November 5, 2017

We welcome members of the local Scouting and Guiding groups and their families today  for our Remembrance Day service.

There is an Official Board meeting on Tuesday November 14 at 7:00pm at Carlisle United Church and Kilbride United Church Board meeting on Wednesday November 15 at 7:00pm.

Final Seniors’ Lunch is on Tuesday November 14 at noon.

On Sunday November 19 there will be a presentation on a trip to Kenya.

Rev. Lorna will be leading a four week Advent Study at Carlisle to which anyone interested is invited. It will run Thursday afternoons at 3:00pm on the 23rd and 30th of November and the 7th and 14th of December.  No book purchase necessary.  We will be “On the Road with Jesus:  Birth and Ministry” with Ben Witherington.

Wesley Urban Ministries Marketplace on Tuesday November 7, noon-1:30pm at the David Braley Health Science Centre, 100 Main Street West, Health Campus 2032 Auditorium (2nd Fl) in Hamilton. Drop by Wesley’s Marketplace to learn about all of our community supports in Hamilton. Lunch is on us! Learn more about local poverty supports, refugee resettlement, harm reduction, transitional care and much more!

Diwali Celebration, Friday November 10 from 7:00-9:00pm at the Milton Memorial Arena, Lion’s Hall, presented by MPP Indira Naidoo Harris. This free event includes cultural presentations, food and children’s crafts. All welcome!

Christmas in the Country Bazaar, Saturday November 11, 10:00am-2:00pm. At Carlisle United Church. More details to follow.

Craft, Bake and Book Sale on Saturday November 18, 9:00am to 1:00pm. Home-baked cookies, squares, loaves, pies & fruit cake, Deli of meat pies, cabbage rolls, salads & preserves, hand-made crafts & quilts, used books & more! Enjoy a delicious lunch of home-made soup, breads and dessert. St James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr, Waterdown. http://www.stjameswaterdown.ca.

Seasons Milton 3rd Annual Christmas Bazaar, Saturday November 18, 10:00am-2:00pm. Shop for one of a kind items and gifts. Free chili lunch from noon to 1:00pm. First 100 guests get a free gift! 760 Bronte Street south in Milton.

Prayer with the songs of Taízé, Sunday November 19, 7:30pm at Port Nelson United Church, 3132 South Drive in Burlington. Quiet ecumenical worship with singing and candlelight.

The Burlington Age-Friendly Council presents another Empowering Seniors event: Affordable Housing Options on Tuesday November 21, 2017 at 1:00pm at the  Burlington Central Public Library, 2331 New Street (Centennial Hall). The purpose of the event is to Come & Learn – 1) The variety of affordable housing option in Halton, 2) The Halton HomeShare program 3) Housing design & adaptability. You can register online at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/affordable-housing-options-empowering-seniors-series-tickets-39231912707. Any questions please email: info@burlingtonagefriendly.ca and visit the Burlington Age-Friendly website at: http://burlingtonagefriendly.ca/

Artisan and Vendor Sale, Saturday November 25, 10:00am-3:00pm. At Carlisle United Church. More details to come.

Fiddling Around Canada for 150 Years by the Puslinch Fiddle Orchestra on Saturday November 25, 2:00pm at St Paul’s United Church in Milton. Featuring music by Don Messer, Ned Landry, Al Cherney, Stompin’ Tom and the Hockey Song, and more. There’ll be door prizes and a reception to follow. Adults $20, Students $10, 6 and under are free. Tickets available from the church office, Nancy Whitnell and Jim Hawkins and may be paid with cash, cheque plus through the office only using Visa/MC (phone or in person) or Debit (in person). All proceeds to the work of St Paul’s.

On the Way to Bethlehem, Friday December 1 to Sunday December 3, 6:30-8:30pm at Country Heritage Park, telling the Christmas story in an outdoor, living pageant. Admission is $5 for those 13 and older, 6-12 is $2, under 6 are free. A project of Milton Area Christian Churches Working Together. More information at onthewaytobethlehem.com.

Milton Choristers presents Handel’s Messiah on Saturday December 2, 7:30pm at the FirstOntario Arts Centre, Milton. Adult $25, Senior $20, child/student $5. More information at miltonchoristers.com.

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