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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, 9:30 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. OCT. 11

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

The Ballinafad Hall Board hosts euchre at the Ballinafad Community Centre, Erin, 7:30pm, bi-weekly. $3 per player. Coffee and tea served. All welcome. 905-866-7702 for information.

Theatre Orangeville presents Lunenberg, Oct. 11 to 28, 519-942-3423 for more information or see online.

Guelph Little Theatre presents Ordinary People, Oct. 11 to 22, 2pm and 8pm, 176 Morris St. Guelph. 519-821-0270 for more info.

Weekly bingo, 7pm, hosted by the Fergus Legion Branch 275 Ladies Auxiliary. All welcome.

FRI. OCT. 12

Pulled pork or chicken and mac dinner, Trinity United Church, Guelph, 5 to 8pm, entertainment starts at 7pm. $15/adults, $7/kids under 10 and free for under 4. Tickets through the office, 519-824-4800 ext 1. Eat in or take out.

Women's Conference, Bethel Baptist Church, Oct. 12 6:30 to 9pm, Oct. 13 9am to 2pm. $35, includes snack on Friday, plus snack and lunch on Saturday. Register by Oct. 5, 519-843-2890.

Minto Arts Counsel presents a basement cafe featuring Tantrix and Hayley Goreski, 8pm, Harriston Library, $20. Free coffee and tea. Wine and desserts available. 519-338-2497.

Wing night, Harriston Legion Branch, 6:30pm, $15 all you can eat, $10 for a lb, takeout add a $1. Call 519-338-2843 for more information. Enjoy good food and good fellowship.

Catholic Women's League euchre, St. Martin of Tours Parish Hall, 12 Union St., Drayton. Doors open 7pm, cards 8pm, $5, prizes, full lunch.

Join GRCA and community volunteers to clean the shore at Belwood Bridge. 9:30am to 12:30pm. Register online as an individual, family or team. 519-627-2763 ext. 2239 for more info.

SAT. OCT. 13

Arthur and District Chamber of Commerce 25th Anniversary, Arthur and Area Community Centre, cocktails 6pm, beef dinner 6:30pm. Guest speaker Darryl Sittler, NHL Alumni. Tickets $50, call 519-848-5603.

Alma Optimist dance, 8pm to midnight, Alma Community Centre, all welcome. 519-846-5413 for more information.

Art class, 10am to 1pm, Ebenezer United Church, Campbellville. Taught by Ruth Krankendonk. Bring a bag lunch, two dollar store canvases, paints and brushes, $25.

Fergus’ biggest 5k family run/walk for the children of Haiti, 9:30am start. Free brunch, great prizes. Registration forms at St. Andrew’s Church Office, Fergus, 519-843-3565.

Century Church Theatre presents 16th annual Bob Milne's Ragtime, 2:30pm and 8pm. Call for details. 519-855-4586.

Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s Around the World Gala, 5:30pm, Delta Conference Centre Guelph. Live and silent auction, entertainment and more. Contact Emilie at 519-826-9551 ext. 29 for more information.

Hot ham supper, Alma Community Centre, sponsored by St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 5 to 7pm. Adults $14, kids $6.

Crime Stoppers 2nd annual "It Takes A Village" one day event at Centre Wellington District High School, Fergus, 8:30am to 1:30pm. Adults and youth 14+ welcome. $20 admission, pre-registration required. See online for details.

Guelph Legion dance, Rob Martine will be playing for your dancing pleasure, 8 to 11pm. Members and one guest admitted free, non-members $10.

Eden Mills Community Club used book sale plus CDs, DVDs, vinyl and electronics. 9:30am to 1pm. Donations accepted Friday evening after 6pm.

Royal City Musical Productions eggs over Annie breakfast fundraiser. Saide's Kitchen, Guelph 9:30 to 11:30am. $15 for a full breakfast and coffee. Meet our Annie's and also enter for a chance to win two tickets to the show. 519-823-1767 for info.

Country hoedown evening and live auction, 7pm, Eden Mills Presbyterian Church. Tickets $10. 519-993-6901 or 519-856-4436.

SUN. OCT. 14

Walk at the Yorklands: Guided gentle walks on this lovely space, 2 to 3:30pm on the second Sunday of each month at the former Ontario Reformatory. Meet at the bus stop at 785 York Rd. Dogs on leash and stroller friendly. No washrooms on site.

