City Sidelines - March 4

News Mar 04, 2010 Ancaster News

To have your activity appear in City Sidelines, please submit a brief paragraph about the event, listing time, place and day. Leave a phone number or email address readers to get more information. This listing is reserved for non-profit organizations, and guaranteed placement is not possible. Deadline is Friday noon prior to the Friday publication date. E-mail ddowney@hamiltonnews.com

THURSDAY

TOONEY THURSDAYS

Interested in playing softball? For a Tooney join the DGSL every Thursday in the gym at St. Bernadette’s School, Governors Road, for winter warmups. Children ages four to 10, from 6:30-7:15 p. m. and 11-18 from 7:30-8:30. Email nikkifromcavan@hotmail.com

TOASTMASTERS

Valley Town Toastmasters meet every Thursday, 7 p. m. in the Dundas Public Library, Allwood Room (lower level), 18OgilvieSt.,Dundas. Guests welcome. March4: March Forth. March 10: Contest Night. March 18: Give Me a Break.

FRIDAY

THE INVISIBLE NATION

Doc Night the documentary The Invisible Nation, Friday, March 5, 8 p. m. Free admission, 211 Stonehenge Dr, Ancaster, www.mfcrc.com

CAUSE AND EFFECT

New works in clay by Chris Hierlihy and Cam Fisher, March 5-28 at the Carnegie Gallery, 10 King St. W., Dundas. Opening reception March 5 from 7-9:30 p. m.

ST. PAUL'S MUSICAL SHOWCASE

Friday, March 5, 7 p. m., St. Paul's United Church, Cross at Park St., Dundas, seven musical groups in concert— Broadway to Beach Boys, Folk Songs to Fun Songs, Cape Breton to California. Freewill offering to the support of St. Paul's Operations. Reception to follow.

YOUNG COMPANY

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Theatre Ancaster’s Young Company, March 5, 6, 12, and 13, 8 p. m., matinee March 7 at 2 p. m., Theatre Auditorium, Ancaster High School, 374 Jerseyville Rd. W. at Meadowbrook. Adults $12, youth $8. Check theatreancaster.com or 905-648-7556 for tickets.

SATURDAY

MOM TO MOM SALE

March 6, 8-11 a. m. , Westdale United Church, 99 North Oval, Hamilton. Call 905-769-5300.

WORKSHOP

Inner Ground Drum & Sound Workshop, Saturday, March 6, 7 p. m. This soulful workshop is open to adults interested in exploring percussion and sound in a safe and intimate setting. Call Daniel Allen, 905-522-1491 or aluinn@hotmail.com

SUNDAY

THE MAGNIFICENT 7

Symphony Hamilton ~ Symphony on the Bay will perform Bernstein's The Magnificent 7 Sunday, March 7, 3 p. m. in the Royal Botanical Gardens Main Auditorium. Tickets online www.symphonyhamilton.ca or call 905-526-6690.

MEMORIAL LECTURE SERIES

The Giant's Rib Discovery Centre presents The Vanishing Turtles of Southern Ontario with Erin Nadeau, Parks Canada Discovery Centre, 57 Discovery Dr., Hamilton, Sunday, March 7, 2 p. m, Stan at www.basil.cottage@sympatico.ca

MONDAY

ARTS AWARDS

The City of Hamilton Culture Division and the Arts Advisory Commission, public consultation session to discuss the Hamilton Arts Awards, Monday, March 8, 7-9 p. m., YWCA Hamilton – MacNab Branch (Auditorium). Visit www.hamilton.ca/arts or contact Bridget at 905-564-2424, Ext. 4514, or bridget.macintosh@hamilton.ca

TUESDAY

ROTARY TRAVELOGUE

Rotary Club of Dundas Travelogue, Tuesday, March 9, 7:15 p. m., Dundas Central Public School, Melville and Albert Streets, Magic of Malaysia presented by Russ Muntz. Tickets $8 at the door or $14 for two shows.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

Every Tuesday, 9:30-11:30 a. m. or 7-9 p. m., the Cattel Centre, 45 Main St., Dundas. Call 905-628-6412. Upcoming topics include March 2, Grieving Grandchildren; March 9, Sudden/Anticipated Death; March 16, Complicated Grief; March 23, An Emotional Roller Coaster and March 30, Depression in Grief.

FILM PROGRAM

To celebrate History Month, the Dundas Branch of the Hamilton Public Library presents a film program, Tuesday, March 9 – RussianArk (Rated G);March 16, Goya’s Ghosts (Rated 14A) and March 30, The Golden Door (Rated PG), 6:45 p. m.

WEDNESDAY

HARD OF HEARING

The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association presents Hearing Aid Mistakes, Wednesday, March 10, 7 p. m., with Cathy Peterson, South Gate Presbyterian Church, 120 Clarendon Ave., Hamilton. Call 905-659-7347 or 905-575-4964 or visit www.chha-hamilton.ca

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Dr. Marla Shapiro, a noted family physician, author and health consultant for Canadian news programs will give a public talk , The Impact of Media on Women’s Health and Wellness, International Women’s Day, March 8, 4 p. m., Room 1A1 of the Health Sciences Centre.

