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2014 - 2015 Annual Events

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New in 2014

Saturday, June 7th  started the Farmer's Market at the Royal Canadian Legion in Waterdown from 8 am-1 pm. It was a success and will continue every Saturday until Thanksgiving.   Brought to you by the Waterdown BIA                       

www.waterdownfarmersmarket

 

JANUARY

Robbie Burns Supper hosted by Waterdown Rotary at the Royal Botanical Gardens. Annual event held late in January. Watch the Review for the date.

 


FEBRUARY


Watch the Review for the Deadline
Strabane Optimist, Oratorical Contest
All students under the age of 19 are eligible to participate. Entries must be submitted this month.

 

February 1st 2015 Rockton Agricultural Society Dinner Theatre. Tickets go on sale. Call 519-647-2502

WINTERFEST 2015.

February 1st
Held by the Optimist Club of Greensville 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Rosebough Park, Greensville. Ice skating on an outdoor rink, hot dogs, hot chocolate, snowman building and fun and games fun for all. Free. Ed 905-628-3678

Saturday, February 7th 2015
Valentine Breakfast
All you can eat. Hosted by Freelton United Church 905-659-3033 for details.

 

Watch for local Heritage Family Day Activities

 

 


MARCH

1st Sunday in March 2015
Carlisle Optimist Breakfast
Held upstairs at the Carlisle Arena 9:00 – 12:00 pm All you can eat $10.

March 14th 2015
IRISH STEW SUPPER 2 sittings
Freelton United Church, 155 Freelton Rd., Freelton
Call 905-659-3033 for tickets


Sunday, March 15th 2015
Rockton Lions Club Annual Community Breakfast
Held at the Rockton Fair Grounds 8:30am – 1:00pm

March 15th, 2014

Luncheon,Hosted by Strabane Women's Institute

Strabane United Church11:30-1 pm.$8 adults, $4 kids under 7.

Tickets available at the door or Barb Laking 905-659-3465

Thursday, March 20th 2014

Spring Ecology of Bronte Creek, Trout Unlimited Canada

7:30 pm at Carlisle Memorial Hall, 273 Carlisle Rd, Carlisle

                                             Free

Bronte Creek is an amazing, diverse ecosystem full of unexpected life. Mammals, fish, reptiles, birds, amphibians and plants all utilize the creek as their home or habitat for one of their life-cycle stages. The happenings in the creek change with the seasons. come out and learn about the environmental wonders of creeks in the spring time! All ages welcome. RSVP required. Send email to Beth Anne-Fischer at bafischer@tucanada.org to let us know you are planning to attend.

Thursday, March 20th 2014

Women's Self Defence Class 10 am-11:30 am

                              FREE

Learn confidence, empowerment and get fit doing it. Presented by Building Better Futures through Neighbour to Neighbour Centre and Hosted by Brown's Marial Arts. 10 Franklin St, Waterdown. Safety Presentation by Flamborough Women's Resource Centre.

Please call Claire 905-574-1334 ext 207 or Caitlin 289-895-8580

Saturday, March 29th, 11AM - 5 PM

Turkey Shoot, Royal Canadian Legion, Lynden
Ladies and gents, everyone welcome
Stock Production guns only
Prizes, draws, food
For further info call 519-647-3403

 


APRIL

Watch the Review for the date in April (Saturday before or after Easter)
Roast Beef Dinner, Hosted by the Troy/Lynden Women’s Institute. Doors open at 5:15 Dinner at 6pm. Tickets must be pre-paid and can be purchased at Don Zver Pottery 519-647-2117

Saturday, April 5th
Strabane Optimist Annual Spring Community Breakfast
Strabane United Church, 1565 Brock Rd, Strabane. 8 am-12 noon.

Saturday, April 13th
Garage Sale
Animal Adoptions of Flamborough
, 16 Mill St. N., Waterdown Contents of a house so there will be something for everyone. 905-689-7801

Wednesday, April 16th
Annual Dinner & Live Auction
With door prizes hosted by SHARE Agricultural Foundation. 6:45 pm at Copetown Lion’s Community Centre in Copetown. This organization supports Agricultural Projects in Central and South America as well as providing Scholarships for promising students who cannot afford to pay for a High School education. For tickets call Cathy McMaster 905-647-3956 or Jane Collins 519-647-9850

Saturday, April 19th
Carlisle Optimist, Easter Egg Hunt 11 am. 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!

