprior and Area Physician Recruitment Committee (PRC) is excited to be hosting our second annual Doctor's Dining Duel. 

 This event will pair practicing Arnprior doctors with local culinary partners to create delicious and innovative appetizers for you to enjoy. Teams will be competing for the coveted People's Choice award, and bragging rights. Come out and help us select a winner! There will also be a silent auction, door prizes, and cash bar. Tickets are $45 and available at all of participating locations. 

 All proceeds go to PRC to help bring family doctors to Arnprior.

Sat - Sep 16
  Community Breakfast

Community Breakfast at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church 80 Daniel St. N Arnprior on Saturday September 16th  from 9am- 10.30am for just $5.00. 
Everyone is welcome to join us for good food and fellowship.

Sat - Sep 16
  Arnprior''s 10th Annual Wellness & Craft Show

Healing in the Valley is super excited to host our Annual Wellness Craft Show on September 16th at the Nick Smith Centre!  The event will run from 10am - 4pm.

We have over 30 vendors who will be showcasing, many who's products will be new at our event!

As always the event is FREE Admission and as usual, we will be collecting non-perishables and donating all funds from the Silent Auction to the Arnprior and District Food Bank!

For more information, please visit our Facebook page or email Koula at   koula@healinginthevalley.ca

Sat - Sep 16
  Yoga In the Bark

Arnprior Humane Society will be hosting 'Yoga in the Bark' at Robert Simpson Park Sept 16. Registration 9:30am, Yoga starts 10am. Admission by donation. A local yoga teacher will be guiding the session accessible to all levels. Enter to win a variety of prizes. Please bring: yoga mat or beach towel, water, sunscreen.

Sat - Sep 16
  Come Try Ringette

The Arnprior McNab Ringette Association is inviting all kids age 4 and up to try the sport of ringette for FREE.
This event will take place Saturday, September 16th at the Nick Smith Centre 77 James Street Arnprior, Ontario with registration starting at 9:15AM and on the ice at 10:00AM. AMRA will provide sticks and rings, all participants need to bring are skates, helmet and protective gloves or mittens. We have a limited number of helmets available if you do not have one. Please wear full equipment if you have it. There will be a 50 minute on ice session where experienced coaches and players will engage the children in introductory drills and fun activities. Representatives from the AMRA will be available to answer questions and provide information about ringette and the association. Join us afterwards for refreshments, snacks and more information on the fastest game on ice!

We currently have room for new players in our Learn to Skate (Bunny) program which runs every Monday night at the Nick Smith Centre. Cost is $225 for 1 practice a week from October to March.
We also have room in our U8, U9 and U10 programs. Cost is $475 and these programs have 1 practice per week, 1 game per week plus tournaments.

For more information please contact Kerri Kucharik arnpriorringette@gmail.com or Jennifer Phillips amra.registrar@gmail.com

Sat - Sep 16
  Plant and Book Sale

'Hosta Mania Plus' Plant and Book Sale.  0190The Prior Chest Nuts Breast Cancer Dragon Boat Team are hosting a Fall Perennial Plant and Book Sale.  Saturday, September 16, 2017, 8:30 - 12:00 noon, on the lot beside PJ's Restaurant, Madawaska Blvd., Arnprior.  Cal 613-622-0190 for more information.

Sat - Sep 16
  Fall Dinner

Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:00 to 6:30 pm. Doors Open 4:30 pm at
CEC - 257 John St. N., Arnprior. Tickets $15.00, children 6-12 years $5.00. For info 613-623-5321 or 613-623-5069. Everyone Welcome! Take Out Available 613-623-2637 -No Delivery.

Sat - Sep 16
  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 - Sep 17
  2017 St. Columbkille Cathedral Parish Supper

Father Jim Beanish and Deacon Adrien Chaput and parishioners of St. Columbkille's Cathedral warmly invite everyone to St. Columbkille's 2017 Parish Supper to be held Sunday, September 17th from 11:30 am to 6 pm.
Roast Beef, Ham, Baked Beans, with assorted salads and homemade pies. See our Novelty Tables, Candy Tables, and Raffle Tickets. Come and visit our beautiful Cathedral.

Sun - Sep 17
  A Time Up the Line

Glasgow United Church is hosting "A Time Up the Line" an afternoon of music with Rick Leben and Friends, Sunday September 17th, from  2:00 - 4;00pm  
Pie Auction, Refreshments , Freewill Donation at the door.

Tue - Sep 19
  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.

Wed - Sep 20
  Women in Business

Are you a business woman? Do you run a business in Renfrew County? If you answered yes to these questions then ontrac's "Women in Business" event is right for you!

"Women in Business" is a day for you to network, make connections, participate in presentations and panel discussions, increase your social media awareness and celebrate women in business.

We have over 80, women in business or women thinking about opening a business, registered for this event! If you would like the opportunity to network you business this is your chance!

To register contact ontrac at 613.623.4070
Event is held on September 20, 2017 at St. John Chrysostom Parish Hall. 8:30am - 3:00pm

Thu - Sep 21
  Take Back the Night Lanark County

Shatter the Silence. Stop the Violence. People will be gathering behind the Carleton Place Town Hall at 6:30 p.m. for a march through the park at 7 p.m.

No one should fear the night...or the day.

