Flamborough E-NEWS
September 2019
Welcome to the September edition of ENEWS. Good luck to all students this September - best wishes for a wonderful start to the new academic year. On Monday September 23, a new Live, Work, Play residential, healthcare and seniors housing development proposed for the Clappison Power Centre will be presented at the Hamilton Technology Centre on Innovation Drive. For details and further updates for the Flamborough community, p lease click on the links below.

The annual Flamborough Chili Fest is back this month on Tuesday September 24th from 4-8pm at the Waterdown Legion. Please join me for delicious chili, raffle prizes, silent auction and more in support of the Flamborough Women's Resource Centre. Get your tickets at the Waterdown Farmers' Market on Saturday September 14 - see you there!
With warm regards, 

Councillor Judi Partridge
Flamborough Ward 15
(905)-546-2713
Community Events
Waterdown Farmers' Market

When: Saturdays, rain or shine!

Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 551, 79 Hamilton Street North, Waterdown
 
The Waterdown Farmers' Market is back on Saturday mornings 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.

The Flamborough Women's Resource Centre (FWRC) will be selling Chili Fest tickets at the Waterdown Farmers' Market on Saturday September 14 with Councillor Partridge.

Hamilton Planning Staff will be at the Waterdown Farmers' Market on Saturday October 5th to get feedback from residents on the Waterdown Community Node Secondary Plan Study, which will also be presented at a Public Consultation meeting on Thursday October 10th. Details for the meeting are included in the headline link " Waterdown Public Consultation Meeting - Growth, Transportation & Heritage"

Flamborough-Dundas Hockey Tournament

When: Thursday September 5 - Sunday September 8, 2019

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

Join Councillor Partridge for the Flamborough Fall Early Bird Classic 2019-2020. Please click here to visit their website for full schedule details.

Millgrove United Church Community Corn Boil

When: Friday September 13, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Where: Millgrove United Church, 370 Concession 5 West

Come and meet your friends and neighbours at the Millgrove United Church Community Corn Boil with hot dogs and fresh corn - all free. Friday September 13 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. Please contact Millgrove United Church for more information.

Rotary Food4Kids Brunch Fundraiser

When: Saturday September 14, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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

Bring the family 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 September 14 inside the Legion. This family event is running in conjunction with the Waterdown Farmers' Market so come and have your breakfast to support this worthwhile event - cost is by donation. For more information, please contact mcollette@cogeco.ca

Sound Minds Band at Waterdown Legion

When: Saturday September 14, 2019

Time: 8:00 pm

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

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 Terry Fox Run

When: Sunday September 15, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: Waterdown Memorial Park, 266 Main Street North, Waterdown
 
Join the Annual Terry Fox Run in Waterdown. The Terry Fox Run is an annual non-competitive charity event held in numerous regions around the world in commemoration of Canadian cancer activist Terry Fox, and his Marathon of Hope, and to raise money for cancer research. Waterdown’s Terry Fox Run starts at Memorial Park, with registration at 8:00 am. One Start: 9:00 am. Parking is available. Bottled water and snacks will be provided. Bicycle, Stroller, Rollerblade, and Wheelchair accessible. Dogs must be on-leash. Route distance is 5 km. For more information, please click here .

Telling Tales: 11th Annual Family Festival

When: September 15, 21, 22, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where: Westfield Heritage Village, 1049 Kirkwall Rd, Rockton
 
Designated one of the province’s “Top 100” by Festivals and Events Ontario, this is a free event celebrating Canada’s leading children’s writers and illustrators. Meet authors, artists and musicians. Take part in the popular Book Swap and Shop. Free parking at Rockton Fairgrounds with complimentary shuttle service to Westfield. (There is no public parking at Westfield.) For more information visit  www.tellingtales.org .

Open House for Animal Adoptions of Flamborough

When: Sunday September 15, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Where: 1269 Centre Road, Waterdown
 
Please join Councillor Partridge for an open house at Animal Adoptions of Flamborough's new location on Centre Road. and check out the new shelter, chat with volunteers and meet their cats and kittens ready for their forever homes. For more information please contact Animal Adoptions of Flamborough .