Saturday April 26th

Roast Beef Dinner with all the trimmings and yummy pies. 2 Sittings 5 pm and 7 pm.Strabane United Church-1565 Brock Rd near 8 Conc. W. Adults $15, children 12 and under $8. Take out available at $12. Call for tickets: Cecil 905-659-1011 or Nancy 905-659-7192 or Lorraine 905-659-7679..

 

Saturday, April 26th
Red Cross Babysitting Course
9:30 am- 4:30 pm For children 11 yrs and up. Each child should bring a doll, a lunch and snacks. Pre registration is necessary as space is limited. Cost is $40 per child and is being held at
Flamborough Baptist Church 41 Concession 5 E. 905-689-8476 or www.flambc.org

Saturday, April 26th
Loonie Sale
Much anticipated sale with proceeds going to Animal Adoptions of Flamborough at the Waterdown Legion 79 Hamilton St N. For more information contact 905-689-7801

Saturday, April 26th
Mammoth Community Garage Sale
8:30 am – 1 pm hosted by Christ Church of Flamborough #92 Hwy 8, Greensville. Plant sale, baking table, penny sale, and white elephant tables along with books, refreshments and raffle. For further information contact Rosemary 905-627-4498

Sunday, April 27th
Freelton Lions Club Annual Community Breakfast
Held in Marian Hall in Freelton

Last Saturday in April
Trout Season Opens
Christie Lake Conservation Area. Fish for rainbow trout at Christie Lake stocked ponds. Ponds are stocked on a regular basis and bait is available. Provincial fishing license is required for Christie Lake. Maximum of three trout per angler. Regular park admission applies. For info, please call 905-628-3060.

 

 

MAY

Thursday, May 1st
Spring Luncheon
12 Noon Hosted by the Westover Women’s Institute. Westover Rd and 6th Concession Rd. W Call Mary Boyd 905-659-5144 or Lil Moore 905-659-7567 for tickets.

Friday, May 2nd & Saturday, May 3rd
Greensville Semi-Annual Antique Show & Sale
This annual antique show is held at the Christ Church 92 Hwy #8. Free admission and parking. Wheelchair accessible. Runs Fri. 11 am – 8 pm & Sat. 10 am – 5 pm. Call 905-549-0317.

Saturday, May 3rd
Annual Murray McCullam Memorial Fishing Derby
Hosted by Strabane Optimist. Watch the Review for times

Saturday, May 3rd
Fish Fry 4 pm-7 pm
Freelton United Church. To order tickets, call 905-659-1021

Sunday, May 4th
NHA 2013 Woodcarvers Roundup
8:30 am-4 pm Copetown Community Hall, Governor’s Rd. Our 5th annual event has19 instructors offering advice in various aspects of Carving. Pre-registration only Lunch will be available at a small cost. www.nhkroundup.webs.com

Saturday, May 3rd & Sunday May 4th
Doors Open Hamilton
Westfield Heritage Village. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the extensive artefact collection at Westfield Heritage Village. It’s all part of the fun during the Doors Open Hamilton event in which numerous Hamilton buildings and attractions — theatres, churches, archives, museums, cemeteries and private homes — are included. The program gives an opportunity for the public to see Hamilton buildings and facilities that they may not normally be able to access. Westfield will be open Sunday from 12:30 pm - 4 pm during this joint initiative of the Hamilton Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee (LACAC) and the Ontario Heritage Foundation. Call 1-800-883-0104. Free admission.

Monday, May 5th
Lynden Horticultural Society
Masonic Lodge 7 pm. Topic: Floral arrangements

Tuesday, May 6th
Canada's role in the Global Space Program-7pm, Christ Church Flamborough #92 Hwy 8 Greensville. Speaker Bob Morrow a consultant with the Canadian Space Agency, involving tomato seeds in space. An interesting and free evening for all to learn a little more about Canada's involvement in Space from a different angle.

Saturday, May 10th
First Aid/CPR Course,
Please bring a lunch and snack.Pre registration is necessary as space Is limited. Cost is $60 per person and is being held at Flamborough Baptist Church 41 Concession 5 E. 905-689-8476 or www.flambc.org

Saturday, May 10th
River Walk of Bronte Creek, Courtcliffe Park, 159 Carlisle Rd.
10:30 am This free event hosted by Trout Unlimited Canada requires pre-registration. Contact bafischer@tucanada.org
Curious about Bronte Creek! Have a sense of adventure? Join us for this river walk where participants will learn about the creek by putting on waders and experiencing it first-hand. Space is limited. Some age restrictions apply.

