CannTrust Breakfast Seminar: Understanding Cannabis 8:00 am
Senior Pride Network Niagara Meeting 2:30 pm
Women’s Place Book Riot 4:00 pm
Women’s Place Book Riot @ Gale Centre
Jun 5 @ 4:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 9:00 pm
Join Women’s Place of South Niagara at the Gale Centre for Canada’s best and biggest used book sale! Thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles to choose from plus CDs, DVDs, vinyl, children’s books, vintage books, rare books, games, puzzles and more! Dates & Times: Wednesday, June 5 Pre-sale ($10 entry fee in support of Women’s Place shelters) 4:00pm – 8:00pm Regular sale days (no entry fee) Thursday, June 6 & Friday, June 7 10:00am – 9:00pm Saturday, June 8 & Sunday, June 9 9:00am – 5:00pm Sunday is fill a reusable grocery bag for only $5.00! Cash sales only. This event is hosted by Women’s Place of South Niagara.
Lifelong Learning Niagara: The Teenage Brain Under Construction 10:00 am
Peter Saracino Alzheimer Golf Classic 10:00 am
6th Annual Pride Niagara UNITY Awards 6:00 pm
Fort Erie Service Provider Meeting 9:00 am
Fort Erie Service Provider Meeting @ Fort Erie - location TBA
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Service Provider Shared Learning Sessions are being held across Niagara for front-line community service and outreach workers to: Connect for shared learning; Share ideas and best practice information to enable client success; and Strengthen relationships concerning clients’ access to services and benefits. Presentation: Person-Centred Care Please RSVP your attendance to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Including Caregiver ID Initiatives as Part of Family Presence and Open Visiting Policies in Ontario 12:30 pm
Building Trust With Your Nonprofit Team 1:00 pm
Helping Kids Soar After a Loss 9:00 am
Helping Kids Soar After a Loss @ McNally House Hospice
Jun 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
McNally House is pleased to announce a free PA Day Program for children who are grieving on June 7, 2019. The program will offer participants an opportunity to express their grief, develop coping strategies and to connect with others who share a similar experience. Youth will engage in a variety of crafts, games and activities developed to build resilience. The day will be facilitated by a certified grief counsellor. It is free of charge, and lunch and snacks are included. Registration is limited. Contact Jennifer (905-309-4013 ext. 32) for more information or to register. This event is hosted by McNally House Hospice.
Seniors Forum Presented by the West Lincoln Age-Friendly Advisory Committee 10:00 am
Seniors Forum Presented by the West Lincoln Age-Friendly Advisory Committee @ West Lincoln Community Centre
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
The West Lincoln Age-Friendly Advisory Committee invites you to a Seniors Forum. Programme to include Keynote Speaker (10:15 a.m.) Brock Godfrey, Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre – a presentation aimed at seniors, covering mass marketing fraud, identity theft, romance and other scams, and how to avoid them. Also featuring: “Storefronts” presented by Niagara organizations Entertainment Prizes Refreshments This event is hosted by the West Lincoln Age-Friendly Advisory Committee.
St. Catharines Seniors Day Trade Show and Forum 9:00 am
St. Catharines Seniors Day Trade Show and Forum @ Dunlop Drive Older Adult Centre
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
On June 10, 2019, the City of St. Catharines is hosting a Seniors Day Trade Show and Forum. Admission is free and no RSVP is required. Free parking is available, and the St. Catharines Transit Commission is offering free bus transportation for attendees 65-plus. At 9:00 a.m., Mayor Walter Sendzik will lead an older adults forum to discuss issues important to the older adult community. From 10:00 to 2:00, approximately 50 vendors will participate in a trade show, including vendors from health care, support services, seniors residences, travel, fitness and wellness groups. There will be door prizes and free take-away information. Vendor applications are being accepted online until May 24, 2019. This event is hosted by the City of St. Catharines.
Improving the Accessibility of Sustainably-Produced Foods in Canada 12:00 pm
Strategies and Opportunities to Improve Physician Wellness, Decrease Burnout, and Support Professional Practice 2:00 pm
Protect Your Privacy and Dispose of Old Technology 3:00 pm
Protect Your Privacy and Dispose of Old Technology @ Grimsby Public Library
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This presentation will look at ways to protect your privacy as well as how to safely dispose of your out-dated technology. First, we’ll discuss identity theft, online privacy, and mobile privacy. Learn about easy to implement solutions to ensure you’re protected. Then, we’ll cover how to get discard digital technology in a way that is both safe, and better for the environment. This is a demonstration and information session only, do not bring old devices. Call or visit the library to register. This event is hosted by the Grimsby Public Library.
