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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 2015 

  • 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.
  • Farmers Market is open during the growing season at the Shawville Fairgrounds. Saturday mornings from 8:30am-12:30pm.
  • August 6th —  6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • August 10th —  7pm,  meeting of Villa James Shaw at the Pontiac Reception Centre, 295 Allan Black Street Shawville in the Dale Thomson Room.
  • August 14th — 10:30-4pm, Pontiac Animal Aide Fundraising BBQ at Giant Tiger.
  • August 14th — 1-4pm, Drop in Crafts at the Shawville Clarendon Library
  • August 21st — 1-4pm, Drop in Crafts at the Shawville Clarendon Library
  • August 28th — 1-4pm, Drop in Crafts at the Shawville Clarendon Library
  • August 28th — 4:30-7pm, Chicken BBQ at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Main Street

September 2015

  • 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 informationFarmers 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 10th —  6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • September 12th — 10:30-11:15  Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library
  • September 14th —  7pm,  meeting of Villa James Shaw at the Pontiac Reception Centre, 295 Allan Black Street Shawville in the Dale Thomson.
  • September 18-20th — Shawville & District RA 3 Pitch Fundraiser Tournament, Elwood Dale Pall Park. All proceeds from the tournament are going towards our Summer Program. In the past we have received funding but we have been advised in 2016 that most of it will be cut.
  • September 19th — 10:30-11:15 Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library
  • September 26th — 9am-9pm, Scrapbooking Fundraiser, Shawville United Church, Fundraiser by Unit 2 for various community charities Contact: Diana Thomas – email transfers accepted also can arrange for a drop off Cost is $25 and includes a home cooked lunch and cold drink Come spend a day doing scrapbooking or whatever crafting you do! Wheelchair ramp available, restaurants in town available to eat in or take out for supper.

October 2015

  • 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 1st — 6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • October 24th — 10:30-11:15 Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library

  November 2015

  • 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 5th — 6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • November 7th — 10:30-11:15  Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library
  • November 21st — 10:30-11:15 Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library

December 2015

  • 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 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 5th — 10:30-11:15  Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library
  • December 19th — 10:30-11:15  Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library

 January 2015

  • 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
  • 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 8th — 6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • January 23rd — Public Skating will be held on FRIDAY night, from 7:30-8:50, there will be NO public skating on January 24th.
  • January 27th — 10am at the Shawville-Clarendon Library, the Parents’ Voice will be celebrating Family Literacy Day.  Bring along your child’s favorite books to share with the group and the children can take turns telling their friends about their book.  Also offered will be literacy tips, a reading challenge and a chance to win one of 5 family memberships to the Library.
  • January 29th – 6pm at the Shawville-Clarendon Library.  Along with the Western Quebec Literacy Council, the Library is hosting kids yoga for Family Literacy Day.  Please bring along a towel or yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.
  • January 29th – February 8th –Shawville Curling Club’s 40TH COMMUNITY BONSPIEL is being held at the Shawville Curling Club  curling
  • January 31st — 7pm, the Pontiac Community Players meeting at the Pontiac Continuing Education Center, Bristol St, Shawville. They will be discussing how they will organize themselves in this ‘post-Joan’ era, to ensure that they can continue as an artistic, cultural, and charitable group.

February 2015

  • Free public skating Tuesdays 2:30-3:20 (Senior skate) 3:30-4:50, Saturdays 7:00-8:20pm thanks to local business sponsors
  • Music with Nico, sponsored by the Parents’ Voice Committee at Le Garage Youth Center, Come join us Tuesday mornings for an hour of family musical fun! A children’s music program geared toward children 0-7 years old. Hand drums, shakers, rhythm sticks and scarves are just some of the instruments Nico uses to help children learn self-expression, turn-taking, rhythm, song and dance. 2$/drop in fee per child!
  • Every Wednesday during February there will be a Soup & Sandwich Lunch at St Paul’s Anglican Church Hall.   11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • 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 1st — 10am-1pm, at the Shawville RA. The Parents’ Voice is teaming up with Autonhomme Pontiac to host a Family Sliding & Pizza Day! Bring a sled! The whole family is welcomed! Enjoy a pizza lunch inside! Donations toward the Mill Dam Park Revitalization Fund are appreciated. Inside activities too for little ones!
  • February 5th — 6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • February 6th — Betty Petty Tribute Night. The Shawville Pontiac Jr. B’s are having a tribute night to honour Betty Petty a long-time fan and supporter of minor and junior hockey in Shawville. Please join us in honouring her by filling the rink and cheering on our team, and share your memories of Betty Petty with her family.
  • February 7th — Billy T’s Pizza Family Fun Day, Shawville RA Hall, 2pm-9pm.  Sleigh rides (2pm-5pm), sledding all day, music by Simon Clarke (5pm-9pm), Billy T’s Pizza bus will be onsite, door prizes.  All in celebration of Billy T’s 25th anniversary.
  • February 7th — 2nd Annual Be My Valentine Craft & Vendor showcase, 10am-3pm, Shawville Lions Hall.
  • February 7th — 2pm-4pm,  A Country Valentine’s Tea at the Shawville United Church, $7 a person, children under 12 free.
  • February 28th — There will be NO public skating at the Shawville arena due to the Fish Findlay Classic.
  • February 28-March 1st — Fish Findlay Classic 3 vs 3 Mens 18+ Hockey Tournament, all proceeds to Shawville and Districk Minor Hockey

