Community Messages

Monday, December 10
All day

The Salvation Army Belleville Christmas Kettle Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Our Christmas Kettle campaign is our MAIN fundraiser. All money raised goes directly back into OUR community through our food, clothing and emergency food bank programs. Our campaign runs from Nov. 14 to Dec. 22. We have 15 kettles located across the City and we need VOLUNTEERS to help "man" them. ALL kettles are indoors. If you are looking for a way to "GIVE BACK" this holiday season please call DEB SCOTT 613- 922- (GIFT) 4438.

Location/Venue Name
The Salvation Army Community and Family Services

  • 295 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, ON, K8N 3B3
All day

Volunteers Needed

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Quinte Educational Museum and Archives is looking for volunteers.  We are an educational museum and archives, based in Prince Edward County.  We are looking for members, executive members, volunteers in our one room schoolhouse, and volunteers in our archives.  Visit our website at qema1978.org and email us at jsommer@qema1978.org if you are interested in joining our great organization. 

01:00 PM

International Human Rights Day: Write for Rights

01:00 PM — 07:00 PM

Join Amnesty International's Write for Rights, the world's largest human rights event, by writing on behalf of prisoners of conscience and human rights defenders.  From 1 to 7 p.m. at Bridge Street United Church, 60 Bridge St. E. Belleville.  It makes a difference.  Sponsored by AI's Belleville Group 111.  For more information call Jan at (613) 968-9659 or Connie at (613) 962-7416. 

Location/Venue Name
Bridge Street United Church

  • 60 Bridge Street , Belleville, ON, K8N 1L7
Tuesday, December 11
All day

50+ Centre Membership

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Belleville's 50+ Centre - Encouraging you to live your life to the fullest! Meet new people, stay active & try new things. Our variety of activities and programs offered regularly $5.00 annual membership Open 9am-4pm Monday to Friday 613-966-4632 www.qswc.ca

12:00 PM

Community Cafe - Senior's Lunch

12:00 PM — 02:00 PM

Simply put we love people and we love food. People have been gathering over a meal since the beginning of time, a tradition we feel is worthy of continuing, because for us, there is seldom something better then good food and good company. All to often as we age we seem to let the dinner and lunch dates we kept with friends fall by the wayside, loosing site of all of the wonderful health and wellness benefits socialization and joy can bring to our lives - that is where we come in! Community Cafe is a weekly lunch (every Tuesday at 12 noon) hosted by CCSH where seniors in our community are able to come and enjoy a delicious, affordable 3 course meal ($9.00 per person) while socializing with friends new and old. Enjoy menus created specifically with seniors health in mind and enjoy periodic entertainment and talks on a number of topics related to seniors health and wellness, including different programs and services available right here in our own community. At Community Cafe we welcome all to join us for an afternoon of friends, fun, and good food! Want more information, or to book your seat? Give us a call today: 613-969-0130

Location/Venue Name
Cross Roads To Care - Bayview Mall

  • 470 Dundas St E Unit 63, Belleville, K8N 1G1
02:00 PM

CARP-Coffee&Chat-

02:00 PM — 04:00 PM

CARP-Greater Bay of Quinte Chapter 39-invites all to attend a social time on Tuesday December 11 from 2-4pm at Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre, in multipurpose room 2nd floor (elevator)-with entertainment from Belleville's own Ukulele group called the "Jumping Fleas", Treats, and a draw for 3 beautiful holiday floral arrangements.

Location/Venue Name
Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre

  • 265 Cannifton Rd, Belleville, K8N 4V7
05:30 PM

Come join the Knitterati

05:30 PM — 07:30 PM

Come and be part of the Knitterati! Belleville Public Library's social knitting circle "Knitterati" will return in September, 2018. Bring your knitting, crochet, or other fibre craft project to this free drop-in program on the second floor of the library to work as a group, chat, and meet other knitters! Just starting out and need a little help casting on? Don’t worry; your fellow knitters will be there to give you a hand or offer advice. The program is held every other Tuesday evening from 5:30-7: 30 pm, Sept. 4-Dec. 11 on the 2nd floor. No registration required.   Call 613-968-6731 ext. 2037 for more information.