LENTEN LUNCHES

The Association of Dundas Churches hosts Lenten Lunches, Wednesdays at noon, until March 24, at St. Paul’s United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas.

LIBRARY FILM

National Film Board Program, Wednesday, March 10, 2 p. m., Dundas Branch, Hamilton Public Library. Souvenir of Canada – a spectacular documentary about who we are as Canadians at the dawn of the 21st century. Join Douglas Coupland on a humourous journey. Admission is free.

WINTER CAMP

Eagle Worldwide Winter Camp 2010, Healing Explosion, March 10-20, 7 p. m., nightly, The Revival Centre, 73 Emerald St. N. Call 905-308-9991 or www.eagleworldwide.com

CANADIAN CLUB

Women's Canadian Club of Hamilton, Wednesday, March 10, 2 p. m., Hamilton Scottish Rite, 4 Queen St. S. Panel Discussion on the future of Hamilton. Call 905-538-6634 or wcchamilton@yahoo.ca

UPCOMING

SINGING FOR HABITAT

Habitat for Humanity presents the Dofasco Male Chorus Monday, March 24, 7:30 p. m. at the Dofasco Centre for the Arts, 190 King William St., Hamilton. All proceeds to support Habitat for Humanity project behind the Eva Rothwell Centre. Tickets are $25, or $20 for students and seniors. Call the box office at 905-522-7529.

GIANTS' RIB DISCOVERY CENTRE

The Giants' Rib Discovery Centre, March/ April Exhibit, Ornithology.... The study of birds explores the illustrious History of birding in the Hamilton Study Area, HCA Trail Center Saturday/Sunday, 9:30 a. m. to 3:30 p. m.

JAZZ VESPERS

Jazz Vespers with Brian Hayman,, piano, Glenn Anderson, drums,, Rob Somerville,, trombone, Colleen Allen, sax, Jim Sandilands, bass, Sunday, March 14, 4 p. m., St. James' Anglican Church, 137, Melville St., Dundas, 905-627-1424

LEGION DINNER

Fish, $8, or chicken, $7, and chip dinner on March 12, Dundas Legion, 280 King St. W., 4:30-7 p. m., followed with Music from Brett Baker, 7-11 p. m., 905-627-7221.

DAFFODIL DAYS

Cheerful volunteers are needed to sell daffodils March 25-28 in three-hour shifts in Ancaster stores. All proceeds go to the Canadian Cancer Society. Call Bruce Wallace at 905-648-4910.

INFANT MASSAGE

This program is designed to teach parents and caregivers of infants (pre-crawling) a warm, nurturing bonding experience through touch, Fortinos Supermarket 1579 Main St. W., beginning Thursday, March 25 for five weeks, 1:30-2:30 p. m. Call 905 521-0926.

CHURCH YARD SALE

Vendors wanted for Arts and Crafts Show, Bethesda United Church, 584 Garner Rd. W., Ancaster, Saturday, May 15, 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. $25 per space. Contact Peter, 905-648-1345, or Jean, 905-648-2487.

QUILTERS GUILD

The Ancaster Quilters Guild meets the third Wednesday of the month at St. John’s Parish Hall, Ancaster, March 17, presenter Rosemary Makhan, wedding and anniversary quilts. Contact Gay Spong 905-648-4526.

HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

The Ancaster Horticultural Society monthly meeting Tuesday, March 16, Ancaster Old Town Hall on Wilson Street, 7:30 p. m. Speaker Chris Lepard on Perennials in Difficult Sites. All welcome, free admission, contact Christine at 905-648-5134.

IRISH STEW SUPPER

Saturday, March 13, Freelton United Church, 155 Freelton Rd., Freelton, 5 and 6:30 p. m. Call 905-659-3033, adults $9, children under 12, $5.

PIE CONTEST

St. Paddy’s Pie Contest, March 20 at Knox Church, 23 Melville St., in Dundas. Enter a pie for $2 in any or all of six categories to win prizes. A portion of the proceeds support Village Bakery fire victims. Lunch is at noon, with Irish music, children’s activities and a live auction following. Contact Craig at 905-627-5596 or email at knoxpies@yahoo.ca

BASKETBALL CAMP

March Break Shooting Camp, Bishop Tonnos, March 15-19, 9 a. m. to 3 p. m., boys and girls ages five to13. See w. magabasketball.com

AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers meet 7:30 p. m., Friday, March 12, Hamilton Spectator Building, 44 Frid St. Free admission and everyone is welcome. See http://amateurastronomy.org

BETTER HEALTH

The Rocky Road to Better Health with Dr. Brian Haynes, obstacles both physicians and patients place in the way of better health and better health-care. Some solutions. Q&A to follow. Free admission, Saturday, March 13, 8 p. m., Rm. 1A1, McMaster Hospital, Ewart Angus wing, www.haalsa.org

MOM TO MOM SALE

VendorsWanted, Jacks and Jills Co-op Preschool Mom to Mom Sale, March 27, 9-11:30 a. m., Ryerson Church, Ancaster, jacksandjillspreschool@gmail.com

MOM TO MOM SALE

St. Mark's Preschool hosts a Mom to Mom Sale on Saturday, April 24, 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. at St. Mark's United Church, 1 Lynndale Dr., Dundas. Do you have baby/kids clothes, books, cribs, strollers, or other items to sell? Tables are $20. Contact Nicole at r-nikki@cogeco.ca or by phone at 905-627-

ODDS ’N’ ENDS

VENDORS WANTED

Artisan/craft show on Good Friday, April 2. $50 a space. See ancasterlions.com or call dorothy at 905-627-9807.

