Walford Protestant Cemetery Memorial Service and Tea Sunday, Sept. 8, 2 pm. If inclement weather service will be held at Walford Community Centre.
Blind River Horticultural Society ”Hike on the Trail”, Guided by Ernestine McLeod, Sunday, Sept 15, start at 2 p.m., Boom Camp, Club House Park Lot. , for more information call (705) 356-7397
ALZHEIMER SOCIETY SUPPORT GROUPS:
Come on out and learn more about Dementia and socialize with people who know what you are going through. Runs from September to June.
ELLIOT LAKE CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP:
Every 3rd. Tues. of the month from 1:30 – 3 p.m. at 9 Oakland Blvd. in the Oaks Centre Board room.
ELLIOT LAKE Just for YOU, Living with memory loss :
Every 4th Thurs. of the month from 1:30 – 3 p.m. at 9 Oakland Blvd. in the Oaks Centre Board room.
BLIND RIVER CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP:
Every 3rd Thurs. from 1:30 – 3 p.m. at Algoma Health Unit 9, Lawton St. For more info call Wende Diemer at 705-848-8145 or email@example.com.
BLIND RIVER PUBLIC LIBRARY SUMMER BOOK SALE:
On now throughout summer. Hard covers $1., soft covers/paperbacks $.50., kids/youth items 5/$1. Support your library!
BRPL’S HOURS OF OPERATION:
Mon – Thurs. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (New close time), Friday (no change) 10 -4:30, Sat. (no change) 10 – 1.
ADSB’s ADULT EDUCATION CENTRE:
Sept. 4 classes will resume. To register, call 705-848-1088 in Elliot Lake, 705-356-1949 in Blind River, and 705-849-1657 in Spanish. Check us out at: www.adsbadulted.com
ALGOMA PADDLERS: K.I.C.K.: (Kids into Canoeing and Kayaking) 10th Anniversary. Qualified ORCKA instructors teach paddling skills in a fun filled weekly day camp for 8-16 yr. olds throughout the summer in Elliot Lake and North Shore areas. 4 day: $180, 5 day: $215. See algomapaddlersblog.ca for dates, registration forms and info.
ELLIOT LAKE AND AREA ROD & GUN CLUB:
Every Tues. Trap Shooting: 6 p.m. – dusk and Sat. 1 – 5 p.m. Wed. Archery: 6 p.m. – Dusk.Sun. Hand Guns: 1-5 p.m. All at ELRG Clubhouse, 700 Hwy 108N. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for further details. New members always welcome.
INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT BLACK BEARS:
Please register if you wish to attend a free educational slide show about many aspects of black bear behaviour by contacting Marretta at 705-461-7796. Presented by Friends of Algoma East, Date/Time/Location will be confirmed by phone or email.
COME ON OUT AND PLAY A LITTLE SOFTBALL THIS SUMMER:
Every Tues. & Thurs. morning from 9 -11 a.m. at Parsons Field (behind the Arena). Anyone 50 to 100, men and woman. No charge. Try a little hitting, pitching and fielding and get a little exercise. Call Jim Farrell 705-848-7405 or Richard Rankin 705-578-2612.
SPANISH HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY:
Regular meeting on the first Thurs. of each month except February, March, July and August at 6:30 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall. Everyone welcome.
ADULT EDUCATION CENTRE – ALGOMA DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD:
Do you need to gain confidence with your reading, writing, math or computer skills before going to college? We can help you reach your goals! Call us at 705-848-1088 Elliot Lake, 705-849-1657 Spanish, 705-356-1949 Blind River.
CRAFT AND CHAT, KNIT AND NATTER:
Meets every second Wed. 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Call 356-7616 for info.
CARD GAMES : – Massey Northern Lites, Wednesday @ 1 p.m. upstairs at Massey Legion, $3 weekly fee for Cribbage/500.
MEALS ON WHEELS – BLIND RIVER: VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED: Become a volunteer driver and help make a significant difference in a person’s life. MONDAY/WEDNESDAY/FRIDAY (you choose what works for you)
11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
North Shore Health Network
(705) 356-2265 ext. 2455
ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BR. 561 : – Mixed darts league. Every Tuesday at 7 p.m. Spars Welcome. All welcome. Ladies darts – THURSDAYS • 6:30 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion.
TIMBER VILLAGE MUSEUM:
Open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
ELLIOT LAKE FUR HARVESTERS:
Meet every first Wednesday of the month, at the Snow Mobile Club, Hwy 108, North Industrial Park at 7 p.m.
EASTERN STAR: – First Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge.
