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DateEvent Description
Saturday, September 27 2014
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Monday, December 31 2018

9am-5pm
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
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Tuesday, March 1 2016
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Saturday, December 31 2016

9am-5pm
Leading the Way: Pioneering Women of St. Catharines

Discover the remarkable women who have called St. Catharines home in this special exhibition of photographs from the Museum's collection.

Admission: by donation

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

Contact: 905-984-8880
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Tuesday, March 1 2016
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Saturday, December 31 2016

9am-5pm
B'nai Israel: The First Synagogue

This exhibition is a journey through 100 years of religion, culture, heritage and community that define Congregation B'nai Israel, the first synagogue in St. Catharines.

Admission: by donation

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

Contact: 905-984-8880
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Tuesday, March 1 2016
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Sunday, July 31 2016

Dawn to dusk daily
Merritton: Unearthing a Community's Roots

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

Admission: Free

Location: Centennial Gardens, 321 Oakdale Ave.

Contact: 905-688-5601 ext.5244
www.stcatharines.ca/merritton
Tuesday, May 24 2016
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Tuesday, October 4 2016

Tuesday evenings 5pm-8pm
Open Late at the Museum

Check out the galleries and participate in special activities for a memorable, after-hours museum experience!

Admission: by donation

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

Contact: 905-984-8880
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Saturday, May 28 2016
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Sunday, April 30 2017

9am-5pm
Down to Earth

Dig into the roots of agriculture in St. Catharines, back to the days when "locally made" was the reality of life in Niagara.

Admission: by donation.

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

Contact: 905-984-8880
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Saturday, June 4 2016
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Saturday, October 8 2016

Saturdays, 11am-1:30pm
Music in the Square

Enjoy the light sounds of local musicians while shopping at the Farmers' Market.

Location: Market Square, 91 King St.

Contact: 905-688-5601 ext.1508
www.stcatharines.ca/musicinthesquare
Saturday, June 4 2016
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Saturday, October 8 2016

Saturdays, 9am-11am
Market Discovery Table

Fun for kids of all ages, featuring a different farm theme each week. Enjoy hands-on experiences such as making butter, creating seed mosaics, honey tasting, market searches and more.

Location: Market Square, 91 King St.

Contact: 905-688-5601 ext.1508
www.stcatharines.ca/discoverytable
Tuesday, June 7 2016
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Tuesday, August 30 2016

Tuesdays, except for June 28, from 4:30pm to 9pm or dusk
Supper Market

Food & snack vendors, food trucks, local craft beer & wine and live entertainment.

Runs rain or shine. Will only be cancelled in the event of severe weather, including lightning.

Location: Lakeside Park, Port Dalhousie
Friday, July 1 2016
9am-5pm
Canada Day Celebration

Join in the fun at the Museum's Canada Day celebrations!

Admission: by donation.

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

Contact: 905-984-8880
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Friday, July 1 2016
noon-4pm
Canada Day Celebration

Fun for the whole family featuring live musical entertainment, crafts, bouncers, rock climber, birthday cake and more.

Admission: free.

Location: Rennie Park, 60 Lakeport Rd.

Contact: 905-688-5601 ext.1508
www.stcatharines.ca/canadaday
Saturday, July 9 2016
9am-4pm
Classic Car Show

Over 400 fantastic classic and custom cars, along with live entertainment and other family-friendly activities.

Free admission.

Location: Downtown, along St. Paul St.

Contact: 905-685-8424
www.mydowntown.ca
Sunday, July 10 2016
10:30am-2:30pm
Teddy Bear Picnic

Enjoy four hours of fun, history and furry friends with an inside look at the mill & home on the property, crafts, games and more.

Cost: $10 per child. Register in advance.

Location: Morningstar Mill, 2714 Decew Rd.

Contact: 905-984-8880
www.morningstarmill.ca
Sunday, July 10 2016
10am-4pm
Garden Tour

Presented by the St. Catharines Horticultural Society, the tour includes 8 private gardens.

Contact: 905-687-1178
www.gardenontario.org/site.php/stcatherhs
Saturday, July 16 2016
Motorcycle Ride for Kids Sake

In support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Catharines-Thorold & District

Participants will be riding from Niagara to Port Dover.

