Events for May 2016

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Pancake Breakfast

Queensborough’s

Pancake Breakfast

Queensborough Community Centre

(1853 Queensborough Rd.)

For information 613 473-4550

Sunday May 1, 2016

From 8:00 a.m. " Noon

Pancakes

Eggs

Sausage

Bacon

Home fries

Toast

Jam & Local Maple Syrup

Coffee, Tea, Juice

Cost: $8.00 for Adults - $4.00 for Children 6-12 years old

- Children 5 & under eat free -

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Toddlertime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 10:00 am

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers will enjoy stories, finger rhymes, felt stories, and music during this interactive 30 minute story time. 1st Floor Program Room. No registration required.

Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Heart & Stroke Big Bike - Downtown Trenton

One bike. 30 seats. Tons of fun!

Heart & Stroke Big Bike is a bicycle built for 30, with riders working as one great team in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Come out and cheer your favourite team!!

For more information contact the Heart and Stroke Foundation at (613)384-2871

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Fitness for Breath

Fitness for Breath is a respiratory maintenance program designed to help individuals who have a chronic lung disease such as COPD, pulmonary fibrosis or chronic asthma, achieve and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. This program does not replace pulmonary rehab.

Register with the YMCA at 613-966-9622. Classes run Monday & Wednesday, 10:45 - 11:45am at 433 Victoria Ave. in Belleville and at the YMCA Quinte West on 50 Monogram Place, Tuesday & Thursday from 1 - 2pm. 613-394-9622

The cost is $35 +HST for members and $95+HST for non-members. Financial assistance is available. Contact http://www.ymcaofceo.ca or the Lung Association @ 613-969-0323

Mother's Day Craft & Vendor Fair at the Bay View Mall

Bay View Mall's 1st Craft & Vendor Fair!

Dozens of vendors selling crafts and a variety of products…anything you can think of! LOTS of options for a perfect Mother's Day gift! Local artists, artisans, and small businesses from the Quinte area, with a focus on handmade, homemade and home based. Buy local this Mother's Day!

Heart & Stroke Big Bike - Downtown Picton

One bike. 30 seats. Tons of fun!

Heart & Stroke Big Bike is a bicycle built for 30, with riders working as one great team in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Come out and cheer your favourite team!!

For more information contact the Heart and Stroke Foundation at (613)384-2871

Storytime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 10:00 am

Are you ready for some fun! Well, that is exactly what you will find at our Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 and up and their caregivers. Please join our enthusiastic Children's staff for 45 minutes of stories, rhymes and music. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Deaf Children's Festival - John Maucere

SUPERDEAFY AT DEAF CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. John Maucere ( Deaf actor) will be presenting “SuperDeafy”, followed by a meet and greet, photo shoot opportunity and viewing of the movie "No Ordinary Hero" presented on Wed. May 4th, 6:00 pm at Sir James Whitney School, Belleville. A limited number of tickets are available for purchase. TICKETS ARE PRE-PAID/PRE-ORDERED ONLY. Not available at the door. Please email DCFBellevilletickets@gmail.com to purchase tickets. We are able to accept etransfers. Get your tickets now! Adults $10.00 and non-DCF students 13-18 $5.00. Event is in ASL. No interpreter provided.

Deaf Children's Festival

Deaf Children’s Festival May 4th & 5th Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf, Belleville is FREE for all pre-school/elementary aged students and their supervisors. Opening ceremonies 3:00pm Wednesday May 4th, events Thursday May 5th from 9:00 to 3:30. Parents/grandparents/guardians who would like to join their children are more than welcome to attend. More information is available on our Facebook group DCFBelleville2016 or email inquiries to DCFBelleville2016@gmail.com. ASL is NOT a requirement.

Ministry of Education

Sir James Whitney School

360 Dundas Street West

Belleville, ON K8P 1B2

Tel: 613-967-2823

Fax: 613-967-2481

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Babytime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 11:00 am

Welcome to 30 minutes of engaging activities every Thursday at 11:00 am, specially formulated for you and your baby. Enjoy a tickle and some bouncing, lots of songs and some board books. See the look of delight on your little one's face as we bring out our parachute for some fun playtime! No Registration Required. Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Deaf Children's Festival

Deaf Children’s Festival May 4th & 5th Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf, Belleville is FREE for all pre-school/elementary aged students and their supervisors. Opening ceremonies 3:00pm Wednesday May 4th, events Thursday May 5th from 9:00 to 3:30. Parents/grandparents/guardians who would like to join their children are more than welcome to attend. More information is available on our Facebook group DCFBelleville2016 or email inquiries to DCFBelleville2016@gmail.com. ASL is NOT a requirement.

Ministry of Education

Sir James Whitney School

360 Dundas Street West

Belleville, ON K8P 1B2

Tel: 613-967-2823

Fax: 613-967-2481

Bingo in the County

May 5th, Bingo in the County, hosted by the Wellington District Lions Club.

