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Debbie Lingen

Verona News

by Debbie Lingen

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Published November 3, 2011

Are you looking for that unique Christmas gift? Then the Annual Christmas Craft Sale on Saturday, November 5 is the place to be. Local crafters will be showcasing a wide selection of local, handmade crafts, knitted goods and baked goods. Everything from stocking stuffers to special gifts for loved ones. And bonus, The Portland District & Area Heritage Society is holding their annual Bake sale at this Craft Sale. Stock up on the Christmas baking but hurry, they sell out early. Lunch is available. All this at the Trinity United Church. 9 am to 2 pm. Free admission.

A fundraiser dance for the Frontenac Flyers PeeWee Rep Team will be held on Saturday, November 12th at the Sydenham Legion with band STAGE FRIGHT - playing classic rock, blues. For advance tickets, call Angie at 613-374-5314. Tickets are $10 per person. Tickets will be available at the door as well. Dance starts at 8:00 pm.

The Frontenac Flyers PeeWee Rep Team would like to thank the customers of New Topper's Convenience Store for their generous support and donations on Saturday, October 22. Their next home game is Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 pm when they take on the Napanee Stars. The home games are held at the Frontenac Community Arena in Piccadilly, off Road 38, on Arena Boundary Road. Come out and support your local hockey team!

Change in days for the next meeting of the Christian Book Club, The next meeting will be Tuesday November 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Verona Free Methodist Church. For more information, call Beth Freeland at 613-374-2703 evenings.

Christmas for Kids is holding a bottle drive on Saturday, November 12. They will be located at the Verona Foodland from 11 am to 4 pm. You can drop off your empties (wine, beer, or cooler empties) with Santa's helpers.

Prince Charles Public School Annual Shopping Trip is scheduled for Sunday November 20. The trip will include stops at Samko Toy Warehouse, Ikea & Vaughan Mills Mall. Cost is $35 for coach bus. All proceeds from the trip go towards the Christmas for Kids campaign. For more info or to reserve your seats call Nicki at 613-374-3610.

Circle November 25 on your calendar. A very special day for everyone - a Free Skate for the children and their parents in the afternoon, and then an evening of fun and camaraderie at the Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. November 25 is a PD day and the Verona Community Association is hosting a day of fun. It starts with an afternoon of free skating at the North Frontenac Community Arena. Music, prizes and fun for all. Free skating time will be from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Then in the evening, Verona and area residents will gather at McMullen Park to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season. Local musician, Ross Clow will lead the crowd in Christmas carols and songs, The Free Methodist Youth Group serves hot chocolate. The Verona Lions Club provides hot dogs and marshmallows around a firepit. The crowd gives the countdown to the lighting of the tree and Verona's Christmas season officially begins at 7:00 p.m. in McMullen Park.

Debbie Lingen

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