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This Month IN HISTORY April Fools Day It’s difficul not to talk about a certain day in April when referring to the month. After all, it is the very fi st day of the fourth month of the year. April 1st is more affectionately known as “April Fools Day”. Anyone who enjoys playing tricks on others looks forward to the fi st day of April. While it has been around for as long as most can remember, just when did this day of trickery begin? No one knows truly when April Fools Day was b orn. Some historians believe that the day of pranks began in ancient Rome during the festival of Hilaria when people dressed in disguises. Others believe that April Fools Day started in 1700. It was that year that English tricksters began the tradition of playing practical jokes. All Fools’ Day, as it is also known has been celebrated for centuries by many cultures. It was in the 18th century that Scotland made the tradition a two-day event. The fi st day of the ‘holiday’, the pranks consisted of sending people on phony errands. It was called ‘Hunting of the Gowk’. The second day was referred to as ‘Tallie Day’, it was a little different than the hunt. This day involved pinning fake tails or ‘kick me’ signs on others’ posteriors. Simple pranks became far more elaborate as the years passed. Now, pranksters go to great lengths to play a trick. Even newspapers, television and radio have taken part in April Fools Day.
A British broadcaster fooled its viewers on April 1, 1957 when the network reported that Swiss farmers were delighted with a record spaghetti crop. The ruse even showed video of farmers harvesting noodles from trees. In 2008, the same b roadcaster went to the b irds for its prank. It aired video of flying penguins as part of a news segment. In 1962, a Swedish television station that broadcast in black and white promised viewers they could watch their show in colour. Interested viewers would just need to place a nylon stocking in front of the screen. There were many television sets sporting a pair of stockings that day. Print media didn’t miss its chance to get in on the fun a number of years later. A sports magazine impressed readers with a story about a hot rookie pitcher in 1985. The rookie could throw a fastball more than 168 miles per hour, or so the fake article claimed. While the corporate world strives for the last laugh of the day, there is nothing funny about the bottom line for joke stores. April Fools Day may not be an officia holiday, but it is still a day that sees many pranksters open their wallets and spend a few dollars on props for the ultimate joke. Some leave their pranks at home while the more daring take it into the workplace. Sources:
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Kids in the Kitchen What’s for dinner? We have all heard that restless cry from another room around the food-b ewitching hour. Every day b etween five and six o’clock the pressure is on to create a meal that your family will eat, or b etter yet, like. Parents would give anything to have that pressure alleviated and the children magically fed. Since there is no such thing as a fairy grandmother, meeting the demands of the kids doesn’t have to b e an epic b attle. In fact, you do not have to do it alone. Get the kids involved! When is the right age to introduce your child to cooking? Some would say that as long as they can stand, they can cook… or at least pretend to cook. Letting your little one ‘cook’ with pots and pans while you are making dinner is the first step in getting them interested in the kitchen. As they get older, they can move from playing cooking to really helping. Most kids b y the age of three want to b e a part of whatever you are doing. Invest in a safe stool for your tot and welcome them to help you prepare dinner by washing vegetab les and stirring ingredients. Talk them through everything you are doing as well. They will take in more than you even realize. The older your child gets, the more control he or she will have over his or her mixing and washing skills. Five year
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Start Your Seedlings Any gardener will tell you that they cannot wait for old man winter’s last gasp so they can take the gloves off their green thumbs and get their hands dirty. Canada’s short growing season makes it difficu for many to start the growing process as soon as they would like. There is no reason to wait for the snow to clear to begin gardening. Bring the garden inside.
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referrals. Visit us on-line at www.yorkchild.ca
at 7:30pm at 20 Oak Ave. River Drive Park
MONDAY, APRIL 3
or at our main sites: Newmarket – 17310 Yonge
Community Centre. Guest Speaker: Toby Thorne
EAST GWILLIMBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY Visit
SOUTHLAKE CINEMANIA PRESENTS...
Street, 905-853-0754, Georgina (Keswick) – 70
of the Toronto Zoo on Bats! The Real Stars of
our branch or website to see the many programs
“20th Century Women” comedy/drama starring
Biscayne Blvd., 905-476-3834.
the Night. Light refreshments availab le. New
we have to offer including: Children Storytimes
Annette Benning, Billy Crudup, and Elle Fanning.
