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St. Helen Bingo – Nov. 29th at 11am at the Beamsville Legion jackpot is $1000, Nov. 30th at 7pm at St-Helen’s church jackpot is $1500. Also thousands of dollars in cash prizes every week. Admission is free. Hot food available. Info:905-562-7427.

BR. 393 SMITHVILLE Legion – Nov. 2018 Events. Tues. – Sun. Free Pool Open to Close. Tues. Nights Teen Pool Night (Free) 7pm- 9pm. Tues. Cribbage 2-4 pm. Thurs. Euchre 2-4 pm. Thurs. Bingo is back weekly. 5:30pm Shutters, 6:30pm Regular Bingo. ($1/hd) you do not have to be a legion member to participate everybody welcome. Kids Program In Session

Fantasy of Tree Grimsby Museum, 6 Murray St., Grimsby NOV. 23 to DEC. 9. Noon – 5 p.m. Sat., Sun., Tues. Noon to 8 p.m. Wed., Thurs., Fri. Raffle for beautiful trees and other festive items. Santa will be at the museum Sun. Dec. 2 1p.m.- 3 p.m. Fantasy of Trees ends Sun., Dec. 9 at 4 p.m. with draw at 4:15 p.m.  Grimsby Museum, 905-945 5292,    

Friday Nov. 30th  “Catch The Ace” @ Beamsville Legion Br. 612. Tickets on sale 6-8 pm.  Draw @ 8:30 pm.    Jackpot starts @ $8175.00.     Food available 5- 8 p.m.        For info call 904-563-4612.

Fiddlin’ Around Celtic Christmas Concert Celtic Music by Fiddlin Around! Tickets $10. Trinity United Church, 100 Main St.W Grimsby, Friday, Nov 30th @ 7pm. Refreshments & baked goods served!  Visit Call Natalie @ 289-808-5571 or email for tickets.

Christmas Tea & Bazaar. Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. At St. Alban’s Church, Ontario Street, Beamsville.  Baking, Multi Basket Raffle & more, Light Lunch $l0. Saturday,

Elves on the Library Shelves Sat. Dec. 1 – Sat. Dec. 15, during library hours at Lincoln Public Library – 5020 Serena Drive, Beamsville Lincoln Public Library – 4080 John Charles Boulevard, Vineland. Our elves cause mischief in the libraries! Each day, find the holiday item they have hidden to get your passport stamped. Free program

Santa Claus Kids Christmas Program Children ages 3-9 are invited to the Erland Lee Museum (552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek) for a day of Christmas fun! From 12:30 or 2pm December 1st, 15th, and 16th. There will be lots of fun activities including stories, games, crafts, and treats. Admission is $5 per child . Call 905-662-2691.

Grimsby Toastmasters welcomes you as our guest to our next meeting on Mon. Dec. 3rd at Grimsby Secondary School.  We will meet  from 7pm to 8:45. Come and learn about developing your communication and leadership skills. RSVP for your free pass at

Workshop on Transforming Grief – Nov. 30 & Dec. 1. Lead by Venerable Max Woolaver $15 per person, $25 per pair. Contact 905-945-8894 . St. Andrews, 156 Main Street West, Grimsby, ON.

Jingle Bell Bazaar at the Beamsville Legion Sat., Dec. 1, 2018 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Vendors Penny SaleTable Bake Table Come and do some Early Christmas Shopping See you There!! 5545 King Street • 905-563-4612

The Grimsby Seniors’ Choir presents ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’, under the direction of Jennifer McKillop, Sun., Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. at Trinity United Church, 100 Main St. E., Grimsby; $10 Proceeds will help support Jeff McKillop Memorial Fund, Breaking the Silence.  Door prizes and refreshments. 

Christmas Choral Concert Sun. Dec 2. at 6:30. University of Toronto Gospel Choir at Centennial Park Baptist church, 11 Kennedy Road, Grimsby. Dessert will be served after concert. No charge but a free will offering will be taken in support of a local mission.

Euchre Party—Dec.3 Card players with different skill levels can expect a challenge at this WI Euchre game night. AtThe Lincoln Centre, 4363 Central Ave., Beamsville, 7:30pm. $3 charge to play. Prizes and refreshments provided.

Beamsville Badminton Club Meets every Mon. and Wed. evening from 8-10pm at Beamsville District Secondary School. All skill levels welcome. info call Anne at 905-309-0922 or just show up with gym clothes and a racquet! Next dates: Dec. 3 and 6.

Candlelight Tours Open House 7-9 December 7 2018 Come in from the cold and experience the Manor by candlelight, Live harp music. Wine & Cheese-Appetizers. $35. registration 289-235-7755 or

Alzheimer Society And Rose Cottage Visiting Volunteers Brain Wave café. Thurs., Dec. 7th from 1:30 – 3pm a drop in program at Mountainview Church in Grimsby. Coordinators and volunteers will be on hand to facilitate programs to members of the community and their caregivers who are living with dementia.  Info :(905)309-5071 or email

Ham & Turkey Roll at the Beamsville Legion Fri. Dec 7th at 7pm. 5545 King Street • 905-563-4612 Everyone Welcome & Bring a Friend

WLM Auxiliary’s Breakfast with Santa – Saturday, Dec. 8, Peach King Centre, 8 a.m. Raising money for West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.  Good food, music, Santa’s Closet and, of course, Santa. Tickets at the Auxiliary office or at the door. $5 each or $20 for a family (max 5 people). Door opens at 8 a.m.   All are welcome.

