Friday, October 18, 2019



Canadian Publications Agreement No. 40727545


Herald Community Calendar

LAST UPDATED October 17, 2019

Community events notices are available free to non-profit community organizations.  Drop your notices off at our office, or use fax (705-652-6912), mail or email ( We do not accept them by telephone. Notices for specific events may be run for two weeks. Notices for items which are not date specific may be run for three months, and may be renewed at that time.



Lakefield Golden Years Club, 275 Queen St., Lakefield would like you to join us.  Activities are everyday to keep you connected socially and widen your circle of friends. Bridge once a week, euchre twice a week, cribbage, bid euchre, and more. General Meetings take place 3rd Tues. of every month with lunch and entertainment.. Call 705-652-3148 for further info, or



Progressive Euchre at the Lakefield Legion 1:00 pm start, $10.00 per person, 50/50 draw - Everyone Welcome to this age of majority event - Park at back (Duff Street) for elevator access - 1st prize $105.00, 2nd prize $70.00, 3rd prize $50.00 - Dates   Oct 20th, Nov 3rd & 10th   - Inquiries contact John Clements - 705-652-9648 or Theresa Flagler - 705-652-8786


Life After Stroke, Peterborough - Monthly Meeting - Wed. Oct. 23rd at 1:00 p.m. - we are a peer support group and meet the 4th Wed. of every month from 1-3 p.m. at Northminster United Church, 300 Sunset Blvd. Survivors and caregivers welcome.  Wheelchair accessible but please arrive 15 minutes early for elevator access.  For more info please call Sandy 705-760-2581 or visit


Looking for a space to grow your own food?  Meet new people in the community?  The Lakefield Community Garden (located at Lakefield District Public School - 71 Bridge St.) has plots available for 2020.  To learn more or reserve a space call Don Smith 705-743-5973


Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, Sat. Oct. 26th at Mark Street United Church, 90 Hunter Street E. Ptbo.  Doors open at 4:15 p.m. Play begins at 4:45 p.m. sharp.  Cost:  $35.00 per person.  Chicken dinner included.  Play performed by amateur cast of Eastern Star Members.  Come out for an enjoyable evening.  Eat Well, Have Fun, Solve the Mystery!!  Funds in support of Youth Emergency Shelter, Peterborough.  For tickets contact:  Patti James   705-657-8447, Diane Ware  705-750-1486


St. Matthew-St. Aidan Anglican Church, 1937 Lakehurst Road, Buckhorn, is hosting a fundraising Chicken and Rib Dinner on  Monday October 21st at 5:30 p.m.  Proceeds will go towards supporting  the Breakfast Program  at Buckhorn Public School, Community Outreach, and the work of St. Matthew - St. Aidan’s Anglican Church.  The menu will feature Chicken, Ribs, baked potato, cole slaw and dinner rolls, dessert, coffee and tea.    There will be live music during dinner and a short  auction following.    Tickets are $25 each by reservation only – 705-657-2572.


 Look out for young ghostly ghouls and goblins on Sat. Oct. 26th   from 1 - 3 p.m. when Hutchison House Museum will host an afternoon of children’s activities at the museum. Tradition is the order of the day with crafts, apple games, fortune telling, tricks and treats. Admission for the Haunted Halloween spooktacular event is $5 per person. Costumes are encouraged and an adult must accompany young children. For more information contact the museum at 705-743-9710.


The Lakefield Historical Society meeting will be held at the Lakefield Legion on Thursday, October 24th at 7 pm. Please note this is a week earlier than usual due to Halloween. Please join us for a special evening to honour our area Veterans and commemorate the Lakefield War Veteran’s Project. Our evening will also include a tribute to the late Don Webster, Past President of the Lakefield Historical Society. Everyone is welcome to come, bring a friend and share in this memorial.

The Great Ham Feast  -   Saturday October 26, Bridgenorth United Church, 832 Charles St., Bridgenorth.  Come to  Bridgenorth for a mouth-watering home style Ham dinner complete with home baked pies.  Tickets $15, or $7 for children 5 to 13 years, 4 and under free.  Servings between 4:30 and 6:30 PM. Tickets available at the  door or at the Church and Bells’ Garage or to reserve, call the church at 705 292 9601. Takeouts are available anytime.


Halloween Theme - Adult Card & Games Night, St. Paul’s Church Basement (side door), 4 Reid Street, Lakefield (behind Royal Bank) - Friday, Oct. 18th, 2019 - 7:00 pm - ?, $3.00 admission includes luncheon.  All Adults Welcome.  For info:  Rick 705-957-5900


Veterans Parade -  Wednesday, November 6th  -  A service of commemoration, led by Rev. Anne Gowans Blinn to be held at the Bridgenorth Heritage Park at 10.30am.   Refreshments and a light lunch  following the service will be served at Bridgenorth United Church by the  United Church Women.


Silent/ Live Auction   Saturday, Nov 16th from 11am to 1:30pm. Bridgenorth United Church, 832 Charles St., Bridgenorth. Bid on an amazing collection of brand new items as well as services and entertainment items.  Again this year is a kayak valued at approximately $645.00 to be auctioned off between 12 and 12:30. This popular auction features something for everyone with something happening every minute. Find your early Christmas gifts. Pop a balloon with a valuable surprise inside! Stop for lunch at the Tasty Lunch Bar. Come early and bring a friend.


Wreath Workshop, Sat. Nov. 16th, -  10 – noon at the Douro/Dummer Library.  The Friends are providing grape vines and pine cones.  • Bring pot luck items to share such as: branches, seed pods, ribbon, dogwood, dried flowers, Christmas decorations, etc. •Remember to bring scissors, clippers, glue gun, wire  or string etc. that you might need.  • Be creative and have fun!  Please register by calling the library 705-652-8599




Adopt a Friend!

from the

Lakefield Animal Welfare Society


Wanda is a friendly Walker Hound. She enjoys car rides and gets along well with other dogs. Being a hound, she likes to wander and will need a home with a fenced