Friday, April 13, 2018



Canadian Publications Agreement No. 40727545


Herald Community Calendar

LAST UPDATED April 12, 2018

Community events notices are available free to non-profit community organizations. Drop your notices off at our office, or use fax (705-652-6912), mail or email ( We do not accept them by telephone. Notices for specific events may be run for two weeks. Notices for items which are not date specific may be run for three months, and may be renewed at that time. 55+ Lakefield Golden Years Club, 275 Queen St., Lakefield would like you to join us. Activities are everyday to keep you connected socially and widen your circle of friends. Bridge once a week, euchre twice a week, cribbage, bid euchre, and more. General Meetings take place 3rd Tues. of every month with lunch and entertainment.. Call 705-652-3148 for further info, or Events Lakefield Legion Branch 77 Fabulous Friday Night Dinner, Friday, April 13: 5:30 pm, menu to be announced. Advance tickets (by Wednesday prior) are $15.00 (or $18.00 at the door). Reserve your advance tickets by calling (705) 652-7988. Lakefield Legion Br. 77 weekly Meat (meatless - gift cards to winners) every Saturday at 4 pm, downstairs in the clubroom. Tickets are sold at 3 pm; draw starts at 4 pm. Meat draw tickets are 3 for $1.00; Share the Wealth tickets - 3 for $2.00 or 9 for $5.00. (705) 652-7988 for details. Age of majority event. BINGO at Lakefield Legion Br. 77, Tuesday night. 6 pm cards (packs) for sale; 7 pm calling begins. Total prizes of $1050 (not counting the jackpot). Jackpot Bingo ($1,000 if won in 55 numbers or less). Snacks and non-alcoholic drinks available for purchase. Wheelchair accessible. Upstairs in the main hall. 10 Nichols St. Lakefield. (705) 652-7988 for details. (note: new management - the Branch has taken over running the Bingo). Hope to see you there! Life After Stroke, Peterborough - Monthly Meeting - Wed. April 25th at 1:00 p.m. - we are a peer support group and meet the 4th Wed. of every month from 1-3 p.m. at Northminster United Church, 300 Sunset Blvd . Survivors and caregivers welcome. Wheelchair accessible but please arrive 15 minutes early for elevator access. For more info please call Sandy 705-760-2581 or visit Room 217 Level 1 Music Care Training for health care workers and caregivers, Westdale United Church, 1509 Sherbrooke St., Peterborough, April 19 and 20, Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, Cost $295.00 Register at Saturday, April 21, Hike on Stony Lake Trails: Join the Kawartha Chapter of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association for our 50th Anniversary Day celebration for easy to moderate hikes of 4, 6 or 9 km distance. Hikes will be led by experienced hike leaders. Meet at Riverview Park & Zoo at 9:15 am to carpool, or at the Trail parking lot at 105 Reids Rd, in North Kawartha Twp (off Mt. Julian-Viamede Rd) at 10 am. Wear sturdy walking shoes and bring snacks/lunch & drinks. For information contact Tony 705-755-0815. Bridgenorth United Church, Sat. April 14th With seatings from 4.30 to 6.30 pm, the people of Bridgenorth United Church invite you to their Best Beef Dinner, again providing their traditional hot roast beef dinner with all the trimmings including their famous home made pies. This is an ‘all you can eat’ event for the low price of $15 per person, $7 for children 5 to 13years, and free for children 4 and under. Tickets are available at the church or Bell’s Garage on Ward Street in Bridgenorth, or at the door. Reservations may be made by calling 705-292-9601. For those unable to join us at the table, you may take your dinner home in a take-out tray. Bridgenorth United Church - April 24th at 3.00pm - The Prayer Shawl Ministry group will hold their regular meeting. All women are invited to share in this project of knitting or crocheting shawls to be given to individuals who are experiencing grief, illness, or difficult circumstances. St. Matthew-St. Aidan Anglican Church, 1937 Lakehurst Road, Buckhorn invites you to a Spring Luncheon on Saturday April 28, at 12 noon. There will be a special presentation by Vikki of Griffin’s Greenhouses. Tickets are $10 - payable at the door. Reserve by calling 705-657-1456. PETERBOROUGH PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP MEETING- Wed. April 18, 7 p.m., Applewood Retirement Residence, 1500 Lansdowne St. W., Peterborough, Speaker Dr. Jacob Hassan, Urologist, Peterborough, For further information contact Doug (705)748-2274 or John (705)740 -1008. No admission fee. April 19th ,the Ennismore and District Horticultural Society will be celebrating our 5th Anniversary as a Society. We will be having a mini potluck with appetizers and desserts. Social time is at 6:30 pm followed by our regular meeting about 7 pm. Dignitaries will be attending to help us celebrate. Everyone is invited to in the Optimist Hall below the Ennismore Library. Our speaker for that evening is Drew Monkman and his topic is “Climate Change in the Kawarthas,while growing wildflowers,trees,shrubs and battling invasive species”. He will also present his new book “The Big Book of Nature Activities”. Hope you can attend! The Peterborough Osteoporosis group meeting is Thursday April 19, 2018 at 1pm at Activity Haven 180 Barnardo Ave., Topic: Protein, Vt K “Other” nutrients for Bone Health. The Kawartha Stamp Club invites the public to their 62nd annual stamp show and exhibition on Saturday, April 21st from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Evinrude Centre, 911 Monaghan Rd., Peterborough. This is the only regional stamp for the Peterborough area. There is lots of free parking, and is a free entry event, with a free gift for every child who attends. There will be up to twelve stamp dealers from around Ontario, Canada Post, raffles, draw prizes, table auctions, club books, stamp exhibits, a canteen and a special limited edition “Show Cover” (envelope) to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of WW I and the death of John McCrae. Everyone is welcome to this free annual all age’s event. See also: The Lakefield Historical Society will hold its next spring meeting on Thursday, April 26th at 7:00 p.m. in the Lakefield Legion Branch #77. We are having a “Living History” evening when long time Lakefield resident, Neil Wasson, will share a bit of his family history, some of his experiences and memories of Lakefield including friends, events and people who were important and influential to him as well as a bit about how Lakefield has changed. It should be an interesting and informative evening so come along and bring a friend. Last Beer at the Pig’s Ear - Monday, April 23rd - Market Hall - 140 Charlotte Street, 3rd Floor - two viewings 7:00 & 9:15 pm $15.00 - tickets at the door or Celebrating 40 years as a Museum! Hutchison House Museum - Mad Hatters Tea Party, Sunday, April 22nd, 2:00pm - 270 Brock Street, Peterborough - (705) 743-9710, - The 8th Annual Red Pashmina Walk will be on April 22 at Emmanuel East United Church. Registration is from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.; walk starts at 2 p.m. Bring pledge sheets & money and wear your RED PASHMINA! Proceeds from the walk will go to Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan ( to support the education of women and girls in Afghanistan. To register for the walk and obtain a pledge sheet, please contact Daphne at 705-656-3820 or There will be light refreshments following the walk, and a prize for the highest amount of money raised in pledges.There will also be time to shop for Afghan needlework, and Red Pashminas. Peterborough Garden Show - Evinrude Centre - (911 Monaghan Rd.) - Fri. April 13 - 5-9 pm, Sat. April 14 - 10-5, Sun. April 15 - 10-4 - $10.00 at the door - website:

Adopt a Friend!

from the

Lakefield Animal Welfare Society


Ernie is an older fellow. He is twelve years old. He

had a home but sadly, his owner had to relinquish him.

This friendly boy has lots of years left to share with you.