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February 2018
February 2-4 (Fri-Sun)
Pondemonium! Canadian Pond Hockey Championships
Location: Head Lake, Haliburton
Over the course of two weekends, Jan 26-28 and Feb 2-4, Haliburton will be buzzing as about 1400 hockey players and their families flood the town for what has become known as "The World's Largest Pond Hockey Tournament."
*One of the largest pond Hockey events on the planet! *On average, over 300 games are played over the two weekends *Teams from 18 US states and over a dozen countries (including Botswana and Japan) have played with us. *The CNPHC is followed on social media by people in over 50 different countries. *Between 700 – 1000 players will attend the event over two weekends
Website: www.canadapondhockey.ca
February 3-4 (Sat-Sun)
Ice Racing in Minden
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Location: Minden Kinsmen Fairgrounds
Cars racing on ice! In Minden at the Kinsmen fairgrounds, north end of town on Bobcaygeon Rd. Six consecutive weekends starting Jan. 20-21, 2018. Weather and track conditions permitting (check with Check with the CASC offices before you head out). If a weekend is cancelled it is re-scheduled for the 1st of 2 "rain dates" at the end of the season. Registration & Scrutineering open Sat at 8am with drivers' meeting at 8:30am sharp and Sun at 11am with drivers' meeting at 11:30am sharp. See website below for more info/schedules.
Visit Website
February 5,7,12,14,19,21,26,28
Pickleball - Mon & Wed mornings
Time: 9-12pm
Location: Minden Community Centre
Monday and Wednesday mornings in the Minden Community Centre. No experience required. Racquets provided. Clean indoor shoes required Cost is $2.00
Visit Website
Phone: 7052862298
Email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca
February 10 (Saturday)
Guided Snowshoe Hike
Time: 1:00PM-3:00PM
Location: Lakeshore Hiking Trail, Silent Lake Provincial Park
Fun day out with Deep Roots Adventure! Includes guide and snowshoes, hot cocoa and cookies. $25 per person, pre-register.
Visit Website
Phone: 705-448-9888
Email: Info@DeepRootsAdventure.com
February 10 (Saturday)
Snowshoe + Lunch
Time: 10:30am-12pm
Location: Abbey Gardens
Explore the beauty of the Highlands winter landscape with a guided snowshoe, then come back to the Food Hub for a hearty, homemade lunch on Saturday February 10th from 10:30am-12:30pm. $25 per person. Snowshoe rental included. Visit www.abbeygardens.ca to register.
Visit Website
Phone: 705 754 4769
Email: cara@abbeygardens.ca
February 10-11 (Sat-Sun)
Ice Racing in Minden
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Location: Minden Kinsmen Fairgrounds
Cars racing on ice! In Minden at the Kinsmen fairgrounds, north end of town on Bobcaygeon Rd. Six consecutive weekends starting Jan. 20-21, 2018. Weather and track conditions permitting (check with Check with the CASC offices before you head out). If a weekend is cancelled it is re-scheduled for the 1st of 2 "rain dates" at the end of the season. Registration & Scrutineering open Sat at 8am with drivers' meeting at 8:30am sharp and Sun at 11am with drivers' meeting at 11:30am sharp. See website below for more info/schedules.
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February 2018
February 17 (Saturday)
Frost Festival
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Head Lake Park
This is a completely free fun filled day of outdoor activity and recreation for the entire family. Everything from horse drawn wagon rides, pony rides and sled dog rides around the park. See website for more details.
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February 17 (Saturday)
Polar Bear Challenge - Haliburton & District Lions Club
Time: 1:00 pm (reg 10am to noon)
Location: Head Lake Park
Take a refreshing dip in Head Lake and raise money for the Garron Family Cancer Center at SickKids or Haliburton Highlands Health Services Foundation. Pledge forms available at Cranberry Cottage, Haliburton Foodland, West Guilford Shopping Centre, Todd's Independent or online (see website below). Prizes awarded to the top individual pledge dollars and top team pledge dollars and also the best costumes. This event is part of the Haliburton Frost Festival. For more information, contact Lion Jim Frost at 705 457-4031.
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February 17 (Saturday)
Catch the Cure 2018
Time: 1 - 8 p.m.
Location: SG Nesbitt Memorial Arena, Minden
A huge family-friendly celebration in honour of International Angelman Day and three local kids who have Angelman Syndrome. Now in the fifth year, Catch the Cure promises plenty of fun, including a huge silent auction, facepainting, a bake sale, a figure skating show, a public skate, a hockey game, entertainment, a snowman contest, fun tables, maple taffy and outdoor events (weather permitting). Event is by donation, with all donations benefiting the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Research (cureangelman.org)
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February 17-18 (Sat-Sun)
Standard First Aid, CPR (C), & AED Certification Course
Time: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Deep Roots Adventure, 2307 Loop Rd, Wilberforce ON
This program teaches how to respond to medical emergencies and render life saving care until professional help arrives. We customize the curriculum to meet the client's needs. Our program meets all WSIB Regulation 1101 requirements. Valid for 3 years. Course Content Includes:• The Law• Communicable Diseases• Airway, Breathing, Circulation• CPR & AED Skills• Heart Attack & Stroke• Choking (conscious/unconscious)• Shock• Wounds & Bleeding• Muscular/Skeletal Emergencies. Includes First Aid - Field Reference Manual and Pocket Guide. Minimum 4 people required to run course. Pre-Registration Required. $135 + HST per person. Your instructor is Karin Aschenbrenner.
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Phone: 705-448-9888
Email: Info@DeepRootsAdventure.com
February 17-18 (Sat-Sun)
Ice Racing in Minden
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Location: Minden Kinsmen Fairgrounds
Cars racing on ice! In Minden at the Kinsmen fairgrounds, north end of town on Bobcaygeon Rd. Six consecutive weekends starting Jan. 20-21, 2018. Weather and track conditions permitting (check with Check with the CASC offices before you head out). If a weekend is cancelled it is re-scheduled for the 1st of 2 "rain dates" at the end of the season. Registration & Scrutineering open Sat at 8am with drivers' meeting at 8:30am sharp and Sun at 11am with drivers' meeting at 11:30am sharp. See website below for more info/schedules.
Visit Website

