Flamborough E-NEWS
October 2019
Welcome to the beautiful month of October 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 the Waterdown Public Consultation Meeting happening Thursday October 10th, 6-8pm at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish Hall to get your important feedback on three studies that staff are conducting in Waterdown. Details in the link below.

From the Partridge family to yours, have a happy Thanksgiving!
With warm regards, 

Councillor Judi Partridge
Flamborough Ward 15
Community Events
International Perogy Day Dinner by Stuffed.

When: Tuesday October 8, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Where: Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 616 Dundas Street East, Waterdown

Please join the community for International Perogy Day on Tuesday, October 8th with delicious Hand Crafted perogies by local perogy entrepreneur sensation “stuffed.” at Bethel Christian Reformed Church at 616 Dundas Street East in Waterdown (off Hwy #5 at Kerns Road), from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Eat-in or Take-Out meals available - dinner menu to be posted on their Facebook event. See you there!

Waterdown Public Consultation Meeting

When: Thursday October 10, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Staff will be introducing three key initiatives and studies for Waterdown at a Public Consultation Meeting on Thursday October 10, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish Hall to get important community feedback. The meeting will include presentations to introduce the studies, as well as workshops. Materials and presentations will be posted online after the meeting. For more information, please click here.

Waterdown Scarecrow Walk

When: Friday October 11- Thursday October 31, 2019

Where: Waterdown Core

Fun family walk through the Village- scarecrow invasion returns! Walk the streets of the core to spot scarecrows decorated and displayed by local Village businesses. A fun way to spend a fall day or evening to see if you can spot them all - great fun for kids and families! Watch for details of special prizes tied to the hunt! For more information, please click here

Family "Messy" Dinner and Fun Night

When: Friday October 11, 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 October 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm in the Fellowship Hall - dinner and activities for parents and children. Theme: Messy Harvest- Parable of the Wheat and Weeds. Call the church office for more details: 905 689 6223

Waterdown Farmers' Market

When: Last Day of 2019 Season - October 12, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 551, 79 Hamilton Street North, Waterdown
Visit the last Saturday morning of the Waterdown Farmers' Market on Saturday October 12 from 8am-1pm in the Waterdown Legion Parking lot. Enjoy a wide variety of farm vendors representing a mix of organic and conventional practices, as well as delicious on-site prepared food and beverage vendors, live music, kids’ activities and free parking.

Thanksgiving at Westfield Heritage Village

When: Sunday October 13 & Monday October 14, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Where: Westfield Heritage Village, 1049 Kirkwall Rd, Rockton
Come and taste a little history! Warm, soft, crusty – bread is the theme of this day. Learn how different types of breads are made in hearths, woodstoves and the bake oven. Samples will be available! For more information, please click here

St. James United Church Seniors Lunch

When: Tuesday October 15, 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 October 15, at 11:30am-1:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. Call the church office to learn more or reserve your spot by October 11 - 905 689 6223

Flamborough Horticultural Society Meeting

When: Wednesday October 16, 2019

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

Where: St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 715 Centre Road, Waterdown
Kat McGill will having us thinking 'Out of the Box' when making our planter choices. Guests welcome. Call 905-689-6722 for information.

Waterdown Handmade Market & Autumn Craft Show

When: Saturday October 19, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where: Harry Howell Arena, 27 Hwy 5 West, Flamborough
Please join the community for a FREE Waterdown Handmade Market & Autumn Craft Show in support of the music program at Guy Brown School. The craft show takes place on Saturday, October 19 from 9 AM until 2 PM at Harry Howell Arena featuring 70 artists and crafters, food trucks and a raffle. For more information, please contact guybbrown.pstac@gmail.com

29th Annual Flamborough Book Fair

When: Saturday October 19, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Where: St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Drive, Waterdown
Everyone is invited to the FREE 29th Annual Book Fair, where the Flamborough Heritage Society will be welcoming local authors, heritage groups and vendors. Lunch may be purchased, featuring excellent homemade sandwiches and pies. Gluten Free options will be available. Coffee, tea and baked goods will be available throughout the day. This year we are hosting a family friendly historical scavenger hunt with prizes, our Back in Time History Quest. Clues will be available online at flamboroughhistory.com from October 5 or stop in at the Flamborough Archives in the Waterdown Library for the clue sheet. For more information, please contact society@FlamboroughHistory.com

