Friday November 17, 2017



Canadian Publications Agreement No. 40727545


Herald Community Calendar

LAST UPDATED November 06, 2017


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 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



ZUMBA continues at the Buckhorn Community Centre - (for more info visit our each Wed. from 11:00 - noon.  Dance to great music and work at your own pace.  A healthy work-out for all ages.  Pay as you go - $5.00

Kawartha Artists’ Gallery and Studio Located at 420 O’Connell Road, Peterborough. -.  November 15th to November 26th: “Stretch Marks”. A show and sale featuring the works of family members Donna, Emma, and Dawn Bolam.  November 29th to December 22nd. “The Winter Show” -  A Show of Works as Diverse as our Members. Features the works of KAGS’ members.  Opening reception is Sunday, December 3rd, 1 pm to 4 pm.


 Life After Stroke, Peterborough - Monthly Meeting - Wed. Nov. 22nd at 1:00 p.m. - we are a peer support group and meet the 4th Wed. of every month from 1-3:30 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


Abuse prevention of older adults - you are invited to attend a workshop to recognize the warning signs of abuse of older adults and how to respond safely and supportively - pre-registration is preferred - but all welcome - contact Maggie Doherty-Gilbert to pre-register 705-742-7067, Ext 250 or email - Workshops ,  Peterborough - Fairhaven Long Term Care Home - Mon. Dec. 4 - 10:30-11:30 am.


Silent/ Live Auction   Saturday, Nov 18th 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.  Special this year is a kayak valued at $645.00) to be auctioned off between 12 and 12:30. Something for everyone. Find your early Christmas gifts. Be part of this fast paced event with something happening every minute. Pop a balloon with a valuable surprise inside! Stop for lunch at the Tasty Lunch Bar. Come early and bring a friend.


Bridgenorth United Church - Sun. Nov. 26th  Celebrate Stewardship Sunday  Rev. Anne’s message will speak to the value of generosity and gratitude. This Sunday is set aside to celebrate those things accomplished this past year and to look ahead to 2017.  Come and enjoy this celebration, hear special music by the Tarnished Angels, and then share in a pot-luck lunch to which all are invited.  If you are looking for a church home this is a great time to learn about the Church and to meet its people.


Christmas Bazaar at the Regency on Nov.18 at 10:00-2:00.  The residents are all making homemade items and baking too.  We have a few outside vendors coming in as well as having a tea room.  The residents are very excited to open their home to the public and show it off.  Tours are available if someone would like one.


Muffins and More - Nov. 18th  10:00 - 2:00 pm  St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, 81 Queen St. - Bake Sale, Crafts, Books, Art, Plants, Jewelry, Scarves and Purses.  Relax with friends for muffins, tea or coffee.  Cost $5.00


Annual Christmas Bake Sale is being held on Sat. Nov. 25th from 9 am till Noon at Grace United Church, 581 Howden St., Peterborough.  All proceeds go to the church.  The famous “Cookie Walk”, squares, loaves, pies, tarts, bread, candy, meat pies, Christmas cake, and other sweet savoury treats.  For more information, please phone Grace at 705-742-5846.


St. Matthew-St. Aidan Anglican Church, Buckhorn,  1937 Lakehurst Road (across from the Locks) presents Christmas Tea Sat. 25th Nov. from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  with  Christmas Arrangement demonstration by 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 $10.00 at the door.


UCW Christmas Muffin Party, Tues, Nov. 21st     9:00 – 11:30 a.m.   All you can eat muffins with jam and butter.   Endless coffee and tea, Bake Table with Christmas Baking,   New to You tables,    Christmas Tables.  Price $ 4.00 per person.   Tickets at church door or office -     Mark Street Church, 90 Hunter St.East All Welcome.


Gala Night Exclusive House Tour Preview + Cocktail Reception – $75  Friday, Nov.  17th 5:30pm – 9:30pm  Ticket Includes: The exclusive House Tour Preview with the designers, followed by a private Cocktail Reception held at the luxurious Burleigh Falls home featured in the film ‘Cheaper by the Dozen 2”. Celebrate the holiday season with music, food and drink and mix & mingle with local designers. Gala Ticket also includes the weekend House Tour and special offers and discounts in participating village stores.


Lakefield Christmas Holiday House Tour –  $25  Saturday, Nov.r 18th or Sunday, Nov. 19th, 10am – 5:00pm  Featuring the Luxurious Stoney Lake home from the movie Cheaper by the Dozen 2  icket Includes: Access to four stunningly-decorated homes and a church that will be hosting Christmas music Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Also featured is the beautiful 2016 Princess Margaret Lottery Early-Bird Winning House. Ticket includes special offers and discounts in village stores.


Christ Church Community Museum invites you to join them at their annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 1st at 6:30pm. After the lights on the tree get turned on we will go inside and sing some favourite carols followed by a special guest, musician Michaela Hetherington. There will be a free will offering collected.  Before leaving enjoy some home baked cookies and warm apple cider.


