Events for March 2017

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Shamrocks on the Wall 2017

Shamrocks on the Wall starts March 1- 19th. Kick off at the Quinte Mall on March 1st by Sports Check. Donate a Twoonie and have a chance to Win A Ounce of Gold & 2nd Prize $250 Giant Tiger Gift Card. Locations throughout the City of Belleville. We will return to Quinte Mall on March 17-19th and hold a Mega Silent Auction.

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Tween Winter Carnival Dance

All City Winter Carnival Dance for Ages 8-13, Thursday March 2 from 7-9. Hosted at Quinte Secondary School . Admission $10.00.

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Dodgeball Unlimited

Friday, March 3rd from 6-8pm have your team assembled to compete in a 6v6 dodgeball tournament. This event is hosted by students from Loyalist College's Public Relations program in support of Quinte Youth Unlimited.

Entry fee: $75/team $15/individual

If you are signing up as a team, only one person needs to pre-register by buying a team ticket.

If you are signing up as an individual, you will be randomly placed on a team created from other individual entries on tournament day.

Register: http://ow.ly/2GCL308FolZ

PA Day Movie!

Place: Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle St. Belleville, ON

Time: 10:45 am

All Ages

Looking for something to do on your day off from school? Come out to watch The BFG on the big screen (Rated PG, 117 mins.). For more information call us at 613-968-6731 x2235 or visit http://www.bellevillelibrary.ca

Spend-A-Day at Albert College

MARCH 3: Spend-A-Day at Albert College - Friday, March 3. Students in Kindergarten to Grade 12 can spend a half or full day shadowing a current Albert College student. Your child will attend classes, meet the faculty and enjoy lunch at the College. Contact 613-968-5726 or info@albertcollege.ca to register.

Belleville Downtown DocFest

Three days of outstanding films that celebrates life and human dignity around the world and right here at home.

The 6th annual DocFest happens Mar. 3, 4 & 5, 2017. 400 Early Bird Festival Passes available for a limited time only for $40. Regular Festival Pass price is $50. Passes provide admission to 3 days of outstanding documentaries including the Friday night Opening Gala film and live musical performance! Get your passes online at http://www.downtowndocfest.ca or in person at Quinte Arts Council (36 Bridge St. E.), Gourmet Diem Café (279 Front St.) and Artist & Artisans Studio & Gallery (54 Bridge St. E.) Get more details at http://www.downtowndocfest.ca.

Albert College Winter Concert

Please join us Friday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel at Albert College. The Albert College Music Department presents its winter musical performance. The evening showcases our many talented artists with a concert featuring our bands and choirs. Admission is free.

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Belleville Downtown DocFest

Three days of outstanding films that celebrates life and human dignity around the world and right here at home.

The 6th annual DocFest happens Mar. 3, 4 & 5, 2017. 400 Early Bird Festival Passes available for a limited time only for $40. Regular Festival Pass price is $50. Passes provide admission to 3 days of outstanding documentaries including the Friday night Opening Gala film and live musical performance! Get your passes online at http://www.downtowndocfest.ca or in person at Quinte Arts Council (36 Bridge St. E.), Gourmet Diem Café (279 Front St.) and Artist & Artisans Studio & Gallery (54 Bridge St. E.) Get more details at http://www.downtowndocfest.ca.

Quinte West Seedy Saturday

COME AND SWAP SEEDS, BUY SEEDS, LEARN ABOUT SEEDS, AND MORE...

At Prince Charles Public School, 138 Dufferin Avenue South, Trenton

10 am- 2 pm March 4, 2017

Features free workshops, many new and returning vendors selling heirloom, open pollinated seeds and our seed exchange. Free admission. Drinks and food available for purchase.

Contact Colleen O'Reilly at clo_reilly@yahoo.ca or 613-475-6139

ROMEO AND JULIET -SINGLES MINGLE - NEW TOP 40 DANCE

SAT MARCH 4TH ROMEO AND JULIET -SINGLES MINGLE - ALL NEW TOP 40 DANCE PARTY!

