Friday, September 20, 2019



Canadian Publications Agreement No. 40727545


Herald Community Calendar

LAST UPDATED September 19, 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  Sept 22nd, Oct 6th and 20th, Nov 3rd & 10th   - Inquiries contact John Clements - 705-652-9648 or Theresa Flagler - 705-652-8786


Life After Stroke, Peterborough - Monthly Meeting - Wed. Sept. 25th 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


Do you like to sing? Can you carry a tune? Join us! A friendly, welcoming chorus with a wide range of ages, talents and musical experience. Music reading is not necessary. We sing a folk, pop, spirituals, African, traditional songs, in harmony, in rounds.  Lakefield Singers – Join Us & Get Inspired!  New Season Begins Sept. 25th! 10 weeks every Wed. starting Sept. 25th through to Nov.27th, Starts at 6:45 pm, Lakefield United Church - Choir and Social - Cost $ 70.00 for all 10 weeks to cover room rental and compensation for our musical director. Contact number /webpage     Registration: Contact Gail at 705.652.7892  Max: 40 singers. Register now.


The Lakefield Historical Society will hold its next public gathering on Thurs. Sept.26th, at the Lakefield Legion, 10 Nicholls Street, at 7 p.m. We are “cruisin” Lakefield in the 50’s - 60’s! Taking a cruise down memory lane and focusing on the many garages/service stations along Bridge and Queen Streets 50 to 60 years ago that kept our cars running smoothly. Many family members from these business are going to speak and share their memories. Please come and join us - all are welcome to attend!


Sun. Sept. 22nd  12.00 Noon at St. John’s parish hall on Regent Street, Lakefield. We invite you to join us at this fall pot luck when we say Good-bye to Summer and Hello to Fall as we thank God for our bountiful harvest featuring beets, squash, carrots, beans, Swiss chard, cucumbers, zucchini, melons, peaches, plums, apples, and so on. Don’t like to cook! Perhaps you’d like to invite a friend who does. Info call Gwen McMullen 705-652-3024.


Looking for a space to grow your own food?  Meet new people in the community?  The Lakefield Community Garden (located at Lakefield District Public School - 71 Bridge St.) has plots available for 2020.  To learn more or reserve a space call Don Smith 705-743-5973


Christ Church Community Museum is pleased to be having their annual fashion show on Oct. 18th at 6:30 pm which will be held in the St. John the Baptist parish hall in Lakefield. Enjoy a delicious dessert before seeing the beautiful clothes from Style Boutique.  Cost is $15 and tickets are available at Happenstance in Lakefield. For information call Shirley Twist 705-749-2018


Church on the Rock Presents presents a “Special Gospel Concert and Inspirational Speaker” on Friday Sept. 27th at 7 pm at Elim Lodge Chapel in Buckhorn.   Entrance Fee $15.00 per person. For more information/tickets: (705) 761-9468  or


Federal candidates debate, Monday, Sept. 23, Buckhorn Community Centre. Doors open at 6:30. Debate starts at 7:00.  All major parties will be represented.  Sponsored by the Buckhorn Ratepayers Association.


Knights of Columbus Adult Card and Games night.  St. Paul’s Church Basement (side door), 4 Reid St., Lakefield (behind Royal Bank) - Fri. Sept. 20th, 7:00 pm to ?  $3.00 admission includes luncheon.  All Adults Welcome


Lakefield Youth Unlimited Fundraising Dinner, Please join us on Thursday, Oct. 17th @ Lakefield Royal Canadian Legion, 5:30 Punch • 6pm Chicken Dinner RSVP by Oct. 10 (705-651-0156 / Space is limited. There is no ticket price; rather, the cost of food for each meal ($21) will be deducted from the charitable receipt for your donation received, as per Canada Revenue Agency regulations.


Lakefield Youth Unlimited Fundraising Dinner.  Please join us on Thursday, Oct. 17th at Lakefield Royal Canadian Legion, 5:30 Punch • 6pm Chicken Dinner, RSVP by October 10 - or call 705-761-0156  Space is limited.  There is no ticket price; rather, the cost of food for each meal ($21) will be deducted from the charitable receipt for your donation received, as per Canada Revenue Agency regulations.


Buckhorn Community Care - Sooperlicious!! Come and enjoy some hot soup donated by local vendors. - Sat, Sept 28th - 11:00am - 2 pm, Lakehurst Hall, 259 Lakehurst Circle Road, Buckhorn.  Purchase tickets at Community Care or call 705-657-2171 for more details.  Adults $10.00, Children $5.000


Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, Sat. Oct. 26th at Mark Street United Church, 90 Hunter Street E. Ptbo.  Doors open at 4:15 p.m. Play begins at 4:45 p.m. sharp.  Cost:  $35.00 per person.  Chicken dinner included.  Play performed by amateur cast of Eastern Star Members.  Come out for an enjoyable evening.  Eat Well, Have Fun, Solve the Mystery!!  Funds in support of Youth Emergency Shelter, Peterborough.  For tickets contact:  Patti James   705-657-8447, Diane Ware  705-750-1486


Join us for a Community Soup Lunch on Wed. Oct. 2nd from 11:30 am -1:30 pm at the Lakefield Legion, 10 Nicholls St.  Enjoy delicious hot homemade soup, dessert, dinner roll and a beverage (non-alcoholic) provided by the Lakefield Village Lions. All are welcome so come early for healthy food and good fellowship. Take Out is also available – quantities may be limited. Donations gratefully accepted. All proceeds to support Diabetes Canada research, education and services for people living with diabetes or prediabetes.



Adopt a Friend!

from the

Lakefield Animal Welfare Society


Chubbs is a Dilute Torti.  She has lovely blue eyes and is quite a friendly girl.  Chubbs was living in a home until her owner could no longer care for her. She would love to have a family once more.