6:45pm start, doors open at 6:00pm in the Highline Hall, Wellington Community Centre, Belleville Street, Wellington.

Join us for this weekly event for some fun, friendship and an entertaining evening.

Call Betty at 399-3105 for further info. All proceeds to local organizations and charities.

Storytime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 10:00 am

Are you ready for some fun! Well, that is exactly what you will find at our Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 and up and their caregivers. Please join our enthusiastic Children's staff for 45 minutes of stories, rhymes and music. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Deaf Children's Festival - John Maucere

SUPERDEAFY AT DEAF CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. John Maucere ( Deaf actor) will be presenting “SuperDeafy”, followed by a meet and greet, photo shoot opportunity and viewing of the movie "No Ordinary Hero" presented on Wed. May 4th, 6:00 pm at Sir James Whitney School, Belleville. A limited number of tickets are available for purchase. TICKETS ARE PRE-PAID/PRE-ORDERED ONLY. Not available at the door. Please email DCFBellevilletickets@gmail.com to purchase tickets. We are able to accept etransfers. Get your tickets now! Adults $10.00 and non-DCF students 13-18 $5.00. Event is in ASL. No interpreter provided.

Heart & Stroke Big Bike - Quinte Mall

One bike. 30 Seats. Tons of fun!

The Heart & Stroke Big Bike is a bicycle built for 30, with riders working as one great team in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Come out and cheer for your favourite team!!

For more information contact the Heart & Stroke Foundation at (613)384-2871

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Alberta Young Memorial Jamboree

Tweed & Area Arts Council Marble Arts Centre Actinolite Friday, May 6. 7pm to 10 pm

FEATURING: Cathy Whalen / Gord Stickwood Al Luby / Jim Dopking George & Anna York Gateway CHC Youth Jazz Ensemble

“The Young Family Band” Brad, Mike & Jeff

Admission $ 8.00 @ the door

Proceeds " Gateway CHC Youth Jazz Ensemble 

For more info visit us online or call; Gary 613-478-6238, Brad 613-403-4670

http://www.tweedartscouncil.ca

http://www.facebook.com/theyoungfamilyband

Salamander Day at Quinte Conservation

Salamander Day at Quinte Conservation

May 6, 2016

3:30 " 4:30 pm

Quinte Conservation Office

2061 Old Highway 2, Belleville

The first annual Salamander Day is an initiative started by the Foundation for the Conservation of Salamanders to raise awareness about salamanders, their habitats and their role in the ecosystem. Join Quinte Conservation and Matt Ellerbeck (The Salamander Man) for a free presentation about these interesting creatures. The presentation will feature many live salamanders for visitors to meet, including both local and exotic species.

For more information:

info@quinteconservation.ca

613-968-3434 ext. 125

Heart & Stroke Big Bike - Quinte Mall

One bike. 30 seats. Tons of fun!

Heart & Stroke Big Bike is a bicycle built for 30, with riders working as one great team in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Come out and cheer your favourite team!!

For more information contact the Heart and Stroke Foundation at (613)384-2871

Belleville Legion - The Pharohs

7 to 11 pm. 50s/60s Rock & Roll. Everyone welcome (age of majority event).

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Barbara Morgan Vendor Fair for the Quinte Humane Society

The Barbara Morgan Vendor Fair for Quinte Humane Society will take place on Saturday, May 7th from 10am to 2pm at Sir John A Macdonald Public School in Belleville. This exciting event will feature a variety of local small businesses for you to shop with, amazing raffle prizes and a children's play area so the kid's can stay busy while you shop!

Admission is free!

See you there!

We are also still accepting vendor and volunteer applications until April 17th. Email Jessica at vendorbell@gmail.com for info!

Moms in Tiaras

Relay for Life salutes moms and supports a great cause!

Join us on our private bus for a fun-filled tour across Prince Edward County. Our day will include stops at 4 great wineries: Devil's Wishbone, Waupoos, Lacey and Sandbanks, a delicious lunch at Waring House, a visit to the Black River Cheese Company and a visit to the Lavender Farm.

Contact: 905 320 1495 or hconlon468@gmail.com

Women's Day Event

Brighton Community Centre 75 Elizabeth Street, Brighton. Preregister: $25 till April 15. Lunch & Nutrition Breaks included. Topics: Understanding Concussion in Children with Dr. Day, Clincial Psych. Cake Decorating with Tara Kotry, Tara Kotta Creations, Food Safety in Ontario Agriculture with Margaret Appleby of AMAFRA, and Bones, Brawn, Balance & Breath with Diane Newman Reed, fitness practitioner, bone Fit Trainer.

Exhibits & door prizes.

Sat. May 7.2016, 9am-40m Doors open at 8:30

Contact: Mary Shortt at mshortt@bellnet.ca or 613-475-40'45

A Northumberland East District Women's Institute Event. W.I.= Women Involved

Saturday at the Movies

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street

Time: 2:00 pm

Join us in the 3rd floor of the library as we show “5th Wave” on the big screen. Check out http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca for more details or call 613-968-6731 x2235. Admission by donation.

