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July 2016

"Portraits of Nature: A Journey from Anvil to Easel" by Tracey Lee Green

Dates: Jul 6, 2016 to Jul 30, 2016
Location: The Art Gallery of Bancroft
Address: 10 Flint Avenue
Opening Reception - Friday, July 8th, 7:30 pm

Rockhound Gemboree

Dates: Jul 28, 2016 to Jul 31, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Location: Bancroft Curling Club & North Hastings Community Centre
Address: 63 Newkirk Blvd. & 03 Newkirk Blvd.
Website: rockhoundgemboree.ca/
Email:
Phone: 6133321513
Fun for all ages: there are exhibits of rocks, crystals, gems, fossils, you can shop for one-of-a-kind jewellery and art pieces or find that perfect addition to your own collection!

Prices:
Adults (17+)- Day Pass $8.00 2 Day Pass $15.00 3 Day Pass $22.00 4 Day Pass $30.00
Youth ( 7-16) Day Pass $4.00 2 Day Pass $7.00 3 Day Pass $11.00 4 Day Pass $14.00
Under 7 Years old FREE


Please Note:
There is a "NO PETS" Policy at the ROCKHOUND GEMBOREE Event.

Country Jammin' Night

Date: Jul 28, 2016
Time: 7:00PM to 11:00PM
Location: Faraday Community Centre
Address: Hwy 28 South of Bancroft at Lower Faraday Road corner
Country Jammin' Night
Fourth Thursday every month.
Everyone welcome for dancing and open mic.
Sponsored by Faraday Township recreation committee.

Meet the Researcher Day

Date: Jul 28, 2016
Location: Algonquin Park, East Beach Picnic Pavillion
Algonquin's Wildlife Research Station invites you to spend time with researchers who use Algonquin Park as their laboratory. Meet those who study reptiles and amphibians, birds, small mammals, fish, wolves and even humans (through archaeology). This event is brought to you by The Friends of Algonquin Park and associated partners.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Jul 28, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: North Hastings Community Centre
Address: 103 Newkirk Blvd
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: Rose Quartz. 70 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: $10/head, Rose Quartz prices per pound.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com
http://rockhoundgemboree.ca/mineral-collecting-tours/

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the North Hastings Community Centre, 103 Newkirk Blvd, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

The 34th annual Bancroft Art & Craft Guild

Dates: Jul 29, 2016 to Jul 30, 2016
Location: Millennium Park, Bancroft
Email:
Phone: 613-338-5431
For more information contact Nancy Brookes at 613-338-5431 or email nancybrookes@yahoo.ca

Wilberforce Summer Carnival

Dates: Jul 29, 2016 to Jul 31, 2016
Time: 12:00PM
Location: Wilberforce
July 29 & 30 from 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm
July 31 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm

Midway, concert, flea market, car show, dinners, funds support various fundraising groups.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Jul 29, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: North Hastings Community Centre
Address: 103 Newkirk Blvd.
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: Gibson Road Occurrence. 52 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: N/A.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com
http://rockhoundgemboree.ca/mineral-collecting-tours/

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the North Hastings Community Centre, 103 Newkirk Blvd, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

John Foreman at A Place For The Arts

Date: Jul 29, 2016
Time: 7:00PM to 11:00PM
7 - 11 Cafe presents John Foreman at A Place For The Arts. Also open mic. 100% donations go to local charities.

All you can eat homemade breakfast

Dates: Jul 29, 2016 to Jul 31, 2016
Time: 7:30AM to 11:00AM
Location: Anglican Church
Address: 21 Flint St.
$7.50 for adults and $3.50 for children under 12.

Fine Italian Dinner

Date: Jul 29, 2016
Time: 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Location: Anglican Church
Address: 21 Flint St.
Be serenaded by the 3 Tenors in the candle lit dining room. Adults $15 and children under 12 $7.50.