February 2018
February 19 (Monday)
Family Day Guided Snowshoe Hike
Time: 12:30PM-3:30PM
Location: Deep Roots Adventure, 2307 Loop Rd, Wilberforce
Fun day out with Deep Roots Adventure! Includes guide and snowshoes, hot cocoa and cookies. $25 per person, pre-register.
Visit Website
Phone: 705-448-9888
Email: Info@DeepRootsAdventure.com
February 24 (Saturday)
Wilderness Photography Workshop
Time: 11:00AM-2:00PM
Location: Deep Roots Adventure, 2307 Loop Rd, Wilberforce ON
Grab your camera! This fun and educational adventure includes a leisurely hike through the forest while learning to take better photos. An awesome wilderness dining experience is included, provided by AM/PM Outdoor Gourmet. This workshop is intended to provide guidance and inspiration to take better photos in wilderness settings through the photographic elements such as composition and lighting. Given the short time frame of this hike, learning the functions of your camera (such as adjusting exposure) will only be covered if time and group interest allows. (Full day workshops that explore functions more thoroughly are available.) Any camera is welcome, from phones to fancy DSLRs!Local photographer Sarah Bell will guide your learning while the group explores. See something interesting? You'll learn how to make a great photo out of it! Not feeling creative? Sarah will inspire you to see the beauty of the world around us - in any season! Snowshoes included during the snowy season. Hike location TBD.
Visit Website
Phone: 705-448-9888
Email: Info@DeepRootsAdventure.com
February 24 (Saturday)
February Winter Workshop Series
Time: 10:30am-3pm
Location: Abbey Gardens
Explore the beauty of the Highlands winter landscape with a guided snowshoe, then enjoy a warm, homemade lunch. In the afternoon, choose between a Haliburton Highlands Brewing workshop, an Into the Blue Bakery sourdough bread workshop or a Haliburton Solar + Wind DIY Solar workshop. All three workshops run from 1pm-3pm. Register for one workshop or choose two to create a full-day outing. Cost is $25 per person, per workshop. Visit www.abbeygardens.ca for details and to register.
Visit Website
Phone: 705 754 4769
Email: cara@abbeygardens.ca
February 24-25 (Sat-Sun)
Ice Racing in Minden
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Location: Minden Kinsmen Fairgrounds
Cars racing on ice! In Minden at the Kinsmen fairgrounds, north end of town on Bobcaygeon Rd. Six consecutive weekends starting Jan. 20-21, 2018. Weather and track conditions permitting (check with Check with the CASC offices before you head out). If a weekend is cancelled it is re-scheduled for the 1st of 2 "rain dates" at the end of the season. Registration & Scrutineering open Sat at 8am with drivers' meeting at 8:30am sharp and Sun at 11am with drivers' meeting at 11:30am sharp. See website below for more info/schedules.
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February 26 (Monday)
National Cupcake Day
Time: 9am-5pm
Location: Minden Animal Hospita,
9 Bobcaygeon Rd, Minden
As part of National Cupcake Day - In support of the OSPCA. All proceeds will go towards helping Haliburton County's OSPCA Cost per fabulous homemade cupcake is $1.50 Why not buy a box of 6 for $8! Please pre-order if you can (call 705-286-2919) A variety of flavours available. OSPCA Facts • Our local OSPCA is located in Bracebridge and investigates animal cruelty, shelters lost & found pets, cares for orphaned animals, and eventually finds them homes. OSPCA = Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals http://ontariospca.ca/
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Phone: 705-286-2919
Email: mindenah@gmail.com

