Community Messages

Thursday, August 6
All day

Tales in a Tote!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Call the Chatham-Kent Public Library for a curated bag of books for tots or teens. Twenty titles in a tote will be available for curbside pickup in Chatham. Call 519-354-2940 to request your tote of 20 titles.        

All day

You Are Not Alone

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Chatham Kent Women's Centre would like to remind people during these uncertain times that they're here, and their doors remain open. If you or someone you know is struggling, please call their 24/7 Support Line: 519-354-6360  

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

Free Streaming Audio Books

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Looking for something fun to listen to while you work on a puzzle, craft or other home activity? Try a FREE audiobook from AudioBookCloud. Learn more about available online audiobooks from Chatham-Kent Public Library at: https://www.chatham-kent.ca/…/usin…/digital-library-services

All day

Do You Work with Children?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

If you work with children, consider getting tested for COVID-19. Visit your nearest assessment centre or contact your primary care provider or Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 for information.

All day

Take Out Thursday's

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Beginning June 18th and each Thursday thereafter the Active Lifestyle Centre will be having “Take Out Thursday’s” for their Seniors. Select your menu option and call in your order in advance. (519) 352 5633.    

All day

Chatham-Kent Hospice Needs Your Help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Hey ckont farmers! Chatham-Kent Hospice needs your help to win $2,500 from the Canada's Farmers Grow Communities fund. Please take a few minutes to submit an application on their behalf. Visit https://canadasfarmers.ca/ for more info or to apply

All day

Canada United

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Canada United™ is a movement that brings fellow Canadians together to show their support for local businesses. Essential to our economy and communities, these businesses need our help now more than ever. So, join the movement and show local some love. Buy local, and spread the word. #CanadaUnited Learn more at GoCanadaUnited.ca  

All day

Igniting Healthcare 50/50 FUNdraiser

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Igniting Healthcare 50/50 FUNdraiser is back with a guaranteed prize of $10,000! Draw date is August 26th. Visit www.ignite5050.ca to buy your tickets today!  

All day

You Are Not Alone

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

During these uncertain times the Chatham Kent Women's Centre would like you to know they're here for you, and their doors remain open. If you or someone you know is struggling, please call their 24/7 Support Line: 519-354-6360  

All day

Transitioning Families

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Transitioning Families group is starting virtually Mid-August! This group is for parents/guardians of trans* youth. To find out more or to register please email sarmstrong@aidswindsor.org.

All day

Distance Matters. Protect Others.

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

As some businesses and workplaces begin to reopen, stay two metres from others. We all have a part to play to protect each other from COVID-19.  

All day

Face Coverings and Face Masks

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The best way to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is by staying home and avoiding close contact with others outside of your household. It is recommended that you use a face covering (non-medical mask such as a cloth mask) to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 when physical distancing and keeping two-metres’ distance from others may be challenging or not possible.      

All day

Rotary TV Bingo Community Appreciation Night, August 11th

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Hey Chatham, Ontario. Our Cogeco - Ontario Community Relations team and the Rotary Club of Chatham want to thank you for being an awesome community during these interesting times. We have some awesome prizes to give away on the August 11th broadcast on Yourtv Chatham including 150 bingo cards, bingo dabbers and much more to some lucky winners. Visit YourTV Chatham facebook page from Aug4th-10th to find out how you can get your hands on two free Bingo cards.   

Friday, August 7
All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

Rotary TV Bingo Community Appreciation Night, August 11th

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Hey Chatham, Ontario. Our Cogeco - Ontario Community Relations team and the Rotary Club of Chatham want to thank you for being an awesome community during these interesting times. We have some awesome prizes to give away on the August 11th broadcast on Yourtv Chatham including 150 bingo cards, bingo dabbers and much more to some lucky winners. Visit YourTV Chatham facebook page from Aug4th-10th to find out how you can get your hands on two free Bingo cards.   

All day

Transitioning Families

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Transitioning Families group is starting virtually Mid-August! This group is for parents/guardians of trans* youth. To find out more or to register please email sarmstrong@aidswindsor.org.

All day

Introducing CKRec Plugs In!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CKRecreation is going virtual! Introducing CKRec Plugs In, their online virtual recreation hub! They’ve launched a new resource centre that’s filled with great ideas for all ages to spend time while at home. Looking for ways to stay active with your family? They’ve got it. Maybe you’re looking to tackle a DIY project? They’ve got that, too. Visit CKRec Plugs In at www.chatham-kent.ca/virtualrec

All day

CERB Benefits Extension

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CERB has been extended for 8 weeks for workers who: - stopped working due to Covid-19 or - are eligible for EI sick or regular benefits or - have exhausted EI benefits between Dec 2019 and Oct 2020 Please visit www.canada.ca for more information on this extension.

Saturday, August 8
All day

Dial 211 for Information on Services Available to Help

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

If you need help NOW - don't wait. Dial 211 to get information on services available right here in CKont  Call 211 to learn about utility assistance programs, eligibility requirements, how to apply and other supports that might be able to help you through hard times. This week the Ontario government announced more support for those struggling to pay their energy bills in the coming months as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. More money is being provided for the COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP). See news release for more details.

All day

Testing for COVID19

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Testing for COVID19 is available to Ontario farmers and their employees for free and a Health Card isn’t required to get tested. Testing is also available even if you don’t have any symptoms. For more info, visit covid-19.ontario.ca

All day

Rotary TV Bingo Community Appreciation Night, August 11th

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Hey Chatham, Ontario. Our Cogeco - Ontario Community Relations team and the Rotary Club of Chatham want to thank you for being an awesome community during these interesting times. We have some awesome prizes to give away on the August 11th broadcast on Yourtv Chatham including 150 bingo cards, bingo dabbers and much more to some lucky winners. Visit YourTV Chatham facebook page from Aug4th-10th to find out how you can get your hands on two free Bingo cards.   

