The Hamilton Spectator - - TOO GOOD TO MISS - Com­piled by Linda Ric­cia­rdi, The Hamil­ton Spec­ta­tor

For non­profit, char­ity or fundrais­ing events in Hamil­ton and area, sub­mit items by email to too­good@thes­ only (no other email ad­dresses please). Dead­line is two weeks prior to pub­li­ca­tion. Be­gin­ning June 5, Too Good To Miss will be taken ex­clu­sively from events en­tries sub­mit­ted on our web­site. We will no longer ac­cept en­tries by email. To sub­mit your event, please click on Event List­ings at thes­ If you have any dif­fi­cul­ties or ques­tions please let us know. Call 905-526-3420 VOL­UN­TEERS Hamil­ton Vic­tory Gar­dens, Gar­den­ing to Feed Hamil­ton, need vol­un­teers to run their gar­den­ing pro­gram. If you like gar­den­ing, want to learn or have a school, camp or com­mu­nity group that would like to serve out­side con­tact vol­un­teer@hamil­ton­vic­to­ry­gar­ Knit­ting con­vener re­quired, Hamil­ton Health Sci­ences knit­ting pro­gram. Skills re­quired in­clude: Pro­fi­cient in knit­ting and/or cro­chet, abil­ity to read a pat­tern and se­lect yarn for dis­tri­bu­tion to knit­ters, ex­cel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills, abil­ity to lead a team of ded­i­cated knit­ters and share the love for cre­at­ing hand­crafted ar­ti­cles for sale in our gift shops. Joan at an­ni­

Vol­un­teer dur­ing day­times at Joseph Brant Hos­pi­tal in As­sisted din­ing/feed­ing pro­gram for pa­tients. Train­ing is pro­vided. In­for­ma­tion Ses­sion: June 15 at Joseph Brant Hos­pi­tal. Reg­is­ter: Carolann Bad­ger 632-3730 Ext. 1443 or cbad­ger@joseph­bran­thos­pi­ YWCA Hamil­ton’s Se­niors Peer

Con­nec­tor Pro­gram, vol­un­teers age 55+ pro­vide in-home so­cial sup­port and can ac­com­pany iso­lated se­niors to at­tend ac­tiv­i­ties and ap­point­ments in the com­mu­nity. If you would like to sup­port other se­niors con­tact 522-9922 ext. 316 or shan­ley@ywc­a­hamil­

VON Hamil­ton is look­ing for vol­un­teers to as­sist in the adult day cen­tre tend­ing their new com­mu­nity gar­den and spend­ing time one-on-one or in group ac­tiv­i­ties with clients. Vol­un­teers are also needed to help de­liver Meals on Wheels and also ur­gently needed to share so­cial time and con­ver­sa­tion vis­it­ing se­niors in their home. 529-0700 or vonc­sshamil­ SELF-HELP Be­long­ing (Adop­tion Sup­port Group), May 29, 7 p.m. Compass Point Bi­ble Church, 1500 Kerns Rd., Burling­ton. Fea­tur­ing Karyn Purvis video Fa­cil­i­tat­ing Be­havioural Change. Any­one touched by adop­tion wel­come. be­longin­gadop­ Prostate Can­cer In­for­ma­tion and Outreach Group, Hamil­ton, May 31, 7:30 p.m. St. Mark’s United Church, 1 Lyn­ndale Dr., Dun­das. Speaker: Urol­o­gist Dr. Eric Cole, Up­date on the Di­ag­no­sis and Treat­ment of Prostate Can­cer. Fam­ily, friends, care­givers wel­come. Parkin­son Sup­port Group, Hamil­ton Chap­ter, May 27, 10:30 a.m. St. Peters Hos­pi­tal, Gar­wood Jones Au­di­to­rium, Alexan­der Pav­il­ion, 88 Maple­wood Ave. Com­mu­nity In­for­ma­tion Fair for Vic­tims of Crime and Trauma, May 29, 10 a.m. to noon, Hamil­ton Po­lice Ser­vice, Cen­tral Sta­tion, front court­yard, 155 King Wil­liam St. 546-3879 VON Care­giver Ed­u­ca­tion Se­ries: free four-part se­ries from Stress to Strength, Jun 5, 12, 19, 26, 1 to 3 p.m. Well­wood House, Che­doke Hos­pi­tal grounds. Hamil­ton Cen­tral Li­brary, 55 York Blvd. June 6, 13, 20, 27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Also at 565 Con­ces­sion St. Li­brary, July 4, 11, 18, 25, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. With enough no­tice in-home respite care can be ar­ranged at $6 hour. Reg­is­ter: Miriam Cahn 523-1055 ext. 408 or

