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The Hamilton Spectator - - Too Good To Miss - Com­piled by Linda Ric­cia­rdi, The Hamil­ton Spec­ta­tor


Crime Stop­pers, Hamil­ton in­vites ap­pli­ca­tions from mem­bers of the Hamil­ton com­mu­nity to be­come mem­bers of the vol­un­teer Board of Di­rec­tors. Crime Stop­pers busi­ness of­fice 546-4808 or ad­min@crimestop­per­shamil­ Dun­das Com­mu­nity Ser­vices are look­ing for vol­un­teers to join their pro­gram, match­ing vol­un­teers and se­niors based on com­pat­i­ble in­ter­ests and per­son­al­i­ties. Vol­un­teers of­fer friend­ship and mean­ing­ful in­ter­ac­tions to in­di­vid­u­als who are so­cially iso­lated. 627-5461 N2N is look­ing for tu­tors. Read­ing Pro­gram takes place dur­ing the school day. Weekly com­mit­ment of two hours al­lows you to share your joy of read­ing and pro­vide one to one sup­port for stu­dents in Grades 1 to 4 in Moun­tain area schools. 574-1334

Hamil­ton Com­mu­nity Le­gal Clinic is look­ing for peo­ple of African de­scent who are in­ter­ested in be­ing a part of our To­gether We Rise Ad­vi­sory Com­mit­tee. If you are hop­ing to con­tribute to your com­mu­nity by fight­ing against an­tiBlack racism and pro­mot­ing ac­cess to jus­tice, we want to hear from you. Judy MacKay, mack­ or 527-4572

N2N is look­ing for tu­tors in their math pro­gram which takes place af­ter school, two times a week at An­nun­ci­a­tion of Our Lord School. Weekly com­mit­ment of 1.5 hours al­lows you to share your math skills with small groups of Grade 7 and 8 stu­dents. Email: tu­tor@n2n­cen­ 574-1334 Dun­das Com­mu­nity Ser­vices needs Meals on Wheels vol­un­teers. Have two hours at lunch time to spare to help de­liver meals to lo­cal se­niors? Mon­day to Fri­day. 627-5461

YWCA Se­niors Peer Con­nec­tor Pro­gram is re­cruit­ing vol­un­teers that are 55+ to pro­vide friendly home vis­its to iso­lated se­niors. A two-hour visit once a week can help se­niors in­crease their so­cial in­ter­ac­tions and com­mu­nity par­tic­i­pa­tion. Info: Shan­non: 522-9922 ext. 316 or shan­ley@ywc­a­hamil­ Wel­come Inn Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, needs vol­un­teers in the food bank to as­sist peo­ple to ac­cess good, healthy food, cre­ate a friendly, wel­com­ing en­vi­ron­ment, process food re­quests and help stock shelves. Email: ruth@wel­ or 525-5824

New Hori­zons Thrift Store vol­un­teers needed, to join our vol­un­teer team and as­sist with all as­pects of run­ning the shop, and cre­at­ing a friendly, wel­com­ing en­vi­ron­ment. No ex­pe­ri­ence nec­es­sary. Email: ruth@wel­ or 525-5824 VON Hamil­ton is look­ing for vol­un­teers to de­liver hot and frozen meals week­days over the lunch hour. Two hours per week is all that is needed. Meals go out from 3 lo­ca­tions — down­town, Stoney Creek and the moun­tain. Driv­ers and servers are re­quired. Call 905529-0700 ext. 2251 or email vonc­sshamil­

Dun­das Com­mu­nity Ser­vices As­sisted Trans­porta­tion Pro­gram is look­ing for driv­ers to drive se­niors and per­son with dis­abil­i­ties in Dun­das to med­i­cal ap­point­ments or gro­cery shop­ping. Flex­i­ble sched­ule. Mileage paid. Info: Ariel, 627-5461.


