KARAOKE: On Saturday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., at Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 90, Oak Street, Brantford.
ANNUAL SHOW: Of the Brantford Stamp Club on Saturday, Jan. 12, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Branlyn Community Centre, 238 Brantwood Park Rd., Brantford.
MEAT ROLL: On Saturday, Jan. 12, 3:30 p.m., at Dunsdon Legion, Tollgate Road, Brantford. Entertainment by Murray Williams in the lounge, 8 p.m.
CRIBBAGE TOURNAMENT: At Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 29, on Saturday, Jan. 12. Registration at 12:30 p.m. Tournament begins at 12:45 p.m. Two-person teams. Small entry fee. Members only. Sign up at the legion.
SPIRITUAL READING DAY: At the Brantford Spiritualist Temple, 80 Cayuga St., Brantford, on Jan. 12, 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Cost is $40 for 30 minutes. Five mediums/intuitive. First-come, first-served. Coffee, tea, goodies. Proceeds to help with outreach in our community and upkeep of the church.
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.
SOUP'S ON: All you can eat soup by South Brant Lioness club on Sunday, Jan. 13, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Oakland Community Centre. Cost is $8 a person, includes eight different soups, breads, desserts, tea, coffee and juice. Proceeds go to community projects. For more information call, Lioness Irene Crawford, 519-443-7689, or Lioness Cheryl Elliott , 519-7566671.
SNOW BUDDIES PROGRAM: Are you a senior who needs help shovelling snow? Are you a youth over the age of 12 who would like to earn extra cash or community volunteer hours? This program is for you. Call 519-756-3261 , ext. 5569, or email snowbud[email protected] brantford.ca to get more information or to register.
E WASTE DAY: Will be held in April at Burford United Church parking lot.Save all your dated electronics from Christmas. A date has yet to be decided. The event will help the church and save the landfill from all this extra garbage. No microwaves, appliances, air conditioners, light bulbs, tools or metal. Pick up in the Burford village area. Call 519-4584415.
PARIS CURLING CLUB: Men are invited to join the Paris Recreational Curlers on Mondays from 1 p.m. to 3 p,m. This is a drop-in league; no membership required. Register when you show up. Cost is $20 for a single game or purchase a sevenweek pass for $105. Plan to arrive between noon and 12:15 p.m. For more information, contact Gerry Hilhorst by email at gshil[email protected] gmail.com or call 519-448-1576.
BRANTFORD STAMP CLUB: Meets the first and third Tuesdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., September to May, at Branlyn Community Centre, 238 Brantwood Park Rd., Brantford. All welcome. HELP FOR THE GRIEVING: GriefShare is a 13-week bereavement recovery program, being offered at Celebration Church, 22 Holiday Dr., Brantford, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m., and Shenstone Baptist Church, 25 St. George St., Brantford, beginning Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. For information, call 519-754-4228 (Shenstone) or 519753-4549, ext. 310 (Celebration Church), Cost is $20.
BURFORD TRACTOR CLUB: Monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7.30 p.m., at Fairfield Church Hall, 187 Maple Ave. S., Burford.All welcome.
COMMUNITY LECTURE SERIES: Darren Thomas, a PhD candidate at Wilfrid Laurier University, is the next speaker in the free community lecture series by the Friends and Neighbours of the Woodland Cultural Centre on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m., at Laurier Brantford, RCE004 Research and Academic Centre, East Wing, 150 Dalhousie St., Brantford. Thomas is a fulltime lecturer in the Indigenous Studies program. He will speak on "Seven Generations." The series is sponsored in association with WLU Brantford and the Woodland Cultural Centre Save The Evidence Campaign.
GENERAL MEETING: Of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 29, Paris on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m.
