Too good to miss
For nonprofit, charity or fundraising events in Hamilton and area. Deadline is two weeks prior to publication. Submit your Too Good To Miss events on our website. Click on Event Listings at thespec.com. If you have difficulties or questions, call 905-526-
Crime Stoppers, Hamilton invites applications from members of the Hamilton community to become members of the volunteer Board of Directors. Crime Stoppers business office 546-4808 or firstname.lastname@example.org Dundas Community Services are looking for volunteers to join their program, matching volunteers and seniors based on compatible interests and personalities. Volunteers offer friendship and meaningful interactions to individuals who are socially isolated. 627-5461 N2N is looking for tutors. Reading Program takes place during the school day. Weekly commitment of two hours allows you to share your joy of reading and provide one to one support for students in Grades 1 to 4 in Mountain area schools. 574-1334
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic is looking for people of African descent who are interested in being a part of our Together We Rise Advisory Committee. If you are hoping to contribute to your community by fighting against antiBlack racism and promoting access to justice, we want to hear from you. Judy MacKay, email@example.com or 527-4572
N2N is looking for tutors in their math program which takes place after school, two times a week at Annunciation of Our Lord School. Weekly commitment of 1.5 hours allows you to share your math skills with small groups of Grade 7 and 8 students. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 574-1334 Dundas Community Services needs Meals on Wheels volunteers. Have two hours at lunch time to spare to help deliver meals to local seniors? Monday to Friday. 627-5461
YWCA Seniors Peer Connector Program is recruiting volunteers that are 55+ to provide friendly home visits to isolated seniors. A two-hour visit once a week can help seniors increase their social interactions and community participation. Info: Shannon: 522-9922 ext. 316 or email@example.com Welcome Inn Community Centre, needs volunteers in the food bank to assist people to access good, healthy food, create a friendly, welcoming environment, process food requests and help stock shelves. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or 525-5824
New Horizons Thrift Store volunteers needed, to join our volunteer team and assist with all aspects of running the shop, and creating a friendly, welcoming environment. No experience necessary. Email: email@example.com or 525-5824 VON Hamilton is looking for volunteers to deliver hot and frozen meals weekdays over the lunch hour. Two hours per week is all that is needed. Meals go out from 3 locations — downtown, Stoney Creek and the mountain. Drivers and servers are required. Call 905529-0700 ext. 2251 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dundas Community Services Assisted Transportation Program is looking for drivers to drive seniors and person with disabilities in Dundas to medical appointments or grocery shopping. Flexible schedule. Mileage paid. Info: Ariel, 627-5461.
ASIST, Nov. 9 and 10, applied suicide intervention skills training, Bay Gardens Community Room, 947 Rymal Rd. E. $150 pp, $75 students. Register: Tracy at email@example.com Carbohydrates, Nov. 13, 9 a.m. St. Joseph’s Healthcare, 2757 King St. E. Learn which foods have carbohydrates and how counting carbohydrates can help control your blood sugar. $3/half-hour on-site parking. Free street parking available. Register: 573-4819 Networking with Job Developers, Nov. 12, 9:30 a.m. Goodwill Career Centre, 1050 Upper Gage Ave. Job search and share job leads. 5268488
St. Joseph’s Healthcare, West 5th, offers a 6-week memory and Aging program for adults 65 and older. Learn about normal memory changes with age, practical strategies to improve everyday memory. Starts Nov. 16, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and January. $40 workbook. Register
by Nov. 9: 522-1155, ext. 36254. Teen Grief Relief, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. Village of Wentworth Heights, 1620 Upper Wentworth St. Free 8-week support group for teens grieving the loss of someone special. Friends in Grief. Register by Sept. 28. 318-0059
Hamilton Quilters Guild, Nov. 14, 7 p.m. Church of the Resurrection, 435 Mohawk Rd. W. Guests $5, annual membership $35. Hamilton Naturalists Club, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd. W. Speaker: Diane Saxe, overview of the Ontario Environmental Bill of Rights. Stoney Creek Garden Club, Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m. Church of Our Saviour The Redeemer, 25 Lake Ave. S. Annual Potluck supper and AGM. Guests: $2. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Hamilton Women’s Connection, Nov. 13, 9:15 a.m. Michelangelo Banquet Centre, 1555 Upper Ottawa St. Speaker: Suzanne Baresich, classical and contemporary musician, A Woman for All Seasons. $16. 575-0607
CanAuthors Meeting, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m. One Duke Restaurant and Lounge, 1 Duke St. Email email@example.com to be added to the mailing list to receive detailed info on future events.
