Events for May 2017

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote Exhibit

"NICE WOMEN DON'T WANT THE VOTE."

Glanmore National Historic Site Celebrates

the 100th Anniversary of Women Winning the Right to Vote

"Nice Women Don't Want the Vote," an exhibit developed by the Manitoba Museum, is now open at Glanmore National Historic Site in Belleville, ON.

“Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote,” outlines the historical context of the Suffragist movement and commemorates the 100th anniversary of Manitoba women winning the right to vote. Although the exhibit specifically highlights the suffragist movement in Manitoba, Ontario was not too far behind, granting some women the right to vote in April 2017 through a bill put forward by Belleville resident and local Member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly, J.W. Johnson.

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote is on display until May 7, 2017 at Glanmore National Historic Site, 257 Bridge Street East, Belleville. For more information visit http://www.glanmore.ca or call 613-962-2329.

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 the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote Exhibit

"NICE WOMEN DON'T WANT THE VOTE."

Glanmore National Historic Site Celebrates

the 100th Anniversary of Women Winning the Right to Vote

"Nice Women Don't Want the Vote," an exhibit developed by the Manitoba Museum, is now open at Glanmore National Historic Site in Belleville, ON.

“Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote,” outlines the historical context of the Suffragist movement and commemorates the 100th anniversary of Manitoba women winning the right to vote. Although the exhibit specifically highlights the suffragist movement in Manitoba, Ontario was not too far behind, granting some women the right to vote in April 2017 through a bill put forward by Belleville resident and local Member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly, J.W. Johnson.

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote is on display until May 7, 2017 at Glanmore National Historic Site, 257 Bridge Street East, Belleville. For more information visit http://www.glanmore.ca or call 613-962-2329.

Big Bike rolls into Picton

Heart and Stroke's Big Bike rolls into Picton today at 10:00 AM! Cheer on your favourite team as they leave from Metro and ride through downtown Picton!

The Big Bike is a heart-pumping, crazy BIG, fun ride! 29 riders. 4 wheels. 1 Big Bike.

Start a team and stop traffic. Call the Heart and Stroke Office at 613-384-2871 or email Sandra.barnes@heartandstroke.ca to register your team today!

Big Bike rolls into Picton

Heart and Stroke's Big Bike rolls into Picton today at 10:00 AM! Cheer on your favourite team as they leave from Metro and ride through downtown Picton!

The Big Bike is a heart-pumping, crazy BIG, fun ride! 29 riders. 4 wheels. 1 Big Bike.

Start a team and stop traffic. Call the Heart and Stroke Office at 613-384-2871 or email Sandra.barnes@heartandstroke.ca to register your team today!

Local Author Panel at BPL

Belleville Public Library will be hosting a local author panel on Saturday, April 22 at 11:00 am, featuring a mix of five mystery, fiction, and nonfiction authors. Come learn about the writing, publishing, and marketing process, and bring lots of questions to ask our panel! Authors will be selling their books; no registration is required for this free event. For more information call 613-968-6731 x2237.

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, May 3rd, 2017

Craft and Chat

Join us for Craft and Chat at Quinte West Public Library at 6PM every Wednesday. Bring a project and enjoy the company of others knitting, crocheting and crafting. It's a great place to give a little help, receive a little help and see what others are making.

For more information contact Krista at 613-394-3381 x3325 or kristar@quintewest.ca

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, music and activities. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Free Beginner Crochet Session

To help us celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day (June 10), the Quinte West Public Library is offering a beginner crochet session. The class will begin at 6 PM and materials will be provided.

For more information contact Krista at 613-394-3381 x 3325 or kristar@quintewest.ca

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote Exhibit

"NICE WOMEN DON'T WANT THE VOTE."

Glanmore National Historic Site Celebrates

the 100th Anniversary of Women Winning the Right to Vote

"Nice Women Don't Want the Vote," an exhibit developed by the Manitoba Museum, is now open at Glanmore National Historic Site in Belleville, ON.

“Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote,” outlines the historical context of the Suffragist movement and commemorates the 100th anniversary of Manitoba women winning the right to vote. Although the exhibit specifically highlights the suffragist movement in Manitoba, Ontario was not too far behind, granting some women the right to vote in April 2017 through a bill put forward by Belleville resident and local Member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly, J.W. Johnson.

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote is on display until May 7, 2017 at Glanmore National Historic Site, 257 Bridge Street East, Belleville. For more information visit http://www.glanmore.ca or call 613-962-2329.

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

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, music and activities. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Babytime

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

Time: 11:00 am

Ages 0-18mos

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 the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote Exhibit

"NICE WOMEN DON'T WANT THE VOTE."

Glanmore National Historic Site Celebrates

the 100th Anniversary of Women Winning the Right to Vote

"Nice Women Don't Want the Vote," an exhibit developed by the Manitoba Museum, is now open at Glanmore National Historic Site in Belleville, ON.

“Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote,” outlines the historical context of the Suffragist movement and commemorates the 100th anniversary of Manitoba women winning the right to vote. Although the exhibit specifically highlights the suffragist movement in Manitoba, Ontario was not too far behind, granting some women the right to vote in April 2017 through a bill put forward by Belleville resident and local Member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly, J.W. Johnson.

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote is on display until May 7, 2017 at Glanmore National Historic Site, 257 Bridge Street East, Belleville. For more information visit http://www.glanmore.ca or call 613-962-2329.

OPENING RECEPTION

In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Quinte Arts Council will promote the theme “A Canadian State of Mind” in the bi-annual juried show, Expressions. Awards presentations and opening reception will be on Thursday, May 4th from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Parrott Gallery. Everyone is welcome. Exhibition on display from May 4th to June 1st.

Heart and Stroke's Big Bike rolls into Belleville

Heart and Stroke's Big Bike rolls into Belleville today at 10:00 AM! Cheer on your favourite team as they leave from Lone Star at the Quinte Mall and ride along Bell Boulevard!

The Big Bike is a heart-pumping, crazy BIG, fun ride! 29 riders. 4 wheels. 1 Big Bike.

For more information, contact sandra.barnes@heartandstroke.ca or 613-384-2871.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Memoir Writing Workshop

May 4, 11, 18 from 10:00 am " noon

If you’ve ever wanted to write your memoir but didn’t know where to begin, the Belleville Public Library will be sponsoring a Writing Your Life Stories workshop on Thursday mornings in May. In this three part workshop you will explore the basics of memoir writing with Linda Bond. Beginner and experienced writers welcome. Dates are May 4, 11, 18 from 10 am " noon; please register before April 28 by calling 613-968-5276.

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Salamander Shows

Join award-winning Salamander Conservationist Matt Ellerbeck (A.K.A The Salamander Man) for an insightful and educational presentation on salamanders! Spaces fill up fast! Register yourself and up to 3 guests today!

This event is part of an initiative started by the Foundation for the Conservation of Salamanders to raise awareness about salamanders, their habitats and their role in the ecosystem. To help with these efforts, Salamander Conservationist - Matt Ellerbeck will be providing two FREE presentations on the conservation of these animals on Friday May 5th at 3:00pm and 4:00pm at the Quinte Conservation office. The presentations will feature many live salamanders for visitors to meet, including both local and exotic species.

The presentations are free to attend, but you must register online in advance, as spaces are limited.

Register here:

http://quinteconservation.ca/site/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=344&Itemid=9

Heart and Stroke's Big Bike Rolls Into Belleville

Heart and Stroke's Big Bike rolls into Belleville today at 10:00 AM! Cheer on your favourite team as they leave from Lone Star at the Quinte Mall and ride along Bell Boulevard!

The Big Bike is a heart-pumping, crazy BIG, fun ride! 29 riders. 4 wheels. 1 Big Bike.

For more information, contact sandra.barnes@heartandstroke.ca or 613-384-2871.

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote Exhibit

"NICE WOMEN DON'T WANT THE VOTE."

Glanmore National Historic Site Celebrates

the 100th Anniversary of Women Winning the Right to Vote

"Nice Women Don't Want the Vote," an exhibit developed by the Manitoba Museum, is now open at Glanmore National Historic Site in Belleville, ON.

“Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote,” outlines the historical context of the Suffragist movement and commemorates the 100th anniversary of Manitoba women winning the right to vote. Although the exhibit specifically highlights the suffragist movement in Manitoba, Ontario was not too far behind, granting some women the right to vote in April 2017 through a bill put forward by Belleville resident and local Member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly, J.W. Johnson.

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote is on display until May 7, 2017 at Glanmore National Historic Site, 257 Bridge Street East, Belleville. For more information visit http://www.glanmore.ca or call 613-962-2329.

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Author Visit: Peter Kirby

Author Visit: Peter Kirby at Belleville Public Library

Saturday, May 6 at 2:30 pm in the 3rd floor meeting room

May is mystery month! To celebrate, the Belleville Public Library will be hosting a talk with mystery author Peter Kirby on Sat., May 6 at 2:30 pm. Mr. Kirby’s most recent crime fiction title, Open Season, was the 2016 Arthur Ellis Best Novel award winner. His other titles include The Dead of Winter and Vigilante Season. Mr. Kirby will be speaking about his work, his writing process, how to get started in writing, and will have books available for sale. No registration is required for this free event; please call 613-968-6731 x2237 for more information. Made possible through the Canada Council for the Arts Grant.

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote Exhibit

"NICE WOMEN DON'T WANT THE VOTE."

Glanmore National Historic Site Celebrates

the 100th Anniversary of Women Winning the Right to Vote

"Nice Women Don't Want the Vote," an exhibit developed by the Manitoba Museum, is now open at Glanmore National Historic Site in Belleville, ON.

“Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote,” outlines the historical context of the Suffragist movement and commemorates the 100th anniversary of Manitoba women winning the right to vote. Although the exhibit specifically highlights the suffragist movement in Manitoba, Ontario was not too far behind, granting some women the right to vote in April 2017 through a bill put forward by Belleville resident and local Member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly, J.W. Johnson.

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote is on display until May 7, 2017 at Glanmore National Historic Site, 257 Bridge Street East, Belleville. For more information visit http://www.glanmore.ca or call 613-962-2329.

Prince Edward County Walk For Alzheimer's

On Saturday May 6th, come out on to the Prince Edward County Walk for Alzheimer's at Sandbanks Provincial Park, from 1 pm " 3 pm, registration starting at 12:30 pm. Fundraise online or print a pledge form at http://www.walkforalzheimers.ca. All support appreciated. Everyone welcome. Help the Alzheimer Society continue to provide free education and support services throughout Prince Edward County, based out of our office at 90 King St Picton, as they have for over 15 years. You can also form a team " and compete for top fundraising team and most spirited team. There will also be general entry prizes, a prize for top fundraiser overall, and top youth fundraiser. Sponsor opportunities available. For more information, contact Fund Development Coordinator Nancy Kowacz in Picton at 613-476-2085.

Belleville Walk for Alzheimer's: West Zwick’s Park, Sunday May 28th

Quinte West/Trenton Walk for Alzheimer's: Centennial Park, May 13th

Dungeons and Dragons Game Play

Join us for a game of Dungeons and Dragons at the Quinte West Public Library Main Branch. No experience necessary. For more information call 613-394-3381 x3325 or email kristar@quintewest.ca.

Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Fight With Your Feet - Mandarin MS Walk

Fight With Your Feet.

Mandarin MS Walk. Register now to end MS.

http://www.mswalks.ca

1-888-822-8467

2017 Belleville Mandarin MS Walk

Canada has the highest rate of MS in the world. When you join Mandarin MS Walk, you join our country’s collective effort to help improve the lives of Canadians affected by MS. The dollars you raise are invested in world-leading MS research happening right here in Canada and programs and services for those living with MS in Belleville and the surrounding area. It’s an exciting time for MS research, and your fundraising will help improve the quality of life of Canadians affected by MS today, and those who may receive a diagnosis tomorrow.