ALGOMA HOMESCHOOLERS CO-OP:
Meet Tues. at 10:30 a.m. in the Spanish Public Library. We also welcome parents of public schoolers who are curious about homeschooling and parents with questions.
Meet Constable Phil Young, the Community Safety Officer in EL. He will be visiting the Renaissance Centre once per month to meet with members of the community. Something on your mind? No appointment needed. Call the Renaissance Centre at 705-848-9721 for dates & time.
ROTARY CLUB OF EL:
TUESDAYS • 6:30 p.m. EL Masonic Lodge. Guests are welcome.
ADSB – ADULT EDUCATION:
Upgrading, essential skills, math, English, high school credits, GED preparation, computers and more. Call us at 705-848-1088 in EL, 705-356-1949 in BR, 705-844-1657 in Spanish.
MASSEY-WALFORD HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY :
Welcomes you to their meetings on the first Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. at the Massey & Township Public Library.
Every third Fri. of each mth. Free breakfast with informative and interactive presentations. Call by 5 p.m. the day before to reserve your spot 705-848-2879 or email at email@example.com.
El WOODCARVING CLUB:
MEET EVERY WEDNESDAYS • 9 a.m.-noon at Gentle Shepherd Church, Elliot Lake. New members welcome. Yearly fee $25. Contact R. Cowdy 705-578-2150.
WIC 2017 formerly tops 5060: (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) TUESDAYS • 8:30 a.m. 100 Warsaw Place, Activity Room. Carol 705-848-5170.
Held daily throughout the North Shore. Contact PH: 705-461-3150. Online: area84aa.org
REN CENTRE BINGO:
Every Friday starts at 1 p.m. Everyone Welcome!
GRACE CHRISTIAN CHURCH:
Coffee shop, yard sale, pool room at Grace Christian Church. Tuesdays and Thursday. Lunch 11 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Yard sale 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Pool Room 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
ELLIOT LAKE QUILT GUILD:
Tues. afternoons & evenings at the Gentle Shephard Church on Ottawa, Room 207. Call Diane at 705-848-4372 for the times. New members welcome.
BLIND RIVER DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP:
Meets on the last Monday of each month • 1 p.m. Blind River United Church hall. Everyone Welcome! .For more info call 705-356-7763.
COUREURS DE BOIS OUTDOORS CLUB:
Meet at the Sears Parking lot at 10 a.m. Mon., Tues., Thurs., and Sat. to hike some of our magnificent local trails. New members welcome. Please have hiking boots, water, and a snack. For more info contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For people with memory loss. Held every Monday at Gentle Shepherd Church, 2 Ottawa Ave. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info call Carolyn at 705-848-5713.
DAUGHTERS OF THE NILE:
Third Friday of the month at 11 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge. Call Ken at 705-848-3947.
HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT COURSES: – Ongoing registration for, individualized upgrading in English, math, computers and more. Mon.- Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. EL 705-848-1088, BR 705-356-1949, Spanish 705-844-1657.
WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY SUPPORT GROUP:
Meeting held every second Wednesday of the month on the 3rd floor of the ELNOS Building. For more information contact Lisa at 705-261-1319.
PENOKEAN HILLS FIELD NATURALISTS CLUB:
Meets at the Ren Centre on the second Thursday of each month 7 to 9 p.m. from Sept. to May. Saturday walks at 10 a.m. at Sheriff Creek Sanctuary. For more info call 705-848-0461 or website at: www.phfn.wikifoundry.com .
Wednesday Night Games, 6 – 8 pm. at the party room, 1 Washington Cres. Bring your own game or use ours. Transportation available for a nominal fee. Everyone Welcome. For info. call 705-848-1711.
URBAN POLING AT BRPL:
Nordic Walking Poles available to borrow for two weeks and may be renewed. Please return to front desk not in the book drop. For more info please call the brpl at 705-356-7616.
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP – MEMORY LOSS:
Held the last Friday of every month. from 10 am until noon at 3 Ottawa Ave. Gentle Shepherd Church. Monthly meetings for those caring for someone with memory loss. Come and have a cup of coffee and conversation with other caregivers like yourself. Learn about dementia and ways you can deal with certain situations or behaviours. Everyone is welcome please call Carolyn Ross for more information at 705-848-5713.
HURON SHRINE CLUB:
Meets on the second Saturday of the month at noon. Masonic Hall.
MASONS – Second Wed of month at 7:30 p.m. at Masonic Lodge.
BLIND RIVER EMERGENCY FOOD BANK:
Thursday • 1- 4 p.m.
at Colonization Road. Drop off yard sale items or arrange for delivery Chantal 705-356-2780 or Rita 705-356-7467.