Community Events

Community Events

Date Event Description Time / Location
9/111/30

The Alzheimer Society of Huron County's annual fundraiser "Coffee Break"

The Alzheimer Society of Huron County's annual fundraiser "Coffee Break"

Coffee Break kicks off in September, and is hosted by many establishments all over Huron County; such as offices, churches & community groups. Coffee Break participants are simply asked to make a donation in exchange for a cup of coffee. With our Coffee Break fundraiser, the Alzheimer Society of Huron County is able to continue running support services and programs for people living in Huron County with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

For a list of Coffee Breaks in your area check out our website at http://www.alzheimer.ca/huroncounty 

INFO see website, see website
10/42/1

Fight for Sight Dodgeball Invitational Tournament

POSTPONED UNTIL FEBRUARY 2015

A Dodgeball Canada fundraiser to support Canadian Council for the Blind. This co-ed dodgeball tournament is comprised of teams with 6 to 10 participants in three divisions - to suit all levels of skill and age. Funds raised to to support CCB research and future initiatives.

For more info and to register a team please visit www.sport-travel.com/dodgeball-canada

Sponsored in part by Today's Country BX93

INFO 9:00 am, Saunders Secondary School
11/1212/21

ANIMAL OUTREACH CAT RESCUE NOV & DEC ADOPTION DAYS

Saturday, November 15
- Highbury and Huron Pet Valu

Sunday, November 16
- Global Pet Foods, Southdale & Colonel Talbot

Saturday, November 22
- Parish Hall, Windermere on the Mount.
Enter from Windermere & follow the arrows.
Up to 20 cages with lots of kittens & some cats.

Saturday, November 29 
- Byron PetValu.

Saturday, December 6
– Parish Hall, Windermere on the Mount.
Enter from Windermere & follow the arrows.
Up to 20 cages with lots of kittens & some cats.

-Global Pet Foods, Wellington & Commissioners

Sunday, December 7   10AM- -3PM
PET PICTURES WITH SANTA 
PET VALU – BYRON

Saturday, December 13

- Sherwood Forest Mall Pet Valu.

Saturday, December 20
– Huron & Highbury Pet Valu

-Global Pet Foods, Southdale & Colonel Talbot


Kittens are $75 & cats (over 1 yr) are $50.
Spayed/neutered & rabies shot. Treated for fleas & worms.

If you are unable to adopt, please consider a donation (food/litter/cash) to help out the fosters. 100% of donations go back to the welfare of the animals. Lots of kittens right now so kitten food is a high priority & greatly appreciated.

To check out the adoptees, please go to our website http://www.animaloutreach.ca/ & go to petfinders. There are over 100 kittens/cats available. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK!!

Not sure about adopting-we also need FOSTERS. Contact Sandy at 519-858-8483.

INFO 12 noon - 3PM, see description
11/1711/23

Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week

Bullying Awareness & Prevention Week is supported by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation and has now been adopted in many countries beyond Canada.

It’s an opportunity for people at the grassroots level in communities around the world to get involved in this issue, not by waiting for “someone else” to do something, but rather for us to work together on preventing bullying in our schools and communities through education and awareness.

TAKE THE PLEDGE

http://ctvnewslondon.ca/ThePledgeToEndBullying/london/

INFO ., .
11/2012/21

A Holiday Tradition: Christmas With Amabile Choirs!

A Holiday Tradition: Christmas With Amabile Choirs! Nothing gets you in the Spirit of the Season faster than a choir singing carols… and Amabile Choirs delivers Holiday events that are sure to fit into your schedule.

Amabile Da Capo Choir & Junior Amabile Singers present Storytellers Saturday, December 6, 2014, 6:00 pm New St. James Presbyterian Church, London Tickets $20 adults and $15 students available at 519-641-6795 and at the door. Bring the family to get the season started with music! Nothing gets you in the Spirit of the Season faster than a choir singing carols… and Amabile Choirs delivers Holiday events that are sure to fit into your schedule.