All day

CKTransit is asking riders to wear a facial covering

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect yourself and others when riding CKTransit. Where physical distancing is not possible, please wear a face covering.  

All day

Employers are still hiring!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Employers are still hiring! Visit the Chatham-Kent Job Board at https://www.chatham-kent.ca/community-services/jobs/community-jobs-board for a list of current opportunities!! If you need help with a resume, please call the Employment Resource Centre at 519-436-1123

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

CK Animal Rescue needs your help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Currently they have 10 kittens and one mom waiting for vetting, and a few seniors that need monthly medications. They also have three dogs who are waiting to be spayed/neutered since before the pandemic. They are asking if anyone can spare a few dollars, please think of donating it to them. Please send etransfers to chathamkentanimalrescue@gmail.com. Or cheques can be mailed to 270 Inshes Ave, Chatham N7M 2Z7.  

Sunday, August 9
All day

Rotary TV Bingo Community Appreciation Night, August 11th

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Hey Chatham, Ontario. Our Cogeco - Ontario Community Relations team and the Rotary Club of Chatham want to thank you for being an awesome community during these interesting times. We have some awesome prizes to give away on the August 11th broadcast on Yourtv Chatham including 150 bingo cards, bingo dabbers and much more to some lucky winners. Visit YourTV Chatham facebook page from Aug4th-10th to find out how you can get your hands on two free Bingo cards.   

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

Monday, August 10
All day

ACCESS Open Minds CK

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

ACCESS Open Minds CK is all about improving access to and quality of youth mental health care. Their Peer and Family Navigators are always here for you. Call 519-437-6329 or email info@accessopenmindsck.ca to get connected today!

All day

COVID-19 Fraud & Scams

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Since the Government of Canada launched the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), it has become the subject of a number of scams. Read more below. COVID related scams continue... please protect yourself by being aware of them.      

All day

Introducing CKRec Plugs In!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CKRecreation is going virtual! Introducing CKRec Plugs In, their online virtual recreation hub! They’ve launched a new resource centre that’s filled with great ideas for all ages to spend time while at home. Looking for ways to stay active with your family? They’ve got it. Maybe you’re looking to tackle a DIY project? They’ve got that, too. Visit CKRec Plugs In at www.chatham-kent.ca/virtualrec

All day

The 9PM Routine

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Chatham-Kent Police Service remind us to always be diligent. The best way is to start a routine. Don't let thieves take what's important to you. Be part of the #9PMRoutine Lock It. Hide It. Keep It. If you see or hear anything suspicious, please call them at 519-352-1234 x9. Chatham-Kent Crime Stoppers  

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

Rotary TV Bingo Community Appreciation Night, August 11th

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Hey Chatham, Ontario. Our Cogeco - Ontario Community Relations team and the Rotary Club of Chatham want to thank you for being an awesome community during these interesting times. We have some awesome prizes to give away on the August 11th broadcast on Yourtv Chatham including 150 bingo cards, bingo dabbers and much more to some lucky winners. Visit YourTV Chatham facebook page from Aug4th-10th to find out how you can get your hands on two free Bingo cards.   

All day

CERB Benefits Extension

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CERB has been extended for 8 weeks for workers who: - stopped working due to Covid-19 or - are eligible for EI sick or regular benefits or - have exhausted EI benefits between Dec 2019 and Oct 2020 Please visit www.canada.ca for more information on this extension.

Tuesday, August 11
All day

2020 Summer Reading Club

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CKPL presents the TD Summer Reading Club, Game On! Sign up and participate online at https://libraryaware.com/225JPB Read, complete missions, earn digital badges and play games! This summer, let’s read together and cheer each other on as we achieve our personal best. This reading program is designed for kids age 5 to 12 to encourage life-long reading habits. Once you've earned enough points you'll receive a completion certificate you can print and share!

All day

ONTARIO 211

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Find help now. If you need assistance finding food, financial and mental health supports or knowing what government programs are available to you, operators are standing by 24/7 to point you in the right direction. Dial 2-1-1.

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

Heading to the Beach?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Make sure to check out COVID-19 safety precautions before heading out: https://ckphu.com/2020/06/beaches-in-chatham-kent/    

All day

COVID 19 Boating Tips

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Many of you enjoy boating around Chatham-Kent: it's a fun activity to do  In addition to wearing a personal flotation device and abiding by boating regulations from Transport and Infrastructure in Canada, please ensure you: - Maintain 2 metres of distance between you and people outside your social circle - Avoid large gatherings - Wash/sanitize your hands Most importantly, stay home if you are feeling sick! Learn more tips on how to stop the spread of COVID-19 on the CK Public Health website: https://bit.ly/384STPF    

All day

Rotary TV Bingo Community Appreciation Night, August 11th

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Hey Chatham, Ontario. Our Cogeco - Ontario Community Relations team and the Rotary Club of Chatham want to thank you for being an awesome community during these interesting times. We have some awesome prizes to give away on the August 11th broadcast on Yourtv Chatham including 150 bingo cards, bingo dabbers and much more to some lucky winners. Visit YourTV Chatham facebook page from Aug4th-10th to find out how you can get your hands on two free Bingo cards.   

All day

CK Animal Rescue needs your help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Currently they have 10 kittens and one mom waiting for vetting, and a few seniors that need monthly medications. They also have three dogs who are waiting to be spayed/neutered since before the pandemic. They are asking if anyone can spare a few dollars, please think of donating it to them. Please send etransfers to chathamkentanimalrescue@gmail.com. Or cheques can be mailed to 270 Inshes Ave, Chatham N7M 2Z7.  

All day

Summer Employment Program Youth Job Connection

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

If you are an unemployed young person or a student, St. Clair College Employment Centre offers several programs that can help build your skills and find a job - regardless of your circumstance or background. Please call 519-628-5269 to see what program is right for you!!

