St. Helen BingoFeb 7 at 11a.m. at the Beamsville Legion: $400. Feb 8 @ 7p.m. at St. Helen Church  $500. Also thousands of dollars in cash prizes every week. Admission is free. Hot food available. Info:905-562-7427.

Square Dancing – Feb 7 at the West Niagara Fair Grounds. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Call 905-536-7521 for more information

393 SMITHVILLE Legion Feb. Events – Tuesday – Sunday Free Pool Open to Close, Tuesday Cribbage 2-4 pm, Thursday Euchre 2-4 pm. Feb. 7th Gift Card Bingo, Feb 9th Candy Bar Bingo – 10am – 11am Hot dog lunch $1/dog 11am – noon. Feb 12th Chamber of Commerce Breakfast ~ everyone welcome. Contact the Chamber for ticket information 905-957-1606 Feb 15st Progressive Euchre. Feb 22nd  Dawn’s Paint Pallet 6pm. Feb 28th   Meatloaf and Mashed Potato Dinner. $12 General Public, $10 Members and Seniors $8 Veterans and Kids 10 and Under. Hosting for the West Lincoln Kiwanis Bingo games Sunday nights from 8pm – 9pm. Only $3 for 4 chances to win $500+. Info 905-957-3935

Harry Potter Book Day. February 7th from 3:00PM to 4:00PM at Smithville branch and 6:30PM to 7:30PM at Caistorville and Wellandport branch of West Lincoln Public Library. The wizarding world is full of fantastic beasts… and it’s up to you to find them. Special magic class at each of our branches! $2 each. Registration is required.

Performing Arts @ Mountainview presents An Evening of Praise with The Niagara Youth String Ensemble; Naomi Van Manen-Pisno; Katrina deRoche-Violin and Andre Knevel-Organ. Feb 8th at 7:30 at Mountainview church, 290 Main street E. Grimsby. $15 each or 35 per family with children under 15. Available at Dutch shop or at the door. Proceeds to the Save and Rebuilt WLMH campaign

Author Reading and Book Signing with Marc Gunning. February 8th from 6:00PM to 7:00PM at Smithville branch of West Lincoln Public Library. Canadian children’s author Mark Gunning writes silly stories for kids. Listen as he reads from his latest book and answers your questions about being a writer. Free. Registration is required.

Make a Rose for Your Door – Feb 9th, 10:00 to Noon, at the Erland Lee Museum Carriage House (552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek), create a decorative rose door/wall hanging with mesh ribbon. Hang it up as a Valentine’s Day decoration or give it to someone special!  Cost is $35 per person, and includes all materials. Coffee, tea, and goodies will be served. Call 905-662-2691 or email erlandleehome@fwio.on.ca to register.

‘Lunch is on Us!’ – Sat. February 9 at First Baptist Church, Beamsville (corner of Mountain & Beam Sts). Free community lunch 11:30 – 1:00 pm.  All Welcome!

Sweetheart Book and Bake Sale. Feb. 9th from 10 AM to 2 PM at Wellandport branch of West Lincoln Public Library. Money raised from book sales is used to support library programs and services. Stop by or a book sale, Seedy Saturday and a scavenger hunt! Cash only. Please bring your own bag.

Bakeless Bake Sale – Smithville Presbyterian Church is having a Bakelss bake sale. Instead of asking for baked goods, we are asking for the monetary donation equivalent to what you would spend to bake a pie, cookies or cake. For more info please contact Anna at 289-956-`087

Wags & Tales Feb. 9, 2 pm at Lincoln Public Library 5020 Serena Drive, Beamsville. Join our furry four-legged friends Kairi and Pete from Therapy Tails Ontario for some snuggles and stories. This is a free drop-in program for people of all ages.

Sweetheart Pancake Brunch – Bring your lady to Fulton Stone Sweetheart Pancake Brunch Feb 10 from 10:30am – 1pm at Fulton Hall 2960 S. Grimsby Rd. 20, Fulton. Adults $10  6-10 yrs $7 Under 6 yrs Free. 905-945-2511

The Soroptimist club of Stoney Creek-Niagara meets next on Feb.11th in Stoney Creek near Centennial Parkway at 6:30 p.m. We are a global volunteer network of women working to improve the lives of women & girls. For info call Marg. @ 905-628-3198

Speakers’ Series: Brewing on the Bench Feb. 12, 6:30 pm at Lincoln Public Library 5020 Serena Drive, Beamsville. Join head brewer Sarah Casorso from Bench Brewing to learn all about craft brewing here in Lincoln. Sarah will share Bench’s journey of transforming the former Maple Grove schoolhouse into a microbrewery and discuss some of the unique processes used to craft the beer from wine country.  This is a free program. Please register at the library or by calling 905.563.7014.

