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Mon - May 01
  Muffins With Marilyn

Simcoe Branch
Mondays 10:30 a.m.
Join Marilyn, retired nurse and community volunteer, for a muffin and a chat in the Hazel B. Race Room. Need help finding help in your community? Want to chat about issues of the day? Let's start here.

Tue - May 02
  English Conversation Circle

Simcoe Branch - Tuesdays
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. and 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Port Dover Branch - Thursdays
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Would you like to practice your English speaking skills? Join our conversation circle and meet new friends, talk about your community, culture and customs. This program is ideal for anyone wishing to increase English conversation skills.
For additional information please call
519-426-3506 or 519-752-4568.      

Wed - May 03
  Healthful You- Detoxing and anti-aging

Wednesday May 3
Simcoe Branch 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Join Dr. Stephen Maltais as he discusses natural ways to spring clean your body & mind and live better

Wed - May 03
  Community Dinner at Waterford United Church

Waterford United church is hosting a community dinner in the church hall from 430 to 6pm on May 3 2017. It is a FREE dinner for families and anyone who wishes to attend. It is a chance to share a meal with old friends and an opportunity to make new friends. It is soup, bread, cheese, and dessert. Please come and share a meal.

Wed - May 03
  Health and Wellness Talk

CANCER PREVENTION, OPTIONS AND ONTARIO'S HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

Homeopath and Iridologist Diane Elms will be speaking

Wednesday May 3rd 7 p.m.

Hagersville Legion Alma St Hagersville

No charge, donations accepted

For more information call 905 768 0848 or email founder@phoenixrisingcenter.ca

Wed - May 03 -- Thu - May 04
  Jarvis PS Presents: Peter Pan

This week, Jarvis Public School will make more memories as our students present Disney's Peter Pan! Tickets are on sale for $4 and we have 5 shows this week. Three are full houses but we have some tickets for our evening shows at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3 and Thursday, May 4. Call 519-587-2612 to get your tickets to celebrate our awesome kids!

Wed - May 03
  Waterford Crochet Club

The first rule of crochet club is... have fun! Students are welcome to drop in to the Waterford Branch Wednesdays at 3:30 and learn to crochet. All supplies provided. For grades 3 and up.

Wed - May 03
  Games Night

Wednesday Evenings
Simcoe Branch - 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
The Simcoe Branch is hosting a board game night. This event is held downstairs, and players of all ages are welcome. There is something for everyone, and everyone is also welcome to bring in their own games too!

Wed - May 03
  Drawing & Painting Foundations Afterschool Program

Join us at the Norfolk Arts Centre (21 Lynnwood Ave., Simcoe) for Drawing & Painting Foundations, Wednesdays, May 3 - June 7, 4:00 - 5:30pm. This afterschool program will focus on the basic techniques of drawing and painting. Participants will work on building foundational skills such as rendering perspective, negative/positive space and line. Students will have the opportunity to work with a variety of media including acrylic paint, pen and ink, and charcoal. Instructor, Alyssa Treszl will lead this foundational course for young artists. This program is for students ages 10 - 14. Fee: $60 for 6 weeks (10% discount for NAC members). To register contact 519-428-0540 or norfolkartscentre@norfolkcounty.ca.

Wed - May 03
  Healthful Spring Cleaning

Join Dr. Stephen Maltais for a three-week discussion on natural ways to clean your mind and body and live better. Held at the Simcoe Library, April 19, 26, and May 3, 7:00-8:30.

Wed - May 03
  Turkey Supper

Waterford Legion Turkey Supper
May 3  5:30 pm  $12:00 includes dessert, coffee & tea

Wed - May 03 -- Thu - May 04
  Jarvis P.S. Presents Peter Pan

Tickets are on sale for $4 and we have 5 shows this week. Three are full houses but we have some tickets for our evening shows at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3 and Thursday, May 4. Call 519-587-2612 to get your tickets to celebrate our awesome kids!

Thu - May 04
  charity online facebook auction

"KARIBU SOKONI TUMAINI"
"WELCOME TO TUMAINI MARKET"
Tumaini's African Artisan Auction benefiting more than seventy orphaned or needy children in Tanzania! AUCTION CLOSE: May 4th, 2017 at 8:00 PM. Please be generous as 96% of all monies raised for Tumaini goes DIRECTLY to the care of our children! Feel free to share with your friends and message Becky Pow if you have any questions or would like to see any of the items in person!
Happy Bidding!

Thu - May 04
  Crime Stoppers Spring Fundraiser
Crime Stoppers of Haldimand, Norfolk and Tillsonburg "Sample, Savour and Support" Spring Gala fundraiser. Thursday May 4, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the Jarvis Lions Community Centre. Knechtels Perch Dinner, Live & Silent auction and door prizes. Call 519-426-3434 ext 7452 or Email: chair@helpsolvecrime.com to get your ticket and/or to donate an auction item.
Thu - May 04
  E-Reading Workshop

Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Port Dover Branch
Drop in for an hour and get some tips
on down loading free e-books. Bring your tablets, pads and e-readers and library staff will walk you through the process and troubleshoot too.

Thu - May 04
  South Brant Legion Drop-in-Pool
South Brant Legion Drop-in-Pool 72 King Street North, Oakland starts at 5 pm every Thursday. Food available. Call 519-446-0011 for more information
Fri - May 05
  Waterford Lioness Annual Purse Auction

Waterford Lioness Annual Purse Auction
Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Place: The Greens at Renton
Time: 7 pm
Light Lunch provided
Tickets are $25.00 and are available at 519-443-7435

Fri - May 05
  Women''s Sip 'N Learn Social Mountain Bike Event

Come out and learn more about the Turkey Point Mountain Bike Club at this free event at the Burning Kiln Winery and meet women who are already enjoying the trails! Info, speakers, raffle, wine ($).