March 2018
March 3-4 (Sat-Sun)
Ice Racing in Minden
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Location: Minden Kinsmen Fairgrounds
Cars racing on ice! In Minden at the Kinsmen fairgrounds, north end of town on Bobcaygeon Rd. Six consecutive weekends starting Jan. 20-21, 2018. Weather and track conditions permitting (check with Check with the CASC offices before you head out). If a weekend is cancelled it is re-scheduled for the 1st of 2 "rain dates" at the end of the season. Registration & Scrutineering open Sat at 8am with drivers' meeting at 8:30am sharp and Sun at 11am with drivers' meeting at 11:30am sharp. See website below for more info/schedules.
Visit Website
March 5,7,12,14,19,21,26,28
Pickleball - Mon & Wed mornings
Time: 9-12pm
Location: Minden Community Centre
Monday and Wednesday mornings in the Minden Community Centre. No experience required. Racquets provided. Clean indoor shoes required Cost is $2.00
Visit Website
Phone: 7052862298
Email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca
March 9-16 (Fri-Fri)
March Break Day Camp
Time: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Deep Roots Adventure, 2307 Loop Rd, Wilberforce ON
An awesome day camp happening in Wilberforce at the Deep Roots Adventure Hub. Limited enrollment available. Activities will include indoor fun like crafts, games and adventure skills, and outdoor fun like snowshoe hikes and learning winter outdoor skills. A detailed itinerary will be available closer to March. Price includes two healthy snacks and lunch. A registration form will be sent to indicate allergies, preferences etc. Pre-registration available. When registering more than one child use the promo code FAM10 for 10% off. Select number of days your youth will be attending, and select which days they will attend.
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Phone: 705-448-9888
Email: Info@DeepRootsAdventure.com
March 10 (Saturday)
Guided Snowshoe Hike
Time: 1:00PM-3:00PM
Location: Frost Centre
Fun day out with Deep Roots Adventure! Includes guide and snowshoes, hot cocoa and cookies. $25 per person, pre-register.
Visit Website
Phone: 705-448-9888
Email: Info@DeepRootsAdventure.com

March 2018
March 10 (Saturday)
Snowshoe + Lunch
Time: 10:30am-12pm
Location: Abbey Gardens
Explore the beauty of the Highlands winter landscape with a guided snowshoe, then come back to the Food Hub for a hearty, homemade lunch. $25 per person. Snowshoe rental included. Visit www.abbeygardens.ca to register
Visit Website
Phone: 705 754 4769
Email: cara@abbeygardens.ca
March 12-16 (Mon-Fri)
March Break in Minden
Location: SG Nesbitt Arena, Minden
If you are opting for a "stay-cation" this March Break, bring the family to the S.G Nesbitt Memorial Arena for a week of fun on the ice where there will be chances to join in on public skating, broomball and shinny. Check out our website for more details.
Visit Website
Phone: 705-286-2298
Email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca
March 16 (Friday)
Wilderness Photography Workshop
Time: 11:00AM-2:00PM
Location: Deep Roots Adventure, 2307 Loop Rd, Wilberforce ON
Grab your camera! This fun and educational adventure includes a leisurely hike through the forest while learning to take better photos. An awesome wilderness dining experience is included, provided by AM/PM Outdoor Gourmet. This workshop is intended to provide guidance and inspiration to take better photos in wilderness settings through the photographic elements such as composition and lighting. Given the short time frame of this hike, learning the functions of your camera (such as adjusting exposure) will only be covered if time and group interest allows. (Full day workshops that explore functions more thoroughly are available.) Any camera is welcome, from phones to fancy DSLRs!Local photographer Sarah Bell will guide your learning while the group explores. See something interesting? You'll learn how to make a great photo out of it! Not feeling creative? Sarah will inspire you to see the beauty of the world around us - in any season! Snowshoes included during the snowy season. Hike location TBD.
Visit Website
Phone: 705-448-9888
Email: Info@DeepRootsAdventure.com
March 17-18 (Sat-Sun)
Standard First Aid, CPR (C), & AED Certification Course
Time: 9:00 AM-5:00PM
Location: Deep Roots Adventure, 2307 Loop Rd, Wilberforce ON
This program teaches how to respond to medical emergencies and render life saving care until professional help arrives. We customize the curriculum to meet the client's needs. Our program meets all WSIB Regulation 1101 requirements. Valid for 3 years. Course Content Includes:• The Law• Communicable Diseases• Airway, Breathing, Circulation• CPR & AED Skills• Heart Attack & Stroke• Choking (conscious/unconscious)• Shock• Wounds & Bleeding• Muscular/Skeletal Emergencies. Includes First Aid - Field Reference Manual and Pocket Guide. Minimum 4 people required to run course. Pre-Registration Required. $135 + HST per person. Your instructor is Karin Aschenbrenner.
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March 2018
March 19 (Monday)
Haliburton Blood Donor Clinic
Time: 1:30-6:30pm
Location: Haliburton Legion, 719 Mountain St, Haliburton
You can give life by donating blood. To book your appointment and for more information on eligibility please visit www.blood.ca. Canadian Blood Services will be holding a blood donor clinic at the Haliburton Legion on the following days: January 15, March 19, June 11, September 10, and December 17, 2018.
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March 31 (Saturday)
Guided Snowshoe Hike
Time: 1:00PM-3:00PM
Location: Bonnie's Pond Hiking Trails, Silent Lake Provincial Park
Fun day out with Deep Roots Adventure! Includes guide and snowshoes, hot cocoa and cookies. $25 per person, pre-register.
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Phone: 705-448-9888
Email: Info@DeepRootsAdventure.com
March 31 (Saturday)
Full moon series: Sound Bath Symphony
Time: 8pm-9pm
Location: Abbey Gardens
Join us for a relaxing sound bath symphony as we celebrate the full moon! A sound bath uses harmonious, vibrating sound energies generated from quartz crystal singing bowls to the body to heal and relax. Be sure to bring a relaxing chair or yoga mat! $10 per person. Register online at www.abbeygardens.ca.
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Phone: 705 754 4769
Email: cara@abbeygardens.ca
March 31 (Saturday)
March Winter Workshop Series
Time: 10:30am-12pm
Location: Abbey Gardens
Explore the beauty of the Highlands winter landscape with a guided snowshoe, then enjoy a warm, homemade lunch. In the afternoon, choose between a Haliburton Highlands Brewing workshop and an Into the Blue Bakery wood-fired pizza workshop. Both afternoon workshops run from 1pm-3pm. Register for one workshop or choose two to create a full-day outing. Cost is $25 per person, per workshop. Visit www.abbeygardens.ca for details and to register.
Visit Website
Phone: 705 754 4769
Email: cara@abbeygardens.ca

