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Flamborough events:

Waterdown Rotary Club’s Robbie Burns Supper

Date: January 25, 2019

Time: 7:15 p.m.

Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd. West, Burlington, ON

Hosted by the Rotary Club of Waterdown at Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington. Featuring a performance by Scantily Plaid, traditional Celtic dance music and Scottish Highland Dancers. Toast to the Immortal Memory by Dr. John Ferns. Address to the Haggis by Major (Ret’d) Matthew W.E. Aggus, CD. Scottis/Canadian buffet, silent and loonie auctions, Scotch tasting.

Tables of 8. Cost is $80 per person.

All proceeds from this event will be directed to Rotary-funded projects, including Polio Plus.

Flamborough Heritage Society Presents: Lights, Camera, Archives!

Date: January 25, 2019

Time: 8-10pm

Location: St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr., Waterdown

The Flamborough Heritage Society’s next public meeting will feature a rare look at more than 60
years of historical film clips produced by the Province of Ontario.
“Lights, Camera, Archives,” presented by Danielle Manning, outreach officer for the Archives of
Ontario, will focus on clips from films produced by a variety of government ministries between the
1920s and the 1980s, including Academy Award-winning A Place to Stand, created for the Ontario
Pavilion at Expo ’67.
The presentation is designed to provide an educational and entertaining look at how the
government worked to shape the public’s ideas and behaviours regarding a number of subjects,
such as health, tourism, education, and working in the Ontario Public Service.
Lights, Camera, Archives, one of the Archives of Ontario’s most popular programs, takes place
Friday, January 25 at 8 p.m. at St. James United Church (306 Parkside Dr., Waterdown). Doors open
at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 905-540-5161 or visit www.flamboroughistory.com.

Strabane United Church Robbie Burns Supper

Date: January 26, 2019

Time: 17:30-20:00

Location: Strabane United Church

The community is invited to the Robbie Burns Supper at Strabane United Church, Heritage Hall, Sat., Jan. 28.
Bar opens at 5:30pm, dinner follows. Piping in and Address to the Haggis.
Tickets cost $25 per person.
Call for tickets 905-659-7679.

Flamborough Community Connector Symposium

Date: January 26, 2019

Time: 9am-1pm

Location: Waterdown

This event is open all Flamborough community agencies and non-profit groups.

This FREE community networking and planning event is designed to help local non-profits plan for a successful 2019. Ideally suited for the lead event planner or volunteer coordinator, local agencies can register to attend.

The morning agenda includes the chance to network (we provide the coffee, you can bring along the treats if desired), a “Collaborate & Co-ordinate” session to present your events and learn what other local agencies are planning and a presentation by gigit marketplace on how to maximize their free platform to promote your events. Pack a lunch and plan to stay for a presentation by Leamen and Associates on how to communicate effectively with your networks.

Registration is limited, so make sure to book your tickets before January 23. For more information: 905 689 7880.

Rockton Agricultural Society Dinner Theatre

Date: February 2, 2019

Tickets go on sale the first Saturday in February. Call 519 647 2502

Hamilton Winterfest Canteen at Memorial Park

Date: February 9, 2019

Time: 10:00-21:00

Location: Memorial Park, 266 Main St. N. Waterdown, Ont.

The Canteen at Memorial Park, an exciting new partnership between Cobalt Connects and the Rotary Club of Waterdown.
Centered on the Waterdown Rotary Memorial Skating Loop, the Canteen is a free pop-up event that animates the community’s premier park with live music, the Rogers Winteractive Air Hockey Tournament, the Bookmobile & story-telling by the Hamilton Public Library, skating around the Waterdown Rotary Memorial Park Skating loop, cozy custom fire pit and much more. For more information, please click here

Hamilton Literacy Council Volunteer Tutor Orientation

Date: February 11, 2019

Time: 13:00

Location: YWCA Building, 75 MacNab St. S., 3rd Floor

The Hamilton Literacy Council is looking for volunteer tutors to teach English speaking adults basic reading, writing and math.
Our next Orientation sessions are:
Monday, February 11 at 1pm or 5pm (please register in advance).
Our two day certified training workshop is:
Saturday, February 23rd and Saturday, March 2nd from 9:00 to 4:00.
Please contact to register: 905-529-9907, email info@hamiltonreads.ca or visit
www.hamiltonreads.ca

Family Heritage Day

Date: February 18, 2019

Time: 12:30pm - 4:00pm

Location: Westfield Heritage Village

Celebrate Heritage Day and Family day together at Westfield Heritage Village. Participate in fun family activities as you visit the heritage buildings, candy store, and unique gift shop.

