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CHRIST­MAS TREES: Townsend Lions Club is sell­ing Christ­mas trees at Lions Ball Park. Sales run Mon­day-Fri­day from noon to 6 p.m. and Satur­day-Sun­day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cost is $45 for a Fraser fir, 6-8 feet tall. For more info call 519-427-4471.

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.

TAI CHI: Cana­dian Tai Chi Academy Simcoe has Tues­day and Thurs­day classes at St. John's Par­ish Hall, 833 Nor­folk St. South, Be­gin­ner classes 9-10 a.m. Con­tin­u­ing classes 9:30-11:30 a.m. Call Brenda 519-428-9260 for more info.

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.

CHOIR: Shout Sis­ter Choir Nor­folk meets ev­ery Wed­nes­day evening (Sept.-June) from 7-9 p.m. at St. James United Church, 150 Col­borne St South, Simcoe. Ev­ery­one is wel­come. They don't au­di­tion and they don't read mu­sic.

MIND, BODY, FIT­NESS: Mind Body Spirit Fit­ness Pro­gram for cancer sur­vivors held Mon­days and Wed­nes­days, 2-3 p.m. at Old Wind­ham United Church on Glen­dale Cres­cent in Simcoe. Free in­di­vid­u­al­ized pro­gram­ming for all cancer sur­vivors. Con­tact Lau­rie Nigh, Pi­lates with Lau­rie 519-4263880 for more in­for­ma­tion.


TUR­KEY SUP­PER: Water­ford Le­gion Tur­key Sup­per with all the fix'ns will be held Dec. 5. Serv­ing at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $12 and in­cludes dessert, cof­fee and tea.


WING NIGHT: Wing night will be held at the Simcoe Le­gion, 200 West St., Simcoe on Dec. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. Cost is $9 for 1-pound of wings or $22 for 24 wings. French fries also avail­able.

WINGS AND THINGS: The Teeter­ville Le­gion will be host­ing a Wings & Things Pub Night on Dec. 7. Serv­ing starts at 7 p.m. un­til sold out. Le­gion is lo­cated at 3890 Teeter­ville Road, Teeter­ville. For more in­for­ma­tion call the le­gion at 519-443-5588 or visit www.teeter­ville­

CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: Nor­folk Hospi­tal Nurs­ing Home Christ­mas Bazaar will be held Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the NHNH Ac­tiv­ity Room, 365 West Street, Simcoe. Sale in­cludes raf­fles, penny ta­ble, sewing, crafts, baked goods and cab­bage rolls. Ven­dors in­clude Nor­wex, Farm HER Cus­toms, Tup­per­ware, jewelry, Thirty One, Sweet Legs, Mur­ray's Syrup and more. All pro­ceeds to NHNH actvi­ties. SATUR­DAY, DEC. 8

MEN'S BREAK­FAST: The Houghton Men's break­fast will be at 8 a.m. on Dec. 8 at the Mission, 1156 NCR 28. The pro­gram will be ‘Christ­mas'. All men are in­vited to this ec­u­meni­cal gath­er­ing. For more info call 5190-875-2279. CHRIST­MAS AT WOOD­HOUSE: Fea­tur­ing Tia McGraff and Tommy Parham on Dec. 8. Doors open at 6 p.m. Per­for­mance be­gins at 7 p.m. Tick­ets are $20 each and are avail­able by call­ing Paul Mal­com­son at 519-428-2827. Wood­house United Church is lo­cated at 2164 Hwy 24 South, Simcoe.

SUN­DAY, DEC. 9 CHRIST­MAS CON­CERT: Port Dover Lions Club pre­sents A Christ­mas Con­cert on Dec. 9 from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Port Dover Light­house Fes­ti­val Theatre. Fea­tur­ing the Ge­orge Rose 17-piece big band. Tick­ets $25 avail­able at the theatre box of­fice or by call­ing 519-583-2221. Phone and credit card or­ders ac­cepted. OLD TIME CHRIST­MAS: Fea­tur­ing the lively sounds of the Scott Woods Band on Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. at the Bur­ford Agri­cul­tural Pav­il­ion, 6 Park Ave., Bur­ford. Tick­ets are $25 for adults and $10 for chil­dren. Call 519-449-5649 for tick­ets and more in­for­ma­tion. All pro­ceeds go to sup­port­ing the on­go­ing min­istries of Bur­ford United Church.