Saturday, May 10th
Carlisle Festival & BBQ Chicken Dinner
Celebrate our community at the Carlisle Arena from 4 pm BBQ chicken dinner, Adults $15 child $8. Live Auction, Silent Auction, Kids’ Zone, Entertainment. Hosted by Carlisle United Church. Call to book tickets 905-689-8630

Saturday, May 10th & Sunday 11th
Waterdown Swap Meet & Car Show
Rockton Fair Grounds. Display of vehicles from teens to 80’s, with special interest vintage and modified autos. Pre-registration for indoor vendors 905-689-9711 or
905-689-4878 www.waterdowncarshow.ca

Saturday, May 17th
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 17th
Springfest
7:30 am – 1:30 pm Join us for a pancake breakfast, huge plant sale, garage sale, home and garden decor, silent auction, kids games and activities. Hosted by Providence Christian School being held at J.L Grightmire Arena, Market St, Dundas

Saturday, May 17th
Annual Plant Sale
8:30 am-12 noon, Hosted by Flamborough Horticultural Society Waterdown Legion parking lot off Hamilton Street. Perennials from member gardens, Cash only ,

Sunday, May 18th
Waterdown Arts and Music Streetfest
9 am-11pm Downtown Waterdown, See the website for further details
www.waterdownartsandmusicstreetfest.ca

Wednesday, May 21st
Flamborough Horticultural Society Meeting
7:30 p.m. Strabane United Church, 1565 Brock Rd. Topic: Pioneer Kitchen Gardens

 

Friday, May 23rd

Plant and Bake Sale, Covenant Christian School, 497Millgrove Side Road, 5 pm- 8 pm.  Come out for burgers and fries, great games for all ages, face painting, and a craft room that will impress!

Saturday, May 24th
Silent Auction 7 pm-10 pm
Entertainment, cheese, wine and lots of fun. Christ Church Flamborough #92 Hwy 8 Greensville. Proceeds go to PWRDF to help reduce world hunger. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from Rosemary Horsewood 905-627-4498

Saturday, May 24th
Pottery Sale, Bake Sale, Garage Sale & BBQ
9 am-1 pm Hosted by the Westover Women’s Institute. Westover Rd and 6th Concession Rd. W. All are welcome.

Saturday, May 24th
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 24th & Sunday, May 25th

Waterdown Swapmeet/ Rodders & Racers. Rockton Fair Grounds accepting vendors on Friday after lunch. Saturday and Sunday Vendor gates open at 6am. For general admission times and more information contact 905-304-9560

Wednesday, May 28th
Rotary Golf Tournament
In partnership with Flamborough Chamber of Commerce - Carlisle Golf & Country Club

Saturday, May 31st
Beer & Wine Tent
At the Christies Classic Antique Show, Hosted by Strabane Optimist

 

 

JUNE

 

 

Monday, June 2nd
Lynden Horticultural Society
Lotsa Hostas Nursery Tour, 15 Orkeny Rd, Carpooling from the Masonic Lodge at 6:30 pm

Wednesday, June 4th
Drives for Lives Century Pines Golf Course
Call for info 905-387-9959 ext. 232 or go to website www.intervalhousehamilton.org/golf

Friday, June 6th
Soroptimist International of Dundas~Ancaster~Flamborough (SIDAF) Annual Awards Dinner & Dance of Celebration, Inspiration & Success at the Dundas Golf & Country Club: Join us this year for an evening of joy and celebration as we recognize winners of the following awards: Ruby Award, Violet Richardson Award and Women’s Opportunity Award. Check our website for the location and awards information at www.soroptimistdaf.ca

Saturday, June 7th
Beef Bar-B-Q and Silent Auction
4 pm – 7 pm Hosted by Freelton United Church held at Marian Hall, 89 Freelton Rd.(next to Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church) Come enjoy a delicious meal with live music, and check out the great items at the silent Auction tables. Call 905-659-3033 for tickets

Saturday, June 7th
7th Annual Charity Fish Fry
Hosted by Rockton Lions 5–8pm. All you can eat, to be held on the arena floor at the Beverly Community Centre. 519-647-0174