Sweetheart Breakfast

Date: February 19, 2019

Location: 155 Freelton Road

All-you-can-eat breakfast hosted by Freelton United Church. Call 905 659 3033 or visit the website for additional event details.

Vintage Hollywood Glam Gala in support of Interval House

Date: February 22, 2019

Time: 18:00-21:00

Location: Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, 116 King St. W. Hamilton, ON

You’re invited to an exclusive event with great friends and fabulous entertainment in support of Interval House of Hamilton. Beautiful atmosphere, gourmet food stations and drinks, fabulous entertainment, silent auction, live auction and so much more! Through the Women’s Centre of Hamilton, Flamborough Women’s Resource Centre and Jared’s Place, Interval House of Hamilton offers legal advocacy, counseling, employment support, housing & transitional services as well as education and prevention programs. On February 22nd, we will celebrate the courage of all women who have reached out for support services and show gratitude to our community for standing up for freedom from abuse/violence against women. Please click here for more information

Hamilton Literacy Council Training Workshops

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Time: 9am-4pm

Location: YWCA Building, 75 MacNab St. S., 3rd Floor

The Hamilton Literacy Council is looking for volunteer tutors to teach English speaking adults basic reading, writing and math.
Our next Orientation sessions are:
Monday, February 11 at 1pm or 5pm (please register in advance)
Our two day certified training workshop is: Saturday, February 23 and Saturday, March 2 from 9am to 4pm.
Please contact to register: 905-529-9907, email info@hamiltonreads.ca or visit
www.hamiltonreads.ca.

Coldest Night of the Year in Support of Drummond House

Date: February 23, 2019

Time: 16:00-20:00

Location: St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr., Waterdown

Join Eagles Nest for the Coldest Night of the Year and be a part of a story that restores hope in our community. Together we will walk to raise funds for Drummond House- a transitional home for women and children. Drummond House is much more than a place to stay. Each resident, including the children, work through an individualized 3-6 month program promoting restoration of hope, healthy tools, and realistic goals. The Coldest Night of the Year is an opportunity for our community to make a difference in the lives of these of women and children, providing them hope for their future.

Carlisle Optimist Breakfast

Date: March 3, 2019

Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm

Location: Carlisle Arena

Held upstairs at the Carlisle Arena. All you can eat.

Pancake Supper

Date: March 5, 2019

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Christ Church, 92, #8 Hwy, Greensville

Pancakes with homemade soup and sausage, hosted at Christ Church, Flamborough. Come and Enjoy a delicious supper for the whole family. Call Rosemary for more info: 905 627 4498

Annual Community Breakfast

Date: March 10, 2019

Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Rockton Fair Grounds

All-you-can-eat pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, and fresh fruit served by Rockton Lions Club at the Rockton Fair Grounds. Tickets at the door. For more info, call 519 647 0174

Waterdown Blood Donor Clinic

Date: March 11, 2019

Time: 14:30-19:30

Location: St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church, 715 Centre Rd. Waterdown, ON

New Year, new opportunity to give the gift of life and to Build Community Together. Blood Donor Clinic at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish- new donors and walk ins welcome. For more information, please visit Canadian Blood Services.

Waterdown ComedyFest 2019

Date: March 23, 2019

Time: 19:00-22:30

Location: Memorial Hall, 317 Dundas St. E., Waterdown

The Waterdown Lions Club invites everyone to the 2019 Waterdown ComedyFest – 2 shows, 3 Wacky Comedians.
Early show (strong language) is from 7:00-8:30 pm, late show (strong language) is from 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm. Proceeds go towards supporting local and Lions International projects- tickets are $20/each. call 289 431 5020 for more information. For more information, please click here.

Easter Egg Hunt

Date: March 31, 2019

Time: 11:00am

Location: Carlisle Arena

Hosted by Carlisle Optimist Club and held at the Baseball Diamonds at Carlisle Arena, for children aged 10 and under. Bring your basket to put your Easter treats in and meet the Easter Bunny.