City Sidelines - May 27

News May 27, 2010 Ancaster News

THURSDAY

TOASTMASTERS

Valley Town Toastmasters meet every Thursday, 7 p. m. in the Dundas Public Library, Allwood Room (lower level), 18OgilvieSt.,Dundas. Guests welcome. May27:Voting: June 3, June’s Delight.

PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Jacks’ and Jills’ Co-op Preschool ofAncaster, Open House, Thursday, May 27, 9:30-11:30 a. m. and 5-7 p. m., Ryerson United Church, 265 Wilson St. East, rear entrance. Call 905-648-8659.

40TH ANNIVERSARY

St. Mary Catholic Secondary School celebrates its 40th anniversary, May 27 to 30 with a variety of events. See http://www.stmary40thanniversary.webs.com or contact the school at 905-528-0214, Ext 506.

SEUSSICAL

This family fun musical is a must-see partnership presentation by Theatre Ancaster and the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board involving 25-plus students from 10 different high schools with public performances May 27, 29, June 4 and 5 ,7 p. m. Matinees May 30 and June 6 at 1 p. m., Theatre Auditorium at Hill Park Secondary School, 465 East 16th St, Hamilton. Walk-in tickets available one hour before performances. Adults $15. Seniors $10. Students and children $5. To reserve, call Sue Wojcicki at 905-385-3257, Ext. 229.

50TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION

Celebrate 50 Years of Parkside's history May 27-30. Registration now open at www.parkside50.ca or call 905-628-6339, Ext. 500.

FRIDAY

CARD NIGHT

Senior Citizens Club, 10 Market St. S., Dundas, Card Night, Friday, May 28, 7 p. m., euchre, bid euchre, bridge. Light refreshments, prizes. Tickets $5. All welcome.

ROAST BEEF DINNER

Hamilton Air Force Club, 128 King St. E., Dundas, Friday, May 28, 5-7 p. m., roast beef dinner, $7 per person. Call 905-628-6697. Entertainment begins at 6 p. m. with Erayna.

BEEF ON A BUN

Hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Dundas, 280 King St. W., Friday, May 28, Beef on a Bun, fries, garden salad for $8, 5:30-7:30 p. m. Call 905-627-7221.

SATURDAY

ST. MARK’S SALES

St. Mark's United Church, corner of Creighton and Governor's roads, Dundas, annual garage, plant and bake sales and lunch barbecue, Saturday, May 29, 8 a. m. to noon.

MAYFAIR

Westdale Children's School, Saturday, May 29, 11 a. m. to 3 p. m., Mayfair, a community event and spring festival that is held annually at the Aviary in Westdale. Crafts, games, music, a puppet show and a snack at the cafe. Call 905-529-4678 or email info@westdale.org

CAR WASH

Royal Canadian Air Cadets 735 Firebird Squadron Car Wash, Saturday, May 29, 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. Eccles garage, Market and King Streets. Donations of $5 or greater are appreciated.

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.

MAY EXHIBIT

The Giants' Rib Discovery Centre, May exhibit, HCA Trail Centre, 650 Governors Rd., Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., original watercolors and acrylics of the Brigedoon Group, six local artists. Contact nancyclarkehauser@gmail.com

LAWN BOWLING

The Dundas Lawn Bowling Club welcomes all visitors interested in an introduction to lawn bowling, Dundas Driving Park, May 29, 9:30-11:30 a. m. Contact Craig at 905-627-5596.

TRUNK, BAKE, BOOK SALE

Will be held Saturday, May 29, 8 a. m. to noon at Knox Church Parking Lot (Victoria St.). If raining sale will be held in the gym.

SUNDAY

SPRING CONCERT

Dundas Valley Orchestra free spring concert, Sunday, May 30, 3 p. m. St Paul’s United Church, Dundas, www.dundasvalleyorchestra.ca or call Ron at 905-627-3333.

CHURCH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

May 30, Jerseyville United Church, 17 Field Rd., Jerseyville, celebrates its 209th anniversary with a worship at 10 a. m., a noon potluck lunch and a concert presented by the Hamilton Men Teachers’ Choir at 2 p. m. Call 905-648-3691.

GOSPEL OF JOHN

Who was this man Jesus? Find out in a lecture series on the controversial Gospel of John given by Rev. Dr. Kurt Richardsonat RyersonUnitedChurch, 265WilsonSt., E., Ancaster. Contact Lynn or Kurt at 905-648-2731 or churchadmin@cogeco.net . Join anytime.

MONDAY

PARROT CLUB

The Parrot Club of Southwestern Ontario, Hamilton Chapter, Gentle Solutions For Not So Gentle Problems, Monday, May 31, 7 p. m., Dundas Lions Community Center, Market St, S. Dundas. Q&A by vet tech and behaviourist Kristi Flemming on how to deal with aggression using positive reinforcement. All welcome. Contact Lori Gibbons at 905-627-8673 or www.parrot-club.ca .

PROBUS CLUB OF DUNDAS

Meets at St. Paul's United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas, at 10 a. m., May 31, 2010. Guest speaker Ray Hobbs, whose topic will be The effect of the War of 1812 on Dundas. Call 905-304-1566.

TUESDAY

RUN CLINIC

Every Tuesday until June 8, train for the Old Mill Race. Contact Cedar Springs, 905-648-4571, Ext. 246, or ancaster@cedarspringsclub.com to register

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.

