City Sidelines - September 30

News Sep 30, 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 for 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 Thursday publication date. E-mail ddowney@hamiltonnews.com

FRIDAY

KIDS DAY OUT

Friday, Oct. 1, Kids Day Out!, 9:30 a. m. to 3 p. m., a special day for four to 12 year olds. Theme: Thanksgiving for Creation. See wfpconline.com or call West Flamboro Presbyterian Church, 905-628-6675.

SATURDAY

MOM TO MOM SALE

Mom to Mom Sale, used book sale and bake table, Saturday, Oct. 2, 8-11 a. m., Knox Presbyterian Church, 23 Melville St., Dundas. Buy/sell gently used children's clothes, toys, books, baby furniture, etc.. Tables available, e-mail mwcore@cogeco.ca . Free admission.

SEPTEMBER EXHIBIT

The Giants' Rib Discovery Center, 650 Governors Road, Dundas, open 10 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., Saturday and Sunday. Promoting Awareness features photography of noted HCA photographer Chris Hamilton.

FAMILY SWIM

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

SUNDAY

SAFE BOATING COURSES

Hamilton Power & Sail Squadron offers Safe Boating Courses this fall and winter. Register Sunday, Oct. 3, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m., Macassa Bay Yacht Club, 80 Harbourfront Dr., foot of Discovery Drive. Call 905-388- www.hamiltonpowersquadron.ca or e-mail boating@hamiltonpowersquadron.ca

POST CARD CLUB SHOW

25th Annual Golden Horseshoe Post Card Club Show, Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre, 10 Market St. S., Dundas, corner of Market and King, Sunday, Oct. 3, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m., free parking and admission, valuations on collections, postcards bought, sold and traded.

ART GALLERY DISPLAY

The work of Jude Johnson, on display at The Art Gallery, St. James Anglican church, 137 Melville St., Dundas, opening reception Oct. 3, 1-4 p. m., to Nov. 5.

LILY BULB SALE

Ontario Regional Lily Society Lily Bulb Sale and Auction, Sunday, Oct. 3, 1-4 p. m.,Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd. W., Burlington. See www.orls.ca or contact Marilyn Cornwell, 416-231-9296.

FACES OF DUNDAS

Dundas Museum & Archives exhibit, Faces of Dundas. Meet your neighbours past and present as the museum tells the stories of Dundas residents through their portraits and objects from their lives. The exhibit runs until Oct. 3, 139 Park St. W., Monday to Friday, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m., Sunday, 1-4 p. m. Call 905-627-7412.

TUESDAY

ANCASTER MEN’S FITNESS CLUB

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 -7:30 p. m., Ancaster Senior Public School from mid-September to April. New members welcome for non-strenuous exercise at reasonable rate. Call Larry Webber 905-648-1226.

FLU PREVENTION

Dr. Sandra J. Malpass, 356 Wilson St. E., Ancaster, hosts Flu Prevention and Treatment with Homeopathic Medicine, presented by homeopath Patricia Coty, Oct. 5, 6:30-7:30 p. m. Call 905-648-9991.

RBG PROGRAMS

AnATo Z of Fall bulbs, Oct. 5, 7-9 p. m.; HarvestWine Tour to the Niagara Peninsula, Oct. 3, 1-7 p. m.; Family Fall Fun Nights, Saturday, Oct. 2, 7-9:30 p. m. Pre-registration required for all programs. See www.rbg.ca or call 905-527-1158, Ext. 270.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Bereavement support groups operate every Tuesday from 9:30-11:30 a. m. and 7-9 p. m., the Cattel Centre, 45 Main St., Dundas. Upcoming topics include Oct. 5, Guilt/Regrets in Grief; Oct. 12, Anxiety in Grief; Oct. 19, Depression in Grief; Oct. 26, Your Health and Your Grief.

WEDNESDAY

STROKE RECOVERY

Hamilton Wentworth Stroke Recovery Association holds its monthly general meeting on the last Wednesday of every month, 7 p. m., 65 Nebo Rd, Unit 5. Call 905-385-1639 or strokerecovery@gmail.com

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.

