Community Messages

Friday, October 18
05:30 PM

5 Pc Perch Dinner $12.50 / person

05:30 PM — 07:00 PM

Dinner includes (5 pcs perch, baked or fresh cut fries, coleslaw, condiments, coffee or tea and dessert). December 21st, 5:30-7pm.  Royal Canadian Merlin Legion 465

Location/Venue Name
Royal Canadian Merlin Legion 465

  • 2 Stanley St, Merlin, N0P 1W0
Saturday, October 19
10:30 AM

Caturday Cat Cafe

10:30 AM — 02:00 PM

In partnership with the Pet and Wildlife Rescue, the Caturday Cat Café will be held at the Chatham Branch on Saturday, October 19 from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm. Stop by the Chatham Branch meeting room to meet volunteers from Chatham Pet and Wildlife Rescue and their furry friends. Play or snuggle with some adorable kitties for fifteen minutes while you learn about the work that the Pet and Wildlife Rescue does in the community and how you can help. Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For the wellbeing of the animals, staff will have to limit the number of participants allowed in the Café at one time to 16. Patrons may have to wait to enter the Café if the meeting room reaches capacity. Advanced tickets for the Café can be reserved starting Friday, October 11. A limited number of standby tickets will also be available starting at 9:30 am on Saturday, October 19. Call 519.354.2940 for more details.

Location/Venue Name
Chatham Branch, Chatham-Kent Public Library

  • 120 Queen Street, Chatham, N7M 2G6
05:30 PM

Dueling Piano Dinner and Show

Saturday, October 19 to Sunday, October 20
05:30 PM — 11:59 AM

Featuring Kay Oh Chay Saturday October 19th, 2019 Chicken and Rib Dinner Spirit and Life Centre 184 Wellington St. West $40 per person CASH BAR Doors at 5:30 Dinner 6:30 SHOW at 8pm ck2020cwl@gmail.com for tickets and information  

Location/Venue Name
Spirit & Life Centre

  • 184 Wellington St. West, Chatham Ontario, N0P 1Z0
07:00 PM

Dare to come to the Wallaceburg Museum’s “Horror Story” Haunted House

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Saturday, October 19, 2019 Saturday, October 26, 2019 Dare to come to the Wallaceburg Museum’s “Horror Story” Haunted House Show time 7:00pm to 9:00pm $3.00/Admission Fee per Person Kids Movie will be played both nights in the Jeanne Gordon Hall Halloween Treats will be available for sale

Location/Venue Name
The Wallaceburg & District Museum

  • 505 King Street, Wallaceburg, N8A 1J1
07:00 PM

Dare to come to the Wallaceburg Museum’s “Horror Story” Haunted House

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Saturday, October 19, 2019 Saturday, October 26, 2019 Dare to come to the Wallaceburg Museum’s “Horror Story” Haunted House Show time 7:00pm to 9:00pm $3.00/Admission Fee per Person Kids Movie will be played both nights in the Jeanne Gordon Hall Halloween Treats will be available for sale

Location/Venue Name
The Wallaceburg & District Museum

  • 505 King Street, Wallaceburg, N8A 1J1
08:00 PM

Chase Padgett's Six Guitars

08:00 PM — 10:00 PM

The Chatham Capitol Theatre presents: Chase Padgett's Six Guitars With a perfect mix of music, comedy and storytelling, Chase Padgett's incredible one-man show continues to wow audiences across North America. The unbelievably talented Padgett portrays six unique guitar players sharing the stories and songs that defined their musical lives, from blues and jazz to classical and beyond. Six Guitars is a night of breathtaking musicianship, captivating characters and clever comedy. Saturday October 19th, 8pm $25-$45   For more information, please visit their website: https://www.chathamcapitoltheatre.com/copy-of-tickets-events

Sunday, October 20
04:00 PM

Dinner Dance With Crystal and Ryan St Dennis

04:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Join the The KC Tilbury for an evening of food and music! $25 Per Ticket, Includes Dinner, Show, and Elimination Draw. Call (519) 682-0633 for more info. October 20th Doors Open: 4PM Chicken and Rib Dinner: 5PM Music: 6:30PM-9PM    

Monday, October 21
All day

War Amps 2019 Address Label Campaign

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Thanks to donations to the Key Tag and Address Label Service, The War Amps is able to provide amputees with financial assistance for artificial limbs, peer support and information on all aspects of living with amputation. Learn more at waramps.ca.

10:00 AM

The Monday Market

10:00 AM — 02:00 PM

All for the love of local! Come out and support Chatham-Kent farmers and artisans! October 21st, 10am-2pm at St Clair College Thames Campus. Chatham, Ontario *Don't be trashy, consider bringing a reusable bag or container to transport your goods!    