ASIST, Nov. 9 and 10, ap­plied sui­cide in­ter­ven­tion skills train­ing, Bay Gar­dens Com­mu­nity Room, 947 Ry­mal Rd. E. $150 pp, $75 stu­dents. Regis­ter: Tracy at Car­bo­hy­drates, Nov. 13, 9 a.m. St. Joseph’s Health­care, 2757 King St. E. Learn which foods have car­bo­hy­drates and how count­ing car­bo­hy­drates can help con­trol your blood sugar. $3/half-hour on-site park­ing. Free street park­ing avail­able. Regis­ter: 573-4819 Net­work­ing with Job De­vel­op­ers, Nov. 12, 9:30 a.m. Good­will Ca­reer Cen­tre, 1050 Up­per Gage Ave. Job search and share job leads. 5268488

St. Joseph’s Health­care, West 5th, of­fers a 6-week me­mory and Ag­ing pro­gram for adults 65 and older. Learn about nor­mal me­mory changes with age, prac­ti­cal strate­gies to im­prove ev­ery­day me­mory. Starts Nov. 16, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Jan­uary. $40 work­book. Regis­ter

by Nov. 9: 522-1155, ext. 36254. Teen Grief Re­lief, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. Vil­lage of Went­worth Heights, 1620 Up­per Went­worth St. Free 8-week sup­port group for teens griev­ing the loss of some­one spe­cial. Friends in Grief. Regis­ter by Sept. 28. 318-0059


Hamil­ton Quil­ters Guild, Nov. 14, 7 p.m. Church of the Res­ur­rec­tion, 435 Mo­hawk Rd. W. Guests $5, an­nual mem­ber­ship $35. Hamil­ton Nat­u­ral­ists Club, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. Royal Botan­i­cal Gar­dens, 680 Plains Rd. W. Speaker: Diane Saxe, over­view of the On­tario En­vi­ron­men­tal Bill of Rights. Stoney Creek Gar­den Club, Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m. Church of Our Saviour The Redeemer, 25 Lake Ave. S. An­nual Potluck sup­per and AGM. Guests: $2. Email: ston­ey­creek­gar­den­club@out­ Hamil­ton Women’s Con­nec­tion, Nov. 13, 9:15 a.m. Michelan­gelo Ban­quet Cen­tre, 1555 Up­per Ot­tawa St. Speaker: Suzanne Baresich, clas­si­cal and con­tem­po­rary mu­si­cian, A Woman for All Sea­sons. $16. 575-0607

CanAuthors Meet­ing, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m. One Duke Restau­rant and Lounge, 1 Duke St. Email hamil­ton­ad­min@cana­di­a­nau­ to be added to the mail­ing list to re­ceive de­tailed info on fu­ture events.

The Trump Talks, free pub­lic lec­ture series, Nov. 14, 7 p.m. McMaster Cen­tre for Con­tin­u­ing Ed­u­ca­tion, 1 James St. N. Speaker: Dr. Ge­orge Breck­en­ridge, dis­cusses how Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump has changed Amer­i­can pol­i­tics 5234444.

On­tario Lung Sup­port Group, Nov. 15, 3 p.m. Les Chater Fam­ily YMCA, 356 Ry­mal Rd. E. A di­ag­no­sis of lung dis­ease brings end­less ques­tions and con­cerns. You’re not alone. Bring your care­givers and join us. Free. 289-440-5899 Holodomor Mo­bile Class­room, Nov. 16, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Church, 15 St. Olga St. Learn about the Holodomor Geno­cide — Famine 19321933 which killed mil­lions of Ukraini­ans

Head of the Lake His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. Coach House, Dun­durn Cas­tle, 610 York Blvd. Speaker: Jonathan Vance, tales of Canada’s role in peace just af­ter the Great War.

Val­ley Town Toast­mas­ters, Nov. 15, 7 p.m. Dun­das Town Hall, lower level, 60 Main St., Dun­das. Topic: World Kind­ness Week. val­ley­town­toast­mas­

Friends of Bat­tle­field, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., Nash Jack­son House, Bat­tle­field Park Stoney Creek. Speaker, John Allen, Grimsby Beach, Then & Now. Non-mem­bers $2. Hamil­ton #1 Toast­mas­ters, Nov. 12, 7 p.m. down­town YMCA, 79 James St. S., Paddy Cline room. Builds con­fi­dence, com­mu­ni­ca­tion and lead­er­ship skills. hamil­ton­no1­toast­mas­ter­ 3088043


Gen­tle Fit Fun and Brunch, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. Glan­brook Arena, 4300 Binbrook Rd. Adapted ex­er­cises for older adults. Ex­er­cises done stand­ing or sit­ting. $8. Email: ca­role@glan­brook­com­mu­ni­ty­ser­