WEDNESDAY

FLOWER SHOW

The Garden Clubs of Ontario, in partnership with the Royal Botanical Gardens, presents Art + Facts, RBG’s new Camilla and Peter Dalglish Atrium, 680 Plains Rd. W., June 2, 10 a. m. to 7 p. m. and June 3, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m.

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.

UPCOMING

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

Rotary Club of Ancaster, Festival of the Arts Garden Party, Sunday, June 6, 1:30-5:30 p. m., fine art, live music, collection of vintage cars, fashion show, food and wine, Knollwood Gulf Club, 1276 Shaver Rd., Ancaster. Tickets $65 per person. Call Gibbs, 905-575-9685.

GARAGE, PLANT AND BAKE SALE

Saturday, June 5, 8 a. m. to noon at St. James Anglican Church, 137, Melville St., Dundas.

GARDEN CLUB OF DUNDAS

The Garden Club of Dundas holds luncheon meetings the third Wednesday of every month except January, February and July. Flower-arrangers and gardeners welcome. Call 905-526-8954.

SONGS OF THE HEART

Kokoru — under the direction of Brenda Uchimaru — presents Songs of the Heart, St. James Anglican Church, 137, Melville St., Dundas, Saturday, June 5, 8 p. m. Tickets at $12 for adults and $10 for seniors/students are available at the door or by calling 905-627-1424.

GARDEN PARTY

Rotary Club of Ancaster Festival of the Arts Garden Party, fine art, live music, collection of vintage cars, fashion show, food and wine, Knollwood Gulf Club, 1276 Shaver Rd., Ancaster, June 6, 1:30-5:30 p. m. Tickets $65 per person. Call Gibbs at 905-575-9685.

LOBSTER & RIB FEST

Dundas Rotary Clubs annual Lobster & Rib Fest, June 5, J. L. Grightmire Arena, 6-8 p. m. with music from 5-11 p. m. All proceeds go to Rotary projects, $60 per person. For tickets call Gary at 519-647-3504, or Allyson at 905-379-7353.

HEALTHY BONES, HEALTHY AGING

A presentation on the prevention of osteoporosis, Thursday, June 3, 5-6: 30 p. m., St. Peter's Hospital, Garwood-Jones Family Auditorium, 88 Maplewood Ave. Space limited. RSVP by May 28. Call 905-777-3837, Ext. 12446.

SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH

The public is invited to celebrate the continuing legacy of the the Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamilton during a tribute dinner hosted by St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation and St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation, June 1 at Carmen’s Banquet Centre, Stone Church Road. Tickets are $95 per person (tables of 10 are available). Contact Amy Leaming Cote at 905-522-1155, Ext. 35949, or amy@stjoesfoundation.ca

2010 HAMILTON WALK FOR ALS

The 2010 Hamilton Walk for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) will take place June 5 at Bayfront Park. Registration starts at 8:30 a. m. and the 5km walk starts at 10 a. m. Entertainment, music and door prizes, as well as hotdogs and refreshments will be available throughout the morning. Plan to join us in a fun-filled event, for a good cause, namely raising funds to assist with research to combat this dreadful disease, which affects 1,000 Ontarians and their families. For more information call Bob Mullen at 905-648-5627 or email bob.mullen@sympatico.ca

CAR BOOT GARAGE SALE

On Saturday, June 5, the Dundas Legion is holding a Car Boot Garage Sale from 9 a. m. to noon. If interested in renting a spot at this event for $10 call the Branch 36 office 905-627-7221 and leave a message for Dawn Lewis.

PUPPET THEATRE AT DUNDAS MUSEUM

Studio Babette Puppet Theatre presents Little Fairy Tales for Little People: Little Red Riding Hood and The 3 Little Pigs at Made in Dundas, The Dundas Museum and Archives, 139 Park Street West, Dundas, Saturday, May 29, 11 a. m. to 3 p. m. Puppet shows at 11:15 a. m. and 1 p. m. Free. Studio Babette is: Marie Franek, Helena Adamczyk, Kerry Corrigan, based in Dundas.

CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS

Rotary Club of Dundas Pancake Breakfast, July 1, Dundas Driving Park bandshell area, 8-11:30 a. m. Adults $7, $4 children, family of four $20. Entertainment Tribal Vision Dancers Six Nations.

TRIVIA FUNDRAISER

Fundraiser for Weekend to End Women's Cancer in honor of Linda Powers, Trivia Night, Friday, June 4, St Paul’s United Church, 29 Park St., Dundas. Doors open at 7 p. m., trivia starts at 8 p. m. Cost, one to three people, $15 each; team of four, $50; team of five, $55, team of six, $60. Children under 13 free. Winning team gets $250. All tickets tax deductible. Call Justine Beard at 905-628-4811.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Free Children's Vacation Bible School, July 12-16, 9:30 a. m. to noon, Christian Life Assembly, 165 King St. W., Dundas. Games, refreshments and crafts. All are welcome. Limited enrolment. Call Trish at 905-627-4340 to register.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Sonquest Rainforest Vacation Bible School, Ancaster Christian Reformed Chruch, 70 Garner Rd. W., July 26-30 from 9-11:30 a. m. for ages four to 10 years old. Call 905-648-2323 or email ancasterchristianrc@bellnet.ca to register. Reptile Man, free community event on Thursday July 29, 6:30 p. m.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Son Rock Kids Camp VBS, Westdale Reformed Church, 201 Paradise Rd. N., Hamilton, July 5-9, 9-11:30 a. m. for ages four to entering Grade 6. Call 905-527-0998 to register.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Ancaster Community Vacation Bible School for childre SK to Grade 6, 9 a. m. to noon, July 5-9, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 31 Sulphur Springs Rd., Ancaster. Sponsored by Ryerson, St. John's, Marshall Memorial and St. Andrew's. Cost $25 per child. Call 905-648-6024 or 905-648-2353.