07:30 PM

Blenheim horticultural Society Host Garden Teas

07:30 PM — 08:30 PM

Monday Oct 21 @ 7:30pm Trinity Anglican Church lower meeting room, 59 Ellen St. Blenheim. Learn secrets of aromas, colours, flavours and health/garden benefits.  Samples will be provided. Other refreshments provided. More info 519-380-9386, 519-676-9476.

Location/Venue Name
Trinity anglican church

  • 59 ellen st, Blenheim, N0P 1A0
Tuesday, October 22
07:30 PM

Blenheim horticultural Society Host Garden Teas

07:30 PM — 08:30 PM

Monday Oct 21 @ 7:30pm Trinity Anglican Church lower meeting room, 59 Ellen St. Blenheim. Learn secrets of aromas, colours, flavours and health/garden benefits.  Samples will be provided. Other refreshments provided. More info 519-380-9386, 519-676-9476.

Location/Venue Name
Trinity anglican church

  • 59 ellen st, Blenheim, N0P 1A0
Wednesday, October 23
05:00 PM

Book Bash Canadian Children's Literature Festival

05:00 PM — 08:30 PM

Book Bash Canadian Children’s Literature Festival is a fun-filled, free children’s festival featuring a variety of activities and programs with Canadian children’s authors, illustrators and entertainers. CKPL’s festival will highlight First Nations and French-language literature and culture. Hosted by Chatham-Kent Public Library. To find out more information, visit www.ckpl.ca/bookbash.

Location/Venue Name
John D. Bradley Convention Centre

  • 565 Richmond Street, Chatham, N7M 1R2
05:30 PM

Understanding Canadian Values

05:30 PM — 06:30 PM

Newcomers and Immigrants: Learn about what makes Canada great on Oct. 23rd @5:30-6:30pm @ Adult Language and Learning. 240 King St. For more info 519-354-7424.

Location/Venue Name
Adult Language and Learning

  • 240 King St. W, Chatham, N7M 1E7
05:30 PM

Blenheim Youth Centre Bowling

05:30 PM — 06:30 PM

The Blenheim Youth Centre will be going bowling at Golden Acre Lanes Bowling Centre in Blenheim, Ontario every other Wednesday starting this week from 5:30- 6:30PM! Bowling will be #free for all youth who participate.

Friday, October 25
08:30 AM

ART-tastic PD Day: Paint Party!

08:30 AM — 05:00 PM

Don't have a boring day at home! Have a fab, fun day making art ALL day! ART-tastic PD Day: Paint Party! October 25th, 8:30-5pm in Studio Two, The Cultural Centre. Dress for mess and outside play. Pack a lunch and some snacks. Age 7 yrs and up. For more information, please visit: https://www.chatham-kent.ca/ThamesArtGallery To register: Call: 519.360.1998 Online: www.chatham-kent.ca/RecConnect under Gallery Events In Person at The Cultural Centre or local municipal centre.

06:30 PM

The Addams Family Movie

06:30 PM — 09:00 PM

The Addams Family Doors open at 6:30pm, Movie at 7:00pm Free Adult Movie, All Adults Welcome, Snack Available. Sponsored by Movietime Wallaceburg & District Museum

Location/Venue Name
Wallaceburg & District Museum

  • 505 King Street, Wallaceburg, N8A 1J1
08:00 PM

Pickin' n Fiddlin'

08:00 PM — 11:59 PM

Friday Oct. 25, 2019 Pickin' n Fiddlin' will be held at Wyoming Legion from 8:00 p.m. till midnight.  Door donations will go to Sarnia Humane Society this month. Sponsored by the Wyoming Legion Ladies Auxiliary. All musicians and public welcome    

Location/Venue Name
Wyoming Legion

  • 493 Erie St., Wyoming, N0N 1T0
Saturday, October 26
All day

FREE P.A. DAY

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

FREE P.A. DAY FRIDAY  OCTOBER 25, 2019  FROM 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for ages 4-10  at FIRST REFORMED CHURCH -CORNER OF LACROIX AND INDIAN CREEK ROAD, CHATHAM featuring: PURE DOG AGILITY AND JAMES FUNNYHAT- (storytelling Musician)  Followed by:Crafts, Music, Stories, Exercises and Sports. Lunch and snacks are provided at no cost.  PLEASE CALL (519) 351-0046 for early registration or by e-mail to the church 1strefrm@ciaccess.com  

Location/Venue Name
FIRST REFORMED CHURCH

  • 632 Lacroix St. (Cnr. of Lacroix & Indian Creek Road), Chatham,, N7M 2X4
08:00 AM

1st Wallaceburg Retirement Residence Farmers Market

08:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Come on out to the 1st Wallaceburg Retirement Residence Farmers Market on Oct 26th, 8am to 12 noon. Various vendors to shop with. Great for your early Christmas gifts.    

