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CHATHAM-KENT ANIMAL RESCUE 50/50 LOTTERY! Tickets on sale now until June 30th at 11:59pm. Winner will be drawn July 1st at 9am. 3 tickets for $10/ 25 tickets for $20/ 100 tickets for $40. Buy tickets now ckanimal5050.com NOTE/ you must live in Ontario and be 18 years of age or older to participate. April winner won $8040!!!

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs (please bring photo identification, limited number of cards available) held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden entrance – Wellington St.) from 9:00am-10:30am. Covid-19 provisions / contact tracing in place / masks requied / hand sanitizer provided.

Friday, June 25, 2021:
• The Chatham Legion Br. 642, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham will be taking orders after 11:00 a.m. for tonight’s supper. Tonight’s specials are liver & onions, potato & veggies or fish & chips. All meals include coleslaw and dinner roll. $10.00 plus tax. Please phone 519-351-8733 or 519-351-5639 to place your order. Take Out Orders Only. Everyone Welcome.

• Friday night pickup supper at the Chatham Moose Lodge, 850 Richmond St. will be a Chicken parmigiana dinner with spaghetti, caesar’s salad and a bun for $12. Please call daily from 1 to 4 P.M at 519-352-8291 to place your order.

Saturday, June 26, 2021:
• Saturday Morning Breakfast Program at First Presbyterian Church (corner of Fifth St. and Wellington). A delicious nutritious breakfast served free of charge from 9:30am-11:00am. This will be a TAKE OUT only.

• Burns Broasted Chicken Fundraiser Dinner organized by Music for the Mind. Proceeds being donated to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Inpatient Mental Health Unit. Tickets are $20 each (can be purchased until June 25th) Drive-thru only. Pick up between 4:30pm and 6:30pm in the parking lot at the Legion Branch 642 on William St., Chatham. Dinner includes 3 piece broasted chicken, herb roasted potatoes, 1 coleslaw, slick of cheesecake. Go to the Music for the Mind Facebook page to get tickets, facebook.com/musicforthemindck or call 519-437-5254.

• Have fun and keep busy all summer long with TD Summer Reading Club at Chatham-Kent Public Library! Join the Club beginning Saturday, June 26. Sign up at any CKPL branch between June 26 and June 30 and receive a free 3D printed “Game On” keychain! While supplies last. Chatham-Kent Public Library branches are offering a mixture of Grab & Go and virtual programs for your enjoyment this summer. Boredom Busters: Enjoy an assortment of activities and library materials to keep your summer boredom at bay! Register online at search.ckpl.ca or at your local branch and pick up your Boredom Buster curbside. “Are We There Yet?” Going on a road trip? Let CKPL staff know! We’ll give your child library materials and activities that are perfect for the car to make you hear ‘are we there yet?’ a little less frequently. Walk-a-Story: Read “Duck on a Bike” by David Shannon in communities across Chatham-Kent! Pick up a map to start from the Blenheim, Bothwell, Dresden, Highgate, Merlin, Ridgetown, Thamesville, Tilbury, and Wheatley branches. Storybook Trail: Head to Crothers Park in Wallaceburg to read “Duck on a Bike” by David Shannon or Kingston Park in Chatham to read “Down by the Sea with Mr. Magee” by Chris Van Dusen. Virtual Art Gallery: Submit your artwork to be displayed in our virtual art gallery and in your local branch! Submit your work at a CKPL branch or to cklibrary@chatham-kent.ca. Links to the virtual art gallery will be posted weekly to CKPL’s Facebook page @ckplibrary. LitBits: Pre-recorded storytime snippets with staff from across CKPL! Posted every Monday morning on CKPL’s Facebook @ckplibrary and YouTube channel. Zoom Storytime: Songs, rhymes, and stories for preschoolers with staff from across CKPL! Every Wednesday morning at 10:00 am beginning July 7. Register at your local library branch or online at search.ckpl.ca. Kahoot! Trivia for Kids: Every weekend on Facebook @ckplibrary. Quizzes are released Saturday mornings at 8:00 am and available to play until Sunday evening at 10:00 pm. Chatham-Kent Public Library has gone fine-free for children! Borrow any children’s material, including books, DVDs, audiobooks, Playaway Views, Launchpads, magazines, Storykits, Play Packs, puzzles, and more, without worrying about late fines. See you at the library this summer! Find Curbside Service hours at www.ckpl.ca.

