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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 families 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.

Free exercise and falls prevention classes (55+) every Monday and Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30am, Ebenezer United Church, 12274 Guelph Line.

Living with Loss, peer-led support group for adults (18+) grieving the death of a loved one. First Wednesday of every month, 7 to 9pm, Birmingham Retirement Community, Mount Forest. Free to attend. 519-603-0196 for more information.

Daffodil month volunteers needed, selling daffodil pins for the Canadian Cancer Society, you can help save lives and support local people who are living with cancer.

Spiritual youth, family and marriage counseling every Tuesday, 10am to 3pm, Knox Presbyterian Church Palmerston. Scheduled appointments necessary. Nick Pavel, 519-343- 3201.

Alzheimer Society of Waterloo Wellington 6 week family education program for supporting a person living with dementia. Begins May 28, 9:30 to 11:30am, Erin Family Health Team office. 519-742-1422 for registration and information.

THURS. MAY 24

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

Centre Wellington District High School water walk, begins at noon at the school.

FRI. MAY 25

Fergus contra dance, 8 to 10:30pm, St. James Anglican Church, Fergus. Adults $12, students $8, youth free. All welcome. Called by Frank Francalanza. Music by Ian Bell and Willie Henry.

Arthur United Church spring yard/rummage/bake sale, May 25, 9am to 7pm and May 26, 8am to 12pm. Something for everyone, clothing, toys, household items, baking and more.

Knox Palmerston Church, Friday ice cream movie night: Heaven is for real, 7pm. Ice-cream, popcorn, chips, juice for free. Donations accepted.

3 evenings of ministerial worship in Palmerston, at Knox Church, 6pm, May 25, 26 and 27. Come together for worship and meditation. Details on church website.

Mom2mom sale, Centre Wellington sportsplex, 2 to 7pm, EarlyON child and family fundraiser. If you would like to purchase a table to sell your items contact 519-843-7000 ext 33.

Wing night, Harriston Legion, 6:30pm, $20 all you can eat, $10 for a lb.(Takeout add $1 per container) 519-338-2843.

Spring concert with singer-songwriter Jacob Moon to benefit the CW Pregnancy Centre. Doors open at Grace Christian Fellowship at 7pm, intermission with delicious desserts & drinks. Tickets $35, available at the Pregnancy Centre.

Century Church Theatre, Hillsburgh Two Many Cooks, a comedy by Marcia Kash and Douglas E. Hughes, directed by Jo Phenix. May 25 to June 3. Fridays and Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 2:30pm, 519-855-4586.

All Saints Church community dinner, 6 to 7pm, shepherd’s pie and squares for dessert. Free will donations gratefully accepted. Games night to follow upstairs.

SAT. MAY 26

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month at the Marsville hall. 7:30 to 10am, $5/plate.

Friendship Gardens perennial plant sale, 8:30 to 11am, Headwaters Healthcare Centre, Orangeville. Free parking. Over 1,000 plants for sale. Expert gardeners. Proceeds support Friendship Gardens at Headwaters Healthcare Centre.

Jam session, The Guelph Legion will be hosting this event, 2 to 5pm. Bring your instruments and join in the fun with other musicians. Donation at door.

Saturday night dance, The Royal Canadian Legion Guelph. Rob Martine will be playing for your dancing pleasure, 8 to 11pm. Donation at door.

Annual perennial plant sale, 8:30 to 11am, Headwaters Healthcare Centre, Orangeville. Free parking, expert gardeners on hand. Proceeds support Friendship Gardens.

Eden Mills Arts Festival, May 26 and 27, 11am to 5pm, Eden Mills Community Hall. 30 artists represented, live music, homemade food.

2018 Spring plant sale, 9am to 2pm (rain or shine), Guelph Water Works. Cash or cheques only. Large selection of plants, and rain barrels. 519-824-4120 ext. 56714.

Tart Galore festival, 11am to 3pm, 8 Peel Street, Alma. Supported by St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church.

