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FRI. JUNE 23

Guelph Legion 85th Anniversary. June 23 - Elimination draw. June 24 - Afternoon family activities and barbeque. Evening anniversary dance. See website for full details.

Elora Legion Maple Leaf Room, 8pm, The Almost Hip Tickets $10 in advance $12 at the door. Info Angie Walser 519-846-9611.

Moorefield United Church Garden Party, Moorefield Community Centre, 5 to 7 pm. Ham, turkey, salads, strawberry shortcake. Adults $15, Children 5-11 $5.00, 4 and under free.

Homecoming Fish Fry, 5 to 7pm. Murray C. Farwell Parish Centre, St. Mary’s, Mount Forest. $20/ticket at Meat the Butcher and Print One or call 519-323-2316 or 519-509-4204.

All Saints Community Dinner, 6 to 7pm. Gluten-free available. Last dinner before fall so come while you still can! All Saints Church, 81 Main Street, Erin. Games night to follow upstairs.

SAT. JUNE 24

Marsville Lions Community Breakfast. Last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. Lions serve an all you can eat hearty breakfast. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

Damascus Beef Barbeque, Damascus Community Centre. 5 to 7pm, adults $15, child $6, preschool free. Takeouts available. Call 848-3246 or 848-2206 or 848-3120 for tickets.

Canada's 150 - Morriston Meadows Park, Currie Drive. 12pm potluck lunch. Games/activities. Bring food, plates, utensils, chairs, sports equipment. Kids can decorate bikes and wagons for parade. Morriston/Puslinch facebook.

Breakfast on the Farm, 9am to 12pm. $8/adult, $5/kids 6-12, 5 and under free. Parking in Alma with bus to farm. 519-803-2562.

Strawberry Short Cake Tea, St John’s Anglican Church, 112 Guelph St., Rockwood, 12 to 3pm. Admission $7, 519 856 9211.

Charity Yard Sale for New Hope Animal Rescue, 8am, 5063 Jones Baseline. Proceeds to help animals in our care.

Note: Event Cancelled - Old Fashion Picnic at Knox Elora Presbyterian Church, 5 to 6:30pm. Adults $17, children 8 & under $6. Call 519-846-0680.

Saturday Night Dance, Elora Legion Maple Leaf Hall, doors open at 8pm. Tickets $12, Music by Country Versatiles.

Breakfast on the Farm, 9 to 12pm. Dirksen Holsteins, 6936 Wellington Rd 7, Alma. Proceeds to Fergus Fall Fair. Adults $8, Ages 6-12 $5, 5 and under free. Info 519-803-2562.

Strawberry Social, 4:30 to 7:30pm, Ebenezer United Church. $20 roast pork, salads, strawberry desserts. 1/3 of profits donated. Last year $500 donated to Chalmers Community Services.

SUN. JUNE 25

Euchre Party, Sacred Heart Church, Kenilworth, 7:30pm. Admission: $2.50, light lunch, penny table, door prize and 50/25/25. Everyone welcome.

The Ennotville Historical Library's Annual Strawberry Social will be held at the library at 7:30pm. All welcome.

Genesis Matters Fellowship – 12:30pm in the Studio, 275 Gordon St Fergus. Begins with pot luck lunch. Examining topics 7-12 of The 12 Biggest Lies. See website for info. All welcome.

Local Food Fest, enjoy the flavours of Guelph. Local musicians performing, 11am to 4pm, Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph.

Fergus Horticultural Society Annual Garden Tour, 12:30 to 4:30pm. Donation to food bank appreciated. Maps at the Info Centre, Albert St and Littletree Nursery. Info: 519-843-9982.

Remembering Peter Appleyard - 3pm concert, Eden Mills Community Hall. Tickets $30 at door or see online for discounts.

Yard Sale in Palmerston - Brunswick St. and Main St. East. 9am to 3pm. Brand new and used items.

MON. JUNE 26

Rockwood Presbyterian Church Strawberry Social and Salad Dinner. Rockmosa Community Centre, 6pm. Adults/$15, Youth (6-12)/$6, 5 and under free. Advance tickets only. Call Reba 519-856-9734 or Barb 519-856-4891.

Countdown to Canada 150, Confederation Park, Fergus, 7 to 9pm. Free family-friendly environmental workshops. Come and experience our great wilderness!

