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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.

August 2016

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Every Wednesday, until August 17th from 10-12pm is Park Day at Mill Dam Park Park Day
  • Farmers Market is open during the growing season at the Shawville Fairgrounds. Saturday mornings from 8:30am-12:30pm.
  • August 4th —  6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • August 15th — 7:15 pm Regular meeting of Villa James Shaw, held at the Pontiac Reception Centre, 295 Allan Black Street Shawville in the Dale Thomson room

September 2016

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Fridays from 9:30am-11am, Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup for children 0-5 and their caregivers 586 Main Street, please call 819-647-2922 for more information
  • Farmers Market is open during the growing season 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.
  • September 8th —  6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • September 19th — 7:15 pm Regular meeting of Villa James Shaw, held at the Pontiac Reception Centre, 295 Allan Black Street Shawville in the Dale Thomson room

October 2016

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Every Friday, from 9:30-11am, the Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup, for children 0-5 and their caregivers, meets at the New Hope Christian Fellowship Church on Main St.
  • Farmers Market is open during the growing season at the Shawville Fairgrounds. Saturday mornings from 8:30am-12:30pm.
  • October 6th — 6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.

November 2016

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Every Friday, from 9:30-11am, the Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup, for children 0-5 and their caregivers, meets at the New Hope Christian Fellowship Church on Main St.
  • November 3rd —  6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.

December 2016

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays Senior’s Drop in Center, 1-3pm, 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Every Friday, from 9:30-11am, the Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup, for children 0-5 and their caregivers, meets at the New Hope Christian Fellowship Church on Main St.
  • December 1st —  6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.

 January 2016

  • Free public skating Tuesdays 2:00-2:50 (Senior skate) 4:00-5:20, Saturdays 7:00-8:20pm thanks to local business sponsors
  • Every Friday, from 9:30-11am, the Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup, for children 0-5 and their caregivers, meets at the New Hope Christian Fellowship Church on Main St.
  • January 29-31st — First annual SDMHA Atom Peewee Provincial Tournament. Atom PeeWee Tournament

February 2016

  • Free public skating Tuesdays 2:00-2:50 (Senior skate) 4:00-5:20, Saturdays 7:00-8:20pm thanks to local business sponsors
  • Every Tuesday in February,  6-6:45 pm the Parents’ Voice are offering KIDS YOGA! . Only $2/ class. Kids Yoga
  • Every Friday, from 9:30-11am, the Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup, for children 0-5 and their caregivers, meets at the New Hope Christian Fellowship Church on Main St.
  • February 4th — 7:30am, at Hursty’s Restaurant, the first Shawville-Clarendon breakfast business meeting to discuss promoting/inviting business to come.
  • February 4th — 6:00-6:45, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club, at the Shawville-Clarendon Library, all ages welcome, $2 drop in fee, all children must be supervised by an adult. Lego Club
  • February 15th — 7:30, Parents’ Voice Shawville Area, Annual General Meeting, at the Masonic Hall, 244 Main Street.
  • February 17th — 11:30-1:00, St. Paul’s luncheon.  Beef vegetable soup. Creamy chicken soup. Assorted sandwiches. Dessert. Tea or coffee.  $7.
  • February 19th & 20thShawville carnival, Friday, 6:00pm Shinny hockey kick off, Saturday, 11am-12pm, Craft and Story Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library, 11am-2pm, miniature pony sleigh rides from 710 Excursions, 12-2pm, free BBQ, 12-3pm, bonfire with marshmallows, skating and sliding all day.  All outdoor activities to take place at the Outdoor Skating Rink.  HELMETS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL ON-ICE ACTIVITIES.
  • February 22nd — 7:00 Villa James Shaw Annual General Meeting in the Dale Thomson Room at the Pontiac Reception Center, 295 Allan Black, Shawville. – Opening of the meeting, 2.- Nomination of a president and a secretary, 3.- Reading and adoption of the agenda, 4.- Reading and adoption of by-laws changes, 5.- Election of Directors, 6.- Nomination of the auditor, 7.- Questions period, 8.- Adjournment
  • February 26th – February 28th — Fish Findlay Classic 3 vs 3 Mens 18+ Hockey Tournament, all proceeds to Shawville and District Minor Hockey Fish Findlay 3 on 3 Tournament

