Friday, February 21, 2020



Canadian Publications Agreement No. 40727545


Herald Community Calendar

LAST UPDATED February 19, 2020

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 - Sunday, February 23: Open mic with full back-up band from 1:00 - 5:00 pm. Bring your instruments, your voices or just yourself for a great afternoon of music. Age of majority event, downstairs in the clubroom. Email for information.


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, March 1, 15, & 29. Inquiries contact John Clements - 705-652-9648 or Theresa Flagler - 705-652-8786


Life After Stroke Peterborough  (a peer support group) meets the 4th  Wednesday of every month from 1-3 PM at Northminster United Church,300 Sunset Blvd (east off Chemong Rd just south of Walmart).  Survivors and caregivers welcome. Wheelchair accessible but please arrive 15 minutes early for elevator access.  Light refreshments provided. Next meeting Wed. 26 - February, at 1PM.  Please join us.  For more information please call Erica 1- 800- 263-3463 Ext 7758 or visit


Buckhorn Community Care  My Big Fat Greek Dinner and Music - February 29 (Lakehurst Hall, Lakehurst Circle, Buckhorn) 5pm - $40 Contact 705.657.2171 for more information or to purchase tickets.


The Peterborough and Area Master Gardeners are hosting ‘A Day For Gardeners’ which includes the opportunity to hear 3 speakers present  gardening topics.  This event is Saturday February 29, 9:30-3:00 at Activity Haven Centre, 180 Barnardo Avenue, Peterborough.  Early bird cost is $35 pp, after February 14 $40 pp.  Cost includes lunch.  Register at or call 705 876-1771.


Lakefield Community Care - Hearing Health Care Clinic - Wed. Feb. 26th - 40 Rabbit St., Lakefield.  To book a free appt, please contact Community Care Lakefield - 705-652-8655 -


St. Matthew – St. Aidan Anglican Church -  1937 Lakehurst Road, Buckhorn (across from the Locks)  invite you to join us for Pancake Dinner on  Tuesday,  February 25, 2020 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.   On the Menu: Pancakes, Sausages, Beans, Dessert, Tea and Coffee.   Tickets are: Adults $8.00, Youth 6 to 12 - $5.00, Under 5 – Free


Tues. Feb. 25th 5.00 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Pancakes and much more! At St. John’s parish hall on Regent Street in Lakefield. Enjoy fresh tasty pancakes with maple syrup, sausages along with coleslaw, specially-made-for-you baked beans topped off with carrot cake and bottomless coffee or tea while enjoying musical talent. Gluten-free and vegetarian also served. Book ahead or at door. All for $10.00, 12 years and under $5.00  Info Gwen McMullen 705-652-3024


The Peterborough Weavers & Spinners Guild is pleased to present the 10th annual Fibre Arts Festival & Sale, on Saturday March 14th, 10 - 4 at the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre, 775 Brealey Drive. 50 booths offering fibres, supplies, and  quality hand made gift items from local producers and artisans. There is also a fleece to shawl demonstration and hands on activities for kids of all ages. The Centre is centrally located, accessible, has free parking and admission is only $5. (children 12 & under free) Check us out on Facebook at Peterborough Fibre Arts Festival, or online at    If you would like more information, please don’t hesitate to contact me.  Penny Boyd, FAFS Coordinator, 705-652-7908


The Kawartha Youth Orchestra and All Saints’ Anglican Church present the 2nd Annual Souper Symphony Social. Come enjoy soup donated by local restaurants while listening to music presented by the Kawartha Youth Orchestra. All proceeds support the YWCA Crossroads Shelter.  Sunday, February 23th, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm  All Saints’ Anglican Church (Upper Parish Hall), 235 Rubidge Street, Peterborough.  Pay what you can (suggested $10 Adults and $5 Students).  For further information call or text 705-927-6017 or email


Therapy Dog Information Session - March 24 at Applewood Retirement Residence, 1500 Lansdowne St. W. Peterborough - 7:00 - 8:00 pm.  Come learn what is involved in being a member of East Central Therapy Dogs and how dog testing is done.  Please leave your dog at home for now.  Pre-registration required - contacts:  Bruce 705-930-3593, Jenn 705-868-7087  For more info visit:


Adult card and games night.  St. Paul’s Church Basement - side door.  4 Reid Street, Lakefield (behind Royal Bank) - Friday, Feb, 28 - 7:00 pm to - $3.00 admission includes luncheon.  All adults welcome.  For more info contact Rick @ 705-651-0366


Lions Community Soup Lunch hosted by the Lakefield Village Lions Club takes place on Wed., Mar 4th and again on Wed., Apr 1st, 2020 from 11:30 am -1:30 pm at the Lakefield Legion, 10 Nicholls St., Lakefield.  Everyone is welcome. Come early for good food and fellowship. Lunch is complimentary. Dine in or take out. Donations gratefully accepted as proceeds will be invested with Diabetes Canada for research and programs.



Adopt a Friend!

from the

Lakefield Animal Welfare Society


Rudy is 6-months old and one of the sweetest cats around! He’s very loving, affectionate and playful!  He’s in our main adoption room if you’re interested in meeting him.