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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.

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, Campbellville.

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.

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

Al-Anon Courage to Grow, for family and friends of alcoholics, St. James Anglican Church, Fergus. Upstairs meeting room, every Thursday evening 7:30pm.

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 information.

Ribfest, 6-9pm. Mount Forest and District Sports Complex, east parking lot. $15 Advanced rib dinner tickets. Proceeds to Cancer Patient Services and local youth sports in memory of Bill Walker.

Arthur & District Hort members and friends car pool to St. Jacob’s Country Gardens, Elmira. 5:45 p.m. Free Pond Seminar. Meet at 200 Tucker St. Arthur. Call 519-820-5913 for more details

FRI. JULY 20

Chicken barbecue, 4:30 to 7pm, Erin Fairgrounds. Drive through or sit down. Half chicken $15, quarter chicken white $13, double dark quarter $13. To order call Carol 519-833-0455.

SAT. JULY 21

Guelph Legion Saturday night dance, 8 to 11pm, featuring Jack Younger. Cover charge at door.

Join Ignatius staff from 9:30am to 12:30pm for a morning of in-stream work to further improve the health of the creek. Free, registration required, contact 519-824-1250 ext 224.

Arthur Door serving the young people of Arthur is holding a breakfast fundraiser to raise funds for operations and a new outside sign. Breakfast 8 to 11am. All welcome. 519-848-5900.

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.

Alan and Elizabeth Ghent Scottish bag piping, 6:45pm, at the Arthur Cenotaph, every Sunday until Aug. 26. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy.

WED. JULY 25

Wellington County Dairy Producer summer info meeting, 8pm at the farm of Willard Martin, 9571 Con. 6 Mount Forest. For more info call 519-827-7453.

Internet Safety Awareness, 7 to 9pm. With Wellington County OPP. Horizon Quest, 265 Bridge St., Fergus. Free.

Grey Wellington Theatre Guild Casting for Miracle on 34th Street, The Play, 7pm. Harriston Town Hall Theatre, 68 Elora Street South, Harriston. Some chorus and dance roles.

FRI. JULY 27

Alma Optimist beef barbecue, 5 to 7pm, Alma Community Centre, $15.

Theatre Orangeville presents The Secret Garden, July 27 to 29, 519-942-3423 for more information or see online.

Friday movie night, Fireproof, 7pm, Knox Presbyterian Church Palmerston. Ice cream, chips, popcorn and pops offered. Free will donation.

Artisan's Day, 3-6:30pm. Wellington North Farmer's Market. Crafters of wood; metal; cloth; paint and more. Live music with John Restas.

SAT. JULY 28

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

Guelph Legion Saturday night dance, 8 to 11pm, Fred or Jr, cover charge at door.

Karaoke, 8:30pm. Arthur Legion Br. 26.

TUES. JULY 31

Roll up your sleeve and help to save a life by donating blood in Fergus, 2:30 to 7:30pm, Centre Wellington sportsplex. Book your appointment online or by calling 1-888-236-6283.

WED. AUG. 1

Mission Thrift Store Customer Appreciation Day. Win prizes and get sweet deals!

FRI. AUG. 3

Wellington North Farmer's Market. Extended hours 3 to 7:30pm through the month of August.

Celebrate 30 Years of Crime Stoppers Guelph Wellington, 10:30am. Flag raising outside the Mount Forest Museum & Archives on Main Street, followed by a free BBQ, cake and FUN at Murphy's Park. Balloons for the first 100 children.

SAT. AUG. 4

Guelph Legion Saturday night dance, 8 to 11pm, Jack Younger will be playing. Cover charge at the door.

SUN. AUG. 5

Britton Loyal Orange Lodge 162 anniversary, Wallaceville Methodist Church, parade 10am, service 11am. Lunch and remembrance service at Mount Hope Cemetery. All welcome.

McKee Cemetery memorial service, 2pm, speaker Rev. Rienk Vlietstra. Rain location St. John's United Church, Belwood. Please bring lawn chairs.

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.

Sacred Heart Church, Kenilworth annual buffet supper and garden party, 4 to 7pm. Adults $15, kids 5 to 12 $7, under 5 eat free. Bingo, games, penny tables and more. All welcome.