CW Dog Park 3rd annual perennial plant sale fundraiser, 9am to 2pm, 840 Glengarry Cres., Fergus. All pots $5.

Neustadt and District Lions annual crab, steak or lobsterfest, at the Neustadt Arena. Food Served 4 to 8pm. Crableg dinner $26, steak dinner $25, lobster dinner $29, dessert extra. Tickets 519-799-5914, 519-799-5791, 519-799-5346, or 519-799-5767.

The Crossings Project, 7 to 11pm, 46 Essex St Guelph, tickets $25, 519-831-4670 for more info.

Giant garage, plant, bake and book sale, St. John's Anglican Church, 8am to noon. Please bring a food bank donation.

Perennial sale hosted by Maranatha Christian School, 8am to noon, Canadian Reformed Church, Fergus. Proceeds to the school.

Touch -A- Truck, 9am to 1pm. Drayton Agricultural Hall parking lot, 49 Elm Street. Mapleton Splash Pad fundraiser. Vendor sale, splash pad design reveal.

Arthur Legion karaoke, 8:30pm.

Elora Lions annual Skyburst Fireworks Fundraiser, Grand River Raceway. Admission $5 or $20 per family. Music, bouncy castles, dancing and more. Gates open 7pm. Fireworks at dusk.

Mapleton buds and blooms plant/bake sale, 9am to noon, Hammond’s Store, Moorefield. Donations welcome. 519-638-2623

SUN. MAY 27

Cats Anonymous 6th annual "Paws in the Garden" fundraiser, 12 to 4pm, Italian Canadian Club, Guelph. Games, raffles, auctions and lunch. Advance tickets only, $35, 519-855-6850.

The Mount Forest Lions Petvalu guide dog walk, 1:30pm, Murphy Park. Help raise funds for six different guide dogs. 519-509-3491 for info.

Genesis Matters Fellowship meeting, 12:30pm, at the Studio, 275 Gordon St. Fergus. Starting with a fellowship pot luck lunch. Discussion subject Does our solar system exist?

Eden Mills Presbyterian Church 156th anniversary. Hymn sing at 10:15am, service 10:30am. Potluck lunch to follow. Guest minister Rev. Karla Wubbenhorst. Special music by the choir.

Erin Lions walk for dog guides, Centre 2000, Erin. Register 11am, walk noon on Elora Cataract Trailway. Raffle, loot bags, and barbecue.

TUES. MAY 29

Fergus blood donor clinic, 2:30 to 7:30pm, Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex.

THURS. MAY 31

Drive thru chicken dinner, June 7, 5 to 7pm, The Door Youth Centre, Fergus. $15, advance tickets only by May 31. Call St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church for details 519-843-3565.

Speedside United Church beef supper, 5 and 6:30pm seatings, adults $17, kids under 12 $8. For 5pm 519-843-1881, 6:30pm 519-780-5164, takeout 519-843-6587.

FRI. JUNE 1

Community youth drop in, 7 to 9pm, Ebenezer United Church, Guelph Line. All youth grade 7 and up are welcome for food, fun and games and to hang-out. 519-763-7707.

Linwood blood donor clinic, 4 to 8pm, Linwood Community Centre.

Annual fish fry, Murray C. Farewell Parish Centre, St. Mary’s, Mount Forest., 5 to 7pm. $18 per person, limited tickets. 519-323-9112, 519-323-2316 or 519-509-4204.

Guelph Legion paint and plant night, 7 to 9pm. Fundraiser for our new chairs. $50, 519-822-1565 for registration information.

SAT. JUNE 2

Link Up With Duff's, support Community Parish Nurse and Guelph-Wellington Women In Crisis. Golf, euchre, dinner, door prizes and more. Tickets and info 519-763-1163, 519-767-2462.

Community men’s breakfast, 8 to 9am, Ebenezer United Church, Guelph Line. Come and meet other men in our community. Info: MaryLou at 519-853-4399.

Harriston Horticultural Society 17th annual garden festival, 8am to 2pm, Harriston Community Centre, free admission. 519-348-3012 for more information.