New Nar-Anon, fam­ily sup­port group, never alone — hope in Hamil­ton, Mon­days, 7 p.m. ex­cept hol­i­days. HARRRP Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, St. Peters, 705 Main St. E. St. Clair en­trance lower level. Men­tal Health Rights Coali­tion, #103 — 100 Main St. E. Need to talk about men­tal health or ad­dic­tion is­sues? Peer Sup­port 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon­day to Fri­day. 545-2525 or­tal­ MEET­INGS Grimsby Gar­den Club, May 29, 7 p.m. Liv­ingston Ac­tiv­ity Cen­tre, 18 Liv­ingston Ave., Grimsby. Speaker: Bob Leask, Hot new Hostas and Where They Come From. Hosta Sale.

Hamil­ton Video Film Mak­ers, June 1, 7 p.m. Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Hall, base­ment, 12 King St. E., Stoney Creek. Free to first time guests, mem­ber­ship is $35 for the year. Visit or email: Hamil­ton and Burling­ton Rose So­ci­ety, May 28, 2 p.m. Royal

Botan­i­cal Gar­dens Cen­tre, 680 Plains Rd. W., Burling­ton, Room 3. Workshop on flo­ral de­sign and rose dilem­mas. hbros­eso­ci­ety@sym­pa­ Me­an­der­ing Mo­hawk Camp­ing Club, June 1, 7:15 p.m. Burling­ton Se­niors Cen­tre, 2285 New St. In­ter­ested in camp­ing, hav­ing fun and en­joy­ing the out­doors, our club is for you. Visit or 319-0509 Hamil­ton Am­a­teur As­tronomers Pub­lic Ob­serv­ing Evening, May 27, 8 to 11 p.m. T.B. McQuesten Park, 1199 Up­per Went­worth St. Con­server So­ci­ety of Hamil­ton and

District, May 27, 1 p.m. Host­ing a guided walk through the Urquhart But­ter­fly Gar­den in Dun­das as part of the an­nual gen­eral meet­ing. Meet­ing and walk will be at the Air Force Club, 128 King St. W., Dun­das. Info 540-8787 ext. 117 or email con­tact@con­server­so­ci­ Royal As­tron­omy So­ci­ety of Canada, June 1, 8 p.m. Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, 79 Hamil­ton St. N., Wa­ter­down. Free Swift Adap­ta­tion: Birds of Ur­ban

Hamil­ton, June 1, 7:30 p.m. Christ Church Cathe­dral, 252 James St. N. Hamil­ton Con­ser­va­tion Author­ity staff ur­ban bird­ing tour walk­ing the down­town core, iden­ti­fy­ing and ob­serv­ing rare and en­dan­gered birds that call Hamil­ton home.