$30 per rider.
$15 per passenger.
Non-riders and fans are welcome.

Event includes: breakfast & BBQ lunch; axe throwing competition; swag bag; after party at Norfolk Tavern in Port Dover; meet & greet autograph signing with Sons of Anarchy actor Kim Coates {Tig}; draws; prizes; and more.


Contact: 905-646-3230 ext.28
www.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Monday, July 18 2016
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Monday, August 15 2016

Wise Guys Charity Fund Events

Wise Guys is a registered charity which supports capital projects or programs in Niagara.

This year's events feature the following:
Monday, July 18 - 'Big Ride' for Wise Guys;
Tuesday, July 19 - Live/Silent Auction Dinner & Party;
Wednesday, July 20 - 26th annual Charity Celebrity Golf Tournament;
Friday, July 22 - 10th annual Boxing Night honouring the Niagara Legends;
Friday, August 12 - 3rd annual Chuck Smith Charity Pub Night;
Monday, August 15 - 2nd annual Wise Girls "Tee Party".

Contact: www.wiseguyscharity.com
Tuesday, July 19 2016
Full Moon Ghost Walk

Take an eerie guided stroll and explore the history and haunted tales of some of the city's oldest buildings under the magic of the full moon.

Tickets are $10 each.Group discounts are available. Advance reservations are required.

Location: Meet at Market Square, 91 King St.

Contact: 905-685-8424
www.mydowntown.ca
Thursday, August 4 2016
6pm-8pm
Family Campfire Sing-A-Long

Join us for a good old fashioned campfire sing-a-long. We supply the beverages, marshmallows, condiments, entertainment and roasting sticks. Bring your own blanket/lawn chair, refillable water bottle and hot dogs & buns or snacks.

Event is weather and fire ban permitting.

Location: Burgoyne Woods, 70 Edgedale Road

Contact: 905-688-5601 ext.1563
www.stcatharines.ca/campfire
Friday, August 12 2016
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Saturday, August 13 2016

No Fixed Address

Signature fundraiser for the YWCA Niagara Region featuring a 24-hour Live-In-Your-Car-A-Thon where participants gather pledges from friends and family and take part in an event that gives them a taste of what it is like to have to live out of their car.

Location: Pen Centre

Contact: 905-988-3528
www.ywcaniagararegion.ca
Friday, August 12 2016
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Saturday, August 27 2016

Downtown D'Lish

Enjoy some of your favourites or try something new, as many Downtown restaurants open their doors over these two weeks offering fabulous 3 course fixed-price lunch and dinner menus ranging from $15 to $40.

Make plans to dine Downtown every night during this mouth-watering event. Visit www.mydowntown.ca for a list of participating restaurants and the menus offered. Reservations required directly with the restaurants.

Contact: 905-685-8424
www.mydowntown.ca
Saturday, August 13 2016
11am-4:30pm
Dog's Day of Summer

Dogs and their owners are welcomed to explore special displays while enjoying food truck fare and a pet product marketplace.

Admission is by donation.

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

Contact: 905-984-8880
www.stcatharinesmuseum.ca
Monday, August 15 2016
United Way of St. Catharines & District Golf Tournament

Join us for 18 holes of fun in the sun with amazing prizes, a BBQ lunch and lively symposium followed by a gourmet buffet dinner.

Location: Peninsula Lakes Golf Club, Fenwick

Contact: 905-688-5050 ext.117
Thursday, August 18 2016
Full Moon Ghost Walk

Explore the history and haunted tales of some of the city's oldest buildings on a guided walking tour under the magic of the full moon.

Tickets are $10 and are required in advance. Group rates are available.

Location: Meet at Market Square, 91 King St.

Contact: 905-685-8424
www.mydowntown.ca
Sunday, September 11 2016
The Big Move Cancer Ride

Cycle the 100K with other hardcore riders, try the 50K route for a bit of a challenge or cruise the 25K at your own pace. Whether individually or part of a team, register today and join us as we ride to raise money for the Walker Family Cancer Centre!

Fee: $60 ($500 in fundraising required to receive jersey)

Early bird fee of $50 available until May 31st!

Location: Club Roma, 125 Vansickle Rd.

Contact: 905-323-3863
info@bigmovecancerride.com
www.bigmovecancerride.com

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