Saturday, June 7th and Sunday, June 8th
Artist’s in the Country
This original art show and sale is held outdoors at Corby Custom Framing, 26 Carlisle Road. Come and meet talented local artists. Mediums include watercolour, pastel, acrylic, oils and many others. Works donated by each artist will be raffled off with all proceeds to Animal Adoptions. Call 905-689-7801 or visit www.artistsinthecountry.ca

Saturday, June 7th & Sunday, June 8th
Horse Rescue Ontario
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Open House including. Raffle, BBQ, Yard Sale & mini Craft Table. Horse training demos and possible horseback riding for children . Come and meet our new arrivals. Vendor tables available contact Debbie Brown 905-628-8257

Saturday, June 14th
7th Annual Community Wide Garage Sale & Charity BBQ
Hosted by the Veevers Team REMAX Pick up your "Treasure Map" to all locations at 23 Pamela St. Garage Sale from 7 am-12 noon and BBQ 9 am-1 pm ( all proceeds from BBQ going to Children's Miracle Network.

Saturday, June 14th
Bronte Creek Family Fun Day, Courtcliffe Park, 159 Carlisle Rd.
This is a free event hosted by Trout Unlimited Canada Contact bafischer@tucanada.org
This family event provides a day of learning, fun and engagement about Bronte Creek. Participants circulate through nine interactive activity stations that focus on aquatic ecosystems. Some of the activities offered include an aquatic bug touch tank, an aquarium with live native fish species and an obstacle course based on migrating salmon. Participants are given an event passport. Once they have visited all activity stations they are given a prize.

Saturday, June 14th 11 am sharp
Duck Dash
At Courtcliffe Park in Carlisle and hosted by Carlisle Optimists Come take a tractor and wagon ride back to the creek to watch the ducks swim to the finish.. Free family event with BBQ. Trout Unlimited will be there as well with Interactive games and Informative displays.

Sunday, June 15th
50th Anniversary Celebration
Westfield Heritage Village
. 10 am- 4 pm Westfield opened to the public in June 1964 and you are invited to join the celebration! Enjoy free birthday cake, popcorn and steam traction engine rides. Featured are live music, anniversary tours...

Wednesday, June 18th
Flamborough Horticultural Society Meeting
7:30 p.m. Strabane United Church, 1565 Brock Rd, Topic of Speaker: Herbs In the Garden

Friday, June 20 & Saturday June, 21st

2nd Annual "Peg's Grand Slam for Cancer" Mushball Tournament
The community comes together again to play some ball games and enjoy some food & refreshments provided by The Freelton Lions Club.
Proceeds will be donated to Cancer in memory of Peg Dowling-Coverdale and to The Lions "Outdoor Rink Project". Please drop by Freelton's Community and Centennial Parks to watch some games and "catch" up with old friends!

 

Saturday, June 21st

Wing Night, Lynden Legion
4 - 7 PM, Wings, Fries, celery & carrot sticks, various sauces for the wings.Everyone welcome.
For further info call 519-647-3403.

Saturday, June 21st
2nd Annual Horseshoe Tournament-hosted by Sheffield Lions and held at the Women’s Institute Hall 1459 Sheffield Rd. Register a team (Pork on a bun included with reservation) or if you don’t play horse shoes, come out and enjoy a day of fun with food and live entertainment. For more information or to register contact Lion Dave Foreman 519-241-9540

Saturday, June 21st
Yard Sale in Lynden
Proceeds going to Animal Adoptions of Flamborough. Call 905-689-7801 for more information

Saturday, June 21st
Spirit of the Sixties
Westfield Heritage Village 12:30 pm-4 pm What was daily life like in Upper Canada, just before Confederation? Come and discover the foods, fashions, politics and pastimes in our province at this

Wednesday, June 25th
Community Meet your Neighbour Picnic
Strabane Park hosted by Strabane Optimist Club. Come out for a free family BBQ and get to know one another

Saturday, June 28th
Bass Fishing Season Opens
Valens Conservation Area. For more information, please call Valens at 905-525-2183.

Saturday, June 28th, Sunday, June 29th (Tentative Dates)
Flamborough Garden Tour will team up with the annual Spectator Open Gardens Event
Hosted by Flamborough Horticultural Society. To open your garden contact Trudy at bliehor@cogeco.ca or 905-689-8621

Friday, June 27th - Tuesday, July 1st
OH Canada Ribfest
Canada Day Celebration & Rotary Ribfest. Sponsored by Rotary Clubs of Flamborough and Waterdown. Memorial Park. Free Admission and Entertainment during the weekend.