WHAT TO DO WITH THAT SHOEBOX OF PHOTOS: A brief presentation by photographer Paul Barber on Thursday, Jan. 17, 1:30 pm. to 3:30 p.m. at the Brant OGS Resource Centre, 118 Powerline Rd., Brantford. OGS members and the public are invited to attend this introductory meeting of Coffee, Tea and ?, an informal chat group discussing family history topics to be held monthly. Call 519-7534140 or email [email protected] to reserve your spot. NELSON FAMILY JAM SESSION: Every first and third Friday , 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., at South Brant Legion, Oakland. STOP ON THE ROAD
WORKSHOPS: For smokers who want to quit on Jan. 17, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Brantford Public Library. Call 519-753-4937, ext. 416, to see if you are eligible.
MEETING: For District 25 (BrantHaldimand-Norfolk) Senior Games on Thursday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m., at the Simcoe Recreation Centre, 182 South Dr., Simcoe. For more information, contact Carolyne Stadnik at 519-758-0108, or Doris Henhawk at 519-445-4393. All who are interested in keeping District 25 committee alive. please plan to attend. KIWANIS CLUB OF GRAND RIVER
: On Thursday, Jan. 17, guest speaker Sandra Vos will discuss "Environmental Stewardship on the Farm." The meeting starts at 9:45 a.m. at the Beckett Adult Leisure Centre , 219 Colborne St., downtown Brantford. Guests and prospective members welcome. For moreinformation, contact June Spence at 519-753-6894 .
DESSERT EUCHRE: By South Brant Lioness Club on Friday, January 18, 7 p.m., at Oakland Community Centre. Cost is $5. Funds raised go to community projects. For more information, call Lioness Dianna Lock, 519-752-3905.
MUSIC TRIVIA: With Ross McGuiness on Friday, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., in the lounge at the Dunsdon Legion, Tollgate Road, Brantford.
BRANT ROD AND GUN CLUB: On Saturday, Jan. 19, meat shoot 10 a.m., and wings and fries 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., followed by entertainment by Paul Newell. the club is at 54 Henderson Rd., R4 Brantford.
DANCE: With Murray Williams on Jan. 19 at South Brant Legion, 72 King St. N., Oakland.
MEAT ROLL: On Saturday, Jan. 19, 3:30 p.m., at Dunsdon Legion, Tollgate Road, Brantford. Entertainment by Hwy 24 in the lounge, 8 p.m.
OPEN MUSIC JAM: On Saturday, Jan. 19, 1 p.m., at Chiefswood Fellowship, 506 Fourth Line, five kilometres west of Ohsweken. Music, food and fellowship. For information, call Phil Sault at 905768-5442.
CHICKEN DINNER: At the Hungarian Hall, 104 Albion St., Brantford, on Saturday, Jan. 19, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Adult $12. Advance ticket sales only. Call 519 758 8632 or message Facebook page (Brantford District Hungarian Canadian Club) before Jan. 15.
STEAK BARBECUE: On Saturday, Jan. 19, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 605, St. George. Entertainment by David Cross.For more information contact the branch at 519-448-1462 (after 4 p.m.), email [email protected] or find on Facebook at St. . George Legion
FUNDRAISER: The Paris Optimist Club is collecting aluminum cans and liquor and wine bottles to add to the fund for improvements to the Optimist Skate Park in Paris. For more information, call Optimist Marilyn at 519-442-5227 or any club member.
LADIES CURLING: At the Paris Curling Club on Wednesdays until Feb. 13, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Introductory offer of $105 plus tax. Curling equipment and instruction can be provided. Email lizmcdan[email protected]look.com for more information.
EUCHRE: On Monday, Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m,. at St. George Lawn Bowling Clubhouse, 8 Thompson St. $5. Refreshments and prizes.
GENERAL MEETING: Of the Canadian Federation of University Women Brantford on Wednesday, Jan. 23, Thorpe Funeral Home, Carriage House, 96 West St., Brantford. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Meeting begins at 7 p.m. Speaker Joanne Lewis, executive director of the Brant Community Foundation, will talk about foundations in general and about the community’s foundation, the organizations it supports and how to get involved.
SPIRITUAL HEALING: And meditation circle held by House of the Infinite Spirit invites at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, at Thorpe Brothers Carriage House on West Street in Brantford.