The Trump Talks, free public lecture series, Nov. 14, 7 p.m. McMaster Centre for Continuing Education, 1 James St. N. Speaker: Dr. George Breckenridge, discusses how President Donald Trump has changed American politics 5234444.
Ontario Lung Support Group, Nov. 15, 3 p.m. Les Chater Family YMCA, 356 Rymal Rd. E. A diagnosis of lung disease brings endless questions and concerns. You’re not alone. Bring your caregivers and join us. Free. 289-440-5899 Holodomor Mobile Classroom, Nov. 16, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Church, 15 St. Olga St. Learn about the Holodomor Genocide — Famine 19321933 which killed millions of Ukrainians
Head of the Lake Historical Society, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. Coach House, Dundurn Castle, 610 York Blvd. Speaker: Jonathan Vance, tales of Canada’s role in peace just after the Great War.
Valley Town Toastmasters, Nov. 15, 7 p.m. Dundas Town Hall, lower level, 60 Main St., Dundas. Topic: World Kindness Week. valleytowntoastmasters.com
Friends of Battlefield, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., Nash Jackson House, Battlefield Park Stoney Creek. Speaker, John Allen, Grimsby Beach, Then & Now. Non-members $2. Hamilton #1 Toastmasters, Nov. 12, 7 p.m. downtown YMCA, 79 James St. S., Paddy Cline room. Builds confidence, communication and leadership skills. hamiltonno1toastmastersclubs.org 3088043
Gentle Fit Fun and Brunch, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. Glanbrook Arena, 4300 Binbrook Rd. Adapted exercises for older adults. Exercises done standing or sitting. $8. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday Game Night, Nov. 9, 6:30 p.m. Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 616 Dundas St. E., Waterdown. Bring your favourite game for the open house evening. Don’t have games? We have extras. 689-7796
The Soap Kitchen, Nov. 13, 9:30 a.m. Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, 61 Mohawk Rd. W. Make and take laundry soap workshop, free. Supplies provided. Email: email@example.com
Tower Poetry, Nov. 10, 2 p.m. Westdale Library, 955 King St. W. A forum to have your poetry peer reviewed. 546-3456
Tea and Talk, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. Stoney Creek United Church, 1 King St. W. Community gathering, coffee also available.
St. Anthony of Padua CWL Bingo, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. Church Hall, 830 Barton St. E.
Trivia Night, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. Dundas Legion, 280 King St. W. 627-7221
Friendship Club, Shuffleboard, Wednesdays 1 p.m. 327-5783. Progressive Euchre, 1 p.m. Thursdays. 388-5075, Mountain Arena, 25 Hester St.
Stitch and Chatter, Nov. 13, 10 a.m. St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr., Waterdown. Bring knitting, crocheting, crafting for coffee and conversation. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Steel City Wheelers, social, learn how to dance, no experience necessary, Nov. 14, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 34 Ottawa St. N. Recreational opportunities for persons with disabilities. 662-6186 or visit: scwheelers.wix.com/steel-citywheelers
DuBay Band, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. 447 Wing RCAF Association, 3210 Homestead Dr., Mount Hope. 289-280-0157
Lisa Klassen Band, country music, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. 447 Wing RCAF Association, 3210 Homestead Dr., Mount Hope. 289-280-0157 Reflections, dance, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m. Club Room, Branch 163 Legion, 435 Limeridge Rd. E. $5 members $6 nonmembers. 387-4515 Euchre, Thursdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Hester Street Arena. Barb: 3885075
Shuffleboard, Wednesdays 1 to 4 p.m. Hester Street Arena. Roy: 389-3982.
