To email me an Event for posting, or if any information is incorrect or if a LINK is not working, contact me at: email@example.com =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=++=+=+=+ Wednesday, April 25 - deadline Renfrew County 55+ Senior Summer Games 2018 are coming to the area May 1 - 31. They will be held in venues throughout Renfrew County and the events include lawn bowling, swimming, euchre tournaments, walking, shuffle board, golf, tennis, darts, bridge, carpet bowling, pickle ball and more. For more information phone 613-628-1272 or CLICK HERE!! Must be registered by April 25!! Wednesday, April 25 ~ at the Cobden Legion. 5 to 7pm, Open Jam. Bring your musical instrument and your vocals, a fun session. Call Simon Tunley at 613-646-7364 for information.
Wednesday, April 25, 7pm ~ at the Cobden Legion The jackpot in the Cobden Legion'sCATCH THE ACE progressive raffle lottery is dependent on ticket sales. There is a weekly cash prize plus a chance to win the main jackpot. A draw is made at 7pm every Wednesday evening in the Legion club room. Tickets are only $5.00 at the Legion and can be purchased daily during regular Legion hours. April 18, a ticket belonging to Ray St.Louis was selected, Ray did not find the Ace of Spades but won $64 for having his ticket selected. Next draw, April 25 with $1100 Jackpot. For more information, phone 613-646-7914 or www.CobdenLegion.ca HELP SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY!!
Wednesday, April 25, 7 to 10pm The Beachburg Lions Club holds a Weekly Bingo in the Lion's Club Hall. Doors open at 6PM. This is a chip bingo, no dauber required. There are 15 regular games and 6 specials. The jackpot starts at 50 numbers and the numbers go up each week until a bingo is won. Jackpot prize is $250. Consolation prize is $25. Wednesday April 25, 7:30pm~ at the Cobden Legion Play some friendly pool at the Cobden Legion. The game is 9-ball and is open to everyone. $6 / player.
Wednesday, April 25 to May 2, 7:30 to 10:30pm There will be 4-Hand Euchre at the Cobden Curling Club starting on Wednesday, April 11 and ending on May 2 at 7:30 PM. Cost is $4/person. There will be a light lunch included. For more information, call 613-633-8910
Thursday, April 26, 1:30pm Beachburg Horticultural Society invites everyone to our April Meeting at Beachburg Lion’s Hall. Program : Demonstration on Floral Designs by Dorothy Morrison. Light lunch to follow. New members and visitors welcome. 613-582-3441
Thursday, April 26, 7:30pm ~ at the Cobden Legion Every Thursday night, play Six Hand Open Euchre. Play is open to everyone. Come out and enjoy an evening of cards and social fun. $3 per player. This is the last night for now.
Friday, April 27 - deadline Would you like to be involved with our WBCHC? We are seeking Board Members who have a strong desire and commitment to improve the health and well-being for all members of our community, and especially for those who experience health inequities. Applications to be submitted by April 27. To see a poster with more information and how to apply, CLICK HERE.
Friday, April 27, 9am to 4pm SUPERKIDZ DAY OFF, Deep Sea Adventure, held at the Cobden Pentecostal Church. Many activities your child will enjoy. For more information or to register, call 613-646-2332 or email firstname.lastname@example.org To see a flyer with much more information, please CLICK HERE!!
Friday/Saturday, April 27/28 Team Dunbar is once again Fundraising in support of Hospice Renfrew. April 27th, 8am-8pm, April 28th, 8am-3pm HUGE INDOOR YARD SALE AT DUNBAR'S FARM, 1822 Queens Line, Foresters Falls -BBQ - BAKE SALE - RAFFLE BASKETS - TV DRAW Donations of gently used items for the sale will be accepted from the public April 15th-26th by pre-arranging drop off with Bert Dunbar, 613-732-0522. Thank you for your support!
Friday, April 27, 4 to 7pm ~ at the Cobden Legion Chicken Wings, Fish, Chicken Strips & French Fries available in the Clubroom. Take out is available. For more information or to phone an order in for pick-up, contact the Legion at 613-646-7914. CLICK HERE for MENU
Friday, April 27, 7 to 10pm WESTMEATH TWEEN DANCE, for 8 to 15 year olds, $5, spread the word!!
