Flamborough E-NEWS
November 2019
Welcome to the beautiful month of November and ENEWS. There are many updates to share with you this month, as well as some great events that everyone is invited to around the community. Please join me for my Annual Police Community Meeting on Thursday November 14, 6:30pm-8:00pm at Harry Howell Arena to hear updates from Hamilton Police Services on policing and community safety issues in Waterdown / Flamborough. The Waterdown Christmas Tree Lighting community event is coming up on Saturday November 23, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Waterdown Memorial Park, as well as the Flamborough Santa Claus Parade on Saturday November 30 - 6:30 pm sharp. See you there!
With warm regards, 

Councillor Judi Partridge
Flamborough Ward 15
(905)-546-2713
Community Events
Online Gift Auction Fundraiser

When: Live until Wednesday November 13, 2019

Calling all those in search of the perfect gift! Flamborough Connects' second annual Online Gift Auction began November 4th at 9:00am and is live until November 13th at 11:00pm. They have everything from cooking, beauty, housework, athletics, decorating and relaxing! All proceeds go to support the work Flamborough Connects does in the community such as the seniors rural community bus program, the holiday gift program, income tax program and more. To get to their online auction house, please click here.

Annual Holiday House Tour

When: Friday November 8, 2019 11:00am - 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 10:00am - 4:00 pm
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where: Waterdown, Burlington
 
Tour 3 fabulous homes transformed for the holidays by our talented teams of design professionals during the Junior League of Hamilton-Burlington 37th Annual Holiday House Tour. Kick off the season, be inspired and get great ideas for your own holiday decor! For more information and tickets visit www.holidayhousetour.ca or call 289.337.9526. Cash donations collected at the homes will help give a brighter Christmas to families in need. 

Village Theatre Waterdown: "The Unexpected Guest"

When: November 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 2019

Time: Evening Performances 8:00 pm; Matinees 2:00 pm

Where: Waterdown Memorial Hall, 317 Dundas Street, Waterdown
 
Village Theatre Waterdown presents their Fall production "the Unexpected Guest". Description: Lost in the fog, a stranger seeks refuge in a nearby house, only to find himself stumbling on to the scene of a murder. For tickets, call the Box Office at 905 690 7889. Tickets are also available for cash only at Pickwick Books, 325 Dundas St. E, Waterdown.

Family "Messy" Dinner and Fun Night

When: Friday November 8, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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

St. James United Church "Messy" Family Dinner and Fun night on Friday November 8, 6:00pm - 7:30pm in the Fellowship Hall - dinner and activities for parents and children. Call the church office for more details: 905 689 6223

Waterdown Annual Coat Drive

When: Saturday November 9, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: Woolcott Team Waterdown Office, 493 Dundas Street East
 
Keep someone warm this winter, and keep warm with a coffee on us! Help the Woolcott Team fill their big moving truck at the 5th Annual Coat Drive in support of the Good Shepherd Centre on Saturday November 9th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., where there will be coffee, hot chocolate and treats. They will be at their office in Waterdown accepting coats, hats, mitts and kitchen supplies - all items that The Good Shepherd Centre is looking for! If you're unable to make it but still want to donate, call their office at 905 689 9223 and they'll arrange a pick up.

Friends of Westfield Dinner Fundraiser

When: Saturday November 9, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Where: Rockton Fairgrounds, 812 Old Hwy 8, Rockton
 
The Friends of Westfield host this dinner at Rockton Fairgrounds to raise funds to support projects at Westfield Heritage Village. Door prizes, auction and great food. Tickets must be purchased in advance (not available on-line).For tickets or more information call 519-465-7210 or 905-648-3691, or click here.

"In the Zone" Climate Change Business Workshop

When: Monday November 11 and Monday November 25, 2019

Time: Employee Engagement: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Property Management: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Where:  Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON

Conservation Halton, in partnership with the Carolinian Canada Coalition, are hosting workshops to engage businesses, employees, property managers, developers and landscapers within the Hamilton/Halton region about getting involved in climate change action in the Carolinian Zone. Empower your employees and local community to grow native plants at work and home. Get connected to experts and corporate Landowner Leaders growing healthy habitat. Become one of the first workplaces to launch Canada’s Biggest Wildlife Garden. For more information, please contact emallon@hrca.on.ca.

Remembrance Day Service at Waterdown Legion

When : Monday November 11, 2019

Time: 10:45 am - 11:30 am

Where: Waterdown Royal Canadian Legion Branch 551, 79 Hamilton Street North, Waterdown
 
Please join Councillor Partridge for a Remembrance Day service at the Waterdown Legion on Monday November 11, starting at 10:45 am. This is an opportunity for members of our community to come out and remember the men and women have served for our great country, Canada. We remember all who have served, are presently serving and especially those who gave their lives so that we can enjoy our freedom. Everyone is encouraged to wear a poppy, and stay for refreshments after the service. For more information, please contact the Waterdown Legion.
 
