Friday, August 10, 2018



Canadian Publications Agreement No. 40727545


Herald Community Calendar


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.



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



Life After Stroke, Peterborough - Monthly Meeting - Wed. August 22nd 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


Christ Church Community Museum volunteers are looking forward to welcoming visitors to Christ Church this summer. We are open every day from 1 pm to 4 pm starting July 1st until Sept. 3rd. On display this year are some preloved toys, the Bowker family and restoration of the graveyard, Architect Kivas Tully and the Strickland family plus digital photographs of early life in Lakefield. For further information call Shirley Twist 705-749-2018


There will be a service  of Morning Prayer with Communion at Christ Church Community Museum this summer. The service is at 8:30 a.m. on, Sept. 2nd. Everyone is welcome. For further information call Shirley Twist 705-749-2018


Beginning Tuesday, July 3rd 2018  and continuing daily (except Monday) until labour day, Scottish Teas will be available from 1-4 pm at Hutchison House Museum, 270 Brock Street, Peterborough.  Scottish Tea, served on the terrace in the period garden, includes fresh baked scones, preserves, whipped cream, oatcakes, and tea, lemonade, or ice tea. Complimentary tours of the 1840s restored stone house are included with the teas. The cost for tea is $10.00 for adults and youth, $5.00 for children under 10 years of age.  Information:  or phone 705-743-9710


Kawartha Artists Gallery and Studio Events  - “Figuratively Speaking” - August 8 to Sept. 9 - Opening reception: Sunday, Aug. 12, 1-4pm. “Serving Up Colour” Sept. 12 to Sept 23 - Opening Reception Sept. 16, 1- 4pm. September 26 to October 21 “Driven to Abstraction” - Opening Reception: September 30, 1 – 4pm. - Kawartha Artists’ Gallery and Studio is incorporated as a not for profit organization, an artists’ co-operative, exhibiting original art by local artists since 1990. Located at 420 O’Connell Road, Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 4C9. The gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday 1 pm to 4 pm.  Admission is free.


Walk-a-thon for Community Care Lakefield - Aug 25.  Collect pledges and enjoy a 5 km walk along the river from the Lakefield Legion to Lock 25.  Starts at 10:30 am.  BBQ, entertainment & prizes upon return - Register & pledge forms at 705-652-8655


Sun., August 12 is our Annual Beef Barbecue held at St Paul the Apostle Church, 4 Reid Street, Lakefield. Delicious BBQ beef supper with local corn-on-the-cob and vegetables and homemade pies for dessert.  Eat your supper inside and then enjoy the entertainment after on our shaded lawn, or bring your lawn chair and eat outside  This event is famous for good food and great local live entertainment which is sure to have your heart smiling and your toes tapping.  Dinner and Entertainment just $20.  For more information call 705-652-3095.


Come enjoy potentially near perfect viewing conditions for the “2018 - Perseid Meteor Shower” with the Peterborough Astronomical Association. This free, public, all age’s event will potentially offer telescopic views of Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, star clusters, nebula, galaxies and much more, from the top of Armour Hill at the end of Museum Drive at 300 Hunter St. East, Sun.  August 12, 8:30 p.m. until after midnight (weather permitting). Please park in the parking lot of the Peterborough Museum and Archives and walk up the hill. This is a weather dependent event. If the skies are cloudy & precipitating, the event will be cancelled that evening.


Join the Peterborough Astronomical Association (PAA)  and the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA), for a viewing of both the Sun and the stars at this unique event on August 11th, from 8-10pm at the Harold Town Conservation Area, west of Peterborough on the Old Norwood Road.  Participants will have the opportunity to safely view the sun using equipment provided by the PAA members, and then after sunset enjoy the night sky away from the City lights. Suitable for all ages, all equipment provided.  Weather dependant – clear skies required.


Hooks & Needles Lakefield.  Monthly meeting on Tues, Aug 14th at 9:30 am at Lakefield Baptist Church (Reid St. entrance).  Come and join us as we Knit for Shivering Children!  For information contact:  Jayne Todd (705) 652-6175 or


Free Movie Night! on Friday, August 10th at “Church on the Rock” in Burleigh Falls, (5 Church Lane).  7 p.m.    Free Refreshments!   This month’s movie:  “A Case for the Cross” (a true story!).   Supervised childrens’ movies also showing at same time!  Everyone welcome!!  For information contact:  Jayne Todd (705) 652-6175 or





Adopt a Friend!

from the

Lakefield Animal Welfare Society


Myah and Lola need a new home since their owner could no longer care for them. These beautiful girls have been together for many years and would like to keep it that way. They are quiet older cats who would just like to share space on your couch and have a loving home once again.

50% off summer clothing at LAWS Thrift Shop.  Open Tues-Sat. 10-4