Trainwreck X Concert

Date: Jul 30, 2016
Time: 8:00PM
Location: Keith Tallman Memorial Arena, Wilberforce
Tickets $15 advance available at Foodland, Agnew's, Service Station. 19+ event.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Jul 30, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: North Hastings Community Centre
Address: 103 Newkirk Blvd
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: Beryl Pit. 70 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: $10/head.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com
http://rockhoundgemboree.ca/mineral-collecting-tours/

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the North Hastings Community Centre, 103 Newkirk Blvd, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

Raglan 4 Seasons Park 32nd Anniversary All Day Baseball and Horseshoe Tournaments

Date: Jul 30, 2016
Fish pond, dabber article bingo and open mic music. Dunk tank with proceeds going to to Local Fire Dept. Buffet supper beginning at 4:30 pm; cost family of 4 & up $25, adults $10, children 6-12 $5, under 5 are free.

Bancroft Public Library: Lego Challenge

Date: Jul 30, 2016
Time: 11:00AM to 12:00PM
All children and ages are welcome, no membership required.

paudash Lake Conservation Association Annual Regatta & Fun Day

Date: Jul 30, 2016
Time: 12:00PM to 4:00PM
Location: North Bay Beach (Off Hwy 118)
Scavenger hunt, nail hammering, egg toss, tug of war, swimming races, canoe races (bring your own canoe). Hamburgers, hot dogs, pop available.

$5.00 per family - $2.00 per person.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Jul 31, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: North Hastings Community Centre
Address: 103 Newkirk Blvd.
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: Smart Mine. 102 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: Donation required.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com
http://rockhoundgemboree.ca/mineral-collecting-tours/

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the North Hastings Community Centre, 103 Newkirk Blvd, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

St. Martin of Tours Parish, Whitney, Annual Turkey, Ham and Baked Bean Supper

Date: Jul 31, 2016
Time: 1:00PM
Take out meals available, games for the whole family, flea market, yard sale. Adults $13, children 5-12 $5, under 5 are free.

August 2016

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Aug 2, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Old Bancroft Train Station
Address: 8 Hastings Heritage Way
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: Ireland Property, McDonald Mine, Princess Sodalite. 34 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: $5 gives you 5 lbs, $1.50 per lb after.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce office (located in the Old Bancroft Train Station at 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

"Algonquin First Nation Artists" - Curated by: Robin Tinney

Dates: Aug 3, 2016 to Sep 3, 2016
Location: The Art Gallery of Bancroft
Address: 10 Flint Avenue
Opening Reception - Friday, August 5, 7:30 pm.

Mineral Capital Concerts Presents Hometown Sound

Date: Aug 3, 2016
Location: Millennium Park

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Aug 4, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Old Bancroft Train Station
Address: 8 Hastings Heritage Way
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: CN Rock Pile, Essonville Roadcut, Millar’s Mine. 48 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: N/A.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce office (located in the Old Bancroft Train Station at 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

Wilberforce Agricultural Fair

Dates: Aug 5, 2016 to Aug 6, 2016
Address: Loop Road & County Road 4, Wilberforce
Website: wilberforcefair.com
Phone: 705-448-3981
Admission: Friday night FREE, Saturday $7, children under 16 are FREE.

Friday Aug 5th:
6:00pm Gates Open
Lions Club Food Booth
Homecraft Exhibits
Ice Cream Stand
6:30pm Children's Dog Show
Pedal Tractor Obstacle Course
7:00pm Pony Pull
Ball Hockey (bring your own stick) in the Arena
Live Music - Joyful Noise

Sat. Aug. 6th:
9:00am Gates Open
Tractor Parade
Lions Club Breakfast menu
Meet the Animals
Homecraft Exhibits
Bouncy Castle
10:00am Pitch Burst Game
Kid's World Activities Open
Game Zone - BIG outdoor games
Sheep Shearing Demonstrations - see posted times
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
Scarecrow Building Contest - Outside
Nail Driving Contest - Outside
Penny Raffle
11:00am Live Stage Show- Gord Kidd & Friends
Pedal Tractor Pull - Tennis Courts
Food Booths
Corn on the Cob
1:00pm Frog Show - Kid's World Tent
2:00pm Light Horse Draw followed by Heavy Horse Draw
2:30pm Penny Raffle Draw & Sweet Auction
5:00pm Roast Beef Dinner - Lloyd Watson Centre, Adults $15
8:00 pm Dance: Stories and Songs of Stompin' Tom - Lloyd Watson Centre, Adults $25