New Horizons for Seniors: Music Therapy

When : Thursday November 14, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: Beverly Hills Estates at 1294 Concession 8 W, Puslinch

Join us on to learn about music therapy, the mind and meaningful connections with Annilee Baron, credential music therapist! Annilee empowers people to reach their full potential and connect more deeply to themselves and others through music. To register call 905-689-7880 or email admin@flamboroughconnects.ca.To learn more, please click here.
 
Councillor Partridge's Annual Community Police Meeting

When : Thursday November 14, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: Harry Howell Arena, 27 Hwy 5 West, Flamborough

Please join Councillor Partridge on Thursday November 14, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at Harry Howell Arena (main floor community room) to hear updates from Hamilton Police Services on policing and community safety issues in Waterdown/Flamborough. For more information, please contact her office at 905 546 2713 or Judi.Partridge@hamilton.ca
 
Stuffed. Perogy Dinner

When : Friday November 15, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Where: Royal Canadian Legion Branch #36 Dundas, 280 King Street West, Dundas
 
Stuffed. Handcrafted Perogies will be hosting Monthly Dinners in the Upstairs Dining Room at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #36 in Dundas. Everyone Welcome! Cost: $15.00 per meal (includes HST), eat-in or take-out options, frozen prepared foods will also be available for sale, wheelchair accessible, cash or Interac/Debit Payments Accepted (No Credit Cards). The next one would be on Friday, December 20th. To learn more, please click here

Flamborough Seniors Centre Arts & Crafts Show

When : Saturday November 16, 2019

Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Where: 163 Dundas St. E. Waterdown (within the Library)
 
This show is a fundraiser for the Flamborough Seniors Centre. An exhibition and sale of work by the Westover Artists, also the very talented ladies that knit, crochet and sew, plus other crafts. There will be a “Bake Table” with homemade delights all provided by our members. For more information, please click here
 
"Christmas in the Country" Bazaar

When : Saturday November 16, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where: Carlisle United Church, 1432 Centre Road, Carlisle

This is a traditional Bazaar with items made by the ladies in the Carlisle UCW group. There will be Pies, Christmas Cakes & Puddings, Cabbage Rolls, Quiche, Pickles & Relishes, Tasty Jams & Jellies, Tarts, Cookies, etc. The Craft room has a variety of Knit, Crochet & sewn Gift, Personal & Household items. Other popular attractions are The Penny Sale and Silent Auction. This year we have been given a collection of vintage Sarah Coventry Jewelry to sell at our Bazaar. For more info please contact judy.parkin@sympatico.ca; 905-689-8867
 
Waterdown Blood Drive

When : Monday November 18, 2019

Time: 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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

Give the gift of life and Build Community Together ~ Blood Donor Clinic at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish- new donors and walk ins welcome. All blood types are needed, and the entire process from start to finish takes approximately one hour. To book a time and learn more, please click here .
 
St. James United Church Seniors Lunch

When: Tuesday November 19, 2019

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Where: St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr, Waterdown
 
St James United Church hosting Seniors lunch and program on Tuesday November 19, at 11:30am-1:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. Call the church office for details and to reserve your spot - 905 689 6223
 
Flamborough Horticultural Society Meeting

When: Wednesday November 20, 2019

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

Where: St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 715 Centre Road, Waterdown
 
David Hobson will take us on a colourful trip to 'The Amazing Chelsea Flower Show'. Guests welcome. Call 905-689-6722 for information.

Waterdown Christmas Tree Lighting

When: Saturday November 23, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Where: Waterdown Memorial Park, 266 Main Street North, Waterdown
 
Join us once again as we light the trees in Memorial Park to signal the beginning of the holiday season. Free wagon rides, entertainment, family activities, hot dog BBQ and yummy treats (while supplies last). And, of course, a visit from jolly old St. Nick! For more information, please click here.

