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Sun - Sep 02
  White Lake Cemetery Decoration Day

White Lake Cemetery Decoration Day is Sunday Sept. 2. Service begins at 2:30 Pastor Dan Bennett, Music by Helen Black. Please bring your own chairs and there are no washrooms. Tent and sound system provide by Boyces Funeral Home. in case of rain the service will be held at the White Lake United Church. For any please contact Jackie Campbell at 613-266-4775.

Wed - Sep 05
  Car Toot Bingo

Car Toot Bingo
Every Wednesday Night in August and Sept 5.
Almonte Fairgrounds. Starts at 7pm.
Canteen with hot dogs, drinks and homemade pie.
www.almontefair.ca

Thu - Sep 06
  Valley Concert Band

The Valley Concert Band is looking for musicians to join their 40 member strong group as we begin our Fall season. Rehearsals begin on September 6th and run weekly on Thursdays 7:30-9:30pm at the Arnprior Legion Hall. We welcome all concert band instrumentalists - NO audition required! But you must be able to read music and have an instrument. For more info contact Vicki at 613-623-1180 or check us out at www.valleyconcertband.ca.
Dust off that instrument in the closet and come join us on September 6th!

Fri - Sep 07
  Burger Fridays!

Burger Friday Continues at the Arnprior Legion.  Come check out the best burgers in town.  Hot Dogs will also be available for a limited time!!!  11:30-1:30   Everyone welcome.  Bring a friend or co-worker out for a great lunch!

Fri - Sep 07
  Warden's Golf Tournament

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
1:00 P.M. SHOTGUN START (BEST BALL FORMAT)
Whitetail Golf Club, 7113 Highway 60, Eganville, Ontario
$340 for a Team of Four or $85 per Person
Price includes Green Fees, Riding Cart, Dinner Buffet, Door Prizes

All proceeds benefit the Renfrew Victoria Hospital Oncology Unit and the United Way Mental Health Task Force.

**Please make cheque payable to the County of Renfrew**
Payment must be received at the time of registration in order to secure your spot
To register contact Debbie Gervais, Administrative Lead Hand, Human Resources Department
County of Renfrew, 9 International Drive, Pembroke, Ontario
613-735-3675 ext. 440 or 1-800-273-0183 ext. 440
dgervais@countyofrenfrew.on.ca

Sat - Sep 08
  Community Breakfast

Sept 8th 9am - 10.30am at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church 80 Daniel St N ARNPRIOR.  
Pancakes, sausage, eggs, beans and toast all for only $7.  Everyone Welcome!!!

Sat - Sep 08
  6th Annual "Toys for Kids" Ride

Sat sept 8th 6th Annual "Toys for Kids" Ride. Hosted by the Templar Knights Motorcycle Club and all are welcome to join us. 
Registration is 9am to 10:30am at the Renfrew Information Booth, corner of O'Brien Rd. and Mask Rd. Cost is one new toy per rider to be distributed by the Phoenix Centre to help families in the Ottawa Valley have a better Christmas. Scenic ride followed by a lunch by donation at the Renfrew Golden Age Activity Centre where we will have doors prizes and draws. If you just want to donate please drop by registration. Help us make a child's Christmas a little brighter.

Mon - Sep 10
  McNab/Braeside Line Dancing & Pickle Ball

The Township of McNab/Braeside is excited to have a wide array of programs commencing for the fall season. We are collaborating with McNab Public School and utilizing their impressive venue, offering 2 distinct programs starting this week. We are pleased to be able to offer line dancing on Mondays starting September 10th, that’ll be followed up on Wednesdays by pickleball at the school gym as well. Everybody is welcome to come along as beginners will have a chance to learn from those more experienced in the activity.

The Braeside Tuesday night euchre group also begins this week. Keith Burns has all the information for interested card players at 613-623-5658

Registration and information is available by e-mailing the Recreation Department at recreation@mcnabbraeside.com or by calling the number below. Cost is $70 for 10 weeks per person for line dancing and by optional donation for pickleball

For further info, please contact Scott, Recreation Programmer at (613) 623-5756 x 232

Mon - Sep 10
  Jim Presley Memorial Vacation Raffle

The Jim Presley Memorial Vacation Raffle in support of Hospice Renfrew. From September 10-December 31st.  
WIN a 7 night STAY at Sunshine Villa Orlando along with a $500 travel voucher!!   

