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July

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

@ the Battle Ground Museum presents: Summer Sun Days

August 1-3 Egyptian Cartouche | Write your name in Hieroglyphics

11am-5pm | FREE Admission

Battle Ground Hotel | 6137 Lundy's Lane


Date:
Friday, August 01, 2014 until Sunday, August 03, 2014
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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

Victoria Lawn CemeteryGudied Spirit Walk

Discover unknown stories of St. Catharines and her residents from the First World War. Reservations can be made by contacting St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canal Centre.


Date:
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:15 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

@ the Museum Thursday night presents: Magic @ The Museum

Join magician George Marchionda for a brief history of stage magic including the performance of some of the classic effects associated with sleight-of-hand magic.


Date:
Thursday, August 07, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

@ the Museum Thursday night presents: Family Activity Night

August 7 Sun Catchers | Create a work of art for your window & Magic at the Museum @ 7pm

5-9pm | FREE Admission

Join us this summer every Thursday evening at the Museum! There will be different crafts and activities every week from 5-9pm.



Community BBQ

Please join MP Malcolm Allen and MPP Cindy Forster for the Second Annual Community BBQ. There will be free hotdogs/hamburgers, face painting, a demonstration by "Mad Science" and live music. Come join the fun!


Date:
Thursday, August 07, 2014
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Community Art Gallery Presents "Our Community" Opening Reception

Please join the Community Art Gallery Advisory Committee for MP Malcolm Allen and MPP Cindy Forster for the their second show "Our Community".

The opening reception will take place on Friday, August 8th from 7:00 to 9:00pm at 60 King St., Units 102 & 103.

Come out and see the works of talented local artists.


Date:
Friday, August 08, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

@ the Battle Ground Museum presents: Summer Sun Days

August 8-10 Sun Catchers | Create a work of art for your window

11am-5pm | FREE Admission

Battle Ground Hotel | 6137 Lundy's Lane

Explore the Battle Ground Hotel Museum as a family and make a craft during your visit


Date:
Friday, August 08, 2014 until Sunday, August 10, 2014
11:00 AM to 5:00 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

Dog's Day of Summer

Dogs and their owners are welcomed to the grounds of the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre to explore special display while enjoying food trucks fare and a pet product market palce.


Date:
Saturday, August 09, 2014
11:00 AM to 4:30 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

Victoria Lawn Cemetery Guided Spirit Walks

Discover unknown stories of St. Catharines and her residents from the First World War. Reservations can be made by contacting St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canal Centre.


Date:
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
7:00 PM to 8:15 PM