FREE CLOTHING: The portable at Boston Baptist church that gives out free clothing will close on Dec. 9 at 12 o'clock and reopen the middle of March weather permitting.
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 p.m. All welcome. For more information call Libby 519-426-8639 or Lotte 519-426-3251. 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.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 6
CHICKEN SUPPER: Waterford Legion chicken supper will be held Dec. 6 at 5:30 p.m. Cost of $12 includes dessert, coffee & tea. THURSDAY, DEC. 7
CONCERT BAND: Haldimand Norfolk Concert Band will be performing a Christmas concert at St. Andrew's United Church in Vittoria on Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door. Please join them for an evening of music for the season.
MARKET LUNCH: Market lunch will be held at the Junior Farmers Building at the Norfolk County Fairgrounds on South Drive in Simcoe on Dec. 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Features homemade soups, sandwiches and pies. While quantities last. Catered by the Homecraft Committee.
FIDDLE CHAMP: Canadian Open Fiddle Champion Scott Woods and his band will perform at St. James United Church, 150 Colborne St. S., Simcoe on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased by calling the church office at 519-428-2611 or from any church member.
FRIDAY, DEC. 8
FISH AND CHIPS: Waterford Legion will be serving up a fish and chips dinner followed by karaoke on Dec. 9. Fish and chips served from 5 to 7 p.m. One piece of fish $10.50, 2 pieces of fish $14.50, Includes fish, fries, coleslaw and a bun. Karaoke from 8 p.m. to midnight. Must be at least 18 years of age to attend karaoke.
TURKEY RAFFLE: A turkey raffle will be held at Simcoe Army, Navy and Air Force Club, 53 Water St., Simcoe on Dec. 8 starting at 7 p.m.
SATURDAY, DEC. 9
SHOOTS & RAFFLES: At Teeterville Legion Branch 526 on Dec. 9 and Dec. 16. Shoots start at 12:30 p.m. Raffles start at 8 p.m. No modified chokes please. Everyone welcome. Maximum barrel length is 30-inches. Legion is located at 3890 Teeterville Road in Teeterville. For information call the Legion 519-443-5588 or visit www.teetervillebranch526.webs.com. OLD TYME MUSIC: Norfolk Old Tyme Music Association will be holding a potluck dinner followed by a jam and dance on Dec. 9 at the St. Williams Community Centre. Doors open at 4 p.m. Dinner at 5 p.m. and jam from 7 to 10 p.m. Next jam will be on Jan. 6 at 7 p.m. For more information call Chuck at 519-4292288.
SANTA'S SOUP-R-SATURDAY: The public is invited to come out for a hearty bowl of soup and all the lunch time fixin's on Dec. 9 between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Santa and his elves will be hosting this soup lunch at St. Bernard's Catholic Church Hall, 165 Thompson Road, W. in Waterford. There will be a variety of soups to choose from, dessert, a kidz colouring corner and face painting. In Waterford, if you need a ride, please call ahead 519-443-5190. This is Santa's gift to the community, all are welcome and it's free of charge. Merry Christmas.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Usher in the Yuletide season with an evening of song and poetry on Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Norfolk Arts Centre (21 Lynnwood Ave., Simcoe). Michael and Joan Maloney present a Celebration of Christmas in Song & Poetry. The Maloneys with accompaniment by Linda Boll will perform traditional Christmas songs and verses. A social gathering will follow the concert; admission is free. The audience is respectfully requested to refrain from wearing fragrances.
SUNSET KARAOKE: Held Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. at Simcoe Army, Navy and Air Force Club, 53 Water St., Simcoe.
TURKEY RAFFLE: On Dec. 9 Port Rowan Legion #379 will be holding their annual Christmas Turkey Raffle, beginning at 3 p.m. Door prize. Everyone welcome. Wheelchair accessible.
BREAKFAST GROUP: The Houghton Men's Breakfast group will meet at the Mission, 1156 NCR 28, just south of Frogmore, on Dec. 9 at 8 a.m. The guest will be a representative from the Habitat for Humanity new Re-Store in Simcoe. All men are invited to this ecumenical gathering. Contact 519-875-2279 for more information. SUNDAY, DEC. 10
STRUM-ALONG: First Baptist Church is hosting a Christmas Carol Strum-Along on Dec. 10 from 2-3:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to bring their ukeleles, guitars, banjos for an inspirational afternoon strumming and singing old-time Christmas carols. No talent or skill required. No admission charge but please bring a food item for the Simcoe Caring Cupboard. Light refreshments to follow. SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS: Be thoroughly entertained by the Ontario District Chorus Champions Gentlemen of Harmony on Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. at St. Bernard's Catholic Church Hall, 165 Thompson Road W., in Waterford. Enjoy some audience participation with heartwarming carol singing as well. All are welcome. Free will offering. Light refreshments to follow.
BRUNCH: Waterford Legion Brunch will be held Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $10 per person and $5 for children under 12. Eggs and omelets made to order.
MONDAY, DEC. 11
HORTICULTURAL MEETING: Delhi & District Horticultural Society meeting will be held Dec. 11 at the Delhi Friendship Centre, 418 Queen St., Delhi. This is the annual general meeting and will include awards, elections, installation of directors and a pot-luck supper. Starts at 6 p.m. Bring your favourite dish to share and your own plate, cutlery and mug. All welcome. For more information call Donna at 519-5824523. TWILIGHT QUILTERS' GUILD MEETING: Please join the Twilight Quilters Guild at its next meeting on Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at Old Windham United Church, 30 Glendale Crescent, Simcoe. Members will be sharing Christmas projects we have done in the past. Feel free to bring one of yours along! TUESDAY, DEC. 12
SWEET LEGS: Sweet Legs Party will be held at the Delhi library from 6 – 8 p.m. on Dec. 12. Come out and see the latest styles and colours of these very popular leggings. Library is located at192 Main St., Delhi. Call 519-426-3506 for more info. NEWCOMERS & FRIENDS: Christmas pot luck supper is Dec. 12 at St. Paul's Community Hall, Port Dover. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Musical entertainment by Davey Jones. All are welcome to attend. Non-member cost is $5 and a pot luck dish. For further information contact Lynda Gellatly 519-5833715. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 13 HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY: Simcoe & District Horticulture Society welcomes Don Lawson to the Dec. 13 meeting. Lawson's knowledge about straw bale gardening will enlighten those attending about this new method of growing flowers and vegetables. No worries about weeds and clay. Join them at 7:30 p.m. at the Junior Farmers Building at the Simcoe fairgrounds. Refreshments and a light lunch will be served. Admission is free and there will be door prizes. FRIENDSHIP IN FAITH: Friendship in Faith Christmas Pageant will be held Dec. 13 at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, 85 Lot St, Simcoe. Doors open at 6:30 and pageant begins at 7 pm. The church is fully accessible. Come for an evening of drama and song led by adults living with a disability. Light refreshments will follow.