NOVEMBER SHOEBOX COLLECTION: Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection Week is Nov 12-18. Boxes for this Samaritan's Purse ministry may be dropped off at Grace Baptist Church, 735 Norfolk St N, Simcoe. Hours are Monday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 noon; and Thursday and Friday 5 to 9 p.m. For more info contact Carol at 519-443-5080. HALL WALKING: Hall walking has returned to Waterford District High School and will run until the end of March under the direction of Stone Bridge Community Services at 519-842-3200-ex 209. Cost is $10 for the five months. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7 ROAST BEEF SUPPER: Waterford Legion Roast Beef Supper will be held Nov. 7 at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $12 per person and includes dessert, coffee and tea. THURSDAY, NOV. 8 REFUGEE COMMITTEE MEETING: The Norfolk Refugee Committee will meet Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at St Mary's Catholic Church Parish Centre, 211 Union Street, Simcoe. New and returning volunteers are invited to learn about working with a new Syrian family of two parents and six children who are expected to arrive in Simcoe by Dec. 31. All new and returning volunteers are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Alma Scovil on behalf of the Norfolk Refugee Committee Executive, 519-4437297, firstname.lastname@example.org.
HISTORY TRIVIA: The Norfolk Historical Society History Trivia Night Fundraiser will be held on Nov. 8 at the Army, Navy & Airforce Unit 255, 53 Water St., Simcoe at 7:30 p.m.. All residents of Norfolk County and beyond are invited to enter a team to impress everyone with their historical knowledge. Each team can be four or five members with an entry fee of $25 per team member or $100. Proceeds from this fundraising event will be directed into the NHS Scholarship and Education Fund. To enter your team please contact Andy Blackwood, ablackwood@ norfolkhistoricalsociety.ca or 519-428-2001. LYNN VALLEY TRAIL AGM: The Lynn Valley Trail Association annual general meeting will be held Nov. 8 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Port Dover Library. Guest speaker will be Claude LaPrairie, who will speak on "Claude (bikes) Across Canada." Light refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more info call Paul Beischlag at 519-583-9386. FRIDAY, NOV. 9, SATURDAY, NOV. 10, SUNDAY, NOV. 11 SALE: Sale of handmade silk and jewelry products including Christmas decor to support the women of Cambodia through Tabitha Cambodia Not For Profit. Dates Nov. 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. and Nov. 10 and 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 100 Race St., Paris. Contact 519442-6368 for more information. FRIDAY, NOV. 9 ROAST BEEF DINNER: The Delhi Legion will be serving a roast beef supper on Nov. 9 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $12 per person. $2 extra for choice of desserts. All welcome. Take outs available. Free home delivery to seniors and shut ins in Delhi. Call by 4 p.m. to order (519-582-2740). FISH AND CHIPS: Waterford Legion Fish N Chips dinner will be held Nov. 9 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Cost for adults is $10.50 for one piece of fish and $14.50 for two pieces. Meal price for children $6. Serving fish, fries, coleslaw and a bun. KARAOKE: Karaoke held at the Waterford Legion on Nov. 9 from 7:30 – 11:30 p.m. DJ is Black Creek. OPEN JAM NIGHT: Everyone welcome to bring an instrument or just come out and listen to the music at open jam night at the Teeterville Legion, 3890 Teeterville Road. For more information 519-443-5588 call, or the visit Legion www. branch526.webs.com. SATURDAY, TRADITIONAL NOV. IRISH 10 MUSIC SESSION Bring your AND dancing CEILI shoes DANCE: and kick Rowan up Canadian your heels Legion at the Branch Port 379 10. No from prior 3 p.m. dance to experience 6 p.m. on Nov. necessary All ages welcome. - instruction Entry provided. fee is a donation information at the contact door. Sara For more Van Hamme gmail.com. at saravanhamme@ MEN'S BREAKFAST:
Charlie Byer will be guest Pastor speaker at the Houghton Men's breakfast on Nov. 10 at 8 a.m. at the Mission on NCR 28, just south of Frogmore. All men are invited to this ecumenical gathering. For more info call 519-875-2279.