& Children’s Activities, Teens & Tweens & Adult
Awards. Tickets $10. Sold at Holland Landing
HAIRCUTTING FOR YOUTH MENTAL
for free. Visit: www.ysnaturalists.com for more
Programs. Holland Landing Branch, 19513 Yonge
Library & Mount Albert Libraries & at the door
HEALTH 10am to 8pm. Studio 44 Hair Salon –
St. 905-836-6492 & Mount Alb ert Branch:
at 6:30pm. Silvercity Theatre Newmarket. Film
124 Wellington Avenue East. More info can be
19300 Centre St. 905-473-2472. See more
found at www.judybrunton.ca – 416-400-2135 or
The next monthly interfaith Prayer Meeting
details at www.egpl.ca
Members always welcome. Visitors can attend
TUESDAY, APRIL 4
is from 7:30 to 8:30pm. at the Newmarket
ORTA HIKES FOR APRIL Come & join
SPAGHETTI DINNER Hosted by The Anglican
SATURDAY, APRIL 8
Public Library. For more information please call
us on our hikes on over 300km of moraine
Church Women of St. James the Apostle in the
PAINTING WORKSHOPS AT HILLARY
trail! ORTA offers guided hikes of all difficulties
Parish Hall at 18794 Leslie Street, Sharon from
HOUSE 1-3pm. Hillary House National Historic
& lengths, weekdays & weekends. Some
5-7pm. Adults $15; Children (under 12) $5; & Family
Site, 15372 Yonge Street, Aurora. Join our artist
are targeted at families; others are oriented
(2 parents and up to 3 children under 12) $35.
Ursula for this beginner class where we will add
TRANSFORMED Putting your life back together
a “Splash of Spring” to the changing weather
Piece by Peace. Do you hide painful secrets? Are
towards adults while others have a strong
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12
nature focus. Hike schedules & related
AURORA HISTORICAL SOCIETY Exhibit
as we learn how to paint a colorful flower
you feeling lost and hopeless? Are you stuck
information can be found under the ‘Hiking’ tab at
Opening: WWI: Road to Vimy. 7-9pm. Hillary
arrangement on file folders. $10/person. For info
in anger? Do you harb our unforgiveness &
House National Historic Site, 15372 Yonge
or to register your seat contact 905-727-8991 or
b itterness? Are you paralyzed by fear? Is your
Street, Aurora. The Battle of Vimy Ridge was
life in turmoil? This powerful program will help
highly significant both nationally and within the
Exhib it: Exploration & Survey: Our part of
Hillary Family. The Aurora Historical Society will
APRIL 8 & 9
of the b ook TRANSFORMED are facilitating a
the Story. This exciting exhib it recounts
share this story and more in part two of our WWI
WHOLISTIFIED LIVING ARTS STUDIO,
ten week program in Newmarket (email us for
the amazing career of David Thompson,
Exhibit Series. For info contact 905-727-8991 or
NEWMARKET Join us for our Inspired b y
address). 7:15-9:15pm. For further details please
“The greatest land geographer who ever
Spring Boutique and Art Show, featuring
e-mail Gab riela and Alison at: contactus@
authentic, handcrafted Ukrainian Easter Eggs!
transformedforever.com. The course will b e
lived”. Thompson is credited with mapping
you to overcome your struggles. The authors
2,000,000 square miles of early North America.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5
Plus, choose from a variety of handmade gift
limited to 4 participants due to the sensitive
Visit www.townofws.ca/museum for details!
AURORA PUBLIC LIBRARY Money Talk$
ideas, including jewelry pendants, keepsake
topics we cover. The course will be $150 which
Series. The Critical Elements of Investing: Price
pouches, artwork, creativity sessions and
includes the workb ook. Please check out our
& Risk! FREE informal monthly discussion/
more. Visit www.wholistifiedliving.com or call
EXHIBIT Presented at the Elman W. Campbell
education group, to share unbiased knowledge
Museum at the Old Town Hall, 460 Botsford
in economics & financial planning. Call
Street, Newmarket for the month of April.
