City Sidelines - July 7

News Jul 06, 2011 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. Events taking place in the communities of Dundas and Ancaster get priority. Email ddowney@hamiltonnews.com.

FRIDAY

PICONE SILENT AUCTIONS Own a little piece of Picone history. Over the coming weeks, strange and wonderful store paraphernalia and kitchen items accumulated over the past 96 years will be offered through silent auction. All proceeds will benefit local Dundas charities. Pop into 34 King St W. to participate, 905-628-8642.

OPEN MICROPHONE NIGHT Like to entertain? Want to be on the stage? Open Microphone Night, Royal Canadian Legion, 280 King St.W., Dundas, 7-9 p.m.,Friday, July 8. All welcome. Call 905- 627-7221.

LEGION DINNER Fish ($8) or chicken($7), and chip dinner, Friday, July 8, Dundas Legion, 280 King St.W., Dundas, 4:30-7 p.m. Call 905-627-7221.

SATURDAY

JULY EXHIBIT AT GIANT'S RIB Watercolors inspired by The Dundas Valley, presented by Ursula Vielkind, Giant’s Rib Trail Centre, 650 Governors Road, Dundas. Open weekends 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

MUSIC AT FIELDCOTE Danny Marks performs Sunday, July 10 as part of the Music at Fieldcote concert series, 64 Sulphur Springs Rd., Ancaster, 7 p.m. Marks is one of Toronto's finest blues performers and is the radio host of JAZZ.FM91's Saturday night blues show, bluz.fm JAZZ VESPERS Sunday, July 10, 4 p.m.,St James Anglican Church, 137 Melville St., Dundas. Great jazz from Jake Wilkinson, trumpet, Stacie McGregor, piano, John Veretta, drums, Jim Sandilands, bass, 905-627-1424.

TUESDAY

CONCERT SERIES Dundas Concert Band, free Concerts in the Park, Dundas Driving Park bandshell, every Tuesday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m. In the case of severe weather, Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre, Market and King streets. Visit www.dundasconcertband.com or call 905 523-9500.

SUPPORT MEETINGS Depression, anxiety, panic attacks. Meetings held weekly, Binkley United Church, 8 p.m Tuesdays. Call 905- 387-3192.

WEDNESDAY

CARLUKE FISH FRY 35th annual Fish Fry by Knechtel Foods, Port Dover, Wednesday, July 13, 5-7 p.m, Marritt Hall, Ancaster Fairgrounds, 630 Trinity Rd. and Wilson Street. Hosted by Carluke Presbyterian Church. Adults, $20, children 12 and under, $8, preschoolers, free. Salad bar, homemade pies and beverage. Advance tickets only. Call 905-389- 3590 or 905-648-2370.

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.Call 905-627- 0352. On July 6, Anne Pearson will be speaking on Progressive Revelation – All Religions are one.

THURSDAY

VALLEY TOWN TOASTMASTERS Valley Town Toastmasters meet every Thursday evening, 7 p.m., Dundas Town Hall Auditorium, second floor, 60 Main St., Dundas. Guests are always welcome to attend. A different theme every week: July 14, Imagination; July 21, Beach Time. Call 289-260-1153, www.valleytowntoastmasters.com or info@valleytowntoastmasters.com.

UPCOMING

FAMILY BBQ Family BBQ hosted by Royal Canadian Legion Branch 36, Dundas, 280 King St.W., Sunday, July 17, 2:30 p.m. for refreshments, barbecue from 4-6 p.m. Steak ($10), chicken($9) or hamburger ($6) dinners, or hamburger, $3. Everyone welcome. Call 905-627-7221.

CAR WASH Steeltown Symphony Fundraising Car Wash, $7, 10 a.m., Sunday, July 24, Metro Grocery parking lot, 845 King St. W. Hamilton. The Steeltown Symphony is a new community orchestra. To find out more, e-mail musicdirector@steeltownsymphony.com.