Wednesday, December 12
All day

Volunteers Needed

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Quinte Educational Museum and Archives is looking for volunteers.  We are an educational museum and archives, based in Prince Edward County.  We are looking for members, executive members, volunteers in our one room schoolhouse, and volunteers in our archives.  Visit our website at qema1978.org and email us at jsommer@qema1978.org if you are interested in joining our great organization. 

10:00 AM

Computer Coach

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Have you taken one of our computer classes but feel like you could use more practice? Or maybe you need a little help coming up with ways to keep those computer skills fresh? Come and join us for our confidence-building drop-in group sessions.  Work on your surfing skills with our Internet scavenger hunt, work with Facebook, practice moving, copying or deleting files – from a desktop or an USB  -- all this and more in a supportive environment with zero fear of “messing up”. Each week will focus on a new topic. Every other Wed. from Sept. 19 – Dec. 12 from 10-11 am. For more information call 613-968-6731 x2037.

Thursday, December 13
All day

50+ Centre Membership

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Belleville's 50+ Centre - Encouraging you to live your life to the fullest! Meet new people, stay active & try new things. Our variety of activities and programs offered regularly $5.00 annual membership Open 9am-4pm Monday to Friday 613-966-4632 www.qswc.ca

Friday, December 14
All day

Quinte Living Centre Concert Band

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you play a musical instrument? Can you read music? Then join the Quinte Living Centre Concert band on Monday evenings, 7-9 pm.  We are a community band playing a variety of music icluding big band, jazz, dixieland, broadway and classical.  All levels of musicianship, and all ages are welcome, and there is no charge to join! If you want to have some fun, meet new people and challenge yourself to become a better player, then the QLC Concert Band is for you!  Call Laurie at 613-848-1216 or email laurane.jones@cogeco.ca or salsedore@gmail.com for more information.

All day

Volunteers Needed

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Quinte Educational Museum and Archives is looking for volunteers.  We are an educational museum and archives, based in Prince Edward County.  We are looking for members, executive members, volunteers in our one room schoolhouse, and volunteers in our archives.  Visit our website at qema1978.org and email us at jsommer@qema1978.org if you are interested in joining our great organization. 

10:00 AM

2018 Belleville General Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Bazaar

10:00 AM — 02:00 PM

Bake Sale - Lots of Homemade Goodies * Gift Baskets * Punch Gift * Treasure Table * Reserve Auction * Chinese Auction All proceedings go to support the services and the programs of the BGH Auxiliary.  

Location/Venue Name
265 Dundas Street East

  • 265 Dundas Street East, Belleville, K8N 5A9
Saturday, December 15
07:00 AM

Other Side Media's Quinte Christmas Celebration 2018

07:00 AM — 12:00 PM

The Other Side Media Group... "Quinte's Non-Profit Media Promoting People Making a Difference" Since 1999 is proud to present our annual "Quinte Christmas Celebration" Featuring LIVE Entertainment for the whole family to enjoy... Line-up to be announced.soon It is one festive event not to be missed, that has something for the whole family to enjoy! REFRESHMENTS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE, ONE NIGHT ONLY... Sat. Dec.15 2018 @ BEST WESTERN BELLEVILLE 387 N FRONT ST. 2ND FLOOR MEETING ROOMS Doors open 6:30pm.. Showtime 7pm-close... . Santa & Mrs Claus prize draws So don't miss it! For more information... please call 613-847-4133 or 613-242-4284 FREE ADMISSION Donations in support of The Other Side Media Group's non-profit projects/services including our independently produced radio shows, publications, websites, videos, special events and community outreach and/or to the local Food Banks and the Firefighters Toy Drive would be appreciated. HELP US CONTINUE TO HELP THOSE IN NEED FROM OUR COMMUNITY & BEYOND.... AS WE CELEBRATE NEARLY 20 YEARS OF SERVICE IN OUR COMMUNITY AND BEYOND! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT. More Info Find us on Facebook @ The Other Side Media Group

Location/Venue Name
Best Western Belleville

  • 387 N Front St. 2nd floor Meeting rooms, Belleville, K8P 3C8
Sunday, December 16
All day

Volunteers Needed

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Quinte Educational Museum and Archives is looking for volunteers.  We are an educational museum and archives, based in Prince Edward County.  We are looking for members, executive members, volunteers in our one room schoolhouse, and volunteers in our archives.  Visit our website at qema1978.org and email us at jsommer@qema1978.org if you are interested in joining our great organization. 

