All Season Events

Here to Help
Winter is a great time in the Ottawa Valley with all the wonderful spots to visit and activities to take part in. Welcome from John Yakabuski, MPP, Renfrew- Nipissing-Pembroke. Feel free to call or drop into my office at 84 Isabella Street, Pembroke, if I can be of assistance.
Phone: 613-735-6627

PRH Employees
Are you an employee at Pembroke Regional Hospital? If so, you can qualify to be quoted on our PRH employee group plan for home and auto insurance. We know there is strength in numbers. If we can save you some money and ensure you have the right coverage, that’s a win-win!
Phone: 613-735-1046

Find Your Next Job
Looking to work in the Ottawa Valley? See all the great opportunities at! Easy to navigate with jobs listed by category and location. Follow us on Facebook to get openings in your feed.

Gems of the Mind
If you have ever wanted to write or publish a book, Gems of the Mind Writer’s Club is the place for you. We meet the last Tuesday of every month, 6:30pm-7:30pm. Pembroke Public Library boardroom.
Phone: 613-732-8844

Forward Thinking
Do you think more people should know about your business? Have you been in business 20 years and people still don’t know what all you do? That’s marketing and it’s what we do.
Phone: 613-732-7774

Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley is working diligently to build more inclusive communities. In doing that, we are encouraging local families to be part of our LifeShare program – providing a home for someone with an intellectual disability. If you think this might be a possibility for you, please contact us.
Phone: 613-735-0659

If you are looking for a different variety of potatoes to sow this year, we have choices. They come in 10lb, 50lb and 75lb bags. Call our Pembroke or Shawville locations for varieties, availability and prices. Email us at: or
Phone: 613-732-2843
Phone: 819-647-2814

St. John’s Church
If you have been thinking about going back to church, we invite you to come join us for a Sunday morning. We hold weekly worship services on Sunday morning at 10:00am with a coffee hour at the church at 11:00am. We welcome new people to attend. Meet Pastor Albert and the congregation.
605 Black Bay Road, Petawawa

Art Therapy
Art therapy uses visual images and art media to help express feelings and emotions, explore difficult issues and develop self-awareness. No art experience or talent is needed. Clients are people of all ages and backgrounds, from children to seniors. All sessions confidential. Free initial consultation. Marillyn Saffery.
Phone: 613-735-1858

Municipal Employees
Municipal employees make sure our cities and towns run smoothly. You clear our streets, manage our finances and help our businesses and residents. Johnston & Mackie would like to do something for you in return – give you a quote on our Municipal Group Insurance Plan for home and auto insurance.
Phone: 613-735-1046

101 Subscriber List
Do you know that you can have 101 Things to Do in the Valley delivered to your email every two months? And, it’s free! Just let us know you would like to be on our subscriber list. Automatic things to do in one place.

It’s Sew Fun
Wallets, yoga mat bags, totes, casual bags, purses, quilts, mugrugs, skirts and custom orders. If you’re looking for a unique gift for Mother’s Day, or a special gift for a birthday, this could be it. Contact Connie or see our ad in Health Matters magazine.
Phone: 613-639-2763

Project Runway
The Pembroke & Area Airport is raising money to repave our 5,000 foot runway and you could be a part of it! We are selling a foot of runway for $250 and its 100% tax receiptable. A great gift for an aviation enthusiast (adult or child) or if you’re looking for a way to donate to a larger community initiative.

Thank You
The Festival of Outdoor Rinks 2018 would like to say “thanks” to the many staff and volunteers who helped make this year’s event such a success. It doesn’t happen without you! See you next year: February 8-10, 2019.

Safety Check
Layman Fire & Safety reminds you that if you missed doing a check of your smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detector and fire extinguishers in the fall, do them in the winter. Be safe with working alarms and extinguishers.

Parkinson’s Support
Support groups provide an opportunity for people living with Parkinson’s and their care partners to share experiences and discover new resources for daily living. Open to people living with Parkinson’s and their care partners. Groups meet monthly in Arnprior, Pembroke, Renfrew, Smiths Falls, Perth, and Almonte. Contact Margaux Wolfe for information.
Phone: 1-800-565-3000 x. 3425