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North & Central Frontenac

2018 Recreation Guide

A publication of the Frontenac News with financial assistance from the Townships of North & Central Frontenac.


2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide

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Central Frontenac Township

Central Frontenac is a welcoming community with numerous lakes, rivers, rocks and streams and we provide a range of activities for all to enjoy. There is something for everyone, whether it is hiking, camping, relaxing at a cottage or joining in by attending a music event, attending the farmers’ market or just sitting on a beach and enjoying the scenery. We encourage residents and visitors to explore the 2018 guide and plan to attend some or all of the activities we have to offer. We appreciate this beautiful area and will happily share it with you!!! Frances Smith Mayor Central Frontenac.

North Frontenac Township

North Frontenac has natural beauty, wildlife and many outdoor four seasonal activities. The tranquility and outdoor sports is what most residents and visitors love about the area. Enjoy our large network of trails, night skies and our pristine lakes and rivers. Our North Frontenac Park Lands include 184 backcountry campsites nestled along the shores of 12 lakes. Experience our outdoor recreation from the solitude of a canoe trip down our many lakes and rivers to the adrenaline rush of shooting rapids in a kayak. Take a leisurely and relaxing scenic drive along the “Four Seasons Scenic Route” and enjoy those rare sightings of nature at its finest. North Frontenac is the first municipality in Canada to acquire designation as a dark sky preserve, which includes a Dark Sky viewing pad with amenities such as parking, washroom, electrical service and a concrete pad. It is located at 5816 road 506. Sincerely, Council and Staff

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Photo credits, front cover, main photo: Parham Fair. Inset photos from top:Residents celebrate the Winter Olympics at Pine Meadow Seniors Home; Silver Lake Powwow; Students from North Adington Education Centre canoe through Algonquin park; Central Frontenac Relay for Life fundraiser.

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RECREATION CLUBS FLINTON – TEAM KIDS at Through the Roof Ministry Center, a church sponsored midweek club program for boys and girls Grades JK to 6, offering a wide range of skill-building activities that include crafts, music, games, sports, personal development, relationship building, and hobbies. Tuesday nights 6:30 to 8pm. information: 613-3362614 or email LAND O’ LAKES GARDEN CLUB Pine View Free Methodist Church, Cloyne, 7pm, meets the second Thursday of the month from April to November: May 10th: Nancy Cole from Kingston: “50+ Herbs for Various Purposes, Growing & Preserving” May 26th, Annual Plant Sale, starts at 9:00am at the Barrie Hall in Cloyne. We will have local responsibly grown tomato & other vegetable plants for sale, so this year don’t buy at the big box store, come on out and help support our Garden Club projects. June 14th: Walter McGee From Ottawa: “How History Changed Plants and Plants changed History” July 12th: Ken Brown, renowned garden speaker & author from Whitby:”Garden Seduction + some of the Three Tenors thrown in” August 9th: Jane Bailey from Ottawa: “End of Season Garden Fatigue” September 13th: Leslie Abram from Brighton: “Small Wonders - A Unique Look at the Tiny Creatures that Inhabit our Gardens & the Amazing Adaptations they have that help them Survive”, October 11th: Mike Runtz renowned naturalist from Carleton University in Ottawa: “Why Beavers are good Gardeners plus great info on Dragonflies & Wildflowers”, and November 8th: Led by our very own Lynn Oborne: a very special Christmas workshop involving Paint & Maple Sap Pails”: This is also our AGM and Potluck meeting. *Note

Sheila Calthorpe, LandO’Lakes Traditional Music Hall inductee, at the Flinton Jamboree. this meeting will start early at 5:00 pm that include crafts, music, games, sports, personal development and relationships, The Club also sponsors the Planter’s Boxes and hobbies. Thursday nights 6 to 7:30 pm, at businesses in the area. The project is Sept. through June. Ages 3 to Grade 2 meet headed up by Jane Jeffrey’s. This one of our at the Clar-Mill Hall; Grades 3 to 8 meet earliest projects and one that truly shows at Clarendon Central Public School. Twoour commitment to our community in a year leadership course available for high most visible way. This year we are hoping school students (community hours can be to replace the boxes & bins as they are now incorporated) Contact: Laurie Lemke, 61310 years old and are definitely showing their 479-2673 age, we will also have a different arrangement of flowers. PLEVNA PIONEER CLUB: a church sponsored midweek club program for boys and girls ages 3 through Grade 12, offering a wide range of skill-building activities

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ARDEN COMMUNITY HALL: Line Dancing Mondays 9:30am; Fit & Fun exercise class, Tuesdays 9am (Spring & Fall sessions), Tai Chi Wednesdays 9:30am. Sponsor: Kennebec Rec. Committee; info Wanda 613-335-3186 BOLINGBROKE - CPHC EXERCISE CLASSES FOR SENIORS, ABC Hall, Mondays 9:30-10:30am, contact pmmiller@ (fall to spring) Phone number is 613-273-9244 HENDERSON - FITNESS & YOGA CLASSES + Personal Training: Yoga; Pilates mat; Core Strengthening; Aerobics; Dance; Monday - Thursday year round; classes max. 6 participants; private or semi-private personal training available as well as individual sessions for Reiki (Harmonic Resonance Activation); contact T.S. (Tim) White at 613-893-5214 or OMPAH EXERCISE GROUP, community centre, 9-10am weekdays except Wednesdays. All are welcome to come and use the equipment, work on your own program at your own pace. Meet new people, make new friends and get fit. For more information contact Kathy Young (479-2897).

2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide OMPAH - Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together (SMART®) programs are community-based, fitness instructor led exercise programs for seniors that accommodate all levels of ability. Our volunteer instructors in Ompah are qualified by Western University’s Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging to design and lead effective fitness classes in the community for older adults. SMART programs improve strength, balance, and cardiovascular health. They take place in the Ompah Community Centre every Monday and Friday between 10 and 11am. With funding from the SELHIN and generous support from VON Canada (Greater Kingston Area), North Frontenac Township, and the Ompah Community Centre there is NO COST to the participants. We have a wonderful group of participants who laugh while we get fit, come out and give us a try! Seniors can simply drop by, fill in a visitor’s waiver and participate. If they are interested in joining, they take home a registration package and return it the next time they come. For more information, call 613 634-0130 x 3414 PARHAM – EXERCISE CLASSES: Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together (SMART) offers seniors’ exercise classes at Parham United Church on Tuesdays and

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Thursdays 9:30 to 10:30am. The classes are led by a certified volunteer. With funding from the SELIN and support from the Trinity United Church in Parham, there is no charge to the participants. Seniors can simply drop by, fill in a visitor’s waiver and participate. If they are interested in joining, they take home a registration package and return it the next time they come. For more information, call 613 634-0130 x 3414 SHARBOT LAKE - LINE DANCING, Thursdays 9am-10am, United Church, opposite Mike Dean’s, $1pp SHARBOT LAKE - SENIORS EXERCISE CLASSES free twice weekly one-hour programs, a once weekly walking program and a once weekly gentle chair class that run fall, winter, and spring, led by an occupational therapist, in the downstairs community room of the Sharbot Lake Family Health Team. Exercise equipment provided. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. Please call 613-279-2100 ext 128 for more information or to register. SHARBOT LAKE - Lake weekly swimming; Wed. evenings, starts first Wed. in June at 6pm; Location varies from week to week. Rudy Hollywood, 613-279-2761. (Note: at your own risk) SHARBOT LAKE - FAT TIRE BIKE RIDES, Monday evening, Starts at 6 from Clement Rd. & #38, group decision on the evening as to distance and direction Rudy Hollywood, 613-279-2761. (at your own risk) SNOW ROAD - EXERCISE CLASSES Mondays & Thursdays 9:30 am (winter) 9 am (summer); Senior Chair exercise class, Tuesday and Thursday, 11 am (all classes 1 hour long) FUNG LOY KOK TAOIST TAI CHI™ classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays from 10am-noon, Oso Hall, Sharbot Lake. Visitors are welcome to attend at any time. Beginner classes start three times a year. See our website for further information. Taoist. org or call John Pariselli 613-279-2662. Taoist Tai Chi: More than just exercise… a genuine art of health! YOGA - SHARBOT LAKE, all levels, Mondays 5:15-6:45pm; Wednesdays 5:156:45pm. Medical Centre. Jill Dunkley, certified Yoga Instructor and Yoga Therapist. First class free, Space is limited, call first 613-267-7148; www.yogaconnectionperth. org

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BINGO • Flinton, Mondays, Rec Centre, doors open 5:30pm • Kaladar: Community Centre, Tuesdays, 7pm, doors open 6:15 pm • Northbrook: Thursdays, Lions Club, 7pm, doors open 6 pm, sponsor: Land O’Lakes Lions • Parham: Fridays, IOOF Hall, earlybird: 6:45 pm, sponsor: Mayflower Lodge. • Plevna – Bingo Fundraiser for Clar-Mill volunteer firefighters, 7-9pm, cash prizes, Clar-Mill hall, 2nd last Friday of month except December.

