Friday October 20, 2017



Canadian Publications Agreement No. 40727545


Herald Community Calendar

LAST UPDATED October 19, 2017


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 presents its next Fabulous Friday Night dinner, featuring roast beef and all the trimmings, on Friday, November 8 at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $15.00 in advance (by Wednesday prior) or $18.00 at the door. Reserve your advance ticket by calling (705) 652-7988.

Progressive Euchre every Sunday (downstairs) at the Lakefield Legion - 1:00 p.m.  Age of majority - all welcome!


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. - October 11th to October 22nd: “Out of My Head”. A solo art show and sale of abstracts in oil, acrylic, and mixed media by local artist Carol Forbes. Opening reception is Sunday, October 15th, 1 pm to 4 pm. October 25th to November 12th. “Rural Outlook”. A show and sale featuring works by KAGS’ Outdoor Painters Group. Opening reception is Sunday October 29th, 1 pm to 4 pm.  November 15th to November 26th: “Stretch Marks”. A show and sale featuring the works of family members Donna, Emma, and Dawn Bolam


Life After Stroke, Peterborough - Monthly Meeting - Wed. Oct. 25th 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 - Bridgenorth Community Hall - Fri. Oct. 20 - 9:30-10:30 am, - Havelock - Havelock Legion - Thurs. Oct. 24 - 10:00-11:00 am,  Millbrook - St. Thomas Anglican Church - Fri. Oct 27 - 9:30-10:30 am,  Lakefield - Marshland Centre - Fri. Nov. 10 - 9:30-10:30 am, Norwood - Norwood United Church - Mon. Nov. 13 - 9:30-10:30am, Peterborough - Fairhaven Long Term Care Home - Mon. Dec. 4 - 10:30-11:30 am.


Gilmour Baptist church, 2083 Chemong Road presents: Life 100.3 movie tour Friday October 20 - 7 pm- “A case for Christ “ - Lee Strobel’s story; an atheist who sets out to disprove the existence of God after his wife becomes a Christian.  Tickets are $5 at the door, $2 for 12 and under. Contact Val @  705-292-9166 for further information


Friends of the Douro Dummer Public Library Speaker Series When: Oct. 21st 10:30 at the library - A Beginners guide to Social Media - Staying connected safely Are you interested in finding new ways to connect with friend and family?  Explore social media tools like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter? Please note – Due to space restrictions registration is required.  Please call the library 705-652-8599 to reserve.

Fairview United Church (724 Centerline Selwyn - north of the zoo) are having a HAM DINNER  on Friday, October 27th at 6 p.m.  Adults $15,  Children 5-12 yrs. $5. and preschoolers are free.  For reservations call: 705-742-1328.


Bridgenorth United Church - Sat. Oct. 21, 7 PM, members and guests from far and wide are invited to a light-hearted look at our past. Refreshments to follow.  Sun. Oct 22nd, 10:30 AM,  the 175th  Anniversary Celebration Worship Service will be held with special guests and special music, and with a time for refreshments and mingling followed the service.


The Great Ham Feast  -*** correction of date ***   Sat. Oct. 28th  Bridgenorth United Church, 832 Charles St., Bridgenorth.  If you are looking for a mouth-watering home style Ham dinner complete with home baked pies, then you need to head to  Bridgenorth!   Tickets $15, or $7 for children 5 to 13 years, 4 and under free.  Servings between 4:30 and 6:30 PM. Tickets available at the  door or at the Church and Bells’ Garage or to reserve, call the church at 705 292 9601. Takeouts are available anytime.


Registration open for free KPR parent conference on child, youth mental health.  Saturday, October 21  8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  Adam Scott Collegiate Vocational Institute  175 Langton St. (at Hilliard St), Peterborough  Keynote Speaker: Sara Westbrook  Three Habits of Resilient Families  Plus Choice of Workshops, Agency Displays, Refreshments & Child Minding for Ages 2 & Older


 Artisans Centre Peterborough is holding a fundraiser on Nov. 3, 4 and 5, 2017.  The Artisanity show and sale returns to the Knights of Columbus Hall at Hunter and Rubidge Streets, Friday 4-8 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. 10- 4 p.m. Admission is free.

