Community Messages

Wednesday, August 22
All day

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lanark County

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County needs mentors. You already have what it takes to be a role model; all you have to be is a friend. An hour a week can make a difference at www.bigbrotherbigsisterslanark.ca.

Location/Venue Name
Big Brothers Big Sisters

  • 18 William Street East, Smiths Falls, K7A 1C2
Thursday, August 23
All day

Perth Enrichment Program for Older Adults (PEP)

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

This program is expanding to Smiths Falls one day per week in Smiths Falls (Thursdays). The program can accommodate up to 12 clients and includes coffee time, quote of the day, exercise, cognitive activities, group outings and individualized care plans. Daily fee is $35 and includes therapeutic care, refreshments and a hot lunch. For more information visit the website www.morepep.ca. You can also call Pauline at 613.201.7172 or email her at info@morepep.ca  

Location/Venue Name
Cornelia Court

  • 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls, K7A 5l3
07:00 PM

Movies Under the Stars - Black Panther

07:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Join us for Movies Under the Stars, a 10 week series of free outdoor movie screenings this summer on Thursday nights by the Rideau Canal in beautiful Centennial Park (under the Water Tower) in Smiths Falls. 
  • Tonight's movie is Black Pathner  Bring the family and a blanket or a lawn chair and spend your summer evening watching a family-friendly FREE movie on the big inflatable screen. 
  • Pre-show activities start at 7:00 pm with movie starting at dusk (usually around 9:20 pm in July and by the end of August around 8:30 pm). The activities are organized by our community partner and change week to week.
  • Concession stand opens at 7:00 p.m. selling hot dogs, popcorn, chips, cold drinks, and cotton candy with .50 cents from every $1.00 going to our community partner.
  1. Note 1: RAIN/HIGH WINDS: Sorry but the movie will be cancelled if there is rain, possibility of rain or high winds. The decision to cancel a movie will be made between 3-5 pm and posted on our Facebook Page and on our website. Please NO PHONE CALLS check Facebook or website.
  2. Note 2: PARKING: There is a large parking lot under the water tower that can be accessed from Old Mill Road. You can also park at the Swimming area on Park Street, park on Main St. East, George St. S. and Strathcona Ave and walk over to the park. Confederation Drive is blocked off from 6:30pm till 11:00pm for the safety of all.

Location/Venue Name
Centennial Park

  • 2-22, Confederation Dr, Smiths Falls, K7A 2P6
07:30 PM

Smiths Falls Community Theatre presents 'The Secret Gardent' by Miriam Raiken-Kolb

07:30 PM — 10:00 PM

Our summer musical is based on a classic novel. Spoiled Mary Lennox is sent to England to live with her widowed uncle. Mary finds many secrets in the house, but the most captivating is the ‘secret garden’ that has been locked up for years. Athough all are forbiddden to enter the garden, Mary and her new friends Ben, the gardener and Dickon, work to bring the lonely garden back to life. Another mystery presents itself when Colin, a bedridden boy is found secluded away. Can Mary bring this sad family back together again? Tickets are $20 adults/ $10 students and can be purchased at Special Greetings on Russell Street (with cash), online or over the phone (with credit card)

Location/Venue Name
The Station Theatre

  • 53 Victoria Ave, Smiths Falls, K7A 5E6
Friday, August 24
07:30 PM

Smiths Falls Community Theatre presents 'The Secret Gardent' by Miriam Raiken-Kolb

07:30 PM — 10:00 PM

Our summer musical is based on a classic novel. Spoiled Mary Lennox is sent to England to live with her widowed uncle. Mary finds many secrets in the house, but the most captivating is the ‘secret garden’ that has been locked up for years. Athough all are forbiddden to enter the garden, Mary and her new friends Ben, the gardener and Dickon, work to bring the lonely garden back to life. Another mystery presents itself when Colin, a bedridden boy is found secluded away. Can Mary bring this sad family back together again? Tickets are $20 adults/ $10 students and can be purchased at Special Greetings on Russell Street (with cash), online or over the phone (with credit card)

Location/Venue Name
The Station Theatre

  • 53 Victoria Ave, Smiths Falls, K7A 5E6
Saturday, August 25
10:00 AM

End of Summer Blowout Sale

10:00 AM — 04:00 PM

25% off everything at the REAL Deal Reuse Store on Saturday, August 25, as well as 50% off of selected items including sinks, bifold doors, mirrors, medicine cabinets and  wall art. Lots of furniture and household needs for students.  Think second hand first! Proceeds to REAL's environmental project in our community.   Located at 85 William St. W., Smiths Falls.   Call 283-7999 or see www.REALaction.ca.

Location/Venue Name
REAL Deal Store

  • 85 William St. W., Smiths Falls, K7A 4S5
11:00 AM

Country in the Park Saturday Aug. 25 in Athens

11:00 AM — 09:00 PM

2nd annual country music festival presented by CPHC at Centennial Park from 11am-9pm. Line-up includes Angie Halladay, Brea Lawrenson, Roy and Joy Edgeley, Craig Curtis, Julie Serre De St Jean, Jordy Jackson and Danny Sylvestre. TIckets only $20. Bring your own lawn chair and umbrella. Tickets at Willards Bakery in Athens or phone 613-342-3693 x2072.