OVER A HUNDRED SINGLES ATTEND. DO NOT MISS THE NEXT EVENT! COME SINGLE OR WITH A DATE. ALL AGES ATTEND! MIX, MINGLE & MEET NEW SINGLES THIS SPRING! AGE OF MAJORITY EVENT. TOP FLOOR, BACK ENTRANCE, TRENTON LEGION. 9PM-1AM 613-392-9850

ROMEO AND JULIET -SINGLES MINGLE - NEW TOP 40 DANCE

SAT MARCH 4TH ROMEO AND JULIET -SINGLES MINGLE - ALL NEW TOP 40 DANCE PARTY!

OVER A HUNDRED SINGLES ATTEND. DO NOT MISS THE NEXT EVENT! COME SINGLE OR WITH A DATE. ALL AGES ATTEND! MIX, MINGLE & MEET NEW SINGLES THIS SPRING! AGE OF MAJORITY EVENT. TOP FLOOR, BACK ENTRANCE, TRENTON LEGION. 9PM-1AM 613-392-9850

Spin 4 Kids

Saturday, March 4th " spin, groove and move at Spin4Kids, a fitness fundraiser organized by GoodLife Kids Foundation to support programs getting kids active. What moves YOU? Being a healthy role model? Fond memories of an active childhood? Helping the next generation live their best lives? Then gather a team of friends, family, or coworkers and fundraise for Spin4Kids. Join the party Saturday, March 4th! No experience needed"everyone is welcome! Find out more and register your team today at goodlifekids.com/spin4kids

Empty Bowls

Join us on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 11am - 4pm at the Loyalist College cafeteria! Enjoy gourmet soup and a hand-crafted bowl for $20, or soup for $8. All proceeds support your local food banks. A local arts/crafts vendor sale will also be on site! Please contact Gleaners Food Bank at 613-962-9043 for more information.

Spin4Kids

Saturday, March 4th " spin, groove and move at Spin4Kids, a fitness fundraiser organized by GoodLife Kids Foundation to support programs getting kids active. What moves YOU? Being a healthy role model? Fond memories of an active childhood? Helping the next generation live their best lives? Then gather a team of friends, family, or coworkers and fundraise for Spin4Kids. Join the party Saturday, March 4th! No experience needed"everyone is welcome! Find out more and register your team today at spin4kids.com

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Kinsmen Fishing Show & Sale

The Kinsmen Club of Trenton 18th Annual Fishing Show and Sale. Sunday March 05 2107.

Vendors selling everything fishing related. Rods, reels, nets, clothing, knives..something

for everyone. "Goody Bags" to the first 200 paid entrants. Bring the kids and gear them up for summer..

Held at the Batawa Community Center, Batawa Ont. Conveniently located 5 minutes north of the 401 from Trenton. Admission $2 kids under 12 free.

Vendor Inquiries call Bill 613-922-4234

Belleville Downtown DocFest

Three days of outstanding films that celebrates life and human dignity around the world and right here at home.

The 6th annual DocFest happens Mar. 3, 4 & 5, 2017. 400 Early Bird Festival Passes available for a limited time only for $40. Regular Festival Pass price is $50. Passes provide admission to 3 days of outstanding documentaries including the Friday night Opening Gala film and live musical performance! Get your passes online at http://www.downtowndocfest.ca or in person at Quinte Arts Council (36 Bridge St. E.), Gourmet Diem Café (279 Front St.) and Artist & Artisans Studio & Gallery (54 Bridge St. E.) Get more details at http://www.downtowndocfest.ca.

The Big Shoebang

New and almost new Ladies Shoes and Boots all priced at $5.00 pair. All proceeds to United Syrian Family Support (Belleville) Sponsorship Group. Admission $5.00. Sun. Mar. 5 from 1:30 pm to 4 pm at St. Jooseph's Parish Centre, 399 Victoria Ave at Herchimer. Belleville.

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Odessa Horse & Pony Club General Meetin

Mon. Mar. 6th, 7pm

Meeting room at the Odessa Fairgrounds.

ALL WELCOME!!

Interested in showing your horse or pony (english, western, halter, performance and games) or just helping out with the club?

Very FAMILY and BEGINNER friendly! Affordable!

Come out and join the discussion of how we want to see the club be run.

Coffee and snacks provided.

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Knitterati social knitting circle

Come be part of the Knitterati! Belleville Public Library's social knitting circle "Knitterati" will return in January 2017. Bring your knitting, crochet, or other fiber craft project to this free drop in program on the second floor of the library to work as a group, chat, and meet other knitters! Just starting out and need a little help casting on? Don’t worry; your fellow knitters will be there to give you a hand or offer advice. The program is held every other Tuesday evening from 5:30-7:30pm on the second floor. No registration required. Dates: Jan. 10, 24; Feb. 7, 21; Mar. 7, 21; Apr. 4, 18; May 2, 16, 30; June 13, 27.

