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Sat - Nov 18 -- Sun - Jan 07
  Light the Night

'Light the Night' is back!

The lights come on Saturday, November 18th and continue nightly until January 7th, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. There will also be family fireworks on Sunday, December 31st at 8:00 p.m.

Mon - Jan 01
  OEYC Playgroup at St. Thomas Public Library

Ontario Early Years Centre presents a playgroup for children and their parents/caregivers at the St. Thomas Public Library.

Join them for activities, games, toys, crafts, songs, stories, and fun! Ages birth to 6 years.

No registration required.

Every Monday from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Ingram Room, Lower Level.

Wed - Jan 03
  Therapeutic Pilates

Therapeutic Pilates

Location: New Sarum Public School

Time: 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Every Wednesday, starting September 27th

Event is targetted for participants 50-years-old and above.

Cost: FREE

The goal of this program is to help improve joint strength and core stability.  

To register, visit ywcastthomaselgin.org.

Wed - Jan 03
  Caregiver Support Walking Program

Take Time for You - Caregiver Support Walking Program.

Join with other caregivers for a walk and social support. 

Wednesday's at 9:30am at Pinafore Park. Meet at the main pavilion. 

Call VON at 519-637-6408 for more information and to register.

Thu - Jan 04
  VON Blood Pressure Clinics

VON Free Blood Pressure Clinics are held weekly on Thursday mornings at the St. Thomas Seniors Centre at 225 Chestnut St. from 10 am - 11:30.

Drop in, no appointment necessary.

For more information, call VON 519-637-6408.

Sat - Jan 06
  ADHD Information Workshop

OECYC and Elgin Community Cares are presenting a training about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) for caregivers of children and youth diagnosed with ADHD. 

FREE  Refreshments Available 

No Childcare 

Transportation Help Possible

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

9am to 12pm

Location: 99 Edward St. in St. Thomas

Dr. Bertoldi - Pediatrician, Stephanie Greatrix - Child Therapist, Jenifer Deeley - Groups Coordinator will be the speakers.

Q&A will also take place.

Mon - Jan 08
  OEYC Playgroup at St. Thomas Public Library

Ontario Early Years Centre presents a playgroup for children and their parents/caregivers at the St. Thomas Public Library.

Join them for activities, games, toys, crafts, songs, stories, and fun! Ages birth to 6 years.

No registration required.

Every Monday from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Ingram Room, Lower Level.

Tue - Jan 09
  Whodunnit Mystery Book Club

The Whoddunit Mystery Book Club meets the second Tuesday of every month (aside from January) from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Board Room, Upper Level of the St. Thomas Public Library. New members welcome, no registration required.

Upcoming dates and books:

January 9 - Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett

February 12 - The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino

March 13 - The Beautiful Cigar Girl by Daniel Stashower

Extra copies of books are available in the Book Club section of the Holds Shelf on the Main Level.

Tue - Jan 09
  STPL Book Club

STPL Book Club meets on the first Tuesday of the month, aside from January 9th, from 10 - 11 a.m. in the Carnegie Room, Lower Level of the St. Thomas Public Library. New members welcome, no registration required.

Upcoming dates and books:

January 9 - My Grandmother Sends Her Regards & Apologises by Fredrik Backman

February 6 - The Lost Garden by Helen Humphreys

March 6 - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Sparks.

Extra copies of books are available in the Book Club section of the Holds Shelf on the Main Level.

Wed - Jan 10
  Therapeutic Pilates

Therapeutic Pilates

Location: New Sarum Public School

Time: 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Every Wednesday, starting September 27th

Event is targetted for participants 50-years-old and above.

Cost: FREE

The goal of this program is to help improve joint strength and core stability.  

To register, visit ywcastthomaselgin.org.

Wed - Jan 10
  Taoist Tai Chi Beginner Class

Taoist Tai Chi Class

First class starts Wed, January 10.

10-11:30AM

This is a 12-week course.

Call 519-675-0577 for more information or to register.

People who practice Tai Chi experience better balance, circulation and reduced stress.

Wed - Jan 10
  Caregiver Support Walking Program

Take Time for You - Caregiver Support Walking Program.

Join with other caregivers for a walk and social support. 

Wednesday's at 9:30am at Pinafore Park. Meet at the main pavilion. 

Call VON at 519-637-6408 for more information and to register.

Thu - Jan 11
  VON Blood Pressure Clinics

VON Free Blood Pressure Clinics are held weekly on Thursday mornings at the St. Thomas Seniors Centre at 225 Chestnut St. from 10 am - 11:30.

Drop in, no appointment necessary.

For more information, call VON 519-637-6408.

Fri - Jan 12 -- Sat - Jan 13
  Building Sold, Liquidation Sale

Our building has sold & we are having a liquidation sale from 9am-1pm on both Friday, January 12 & Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ the Odd Fellows Hall, 54 Moore St., St. Thomas.

Many items include: 2 door cooler, fridge, stove, commercial gas stove, commercial dishwasher & racks, tables, dishes & lots more.  Everything must go!

