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KARAOKE: At Royal Can­dian Le­gion, Branch 90, Oak Street, Brant­ford, on Satur­day, Dec. 8, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. CHRIST­MAS CRAFT AND BAKE SALE: By Cam­brie's Lit­tle Boxes on Satur­day, Dec. 8, 10 a.m to 2 p.m. at Grace Angli­can Church, 1 Pearl St. Brant­ford. All pro­ceeds to ben­e­fit St­ed­man Hospice.

VEN­DORS WANTED: For hol­i­day craft sale on Satur­day, Dec. 8, at Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Branch 90, 21 Oak St., Brant­ford. Ta­bles for rent at $20 each. Doors open at 9 a.m. Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

CHRIST­MAS BELLS: Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., at the Sanderson Cen­tre, pre­sented by the Brant­ford Sym­phony Orches­tra, with spe­cial guests, Elmer Iseler Singers. Tick­ets are $30 or $40 for adults, $20 for sec­ondary stu­dents and free for chil­dren and el­e­men­tary stu­dents. Avail­able at www.brant­fordsym­phony. ca or at 519-758-8090.

EN­TER­TAIN­MENT: WIth Dusty Dads on Satur­day, Dec. 8, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., at Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Branch 29, Paris.

MEAT ROLL: At Duns­don Le­gion, Toll­gate Road, Brant­ford, on Satur­day, Dec. 8, 3:30 p.m. En­ter­tain­ment in the lounge with Loose Change, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

CAN­DLE­LIGHT SER­VICE: All Saints' Church, 688 Mount Pleas­ant Rd., Mount Pleas­ant, at All Saints' Church, at 7 p.m. on Sun­day, Dec. 9. Fol­lowed by light re­fresh­ments. For more de­tails call 519-720-9055.

SUN­DAY SER­E­NADE: Fea­tur­ing the Brant­ford Me­mo­rial Concert Band and the Brant­ford Com­mu­nity Sym­phony Orches­tra on Sun­day, Dec. 9, 3 p.m., at Brant­ford Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, 100 Mar­ket St. S. Ad­mis­sion by cash do­na­tion. OLD TIME CHRIST­MAS CONCERT: Fea­tur­ing the Scott Woods Band. on Sun­day, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m., Bur­ford Agri­cul­tural Pavil­ion, 6 Park Ave. Bur­ford. Adults $25, chil­dren $10. Call 519-449-5649 for tick­ets. All pro­ceeds sup­port the on­go­ing min­istry of Bur­ford United Church.

AT CHRIST­MAS TIME: Concert and carol sing pre­sented by the Brant County Singers at Sun­day, Dec. 9, at 3 p.m., at Fairview United Church, 49 Wayne Dr., Brant­ford. Freewill of­fer­ing. VIL­LAGE POLON­AISE CUI­SINE: Avail­able year round, eat in or take out, daily from noon to 1:30 p.m., and Fri­day from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 154 Pearl St., Brant­ford, 519-753-0414.

PARIS SE­NIORS CLUB: St James Angli­can Church, 8 Bur­well St., Paris. Eu­chre and tile rummy start at 1:30 p.m. on Mon­days and Wed­nes­days. Bridge club starts at 1 p.m. on the first and third Thurs­days. Rum­moli starts at 12:30 p.m. on the sec­ond and fourth Thurs­days. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion is $1. Ev­ery­one aged 55 and older wel­come. For in­for­ma­tion, call Gail or Barry at 519-442-4511.

ADULT CARPETBALL: On Tues­days at 7 p.m. at St. James Church, 28 Dublin St., Brant­ford. Cost $2, which in­cludes re­fresh­ments. For in­for­ma­tion, tele­phone Alan at 519752-4414 or Bert at 519-756-1683. ALIEN­ATED GRAND­PAR­ENTS

ANONY­MOUS: Sup­port group meets ev­ery sec­ond and fourth Tues­day of each month. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact: hamil­ton­burling­ton­[email protected]­ BREAK­FAST SPEAK­ERS