All day

Wallaceburg Retirement Residence Open for Visitors!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Wallaceburg Retirement Residence is now open for visitors! Here's what you need to know before going. Prior to your visit you need to: Get tested for COVID19, Bring a mask, call to schedule visit, sign in and be screened. Call 519-627-0719 for more details  

All day

Did your child miss his health check?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Missed your child’s well-child visit recently? Call your health provider to keep them on track with their immunizations. Health providers have protocols in place for safe well-child visits    

All day

Body Language in the Park!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Body Language in the Park: physically distant outdoor classes 𝚆𝚎𝚎𝚔𝚕𝚢 𝚂𝚌𝚑𝚎𝚍𝚞𝚕𝚎 𝚆𝚎𝚍 — 𝙾𝟼:𝟹𝙾 𝚙𝚖, 𝙺𝚒𝚗𝚐𝚜𝚝𝚘𝚗 𝙿𝚊𝚛𝚔 𝚃𝚑𝚞 — 𝟷𝟷:𝙾𝙾 𝚊𝚖, 𝙼𝚞𝚍 𝙲𝚛𝚎𝚎𝚔 𝙿𝚊𝚝𝚑 𝚂𝚊𝚝 — 𝙾𝟿:𝟹𝙾 𝚊𝚖, 𝙲𝚒𝚟𝚒𝚌 𝙲𝚎𝚗𝚝𝚛𝚎 𝙿𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚘 You must preregister for these classes ahead of time at www.BodyLanguageCK.com/in-the-park More pop-up classes across CK to be announced soon  

Wednesday, August 12
All day

Tips to Reduce Anxiety, Stress and Worry During COVID-19

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Practice mindfulness, meditation or yoga to help you stay grounded and focused when you begin to feel stress and worry in your body, like shortness of breath and tightening in the chest. Visit CMHA Ontario's website for additional tips on how to support your mental health during COVID19: https://buff.ly/3e11AvX    

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

Testing for COVID19

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Testing for COVID19 is available to Ontario farmers and their employees for free and a Health Card isn’t required to get tested. Testing is also available even if you don’t have any symptoms. For more info, visit covid-19.ontario.ca

All day

Employers are still hiring!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Employers are still hiring! Visit the Chatham-Kent Job Board at https://www.chatham-kent.ca/community-services/jobs/community-jobs-board for a list of current opportunities!! If you need help with a resume, please call the Employment Resource Centre at 519-436-1123

All day

CKTransit is asking riders to wear a facial covering

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect yourself and others when riding CKTransit. Where physical distancing is not possible, please wear a face covering.  

Thursday, August 13
All day

You Are Not Alone

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Chatham Kent Women's Centre would like to remind people during these uncertain times that they're here, and their doors remain open. If you or someone you know is struggling, please call their 24/7 Support Line: 519-354-6360  

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

Transitioning Families

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Transitioning Families group is starting virtually Mid-August! This group is for parents/guardians of trans* youth. To find out more or to register please email sarmstrong@aidswindsor.org.

All day

Face Coverings and Face Masks

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The best way to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is by staying home and avoiding close contact with others outside of your household. It is recommended that you use a face covering (non-medical mask such as a cloth mask) to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 when physical distancing and keeping two-metres’ distance from others may be challenging or not possible.      

All day

Tales in a Tote!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Call the Chatham-Kent Public Library for a curated bag of books for tots or teens. Twenty titles in a tote will be available for curbside pickup in Chatham. Call 519-354-2940 to request your tote of 20 titles.        

All day

Free Streaming Audio Books

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Looking for something fun to listen to while you work on a puzzle, craft or other home activity? Try a FREE audiobook from AudioBookCloud. Learn more about available online audiobooks from Chatham-Kent Public Library at: https://www.chatham-kent.ca/…/usin…/digital-library-services

All day

You Are Not Alone

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

During these uncertain times the Chatham Kent Women's Centre would like you to know they're here for you, and their doors remain open. If you or someone you know is struggling, please call their 24/7 Support Line: 519-354-6360  

All day

Do You Work with Children?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

If you work with children, consider getting tested for COVID-19. Visit your nearest assessment centre or contact your primary care provider or Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 for information.

All day

CERB Benefits Extension

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CERB has been extended for 8 weeks for workers who: - stopped working due to Covid-19 or - are eligible for EI sick or regular benefits or - have exhausted EI benefits between Dec 2019 and Oct 2020 Please visit www.canada.ca for more information on this extension.

All day

Take Out Thursday's

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Beginning June 18th and each Thursday thereafter the Active Lifestyle Centre will be having “Take Out Thursday’s” for their Seniors. Select your menu option and call in your order in advance. (519) 352 5633.    

All day

Chatham-Kent Hospice Needs Your Help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Hey ckont farmers! Chatham-Kent Hospice needs your help to win $2,500 from the Canada's Farmers Grow Communities fund. Please take a few minutes to submit an application on their behalf. Visit https://canadasfarmers.ca/ for more info or to apply

All day

Igniting Healthcare 50/50 FUNdraiser

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Igniting Healthcare 50/50 FUNdraiser is back with a guaranteed prize of $10,000! Draw date is August 26th. Visit www.ignite5050.ca to buy your tickets today!  

All day

Distance Matters. Protect Others.

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

As some businesses and workplaces begin to reopen, stay two metres from others. We all have a part to play to protect each other from COVID-19.  

All day

Introducing CKRec Plugs In!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CKRecreation is going virtual! Introducing CKRec Plugs In, their online virtual recreation hub! They’ve launched a new resource centre that’s filled with great ideas for all ages to spend time while at home. Looking for ways to stay active with your family? They’ve got it. Maybe you’re looking to tackle a DIY project? They’ve got that, too. Visit CKRec Plugs In at www.chatham-kent.ca/virtualrec

All day

Canada United

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Canada United™ is a movement that brings fellow Canadians together to show their support for local businesses. Essential to our economy and communities, these businesses need our help now more than ever. So, join the movement and show local some love. Buy local, and spread the word. #CanadaUnited Learn more at GoCanadaUnited.ca  

Friday, August 14
All day

CK Animal Rescue needs your help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Currently they have 10 kittens and one mom waiting for vetting, and a few seniors that need monthly medications. They also have three dogs who are waiting to be spayed/neutered since before the pandemic. They are asking if anyone can spare a few dollars, please think of donating it to them. Please send etransfers to chathamkentanimalrescue@gmail.com. Or cheques can be mailed to 270 Inshes Ave, Chatham N7M 2Z7.  