June 30th - July 4th only
The Orchard Morning Summer Camp
Free to the community for kids 4-11 yrs of age. The morning consists of upbeat music, dramas, crafts, snacks, energetic games, interactive Bible stories, a daily cartoon segment, and fun take home trinkets. The week culminates on Friday with a family BBQ and entertainment. All staff undergoes proper screening and background checks. For registration and more information call 905-689-8476 or www.flambc.org. Spaces are limited.

 

JULY

Tuesday, July 1st
Lynden Canada Day Parade
Annual parade in which all of Lynden takes part. Begins between 11 am and Noon. Activities follow the parade. Fireworks at dusk. For information www.lynden-on.ca/canadaday

Tuesday, July 1st
Canada Day Picnic in the Park
10 am – 4 pm. With the Greensville Optimist. Webster’s Falls Park, Greensville. Bring your own lunch or support the Optimist by purchasing from the Bar-B-Q. Clowns, music, games and fun for all.

Tuesday, July 1st
Canada Day
Celebrate at Westfield Heritage Village. For more information please call 1-800-883-0140

Saturday, July 5th
Pig Roast Dinner
Hosted by Lynden/ Troy Women’s Institute doors open 5:15 dinner at 6 pm.
Tickets must be pre-paid and can be purchased at Don Zver Pottery 519-647-2117

July 5th – 13th
Family Fishing Week
Canadian residents can enjoy the fun of fishing in Ontario without a licence during the annual Ontario Family Fishing Weekend! For information on fishing, please call Valens at 905-525-2183, Fifty Point at 905-525-2187 or Christie Lake at 905-628-3060.

Friday, July 11th
Movies In The Park
Join the Waterdown BIA at Memorial Park. Refreshments start at 7:00. Movie begins at dusk (Approx 9:15 p.m.) www.waterdownbia.ca

Saturday, July 26th & Sunday, July 27th
Rodders & Racers Family Weekend
This is drag racing with nostalgic cars and is fun for the whole family. St Thomas Raceway, St Thomas Ontario with proceeds going toward our local racing.

 

 

AUGUST


Classic Car Show August Long Weekend
Held at the Dutch Mill, Millgrove Side Road in support of Flamborough Animal Adoptions. Arrive early as spots fill up fast. Contact 905-689-7801 for more information

Saturday, August 2nd
Valens Beach Party
Valens Conservation Area. Games, sand sculpture contest, prizes and more. Runs from 11:30 am. - 3:30 pm Call Valens at 905-525-2183 or 519-621-6029 or email valens@conservationhamilton.ca.for more info.

Sunday, August 3rd & Monday, August 4th
Ice Cream Festival
Westfield Heritage Village 10 am – 4 pm. Experience the fun and nostalgia of ice cream from pioneer and Victorian times to the Rock & Roll era. Live music, horse and wagon rides, magic show, period dancing, crafts, games and living history make the perfect topping for the perfect family outing. For info, call 1-800-883-0104 or visit www.westfieldheritage.ca.

Sunday, August 3rd
Movies In The Park
Join the Waterdown BIA at Memorial Park. Refreshments start at 7:00. Movie begins at dusk (Approx 9:15 p.m.) www.waterdownbia.ca

Friday, August 22nd
Movies In The Park
Join the Waterdown BIA at Memorial Park, Refreshments start at 7:00. Movie begins at dusk (Approx 9:15 p.m.) www.waterdownbia.ca

 

Saturday, August 23th & Sunday, August. 24th
Carlisle Country Craft and Old Fashioned Market Mercantile and the Flamboro Heritage Society

10-5, Mountsberg Hall, 2.00 gate 12 & under free, partial proceeds

to W.& E.F. Historical Soc. & etc.

Wear your pioneer garb for 40 vendors, historical demonstrations, old-tyme contests.

 

SEPTEMBER


Watch for the date of your local
Terry Fox Run

Westfield Heritage Village
Tickets go on sale for Christmas Table. Limited Seating. Call for info 1-800-883-0104 or visit www.westfieldheritage.ca.

