Waterdown Farmers Market – Presented by the Merchants of Waterdown BIA, Saturday mornings from 8 am – 1 pm starting May 27 – October 14th (rain or shine) Waterdown Legion front parking lot, 79 Hamilton St. North. Over 30 vendors with local fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, herbs, preserves, wine, maple syrup and more…www.waterdownfarmersmarket.ca/
Heavenly Food Trucks every Thursday throughout the summer starting May 25th. 5 pm- 8 pm. Seating area provided. Brought to you by Bethel Church corner of Kerns Rd. and Hwy 5. Follow us at www.bethelcrc.ca or on facebook for the weekly line-up.
Food Truck Tuesdays St James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr., Tuesdays 5-8pm from May 30 to Aug 29. We welcome four food trucks each week, on a rotation of trucks, to the front lawn area. Seating is provided to enjoy your meal, and room for kids to play. Invite friends, family & neighbours
Thursday, May 4th, May 5th & May 6th
On Golden Pond
Presented by Village Theatre Waterdown held at St James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr. Waterdown. Saturday Matinees 2 pm, Evening shows 8 pm. Tickets available at Pickwick Books Waterdown or Village Fish & Chips (Cash only at outlets) or by calling 905-690-7889
Friday, May 5th
Chinese Buffet & Movie Night
Hosted by Christ Church Flamborough, 92 Highway 8, Greensville.  905-627-4045 call for more information
Saturday, May 6th
Fish Fry
4 pm – 7 pm Freelton United Church, 155 Freelton Rd., Freelton. See www.freeltonandstrabaneunitedchurch.org  for more details Call 905-659-1021 for tickets
Friday, May 5th & Saturday, May 6th
Ontario Christian Home Educator’s Convention
Held at Redeemer University College Ancaster. Information and registration   www.ochec.org/?q=convention
Saturday, May 6th
Mother Daughter Tea Party
Girls in grades 6 – 8 and their moms (or significant other) are invited to high tea style luncheon, a craft, prizes and guest speaker. Enjoy a fun mother daughter outing for $5 each. Space is limited. YFC/Youth for Christ, 273 Parkside Dr. Waterdown. Watch for further details or email Lynda.b@yfcwaterdown.com to reserve your spot 905-690-9639
Saturday, May 6th & Sunday, May 7th
CAPS(Canadian Astro-Photography School
Hosted by Hamilton Centre of Royal Astronomical Society of Canada with spots available in three different courses catering to both beginners and experts In this field. Please check the website and register now…   http://hamiltonrasc.ca/CAPS/    **Location to be determined
Saturday, May 6th & Sunday, May 7th
Doors Open Hamilton
Every year, Doors Open Ontario attracts large crowds across Ontario. From April to October, residents and visitors are invited to discover first-hand Ontario’s hidden heritage treasures, some of which have never been open to the public.Since the program was launched in 2002, over six million visits have been made to heritage sites participating in this exciting initiative. Doors Open Ontario, now considered a cultural phenomenon, will continue in 2016 with hundreds of communities participating across the province. www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/Events/Hamilton.aspx
Sunday, May 7th
Yard Sale
In support of Flamborough Animal Adoptions held at the shelter 16 Mill St. N. Waterdown. Something for everyone! Call 905-689-7801 or  watch the Flamborough Review for times.
Wednesday, May 10th
Spring Fashion Show at the Dutch Mill
2 pm-4 pm a donation to Animal Adoptions of Flamborough will get you a seat to enjoy this yearly event with live entertainment, complimentary coffee/tea and cookies. Watch as the spring fashions comes to life on the catwalk.  905-689-7801
Thursday, May 11th, May 12th & May 13th
On Golden Pond
Presented by Village Theatre Waterdown held at St James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr. Waterdown. Saturday Matinees 2 pm, Evening shows 8 pm. Tickets available at Pickwick Books Waterdown or Village Fish & Chips (Cash only at outlets) or by calling 905-690-7889
Saturday, April 13th
Annual Murray McCullam Memorial Kids Fishing Derby
Hosted by Strabane Optimist at Safari Lake Watch the Review for times
Saturday, May 13th
Ghost Walk – Hermitage Ruins
8 pm- 11 pm   Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Dundas Ontario  Walk into the haunted woods at night with the only tour of its kind anywhere! Experience the conflict between calm and fear. A quiet stroll in the forest mixed with dark energy from one of the oldest communities in Ontario. Soon you arrive at a place filled with ghost stories told over generations at this hidden historic gem. It’s just your group, alone in the dark with ghosts. Stories of tragic love, cults and the coachman who still walks among the trees. Parking and the Gatehouse Museum included. http://conservationhamilton.ca/events
Saturday, May 13th
Carlisle Festival & BBQ Chicken Dinner