March 2016

  • Free public skating Tuesdays 2:00-2:50 (Senior skate) 4:00-5:20, Saturdays 7:00-8:20pm thanks to local business sponsors
  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Every Tuesday in March,  6-6:45 pm the Parents’ Voice are offering KIDS YOGA! . Only $2/ class.
  • Tuesdays, March 8th until April 12th, 10-11am.  Shake and rattle, sing and dance during a six-week course designed for babies and toddlers. Kate Aley will present games and music to entertain and educate.
    $2/ class Parents are responsible for their children at all times. Questions? aleykate@bellnet.ca and parentsvoiceshawville@hotmail.com
  • Every Friday, from 9:30-11am, the Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup, for children 0-5 and their caregivers, meets at the New Hope Christian Fellowship Church on Main St.
  • March 3rd — 6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • March 5th — 10:30-11:15am, Storytime at the Shawville Clarendon Library
  • March 19th — 7pm, the Pontiac Artists’ Association presents The Ramblin’ Valley Band, tickets $20, cash bar, at the Stone School in Portage du Fort, 28 Mill St., info@artpontiac.com
  • March 21st — 7:15pm meeting of Villa James Shaw at the Pontiac Reception Centre, 295 Allan Black Street Shawville in the Dale Thomson room
  • March 25th — #ShopShawville Easter Shop Hop Event. Get a head start. Fill those Easter baskets with local goodies! Extended Shopping hours: Friday March 25 – Open until 7:00PM
    Daily Prize Draw | [March 24 – 26] Ballots available at participating stores.

April 2016

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Tuesdays, March 8th until April 12th, 10-11am.  Shake and rattle, sing and dance during a six-week course designed for babies and toddlers. Kate Aley will present games and music to entertain and educate.
    $2/ class Parents are responsible for their children at all times. Questions? aleykate@bellnet.ca and parentsvoiceshawville@hotmail.com
  • Every Friday, from 9:30-11am, the Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup, for children 0-5 and their caregivers, meets at the New Hope Christian Fellowship Church on Main St.
  • April 7th — 6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult
  • April 16th — 10am, Shawville RA Hall. Junkyard Symphony’s show involves lots of live rhythms, fantastic juggling, awesome acrobatic tricks, hilarious comedy, and of course, plenty of audience participation. Great for children of all ages!!!! $5/person Parents are responsible for their children at all times.  http://www.junkyardsymphony.com/intro.html
  • April 18th — 7:15pm,  meeting of Villa James Shaw at the Pontiac Reception Centre, 295 Allan Black Street Shawville in the Dale Thomson
    April 22nd — 7pm, “Art Lives in the Pontiac” Fundraising Art Auction. The Pontiac Artists’ Association is planning a community-wide fundraiser for the PAA at the Stone School in  Portage-du-Fort.  Tickets are $10 which will include dessert, coffee, and tea. Beer and wine will be available to purchase. All proceeds from the event will go to pay operating costs for the Stone School which houses the Gallery, Pontiac School of the Arts, and is home base for the Artists’ Residency Project. Please contact Valerie Bridgeman, val@valeriebridgeman.com to donate to the art auction or for more information.
  • April 30th — 10:30-11:15am, Storytime at the Shawville Clarendon Library

May 2016

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Every Friday, from 9:30-11am, the Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup, for children 0-5 and their caregivers, meets at the New Hope Christian Fellowship Church on Main St.
  • May 5th — 6:00pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • May 14th — 10:30-11:15am, Storytime at the Shawville Clarendon Library
  • May 16th —  7:15pm,  meeting of Villa James Shaw at the Pontiac Reception Centre, 295 Allan Black Street Shawville in the Dale Thomson.
  • May 28th — 10:30-11:15am, Storytime at the Shawville Clarendon Library
  • May 28th — 10th Annual Pontiac Relay for Life at the Shawville Fairgrounds.
  • May 28th — Heavy Garbage Day from 9am-1:00pm,  at the  Pontiac Transfer Station C384 7th Concession. All solid garbage may be deposited, at no charge.  All garbage must be delivered by the homeowners themselves; it will not be picked up. We ask that metal and household appliances be separated from regular garbage. Tires will not be accepted, there will be NO garbage accepted from Businesses *Attention Seniors:  if you are unable to drop off your heavy garbage, arrangements may be made through the Town Hall.  Leaves and branches will not be picked up Please contact us at 819-647-2979

