Friday, Sept. 29
Spaghetti Dinner: at Georgetown Legion branch, 6-7 p.m. There will also be salad, bun and dessert for $5. There will be euchre after. You do not have to be a member to come out. Friday night euchre: 7:30 p.m. at Georgetown Legion. $2. Rock-a-thon: Acton Seniors Centre's second annual 36-hour Rock-a-thon at Sobeys in Acton, 9 a.m. Friday to 9 p.m. Saturday. Come out to support the centre. Video Club: at Georgetown Employment Resource Centre, 2-3 p.m. Confused or uncertain when it comes to job searching? A career information specialist will be screening a video and facilitating a group discussion about employment-related topics. Info: 905702-7311, ext. 109 or visit www.thecentre.on.ca. This project is funded by the Government of Canada.
Saturday, Sept. 30
Turkey Supper: Limehouse Presbyterian Church will be serving at 5:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. sittings. Adults $12, ages 6-12 $6 and five and under, free. For tickets and information contact Judy Burt 905-877-2032 or Pam Payne 519-853-0347. Limehouse Kiln Society: Annual General Meeting, 10 a.m. at Limehouse Memorial Hall. Everyone is welcome. Pork barbecue: Union Presbyterian Church hosts its annual Pork Barbecue and Silent Auction at Alloa Public School on Mayfield Road (between Mississauga and Creditview Roads), 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets: adults $12; children 12 and under $7. Refreshments included. Info/tickets: Jackie, 905-877-8466. Volunteer Fair: St. John's United Church, in conjunction with the United Way, is hosting a fair where 23 charitable organizations can meet prospective volunteers, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John's, 11 Guelph Street, Georgetown. Teens welcome! Fall Mom to Mom Sale: to be held at St. Alban's Anglican Church, 19 St. Alban's Dr. in Acton on Saturday, Sept. 30, 9 a.m. to noon. Children's nearly new toys, games, books, clothes, etc. as well as cribs, strollers, high chairs, and playpens. Adults, $2, children 12 and under free. Info: Susanne, 519-8530390. Chicken barbecue: Churchill Community Church will be holding its annual Chicken Barbecue, from 5-7:30 p.m. Dinners include barbecued chicken from Maple Lodge Farms, baked local Yukon Gold potato and homemade coleslaw and cake. Dine-in or take-out. Churchill Church is located at the corner of Churchill Rd. north and the Erin-Halton Townline in Acton. Acton Trunk Sale: is held in the olde Hide House parking lot, Saturdays. Last day of the season, Sept. 30. Vendors can start setting up at 8 a.m. with open time for customers from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Volunteers are welcome. Euchre: is held Saturdays at the Hornby Co-operative Nursery School, Steeles Ave. at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. A morning with Herbie Kuhn: The High Energy Court Announcer for your.... Toronto Raptors, 8:30-10:30 a.m. presented by the Georgetown Men's Breakfast Club at Georgetown Alliance Church, 290 Main St (south of Maple). Dads...bring your kids for a morning of basketball fun and skills competition. Prizes. Continental break-
fast. Offering will be collected. Nursery available. Info: Ron Norris, 905-8730829 email@example.com Open Doors at Extendicare: celebrating the International Day of Older Persons, 1-4 p.m. at Extendicare Halton Hills, 9 Lindsay Ct., Georgetown (entrance off Hwy. 7).
Sunday, Oct. 1
Lifechain Sunday: betweeen 2:30 and 3:30 p.m., at the intersection of Guelph St. and Maple Ave., on both sides of the roads, there will be a silent, dignified, prayerful yet powerful witness for life, against abortion. It is an ecumenical event, and we will be joining hundreds of thousands of families across all of North America in affirming our stand for Life from the moment of conception to natural death. Signs can be picked up at the cut-out for the post office on Maple Ave. and there will be ample parking at the post office and Holy Cross School and church. Walk for Dog Guides: Georgetown Lions Club hosts the Purina Walk for Dog Guides at the Lions Hall, 42 Mill St., Georgetown. You can walk with or without a four-legged friend to raise funds for dog guide training programs. To donate online or to register go to www.purinawalkforguidedogs.com. Info: Lion Gord Wallen, 1-800-7683030, ext. 244. International Migratory Bird Day: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. rain or shine, at Willow Park Ecology Centre in Norval. Lots of events for the whole family. Georgetown Runners: is a group of local runners who meet at Atlantis Athletics (232 Guelph St.) 8 a.m. Sundays as well as on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Dental Clinic (211 Guelph St.) for the club runs. Current members vary in fitness levels from the novice who is just beginning a new running/fitness program, to the more seasoned athlete who has been running for many years. All are welcome to join in the runs. Visit www.georgetownrunners.ca. or call Jim Baidacoff, 905-702-1162.
