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July

Heart Niagara Kids Camp: Healthy Heroes

This camp runs from July 21-24 from 8:30-12:30 daily

Heart Niagara's Kids' Summer Fun Healthy Cooking Program is a unique, fun and educational half-day program, with a focus on being and staying healthy. Kids will participate in fun and educational activities while learning about their health. Each four-day session includes: healthy lunch daily (Heart Healthy Allergy-aware Kid-Friendly Lunches and Snacks), educational fun, CPR/AED Training, cooking lessons, and high quality-low ratio staffing. Kids will leave empowered and excited to make healthy choices after the four-session program!

Where: Heart Niagara 6017 Valley Way, Niagara Falls, ON (Former St. Michaels' High School), features an industrial health code approved kitchen, large outdoor space, community gardens, AV equip classrooms, and indoor recreation space.

Who: Terra Pasco- Health Event Coordinator; entering her 4th year of Community Development, Family Studies and Leadership at Western University plus over 10 years of experience in children's programming. CPR/AED and First Aid Certified, as well as a trained Food for Life & You're the Chef Educator. Terra has a passion for educating and empowering our future citizens.

Aayrn Secker- Education and Communication Coordinator; holds a Masters of Education, with a focus on health based curriculum for elementary age students. Aaryn has worked for Heart Niagara for over 2 years as part of the Healthy Heart Schools Program.

Both Terra and Aayrn have extensive experience and education in children's education and development, program planning and delivery.

Additional Staff: TBA

Why choose Heart Niagara's Kids' Summer Fun Healthy Cooking Program? Our program brings together health education and fun, delivering important information to kids in ways they can understand. Exciting them to make health choices and become healthier citizens! We believe it is never too early to be healthy and take an active role in your health. Summer should be fun and educational.

Safety and Quality: In addition to our educational offerings, we are committed to the safety and support of the kids who attend our program by offering high quality and trained staffing at a low ratio (6:1) as well a small group sizes. This means our staff will get to know each of the kids and provide them with the attention required to ensure comfort and safety.

Weekly Themes:

Week 1: Health Explorers- Kids will travel the world of health, exploring the body, organs, various systems- especially the heart- as well as explore how food and exercise affect our health.

Week 2: Healthy Heroes- Kids will meet various heroes of health, as well as become life saving heroes themselves (CPR/AED Training). Heroes include Paramedics, Medical Professionals and Super Foods!

Week 3: Kids in the Kitchen! - Kids will get their hands dirty in preparing their own food all week, including Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Snacks. In addition to healthy eating kids will learn safe and smart food handling techniques.

For more information visit summercamp.heartniagara.com or email info@heartniagara.com


Date:
Monday, July 21, 2014 until Thursday, July 24, 2014
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Willoughby Manor BBQ Fundraiser in support of HEARTLAND FOREST

Willoughby Manor's residents know that connecting with nature and being educated on the importance of protecting our environment is essential. We are hosting our annual cooking for a cause BBQ fundraiser to support Heartland Forest with their educational programs.

Presentation on native Southern Ontario bird species. Enjoy a variety of BBQ treats/refreshments and music with Brad Boland on our outdoor terrace.

Willoughby Manor, 3584 Bridgewater St, Niagara Falls RSVP 905.295.6288

Tuesday, July 22nd 2 pm to 4 pm



Voyageur Sing-a-Long

Join Paul and Pierre on their trip to the grand nor' and join in the fun and songs along the way! Singing voice strongly recommended; life jacket and paddle not required.

To help commemorate the historic fur trade, while 'Fur Trade Nation' is on display, we give you the Voyageur Sing-a-Long!

For the whole family. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more detail, check the summer program schedule.

This program runs indoors.


Date:
Thursday, July 24, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Party Out Front Every Friday In July

Looking for something to do with the family this summer that won't break the bank? Come on out to Central Community Church for a FREE event every Friday night in July at 6pm. Events include inflatable bouncy castle, food, yard games, outdoor movies on a big screen, magic shows, and water games! Free fun for the whole family!