Presentation by Wesley Harris and tour of exhibit of Mentor and Metalsmith - The Silver Art of Arthur Brecken and Wesley Harris, 2pm, Aboyne Hall, Wellington County Museum. Hosted by Wellington County Historical Society. 519-546-3450.

Mimosa United Church musical evening and anniversary service with The Kerr Family - Christine, Patricia and Robert and Robert Craft, 6:30pm. Refreshments to follow. 519-855-4201.

Arthur Legion country jamboree, 2 to 5pm at the legion.

Pet Value walk for dog guides, registration 12pm, walk 1pm, Boswell ball park. 519-943-5471 for more information.

181 anniversary of Knox Presbyterian Church Elora, 11am. Guest speaker Rev. Linda Ashfield. Lunch following service.

Catch the Ace progressive lottery, Fergus Legion Branch 275, draw held at 3pm.

MON. OCT. 15

Omegaminimakers (Ontario Miniature Enthusiasts of Guelph Area) club meeting, 1 to 3pm, Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk Street, Guelph.

Stone United Church roast beef dinner, 5 to 7pm, Rockmosa Community Centre, Rockwood. Takeout available at the door. Adults $20, kids 12 and under $9, pre-school free. 519-856-4765 for details.

Elmira and District Horticultural Society presents: Speaker David Galbraith Royal Botanical Gardens: The Rock Gardens-Then and Now. Trinity United Church, Elmira, 7:30 to 9pm. Members free; non-members $2. New members welcome.

Euchre, Fergus Legion Branch 275, 7:30pm, new players welcome.

TUES. OCT. 16

Luncheon at Gale Presbyterian Church, Elmira, 11:30am to 12:30pm. Harvest roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, bread, roasted vegetables, coleslaw, pumpkin dessert, beverage, $12.

Guelph Township Horticultural fall flower show, Marden Community Centre. Entries placed 6:30 to 7:30pm. Remember to enter your best family soup to taste and judge by those attending, 7:30pm, crackers and beverage provided.

Join us for the fall cycle of Guelph Connections concerts, enjoy Ton Beau Quartet. Concert is free/freewill offering, 4:30pm, St. George's Church, Guelph.

Senior's lunch, 12pm, Arkell United Church, Arkell. An afternoon of food, music, cards and fellowship. Contact the church at 519-821-7623 for more information.

Crib, Fergus Legion Branch 275, 7pm, new players welcome.

WED. OCT. 17

Mount Forest Horticulture Club potluck dinner and annual general meeting, 6:15pm, basement of the Mount Forest United Church. Small plant and garden sale instead of a raffle. Evening Speaker Shannon Wood Birds, Bees and Butterflies.

Fergus Horticultural Society meeting, Victoria Park Senior Centre, Fergus, 7:30pm. Speaker: Paul Kelly, Honey Bees.

Arthur Legion general meeting, 7pm.

In depth Bible Study led by Rev. Bob LaChance, 9:30 to 11:30am. All are welcome. Arkell United Church, 519-821-7623.

Fergus Legion Branch 275, general meeting, 7:30pm, new and existing members encouraged to attend.

Harriston and District Horticultural Society general meeting, 7:30pm, Harriston Seniors' Centre. Guest Speaker: Stefan van Muhlelen, Healthy Choices. Refreshments and door prizes.

Women's Community lunch. Every Wednesday at noon in the Butterfly Hall at St. James Church, Fergus. Free. All welcome.

St. Andrew's Pres. Church's Annual Turkey Supper at the Arthur Community Centre. 5-6:30pm. Adults: $15, 7-12: $7, 6 & Under: Free. Take outs available. Call 519-848-3516 by Tues., Oct. 16th for delivery.

THURS. OCT. 18

Arthur United Church women hosting coffee hour, 9:30 am. Speaker Cindy Krul Programs available at the local Library, feature, Janice Walsh and Evelyne Near Our Treasure Chests and special music by Helena Rooyakkers.

Annual fall ultimate rummage sale, Trinity United Church, Listowel. Oct. 18, 4 to 8pm, Oct. 19, 12 to 3pm and 6 to 8pm. Fill a bag for $5 on Friday evening. Electronic waste collection, Oct. 16 to 19, 10am to 4pm. 519-291-3460 for information.

