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If you or someone in your family has a problem with gambling help is available. Gamblers Anonymous can provide help and hope. Call our 24 hour help line: 1-855-222-5542.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, Thursdays, 8pm, Mt. Forest United Church (rear entrance). 175 Queen St. E. We can help.

Mount Forest Al-Anon Group for families and friends of alcoholics, Wednesdays, 10am at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, side door.

PTSD Peer Support Group in Guelph for corrections workers, emergency dispatchers, first responders, military and veterans. For info see our Project Trauma Support website.

Free exercise and falls prevention classes (55+) every Monday and Thursday, 9:15 to 11:30am, Ebenezer United Church, Campbellville.

Living with Loss, peer-led support group for adults (18+) grieving the death of a loved one. First Wednesday of every month, 7 to 9pm, Birmingham Retirement Community, Mount Forest. Free to attend. 519-603-0196 for more information.

Spiritual youth, family and marriage counseling every Tuesday, 10am to 3pm, Knox Presbyterian Church Palmerston. Scheduled appointments necessary. Nick Pavel, 519-343- 3201.

Al-Anon Courage to Grow, for family and friends of alcoholics, St. James Anglican Church, Fergus. Upstairs meeting room, every Thursday evening 7:30pm.

THURS. APRIL 25

Fergus Legion weekly bingo, 7pm, hosted by the Fergus Legion Ladies Auxiliary. All welcome.

Euchre, St. Mary RC Church, Mount Forest in the Murray Farwell Family Centre, 7:30pm, doors open at 7pm, $3, includes light lunch and prizes.

Dining out program, 12 to 2pm, $6 lunch, Arthur United Church. Topic: “Getting the most out of your Health Care appointment." Join Kim Barfoot speaking about tips on how to feel comfortable and confident speaking to your doctor and getting answers to your questions. Register at 1- 866-446-4546.

Listowel Trinity United Church rummage sale, 230 Barber Ave. North, April 25, 4 to 8pm, April 26, 12 to 3pm and 5:30 to 7:30pm. Treasures await.

Palmerston United Church takeout dinner, roast pork with all the fixings. Adults $15, 12 and under $7, preschoolers free. Takeout times 4:30 to 6:30pm. Advance sales only 519-343-2783.

An Evening With Jim Henderson provided by the Harriston Historical Society, 7:30pm, library community room. Henderson will describe his tours to Vimy Ridge and other War memorials. Free event, refreshments available.

FRI. APRIL 26

April Showers Contra meets Balfolk, 8 to 10:30pm, St. James Anglican Hall, Fergus. Adults $15, students $12, youth free with adult. No experience required. Individuals welcome.

Ladies coffee hour, 9:30 to 11:30am, St. John's Anglican Church, Rockwood. Last Friday of the month, 519 856-9211.

Belwood and District Lions Club art show and sale, Belwood Hall, 3 to 9pm. Local and district artists, money to local organizations and community events.

Red Chevron Club entertainment, Willie and Friends, 9pm to 1am, 34 Elizabeth St., Guelph.

Musical Hootenanny, 7 to 9pm, Arkell United Church, 600 Arkell Road, Arkell. Sign up for your time in the spotlight or sit and enjoy.

All Saints community dinner, 6 to 7pm, sponsored this month by the Erin Optimists. Pulled pork on a bun, coleslaw, potato salad, cookies and ice cream. All Saints Church, Erin.

Elora Rocks lawn bowling dance fundraiser, 7:30pm to 1am, Elora Legion, $15, 519-824-0454.

Alma Beef barbecue in support of Empowerment day, 5 to 7pm, Alma Community Centre. Next barbecue coming in May.

Connect for Games, board games night, free admission, 6 to 8pm, Fergus sportsplex, Boardroom B.

The Grey Wellington Theatre Guild presents the Canadian comedy Buying the Moose, April 26 to May 4, Harriston Town Hall Theatre. Tickets $15, 519-338-2778.

SAT. APRIL 27

Coin Show hosted by South Wellington Coin Society 9 - 3 p.m. Col. John McCrae Legion, 57 Watson Pkwy S Guelph. Admission $2.00 For more info call 519-823-2646

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

Mount Forest Agriculture Society's home craft health and leisure show, Mount Forest Sports Complex, 9am to 4pm.

