City Sidelines - March 11

News Mar 11, 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. March11: Contest Night. March 18: Give Me a Break.

FRIDAY

YOUNG COMPANY

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Theatre Ancaster’s Young Company, March 12, and 13, 8 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.

LEGION DINNER

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

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

SATURDAY

GIANTS' RIB DISCOVERY CENTRE

The Giants' Rib Dicovery 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.

IRISH STEW SUPPER

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

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 healthcare. Some solutions. Q&A to follow. Free admission, Saturday, March 13, 8 p. m.,Rm. 1A1,McMasterHospital, Ewart Anguswing, www.haalsa.org

SUNDAY

JAZZ VESPERS

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

BLACK GOLD

The Global Coffee Economy, Sunday, March 14, 2-4 p. m. at RBG Centre. Fee: $8. See www.rbg.ca or call 905-527-1158, Ext. 270.

MONDAY

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 www.magabasketball.com

MARCH BREAK PROGRAMS

Ancaster Branch of Hamilton Public Library March Break programs, Teen Tech Photo Editing for ages 12-18, Monday, March 15 and 17, 2 p. m.; Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Wii Tournament, ages 7 and up, Tuesday, March 16, 2:30 p. m. registration required; Puppet Show, no registration required, Wednesday, March 17, 10:30 a. m. Call 905-648-6911.

TUESDAY

WAYS TO WELLNESS

Control chronic inflammation with whole foods, supplements and homeopathic medicine. Learn more, Tuesday March, 16, Body Sense, 33 King St. W, Dundas, 905-628-3807 or www.bodysense.org March 17, pain management hypnosis.

KIDS DAY OUT

Tuesday, March 16, Kids Day Out, “saintly” crafts and fun for children ages four to 12, 9:30 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., West Flamboro Presbyterian. Registration & info: 289-895-8557 or www.wfpconline.com/youth.html

UNIVERSITY WOMEN

The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Hamilton monthly meeting Tuesday, March 16, 7:45 p. m., Cresmount, 1020 Upper James St. Topic the History of Chocolate presented by MaryAnn Walker of Walkers Chocolates. Visitors welcome. Call Linda at 905-304-5448.

MARCH BREAK PROGRAMS

Dundas Branch, Hamilton Public Library, Movie Madness for kids of all ages, Tuesday, March 16, 10:30 a. m., Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure; March 17, 1 p. m., Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs; March 18, 10:30 a. m., The Princess and the Frog; Thursday, March 18, 2 p. m., Twilight. Wii Play Resorts, water skiing, parasailing, etc., Friday, March 20, 1 p. m.

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 for more information. Upcoming topics include 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 16, Goya’s Ghosts (Rated 14A) and March 30, The Golden Door (Rated PG), 6:45 p. m.

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 DeMarco at 905-648-5134.

WEDNESDAY

QUILTERS GUILD

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

BAHA’I FIRESIDE

People from all faiths or no faith are welcome to investigate the Baha’i religion every Wednesday evening at 8:30 p. m. at 132 Hillcrest Ave., Dundas. Topics vary each week. Call 905-627-0352.

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.

IRISH BEER TASTING

Wednesday, March 17, 7-9:30 p. m., RBG Centre Members: $40, non-members $50. See www.rbg.ca or call 905-527-1158, Ext. 270

UPCOMING

MODULAR RAILWAY CLUB

The Dundas Modular Railway Club March Open House, St. Paul's United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas, Saturday, March 20, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m. Admission is free. Train layout and boat pond, 905-627-0038.

CRAZY QUILTING WORKSHOP

Thursday, March 18 and 25, 7-9 p. m., RBG Centre. Members 80; non-members $90. See www.rbg.ca or call 905-527-1158, Ext. 270.

ANTIQUE ROAD SHOW

Marshall Memorial United Church, 20 Gilbert Ave. at Fiddler's Green Road, Ancaster. Professional Appraiser Joseph Zidanic, Saturday, March 27, 1-4:30p.m., $15 includes appraisal of one item and light refreshments. Please no jewelry except watches and no large items. For information and tickets, contact Margaret Grahlman, 905-648-1568.