CLARENDON AND MILLER COMMUNITY ARCHIVES (CMCA). A joint project of the KFPL and NF Township. It seeks to preserve documents and photos of historical interest in the area. It is located in the Plevna Branch of the KFPL: Plevna Public Library, 6638 Buckshot Lake Road, Plevna Ontario K0H 2M0, 613-479-2542. In 2017 CMCA greatly expanded the website by adding virtual tours to match the guidebook; prepare several travelling exhibits of local historic interest. Check EUCHRES • Arden sponsored by Recreation the website at for Commitee at Kennebec Community Centre, Sail Mazinaw. future event dates and happenings Tuesdays 7pm; Arden Legion Thursdays RAILWAY HERITAGE PARK AND 7:30pm. • Flinton township hall, Thursdays CLOYNE PIONEER MUSEUM and CABOOSE Elizabeth Street, Sharbot Lake. 7pm $3. ARCHIVES – Hwy 41, (across from the Outdoor display and Railway Heritage post office). We are open daily 10 to 4 Walkway open year round. Caboose and OMPAH & SNOW ROAD - Play cards from late June to Labour Day or by special Station Display are open Saturdays in July friday afternoons 1-4pm at Ompah or request, off season. We have 3300sq.ft. of and August 11am - 3pm, or by appointment Snow Road Community Centres (location archives, displays, books, photos, literature at 613-279–2777 alternates each month). Bridge, euchre, and family histories. We also have a space to cribbage, or whatever game you want to accommodate group activity. Any additions bring, there will be someone to play with! to our genealogy archives would be gratefully All levels welcome, we are all learners with a accepted and acknowledged. Admission is relaxed, fun attitude! Please call Cille Harris free but donations are gratefully accepted. at 613-791-3882 for more information. Website:; email:

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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide Rock ($5 for passengers over 2), Greystones, the visitor and camper supply shop ,featuring souvenirs and original Canadian art, Weekend BBQs at the Lagoon starting Jun 23rd from noon-2pm, 23rd-annual Art Exhibition & Sale showcasing artwork depicting Canadian nature and landscapes from Fri, Jul 27 to Sun, Jul 29. For more info or to volunteer visit BonEchoFriends. ca or call (613) 336-0830.

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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES BEAR MASTER BAITER - Seasonal Bear Guiding. Brian Pratt, Sharbot Lake, 613279-1257 BON ECHO PROVINCIAL PARK is a nearby natural wonderland! Located along Hwy 41 just north of Cloyne, the park features majestic Mazinaw Rock, a sheer granite cliff that rises 100 metres straight out of one of the deepest lakes in Ontario. With sandy beaches, scenic nature trails, Indigenous pictographs, camping, boating


BURNING PERMITS From April 1st to October 31st permits will be required for any open air burning.

Fees Incinerators $5.00/season Campfires - $2.00/season Brush/yard pile $2.00/occasion Permits cannot be obtained for and therefore no burning is allowed of buildings, hay, straw, tires or any materials restricted by the Ministry of the Environment. Negligence or carelessness regarding any fire may result in a fine of up to $5,000.00 plus all costs associated with extinguishing the fire. Please call 279-2935, Ext 441 or check our website to see if burning is allowed or for a list of retailers who sell permits.

adventures and daily Natural Heritage Education programming, the Park attracts more than 200,000 visitors annually. Home to species-at-risk, including peregrine falcons and five-lined skinks. The not-forprofit Friends of Bon Echo Park offers events and services to enhance visitor experience including: Mazinaw Lake Interpretive Boat Tour a 45-minute cruise on Mazinaw Lake that highlights the pictographs and explores the geological and cultural significance of the area ($15 for adults, $5 for children under 12), Ferry to the Cliff Top Trail to access a panoramic view from the top of Mazinaw

CLOYNE - LAND O’ LAKES RESCUE PETTING FARM - Come enjoy an educational, hands-on fun day at the Rescue Farm. Each rescued animal is unique and has its own story. All visitors will have a tour and get to feed the animals. You may even get kissed by a llama or hugged by a turkey. Snack bar, fresh baked goods and souvenir shop. We also host birthday parties. Open from May to October. Please call for hours. 613- 336 -0330; 1200 Road 506, Cloyne; MEISEL WOODS CONSERVATION AREA This 130-acre property near the Village of Crow Lake surrounds a 60-acre, headwaters lake known as Beaver or Bass Lake and includes additional water frontage on Crow Lake. The property was generously donated to the Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation by John Meisel in 2000. The

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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide Sandi Slater Memorial Walk is a central feature of this conservation area. The trail is a stunning, 5km walk through forest, rocks, over streams and hills and boasts a number of lookouts, and benches that offer gorgeous views of Bass Lake and the surrounding area. The trail was established by Joe Slater in memory of his wife Sandi. It is the product of scores of generous donations and countless hours of volunteer labour. Meisel Woods Conservation Area is located at 1392 Anderson Road North. From Road #38 turn east onto Crow Lake Road. Turn right onto Anderson Road for approximately .5 km then turn right again on Anderson; 1 km ahead on the right hand side is the trailhead. NORTH FRONTENAC DARK SKIES PRESERVE: North Frontenac is lucky to have some of the most southerly exceptional dark skies in Canada. The darkest region in the area, known as the ‘Dark Peninsula’, encompasses four counties, Frontenac, Lennox-Addington, Hastings and Renfrew. For millions of people in southern Canada and the north-east US, this is the best view of the night sky and the Milky Way that they will most likely experience. The Dark Sky Preserve is a public space with amenities, including parking, washroom, electrical service and the concrete pad, where anyone can set up their telescope and enjoy the dark skies, weather permitting. It is located at 5816 Road 506 (44.91791, -76.93947) just south of Plevna. Please check the North Frontenac Website www.northfrontenac. com or our facebook page at www.facebook. com/NFDSP/ for event times and updates to activities throughout the year This year’s events are scheduled for May 12, June 16, July 14, August 11, August 12-13, September 1, and October 6. (See events pages for details) NORTH FRONTENAC PARK LANDS is a collection of 184 backcountry campsites nestled along the shores of 11 lakes atop the Madawaska Highlands and Mississippi Valley watershed. Carved from the Precambrian granite of the Canadian Shield, North Frontenac Park Lands were 2 ½ billion years in the making. Residing entirely on crown land, it remains one of the most pristine natural environments in the province. North Frontenac Park Lands is frequently chosen as an outdoor adventure destination by a variety of youth groups and organizations such as Scouts Canada and the Easter Seal Society as well as a variety of boys’ and girls’ day camps. A trip to North Frontenac Park Lands is fun and educational.

Why not make an overnight camping excursion or just a day canoeing or exploring. Kashwakamak, Big Gull and Crotch lakes are particularly youth group friendly with easy road access (accommodating buses) and plenty of campsites. 1-800-234-3953; OUTDOOR ICE RINKS: Arden: Wanda 613-335-3186, Mountain Grove: Cory Thompson, 613-335-3735; Tichborne: Bobby Teal, 613-375-6525; Plevna: Township Office, 613-479-2231 SHABOMEKA LEGPOWER PATHFINDERS Hike On A Bicycle or Walk, or Ski Touring in the winter. A 65 km network of beautifully scenic paths for nonmotorized use only, meandering through a wide variety of habitats in the forest heartland surrounding Shabomeka Lake in the Madawaska Highlands of the Land O’ Lakes. Under the Occupiers’ Liability Act, path users are deemed to willingly assume the risks of injury. Exemplary consideration for the paths and for others is expected of all users. Those with motorized vehicles are asked to refrain from using or altering the paths. Path Access Fee: None. Path Network Map: Free at the pathhead, or send a self addressed stamped envelope to Shabomeka


LEGPOWER Pathfinders, RR #1, Cloyne ON K0H 1K0. The pathhead is 1067B Shawenegog Lake Lane, marked PEARCE 22/23/EKELI (Norwegian for ‘Sheltering Oaks’). Parking areas are shown on the map. SHARBOT LAKE PROVINCIAL PARK 25467 Hwy. 7, west of Sharbot Lake. Located on two beautiful, clear lakes. Great swimming, canoeing, boating, fishing, nature trails for hiking. For information call 613-335-2814 SILVER LAKE PROVINCIAL PARK, located on a picturesque lake that offers great swimming, canoeing, boating, and fishing; 22726 Hwy 7, Maberly, 613-2682000.