Celebrate our community at the Carlisle Arena from 4 pm-8 pm BBQ chicken dinner, Live and Silent Auction. Hosted by Carlisle United Church. Tickets  Adult $18, Children under 12 $9 can be purchased In advance or at the door.  Need more information call 905-689-8630
Sunday, May 14th
Mother’s Day at Westfield
12:30 – 4:00 Treat Mom to a great day in the village exploring more than thirty-five heritage buildings. You are always welcome to bring a picnic to Westfield Heritage Park.  http://conservationhamilton.ca/events
Friday, May 19th
Movie Night
With Popcorn and Juice…Hosted by Christ Church Flamborough, 92 Highway 8, Greensville.  905-627-4045 call for more information
Saturday, May 20th
Annual Plant Sale
8:30 am–12 noon, Hosted by Lynden Horticultural Society, Held in the Lion’s Park in Lynden Hwy 99
Saturday, May 20th
8 am – 1:30 pm Hosted by Providence Christian School at Rockton Fair Grounds, Rockton.  Join us for our spring fundraising plant and garage sale featuring our garden centre, multi-family garage sale, home and garden décor, silent auction, kid’s activities, bake sale, hot breakfast with following lunch menu and much more! Contact  office@providencecs.ca or 905-627-1411
Friday, May 19th – Sunday, May 21st
Waterdown Arts and Music Streetfest
So much music, so much fun. Every year during the May long weekend, music takes over Waterdown Memorial Park. The award winning Arts and Music event features craft vendors, food trucks, Family Zone, dance groups and an eclectic combination of emerging artists, blasts from the past and current performers. NEW FOR 2017 We’re very excited to be able to bring this level of entertainment to downtown Waterdown, the success of the event during the last few year was an indication that our fans truly enjoy the festival. ADMISSION TICKETS  $10.00 per person,  $20.00 for a weekend pass per person, Children under 10 are free
Saturday, May 27th
Song of the Grand, A Musical
6 PM, Dinner & Entertainment at Grace Anlican Church, 157 Mill St N, Waterdown, On $25.00 per person. Cash bar.Invite your friends. Doors open at 5:30, parking in rear at 182 Main St N.Come and enjoy a delicious meal including a performance that tells the story of two young men who joined the Canadian Armed Forces in WWII.Be entranced by the narration and song of their correspondence with family.
Tickets @ office@graceanglicanwaterdown.org or 905-689-6715
Saturday, May 27th
Community BBQ, Perennial Plant Exchange and Ping Pong
11:30 am. West Flamboro Presbyterian Church, 262 Middletown Rd. Bring a plant, take a plant – a free exchange.  No plants to share? No problem! There will be lots of extras or just come to socialize with neighbours!  (Freewill donations accepted with proceeds supporting ongoing Mission and Outreach projects).   Everyone welcome.  More info:  www.wfpconline.com
Saturday, May 27th
Christie Classic Antique Show
Christie Lake Conservation Area 8 am-5 pm. Canada’s favourite Antique Show with over 300 dealers and almost 10 acres of antiques. Here you’ll find hundreds of golf items, tins, scientific instruments, folk art, postcards, native artifacts, Canadian country, fine art, nostalgia items, furniture and much more. Browse or buy that special something rain or shine. Food vendors provide lunch or a light snack. Admission fee of $10.00 applies. For show information contact 1-800-667-0619 or visit http://www.conservationhamilton.ca/christie-antique-show
Saturday, May 27th
Charity Beer Tent at Christie Classic Antique Show hosted by Strabane Optimist
Saturday, May 27th
“Not Your Average” Garage Sale
Hosted by and held at Bethel Church. What makes it “Not Your Average?” Anyone can reserve a table, or sell from their trunk. There is no rent, no % of sales, no gimmicks – just the opportunity to have a community yard sale. To reserve your spot, visit www.bethelcrc.ca or call 905-689-7796. Bethel Church is located at the corner of Kerns Rd. and Hwy. 5
Saturday, May 27th
Annual Plant Sale
8 am-1 pm, Hosted by Flamborough Horticultural Society at the Waterdown Legion parking lot off Hamilton Street. FHS is joining the Waterdown Farmers Market on opening day. Perennials from member gardens, Cash only
Saturday, May 27th
Garage, Plant, Bake Sale
8 am-12 pm Hosted by the Westover Women’s Institute.  Westover Rd and 6th Concession Rd. W. Tables available $15. Call Mary to reserve a table 905-659-5144. All are welcome.
Sunday, May 28th
Cornucopia of Music” celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary. A wonderful programme featuring a talented group of musical artists led by Marvin Munshaw.  Starts at 7 pm
Strabane United Church Heritage Hall, 1565 Brock Rd north of Conc. 8 W.  Free admission and refreshments.  Donations to local Outreach projects are gratefully accepted.
Wednesday, May 31st
Flamborough Open
Golf Tournament hosted by Flamborough Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Rotary Club of Waterdown, held at the Carlisle Golf & Country Club. For further Information and registration contact the F.C.C.905-689-7650