Elora legion dance, 7:30pm doors open, $12, Bill Beattie playing.

Red Chevron Club entertainment, Old Tyme County matinee, 2 to 6pm, 34 Elizabeth St., Guelph.

Arthur Legion karaoke, 8:30pm.

Belwood and District Lions Club art show and sale, Belwood Hall, 1 to 6pm. Local and district artists, money to local organizations and community events.

Fergus Legion Ladies' Auxiliary spring craft show and bazaar, 9am to 2pm. Vendors, lunch bar, peameal bacon on a bun with fries and coleslaw, $8.

Maryhill Knights of Columbus Vegas night, 7pm doors open, Bridgeport Rod & Gun, Breslau. Free admission. Food available, prizes and more. Proceeds to charity.

Fish fry dinner, 4 to 6:30pm, St. David's Presbyterian Church, Campbellville. Adults $20, 10 and under $10, under four free. 905-854-9800 or 905-878-5179. Elevator. Rain or shine (indoors).

Erin Air Cadets bake, craft, vendor show, 10am to 3pm, Erin Legion.

Semi annual roast beef dinner, Knox Ospringe Church, 5pm, three sittings for tickets, call: Joan 519-856-9102. Adults $17, kids $8, takeout available pre-ordered only.

SUN. APRIL 28

Mount Forest Agriculture Society's home craft health and leisure show, Mount Forest Sports Complex, 9:30am to 3pm.

Drayton Legion barbecue chicken dinner, 5:30 to 6:30pm, $15 adults, 12 and under free. Takeout available.

Ham supper, 4:30 to 6:30pm, St. Paul's United Church, Metz. Adults $14, 5 to 12 years $6, under 5 free, tickets at door.

CW Rotary presents 14th annual grand taste of the culinary arts, fundraiser to benefit Groves Hospital Foundation. 12 to 3pm, $40 in advance, $45 at the door.

Country music concert in Conn with Randy Satchell, 1:30pm, Knox Presbyterian Church. Tickets $20 at the door. 519-323-4034.

12th annual spaghetti dinner hosted by Wellington County Junior Farmers, 5 to 7pm, Drayton Reformed Church. $10 adult and nonperishable food item, $5 for 6 to 10 years, 5 and under free, tickets call 226-972-2432. Proceeds to local food banks.

Jamboree at Palmerston Legion, 1pm, roast beef dinner available at 5pm, take outs welcome by calling 519-343-3749.

MON. APRIL 29

Euchre, Fergus Legion, 7:30pm, new players welcome.

TUES. APRIL 30

Cribbage, Fergus Legion, 7pm, new players welcome.

Eramosa 4-H Dairy Club meeting, 7:30pm, Sharpe’s Farm Supply, 7707 Mill Road, Guelph.

Eramosa Union Cemetery clean up, 7pm. Bring rakes and lawn equipment. Rain Date May 7th.

WED. MAY 1

Spring luncheon, St. John's United Church, Belwood, 11:30am to 1pm, $12, takeout available from Joan Kirk 519-843-3698.

Food For Thought Mimosa Church Spring 2019 series, Wonders of Historic Cities, dinner 6:30pm, lectures 7:30 to 8:45pm. Free will offering, 519-855-4201. "Medina - The Silent city"

THURS. MAY 2

Theatre Orangeville presents Where You Are, May 2 to 19, 519-942-3423 for more information or see online.

Fergus Legion weekly bingo, 7pm, hosted by the Fergus Legion Ladies Auxiliary. All welcome.

FRI. MAY 3

Red Chevron Club entertainment, karaoke with John Mcglone, 8pm to 12am, 34 Elizabeth St., Guelph.

Elora Festival and Singers volunteers invite you to the 2019 annual giant book sale, Elora Curling Club, 5 to 9pm, $5 admission includes a voucher redeemable in books Sunday.

Open house, 9am to 3pm, come see the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association in action at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, Guelph. Free concert, 11:45am to 12:45pm in the auditorium.

Kinette Club of Drayton presents a sip and social ladies night, 7:30pm, Moorefield Community Centre. Tickets 519-291-8151.

The Fergus Legion is hosting a lobster bash and East Coast social, 6:30 to 11:30pm, $50 for lobster or prime rib. Tickets available at the branch. Everyone welcome.

