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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. 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 519-842-3200-ex 209. Cost is $10 for the five months. 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, pe­teran­dalma@gmail.com.

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 or 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, ablack­wood@ nor­folkhis­tor­i­cal­so­ci­ety.ca or 519-428-2001. 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 Claude 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 519442-6368 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: 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 519-443-5588 call, or the visit Legion www. branch526.webs.com. SATUR­DAY, TRA­DI­TIONAL NOV. IR­ISH 10 MU­SIC SES­SION Bring your AND danc­ing CEILI shoes DANCE: and kick Rowan up Canadian your heels Legion at the Branch Port 379 10. No from prior 3 p.m. dance to ex­pe­ri­ence 6 p.m. on Nov. nec­es­sary All ages wel­come. - in­struc­tion En­try pro­vided. fee is a do­na­tion in­for­ma­tion at the con­tact door. Sara For more Van Hamme gmail.com. at sar­a­van­hamme@ MEN'S BREAK­FAST:

Char­lie Byer will be guest Pas­tor 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 519-875-2279.

MEM­BER­SHIP DRIVE: The Wag­ner Me­mo­rial, Teeter­ville Legion Branch 526 in Teeter­ville would like to wel­come the com­mu­nity and area res­i­dents to join the Legion. They are hav­ing a mem­ber­ship drive Nov. 10 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Legion, 3890 Teeter­ville Road. The Legion is a com­mu­nity-minded or­ga­ni­za­tion which is held to­gether by work­ing to­gether.

FROSTY FAIR: At St James United Church, Sim­coe on Nov. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Fea­tur­ing fab­u­lous door prizes, bake ta­ble, penny ta­ble, general store, sur­prise pack­age, and free cof­fee.

TREA­SURE MART: The Vol­un­teer As­so­ci­a­tion of the Nor­folk General Hos­pi­tal and Nurs­ing Home present its Trea­sure Mart sale on Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the Aud, Nor­folk County Fair­grounds, Sim­coe. Ad­mis­sion $2 (18 and over). There will be books, cloth­ing (bou­tique, nearly new), bak­ing, crafts, penny ta­ble, silent auc­tion, trin­kets and trea­sures. Pro­ceeds will go to hos­pi­tal med­i­cal equip­ment. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Julie at 519426-8163. 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.

REMEMBRANCE DAY: Water­ford Remembrance Day ser­vice held Nov. 11 at the ceno­taph in Water­ford, hosted by Water­ford Legion. Be­gins at 10:30 a.m. Lunch to fol­low ser­vice at Legion Br. 123. 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. OT­TER VAL­LEY NAT­U­RAL­ISTS: The Ot­ter Val­ley Nat­u­ral­ists will present The Cul­ture of Bird Watch­ing with guest speaker Paul Ni­chol­son at their meet­ing on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Straf­fordville Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. While bird watch­ers are look­ing at our birds, is any­one watch­ing the bird watch­ers? Is there an ob­serv­able bird watch­ing cul­ture? Do Til­ley hats and mul­ti­pock­eted khaki vests have any mean­ing? Ni­chol­son, life­long birder and the bird watch­ing colum­nist for the Lon­don Free Press, will share his thoughts and in­sights on this un­usual but in­ter­est­ing theme.

TWI­LIGHT QUIL­TERS: Please join the Twi­light Quil­ters Guild at their next meet­ing on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at Old Wind­ham United Church, 30 Glen­dale Cres­cent, Sim­coe. Guest speaker is Jo­hanna Masko of The Work­room, Toronto. Guest fee is $5. 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 519-5830514. SIM­COE AND DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB FOR RE­TIRED MEN: His­to­rian Mike McDon­nell will speak about the Amer­i­can Civil War in New Mex­ico at their monthly meet­ing on Nov. 13, 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. wee­bly.com or call Pres­i­dent Mur­ray Uren at 226-440-2699. WED­NES­DAY, NOV. 14 BANGERS AND MASH: Sim­coe Legion will be serv­ing bangers and mash with peas on Nov. 14 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Served with salad, soup and dessert for $12. CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR/ LUN­CHEON: At Knox Pres­by­te­rian Church, Jarvis on Nov. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch in­cludes soup & sand­wich for $8 with door prizes, crafts, loonie ta­ble, and bake ta­bles. All wel­come. FRI­DAY, NOV. 16

DESSERT EUCHRE: South Brant Li­on­ess Club will present dessert euchre on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Oak­land Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. Cost is $5. Funds raised go to com­mu­nity projects. For more info call Li­on­ess Dianna Lock at 519-752-3905.