April 2018
April 2,4,9,11,16,18,23,25,30
Pickleball - Mon & Wed mornings
Time: 9-12pm
Location: Minden Community Centre
Monday and Wednesday mornings in the Minden Community Centre. No experience required. Racquets provided. Clean indoor shoes required Cost is $2.00
Visit Website
Phone: 7052862298
Email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca

April 2018

April 2018

May 2018
May 2,7,9,14,16,21,23,28,30
Pickleball - Mon & Wed mornings
Time: 9-12pm
Location: Minden Community Centre
Monday and Wednesday mornings in the Minden Community Centre. No experience required. Racquets provided. Clean indoor shoes required Cost is $2.00
Visit Website
Phone: 7052862298
Email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca

May 2018

May 2018

June 2018
June 4,6,11,13,18,20,25,27
Pickleball - Mon & Wed mornings
Time: 9-12pm
Location: Minden Community Centre
Monday and Wednesday mornings in the Minden Community Centre. No experience required. Racquets provided. Clean indoor shoes required Cost is $2.00
Visit Website
Phone: 7052862298
Email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca
June 2018
June 11 (Monday)
Haliburton Blood Donor Clinic
Time: 1:30-6:30pm
Location: Haliburton Legion, 719 Mountain St, Haliburton
You can give life by donating blood. To book your appointment and for more information on eligibility please visit www.blood.ca. Canadian Blood Services will be holding a blood donor clinic at the Haliburton Legion on the following days: January 15, March 19, June 11, September 10, and December 17, 2018.
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June 2018

July 2018
July 1 (Sunday)
Minden Hills Canada Day Celebration
Time: 10-2
Location: Downtown Minden
There are attractions for everyone to enjoy like the Haliburton Highlands Time Travelers classic car show, face painting, ice cream,kids fishing derby, live music and performances, demonstrations, community booths and food vendors. Don't forget the fireworks! At dusk, the Minden Hills Fire Department put on a spectacular fireworks show at the Minden Fairgrounds. Entry is by donation. All events and attractions occur from Main Street up to the Cultural Centre and are FREE, unless otherwise specified.
Visit Website
Phone: 7052862298
Email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca

July 2018
July 2,4,9,11,16,18,23,25,30
Pickleball - Mon & Wed mornings
Time: 9-12pm
Location: Minden Community Centre
Monday and Wednesday mornings in the Minden Community Centre. No experience required. Racquets provided. Clean indoor shoes required Cost is $2.00
Visit Website
Phone: 7052862298
Email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca

July 2018
July 21 (Saturday)
Haliburton Craft Brewers Fest
Time: 11am to 11pm
Location: Head Lake Park, Haliburton
Haliburton Craft Brewers Fest - the 1st Annual Haliburton Craft Brewers Fest will fill picturesque Head Lake Park in the centre of Haliburton Village. It's sure to become an annual favourite event for the whole family. Adults can sample many of Ontario's craft brewers' products while the rest of the family celebrates the beauty of Haliburton and samples a variety of tasty foods. Ongoing entertainment will heighten the festivities at this crowd-pleasing event. More details to follow
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Email: haliburtoncraftbrewersfest@gmail.com

