To email me an Event for posting, or if any information is incorrect or if a LINK is not working, contact me at: email@example.com =+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=++=+=+=+ Wednesday, December 13~ at the Cobden Legion. 5 to 7pm, Open Jam. Bring your musical instrument and your vocals, a fun session. Call Simon Tunley at 613-646-7364 for information. 7 pm Catch the Ace ticket is drawn.
Wednesday, December 13, 7 to 10pm The Beachburg Lions Club holds a Weekly Bingo in the Lion's Club Hall. Doors open at 6PM. This is a chip bingo, no dauber required. There are 15 regular games and 6 specials. The jackpot starts at 50 numbers and the numbers go up each week until a bingo is won. Jackpot prize is $250. Consolation prize is $25. Wednesday, December 13, 7pm The jackpot in the Cobden Legion's CATCH THE ACE progressive raffle lottery is now approximately TBA. There is a weekly cash prize plus a chance to win the main jackpot. A draw is made at 7pm every Wednesday evening in the Legion club room. Tickets are only $5.00 at the Legion and can be purchased daily during regular Legion hours. December 6, a ticket belonging to Jake Rozema was selected and Jake found the Ace of Spades and won $311.50 for having his ticket selected. Next draw TBA. For more information, phone 613-646-7914 or www.CobdenLegion.ca HELP SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY!!
Wednesday, December 13, 7pm CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE in St. Andrew's United Church, Westmeath. We invite everyone to join us for this evening of entertainment by local talent & to celebrate the Christmas season. A free will offering will be collected and used to support 4H Christmas outreach activities.
Wednesday, December 13, 7:30pm Every Wednesday night, play some friendly pool at the Cobden Legion. The game is 9-ball and is open to everyone. $6 / player.
Thursday onward, December 14, 15, 16. 1940's Radio Hour-the Swing Band Musical is being presented by The OHS Musical Society at Opeongo High School in the cafeteria. Come and enjoy the beautiful music and be moved by the comedic, yet poignant story of a seedy radio station trying to bolster the morale of the troops and their loved ones. Set in Christmas 1942, the musical's theme is based on war, patriotism, and love of music. Refreshments and Christmas baking will also be for sale. Admission at the door only: $10 general admission, and $5 for kids 12 and under. December 14 - 6:30 pm • December 15 - 6:30 pm • December 16 - 2 pm
Thursday, December 14, 7pm ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TEA at Caressant Care Retirement Home in Cobden. Entertainment by Rick Leben!! $10 per non-resident, RSVP • Laurie Graham, 613-646-2109 by Monday, December 11.
Thursday, December 14, 7:30pm Every Thursday night, Six Hand Open Euchre at the Cobden Legion. $3 / person. Play is open to everyone, come and enjoy a social evening.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, various times PUBLIC SKATING is availablein Whitewater Region. To see the days, times and cost to skate in Cobden, Beachburg or Westmeath, please CLICK HERE!! Phone Whitewater Region at 613-646-2282 to verify times.
Saturday, December 16, 7:30am to 10:30am BREAKFAST WITH SANTA at the Westmeath Community Hall, Adults • $8.00; Children • $5.00 Sponsored by the WDRA
Saturday, December 16, 7pm Whitewater Kings play Ottawa Canadians at the Cobden Arena. Ticket prices are as follows: Adults ~ $9, Students/Seniors ~ $7 & Children 12 and under ~ $5
Sunday, December 17, 1 to 3pm Christmas Fun for kids 12 and under. A fun Sunday, upstairs at the Cobden Legion. No charge!!! Art's, crafts and games. Have fun with your school chums!! Santa Claus will be dropping in to see the kids. Open to all children in Whitewater Region. If you can, cookies to be given to the kids can be dropped off at the Legion any time before the 17th. Thanks!!
Sunday, December 17, 1 to 4pm Children's Christmas Fun Day to be held at St. Michael's School in Douglas, sponsored by the Douglas Lions Club. For more information, please CLICK HERE
Sundays, various dates, 4 to 4:50pm Recreational Broom Ball for all ages at the Westmeath Arena. Fun for the whole family!! For more information, please CLICK HERE!!
Monday, December 18, Civinette Bingo Every Monday night at the TOWNSHIP OFFICE below council chambers in Cobden. Doors open at 6:15 PM, Bingo at 7pm Progressive Game - $200 in 22#'s Toonie Pot - $264 Jack Pot - $500 must go!! Tickets sold on wreath donated by ELENOR WAITE. Civitan will match monies to be donated to the Food Bank.
Tuesday, December 19, 12:30pm Cobden Public SchoolChristmas Concert Tuesday, December 19, 1:30 to 4pm Savvy Communications The goal of this workshop is to teach the participants to speak in such a way that others love to listen and to listen in such a way that others love to speak with them. Through exercises, theory, videos and handouts, we will cover active listening, clear and concise verbal communication, tone and body language, interrupting and written communication. Skills that are required everywhere, everyday. Drop in to Employment Networks or call 613-432-3424 to register.
Tuesday, December 19, 7pm Cobden Legion Darts, every Tuesday night. Darts are open to everyone, come for an evening of fun. $2 per night or $30 for the season. Everyone is welcome!!
