Friday, November 15, 2019



Canadian Publications Agreement No. 40727545


Herald Community Calendar

LAST UPDATED November 14, 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’s next Fabulous Friday Night dinner is Friday, Nov. 15, 5:30 in the upstairs hall. $15.00 in advance (by Wednesday prior) or $18.00 at the door. Roast beef with all the trimmings. Reserve advance tickets by calling (705) 652-7988.


Progressive Euchre 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   Nov 10th, Dec 1 & 15th   - Inquiries contact John Clements - 705-652-9648 or Theresa Flagler - 705-652-8786


Lakefield Legion Br 77 open mic, Sunday, Nov. 24, 1-5 pm.  Bring your instruments, your voices or just yourself for an afternoon of music. Free admission, downstairs in the clubroom. Age of majority.  Info: email


Life After Stroke, Peterborough - Monthly Meeting - Wed. Nov. 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


Silent/ Live Auction   Saturday, Nov 16th from 11am to 1:30pm. Bridgenorth United Church, 832 Charles St., Bridgenorth. Bid on an amazing collection of brand new items as well as services and entertainment items.  Additionally  this year, as well as the Kayak we have a standup paddle board, each valued retail over $600.00 to be auctioned off between 12 and 12:30. This popular auction features something for everyone with something happening every minute. Find your early Christmas gifts. Pop a balloon with a valuable surprise inside! Stop for lunch at the Tasty Lunch Bar. Come early and bring a friend.

Wreath Workshop, Sat. Nov. 16th, -  10 – noon at the Douro/Dummer Library.  The Friends are providing grape vines and pine cones.  • Bring pot luck items to share such as: branches, seed pods, ribbon, dogwood, dried flowers, Christmas decorations, etc. • Remember to bring scissors, clippers, glue gun, wire  or string etc. that you might need.  • Be creative and have fun!  Please register by calling the library 705-652-8599


St. Matthew-St. Aidan Anglican Church, Buckhorn,  1937 Lakehurst Road (across from the Locks)  presents Christmas Tea Sat. Nov 16th  from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  with demonstrations by Gwen McCallum of Serendipity Craft Werx and  Victoria Whitney of Griffin’s Greenhouses.  Fancy Sandwiches, delectable sweets and a variety of teas will be served.   Coffee and hot apple cider too!   Admission only $15.00 at the door.   Please call  705-657-1456 to reserve.


Peterborough Prostate Cancer Canada Network Peterborough Support Group Meeting - Wed. Nov 20, 2019, 7 p.m., Speaker: Dr.William Meade, Kawartha Urology Associates  TOPIC: “Newer chemo agents above and beyond hormonal shots”Patients, caregivers and friends are invited to attend. A special welcome is extended to those who are newly diagnosed with prostate cancer. Applewood Retirement Residence, 1500 Lansdowne  St. W., Peterborough.  Support group contacts: Doug (705)748-2274, John (705)740-1008 or Calvin (705)743-1293. No admission fee.


Sat. Nov. 23rd – 9 am to 12 noon – Annual Christmas Bake Sale.  Our famous Cookie Walk where you can pick exactly the number of each variety that you want to serve over the season.  Also there are loaves, squares, pies, tarts, bread, candy, pies.  So drop in with your own shopping bag and start your Christmas baking.


Sat. Nov. 30th – 7 – 9 pm. – Nobody’s Child – Come and see a 48 minute documentary film presented by Don Gray on Canada’s Barnardo Children.  Free Will Offering.


Adult Card & Games Night, St. Paul’s Church Basement (side door), 4 Reid Street, Lakefield (behind Royal Bank) - Fri. Nov. 22nd - 7:00 pm - ?   $3.00 admission includes luncheon - All adults welcome.


Christ Church Community Museum invites you to join them at their annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 6th at 6:30pm. After the lights on the tree get turned on we will go inside and sing some favourite carols followed by special guest musicians. There will be a free will offering collected.  Before leaving enjoy some delicious cookies and warm apple cider. For further information call Shirley Twist 705-749-2018


The Lakefield Historical Society meeting will be held at the Lakefield Legion on Thursday, November 28th at 7 pm. Please join us as we present “School Daze” with former Lakefield teacher/principal Ron Wilson. Ron will share his high school memories and teaching experiences. Doors open at 630 pm to view displays with background music by Woody Farrow and Ron Wilson.


It’s time to create some musical memories!  Join an enthusiastic audience at the Calvary Pentecostal Church on Lansdowne St.W., Friday night, November 29 starting at 7:00 p.m.  In addition to our 4 seasoned bands, come to hear the Green Band perform in  their very first concert .


Calvary Pentecostal Church  offers comfortable seats, fantastic acoustics, and plenty of free parking.  The PNHB  musicians will provide  a program including  familiar Christmas holiday standards, Broadway tunes , classical pieces, soul music, and much more. It will be a very enjoyable evening.  Tickets are $10 each at the door.   Come join us!


Tis the season for the annual Hutchison House Christmas Market! The sale will take place on Saturday, 23 November from 9:30am-12:30pm. Home baking, shortbread, fruit pies, jams, jellies and preserves will be featured, along with other special seasonal treats. Books, new to you items, fresh greenery and other gift items will also be available for sale.


Lakefield Village Lions Christmas Cakes are on sale and only $18.00 each.  They make great gifts or just enjoy them with your family and friends.  Contact Arlene Jessup  705-933-9003 or Ruby Smith 705-652-3013





Adopt a Friend!

from the

Lakefield Animal Welfare Society


Robert and Julia are a 6 month old bonded pair. They came in as feral rescues and were quite shy but have come a long way. They are both very sweet and playful and get along well with other cats.