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NEE­DLE ARTS: Nor­folk's Own Nee­dle Arts Guild meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of ev­ery month at the Nor­folk Gen­eral Hospi­tal Nurs­ing Home Ac­tiv­ity Room, El­gin St in Simcoe from 7 p.m. to 9 pm. All wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion call Libby 519-4268639 or Lotte 519-426-3251.USED

CLOTH­ING: Good used cloth­ing for free at the Bos­ton Bap­tist Church por­ta­ble ev­ery Satur­day morn­ing from 10 a.m. un­til 12 noon ex­cept hol­i­day week­ends.

EUCHRE IN DELHI: Euchre en­thu­si­asts are in­vited to at­tend the weekly euchre tour­na­ments that are held ev­ery Thurs­day night in the Black For­est Lounge at the Delhi Ger­man Home. The Ger­man Home is lo­cated at the corner of James Street and Ar­gyle Av­enue in Delhi. Play­ers must be ready to shuf­fle and deal at 7 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 519-582-0274.

FRIEND­SHIP CEN­TRE: Sev­eral events are planned for the Delhi Se­nior Friend­ship Cen­tre. The cen­tre is lo­cated at 418 Queen St., Delhi. For more in­for­ma­tion call 582-3881. Cof­fee time – speaker on “My Friend Has Mem­ory Loss ... Now What?” on Nov. 15 at 10 a.m.; Artist paint­ing work­shops Wednesdays in Novem­ber. Call to regis­ter. $5 in­cludes sup­plies; Se­nior ex­er­cise pro­grams sev­eral days a week. Pay as you go or Thurs­days free for mem­bers; Men's bil­liards – Tues­days 1 p.m. $2.


WED­NES­DAY, NOV. 8 HOR­TI­CUL­TURAL SO­CI­ETY: The Simcoe & Dis­trict Hor­ti­cul­tural So­ci­ety will be wel­com­ing its own Rhonda Nix on the topic Dec­o­rat­ing for Christ­mas. Nix was a flo­ral de­signer for Fern­lea Flow­ers in Court­land and now teaches at Simcoe Com­pos­ite School. She al­ways demon­strates the most fas­ci­nat­ing hands-on flo­ral de­signs. Meet­ing starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Jr. Farm­ers Build­ing at the Simcoe Fair­grounds. There will be a light lunch and door prizes. Free ad­mis­sion.

LET'S TALK OPI­OIDS: Let's Talk Opi­oids, a com­mu­nity in­for­ma­tion event to raise aware­ness about il­licit drug use, over­doses and opi­oids in Haldimand-Nor­folk, will be held Nov. 8, 6-8:30 at Hagersville Sec­ondary School cafe­te­ria. Doors open at 5:30 Event will in­clude per­son sto­ries from peo­ple with first-hand ex­pe­ri­ence and a panel of com­mu­nity ex­perts.

THURS­DAY, NOV. 9 LET'S START TALK­ING: Com­mu­nity mem­bers will share their jour­ney deal­ing with var­i­ous chal­lenges of stress, de­pres­sion, anx­i­ety and sui­cide at a com­mu­nity fo­rum held Nov. 9 at the Jr. Farm­ers Build­ing at the Simcoe Fair­grounds, 172 South Drive. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and pro­gram be­gins at 7 p.m. Spon­sored by the Sui­cide Pre­ven­tion Net­work of Haldimand-Nor­folk. Light re­fresh­ments. For more in­for­ma­tion email jean­mont­

FRI­DAY, NOV. 10 LE­GION SUP­PER: The Delhi Le­gion will be serv­ing a roast beef dinner on Nov. 10 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Cost $12 and $2 for desserts. All wel­come. Take out avail­able. Free home de­liv­ery to se­niors and shutins in Delhi. Call 519-582-2740 by 4 p.m.

SER­VICE: Houghton Agri­cul­tural So­ci­ety will hold a Re­mem­brance Day ser­vice Nov. 10 at the town hall ceno­taph in Fair­ground. Be­gins at 10:45 a.m. Re­fresh­ments to fol­low.

FISH AND CHIPS: Water­ford Le­gion will be serv­ing a fish and chip dinner on Nov. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. Cost is $10.50 for one piece of fish and $14.50 for two pieces. Karaoke (for those 18 years and older) runs from 8 p.m. to mid­night.

SATUR­DAY, NOV. 11 MEN'S BREAK­FAST: All men are in­vited to the Houghton's Men's break­fast on Nov. 11 at 8 a.m. at the Mis­sion, 1156 NCR 28, Frog­more. The guest speaker will be Pas­tor Ted Smith. Con­tact 519-875-2279 for more in­for­ma­tion.