Fri­day Game Night, Nov. 9, 6:30 p.m. Bethel Chris­tian Re­formed Church, 616 Dun­das St. E., Wa­ter­down. Bring your favourite game for the open house evening. Don’t have games? We have ex­tras. 689-7796

The Soap Kitchen, Nov. 13, 9:30 a.m. Im­manuel Chris­tian Re­formed Church, 61 Mo­hawk Rd. W. Make and take laun­dry soap work­shop, free. Sup­plies pro­vided. Email:

Tower Po­etry, Nov. 10, 2 p.m. West­dale Li­brary, 955 King St. W. A fo­rum to have your po­etry peer re­viewed. 546-3456

Tea and Talk, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. Stoney Creek United Church, 1 King St. W. Com­mu­nity gather­ing, cof­fee also avail­able.

St. An­thony of Padua CWL Bingo, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. Church Hall, 830 Bar­ton St. E.

Trivia Night, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. Dun­das Le­gion, 280 King St. W. 627-7221

Friend­ship Club, Shuf­fle­board, Wed­nes­days 1 p.m. 327-5783. Pro­gres­sive Eu­chre, 1 p.m. Thurs­days. 388-5075, Moun­tain Arena, 25 Hester St.

Stitch and Chat­ter, Nov. 13, 10 a.m. St. James United Church, 306 Park­side Dr., Wa­ter­down. Bring knit­ting, cro­chet­ing, craft­ing for cof­fee and con­ver­sa­tion. Email: st­james@st­jameswa­ter­ Steel City Wheel­ers, so­cial, learn how to dance, no ex­pe­ri­ence nec­es­sary, Nov. 14, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 34 Ot­tawa St. N. Recre­ational op­por­tu­ni­ties for per­sons with dis­abil­i­ties. 662-6186 or visit: scwheel­­wheel­ers

DuBay Band, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. 447 Wing RCAF As­so­ci­a­tion, 3210 Homestead Dr., Mount Hope. 289-280-0157

Lisa Klassen Band, coun­try mu­sic, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. 447 Wing RCAF As­so­ci­a­tion, 3210 Homestead Dr., Mount Hope. 289-280-0157 Re­flec­tions, dance, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m. Club Room, Branch 163 Le­gion, 435 Limeridge Rd. E. $5 mem­bers $6 non­mem­bers. 387-4515 Eu­chre, Thurs­days, 1 to 4 p.m. Hester Street Arena. Barb: 3885075

Shuf­fle­board, Wed­nes­days 1 to 4 p.m. Hester Street Arena. Roy: 389-3982.

Joe Tucker, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. Le­gion Branch 58, 1180 Bar­ton St. E., $5. 544-6385


Roast Beef Din­ner, Nov. 11, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Christ Church, Wood­burn, 1307 Wood­burn Rd., Binbrook. Take out avail­able, $18, chil­dren 5 to 12, $7. 692-4377 Roast Beef Din­ner, Nov. 11, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Copetown Com­mu­nity Cen­tre and Lion’s Club, 1950 Gov­er­nor’s Rd. Tick­ets at the door $18, chil­dren 5 to 12, $8. 628-1531 Roast Beef Sup­per, Nov. 14, 5 to 8 p.m. Mer­ritt’s United Church, 707 Church Rd. West Lin­coln. $15, chil­dren 6 to 12 $4, 5 and un­der free. Take out avail­able.

An­nual Scotch Sup­per, Nov. 14, 5 to 7 p.m. Kirk­wall Pres­by­te­rian Church, 1545 Kirk­wall Rd., Flam­bor­ough. Ham, scal­loped po­ta­toes, baked beans, hag­gis and more. Tick­ets at the door: $18, chil­dren un­der 12 $7.

Com­mu­nity Food Ad­vi­sors, Nov. 15, 7 p.m. Turner Park Li­brary, 352 Ry­mal Rd. E. Chop, grate, peel and stir your way to healthy eat­ing. Free. Email:com­mu­ni­ca­ Loonie Lunch, Nov. 14, noon to 1 p.m. St. An­drew’s United Church, 479 Up­per Par­adise Rd. Nu­tri­tious lunch for a loonie or do­na­tion. 383-7411

Jam­min’ Break­fast, Nov. 10, 8 to 11 a.m. Bowman United Church, 880 Garner Rd. E., An­caster. $10. Bring your own mu­si­cal tal­ent. Com­mu­nity Lunch, Nov. 14, noon to 1 p.m. Church of the Res­ur­rec­tion, Can­ter­bury Room, 435 Mo­hawk Rd. W. De­li­cious and nu­tri­tious lunch served Wed­nes­day. Do­na­tions ap­pre­ci­ated.