Schedule Subject to Change - see posted schedule at the Fair

For more info 705-448-3981, wilberforcefair.com

Highlands East Studio Tour

Dates: Aug 5, 2016 to Aug 6, 2016
Website: www.highlandseastartour.com
Phone: 705-448-2868
The studio tour has Artists and Artisans, each creating exquisite 'one-of-a-kind' creations in a wide variety of media. For information 705-448-2868, www.highlandseastartour.com

Bancroft Nature Discovery Tours - Fish Hatchery

Date: Aug 6, 2016
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Phone: 613-332-1513
Guided interpretive tours.
Register at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce, 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am and tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.
For more information 613-332-1513, www.bancroftdistrict.com

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Aug 6, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Old Bancroft Train Station
Address: 8 Hastings Heritage Way
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: CN Rock Pile, George Earl Farm, Desmont. 45 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: Fluorrichterite price based on size and quality.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce office (located in the Old Bancroft Train Station at 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

Bancroft Public Library: Harry Potter Party

Date: Aug 6, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 2:30PM
Location: Bancroft Public Library
Colouring and Activities for adults and children.

Harry Potter colouring pages, pencil crayons and activities. Stop by anytime between 10:00 am and 2:30 pm. Everyone and all ages welcome.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Aug 9, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Old Bancroft Train Station
Address: 8 Hastings Heritage Way
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: CN Rock Pile, Gibson Road Occurrence, Chandos Lake (Optional). 41 km to collecting sites (89 optional). Additional Fees: N/A.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce office (located in the Old Bancroft Train Station at 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

Mineral Capital Concerts Presents EH440

Date: Aug 10, 2016
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Millennium Park

Drumming Circle Night at Faraday Community Centre

Date: Aug 11, 2016
Time: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Faraday Community Centre
Address: Hwy 28 South of Bancroft at Lower Faraday Road corner
Drumming Circle Night at Faraday Community Centre
Second Thursday every month.
Everyone welcome.
Sponsored by the Faraday Township recreation committee.

Bancroft Nature Discovery Tours - Forestry Tour

Date: Aug 11, 2016
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Phone: 613-332-1513
Guided interpretive tours.
Register at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce, 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am and tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.
For more information 613-332-1513, www.bancroftdistrict.com

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Aug 11, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Old Bancroft Train Station
Address: 8 Hastings Heritage Way
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: CN Rock Pile, Rose Quartz. 70 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: $10/head/Rose Quartz prices per pound.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce office (located in the Old Bancroft Train Station at 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

Highlands East Studio Tour

Dates: Aug 12, 2016 to Aug 13, 2016
Website: www.highlandseastartour.com
Phone: 705-448-2868
The studio tour has Artists and Artisans, each creating exquisite 'one-of-a-kind' creations in a wide variety of media. For information 705-448-2868, www.highlandseastartour.com

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Aug 13, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Old Bancroft Train Station
Address: 8 Hastings Heritage Way
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: CN Rock Pile, Beryl Pit. 70 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: $10/head.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce office (located in the Old Bancroft Train Station at 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

Saturday Evening Dances

Date: Aug 13, 2016
Time: 7:30PM to 10:30PM
Location: Royal Canadian Legion BR. 181, Bancroft
Phone: 613-332-3250
Seniors and Younger
$8 Admission - Live Bands - "North of 70"
Lunch Donations Appreciated
Contact Legion for more info: 613-332-3250.


Bancroft Public Library: Lego Challenge

Date: Aug 13, 2016
Time: 11:00AM to 12:00PM
All ages welcome. No library membership required.

Art Meets Social Justice - Fusion Fundraiser Party

Date: Aug 14, 2016
Location: Arlington Hotel, Maynooth
Time TBA

Fabulous live music, fantastic food, super art auctions & raffles.

Proceeds to NHCT Anti-Poverty Group (www,northhastingscommunitytrust.org)& Artists/Musicians Co-op (www.aplaceforthearts.com OR A Place For The Arts - Facebook).

