Halton Hills and North Halton newspapers
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Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 3 Nov 2006, p. 15

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Saturday, Nov. 4

Recital for Violin and Piano: at the Cultural Centre Gallery, hosted by Georgetown Bach Chorale. Violin-ist Phoebe Tsang and pianist Ronald Greidanus pair up in a program of Beethoven, Faur? and Part. Coffee and dessert reception follows at the Main Street Inn. Concert starts at 8 p.m. and tickets for concert are $20 (or $30 includes reception). Tickets at Foodstuffs or The Freckled Lion or by calling 905-877-8321.

Coffee House: hosted by Amnesty International at St. John's United Church in Georgetown, 7:30 p.m. Homemade desserts and light beverages will be sold. Admission at the door is $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

Casino Dinner Dance: 6 p.m. to midnight at the Gellert Centre. Kins-men Club of Georgetown presents a casino, sit-down dinner and dance, plus silent auction to support the Georgetown Hospital's Obstetrics Dept. Tickets are $85 each. Call Elgin Graham, 905-873-6499 or Bruce Leonard, 905-877-7413.

Holly Faire: at Knox Church, Georgetown, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Caf? style lunch in the Holly Caf?. Fancy cookie trays, baking, knitting, sewing, crafts, vendors, penny sale table and handcrafted quilt draw at 12:30 p.m.

Christmas Bazaar: at St. George's Anglican Church, 60 Guelph St., Georgetown, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Get a head start on Christmas shopping. Info: 905-877-8044 or www.stgeorgesgeorgetown.com

Hungry Man's Breakfast: George-town Legion hosts a Hungry Man's Breakfast, 8-11 a.m. at the branch upstairs (elevator available). Cost is $5 per person (children under 12, $2.50). Takeout.

Family Together: at the Ontario Early Years Centre Acton Satellite, 85 Wallace St. Interact with your children from birth to kindergarten age in creative, free play and circle activities. Talk with other parents or Resource Library available. Info: 519-853-2574.

Parent-to-Parent Sale: gently-used children's clothes, toys and equipment, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Ontario Early Years Centre, Georgetown Satellite, 96 Guelph St.

Euchre: at the Hornby Co-operative Nursery School, 7:30 p.m.

Oldtimers Hockey Tourney: Geo-rgetown Hockey Heritage Council's 22nd annual tourney at Mold-Masters SportsPlex, Friday 6-11 p.m.; Satur-day 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission.

Sunday, Nov. 5

Remembrance Day ceremonies: at Remembrance Park in Georgetown (3 p.m.) and Glen Williams Cenotaph (12:30 p.m.). Acton's on Nov. 11.

Sing Out a Song for Peace: is an annual concert, which expresses hope for peace at Holy Cross Church, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sponsored by the George-town Ministerial Association, George-town Children's Chorus, Georgetown Choral Society and Royal Canadian Legion. Free admission.

Bruce Trail hike: a 10 km hike from Kelso to Helena Rd. Cross a 40-metre gap in the escarpment and see 500-year-old cedar trees. Depart at 9 a.m. from the lot between Zellers and the grey building by the tall light standard. Bring your Bruce Trail membership for free admission and parking at Kelso Conservation Area. Bring water and lunch. Leader: Brian Patterson, brianpatterson@cogeco.ca

Book Festival for Children: Several children's authors, illustrators and storytellers, as well as music from The Smudge Fundaes. Also face-painting, refreshments and vendors. There should be something for families and children of all ages. Tickets are $5 for adults, and $2 for children and on sale at Milton Library and Hal-ton Hills Library (both the George-town and Acton branches). Info: http://bookfestival.mpl.on.ca.

Georgetown Runners: are a group of local runners who meet at the Gellert Centre (10241 8th Line), 8 a.m. Sunday mornings as well as on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Dental Clinic (211 Guelph St.) for club runs. All are welcome to join us for our runs. Visit www.georgetownrunners.ca. or call Jim Baidacoff, 905-702-1162.

Monday, Nov. 6

Camping Club meeting: George-town Camping Club meets at 8 p.m. in the community room of the Halton Police Station, 217 Guelph St. This is a family-oriented club, and any persons interested in camping are welcome. Info: 905-451-6998.