All day

Transitioning Families

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Transitioning Families group is starting virtually Mid-August! This group is for parents/guardians of trans* youth. To find out more or to register please email sarmstrong@aidswindsor.org.

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

Saturday, August 15
All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

08:00 AM

W'Burg Farmers Market Aug 15!

08:00 AM — 12:00 PM

The next W'Burg Farmers Market Aug 15! Find all the best local produce, breads, honey, flowers, maple syrup, soaps and more. . Time: 8 -12 pm Place: the downtown municipal parking lot D (old liquidation world) . Some vendors are now accepting Debit and credit, all accept cash. please try to bring small change to reduce the times money changes hands . Masks are recommended but not required. Hand sanitizer is provided at the single entrance along James street. Please follow the arrows and maintain a 2 meter distance from fellow market attendees and vendors . Markets happen every other Saturday till October 10th!    

09:00 AM

Discover Art Blenheim

09:00 AM — 04:00 PM

Discover Art Blenheim presented by Talbot Trail Place is the New Art in the Park. Artists and Crafters will be located all through out Blenheim, Ontario. Pick up maps of the locations at Talbot Trail Place park between the hours of am to 2pm on August 15th. You will also be given a passport for which you collect stamps from the artists and crafters. You bring this back to Talbot Trail Place, no later than 3:30 pm and give to one of the park staff. It gets checked for the minimum of 20 stamps and you are given a ballot for a draw of $100 cash which will be done at 4pm. Public washrooms and food trucks will be available at Talbot Trail Place. At all locations, social distancing and best safe practices will be in place.    

Sunday, August 16
All day

Introducing CKRec Plugs In!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CKRecreation is going virtual! Introducing CKRec Plugs In, their online virtual recreation hub! They’ve launched a new resource centre that’s filled with great ideas for all ages to spend time while at home. Looking for ways to stay active with your family? They’ve got it. Maybe you’re looking to tackle a DIY project? They’ve got that, too. Visit CKRec Plugs In at www.chatham-kent.ca/virtualrec

All day

CERB Benefits Extension

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CERB has been extended for 8 weeks for workers who: - stopped working due to Covid-19 or - are eligible for EI sick or regular benefits or - have exhausted EI benefits between Dec 2019 and Oct 2020 Please visit www.canada.ca for more information on this extension.

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

CKTransit is asking riders to wear a facial covering

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect yourself and others when riding CKTransit. Where physical distancing is not possible, please wear a face covering.  

All day

Testing for COVID19

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Testing for COVID19 is available to Ontario farmers and their employees for free and a Health Card isn’t required to get tested. Testing is also available even if you don’t have any symptoms. For more info, visit covid-19.ontario.ca

All day

Employers are still hiring!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Employers are still hiring! Visit the Chatham-Kent Job Board at https://www.chatham-kent.ca/community-services/jobs/community-jobs-board for a list of current opportunities!! If you need help with a resume, please call the Employment Resource Centre at 519-436-1123

Monday, August 17
All day

CK Animal Rescue needs your help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Currently they have 10 kittens and one mom waiting for vetting, and a few seniors that need monthly medications. They also have three dogs who are waiting to be spayed/neutered since before the pandemic. They are asking if anyone can spare a few dollars, please think of donating it to them. Please send etransfers to chathamkentanimalrescue@gmail.com. Or cheques can be mailed to 270 Inshes Ave, Chatham N7M 2Z7.  

All day

The 9PM Routine

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Chatham-Kent Police Service remind us to always be diligent. The best way is to start a routine. Don't let thieves take what's important to you. Be part of the #9PMRoutine Lock It. Hide It. Keep It. If you see or hear anything suspicious, please call them at 519-352-1234 x9. Chatham-Kent Crime Stoppers  

All day

COVID-19 Fraud & Scams

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Since the Government of Canada launched the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), it has become the subject of a number of scams. Read more below. COVID related scams continue... please protect yourself by being aware of them.      

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

ACCESS Open Minds CK

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

ACCESS Open Minds CK is all about improving access to and quality of youth mental health care. Their Peer and Family Navigators are always here for you. Call 519-437-6329 or email info@accessopenmindsck.ca to get connected today!

Tuesday, August 18
All day

Body Language in the Park!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Body Language in the Park: physically distant outdoor classes 𝚆𝚎𝚎𝚔𝚕𝚢 𝚂𝚌𝚑𝚎𝚍𝚞𝚕𝚎 𝚆𝚎𝚍 — 𝙾𝟼:𝟹𝙾 𝚙𝚖, 𝙺𝚒𝚗𝚐𝚜𝚝𝚘𝚗 𝙿𝚊𝚛𝚔 𝚃𝚑𝚞 — 𝟷𝟷:𝙾𝙾 𝚊𝚖, 𝙼𝚞𝚍 𝙲𝚛𝚎𝚎𝚔 𝙿𝚊𝚝𝚑 𝚂𝚊𝚝 — 𝙾𝟿:𝟹𝙾 𝚊𝚖, 𝙲𝚒𝚟𝚒𝚌 𝙲𝚎𝚗𝚝𝚛𝚎 𝙿𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚘 You must preregister for these classes ahead of time at www.BodyLanguageCK.com/in-the-park More pop-up classes across CK to be announced soon  

All day

2020 Summer Reading Club

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CKPL presents the TD Summer Reading Club, Game On! Sign up and participate online at https://libraryaware.com/225JPB Read, complete missions, earn digital badges and play games! This summer, let’s read together and cheer each other on as we achieve our personal best. This reading program is designed for kids age 5 to 12 to encourage life-long reading habits. Once you've earned enough points you'll receive a completion certificate you can print and share!

