St. Helen Bingo – Progressive Jackpot August 1st at 11 a.m. at the Beamsville Legion: $1,400. August 2 at 7 p.m. at St. Helen Church: $2100. Also, thousands of dollars in cash prizes every week. Admission is free. Hot food is available. Info: 905-562-7427

Grimsby Legion Branch 127 Friday – Catch the Ace lottery Sales 6-8 pm, Draw at 8:30, Fish & Chip Dinner 4-7pm. Saturday Night Dance –9pm to 1am Everyone is welcome to all events. For info call 905 945 8421

Music for the soul concert August 8 in coronation park at 6pm featuring ”The Daytons”. Free admission.

Sunset Music Series returns to Charles Daley Park starting July. Weekly concerts 7- 8:30 p.m. Free admission and parking. August shows shows: August 6 – COUNTRY: The Rizdales, August 13 – 80‛s ROCK: Rock of 80‛s August 20 ROCKABILLY: Marty Allen Band, August 27 R&B:Soul Jam – sunsetmusicseries.ca).

Traditional Victorian Picnic at Nelles Manor August 10th from 1 to 4 pm. We will fill your hamper with traditional sandwiches, meat pies and sweets. Join in a Victorian game of croquet. Picnic cloth provided, please bring chair if needed. $30/person.

‘Lunch is on Us!’ – Sat. August 10 at First Baptist Church, Beamsville (corner of Mountain & Beam Sts). Free community lunch 11:30 am – 1 pm.  All Welcome! This event occurs on the second Saturday of each month.

Archaeology. We are inviting the community to come and work on a real archaeological dig on the Erland Lee Museum property (552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek) on August  9th, 10th, 18th, and 19th. Learn how an excavation is done, how to look for artifacts, and how to document artifacts that are found. Adults 16+ $25 per Saturday (all 4 Saturdays for $90) Junior Archaeological dig, ages 12-15: $15 per day. Bring the kids! We will be offering a Kids Archaeological ‘Dig’ with fun activities to teach kids ages 4-12 about what archaeologists do. Kids Ages 4-12: $10 per day. Space is very limited, so pre-register today! Call 905-662-2691 or email erlandleehome@fwio.on.ca

Yard Sale at the Beamsville Legion (5545 King street) August 17 from 10am to 3pm. BBQ Raffle prizes, 50/50. Donations accepted, collecting items august 14 to 16th 905-563-4612

Newcomers and Neighbours of Grimsby and Area‘s next social event is August 21 from 2:30-4 p.m. They group was established in September 2017 for the purpose of welcoming newcomers as well as established residents in the area. Through its numerous social activities, the club provides an opportunity to develop lasting friendships with other community members. For more information and to reserve, please email grimsbynewcomers@gmail.com or phone Sandi Ward at (289) 235-8185.

Beamsville Toastmasters Next meeting August 25. 7-8:30 PM at the Fleming Center Library & Arena. Learn how to speak effectively and gain confidence. Call/Text David at 905-518-3111 or Lydia at 289-241-4705.

Canines for Compassion Dog Walk Sat. Sept. 21st, Starting at Lincoln Plaza 5205 King St., Beamsville. Registration – 10am, walk starts 10:30am 2km or 4km with stops along the way, You do not have to bring a dog – human walkers are welcome. FREE tote bag to the first 100 registrants at the event. All proceeds support Rose Cottage Visiting Volunteers. Pledge sheets available at The Temple of the Dog, Grimsby News Now at www.rosecottagevolunteers.com or call 289.566.9588. Free BBQ for all participants following the walk. Pet food donations welcome to support the Beamsville & District Lions and Community Care Food Drive

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