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The Village Task Team and Tweed & Area Chamber of Commerce will once again be organizing a Window Display Contest in support of the Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival. Last year The Food Company and Rashotte Home Building Centre tied for 1st place with their Aloha, Tweed displays.

Members of the Rashotte Home Building Centre team are pictured in front of their replica box office and Tweed Tiki Bar display that won them a tie for first place in the 2012 Aloha, Tweed Window Display Contest organized by The Village Task Team and Tweed & Area Chamber of Commerce. From left, Stephanie Slack, George Buxton, Steve Dryfhout, Kim LePalm and Judy Nobes with their prize of Festival tickets, gift basket and congratulatory plaque. Pictured below, store owner Peter McConnell (second from left) was pleasantly surprised when Task Team member Liz Van Dyk, along with Tweed Economic Officer Joey Walsh and Tweed Mayor Jo-Anne Albert, presented the store with their reward gift basket, Festival tickets and plaque.

This year’s theme is Viva Tweed Let’s light up Tweed, Elvis style!!!

Table of Contents

Youth Sports Youth Activity Outdoor Recreation Gateway CHC programs Adult Recreation Adult Activity Heritage Art Music Facilities Community Calendar Festivals & Events

Message from the Mayor Pg 4 Pg 5 Pg 6 Pg 7 Pg 8-9 Pg 10 Pg 11 Pg 12 Pg 13 Pg 14 Pg 15-17 Pg 18 -19

Whether you’re a resident of Tweed, from the surrounding area, or just visiting for the weekend we invite you to Experience Tweed! Tweed is the gateway to Canada’s world famous Land O’ Lakes offering people a getaway to the great outdoors, arts and culture, wellness, heritage, and more… The Municipality of Tweed is also an incredible place to live! While our beautiful landscape, affordable real estate, and friendly hospitality are significant attractors, people love it here because of our vibrant communities. As Mayor I am proud to represent Tweed in many different facets, and I often hear “…there is always something going on in Tweed.” After reading through this book you will see that they are right! There is always something happening in Tweed because (like generations before) we are a community that is run by volunteers and supported by local businesses. People care about things like minor sports, adult recreation, live music and good times. The Municipality is pleased to help highlight some of these things in our 2nd Annual Rec and Culture Guide. Enjoy…

Mayor Jo-Anne Albert

Municipality of Tweed 255 Metcalf St., Postal Bag 729 Tweed, ON   K0K 3J0 Phone: 613-478-2535 Fax: 613-478-6457 Open Mon - Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(excluding statutory holidays)

Tweed Public Library Hours Sun & Mon: Closed • Tues: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wed: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. • Thurs: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Fri: 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sat: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. These hours are subject to change for statutory holidays. • Coming This Summer! Friends of the Tweed Library Garden Tour

The Municipality of Tweed’s Waste Disposal Site 831 Marlbank Road There is a $1.50 Bag Tag fee. Bag Tags can be purchased at the following locations: Tweed Municipal Office, DaisyMart, Gateway Restaurant Mac’s Convenience Store, Rashotte Home Building Centre, Style 336 Hairstyling Salon


Youth Sports

Ball Hockey

Description The Municipality of Tweed has some excellent facilities for youth to participate in ball hockey. The arena is available for rent, and there is a covered building with nets that can be used for free in the hamlets of Stoco and Marlbank. Pick-up games and tournaments happen throughout the year.

Contact Info. 613.478.2535

Figure Skating

The Tweed Figure Skating Club coaches members for competitions and hosts an annual carnival (last weekend in March). In addition they also run a CanSkate and Learn to Skate program. Figure Skating runs throughout the fall/winter months on Thursdays from 4-7pm and Saturdays from 10:30am-2:30pm.

Golf (Junior)

The Junior Golf Program at Poplars Golf Course is held Mondays at 6pm and runs for 10 weeks between the start and end of the student summer break.

Poplars: 613.478.2038

Minor Softball

Community softball teams for youth age 4-18. Opportunity for boys and girls. Featuring T-ball and travelling fast pitch teams that compete in the Centre Hastings Minor Softball Leauge.

Dave Phillips: 613.478.6605 Moe Gunning: 613.478.3225

Minor Football

Grade 6, 7, and 8 players are invited to take part in the Centurion Minor Football program. Practice Tuesday and Thursday nights at Centre Hastings Secondary School and games on Saturday mornings in Belleville.

Glen Kelsh: 613.813.0979 Kelly Cook: 613.473.1080

Member of the OMHA, giving children an opportunity to play organized hockey. Check out the website for information on registration, schedules, coaching, tournaments and more.