All day

Wallaceburg Retirement Residence Open for Visitors!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Wallaceburg Retirement Residence is now open for visitors! Here's what you need to know before going. Prior to your visit you need to: Get tested for COVID19, Bring a mask, call to schedule visit, sign in and be screened. Call 519-627-0719 for more details  

All day

COVID 19 Boating Tips

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Many of you enjoy boating around Chatham-Kent: it's a fun activity to do  In addition to wearing a personal flotation device and abiding by boating regulations from Transport and Infrastructure in Canada, please ensure you: - Maintain 2 metres of distance between you and people outside your social circle - Avoid large gatherings - Wash/sanitize your hands Most importantly, stay home if you are feeling sick! Learn more tips on how to stop the spread of COVID-19 on the CK Public Health website: https://bit.ly/384STPF    

All day

Did your child miss his health check?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Missed your child’s well-child visit recently? Call your health provider to keep them on track with their immunizations. Health providers have protocols in place for safe well-child visits    

All day

ONTARIO 211

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Find help now. If you need assistance finding food, financial and mental health supports or knowing what government programs are available to you, operators are standing by 24/7 to point you in the right direction. Dial 2-1-1.

All day

Heading to the Beach?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Make sure to check out COVID-19 safety precautions before heading out: https://ckphu.com/2020/06/beaches-in-chatham-kent/    

All day

Summer Employment Program Youth Job Connection

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

If you are an unemployed young person or a student, St. Clair College Employment Centre offers several programs that can help build your skills and find a job - regardless of your circumstance or background. Please call 519-628-5269 to see what program is right for you!!

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

01:00 PM

DONATE BLOOD! YMCA of Chatham Kent

01:00 PM — 07:00 PM

As hospitals resume procedures that were put on hold during COVID-19, we are adding more blood donation appointments to meet patient needs. Now, more than ever, we need blood donors to help fill every available appointment this summer. We can only accept appointments only at this time.  Please book at blood.ca, download the GiveBlood App or call us at 1-888-236-6283. Your donation matters!

Location/Venue Name
YMCA of Chatham Kent

  • 101 Courthouse Lane, Chatham, N7L 0B5
Wednesday, August 19
All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

Introducing CKRec Plugs In!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CKRecreation is going virtual! Introducing CKRec Plugs In, their online virtual recreation hub! They’ve launched a new resource centre that’s filled with great ideas for all ages to spend time while at home. Looking for ways to stay active with your family? They’ve got it. Maybe you’re looking to tackle a DIY project? They’ve got that, too. Visit CKRec Plugs In at www.chatham-kent.ca/virtualrec

All day

Tips to Reduce Anxiety, Stress and Worry During COVID-19

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Practice mindfulness, meditation or yoga to help you stay grounded and focused when you begin to feel stress and worry in your body, like shortness of breath and tightening in the chest. Visit CMHA Ontario's website for additional tips on how to support your mental health during COVID19: https://buff.ly/3e11AvX    

All day

CERB Benefits Extension

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CERB has been extended for 8 weeks for workers who: - stopped working due to Covid-19 or - are eligible for EI sick or regular benefits or - have exhausted EI benefits between Dec 2019 and Oct 2020 Please visit www.canada.ca for more information on this extension.

Thursday, August 20
All day

CKTransit is asking riders to wear a facial covering

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect yourself and others when riding CKTransit. Where physical distancing is not possible, please wear a face covering.  

All day

Distance Matters. Protect Others.

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

As some businesses and workplaces begin to reopen, stay two metres from others. We all have a part to play to protect each other from COVID-19.  

All day

Face Coverings and Face Masks

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The best way to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is by staying home and avoiding close contact with others outside of your household. It is recommended that you use a face covering (non-medical mask such as a cloth mask) to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 when physical distancing and keeping two-metres’ distance from others may be challenging or not possible.      

All day

Chatham-Kent Hospice Needs Your Help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Hey ckont farmers! Chatham-Kent Hospice needs your help to win $2,500 from the Canada's Farmers Grow Communities fund. Please take a few minutes to submit an application on their behalf. Visit https://canadasfarmers.ca/ for more info or to apply

All day

Igniting Healthcare 50/50 FUNdraiser

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Igniting Healthcare 50/50 FUNdraiser is back with a guaranteed prize of $10,000! Draw date is August 26th. Visit www.ignite5050.ca to buy your tickets today!  

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

Employers are still hiring!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Employers are still hiring! Visit the Chatham-Kent Job Board at https://www.chatham-kent.ca/community-services/jobs/community-jobs-board for a list of current opportunities!! If you need help with a resume, please call the Employment Resource Centre at 519-436-1123

All day

Testing for COVID19

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Testing for COVID19 is available to Ontario farmers and their employees for free and a Health Card isn’t required to get tested. Testing is also available even if you don’t have any symptoms. For more info, visit covid-19.ontario.ca

All day

Take Out Thursday's

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Beginning June 18th and each Thursday thereafter the Active Lifestyle Centre will be having “Take Out Thursday’s” for their Seniors. Select your menu option and call in your order in advance. (519) 352 5633.    

All day

Do You Work with Children?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

If you work with children, consider getting tested for COVID-19. Visit your nearest assessment centre or contact your primary care provider or Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 for information.

All day

CK Animal Rescue needs your help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Currently they have 10 kittens and one mom waiting for vetting, and a few seniors that need monthly medications. They also have three dogs who are waiting to be spayed/neutered since before the pandemic. They are asking if anyone can spare a few dollars, please think of donating it to them. Please send etransfers to chathamkentanimalrescue@gmail.com. Or cheques can be mailed to 270 Inshes Ave, Chatham N7M 2Z7.  

