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CommuniTree CONFERENCE from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Just Food Farm, Big Red Barn, 2nd floor - 2391 Pepin Court in Blackburn Hamlet. Check in and registration at 8 a.m. The Conference will include various panels, a networking break and a tour of a Community Food Forest. This is an opportunity for community members to share tree-related stories, data and projects and provide attendees with new ideas, information and resources to carry out tree-related initiatives in their communities.


HALLOWE'EN HIJINX from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum. A day of family-friendly Halloween fun at the museum! Wear your costume and explore the origins of Halloween traditions as you collect some yummy treats along the way. Complete a scavenger hunt, create your own masquerade mask and more! Cost: $19.75 per family (2 adults + children); $7.75 adults; $5.50 seniors, children and students. Children 5 and under are free.


THE GLOUCESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY will present a talk by military historian Captain Steven Dieter entitled “From Normandy to the Scheldt.” This will take place at 2 p.m. at the Beechwood National Memorial Centre, 280 Beechwood, and will include a guided tour of the National Military Cemetery for those who wish to take it. Admission is free.


ORLEANS COMMUNITY SPAGHETTI SUPPER AND SILENT AUCTION hosted by the Orléans Lions Club from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the basement of St. Joseph Church, 2757 St. Joseph Blvd. Tickets: Adults $13 ; Children under 12 $5 available at th door or in advance from members or by sending an e-mail to orleanslions@gmail.com (or call Lion Jean Paul at 613-830-7035). Tickets include spaghetti and freshly made sauce with buns, dessert, tea and coffee. Cash bar. All profits to support Camp Banting, a summer camp for kids with diabetes.

 

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CommuniTree CONFERENCE from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Just Food Farm, Big Red Barn, 2nd floor - 2391 Pepin Court in Blackburn Hamlet. Check in and registration at 8 a.m. The Conference will include various panels, a networking break and a tour of a Community Food Forest. This is an opportunity for community members to share tree-related stories, data and projects and provide attendees with new ideas, information and resources to carry out tree-related initiatives in their communities.

 

HALLOWE'EN HIJINX from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum. A day of family-friendly Halloween fun at the museum! Wear your costume and explore the origins of Halloween traditions as you collect some yummy treats along the way. Complete a scavenger hunt, create your own masquerade mask and more! Cost: $19.75 per family (2 adults + children); $7.75 adults; $5.50 seniors, children and students. Children 5 and under are free.

 

THE GLOUCESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY will present a talk by military historian Captain Steven Dieter entitled “From Normandy to the Scheldt.” This will take place at 2 p.m. at the Beechwood National Memorial Centre, 280 Beechwood, and will include a guided tour of the National Military Cemetery for those who wish to take it. Admission is free.

 

ORLEANS COMMUNITY SPAGHETTI SUPPER AND SILENT AUCTION hosted by the Orléans Lions Club from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the basement of St. Joseph Church, 2757 St. Joseph Blvd. Tickets: Adults $13 ; Children under 12 $5 available at th door or in advance from members or by sending an e-mail to orleanslions@gmail.com (or call Lion Jean Paul at 613-830-7035). Tickets include spaghetti and freshly made sauce with buns, dessert, tea and coffee. Cash bar. All profits to support Camp Banting, a summer camp for kids with diabetes.

 

UNVEILING OF THE AFGHANISTAN BATTLE HONOUR on the Cenotaph at the Orléans Legion, 800 Taylor Creek Dr. from 10:45 a.m. to 12 noon. Come and attend our all Afghan Veteran Guard of Honour. The unveiling will be done by LGEN (ret'd) Andrew Leslie and A/Commissioner (ret'd) Graham Muir RCMP and past Chief of police in Afghanistan. Service dogs are welcome. The bar will be open after the parade and complementary chili and baked beans will be served.

 

ANNUAL CHARITY AUCTION from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Good Shepherd Parish, 3092 Innes Road. Everyone is welcome. Come join the fun and get a jump on your Christmas shopping. The funds raised will be for food hampers for the needy in our community.

 

MURDER MYSTERY DESSERT PARTY 'A GHOST OF A CLUE' hosted by Orléans United Church, 1111 Orléans Blvd. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets $20 each available in the church office.

 

ST. HELEN'S CHRISTMAS BAZAAR from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Helen's Anglican Churh, 1234 Prestone Dr. Home-baking, pre-loved jewelry, attic treasures, Children's Table, Baby Table, quilts and hand knit items. Refreshments and treats served at St. Helen’s Le Café.

 

CAIRINE WILSON CRAFT FAIR from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Cairine Wilson Secondary School. This popular fundraiser features over 100 vendors selling a wide variety of crafts, holiday decor, jewellery, bath products, food items, baked goods and much more! Free childcare while you shop!

 

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Orléans United Church, 1111 Orléans Blvd. Crafts, holiday decor, jewellery, food items, baked goods and much more! FREE ADMISSION Plenty of parking.

 

Volunteers needed

MIRACLE LEAGUE OF OTTAWA – The Miracle League of Ottawa is a registered charity in the Navan area looking for volunteers to help with our weekly baseball games Anyone available on Saturdays between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. are invited to contact miracleleagueottawa@gmail.com.

Help wanted

SHUTTLE DRIVERS NEEDED – An Orléans businessman has a contract to provide shuttle service for a government department between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday. He is looking for individuals to drive the shuttle bus anywhere from one to three days a week. Interested parties should e-mail jaysanko@ww-iss.com.

General notices

RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL FOR ADULTS -- Every Wednesday @Jeanne Sauvé school, 1917 Gardenway Dr. Recreational, mixed volleyball league is recruiting members between the ages of 40 and 60. Beginners to advanced players are welcome. It’s all for fun—no judgment, no competition. Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free to start. mariefrance99@hotmail.ca.

CUMBERLAND COMMUNITY SINGERS -- Are you a fan of singing? Have you ever thought you might join a choir? Come join the Cumberland Community Singers, practicing on Tuesday evenings at the Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1325 Gaultois Ave. from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. This season starts Sept. 15th. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED, NO AUDITIONS. For more information, call Lynne Stacey at 613-824-0828.

THE BYTOWN BEAT SWEET ADELINE CHORUS invites you to come and join them Monday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Orléans United Church, 1111 Orléans Bvd. For more information call 613-837-9812.

 
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