August 2018
August 1,6,8,13,15,20,22,27,29
Pickleball - Mon & Wed mornings
Time: 9-12pm
Location: Minden Community Centre
Monday and Wednesday mornings in the Minden Community Centre. No experience required. Racquets provided. Clean indoor shoes required Cost is $2.00
Visit Website
Phone: 7052862298
Email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca


August 2018

September 2018
September 3,5,10,12,17,19,24,26,30
Pickleball - Mon & Wed mornings
Time: 9-12pm
Location: Minden Community Centre
Monday and Wednesday mornings in the Minden Community Centre. No experience required. Racquets provided. Clean indoor shoes required Cost is $2.00
Visit Website
Phone: 7052862298
Email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca
September 2018
September 10 (Monday)
Haliburton Blood Donor Clinic
Time: 1:30-6:30pm
Location: Haliburton Legion, 719 Mountain St, Haliburton
You can give life by donating blood. To book your appointment and for more information on eligibility please visit www.blood.ca. Canadian Blood Services will be holding a blood donor clinic at the Haliburton Legion on January 15, March 19, June 11, September 10, and December 17, 2018.
Visit Website
September 2018
October 2018
October 1,3,8,10,15,17,22,24,29,31
Pickleball - Mon & Wed mornings
Time: 9-12pm
Location: Minden Community Centre
Monday and Wednesday mornings in the Minden Community Centre. No experience required. Racquets provided. Clean indoor shoes required Cost is $2.00
Visit Website
Phone: 7052862298
Email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca

October 2018

October 2018

November 2018
November 5,7,12,14,19,21,26,28
Pickleball - Mon & Wed mornings
Time: 9-12pm
Location: Minden Community Centre
Monday and Wednesday mornings in the Minden Community Centre. No experience required. Racquets provided. Clean indoor shoes required Cost is $2.00
Visit Website
Phone: 7052862298
Email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca

November 2018

November 2018

December 2018
December 3,5,10,12,17,19
Pickleball - Mon & Wed mornings
Time: 9-12pm
Location: Minden Community Centre
Monday and Wednesday mornings in the Minden Community Centre. No experience required. Racquets provided. Clean indoor shoes required Cost is $2.00
Visit Website
Phone: 7052862298
Email: eweiss@mindenhills.ca
December 2018
December 17 (Monday)
Haliburton Blood Donor Clinic
Time: 1:30-6:30pm
Location: Haliburton Legion, 719 Mountain St, Haliburton
You can give life by donating blood. To book your appointment and for more information on eligibility please visit www.blood.ca. Canadian Blood Services will be holding a blood donor clinic at the Haliburton Legion on January 15, March 19, June 11, September 10, and December 17, 2018.
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December 2018