March 2015

  • 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.
  • Creative movement for Parents and Tots. Come get moving with a fun and exciting class for toddlers ages 1-4 and their parent(s)/caregiver(s), lead by the talented Cindy and Samantha Corriveau from the Shawville Dance Corriveau School of Dance! Duration: 8 weeks Dates: Mondays from March 16th, 2015 – May 4th, 2015 Time: 10:30 am – 11:15 am (45 minute duration) Venue: Shawville, Lions Hall Cost: $24 for the full 8 week session, payable by cash or cheque (made out to The Parents’ Voice) at the first class on March 16th. *Please note: registration is preferred to reserve your spot in the class! Please register online, or find any member of The Parents Voice at Music with Nico or Shennanigans to register in person.
  • March 5th — 6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • March 7th — 11am-3pm, at the Outdoor Skating Rink.  Craft and story time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library, free BBQ,  skating, sliding, bonfire with marshmallows, miniature pony sleigh rides.  Family Fun Day
  • March 11th — 9:30-11am, Sliding Day at the Shawville R.A. Bring your own sled.
  • March 11th —  7pm, Villa James Shaw will feature Ann Rondeau presenting Clientele Needs for Lodging, in the Dale Thomson Room at the Pontiac Reception Center.  All are welcome to hear about the future needs of the Shawville and area population.
  • March 13th — Friday the 13th Horror movie night at Le Garage in Shawville. Doors open at 8pm and doors close at midnight. Admission is free, and there will be treats available for a very low cost.
  • March 20th — 7pm, Shawville Figure Skating Club presents “Animal Planet”, $5 admission, children 10 and under are free.
  • March 25th — 11:30-1:30pm. Soup luncheon at St Paul’s Anglican Church, $7 per person.
  • March 28th — 8:00-11:30am. Ladies Building at the Shawville Fairgrounds. Pancake breakfast, includes : pancakes, sausages, eggs, baked beans, toast, coffee, tea, juice.
    $8 per person, under 8 yrs of age $4.  Breakfast will be served while supplies last!
  • March 28th — 10:30-11:30am, “Easter” Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library
  •  March 30th — 7pm — Quick and easy, healthy meals workshop, 244 Main Street, hosted by the Parents’ Voice Committee. Free admission, everyone is welcome.

April 2015

  • 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.
  • Creative movement for Parents and Tots. Come get moving with a fun and exciting class for toddlers ages 1-4 and their parent(s)/caregiver(s), lead by the talented Cindy and Samantha Corriveau from the Shawville Dance Corriveau School of Dance! Duration: 8 weeks Dates: Mondays from March 16th, 2015 – May 4th, 2015 Time: 10:30 am – 11:15 am (45 minute duration) Venue: Shawville, Lions Hall Cost: $24 for the full 8 week session, payable by cash or cheque (made out to The Parents’ Voice) at the first class on March 16th.
    *Please note: registration is preferred to reserve your spot in the class! Please register online, or find any member of The Parents Voice at Music with Nico or Shennanigans to register in person.
  • April 2nd — 6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult
  • April 11th — 10:30am-1:30pm (doors open at 9:45am) at the Norway Bay Golf Course. Women’s Wellness Network presents their annual day of Women’s Wellness, featuring guest speaker Bonnie Kuehl, on the topic of mental health issues.  Entertainment provided by Friends in Harmony, tickets are $35 each and are available from Marilyn Tanguay or Muriel Davies
  • April 13th — 7pm,  meeting of Villa James Shaw at the Pontiac Reception Centre, 295 Allan Black Street Shawville in the Dale Thomson.
  • April 14th — 4:00-7:00, Pontiac Continuing Education Center Open House and Spaghetti Dinner, $10 for adults. Dinner is a fundraiser for the LPN Graduating Class and is from 5pm-6:30.  There is also a bake sale taking place.
  • April 18th — 10:30-11:30, “Science” Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library
  • April 18th — Shawville-Clarendon Fireman’s Ball will be held at the Shawville Lions Hall.  Tickets available from any fireman or at the door.
  • April 23rd – 5:30-6:30, Comité 0-5ans Committee “Learn French through stories and play”, at the Shawville-Clarendon Library
  • April 25th — 10:30-11:30 “Earth Day” Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library
  • April 26th — 1:00-4:00, Open House at GELAM Riding Stable, C682 Hwy 148, Shawville.