POT­TERY SALE: Nor­folk Pot­ters' Guild Fall Sale will be held Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at First Bap­tist Church, 129 Young St., Sim­coe. Browse a fine se­lec­tion of hand-crafted pot­tery and en­joy some cof­fee, tea and good­ies. Lots of park­ing and wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble. Cash/Cheque/Visa/ Mastercard ac­cepted. 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. CRAFT AND BAKE SALE: Craft/ ven­dor and legion bake sale at South Brant Legion Nov. 17 and Nov. 18. Some­thing for every­one. Lo­ca­tion is 72 King Street North, Oak­land. Runs from 1 to 4 p.m. No ad­mis­sion charge. Every­one is wel­come. Wheel­chair ac­cess.

CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: Come out and do all your Christ­mas shop­ping at a bazaar held Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Teeter­ville Legion. Lots of ven­dors. To be a ven­dor please con­tact the Legion at 3890 Teeter­ville Road, Teeter­ville. For more info call the Legion 519-443-5588 or visit www. branch526.webs.com.

CHILI SUP­PER: Mar­burg Hall hosts its fall chili sup­per on Nov. 17 from 4:30-7 p.m. Hearty chili & dessert. Adults - $8 Chil­dren (512yrs) - $5 Lo­cated at 1345 Lynn Val­ley Rd. Wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble.

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. 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bak­ing, cab­bage rolls, crafts, gen­tly used cloth­ing, cof­fee cor­ner, and much more.

CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: St. Paul's Angli­can Church Hall, St Ge­orge St, Port Dover, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A chili lunch will be served. High­lights in­clude white ele­phant and penny ta­bles plus bake ta­ble. Face paint­ing avail­able. Every­one wel­come. 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. THURS­DAY, NOV. 22 NOR­FOLK HIS­TOR­I­CAL SO­CI­ETY GALLERY TALK:

Cana­di­ans in the Amer­i­can Civil War, with speaker Mike McDon­nell, Nov. 22, 7 p.m. at Eva Brook Donly Mu­seum and Archives, Sim­coe. NHS mem­bers free, guests by do­na­tion. Come find out why so many Cana­di­ans fought for the USA. SATUR­DAY, NOV. 24 SHOW AND SALE: The Artist Work­shop, 95 Pond St., Sim­coe will hold a show and sale Nov. 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Paint­ings, draw­ings, ar­ti­sans, crafts, free art books, re­fresh­ments. For more in­for­ma­tion go to www. artist­work­shop@nor­folk­county. ca.

CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: Our Lady Queen of Mar­tyrs, Catholic Women's League Annual Christ­mas Bazaar is on Nov. 24 at 110 Adams Ave., Delhi, in the church hall, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bingo at 7 p.m. Free ad­mis­sion, with lots of park­ing and el­e­va­tor in­side north side en­trance by of­fice/breeze­way. Every­one wel­come. Fea­tur­ing lun­cheon ta­ble (soup and sand­wich), hand­crafted items, coun­try store/home­made good­ies/bake ta­ble, white ele­phant ta­ble, tin­foil draws, 50/50 and spe­cial draws.

MU­SIC: John Atlee will per­form at South Brant Legion, 72 King Street North, Oak­land, on Nov, 24 at 8 p.m. All are wel­come. No cover charge. ON­GO­ING

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.

BINGO LIVE: Play Bingo Live ev­ery Thurs­day night. Broad­cast on Eastlink Chan­nel 10 and NorDel Chan­nel 5. En­joy 5 games for $1 all from the com­fort of home; pro­ceeds sup­port Alzheimer So­ci­ety. For more info, call 519428-7771.