All day

50+ Centre Membership

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Belleville's 50+ Centre - Encouraging you to live your life to the fullest! Meet new people, stay active & try new things. Our variety of activities and programs offered regularly $5.00 annual membership Open 9am-4pm Monday to Friday 613-966-4632 www.qswc.ca

04:30 PM

Carols by Candlelight

04:30 PM — 05:30 PM

The Choirs of St. Thomas' Anglican Church, Belleville, will be presenting “Carols by Candlelight,” a Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols on Sunday afternoon, December 16th. The service will be presented in the traditional style of King's College, Cambridge. The Junior and Senior choirs, conducted and accompanied by music directors Matthieu Latreille & Francine Nguyen-Savaria, will present Christmas carols and anthems. The congregation is also invited to join in singing some all-time favourites.   The event will start at 4:30 PM. A reception will follow during which light refreshments will be served. Admission is by donation.

Location/Venue Name
St. Thomas' Anglican Church

  • 201 Church Street, Belleville, K8N 5P2
07:00 PM

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols for Christmas

07:00 PM — 08:30 PM

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols for Christmas will be held at St Paul's Anglican Church Brighton (48 Sanford Street) on Sunday December 16, 2018 at 7:00pm. Fr Keith Joyce Officiant with readers from Church and community.  Nadia Morier - Music Director and St Paul's Choir.  All Warmly Invited.

Location/Venue Name
St Paul's Anglican Church

  • 48 Sanford Street, Brighton, Ontario, K0K 1H0
Monday, December 17
All day

The Salvation Army Belleville Christmas Kettle Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Our Christmas Kettle campaign is our MAIN fundraiser. All money raised goes directly back into OUR community through our food, clothing and emergency food bank programs. Our campaign runs from Nov. 14 to Dec. 22. We have 15 kettles located across the City and we need VOLUNTEERS to help "man" them. ALL kettles are indoors. If you are looking for a way to "GIVE BACK" this holiday season please call DEB SCOTT 613- 922- (GIFT) 4438.

Location/Venue Name
The Salvation Army Community and Family Services

  • 295 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, ON, K8N 3B3
All day

50+ Centre Membership

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Belleville's 50+ Centre - Encouraging you to live your life to the fullest! Meet new people, stay active & try new things. Our variety of activities and programs offered regularly $5.00 annual membership Open 9am-4pm Monday to Friday 613-966-4632 www.qswc.ca

Tuesday, December 18
All day

Volunteers Needed

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Quinte Educational Museum and Archives is looking for volunteers.  We are an educational museum and archives, based in Prince Edward County.  We are looking for members, executive members, volunteers in our one room schoolhouse, and volunteers in our archives.  Visit our website at qema1978.org and email us at jsommer@qema1978.org if you are interested in joining our great organization. 

12:00 PM

Community Cafe - Senior's Lunch

12:00 PM — 02:00 PM

Simply put we love people and we love food. People have been gathering over a meal since the beginning of time, a tradition we feel is worthy of continuing, because for us, there is seldom something better then good food and good company. All to often as we age we seem to let the dinner and lunch dates we kept with friends fall by the wayside, loosing site of all of the wonderful health and wellness benefits socialization and joy can bring to our lives - that is where we come in! Community Cafe is a weekly lunch (every Tuesday at 12 noon) hosted by CCSH where seniors in our community are able to come and enjoy a delicious, affordable 3 course meal ($9.00 per person) while socializing with friends new and old. Enjoy menus created specifically with seniors health in mind and enjoy periodic entertainment and talks on a number of topics related to seniors health and wellness, including different programs and services available right here in our own community. At Community Cafe we welcome all to join us for an afternoon of friends, fun, and good food! Want more information, or to book your seat? Give us a call today: 613-969-0130