Women Who Ex­cel, Sum­mer Mini Trade and Fash­ion Show, May 30, 6 p.m. Sotiris Greek Res­tau­rant, 3135 Har­vester Rd., Burling­ton. Mem­bers $10, cash only and $20 for non­mem­bers. 643-8813 Black­heath United Church, Ceme­tery dec­o­ra­tion/me­mo­rial ser­vice, May 28, 2 p.m. 2320 Haldibrook Rd., Black­heath. Stoney Creek-Ni­a­gara Sorop­ti­mist Club, meets monthly, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. near East­gate Square. Work­ing to im­prove the lives of women and girls. De­tails: 628-3198 or si­s­ton­ey­creek-ni­a­ Val­ley Town Toast­mas­ters, June 1, 7 p.m. Dun­das Town Hall, lower level, 60 Main St., Dun­das. Topic: Songs and Sto­ries. www.val­ley­town­toast­mas­ Hamil­ton #1 Toast­mas­ters, Mon­days from 7 to 8:30 p.m. down­town YMCA, 79 James St. S., Paddy Cline room. Builds con­fi­dence, com­mu­ni­ca­tion and lead­er­ship skills. 648-9503 Stoney Creek Toast­mas­ters, open Thurs­days, 7:15 p.m., Op­ti­mist Club of Stoney Creek, 890 Queen­ston Rd. ston­ey­creek­toast­mas­ FUN TIMES Alder­shot Com­mu­nity Hon­our

Roll, May 31, 7 to 9 p.m. LaSalle Ban­quet Cen­tre, 50 North Shore Blvd. E., Burling­ton. Cel­e­bra­tion and cock­tail re­cep­tion in hon­our of this year’s nom­i­nees and four in­ductees into the hon­our roll rec­og­niz­ing out­stand­ing cit­i­zens in the Alder­shot com­mu­nity. Info/tick­ets: j.romeo@sym­pa­

Pro­gres­sive Euchre, May 26, 8 p.m. Dun­das Le­gion Ladies Aux­il­iary, 280 King St. W., Dun­das. $5 pp. Prizes fe­male and male high score. 627-7221 Pro­gres­sive Euchre Party, May 26, 7:30 p.m. Mar­burg Hall, 1345 Lynn Val­ley Rd., Port Dover. $3 Fish­erville District Lions Dance, with Don Ed­wards and the Coun­try Ram­blers, May 27, 8 p.m. Lions Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 18 Main St W., Con­ces­sion 5 Rd., Fish­erville. Tick­ets

at the door: $15, light lunch. 776-2648

Three Grumps, dance, May 27, 7:30 p.m. Branch 163 Le­gion, 435 Limeridge Rd. E. $5 mem­bers, $6 non­mem­bers. 387-4515

Live en­ter­tain­ment, Satur­day, 2 to 5 p.m. Branch 622 Le­gion, 12 King St. E., Stoney Creek. $5. 662-4171

Joe Tucker, coun­try and rock, May 26, 7 p.m. Branch 551 Wa­ter­down Le­gion, 79 Hamil­ton St., Flam­bor­ough. Every­one wel­come

Euchre, Tues­days, 7 p.m. Branch 622, Le­gion, 12 King St. E., Stoney Creek. $2. 662-4171

Dance, to Lionel Bernard May 27, 7 p.m. Branch 58 Le­gion, 1180 Bar­ton St. E. $5 GOOD FOOD Beef on a Bun, May 26, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dun­das Le­gion Ladies Aux­il­iary, 280 King St. W., Sliced or pulled beef on a bun and fries or lasagna roll-ups, salad, $8. 627-7221

Fish Fry catered by D&D’s, May 29, 5 to 7 p.m. Spring­vale United Church, 2647 Haldimand Rd. 55. Ad­vance Tick­ets: $15, un­der 12 $7. 768-3910 or 768-5641 Ham Din­ner, May 26, 6 p.m. Ker United Church, 9353 Twenty Rd., West Lin­coln. Adults $15, 10 and un­der $6, preschool free. Potato, car­rot, coleslaw, home­made cakes with straw­ber­ries and ice cream. Tick­ets: 662-3853 or 957-7915

Food Trucks, May 31, 5 to 8 p.m. Holy Trin­ity Angli­can Church, 120 Fen­nell Ave. E. Pap­pas Greek, Curb­side Burg­ers, Los Fenix and Kool Jim’s Ice Cream. 383-2951 Bin­brook United Church Wheel Food, Wed­nes­day’s May 31, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Bin­brook Fair­grounds, Hwy 56. Sev­eral lo­cal food trucks for you to try. Per­cent­age of sales goes to the church Fish and Chips din­ner, Fri­days, 5 to 7 p.m. Ger­ma­nia Club, 863 King St. E.