Saturday, September 6th
Chinese Dinner - 1 sitting
Freelton United Church , 155 Freelton Rd., Tickets & details call 905-659-1021

Saturday, September 6th
Christies Classic Antique Show
Christie Lake Conservation Area 8am-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. Call 1-800-667-0619 or visit http://www.conservationhamilton.ca/christie-antique-show

Monday, September 8th
Lynden Horticultural Society
Masonic Lodge.. Annual Flower and Vegetable Show. Entries from 6:30 pm -7 pm.

Friday, September 12th - Sunday, September 14th
Art Show
Presenting the works of local artist Sonja Adams-Leah. Christ Church Flamborough #92 Hwy 8 Greensville. For further information call Rosemary Horsewood 905-627-4498

Friday, September 12th to Sunday, September 14th
Dundas Valley Conservation Area Equestrian Ride
650 Governors Rd, Dundas. Camp overnight in the magnificent Dundas Valley and enjoy a weekend of trail riding and fun all in support of a great cause. Camp Friday and Saturday night, including a delicious dinner Saturday evening or camp just Saturday evening. Campers must pre-register by calling 905-525-2181. On Saturday from 10am-4 pm, take part in guided and unguided rides, a poker run and the chance to win great prizes. All monies raised go toward Dundas Valley trails, including horse-friendly bridges. 905-525-2181

Sunday, September 14th
Telling Tales - A Family Festival of Stories
Westfield Heritage Village 10 am-4 pm. Step into a world of story tellers, children’s authors, illustrators and musicians... a family festival of stories... in support of literacy projects in Hamilton. Call for info 1-800-883-0104 or visit www.westfieldheritage.ca.

Sunday, September 14th
Telling Tales Westfield Heritage Village- Support Strabane Optimists at their food booth

Friday, September 19th 5-7pm & Saturday, September 20th 9-11am
Optimist Club of Carlisle Learn to Skate Registration
(Children ages 12 and under). Registration is limited and fills up quickly. (Carlisle Arena).

Wednesday, September 17th
Flamborough Horticultural Society Meeting
7:30 pm. This is a special 75th Anniversary meeting and will take place at Connon Nursery on Hwy 5 In Waterdown. Topic: Do you know how to prune?

Saturday, September 20th
WOW (Wild on Waterdown)
2 pm - Third annual Volunteer Fair and Community Celebration hosted by Waterdown Church Network. Volunteer your time with projects including Community cleanups, outdoor beautification, home repairs and more. Following the 3 hour volunteer fair everyone is invited back to the Hamilton Street Park for a carnival, free dinner and other festivities. For more info go to www.wildonwaterdown.com or contact Pastor Jason Small of Community Church jason@communitychurch.ca

 

Saturday September 20th, 21st

Waterdown Car show and Swap Meet- Harold Watson Memorial

Rockton Fairgrounds, Rockton, Ontario

website: waterdowncarshow.ca

Vendor spots 45.00 for 3 days, or 25.00 for one day

Spectators 6.00 per day or 8.00 for weekend

 

 

Tuesday, September 23rd
Chili Festival
2nd Annual Chili Cook off with local restaurants vying for bragging rights. Held at the Waterdown Legion on Hamilton St. Waterdown with all proceeds going toward the Flamborough Women's Resource Centre. For tickets and more information call Caitlin Cull 289-895-8580 or email ccull@intervalhousehamilton.org

 


OCTOBER

Third Tuesday of each month at 10 am from October 2014 for one year walking tours will be offered starting at Christ Church Flamborough (#92 Hwy 8 Greensville), linking the Church with the community as it was 150 years ago!!! Join us in this landmark of Canadian History

Friday, October 3rd & Saturday, October 4th ***(Please check the Flamborough Review or call to make sure this event is happening)
Greensville Semi-Annual Antique Show & Sale
This annual antique show is held at the Christ Church 92 Hwy #8. Free admission and parking. Wheelchair accessible. Runs Friday 11 am – 8 pm & Saturday 10 am – 5 pm. Call 905 627 5311 for information.

Saturday, October 4th
Turkey Supper
2 sittings 5 pm & 6:30 pm. Freelton United Church , Tickets & details call 905-659-1021

Sunday, October 5th
150 year Celebration
Help us celebrate the launch of our 150th anniversary of being in the Flamborough Community. Christ Church Flamborough #92 Hwy 8 Greensville. For further information call Rosemary Horsewood 905-627-4498 Join in our walking tours the 3rd Tuesday of every month as we commemorate how the Church and the community were linked 150 yrs ago.

