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Library Board Meeting

 

The Rideau Lakes Public Library Board meets monthly, currently through video conferencing, and is open to the public. Please contact  Vicki Stevenson, CEO, for more information at vicki@rlpl.ca  and 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: http://www.rlpl.ca/board.html

Date :a
Thursday, May 28, 2020 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Event location :
Rideau Lakes Public Library, 2792 ON-15, Elgin, ON K0G 1E0, Canada

Live Music with John Wilberforce

 

John Wilberforce is a singer/songwriter/entertainer from the Kemptville, Ontario area. He has been playing and writing music for the last 25 years and can play a number of different instruments. John is known around the area as a bass guitarist and, as well as performing his solo acoustic show, is currently playing with the band Buckledown and a duet called The Standby Brothers.

John has played with bands such as The Campfire Boys, URBAN – a tribute to Keith Urban, The Andi G. Band, Jeff Callery & Runaway Train and has opened up for artists such as Blue Rodeo, Alannah Myles, Trooper, Colin James, Michelle Wright and many more!

John produces music in his home recording studio and does studio session work. He plays bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, drums, keyboards, ukulele and sings lead and harmony vocals.

John will perform at The Cove on Friday March 6th from 6-9pm.

 

Date :
March 6, 2020 – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Event location :
2 Bedford St.

Contact :
Website: www.johnwmusician.com

Village of Westport – March events 2020

1BINGO Doors open at 6:00pm:  Elgin Lions Hall Thursdays ; Westport Legion-Upper Rideau Branch 542 – Mondays

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BRIDGE every Tuesday at 1:00pm at the Elgin Municipal Complex.  Info 613-359-6192.

 

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Delta Legion every Friday at 7pm (Pat Philips 613-928-2712).
Elgin Municipal Complex Community Room on Mondays at noon (Doug Summers 613-359-5744)
Westport Upper Rideau Branch 542 – Thursday evenings (Joan Thompson 613-273-5613)

 

 

CHAFFEYS LOCK COMMUNITY HALL MARKET SQUARE every Sunday from late May to October.  Local craftspersons and artists.

 

8CLOGGING – at the Newboro Community Hall every Wednesday evening at 7pm and at the South Elmsley Municipal Complex (OPP Offices on Hwy 15) Thursday afternoons from 2-4pm. This is a fun way to exercise and expand your dance talents! Classes are $2 a class. Sponsored by the Newboro Recreation Committee. Cal Dorothy for details 613-272-8053.

 

 

5COMMUNITY SHOPPING BUS sponsored through the Portland Seniors Club leaves for the local shopping mall in Kingston every 2nd Tuesday of the month.  Call Vicki at 613-272-2676 to reserve your seat.  Cost $15.00 return trip.  Not just for seniors!  All ages welcome.

 

3COFFEE DROP-IN: Throughout the Township come and enjoy a bit of social fun! Bring your latest craft project, a deck of cards or just yourself.  Children are welcome.  Donations appreciated.

Delta United Church:  Monday mornings from 8am to 10:30am  (Pat Philips 613-928-2712)
Elgin Municipal Complex Community Hall:  Friday mornings from 9:30am (Linda Carr 613-272-2227)
Morton – Morton Mug:  Tuesday mornings (Linda Gamble 613-876-3884)
Newboro Community Hall:  Wednesday mornings from 10am to Noon (Joan 613-272-2393)
Portland Community Hall: Thursday mornings (Betty James 613-272-2461)
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COMMUNITY FARMERS BREAKFAST every 4th Tuesday at the Harmony Lodge in Philipsville starting at 8:00am. Sponsored by the Philipsville Masons, everyone is welcome. Contact Ross Hawkins for information 613-359-5833.

 

DELTA McMUFFIN LIGHT BREAKFAST every Saturday morning from 7:30am to 10am at Delta United Church. $5 will get you coffee with an egg & English muffin and a chance to meet your neighbours. Everyone is welcome. Call Arvin Riskie for info 613-928-2091.

 

 

COMMUNITY LUNCHES

Elgin Municipal Complex1st Friday of the month – 11:30am to 12:30pm soup and sandwiches. Pay-What-You-Can ( Linda Carr 613-272-2227)
Portland United Church:  4th Tuesday of every month – noon to 1pm (613-272-2002).