RECREATION COMMITTEES DENBIGH RECREATION COMMITTEE. Contact Susan Fraser, 613333-9462 or Gail Fritsch, 613-333-2224 HINCHINBROOKE DISTR. 4 RECREATION COMMITTEE meets the first Tuesday of each month. Junior members ages 12-16 are welcome to come and join. For more information call Bob Teal at 613-375-6525.



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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide Sundays, May to October, weather permitting. Contact Gordon Brown - 613335-4843 CENTRAL FRONTENAC SOCCER ASSOCIATION: Open to youth 3-17 years of age. Soccer season runs from July until September. Kids meet on soccer fields in Sharbot Lake. Registration: $30 per player. Volunteers are needed to make the 2018 season happen! For more information contact Jen Saunders, 613-305-3214 or email CENTRAL FRONTENAC MINOR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION: Open to players ages 4-26 years old. Registration fees range from $40 to $90 depending on the team level. Our season runs from May to July. For more information please contact Kurtis Jackson, 613-335-3578 or email CLOYNE: SENIORS’ SOFTBALL, Fridays starting June 2; 9am at the ball field, all skills welcome. no experience necessary; call Beth or Shane at 613-661-2449 or Rick at 613-336-3460 Bring a friend and join us for some exercise and fun

Conservationists of Frontenac Addington Take a kid Fishing in Godfrey, this arena can hold up to 390 people on the main floor. Available in the summer for birthday parties, conferences, wedding receptions, etc. Public skating times in season are Sundays at 1-2:20pm OLDEN RECREATION COMMITTEE. and Wednesdays 10-11am for seniors Contact Cory Thompson at 613-335-3735 and preschool. Cost $2 per person. For OSO RECREATION COMMITTEE. information contact Tim Laprade, Arena Contact Lesley Merrigan at 613-483-1839 Manager at (613) 374-2177 or frontenac. www.frontenacarena. com KENNEBEC RECREATION COMMITTEE. Contact Wanda at 613335-3186. Meetings third Monday of each month 7pm




FRONTENAC COMMUNITY ARENA: ARDEN - SENIORS’ SOFTBALL, Located at #4299 Arena Boundary Road 6-7:30pm, ball field, Wednesdays &

FLINTON – SOFTBALL, Boys & Girls, ages 3 - 14. For further information and to register call: Brian Whitelock - 336-0596 or James Wood – 336-8114. NEEDED: Coaches and Umpires. Please Volunteer. Sponsored by Flinton Recreation Club FRONTENAC GIRLS HOCKEY: Frontenac Fury provides girls the opportunity to play hockey with other girls from within their community, and surrounding communities. Home games are played at the Frontenac Community Arena. We have Novice, Atom, Pee Wee, Bantam, and Midget teams, providing hockey for girls aged 6 to 17 Visit

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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide FRONTENAC BALL HOCKEY ASSOCIATION: Open to boys and girls ages 3-17. Sunday afternoons / evenings beginning late April. 8 weeks, $60 includes jersey, $60 for each additional sibling. For more information contact: ballhockey@

MENS GOLF LEAGUE at Hunters Creek in Cloyne is Tuesday’s at 9 am starting May 22nd. You can come every week or occasionally. For more information please contact Hunters Creek at 613-336-2587


FRONTENAC MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION: Programs ranging from children learn to skate; initiation to hockey, house league and rep hockey for girls and BLUE SKIES ARTS DAY CAMP July 23 boys. Registration fees and more information – 27, 2018. In Clarendon, on the Blue Skies Music Festival site. Open to children ages 7-13 available at: inclusive, Blue Skies offers children a chance LADIES GOLF LEAGUE at Hunters to experience such activities as, instrumental/ Creek in Cloyne will be Wednesdays at 9 mixing music, hooping, improv/drama, am starting May 23rd and will play 12 holes. visual arts, and voice 101 with experienced You can come every week or occasionally. instructors. Cost is $250/week. Bus pick up For more information please contact is available in Sharbot Lake or at the nearby Hunters Creek at 613-336-2587 provincial park. Registration is online starting MIXED LEAGUE GOLF: Looking to April 15th or play golf, have fun and meet new friends? email for more Starting May 21st, Hunters Creek Golf information. Course in Cloyne has a social golf league every Monday night at 3.30pm. We play 9 holes and go out for dinner afterwards. You can come every week or occasionally. All levels of golfers are welcome. For more information please contact Hunters Creek at 613-336-2587

CAMP OCONTO is a girls’ camp on Eagle Lake that has been in operation for over 90 years. They provide an opportunity for their campers aged 4 to 16 to learn life skills, to develop new friendships, and to learn to get along with people of many different backgrounds and personalities.

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Discover breathtaking beauty, witness undisturbed /PSUI nature, explore timeless terrain and enjoy quiet 'SPOUFOBD 1BSL-BOET solitude and tranquility. Eastern Ontario’s Backcountry Experience Hiking, canoeing, mountain biking, photography, astronomy, geology, environmental studies. If the goal of your group or organization is to enjoy environmentally friendly outdoor recreational activities, North Frontenac Park Lands is the ideal destination. Plan a multi-day visit or trip and camp along the way at one of Crown Land Stewardship Program Phone: 613-479-2231 Ext. 233 our 184 campsites. Fax: 613-479-2352 Contact our Manager of Community Development with your questions.


Children & Youth 11 They learn to have a positive outlook, to give of themselves and to appreciate nature. For information call 613-375-6678 or visit CIRCLE SQUARE RANCH ARDEN, a non-denominational Christian summer camp, with programs for boys & girls aged 6-17. We have a four-star horseback riding program, epic waterfront activities, an outstanding high ropes program and much more. Want to bring the whole family? No problem! Family camp runs June 8-10. For more info call 613-335-5403 or check out our website at

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We are located in Canada’s Land O’Lakes region of Southeastern Ontario, and offer extreme bass fishing, family fun and entertainment. We have cabins open year around in a beautiful, natural landscape, where you can enjoy the sights and sounds of nature, exploring 40 miles of rustic shoreline of Kashwakamak Lake. Family owned and operated since 1981, we will make you feel right at home in one of our 20 fully furnished cabins ranging from 1 – 4 bedrooms. Our clean, cozy cabins have everything you will need. Whether you are looking to do your own cooking or eat your meal in our dining room overlooking the lake – the choice is yours. Also available are full wedding packages, including all amenities you may need to make that special day perfect! Come spend your vacation with us, where our single goal is for you to have a balanced, rewarding and totally enjoyable experience.  See our website at for special features, and other features we offer, or call us at (613) 479-5566. Discover Ontario’s Best Bass Fishing Resort on Kashwakamak Lake

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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide early learning playgroups, special events, parenting workshops and Ready Set Go to School programs. Playgroups are offered Mondays at Tamworth Arena in the Lions Club Room 10:00 - 12:00. Wednesdays (excluding 4th Wednesday) Northbrook Lions Hall 10 -12:30 and Thursdays Flinton Township Hall 10 -12:30. For more information on other programs offered throughout Lennox & Addington County check out our website at www.larc4kids. com or on Facebook. Contact LARC 613 336-8934 ext. 257

PLAYGROUPS: An interactive program for parent/caregivers and their children, Youtth learn bucket drumming at The Child Centre in Sharbot Lake. birth to six. Call for locations and times. RKY SUMMER CAMP and OUTDOOR 4:00pm during July and August. (ages 6 to 613-279-2244 or CENTRE: A kids’ summer camp located on 10 years) This camp has different themes Eagle Lake. Activities include swimming, and includes swimming in the afternoon. rock climbing, archery, arts & crafts, canoe For more information please call 613-279- CENTRAL FRONTENAC SWIM trips, and more. The camp has program 2244 or PROGRAM: Central Frontenac Township opportunities all year round. For more will be administering the Red Cross Swim information or call Kids/Preschool programs and the Lifesaving 613-546-2647(ext.235). RKY Camp is a Society program. Children must be 4 years BABY TALK DROP-INS, At the Child non-profit organization founded by the of age. Registration deadline June 22, 2018, Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club and the YMCA Centre, 3rd Monday of month, 10:30 – $55 per child ($20 late fee after June 23). 11:30 am. Advice & information on infant of Kingston. Dates: July 2-20 at Long Lake and Clear & child care. 549-1154, 1-800-267-7875 Lake; July 23 - Aug 10 at Sharbot Lake SUMMER CAMP. There is a summer & ADDINGTON and Eagle Lake. There will also be a Bronze camp at The Child Centre on Tuesday, LENNOX Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am- RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN offers Medallion/Bronze Cross class available ($120, includes manual). Contact the township: 613-279-2935 ext 243 or swim@ Reid’s



