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    Saturday August 23, 2014 - 13:30 pm — Chedoke Hospital (Nash Auditorium, Wilcox Building) - Hamilton
    PSMP is a FREE, 7 week workshop for people who live with HIV.  This workshop is also available to friends, family and caregivers to help them better support their loved ones.  Each week you can learn new ways to live with your health condition and improve the quality of your life. Upcoming sessions:
    • every Thursday 1:30-4:00 pm at Chedoke Hospital starting Sept. 11th until Oct. 23rd
    • every Tuesday 7:00-9:30 pm in ST. CATHARINES starting Sept. 9th until Oct. 21st
    • every Monday 1:00-3:30 pm in BRANTFORD starting Oct. 27th until Dec. 8th
    If you would like to register or learn more, please call:  Marcia 905-521-2100 ext. 73020.
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    Friday September 19, 2014 - 14:00 pm — Wilson Street Farmers Market - Ancaster

    OPEN Fridays

    2pm till 7pm

    Fall - Winter - Spring

    1632  WILSON STREET WEST @ HWY 2 & 52

    Ancaster has a deep agricultural history, and has long been a supporter of farmers markets.  Our goal is create a year round food hub in Ancaster’s West End.

     Operating year round on Friday afternoons and is located in the Soldaat Poultry building at Hwy 52 & 2 by the Historic Ancaster Fairgrounds.

    http://wilsonfarmersmarket.ca/

    our founding vendors

    Ojo Eat Local

    Soldaats Poultry

    Plan B Organic Farms

    Locke St Bakery

    Striped Aardvark

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    Wednesday October 01, 2014 - 13:30 pm — Canadian Mental Health Association - Hamilton

     

     

    MEDIA ADVISORY

    For immediate release:   A message from CMHA Hamilton Branch The Living Life to the Full course is a fun and engaging 12-hour, eight-week life skills course offered in a group format. Based on cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) principles, the course provides people from all walks of life with effective tools to maximize their ability to manage life’s challenges. Designed by internationally renowned UK mental health expert, Dr. Chris Williams, the course teaches skills such as spotting ‘bad thoughts’, tips for feeling happier right away, and four easy steps to solving almost any problem. Living Life to the Full is part of the Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division’s suite of low to no-cost community-based self-help resources, which include the successful Bounce Back™: Reclaim Your Health program. When October 1 – November 19 1:30-3:00 p.m. Where CMHA Hamilton Branch 131 John St. S Cost $100/participant, including all course booklets & worksheets. This course is valued at $185/person and is currently offered at the reduced rate of $100/person due to generous sponsorship from the CMHA Hamilton Branch. Facilitators Jill Pollock, Christine Doljac, Evelyn Krysinski Eligibility general public Living Life to the Full helps people to get their lives back on track. Whether you’re wanting to have more energy, feel happier, get fit, be more organized, enjoy better relationships – the course can benefit you!
    • Irish Experience: Research from Ireland shows that before taking the course, 80% of participants were depressed, and only 20% were happy/not depressed. At the end of the course, the numbers were reversed: 83.3% were happy/not depressed and only 16.7% were depressed.
    • BC Experience: Feedback from BC participants shows that 91% would recommend the course to family and friends. In a pilot program in a BC workplace, 93% of participants said the course enhanced their coping skills.
    “I feel like I have much more control over my life, and have tools to become much more active in taking charge of a situation and even my own thoughts. This has been very empowering.” ­                                                                                                 – Jaime Burford, LLTTF participant

     

      Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Hamilton Branch CMHA Hamilton promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. The CMHA accomplishes this mission through advocacy, education, research and service. Visit cmhahamilton.ca for more information.     -30-   For more information or to arrange an interview, contact: Evelyn Krysinski Canadian Mental Health Association, Hamilton 131 John Street South Hamilton, ON   L8N 2C3 ph: (905) 521-0090, extension 236 email: ekrysinski@cmhahamilton.ca
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    Saturday October 04, 2014 - 13:00 pm — The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre - Niagara on the Lake
    COLOURS CAUGHT IN FIBRE: Rug-Hooking Made Modern is a group exhibition by five award-winning artists: K. Miller, T. Johnson, S. Vojvodin, K. Taylor & G. Gamble that demonstrates traditional rug-hooking as an art form to contemporary audiences. Opening Reception: Sunday October 5, 2:00 p.m. Meet the artists. Free Admission. Everyone is welcome. Exhibition continues until NOVEMBER 28    
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    Tuesday October 07, 2014 - 09:30 am — Cornerstone Church - Hamilton
    Study the gospel of John, Tuesdays, 9:30-11 a.m. from Oct. 7 until mid- December, at Cornerstone Church, 353 Stone Church Rd. Babysitting is provided. For more information call Marg 905-353-8560.
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    Wednesday October 22, 2014 - 08:00 am — Eastgate Dental Centre - Hamilton

    Currently Eastgate Dental Centre is offering oral cancer screenings with a VELscope for free. Given that over 40,000 people are diagnosed with and more than 8,000 people die from oral cancer per year it’s important to detect it early. Free with new patient exam. Call 905-560-2714 for more information or visit us online at: www.eastgatedentalcentre.com

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    Wednesday October 22, 2014 - 09:30 am — Fontbonne Clinic Level 2 - Hamilton ON
    Free-drop in Pap Clinic for Cervical Cancer Awareness week. Receive a free, anonymous pap test to screen for cervical cancer. October 22, 9:30-11:30AM, 1-4PM St. Joe's Healthcare 50 Charlton Ave East, Fontbonne Clinic level 2. Questions? Contact paphamilton@gmail.com
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    Wednesday October 22, 2014 - 09:30 am — Eastmount Community Centre - Hamilton, Ontario
    Eastmount Community Centre, 115 East 26th St., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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    Wednesday October 22, 2014 - 13:00 pm — Dave Andreychuck-Mountain Arena - Hamilton
    Meets every Wednesday, 1-4 p.m. for shuffleboard, tea and coffee in the upper room at Dave Andreychuck-Mountain Arena, 25 Hester St.  Call 905-388-4075 for more information.
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    Wednesday October 22, 2014 - 14:00 pm — Terryberry Library - Hamilton
    Crazywater, about survivors of drug abuse amongst First Nations peoples who find help in traditional aboriginal culture, will be screened Oct. 22, 2 p.m. at Terryberry library, 100 Mohawk Rd. West.
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