JACK 92.3 COMMUNITY EVENTS

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EVENTS

 

Sept 21 – Lanark Country Interval House present the Take Back The Night March. gathering begins at 6:30 in the park behind Carleton Place town hall, with the rally and march set to begin at 7pm. This is a family friendly, inclusive and accessible event for all to join! We hope to see you there. For inquiries, contact their Public Education Coordinator at 613-257-3469 ext 63 or visit http://lcih.org/take-back-the-night/

 

Sept 21 – 4:00pm – 10:00pm – 8th Annual Girls Night Out – Register at Rideau Heartland Centre, 23 Beckwith St. N. – Sponsored by Smiths Falls Downtown Business Association (DBA) MORE INFO HERE Remember to click “GOING” to be entered into a draw for $100 DBA dollars that you can use the night of the event!

 

Sept 21 – 6:00pm – 8:00pm – Cruise Night – Wal-Mart Parking Lot, 114 Lombard St. – Final Night

 

Sept 21 – OPP 911 Communications Centre: Job Fair and Info Session. Perth Legion 1-3pm. MORE INFO HERE

 

Sept 22 – Army Navy Airforce Club, 315 Townline Road, Carleton Place invites you to a Chilli Dinner Friday from 5-7pm.10 oz bowl with buns and cherry pie $7. Take out available. Everyone welcome.

 

Sept 23 – The Perth Lioness club is once again busy making apple pies in time for Thanksgiving. The cost is: 5 pies for $45, or $10 each. Contact Edna Coutts @ 613 267-2744 to place your order before Sept. 23rd

 

Sept 23 – The Brett Pearson Run, for your life works to bring suicide and substance abuse out of the shadows and into the light. 9am-1pm in Carleton Place. More info here facebook.com/BrettPearsonRunForYourLife

 

Sept 23 – Sept 23 – 3rd Annual Barn Dance & BBQ at the Lombardy Agricultural Society Barn. Enjoy a mouth watering BBQ hip of Beef Dinner complete with baked potatoes, baked beans and our ladies divisions famous homemade pies! Dinner served 5-7pm. Live Auction 7pm. Live entertainment by Doubleback fron 8pm- 12 midnight. Dinner & Dance $25. Under 12 years $10. Cash bar. Fundraiser for the Lombardy Agricultural Society Main Hall Upgrades. Tickets in advance at the Roosteraunt, Impression Printing, Smiths Farm Equipment, Bennet’s Bait And Tackle, Jimmy’s Snack Shack or by calling Mary at 613-283-4730.

 

Sept 23 – 3rd Annual Barn Dance & BBQ at the Lombardy Agricultural Society Barn. Enjoy a mouth watering BBQ hip of Beef Dinner complete with baked potatoes, baked beans and our ladies divisions famous homemade pies! Dinner served 5-7pm. Live Auction 7pm. Live entertainment by Doubleback fron 8pm- 12 midnight. Dinner & Dance $25. Under 12 years $10. Cash bar. Fundraiser for the Lombardy Agricultural Society Main Hall Upgrades

 

Sept 23 – The Alzheimers Society of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville are hosting their third annual Country Dance at 7:30 at the Perth Civitan Club on hwy 43, Perth. Great dancing, silent auction, draws and light lunch. Harry Adrain, George Chenier, Clarence Fralic and other talented muscians performing. Tickets available at all Day program sites or by calling Wanda 613-285-5718 or Bobbi-Jo 1-866-576-8556 ext 226 Tickets are $10. and all profits benefiting local programs for music and art therapy.

 

Sept 24 – Paws for Laws. Pledge forms and more info at lanarkanimals.ca

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Sept 24 – 9:00am – 9th Annual Smiths Falls 5K Harvest Run – Sport X – Presented by Smiths Falls Firefighter’s Association – Cost 4 pieces of non-perishable food for the Smiths Falls Community Food Bank

 

Sept 24 – 1:00pm – 4:00pm – Open House Bingo – Willowdale Retirement Centre – RSVP by phoning 613-283-0691

 

Sept 24 – 12 noon – Lasange Lunch and Bid Euchre – Centennial Hall, Rosedale Rd. – Lunch $10; Eurchre at 1:00pm $5 – hosted by the Montague Forget-Me-Not seniors

 

Sept 27 – Open House-

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Sept 29 – Smiths Falls Community Theatre presents Georgette Fry with her back up band for an evening of Jazz, Blues and Beyond. Fri. Sept 29 @ 8pm. Tickets $30 at Special Greetings – cash; Info or orders 613-283-0300 or smithsfallstheatre.com

 

Sept 30 – Ashton United Church Fall Luncheon, Bake Sale and Bazaar from 11am til 1pm. Adults $8, children $4 and under 5 free.