October 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th
Rockton World’s Fair
Annual outdoor Fair held every year on the Thanksgiving weekend in October. Agriculture is the highlight of the fair and education of agriculture is our objective. 519-647-2502 or 1-866-985-2002

Wednesday, October 15th
Flamborough Horticultural Society Annual General Meeting
7 pm Pot-luck Dinner. Strabane United Church, 1565 Brock Rd,

Friday, October 17th and Saturday, October, 18th
Rummage,Treasures & Bake Sale
6:30 pm-8 pm Friday and 8:30 am-10 am Saturday. Christ Church Flamborough #92 Hwy 8 Greensville. For further information call Rosemary Horsewood 905-627-4498

Saturday October 18th

Strabane Women's Institute Craft Day

Strabane United Church 156 Brock Rd Strabane

Come and learn a new craft, and find out more about the Women's Institute and what we do in your community. More Infor call Gladys 905 659 7275. Registration $ 30.00 full day and $25.00 half day.( light lunch served).

Monday, October 20th
Lynden Horticultural Society
Joint meeting with Glen Morris & St George. Topic: The Rose Industry (location to be announced)

Friday, October 24th & Saturday, October 25th
Haunted Halloween
Westfield Heritage Village. 6:30 pm-9:30 pm Bone up on your history and folklore and discover the origins and traditions of Halloween’s past. Explore plays and presentations guaranteed to tantalize and enthral the whole family. Special event pricing will apply. Call for info 1-800-883-0104 or visit www.westfieldheritage.ca

Sunday, October 26th
Pumpkin Sunday
Westfield Heritage Village 12:30 pm – 4 pm. A fun event for the whole family, especially the little ones! Featuring pumpkin themed games, crafts, activities and treats. For more information, please call 1-800-883-0104 or visit www.westfieldheritage.ca.


NOVEMBER

Watch the Review for the date
Kraft Day, Hosted by Strabane Women's Institute
Strabane United Church, 9 am-3 pm Call Barb Laking 905-659-3465

Saturday, November 1st
Bazaar
10 am-2 pm, Freelton United Church. Deli table, Baked goods, Crafts, White Elephant and more. Lunch served as well.

Monday, November 3rd
Lynden Horticultural Society
Masonic Lodge 7 pm. Topic, Building Drystone Walls

Thursday, November 6th
Winter Ecology of Bronte Creek, Carlisle Memorial Hall, 273 Carlisle Rd.
7:30 pm This free event hosted by Trout Unlimited Canada requires pre-registration. Contact Beth Anne-Fischer bafischer@tucanada.org
Bronte Creek is an amazing, diverse ecosystem full of unexpected life. Mammals, fish, reptiles, birds, amphibians and plants all utilize the creek as their home or habitat for one of their life-cycle stages. The happenings in the creek change with the seasons. Come out and learn about the environmental wonders of creeks in the winter time! All ages welcome

Saturday, November 8th
Gift Shoppe and Country Café
10 am-2pm Christ Church Flamborough #92 Hwy 8 Greensville. Come and buy unique gifts and stay for a great lunch. For further information call Rosemary Horsewood 905-627-4498

Saturday, November 8th
Friends Chinese Dinner
Westfield Heritage Village. 6 pm Door prizes, auction and great food. Funds raised by the Friends support restoration projects at Westfield. Tickets must be purchased in advance from the Friends. Call for info 1-800-883-0104 or visit www.westfieldheritage.ca

Wednesday, November 12th
Soroptimist International of Dundas~Ancaster~Flamborough (SIDAF) Annual Christmas "Loonie~Toonie" Auction
Marritt Hall/Ancaster Fairgrounds, Hwy. 52 in Ancaster: Our annual auction is a fun and easy way to start your Christmas shopping early while supporting our club. There are so many great auction prizes to bid on and a delicious dinner is included. Tickets will be available from any Soroptimist member. Cash bar. Dinner at 6 pm.

Saturday, November 15th
Strabane Optimist Annual Fall Community Breakfast
Strabane United Church, 8 am-12 noon.

Saturday, November 15th
Carlisle Christmas Bazaar
Carlisle United Church 10 am – 2 pm
Baking, deli, crafts, silent auction, penny sale and lunch room.