THURSDAY

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

The Autism Spectrum Disorders Service at McMaster Children's Hospital presents What are Autism Spectrum Disorders? Free one session parent/caregiver workshop presentedby Dr. OlafKrausdeCamargo, developmental pediatrician Thursday, Oct. 7, 7-9 p. m., Ewart Auditorium, Chedoke Site. To register, call Linda at 905-521-2100, Ext 74032.

TOASTMASTERS

Valley Town Toastmasters meet every Thursday, 7 p. m., Dundas Public Library, Allwood Room, lower level, 18 Ogilvie St. Guests are always welcome. Different theme every week, Sept. 30, Humour Contest; Oct. 7, Signs of Autumn; Oct. 14, Fall Delight. See www.valleytowntoastmasters.com , email info@valleytowntoastmasters.com or call 289-260-1153.

UPCOMING

JAZZ VESPERS

Jazz Vespers, St. James Anglican Church, 137 Melville St., Dundas, Sunday, Oct. 10, 4 p. m. Elana Kapelaris on piano; Rob Somerville on trombone; Shawn Nykwist on sax; John Veretta on drums; Jim Sandilands on bass are the players. Call 905-627-1424.

PET THERAPY

Do you have a pet that has what it takes to be a therapy animal? BISHPet evaluations, Oct. 17 and Nov. 21. Preregistration required. Call 905-523-885, Ext. 274, or lellis@braininjuryservices.com

TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES

Fair Trade Crafts, Ten Thousand Villages, sale of modern and traditional international crafts to benefit artisans in more than 30 countries — Haiti, Pakistan, Cameroon, Chile and more — Oct. 21-23, 143 Lower Horning Rd., Hamilton. See www.TenThousandVillages.ca

CHESS CLUB

Inaugural meeting of the Chess Club of Dundas, Thursday, Oct. 14, 7-9 p. m., Schwaben Inn, 225 King St. W., Dundas. Bring your own board. Contact Bill at chess.dundas@gmail.com or 289-446-1011

HARD OF HEARING

Hearing Health Fair by the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, Hamilton Branch, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 6:30-9:30 p. m., Scottish Rite main ballroom, King and Queen Streets, free parking in rear. Members free, guests $5. Email info@chha-hamilton.ca or call 905-659-7347 or 905-575-4964.

DUNDAS IDOL FINAL

Oct. 8, doors at 5 p. m. with performances at 6:30 p. m. Dinner is included in ticket price of $12, upstairs, Hamilton Force Club, 128 King St E., 905-628-6697. The three finalist are Mason Doer, Jenna Aquino and Laura Beasley.

GRIFFIN HOUSE OPEN

The Griffin House, a National Historic Site at 733 Mineral Springs Rd. in Ancaster will be open to the public on Thanksgiving Monday, Oct. 11, 1-4 p. m. Enjoy the fall colours in the Dundas Valley and view the work of teenage potter Michael Catricala. Parking is available at the Hermitage. Phone 905-648-8144.

FROM DUNDEE TO DUNDAS

Who was involved both with the creation of the Desjardins Canal and the establishment of the first organized church in Dundas? The Lesslie family. The Lesslie Family. Find out about this and more in the talk, From Dundee to Dundas – The Legacy of the Lesslies, presented by author Melanie King, Oct. 6, Dundas Town Hall Auditorium, 7 p. m., sponsored by the Dundas Museum & Archives. Admission free; donations welcome. Call 905-627-7412.

SENIORS CLUB

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

CROHN'S AND COLITIS MEETING

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada, Hamilton and Area Chapter, meetings second Thursday of the month, 7 p. m., Hamilton Air Force Association, 128 King St. W., Dundas. RSVP to Hamilton@ccfc.ca or president Janet Young, 905-628-9493.

TRAVELOGUE FILM NIGHT

Travelogue Film Night, Rotary Club of Dundas, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 7:15 p. m., Dundas Central Public School, Melville and Albert Street. Film: RV Adventure: Gulf Coast Still Wild and Beautiful. Admittance $8 or $40 for season of six films. Call Ellen, 905-977-9930.

