Winter is raging on and the Quinte Region is experiencing another snowfall as I write this.
Don't let it get you down and for heaven's sake, don't go into hibernation!
There's so much to do in this beautiful area that no one should be at a loss for a fun evening out or without an informative, lively social gathering to attend.
Week of March 1st-March 8th, 2008 The Following Events Are Free or 'Donations Accepted', As Indicated:
Loyalist College is holding it's Information Night on Thursday March 6th and all future students and their parents are invited to attend. It will run from 6:30-8:30pm in the Prince Edward Collegiate Institute (PECI) lecture room at 41 Barker Street in Picton.
Future students will be able to learn about various program options, residence facilities, new careers, services for success and get a taste for student life. Bring a list of your concerns and questions.
If you'd like to know more about this informative evening call 1-888-LOYALIST, ext. 2100
Loyalist College is within minutes of Belleville's City limits and offers an excellent post-secondary education program with 93.9% of graduates finding employment within 6 months of graduation!
On March 2nd at 1pm, Mike Nickerson will be live and in person reading from his book 'Life, Money and Illusion: Living On Earth as if We Want to Stay.' at Organic Underground. Mike is a long-time environmental activist and has published three books on sustainability and environmental stewardship.
Come out and have your books signed by Mike and then stay after the reading to discuss ways we can help protect, heal and sustain our planet for the future.
There is no cost for this event and questions will be answered following his reading. For more info call 613-967-3647
Enjoy walking and would like some company? Join the walkers at Belleville Walks!
On March 1st the group will be meeting at the playground in Zwick's Park at 9am.
If you can't make it this Saturday, be sure to check out the upcoming walking dates. Interested in walking but don't want to brave the wintry weather? Belleville and Quinte Region Walks indoors with a regular schedule too!
For more info call 613-969-8385
Classic Movie Night on March 3rd at 6:30 pm will be airing 'Twelve Angry Men'.
Classic Movie Nights are held in the Safety Village (rear of the Belleville Police Station) and an informal film discussion follows with Ed Bridle (retired film studies teacher).
There is no charge for this movie night. Come on out!
For all Writers and Writers-At-Heart, the Quinte Writers Guild will be meeting at the Wharf Street Debating Club at the corner of South Front Street and St. Paul Street in Belleville at 7:30 pm, March 4th.
You're invited to bring along your stories, articles and poems to share with a friendly and lively group of writers, readers and folks who enjoy listening to a good story or poem.
The Brown Bag Lunch at the Belleville Public Library , on March 5th at noon, will feature speaker Shawn Susan Doyle.
Shawn will be giving a presentation titled "Healing Our Spirits and Re-creating Our Lives" in honour of International Women's Day.
Admission is free however seating is limited and you are encouraged to reserve by calling 613-962-1212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For some lively blues to beat those winter blues, the Bohemian Penguin (upstairs at the Penguin) will be featuring the Tim Campbell Band at The Loyal Blues Fellowship Night on March 1st.
Maddy and Larry Hope are hosting this musical evening and the doors will open at 8pm.
Donations will be accepted at the door.
Enrich your world and your life by attending one or many of these Belleville and Quinte area events!