SE­RIES: On Wed­nes­day, Dec. 12, at Chartwell Tran­quil­ity Place Re­tire­ment Com­mu­nity, 436 Pow­er­line Rd., Brant­ford , with Bell Home­stead cu­ra­tor Brian Wood on the his­tory of Christ­mas. Break­fast served at 9 a.m. Speaker to fol­low at 10 a.m. All wel­come. Lim­ited seat­ing. RSVP by Dec. 10. 519-7592222. SE­NIORS AT BRANT­FORD PUB­LIC

LI­BRARY: Sea­sonal cel­e­bra­tion with Brian Moore from the Brant His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety talk­ing about Christ­mas tra­di­tions and the Beck­ett Ser­e­naders on Wed­nes­day, Dec. 12, 2:30 p.m at the Brant­ford Pub­lic Li­brary's main branch, 173 Col­borne St. Free. Door prizes. Re­fresh­ments. KI­WA­NIS CLUB OF GRAND

RIVER : An­nual Christ­mas get­to­gether and lunch, for mem­bers and spouses on Thurs­day, Dec. 13, 10:30 p.m., at the Sher­wood Restau­rant, 799 Col­borne St., Brant­ford. The club usu­ally meets , on the first and third Thurs­day of each month at the Beck­ett Adult Leisure Cen­tre , 219 Col­borne St., down­town Brant­ford, at 9:45 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact June

Spence at 519-753-6894 . BRANT­FORD GOOD FOOD BOX

PICKUP: On Wed­nes­day, Dec. 19, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at civic cen­tre. Ev­ery month boxes are filled with fresh pro­duce. Cost is $17 for a fam­ily and $12 for sin­gle. Or­ders must be placed and paid for by noon Dec. 13. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the Good Food Box co-or­di­na­tor at 519-751-4357, 241.

MESSY CHURCH: Fri­day, Dec. 14, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at St. Mark's Angli­can Church,155 Me­mo­rial Dr., Brant­ford. Christ­mas games, songs, crafts, Bi­ble story, a turkey din­ner and a spe­cial vis­i­tor. (Op­tional: bring a favourite potluck item to share.)

WING NIGHT: At Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Branch 605, on Fri­day, Dec. 14, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Open mike with Gar Gray For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact the branch (af­ter 4 p.m.) at 519-448-1462, email [email protected] or find on Face­book.

CHRIST­MAS CHOIR NIGHT: with the Ger­ma­nia Choir of Hamilton, on Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., at the Ger­man Cana­dian Club, 194 Henry St., Brant­ford. Ad­mis­sion is free but do­na­tions ap­pre­ci­ated. Doors open at 7 p.m. Cash bar.

BOOK SALE: At S.R. Drake Me­mo­rial Church, 165 Mur­ray St., Brant­ford, on Dec 14, 15, 1) a.m. to 8 p.m., and Dec. 16, noon to 4 p.m. Pro­ceeds to­wards the Cup of Hope, a meet­ing place for Brant­ford's less for­tu­nate pro­vid­ing free mo­ti­va­tional Chris­tian coun­sel­ing. Spon­sored by the Chap­lains Of­fice of Canada. Call 519-756-2051 or 519-752-7288.

MU­SIC TRIVIA: With Ross McGui­ness in the Duns­don Le­gion lounge, Toll­gate Road, Brant­ford, on Fri­day, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

OPEN MU­SIC JAM: On Satur­day, Dec. 15, 1 p.m. to ?, at Chiefs­wood Fel­low­ship, 506 Fourth Line, five kilo­me­tres west of Oh­sweken. Mu­sic, fun, food and fel­low­ship. For in­for­ma­tion, call Phil Sault 905768-5442.

ZONE 8-BALL TOUR­NA­MENT: On Satur­day, Dec. 15, 11 a.m .to 6 p.m., at Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Branch 29, Paris. En­try fee $16 for twop­er­son team. Reg­is­ter at the le­gion by 10:15 a.m.

STEAK BAR­BE­CUE: At Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Branch 605, on Satur­day, Dec. 15, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. En­ter­tain­ment with Dave Souliere. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact the branch (af­ter 4 p.m.) at 519-4481462, email [email protected] com. or find on Face­book.