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Aug 16, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Old Bancroft Train Station
Address: 8 Hastings Heritage Way
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: CN Rock Pile, Smart Mine. 102 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: Donation required.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce office (located in the Old Bancroft Train Station at 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.



Mineral Capital Concerts Presents Blues Boyler

Date: Aug 17, 2016
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Millennium Park

Madawaska Valley Horticultural Society - Monthly Meeting

Date: Aug 18, 2016
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Opeongo's Senior's Centre
Address: 19 Stafford Street, Barry's Bay
Come early for social time (refreshments served).

Climate Change in the Arctic by Eva Krummel, Inuit Circumpolar Council

$10 annual membership or $5 one-evening.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Aug 18, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Old Bancroft Train Station
Address: 8 Hastings Heritage Way
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: CN Rock Pile, Upper Turriff Garnet, Marble Quarry. 19 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: $8 per person/1$ per lb.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce office (located in the Old Bancroft Train Station at 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

Annual Algonquins of Pikwakanagan Traditional Pow Wow

Date: Aug 20, 2016
Website: www.algonquinsofpikwakanagan.com
Phone: 613-625-2800
Each year Pikwakanagan welcomes hundreds of dancers, numerous drum groups and thousands of spectators to celebrate Algonquin culture at our traditional pow wow.

For more information 613-625-2800
www.algonquinsofpikwakanagan.com

Corn Boil at O'Hara Mill Homestead

Date: Aug 20, 2016
Time: 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Address: Mill Road, West of Hwy 62 Madoc
Website: www.ohara-mill.org
Phone: 613-473-2084
Refreshments available, scarecrow building contest, log sawing, nail hammering, country music on stage. For more information 613-473-2084, www.ohara-mill.org

Madawaska Valley Horticultural Society - Flower & Vegetable Show

Date: Aug 20, 2016
Time: 1:00PM to 3:30PM
Location: The Royal Canadian Legion, Barry's Bay
Address: Hwy 62 & Stafford St.
Website: www.gardenontario.org/site.php/madawaska
Public viewing and the Inez Boehme Bursary Tea. For more information www.gardenontario.org/site.php/madawaska

HATVA/Wilberforce Curling Club Poker

Date: Aug 20, 2016
Time: 7:00AM
Location: Wilberforce Curling Club
Address: SW corner of Essonville Line and Loop Road(Hwy 649) behind the firehall
Email:
Ride trails in Highlands East and support the Curling Club's Youth/Family programs.
7:00 am - registration opens at the Wilberforce Curling Club
7:30 - 8:30 am - Hot breakfast (included)
9:00 am - Ride begins
Bring your own lunch.
5:00 pm - Hot roast beef dinner with cash bar following the ride.

Suitable for all levels of riders.
$70 per ATV plus $10 for additional riders.
There will be poker hands and great prizes (cash prizes for top three hands and a prize table for everyone to have a chance to win).

Pre-register by phone or email (so we know how much food to cook).
Tammy - 705-448-3807
Darrell - 705-447-0197

Hose off station available by donation and provided by the Highlands East Fire Department.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Aug 20, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Old Bancroft Train Station
Address: 8 Hastings Heritage Way
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: CN Rock Pile, Gibson Road Occurrence, Chandos Lake (Optional). 41 km to the collecting sites (89 optional). Additional Fees: N/A.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce office (located in the Old Bancroft Train Station at 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

Bancroft Public Library: Children's Summer Reading Program

Date: Aug 20, 2016
Time: 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Come in and talk about your summer and play games. All ages welcome.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Aug 23, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Old Bancroft Train Station
Address: 8 Hastings Heritage Way
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: CN Rock Pile, Beryl Pit. 70 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: $10/head.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce office (located in the Old Bancroft Train Station at 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

Hastings County Plowing Match & Farm Show

Dates: Aug 24, 2016 to Aug 25, 2016
Location: Cornervue Farms, Queensborough, ON
Address: 2413 Queensborough Rd
Website: www.hastingsfarmshow.ca
Phone: 613-395-5177
Aug 24 9 am - 5 pm
Aug 25 9 am - 4 pm

300 exhibitors of agricultural technology & services, woodlot, info & demos, crafts, family program, antiques, Queen of the Furrow & entertainment.

