Friday September 22, 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



Lakefield Legion Branch 77 Fabulous Friday Night Dinner, Friday, October 6 beginning at 5:30 in the upstairs hall. Turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Price is $15.00 in advance (by Wednesday prior) or $18.00 at the door. Reserve your advance ticket by calling (705) 652-7988.


Lakefield Legion Branch 77 Thanksgiving Turkey Spin, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the downstairs clubroom. Buy a ticket for a toonie for your chance to win a turkey, ham or prize from the prize table. Age of majority event.


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. 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.

September 13th – October 8th: “150 Years of Canada’s History – Featuring Peterborough County”. An art show and sale by KAGS’ members in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday. Opening reception is Sunday, Sept.17, 1 pm – 4 pm.


 St. Matthew-St. Aidan Anglican Church, 1937 Lakehurst Road, Buckhorn, invites you to  be our guest at a  Community Spaghetti Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 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 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


Life After Stroke Monthly Meeting - Peterborough - Wed. Sept. 27 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


March of Dimes offers free assistance for local stroke survivors and their caregivers!  Please visit our Open House to learn how Life After Stroke, Peterborough (a peer support group) and the Aphasia & Communications Disabilities Program can help.  Wed. October 11, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Northminster United Church. 300 Sunset Blvd (east of Chemong Rd) 1 block south of Walmart. Drop by anytime or call Sandy at 705-760-2581 for information.


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 - Workshop Thurs. Sept. 21 - 10-11 a.m., Buckhorn, St. Mathews Church, Thurs. Sept 28- 9:30-10:30 a.m., Bridgenorth Community Hall - Fri. Oct. 20 - 9:30 - 10:30 am


The Lakefield Historical Society invites everyone to their first fall meeting held at the Lakefield Legion on Thurs. Sept. 28 at 7:00 p.m.  Our guest speaker for Sept. will be Ed Arnold, Retired Managing Editor of the Peterborough Examiner, a talented writer and author of several books covering local subjects.  His most recent book “Sketches to Remember” includes many sketches by talented architect, designer and artist, Drew Ridpath, featuring many Lakefield landmarks.  Ed will tell us about the gathering of information, the wonderful people he met and the fascinating stories behind these buildings.  This should be an interesting evening of Lakefield memories so come along and bring a friend.


The Lakefield Probus Club is a non-denomination, non-political club designed for retires who appreciate and value the opportunity to meet with others of like circumstances and similar levels of interest.  The Lakefield Club meets at the Royal Canadian Legion on the third Wednesday of the month at 9:30.  The club conducts it’s business from 10:00-10:30, break for coffee and muffins, introduce a guest speaker with a questions and answer period ending by 11:45.  Some members and the guest speakers may go to a local restaurant for lunch.  The president is Robert Howard - for more info call him at 705-652-0202


What: Nogojiwanong (no-Gojeh-wanong) Day: A celebration of our community’s original placenames with discussions, music, and more!  When: Saturday September 30th, 2:00pm – 6:00pm  Where: The Silver Bean Café and Millennium Park  For more information: 705-874-5880,


Sun. Oct. 1st 12.00 Noon You are invited to St. John’s hall on Regent Street for a lunch prepared from autumn’s bountiful local harvest. Choose from a variety of soups, ham & pea, Tuscanny’s Ribollita, butternut squash, parsnip/apple with brie served with scones, speciality rye, rolls.  Topped off with apple and pumpkin pies. Tickets $15.00 Ann Turner Murphy 705-652-9756 and Gwen McMullen 705-652-3024.


The Kawartha Lake Stewards Association will be holding its fall meeting Sat., Sept 30, 10:00 am until noon at the Lakehurst Community Hall (979 Lakehurst Circle Rd.) Buckhorn. We are pleased to have Dr. Brian Cumming provide the preliminary results on the sediment core sampling project.  The 2017 KLSA Annual General Meeting will be held prior to the presentation.  Hear about what other residents and Lake Associations are doing to protect and enhance the Kawartha Lakes water systems. All are welcome.  For more information see our website:


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.

Fashion Show - Oct 5th at St. James Anglican Church (north of Fowlers corners) featuring clothes from Style Boutique (Bridgenorth).  Dessert, tea & coffee @ 7:00 p.m. with show to follow.  Tickets $10.00.  For more info  705-292-5144   All Welcome!



Adopt a Friend!

from the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society


Venus is a sweet friendly girl. She was a very young mom with four kittens.  Happily, she is safe here at LAWS, spayed and ready for a much better life. Her kittens are well and healthy also.