FUNDRAISER DINNER DANCE

The Dundas Pipes and Drums Fundraiser Dinner Dance , Oct. 23, Marritt Hall, Ancaster. TIckets can be purchased at Dundas Town Hall, Sundays from 10 a. m. to noon and Wednesdays, 7-9 p. m., or contact band_manager5381@dundaspipesanddrums.org

LEGION DINNER

Fish ($8) or chicken($7), and chip dinner, Friday, Oct. 8, Dundas Legion, 280 King St. W., Dundas, 4:30-7 p. m., followed with music from Dave Burden, 7-10 p. m. Call 905-627-7221.

PUB NIGHT

The Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre presents Pub Night with Ron Wilkenson Riders of the Western Stage, Friday, Oct. 15, 5:30 p. m. Tickets are $15 each and include dinner, cash bar and entertainment. Call 905-648-3466.

PLOWING MATCH

South Wentworth Plowing Match Friday, Oct. 15, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m., 965 Alberton Rd. S., Alberton. Lunch available on site.

ODDS ’N’ ENDS

MS FUNDRAISER

In his efforts to bring attention to multiple sclerosis, Ancaster native Ron Reeleder will be trekking to Mount Everest base camp in October. Ron is just short of the money needed to qualify for the trip and is looking for some generous help from the public. See www.amilliondollarsforms.com

SCOTTISH STEELWORKERS PROJECT

Are you – or is a member of your family – a steelworker from Scotland? If so, researchers at McMaster University’s Institute of Environment and Health would like to hear from you. Contact Dr. Bruce Newbold, 905-525-9140, Ext. 27948 or newbold@mcmaster.ca

VISITING LIBRARY

Want to bring the love of reading and entertainment to those who are homebound? Become a volunteer for the Hamilton Public Library’s Visiting Library Service. Call the volunteer coordinator at 905-546-3200, Ext. 2158, or visit www.hpl.ca

HOST VOLUNTEER

SISO HOST Volunteer Program. In just two hours a week, you can make friends from another culture and help a newcomer family adjust to life in Canada. Contact Susan Cheeseman, 905-667-7496 or scheeseman@sisohamilton.org

EARLY YEARS CENTRE

Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough Ontario Early Years Centre offers free Interactive Play Time drop-in programs for families with children 0-6 year olds in the Ancaster and Dundas area throughout the summer months. View summer drop-in schedule at www.ontarioearlyyears.ca or call 905-689-9500.

SUPPORT GROUPS

The Problem: chronic anger. The solution: Pathways to Peace Anger Management Support Groups. For more information, phone Bill at 905-682-0349.

12 STEP GROUP MEETING

Alcoholics for Christ Drug/Alcohol and family members, 12 step meetings, the Booth Centre, Salvation Army, 92 York Blvd., every Wednesday at 7 p. m. Call 905-383-4160 or 905-527-1444.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

City Sidelines - September 30

News Sep 30, 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 for 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 Thursday publication date. E-mail ddowney@hamiltonnews.com

FRIDAY

KIDS DAY OUT

Friday, Oct. 1, Kids Day Out!, 9:30 a. m. to 3 p. m., a special day for four to 12 year olds. Theme: Thanksgiving for Creation. See wfpconline.com or call West Flamboro Presbyterian Church, 905-628-6675.

SATURDAY

MOM TO MOM SALE

Mom to Mom Sale, used book sale and bake table, Saturday, Oct. 2, 8-11 a. m., Knox Presbyterian Church, 23 Melville St., Dundas. Buy/sell gently used children's clothes, toys, books, baby furniture, etc.. Tables available, e-mail mwcore@cogeco.ca . Free admission.

SEPTEMBER EXHIBIT

The Giants' Rib Discovery Center, 650 Governors Road, Dundas, open 10 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., Saturday and Sunday. Promoting Awareness features photography of noted HCA photographer Chris Hamilton.

FAMILY SWIM

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

SUNDAY

SAFE BOATING COURSES

Hamilton Power & Sail Squadron offers Safe Boating Courses this fall and winter. Register Sunday, Oct. 3, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m., Macassa Bay Yacht Club, 80 Harbourfront Dr., foot of Discovery Drive. Call 905-388- www.hamiltonpowersquadron.ca or e-mail boating@hamiltonpowersquadron.ca

POST CARD CLUB SHOW

25th Annual Golden Horseshoe Post Card Club Show, Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre, 10 Market St. S., Dundas, corner of Market and King, Sunday, Oct. 3, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m., free parking and admission, valuations on collections, postcards bought, sold and traded.