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Ongoing Events
Haliburton Highlands Bridge Clubs
Tuesdays - Halls Lake and Minden
Wednesdays & Fridays - Haliburton
Location: Halls Lake, Minden, Haliburton
Tuesdays 12pm at Club 35, Halls Lake (until 2015-10-12, then Mondays); Tuesdays 9am at Minden United Church; Wednesdays 1pm at Parkland Apartments, Haliburton; Fridays 1pm at Echo Hills Apartments, Haliburton.
Website: www.hhbl.weebly.com
Royal Canadian Army Cadets
Tuesdays during the school year
Time: 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Haliburton Legion
The Royal Canadian Army Cadets is a program for youth 12-19. Check www.cadets.ca for more information.
Website: cadets.ca
Phone: 705-854-0628
Email: corina@deeprootsadventure.com
Movie Day
2nd Thursday of every month
Time: 1:30pm
Location: Minden United Church
Community Care Haliburton County is putting on a "Movie Day" for seniors in partnership with the Minden United Church. This "Movie Day" will take place the 2nd Thursday of every month starting at 1:30pm. We will be showing numerous genres of movies as well as providing popcorn and refreshments. This event is by donation only. We hope to see you all there.
Phone: (705) 457-2941
Email: laura@cchaliburton.com
Roving Lunch Club
1st Friday of every month
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Haliburton County
Come join us for a culinary tour of the Haliburton Highlands. Our Roving Lunch Club will let you explore restaurants in the Highlands with reasonably priced fixed menus and have a social meal out with new and old friends. This lunch will take place the 1st Friday of every month at a different restaurant every time at 12:00pm. Contact us today to find out more about this new Club.
Website: communitycarehaliburton.com
Phone: 705-457-2941
Email: laura@cchaliburton.com
Shepherd's Table Community Supper
First & Third Friday of every month
Time: 5:30
Location: Lakeside Church
Stretch Your Grocery Dollars! On the first and third Friday of each month, come enjoy a free and delicious supper at 5:30, Lakeside Church. Warm & friendly atmosphere, everyone welcome! 9 Park Street, Haliburton, ON. To volunteer, call 705-457-5399.
Phone: 705-457-2851
Email
Overcomers Recovery Support Group
Wednesdays at 7 pm
Location: 1 Victoria St #107, Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0
Presented by Zechariah 4:6 Ministries Inc.
(Reg. Charity # 808980213RR0001)
LOCAL: Jericho Centre, Overcomers Recovery Support Groups, Community Prayer, Prison Ministry, Christmas for Kids
PROVINCIAL: Leadership training for Overcomers Groups.
INTERNATIONAL: Jamaica, Dominican Republic.
Website: www.recoverysupport.org
Phone: 705-457-3107
Email: info@zechariah4v6.com
Short Story Evenings
2nd Thursday of the month
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Dominion Hotel in Minden
HHWEN member Shawn Chamberlin has invited us to present regular Short Story Evenings at the Dominion Hotel in Minden. On Thursday, March 12, 2009 – and on the second Thursday of each month thereafter – local writers will take to the stage, beginning at 7:00 p.m., to read their own original short stories to an appreciative audience at the Dominion. Open to the public; no cover, no minimum. A mike will be available for those who want to use it. For more info, please contact Marjorie Ludlow Green at 286-2592 or marjorie.ludlow-green @sympatico.ca.
Website: www.haliburtonwriters.ca
Weekly Euchre Night
Tuesdays, 7-10pm
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: West Guilford Recreation Centre
Euchre players welcome every Tuesday night from 7:00 - 10:00 pm. Snacks and refreshments served after games finished. The hall is air conditioned and wheelchair accessible. For more info call Bill/Myra Marshall, 754-1457.
Email: carolstamp@sympatico.ca
Tea at 3
Wednesdays, 3:00pm
Starts October 25, 2006. Every Wednesday for adults who like to talk about ART and drink tea. FREE. Rails End Gallery.
Art Club for Kids
Tuesdays, 3:30-5pm
Held every Tuesday after school starting September 26, 2006, at the Agnes Jamieson Gallery, Minden. $5 per child. Recommended for children with a strong interest in art. We will be working with the fundamentals of drawing and other media. There will be occasional visits from professional artists showing their work and how it is made. All materials supplied. Register by calling 705-286-3763.
Story Circle
Wednesdays, 11:30am
Gooderham Branch of the Haliburton County Public Library.
Writing Circles
Various Times & Locations
Writers in the county get together with other writers to offer and receive advice and encouragement. There are currently six different writing circles which you can take part in. Visit the website of the Haliburton Highlands Writers' and Editors' Network for more information: www.haliburtonwriters.ca/circles.php
Legion Activities
Sundays, 12pm - 6pm
Various activities at Haliburton Legion Branch 129. Pool tables, shuffleboard, darts. Why not get a couple of friends together and come down to play some cards? Euchre and cribbage are always crowd favourites.
Legion Meat Draw
Fridays, 4:30pm
Draws every 30 min. Six great prizes per draw. Thirty prizes in total during the evening. Come on out, buy a ticket and you could be a winner!!! And HELP TO SUPPORT YOUR LEGION!!!!!
Ontario Early Years Centres
Drop-in
Crafts, circle time and fun!
Haliburton (457-2989): Tue, Wed & Thu 9:30am-2pm. and Sat 10:30am-1pm.
Minden (286-1770): Tue, Wed & Thu 9:30am-2pm. and Sat 10:30am-1pm. Monday night supper program, 3:30-6:30pm, $4 per family. Call 286-1770 to register.
Gooderham Library Story Circle
Wednesdays at 11:30am
Pine St. in downtown Gooderham. Call 457-2241 or 447-3163.

