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FRI. FEB. 24

7pm. Musical Hootenanny at 7pm. Arkell United Church, 600 Arkell Rd. Sign up for your time in the spotlight or just enjoy.

Loonie Toonie Euchre, 7:30pm. Arthur United Church Friendship Hall. Admission: $3. Prizes and refreshments.

5:30pm, Puslinch Community Centre. All-you-can-eat pasta dinner, cash bar, silent auction and door prizes. Adults $20; children 5-12 $10; under 5 $2. Tickets at Sunrise Therapeutic Riding or call 519-766-1097.

6 to 7pm: All Saints Community Dinner. Baked 'bone-in' ham, Scalloped potatoes, broccoli, corn, dessert and drinks! No sermon, no charge; free will offerings. Gluten-free available. 81 Main St, Erin. Games night to follow.

Trivia Night in Palmerston at the Roundhouse. Register at 7:30, trivia from 8 to 10pm. $10/person, pay at the door. Proceeds to Farmer's Market and Railway Heritage Museum. 519-497-4559.

7pm, Marriage Enrichment Seminar. How Love and Respect impact your marriage. $30/couple includes lunch and refreshments. Register by Feb. 18. 519-323-1023.

Fergus contra dance with music by Relative Harmony. No partner/previous experience needed. Doors open at 7:30pm, St. James Church, Fergus. $12 (students $8). 519-843-9971.

Curl For A Cause Bonspiel at Fergus Curling Club, Mar. 25. Anyone can participate in the "Online Auction": www.curlforacause.ca. Items will increase closer to event.

Euchre night by Brighton Chapter No. 201 O.E.S. at Fergus Masonic Lodge 130 St. Andrew St. E Fergus. 7:30pm. $4/person. Prizes and light lunch. All welcome, no experience necessary!

SAT. FEB. 25

25 Hole Indoor Mini Golf, Palmerston Legion, must preregister, teams of 4 preferred. $20/person, age of majority event. Info: 519-343-3919.

Elora Legion Branch 229. Members and Volunteers Appreciation Night, 7pm in the Legion Clubroom.

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.

Creative Club! Kids in Gr. SK-5 can join us from 10am to 12pm for a free morning of singing, bible stories, crafts, eating, and fun! Theme: Love and Faithfulness. Canadian Reformed Church of Fergus North; 6534 First Line.

Royal City Ambassadors and Royal City Ukulele Ensemble combine for a show: Chords of the Community. 7pm, Harcourt Church. Supporting Chalmers Community Services.

Elora Legion Saturday Night Dance, Maple Leaf Hall. Doors open at 8pm Tickets $12/person. Music by Swan Creek.

Elora Co-operative Preschool Annual Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser at CW District High School from 4 to 8pm. Paw Patrol will appear from 5 to 7pm. Tickets: $10/adult ($12 at door), $5/child 5-12 ($6 at door). Children 4 and under free. Visit Village Kids, Fraberts or elorapreschool.ca for tickets.

SUN. FEB. 26

Guelph-Wellington Master Gardeners 'A Day in the Garden 2017'. 8:45am to 2:30pm. $50 includes 3 speakers, lunch, demonstrations, and prizes. Victoria Park East Golf Club, Guelph, Register: 519-824-4120 ext 56714.

Celebrate your physical, emotional and spiritual wellness at the CW Women’s Expo. At The CW Sportsplex starting at 11am. Admission $5, with proceeds benefitting Groves Foundation.

Arthur Legion: Jam Session, 2 to 5pm.

Rising Stars! Concert featuring soprano Julia Morson and tenor Andrew Walker of the Elora Singers. 3pm, Knox Presbyterian Church, Guelph. Freewill offering. Partially in support of Knox Church music scholarship program.

MON. FEB. 27

Start your week with a friendly group with similar interests "Euchre". Pair up with a partner or bring a friend. Every Monday starting at 7:30pm at the Fergus Legion.

