Archive for the ‘Rideau Lakes Ontario’ Category.

Musician’s Circle

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This event is running from 19 May 2022 until 22 December 2022. It is next occurring on October 27, 2022 7:00 pm.

All musicians welcome and all genres of music (country, jazz, blues, folk, easy listening, blue grass, etc.)
There is no audience, giving musicians an opportunity to network, to learn new material and to play along with others in a relaxed setting.


Date : October 27, 2022

Event location : ABC Hall

Contact : Dave Pollard at

Howl-O-Ween Dance & Fundraiser for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind

7-Howl-O-Ween Dance & Fundraiser for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind


Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind will be hosting their Howl-O-Ween Dance, on Saturday, October 29th from 7 pm until midnight at the Smiths Falls Curling Club, in Smiths Falls. The dance is a licensed 19+ event and features a costume contest with cash prizes, thanks to the support of one of the event’s sponsors, Famous Footwear.

$300 will be awarded at the event for Best Costume and an additional $200 for Most Original Costume. Tickets to the dance include mid-evening hors d’oeuvres, and the event will also feature prizes, games and a 50/50. Tickets are $20 per person and are available for purchase, cash only, at Special Greetings, 8 Russell Street East in Smiths Falls, or through the Smiths Falls Curling Club. 

Tickets are limited and will only be sold in advance. All proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind to support their mission to provide greater freedom and mobility to all Canadians.


Date : October 29, 2022

Event location : 8 Russell St East, Smiths Falls

Contact : Those wishing to purchase tickets by credit card are asked to contact CGDB at 613-692-7777,


Library Board Meeting

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Elgin Hall and via Video Conference.

The Rideau Lakes Public Library Board meets monthly, currently in person, and is open to the public. Please contact  Vicki Stevenson, CEO, for more information at  and, if covid19 restrictions mean a return to video conferencing only, for a link to be able to join the video conference meeting via Zoom.

Board agendas are posted on the website ahead of the meeting and minutes are published after they have been approved at the following board meeting. To access the agenda and archived minutes visit:


Date : October 27 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Event location : Rideau Lakes Public Library, 26 Halladay St, Elgin, ON K0G 1E0, Canada 

Contact :

Seniors Luncheon

5-Seniors Luncheon


Monthly Luncheon and Entertainment. Sponsored by the South Crosby Friendahip Club.


Date : October 27, 2022 at 1:30 pm

Event location : Elgin Municipal Complex
47 Main St, Elgin, ON K0G 1E0

Contact : Shirley at 613-359-6312 to reserve your spot

Gentle Vinyasa Flow Yoga courses

4-Gentle Vinyasa Flow Yoga courses


This gentle vinyasa flow class is for anyone that has some yoga experience and wants to deepen their practice.  We will flow through poses that strengthen our bodies and minds while improving your flexibility and balance.  You can expect smoother transitions while engaging your muscles throughout the class, breathwork and meditations. This event is running from 26 September 2022 until 5 December 2022. It is next occurring on October 26, 2022 11:00 am. 

Yoga – With Alana Brankin

Gentle Vinyasa Flow

Mondays – 11:00 am to noon

September 26th to December 5th (except Thanksgiving Monday)

Cost: $100 for 10 weeks, Drop-in Fee $12/class

To register, please click here:


Date : October 26, 31, 2022 

Event location : Abc Hall


Chaffeys Lock DANCE OUT


Join us at this well-anticipate event to celebrate an extremely fun and busy season here at Chaffeys Lock.

Doors open at 7:30 with the first half hour dedicated to members of the popular music world who left us since our last Video Dance in 2019: Helen Reddy, Tom T Hall, Meatloaf, Johnny Nash, and Loretta Lynn. Video requests begin at 8pm. Add your request to the Chaffeyslocksrocks facebook page.

No tickets for this dance – donation at the door, and bring a plate of finger foods to share. Popcorn and lemonade provided. Bar for the adults.

Funds raised from music events help maintain and operate the Chaffeys Lock Community Hall, the Lockmaster’s House Museum, 2 historic cemeteries and the Marion Dunn Trail.


