VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: District 25 Senior Games Committee is holding a startup meeting for the 2017-18 games year on Sept. 21, 10 a.m., at Beckett Adult Leisure Centre, Colborne Street, Brantford. Brantford Tourism is putting in a bid to host the 2021 55-plus Winter Games. For further information and/or questions, call Doris at 519-445-4393 or Carolyne at 519758-0108.
FOOD SALE: Every Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon, from September to December, Ukrainian Catholic Church, 100 Terrace Hill St. VILLAGE POLONAISE TAKEOUT: Phone orders welcomed at 519-7530414. Lunches Monday to Friday, noon to 1:30 p.m., and suppers on Friday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Polish Hall, 154 Pearl St., Brantford. AFTERNOON TEA PARTY: Presented by Outpost Ministry on Wednesday, Sept. 13, noon to 3 p.m, 11 Aberdeen Ave., Brantford. Entertainment by Beckett Serenaders. For tickets and information, call 519-758-5697.
EUCHRE: Every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at St. Pius X Church hall, 9 Waverley St., Brantford. GRANDPARENTING AGAIN: Support for grandparents and extended family raising related children on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m, at Moose Lodge, West Street, Brantford. Call Carol at 519-7524598 for more information.
EUCHRE: Every Thursday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus, 12 Catharine Ave., Brantford.
FISH AND CHIPS: At Knights of Columbus Hall, 12 Catharine Ave., Brantford, on Thursday,Sept. 14, 4 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Dine in or take out. Phone 519-753 1679. Haddock and pollock available.
GUEST SPEAKER: James Kent, retired judge and community volunteer, will talk about making a difference with the Kiwanis Club of Brantford on Thursday, Sept. 14, at noon at the Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre. Visitors welcome. For more information call 519-7537442 or visit our website http://
brantfordkiwanis.org/. BRANTFORD GARDEN CLUB: Meets Thursday, Sept. 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Brantford civic centre auditorium. Guest speaker Robert Romaniuk on growing garlic. BEEF ON A BUN SUPPER: Sponsored by the Kiwanis Aktion Club of Brantford on Thursday, Sept. 14, St. Basil’s Church hall, 50 Palace St., Brantford. Sittings at 5:15 p.m. and 6 p.m. Cost is $10 a person. Tickets not available at the door. For ticket delivery, call Joanne at 519-752-7941. Proceeds to the Children’s Safety Village of Brant. BRANT HERITAGE QUILTERS
GUILD: Meets Thursday, Sept. 14, at St. George United Church, 9 Beverly St. E., St. George. Guest speaker is Lorna McMahon founder of Sew Fresh Quilts. Guests welcome to guild meetings, which are held the second Thursday of each month from September to June. Fee for non-members is $5. For more information, go tobrantheritagequiltsguild.com.
CROKINOLE: Club meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Beckett Adult Leisure Centre, 219 Colborne St., Brantford. Cost is $1 a visit with BALC yearly membership. For more information, call the BALC at 519-756-3261. EAGLE PLACE SENIORS: All people, aged 50 and older, welcome to join for cards, games, food and fellowship every Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. from September to June at the Doug Snooks Community Centre, 333 Erie Ave. Annual membership fee $5. LIONS CLUB OF NORTH BRANTFORD: Meets second and fourth Thursday of each month except for July and August at Branlyn Community Centre, 238 Brantwood Park Rd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m. For information, call Fred at 519-7534057. PROGRESSIVE EUCHRE PARTY: At Marburg Hall, 1345 Lynn Valley Rd., Port Dover, on Friday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m. Admission $3.
Entertainment: With Willie and Friends at Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 90, Oak Street, Brantford, on Friday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
KARAOKE: On Saturday, Sept. 16, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., at Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 90, Oak Street, Brantford.
LEARN: How to live well with multiple sclerosis on Saturday, Sept. 16, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Brant Mutual Insurance, 20 Holiday Dr., Brantford. Guest speakers Kathleen Carr, multiple sclerosis nurse, and naturopath Angela Hanlon. Sponsored by MS Society of Canada, Grand Erie chapter. Register online by going to: www.mssociety.ca/ontarioeducation. For more information,contact Angela at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-268-7582, ext. 3034. APPLEFEST WEEKEND: At Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 605, St. Georege, on Saturday, Sept. 16, and Sunday, Sept. 17, breakfast 7 a.m. to 11 am., crafters marketplace, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturday: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., entertainment with David Cross; 5 p.m. to 7 p.m,, steak barbecue; entertainment with Mark Dubeau. On Sunday, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m, entertainment with Darren Hancock. MONDAY NIGHT DANCE PARTY: Sponsored by Crossing All Bridges Learning Centre weekly at Jean Vanier School, 120 Ninth Ave., Brantford. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Dancing until 8 p.m. Cost is $5. All welcome.