Date:
Friday, July 25, 2014
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

200th Anniversary of the Battle of Lundy's Lane

Help us commemorative the 200th Anniversary of the bloodiest battle of the War of 1812. Join us as we storm the Lundys Lane Battlefield, just as British and American soldiers would have done years ago. Once there, neXt Company Theater puts you at the center of their performance as we remember not only the soldiers but the civilians of Niagara.

Register for the event at www.battleoflundyslane.ca

$12 for adults

$ 6 for children

Participants receive a t-shirt and free commemorative coin with their registration.


Date:
Friday, July 25, 2014
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Rockway Fason Gala

SAVE the DATE: Sunday July 27th 2014

Doors open at 5:00 PM

TICKETS: $60 Per person

Presented at Rockway Vineyards

3290 Ninth St, St Catharines

Three course gourmet dinner

prepared by Rockway's Executive Chef Ken Millard

-Wines presented by Rockway Vineyards

-Music performed

-Featuring designers from the Niagara

region; Clavaux, NOTL Wine Jewelry, Box House Apparel

An evening to enjoy great food, fabulous wine & spectacular fashion.

Sparkle and Shine, Shop and Dine, and do a little dancing too!

Tickets available at Rockway Vineyards, Box House Apparel, Tredwell's and Clavaux

Or visit our facebook event page for further info!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1507089119505916/

This event was originally scheduled for June 8th, and has been rescheduled for July 27th.

Our apologies to those who have previously purchased tickets, and we do hope to see you at the July show. Thank you for your support!


Date:
Sunday, July 27, 2014
5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Canadian Junior Boys Championship

For 5 days, 150 elite junior boys with their families from across the country, will be tested by Lengends on the Niagara's Battlefield course. This extremely competitive event is one of the most prestigious championships in Canada. Free Admission.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Legends on the Niagara Golf Course will be hosting a Golf Canada event on the Battlefield Course this summer.Golf Canada is seeking volunteers to help make sure this exciting event runs smoothly.

If interested, please register at: http://dicap.golfcanada.ca/volunteersystem/volunteer_publicsignup.php?e=310


Date:
Monday, July 28, 2014 until Friday, August 01, 2014

August

Bruce Trail Hike-a-thon

Hikers of all levels are invited to participate in the first-ever Bruce Trail Hike-a-thon during the month of August. The Bruce Trail Hike-a-thon gives you the opportunity to help preserve and protect the Bruce Trail and provide an opportunity to make your kilometres count. You can hike as little or as much as you want. You can hike by yourself, with a buddy, friends and/or family. You can also join the public hikes offered by any of the Bruce Trail Clubs along the trail.


Date:
Friday, August 01, 2014 until Sunday, August 31, 2014

Food Day Canada - Around the Canadian Table

Celebrate Food Day Canada with Les Marmitons Niagara while raising scholarship funds for students at Niagara College! Around the Canadian Table is an evening of food, wine, conversation and music where guests will enjoy a delicious taste of the season.

Great Cause! Net proceeds will provide bursaries and scholarships for Niagara College students in four programs: Culinary Skills Chef Training; Hospitality Management Hotel & Restaurant; Brewmaster & Brewery Operations Management; and Winery & Viticulture Technician.

Ttickets may be purchased at www.aroundthecanadiantable.ca


Date:
Saturday, August 02, 2014
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Voyageur Sing-a-Long

Join Paul and Pierre on their trip to the grand nor' and join in the fun and songs along the way! Singing voice strongly recommended; life jacket and paddle not required.

To help commemorate the historic fur trade, while 'Fur Trade Nation' is on display, we give you the Voyageur Sing-a-Long!

For the whole family. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more detail, check the summer program schedule.

This program runs indoors.


Date:
Thursday, August 07, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

"Not All There" Opening Reception

Come out to the opening reception of "Not All There", the debut solo exhibition from local multimedia artist, Emily Andrews.

Her collection of surrealistic oil paintings explore the dichotomy between chaos and control in reference to the inner workings of the human mind through a series of thought patterns, daydreams, fears, and paradoxes.

With live entertainment from Aaron Berger & the Blue Stars, The Anti-Qs, and the Black Flies, this is an event you won't want to miss!

"Not All There" will be on display at Niagara Artists Centre from August 9th to August 22nd.