Friday, April 27, 8 to 11pm St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Cobden is hosting a Trivia Night at the Cobden Legion. The cost is $60/team with a maximum of 6 per team. This licensed event includes a live music trivia category. To register, call Dale 613-433-5955.
Saturday, April 28 Wish Dale Black a happy birthday if you see him out and about!
Saturday, April 28, 7pm start TRIVIA NIGHT at Micksburg Community Centre, 2769 Micksburg Road. Doors will be open at 6pm. $10 per person, tables of 4 or 6. Light snacks provided. Refreshments available!! To reserve a table, call 613-735-1637. Come out for an evening of fun!! Proceeds towards replacing heating system.
Saturday, April 28, 8:30pm AMBUSH ON TOUR • in the Cobden Agricultural Hall, 43 Astrolabe Rd, Cobden. $15 at the door, no advance ticket sales. Restricted dance, must be 19 years old, photo ID required. Sponsored by the Cobden Ag Society. For more info, 613-646-2481
Saturday, April 28 ~ at the Cobden Legion 9:30pm to 1:30am • entertainment, Matt Haycock
Monday, April 30 Township of Whitewater Region, Second Installment of Interim 2018 Tax Bill is due to-day. Monday, April 30, Civinette Bingo Every Monday night at the TOWNSHIP OFFICE below council chambers in Cobden. Doors open at 6:15 PM, Bingo at 7pm Progressive Game - $1406 in 37#'s Toonie Pot - $38 Jack Pot - $500 in 54#'s Wednesday, May 2, 11:30am to 1pm Soup and Sandwich Lunch at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Parish Hall in LaPasse, Ontario. Homemade soups, cold meats, (freshly cooked), buns, vegetables, fruit, pickles and all the trimmings plus fresh desserts. $7 per person, please remember we will accept non-perishable food or cash for the Food bank. Proceeds towards ongoing projects!!!
Wednesday, May 2, 12noon A regular Pot Luck Lunch and Games meeting of the Cobden & District Seniors Club will take place in the Community Room, lower level of the Whitewater Region Municipal Office on the Main Street in Cobden. Entrance to the building and parking is from the rear of the building. Renfrew County Paramedics will be present to carry out Wellness Assessments consisting of checking your blood pressure, blood oxygen levels, glucose levels, pulse rate and answer questions. Everyone 55 and over is welcome!!
Wednesday, May 2, 6:30 to 8:30pm The Opeongo High School Music and Drama Departments will present their Arts Extravaganza Concert, Craft, Auction and Bake Sale at Opeongo High School from 6:30 - 8:30 PM. Many musical selections will be performed by our awesome blended instrumental classes, our guitar club, and by small group and solo artists, including the Rough Cut Diamonds and the new band the Riverside Boys. Also performing will be our nationally acclaimed and multi-award winning Concert Band and Jazzcats Vocal Group. Students from our Drama classes will also be putting on skits. There will be an auction, rummage, bake sale and craft sale. Door prize tickets will also be for sale $2 each, or 3 for $5. All proceeds of the concert are going towards taking our students to various competitions, activities and events, and purchasing new instruments, etc. Friday, May 4, 7pm Spring Concert at St.Andrew’s United Church, Beachburg. Featuring: Valley Harmonizers, Concert Choir & Guests. Special Guest: Local Song Writer & Musician Bill Donnelly. Tickets: Advance $10 BeachWest Pharmacy or 582-3548, Door $12 Light Lunch to follow. Saturday, May 5, 8am 7th Annual Beachburg Community Yard Sale, 30+ Yard sales, Breakfast, BBQ Lunch, Sidewalk Sales, Flea market. Contact Loreyna to sign up, 613-582-3319 or email@example.com To see a flyer with more information, please CLICK HERE! Saturday, May 5, 9am As part of the Community Yard Sale in Beachburg on Sat. May 5th (starting at 8a.m.), St. Andrew’s United Church will be having a BBQ from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in their parking lot with hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks for sale. Tables are also available in the parking lot for vendors to rent. To rent a table for $20 or 2 for $30, contact either Grace Stephen 613-582-3548 or Leanne Canniff 613-582- 3424.