Amabile Boys & Men’s Choirs present Boys & Brass: A Christmas Celebration With special guests: Brassroots Saturday, December 13, 2014, 2:30 pm & 6:00 pm First-St. Andrew’s United Church, London Tickets $20 adults and $15 students available at 519-641-6795 and at the door. Bring the family to get the season started with music! Nothing gets you in the Spirit of the Season faster than a choir singing carols… and Amabile Choirs delivers Holiday events that are sure to fit into your schedule.

Amabile Youth Singers & Prima: Amabile Women’s Choir Presents Deo Gracias Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:30 pm First-St. Andrew’s United Church, London Tickets $20 adults and $15 students available at 519-641-6795 and at the door. Bring the family to get the season started with music! 

INFO see description, see description
11/23

Project Play

Website: http://projectplay.ca/
Twitter: @ProjectPlayLDN

Tickets: $10

Project Play is an award-winning charity that hosts a one day gaming event, bringing together gamers of all stripes to raise funds to support community organizations in the London area. Fans of video games, board games, card games, anime, cosplay, live-action role playing, and more come together for a day of fun and community building, with all money raised giving children the chance to experience play for themselves. Family friendly, we welcome all ages to join in on a day of fun and games! Hangout with some of the Gaming companies in town, visit cool vendors, participate in our Cosplay event and much more! 100% of ticket sales go towards helping the organizations. 

INFO 10am-5pm, Western Fair District Located in the Carousel Room and Yuk Yuks!
11/23

3rd Annual Frosty's Stop & Shop

3rd Annual Frosty's Stop & Shop Delaware Legion 11577 Longwoods Rd. Delaware November 23rd, 2014 1pm - 4pm VENDORS INCLUDED: - Pampered Chef - Thirty-One -Arbonne - JV Creations - Br-Eva Fashions - Scentsy - Sunset Gourmet - South Hill Design - Shebella - Let's Sugarcoat it Candy, Crafts & More Shopping made easy! Why waste fuel and brave the cold, when you can do your shopping indoors? Variety of Vendors to please everyone on your shopping list, or treat yourself! I know I will! - Raffle Draw - Variety of Vendors - Relaxed shopping environment All proceeds from tables and raffles go towards the Delaware Royal Canadian Legion.

INFO 1pm - 4pm, Delaware Legion 11577 Longwoods Rd. Delaware
11/23

London Lightning vs. Windsor Express

INFO 2:00 pm, Budweiser Gardens
11/2511/27

Oxford County Pollination Awareness Week

Oxford County Pollination Awareness Week The danger of neonicotinoids and the decline of pollinators remain among the hottest topics in this area. As a follow-up to last June's Decline of the Honeybee event, the Ingersoll District Nature Club will be promoting Oxford Pollination Awareness Week, November 25-27, to raise awareness of the importance of pollinators to our community and the danger that neonicotinoids present The Club is currently organizing this event as an educational and community engagement opportunity, bringing in experts George Scott of the Niagara Beeway and Patty Moss of the Niagara Park Butterfly Conservatory to lead educational sessions and town halls.

The Town Halls will be held at:
The Unifor Hall at 126 Beale Street in Woodstock on November 25 at 7 pm
The Unifor Hall at 364 Victoria Street in Ingersoll on November 26 at 7 pm

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about a dangerous situation facing our environment. For further developments and information about the Oxford Pollination Awareness Week, watch the Ingersoll District Nature Club website (http://ingersollnatureclub.com/) and contact Rick at 519-532-8307 or email compassevents2014@gmail.com

INFO see description, see description
11/25

Community Partnership Gala

London Employment Help Centre is hosting a Community Partnership Gala, a fundraiser to celebrate our 30 year milestone on Tuesday November 25, 2014 (6pm-9pm) at the Highland Country Club. This fundraising event is a collaborative opportunity with a purpose. This year we will recognize London community partners and businesses who have partnered with us to engage in our ongoing commitment of assisting unemployed and disadvantaged individuals in our community and contributing to our community economic development. With your help we continue to support the "grassroots" needs of individuals in transition to good jobs within our community. Your support will add meaningful value that benefits people’s lives. All proceeds assist our clients’ with basic needs and transportation costs while looking for work. With your help, we can do even more!