Free Workshop: "Parenting in a Digital World"

When: Tuesday November 26, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: HOPE Centre, 606 Dundas Street East, Waterdown

Eagles Nest Waterdown is hosting a free workshop, "Parenting in a Digital World", covering the topics of Social Media, Cyber Bullying, Device Addiction, Internet Safety, Screen Time Guidelines. Seating is limited, so please RSVP by phone 905-689-8721 email programs@eaglesnestwaterdown.ca or register online at: www.eaglesnestwaterdown.ca

Jersey Nights Show at Carmen's

When: Wednesday November 27, 2019

Time: Pick up at Memorial Park 10:40 am or Harry Howell Arena 11:05 am

If there are any Flamborough residents interested in the Jersey Nights show on Wednesday November 27, 11:30 am at Carmen's Banquet & Convention Centre, Flamborough Connects are selling tickets that include transportation to and from the show. Jersey Nights is a Tribute performance to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. The tickets are $74.00 which includes admission, transportation, and a buffet lunch. To learn more, please contact Flamborough Connects

CP Holiday Train in Hamilton

When: Thursday November 28, 2019

Time: 7:45 pm - 8:40 pm

Where: South Side of Gage Park, 1000 Main Street East, Hamilton
 
The CP Holiday Train is back for another wonderful year at Gage Park. This FREE event features performances by Alan Doyle (formally of Great Big Sea) and Beautiful Band. Once the CP Holiday Train has come to a safe stop, one of the rail cars opens up to a stage where the live concert will be taking place. This family friendly event is open to Hamiltonians of all ages. Donations of non-perishable food and cash will be gratefully accepted in support Hamilton Food Share. Train will be arriving to the south side of Gage Park, along Lawrence Road.

"Christmas in the Air" Bazaar

When: Saturday November 30, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where: Marian Hall, 79 Freelton Road, Freelton
 
“Christmas in the Air” Bazaar on Saturday, November 30th from 9 am to 2 pm at Marian Hall in Freelton (beside Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church). Many Local Artisans with handmade crafts and services. Stuffed. is also hosting the Lunch Café and serving up our famous Handcrafted Perogies and Cabbage Rolls. You can purchase them hot and ready-to-eat, or frozen to take home for your Christmas Dinner. For more information or to Pre-Order Product, please e-mail stuffed@TeamPerogy.ca . Free Admission and Parking – Everyone Welcome! Donations for the Flamborough Food Bank will graciously be accepted throughout the event. 

Artisan & Vendor Sale

When: Saturday November 30, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: Carlisle United Church, 1432 Centre Rd, Carlisle
 
Join the community for “The Artisan & Vendor Sale” at Carlisle United Church on Saturday, November 30 from 10am to 3pm, featuring a wide variety of Artisans , Artists & Vendors. This year there will be Woodworking , Jewelry , Quilting , Stained Glass , Soap, Canning, Fiber Arts, Lavender Products and much more. For more information, please contact judy.parkin@sympatico.ca; 905-689-8867

Waterdown Village Made for You Market

When: Saturday November 30, 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where: Waterdown Memorial Hall, 317 Dundas Street East
 
Power up your holiday shopping with a visit to the 2nd Annual Waterdown Village Made for You Market where you’ll find one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted gifts and holiday items. This market will feature local artisans and crafts people displaying unique, small batch items. The Made for You Market kicks off Waterdown Village’s ‘4 Holiday Saturdays’ – a celebration of the countdown to Christmas featuring special events and happenings at businesses throughout the Village. For details, please contact the Waterdown BIA.

Flamborough Santa Claus Parade

When: Saturday November 30, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm

Where: Waterdown - Click here to view the parade route
 
Come see Waterdown Village all lit up for the arrival of Santa. The annual nighttime Flamborough Santa Claus Parade is a much-loved community event perfect for kids of all ages. Fun, festive and full of spectacular light. Judges will be looking for best float based on music, lighting, presentation, imagination and that WOW factor while embracing this year's theme. For more information, please click here.

Eagles Nest Christmas Bake Sale

When: Monday December 2, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm & 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: HOPE Centre, 606 Dundas Street East, Waterdown

Need some goodies for your Christmas gatherings? We can help! Purchase homemade cookies and squares to support the programs of Eagles Nest. During the bake sale you can tour the HOPE Centre, meet staff, learn more about our accessible services and support programs and enjoy a hot chocolate bar. Cookie/Square Assorted 12pk: $12. Special Offer: pre-order your goodies by November 25 and receive $3 off per dozen and 2 raffle tickets to win a Christmas gift basket. To pre-order or learn more, please click here .

Millgrove Breakfast with Santa

When: Saturday December 7, 2019

Time: 9:30 am

Where: Millgrove Community Centre, 855 Millgrove Side Road

Join the community for a Breakfast with Santa on Saturday December 7 at Millgrove Community Centre hosted by the Kin Club of Flamborough (and District). Doors open at 9:00am, breakfast served (buffet style) at 9:30am. Donations of a non-perishable food item would be greatly appreciated! Spots are limited, for information and to reserve your family’s spot. Please RSVP by December 4 to : flamboroughkinclub@hotmail.com
Councillor Judi Partridge | judi.partridge@hamilton.ca