TUES. FEB. 28

12 noon: Community Senior’s Soup and Sandwich Lunch followed by cards and games at Ebenezer United Church, 12274 Guelph Line. Info: Willy at 519-763-7707 or online.

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

Pancake Supper, St. Paul’s Anglican Church Mount Forest. 5 to 7pm. All you can eat pancakes, real maple syrup, sausage.Dessert and beverage $8. Takeout available. Everyone welcome.

Pancake supper, 5 to 7pm, Arthur Community Center, hosted by Grace Anglican Church, Arthur. Scalloped potatoes, ham, salad, rolls, real maple syrup, beverages. Adults $15. Children 12-6, $7. Under 6 free, take-out available.

Pancake and Sausage Supper. Shrove Tuesday. 5 to 7pm. St. Paul's Normanby. $8/Adult, $4/Child (8 - 12) Under 8 - free. 519-367-2621. Sponsored by FaithLife Financial.

Mount Forest United Church, Pancake Supper, 5 to 7pm, Pancakes, real maple syrup, sausage/ham, applesauce, dessert and refreshments. $8/Adult, $4/Child, Preschoolers are free.

Pancake and Sausage Supper, 5 to 7:30pm, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Fergus. By donation. To estimate numbers, "tickets" can be picked up at the church office, or 519-843-3565. Proceeds benefit the mission to Nicaragua.

Pancake Supper, 5 to 7pm at St. James Anglican Church, 171 Queen St. E. Fergus. 519-843-2141. Tickets at the door. Adults $8, Children under 10 - $4, Families $20 with kids 10 yrs and under.

Just for Women Just for Fun! Sat. Apr. 29. Early bird saving before Feb. 28. Visit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Wellington website or call 519-323-4273.

Pancake and Sausage Supper, 5 to 7pm, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 146 Sligo Rd W, Mt. Forest. $8/Adult, $4/Child (6-12), 5 and under - free. All you can eat.

Pancake Supper at St. John’s Anglican Church Parish Hall, 115 Main St. Rockwood, from 5 to 7pm. $5/person and children 5 and under are free.

Arthur and Area Historical Society meeting. 7:30 to 9pm. David M. Kozinets Centre, 146 George St. Topic: Canadian and Arthur Railway, presented by Ian Turner, Dave Stack, John Walsh. All welcome.

Pancake supper, 6pm. Mimosa United Church, 5980 Well. Rd. 26. Enjoy a time of good food and friendship.

All you can eat pancake and sausage supper. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Alma. 4:30 to 7pm. Free will offering.

WED. MAR. 1

Rockwood and District Lions Club Appreciation Night at Rockmosa Hall. For reservations call Don 519-856-4746. $15.

Ash Wednesday Service at St. John’s Anglican Church, Rockwood at 7pm.

Do you or someone you know have Parkinson’s? We are here to help. For info on a Parkinson’s support group in your area, call 1-888-851-7376 or find us online.

12 noon. Ash Wednesday Service. Arkell United Church, 600 Arkell Rd. Contact the church at 519-821-7623.

THURS. MAR. 2

Mary Karavos, Laurie Skantzos, Sophie Hogan and Jessica Masters come together to exhibit new work in a variety of mediums. Mar. 2 - 26, Elora Centre for the Arts.

FRI. MAR. 3

World Day of Prayer service at Westminster St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, 206 Victoria Rd, N, Guelph, 2pm. Theme: "Am I Being Unfair To You", written by the Women of the Philippines. Social time to follow. All are welcome to attend.

Prominent male community members will model their own unique bra designs at The Bro Show at Wellington County Museum, 7 to 10pm. $10 admission, cash bar, silent auction. Proceeds benefit Groves Foundation.

World Day of Prayer service for the Rockwood area at St. John’s Anglican Church, 112 Guelph St, Rockwood, 1pm. Filipino refreshments will be served after the service. All welcome.

World Day Of Prayer Service, 2pm at Melville United Church, Fergus. Speaker: Ruth Cooke. There will be a time of fellowship following the service. Everyone is welcome.

