Meetings are held at the Masonic Hall, Main St. West, Picton every 2nd Tuesday of the month, October through June at 8:00 p.m. Members of the Saint George Preceptory are recognized as the Christian Arm of the Masonic Order. All meetings are predominant with an open Bible. The Masonic Order has been in existence since 1168.
We are offering FREE lessons to you and your children. Our band has no age limits and everyone is welcome. There is no cost involved and practice instruments are loaned free. We are an independent entity and funded only by our involvement in the parades.
Picton Legions Pipes & DrumsWe play parades, events and supply pipers and drummers for weddings and funerals.
Prince Edward County, Ontario
This organization is connected with the Elks club but the members are women. The objective of the Royal Purple is to collect money through banquets to donate to charities such as the purple cross,the hospital, fire victims and helping children to go on camping trips. Meetings are held every second Monday of the month at the Picton Elks Hall.
Elk St. Picton Ontario
The members meet every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at the Old Happy Hour School, R.R. #2,Picton, Ontario. The men donate money to the Camp Trillium Foundation for children with incurablediseases. They also loan out crutches, wheelchairs and walkers through the humanitarian services. The money is raised through banquets.
R.R. #2 Picton Ontario
The masonic members main goal is to nip drugs in the bud. Pancake breakfasts, chicken barbecues at the Ameliasburgh Fair are just a couple of the fund raising events held. Prince Edward Masonic Lodge #18 613-476-7382 Prince Edward Chapter #31 613-476-3308 Consecon Masonic Lodge #50 613-394-0802 Star In The East Lodge #164, Wellington 613-399-3061 The St. George Preceptory #52 613-476-3308
Picton Consecon Bloomfield Wellington Ontario
The Wellington Lions Club operates out of the Wellington Community Centre. Their main goal isto provide money or services wherever it is needed in the community. The Lions meet every 2nd and 4th Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m., September through June.
The Rebekah Lodge is affiliated with the Odd Fellows Lodge. The women meet every second and fourth Tuesday of the month (except July and August) at the Lodge Hall (the former Happy Hour School). Any woman over the age of 18 is welcome to join. The lodge members support a foster child as well as the local Salvation Army Summer Camp. The combined lodges support eye research, leukemia research, and sponsor a youth to visit the United Nations annually. Locally they have a committee who lends wheelchairs, commode chairs, canes, crutches, etc. free of charge. To raise the funds for donations the women prepare meals for banquets and the men from Odd Fellows Lodge serve the meal.
Meetings are held Mondays at 6:15 p.m. at the Legion Hall, Picton. Visit our website for information on activities or for membership inquiries. Through membership in Kiwanis, individuals can give of themselves, their talents, and their time to contribute both to the local and to the wider community. Kiwanians can form life-long friendships based on mutual interests and the shared joy of helping others.
Royal Canadian Legion Hall Ontario
Kinsmen provides members with a better sense of fulfilment, by involving them in the life of their community. Kinsmen are provided with an opportunity to make lasting friendships and fellowships often lacking in the world of today. Fund raising events are the Home and Sports Show held on Mothers Day in May, T.V. Bingo aired on channel 3 every Thursday, and in conjunction with the Quinte Summer Music Festival they sponsor the Dream Auction held in September. All profits go into community projects such as Cystic Fibrosis, Kidney Foundation, Medical Equipment, Junior Sailing School. Any male under 40 years young interested in joining the Kinsmen, are treated as guests until they decide whether or not to join. The Kinsmen hold two meetings, the second and last Wednesday of the month, except in July and August. The dinner meetings are held in the Yacht Club, Hill St., Picton at 6:30 p.m. with a cost of $9 for members.
Monthly meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of every month in members homes or in different restaurants. The main fund raiser for the Kinettes is the teenage dances held at St. Gregory Church Hall every month. The money is donated to the community or their fund for Cystic Fibrosis.
The K-40 are affiliates with the only completely Canadian service group in existence the Kinsmen. In order to keep the Kinsmen young and active the members 41+ graduate to the K-40 club. Their meetings are more for fellowship reasons and are held in various locations in the community. Although they are no longer active in the Kinsmen Club the older members are available for advice or help.