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Local events and happenings over the coming weeks — free to non-profit organizations Fax: 613-224-3330, E-mail: john.curry@metroland.com Gullock at 613-836-5254 or Shirley Pretty at 613-836-2760 or the Stittsville United Church office at 613-836-4962.

A Games Night Drop In for Richmond youth in grades 5-8 will be held by the city of Ottawa’s Youth Connexion program on Friday, Jan. 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Seniors Room off the main lobby at the Richmond Memorial Community Centre (arena) in Richmond. Board games, video games and more. $5 registration fee. Register with the city of Ottawa using barcode 842191.

The Stittsville Royals will play the Shawville Pontiacs in an Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League game on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 2:30 p.m. at the Goulbourn Recreation Complex on Shea Road in Stittsville.

The “Diplomats,” a fun singing trio, will be entertaining in the downstairs lounge at the Stittsville Legion Hall on Stittsville Main Street in Stittsville on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. No cover charge. If you stay afterwards for the food, a donation would be appreciated.

The Stittsville Kumon Centre is celebrating 20 years in Stittsville with an Open House on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at its premises at the Stittsville Shopping Centre (Shoppers Drug Mart plaza) on Stittsville Main Street in Stittsville. Everyone is welcome.

A caregivers support group meeting hosted by the Rural Ottawa South Support Services will be held on Monday, Jan. 28 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the St. John the Baptist Anglican Church Hall on Fowler Street in Richmond. This caregivers support group will be meeting on the fourth Monday of each month. Please call Bonnie Smith of the Rural Ottawa South Support Services at 613-692-4697, ext. 238 to register for this program.

A Robbie Burns Dinner will be held on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Lions Hall on Stittsville Main Street in Stittsville. Entertainment will include the McNab Pipes and Drums and highland dancers. Tickets are $25 each if purchased before Jan. 21 and $30 each after that. For tickets, please contact Marion

The January luncheon meeting of the Friendship Club will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 12 noon in the hall at the Johnny Leroux Stittsville Community Arena in Stittsville. This meeting will include an election of the Club executive for 2013. The Club’s financial statement for 2012 will be presented.

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The 2013 annual Munster winter carnival is being held on Friday, Feb. 1 and Saturday, Feb. 2 in Munster. Friday, Feb. 1: Bonfire with Jack FM 92.3 at 6:30 p.m.; opening ceremonies and public skating at 7 p.m.; movie at 7:30 p.m.; snowmobile run at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2: Pancake breakfast at 8 a.m.; rink games at 10 a.m. “Big Top Fun!” at Munster Elementary School gymnasium at 1:30 p.m.; bonfire, fireworks and hockey at 7 p.m. Weekend admission: $15 per family or $5 per person. The Richmond Munster Minor Hockey Association coaches will be playing the Ottawa Senators Alumni on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 3:30 p.m. at the Richmond Memorial Community Centre arena in Richmond. Tickets at $5 each can be reserved by contacting Lisa at shouldice@hotmail.com . The Stittsville Royals will play the Arnprior Packers in an Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League game on Sunday, Feb. 3 at 2:30 p.m. at the Goulbourn Recreation Complex on Shea Road in Stittsville. A “Super Bowl Party” will be held on Sunday evening, Feb. 3 in the lounge at the Stittsville Legion Hall on Stittsville Main Street in Stittsville, starting at 6 p.m. Everyone welcome to attend. Food will be available through the evening for a small fee. The annual meeting of the Richmond Village Association will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church on McBean Street in Richmond. A free winter movie night hosted by Stittsville’s youth connexion program will be held on Friday, Feb. 8 in the hall at the Johnny Leroux Stittsville Community Arena in Stittsville. Movie starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. All ages welcome. Bring chairs and blankets. Snacks and drinks available.

The Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Metro/Valley Conference is holding its prospects game on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Johnny Leroux Stittsville Community Arena in Stittsville. This game is meant to be a showcase for the league’s 16 and 17 year old first year players. Main Street Community Services is presenting its eighth annual “Nothing But A Child” gala evening on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the SixtyFour Hundred Celebration Centre at the corner of Hazeldean Road and West Ridge Drive in Stittsville. Cocktails at 5:30 p.m., three-course dinner at 7 p.m., silent and live auctions at 8:30 p.m. and music and dancing at 9:30 p.m. Tickets at $80 per person available by calling 613-831-6606 or via email at mainstreetcommunity@bellnet.ca . A Valendine’s Day dinner is being held on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Richmond Branch 625 of the Royal Canadian Legion in Richmond. Dancing with music provided by the Rivermen. Tickets $20 each. Please call Mavis Lewis at 613-838-2749 by Monday, Feb. 4 if you plan to attend. The Stittsville Royals will play the Almonte Thunder in an Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League game on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 2:30 p.m. at the Goulbourn Recreation Complex on Shea Road in Stittsville. Simon Clarke, a British singer, will be entertaining in the downstairs lounge at the Stittsville Legion Hall on Stittsville Main Street in Stittsville on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The Stittsville Royals will play the Metcalfe Jets in an Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League game on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 2:30 p.m. at the Goulbourn Recreation Complex on Shea Road in Stittsville.

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A first-ever “All Ranks Meet and Greet” for all Canadian Forces members in the Stittsville area is being held on Friday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. in the lounge at the Stittsville branch of the Royal Canadian Legion on Stittsville Main Street in Stittsville. Spouses welcome. Dress either uniform or civilian attire. One free beverage courtesy of Stittsville Legion president. Pizza will be ordered during the afternoon. All Canadian Forces personnel in Stittsville and area are invited to attend.

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January 24, 2013

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