ODDS ’N’ ENDS

SISO VOLUNTEERS

Outgoing, friendly volunteers wanted. Use your excellent English skills, understanding of Canadian culture and interest in diverse cultures to volunteer. Contact Susan Cheeseman, 905-667-7496, or scheeseman@sisohamilton.org

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

VON Hamilton is looking for volunteers for all of its community support programs, like Volunteer Visiting, Meals On Wheels, Good Beginnings, Seniors Exercises and Hospice Volunteer Service. Call 905-522-0053.

HEEL PAIN RESEARCH STUDY

In association with McMaster University, a clinic in Ancaster is looking for volunteers aged 18-60 years, of healthy body weight, with heel pain. Volunteers must not be taking other therapy/medication currently for the heel pain and the pain can only have existed for up to eight months. Volunteers will be asked to visit the clinic three to four times over 10 weeks to receive either foot orthoses or ultrasound therapy. Volunteers must be able to walk for five minutes comfortably on a treadmill and will receive a complimentary pair of Birkenstock sandals at study's conclusion. Call 905-304-6556.

LAWN BOWLING

Enjoy outdoor activity with good company, beautiful surroundings and the sights and sounds of a perfect day in the Dundas Driving Park. Dundas Lawn Bowlers will show you how. Contact Craig at 905-627-5590.

KISS ME KATE

The Dundas Museum and Archives invite you on a trip to Stratford to see Kiss Me Kate on Thursday, June 24. Dinner at the Old School House, Brantford. Cost: $125, members $120. Call 905-627-7412.

MAY EXHIBITS

Carnegie Gallery, 10 King St. W., Dundas, May exhibits, Remnant, Orkney Series, Lesley McInally, potter; HAIRplay, Lori Skinner, wood carver; The Lounging Soap Opera, Maria Lezon, painter. Call 905-627-4265 or www.carnegiegallery.org

SUPPORT THE ASPS GRAD

Dairy Queen, Dundas, is supporting the Ancaster Senior Public School Grade 8 grad. When you order Blizzards and Dairy Queen Cakes, mention ASPS Grad or Grade 8 Grad and money will be donated.

CALLING PROGRAM

Friendly calling program for seniors. Wish you had someone to talk to? We will match you up with a caring volunteer who will call once a week. Phone Dundas Community Services at 905-627-5461.

VOLUNTEER BINGO CALLERS

Required by the Dundas Senior Citizen Club, Dundas Community Centre, Wednesdays, 12:45 to 3:15 pm. Contact Cassandra at dccdancing@yahoo.ca or 905-546-2260.

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

SENIORS CLUB

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

MUSEUM EXHIBIT

The Dundas Museum and Archives, 139 Park St. W., spring exhibition Finishing Touch — The Milliner's Art and The Hatter's Trade, until June 13. Guest curators-Norma Shephard of Mobile Millinery Museum and John McMicking of L&H Hatts. Dundas. Call 905-627-7412. www.dundasmuseum.ca

OSTOMY ASSOCIATION

The Hamilton and District Ostomy Association meets at 24 Poplar Ave on the third Thursday of each month. Call 905-549-3421 for more information.

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

SWIMMING FOR YOUR CHILD

If your child likes to swim but is involved in multiple activities, we have the program for you. The Hamilton Aquatic Club has a group that provides swimming opportunities from once a week to multiple times a week. Call at 905-574-7344 to register or visit hamiltonaquaticclub.ca for information.

City Sidelines - May 27

News May 27, 2010 Ancaster News

THURSDAY

TOASTMASTERS

Valley Town Toastmasters meet every Thursday, 7 p. m. in the Dundas Public Library, Allwood Room (lower level), 18OgilvieSt.,Dundas. Guests welcome. May27:Voting: June 3, June’s Delight.

PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Jacks’ and Jills’ Co-op Preschool ofAncaster, Open House, Thursday, May 27, 9:30-11:30 a. m. and 5-7 p. m., Ryerson United Church, 265 Wilson St. East, rear entrance. Call 905-648-8659.

40TH ANNIVERSARY

St. Mary Catholic Secondary School celebrates its 40th anniversary, May 27 to 30 with a variety of events. See http://www.stmary40thanniversary.webs.com or contact the school at 905-528-0214, Ext 506.

SEUSSICAL

This family fun musical is a must-see partnership presentation by Theatre Ancaster and the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board involving 25-plus students from 10 different high schools with public performances May 27, 29, June 4 and 5 ,7 p. m. Matinees May 30 and June 6 at 1 p. m., Theatre Auditorium at Hill Park Secondary School, 465 East 16th St, Hamilton. Walk-in tickets available one hour before performances. Adults $15. Seniors $10. Students and children $5. To reserve, call Sue Wojcicki at 905-385-3257, Ext. 229.

50TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION

Celebrate 50 Years of Parkside's history May 27-30. Registration now open at www.parkside50.ca or call 905-628-6339, Ext. 500.

FRIDAY

CARD NIGHT

Senior Citizens Club, 10 Market St. S., Dundas, Card Night, Friday, May 28, 7 p. m., euchre, bid euchre, bridge. Light refreshments, prizes. Tickets $5. All welcome.