ROAST BEEF DINNER

Hamilton Air Force Club, 128 King St. E., Dundas Friday, March 26, 5-7 p. m., Roast Beef Dinner, $7, 905-628-6697. Entertainment at 6 p. m., karaoke with Mike & Ted Starrs.

HOST VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

SISO — Settlement and Integration Services Organization — is looking for families. In just two hours a week, you can make friends from another culture and help a family adjust to life in Canada. Contact Susan Cheeseman, 905-667-7496 or scheeseman@sisohamilton.org for more information.

GOLF TOURNAMENT

Ancaster Community Services Community Links Golf Tournament, Wednesday, June 9, Knollwood Golf Club. Hole sponsors and donations of prizes are required. Contact ACS at 905-648-6675 or check www.ancastercommunityservices.ca

SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR

Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair, Saturday March 27, McMaster University. Public viewing 9 a. m. to noon, awards ceremony 1:30-3:30. Everyone welcome. See www.basef.ca or email basef@basef.ca

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Dundas In Transition presents: What Do You Do If The Lights Go Out?, Friday March 26, 7:30 – 9:30 p. m., Dundas Town Hall, free or suggested donation of $2, www.dundasintransition.ca

EASTER EGG HUNT

Saturday, April 3, 1 p. m. sharp, Ancaster Montessori School, 522 Book Rd., Ancaster, $3 for advance tickets, $5 at the door, www.AncasterMontessoriSchool.com

SPEAKER SERIES

Dundas Central Public School, Speaker Series, Pokes, Tweets, & Blogs: Social Networking for the Concerned Parent (and teacher) with speaker Matt Scheben, Mon., March 29, 7 p. m., 73 Melville St., Dundas. Call 905-627-5955 or Jeremy.Abrahams@hwdsb.on.ca

MOM-TO-MOM SALE

Saturday April 17, 8-11:30a.m., Knox Presbyterian Church, 23 Melville St. Dundas. Free admission. Children's clothes, toys, books, furniture, etc. Also bake table & Used book sale. Email Marion at mwcore@cogeco.ca . Vender tables still available.

FASHION SHOW

The Dundas Civitan Club Annual Spring Charity Fashion Show, Thursday April 15, 7 p. m. at St. Augustine's Parish Hall, Sydenham St., Dundas.

Featuring fashions by Downtown merchants. Advance ticket sales $18 (includes refreshments and prizes). Supporting Civitan projects, including the Dundas Learning Centre. Call 90-627-2678.

SLEEP APNEA

Dundas Community Services free educational seminar on the causes and symptoms of Sleep Apnea, March 30, 4-5 p. m., Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre, 10 Market St. W. Mary Basalygo, sleep technologist, St Joseph’s Health Care. To register, call Elizandra or Jane at 905-627-5461.

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.

ODDS ’N’ ENDS

CHILD CARE INFORMATION

Do you need home-based child care for your children? For a free personalized package of information on caregivers who meet your criteria, contact Child Care Information Hamilton, Monday to Friday 9:30am-4:30pm at 905-528-0591.

CAUSE AND EFFECT

New works in clay by Chris Hierlihy and Cam Fisher, until March 28, Carnegie Gallery, 10 King St. W., Dundas.

CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY

You don't have to face cancer alone. If you’re looking for information about cancer or want to talk to someone who has had a similar experience, call 1-888-939-3333 or visit www.cancer.ca

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 will be standing by.

SPRING CLASSES

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

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.

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP

A fellowship for those who are affected by someone else’s drug addiction. There are no dues or fees. Anonymity is respected. Meetings are held Wednesday nights, 7:30 p. m., at West Plains United Church, 549 Plains Road West, Burlington. For more info, call 1-800-239-0096 or visit www.naranonontario.com

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.

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.

