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SEPTEMBER SEPTEMBER 14
THE BREAST SHOW IN TOWN: This community event raises awareness that cancer is preventable. Now, with one out of every two people experiencing some form of cancer, is the time to reduce your risk! Did you know that breast cancer now affects men, women and children of all ages? Come, to gain information on integrative approaches from the professionals. A great evening of speakers, exhibitors, vendors, draws and more, is planned at North Broadway Baptist Church, Tillsonburg, Thursday, Sept. 14, 5-10 p.m. Cost is $5 per person at the door. A portion of proceeds will be to benefit the healing work of Son-flower Stables in Otterville.
Meals on Wheels Fundraising Dinner: 1st Annual MSC Good Food For Life at Burning Kiln Winery, Thursday, September 14. Wine and cheese tasting at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. $100/ticket. Featuring silent and live wine auctions. Limited number of outdoor suites available at Long Point Eco Adventure. Tickets at www.eventbrite. ca. For more information contact Angela at 519-842-9008 ext150.
Arts, Crafts, Food Sale: Saturday, Sept. 16, 9 a.m. to noon. Baldwin Place Rec Centre, 142 Weston Road. Start your Christmas shopping early! Enjoy our homemade food items!! Free admittance - all welcome.
Canadian Association of Veterans of United Nations: Fall meeting will be at the Chapter Meeting Room, 207 Talbot Street, Courtland, on Sept. 16, 10:30 a.m. (look for the sign). All UN/ NATO veterans welcome. A veterans group run by and for veterans. Call Stu at 519-670-7421 for more info.
American Civil War Re-enactment: South Norwich Historical Society and Canadians in the Grand Army of the Republic present the annual American Civil War Re-enactment Sept. 16-17 at the Otterville Station/Woodlawn Centre, Main St. W., Otterville. Civil War skirmishes Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. The encampment is open to the public each day between 10 and 4. Candlelight tour Saturday at 7 p.m. Military, civilian, medical demonstrations, and period merchants. Discover how this conflict affected Canadians and how it led to Canada’s Confederation. Food booth on site both days.
Shinin’ Times - A Mountain Man Rendezvous: Saturday, Sept. 16 and Sunday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. hosted by Nature’s Calling Environmental Education. Canada’s mountain men and fur-traders lived as one with nature. This unique historical re-enactment of “rendezvous” will have re-enactors competing in challenges that include archery, tomahawk throwing, knife tossing, fire starting and trap setting. Visitors can participate in traditional games like the frying pan toss, tug of war, “anything in a skirt” egg toss, obstacle courses and more! Storytelling and yarns, fur-trapper lingo, various demonstrations of how mountain men lived and more at the Wagon Wheel Produce and Corn Maze, 1371 Charlotteville #7 Rd. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-4107376. All events by donation (suggest $10 per family).
Chicken Barbeque: St. Paul’s United Church, Tillsonburg will be holding a Chicken Barbeque on Sunday, Sept. 17 from 5-6:30 p.m. at St Paul’s United Church, 88 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg. Cost is $16 for half a chicken including delicious homemade pies for dessert. Children 12 and under $9, 5 years and under free. Tickets available at Coward Pharmacy and Church Office, 519 688-0011 as well as members of St. Paul’s AOTS (As One That Serves) Men’s Group. Takeout available!
Beginner’s Ukulele Class: Learn to play “The Happiest Instrument on Earth” in a fun group setting with the Tillsonburg Uke Society. A 10-week session will be held at the Station Arts Centre, 41 Bridge Street W, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday nights in the Red Station Room. Open to players aged 10 to 110! Two experienced instructors will provide all learning material. All you need to bring is your own ukulele. For more information email email@example.com.