AM800 Community Events

The AM800 Community Calendar is for Non-Profit Events ONLY.
Events MUST be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event date.

To submit your event e-mail information to: calendar@am800cklw.com

Community Calendar Week of October 14th

October 16th - Please come to our “German Cuisine”  luncheon at the IRIS House at 1280 Ouellette Ave., Windsor on Wednesday, Oct. 16th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Come and enjoy our delicious meal!  Meals will be $10/person or $11 for take out. Parking is in the rear!

 

October 16th- Assumption University invites you to register for the Learn for Life course "Three Religions One Ethic" with Dr. John Cappucci. The course will take place at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Hall (4401 Mt. Royal Dr. Windsor, ON) on Wednesdays - October 23rd, 30th and November 6th from 6:30 - 8:30pm. The cost is $50.85 tax included. Please register by Wednesday, October 16th at www.assumptionu.ca/learnforlife

 

October 17th- On Thursday, October 17, 2019 Spitfires game at The WFCU Centre (Windsor Spitfires VS Flint Firebirds), Pink Out The Rink is happening at 7:05pm. Special Ticket Offer $25.00. Includes: Game ticket, pink the rink hat & a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society. Use Promo Code: PINK1

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October 17th - St. Joseph’s Catholic High School celebrates its 30th Anniversary! Special events are planned for the weekend, including; Alumni Hockey Game, Open House and Homecoming Celebration. October 17th from 12:30-3:00pm at the WFCU centre the first event of the Alumni Hockey Game takes place. Tickets for the game will only be available at the entrance gate and the price of admission is only $2.00. There will be an open house on October 18th from 5:00-8:00pm at the high school, featuring hors d'oeuvres and live entertainment. The cost for this event is $10.00. And directly after the open house is a Homecoming Social at Average Joe’s Sports Bar and the cost of this event is $20.00 which includes entertainment provided by BIGG WIGGLE, along with appetizers and a chocolate fountain. 

 

October 17th- TRIVIA CHALLENGE with chicken and pasta buffet.  Located at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 594, at 5030 Howard Ave in Windsor, proceeds from the event will support local and international Rotary projects!  Doors open at 5:45 p.m, dinner buffet starts at 6:15, and trivia begins at 7! Tickets will be sold for $35 each and are discounted with a table of 8. Tickets are available at https://squareup.com/store/rotary-club-of-lasalle-centennial . For more information email: lasallecentennial@gmail.com

 

October 17th- LaSalle Hosts Open House about Coyotes in Urban Areas. Please join us for an informational open house about coyotes in urban areas on Thursday, October 17th. Representatives from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Coyote Watch Canada, the Windsor Essex County Humane Society, the LaSalle Police Service and the Town of LaSalle will be available to answer questions. Stop in anytime between 6:00 and 8:00pm at Council Chambers at the Lasalle Civic Centre (5950 Malden Road) to ask questions (no formal presentations will be given). All are welcome. Registration is not required. For more information, call us at 519-969-7770, ext. 1234.

 

October 17th- This Thursday, officers from teh Windsor Police Service and community members will come together in an informal setting to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee. The event is hosted by Our West End neighbourhood renewal, and all are invited to attend, with a specific focus on university students who live near campus. The event begins at 4pm at the Green Bean Cafe. For more information visit http://bit.ly/CoffeeCopWest

 

October 18th- A fundraiser to benefit IRIS Residential Inns and Services & Mental Health Connections at the Hellenic Cultural Center. Doors open at 6pm and dinner is at 7pm. Tickets are $45 ahead of time and $50 at the door. Contact Anne Ryan from IRIS House at 519-252-1819 or iris@irisinns.ca or Jean Laforge from Mental Health Connections at 519-256-4854 or jlaforge@mhc-wec.on.ca

 

October 18th- Join the Windsor Life Centre as they host their 10th Annual Gala: A Spanish Fair on Friday, October 18th at the Ciociaro Club in Windsor! 100% of proceeds support women in recovery. Doors open at 6:30pm. Enjoy an evening with Spanish Flair, dinner, dancing, silent auction and a live flamenco performance with a Spanish Guitarist. Tickets available at eventsatwlc.com or call 519-972-5986. $100 per attendee until Sept. 15th, after Sept. 15th $125 per attendee. Sponsorships and/or paid advertisements also available (please call for details).

 

October 18th - Join the Rotary Club of Harrow at The Old School House in Colchester on Friday October 18 from 8-11pm and Saturday October 19 from 2-5pm (for the kids) and 8-11pm. This Haunted house will be sure to scare you straight! Admission is $5.00 daytime and $10.00 nighttime. Kids daytime haunted house will be more family friendly will lots of activities for the little ones! All proceeds will be going to various Rotary projects.

 

October 18th- Knights of Columbus Council 1453 will be holding their monthly pickerel fish fry at St. Cyril Slovak Centre located at the corner of Seminole and Chandler from 5:00 - 7:00pm. Tickets are $15.00 each. Call 519-254-8431 for ticket information. 

 

October 18th - WINDSOR-ESSEX JOB DAY - You're invited to attend the most popular and biggest job and career fair in Windsor-Essex. The Windsor-Essex JOB DAY is the largest and most comprehensive event of its kind open to the general public. The fair will take place October 18, 2019 from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the WFCU Centre, 8787 McHugh St. Windsor, ON, N8S 0A1!