City Sidelines - March 11

News Mar 11, 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. March11: Contest Night. March 18: Give Me a Break.

FRIDAY

YOUNG COMPANY

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Theatre Ancaster’s Young Company, March 12, and 13, 8 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.

LEGION DINNER

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

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

SATURDAY

GIANTS' RIB DISCOVERY CENTRE

The Giants' Rib Dicovery 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.

IRISH STEW SUPPER

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

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 healthcare. Some solutions. Q&A to follow. Free admission, Saturday, March 13, 8 p. m.,Rm. 1A1,McMasterHospital, Ewart Anguswing, www.haalsa.org

SUNDAY

JAZZ VESPERS

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

BLACK GOLD

The Global Coffee Economy, Sunday, March 14, 2-4 p. m. at RBG Centre. Fee: $8. See www.rbg.ca or call 905-527-1158, Ext. 270.

MONDAY

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 www.magabasketball.com

MARCH BREAK PROGRAMS

Ancaster Branch of Hamilton Public Library March Break programs, Teen Tech Photo Editing for ages 12-18, Monday, March 15 and 17, 2 p. m.; Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Wii Tournament, ages 7 and up, Tuesday, March 16, 2:30 p. m. registration required; Puppet Show, no registration required, Wednesday, March 17, 10:30 a. m. Call 905-648-6911.

TUESDAY

WAYS TO WELLNESS

Control chronic inflammation with whole foods, supplements and homeopathic medicine. Learn more, Tuesday March, 16, Body Sense, 33 King St. W, Dundas, 905-628-3807 or www.bodysense.org March 17, pain management hypnosis.

KIDS DAY OUT

Tuesday, March 16, Kids Day Out, “saintly” crafts and fun for children ages four to 12, 9:30 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., West Flamboro Presbyterian. Registration & info: 289-895-8557 or www.wfpconline.com/youth.html

UNIVERSITY WOMEN

The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Hamilton monthly meeting Tuesday, March 16, 7:45 p. m., Cresmount, 1020 Upper James St. Topic the History of Chocolate presented by MaryAnn Walker of Walkers Chocolates. Visitors welcome. Call Linda at 905-304-5448.

MARCH BREAK PROGRAMS

Dundas Branch, Hamilton Public Library, Movie Madness for kids of all ages, Tuesday, March 16, 10:30 a. m., Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure; March 17, 1 p. m., Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs; March 18, 10:30 a. m., The Princess and the Frog; Thursday, March 18, 2 p. m., Twilight. Wii Play Resorts, water skiing, parasailing, etc., Friday, March 20, 1 p. m.

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 for more information. Upcoming topics include 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 16, Goya’s Ghosts (Rated 14A) and March 30, The Golden Door (Rated PG), 6:45 p. m.

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 DeMarco at 905-648-5134.

WEDNESDAY

QUILTERS GUILD

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

BAHA’I FIRESIDE

People from all faiths or no faith are welcome to investigate the Baha’i religion every Wednesday evening at 8:30 p. m. at 132 Hillcrest Ave., Dundas. Topics vary each week. Call 905-627-0352.

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.

IRISH BEER TASTING

Wednesday, March 17, 7-9:30 p. m., RBG Centre Members: $40, non-members $50. See www.rbg.ca or call 905-527-1158, Ext. 270

UPCOMING

MODULAR RAILWAY CLUB

The Dundas Modular Railway Club March Open House, St. Paul's United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas, Saturday, March 20, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m. Admission is free. Train layout and boat pond, 905-627-0038.

CRAZY QUILTING WORKSHOP

Thursday, March 18 and 25, 7-9 p. m., RBG Centre. Members 80; non-members $90. See www.rbg.ca or call 905-527-1158, Ext. 270.

ANTIQUE ROAD SHOW

Marshall Memorial United Church, 20 Gilbert Ave. at Fiddler's Green Road, Ancaster. Professional Appraiser Joseph Zidanic, Saturday, March 27, 1-4:30p.m., $15 includes appraisal of one item and light refreshments. Please no jewelry except watches and no large items. For information and tickets, contact Margaret Grahlman, 905-648-1568.