Spring Concert

Saturday, May 7 at 7pm, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 516 Victoria Avenue (Just East of Farley), featuring Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Choir and Friends, Freewill offering to Alinambi Orphanage in Quito, Ecuador, Open Door Cafe and Holy Trinity Music Program. Please plan to attend and bring a friend as we celebrate Spring!

The Village of Tweed Spring Vendor & Craft Show in Support of the Tweed and Surrounding Area Pet Food Bank

Buy local while supporting a great cause!! The Tweed Spring Vendor and Craft show in Support of the Tweed and surrounding area Pet Food Bank has over 30 different vendors, crafters and artisans selling a variety of products from Tea to Jewellery... from Mascara to muffins!! We have TONNES of options for a perfect Mother's Day gift! Local artists, artisans, and small businesses from the Quinte area will be there to support the Tweed and Surrounding Area Pet food Bank!! Come out and see us at the Agricultural White building at 617 Louisa Street in Tweed May 7th from 10am - 4pm!!

Marc Bourdon - Open House

Marc Bourdon (Award Winning Local Artist) will be having an

Open House to help you get ready for Mother's Day.

He will be having an Open House

Saturday April 30 and Saturday May 7 (11am-3pm)

Marc is inviting any local Charities to stop by and see if there is anything they would like for an auction item, recognition award, etc.

Just stop by and check out all of the glass and stone creations. It is free to look. :) You never know what you are going to find.

Marc’s Studio is located at

71 Wright Ave

Belleville ON

K8P4E7

613-966-9431

mbourdon5@cogeco.ca

Facebook “Marc Bourdon " Artist”

Rain Barrel Sale

The Brighton Lions is sponsoring a rain barrel sale this spring. You can order a rain barrel

And options online at RainBarrel.ca/BrightonLions. The price is $55. The barrels can be

picked up at the Brighton King Edward Community Centre on May 7 from 9:00 AM to 1:00

PM.

Help the environment, your garden water supply and the Lions.

For info call John at 613 475 0518

Batawa Community Yard Sale

Community yard sale in the village of Batawa. Also, Sacred Heart Church Batawa holding their annual Plant and European/Canadian Bake Sale, May 7, 8am-12pm.

Women's Show

All women are invited to the third annual women's show at Quinte Christian High School. Over 40 vendors will be set up representing home, food, health, skin care, kitchen, jewelry and more! Come out on May 7th from 10AM - 3PM with your mom, sister or girlfriends and take the opportunity for a photo shoot with a professional photographer! Admission is $10 at the door and the first 200 women will receive a swag bag. QCHS is located at 138 Wallbridge-Loyalist Road in Belleville.

Make a Mother's Day Card at the Library

Make your mom feel special. From 10 to 11 am, you can make her a Mother's Day card at the Quinte West Public Library. We have supplies at both the Frankford Branch (22 North Trent Street) and the Trenton Branch (7 Creswell Drive). No registration is required. Recommended for ages 3 to 10. There is no charge for this event. For more information call 613 394-3381 x3311.

Fitness for Food - Food Drive

Looking for a new fitness routine?

Always wanted to try Barre-Fitt?

Now’s your chance! Join Pure Energy Fitness Studio on May 7, 2016 from 8:00am-1:00pm for a 30 min (drop in) introductory Barre-Fitt Class. All you have to do is bring a non-perishable food item for Gleaners Food Bank.

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION & MORE!!

Quinte Symphony performs "Pictures At An Exhibition" and More!

Sunday 08 May 2016, at 2:30pm, at Bridge Street United Church, Belleville

Please visit: http://www.thequintesymphony.com for ticket information and online purchase

The Quinte Symphony will join with Bridge Street United Church Choir and Northumberland Orchestra & Choir to perform:

Poulenc's Gloria, Baker's Clarinet Concert and Mussorgsky's Pictures At An Exhibition.

Gallery 121 will display works of local artists at the Church before the concert and afterward at their gallery.

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Heart & Stroke Big Bike - Downtown Belleville

One bike. 30 seats. Tons of fun!

Heart & Stroke Big Bike is a bicycle built for 30, with riders working as one great team in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Come out and cheer your favourite team!!

For more information contact the Heart and Stroke Foundation at (613)384-2871

Toddlertime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 10:00 am

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers will enjoy stories, finger rhymes, felt stories, and music during this interactive 30 minute story time. 1st Floor Program Room. No registration required.

Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

eWaste collection for Adventure Class

The Adventure Class of Queen Victoria Public School will host a public event to collect and recycle unwanted computers, TVs, and other electronics. This year we are also accepting clothing donations.

Location: Parking Lot of Dewe's Independent Grocer, 400 Dundas St. E.

Times: Tuesday " Friday 12:00 pm " 7:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please drop off unwanted electronics and clothing. If you require a pickup please call 613-885-0642

Funds raised will support various learning activities for the Adventure Class of Queen Victoria Public School in the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board.