Niagara Environmental Directory Workshop 6:00 pm
Information Fair Presented by the Thorold Senior Citizens Association and Thorold Age-Friendly Committee 9:00 am
Information Fair Presented by the Thorold Senior Citizens Association and Thorold Age-Friendly Committee @ Ontario Paper Thorold Seniors' Centre
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:45 pm
The Thorold Senior Citizens Association and the Thorold Age-Friendly Committee invite you to attend an Information Fair on June 12, 2019, at the Ontario Paper Thorold Seniors’ Centre. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.: Information Displays and Service Providers 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.: Light lunch available for purchase 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Senior of the Year and Mural Rededication Presentations Everyone is welcome.
Safe Driving for Seniors 10:30 am
Safe Driving for Seniors @ Grimsby Public Library
Jun 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
This informational session from the experts at AAPEX Driving Academy will focus on safe driving during your 70s and 80s. Learn about testing, safety tips, when to find an alternative to driving, and how ailments and medications can affect driving. Please call or visit the library to register. This event is hosted by the Grimsby Public Library.
Third Age Learning Niagara: Journaling for Your Well-Being 10:00 am
Mental Health and Addiction QI Collaborative Series – Focus on Ontario Health Teams 11:00 am
NextGen Leaders: Ask Me Anything! 1:00 pm
Overcoming the Challenges of Downsizing 7:00 pm
Overcoming the Challenges of Downsizing @ Grimsby Public Library
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Are you thinking about downsizing but procrastinating about starting, wondering why it feels so overwhelming, and need help changing your mindset? Join Julie Stobbe, owner of Mind over Clutter and learn how to overcome 6 emotional and psychological challenges that make it difficult to begin downsizing your life. Please call or visit the library to register. This event is hosted by the Grimsby Public Library.
Senior Drivers and the License Renewal Process 2:00 pm
Senior Drivers and the License Renewal Process @ Bertie and Clinton Mutual Insurance Co.
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Community Support Services of Niagara is hosting a free workshop for senior drivers, in partnership with the Ministry of Transportation and Bertie and Clinton Mutual Insurance. By attending this presentation, attendees will learn about: Trends and statistics for older drivers The testing requirements for those 80 years and older The Over 70 At-fault Collision Program Signs of aging or medications as it relates to driving ability Driving tips and some more recent rules of the road. All attendees will be entered to win a reflective t-shirt.
ATTCH Niagara Family Fun & Wellness Day 11:00 am
ATTCH Niagara Family Fun & Wellness Day @ Hernder Estate Winery
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
ATTCH Niagara is thrilled to be holding a Family Fun & Wellness Day to launch their new non-profit organization. The goal of the Family Fun & Wellness Day is to promote connection, wellness, and fun for families while raising funds to support the delivery of free and low-cost therapy for people in need of all ages. There will be fun for the whole family, including: Bouncy castle Skyhunters Birds of Prey Exhibit Family Photographs Yoga by the Vineyard A live Preformance from a new youth band, Deadwax Music Lead Activities Crafts Family Games Penny Sale Table Thrifting Section & More! For more information, call 905-684-9333 or email email@example.com. All activities other than penny sale and thrift table are by donation. Suggested amounts will be posted but people can participate regardless. This event is hosted by ATTCH Niagara.
Oak Centre’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser 12:00 pm
Oak Centre’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser @ Fort Erie Golf Club
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm
The Oak Centre is hosting their 11th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser on Saturday June 15, 2019. Registration begins at 12:00, golfing begins at 1:00. Your $75 golf package includes: 18 holes of golf and cart Lunch Steak dinner Prizes Team challenge $65 early bird special: Register and pay for your team before May 3, 2019 for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate All Fort Erie Golf members can register for $45. Contact Sylvie Morgan or Jessica Kish by phone (905-788-3010) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to register. This event is hosted by the Oak Centre.
