Friday, May 10, 2019



Canadian Publications Agreement No. 40727545


Herald Community Calendar

LAST UPDATED May 16, 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



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  May 19th, June 2nd & 16th  - Inquiries contact John Clements - 705-652-9648 or Theresa Flagler - 705-652-8786

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. Hope to see you there!


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


The Peterborough Singers is an auditioned ensemble of over 100 voices attracting singers of all ages from Peterborough and the surrounding area. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings 7:30 -9:30 from September through to May.  If you can read music and have a voice that blends, if you would love the opportunity to sing with world-class soloists, if you are willing to commit to rehearsals and concert email to arrange an audition.


St. Matthew-St. Aidan Anglican Church in Buckhorn (across from the Locks) invite you to their Annual Plant and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 25, starting at  9:00 a.m.     There will be a good selection of Perennial favourites.   Tasty home-made baked goods will also be available.   We look forward to seeing you!


Selwyn W.I. is hosting an information session for Abbeyfield, an alternative less expensive seniors housing solution on Wed. May 22 at the Lakefield Legion 1 p.m. $5.00 entry will be donated to the Abbeyfield Lakefield project. Coffee/tea provided along with cookies and squares.  Plant lovers please note: There will also be a plant sale.


Lakefield Village Lions Club’s annual bake sale - Sat. May 18 - 8:30 - until sold out.  Bake & Cole Law Office, 8 Bridge St.   Proceeds donated to community projects.


The Volunteers of Hutchison House Museum are hosting an elegant Victoria Day Tea on Monday May 20th, 2019 starting at 2:00pm to celebrate the 200th birthday of Queen Victoria. A light lunch of savories, sweets and tea will be served in the historic Keeping Room. Tours of the museum will be conducted by costumed guides. Tickets for the event are $25 each and pre-registration is required as seating is limited. For more information or to reserve your seat please contact the museum office at 705-743-9710.


A plant sale and country raffle will be held on Saturday, June 1st, from 8.30 to 11 am. at the Cavendish Community Centre located at Catchacoma on County. Rd. 507 north of Buckhorn. The sale will feature a good selection of perennials, annuals, herbs, vegetables, and house plants: the raffle will include items of interest to gardeners.  Coffee, tea, muffins, and cookies available. Everything at good prices. Cash only.


Activity Haven’s - Gerry McGrath Golf Tournament, 7th Annual. Saturday, June 1 -Heron Landing Golf Club, 2361 Lansdowne Street West - Eighteen holes of golf on this pristine course, including cart rental and a spectacular dinner!  Snacks before our 12 noon Shot Gun start.  Men’s & Women’s Longest Drive contest.  Merit Travel awarding a TRIP for two for a hole in one!  $360.00 per foursome, or $87.50 individually. Call Activity Haven now to book and secure your spot.  (705) 876-1670


Annual Pancake Breakfast: Mark your calendars for Sunday May 26th from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM! Come out and enjoy a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast with real maple syrup at the Bridgenorth Fire Hall! Cost $6.00 each - Children at a Reduced Rate - All proceeds to the Selwyn Firefighter’s Association. Support your community firefighters at this worthwhile annual event!


The Warsaw and District Lions Club announce another season of ‘Cruise Night’ in the Warsaw Lions Park, beginning Wednesday, May 22nd.  The gates open at 5pm and features a BBQ and 50/50 draws.  Classic Cars and motorcycles are welcome.  Everyone is invited for a relaxing night out, with all proceeds going to the Warsaw Lions Club.  For more information: or


The Lakefield Village Lions Club will be at the Lakefield Foodland on Friday, May 17 throughout the day raising funds for the Christ Church Community Museum restoration project.  There are 6 x $100. Gift Certificates to be won.  Tickets are $2 ea or 3 for $5. Draw takes place May 30, 2019.  Don’t miss out for a chance to win while supporting this important community project.


The Lakefield Historical Society will hold its General Meeting on Thursday, May 30th at the Lakefield Legion, 10 Nicholls Street, Lakefield, at 7 p.m. with the election of officers. Well known Lakefield Metal Sculptor, Woody Farrow will be guest speaker and tell us how he got into metal sculpture work, a bit of the process involved getting to the finished product and show us his photo collection of his fine work. Following his presentation will be the Establishment of Board members for the coming year.  All are welcome to attend.



Adopt a Friend!

from the

Lakefield Animal Welfare Society


Little Peggy was found in a dump last spring.  The poor girl had a severe injury to her  back paw.  At one year old, she is healthy with a slight limp due to the missing paw. Peggy is shy so a quiet home might be best for her.