Saturday, May 5, 6:30pm Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at the Cobden Agricultural Hall, 43 Astrolabe Road, Cobden. Those Phantom Knights present ‘Knock ‘Em Dead’. An immersive musical murder mystery with chicken breast buffet dinner. Social time 6:30pm, Dinner & Theatre 7:00pm. Tickets are $25.00 per person (advance only). Buy your tickets by Monday, April 30/18 by calling 613-646-2481. Dress code is Broadway Revival (if you wish to dress up). Get a group together for an evening of fun! Sponsored by the Cobden Agricultural Society.
Saturday, May 5 ~ at the Cobden Legion 9:30pm to 1:30am • entertainment, Cari on Band
Sunday, May 6, 2 to 4pm SPRING IN THE VALLEY, fiddle and step dancing party, presented by the Micksburg Community Hall!! With Barry & Tony Gilchrist, Peter Dawson, The History Buffs and Carol Kennedy. Advance tickets only, $20. For tickets, call Sam at 613-732-9432. Light refreshments during intermission.
Monday, May 7, Noon The Seniors Luncheon at noon at Grace United Church, Cobden, is held on the first Monday of each month. Come out and join us for lunch and entertainment. Bring a friend. Tuesday, May 8, 7pm An inaugural meeting of the brand new Whitewater Singers will be held at the Westmeath Rec Centre Hall. Qualifying to join the Singers is easy as no prior choral experience is needed. You do not have to be able to read music and there are no auditions, all that is needed is a love for singing. For a flyer with more information, please CLICK HERE. Wednesday, May 9, 6:30 to 8pm We have a very exciting night planned at Beachburg Public School in which parents and students can participate in some interactive technology stations! Please see the attached poster for more details and be sure to return the RSVP to the Beachburg Public School office. Participating families will be entered to win a $100 Staples Gift Card! This event is made possible from the Ministry of Education's PRO-Grant. Please CLICK HERE for a poster with more info and RSVP form. Wednesday, May 9, 7pm - deadline The Cobden Curling Club is having a Sign & Sip Fundraiser Night at the Cobden Curling Club. Signs are made using a stencil so no artistic talent is needed! The cost is $55.00 per person. For those of you on Facebook, there is an event called "Cobden Curling Club Sign & Sip" and it will give you more information and payment can be made easy by e-transfer (needs to be done prior to the event). If you are not on Facebook but are interested in seeing the stencil options available, please contact Miranda Mulligan at 613-717-0364 as she has the stencils printed for viewing. She can also answer any questions you may have. If you do not do online banking, please contact Miranda or Heather for options. Tickets must be purchased and paid for by Wednesday, May 2.
Thursday, May 10, 1:30pm Caressant Care Retirement HomeMOTHER'S DAY TEA! Enjoy entertainment by Ken Smith & friends. Non-resident cost $10. RSVP Laurie Graham at 613-646-2109 Thursday, May 10, 6 to 8pm The COBDEN CRUISERS, local car enthusiasts, will be at the Country Kitchen Restaurant just east of Cobden to show off their pride and joy and enjoy an excellent meal at the restaurant. Hot rods show up, restorations, modifieds and interesting newer cars. The Cruise-in is held every second Thursday. Drop in, enjoy the cars and have a snack in the restaurant. For more information go to: www.CobdenCruisers.ca Friday, May 11, 7pm Everyone is welcome to the PROVERBSin concert at the Beachburg Pentecostal Church, Beachburg Road Rd, Beachburg. Free will offering! For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-582-3699 Saturday, May 12, 6 & 7pm - deadline A Waffle Bar and Variety Show will be held at the Whitewater Wesleyan Community Church at 42 Cedar Haven Rd., Cobden. Times are: Waffle Bar at 6pm and Variety Show at 7pm. Free-will donations will be accepted for the Edmonton 2018 Mission Team. Please RSVP by May 6th to 613-646-2020 or email@example.com Saturday, May 12 ~ at the Cobden Legion 9:30pm to 1:30am • entertainment, Braedon Vincent
Wednesday, May 16, Noon to 1pm Westmeath Riverview Seniors Monthly Soup & Sandwich will be held in the Westmeath Community Hall. Delicious home made soups, breads & buns, non-processed meats, veggie platters, pickles, cheese and scrumptious home made desserts - all for $8.00 per person. Non-perishable items for the local food bank are accepted. Everyone is invited!