Fri - Jan 12
  Grab & Go Chicken Divine Dinner

GRAB & GO Chicken Divine Dinner

Friday, January 12, 2018 at New Vision Community Church, 38 Aldborough Ave. in St. Thomas  

Pick-up 4:30-6:00 pm.  

Pay at door $12.00

Fri - Jan 12
  Seed Library Orientation

Join us for an orientation session at the St. Thomas Public Library to get started with the Seed Library. Learn about the Seed Library and how to germinate and transplant seeds and seedlings for the upcoming season!

Registration required, space is limited.

Register online at stthomaspubliclibrary.ca or call 519-631-6050 ext. 8013 or visit the Adult Information Desk to register.

Session Dates and Times:
Friday, January 12 - 7-8 p.m.
Saturday, January 27 - 3-4 p.m.
Saturday, February 10 - 3-4 p.m.
Saturday, March 10 - 3-4 p.m.
Saturday, March 24 - 3-4 p.m.

Mon - Jan 15
  OEYC Playgroup at St. Thomas Public Library

Ontario Early Years Centre presents a playgroup for children and their parents/caregivers at the St. Thomas Public Library.

Join them for activities, games, toys, crafts, songs, stories, and fun! Ages birth to 6 years.

No registration required.

Every Monday from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Ingram Room, Lower Level.

Wed - Jan 17
  123 Read With Me

Drop in program for families with young children. Read to your child and connect with other parents! Newborn to preschool.

Wednesdays 2-3 p.m. Ingram Room, Lower Level of the St. Thomas Public Library.

January 17, 24, 31
February 7, 14, 21, 28
March 7, 28

Wed - Jan 17
  Caregiver Support Walking Program

Take Time for You - Caregiver Support Walking Program.

Join with other caregivers for a walk and social support. 

Wednesday's at 9:30am at Pinafore Park. Meet at the main pavilion. 

Call VON at 519-637-6408 for more information and to register.

Wed - Jan 17
  Therapeutic Pilates

Therapeutic Pilates

Location: New Sarum Public School

Time: 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Every Wednesday, starting September 27th

Event is targetted for participants 50-years-old and above.

Cost: FREE

The goal of this program is to help improve joint strength and core stability.  

To register, visit ywcastthomaselgin.org.

Wed - Jan 17
  Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meets monthly for at least 1 hour. Join us for a new theme each month! Teens on the board advocate for youth at the library, help with library programs, make new friends, and have fun! TAB is a great way to earn volunteer hours. New members welcome, no registration required.

Meeting dates:
Wednesday, January 17
Wednesday, February 21
Wednesday, March 21

Come in from 4-5 p.m. in the Carnegie Room, Lower Level of the St. Thomas Public Library.

Wed - Jan 17
  Taoist Tai Chi Beginner Class

Taoist Tai Chi Class

First class starts Wed, January 10.

10-11:30AM

This is a 12-week course.

Call 519-675-0577 for more information or to register.

People who practice Tai Chi experience better balance, circulation and reduced stress.

Thu - Jan 18
  Free Movie Night

Join us for a FREE movie every month in the Carnegie Room at the St. Thomas Public Library from 6:00 p.m. - 8 p.m.!

Date: Thursday, January 18th: Viceroy's House.

Thu - Jan 18
  Healing Souls Grief Group

10-week closed grief group for anyone grieving the death of a loved one.

Starts on Thursday, January 18th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm noon at the VON office. 

Register by January 11th, 2018. 

Space is limited.

Thu - Jan 18
  'Still Alice' Movie Night

Movie Night at St. Thomas Public Library!

January 18th at 6pm

Come watch 'Still Alice' and enjoy some popcorn!

This is a FREE event!

Thu - Jan 18
  Adult Movie Night

Join us for a FREE movie every month in the Carnegie Room at the St. Thomas Public Library from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.!

Thursday, January 18 - Viceroy's House

Thursday, February 15 - Loving Vincent

Thursday, March 15 - Murder on the Orient Express

Thu - Jan 18
  VON Blood Pressure Clinics

VON Free Blood Pressure Clinics are held weekly on Thursday mornings at the St. Thomas Seniors Centre at 225 Chestnut St. from 10 am - 11:30.

Drop in, no appointment necessary.

For more information, call VON 519-637-6408.

Fri - Jan 19
  Songs of Simon

Featuring the songs of Paul Simon & Simon & Garfunkel with Kim Ladd and The Feelin' Groovy Band.

Friday, January 19th at 7:30 p.m.

Central United Church, 135 Wellington St., St.Thomas

Tickets $20 at centraluc.ca/events, 519-631-3503 or 519-614-3249

A Fundraiser for Central's Music Fund.

Fri - Jan 19
  St. Thomas Seniors Centre Chicken & Ribs Dinner

St. Thomas Seniors Centre Chicken & Ribs Dinner

January 19th, 2018

Band and dance - entertainment by BlackStone

Dinner 5:00pm

Tickets $15 in advance at the St. Thomas Seniors Centre

Mon - Jan 22
  OEYC Playgroup at St. Thomas Public Library

Ontario Early Years Centre presents a playgroup for children and their parents/caregivers at the St. Thomas Public Library.