Fri - May 05
  Professor Louie And The Crowmatix concert

On May 5th Professor Louie And The Crowmatix  repertoire is steeped in rock and roll, Blues, Gospel and American roots music. The members of this band have collaborated with the likes of The Band, Van Morrison and more. Proceeds for upgrades to local high school Musical department's upgrades.

Fri - May 05 -- Sun - May 07
  Shop the Shore (formerly Festival by the Bay)

Long Point Country becomes a unique marketplace worth exploring; featuring shops, boutiques, artisans, crafters and home-based businesses.  Follow map participants May 5 - 7 or visit the Port Rowan Community Centre from 10am-40pm Sat. May 6 & Sun. May 7

Fri - May 05
  Knit one, Purl two, Stitching Clubs

Bring your skills and enthusiasm to any one of the great knitting and crochet groups meeting at the NCPL.
Port Dover Branch - Fridays 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Port Rowan Branch - Wednesdays 7:00 p.m.
Simcoe Branch - Every other Saturday starting May 13th, 10:30 a.m. - noon.
Waterford Branch - 2nd Wednesday 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Waterford Branch - 4th Tuesday 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Fri - May 05
  Ancestry Library Edition

Port Dover Branch
Fridays 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Learn how to use this great on-line resource to create your family tree. Learn details of your ancestry for free at the library. Due to limited space registration is preferred.

Sat - May 06
  Can You Dig It? Gameshow

Norfolk's Most Outrageous Fundraiser -- Can You Dig It? Gameshow

Friends, fun & Fabulous Prizes!!

May 6th at the Port Dover Community Centre. Doors open at 7PM.

 

Grand Prize donated by Schott's Leons

Catering by Gater BBQ

After party with professional DJ!

 

Sat - May 06
  Sing Sea to Sea

In Celebration of Canada's 150 Years, Trinity Anglican Church Presents Cantores Celestes Women's Choir "Sing Sea to Sea" on May 6th.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $20 each with limited tickets available at the door.  All proceeds go towards Trinity Anglican Church Parish Hall Renovations.  To purchase tickets call 519-426-0501.

Sat - May 06
  3D Printing Workshop
Port Dover Branch
Learn how to use the MakerSpace and get creative in new "tech' ways. Each workshop runs for an hour and space is limited. Please call 519-426-3506 ext. 3 to book a spot.
3D Print Café -Saturday May 6 -  2:00 p.m.
Designing cookie cutters, cookie stamps, coffee stencils and things for your kitchen.
3D- Creatures-Thursday May 18 -  4:00 p.m.
Designing monsters, animals, creatures and things that go bump in the night.
Print Your Own Home Décor
Wednesday May 31 -  5:30 p.m.
Designing tea light holders, vases, mini planters and other items of décor.
Sat - May 06
  Plant, Bake & Book Sale

Saturday, May 6 at St James United Church, Simcoe. 8:30-noon. Come one, come all! Get your plants for spring gardens, books for summer reading and enjoy treats from the bake table!

Sat - May 06
  Indoor church yard sale

Saturday, May 6, Simcoe Gospel Chapel is having it's annual spring yard sale. It will be held indoors at 4152 Hwy. #3 East, Simcoe, starting at 8 a.m. There will be furniture, toys, books, antiques, kitchen and household items,tools, sporting goods, decor and much more. All proceeds raised will go to House of Hope Children's Center in Haiti.

Sat - May 06
  Springtime Country Market

Springtime Country Market Saturday May 6, 9 am to 3 pm, at Waterford United Church.  Honour Mothers and celebrate Canada 150 at the same time!  Tables will be laden with items for the garden and home, crafted/made by wonderfully talented local artisans.  Come do your Mothers' Day and spring shopping for unique hand-crafted items.

Sat - May 06
  Roast Pork Dinner

May 6th 2017

St. Johns Anglican Woodhouse Roast Pork Dinner

Roast Pork, mashed potatoes and gravy, cooked  vegetables, coleslaw,  buns.

Apple sauce and strawberry syrup completes the meal, dessert and drinks included.

Adults $15

kids under 12 $7.50

Served from 5 - 7 pm
883 norfolk street s, simcoe

Sun - May 07
  MS Walk
Simcoe-Norfolk Mandarin MS Walk
Check-in Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Route Length(s): 2km, 5km
 
For more information, contact Mark Goguen:
mark.goguen@mssociety.ca - 1(888) 510-7777 x3307

Canada has the highest rate of MS in the world. When you join Mandarin MS Walk, you join our country’s collective effort to help improve the lives of Canadians affected by MS. The dollars you raise are invested in world-leading MS research happening right here in Canada. It’s an exciting time for MS research, and your fundraising will help improve the quality of life of Canadians affected by MS today, and those who may receive a diagnosis tomorrow.

We look forward to seeing you on May 7, 2017 for the Simcoe-Norfolk Mandarin MS Walk!  Walking is part of the Walk, but it's not all about walking. It's about sharing, supporting, celebrating and making a difference.

Sun - May 07
  Mulitcultural Heritage Association of Norfolk Heritage Day
May 7th at Delhi Hungarian Hall from 11am-4pm. Opening ceremonies begin at 1pm Parade of Nations, Ethnic tables to view, entertainment throughout the day, ethnic food samples available to purchase. Admission is FREE - donations accepted.
Mon - May 08 -- Fri - May 12
  Palliative Care Week

Please join us for special events during the week of May 8-12.
Tuesday, May 9 from 2-3, Helen Button from MHN Lawyers will be presenting on the importance of Power of Attorney, Wills and advanced care planning
Wednesday, May 10 at 2:00 and 7:00 we will be screening a documentary "The Euthanasia Deception"
Thursday, May 11 from 2-3 Paul Taylor from Baldock's Funeral Home will be here to discuss funeral pre planning.
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AT NORVIEW LODGE, a non-perishable food item for the food bank would be welcome.