All day

Tales in a Tote!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Call the Chatham-Kent Public Library for a curated bag of books for tots or teens. Twenty titles in a tote will be available for curbside pickup in Chatham. Call 519-354-2940 to request your tote of 20 titles.        

All day

You Are Not Alone

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

During these uncertain times the Chatham Kent Women's Centre would like you to know they're here for you, and their doors remain open. If you or someone you know is struggling, please call their 24/7 Support Line: 519-354-6360  

All day

Free Streaming Audio Books

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Looking for something fun to listen to while you work on a puzzle, craft or other home activity? Try a FREE audiobook from AudioBookCloud. Learn more about available online audiobooks from Chatham-Kent Public Library at: https://www.chatham-kent.ca/…/usin…/digital-library-services

All day

Canada United

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Canada United™ is a movement that brings fellow Canadians together to show their support for local businesses. Essential to our economy and communities, these businesses need our help now more than ever. So, join the movement and show local some love. Buy local, and spread the word. #CanadaUnited Learn more at GoCanadaUnited.ca  

Friday, August 21
All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

Saturday, August 22
All day

Introducing CKRec Plugs In!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CKRecreation is going virtual! Introducing CKRec Plugs In, their online virtual recreation hub! They’ve launched a new resource centre that’s filled with great ideas for all ages to spend time while at home. Looking for ways to stay active with your family? They’ve got it. Maybe you’re looking to tackle a DIY project? They’ve got that, too. Visit CKRec Plugs In at www.chatham-kent.ca/virtualrec

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

CERB Benefits Extension

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CERB has been extended for 8 weeks for workers who: - stopped working due to Covid-19 or - are eligible for EI sick or regular benefits or - have exhausted EI benefits between Dec 2019 and Oct 2020 Please visit www.canada.ca for more information on this extension.

09:00 AM

DONATE BLOOD! YMCA of Chatham Kent

09:00 AM — 01:00 PM

As hospitals resume procedures that were put on hold during COVID-19, we are adding more blood donation appointments to meet patient needs. Now, more than ever, we need blood donors to help fill every available appointment this summer. We can only accept appointments only at this time.  Please book at blood.ca, download the GiveBlood App or call us at 1-888-236-6283. Your donation matters!

Location/Venue Name
YMCA of Chatham Kent

  • 101 Courthouse Lane, Chatham, N7L 0B5
01:00 PM

Rib & Chicken BBQ Fundraiser

01:00 PM — 04:00 PM

FREEhelpck and Voice of Triumph are doing a “Rib and Chicken Dinner” Fundraiser on Saturday August 22nd from 1pm-4pm. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance. You can purchase tickets from FreeHelpCK or Voice of Triumph 226-229-13333 Etransfer is available freehelpck@gmail.com Password. Ribs And ticket can be picked up day of meal Ticket options... Ribs & Chicken $25 Only Ribs $20 Only Chicken $15 Each meal includes baked potato, baked beans, cookie and drink.

Sunday, August 23
All day

CK Animal Rescue needs your help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Currently they have 10 kittens and one mom waiting for vetting, and a few seniors that need monthly medications. They also have three dogs who are waiting to be spayed/neutered since before the pandemic. They are asking if anyone can spare a few dollars, please think of donating it to them. Please send etransfers to chathamkentanimalrescue@gmail.com. Or cheques can be mailed to 270 Inshes Ave, Chatham N7M 2Z7.  

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

Monday, August 24
All day

Testing for COVID19

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Testing for COVID19 is available to Ontario farmers and their employees for free and a Health Card isn’t required to get tested. Testing is also available even if you don’t have any symptoms. For more info, visit covid-19.ontario.ca

All day

CKTransit is asking riders to wear a facial covering

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Protect yourself and others when riding CKTransit. Where physical distancing is not possible, please wear a face covering.  

All day

Employers are still hiring!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Employers are still hiring! Visit the Chatham-Kent Job Board at https://www.chatham-kent.ca/community-services/jobs/community-jobs-board for a list of current opportunities!! If you need help with a resume, please call the Employment Resource Centre at 519-436-1123

All day

ACCESS Open Minds CK

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

ACCESS Open Minds CK is all about improving access to and quality of youth mental health care. Their Peer and Family Navigators are always here for you. Call 519-437-6329 or email info@accessopenmindsck.ca to get connected today!

All day

COVID-19 Fraud & Scams

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Since the Government of Canada launched the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), it has become the subject of a number of scams. Read more below. COVID related scams continue... please protect yourself by being aware of them.      

All day

The 9PM Routine

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Chatham-Kent Police Service remind us to always be diligent. The best way is to start a routine. Don't let thieves take what's important to you. Be part of the #9PMRoutine Lock It. Hide It. Keep It. If you see or hear anything suspicious, please call them at 519-352-1234 x9. Chatham-Kent Crime Stoppers  

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

Tuesday, August 25
All day

Introducing CKRec Plugs In!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CKRecreation is going virtual! Introducing CKRec Plugs In, their online virtual recreation hub! They’ve launched a new resource centre that’s filled with great ideas for all ages to spend time while at home. Looking for ways to stay active with your family? They’ve got it. Maybe you’re looking to tackle a DIY project? They’ve got that, too. Visit CKRec Plugs In at www.chatham-kent.ca/virtualrec

All day

2020 Summer Reading Club

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CKPL presents the TD Summer Reading Club, Game On! Sign up and participate online at https://libraryaware.com/225JPB Read, complete missions, earn digital badges and play games! This summer, let’s read together and cheer each other on as we achieve our personal best. This reading program is designed for kids age 5 to 12 to encourage life-long reading habits. Once you've earned enough points you'll receive a completion certificate you can print and share!

All day

CERB Benefits Extension

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CERB has been extended for 8 weeks for workers who: - stopped working due to Covid-19 or - are eligible for EI sick or regular benefits or - have exhausted EI benefits between Dec 2019 and Oct 2020 Please visit www.canada.ca for more information on this extension.

