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Saturday, November 25

Windsor Model Railway Club open house; Runs from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Market Square Building (corner of Walker Road and Ottawa St.) in Windsor. Use second floor Walker Road entrance. Free.

Saturday, November 25

Christmas Yard & Bake Sale; Fundraiser for Erie Wildlife Rescue. Runs from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.. All indoors at 11168 Tecumseh Rd E, Windsor. Debit now available. Your support of this event will contribute to the purchase of food, caging, medical supplies and services for local wildlife in need of care. For more infor call 519-735-3919.

Sunday, November 26

Concert; The Silver Ambassadors Concert Band will present their Christmas Concert “Sounds of the Season” at 2 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 594 (5030 Howard Ave.) All ages are welcome, admission by donation. For more information contact Karen (519) 968-3474 or kpbarnesMMI@hotmail.com.

Thurs, Nov. 30 & Fri, Dec. 1

Dickens’ A Christmas Carol; Runs at Park House Museum, 214 Dalhousie St., from 7-9 p.m. Thursday and 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets $20, purchase online at www.parkhousemuseum.com. Tickets include storytelling, music and intermission treats (tea and dessert). Advance tickets required.

Friday, December 1

Rotary Fish Fry & BBQ night; Held at River’s Edge Tap & Table, 494 Riverdale Ave., in Windsor. Tickets $35, cash bar. Plenty of free parking. A benefit for Fr. Stephen Gyasi’s clean water project in Ghana. Runs from 4:30-8:30 p.m. For tickets or info, call Kim Spirou at 519-551-3747 or e-mail kspirou@hotmail.ca.

Saturday, December 2

Christmas Market; Presented by the Core in the Downtown Espresso/Dan Gemus parking lot from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Free to attend.

Sunday, December 3

Turkey Bingo; Held at St Joseph’s Church, River Canard (9399 Townline Road). Doors open at 6 p.m., bingo starts at 7 p.m. $5 admission. Ten regular rounds, two share the wealth rounds, one basket round. Awesome, and many door prizes, 50/50 draw. Kitchen open, hot dogs, chips, pop, coffee, tea. Come on out and join in on the fun. We still mark the cards with corn kernels.

Wednesday, December 6

Christmas at the Museum; Held at the Amherstburg Freedom Museum, 277 King St., starting at 7 p.m. Featuring music from Josh Johnson. Tickets $30, includes music, refreshments and silent auction. Concert in Nazrey AME Church. For more info, call 519-736-5433. For tickets, visit http://amherstburgfreedom.org/CAM.

Wednesday, December 6

A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig’s) Pasta Dinner; All you can eat pasta, salad & bun with coffee or tea for $15 at the Caboto Charity Pasta Night from 4 -7 p.m. Mark your calendar and come join the A.L.S. Society of (Windsor) Essex County as we host this event. Eat in or take out is available for delicious pasta with meat or vegetarian sauce. All funds remain in our area to help provide equipment to those living with A.L.S. and to support research. More information (519) 564-7172.

Thursday, January 18

Duelling Pianos event; Benefits Rotary Ghana Mission. Duelling Pianos is a unique, high energy and audience interactive show. Two pianos and two musicians play, sing and entertain. Enjoy a delicious meal prepared by the chefs at the Windsor Yacht Club. Proceeds to fund water wells, medical and literacy projects in Ghana. Windsor Yacht Club is located at 9000 Riverside Dr. East in Windsor. Tickets $100, $950 for table of ten. Starts at 6 p.m. For tickets or info, call Kim Spirou at 519-551-3747 or e-mail kspirou@hotmail.ca.

Ongoing

Operation Christmas Child; Shoeboxes filled with items for those in need being accepted at Ebenezer Christian Ministries (43 Fox St., Essex), Campbell Baptist Church (1821 Wyandotte St. West, Windsor), Kingsville Community Church (1860 Division Road North, Kingsville), Meadow Brook Fellowship (219 Talbot Road East, Leamington). Encounter Church in Amherstburg is no longer a central drop-off centre. Last day for deliveries is Nov. 19. For information, visit www.samaritanspurse.ca/OCC.

Lola’s Pajama Fairy Project; From Nov. 1-Dec. 1, the Windsor-Essex County community is invited to donate new pajamas for children, youth and adults to ensure they experience the “coziness and happiness” of the holiday season. Amherstburg drop-off locations include Remax Realty and the Libro Centre. In LaSalle, donations can be dropped off at the LaSalle Civic Centre.

Rotary Club of Amherstburg meetings; Rotary meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in the Community Room at ACS at 6 p.m. Want more information? Reach out to Joan Donaldson at 519-736-5728 or rotaryclubofamherstburg@gmail.com. New members welcome.

Columbus Community Hall events; Columbus Community Hall, 190 Richmond St. Senior dance, 3 p.m. and dinner 5 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month ($12 donation). Serving burgers and fries for purchase every Monday 12-2 p.m., Bingo on Thursday at 7 p.m., Fish Fry on Friday (includes chicken) from 4:30-6:30 p.m., eat-in or take out. Everyone welcome.

Free community meal; Lighthouse Church, in conjunction with Feeding Windsor, invites the public to come Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. for a free dinner. All welcome. Come meet others in the community and enjoy some good food. No registration required. Lighthouse Church is located at 266 King St. (entrance off Gore St.).

Mental Health & Counselling Services; The Youth Wellness Hub presenting mental health and counselling services at The House Youth Centre. Runs every Wednesday from 2-6 p.m. Free for people between the ages of 12-25. The House is located at 320 Richmond St. For details, call 519-800-8640.

Mission hours; The Amherstburg Food and Fellowship Mission, 298 Victoria St. S., open from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with lunch between 12-1 p.m. Mission food bank open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-11:45 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. For info, call 519-736-9140 or visit www.aburgmission.ca. Stop by for food, fellowship and a warm welcome. All donations welcome.

Golden Age Club; The Golden Age Club, Amherstburg’s friendship club, located at the Libro Recreation Centre is offering social activities five days a week, $10 a year to join. There are over 160 members who have fun playing euchre, pepper, bingo, cribbage, and bridge and doing line dancing. We also have three special luncheons and a beautiful Christmas party. You pick which activities you want to participate in. Visit website (www.goldenagecentre.ca) to see how to join, participate, and learn how we support our community.

ACS Food Bank; Curbside pickup at Amherstburg Community Hub (320 Richmond St.). Runs Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-12 noon. Call 519-736-5471 for assistance.

Volunteers needed; Community service volunteer hours are available for high school students. Outside jobs at Bryerswood Youth Camp. Please contact info@bryerswood.com.

Bottle donations; The AMA Sportsmen Association continues to accept donations of empty beer and wine bottles. People who wish to donate their empties can drop them off at the rear of the club, 468 Lowes Side Road in Amherstburg. For information, visit www.amasportsmen.com or call 519-736-5706.

Founders Club; Bryerswood Youth Camp Optimist Club seeking donors to join the “Founders Club.” Donors help fund general operations fund of the camp. Donors with gifts of $5,000 and over become “Founders Club” members and have one square of camp property sponsored in their name. Multiple squares available. Tax receipts provided. For info, visit www.bryerswood.com, call 519-996-7364 or e-mail info@bryerswood.com.

Amherstburg Community Services; Located at 320 Richmond St., 519-736-5471. Meals on Wheels, CareLink Accessible Transportation, Food Bank, Senior Support, Keep The Heat, Ontario Energy Support Program & much more. Please call to see how we can help!

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