Omemee: Mill Pond Bridge reopens to traffic after repairs
The Mill Pond Bridge is now open to traffic after a long closure. There will be another closure later in the season when the final paving is complete.
Omemee Lions Club is selling tickets for Ducktona again this year. Tickets are $5 and are available from Omemee Lions members at Coronation Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays or by emailing your order and contact information to [email protected]
The draw will take place at Omemee Beach Park on July 1 at 6 p.m.
Only 750 tickets are available. First prize is $1,000, second $350, third a campfire package worth $250, and $100 for the last dead duck.
Omemee will be getting a major facelift thanks to the Ontario Connects program. Up to $3 million will be spent to rebuild and resurface King Street (Highway 7) from the Pigeon River Bridge to James Street. The project will include the replacement of storm sewers, curbs, gutters and sidewalks as well as streetscape improvements.
Funding of $123,200 from the Trillium Foundation was also announced for the Legion’s new patio project.
The Omemee Blooms Club will hold its annual plant sale, May 18, from 9-11 a.m. or while supplies last. The sale will take place at Legion Omemee. Bring containers to carry your purchases.
Fowlers’ Corners and the District Lions Club will again be hosting Cruise Nights at The Barn, 124 Lindsay Rd. beginning May 19, 5 p.m. to dusk.
There is no admission fee, but free donations will help defray costs. There will be live music from June to August.
The Manvers Historical Society will hold a grafting workshop on May 7 at 198 Jack Lane. You will learn how to graft a cultivar onto an apple tree to bring it home. All attendees must pre-register by calling Kathy at 705-277-2751 or [email protected] Cost is $40.
The Manvers Research Center, 1480 Hwy 7A (Old Bethany Post Office) will be open May 14, 1-4 p.m. The Center is open Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Kathy at 705-277-2751.
The Coronation Hall Service Center is now open Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for routine business. You can buy a burning permit, pay taxes, buy a dog tag and participate in regular City activities.
Community Care offers many support groups as well as activities and food assistance including the Good Food Box program. For more information, call the office at 705-324-7323.
For more information on recreational activities, contact Health Promoter Danielle at ext. 186.
Community Care has many resources for caregivers in our city. If you are a caregiver and need information or assistance, call the office or visit their website at ccckl.ca for more details.
Soldiers of Change is a support group for 18 year old men. and older. The group meets virtually the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, 5-6:30 p.m. To register, call the office, ext. 186.
A Healing After Overdose Loss support group is held virtually and in-person on the third Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8 p.m.
The Healing After Suicidal Loss support group takes place the first Wednesday of the month, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., virtually and in person.
To register or for more information, call the station. 500. All participants must pre-register.
The Community Care Dental Clinic is open to all residents of the City of Kawartha Lakes. For more information, call 705-879-4100 ext. 2.
Meals on Wheels is also a service offered by Community Care to elderly residents as well as adults with special needs. Meals include soup, starter, roll and dessert, delivered to your doorstep. For more information on this helpful service, call the office at 705-324-7323.