09:00 AM

INDOOR YARD SALE

09:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Holy Trinity/St. Paul's Church, Selkirk & Victoria, Chatham.  Oct 26, 9am-11:30am. 

Location/Venue Name
Holy Trinity/St. Paul's Church

  • Selkirk & Victoria Streets, Chatham, N7L 1Y8
10:00 AM

Howloween at the dog park

10:00 AM — 12:00 PM

The DOLRA Committee is sponsoring a free event at the dog park on Saturday, October 26, at 59 Water Street. Come to the park between 10 AM and 12 noon with or without a costume. Receive a free bandana from a committee member. 519-359-8455.

Location/Venue Name
John Waddell Dog Park

  • 59 Water Street, Chatham, N7M 4C5
11:00 AM

Safe Treating in the Village

11:00 AM — 02:00 PM

The Chatham-Kent Children's Safety Village is once again hosting its annual Safe Treating in the Village. On Saturday, October 26 for $10 /family (no advance tix required). Wear your costumes & come out to the Safety Village - 21797 Fargo Rd. Blenheim, ON, N0P 1A0 - between 11am & 2pm and SAFELY trick or treat with our community partners for lots of treats & no tricks! Li'l Obie CN's Miniature Train will be there, a train ride for everyone through the park - A crowd favourite! With activities for the kids such as cupcake decorating, crafts, games, a BBQ and the chance to win prizes you don't want to miss this event! If you have any questions please feel free to call them at 519-360-1270.    

07:00 PM

Dare to come to the Wallaceburg Museum’s “Horror Story” Haunted House

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Saturday, October 19, 2019 Saturday, October 26, 2019 Dare to come to the Wallaceburg Museum’s “Horror Story” Haunted House Show time 7:00pm to 9:00pm $3.00/Admission Fee per Person Kids Movie will be played both nights in the Jeanne Gordon Hall Halloween Treats will be available for sale

Location/Venue Name
The Wallaceburg & District Museum

  • 505 King Street, Wallaceburg, N8A 1J1
07:00 PM

Dare to come to the Wallaceburg Museum’s “Horror Story” Haunted House

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Saturday, October 19, 2019 Saturday, October 26, 2019 Dare to come to the Wallaceburg Museum’s “Horror Story” Haunted House Show time 7:00pm to 9:00pm $3.00/Admission Fee per Person Kids Movie will be played both nights in the Jeanne Gordon Hall Halloween Treats will be available for sale

Location/Venue Name
The Wallaceburg & District Museum

  • 505 King Street, Wallaceburg, N8A 1J1
07:00 PM

Dare to come to the Wallaceburg Museum’s “Horror Story” Haunted House

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Dare to come to the Wallaceburg Museum’s “Horror Story” Haunted House Oct 26. Show time 7:00pm to 9:00pm $3.00/Admission Fee per Person Kids Movie will be played in the Jeanne Gordon Hall Halloween Treats will be available for sale

Location/Venue Name
Wallaceburg & District Museum

  • 505 King Street, Wallaceburg, N8A 1J1
08:00 PM

Michael Vanhevel at the Mary Webb Centre

08:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Michael Vanhevel will be performing at the The Mary Webb Centre For The Arts on October 26. Purchase your tickets in advance to save. 519-358-6455 for tickets or questions. Canadian Crooner Michael Vanhevel's energy and ability to channel the sound of Elvis or Sinatra, Holly or Orbison, Anka or Vinton, Charles or Checker, is phenomenal and indubitably entertaining. Along with his killer 5 piece band, you might not know what song is next but you know it is going to be mind-blowing good music!