INFO 6pm-9pm, Highland Country Club
11/2612/6

Festival of Trees, presented by the Ontario Lung Association

FREE ADMISSION

Visit the unique, beautifully decorated tree displays, and support the Lung Association by purchasing raffle tickets ($10 each or 3 for $20) and place the tickets in the gift box adjacent to the item/tree you wish to win. Raffle participants can win fully decorated trees and wreaths as well as a number of items donated by local businesses. Volunteer elves will be on-site all day, every day to help you with your raffle ticket purchases.

Other activities include:

“Santa’s Secret Shoppe,” “Breakfast with Santa, “Photos with Santa,” and “Soupendous Lunch”

Web link for more information: http://www.on.lung.ca/festivaloftreeslondon

INFO ., Covent Garden Market, upper level London, ON
11/27

PASSION by Art for AIDS International

Art for AIDS International invites you to join our celebration of a new collection of artwork from Canada, Mozambique, and South Africa.  Our goal is to educate about HIV and AIDS and other social justice issues through art.  We appreciate your support.

 

INFO 5-9pm, 2nd floor gallery at One London Place (255 Queens Avenue Suite 250)
11/27

London Lightning vs. Moncton Miracles

INFO 7:00 pm, Budweiser Gardens
11/29

Hyde Park Santa Claus Parade

Hyde Park Santa Claus Parade, Sat. Nov 29th. Starts 10:00am Sherwood Forest Mall, heads west down Gainsborough Road and ends just past Hyde Park road. Lots of entertainment and fun for all ages. Food Collection and Boot Drive. Visit www.hydeparkparade.com

INFO Starts 10:00am, see description
11/29

Canadian Cancer Society Heroes for Hope Hockey Game

Join us for the good ole' hockey game: Canadian Cancer Society Heroes for Hope Hockey Game November 29, 2014 Timken arena Game starts at 6 pm St. Thomas Police Service and Fire Deparment face off in a fun game! Admission by donation and silent auction on site. Funds raised support Society funded prostate cancer research. 

INFO Game starts at 6 pm, Timken arena
11/29

Canadian Latin American Association presents the Stop Bullying Forum

INFO 1pm – 4pm, Goodwill Industries Building – 255 Horton St. East – 3rd Floor
11/29

The Christmas Cafe

The Christmas Cafe, features Christmas concert with Laurie Marks Vincent & "Infinitely More".

Market place for unique gift items, silent auction, door prizes. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Salvation Army. Funds raised for Families in Crisis, Crisis Pregnancy.

Tickets & More information at www.lifequestcanada.org

INFO 6PM, 254 Adelaide St. South
12/412/7

35th Annual London Christmas Craft Festival

35th Annual London Christmas Craft Festival

Progress Building, Western Fair District
Dec 4th 1pm-9pm
5th 11-9
6th 11-6
7th 11-5
Admission $6
12 and under free. Free parking.
London's largest with over 170 craftspeople from all over Ontario.

https://www.facebook.com/LondonCraftShows

INFO see description, Progress Building, Western Fair District
12/6

Furry Friends Fundraiser

 Our 1st annual Furry Friends Fundraiser, will be held on December 6th 2014 at Strokers Billiards in London Ontario. This event is being held to help raise funds for the London Humane Society. As you know, financial support is extremely important to The London Humane Society, as they rely SOLEY on donations to provide temporary shelter, medical treatment and care for many unwanted and cruelly treated animals in our community. The Furry Friends Fundraiser is receiving a huge amount of support, but we depend on the added support of our friends in the business community to help supply us with exciting auction items.  

INFO ., Strokers Billiards in London Ontario
12/6

Snowflake Bazaar

Snowflake Bazaar Date: December 6, 2014 Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Place: Emmanuel United Church, 280 Huron Road, Sebringville Sponsored by Optimist Club of Sebringville Enjoy lunch in the Tea Room Check out the Chinese Auction (penny raffle) Baking, Preserves, Gift Baskets, Crafts and more Greenery Arrangements for you’re your home – indoor and out Gift table for children to do their Christmas shopping for the special someone. 