TUES. JUNE 27

Community Seniors Soup and Sandwich Lunch. 12 Noon. Ebenezer United, 12274 Guelph Line. Followed by cards and games. Free will offering. Info: 519-763-7707, or online.

Monticello United Church Annual Strawberry Supper, 4:30 to 7pm. $15/adult, $5/students, preschoolers free. Tickets at door.

Arthur "2nd" Look 4th Anniversary 50% off Store Wide Sale, June 27, 28, 29 and 30, 9:30 a.m. to 5pm, 185 George St., Arthur.

Countdown to Canada 150, Victoria Park, Elora, 7 to 9pm. Family-friendly celebration of the Indigenous Peoples of Canada. Presented by our neighbours from Six Nations.

Arthur and Area Historical monthly meeting, 7:30pm. David M. Kozinets Centre, Arthur. Speaker: Alvin Martin from Misty Meadows Country Market, Conn. All welcome.

Mapleton Buds and Blooms June meeting and Summer Flower Show, 7:30pm, Moorefield Optimist Hall. Hanna Veld will make a garden decoration. Summer flower show entries on display.

WED. JUNE 28

Countdown to Canada 150, Maple Park, Belwood, 7 to 9pm. Free family-friendly celebration of the events that shaped Canada.

Mood Disorders Support Group of Guelph presents: Free Mental Health Education. 6:30 to 9:30pm, refreshments provided. Details and to register: depressiontalk.eventbrite.ca.

THURS. JUNE 29

Countdown to Canada 150, Community Park, Elora, 7 to 9pm. Free family-friendly celebration of 150 Canadian inventions and inventors.

FRI. JUNE 30

Stroke Recovery Canada - Stroke is Treatable. 9:30am to 10:30am at Victoria park Seniors Centre, Fergus. Learn and meet stroke survivors that have navigated the obstacles when reclaiming their social lives.

Holstein Agro Expo, 8am to 5:30pm. Sheep Shearing Clinic, 519-323-7765, Holstein.

Fish Fry Dinner, 5 to 7:30pm, Clifford Community Hall. Fish by Blue Mountain Catering, Sponsored by Knox United Church.

Contact: Ellen Underwood, 519-327-8378.

Countdown to Canada 150, Victoria Park, Fergus, 7 to 9pm. Celebration of the global village in our backyard: food, language, music, customs and more that call Canada home.

Grand Valley Canada 150 celebration. Victorian Tea Party at Library: 10am to 12pm. Re-dedication of Hereward Women’s Institute Park: 7pm. Candlelight Historical Walking Tour, St. Albans Cemetery: 8:30pm.

Arthur Optimist Club Pavilion Dance, 9pm to 1am.

SAT. JULY 1

Canada Day Victory Carnival, Victory Community Centre 320 King St.E. Mount Forest Free pancake breakfast 8 to 9:30am. Games and bouncy castle 8:30 to 11am. More info www.mfvc.ca

Canada Day Fireworks & Celebration, 6 to 10pm, Crossroads Life Church, Harriston. Evening of fun, food, kids jump houses (until 8:30pm), and fireworks.

Canada Day 150 in Maryhill, 11 am to 5pm, BBQ with free will offering 1pm. See maryhillroots.com for details.

Egremont Optimist Club in Holstein, 8am to 7pm, World Class Sheep Dog Trials and Competition Canada 150. Fireworks, $15/person, 5-10 yrs $10, children 5 and under free, 519-323-7765.

Chicken Dinners/Fireworks, Orton Community Park. Sittings at 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30. Half $15/quarter white or double dark $13. 519.855.4243 to order dinner/register tug of war team. $5/adult, $2/child, children 4 and under free.

Greater Toledo International Youth Orchestra Ensemble, Toronto 2017 Concert Tour, coming to Knox Elora Presbyterian Church. 2 pm. Info: 519-846-0680 or knoxelora@bellnet.ca.

The Optimist Club of Puslinch invites you to a free Pancake Breakfast, 9 to 11am. Bouncy castles and kids games 10am to 2pm, fireworks at dusk. Puslinch Community Centre.

Grand Valley Canada 150 Celebration - Free activities/events all day (Soapbox Derby, Art in the Park, music, beer gardens, photo scavenger hunt, kid's activities, fireworks, and more).