Bring your family and friends together to share in the start/finish-line activities, team awards ceremonies and amazing stories from people living with MS! We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Fiddler on the Loose

Quinte Symphony presents Fiddler on the Loose with the three-time Juno-nominees Sultans of String on Sunday May 7, 2:30 pm at the Regent Theatre in Picton. Your toes will be tapping as the musical flavours will include flamenco, Celtic, gypsy and more! Tickets are available online at theregenttheatre.org or by calling their box office at (613) 476-8416 ext 28.

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote Exhibit

"NICE WOMEN DON'T WANT THE VOTE."

Glanmore National Historic Site Celebrates

the 100th Anniversary of Women Winning the Right to Vote

"Nice Women Don't Want the Vote," an exhibit developed by the Manitoba Museum, is now open at Glanmore National Historic Site in Belleville, ON.

“Nice Women Don’t Want the Vote,” outlines the historical context of the Suffragist movement and commemorates the 100th anniversary of Manitoba women winning the right to vote. Although the exhibit specifically highlights the suffragist movement in Manitoba, Ontario was not too far behind, granting some women the right to vote in April 2017 through a bill put forward by Belleville resident and local Member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly, J.W. Johnson.

Nice Women Don't Want the Vote is on display until May 7, 2017 at Glanmore National Historic Site, 257 Bridge Street East, Belleville. For more information visit http://www.glanmore.ca or call 613-962-2329.

6th Annual HIke for Hospice Prince Edward

On Sunday, May 7, at 10 am, Prince Edward County will join thousands of people across the country, as they come together to raise funds for the community residential hospice, located at 40 Downes Avenue in Picton. Now in its 6th year in The County, Hike for Hospice Prince Edward will be held at the Prince Edward Community Centre and progressing down Picton’s Main Street.

Hikers, runners, strollers, ramblers, and wanderers are all welcome to join friends of Hospice Prince Edward at this national, pledge-based family event, to raise much needed funds to support people in our community who are living with progressive life limiting illness, their loved ones and caregivers.

Picton Rotary will provide a BBQ lunch for hikers, and The Reasons will provide entertainment. Call 613 645-4040 x 205 for registration info, or pick up a pledge form at 40 Downes Ave. Picton, or download at http://www.hospiceprinceedward.com

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Heart and Stroke BIG BIKE BASH!

It's the Heart and Stroke's BIG BIKE BASH!

Belleville's Shoeless Joe's will host our celebration from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM! Everyone's welcome for appies or dinner and 10% of all food purchases will be donated back to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. We'll have door prizes, auction items and more! Come on out for a fun night for a great cause!

Heart and Stroke's Big Bike Rolls Into Belleville

Heart and Stroke's Big Bike rolls into Belleville today at 10:00 AM! Cheer on your favourite team as they leave from Jane Forrester Park and ride through the downtown core!

The Big Bike is a heart-pumping, crazy BIG, fun ride! 29 riders. 4 wheels. 1 Big Bike.

For more information, contact sandra.barnes@heartandstroke.ca or 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 the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

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, music and activities. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Craft and Chat

Join us for Craft and Chat at Quinte West Public Library at 6PM every Wednesday. Bring a project and enjoy the company of others knitting, crocheting and crafting. It's a great place to give a little help, receive a little help and see what others are making.

For more information contact Krista at 613-394-3381 x3325 or kristar@quintewest.ca

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Handbags for Hospice

Handbags for Hospice is a fundraiser and charity auction on Thursday, May 11th from 7pm-10pm. Doors open at 6:30. Oak Hills Golf Club (1538 Frankford-Stirling Rd., Stirling). Join emcees ORLENA CAIN of Mix 97 and DUG STEVENSON of Bay of Quinte Tourism.

- Complimentary welcome champagne

- Gorgeous handbags in ALL price ranges

- Chocolate and delectable goodies

- Dance party music

- Firefighters and Policemen serving YOU

Tickets sold in advance for $40 at handbags-for-hospice.eventbrite.ca or call Hospice at 613-473-1880

Babytime

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

Time: 11:00 am

Ages 0-18mos

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 the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Memoir Writing Workshop

Memoir Writing Workshop

May 4, 11, 18 from 10:00 am " noon

If you’ve ever wanted to write your memoir but didn’t know where to begin, the Belleville Public Library will be sponsoring a Writing Your Life Stories workshop on Thursday mornings in May. In this three part workshop you will explore the basics of memoir writing with Linda Bond. Beginner and experienced writers welcome. Dates are May 4, 11, 18 from 10 am " noon; please register before April 28 by calling 613-968-5276.