Aurora Pub lic Lib rary Adult Information
AURORA ARTIST STUDIO TOUR 2017
IS YOUR LIFE BEING SQUEEZED? #1 Priority
Personal memorab ilia will form a significant
Desk: 905-727-9494, ext. 275 or visit
Join us for the Aurora Artist Studio Tour 2017
for Seniors Today is to Remain Independent!
portion of this exhib it, which focuses on the
Spring into Spring Art Sales Event. 10am to
It’s the Safest & Most Cost Effective...With the
4pm. Visit 14 Artists In 6 Studio Locations. www.
Right Plan! Join us at Valleyview Alliance Church
British children who were sent to Canada
HELP FOR THE SANDWICH GENERATION:
between 1869 and 1939 to work as indentured
THURSDAY, APRIL 6
aurorastudiotour.com Contact: Deborah Campo
7:30 to 8:30pm at 800 Davis Drive. Learn how
farm workers and domestics. Hours for the
STOP YOUR BACK PAIN A new, natural &
you can respect their wishes without sacrificing
exhibit 12 noon until 8pm. For more information
effective treatment for this epidemic at 7pm.
contact the Elman W. Campb ell Museum
Free Seminar: Learn why you have low b ack
SUNDAY, APRIL 9
FREE, RSVP – email@example.com or call
pain & what is needed to finally fix it! Call Now to
UNITY OF NEWMARKET SUNDAY SERVICE,
Reserve Your Seat: 905-868-9090.
10:30am at Newmarket Public Library, 438 Park
APRIL 1 & 2
your career, health, finances & priorities. Cost:
Avenue. “KING FOR A DAY” a metaphysical
NEWMARKET GROWS SEED LIBRARY
YORK REGION QUILTERS GUILD Semi
APRIL 6 & 30
interpretation of the Palm Sunday story.
Pollinator Gardens. We will explore what
Annual Quilt Show at the Newmarket
makes a good pollinator garden. Join Murray
Community Centre, 200 Doug Duncan Dr.
GROUP This group welcomes adults (from
10am – 5pm. on Saturday & 10am – 4pm. on
francophones to b eginners) looking to put
Sunday. Vendors of quilt supplies also on site. For
their French language CONVERSATION skills
MON. APRIL 10 & WED. APRIL 12
Region Conservation Authority’s Pioneering
information contact Sandra at 647-982-7625 or
into action. 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Tim Horton’s,
DANCEIT: WOMEN’S DANCE AEROBICS
Green Communities Award for this exciting talk
17310 Yonge St. (just north of the York Region
FREE TRIAL NIGHT
ab out our pollinator friends and their specific
Administrative Centre, west side). Web :
Dance made easy. Fitness made fun! DanceIt is
needs. $2/person. Newmarket Pub lic Lib rary.
a unique fitness program that uses a variety of
For information and pre-registration please call
dance moves. Move to Latin, Swing, Jazz, Pop,
905-953-5110 ext 4770.
APRIL 2 & 30 FREE
416-627-2380, 905-830-0331, www.
Ogilvie, memb er of the Toronto Entomologists Association and 2015 winner of the Lake Simcoe
Rock, Hip Hop & more, all in 1 hour classes. For
welcomes adults (from francophones to
FRIDAY, APRIL 7
more details & to register for your FREE TRIAL
PROBUS CLUB OF AURORA Monthly
beginners) looking to put their French language
ONTARIO EARLY YEARS, YORK NORTH
call Cindy at 289-221-0054, or email cindan@
meeting from 10am to 12pm at the Royal
CONVERSATION skills into action. 3pm to 5pm.
Registration for May and June programs begins
rogers.com. All ages & fitness levels. WE CAN’T
Canadian Legion, 105 Industrial Parkway North.
Country Style Deli/Bistro, 14980 Yonge St. (just
at 1pm for infant programs (those under 12
WAIT TO “SHAKE IT” with you!
This month’s speaker is a surprise. Don’t call our
south of the library on the west side) in Aurora.
months) and 2pm for all other programs. All
Web: http://bit.ly/partagez_conversation Email:
programs are free and centres offer registered
programs as well as drop-in, resources &
Program Chair because he won’t tell you! New
TUESDAY, APRIL 11 YORK-SIMCOE
memb ers welcome! Call Gary Gilb ert at 905895-2849 or be our guest at the meeting.