Sunday, June 27, 2021:
• One-A-Chord with Rev.Terry Clyne performing at Dresden Christian Concerts, 1233 North St., Dresden. 6:30pm. Drive-in concert featuring 50 minutes of live music and a 10 minute message from a local pastor. The concerts are free but an offering will be taken.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021:
• Chatham Blood Donor Clinic – Retro Suites Hotel – Derby Events Ctr – 2 King St West, Chatham. 1:00pm – 7:00pm. By appointment. Book now @blood.ca. Call 1-888-2-Donate or 1-888-236-6283. Help Save a Life – Donate Blood.

• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs (please bring photo identification, limited number of cards available) held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden entrance – Wellington St.) from 9:00am-10:30am. Covid-19 provisions / contact tracing in place / masks requied / hand sanitizer provided.

Friday, July 2, 2021:
• The Chatham Legion Br. 642, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham will be taking orders after 11:00 a.m. for tonight’s supper. Tonight’s specials are cabbage rolls, potatoes & veggies or fish & chips. All meals include coleslaw and dinner roll. $10.00 plus tax.
Cash Only. Please phone 519-351-8733 or 519-351-5639 to place your order. Take Out Orders Only. Everyone Welcome.

• Friday night pickup supper at the Chatham Moose Lodge, 850 Richmond St. Meat loaf dinner with potatoes, vegetable, garden salad and a bun for $12. Please call daily from 1 to 4 P.M at 519-352-8291 to place your order.

Sunday, July 4, 2021:
• Tina Pumfrey with Rev. Andrew Zomerman performing at Dresden Christian Concerts, 1233 North St., Dresden. 6:30pm. Drive-in concert featuring 50 minutes of live music and a 10 minute message from a local pastor. The concerts are free but an offering will be taken.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs (please bring photo identification, limited number of cards available) held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden entrance – Wellington St.) from 9:00am-10:30am. Covid-19 provisions / contact tracing in place / masks requied / hand sanitizer provided.

Friday, July 9, 2021:
• The Chatham Legion Br. 642, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham will be taking orders after 11:00 a.m. for tonight’s supper. Tonight’s specials are chicken or fish & chips. All meals include coleslaw & dinner roll. $10.00 plus tax. Cash Only. Please phone 519-351-8733 or 519-351-5639 to place your order. Take Out Orders Only. Everyone Welcome.

Saturday, July 10, 2021:
• Saturdays at 7 at St. Andrew’s United Church, Chatham presents the virtual concert “What I Did for Love”. This program will showcase the journey of both music and virtual artists through COVID, as well as their look to the future. Some will give testimonials on why they got vaccinated. The concert will be streamed at 7 pm via Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/standrews. Donations (suggested $15) will support St. Andrew’s music program. For additional information check the church website at www.standrewschatham.org or call 519-352-0010.

Sunday, July 11, 2021:
• Fish with Rev. Gord Tetley performing at Dresden Christian Concerts, 1233 North St., Dresden. 6:30pm. Drive-in concert featuring 50 minutes of live music and a 10 minute message from a local pastor. The concerts are free but an offering will be taken.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs (please bring photo identification, limited number of cards available) held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden entrance – Wellington St.) from 9:00am-10:30am. Covid-19 provisions / contact tracing in place / masks requied / hand sanitizer provided.

Friday, July 16:
• The Chatham Legion Br. 642, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham will be taking orders after 11:00 a.m. for tonight’s supper. Tonight’s specials are roast beef dinner, potatoes & veggies or fish & chips. All meals include coleslaw and dinner roll. $10.00 plus tax.
Cash Only. Please phone 519-351-8733 or 519-351-5639 to place your order. Take Out Orders Only. Everyone Welcome.

Saturday, July 17:
• CKPL to Celebrate Local Writing Talent with Virtual Author Festival. As part of Chatham-Kent Public Library’s ongoing goal to support the local writing community, the Virtual Read Local: CK Author Festival will be hosted on Saturday, July 17 at 2:00 pm via Zoom. Share some screen time with several local authors and discover your next great read. Authors will be available to chat with readers, share their writing experiences and answer questions. The Festival’s featured authors represent many genres including adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction. The list of authors includes: Kae Elgie, Kelly Young, Jason Rolfe, Bruce Ross, Cristina Ruscica, P. L. Stuart. Come and enjoy Chatham-Kent’s writing talent! Registration is required. Please visit search.ckpl.ca and search keywords “Virtual Read Local: CK Author Festival” or call 519.354.2940 to register. A link for this Zoom meeting event will be e-mailed prior to the program. To find out more about programs and events at Chatham-Kent Public Library, visit www.ckpl.ca

Sunday, July 18, 2021:
• Marc & Kim Reid with Rev. Colin Paterson performing at Dresden Christian Concerts, 1233 North St., Dresden. 6:30pm. Drive-in concert featuring 50 minutes of live music and a 10 minute message from a local pastor. The concerts are free but an offering will be taken.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs (please bring photo identification, limited number of cards available) held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden entrance – Wellington St.) from 9:00am-10:30am. Covid-19 provisions / contact tracing in place / masks requied / hand sanitizer provided.