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SAND LAKE SWIM PROGRAM: Red Cross Swimming Lessons are offered every summer at Sand Lake, Plevna. Red Cross Preschool and Swim Kids levels 1 to 10. Swimmers must be three years old and up. Contact: Jilene England 613-479-0174

YOUTH PROGRAMS (LIT) LEADER IN TRAINING This program is for youth ages 11 to 17. This leadership training includes team building. The youth will gain skills that assist them to complete their high school volunteer hours. Call for more information 613-279-2244 or BABYSITTING COURSE: This eighthour program is designed to teach youth, aged 11 and up, how to care for kids of all ages when trusted in the care of children. Call for more information 613-279-2244 or AT HOME ALONE: Are you wondering when it’s safe to leave your child at home alone for a few hours before or after school or while you run errands? This program is

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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide for ages 10 & up. More info: 613-279-2244 or AFTERSCHOOL KIDS CLUB, Youth Afterschool Programs run September to June! Come and enjoy sports, games or a time to hang out with friends. Programs are on Mondays at St. James Catholic School for grades 4 to 8; Tuesdays at Clarendon Central PS for grades 1 to 6; Wednesdays at Prince Charles Public School, Verona, grades 5 to 8 ; Thursdays at Land O’Lakes PS for grades 5 to 8; Friday at The Child Centre grades 2 to 4. All programs are held from 3pm to 5pm with the exception of Verona, 3:30pm-5:30pm. Youth are encouraged to dress appropriately for indoor and outdoor activities. For more information or to volunteer call 279-2244. Or Connect with us through Facebook to keep updated on youth events, leadership opportunities Search: “Northern-RuralYouth-Events”. The Child Centre at 2792244 or

EVENTS Please note that this guide was compiled early in the year and the schedules of events may change. Jun 9, ARDEN - Legion Breakfast from 8-11 am $6.50; Euchre Tournament 11 am -$10.00 each for registration, register in teams of 2 Jun 9, ARDEN - OPEN MIC – 5-10 pm, entertainment, pot luck at 5pm, music starts at 6pm Kennebec Recreation Centre $2 Jun 9 ARDEN EUCHRE TOURNAMENT, $20 per two player team, breakfast and lunch available as well – breakfast 8am, euchre 10:45 am start. Jun 13, HENDERSON – BREAKFAST French toast, pancakes, maple syrup and more, Info 613-336-2467. Henderson Hall. 8am-11:30am



The Township of Central Frontenac will be administering the Red Cross Swim Kids/Preschool programs as well as the Lifesaving Society program for 2018. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at Registration Fee: $50.00 per child. A late registration fee of $20.00 per child will be applied if registering after June 22, 2018. Bronze Medallion/Bronze Cross: $120.00 (includes manual) Refunds will only be processed if notice is given before the start of the 3rd class. Please make cheques payable to: Township of Central Frontenac P.O. Box 89, 1084 Elizabeth Street Sharbot Lake, ON K0H 2P0 Or visit Forms_Reports/SwimRegistration_Form_2018.pdf Note: all children must be four years of age as of the first day of lessons **Instructors will make every attempt to contact parents/guardians with their child’s swim time. If you do not receive confirmation one week prior to the start of the program, please call the Municipal Office at 613-279-2935.


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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide old (Harrowsmith PS, Prince Charles PS, Granite Ridge, Educations Centre, St, James Catholic Land O’Lakes PS, Clarendon students to attend) – presented by RFCS and Shabot Obaadjiwan. Contact Marcie Asselstine, 613-279-2244 email marciea@ June 23, Jun 23, BOLINGBROKE – DANCE WITH DLUX, ABC Hall, $10, Doors open 7pm. 3166 Bolingbroke Road.

Seed to Sausage, Day of the Pig held at OSO Beach. lunches & prizes; all welcome Jun 16, BON ECHO PARK: 2nd annual SONG of Myself. Marathon reading to celebrate the 99th anniversary of the “Old Walt Memorial” at the Park. Presented by Friends of Bon Echo. 1-4pm, Pumphouse beach June 16 - ARden Legion live music night featuring House Band with open Mic. 5 pm -$10.00 per person, $5.00 per musician; Rib Special 8.00 includes meat, potatoes and salad.

Jun 23 CLOYNE - PIONEER MUSEUM, SEASON OPENING Have a hot dog, listen to the Pickled Chicken stringed band, and see our latest model exhibits of the Mazinaw-Pringle Tramway. We start at 11:30 or so and welcome the summer with this always fun-filled get together

Jun 16, PLEVNA STAR PARTY, Crescent Jun 23, SHARBOT LAKE - LIONS Moon; Venus in twilight; late spring BREAKFAST at Oso Hall, All You Can constellations. Begins at dusk 5816 Road Eat; $7pp; 506. see NF township website for updates Jun 23, HARLOWE - OPEN MIC, Jun 18, CLOYNE – TRIP TO KINGSTON community hall 2-8pm; no admission PENITENTIARY MUSEUM, presented fee; potluck supper 5:30 pm; donations by Cloyne and District Historical Society. accepted; bring your talent; all welcome Check for details, Jun 23, PINE MEADOW GOLF CLASSIC, times, cost, etc. Hunter’s Creek Golf Course, Cloyne, Jun 20, STRAWBERRY MOON fundraiser for Pine Meadow Nursing Home, FESTIVAL, Frontenac Arena grounds, $55 per golfer. Anyone wishing to sponsor/ 10am - 1pm for children up to 6 years support/volunteer or participate, please contact; Eleanor Nowell, 613-336-8226

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Canada Day Flotilla starts at 7pm from the speaker & author from Whitby:”Garden public beach, fireworks from the Twin Islands Seduction + some of the Three Tenors Jun 30, SNOW ROAD CANADA DAY starting at dusk thrown in” . Pineview Free Methodist BREAKFAST, yard and bake sale, Snow Church – 14391 Hwy.41 Road Snowmobile Club, 2206 Gemmils Jul 4, PLEVNA - STRAWBERRY Road 8am-11am LUNCHEON SOCIAL; Bake Table; Clar- Jul 12, SNOW ROAD – COMMUNITY Mill hall, 11am to 1pm. POTLUCK, community centre, 5:30pm. Jul 1, ARDEN – CANADA DAY Flotilla on Kennebec Lake. See for Jul 5, HENDERSON HAM AND Jul 14, BON ECHO PARK – Join with the details SCALLOPED POTATO SUPPER from Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre to learn 5-7pm, free will offering. Incl. Veg, desserts, more about turtles in Ontario. See some real Jul 1, FLINTON RECREATION beverages turtles. Time: 1pm Location: Amphitheatre CENTRE 10am-2pm Parade, 10 am, Info 613-336-0830 Bouncey castle, Fantastical costumes, photo Jul 6-8, SHARBOT LAKE - Zone Fishing booth. Derby at the Legion for Legion members & Jul 14, BOLINGBROKE – FISH FRY at guests. Ends with Fish fry on July8, 1pm ABC Hall, $15, two sittings 5pm and 7pm, Jul 1, DENBIGH - CANADA DAY at 3166 Bolingbroke Road, Heritage Park, 4pm, Music and BBQ; Jul 8, ARDEN - OPEN MIC – 5-10 pm, fireworks at Dusk entertainment, pot luck at 5pm, music starts Jul 14, MOOKS FISHING DERBY, 9th at 6pm Kennebec Recreation Centre. Annual derby, Skootamatta Lake, in support Jul 1, CANADA DAY RUN, Oso Beach, of Camp Oochigeas (cancer camp for kids) Sharbot Lake, sign up 9:30 a.m., Run/Walk Jul 7, FLINTON - TURKEY SUPPER and in memory of Trevor Meeks; fish fry/ 10 a.m., 2k, 5k, 10k. Call Lynette 613-279- - Rec. Centre, 4-7pm; sponsor: Flinton potluck dinner after; for information email 2366 or email Community Club. Jul 1, SHARBOT LAKE - CANADA DAY, Jul 8, SAIL MAZINAW. Sailors are Jul 14, OMPAH DANCE with DJ Rick Oso Beach, Pancake Breakfast, Parade, encouraged to bring their boats and their Killingbeck, $10pp, contact Cille 613-791Games, Lions BBQ at the Beach, Music & boards to Mazinaw Lake this summer to 3882 Entertainment at the bandshell, fireworks at join the flotilla. Check the Sail Mazinaw dusk Facebook page for more details Jul 14, PLEVNA STAR PARTY, Spectacular Summer Milky Way; here comes Saturn! Jul 1, LONG LAKE PROPERTY Jul 12, CLOYNE - LAND O’LAKES Begins at dusk 5816 Road 506. see NF OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION Annual GARDEN CLUB monthly meeting. 7 pm. township website for updates Meeting 10am, 1008 Public Beach Road. Speaker: Ken Brown, renowned garden