Wednesday, November 19th
Flamborough Horticultural Society Meeting
7:30 pm Strabane United Church, 1565 Brock Rd. Topic: Garden Tour of South Africa-Bulbs

Saturday, November 22nd
Christmas Tree Lighting Festival
Sobeys Plaza. Hosted by your Waterdown BIA. Horse and Wagon Rides begin at 3pm. Entertainment begins at 4:00 p.m. Santa arrives at about 5pm Tree Lighting at 6pm. www.waterdownbia.ca

Saturday, November 23rd
Carlisle United Church brings you Frankie and the Fairlanes Concert - Music of the 50's & 60's Call 905-689-8630 for tickets

Saturday, November 29th
Cookie Walk
10 am-till all cookies are sold. Purchase your holiday baking. Wonderful selection of home baked cookies or squares. Christ Church Flamborough #92 Hwy 8 Greensville. For further information call Rosemary Horsewood 905-627-4498

Saturday, November 29th
Carlisle United Church Vendor Sale…. shop for Christmas from local artisans.

Saturday, November 29th
Annual Turkey Roll
Games refreshments, lunch and free admission held by Rockton Lions at Rockton Fair Grounds, call 519 647-0174

Saturday, November 29th
Christmas Craft and Bake Sale
10am- 3pm hosted by Troy/Lynden Women’s Institute, at the Lynden Hall

Saturday, November 29th
Flamborough Santa Claus Parade
The parade travels through the downtown core of Waterdown with the grand finale of SANTA himself. Kids of all ages enjoy our “Light the Way” theme. Having all the floats light up at night really does make for an exciting show! We will have our Loonie Bins travel along the parade route again this year, so don’t forget to help start next year’s parade off on the right foot! www.flamboroughsantaclausparade.com

Saturday, November 29th
Animal Adoption - Dress Your Pet...
in their finest and walk with Animal Adoptions group in this spectacular evening parade. Call 905-689-7801


DECEMBER

1st Friday in December
Turkey Roll
Held by Freelton Lions at Marian Hall in Freelton 8 pm – 1 am. 50/50, free hot beef sandwich

Monday, December 1st
Lynden Horticultural Society
Masonic Lodge. Topic to be announced

Thursday, December 4th
Turkey Dinner - Catered
Flamborough Horticultural Society. Strabane United Church, 1565 Brock Rd,

Saturday, December 5th (First Friday in December)
Santa Night
7 pm Hosted by Carlisle Optimist. Upstairs at Carlisle Arena (children aged 10 and under) Bring Santa your letter, make a craft and have a snack.

Saturday, December 6th
3rd Annual Christmas Candle & Choral Walk
Hosted by your Waterdown BIA. Walk through the historic Village of Waterdown. Start to gather at 6:00 pm in thte Memorial Hall parking lot and enjoy refreshments Christmas music. Opening ceremonies and carolers begin at 6:30 pm. After a candle lighting ceremony, take a guided walk through the Village and be entertained at several locations along the walk. www.waterdownbia.ca

Saturday, December 6th
Picture your Pet with Santa
In support of Animal Adoptions of Flamborough 905-689-7801.

Saturdays, December 6th, 13th & 20th
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
Westfield Heritage Village
Enjoy Westfield by candlelight and feel the warmth of the season through music, food samples, fireworks and a visit from Father Christmas. Christmas shopping is available at the Gift Shop and the restaurant features light meals and refreshments. Special event pricing applies.

Sunday, December 7th
Christmas Table
Westfield Heritage Village
Experience an old fashioned Christmas show, bonfire and a four-course historical dinner and explanation through Christmas traditions. Cash wine bar. Limited seating. Tickets go on sale in September 3rd. Call 1-800-883-0104 or visit www.westfieldheritage.ca

Sunday, December 7th
Christmas Concert & Carol Sing
7 pm. Freelton United Church, 155 Freelton Rd. Freelton. Enjoy and evening of musical presentations and carol singing for all.

Sunday, December 14th
Christmas in the Country
Westfield Heritage Village. Enjoy an old fashioned Christmas and celebrate the season where traditions of an earlier time are brought to life with horse and wagon rides, carol singing and Father Christmas. Seasonal refreshments are available at the restaurant, candies at the Confectionery and one-of-a-kind shopping at the Gift Shop. Runs from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Call 1-800-883-0104.

Call Flamborough Information and Community Services to inquire about including your special event in the 2015 Guide. 905-689-7880



 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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