Fish Fry, Fri­days, 4 to 7 p.m. Branch 163 Le­gion, 435 Limeridge Rd. E. Fol­lowed by Karaoke with An­nette. 387-4515

Fish and Chips, Fri­days, 4 to 7 p.m. Branch 58 Le­gion, 1180 Bar­ton St. E. $9 large or­der, $7 small. Karaoke with Jane from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. 544-6385

Fish Fry, 4 to 7 p.m. May 26, Branch 622 Le­gion, 12 King St. E., Stoney Creek. $10 in­cludes 2 pieces. fish, fries, coleslaw, bun tea/cof­fee. Breaded chicken avail­able, dessert $2 ex­tra. 662-4171 PLANT, RUM­MAGE, BAKE SALES AND MORE

An­nual Spring Fair, June 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. YWCA Hamil­ton Ac­tive Liv­ing Cen­tre 55+, 75 Mac­Nab St. S. Raf­fles, 10 cent penny table, bar­gains, $5 lunch and more. 529-7727 Bal­moral Church Yard Sale, May 27, 9 a.m. Bak­ing, crafts, coun­try kitchen, used cloth­ing, tea table, bar­be­cue lunch. #3 Hwy 3786 be­tween Nelles Cor­ners and Bal­moral. Char­ity Garage, Bake Sale and Car Wash, may 28, 8 a.m. to noon. Prov­i­dence Cana­dian Re­formed Church, 582 South­cote Rd., An­caster. Burling­ton Beta Sigma Phi Rum­mage Sale, May 26, 2 to 6 p.m. St. Christo­pher’s Church, 662 Guelph Line, Burling­ton

Penny Sale, May 26, 6 p.m. draw 7 p.m. Christ Church Wood­burn, 1307 Wood­burn Rd., Bin­brook. Holy Trin­ity Angli­can Church Ar­ti­san Mar­ket and Yard Sale, May 27, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 120 Fen­nell Ave. E. Ta­bles avail­able for rent $20. Baked goods, book, crafty ladies table, jewelry, plants, BBQ lunch, ice cream sun­daes and more. 383-2951

Garage Sale, May 27, 8 a.m. to noon. Brant Hills Pres­by­te­rian Church, 2138 Brant St. Wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble. Cloth­ing, fur­ni­ture, house­hold items, toys, books and more. Baked goods and BBQ. Flam­bor­ough Hor­ti­cul­tural So­ci­ety Spring Plant Sale, May 27, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wa­ter­down Le­gion, 79 Hamil­ton St., Flam­bor­ough. Peren­ni­als, shrubs, trea­sures from mem­ber gar­dens and more. Cash only. Join­ing the Wa­ter­down Farmer’s Mar­ket open­ing day. Kirk­wall Com­mu­nity Garage Sale, May 27, 8 a.m. to noon Kirk­wall Pres­by­te­rian Church, 1545 Kirk­wall Rd., Flam­bor­ough. Bake sale and scrap metal drive. Rain or Shine.