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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide & SALE, 10am - 4pm daily. This is a juried show and about 45 artists will have their work on display and for sale. Enjoy art & demonstrations, BBQ, music; Sciensational Sssnakes presentations 11am Sat. & Sun. Info: 613-336-0830 Jul 28, ARDEN SENIORS’ ANNUAL SUMMER SALE, all day at the community hall; crafters, vendors, yard sales, BBQ. w/ peameal on a bun, bake table, games, special draws, raffle. Jul 28, HARLOWE - OPEN MIC, community hall 2-8pm; no admission fee; potluck supper 5:30 pm; donations accepted; bring your talent; all welcome

Friends of Bon Echo Art Exhibition. Arden Batik and Gallery on the Bay, invite you to a special day in Arden, 10am - 5pm at the artists’ studios with special guests, Featuring an old-fashioned blueberry dessert tea at Arden United Church from Jul 20, ARDEN CONCERT – JOHNNY 1pm - 4pm. VEGA, 50’s/60’s concert, 8pm, $10 at door, or at Jul 21 OMPAH COMMUNITY CENTRE Association Annual General Jul 20, HARLOWE - OLE TYME Meeting, 10am, membership $1 FIDDLERS PARTY; community hall, 7:30 pm; $6 non-member; entertainers $2, Jul 26, PLEVNA – BREAKFAST BUFFET; lunches & prizes; all welcome 7-10:30am; Clar-Mill Hall, info: Ed 4799909 Jul 21 ARDEN ARTISANS’ GARDEN PARTY & OPEN HOUSE: Arden Pottery, Jul 27-29 BON ECHO ART EXHIBITION Jul 14, PLEVNA SUMMER CRAFT SHOW, 9:30am-2pm, Clar-Mill Hall; BBQ from 11am-1:30pm; info: Debbie 613-4798057 or Betty 613-479-2979

Jul 28 SHARBOT LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION Annual General Meeting starts 10am at St. James Major Catholic Church - lower hall. Presentations on septic systems and FOCA benefits. Agenda will be available at Jul 28, SHARBOT LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION Annual dinner starts 5pm, St. James Major Catholic Church hall; Chicken BBQ catered by Cota’s Mobile Catering; Wine and Beer Bar. Entertainment by Jessica Wedden. Silent Auction with many items. Advance ticket sales. More details available at

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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide Jul 28, FRONTENAC FROLIC, Bedford Glendower Hall, 1381 Westport Rd; 9am - 2pm; silent auction, large flea market, books & CDs at bargain prices, home-made baking; Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo; Cow Flop Bingo (1st $1800, 2nd $900, 3rd $500); Petting zoo & pony rides; door prizes & more; sponsored by The Bobs & Crow Lakes Foundation. Aug 2-5, FLINTON COMMUNITY JAMBOREE w/ Ambush, Freddy Vette and Rhinestone Playboys, White Brothers Country, Randy Arrney Band (Canadian Bluegrass Champions) , plus many more great musicians; 3-day passes $65 (rough camping) before July 1, $70, after; $40 (no camping) & $45 after July 1st; Thursday night: $5; Friday $15; Saturday $25, after 7pm $15; Sunday $10; Brochures available at Flinton post office. Aug 3-5, BLUE SKIES MUSIC FESTIVAL - featuring music in the woods from around the corner and around the world. Day passes available. Aug 6, HENDERSON – BREAKFAST French toast, pancakes, maple syrup and more, Info 613-336-2467. Henderson Hall 8am-11:30am

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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide Oct 6, FLINTON - TURKEY SUPPER, Township Rec. Centre, 4-7pm; sponsor: Flinton Community Club. Oct 10, SNOW ROAD – COMMUNITY POTLUCK, community centre, 5:30pm. Oct 11, CLOYNE - LAND O’LAKES GARDEN CLUB monthly meeting. 7 pm. Mike Runtz renowned naturalist from Carleton University in Ottawa: “ Why Beavers are good Gardeners plus great info on Dragonflies & Wildflowers . Pineview Free Methodist Church – 14391 Hwy.41 Oct 13 HARVEST DINNER, Clar Mill Hall, 5-7 pm, Contact Ed 613=479-9909

Blue Skies Fiddle Orchestra, Fiddlers & Friends concert. Oct 13, ARDEN OPEN MIC – 1-5 pm, hall; 1-5:30pm; potluck supper; info: Ed Oct 27, ARDEN – KIDS’ HALLOWEEN pot luck sandwiches squares $2 479-9909 PARTY, sponsored by the Rec. Committee; Oct 13 SNOW ROAD – FUNDRAISING info: 335-3186 – Kennebec Hall 10amBREAKFAST, Snowmobile Club, 8-11am, Oct 21, SNOW ROAD - HARVEST 1pm SUPPER, 5-6:30pm, Snowmobile 1106 Gemmills Road Clubhouse, 1106 Gemmills Road Oct 27, HARLOWE - OPEN MIC, Oct 15 & 16: FLINTON - RUMMAGE community hall 2-8pm; no admission & BAKE SALE - Township Rec Centre. Oct 24, LIONS SENIORS NIGHT fee; potluck supper 5:30 pm; donations presented by the Sharbot Lake and District Sponsor: Flinton Rec Club. accepted; bring your talent; all welcome Lions. An evening of great entertainment, Oct 19, HARLOWE - OLE TYME fabulous prizes and a delicious light lunch. Oct 27, SNOW ROAD – FUNDRAISING FIDDLERS PARTY; community hall, 7:30 BREAKFAST, Snowmobile Club, 8-11am, pm; $6 non-member; entertainers $2, - Oct 26 & 27, LAND O’LAKES LIONS 1106 Gemmills Road Hunters Voluntary Toll Road, Hwy 41, lunches & prizes; all welcome Northbrook Oct 20, PLEVNA - JACKS JAM; Clar-Mill

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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide Nov 7, OMPAH - HUNTERS ROAST Nov 18 SNOW ROAD - SNOWMOBILE BEEF DINNER, 5-7, $12, $5 children DRIVER TRAINING 9am at Clubhouse, under 12 info: Cille - 613-791-3882 1106 Gemmills Road Nov.8, CLOYNE - LAND O’LAKES GARDEN CLUB monthly meeting. 7 pm. Led by our very own Lynn Oborne: A Very Special Christmas Workshop involving Paint & Maple Sap Pails”: This is also our AGM and Potluck meeting. *Note this meeting will start early at 5:00 pm Pineview Free Methodist Church – 14391 Hwy.41

Nov 24, HARLOWE - OPEN MIC, community hall 2-8pm; no admission fee; potluck supper 5:30 pm; donations accepted; bring your talent; all welcome Nov 24 SNOW ROAD – FUNDRAISING BREAKFAST, Snowmobile Club, 8-11am, 1106 Gemmills Road