Vacation details 
Nestled in a quiet family friendly community sits our 4 bedroom/3 bath 2000 sq ft vacation villa. Private southwest facing extra large pool & spa. Fully equipped kitchen, formal dining & living rooms, spacious open concept family room with triple pane patio doors leading the way to a lanai. Games room equipped with billiard table, foosball, air hockey, dart board & chalk board wall. 15 minutes from Disney!   

Also a second Prize: $1000 CASH.   
Tickets are available:  
In Renfrew 
-Hospice Renfrew 
-Valley Heritage Radio 
-Renfrew Mercury 
-J&J Chocolate Sensations  
In Arnprior 
-Arnprior Tooth Doctor 
-Carson Vagonlee Travel 
-Peter's Computer Solutions 
-Rona 
*The draw takes place on New Years Eve, December 31st!   

Mon - Sep 10 -- Fri - Oct 26
  Freemasonry: A History Hidden in Plain Sight

Celebrate 150 years with Arnprior's own Madawaska Lodge No. 196! This travelling exhibit promotes the knowledge, appreciation and understanding of Masonic history and the influence of Freemasonry in the past as well as on society today. On loan courtesy of the Bruce County Museum.

Thu - Sep 13
  Valley Concert Band

The Valley Concert Band is looking for musicians to join their 40 member strong group as we begin our Fall season. Rehearsals begin on September 6th and run weekly on Thursdays 7:30-9:30pm at the Arnprior Legion Hall. We welcome all concert band instrumentalists - NO audition required! But you must be able to read music and have an instrument. For more info contact Vicki at 613-623-1180 or check us out at www.valleyconcertband.ca.
Dust off that instrument in the closet and come join us on September 6th!

Thu - Sep 13 -- Sun - Sep 16
  Ruck 2 Remember presents Road 2 Recovery

Starting at the Petawawa Legion at 9 a.m. on September 13, the walk will end at Cobden. Day 2 Cobden to Renfrew. Day 3 Renfrew to Arnprior. The final day will leave Arnprior and end at the Legion in Kanata.

This is the 5th annual event, and all proceeds go to "Operation: Leave the Streets Behind.

To register or to donate, visit www.crowdrise.com/RoadtoRecovery5 or e-mail admin@ruck2remember.com.

Fri - Sep 14
  Doctors Dining Duel

Join us for our 3rd Annual Doctors Dining Duel on Friday September 14th starting at 5:30pm.  Doctors and their culinary Partners team up to compete for the Peoples Choice Award.  Attendees vote for the winner with their wallets.  Thank you to our Platinum Sponsor Braeside Home Furnishings! Tickets available by calling at Bonnie Jane's Coffee House, Lumbertown Ale, 2 Grands, Bridges Bar & Grill, Negi Indian Cuisine and the Physician Recruitment Office (613-623-3166 ext. 596). Get your tickets now, they are selling fast!  This is an event you don't want to miss.  Help us ensure that every local resident has access to a family physician.

Fri - Sep 14
  Fish Fry

The Arnprior Legion will once again be hosting it's popular fish fry on Sept. 14th, 4-7 p.m.  Featuring Mundell's fish.  Everyone Welcome  Please visit our FaceBook page for more information.

Fri - Sep 14
  Renfrew Curling Club Registration & Open House

Come on into the Renfrew Curling Club at 7 pm for our annual registration night and open house.  Renew old friendships or make new friendships.  Our club is a social club and we welcome new members.  There are a variety of leagues to suit every lifestyle and fir the new curler we offer Rookies Rock a Learn to Curl early season program to teach you the game with certified coaches.  This tear we are also introducing Mixed Doubles a shorter fast-paced game on Wednesday nights.

Fri - Sep 14
  Burger Fridays!

Burger Friday Continues at the Arnprior Legion.  Come check out the best burgers in town.  Hot Dogs will also be available for a limited time!!!  11:30-1:30   Everyone welcome.  Bring a friend or co-worker out for a great lunch!

Fri - Sep 14
  Pioneer PA Day - Arnprior Museum

Friday, Sept 14, 2018, 9-11:30am - PIONEER PA DAY at the Arnprior & District Museum. For children ages 5 to 12 years old. Pre-registration and payment of $7/child is required to secure your spot. We will be creating soap carvings, playing games, and going on a scavenger hunt in the Museum! Spaces are limited, so email or call to register today, branger@arnprior.ca or 613-623-4902.