STRENGTHEN YOUR MIND MEMORY ENHANCEMENT
COURSE: Six-week learning series starts Tuesday, Sept. 19, 10 a.m. to noon, and continues Sept. ,26 and Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24, at ARTC, 58 Easton Rd. Brantford. Free course is available for anyone but registration is required by calling 519-759-7692
BRANTFORD GOOD FOOD BOX
PICKUP: On Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., at civic centre. Every month boxes are filled wth fresh produce. Cost is $17 for a family and $12 for single. Orders must be placed and paid for by noon Sept. 14. For more information, contact the Good Food Box co-ordinator at 519-751-4357, 241.
LIGHTLY BATTERED FISH AND SHRIMP: Third Friday of the month at South Brant Legion, 72 King St. N., Scotland. Also regular fish or chicken strips and chips available.
ROCK AND BLUES FOR PARKINSONS: On Saturday, Sept. 16, at The Alex, 187 Market St., Bratnford. Cover charge of $5 donated to Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario. Doors open at 4 p.m. Featuring Classical Gas, Lobster Boy, Hae a Cigar and Controversial Sharks. Donations accepted at the door.
SOUTH BRANT LEGION GOLF TOURNAMENT: On Sept. 16 at Delhi Golf and Country Club. For details call Glen MacDonald at 519-4460011.
MEAT ROLL: On Saturday, Sept. 16, 3:30 p.m. at Dunsdon Legion, Tollgate Road. Entertainment in the lounge with Two for the Road, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
PARIS TERRY FOX RUN: On Sept. 17 at Paris District High School. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Walk, ride, roll or run begins at 11 a.m.
GUESTS SPEAKERS: Dominion genealogists Angela Johnson and Peter W. Johnson, Bay of Quinte branch, at the Grand River Branch of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada on Sunday, Sept. 17, at 2:30 p.m. Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre, 19 Holiday Drive. Refreshments at 1 p.m. Visitors welcome. Visit www.grandriveruel.ca, for more information.
KINDRED SPIRITS ARTISANS OF PARIS: Artists and crafters welcome to Sept. 18 meeting at the Paris Public Library, 12 William St. Paris. Social connections, 7 p.m.; business meeting at 7:30 p.m. Kindred Spirits Artisans encourages and supports the creative arts in and around the Paris area. For the 2017-18 year, meetings will be held on Sept 18, Oct 23, Nov 20, Jan 17, Feb 21, Mar 21, Apr 16, May 16. For more information, call Lorie at 519.751.9786. INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING: For 50-plus with intructor Cathy Grieve will start on Tuesday, Sept. 19 and run for four weeks from 10 a.m. to noon at the Beckett Adult Leisure Centre, 219 Colborne St. Cost is $30 for BALC members, $40 for nonmembers (supplies extra). For more information, call BALC at 519-7563261, ext. 5569.
BURFORD TRACTOR CLUB: Meets on Tuesday, Sept, 19, 7.30 p.m. at Fairfield Church 187 Maple Ave. S., Burford. All welcome.
MEETING: Of the Brantford chapter of PFLAG, a branch of a national organization that offers peer support for individuals, families and friends with questions or concerns about sexual orientation and/or gender identify. The group meets from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the Grand River Community Health Centre, community room B, 363 Colborne St., Brantford. For more information, www.pflagcanada.ca, Facebook/PFLAG Canada Brantford Ontario Chapter, or email@example.com. SUICIDE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP: Have you lost someone to suicide? Are you looking for support and information from those who have experienced a suicide loss, and understand how to help? The group meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Stedman Community Hospice, Hankinson House, Grey Street, Brantford. For more information, contact 519-752-2998, ext. 112. SNOW BUDDIES PROGRAM: Are you a senior that needs help raking leaves or shovelling? Are you a youth over the age of 12 who would like to earn extra cash or community volunteer hours? This program is for you! Don't wait until the snow arrives! Call 519-756-3261, ext. 5569 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information/register.
BEEF SUPPER: At Etonia United Church, 110 Highway 2, Princeton, on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Buffet serving from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Adults $15, children $6; preschoolers free. Takeout available. Tickets at the door. PARIS QUILTING BEES MEETING: On Wednesday, Sept. 20, Michelle Dunn of Kallista Quilts will present her “trunk show” featuring Japanese and African fabrics and offer her unique fabrics and patterns for sale. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month from September to June, 7 p.m. at the Paris fairgrounds. Guests welcome. Admission for nonmembers is $5. For information, contactpresidentPQB@gmail.com.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: Dundson Legion, 9 Tollgate Rd., Brantford, on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 7 p.m. Bring your 2017 membership card.