Mon - May 08
  Muffins With Marilyn

Simcoe Branch
Mondays 10:30 a.m.
Join Marilyn, retired nurse and community volunteer, for a muffin and a chat in the Hazel B. Race Room. Need help finding help in your community? Want to chat about issues of the day? Let's start here.

Tue - May 09
  Zumba Class for The Global Autism Project

May 9th
6:00-8:00 pm
Waterford United Church
Doors open at 6:00 for raffle, then we get our dance on at 6:30!
$10 Admission
All ages welcome!
Raffle prizes from local businesses such as Bonnieheath, Complexions Wellness Boutique, Hoy's Chinese Food, Springview Golf Course, Long Point Eco Adventures and more!
$2 each or 3 for $5

In Zumba there are no wrong moves, only accidental solos! No previous Zumba or dance experience is required to have fun!

Tue - May 09
  English Conversation Circle

Simcoe Branch - Tuesdays
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. and 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Port Dover Branch - Thursdays
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Would you like to practice your English speaking skills? Join our conversation circle and meet new friends, talk about your community, culture and customs. This program is ideal for anyone wishing to increase English conversation skills.
For additional information please call
519-426-3506 or 519-752-4568.      

Tue - May 09
  MOVIE NIGHT Escarpment Blues

MOVIE NIGHT
Escarpment Blues
Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 7:30-9:00 pm at Simcoe Seniors Centre, 89 Pond Street, Simcoe.
Norfolk Field Naturalists


Join us for popcorn and a movie: Sarah Harmer's song Escarpment Blues has a great line which states "if we blow another hole in the escarpment  the wild ones won't have anywhere to go".  Having grown up in Northern Burlington on a farm on Mt Nemo, Sarah becomes involved in the fight to prevent the expansion of Nelson Aggregate's quarry there.  She does this by touring the Niagara Escarpment from top to bottom and helping to inform and energize people on the importance of protecting this unique green space. Contact Len at 519-428-6796.

Wed - May 10
  Norfolk Has Talent

Norfolk Has Talent will hold their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday May 10th, 7 pm.
They will hold a brief summary of their year in review and will elect their Board of Directors. 

light refreshments will be served. 
the meeting will be held at the Grummett Building, 13 Norfolk St. South Simcoe.

If you are interested in sitting on the Board, please email Norfolkhastalent@gmail.com

Wed - May 10
  Games Night

Wednesday Evenings
Simcoe Branch - 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
The Simcoe Branch is hosting a board game night. This event is held downstairs, and players of all ages are welcome. There is something for everyone, and everyone is also welcome to bring in their own games too!

Wed - May 10
  Drawing & Painting Foundations Afterschool Program

Join us at the Norfolk Arts Centre (21 Lynnwood Ave., Simcoe) for Drawing & Painting Foundations, Wednesdays, May 3 - June 7, 4:00 - 5:30pm. This afterschool program will focus on the basic techniques of drawing and painting. Participants will work on building foundational skills such as rendering perspective, negative/positive space and line. Students will have the opportunity to work with a variety of media including acrylic paint, pen and ink, and charcoal. Instructor, Alyssa Treszl will lead this foundational course for young artists. This program is for students ages 10 - 14. Fee: $60 for 6 weeks (10% discount for NAC members). To register contact 519-428-0540 or norfolkartscentre@norfolkcounty.ca.

Wed - May 10
  Simcoe & District Horticultural Society Meeting

Wednesday, May 10th at the Junior Farmers Building in Simcoe. Bob Williams presents a 40-minute skit on the History of Horticulture in Norfolk, featuring many longtime members. Fun & interesting! Free admission, refreshments available, and door prizes! Everyone welcome! 

Thu - May 11
  South Brant Legion Drop-in-Pool
South Brant Legion Drop-in-Pool 72 King Street North, Oakland starts at 5 pm every Thursday. Food available. Call 519-446-0011 for more information
Thu - May 11
  E-Reading Workshop

Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Port Dover Branch
Drop in for an hour and get some tips
on down loading free e-books. Bring your tablets, pads and e-readers and library staff will walk you through the process and troubleshoot too.

Thu - May 11 -- Sat - May 13
  The 56th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA is hiring part-time Soldiers

The 56th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA is hiring part-time Soldiers

if you're up for the challenge, the Regiment will be holding two information sessions ... May 11th from 6pm-9pm and May 13th from 10am-4pm at Sgt Frederick Hobson VC Armoury, 27 Grigg Drive, Simcoe.

Must be ... between the ages of 16 (with guardian or parental consent)- 57 years old, Canadian Citizen, and have a Grade 10 level education.

RSVP your attendance with the Recruiter:

Sgt Travis McLaughlin - Travis.McLaughlin@forces.gc.ca OR for more information call 519-752-1642 ext 7228

Fri - May 12
  Ladies Night

Delhi Library Fundraiser on Friday May 12th Delhi German Home. Doors open at 6:30 Fashion show ar 7:30pm. Tickets are 25.00 each and are available at the Delhi Branch or call Ron at 519 582 3970. Delhi Pharmasave fashions and Holy Trinity paper fashions will be showcased. You can also enjoy browsing vendor and penny tables,finger foods and a complimentary glass of wine. Please come out and support our fundraising!