ROAST BEEF DINNER

Hamilton Air Force Club, 128 King St. E., Dundas, Friday, May 28, 5-7 p. m., roast beef dinner, $7 per person. Call 905-628-6697. Entertainment begins at 6 p. m. with Erayna.

BEEF ON A BUN

Hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Dundas, 280 King St. W., Friday, May 28, Beef on a Bun, fries, garden salad for $8, 5:30-7:30 p. m. Call 905-627-7221.

SATURDAY

ST. MARK’S SALES

St. Mark's United Church, corner of Creighton and Governor's roads, Dundas, annual garage, plant and bake sales and lunch barbecue, Saturday, May 29, 8 a. m. to noon.

MAYFAIR

Westdale Children's School, Saturday, May 29, 11 a. m. to 3 p. m., Mayfair, a community event and spring festival that is held annually at the Aviary in Westdale. Crafts, games, music, a puppet show and a snack at the cafe. Call 905-529-4678 or email info@westdale.org

CAR WASH

Royal Canadian Air Cadets 735 Firebird Squadron Car Wash, Saturday, May 29, 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. Eccles garage, Market and King Streets. Donations of $5 or greater are appreciated.

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.

MAY EXHIBIT

The Giants' Rib Discovery Centre, May exhibit, HCA Trail Centre, 650 Governors Rd., Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., original watercolors and acrylics of the Brigedoon Group, six local artists. Contact nancyclarkehauser@gmail.com

LAWN BOWLING

The Dundas Lawn Bowling Club welcomes all visitors interested in an introduction to lawn bowling, Dundas Driving Park, May 29, 9:30-11:30 a. m. Contact Craig at 905-627-5596.

TRUNK, BAKE, BOOK SALE

Will be held Saturday, May 29, 8 a. m. to noon at Knox Church Parking Lot (Victoria St.). If raining sale will be held in the gym.

SUNDAY

SPRING CONCERT

Dundas Valley Orchestra free spring concert, Sunday, May 30, 3 p. m. St Paul’s United Church, Dundas, www.dundasvalleyorchestra.ca or call Ron at 905-627-3333.

CHURCH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

May 30, Jerseyville United Church, 17 Field Rd., Jerseyville, celebrates its 209th anniversary with a worship at 10 a. m., a noon potluck lunch and a concert presented by the Hamilton Men Teachers’ Choir at 2 p. m. Call 905-648-3691.

GOSPEL OF JOHN

Who was this man Jesus? Find out in a lecture series on the controversial Gospel of John given by Rev. Dr. Kurt Richardsonat RyersonUnitedChurch, 265WilsonSt., E., Ancaster. Contact Lynn or Kurt at 905-648-2731 or churchadmin@cogeco.net . Join anytime.

MONDAY

PARROT CLUB

The Parrot Club of Southwestern Ontario, Hamilton Chapter, Gentle Solutions For Not So Gentle Problems, Monday, May 31, 7 p. m., Dundas Lions Community Center, Market St, S. Dundas. Q&A by vet tech and behaviourist Kristi Flemming on how to deal with aggression using positive reinforcement. All welcome. Contact Lori Gibbons at 905-627-8673 or www.parrot-club.ca .

PROBUS CLUB OF DUNDAS

Meets at St. Paul's United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas, at 10 a. m., May 31, 2010. Guest speaker Ray Hobbs, whose topic will be The effect of the War of 1812 on Dundas. Call 905-304-1566.

TUESDAY

RUN CLINIC

Every Tuesday until June 8, train for the Old Mill Race. Contact Cedar Springs, 905-648-4571, Ext. 246, or ancaster@cedarspringsclub.com to register

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.

WEDNESDAY

FLOWER SHOW

The Garden Clubs of Ontario, in partnership with the Royal Botanical Gardens, presents Art + Facts, RBG’s new Camilla and Peter Dalglish Atrium, 680 Plains Rd. W., June 2, 10 a. m. to 7 p. m. and June 3, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m.

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.

UPCOMING

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

Rotary Club of Ancaster, Festival of the Arts Garden Party, Sunday, June 6, 1:30-5:30 p. m., fine art, live music, collection of vintage cars, fashion show, food and wine, Knollwood Gulf Club, 1276 Shaver Rd., Ancaster. Tickets $65 per person. Call Gibbs, 905-575-9685.

GARAGE, PLANT AND BAKE SALE

Saturday, June 5, 8 a. m. to noon at St. James Anglican Church, 137, Melville St., Dundas.

GARDEN CLUB OF DUNDAS

The Garden Club of Dundas holds luncheon meetings the third Wednesday of every month except January, February and July. Flower-arrangers and gardeners welcome. Call 905-526-8954.

SONGS OF THE HEART

Kokoru — under the direction of Brenda Uchimaru — presents Songs of the Heart, St. James Anglican Church, 137, Melville St., Dundas, Saturday, June 5, 8 p. m. Tickets at $12 for adults and $10 for seniors/students are available at the door or by calling 905-627-1424.

GARDEN PARTY

Rotary Club of Ancaster Festival of the Arts Garden Party, fine art, live music, collection of vintage cars, fashion show, food and wine, Knollwood Gulf Club, 1276 Shaver Rd., Ancaster, June 6, 1:30-5:30 p. m. Tickets $65 per person. Call Gibbs at 905-575-9685.

LOBSTER & RIB FEST

Dundas Rotary Clubs annual Lobster & Rib Fest, June 5, J. L. Grightmire Arena, 6-8 p. m. with music from 5-11 p. m. All proceeds go to Rotary projects, $60 per person. For tickets call Gary at 519-647-3504, or Allyson at 905-379-7353.