FAMILY SWIM

Family Swim at St. Joseph's Villa Heated Pool every Saturday from 1:30 to 2:15 p. m. Call 905 627-3541, Ext. 2911.

SENIORS CLUB

Dundas Senior Citizens Club, 15 Market St. S., Dundas. Euchre, bid euchre, bridge, bingo, pool. Call Blanche at 905-627-2433.

HOMEWORK HELP

Students in Grades 1-6 are welcome to drop by the Dundas Library on Tuesdays between 4 and 6 p. m. and Sundays between 1 and 3 p. m. to receive help with school assignments. Volunteers standing by.

VENDORS WANTED

Vendors wanted for Artisan/Craft show on Good Friday, April 2, $50 a space. See Ancasterlions.com or call Dorothy at 905-627-9807.

CHILD CARE

March Break programs for children five to 12 years of age are available through several community organizations and licensed child care centres. For further free information call Child Care Information Hamilton Monday to Friday 9:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. m. at 905-528-0591.

BILLET FAMILIES NEEDED

Ancaster Little League is hosting the 2010 Canadian Little League Championships, Aug. 5-15/ Families are needed to billet players. View the PDF document at www.ancaster2010.com

SUPPORT THE GRAD

Dominos Pizza, Wal-Mart Plaza, Wilson Street, Ancaster, 905-304-5304, is supporting the Ancaster Senior Public School Grade 8 Grad by making a donation. From January to the end of May, anyone ordering pizza any amount, anytime, any day and mentioning ASPS Grad or Grade 8 Grad (when you order), $2 will be donated, ljarvis6@cogeco.ca

SPRING CLASSES

Hamilton Gymnastic Academy is registering for spring classes, ages 18 months and up, 905-648-3308.

HHS VOLUNTEERING

Help someone with dementia to have a pleasant and social dining experience. Become a mealtime volunteer at Hamilton Health Sciences, St. Peter’s Hospital site. 905 777-3837 ext 12202 or willicat@hhsc.ca

FREE CENTRES FOR KIDS

Are you looking for free informal drop in programs for children up to six years of age? Are you interested in other recreation programs? For answers to these and other child care questions, call the Child Care Information Hamilton at 905-528-0591, Monday to Friday, 9:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. m.

GIVE BLOOD

Blood donor clinics, 35 Stone Church Rd., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a. m. to 1 p. m. and 3-7 p. m., Wednesdays, 3-8 p. m., and Saturdays 9 a. m. to 1 p. m.

CANCER VOLUNTEERS

The Canadian Cancer Society-Hamilton/Wentworth Unit needs administration volunteers in the unit and transportation offices. Call 905-575-9220, Ext. 3110.

City Sidelines - March 4

News Mar 04, 2010 Ancaster News

To have your activity appear in City Sidelines, please submit a brief paragraph about the event, listing time, place and day. Leave a phone number or email address readers to get more information. This listing is reserved for non-profit organizations, and guaranteed placement is not possible. Deadline is Friday noon prior to the Friday publication date. E-mail ddowney@hamiltonnews.com

THURSDAY

TOONEY THURSDAYS

Interested in playing softball? For a Tooney join the DGSL every Thursday in the gym at St. Bernadette’s School, Governors Road, for winter warmups. Children ages four to 10, from 6:30-7:15 p. m. and 11-18 from 7:30-8:30. Email nikkifromcavan@hotmail.com

TOASTMASTERS

Valley Town Toastmasters meet every Thursday, 7 p. m. in the Dundas Public Library, Allwood Room (lower level), 18OgilvieSt.,Dundas. Guests welcome. March4: March Forth. March 10: Contest Night. March 18: Give Me a Break.

FRIDAY

THE INVISIBLE NATION

Doc Night the documentary The Invisible Nation, Friday, March 5, 8 p. m. Free admission, 211 Stonehenge Dr, Ancaster, www.mfcrc.com

CAUSE AND EFFECT

New works in clay by Chris Hierlihy and Cam Fisher, March 5-28 at the Carnegie Gallery, 10 King St. W., Dundas. Opening reception March 5 from 7-9:30 p. m.

ST. PAUL'S MUSICAL SHOWCASE

Friday, March 5, 7 p. m., St. Paul's United Church, Cross at Park St., Dundas, seven musical groups in concert— Broadway to Beach Boys, Folk Songs to Fun Songs, Cape Breton to California. Freewill offering to the support of St. Paul's Operations. Reception to follow.