Free Event for Parents with Dr. Matt Bellace!

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health and Hastings Prince Edward District School Board have partnered to assist parents in supporting teens in making healthy choices about drugs and alcohol. On Tuesday May 10th, at 7:00pm at Quinte Secondary School, we welcome psychologist, comedian and public speaker Dr. Matt Bellace, for this free event for parents. Dr. Matt Bellace uses a comedic approach to convey his message to parents- so this event is sure to entertain. Please visit http://www.SupportingTeens.eventbrite.ca for more information and to register!

Parents play a key role in influencing the choices youth make about drugs and alcohol. Together we can assist youth in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties to succeed in school and later in life.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Kevin Callan presents Canoeing Georgian Bay

Kevin Callan, the Happy Camper presents a new talk/slideshow on Canoeing Georgian Bay. Some of Kevin's books will be available for sale. Free admission, donations welcome!

Location: Tweed Public Library, 230 Metcalf Street

Time: 7:00 PM

Storytime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 10:00 am

Are you ready for some fun! Well, that is exactly what you will find at our Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 and up and their caregivers. Please join our enthusiastic Children's staff for 45 minutes of stories, rhymes and music. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

eWaste collection for Adventure Class

The Adventure Class of Queen Victoria Public School will host a public event to collect and recycle unwanted computers, TVs, and other electronics. This year we are also accepting clothing donations.

Location: Parking Lot of Dewe's Independent Grocer, 400 Dundas St. E.

Times: Tuesday " Friday 12:00 pm " 7:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please drop off unwanted electronics and clothing. If you require a pickup please call 613-885-0642

Funds raised will support various learning activities for the Adventure Class of Queen Victoria Public School in the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board.

Fitness for Breath

Fitness for Breath is a respiratory maintenance program designed to help individuals who have a chronic lung disease such as COPD, pulmonary fibrosis or chronic asthma, achieve and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. This program does not replace pulmonary rehab.

Register with the YMCA at 613-966-9622. Classes run Monday & Wednesday, 10:45 - 11:45am at 433 Victoria Ave. in Belleville and at the YMCA Quinte West on 50 Monogram Place, Tuesday & Thursday from 1 - 2pm. 613-394-9622

The cost is $35 +HST for members and $95+HST for non-members. Financial assistance is available. Contact http://www.ymcaofceo.ca or the Lung Association @ 613-969-0323

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Storytime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 10:00 am

Are you ready for some fun! Well, that is exactly what you will find at our Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 and up and their caregivers. Please join our enthusiastic Children's staff for 45 minutes of stories, rhymes and music. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

eWaste collection for Adventure Class

The Adventure Class of Queen Victoria Public School will host a public event to collect and recycle unwanted computers, TVs, and other electronics. This year we are also accepting clothing donations.

Location: Parking Lot of Dewe's Independent Grocer, 400 Dundas St. E.

Times: Tuesday " Friday 12:00 pm " 7:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please drop off unwanted electronics and clothing. If you require a pickup please call 613-885-0642

Funds raised will support various learning activities for the Adventure Class of Queen Victoria Public School in the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board.

Babytime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 11:00 am

Welcome to 30 minutes of engaging activities every Thursday at 11:00 am, specially formulated for you and your baby. Enjoy a tickle and some bouncing, lots of songs and some board books. See the look of delight on your little one's face as we bring out our parachute for some fun playtime! No Registration Required. Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

RED LANTERN SHOW

STIRLING STORIES, CHAPTER ONE: The Case of the Missing Minister! Experience a slice of Stirling's history come to life in this 2-hour live-theatre event, created by award-winning playwright and director CAROLINE SMITH. Tour the fascination buildings of Farmtown Park, as each scene takes place in a different location within the museum, from the historic Streetscape to the quaint George V Schoolhouse. Inspired by true events from the 1880's, this is the most unique and exciting theatre event you'll see this year! Tickets are $29.50 and available through the museum's website http://www.farmtownpark.ca or by calling 613-395-0015.

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Ooh La La! Springtime in France!

Join us to celebrate the arrival of spring sampling your way through wines from five regions of France and enjoying delicious cheeses paired to each. We will also be serving a Mocktail designed especially for this event as well as Perrier. Presented by the Victoria Hall Volunteers the event will be held on Friday, May 13, 2016, at 8:00 pm in the Concert Hall in Victoria Hall, Cobourg. The funds raised from this event will enable the Victoria Hall Volunteers to continue their work of preserving and enhancing the historical aspects of Victoria Hall which is a National Historic site. Tickets are $40.00 per person and are available at the Victoria Hall Box Office, call toll free 1 855 372 2210. For additional event information visit our web site http://www.cobourg.ca/welcome.html

Shadowicc Ghost Walks 2016 !