BAZAAR: St. James United Church Frosty Fair Bazaar will be held on Nov. 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon at 150 Col­borne St., South, Simcoe. Fea­tur­ing - Bak­ing, penny ta­ble; sur­prise pack­ages; Christ­mas items; jew­elry, books, sewing and knit­ting. Free cof­fee. Wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble, park­ing lot.

CANADA RE­MEM­BERS: The Lynn Val­ley Voices present “Canada Re­mem­bers”, a con­cert of al­lCana­dian reper­toire in­clud­ing a stir­ring ren­di­tion of “In Flan­ders Fields”, on Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is $10 at the door and a por­tion of pro­ceeds goes to the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Poppy Fund. Light re­fresh­ments will be served af­ter the con­cert. Join them at St. Paul's Angli­can Church Par­ish Hall (302 St. Ge­orge Street, Port Dover).

Re­mem­brance Day ser­vice will be held at the Water­ford ceno­taph on Nov. 11 start­ing at 10:30 a.m. Hosted by the Water­ford Le­gion. Lunch fol­lows the ser­vice at the Water­ford Le­gion.

MEM­BER­SHIP DRIVE: The Wag­ner Me­mo­rial Le­gion Branch 526 in Teeter­ville would like to wel­come the com­mu­nity and area res­i­dents to join their Le­gion. They are hav­ing a mem­ber­ship drive Nov. 11 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Le­gion, 3890 Teeter­ville Road, Teeter­ville. Teeter­ville Le­gion is a com­mu­nity minded or­ga­ni­za­tion that is held to­gether by work­ing to­gether. Don't miss out on be­com­ing a part of it. Re­minder to all mem­bers that the 2018 mem­ber­ships are in. Re­new prior to Dec. 1, 2017 for a chance to win your re­newal free.

SUN­DAY, NOV. 12 BRUNCH: Water­ford Le­gion will host a brunch on Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for chil­dren un­der 12. Eggs and omelettes made to or­der.

PO­ETRY BOOK LAUNCH: Walk­ing, the lat­est work by Paris, On­tario poet Nel­son Ball, who has one of the most dis­tin­guished and rec­og­niz­able bod­ies of work in con­tem­po­rary Cana­dian po­etry, will be launched on Nov. 12 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Water­ford Old Town Hall, 76 Main St., Water­ford. Free ad­mis­sion. For more in­for­ma­tion call 519-443-0305.


HOR­TI­CUL­TURAL SO­CI­ETY: Delhi & Dis­trict Hor­ti­cul­tural So­ci­ety is host­ing a meet­ing on Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Delhi Friend­ship Cen­tre, 418 Queen St., Delhi. Guest speaker Nick Van­derHeide will give a pre­sen­ta­tion on dahlias & peonies. All are wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion call Donna at 519-5824523.

QUIL­TERS GUILD: Please come out to the Twi­light Quil­ters Guild next meet­ing on Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. The meet­ing will be held at Old Wind­ham United Church, 30 Glen­dale Cres­cent, Simcoe. Speaker will be Su­san Clark talk­ing about "Houses and Curves". Guest ad­mis­sion is $5.

NAT­U­RAL­ISTS CLUB: Ot­ter Val­ley Nat­u­ral­ists monthly meet­ing, Nov. 13, 7 p.m. in the Vi­enna Com­mu­nity Cen­tre (lower level). Speaker Jay Cossey will share sto­ries and im­ages of but­ter­flies, moths and other in­sects. For info con­tact Peter Sta­ley, club pres­i­dent, at 519-8429946. Mem­ber­ships avail­able.

TUES­DAY, NOV. 14 SIMCOE AND DIS­TRICT PROBUS CLUB FOR RE­TIRED MEN: His­to­rian Mike McDon­nell will speak about Cana­di­ans in the U.S. Civil War at the monthly meet­ing on Nov. 14, at 10 a.m., in the Muriel Bridge Room at St. James United Church, 150 Col­borne St. S., Simcoe. All re­tired men are wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www. sim­coeprobus­club.wee­ or call Pres­i­dent Mur­ray Uren at 226440-2699.

NEW­COM­ERS & FRIENDS: Are meet­ing on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. at St. Paul's Com­mu­nity Hall in Port Dover. Guest speaker is Adam Veri from the Port Dover Board of Trade. All are wel­come. Con­tact 519-5833715 for more in­for­ma­tion.