Sunday, October 27
11:00 AM

TJ Stables Fall Festival and Craft Show

11:00 AM — 03:00 PM

Come on out to TJ Stables Oct 27th for the TJ Stables Fall Festival and Craft Show 11am -3pm Something for everyone Children’s activities : • Wagon Rides • Pony Rides • Pumpkin 🎃 Decorating • Straw Maze •Candy Hunt And so much more.... Over 40 Vendors for shopping Admission $5. Children under 4 are FREE!! Vendors spots available Contact the office 519 354-7517

07:00 PM

Harvest Festival Hymn Sing

07:00 PM — 08:00 PM

Choir members from local churches will be presenting a HARVEST FESTIVAL HYMN SING at Holy Trinity-St. Paul's Anglican Church on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m.   The choir will have a 2-hour rehearsal on the same day from 1:30 to 3:30 in order to learn 3 anthem selections.  Brian Sweetman, organist and music director of Holy Trinity-St. Paul's Church, will direct the choir. Freewill Offering. Proceeds to the Chatham Food Bank. CALLING ALL CHOIR MEMBERS!  If you love to sing and want to join in a great shout of Thanksgiving praise to God, please be a part of the massed choir and join in the choir rehearsal at Holy Trinity-St. Paul's Anglican Church at 1:30 (until 3:30). For more Information, please phone Nancy Tapley at 519-354-0463 or email chathamcentrercco@gmail.com  

Location/Venue Name
Holy Trinity/St. Paul's Anglican Church

  • 81 Selkirk St., corner of Selkirk St. and Victoria Ave., Chatham, N7L 1Y8
Tuesday, October 29
02:00 PM

Movies @ Your Library

02:00 PM — 04:30 PM

Red Joan starring Judi Dench will be shown in the Meeting Room of the Chatham Branch on Tuesday, Oct 29at 2pm. All are welcome.

Location/Venue Name
Chatham-Kent Public Library - Chatham Branch

  • 120 Queen Street, Chatham, N7M 2G6
07:00 PM

CK Drug Awareness Council Public Screening of "US and Them"

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

CK Drug Awareness Council Public Screening of "US and Them" October 29th, 7pm at the Chatham Capitol Theatre FREE Viewing! No tickets needed US AND THEM TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/175460546 To bring awareness to the issues of homelessness and addictions, Chatham-Kent Drug Awareness Council with funding from the Chatham Kent Community Foundation, presents this screening that was over 10 years in the making. SYNOPSIS Filmed over a decade, US AND THEM is a deeply visceral film about transformation through human connection. It all begins when filmmaker Krista Loughton is questioned by addiction expert Dr. Gabor Maté about her need to relieve pain in the world. This takes her back in time when she befriended four chronically homeless people in an effort to help them heal their lives.    

Wednesday, October 30
05:30 PM

Understanding Food Labels

05:30 PM — 06:30 PM

  Newcomers and Immigrants: Learn about how to read and understand food labels. Oct.30th @  17:30-18:30 @ Adult Language and Learning.240 King St. W. Chatham. For more info 519-354-7424.

Location/Venue Name
Adult Languagae and Learning

  • 240 King St. W, Chatham, N7M 1E7
06:00 PM

Road Map to Simple Safety Solutions.

06:00 PM — 07:30 PM

Join Chatham-Kent Economic Development Services at the Chatham-Kent John D. Bradley Convention Centre on October 30th for Road Map to Simple Safety Solutions. Tickets are #free. Get the latest information on workplace health and safety Health and Safety doesn’t have to be complicated! Investing in workplace health and safety is an investment in your employees and your business success.    

07:00 PM

Pet Sematary

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

October Movies: Pet Sematary (2019). October 30th, 7pm at the Chatham Capitol Theatre $5 cash at the door or flash your pass! Happy Halloween CK! Pet Sematary Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.   Rated R    

Friday, November 1
All day

CHAP Volunteer Drivers

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Become a CHAP Volunteer Driver Take seniors and people with disabilities where they need to be.   Mileage reimbursed, drive your own vehicle and set your availability For further information, call 519-354-6221 ext 241

08:00 PM

Silent film classic, The Phantom of the Opera (1925)Silme, with live pipe organ

08:00 PM — 10:30 PM

Relive the experience of attending a large city silent movie theatre in the 1920s. Before sound was added to film, large pipe organs would provide the audio backdrop. A comedy short will be followed by the iconic performance of Mr. Lon Chaney as the phantom in the 1925 version of The Phantom of the Opera. World-renowned and Juno award winning organist, Ian Sadler, of Stratford, ON, will accompany both films. Arrive early and hear Ian play Scott Joplin rag tunes on the piano from 7:45 to 8:00 p.m. The Casavant pipe organ of Central United Church, Sarnia is the largest pipe organ in three counties, including the City of Windsor. Come hear this grand instrument in one of its last public performances. The congregation, the oldest in Sarnia, will cease its 188-year old ministry by Fall, 2020. The organ will be shuttered, packed up and leave Sarnia. Come dressed in Roaring Twenties costume and receive a raffle ticket. Raffle winners (5) will receive $20 (the cost of admission!). General Admission.  No reserve seating (except for groups of 10 or more). Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices:  Adults: $20;  Youth (12-16):  $12; Children (11 and under): $7. Tickets available at the Cheeky Monkey, 130 Christina Street North, Sarnia. 519-332-0978. http://cheekymonkeysarnia.ca/event/1925-phantom-of-the-opera-w-pipe-organ-central-united-church/ For more information, email:  chathamcentrercco@gmail.com  