Joe Tucker, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. Legion Branch 58, 1180 Barton St. E., $5. 544-6385
Roast Beef Dinner, Nov. 11, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Christ Church, Woodburn, 1307 Woodburn Rd., Binbrook. Take out available, $18, children 5 to 12, $7. 692-4377 Roast Beef Dinner, Nov. 11, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Copetown Community Centre and Lion’s Club, 1950 Governor’s Rd. Tickets at the door $18, children 5 to 12, $8. 628-1531 Roast Beef Supper, Nov. 14, 5 to 8 p.m. Merritt’s United Church, 707 Church Rd. West Lincoln. $15, children 6 to 12 $4, 5 and under free. Take out available.
Annual Scotch Supper, Nov. 14, 5 to 7 p.m. Kirkwall Presbyterian Church, 1545 Kirkwall Rd., Flamborough. Ham, scalloped potatoes, baked beans, haggis and more. Tickets at the door: $18, children under 12 $7.
Community Food Advisors, Nov. 15, 7 p.m. Turner Park Library, 352 Rymal Rd. E. Chop, grate, peel and stir your way to healthy eating. Free. Email:email@example.com Loonie Lunch, Nov. 14, noon to 1 p.m. St. Andrew’s United Church, 479 Upper Paradise Rd. Nutritious lunch for a loonie or donation. 383-7411
Jammin’ Breakfast, Nov. 10, 8 to 11 a.m. Bowman United Church, 880 Garner Rd. E., Ancaster. $10. Bring your own musical talent. Community Lunch, Nov. 14, noon to 1 p.m. Church of the Resurrection, Canterbury Room, 435 Mohawk Rd. W. Delicious and nutritious lunch served Wednesday. Donations appreciated.
Fish and Chips, Nov. 9, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fish ($9) or Chicken ($8), and chip dinner, Dundas Legion, 280 King St. W., Dundas. Eat in or take out. 627-7221
Fish Fry, Fridays, 4 to 7 p.m. $5.75 to $10. Branch 163 Legion, 435 Limeridge Rd. Karaoke with Annette, 7:30 p.m. 387-4515
Fish Fry, Nov. 9, 4 to 7 p.m. Branch 622 Legion, 12 King St. E., Stoney Creek. $11, dessert $2 extra. One piece dinner $9, chicken strips available. 662-4171
Fish and Chips, Nov. 9, 4 to 6 p.m. Branch 58 Legion, 1180 Barton St. E. Fish, chicken wings, deep fried pickle. Small $7.50, large $9. Karaoke with Jane, 7:30 p.m. Meat Draw, Nov. 10, 4 p.m. Tickets: 3 for $2. 544-6385
SALES AND MORE
Ancaster Agricultural Society Fundraising Garage Sale, Nov. 10, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ancaster Fair Grounds, Concession Building, 630 Trinity Rd.
Jewelry and Giant Book Sale, Nov. 16, 6 to 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 17, 9 a.m. to noon. St. John Parish Hall, 37 Halson St., Ancaster.
Norfolk Potters’ Guild Fall Sale, Nov. 16, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Nov. 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. First Baptist Church, 129 Young St., Simcoe.
