Friday, March 15, 2019



Canadian Publications Agreement No. 40727545


Herald Community Calendar

LAST UPDATED march 13 2019

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



Lakefield Legion Branch 77 Fabulous Friday Night dinner, Friday, March 15, 5:30 pm, featuring roast beef with all the trimmings. $15.00 in advance (by Wednesday prior) or $18.00 at the door. Reserve advance tickets by calling (705) 652-7988.


***  St. Patrick’s Day Open Mic at Lakefield Legion Branch 77 on Sunday, March 17 is CANCELLED due to medical emergency. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Info:   ***


Progressive Euchre in 2019 at the Lakefield Legion 1:00 pm start, $10.00 per person, 50/50 draw - Everyone Welcome to this age of majority event - Park at back (Duff Street) for elevator access - 1st prize $105.00, 2nd prize $70.00, 3rd prize $50.00 - Dates - , March 3  - Inquiries contact John Clements - 705-652-9648 or Theresa Flagler - 705-652-8786


Life After Stroke, Peterborough - Monthly Meeting - Wed. March 27th 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


The Peterborough Canadian Irish Club will be hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Party on March 16, at St. Joseph’s Douro Parish Hall. There will be all day entertainment from local musicians and dancers. Breakfast will be served at 9 am.   11 am to 10 pm enjoy Irish music and dancing.  There will be children’s activities in the afternoon.  Light dinner with Irish stew served at 4 pm  Cash bar.  Come out and enjoy the best St. Patrick’s Day Party in town.  Tickets can be purchased at the door or contact Shelley 705-742-0987 or  Pam 705-742-5360 fro advanced tickets.  For more information on this event call Maureen 705-939-6135


Take a step into the past this March Break at Hutchison House Museum. From Tues. March 12th to Fri. March 15th, come to the museum for hands-on activities, pioneer games and lots of fun!  Programs run from 9:30am - 12pm  or 1-3:30pm and are suitable for children ages 6-12. The cost is $20 per attendant and pre-registration is required. Children are encouraged to bring their own peanut free snacks. For more information or to register phone 705-743-9710.


Peterborough Weavers & Spinners are proud to present our 9th annual Fibre Arts Festival & Sale on Saturday March 16, 10- 4, at the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre 775 Brealey Drive. Over 40 local and regional fibre producers and artisans showcasing supplies for spinners, weavers, felters & knitters; fleece, roving & yarns; accessories & tools; books & patterns; and of course, unique hand made gift items. Also demonstrations and hands on activities. Adm. $5, children 12 and under free.


Enjoy a St Patrick’s day celebration with live music by the Donegal Fiddlers.  Socialize, dance, learn to dance, enjoy the Fiddler’s music.  Saturday March 16th, 2 - 5 pm at the Norwood Town Hall, 2357 County Road 45 Norwood.  Admission is $5.00. Bar service. Lunch is finger food pot luck.   All welcome. Irish music featured


Prostate Cancer Canada Network Peterboorugh Support Group Meeting- Wed. March 20th, 7 p.m., Applewood Retirement Residence, 1500 Lansdowne St. W., Peterborough.  Speakers: Kate Crowe - Nurse Navigator, Oncology PRHC,     Barb Huggins – Manager, Oncology PRHC - Topic: PRHC - Radiation Suite & Cancer Care Services - Followed by informal discussion time.  Support group contacts: Doug (705)748-2274, John (705)740-1008 or Calvin (705)743-1293. No admission fee.


“Parents: Are you looking for educational, yet fun, things for your children to do during  March Break? If so, Saint John Ambulance, Peterborough  Branch, will be hosting “Babysitting  Basics”, an award-winning, one-day Babysitting/Home-Alone class, for children on March 15th. Class times will be  8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Activity book  sessions, role-playing and hands-on practical first-aid exercises teach essential life-saving skills and also build confidence. Each student will receive a copy of a “Babysitting Basics” book, and, upon successful completion of the course, a St. John Ambulance babysitter certificate.  St. John Ambulance also offers first-aid and CPR classes for older teens and adults of all ages. These first-aid classes are held every business week, including during the March Break (March 11-12), and every weekend, including March 16-17.  Please call 705-745-0331, or visit, for more information and/or to register for an upcoming class.”

Melt the ice as you swing into spring with the Ron Marenger Big Band on March 30, 2019 at the Lakefield Legion. Tickets are $30 per person available at Community Care Lakefield 705-652-8655 or email Proceeds help seniors and adults with physical challenges live independently in their homes.


East Central Therapy Dog - Come to an Information Session March 25, Where: Applewood RR, 1500 Lansdowne St. W., Ptbo, When: Monday, March 25th 2019, from 7-8pm, Why: To learn what is involved in being a Member of ECTD, and how dog testing is done. Please leave your dog at home for now!  Visit: for more information.  Preregister required.  Contact : Bruce Brown 705-930-3593 or


Church on the Rock - Burleigh Falls -  Light Lunch at 12:30 pm and Movie right after lunch. - Sat. March 16 - Free Will Offering - All Welcome!


The Ennismore Garden Club is happy to announce that we will have John Shaw Rimmington as our  speaker on Thursday, March 21st. The Meeting starts at 7 pm with Social time at 6:30 pm. Meetings are held in the Optimist Hall below the Ennismore Library.  Everyone is most welcome.  John was responsible for instructing our members in the creation of a Dry Stone Wall and Arch and a Dry Stone Fir Tree in the Ennismore Community. You will not want to miss his presentation.

Free Soup Lunch offered by the Lakefield Lioness/Lions Club - Choice of two homemade soups, roll, cookie, tea/coffee.  Tues. March 26 - 12-1:30 pm at the Lakefield Legion - Donations gratefully accepted, but not necessary.


The Lakefield Historical Society will hold its next public gathering on Thursday, March 28th at the Lakefield Legion, 10 Nicholls Street, Lakefield, at 7 p.m. David Barry will do a presentation on the history of the Trent Valley Hockey League and share stories related to the Lakefield team and members.


You won’t want to miss this unvarnished view into the multi-faceted world of book publishing at the  Women’s Art Association Studio Meeting Featuring Penguin Random House Canada Publishing Editor Diane Turbide - Princess Gardens - Fri. March 22nd, at 2:00 p.m.



Adopt a Friend!

from the

Lakefield Animal Welfare Society



“Callum”  is a Siamese X. with lovely blue eyes. He is just under one year old. This friendly guy is ready for his new home and waiting just for you! Still lots of 50% off bargains at the LAWS Thrift Store.