YOUNG COMPANY

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Theatre Ancaster’s Young Company, March 5, 6, 12, and 13, 8 p. m., matinee March 7 at 2 p. m., Theatre Auditorium, Ancaster High School, 374 Jerseyville Rd. W. at Meadowbrook. Adults $12, youth $8. Check theatreancaster.com or 905-648-7556 for tickets.

SATURDAY

MOM TO MOM SALE

March 6, 8-11 a. m. , Westdale United Church, 99 North Oval, Hamilton. Call 905-769-5300.

WORKSHOP

Inner Ground Drum & Sound Workshop, Saturday, March 6, 7 p. m. This soulful workshop is open to adults interested in exploring percussion and sound in a safe and intimate setting. Call Daniel Allen, 905-522-1491 or aluinn@hotmail.com

SUNDAY

THE MAGNIFICENT 7

Symphony Hamilton ~ Symphony on the Bay will perform Bernstein's The Magnificent 7 Sunday, March 7, 3 p. m. in the Royal Botanical Gardens Main Auditorium. Tickets online www.symphonyhamilton.ca or call 905-526-6690.

MEMORIAL LECTURE SERIES

The Giant's Rib Discovery Centre presents The Vanishing Turtles of Southern Ontario with Erin Nadeau, Parks Canada Discovery Centre, 57 Discovery Dr., Hamilton, Sunday, March 7, 2 p. m, Stan at www.basil.cottage@sympatico.ca

MONDAY

ARTS AWARDS

The City of Hamilton Culture Division and the Arts Advisory Commission, public consultation session to discuss the Hamilton Arts Awards, Monday, March 8, 7-9 p. m., YWCA Hamilton – MacNab Branch (Auditorium). Visit www.hamilton.ca/arts or contact Bridget at 905-564-2424, Ext. 4514, or bridget.macintosh@hamilton.ca

TUESDAY

ROTARY TRAVELOGUE

Rotary Club of Dundas Travelogue, Tuesday, March 9, 7:15 p. m., Dundas Central Public School, Melville and Albert Streets, Magic of Malaysia presented by Russ Muntz. Tickets $8 at the door or $14 for two shows.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

Every Tuesday, 9:30-11:30 a. m. or 7-9 p. m., the Cattel Centre, 45 Main St., Dundas. Call 905-628-6412. Upcoming topics include March 2, Grieving Grandchildren; March 9, Sudden/Anticipated Death; March 16, Complicated Grief; March 23, An Emotional Roller Coaster and March 30, Depression in Grief.

FILM PROGRAM

To celebrate History Month, the Dundas Branch of the Hamilton Public Library presents a film program, Tuesday, March 9 – RussianArk (Rated G);March 16, Goya’s Ghosts (Rated 14A) and March 30, The Golden Door (Rated PG), 6:45 p. m.

WEDNESDAY

HARD OF HEARING

The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association presents Hearing Aid Mistakes, Wednesday, March 10, 7 p. m., with Cathy Peterson, South Gate Presbyterian Church, 120 Clarendon Ave., Hamilton. Call 905-659-7347 or 905-575-4964 or visit www.chha-hamilton.ca

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Dr. Marla Shapiro, a noted family physician, author and health consultant for Canadian news programs will give a public talk , The Impact of Media on Women’s Health and Wellness, International Women’s Day, March 8, 4 p. m., Room 1A1 of the Health Sciences Centre.

LENTEN LUNCHES

The Association of Dundas Churches hosts Lenten Lunches, Wednesdays at noon, until March 24, at St. Paul’s United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas.

LIBRARY FILM

National Film Board Program, Wednesday, March 10, 2 p. m., Dundas Branch, Hamilton Public Library. Souvenir of Canada – a spectacular documentary about who we are as Canadians at the dawn of the 21st century. Join Douglas Coupland on a humourous journey. Admission is free.

WINTER CAMP

Eagle Worldwide Winter Camp 2010, Healing Explosion, March 10-20, 7 p. m., nightly, The Revival Centre, 73 Emerald St. N. Call 905-308-9991 or www.eagleworldwide.com

CANADIAN CLUB

Women's Canadian Club of Hamilton, Wednesday, March 10, 2 p. m., Hamilton Scottish Rite, 4 Queen St. S. Panel Discussion on the future of Hamilton. Call 905-538-6634 or wcchamilton@yahoo.ca

UPCOMING

SINGING FOR HABITAT

Habitat for Humanity presents the Dofasco Male Chorus Monday, March 24, 7:30 p. m. at the Dofasco Centre for the Arts, 190 King William St., Hamilton. All proceeds to support Habitat for Humanity project behind the Eva Rothwell Centre. Tickets are $25, or $20 for students and seniors. Call the box office at 905-522-7529.

GIANTS' RIB DISCOVERY CENTRE

The Giants' Rib Discovery Centre, March/ April Exhibit, Ornithology.... The study of birds explores the illustrious History of birding in the Hamilton Study Area, HCA Trail Center Saturday/Sunday, 9:30 a. m. to 3:30 p. m.

