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Applied suicide intervention skills training, 2 day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. January 9 and 10, 9am to 5pm, in Fergus. Pre-registration required. Open to anyone 16 and older. To register, visit www.cmhaww.ca/events.

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.

Drug Problem? We have been there, we can help. More info at www.na.org. Local info at www.gtascna.on.ca. Meeting info 1-888-811-3887, Golden Triangle Area Narcotics Anonymous.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, Thursdays, 8pm, Mt. Forest United Church (rear entrance). 175 Queen St. E. We can help.

Al-Anon Family Group , Wednesdays, 10am. For familes and friends of alcoholics, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church.

PTSD Peer Support Group in Guelph for Corrections Workers, Emergency Dispatchers, First Responders, Military and Veterans. For info see our Project Trauma Support website.

FRI. JAN. 12

Trivia night in Palmerston. The Palmerston Farmers’ Market is hosting a trivia fundraiser. Four rounds, teams of two to six, all ages. $10 p.p. Palmerston Legion, 7:30pm registration, 8 to 10pm trivia. Food and beverage available for purchase.

Arthur Legion country jamboree, 2 to 5pm.

SAT. JAN. 13

Arkell United Church men's breakfast at Guelph Airport Cafe, 9am. All men invited for conversation and food. 519-824-6084 for more info.

The Recycled Teenagers Band, The Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, Guelph. 1:30 to 4:30pm. No charge.

Creative club, Grades SK to 3 are invited for a free morning of bible stories, games, crafts, singing, and making new friends. Theme for this month is 'An Unlikely Neighbour'. 10am to 12pm at the Canadian Reformed Church of Fergus North.

Saturday night dance, 8 to 11pm, The Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, Guelph. Donation at door.

Harriston-Minto Agricultural Society annual meeting, 8pm, Harriston United Church. Door prizes, cards and lunch following meeting. Contact 519-338-5566 for more info.

SUN JAN. 14

Knox Presbyterian Church presents John Solberg in concert, 7pm at the church. Join us as we dedicate our new Pramberger baby grand piano to the glory of God. Refreshments to follow.

MON. JAN. 15

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

Annual general meeting of the Ennotville Historical Library will be held at the library at 8pm.

TUES. JAN. 16

Senior's lunch, noon to 2pm, Arkell United Church. An afternoon of food, music, cards and fellowship. 519-821-7623.

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

Air Cadet open house and registration night, 6:30 to 8:30pm, Guelph Armoury, 7 Wyndham Street South. Aviation, leadership, outdoor survival, band, sports, camping and more.

WED. JAN. 17

Fergus Legion Br. 275, 500 Blair St., Fergus, general meeting, 7:30pm, new and existing members encouraged to attend.

Arthur Legion general meeting, 7pm.

Fergus Horticultural Society meeting, 7:30pm, Victoria Park Senior Centre, Fergus. All welcome.

THURS. JAN. 18

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

Palmerston blood donor clinic, 5 to 8pm, Palmerston Community Centre. Book your appointment online or by calling 1-888-2DONATE.

Harriston and District Horticultural Society soup and sandwich luncheon, 11:30am to 1pm, Harriston United Church. Join us for good food and fellowship. 519-338-5381 for more info.

FRI. JAN. 19

Euchre, Harriston Legion Branch 296, 7:30pm. Light lunch provided, $5 per person, bring a partner. More info 519-338-2843.

Euchre, Drayton Legion, 8pm. Everyone welcome.

Arthur Legion wing night, 6 to 8pm. $15 all you can eat, no takeout.

Wellington County Cattlemen’s Association annual general meeting, Alma Bible Church. Trade show and social, 5pm, dinner 5:45pm. Pre register for the meal 519-843-5083, $20.

SAT. JAN. 20

Best and Friends, 2 to 5pm, afternoon of music and dancing, The Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, Guelph.

Saturday night dance, 8 to 11pm, The Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, Guelph. Donation at door.

