How to Read and Understand Financial Statements 1:00 pm
Seniors’ Health Fair 1:00 pm
Seniors’ Health Fair @ Niagara College - Foyer of Applied Health Building
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
You are invited to join the South Niagara Health and Wellness Centre at their Wellness Fair, featuring exhibits promoting seniors’ health. Features: Seniors’ Fitness Testing Introduction to Nordic Pole Walking Information on Home Safety, Nutrition, Managing Hearing Loss, Support Services, and Community Resources This event is hosted by the South Niagara Health and Wellness Centre.
Niagara Agriculture Lifetime Achievement (NALA) Awards Evening 7:00 pm
Niagara Agriculture Lifetime Achievement (NALA) Awards Evening @ Ramada Jordan Beacon Harborside
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm
The Niagara North Federation of Agriculture invites you to the Niagara Agriculture Lifetime Achievement (NALA) Awards Evening. The Niagara Agriculture Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Joseph Pohorly of Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Golden Horseshoe Farm and Food Alliance will present to 10 farm families who have been farming for 150 years. There will be a silent auction with proceeds being donated to Niagara 4-H Program. Presentations will begin at 8:00pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Hors d’oeuvres and light snacks will be served at 7pm. There will be a cash bar. Please contact Cathy Mous (contact information above) for more information and to purchase tickets. This event is hosted by the Niagara North Federation of Agriculture.
Major Gifts Fundraising 1:00 pm
Agricultural System for the Greater Golden Horseshoe 7:30 pm
Agricultural System for the Greater Golden Horseshoe @ Rittenhouse Hall, Vineland Research & Innovation Centre
Apr 10 @ 7:30 pm
Speakers: Patrick Robson – Niagara College Helma Geerts – Land Use Policy & Stewardship, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Come out to learn about the new Agricultural System for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, guidelines and mapping, and how they may impact land use planning. For more information, contact George Mitges, P.Ag. at George@georgemitgesandassociates.com. Click here to review the draft agricultural mapping and procedures. Everyone is welcome to attend. This event is hosted by the Ontario Institute of Agrologists (Niagara Branch) & Niagara North Federation of Agriculture.
Application Deadline: Program Evaluation for Youth Wellbeing
Senior Pride Network Niagara Meeting 2:30 pm
Senior Pride Network Niagara Meeting @ Niagara Region Headquarters - CE101
Apr 16 @ 2:30 pm
This meeting of the Senior Pride Network Niagara will feature the launch of the Older LGBTQ 101 workshop which will be available to member organizations wishing to train staff in cultural competence with respect to LGBTQ issues. Member agencies are encouraged to invite colleagues in their own and other agencies to attend this meeting. This meeting is hosted by Senior Pride Network Niagara.
Ontario Bike Summit
West Niagara: Shared Learning Local Hub Session 9:30 am
West Niagara: Shared Learning Local Hub Session @ Employment Help Centre
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am
Shared Learning Local Hub sessions are being held in 5 areas 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:Julie Topp-Bourner, Mainstream Options Niagara Please RSVP your attendance to email@example.com.
Sip & Share in Support of Project SHARE 11:30 am
Sip & Share in Support of Project SHARE @ Lundy Manor Wine Cellars
Apr 22 @ 11:30 am
Join Project SHARE for their newest event! Sip & Share is a spin-off of Traveling Tapas. Purchase a ticket to travel to 5 Niagara wineries to enjoy food & wine pairings at each location. Ticket price is $100. Tickets can be purchased by phone (see contact information above) or by visiting Project SHARE between 8:30am-4:30pm. Registration is at 11:30am, and buses depart at 12:00pm sharp. This event is hosted by Project SHARE.
CONNECT 2018 – Canada’s Learning and Technology Conference
Special Lecture with Journalist Sally Armstrong – Uprising: A New Age is Dawning for Every Mother’s Daughter 10:00 am
Health Privacy Issues on Campus 12:00 pm
Learn@Lunch: A Social Enterprise Story: Southridge Jam Company 12:00 pm
Proactive Peer Support: Protecting and Promoting the Wellbeing of First Responders 12:00 pm
Using HEIA to Advance Health Equity Among LGBTQ People 12:00 pm
GMOs in 2018: What’s the Latest on Biotech in our Food Systems? 1:00 pm
Making Sense of Longevity Markets for Your Business, Career and Community 5:30 pm
SafeTALK Training 6:00 pm
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
SafeTALK is a 3.5 hour workshop where you will learn: To be a suicide alert helper To be aware that opportunities to help a person with thoughts of suicide are sometimes missed, dismissed and avoided To use TALK steps (Tell, Ask, Listen and Keep Safe) and activate a suicide alert How and where to connect persons with thoughts of suicide to further help and care To register to attend, please request a registration form by email. This training is hosted by Distress Centre Niagara.
The Future of Digital Health for Health Care Consumers 7:00 pm
Building Authentic Engagement: Leveraging the Wisdom of Content and Context Experts 9:00 am
Entrepreneur’s Toolkit Workshop: Sales ABC 9:00 am
Uncertain Jobs, Certain Impacts: Employment Precarity in Niagara 2:00 pm
Uncertain Jobs, Certain Impacts: Employment Precarity in Niagara @ Brock University - Sankey Chamber
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join the United Way of Niagara Falls and Greater Fort Erie as they present their findings from the first-ever in-depth examination of precarious employment in Niagara region. Parking for this event is in Lot D. Please RSVP to PEPiN@unitedwayniagara.org by April 20. This event is hosted by the United Way of Niagara Falls and Greater Fort Erie.
Eco Fashion Show Gala and Fundraiser 6:00 pm
Comedy Night in Support of the NOTL Community Fund 10:00 pm
Student Engagement in Quality Improvement Conference 2018 10:00 am
YWCA Niagara Region’s 90th Incorporation Event 12:00 pm
YWCA Niagara Region’s 90th Incorporation Event @ St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This is an exciting year at the YWCA Niagara Region as they are commemorating their 90th anniversary. Celebrate all that the YWCA has accomplished in 90 years of being a voice for women and equality here in Niagara. This anniversary is not only a milestone for the YWCA as an organization, but for the entire Niagara region. Come out and mark this important day in Niagara history! Past. Present. Always. A celebration of the YWCA Niagara Region’s 90th Anniversary. Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to Arienne Good, Community and Public Relations Coordinator at YWCA Niagara Region (see contact information above). This event is hosted by the YWCA Niagara Region.
Playhouse Build & Auction Event 11:00 am
Playhouse Build & Auction Event @ Pen Centre Parking Lot
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Playhouse Build & Auction in support of the Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara Event is held each spring. Local Niagara Builders volunteer their time to compete & build backyard playhouses that are auctioned off to the community to raise funds for the Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara. During the building competition, the event is expanded to include a BBQ, Food Vendors, Games & Activities for the children and families attending to stay & play and be in attendance at the end of the afternoon to participate in the Live Auction. All proceeds from the event go directly to the Centre to support much needed programs & services for children & youth victims of abuse. Expanded event to include some great food vendors, inflatables, face painting, and other fair like activities for the whole family to enjoy! This event is hosted by Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara.
YMCA Healthy Kids Day 1:00 pm
YMCA Healthy Kids Day @ YMCA of Niagara
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a national day dedicated to improving the health and well-being of kids. It is a free event for everyone in the community. Participating YMCAs will be open to the public with fun and healthy activities for the entire family. Year-round the YMCA advocates for and supports the development of happy and healthy children, but we highlight and engage families around the issue on this day. This event is hosted by the YMCA of Niagara.
16th Annual Pasta Dinner in Support of Red Roof Retreat 5:00 pm