Canada 150 Town of Erin Celebration. July 1 and 2, pancake breakfast, parade, balloon rides, games, music, barbecue, fireworks, kids crafts, bouncy castle.

5th Annual #GetInTouchForHutch 1 and 5km walk/run, 9am, in Arthur. Barbecue Chicken Dinner, Arthur & Area CC advanced tickets only, 4 to 7pm, $15. Pavilion dance, 9pm to 1am, fireworks at dusk.

The Belwood Lake Cottagers’ Association: 8th Annual Canada Day Flotilla, noon. Meet in front of dam. All welcome to participate by decorating boats, docks, cottages, pets, & themselves in their best Canadian gear.

SUN. JULY 2

Grand Valley Canada 150 Community Church Service and Choir presentation, Knox Presbyterian Church, 10am, followed by a barbecue lunch at noon. Bring lawn chairs.

Arthur Optimist Club Grand Opening of the New Splash Pad, noon. Open Air Family Movie Night Born Leader: The Boss Baby. Free starts 9:15pm.

TUES. JULY 4

Hero Central Kids Camp, Elora United Church. July 4 - July 7, 9am to 12pm (early care 8:30am). JK - Grade 5, $20/child. $50 max for family. More info: www.elorauc.org or 519-846-2542.

SAT. JULY 8

The Elmira and District Horticultural Society's annual fundraising Garden Tour, 9am to 2pm. $10/ticket available at 57 Arthur St. S., Elmira or 519-580-7584 or barbs@rogers.com.

Alma Optimist Country Dance, 8pm to 12am, Alma Community Centre, $12.50. Dance to country versatiles.

Enjoy breakfast at the Arthur Door Youth Centre, Frederick St., 8 to 10:30am, bacon, sausage, eggs. Free will offering.

SUN. JULY 9

Garden Showcase Tour - 8 beautiful gardens. Meet the owners, a master gardener and local artist. Rain or shine, $10 per adult, kids under 12 free, no pets please. More info at guelphhort.org.

Annual Memorial Service, St. John’s Lutheran Church and Pioneer Cemetery, Carrick Camp, 2pm. Refreshments to follow. 519-367-2621.

Evening Concert, Mennonite Choir. Goldstone United Church 7 to 8pm, light refreshments.

MON. JULY 10

Erin Vacation Bible School: July 10 to 14, $10/family. Burn’s Presb. Church, 155 Main St., Erin. Call Pat White, 519-833-2931.

Norm Jary ARC Industries Golf Tournament for Community Living Guelph Wellington. 18 holes, specialty holes, barbeque lunch, cart, dinner, prizes. $150/person. Victoria Park Valley Golf Club, 12:30 shotgun start. Call 226-314-0832.

Free Soccer Bible Camp at Bethel Baptist Church, Fergus. July 10 to 14, 9am to 12pm. Ages 5 (entering SK) to 13 Registration deadline June 30. Call 519-843-2890 or see online.

Everton Community Church: Operation Arctic Vacation Bible School, July 10 to 14, 9am to noon. Ages 4 to 11. Contact Beryl to register, 519-856-9603.

Arthur Community Vacation Bible School, July 10 to 14, 9am to noon, 5 to 11 years. Arthur Pentecostal Assembly. Register 519-848-3245 or 519-848-3507.

THURS. JULY 13

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

FRI. JULY 14

It’s time to gather the troops and head to Grand River Raceway because we’ve brought back the Bring A Friend challenge with many activities! More info: 905-858-3060 ext. 243.

Mount Forest Fireworks Festival - July 14 to 16. Family Entertainment all weekend. Demolition derby, car show, live music, kids soap box derby and more. See online for details.

SAT. JULY 15

One Day Vacation Bible School, 10am to 4:30pm, St John's Lutheran Church, Clifford. Free admission and lunch. Ages 3 to 12. Call 519-327-8298 for more information.

SUN. JULY 16

Mount Carmel Cemetery Memorial Service, 2:30pm, will be held at the Cemetery. If inclement weather, the Service will be at St John’s United Church, Belwood.

MON. JULY 17

"Peru" VBS for children 4 to 11, St Andrew’s Presbyterian, Fergus. July 17–21, 9am to 12pm. Registration through Church office. 519.843.3565.

SAT. JULY 22

Guelph Horticultural Society Summer Flower Show - Old Quebec Street Shoppes. For info go to www.guelphhort.org.