Knox Presbyterian Church, Grand Valley, indoor yard sale, May 3 4 to 8pm, May 4 8am to 2pm.

Join us for an evening of entertainment for young and old, 7pm, Fergus North Canadian Reformed Church, Jamie Soles Live Concert. Tickets sold at door.

SAT. MAY 4

Knights of Columbus Council 8192 spaghetti dinner, St. Teresa of Avila Parish Hall, Elmira. Continous seating 6:30 to 8:30pm. Takeout at 6pm, $12 adults, $6 12 and under.

Elora Festival and Singers 2019 annual giant book sale, Elora Curling Club, 9:30am to 5pm, free admission.

A tribute to Johnny Cash, presented by Dundalk Agricultural Society, Optimist Centre, Holstein, 7:30pm. Tickets $35, groups of ten $32 each.

Proctor and Petunia, A Long and Winding Tale, Trinity United Church, Guelph, May 4 7:30pm, May 5 3pm. Matinee $20 through the Church office, 519-824-4800.

Guelph Township Horticultural Society plant sale and green legacy trees, Marden Community Centre, 8 to 11am.

Treasure Shop, a free good used clothing giveaway. Clothing, footwear, small house hold items, toys and books. Grace Christian Fellowship, Fergus, 9am to noon.

St. Mary's Church Elora bake/yard sale, 8am to 1pm.

Fergus Tennis Club open house and registration day, 10am to 3pm, Tower St. Courts. Barbecue, door prizes, racquet swap, program sign up and more. Everyone welcome.

International Female Ride Day is back for it's 5th year, Fergus arena, 11am to 3pm.

Creative Club finale, Grades SK to 3 are welcome to join, food, games, singing, and fun. Free, drop-off program from 10am to 12pm, Fergus North Canadian Reformed Church.

Highlands Youth for Christ in Erin, annual spring dinner, Hillsburgh Baptist Church, 5pm. Tickets $20, 519-323-6772.

Recycle and re-purpose former Camp Edgewood contents, 8am to noon, 49 Memorial St., Eden Mills. Proceeds to rare Charitable Research Reserve for Edgewood Trails Stewardship Fund.

Annual spring dinner, Hillsburgh Baptist Church, 5pm. Entertainment provided by local Magician Frank Santangelo, tickets $20, 519-323-6772.

Breakfast fundraiser, Arthur Door, 8 to 11am. Enjoy a hot breakfast with neighbours. Free will donation. All welcome.

SUN. MAY 5

Julia's 9th annual tea party and bake sale, 2 to 4pm, Puslinch Community Centre. All proceeds to the Children's Tumor Foundation. Admission is free, donations appreciated.

Elora Festival and Singers 2019 annual giant book sale, Elora Curling Club, 9:30am to 4pm, free admission.

Guelph Hiking Trail Club free guided kids hike, 1pm, from the Ignatius Centre. Snacks provided at the end. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required 519-224-0672.

MON. MAY 6

Euchre, Fergus Legion, 7:30pm, new players welcome.

Challenge Euchre, 7:30pm, Palmerston Legion upstairs hall, $5/person, must bring your partner. Light lunch provided.

TUES. MAY 7

Cribbage, Fergus Legion, 7pm, new players welcome.

WED. MAY 8

Euchre, Rockmosa Community Centre, 7pm, $5 admission, prizes and lunch to follow. Proceeds to support Juvenile Diabetes. Sponsored by Rockwood and District Lioness Club.

Food For Thought Mimosa Church Spring 2019 series, Wonders of Historic Cities, dinner 6:30pm, lectures 7:30 to 8:45pm. Free will offering, 519-855-4201. "Palermo - A Mosaic of Cultures."

Cowtown Lunch Bunch will host it's first once a month lunch, 12pm, Egremont Optimist Centre, Holstein. No cost. All welcome. Questions, contact Brenda Calder 519-334-3632.

THURS. MAY 9

Arthur Agricultural Society meeting, 7:30pm, Arthur Community Centre, lower hall. All welcome.

Elora Rocks lawn bowling club open house, 1 to 3pm and 6 to 8pm. 519-846-2492 or 519-843-4319.

Fergus Legion weekly Bingo, 7pm, hosted by the Fergus Legion Ladies Auxiliary. All welcome.