Sat - Sep 15
  Yard Sale Charity Fundraiser

Arnprior Humane Society YARD SALE - Fall Edition.  Saturday, September 15, 2018.  8am-2pm.
Location: 490 Didak Dr., Arnprior, ON
NO CLOTHING PLEASE 

Sat - Sep 15 -- Sun - Sep 16
  OLMC Gem, Mineral and Jewellery Show & Sale

The Ottawa Lapsmith and Mineral Club (OLMC) presents its 52nd annual Gem, Mineral & Jewellery Show and Sale on September 15-16, at the Nepean Sportsplex.  This event features more than 60 dealers with something for everyone:  rough and polished stones, fossils, metorites, one-of-a-kind jewellery, carvings and other stone crafts, books and machinery.  A number of organizations have been invited to provide fascinating information about local geology and mineralogy.  Bring an unusual stone to the show, and people will help to identify it.
Volunteers from the OLMC will be there to demonstrate the art of lapidary and club activities, and some members will sell their unique jewellery at the "Club Creation Corner".  Children can fish for polished stones at the Fish Pond, and learn how to make "rock critters" and other creations at the Kid's Craft Table.
All of this activity is packed into two days Sept. 15-16, at the Nepean Sportsplex Curling Rink.  The daily entrance fee is $8 at the door, but children 12 years old and younger may enter at no charge.
www.olmc.ca/gemshows.html
www.facebook.com/OttawaLapsmithMineralClub
613-700-GEMS (4367)

Sat - Sep 15
  Fish fry -all you can eat

All you can eat fish and chips. baked beans , cole slaw, desserts and drinks
 Calabogie United Church Hall
1044 Madawaska St in Calabogie Ont
  Saturday, Sept 15th 2018
 time 4pm to 7pm

Sat - Sep 15
  Giant Neighbourhood Garage Sale

On Saturday, September 15, 2018, between 8 am and 1 pm, the neighbourhood behind the Pakenham Golf Course is hosting a giant garage sale. 19 families in the neighbourhood on Lion Head, Glen Abbey Court, Troon Court and Muirfield will be participating. If you are hunting for a special deal and a bit of treasure you're sure to find it here. We have toys for kids, supplies for crafters, kitchen and sporting goods, clothing and much, much more. There's something for everyone.

Sat - Sep 15
  Charity Yard Sale

Seniors at Home is hosting their annual Charity Fall Yard Sale on Saturday, September 15th from 7:00am to 2:00pm with a bbq starting at 10:00am.  Donations of gently used items accepted the morning of or the Friday before from 10-2pm at 106 McGonigal St. West.  Please no old television sets, computers or hard covered books.  If you are a Senior and need help with delivery of items please contact Liz at 613-623-7981 to arrange for pickup. Thank you.  Your support is always greatly appreciated.

Sat - Sep 15
  Entertainment in the Lounge Series

The Arnprior Legion will be continuing it's Entertainment in the Lounge series on Sept. 15 featuring Ladies and Escorts - vintage country music.  3-7 p.m.  Everyone welcome.

Sun - Sep 16
  The Ontario Prov. Police Veterans` Association

O.P.P. Veterans' Association
Chapter 10 - Pembroke 

Our next monthly Social Dinner & Meeting will be held on Sunday, 16 September 2018 at the Flamingo Dining Lounge & Restaurant, 435 O'Brien Street,Renfrew, Ontario.
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Guests are Welcome.

Meet & Greet - 4:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

The dinner: At approx. 5:00 P.M. 
followed by the meeting.
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Ordering from the menu.
 
50/50 Draw
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O.P.P.V.A. Chapter 10-Pembroke Tribute Website
http://oppva10nchapter.com 

Sun - Sep 16
  Terry Fox Run Arnprior 2018

Terry Fox run Arnprior 2018 held Sunday, September 16 at our new location Robert Simpson Park.  Walk run jog please come join us for this great cause .  Our goal to raise one dollar for every resident of Arnprior 10,500 so Please come out and join us for this great cause we hope to see you there.

Mon - Sep 17
  Jim Presley Memorial Vacation Raffle

The Jim Presley Memorial Vacation Raffle in support of Hospice Renfrew. From September 10-December 31st.  
WIN a 7 night STAY at Sunshine Villa Orlando along with a $500 travel voucher!!   