Craft & Fabric Sale at Carlisle United Church

When: Saturday October 19, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: Carlisle United Church, 1432 Centre Rd, Carlisle
“CLEAN OUT OUR CUPBOARD” Sale on Saturday October 19 from 10am to 3pm. at Carlisle United Church. Fabric will be sold for $2 per pound. The fabrics range from knits to fake fur, with lots of variety in between. Trim and lace will cost 25 cents a yard. Craft items will be packaged and low priced. Doll parts, plastic canvas, needlepoint yarn, Styrofoam shapes, yarns for fiber crafts, beads and much, much more. Christmas decorations will also be available. Please come to shop and bring all your friends and relatives. Please contact Carlisle United Church for more information.

Waterdown Legion Honours & Awards Lunch and Ladies Auxiliary 63rd Birthday

When: Saturday October 19, 2019

Time: 11:30 am

Where: Waterdown Legion
Everyone is welcome to the Waterdown Legion Honours & Awards Lunch and Ladies Auxiliary 63rd Birthday on Saturday October 19th - all Veterans and their guests dinners are complimentary. Tickets are available at the bar. For more information and for other events happening at the Waterdown Legion, please click here

"Fright Night" at Mountsberg Conservation Area

When: Saturday October 19, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Where: Mountsberg Conservation Area, 2259 Milburough Line, Campbellville
Prepare for a night to remember at Mountsberg on Saturday, October 19 from 6pm-9pm with a hair-raising walk through the haunted barn, spine-chilling special guests, a shudder-inducing encounter with our very own snakes and owls and spooky woodland wagon ride. Get your fill of halloween treats as you trick or treat around the park and roast a s’more over the open fire. We’re dying to see you there! Pre register for our early bird rate or pay at the gate! Halton Parks members recieve a 15% discount on admission. For more information, please click here

"Fall into Christmas" Bazaar

When: Saturday October 26, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where: Beverly Hills Estates Community Hall, 1294 Concession 8 West, Flamborough

Great opportunity to start your Christmas shopping & support local charities and service clubs. Featuring local artisans & crafters, vendors, bake table, hot lunch, lots of prizes on the huge raffle table! Organized by the residents of Beverly Hills Estates. For more info or to be a vendor please call 905 518 1622

Waterdown Treat and Pet Walk

When: Saturday October 26, 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: Waterdown Core

Bring your kids (both the two-legged and four-legged kind) down to the Village where we’ll have trick-or-treating, entertainment and so much more at local participating businesses. There will be entertainment, photo ops, family activities, raffle prizes for best dressed pets and free treat tote bags for the first 200 guests. For more information, please click here

Millgrove United Church Fall Bazaar

When: Saturday November 2, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: Millgrove Community Centre, 855 Millgrove Side Road

Join the community for Millgrove Church's Fall Bazaar and check out their attic treasure table, deli, crafts, baked goods, puzzles, games, books, produce tables and Flamborough Animal Adoptions. For more information, please contact Millgrove United Church

St. James United Church November Bazaar

When: Saturday November 2, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Where: St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Drive

Visit St. James United Church Waterdown on Saturday, November 2nd for the Loaves & Wishes Bazaar. Visit the Bake Shoppe for home baked goodies and pick up some meat pies, pickles & preserves at The Deli. Do some early Christmas shopping or fulfill all your wishes in Artisans Alley, featuring unique hand crafted jewellery & pottery, wood turned bowls, pastel & botanical paintings, hand made journals, quilted & knitted gifts, children’s books, and a line of accessible and adaptive clothing for people with mobility challenges. See you there! For more information, please call 905-689-6223

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.

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
Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

When: Saturday November 23, 2019

Time: 2:00 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.

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.

Falls Prevention Programs for Seniors

When: October - December 2019

Where: Various Locations around Hamilton
The Victorian Order of Nurses Canada (VON) is hosting a free, 12-week program for seniors to educate on falls risk factors and prevention strategies. The program includes 2 sessions per week including education and exercise. Participants will learn about their personal fall risk factors and solutions to reduce their risk. Participants will work through exercises to improve strength, balance and coordination. All programs are coordinated by VON and instructed by Lifemark Seniors Wellness.
Registration closes October 11, 2019 for fall session. Contact the VON to register and for details at 905-529-0700 ext. 2282 or Emily.atkinson@von.ca

Councillor Judi Partridge | judi.partridge@hamilton.ca