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LOG CABIN QUILT GUILD. The guild meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month (Sept – June). Please note our new meeting location : The Silver Threads Centre, 1163 Victoria St, Petawawa. Everyone is welcome. Come out and see what we’re about. Meeting starts at 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. (come early and socialize, doors open at 6 p.m.)

Saturday Night Dances at the Pembroke Legion from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. October 12 is Casey and Company. October 19 is Tailgate Country. October 26 is The Heartbreakers.

Fish and Chips at the Petawawa Legion every Friday from 4:30 - 6 p.m. Everyone welcome.

638 ALGONQUIN ROYAL CANADIAN AIR CADETS is recruiting. Youth between the ages of 12 & 18 can register Wednesday after 7pm at the Pembroke Armoury. Please bring your birth certificate, health card and a parent/legal guardian. contact@638aircadets.ca for more information.

Musicians Wanted! 2 CMBG Pipes & Drums Band is currently seeking Pipers & Drummers. Open to Military and Civilians. Practice held Tuesday evenings, 9000 hrs - 2100 hrs in Building H-1. Contact Pipe Major Alan Buchanan Ext - 7106 Alan.Buchanan@forces.gc.ca for more information.

Real People. Real Weight Loss. TOPS Club Inc. Struggling with your weight? Need friendly support? Join us for a free information meeting Wednesday nights @ 17:30hrs at the Civic Centre (upstairs room). For more info visit TOPS.org or e-mail gv.malo@gmail.com

Drop-In Group for Women Survivors of Sexual Abuse, learn coping skills, connect with other survivors & participate in healing activities. Body image, boundaries, effects of sexual trauma, drumming, hiking and more. Call the Women’s Sexual Assault Centre at 613-735-5551 for more information. Space is limited, groups begin in September.

Free Dances at the Pembroke Legion in the Lounge every Saturday night from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. August 17th is BBC & Co, August 24th is The Blast and August 31st is The Heartbreakers.

Catch the Ace weekly lottery held by the Deep River Hospital Foundation with draws every Thursday night at 8:00 p.m. at the Deep River Curling and Squash Club. You don’t have to be present to win. Tickets can be purchased at Drea’s Barbershop, Razor’s Edge Barbershop, EGM Insurance and more. Visit www.facebook.com/drdhfoundation.org for more information.

Crisis Responder Opportunities. Victim Services of Renfrew County is currently looking for Crisis Response Volunteers. Victim Services is a non-profit, volunteer based agency that assists police and fire services in providing emotional support and practical assistance to people who have experienced a crime, tragic life event or disaster. Please call Victim Services Renfrew County at 613-649-2852 or toll free at 1-877-568-5730 or visit our website at www.victimservicesrenfrewcounty.ca. Applications are now being accepted for our spring Volunteer Training.

Alcoholics Anonymous Petawawa Triangle Group, Monday to Friday 8 - 8:45 a.m., & Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Anglican Church.

The Deep River Symphony Orchestra is looking for musicians to fill help fill out several sections, including violin, viola, cello, trumpet, oboe or French horn. The orchestra rehearses every Tuesday evening in Deep River and performs 5 concerts a year. If you are interested or would like more information email drsoemail@gmail.com.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP every third Monday of the month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Marianhill Inc. 600 Cecelia St. Pembroke. For more information, contact Krista Girard at 613-735-6839 ext. 205.

PETAWAWA LEGION COMMUNITY BAND is looking for new members! We are mainly a concert band with occasional marching. Members are of all ages and ability. Our Band School can also teach you to play, with instruments to rent. Wednesday evenings. Contact Verlie at 613-687-2890 or whitlock@nrtco.net, or visit www.PetawawaLegion.ca/band.

CANADIAN MILITARY WIVES CHOIR is looking for new members. If you’re a military spouse, partner or female CAF member, join us for friendship and fun. No experience necessary and no auditions. For more information, visit us on Facebook or email canadianmwc.petawawa@gmail.com.

BERNADETTE MCCANN HOUSE provides free critical services and support to women, children and youth, who are experiencing abuse-related crisis or coping with the after effects of abuse. If you require the safety of our shelter, or immediate support, please call our 24hr confidential help lines at 1-800-267-4930 or 613-732-3131.

THE WOMEN’S SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTRE offers a 24 hour, 7 day a week support and crisis line. If you or someone you know has been affected by sexual violence you can reach us at 1-800-663-3060.

THE WAR HORSE PROJECT is looking for enthusiastic, creative, dedicated individuals who want to give their time and skills to help with the development of this young organization. Visit our website, www.hopereinstherapy.com to find out more. Send your inquiries to the Program Director at info@hopereinstherapy.com.

PATIENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at the Petawawa Centennial Family Health Centre. Patient volunteers who are current patients of a family physician or nurse practitioner at the PCFHC are needed to provide ideas and feedback. Contact Judy Hill Judy.Hill@pcfhc.ca, 613-687-7641 Ex 108 or, Carolyn Patterson Carolyn.Patterson@pcfhc.ca or 613-687-7641 Ex 110.

PEMBROKE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Musicians needed! Openings for all strings, oboe, clarinet, French horn, trumpet, trombone and tuba. Rehearsals are Thurs night 7 - 9 p.m. at Festival Hall, Pembroke. Four concerts this season. For more information contact Kirsten, 613-687-1484.

FSO PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTRE providing decision aid and support is looking for volunteers to help with fundraising, housekeeping, their recycle program, or donation of baked goods. Located at 337 Murray St. For more information please call us at 613-635-7440 or visit our website at www.firststepoptions.com.

VOLUNTEERS FOR MEALS ON WHEELS. If you have a vehicle and 3 hours a month free, then maybe you can help us. Delivering meals to Petawawa residents. Please call Ingrid at 613-635-2522.

Carefor Health & Community Services is recruiting volunteer drivers! Pembroke, Petawawa, Deep River. Contact Alice Grenon 613-732-9993 ext. 3220 or agrenon@carefor.ca.

YOUTH GROUP meets every Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Zion Evangelical United Church, Pembroke, beginning with a delicious meal followed by games, singing and worship. All high school age students welcome. Please call 613-732-9493 to confirm attendance.

VIRTUAL EMPLOY-ABILITY PROGRAM or individuals living with an illness, injury, or disability. For more information and to register please contact: Natalie Ducey at 613-299-3660, Toll Free: 1-866-939-6345 (Ottawa), Fax: 613-723-3579 or natalied@neilsquire.ca.

THE OSPCA Renfrew county branch Kibbles & Bids Facebook Auction. A new auction begins every Monday at 7 p.m. and closes the following Sunday at 9 p.m. Visit www.facebook.com/kibbleandbids for more information or to place a bid.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS - Is food a problem for you? If you are interested in helping yourself, we are interested in helping you. NO dues - NO fees - NO weigh-ins - NO Diets. OPEN MEETINGS MONDAY 7-8 p.m. Marguerite Center Pembroke. www.oa.org.

THE PETAWAWA ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (PAAC) is seeking new members. Please contact Dawn Recoskie, Secretary for the PAAC and Deputy Clerk - 613-687-5536, drecoskie@petawawa.ca, or visit www.petawawa.ca for further information and/or to download an application form.

RENFREW COUNTY LEARNING SESSIONS. Pre-registration is required due to limited space. For session details and more information contact the Alzheimer Society’s program staff at 1-888-411-2067.

WEEKLY BINGO: Every Thursday evening the Chalk River & Area Lions Club weekly bingo starting at 6:45 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Progressive jackpot of $1000. Nevada tickets sold. Come out and join us.