Date : October 22, 2022 at 7:30pm

Event location : 1661 Chaffey’s Lock Road, Chaffey’s Lock, ON

Contact :


Coffee Drop-in!


Come and enjoy a bit of social fun! Bring your latest craft project, a deck of cards, your family or just yourself. Donations appreciated. 


Date : Friday, October 21, 2022 from 9:30am – 11:30pm

Event location : Elgin Municipal Complex,

47 Main St, Elgin, ON
K0G 1E0

Contact : Linda Carr at 613-272-2227


Kimchi Fermentation & Food Preservation Workshop with Miss Bao Restaurant

Kimchi Fermentation & Food Preservation Workshop


by No.9: Contemporary Art & the Environment.

Kimchi Fermentation & Food Preservation Workshop with Bellen Tong from Miss Bao Restaurant in Kingston

About this event

Summary: Join us for a Fermentation and Food Preservation Workshop with the Miss Bāo crew! In this workshop we will be making Miss Bāo’s Vegan Kimchi and Szechuan Pickled Vegetables using No.9 Gardens seasonal harvests. You will learn to make your own fermented vegetables using different preservation techniques and leave with jars of preserved deliciousness with you. Come out and have fun with us! The address is 1516 Summers Road, Rideau Lakes, ON, which is about a 40 minute drive North of Kingston on Hwy 15.

About No.9 Gardens: Your registration directly supports our programs and helps us fulfill our mission of empowering youth and the general public to lead a revolution in building sustainable communities. No.9 Gardens is focused on educating people about the importance of a strong, local, resilient food system. We work with volunteers to grow fresh nutritious produce for those most in need.

No.9 Gardens is a 50-acre charitable educational facility, located north of Kingston. No.9 Gardens is situated on many traditional territories including Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee), Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-in-ah-bay), Mississauga, Algonquin, and the Wendake-Nionwentsïo nations. We are grateful to be able to offer the public these lands to live, learn, and play on.

No.9 Gardens was created to educate youth to empower and lead a revolution in building resilient communities. We act as a hands-on teaching facility and lab for the research and implementation of innovative projects and practices. We focus on low carbon communities, sustainable lifestyles, resilient local food systems and reconciliation. I urge you to check out No.9’s website for more information and updates:


Date :
August 29, 2021 from 11am to 1pm

Event location :

1516 Summers Rd, Rideau Lakes, Ontario – Rideau Lakes, ON K0E 1N0, Canada

Contact :

Borgin & Benni Live at The Cove


Borgin and Benni return to The Cove’s outdoor patio on July 16th and August 23rd from 5-8pm.

Borgin and Benni have been performing together and in their own right for the past 8 years. With influences ranging from modern pop to classic rock, motown and jazz, and a wide variety of songs in their repertoire, surprises are abundant and a fun, off-the-cuff night of entertainment is guaranteed! Follow them on social media, @generalburkie and @benni.vander to follow their adventures!


Date :
August 23, 2021 from 5 to 8pm

Event location :
2 Bedford St
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada

Contact :
(613) 273-3636 –

Head Over Heels at The Cove


Head Over Heels return to The Cove’s outdoor patio every Sunday from 5-8pm.

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Kingston’s Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called “The Original Salt Cod Cowboy”, Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on stage with the late Denny Doherty, and over the years has had lovely musical contributions on his recordings from Ken Pearson (Janis Joplin, Bruce Cockburn), Willie P Bennett, and Kate McGarrigle.

Kevin’s most recent appearances include a mainstage appearance at the 2012 Blue Skies Festival in Clarendon, hosting the 2012 edition of Liner Notes Live Songwriter Circle, 2012 Limestone City Blues Festival, opening for Alex Cuba with the Bob Robertson Trio as part of the Limewire music series in 2011, and numerous solo appearances and performances with his duo “Head over Heels” in the Kingston, Gananoque and Westport areas.

He released a new CD of LIVE material recorded October 2013 with his band and life/musical partner MISS V with whom he performs regularly her at The Cove!


Date :
August 22, 29, 2021 from 5pm to 8pm

Event location :
2 Bedford St

Contact :

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