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, music and activities. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Friday, May 12th, 2017

MUSICAL GIFTS

Join us at the Parrott Gallery from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. for our Musical Gifts Series presented by pianist Rick Penner. Everyone is welcome to attend this free program which is held in Gallery One on the third floor of the Belleville Public Library. On May 12, Rick will feature the music and wisdom of Buffy Ste. Marie. For further information please call 613-968-6731 x2240 or e-mail gallery@bellevillelibrary.ca

Spend-A-Day at Albert College

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.

Spend-A-Day at Albert College

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.

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Invisible Ribbon Gala

The 13th Annual Invisible Ribbon Gala, sponsored by Scotiabank and hosted by the Trenton MFRC, will take place on May 13, 2017 at the National Air Force Museum of Canada. The theme of the event is ‘90s to Now’ to commemorate the MFRC’s 25th anniversary and will feature ‘retro’ live music by ORANGEMAN and curated silent and live auctions.

Incorporated in 1992, the Trenton MFRC has supported military families at 8 Wing for 25 years. In keeping with their commitment to meet the needs of military families, the MFRC has outgrown their home at the Siskin Centre and is expanding their services to two additional locations. 100% of the net proceeds from this year’s Gala will be dedicated to Phase 2 of the expansion project: delivering essential MFRC programs and services in Belleville and Frankford.

You are invited to show your support for our military community by donating an auction item, sponsoring the event or attending the Gala. Tickets are on sale now!

http://www.invisibleribbon.ca

ELAINE A. SMALL IN CONCERT

Join us 2:00-3:30 Saturday, May 13 for The Power of Reverie and Song with Quinte’s own chanteuse Elaine A. Small. The concert will feature the Rhythm, Reverie and Blues Trio with the talents of Andrew Trott, Howard Baer and Tony Vani. Surrounded by the Quinte Art Council’s Expressions art show, celebrate Mother’s Day weekend in style at The Parrott Gallery! Tickets $10 each"available at The Parrott Gallery and the Quinte Arts Council.

RELAY FOR LIFE MOMS IN TIARAS WINE TOUR

Travel across Prince Edward County in our private bus to savor wines from premiere wineries. Along the way enjoy a delicious lunch at The Waring House, and visits to the Black River Cheese Factory and the Lavender Farm, as well as fun perks and prizes during the ride. A great day for a great cause. Contact Helen at 905-320-1495 for details and to register.

Trenton Walk For Alzheimer's

Support the Trenton Walk for Alzheimer’s at Centennial Park on Saturday May 13th, from 10 am " 12 pm. Registration opens at 9:30 am. Help our Education and Support Coordinators provide free of charger one-on-one and family support services, public education, home visits, support groups, I-pod lending programs and more, right here in Quinte West and Brighton. You can also put together a team and compete for Top Team of fundraisers or Most Spirited Team. Prize for top fundraiser overall, top youth fundraiser, music, refreshments, draw prizes and more. Sponsor opportunities available. Fundraise online or print your pledge form at http://www.walkforalzheimers.ca . For more information call 613-962-0892.

Prince Edward County Walk for Alzheimer's: Sandbanks Provincial Park, May 6th

Belleville Walk for Alzheimer's: West Zwick’s Park, May 28th

Shop With Your Dog - Vendors/$5 Nail Trims/Microchip Clinic

May 13th from 10am-3pm. Join the Quinte Humane Society for a fun filled day of shopping for yourself and your pets! $2 admission, children under 12 free. Free admission with donation from wish list on quintehumanesociety.com. Location " doggie daycare arena at Loyalist Vet - 360 Bell Boulevard, Belleville.

Bring your dog to shop with you! Lots of pet and people vendors, $5 nail trims by The Barking Spot, and a live low cost microchip clinic for $25 each. CASH ONLY PLEASE for these services. 30 unique vendors selling dog items/treats, people treats, crafts, artisans, direct sales. Something for everyone and your pets!