 

Oct 13-22 – Smiths Falls Community Theatre presents “Who Dunit?”, a comedy-mystery by C. B. Gilford. Tickets $20/10. Info or orders 613-283-0300 or smithsfallstheatre.com

 

Oct 14 – A Beatles Tribute! a benefit concert and dance for the Smiths Falls Community Hospital Foundation’s Ultrasound Campaign at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 95, 7 Main St. E., Smiths Falls from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, October 14. Tickets are just $10 each. To order call the hospital foundation at 613-283-9743.

 

Oct 20 – Athens United Church Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings and home baked pies. 4:30-6:30pm. Adults $13.50, children 6-12 yrs $6 and cioldrens 5 and under free. Take out available.

 

Oct 21 – Enjoy a delicious local foods buffet dinner on Saturday, October 21 at Lombardy Hall, hosted by the Rideau Environmental Action League. REAL’s annual “dinner with a difference” celebrates our area’s local food producers. Catered by Laurie Anne Brennan, the dinner will feature music by The Giocoso Strings and a silent auction. During the cocktail hour, meet some local producers at our appetizer tasting stations, and sample some local beers and Ontario wines at the cash bar. Tickets are $60, $55 if purchased by September 22nd, are available at in Smiths Falls at Modern Thymes or the REAL Deal Store, or by calling 283-9966. Tickets include a $20 charitable receipt for your support of environmental action in our community. See www.REALaction.ca for more.

 

Nov 9 – Fairview Manor on 75 Spring at Almonte will be hosting their Annual Bazaar and Chili Luncheon from 9-1:30 pm. Lunch will be served form 11-1:30 pm. at a cost of $6.00. Contact Sheila Lefebvre at 613-256-3113 x2908

 

TFN – Lacrosse Exhibit Visits Merrickville Blockhouse Museum. Until Thanksgiving Weekend, the Merrickville Blockhouse Museum has from the Akwesasne Museum a lacrosse exhibit, which focuses on the spiritual side of lacrosse and its origins in the Sky-World.

 

On Going- The Mississippi Mills Public Library is providing a Technology Facilitator working out of both the Almonte Branch and the Pakenham Branch. One-on-one computer sessions. Bring your devices, your questions and she’ll help you navigate all the ins and outs from sending emails to YouTube. The tutor will also be offering a variety of different workshops and information sessions on technology issues: computer basics, downloading e-books and audio books, social media, and the latest technology trends. It’s all free! Call either branch (Almonte 613-256-1037 or Pakenham 613-624-5306) to learn more.

 

On Going- Open Mike at the Carleton Place Legion, every Friday night from 7pm to 11pm. All welcome to take the mic and show your stuff. Hosted by Jim Simpson. It is free

 

On Going -Join the Lung Association’s Team BREATHE as they raise funds before crossing the FINISH lines at the Ottawa Race Weekend, Spartan Races, the Granfondo Ottawa cycling event, and the DeFranco Lung Run.  Or help our volunteer crew at each race.  Together, we can create breathing breakthroughs. Contact Melanie Estable-Porter  melanie@on.lung.ca

 

On Going- A free Skate and Helmet Lending Library is available at the North Grenville Municipal Centre in Kemptville, during all public skating hours. Equipment will be signed out and signed back in at the arena by a Municipal staff member. Valid photo identification will be required to borrow equipment. Skate aids for those who are still learning to stand on two skates also available. The goal of the Lending Library is to increase physical activity for all ages, with the availability of helmets in all sizes, to reinforce the importance of safety and preventing head injuries while on the ice.

 

On Going- Toledo Legion has great tasting wings and fries every Friday from 3-7:30.

 

On Going– People, Words & Change (PWC), is a non-profit that provides free one-on-one tutoring by volunteers to adults in the Ottawa region who need to improve their literacy and basic skills. The program helps adult learners meet their individual goals such as working toward employment, educational upgrading and mastering practical life skills. More info at www.pwc-ottawa.ca

 

TFN- Alzheimer Society of Lanark County Caregiver Support Group .Offers a safe environment to express your feelings, ask questions and to receive support at Almonte Office, 453 Ottawa Street 10am. 3rd Tuesday of the month, Please register for all sessions ahead of time. Call: 613-264-0307.

 

On Going- Eye See – Eye Learn, is a not-for-profit program designed to detect, diagnose and treat children with vision problems. A campaign is now underway to provide eye exams and complimentary glasses to Junior Kindergarten children in Eastern Ontario, which includes Lanark Leeds-Grenville and Ottawa. Additional information on the program is available online, through www.eyeseeeyelearn.ca.

