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Events

Things to do

Shawville and the surrounding area has a wealth of activities for everyone such as; canoeing, hiking, biking, walking, swimming, hunting, fishing, camping.

 

Fun at the Shawville Fair

Shawville is well known for its activities and festivals throughout the year.

April 2014

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • April 4th — Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup, 9:30-11:30, New Hope Christian Fellowship Church, 586 Main St, Shawville
  • April 4th — Spaghetti Supper, 5:00-7:00pm at the Shawville United Church, enjoy some friendship, fellowship, and delicious spaghetti. Bring the entire family to feast on a heaping plate of homemade spaghetti with cupcakes for dessert. Everyone welcome!!  $10/person  Children 5 years old and under eat free
  • April 7th — Mother Goose Songs, Rhymes and Stories  with KAZ!!!! Ages 0-4 and Parents,  244 Main Street at the Seniors Drop in Center  FREE
  • April 8th – 10-11am, Storytime at the Shawville- Clarendon Library with the Comité 0-5
  • April 11th — Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup, 9:30-11:30, New Hope Christian Fellowship Church, 586 Main St, Shawville
  • April 12th – The Fairy Godmother Shoppe (affordable prom/grad dresses, shoes and accessories) Open house on Saturday April 12, 2014 at Shawville United Church, 410 Main st., Shawville, or send us a message to make a shopping appointment.
  • April 12th — Shawville- Clarendon Fireman’s Ball, 9:00pm, at the Shawville Lion’s Hall.  Live Band: Bacon Tree, light lunch served, lots of door prizes, come out and support your local volunteer Fire Dept.  Tickets are $5 each available from any firefighter or at the door
  • April 14th — Mother Goose Songs, Rhymes and Stories  with KAZ!!!! Ages 0-4 and Parents,  244 Main Street at the Seniors Drop in Center  FREE
  • April 15th — 6:30pm. Open House at Pontiac High School, 455 Maple St, showcasing the educational experience at PHS
  • April 24th — 6-6:45pm, Storytime at the Shawville-Clarendon Library with the Comité 0-5
  • April 25th — Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup, 9:30-11:30, New Hope Christian Fellowship Church, 586 Main St, Shawville
  • April 26th — 10:00am-1:30pm Women’s Wellness Network and Feel Fit present KATHIE DONOVAN (formerly of Regional Contact) www.kathiedonovan.com. Tickets are $35 and include lunch ONLY 100 tickets available – get them early. For information and tickets call: Marilyn 819-648-2366 or Lynne 819-647-2268
  • April 28th — Mother Goose Songs, Rhymes and Stories  with KAZ!!!! Ages 0-4 and Parents,  244 Main Street at the Seniors Drop in Center  FREE