Monday, Oct. 2
Learn to play squash: Drop by the Georgetown Racquet Club, 215 Armstrong Avenue, Georgetown, 7:30 p.m. for a free squash clinic. We'll teach you how to play! Info: Betty D'Oliveira, 905-877-6388. Hour Time Together: Enjoy a cup of coffee with other adults and participate in discussion group activities with guest speakers. First Monday of the month from 9:30-10:30. Join us for "Growing with the Ages and Stages" on October 2 at the Ontario Early Years Centre, Acton Satellite, 85 Wallace St. To register call 519-853-2574. Young Parents Dinner Club: Fun night out for young parents under 24 years. Parents prepare a meal together and take part in interesting discussions, Mondays, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Childcare and transportation available at the Ontario Early Years Centre, Georgetown Satellite, 96 Guelph St. Info: 905-8732960. Have something funny to say?: Halton Hills Toastmasters hosts A Humorous Speech competition for anyone interested in Toastmasters. It starts
at 6:30 p.m. and there are refreshments and food at St. Alban's Church hall, Glen Williams. Info: Membership VP Debora Kirby, 519-853-9533 (evenings or weekends), firstname.lastname@example.org or www.haltonhillstm.org. An Open House will be held on October 16. Bridge anyone?: Georgetown Bridge Club offers afternoon and evening games for players of all levels, beginner, intermediate and advanced. Info: Tom, 905-877-7486. TOPS-Acton: meets Mondays at St. Joseph's Church, Church St. E. Weighin: 6-7 p.m. Meetings follow until 8 p.m. Info: Ena, 519-853-1526. Recovery meeting: Searching for help to deal with your destructive habits? Attend Celebrate Recovery, an internationally recognized 12-step program, at Georgetown Alliance Church, Mondays, 7 p.m. Meetings open to all. Info: Pastor Doug, 905-873-0249 or email@example.com. Life After Cancer: a professionally facilitated drop-in networking and support group for individuals who are post treatment who are looking for support with long-term side effects or re-entering the workplace is offered on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 78:30 p.m. at Wellspring Halton-Peel, 2545 Sixth Line, Oakville. Info: 905257-1988.
Tuesday, Oct. 3
Elder Care Services: Integration or Fragmentation? A panel of experts will lead a one-hour discussion on needs and options for the elderly at 7:30 p.m. in Halton Hills Cultural Centre Gallery, 9 Church St., Georgetown. Presented by the Canadian Federation of University Women, Georgetown. Members of the public are welcome to stay for the CFUW meeting following the panel. Contact: Mimi, 905-8775158 or Diane, 905-877-3081. Roast Beef Dinner: at Nassagaweya Presbyterian Church. Two sittings at 5:30 pm and 7 pm. Tickets are $12.50 for adults, $6.25 for 6 - 12 year olds and 5 years and under are free. The church is at 3097 15 Sideroad just east of Guelph Line. Please call now for tickets at 905-854-1055 or 905-8763322. Alzheimer support: VON Alzheimer Services continues to offer a Halton Hills area family support group for family caregivers of relatives with Alzheimer Disease and related disorders the first Tuesday of each month. It meets at Mountainview Retirement Residence, 222 Mountainview Rd. N., 7-9 p.m. If you wish to attend please call VON Alzheimer Services, 905-8479559 or 1-800-387-7127. New members welcome. TOPS-Georgetown: If you want to lose weight sensibly and keep it off, join TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) at St. Andrew's United Church, Tuesdays; weigh-in 7-7:45 p.m. and get together, 8-9 p.m. Euchre: held the first and third Tuesday nights, 7 p.m. at Georgetown Seniors Centre. All welcome. Cost $2, prizes. Info: Centre, 905-877-6444. Calling New Parents: Do you have a new baby? Come out to Calling New Parents, a free program for parents and babies (six months and under), 1-3 p.m. at the Ontario Early Years Centre in Acton and Georgetown. Each week the group with a public health nurse will discuss parenting and infant care. Info: 1-866-442-5866.
Wednesday, Oct. 4
Mock Interview Day: at Centre for Skills Development & Training's Georgetown Employment Resource. Interested in free interview critique and coaching? A career information specialist will be available to provide you with a free critique of your résumé and advice on strategies for effective job searching and interviewing! Info: 905-702-7311, Ext. 109 or visit www.thecentre.on.ca. This project is funded by the Government of Canada. Brampton Fibromyalgia Support Group: is having their support group meeting 7 p.m. at the Region of Peel building, 10 Peel Centre Drive, in the Peel room. Guest speaker will be Ted Aloisio, a nutritional Microscopist and author of several books including Blood Never Lies. He will be doing a live blood cell analysis tonight. Everyone is welcome. Info: Carol, 905-873-2952 (evenings) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Caregiving: VON is hosting a four-part series on "Caregiving". Learn about reducing your stress, staying in control of your life, handling guilt and anger, and learn about community resources. The sessions are on Wednesday afternoons from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at 171 Guelph Street, Super Store community room in Georgetown on Oct. 4,11,18, and 25. There is no charge. To register, please call 1-800-387-7127 ext. 2319. BPW Halton: Business and Professional Women Halton meets the first
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Board hosts euchre at the Ballinafad Community Centre, 7:30 p.m. Cost: $3 per player. Light lunch, coffee and tea served. Healthiest Babies Possible: Is there a baby in your future? Halton Region Health Department Healthiest Babies Possible prenatal program is accepting registration for its six-week program, 7-9 p.m. at Ontario Early Years CentreGeorgetown, 96 Guelph St. To register: 1866-442-5866. Emotions Anonymous: Is your life becoming unmanageable? Emotions Anonymous can help! No cost, no commitment and no appointment necessary. The group meets every Thursday, 7:30 p.m. sharp at 271 Mountainview Rd. S. in Georgetown. Info: Angela or David, 905873-2852. Patient's Connect: a professionally facilitated drop-in support group for cancer patients is offered on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 1-2:30 p.m. at Wellspring Halton-Peel, 2545 Sixth Line, Oakville. Info: 905-257-1988.
Friday, Oct. 6
Line Dancing Lessons: at Ebenezer United Church, 12274 Guelph Line starting Friday, Oct. 6 to Dec. 8, 7:30 -9:30 p.m. Singles or couples and all ages welcome. Cost is $65 per person for 10 weeks to be paid on the first night of class. Individual evenings $10 per person. Preregistration is required. For registration and information call Willy at 519-853-3043.