SE­NIOR EVENTS: For Se­niors 50+ at the Delhi Se­nior Friend­ship Cen­tre 418 Queen St. Delhi. Mon­days 9:30 Strength Ex­er­cise; Mon­days 12 noon – Cards $2; Tues­days 9:30 Dance Fit­ness (free to mem­bers); Tues­days 12 noon – Men's Bil­liards $2; Wed­nes­days 12:30 Acrylic Paint­ing Class $5; Thursdays 9:30 Se­nior Ex­er­cise (free to mem­bers). Mem­ber­ship $20 an­nu­ally. Con­tact Rose Ael­ter­man 582-3881 for more info. 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, cor­ner of James Street and

Argyle must be Av­enue ready to in Delhi. shuf­fle Play­ers and deal at 7 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 519-582-0274. CATCH THE ACE: Water­ford Legion is hold­ing a Catch The Ace draw. Draws will be held each Fri­day night at 7:15 p.m. in the clu­b­room. SOUTH BRANT LEGION ALL YOU CAN EAT BRUNCH: Last Sun­day of the month ex­cept December. Runs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Adults $10; chil­dren ages 5-12 $5; chil­dren un­der 5 - free.South Brant Legion is lo­cated at 72 King Street North, Oak­land. FISH & CHIPS AND NEL­SON FAM­ILY JAM SES­SION: Ev­ery 1st & 3rd Fri­day of the month at South Brant Legion, 72 King Street North, Oak­land. Eat in or take out fish and chips from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call 519-446-0011. Jam starts at 8 p.m. Every­one wel­come. LADIES' BI­BLE STUDY: At Water­ford Bi­ble Church. Meets the 1st and 3rd Wed­nes­day morn­ing of each month from Septem­ber un­til June. Runs from 10 to 11:30. All ladies wel­come for a time of light re­fresh­ments and study­ing God's Word. Please, use the door fac­ing Main Street. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, please, con­tact the church of­fice at 519-443-2038. FREE CLOTH­ING: Water­ford Com­mu­nity Clothes Closet of­fers free good used cloth­ing and some mis­cel­la­neous items at Water­ford Bi­ble Church (68 Main Street S.). Fall hours - Wed­nes­days from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and Satur­days from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Please, use the ground-level en­trance fac­ing the park­ing lot.

SUP­PORT GROUP: Alien­ated Grand­par­ents Anony­mous (AGA) sup­port group has a new chap­ter in Nor­folk-Brantford & sur­round­ing area. They meet the se­cond and fourth Wed­nes­day of the month from 7 to 9 p.m.. Meet­ings are free. They of­fer sup­port, ways to cope with the sad­ness and stress of not be­ing able to see your grand­chil­dren. Group also keeps you abreast of any law changes. They also work to change the laws both fed­eral and pro­vin­cial. All wel­come- A safe place to share! Email hamil­ton­burling­ton­aga@co­geco. ca for meet­ing place in Sim­coe. MOM'S GROUP: Water­ford Mom's Group from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. If you are car­ing for young chil­dren or just want to hang out with some other moms, then this is the place for you! Group meets at Water­ford Bi­ble Church on Main Street (be­tween the Old Town Hall and the Post Of­fice) the se­cond and fourth Wed­nes­days of the month. Vol­un­teers su­per­vise the chil­dren while the moms en­joy light re­fresh­ments and visit. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact Karen (pk­ja­mont@gmail.com). FISH AND CHIPS: South Brant Legion Fish and Chips Night ev­ery 1st and 3rd Fri­day of the month at 72 King Street North, Oak­land. Come in or take out. To place or­ders ahead call 519-446-0011 after 4 p.m. Serv­ing time 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. or while food avail­able. FREE CLOTH­ING: Good used cloth­ing for free at Bos­ton Bap­tist Church on County Rd.19 in the por­ta­ble ev­ery Satur­day morn­ing from 10 a.m. un­til noon ex­cept hol­i­day week­ends. SELF-HELP PRO­GRAM: Do you think you have a gam­bling prob­lem? If so, you are not alone. Mem­bers of a self-help pro­gram meet ev­ery Fri­day af­ter­noon at St. James United Church, 150 Col­borne St., S. in Sim­coe at 2 p.m. No stairs. For more info call 519-718-2777. TOPS: Do you need a sup­port group to help you on your weight loss jour­ney? Water­ford TOPS ON3924 is there for you. Feel free to join them ev­ery Wed­nes­day morn­ing at 9:30 a.m. at the Old Town Hall for their reg­u­lar weigh-ins and meet­ing. TOPS stands for tak­ing off pounds sen­si­bly. Why not check them out? Your first meet­ing is com­pli­men­tary. New mem­bers wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Ann at 519-443-6988.

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