Not Your Av­er­age Garage Sale, May 27, 8 a.m. to noon. Re­serve a spot to sell your trea­sures for free. Bethel Chris­tian Re­formed Church, 616 Dun­das St., E., Flam­bor­ough. 905-689-7796. Com­mu­nity bar­be­cue and Plant Ex­change, May 27, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. West Flam­boro Pres­by­te­rian Church, 262 Mid­dle­town Rd., Hwy 8, Flam­bor­ough. Bring a plant, take a plant free ex­change, come for lunch. WALKS/RUNS Dog­gie Bow-Wow Walk-A-Thon, May 27, 10 .am. to noon, Cherry Hill Gate Park­ing Lot, Royal Botan­i­cal Gar­dens. Pro­ceeds to The Burling­ton Hu­mane So­ci­ety and The Royal Botan­i­cal Gar­dens. Do­na­tions taken in per­son or on­line at: https://www.canada­­gie-bow-wowwalk-a-thon/ Lions Foun­da­tion Walk for Dog Guides, May 28, 1 p.m. Joe Sams Park, 752 Cen­tre Rd., Wa­ter­down. Reg­is­tra­tion: noon. to sign up and reg­is­ter or call the Wa­ter­down Lions Club at 332-1725. MIS­CEL­LA­NEOUS

Bar­ton Art Party, June 2, 5 to 11 p.m. Com­mu­nity event aimed at show­cas­ing the neigh­bour­hood from Bar­ton Street East, Vic­to­ria to Emer­ald St. Artists, mak­ers, mu­si­cians and more. Com­edy show at Baca Yard star­ring lo­cal co­me­dian Black Zeus and friends, 8 to 10 p.m.

Sto­ries in Stone, May 27, 11 a.m. Hamil­ton Ceme­tery free pub­lic tours, War of 1812 Tour. Gate­house, 777 York Blvd. Ap­prox­i­mately 2 hours, hosted by Robin McKee. 544-9559 Saint Joe’s Art­sFest, June 2 to 11, 7:30 p.m. Sun­day per­for­mances 4 p.m. Saint Joseph’s Ro­man Catholic Church, 260 Herkimer St. Drama, mu­sic by area ac­tors and mu­si­cians. Tick­ets: $20 by do­na­tion. 528-0019 or stjoe­sarts­ Spring Shred Event, June 3, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Ghent Ave. and Brant Street, park­ing lot, north­east cor­ner, Burling­ton. Shred per­sonal and busi­ness doc­u­ments while sup­port­ing Crime Stop­pers. Cana­dian Pedal Trac­tor Show, May 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. An­caster Fair­grounds Mar­ritt Hall, 630 Trin­ity Rd. Ad­mis­sion $5, kids free. Pro­ceeds to An­caster Agri­cul­ture So­ci­ety. 681-6865 Street Beats Outreach, Wed­nes­days, 6 to 9 p.m. com­pli­men­tary food, cloth­ing and mu­sic, Fer­gu­son Sta­tion, King and

Fer­gu­son Ave. Bring your mu­si­cal in­stru­ments and tal­ents. JU­NIOR DATEBOOK

Kin­der­fest, May 31, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. June 1, 10 a.m. Hamil­ton Con­ser­va­tory for the Arts, Recital Hall, 126 James St. S. Tick­ets: $10 adult in­clud­ing one free child, $5 for each ad­di­tional child. Cul­ture for kids in the arts, in­ti­mate, multi-arts fes­ti­val that sup­ports the emo­tional and in­tel­lec­tual de­vel­op­ment of chil­dren aged 0 — 6 years. Tick­ets: email: or visit: kinder­

An­caster Touch a Truck, May 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. An­caster Fair­grounds, 630 Trin­ity Rd. $5 pp. Touch a Truck pro­vides a rare op­por­tu­nity for kids, young and old, to climb on board and safely ex­plore many ex­cit­ing ve­hi­cles usu­ally seen only from a dis­tance. Rain or shine. Hamil­ton/Burling­ton SPCA Sum­mer Camp, for young an­i­mal lovers ages 6 to 11, July 3 to Aug. 18. Cost $200 week or $120 short week Tues­day to Thurs­day only, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Ex­tended care avail­able. Reg­is­ter: hb­­u­cate/camps. Info email hu­ma­need@hb­ or 574-7722 ext. 326. Greensville Op­ti­mist Bike Rodeo, May 27, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Greensville School, 625 Har­vest Rd. Par­tic­i­pants will be en­tered in a draw to win a new bi­cy­cle. Skills, safety, awards. Bring hel­mets, and bi­cy­cles. You’re a Good Man Char­lie Brown, May 26, 7 p.m. and May 27, 2 and 7 p.m. the clas­sic pro­duc­tion is pre­sented by Wa­ter­down District High School, 215 Parkside Dr., Flam­bor­ough. Tick­ets: $15, $10 se­niors, stu­dents, $8 chil­dren, chil­dren un­der 5 ad­mit­ted free. 689-6692 West­dale Chil­dren’s School