Walk with us in support of unborn children, pregnant women in need, the elderly and the vulnerable. Maranatha Canadian Reformed Church, Fergus. Registration 9:30am; walk 10am. Free pizza and drinks after.

National Bowls day at Mount Forest Lawn Bowling Club. Everyone of all ages are invited to come out. 2 to 4pm. Wear loose clothing and flat shoes.

Conestoga Estates bake and garage sale, 8am to 2pm, barbecue at 10:30 am, 8773 Concession 9, Wellington North.

Breakfast, lawnsale and bake table, St. Paul’s Anglican Church Mount Forest, 9 to 11:30am. Breakfast $10, takeout available.

Fundraiser for Mount Forest Optimists club, 9am to 1pm. Fill your trunk with treasures, sell or buy at Mount Forest Old Arena car park, King and Egremont streets. Sellers rent a spot, $20. 519-323-4047 for more information.

Clifford Community Meals on Wheels annual community yard sale, 7am to 7pm, Rotary Pavilion Park, Clifford. 519-327-3719 to donate or volunteer. Rain or shine.

17th annual Harriston garden festival, 8am to 2pm, Harriston Community Centre. Local growers, artisans, garden inspired products. 519-505-5914 for more information.

Harriston firefighters pancake breakfast, 7 to 11am, Harriston arena, entry by donation. Bake sale on site.

Arthur Optimist Club annual fishing derby, Green’s Pond cast off, 9am, Hwy. 109 W. Fire # 7794, Arthur. Prizes and fun for all.

Creativity Picnic, Guelph's Exhibition Park, 1 to 4pm, free family event. Live performances, play tables, story trail, with a special art workshop led by the author, food trucks and more.

Moorefield Optimists annual auction sale, 12:30pm. Moorefield Optimist Hall. Donations accepted. Call Glenn 226-792-8537.

Waterloo Rural Women’s 23rd annual children’s farm safety day, 9:30am to 1:15pm. Milky Wave, 1088 Jesse Place, Floradale. Ages 5 to 12, $5 preregistration. Call Donna 519-576-1933.

SUN. JUNE 3

Rockwood Rocks Music Festival and The Rockwood Farmers' Market, free community event, 10am to 2pm. Food and local goods to purchase. On the green at St. John's Anglican Church.

Super salad supper, Drayton Legion, 5:30pm. 15 Elm Street, Drayton. All are welcome

MON. JUNE 4

Waterloo-Wellington National Farmers Union monthly meeting. 7:30pm, Husky Farm Equipment, Alma. Refreshments and guest speaker. All welcome. 519-803-5781 for information.

Find your voice, sing with The Over Tones, women's 4 part a cappella, Ignatius Loyola Centre, Guelph, 7pm, 519-821-3866.

Monday and Wednesday lawnbowling, 7pm, Harriston Lawn Bowling Club, Arthur Street, Harriston. Brian 519-327-8138

THURS. JUNE 7

Student art auction, Alma Public School, 5:30 to 7pm. Proceeds to Groves Memorial Community Hospital.

FRI. JUNE 8

Trinity United Church, Grand Valley drive thru chicken barbecue. Pick up between 5 and 7pm, $15, advance tickets only. 519-928-5675 or 519-928-5627.

SAT. JUNE 9

Hope 4 Help family friendly music festival, Farquhar Field Elora, 1pm to 12am. Live music, games, camping and more. Tickets $35, 12 and under free. 416-467-8039 for info.

Superhero adventure party, 1 to 4pm, Drayton Agricultural Hall. Mapleton splash pad fundraiser. Photos with superheroes, silent auction, music. Children $25, adults $5.

Plant sale, 8am to 2pm, parking lot of the Mount Forest Greenhouses, 460 Durham E, Mount Forest. Rain or shine.

SUN. JUNE 10

The Three Baritones in Concert, Moorefield United Church, 3pm. Free will offering, Donna 519-638-3258.

SAT. JUNE 11

Erin Village Quilters pot luck social meeting 6:30pm, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Hillsburgh. New members and guests welcome. Guest $5.