 

October 19th - Together For The Kids: at Allsop Farm Pumpkins & More.  On Saturday, October 19th  from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., a portion of proceeds from every pumpkin purchased will be donated to the Windsor Essex Child/Youth Advocacy Centre to support vulnerable children/youth in our community.  Enter the colouring contest by downloading the drawing from the WECYAC Facebook page and dropping it off during these times! Winners will be selected to win and awesome prize between the ages of 0-8 and 9-12.  For more information, contact WECYAC at 519-995-3974.m

 

October 19th - WWI Walking Tour of South Walkerville October 19, 2019 / 2:00pm 4:00pm. Optimist Community Center, 1075 Ypres Ave, N8W 1S1. Have you ever wondered why there are poppies on the street signs in South Walkerville? Join Museum Windsor staff for a discussion and a walking tour of the memorial park area in South Walkerville. This tour is organized in honour of Remembrance Day 2019. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. Purchase tickets through Snapd Windsor or call Museum Windsor at 519-253-1812 to reserve a spot! https://windsor.snapd.com/events/view/1270921.

 

October 19th - Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is pleased to announce the grand opening of our Lauzon Road Society Shoppe on Saturday October 19th. Please join us at 1245 Lauzon Rd. at 9:00 am for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Come spin the wheel and shop our store. All proceeds to Society of Saint Vincent de Paul. Check us out!  Help Us to Help Others.

 

October 19th - The Connections Dads Activities Committee welcomes you to “Saturday With Dad!”  For children aged 0-6, there will be breakfast, playtime and fun for you and your dad, grandfather or significant male figures in your life!  Moms are welcome too! “Saturday with Dad” will take place from 10am-noon at the Connections Early Years Family Centre, 795 Giles Blvd. E. Windsor!  Help us prepare, call to register at (519) 252-9696. This event is free to attend!

 

October 19th- Get in the Halloween spirit by participating in the Windsor Zombie Walk, this October 19th, 2019 at 5:30Pm, located at the corner of McDougall and Shepherd. It's a free event event for the whole family where people dress up and walk like zombies. We only ask that people donated can/dry goods for the Windsor Downtown Mission. There will also be contests and prices! Details can be found in the event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/376193343333412/?ti=as

October 19th - Visit St. Paul’s Church Marketplace on Saturday October 19th from 10am-2pm for unique local vendors, baked goods, lunch and more! 92 St. Paul Street Essex. For more information contact 519-980-4942.

October 19th- Come on out to The WFCU Centre's Sports Gym on October 19th from 10am-4pm for a Gift Show in Support of Dryden's Service Dog. Admission is free, but donations received at the door & raffle table will go directly to help fund training for Dryden's Service Dog. 8 year old, Dryden Szucki, is a local severely autistic boy. He is non-verbal and is a “Runner”. Dryden has no sense of fear and will dart out in traffic, hide in strangers homes, and also likes water, but is not a swimmer. In order to keep him safe it is necessary for him to have a service dog. This dog would be able to alert his family and keep him safe. The proceeds from this event will go towards the training once the proper dog is chosen. Please consider coming to the event, shopping, and or donating to this very important cause. You can see the event page and the list of vendors at https://www.facebook.com/events/745806712544818/

October 20th - The Greater Windsor Concert Band under the direction of Ric Moor performs “A Concert of Harvest Dances” featuring songs like Begin the Beguine, Blue Tango, Mambo, Thunder and Lightning, Dublin Dances… and more! On October 20th at 3:00 p.m. located at Banwell Community Church (2400 Banwell Rd). Tickets are $15, $10 student/senior, $35 family rate. For more information please call 519-995-0727 or visit www.greatwindsorconcertband.ca 

 

October 20th - Come hear a dynamic presentation by the Ontario Men's Ministry Team of Teen Challenge as they share their amazing stories of freedom from addiction.  The event will take place at the Cottam United Church, 137 Cty. Rd. 34W, Cottam, at 10:15 am. For info call 519-839-4266 or e-mail info@cottamunitedchurch.ca

 

October 20th - On Sunday October 20th from 2pm-5pm, The Inter-Faith Group of Windsor and Essex County presents The Search for Meaning in Today’s World. A Symposium featuring speakers from: First Nations, Buddhism, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh traditions. All are welcome to attend. Located at Hospice of Windsor and Essex County 6038 Empress St, Windsor. There is no cost to attend and there will be light refreshments. For further information you can contact Dr. Norman King 519-9853 or nking@uwindsor.ca

 

 

 

Ongoing Events

September 1st to November 30th- The Alzheimer's Society of Windsor & Essex County presents “Coffee Break.” “Coffee Break” is any social activity where hosts collect donations for their local Alzheimer Society in exchange for a cup of coffee. Coffee Break® can be customized to any group or organization, with hosts combining the Coffee Break® with bake sales, raffles, or casual dress days to maximize donations. A Coffee Break® can be hosted at any time between September 1st to November 30th, 2019. You can host a  Coffee Break® in your church, home or office. For more information, please visit the link below or contact Angela of Alzheimer Society Windsor-Essex County at (519) 974-2220 ext. 237 or abelleau@aswecare.com. https://alzheimer.ca/en/Home/News-and-Events/events/Coffee-Break

 

September 29th to October 20th- The 3rd Annual Art Exhibit "Excellence in Focus" features Paintings by Nancy A Bauer and PhotoArt by Linda Monin. There is an Opening Reception on Sunday, September 29th from 1-4 pm, AND a Closing Reception on Sunday, October 20th, also from 1-4pm. The show is open to the public and the artists are eager to meet you! The Gibson Gallery is the perfect place for an art exhibit.  It is located at 140 Richmond Street, Amherstburg, Ontario. Visitors, who come to the show, will enjoy both the exceptional artwork and the historic building in which the gallery resides. The gallery building is the former Michigan Central Railroad Station, circa 1896, which has been beautifully renovated to house art. The Gibson is open to the public Thursday to Sunday from 11am - 5 pm. Whether you come to a Meet-the-Artist event or anytime in-between, you will find the exhibit is focused on and meets all expectations of excellence. For more information please contact Linda Monin at lindamonin@cogeco.ca or 519-254-8669.