Due to the overwhelming demand....Shadowicc presents a Ghost Walk of the Old West Hill on FRIDAY The 13th in Belleville, Ontario !!! THERE ARE HILLS on this tour but we stop halfway for stories . New stories, new route, same great price !! Join Spirit Guide Johnathon Shannon for a night of history and hauntings . Meeting Place is in front of City Hall Downtown Belleville . Tour starts at 7:O0 PM sharp and runs rain or shine. Due to group numbers, tours can run from an hour and a half to 1 hour and 45 minutes in length. We need at least 30 people for tour to start. Cost is a $10 per person ( exact change please) and paid to tour guide prior to walk. Limited number of spots so don't be late. DUE TO THE GRAPHIC NATURE OF STORIES, WE ASK ALL CHILDREN TO BE AT LEAST 11 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER .for more info. go to facebook.com/events/970292283077745/

eWaste collection for Adventure Class

The Adventure Class of Queen Victoria Public School will host a public event to collect and recycle unwanted computers, TVs, and other electronics. This year we are also accepting clothing donations.

Location: Parking Lot of Dewe's Independent Grocer, 400 Dundas St. E.

Times: Tuesday " Friday 12:00 pm " 7:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please drop off unwanted electronics and clothing. If you require a pickup please call 613-885-0642

Funds raised will support various learning activities for the Adventure Class of Queen Victoria Public School in the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board.

RED LANTERN SHOW

STIRLING STORIES, CHAPTER ONE: The Case of the Missing Minister! Experience a slice of Stirling's history come to life in this 2-hour live-theatre event, created by award-winning playwright and director CAROLINE SMITH. Tour the fascination buildings of Farmtown Park, as each scene takes place in a different location within the museum, from the historic Streetscape to the quaint George V Schoolhouse. Inspired by true events from the 1880's, this is the most unique and exciting theatre event you'll see this year! Tickets are $29.50 and available through the museum's website http://www.farmtownpark.ca or by calling 613-395-0015.

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Middleton Park (Trenton PMQ Community) Annual Yard Sale

Household & charity sales, refreshments - something for all! Storm date: May 28 & 29.

RED LANTERN SHOW

STIRLING STORIES, CHAPTER ONE: The Case of the Missing Minister! Experience a slice of Stirling's history come to life in this 2-hour live-theatre event, created by award-winning playwright and director CAROLINE SMITH. Tour the fascination buildings of Farmtown Park, as each scene takes place in a different location within the museum, from the historic Streetscape to the quaint George V Schoolhouse. Inspired by true events from the 1880's, this is the most unique and exciting theatre event you'll see this year! Tickets are $29.50 and available through the museum's website http://www.farmtownpark.ca or by calling 613-395-0015.

eWaste collection for Adventure Class

The Adventure Class of Queen Victoria Public School will host a public event to collect and recycle unwanted computers, TVs, and other electronics. This year we are also accepting clothing donations.

Location: Parking Lot of Dewe's Independent Grocer, 400 Dundas St. E.

Times: Tuesday " Friday 12:00 pm " 7:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please drop off unwanted electronics and clothing. If you require a pickup please call 613-885-0642

Funds raised will support various learning activities for the Adventure Class of Queen Victoria Public School in the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board.

County Ceili – Live music and dancing

The Quinte Irish Canadian Society is hosting a céilí on Saturday May 14, 2:30 " 5:30 pm at Grove Cottage B&B, 13922 Loyalist Parkway, Bloomfield. Everyone is welcome. No experience required. Bring a bunch of friends, a partner or come on your own.

Ceili and dinner $30, ceili only $15.

Please RSVP to Felix at fliebregts@gmail.com or 613-399-1551 by May 7.

Live music will be provided by Meghan Balogh (fiddle) and Martin Smit (keyboard/guitar). Dinner will include BBQ beef cooked on the smoker, salads, desserts and non-alcoholic drinks.

http://www.qics.ca facebook.com/QuinteIrishCanadianSociety

"My Cup of Tea" Party

"My Cup of Tea" Party

Date: Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Time: 11:00-1:00 pm

Location: St. John's Anglican Church Hall (115 Durham St. N, Madoc)

Light refreshments and musical presentation by St. John's Choir. This event is in support of the Anchor of Hope Pregnancy & Family Care Centre - donations gratefully accepted.

Howard Shrier at Quinte West Public Library

Celebrate mystery month with award winning mystery author, Howard Shrier. Shrier has received critical acclaim for his books featuring Toronto investigator Jonah Geller. His first book Buffalo Jump won the Crime Writers of Canada’s Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel while the sequel, High Chicago, won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel of 2009. This great series is being developed into a television series by CTV. Come and check it out.

Quinte West Public Library

Council Chambers

2:30p.m.

Registration not required for this free event.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

This event is sponsored by Canada Council for the Arts.

Contact 613-394-3381 x3325

roberta@quintewest.ca

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

eWaste collection for Adventure Class

The Adventure Class of Queen Victoria Public School will host a public event to collect and recycle unwanted computers, TVs, and other electronics. This year we are also accepting clothing donations.