Nov 24, PARHAM TURKEY DINNER at Nov 10 ARDEN OPEN MIC – 1-5 pm, United Church, details call pastoral charge, pot luck sandwiches squares $2 613-279-2245 Nov 11 Plevna – REMEMBRANCE DAY Sharbot Lake Santa Claus Parade. Dec 1, OMPAH SANTA CLAUS SERVICE, Clar Mill Hall Cenotaph - 10:30 PARADE: Info – Dillon Boles 613-650Oct 27, DENBIGH - HALLOWEEN Nov 10, SNOW ROAD – FUNDRAISING 7746 PARTY at the Denbigh Hall 11am-1pm BREAKFAST, Snowmobile Club, 8-11am, Dec 1, ARDEN - TURKEY DINNER at Oct.31 – ARDEN, Community Halloween 1106 Gemmills Road Kennebec Hall, 5-6:30pm, sponsored by Shell-out, Kennebec Hall parking lot, Nov 14, SNOW ROAD – COMMUNITY Arden & Community Wesleyan Church, freewill offering Nov 3, PLEVNA CHRISTMAS CRAFT POTLUCK, community centre, 5:30pm SHOW, 10am-2pm, Clar-Mill hall, Nov 16, HARLOWE - OLE TYME Dec 1, DENBIGH - CHRISTMAS fundraising Soup & Sandwich lunch FIDDLERS PARTY; community hall, PARADE OF LIGHTS – 6pm, ending at presented by Anglican Church 7:30 pm; $6 non-member; entertainers $2, the Denbigh Hall with Santa Nov 3, CHURCH BAZAAR, St. Paul’s - lunches & prizes; all welcome Dec 1, HARLOWE - CHRISTMAS Anglican, contact Carolyn Hasler 336- Nov 17, PLEVNA - JACKS JAM; Clar- DINNER, 6pm; Dance with Band 8659 Mill hall; 1-5:30pm; potluck supper; info: beginning at 8 pm, community hall, reserve: Ed 479-9909 Marie White 613-336-2557

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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide Dec 1, NORTHBROOK - CHRISTMAS POTLUCK, community centre, 5:30pm.. PARADE, 10am, sponsored by Land Dec 14, HARLOWE - OLE TYME o’Lakes Lions FIDDLERS PARTY; Dinner 6pm; Dance Dec 1, SHARBOT LAKE SANTA 8 pm; reserve: Marie 613-336-2557 CLAUS PARADE; Parade Marshaling by Dec 15, PLEVNA - COMMUNITY the Sharbot Lake and District Lions Club. CHRISTMAS POT LUCK; 5pm; ClarFree hot dogs and hot chocolate and visit Mill hall; info: Ed 613-479-9909. with Santa in Oso Hall after parade. www. Dec 15, SNOW ROAD - CHRISTMAS DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT 6pm, Dec 1 SNOW ROAD - CHRISTMAS Snowmobile Club, 1106 Gemmills Road SALE, 10am-3pm, Snowmobile Club, Dec 25, COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS 1106 Gemmills Road. DINNER, Sharbot Lake, 2-4pm, free ham Dec 6-8 FESTIVAL OF TREES, Soldiers’ & turkey dinner with all the trimmings; Memorial (Oso) Hall, Sharbot Lake. door prizes, all welcome: Christmas trees, wreaths, gingerbread houses, crafts, music & more, Info. 279- Dec 31, HARLOWE - NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY; 8 pm; Dance with Band; reserve: 2777 Marie White at 613-336-2557 Dec 8, ARDEN OPEN MIC – 1-5 pm, pot luck sandwiches squares $2


CPHC Diners Lunch – fourth Tuesday every month at noon. If you’re 50+, join us for a hot nutritious meal and pleasant socializing. Reservations required. Info, Joyce Fleming (613) 273-4832 MOUNTAIN GROVE 50+CLUB (formerly Land O’Lakes Seniors) meet 2nd Wednesday of each month, 11 am meeting, lunch at noon. Mountain Grove hall. Info: John Purdon, 613-335-5434 PARHAM HAPPY TRAVELLERS meet every third Wed. of the month at Free Methodist Church in Parham. Potluck, noon-2:30. All seniors welcome SHARBOT LAKE 39ERS meet 1st Tuesday of the month downstairs at North Frontenac Telephone Co. Noon potluck followed by meeting & entertainment. Barbeques in July & August at different members’ homes. We usually plan 1 bus trip per year, choice of the members. All welcome, info: 613279-2990;

Dec 8, OMPAH COMMUNITY CENTRE: Cookie Exchange, 10am call Marily 613-479-2855 or Betty 613-4795537 ARDEN SENIORS “Happy Gang” monthly meeting 11am first Tuesday of Dec. 10, TURKEY BINGO, Flinton every month, except December. Discussion FLINTON – MEN’S DROP-IN, Through Community Centre, upper level, doors of local & community events; some guest the Roof Ministries, Wednesdays at 1pm; open 5:30pm, first game 6:30pm speakers. Potluck lunch, everyone over 55 music, games, coffee. Dec 12, SNOW ROAD – COMMUNITY is welcome. Info: Wanda 613-335-3186


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24 Adults & Seniors NORTHBROOK – ADULT COMMUNITY DROP-IN, Tuesdays, Lions Hall, 9:30am-3pm, drop-in free, home-cooked style noon meals available for $7, all welcome, info: LOLCS, Pam 3368934 x 229

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SNOW ROAD COMMUNITY CENTRE FIELDWORK 2018 - Explore art in nature Friday morning coffee at the hall from along our field and forest trails. Fieldwork 10am-noon. is open to the public all year long, free of charge. Many ongoing installations from OMPAH – COFFEE GROUP. Come out previous years are yours to discover. Across and meet your neighbours over coffee and the road from 2501 Old Brooke Road, chat at the Ompah Community Centre. Maberly Wednesdays from 9am - 10:30am.


PLEVNA – LADIES DROP IN any time on Thursdays, Clar-Mill Hall, 10am-4pm, Sept – May, for coffee or/and crafts, all welcome, info: Elaine Lang – 613-479-2336

NORTHBROOK – CRAFT & SOCIAL GROUP FOR WOMEN, Wednesdays, Land O’ Lakes Community Services, 9:3011:30am. Free. Call Jeannie to register, 613336-8934 or 1-877-679-6636

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Joanne Pickett brings a lifetime of experience to her wheel-thrown and hand-built functional and decorative pottery. A visit to Arden Pottery should always include a stroll through the garden. Open year-round. 613.335.2763, 1040 Big Clear Lane, Arden, ON

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Red Dragon Gallery & Gift Shop features the work of artist Cathy Owen. Although Cathy primarily works in watercolour in realism to abstract styles, she also does acrylics and mosaic glass. Regardless of the medium, her work is largely inspired by her love of nature and wildlife. Her latest venture is in production of artisan soaps. 613.479.2137, 1091 Ridge Lane, Ardoch, ON. By appointment or by chance.

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PLEVNA – LADIES DROP IN any time on Thursdays Sept. to May, Clar-Mill Hall, 10am-4pm, for coffee and/or crafts, all welcome, info: Elaine Lang 613-479-2336

FARMERS MARKETS MCDONALDS CORNERS FARMERS MARKET: Saturdays 9 am - 1 pm, May 19 to October 6 at the MERA Schoolhouse Enjoy live music and a latte on the lawn, a sticky bun or a wood-fired pizza, and take home the best from our local food providers and crafters: fresh veggies and baking, farm-raised meat, woodwork, plants, jewellery and more...For info please contact Lynne Parks at 613-278-2739, mcdonaldscornersfarmersmarket@hotmail. com SHARBOT LAKE FARMERS MARKET May 19 through October 6, 9am-1pm at the beach. Fresh local produce, preserves, frozen meats, local crafts, baking, fair trade organic coffee and other beverages, and more. Come socialize, shop and swim at the beach! Special events throughout the summer. Details on new vendors and summer market events available soon at\ sharbotlakefarmersmarket or on our website More farmers wanted. Please contact us thru the link on our website


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KINGSTON FRONTENAC PUBLIC LIBRARY: Arden Cloyne Mountain Grove Parham Plevna Sharbot Lake

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OMPAH COMMUNITY LIBRARY, located beside the Ompah Community Centre, is operated by volunteers and donations. The library has a fine collection of fiction and non-fiction books, DVD’s and audio books. Internet is available. Obtain your password during library hours. Donations of newer books in good condition as well as other library materials are welcome. Open 4 hours per week in the winter. For information call Marily (4792855)


North Frontenac Little Theatre Summer Camp. FLINTON - LIVE COUNTRY GOSPEL HARLOWE - OPEN MIC & MUSIC COFFEE HOUSE, Through the Roof JAM, are held on the 4th Saturday of month Ministries, last Sunday of month at 6:30 from 2-8pm at the community centre, with pm, all welcome. Music, refreshments, a potluck supper. There is no admission short inspirational message. 613-336-2614. fee and donations are welcome. Bring your (October until April) talent, all welcome, call 613-336-2557

HARLOWE - OLDE TYME FIDDLERS, ARDEN GLEE CLUB, May to Dec Tuesday music evenings are held on the 3rd Friday of afternoons at the Community Centre 1 pm. every month, 7:30pm at the community hall, $6 non-members, $5 members, entertainers Sponsored by Kennebec Rec Committee $2, lunch, prizes. All are welcome, for MUSICIANS CIRCLE – 7 pm, ABC information call 613-336-2557 Hall, Bolingbroke. All musicians welcome and all genres of music. There is no audience, giving musicians an opportunity to network, to learn new material and to play along with others in a relaxed setting. For information call Matt Churchill (2739005),

JACK’S JAM, Plevna, a toe-tappin’ mixture of Country & Bluegrass Music, Clar-Mill Hall, 1-5:30pm; see the dates under “Events”. Enjoy the potluck supper and all are welcome! Sponsor: Clar-Mill Community Volunteers. Info: Ed Schlievert 613-479-9909.

