Friday, January 11, 2019



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



Lakefield Legion Branch 77 Fabulous Friday Night dinner, Friday, January 18, 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.


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 $80.00, 2nd prize $60.00, 3rd prize $40.00 - Dates - Jan 6 & 20th, Feb 3 & 17th, March 3 & 30th - Inquiries contact John Clements - 705-652-9648 or Theresa Flagler - 705-652-8786


Life After Stroke, Peterborough - Monthly Meeting - Wed. Jan. 23 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


Hooks and Needles   *Date Change* for 1st meeting of 2019!   Will meet on Tues. Jan. 15th at 9:30 am at  Lakefield Baptist Church (side entrance on Reid Street).  New members welcome!   For further info please contact Jayne Todd (705) 652-6175  or


Adult Card & Games Night, St. Paul’s Church Basement (side door), 4 Reid St., Lakefield (behind the Royal Bank) - Fri. Jan. 11 - 7:00 pm - ?, $3.00 admission includes luncheon - All Adults Welcome


Activity Haven is presenting a health fair, which is open to everyone. The theme is mental health, at our Mind Your Health event on February 8. There is no admission charge to attend, and we have renowned guest speaker Dr. Ingram slated to speak. There will also be yoga demos, healthy snacks available, and much more for our educational, entertainin and informative day.  There are still a few vendor spots available.  Please contact Michelle Ayotte for vendor information at 705 876-1670.     It’s a new year, and the words for 2019 are Mind Your Health.  Hope to see you on February 8.


Activity Haven presents our monthly bingo, on Friday January 18. Our prize board of $500 must go, with our grand prize being $200. Enjoy ten games of bingo for $15. Our canteen, which opens at 5:30 p.m., will be serving chili with a dinner roll, as well as snacks & beverages.  Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. sharp.  Get your tickets in advance at the Activity Haven office, or at the door. Doors open at 5:30 p.m


Celebrate the Scottish bard with lunch at Activity Haven.  Friday January 25, we will be serving Scotch pies, mushy peas and chips, and sticky toffee pudding for lunch.  Cost is $10, and tickets are available now in the Activity haven office. (Ticket sales will be cut off at 4 p.m. on Wednesday January 23.)  Dress in your best tartan, and come and enjoy our Robbie Burns Scottish lunch at Activity Haven.


Prostate Cancer Canada Network Peterborough  Support Group Meeting- Wed. January 16, 2019, 7 p.m., Applewood Retirement Residence, 1500 Lansdowne St. W., Peterborough.  Speaker: Member Forum – some of the men will share their journey with prostate cancer followed by a question and answer time.  Support group contacts: Doug (705)748-2274, John (705)740-1008 or Calvin (705)743-1293. No admission fee.


The Peterborough Survivors Abreast team is having a euchre tournament to raise money for the next International  Breast Cancer Festival. It is on Sunday January 20 from 1 pm to 4 pm at the Legion on 1550 Landsdowne St. W.  Cost is $12.50.

St. Josephs Knights of Columbus Douro Euchre Tournament, Fri. Jan. 18, 7:00 p.m. sharp, Parish Hall $10.00 per person, Information 705-772-6071


Lakefield Lioness Lions is hosting a free soup lunch at the Legion on Tuesday, January 29th, 11:30am - 1:00pm ( or until soup runs out). The event is a great way to get out and meet people, while enjoying some tasty homemade soup. There will be 2 soups to choose from, a roll, tea/coffee, and a cookie for dessert,


Free Lunch & Movie!  Sat., Jan. 19th at 12:30 pm at “Church on the Rock” (Burleigh Falls)!  Come and enjoy lunch followed by the movie “Do You Believe?”.  Everyone is welcome!   For more info call Brenda at (705) 657-3447


Come experience and celebrate the only Total Lunar Eclipse in 2019, with the Peterborough Astronomical Association. If you miss this opportunity you will have to wait over three years for the next chance. This free, public, all age’s event will potentially offer telescopic views of the Moon, from the top of Armour Hill at the end of Museum Drive at 300 Hunter St. East, Sunday, January 20th dusk to after midnight (weather permitting). Please park in the parking lot of the Peterborough Museum and Archives and walk up the hill. Dress appropriately for the weather and temperature. This is a weather dependent event. If the skies are cloudy & precipitating, the event will be cancelled. Please check our social media links the day of the event to determine the status (www.peterborough


Bridgenorth United Church is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday February 2, 2019 which will feature musical entertainment with  the Tarnished Angels and other guest musicians/singers. We will be serving dinner from 5 PM through to 7 PM, the whole event being from 5 PM to 8 PM. Adults, $10, children 7 and under, $5.





Adopt a Friend!

from the

Lakefield Animal Welfare Society



This dear little girl is “Cupid” She has been at LAWS for one year now. Due to her special needs, Cupid must be the only cat in the home. For more information on this two year old tabby, please call the shelter.