To view a preview of this exhibition, visit: www.emilyandrews.ca


Date:
Saturday, August 09, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Heart Niagara Kids Camp: Kids in the Kitchen

What: Heart Niagara's Kids' Summer Fun Healthy Cooking Program is a unique, fun and educational half-day program, with a focus on being and staying healthy. Kids will participate in fun and educational activities while learning about their health. Each four-day session includes: healthy lunch daily (Heart Healthy Allergy-aware Kid-Friendly Lunches and Snacks), educational fun, CPR/AED Training, cooking lessons, and high quality-low ratio staffing. Kids will leave empowered and excited to make healthy choices after the four-session program!

Where: Heart Niagara 6017 Valley Way, Niagara Falls, ON (Former St. Michaels' High School), features an industrial health code approved kitchen, large outdoor space, community gardens, AV equip classrooms, and indoor recreation space.

Who: Terra Pasco- Health Event Coordinator; entering her 4th year of Community Development, Family Studies and Leadership at Western University plus over 10 years of experience in children's programming. CPR/AED and First Aid Certified, as well as a trained Food for Life & You're the Chef Educator. Terra has a passion for educating and empowering our future citizens.

Aayrn Secker- Education and Communication Coordinator; holds a Masters of Education, with a focus on health based curriculum for elementary age students. Aaryn has worked for Heart Niagara for over 2 years as part of the Healthy Heart Schools Program.

Both Terra and Aayrn have extensive experience and education in children's education and development, program planning and delivery.

Additional Staff: TBA

Why choose Heart Niagara's Kids' Summer Fun Healthy Cooking Program? Our program brings together health education and fun, delivering important information to kids in ways they can understand. Exciting them to make health choices and become healthier citizens! We believe it is never too early to be healthy and take an active role in your health. Summer should be fun and educational.

Safety and Quality: In addition to our educational offerings, we are committed to the safety and support of the kids who attend our program by offering high quality and trained staffing at a low ratio (6:1) as well a small group sizes. This means our staff will get to know each of the kids and provide them with the attention required to ensure comfort and safety.

Weekly Themes:

Week 1: Health Explorers- Kids will travel the world of health, exploring the body, organs, various systems- especially the heart- as well as explore how food and exercise affect our health.

Week 2: Healthy Heroes- Kids will meet various heroes of health, as well as become life saving heroes themselves (CPR/AED Training). Heroes include Paramedics, Medical Professionals and Super Foods!

Week 3: Kids in the Kitchen! - Kids will get their hands dirty in preparing their own food all week, including Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Snacks. In addition to healthy eating kids will learn safe and smart food handling techniques.

For more information visit summercamp.heartniagara.com or email info@heartniagara.com


Date:
Monday, August 11, 2014 until Thursday, August 14, 2014
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Voyageur Sing-a-Long

Join Paul and Pierre on their trip to the grand nor' and join in the fun and songs along the way! Singing voice strongly recommended; life jacket and paddle not required.

To help commemorate the historic fur trade, while 'Fur Trade Nation' is on display, we give you the Voyageur Sing-a-Long!

For the whole family. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more detail, check the summer program schedule.

This program runs indoors.


Date:
Thursday, August 21, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Terry Fox Trivia Night

Come enjoy a fun night of Trivia!! All proceeds to the Terry Fox Run. Suggested donation $20 per person.


Date:
Thursday, August 21, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

September

Bravo Niagara! Presents the Ontario Debut of the Ehnes Quartet

Bravo Niagara! Falling for Music promises to be an enchanting evening with the Ontario debut of the Ehnes Quartet and will be a rare opportunity to hear 9-time JUNO-winning violinist James Ehnes and his acclaimed string quartet. On September 5th, Bravo Niagara! will recreate an intimate "Salon de Musique" set amidst the picturesque backdrop of Chateau des Charmes' award winning vineyard overlooking romantic rose gardens and the majestic Niagara Escarpment.

Tickets to Bravo Niagara! Falling for Music also include a glass of Chateau des Charmes Brut Sparkling Wine. There will be limited seating for this exclusive opportunity.

For more information on Bravo Niagara! and the Ehnes Quartet, please visit www.bravoniagara.org or contact us at bravoniagaramusic@gmail.com.