Ongoing Events
Squash Club Open House
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Highlands Squash Club
Why not come out and give squash a try? We have an open house every Tuesday & Thursday from 7:30 - 9:00pm. Lessons and equipment can be provided. Just bring a non-marking pair of running shoes. Located in same building as Curling Club, beside the arena in Haliburton.
Website: highlands-squash-club.com
Phone: 705-286-5085
Email: donaldgage@gmail.com
Friends of the Haliburton County Public Library's Minden Hills Branch Library Book Nook Sales
1st & 3rd Thu., November to May
Time: 12-4 pm
Location: Minden Hills Branch Library's Book Nook
Open every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm from November to May. Gently used books from $.50 to $2.00.
Website: www.haliburtonlibrary.ca
Phone: 705-457-2064
Email: celtic.cross@sympatico.ca
Country Music Jamboree
Second Sunday of every month
Location: S.G. Nesbitt Arena Minden
The Country Music Jamboree will take place on the second Sunday of every month except July and August, from 1pm to 5pm. This event is hosted by the Country Hot Flashes, and the Cold Shoulders. Anyone who sings and/or plays country, is invited to share your talent during the open mic section of the program. There will also be an old fashioned square dance or two. There is an open mic draw, spot dances, and a door prize. The admission is only $7.00 at the door. The Minden Lioness will serve the food and the cost is very reasonable. Proceeds will go to those in need in the community. If you have a talent to share, or if you just plain love Country Music, You will enjoy this event. Please mark the second Sunday of the month on your calendar, and plan to attend.
Phone: 705-286-1544
Email
Hatchery Tours
Monday - Friday
Time: 10:00 - 3:00
Location: 6712 Gelert Rd, Haliburton
We have tours during the day, during the week. Just come in and Marnie will take you on a tour. The only cost is a donation if you can afford it. Great for the kids.
Website: hhoa.on.ca
Phone: 705-457-9664
Email
The Art Hive Crafty Girls Club
3rd Thursday of the month
$5 for Art Hive members, $10 for non-members. Refreshments included. The Art Hive, 10239 Hwy. 118, 705-754-0021
Canadian Federation of University Women-Haliburton Highlands
3rd Thursday of the month, Sep-Jun
At monthly meetings held at Fleming College on the third Thursday of the month, Sept to June, at 7:00pm, members enjoy informative speakers on a wide range of topics. Friendships are developed and members continue to learn through interest groups, such as Book Clubs, Cuisine Groups, Bridge Groups and a Gardening Group. Two fundraising events a year enable our members to raise money to further the purpose of CFUW-HH. For more information please call 705-447-2402. See also www.cfuw.org.
Women's Golf
LADIES: Join the Haliburton Highlands Women's Golf League. 9 and 18 hole schedules are available to choose from.
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Community Drumming/Rhythm Circle
Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:00 pm
With Barry 'BAZZA' Hayward at the Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre, York Street, Haliburton. No Hand Drumming Experience Necessary! (a limited number of instruments available). Bring any hand-drums or percussion instruments you have. Experience RHYTHMANIA-Create community, shed inhibitions, release your passion, and celebrate life through rhythm. An all ages, accessible, family-friendly event. Admission by $5 donation (Pay What You Can/PWYC policy in place). For information contact Bazza at 705-457-4619 or hayward6@sympatico.ca.
Kinmount Farmers' Market
Saturdays (May to Thanksgiving)
Vendors will be selling vegetables, strawberries, baked goods, gourmet goodies, preserves, herbs, honey, organic beef and lamb, maple syrup and much more. Austin Sawmill Heritage Park, Saturdays 9:00-2:00. 488-1307
Open Mike Nite
Last Saturday of every month
8:00pm at the Dominion Hotel, Main St. Minden. No Cover. Open to all forms of entertainment: music, comedy, magic, poetry, etc. For more information, call 705-286-5035 or email shawn@light.on.ca.
Open Stage at the Hair Lounge
2nd Saturday of every month
Come and just listen or perform. All ages are welcome. The music starts at 8:00pm. 9271 Hwy.118, just east of Hwy.35 in Carnarvon. 705-457-7587 or 705-489-1963.
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Is your life affected by someone else's drinking? Either your child, your parent, your spouse or your friend? To help them, you have to help yourself first. For local Al-Anon meeting information, call 705-754-3805.
Haliburton Highlands Prostate
Cancer Support Group
For meeting information, contact Rick Ratcliff at 286-6699 or leacliff@sympatico.ca.
Academic Upgrade Programme
Mon. to Thu. Mornings
Sir Sandford Fleming College is offering free classes in Haliburton & Minden. They will assist with transportation and childcare costs, if needed. Do you know someone who does not have Grade 12 or needs to upgrade their skills for work or college? Please call Katherine at 705-457-4562 or come to Victoria St. School in Haliburton Mon to Thurs mornings.