RAPTOR MI­GRA­TION MON­I­TOR­ING: Pre­sented by the Nor­folk Field Nat­u­ral­ists on Nov. 14 from 7:30 – 9 p.m. at Simcoe Se­niors Cen­tre, 89 Pond Street, Simcoe. Bruce Macken­zie will talk of the work be­ing done by the Ni­a­gara Penin­sula Hawk Watch, which mon­i­tors raptor mi­gra­tion. Since 1990, their or­ga­ni­za­tion has been in place to study, ed­u­cate and pro­mote the en­joy­ment of hawk watch­ing. Con­tact Len at 519-4286796 for more in­for­ma­tion.

WED­NES­DAY, NOV. 15 LYNN RIVER PROBUS CLUB: Simcoe Chap­ter meets on Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. in the Simcoe li­brary's down­stairs meet­ing room. This month's guest speaker will be Jeff Scott, owner of Great Lakes Phys­io­ther­apy, speak­ing on fit­ness, bal­ance and ex­er­cise and the role phys­io­ther­apy plays in the se­nior gen­er­a­tion. New mem­bers are wel­come. Come meet other re­tired or semi-re­tired folks and dis­cover the many in­ter­est groups you may join as a paid mem­ber. For more in­for­ma­tion visit www.lyn­nriver­

THURS­DAY, NOV. 16 THEATRE: It's a Won­der­ful Life, a play in two acts by James W. Rodgers, comes to the Simcoe Lit­tle Theatre stage start­ing Nov. 16 and runs un­til Dec. 3. Tick­ets are $25 for reg­u­lar ad­mis­sion and $20 for se­nior ad­mis­sion. For tick­ets, call the box of­fice at (519) 4267620.

FRI­DAY, NOV. 17 DESSERT EUCHRE: South Brant Lioness Club will host dessert euchre on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at the

Oak­land Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. Cost is $5. Funds raised go to­wards com­mu­nity projects. For more in­for­ma­tion please call Dianna Lock at 519-752-3905.

BEN­E­FIT CON­CERT: Singer/ song­writer Tia McGraff will per­form at the Paws 'n Claws ben­e­fit con­cert on Nov. 17 at the Port Rowan Com­mu­nity Church Fel­low­ship Hall, 12 Church St., Port Rowan. Doors open at 7 p.m. and con­cert be­gins at 7:30 p.m. Fundraiser for Nor­folk PAWS (Pro­vid­ing An­i­mal Wel­fare Ser­vices). Dessert and re­fresh­ments fol­low the con­cert. Tick­ets are $25 and are avail­able by con­tact­ing Betty Chanyi at 519-586-7175 or email­ing bbchanyi45@hot­ For more in­for­ma­tion go to www.nor­folk­ or www.tiam­c­

FRI­DAY, NOV. 17 & SATUR­DAY, NOV. 18 POT­TERY SALE: Nor­folk Pot­ters' Guild Fall Pot­tery Sale will be held Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the First Bap­tist Church, 129 Young Street, Simcoe. Plenty of park­ing. Get a head start on your hol­i­day shop­ping. They ac­cept cash/ cheque/MasterCard and Visa. Give the gift of lo­cal tal­ent.

SATUR­DAY, NOV. 18 BAZAAR: A Christ­mas bazaar will be held at St. Al­ban's Angli­can Church, 19 Tal­bot Rd., Delhi on Nov. 18 from 11 a.m. To 2 p.m. Fea­tures crafts, bak­ing, cab­bage rolls, coun­try kitchen, white ele­phant ta­ble, Christ­mas wreaths & cen­tre­pieces, tea ta­bles and door prizes.

NGH TREA­SURE MART: The an­nual Trea­sure Mart sale will be held Nov. 18 in the Aud, Nor­folk County Fair­grounds, Simcoe. Cost is $2 for adults (18 and over). Runs from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Fea­tures crafts, coun­try kitchen, used cloth­ing, gift shop, 50/50 and an­nual draw, penny ta­ble, silent auc­tion, trin­kets and trea­sures. Spon­sored by the Vol­un­teer As­so­ci­a­tion to Nor­folk Gen­eral Hospi­tal. Pro­ceeds to pur­chase hospi­tal med­i­cal equip­ment.

CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 155 Col­borne St. N., Simcoe (corner of Union and Col­borne) will be hold­ing a Christ­mas bazaar on Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Home bak­ing, cab­bage rolls, crafts, gen­tly used cloth­ing, "nearly new" ta­ble, cof­fee corner, and much, much more!

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