What’s up community calendar from October 22 to November 21


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Saturday October 22

SALE OF MULTI-FAMILY CHURCH LAND: Sat. Oct. 22, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Zion Lutheran Church, 454 Miller Street, Pembroke. Lots of treasures to choose from as well as a cafe for a quick refreshment. All proceeds will go to First Step Options, Pembroke.

SALE OF HIGH-END CLOTHING: Clothing, accessories and footwear for women, men and children at great prices at First Presbyterian Church at 257 Pembroke St. West! Designer and quality items. Saturday, October 22 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is NOT a clearance sale.

NEW FOR YOU LAND SALE: The Presbyterian Church of Petawawa, located at 24 Ethel Street in Petawawa, is hosting a garage sale on Saturday, October 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. Good deals galore! Wheelchair accessible.

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE: Scottish country dancing has arrived in the Ottawa Valley. Morning classes for children begin this weekend at Silver Threads Senior Community Center in Petawawa. Classes are walk-in ($5 or five classes for $20) from October 22 through December 15. Events for adults and families will begin in January. This is a fun and social activity where people work together to create a dance to upbeat Scottish music. NO experience necessary. More details can be found on the Petawawa Scottish Country Dance Club Facebook page or by email at [email protected]

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ECHOES OF THE JAZZ AGE CONCERT: The Kitchissippi Jazz Kats will perform a concert at Wesley United Church on Saturday. October 22 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is a voluntary cash offer to benefit local food banks, and complimentary light refreshments will be served during intermission. This newly formed nine-piece ensemble under the direction of local musician/arranger Gordon Tapp will feature music and songs primarily from the 1920s, but also some more modern pieces for variety and contrast. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear our region’s most talented musicians perform iconic tunes! Information: 613-732-4606.

Sunday October 23

CIVITAN BINGO: The Greater Petawawa Civic Club hosts weekly Bingo in the Petawawa Civic Center Hall. Bingo details can be found on the Civitan Club website. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., flash games at 6:30 p.m., regular games at 7 p.m. Please contact the club directly with any inquiries.

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Tuesday, October 25

FAMILY MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT: Are you caring for a loved one struggling with their mental health? Community Mental Health Family Support invites you to our monthly Caregiver Coffee Group. Each month, guest speakers share insights and tools to help navigate the caregiver journey. For more information contact Nancy at 613 732-8770 ext. 8004.

Wednesday October 26

DIGITAL LITERACY WORKSHOP FOR SENIORS: Join us this fall at the Pembroke Curling Center for a digital literacy workshop for seniors. This four-week workshop will take place on Wednesday afternoons from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. New topics will be covered every week. Come to each class or participate in those that interest you! Drop-ins welcome! Wednesday, October 12 — Introduction to the iPad; Wednesday, October 19 — Use of the Pembroke Curling Center website; Government websites – Wednesday October 26; and Wednesday, November 2 – Social Media and Online Browsing.

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Friday, October 28

HARVEST DANCE: Harvest Dance at Wesley United Church Fellowship Hall, 275 Pembroke St. East, Pembroke on Friday, October 28 from 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Pembroke Chapter #288 Order of the Eastern Star. Music by Landry & Madill. Door prizes, random auction and refreshments. Tickets are $15 per person available at the church office or call Betty at 613 639-0878 and available at the door.

FAMILY HALLOWEEN PARTY: Friday, October 28 from 7-11 p.m. at the Killaloe Lions Hall at 18 Lake St. Killaloe. Free entry, dancing and prizes.

Saturday October 29

TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES CRAFTS SALE: Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, October 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Ten Thousand Villages Craft Sale is back after a three-year hiatus! The Deep River Community Church is happy to host this popular event, and everyone is welcome to shop at CE Centre, 115 Deep River Road, Deep River. Artisans from more than 35 developing countries receive a fair income by selling their remarkable handicrafts, which are often the product of ancient skills and cultural traditions and many of which use natural or recycled materials. Our Deep River Fair offers an excellent selection of unique items. Ceramics, household items, toys, jewelry, delicate carvings, soaps, Christmas items, books, calendars, as well as fair trade consumables such as chocolate, tea, coffee, spices and condiments will be available for your enjoyment.

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TRIVIA EVENING: The Petawawa Horticultural Society is hosting a trivia night on October 29 starting at 7 p.m. at the Petawawa Legion. Teams of 6 to 8 people. $10 per person. Register in advance or at the door. Silent auction. Call to register at 613-735-8049 or email [email protected]

HALLOWEEN DANCE: Let’s get spooky with The Sidewinders on Saturday October 29 in Killaloe at Lions Hall, 18 Lake St. Killaloe. From 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Sunday October 30

VENDORS AND ARTISANS SHOW: Halloween Vendors and Crafters Show in the Pembroke Legion Hall from 9 am to 2 pm on October 30. There will be bags, music, food, treat bags for the kids, door prizes and a costume contest for the vendors. This is a fundraiser for the Legion kitchen renovations.

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Wednesday November 2

LUCK COBDEN SENIORS DRINK LUNCH: Cobden Seniors Pot-Luck Dinner, meeting and card games on the first Wednesday of each month at noon except July and August. Held in the basement of the Whitewater Municipal Building, Main Street, Cobden. Access from the car park behind the building. 50 years and over.

Sunday November 6

ANNUAL RENFREW COUNTY CHILE COMPETITION AT THE ROBBIE DEAN CENTER: Join us November 6th at the Petawawa Legion to judge the Robbie Dean Centre’s Annual Renfrew County Chili Competition! Doors open at noon, your votes will be counted and the winner will be announced at 5 p.m. Does your chili have what it takes to win? More information and registration on www.RdccEvents.com

HOT TURKEY DINNER TO GO: Christ Lutheran Church, located at 516 Airport Road in Petawawa, is hosting a take-out hot turkey dinner on November 6 from 3-7 p.m. Entrance: free donation in cash. Only take-out meals are available.

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Thursday, November 10

HOLLY BAZAAR AND LUNCH: Holly Bazaar and lunch at Holy Trinity Anglican Church (68 Renfrew Street, Pembroke) on Thursday, November 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cooking table, knitting and crafts, gift table and outdoor Christmas planters. Lunch starts at 11 a.m. (tickets $12). Homemade soup, sandwiches, cottage pudding with lemon or caramel sauce and tea or coffee. Elevator available.

Tuesday, November 15

QUILTING IN A LOG CABIN: The Pembroke Log Cabin quilters meet once a month in the basement of 1163 Victoria Street, Petawawa. Every third Tuesday. Come in and join us. Whether you are an experienced quilter or a beginner, you are all welcome. 6-7pm is social time and the meeting starts at 7pm.

Saturday November 19

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR AND SALE OF PASTRIES: Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale at All Saints Anglican Church (1173 Victoria Street, Petawawa) on Saturday, November 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Santa’s shop, silent auction, pastry table, glitz and glamour. Join us for a delicious lunch ($10).

Monday, November 21

EGANVILLE GENEALOGY CLUB: This group meets the third Monday of each month from 3-5 p.m. at the Bonnechere Union Public Library, 74 Maple Street, Eganville. Members share tips and experiences while learning from each other. Free for anyone interested in family roots!

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