Free screening of the new 'Fatal Flaws' documentary, exploring the impact of assisted suicide and euthanasia in Europe and North America. 7:30pm, Fergus North Canadian Reformed Church, Fergus. For more information 519-836-6311.

Weekly Bingo 7pm, hosted by the Fergus Legion Branch 275 Ladies Auxiliary. All welcome.

FRI. OCT. 19

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

Youth drop-in night, 7 to 9pm, Ebenezer United Church, Campbellville. All youth Grade 7 and up are welcome for an evening of food, fun and games and hanging out.

12th annual giant book sale, Friends of the Guelph Public Library, Oct. 19 to 21, 69 Huron Street Guelph. Fri. preview 1 to 4pm, $10 admission (kids free), 6 to 9pm, free admission, Sat. and Sun. 10am to 4pm, cash only.

Fall fling dance, Elora Legion, 7 to 11pm, tickets $10, cash bar. Proceeds to Victoria Park Seniors Centre. 519-846-9691 ext 204 for details. Tickets from cancelled April dance will be honoured.

Annual concert, Knox United Church, Clifford, featuring the 'Heritage of Faith' men's acapella choir, 7:30pm. Free will offering. Ham supper prior, 5 to 7pm. Advance tickets only. Adults $15, 12 and under $8, five and under free. 519-327-8362.

Arthur Legion wing night, all you can eat, $15. No takeout.

Better Breathers Respiratory support group meets the 3rd Friday of each month at the Guelph Royal Legion, 1 to 3pm.

Moorefield United take out pork dinner with all the trimmings. Pick up at Moorefield United Church, 5 to 7pm. Pre-order by October 15. Nancy: 519-638-2696 or Judy: 519-573-4852.

Johnny Cash tribute night, Fergus Legion, one night only, limited seating, $25 at door, $20 in advance, 8pm.

Knox-Calvin Presbyterian Church, Harriston annual roast beef dinner and quilt draw. One seating at 6pm. Take-outs available. $15 per person. Tickets call 519-338-2624.

SAT. OCT. 20

Guelph Legion cribbage tournament and silent auction, $20, two person teams, registration 10:30 to 11:30am. Start at noon. Food available. Pre-registration forms available at the Legion.

Learning Disabilities Association of Wellington County, 4th annual family conference, 8:30am to 3:30pm, St. James Catholic High School, Guelph. Free event, lunch and refreshments provided. Register online.

Fall festival, 10am to 3pm, Melville United Church, Fergus. Lunch all day, baking, meat pies, Christmas corner, attic treasures, vendors, books, silent auction, crafts. 519-843-3274.

Duff's Church Bazaar Ordinary to Unique, 10am to 1pm at the church. Tables include baking, country store, deli, stitchery, grandmas closet, kids and candy. Lunch available.

The Grand River Bead Society annual show and sale, 10am to 5pm, Evergreen Seniors Centre, Guelph. Oct. 20 and 21. Free parking, $3 admission. Door prizes, silent auction.

Guelph Legion entertainment, Best and Friends will be playing, 2 to 5pm for your dancing pleasure. Donation at door. Rob Martine will be playing 8 to 11pm in the lounge. Members and one guest will be admitted free, non-members $10.

Arthur Legion crib tournament, 1pm. 519-848-1106 for info.

Barrie Hill United Church turkey supper, sittings 4:30pm and 6pm. Takeout available from 4:30 to 6pm. Adults $20, under 12 $8, under 6 free. For tickets call Linda 519-856-9009.

Community tree planting, 10am, Riverside Park, 57 Wellington Street North, Drayton. Need volunteers. Trees for Mapleton. Contact Bruce Whale 519-748-7928.

Semi annual roast beef dinner, Knox Ospringe Church, starting at 5pm, three sittings. Tickets call Lisa 519-856-0594. Adults $17, kids $8. Takeout available, pre-ordered only.

Fergus fall market gift and vendor show, 10am to 3pm, Centre Wellington sportsplex. Swag bags to the first 50 shoppers. Admission by donation in support of Guelph Humane Society.

Belwood Lions Christmas craft sale at Belwood Hall, 9am to 2pm. Vendors galore and handmade one-of-a-kind crafts. Lunch booth and penny table.

Bethany United Church is celebrating 175 Years. Music night, 7 to 9pm. Worship celebration Sunday Oct. 21 10am, Old Pilkington Township, 4th Line East.