Thu - Sep 21
  MUSIC TRIVIA NIGHT

Can you name that tune?  Do you know who sang that song?  Join Oldies 107.7 on Thurs September 21st 7PM at Greenside Tavern for a music trivia fundraiser. All proceeds supporting CIBC run for the Cure for the Canadian cancer society.  Gather 7 fun friends and register your team of 8 people by calling CIBC 613 623 4248 ext.0 or email Shannon.dupuis@cibc.com

Thu - Sep 21 -- Sun - Sep 24
  Carp Fair

Enjoy a fun filled day in the country at the “Best Little Fair in Canada”, the Carp Fair.   With great music, great shows, and a huge midway… you’ll find something for the entire family!  Feel the exhilaration of all the midway twists turns and tumbles!  Enjoy live music, world-class horse shows and President’s Choice SuperDogs! Your kids will beam with excitement at the Family Circle tent with magic shows, and puppets or experience agricultural learning in the Ag Tent, petting zoo and more!  It’s a full weekend of family fun! For a great fall day in the country – where all your senses will be activated – see, hear, smell – come visit Carp Fair 2017 and go home exhausted.

Fri - Sep 22 -- Sat - Sep 23
  Battle the Night Lip Sync Challenge

Friday September 22

Battle the Night Lip Sync Challenge

An event like no other to support local mental health initiatives!

It's going to be epic!!

Competitors from up and down the Valley will take to the stage in Festival Hall in Pembroke on Friday September 22 to battle it out in front of judges and an audience!

Tickets are $15 each.

Doors open at 6:30 for a cocktail hour with a cash bar and free appetizers.

The Battle begins at 7:30.

There will be a silent auction, 50/50 and a raffle for an electric acoustic guitar!

Funds raised from this event go to support the vital services of the Robbie Dean Family Counselling Centre.

Get your tickets;

robbiedeancentre.com

Pick It Fence - downtown Renfrew
The Flower Factory - downtown Renfrew

Kerry's Place - downtown Pembroke
Forest Lea Promotional Products - Pembroke Street West, Pembroke

Sat - Sep 23
  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 - Sep 23
  Family to Family Sale


Come and join us on Saturday, September 23rd from 8 -11 am for a huge multifamily sale. Over 20 vendors and tons of gently used items for sale. Household items, toys, equipment, children's clothes, and so much more! Sale is at the Christian Education Centre located at 257 John St. New this year... no admission fee!

Sat - Sep 23
  Charity Yard Sale

This Saturday, September 23 Charity Yard Sale - Seniors at Home 7am to 2:00pm. Due to construction the sale will be held behind the Senior Complex (40 Hugh Street).  Watch for the Big Blue Tent.  Donation of gentle used items welcomed.  May be dropped of at 106 McGonigal St. West on Friday, September 22nd between 9:00am and 3:00pm or the morning of at the yard sale. Please no old television sets, computers or hard covered books.  Thank you for your support

Sat - Sep 23
  Canada 150 Fly In at the Pembroke & Area Airport

Free to attend! See Garrison Petawawa’s aircraft, Ry-J’s, the flying simulator and more. The most unique event being held in the Ottawa Valley this year! A chili lunch is available for purchase on site with proceeds going to our runway project. www.facebook.com/flycyta www.flycyta.ca

Sun - Sep 24
  Tutti Music Concert


'Tutti' presents a concert of solo, duet and sing-along Canadian music on Sunday September 24th at 3 pm at     St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 80 Daniel St N Arnprior.

Your goodwill offering will go to the Arnprior and District Food Bank and the Fountain.

Sun - Sep 24
  Arnprior''s Two Rivers Tartan

Get your tartan on! Arnprior's very own Two Rivers tartan product and fabric sales are being launched by the Friends of the Arnprior & District Museum this Sunday Sept 24  at the Arnprior Town Market on John St. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Our new district tartan is a tartan for everyone who calls Arnprior home ... and visitors too!   Whether you prefer a small accessory from our "Taste of Tartan" line or several metres of fabric; we're sure you'll find something this Sunday to proudly show off Arnprior's true colours. All proceeds from tartan sales go towards supporting the Arnprior & District Museum.

Tue - Sep 26
  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.

Wed - Sep 27
  Arnprior &District Quilters' Guild Meeting

The Arnprior & District Quilters' Guild will kick off the 2017-2018 season on Wednesday September 27 at 7 PM at 257 John St in Arnprior (Christian Education Centre).  Guest speaker is Krista Zaleski presenting a trunk show and her specialty, pattern making. New members and visitors ($5) are welcome. See arnpriordistrictquiltersguild.com for more information.

Wed - Sep 27
  Arnprior &District Quilters' Guild Meeting

The Arnprior & District Quilters' Guild will kick off the 2017-2018 season on Wednesday September 27 at 7 PM at 257 John St in Arnprior (Christian Education Centre).  Guest speaker is Krista Zaleski presenting a trunk show and her specialty, pattern making. New members and visitors ($5) are welcome. See arnpriordistrictquiltersguild.com for more information.

Fri - Sep 29
  Glow With Us Walk, Run and Roll

On Friday September 29th, 2017 the evening skies of Arnprior will be lit up with the neon light of hundreds of people covered in glow bands in support of our three local L'Arche communities and the Arnprior Regional Health Foundation.
Starting at 6pm,  the Arnprior Regional Health Foundation and L'Arche Arnprior, L'Arche Ottawa and L'Arche Agapè will present a 2K and 5K walk, run and roll through the streets of Arnprior, starting and finishing at the Arnprior District High School Track. As the event progresses participants will be picking up glow bands along the route and arrive back at the track for an all ages black light AfterGlow Party.
There will be prizes for all, including special awards for Best Costumes, Brightest Glow, Top Fundraisers etc.
Glow With Us is a Family Friendly event for all ages, with funds raised going to directly impact the work of the Arnprior Regional Health Foundation:

https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/admh-partners-in-caring-foundation/Glow-With-Us/
 
and local L'Arche communities:  

https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/larche-arnprior/LArche-Glow-With-Us/

You may register online at one of the links above, or phone 613-623-7323 x123 to obtain registration/donation forms to use.

Sat - Sep 30
  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.