FRI. MAY 10

Elora Rocks lawn bowling club open house, 1 to 3pm and 6 to 8pm. 519-846-2492 or 519-843-4319.

Lawn and basement sale, May 10, 8am to 6pm, May 11, 8am to 1pm, Harriston United Church. Rain or shine. Lunch booth.

Perennial and bulb donations needed for a Horticultural Society plant sale. Please bring potted and labelled plants to 3 Industrial Dr. parking lot in Elmira, 6 to 8pm. Fundraiser.

SAT. MAY 11

Alma Community country dance, 8pm to 12am, Alma Community Centre, $12.50, dance to Marion's Country Band.

Elora and Salem Horticultural Society annual plant sale, 8 to 11am, The Elora Centre for the Arts. Great variety of local grown plants and compost available.

Elora Rocks lawn bowling club open house, 10am to 2pm and 6 to 8pm. 519-846-2492 or 519-843-4319.

Highland Rugby Summer Camp presents "Felted Scarves for Kids to Camp," 1 to 5pm, 160 Albert Street, Fergus. Make and take home a felted scarf. $65 includes materials, limited sapce, pre-register at 519-503-2311.

Elmira and District Horticultural Society plant sale fundraiser, 8am to 12pm, 3 Industrial Dr. parking lot in Elmira.

MON. MAY 13

Euchre, Fergus Legion, 7:30pm, new players welcome.

TUES. MAY 14

Royal City Quilters' Guild monthly meeting, 7 to 9pm, 577 Willow Road. Bill Stearman tells his stories with quilts.

Cribbage, Fergus Legion, 7pm, new players welcome.

WED. MAY 15

Arthur Legion general meeting, 7pm. Elections will be held.

Food For Thought Mimosa Church Spring 2019 series, Wonders of Historic Cities, dinner 6:30pm, lectures 7:30 to 8:45pm. Free will offering, 519-855-4201. "Avignon - The Babylonian Captivity."

Fergus Legion general meeting, 7:30pm, all members are encouraged to attend.

FRI. MAY 17

Euchre night, St. John's United in Belwood, 7:30pm.

SAT. MAY 18

Guelph Legion entertainment, Best and Friends will be playing, 2 to 5pm for your dancing pleasure. Donation at door.

Hillsburgh Garden Club annual plant sale, 8:30am to 1pm, great selection of annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Hillsburgh.

TUES. MAY 21

Tuesday luncheon, Gale Presbyterian Church, 11:30am to 12:30pm. Russian chicken with noodles, hot vegetable, bread, salad, rhubarb dessert with ice cream, beverage, $12.

WED. MAY 22

Taizé Service, St. James Anglican Church, 7pm, ecumenical service of song, prayer and meditation held in the beauty of candlelight. This month our theme is 'Free to Grow.'

FRI. MAY 24

Contra Summer Wonders, 8 to 10:30pm, St. James Anglican Hall, Fergus. Adults $15, students $12, youth free with adult. No experience required. Individuals welcome.

SAT. MAY 25

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

Groves Foundation Promo

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Elora legion dance, 7:30pm doors open, $12, Country Versatiles playing.

SUN. MAY 26

Paws in the Garden 2019, fundraiser for Cats Anonymous Rescue and Adoption. Advance tickets only, $35/person. Italian Canadian Club, Guelph. Hot buffet lunch, games and raffles, silent and live auction. For tickets contact 519-855-6850.

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer's, 1 to 2:30pm, registration opens at noon. Mount Forest Sports Complex, indoor walk, 519-742-8518 ext. 2019.

TUES. MAY 28

Guelph Horticultural Society general meeting and mini flower show, 7:30pm, Dublin Street United Church, Guelph. Guest Speaker: Martin Ford "Pocket Woodland Gardens and Pocket Landscapes." New members are welcome.

FRI. MAY 31

Ladies coffee hour, 9:30 to 11:30am, St. John's Anglican Church, Rockwood. Last Friday of the month, 519 856-9211.

Alma Optimist beef barbecue, 5 to 7pm, Alma Community Centre.

THURS. JUNE 13

Arthur Agricultural Society meeting, 7:30pm, Arthur Community Centre, lower hall. All welcome.

FRI. JUNE 14

Euchre night, St. John's United in Belwood, 7:30pm.