GUEST SPEAKER: Nadine Najcher will talk about the Beckett Adult Leisure Centre's fall program with the the Kiwanis Club of Grand River on Sept. 21. The club of retired men and women meets on the first and third Thursdays at 9:45 a.m. at the Adult Leisure Centre, Beckett Building, Colborne Street, downtown Brantford For further information call June at 519-7536894. GENERAL MEETING: Of the Kiwanis Club of Brantford on Sept. 21. The club meets each Thursday at noon at the Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre. Visitors welcome. For more information call 519-753-7442 or visit our website http://brantfordkiwanis.org/. WATERFORD LEGION SENIORS HOEDOWN: On Sept. 21, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. All seniors welcome. FAMILY HISTORY STUDY GROUP: Need help with family history? The Brant County branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society meets at the Resource Centre, 118 Powerline Rd., Brantford, on Thursday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to noon. Website: https:// brant.ogs.on.ca. Phone: 519-7534140. Email: email@example.com INAUGURAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT: To support Pregnancy and Resource CentreBrant on Friday, Sept. 22, at Copetown Woods Golf Club, Copetown, Ont. For details or to register, email Jeff at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost of $150 a player includes green fees, golf cart and steak and buffet dinner. Dinner only $40. ENTERTAINMENT: Music trivia wiht Ross McGuiness in the lounge of the Dunsdon Legion, Tollgate Road, on Friday, Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY BARBECUE: On Saturday, Sept. 23, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 605, St. George. All proceeds in support of the St. George Guides travelling to U.K. in July 2018. GARAGE SALE: On Saturday, Sept. 23, 8:30 a.m., at Brant Naval Veterans, 54 Wadsworth St., Brantford. ST. JAMES 42nd AUTUMN FESTIVAL: On Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Paris fairgrounds, 139 Silver St., Paris. MEAT ROLL: On Saturday, Sept. 23, 3:30 p.m. at Dunsdon Legion, Tollgate Road, Brantford. Entertainment in the lounge with Rusty James, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
GUEST SPEAKER: Prof. Peter Farrugia at the Brant County branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2 p.m. He will speak on Brantford and Brant County as they were in 1867. See website: https:// brant.ogs.on.ca. Phone: 519-753-4140. Email: email@example.com 154TH ANNIVERSARY SERVICE: At Mount Pleasant United Church, Sunday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m.
DESSERT BRIDGE: At Holy Trinity Anglican Church, St. George, on Monday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m. ANNUAL TURKEY SUPPER: At Springvale United Church, 2647 Haldimand Road 55, on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Adults $17, under 12 $7, preschoolers free. Tickets available at the door. Takeout available. TAOIST TAI CHI OPEN HOUSE: On Wednesday, Sept. 27, 6:30 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 28, 9:30 a.m., at T.B. Costain/S.C. Johnson Community Centre, 16 Morrell St., Brantford. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-759-1897. Next beginner classes start the week of Oct. 3. Beginners can start at any time.
ENTERTAINMENT: With Beckett Serenaders on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 1:30 p.m,. at John Noble Home. Free. Phone 519-757-1154.
ROAST BEEF SUPPER: At Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church at 715 Mount Pleasant Rd. on Sept. 27 from 5 p.m. Adults $16; children, 5-11, $5; under-5, free.
GUEST SPEAKER: President Dave Lewis, will summarize the Kiwanis Club of Brantford's activity for 2016-17 on Thursday, Sept. 28, at noon at the Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre on Holiday Drive. Visitors welcome. For more information call 519-7537442 or visit our website http:// brantfordkiwanis.org/. FREE CONCERT SERIES: Continues at Waterford United Church, 135 Main St. S., Waterford, on Friday Sept. 29, with Jennifer Langton and the woodwind quintet. Please plan to join us for this free concert. Refreshments following the concert.
