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Thu - Jun 22 -- Sat - Jul 22
  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

 

Thu - Jun 22 -- Sat - Jul 22
  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  

Sat - Jul 01
  3rd Annual Arnprior Kids Fishing Derby

July 1, 2017

Location: McLean Park (baseball diamonds)

Cost: FREE for kids 3 - 13

Everyone gets a BBQ/Drinks/Gift as well as prizes (1st, 2nd & 3rd) for the most fish caught

Time: 10am - 1pm

Angling Pro "Big" Jim McLaughlin will be there to help out the kids as well as having fishing goodies to give away

Sat - Jul 01
  Canada Day Breakfast

Calabogie & District Snowmobile Club is hosting Canada Day Breakfast, Saturday July 1, starting at 8 a.m. at the Calabogie Community Center.  Pancakes, sausages, local maple syrup, eggs, baked beans, toast, tea, coffee and juice.  Adults-$8, 5-13 yrs. - $4, under 5 free.  Proceeds to Club and community projects.

Sat - Jul 01
  Pakenham Community Celebrates Canada 150

The fun continues with a full day of family friendly Canada 150 activities in Pakenham including an antique car & tractor show, canoe races, kids games and a family dance with Mike Ryan!

Sat - Jul 01
  Arnprior Canada Day Car Show

Arnprior Canada Day Car Show held at Hydro Park (Beside east Side Mario's) from 9:00 am to 3:00pm on Saturday July 1st.
Dash Plaques for the first 100 entries and plenty of awards and door prizes for participants. A charity barbecue and 50/50 draw will also take place with proceeds going towards the Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors at Home Program Inc.
Registration is $10 per car with 100% of the proceeds going directly to the Arnprior Regional Health Foundation. For information, contact : Brian Estabrooks at estabb@live.com or 613-623-8301

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.

Sat - Jul 01
  Canada Day in Almonte!

7-11am Pakenham Fireman's Breakfast
http://exploremississippimills.ca/events/pakenham-firefighters-breakfast/

7:30am - 12pm Paddle for the Almonte General Hospital at the Almonte Fairgrounds
http://exploremississippimills.ca/events/paddle-for-the-almonte-general-hospital/

10am- 3pm Canada Day Car Show & Shop
http://exploremississippimills.ca/events/downtown-almonte-car-show-shop/
Etsy Street Market
THIS July 1st, join us in ALMONTE for our FIRST EVER outdoor market! We are partnering with Etsy Canada to create a fantastic 60 seller marketplace on beautiful, historic Mill Street, right in the heart of downtown Almonte.

Escape the chaos of our nation's capital on Canada's 150th birthday and head to family friendly Almonte for the day...and night! Our market takes place from 10am to 2pm and will be immediately followed by our annual July 1st activities at Gemmill Park.
3pm Family Picnic Gemmill Park:
.       Legion BBQ & Refreshment Garden
.       Wraps & Stuff Food Truck
.       T-Shirt making with JB Arts
.       Face painting with Mississilli Faces
.       Inflatable Games and more
Performance Lineup at Gemmill Park Includes:
.       The Legion Colour Party
.       Hosts Kris & Rob Riendeau
.       George Turcotte
.       Delaney Grant
.       The Barley Shakers
.       Bluefest Be-in-the-Band
.       The Ramblin' Valley Band
.       Rock Star Live
.       with Special Guests Sir John A. MacDonald and Queen Victoria
Dusk An Amazing Firework Show by Apogee*
*New Location- Stay in Gemmill Park Bowl to watch!

Sun - Jul 02
  Catch the Ace

The Arnprior Agricultural Society is holding a progressive lottery, "Catch the Ace" every Sunday from 4pm to 6:00pm at the Prior Restaurant. You could win the night's pot of money if your lucky number is called and then have a chance to win again, by selecting a card from  sealed envelopes..if your envelope contains the ace of spades you will then win the progressive pot!!..lot's of fun plan to go!!