Ken McKichan: 613.921.3232

Tweed has a vibrant soccer community featuring an Under 5 league that plays on Mon and Thur nights; an Under 7 League, Under 9, Under 11, and Under 14 League that have one practice and one game per week (games Fri or Sat); and an Under 18 league that plays two games during weeknights. All games and practices take place on the John Devries field at the Rec Centre and at the Tweed Park. The season runs a total of 8 weeks from April 29 - June 22 with a tournament at the end of the year. Coaches, refs, and other volunteers are always needed.

Jennifer Broek: 613.478.6399

A travelling juvenile league.

Alan Calvert: 613.478.2346

Minor Hockey

Minor Soccer


Lori Palmateer: 613.478.1427 Kristen Potts: 613.478.2067

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Contact Info.

Sparks (Ages 5-6), Brownies (7-8), Guides (9-11), Pathfinders (12-14), Rangers (15-17+). Find a unit closest to you.



Beaver Scouts (Ages 5-7), Cub Scouts (8-10), Scouts (11-14), Venturer Scouts (14-17), Rover Scouts (18-26). Contact information to find a group closest to you.



A national organization for youth aged 12-18 teaching leadership, citizenship and physical activities. Contact information to find a group closest to you.

1.800.561.4786 www.armycadet

Foundations Youth Group

In efforts to assist local community relationships & develop social skills, youth are encouraged & recognized as a resource to Church & Community.


Public Skating

Public skating. Sundays throughout the winter 1:00-2:20pm (check event calendar for additional free skate times, sponsored by local businesses).

Arena 613.478.2320

Young Teen Media Day Camp. Creating and exploring media while looking at issues. Ages 11-16 years ($10 per week) All proceeds go to charity.

Brenda: 613.395.4879 or 613.848.3309


Chess for any youth. Wednesdays, 5:30-6:45, at the Tweed Public Library.

Cathy: 613.478.1066

TD Summer Reading Club For Kids

Wednesdays at 1pm drop in at the Tweed Public Library for some reading, games, crafts, and special guests.

Everyone’s a STAR

Tweed Summer Youth Theatre

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Participants (ages 7-14) will audition for, rehearse and perform in a musical theatre performance in only three weeks! This amazing program teaches participants all aspects involved in creating a live theatre performance. Performances will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm at the Marble Arts Centre.

Cathy: 613.478.1066

Sharon: 613.478.5504

Youth Activity

Girl Guides


Outdoor Recreation


Description Tippers Campground, Trudeau Park, Beachwood Hollow, Bridgewater Retreat and more….

Contact Info. Visit ‘Where to Stay’ on Municipal Website

Cross Country Skiing/ Hiking

Enjoy hiking or cross country skiing on EOTA trails and at the Vanderwater Conservation Area.


Some of the world’s greatest sportfishing can be enjoyed in our many clean lakes and rivers. As part of the Land O’ Lakes region we have a fishing chart (www. that explains the large variety of fish throughout the area. In 2013 we welcome FISH TV!

Ministry of Natural Resources


Poplars Golf Course is an 18 hole public course that offers tee times, league play, memberships, tournaments, and a special two play for the price of one deal every Friday! See adult recreation and youth sports for more information or visit them online.

Poplars Golf Course 613.478.2038

The Tweed Horticultural Society meets on the first Tuesday of the month (not in the summer) where they welcome a variety of guest speakers. The group also is responsible for various gardens in the community.

Horseback Riding

The Gateway Horse Riders Association will be having four shows this summer (May 19, June 16, July 14, Aug. 11), as well as family fun days, a spaghetti supper, trail rides, participating in the Tweed Stampede and hosting Eastern Ontario’s largest indoor tack sale (twice).

Tina Boden: 613.478.5890 www.gatewayhorse


For more information on your Ontario Outdoors Card, hunting licences, hunting seasons, and laws in Ontario review the Ontario Hunting Regulations Summary. There are businesses in town that offer guided hunts through their property in a controlled environment.

Ministry of Natural Resources Outdoors Card Inquiry 1.800.387.7011

Ice Fishing

Ice fishing is very popular in Tweed. Drive through the community in the winter and that fact will become very evident to you by the number of ice huts on our Lakes. Please note that there are rules as to when the huts can be put out and when they need to be removed.

Ministry of Natural Resources


Feel the wind in your hair when boating through the Land O’ Lakes. You will view some of the most amazing landscapes along the way.

Paddling (Canoe/Kayak)

Visit our website to download a canoe guide. Hundreds of kayakers brave the whitewater rapids of the Black River each spring. Find out why Whitewater Ontario presented Queensborough with a plaque for their support of kayakers.