Community prayer time, 6 to 7:30pm, upper room at the Fergus library. 519-880-5215 for more information.

WED. JUNE 13

Euchre, Harriston Legion, 7:30pm. Light Snack provided, $5 per person, bring a partner. Call 519-338-2843.

THURS. JUNE 14

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

FRI. JUNE 15

Euchre, St. John's United Church, Belwood, 7:30pm.

Community youth drop in, 7 to 9pm, Ebenezer United Church, Guelph Line. All youth grade 7 and up are welcome for food, fun and games and to hang-out. 519-763-7707.

Guelph Horticultural Society tour of the floral clock and enabling garden, 10am, Riverside Park, Guelph. Meet in the parking lot off of Woolwich Street by the main washrooms. Please bring a lunch for a picnic in the park. Members only.

SAT. JUNE 16

Guelph brain tumour walk, Riverside Park. 8:30am registration, walks starts at 10am. Walk to raise funds for life-changing research, support programs, awareness and more.

SUN. JUNE 17

Father’s Day celebration service, 10am, Ebenezer United Church, Guelph Line. Bring your dad, son, etc. and wear your favourite tie.

TUES. JUNE 19

Luncheon, 11:30am to 1pm, Gale Presbyterian Church, Elmira. Cold ham, salads, bread, dessert, beverage, $12.

WED. JUNE 20

Mount Forest Horticulture Club meeting 7pm. Flower Show Evening Speaker: Colette MacTavish Plant Propagation. Mount Forest United Church, 175 Queen Street East.

THURS. JUNE 21

The Ballinafad Hall Board hosts euchre at the Ballinafad Community Centre, Erin, 7:30pm, bi-weekly. $3 per player. Coffee and tea served. All welcome. 905-866-7702 for info.

FRI. JUNE 22

Strawberry Festival, 4:30 to 7:30pm, includes full dinner. Tickets $20. 1/3 of profits donated to a local charity. 905-854-2423 to reserve tickets.

SUN. JUNE 24

Guelph Legion roast beef dinner, coffee and tea included, dessert extra. $15 per person. Lounge opens at 3pm, dinner 5pm. Advance tickets may be purchased at office or lounge bar.

WED. JUNE 27

Taizé service, 7pm, St. James Church, Fergus. Savour a moment of stillness and reflection at this ecumenical service of music, prayer and meditation. All welcome.

SAT. JUNE 30

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month at the Marsville hall. 7:30 to 10am, $5/plate.

Bethel Baptist Church 5th annual soccer bible camp, July 9 to 13, 9am to noon, ages 5 to 13, free. Register by June 30, 519-843-2890.

SUN. JULY 1

Canada day community worship service, 10am, Brookville Park. Followed by potluck lunch, barbecue, fun and games. Sponsored by St. John’s Anglican, St. David’s Presbyterian, Nassagaweya Presbyterian and Ebenezer United Churches.

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Canada Day celebration, 6 to 10pm, Crossroads Life Church, 99 Young St. W., Harriston. Live entertainment, food, jump houses and fireworks. (No pets please).

MON. JULY 2

Waterloo-Wellington National Farmers Union monthly meeting,. 7:30pm, Husky Farm Equipment, Alma. Refreshments and guest speaker. All welcome. 519-803-5781 for information.

SUN. JULY 8

Guelph Horticultural Society annual garden showcase tour, 1 to 5pm. 7 unique gardens, rain or shine. $10 adults, kids under 12 are free, no pets. For more information see online.

THURS. JULY 12

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

SAT. JULY 14

Guelph Horticultural Society "Summer Glory" annual summer flower show, Old Quebec Street Shoppes, downtown Guelph. Entries to be placed from 9 to 11am. Judging to begin at 11am. See online for more details.

MON. JULY 16

Erin Community VBS "Peacelab" camp, July 16 to 20, 9am to noon, ages 5 to 12, Erin United Church. Fun music, drama, crafts and more. Register: Kelly 519-323-6772, $10/family.

