Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival – Volunteer Opportunities
Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival – Volunteer Opportunities @ Downtown Port Colborne
Aug 2 – Aug 5 all-day
A source of great community pride, Canal Days is Port Colborne’s signature event, and it is the hundreds of local volunteers who work tirelessly that make this unique event Niagara’s premier summer festival. Canal Days encompasses the entire community with vendors along the Canal, a Concert Series, Car Show, Kite Show, Craft Show, Museum, Midway, Kids Zone, Vessels, and so much more. Volunteer opportunities include: Bar Service Bar back line service Ticket Sales Concert Entrance Gates Information Ambassador Volunteer Registration General Labourer Kids Zone Sponsors Lounge As a volunteer you will be provided with a meal each day, a volunteer t-shirt, and you will be invited to the annual Port Colborne volunteer appreciation night. If you are interested please contact Luke Rowe at email@example.com or call 905-835-2900 ext. 566.
2021 Canada Summer Games – Two Year Out Countdown Celebration 7:00 pm
2021 Canada Summer Games – Two Year Out Countdown Celebration @ Craig Swayze Memorial Grandstand
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
This event launches the 2-year countdown to the Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games and celebrates the official opening of the 137th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta. Featuring live music, fireworks, food trucks and Niagara craft beverages and more! Grandstand gates open at 7:00pm. Welcome from hosts and officials at 8:15pm. Fireworks over Martindale Pond at dusk, concert following. Free shuttle service will be running from Henley Island to the Grandstand throughout the evening from 6:45pm until 10:45pm. Public parking is available on the island.
United Way Niagara Golf Tournament
United Way Niagara Golf Tournament @ Peninsula Lakes Golf & Country Club
Aug 12 all-day
Join United Way Niagara at this premier course to help play your part in kicking off the 2019 campaign! Last year, United Way golf tournaments attracted over 300 attendees and raised over $75,000 combined. Registration is $250 per golfer, per tournament. This event is hosted by United Way Niagara.
You Got This – Fostering Resilience in Older Adults 11:00 am
Ask the Expert: Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project 1:30 pm
Grandparents/Grandchildren Swim and Movie Night 5:00 pm
Grandparents/Grandchildren Swim and Movie Night @ Thorold
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Grandparents/Grandchildren Swim and Movie Night A free swim will be held at the heated Thorold City Pool (111 Richmond Street, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.). A free movie (Disney’s Aladdin, 2019) will be held at Thorold Community Activities Group (131 Richmond Street, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.). Please bring your own blankets, drinks and snacks. Folding chairs will be available. All children must be accompanied by a grandparent, older adult 55+ or a parent. This event is hosted by the City of Thorold, Thorold Age-Friendly Committee, and Thorold Community Activities Group.
Introduction to Confident Speaking 6:00 pm
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 8:30 am
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) @ TBA
Aug 28 @ 8:30 am – Aug 29 @ 4:30 pm
ASIST is a two-day workshop that provides practical training for caregivers seeking to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Participants in the workshop learn how to: Recognize invitations to help. Reach out and offer support. Review the risk of suicide. Apply a suicide intervention model. Link people with community resources. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register. This workshop is hosted by Distress Centre Niagara.
Self-Care for the Caregiver 12:30 pm
Self-Care for the Caregiver @ Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region
Aug 28 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Self-Care for the Caregiver is a 16-week educational program designed to help you learn how to take better care of yourself. Presenter: Denise Verreault, Director of Programs and Services, Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region This program occurs every Wednesday from 12:30-3:30 p.m. from August 28, 2019 to December 11, 2019.