FEB 6 – FEB 27

QAC Gallery and Office closed a little longer

The Quinte Arts Council is still closed as we are in the midst of renovating and refocusing and this is taking longer than we anticipated. We will be opening shortly, stronger and better able to serve the needs of our valued members and our growing arts community. Unfortunately, we are unable to publish the spring issue of Umbrella but please continue to submit events to our website and we will post them. Also check our website regularly for upcoming arts events and information on our grand re-opening.

Quinte Arts Council

36 Bridge Street, East. Belleville, Ontario

FEB 20 – MAR 1

Judges needed for Youth Arts Competition 2018

Rev. Dr. Allan Miller, Youth Education Officer at #99 Royal Canadian Legion Belleville is looking for a minimum of two judges who can view and select winners in the RCL Poster, Poem, Essay Competition for 2018. Judging of the submissions is the week before Remembrance Day. If you are able to help out, please contact Dr. Miller at #99 RCL Belleville, 613-968-9655,

Belleville Legion

Belleville, Ontario

FEB 20 – MAY 29
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

“Fiddler On The Roof” Bus Trip

Come join St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church on Wed. May 30 as we travel to Port Hope to see "Fiddler on the Roof". The price of $125 includes transportation, theatre ticket and lunch at the Railside Restaurant. For information and tickets, call 613-968-8998.

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

67 Victoria Ave., Belleville, K8N 2A1

FEB 20 – FEB 24
7 pm - 1 am

Gabriel’s Train Of Hope – seeking donations of items for fundraising auction

The organizer of an event to raise funds to help a local child is asking for donations (of anything, including art). "On November 3rd one of my daycare families' lives was turned upside down. Their 2 year old son Gabriel was diagnosed with Acute B cell Leukemia.  This event is to raise funds to help this family with the increased costs and loss of income during this time. The event (which will be held on Feb. 24) will have a silent auction and raffle table. We also have a DJ coming in for the event as well. Evening snacks will be provided for all attending guests. Beverages will be available at the bar. There will be open pool tables for use and a dance. We would appreciate any donations towards the auction. We are hoping to have all donations by mid-January at the latest as tickets will be going on sale at that time. Any donations of art work should have the artist's business card with contact info and other information such as value of the item." To donate, contact Dawn at 613-661-2855 or

Belleville Legion

132 pinnacle street belleville ontario

FEB 22 – FEB 22
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Please join us for the opening reception of two new shows in the Parrott Gallery on Thursday, February 22, 6-7:30 p.m. In Gallery One, experience a selection of outsider art by the late Charles Keeling Lassiter from the private collection of Stan Kaplan of Boca Raton, Florida. In Gallery Two, enjoy images captured through the lens of ten photographers in their collective show 'A Moment in Time.' Shows run February 22 to March 21, 2018.


254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville K8N 3B1

FEB 22 – FEB 22
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


A selection of outsider art by Charles Keeling Lassiter from the collection of Stan Kaplan will feature in Gallery 2, February 22 to March 21. The Opening Reception will take place Thursday, February 22, between 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.


254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville K8N 3B1

FEB 23 – FEB 23
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Kiwanis Trivia Night

Eat, Drink, Think at the 4th Kiwanis Trivia Night! $20 each in advance, $25 at the door. Up to 8 members per team. Cash prizes for top three teams. Pizza at half-time break. Cash bar. All proceeds to community projects of the Kiwanis Club of Belleville. Tickets: Kiwanis members, online at, phone 613-771-1758.

Banquet Centre

1 Alhambra Square, Belleville, Ontario

FEB 23 – FEB 23
7:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Hockey Night in Quinte

Hockey Night in Quinte presented by the Rotary Club of Belleville Satellite Group. Join us for a night of fun, music - DJ and band Far Side, hockey inspired games, live and silent auctions at the Belleville Armouries, 187 Pinnacle Street, Belleville on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. All proceeds to Playing for Keeps in support of children in sports. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Belleville Chamber of Commerce or Re/Max Quinte Ltd. in Belleville.

Belleville Armouries

187 Pinnacle Street, Belleville

FEB 25 – FEB 25
02.00pm - 04.00pm

BEYOND HARVEY WEINSTEIN, a pop-up forum, on February 25, at 2 pm

Northumberland Learning Connection presents a pop-up forum, Beyond Harvey Weinstein, on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 2 pm. at C.R. Gummow Public School, 311 Cottesmore Avenue, Cobourg with four panellists, moderated by Northumberland Learning Connection’s Karin Wells, lawyer and journalist. TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE, $10 each, at Food Craft House, 201 Division Street, Cobourg, and at Furby House Books, 65 Walton Street, Port Hope, and at the door on the day of the event. Tickets can also be reserved by calling – 905 344 8319. For more information call 905 375.7496

C.R. Gummow Public School, 311 Cottesmore Avenue, Cobourg, ON, K9A 4E3

311 Cottesmore Avenue, Cobourg, ON, K9A 4E3

FEB 27 – FEB 27
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Watercolour Winter workshop

For the beginner watercolourist, this workshop builds on our introduction to classic and playful watercolour techniques by focusing on only a handful of those techniques at a time. Workshop fee of $20 is due at time of registration. Space is limited so register early.


254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville K8N 3B1

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