APR 6 – APR 6

Call for Artists and Artisans to apply for Expressions – deadline April 6

The Quinte Arts Council’s biennial Expressions Juried Visual Art Show and Sale will feature 2- and 3-dimensional art and craft created by the artists of Quinte. An opening reception will be held on May 4, 6 to 7:30 pm in the John M. Parrott Gallery at the Belleville Public Library. The show will run May 4 to June 1 and several awards will be handed out. Deadline for artists to apply is April 6.  The show this year will have a theme to commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday – Canadian State of Mind. Entry Form, Information Sheet and Labels are available at the QAC office and the Parrott Gallery OR in PDF form by clicking the link. You can also apply online.

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APR 6 – APR 9
4:00pm - 2:00pm

Nearly New Sale

Get your hands on some amazing finds and support the Kingston Symphony’s Volunteer Committee by checking out the semi-annual Nearly New Sale! The sale begins on Thursday, April 6 and runs until Sunday, April 9, 2017. Items for sale include spring/summer clothing and accessories, sports gear, toys, games, cookware, china and crystal, jewellery, antiques and collectibles, tools and hardware, home décor, and more! Sale Dates & Times April 6 - 9, 2017 Thursday | 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Friday | 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m Donation Schedule March 22 - 27, 2017 (Closed Sunday) 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Kingston Symphony Warehouse

785 sir john a. macdonald boulevard, Unit 7A, Kingston, Ontario

APR 6 – APR 6

The Butterfly Song CD release

The Butterfly Song CD release, Thursday April 6, at the Belleville Public Library, 3rd Floor Meeting Room. Special live performance by Heather and Safron of “The Butterfly Song”. There will be a meet and greet 5-6 pm and the program will start at 6 pm. Hear Lessons of a Butterfly peom by Karen Dack, enjoy a concert by The Happy Harmony Choir. A portion of CD sales will be donated to Community Living Belleville and Area Recreation Program. Future available download:

Belleville Library

254 Pinnacle St., Belleville, Ontario

APR 6 – APR 6
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

OPENING RECEPTION, annual secondary school show

'Reality,' the 29th Annual Secondary School Show, is on at the Parrott Gallery from April 6-26. Come and meet these talented artists at the opening reception on Thursday, April 6th from 6-7:30 p.m. For further information please call 613-968-6731 x2240 or email


254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville K8N 3B1

APR 7 – APR 7
12 noon - 1 pm

Notes on Jazz with Howard Baer

Friday, April 7, 12 noon. Howard Baer & Paul Grecco. “I think it’s jazz…” Trent Hills bassist Howard Baer brings his jazz pianist buddy Paul Grecco to share notes about what makes jazz jazz. Howard appears in Lenni Stewart’s Social Club (August 3, 7 pm) and at the Westben Jazz Fringe Festival (August 4-6).

Clock Tower Cultural Centre

36 Front Street South, Campbellford, ON, K0L 1L0

APR 7 – APR 7
6:00pm - 10:00pm

No Borders Double IPA Release Show

Trenton's punk band, The Dead Sparrows are getting a beer named after them! Join the band and Wild Card Brewing Company in releasing a truly bold beer that has No Borders. The No Borders Double IPA! No Borders is named after the group's second album, that had their single "Timothy" on MuchMusic's Loud, Aux TV, and various radio stations across the country. What better way to release a strong, hoppy IIPA in the spirit of breaking down borders than with a gritty, sweaty, punk show? Helping us kick this off is The Mad Murdocks from Whitby Ontario, and Screamin' Sins from Kingston! 19+. Doors at 6pm! Pay-What-You-Can at the door

Wild Card Brewing Company

38 Gotha St., Trenton ON

APR 7 – APR 7
7:30 pm

“Invocation” opening reception

Artist Laura Culic at the Art Gallery of Bancroft Opening reception: Friday April 7th,2017 @ 7:30. Come celebrate the opening of Laura's exhibit. Laura's paintings are her response to a deep and abiding love of the natural world – particularly the Ontario wilderness. The images, representational or abstract, are the product of her experiences paired with a profound sense of connection with the land, filtered through time and memory. her process is an exploration involving building up layers of wax and pigment, and then scratching, scoring and scraping the surface, gradually and alternately adding and subtracting, concealing and revealing. The show runs to April 5 to 29.

Art Gallery of Bancroft

10 Flint Ave, Bancorft, Ontario

APR 8 – APR 8
10 am - 3 pm

The Gathering, a gathering of fibre arts craftspeople

Knitters, spinners, weavers & rug hookers will gather in historic Port Hope for the annual celebration of fibre arts on Sat, April 8th, 10am to 3 pm. Twenty vendors will offer a tempting array of wares. Great door prizes. Admission $5. Refreshments served. Bring your spinning wheel, knitting, and other works in program. Spend the day with friends new and old. Gather at the Town Park Recreation Centre, 62 McCaul St, Port Hope L1A 1L2. For info Carole Elliott,

Town Park Recreation Centre,

62 McCaul St, Port Hope L1A 1L2

APR 11 – APR 11
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Connon Nurseries at Belleville Public Library

It’s almost time to plant your gardens, and Belleville Public Library is here to help! On Tuesday, April 11 at 6:00 pm, an expert from Connon Nurseries will be giving a talk to help you prep for gardening season. Learn about garden placement, plant varieties and care, and much more! Come armed with your gardening questions! No registration required for this free event, call 613-968-6731 x2237 for more information.

Belleville Public Library

254 Pinnacle St., Belleville

APR 12 – APR 12
2:00 pm & 7:30 pm

A Man Called Ove

A Quinte Film Alternative GREAT MOVIE WEDNESDAY Presentation. ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE - Foreign Language Film. Ove is the block's grumpy man who has been deposed as president of the condominium association, but he could not give a damn about being deposed and therefore keeps looking over the neighborhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family moves into the terraced house opposite and accidentally backs into Ove's mailbox it turns out to be an unexpected friendship. A drama comedy about unexpected friendship, love and the importance of surrounding yourself with the proper tools. Matinee - $9 / Evening - $11 / Student - $5.50.

The Empire Theatre

321 Front Street, Belleville ON


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