Community Events

Early Years Program in Ripley

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 9:30am - 11:30am
Location: Ripley Huron Community Centre

Early Years Program offered every Wednesday morning except holidays and in July and August.

Phone: 519-396-3322

Exploring Agri-Food Growth Opportunities; free workshop

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Ripley Huron Community Centre

What supports are available, what are common challenges and how have they been overcome, are there new and emerging online platforms that can make a difference? Panelists will provide information and engage in Q&A as we explore growth opportunities. 

Panelists include:

John Schut, Business Development Consultant, OMAFRA

Jessica Kelly, Direct Farm Marketing Specialist, OMAFRA

Ulrika Prehn, CEO, Pine River Cheese & Butter Co-op

Marcia Woods, Founder & CEO, FreshSpoke

What is FreshSpoke and how does it work? This new online platform is a local food marketplace that simplifies order, payment and delivery for buyers, farmers and other small producers along with commercial drivers. Could it work here?

How do I expand my market? Price and package for different markets? Get fresh produce in my restaurant when I need it? Is the co-operative model one we should pursue? Ask questions or our panelists and explore your growth potential. 

There is no charge to attend but registration is required. 


International Women's Day Event

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Ainsdale Golf Course

Affecting Real Change with Food with Marcia Woods, Co-Founder & CEO, FreshSpoke

Marcia will share her journey to success as a female entrepreneur who entered
both the Technology and Agricultural industries. She will highlight how rural
communities are harnessing technology and creating a shared economy, as well
as how local businesses can collaborate and leverage each other’s strengths.

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 5:30 – 8 P.M.
Location: Ainsdale Golf Course
(2264 Concession #12, Kincardine)
Tickets: $20 + HST each
Purchase Online:
Purchase In Person: Bruce County
Walkerton Admin Centre
(33 Park St, Walkerton) or Huron Kinloss
Municipal Office (21 Queen St, Ripley)
Phone: 1-800-268-3838
Website: business/events-and-seminars

Free Movie Night at the Lucknow Library

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Lucknow Library

Free Movie night at the Lucknow Library: "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" the Oscar-nominated crime drama about a mother who personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit. 

Contact: Michaela Posthumus
Phone: 519-528-3011

Coffee Break Ministry for Women

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: Lucknow Community Christian Reformed Church

Coffee Break for Women takes place every Wednesday morning from September to May.

Contact: Pastor Tim Leferink
Phone: 519-528-3133

GEMS Girls' Club

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Lucknow Community Christian Reformed Church

GEMS meets every Wednesday at 7:00p.m. from September to May.

Contact: Pastor Tim Leferink
Phone: 519-528-3133

Wellnastik fitness class

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am

Location: Point Clark Community Centre
Join Martina for Wellnastik, a fitness program designed for those 55+ Each class focuses on balance, coordination, light cardio, stretching & relaxation Classes are held in the main hall at the Point Clark Community Centre on Wednesdays, from 9-10:30am Drop-in Fee is $5 per class. Check it out on Facebook Please dress comfortably, bring thick socks and a blanket or yoga mat, chairs are available.
Contact: Martina Spoenlein