May 2014

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Every Thursday at 7:00pm 2014 Adults co-ed Spring/Summer Soccer League Everyone is welcome to come and play a friendly game of soccer every Thursday night. We have a mixed group of ladies and men of all ages, of every skill level, turning up to play at PHS. The goal of this league is to appeal to all skill levels and participate in some quality exercise (soccer). Our Thursday evening soccer is for all adults regardless of past soccer experience. Everyone is welcome.
  • May 5th — Mother Goose Songs, Rhymes and Stories  with KAZ!!!! Ages 0-4 and Parents,  244 Main Street at the Seniors Drop in Center  FREE
  • May 10th — 10:00am Rusenstrom Roots will be having a 6km fun run or walk to raise money for this years Relay For Life (in support of Canadian cancer society)  We are asking that everyone donate $10 ($20/family) to participate in the run/walk.  Strollers are welcome. Early registration details to follow. 2 Bristol View Rd, Bristol, QC
  • May 10th — Art Battle, 7:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm), Shawville RA Hall, 455 Hillcrest Ave.  Art Battle is a 3-round live painting competition featuring 12 local professional and emerging artists. The audience votes for the winners of each round and the single overall winner.  To CONTACT the Shawville Art Battle organizers email artbattle@artpontiac.com or call Kate at 819-455-2601
  • May 10th — 8:30pm-1:00am Pontiac Agricultural Society Dance featuring Sidewinder at the Agricultural Hall.  Tickets are 10.00 per person or 15.00 at the door *Age of Majority Required* Tickets are available from all PAS Directors and at our Fair Board Office.  For more info contact our office @ 819-647-3213
  • May 12th – Mother Goose Songs, Rhymes and Stories  with KAZ!!!! Ages 0-4 and Parents,  244 Main Street at the Seniors Drop in Center  FREE
  • May 15th — Boutique Gwendoline and Shawville Shoes Fashion Show at Auberge Mont Blanc,  Portage-du-Fort, QC 6:30 pm, show Starts – 7:30 pm.  Dessert & coffee served.  Cash, cheques & credit cards accepted. Proceeds to PCH Operating Room in memory of Lynn Lang, & Pontiac Reception Centre Foundation. Great Door Prizes! Tickets $25.00, by advance sale only. Available only at Boutique Gwendoline & Shawville Shoes. 819-647-2955 or 819-647-5711
  • May 25th — 1:00-3:00.  SPORT EQUIPMENT SALE/EXCHANGE at the Shawville RA Hall on Hillcrest Ave (near the ball field). This will be your chance to sell/trade your own equipment or save some money and buy used equipment. Bring your camping gear, life jackets, soccer cleats, riding boots, golf clubs, baseball gloves, bats, water skis, roller-blades, canoes/kayaks, etc.
  • May 28th — 9:30-12:00 Every Wednesday throughout the summer is designated The Parents’ Voice Park Day at Mill Dam Park.  Come out and enjoy the park at a common time with other families.
  • May 31st Pontiac Relay for Life  Fairgrounds, Shawville Festivities begin on site, at 4 p.m. Relay begins at 7 p.m.

 June 2014

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Every Wednesday from 9:30-12:00, throughout the summer is designated The Parents’ Voice Park Day at Mill Dam Park.  Come out and enjoy the park at a common time with other families.
  • Every Thursday at 7:00pm 2014 Adults co-ed Spring/Summer Soccer League Everyone is welcome to come and play a friendly game of soccer every Thursday night. We have a mixed group of ladies and men of all ages, of every skill level, turning up to play at PHS. The goal of this league is to appeal to all skill levels and participate in some quality exercise (soccer). Our Thursday evening soccer is for all adults regardless of past soccer experience. Everyone is welcome.
  • Farmers Market is open during the growing season at the Handi-craft building at the Shawville Fairgrounds. Saturday mornings from 8:30am-12:30pm.
  • June 5 — 2nd Annual Spring Fair in support of Dr SE McDowell Elementary School.  More details to come.
  • June 6-8  — Annual Fishing Derby at Mill Dam Park
  • June 6-8 — 4th Annual DIFD 3-Pitch Ball Tournament at the Shawville Ball Park
  • June 7-8, 14-15Pontiac Artists’ Studio Tour.  This year, 18 artists are featured in 14 studios throughout Québec’s scenic Pontiac region, west of Ottawa-Gatineau. Meet and talk with local artists in their studios. Artworks are on exhibit and for sale. Admission is free.  Studios are open from 10am-4pm.
  • June 12 –Pontiac Agricultural Society, 50 Shades Darker…Ladies Night in Shawville….details coming soon

July 2014

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Every Wednesday from 9:30-12:00, throughout the summer is designated The Parents’ Voice Park Day at Mill Dam Park.  Come out and enjoy the park at a common time with other families.
  • Every Thursday at 7:00pm 2014 Adults co-ed Spring/Summer Soccer League Everyone is welcome to come and play a friendly game of soccer every Thursday night. We have a mixed group of ladies and men of all ages, of every skill level, turning up to play at PHS. The goal of this league is to appeal to all skill levels and participate in some quality exercise (soccer). Our Thursday evening soccer is for all adults regardless of past soccer experience. Everyone is welcome.
  • Farmers Market is open during the growing season at the Handi-craft building at the Shawville Fairgrounds. Saturday mornings from 8:30am-12:30pm.
  • July 1st – 6th annual Canada Day Flea Market, Shawville Arena, 9:00am-4:30pm.  Bring you own table, reserve your spot for 10.00$ which will be donated to the  SHAWVILLE HOSPITAL FUND, also there will be a 50/50 DRAW and SILENT AUCTION
  • Canada Day – July 1st, celebrate Canada’s birthday with full festivities of a parade,  enjoy the Shawville Clarendon Fire Department Pig Roast and at dusk watch the fireworks.
  • July 17-20Shawville Lions Country Jamboree
  • July 19 — Chicken and Rib BBQ Cook Off, Main Street http://canadiansouthernbbq.com/competitions.html
  • July 28th- August 1st — Daily Vacation Bible School, the Pentecostal, Grace, New Hope and Wesleyan Churches are teaming up again for another amazing week from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Bible stories, music, experiments, snacks and more!  Cost is $5.00 for the week and everyone gets a t-shirt!

