March 2020
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Civitan Club Bingo CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


The Greater Petawawa Civitan Club hosts a weekly bingo in the Civic Centre Hall.  Bingo details can be found on the Civitan Club's website.  Please contact the club directly for all inquiries. 


NOTE: Bingo may occasionally be cancelled on holidays or due to weather.  Updates are usually posted on the Civitan Club's Facebook page.   The Town's event calendar will NOT be updated to refect any cancellations so please contact the club directly for up-to-date information.
 

Civitan Club logo and bingo information (same as website page)

Cabin Fever Part 2


Cabin Fever extends to the weekend of February 29-March 1 for a better snow base and thicker ice.  Check the posters above for specific event and registration details.  
 

Sat, Feb. 29 Snow Drag Races*
Sun, Mar. 1 Winter Wonderland
Sun, Mar. 1 OSPCA Polar Plunge*

*pre-registration required

For more information:

ccoyle@petawawa.ca

613-687-5678 ext. 2102

Skating


INDOOR SKATINGPhoto of small child using plastic skating aid on the ice

Petawawa Civic Centre - 16 Civic Centre Road

PUBLIC SKATING IS NOW OVER FOR THE SEASON. (16/03/20)
 

Public Skate* Parent and Tot Skate Senior and Family Skate

Sundays

Wednesdays and Fridays Wednesdays and Fridays
1:00 to 2:30 pm 11:00 to 11:30 am 11:45 am to 12:45 pm*

Adults 18+    $2.50

Ages 4-17 & Seniors  $1.50

Ages 3 and under   FREE

Family $5.00

FREE FREE

Photo of sledge hockey sled

Stollers are not permitted on the ice.  Please make use of our free equipment:    

  • skating aid for toddlers
  • sled for infants



OUTDOOR SKATING (SEASONAL)

677 Pineridge Crescent (laneway left of the park)Photo of outdoor rink on a sunny day with 3 skaters


General hours: 10:00 am (after morning maintenance) to 10:00 pm.


The rink is lit in the evenings and has 2 heated change rooms.  Please note that there are no washroom facilities on site.
 

There are no scheduled skates at the outdoor rink - skate at your leisure during the opening hours.



Please check our Events Calendar and the Closures and Cancellations page to verify any dates that skating is cancelled/not scheduled and/or the outdoor rink is closed.  

OSPCA Polar Bear Plunge


NEW DATE: SUNDAY MARCH 1, 2020

You must pre-register for this event. PARTICIPANT MINIMUM AGE IS 16 YEARS OLD! Register online through the OSPCA and start collecting plunger pledges.


**NOT AN EVENT FOR ANIMALS. HUMANS ONLY!**


Additional event details are available on Facebook.

TailWaggerK9Sports Dog Seminars

Two great seminars on Saturday, March 1, 2020 for dog owners hosted by TailWaggersK9Sports featuring Best Friends' behavioural specialist, Kim Cooper.  Held at the Petawawa Civic Centre in the Hall (upstairs).


9:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Science Behind Dog Training - How dogs learn and how to use it in every day life

This seminar aims to explain how and why modern dog train techniques work. 

Cost: $80 Working Spot (with pup) - limited spaces          $45 Audit Spot (no dog)


1:00 to 4:00 pm

Aggression - Reactivity in Dogs and how to help them!

This seminar will go over why some dogs lunge, bark uncontrollably at other dogs and humans and what you can do to help them.  This seminar is for humans only (sorry no dogs).

Cost $30 per person 



For more information and to register:

Tailwaggers K9 Sports - check "Current Scheduled" in main menu

613-401-5707

TailWaggers.K9Sports@yahoo.com

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Women's Snowshoeing
Winter Programs

multiple photos of a line of snowshoers at night with headlamps
Meet at a different trail every week, enjoy some light conversation and stay fit. No experience necessary. No snowshoes? No problem! We have a pair for you!

Ages: Adults+
Cost: $30.00 
Time: 6:30 pm
Dates: Mondays, January 6 - March 2 (no session Feb 17)
Register:  sdament@petawawa.ca  613-687-5678 *2103

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Adult Recreational Day Curling
Winter Programs


Enjoy a morning of curling with great company.  Drop-in and half season options available.