June 2016

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Every Wednesday from 10-12pm is Park Day at Mill Dam Park Park Day
  • Every Friday, from 9:30-11am, the Shawville Shenanigans Playgroup, for children 0-5 and their caregivers, meets at the New Hope Christian Fellowship Church on Main St.
  • Farmers Market is open during the growing season at the Shawville Fairgrounds. Saturday mornings from 8:30am-12:30pm.
  • June 2nd — 6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • June 3-5th — Annual Fishing Derby at Mill Dam Park.  Fishing is restricted to children.  Those 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Saturday June 4th, register for fishing trophies, door prizes…must be present to win.  BBQ will be on site.  Shawville Fishing Derby
  • June 4th — Recognition of the Order of Canada for Dr. Keith MacLellan at the Pontiac Agriculture Society Building.  Sponsored by Shawville Lions Club.
  • June 20th — 7:15 pm Regular meeting of Villa James Shaw, held at the Pontiac Reception Centre, 295 Allan Black Street Shawville in the Dale Thomson room.

July 2016

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3pm, Senior’s Drop in Centre at 244 Main Street (former Masonic Lodge)
  • Every Wednesday from 10-12pm is Park Day at Mill Dam Park Park Day
  • Farmers Market is open during the growing season at the Shawville Fairgrounds. Saturday mornings from 8:30am-12:30pm.
  • Canada Day — July 1st — 9:00-4:30, 8th annual Flea Market in the arena, bring you own table, reserve your spot for $10.00, which will be donated to the SHAWVILLE HOSPITAL FUND cash donations will also be accepted. 50/50 DRAW and SILENT AUCTION
  • Canada Day – July 1st, celebrate Canada’s birthday with full festivities of the soap box derby on June 30th, the community breakfast, a horse pull, bouncy house, knocker balls, robotic cow milking,  Power Wheels Demo Derby, the  parade at 1pm,  enjoy the Shawville Clarendon Fire Department Pig Roast and at dusk watch the fireworks.
  • July 2nd — 7:30pm, Villa James Shaw Fundraiser, at the Shawville Lions Hall. Live entertainment by the Des Allen Band, emcee Dai Basset, a live auction and light lunch will be served.  Tickets are $10 each and available at The Equity and Stedmans.
  • July 7th —  6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult
  • July 14-17th, Shawville Lions Country Jamboree.   Head out to Armstrong Farm July  14 – 17 for a toe tappin’, boot stompin’ weekend of the best in local country music.  Campers come from far and wide  to share in the fun and festivities.  Don’t miss it.    http://www.shawvillecountryjamboree.ca/
  • July 16th — 11:00-2:00pm The Parents’ Voice Touch-a-Truck at the Shawville Fairgrounds. Kids of all ages will have a blast meeting their hometown heroes and checking out the big machines, from dump trucks to diggers, fire engines, police cars and more! There will also be a bouncy castle and the Shawville 4H Club will be hosting a BBQ. Wagon rides will also be offered by 711 Excursions!  Touch-a-Truck
  • July 18th — 7:15 pm Regular meeting of Villa James Shaw, held at the Pontiac Reception Centre, 295 Allan Black Street Shawville in the Dale Thomson room
  • July 21-24th — 41st Annual Quebec 4H Provincial Rally, Shawville Fairgrounds, hosted by the Shawville 4H Club. Quebec 4H Provincial Rally

info@town.shawville.qc.ca.

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Upcoming Events

Canada Day 2017 -- We are looking for volunteers from the community to form a working committee so that the brainstorming can commence. If you are interested in participating in this committee, please contact Patti Moffatt at 819-647-2922 or 613-854-3054.

August 15th -- 7:15 pm meeting of the Villa James Shaw at the Pontiac Reception Center