HEALTHY BONES, HEALTHY AGING

A presentation on the prevention of osteoporosis, Thursday, June 3, 5-6: 30 p. m., St. Peter's Hospital, Garwood-Jones Family Auditorium, 88 Maplewood Ave. Space limited. RSVP by May 28. Call 905-777-3837, Ext. 12446.

SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH

The public is invited to celebrate the continuing legacy of the the Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamilton during a tribute dinner hosted by St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation and St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation, June 1 at Carmen’s Banquet Centre, Stone Church Road. Tickets are $95 per person (tables of 10 are available). Contact Amy Leaming Cote at 905-522-1155, Ext. 35949, or amy@stjoesfoundation.ca

2010 HAMILTON WALK FOR ALS

The 2010 Hamilton Walk for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) will take place June 5 at Bayfront Park. Registration starts at 8:30 a. m. and the 5km walk starts at 10 a. m. Entertainment, music and door prizes, as well as hotdogs and refreshments will be available throughout the morning. Plan to join us in a fun-filled event, for a good cause, namely raising funds to assist with research to combat this dreadful disease, which affects 1,000 Ontarians and their families. For more information call Bob Mullen at 905-648-5627 or email bob.mullen@sympatico.ca

CAR BOOT GARAGE SALE

On Saturday, June 5, the Dundas Legion is holding a Car Boot Garage Sale from 9 a. m. to noon. If interested in renting a spot at this event for $10 call the Branch 36 office 905-627-7221 and leave a message for Dawn Lewis.

PUPPET THEATRE AT DUNDAS MUSEUM

Studio Babette Puppet Theatre presents Little Fairy Tales for Little People: Little Red Riding Hood and The 3 Little Pigs at Made in Dundas, The Dundas Museum and Archives, 139 Park Street West, Dundas, Saturday, May 29, 11 a. m. to 3 p. m. Puppet shows at 11:15 a. m. and 1 p. m. Free. Studio Babette is: Marie Franek, Helena Adamczyk, Kerry Corrigan, based in Dundas.

CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS

Rotary Club of Dundas Pancake Breakfast, July 1, Dundas Driving Park bandshell area, 8-11:30 a. m. Adults $7, $4 children, family of four $20. Entertainment Tribal Vision Dancers Six Nations.

TRIVIA FUNDRAISER

Fundraiser for Weekend to End Women's Cancer in honor of Linda Powers, Trivia Night, Friday, June 4, St Paul’s United Church, 29 Park St., Dundas. Doors open at 7 p. m., trivia starts at 8 p. m. Cost, one to three people, $15 each; team of four, $50; team of five, $55, team of six, $60. Children under 13 free. Winning team gets $250. All tickets tax deductible. Call Justine Beard at 905-628-4811.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Free Children's Vacation Bible School, July 12-16, 9:30 a. m. to noon, Christian Life Assembly, 165 King St. W., Dundas. Games, refreshments and crafts. All are welcome. Limited enrolment. Call Trish at 905-627-4340 to register.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Sonquest Rainforest Vacation Bible School, Ancaster Christian Reformed Chruch, 70 Garner Rd. W., July 26-30 from 9-11:30 a. m. for ages four to 10 years old. Call 905-648-2323 or email ancasterchristianrc@bellnet.ca to register. Reptile Man, free community event on Thursday July 29, 6:30 p. m.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Son Rock Kids Camp VBS, Westdale Reformed Church, 201 Paradise Rd. N., Hamilton, July 5-9, 9-11:30 a. m. for ages four to entering Grade 6. Call 905-527-0998 to register.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Ancaster Community Vacation Bible School for childre SK to Grade 6, 9 a. m. to noon, July 5-9, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 31 Sulphur Springs Rd., Ancaster. Sponsored by Ryerson, St. John's, Marshall Memorial and St. Andrew's. Cost $25 per child. Call 905-648-6024 or 905-648-2353.

ODDS ’N’ ENDS

SISO VOLUNTEERS

Outgoing, friendly volunteers wanted. Use your excellent English skills, understanding of Canadian culture and interest in diverse cultures to volunteer. Contact Susan Cheeseman, 905-667-7496, or scheeseman@sisohamilton.org

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

VON Hamilton is looking for volunteers for all of its community support programs, like Volunteer Visiting, Meals On Wheels, Good Beginnings, Seniors Exercises and Hospice Volunteer Service. Call 905-522-0053.

HEEL PAIN RESEARCH STUDY

In association with McMaster University, a clinic in Ancaster is looking for volunteers aged 18-60 years, of healthy body weight, with heel pain. Volunteers must not be taking other therapy/medication currently for the heel pain and the pain can only have existed for up to eight months. Volunteers will be asked to visit the clinic three to four times over 10 weeks to receive either foot orthoses or ultrasound therapy. Volunteers must be able to walk for five minutes comfortably on a treadmill and will receive a complimentary pair of Birkenstock sandals at study's conclusion. Call 905-304-6556.

LAWN BOWLING

Enjoy outdoor activity with good company, beautiful surroundings and the sights and sounds of a perfect day in the Dundas Driving Park. Dundas Lawn Bowlers will show you how. Contact Craig at 905-627-5590.

KISS ME KATE

The Dundas Museum and Archives invite you on a trip to Stratford to see Kiss Me Kate on Thursday, June 24. Dinner at the Old School House, Brantford. Cost: $125, members $120. Call 905-627-7412.