Call 613-968-6731 ext. 2237 for more information.

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Stroke Survivor Support group

Monthly support group for Stroke Survivors. We talk about stroke recovery, share tips on adjusting to daily life tasks and routines, make connections with other survivors and learn about community resources. Group runs every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 10:00 - 11:30am. For more information, please call Community Care for South Hastings and ask for Lee: (613)969-0130 or e-mail at leem@ccsh.ca

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is March 8th. This year, the Belleville International Women’s Day Committee is pleased to welcome Katherine Govier of the Shoe Project. Ms. Govier will be speaking about her project which empowers immigrant women to write their stories through the theme of their shoes. On March 8th, join us at 4:30 at the Library for the annual Women’s Day March through downtown, followed by refreshments and social hour at 5:00, and a talk by Ms. Govier at 6:00 pm! Bring your friends and family and help us celebrate women around the world! No registration is required for this free event. For more information call 613-968-6731 x2237.

Monday, March 13th, 2017

March Break Program: Brent and Sarah's Comedy Magic Show

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

Time: 10:30 am

Ages: 3-12

Brent and Sarah’s Comedy Magic Show is a fast paced, funny and fully interactive experience!

Tickets $2.50 each (2 & under are free) Get your tickets at the Reader's Advisory Desk in the Library. For more information call us at 613-968-6731 x2235

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

March Break Program: Pokémon Party

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

Time: 2:00 pm

Ages: 7-12

Test your Pokémon knowledge and make Pokémon-inspired crafts. Bring your cards!

* Pre-registration is required for all programs. Space is limited.

* You can register in person or phone 613-968-6731 ext 2235.

* If you can’t attend the program you’ve registered for, please let us know in advance.

March Break Program: The Land of Make Believe

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

Time: 10:30 am

Ages: 3-6

Join us for a morning of stories, songs and a skit! Then make your own imaginary friend! For kids ages 3-6.

* Pre-registration is required for all programs. Space is limited.

* You can register in person or phone 613-968-6731 ext 2235.

* If you can’t attend the program you’ve registered for, please let us know in advance.

Coffee & Chat

CARP Greater Bay of Quinte Area Chapter 39 invites you to join us on Tuesday March 14 from 2-4 at the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre -Belleville 50+ Centre-Senior's room-- to learn about Carp and its advocacy role for seniors.

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

March Break Program: Craft Day!

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

Time: 10:30 am & 2:00 pm

Ages: 3-12

We provide the supplies, you provide the imagination! For kids ages 3-12.

* Pre-registration is required for all programs. Space is limited.

* You can register in person or phone 613-968-6731 ext 2235.

* If you can’t attend the program you’ve registered for, please let us know in advance.

Watoto Signs & Wonders Concert

Watoto Children's Choir launches a whole new Watoto Children's Choir production; Signs & Wonders that celebrate the joy of salvation. The choir, whose members are orphans and other vulnerable children , will present new worship music from Watoto Church in Uganda and invite you to experience an encounter with God.

Through the power of their testimonies the children will share stories of how their lives have been changed, and how they have been called into a life of purpose to transform their communities. Each story will declare the miracle of transformation - from darkness to light; from despair to hope; from loss to purpose; from fear to faith.

Please join us on Wednesday, March 15th at 7pm at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 240 Main Street Bloomfield. For more information, please visit http://www.emmanuellife.com or http://www.watoto.com. FREE EVENT!

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

The Making of Quinte Botanical Gardens by Deanna Groves

Trenton Horticultural Society meets Thursday March 16, 2017

Trenton United Church, 85 Dundas Street East, Trenton, at 7 pm

The Making of Quinte Botanical Gardens by Deanna Groves. Guests welcome

March Break Program: Playdoh Cranium

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

Time: 2:00 pm

Ages: 7-12

Let's use playdoh to play Cranium and other games. For kids ages 7-12.

* Pre-registration is required for all programs. Space is limited.

* You can register in person or phone 613-968-6731 ext 2235.

* If you can’t attend the program you’ve registered for, please let us know in advance.

