December Events on the Island

Saturday, December 3

Back Kitchen Baking Orders.  
Drop off at Bonnie Caughey's paper box n Front Road in Stells

Sundays, December 4, 11, 18, 25

10:30 Worship at St. Alban's
10:45 Hymn Sing at St. Paul's
11:00 Worship at St. Paul's

Sunday, December 4

4:00 pm Christmas Dinner at the AI Community Center
All islanders 65 and over are invited.  If you haven't responded to your invitation please contact the Women's Institute at or call Sherri at 613.305.3451

Monday, December 5

7:00 pm Loyalist Township Council will hold a special meeting on the Official Plan Review at the Council Chambers, Township Offices, Odessa

Tuesday, December 6, 13, 20, 27

9:00 am to 2:00 pm Internet Cafe at the Neilson Store Museum
Come and learn how to use your cell phone, transfer pictures, make a 2017 calendar, use facebook, or solve your computer, ipad, cell or printer challenge.  David also has parts available if you are trying to fix a computer.

Wednesday, December 7

 at the AI Public School & Community Center
Pick up date for your poinsettia and flower orders.  For more information call Lynn at the School 613.389.4582

7:00 to 9:00 pm Amherst Island Wind Project Community Liaison Committee
The goals of the first meeting are to introduce Community Liaison Committee Members, provide a project update, review and discuss the draft Terms of Reference, and establish functional guidelines for the CLC.  The meeting will be open to the public for observation.  For further information please contact 
Paul McCorquodale, Algonquin Power at 905.465.6116

Thursday, December 8

9:30 to 2:30 Amherst Island Ferry Disruption
The Frontenac II ferry, providing service from Stella to MIllhaven, will be out of service for engine replacement on Thursday, December 8, 2016, from 9:30 am until 2:30 pm.  We apologize for any inconvenience this will cause to ferry users.

Friday, December 9 

Isle Wilton Cheese Order Due
More information available from Roxanne at 613.389.4630

Saturday, December 10

8:00 am AI Men's Society Meeting at St. Paul's
Nominal charge for breakfast.  Visitors and Guests welcome.

10:00 am to 1:00 pm Pick up your Christmas Trees, wreaths and planters orders at the AI Community Center

1:00 to 4:00 pm Children's Advent Party at St' Paul's
We are hoping that your little ones can come.  Our amazing duo of Mary White and Tessa Mayman have once again developed a fun program of crafts to suit all ages.  There will also be games, songs, stories and snacks.  We are also going to fit costumes and practise our parts in the Nativity Play that will be part of the Community Carol Service on Sunday December 11 at 2:00 pm.  If you have friends or relatives that want to join in, please tell them that all are welcome.  Blessing of the season to you and yours.  Give us a call;Janet Scott 613.384.7480, Carol Glenn 613.389.4608

7:00pm to 1:00 am 
Kim and Duncan Ashley 25th Anniversary Celebration at the AI Community Center.  Please join Kim and Duncan as they celebrate their wedding anniversary.  Dance 7 pm to 1 am. Light lunch at 10 pm Cash Bar, Best Wishes only

Sunday, December 11

2:00 pm Community Carol Services at St. Paul's
Carols, Readings and Nativity Play.  Light refreshemtns to follow.  Have you every wanted to be a shepherd, wise man or an angel?  Do you have grandchildren who want to be in a play?  Would you like to read or sing or play an instrument?  This is your chance!  If you wish to take part, please contact Janet Scott at 613.389.4608.  All Welcome.

Friday, December 16

6:00 to 11:00 pm APAI Holiday Party by invitation at The Lodge

Saturday, December 17
10:00 am to 2:00 pm Pick up Back Kitchen baking orders at the Back Kitchen or as otherwise arranged.

Saturday, December 24
7:00 pm Christmas Eve Service at St. Paul's
a candlelight service of Lessons and Carols for the entire family.   Please join us for this very special time on the eve of the Christmas celebrations.  All Welcome

Friday, December 30
8:00 am to 1:00 pm Amherst Island Christmas Bird Count
Meet at the Amherst Island Public School at 8:00 am for coffee and muffins available at the school before you set out on your route, with a free lunch around 12 noon (soup, chili and rolls)  Experienced and novice birders welcome!  you will be assigned to a team.  If you're planning to join the Amherst Island Bird Count, please email Bonnie Livingstone at  More info: Call Janet at 613.389.4608 or Bonnie at 613.389.8516

Saturday, December 31

7:00 pm to 1:00 am New Years Eve Dance at the AI Community Center
Tickets are $20.00 each
Please call Carol 613.384.7480, Betty 613.389.7907 or Linda 613.389.4143
Everyone is welcome at this community event.