Fish and Chips, Nov. 9, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fish ($9) or Chicken ($8), and chip din­ner, Dun­das Le­gion, 280 King St. W., Dun­das. Eat in or take out. 627-7221

Fish Fry, Fri­days, 4 to 7 p.m. $5.75 to $10. Branch 163 Le­gion, 435 Limeridge Rd. Karaoke with An­nette, 7:30 p.m. 387-4515

Fish Fry, Nov. 9, 4 to 7 p.m. Branch 622 Le­gion, 12 King St. E., Stoney Creek. $11, dessert $2 ex­tra. One piece din­ner $9, chicken strips avail­able. 662-4171

Fish and Chips, Nov. 9, 4 to 6 p.m. Branch 58 Le­gion, 1180 Bar­ton St. E. Fish, chicken wings, deep fried pickle. Small $7.50, large $9. Karaoke with Jane, 7:30 p.m. Meat Draw, Nov. 10, 4 p.m. Tick­ets: 3 for $2. 544-6385


An­caster Agri­cul­tural So­ci­ety Fundrais­ing Garage Sale, Nov. 10, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. An­caster Fair Grounds, Con­ces­sion Build­ing, 630 Trin­ity Rd.

Jew­elry and Giant Book Sale, Nov. 16, 6 to 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 17, 9 a.m. to noon. St. John Par­ish Hall, 37 Hal­son St., An­caster.

Nor­folk Pot­ters’ Guild Fall Sale, Nov. 16, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Nov. 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. First Bap­tist Church, 129 Young St., Sim­coe.


Free Fall In­door Walk­ing Pro­gram, Nov. 15, 9 a.m. Dun­das Lions Me­mo­rial Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 10 Mar­ket St. S. Dun­das 55+ in­door walk­ing pro­gram Thurs­days to end the of Novem­ber. Email: gayewelch1@hot­ Steeltown Stair Climb, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. Jack­son Square, 100 King St. W. In­door stair climb in sup­port of vi­tal life-sav­ing lung health re­search. $28, ages 19 or younger $19. Email: schap­man@lun­

Lady Hamil­ton Club Walk­ing Tour, Nov. 9, 2 p.m. Vis­i­tor Cen­tre, Lis­ter Block, 28 James St. N. Tour is 1.5 hours and 1.5 km. Free. Email: la­dy­hamil­ton­club@out­


Knot A Breast, Rock ’N’ Jeans Fundraiser, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 163, 435 Limeridge Rd. E. En­ter­tain­ment by Free­dom Train. Knot A Breast is a float­ing sup­port group pro­vid­ing hope and en­cour­age­ment to those liv­ing with breast can­cer. Tick­ets: $30. 389-6615

Screen­ing of “Score a Film Mu­sic

Doc­u­men­tary,” Nov. 9, 8 p.m. McMaster Univer­sity LIVELab, 1280 Main St. W. Doc­u­men­tary takes view­ers be­hind the scenes to see how mu­sic for Hol­ly­wood movies is cre­ated. $15. 289-335-0870 Real­tors 4Kids Char­ity Auc­tion, Nov. 15, 5:30 p.m. Michelan­gelo Ban­quet Cen­tre, 1555 Up­per Ot­tawa St. Tick­ets: $75. Sup­ports the CHML/y108/953 fresh fm chil­dren's fund. 529-8101

Glen­dale Sec­ondary Indigo Cof­fee House Fundraiser, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. Indigo, Her­itage Green, 1783 Stone Church Rd. E. Twenty per cent of pro­ceeds help buy new books. Email:

Hol­i­day House Tour, Nov. 9 to 11, Ju­nior League of Hamil­ton-Burling­ton. Tick­ets: $30 in ad­vance $35 at the door. Ju­nior or 289337-9526