March Break Program: Imagination Stations

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

Time: 10:30 am

Ages: 3-6

Build your imagination with playdoh, Lego, cardboard and more!

* Pre-registration is required for all programs. Space is limited.

* You can register in person or phone 613-968-6731 ext 2235.

* If you can’t attend the program you’ve registered for, please let us know in advance.

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Teen Connection: Green Screen Fun!

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

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Ages: 12 & up

Let's play "Whose Line is it Anyway?" using our props and create fun skits and pictures using our green screen!

* Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

* You can register in person or phone 613-968-6731 ext 2235.

* If you can’t attend the program you’ve registered for, please let us know in advance.

March Break Program: St Patrick's Day Party

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

Time: 10:30 am

Ages: 3-12

Help us build a rainbow in our fun skit, eat green food and play party games. Wear something green!

* Pre-registration is required for all programs. Space is limited.

* You can register in person or phone 613-968-6731 ext 2235.

* If you can’t attend the program you’ve registered for, please let us know in advance.

Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Downtown Belleville Blues

An energetic blues-rock night featuring artists from the local and surrounding areas! All proceeds will go to support the local Bruce Parson's scholarship awarded to a graduating high school student in the Quinte area who has demonstrated a passionate involvement in music in the community.

Come out and enjoy music by:

Timothy Campbell Trio - Belleville

Ready the Prince - Toronto

Crown Lands - Oshawa

ALL AGES ARE WELCOME, and the Core Cafe will be open!

Show starts at 7pm at The Core, 223 Pinnacle St. Belleville

Cover charge $12 or $20/couple.

Shamrocks on the Wall 2017

Shamrocks on the Wall starts March 1- 19th. Kick off at the Quinte Mall on March 1st by Sports Check. Donate a Twoonie and have a chance to Win A Ounce of Gold & 2nd Prize $250 Giant Tiger Gift Card. Locations throughout the City of Belleville. We will return to Quinte Mall on March 17-19th and hold a Mega Silent Auction.

"The Great Rhythmobile Adventure" by Jeunesses Musicales Canada

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

Time: 11 am (ages 3-6) 1:30 pm (ages 7-12)

Tickets $5.00 each, (under age 2 - free) available to purchase at the library.

The Rhythmobile - a super-powered, all-terrain, hybrid vehicle - has unfortunately run out of gas. Captain Kit Crash, the Rhythmobile's clumsy driver, and his tinkering mechanic, Whiplash, have had to swerve off to the side of the road in a panic. The technologically sophisticated 4x4 can't start without the right kind of high rhythm-rated fuel. Before falling too far behind in the rally race, they immediately need your help to find their precious fuel: rhythm!

Bring a comfy cushion and enjoy McDonald's refreshments after the show!

Sponsored by the CFUW Belleville District.

Quinte Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society

Have you started your family tree? We can help. The digital presentation will feature "What Shape is your DNA" by Diahan Southard. Covering the latest methods of DNA analysis and interpretation for the non-scientist genetic genealogist. Everyone welcome, bring a friend. Quinte West Public Library, 7 Creswell Dr, Trenton. 1-3 pm. Visit http://www.rootweb.ancestry.com/~canqbogs/

Knights Of Columbus St. Patrick's Dance

Knights Of Columbus

St.Patricks Day Dance

Saturday March 18/17 7pm-11pm

Everyone Welcome!

Tickets $20 Proceeds to Trenton Care and Share Food Bank!

Fully Stocked cash bar

Live Band featuring Steve Piticco,Bill Carruthers, Steve Smith, Dusty King Jr.

57 Stella Crescent, Trenton

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

THE CHOIR OF MEN AND BOYS FROM CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL (OTTAWA) IN CONCERT AT ST. THOMAS’

The Choir of Men and Boys from Christ Church Cathedral (Ottawa) under the direction of Matthew Larkin will give a concert at St. Thomas' Anglican Church in Belleville as part of the third edition of “Music at St. Thomas'” on Sunday, March 19th, 2017 at 4:30 pm. Formed in 1891, the Choir is one of the few remaining choirs of men and boys in North America, and the only such resident choir in a Canadian Anglican cathedral. In addition to regularly singing at Cathedral and Diocesan liturgies, the Choir offers concerts of sacred and secular works. A reception will follow.