JAZZ VESPERS

Jazz Vespers with Brian Hayman,, piano, Glenn Anderson, drums,, Rob Somerville,, trombone, Colleen Allen, sax, Jim Sandilands, bass, Sunday, March 14, 4 p. m., St. James' Anglican Church, 137, Melville St., Dundas, 905-627-1424

LEGION DINNER

Fish, $8, or chicken, $7, and chip dinner on March 12, Dundas Legion, 280 King St. W., 4:30-7 p. m., followed with Music from Brett Baker, 7-11 p. m., 905-627-7221.

DAFFODIL DAYS

Cheerful volunteers are needed to sell daffodils March 25-28 in three-hour shifts in Ancaster stores. All proceeds go to the Canadian Cancer Society. Call Bruce Wallace at 905-648-4910.

INFANT MASSAGE

This program is designed to teach parents and caregivers of infants (pre-crawling) a warm, nurturing bonding experience through touch, Fortinos Supermarket 1579 Main St. W., beginning Thursday, March 25 for five weeks, 1:30-2:30 p. m. Call 905 521-0926.

CHURCH YARD SALE

Vendors wanted for Arts and Crafts Show, Bethesda United Church, 584 Garner Rd. W., Ancaster, Saturday, May 15, 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. $25 per space. Contact Peter, 905-648-1345, or Jean, 905-648-2487.

QUILTERS GUILD

The Ancaster Quilters Guild meets the third Wednesday of the month at St. John’s Parish Hall, Ancaster, March 17, presenter Rosemary Makhan, wedding and anniversary quilts. Contact Gay Spong 905-648-4526.

HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

The Ancaster Horticultural Society monthly meeting Tuesday, March 16, Ancaster Old Town Hall on Wilson Street, 7:30 p. m. Speaker Chris Lepard on Perennials in Difficult Sites. All welcome, free admission, contact Christine at 905-648-5134.

IRISH STEW SUPPER

Saturday, March 13, Freelton United Church, 155 Freelton Rd., Freelton, 5 and 6:30 p. m. Call 905-659-3033, adults $9, children under 12, $5.

PIE CONTEST

St. Paddy’s Pie Contest, March 20 at Knox Church, 23 Melville St., in Dundas. Enter a pie for $2 in any or all of six categories to win prizes. A portion of the proceeds support Village Bakery fire victims. Lunch is at noon, with Irish music, children’s activities and a live auction following. Contact Craig at 905-627-5596 or email at knoxpies@yahoo.ca

BASKETBALL CAMP

March Break Shooting Camp, Bishop Tonnos, March 15-19, 9 a. m. to 3 p. m., boys and girls ages five to13. See w. magabasketball.com

AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers meet 7:30 p. m., Friday, March 12, Hamilton Spectator Building, 44 Frid St. Free admission and everyone is welcome. See http://amateurastronomy.org

BETTER HEALTH

The Rocky Road to Better Health with Dr. Brian Haynes, obstacles both physicians and patients place in the way of better health and better health-care. Some solutions. Q&A to follow. Free admission, Saturday, March 13, 8 p. m., Rm. 1A1, McMaster Hospital, Ewart Angus wing, www.haalsa.org

MOM TO MOM SALE

VendorsWanted, Jacks and Jills Co-op Preschool Mom to Mom Sale, March 27, 9-11:30 a. m., Ryerson Church, Ancaster, jacksandjillspreschool@gmail.com

MOM TO MOM SALE

St. Mark's Preschool hosts a Mom to Mom Sale on Saturday, April 24, 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. at St. Mark's United Church, 1 Lynndale Dr., Dundas. Do you have baby/kids clothes, books, cribs, strollers, or other items to sell? Tables are $20. Contact Nicole at r-nikki@cogeco.ca or by phone at 905-627-

ODDS ’N’ ENDS

VENDORS WANTED

Artisan/craft show on Good Friday, April 2. $50 a space. See ancasterlions.com or call dorothy at 905-627-9807.

FAMILY SWIM

Family Swim at St. Joseph's Villa Heated Pool every Saturday from 1:30 to 2:15 p. m. Call 905 627-3541, Ext. 2911.

SENIORS CLUB

Dundas Senior Citizens Club, 15 Market St. S., Dundas. Euchre, bid euchre, bridge, bingo, pool. Call Blanche at 905-627-2433.

HOMEWORK HELP

Students in Grades 1-6 are welcome to drop by the Dundas Library on Tuesdays between 4 and 6 p. m. and Sundays between 1 and 3 p. m. to receive help with school assignments. Volunteers standing by.

VENDORS WANTED

Vendors wanted for Artisan/Craft show on Good Friday, April 2, $50 a space. See Ancasterlions.com or call Dorothy at 905-627-9807.

CHILD CARE

March Break programs for children five to 12 years of age are available through several community organizations and licensed child care centres. For further free information call Child Care Information Hamilton Monday to Friday 9:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. m. at 905-528-0591.

