08 Nov
2018

NOTICE: Remembrance Day services

Remembrance Day services are planned for several communities in Prince Edward County on Sunday, November 11.

Picton

A service will begin at the Picton United Church (12 Chapel Street) at 10 am, followed by a ceremony at the Picton War Memorial/Cenotaph (118 Picton Main Street). Following the ceremony, a march will occur to the Elks Lodge (21 Elk Street) where a reception will take place.

Road closures are required to accommodate the march:

• Picton Main Street will be closed at Walton Street beginning at 10:45 am.

• The following intersections will be affected: Picton Main Street and Walton Street; Ferguson Street/Chapel Street and Picton Main Street; and the Tim Hortons exit onto Picton Main Street. Pedestrian traffic will be permitted.

• The march route will follow Picton Main Street, Bridge Street, Union Street, and Elk Street.

• The Ontario Provincial Police will lead the parade and control traffic at Union Street and Pitt Street. Barricades will block vehicles on side streets from entering Picton Main Street during the parade.

Wellington

A parade will begin at 10:45 am from the Wellington United Church (245 Wellington Main Street) to the cenotaph in Wellington Park.

To accommodate the parade:

• Wellington Main Street (County Road 33) will be closed between Maple Street and Wharf Street from 10:30 am until 11:30 am. Pedestrian traffic will be permitted.

Consecon

A ceremony will be held at the Consecon Legion (184 County Road 29 in Consecon) beginning at 11 am. No road closures are required for this ceremony.

Bells of Peace

On Sunday, November 11, at sunset (4:46 pm), communities across Canada will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with the ringing of 100 bells. The ringing of bells emulates the moment in 1918 when church bells across Europe tolled as four years of war had come to an end. Several churches in Prince Edward County will participate in the Bells of Peace.

Please note: The County of Prince Edward provides this information as a service to the general public. While we do our best to provide accurate information, construction projects and associated service disruptions are subject to change based on weather, road, traffic, and other uncontrollable conditions.

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