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE: The Wagner Memorial, Teeterville Legion Branch 526 in Teeterville would like to welcome the community and area residents to join the Legion. They are having a membership drive Nov. 10 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Legion, 3890 Teeterville Road. The Legion is a community-minded organization which is held together by working together.
FROSTY FAIR: At St James United Church, Simcoe on Nov. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Featuring fabulous door prizes, bake table, penny table, general store, surprise package, and free coffee.
TREASURE MART: The Volunteer Association of the Norfolk General Hospital and Nursing Home present its Treasure Mart sale on Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the Aud, Norfolk County Fairgrounds, Simcoe. Admission $2 (18 and over). There will be books, clothing (boutique, nearly new), baking, crafts, penny table, silent auction, trinkets and treasures. Proceeds will go to hospital medical equipment. For information, contact Julie at 519426-8163. SUNDAY, NOV. 11 BELLS OF PEACE: Waterford Legion Br. 123 in partnership with Legions across Canada will participate in Ringing of Bells of Peace on Nov. 11 at 5:30 p.m. Local churches will ring bells 100 times to commemorate the end of the First World War.
REMEMBRANCE DAY: Waterford Remembrance Day service held Nov. 11 at the cenotaph in Waterford, hosted by Waterford Legion. Begins at 10:30 a.m. Lunch to follow service at Legion Br. 123. MONDAY, NOV. 12 HORTICULUTRAL SOCIETY: Delhi & District Horticultural Society meeting held Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Delhi Friendship Centre, 418 Queen St., Delhi. Guest speaker is Cindy Cartwright on the topic hummingbirds. All welcome to attend. For more information call Donna at 519-582-4523. OTTER VALLEY NATURALISTS: The Otter Valley Naturalists will present The Culture of Bird Watching with guest speaker Paul Nicholson at their meeting on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Straffordville Community Centre. While bird watchers are looking at our birds, is anyone watching the bird watchers? Is there an observable bird watching culture? Do Tilley hats and multipocketed khaki vests have any meaning? Nicholson, lifelong birder and the bird watching columnist for the London Free Press, will share his thoughts and insights on this unusual but interesting theme.
TWILIGHT QUILTERS: Please join the Twilight Quilters Guild at their next meeting on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at Old Windham United Church, 30 Glendale Crescent, Simcoe. Guest speaker is Johanna Masko of The Workroom, Toronto. Guest fee is $5. TUESDAY, NOV. 13
NEWCOMERS: Newcomers & Friends meet Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in St. Paul's Community Hall, Port Dover. Guest speaker is Eleanor Chithalen from the Port Dover Food Bank. All are welcome. Contact Janet Lala 519-5830514. SIMCOE AND DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB FOR RETIRED MEN: Historian Mike McDonnell will speak about the American Civil War in New Mexico at their monthly meeting on Nov. 13, at 10 a.m., in the Muriel Bridge Room at St. James United Church, 150 Colborne St. S., Simcoe. All retired men are welcome. For more information, visit www.simcoeprobusclub. weebly.com or call President Murray Uren at 226-440-2699. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14 BANGERS AND MASH: Simcoe Legion will be serving bangers and mash with peas on Nov. 14 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Served with salad, soup and dessert for $12. CHRISTMAS BAZAAR/ LUNCHEON: At Knox Presbyterian Church, Jarvis on Nov. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch includes soup & sandwich for $8 with door prizes, crafts, loonie table, and bake tables. All welcome. FRIDAY, NOV. 16
DESSERT EUCHRE: South Brant Lioness Club will present dessert euchre on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Oakland Community Centre. Cost is $5. Funds raised go to community projects. For more info call Lioness Dianna Lock at 519-752-3905.