5th annual Arthur Agricultural Society farm toy and craft show, 10am to 3pm, Arthur Community Centre. Admission $3 adults, kid’s 12 and under free. For more info call 519-848-3079.

Les Willis Memorial mixed cribbage tournament, Fergus Legion, $20 per two person team, registration opens at 11:30am, play begins at 1 pm sharp, info 519-843-2345.

Arthur Legion karaoke, 8:30pm.

SUN. OCT. 21

Stone United Church 157 anniversary worship service, 9:45am, 5370 Guelph Eramosa Fourth line, Rockwood. Guest speaker Rev. Paul Miller, special choir music, lunch to follow service.

Ian Thomas concert, 2:30 to 4pm, St. James Lutheran church, Elmira. Tickets $32.29, available online, call church for details.

Jamboree, Harriston Legion, admission $5, doors open at noon. 1pm entertainment starts, supper $12, served at 4:30pm. Musicians, singers, dancers and spectators welcome. 519-338-2843 for more information.

Knox Presbyterian Church, Guelph presents the Burlington Welsh Male Chorus and soprano Marion-Samuel Stevens, 3pm. Proceeds to the Life Centre ministry of Royal City Evangelical Missionary Church. Tickets $20 for adults, $10 for students/children, available at door or through the church 519-821-0141.

155th anniversary of Knox Presbyterian Church Palmerston. Special service, 2pm. Guest speaker Rev. John Borthwick, music St. Andrews Choir Guelph. All welcome.

Everyone is invited to attend the 152nd anniversary of Palmerston United Church, 11am. Guest speaker Rev. Peter Hartmans, luncheon will follow this special event.

Catch the Ace progressive lottery, Fergus Legion Branch 275, draw held at 3pm.

MON. OCT. 22

Volunteers needed for Reading Rocks program to be held at St. Andrew's Church in Fergus. Starts Oct. 22 and runs for 8 weeks on Mondays and Wednesdays. Training is provided prior to start. High School students welcome. 519-848-3462.

Euchre, Fergus Legion Branch 275, 7:30pm, new players welcome.

TUES. OCT. 23

Guelph Horticultural Society general meeting and mini flower show, 7:30pm, Dublin Street United Church, Guelph. Speaker: Tara Nolan Raised Bed Revolution: Why Raised Beds Rule.

Seniors soup and sandwich lunch, 4th Tuesday of each month, Ebenezer United Church, Campbellville. Come for a bowl or two of tasty homemade soup, sandwiches, cards and games. 519-763-7707. Free will offering.

Guelph Horticultural Society general meeting and mini flower show, 7:30pm, Dublin Street United Church, Guelph. Guest speaker Tara Nolan Raised Bed Revolution: Why raised beds rule. New members welcome.

St. John Roman Catholic Church, harvest supper, 5 to 7pm, 160 Georgina Street, Arthur. Adults $15, kids 6 to 12 $7, five and under free. Takeout available, featuring roast beef and homemade desserts. Tickets at church office, 519-848-2108.

Join us for the fall cycle of Guelph Connections concerts, enjoy Luke Welch on the piano as he performs Beethoven, Chopin and Schumann. Concert is free/freewill offering, 4:30pm, St. George's Church, Guelph.

Fergus blood donor clinic, 2:30 to 7:30pm, Centre Wellington sportsplex. Book your appointment online or by calling 1-888-2DONATE. Walk ins welcome as well.

Fergus Legion paint nite, 7pm, painting is of poppies at the cliffs of Dover. $40 with a max of 40 participants. 519-846-5998 or 519-820-2006 for more information.

Crib, Fergus Legion Branch 275, 7pm, new players welcome.

WED. OCT. 24

Monthly meeting of the Elora and Salem Horticultural Society, 7:30pm, Elora Public Library. Columnist, author and garden guru David Hobson The Amazing Chelsea Flower Show. Light refreshments provided.

Palmerston United Church turkey supper, 215 James Street. Adults $15, 6 to 12 $7, 5 and under free. Sittings at 5 and 6:30pm. Tickets call 519-343-3620. Takeout 519-343-2836.

Afternoon out, 2pm, Arkell United Church, Arkell. Cards, sweets and more. Contact Ross at 519-822-6063.