Location: Parking Lot of Dewe's Independent Grocer, 400 Dundas St. E.

Times: Tuesday " Friday 12:00 pm " 7:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please drop off unwanted electronics and clothing. If you require a pickup please call 613-885-0642

Funds raised will support various learning activities for the Adventure Class of Queen Victoria Public School in the Hastings Prince Edward District School Board.

Middleton Park (Trenton PMQ Community) Annual Yard Sale

Household & charity sales, refreshments - something for all! Storm date: May 28 & 29.

HIKE FOR HOSPICE QUINTE

Enjoy a fun filled day on Sunday May 15, 2016 for our annual Hike for Hospice fundraiser! Join Hospice Quinte in Market Square - Downtown Belleville. 1km, 2km, and 5km routes, BBQ lunch, Kid Zone, Music, Entertainment and more!

Registration: 9am " Opening Ceremonies: 10am " Walk Starts: 10:30am.

For details or to register visit http://www.hospice-quinte.ca/hike or call 613-966-6610.

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Toddlertime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 10:00 am

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers will enjoy stories, finger rhymes, felt stories, and music during this interactive 30 minute story time. 1st Floor Program Room. No registration required.

Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Get Tick Smart with Quinte Conservat

Get Tick Smart with Quinte Conservation

May 16, 2016

7:00 " 8:30 pm

Quinte Conservation Office

2061 Old Highway 2, Belleville

Join us as Public Health Inspector Aptie Sookoo talks about ticks. Ticks are a reality for people who spend time outdoors, on their property, or at Conservation Areas and other trails. Some tick bites might result in Lyme Disease. Find out what you need to know about ticks in our area.

For more information:

info@quinteconservation.ca

613-968-3434 ext. 125

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Shadowicc Presents: The Mourning Tea

FIRST TIME EVER IN BELLEVILLE !! Shadowicc presents : THE MOURNING TEA. THIS IS A FREE INDOOR EVENT !! Join your host Johnathon Boyd for a discussion about Death and Dying. This is a night for people in the community, to come together and share your views on the subject of Death. This event is for people who have lost loved ones, friends, or pets and want to talk about feelings and emotions associated with death and mourning.Topics will included SUICIDE IS ON THE RISE and EUTHANASIA IS IT RIGHT ?? Johnathon Boyd is a student of Funeral Services at Humber College .This is NOT a counselling session about grief but a frank discussion about death.This is a public place and I ask that those in attendance be a respectful and a mature age to attend . Not a Discussion for young children. Please email john.boyd023@gmail.com for info and questions or go to facebook.com/events/221960004835977/

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Fitness for Breath

Fitness for Breath is a respiratory maintenance program designed to help individuals who have a chronic lung disease such as COPD, pulmonary fibrosis or chronic asthma, achieve and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. This program does not replace pulmonary rehab.

Register with the YMCA at 613-966-9622. Classes run Monday & Wednesday, 10:45 - 11:45am at 433 Victoria Ave. in Belleville and at the YMCA Quinte West on 50 Monogram Place, Tuesday & Thursday from 1 - 2pm. 613-394-9622

The cost is $35 +HST for members and $95+HST for non-members. Financial assistance is available. Contact http://www.ymcaofceo.ca or the Lung Association @ 613-969-0323

Storytime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 10:00 am

Are you ready for some fun! Well, that is exactly what you will find at our Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 and up and their caregivers. Please join our enthusiastic Children's staff for 45 minutes of stories, rhymes and music. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

VON DINERS

Please join us for our Von Diners Lunch at the Trenton Lion’s Hall on May 18th 12:00pm. Hot meal cost $7.00, and free transportation can be arranged. Please bring own plate, mug, and utensils. Call 613-392-4181 to reserve your spot by Friday May 13th. Special quest servers will be QW Professional Fire Fighters Association.

Soaring Art Exhibition

Calling all artists!

The Soaring Art Exhibition is fast approaching!

Deadline for submission is May 18th before noon.

Winners will be announced May 18, 2016.

An opening reception will be held May 19th at 7 pm.

Each artist is invited to submit 2 pieces. Submission fee of $50.

For more details, rules and to register visit airforcemusreum.ca

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Storytime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 10:00 am

Are you ready for some fun! Well, that is exactly what you will find at our Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 and up and their caregivers. Please join our enthusiastic Children's staff for 45 minutes of stories, rhymes and music. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Soaring Art Exhibition

Opening reception with wine and cheese May 19th at 7:00pm

May 19th to May 23rd, 2016

This is an exhibition of a cross-section of artists who have

Interpreted the theme in their own unique way.

Come and marvel at the magnificent work and meet

many of the artists at the opening.

Babytime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 11:00 am

Welcome to 30 minutes of engaging activities every Thursday at 11:00 am, specially formulated for you and your baby. Enjoy a tickle and some bouncing, lots of songs and some board books. See the look of delight on your little one's face as we bring out our parachute for some fun playtime! No Registration Required. Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Belleville Legion - Cowboys Don't Cry

7 to 11 pm. 132 Pinnacle Street. Everyone welcome (age of majority event).