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APRIL 13 & 27 FREE
TUESDAY, APRIL 18
9:15-11:15am. Enjoy a Morning Out for just $6
(first-timers $4). Please Lug-a-Mug. Babysitting
welcomes adults (from francophones to
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Join us at 7:30pm
provided upon request. Feature: Northern
beginners) looking to put their French language
for the next general meeting. The speaker will
MEN’S PROBUS CLUB OF NEWMARKET
Reflections Upper Canada Mall. Speaker: Joan
CONVERSATION skills into action. 6pm to 8pm.
b e Ross Chevalier talking ab out Photograph
Meeting the third Wednesday each month at Seton
Thiessen, Stoney Creek, “Knit One, Purl One,
Covernotes Tea & Coffee House, 10268 Yonge
for Gardeners. The results from memb ers
Hall (17955 Leslie Street) from 10am to noon. Call
Ooops!” Presented b y Newmarket Christian
St. (b eside the Richmond Hill Centre for the
annual Photography Contest will b e revealed.
Jay at 905-727-4089 or come to a meeting.
Women’s Connection in Association with RSVP
Performing Arts). Web : http://b it.ly/partagez_
All welcome. Refreshments served. For info call
Ministries. For reservations & cancellations
conversation Email: Partagez.York@yahoo.ca.
905-478-8450 or email us at eggardeners@
NATIONAL CANADIAN FILM DAY
gmail.com or visit us on our Faceb ook page at
Don’t miss the chance to participate in the largest
film festival...ever! The Newmarket Public Library
friendly rivalry between the Towns of Aurora and
Newmarket over the years.
please call Marietta at 905-895-9312 or email Carol Ford at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jackie Stuart explains and documents the
FRIDAY, APRIL 14
and the Town of Newmarket are excited to
EUCHRE NIGHT A fund raiser organized b y A REFLECTION ON VIMY 100 YEARS LATER
the Rotary Club of Newmarket. Please join
NEWMARKET GARDEN CLUB Meetings are
partner for this historic national event! National
7-9pm. Brevik Hall, 22 Church Street. AHS has joined
this Progressive Euchre Game of 8 rounds, at
held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 8pm at
Film Day 150 is a massive one-day celebration
with the Aurora Cultural Centre and the Aurora
6:45pm for the games starting at 7pm sharp.
the Newmarket Community Centre –Lions Hall,
of Canadian films that will take place in over 600
Museum & Archives to create a commemorative
55 Forhan Drive, Newmarket. $10 each includes
Doug Duncan Drive, Newmarket. The topic is
venues across the country in honour of Canada’s
light snacks. New players welcome. Contact Guy
“Rain Gardens” with Andee Pelan. Memb ers
150th anniversary. Drop b y the Old Town Hall
Vimy Ridge. For more information contact 905-727-
Sovak at email@example.com to register.
enjoy our annual summer Garden Tour, Bus
at 460 Botsford Street for any of these great
Trip, & Novemb er Potluck Dinner. There is a
Canadian movies: 12 noon. Doub le Happiness.
SATURDAY, APRIL 15
nominal guest charge at the door or sign up to
2pm Red Violin. 4:30pm Atanarjuat: The Fast
EASTER HOP-PENINGS Hop on b y in
become a member for the 2017 year. Visit www.
Runner. 7:30pm Strange Brew. This is a free drop
THURSDAY, APRIL 13
celebration of Easter! Go on an Easter egg hunt,
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL MEETING
decorate cookies with an Easter theme and
Meeting to discuss current human rights issues
create a work of art! Recommended ages: 3 to 10.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19
& write appeal letters. 7:30-9pm. Held at Trinity
Pre-registration required. Whitchurch-Stouffville
Anglican Church (in The Rectory building behind
Museum, 14732 Woodb ine Ave., Stouffville. 1
Monthly meeting at the Newmarket Community
the church), 79 Victoria St., Aurora – all welcome!
to 2:30pm. For information call 905-727-8954.
Centre & Lions Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Drive,
For more information call Renee at 905-713-6713.
www.townof ws.ca/ www.wsmuseum.ca
Riverwalk Common. 7:30 to 9pm. Topic: The
8991 or Erika.firstname.lastname@example.org.