INFO 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Emmanuel United Church, 280 Huron Road, Sebringville
12/6

Handmade Art & Craft Showcase

The Northwest London Resource Centre invites you to our… Handmade Art & Craft Showcase Light food and beverages * Free Door Prizes * A Quality Raffle Table Admission: Free When: Saturday December 6th, 2014 Time: 10am to 4pm Where: West London Alliance Church (750 Wonderland Road North) FEATURING; the Art & Craft creations by Northwest London youth as well as unique and one of a kind handiwork by local ARTISANS! Do you want to sell your art or craft creations; paintings, pottery, wall hangings, jewelry etc.. Do you just need a place to sell your product? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? If you answered yes, then you need to book a table at the NWLRC’s – Art & Craft Showcase! PLEASE NOTE: Items must be created by the vendor Students: $50 per table or 30% of overall sales General public: $50 per table Reserve a table: Contact LaVonne, fundraising@nwlrc.ca or 519.471.8444 Deadline is November 24th! Please consider donating an item of your creation to our raffle table. 

INFO 10am to 4pm, West London Alliance Church (750 Wonderland Road North)
12/6

Handmade Art & Craft Showcase

The Northwest London Resource Centre invites you to our… Handmade Art & Craft Showcase 

Light food and beverages * Free Door Prizes * A Quality Raffle Table Admission: Free When: Saturday December 6th, 2014 Time: 10am to 4pm Where: West London Alliance Church (750 Wonderland Road North) 

FEATURING; the Art & Craft creations by Northwest London youth as well as unique and one of a kind handiwork by local ARTISANS! Do you want to sell your art or craft creations; paintings, pottery, wall hangings, jewelry etc.. Do you just need a place to sell your product? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? If you answered yes, then you need to book a table at the NWLRC’s – Art & Craft Showcase! PLEASE NOTE: Items must be created by the vendor Students: $25 per table or 30% of overall sales General public: $25 per table Reserve a table: Contact LaVonne, fundraising@nwlrc.ca or 519.471.8444 Deadline is November 24th! Please consider donating an item of your creation to our raffle table. 

INFO 10am to 4pm, West London Alliance Church (750 Wonderland Road North)
12/6

Christmas Bazaar

St. Jude's Anglican Church, 639 Bowan St. Mt. Brydges. Christmas bazaar Saturday, December 6, 2 to 3:30 pm. Homemade baking, turkey pies, jams, preserves, crafts, penny auction. Come early for best selection. Do your holiday shopping here. Free admission.

INFO 2 to 3:30 pm, St. Jude's Anglican Church 639 Bowen Street Mount Brydges (behind the post office)
12/6

Rodney Santa Claus Parade

Rodney Santa Claus Parade Saturday December 6th @ 5:30pm Free children's activities @ 2pm. Library Program, Wagon Rides, Free Stay and Play, Snake Lady and more. Call 519-785-0560

INFO 5:30pm, Rodney ON
12/6

A Holiday Tradition: Christmas With Amabile Choirs!

A Holiday Tradition: Christmas With Amabile Choirs! Nothing gets you in the Spirit of the Season faster than a choir singing carols… and Amabile Choirs delivers Holiday events that are sure to fit into your schedule. Amabile Da Capo Choir & Junior Amabile Singers present Storytellers Saturday, December 6, 2014, 6:00 pm New St. James Presbyterian Church, London

Tickets $20 adults and $15 students available at 519-641-6795 and at the door.

Bring the family to get the season started with music! Nothing gets you in the Spirit of the Season faster than a choir singing carols… and Amabile Choirs delivers Holiday events that are sure to fit into your schedule. 