Ages: Adults+
Costs:  $7.50 drop-in    $110.77  half season   
Times: 9:00 - 11:00 am
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Contact:  sdament@petawawa.ca   613-687-5678 *2103

Education & Employment Expo


Meet representatives from a variety of educational institutions in person to find the best fit for your educational and career goals as well as local employers that are hiring for the upcoming season.

Be sure to take advantage of PMFRC's Employment Services beforehand to update your resume and get advice on ways to put your best foot forward at this event!
This event is hosted by the PMFRC. Find event details on Facebook and contact the PMFRC directly for all inquiries.

Image of corporate types with shiny lettering of event info

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Skating


INDOOR SKATINGPhoto of small child using plastic skating aid on the ice

Petawawa Civic Centre - 16 Civic Centre Road

PUBLIC SKATING IS NOW OVER FOR THE SEASON. (16/03/20)
 

Public Skate* Parent and Tot Skate Senior and Family Skate

Sundays

Wednesdays and Fridays Wednesdays and Fridays
1:00 to 2:30 pm 11:00 to 11:30 am 11:45 am to 12:45 pm*

Adults 18+    $2.50

Ages 4-17 & Seniors  $1.50

Ages 3 and under   FREE

Family $5.00

FREE FREE

Photo of sledge hockey sled

Stollers are not permitted on the ice.  Please make use of our free equipment:    

  • skating aid for toddlers
  • sled for infants



OUTDOOR SKATING (SEASONAL)

677 Pineridge Crescent (laneway left of the park)Photo of outdoor rink on a sunny day with 3 skaters


General hours: 10:00 am (after morning maintenance) to 10:00 pm.


The rink is lit in the evenings and has 2 heated change rooms.  Please note that there are no washroom facilities on site.
 

There are no scheduled skates at the outdoor rink - skate at your leisure during the opening hours.



Please check our Events Calendar and the Closures and Cancellations page to verify any dates that skating is cancelled/not scheduled and/or the outdoor rink is closed.  

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Adult Recreational Day Curling
Winter Programs


Enjoy a morning of curling with great company.  Drop-in and half season options available.

Ages: Adults+
Costs:  $7.50 drop-in    $110.77  half season   
Times: 9:00 - 11:00 am
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Contact:  sdament@petawawa.ca   613-687-5678 *2103

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Petawawa Chiefs Annual Hockey Tournament

Annual hockey tournament hosted by the Petawawa Chiefs Oldtimers Hockey Club.  Contact the club directly for all tournament information.


Luke Murphy

613-401-0172

Skating


INDOOR SKATINGPhoto of small child using plastic skating aid on the ice

Petawawa Civic Centre - 16 Civic Centre Road

PUBLIC SKATING IS NOW OVER FOR THE SEASON. (16/03/20)
 

Public Skate* Parent and Tot Skate Senior and Family Skate

Sundays

Wednesdays and Fridays Wednesdays and Fridays
1:00 to 2:30 pm 11:00 to 11:30 am 11:45 am to 12:45 pm*

Adults 18+    $2.50

Ages 4-17 & Seniors  $1.50

Ages 3 and under   FREE

Family $5.00

FREE FREE

Photo of sledge hockey sled

Stollers are not permitted on the ice.  Please make use of our free equipment:    

  • skating aid for toddlers
  • sled for infants



OUTDOOR SKATING (SEASONAL)

677 Pineridge Crescent (laneway left of the park)Photo of outdoor rink on a sunny day with 3 skaters


General hours: 10:00 am (after morning maintenance) to 10:00 pm.


The rink is lit in the evenings and has 2 heated change rooms.  Please note that there are no washroom facilities on site.
 

There are no scheduled skates at the outdoor rink - skate at your leisure during the opening hours.



Please check our Events Calendar and the Closures and Cancellations page to verify any dates that skating is cancelled/not scheduled and/or the outdoor rink is closed.  

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Petawawa Chiefs Annual Hockey Tournament

Annual hockey tournament hosted by the Petawawa Chiefs Oldtimers Hockey Club.  Contact the club directly for all tournament information.


Luke Murphy

613-401-0172

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Civitan Club Bingo CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


The Greater Petawawa Civitan Club hosts a weekly bingo in the Civic Centre Hall.  Bingo details can be found on the Civitan Club's website.  Please contact the club directly for all inquiries. 