ROAST BEEF DINNER

Hamilton Air Force Club, 128 King St. E., Dundas Friday, March 26, 5-7 p. m., Roast Beef Dinner, $7, 905-628-6697. Entertainment at 6 p. m., karaoke with Mike & Ted Starrs.

HOST VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

SISO — Settlement and Integration Services Organization — is looking for families. In just two hours a week, you can make friends from another culture and help a family adjust to life in Canada. Contact Susan Cheeseman, 905-667-7496 or scheeseman@sisohamilton.org for more information.

GOLF TOURNAMENT

Ancaster Community Services Community Links Golf Tournament, Wednesday, June 9, Knollwood Golf Club. Hole sponsors and donations of prizes are required. Contact ACS at 905-648-6675 or check www.ancastercommunityservices.ca

SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR

Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair, Saturday March 27, McMaster University. Public viewing 9 a. m. to noon, awards ceremony 1:30-3:30. Everyone welcome. See www.basef.ca or email basef@basef.ca

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Dundas In Transition presents: What Do You Do If The Lights Go Out?, Friday March 26, 7:30 – 9:30 p. m., Dundas Town Hall, free or suggested donation of $2, www.dundasintransition.ca

EASTER EGG HUNT

Saturday, April 3, 1 p. m. sharp, Ancaster Montessori School, 522 Book Rd., Ancaster, $3 for advance tickets, $5 at the door, www.AncasterMontessoriSchool.com

SPEAKER SERIES

Dundas Central Public School, Speaker Series, Pokes, Tweets, & Blogs: Social Networking for the Concerned Parent (and teacher) with speaker Matt Scheben, Mon., March 29, 7 p. m., 73 Melville St., Dundas. Call 905-627-5955 or Jeremy.Abrahams@hwdsb.on.ca

MOM-TO-MOM SALE

Saturday April 17, 8-11:30a.m., Knox Presbyterian Church, 23 Melville St. Dundas. Free admission. Children's clothes, toys, books, furniture, etc. Also bake table & Used book sale. Email Marion at mwcore@cogeco.ca . Vender tables still available.

FASHION SHOW

The Dundas Civitan Club Annual Spring Charity Fashion Show, Thursday April 15, 7 p. m. at St. Augustine's Parish Hall, Sydenham St., Dundas.

Featuring fashions by Downtown merchants. Advance ticket sales $18 (includes refreshments and prizes). Supporting Civitan projects, including the Dundas Learning Centre. Call 90-627-2678.

SLEEP APNEA

Dundas Community Services free educational seminar on the causes and symptoms of Sleep Apnea, March 30, 4-5 p. m., Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre, 10 Market St. W. Mary Basalygo, sleep technologist, St Joseph’s Health Care. To register, call Elizandra or Jane at 905-627-5461.

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.

ODDS ’N’ ENDS

CHILD CARE INFORMATION

Do you need home-based child care for your children? For a free personalized package of information on caregivers who meet your criteria, contact Child Care Information Hamilton, Monday to Friday 9:30am-4:30pm at 905-528-0591.

CAUSE AND EFFECT

New works in clay by Chris Hierlihy and Cam Fisher, until March 28, Carnegie Gallery, 10 King St. W., Dundas.

CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY

You don't have to face cancer alone. If you’re looking for information about cancer or want to talk to someone who has had a similar experience, call 1-888-939-3333 or visit www.cancer.ca

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 will be standing by.

SPRING CLASSES

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

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.

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP

A fellowship for those who are affected by someone else’s drug addiction. There are no dues or fees. Anonymity is respected. Meetings are held Wednesday nights, 7:30 p. m., at West Plains United Church, 549 Plains Road West, Burlington. For more info, call 1-800-239-0096 or visit www.naranonontario.com

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.

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.