ART GALLERY DISPLAY

The work of Jude Johnson, on display at The Art Gallery, St. James Anglican church, 137 Melville St., Dundas, opening reception Oct. 3, 1-4 p. m., to Nov. 5.

LILY BULB SALE

Ontario Regional Lily Society Lily Bulb Sale and Auction, Sunday, Oct. 3, 1-4 p. m.,Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd. W., Burlington. See www.orls.ca or contact Marilyn Cornwell, 416-231-9296.

FACES OF DUNDAS

Dundas Museum & Archives exhibit, Faces of Dundas. Meet your neighbours past and present as the museum tells the stories of Dundas residents through their portraits and objects from their lives. The exhibit runs until Oct. 3, 139 Park St. W., Monday to Friday, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m., Sunday, 1-4 p. m. Call 905-627-7412.

TUESDAY

ANCASTER MEN’S FITNESS CLUB

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 -7:30 p. m., Ancaster Senior Public School from mid-September to April. New members welcome for non-strenuous exercise at reasonable rate. Call Larry Webber 905-648-1226.

FLU PREVENTION

Dr. Sandra J. Malpass, 356 Wilson St. E., Ancaster, hosts Flu Prevention and Treatment with Homeopathic Medicine, presented by homeopath Patricia Coty, Oct. 5, 6:30-7:30 p. m. Call 905-648-9991.

RBG PROGRAMS

AnATo Z of Fall bulbs, Oct. 5, 7-9 p. m.; HarvestWine Tour to the Niagara Peninsula, Oct. 3, 1-7 p. m.; Family Fall Fun Nights, Saturday, Oct. 2, 7-9:30 p. m. Pre-registration required for all programs. See www.rbg.ca or call 905-527-1158, Ext. 270.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Bereavement support groups operate every Tuesday from 9:30-11:30 a. m. and 7-9 p. m., the Cattel Centre, 45 Main St., Dundas. Upcoming topics include Oct. 5, Guilt/Regrets in Grief; Oct. 12, Anxiety in Grief; Oct. 19, Depression in Grief; Oct. 26, Your Health and Your Grief.

WEDNESDAY

STROKE RECOVERY

Hamilton Wentworth Stroke Recovery Association holds its monthly general meeting on the last Wednesday of every month, 7 p. m., 65 Nebo Rd, Unit 5. Call 905-385-1639 or strokerecovery@gmail.com

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.

THURSDAY

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

The Autism Spectrum Disorders Service at McMaster Children's Hospital presents What are Autism Spectrum Disorders? Free one session parent/caregiver workshop presentedby Dr. OlafKrausdeCamargo, developmental pediatrician Thursday, Oct. 7, 7-9 p. m., Ewart Auditorium, Chedoke Site. To register, call Linda at 905-521-2100, Ext 74032.

TOASTMASTERS

Valley Town Toastmasters meet every Thursday, 7 p. m., Dundas Public Library, Allwood Room, lower level, 18 Ogilvie St. Guests are always welcome. Different theme every week, Sept. 30, Humour Contest; Oct. 7, Signs of Autumn; Oct. 14, Fall Delight. See www.valleytowntoastmasters.com , email info@valleytowntoastmasters.com or call 289-260-1153.

UPCOMING

JAZZ VESPERS

Jazz Vespers, St. James Anglican Church, 137 Melville St., Dundas, Sunday, Oct. 10, 4 p. m. Elana Kapelaris on piano; Rob Somerville on trombone; Shawn Nykwist on sax; John Veretta on drums; Jim Sandilands on bass are the players. Call 905-627-1424.