Tech Toy Time. Feb. 12th from 3PM to 4PM at Smithville branch of West Lincoln Public Library; Feb. 13th from 3PM to 4PM at Wellandport branch and 6:30PM to 7:30PM at Caistorville branch of West Lincoln Public Library. Drop in and make simple circuits with LittleBits, create music with Makey Makey, and build and program with LEGO Mindstorm. Explore at your own pace at this tech showcase for all ages! Free. Registration is required.

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. Feb 12 . Info contact Dave Willis (905) 957-7577 danddwillis@gmail.com

Grimsby Seniors Valentines Luncheon!  Feb. 14th  @ 12:00noon in the Livingston Activity Centre. Food served by “The best little menu” Entertainment. By “Good Time Music” Door Prizes! Register early. Special ticket price! Members $8 00. Non-Members $10 00. 18 Livingston Ave., Grimsby, 905-309-2075.

Sandy Vine and the Midnights. Presented by McNally. House Rocking the Hospice for a retro Valentine’s dance party Sat. Feb. 16th 2019 at 7pm at Mountain Ridge Community Centre. 105 Mountain Rd. Grimsby. Tickets $35/person. Raffles, silent auction, late night buffet, cash bar. 905-309-4013

The Lincoln Garden Club and Horticultural Society will be meeting Feb. 16, at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, Rittenhouse Hall, 4890 Victoria Ave. Vineland Station L0R 2E0. Join us at 9:30 am for refreshments with meeting at 10 am. Guest speaker will be Meghan Owens of Proven Winners, whose topic will be “New and Top Proven Winners, Perennials and Annuals”. Bring your own mug and a friend.

WHAT’S GROWING ON??  Plan to attend a free Beamsville WI Community Outreach seminar: Feb. 19, 2019 from 1:30p.m. to 3:30p.m. at The Fleming Centre, Room B, 5020 Serena Dr., Beamsville.  Dr. Amy Bowen and Dr.Valerio Primomo, researchers at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, will focus on Vineland’s 49th Parallel Collection of Roses, Greenhouse Tomatoes, and Vineland’s new Sweet Potato variety, Radiance. (Q and A session to follow.) There will be refreshments. JOIN US!

Square Dancing – Feb 28 at the West Niagara Fair Grounds. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Call 905-536-7521 for more information

The Rock n Roll Diner – (A night of 50’s & 60’s music with food & fun for the whole family with Live Bands, Door Prizes, Silent auction and Food). A Fund Raising Concert March 23, 2019 at Great Lakes Christian High School (4875 King St., Beamsville). TICKETS :  $10 per person  ($5 for ages 4—12,  FREE for ages 3 and under).  Pay At Door THIS IS A CASH ONLY EVENT. Doors open at 5:30pm, Show starts at 6pm. Reserve Tickets at rocknrolldiner@bell.net. More info at www.rocknrolldiner.webs.com

The Soroptimist club of Stoney Creek-Niagara meets next in Stoney Creek on Monday Feb.11th at 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

Author Visit: Jay Perry Feb. 26, 6:30 pm at Lincoln Public Library 5020 Serena Drive, Beamsville. In early 2013, Jay Perry’s father was diagnosed with stage-four lung cancer and given nine months to live. Jay will share his experiences of becoming a full-time caregiver, as well as the motivation and process of writing his book My Dad Got Sick. A discussion will follow. Please register for this free event at the library or by calling 905.563.7014.

Thursday@10 Bus Trip. Thurs. March 28th to St-Jacob’s Country Playhouse Theatre. Play is Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Price us $70. Tickets on sale. Contact Ruth Feist 905-945-4428

GSS Rowing Team is hosting a Trivia Night on Friday March 29th @ 7 PM at Grimsby Secondary School. There will be door prizes as well as prizes for winning team. Pizza & snacks included. Tickets are $20. Funds raised help support students rowing on Henley Island.  Please email sandra.coppinger@dsbn.org   for tickets.

 

Grimsby Public Art Gallery – Back to the Garden, Fundraising Auction March 30th, doors open at 7 pm, the silent auction is open until 8:30 pm, before the live auction starts at 9 pm. Throughout the event guests will groove to the colours and sounds of the Woodstock Music and Art Festival – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of this seminal event! “With a little help from our friends” … we can make this fundraiser historic! TICKETS are on sale now! Only $35 includes one drink. Phone or email the Gallery or visit in person to reserve yours!

Worden & R Covlin share The Gospel Message, told simply (non-denominational). Sundays 4- 5pm; Tuesdays 7:30 – 8:30 through February at the Livingston Activity Center, 18 Livingston Ave. For info: 905-531-7961

JOIN our new WRITING GROUP in West Niagara. Call me if interested and we’ll go from there! Donna 905-321-8841

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