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Renfrew County families don’t have to go through dementia alone: the Alzheimer Society is here to help.
The Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County invites individuals caring for family members with dementia to attend its support groups offered in various locations and times in Renfrew County. These monthly support groups offer participants the opportunity to share information, learn, and gain support from others. Support groups are held in Arnprior on the second Friday of every month at Island View Retirement Suites from 1:30-3:00 PM and Renfrew on the first Thursday of every month at Trinity-St. Andrew’s United Church from 1-2:30 PM. For more information on dementia or the programs offered by the Alzheimer Society throughout the Renfrew County communities, visit www.alzheimer.ca/ottawa or call 1.888.411.2067. The Alzheimer Society is here to help. Don’t go through dementia alone.
Library Computer Course
The Renfrew Public Library offers free, quick and easy computer tutorials which includes basic computer use, Internet navigation, software installation, online database use and more. Monday to Friday 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
The Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County’s Renfrew support group is held on the first Thursday of every month at Trinity-St. Andrew’s United Church from 1-2:30 PM. Participants will have the opportunity to share information, learn, and gain support from others. Call Tracey Liebig at 1.888.411.2067, ext. 160.
Renfrew and Area Seniors’ Home Support is in need of volunteer drivers to assist seniors and adults with disabilities to get to their medical appointments out of town. While this is not a paid position, drivers receive mileage to help offset the cost of the drives. Call 613-432-7691.
Renfrew Parks and Recreation Department free after-school programming Tuesdays 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School. Children are invited to play games and sports and enjoy a healthy snack during the program. Pre-registration required for this three month program. Contact the Recreation Centre at 613-432-3131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Parks and Recreation Department healthy cooking class. Six-week free session at Ma-Te-Way Activity Centre runs from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jo-anne Caldwell 613-432-3131 or email@example.com
The Renfrew Parks and Recreation Department is offering free afterschool programming on Thursdays 3:45 to 5 p.m. at Queen Elizabeth Public School. Children are invited to play games and sports and enjoy a healthy snack too. Preregistration required. Contact the Recreation Centre at 613-432-3131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Renfrew Silver Seniors walking program runs every Monday at the Renfrew Legion from 9:30 to 11:20 a.m. Non-members welcome.
Coffee break bible study for women is a non-denominational Bible study that meets weekly on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. with a brunch and informal gathering of women from many different backgrounds. Takes place at the Hebron Christian Reformed Church on Albert Street in Renfrew. Studying this season is in two different groups. One group is studying the book of Matthew and the other Abraham. Nursery is available for infants and children. Call Brenda Folkema at 613-432-6022.
Do you love to decorate? Would you be willing to showcase your home for a good cause? The Renfrew Victoria Hospital Auxiliary has started planning for its 2013 Christmas House Tour. Interested? Call Marilyn 613-432-5237.
January 7 -13
From 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the Nick Smith Centre in Arnprior drop by and enjoy a free come-see-us-dance line dance class, plus, there's still space to join the winter 2013 program. Welcome all ages, both genders and all levels. Call Nick Smith Centre at 613-623-7301 or instructor at 613-623-0976.
From 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Nick Smith Centre in Arnprior. Drop by and enjoy a free come-see-us-dance line dance class, plus, there’s still space to join the winter 2013 program. Welcome all ages, both genders and all levels. Call Nick Smith Centre at 613-623-7301 or instructor at 613-623-0976.
Freemasons lunch 12 noon at The Rocky Mountain House Restaurant, Renfrew. Learn about Freemasonry. Barry Sansom 613-433-9038. Wives and girlfriends are welcome.
United Way Campaign Touchdown celebration at 7:00 p.m. at the Pembroke Legion Hall. Dance to the music of Gypsy Routes.
January 11 and 25
Renfrew Legion Branch 148 Ladies' Auxiliary soup and sandwich. Cost $4 plus $1 for dessert. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Euchre party at the AFAC Wing at 1 p.m. Cost $8 in support of TLC. Light snack. 613-432-4485.
Renfrew County Fiddlers’ January dance at the Renfrew Legion 8 p.m. to 12 midnight. Old time mixed music and dance followed by a light lunch. General public $6.
Greater Madawaska Public Library in Calabogie will host a free information seminar from 1 to 3 p.m. on how to download free electronic books and audio books to your computer and portable device such as eReader or tablet. These free books are available from the OverDrive vendor and are free to patrons of most Ontario Libraries including Greater Madawaska Public Library. Register by calling 613-752-2317 or emailing email@example.com. Seating is limited to 25 people.