INFO 6:00 pm, New St. James Presbyterian Church, London
12/7

Carol Sing & Chrismas Music presented by our Sr. & Jr. Choirs

Sunday, Dec. 7th at 7 p.m. Get in the Christmas spirit and start the season off right! Join us at Central United Church in St. Thomas for a carol sing and some special Chrismas music presented by our Sr. & Jr. Choirs along with guest musicians. Every year Central’s choirs present a benefit concert for a worthy cause and this year have chosen to support the Inn Out of the Cold program. All proceeds from a freewill donation will go to the homeless shelter program. So come on out on Sunday, Dec. 7th at 7:00 pm. We are located at 135 Wellington St., St. Thomas, ON. N5R 2R7. For further information or directions call our church office at 519-631-3503 or visit our website at www.centraluc.ca

INFO 7pm, Central United Church in St. Thomas
12/10

Orchestra London

Welcome Everyone! BY DONATION Pay what you can Gather with hundreds around a great story and to sing your favourite carols with Orchestra London Daniel Warren, Conductor our very special guest, Glenn Bennett and The London Singers and H.B. Beal School Singers Centennial Hall December 10, 2014 Story Narrated By 5 Star Lawyers Beth Traynor Mike Lerner Karen Hulan Mana Khami John Graham 

INFO ., Centennial Hall
12/11

London Lightning vs. Mississauga Power

INFO 7:00 pm, Budweiser Gardens
12/1212/13

Stuff a Truck Christmas Food, Clothing, and Toy drive

Middlesex London EMS will be teaming up with Oakridge Great Canadian Superstore to host our annual Stuff a Truck Christmas Food, Clothing, and Toy drive. The event will take place on Dec 12th and 13th from 1-4pm both days. All donations will go directly to The Salvation Army. This year's goal is to stuff 2 Ambulances Full!

INFO 1-4pm both days, Oakridge Great Canadian Superstore
12/1212/14

Gateway Church Christmas Production: Christmas Is Coming! Will You Be There?

Gateway Church Christmas Production Join us for our musical production: “Christmas Is Coming! Will You Be There?” 

http://wearegateway.ca/event-calendar/calendar/


Contact: office@wearegateway.ca

INFO 7pm, Gateway Church - 890 Sarnia Road, London
12/13

25th annual 'Curl for Kids Sake'v

On December 13, 2014, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Stratford is holding their 25th annual 'Curl for Kids Sake' event at the Stratford Curling Club. There are two draw times: 8:30 am and 10:30 am. BBBS is now accepting teams to register (free) and also looking for any sponsors and donors! Come out and make this years event an even greater success than it has been in the past! Contact kailey.esbaugh@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca or call 519-271-7133 x 22 for more information

INFO There are two draw times: 8:30 am and 10:30 am., Stratford Curling Club
12/13

Boys & Brass: A Christmas Celebration

Amabile Boys & Men’s Choirs present Boys & Brass: A Christmas Celebration With special guests: Brassroots Saturday, December 13, 2014, 2:30 pm & 6:00 pm First-St. Andrew’s United Church, London Tickets $20 adults and $15 students available at 519-641-6795 and at the door. Bring the family to get the season started with music! 

INFO 2:30 pm & 6:00 pm, First-St. Andrew’s United Church, London
12/15

Candy Cane Bazaar

Candy Cane Bazaar at St. George's Anglican Church, London. On Saturday Nov. 15, from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm St. George's Anglican Church hosts its annual Candy Cane Bazaar. Location: 227 Wharncliffe Rd. N. (Wharncliffe & Oxford Streets), London. Cost: Free! Get ahead on your Christmas shopping! Come and see our large selection of baking, including frozen apple and cranberry-apple pies; fine choice of preserves, including salsa and jam; candy table, featuring home-made fudge. Browse our craft tables, knitting and sewing, hand-made decorations; see our jewellery, fine china, and Silent Auction. Browse our used books. Lunch served 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Please note: our church hall is not wheel chair or handicap accessible. More Information see website wwwstgeorgeslondon.ca

INFO 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, St. George's Anglican Church - 227 Wharncliffe Rd. North, London, Ontario,
12/18

London Lightning vs. Mississauga Power

INFO 7:00, Budweiser Gardens
12/20

Amabile Youth Singers & Prima: Amabile Women’s Choir Presents Deo Gracias

Nothing gets you in the Spirit of the Season faster than a choir singing carols… and Amabile Choirs delivers Holiday events that are sure to fit into your schedule. Amabile Youth Singers & Prima: Amabile Women’s Choir Presents Deo Gracias Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:30 pm First-St. Andrew’s United Church, London Tickets $20 adults and $15 students available at 519-641-6795 and at the door. Bring the family to get the season started with music! 