Lunch is on Us!’ – Sat. Dec. 8 at First Baptist Church, Beamsville (corner Mountain & Beam Sts).  Free community lunch 11:30 am – 1:30 pm.  All Welcome!

Andante Celtic Singers present “Heaven Everywhere” A celebration of Christmas. Fri. Dec. 7 at 7pm and Sat. Dec 8th at 2pm. At St-Alban’s Anglican church 4341 Ontario Street Beamsville. Tickets $15 call 905-309-5490 email

Old Time Christmas Scott Woods concert. Fiddle Champion. Sat. Dec 8th at 2pm at Providence Christian Reformed Church (4845 King Street, Beamsville Proceeds support Rose Cottage Visiting volunteers. Tickets can be purchased at RCVV (148 Central ave. Grimsby) or at Newsnow $25 per ticket (1 Mountain Street, Grimsby) info call 905-309-5071

Quintessence String Ensemble with soprano, Cosset Gritter present… “Buon Natal” … A Multi-lingual Christmas.St. John’s Presbyterian Church, Grimsby Dec. 8th at 7:30 Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite for a discount or at the door. Family package available. More details at: www.quintessencensemble.

Christmas Concert – The Hosanna Choir Dec 8th @ 7:30 PM. Tickets $15. or $35 for family. Available at the door or at the Dutch Shop.Mountainview Church 290 Main St. E., Grimsby

Christmas concert to benefit the WLM Hospital Foundation on Sat. Dec. 8th, 7:30 pm. Hosanna Choir featuring Andre Knevel, Ryan Vander Berg, Naomi Van Manen, & Suzanne Schaafsma @ Mountainview CRC, 290 Main St. E. Grimsby. Tickets $15 pp or $35 per family, available @ Dutch Shop or @ the door.

Festive Holiday Centrepiece Sat. Dec. 8th: 10am-Noon, our ever popular returns! This lovely floral arrangement with fresh greens lasts throughout the holiday season! Cost is TBA. Carriage House of the Erland Lee Museum Home, 552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek Coffee, tea, and goodies . Pre-registration is required. 905-662-2691 or

Christmas concert: Dec 9th at 7:30 at St-Andrews United church (5645 Morrison st. Niagara Falls. Sharing the season by local artists Craig Maguire and Louisa O’Keane. Tickets are $15. $5 of each ticket will be donated to Project Share. Non-perishable food items will be thankfully received.

The Soroptimist club of Stoney Creek-Niagara will hold their last meeting of 2018 on December 10 @6:30.  We meet at  40 Centennial Pkwy, St.Creek @ 6:30.  We are a global volunteer network of women working to improve the lives of women & girls.  For info. re: visiting call Marg. @ 905-628-3198

A Hand Along The Way – Bereavement Group A monthly self help bereavement support program. Tues. Dec. 11th ~ 10am at11:30am at Lincoln Public Library – (4080 John Charles Blvd, Lincoln) and Wed., Dec. 12th at 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Maplecrest Village. 85 Main St., Grimsby Info (905)309-5071 or email

KIWANIS. Seeking creative minds and people with positive attitudes. The newly chartered Kiwanis Club of West Lincoln meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at the Legion, St. Catharines St. in Smithville at 7pm. Next meeting is Tues. Dec 11th. Info contact Dave Willis (905) 957-7577

Writers’ Workshop – Dec. 17, 6:30 pm at Lincoln Public Library – Fleming Branch 5020 Serena Drive, Beamsville. Whether you are an experienced author or a budding storyteller, find support, ideas and feedback at this monthly meetup. This is a free event. Please register at the library or by calling 905.563.7014.

Holiday Cookie Swap Wed. Dec. 19, 6:30 pm. Lincoln Public Library – Fleming Branch

5020 Serena Drive, Beamsville. We’re having a Holiday Cookie Swap! Choose a recipe and bake 30 cookies . 6 will be used for sampling at the swap! Bring two packages with a dozen cookies in each. Also, bring a copy of your recipe. Free event. Please sign up 905.563.7014 or emailing Margaret:

New Year’s Eve Party at the Beasville Legion. 5545 King Street, Beamsville.

Entertainment: “THE FALCONS” Dance from 8:30 pm to 12:30 am $30.00 per Couple $15.00 Single Food & Favours Included Tickets: 905-563-4612 Tickets @ Clubhouse Deadline for Tickets Dec.24th.

New Year’s Eve Countdown Party Mon. Dec. 31, 11:30 am at Lincoln Public Library – Fleming Branch 5020 Serena Drive, Beamsville. Ring in the New Year at the library! Come make your own shakers, party hat and glitter poppers for this festive occasion. There will even be a ginger ale toast at noon! Everyone welcome. Please register. Free event. 905.563.7014 or emailing Margaret:

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