Join the residents, staff, neighbours and friends of Doris Humphries to celebrate her receiving the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for all her community commitments over the years in Horton. Celebration at Quail Creek in the Sunroom at 2:30 p.m.
January 13, 27, February 10
As part of Frewfit – Renfrew Gets Active, a free bus service is provided to Calabogie Peaks. The bus departs from Ma-Te-Way Activity Centre at 8:30 a.m. and leaves the ski hill at 3:30 p.m. Lift tickets are available on the bus for $20. To reserve your seat, contact 613-432-3131.
Stress Reduction Training workshop: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Whether it’s job loss, money or family, this course covers a variety of topics and strategic ways to address life’s stress in a positive way. Employment Networks 613-432-3424.
The County of Renfrew paramedics are holding their monthly wellness clinic at the Renfrew Recreation Centre. Blood glucose, pulse, blood pressure, respiration, oxygen saturation and temperature are common tests completed and recorded. No appointment necessary.
Renfrew Silver Seniors noon luncheon at the Renfrew Legion. Cost $4. Membership only $5 per year.
Enjoy the music of Landry & Madill performing all your favourite tunes from the past and the present. 7 to 11 p.m. at the AFAC Wing.
Celebrate Robbie Burns Night at the Eganville Legion. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by Scottish entertainment. $30 tickets can be purchased at the Eganville Legion, Conways in Eganville and Cobden, Sears of Eganville or contact Guy Jamieson, Eganville. Tickets must be picked up by January 14. Sponsored by Bonnechere Museum.
The Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogical Group meeting 10:30 a.m. at the Pembroke Library. Bruce Pappin will do a slideshow of the people, places and events that were important in the history of Pembroke.
DACA breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Potato pancakes, scrambled eggs, fried bologna, baked beans, coffee, tea, juice. Adults $7 and kids $5 at the DACA Centre.
The Eganville and Area Horticultural Society invites everyone to hear the first presentation of 2013; Fifty Shades of Green:What happens to trees and forests when drought strikes? Speaker Steve D'Eon from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Pembroke, will discuss the immediate and long-term effects of the 2012 drought. Come to the basement hall of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Eganville at 7:30 p.m. Call 613-628-9898. Social time follows.
Do You Want To Quit Smoking? You may be eligible to participate in a study using free nicotine replacement therapy (i.e. nicotine patch) to help you quit smoking. A treatment study session will be held in Renfrew from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. To learn more, see if you qualify, and to register, call Renfrew County and District Health Unit Health Info Line at 613-735-8666 or 1-800-267-1097 Ext. 666.
14th annual Robbie Burns Fundraising Supper at the Renfrew Legion. Social hour at 5:30 p.m., Haggis piped in at 6:30 p.m., followed by supper of Haggis, roast beef and all the trimmings. After the customary Robbie Burn Night formalities are performed, the Renfrew Highland Pipes & Drums entertains with traditional bagpipe music, ending the evening with Auld Lang Syne. The band is also celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Renfrew Pipe Band. Tickets are $30 each and available from band members, Renfrew Legion, Home Hardware or 432-6407 until Jan. 22. Kids tickets (14 years and under) available from band members only, for $15 each.
Renfrew Silver Seniors ham and beans games day from 1 to 4:00 p.m. at the Renfrew Legion. Cost $5. Cut-off date January 24. Call Pat for tickets at 613-649-2756.
Blood donor clinic at Eganville Legion, 5 to 8 p.m. Can 1-888-2DONATE or online at www.blood.ca to book an appointment to save a life. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Family winter Fun from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Admaston Public School. Skating, sliding, snowshoeing; indoor games and euchre party (1 p.m.). Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost by donation. Hosted by Balsam Hill-Horton Women’s Institute in support of Renfrew and Area Health Services Village Inc. Silent auction and collection of change for the Money Mile.
Renfrew and Area Seniors’ Home Support will be holding their 2nd Trivia Night on Saturday February 9th from 7 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. in the Wing Lounge. Make a table of 6 of your friends and family, cost is $10.00 per person. Light lunch will be served, bar will be open, all ages are welcome. Get your tables early as we had a great turnout last year. For more information and to reserve your table please call us now 613-432-7691.