Vacation details 
Nestled in a quiet family friendly community sits our 4 bedroom/3 bath 2000 sq ft vacation villa. Private southwest facing extra large pool & spa. Fully equipped kitchen, formal dining & living rooms, spacious open concept family room with triple pane patio doors leading the way to a lanai. Games room equipped with billiard table, foosball, air hockey, dart board & chalk board wall. 15 minutes from Disney!   

Also a second Prize: $1000 CASH.   
Tickets are available:  
In Renfrew 
-Hospice Renfrew 
-Valley Heritage Radio 
-Renfrew Mercury 
-J&J Chocolate Sensations  
In Arnprior 
-Arnprior Tooth Doctor 
-Carson Vagonlee Travel 
-Peter's Computer Solutions 
-Rona 
*The draw takes place on New Years Eve, December 31st!   

Mon - Sep 17
  McNab/Braeside Line Dancing & Pickle Ball

The Township of McNab/Braeside is excited to have a wide array of programs commencing for the fall season. We are collaborating with McNab Public School and utilizing their impressive venue, offering 2 distinct programs starting this week. We are pleased to be able to offer line dancing on Mondays starting September 10th, that’ll be followed up on Wednesdays by pickleball at the school gym as well. Everybody is welcome to come along as beginners will have a chance to learn from those more experienced in the activity.

The Braeside Tuesday night euchre group also begins this week. Keith Burns has all the information for interested card players at 613-623-5658

Registration and information is available by e-mailing the Recreation Department at recreation@mcnabbraeside.com or by calling the number below. Cost is $70 for 10 weeks per person for line dancing and by optional donation for pickleball

For further info, please contact Scott, Recreation Programmer at (613) 623-5756 x 232

Thu - Sep 20
  Valley Concert Band

The Valley Concert Band is looking for musicians to join their 40 member strong group as we begin our Fall season. Rehearsals begin on September 6th and run weekly on Thursdays 7:30-9:30pm at the Arnprior Legion Hall. We welcome all concert band instrumentalists - NO audition required! But you must be able to read music and have an instrument. For more info contact Vicki at 613-623-1180 or check us out at www.valleyconcertband.ca.
Dust off that instrument in the closet and come join us on September 6th!

Fri - Sep 21
  Golf Tournament

I am having a golf tournament to raise money for Arnprior Minor Hockey. This event is a nine and dine. 200.00 per team of 4, includes cart golf and dinner.
Held on Sept. 21st and shot gun start at 5pm. At Sandpoint Golf Course. There will be a pie and cake auction.

Fri - Sep 21
  Burger Fridays!

Burger Friday Continues at the Arnprior Legion.  Come check out the best burgers in town.  Hot Dogs will also be available for a limited time!!!  11:30-1:30   Everyone welcome.  Bring a friend or co-worker out for a great lunch!

Sat - Sep 22
  Entertainment in the Lounge Series

The Arnprior Legion will continue it's Entertainment in the Lounge series on Sept 22nd featuring Ginette (Gigi) Hamilton - a mixture of 50's, 60's, old country and motown.  3-7 p.m.  Everyone Welcome

Sat - Sep 22
  Fall Dinner

Saturday, September 22, 2018 Supper 5:00 to 6:30 pm. Doors open 4:30 pm at the Christian Education Centre, 257 John Street North, Arnprior. Tickets $15.00, Children 6-12 years $5.00, Children under 6 years free. For info call 613-623-5321 or 613-623-5069. Everyone Welcome! Take Out Available 613-623-2637-No Delivery.

Sat - Sep 22
  Shanty Music Celebration

Join us on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.for a celebration of Shanty Music at Shaw Woods Outdoor Education Centre. located at 2065 Bulger Road, North Algoma Wilberforce Township.This FREE event is intended for the community at large. Bring your lawn chair to enjoy local step dancers, singers, fiddlers, guitar and accordion players. Refreshments provided.

This event is co-sponsored by Shaw Woods and the Retired Teachers of Renfrew County.

The line up features such talent as Karl and Linda Dregischan from Arnprior. Limited Edition from Renfrew. Guy Jamieson from Cobden and Cindy Wheeler and fiddlers from Sheenboro.

Sat - Sep 22
  Yard Sale !! Yard Sale!!

NeighbourLink Fountain
128 Mary Street Arnprior
 
September 22, 2018
7am to NOON

We are overstocked!! 