VACATION KIDS' CLUB Music, games, crafts, stories, drama, snacks, sponsored by St. Giles, Ryerson, Roxborough and New Westminster churches, July 25-29, 9 a.m. to noon at New Westminster Church, Melrose and King, for children ages four to 12. Registration free at the door.

SUMMER DAY CAMPS United Church Summer Day Camps, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Aug. 1-5 Rock Chapel United Church, 451 Rock Chapel Rd., Dundas, 905-628-6396 or 905-628-0090. For ages four to 11, of all, or no faith backgrounds. Freewill donations. Theme County Fair!

OSTEOARTHRITIS GROUP The Arthritis Society, Osteoarthritis Group for people with osteoarthritis. Three class program runs Thursdays, Aug. 11, 18 and 25, 10-11:30 a.m., Motion Specialties, 1010 Upper Wentworth, Hamilton. To register, contact Darlene at 905-632-9390 Ext 0 or 1-800-321-1433, Ext 1301.

FREEDOM AND HOPE Second Annual Freedom and Hope Women's Golf Tournament in support of Jared's Place (Interval House of Hamilton), Saturday, July 23, Oak Gables Golf Club in Ancaster, 1 p.m. Registration includes lunch, 18 holes of golf with cart, contests, raffles, prizes and a BBQ dinner. Registration fee is $80 (tax receipts upon request). Call Oak Gables at 905-648-4653. Limited registration so call now.

COME SHAKE IT UP Vacation Bible Camp, Aug. 15-19, Carluke Presbyterian Church, 522 Carluke Rd.W., 9 a.m. to noon. Games, crafts, songs and more. Call Lisa, 905-679-9885, or Bulletin2007@ hotmail.com

STARS TO SOIL Whether focusing on the stars or the soil, Royal Botanical Gardens has a program to teach and explain. Visit www.rbg.ca to find out what’s offered.

COMMUNITY SWIMS St. Joseph's Villa Pool. Extra gentle, gentle and aerobic classes, days, evenings and Saturdays in warm pool. Cost $6 per swim, 905-627-3541, Ext. 2911.

PHOTOGRAPHIC ART Birds of Paradise, photographic art by Janet Forjan, featuring birds of the Dundas Valley and Cootes Paradise. Natural heritage of the area is also explored, Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Rd., Ancaster, until Oct. 29. Call 905-648-8144 or email fieldcote@hamilton.ca.

INTERACTIVE PLAY TIME Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough Ontario Early Years Centre offers a free Interactive Play Time for families of children 0-6 year olds at 315 Dundas St E,Waterdown. View the Interactive Play Time schedule and more at www.ontarioearlyyears.ca or call 905-689-9500.

SPCA SUMMER CAMP Hamilton/Burlington SPCA Summer Camp for children six to 12 years of age, July 4-Aug 26, one week at a time, 245 Dartnall Rd. Hamilton.Weekly trips, themed weeks. Call 905-574-7722, Ext, 326 or e-mail ndecourcy-donovan@hbspca.com

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

DUPLICATE BRIDGE Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre, Monday mornings, 9:15 a.m. to noon and Monday evenings, 6.30-9:30 p.m. Call 905-648-3466.

POLIO SURVIVORS’ PEER SUPPORT GROUP The Hamilton Polio Survivors’ Peer Support Group, a chapter of Polio Canada, meets the second Wednesday of each month from noon to 2 p.m. in the Community Room at Fortinos, 1579 Main St.W., 2nd floor, Hamilton. Contact Nelly Lee, 905-527-6653, Ext. 223 or nlee@marchofdimes.ca.

JOIN VON’S TEAM VON Hamilton is looking for volunteers for the following community support programs. SMART –Seniors exercise program provides gentle exercises and a social visit to home-bound seniors in Hamilton. Builds strength, balance and coordination to help seniors stay in their own home. Training is provided by VON. Volunteer Visiting volunteers visit lonely seniors in their homes once a week. New volunteer orientation Thursday, July 14, 2-3:30 p.m. Call 905-522-0053.