BILLET FAMILIES NEEDED

Ancaster Little League is hosting the 2010 Canadian Little League Championships, Aug. 5-15/ Families are needed to billet players. View the PDF document at www.ancaster2010.com

SUPPORT THE GRAD

Dominos Pizza, Wal-Mart Plaza, Wilson Street, Ancaster, 905-304-5304, is supporting the Ancaster Senior Public School Grade 8 Grad by making a donation. From January to the end of May, anyone ordering pizza any amount, anytime, any day and mentioning ASPS Grad or Grade 8 Grad (when you order), $2 will be donated, ljarvis6@cogeco.ca

SPRING CLASSES

Hamilton Gymnastic Academy is registering for spring classes, ages 18 months and up, 905-648-3308.

HHS VOLUNTEERING

Help someone with dementia to have a pleasant and social dining experience. Become a mealtime volunteer at Hamilton Health Sciences, St. Peter’s Hospital site. 905 777-3837 ext 12202 or willicat@hhsc.ca

FREE CENTRES FOR KIDS

Are you looking for free informal drop in programs for children up to six years of age? Are you interested in other recreation programs? For answers to these and other child care questions, call the Child Care Information Hamilton at 905-528-0591, Monday to Friday, 9:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. m.

GIVE BLOOD

Blood donor clinics, 35 Stone Church Rd., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a. m. to 1 p. m. and 3-7 p. m., Wednesdays, 3-8 p. m., and Saturdays 9 a. m. to 1 p. m.

CANCER VOLUNTEERS

The Canadian Cancer Society-Hamilton/Wentworth Unit needs administration volunteers in the unit and transportation offices. Call 905-575-9220, Ext. 3110.

City Sidelines - March 4

News Mar 04, 2010 Ancaster News

To have your activity appear in City Sidelines, please submit a brief paragraph about the event, listing time, place and day. Leave a phone number or email address readers to get more information. This listing is reserved for non-profit organizations, and guaranteed placement is not possible. Deadline is Friday noon prior to the Friday publication date. E-mail ddowney@hamiltonnews.com

THURSDAY

TOONEY THURSDAYS

Interested in playing softball? For a Tooney join the DGSL every Thursday in the gym at St. Bernadette’s School, Governors Road, for winter warmups. Children ages four to 10, from 6:30-7:15 p. m. and 11-18 from 7:30-8:30. Email nikkifromcavan@hotmail.com

TOASTMASTERS

Valley Town Toastmasters meet every Thursday, 7 p. m. in the Dundas Public Library, Allwood Room (lower level), 18OgilvieSt.,Dundas. Guests welcome. March4: March Forth. March 10: Contest Night. March 18: Give Me a Break.

FRIDAY

THE INVISIBLE NATION

Doc Night the documentary The Invisible Nation, Friday, March 5, 8 p. m. Free admission, 211 Stonehenge Dr, Ancaster, www.mfcrc.com

CAUSE AND EFFECT

New works in clay by Chris Hierlihy and Cam Fisher, March 5-28 at the Carnegie Gallery, 10 King St. W., Dundas. Opening reception March 5 from 7-9:30 p. m.

ST. PAUL'S MUSICAL SHOWCASE

Friday, March 5, 7 p. m., St. Paul's United Church, Cross at Park St., Dundas, seven musical groups in concert— Broadway to Beach Boys, Folk Songs to Fun Songs, Cape Breton to California. Freewill offering to the support of St. Paul's Operations. Reception to follow.

YOUNG COMPANY

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Theatre Ancaster’s Young Company, March 5, 6, 12, and 13, 8 p. m., matinee March 7 at 2 p. m., Theatre Auditorium, Ancaster High School, 374 Jerseyville Rd. W. at Meadowbrook. Adults $12, youth $8. Check theatreancaster.com or 905-648-7556 for tickets.

SATURDAY

MOM TO MOM SALE

March 6, 8-11 a. m. , Westdale United Church, 99 North Oval, Hamilton. Call 905-769-5300.

WORKSHOP

Inner Ground Drum & Sound Workshop, Saturday, March 6, 7 p. m. This soulful workshop is open to adults interested in exploring percussion and sound in a safe and intimate setting. Call Daniel Allen, 905-522-1491 or aluinn@hotmail.com

SUNDAY

THE MAGNIFICENT 7

Symphony Hamilton ~ Symphony on the Bay will perform Bernstein's The Magnificent 7 Sunday, March 7, 3 p. m. in the Royal Botanical Gardens Main Auditorium. Tickets online www.symphonyhamilton.ca or call 905-526-6690.