 

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SPAGHETTI DINNERS

Elgin Lions Hall:   2nd Friday of the month combines their very popular Quiz Night with the spaghetti dinner (teams of 6 start the game at 7pm)
Portland Legion: 1st Friday of every month
Westport Upper Rideau Branch 542:  3rd Friday of the month

 

 

PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP meets the last Thursday of every month at 1:30pm at Rideau Community Health Services, 2 Gould Street, Unit 118, Smiths Falls.  Contact margaux.wolfe@parkinson.ca

 

 

 

Campfire Liars Club

 

Catch Paul and his friends in an evening of impromptu jam and revelry. Buffet and Show $60 + HST…

Paul Langlois (guitarist for The Tragically Hip) is set to release his 2nd solo album, Not Guilty, on Langlois’ own independent record label, Ching Music, on November 5th, 2013.

Not Guilty was recorded in early June 2013, over a six-day period, at The Hip’s Bathouse Studio in Bath, Ontario. Bathouse engineers Aaron Holmberg and Nyles Spencer recorded and mixed the album, which was produced by Langlois. According to Langlois it was a far different experience for The Tragically Hip guitarist to record than was his first solo effort Fix This Head.

 

Date :
Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 7 to 11pm

Event location :
2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G1X0 Canada

Contact :
Website: http://www.facebook.com/The-Campfire-Liars-Club-135987849806611

Benni Vander at the Cove Inn

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Benni has been an emerging force in the Ontario music industry since finishing high school in 2012. His perfect blend of class and energy grabs attention in venues of every size. He can take endless requests, impress music aficionados with his dynamic jazz-influenced piano and guitar style, or offer something completely fresh in his contagious original music.

On top of extensive performance experience with the likes of Miss Emily, members of The Tragically Hip, Spin Doctors, The Glorious Sons, The Trews, and The Guess Who, he has worked alongside and learned from some of the country’s best songwriters – George Thoroghgood, Chilliwack, Kim Mitchell, Big Sugar, Tom Cochrane, Gowan and Randy Bachman.

Benni’s 2019 Tour brings unreleased original music and a slew of covers ranging from Elton John to Brittany Spears.

 

Date :
Friday, March 29, 2019 from 6 to 9pm

Event location :
2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G1X0 Canada

Contact :
Phone contact: 1.888.COVE.INN or visit: http://www.benvandergaast.com/

Blues on the Rideau : Dawn Tyler Watson & the Ben Racine Band

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BLUES ON THE RIDEAU @ THE COVE INN

2018/19 SEASON – our 14th year!

MONTHLY DINNER & SHOW FUNDRAISERS IN SUPPORT OF LOCAL CHARITIES FEATURING SOME OF CANADA’S BEST BLUES BANDS

From Montreal
DAWN TYLER WATSON & THE BEN RACINE BAND

Blues Music Magazine in the U.S. has called Dawn Tyler Watson “one of Canada’s true Blues treasures”. Born in England and raised in Ontario she moved to Montreal decades ago where she earned a BFA in Jazz Studies & Theatre at Concordia. Her powerful, soulful voice is also perfect for singing the Blues – which she loves as much as Jazz – and she’s won 3 Canadian Maple Blues Awards and 9 Quebec Lys Blues Awards over the years to prove it! Last year she teamed up with one of the hottest Soul/Blues/R&B groups in Quebec – the Ben Racine Band – and travelled to the famed International Blues Challenge in Memphis. They won first place beating out over 260 bands from around the world and Ben won Guitarist Of The Year – an amazing double honour. Dawn’s latest album “Jawbreaker” was nominated for the Maple Blues Award for Recording Of The Year in 2017 and she has another record coming out shorty backed once again by the Ben Racine Band. Can’t wait! Although Ben has played BOTR before this is Dawn’s first visit and we are honoured to finally have her here. What a fabulous double bill!

 

Date :
February 15, 2019 from 7 to 11pm

Event location :
The Cove
2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G1X0 Canada

Contact :
http://www.dawntylerwatson.com

www.benracineband.com

www.bluesontherideau.ca

 

Rideau Lakes Public Library presents “Movie, Arthur Christmas”!