World Day of Prayer, Grace Anglican Church, Arthur. 7:30pm.Host country is the Philippines. Refreshments. All Welcome.

SAT. MAR. 4

Roast Beef Dinner at Knox Presbyterian Church, Palmerston. 2 Sittings – 4:30 and 6pm. Cost $15/person. For Tickets call 519-343-3805. Come meet our New Minister Rev. Nick Pavel.

St. John CWL St. Patrick’s Bazaar and Tea, 12:30 to 2:30pm at St. John Parish Centre, Georgina St, Arthur. Tea tables, baking, penny table, draws and more. Draws start at 2pm.

Optimist Club of CW-Fergus, Trivia Contest at Fergus Legion. Doors open 5:30pm, Dinner 6:30, Trivia at 7:30. Enter a team of 4 for $25/person by Feb. 25. 519-843-5142. Age of majority.

Spaghetti Dinner by Brighton Chapter 201 Eastern Star and Knox Service Club at Knox Elora Presbyterian Church, 6pm. Tickets: Adults $12, under 12 yrs $8. Call 519-846-0680 or 519-846-7255 by March 1.

Community Men's Breakfast, 8 to 9am. Ebenezer United 12274 Guelph Line just north of Brookville. Meet other men in our community. Info: MaryLou at 519-853-4399. Info online.

SUN. MAR. 5

Thomas the Tank Engine and friends invite kids of all ages to watch them operate on the Pacific Western's 2500 sq. ft. model railroad layout, 10am to 4pm at 50 Crimea St. Guelph. $5/Adult, under 13 free. More info online. Guelph Model Railroad Society.

Organ Recital, 3pm, St. George’s Church, Guelph, hosts a recital by several members of the Royal Canadian College of Organists, Waterloo-Wellington Centre. Donations accepted to the Cabena Scholarship Fund.

Alma Optimist Toy Show and Sale at the Alma Community Centre. 10am to 3pm. $3/person, 12 and under free. For info or for table information, call 519-843-1055.

MON. MAR. 6

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

TUES. MAR. 7

Open auditions for men: Wellington County's premier male a cappella chorus. No charge. No experience necessary. 7pm. Rm 180, Orchard Park, Ignatius Jesuit Centre, Guelph. 519-546-4995.

Erin Refugee Action Community Night: Experiences from Greece. Barbara Harrison will share stories of working with Syrian refugees in Athens. Get the latest news from ERA. All Saints Anglican Church, Erin, 7pm.

WED. MAR. 8

Euchre Night at Rockwood Community Centre. 7pm. $5/person. Prizes and lunch to follow. Sponsored by Rockwood District Lioness.

Euchre. Harriston Legion #296, starts at 7:30pm. Light Lunch provided. $5/person. Bring a partner. For more info call 338-2843.

Mar. 8 and 22 at 2pm. Afternoon Out. Arkell United Church, 600 Arkell Rd. Cards, sweets and more. Info: Ross, 519-822-6063.

Grand Quilt Guild March Meeting, 7:30pm at the Fergus Legion. Speaker Dorothy Fu: "The Story of my Quilts - Traditional to Pictorial." Guests $8. See their website for more info.

THURS. MAR. 9

New Horizons meeting at Maryhill Community Centre, 58 St. Charles St. E, Maryhill. $2 admission. 10 to 11:30am. Speaker: Jim Rodger, co-ordinator of the Prime Ministers Statues and Educational Resources Advisory Committee. "The Prime Ministers Home is our Castle"

Public Notice: Farnham Cemetery Board will hold their annual meeting at 6:30pm, 86 Farnham Rd, Puslinch. Contact: Barb Jefferson, 519-823-5945.

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

FRI. MAR. 10

7:30pm: Euchre Games at St. John's Church, 28 Queen St., Belwood. Elevator accessible.

Curl For A Cause Bonspiel at Fergus Curling Club, Mar. 25. Anyone can participate in the "Online Auction": www.curlforacause.ca. Items will increase closer to event.

SAT. MAR. 11

Jam at the Drayton Legion, 2pm, 15 Elm St. Bring an instrument and join in the fun.