Free Fall Indoor Walking Program, Nov. 15, 9 a.m. Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre, 10 Market St. S. Dundas 55+ indoor walking program Thursdays to end the of November. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Steeltown Stair Climb, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. Jackson Square, 100 King St. W. Indoor stair climb in support of vital life-saving lung health research. $28, ages 19 or younger $19. Email: email@example.com
Lady Hamilton Club Walking Tour, Nov. 9, 2 p.m. Visitor Centre, Lister Block, 28 James St. N. Tour is 1.5 hours and 1.5 km. Free. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Knot A Breast, Rock ’N’ Jeans Fundraiser, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 163, 435 Limeridge Rd. E. Entertainment by Freedom Train. Knot A Breast is a floating support group providing hope and encouragement to those living with breast cancer. Tickets: $30. 389-6615
Screening of “Score a Film Music
Documentary,” Nov. 9, 8 p.m. McMaster University LIVELab, 1280 Main St. W. Documentary takes viewers behind the scenes to see how music for Hollywood movies is created. $15. 289-335-0870 Realtors 4Kids Charity Auction, Nov. 15, 5:30 p.m. Michelangelo Banquet Centre, 1555 Upper Ottawa St. Tickets: $75. Supports the CHML/y108/953 fresh fm children's fund. 529-8101
Glendale Secondary Indigo Coffee House Fundraiser, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. Indigo, Heritage Green, 1783 Stone Church Rd. E. Twenty per cent of proceeds help buy new books. Email: email@example.com
Holiday House Tour, Nov. 9 to 11, Junior League of Hamilton-Burlington. Tickets: $30 in advance $35 at the door. Junior league.ca or 289337-9526
Commonwealth of Dominica Association Hamilton, Marketplace and Cultural Show and Dance, Nov. 10, 3 p.m. Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, 821 Upper Wentworth St. Tickets: $575-4042, 387-5112 Stories in Stone, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. Hamilton Cemetery Historical Walking Tours. Veterans Tours. Free. Gatehouse, 777 York Blvd. Hamilton 1st Tour. Approximately 2 hours, hosted by Robin McKee. 544-9559
Messy Church, Nov. 9, noon. St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr., Waterdown. Children are to be accompanied by an adult. Crafts, songs, games, worship, dinner. Free-will donations accepted. 689-6223
Imagination Stations, Nov. 10, 10:30 a.m. Dundas Library, 18 Ogilvie St. Build, create and play with a variety of educational kits and resources. Ages 4 to 12. Free. 6273507
Cheers to Victory, Nov. 9, 6 to 10 p.m. Music presentation. Participation is by donation. Ages 19 and over. Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Blvd. 546-2872 Gallery Turner Park, exhibition of vintage aviation photography by Anita Thomas to the end of November. Turner Park Library, 352 Rymal Rd. E. 546-4790
YWCA Lunch and Learn, Nov. 9, 12:30 p.m. Flamborough Seniors Centre, 163 Dundas St. E., Flamborough. Free lunch and learn on physical and mental health dangers of isolation. RSVP: 546-2424 Dundas Senior Centre, is looking for new members, openings in bridge, bingo, euchre, bid euchre, cribbage and snooker. Open Monday to Friday, other activities and social events. 10 Market St. Membership $15 annually. 627-1544 Seniors Talk and Tea, Nov. 9, 2 p.m. Stage Door, FirstOntario Concert Hall, 10 MacNab St. S. HPO composer in-residence Abigail Richardson-Schutte. $12. 526-7756 Beginners Restorative Yoga, Nov. 14, 12:30 p.m. S.I.M. Gym, St. Joseph’s Villa, 56 Governor’s Rd., Dundas. $4 non-members. 6273541 ext. 2109
Cannabis Legalization and How it Can Affect You, Nov. 14, 9:30 p.m. Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre, 622 Alberton Rd. S. 5462999
Free Seniors Exercises, Nov. 15, 8:45 a.m. St. Joseph’s Healthcare, 100 West 5th St. Class focuses on movement, range of motion, balance and stretches in seated or standing position. 522-1155 ext. 38756
Bid Euchre 1 p.m. and table shuffleboard 1 p.m. Tuesdays. Bid Euchre $3.25, shuffleboard $2. Stoney Creek Club 60, 6 King St. W. 9307818
Albertones Looking for New Members, Nov. 14, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre, 622 Alberton Rd. S. Gentlemen who enjoy singing, can join a four-part harmony male chorus that practice and perform in the community. Info: 546-2999
St. Eugene’s Over 50 Euchre/ Bingo, Nov. 15, 1 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church Hall, 1907 King St. E. Yearly membership $7, $3 weekly entrance fee. 730-0318
Hamilton Military Museum, Nov. 10, noon to 4 p.m. Peace at Last: A Centennial Celebration. Special display acknowledges the struggle of men and women in their work toward peace. Dundurn National Historic Site, 610 York Blvd. Free. 546-2872 hamilton.ca/militarymuseum