The Rideau Lake Public Library is pleased to a movie afternoon for kids at the Elgin Municipal Complex right beside the library. South Crosby PS students grades 1 to 6 can get permission forms at the school. Admission is free and popcorn will be provided with other snacks available for a small cost. Bring your own chair to be comfy.

 

Date :
Friday, December 7, 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Event location :
Elgin Community Hall, 47 Main St, Elgin, ON K0G 1E0, Canada

Contact :
For more information contact Laura Lee at the library lauralee@rideaulakeslibrary.ca

 

Christmas at the Old Stone Mill and Hall

 

Come to Delta and take in the 100,000 festive lights. We’ll have a variety of activities in the Old Town Hall during Delta’s Celebrating the Season, Fridays and Saturdays, starting Friday November 30 and ending on Saturday December 22. We’ll be open from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

the Mill will be lit up with festive candles as part of Delta’s Celebrating the Season. Enjoy hot dogs and refreshments from our Old Stone Mill Café. We’ll also have our FESTIVE CHRISTMAS MARKET in the Old Town Hall – 4 pm to 8 pm on Friday and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday. Lower Beverley Lake Park will be lit with over 100,000 lights. Wagon rides from Delta Fair Grounds will take you to the park and back.

See the 2018 Celebrating the Season Brochure for full details.

 

Date :
December 7&8, 2018

December 21&22, 2018

Event location :
The Delta Mill Society
Box 172, Delta, Ontario K0E 1G0

Contact :
Tel: 613-928-2584 (office)
Email: info@deltamill.org

Joey Wright with Brownstone & Jenny Whiteley in concert!

Joey was one of the leading lights in the explosive bluegrass, old time and traditional country scene in Toronto in the late 90’s. Joey joined Jenny Whiteley’s band in 1999, and their first two albums (Jenny Whiteley & Hopetown) both won Juno awards for Best Roots Traditional Album.

In 2005 Joey joined Sarah Harmer’s band to record the album I’m A Mountain which earned him a gold record. In 2007 Joey collaborated with Jesse Zubot, Steve Dawson, Dan Whiteley and Joe Phillips to create his own album, Jalopy. Jalopy received a Juno nomination for Best Instrumental Album. The album Hatch followed in 2010 with 2017’s Country, Music just out.

The album explores new sounds combining pedal steel, beautiful brass, and angelic harmonies with creative textures, focused writing and inventive composition and includes Amy Millan and members of Montreal’s Stars, Evening Hymns, Christine Bougie , Aaron Comeau and Jenny Whiteley.

 

Cost: $10.

 

Date :
November 23, 2018 from 7 to 10pm

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

Contact :
Website: http://www.blackhenmusic.com/

The Cove Inn presents “The Hogtown Allstars”

BLUES ON THE RIDEAU @ THE COVE INN

2018/19 SEASON – our 14th year!

MONTHLY DINNER & SHOW FUNDRAISERS IN SUPPORT OF LOCAL CHARITIES FEATURING SOME OF CANADA’S BEST BLUES BANDS

From Toronto
THE HOGTOWN ALLSTARS

When we say this band is full of Allstars we ain’t kiddin’! 5 members from Canada’s legendary Downchild Blues Band – Chuck Jackson (vocals), Michael Fonfara (keyboards), Pat Carey (sax), Gary Kendall (bass) & Mike Fitzpatrick (drums) plus Teddy Leonard on guitar (formerly with Fathead). Both of these bands have received multiple Juno Awards over the years and all of members have either won or been nominated for an MBA in their respective instrument categories. Together they represent almost 300 years of Blues-playing experience and it shows. Led by dynamic singer/showman/front man Chuck Jackson these guys mix it up with their unique renditions of old Blues/Soul and R&B classics along with original songs. This marks The Hoggies 5th return visit to BOTR making them another one of the all time favourites of the Series. The most commonly used adjective to describe this band on the Comment Cards is “AWESOME!”

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

Call 613-273-3636 or 1-888-COVEINN or email info@coveinn.com

Cost: $65.

 

Date :
Friday, November 16, 2018 from 7 to 11pm

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

Contact :
James Doran – http://www.garykendall.com/Bluestime/THAS.htm%20www.bluesontherideau.ca

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