Com­mon­wealth of Do­minica As­so­ci­a­tion Hamil­ton, Mar­ket­place and Cul­tural Show and Dance, Nov. 10, 3 p.m. Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, 821 Up­per Went­worth St. Tick­ets: $575-4042, 387-5112 Sto­ries in Stone, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. Hamil­ton Ceme­tery His­tor­i­cal Walk­ing Tours. Vet­er­ans Tours. Free. Gate­house, 777 York Blvd. Hamil­ton 1st Tour. Ap­prox­i­mately 2 hours, hosted by Robin McKee. 544-9559


Messy Church, Nov. 9, noon. St. James United Church, 306 Park­side Dr., Wa­ter­down. Chil­dren are to be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. Crafts, songs, games, wor­ship, din­ner. Free-will do­na­tions ac­cepted. 689-6223

Imag­i­na­tion Sta­tions, Nov. 10, 10:30 a.m. Dun­das Li­brary, 18 Ogilvie St. Build, cre­ate and play with a va­ri­ety of ed­u­ca­tional kits and re­sources. Ages 4 to 12. Free. 6273507


Cheers to Vic­tory, Nov. 9, 6 to 10 p.m. Mu­sic pre­sen­ta­tion. Par­tic­i­pa­tion is by do­na­tion. Ages 19 and over. Dun­durn Na­tional His­toric Site, 610 York Blvd. 546-2872 Gallery Turner Park, ex­hi­bi­tion of vin­tage avi­a­tion pho­tog­ra­phy by Anita Thomas to the end of Novem­ber. Turner Park Li­brary, 352 Ry­mal Rd. E. 546-4790


YWCA Lunch and Learn, Nov. 9, 12:30 p.m. Flam­bor­ough Se­niors Cen­tre, 163 Dun­das St. E., Flam­bor­ough. Free lunch and learn on phys­i­cal and men­tal health dan­gers of iso­la­tion. RSVP: 546-2424 Dun­das Se­nior Cen­tre, is look­ing for new mem­bers, open­ings in bridge, bingo, eu­chre, bid eu­chre, crib­bage and snooker. Open Mon­day to Fri­day, other ac­tiv­i­ties and so­cial events. 10 Mar­ket St. Mem­ber­ship $15 an­nu­ally. 627-1544 Se­niors Talk and Tea, Nov. 9, 2 p.m. Stage Door, FirstOn­tario Con­cert Hall, 10 Mac­Nab St. S. HPO com­poser in-res­i­dence Abi­gail Richard­son-Schutte. $12. 526-7756 Be­gin­ners Restora­tive Yoga, Nov. 14, 12:30 p.m. S.I.M. Gym, St. Joseph’s Villa, 56 Gov­er­nor’s Rd., Dun­das. $4 non-mem­bers. 6273541 ext. 2109

Cannabis Le­gal­iza­tion and How it Can Af­fect You, Nov. 14, 9:30 p.m. An­caster Se­nior Achieve­ment Cen­tre, 622 Al­ber­ton Rd. S. 5462999

Free Se­niors Ex­er­cises, Nov. 15, 8:45 a.m. St. Joseph’s Health­care, 100 West 5th St. Class fo­cuses on move­ment, range of mo­tion, bal­ance and stretches in seated or stand­ing po­si­tion. 522-1155 ext. 38756

Bid Eu­chre 1 p.m. and ta­ble shuf­fle­board 1 p.m. Tues­days. Bid Eu­chre $3.25, shuf­fle­board $2. Stoney Creek Club 60, 6 King St. W. 9307818

Al­ber­tones Look­ing for New Mem­bers, Nov. 14, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. An­caster Se­nior Achieve­ment Cen­tre, 622 Al­ber­ton Rd. S. Gentle­men who en­joy singing, can join a four-part har­mony male cho­rus that prac­tice and per­form in the com­mu­nity. Info: 546-2999

St. Eu­gene’s Over 50 Eu­chre/ Bingo, Nov. 15, 1 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church Hall, 1907 King St. E. Yearly mem­ber­ship $7, $3 weekly en­trance fee. 730-0318


Hamil­ton Mil­i­tary Mu­seum, Nov. 10, noon to 4 p.m. Peace at Last: A Cen­ten­nial Cel­e­bra­tion. Spe­cial dis­play ac­knowl­edges the strug­gle of men and women in their work to­ward peace. Dun­durn Na­tional His­toric Site, 610 York Blvd. Free. 546-2872 hamil­­i­tary­mu­seum

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