Location/Venue Name
Cross Roads To Care - Bayview Mall

  • 470 Dundas St E Unit 63, Belleville, K8N 1G1
Wednesday, December 19
All day

50+ Centre Membership

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Belleville's 50+ Centre - Encouraging you to live your life to the fullest! Meet new people, stay active & try new things. Our variety of activities and programs offered regularly $5.00 annual membership Open 9am-4pm Monday to Friday 613-966-4632 www.qswc.ca

12:45 PM

Hastings Manor Auxiliary

12:45 PM — 02:00 PM

Monthly Meeting

Location/Venue Name
Hastings Manor

  • 476 Dundas Street West, Belleville, K8P 5B2
Thursday, December 20
All day

Volunteers Needed

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Quinte Educational Museum and Archives is looking for volunteers.  We are an educational museum and archives, based in Prince Edward County.  We are looking for members, executive members, volunteers in our one room schoolhouse, and volunteers in our archives.  Visit our website at qema1978.org and email us at jsommer@qema1978.org if you are interested in joining our great organization. 

Friday, December 21
All day

Quinte Living Centre Concert Band

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you play a musical instrument? Can you read music? Then join the Quinte Living Centre Concert band on Monday evenings, 7-9 pm.  We are a community band playing a variety of music icluding big band, jazz, dixieland, broadway and classical.  All levels of musicianship, and all ages are welcome, and there is no charge to join! If you want to have some fun, meet new people and challenge yourself to become a better player, then the QLC Concert Band is for you!  Call Laurie at 613-848-1216 or email laurane.jones@cogeco.ca or salsedore@gmail.com for more information.

All day

50+ Centre Membership

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Belleville's 50+ Centre - Encouraging you to live your life to the fullest! Meet new people, stay active & try new things. Our variety of activities and programs offered regularly $5.00 annual membership Open 9am-4pm Monday to Friday 613-966-4632 www.qswc.ca

Saturday, December 22
All day

Volunteers Needed

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Quinte Educational Museum and Archives is looking for volunteers.  We are an educational museum and archives, based in Prince Edward County.  We are looking for members, executive members, volunteers in our one room schoolhouse, and volunteers in our archives.  Visit our website at qema1978.org and email us at jsommer@qema1978.org if you are interested in joining our great organization. 

03:00 PM

The Gift - A Child Concert

03:00 PM — 04:00 PM

The Christ Child story in word and song at Belleville Seventh-day Adventist Church, 253 Dundas St W, Belleville. Refreshments to follow. 

Location/Venue Name
Belleville Seventh-day Adventist Church

  • 253 Dundas St W , Belleville, K8P 1A9
Sunday, December 23
03:00 PM

Christmas Concert & Sing-Along at Bridge St. United Church

03:00 PM — 04:30 PM

A wonderful and affordable daytime concert for the entire family!  Entrance by free-will offering.  Featured performers:  David Schewchuck (violin), Elizabeth McDonald (soprano), Robert Greene (tenor), Ben Perrier (trombone), Murray Baer (organ), Julian Nelson (recorder), Bridge Street Handbell Choir, Vocal Choirs of Bridge Street United and Pentecostals of Quinte, and the Quinte Living Centre Concert Band. 

Location/Venue Name
Bridge St. United Church

  • 60 Bridge Street East, Belleville, K8N 1L7
Monday, December 24
All day

Volunteers Needed

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Quinte Educational Museum and Archives is looking for volunteers.  We are an educational museum and archives, based in Prince Edward County.  We are looking for members, executive members, volunteers in our one room schoolhouse, and volunteers in our archives.  Visit our website at qema1978.org and email us at jsommer@qema1978.org if you are interested in joining our great organization. 