City Sidelines - July 7

News Jul 06, 2011 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. Events taking place in the communities of Dundas and Ancaster get priority. Email ddowney@hamiltonnews.com.

FRIDAY

PICONE SILENT AUCTIONS Own a little piece of Picone history. Over the coming weeks, strange and wonderful store paraphernalia and kitchen items accumulated over the past 96 years will be offered through silent auction. All proceeds will benefit local Dundas charities. Pop into 34 King St W. to participate, 905-628-8642.

OPEN MICROPHONE NIGHT Like to entertain? Want to be on the stage? Open Microphone Night, Royal Canadian Legion, 280 King St.W., Dundas, 7-9 p.m.,Friday, July 8. All welcome. Call 905- 627-7221.

LEGION DINNER Fish ($8) or chicken($7), and chip dinner, Friday, July 8, Dundas Legion, 280 King St.W., Dundas, 4:30-7 p.m. Call 905-627-7221.

SATURDAY

JULY EXHIBIT AT GIANT'S RIB Watercolors inspired by The Dundas Valley, presented by Ursula Vielkind, Giant’s Rib Trail Centre, 650 Governors Road, Dundas. Open weekends 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

MUSIC AT FIELDCOTE Danny Marks performs Sunday, July 10 as part of the Music at Fieldcote concert series, 64 Sulphur Springs Rd., Ancaster, 7 p.m. Marks is one of Toronto's finest blues performers and is the radio host of JAZZ.FM91's Saturday night blues show, bluz.fm JAZZ VESPERS Sunday, July 10, 4 p.m.,St James Anglican Church, 137 Melville St., Dundas. Great jazz from Jake Wilkinson, trumpet, Stacie McGregor, piano, John Veretta, drums, Jim Sandilands, bass, 905-627-1424.

TUESDAY

CONCERT SERIES Dundas Concert Band, free Concerts in the Park, Dundas Driving Park bandshell, every Tuesday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m. In the case of severe weather, Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre, Market and King streets. Visit www.dundasconcertband.com or call 905 523-9500.

SUPPORT MEETINGS Depression, anxiety, panic attacks. Meetings held weekly, Binkley United Church, 8 p.m Tuesdays. Call 905- 387-3192.

WEDNESDAY

CARLUKE FISH FRY 35th annual Fish Fry by Knechtel Foods, Port Dover, Wednesday, July 13, 5-7 p.m, Marritt Hall, Ancaster Fairgrounds, 630 Trinity Rd. and Wilson Street. Hosted by Carluke Presbyterian Church. Adults, $20, children 12 and under, $8, preschoolers, free. Salad bar, homemade pies and beverage. Advance tickets only. Call 905-389- 3590 or 905-648-2370.

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.Call 905-627- 0352. On July 6, Anne Pearson will be speaking on Progressive Revelation – All Religions are one.

THURSDAY

VALLEY TOWN TOASTMASTERS Valley Town Toastmasters meet every Thursday evening, 7 p.m., Dundas Town Hall Auditorium, second floor, 60 Main St., Dundas. Guests are always welcome to attend. A different theme every week: July 14, Imagination; July 21, Beach Time. Call 289-260-1153, www.valleytowntoastmasters.com or info@valleytowntoastmasters.com.

UPCOMING

FAMILY BBQ Family BBQ hosted by Royal Canadian Legion Branch 36, Dundas, 280 King St.W., Sunday, July 17, 2:30 p.m. for refreshments, barbecue from 4-6 p.m. Steak ($10), chicken($9) or hamburger ($6) dinners, or hamburger, $3. Everyone welcome. Call 905-627-7221.

CAR WASH Steeltown Symphony Fundraising Car Wash, $7, 10 a.m., Sunday, July 24, Metro Grocery parking lot, 845 King St. W. Hamilton. The Steeltown Symphony is a new community orchestra. To find out more, e-mail musicdirector@steeltownsymphony.com.