MEAT ROLL: At Duns­don Le­gion, Toll­gate Road, Brant­ford, on Satur­day, Dec. 15, 3:30 p.m. En­ter­tain­ment with Mur­ray Wil­liams in the lounge, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

CHRIST­MAS CAN­TATA: Christ­mas Gifts will be pre­sented by Har­mony and Mount Pleas­ant United churches choirs and friends on Sun­day, Dec. 16, 7 p.m., at Har­mony United Church, 268 Marl­bor­ough St, Brant­ford. Light re­fresh­ments will fol­low. SUR­VIVORS OF SUI­CIDE LOSS

SUP­PORT GROUP: Have you lost some­one to sui­cide? Are you look­ing for sup­port and in­for­ma­tion from those who have ex­pe­ri­enced a sui­cide loss, and un­der­stand how to help? The group meets the third Wed­nes­day of each month at 7 p.m. at the St­ed­man Com­mu­nity Hospice - Hank­in­son House, Grey Street, Brant­ford. The group is fa­cil­i­tated by trained in­di­vid­u­als, who have lost some­one to sui­cide. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact 519752-2998, ext. 112. AN­NUAL CHRIST­MAS BAS­KET DRAW: By the Brant­ford Lions Club

on Dec. 18. Win­ners will re­ceive bas­kets Dec. 19. Tick­ets are $3 each or two for $5. Avail­able from a Lions mem­ber, at the Brant­ford Farm­ers Mar­ket or call 519-753-6758. WHAT CHRIST­MAS MEANS TO

ME: Presents on Fri­day, Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., by the mu­sic min­istry at Sy­den­ham-Her­itage United Church, 120 Sy­den­ham St., Brant­ford. Free ad­mis­sion. Do­na­tion of non-per­ish­able food item for food bank ap­pre­ci­ated.

MEAT ROLL: At Duns­don Le­gion, Toll­gate Road, Brant­ford, on Satur­day, Dec. 22, 3:30 p.m. En­ter­tain­ment in the lounge with Two for the Road, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. SIN­GA­LONG MESSIAH CONCERT: Pre­sented by the Grand River Cho­rus on Satur­day, Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m. at Grace Angli­can Church 15 Al­bion St., Brant­ford. Soloists in­clude An­drea Lud­wig, Ariel Har­wood Jones, Zachary Ri­oux and Michael York. For tick­ets, call 519-753-6758 or pur­chase at the Brant­ford Book­worm, Blue Heron in Paris or at the door. Tick­ets are $25 for adults and $15 for youth, aged 25 and younger.

CHRIST­MAS CAN­TATA: Love Came Down at Christ­mas on Sun­day, Dec. 23, with Fairview United Church Chan­cel Choir with or­ches­tral ac­com­pa­ni­ment at 10:30 a.m. at the church, 49 Wayne Dr., Brant­ford. And at 7 p.m. choir with ac­com­pa­ni­ment by Deb­o­rah Park, as well as piano so­los and vo­cal so­los and duets. Freewill of­fer­ing.

NEW YEAR'S PARTY: On Dec. 31, . 8 p.m., at Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Branch 29, Paris. Roast beef din­ner with all the fix­ings, $25 per­son. In­cludes cham­pagne at mid­night, door prizes, live mu­sic by Hwy. 24.

NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE: On Dec. 31, at South Brant Le­gion, 72 King St. N., Oak­land, with 8 Sec­ond Ride. Dance starts at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tick­ets $30a per­son. In­cludes food, prizes and party favours. Call 519-446-0011 af­ter 4 p.m. for tick­ets. NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY: Starts at 9 p.m. at Duns­don Le­gion lounge, Toll­gate Road, Brant­ford. Cost $20, inl­cudes light lunch, party favours and cham­pagne at mid­night. En­ter­tain­ment with Two for the Road. Tick­ets avail­able at the bar. NEW YEAR'S EVE GALA: At the Ger­man Cana­dian Club, 194 Henry St., Brant­ford, wth four-course din­ner, danc­ing to mu­sic of Triple A and cham­pagne at mid­night. Doors open at 6 p.m. Sup­per at 7 p.m. Tick­ets $60 a per­son. Re­serve by call­ing Mar­git at 519-756-5842.

NEW YEAR'S LEVEE: At noon at South Brant Le­gion 72 King St. N., Oak­land.

NEW YEAR'S LEVEE: Noon to 4 p.m. at Duns­don Le­gion, Toll­gate Road, Brant­ford, Com­pli­men­tary lunce­hon. En­ter­tain­ment with Two for the Road, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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