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Quinte Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society

Quinte Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society - presents resources available at the "New" Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County by Amanda Hill (Archivist) on Sat. May 21st at the Quinte West Public Library, 7 Creswell Drive, Trenton from 1-3pm. Everyone welcome, bring a friend. For more information visit http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canqbogs/

SPRING BRINGS THE MAGIC TO....

Fundraising event for The Bookworm used bookstoreand Friends of the Library Madoc

Event time :12pm-12am

Event date: May 21st

Event location: Arts centre

MC Randy The Magic Man

1:30pm - 2:30pm

TREASURE Hunt

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Magic Show by Randy the magic man

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Trivia hosted by live pub quiz

5:00pm -7:00pm

Talent show * prizes for first and second *

8:00pm - 12:00am

DJ Dance hosted by DJ Randy Rock

Advanced tickets for the dance party go on sale April 15

Talent show contestants and volunteers check out the Facebook event page for details

https://www.facebook.com/events/1126658337373943/

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Joyfull Noise Women's Choir performance

Joyfull Noise Women's Choir will perform at Season's Retirement Residence on Monday May 23rd at 7:15 p.m. We are a women's choir that performs the popular music of the 50s and 60s. Check out our website to see a video clip of our choir - http://www.Joyfull-Noise.com. Come on out and hear us sing, or join us for a practice in the drama room at Trenton High School every Monday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. We'll have some fun, fun, fun!

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Storytime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 10:00 am

Are you ready for some fun! Well, that is exactly what you will find at our Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 and up and their caregivers. Please join our enthusiastic Children's staff for 45 minutes of stories, rhymes and music. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Fitness for Breath

Fitness for Breath is a respiratory maintenance program designed to help individuals who have a chronic lung disease such as COPD, pulmonary fibrosis or chronic asthma, achieve and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. This program does not replace pulmonary rehab.

Register with the YMCA at 613-966-9622. Classes run Monday & Wednesday, 10:45 - 11:45am at 433 Victoria Ave. in Belleville and at the YMCA Quinte West on 50 Monogram Place, Tuesday & Thursday from 1 - 2pm. 613-394-9622

The cost is $35 +HST for members and $95+HST for non-members. Financial assistance is available. Contact http://www.ymcaofceo.ca or the Lung Association @ 613-969-0323

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Babytime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 11:00 am

Welcome to 30 minutes of engaging activities every Thursday at 11:00 am, specially formulated for you and your baby. Enjoy a tickle and some bouncing, lots of songs and some board books. See the look of delight on your little one's face as we bring out our parachute for some fun playtime! No Registration Required. Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Storytime

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Time: 10:00 am

Are you ready for some fun! Well, that is exactly what you will find at our Preschool Storytime for children ages 3 and up and their caregivers. Please join our enthusiastic Children's staff for 45 minutes of stories, rhymes and music. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Relay For Life - Moira Secondary School

Come to Moira Secondary School (275 Farley Ave, Belleville) for their annual Relay For Life fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society. This year the event is on Friday, May 27th from noon-midnight. School participants and community members will partake in activities and walk the school track for 12 hours. Contact Jay Patel at the school if you would like to become a participant.

Belleville Legion - Karaoke with John & Rita

6:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Everyone welcome. Plenty of room for dancing as well! (age of majority event).

"The Chain", a Trenton High School Musical.

Trenton High School is putting on an original musical production created by their Music Theatre students! This year's production is titled "The Chain" and features the music of legendary band Fleetwood Mac. "The Chain" portrays the effect that personal struggles alongside a life altering illness take through four generations of women. The play depicts the impact that the time period has on the situation, taking place throughout the 1900's.

The production will be showcased at Trenton High School on May 27th, 28th, June 3rd, and 4th at 7pm. Tickets are $10.00 and are sold in the main office of the school during regular school hours. If you have any further questions regarding the production, then feel free to contact Jennifer Ully at 613-392-1227 ext. 3534. Show your support for the arts by coming to watch their fantastic show!

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Poker Run

Belleville Legion - Poker Run

Registration 10 am, kick stands up at 11 am

$35 entry includes BBQ & Dance, $15 per passenger which also includes BBQ & Dance. Prizes for the top 3 hands, Door Prizes and 50/50 Draw.

"The Chain", a Trenton High School Musical.

Trenton High School is putting on an original musical production created by their Music Theatre students! This year's production is titled "The Chain" and features the music of legendary band Fleetwood Mac. "The Chain" portrays the effect that personal struggles alongside a life altering illness take through four generations of women. The play depicts the impact that the time period has on the situation, taking place throughout the 1900's.

The production will be showcased at Trenton High School on May 27th, 28th, June 3rd, and 4th at 7pm. Tickets are $10.00 and are sold in the main office of the school during regular school hours. If you have any further questions regarding the production, then feel free to contact Jennifer Ully at 613-392-1227 ext. 3534. Show your support for the arts by coming to watch their fantastic show!

