County Newcomer Clubs – Weekly coffee mornings Tuesday mornings @ 10 am a.m. Picton Branch Library. More information can be found on the Library website at http://peclibrary.org/picton/ Thursday mornings @ 10 am at the Wellington Library http://peclibrary.org/wellington/ Welcome Wagon – a Canadian national greeting service that provides free services to communities throughout Canada. Register for a visit at http://www.welcomewagon.ca/index.php/en/new-to-the-community
Serving Prince Edward County. The Elks is a non-profit organization which raises funds for children and families in need in our community. We meet the 2nd Monday of every month at 8:00 PM Allisonville Hall. Hall rental/catering available.
Allisonville Hall,1 Dutch Road Consecon Ontario
Activities: Regular memberships depend on heritage. Associated memberships are obtained if you agree on the aims and objectives of the association. The groups holds bi-monthly meetings. Members operate the Loyalist Museum in Adolphustown. The museum is open seasonally, by appointment visitors may use the genealogy library year round.
Prince Edward County, Ontario
The Legion mandate is three fold. First, as the keeper of Remembrance Day, Legion Branches are also dedicated to the support of local Veteran’s and their dependents and lastly; they are actively involved in community Youth and Education. The Poppy Fund is an important part of the Legion movement, raising money for veterans in need. The Legion performs community services beyond the capability of the individual, assistance to the aging, to youth, to churches and food banks to name just a few. Bingo, turkey rolls, barbecues and suppers are just some of our regular fund raising events. Each Legion Branch has a licensed club service room that is open to the public and catered Legion halls that are available for public rental. For information on activities or for membership inquiries, contact any of the following: Royal Canadian Legion Branch #78, Picton 21 Elks St, Picton, ON K0K 2T0 (613) 476-6161 facebook.com/groups/262997300414108/ Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 160 Wellington 364 Main St., Wellington On K0K 3L0 (613) 399-1684 facebook.com/RoyalCanadianLegionBranch160WellingtonOn/ Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 509 Consecon 184 Mill St., Consecon, ON K0K 1T0 (613) 392-7433 facebook.com/RCL509/
The Rotary Club of Wellington meets at the Royal Canadian Legion, 364 Main St., Wellington, every Tuesday morning at 7:07am. We are an organization of business, professional, and community leaders who come together through committment and fellowship to create opportunities and a better future for future generations. Visitors to our meetings are welcome and applications for membership are available. Members get a chance to become more involved in the community and to provide aid to other parts of the world through the opportunities that the local club and Rotary International offer. For information please call: The Rotary Club of Wellington 613-399-3415
364 Main Street Wellington Legion Wellington Ontario
Activities: The women work hard to provide scholarships and bursaries to highschool graduates who are pursuing post-secondary education. A mature womans bursary is also awarded annually. Donations of time and/or monies are frequently made to local activities and organizations such as the Prince Edward Memorial Hospital, Meals on Wheels, Regent Theatre Foundation, etc.
528 Cty. Rd. 19 Ameliasburgh
21 Elk Street, Picton Ontario
Quinte Model Shipwrights is group of people dedicated to the hobby of model boat building. This includes researching archives of civil or naval museums and manufacturers and developing scale drawings to build the replica. This is called scratch building. Other members use commercially available kits, drawings, or hulls to construct the version of the ship they desire. When modifying a kit to match a particular ship, this is called kit-bashing; probably one of the more popular methods of construction. We put on static displays of scale model boats and/or on-water demonstrations of radio controlled electric or wind powered boats. We are currently 30 members and we meet on the first Friday of every month at the home of our President, Bob Strachan, 1116 County Rd 8 Picton. 476-1263. Check the pec.on.ca calendar of events for a listing of our display dates.
Activities: Meetings consists of exchange sessions, discussions and meetings with dealers from out of town. Anyone interested in collecting stamps may participate. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. of every month except for July and August. Members meet at Benson Hall, Picton
The Prince Edward Radio Control Flying Club promotes all types of Radio Control flying, from backyard flyers up to jet turbine aircraft. Beginners are welcome, and the club members will be pleased to assist in advice and flying tuition. Regular flying takes place at our flying field, and club meetings are held in Picton.
Activities: Programs involve encouraging the advancement of amateur radio, local and worldwide fraternity of persons with goodwill and friendship. Males and females may join, 12 years and up. Meetings are held first Thursday of each month from September to May at Prince Edward Conservation Authority, Macaulay Mountain at 8:00 p.m.
Prince Edward Flying Club is a non-profit organization founded in 1953. We hold regular monthly meetings, Fly-In breakfasts and various social events throughout the year. It is a great way to re-acquaint yourself with old friends, meet new ones, and talk airplanes and aviation.
Activities: Prince Edward District Womens Institute consists of 7 branches throughout our County. Each month these women attend informative meetings enjoying fun and fellowship together. All branches work at the Art and Craft sale in Picton. Money from this sale goes into community projects and Womens Institute work. They participate in educational programs, are working towards accessible transportation, are strong supporters of Ontario Breast Screening Centre in Kingston, and are concerned with issues of youth and elderly. All women are welcome.
Promotion of gardening by education (monthly meetings); encouraging the planting of trees, shrubs, flowers and vegetables; arranging horticultural activities such as field trips, contests, exhibitions with prizes; promoting the protection of the environment.
The Prince Edward County Field Naturalists, an affiliate of the Federation of Ontario Naturalists, was formed in 1997 to address the interests of a growing number of county residents curious about the natural world around them. The organization fosters and encourages conservation of natural habitat and undertakes projects related to public education, conservation and awareness of natural history.