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Septem­ber 16

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.

Septem­ber 16-17

Amer­i­can Civil War Reen­act­ment: 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, ($7 ad­mis­sion) 1371 Char­lot­teville #7 Rd. Con­tact us at info@na­turescall­ing.ca or 519-410-7376. All Na­ture’s Call­ing events by do­na­tion (sug­gest $10 per fam­ily).

Septem­ber 17

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!

Septem­ber 19

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. Al­pha Course: The fol­low­ing lo­cal churches are putting on The Al­pha Course (www.al­pha­canada.org) to al­low the most con­ve­nient choices for the pub­lic. Till­son­burg’s Al­pha Cour­ses start Sept. 19, Tues­days 7-9 p.m. St. An­drew’s Pres­by­te­rian Church, con­tact Paul (519) 550-6767; Sept. 20, Wed­nes­days 6-8 p.m. at Bethel Church, con­tact Brent (519) 842-9401; Sept. 21, Thurs­day 12-2:30 p.m. at St. John’s Angli­can Church, con­tact Lau­rel (519) 842-9416; Thurs­day 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Up­per Deck Youth Cen­tre (Youth Al­pha), con­tact Julie (519) 688-2266; and Thurs­day 6-9 p.m. at The Car­riage Hall - with First Bap­tist Church, con­tact Jan­ice (519) 842-6543.

Septem­ber 20

129th Lang­ton Fall Fair: Wed­nes­day, Sept. 20, at the Lang­ton Arena and Sports Com­plex. Pa­rade at 11 a.m., Open­ing Cer­e­monies to fol­low. Adult and School Ex­hibits, Baby Show, Car Show, To­bacco Hand Ty­ing Con­test and more. Noon lun­cheon at the Lang­ton Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. For prize lists or ven­dor info please call 519-875-2973 or 519-875-2559.

Septem­ber 23

2nd An­nual Till­son­burg zom­bie Ad­ven­ture: Sept. 23, 1-5 p.m. at Memo­rial Park, lo­cated at 46 San­ders Street, Till­son­burg. This event keeps grow­ing! This year we are pleased to open the park to ev­ery­one free of charge to cheer on our Ad­ven­tur­ers as they set out and re­turn from the Zom­bie in­vaded trail. There will be free fam­ily ac­tiv­i­ties in the park and food ven­dors avail­able. Zom­bie Ad­ven­ture tick­ets are Adults $20 (in ad­vance) or $25 at the event; Chil­dren $5 (12 and un­der); Fam­i­lies $40 (2 adults, 2 chil­dren) ad­vance only. For more in­for­ma­tion and tick­ets con­tact: till­son­burg zom­bie ad­ven­ture@gmail.com or find us on Face­book at Till­son­burg Zom­bie

Ad­ven­ture. Com­mu­nity Break­fast: Satur­day, Sept. 23, 8-10 a.m. at Com­mu­nity of Christ, Cul­lo­den Rd and Eden Line, $6. Pro­ceeds to lo­cal schools for healthy snack pro­gram. Till­son­burg Right To Life Event: Join us for our an­nual Walk For Life Satur­day, Sept. 23 with reg­is­tra­tion be­gin­ning at 9:30 a.m. at the Till­son­burg Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Hardy Ave. en­trance. This cel­e­bra­tion of life is also the ma­jor fundraiser for our lo­cal Right to Life. For more in­for­ma­tion call Bon­nie De Decker at 519-913-3533.

Septem­ber 24

Robert Michaels Con­cert: Juno award win­ner Robert Michaels - this multi-gold and plat­inum sell­ing record­ing artist, gui­tarist and vo­cal­ist, per­forms at St.Paul’s United Church Sun­day, Sept. 24, at 2:30 p.m. Tick­ets $25, avail­able church of­fice 519-6880011, Diane Par­nell 519-688-3280, or Sta­tion Arts Cen­ter 519-842-6151.

Septem­ber 25

Adult Fel­low­ship com­mu­nity night: Mon­day, Sept. 25, 7 p.m. Harry San­ders, vet­eran, will talk about four-and-a-half years at sea dur­ing World War II. First Bap­tist Church, lower au­di­to­rium, el­e­va­tor. All wel­come, for more info con­tact Gary 519 842-5446.

Septem­ber 27

Mod­ern Square Danc­ing: For fun, fit­ness and friend­ship set to mu­sic give mod­ern square danc­ing a try with Tri-County Squares on Sept. 27 and/or Oct. 4 from 7:30-9 p.m. New dancers free. Till­son­burg Se­nior Cen­tre, 45 Hardy. Con­tact 519-8429212 or dndahm@sym­pa­tico.ca.

Septem­ber 28

clog­ging: Be­gin­ner adult clog­ging classes start Thurs­day, Sept. 28. For more in­for­ma­tion phone 519-8422120 be­fore Sept. 1.

Septem­ber 29

Cel­e­brate Till­son­burg: Come out and see all that your town - Till­son­burg - has to of­fer. Ser­vice groups, churches, all types of com­mu­nity ser­vices for chil­dren, youth, fam­i­lies and se­niors. Town Cen­tre Mall, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Donna Acre at Sal­va­tion Army 519-842-4447. St. Paul’s Pa Day­camp: St. Paul’s United Church, 88 Bidwell St., is of­fer­ing its PA day­camp again this fall and win­ter. Sept. 29 theme is Lost At Sea, 8:30-4 p.m. We pro­vide snacks, mu­sic, games, crafts and FUN. You pro­vide their lunch. $10 per child. Spa­ces limited, call to reg­is­ter to­day 519-688-0011 or www.stpaulsunit­ed­church.info and go into Kid­stown. Pa Day At Till­son­burg Se­nior cen­tre: Have a ‘grand’ time on your next PA Day! Grab a grand­par­ent and join us at the Till­son­burg Se­nior Cen­tre for FREE, fun and in­ter­ac­tive pro­gram­ming. Half-day pro­grams in­clude arts and crafts, fit­ness, games and healthy lunch - all free. Open to el­e­men­tary school aged chil­dren (must be ac­com­pa­nied by a grand­par­ent age 50-plus). Reg­is­ter by call­ing 688-2520, space is limited. Pro­grams of­fered Sept. 29, Oct. 27, Nov. 17 and Jan. 19.

Septem­ber 30

Har­vest Friend­ship din­ner: St. John’s Angli­can Church, Till­son­burg on Satur­day, Sept. 30, hosted by Angli­can Women and Youth at 5:30 p.m. Menu in­cludes BBQ smoked pork chop, roasted veg­eta­bles, baked beans and ap­ple crisp. Ad­vance tick­ets only $20 (519-550-3955).

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