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

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 the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

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.

Albert College Spring Concert

Please join us Tuesday, May 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel at Albert College. The Albert College Music Department presents its spring musical performance. The evening showcases our many talented artists with a concert featuring our bands and choirs. Admission is free.

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

Craft and Chat

Join us for Craft and Chat at Quinte West Public Library at 6PM every Wednesday. Bring a project and enjoy the company of others knitting, crocheting and crafting. It's a great place to give a little help, receive a little help and see what others are making.

For more information contact Krista at 613-394-3381 x3325 or kristar@quintewest.ca

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, music and activities. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

THE DRAWING ROOM

The Drawing Room offers non-instructional studio sessions to encourage the traditional practice of drawing and painting the human figure from a draped model. This program is held on the third Thursday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. in the third floor meeting room at the John M. Parrott Art Gallery. Please join us on May 18th for the next drawing room. For further information, please call 613-968-6731 x2240 or e-mail gallery@bellevillelibrary.ca

Babytime

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

Time: 11:00 am

Ages 0-18mos

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 the library at 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, music and activities. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Cathy’s Composting – Vermicomposting

Trenton Horticultural Society meets Thursday May 18, 2017

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

Cathy’s Composting " Vermicomposting. Worm composting is an excellent way to convert household garbage into nutrient rich fertilizer. Composting with special composting worms is an efficient and environmentally friendly way to save tonnes of waste from going to landfill. Guests $5.00

Memoir Writing Workshop

Memoir Writing Workshop

May 4, 11, 18 from 10:00 am " noon

If you’ve ever wanted to write your memoir but didn’t know where to begin, the Belleville Public Library will be sponsoring a Writing Your Life Stories workshop on Thursday mornings in May. In this three part workshop you will explore the basics of memoir writing with Linda Bond. Beginner and experienced writers welcome. Dates are May 4, 11, 18 from 10 am " noon; please register before April 28 by calling 613-968-5276.

Friday, May 19th, 2017

THE DOODLE GROUP

Calling doodlers, drawers, illustrators, and sketchers of all skills and abilities!

Join us for our monthly doodling sessions on the 3rd Friday of the month. Bring your creations, tools of the trade, and a willingness to share your creativity. These FREE sessions run from 10-12 p.m. at the Parrott Gallery. For more information call 613-968-6731 x2240 or join the Doodle Group on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/groups/thedoodlegroup/

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

Annual Plant Sale by Trenton Horticultural Society

Trenton Horticultural Society Saturday May 20, 2017

is hosting it's Annual Plant Sale 8AM to 12 noon

Pioneer Gas Bar, Dundas St. East.

Quinte Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society

May 20, 2017 - Have you started your family tree? We can help. The presentation will feature "Hastings" by Dick Hughes, plus an update on the Canada 150 Project. At Quinte West Public Library, 1-3 pm. Everyone welcome, bring a friend. Visit http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canqbogs/

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

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, music and activities. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Craft and Chat

Join us for Craft and Chat at Quinte West Public Library at 6PM every Wednesday. Bring a project and enjoy the company of others knitting, crocheting and crafting. It's a great place to give a little help, receive a little help and see what others are making.

For more information contact Krista at 613-394-3381 x3325 or kristar@quintewest.ca

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

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, music and activities. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Babytime

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

Time: 11:00 am

Ages 0-18mos

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 the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Genealogy 101 workshop

Genealogy 101 Workshop:

Saturday, April 1st or Saturday, May 27th 1-4:30pm

The Belleville Public Library is pleased to announce that we will be providing our FREE Genealogy 101 workshop twice this spring. We will explore the many ways the Library can assist genealogists in compiling their family history, as well as going over some helpful hints and tips. We will also tour our facilities including our local history collection and we will finish the afternoon with some hands-on training using both Ancestry and our Belleville History Alive database. There are a limited number of spaces available so pre-registration is required. To register, please call 613-968-6731 ext. 2237.