SUN. JAN. 21

A service of thanksgiving for the Musical Ministry of Lynn Lodge on the occasion of her retirement, 10am. All welcome. Arkell United Church.

Galt Horticultural Society present the 27th annual Dream Garden Conference, 10am to 3:30pm, Knights of Columbus Hall, Cambridge. Tickets $55 includes lunch, refreshments, door prizes and more. Call 519-841-3325 for more info.

Jamboree, Harriston Legion Branch 296, admission $5. Doors open at noon, entertainment starts at 1pm. Supper $10, served at 4:30pm. Musicians, singers, dancers and spectators welcome. More info 519-338-2843.

Roast beef dinner, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, Guelph. $15 per person, lounge opens at 3pm, dinner served at 5pm. Tickets may be purchased at the Lounge Bar.

MON. JAN. 22

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

Drayton Blood Donor Clinic, 3:30 to 7:30pm, Community Christian School, 35 High Street. 1-888-236-6283 to book.

TUES. JAN. 23

Guelph Horticultural Society annual general meeting and election, 7:30pm, Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk St. W., Guelph. New members welcome. See online for details.

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

Fergus Blood Donor Clinic, 2 to 8pm, Community Sportsplex. Book your appointment online or call 1-888-2DONATE.

WED. JAN. 24

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

THURS. JAN. 25

Euchre, Murray Farewell Family Center, St. Mary RC Church, Mount Forest, 7:30pm. $3 includes light lunch and prizes.

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

Support, information and resources for young parents. Join us for dinner and meet other parents your age. EarlyOn Family Centre, Fergus, 5 to 7:30pm.

FRI. JAN. 26

Hootenanny, 7 to 9pm. Sign up for your time in the spotlight or sit and enjoy. Arkell United Church, 600 Arkell Road, Arkell.

Guelph Little Theatre presents Gloria's Guy, Jan. 26 to Feb. 10, 2pm and 8pm shows, 176 Morris St., Guelph. 519-821-0270 for more info.

Smart Serve workshop, 2nd Chance Employment Counselling, 160 St. David St. S., Fergus, 9:15am to 3:30pm, $22.50. Spaces limited, call to register or for more info. 519-843-5513.

All Saints Community dinner hosted by EWCS, 6 to 7pm. Turkey, salad, dessert and drinks. Games night to follow upstairs. No charge, free will offering accepted. All Saints Church, 81 Main Street, Erin.

Fergus Contra Dance, 8 to 10:30pm, St. James Anglican Church Hall, Fergus. Doors open 7:30pm. Adults $12.50, students $8, youth free with adult. No experience required. All welcome.

SAT. JAN. 27

The Guelph Pipe Band presents a Robbie Burns supper, 6pm, Rockwood Community Centre. Traditional haggis supper, performances, highland dancers, musical entertainment, cash bar and a silent auction. Tickets $40 from Guelph Pipe Band members or online.

Jam session in the lounge. Bring your instrument and join in the fun. 2 to 5pm, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, Guelph.

Saturday night dance. Dance to the music of Jack Younger, 8 to 11pm. Donation at door. Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, Guelph.

Arthur Agricultural Society annual meeting, 10am, Arthur Community Centre, downstairs hall. Pot luck lunch at noon, all welcome.

Robbie Burns supper, doors open 5pm, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Hillsburgh. $32.50 per person. Festivities begin with the piping in of the haggis at 6pm followed by a traditional Scottish meal and entertainment. 519-855-6597 to order tickets. Seating is limited.

Arthur Legion karaoke, 8:30pm.

Treasure shop, 9am to noon, Grace Christian Fellowship 35 Farley Rd. Fergus. A free good used clothing giveaway. Clothing, footwear, coats, small household items.

Spaghetti dinner, 5pm and 7pm sittings, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 469, Elmira. Contact Legion for tickets 519-669-2932. All tickets must be purchased in advance.

The Neustadt Lions Club presents Murder In The Milkhouse. Neustadt Community Hall, dinner 6:30pm, $25. Social 6pm, come early to get a good seat. Tickets: 519-799-5914, 519-364-4396.