Trail Riding

Tweed is home to the Eastern Ontario Trails Alliance. Whether hiking, cycling, horseback riding, ATVing or snowmobiling, we have the TRAILS for you. Season passes, day pass, and adventure packages all available.


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True You

After School Program

Offered to Tweed students in grades 6-8, in the spring and the fall. Play games and try new activities, gain cooking experience, try new foods, get involved in your community, and make new friends.

Good Food Box Depot

Would you like to have economical, fresh, healthy food at a low cost? The Good Food Box service from the Community Development Council of Quinte is delivered monthly to GCHC and is packed full of seasonal fruits and vegetables.

“Living Well” with Chronic Conditions

Unfortunately, most of us will experience two or more chronic long-term illnesses during our lives. GCHC will teach you how to live a healthy life in a workshop style course that is designed to help you cope better with a broad range of chronic health conditions.

Pole Walking Program

The Pole Walking group meets Tuesday and Thursday mornings to exercise on the local trails. Poles and instruction are provided free of charge.

Learning Begins

Learning Begins is a program that focuses on the critical periods of your infant’s brain development. Learn hands-on activities to stimulate your infant’s brain.

Community Kitchen

Cradling Arms

Tweed Community Garden

This hands-on experience teaches you the skills to successfully plant and harvest a summer garden. Our garden is located at Moira Place. Grow food for yourself and members of the community who are in need through weekly garden donations to the Salvation Army Food Bank.

Play Group

A qualified Early Childhood Educator and a Registered Nurse are available to answer questions about your child’s safety, development and health. This group program offers a play-based experience in a fun learning environment for children age 0-6.

Triple P-Parenting

Trained facilitators help families achieve effective communication skills and positive relationships. Acquire the skills to be a better parent such as: the power of positive parenting, raising confident, competent and resilient children. Solve common behavioral and emotional problems. Delivered as a group session, one-on-one, or as a family session.

This monthly cooking session provides skills and education on cooking for specific conditions for yourself and family. Whether you want to learn how to prepare meals for diabetes, lower your sodium, or stretch your food dollar, this class has it all.

In this program for newborns and toddlers, each individual child’s strengths and needs are identified through a functional developmental assessment. Meet other parents, share experiences, and receive peer support. Learn about breast and infant feeding guidelines, bedtime routines, introducing solid foods, toilet training, and child playtime.

Prenatal Education

A one-on-one consultation in your first trimester is available with GCHC’s Early Years Nurse. After your child is born she advises you on leading a healthy lifestyle while raising your newborn. Prenatal education classes are held during the third trimester as needed, rotating between communities in rural Hastings. Meet other expectant parents in your community for peer support throughout your pregnancy and beyond.

Kindergarten Readiness

Youth Jazz Ensemble

If you are in the grades of 5 to 8 in a Tweed elementary school then the Gateway CHC Youth Jazz Ensemble is for you! This program is offered from August to May. A professional Music Director teaches you to read music and play a musical instrument. Registration fee may apply.

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Volunteers, trained by Canada Revenue Agency can complete and file simple income tax returns. Learn about benefits and deductions that you may be able to claim. Volunteers are available by appointment throughout February, March and April.

This week-long program prepares children and their families for the transition into the school system. Improve your child’s success at school, familiarize them with their classroom, practice school routines and activities, learn to print and recognize their own name, make new friends prior to the beginning of school and incease confidence.

Volunteer With Gateway

We are looking for volunteers of all ages and from varied backgrounds. High School students are welcome to volunteer to obtain their community service hours.

Tweed Youth In Action

This initiative provides high school aged youth the opportunity to come together and develop leadership skills to make a difference in their community.

Most Gateway CHC programs are free of charge and open to the community. To join call 613.478.1211.

Visit for further information.

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Gateway Community Health Centre

Moms/guardians and their daughters between the ages of 10-12, come together weekly for a fun “girls only” night out. The program provides moms/guardians and daughters with the information and resources they need to feel more confident in everyday situations, learn to deal with negative thoughts or emotions, interact and brainstorm with other girls and their mothers/guardians about healthy body image, and building self-esteem.

Activity Badminton (Ladies)

Description Every Monday night from 7-9pm at the Tweed Hungerford Senior School. Session 1 is Sept-Dec and Session 2 is Jan-Mar. Fun league, come and join!

Diane Mumby: 613.478.2714

in Tweed. Mixed league runs every Thursday evening.

Candice Cassidy: 613.478.5493

Curling (Men’s)

Men’s League, Thursdays 1pm. This competitive and social league is excellent for men of all skill levels.


