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This and That in Town May 31, 2023

Spaghetti for St-Joseph’s Parish

Come to the parish hall (13 York Street, Huntingdon), Friday, June 2, from 4 to 7 p.m. for a spaghetti supper. Tickets on sale at the rectory (450-264-5403) or at the hall on the day (450-264-5293).

A Washers Tournament

… is happening on June 3 at the Hemmingford recreation centre for washer-flingers 12 years old and up. Cost is $20 per two-player team. There will be multiple prizes; get info and register at

Exhibition of artwork

Come and see what the art class taught by Pat Walsh (a community partner at HAECC) has been up to. The vernissage will be on Saturday, June 3, from 2 to 4 p.m., at Huntingdon’s Little Green Library.

Saint-Anicet neighbourhood party

On Saturday, June 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the municipality of Saint-Anicet is holding this family event at the community centre park (1560 Rue St-Anicet).

Water cycle workshop

The Little Green Library (4 Lorne Street, Huntingdon) will host a workshop on the water cycle for children aged 5 to 10 on Saturday, June 3, led by Les Neurones Atomiques in French from 10 to 11 a.m. and in English from 11 to noon. Registration is required; call 450-264-4872 or email

BBQ chicken stateside

On June 3, the Constable, N.Y. volunteer firemen host a chicken BBQ for $15 USD/$20 CAD. Drive through or dine in; starts at noon and goes until they’re sold out at Constable Fire Hall, 1136 State Route 122.

The third annual St. Mary’s bazaar

… will be at St. Mary’s church in Fort Covington, N.Y. on June 3. There will be a flea market, raffles, vendors, concession stands, and much more.

Pipe organ celebration in Rockburn

The Rockburn Presbyterian church will inaugurate its “new” pipe organ with a concert on June 4 at 4 p.m., with Sarah Fraser on the organ joined by Mark Fraser, cello; Stephen Crisp, director; and the Peace & Justice Choir. Free-will donation; all proceeds go to La Bouffe Additionnelle.

Collection of HHW in HSL

The first collection of household hazardous waste (HHW) for MRC residents will take place on Saturday, June 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the municipal garage in Saint-Anicet, 5001 Route 132. Only household products will be accepted. Any agricultural, industrial, or commercial waste, tires, or medication will be refused. More info on the MRC website.

Race as your fave superhero

The Municipality of Saint-Louis-de-Gonzague is hosting a cycling or running “Superhero” challenge on June 10 from 9 a.m. until noon. Info on the municipality’s Facebook page; you must register in advance.

Have you signed your organ donor card?

There will be a presentation on Tuesday, June 13 at 7 p.m. at the Howick United church, 2 Bridge Street, where your questions about organ and tissue donation will be answered by Wendy Sherry, McGill University Health Care nurse clinician. Sponsored by Howick Women’s Institute; more information at 450-825-2488.

Blood drive

There will be a blood drive on Tuesday, June 27, from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. at HAECC, 24 York Street in Huntingdon. Make your appointment at or 1-800-343-7264.

Valley Flower Show

This year’s Valley Flower Show, with the theme “Flowers Fit for Royalty,” is on Saturday, July 22. Information and details are in the program posted on the CVGC website,

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