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Belleville Walk for Alzheimer's

Join us for the Belleville Walk for Alzheimer's at West Zwick's Park on Sunday May 28th, from 10 am - 12 pm, registration opening at 9:30 am. Everyone welcome! Help the Alzheimer Society provide free education and support programming to local individuals and families living with the reality of dementia and memory loss here in Quinte. Prizes for top team of fundraisers, top fundraiser overall, top youth fundraiser, and most spirited team. Draw prizes, music, and more! Sponsor opportunities available. Fundraise online or print a pledge form at http://www.walkforalzheimers.ca , or pick up a pledge form at the Belleville office in the Bay View Mall (613-962-0892).

Prince Edward County Walk for Alzheimer's: Sandbanks Provincial Park, May 6th

Quinte West/Trenton Walk for Alzheimer's: Centennial Park, May 13th

Albert College Graduating Class Car Wash

Please join us Sunday, May 28 for the Grad Class Car Wash from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 160 Dundas Street West. Donations benefit the United Way and the Albert College Graduating Class of 2017. 

Walk to Cure Diabetes with JDRF

Join us on Sunday, May 28th for our annual "Walk to Cure Type 1 Diabetes" with JDRF.Walk will be held at Zwick's Park, Belleville, registration at 8:30 and walk starts at 10:00am.

The JDRF Walk to Cure is a powerful movement to create a world without Type 1 Diabetes.

T1D strikes children and adults suddenly, causing dependence on injected or pumped insulin for life and carries the constant threat of devastating complications.When you walk with us you'll be showing your support to children and adults by accelerating life changing T1D breakthroughs and help change the face of T1D forever.This walk will be the perfect opportunity to connect with people who are also fighting diabetes, their families, health care professionals and other organizations.It's a day for you to see that you are not alone and there is support right here in our community!

Come walk with us and help turn this devastating disease into something of the past.

Together we can turn TypeOne into TypeNONE!

jdrf.ca/walk

Relay for Life Outdoor Vendor Sale

Sunday, May 28, 10-3

Westfall Memorial Park,

2525 County Road 64, Carrying Place

Please plan to drop in for some shopping, entertainment, lunch and support our Relay for Life team, Moms on a Mission at the Silent Auction table where we will feature some amazing donations!

Check us out on Facebook for all our updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/203842966769846/

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

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 the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Youth Room May Movie Night

Ice Age: Collision Course (Rated G)

When: Monday May 29th, 2017

When: Staring at 5 pm (Youth Room open 4-8pm that evening)

Where: Youth Room, 2nd floor of the Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre

Who: Grades 6-12 are welcome in the Youth Room

Cost: FREE *Movie donated by Jumbo Video in Belleville

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Get Tick Smart

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.

When: Tuesday May 30, 2017 6:30pm-8:00pm

Location:

Quinte Conservation

2061 Old Highway 2

Belleville ON

Admission: This event is free however donations are accepted.

For more information about Tick Night:

613-968-3434 or quinteconservation.ca

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.

Teen Techs to the Rescue

Teens will be available to help with technology from 3:30 - 5 PM at the Quinte West Public Library. Bring your cell phone, tablet or laptop and teens will be available to answer questions. They will also make notes for you to take home.

For more information contact Krista at 613-394-3381 x3325 or kristar@quitnewest.ca

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Silent Auction

I am a local teacher running a youth based non-profit organization, Students for Africa in Mutual Empowerment for International Development. We are helping Maasai children in rural Tanzania. To learn more about our amazing project, visit http://www.studentsforafrica.org .

I am holding silent auction is to help with travel costs of my upcoming humanitarian trip to Africa. There are many unique items donated by local businesses " concert tickets, gift baskets, salon treatments, wine tastings, art, music and more. The silent auction will be online from Mother’s Day until June 3, 2017. The link to the Silent Auction is https://www.facebook.com/TanzaniaTrip2017SilentAuction/

Nicola Toomath

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, music and activities. 1st Floor Program Room. No Registration Required.

Call the library at 613-968-6731 x2235 for more details.

Craft and Chat

Join us for Craft and Chat at Quinte West Public Library at 6PM every Wednesday. Bring a project and enjoy the company of others knitting, crocheting and crafting. It's a great place to give a little help, receive a little help and see what others are making.

For more information contact Krista at 613-394-3381 x3325 or kristar@quintewest.ca