TUES. AUG. 7

Mount Forest United Church vacation bible school, Aug. 7 to 10, 9am to noon, children 5 to 12 years of age. Call 519-323-1910 to register for free.

WED. AUG. 8

The Heritage Music Festival, featuring the 68th Canadian Open Old Time Fiddle championship, Aug. 8 to 12 in Shelburne, 519-925-3037 for more information.

Barrie Hill United Church drive thru chicken barbecue, 4:30 to 6:30pm. $15. Advanced tickets only, call 226-343-0367 for info.

THURS. AUG. 9

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

SAT. AUG. 11

Guelph Legion jam session, 2 to 5pm, bring your instruments and join in, donation at door. Saturday night dance to follow, 8 to 11pm, Fred or JR will be playing. Cover charge at the door.

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.

Community Memorial & Decoration Day Service, 3pm. Greenfield Cemetery, Arthur. Please bring a lawn chair. In case of rain, service will be held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Arthur.

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 information.

Arthur United Church PeachFest, cold roast turkey, ham, salads, peach desserts, 5 to 7pm, Arthur Community Centre, tickets at door, adults $15, children 7 to 12 $6, 6 and under free.

SAT. AUG 18

Guelph Legion Saturday night dance, 8 to 11pm, featuring Rob Martine. Cover charge at the door.

TUES. AUG 21

Guelph Township Horticultural summer show, 7pm, join us for the herb challenge and refreshments. Show entries placed between 6 to 7pm. Public welcome. 7368 Wellington Road 30, Marden Community Centre.

FRI. AUG 24

Theatre Orangeville presents Robin Hood, Aug. 24 to 26, 519-942-3423 for more information or see online.

SAT. AUG. 25

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

Aviation fun day, Region of Waterloo International Airport, 10am to 4pm. Grab your walking shoes and explore the airport on foot at this free family event. Please bring a non-perishable food item or cash donation for the Food Bank.

Guelph Legion Saturday night dance, 8 to 11pm, Fred or JR will be playing. Cover charge at the door.

THURS. AUG. 30

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

FRI. AUG. 31

Ontario Steam and Antique Preservers Association 58th annual Steam-Era at Country Heritage Park, Aug. 31 to Sept. 3. Pieces from our agricultural past, events for the entire family. 519-820-2510 for more information.

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.

Gospel in the country, Sept. 7 and 8. Featuring musical artists: The Torchmen Quartet, The Chapelaires, The Stiff Family and Surrendered, 244022 Southgate Rd. Southgate, ON. Bring a lawn chair, Paul Braeker 226-749-3441 for more information.

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.

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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 information.

WED. SEPT. 19

Theatre Orangeville presents True Confessions, Sept. 19 to 23, 519-942-3423 for more information or see online.

FRI. SEPT. 21

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

SAT. SEPT. 22

Pedal for Portage, 8am to 2pm, Grand River Raceway, Elora. Register to ride, become a cycle partner 519-501-5135. Bring awareness to youth addiction and help kids in need.

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 information.

Theatre Orangeville presents Lunenberg, Oct. 11 to 28, 519-942-3423 for more information or see online.

SAT. OCT. 13

Arthur and District Chamber of Commerce 25th Anniversary, Arthur and Area Community Centre, cocktails 6pm, beef dinner 6:30pm. Guest speaker Darryl Sittler, NHL Alumni. Tickets $50, call 519-848-5603.

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. NOV. 29

Theatre Orangeville presents A Christmas Story, Nov. 29 to Dec. 23, 519-942-3423 for more information or see online.

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 information.

FRI. DEC. 14

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

THURS. FEB. 14

Theatre Orangeville presents Across the Pond The British Invasion, Feb. 14 to March 3, 519-942-3423 for more information or see online.

THURS. MARCH 28

Theatre Orangeville presents Off the Grid, March 28 to April 14, 519-942-3423 for more information or see online.

THURS. MAY 2

Theatre Orangeville presents Where You Are, May 2 to 19, 519-942-3423 for more information or see online.

 

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