VACATION KIDS' CLUB Music, games, crafts, stories, drama, snacks, sponsored by St. Giles, Ryerson, Roxborough and New Westminster churches, July 25-29, 9 a.m. to noon at New Westminster Church, Melrose and King, for children ages four to 12. Registration free at the door.

SUMMER DAY CAMPS United Church Summer Day Camps, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Aug. 1-5 Rock Chapel United Church, 451 Rock Chapel Rd., Dundas, 905-628-6396 or 905-628-0090. For ages four to 11, of all, or no faith backgrounds. Freewill donations. Theme County Fair!

OSTEOARTHRITIS GROUP The Arthritis Society, Osteoarthritis Group for people with osteoarthritis. Three class program runs Thursdays, Aug. 11, 18 and 25, 10-11:30 a.m., Motion Specialties, 1010 Upper Wentworth, Hamilton. To register, contact Darlene at 905-632-9390 Ext 0 or 1-800-321-1433, Ext 1301.

FREEDOM AND HOPE Second Annual Freedom and Hope Women's Golf Tournament in support of Jared's Place (Interval House of Hamilton), Saturday, July 23, Oak Gables Golf Club in Ancaster, 1 p.m. Registration includes lunch, 18 holes of golf with cart, contests, raffles, prizes and a BBQ dinner. Registration fee is $80 (tax receipts upon request). Call Oak Gables at 905-648-4653. Limited registration so call now.

COME SHAKE IT UP Vacation Bible Camp, Aug. 15-19, Carluke Presbyterian Church, 522 Carluke Rd.W., 9 a.m. to noon. Games, crafts, songs and more. Call Lisa, 905-679-9885, or Bulletin2007@ hotmail.com

STARS TO SOIL Whether focusing on the stars or the soil, Royal Botanical Gardens has a program to teach and explain. Visit www.rbg.ca to find out what’s offered.

COMMUNITY SWIMS St. Joseph's Villa Pool. Extra gentle, gentle and aerobic classes, days, evenings and Saturdays in warm pool. Cost $6 per swim, 905-627-3541, Ext. 2911.

PHOTOGRAPHIC ART Birds of Paradise, photographic art by Janet Forjan, featuring birds of the Dundas Valley and Cootes Paradise. Natural heritage of the area is also explored, Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Rd., Ancaster, until Oct. 29. Call 905-648-8144 or email fieldcote@hamilton.ca.

INTERACTIVE PLAY TIME Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough Ontario Early Years Centre offers a free Interactive Play Time for families of children 0-6 year olds at 315 Dundas St E,Waterdown. View the Interactive Play Time schedule and more at www.ontarioearlyyears.ca or call 905-689-9500.

SPCA SUMMER CAMP Hamilton/Burlington SPCA Summer Camp for children six to 12 years of age, July 4-Aug 26, one week at a time, 245 Dartnall Rd. Hamilton.Weekly trips, themed weeks. Call 905-574-7722, Ext, 326 or e-mail ndecourcy-donovan@hbspca.com

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

DUPLICATE BRIDGE Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre, Monday mornings, 9:15 a.m. to noon and Monday evenings, 6.30-9:30 p.m. Call 905-648-3466.

POLIO SURVIVORS’ PEER SUPPORT GROUP The Hamilton Polio Survivors’ Peer Support Group, a chapter of Polio Canada, meets the second Wednesday of each month from noon to 2 p.m. in the Community Room at Fortinos, 1579 Main St.W., 2nd floor, Hamilton. Contact Nelly Lee, 905-527-6653, Ext. 223 or nlee@marchofdimes.ca.

JOIN VON’S TEAM VON Hamilton is looking for volunteers for the following community support programs. SMART –Seniors exercise program provides gentle exercises and a social visit to home-bound seniors in Hamilton. Builds strength, balance and coordination to help seniors stay in their own home. Training is provided by VON. Volunteer Visiting volunteers visit lonely seniors in their homes once a week. New volunteer orientation Thursday, July 14, 2-3:30 p.m. Call 905-522-0053.