THURS. OCT. 25

Weekly Bingo 7pm, hosted by the Fergus Legion Branch 275 Ladies Auxiliary. All welcome.

FRI. OCT. 26

Fergus fall colours contra dance, 8 to 10:30pm, St. James Anglican Church Hall, Fergus with caller Kris Rosar and live music by the band Lake Effect. Doors open 7:30pm, adults $15, students $10, youth free with adult. No experience required.

Arthur Legion silent auction, 5 to 7pm. For info call Nancy 519-848-5702.

Fall dinner, Arkell United Church, 5 and 6pm. Salads, cold cuts, home made dessert. Adults $15, kids 5 to 12 $7, under 5 free. Followed at 7 to 9pm with musical hootenanny. Sign up for your time in the spotlight or just sit and enjoy. 519-821-7623.

Knox Presbyterian Church Palmerston movie night, 7pm. Snack provided. Free will donation. All welcome.

SAT. OCT. 27

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

Knox Presbyterian Church Guelph 2nd annual fall festival, 10am to 2pm, free admission. Enter through the Chapel Lane Door (opposite Baker St. parking lot). Wheelchair accessible.

Mount Forest Legion anniversary banquet, legion hall meet and greet 5:30 to 7pm, dinner 7pm. Guest speaker first VP Garry Pond, tickets $25 at the legion.

Crime Stoppers Guelph Wellington community shredding event, 10am to noon, Wellington North Fire Service, Main Street Mount Forest.

Guelph Legion jam session, 2 to 5pm. All musicians are invited to join in the music. Donation at door.

Guelph Legion Halloween dance, 8 to 11pm. Prize for the best costume. $10 for non-members, members and one guest admitted no charge. JR will be you DJ for the evening.

Hospice Wellington open house, 9:30am to 12:30pm. Drop in and meet staff and volunteers. 795 Scottsdale Drive, Guelph, lower parking lot entrance. For more information 519-836-3921.

Country cupboard and bake sale, 11:30am to 1:30pm, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Mount Forest. Soup, sandwich, dessert and beverage $10. Start silent auction will end Nov. 30 at casserole lunch. Takeout available.

Zombies are invading Orton Community Park, 7:30pm. Test your bravery and see if you can walk the haunted path and avoid zombies. Not recommended for small children. Child friendly activities planned at the pavilion. All are invited to wear costumes. $5/person, $20/family up to six.

Annual beef barbecue supper, 5 to 7pm, Fergus Legion. Adults $16, kids (6 to 12) $8, 5 and under free, for tickets 519-843-2345.

SUN. OCT. 28

Barrie Hill United Church anniversary service, 10am. Guest Speaker Mark Auger will be sharing his 'Cancer Healing Spiritual Journey'. Lunch to follow. All welcome.

Elora handmade market, 10am to 3pm, Wellington County Museum and Archives. Locally handmade goods, food vendors and music. $2 admission supports Children's Foundation of Guelph-Wellington.

Katered by Kelly and F. Wilson Electric present The Soup Kitchen, 11am to 2pm, Grand Valley Community Centre. Soups, pies, butter tarts and treats. Paint a pumpkin or colour a picture, wear your costume for a treat. All proceeds to the Grand Valley Splash Pad.

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

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Catch the Ace progressive lottery, Fergus Legion Branch 275, draw held at 3pm.

MON. OCT. 29

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

TUES. OCT. 30

Join us for the fall cycle of Guelph Connections concerts, enjoy Hogtown Brass Quintet as they perform Gershwin, Bernstein and more. Concert is free/freewill offering, 4:30pm, St. George's Church, Guelph.

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

WED. OCT. 31

In depth Bible Study led by Rev. Bob LaChance, 9:30 to 11:30am. All are welcome. Arkell United Church, 519-821-7623.

Women's Community lunch. Every Wednesday at noon in the Butterfly Hall at St. James Church, Fergus. Free. All welcome.

THURS. NOV. 1

Weekly Bingo 7pm, hosted by the Fergus Legion Branch 275 Ladies Auxiliary. All welcome.

FRI. NOV. 2

Clifford Rotary Club 42nd annual homemade sauerkraut and pork dinner, Clifford Community Centre. Adults $15, kids under 11 $8. Supper between 4:30 and 7:30pm. Tickets available from Clifford Rotarians with limited tickets at the door.

