April Events

April 1, 2017
Celebration of Life Benefit Dance in memory of Miley. All proceeds go to the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog program. Miley was a therapy dog who was loved by many in the Town of Renfrew. Help us continue Miley’s work by recruiting and training more therapy dogs. $5 entry includes luncheon. Renfrew Legion.
Phone: 613-312-0165

April 8, 2017
The Renfrew County Regional Science Fair. Students from Grade 6 to 12 can register online to present their science projects for chances to win cash prizes and an all-expenses paid trip to the Canada Wide Science Fair in Regina, Saskatchewan. Registration deadline is March 31st.

April 8, 2017
50’s & 60’s Dance. 8:00pm-12:00am. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased at Kingburger, Valley Automotive, Dick Plummer Marine, and Saar’s. . Music provided by Eddy & The Stingrays.  Rankin Culture & Recreation Centre.
20 Rankin Rink Road, Pembroke
Phone: 613-732-3241

April 10, 2017
Deadline to book into 101 Things to Do in the Valley: May-June edition. Advertise an upcoming event, sale, workshop and more. $25 per listing or five listings for $100.

April 12, 2017
Grant Proposal Writing 101. Tips on the fundamentals of writing a good funding application. 6:30pm-9:30pm. Algonquin College Pembroke. $60.89/person.
Phone: 613-735-4700.

April 19, 2017
Artist Talk with Kim Hanewich. 7:00pm-8:00pm. The Barry’s Bay Railway Station. Kim will speak about her exhibition “A River Runs Through Me” which features a collection of paintings created during five months of painting on site along the Little Bonnechere River from May through September of 2011.
Phone: 613-756-5885

April 19-21, 2017
The Build Leadership Development Program is being held in Smiths Falls. A training program for beef farmers, designed to develop and improve the leadership skills of existing and potential leaders in the beef industry.

April 20, 2017
Chalk Paint 101 Workshop at the Tin Barn Market in Almonte. Learn how to use Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan. Transform your outdated furniture into pieces you will be proud to showcase in your home. Learn four different painting techniques: distressed, colour wash, smooth finish and textured. $85 + HST.
Phone: 613-801-3920

April 21, 2017
Re-Rock Your Prom! Join us for the third annual “Unmask the Night” in support of the Robbie Dean Family Counselling Centre. 8:00pm-1:00am at the Pembroke Legion. Ghost Town Cryers play. Late lunch, door prizes, and a silent auction! Tickets at the Robbie Dean Centre.
Phone: 613-629-4243

April 21-22, 2017
Renfrew Home Garden and Leisure Show. Ma-te-way Activity Centre in Renfrew. Friday 4:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm.

April 22, 2017
Sisterhood Craft Supplies Spring Craftathon. 9:00am-9:00pm. Pembroke Legion. Advance registration required. $40 includes table, prizes, goodie bag, snacks and dinner.
452 Pembroke Street West
Phone: 613-629-0029

April 22, 2017
Over 25 local crafters and vendors together just in time for Mother’s Day. Shopping to help raise money for a family whose 10-year-old son is battling brain cancer. Petawawa Legion. Search “Melissa’s Mother’s Day Craft & Vendor Show” on Facebook for details.

April 22, 2017
District 21 of the Retired Teachers of Ontario is hosting a Retirement Workshop at St. James Church Hall in Eganville. Employees interested in retiring within the next five years from the French and English Public and Catholic school boards in Renfrew County, and from Algonquin College are welcome to attend. Registration at: www.rto-ero.org

April 22, 2017
The first meeting of the Last Line First Club book club! Read the very last line (or two) of our selected book, make predictions on what may happen, then meet up to see how accurate your guesses were! Ages 15+. 3:00pm at the Pembroke Public Library.
We’re on Facebook!
Phone: 613-732-8844 ext. 2

April 26, 2017
Breakfast N’ Learn. Getting to Know your Neighbour. Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors At Home. Galilee Centre in Arnprior. Guest Speaker: Arnprior Mayor David Reid. 8:30am start. Cost: $6.50/person. Register by April 24th at Noon. Age 55+. 106 McGonigal St. W., Arnprior.
Phone: 613-623-7981

April 27, 2017
Order your Box of Possibilities! Community Living provides lunch to employees at workplaces around the Upper Ottawa Valley. This is our kick-off fundraiser for Community Living Month. Order your lunches today – we make them and deliver them to you!
Phone: 613-735-0659

April 29, 2017
Buy, Sell and Trade Day for Birds and Small Animals. M&R Feeds and Farm Supply in Pembroke. 8:30am-12:30pm. For information, contact the Pembroke store. Please bring your own cages and carriers, or you can purchase them on site from us.
Phone: 613-732-2843

April 29, 2017
“Wedding Themed” fundraising dinner for the Eganville Library. Dress as a wedding guest or anyone in the wedding party. Dinner buffet, bar, chocolate fountain, wedding cake contest, games, auction. Cocktails 5:00pm; dinner 6:00pm, dancing 9:00pm. $40 for whole night, $10 for dancing and late lunch.
Phone: 613-628-2400

April 29, 2017
International Table Top Day. Looking Glass Toys & Games in Petawawa. 10:00am-1:00am. Bring your kids to experience some great family board games. Free for families. 8:00pm-1:00am is adults only time! Candlelit boardgaming, drinks and snacks. Smart business casual dress code.
3025 Petawawa Blvd, Petawawa
Phone: 613-506-8697

April 30, 2017
It’s Canada’s 150th anniversary! The Pembroke Community Choir invites you to their spring concert of songs celebrating Canada from coast to coast to coast. 7:00pm at Calvin United Church. Tickets $15 in advance; $18 at the door; students 13 and under free. Available at: Kevin’s Flowers, Petawawa, and the Pembroke Mall office.
Phone: 613-735-6604