Curling (Mixed)

Mixed Leagues held throughout the week. Visit the website for further information.


Curling (Women’s)

Ladies League, Thursdays 7pm. New curlers always welcome.


Golf (Ladies)

Ladies League is on Tuesday evenings at 5:30pm throughout the spring and summer.

Poplars: 613.478.2038

Golf (Men’s)

Men’s League is a shot gun start at 5:30pm on Wednesdays throughout the spring and summer.

Poplars: 613.478.2038

Beach Volleyball (Mixed) Come enjoy beach volleyball at the Recreation complex

Adult Recreation

Contact Info.

Parks and Conservation Areas Vanderwater Conservation Area 512 Vanderwater Rd, Thomasburg, ON

Located along the banks of the Moria River, where the water cascades over a series of limestone steps. There are 15 km of trails, generous parking, public restrooms, picnic areas, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and cross country trails. (The ski trails are not groomed.)

Tweed Memorial Park Victoria St. S. Tweed, ON

Situated on the west shoreline of Stoco Lake. Attractions include the Cenotaph, The Guardian Sculpture, a large playground, Kiwanis Pavillion, picnic shelter, ball diamond and a public boat launch.

Price Conservation Area Actinolite, near the junction of Hwy 7 and Hwy 37

Situated along a beautiful strech of the Skootamatta River, the 22 acre Conservation Area is rich in flora and fauna. Open Dawn to Dusk.

Victoria Parkette 321 Victoria St. Tweed, ON

Quaint little parkette located in the centre of the village. Check out the Tweed and Area Arts Council board of events and the Founding of Tweed, Historical Plaque.

Lester B. Pearson Peace Park 108087 Hwy 7, Tweed, ON • 613.478.2744

Features trails, a peace Pagoda Shrine that was a gift from the Japenese people to the people of Canada as a symbol of peace and friendship and a Mother’s Shrine, on behalf of the 100,000 Canadian Mothers who lost sons in the First and Second World Wars.

McCamon Park Corner of River St. and McCamon St. Moira Garden North end of Tweed (near Tim Hortons) Cassidy Block Marlbank Recreation Park Trans-Canada Trail Tyendinga-Tweed Trail

As trail riders enter into the village of Tweed they can stop and view the Eastern Ontario Trails recognition wall, a quiet resting place with benches. Initaited by volunteers as a memorial garden. This beautifully kept garden is a great entrance to the village, with benches, trees and lush flower gardens. Conservation Land Features a ball diamond, children’s play equipment, and the Andy Brown Memorial Dome. The Dome is available for community use and includes an ice hockey rink in the winter. The Trans-Canada trail comes directly through the village of Tweed. Call to get your trail pass today! The Municipality of Tweed is enhancing its trail network with the construction of the TweedTyendinga connecting trail.

For more info visit or contact the Municipality of Tweed office at 613.478.2535

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Activity Golf (Mixed) Golf (Senior Men)


Contact Info.

Couples League on Thursday evenings with tee-offs from 5:00-5:30, throughout the spring and summer.

Poplars: 613.478.2038

Senior Men play at 9am on Tuesday mornings.

Poplars: 613.478.2038

Golf (Travelling Seniors) The Travelling Seniors play on Monday mornings,

they are at Poplars one week and then travel back and forth to visit one of six other area clubs the following week.

Poplars: 613.478.2038

Lawrence Ramsay: 613.847.5491

Hockey (Oldtimers)

The Tweedsmuir travelling team consists of men 35+ and competes in the Trent Valley League. Home games are Thursdays at 9pm, travel once per week.

Colin Broek: 613.478.3194

Hockey (Men’s)

The Tweed-Hungerford Recreation League is a long standing five team league consisting of men aged 36+. Games are every Sunday at 10:30am and 11:30am from Sept-March at the Tweed Community Centre.

Lawrence Ramsay: 613.847.5491

Hockey (Pick-up)

Pick-up hockey is available at the Tweed Community Centre. Contact Brian if you are interested in coming out for a skate!

Brian Murphy: 613.478.6992

Hockey (Men’s)

Hockey (Women’s)

Come enjoy hockey in a safe and fun atmosphere. If interested in playing contact Tara Palmateer.


Hockey Rentals

Numerous groups rent the ice throughout the year to play pick-up hockey. Renters that need players can leave their number with arena staff.

Queensborough Triathlon

August 25, Queensborough Community Centre, 1853 Queensborough Road. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. Run/Walk, Swim, Bike.