SAT. NOV. 3

Holly Fair Bazaar, Trinity United Church, Guelph. Breakfast with Santa 8:30 to 9:45am, silent auction 8:30am to noon, lunch 10:30am to 1pm. 519-824-4800 ext. 1 for more information.

Puslinch Fiddle Orchestra presents Let's have a Ceilidh with old time fiddle music. Duff's Presbyterian Church, Puslinch. November 3 and 4, 2pm. Tickets call 519-763-9764 or 226-821-3008. Proceeds to Heart and Stroke Foundation. Refreshments and door prizes.

St. Joseph's annual bazaar, 10am to 1pm, 760 St. David Street North, Fergus. Hot lunch 11:30am to 1pm, baking, loonie table, silent auction, local vendors and more. 519-843-5849.

The Optimist Club of Centre Wellington-Fergus annual bazaar, 10am to 2pm, Fergus Rugby Club. $7 chili lunch, eat in or take out. Free admission. 519-787-0298 or 519-993-0454 for more info.

SUN. NOV. 4

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

Jam Session, music and dancing, 1 to 5pm, main hall, Fergus Legion. Admission $5 per person or $15 admission includes a roast beef dinner. Catch the Ace progressive lottery draw, 3pm.

MON. NOV. 5

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

Euchre, Fergus Legion Branch 275, 7:30pm, new players welcome.

TUES. NOV. 6

Join us for the fall cycle of Guelph Connections concerts, enjoy Trio Moyen. Concert is free/freewill offering, 4:30pm, St. George's Church, Guelph.

Crib, Fergus Legion Branch 275, 7pm, new players welcome.

THURS. NOV. 8

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

The Ballinafad Hall Board hosts euchre at the Ballinafad Community Centre, Erin, 7:30pm, bi-weekly. $3 per player. Coffee and tea served. All welcome. 905-866-7702 for info.

The Philosopher Kings will bring their signature high energy performance style to the 6th annual Inspiration Guelph fundraiser, 7pm, River Run Centre. Proceeds to The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington Free to Play Program.

Weekly Bingo 7pm, hosted by the Fergus Legion Branch 275 Ladies Auxiliary. All welcome.

SAT. NOV. 10

Alma Optimist dance, 8pm to midnight, Alma Community Centre, all welcome. 519-846-5413 for more information.

Guelph Horticultural Society pruning workshop with Martin Ford, 1 to 4pm, 39 Emslie Street, Guelph. $20 per person, limited spots. Contact 519-826-0310 to reserve, or for more information.

Duff's Harvest ham supper, Puslinch Community Centre. Dinner 5 and 7pm, entertainment and seating 4:30 and 6:30pm. Adults $18, couples $35, youth 6 to 10 $10, under 6 free. Tickets contact Brenda Law 519-767-2462 or Duff's 519-763-1163.

Mount Carmel-Zion United Church presents harvest and holly bazaar and lunch, 10:30am to 1pm, Puslinch Community Centre. Free admission and parking. Nonperishable food donation to Chalmers Community Services is appreciated.

SUN. NOV. 11

Catholic Women’s League annual Christmas bazaar and tea, 10am to 2pm, Holy Rosary Parish hall, Guelph. Bake table, silent auction, raffle prizes, children’s corner and more. Proceeds benefitting those in need in our community.

TUES. NOV. 13

Join us for the fall cycle of Guelph Connections concerts, enjoy Madawaska Quartet as they perform Quartets by Haydn and Shostakovich. Concert is free/freewill offering, 4:30pm, St. George's Church, Guelph.

Royal City Quilters' Guild monthly meeting, 7 to 9pm, Three Willows Church, Guelph. Come and explore the world of Martha's Minis with Martha Schillingerhoud.

WED. NOV. 14

Euchre, Rockmosa Community Centre, 7pm, $5, prizes and lunch to follow. Proceeds towards Guelph General Hospital. Sponsored by Rockwood and District Lioness Club.

Neighbourhood fellowship drop-in, 10:30am to 1pm. Free coffee, tea, soup lunch and fellowship. Faith Lutheran Church, 290 Belsyde Ave. Fergus. 519-843-5030.

FRI. NOV. 16

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

Messy Church, 5:30 to 7pm, Barrie Hill United Church, 5702 Wellington Road 29. Stories, crafts, food and fun. All ages. Everyone welcome, 519-763-0299.