MAY EXHIBITS

Carnegie Gallery, 10 King St. W., Dundas, May exhibits, Remnant, Orkney Series, Lesley McInally, potter; HAIRplay, Lori Skinner, wood carver; The Lounging Soap Opera, Maria Lezon, painter. Call 905-627-4265 or www.carnegiegallery.org

SUPPORT THE ASPS GRAD

Dairy Queen, Dundas, is supporting the Ancaster Senior Public School Grade 8 grad. When you order Blizzards and Dairy Queen Cakes, mention ASPS Grad or Grade 8 Grad and money will be donated.

CALLING PROGRAM

Friendly calling program for seniors. Wish you had someone to talk to? We will match you up with a caring volunteer who will call once a week. Phone Dundas Community Services at 905-627-5461.

VOLUNTEER BINGO CALLERS

Required by the Dundas Senior Citizen Club, Dundas Community Centre, Wednesdays, 12:45 to 3:15 pm. Contact Cassandra at dccdancing@yahoo.ca or 905-546-2260.

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

SENIORS CLUB

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

MUSEUM EXHIBIT

The Dundas Museum and Archives, 139 Park St. W., spring exhibition Finishing Touch — The Milliner's Art and The Hatter's Trade, until June 13. Guest curators-Norma Shephard of Mobile Millinery Museum and John McMicking of L&H Hatts. Dundas. Call 905-627-7412. www.dundasmuseum.ca

OSTOMY ASSOCIATION

The Hamilton and District Ostomy Association meets at 24 Poplar Ave on the third Thursday of each month. Call 905-549-3421 for more information.

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

SWIMMING FOR YOUR CHILD

If your child likes to swim but is involved in multiple activities, we have the program for you. The Hamilton Aquatic Club has a group that provides swimming opportunities from once a week to multiple times a week. Call at 905-574-7344 to register or visit hamiltonaquaticclub.ca for information.

City Sidelines - May 27

News May 27, 2010 Ancaster News

THURSDAY

TOASTMASTERS

Valley Town Toastmasters meet every Thursday, 7 p. m. in the Dundas Public Library, Allwood Room (lower level), 18OgilvieSt.,Dundas. Guests welcome. May27:Voting: June 3, June’s Delight.

PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Jacks’ and Jills’ Co-op Preschool ofAncaster, Open House, Thursday, May 27, 9:30-11:30 a. m. and 5-7 p. m., Ryerson United Church, 265 Wilson St. East, rear entrance. Call 905-648-8659.

40TH ANNIVERSARY

St. Mary Catholic Secondary School celebrates its 40th anniversary, May 27 to 30 with a variety of events. See http://www.stmary40thanniversary.webs.com or contact the school at 905-528-0214, Ext 506.

SEUSSICAL

This family fun musical is a must-see partnership presentation by Theatre Ancaster and the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board involving 25-plus students from 10 different high schools with public performances May 27, 29, June 4 and 5 ,7 p. m. Matinees May 30 and June 6 at 1 p. m., Theatre Auditorium at Hill Park Secondary School, 465 East 16th St, Hamilton. Walk-in tickets available one hour before performances. Adults $15. Seniors $10. Students and children $5. To reserve, call Sue Wojcicki at 905-385-3257, Ext. 229.

50TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION

Celebrate 50 Years of Parkside's history May 27-30. Registration now open at www.parkside50.ca or call 905-628-6339, Ext. 500.

FRIDAY

CARD NIGHT

Senior Citizens Club, 10 Market St. S., Dundas, Card Night, Friday, May 28, 7 p. m., euchre, bid euchre, bridge. Light refreshments, prizes. Tickets $5. All welcome.

ROAST BEEF DINNER

Hamilton Air Force Club, 128 King St. E., Dundas, Friday, May 28, 5-7 p. m., roast beef dinner, $7 per person. Call 905-628-6697. Entertainment begins at 6 p. m. with Erayna.

BEEF ON A BUN

Hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Dundas, 280 King St. W., Friday, May 28, Beef on a Bun, fries, garden salad for $8, 5:30-7:30 p. m. Call 905-627-7221.

SATURDAY

ST. MARK’S SALES

St. Mark's United Church, corner of Creighton and Governor's roads, Dundas, annual garage, plant and bake sales and lunch barbecue, Saturday, May 29, 8 a. m. to noon.

MAYFAIR

Westdale Children's School, Saturday, May 29, 11 a. m. to 3 p. m., Mayfair, a community event and spring festival that is held annually at the Aviary in Westdale. Crafts, games, music, a puppet show and a snack at the cafe. Call 905-529-4678 or email info@westdale.org

CAR WASH

Royal Canadian Air Cadets 735 Firebird Squadron Car Wash, Saturday, May 29, 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. Eccles garage, Market and King Streets. Donations of $5 or greater are appreciated.

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.

MAY EXHIBIT

The Giants' Rib Discovery Centre, May exhibit, HCA Trail Centre, 650 Governors Rd., Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., original watercolors and acrylics of the Brigedoon Group, six local artists. Contact nancyclarkehauser@gmail.com

LAWN BOWLING

The Dundas Lawn Bowling Club welcomes all visitors interested in an introduction to lawn bowling, Dundas Driving Park, May 29, 9:30-11:30 a. m. Contact Craig at 905-627-5596.

TRUNK, BAKE, BOOK SALE

Will be held Saturday, May 29, 8 a. m. to noon at Knox Church Parking Lot (Victoria St.). If raining sale will be held in the gym.