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BEDFORD HALL OPEN MIC & JAM, 1-5pm, Sundays, bi-weekly, 1381 Westport Rd, audience $2; entertainers free; refreshments avail; info: Joanne 374-2242, Joan 374-5477 BLUE SKIES COMMUNITY FIDDLE ORCHESTRA (BSCFO) The Fiddle Orchestra fosters fiddle music traditions by offering fun and affordable music instruction. There is a beginner and an intermediate group offered as well as the main group. All ages are welcome.. Fiddles can be rented at a nominal cost. The Fiddle Orchestra rehearses every other Saturday morning and every other Wednesday evening. This is a tremendous opportunity for anyone who wants to learn a musical instrument, read music, play in a group, and follow a conductor. The Fiddle Orchestra performs at schools, seniors’ homes, churches, and community events. The BSCFO is an amateur, charitable, nonprofit organization. It is sponsored by Blue Skies in the Community. Call Cindy McCall at 613-278-2448 or e-mail cindy.fiddlemusic.

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THEATRE NORTH FRONTENAC LITTLE THEATRE is our very own community theatre that fosters creativity, partnerships, and a sense of belonging. To join our family on stage, backstage, or in the audience, please visit our website or contact Brian Robertson at 613-279-1335. Our spring 2018 production was Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Little Mermaid”, featured on the GREC stage April 26 - April 29. Look for special events planned for our 40th anniversary in 2019!


ARDEN LEGION, BRANCH 334 sponsors Euchre every Thursday night, 7:30pm. Euchre tournaments last Thursday of the month. Cribbage on Wednesdays 2pm (fall/winter season) Community Dart league on Sundays at 1pm, and Wednesdays & Fridays 7:30pm. Fun darts on Monday Nights. Free use of snooker table. Volunteer help is always welcome. BBQ’s will be held every Friday starting May 18 from from 5 to 7pm, continuing until October. General hours: Monday 5-10. Tuesday 12-5, Wednesday 12-10, Thursday, 12 – 10, Friday, 12-10. Saturday 12-5, Sunday 12-5. 5967 Arden Rd. call 613-335-2737.

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Note: All sites are closed between 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. on days of operation All sites Closed: January 1st (New Years Day), the 3rd Monday in February (Family Day), Good Friday, July 1st (Canada Day) Second Monday of October (Thanksgiving Day), December 25th (Christmas Day) and December 26th (Boxing Day), Any site normally open December 24th and December 31st will be closed at noon

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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide caboose (open July and August, 11am3pm, Saturdays only) and developing Railway Heritage Park in Sharbot Lake as a tourist destination. For information or to get involved, call 613-279-2777 or e-mail CLAR-MILL COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS hold their meetings at the Clar-Mill Hall in Plevna on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. 7pm. Everyone is welcome. For more information please contact Ed (613) 479-9909 or John (613) 479-0175. CLOYNE & DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY meets at 1pm on the third Monday of the month (with the exception of July & August) in the Barrie Community Hall. Our appealing program focuses on unearthing the area’s captivating history, its families, stories and legends. We travel by bus to discover lost settlements, ghost towns, old mines and logging sites. Meetings are open to everyone and new members are always welcome! The Historical Society sponsors the Cloyne Pioneer Museum and Archives, across from the Post Office in Cloyne. It is open every day from June 23 to Sept 3 2018 from 10 AM to 4PM.

CONSERVATIONISTS OF FRONTENAC ADDINGTON – COFA - We advocate the conservation of this area and encourage the wise use of land and resources. We have a deer contest in November and raffles to support our activities. There are regular meetings with speakers of interest to the area. We participate in community activities such as our annual clean up of an un-organised camping area, efforts to prevent plastic baits being disposed of in our waters, wood duck nests and other projects. CROW LAKE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION - Hall rentals available in century old Crow Lake school house with modern kitchen. Can accommodate special events, meetings. Contact Marion Ratzinger, FRONTENAC ADDINGTON TRAPPERS COUNCIL aims to: foster conservation; encourage the wise use of land and resources; maintain and enhance fur bearers, wildlife, and fish populations and habitats for the betterment of trappers and residents alike; maintain close ties with auction houses, buyers, and suppliers; help shape sensible and reasonable regulations pertaining to the industry; and to promote a positive and humane image of the

Community Services 27 trapping tradition and the necessity of it in wildlife control and habitat conservation. The council offers courses in trapping and sponsors an annual fishing derby, among other projects. For more information call Wilf Deline at 613-336-8359; visit us on facebook or at OMPAH – BIRTHDAY BASH COMMUNITY POT LUCK – the Birthday Bash is held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 5:30 at the Ompah Community Centre. Bring a pot luck dish to share with friends and meet new friends. Occasionally local talent entertains after the main course. Just before dessert we celebrate those who have a birthday that month. All are welcome, not only folks from Ompah. Contact Betty (479-5537). OMPAH COMMUNITY CENTRE Association supports the facility where community members can meet, hold a wide variety of activities and support a vibrant community. AGM held in July. Contact Marily Seitz (479-2855) PARHAM - MAYFLOWER LODGE holds Bingos every Friday night, 6:45pm. Suppers and Entertainment nights for the community will be held with dates and times posted in Frontenac News. Annual


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2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide noon. Community Potluck on the second Wednesday of each month 6:00 pm. Other activities include Foot Clinic, occasional cooking classes, Bridge, Genealogy, Book Club; Horseshoes and Darts seasonally. For further information please email or visit our Facebook page Snow Road Community Centre.

The High Land Waters Metis Community Council community vegetable garden. Fall Harvest Sale held in October. We have a events will be held, such as, horseshoes, bocce Humanitarian Service in our Lodges to help ball, Friday night dinners, darts and Live people when needed. Music Open Mics. Watch for specific dates and times. The Zone Fishing Derby will also ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION take place at the Legion the weekend of July Branch 334, Arden 613-335-2737 6 to 8th with a Fish Fry on Sunday the 8th Branch 425, Sharbot Lake, 613-279-2659 at 1 pm, everyone is welcome. The Fishing Derby is a fun event and the parking lot is SHARBOT LAKE & DISTRICT LIONS available for some campers to stay over the CLUB. Do you enjoy helping others? Do weekend. We will be having an open house you enjoy contributing to your community? in August to encourage people to come out Do you like fun and fellowship with other and visit the Legion and consider becoming service minded people? Lions do all this and a member.  Our organization needs YOU more! We are always seeking new members to become involved.   Your commitment is who have a desire to serve their fellow man determined by the amount of time you have and improve the world we live in. The to give and your interests.  Talk to us about satisfaction gained by being a part of these a membership. Events will be advertised in efforts is one of the big rewards of being a the Frontenac News Northern Happenings, Lion. Our members include young and old, on the Legion Sign located at Rd. 38 and men, women and couples. We enjoy the Cannon Road and on our Facebook page.  friendship and camaraderie of the group as Have a safe, and happy summer in our we involve ourselves in club activities. We beautiful area, hope to see you at the Legion also have a youth group, Leo Club, for 12 to 18 year olds. WE SERVE! 613-375-6318. SNOW ROAD COMMUNITY CENTRE (please note that activities and schedules are subject to change without notice). Please join THE SHARBOT LAKE LEGION, us for Friday Morning Coffee from 10amHollowood Branch 425, celebrated a great noon. There are exercise classes Tuesday and Canada’s 150th Anniversary year in 2017.  We Thursdays 9:30-10:30am and Low Impact look forward to an active and interesting Exercise Tuesdays and Thursdays 11am 2018, come join us! Throughout this summer