Lud or Elaine Kapusta: 613.473.1458

Slow Pitch (Mixed)

Friday evenings in the summer take part in the Tweed Mixed 3-pitch league from 6:30-9:30 at the Stoco and Charlton Diamonds.

Lisa Ray: 613.403.7490 Robert Thurston: 613.478.2558

Slow Pitch (Mixed)

The Marlbank Ball Diamond hosts mixed slow pitch on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:00 and 8:00pm

Nelson/Rhonda Bell: 613.478.6366

Volleyball (Women’s) Page 9

Tweed Hungerford Senior School - 18+ League plays once a week from Sept. - April. Cost for season $45.00. 12 people per court.

Arena: 613.478.2320

Jennifer Broek: 613.478.6399

Adult Recreation

Tweedsmuir Saturday Night Hockey League (TSNHL) is the premier men’s hockey league in town. Operating for over 30 years, the league currently consists of seven teams. Game times are 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 every Saturday night from Sept-March at the Tweed Community Centre.

Activity Billiards

Adult Activity


Description Pool tables are available at the Tweed Royal Canadian Legion Branch 428, Tweedsmuir Tavern, and the Marlbank Phoenix Tavern. The Legion offers billards leagues and tournaments. The Tweed Royal Canadian Legion hosts bingo every other Thursday night at 7pm.

Contact Info. Tweed Legion: 613.478.1865 Phoenix: 613.478.3337 Legion: 613.478.1865

Bridge, Euchre & Chess

The Tweed Library hosts bridge and euchre on Tuesdays from 12-3pm, and chess from 5:30-6:45pm on Wednesdays.

Cathy: 613.478.1066


The Tweed Legion has a darts league every Friday night at 7pm. The Thomasburg Hall also has a dart league.

Legion: 613.478.1865 Thomasburg Hall: 613.848.8844

Variety of classes and workout programs at a fitness studio in Tweed. All ages and fitness levels welcomed.

Shelley: 613.478.6602

Mon and Wed, 4-5pm. Fri, 9-10am. $5 per class or $25/month

Nancy: 613.478.3464

Fitness Ladies Fitness Group Line Dancing

Tuesdays 10am. New dancers welcome.

Public Skating

Every Sunday from 1-2:20pm come enjoy public skating for only a buck! Check the website for a list of additional business sponsored public skating for FREE!



Volunteering at Moira Place Zumba

A Quilting group is just being established that will meet at the Library on a regular basis. An open opportunity for summer activity based out of the Curling Club. The club boasts an active membership of approximately 40 people that play on Tuesdays.

Arena: 613.478.2320 Cathy: 613.478.1066 Alan Austin: 613.478.2635

Volunteer as Driver escort, or with arts and crafts, gardening, woodworking and more!

613.478.5524 Director of Resident and Family Services

Classes at St. Carthagh’s gym Wed. 6:30pm & Mon. 9:00am at Land O’ Lakes Curling Club.

Violet: 613.478.6103

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Municipality of Tweed ~ Rich in Heritage 2013 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Tweed & Area Historical Society Many events are being planned throughout the summer months to celebrate the Tweed & Area Historical Society’s 25th Anniversary, culminating with a huge gala on September 21 in the Tweed Kiwanis Pavilion at Memorial Park. For more information contact Evan Morton, Curator of the Tweed & Area Heritage Centre at 613-478-3989 or email

Archives • Art galleries • Genealogy Local history • Museums • Information & Welcome Centre Tourist Bureau

OPEN Mon-Sat 9am-Noon 1pm-5pm

Hastings County Plowing Match and Farm Show August 21 & 22, 2013 Celebrating 25 years as Eastern Ontario’s Premiere Agricultural event! This year’s hosts are Doug Parr and Bruce Philp, 255 Fairgrounds Rd., Quinte West, ON General Information 613-395-5177 • Plowing Competitions • Queen of the Furrow • Antique Tractor Parade • Woodlot Management Demos Machinery Demos • Classic Cars • And So Much More!!! Page 11


Tweed & Area Heritage Centre

Tweed & Area Heritage Centre 40 Victoria St N Tweed, ON K0K 3J0


The Tweed and Area Arts Council is designed to enrich the cultural life of the community by promoting awareness of and appreciation for the arts in the entire Tweed and area community. In addition the T&AAC works to encourage creation and interaction thus celebrating the richness of creative expression and human endeavor, to advocate support and services not only to artists and organizations within our community but individuals and tourists alike, and to promote education and history. For more information and to see what is happening visit the website!

