Twilight at Templin Gardens happens Wednesday nights in Downtown Fergus from now till August 29. From 5-9pm enjoy the Handmade Market and a free concert from our amazing local musicians. This Wednesday it’s The Callisto Trio. The night ends with a Piper on the Templin Stairs illuminated by candles, piping as the sun sets.
This Thursday the Wellington County Museum and Archives presents their Summer Concert Series in the Heritage Barn. This week enjoy Fork n’ Harp. The show starts at 7 and admission is by donation.
This Thursday, the Arthur and District Horticultural Society invites you a free pond seminar at St. Jacob's Country Gardens. Meet at 200 Tucker Street in Arthur at 5:45pm, and make the trip.
This Friday you're invited to a night of Euchre, beginning at 7:30 at the Drayton Legion. Everyone is welcome, and no previous experience is required.
This Friday you're invited to a Chicken BarBQ at the Erin Fairgrounds, between 4:30 and 7. The cost is $15 for a half chicken dinner.
This Friday the Alma Optimists invite you to a Beef BBQ between 5 and 7pm at the Alma Community Centre. Tickets are $15/person.
Enjoy The Mount Forest Fireworks Festival this weekend. The amazing Fireworks show is on Saturday night at dusk and there’s more…including the Krusher BMX Air Stunt Show, Classic Car Show and more. For all the details visit mountforestfireworks.ca.
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This Saturday the Arthur Door, serving the young people of Arthur, invites you to a breakfast fundraiser between 8 and 11. Donations will go toward a new outside sign and general operations.
This Saturday you're invited to the first annual Fergus Medieval Fair, between 11am and 6pm throughout downtown Fergus. Get your free Fair passport at the Welcome Centre in front of the library, and then enjoy a great day of family fun!
This Saturday the Marsville Lions invite you to their Community Breakfast at the Marsville Hall, between 7:30 and 10. The cost is just $5/plate.
This Saturday, you're invited to show off your vocal talents with a night of Karaoke at The Arthur Legion, beginning at 8:30. Bring your best voice, and bring friends.
This Saturday, there’s a fundraising Family Day Barbecue for Rett’s Syndrome Awareness. It runs from 2-6pm at 365 Irvine Street in Elora. There’s Face Painting, Egg & spoon races, potato sack races, 3 legged races and Princess Elsa will appear to sing. Wear Purple for Rett Syndrome awareness and if you can’t make it, donate at rett.ca
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This Saturday, the Guelph Legion invites you to a Saturday Night Dance, beginning at 8pm. A DJ will supply the music.
Enjoy The Sunday Night Concert Series at the Gazebo in Gore Park in Elmira at Arthur and Hampton Streets. You’ll enjoy Lance Russwurm. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy some good music. The concert goes from 7-9PM. Admission is free but please consider supporting the artists.
This coming Tuesday, roll up your sleeve and help save a life by donating blood at the Centre Wellington Sportsplex in Fergus, between 2:30 and 7:30. To book your appointment, visit blood.ca.
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Twilight at Templin Gardens happens Wednesday nights in Downtown Fergus from now till August 29. From 5-9pm enjoy the Handmade Market and a free concert from our amazing local musicians. This Wednesday it’s Nick Gush and Pam Davies. The night ends with a Piper on the Templin Stairs illuminated by candles, piping as the sun sets.
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Safe Communities Wellington County is looking out for you, and looking for your support. A safe community is one that promotes safe and healthy behaviour, and protects people from hurt and harm. If you or your organization are interested in getting involved with Safe Communities Wellington County through partnership or volunteering, contact Program Coordinator Christine Veit at 226-820-1413. Together, we'll make Wellington County the safest community in Canada!
If you or someone in your family has a problem with gambling, help is available. Gamblers Anonymous can provide help and hope. It's just a phone call away...Call 1-855-222-5542.
Wellington County Museum and Archives invites you to experience the Groves Memorial Community Hospital – Past, Present and Future exhibit. See the origins of the hospital and the larger than life personality of Dr. Abraham Groves and how our community established and expanded medical services in the area. Please visit their website for more details: www.wellington.ca/en/discover/groves-memorial-community-hospital
In August, Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph is opening a ReStore here in Fergus. ReStores donate proceeds to help provide affordable home ownership in our community. They need volunteers to help with painting, putting up shelves, merchandising and more. To find out more just email email@example.com or visit https://habitatwdg.ca/
Students in Grades 1 to 5 are invited to the Central Pentecostal Church Day Camp in Elora, running 9am to 4pm, July 23 through July 27. The theme is “Into the Deep”, and the cost is $95/child. For more information, visit www.cpchurch.ca
The McGinn Brothers Big Game is coming to Fergus on Friday August 17. NHL Brothers and Centre Wellington boys Jamie, Tye and Brock McGinn are having a road hockey tournament to raise support for Big Brothers, Big Sisters. You might even win a spot to play in the final game with the McGinns and some of their NHL buddies. There are 4 age groups. Register your team of 8 to 12 at their website www.themcginnbrothersbiggame.com
The Guelph Humane Society reminds you to be safe around wildlife. If you see sick, injured or orphaned animals, keep a safe distance and contact the Humane Society immediately. For more information, visit guelphhumane.ca
The Door has a bin for “e-waste” recycling at their 280 St. Patrick Street West location in Fergus. You can drop off all of your electronic waste, with the exception of microwaves.
Make sure you’re on the voting list for this year’s municipal election and that your information is up to date and accurate. Just visit https://www.voterlookup.ca/
The Queen's Fancy in Elora is a depot for Pet Sweater Beds and Scarves, which will get donated to the Fearless and Happy Animal Sanctuary. For details about the beds and scarves, visit The Queen's Fancy Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/JustMeTheQueen/
Get your tickets for Big Brothers Big Sisters Centre Wellington Big Split Twenty Six 50/50 draws. The draws are done every 2nd Thursday until December 6 at 8:20 with Erin and Dave on The Grand at 101. Get your tickets at the Big Brothers Big Sisters office on the 2nd floor of the Fergus market Place, Reckless Eric's in Elora, or at Fraberts in Fergus.