POTTERY SALE: Norfolk Potters' Guild Fall Sale will be held Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 129 Young St., Simcoe. Browse a fine selection of hand-crafted pottery and enjoy some coffee, tea and goodies. Lots of parking and wheelchair accessible. Cash/Cheque/Visa/ Mastercard accepted. SATURDAY, NOV. 17 CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Christmas bazaar at St. Alban's Anglican Church, 19 Talbot Rd., Delhi on Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Features crafts, baking, cabbage rolls, country kitchen, white elephant table, Christmas wreaths and centrepieces, tea tables and door prizes. CRAFT AND BAKE SALE: Craft/ vendor and legion bake sale at South Brant Legion Nov. 17 and Nov. 18. Something for everyone. Location is 72 King Street North, Oakland. Runs from 1 to 4 p.m. No admission charge. Everyone is welcome. Wheelchair access.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Come out and do all your Christmas shopping at a bazaar held Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Teeterville Legion. Lots of vendors. To be a vendor please contact the Legion at 3890 Teeterville Road, Teeterville. For more info call the Legion 519-443-5588 or visit www. branch526.webs.com.
CHILI SUPPER: Marburg Hall hosts its fall chili supper on Nov. 17 from 4:30-7 p.m. Hearty chili & dessert. Adults - $8 Children (512yrs) - $5 Located at 1345 Lynn Valley Rd. Wheelchair accessible.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 155 Colborne St. N., Simcoe (corner of Union and Colborne) will be holding a Christmas bazaar on Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Baking, cabbage rolls, crafts, gently used clothing, coffee corner, and much more.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: St. Paul's Anglican Church Hall, St George St, Port Dover, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A chili lunch will be served. Highlights include white elephant and penny tables plus bake table. Face painting available. Everyone welcome. SUNDAY, NOV. 18
HOUSE TOUR: The Waterford Lionness Christmas House Tour will be held Nov. 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. followed by tea at the Waterford Community Centre from 3 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person. Call 519-443-0729 or 519-443-7435. THURSDAY, NOV. 22 NORFOLK HISTORICAL SOCIETY GALLERY TALK:
Canadians in the American Civil War, with speaker Mike McDonnell, Nov. 22, 7 p.m. at Eva Brook Donly Museum and Archives, Simcoe. NHS members free, guests by donation. Come find out why so many Canadians fought for the USA. SATURDAY, NOV. 24 SHOW AND SALE: The Artist Workshop, 95 Pond St., Simcoe will hold a show and sale Nov. 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Paintings, drawings, artisans, crafts, free art books, refreshments. For more information go to www. artistworkshop@norfolkcounty. ca.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Catholic Women's League Annual Christmas Bazaar is on Nov. 24 at 110 Adams Ave., Delhi, in the church hall, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bingo at 7 p.m. Free admission, with lots of parking and elevator inside north side entrance by office/breezeway. Everyone welcome. Featuring luncheon table (soup and sandwich), handcrafted items, country store/homemade goodies/bake table, white elephant table, tinfoil draws, 50/50 and special draws.
MUSIC: John Atlee will perform at South Brant Legion, 72 King Street North, Oakland, on Nov, 24 at 8 p.m. All are welcome. No cover charge. ONGOING
SOUP KITCHEN: St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen is open for another season. The soup kitchen serves a hot, nutritious, three course meal to anyone in need of a meal. The meals are served Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The soup kitchen is located in the Knights of Columbus hall at 43 Kent St. S. (the corner of Kent and Peel Streets) in Simcoe. All are welcome.
NEEDLE ARTS: Norfolk's Own Needle Arts Guild meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month at the Norfolk General Hospital Nursing Home Activity Room, Elgin St. in Simcoe from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. All welcome. For more information call Libby 519426-8693 or Lotte 519-426-3251.
BINGO LIVE: Play Bingo Live every Thursday night. Broadcast on Eastlink Channel 10 and NorDel Channel 5. Enjoy 5 games for $1 all from the comfort of home; proceeds support Alzheimer Society. For more info, call 519428-7771.