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Spend a day exploring local gardens, 6 beautiful gardens in and around Mount Forest, 10am to 3pm, rain or shine. Garden passports are $10. For details, call 226-808-5443.

SAT. JULY 29

Marsville Lions Community Breakfast. Last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. Lions serve an all you can eat hearty breakfast. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

SUN. AUG 6

McKee Cemetery Memorial Service, 2pm. Speaker: Rev. Rick Burgess. In case of rain, service will be held in St. John's United Church Belwood. Please bring lawn chairs.

John Galt Day Sunday Celebration, 10:30am, St. James the Apostle Anglican Church, 86 Glasgow Street, Guelph.

THURS. AUG. 10

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

SAT. AUG. 12

Belwood Lions Fish Fry. Seatings at 4:30 and 6pm, Belwood Hall. Adults $15, kids 12 and under $8, takeout available at 5pm. 519-843-7011 or 519-787-2383 for tickets.

MON. AUG. 14

Sports Camp for kids 6 to 12, St Andrew’s Presbyterian, Fergus. August 14–18, 9am to 3pm. Coaching in soccer, hockey and basketball. Registration through Church office. 519.843.3565.

FRI. AUG. 25

GWSA +55 Wild West Dance with DJ Ted Lavoie, 1 to 3:30pm, Evergreen Seniors Centre. Advance tickets $8 at the front desk, 519-823-1291.

SAT. AUG. 26

Marsville Lions Community Breakfast. Last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. Lions serve an all you can eat hearty breakfast. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

THURS. AUG. 31

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

THURS. SEPT. 7

5 to 7:30pm. Arthur Fall Fair Roast Beef Dinner. Arthur Community Centre. All welcome. $14/adult, $6/child under 12. Ask about a family rate.

FRI. SEPT. 8

Arthur Fall Fair. 9am to noon - Enter exhibits. 7pm - Parade downtown Arthur. Buildings open 7 to 10pm, Arthur Community Centre.

SAT. SEPT. 9

Arthur Fall Fair. Sport pony show, 4H calf show. chili cookoff, lawn tractor pulls. Buildings open 9am to 6pm. Admission: $5/adult, under 12 free with adult.

SUN. SEPT. 10

Arthur Fall Fair. Western horse show. Buildings open 10:30am to 4pm. Exhibits to be removed 4:30 to 6pm. Admission: $5/adult, under 12 free with adult.

THURS. SEPT. 14

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

SAT. SEPT. 16

The Mudmoiselle 5k Obstacle Course. Women only, all fitness levels. 10am, Cox Creek Cellars, Guelph. www.mudmoiselle.ca

TUES. SEPT. 26

Guelph Horticultural Society General Meeting and Mini Show, 7:30pm, Dublin Street United Church. Speaker: Marion Jarvie - Beauty of Late Summer and Fall Gardens. New members welcome.

SAT. SEPT. 30

Marsville Lions Community Breakfast. Last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. Lions serve an all you can eat hearty breakfast. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

THURS. OCT. 12

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

TUES. OCT. 24

Guelph Horticultural Society General Meeting and Mini Show, 7:30pm, Dublin Street United Church. Guest speaker: Rob Howard - Nine Things I learned from Other People's Gardens.

FRI. OCT. 27

GWSA +55 Halloween Howl Dance with DJ Ted Lavoie, 1 to 3:30pm, Evergreen Seniors Centre. Advance tickets $8 at the front desk, 519-823-1291.

SAT. OCT. 28

Marsville Lions Community Breakfast. Last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. Lions serve an all you can eat hearty breakfast. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

THURS. NOV. 9

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

SAT. NOV. 25

Marsville Lions Community Breakfast. Last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. Lions serve an all you can eat hearty breakfast. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

TUES. NOV. 28

Guelph Horticultural Society General Meeting/Annual Holiday Penny Table, 7pm, Dublin Street United Church. Guest speaker: Patricia Patrick- Christmas Traditions, New and Old. New members welcome, info at www.guelphhort.org.

THURS. DEC. 7

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

FRI. DEC. 8

GWSA +55 Snowball Dance with DJ Ted Lavoie, 1 to 3:30pm, Evergreen Seniors Centre. Advance tickets $8 at the front desk, 519-823-1291.

 

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