Elora Legion Br229 is hosting a Family Spaghetti Dinner, 4 to 6pm. Freewill offering to The Door Youth Centre.

Alma Optimist Country Dance, Alma Community Centre. 8 to 12pm. $12.50. Dance to Marion's Country Band.

Arthur Legion: Irish Pub Night, 8:30pm.

SUN. MAR. 12

St. Patrick's day euchre party at Sacred Heart Church, Kenilworth at 7:30pm. Admission: $2.50 light lunch, door prize, 50/25/25 draw and penny table. Everyone welcome.

MON. MAR. 13

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

TUES. MAR. 14

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

WED. MAR. 15

Euchre Party at Alma Community Centre, 7:30pm. $3/person. Prizes and lunch. Sponsored by Alma Women's Institute.

Fergus and District Horticultural Society Meeting, 7:30pm Victoria Park Senior Centre, Fergus. Speaker Peter Middleton - Ferns and Orchids of the Bruce Peninsula. Info 519-843-7703.

Arthur Legion: General Meeting, 7pm.

THURS. MAR. 16

Euchre: 7:30pm at the Murray Farwell Family Centre, St Mary RC Church in Mount Forest. $3 includes prizes and light lunch.

Arthur United Church Women hosting Coffee Hour, 9:30am. Speaker, Helen Murray, "Living Positively". Special music. Come mingle with other churches in town. Everyone welcome.

FRI. MAR. 17

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

Celebrate with DJ Ted Lavoie, 1 to 3:30pm at Evergreen Seniors Community Ctr. 683 Woolwich St. Guelph. Advance tickets $8 including HST and refreshments available at the front desk.

Irish Stew at the Fergus Legion Br. 275 for St. Patrick's. Good food for the family. $12 for adults, $7 for kids. Starts at 6pm. Entertainment by Graham & Bowie in the clubroom at 7pm.

Arthur Legion: Mar. 17, Wing Night, 6 to 8pm. All You Can Eat $15. No Take outs. Mar. 18, Karaoke 2 to 5pm.

SAT. MAR. 18

Best Friends Band, 2:30 to 5pm at Royal Legion, 57 Watson Pkwy, Guelph. Free admission. All welcome. 519-822-1565.

Shamrock Supper at Elora United Church 5 to 7pm. Beef Stew and Ham Buffet. Adults $12, Children $3. Tickets at the door or church office.

SUN. MAR. 19

Jamboree. Harriston Legion #296. Admission $5. Doors open 12pm, Entertainment starts 1pm. Supper $10, served at 4:30pm.Musicians, singers, dancers and spectators welcome. For info: 338-2843.

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"Shaking Out the Quilt: The Quilting Bee & Ontario Farm Diaries" by Catharine Wilson at Aboyne Hall, 2pm. All welcome. Free. Sponsored by Wellington County Historical Society. Info. 519-546-3450.

TUES. MAR. 21

6pm: Potluck Supper and awards night. Guelph Twp. Hort Soc. Speaker TBA. Bring a food to share, dishes and cutlery. Beverage provided. Marden Community Centre, 7368 Well. Rd. 30. 519-822-5289.

12pm. Senior's Lunch. Arkell United Church, 600 Arkell Rd. Afternoon of food, music, cards and fellowship. Contact the church at 519-821-7623.

WED. MAR. 22

7:30pm, Elora and Salem Horticultural Society meeting at the Elora Library, Lower Level Room. Elisabeth Burrows, “Growing Nuts”. All welcome; light refreshments provided.

FRI. MAR. 24

Chili Dinner Cook Off. Sittings 5-6pm, 6-7pm. Tickets $13, children under 12, free. Call 519-836-6777 for tickets. Followed by Hootenanny/Open Mic. Sign up for your time in the spotlight or just enjoy. Arkell United Church, 600 Arkell Rd. 519-821-7623.

SAT. MAR. 25

Johnny Cash Tribute Concert at Fergus Grand Theatre, 7:30pm. For tickets, see the Centre Wellington website. $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.