Friday, July 23, 2021:
• The Chatham Legion Br. 642, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham will be taking orders after 11:00 a.m. for tonight’s supper. Tonight’s specials are lasagna or fish & chips. All meals include coleslaw and dinner roll. $10.00 plus tax. Cash Only. Please phone 519-351-8733 or 519-351-5639 to place your order. Take Out Orders Only. Everyone Welcome.

Sunday, July 25, 2021:
• Mercy with Rev. Barry Kentner performing at Dresden Christian Concerts, 1233 North St., Dresden. 6:30pm. Drive-in concert featuring 50 minutes of live music and a 10 minute message from a local pastor. The concerts are free but an offering will be taken.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs (please bring photo identification, limited number of cards available) held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden entrance – Wellington St.) from 9:00am-10:30am. Covid-19 provisions / contact tracing in place / masks requied / hand sanitizer provided.

Friday, July 30, 2021:
• The Chatham Legion Br. 642, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham will be taking orders after 11:00 a.m. for tonight’s supper. Tonight’s specials are liver & onions, potato & veggies or fish & chips. All meals include coleslaw and dinner roll. $10.00 plus tax. Cash Only. Please phone 519-351-8733 or 519-351-5639 to place your order. Take Out Orders Only. Everyone Welcome.

Sunday, August 1, 2021:
• Sky Terminal (special all-ages event) with Pastor Nichelle Howarth performing at Dresden Christian Concerts, 1233 North St., Dresden. 6:30pm. Drive-in concert featuring 50 minutes of live music and a 10 minute message from a local pastor. The concerts are free but an offering will be taken.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs (please bring photo identification, limited number of cards available) held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden entrance – Wellington St.) from 9:00am-10:30am. Covid-19 provisions / contact tracing in place / masks requied / hand sanitizer provided.

Sunday, August 8, 2021:
• New! Talent Night with message by Edwin Taylor performing at Dresden Christian Concerts, 1233 North St., Dresden. 6:30pm. Drive-in concert featuring 50 minutes of live music and a 10 minute message from a local pastor. The concerts are free but an offering will be taken.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs (please bring photo identification, limited number of cards available) held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden entrance – Wellington St.) from 9:00am-10:30am. Covid-19 provisions / contact tracing in place / masks requied / hand sanitizer provided.

Sunday, August 15, 2021:
• New! Caribbean Night with Infrared and Pastor Ira Simpson performing at Dresden Christian Concerts, 1233 North St., Dresden. 6:30pm. Drive-in concert featuring 50 minutes of live music and a 10 minute message from a local pastor. The concerts are free but an offering will be taken.

Wednesday, August 18, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs (please bring photo identification, limited number of cards available) held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden entrance – Wellington St.) from 9:00am-10:30am. Covid-19 provisions / contact tracing in place / masks requied / hand sanitizer provided.

Sunday, August 22, 2021:
• Jeff & Tim with Rev. Terry Clyne performing at Dresden Christian Concerts, 1233 North St., Dresden. 6:30pm. Drive-in concert featuring 50 minutes of live music and a 10 minute message from a local pastor. The concerts are free but an offering will be taken.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs (please bring photo identification, limited number of cards available) held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden entrance – Wellington St.) from 9:00am-10:30am. Covid-19 provisions / contact tracing in place / masks requied / hand sanitizer provided.

Sunday, August 29, 2021:
• Derrick Drover with Rev. Rob Elka performing at Dresden Christian Concerts, 1233 North St., Dresden. 6:30pm. Drive-in concert featuring 50 minutes of live music and a 10 minute message from a local pastor. The concerts are free but an offering will be taken.

Sunday, September 5, 2021:
• The Chapelaires with Rev. Andy Cornell performing at Dresden Christian Concerts, 1233 North St., Dresden. 6:30pm. Drive-in concert featuring 50 minutes of live music and a 10 minute message from a local pastor. The concerts are free but an offering will be taken.

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Submit your coming events to bruce@chatham­voice.com or michelle@chathamvoice.com

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