February Events


February 1, 2018
The 6th Annual Soup Sensations fundraising event for First Step Options Pregnancy Resource Centre. St John’s Lutheran
Church. 11:00am-2:00pm and 4:00pm-7:00pm. Enjoy some tasty soups made by local restaurants and be entertained by some local talent. There will also be a bake sale and silent auction. 357 Miller Street, Pembroke.
www.facebook.com/firststepoptions

February 2-4, 2018
Douglas Frosty Fun. Celebrating 43 years. Join us for a weekend of winter fun for all ages. Euchre tournament, men’s and women’s hockey tournament, Ry-J’s fun zone, public skating, sleigh rides and so much more! Free admission. Proceeds to Douglas Recreation Improvements.
Phone: 613-432-2885
www.admastonbromley.com

February 3, 2018
Save the date for the 1st Annual Sno-Drifters Poker Run. The clubhouse will be open with hot food and refreshments. Door prizes available.
www.facebook.com/snowcountrydistrict6
www.snowcountrysnowmobileregion.ca

February 3, 2018
It’s the Downtown Pembroke Hockey Spree on main street in Downtown Pembroke! Enter a team and vie for the Hockey-
Spree Cup while funds go to supporting a great charitable cause. Part of the City of Pembroke’s SnoSpree festivities.
www.downtownpembroke.ca
www.facebook.com/downtownpembroke

February 4, 2018
Hymn sing at the Rankin Culture & Recreation Centre. Part of the 2018 Winter Carnival. A free will offering will be taken. Light
refreshments and door prizes. 7:30pm. Public skating 7:00pm-9:00pm.
www.facebook.com/rankincentre
www.rankincentre.ca

February 6, 2018
Women’s eating Disorders anonymous group. Meeting Thursdays. 6:00pm-8:00pm in Pembroke.
ottawavalleyeda@gmail.com
www.4EDA.org

February 7-10, 2018
Save the date for the Community Bonspiel hosted by Pembroke Curling Centre. Open to members and the public. Watch Facebook for more details closer to the event.
Phone: 613-732-4113
www.facebook.com/pembrokecurlingcentre

February 8-11, 2018
Rankin Culture & Recreation Centre’s Annual Winter Carnival. Tons of activities for all ages. Adult and kids games, hymn sing night, trivia night and more! All events require a carnival button ($2). Free public skating when ice is not in use on our brand new rink! See our website for full schedule.
www.facebook.com/rankincentre
www.rankincentre.ca

February 9-11, 2018
The third annual Festival of Outdoor Rinks! Rinks participating from around the Ottawa Valley. See our website and Facebook for the full schedule. Attending the rinks is free. Come out and enjoy!
www.facebook.com/outdoorrinks
www.festivalofoutdoorrinks.com

February 9-11, 2018
Winter’s Embrace Couples Weekend at the Canadian Ecology Centre. Embrace winter with someone you love at the Canadian Ecology Centre. Package includes 2 nights’ accommodation, lunch & dinner on Saturday, breakfast on Sunday, Saturday afternoon activities & a Saturday evening campfire. Package price: $300+HST per couple. Highway 17, Mattawa.
Phone: 705-744-1715
www.canadianecology.com

February 13, 2018
Today is Canada’s Agriculture Day. It’s a time to celebrate the contribution that our farmers make to our world, our country, our province and our local communities. On behalf of M&R Feeds Micksburg, Pembroke and Shawville, our hats off to all of our local farmers.
www.mandrfeeds.com
www.agday.ca

February 13, 2018
Today is the deadline to submit your listing for the March -April Edition of 101 Things to Do in the Valley. Listings are $25 plus HST, or 5 listings for $100 plus HST. A great edition for ST. Patrick’s Day, March Break, Easter and Spring events. Edition publishes February 15.
101things@travelourbackyard.com
www.travelourbackyard.com

February 14, 2018
It’s Valentine’s Day in Downtown Pembroke! Book ahead at your favourite local eatery and take your sweetheart out for dinner. Reservations are highly recommended as our restaurants tend to book up early, though many have multiple sittings. Share the love in Downtown!
www.facebook.com/downtownpembroke
www.downtownpembroke.ca

February 16-19, 2018
Family Day Weekend at the Canadian Ecology Centre! Join us on Sunday evening for a candlelit snowshoe hike, campfire, star gazing in our observatory, and wolf howling. Weekend packages available with meals and accommodations, or just come for Sunday evening. Highway 17, Mattawa. On Facebook.
Phone: 705-744-1715
www.canadianecology.ca

February 17-19, 2018
Free Ontario Family Fishing Weekend! Canadian residents can fish Ontario waters free. There is no better time to introduce a friend to fishing!
www.ontariofamilyfishing.com

February 17, 2018
Battle on the River. 500-foot snow track. Hosted by Northeast Snowmobile Racing. 8:00am-Noon. Rolph Airstrip in Deep River. Admission: $10 adult. Free: 12 and under. For entry fee details and more information: www.facebook.com/northeast snowmobile
www.nesnowmobiledragracing.com

February 19, 2018
In the Kitchen cooking classes for kids 7+ and adults. Science of baking, the measuring tools, quantities, calculations and prepare a healthy baked goods. 5:00pm-8:00pm. $25 per pair.
Phone: 613-623-7301
www.facebook.com/nicksmithcentre

February 23, 2018
The Pontiac Chamber of Commerce 6th Annual Business Achievement Awards Gala. Pontiac Conference Centre in Fort-Coulonge, Quebec. Starting at 6:00pm.
Phone: 819-647-2312

February 27, 2018
Ladies Day at Mount Pakenham! Join us Tuesday, February 27th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm for an exclusive opportunity to enhance your skiing/boarding skills in a fun, comfortable environment! Beginner to expert, this is for you! Advance reservation required.
Phone: 613-624-5290
www.mountpakenham.com