PET THERAPY

Do you have a pet that has what it takes to be a therapy animal? BISHPet evaluations, Oct. 17 and Nov. 21. Preregistration required. Call 905-523-885, Ext. 274, or lellis@braininjuryservices.com

TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES

Fair Trade Crafts, Ten Thousand Villages, sale of modern and traditional international crafts to benefit artisans in more than 30 countries — Haiti, Pakistan, Cameroon, Chile and more — Oct. 21-23, 143 Lower Horning Rd., Hamilton. See www.TenThousandVillages.ca

CHESS CLUB

Inaugural meeting of the Chess Club of Dundas, Thursday, Oct. 14, 7-9 p. m., Schwaben Inn, 225 King St. W., Dundas. Bring your own board. Contact Bill at chess.dundas@gmail.com or 289-446-1011

HARD OF HEARING

Hearing Health Fair by the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, Hamilton Branch, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 6:30-9:30 p. m., Scottish Rite main ballroom, King and Queen Streets, free parking in rear. Members free, guests $5. Email info@chha-hamilton.ca or call 905-659-7347 or 905-575-4964.

DUNDAS IDOL FINAL

Oct. 8, doors at 5 p. m. with performances at 6:30 p. m. Dinner is included in ticket price of $12, upstairs, Hamilton Force Club, 128 King St E., 905-628-6697. The three finalist are Mason Doer, Jenna Aquino and Laura Beasley.

GRIFFIN HOUSE OPEN

The Griffin House, a National Historic Site at 733 Mineral Springs Rd. in Ancaster will be open to the public on Thanksgiving Monday, Oct. 11, 1-4 p. m. Enjoy the fall colours in the Dundas Valley and view the work of teenage potter Michael Catricala. Parking is available at the Hermitage. Phone 905-648-8144.

FROM DUNDEE TO DUNDAS

Who was involved both with the creation of the Desjardins Canal and the establishment of the first organized church in Dundas? The Lesslie family. The Lesslie Family. Find out about this and more in the talk, From Dundee to Dundas – The Legacy of the Lesslies, presented by author Melanie King, Oct. 6, Dundas Town Hall Auditorium, 7 p. m., sponsored by the Dundas Museum & Archives. Admission free; donations welcome. Call 905-627-7412.

SENIORS CLUB

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

CROHN'S AND COLITIS MEETING

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada, Hamilton and Area Chapter, meetings second Thursday of the month, 7 p. m., Hamilton Air Force Association, 128 King St. W., Dundas. RSVP to Hamilton@ccfc.ca or president Janet Young, 905-628-9493.

TRAVELOGUE FILM NIGHT

Travelogue Film Night, Rotary Club of Dundas, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 7:15 p. m., Dundas Central Public School, Melville and Albert Street. Film: RV Adventure: Gulf Coast Still Wild and Beautiful. Admittance $8 or $40 for season of six films. Call Ellen, 905-977-9930.

FUNDRAISER DINNER DANCE

The Dundas Pipes and Drums Fundraiser Dinner Dance , Oct. 23, Marritt Hall, Ancaster. TIckets can be purchased at Dundas Town Hall, Sundays from 10 a. m. to noon and Wednesdays, 7-9 p. m., or contact band_manager5381@dundaspipesanddrums.org

LEGION DINNER

Fish ($8) or chicken($7), and chip dinner, Friday, Oct. 8, Dundas Legion, 280 King St. W., Dundas, 4:30-7 p. m., followed with music from Dave Burden, 7-10 p. m. Call 905-627-7221.

PUB NIGHT

The Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre presents Pub Night with Ron Wilkenson Riders of the Western Stage, Friday, Oct. 15, 5:30 p. m. Tickets are $15 each and include dinner, cash bar and entertainment. Call 905-648-3466.

PLOWING MATCH

South Wentworth Plowing Match Friday, Oct. 15, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m., 965 Alberton Rd. S., Alberton. Lunch available on site.