City Sidelines - March 11

News Mar 11, 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. March11: Contest Night. March 18: Give Me a Break.

FRIDAY

YOUNG COMPANY

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Theatre Ancaster’s Young Company, March 12, and 13, 8 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.

LEGION DINNER

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

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

SATURDAY

GIANTS' RIB DISCOVERY CENTRE

The Giants' Rib Dicovery 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.

IRISH STEW SUPPER

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

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 healthcare. Some solutions. Q&A to follow. Free admission, Saturday, March 13, 8 p. m.,Rm. 1A1,McMasterHospital, Ewart Anguswing, www.haalsa.org

SUNDAY

JAZZ VESPERS

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

BLACK GOLD

The Global Coffee Economy, Sunday, March 14, 2-4 p. m. at RBG Centre. Fee: $8. See www.rbg.ca or call 905-527-1158, Ext. 270.

MONDAY

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 www.magabasketball.com

MARCH BREAK PROGRAMS

Ancaster Branch of Hamilton Public Library March Break programs, Teen Tech Photo Editing for ages 12-18, Monday, March 15 and 17, 2 p. m.; Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Wii Tournament, ages 7 and up, Tuesday, March 16, 2:30 p. m. registration required; Puppet Show, no registration required, Wednesday, March 17, 10:30 a. m. Call 905-648-6911.

TUESDAY

WAYS TO WELLNESS

Control chronic inflammation with whole foods, supplements and homeopathic medicine. Learn more, Tuesday March, 16, Body Sense, 33 King St. W, Dundas, 905-628-3807 or www.bodysense.org March 17, pain management hypnosis.

KIDS DAY OUT

Tuesday, March 16, Kids Day Out, “saintly” crafts and fun for children ages four to 12, 9:30 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., West Flamboro Presbyterian. Registration & info: 289-895-8557 or www.wfpconline.com/youth.html

UNIVERSITY WOMEN

The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Hamilton monthly meeting Tuesday, March 16, 7:45 p. m., Cresmount, 1020 Upper James St. Topic the History of Chocolate presented by MaryAnn Walker of Walkers Chocolates. Visitors welcome. Call Linda at 905-304-5448.

MARCH BREAK PROGRAMS

Dundas Branch, Hamilton Public Library, Movie Madness for kids of all ages, Tuesday, March 16, 10:30 a. m., Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure; March 17, 1 p. m., Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs; March 18, 10:30 a. m., The Princess and the Frog; Thursday, March 18, 2 p. m., Twilight. Wii Play Resorts, water skiing, parasailing, etc., Friday, March 20, 1 p. m.

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 for more information. Upcoming topics include 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 16, Goya’s Ghosts (Rated 14A) and March 30, The Golden Door (Rated PG), 6:45 p. m.

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 DeMarco at 905-648-5134.

WEDNESDAY

QUILTERS GUILD

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

BAHA’I FIRESIDE

People from all faiths or no faith are welcome to investigate the Baha’i religion every Wednesday evening at 8:30 p. m. at 132 Hillcrest Ave., Dundas. Topics vary each week. Call 905-627-0352.

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.

IRISH BEER TASTING

Wednesday, March 17, 7-9:30 p. m., RBG Centre Members: $40, non-members $50. See www.rbg.ca or call 905-527-1158, Ext. 270

UPCOMING

MODULAR RAILWAY CLUB

The Dundas Modular Railway Club March Open House, St. Paul's United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas, Saturday, March 20, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m. Admission is free. Train layout and boat pond, 905-627-0038.

CRAZY QUILTING WORKSHOP

Thursday, March 18 and 25, 7-9 p. m., RBG Centre. Members 80; non-members $90. See www.rbg.ca or call 905-527-1158, Ext. 270.

ANTIQUE ROAD SHOW

Marshall Memorial United Church, 20 Gilbert Ave. at Fiddler's Green Road, Ancaster. Professional Appraiser Joseph Zidanic, Saturday, March 27, 1-4:30p.m., $15 includes appraisal of one item and light refreshments. Please no jewelry except watches and no large items. For information and tickets, contact Margaret Grahlman, 905-648-1568.

