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SEAWAY WINDS CONCERT BAND’S annual spring concert “To Mom With Love” will celebrate Mothers, both old and young, and bring back memories of those mothers no longer with us. Featuring some of Mom’s favourite tunes such as ‘The Wind Beneath My Wings’, ‘Five Foot Two’, music from Abba and from the swing era, plus more. This heartfelt concert is directed by Barb Hunter with guest soloist, Janet Timms. Friday, May 10, 7pm, at St. Felix de Valois Catholic Church, behind the Eastcourt Mall, tickets $20 adults, $10 students, children under 10 free. Tickets available from Band members and at the door.

SDSG GREENS invite you to join us May 28 at 6 pm, Cornwall Library, upstairs meeting room for a presentation of “Depth of Field” – short films by the National Farmers Union. All are welcome. RSVP at

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BR 297 Ladies’ Auxiliary Monthly Breakfast for 2024. Second Sunday of the month. Dates are: May 19th, June 9th, July 14th, August 11th, September 8th, October 13th, November 17th, and December 15th. Ann Primeau (Pres.)

FREE E-WASTE RECYCLING sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 10416 on May 11 from 9 am-2 pm at St. Andrews Church, South Parking Lot. Drop off only. Accepting batteries, tires, car parts, electrical, metal, aluminum, computers, TVs, cell phones and appliances. Hazardous wastes are not accepted (paints, light bulbs etc.) Info: Dan 613-930-8150 or Peter 613-936-6388 or Stephen 613-930-3401. Proceeds to be donated to community and local charities.

PARKINSON AWARENESS & ACTION for Cornwall & Area support group meeting on the third (3rd) Wednesday of every month. We meet on the lower floor of Chartwell Retirement Residence on 4th St, and McConnell at 1pm. People with Parkinson, care providers and support people are welcome. Info: Tom at 613.363.7375 or email

STORMONT, DUNDAS & GLENGARRY SENIORS’ EDUCATION CENTRE INC. (aka-Encore Seniors’ Education Centre, Encore Education Centre) NOTICE TO MEMBERS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Wed. May 15 1:30 pm, Encore Education Centre, 800 Twelfth St E. Info: 613-937-1525

WING NIGHT at ANAF 14 Marlborough every Wed. starting at 5pm. Fun darts Sunday and Thursday nights 7-10 ……Friday afternoon fun darts 1:30 -4pm. Info:  613-938-5020.

CORNWALL TOWNSHIP LIONS CLUB Let’s play Euchre 7pm- May 15, June 12 & 26. Info: Roly Dixon 613-932-9396 OR Gerry 613-931-3076

CORNWALL NEW HORIZONS BAND Beginner classes Mondays; Intermediate classes Tuesdays; Band rehearsals Thursdays. Classes are 3:30-4:30pm band is 3:30-5pm, arrive 15 minutes early to set up. St. Felix de Valois church hall. Info:

SPAGHETTI  FUNDRAISER:  on the last Friday of the month. The next fundraiser will be on May 31st at Knights of Columbus, 205 Amelia St. (downstairs) from 11:30am-1 pm and  4-6:30 pm.

BINGO @ PRECIOUS BLOOD PARISH in Glen Walter. Wed. May 15 & 29 in church hall.  Doors open @ 5pm.  EARLY BIRD GAMES @ 6:20pm.  BINGO @ 7pm.  See you there!

CORNWALL QUILTERS GUILD next monthly meeting Mon. May 13 at 7 pm in St. Matthews Lutheran Church hall, 1509 2nd St. W.; featuring Terry Rolland via Zoom.  Info: Barb 613-360-8079.

Tenant Association of Cornwall & Area General Meeting Wed. May 15, Cornwall Public Library from 6-8pm. Discussing: How can TACA support tenants? Light refreshments will be served, childcare & youth activities available on site and Legal Clinic representative will be present for questions. Everyone is welcome!

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BR 297 Ladies’ Auxiliary Meetings of 2024. First Wednesday of the month. Executive meeting at 6:00 pm. General meeting at 6:30 pm. Dates are May 8th (election night), June 5th. Ann Primeau (Pres.)

CORNWALL SENIOR CITIZENS’ BRIDGE CLUB (age 50+) invites you to play Duplicate Bridge on Monday and Friday afternoons 12:30pm at the Benson Center. ACBL sanctioned Club. Info: Lorna at 613-931-1283.

THE SEAWAY STRINGS invites experienced fiddlers to join us for another year of fun playing Scottish, Irish, and Old Time music Thurs. from 1-3pm at the Seaway Senior Citizens Club, 506 Pitt St. Info: Rick at 613-932-2872.