ODDS ’N’ ENDS

MS FUNDRAISER

In his efforts to bring attention to multiple sclerosis, Ancaster native Ron Reeleder will be trekking to Mount Everest base camp in October. Ron is just short of the money needed to qualify for the trip and is looking for some generous help from the public. See www.amilliondollarsforms.com

SCOTTISH STEELWORKERS PROJECT

Are you – or is a member of your family – a steelworker from Scotland? If so, researchers at McMaster University’s Institute of Environment and Health would like to hear from you. Contact Dr. Bruce Newbold, 905-525-9140, Ext. 27948 or newbold@mcmaster.ca

VISITING LIBRARY

Want to bring the love of reading and entertainment to those who are homebound? Become a volunteer for the Hamilton Public Library’s Visiting Library Service. Call the volunteer coordinator at 905-546-3200, Ext. 2158, or visit www.hpl.ca

HOST VOLUNTEER

SISO HOST Volunteer Program. In just two hours a week, you can make friends from another culture and help a newcomer family adjust to life in Canada. Contact Susan Cheeseman, 905-667-7496 or scheeseman@sisohamilton.org

EARLY YEARS CENTRE

Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough Ontario Early Years Centre offers free Interactive Play Time drop-in programs for families with children 0-6 year olds in the Ancaster and Dundas area throughout the summer months. View summer drop-in schedule at www.ontarioearlyyears.ca or call 905-689-9500.

SUPPORT GROUPS

The Problem: chronic anger. The solution: Pathways to Peace Anger Management Support Groups. For more information, phone Bill at 905-682-0349.

12 STEP GROUP MEETING

Alcoholics for Christ Drug/Alcohol and family members, 12 step meetings, the Booth Centre, Salvation Army, 92 York Blvd., every Wednesday at 7 p. m. Call 905-383-4160 or 905-527-1444.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

City Sidelines - September 30

News Sep 30, 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 for 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 Thursday publication date. E-mail ddowney@hamiltonnews.com

FRIDAY

KIDS DAY OUT

Friday, Oct. 1, Kids Day Out!, 9:30 a. m. to 3 p. m., a special day for four to 12 year olds. Theme: Thanksgiving for Creation. See wfpconline.com or call West Flamboro Presbyterian Church, 905-628-6675.

SATURDAY

MOM TO MOM SALE

Mom to Mom Sale, used book sale and bake table, Saturday, Oct. 2, 8-11 a. m., Knox Presbyterian Church, 23 Melville St., Dundas. Buy/sell gently used children's clothes, toys, books, baby furniture, etc.. Tables available, e-mail mwcore@cogeco.ca . Free admission.

SEPTEMBER EXHIBIT

The Giants' Rib Discovery Center, 650 Governors Road, Dundas, open 10 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., Saturday and Sunday. Promoting Awareness features photography of noted HCA photographer Chris Hamilton.

FAMILY SWIM

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

SUNDAY

SAFE BOATING COURSES

Hamilton Power & Sail Squadron offers Safe Boating Courses this fall and winter. Register Sunday, Oct. 3, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m., Macassa Bay Yacht Club, 80 Harbourfront Dr., foot of Discovery Drive. Call 905-388- www.hamiltonpowersquadron.ca or e-mail boating@hamiltonpowersquadron.ca

POST CARD CLUB SHOW

25th Annual Golden Horseshoe Post Card Club Show, Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre, 10 Market St. S., Dundas, corner of Market and King, Sunday, Oct. 3, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m., free parking and admission, valuations on collections, postcards bought, sold and traded.

ART GALLERY DISPLAY

The work of Jude Johnson, on display at The Art Gallery, St. James Anglican church, 137 Melville St., Dundas, opening reception Oct. 3, 1-4 p. m., to Nov. 5.

LILY BULB SALE

Ontario Regional Lily Society Lily Bulb Sale and Auction, Sunday, Oct. 3, 1-4 p. m.,Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd. W., Burlington. See www.orls.ca or contact Marilyn Cornwell, 416-231-9296.

FACES OF DUNDAS

Dundas Museum & Archives exhibit, Faces of Dundas. Meet your neighbours past and present as the museum tells the stories of Dundas residents through their portraits and objects from their lives. The exhibit runs until Oct. 3, 139 Park St. W., Monday to Friday, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m., Sunday, 1-4 p. m. Call 905-627-7412.

TUESDAY

ANCASTER MEN’S FITNESS CLUB

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 -7:30 p. m., Ancaster Senior Public School from mid-September to April. New members welcome for non-strenuous exercise at reasonable rate. Call Larry Webber 905-648-1226.