 

On Going – Events Happening at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 95 – 7 Main Street East Smiths Falls 613-283-2690. (All events open to the public) Bid Euchre & Duplicate Bridge – every Monday evening at 7pm.   Bridge Lessons Tuesday at 1pm Bingo Thursday at 7pm

 

On Going-Monday through Saturday, the Kemptville Youth Centre (KYC) offers different programs for youth while at the centre. On Wednesday evenings from 4 – 6 p.m. and Friday evenings from 6 – 8 p.m. KYC holds Guitar Lessons for youth. There is no equipment or experience necessary and is free to youth from 12 to 18 years old. More information about KYC programs and events visit the KYC website at: www.kemptvilleyc.com

 

On Going-Mixed Darts every Thursday from 7pm. until 9pm. at the RCAFA Hall, 44 Abbott St. N, Smiths Falls, beside the fixed bridge.

 

URGENT –Demand is up…supplies are down-the Salvation Army Emergency Food Cupboard is almost bare! PLEASE drop off your non-perishable food donations at the church, 251 Brockville Street Smiths Falls.

 

On Going-Youth Action Kommittee of Perth & District (YAK) has established an electronic waste depot. Small amounts (car load or less) accepted during normal hours of operation-2pm-7pm. Monday to Friday at the old Perth Shoe factory.

 

On Going – Events Happening at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 95 – 7 Main Street East Smiths Falls 613-283-2690. (All events open to the public) Bid Euchre & Duplicate Bridge – every Monday evening at 7pm.   Bridge Lessons Tuesday at 1pm Bingo Thursday at 7pm.

 

On Going-The Smiths Falls Community Hospital Auxiliary is seeking volunteers for their meal assist program. Interested persons can contact Joanne Cleary at 613-283-1583.

 

On Going –The North Lanark Historical Society, Appleton archives, is looking for any audio or print material about The Dec. 27/42 Almonte Train Wreck .If you have photos, newspaper or magazine clips contact: www.northlanarkregionalmuseum.com/

 

On Going-Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County new breakfast program in Smiths Falls needs volunteers. There are open spots on Wednesday and Friday mornings from 7am to 9am. Please contact BB/BS office if you’d like more details – 613-283-0570 and ask for Rhonda.

 

TFN-Victim Services – Lanark County is pleased to offer a unique volunteer experience helping victims of crime in Lanark County and the Town of Smiths Falls. Specialized training both in person and on line is provided. Applicants must be 18 years or older with a valid G2 Drivers License and the ability to provide compassionate and practical assistance to victims of crime, 24/7/365.   Applications and information are available at WWW.learn2help.ca .   Applications can also be obtained by calling 613-284-8380.

 

TFN-Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County needs mentors. You already have what it takes to be a role model; all you have to be is a friend. An hour a week can make a difference at www.bigbrotherbigsisterslanark.ca.

 

TFN- Every Tuesday Bid Euchre at 1:30pm at the Montague & District Seniors Forget-Me-Not Club 658 Rosedale Rd S. Call 613-283-8482 to leave a message or 613-283-6240.

 

TFN – Every Thursday at 10am Quilting & Sewing Club meets. Come join us for coffee. Montague & District Seniors Forget-Me-Not Club 658 Rosedale Rd S. Call 613-283-8482 to leave a message or 613-283-8325.

 

TFN– Every Friday at 7pm 4 hand euchre at the Montague & District Seniors Forget-Me-Not Club 658 Rosedale Rd S. Call 613-283-8482 to leave a message or 613-283-6240.

 

TFN – Every Saturday 6 hand euchre at 1pm  at the Montague & District Seniors Forget-Me-Not Club 658 Rosedale Rd S. Call 613-283-8482 to leave a message or 613-283-6240.

 

TFN –The Town of Smiths Falls offers a variety of services to immigrants making their home here. TR Leger School of Adult, Alternative & Continuing Education, of the Upper Canada District School Board, offering ESL (English as a Second Language) classes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Smiths Falls Public Library. Further information on the existing classes is available by contacting Lane at daphne.lane@ucdsb.on.ca  or Case at ELLclassSF@gmail.com

 

TFN-REAL collects used cell phones through Phone Back Canada. Phones collected may be repaired and reused, or the 30-50% that are not usable and taken apart and their parts recycled. And REAL receives $1.00 for every phone it turns in. Drop your phone in the green collection box located near the customer entrance of the REAL Deal during store hours. More information about REAL www.REALaction.ca

 

TFN- Donate your unwanted vehicle and help those living with kidney disease.  Have your car towed within 48 hours for free and receive a valuable tax receipt. Newer vehicles may qualify for an even bigger receipt! Call 1-866-788-CARS, or click the car

 

TFN- Lanark County Fire Department wants your old vehicles. Donate your old vehicle for them to use in as a practice vehicle for the Jaws of Life Rescue technics.They’ll pick your vehicle up and take it away for free. For more info call Carleton Automotive.com or call 613-253-0569

 

TFN- The Alzheimer’s Society of Lanark County needs volunteers to take part in the “Day Away” program. 264-0307

 

TFN- Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Lanark County looking for volunteers to help in operation of Jewels Thrift Store in Smiths Falls. 613-283-9723

hs Falls. 613-283-9723