NOVEMBER SHOEBOX COLLECTION:
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection Week is Nov 12-18. Boxes for this Samaritan's Purse ministry may be dropped off at Grace Baptist Church, 735 Norfolk St N, Simcoe. Hours are Monday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 noon; and Thursday and Friday 5 to 9 p.m. For more info contact Carol at 519-443-5080.
MEMORY: Strengthen Your Mind Course for Memory Enhancement - a free six-week course for those wanting to enhance their memory is being held at the Delhi Friendship Centre, 418 Queen St. Delhi on Wednesdays. Nov 7,14,21,28, Dec 5 and 12 from 9:30 a.m. until noon. Call Rose Aelterman to register at 519-582-3881.
HALL WALKING: Hall walking has returned to Waterford District High School and will run until the end of March under the direction of Stone Bridge Community Services at 519842-3200-ex 209. Cost is $10 for the five months.
THURSDAY, NOV. 1
SPEAKER SERIES: Spirit Journey Speaker Series continues on Nov. 1, 7 p.m. at Grace United Church, 18 Chapman Street West in Port Dover. Atiya Ahsan “Visions of a Good Life”. Tickets $10 at the door.
MARKET LUNCH: Homemade soups, sandwiches and pies available at the Market Lunch held at the Jr. Farmers Building at the Norfolk County Fair on Nov. 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. While quantities last. Catered by the Homecraft Committee.
MAKE A TREE: Just in time for the holidays, the Port Dover Harbour Museum is hosting its first-ever ceramics painting workshop. Join Brenda from Just for Kicks Ceramics to paint your own vintage-inspired ceramic Christmas tree. The workshop, ideal for all skill levels, will take place on Sunday, Nov. 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the museum. The fee is $60 and includes taxes, all materials, and ceramics firing. The trees will be available for participants 10 days after the workshop. Pre-registration and payment is required by Nov. 1. To register, visit the Port Dover Harbour Museum, 44 Harbour Street, Port Dover, call 519-5832660 or email email@example.com. Minimum number of participants is required.
FRIDAY, NOV. 2
ASTRONOMER'S MEETING: Visitors are invited to the next meeting of the North Shore Erie Amateur Astronomers on Nov. 2 at the N.A.C.L. Building, 644 Ireland Rd in Simcoe starting at 7:30 p.m.
WING NIGHT: Simcoe Legion will hold wing night on Nov. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. Cost is $9 for 1-pound of wings of $22 for 24 wings. French fries also available.
SATURDAY, NOV. 3
BEEF SUPPER: Cultus United Church roast beef supper will be held Nov. 3 at Port Rowan Community Centre serving from 4:30 p.m. Adults $15, children 6 to 12 years $7.Takeout available. For more information call 519-875-2221 or 519-983-4319.
SUNDAY, NOV. 4
REMEMBRANCE SERVICE: Teeterville Legion will hold its Remembrance service on Nov. 4. Parade fall in at 1:30 p.m. at the Women's Institute Hall. March off at 1:45 p.m. Service at cenotaph at 2 p.m. For more information call, the Legion 519-443-5588 or visit www.teetervillebranch526.webs.com.
BRUNCH: Waterford Legion Brunch will be held Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost is $11 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Eggs & omelettes made to order.
MONDAY, NOV. 5
CHRISTMAS DECOR: The Waterford & District Horticultural Society and the Waterford Historical Society presents 'A Christmas Table Arrangement' by Waterford Floral Designs & Home Decor on Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Waterford Trinity Anglican Church (watch for signs). Draw prizes and ligh lunch after.
TUESDAY, NOV. 6
WRAP IT UP: HN Soroptimist "Wrap it Up" Fundraiser -- Shop, indulge and socialize at the Delhi District German Home on Nov. 6 from 5 to 9 p.m. You will find unique vendors, exquisite gifts, a silent auction, appetizers, refreshments, a fashion show and fantastic door prizes. All ticket holders are entered into a special draw, prize courtesy of The Brick. Come out, bring a friend and plan for a night of fun and fashion all the while supporting women and girls in need. Admission $25 and includes one free glass of wine. Tickets may be purchased by calling 226-567-0805 or at the door.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7
ROAST BEEF SUPPER: Waterford Legion Roast Beef Supper will be held Nov. 7 at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $12 per person and includes dessert, coffee and tea.
THURSDAY, NOV. 8
REFUGEE COMMITTEE MEETING: The Norfolk Refugee Committee will meet Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at St Mary's Catholic Church Parish Centre, 211 Union Street, Simcoe. New and returning volunteers are invited to learn about working with a new Syrian family of two parents and six children who are expected to arrive in Simcoe by Dec. 31. All new and returning volunteers are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Alma Scovil on behalf of the Norfolk Refugee Committee Executive, 519-4437297, firstname.lastname@example.org.
