Friday June 23, 2017



Canadian Publications Agreement No. 40727545

Herald Community Calendar



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



The Lakefield/Young’s Point pastoral charge of the United Church would like to invite you to the Farewell Party for Rev. Warren Vollmer on Sunday, June 25.  This will be a drop-in occasion for all the community, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., with speeches to be held at 2 pm.  Come in to say goodbye to Warren, and wish him well!!  The event will be held in the Lakefield United Church Auditorium, 47 Regent St, Lakefield.  Please call Carol (secretary) at  705-652-3126 for further info if needed.


Canada Day Celebration - Lakefield Legion - Saturday July 1st.  Come out and enjoy an afternoon of music (karaoke) with George! Party begins at 1:00 pm. Lakefield Lions and their food booth will be there.


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.  June, 27-28, July 12-13, 19-20, 25-26, August 1-2, 9-10, 16-17, 22-23,  Info:  705-745-0331


Kawartha Artists’ Gallery and Studio Event : June 21 – July 9 : “SUNLIGHT AND SHADOW”. A show of art depicting how light and shadow reveals and conceals our world. Opening Reception will be held on Sunday June 25, from 1-4 pm.  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.     July 10 - Aug 1 :  The gallery will be closed for a three week Summer Break.


Community Care and Cassis Bistro are partnering to bring a delicious lunch to your work-place.  On Wed. June 28th for $8.00 you can enjoy delicious Cassis Bistro quiche and potato sald while you support Community Care.  Place your order by Fri. June 23rd.  Call 705-652-8655 to order.


CALLING ALL ARTISTS. If you are interested in showing your work at “Art at the Locks “ July 15th and 16th 2017 at Lockside Trading Co, in Youngs Point.  Contact Cynthia Allan at  There is a small registration fee and commission on sales, 100% of this money goes to prizes and scholarships for the  Best of High School show.


Help support the Annual Lakehurst Hall Strawberry Supper   June 30, 2017.  Adults $15.00 Children (6-10) $5.00.  Two sittings 5:00 and 6:30 p.m.  Reserve your spot now to   avoid disappointment.  Call 705 657 1080 to book.


Strawberry Tea Sat. June 24th 2:00 – 4:00 pm at St John the Baptist Anglican Church Lakefield .  Corner of Queen and Regent St . Come for tea and do a bet of shopping there will be a Bake table with proceeds going to the food bank . Book table , Art table , and Craft table. $ 8.00 Children under 6 free.


Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Strawberry Supper at St. Matthew- St. Aidan Anglican Church, 1937 Lakehurst Road in Buckhorn  (across from the Locks).   There will be 2 sittings -  at 5:00  pm and  6:30 pm On the menu: Ham, sliced cold chicken breast,  assorted salads, rolls, tea, coffee, and angel food cake with strawberries and whipped cream.   Tickets, by reservation only, are $15.00 for adults, $5.00 for youth;  children under 5 are free.    Please call 705-657-1456 with the number of tickets you require and your preferred seating time.


Free Barbecue and Odds and Sods Sale July 8th  sponsored by Young’s Point United Church  at the locks in Young’s Point  The yard sale starts at 9.30 a.m. and goes to  2.30 p.m.  The Free Barbecue starts at 10.00 a.m.


Annual Rose and Flower Show,    June 20th– 7:30p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Marshland Centre Lakefield,  You don’t have to be a member to attend this terrific show and admission is free!


Community Care Buckhorn is holding a fund raiser to support its mission “ Empowering you to live at home in the City and County of Peterborough “ Community Care Buckhorn presents FUNNY BUSINESS. An evening of dinner and comedy. Whole roasted Pig will be carved for dinner. Enjoy “ The Citiots “ an improv troupe that will entertain with hilarious comedy. July 29/17. Advance tickets only. Available by visiting Buckhorn Community Centre, Community Care or call 705 657-2171. Cash or Cheque. $ 40.00 for a terrific evening while supporting your Community Care.


Bobcaygeon Horticultural Society:  Garden Tour Tea and Market, Sat. July 8, 2017 - 10:00am - 4:00 pm. “Please step into the garden”  The BHS invites you to tour 8 lovely gardens enhanced with horticultural displays, refreshments and music. Meet local artists and select a treasure at the “artists’ garden”.  Consult with Master Gardeners.   Enjoy lunch at one of the fine restaurants offering discounts to tour participants.  Included is admission to historic Kawartha Settlers’ Village for tea and treats.  Also at KSV, area growers and craftspeople will display their wares at our very own gardeners’ market.  Tour Pass: $15; children under 16, free   INCLUDES ADMISSION TO KSV ($7.00 value)  Tickets available at the Bobcaygeon Chamber of Commerce and from retailers in Bobcaygeon, Lindsay, Lakefield, Peterborough and Fenelon Falls  On tour day, tickets available at each garden and at KSV


Christ Church Community Museum will be opening for the summer on July 1st and 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


CRAFT SHOW & SALE at Bridgenorth United Church!  JULY 8th    9am-1pm   A variety of crafter’s with their very unique crafts you will not want to miss...get a gang together and come on out on July 9th... There will be an amazing brunch cafe and bake table available downstairs donated by members and friends of the Bridgenorth Church.  There will be a draw every half hour for a prize!!! All prizes donated from our very talented crafter’s, but you have to be there to receive it!  So hang out for a few hours to receive your prize.  Bring your friends. There is going to be something for everyone. There will be a “Loonie” charge at the door. If you know anyone who might be interested in being in the Craft Show and Sale. Contact Liana Sarginson at 705-768-5303.


This year’s BENEFIT CRUISE NIGHT is scheduled for August 2nd at the Lions Park in Warsaw.  The recipient is Chad Pearson of Cottesloe who has some very serious medical issues.  Plans are now being made for the event and we will be counting on everyone to help out.  Please spread the word.



“Lovesick Lake will hold their AGM Sunday July 9th beginning at 9:30 am ( coffee) at the Burleigh Island Lodge in the large dining area.The featured speaker at about 10;30 am ,  will be Lauren Bridle of the lake , who will present a documentary of the history of Lovesick Lake as her thesis for her Masters degree in Film a Ryerson University. All welcome.”


CSW Lake Alliance Annual Meeting.  Sat. June 24th at 9:00 a.m. at the Lakefield Legion


Hooks and Needles Lakefield (Knitting for Shivering Children)  Meeting Tues July 11th  @ 9:30 a.m.  *NOTE* at Lakefield *UNITED* Church on Regent Street.  Looking for new members and/or any unused yarn!   For info: Marilyn at (705) 657-1684 or Jayne at




Adopt a Friend!

from the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society


Aspen is an all white Male. He is declawed and came into the shelter with his brother Rocky.  Their owner was unable to care for them.  Thank You to all who supported the recent LAWS Golf Tournament. It was a good day and thankfully, the rain held off.