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FRI. JULY 21

Euchre, Drayton Legion, 7:30pm, 15 Elm Street. All welcome. No experience necessary.

Erin Farmer’s Market, 3 to 7pm, McMillan Park. Local food, music, community. See online for details.

The Snowman War, a Grey Wellington Theatre Guild youth production, July 21, 22, 7:30pm and July 23, 2pm, Harriston Town Hall Theatre. Tickets $5 at door. Info: 519-338-3681.

SAT. JULY 22

Guelph Horticultural Society Summer Flower Show - Old Quebec Street Shoppes. For info go to www.guelphhort.org.

Spend a day exploring local gardens, 6 beautiful gardens in and around Mount Forest, 10am to 3pm, rain or shine. Garden passports are $10. For details, call 226-808-5443.

39th Annual Palmerston Agricultural Society Tractor Pull - Start time 4pm. Entry fee, $10 per class. Admission $5. Lunch booth on grounds. Paul: 519-504-5869 or Simon: 519- 638-0206.

Palmerston Agricultural Society 39th Annual Tractor Pull, 4pm, fairgrounds beside arena. $5, children under 12, free. Call 519-588-0670.

SUN. JULY 23

Knox Presbyterian Church in Conn, Community Baseball Game with potluck supper and campfire afterwards, 3pm.

Enjoy Scottish bagpiping by volunteers Allan and Elizabeth Ghent, Arthur Cenotaph 6:45 to 7:30pm. Honouring our veterans. Bring your lawnchair. More info call 519-848-5806.

MON. JULY 24

Mega Sportscamp VBS, Whites Road Pentecostal Church, Harriston. Ages SK to grade 5, July 24th to 28th, 9 to noon each day. Registration is free. 519-338-2090 for more info or see online.

TUES. JULY 25

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.

WED. JULY 26

Lawn bowling every Monday and Wednesday, 7pm, Harriston and District Lawn Bowling Club, Arthur St., Harriston. Everyone welcome. Info: 519-327-8138.

Grey Wellington Theatre Guild casting for rock ‘n’ roll musical Sleeping Beauty at Harriston Town Hall Theatre. Actors and singers (13 and up) and dancers (12 and up) needed. Auditions at 7pm. Dancers should arrive by 6:15pm. For more info: 519-338-3681 or gwtg@wightman.ca.

FRI. JULY 28

Erin Farmer’s Market, 3 to 7pm, McMillan Park. Local food, music, community. See online for details.

Alma Optimist Beef Barbecue - 5pm to 7pm, $15/adult, $5/kids, under school age free, Alma Community Centre. Come enjoy.

SAT. JULY 29

Marsville Lions Community Breakfast. Last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. Lions serve an all you can eat hearty breakfast. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

reFIND Salvage Vintage Pop-Up Sale, 8am to 1pm, 506 Watt St, Fergus. Come early, everything must go! Unique, great quality vintage goods.

Small Town Show & Shine Car show, Erin Fairgrounds, 10am to 4pm. All makes and models welcome, $15 to enter the show.

SUN. JULY 30

Montreal Poet Asa Boxer returns to the Elora Poetry Centre & Gallery for the fourth year to read from his series of poems about the undead.4pm. See online for more info.

THURS. AUG 3

Skatepark Grand Opening, 74 Christie St., Rockwood, 5 to 10pm. Professional skate show, food trucks, beer tent, Practically Hip, time capsule burial, face painting and more. Free.

FRI. AUG 4

Erin Farmer’s Market, 3 to 7pm, McMillan Park. Local food, music, community. See online for details.

Free Vacation Bible School at St. John's United Church, Belwood. August 4 to 18. Call to register: 519-787-7073.

Writers Unite, monthly meeting, 7:30pm. Studio Factor building, 24 Wood St., Drayton. All welcome, 519-638-3215.

150th Community Anniversary and 2017 Clifford Homecoming, August 4 to 7. John Hobelman Memorial Rotary Park. Barbecue, parade, live music, fireworks and more.

SAT. AUG 5

Trunk Sale at Knox Presbyterian Church. 8015 Hwy 89 Conn, 8am to 2pm. Fill your trunk with items for sale. No table fee. All proceeds are yours.

5 km fun run on the Clifford Trails System, 8 am. Starting point is at the Clifford Rotary Park Pavilion. Info: 519-327-8142.