SUN. JAN. 28

10am service with annual general meeting to follow at 11am. Arkell United Church.

Monthly water blessing, 2 to 3pm, Fountainhead Health Food Store and Red Door Cafe, Fergus. Wellington Water Watchers co-hosts with other community members to provide opportunities for the public to gather for celebration of water.

MON. JAN. 29

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

TUES. JAN. 30

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

WED. JAN. 31

Rockwood and District Lioness ham dinner, 6pm, Rockmosa Community Centre. Adults $15, kids 12 and under $7, 5 and under free. Tickets or more info: 519-856-9419 or 519-856-4746.

THURS. FEB. 1

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

Arthur Agricultural Society Ground Hog Day roast beef dinner, 5 to 7:30pm, Arthur Community Centre. Adults $14, under 12 $6, all welcome.

FRI. FEB. 2

Writers Unite monthly meeting, 7:30pm, Studio Factor. Everyone welcome. Info Glynis 519-638-3215.

SAT. FEB. 3

Saturday night dance, 8 to 11pm. Donation at door, The Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, Guelph.

Crown Cemetery annual meeting, 1pm, Duff’s Church, Puslinch. More info: Darlene, 519-822-0874. All welcome.

Jam Session, 2 to 5pm, Fergus Legion. Everyone welcome.

Open mixed cribbage tournament at the Fergus Legion. Registration at noon. Play begins at 1pm sharp. All welcome.

SUN. FEB. 4

Super Bowl party at the Fergus Legion, 5pm. $10 per person. Light lunch and prizes. Everyone welcome.

MON. FEB. 5

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

TUES. FEB. 6

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

THURS. FEB. 8

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

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

SAT. FEB. 10

Valentine's dance, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234 Guelph. Music by The Recycled Teenagers. $10 p.p. 8 to 11pm. Tickets available at the lounge bar.

Trivia night, Mt. Forest Curling Club, 0 to 0pm. Hosted by the Mt. Forest Optimist Club. 519-323-2030 to register your team.

Barrie Hill Church Valentine dinner and entertainment. Roast beef dinner with h'orderves at 6pm. Entertainment to follow by Hal Osborne and Andrea LeBlanc. Tickets $25. Call 226-343-0367 or 519-822-4997.

SUN. FEB. 11

Chicken parmesan and pasta dinner, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234 Ladies Auxiliary. $15, lounge opens at 3pm, dinner at 5pm. Tickets may be purchased at the Lounge Bar.

MON. FEB. 12

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

Monthly meeting Drayton Mapleton Agricultural Society, 7:30pm, Drayton Agricultural Building, 49 Elm Street. Everyone welcome. Info Arlie 519-638-3323.

TUES. FEB. 13

Royal City Quilters' Guild meeting, 7 to 9pm, hands on demonstrations by members of various quilting techniques, tools and materials. Three Willows Church, Guelph.

Pancake supper, 5 to 7pm, Melville United Church, Fergus. All you can eat pancakes, sausage, hash browns, applesauce, drinks, dessert and fruit. Free will donation. Call 519-787-0570.

Pancake lunch, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Mount Forest, 11:30am to 1:30pm. Pancakes, sausage, dessert and beverage served with real maple syrup. $10 per person, takeout available.

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

Monthly meeting, Drayton Legion, 8pm. New members always welcome.

All you can eat pancake, sausage and ham supper with local maple syrup, coffee, juice and dessert, 5 to 7pm, St. Peter's Lutheran Church Neustadt. Adults $8, kids 10 and under free. Tickets: 519-799-5914 or 519-506-2064.

WED. FEB. 14

Euchre, Harriston Legion Br. 296, 7:30pm. Light lunch provided, $5 per person, bring a partner. More info 519-338-2843.

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Euchre night, 7pm, Rockwood Community Centre. $5 per person, prizes and lunch to follow. Proceeds towards Guelph General Hospital for juvenile diabetes.