For more information 613-395-5177, www.hastingsfarmshow.ca

Mineral Capital Concerts Presents Donna LeClair

Date: Aug 24, 2016
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Millennium Park

Country Jammin' Night

Date: Aug 25, 2016
Time: 7:00PM to 11:00PM
Location: Faraday Community Centre
Address: Hwy 28 South of Bancroft at Lower Faraday Road corner
Country Jammin' Night
Fourth Thursday every month.
Everyone welcome for dancing and open mic.
Sponsored by Faraday Township recreation committee.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Aug 25, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Old Bancroft Train Station
Address: 8 Hastings Heritage Way
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: CN Rock Pile, McDonald Mine, Princess Sodalite. 32 km to collecting sites. $5 gives you 5 lbs, $1.50 per lb after.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce office (located in the Old Bancroft Train Station at 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

Annual Coe Hill Fair

Dates: Aug 26, 2016 to Aug 27, 2016
Location: Coe Hill Fairgrounds
Address: 2095 Hwy 620, Coe Hill
Friday: Hall judging, demolition derby, pony pull, Homenuik midway.

Saturday: Homenuik midway, full livestock show, horse show, live music, talent contest, horse pull (heavy & light).

Brought to you by the Coe Hill Agricultural Society

For information:
613-473-4724 (day)
613-473-5596 (evening)

Bancroft Nature Discovery Tour - Fish Hatchery

Date: Aug 27, 2016
Time: 9:00AM
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Phone: 613-332-1513
Guided interpretive tours.
Register at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce, 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am and tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.
For more information 613-332-1513, www.bancroftdistrict.com

Denbigh-Griffith Lions Club 9th Annual Classic Car Show & Shine

Date: Aug 27, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Location: Lion's Club, Hwy 41, Griffith
Phone: 613-333-1748
Dash plaques (First 100) and People's Choice Awards.
Music, BBQ, Refreshments, Licensed Bar, 50/50 Draw,Special Attractions, Lions Market, Book Sale and New to You Items.

Admission for both vehicles and spectators by donation. All vendors and exhibitors welcome but bring your own tables.

Rain Date: Sun. Aug. 28

Contact person: Jan at 613-333-1748


Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Aug 27, 2016
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Location: Old Bancroft Train Station
Address: 8 Hastings Heritage Way
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: CN Rock Pile, Shickler, Millar’s Mine. 57 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: N/A.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce office (located in the Old Bancroft Train Station at 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

Bancroft Public Library: Children's Program

Date: Aug 27, 2016
Time: 11:00AM to 12:00PM
"Starting or going back to school"
Bring the children in for stories, songs and a craft.
All ages welcome.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip

Date: Aug 30, 2016
Time: 9:00AM
Location: Old Bancroft Train Station
Address: 8 Hastings Heritage Way
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Email:
Phone: 613-332-1513
Sites: CN Rock Pile, Beryl Pit. 70 km to collecting sites. Additional Fees: $10/head.

Mineral Collecting Field Trip - Led by a Geologist who will explain the best method of collection for the specific site, help to identify the minerals found and provide information on the geology of the area, as well as make participants aware of interesting natural features, native animals and invasive or indigenous plants. www.bancroftdistrict.com

Admission - $15.00 Ages 17+
$10.00 Ages 16 and under
$40.00 families (up to 5 people)
Additional Fees are required for specific sites (clearly marked on website).

Registration – Register the day of the tour. Registration is held at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce office (located in the Old Bancroft Train Station at 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am, tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.

***Important Information – **Safety glasses and closed-in footwear are mandatory equipment for Mineral Tours.** Tours run rain or shine (except in dangerous conditions such as lightning). Participants provide their own transportation to each site following a lead vehicle. Trips average 5 hours but you may leave earlier or stay longer. Please come equipped for the weather and elements including proper attire, bug spray, etc. Snacks and drinks are also encouraged.