SUN. AUG 6

McKee Cemetery Memorial Service, 2pm. Speaker: Rev. Rick Burgess. In case of rain, service will be held in St. John's United Church Belwood. Please bring lawn chairs.

John Galt Day Sunday Celebration, 10:30am, St. James the Apostle Anglican Church, 86 Glasgow Street, Guelph.

Britton Loyal Orange Lodge #677 161st Anniversary, Wallaceville Methodist Church. Parade 10 am, service 11 am. Lunch and remembrance service at Mount Hope Cemetery. Everybody welcome.

MON. AUG 7

Challenge Euchre, 7:30pm, Palmerston Legion Upstairs Hall, $5/person, must bring your partner. Light lunch, all welcome.

Sacred Heart Church, Kenilworth Buffet Supper and Garden Party. 4 to 7pm. $15/adults, $7/children 5 to 12, under 5 eat free.

Erin Community Blood Donor Clinic, 2:30 to 6:30pm. New donors needed this summer. Erin Legion Hall, 12 Dundas St., E.

TUES. AUG 8

Monthly meeting, Drayton Legion, 8pm. 15 Elm St. New members welcome.

THURS. AUG. 10

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

FRI. AUG. 11

Erin Farmer’s Market, 3 to 7pm, McMillan Park. Local food, music, community. See online for details.

72nd Annual Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games, August 11 to 13, weekend and day passes available. Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex. Info: 519-787-0099.

Drayton Fair, August 11 to 13, Drayton Fairgrounds. Adults $10 (after 5pm $15). Kids 6 to 12 $5, under 6, free Weekend passes available

SAT. AUG. 12

Belwood Lions Fish Fry. Seatings at 4:30 and 6pm, Belwood Hall. Adults $15, kids 12 and under $8, takeout available at 5pm. 519-843-7011 or 519-787-2383 for tickets.

Hello! Jambo! Sabona! Mhoroi! Kudual! Are you part of the African, Caribbean, or Black community in Kitchener Waterloo or Guelph Wellington? We would like to invite your association to the African, Caribbean and Black community summer barbecue celebration. 2 to 8pm, Waterloo Park, Waterloo.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Little Change for Big Change Campaign, August 12, 13, 19 and 20, volunteers needed. More info contact Victoria: 519.825.5150 ext. 277.

SUN. AUG. 13

Decoration Day and Community Memorial Service, Greenfield Cemetery, 3pm. Pastor Ron Pakulat officiating. Bring a lawn chair. In case of rain, service at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Fredrick St. Arthur.

Outdoor Country Music Church Service with Alex Burnett and friends. 10:30am in Maple Park, Belwood. All welcome.

MON. AUG. 14

Sports Camp for kids 6 to 12, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian, Fergus. August 14 to 18, 9am to 3pm. Coaching in soccer, hockey and basketball. Registration through Church office. 519.843.3565.

TUES. AUG 15

Bingo, 7pm, every Tuesday, upstairs at St. Clements Community Centre, 1 Green St., St. Clements. Doors Open at 6pm. Wheelchair accessible. Paradise & District Lions Club.

Guelph Township Horticultural Society Summer Flower & Vegetable Show- Marden Community Centre, 7pm, Entries placed between 6 and 7pm. Public welcome.

THURS. AUG 17

Arthur United Church Peachfest, Arthur Community Centre, 5 to 7pm. Cold turkey/ham, salads, rolls,beverages and peach deserts. Adults $15. Children 7 to 12 $6, under 6 free.

FRI. AUG. 18

Erin Farmer’s Market, 3 to 7pm, McMillan Park. Local food, music, community. See online for details.

Euchre, Drayton Legion, 7:30pm, 15 Elm Street. Everyone welcome. No experience necessary.

MON. AUG. 21

Knox Presbyterian Church VBS. Aug 21 to 25, 9am to noon. Experience the untamed nature of God in the Wildwood Forest. Ages 4 to 13. 8015 Hwy 89, Conn ON.

FRI. AUG. 25

Erin Farmer’s Market, 3 to 7pm, McMillan Park. Local food, music, community. See online for details.

Wild West Seniors Dance, Evergreen Center, Guelph, 683 Woolwich St. Refreshments, door prizes, 1 to 3:30pm, $8, music by DJ Ted Lavoie. Love to see you there, all welcome.