FRIDAY WINGS N THINGS: At Waterford Legion on Sept. 29, 5 p.m to 7 p.m. or until sold out. FREE WORKSHOP ON A BUS: To celebrate National Seniors Day on Friday, Sept. 29, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Airport Community Centre. Experience the Brantford Transit system and discover: Brantford Public Library; Beckett Adult Leisure Centre; Grand River Community Health Centre; Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre. Free lunch following tour. Register by Sept. 25 by calling: 519-442-1818 or online @ www.brant.ca. SENIORS INFORMATION AND ACTIVE LIVING FAIR: On Friday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Beckett Adult Leisure Centre, 219 Colborne St., Brantford. Free admission. Seniors service exhibitors, active living demonstrations, seminars
and information,healthy snackscall 519-756-3261,For more ext. 5569. event hosted by the Beckett Adult Leisure Centre in partnership with the Older Adult Centres' Association of Ontario and sponsored by the Ministry of Seniors Affairs. ST. BASIL'S CWL RUMMAGE SALE: on Saturday, Sept. 30, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., at church hall on Crown Street. Good used clothing, jewelery,books. small appliances and other household items. Fill a bag of clothing for $5. FISH FRY AND GAMES: On Saturday, Sept. 30, Brantford Naval Veterans Asssociation, 54 Wadsworth St., Brantfford. Seatings at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets available at the club. Call 519-7522658. One-piece meal $10; Twopiece meal $15. OCTOBERFEST: Sept. 30 at the German Canadian Club (Sonnenhof), 194 Henry St., Brantford. Entertainment by Seven Castle Band, the Schuhplattler and the Narragonia Dancers. Doors and kitchen open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 a person. Limited pork hocks available by pre-order. For tickets, call Fran at 519-752-6648.
DANCE: 8 Second Ride at South Brant Legion, 72 King St. N. Oakland, on Sept. 30, 8 p.m. No charge. 519-446-0011. HUGE INDOOR GARAGE SALE: On Saturday, Sept. 30, 8 a.m. to noon, Harmony United Church, 268 Marlborough St., Brantford. Lunch/ snack bar available.
MEAT ROLL: On Saturday, Sept. 30, 3:30 p.m., at Dunsdon Legion, Tollgate Road, Brantford. Entertainment in the lounge with Loose Change, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. BRANT NAVAL VETERANS ASSOCIATION: Turkey roll, fish fry on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 54 Wadsworth St. BRANTFORD LAPIDARY AND MINERAL SOCIETY: Monthly meetings at the T.B.Costain /S.C. Johnson Community Centre. Learn about and collect minerals, rocks and fossils. Guest speakers, field trips and a workshop for cutting and polishing stones. Contact John Moons, 519-752-9756, Website: www.brantfordlapidarymineral.ca.
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS: Needed by Brant Family and Children's Services to provide safe transportation for children to and from various appointments within Brant County. Reimbursement for mileage. Please contact Debra Ward, co-ordinator of volunteer services, at 519-753-8681, ext. 382, for more details. PARENTING AND FAMILY
LITERACY CENTRES: Free drop-in programs, offering gym time and a space where you and your child can come to play. These programs are offered by the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board and Grand Erie District School Board. Programs are offered Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Elementary School, Jean Vanier Catholic Elementary School, Major Ballachey Public School and Princess Elizabeth Public School. Programs Closed during school closure. Contact 519720-5149.
TOPS: (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)is about learning about good nutrition, portion control and exercise, combined with accountability and good choices, creates a healthy lifestyle. Brantford Seniors Resource Centre, 783 Colborne
St. E, Unit 2C. Every Wednesday: weigh-in at 6:45 p.m.; meeting from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, call Lynn 519-3045355. www.tops.org.
TOPS: If you're looking to lose weight, TOPS may be for you. New members welcome. 25 Charlotte St., Brantford. Call Glen at 519-7170151. TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY (TOPS): Every Wednesday at John Noble Home, 97 Mt. Pleasant St. Weigh-in 6-6:30 pm, Meeting 6:30-7 pm. Support and advise for your weight-loss journey. PARIS SENIORS CLUB ACTIVITIES : 70 King Edward St. Paris (Queensview Retirement Facility) Euchre and socials are 1:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. Bingo is 7 p.m. last Thursday monthly. Rummoli 12:30p.m. the second and fourth Fridays. Bridge group meets at 1:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays and games of choice 1:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays. Rug hooking 7 p.m. on first Thursday. Annual membership is $12 and general admission is $1. Everyone aged 55 and older welcome. For information, call Barry at 519-442-4511. BRANT NAVAL VETERANS: At 54 Wadsworth St., euchre, Monday 7 p.m., Wednesday 1 p.m. and Thursday 7:30 p.m.; HOSS, Thursday 1 p.m., partner required. For more information, call 519-7522658. BRANTFORD SCRABBLE CLUB: Meets Mondays at 7 p.m. at 452 Grey St. For information, telephone 519-304-4648, 519-755-2564 or 519-758-1378.