FLU PREVENTION

Dr. Sandra J. Malpass, 356 Wilson St. E., Ancaster, hosts Flu Prevention and Treatment with Homeopathic Medicine, presented by homeopath Patricia Coty, Oct. 5, 6:30-7:30 p. m. Call 905-648-9991.

RBG PROGRAMS

AnATo Z of Fall bulbs, Oct. 5, 7-9 p. m.; HarvestWine Tour to the Niagara Peninsula, Oct. 3, 1-7 p. m.; Family Fall Fun Nights, Saturday, Oct. 2, 7-9:30 p. m. Pre-registration required for all programs. See www.rbg.ca or call 905-527-1158, Ext. 270.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Bereavement support groups operate every Tuesday from 9:30-11:30 a. m. and 7-9 p. m., the Cattel Centre, 45 Main St., Dundas. Upcoming topics include Oct. 5, Guilt/Regrets in Grief; Oct. 12, Anxiety in Grief; Oct. 19, Depression in Grief; Oct. 26, Your Health and Your Grief.

WEDNESDAY

STROKE RECOVERY

Hamilton Wentworth Stroke Recovery Association holds its monthly general meeting on the last Wednesday of every month, 7 p. m., 65 Nebo Rd, Unit 5. Call 905-385-1639 or strokerecovery@gmail.com

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.

THURSDAY

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

The Autism Spectrum Disorders Service at McMaster Children's Hospital presents What are Autism Spectrum Disorders? Free one session parent/caregiver workshop presentedby Dr. OlafKrausdeCamargo, developmental pediatrician Thursday, Oct. 7, 7-9 p. m., Ewart Auditorium, Chedoke Site. To register, call Linda at 905-521-2100, Ext 74032.

TOASTMASTERS

Valley Town Toastmasters meet every Thursday, 7 p. m., Dundas Public Library, Allwood Room, lower level, 18 Ogilvie St. Guests are always welcome. Different theme every week, Sept. 30, Humour Contest; Oct. 7, Signs of Autumn; Oct. 14, Fall Delight. See www.valleytowntoastmasters.com , email info@valleytowntoastmasters.com or call 289-260-1153.

UPCOMING

JAZZ VESPERS

Jazz Vespers, St. James Anglican Church, 137 Melville St., Dundas, Sunday, Oct. 10, 4 p. m. Elana Kapelaris on piano; Rob Somerville on trombone; Shawn Nykwist on sax; John Veretta on drums; Jim Sandilands on bass are the players. Call 905-627-1424.

PET THERAPY

Do you have a pet that has what it takes to be a therapy animal? BISHPet evaluations, Oct. 17 and Nov. 21. Preregistration required. Call 905-523-885, Ext. 274, or lellis@braininjuryservices.com

TEN THOUSAND VILLAGES

Fair Trade Crafts, Ten Thousand Villages, sale of modern and traditional international crafts to benefit artisans in more than 30 countries — Haiti, Pakistan, Cameroon, Chile and more — Oct. 21-23, 143 Lower Horning Rd., Hamilton. See www.TenThousandVillages.ca

CHESS CLUB

Inaugural meeting of the Chess Club of Dundas, Thursday, Oct. 14, 7-9 p. m., Schwaben Inn, 225 King St. W., Dundas. Bring your own board. Contact Bill at chess.dundas@gmail.com or 289-446-1011

HARD OF HEARING

Hearing Health Fair by the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, Hamilton Branch, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 6:30-9:30 p. m., Scottish Rite main ballroom, King and Queen Streets, free parking in rear. Members free, guests $5. Email info@chha-hamilton.ca or call 905-659-7347 or 905-575-4964.

DUNDAS IDOL FINAL

Oct. 8, doors at 5 p. m. with performances at 6:30 p. m. Dinner is included in ticket price of $12, upstairs, Hamilton Force Club, 128 King St E., 905-628-6697. The three finalist are Mason Doer, Jenna Aquino and Laura Beasley.

GRIFFIN HOUSE OPEN

The Griffin House, a National Historic Site at 733 Mineral Springs Rd. in Ancaster will be open to the public on Thanksgiving Monday, Oct. 11, 1-4 p. m. Enjoy the fall colours in the Dundas Valley and view the work of teenage potter Michael Catricala. Parking is available at the Hermitage. Phone 905-648-8144.