SAT. AUG. 26

Marsville Lions Community Breakfast. Last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. Lions serve an all you can eat hearty breakfast. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

THURS. AUG. 31

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

FRI. SEPT. 1

Erin Farmer’s Market, 3 to 7pm, McMillan Park. Local food, music, community. See online for details.

THURS. SEPT. 7

5 to 7:30pm. Arthur Fall Fair Roast Beef Dinner. Arthur Community Centre. All welcome. $14/adult, $6/child under 12. Ask about a family rate.

FRI. SEPT. 8

Arthur Fall Fair. 9am to noon - Enter exhibits. 7pm - Parade downtown Arthur. Buildings open 7 to 10pm, Arthur Community Centre.

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Erin Farmer’s Market, 3 to 7pm, McMillan Park. Local food, music, community. See online for details.

SAT. SEPT. 9

Arthur Fall Fair. Sport pony show, 4H calf show. chili cookoff, lawn tractor pulls. Buildings open 9am to 6pm. Admission: $5/adult, under 12 free with adult.

SUN. SEPT. 10

Arthur Fall Fair. Western horse show. Buildings open 10:30am to 4pm. Exhibits to be removed 4:30 to 6pm. Admission: $5/adult, under 12 free with adult.

The Eden Mills Writer’s Festival. Advanced tickets: $15/students, $20/adults. At the door: $20/students $25/adults.See online for details.

THURS. SEPT. 14

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

FRI. SEPT. 15

Erin Farmer’s Market, 3 to 7pm, McMillan Park. Local food, music, community. See online for details.

SAT. SEPT. 16

The Mudmoiselle 5k Obstacle Course. Women only, all fitness levels. 10am, Cox Creek Cellars, Guelph. www.mudmoiselle.ca.

TUES. SEPT. 19

Guelph Township Horticultural Society present Steve Martin of Martin's Apples on "History of their Orchard and Varieties". Summer show special, prizes, refreshments. Marden Community Centre, 7:30pm.

FRI. SEPT. 22

Erin Farmer’s Market, 3 to 7pm, McMillan Park. Local food, music, community. See online for details.

TUES. SEPT. 26

Guelph Horticultural Society General Meeting and Mini Show, 7:30pm, Dublin Street United Church. Speaker: Marion Jarvie - Beauty of Late Summer and Fall Gardens. New members welcome.

FRI. SEPT. 29

Last Market - Erin Farmer’s Market, come out and celebrate our local harvest, 3 to 7pm, McMillan Park. Local food, music, community. See online for details.

SAT. SEPT. 30

Marsville Lions Community Breakfast. Last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. Lions serve an all you can eat hearty breakfast. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

Pumpkinfest: A Community Harvest Celebration with all things pumpkin. 4pm, pot-luck supper and music. St. Paul's United Church. 8276 SR 25 near the 3rd Line, Wellington North.

Introduction to Bridge, 10am to 4pm, $40/person, $75/couple, lunch and snacks. Includes instruction both in bidding the contract and in playing the hand.

THURS. OCT. 12

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

TUES. OCT. 24

Guelph Horticultural Society General Meeting and Mini Show, 7:30pm, Dublin Street United Church. Guest speaker: Rob Howard - Nine Things I learned from Other People's Gardens.

FRI. OCT. 27

GWSA +55 Halloween Howl Dance with DJ Ted Lavoie, 1 to 3:30pm, Evergreen Seniors Centre. Advance tickets $8 at the front desk, 519-823-1291.

SAT. OCT. 28

Marsville Lions Community Breakfast. Last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. Lions serve an all you can eat hearty breakfast. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

THURS. NOV. 9

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

SAT. NOV. 25

Marsville Lions Community Breakfast. Last Saturday of every month. Marsville Community Centre. Lions serve an all you can eat hearty breakfast. $5/plate. 7:30 to 10am.

TUES. NOV. 28

Guelph Horticultural Society General Meeting/Annual Holiday Penny Table, 7pm, Dublin Street United Church. Guest speaker: Patricia Patrick- Christmas Traditions, New and Old. New members welcome, info at www.guelphhort.org.

THURS. DEC. 7

7:30pm. Arthur Agricultural Society - Downstairs hall, Arthur Community Centre. All welcome.

FRI. DEC. 8

GWSA +55 Snowball Dance with DJ Ted Lavoie, 1 to 3:30pm, Evergreen Seniors Centre. Advance tickets $8 at the front desk, 519-823-1291. 

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