HOOKS & NEEDLES LAKEFIELD -- Note:  This month’s meeting will be held on Tues., Nov. 28th at 11 a.m. at Lakefield Baptist Church (side door) followed by a Pot Luck luncheon.   There will NOT be a regular meeting in December.   New members most welcome!   For information call   Jayne Todd (705) 652-6175 or email


The Fall Festival and Craft Sale,- St. John’s Anglican Church,  99 Brock St., Peterborough In the Guildhall.    Sat. Nov. 25 , 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Free admission  Featuring:  Many craft tables, jewelry, bake table, preserves, knitted & sewn articles, Christmas decorative items, sweaters, books, art cards, Lion’s Club Christmas cakes, and much more…  Tea room – Tea, coffee, sandwiches and dessert are available for a small charge.  For further information call Donna Potts, 705-741-0229


Christmas at the Marshland Centre   Sat. and Sun. Nov. 18 and 19, 10 am. to 4pm.  A Village tradition, Lakefield’s 12th annual Christmas boutique style show features work of local artisans. Nestled among the trees, the Marshland Centre will be brimming with original handcrafted items including pottery, gourd art, jewellery, rug hooking, metal sculpture, textiles, wood turning, herbal products, jams, honey and many unique works of art. Free admission.


Christmas Bake Sale and Gift Basket Sale - Sat. Dec. 9 , 9:00 a.m. - 12:00. pm.  St. Andrews Presbyterian Church - Lakefield


As the temperature continues to dip and comfort food becomes a necessity, it’s great to know that the Chili Cook-Off at Activity Haven is fast approaching.    On Fri. Nov. 17 our kitchen will play host to this aromatic event.  A chili lunch along with assorted toppings and a roll, coffee or tea, and a sweet treat dessert is yours for six dollars. The comradery and laughs are no charge. You are able to sample from seven various chef’s chili creations, and share your favourite via a vote for the People’s Choice Award.  Come and join our celebrity judges this year are Kathleen Gordon, Barb Overwijk, and Mary Babcock.  Activity Haven  -  Come Out And Play!


Nov. 23 the Ennismore and District Horticulturl Society will be holding their AGM and Potluck at the Auditorium of the Ennismore Arena at 6 pm. The Society will provide the meat and beverages. Guests are invited to bring  a vegetable dish or dessert. Please bring  a plate and cutlery. After a short meeting our speaker RIkka Brouwer will provide some Christmas tricks and tips.  2018 memberships will be available. Why not take this oppourtunity to become a member? There will be draws and lots of great food. Hope to see you there!


St. John Amburlance babysitting for boys and girls in Grade 5 and up. One-day award winning course--includes book. Bring lunch (8:30 am-3:30pm) P.A. Day: November 24


St. John Ambulance -  standard first aid -  Our Standard Certificate is valid for 3 years!  Includes CPR and AED training!  This course provides a certificate in Standard First Aid & a CPR/AED certificate.  13 to 14.5 hours of instructional time (2 days); includes wonderful 435-page First Aid/CPR/AED book.  ****This course is required by the WSIB if your place of work employs more than 5 employees per shift.****  Weekdays (8:30-4) Nov. , 22-23. 29-30, Dec. 6-7, 13-14, 18-19


Age-friendly Peterborough Faith Based Community Collaboration – We are looking for representatives of Faith-based organizations to join us for a meeting on Wed. Nov. 22, at the Cathedral of St. Peter-in-Chains from 1:30-3pm. We are seeking your valuable partnership in discussing how we can support an aging population. Please RSVP to Maggie Doherty-Gilbert at 705-748-8830 x 3227 or email or visit for more details on the Age-friendly plan.


The Lakefield Historical Society will hold its final meeting of the year on Thursday, Nov. 30th at 7:00 p.m. in the Lakefield Legion Branch #77.  We welcome guest speaker Chief Phyllis Williams of Curve Lake who will do a slide presentation on the history of Curve Lake entitled “Curve Lake - Past to Present”.   It should be an interesting and informative evening so come along and bring a friend.

Knights of Columbus Board Games and Card Night - Fri. Nov 17th, St. Paul’s Church Parish Hall, Lakefield (Reid St.) - 7:00 p.m.  $3.00 admission includes refreshments & luncheon  Bring your favourite game - All Welcome


Weekly Bible Study Group - Starts Mon. Nov. 20th  - 2:00 - 3:30 pm - 40 Rabbit St. Lakefield Community Care- Common Room  - Our study will be on The Book of Revelation  notes & outline provided - All Welcome - Contact Tony - 705-761-1616


The Jubilaires & Bonachords annual concert invites you to join them in the celebration of winter, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2:30 at the Murray Street Baptist Church Peterborough.  Tickets $20 children 12 and under free. Tickets available at the door.


The Peterborough Comminuty Carol Sing will take place on Sun. Dec. 10th at 2:30 p.m. in The Salvation Army Temple, Simcoe & Alymer streets..  A special offering will be taken in support of the Salvation Army Christmas Hamper Fund.  More information



Adopt a Friend!

from the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society


Lucy is such a pretty girl. She was found in a box at a highway rest stop. Luckily, she was discovered and will not have to live as a stray.