Marble Arts Centre 13 Bridgewater Road

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Live Shows

Music Lessons Music Lessons are available on a variety of instruments such as guitar, piano, drums, and more! Visit business directory on the Municipal website - Country Music Jam Sessions Everyone’s invited to join in on the fun on Thursday afternoons (non-summer months) at the Tweed Lions Community Hall. Gord Stickwood and crew lead a jam session for people interested in coming out to play some good old country music. Page 13

Tweed Lions Club Presents FREE concerts

Music in the Park Every Sunday from June 23 - August 25

2 - 4pm at Tweed Memorial Park See page 17 for schedule


Live music in Tweed is much more then just the Elvis Festival and Tweed Stampede and Jamboree. Trudeau Resort and Event Centre attract big names to their indoor banquet hall and outdoor stage on the water. The Tweedsmuir Tavern hosts live music weekly and the Phoenix Tavern in Marlbank books special musical events on a regular basis. The Tweed Legion and other clubs also offer great acts throughout the year. Check the website for updated listings.


Community Rentals Tweed Recreation Centre 613.478.2535 Tweed Community Centre (Arena) Larry Charlton Diamond John DeVries Memorial Soccer Field Walking Trail that ties into the Trans Canada Trail Beach Volleyball Courts (2) Basketball Court Agricultural Society Building (White Building - Fairgrounds Horse Arena and Track Land O’ Lakes Curling Club ( Erin Palmateer Community Pool ( Marlbank & Stoco Recreation Parks 613.478.2535 Andy Brown Memorial Dome Marlbank Ball Field and Park Stoco Area Recreation Building Stoco Area Ball Field and Park School Rentals S.H. Connor & Tweed Hungerford Senior School (THSS) St. Carthagh’s

Community Hall Rentals Marlbank Hall 613.478.6711 Queensborough Recreation Centre 613.473.1458 St. Edmund’s Hall 613.478.5411 Hungerford Lions Hall 613.478.3547 Thomasburg Hall 613.478.2602 Actinolite Hall 613.478.2535 Kiwanis Pavillion 613.478.2535 Church Contacts Tweed Pentecostal Church 613.478.5810 Tweed Salvation Army Church 613.478.4764 St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church 613.478.2380 St. Carthagh’s & St. Edmund’s Roman Catholic Churches 613.478.2000 St. John’s United Church 613.478.3348 St.Mary of Egypt Refuge (Retreat) 416.629.8264 Thomasburg United Church 613.827.9910

Tweed Public Library

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April - June 2013 April 27 - 9:00am Tweed Kiwanis Trash Bash

April 27 - 7:00pm T&AAC Student Theatre Showcase

April 27 & 28 10:00am 3rd Annual Tweed & Area Spring Sale Event

May 3 - 7:00-10:00pm The Young Family Jazz Ensemble

May 4 - 6:00pm 11th Annual Dinner Auction Community Care for Central Hastings Madoc Township Hall 1.800.554.1564

May 5 - 8:00am - noon Queensborough Community Centre Annual Pancake Breakfast Ann Brooks 613.473.4550

May 7 - 7:00pm Tweed Horticultural Society Meeting at the White Building Guest speaker: Kathleen Lang

May 10 7:00-10:00pm Tweed Lions Charity Jamboree feat. Cathy Whalen & Friends White Building 613.473.0180

May 14 6:00-8:00pm YMCA Pool & Day Camp Programs Registration: Tweed Municipal Office 613.478.2535

May 18 Tweed Horticultural Society Annual Plant Sale Tweed Memorial Park

May 17-19 Motor Sports Weekend Trudeau’s Resort 613.478.5511

May 19 Gateway Horse Riders Association Horse Shows Tweed Fairgrounds Tina: 613.478.5890

May 23 - 4:00-7:00pm Tweed Public Library Book Sale Carolyn Johnston

May 24 - 10am-5pm Tweed Public Library Book Sale Carolyn Johnston

May 24 - 7:00-10:00pm Youth Dance for grades 4-8 White Building

May-25 - 10am-3pm Tweed Public Library Book Sale Carolyn Johnston

May 25 - 10am-2pm YMCA Pool & Day Camp Programs Registration: Tweed Municipal Office 613.478.2535

May 25 - 2:00-5:00pm Celebrate our Education History at S.H. Connor & Tweed Hungerford Public School

May 25 - 4-10pm Social Time for Celebrate our Education History Land O’Lakes Curling Club

May 26 Marlbank Chainsaw Challenge Marlbank Ball Field Free admission 613.478.6401

May 30 - 6:00-8:00pm YMCA Pool & Day Camp Programs Registration: Tweed Municipal Office 613.478.2535

June 4 - 7:00pm Tweed Horticultural Society Meeting Tweed Public Library Guest speaker: Donna Fano