Kitchen items, linens, household items, glassware, dishes, clothes for all sizes (we have a great selection of larger men’s clothes), baby items, toys, books and some furniture. 

Something for everyone!! 

Start your shopping with breakfast from 7am to 11 am. 

This fundraiser helps support programs offered to the community. 

Come and support the NeighbourLink Fountain

Mon - Sep 24
  McNab/Braeside Line Dancing & Pickle Ball

The Township of McNab/Braeside is excited to have a wide array of programs commencing for the fall season. We are collaborating with McNab Public School and utilizing their impressive venue, offering 2 distinct programs starting this week. We are pleased to be able to offer line dancing on Mondays starting September 10th, that’ll be followed up on Wednesdays by pickleball at the school gym as well. Everybody is welcome to come along as beginners will have a chance to learn from those more experienced in the activity.

The Braeside Tuesday night euchre group also begins this week. Keith Burns has all the information for interested card players at 613-623-5658

Registration and information is available by e-mailing the Recreation Department at recreation@mcnabbraeside.com or by calling the number below. Cost is $70 for 10 weeks per person for line dancing and by optional donation for pickleball

For further info, please contact Scott, Recreation Programmer at (613) 623-5756 x 232

Mon - Sep 24
  Jim Presley Memorial Vacation Raffle

The Jim Presley Memorial Vacation Raffle in support of Hospice Renfrew. From September 10-December 31st.  
WIN a 7 night STAY at Sunshine Villa Orlando along with a $500 travel voucher!!   

Vacation details 
Nestled in a quiet family friendly community sits our 4 bedroom/3 bath 2000 sq ft vacation villa. Private southwest facing extra large pool & spa. Fully equipped kitchen, formal dining & living rooms, spacious open concept family room with triple pane patio doors leading the way to a lanai. Games room equipped with billiard table, foosball, air hockey, dart board & chalk board wall. 15 minutes from Disney!   

Also a second Prize: $1000 CASH.   
Tickets are available:  
In Renfrew 
-Hospice Renfrew 
-Valley Heritage Radio 
-Renfrew Mercury 
-J&J Chocolate Sensations  
In Arnprior 
-Arnprior Tooth Doctor 
-Carson Vagonlee Travel 
-Peter's Computer Solutions 
-Rona 
*The draw takes place on New Years Eve, December 31st!   

Wed - Sep 26
  Arnprior and District Qulters Guild Meeting


The Arnprior & District Quilters' Guild meetings will resume on Wednesday September 26 with guest speaker Judy Miller of Kanata. New members and guests are most welcome. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the meeting begins at 7 PM. For more information see our web site http://arnpriordistrictquiltersguild.com

Wed - Sep 26
  Breakfast 'N' Learn

The next Breakfast 'N' Learn takes place Wednesday, September 26. East Side Mario's, 8:30am greetings, 9:00am breakfast, 10:00am guest speaker - Dora Boukouris, Professional fitness & Health Coach.  topic "Fitness Tips to make your Fifty + years Fabulous." Cost $6.00 per person tickets to be purchased by Monday, September 24th 106 McGonigal Street West, Seniors at Home

Sat - Sep 29
  4th Annual Touch a Truck Family Event

North Lanark Agricultural Society is proud to present the 4th Annual Touch-a-Truck Family Event on September 29, 2018.  
There will be lots of activities and trucks for ALL ages.  Please note, some activities do have a cost of $5 or less.

Sat - Sep 29
  Tutti Music Concert

"Tutti Presents 
"Gonna Be A Great Day!" 
Sat,Sept 29th at 7 pm at 
St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Arnprior & Sun Sept 30th at 2pm at Lochwinnoch Presbyterian Church Lochwinnoch.  Everyone Welcome.  Free will offering.

Sun - Sep 30
  KatieBear Big Bingo

Come join us for our 1st KatieBears Big Bingo at the Arnprior Legion. Sunday September 30th.
2 Jackpots $500 & $1000 Over $3500 in prizes
Limited Seating, arrive early Doors open at 11am. Bingo starts at 1pm

Sun - Sep 30
  A Sunday Afternoon Concert

Gonna Be a Great Day! A Celebration of the African-American Spiritual.  Tutti, a female ensemble of singers under the direction of Lisa Webber will be in concert. Sunday, Sept 30 at 2 p.m. at Lochwinnoch Presbyterian Church, 946 Lochwinnoch Road.  Freewill offering in support of Renfrew and Area Home Support.