SUN­DAY BRUNCH: Water­ford Le­gion Brunch will be held Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. un­til noon. Cost is $11 for adults and $5 for chil­dren un­der 12. Eggs and omelettes made to or­der.

MON­DAY, DEC. 10 QUIL­TER'S GUILD: Twi­light Quil­ter's Guild meets Dec. 10 start­ing at 7 p.m. at Old Wind­ham United Church, 30 Glen­dale Cres­cent, Simcoe. Guest speaker is Car­rie Wool­ley, shep­herdess. Join them be­fore the meet­ing at 6 p.m. for their Christ­mas min­gle. Guest fee $5.

HOR­TI­CUL­TURAL SOCIETY: Delhi & Dis­trict Hor­ti­cul­tural Society meet­ing Dec. 10 at the Delhi Friend­ship Cen­tre, 418 Queen St., Delhi. This is the group's an­nual gen­eral meet­ing that in­cludes awards, elec­tions, in­stal­la­tion of di­rec­tors and potluck sup­per at 6 p.m. Bring your favourite dish to share and your own plate, cut­lery and mug. All wel­come to come. For more in­for­ma­tion call Donna at 519-582-4523. OT­TER VAL­LEY NAT­U­RAL­ISTS: Will meet Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Straf­fordville Com­mu­nity Cen­tre for the an­nual mem­ber's night. Those at­tend­ing will en­joy your ob­ser­va­tions and mem­o­ries of Na­ture. Bring ar­ti­cles, pic­tures (no more than a dozen) or short video clips on a mem­ory stick, or other items you think would be of in­ter­est. Please limit your pre­sen­ta­tion to 10 or 15 min­utes. The group's first silent Auc­tion will be held at this meet­ing. Books, bird houses, bat houses, pic­tures, plants are just an ex­am­ple of a few items, but any­thing goes. TUES­DAY, DEC. 11

POTLUCK DINENR: New­com­ers & Friends are hav­ing their Christ­mas Potluck on Dec. 11 in the St. Paul's Com­mu­nity Hall, Port Dover. Doors open at 5:30 with din­ner at 6:00. Mu­si­cal en­ter­tain­ment will be by Dou­ble Duette. All are wel­come. Non-mem­ber charge for this event is $5. Con­tact Janet Lala at 519-583-0514.


HOR­TI­CUL­TURAL SOCIETY: On Dec. 12 the Simcoe & Dis­trict Hor­ti­cul­tural Society will be wel­com­ing Jim May­bee, an en­thu­si­as­tic Master Gar­dener. He will be giv­ing ad­vice on car­ing for your Christ­mas house plants as well as other plants. There will be re­fresh­ments and a light lunch. The meet­ing will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Ju­nior Farm­ers Build­ing at the Simcoe fair­grounds. For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact He­len Uren at 226440-2699 or he­[email protected] Ev­ery­one is in­vited to at­tend.

CAB­BAGE ROLL DIN­NER: Simcoe Le­gion will serve a cab­bage roll din­ner on Dec. 12 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Cost is $12 per per­son. Meal also in­cludes mashed pota­toes, corn, soup and salad, rolls and but­ter, plus dessert. Le­gion is lo­cated on West Street in Simcoe.


FISH AND CHIPS: Water­ford Le­gion will be serv­ing fish and chips on Dec. 14 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $10.50 for one piece of fish and $14.50 for two pieces of fish. In­cludes fish, fries, cole slaw and bun. SUN­DAY, DE­CEM­BER 16

BIRD COUNT: The Nor­folk Field Nat­u­ral­ists in­vite you to spend the day in the field iden­ti­fy­ing and count­ing all of the birds you see or hear as part of the Christ­mas Bird Count--Wood­house (Nor­folk County). Data col­lected dur­ing the an­nual bird count pro­vides vi­tal in­for­ma­tion on the dis­tri­bu­tion of win­ter bird pop­u­la­tions. For in­for­ma­tion or to vol­un­teer to par­tic­i­pate, con­tact Adam Timpf at [email protected]


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.

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 Av­enue in Delhi. Play­ers must be ready to shuf­fle and deal at 7 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 519-5820274.

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.


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.


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 hamil­ton­burling­ton­[email protected]­geco. 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 (pk­ja­[email protected]).

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.

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 weigh­ins 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 519443-6988.

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