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SNOW ROAD SNOWMOBILE CLUB 1106 Gemmills Rd. A heated facility for all snowmobilers during snowmobile season. Fundraiser breakfasts are held every second Saturday, 8 - 11 am, October & November and from mid-January to mid-May. Also watch for other fundraising activities. Everyone welcome. Available for rental for special meetings or other events year round for up to 100 people. Wheelchair accessible. Contact Ruth Wark 613-278-0477 VILLAGES BEAUTIFUL organizes and runs the Festival of Trees at Christmas and the proceeds are shared between the villages of Central Frontenac. The money is used to buy flowers and trees in the various villages and these are maintained by an army of volunteers during the summer. If you would like to become a volunteer or require more information please call Linda, 279-2576 or email

COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMUNITY LIVING - NORTH FRONTENAC is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families in the Central/North Frontenac area, to achieve independence and social acceptance, “One Person at a Time”. Support and Services include Supported Independent Living, Day/Vocational Supports, Family Supports, Home Share, Out of Home Respite, Foundations/Passport Funding, and Person Centered Planning. For further information, contact Deb Ryckman or Marcel Quennevile at 613-279-3731, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. FOOD BANKS. Local food banks need food and cash donations, and community involvement. For the North Frontenac Food Bank, call 613-532-8855. For the Land O’Lakes Community Services Food Bank, call 613-336-8934 FRONTENAC TRANSPORTATION SERVICE operates under the umbrella of Rural Frontenac Community Services. It provides transportation to residents of North, Central and South Frontenac Townships. It offers residents the opportunity to get to and

2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide from personal appointments for a range of services they may require, as well as social, cultural and recreational activities. If you find yourself needing transportation, or if you would like to join our team of volunteer drivers, please call Frontenac Transportation Service at 613-279-3151 ext 2 or email LAND O’LAKES COMMUNITY SERVICES provides social services to individuals and families living primarily in the Township of Addington Highlands. The agency offers three programs to the community: Community Support Program promotes a quality of life to enable seniors and people with physical disabilities to remain in their own homes for a longer period of time by providing Social & Congregate Dining, Meals On Wheels, Transportation, Homemaking, Caregiver Support. Adult Protection Services provides a continuum of crisis & support services to adults with developmental challenges. Service is offered both short-term and longterm. Land O’Lakes Women’s Program provides crisis and support services to women experiencing abuse and violence in their lives in the northern areas of both L.&A. and Frontenac counties. Other Services available are L&A Addictions &

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Community Mental Health; Pathways for Children & Youth; Family & Children’s Services; Ontario Works; Rural Legal Services; Lennox & Addington Resources for Children. For more information please contact our office at 613-336-8934. 12497A Highway 41, Northbrook. RURAL FRONTENAC COMMUNITY SERVICES has been serving Frontenac County for over 40 years. They offer a range of programs for residents, from infants to seniors with two locations in Sharbot Lake. At 1004 Art Duffy Road, just south of #7, off Highway #38, are their Childrens and Transportation services. They have a licensed Daycare, Playgroups (for children with their caregivers), and Youth Programs. The Maltby Centre and Early Expressions Speech and Language provide services from this office. Frontenac Transportation Services (FTS) provides transportation services throughout Frontenac County. Serving adults, seniors and children, transportation is provided by volunteer drivers who use their own vehicles and are paid a mileage rate to help cover the costs. At 1020 Elizabeth St., further south just west of highway #38, are their adult programs. These include Community Support Services (for seniors and the

Star party at the North Frontenac star pad. physically disabled), Family Counselling and Support for individuals requiring Developmental Services APSW. They share space with Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, the North Rural Women’s Program, Addictions and Mental Health Services for KFL&A, Providence Care Centre, The Legal Clinic, SFCS Homelessness Prevention Program and the Family and Children’s Services FL&A. For information about any of our programs call 613-279-3151 or email info@ Our website is

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EDUCATION AFTERSCHOOL KIDS CLUB, Youth Afterschool Programs run September to June! Come and enjoy sports, games or a time to hang out with friends. Programs are on Mondays at St. James Catholic School for grades 4 to 8; Tuesdays at Clarendon Central PS for grades 1 to 6; Wednesdays at Prince Charles Public School, Verona, grades 5 to 8 ; Thursdays at Land O’Lakes PS for grades 5 to 8; Friday at The Child Centre grades 2 to 4. All programs are held from 3pm to 5pm with the exception of Verona, 3:30pm-5:30pm. Youth are encouraged to dress appropriately for indoor and outdoor activities. For more information or to volunteer call 279-2244. Or Connect with us through FACEBOOK to keep updated on youth events, leadership opportunities Search: “Northern-RuralYouth-Events”. The Child Centre at 2792244 or CONNECTIONS ADULT LEARNING CENTRES – offers a wide variety of training opportunities for adults and youth 16 and over, through its two sites, Sharbot Lake and Northbrook. Through our programs, people can learn skills to improve their personal lives, go on to further education, or prepare for the workplace. Computer training here is very popular, learn everything from the basics of computers, emails and internet, to digital photography, Microsoft Office programs and advanced accounting software like QuickBooks. • Credit courses through the Limestone District School Board are available at both our sites. • Those who are interested in College courses find our e-lab an excellent way to access online courses offered by OntarioLearn, a consortium of Ontario’s Community Colleges. For more information contact either of our sites: Sharbot Lake – 24719 Hwy 7, Sharbot Lake, 613-279-2499. Northbrook – 12497A Road 41, Unit 2, Northbrook, 613-336-0691. Limestone District School Board Clarendon Central P.S. Granite Ridge Education Centre Land O’LakesP.S. North Addington Education Centre

613-479-2264 613-279-2131 613-335-5254 613-336-8991

Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board St. James Major Catholic Elementary School


Open Hours for Waste Disposal / Recycling Sites / Transfer Stations / Hazardous Waste *NEW* Change of hours taking effect March 1st, 2017 ALL SITES ARE CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY AND NEW YEAR’S DAY



Commencing May 15th 506 SITE - 3444 Road 506

Sun: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Mon: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Tues: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Wed: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm Fri: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sat: 12:00 Noon - 5:00 pm *Holiday Monday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

CLOYNE TRANSFER SITE 202 Skootamatta Lk. Rd.

Sun: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Mon: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Wed: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Fri: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Sat: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm *Holiday Monday: 9 am – 1 pm & 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

KASHWAKAMAK SITE 1749 Kashwakamak Lk. Rd.

Commencing Oct.1st Mon: Thur: Fri: Sat:

506 SITE – 3444 Road 506

9:00 am - 1:00 pm 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

*Holiday Monday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

CLOYNE TRANSFER SITE 202 Skootamatta Lk. Rd.

Sun: 9:00 am -1:00 pm & 1:30 pm 4:00 pm Wed: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Fri: 9:00 am - Noon *Holiday Monday: CLOSED

KASHWAKAMAK SITE 1749 Kashwakamak Lk. Rd.

Sun: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Sun: 12:00 Noon – 4:00 pm Thurs: 12:00 Noon – 5:00 pm Sat: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm *Holiday Monday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm *Holiday Monday: 12:00 Noon – 4:00 pm

PLEVNA SITE – 6476 Buckshot Lk. Rd.

Sun: Wed: Thurs: Fri:

9:00 am – 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm 8:30 am – 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm 9:00 am – 2:00 pm 9:00 am – 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

PLEVNA SITE – 6476 Buckshot Lk. Rd.

Sun: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Wed: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Fri: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

MISSISSIPPI SITE – 1177 Shiner Rd.

MISSISSIPPI SITE – 1177 Shiner Rd.



Tues: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Tues: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Sat: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Sat: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sun: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Wed: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Fri: 12:00 Noon – 4:00 pm *Holiday Weekends: CLOSED Sunday and OPEN on Monday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sun: 12:00 Noon – 4:00 pm

*Holiday Weekends: CLOSED Sunday and OPEN on Monday 12:00 Noon – 4:00 pm

HAZARDOUS WASTE HOURS May 15th – October 1st

506 SITE: 2nd and 4th Wednesday 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm; 1st Saturday of the month Noon – 5:00 pm PLEVNA SITE: Wednesday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm MISSISSIPPI SITE: Tuesday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Open hours are subject to change. Please refer to the North Frontenac Township Website for current information or contact the Municipal office at (613) 479-2231 or 1-800-234-3953, 6648 Road 506 Plevna, Ont. K0H 2M0

2018 North & Central Frontenac Recreation Guide


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North & Central Frontenac Rec Guide 2013  

North & Central Frontenac Rec Guide 2013

North & Central Frontenac Rec Guide 2013  

North & Central Frontenac Rec Guide 2013