Location/Venue Name
Centennial Park

  • 35 Henry Street, Athens, K0E 1B0
07:30 PM

Smiths Falls Community Theatre presents 'The Secret Gardent' by Miriam Raiken-Kolb

07:30 PM — 10:00 PM

Our summer musical is based on a classic novel. Spoiled Mary Lennox is sent to England to live with her widowed uncle. Mary finds many secrets in the house, but the most captivating is the ‘secret garden’ that has been locked up for years. Athough all are forbiddden to enter the garden, Mary and her new friends Ben, the gardener and Dickon, work to bring the lonely garden back to life. Another mystery presents itself when Colin, a bedridden boy is found secluded away. Can Mary bring this sad family back together again? Tickets are $20 adults/ $10 students and can be purchased at Special Greetings on Russell Street (with cash), online or over the phone (with credit card)

Location/Venue Name
The Station Theatre

  • 53 Victoria Ave, Smiths Falls, K7A 5E6
08:00 PM

MERA Schoolhouse Features Fiddler & Songwriter Japhy Sullivan

08:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Japhy Sullivan returns to his Lanark County Roots on Saturday August 25 performing at the MERA Schoolhouse in McDonald's Corners at 8pm. Tickets are $20 per person and available at Tickets Please in Perth or online at www.ticketsplease.ca. Japhy is originally from Maberly and will have his brother Noah on guitar as he performs original songs and fiddle tunes focusing on traditional Irish repertoire. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Location/Venue Name
MERA Schoolhouse

  • 974 Dalhousie Concession 9A, McDonald's Corners, K0G 1M0
08:00 PM

Yard Sale in Support of Wish of a Lifetime Canada

Saturday, August 25 to Sunday, August 26
08:00 PM — 02:00 PM

Come check out the bargain at Willowdale Retirement Residence, 9 Armstrong Dr., Smiths Falls, on Saturday Aug. 25 from 8am,-2pm. Everyone is welcome! Wish of a Lifetime aims to fulfill seniors' dreams and share their stories to inspire those of all ages!

Location/Venue Name
Willowdale Retirement Residences

  • 9 Armstrong Drive, Smiths Falls, K7A 5H7
Sunday, August 26
02:00 PM

Smiths Falls Community Theatre presents 'The Secret Gardent' by Miriam Raiken-Kolb

02:00 PM — 04:30 PM

Our summer musical is based on a classic novel. Spoiled Mary Lennox is sent to England to live with her widowed uncle. Mary finds many secrets in the house, but the most captivating is the ‘secret garden’ that has been locked up for years. Athough all are forbiddden to enter the garden, Mary and her new friends Ben, the gardener and Dickon, work to bring the lonely garden back to life. Another mystery presents itself when Colin, a bedridden boy is found secluded away. Can Mary bring this sad family back together again? Tickets are $20 adults/ $10 students and can be purchased at Special Greetings on Russell Street (with cash), online or over the phone (with credit card)

Location/Venue Name
The Station Theatre

  • 53 Victoria Ave, Smiths Falls, K7A 5E6
Wednesday, August 29
All day

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lanark County

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County needs mentors. You already have what it takes to be a role model; all you have to be is a friend. An hour a week can make a difference at www.bigbrotherbigsisterslanark.ca.

Location/Venue Name
Big Brothers Big Sisters

  • 18 William Street East, Smiths Falls, K7A 1C2
Thursday, August 30
All day

Perth Enrichment Program for Older Adults (PEP)

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

This program is expanding to Smiths Falls one day per week in Smiths Falls (Thursdays). The program can accommodate up to 12 clients and includes coffee time, quote of the day, exercise, cognitive activities, group outings and individualized care plans. Daily fee is $35 and includes therapeutic care, refreshments and a hot lunch. For more information visit the website www.morepep.ca. You can also call Pauline at 613.201.7172 or email her at info@morepep.ca  

Location/Venue Name
Cornelia Court

  • 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls, K7A 5l3
06:00 PM

Movies Under the Stars

06:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Join us for Movies Under the Stars, a 10 week series of free outdoor movie screenings this summer on Thursday nights by the Rideau Canal in beautiful Centennial Park (under the Water Tower) in Smiths Falls. This will be the final movie night of the 2018 season!
  • Tonight's movie is Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle  Bring the family and a blanket or a lawn chair and spend your summer evening watching a family-friendly FREE movie on the big inflatable screen. 
  • Pre-show activities start at 6:00 pm with movie starting at sunset (between 7:30 - 8:00pm) The activities are organized by our community partner and change week to week. For our final night of the season we have booked Little Ray's Reptiles Wild Frontier Show and a bouncy castle for the evening.
  • Concession stand opens at 6:00 p.m. selling hot dogs, popcorn, chips, cold drinks, and cotton candy with .50 cents from every $1.00 going to our community partner.
  1. Note 1: RAIN/HIGH WINDS: Sorry but the movie will be cancelled if there is rain, possibility of rain or high winds. The decision to cancel a movie will be made between 3-5 pm and posted on our Facebook Page and on our website. Please NO PHONE CALLS check Facebook or website.
  2. Note 2: PARKING: There is a large parking lot under the water tower that can be accessed from Old Mill Road. You can also park at the Swimming area on Park Street, park on Main St. East, George St. S. and Strathcona Ave and walk over to the park. Confederation Drive is blocked off from 6:30pm till 11:00pm for the safety of all.

