Don’t forget to see what our friends with the Hinton Auto Group are up to. They have some great suggestions of fun activities for you throughout the area! Visit them here!



Mar 21 – Athens United Church Spring Buffett. Ham, meatballs, scalloped potatoes. A variety of home cooked dishes including salads, rolls and home baked pies. 4:30-6:30 pm. Adults $14, children 6-12 $7 and children 5 years and under free. Take out available.


Mar 21 – Job Fair 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Over 25 businesses in Perth & Lanark County are hiring full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. Open to all job seekers ages 15 to 65+, preregistration for this Job Fair is not required. For this free event: Brings copies of your resume. Come prepared to meet with employers at the Perth Legion. For more info contact Community Employment Services (CES) Algonquin College 613-267-1381


Mar 21 – 2:00pm or 7:00pm – International Film Night – Movie: Lady Bird – Full Circle Theatre in Perth. – Season Pass $90; Individual tickets may be available at the door for $10 each


Mar 22 – 2:00pm or 7:00pm – International Film Night – Movie: Lady Bird – The Station Theatre, 53 Victoria Ave – Season Pass $90; Individual tickets may be available at the door for $10 each


Mar 22 – 2:00-5:00pm oin the Friends of the Tay for our AGM, to find out ‘What’s coming downstream for our Tay Watershed in 2018’, with updates on association activities and plans, and presentations on Perth’s innovative water protection programs by the Town’s Environmental Services Department, on the Bobs Lake Dam rebuild and water management by Parks Canada, and on the Tay Watershed Report update by Rideau Valley Conservation Authority. Public welcome. Come at 2:00 for refreshments. Perth Legion, 26 Beckwith St.


Mar 22 – 7-8:00pm – Traitors, Spies and Heroes – Loyalist Espionage During American Revolution – Heritage House Museum, 11 Old Sly’s Rd – $5 per participant/Free to SF&D Historical Society members – RSVP to heritagehouse@smithsfalls.ca / 613-283-6311 – Part of the Smiths Falls & District Historical Society’s Speaker Series


Mar 23 – Christie Lake Kids Fundraising BBQ will be going on this Friday March 23rd at 7 pm at Fatboys Smokehouse (34 Murray Street). There will be music by local band First Bass, dancing, silent auction, raffle and good food.  The 16 climbers are also personally raising funds for the charity. More details, click here!


Mar 23 – 8:00pm – Michael Costello – A concert of piano classics and contemporary pieces – Station Theatre, 53 Victoria Ave – Tickets $20 More Info Here


Mar 24 – Entertainment at the Army Navy Air Force Club in Carleton Place 4-8pm. Light snack with music by Bustin’ Loose. $5 cover.


Mar 24 – 9:00am – 12:00pm – Spring Summer Recreation Open House – Smiths Falls Community Center, 71 Cornelia St.


Mar 24 – 10:00am – 12:00pm – Family Hike/Scavenger Hunt – Meet on the Cataraqui Trail in Smiths Falls at the end of Ferrara Dr. – Sponsored by Smiths Falls Playgroup


Mar 24 – Public Canadian Blood Services Blood Drive and One Match Stem Cell & Marrow Network Clinic –


Mar 25th – St. Clare’s March Dinner. Join us for a hot turkey and ham dinner with all the trimmings! As well as homemade pies and other desserts. There will also be a quilt raffle! 4011 Dwyer Hill Road. 4pm – 6:30 PM Adults – $18. Children 6-12 – $9. Kids under 5 – FREE


Mar 25 – 2:00pm – 3:30pm – The Masterpiece by Gospel Art Production – The Gallipeau Centre Theatre, 361 Queen St. – To register for your free tickets go to artistealacraie.ca


Mar 25 – The Governor General’s Foot Guards Band will be returning for the third year to St. Paul’s United Church in Perth on Sunday March 25 at 2:00 p.m. The 30-piece concert band is part of the most senior reserve infantry regiment in Canada, dating back to its formation in 1872. Admission to the concert is free, but donations will be accepted at the door to defray the costs of advertising. stpaulsperth.ca


Apr 11-13 – Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland –


Apr 22 – The Spring Fling Running Thing, in support of the Smith Falls Hospital Foundation,is taking place on Sunday, April 22nd. The trail races take place on the Cataraqui Trail beginning at Ferrara Drive. There are 2km, 5km,10km and Half Marathon distances. For more info visit sfrunningthing.com or their Facebook page.

Sat. April 28th & Sun. April 29th – HEART FOR HOCKEY 2018-



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 operates a registered OES electronics waste collection depot at its REAL Deal Reuse Store at 85 William Street, Smiths Falls. Old stereo equipment, televisions, computer parts and other electronics are accepted free of charge during store hours, Thursday to Saturday 10 – 4 p.m. and seasonally on Sundays 12 – 4. See www.REALaction.ca for details


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