MEMORIAL LECTURE SERIES

The Giant's Rib Discovery Centre presents The Vanishing Turtles of Southern Ontario with Erin Nadeau, Parks Canada Discovery Centre, 57 Discovery Dr., Hamilton, Sunday, March 7, 2 p. m, Stan at www.basil.cottage@sympatico.ca

MONDAY

ARTS AWARDS

The City of Hamilton Culture Division and the Arts Advisory Commission, public consultation session to discuss the Hamilton Arts Awards, Monday, March 8, 7-9 p. m., YWCA Hamilton – MacNab Branch (Auditorium). Visit www.hamilton.ca/arts or contact Bridget at 905-564-2424, Ext. 4514, or bridget.macintosh@hamilton.ca

TUESDAY

ROTARY TRAVELOGUE

Rotary Club of Dundas Travelogue, Tuesday, March 9, 7:15 p. m., Dundas Central Public School, Melville and Albert Streets, Magic of Malaysia presented by Russ Muntz. Tickets $8 at the door or $14 for two shows.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

Every Tuesday, 9:30-11:30 a. m. or 7-9 p. m., the Cattel Centre, 45 Main St., Dundas. Call 905-628-6412. Upcoming topics include March 2, Grieving Grandchildren; March 9, Sudden/Anticipated Death; March 16, Complicated Grief; March 23, An Emotional Roller Coaster and March 30, Depression in Grief.

FILM PROGRAM

To celebrate History Month, the Dundas Branch of the Hamilton Public Library presents a film program, Tuesday, March 9 – RussianArk (Rated G);March 16, Goya’s Ghosts (Rated 14A) and March 30, The Golden Door (Rated PG), 6:45 p. m.

WEDNESDAY

HARD OF HEARING

The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association presents Hearing Aid Mistakes, Wednesday, March 10, 7 p. m., with Cathy Peterson, South Gate Presbyterian Church, 120 Clarendon Ave., Hamilton. Call 905-659-7347 or 905-575-4964 or visit www.chha-hamilton.ca

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Dr. Marla Shapiro, a noted family physician, author and health consultant for Canadian news programs will give a public talk , The Impact of Media on Women’s Health and Wellness, International Women’s Day, March 8, 4 p. m., Room 1A1 of the Health Sciences Centre.

LENTEN LUNCHES

The Association of Dundas Churches hosts Lenten Lunches, Wednesdays at noon, until March 24, at St. Paul’s United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas.

LIBRARY FILM

National Film Board Program, Wednesday, March 10, 2 p. m., Dundas Branch, Hamilton Public Library. Souvenir of Canada – a spectacular documentary about who we are as Canadians at the dawn of the 21st century. Join Douglas Coupland on a humourous journey. Admission is free.

WINTER CAMP

Eagle Worldwide Winter Camp 2010, Healing Explosion, March 10-20, 7 p. m., nightly, The Revival Centre, 73 Emerald St. N. Call 905-308-9991 or www.eagleworldwide.com

CANADIAN CLUB

Women's Canadian Club of Hamilton, Wednesday, March 10, 2 p. m., Hamilton Scottish Rite, 4 Queen St. S. Panel Discussion on the future of Hamilton. Call 905-538-6634 or wcchamilton@yahoo.ca

UPCOMING

SINGING FOR HABITAT

Habitat for Humanity presents the Dofasco Male Chorus Monday, March 24, 7:30 p. m. at the Dofasco Centre for the Arts, 190 King William St., Hamilton. All proceeds to support Habitat for Humanity project behind the Eva Rothwell Centre. Tickets are $25, or $20 for students and seniors. Call the box office at 905-522-7529.

GIANTS' RIB DISCOVERY CENTRE

The Giants' Rib Discovery Centre, March/ April Exhibit, Ornithology.... The study of birds explores the illustrious History of birding in the Hamilton Study Area, HCA Trail Center Saturday/Sunday, 9:30 a. m. to 3:30 p. m.

JAZZ VESPERS

Jazz Vespers with Brian Hayman,, piano, Glenn Anderson, drums,, Rob Somerville,, trombone, Colleen Allen, sax, Jim Sandilands, bass, Sunday, March 14, 4 p. m., St. James' Anglican Church, 137, Melville St., Dundas, 905-627-1424

LEGION DINNER

Fish, $8, or chicken, $7, and chip dinner on March 12, Dundas Legion, 280 King St. W., 4:30-7 p. m., followed with Music from Brett Baker, 7-11 p. m., 905-627-7221.

DAFFODIL DAYS

Cheerful volunteers are needed to sell daffodils March 25-28 in three-hour shifts in Ancaster stores. All proceeds go to the Canadian Cancer Society. Call Bruce Wallace at 905-648-4910.

INFANT MASSAGE

This program is designed to teach parents and caregivers of infants (pre-crawling) a warm, nurturing bonding experience through touch, Fortinos Supermarket 1579 Main St. W., beginning Thursday, March 25 for five weeks, 1:30-2:30 p. m. Call 905 521-0926.

CHURCH YARD SALE

Vendors wanted for Arts and Crafts Show, Bethesda United Church, 584 Garner Rd. W., Ancaster, Saturday, May 15, 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. $25 per space. Contact Peter, 905-648-1345, or Jean, 905-648-2487.

QUILTERS GUILD

The Ancaster Quilters Guild meets the third Wednesday of the month at St. John’s Parish Hall, Ancaster, March 17, presenter Rosemary Makhan, wedding and anniversary quilts. Contact Gay Spong 905-648-4526.

HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

The Ancaster Horticultural Society monthly meeting Tuesday, March 16, Ancaster Old Town Hall on Wilson Street, 7:30 p. m. Speaker Chris Lepard on Perennials in Difficult Sites. All welcome, free admission, contact Christine at 905-648-5134.

IRISH STEW SUPPER

Saturday, March 13, Freelton United Church, 155 Freelton Rd., Freelton, 5 and 6:30 p. m. Call 905-659-3033, adults $9, children under 12, $5.

PIE CONTEST

St. Paddy’s Pie Contest, March 20 at Knox Church, 23 Melville St., in Dundas. Enter a pie for $2 in any or all of six categories to win prizes. A portion of the proceeds support Village Bakery fire victims. Lunch is at noon, with Irish music, children’s activities and a live auction following. Contact Craig at 905-627-5596 or email at knoxpies@yahoo.ca

BASKETBALL CAMP

March Break Shooting Camp, Bishop Tonnos, March 15-19, 9 a. m. to 3 p. m., boys and girls ages five to13. See w. magabasketball.com

AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers meet 7:30 p. m., Friday, March 12, Hamilton Spectator Building, 44 Frid St. Free admission and everyone is welcome. See http://amateurastronomy.org

BETTER HEALTH

The Rocky Road to Better Health with Dr. Brian Haynes, obstacles both physicians and patients place in the way of better health and better health-care. Some solutions. Q&A to follow. Free admission, Saturday, March 13, 8 p. m., Rm. 1A1, McMaster Hospital, Ewart Angus wing, www.haalsa.org

MOM TO MOM SALE

VendorsWanted, Jacks and Jills Co-op Preschool Mom to Mom Sale, March 27, 9-11:30 a. m., Ryerson Church, Ancaster, jacksandjillspreschool@gmail.com

MOM TO MOM SALE

St. Mark's Preschool hosts a Mom to Mom Sale on Saturday, April 24, 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. at St. Mark's United Church, 1 Lynndale Dr., Dundas. Do you have baby/kids clothes, books, cribs, strollers, or other items to sell? Tables are $20. Contact Nicole at r-nikki@cogeco.ca or by phone at 905-627-

ODDS ’N’ ENDS

VENDORS WANTED

Artisan/craft show on Good Friday, April 2. $50 a space. See ancasterlions.com or call dorothy at 905-627-9807.

FAMILY SWIM

Family Swim at St. Joseph's Villa Heated Pool every Saturday from 1:30 to 2:15 p. m. Call 905 627-3541, Ext. 2911.

SENIORS CLUB

Dundas Senior Citizens Club, 15 Market St. S., Dundas. Euchre, bid euchre, bridge, bingo, pool. Call Blanche at 905-627-2433.

HOMEWORK HELP

Students in Grades 1-6 are welcome to drop by the Dundas Library on Tuesdays between 4 and 6 p. m. and Sundays between 1 and 3 p. m. to receive help with school assignments. Volunteers standing by.

VENDORS WANTED

Vendors wanted for Artisan/Craft show on Good Friday, April 2, $50 a space. See Ancasterlions.com or call Dorothy at 905-627-9807.

CHILD CARE

March Break programs for children five to 12 years of age are available through several community organizations and licensed child care centres. For further free information call Child Care Information Hamilton Monday to Friday 9:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. m. at 905-528-0591.

BILLET FAMILIES NEEDED

Ancaster Little League is hosting the 2010 Canadian Little League Championships, Aug. 5-15/ Families are needed to billet players. View the PDF document at www.ancaster2010.com

SUPPORT THE GRAD

Dominos Pizza, Wal-Mart Plaza, Wilson Street, Ancaster, 905-304-5304, is supporting the Ancaster Senior Public School Grade 8 Grad by making a donation. From January to the end of May, anyone ordering pizza any amount, anytime, any day and mentioning ASPS Grad or Grade 8 Grad (when you order), $2 will be donated, ljarvis6@cogeco.ca

SPRING CLASSES

Hamilton Gymnastic Academy is registering for spring classes, ages 18 months and up, 905-648-3308.

HHS VOLUNTEERING

Help someone with dementia to have a pleasant and social dining experience. Become a mealtime volunteer at Hamilton Health Sciences, St. Peter’s Hospital site. 905 777-3837 ext 12202 or willicat@hhsc.ca

FREE CENTRES FOR KIDS

Are you looking for free informal drop in programs for children up to six years of age? Are you interested in other recreation programs? For answers to these and other child care questions, call the Child Care Information Hamilton at 905-528-0591, Monday to Friday, 9:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. m.

GIVE BLOOD

Blood donor clinics, 35 Stone Church Rd., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a. m. to 1 p. m. and 3-7 p. m., Wednesdays, 3-8 p. m., and Saturdays 9 a. m. to 1 p. m.

CANCER VOLUNTEERS

The Canadian Cancer Society-Hamilton/Wentworth Unit needs administration volunteers in the unit and transportation offices. Call 905-575-9220, Ext. 3110.