Thursday, May 17, 1 to 3pm Drop in Bereavement Support Group at Renfrew Public Library (Basement Program Room). This Renfrew Hospice monthly peer support drop in program provides an immediate opportunity to connect and share with others who are journeying through the wilderness of grief. A peer support group, for all losses, is facilitated by trained volunteers who have also experienced grief and loss. There is no cost to attend. Light refreshments will be served. For questions, please call Tracey Cummings, 613-433-3993, ext 2237 To see a flyer for this event, please CLICK HERE!! Friday, May 18 - deadline Whitewater Historical Society is offering a JOB OPPORTUNITY at Ross Museum for a summer student from June 4 to August 26th, 2018. Hours of work 6 hours per day 6 days per week. Applicant must have good computer and interpersonal communication skills. Must possess ability to use social media to promote events and exhibits of Ross Museum. Should be able to work both independently and with a variety of volunteers. Will be required to assist in upkeep of museum, grounds and Resource Centre. Must be able to demonstrate an interest in local history and provide programs to include children’s activities with historical relevance. Proper dress code is required. Email resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.orgDeadline to apply May 18th, 2018 Saturday, May 19, 7:30 to 11am COMMUNITY BIG BREAKFASTat the Westmeath Community Centre. Cost: Adults $9, Children 5 to 10 years old, $5, 4 years and under FREE! YARD SALE from 8am to 2pm. CLICK HERE for a flyer with more information!! Saturday, May 19, 8am to Noon The Cobden Farmers Market is open every Saturday morning from 8am until Noon at the Cobden Fairgrounds. You will find fresh garden and farm produce, (in season) home baking and unique crafts being offered. Refreshments are available, drinks, full breakfasts or a lunch! All customers are welcome to fill out a ballot which may win a $20 voucher to be used at the Market. You do not have to be present for the 11am draw. Make a morning of it!! Saturday, May 19 ~ at the Cobden Legion 9:30pm to 1:30am • entertainment, Humdingers
Wednesday, May 23, 7pm Join in supporting the Whitewater Library with a SIGNANDSIP Fundraiser to be held at the Oaks of Cobden. Doors open at 6:30pm. Price is only $55. Tickets on sale until May 16 For more info and to register, contact Isabel at 613-432-7483 On Facebook, check out the page "Out of the Woods Foresters Falls with Heather". To see an event poster, CLICK HERE Saturday, May 26 This is a fundraising event for the Canadian Cancer Society. The 3rd Annual Git'er Done Mud Run is a 6k, obstacle mud run taking place at the world famous Wilderness Tours resort on the Ottawa River. Once you fight your way through the obstacles and mud and you've completed the run, you have the option to take on a range of extreme challenges at Wilderness Tours, for a special rate, and even stay the night on site. Stay for the day. Stay for the weekend! It’s a mud run that meets some of the wildest water in North America. And we know you can Git ‘Er Done for a great cause! For more information and to register online, go to: www.giterdonemudrun.ca
Saturday, May 26 ~ at the Cobden Legion 3pm to 6pm • entertainment, Ray Stoppa and Friends Saturday, May 26 ~ at the Cobden Legion 9:30pm to 1:30am • entertainment, Rock Jam with Nat Leach
Sunday, May 27, 2 to 4pm The Riverview Seniors Social Club are hosting a Spring Tea, 2 pm to 4 pm on Sunday, May 27th at the Westmeath Community Hall. The theme is “Celebration of Spring”. There will be a silent auction. If you (or your business) have an article to contribute, please contact Linda Bromley at 613-587 4568 or Judy Hunter at 613-582-3719. Items can also be dropped off at the hall on Sat. May 26th between 10 a.m. and 2p.m. The proceeds from this silent auction are in support of Hospice Renfrew. Tickets ($15) are available from most members of the Riverview Seniors Social Club. Sunday, May 27, 4:30 to 6:30pm BBQ PORK ON A BUN with baked beans, coleslaw, drink and dessert. This event will be held in the Trinity United Church, 1982 Foresters Falls Road. Adults • $12, Children under 12 • $6 Take-out is available. ALL WELCOME!!