Wednesday, December 20, 6:30pm Beachburg Public School will be holding their CHRISTMAS CONCERT!!
Thursday, December 21, 7 to 9pm Hospice Renfrew holds a monthly Drop-in Bereavement Support Group on the third Thursday of every month at 7:00 PM. The program provides an immediate opportunity to connect and share with others who are journeying through the wilderness of grief. This peer support group is for all losses and is facilitated by trained volunteers who have also experienced grief and loss. No pre-registration is necessary. Light refreshments will be served.
Thursday, December 21, 7pm Whitewater Kings play Athens Aeros at the Cobden Arena. Ticket prices are as follows: Adults ~ $9, Students/Seniors ~ $7 & Children 12 and under ~ $5
Friday, December 22, 4 to 7pm Chicken Wings, Fish, Chicken Strips & French Fries available in the Clubroom. Take out is available. For more information or to phone an order in for pick-up, contact the Legion at 613-646-7914. CLICK HERE for MENU
Friday, December 22, 7 to 10pm Tween Dance, Christmas Semi-Formal, Westmeath Community Centre Upstairs Hall, $5.00 per person
Saturday, December 23 ~ at the Cobden Legion Noon start • 9 Ball Singles Open Pool Tournament, $10 per person. All proceeds donated back into the community!! Call 613-646-7914 for info or to sign up. CLICK HERE to see a flyer for the event. 3pm to 6pm • Ray Stoppa 9pm to 1am • Gillan Rutz is entertaining to-night.
Saturday, December 23, 7pm Whitewater Kings play Renfrew Timberwolves at the Cobden Arena. Ticket prices are as follows: Adults ~ $9, Students/Seniors ~ $7 & Children 12 and under ~ $5
Sunday, December 24, 5 and 7pm Christmas Eve Services at Whitewater Wesleyan Community Church, 42 Cedar Haven Road, Cobden, ON
Sunday, December 24, 7pm Donít have a church home in the area? Please join us on Christmas Eve as we celebrate Godís Love shown in Jesus at St. Andrewís Presbyterian Church, Cobden, Highway 17, beside the park. ~Carols & Candles & Love~ Make worship a part of your Christmas Eve.
Sunday, December 24, 8:30pm St. Andrew's United Church in Beachburg will be holding a CANDLE LIGHT SERVICE on Christmas Eve. Everyone is welcome!!
December 27 ~ January 5, various times FreeHOLIDAY PUBLIC SKATING in Whitewater Region. CLICK HERE to see a flyer with locations and times!!
Sunday, December 31, 5:30 onwards NEW YEARíS EVE DINNER & DANCE at the Westmeath Community Hall. Appetizers at 5:30 pm • Dinner at 6:30 pm. Prime Rib, Chicken and all the trimmings $35.00/person or $65.00/couple. Featuring: Young Country For tickets contact Marie at 613-587-4436
Sunday, December 31, 8pm to 2am New Years Dance at Beachburg Hall • Music 2 Mics DJ • Light Lunch • Tickets $12.50 per person. Door Prize Draw for Advanced Tickets, call Jeff 582-3743, Leo 582-3886, Garry 587-4628
Sunday, December 31, 9pm to 1am 9pm to 1am • Dale Yuke and Dean Peever bring in the New Year!!!
Wednesday, January 3, 11:30am to 1pm First Wednesday of every month, Soup and Sandwich lunch at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Hall in Lapasse. Homemade soup, meats, buns, all the trimmings and homemade desserts, only $7 per person. Please remember, food bank collection of non-perishable items or cash. Proceeds towards ongoing projects. Come and join us!!
Wednesday, January 3, 12noon A regular Pot Luck Lunch and Games meeting of the Cobden & District Seniors Club will take place in the Community Room, lower level of the Whitewater Region Municipal Office on the Main Street in Cobden. Entrance to the building and parking is from the rear of the building. Renfrew County Paramedics will be present to carry out Wellness Assessments consisting of checking your blood pressure, blood oxygen levels, glucose levels, pulse rate and answer questions. Everyone 55 and over is welcome!!
Saturday, January 6, 7pm A Fundraiser for the Douglas St. Patrick's Parade, a Six Hand Euchre Tournament! This event will take place at the Douglas Tavern, $25 per head, includes door prizes and a light lunch. To register, contact Preston at 613-649-2378. To see a poster with much more information, CLICK HERE!!
Monday, January 8, Indoor Walking starts at Beachburg Public School! Walk the Halls, Mondays 5 to 6:30pm, Wednesdays 5 to 7pm. (cancelled snow days & school holidays!) Everyone is welcome. This is a free program arranged by WBCHC, to walk with neighbours, friends and family for fun and fellowship in a safe, warm place in the colder winter months. Drop-in anytime within these hours and walk for 5 minutes or the whole time.
Wednesday, January 17, noon to 1pm Westmeath Riverview Seniors Monthly Soup & Sandwich will be held in the Westmeath Community Hall. Delicious home made soups, breads & buns, non-processed meats, veggie platters, pickles, cheese and scrumptious home made desserts - all for $8.00 per person. Items for the local food bank are accepted. Everyone is invited! +=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=