Halloween Dance Fundraiser Sponsored by Lakefield Lioness Lions Club, Sat. Oct. 28th from 8pm -midnight at the Lakefield Legion.  Elvis show at 9pm.  Tickets are $15.00 pp or $25.00 a couple and are available at Salon Sorella in Lakefield, Young’s Point General Store or by calling 705-761-7755 - Age of Majority Event


B.O.S.S How to Network Effectively    Are you afraid to leave your comfort zone? Do you want to make meaningful connections with other like-minded business professionals?  Come on out to the Kawartha Chamber’s next B.O.S.S. (Business Owners Sharing Solutions) Workshop. This will be an excellent opportunity to hear from business professionals, Tonya Kraan (STREXER Harrop & Associates), Scott Matheson (C.I.B.C.) and Tom LaBranche (Village Pet Food & Supply). They will provide tips and tricks for effective networking that will be followed up by a speed networking opportunity for you to improve your own techniques!  Where: Westwind Inn on the Lake: 37 Fire Route 21, Buckhorn, ON  When: Wednesday, October 25,         5-7 p.m. Cost: Free for Kawartha Chamber members and $10.00 for non-members.Registration: Register online at or call 705-652-6963


Community Care Lakefield, 40 Rabbit Street is offering - Tek Savvy Seniors - Assisting those 50+ with Computer and On-Line Services, Oct. 25th - 1:00-3:00 p.m. $5.00 per person - RSVP 705-927-0223


Upcoming Osteoporosis information meetings  Location : Activity Haven  180 Barnardo Ave Peterborough   Time: 1pm - 3pm  Nov 16, 2017 Speaker Heather Reed RMT - Meditation and Pain Management


The Lakefield Historical Society invites everyone to their meeting held at the Lakefield Legion on Thursday, October 26th at 7 p.m.   Since Remembrance Week is fast approaching Don Webster and Ted Morin, who have been working on the many profiles for the “Lakefield War Veterans” website, will present a “Military Theme” sharing several interesting stories of War Veterans, War Medals and War Memorabilia.  This should be a fun and informative evening so come along, bring a friend and enjoy.


Flu Shot Clinic at Community Care - 40 Rabbit Street - Fri. Oct 27th - 9:00-1:30 - 1st Come - 1st Served - Bring your health card.  Call 705-652-8655 for more info.


Walk for Polio Awareness -  Tues. Oct 24th - Isabel Morris Park -- 11:00 a.m.: BEL Club begins walk in Lakefield.  Mayor Mary Smith will send us off on our journey. •12:45 p.m.: Arrive at Trent University and walk with members of the Rotaract Club. •1:00 p.m.: The Peterborough Club will walk to the Peterborough Golf and Country Club.• 2:00 p.m.: The Peterborough-Kawartha Club will walk to City Hall • 2:40  p.m.: Arrive at City Hall.  • 3:00 p.m.: Arrive at the Holiday Inn for a reception with Rotarians, officials and Polio Survivors and families.


Peterborough Singers presents an informal evening of fun!  Show tunes, Disney songs, Classical music, an Instrumental like you’ve never seen  the Next Installment in the comedy video series Syd at the organ a preview of Mendelssohn’s Elijah and more!  The Un-concert — unleashing unexpected talent. When: Mon. Oct. 23 at 7:00 pm.  Where: Murray Street Baptist Church  175 Murray Street, Peterborough   Tickets: $10 at the door (cash only, please)


St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School in  Douro is holding their annual Christmas Craft Sale Saturday November 4th 9am-3pm. Admission $4 Adult $1 child, door prize 40+ quality vendors.



Adopt a Friend!

from the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society


My name is “Harold” I am a nice fellow who needs a new home because my owner developed allergies. I need to be the only cat in the home and guess what?  I’ll be kind to your furniture!    I’m declawed.