Sun - Jul 02
  Haley United Church’s Cold Buffet & Strawberry Social

2:30pm-6:00pm. Turkey, ham, assorted cold cuts, cake with ice cream topped with McGregor’s strawberries. $14 (adults), $6 (kids 6-12), free (kids under 6). 760 Calvin Road, Haley Station Phone: 613-401-2453

Mon - Jul 03
  Canada 150 Art Tree Project
Community Art Tree Shows in 2017 WHITE LAKE White lake Women's institute Hall 7 John Box st. July 3 August 4 Waba Cottage Museum 24 Museum Road Herbfest July 30
Fri - Jul 07
  Charity Golf Fore Kids Day Tournament

The 2nd Annual Charity Golf Fore Kids Day Tournament will be held at the Oaks of Cobden Golf Course, on July 7, 2017. All proceeds from the event will benefit the RCDSB Student Support Fund, which provides financial assistance to students in need, to help them access extra-curricular programs, basic needs and more. For a $100/golfer fee you get 18 holes, a golf cart, lunch, supper and a chance at TWO $10,000 hole in ones!!

We would love to have you join us with some colleagues or friends for this worthy fundraiser. If you are unable to do so we also have a
corporate sponsorship with promotion to go along. For more information please contact Mary Cahill cahillm@rcdsb.on.ca    or call 613 735 0151 ext 2270. 

 

 
Sat - Jul 08
  Rankin Culture & Recreation Centre’s Fishing Tournament

Biederman Park, Lake Dore. 6:00am-2:00pm during the Ontario Free Fishing Week! $10 adults. $5 children. Adults prizes for heaviest pike, heaviest bass, and mystery weight. Kids prizes for largest rock bass, largest perch and first to 15 sunfish. Food for sale as well. Phone: 613-732-9739

Sat - Jul 08
  Canada 150 Antique Car & Truck Show

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. come out to the Petawawa Heritage Village and see vehicles from the 1920's through to the 1970's. 

There will be local arts and crafts vendors, 50/50 draw, valuable prizes, games and the usual attractions of the Heritage Village. 

Admission is by donation at the gate. 

Sun - Jul 09
  July Valley Singles Lunch

The July Valley Singles Lunch will be held at The Gourmet Restaurant in Carleton Place on Sunday, July 9th at 1 p.m. For info contact Pat at (613) 622-5693 or Johanna at (613) 432-7622.

Mon - Jul 10
  4th Annual Pembroke Herb Walk along the Pembroke Waterfront

Learn about the herbs growing right in our backyard! 9:00am- 10:00am is designed specifically for seniors (all are welcome) and from 5:00pm-6:00pm. Rain date: July 12th 2016. Suggested donation of $10. Proceeds to the Women’s Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County. Phone: 613-631-0137 www.valleynaturopath.ca

 

Mon - Jul 10
  Ottawa Valley Vikings-Spikes on the Beach

For just $80, children ages 9-12 can come out for four weeks of volleyball on Monday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. at Alice & Fraser Recreation Facility.

It is run by Ontario Volleyball Association certified instructors and includes t-shirts, medals and swag.

Contact Dave by e-mail at d_dobson@hotmail.com or call him at 613-633-2613 for more information and to register. 

Thu - Jul 13 -- Thu - Jul 27
  Say Moo! - Stone Fence Theatre
Stick Out Your Tongue and Say MOO - Making the rounds with the Amorous Veterinarian answers some of these tricky questions in musical romantic-comedy fashion. The latest from Stone Fence Theatre producer Ish Theilheimer, directed by Chantal Elie-Sernoskie, is based on interviews with vets and veterinarian workers about the ups and downs of their work.

Due to construction at the recent summer home of Stone Fence Theatre in Eganville, performances this summer will be at the Rankin Culture & Recreation Centre, about 15 minutes north of Eganville. The first performance is July 13, with more shows July 19, 26, 27, August 2, 3, and 9. There will be a show in Barry's Bay August 10 at the Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre. In fall, Stone Fence Theatre returns to the Eganville Community Centre for shows on September 16, 23 and 30, and October 14. On October 20 and 21, the show will be in Pembroke at the Knights of Columbus Hall, with the final performance on Sunday afternoon, October 29, at St Andrew's Parish Hall in Killaloe. The full schedule is here.
2) Tickets for all shows go on sale in May at www.stonefence.ca or by phone at 1-866-310-1004.

