Flamborough E-NEWS
April 2019
Welcome to the April edition of ENEWS. Please click on the links below for important updates in Flamborough.There are many great community events lined up this spring, including the Waterdown BIA 2nd Annual Bunny Breakfast, a Good Friday Fish Fry by Freelton Lions, and Easter Egg Hunts in Waterdown and Carlisle .

I f you see me in the community, please stop and say hello.
With warm regards, 

Councillor Judi Partridge
Flamborough Ward 15
(905)-546-2713
Community Events
Strabane Optimist Club Community Breakfast

When: Saturday April 6, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

When: Strabane United Church, 1565 Brock Rd, Freelton
 
Everyone is welcome to the Strabane Optimist Club Community Breakfast on Saturday April 6, from 8am-12pm at Strabane United Church. Adults $10, ages 12 and under $5- bacon, sausage, home fries, pancakes, and eggs.

100+ Women Who Care Flamborough/Waterdown Program Meeting

When: Wednesday April 10, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

When: Grace Anglican Church Hall, 157 Mill Street North, Waterdown
 
Please join Councillor Partridge at the next meeting of the Flamborough-Waterdown Chapter of 100 Women Who Care program. The program intends to bring together 100 (or more) women in Flamborough-Waterdown who care about local community causes and who are committed to community service. At the meetings, women will meet for an hour and jointly select a local charity or not-for-profit organization. Everyone will each write a $100 cheque to the selected organization and watch how the group’s commitment turns into a $10,000+ donation. Do that four times a year and witness how $40,000 can improve the lives of our neighbours when placed in the hands of deserving grass-roots agencies working to serve the local community. For more information, please click here

Knox Presbyterian Church Saturday Breakfasts

When: Second and Third Saturdays of each month

Time: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Where: Knox Presbyterian Church, 80 Mill Street North, Waterdown

Knox Presbyterian Church is hosting a freshly cooked breakfast every 2nd and 3rd Saturday of each month, in support of those attending the World Scout Jamboree in July 2019. A variety of breakfast options are available from $4 - $8.

Family "Messy" Dinner and Fun Night

When: Friday April 12, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Where: St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Drive Waterdown

Enjoy a FREE dinner with your family! The night consists of crafts, story, activities and songs! Kid's can decorate their own cookie and take home their own plush toy! Take home bag provided, e veryone is welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Donations are welcome- r eserve your spot by 905-689-6223 or at youth@stjameswaterdown.ca

Waterdown BIA 2nd Annual Bunny Breakfast

When: Saturday April 13, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: Waterdown Memorial Hall, 317 Dundas St. E., Waterdown
 
We’re getting ready to hop into spring with the 2nd Annual Bunny Breakfast hosted by the Waterdown BIA and sponsored by BIA member businesses. Come for a delicious breakfast of pancakes and treats. Family-oriented activities including entertainment and crafts. And, of course, kids will have an opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny. Lots of fun and Easter egg giveaways with special treats from BIA businesses for the first 100 guests. Admission by donation of $5.00 with proceeds going to support local Food with Grace food bank and Food4Kids. For more information, please click here.

3rd Annual Easter Bazaar

When: Saturday April 13, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where: Marian Hall, 89 Freelton Road, Freelton
 
Lots of excitement is planned for Stuffed. 's 3rd Annual Easter Bazaar at Marian Hall in Freelton (beside Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish). Many Local Artisans and Small Businesses will be showcasing their handmade crafts and services. Stop by the Stuffed. Lunch Café for our famous Handcrafted Perogies and Cabbage Rolls. You can purchase them hot and ready-to-eat, or frozen to take home for your Easter Dinner. Donations will be collected throughout the day in support of Drummond House, a transitional home for women and children in times of crisis) in Waterdown.

Flamborough Horticultural Society Meeting

When: Wednesday April 17, 2019

Time: Social time- 7:00 pm, Meeting- 7:30 pm

Where: St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 715 Centre Road, Waterdown
 
Elizabeth Matheson will present a flower demonstration with an Easter theme entitled "The Pleasure is Mine". Guests welcome. Call 905-689-6722 for information.