Better Breathers Respiratory support group meets the 3rd Friday of each month at the Guelph Royal Legion, 1 to 3pm.

MON. NOV. 19

Omegaminimakers (Ontario Miniature Enthusiasts of Guelph Area) club meeting, 1 to 3pm, Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk Street, Guelph.

TUES. NOV. 20

Luncheon at Gale Presbyterian Church, Elmira, 11:30am to 12:30pm. Meat loaf, potatoes, salad, hot vegetable, bread, apple dessert, beverage, $12.

WED. NOV. 21

Fergus Agricultural Society presents DIY wood sign workshop a Fergus Fall Fair fundraiser. 7pm, Elora Legion. Tickets call Rebecca 519-400-3609.

THURS. NOV. 22

Guelph Little Theatre presents Firebird, Nov. 22 to Dec. 2, 2pm and 7:30pm, 176 Morris St. Guelph. 519-821-0270.

FRI. NOV. 23

Fergus contra dance, 8 to 10:30pm, St. James Anglican Church Hall, Fergus with caller Lyn Allan and musicians Ian Bell (Paris) and Willie Henry. Doors open 7:30, adults $15, students $10, youth free with adult. No experience required.

SAT. NOV. 24

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

Guelph Legion Christmas craft and bake sale, 10am to 2:30pm. Free parking, free admission. Bake table, touch and take, lunch canteen and our famous meat pies available for sale.

Rockwood and District Lioness craft and bazaar sale, 9am to 1pm, Rockmosa Community Centre. Free admission, donations to the Food Bank accepted. 519-856-9419 for info.

TUES. NOV. 27

Guelph Horticultural Society annual holiday penny table and Christmas social, 7pm, Dublin Street United Church, Guelph. New members welcome.

WED. NOV. 28

Monthly meeting of the Elora and Salem Horticultural Society, 7:30pm, Elora Public Library. James Graham, Old Fashioned Favourites. Light refreshments provided.

THURS. NOV. 29

Theatre Orangeville presents A Christmas Story, Nov. 29 to Dec. 23, 519-942-3423 for more information or see online.

FRI. NOV. 30

Alma Optimist beef barbecue, 5 to 7pm, Alma Community Centre, $15. 519-846-5413 for more information.

SAT. DEC. 1

Christmas market place, St. James Anglican Church, Fergus, 11am to 2pm. Baking, Christmas gift baskets, crafts, Christmas decorations and draws. Lunch: Homemade meat pies, salad and squares. Adults $9, children $4.50.

THURS. DEC. 6

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

The Ballinafad Hall Board hosts euchre at the Ballinafad Community Centre, Erin, 7:30pm, bi-weekly. $3 per player. Coffee and tea served. All welcome. 905-866-7702 for information.

TUES. DEC. 11

Renowned Canadian fiddler, Scott Woods and his band will be presenting old time Christmas, 7pm, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Fergus. Advanced tickets can be purchased at the church office. Adults $25, kids $10. More info call 519-843-3565.

WED. DEC. 12

Neighbourhood fellowship drop-in, 10:30am to 1pm. Free coffee, tea, soup lunch and fellowship. Faith Lutheran Church, 290 Belsyde Ave. Fergus. 519-843-5030.

FRI. DEC. 14

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

Festive Revels: Contra meets english country, 6 to 10:30pm, St. James Church Hall, Fergus. Encouraged to wear clothing from a bygone era. Potluck food, sing carols (bring instruments) and dance to calls by Sarah Scroggie with music by Richard Schweitzer and friends. Adults $8, students $5.

SAT. DEC. 15

Alma Optimist dance, 8pm to midnight, Alma Community Centre, all welcome. 519-846-5413 for more information.

TUES. DEC. 18

Luncheon at Gale Presbyterian Church, Elmira. $15 advance tickets only, 2 seating times. Carved turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, roll, gravy, hot vegetables, cranberry salad, dessert, beverage.

THURS. FEB. 14

Theatre Orangeville presents Across the Pond The British Invasion, Feb. 14 to March 3, 519-942-3423 for more information or see online.

THURS. MARCH 28

Theatre Orangeville presents Off the Grid, March 28 to April 14, 519-942-3423 for more information or see online.

THURS. MAY 2

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

 

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