Location/Venue Name
Central United Church

  • 220 George Street, Sarnia, N7T 4N9
Saturday, November 2
09:00 AM

RentSmart for Landlords

09:00 AM — 01:00 PM

Landlords want tenants that pay the rent on time, are good neighbors and look after the property. RentSmart-Landlord is an innovative education program offered by the Chatham-Kent Landlord Association. This 4 hour course covers all aspects of being a landlord from screening to evictions and legal requirements.  

Location/Venue Name
To be confirmed

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08:00 PM

The Abrams

08:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Kent Regiment IODE presents: The Abrams Meet Canada’s newest country sensations: fourth-generation musicians John and James Abrams combine down-home charm and sweet vocal harmonies with an eclectic mix of instruments and styles, from bluegrass to gospel, folk and a bit of pop and rock. Don’t miss the Capitol debut of Canada’s coolest country troubadours! Proceeds of this concert will go to local projects of the IODE, including the Children’s School Breakfast Program. Saturday November 2, 8pm at the Chatham Capitol Theatre $39 For more information, please visit our website:  

Tuesday, November 5
08:00 AM

Coffee with a Cop

08:00 AM — 10:00 AM

Get to know members of your Police Service over a free cup of coffee... perfect way to start your day !! November 5th, 8-10am at Tim Hortons, Ridgetown. 

Thursday, November 7
06:00 PM

Bright Beginnings Expo

06:00 PM — 07:30 PM

Join Chatham-Kent Child Care and Early Years at the Bright Beginnings Expo in Wallaceburg on Thursday November 7, 6:00pm-7:30pm! Lots of information, interactive play, plus great door prizes and giveaways! Please register:   

06:30 PM

Adulting 101: ‘80s Aerobics Experience

06:30 PM — 07:30 PM

Do you miss “sweating to the oldies”? Then come out to Chatham-Kent Public Library’s ‘80s Aerobics Experience on Thursday, November 7 at 6:30 pm. Channel your inner Jane Fonda and practice your jazzercise skills while listening to classic ‘80s jams. Costumes are encouraged! Registration is required, call 519.354.2940 or search “80s” at search.ckpl.ca. ‘80s Aerobics Experience is part of the Adulting 101 program series at Chatham-Kent Public Library. We recognize that being an adult can be hard. This an opportunity for adults (16+) to come together and learn different life skills in a fun and welcoming environment. Adulting 101 programs will take place on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm in the Chatham Branch, Meeting Room

Location/Venue Name
Chatham Branch, Chatham-Kent Public Library

  • 120 Queen Street, Chatham, N7M 2G6
Friday, November 15
All day

Canada Homestay Network - Chatham-Kent

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

 Canada Homestay Network is looking for hosts for students Gr 9-12 in the Sarnia-Lambton area. We have students who come from all over the world and stay with us anywhere from 1 month to 10 months. What we ask of our hosts: -provide a private bedroom, with a window, door, bed, desk and closet or dresser -provide 3 meals a day and snacks -internet -a caring family atmosphere that you would expect if you sent a love one to the other side of the world! What we provide our hosts: -a generous stipend of $750 to offset any of the costs of having a student -24/7 emergency support -an amazing experience to meet new people, share our Canadian culture while learning about other cultures To apply or for more information please visit https://whyihost.ca/ or Contact your Local Relationship Manager Courtney Ouellette at 1-877-441-4443 ext 2177

05:30 PM

5 Pc Perch Dinner $12.50 / person

05:30 PM — 07:00 PM

Dinner includes (5 pcs perch, baked or fresh cut fries, coleslaw, condiments, coffee or tea and dessert). December 21st, 5:30-7pm.  Royal Canadian Merlin Legion 465

Location/Venue Name
Royal Canadian Merlin Legion 465

  • 2 Stanley St, Merlin, N0P 1W0
Saturday, November 16
09:30 AM

WINTER WONDERLAND BAZAAR & TEA

09:30 AM — 01:30 PM

Winter Wonderland Bazaar & Tea. Holy Trinity/St. Paul's Church, Selkirk & Victoria, Chatham. November 16, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm; Tea room, baking, sweets, crafts, silent auction, gift baskets, white elephant and more

Location/Venue Name
Holy Trinity/St. Paul's Church

  • Selkirk & Victoria Streets, Chatham, N7L 1Y8