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Ongoing Events
Folk Society Open Stage
2nd Saturday of the month
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Haliburton Museum
Join us every month at the Haliburton Museum for the Haliburton County Folk Society's Open Stage. It's always the 2nd Saturday of the month. A different host and featured performer is on the stage each month. Come and sing a few songs, tell a story, recite some poetry or just come and listen. Admission is by donation. Refreshments available.
Website: haliburtonfolk.com
Phone: 705-286-5085
Email: donaldgage@gmail.com
Parent/Tot Kindergym
Wednesdays
Time: 10:00am-10:40am
Location: Haliburton Dance Arts, Inc. Maple Ave.
Come out and join our Parent/tot Kindergym class! It's a great place for toddlers 18 months-4 years to be introduced to gymnastics and creative movement! With lots of gym equipment to create an indoor playground (great during the cold winter months!) and 1600 sq feet of space...we've got it all! Drop in every Wednesday 10am-10:40am with Baby Ballet following straight after from 10:45am-11:15am. Classes are $10.00 each.
Website: www.haliburtondancearts.com
Phone: 705-754-0007
Email: haliburtondance@sympatico.ca
Baby Ballet
Wednesdays
Time: 10:45am-11:15am
Location: Haliburton Dance Arts, Inc. Maple Ave.
Every Wednesday we have a Baby Ballet class for ages 18 months-4 years following our Parent/Tot Kindergym class. Bring your little one for a fun class of creative movement and rhythm! Classes are drop in every Wednesday morning from 10:45-11:15am $10.00/class See you at the dance studio! Don't forget your tutu!
Website: www.haliburtondancearts.com
Phone: 705-754-0007
Email: haliburtondance@sympatico.ca
Community Prayer
Tuesdays at 7 pm
Location: Jericho Centre, 50 York St. Haliburton, Room #5
Presented by Zechariah 4:6 Ministries Inc.
(Reg. Charity # 808980213RR0001)
LOCAL: Jericho Centre, Overcomers Recovery Support Groups, Community Prayer, Prison Ministry, Christmas for Kids
PROVINCIAL: Leadership training for Overcomers Groups.
INTERNATIONAL: Jamaica, Dominican Republic.
Website: www.recoverysupport.org
Phone: 705 457-2019 H.457-3107
Email
Video - Environmental Link to Breast Cancer
Location: Your Home
EXPOSURE Video. Environmental Links to Breast Cancer. Raising awareness of the connection between health and our environment, particularly between breast cancer and environmental toxins. Hosted by Olivia Newton-John. Book a casual in home video showing for your friends. This is not a sales event. As a courtesy to attendees this is a no scent event (includes perfumes, personal care and laundry scents)
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Phone: 705-455-9456
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Video - Toxic Trespass
Location: Your Home
Raising awareness of the connection between your children�s health and our environment. Book a casual in home video showing for your friends. This is not a sales event. As a courtesy to attendees this is a no scent event (includes perfumes, personal care and laundry scents). In Toxic Trespass, intrepid filmmaker Barri Cohen launches an investigation into the effects of the chemical soup around us. She starts with her 10-year-old daughter, whose blood carries carcinogens like benzene and the long-banned DDT. Then, Cohen heads out to Windsor and Sarnia: Canadian toxic hotspots, with startling clusters of deadly diseases. The filmmaker journeys into toxic nightmares all too common in industrialized countries. She meets passionate activists working for positive change, along with doctors and scientists who see evidence of links between environmental pollution and health problems. And she learns how quickly barriers can go up sometimes, when authorities are questioned about the connection between toxins and serious health problems. This film is essential viewing for anyone concerned about the effects of pollutants on our � and our children�s � very DNA.
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Phone: 705-455-9456
Email
Brushstrokes - Artists' Paint-Out
3rd Tuesday of the month
Highland Grove Community Centre, 10 am to 4 pm. Bring your own art supplies, easel, resource photos. Pack a bag lunch and come paint with other local artists. There is no instruction involved and no cost to participate. For more information, call Linda Middleton 705-448-9397 or email: info@crystalimagestudio.com. Have Fun Painting - Share & Learn
Pool League
Tuesday evenings
Open to all. Call 705-286-5035 for details. Dominion Hotel, Main St. Minden.
Euchre - Thursdays 7:30 pm
Cribbage - Mondays 7:30 pm
Please come and join in at the Legion Branch 636 in Minden. Everyone is welcome.
Cloggers
Mondays 7pm
An invitation is extended to energetic individuals who want to come out for some good exercise and lots of fun. Come out and join the Cloggers at the Lloyd Watson Centre in Wilberforce. Clogging is an authentic and distinctive form of folk dancing for all ages - guys and gals, young and old. The cost is only $1.00.
Legion Lunches
Mon-Sat 12:00-2:00pm
The Ladies of Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 636 Minden will be serving lunches daily. The cost is $4.25 for daily specials plus a regular menu is available. Everyone is welcome.
The Red Hats of Haliburton County
3rd Wednesday of the month
For women over 50. Luncheons at various locations. For more information, contact Barb Morrow at 457-9595 or Julia Graf at 754-4957. To find out more about the Red Hat Society, visit www.redhatsociety.com.
Haliburton Highlands Quilt Guild
2nd Wednesday of the month
The Haliburton Highlands Quilt Guild meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 1 pm at Stanhope Centre at 1095 North Shore Road. Usually there is community quilt work from 10 am onwards. Call Debra at 705-935-1880 for further information.
Community Care
Seniors Events
For seniors 55+ or physically disabled adults 18+. Contract Bridge on Mondays at 1pm. Bid Euchre on Thursdays at 1pm. Cribbage on Fridays at 1pm. Aquasize on Mon & Wed 9:30-11:30am Sept-May. Call Ida at 457-2941. Community Care Haliburton County is the new name for Haliburton County Home Support Services.

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