 

Thu - Jul 13
  Say Moo! - Stone Fence Theatre

Stick Out Your Tongue and Say MOO - Making the rounds with the Amorous Veterinarian answers some of these tricky questions in musical romantic-comedy fashion. The latest from Stone Fence Theatre producer Ish Theilheimer, directed by Chantal Elie-Sernoskie, is based on interviews with vets and veterinarian workers about the ups and downs of their work.

Due to construction at the recent summer home of Stone Fence Theatre in Eganville, performances this summer will be at the Rankin Culture & Recreation Centre, about 15 minutes north of Eganville. The first performance is July 13, with more shows July 19, 26, 27, August 2, 3, and 9. There will be a show in Barry's Bay August 10 at the Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre. In fall, Stone Fence Theatre returns to the Eganville Community Centre for shows on September 16, 23 and 30, and October 14. On October 20 and 21, the show will be in Pembroke at the Knights of Columbus Hall, with the final performance on Sunday afternoon, October 29, at St Andrew's Parish Hall in Killaloe. The full schedule is here.
2) Tickets for all shows go on sale in May at www.stonefence.ca or by phone at 1-866-310-1004.

Fri - Jul 14 -- Sun - Jul 16
  Almonte Fair

The Almonte Fair, July 14-16  celebrating  "Oh, Canada : 150 years"!  Gates open at 4pm on Friday. All weekend is Carter Shows Midway, Little Ray's Reptiles, Team T&J, kids zone, an interactive farm animals tent and much, much more.  New this year on Friday night is a Classic Championship Wrestling Show at 7pm in front of the grandstand. This is followed by the Derringers Band in the Entertainment Tent. All exhibits are now located downstairs in the Main Hall. Livestock Shows Saturday and Sunday.  Saturday afternoon 2-4, B-I-N-G-O in front of the grandstand!  Saturday Night the grandstand show starts at 7pm featuring The MacLeod Fiddlers, Jamie McMunn, with guest Jim Simpson and Group Unwound. Saturday night wraps up with The Riq Turner Band in the Entertainment Tent. Demolition Derby takes place Sunday at 2pm in front of the grandstand. Visit almontefair.ca for all the info!

Sat - Jul 15 -- Sun - Jul 16
  Renfrew Art in the Park

July 15-16 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
Check out Ottawa Valley's local artisans and their exceptional creations from sculptures to paintings and much, much more. This family-oriented gathering promotes arts, culture, and recreation with fun activities for the kids as well. Make a day of it and also visit Renfrew's museums (home of the NHL), shops, and restaurants.

Sat - Jul 15
  Whitewater StreetStrut

Whitewater StreetStrut on Cobden's Main Street!!  Free admission from Noon to 5pm, family entertainment, music and vendors.  At 7pm, the Headstones with Day Dreams for Dollars take over, dancing on the street!!  Advance tickets $25, at the door $30.  Phone 613-646-2282 for more information. 

Sat - Jul 15 -- Sun - Jul 16
  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 - Jul 15
  Welcome BBQ

The Arnprior Optimistic Women's Club is putting on a Welcome BBQ on July 15, 2017 from 11am-3pm in the parking lot of Anderson Automotive in Arnprior (24 Daniel St. S. - across from the LCBO).  We are a branch of the Arnprior Optimist Club, putting on a fundraising BBQ and family fun day to give the community an opportunity to meet us (as we are a new group) and to raise money for youth initiatives in our area.

We will have BBQ food for purchase (hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks, chips, freezies, cotton candy and popcorn) as well as a free bouncy castle, children's games and a silent auction.

Sun - Jul 16
  Ottawa Valley Vikings-Spikes on the Beach

Children ages 9-12 can get 4 weeks of volleyball at the Douglas Beach Courts for just $80.

With that, you get instructors that are certified by the Ontario Volleyball Association, t-shirts, medals and swag.

You will also be able to participate in the "Celebration of Volleyball Tournament" for no added cost.

Contact Dave at d_dobson@hotmail.com or 613-633-2613 for more information or to register. 

Mon - Jul 17
  Ottawa Valley Vikings-Spikes on the Beach

For just $80, children ages 9-12 can come out for four weeks of volleyball on Monday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. at Alice & Fraser Recreation Facility.

It is run by Ontario Volleyball Association certified instructors and includes t-shirts, medals and swag.