August 2014

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Every Wednesday from 9:30-12:00, throughout the summer is designated The Parents’ Voice Park Day at Mill Dam Park.  Come out and enjoy the park at a common time with other families.
  • Every Thursday at 7:00pm 2014 Adults co-ed Spring/Summer Soccer League Everyone is welcome to come and play a friendly game of soccer every Thursday night. We have a mixed group of ladies and men of all ages, of every skill level, turning up to play at PHS. The goal of this league is to appeal to all skill levels and participate in some quality exercise (soccer). Our Thursday evening soccer is for all adults regardless of past soccer experience. Everyone is welcome.
  • Farmers Market is open during the growing season at the Handi-craft building at the Shawville Fairgrounds. Saturday mornings from 8:30am-12:30pm.

September 2014

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Every Thursday at 7:00pm 2014 Adults co-ed Spring/Summer Soccer League Everyone is welcome to come and play a friendly game of soccer every Thursday night. We have a mixed group of ladies and men of all ages, of every skill level, turning up to play at PHS. The goal of this league is to appeal to all skill levels and participate in some quality exercise (soccer). Our Thursday evening soccer is for all adults regardless of past soccer experience. Everyone is welcome.
  • Farmers Market is open during the growing season at the Handi-craft building at the Shawville Fairgrounds. Saturday mornings from 8:30am-12:30pm.
  • Expo Shawville Fair Labour Day Weekend  features main stage entertainment, livestock, handicraft and home craft exhibits and a pay one price admission.

October 2014

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Farmers Market is open during the growing season at the Handi-craft building at the Shawville Fairgrounds. Saturday mornings from 8:30am-12:30pm.
  • Junior B Hockey Home Schedule

 November 2014

 December 2014

January 2014

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Junior B Hockey Home Schedule
  • Free public skating Tuesdays 2:30-3:20 (Senior skate) 3:30-4:50, Saturdays 7:00-8:20pm thanks to local business sponsors
  • January 17th — Minor Hockey Night at the Shawville Junior B game at 8pm at the Shawville Arena
  • January 17th — Sneezy Waters Performing classic country, blues and folk songs at St. Paul’s Anglican Church hall, Friday January 17, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. Proceeds of this event will go to St. Paul’s restoration fund. Tickets are $25 each and available at Stedman’s and Murray’s Shawville or phone 819-647-2691.

 February 2014

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Junior B Hockey Home Schedule
  • Free public skating Tuesdays 2:30-3:20 (Senior skate) 3:30-4:50, Saturdays 7:00-8:20pm thanks to local business sponsors
  • February 1st — Outdoor Winter Activity Day at Pine Lodge, 11:00-3:00
  • February 1st — Electronic recycling at the Pontiac Transfer Station (Tom Orr’s), C384 7th Concession, Shawville, 9:00-12:00
  • February 8th — Be My Valentine Craft and Vendor Showcase, 10:00-3:30, Shawville RA Hall
  • February 22nd — Pontiac Winter Bridal Show, 12:00-4:00, St Paul’s Anglican Church Hall.  All proceeds to the Pontiac Relay for Life
  • February 22nd – 10am-11am, Infant and Toddler Massage FREE workshop Mike Gray.  Handouts will be provided.   Limited childcare available so please call Patti at 819-647-2922 for more information. A donation would be appreciated to cover childcare.
  • February 23rd — 7pm Pontiac Jr B playoffs vs Renfrew at the Shawville arena.
  • February 24th — Mother Goose Songs, Rhymes and Stories  with KAZ!!!! Ages 0-4 and Parents  10:00am Location: 244 Main Street at the Seniors Drop in Center
  • February 27th — 8pm Pontiac Jr B playoffs vs Renfrew at the Shawville arena
  • February 28-March 2nd — Fish Findlay Classic 3 vs 3 Mens 18+ Hockey Tournament, all proceeds to Shawville and Districk Minor Hockey
  • February 28-March 2nd — 12pm-4pm each day, Animal Aide Pontiac Adoption Event.  All cats will be spayed or neutered and vaccinated.  Adoption fees are $100 cash only please, bring a proper cage to transport the cat home.