NOTE: Bingo may occasionally be cancelled on holidays or due to weather.  Updates are usually posted on the Civitan Club's Facebook page.   The Town's event calendar will NOT be updated to refect any cancellations so please contact the club directly for up-to-date information.
 

Civitan Club logo and bingo information (same as website page)

Petawawa Chiefs Annual Hockey Tournament

Annual hockey tournament hosted by the Petawawa Chiefs Oldtimers Hockey Club.  Contact the club directly for all tournament information.


Luke Murphy

613-401-0172

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Adult Recreational Day Curling
Winter Programs


Enjoy a morning of curling with great company.  Drop-in and half season options available.

Ages: Adults+
Costs:  $7.50 drop-in    $110.77  half season   
Times: 9:00 - 11:00 am
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Contact:  sdament@petawawa.ca   613-687-5678 *2103

Blood Donor Clinic

Canadian Blood Services is at Dundonald Hall on Tuesday, March 10 for a blood clinic.  Check the event on Facebook.  Contact CBS directly to book an appointment or for more infomation.Blood Donor Clinic poster with event info

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Shake It Out
Winter Programs

Image of toddler laughing with head back
Get silly with physical activities to get toddlers moving and skaingo out extra energy. 
 

Ages: toddlers
Cost: $5.00
Time: 10:00 am
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020  **NEW DATE**
Register: sdament@petawawa.ca   613-687-5678 *2103

Skating


INDOOR SKATINGPhoto of small child using plastic skating aid on the ice

Petawawa Civic Centre - 16 Civic Centre Road

PUBLIC SKATING IS NOW OVER FOR THE SEASON. (16/03/20)
 

Public Skate* Parent and Tot Skate Senior and Family Skate

Sundays

Wednesdays and Fridays Wednesdays and Fridays
1:00 to 2:30 pm 11:00 to 11:30 am 11:45 am to 12:45 pm*

Adults 18+    $2.50

Ages 4-17 & Seniors  $1.50

Ages 3 and under   FREE

Family $5.00

FREE FREE

Photo of sledge hockey sled

Stollers are not permitted on the ice.  Please make use of our free equipment:    

  • skating aid for toddlers
  • sled for infants



OUTDOOR SKATING (SEASONAL)

677 Pineridge Crescent (laneway left of the park)Photo of outdoor rink on a sunny day with 3 skaters


General hours: 10:00 am (after morning maintenance) to 10:00 pm.


The rink is lit in the evenings and has 2 heated change rooms.  Please note that there are no washroom facilities on site.
 

There are no scheduled skates at the outdoor rink - skate at your leisure during the opening hours.



Please check our Events Calendar and the Closures and Cancellations page to verify any dates that skating is cancelled/not scheduled and/or the outdoor rink is closed.  

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Adult Recreational Day Curling
Winter Programs


Enjoy a morning of curling with great company.  Drop-in and half season options available.

Ages: Adults+
Costs:  $7.50 drop-in    $110.77  half season   
Times: 9:00 - 11:00 am
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Contact:  sdament@petawawa.ca   613-687-5678 *2103

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Skating


INDOOR SKATINGPhoto of small child using plastic skating aid on the ice

Petawawa Civic Centre - 16 Civic Centre Road

PUBLIC SKATING IS NOW OVER FOR THE SEASON. (16/03/20)
 

Public Skate* Parent and Tot Skate Senior and Family Skate

Sundays

Wednesdays and Fridays Wednesdays and Fridays
1:00 to 2:30 pm 11:00 to 11:30 am 11:45 am to 12:45 pm*

Adults 18+    $2.50

Ages 4-17 & Seniors  $1.50

Ages 3 and under   FREE

Family $5.00

FREE FREE

Photo of sledge hockey sled

Stollers are not permitted on the ice.  Please make use of our free equipment:    

  • skating aid for toddlers
  • sled for infants



OUTDOOR SKATING (SEASONAL)

677 Pineridge Crescent (laneway left of the park)Photo of outdoor rink on a sunny day with 3 skaters


General hours: 10:00 am (after morning maintenance) to 10:00 pm.