Tuesday, December 25
12:00 PM

Community Cafe - Senior's Lunch

12:00 PM — 02:00 PM

Simply put we love people and we love food. People have been gathering over a meal since the beginning of time, a tradition we feel is worthy of continuing, because for us, there is seldom something better then good food and good company. All to often as we age we seem to let the dinner and lunch dates we kept with friends fall by the wayside, loosing site of all of the wonderful health and wellness benefits socialization and joy can bring to our lives - that is where we come in! Community Cafe is a weekly lunch (every Tuesday at 12 noon) hosted by CCSH where seniors in our community are able to come and enjoy a delicious, affordable 3 course meal ($9.00 per person) while socializing with friends new and old. Enjoy menus created specifically with seniors health in mind and enjoy periodic entertainment and talks on a number of topics related to seniors health and wellness, including different programs and services available right here in our own community. At Community Cafe we welcome all to join us for an afternoon of friends, fun, and good food! Want more information, or to book your seat? Give us a call today: 613-969-0130

Location/Venue Name
Cross Roads To Care - Bayview Mall

  • 470 Dundas St E Unit 63, Belleville, K8N 1G1
Wednesday, December 26
All day

Volunteers Needed

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Quinte Educational Museum and Archives is looking for volunteers.  We are an educational museum and archives, based in Prince Edward County.  We are looking for members, executive members, volunteers in our one room schoolhouse, and volunteers in our archives.  Visit our website at qema1978.org and email us at jsommer@qema1978.org if you are interested in joining our great organization. 

Friday, December 28
All day

Volunteers Needed

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Quinte Educational Museum and Archives is looking for volunteers.  We are an educational museum and archives, based in Prince Edward County.  We are looking for members, executive members, volunteers in our one room schoolhouse, and volunteers in our archives.  Visit our website at qema1978.org and email us at jsommer@qema1978.org if you are interested in joining our great organization. 

All day

Quinte Living Centre Concert Band

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Do you play a musical instrument? Can you read music? Then join the Quinte Living Centre Concert band on Monday evenings, 7-9 pm.  We are a community band playing a variety of music icluding big band, jazz, dixieland, broadway and classical.  All levels of musicianship, and all ages are welcome, and there is no charge to join! If you want to have some fun, meet new people and challenge yourself to become a better player, then the QLC Concert Band is for you!  Call Laurie at 613-848-1216 or email laurane.jones@cogeco.ca or salsedore@gmail.com for more information.

Sunday, December 30
All day

Volunteers Needed

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Quinte Educational Museum and Archives is looking for volunteers.  We are an educational museum and archives, based in Prince Edward County.  We are looking for members, executive members, volunteers in our one room schoolhouse, and volunteers in our archives.  Visit our website at qema1978.org and email us at jsommer@qema1978.org if you are interested in joining our great organization. 

Monday, December 31
08:00 PM

Celebrate New Years Eve at The Legion

08:00 PM — 11:59 PM

Celebrate New Years Eve at the Royal Canadian Legion, 132 Pinnacle Street, Belleville from 8 pm with entertainment by The Shadows.    Also see The Picket Fence at the New Year Levy.  Tickets on sale now  613-968-9053 for more info.

Tuesday, January 1
12:00 PM

Community Cafe - Senior's Lunch

12:00 PM — 02:00 PM

Simply put we love people and we love food. People have been gathering over a meal since the beginning of time, a tradition we feel is worthy of continuing, because for us, there is seldom something better then good food and good company. All to often as we age we seem to let the dinner and lunch dates we kept with friends fall by the wayside, loosing site of all of the wonderful health and wellness benefits socialization and joy can bring to our lives - that is where we come in! Community Cafe is a weekly lunch (every Tuesday at 12 noon) hosted by CCSH where seniors in our community are able to come and enjoy a delicious, affordable 3 course meal ($9.00 per person) while socializing with friends new and old. Enjoy menus created specifically with seniors health in mind and enjoy periodic entertainment and talks on a number of topics related to seniors health and wellness, including different programs and services available right here in our own community. At Community Cafe we welcome all to join us for an afternoon of friends, fun, and good food! Want more information, or to book your seat? Give us a call today: 613-969-0130