Join them for activities, games, toys, crafts, songs, stories, and fun! Ages birth to 6 years.

No registration required.

Every Monday from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Ingram Room, Lower Level.

Tue - Jan 23
  DIEalogues

Join us for 'DIEalogues' on death, dying and bereavement on January 23rd, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus on Wellington Street in St Thomas. 

Learn about valuable palliative care services from community partners across Elgin County. 

All are welcome at this free event!

Wed - Jan 24
  123 Read With Me

Drop in program for families with young children. Read to your child and connect with other parents! Newborn to preschool.

Wednesdays 2-3 p.m. Ingram Room, Lower Level of the St. Thomas Public Library.

January 17, 24, 31
February 7, 14, 21, 28
March 7, 28

Wed - Jan 24
  Taoist Tai Chi Beginner Class

Taoist Tai Chi Class

First class starts Wed, January 10.

10-11:30AM

This is a 12-week course.

Call 519-675-0577 for more information or to register.

People who practice Tai Chi experience better balance, circulation and reduced stress.

Wed - Jan 24
  Caregiver Support Walking Program

Take Time for You - Caregiver Support Walking Program.

Join with other caregivers for a walk and social support. 

Wednesday's at 9:30am at Pinafore Park. Meet at the main pavilion. 

Call VON at 519-637-6408 for more information and to register.

Wed - Jan 24
  Therapeutic Pilates

Therapeutic Pilates

Location: New Sarum Public School

Time: 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Every Wednesday, starting September 27th

Event is targetted for participants 50-years-old and above.

Cost: FREE

The goal of this program is to help improve joint strength and core stability.  

To register, visit ywcastthomaselgin.org.

Wed - Jan 24
  Fundraising Quarter Auction

P.S.N.E. monthly quarter auction is Wednesday, January 24th.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and auction starts at 7:00 p.m.

All proceeds go to PSNE 24 hour drop in center, which helping support Mental Health and Addictions individuals & provides supports to Homeless Individuals.

Thu - Jan 25
  Healing Souls Grief Group

10-week closed grief group for anyone grieving the death of a loved one.

Starts on Thursday, January 18th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm noon at the VON office. 

Register by January 11th, 2018. 

Space is limited.

Thu - Jan 25
  VON Blood Pressure Clinics

VON Free Blood Pressure Clinics are held weekly on Thursday mornings at the St. Thomas Seniors Centre at 225 Chestnut St. from 10 am - 11:30.

Drop in, no appointment necessary.

For more information, call VON 519-637-6408.

Sat - Jan 27
  Kenny vs. Spenny in Tillsonburg

We are bringing KENNY VS. SPENNY to Sammy Krenshaw's in Tillsonburg, Ontario on Saturday, January 27th, 2018 to battle it out live on stage. 

For more information, visit http://www.tillsonburgscene.com/

Sat - Jan 27
  Seed Library Orientation

Join us for an orientation session at the St. Thomas Public Library to get started with the Seed Library. Learn about the Seed Library and how to germinate and transplant seeds and seedlings for the upcoming season!

Registration required, space is limited.

Register online at stthomaspubliclibrary.ca or call 519-631-6050 ext. 8013 or visit the Adult Information Desk to register.

Session Dates and Times:
Friday, January 12 - 7-8 p.m.
Saturday, January 27 - 3-4 p.m.
Saturday, February 10 - 3-4 p.m.
Saturday, March 10 - 3-4 p.m.
Saturday, March 24 - 3-4 p.m.

Mon - Jan 29
  OEYC Playgroup at St. Thomas Public Library

Ontario Early Years Centre presents a playgroup for children and their parents/caregivers at the St. Thomas Public Library.

Join them for activities, games, toys, crafts, songs, stories, and fun! Ages birth to 6 years.

No registration required.

Every Monday from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Ingram Room, Lower Level.

Wed - Jan 31
  Taoist Tai Chi Beginner Class

Taoist Tai Chi Class

First class starts Wed, January 10.

10-11:30AM

This is a 12-week course.

Call 519-675-0577 for more information or to register.

People who practice Tai Chi experience better balance, circulation and reduced stress.

Wed - Jan 31
  Caregiver Support Walking Program

Take Time for You - Caregiver Support Walking Program.

Join with other caregivers for a walk and social support. 

Wednesday's at 9:30am at Pinafore Park. Meet at the main pavilion. 

Call VON at 519-637-6408 for more information and to register.

Wed - Jan 31
  123 Read With Me

Drop in program for families with young children. Read to your child and connect with other parents! Newborn to preschool.

Wednesdays 2-3 p.m. Ingram Room, Lower Level of the St. Thomas Public Library.

January 17, 24, 31
February 7, 14, 21, 28
March 7, 28

Wed - Jan 31
  Therapeutic Pilates

Therapeutic Pilates

Location: New Sarum Public School

Time: 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Every Wednesday, starting September 27th

Event is targetted for participants 50-years-old and above.

Cost: FREE

The goal of this program is to help improve joint strength and core stability.  

To register, visit ywcastthomaselgin.org.