Flamborough Connects Annual General Meeting

When: Wednesday April 17, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm

Where: Flamborough Seniors Centre, 163 Dundas Street East

You’re invited to the Flamborough Connects Annual General Meeting to discuss the organizational structure, aims and goals for 2018, program highlights and also to recognize their community partners, supporters and funders. All are welcome and light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by calling 905-689-7880 or emailing admin@flamboroughconnects.ca

Waterdown Easter Egg Hunt

When: Friday April 19, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Where: Waterdown Memorial Park, 266 Main St N, Waterdown
 
Join Councillor Partridge for a free Easter Egg Hunt at Waterdown Memorial Park- the egg hunt for ages 0-3 starts at 9:30 am, ages 4-7 at 10:00 am and ages 8-12 start 10:10 am. This event is completely free and open to all children, no pre-registration required. For more information, please click here .

Mountsberg's Easter Egg Extravaganza

When: Friday April 19, 2019 - Sunday April 21, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where: Mountsberg, 2259 Milburough Line, Campbellville
 
Celebrate the advent of spring with Mountsberg’s Easter Egg Extravaganza! Kids will love the giant, non-competitive Easter Egg Hunt and meeting the farm animals in the barn yard. With a touch of face paint, little ones are transformed into adorable Easter bunnies. Make sure to check out the Birds of Prey and the Wildlife Walkway before you head home. You can get nose to beak with an amazing bird of prey during shows at 11am,12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm! To learn more, please click here .

Good Friday at Westfield Heritage Village

When: Friday April 19, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Where: Westfield Heritage Village, 1049 Kirkwall Rd, Rockton
 
Enjoy traditional spring-themed games, crafts, activities and demonstrations. Visit the many historical buildings with volunteers in period clothing and enjoy a hike on the trails. The General Store and the Gift Shop have sweet treats and unique gifts. For more information, please click here

Good Friday Fish Fry by Freelton Lions

When: Friday April 19, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Where: Freelton Community Park, 170 Freelton Rd, Freelton
 
Join the Freelton Lions Club as they hold their annual Good Friday Fish Fry for Charity and Community Projects, serving a fresh hand battered Nova Scotia Haddock with fresh pressed Fries from a local Flamborough Farm. $12 including a drink, Fish Only $7, Fries $5. This year features a heated Beer Tent with live music from 4:00pm-9:00pm also a special visit from the Icon Percussion Drum Line featuring local youth showing off their skills. Pre-orders are available at 3:00pm, an hour before they open to the public so you can beat the lines. To pre-order, please click here. For more information, please call 416 832 8025

Carlisle Optimists Easter Egg Hunt

When: Saturday April 20, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Where: Carlisle Arena Baseball Diamond, 1496 Centre Road
 
Join the community for a free Easter Egg Hunt by the Optimist Club of Carlisle for ages 10 and under, starts at 11:00 am sharp. Everyone is welcome!

Sound Minds Band at the Waterdown Legion

When: Saturday April 27, 2019

Time: 8:00 pm

Where: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 551, 79 Hamilton Street North, Waterdown, ON
 
Enjoy entertainment by the Sound Minds Band, playing classic rock, dance, modern, upbeat and classic oldies- guaranteed to keep you on the dance floor all night long! No cover charge and everyone is welcome. Come early to get a seat!

Waterdown Rotary Paper Shredding Fundraiser

When: Saturday May 4, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: Waterdown Memorial Park, 266 Main St N, Waterdown
 
The Waterdown Rotary is holding a Paper Shredding Fundraiser on Saturday May 4 at Waterdown Memorial Park, in the parking lot - shredding done on site, $8 a Bankers Box. For free pick up, call Jeff Kleven 905 741 4881.

Eagles Nest Spring Tea Fundraiser

When: Saturday May 4, 2019

Time: 11:30 am

Where: Oakville Golf Club, 1154 Sixth Line, Oakville
 
Bring friends and family for high tea, live jazz and door prizes. A great Mother's Day gift or an afternoon out with your girlfriends! Guests will get an update on Drummond House, as well as hear some stories about how lives are being changed at the HOPE Centre.
Tickets are on sale now! $50 per person, $350 for a table of 8. For more information, please click here.