Mineral Capital Concerts Presents Rewind

Date: Aug 31, 2016
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Millennium Park

September 2016

Madonna House Heritage Fest

Dates: Sep 3, 2016 to Sep 4, 2016
Time: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Location: 2887 Dafoe Road (Hwy 517), Combermere
Madonna House invites you to participate in Heritage Fest, an annual event at the Pioneer Museum and Handicraft Centre. Many crafts will be demonstrated: wool carding, spinning, weaving, felting, pottery, wood carving and much more. Fun for the whole family. Free.

Maynooth Madness

Dates: Sep 3, 2016 to Sep 4, 2016
Location: Maynooth
Website: www.maynooth.on.ca/maynooth-madness/
For more information and schedule of events visit: http://www.maynooth.on.ca/maynooth-madness/

Bancroft Public Library: Children's Program

Date: Sep 3, 2016
Time: 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Multicultural Fables and Fairy Tales.
All ages welcome; no registration necessary.

Wilno Chicken Supper

Date: Sep 4, 2016
Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church, Wilno
Website: www.stmaryswilno.com/events.html
The Valley's Favourite Church Supper. Roast chicken with all the fixin's and homemade dessert too. For more information www.stmaryswilno.com/events.html

"In the Prevailing Wind" by Kathy Haycock

Dates: Sep 7, 2016 to Oct 1, 2016
Location: The Art Gallery of Bancroft
Address: 10 Flint Avenue
Opening Reception: Friday September 9, 7:30 pm

Drumming Circle Night at Faraday Community Centre

Date: Sep 8, 2016
Time: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Faraday Community Centre
Address: Hwy 28 South of Bancroft at Lower Faraday Road corner
Drumming Circle Night at Faraday Community Centre
Second Thursday every month.
Everyone welcome.
Sponsored by Faraday Township recreation committee.

Highlands East Plein Air Festival

Dates: Sep 8, 2016 to Sep 11, 2016
Location: Lloyd Watson Centre, Wilberforce
Website: highlandseastpleinair.wordpress.com
For more information or if you are interested in joining the festival: highlandseastpleinair.wordpress.com

Bancroft Nature Discovery Tours - Fish Hatchery

Date: Sep 10, 2016
Time: 9:00AM
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Phone: 613-332-1513
Guided interpretive tours.
Register at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce, 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am and tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.
For more information 613-332-1513, www.bancroftdistrict.com

Bancroft Horticultural Society Plant Sale

Date: Sep 10, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Location: Club 580, Bancroft
Please bring plant donations between 8 am and 10 am.

Celebrating Algonquin Park: an Evening of Stories and Images

Date: Sep 10, 2016
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Algonquin Visitor Centre
Address: Km 43
Website: www.algonquinpark.on.ca/specialevents
Phone: 613-637-2828 ext 239
Doors open at 6:30pm.

Speakers:
-Andrew Collett -nature photographer - "Algonquin: The Enchanted Land"
-Tony and Kathy deGroot - "Algonquin: A True Four Season Park"
-Rick Stronks - Chief Park Naturalist - "Public Wolf Howls: Algonquin's Most Famous Program"

Door prizes, appetizers and refreshments, silent auction.

Proceeds to The Friends of Algonquin Park
Admission $25

**Pre-registration required.

Tickets: www.algonquinpark.on.ca/specialevents or Call Stacey at 613-637-2828 ext 239

Bancroft Public Library: Children's Program

Date: Sep 10, 2016
Time: 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Movie, Stories and colouring. Based on Franklin The Turtle. All are welcome. No registration necessary.

Bancroft Nature Discovery Tour - Forestry Tour

Date: Sep 15, 2016
Time: 9:00AM
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Phone: 613-332-1513
Guided interpretive tours.
Register at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce, 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am and tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.
For more information 613-332-1513, www.bancroftdistrict.com

Madawaska Valley Horticultural Society - Monthly Meeting

Date: Sep 15, 2016
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Opeongo's Senior's Centre, Barry's Bay
Address: 19 Stafford St.
Plant Auction by Ken Fink

Come early for social time (refreshments served).
$10 annual membership or $5 one-evening.