May­fair, May 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aviary Hamil­ton, 85 Oak Knoll Dr. An­nual cel­e­bra­tion and fundraiser for the West­dale Chil­dren’s School. Café, mu­sic, face paint­ing, crafts, pup­pet show, and more. Free

Sum­mer Day Camp, July 3 to Sept. 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ex­tended hours avail­able from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for ad­di­tional $5 per week per child. Camp $20 per week per child from ages 5 to 12. Over 12 can vol­un­teer. Eva Roth­well Cen­tre, 460 Went­worth St. N. 526-1558 or­panella@evaroth­

Su­per­hero Art Mak­ers, for ages 5 to 8. Satur­days to June 24, noon to 2 p.m. Grimsby Pub­lic At Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby. Mem­bers $75, non­mem­bers $82. 945-3246 or MU­SE­UMS/GAL­LERIES Er­land Lee Mu­seum, A Trunk Show, May 289, 2 to 4 p.m. Tick­ets: $15, re­fresh­ments in­cluded. 552 Ridge Rd., Stoney Creek. Ann Jarvis will delve into her fam­ily trunk to re­veal beau­ti­ful hand­made items sewn by her an­ces­tors and will dis­cuss the his­tory and tech­niques of the pieces. 662-2591 Field­cote Me­mo­rial Park and Mu­seum, Ex­hibit: From The Ark, An­caster 150, To Dec. 23, Tues­days to Satur­days, 1 to 5 p.m. 64 Sul­phur Springs Rd. Ad­mis­sion rates ap­ply. 648-8144 or hamil­­cote Dun­das Mu­seum and Ar­chives, Telling our Story Through An­tique Maps: A Short Vis­ual His­tory. On dis­play to June 17. 139 Park St. W., Dun­das. 627-7412 Dun­das Mu­seum and Ar­chives, Ex­hi­bi­tion Rebels and Re­form­ers, Dun­das on the Road to Re­spon­si­ble Gov­ern­ment, show­ing to June 3. 139 Park St. W., Dun­das. 627-7412 SE­NIORS Se­niors Month Kick­off Event, May 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at JEM Hospi­tal­ity and Sar­coa Event Cen­tre, Wa­ter­front, 57 Dis­cov­ery Dr. Kick­off Se­niors’ Month with food, fun, de­mon­stra­tions, work­shops and en­ter­tain­ment. Free park­ing.

St. Ge­orge’s Se­niors, 134 Emer­son St., May 29, 1 to 3 p.m. sin­ga­long, games, re­fresh­ments. Wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble. 522-3362 An­caster Se­nior Achieve­ment Cen­tre, 55+ Fun Cho­rus Con­cert, June 1, 1 to 3 p.m. af­ter­noon of song, fel­low­ship and fun, re­fresh­ments and sweets pre­pared by choir mem­bers. Tick­ets: $5. Door prizes and more. 622 Al­ber­ton Rd. S. Al­ber­ton. 546-2999


The Bas­set Bus­tle Ex­trav­a­ganza is May 27, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Copetown Com­mu­nity Cen­tre Park. Gi­ant raf­fle, games, fun for hounds and hu­mans, mer­chan­dise, BBQ and more. www.Bas­setRes­

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