May 2015

  • 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.
  • Music with Nico — Come join us Tuesday mornings, beginning May 12th at 10am, for an hour of family musical fun! A children’s music program geared toward children 0-7 years old. Hand drums, shakers, rhythm sticks and scarves are just some of the instruments Nico uses to help children learn self-expression, turn-taking, rhythm, song and dance. This 6 week session is only $12 per child! Please register online.
  • May 7th — 6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • May 8th — 1pm-6pm, Highlights for Hope, Pontiac Chiropractic Clinic, 371 Hwy 148, Shawville. Highlights for Hope is a pink highlight event dedicated to raising funds and awareness for cancer research, education, and support. Pink hair extensions are woven into supporter’s hair as an uplifting and identified expression of their commitment and serve as visible tributes to the strength and courage of individuals affected by cancer.  Cost: 25$ / extension  Phone number: (819) 647-5155 or (819) 683-3690 ***MUST RSVP***
  • May 8th — 5:30pm, Cowgirl Up!  Ladies Night in the Pontiac.  Shine up your boots and dust off your hats…it’s ladies night in the Pontiac! Your $25.00 Ticket Includes… Buffet Dinner by Hawthorne Custom Cuts,  Entertainment by James Kirkham – Singer/Impersonator,  Live and Silent Auction,  Vendors,  Music by DJ Chris to keep the party going!
  • May 9th — 10:30-11:30 “Mother’s Day” Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library
  • May 11th —  7pm,  meeting of Villa James Shaw at the Pontiac Reception Centre, 295 Allan Black Street Shawville in the Dale Thomson.
  • May 22nd — 7pm, Shawville Curling Club Quiz Night Fundraiser.
  • May 23rd — 9am-1pm,  Heavy Garbage drop-off May 2015
  • May 28th — 5pm-8pm, the evening will kick off with a Lions Club BBQ, and continue with games, activities, the Shawville-Clarendon Fire Department’s mini firemen’s challenge, the Shawville 4H Square Dancers, the Corriveau School of Dance and the McDowell Glee Club. Be sure to attend this fundraiser for our community elementary school.   Dr. S.E. McDowell’s 3rd Annual Spring Fun Fair 
  • May 30th — 10:30-11:15  Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library

June 2015

  • 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 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 4th — 6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • June 5th — 7pm-1am, Horse Barn Grand Opening at the Shawville Fairgrounds.  Tour the Barn, see the highlights and stay for the musical talents of AMBUSH!! Complimentary Admission – Age of Majority Required
  • June 5-7th — 5th Annual DIFD Ball Tournament at the Shawville Ball Field.
  • June 5-7th — Annual Fishing Derby Fishing on these dates is restricted to children.  Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. You may register FOR FREE on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 8:00
    a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the park. Door prizes will be given out, as well as trophies. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN! BBQ – Saturday, June 6, 2015
  • June 6th — 10:30-11:15 Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library
  • June 6th — Small Animal Day at the Pontiac Farmer’s Market, 8:30-12:30
  • June 8th —  7pm,  meeting of Villa James Shaw at the Pontiac Reception Centre, 295 Allan Black Street Shawville in the Dale Thomson.
  • June 20th — 10:30-11:15  Parents’ Voice Circle Time at the Shawville-Clarendon Library

July 2015

  • 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.
  • Farmers Market is open during the growing season at the Shawville Fairgrounds. Saturday mornings from 8:30am-12:30pm.
  • Canada Day — July 1st — 7th 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, a horse pull, the  parade,  enjoy the Shawville Clarendon Fire Department Pig Roast and at dusk watch the fireworks. Canada Day 2015
  • July 2nd —  6pm, The Parents’ Voice Lego Club at the Shawville-Clarendon Library. $2 drop in fee, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • July 7,8,9 — 9am-4pm, Pontiac archives Open House.
  • July 11th — 11am-2pm, Mill Dam Park Revitalization Day
  • July 13th —  7pm,  meeting of Villa James Shaw at the Pontiac Reception Centre, 295 Allan Black Street Shawville in the Dale Thomson.
  • July 16-19thShawville Lions Country Jamboree
  • July 22nd — 10:30am Outdoor Library Unveiling. Come to Mill Dam Park for the unveiling of a brand new outdoor library. There will be a storytime too! Bring a book to share. The outdoor library is a free sharing library.

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Upcoming Events

Saturday mornings 8:30-12:30 Pontiac Farmers' Market at the Shawville Fairgrounds.

August 28th -- 1pm-4pm, drop in crafts at the Shawville-Clarendon Library.

August 28th -- 4:30-7pm, Chicken BBQ at St Paul's Anglican Church