Fri - May 12
  RADIOTHON for Norfolk General Hospital
Help us raise money for a new ULTRASOUND MACHINE May 12th during the Annual 98.9 myFM RADIOTHON in support of Norfolk General Hospital. 98.9 myFM will be broadcasting live from the lobby of NGH from 7am-5pm. Donate in person, by phone or online. Learn more at ngh.on.ca
Fri - May 12
  Knit one, Purl two, Stitching Clubs

Bring your skills and enthusiasm to any one of the great knitting and crochet groups meeting at the NCPL.
Port Dover Branch - Fridays 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Port Rowan Branch - Wednesdays 7:00 p.m.
Simcoe Branch - Every other Saturday starting May 13th, 10:30 a.m. - noon.
Waterford Branch - 2nd Wednesday 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Waterford Branch - 4th Tuesday 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Fri - May 12
  Ladies Night Out - Delhi Fund Raiser

Friday May 12 - doors open 6:30 p.m.
German House - (443 James St.)
Drop in for an evening of fashion, food, wine and fun. Tickets are $25, available at the Delhi Branch or from the Delhi Expansion Fund Raising committee. Catch the 7:30 fashion show, try the penny sale or simply shop. Bring a friend and enjoy.

Fri - May 12
  Ancestry Library Edition

Port Dover Branch
Fridays 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Learn how to use this great on-line resource to create your family tree. Learn details of your ancestry for free at the library. Due to limited space registration is preferred.

Sat - May 13
  Waterford Pharmacy and Health Food 2nd Anniversary

As a Thank You for your Patronage and Support...
Waterford Pharmacy and Health Food is Celebrating their 2nd Anniversary.  Live Music, Great Deals , Prizes, Cupcakes and BBQ.
SATURDAY MAY 13, 2017   10am-2pm
29 Alice Street Waterford

Sat - May 13
  Mothers Day Dance

Come Join us at the Polish Hall in Delhi on Saturday May 13th for an evening of fun and dancing, light meal at 10 pm and door prizes.
Listen to a live band playing a variety music.
Tickets are $20
Doors open at  7 pm, dancing at 8 pm.
Call Alice for tickets at 519-426-2632

Sat - May 13
  Protect Your Identity

Crime Stoppers of Haldimand, Norfolk and Tillsonburg will be holding 'Protect Your Identity' Document Shredding Days on May 13, 2017, at Highways 3 & 24 in Simcoe (Shoppers Plaza) and June 10, 2017 at the Caledonia Community Centre - Haddington Street, Caledonia from 9:00 am until noon. Bring all your old personal and financial documents for onsite shredding by Norfolk Disposal and help protect yourself against identity theft. Only $5 per box. For more information contact Crime Stoppers at chair@helpsolvecrime.com

Sat - May 13
  Mark Laforme Dance
On May 13th come and join in at South Brant Legion. Dance to Mark LaForme starts at 8 PM. 72 King Street North, Oakland 519-446-0011 No cover charge
Sat - May 13
  Used Book Drive

Port Dover Branch - 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday May 13 and May 27
The Friends of the Library are accepting gently used books for their upcoming book sale. All donations will support their work at the Port Dover Branch. No encyclopaedias or magazines please.

Sat - May 13
  Guest Curator & Artist Talk at Norfolk Arts Centre

In Conversation: Phil Ross with Elizabeth Barrett-Milner on Saturday, May 13 from 1:30 - 3:00pm at the Norfolk Arts Centre (21 Lynnwood Ave., Simcoe). Join us for an intimate conversation between "rare" guest curator, Phil Ross and artist, Elizabeth Barrett-Milner. Guests will have the opportunity to asks questions of Ross and Barrett-Milner, and are invited to stay for an informal reception after the discussion. Admission is free. Elizabeth Barrett-Milner: rare is on exhibition at the Norfolk Arts Centre until Saturday, May 27.

Sat - May 13
  Norfolk County Crochets! And knits, weaves, sews

Simcoe Branch
Saturday May 13 - 10:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Drop in for demonstrations on a variety wool based projects. Take in demonstrations in the John Race MakerSpace. Try your hand at new variations of old skills. There will be door prizes, draws and hands on opportunities for everyone. Check out the displays by a variety of sponsors and get re-acquainted with wool.

Sat - May 13
  Teeterville Legion Perch Dinner

The Wagner Memorial Legion in Teeterville will be holding their Perch Dinner on Saturday May 13, 2017.    Serving Lake Erie Perch. Serving from 5 to 7 p.m.    $25.00 per Dinner.    ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY!
Everyone Welcome.  For tickets &  further information call the Legion at 519-443-5588.

Sun - May 14
  Gifts from Nature: Mother's Day Hike & Fairy Gard

MOTHER'S DAY, Sunday May 14th, 10 A.M. to Noon
Gifts from Nature:  Mother's Day Hike & Fairy Gardens
Nature's Calling Environmental Education


Nature is an extraordinary gift, one that is perennially given to us, and one that we can give and share with others.  Spend the day with Mom celebrating all that Spring offers through the delights of early wildflower blooms, a garland of pastel Easter eggs, a floral May basket and a handmade fairy garden to take home and put in her own garden. 
@ Canada's First Forestry Station Interpretive Centre on Highway #24 (just east of Forestry Farm Road)
Contact us at info@naturescalling.ca or 519-410-7376.
All events by donation (suggest $10 per Family).

Sun - May 14
  Mother's Day Brunch

Sunday, May 14 at the St Williams Centre, 9am-1pm. All you can eat! Adults $8; kids $4. Everyone welcome!

