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DateEvent Description
Saturday, March 1 2014
Friday, July 31 2015

dawn to dusk
Merritton: Unearthing a Community's Roots

An exhibit of historic photos celebrating the vibrant history of the former Town of Merritton, now a neighbourhood within St. Catharines.

Location: Centennial Gardens, 321 Oakdale Ave.

Contact: 905-688-5601 ext.5244
Saturday, September 27 2014
Monday, December 31 2018

Doing Our Bit: WWI from St. Catharines to the Western Front

In honour of the 100th Anniversary of the First World War, discover the wartime experiences of St. Catharines residents at home and at the front.

Admission: By donation.

Location: St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, 1932 Welland Canals Pkwy.

Contact: 905-984-8880
Sunday, March 1 2015
Thursday, April 30 2015

Paving the Way for Victory: The Homefront in WWl

Discover the war effort on the homefront during the Great War.

Admission: by donation

Location: St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, 1932 Welland Canals Pkwy.

Contact: 905-984-8880
Sunday, March 1 2015
Thursday, December 31 2015

Citizen Soldiers: The Lincoln and Welland Regiment in World War ll

Discover the experiences of Niagara's citizen soldiers in the Second World War. This exhibit is produced in partnership with the Lincoln and Welland Regiment Museum.

Admission: by donation

Location: St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre, 1932 Welland Canals Pkwy.

Contact: 905-984-8880
Friday, April 17 2015
Sunday, April 19 2015


Presented by Holy Cross Secondary School.

Tickets: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and students; $5 for children (under 6 years).

April 17-18 at 7pm and April 19 at 2pm.

Location: Mandeville Theatre, Ridley College

Contact: 905-937-6446 ext.2311
Saturday, April 18 2015
Sunday, May 3 2015

VISA Honours Exhibition

As the second chapter of two to be presented, this exhibition displays the work of graduating Brock University Visual Arts students.

Admission: Free

Location: Rodman Hall Art Centre, 109 St. Paul St.

Contact: 905-684-2925
Sunday, April 19 2015
Benefit the Tiessen Family Concert

Local U2 tribute band DESIRE performs for the "Benefit the Tiessen Family" concert this Sunday!

This is a FULL show on LARGE stage with FULL sound and lighting!!

The Tiessen family were missionaries in Russia. While in Russia the family of 4 were all infected with LYME DISEASE. Ontario does not have any treatments available while the United States does. The proceeds raised from this event are to help with the cost of getting treatment.

Jacob will be playing a handcrafted guitar that will be raffled off after the concert!

Please visit Jacob's website for more info here:

Location: Bethany Community Church, 1388 Third St.

Contact: For tickets contact:

Friday, April 24 2015
Scrabble For Literacy

Fund raising tournament for Niagara Regional Learning Centre.

Doors open at 5pm.
Dinner served at 6pm.
Games begin at 7:30pm.

Team of six: $210
Individuals: $35

Full hot & cold buffet dinner included.

Door prizes, silent auction, penny sale and cash bar.

Location: Club Roma, 125 Vansickle Road

Contact: 905-684-3500 ext.550
Friday, April 24 2015
Sunday, April 26 2015

In The Soil

An explosion of creativity hits St. Catharines with over 140 acts and installations in theatre, dance, music, media, literary arts and more.

Tickets: $30

Location: Downtown

Friday, April 24 2015
Sunday, April 26 2015

aMUSE: Sideshow

An interactive pop-up museum experience featuring artifacts from the St. Catharines Museum collection alongside performances by local musicians, food and drink in a social atmosphere.

Location: part of In the Soil Festival, Downtown

Contact: 905-984-8880
Saturday, April 25 2015
Avanti Chamber Singers - Folk Song Sweets

Admission: $20 adults; $15 seniors/students; $5 eyeGo.

Location: St. Barnabas Church, 33 Queenston St.

Contact: 905-688-5550 ext.3817
Saturday, May 2 2015
Kid's Day Fishing Derby

Bring the family out for a fun day along the Port Dalhousie piers.

Lots of great prizes to be won!

Event will be held rain or shine. Life jackets are recommended.

Free lunch for those who register.

Registration is on derby day only, between 8am and noon. Fishing is until 2pm.

Derby is open to children 2 to 16 years of age and special needs of any age.

Location: 61 Lighthouse Rd.
Saturday, May 2 2015
Sunday, May 3 2015

Sat: 10am to 5pm
Sun: 12 noon to 4pm
Mother`s Day Artisan Craft Sale

View a great variety of unique items by local artisans to find that special one-of-a-kind gift for your Mother.

Lunch is available to purchase.

Location: St. Barnabas Church, 33 Queenston St.
Sunday, May 3 2015
Hike for Hospice Niagara

Registration and kids activities at noon.
Celebrate-a-Life and warm-up at 1pm.
5km hike at 1:30pm.

BBQ, entertainment and prizes will follow.

Location: Lakeside Park, Port Dalhousie

Contact: 905-984-8766
Tuesday, May 5 2015
Zumbathon for the Ride to Conquer Cancer

Doors open at 6pm.

Bring a water bottle and dress to move. Silent auction, door prizes and more.

Minimum $10 donation.

Location: Armenian Community Centre, 156 Martindale Rd.

Contact: 905-347-1937
Saturday, June 6 2015
Registration: 9:00-10:00am
Opening Ceremony: 10:00am
The Walk 10:30am
Closing Ceremony and lunch to follow
Walk for Women: Joining Together to End Violence Against Women and Girls

The Walk for Women is an opportunity for mothers and children, sisters, friends and co-workers to come together to say with a unified voice that woman abuse is unacceptable and to take a stand together against domestic violence.

Location: Lock 3 Park, Welland Canals Parkway

Contact: For more information or to register please visit Walkers can create their own fundraising pages online!

Saturday, October 17 2015
Registration: 10:00am-12:00pm
Opening Ceremony: 12:00pm
The Walk: 12:30pm
Closing Ceremony: 1:00pm and after party to follow
Walk a Mile in HER Shoes: The Mens March to End Violence against Women

Walk a Mile in HER Shoes is a symbolic gesture of men marching in female footwear to raise awareness and money for the issue of violence against women. The Walk gives men the opportunity to publicly take a stand, and it shows that men are willing to stand together with women in making the world a safer place for all women and children.

Location: Pen Centre, Sears Court

Contact: For more information or to register please visit Walkers can create their own fundraising pages online!

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