TUES. JUNE 18

Tuesday luncheon, Gale Presbyterian Church, 11:30am to 12:30pm. Cold ham, salads, bread, strawberry dessert, beverage, $12.

SAT. JUNE 22

Elora legion dance, 7:30pm doors open, $12, Bill Beattie playing.

SUN. JUNE 23

5k/10k run in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph. 9am at Guelph Lake Conservation Area. Register online.

WED. JUNE 26

Taizé Service, St. James Anglican Church, 7pm, ecumenical service of song, prayer and meditation held in the beauty of candlelight. This month our theme is 'Creativity.'

FRI. JUNE 28

Ladies coffee hour, 9:30 to 11:30am, St. John's Anglican Church, Rockwood. Last Friday of the month, 519 856-9211.

SAT. JUNE 29

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

Meeting to discuss a 50th class reunion for Arthur High School 1969 graduates. Lake Belwood, 519-747-9348 for more info.

SUN. JULY 7

Guelph Horticultural Society Garden Showcase Tour, rain or shine, 1 to 5:30pm. Tickets $10 for adults, children under 12 are free, no pets please.

THURS. JULY 11

Arthur Agricultural Society meeting, 7:30pm, Arthur Community Centre, lower hall. All welcome.

FRI. JULY 26

Alma Optimist beef barbecue, 5 to 7pm, Alma Community Centre.

SAT. JULY 27

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

Elora legion dance, 7:30pm doors open, $12, Country Versatiles playing.

THURS. AUG. 8

Arthur Agricultural Society meeting, 7:30pm, Arthur Community Centre, lower hall. All welcome.

SAT. AUG. 31

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

Elora legion dance, 7:30pm doors open, $12, Best and Friends playing.

SAT. SEPT. 14

Alma Community country dance, 8pm to 12am, Alma Community Centre, $12.50, dance to Country Ways.

TUES. SEPT. 24

Guelph Horticultural Society general meeting and mini flower show, 7:30pm, Dublin Street United Church, Guelph. Guest Speaker: Marion Jarvie "Late Summer and Fall Beauty."

WED. SEPT. 25

Elora and Salem Horticultural Society meeting, 7:30pm, Elora Public Library. Dr. Larry Peterson, professor emeritus, University of Guelph, will present “The Fascinating Biology of Orchids.” Everyone welcome, light refreshments provided.

FRI. SEPT. 27

Alma Optimist beef barbecue, 5 to 7pm, Alma Community Centre.

SAT. SEPT. 28

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

Elora legion dance, 7:30pm doors open, $12, Sunrise playing.

SAT. OCT. 12

Alma Community country dance, 8pm to 12am, Alma Community Centre, $12.50, dance to Country Versatiles.

SAT. OCT. 19

Elora legion dance, 7:30pm doors open, $12, Bill Beattie playing.

TUES. OCT. 22

Guelph Horticultural Society general meeting and mini flower show, 7:30pm, Dublin Street United Church, Guelph. Guest Speaker: Paul Zammit "Planning and Planting for All Seasons."

WED. OCT. 23

Elora and Salem Horticultural Society meeting, 7:30pm, Elora Public Library, Conrad Wheildon, Erin’s Pumpkin Guy and member of Giant Vegetable Growers of Ontario and Guelph Wellington Master Gardeners, will speak to our group about growing giant vegetables. Everyone is welcome; light refreshments will be provided.

SAT. OCT. 26

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

SAT. NOV. 9

Alma Community country dance, 8pm to 12am, Alma Community Centre, $12.50, dance to Bill Beattie.

TUES. NOV. 26

Guelph Horticultural Society annual holiday penny table, 7pm, Dublin Street United Church, Guelph. Guest Speaker: Michelle Goff "Outdoor Decorating for the Winter Season."

WED. NOV. 27

Elora and Salem Horticultural Society, 7:30pm, Elora Public Library, retired Master Gardener Julia Kron will present “I’ll Take Mine on the Rocks.” Everyone is welcome; light refreshments will be provided.

FRI. NOV. 29

Alma Optimist beef barbecue, 5 to 7pm, Alma Community Centre.

SAT. NOV. 30

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

Elora legion dance, 7:30pm doors open, $12, Sunrise playing.

SAT. DEC. 31

Elora legion dance, 6pm doors open, $50, Best and Friends playing.

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