Location/Venue Name
Centennial Park

  • 2-22, Confederation Dr, Smiths Falls, K7A 2P6
Friday, August 31
All day

Annual Little Black Dress Event

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The 3rd annual Little Black Dress event is scheduled for Friday Oct. 19 from 6pm until Midnight. Tickets are $75 each and the event takes place at the Equinelle Golf Club. Sponsorship opportunities are available - contact the chamber at 613-258-4838.

Location/Venue Name
Equinelle Golf Club

  • 140 Equinelle Drive, Kemptville, K0G 1J0
Thursday, September 6
All day

Perth Enrichment Program for Older Adults (PEP)

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

This program is expanding to Smiths Falls one day per week in Smiths Falls (Thursdays). The program can accommodate up to 12 clients and includes coffee time, quote of the day, exercise, cognitive activities, group outings and individualized care plans. Daily fee is $35 and includes therapeutic care, refreshments and a hot lunch. For more information visit the website www.morepep.ca. You can also call Pauline at 613.201.7172 or email her at info@morepep.ca  

Location/Venue Name
Cornelia Court

  • 91 Cornelia Street West, Smiths Falls, K7A 5l3
Friday, September 7
07:30 PM

Snow Road Snowmobile Club

07:30 PM — 09:00 PM

General meeting to be held Friday September 7 at the Clubhouse, 1106 Gemmills Road, Snow Road Station. All Welcome!

Location/Venue Name
Snow Road Snowmobile Club

  • 1106 Gemmills Road, Snow Road Station, K0H 2R0
Saturday, September 8
09:00 AM

Eastern Ontario Postcard Show

09:00 AM — 04:00 PM

Postcard and paper ephemera annual show in Merrickville. Taking place Saturday Sept. 8 at the Merrickville Community Centre. Show runs 9am to 4pm with free admission and free parking. More than 20 dealers will be on hand and everyone is welcome!

Location/Venue Name
Merrickville Community Centre

  • 106 Read Street, Merrikville, Ontario, K0G 1N0
10:00 AM

Parkinson's Superwalk 2018 for Lanark-North Leeds

10:00 AM — 02:00 PM

The SuperWalk takes place Saturday September 8 at Conlon Farm Park in Perth. Registration at 10am and the walk starts at 10:30am. To register or donate please visit donate.parkinson.ca/lanarknorthleeds or phone 1.800.565.3000 x3427. Event MC is Patricia Boal of CTV News Ottawa.

Location/Venue Name
Conlon Farm

  • 109 Smith Drive, Perth, K7H 3M3
07:00 PM

Harvest Dance at Hanley Hall September 8, 2018

07:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Harvest Dance on Saturday September 8, at Hanley Hall(30 McGill Street N.) from 7-11 PM. Live music by Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee-Don Cochrane and “Sweet Clover”. Enjoy music, dancing and a light lunch. LCBO licensed event. Tickets are $15. To reserve a ticket, please call Karen at 613-283-0676

Location/Venue Name
Hanley Hall

  • 30 McGill Street N., Smiths Falls, ON, K7A 2J4
Sunday, September 9
11:00 AM

Lanark County Harvest Festival

11:00 AM — 04:00 PM

'Get Fresh with a Local Farmer'! Lanark County Harvest Festival takes place Sunday Sep. 9 at Beckwith Twp. Park on the 9th Line of Beckwith Fun for the whole family from 11am-4pm as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Lanark County Cattlemen's Association. Check out the website at harvestfestival.ca for more details. Harvest church supper available from 4-6pm at the Recreation Complex site for a cost of $12. Supper tickets available online at www.ticketsplease.ca  

Location/Venue Name
Beckwith Park

  • 1319 9th Line, Carleton Place, K7C 3P2
Wednesday, September 12
07:00 PM

North Grenville Historical Society

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Leslie Hall 'Corner Stone' Captures History The North Grenville Historical Society invites the public to a richly visual presentation revealing the historic contents of the Leslie Hall 'Corner Stone' laid on October 8, 1907. Date:  Wednesday September 12th, 2018  7:00 p.m. at Mount Zion Lodge #28,  311 Van Buren Street, Kemptville. All Welcome

Location/Venue Name
Mount Zion Lodge #28

  • 311 Van Buren Street, Kemptville, K0G 1J0
Wednesday, September 19
All day

Annual Little Black Dress Event

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The 3rd annual Little Black Dress event is scheduled for Friday Oct. 19 from 6pm until Midnight. Tickets are $75 each and the event takes place at the Equinelle Golf Club. Sponsorship opportunities are available - contact the chamber at 613-258-4838.

Location/Venue Name
Equinelle Golf Club

  • 140 Equinelle Drive, Kemptville, K0G 1J0