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Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 10 Nov 2006, p. 18, 19

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Friday, Nov. 10

Teen Games Night: 4-7:30 p.m. at Off the Wall Youth Centre, Mill St., in Acton. Teens needed to test and evaluate a large assortment of board games for an article in the December edition of Teen Issues. Come out and give your opinion. Resume critiques:The Centre for Skills Development & Training's Georgetown Employment Resource Centre holds free resume critiques at the Georgetown Market Place, 4-7 p.m. Bring your current resume. Info: 905-702-7311 ext. 109 or www.thecentre.on.ca Friday night euchre: 7:30 p.m. at Georgetown Legion. Admission: $2. PWP dance: A single parents support group hosts a singles dance, 8:30 p.m. at Lions Banquet Hall, 45 Avondale Blvd., Brampton. Admission: $14 includes buffet & prizes. Dress code. Info: 647-291291-2531 or www.pwpbrampton.com

Saturday, Nov. 11 (Remembrance Day)

Globe auditions for The War Show: to be presented in February. Auditions for male and female adult parts will be held at the Norval hall, 1-5 p.m. E-mail Beatrice Sharkey at sharkey@look.ca to arrange an appointment. Come prepared with a period-appropriate song and a short memorized monologue. Acton Remembrance: Acton Legion holds a Remembrance Day ceremony, 10:30-11:30 a.m. starting with a march from Hide House lot to the cenotaph in front of Trinity Church on Mill St. Lakeside Bazaar: Lakeside chapter of the IODE hosts a bazaar and tea at Knox Presbyterian Church hall in Acton. Baking, penny table, and more. Rabies and Microchip Clinic: Upper Credit Humane Society will be having a rabies vaccine and microchip clinic at the Shelter, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost: Rabies $12 and Microchip $28. Please contact the Shelter 519-833-2287 to make an appointment-- they go fast! Angel Gala: for Spinal Muscular Atrophy will be held at Glencairn Golf Club on Regional Rd. 25 in Halton Hills. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Includes a dinner, dance and silent and live auction. Tickets $100 each. Call Theresa Van Fraassen, 519-853-9718. Euchre: is held every Saturday night at the Hornby Co-operative Nursery School on Steeles Ave. at 7:30 p.m. Pet Pics with St. Nick: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, 152 Wilson St., Oakville. $10, proceeds to Foundation. Info: 905-8422891. Family Together: Families with young children can drop in to Family Together, 9-11 a.m. at Ontario Early Years Centre, Georgetown Satellite, 96 Guelph St. Interact in creative, free play and circle activities. Info: 905-873-2960.

Sunday, Nov. 12

Santa Claus Parade: Georgetown Lions Club presents its annual Santa Claus Parade, 5 p.m. Info: 905-877-6831. Georgetown Runners: are a group of local runners who meet at the Atlantis Family Athletics, corner of Guelph St. and Mountainview Rd., 8 a.m. Sunday mornings as well as on Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Dental Clinic (211 Guelph St.) for club runs. All are welcome to come and join us for our runs. Info: www.georgetownrunners.ca. or call Jim Baidacoff, 905-7021162. More CALENDAR, pg. 19

Monday, Nov. 13

Halton Hills Toastmasters: Develop your speaking, presentation and leadership skills now at St. Alban's Church hall, Glen Williams, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Info: membership VP Debora Kirby, 519-853-9533 (evenings/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, 905873-0249 or cr@agrowingfamily.org. Alcoholics Anonymous: If you live in the Halton /Erin area and would like help to STOP drinking. Meetings held throughout the week. Call Alcoholics Anonymous at 1-866-715-0005. Overeaters Anonymous: Halton Hills residents are welcome to: meetings 7 p.m. Mondays, at Scott Funeral Home, 289 Main St., Brampton. Wheelchair accessible. Info: Sue, 905-951-7227. Or, meetings 10 a.m. Saturdays, at Trinity Anglican Church, King St. and Kennedy Rd., Caledon. Info: Mary, 905-452-9178.

Tuesday, Nov. 14

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 6:30 p.m. and get together, 7:30 p.m. Halton/North Peel Naturalist Club: invites the public to hear biologist Megan Hazell present Woodland Caribou, 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Church, 89 Mountainview Rd. 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. A public health nurse will discuss parenting and infant care. Info: 1-866-442-5866.