All day

COVID 19 Boating Tips

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Many of you enjoy boating around Chatham-Kent: it's a fun activity to do  In addition to wearing a personal flotation device and abiding by boating regulations from Transport and Infrastructure in Canada, please ensure you: - Maintain 2 metres of distance between you and people outside your social circle - Avoid large gatherings - Wash/sanitize your hands Most importantly, stay home if you are feeling sick! Learn more tips on how to stop the spread of COVID-19 on the CK Public Health website: https://bit.ly/384STPF    

All day

Body Language in the Park!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Body Language in the Park: physically distant outdoor classes 𝚆𝚎𝚎𝚔𝚕𝚢 𝚂𝚌𝚑𝚎𝚍𝚞𝚕𝚎 𝚆𝚎𝚍 — 𝙾𝟼:𝟹𝙾 𝚙𝚖, 𝙺𝚒𝚗𝚐𝚜𝚝𝚘𝚗 𝙿𝚊𝚛𝚔 𝚃𝚑𝚞 — 𝟷𝟷:𝙾𝙾 𝚊𝚖, 𝙼𝚞𝚍 𝙲𝚛𝚎𝚎𝚔 𝙿𝚊𝚝𝚑 𝚂𝚊𝚝 — 𝙾𝟿:𝟹𝙾 𝚊𝚖, 𝙲𝚒𝚟𝚒𝚌 𝙲𝚎𝚗𝚝𝚛𝚎 𝙿𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚘 You must preregister for these classes ahead of time at www.BodyLanguageCK.com/in-the-park More pop-up classes across CK to be announced soon  

All day

Heading to the Beach?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Make sure to check out COVID-19 safety precautions before heading out: https://ckphu.com/2020/06/beaches-in-chatham-kent/    

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

Did your child miss his health check?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Missed your child’s well-child visit recently? Call your health provider to keep them on track with their immunizations. Health providers have protocols in place for safe well-child visits    

All day

ONTARIO 211

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Find help now. If you need assistance finding food, financial and mental health supports or knowing what government programs are available to you, operators are standing by 24/7 to point you in the right direction. Dial 2-1-1.

Wednesday, August 26
All day

Tips to Reduce Anxiety, Stress and Worry During COVID-19

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Practice mindfulness, meditation or yoga to help you stay grounded and focused when you begin to feel stress and worry in your body, like shortness of breath and tightening in the chest. Visit CMHA Ontario's website for additional tips on how to support your mental health during COVID19: https://buff.ly/3e11AvX    

All day

CK Animal Rescue needs your help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Currently they have 10 kittens and one mom waiting for vetting, and a few seniors that need monthly medications. They also have three dogs who are waiting to be spayed/neutered since before the pandemic. They are asking if anyone can spare a few dollars, please think of donating it to them. Please send etransfers to chathamkentanimalrescue@gmail.com. Or cheques can be mailed to 270 Inshes Ave, Chatham N7M 2Z7.  

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

Thursday, August 27
All day

Free Streaming Audio Books

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Looking for something fun to listen to while you work on a puzzle, craft or other home activity? Try a FREE audiobook from AudioBookCloud. Learn more about available online audiobooks from Chatham-Kent Public Library at: https://www.chatham-kent.ca/…/usin…/digital-library-services

All day

Do You Work with Children?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

If you work with children, consider getting tested for COVID-19. Visit your nearest assessment centre or contact your primary care provider or Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 for information.

All day

Tales in a Tote!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Call the Chatham-Kent Public Library for a curated bag of books for tots or teens. Twenty titles in a tote will be available for curbside pickup in Chatham. Call 519-354-2940 to request your tote of 20 titles.        

All day

Face Coverings and Face Masks

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The best way to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is by staying home and avoiding close contact with others outside of your household. It is recommended that you use a face covering (non-medical mask such as a cloth mask) to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 when physical distancing and keeping two-metres’ distance from others may be challenging or not possible.      

All day

Take Out Thursday's

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Beginning June 18th and each Thursday thereafter the Active Lifestyle Centre will be having “Take Out Thursday’s” for their Seniors. Select your menu option and call in your order in advance. (519) 352 5633.    

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

Distance Matters. Protect Others.

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

As some businesses and workplaces begin to reopen, stay two metres from others. We all have a part to play to protect each other from COVID-19.  

All day

Chatham-Kent Hospice Needs Your Help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Hey ckont farmers! Chatham-Kent Hospice needs your help to win $2,500 from the Canada's Farmers Grow Communities fund. Please take a few minutes to submit an application on their behalf. Visit https://canadasfarmers.ca/ for more info or to apply

All day

Canada United

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Canada United™ is a movement that brings fellow Canadians together to show their support for local businesses. Essential to our economy and communities, these businesses need our help now more than ever. So, join the movement and show local some love. Buy local, and spread the word. #CanadaUnited Learn more at GoCanadaUnited.ca  

All day

You Are Not Alone

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

During these uncertain times the Chatham Kent Women's Centre would like you to know they're here for you, and their doors remain open. If you or someone you know is struggling, please call their 24/7 Support Line: 519-354-6360  

Friday, August 28
All day

Testing for COVID19

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Testing for COVID19 is available to Ontario farmers and their employees for free and a Health Card isn’t required to get tested. Testing is also available even if you don’t have any symptoms. For more info, visit covid-19.ontario.ca

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

Employers are still hiring!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Employers are still hiring! Visit the Chatham-Kent Job Board at https://www.chatham-kent.ca/community-services/jobs/community-jobs-board for a list of current opportunities!! If you need help with a resume, please call the Employment Resource Centre at 519-436-1123

All day

Introducing CKRec Plugs In!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CKRecreation is going virtual! Introducing CKRec Plugs In, their online virtual recreation hub! They’ve launched a new resource centre that’s filled with great ideas for all ages to spend time while at home. Looking for ways to stay active with your family? They’ve got it. Maybe you’re looking to tackle a DIY project? They’ve got that, too. Visit CKRec Plugs In at www.chatham-kent.ca/virtualrec

Saturday, August 29
All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

All day

CK Animal Rescue needs your help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Currently they have 10 kittens and one mom waiting for vetting, and a few seniors that need monthly medications. They also have three dogs who are waiting to be spayed/neutered since before the pandemic. They are asking if anyone can spare a few dollars, please think of donating it to them. Please send etransfers to chathamkentanimalrescue@gmail.com. Or cheques can be mailed to 270 Inshes Ave, Chatham N7M 2Z7.  