SUNDAY

SPRING CONCERT

Dundas Valley Orchestra free spring concert, Sunday, May 30, 3 p. m. St Paul’s United Church, Dundas, www.dundasvalleyorchestra.ca or call Ron at 905-627-3333.

CHURCH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

May 30, Jerseyville United Church, 17 Field Rd., Jerseyville, celebrates its 209th anniversary with a worship at 10 a. m., a noon potluck lunch and a concert presented by the Hamilton Men Teachers’ Choir at 2 p. m. Call 905-648-3691.

GOSPEL OF JOHN

Who was this man Jesus? Find out in a lecture series on the controversial Gospel of John given by Rev. Dr. Kurt Richardsonat RyersonUnitedChurch, 265WilsonSt., E., Ancaster. Contact Lynn or Kurt at 905-648-2731 or churchadmin@cogeco.net . Join anytime.

MONDAY

PARROT CLUB

The Parrot Club of Southwestern Ontario, Hamilton Chapter, Gentle Solutions For Not So Gentle Problems, Monday, May 31, 7 p. m., Dundas Lions Community Center, Market St, S. Dundas. Q&A by vet tech and behaviourist Kristi Flemming on how to deal with aggression using positive reinforcement. All welcome. Contact Lori Gibbons at 905-627-8673 or www.parrot-club.ca .

PROBUS CLUB OF DUNDAS

Meets at St. Paul's United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas, at 10 a. m., May 31, 2010. Guest speaker Ray Hobbs, whose topic will be The effect of the War of 1812 on Dundas. Call 905-304-1566.

TUESDAY

RUN CLINIC

Every Tuesday until June 8, train for the Old Mill Race. Contact Cedar Springs, 905-648-4571, Ext. 246, or ancaster@cedarspringsclub.com to register

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.

WEDNESDAY

FLOWER SHOW

The Garden Clubs of Ontario, in partnership with the Royal Botanical Gardens, presents Art + Facts, RBG’s new Camilla and Peter Dalglish Atrium, 680 Plains Rd. W., June 2, 10 a. m. to 7 p. m. and June 3, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m.

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.

UPCOMING

FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

Rotary Club of Ancaster, Festival of the Arts Garden Party, Sunday, June 6, 1:30-5:30 p. m., fine art, live music, collection of vintage cars, fashion show, food and wine, Knollwood Gulf Club, 1276 Shaver Rd., Ancaster. Tickets $65 per person. Call Gibbs, 905-575-9685.

GARAGE, PLANT AND BAKE SALE

Saturday, June 5, 8 a. m. to noon at St. James Anglican Church, 137, Melville St., Dundas.

GARDEN CLUB OF DUNDAS

The Garden Club of Dundas holds luncheon meetings the third Wednesday of every month except January, February and July. Flower-arrangers and gardeners welcome. Call 905-526-8954.

SONGS OF THE HEART

Kokoru — under the direction of Brenda Uchimaru — presents Songs of the Heart, St. James Anglican Church, 137, Melville St., Dundas, Saturday, June 5, 8 p. m. Tickets at $12 for adults and $10 for seniors/students are available at the door or by calling 905-627-1424.

GARDEN PARTY

Rotary Club of Ancaster Festival of the Arts Garden Party, fine art, live music, collection of vintage cars, fashion show, food and wine, Knollwood Gulf Club, 1276 Shaver Rd., Ancaster, June 6, 1:30-5:30 p. m. Tickets $65 per person. Call Gibbs at 905-575-9685.

LOBSTER & RIB FEST

Dundas Rotary Clubs annual Lobster & Rib Fest, June 5, J. L. Grightmire Arena, 6-8 p. m. with music from 5-11 p. m. All proceeds go to Rotary projects, $60 per person. For tickets call Gary at 519-647-3504, or Allyson at 905-379-7353.

HEALTHY BONES, HEALTHY AGING

A presentation on the prevention of osteoporosis, Thursday, June 3, 5-6: 30 p. m., St. Peter's Hospital, Garwood-Jones Family Auditorium, 88 Maplewood Ave. Space limited. RSVP by May 28. Call 905-777-3837, Ext. 12446.

SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH

The public is invited to celebrate the continuing legacy of the the Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamilton during a tribute dinner hosted by St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation and St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation, June 1 at Carmen’s Banquet Centre, Stone Church Road. Tickets are $95 per person (tables of 10 are available). Contact Amy Leaming Cote at 905-522-1155, Ext. 35949, or amy@stjoesfoundation.ca

2010 HAMILTON WALK FOR ALS

The 2010 Hamilton Walk for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) will take place June 5 at Bayfront Park. Registration starts at 8:30 a. m. and the 5km walk starts at 10 a. m. Entertainment, music and door prizes, as well as hotdogs and refreshments will be available throughout the morning. Plan to join us in a fun-filled event, for a good cause, namely raising funds to assist with research to combat this dreadful disease, which affects 1,000 Ontarians and their families. For more information call Bob Mullen at 905-648-5627 or email bob.mullen@sympatico.ca

CAR BOOT GARAGE SALE

On Saturday, June 5, the Dundas Legion is holding a Car Boot Garage Sale from 9 a. m. to noon. If interested in renting a spot at this event for $10 call the Branch 36 office 905-627-7221 and leave a message for Dawn Lewis.

PUPPET THEATRE AT DUNDAS MUSEUM

Studio Babette Puppet Theatre presents Little Fairy Tales for Little People: Little Red Riding Hood and The 3 Little Pigs at Made in Dundas, The Dundas Museum and Archives, 139 Park Street West, Dundas, Saturday, May 29, 11 a. m. to 3 p. m. Puppet shows at 11:15 a. m. and 1 p. m. Free. Studio Babette is: Marie Franek, Helena Adamczyk, Kerry Corrigan, based in Dundas.

CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS

Rotary Club of Dundas Pancake Breakfast, July 1, Dundas Driving Park bandshell area, 8-11:30 a. m. Adults $7, $4 children, family of four $20. Entertainment Tribal Vision Dancers Six Nations.

TRIVIA FUNDRAISER

Fundraiser for Weekend to End Women's Cancer in honor of Linda Powers, Trivia Night, Friday, June 4, St Paul’s United Church, 29 Park St., Dundas. Doors open at 7 p. m., trivia starts at 8 p. m. Cost, one to three people, $15 each; team of four, $50; team of five, $55, team of six, $60. Children under 13 free. Winning team gets $250. All tickets tax deductible. Call Justine Beard at 905-628-4811.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Free Children's Vacation Bible School, July 12-16, 9:30 a. m. to noon, Christian Life Assembly, 165 King St. W., Dundas. Games, refreshments and crafts. All are welcome. Limited enrolment. Call Trish at 905-627-4340 to register.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Sonquest Rainforest Vacation Bible School, Ancaster Christian Reformed Chruch, 70 Garner Rd. W., July 26-30 from 9-11:30 a. m. for ages four to 10 years old. Call 905-648-2323 or email ancasterchristianrc@bellnet.ca to register. Reptile Man, free community event on Thursday July 29, 6:30 p. m.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Son Rock Kids Camp VBS, Westdale Reformed Church, 201 Paradise Rd. N., Hamilton, July 5-9, 9-11:30 a. m. for ages four to entering Grade 6. Call 905-527-0998 to register.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Ancaster Community Vacation Bible School for childre SK to Grade 6, 9 a. m. to noon, July 5-9, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 31 Sulphur Springs Rd., Ancaster. Sponsored by Ryerson, St. John's, Marshall Memorial and St. Andrew's. Cost $25 per child. Call 905-648-6024 or 905-648-2353.

ODDS ’N’ ENDS

SISO VOLUNTEERS

Outgoing, friendly volunteers wanted. Use your excellent English skills, understanding of Canadian culture and interest in diverse cultures to volunteer. Contact Susan Cheeseman, 905-667-7496, or scheeseman@sisohamilton.org

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

VON Hamilton is looking for volunteers for all of its community support programs, like Volunteer Visiting, Meals On Wheels, Good Beginnings, Seniors Exercises and Hospice Volunteer Service. Call 905-522-0053.

HEEL PAIN RESEARCH STUDY

In association with McMaster University, a clinic in Ancaster is looking for volunteers aged 18-60 years, of healthy body weight, with heel pain. Volunteers must not be taking other therapy/medication currently for the heel pain and the pain can only have existed for up to eight months. Volunteers will be asked to visit the clinic three to four times over 10 weeks to receive either foot orthoses or ultrasound therapy. Volunteers must be able to walk for five minutes comfortably on a treadmill and will receive a complimentary pair of Birkenstock sandals at study's conclusion. Call 905-304-6556.

LAWN BOWLING

Enjoy outdoor activity with good company, beautiful surroundings and the sights and sounds of a perfect day in the Dundas Driving Park. Dundas Lawn Bowlers will show you how. Contact Craig at 905-627-5590.

KISS ME KATE

The Dundas Museum and Archives invite you on a trip to Stratford to see Kiss Me Kate on Thursday, June 24. Dinner at the Old School House, Brantford. Cost: $125, members $120. Call 905-627-7412.

MAY EXHIBITS

Carnegie Gallery, 10 King St. W., Dundas, May exhibits, Remnant, Orkney Series, Lesley McInally, potter; HAIRplay, Lori Skinner, wood carver; The Lounging Soap Opera, Maria Lezon, painter. Call 905-627-4265 or www.carnegiegallery.org

SUPPORT THE ASPS GRAD

Dairy Queen, Dundas, is supporting the Ancaster Senior Public School Grade 8 grad. When you order Blizzards and Dairy Queen Cakes, mention ASPS Grad or Grade 8 Grad and money will be donated.

CALLING PROGRAM

Friendly calling program for seniors. Wish you had someone to talk to? We will match you up with a caring volunteer who will call once a week. Phone Dundas Community Services at 905-627-5461.

VOLUNTEER BINGO CALLERS

Required by the Dundas Senior Citizen Club, Dundas Community Centre, Wednesdays, 12:45 to 3:15 pm. Contact Cassandra at dccdancing@yahoo.ca or 905-546-2260.

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

SENIORS CLUB

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

MUSEUM EXHIBIT

The Dundas Museum and Archives, 139 Park St. W., spring exhibition Finishing Touch — The Milliner's Art and The Hatter's Trade, until June 13. Guest curators-Norma Shephard of Mobile Millinery Museum and John McMicking of L&H Hatts. Dundas. Call 905-627-7412. www.dundasmuseum.ca

OSTOMY ASSOCIATION

The Hamilton and District Ostomy Association meets at 24 Poplar Ave on the third Thursday of each month. Call 905-549-3421 for more information.

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

SWIMMING FOR YOUR CHILD

If your child likes to swim but is involved in multiple activities, we have the program for you. The Hamilton Aquatic Club has a group that provides swimming opportunities from once a week to multiple times a week. Call at 905-574-7344 to register or visit hamiltonaquaticclub.ca for information.