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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 info@na­turescall­ing.ca 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 till­son­bur­gukulele@gmail.com.

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