Sun - May 14
  Mother's Day Spring Wildflower Hike in Backus Wood

FIELD EVENT
Mother's Day Spring Wildflower Hike in Backus Woods
Sunday, May 14, 2017, 1:00  to 3.00 pm.
Norfolk Field Naturalists


Bring Mom and join us on a leisurely stroll through the south tract of Backus Woods to identify and learn about the diversity of spring ephemeral flowers along the wooded trail, including Trout Lily, Red and White Trillium, Hepatica, Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Foamflower and many other species, and their importance to forest ecology.  Meet at the Parking lot on Concession #3 (by the Turkey Cairn). Contact Bernie at 519-428-0706.

Sun - May 14
  Sunday Brunch

Waterford Legion Mother' Day Brunch
Hosted by Ladies Auxiliary
May 14  $10   children under 10 $5
all you can eat !!!

Mon - May 15
  Muffins With Marilyn

Simcoe Branch
Mondays 10:30 a.m.
Join Marilyn, retired nurse and community volunteer, for a muffin and a chat in the Hazel B. Race Room. Need help finding help in your community? Want to chat about issues of the day? Let's start here.

Tue - May 16
  Homework Help for Parents

Simcoe Branch- May 16th
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Port Dover Branch - May 18th
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Need a little help giving a little help? Drop in for some great ideas and resources on helping your children with their homework. Library staff will walk you through the on-line resources available at www.ncpl.ca and show you easy ways to be brilliant.

Tue - May 16
  English Conversation Circle

Simcoe Branch - Tuesdays
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. and 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Port Dover Branch - Thursdays
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Would you like to practice your English speaking skills? Join our conversation circle and meet new friends, talk about your community, culture and customs. This program is ideal for anyone wishing to increase English conversation skills.
For additional information please call
519-426-3506 or 519-752-4568.      

Wed - May 17
  Learn Sudoku

May 17
Simcoe Branch 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Bring a pencil and a friend and learn how to enjoy one of the greatest puzzle challenges around. All skill levels welcome.

Wed - May 17
  Drawing & Painting Foundations Afterschool Program

Join us at the Norfolk Arts Centre (21 Lynnwood Ave., Simcoe) for Drawing & Painting Foundations, Wednesdays, May 3 - June 7, 4:00 - 5:30pm. This afterschool program will focus on the basic techniques of drawing and painting. Participants will work on building foundational skills such as rendering perspective, negative/positive space and line. Students will have the opportunity to work with a variety of media including acrylic paint, pen and ink, and charcoal. Instructor, Alyssa Treszl will lead this foundational course for young artists. This program is for students ages 10 - 14. Fee: $60 for 6 weeks (10% discount for NAC members). To register contact 519-428-0540 or norfolkartscentre@norfolkcounty.ca.

Wed - May 17
  Chicken Supper

Waterford Legion chicken Supper
May 17  5:30 pm $12:00 includes dessert, coffee & tea

Wed - May 17
  Tax-Smart Estate Planning

Port Dover Branch
Wednesday May 17, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
This presentation will educate about the benefits of estate planning, wills, gifts to charities and how to safeguard assets. A special thank you to the Alzheimer's Society for their sponsorship.

Wed - May 17
  Games Night

Wednesday Evenings
Simcoe Branch - 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
The Simcoe Branch is hosting a board game night. This event is held downstairs, and players of all ages are welcome. There is something for everyone, and everyone is also welcome to bring in their own games too!

Wed - May 17
  Tax-Smart Estate Planning

Port Dover Branch
Wednesday May 17, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
This presentation will educate about the benefits of estate planning, wills, gifts to charities and how to safeguard assets. A special thank you to the Alzheimer's Society for their sponsorship.

Thu - May 18
  South Brant Legion Drop-in-Pool
South Brant Legion Drop-in-Pool 72 King Street North, Oakland starts at 5 pm every Thursday. Food available. Call 519-446-0011 for more information
Thu - May 18
  Scrabble Club

Bring your skills and competitive spirit, games and dictionaries provided. Everyone welcome!
3rd Thursday of the month
Waterford Branch - 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
1st Wednesday of the month
Port Dover - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Fridays
Port Rowan - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Thu - May 18
  E-Reading Workshop

Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Port Dover Branch
Drop in for an hour and get some tips
on down loading free e-books. Bring your tablets, pads and e-readers and library staff will walk you through the process and troubleshoot too.

Thu - May 18
  3D Printing Workshop

Simcoe Branch
Thursday May 18 - 2:00 p.m.
Here is a chance to learn 3D printing with the versatile Thingiverse program. Fidget, play and create all from one site. Class size is limited. To register call 519-426-3506 ext. 5

Fri - May 19
  Knit one, Purl two, Stitching Clubs

Bring your skills and enthusiasm to any one of the great knitting and crochet groups meeting at the NCPL.
Port Dover Branch - Fridays 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Port Rowan Branch - Wednesdays 7:00 p.m.
Simcoe Branch - Every other Saturday starting May 13th, 10:30 a.m. - noon.
Waterford Branch - 2nd Wednesday 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Waterford Branch - 4th Tuesday 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Fri - May 19
  Ancestry Library Edition

Port Dover Branch
Fridays 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Learn how to use this great on-line resource to create your family tree. Learn details of your ancestry for free at the library. Due to limited space registration is preferred.

Fri - May 19
  HT Agriculture, Tractor & Car Show

Holy Trinity Catholic High School Agriculture, Tractor & Car Show - Friday, May 19th in support of the United Way. Categories to win: car (classic/modern), truck (classic/muscle/4x4), import/tuner, tractor (antique/modern). To register, call Clark 519-410-2711. Entry is $10 (upon approval of entry). 