June 5 - 6:00-8:00pm YMCA Pool & Day Camp Programs Registration: Tweed Municipal Office 613.478.2535

June 8 - 8:00am-3:00pm Queensborough Community Centre Yard Sale Elaine Kapusta: 613.473.1458

June 9 - 11:00am Jack Vance Community & Corporate Golf Challenge Poplars Golf Course

June 15 - 10:00am2:00pm YMCA Pool & Day Camp Programs Registration: Tweed Municipal Office 613.478.2535

June 15 - 7pm-12:30am Summer Sock Hop! Tweed Kiwanis Pavilion

Tweed Arena Joe Erwin: 613.921.1176

Freddy Vette & The Flames’ show “Jukebox Hits Live!”


Tweed & Area Arts Council Marble Arts Centre

June 16 Gateway Horse Riders Association Horse Show Tweed Fairgrounds Tina: 613.478.5890

Visit the online community calendar at Page 15

Community Calendar

Starts at Kiwanis Pavilion

Tweed & Area Arts Council Marble Arts Centre Bonnie: 613.478.1777

Dean Walsh: 613.530.1109

June - September 2013

Community Calendar

June 19 - 6:00-8:00pm YMCA Pool & Day Camp Programs Registration: Tweed Municipal Office 613.478.2535

June 22 - 5pm-12am Stoco Lake Rocks For Charity at Trudeau’s Resort Four Live Bands, BBQ, Prizes, Camping. 613.478.5511

July 1 - 10:00am-4:00pm Flowerama Tweed Horticultural Society Tweed Memorial Park Held in conjunction with Canada Day Parade & festivities in the park

July 1 Canada Day Parade and Celebrations Tweed Memorial Park Festivities in the park after the parade 613.478.2535 July 6 - 10:00am-4:00pm Friends of the Tweed Library Garden Tour Visit eleven local gardens

July 2 - 18 - 9am-1:30pm Tweed Summer Youth Theatre Classes Kiwanis Pavilion & Marble Arts Centre Sharon: 613.478.5504

July 18 - 2 pm & 7 pm Tweed Summer Youth Theatre Performances Marble Arts Centre Sharon: 613.478.5504

July 5 - 7 132nd Tweed Agricultural Society Fair Tweed Agricultural Society Fairgrounds J613.243.2809

July 12 - August 11 Quinn’s of Tweed Fine Art Gallery Annual Art Exhibition & Sale Paul Dederer: 613.478.0000

July 14 Gateway Horse Riders Association Horse Show Tweed Fairgrounds Tina: 613.478.5890

July 18 - 11:30am-6:00pm July 29 - Aug 15-9am Kiwanis Chicken BBQ Tweed Summer Youth Kiwanis Club Pavilion Theatre Classes Wayne Kay: 613.478.5659 Kiwanis Pavilion & Free delivery Marble Arts Centre available Sharon: 613.478.5504

August 3 -5 Tweed Stampede and Jamboree - Headliner Jason Blaine Trudeau’s Resort 613-478-5511

August 3 - 10am-5pm Art In The Park at Tweed Memorial Park Maril: 613.478.5003 Admission Free

August 4 - 11:00am Motor Cycle Ride and Shine at the Tweedsmuir 613.478.2710 An annual tour!

August 15 at 2 pm & 7pm Tweed Summer Youth Theatre Performances Marble Arts Centre Sharon: 613.478.5504

August 23, 24, 25 August 25 - 9:30am 3rd Annual Tweed Queensborough’s Tribute to Elvis Festival Annual Triathlon Tweed Fairgrounds Queensborough 613.478.6730 Community Centre 613.473.1458

August 11 Gateway Horse Riders Association Horse Show Tweed Fairgrounds Tina: 613.478.5890 Sept. 19 12-2pm & 4-6pm Kiwanis Club & T&AAC Pig Roast and Pork BBQ Kiwanis Club Pavilion 613.478.5659

Monthly Event

Community Employment Services at the Tweed Public Library

Monthly workshops & resume clinics, one-to-one available, starts at 1:00 pm Third Wednesday of the month Runs until October 16, 2013

Laura 613-966-0205

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September - December 2013 Sept. 28 & 29 10am-5pm 16th Annual Tweed & Area Studio Tour 613.477.2869 Free, self-guided tour of various studios

Oct. 1 - 7:00pm Tweed Horticultural Society Meeting Tweed Public Library Guest speaker: Adam Haley