City Sidelines - July 7

News Jul 06, 2011 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. Events taking place in the communities of Dundas and Ancaster get priority. Email ddowney@hamiltonnews.com.

FRIDAY

PICONE SILENT AUCTIONS Own a little piece of Picone history. Over the coming weeks, strange and wonderful store paraphernalia and kitchen items accumulated over the past 96 years will be offered through silent auction. All proceeds will benefit local Dundas charities. Pop into 34 King St W. to participate, 905-628-8642.

OPEN MICROPHONE NIGHT Like to entertain? Want to be on the stage? Open Microphone Night, Royal Canadian Legion, 280 King St.W., Dundas, 7-9 p.m.,Friday, July 8. All welcome. Call 905- 627-7221.

LEGION DINNER Fish ($8) or chicken($7), and chip dinner, Friday, July 8, Dundas Legion, 280 King St.W., Dundas, 4:30-7 p.m. Call 905-627-7221.

SATURDAY

JULY EXHIBIT AT GIANT'S RIB Watercolors inspired by The Dundas Valley, presented by Ursula Vielkind, Giant’s Rib Trail Centre, 650 Governors Road, Dundas. Open weekends 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

MUSIC AT FIELDCOTE Danny Marks performs Sunday, July 10 as part of the Music at Fieldcote concert series, 64 Sulphur Springs Rd., Ancaster, 7 p.m. Marks is one of Toronto's finest blues performers and is the radio host of JAZZ.FM91's Saturday night blues show, bluz.fm JAZZ VESPERS Sunday, July 10, 4 p.m.,St James Anglican Church, 137 Melville St., Dundas. Great jazz from Jake Wilkinson, trumpet, Stacie McGregor, piano, John Veretta, drums, Jim Sandilands, bass, 905-627-1424.

TUESDAY

CONCERT SERIES Dundas Concert Band, free Concerts in the Park, Dundas Driving Park bandshell, every Tuesday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m. In the case of severe weather, Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre, Market and King streets. Visit www.dundasconcertband.com or call 905 523-9500.

SUPPORT MEETINGS Depression, anxiety, panic attacks. Meetings held weekly, Binkley United Church, 8 p.m Tuesdays. Call 905- 387-3192.

WEDNESDAY

CARLUKE FISH FRY 35th annual Fish Fry by Knechtel Foods, Port Dover, Wednesday, July 13, 5-7 p.m, Marritt Hall, Ancaster Fairgrounds, 630 Trinity Rd. and Wilson Street. Hosted by Carluke Presbyterian Church. Adults, $20, children 12 and under, $8, preschoolers, free. Salad bar, homemade pies and beverage. Advance tickets only. Call 905-389- 3590 or 905-648-2370.

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.Call 905-627- 0352. On July 6, Anne Pearson will be speaking on Progressive Revelation – All Religions are one.

THURSDAY

VALLEY TOWN TOASTMASTERS Valley Town Toastmasters meet every Thursday evening, 7 p.m., Dundas Town Hall Auditorium, second floor, 60 Main St., Dundas. Guests are always welcome to attend. A different theme every week: July 14, Imagination; July 21, Beach Time. Call 289-260-1153, www.valleytowntoastmasters.com or info@valleytowntoastmasters.com.

UPCOMING

FAMILY BBQ Family BBQ hosted by Royal Canadian Legion Branch 36, Dundas, 280 King St.W., Sunday, July 17, 2:30 p.m. for refreshments, barbecue from 4-6 p.m. Steak ($10), chicken($9) or hamburger ($6) dinners, or hamburger, $3. Everyone welcome. Call 905-627-7221.

CAR WASH Steeltown Symphony Fundraising Car Wash, $7, 10 a.m., Sunday, July 24, Metro Grocery parking lot, 845 King St. W. Hamilton. The Steeltown Symphony is a new community orchestra. To find out more, e-mail musicdirector@steeltownsymphony.com.