Fri - May 19 -- Sat - May 20
  Waterford District High School 125th Reunion
Join us for the celebration. The school opens Fri May 19 @ 5pm with and alumni basketball game @ 7pm. Sat May 20, activities begin with a pancake breakfast from 9-12, the decade rooms are open from 10-4 and the Opening Ceremony is at 1pm. The doors for the WDHS 125 Bash open at 4pm at Waterford Tricenturena. Tickets are $35 and must be ordered or purchased in advance. Ticket and t-shirt order information is available on our Facebook page, Waterford District High School 125th Reunion and our web page www.waterfordreunion.com Please do not call the school for information. Sun from 9-12 we invite current and former students and staff to a Homecoming Breakfast from 9-12 and you can tour the Decade Rooms from 10-12. Spread the word and join us!
Sat - May 20
  ANNUAL PLANT & BAKE SALE
Delhi & District Horticultural Society ANNUAL PLANT & BAKE SALE - Saturday May 20th/17, 8:00 am till noon at the Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre
Sat - May 20
  Spring Migrants in Backus Woods

FIELD EVENT
Spring Migrants in Backus Woods
Saturday, May 20, 2017, 7:30 to 9:30 am.
Norfolk Field Naturalists
A local enthusiastic and knowledgeable birder will lead us on a bird-watching expedition in the South Tract of Backus Woods, which has over 80 breeding species, including 11 species at risk. We'll look and listen for Cerulean Warbler, Hooded Warbler, Prothonotary Warbler, Wood Thrush, Veery, Louisiana Waterthrush, Great-crested Flycatcher, Rose-breasted Grosbeak and more. Don't forget your binoculars! Contact Bernie at 519-428-0706.

Sat - May 20 -- Mon - May 22
  Antique Tour and Open house

Walpole Antique Farm Machinery Assco. Antique Tour and open house May 20,21,22 Start at 8 all 3 days end at 6pm all 3day We are at 2050 Main st. S in Jarvis. We have Breakfast all 3 day from 8-10
Lunch all 3 days from 12-2
Over 100 antique Tractors
Crafts for the Ladies
Barn Dance Saturday May 20 at 8
The train station will be open.
Hope you can come out and have some fun.

For more infor call 519-587-2601or email larrysbackhoe@optionsdl.ca

Sat - May 20
  Yard & Bake Sale


May 20th Yard and Bake Sale at the church - 8am - 1 pm 19 Church Street Jarvis

Sun - May 21 -- Mon - May 22
  Jarvis 150 welcome home celebration

Jarvis is hosting a great Welcome Home family weekend this May 21,22.


Bring your family and friends to see: live music on the main stage, food food and more food, food truck alley, night time light parade, grand fireworks, bouncy activities for children, car show, yoga, historical activities and a huge welcome home from the community of Jarvis.


 See our Facebook page for more information:
Jarvis 150 - Welcome Home Festival

Sun - May 21
  Biodiversity Blitz @ Bonnieheath

Sunday, May 21st, 1 to 3 P.M.
Biodiversity Blitz @ Bonnieheath
Nature's Calling Environmental Education


The United Nations has proclaimed May 22nd the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.  Join us as we explore wood, ponds and grasslands and identify as many species of plants and animals as we can on this diverse and interesting farm property.


@ Bonnieheath Estate Lavender & Winery, 410 Concession 12 Townsend Rd., Waterford
Contact us at info@naturescalling.ca or 519-410-7376.
All events by donation (suggest $10 per Family).

Sun - May 21
  Jarvis Lions Chicken Barbecue

The Jarvis Lions Club will be having a Chicken Barbecue at the Walpole Antique Farm Machinery Association grounds in Jarvis (adjacent to the Ball Park) on Sunday, May 21st, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The barbecue will be held as part of the Jarvis 150 Welcome Home Festival.

 

Tickets are $15.00 for Adults (1/2 chicken) and $7.00 for Children (drumstick) and includes a baked potato, cole slaw, dinner roll and pop/water, served in a take-out container. Tickets can be purchased in Jarvis at Craddock's Garage, Nigh's of Jarvis, Doughty & Williamson's and W.J. Elliott's or call 519-410-3243. Come to Jarvis for the day and start with breakfast at the Jarvis Community Centre with the Townsend Lions, relax at the Ecumenical Service afterwards then enjoy the variety of entertainment and displays throughout the day. After the Chicken Barbecue, you won't want to miss the Downtown Evening Parade followed by Fireworks in the Jarvis Lions Ball Park. Return on Monday, May 22nd and continue the fun all day. Help the Jarvis Lions and support the New Jarvis Lions Walking Trail. See you in Jarvis on Sunday, May 21st and Monday May 22nd!

Mon - May 22
  Muffins With Marilyn

Simcoe Branch
Mondays 10:30 a.m.
Join Marilyn, retired nurse and community volunteer, for a muffin and a chat in the Hazel B. Race Room. Need help finding help in your community? Want to chat about issues of the day? Let's start here.

Tue - May 23
  English Conversation Circle

Simcoe Branch - Tuesdays
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. and 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Port Dover Branch - Thursdays
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Would you like to practice your English speaking skills? Join our conversation circle and meet new friends, talk about your community, culture and customs. This program is ideal for anyone wishing to increase English conversation skills.
For additional information please call
519-426-3506 or 519-752-4568.      

Wed - May 24 -- Sat - Jun 10
  The Ladies Foursome by Norm Foster

The Ladies Foursome
Comedy by Norm Foster
May 24-June 10
Four women gather for a lighthearted round of golf in honour of their recently departed playing partner.  The foursome swings into discussions of life, love, men, sex, children, careers- everything but golf.  Many surprises, secrets and confessions come to the surface during this hilarious and heart-warming round of golf.