FASHION RUNWAY 2017 Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 333 Davis Drive, Newmarket.
Friendly Rivalry. Aurora historian and author
THURSDAY, APRIL 20 PROSTATE CANCER CANADA NETWORK Newmarket Support Group Meeting for April. Newmarket Seniors Meeting Place, 474 Davis Drive, Halls 4 & 5, Newmarket. Meet & greet at 6:30 with meeting 7 to 9pm. Jackie
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Hornick, a registered Dietician with Southlake
MONDAY, APRIL 24
Bar & Bistro, 15230 Yonge Street, Aurora. Free.
THURSDAY, APRIL 27
Hospital, will b e introducing us to the b enefits
YOGA WITH JOANNE ROYCE 9 week
CARPAL TUNNEL – IS THIS WHAT YOU
of a good diet in maintaining our health pre and
course for b eginner/intermediate, day/evening
905-503-5008 for more information.
post cancer treatment. Everyone is welcome.
sessions available. Pre-register quickly as space
is limited! email@example.com
CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY
why this is true and why most treatments fail!
905-478-8245. Gift Certificates available.
Women AURORA/NEWMARKET (CFUW)
Free Seminar at 7pm. Call Now to Reserve Your
Celeb rating 60 years of memb ership in 2017.
Num b er:
Web site: www.newmarketprostatecancer.com
HEALTH CARE EXPO, INFORMATION SESSION & JOB FAIR Join Seneca Employment 5:15 – 7:15. Welcome Health Professionals, students or new Canadian with Health backgrounds, in the area of PSW’s, RN’s, RPN’s, Health, Wellness and Sciences, Optometry and Dental. Guest speakers, employment
HAVE? STOP complaining ab out your wrist/ arm when the problem is in your NECK!! Learn
SOUTHLAKE CINEMANIA PRESENTS...
Monthly meetings are at the Royal Canadian
“A Man Called Ove” comedy from Sweden,
Legion, 105 Industrial Pkwy. in Aurora. Doors
Oscar Nominee, based on the bestselling book.
open at 7 for meeting at 7:30pm. CFUW
NEWMARKET FOLK SOCIETY Presenting
Tickets $10. Sold at Holland Landing Lib rary &
empowers the lives of ANY woman through
Trent Severn, the two-time Canadian Folk
Mount Albert Libraries & at the door at 6:30pm.
friendship, education, outreach & advocacy. For
Music Award nominated group will provide an
Silvercity Theatre Newmarket. Film 7pm.
more information contact www.cfuwaurora/
entertaining evening that will make us all proud!
Newmarket.com or Syl at 905-836-4291. This
www.trentsevernband.ca. Lions Hall, 200 Doug
meeting is our annual general meeting and
Duncan Drive, Newmarket. Tickets $25 & can
Joanne Shaw & Cheryl Rines topic is Empowering
be purchased by phone at 905-836-9073 (Carol
Women. Come & check us out!
or Dave) or from Café & Things at 208 Main St.
opportunities and networking. Register online
APRIL 24, 27 & 29
or call 905-898-6199. Pre-registration preferred.
FUEGO FLAMENCO DANCE SCHOOL
PRESENTS... A 4 week Flamenco Dance Workshop. Adults b eginning April 24 & 27.
SATURDAY, APRIL 29
South in Newmarket. Refreshments provided
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26
b efore the show & during intermission b y The
GARDEN AURORA Garden Aurora welcomes
Maid’s Cottage. Doors open at 7:15pm.
SATURDAY, APRIL 22
Children (7 & up) April 29 in the afternoon. Day
GREENTIGER Lok Hup Ba Fa also called Liu He
and evening classes availab le. Call 905-551-
Ba Fa or Water Boxing is an advanced Internal
Paul Knowles as he talks ab out the odd &
1434 for information or email fuegoflamenco@
Art form for those who have Tai Chi experience.
eccentric truth about gardeners. Join us at 8pm
ANNUAL SPRING SALE Aurora Seniors
Saturday morning classes. www.greentiger.ca
at the Royal Canadian Legion, 105 Industrial
Centre, 9am to 1:30pm. 90 John West Way,
Parkway North for Tips & Tricks, refreshments &
Aurora. 905-726-4767. White Elephant and
the opportunity to join the Aurora Garden Club.