THURS. JULY 19

The Ballinafad Hall Board hosts euchre at the Ballinafad Community Centre, Erin, 7:30pm, bi-weekly. $3 per player. Coffee and tea served. All welcome. 905-866-7702 for info.

SUN. JULY 22

Christmas in July, turkey and all the trimmings. Guelph Legion, $20, 3pm lounge opens, 5pm dinner. Advance tickets may be purchased during business hours.

SAT. JULY 28

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month at the Marsville hall. 7:30 to 10am, $5/plate.

MON. AUG. 6

Waterloo-Wellington National Farmers Union monthly meeting,. 7:30pm, Husky Farm Equipment, Alma. Refreshments and guest speaker. All welcome. 519-803-5781 for information.

THURS. AUG. 9

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

SUN. AUG. 12

Roast beef dinner, coffee and tea included, dessert extra. Guelph Legion, $15. Advance tickets may be purchased during business hours at the lounge bar or office.

THURS. AUG 16

The Ballinafad Hall Board hosts euchre at the Ballinafad Community Centre, Erin, 7:30pm, bi-weekly. $3 per player. Coffee and tea served. All welcome. 905-866-7702 for info.

SAT. AUG. 25

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month at the Marsville hall. 7:30 to 10am, $5/plate.

THURS. AUG. 30

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

MON. SEPT. 3

Waterloo-Wellington National Farmers Union monthly meeting,. 7:30pm, Husky Farm Equipment, Alma. Refreshments and guest speaker. All welcome. 519-803-5781 for information.

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.

The Ballinafad Hall Board hosts euchre at the Ballinafad Community Centre, Erin, 7:30pm, bi-weekly. $3 per player. Coffee and tea served. All welcome. 905-866-7702 for info.

SUN. SEPT. 16

Guelph Legion pork schnitzel dinner, $15. Lounge opens at 3pm, dinner served at 5pm. Advance tickets may be purchased at the lounge bar or office during business hours.

FRI. SEPT. 21

Euchre, St. John's United Church, Belwood, 7:30pm.

TUES. SEPT. 25

Guelph Horticultural Society general meeting and mini flower show, 7:30pm, Dublin Street United Church, Guelph. Speaker: Paul Zammit, Planning and Planting for all seasons.

SAT. SEPT. 29

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month at the Marsville hall. 7:30 to 10am, $5/plate.

MON. OCT. 1

Waterloo-Wellington National Farmers Union monthly meeting,. 7:30pm, Husky Farm Equipment, Alma. Refreshments and guest speaker. All welcome. 519-803-5781 for information.

THURS. OCT. 11

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

The Ballinafad Hall Board hosts euchre at the Ballinafad Community Centre, Erin, 7:30pm, bi-weekly. $3 per player. Coffee and tea served. All welcome. 905-866-7702 for info.

FRI. OCT. 19

Euchre, St. John's United Church, Belwood, 7:30pm.

TUES. OCT. 23

Guelph Horticultural Society general meeting and mini flower show, 7:30pm, Dublin Street United Church, Guelph. Speaker: Tara Nolan Raised Bed Revolution: Why Raised Beds Rule.

SAT. OCT. 27

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month at the Marsville hall. 7:30 to 10am, $5/plate.

THURS. NOV. 8

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

The Ballinafad Hall Board hosts euchre at the Ballinafad Community Centre, Erin, 7:30pm, bi-weekly. $3 per player. Coffee and tea served. All welcome. 905-866-7702 for info.

FRI. NOV. 16

Euchre, St. John's United Church, Belwood, 7:30pm.

SAT. NOV. 24

Marsville Lions community breakfast, last Saturday of every month at the Marsville hall. 7:30 to 10am, $5/plate.

THURS. DEC. 6

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

The Ballinafad Hall Board hosts euchre at the Ballinafad Community Centre, Erin, 7:30pm, bi-weekly. $3 per player. Coffee and tea served. All welcome. 905-866-7702 for info.

FRI. DEC. 14

Euchre, St. John's United Church, Belwood, 7:30pm.

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