Oct. 18 - 7:00-10:00pm Youth Dance for grades 4 - 8 White Building

Oct. 25 - 6:30-8:00pm Hallowe’en Dance Party for grades 4 & under White Building

Nov. 5 - 7:00pm Tweed Horticultural Society Meeting Tweed Public Library Cooking with Steve Nicholson

Nov. 22 - 7:00-10:00pm Youth Dance for grades 4 - 8 White Building

Nov. 29 - 6:30-8:00pm Christmas Dance Party for grades 4 & under White Building

Dec. 5,6,7 & 8 10th Annual Tweed Festival of Trees White Building Barb Gunning: 613.478.3225

Dec. 7 - 12:00pm Tweed Santa Claus Parade Presnted by the Tweed Lionsand the Municipality of Tweed 613.478.2535

Tweed Lions Club Presents FREE concerts

Music in the Park Every Sunday from June 23 - August 25

Weekly Events Bridge Club at the Tweed Public Library Tuesdays - 12:00-3:00pm • 613.478.1066 May & June and September - June Newcomers welcome!

Jazz Dance at the Tweed Public Library July & August • 613.478.1066 A dance instructor will lead classes in jazz dance

TD Summer Reading Club at the Tweed Public Library

2 - 4pm at Tweed Memorial Park

July & August • 613.478.1066 Theme is Travel/Amazing Race. Fun games & stories

June 23 - 1-4pm - Stony & Sundance Band

Yoga at the Queensborough Community Centre

June 30 - Cathy Whalen & the Land O’Lakes Cruisers

Tuesday mornings - 9:30-10:30am • 613.473.1458

July 7 - Jim Hayward & Willow Ridge

Teen Media Camp at the Tweed Playhouse

July 14 - Kenny Kovach & Heartland July 21 - Wrought Iron Roots July 28 - Classic Country Aug 4 - Bill White & White Pine Aug 11 - Family Tradition

Wednesday Wing Night at the Tweedsmuir Tavern 6:00-9:00pm • 613.478.2710

Wednesday Wing Night at Trudeau Park

Aug 18 - Elly Kelly & Friends

6:00-9:00pm • 613.478.1155

Aug 25 - Cathy Whalen & the Land O’Lakes Cruisers

Open Jam at the Tweedsmuir Tavern Hosted by Scott Petigrew

For further info. contact Christine Ouellette at 613.473.2139

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July 22 and Aug 19 • 613.395.4879 Creating and exploring media while looking at teen issues

Every Saturday • 3:00-5:00pm • 613.478.2710 Showcase your talent, new artists welcome

Community Calendar

Sept. 20 - 7:00-10:00pm Youth Dance for grades 4 - 8 White Building

Festivals & Events

CANADA DAY 2013 in the Municipality of Tweed The fun begins at 12:30 p.m. with the Canada Day parade along Victoria Street to Tweed Memorial Park. Enjoy the festivities in the Park with afternoon boat tours, children’s crafts & games, and Flowerama! In the late afternoon & evening enjoy the cash BBQ, bounce castle, children’s entertainment, local music & karaoke, and to top it all off....... FIREWORKS at dusk *times subject to change.

The Canada Day Parade is organized by the Tweed Lions Club.

Out of the Past and Into the Future An Event to Celebrate our Educational History Saturday May 25 Open House at the Schools 2:00-5:00pm Tweed Heritage Centre Open House 9:00am-5:00pm Social at the Land O’ Lakes Curling Club 4:00-10pm Dinner to follow at 6:00pm Attendance limited to 400 people so registration and payment must be made by May 10th.

Friday, August 23 5pm - Opening Ceremonies 6pm - Tribute Artist Preliminary Contest Saturday, August 24 9am - Pancake Breakfast All Day - Tweed Downtown Events 11am - Round 2 - Tribute Artist Contest 2pm - Rising Star Youth Competitions 5pm - Tribute Artist Semi-Finals 8pm - Vegas Showcase with Jay Zanier, 2012 Tweed Ultimate Elvis Sunday, August 25 9am - Pancake Breakfast (Downtown) 10am - Classic Car Parade & Show 11am - Elvis Inspirational Hour 1pm - ETA Finals with MC Freddy Vette and Rudy & The Angels 3 pm - Awards/Closing Ceremonies

Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival Ticket Information $50 inc HST weekend pass until June 30, 2013 $55 inc HST - from July 1, 2013 $40 Camping - RVs & Trailers only - no tents or tent trailers Outdoor Venue - Rain or Shine - No refunds Bring your own chair - No Pets Age of Majority Event - 18 yrs & under must be accompanied by parent

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Rec and Culture Guide - 2013  

This is the 2013 edition of the Municipality of Tweed Rec and Culture Guide

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