Wed - May 24
  Drawing & Painting Foundations Afterschool Program

Join us at the Norfolk Arts Centre (21 Lynnwood Ave., Simcoe) for Drawing & Painting Foundations, Wednesdays, May 3 - June 7, 4:00 - 5:30pm. This afterschool program will focus on the basic techniques of drawing and painting. Participants will work on building foundational skills such as rendering perspective, negative/positive space and line. Students will have the opportunity to work with a variety of media including acrylic paint, pen and ink, and charcoal. Instructor, Alyssa Treszl will lead this foundational course for young artists. This program is for students ages 10 - 14. Fee: $60 for 6 weeks (10% discount for NAC members). To register contact 519-428-0540 or norfolkartscentre@norfolkcounty.ca.

Wed - May 24
  Games Night

Wednesday Evenings
Simcoe Branch - 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
The Simcoe Branch is hosting a board game night. This event is held downstairs, and players of all ages are welcome. There is something for everyone, and everyone is also welcome to bring in their own games too!

Thu - May 25
  South Brant Legion Drop-in-Pool
South Brant Legion Drop-in-Pool 72 King Street North, Oakland starts at 5 pm every Thursday. Food available. Call 519-446-0011 for more information
Thu - May 25
  E-Reading Workshop

Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Port Dover Branch
Drop in for an hour and get some tips
on down loading free e-books. Bring your tablets, pads and e-readers and library staff will walk you through the process and troubleshoot too.

Thu - May 25
  Kitchen and Kids Craft

Items for children and the home, handcrafted by the volunteer Association to Norfolk General Hospital and Nursing Home.  Join us in the hospital lobby from 10am-2pm on Thursday, May 25th.

Fri - May 26
  Ancestry Library Edition

Port Dover Branch
Fridays 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Learn how to use this great on-line resource to create your family tree. Learn details of your ancestry for free at the library. Due to limited space registration is preferred.

Fri - May 26
  Wings N Things

Waterford Legion Wings N Things
May 26  5:00 - 7:00 pm or sold out
entertainment Stompin Tom Tribute
in Clubroom  6:00 - 8:00 pm
serving wings, fries, onion rings & Caesar Salad

Fri - May 26
  WDHS Interact Club Trivia Night

THE INTERACT CLUB OF WATERFORD DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL WILL BE HOSTING A TRIVIA NIGHT ON FRIDAY MAY 26th at 6:00 pm.  Held at the high school in the Dogwood Room, the event will raise funds for a Shelter Box to help up to 10 people in need after a natural disaster strikes. Currently these boxes are providing a weatherproof shelter, warm beds, water purification, coking aids and utensils, a toolkit and children's activities to Peru (flooding), Somaliland (drought & famine), Colombia (landslide) and Madagascar (cyclone).

These boxes cost approximately $1200 each and the interact club's goal is to raise enough money to purchase one for this worthwhile cause. We are asking for our community's support by coming to our family friendly Trivia Night. The cost is $2 a person or $10 a team/family. Ballots to win fantastic prizes such as, a gift basket from Waterford Soap Girl (valued at $70) or a gift certificate to Long Point Eco Adventure (valued at $95) will be given out to the night's winners.  We will also be collecting donations in exchange for a chance to win many more outstanding prizes.

If you are unable to join us on the 26th feel free to stop by our booth at the WDHS 125th reunion May 19th to 21st to make a contribution to our cause. Please email wdhsinteractclub@gmail.com to register for our May 26th event or for more information about our projects.  We look forwards to seeing you there.

Fri - May 26
  Knit one, Purl two, Stitching Clubs

Bring your skills and enthusiasm to any one of the great knitting and crochet groups meeting at the NCPL.
Port Dover Branch - Fridays 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Port Rowan Branch - Wednesdays 7:00 p.m.
Simcoe Branch - Every other Saturday starting May 13th, 10:30 a.m. - noon.
Waterford Branch - 2nd Wednesday 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Waterford Branch - 4th Tuesday 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Sat - May 27
  Golf Tournament & Steak BBQ

Waterford Legion hosting Terry Anderson Memorial  Golf Tournament & Steak BBQ   May 27  at Springview Farm Golf Course
register at Legion Br. 123
golf & BBQ $55:00 ,steak dinner only $15:00  serving dinner 5:00 pm

Sat - May 27
  Teeterville PS Fundraising Event

Teeterville Public School Fundraising Event - Saturday May 27, 2017 from 9:00 am. - 2:00 pm. @ Teeterville Women's Institute. Join us at our Spring Plant Sale/Market Place event featuring many plant and garden accessories as well as showcasing our local vendors and entrepreneurs with their products and services. Something for everyone! Funds raised during this event will go towards student trips, activities and our Breakfast Program. 

Sat - May 27
  Deadly Dames - Mystery Writers

Saturday May 27
Port Dover Branch 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Join this group of authors as they share from their latest spine tingling mysteries. Pick up a cozy murder to read at the cottage this summer. For a schedule of readings and authors check out www.ncpl.ca

Sat - May 27 -- Sun - May 28
  GRACE MISSION: A New Musical
Produced by Fridge Door Live Theatre Company, Grace Mission is a New Musical, written by local award winning playwright, Len Cuthbert and composed by musician, Fynn Cuthbert. Synopsis: Grace Mission is a musical about seven Grade 12 students in their final year of high school. The guys have a band and want to enter a big music contest but need one more guy to compete. The girls want to be part of it but don't have the musical talent, so they think. Enter O'Grady, a new student, the perfect addition to the guys dilemma. But by the time prom night arrives, everything about O'Grady's past, present and future will have created enough chaos to leave everyone pondering the values of life, acceptance, and grace. On stage May 27-28, 207 at Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School Auditorium.
Sat - May 27
  Horticultural Society Plant Sale

Simcoe & District Horticultural Society Annual Plant Sale - Saturday, May 27 at the Aud in Simcoe, during the Yard Sale for the Cure. 8-9am. Veggies & flowers. Great prices!

