Friday August 18, 2017



Canadian Publications Agreement No. 40727545

Herald Community Calendar

LAST UPDATED August 17, 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 their club. Activities are everyday to keep you connected socially and widen your circle of friends. Bridge once a week, euchre twice a week, cribbage, bus trips, and more. General Meetings take place 3rd Tues. of every month with lunch. Call 705-652-3148 for further info, or



Lakefield Legion Branch 77 Fabulous Friday Night dinner, Friday, Sept. 15th beginning at 5:30 in the upstairs hall. Roast beef with all the trimmings. Tickets are $15 in advance (by Wednesday prior) or  $18 at the door. Reserve your advance tickets 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


St. John Ambulance First Aid Courses.  Info:  705-745-0331   Standard cert. is valid for 3 years.  Includes CPR & AED training.  13 to 14.5 hours of instructional time (2 days), includes book.  8:30-4:00.  August 22-23,  Info:  705-745-0331


Kawartha Artists’ Gallery and Studio Located at 420 O’Connell Road, Peterborough. The gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday 1-4 pm and Thursdays 1-7pm.   Admission is free.  For more information visit, call 705-741-2817, or like us on Facebook.     Aug 16 – Sept 10: “FACES & FIGURES”. An art show and sale of Portraits and Figurative works. Opening reception is Sunday, August 20th, 1 pm to 4 pm.


Christ Church Community Museum will be open every afternoon from 1 pm to 4 pm until September 4th. Enjoy the exhibit on the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge and the Battle of Hill 70. The life and work of Margaret Laurence will be remembered with a special display and the collection of identified wild bird eggs will again be on view. There is always a special emphasis on Samuel Strickland and his family and we have 4 short DVDs to see on earlier days in Lakefield as well as a DVD on the restoration of Christ Church. For information call Shirley Twist 705-749-2018


Christ Church had services of Holy Communion this summer. The last one will be at 8:30 a.m. Sept.3rd. For information call Shirley Twist 705-749-2018


 Bridgenorth United Church - Thursday, September 7th @ 7:30 P.M. -  The UCW will sponsor  “ A Celtic Journey through Scotland” presented by Rev. Dr.  Anne. Gowans-Blinn. The meeting will be open to all ladies and gentlemen.


 Bridgenorth United Church - September  17th -  10:30 a.m.  A special “Welcome Back” service  with a POT LUCK to follow and a Free-Will offering accepted in support of BUC’s Food Cupboard.


Trinity United Church in Apsley invites you to it’s Annual Dinner 6-00 p.m Tues. Aug. 22, 2017.  50% of the proceeds donated to the music programme at Apsley Central Public School.  Tickets $13 available from Apsley Ph, Haa-Choo or call 705-656-1137 or purchase on line at


Walk-a-thon for Community Care Lakefield - Sat. Aug. 26.  Collect pleges and enjoy a 5 km walk along the river from the Lakefield Legion to Lock 25.  Starts at 10:30 a.m.  BBQ, entertainment and prizes upon return.  Register and pledge forms at 705-652-8655


AUGUST 20th PROGRESSIVE SUNDAY AFTERNOON EUCHRE at 1 PM in the lounge of Delta Bingo and Gaming located at 1019 Clonsilla Avenue (beside the Jack McGee’s dealership). Funds support the purchase of equipment and furnishing for the new Peterborough Hospice Paediatric Room for youth and families.  10.00 entry fee plus $2.00 for Lone Hands. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Lone Hands. Optional 50/50.  Phone Sandra for further info: 705-750-8137. Details:


St. Matthew-St. Aidan Anglican Church, 1937 Lakehurst Road, Buckhorn, invites you to  be our guest at a  Community Spaghetti Dinner on Thursday, September 28, 2017  5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Everyone welcome!  A call to 705-657-2572 with the number in your party will be appreciated.


Join the Lakefield Trail Stewardship Committee, Christ Church Community Museum and the Lakefield Historical Society on Sunday, September 10, 2017 (2 to 4 PM) for a HISTORICAL WALK fundraiser. The theme of this year’s historical walk is “LAKEFIELD 150 YEARS AGO.” This walk will take place in the east side of the village starting at Christ Church Community Museum and finishing at the Arena – 2nd Floor Community Room. Tea and homemade cookies will be served at the end of the walk. Only 100 tickets available for this walk and they can be purchased at the Happenstance Books & Yarns or call 705-652-8797, $15 each.


Join The Lakefield Singers – A Community Chorus  DAY AND DATE OF EVENT 10 weeks every Wednesday: September 27th to November 29th  TIME OF EVENT Starts at 6:45 pm sharp  LOCATION OF EVENT Lakefield United Church  TYPE OF EVENT Choir and Social  COST $ 70.00 for all 10 weeks to cover room rental and compensation for our musical director.  DETAILS 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. CONTACT NUMBER / WEB PAGE      Registration: Contact Gail at 705.652.7892


Nexicom Free Community BBQ this Friday August 18th at the M&M Food Market.  If you plan to be in the Lakefield area this Friday August 18th and would like to enjoy some free BBQ join us from 11am to 2pm at the M&M Food Market at 140 Queen Street. All donations go directly to support the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society. Unopened wet and dry cat & dog food donations will also be accepted.  Come out and support the amazing work LAWS does for our community, while enjoying the great quality meats M&M is known for. All are welcome, hope to see you there!


15th Anniversary of the Lakefield Herald - All Welcome to come to the Lakefield Legion on Friday, August 18th from 2-6 pm to congratulate Terry on this milestone.



Adopt a Friend!

from the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society


Maddy is a beautiful girl. Her owner could not keep her so now she needs a new home. Maddy is friendly with people but not other cats. She would do best as the only pet in the home.