Valentines dinner, 6pm, St. Johns United Church, Belwood. $15 per person. For tickets call 226-343-0261 or 519-855-4243.

THURS. FEB. 15

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

FRI. FEB. 16

Euchre, Drayton Legion, 7:30pm. Everyone welcome.

SAT. FEB. 17

Best and Friends, 2 to 5pm, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, Guelph. Donation at door.

Saturday night dance, 8 to 11pm, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, Guelph. Donation at door.

SUN. FEB. 18

Jamboree, Harriston Legion Br. 296, admission $5. Doors open at noon, entertainment starts at 1pm. Supper $12, served at 4:30pm. Musicians, singers, dancers and spectators welcome. More info call 519-338-2843.

MON. FEB. 19

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

TUES. FEB. 20

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

WED. FEB. 21

Fergus Legion Br. 275, 500 Blair St., Fergus, general meeting, 7:30pm, new and existing members encouraged to attend.

THURS. FEB. 22

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

FRI. FEB. 23

Euchre, Harriston Legion Br. 296, 7:30pm. Light lunch provided $5 per person, bring a partner. More info call 519-338-2843.

Minto Arts presents “That Piano Player” Stan Chang, 8pm, Harriston Library basement, $20. Wine and cheese available. Tickets: 519-338-2497, Home Hardware or Event Brite.

SAT. FEB. 24

Jam session, bring your instrument and join in the fun, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, Guelph, 2 to 5pm.

Saturday dance. Dance to the music of Rob Martine, 8 to 11pm, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 234, Guelph. Donation at door.

MON. FEB. 26

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

TUES. FEB. 27

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

THURS. MAR. 1

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

FRI. MAR. 2

Trivia night in Palmerston. The Palmerston Farmers' Market is hosting a trivia fundraiser. 4 rounds, teams of 2 to 6, all ages. $10 p.p. Palmerston Legion, 7:30pm registration, 8 to 10pm trivia. Food and beverage available for purchase.

THURS. MAR. 8

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

WED. MAR. 14

Euchre night, 7pm, Rockwood Community Centre. $5 per person, prizes and lunch to follow. Proceeds towards Guelph General Hospital for juvenile diabetes.

SUN. MAR. 18

Jamboree, Harriston Legion Br. 296, admission $5. Doors open at noon, entertainment starts at 1pm. Supper $12, served at 4:30pm. Musicians, singers, dancers and spectators welcome. More info call 519-338-2843.

WED. MAR. 28

38th annual fashion gala. Cocktails, 5:30pm. Dinner, 6:30pm. Fashion show to follow, proceeds to Community Living Guelph Wellington. Tickets $50, 519-824-2480 for more information.

THURS. APRIL 12

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

FRI. APRIL 13

Elora Riverfest presents Elliott Brood Folk Rock Alt Country band at the Elora Legion. Doors open 7pm, show at 8pm, $30. Info and tickets online. Tickets also at Elora Brewing Company.

THURS. MAY 10

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

THURS. JUNE 14

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

THURS. JULY 12

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

THURS. AUG. 9

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

THURS. AUG. 30

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

THURS. SEPT. 6

Arthur Fall Fair roast beef dinner, 5 to 7:30pm, Arthur Community Centre. Adults $14, under 12 $6, all welcome.

FRI. SEPT. 7

Arthur Fall Fair, 9am to noon, enter exhibits. 7pm parade downtown. Arthur fall fair buildings open 7 to 10pm, Arthur Community Centre.

SAT. SEPT. 8

Arthur Fall Fair, 8:30am sport pony show, 4H calf show. Buildings open 9am to 6pm. Chili cookoff 6pm, lawn tractor pulls admission adults $5, under 12 free with adult.

SUN. SEPT. 9

Arthur Fall Fair, 10am western horse show, buildings open 10:30am to 4pm. 4:30 to 6pm exhibits to be removed. Admission adults $5, under 12 free.

THURS. SEPT. 13

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

THURS. OCT. 11

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

THURS. NOV. 8

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

THURS. DEC. 6

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

 

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