VACATION KIDS' CLUB Music, games, crafts, stories, drama, snacks, sponsored by St. Giles, Ryerson, Roxborough and New Westminster churches, July 25-29, 9 a.m. to noon at New Westminster Church, Melrose and King, for children ages four to 12. Registration free at the door.

SUMMER DAY CAMPS United Church Summer Day Camps, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Aug. 1-5 Rock Chapel United Church, 451 Rock Chapel Rd., Dundas, 905-628-6396 or 905-628-0090. For ages four to 11, of all, or no faith backgrounds. Freewill donations. Theme County Fair!

OSTEOARTHRITIS GROUP The Arthritis Society, Osteoarthritis Group for people with osteoarthritis. Three class program runs Thursdays, Aug. 11, 18 and 25, 10-11:30 a.m., Motion Specialties, 1010 Upper Wentworth, Hamilton. To register, contact Darlene at 905-632-9390 Ext 0 or 1-800-321-1433, Ext 1301.

FREEDOM AND HOPE Second Annual Freedom and Hope Women's Golf Tournament in support of Jared's Place (Interval House of Hamilton), Saturday, July 23, Oak Gables Golf Club in Ancaster, 1 p.m. Registration includes lunch, 18 holes of golf with cart, contests, raffles, prizes and a BBQ dinner. Registration fee is $80 (tax receipts upon request). Call Oak Gables at 905-648-4653. Limited registration so call now.

COME SHAKE IT UP Vacation Bible Camp, Aug. 15-19, Carluke Presbyterian Church, 522 Carluke Rd.W., 9 a.m. to noon. Games, crafts, songs and more. Call Lisa, 905-679-9885, or Bulletin2007@ hotmail.com

STARS TO SOIL Whether focusing on the stars or the soil, Royal Botanical Gardens has a program to teach and explain. Visit www.rbg.ca to find out what’s offered.

COMMUNITY SWIMS St. Joseph's Villa Pool. Extra gentle, gentle and aerobic classes, days, evenings and Saturdays in warm pool. Cost $6 per swim, 905-627-3541, Ext. 2911.

PHOTOGRAPHIC ART Birds of Paradise, photographic art by Janet Forjan, featuring birds of the Dundas Valley and Cootes Paradise. Natural heritage of the area is also explored, Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum, 64 Sulphur Springs Rd., Ancaster, until Oct. 29. Call 905-648-8144 or email fieldcote@hamilton.ca.

INTERACTIVE PLAY TIME Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough Ontario Early Years Centre offers a free Interactive Play Time for families of children 0-6 year olds at 315 Dundas St E,Waterdown. View the Interactive Play Time schedule and more at www.ontarioearlyyears.ca or call 905-689-9500.

SPCA SUMMER CAMP Hamilton/Burlington SPCA Summer Camp for children six to 12 years of age, July 4-Aug 26, one week at a time, 245 Dartnall Rd. Hamilton.Weekly trips, themed weeks. Call 905-574-7722, Ext, 326 or e-mail ndecourcy-donovan@hbspca.com

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

DUPLICATE BRIDGE Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre, Monday mornings, 9:15 a.m. to noon and Monday evenings, 6.30-9:30 p.m. Call 905-648-3466.

POLIO SURVIVORS’ PEER SUPPORT GROUP The Hamilton Polio Survivors’ Peer Support Group, a chapter of Polio Canada, meets the second Wednesday of each month from noon to 2 p.m. in the Community Room at Fortinos, 1579 Main St.W., 2nd floor, Hamilton. Contact Nelly Lee, 905-527-6653, Ext. 223 or nlee@marchofdimes.ca.

JOIN VON’S TEAM VON Hamilton is looking for volunteers for the following community support programs. SMART –Seniors exercise program provides gentle exercises and a social visit to home-bound seniors in Hamilton. Builds strength, balance and coordination to help seniors stay in their own home. Training is provided by VON. Volunteer Visiting volunteers visit lonely seniors in their homes once a week. New volunteer orientation Thursday, July 14, 2-3:30 p.m. Call 905-522-0053.