Wednesday, Nov. 15

Awana Kids club: is offered to children in JK to Grade 6 and is hosted by Maple Avenue Baptist Church. This week's theme will be video pajama night. The meeting runs 6:25-8 p.m. Info: Ed Egberts 905 838-4644 or Heather Stiff 905 873-9549. Acoustic Jam: 8-10:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Legion, 127 Mill St. Bring your instrument, voice, enthusiasm! Info: Hugh or Wendi, 519-853-1383. Evening Euchre: 7:15 p.m. at the Acton Seniors Centre in the Acton Arena and Community Centre. Prizes and light lunch. Everyone welcome. Info: 519-853-5951. Georgetown Horticultural Society: meets 7:30 p.m. at St. George's Anglican Church on Guelph St. Program: Paul Zammit on Extending the Season. New members welcome. Info: Janice, 905-877-9890. Georgetown Little Theatre: presents Some Assembly Required, Nov. 9-11, 15-18. Mom and Dad aren't going to have Christmas this year-- then their three grownup children unexpectedly return home Christmas Eve and hide out down in the basement with barbed-wire, Barbies & BB gun. Tickets: 905877-3700. Family Storytime: at the Acton Community Centre at 2 p.m. and at the Georgetown library branch, 9:45 a.m. This is a half hour fun drop-in program for adults and young children to enjoy together. No registration required-just drop in! Info: 905873-2681 ext. 2520 or 519-853-0301 or visit www.library.hhpl.on.ca. Special Needs Parent Support Group: Do you have a child aged 0 to 6 years old with undiagnosed or recently diagnosed special needs? Join other parents to share the challenges, joys and fears of raising a child with special needs every third Wednesday of the month 7-9 p.m. at Ontario Early Years, Georgetown. Info: 905-873-2960. Breakfast with the Mayors: Halton Industry Education Council (HIEC) presents Breakfast With The Mayors, 7:30-10 a.m. at Granite Ridge Golf Club, Milton. Keynote Speaker: Tim Rutledge "Getting Engaged: The New Workplace Loyalty" Buddhism: Learn about SGI and the philosophy of Buddhism, 7:30-9 p.m. at the SGI Canada Caledon Centre, 20490 Porterfield Rd., just north of Highpoint Sideroad Caledon. For directions and information contact Karen-Aline at 905-864-9411, sgihaltonhills@yahoo.ca Admission is free. Free seminar: Laughing Your Stress Away, 7 p.m., with Dr. David Posen, Stress Specialist, LeDome Banquet Hall, 1173 North Service Road East, Oakville, presented by Halton Healthcare services. Please call 905-338-4379 to reserve a seat for this free event. Ladies Coffee Hour: Milton Christian Ladies Coffee Hour invited ladies to come 9:30-11 a.m. at the Milton Gospel Hall, 306 Ontario St. (one block south of Steeles). Free admission. Info/transportation: Alma, 905-878-6345.

Thursday, Nov. 16

Career Explorations Express: Need help narrowing your career focus? Want a "Return to Work Action Plan" that really works? Career Explorations Express is a no fee, five-day program for unemployed adults, combines a fast paced, high-energy classroom environment with individual, one-on-one counselling to help you narrow your career focus. An information session at 184 Guelph St., Georgetown, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Info: The Centre for Skills Development & Training at 905-333-3499, ext. 103 or visit www.thecentre.on.ca. Ballinafad euchre: Ballinafad Hall Board hosts euchre at the Ballinafad Community Centre, 7:30 p.m. Cost: $3 per player. Light lunch, coffee and tea served. Family Support Group: 7 p.m., for friends and family members affected by schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses.

Hosted by the Halton-Peel Regional Office of the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario at the North Halton Mental Health Clinic, 19 Willow St., N., Acton. Info: 905-876-1647. 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 Centre-Georgetown, 96 Guelph St. To register: 1-866-442-5866. Emotions Anonymous: meets Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. sharp at 271 Mountainview Rd. S. in Georgetown. Info: Angela or David, 905-873-2852. No cost, no appointment necessary.

Friday, Nov. 17

Texas Hold'Em fundraiser: hosted by the Optimist Club of Georgetown. Registration is at 6:30 p.m., game starts at 7 p.m. sharp at the Optimist Hall on Hwy 7, past 22 Sideroad. Tickets $60. For tickets call John, 905-877-2931 or David, 905-7020120. Family Storytime: at the Gellert Community Centre on Fridays at 10 a.m. Info: 905-873-2681 ext. 2520 or 519-853-0301 or visit www.library.hhpl.on.ca.

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