FROM DUNDEE TO DUNDAS

Who was involved both with the creation of the Desjardins Canal and the establishment of the first organized church in Dundas? The Lesslie family. The Lesslie Family. Find out about this and more in the talk, From Dundee to Dundas – The Legacy of the Lesslies, presented by author Melanie King, Oct. 6, Dundas Town Hall Auditorium, 7 p. m., sponsored by the Dundas Museum & Archives. Admission free; donations welcome. Call 905-627-7412.

SENIORS CLUB

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

CROHN'S AND COLITIS MEETING

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada, Hamilton and Area Chapter, meetings second Thursday of the month, 7 p. m., Hamilton Air Force Association, 128 King St. W., Dundas. RSVP to Hamilton@ccfc.ca or president Janet Young, 905-628-9493.

TRAVELOGUE FILM NIGHT

Travelogue Film Night, Rotary Club of Dundas, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 7:15 p. m., Dundas Central Public School, Melville and Albert Street. Film: RV Adventure: Gulf Coast Still Wild and Beautiful. Admittance $8 or $40 for season of six films. Call Ellen, 905-977-9930.

FUNDRAISER DINNER DANCE

The Dundas Pipes and Drums Fundraiser Dinner Dance , Oct. 23, Marritt Hall, Ancaster. TIckets can be purchased at Dundas Town Hall, Sundays from 10 a. m. to noon and Wednesdays, 7-9 p. m., or contact band_manager5381@dundaspipesanddrums.org

LEGION DINNER

Fish ($8) or chicken($7), and chip dinner, Friday, Oct. 8, Dundas Legion, 280 King St. W., Dundas, 4:30-7 p. m., followed with music from Dave Burden, 7-10 p. m. Call 905-627-7221.

PUB NIGHT

The Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre presents Pub Night with Ron Wilkenson Riders of the Western Stage, Friday, Oct. 15, 5:30 p. m. Tickets are $15 each and include dinner, cash bar and entertainment. Call 905-648-3466.

PLOWING MATCH

South Wentworth Plowing Match Friday, Oct. 15, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m., 965 Alberton Rd. S., Alberton. Lunch available on site.

ODDS ’N’ ENDS

MS FUNDRAISER

In his efforts to bring attention to multiple sclerosis, Ancaster native Ron Reeleder will be trekking to Mount Everest base camp in October. Ron is just short of the money needed to qualify for the trip and is looking for some generous help from the public. See www.amilliondollarsforms.com

SCOTTISH STEELWORKERS PROJECT

Are you – or is a member of your family – a steelworker from Scotland? If so, researchers at McMaster University’s Institute of Environment and Health would like to hear from you. Contact Dr. Bruce Newbold, 905-525-9140, Ext. 27948 or newbold@mcmaster.ca

VISITING LIBRARY

Want to bring the love of reading and entertainment to those who are homebound? Become a volunteer for the Hamilton Public Library’s Visiting Library Service. Call the volunteer coordinator at 905-546-3200, Ext. 2158, or visit www.hpl.ca

HOST VOLUNTEER

SISO HOST Volunteer Program. In just two hours a week, you can make friends from another culture and help a newcomer family adjust to life in Canada. Contact Susan Cheeseman, 905-667-7496 or scheeseman@sisohamilton.org

EARLY YEARS CENTRE

Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough Ontario Early Years Centre offers free Interactive Play Time drop-in programs for families with children 0-6 year olds in the Ancaster and Dundas area throughout the summer months. View summer drop-in schedule at www.ontarioearlyyears.ca or call 905-689-9500.

SUPPORT GROUPS

The Problem: chronic anger. The solution: Pathways to Peace Anger Management Support Groups. For more information, phone Bill at 905-682-0349.

12 STEP GROUP MEETING

Alcoholics for Christ Drug/Alcohol and family members, 12 step meetings, the Booth Centre, Salvation Army, 92 York Blvd., every Wednesday at 7 p. m. Call 905-383-4160 or 905-527-1444.

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.

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.

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.

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

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