SENIOR EVENTS: For Seniors 50+ at the Delhi Senior Friendship Centre 418 Queen St. Delhi. Mondays 9:30 Strength Exercise; Mondays 12 noon – Cards $2; Tuesdays 9:30 Dance Fitness (free to members); Tuesdays 12 noon – Men's Billiards $2; Wednesdays 12:30 Acrylic Painting Class $5; Thursdays 9:30 Senior Exercise (free to members). Membership $20 annually. Contact Rose Aelterman 582-3881 for more info. EUCHRE IN DELHI: Euchre enthusiasts are invited to attend the weekly euchre tournaments that are held every Thursday night in the Black Forest Lounge at the Delhi German Home, corner of James Street and
Argyle must be Avenue ready to in Delhi. shuffle Players and deal at 7 p.m. For more information, call 519-582-0274. CATCH THE ACE: Waterford Legion is holding a Catch The Ace draw. Draws will be held each Friday night at 7:15 p.m. in the clubroom. SOUTH BRANT LEGION ALL YOU CAN EAT BRUNCH: Last Sunday of the month except December. Runs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Adults $10; children ages 5-12 $5; children under 5 - free.South Brant Legion is located at 72 King Street North, Oakland. FISH & CHIPS AND NELSON FAMILY JAM SESSION: Every 1st & 3rd Friday of the month at South Brant Legion, 72 King Street North, Oakland. Eat in or take out fish and chips from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call 519-446-0011. Jam starts at 8 p.m. Everyone welcome. LADIES' BIBLE STUDY: At Waterford Bible Church. Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday morning of each month from September until June. Runs from 10 to 11:30. All ladies welcome for a time of light refreshments and studying God's Word. Please, use the door facing Main Street. For further information, please, contact the church office at 519-443-2038. FREE CLOTHING: Waterford Community Clothes Closet offers free good used clothing and some miscellaneous items at Waterford Bible Church (68 Main Street S.). Fall hours - Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Please, use the ground-level entrance facing the parking lot.
SUPPORT GROUP: Alienated Grandparents Anonymous (AGA) support group has a new chapter in Norfolk-Brantford & surrounding area. They meet the second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 7 to 9 p.m.. Meetings are free. They offer support, ways to cope with the sadness and stress of not being able to see your grandchildren. Group also keeps you abreast of any law changes. They also work to change the laws both federal and provincial. All welcome- A safe place to share! Email hamiltonburlingtonaga@cogeco. ca for meeting place in Simcoe. MOM'S GROUP: Waterford Mom's Group from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. If you are caring for young children or just want to hang out with some other moms, then this is the place for you! Group meets at Waterford Bible Church on Main Street (between the Old Town Hall and the Post Office) the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Volunteers supervise the children while the moms enjoy light refreshments and visit. For further information contact Karen (email@example.com). FISH AND CHIPS: South Brant Legion Fish and Chips Night every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at 72 King Street North, Oakland. Come in or take out. To place orders ahead call 519-446-0011 after 4 p.m. Serving time 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. or while food available. FREE CLOTHING: Good used clothing for free at Boston Baptist Church on County Rd.19 in the portable every Saturday morning from 10 a.m. until noon except holiday weekends. SELF-HELP PROGRAM: Do you think you have a gambling problem? If so, you are not alone. Members of a self-help program meet every Friday afternoon at St. James United Church, 150 Colborne St., S. in Simcoe at 2 p.m. No stairs. For more info call 519-718-2777. TOPS: Do you need a support group to help you on your weight loss journey? Waterford TOPS ON3924 is there for you. Feel free to join them every Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. at the Old Town Hall for their regular weigh-ins and meeting. TOPS stands for taking off pounds sensibly. Why not check them out? Your first meeting is complimentary. New members welcome. For more information contact Ann at 519-443-6988.