March 2014

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Free public skating Tuesdays 2:30-3:20 (Senior skate) 3:30-4:50, Saturdays 7:00-8:20pm thanks to local business sponsors
  • March 1st Shawville Family Fun Day 2014, 11am-3pm at various locations in town.  11-12pm, Story and Crafts at the Shawville-Clarendon Library, 12-2pm, free BBQ (hot dogs, drinks, fruit, etc), 12-3pm, bonfire with marshmallow roasting, sliding and skating, 12:30-3pm Senior Euchre Tournament at the Shawville Senior’s Center, 1-2pm, children’s games and activities at the outdoor rink.
  • March 3rd – Mother Goose Songs, Rhymes and Stories with KAZ!!!! Ages 0-4 and Parents, 244 Main Street at the Seniors Drop in Center FREE
  • March 3rd — 1pm-4pm, Family Fun Day, Pine Lodge, Bristol (6 Pine Lodge Rd), sleigh rides, hot chocolate & snacks, sliding, snowshoeing (available on site), music and games March Break Family Activities March 3-7 2014 EN
  • March 3rd — St Paul’s Anglican Church Pancake Supper, 4:30pm-7pm at St Paul’s Church Hall, Main Street, $10 adults, $4 children.  Everyone is welcome.
  • March 6th — 1pm-4pm, Family Fun Day, Centre des Loisirs des Draveurs, Fort Coulonge (33 de centre récréatif), public skating, snacks March Break Family Activities March 3-7 2014 EN
  • March 7th — 1pm-4pm, Family Fun Day, Northfolk, Chichester (252 Ancien chemin de Nichabau), Sleigh rides, hot chocolate & snacks, sliding (bring your sled), snowshoeing (available on site) and crafts March Break Family Activities March 3-7 2014 EN
  • March 10th — Mother Goose Songs, Rhymes and Stories  with KAZ!!!! Ages 0-4 and Parents,  244 Main Street at the Seniors Drop in Center  FREE
  • March 14th – 5 - 6 pm at the CEDEC office, 357 Main St, you’re invited to celebrate the Chimney Swift Roost Project. Chimney Swift info will be available along with refreshments. Check out the campaign at http://goo.gl/PudD76
  • March 17th — Mother Goose Songs, Rhymes and Stories  with KAZ!!!! Ages 0-4 and Parents,  244 Main Street at the Seniors Drop in Center  FREE
  • March 21st — The Shawville Figure Skating Club presents “Bring Your Skates to Work”, this Friday, March 21st at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5.00, children under 10 are free. Come out for a great evening of entertainment and support your local skating club!
  • March 24th — Mother Goose Songs, Rhymes and Stories  with KAZ!!!! Ages 0-4 and Parents,  244 Main Street at the Seniors Drop in Center  FREE
  • March 31st — Mother Goose Songs, Rhymes and Stories  with KAZ!!!! Ages 0-4 and Parents,  244 Main Street at the Seniors Drop in Center  FREE

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Upcoming Events

Every Tuesday and Thursday Senior's Drop in Center (former Masonic Lodge), 1-3pm, 244 Main Street

The Town Hall, and Shawville-Clarendon Library will be closed on April 18th for Good Friday. The Library will be open Saturday 9:30-2:00 and the Town Hall will be open as usual, 9:00-4:00, on April 21st, Easter Monday.

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