Women's Conference at the MFRC

Join the Trenton MFRC for our Women's Conference!

The Conference will focus on rebirth, renewal & rejuvenate.

You will have three sessions of your choice; 3 workshop options per session.

Also included will be lunch, snacks, a fashion show, gifts and an inspiring keynote speaker!

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

At the Trenton MFRC- 50 Rivers Dr. Trenton, ON

Tickets:

Early bird (before May 13th): $40.00 and entry into early bird draw

After May 13th: $50.00

For more information: 613-965-3575 or https://trentonmfrc.ca/news-events/event/womens-conference/

Women's Conference at the MFRC

Join the Trenton MFRC for our Women's Conference!

The Conference will focus on rebirth, renewal & rejuvenate.

You will have three sessions of your choice; 3 workshop options per session.

Also included will be lunch, snacks, a fashion show, gifts and an inspiring keynote speaker!

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

At the Trenton MFRC- 50 Rivers Dr. Trenton, ON

Tickets:

Early bird (before May 13th): $40.00 and entry into early bird draw

After May 13th: $50.00

For more information: 613-965-3575 or https://trentonmfrc.ca/news-events/event/womens-conference/

Women's Conference at the MFRC

Join the Trenton MFRC for our Women's Conference!

The Conference will focus on rebirth, renewal & rejuvenate.

You will have three sessions of your choice; 3 workshop options per session.

Also included will be lunch, snacks, a fashion show, gifts and an inspiring keynote speaker!

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

At the Trenton MFRC- 50 Rivers Dr. Trenton, ON

Tickets:

Early bird (before May 13th): $40.00 and entry into early bird draw

After May 13th: $50.00

For more information: 613-965-3575 or https://trentonmfrc.ca/news-events/event/womens-conference/

Ontario Bicycle Touring Atlas Presentation

Howard Pulver, author of Ontario Bicycle Touring Atlas

Saturday, May 28th at 2:30 pm in the 3rd floor meeting room

Are you a cycling enthusiast? Would you like to learn more about cycling in Ontario? Ontario has some of the best cycling routes in the world, and Howard Pulver, the author of the Ontario Bicycle Touring Atlas will be coming to Belleville Public Library to discuss the newest edition of his atlas. Howard has been on bicycle tours in Quebec, Vermont, France, and Spain. He also runs the “Ontario Bicycle Touring Network” on Facebook, and the popular bicycleontario.ca website. Howard will be discussing how to plan your ride, the best touring areas, clothing, equipment, nutrition and hydration. He will also be selling copies of the most recent edition of the atlas. No registration is required for this free event.

Please contact 613 968 6731 ext. 2237 for more information.

Belleville Legion - Poker Run

Registration 10 am, kick stands up at 11 am. $35 entry includes BBQ & Dance, $15 per passenger which also includes BBQ by Friendly Fires of Kingston. Music provided by Jeff Murray starting at 2 pm. Prizes for the top 3 hands, Door Prizes and 50/50 Draw.

Family Artfest

Family Artfest is a fun filled day for the family. With painting, chalk art, clay sculpting, balloons, face art, paper crafts, a “Spring Fever” photo booth and more! Saturday, May 28th, 2016. To be held at West Zwick’s Park from 11:00am " 4:00pm.

Leukemia bottle drive

11th annul bottle drive at the station st beerstore for Leukemia. The bottle drive will run all day long

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

Ride For Hunger

Enjoy an hour long ride through beautiful Prince Edward County with other motorcycle enthusiasts.

Return to Market Square for a delicious BBQ lunch hosted by Wild Hawg catering featuring BBQ Chicken and Roasted Pig. Live music by local country/ rock band, Whisky Burn! Event includes silent auction, 50/50 and vendors. Everyone welcome to come down to Market Square for the BBQ and music. All proceeds support Gleaners Food Bank.

Register online at http://www.rideforhunger.ca for $25 driver/ $15 passenger. Lunch included with registration.

Visit website for more details.

CARSTAR'S Walk to make Cystic Fibrosis History

Come and walk with us. 5km. Help us bring awareness and raise money for Cystic Fibrosis.

84 Donald St, Belleville. Registration 9am, walk 10:15am, light lunch, prize table, Parkhurst Bus will be there if you cannot walk the whole way you can jump on. Lace up your shoes, bring your family and have a great morning. No pets please.

The Belleville Walk for Alzheimer's

The Belleville Walk for Alzheimer’s will be held on Sunday May 29th, 2016. The Walk will be held at the Lions Pavilion, at Zwick’s Park. Join us for registration beginning at 9:30 am, and the Walk from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. There will be prizes for top fundraiser, fundraising team, and youth fundraiser. For pledge forms, visit our office at the Bay View Mall (470 Dundas St E) or visit http://www.walkforalzheimers.ca to fundraise online! For more information, please visit http://www.alzheimerhpe.ca, or call 613-962-0892.

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