Admission: Pay-What-You-Can

Information: (613) 962-3636

St. Thomas' Anglican Church

201 Church Street

Belleville, ON K8N 5P2

Shamrocks on the Wall 2017

Shamrocks on the Wall starts March 1- 19th. Kick off at the Quinte Mall on March 1st by Sports Check. Donate a Twoonie and have a chance to Win A Ounce of Gold & 2nd Prize $250 Giant Tiger Gift Card. Locations throughout the City of Belleville. We will return to Quinte Mall on March 17-19th and hold a Mega Silent Auction.

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Knitterati social knitting circle

Come be part of the Knitterati! Belleville Public Library's social knitting circle "Knitterati" will return in January 2017. Bring your knitting, crochet, or other fiber craft project to this free drop in program on the second floor of the library to work as a group, chat, and meet other knitters! Just starting out and need a little help casting on? Don’t worry; your fellow knitters will be there to give you a hand or offer advice. The program is held every other Tuesday evening from 5:30-7:30pm on the second floor. No registration required. Dates: Jan. 10, 24; Feb. 7, 21; Mar. 7, 21; Apr. 4, 18; May 2, 16, 30; June 13, 27.

Call 613-968-6731 ext. 2237 for more information.

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Couples Stroke group

A monthly Couples Stroke Support group is available at Community Care for South Hastings. Stroke Survivors and their Caregivers meet together. We talk about managing changes in daily life and in relationships as a result of stroke. Concerns are shared and we problem solve together. Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of every month. There is no cost. For more information or to register, please contact Lee at: 613-969-0130 or through e-mail leem@ccsh.ca

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Healing Light & Wellness Fair

Healing Light Wellness fair. It will be held March 25 at the Foster Ward Community Centre at 75 St. Paul St., Belleville. The show is from 10 - 4, doors. Free admission

over 22 vendors offering: Reiki, Power of crystal & gemstone, jewelry, Spiritual coaches, Psychic, Crystal healing. Medium,

Spiritual healing, Shiatsu, Tea cup Readings, Chakra clearing, Tarot cards, Wands, Intuitive art,Essential oil, Stone & minerals. Intuitive Energy  and many more

Healing for Body, Mind & Spirit

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Women's Self Defense Drop In

Warrior Women of Quinte are hosting a monthly women's self defense drop-in class! Join us to connect with other women, learn new skills, build confidence and nurture your warrior spirit!

What: Basic self defense & safety planning

Who: Self-identifying females ages 16+

When: Wednesday March 29th 6-8pm

Where: Belleville Karate and Jiu Jitsu 246 North Front Street

Price: $10/person

Contact us at elissa.michelle.robertson@gmail.com or message us on facebook on the ‘Warrior Women of Quinte’ page to register for this month’s drop-in. We look forward to hearing from you!

Women's Self Defense Drop In

Warrior Women of Quinte are once again hosting our monthly women's self defense drop-in class! Join us to connect with other women, learn new skills, build confidence and nurture your warrior spirit!

What: Basic self defense & safety planning

Who: Self-identifying females ages 16+

When: Wednesday March 29th 6-8pm

Where: Belleville Karate and Jiu Jitsu 246 North Front Street

Price: $10/person

Contact us at elissa.michelle.robertson@gmail.com or message us on facebook on the ‘Warrior Women of Quinte’ page to register for this month’s drop-in. We look forward to hearing from you!

Friday, March 31st, 2017

The Marysburgh Mummers present Nunsense

The Little Sisters of Hoboken are coming to Milford this spring in the Marysburgh Mummers production of Nunsense.

This heavenly musical comedy features five nuns, hungry for the spotlight, who find themselves in a predicament when their cook, Sister Julia " Child of God accidentally poisons 52 of their fellow sisters. When the convent’s first in charge, Reverend Mother Regina, splurges on a big screen TV, the remaining Sisters find themselves strapped for cash, as they still have four dead nuns to bury (whose bodies are being stored in the kitchen freezer).

Nunsense appears on Milford`s Mount Tabor stage Friday March 31, Saturday, April 1, Sunday April 2 and again Friday, April 7, Saturday, April 8 and closes Sunday, April 9. Tickets are $15 each and are available at Live Laugh Eat in Milford, Green Gables in Bloomfield, Sidestreet Gallery in Wellington, Books & Company in Picton, Hamlet Grocery in Consecon and through the Quinte Arts Council in Belleville.