Sat - May 27
  Spice Girls Night in Tillsonburg

With giant personalities, British accents and platform shoes, these five Toronto women deliver the ultimate 90's dance party, sharing a message of love, equality and, of course, GIRL POWER!

WANNABE: The Spice Girls Tribute Band
Come see the Spice Girls tribute act that is selling out venues across North America right now. We were lucky enough to get them in Tillsonburg Saturday May 27th!

$20 per ticket!
tickets available online starting this weekend via www.ourevent.ca
Phyical tickets will be available the following week at the bar and Bell Store Tillsonburg.

THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT!

We will be hosting 90's karaoke before and after the tribute act
with prizes! Make sure you get in on all the fun :)

Sat - May 27
  Annual RE/MAX Fundraising Yard Sale

Sale Date will be Saturday May 27, 2017  
8am-1pm at The AUD, Norfolk County Fairgrounds.  

RE/MAX together with the Simcoe Lion's Club are raising funds in support of Camp Trillium.  
 
Donations for the sale can be dropped off at RE/MAX Office 103 Queensway East in Simcoe (trailer in rear lot) from 9am-3pm Monday-Friday and Saturdays 9am-3pm until May 25th. Salable items only please, no clothing.

Sat - May 27
  Spring Plant Sale/Market Place

Fundraising Event - Saturday May 27, 2017 from 9:00 am. - 2:00 pm. @ Teeterville Women's Institute. Join us at our Spring Plant Sale/Market Place event featuring many plants and garden accessories and showcasing our as local vendors and entrepreneurs with their products and services. Something for everyone! Funds raised during this event will go towards student trips, activities and our Breakfast Program.

Sat - May 27
  Boat Safety Day
Port Dover Power & Sail Squadron's Boat Safety Day - May 27th from 10 am til 1 pm at the Port Dover Harbour Marina. May 20th to 26th is Safe Boating Week and, as we ramp up for the upcoming boating season, remember to be prepared--have safety gear on board, sufficient fuel and check marine weather reports before heading out.  Beware of cold water risks and NEVER drink and boat--save the beer for the pier! This year, make EVERY boating trip A ROUND TRIP!
 
Sat - May 27
  Yard Sale for Camp Trillium

Yard Sale for Camp Trillium! This year we are going local! RE/MAX together with the Simcoe Lion's Club are raising funds in support of Camp Trillium. Donations can be dropped off prior to May 25th at RE/MAX Office 103 Queensway East in Simcoe (trailer in rear lot). Salable items only please, no clothing. Sale Date: Saturday May 27, 2017 8am-1pm at The AUD, Norfolk County Fairgounds. More info? Call Doug Hunt, RE/MAX Office 519-426-0081

Mon - May 29
  Muffins With Marilyn

Simcoe Branch
Mondays 10:30 a.m.
Join Marilyn, retired nurse and community volunteer, for a muffin and a chat in the Hazel B. Race Room. Need help finding help in your community? Want to chat about issues of the day? Let's start here.

Tue - May 30
  English Conversation Circle

Simcoe Branch - Tuesdays
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. and 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Port Dover Branch - Thursdays
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Would you like to practice your English speaking skills? Join our conversation circle and meet new friends, talk about your community, culture and customs. This program is ideal for anyone wishing to increase English conversation skills.
For additional information please call
519-426-3506 or 519-752-4568.      

Tue - May 30
  Norfolk Sings 150

Norfolk Sings 150!

Tuesday, may 30th

7pm-8pm

 

Songs by Stompin' Tom Connors, Gordon Lightfoot, Anne Murray and more! Special music by The Langton Showtime Band.

 

Feel free to dress in your Canadian garb or anything red!

 

Wed - May 31
  The Safety Zone Golf Tournament

The Safety Zone Golf Tournament. Wednesday May 31, 2017, Cayuga Golf Club. Shotgun Start 11:30am.Best ball scramble. Cost $100/player. Includes 18 holes, cart, lunch, dinner, prizes & specialty holes. Contact Mark Foster 519-429-4700 or email:mgfsimcoe@gmail.com

Wed - May 31
  Drawing & Painting Foundations Afterschool Program

Join us at the Norfolk Arts Centre (21 Lynnwood Ave., Simcoe) for Drawing & Painting Foundations, Wednesdays, May 3 - June 7, 4:00 - 5:30pm. This afterschool program will focus on the basic techniques of drawing and painting. Participants will work on building foundational skills such as rendering perspective, negative/positive space and line. Students will have the opportunity to work with a variety of media including acrylic paint, pen and ink, and charcoal. Instructor, Alyssa Treszl will lead this foundational course for young artists. This program is for students ages 10 - 14. Fee: $60 for 6 weeks (10% discount for NAC members). To register contact 519-428-0540 or norfolkartscentre@norfolkcounty.ca.

Wed - May 31
  Norfolk County Public Library is growing a Seed

From master gardener to avid amateur, all are welcome to participate. The NCPL is looking for seeds from non-hybrid or heirloom fruits, vegetables or flowers. Drop into any Branch and pick up information on what a seed library is and how you can help. Plan to save & share your garden seeds.

Wed - May 31
  Buoy Up For Parkinson's Disease!

Buoy Up For Parkinson's Disease!

Sip and savour wine and cheese, overlook the shores of beautiful Lake Erie and raise funds and awareness for those living with Parkinson's Disease.

Date: May 31st 4pm-7pm

Location: 717 Nelson W Port Dover

Hosted by Jenny Ball & Mary Ellen Ball

Tickets: $75 each (includes a chairtable receipt donation amount TBD)

Buy online, or at The Dover Cheese Shop

 

donate.parkinson.ca/buoy