SEAWAY TOASTMASTERS CLUB is a supportive public speaking group with a focus on personal growth. Join us every second and fourth Tuesday, at the Cornwall Public Library, at 6:15pm. Meeting at 6:30 sharp. Info: Nathalee Leblanc 613-302-9658 or

COMMUNITY ROAST BEEF DINNER on Thurs., May 9th in the St. Francis de Sales Parish Hall (434 Second St. W.) from 4:30-6 PM. Sponsored by St. Francis Knights of Columbus Council 11531. Complete dinner with coleslaw, roll, Roast Beef  entrée, potatoes, vegetables, dessert & beverage. Fully accessible hall with elevator service. Home delivery is available by placing your order through Delivery Coordinator: Paul Gaudet (613)932-2878.

ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY STAMP CLUB meets May 14th  (every 3rd Tuesday of the month) at Cornwall Public Library, 2nd floor from 6:30-8:30 pm.

COUNTRY MUSIC & DANCE at the Cornwall Township Lions Club on May 11 from 6-11 pm.  BBQ Chicken, French Fries, salad & dessert  served at 6 pm. Info: 613-936-3625.

LEGION SENIORS OVER 60 CLUB BID EUCHRE will be held on May 9, 16, 23 and 30th in the main hall starting at 1 pm. All new players are welcome.

FREE IMPROVISATION WORKSHOP with Robert Poirier titled “Jeux dits impros !”  on Thurs., May 9 at 6:30pm at the gymnasium of the Charles-Émile Claude Center, located at 146 Chevrier Ave. Tickets: 

CORNWALL NEWCOMERS CLUB welcomes women who have moved in the last 4 years to Cornwall and the SD&G Counties. Info: Henriette 613-330-9039.

UCW SPRING BUS TRIP – Sat. May 25 Rideau Shopping Centre; Leaving at  8:30am and returning home at 4:30pm. Last call to reserve your seat 613-938-3704.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FEDERAL RETIREES – Cornwall and District Branch annual members meeting, May 9, Cornwall Legion, 10h30, lunch included.

YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS! The Country Lads at the Royal Canadian Legion on May 18 at 8 pm. Tickets in advance or at the door. Call or stop in for information.

TRI-COUNTY COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION DANCE Lions Club Bonville Oct.12, Nov. 9, Dec.14 at 6pm-11pm.

ST. LAWRENCE SENIORS BINGO at ANAF Mondays and Thursdays. Doors open at 10am. Bingo starts at 12pm

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS meetings every Tuesday at 7pm at Wesleyan Church, 780 Sydney St. 613-362-7634.

IS SOMEONE’S DRINKING BOTHERING YOU? You are not alone. There is help and hope. Call 613-937-4880 or visit

CORNWALL COMFORT QUILTS are handmade for and given to cancer patients. Info: Janice 613-936-1951.

IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR BOOKS AND ITEMS of a religious nature, visit “Catholic Information Centre” Mon.- Fri.10am-4pm at Unit 1, 812 Pitt St. 613-933-5099

THE MOCCASIN RAILROAD CLUB meets at 7pm the first Wednesday of each month at the Centre Charles Emile Claude, 146B Chevrier Avenue. Modellers and rail enthusiasts. Info: John Kelly, 613 930-5646.

SEAWAY FIBROMYALGIA GROUP Aqua Fitness Group @Cornwall Aquatic Center every Tuesday & Friday from 12pm-1pm. Info: Denise 613-662-5003; Theresa 613-662-8713

CORNWALL ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION regular fun dart games every Mon.& Tues at 1pm. Everyone welcome. Info: 613 931-1815.

MULTIPLE MYELOMA SUPPORT: If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Myeloma and would like to connect with others, join us on Facebook, and email:

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS  “Seniors & Friends” Wednesday Lunches from 11:30am-1pm, 205 Amelia St. (downstairs). Take-out available. 613-932-7600.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS 205 Amelia St. (downstairs). Wings & Things every Thursday from 4:30-8pm. Take-out available.

SEAWAY SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB 506 Pitt St. offers guitar lessons, jamming sessions, chair yoga, fitness classes, bid euchre, canasta, crafts, quilting, choir, darts and more. Call 932-4969 for more info.

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION Fish and Chips. Every Friday from 4:30-6:30pm. Take out or eat in. Order: 613-933-2362.

CORNWALL TOWNSHIP LIONS CLUB BONVILLE Breakfast every Sunday 8-noon. Info: Roly 613-932-9396.

SEAWAY WINDS CONCERT BAND invites musicians to join us. Rehearsals every Wednesday, 6:45-8:45pm at The Salvation Army Community Church, 500 York Street. Info: Ralph Bough at 613-362-4881.

BINGO AT THE CCÉC Come play every Monday at 6pm. Doors open at 4pm. NO RESERVATION. Meet us at CCÉC 146b avenue Chevrier, Cornwall.

BEREAVED FAMILIES OF ONTARIO South Eastern Region. Open and share group sessions 6pm on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month in the Starbrite Centre, located at 343 Pitt St. Info: 613-936-7470.

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