Halton Hills Toastmasters: Develop your speaking and leadership skills at St. Alban's Church hall, Glen Williams, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Info: Membership VP Debora Kirby, 519-853-9533 (evenings or weekends), hhtm_membership@hotmail.com or www.haltonhillstm.org.

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. Weigh-in: 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 cr@agrowingfamily.org.

Life After Cancer: a professionally facilitated drop-in support group for individuals who are post-treatment and looking for support with long-term side effects or re-entering the workplace, 7-8:30 p.m. at Wellspring Halton-Peel. Info: 905-257-1988.

Alcoholics Anonymous: If you live in the Halton /Erin area and would like help to STOP drinking. Meetings held throughout the week. Call AA at 1-866-715-0005.

Tuesday, Nov. 7

Canadian Federation of Univers-ity Women Georgetown: presents Lucy Izon, travel journalist, author and creator of www.canadacool.com at 7:30 p.m. at the Cultural Centre Gallery, 9 Church St. All welcome. CFUW invites you to tell us What makes Halton Hills Cool? E-mail your answer to lucy@canadacool.com

ADHD Parent Support Group: Parents of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can meet to discuss issues and share ideas 7-9 p.m. at Georgetown Alliance Church. Info: 905-873-2960.

Alzheimer support: VON Alzhei-mer Services offers a family support group for caregivers at Mountainview Retirement Residence, 222 Mountain-view Rd. N., 7-9 p.m. Call VON Alzheimer Services, 1-800-387-7127. New members welcome.

TOPS-Georgetown: at St. And-rew's Church, Tuesdays; weigh-in 6:30 p.m. and get together, 7:30 p.m.

Euchre: 7 p.m. at Georgetown Seniors Centre. All welcome. Cost $2, prizes. Info: Centre, 905-877-6444.

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. A public health nurse will discuss parenting and infant care. Info: 1-866-442-5866.

Wednesday, Nov. 8

Amnesty International group: of Halton Hills will be holding its monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m. at St. John's United Church in Georgetown. Plans will be made for the Human Rights Day Celebration in December. Newcomers are welcome.

Esquesing Historical Society: Georgetown, Reflections of a Small Town -- This latest publication of the Society will be featured by author John Mark Rowe. Everyone is welcome, free, at 7:30 p.m. at Knox Church, 116 Main St. S., Georgetown.

Euchre and Games Night: 7:30 p.m. at Huttonville United Church. A fun night of games, prizes and refreshments. Admission $4.

Tennis Club AGM: Gordon Alcott Tennis Club holds its Annual General Meeting, 7 p.m. in the Mold-Masters SportsPlex's upstairs hall. Info: 905-877-8918. Bring your envelop and letter for draw for 2007 membership.

Acton/Georgetown La Leche League: meets 7:30 p.m. at the On-tario Early Years Centre, 96 Guelph St., Georgetown. Trained leaders offer support to mothers who want to breastfeed their babies. Info: Samantha, 905-702-0768.

Bruce Trail hike: a local 5 km hike. Depart at 9:30 a.m. from the parking lot between Zellers and the grey medical services building by the tall light standard. Please bring water and snack. Leader: Maureen 905-873-9757 mosmith@cogeco.ca

Buddhism-- A Philosophy for Living: Learn about SGI and the philosophy of Buddhism, 7:30-9 p.m. at the SGI Canada Caledon Centre, 20490 Porterfield Rd., Caledon. For directions and information contact Karen-Aline at 905-864-9411, sgihaltonhills@yahoo.ca Admission is free.

Thursday, Nov. 9

Halton Hands in Motion: Knit-ting and Crocheting Guild meets 7-9 p.m. at Georgetown Senior's Centre, 318 Guelph St.(rear entrance). Info: Diane, 905-877-1521.

RWTO meets: The Lydia Snow (Georgetown) branch of the Retired Women Teachers of Ontario hosts the annual penta branch meeting, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Granite Ridge Golf Club, 9503 Dublin Line. All retired women teachers welcome. Info: Pam, 905-877-8618.

Georgetown Little Theatre: presents Some Assembly Required, a comedy. Box office: 905-877-3700.

Limehouse euchre: Limehouse Women's Institute hosts euchre, 7:30 p.m. at the Limehouse Memorial Hall. Admission $3, lunch provided.

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