The rink is lit in the evenings and has 2 heated change rooms.  Please note that there are no washroom facilities on site.
 

There are no scheduled skates at the outdoor rink - skate at your leisure during the opening hours.



Please check our Events Calendar and the Closures and Cancellations page to verify any dates that skating is cancelled/not scheduled and/or the outdoor rink is closed.  

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St. Patrick's Day Dance CANCELLED

From the Petawawa Pantry Food Bank: In keeping in line with the government and Health Canada's requests about social gatherings we have come to the hard decision to cancel our St. Patrick's Dance on Sat. We are sorry for any inconvenience. If you purchased your tickets from The Country Cupboard or Hyska's YIG, please return your ticket and you will be given a refund. You MUST return your ticket.

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Civitan Club Bingo CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


The Greater Petawawa Civitan Club hosts a weekly bingo in the Civic Centre Hall.  Bingo details can be found on the Civitan Club's website.  Please contact the club directly for all inquiries. 


NOTE: Bingo may occasionally be cancelled on holidays or due to weather.  Updates are usually posted on the Civitan Club's Facebook page.   The Town's event calendar will NOT be updated to refect any cancellations so please contact the club directly for up-to-date information.
 

Civitan Club logo and bingo information (same as website page)

Skating


INDOOR SKATINGPhoto of small child using plastic skating aid on the ice

Petawawa Civic Centre - 16 Civic Centre Road

PUBLIC SKATING IS NOW OVER FOR THE SEASON. (16/03/20)
 

Public Skate* Parent and Tot Skate Senior and Family Skate

Sundays

Wednesdays and Fridays Wednesdays and Fridays
1:00 to 2:30 pm 11:00 to 11:30 am 11:45 am to 12:45 pm*

Adults 18+    $2.50

Ages 4-17 & Seniors  $1.50

Ages 3 and under   FREE

Family $5.00

FREE FREE

Photo of sledge hockey sled

Stollers are not permitted on the ice.  Please make use of our free equipment:    

  • skating aid for toddlers
  • sled for infants



OUTDOOR SKATING (SEASONAL)

677 Pineridge Crescent (laneway left of the park)Photo of outdoor rink on a sunny day with 3 skaters


General hours: 10:00 am (after morning maintenance) to 10:00 pm.


The rink is lit in the evenings and has 2 heated change rooms.  Please note that there are no washroom facilities on site.
 

There are no scheduled skates at the outdoor rink - skate at your leisure during the opening hours.



Please check our Events Calendar and the Closures and Cancellations page to verify any dates that skating is cancelled/not scheduled and/or the outdoor rink is closed.  

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Valley Business Breakfast CANCELLED

a variety of people looking at a computer

This event has been CANCELLED.

Fidacity, the Petawawa Business Advisory Network (PBAN) and the Upper Ottawa Valley Chamber of Commerce (UOVCC) invite you for a morning of networking and information!

Please join us for a Valley Business Breakfast at Danny's Restaurant in Petawawa!

Tuesday, March 17th from 8:30 am - 10:30 am.

Come and enjoy a breakfast followed by some tax tips and information with Christopher Carroll. CPA. In addition, there will be door prizes to be won! This event is open to all community members in the Ottawa, Laurentian and Madawaska Valley locals.

To ensure service and event numbers you must register in advance. Click here to register.

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Special Meeting of Council @ 3:00 p.m.
Special Meeting of Council @ 3:00 p.m.

A Special Meeting of Council has been called for Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in accordance with Section B. of the Town's Procedural By-law.  Council will be discussing delegation of authority and future meeting schedule, among other items.  The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Office, 1111 Victoria Street, Petawawa, ON.

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Sounds of Business event series - March 21st POSTPONED

A lone microphone
March 16, 2020
With the rapidly changing communication, directions and measures being implemented, at all levels, to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 global pandemic, the Town of Petawawa is postponing the next Sounds of Business event scheduled for March 21st.. It is in everyone’s best interest to take any and all necessary precautions to ensure public health and safety.


For those who have purchased tickets for this event, you can obtain a full refund from the location of original purchase. As soon as it is safe to do so, we will work to reschedule We thank everyone for their patience and understanding as we all navigate the challenges of dealing with COVID-19.
 


