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Friday December 1st
11th Annual Artful Treasures, 10am to 4pm at Niagara Pumphouse, 247 Ricardo Street in Niagara On The Lake, today at tomorrow, free admission
Thorold Service Canada Information Session, 10am to 12pm, 8 Carleton Street S in Thorold, topics include Canada Pension, Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement
Christmas Craft Show presented by Start Me Up Niagara, 1pm to 5pm Friday & Saturday, 203 Church Street, support local, talented artists, crafters and artisans on ODSP
Clients & Cocktails at Peter Pipers Pubhouse, 3:30pm to 6pm, 111 Highway 20 E, Unit 3 in Fonthill, Clients and Cocktails networking is a casual event where local business owners, entrepreneurs, start-ups, etc., meet to learn more about each others’ businesses, solve issues, answer questions and more. Open to all, no membership fee. Drop in any time, Call Debi at 905-734-8273 for details or visit www.prowlcommunications.com
Fantasyland 2017, presented by Fort Erie Optimists & Omettes, 5pm Fort Erie Optimist Club 1555 Gilmore Road in Fort Erie, – Visit with Santa, Decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus, Games, Bake Table, Penny Sale, Refreshments, Pictures with Santa don’t forget your camera
Pelham Downtown Christmas Market with Cabar-Eh, 5 to 530pm, 20 Pelham Town Square, Under the Arches as Cabar-EH Youth Theatre will be kicking off the evening with live music
A Farmhouse Christmas, 6 to 11pm, Windows by Jamie Kennedy Fresh Grill and Winebar 5875 Falls Avenue in Niagara Falls, A truly memorable evening, our Heritage Farmhouse Christmas is resplendent with all of the trappings of our past. Your night includes One night’s accommodation in a Fallsview King Room, Mix and mingle with Chefs Jamie Kennedy & Jay Jackson, Standing Cocktail Reception with Canapes and pairing, 5 Course Dinner and Wine Pairings
Kids Night Out – Drop & Shop, 6:30pm, The Painted Turtle Pottery Studio, 777 Welland Avenue in St.Catharines, Each painter will make a special gift as well as a gift card and bag to wrap the item they created in while they watch movies, play games and just generally socialize. When the firing is completed they will wrap the gift up and have it ready for that child to give without spoiling the surprise, $25, $15 deposit is required for each timeslot you book
Karaoke at The Geekery Pub, 7pm at The Geekery, 7000 Macleod Road, unit 8
Ryan Belleville at Showtime Comedy and Entertainment, 92 St.Paul Street in St.Catharines visit showtimecomedy.com or call the box office at 289 723 2718 for tickets
Falls Fireworks, 9pm, weather permitting, free
Saturday December 2nd
Welland Farmers Market, 6am to 12pm, Young St Market, Welland, fresh local produce and more
Christmas Bazaar, 9am to 1pm, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 77 Division St in Welland, various vendors, penny sales (both higher and low value table), draws, bake table, deli table, gift table, silent auctions, and much more, they will also be accompanied by Country 89
Handmade Christmas and Craft Show Fundraiser, 10am to 6pm, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 124, 410 King Street in Niagara On The Lake, 25+ vendors, food available, free admission and parking, please bring a nonperishable food item, coffee break fundraiser for alzheimer’s
Holiday Homeshow put on by the West Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, 10am, at Dreamers Dog Sanctuary, 672 Hwy #20 in Fenwick, Craft Show
Shiny and Bright Holiday Market, 10am to 4pm, City of Niagara Falls Museum, 5810 Ferry Street in Niagara Falls, Etsy Artisans, handmade, $2 Admission, proceeds go toward supporting the community via Project Share
Treat Your Tissues – MELT Workshop, 1130am to 2pm, Movement Unlimited Inc, 178 Hwy 20 West in Fonthill, 65+tax, pre registration is required
Hands-on Custom Christmas Wreath Workshop, 130pm, Mori Gardens, 1709 Niagara Stone Road in Niagara-On-The-Lake, $10
Afternoon Jazz, 2pm, Peter Pipers Pubhouse, 111 Highway 20 East Unit 3 in Fonthill, Vocals and percussion by Juliet Dunn