Neighbours of Borers Creek: Clean Up Event

When: Saturday May 11, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Where: Borers Creek Waterdown

Councillor Partridge is pleased to support the neighbours of Borers creek clean up event on Saturday May 11th, starting at 9:30 am. There will be gloves, bags and other supplies provided at two locations – the gravel entrance off of Riley Street to the Borers Creek path and at the bottom of Don Road off of McDonald Court . Long pants, boots, protective clothing recommended and carpooling/walking to either location is encouraged. Please contact Jane if you have any questions.

Annual Carlisle Festival

When: Saturday May 11, 2019

Time: 4:30 pm

Where: Carlisle Arena, 1496 Centre Road, Carlisle

Everyone is invited to the Carlisle United Church's annual festival on Saturday, May 11th, raising funds for Flamborough Food Bank, Ontario Gleaners, Wesley Centre “Case for Kids” and Carlisle United Church. Chicken BBQ dinner with vegetarian option. Ticket prices $18 in advance, $20 at the door. Kids' chicken dinner $9 in advance, $10 at the door. Tickets available soon. Silent Auction - donations are being accepted, call the church at 689-8630. Kids' Zone with games and Kids’ Silent Auction — this year with Popcorn machine, Snow cone machine and Cotton candy machine. Hot dog stand by the Carlisle Scouting Groups. Please call the church to get involved or learn more - 689-8630.

Flamborough Horticultural Society 80th Anniversary

When: Wednesday May 15, 2019

Time: Social time- 7:00 pm, Meeting- 7:30 pm

Where: St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 715 Centre Road, Waterdown

Join Councillor Partridge for the Flamborough Horticultural Society's 80th Anniversary on Wednesday May 15 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church. Founded in May 1939, the mission of the Flamborough Horticultural Society is to encourage interest and involvement in horticulture through civic improvement, preservation, exhibitions, the distribution of plant materials and regular instruction pertaining to the theory and practice of horticulture. Everyone is welcome! Call 905-689-6722 for more information.

Waterdown Farmers' Market Opening Day

When: Saturday May 25, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 551, 79 Hamilton Street North, Waterdown, ON
 
The Waterdown Village Farmers' Market is back on Saturday May 25 in the Waterdown Legion Parking lot - mark your calendar and join us!

2nd Annual RED Friday Celebration

When: Friday June 7, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Special Presentation at 5:00 pm

Where: Branch 551 Waterdown Royal Canadian Legion, 79 Hamilton St N, Waterdown

Please join Councillor Partridge on Friday June 7 for a special RED ("Remember Everyone Deployed") Friday event to celebrate and acknowledge our local first responders, military and veterans. Let's come together as a community to honour and thank them for everything they have done and continue to do for us. This event will be held in the front parking lot of the Waterdown Legion from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. with a special presentation at 5 p.m. For more information, please contact Robert Thomas rgthomas@cogeco.ca

Annual Duck Dash and Family Fun Day

When: Saturday June 15, 2019

Time: 10:30 am - 2:00 pm; Duck Dash - 11:00 am

Where: Courtcliffe Park, 159 Carlisle Rd, Carlisle

Mark your calendar for the Carlisle Optimists Annual Duck Dash and Family Fun Day fundraiser! Great Father's Day activities with free BBQ- live fish aquarium, fly tying crafts, fish painting, live raptors and more! Bring the family- come out and enjoy the fun!

Grace Anglican Church Open House

When: Saturday June 15, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Where: Grace Anglican Church, 157 Mill Street North, Waterdown

The community is invited to an open house at Grace Anglican Church, with bagpipes, treats, a bouncy castle, and the bishop just for a few highlights. Please call the church at 905-689-6715 for more information.

Rotary Food4Kids Brunch Fundraiser

When: Saturday July 13, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: Branch 551 Waterdown Royal Canadian Legion, 79 Hamilton St N, Waterdown

Come and enjoy a tasty brunch, prepared by community members and the volunteers of the Rotary Club of Waterdown in support of Food4Kids Hamilton-Halton and other Rotary projects on Saturday July 13, Saturday August 10, Saturday September 14 and Saturday October 12 inside the Legion. It is running in conjunction with the Waterdown Farmers' Market so come and have your breakfast to support this worthwhile event - cost is by donation. Then, feel free to walk outside and enjoy the market! For more information, please click here .
Councillor Judi Partridge | judi.partridge@hamilton.ca