The Sounds of Business - A house party concept brought to a local business featuring other local businesses.  This is an opportunity for the community (age of majority) to come out and have an evening of entertainment all while sampling some great local business products.
 

Each Sounds of Business will be located in a new business venue and feature samples from a beverage and a food vendor.  The event is supported with live musical entertainment.  


Tickets are only $20.00 and include HST.  Tickets must be purchased in advance as the number of tickets available varies based on the business location.  Tickets can be purchased at the business vendor hosting in the particular month, at the Civic Centre Community Office or at the Town Hall.  For convenience, tickets can also be purchased online through a Canadian site called Fidacity.  There will be a 2% service charge as well as a transaction fee from Stripe the payment portal for 2.9% and .30 transaction fee.  

 

 
Which ever way you purchase your ticket, please ensure you bring the paper or electronic versio
n with you.
 


The next Sounds of Business is with Looking Glass Toys and Games on March 21st. POSTPONED
 


 

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Civitan Club Bingo CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


The Greater Petawawa Civitan Club hosts a weekly bingo in the Civic Centre Hall.  Bingo details can be found on the Civitan Club's website.  Please contact the club directly for all inquiries. 


NOTE: Bingo may occasionally be cancelled on holidays or due to weather.  Updates are usually posted on the Civitan Club's Facebook page.   The Town's event calendar will NOT be updated to refect any cancellations so please contact the club directly for up-to-date information.
 

Civitan Club logo and bingo information (same as website page)

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Civitan Club Bingo CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


The Greater Petawawa Civitan Club hosts a weekly bingo in the Civic Centre Hall.  Bingo details can be found on the Civitan Club's website.  Please contact the club directly for all inquiries. 


NOTE: Bingo may occasionally be cancelled on holidays or due to weather.  Updates are usually posted on the Civitan Club's Facebook page.   The Town's event calendar will NOT be updated to refect any cancellations so please contact the club directly for up-to-date information.
 

Civitan Club logo and bingo information (same as website page)

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Interim Instalment Tax Bill Notice

The Town issues an interim tax bill for all property tax classes with one instalment due at the end of March.  The interim tax bill is calculated at 50% of the previous year’s total taxes levied (special charges such as garbage, water and sewer are not included).

The 2020 Interim tax bill for all all property tax classes is due March 30th.  

Property Tax Payment Options


The Town of Petawawa offers several payment options to remit property taxes including:
 

  • Internet & Telephone Banking – This payment option is available with most major banks – use your 19 digit roll number as your account number and search “Petawawa” to locate account name e.g. “Petawawa, Town of – Tax Acct”.
  • By Mail – Send your payment to the Town of Petawawa, 1111 Victoria Street, Petawawa ON  K8H 2E6 – don’t forget to include either the stub from your tax bill or a note with payment information.
  • At a Bank or Financial Institution – Contact your financial institution for further information – bank service charges may apply.
  • In Person – The Town Office is located at 1111 Victoria Street, Petawawa and it is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday except statutory holidays.  We accept payment by cash, cheque (made payable to the Town of Petawawa) or Interac.
  • Night Deposit Box – A night deposit box is located at the Council Chamber entrance of the Town Office.  Please ensure that your cheque and payment information are placed in a sealed envelope.  Please do not place cash in this box.
  • Post-Dated Cheques – Post-dated cheques can be dropped off at the Town Office in person, mailed or deposited in the night deposit box.
     

Late Payment Penalty and Application of Payments


A late payment penalty of 1.25% per month is added to any outstanding amount on the 1st day of each month until paid.  Payments made on your account are applied first to any outstanding interest and penalty and then to the oldest outstanding taxes.


Please ensure that the Town has your current mailing address on file - failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve you from the responsibility of payment of taxes or penalty.

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Selling Food to Ontario Training Workshop CANCELLED

vibrant colourful vegetablesThis event has been CANCELLED.  If you registered for it you will be eligible for a refund.  

Create new opportunities for your farm or food business by learning how to expand into new markets.  As a producer or small processor how can you access new channels.  Save the date for this event on March 31, 2020 at Shady Nook Recreation Centre.  9:00 am to 3:30 pm.  Registration is required and there is a $15 fee that includes lunch service.


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