Port Colborne Gold Leaf Abstract, 3 to 5pm, South Coast Guest House 10135 Cement Plant Road in Port Colborne, This class will involve creating your very own 16 x 16″ gold leaf abstract, $45 all materials included
Saturday Blues, 3pm, Monty’s Gastropub, 547 Ontario Street in St.Catharines, Chuck Jackson
Grimsby Santa Claus Parade, 5 to 7pm
Blue Hawaii, 7 to 10pm, Welland Historical Museum, 140 King Street in Welland, live music, food and cash bar by The Smokin Buddha
2nd Annual Miscast Cabar-EH Fundraiser, 8 to 11pm, Mahtay Cafe & Lounge, 241 St.Paul Street in St.Catharines, Fundraiser for Cabar-EH Youth Theatre
Sunday December 3rd
St.Catharines Factory Outlet Flea Market, 9am to 5pm, 46 Turner Crescent in St.Catharines, over 250 booths, over 125 vendors
Family Paint Day 1 to 3pm, $25/person, visit Reccas Crafty Corner on Facebook for more details
Advancing Crystal Beach Community Development have an indoor Market on Sundays from 12 to 3pm until December 17th, Crystal Chandelier Cafe, 3878 Erie Road in Crystal Beach
Monday December 4th
Custom Christmas Wreath Workshop, 1:30pm, Mori Gardens, 1709 Niagara Stone Road in Niagara On The Lake, $10
Tuesday December 5th
Business After Five Holiday Social, 5 to 7pm, Scotiabank Convention Centre, 6815 Stanley Avenue in Niagara Falls, presented by the GNCC, meet and mingle, bring business cards, light refreshments will be served
Yoga for Kids, 5:30 to 6:20pm, Thorold Public Library, 14 Ormond Street North in Thorold, classes are free for ages 6 to 12, register in advance, call 905 227 2581
Wednesday December 6th
Christmas in the City, 10am to 6pm, St.Catharines Market Square, 91 King Street in St.Catharines, crafts, art, food, health & wellness, vegan products, home decor and more, bring a nonperishable food item in lieu of admission
Date Night, 5pm, Casa Mia Ristorante, 3518 Portage Road in Niagara Falls, Dinner for two can dine for $69
Car Seat Safety Clinic, 5:30pm, St.John’s Ambulance, 219 Church Street in St.Catharines, free clinic
One Dish One Mic on the Niagara Podcasters Network new episode is out.
Thursday December 7th
Love & Lotus Co. Holiday Open House, 11am to 3pm, 1 St.Paul Street Suite 601-3 in St.Catharines, stop by to save 25% off our Aromatherapy Jewelry & Accessories, and learn about our new business opportunity that is open to anyone! Love & Lotus Co. is Canada’s first Aromatherapy Jewelry & Accessories direct sales company that is offering a flexible business opportunity that suits your lifestyle!
Tot Time with Kristina, 10am, Port Colborne Public Library, 310 King Street in Port Colborne, Circle time, play-based learning, stories and finger plays. For ages 2 to 5. Parents/caregivers must stay in the library during the class. Cost: $1.00. Pre-register.
ABC’s of Tax for Small Business, 12 to 130pm, Innovate Niagara, 1 St.Paul Street in St.Catharines, $15
Governor Simcoe Cheerleaders Holiday Vendor Sale, 6 to 8pm, Governor Simcoe School Cafeteria, 15 Glenview Avenue in St.Catharines
Niagara Women Entrepreneurs Mentorship Program
“In response to requests from women business owners in Niagara for mentoring opportunities, the Welland Heritage Council are launching a Niagara Women Entrepreneurs Mentorship Program in January 2018.”
The project that this initiative is being launched through is Improving Prosperity for Niagara’s Women Business Owners
They would like to invite anyone interested to either give or receive mentoring to please contact them now for details and an application. Please contact Lori at email@example.com or 905-732-5337 x128
Tool Box Project by James Symons
He has partnered with Start Me Up Niagara who will direct boxes to men who access the Out of the Cold program as well as the daytime drop in.
Looking for donations, items of need and fun.
Underwear, shaving cream, toothbrushes and paste, hats and deodorant.Fun items could include a deck of cards or crossword puzzle book.
Drop off donations to Start Me Up Niagara at 17 Gale Crescent in St.Catharines or make arrangements through James ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
He would like items collected by December 15th.
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