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Sun Dec 1 – Hopeful Hearts Dog Rescue Holiday Bazaar at the Dog Run Inc. at 20 Gurdwara Rd. from 10am-4pm. Come shop for some great deals with your pooch, and enjoy some Christmas baking, and even take a picture with SANTA! details at www.hopefulhearts.ca
Fri Dec 6- 7PM – Light Up the Night… Ring in the holiday season Ottawa-Valley style this year at a Christmas Weekend in Mississippi Mills. The evening of Friday December 6th join thousands in downtown Almonte for Light Up the Night, A night of Xmas fun, hosted by Wayne Rostad, featuring outstanding Valley entertainment. The fantastic 2013 line-up includes Brea Lawrenson, Voices of Praise Johnny, Spinks Delaney Ziebarth, The Allan Martin Puppets, Marty McTeirnin and Brad Munro, The Cedar Hill Church Choir, The Twinkle Fairies and the Snow Queen and we can’t forget SANTA CLAUS!
Sat Dec 7 - 1PM – Pakenham Santa Claus Parade Join us in Pakenham Saturday December 7th for the very popular Pakenham Santa Clause Parade. Leaving from the Stewart Community Centre at 1:00PM the theme for 2013 is WHITE CHRISTMAS. The Pakenham Civitan Club will be accepting donations of food and money to support the Lanark Country Food Bank. Head to the Community Centre after the parade for free public skating and a chance to sit on Santa’s knee. Thanks to the Thunder Grill there will be free hotdogs and hot chocolate for everyone!
Sun Dec 8 – Breakfast with Santa at the North Grenville Community Center hosted by the North Grenville Cooperative Pre School. Come enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa at 9am, and again at 11am. There will be entertainment, silent auction, and pictures with the man in red. For ticket information call: 613-258-9661.
Sun Dec 8 - 5PM – Almonte Christmas “Night Parade” Join us in Almonte on December 8th at 5:00 PM for Almonte’s 2nd Annual Christmas “Night Parade”.
Almonte Cubs, Scouts and Ventures will be collecting food and money to support to Lion’s Club Christmas Food Basket.
Finish the evening at the Almonte Community Centre with free public skating and a chance to sit on Santa’s knee. Thanks to the Almonte Lions Club there will be free hotdogs and hot chocolate for everyone.The theme for the parade this year is WHITE CHRISTMAS!
Sun Dec 15 – A Service of Hope in remembrance will be held at Calvin United Church, Dewitt’s Corners. Everyone welcome
On Going- Richmond Farmers Market is in full swing with fantastic vendors. We run from May thru December from 9:00am-2:00pm every Sunday at the Creekside Garden Center.
On Going- Kemptville Youth Centre programs. Cook Night every Thursday Night from 5-8pm. Details at the Kemptville Youth Centre call KYC at 613-258-5212 or email Andrew MacLean at email@example.com
On Going-Events Happening at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 95 – 7 Main Street East Smiths Falls. Bid Euchre- Duplicate Bridge -every Monday evening 7pm. Super Singles Dart League, Tuesdays at 7pm. Bingo-Thursdays at 7pm. Open Blind Draw Doubles-Fridays at 7:30pm. Ladies Darts – Every Sunday at 6pm. Info at; 613-283-2690 (All Events Open to the Public).
On Going-Osgoode Olde Tyme Fiddlers Association invites you to its traditional Old Tyme Fiddle country music dance @ the Osgoode Community Centre, Osgoode, every 4th Friday in month from 7:30 – 11:30pm. Bring your fiddle, guitar, musical talents!! Welcome all. Tickets are available at door @ $5.00 per person for non musicians.For more info call 613 224-9888.
On Going-The Smiths Falls Community Hospital Auxiliary is seeking volunteers for their meal assist program. Interested persons can contact Joanne Cleary at 613-283-1583.
On Going- 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month, Kemptville Legion Bingo starting at 1:00 pm.
YOUR LITTLE GHOSTS AND GOBLINS CAN START HALLOWEEN WITH SOME INDOOR FUN AT THE HAZELDEAN MALL IN KANATA, THEY WILL BE HOSTING A FREE TRICK OR TREAT EVENT FROM 10AM TILL NOON ON THE 31ST.