HISTORY TRIVIA: The Norfolk Historical Society History Trivia Night Fundraiser will be held on Nov. 8 at the Army, Navy & Airforce Unit 255, 53 Water St., Simcoe at 7:30 p.m.. All residents of Norfolk County and beyond are invited to enter a team to impress everyone with their historical knowledge. Each team can be four-five members with an entry fee of $25 per team member or $100. Proceeds from this fundraising event will be directed into the NHS Scholarship and Education Fund. To enter your team please contact Andy Blackwood, email@example.com or 519428-2001. LYNN VALLEY TRAIL AGM: The Lynn Valley Trail Association annual general meeting will be held Nov. 8 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Port Dover Library. Guest speaker will be Laude LaPrairie, who will speak on "Claude (bikes) Across Canada." Light refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more info call Paul Beischlag at 519-583-9386.
FRIDAY, NOV. 9, SATURDAY, NOV. 10, SUNDAY, NOV. 11
SALE: Sale of handmade silk and jewelry products including Christmas decor to support the women of Cambodia through Tabitha Cambodia Not For Profit. Dates Nov. 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. and Nov. 10 and 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 100 Race St., Paris. Contact 519-442-6368 for more information.
FRIDAY, NOV. 9
ROAST BEEF DINNER: The Delhi Legion will be serving a roast beef supper on Nov. 9 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $12 per person. $2 extra for choice of desserts. All welcome. Take outs available. Free home delivery to seniors and shut ins in Delhi. Call by 4 p.m. to order (519-582-2740). FISH AND CHIPS: Waterford Legion Fish N Chips dinner will be held Nov. 9 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Cost for adults is $10.50 for one piece of fish and $14.50 for two pieces. Meal price for children $6. Serving fish, fries, coleslaw and a bun.
Karaoke held at the Waterford Legion on Nov. 9 from 7:30 – 11:30 p.m. DJ is Black Creek. OPEN JAM NIGHT: Everyone welcome to bring an instrument or just come out and listen to the music at open jam night at the Teeterville Legion, 3890 Teeterville Road. For more information call, the Legion 519-443-5588 or visit www.branch526.webs.com.
SATURDAY, NOV. 10
TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION AND CEILI DANCE: Bring your dancing shoes and kick up your heels at the Port Rowan Canadian Legion Branch 379 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 10. No prior dance experience necessary - instruction provided. All ages welcome. Entry fee is a donation at the door. For more information contact Sara Van Hamme at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEN'S BREAKFAST: Pastor Charlie Byer will be guest speaker at the Houghton Men's breakfast on Nov. 10 at 8 a.m. at the Mission on NCR 28, just south of Frogmore. All men are invited to this ecumenical gathering. For more info call 519875-2279.
SUNDAY, NOV. 11
BELLS OF PEACE: Waterford Legion Br. 123 in partnership with Legions across Canada will participate in Ringing of Bells of Peace on Nov. 11 at 5:30 p.m. Local churches will ring bells 100 times to commemorate the end of the First World War.
MONDAY, NOV. 12
HORTICULUTRAL SOCIETY: Delhi & District Horticultural Society meeting held Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Delhi Friendship Centre, 418 Queen St., Delhi. Guest speaker is Cindy Cartwright on the topic hummingbirds. All welcome to attend. For more information call Donna at 519-582-4523.
TUESDAY, NOV. 13
NEWCOMERS: Newcomers & Friends meet Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in St. Paul's Community Hall, Port Dover. Guest speaker is Eleanor Chithalen from the Port Dover Food Bank. All are welcome. Contact Janet Lala 519-583-0514.
SATURDAY, NOV. 17
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Christmas bazaar at St. Alban's Anglican Church, 19 Talbot Rd., Delhi on Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Features crafts, baking, cabbage rolls, country kitchen, white elephant table, Christmas wreaths and centrepieces, tea tables and door prizes.
SUNDAY, NOV. 18
HOUSE TOUR: The Waterford Lionness Christmas House Tour will be held Nov. 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. followed by tea at the Waterford Community Centre from 3 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person. Call 519-443-0729 or 519-443-7435.
SOUP KITCHEN: St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen is open for another season. The soup kitchen serves a hot, nutritious, three course meal to anyone in need of a meal. The meals are served Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The soup kitchen is located in the Knights of Columbus hall at 43 Kent St. S. (the corner of Kent and Peel Streets) in Simcoe. All are welcome.
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 519426-8693 or Lotte 519-426-3251.