Sunday, August 30
All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

Monday, August 31
All day

The 9PM Routine

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Chatham-Kent Police Service remind us to always be diligent. The best way is to start a routine. Don't let thieves take what's important to you. Be part of the #9PMRoutine Lock It. Hide It. Keep It. If you see or hear anything suspicious, please call them at 519-352-1234 x9. Chatham-Kent Crime Stoppers  

All day

COVID-19 Fraud & Scams

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Since the Government of Canada launched the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), it has become the subject of a number of scams. Read more below. COVID related scams continue... please protect yourself by being aware of them.      

All day

ACCESS Open Minds CK

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

ACCESS Open Minds CK is all about improving access to and quality of youth mental health care. Their Peer and Family Navigators are always here for you. Call 519-437-6329 or email info@accessopenmindsck.ca to get connected today!

All day

Introducing CKRec Plugs In!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CKRecreation is going virtual! Introducing CKRec Plugs In, their online virtual recreation hub! They’ve launched a new resource centre that’s filled with great ideas for all ages to spend time while at home. Looking for ways to stay active with your family? They’ve got it. Maybe you’re looking to tackle a DIY project? They’ve got that, too. Visit CKRec Plugs In at www.chatham-kent.ca/virtualrec

All day

Tenant and Air Conditioners

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you rent and have an air conditioner? Is your landlord asking for more money in order for you to use it? Call your local Community Legal Clinic for answers to your questions. For Chatham-Kent residents, please call the Chatham-Kent Legal Clinic at 519-351-6771 or visit www.acto.ca/airconditioning for more information.    

Tuesday, September 1
All day

CK Animal Rescue needs your help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Currently they have 10 kittens and one mom waiting for vetting, and a few seniors that need monthly medications. They also have three dogs who are waiting to be spayed/neutered since before the pandemic. They are asking if anyone can spare a few dollars, please think of donating it to them. Please send etransfers to chathamkentanimalrescue@gmail.com. Or cheques can be mailed to 270 Inshes Ave, Chatham N7M 2Z7.  

All day

Testing for COVID19

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Testing for COVID19 is available to Ontario farmers and their employees for free and a Health Card isn’t required to get tested. Testing is also available even if you don’t have any symptoms. For more info, visit covid-19.ontario.ca

All day

Did your child miss his health check?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Missed your child’s well-child visit recently? Call your health provider to keep them on track with their immunizations. Health providers have protocols in place for safe well-child visits    

All day

COVID 19 Boating Tips

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Many of you enjoy boating around Chatham-Kent: it's a fun activity to do  In addition to wearing a personal flotation device and abiding by boating regulations from Transport and Infrastructure in Canada, please ensure you: - Maintain 2 metres of distance between you and people outside your social circle - Avoid large gatherings - Wash/sanitize your hands Most importantly, stay home if you are feeling sick! Learn more tips on how to stop the spread of COVID-19 on the CK Public Health website: https://bit.ly/384STPF    

All day

ONTARIO 211

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Find help now. If you need assistance finding food, financial and mental health supports or knowing what government programs are available to you, operators are standing by 24/7 to point you in the right direction. Dial 2-1-1.

Thursday, September 3
All day

Introducing CKRec Plugs In!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

CKRecreation is going virtual! Introducing CKRec Plugs In, their online virtual recreation hub! They’ve launched a new resource centre that’s filled with great ideas for all ages to spend time while at home. Looking for ways to stay active with your family? They’ve got it. Maybe you’re looking to tackle a DIY project? They’ve got that, too. Visit CKRec Plugs In at www.chatham-kent.ca/virtualrec

All day

You Are Not Alone

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

During these uncertain times the Chatham Kent Women's Centre would like you to know they're here for you, and their doors remain open. If you or someone you know is struggling, please call their 24/7 Support Line: 519-354-6360  

All day

Chatham-Kent Hospice Needs Your Help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Hey ckont farmers! Chatham-Kent Hospice needs your help to win $2,500 from the Canada's Farmers Grow Communities fund. Please take a few minutes to submit an application on their behalf. Visit https://canadasfarmers.ca/ for more info or to apply

All day

Take Out Thursday's

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Beginning June 18th and each Thursday thereafter the Active Lifestyle Centre will be having “Take Out Thursday’s” for their Seniors. Select your menu option and call in your order in advance. (519) 352 5633.    

All day

Face Coverings and Face Masks

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The best way to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is by staying home and avoiding close contact with others outside of your household. It is recommended that you use a face covering (non-medical mask such as a cloth mask) to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 when physical distancing and keeping two-metres’ distance from others may be challenging or not possible.      

Friday, September 4
All day

CK Animal Rescue needs your help!

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Currently they have 10 kittens and one mom waiting for vetting, and a few seniors that need monthly medications. They also have three dogs who are waiting to be spayed/neutered since before the pandemic. They are asking if anyone can spare a few dollars, please think of donating it to them. Please send etransfers to chathamkentanimalrescue@gmail.com. Or cheques can be mailed to 270 Inshes Ave, Chatham N7M 2Z7.  

Saturday, September 5
All day

Testing for COVID19

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Testing for COVID19 is available to Ontario farmers and their employees for free and a Health Card isn’t required to get tested. Testing is also available even if you don’t have any symptoms. For more info, visit covid-19.ontario.ca