ROAST BEEF DINNER

Hamilton Air Force Club, 128 King St. E., Dundas Friday, March 26, 5-7 p. m., Roast Beef Dinner, $7, 905-628-6697. Entertainment at 6 p. m., karaoke with Mike & Ted Starrs.

HOST VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

SISO — Settlement and Integration Services Organization — is looking for families. In just two hours a week, you can make friends from another culture and help a family adjust to life in Canada. Contact Susan Cheeseman, 905-667-7496 or scheeseman@sisohamilton.org for more information.

GOLF TOURNAMENT

Ancaster Community Services Community Links Golf Tournament, Wednesday, June 9, Knollwood Golf Club. Hole sponsors and donations of prizes are required. Contact ACS at 905-648-6675 or check www.ancastercommunityservices.ca

SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR

Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair, Saturday March 27, McMaster University. Public viewing 9 a. m. to noon, awards ceremony 1:30-3:30. Everyone welcome. See www.basef.ca or email basef@basef.ca

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Dundas In Transition presents: What Do You Do If The Lights Go Out?, Friday March 26, 7:30 – 9:30 p. m., Dundas Town Hall, free or suggested donation of $2, www.dundasintransition.ca

EASTER EGG HUNT

Saturday, April 3, 1 p. m. sharp, Ancaster Montessori School, 522 Book Rd., Ancaster, $3 for advance tickets, $5 at the door, www.AncasterMontessoriSchool.com

SPEAKER SERIES

Dundas Central Public School, Speaker Series, Pokes, Tweets, & Blogs: Social Networking for the Concerned Parent (and teacher) with speaker Matt Scheben, Mon., March 29, 7 p. m., 73 Melville St., Dundas. Call 905-627-5955 or Jeremy.Abrahams@hwdsb.on.ca

MOM-TO-MOM SALE

Saturday April 17, 8-11:30a.m., Knox Presbyterian Church, 23 Melville St. Dundas. Free admission. Children's clothes, toys, books, furniture, etc. Also bake table & Used book sale. Email Marion at mwcore@cogeco.ca . Vender tables still available.

FASHION SHOW

The Dundas Civitan Club Annual Spring Charity Fashion Show, Thursday April 15, 7 p. m. at St. Augustine's Parish Hall, Sydenham St., Dundas.

Featuring fashions by Downtown merchants. Advance ticket sales $18 (includes refreshments and prizes). Supporting Civitan projects, including the Dundas Learning Centre. Call 90-627-2678.

SLEEP APNEA

Dundas Community Services free educational seminar on the causes and symptoms of Sleep Apnea, March 30, 4-5 p. m., Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre, 10 Market St. W. Mary Basalygo, sleep technologist, St Joseph’s Health Care. To register, call Elizandra or Jane at 905-627-5461.

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.

ODDS ’N’ ENDS

CHILD CARE INFORMATION

Do you need home-based child care for your children? For a free personalized package of information on caregivers who meet your criteria, contact Child Care Information Hamilton, Monday to Friday 9:30am-4:30pm at 905-528-0591.

CAUSE AND EFFECT

New works in clay by Chris Hierlihy and Cam Fisher, until March 28, Carnegie Gallery, 10 King St. W., Dundas.

CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY

You don't have to face cancer alone. If you’re looking for information about cancer or want to talk to someone who has had a similar experience, call 1-888-939-3333 or visit www.cancer.ca

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 will be standing by.

SPRING CLASSES

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

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.

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP

A fellowship for those who are affected by someone else’s drug addiction. There are no dues or fees. Anonymity is respected. Meetings are held Wednesday nights, 7:30 p. m., at West Plains United Church, 549 Plains Road West, Burlington. For more info, call 1-800-239-0096 or visit www.naranonontario.com

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.

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.