INFO 7:30 pm, First-St. Andrew’s United Church, London
12/27

London Lightning vs. Brampton A's

INFO 7:00 pm, Budweiser Gardens
1/3

London Lightning vs. Windsor Express

INFO 7:00 pm, Budweiser Gardens
1/10

London Lightning vs. Halifax Rainmen

INFO 7:00 pm, Budweiser Gardens
1/11

London Lightning vs. Saint John Mill Rats

INFO 2:00 pm, Budweiser Gardens
1/18

London Lightning vs. Mississauga Power

INFO 2:00 pm, Budweiser Gardens
1/25

London Lightning vs. Brampton A's

INFO 2:00 pm, Budweiser Gardens
1/292/1

Disney On Ice 2015 - Worlds of Fantasy

Thursday January 29th, 2015 - 7pm 
Friday January 30th, 2015 - 10:30am, 7pm 
Saturday January 31st - 11am, 3pm, 7pm
Sunday February 1st - 11am, 3pm

http://www.budweisergardens.com/special-offers/disney-ice-2015-worlds-fantasy 

INFO Showtimes Vary, Budweiser Gardens
2/5

London Lightning vs. Windsor Express

INFO 7:00 pm, Budweiser Gardens
2/19

London Lightning vs. Brampton A's

INFO 7:00 pm, Budweiser Gardens
2/28

London Lightning vs. Mississauga Power

INFO 7:00 pm, Budweiser Gardens
3/73/8

Monster Jam 2015

Maple Leaf Monster Jam®, starring the biggest performers on four wheels: Monster Jam monster trucks! The twelve-feet-tall,ten-thousand-pound machines will bring you to your feet, racing and ripping up a custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over or smash through! Monster Jam provides a massive night's entertainment tailored perfectly for your family's budget, and these colourful, larger-than-life beasts are sure to capture the hearts of both young and old. 

Pricing for P3 Seating: 
Regular pricing: $30.75
Discount rate: $25.75

Pricing for P4 Seating: 
Regular pricing: $21.75
Discount rate: $16.75

Show Times:
Saturday March 7th, 2015 - 12:30pm
Sunday March 7th, 2015 - 6pm 
Sunday March 8th, 2015 - 2pm 

http://www.budweisergardens.com/special-offers/monster-jam-2015

INFO Saturday March 7th, 2015 - 12:30pm, Budweiser Gardens
4/285/2

Anne Frank & Me Play

On the 70th Anniversary of the end of WW2, Fridge Door Live Theatre Company presents, the award winning play, Anne Frank & Me, by Cherie Bennett. Production runs April 28 - May 2, 2015. Tu - Sa (7:30p). April 24 (School Group Matinees), April 25 (2:00p Matinee). Tickets: $15/17/20. Web: http://www.AnneFrankAnd.Me

INFO see description, YFC Youth Centre Theatre, 254 Adelaide South, London, ON
9/89/11

COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK

CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION® ANNOUNCES LONDON, ONTARIO TO HOST COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK & 2016 CCMA AWARDS

 

The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA®) is pleased to announce that London, Ontario has been selected to host the 39th edition of Country Music Week, September 8-11, 2016. This four-day music extravaganza will culminate with the Canadian Country Music Association Awards broadcast on Sunday, September 11.

Country Music Week will be held in London September 8-11, 2016 with the CCMA Awards Broadcast being held on Sunday, September 11. Before heading to London, Country Music Week 2014 and this year’s CCMA Awards will be celebrated in Edmonton, Alberta September 4-7. In 2015, Country Music Week and the CCMA Awards head to Halifax, Nova Scotia from September 10-13. For more details about the Canadian Country Music Association, Country Music Week and the CCMA Awards, please visit www.ccma.org.



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INFO ., Budweiser Gardens & Various Locations, London ON

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