Diamond Elephant Treasures, Senior Centre
More info at www.gardenaurora.com or call
Crafters, Books, Famous Jewellery Table, Coffee
Shop and much, more.
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APRIL 22 & 23
APRIL 24 TO 28 DONATION DRIVE FOR THE KIDNEY
KINGCRAFTS Not for profit arts & crafts
FOUNDATION Help Mount Alb ert Pub lic
guild located in King City. Annual Spring
School help the Kidney Foundation. We are
Studio Sale. 10am-4pm. Shop for handmade,
2017 SPEAKER SERIES: The Story of
quality controlled arts and crafts and enter our
Dorthea Maud. 7-9pm. Hillary House National
handb ags, shoes and linens. Bring your items
PLAYS IS ALOUD WITH FRIENDS! Hamlet,
membership draws. www.kingcrafts.ca
Historic Site, 15372 Yonge Street, Aurora. Join
to our Donation Drive event. Donations can be
1-4pm. Join us once a month as we gather
the Aurora Historical Society for our 2017
dropped off at the school office.
to read the works of William Shakespeare,
Speaker Series with Dr. Marianne Fedunkiw
beginning with his first play & ending with his last.
and The Story of Dorthea Maud. $7 each, $5
Readings will always be free & open to the public.
for AHS Memb ers. For more information or
Everyone is welcome! Newmarket Public Library.
to reserve your seat contact 905-727-8991 or
SUNDAY, APRIL 23 UNITY OF NEWMARKET SUNDAY SERVICE, 10:30am at Newmarket Pub lic Lib rary, 438 Park
TUESDAY, APRIL 25
Avenue. “LOVE IS THE ANSWER” Love is the
100 WOMEN WHO CARE – Central York
answer to every human need. Info: 416-627-2380,
Region Meeting at Sharon Temperance Hall,
18974 Leslie St. Sharon. 7-8pm. Join us in
supporting local charities to make a difference
The Voices of Georgina in partnership with the
YORK REGION GIFT OF LIFE ASSOCIATION
NEWMARKET Join us at our monthly
in our community. Visit: www.100womencyr.ca.
Town of Georgina are hosting another event
4TH BOWLING FOR LIFE EVENT 50/50
meeting from 10am to noon at Seton Hall
at The Link in Sutton. Ages 12+ and up. Vocal
(17955 Leslie Street) on the fourth Wednesday
Workshops in the morning and group singing
of most months. Our April meeting features
in the afternoon. Registrants can sign up for the
Draw, prizes, everyone welcome. $20/person
SING! SING! AND SING SOME MORE! 2017 PROBUS
includes draw ticket including shoes. Pro Bowl
AURORA GREEN DRINKS Interested in
Richmond Hill, 10593 Yonge St. Contact Arlene
guest speakers Peter Jennings and Nicole
connecting with community members who are
full day or for the afternoon only. There will be a
Lindsay at 905-954-1209 to book lanes.
Moore who was attacked by a bull shark while
passionate about the environment & sustainable
fee, based on full or half day participation. Please
vacationing in Cancun. Please call Gloria at
development? Location: Aw Shucks Seafood
keep visiting our Sing Sing and Sing Some More
905-836-7388 for more information.
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Facebook Page for updates and how to register
located in King City. Weaving Workshop. For
only. Doors open at 11am and the event is expected
+ hst. Includes manual, certificate, refreshments
on-line. General pub lic, family and friends are
more info, please go to: www.kingcrafts.ca
to end at 2pm. Everyone welcome!
and lunch on Sat. Reiki Master: Karen Armstrong
information contact Susan Stewart at 905-716-
MAY 1 TO 7
SUNDAY, MAY 7
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MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK
TRIUMPHANT RING! Trinity Anglican Church,
Fundraising for Local Youth. Local businesses will
79 Victoria Street, Aurora. 4pm Free will offering.
OPEN HOUSE AT THE FRANKLIN CLUB
donate a portion of their sales during this week.