Seniors Luncheon at St. James United Church

When: Tuesday September 17, 2019

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Where: St James United Church 306 Parkside Dr Waterdown

Everyone is invited to a Seniors Luncheon and Program at St. James United Church on Parkside Drive on Tuesday September 17th, 11:30am - 1:00 pm. $5/person, please reserve seating by Friday September 13 at 905 689 6223 or stjames@stjameswaterdown.ca

100+ Women Who Care Flamborough/Waterdown Program Meeting

When: Wednesday September 18, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: 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. For more information, please click here

Flamborough Horticultural Society Meeting

When: Wednesday September 18, 2019

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

Where: St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 715 Centre Road, Waterdown
 
Dan Cooper will take us along on a voyage with his talk on Exotic Tropical Flowers of Southeast Asia. Guests welcome. Call 905-689-6722 for information.

Lunch and Listen in Waterdown - Street Music Series

When: Thursday September 19, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Where: 35 Main Street North, Waterdown

Enjoy country folk musings of singer songwriter  Emma Elena Grace at the final "Lunch & Listen" event on Thursday September 19, while relaxing on the nearby patios of Jitterbug Cafe or Kamoosh Bistro, or take your Tea at the White House lunch outside . For more information, please contact the Waterdown BIA

Annual Fall Plant Sale

When: Saturday September 21, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: Waterdown Farmers' Market - Royal Canadian Legion Branch 551, 79 Hamilton Street North, Waterdown
 
The Flamborough Horticultural Society (FHS) is holding their Annual Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 21st, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Waterdown Legion parking lot off Hamilton Street. FHS is joining the Waterdown Farmer's Market with Perennials in 1 gallon pots, donated by member and a local nursery. Cash only.

Waterdown Fall Creative Market

When: Saturday September 21, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Where: Waterdown Core ~ Franklin Street
 
A very Special 1-day only event in the heart of Waterdown (Franklin Street)… a cozy outdoor boutique selection of the finest local handcrafted creative arts, foods, textiles, jewelry, soaps, and so much more. Enjoy some live acoustic music, some local catered food (no food trucks), and the best handmade shopping experience in the Waterdown area this year. Over 24 different local fine artists/vendors! All money collected goes directly to the artists, event costs and marketing, the goal is simply to promote our fine local artists, small studios and businesses, and to grow our amazing arts community.

Millgrove United Church Roast Beef Dinner

When: Saturday September 21, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm

Where: Millgrove United Church, 370 Concession 5 West

Come and meet your friends and neighbours at the Millgrove United Church Roast Beef Dinner with mashed potatoes & gravy and all the fixings, with tea, coffee and a variety of pies. Includes great draw prizes. Adults $20, Children 8 years and under are free. For tickets/takeout options, call Shirley at Friday September 13 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. Please contact Millgrove United Church for more information 905-689-8617

Song of the Grand - Roast Beef Dinner and Musical

When: Sunday September 22, 2019

Time: Dinner 5:30 pm, Performance 7:00 pm

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

To honour the 75th anniversary of D-Day, St. James United Church proudly presents Song of The Grand, a WWII musical love story set on the banks of the Grand River and the battlefields of Europe ( a Sound Stage Niagara Production ) together with a Roast Beef Dinner and cash bar (wine and beer). Dinner & Performance $30; Performance only $15. Limited seating, reserve early- please call 905-689-6223 or email stjames@stjameswaterdown.ca for tickets.

Flamborough Chili Fest 2019

When: Tuesday September 24, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 551, 79 Hamilton Street North, Waterdown, ON

The annual Flamborough Chili Fest is back! Bring the family for this popular fundraising event where local restaurants serve amazing varieties of chili for everyone to taste and vote for best tasting, best decorated etc. It also includes raffle prizes, silent auction, live entertainment, children's activities and much more. Chili Fest is a major fundraiser for the Flamborough Women's Resource Centre- all proceeds go directly to supporting programs for women and their families dealing with family crisis. For more information on where to buy tickets, please click here.  

Cipher-Decipher Exhibition at Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

When: Open Daily

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Where: Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, 9280 Airport Rd, Mount Hope, ON

This exciting interactive 3D exhibition, Cipher-Decipher, will be on display at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Mount Hope from now until September 29, from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily. This exhibition is for all ages to enjoy, and explores the past and present of communications cryptology - what it is, how it works and how it affects our lives. See an authentic Enigma cipher machine or try your hand at logic puzzles and games to see if you have what it takes to work in the field of cryptology! A puzzle module allows visitors to see if they possess the skills necessary for working in the field of cryptology. Please click here to learn more.

Councillor Judi Partridge | judi.partridge@hamilton.ca