Curl For A Cause Bonspiel at Fergus Curling Club.Anyone can participate in the "Online Auction": www.curlforacause.ca. Items will increase closer to event.

Arthur Legion: Karaoke, 8:30pm.

TUES. MAR. 28

Guelph Horticultural Society General Meeting and Potluck Dinner. Dublin Street United Church, Guelph. 6:30 to 9:30pm. Speaker: Denise Huck from Colour Paradise Greenhouses, 'New Plants for 2017'. More info online.

Community Seniors Soup And Sandwich Lunch. Noon. Ebenezer United, 12274 Guelph Line. Soup and sandwich lunch followed by cards and games. Free will offering. 519-763-7707.

THURS. MAR. 30

Euchre: 7:30pm at the Murray Farwell Family Centre, St Mary RC Church in Mount Forest. $3 includes prizes and light lunch.

SUN. APR. 2

Raise The Roof Fundraiser, Elora Legion. Elvis Presley/Roy Orbison Tribute Show, 7:30pm. Maple Leaf Hall. $22/person Available in advance and at the door. For info: 519-846-9611.

Harriston Legion's Annual Mini Golf and Steak Dinner. Branch #296. 1pm Sharp Start. $20/person, kids 12 and under $14, Steak/Chicken Dinner only $15, Families of 5 or more $15/person. Sign up by Mar. 18. For info: 519-338-2843.

THURS. APR. 13

New Horizons meeting at Maryhill Community Centre, 58 St. Charles St. E, Maryhill. $2 admission. 10 to 11:30am. Speaker: Scott Gallagher, Certified Athletic Therapist. "Is Your Body Keeping up with You?"

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

SAT. APR. 15

Best Friends Band, 2:30 to 5pm at Royal Legion, 57 Watson Pkwy, Guelph. Free admission. All welcome. 519-822-1565.

FRI. APR. 21

7:30pm: Euchre Games at St. John's Church, 28 Queen St., Belwood. Elevator accessible.

TUES. APR. 25

Guelph Horticultural Society General Meeting and Mini Show, Dublin Street United Church, Guelph. 7:30 to 9:30pm. Speaker: Dr. Jeremy McNeil "Are Humans Really Smarter Than Insects".

WED. APR. 26

7:30pm, Elora and Salem Horticultural Society meeting at the Elora Library, Lower Level Room. Joanna Baars from ‘Arthur Greenhouses’ will present on “Vegetable Gardening”. All welcome; light refreshments provided.

SAT. APR. 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.

THURS. MAY 11

New Horizons meeting at Maryhill Community Centre, 58 St. Charles St. E, Maryhill. $2 admission. 10 to 11:30am. Speaker: Bill Schwarz, Kirkwood Wagner Art Gallery and Lawyer. "Art is an Emotion and the Law is the Law"

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

SAT. MAY. 13

28th Annual Spring Plant Sale - 8 to 11am, rain or shine. Old Salem Schoolhouse Parking Lot, at Cty Rds 7 & 18 across from Esso Station. Diverse variety of plants and bags of compost available. If you have plants to donate, call 519-824-7867.

FRI. MAY. 19

7:30pm: Euchre Games at St. John's Church, 28 Queen St., Belwood. Elevator accessible.

TUES. MAY. 23

Guelph Horticultural Society General Meeting and Mini Show, Dublin Street United Church, Guelph. 7:30 to 9:30pm. Speaker: Kat Granger, "Hydrangeas Demystified". More info online.

SAT. MAY. 27

Headwaters Health Care Centre Friendship Gardens' Perennial Plant Sale in HHCC Kids' Garden, 140 Rolling Hills Dr. Orangeville. 8:30 to 11am. Expert Gardeners on hand for advice. Free parking. Thanks to Scotiabank for their support.

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. JUNE 8

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

FRI. JUNE 16

7:30pm: Euchre Games at St. John's Church, 28 Queen St., Belwood. Elevator accessible.

SAT. JUNE 24

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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