NewfStock 2016

Dates: Sep 16, 2016 to Sep 18, 2016
Location: Millennium Park
Address: Bancroft, Ontario
Website: www.newfstock.ca/
Email:
NewfStock, hosted by Newf Friends Newfoundland Dog Rescue is a huge gathering of Newfs, Newf lovers, and Newf wannabees that will be taking place on September 16-18, 2016.

The main event will be held on Saturday, September 17 in Millennium Park in beautiful Bancroft, Ontario - but you can expect to see other activities throughout the weekend at different locations through the area.

This is Newf Friends biggest fundraiser of the year and promises to be a fun filled event for all dog lovers. Newf Friends is a division of HART and will have all breeds of dogs attending the event.

An Algonquin Park Historic "Site-Seeing" and Culinary Experience

Dates: Sep 16, 2016 to Sep 18, 2016
Time: 6:00PM
Location: The Mad Musher
Address: Whitney, ON
Email:
Phone: 613-637-2820
Hosted by "The Mad Musher".
Narratives about the early days of Ontario's most famous Provincial Park. Led by historian and author Rory MacKay.

Schedule:
Friday - Arrive at the Mad Musher before 6pm.
Dinner and introductions.
PowerPoint Presentation: "The Bear That Saved Algonquin Park and other events of the past".

Saturday: Light Breakfast
Logging Museum Tour and Shantyman's Lunch
Recreational Remains: Tour of the ruins of Highland Inn, Algonquin Park Station and Park Headquarters at Cache Lake.
1942 Highland Inn supper
Tales around the campfire: Tom Thomson mysteries, Opeongo murder and more (snack)

Sunday: Light Breakfast
J.R. Booth's Railway Clearing the Airfield, the "Royal Twenty-centers" Relief Camp
Picnic lunch at Lake of Two Rivers
Highway History
The Opeongo Colonization Road, Research on wolves, deer, moose, blackflies and even DDT.
Wrap up and departure.

Note: Some walking is required on field trips; car-pool to get to historic sites; please bring an umbrella in case of rain.

For questions or to make a reservation contact Steve at 613-637-2820 or 1-866-551-5534 or info@madmusher.com

$395 + HST all inclusive price.
Reservation by July 31 and deposit -- 50% required for 10% discount *A small reduction in price may be applied for those using alternate accommodations.


BANCROFT & AREA AUTUMN STUDIO TOUR

Dates: Sep 17, 2016 to Sep 18, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Website: www.bancroftstudiotour.org
Phone: 613-332-0679
Find unique work by over twenty local artists and artisans on our studio tour of over twenty years. Timed to provide great fall colours while travelling between studios to meet the all Canadian artists on their own turf and see why and how they work here in the Bancroft area.

Apsley Autumn Studio Tour

Dates: Sep 17, 2016 to Sep 18, 2016
Website: www.apsleystudiotour.com

Bancroft Public Library: Children's Program

Date: Sep 17, 2016
Time: 11:00AM to 12:00PM
"Play Doh"
No Registration Necessary.

Bancroft Terry Fox Run

Date: Sep 18, 2016
Location: Millennium Park, Bancroft
Website: www.terryfox.org
The Terry Fox Run is a non-competitive event where people get together as individuals, families and groups to raise money for cancer research. Bancroft has a 5 km and 10 km route where participants can walk, run or bike a safe and scenic route.

Country Jammin' Night

Date: Sep 22, 2016
Time: 7:00PM to 11:00PM
Location: Faraday Community Centre
Address: Hwy 28 South of Bancroft at Lower Faraday Road corner
Country Jammin' Night
Fourth Thursday every month.
Everyone welcome for dancing and open mic.
Sponsored by Faraday Township recreation committee.

BANCROFT & AREA AUTUMN STUDIO TOUR

Dates: Sep 24, 2016 to Sep 25, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Website: www.bancroftstudiotour.org
Phone: 613-332-0679
Find unique work by over twenty local artists and artisans on our studio tour of over twenty years. Timed to provide great fall colours while travelling between studios to meet the all Canadian artists on their own turf and see why and how they work here in the Bancroft area.

Festival of Quilts

Dates: Sep 24, 2016 to Sep 25, 2016
Location: Bancroft Curling Club
Address: 63 Newkirk Blvd., Bancroft
Presented by North Hastings Quilt Club.