Contact Dave by e-mail at d_dobson@hotmail.com or call him at 613-633-2613 for more information and to register. 

Sun - Jul 23
  The Motor Toy Show & Shine at the Rankin Culture and Recreation Centre

Come view classic and antique vehicles, have a BBQ lunch, hear some music and more. 10:00am-3:00pm. 20 Rankin Rink Road. Call Graham 613-687-5639 or Murray 613- 735-1738 for more information.

 

Sun - Jul 23
  Ottawa Valley Vikings-Spikes on the Beach

Children ages 9-12 can get 4 weeks of volleyball at the Douglas Beach Courts for just $80.

With that, you get instructors that are certified by the Ontario Volleyball Association, t-shirts, medals and swag.

You will also be able to participate in the "Celebration of Volleyball Tournament" for no added cost.

Contact Dave at d_dobson@hotmail.com or 613-633-2613 for more information or to register. 

Mon - Jul 24
  Ottawa Valley Vikings-Spikes on the Beach

For just $80, children ages 9-12 can come out for four weeks of volleyball on Monday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. at Alice & Fraser Recreation Facility.

It is run by Ontario Volleyball Association certified instructors and includes t-shirts, medals and swag.

Contact Dave by e-mail at d_dobson@hotmail.com or call him at 613-633-2613 for more information and to register. 

Wed - Jul 26
  Breakfast N' Learn

Sonya Schirmacher, RHN, Holistic Nutritionist and Wellness Coach guest speaker, speaking -  "What is the Ketogenic Diet Lifestyle and how it can help you shed those extra pounds and ward off Dementia".  Wednesday, July 26 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 noon Monday, July24th  613-623-7981 ABMSH, 106 McGonigal St. West. More info Liz Wall 613-623-7981.

Fri - Jul 28
  Charity Golf Tournament

In honour of Canada's 150th & the NHL's 100th, Pakenham Civitan is hosting a charity golf tournament on Friday July 28.  We will be honouring 3 local celebrities: Andrew Dickson (Scout, Detroit Red Wings), Trevor Timmins (VP Player Personnel, Montreal Canadiens) & Randy Pierce (retired NHL player, Colorado Rockies, New Jersey Devils, Hartford Whalers). Cost is $100 which includes 18-hole golf fees, cart, roast beef dinner & prizes. Proceeds will support Civitan, brain tumor & lyme disease. Call 624-5925 or 624-5525 for more details.

Sat - Jul 29
  Free Art Workshop

Draw the historic buildings in Burnstown from 1:30-3:30.

We will be gathering in the concert room of The Neat Coffee Shop for an urban sketching introduction from Richard Gill.

Be sure to bring your own portable chair or stool, and if you want to bring your own art supplies you can, but some materials will be provided. 

This event is hosted by Burnstown Arts, a non-profit initiative that was created to promote visual arts in the Burnstown area.

Sat - Jul 29
  Fore the Pets Nine-and-Dine Fish Fry

Please join us at 'Fore the Pets' Nine-and-Dine Fish Fry to benefit The Arnprior Humane Society July 29, Sand Point Golf Course.  Registration 3pm, tee off 4pm. Cost $65.00/person includes 9 holes, power cart, fish fry dinner, prizes/raffles. entry into the Debenham Brothers CD Release Party.  Pre-register your team of 4 at the shelter via telephone 613-623-0916 or e-mail district.spca@bellnet.ca.  Cash only please.

Sun - Jul 30
  Ottawa Valley Vikings-Spikes on the Beach

Children ages 9-12 can get 4 weeks of volleyball at the Douglas Beach Courts for just $80.

With that, you get instructors that are certified by the Ontario Volleyball Association, t-shirts, medals and swag.

You will also be able to participate in the "Celebration of Volleyball Tournament" for no added cost.

Contact Dave at d_dobson@hotmail.com or 613-633-2613 for more information or to register. 

Mon - Jul 31
  Ottawa Valley Vikings-Spikes on the Beach

For just $80, children ages 9-12 can come out for four weeks of volleyball on Monday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. at Alice & Fraser Recreation Facility.

It is run by Ontario Volleyball Association certified instructors and includes t-shirts, medals and swag.

Contact Dave by e-mail at d_dobson@hotmail.com or call him at 613-633-2613 for more information and to register.