Location/Venue Name
Cross Roads To Care - Bayview Mall

  • 470 Dundas St E Unit 63, Belleville, K8N 1G1
Tuesday, January 8
12:00 PM

Community Cafe - Senior's Lunch

12:00 PM — 02:00 PM

Simply put we love people and we love food. People have been gathering over a meal since the beginning of time, a tradition we feel is worthy of continuing, because for us, there is seldom something better then good food and good company. All to often as we age we seem to let the dinner and lunch dates we kept with friends fall by the wayside, loosing site of all of the wonderful health and wellness benefits socialization and joy can bring to our lives - that is where we come in! Community Cafe is a weekly lunch (every Tuesday at 12 noon) hosted by CCSH where seniors in our community are able to come and enjoy a delicious, affordable 3 course meal ($9.00 per person) while socializing with friends new and old. Enjoy menus created specifically with seniors health in mind and enjoy periodic entertainment and talks on a number of topics related to seniors health and wellness, including different programs and services available right here in our own community. At Community Cafe we welcome all to join us for an afternoon of friends, fun, and good food! Want more information, or to book your seat? Give us a call today: 613-969-0130

Location/Venue Name
Cross Roads To Care - Bayview Mall

  • 470 Dundas St E Unit 63, Belleville, K8N 1G1
Wednesday, January 9
10:00 AM

Computer Coach

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM

  Have you taken one of our computer classes but feel like you could use more practice? Or maybe you need a little help coming up with ways to keep those computer skills fresh? Come join us for our confidence-building drop-in group sessions.  Work on your surfing skills with our Internet scavenger hunt, work with Facebook, practice moving, copying or deleting files – from a desktop or an USB  -- all this and more in a supportive environment with zero fear of “messing up”. Each week will focus on a new topic. Every other Wed. from Jan. 9 – Jun. 26 from 10-11 am. For more information call 613-968-6731 x2037.

Location/Venue Name
Belleville Public Library

  • 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville, K8N 3B1
02:00 PM

Afternoon Knit and Knatter

02:00 PM — 04:00 PM

If you can’t make it to our evening knitting group, have no fear! Belleville Public Library presents Afternoon Knit and Knatter, an afternoon social knitting circle. Beginning January 9, bring your knitting, crochet, or other fiber craft project to this free drop in program on the first floor of the library to work as a group, chat, and meet other knitters! This program is held every other Wednesday afternoon from 2-4:00 pm, Jan. 9 to Jun. 26 on the 1st floor. No registration required.     Call 613-968-6731 ext. 2037 for more information.

Location/Venue Name
Belleville Public Library

  • 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville, K*N 3B1
05:30 PM

Knitterati at Belleville Publibc Library

05:30 PM — 07:30 PM

Come be part of the Knitterati! Belleville Public Library's social knitting circle "Knitterati" will return in January, 2019. Bring your knitting, crochet, or other fiber craft project to this free drop in program on the second floor of the library to work as a group, chat, and meet other knitters! Just starting out and need a little help casting on? Don’t worry; your fellow knitters will be there to give you a hand or offer advice. The program is held every other Tuesday evening from 5:30-7:30pm, Jan. 8 to Jun. 25 on the 2nd floor. No registration required.     Call 613-968-6731 ext. 2037 for more information.

Location/Venue Name
Belleville Public Library

  • 254 Pinnacle St., Belleville, K8N3B1
07:30 PM

LET'S MAKE A CHOIR

07:30 PM — 09:00 PM

Join a non-auditioned community choir for singers of all ages under the direction and accompaniment of Michael Faulkner. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at St. Columba Presbyterian Church in Belleville. beginning January 9, 2019. Christmas and Spring Concerts will be prepared for the benefit of our community. For more information and to register, please contact Michael Faulkner at 613.391.1541 (phone or text) or email r.michael.faulkner@gmail.com  Visit the website at www.michaelfaulknerschoolofmusic.com