Sat Sept 24 9am - 5pm
Sun Sept 25 10am - 4pm

Admission $6.00 per day

Come join us and enjoy: Large and Small Quilts, Challenge Quilts, Bed Turning, Creative Corner, Toonie Draw, Door prizes and Raffle Tickets.
Have lunch in our Bear Paw Cafe


Bancroft Public Library: Lego Challenge

Date: Sep 24, 2016
Time: 11:00AM to 12:00PM
All ages are welcome. No library membership required.

Rock Swap

Date: Sep 25, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Location: Brethen Coliseum
Address: 45 Elm Street, Norwood, ON
Website: www.kawartharockandfossilclub.com
Email:
Phone: Reservations: 705-749-8610
The Kawartha Rock & Fossil Club invites you to their 3rd. Annual Rock Swap.

Free admission. Doors open at 9:00 am; tables will be available at 9:00 am on a first come, first served basis.. Tables available at no charge.

It is recommended that tables be reserved in advance. For reservations contact Mark Stanley:
fulgurite@bellnet.ca
705-749-8610

October 2016

Madawaska Valley Studio Tour

Dates: Oct 1, 2016 to Oct 2, 2016
Website: www.madawaskastudiotour.com

Bancroft Nature Discovery Tours - Elk Tour

Date: Oct 1, 2016
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Phone: 613-332-1513
Guided interpretive tours.
Register at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce, 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am and tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.
For more information 613-332-1513, www.bancroftdistrict.com

Hilly Hundred Hastings Highlands

Date: Oct 3, 2016
Website: www.hillyhundred.ca
The Hastings Highlands Hilly Hundred, billed as "The Toughest Century Ride" in Ontario, will leave you in awe as it weaves its way through the colourful hardwood forests, lakes and hills.

Autumn Colours Hike for Hospice and Chili Fest

Date: Oct 3, 2016
Location: Bancroft Golf Course
Run, walk or ride at the Bancroft Golf Course and see the beautiful colours. You can hike as an individual or as a team! Prizes to be won. All are invited to join us. For more information www.hospicenorthhastings.com

"Fibre Arts" Curated by Leilah Ward

Dates: Oct 5, 2016 to Oct 29, 2016
Location: The Art Gallery of Bancroft
Address: 10 Flint Avenue
Opening Reception - Friday, October 7, 7:30 pm.

Drumming Circle Night at Faraday Community Centre

Date: Oct 13, 2016
Time: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Faraday Community Centre
Address: Hwy 28 South of Bancroft at Lower Faraday Road corner
Drumming Circle Night at Faraday Community Centre
Second Thursday every month.
Everyone welcome.
Sponsored by Faraday Township recreation committee.

Country Jammin' Night

Date: Oct 27, 2016
Time: 7:00PM to 11:00PM
Location: Faraday Community Centre
Address: Hwy 28 South of Bancroft at Lower Faraday Road corner
Country Jammin' Night
Fourth Thursday every month.
Everyone welcome for dancing and open mic.
Sponsored by Faraday Township recreation committee.

Bancroft Nature Discovery Tours - Elk Tour

Date: Oct 29, 2016
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Phone: 613-332-1513
Guided interpretive tours.
Register at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce, 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am and tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.
For more information 613-332-1513, www.bancroftdistrict.com

November 2016

The Art Gallery of Bancroft: Caroline deBooy

Dates: Nov 2, 2016 to Dec 3, 2016
Location: The Art Gallery of Bancroft
Address: 10 Flint Avenue
Opening Reception: Friday, November 4, 7:30 pm

Rally of the Tall Pines

Dates: Nov 25, 2016 to Nov 26, 2016
Website: www.tallpinesrally.com
You won't want to miss round six of the Canadian Rally Championship. This event is your best opportunity to see and experience what the extreme sport of Performance Rally Racing is all about. For more information www.tallpinesrally.com

December 2016

"A Retrospective" - Robert Perkins

Dates: Dec 7, 2016 to Dec 31, 2016
Location: The Art Gallery of Bancroft
Address: 10 Flint Avenue
Opening Reception: Friday, December 9, 7:30 pm.

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