This is a comb ined Handb ell concert featuring
A private fishing club located in Mt. Alb ert, is
For a list of businesses that are participating, visit
30+ handbell ringers from Aurora United Church,
hosting an Open House to the public. 10am to
www.judybrunton.caa – 416-400-2135.
Trinity Anglican Church and Mount Alb ert
invited to the performance at 4pm. For more
2pm. EG Mayor V. Hackson will be Opening the
April 2017 PSYCHOTHERAPY & EFT Do you feel stalled in
United Church. Everyone welcome.
your life? Unable to move through a situation, find a
Ceremonies. Tours, Learn How to Fly Fish, Feed
FRIDAY, MAY 5
the Fish for Kids, Canadian Fly Fishing Team
THE NAOMI BRISTOW/SUSAN RYMAN
WHAT MAKES YOU BEAUTIFUL – A
Demo, West Hill Casting, Scavenger Hunts,
BENEFIT CONCERT This concert features two
MOTHER’S DAY LUNCHEON Holland Marsh
raffles and more! No charge for all ages. Dining
recording artists – Naomi Bristow, the Yodelin’
Wineries, 11am to 2pm. A multi-generational
Room open to the public for lunch (at your own
Cowgirl, and Susan Ryman, a Soprano who sings
luncheon focused on women, empowerment,
expense). Rain or shine, come dressed for the
music that awakens memories and inspires your
and family communication. Keynote Speaker:
weather. Registration required at 905-473-1469
heart.7pm. Wesley United Church located at the
Margot L. Denomme and Musical Guest: Gina
ext. 305 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For further
corner of Aurora Rd. and Woodbine Ave. (1/2 km
Horswood. Includes a catered lunch, raffles,
info visit www.thefranklinclub.ca
east of Hwy. 404).Admission $15.00. For Reserved
prizes, a kids zone and so much more. For more
tickets call Harold Brown at 905-473-3388.
info visit: www.wcyr.ca or call 905-853-9270.
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solution, improve a relationship, release your fears & anxiety, enjoy life? Psychotherapy can provide a safe space for support & insight. Extended health b enefits availab le. Patzia Gonzalez, Registered Psychotherapist, CRPO. 905-235-0547; patziagb@ hotmail.com; www.HealingHeartsCentre.com
BRAD JONES SHOTOKAN KARATE-DO & FITNESS CENTRE New courses starting in Shotokan Karate, Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Aikido, Fitness
This is a fundraising event for Women’s Centre
10 am-3 pm. York Pines United Church, 3150
SATURDAY, MAY 6
Lloydtown/Aurora Rd. Kettleby, ON L0G 1J0.
ELEGANT VICTORIAN TEA AT BRADFORD
Great Mother’s Day Gift Ideas! Over 30 Local
UNITED CHURCH The Bradford United Church
MAY 11, 12 & 13TH
Artisans/Crafters and Vendors! Bake Sale and
Women will host their fifth Elegant Victorian Tea at
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Refreshments! Free Mother’s Day Kids Craft,
11:30am. Program begins with a speaker, followed
Give yourself the gift of awakening your natural
Parking and Entertainment! $2 Admission! Door
by the tea with fancy sandwiches, scones, finger
& intuitive ab ilities for yourself & your loved
Prizes and Swag Bags.
desserts, coffee, tea or lemonade. Hat Auction,
ones. Over the three sessions you will receive
door and hat prizes and a share the wealth draw.
4 attunements & learn the history & magic of
APRIL 29 & 30
Tickets $25/person, ob tained b y contacting
the Usui System of Natural Healing. Thurs/Fri
KINGCRAFTS Not for profit arts & crafts guild
Cheryll Strong at 905-775-2447. Advance tickets
7-10:30pm & Sat. 9:30am-5:30pm. Price $250.00
Kickb oxing, Yoga & Zen meditation. 244 Main
St. S., Newmarket. Please call 905-895-9636 for further information. www.bradjoneskarate.com
JAZZERCISE DANCE MIXX – AURORA Tuesday nights, 6:15pm. This high-intensity dance workout mixes modern moves with strength training. Set to Top 40 music, Dance Mixx targets the three majormusclegroupsforafullbodyworkout.Call416254-9269 or email email@example.com for more information.
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Recipe of the Month Grilled Chicken Soup
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