Great Lakes Public Forum
Open House: Niagara Regional Native Centre Presents Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound 11:00 am
Open House: Niagara Regional Native Centre Presents Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound @ 2 Clark Street, St. Catharines
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Niagara Regional Native Centre presents Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound is a four-phase, housing-based, post-secondary housing and employment program that systematically addresses the barriers that Indigenous mothers face. The goal of the program is to improve the lives of Indigenous families. Intake is now open. Drop in to see the new office space and meet staff. Light snack and refreshments, as well as referral packages will be available. This event is hosted by Niagara Regional Native Centre.
NCO Policy Brief Launch – Niagara’s Agribusiness Sector: Towards a More Resilient Innovation Cluster 9:30 am
Niagara West Service Provider Meeting 9:30 am
Niagara West Service Provider Meeting @ Employment Help Centre
Jun 18 @ 9:30 am
Service Provider Shared Learning Sessions are being held across Niagara for front-line community service and outreach workers to: Connect for shared learning; Share ideas and best practice information to enable client success; and Strengthen relationships concerning clients’ access to services and benefits. Please RSVP your attendance to email@example.com.
CRA Self-Employment Seminar 10:00 am
Family Support Services at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton 12:00 pm
Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region Annual General Meeting 6:30 pm
Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region Annual General Meeting @ Niagara Ina Grafton Gage Village
Jun 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region is having their Annual General Meeting, June 18, 2019, and you’re invited! Hear from guest speaker Dr. William Brown, “Dementia: Hope for the Future.” All welcome, free of charge, light refreshments. This event is hosted by the Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region.
Joining a Board of Directors: What Are You Getting Yourself Into? 1:00 pm
Community Support Services of Niagara 19th Annual General Meeting 1:30 pm
Community Support Services of Niagara 19th Annual General Meeting @ Welland International Flatwater Centre
Jun 20 @ 1:30 pm
Community Support Services of Niagara invites you to attend their 19th Annual General Meeting. Doors open at 1:00, meeting begins at 1:30. Light refreshments to follow. Please RSVP to Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905-682-3800 ext. 31 by Thursday June 10, 2019.
Dinner from Around the World: Spring Fundraising Dinner for Fort Erie Multicultural Centre 6:00 pm
Dinner from Around the World: Spring Fundraising Dinner for Fort Erie Multicultural Centre @ St. Paul's Anglican Church
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm
Fort Erie Multicultural Centre invites you to their Spring Fundraising Dinner: Dinner From Around the World! Featuring a tantalizing menu of ethnic favourites, performances by talents from across the globe, and a silent auction. Punch bowl begins at 6:00 p.m., and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 (cash or cheque accepted). For tickets, please contact Rosemary Legge at 905-871-3641 ext. 32 or email@example.com. Please RSVP by June 12th. This event is hosted by the Fort Erie Multicultural Centre.
Addressing Mental Health and Well-being by Creating Balanced and Supportive Post-Secondary Environments 1:00 pm
Niagara Health Annual General Meeting 3:00 pm
Niagara Health Annual General Meeting @ Niagara Health - St. Catharines Site, Food Court Dining Area
Jun 25 @ 3:00 pm
Niagara Health invites you to their Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Special Guest: Leslee Thompson, CEO of Accreditation Canada and Health Standards Organization RSVP by Friday, June 14th to firstname.lastname@example.org. This event is hosted by Niagara Health.
AGEWORKS – The Art of Ageing Forum 8:00 am
Niagara Falls Foreign Trade Zone Seminar 10:00 am
Niagara Falls Foreign Trade Zone Seminar @ Niagara Falls City Hall - Committee Room 2
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:15 pm
Niagara Foreign Trade Zone (NFTZ) Exporting Seminars will include speakers from government agencies, public-private institutions, as well as provide networking opportunities to exporting businesses in Niagara. The purpose of these seminars is to create greater awareness opportunities and connect you to Federal/Provincial programs for your exports. Generate leads to your international supply chain, benefit from duties refund and tax relief programs, apply for market development assistance, and other resources for scaling your international presence. For businesses preparing to export, this is your ideal contact point for building up your resources. Last year, NFTZ seminars reached more than 150 businesses and serviced more than 75 companies. Seminar Highlights NFTZ introduction International Market Insight Key Exporting Programs Incentives Introduce Resource Institutions Client Testimonials Networking Discussion RSVP by email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Let’s Talk About… Human Trafficking 6:00 pm