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Cineplex Family Favorites
Visit Galaxy Cinemas Brantford every Saturday morning for Cineplex Family Favorites. Watch a family favorite film for just $2.50, starting at 11am. A portion of the proceeds to Starlight Children’s Foundation.
The Alzheimer Society’s annual fundraiser: Coffee Break
Make your coffee count. Support the Alzheimer Society in your community by hosting a coffee break; it is an easy and fun way to show your support for over 500,000 Canadians across Canada who are living with Alzheimer’s disease. For more information on how to host your own Coffee Break please visit: http://www.alzheimercoffeebreak.ca/.
Returns for Leukemia Bottle Drive
May 25th-26th 2013
Location: All Ontario Beer Store Locations
Description: Take part in Returns for Leukemia, the annual bottle drive event hosted by UFCW Local 12R24 and The Beer Store. Come on out May 25th and 26th to donate your empty beer, wine and spirit containers at any of The Beer Store’s 440 locations and you will be helping to fund a cure for blood cancers. Return your empties May 25th and 26th. To volunteer or find out more, visit www.bottledrive.ca.
Special Olympics Brantford: 25th Annual Bowl-a-Thon
May 26th 2013
Location: Echo Bowl, Brantford
Description: Special Olympics Ontario-Brantford is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to contributing to the social, physical and psychological development of people with intellectual disabilities through positive, successful experiences in sport. This event is our major fundraiser. The money raised in this event pays for the facilities, equipment and transportation that allows our Special Olympians the opportunity to participate in sports training and competition at the local, provincial and national level. For more information or to register a team, please contact Stephanie Brown at 519-442-2507.
Glenhyrst Family Arts Day
May 26th 2013
Time: 11am-4pm RAIN OR SHINE
Location: Glenhyrst Gallery, Brantford
Description: Come enjoy Family Arts Day at Glenhyrst, the event is free for the whole family. There will be booths that include storytelling, painting, acting and so much more. Don’t miss out on the Annual School Art Exhibit or the launch of CultureQuest. There will be refreshments, food and treats. For more information visit www.glenhyrst.ca or call 519-756-5932.
9th Annual Charity Motorcycle Ride
June 1st 2013
Time: Registration at 9AM – Ride departs at 11AM BBQ to follow
Description: The Lansdowne Children’s Centre hosts their 9th annual Charity Motorcycle Ride on Saturday, June 1st 2013 in support of Every Kid Counts! The Every Kid Counts program makes it possible for children and youth with special needs to participate in recreational programs like swimming, summer camp, sports, and more. Can’t make it but want to be there in spirit and help make a difference? Become a supporter of one of the many registered riders! Just visit www.lansdowneride4kids.com and donate today!
2013 Stampede Day
June 1st 2013
Location: Paris Fairgrounds
Description: Greatrodeo.com presents 2013 Stampede Day. This event is something for the whole family. This event will include one of the world’s most dangerous sport…bull riding and also Canadian motorcycle racer Jordan Szoke. All proceeds support help a child smile which is a registered charity dedicated to bringing joy into the lives of children with cancer.
Springtime in Paris
June 1st- 2nd 2013
Time: Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
Location: Lions Park, Paris
Description: Come enjoy a weekend of family activities in the prettiest town in Canada. Enjoy music, entertainment, crafts and contests all weekend long. Admission is free to the park; food bank donations are greatly appreciated. For more information visit, www.springtimeinparis.ca
Waterloo Air Show
June 1st-2nd 2013
Location: Waterloo International Airport
Description: Kick-start your summer by bringing the family to the 2013 Waterloo Air Show, June 1st and 2nd. The Canadian Forces Snowbirds will highlight amazing aerial displays of aerobatics, jets and warbirds – and pyro! New for 2013 will be a jet car screaming down the runway and an incredible wing walker. Aviation is showcased on the ground too with additional aircraft parked on the tarmac to get up close to, take photos and speak to the pilots. To round out the day, there will be aviation and community displays, kids activities, performer autographs, food and licensed areas. Bring your blankets, chairs and cameras out to the Region of Waterloo International Airport and pick your spot on the grass. There’s not a bad seat in the house when you’re looking skywards! Visit www.waterlooairshow.com for more information and to purchase tickets.
The Canadian Cancer Society: Relay For Life
June 7th 2013
Location: Lion’s Park, Brantford
Description: Relay For Life is an inspirational, non-competitive, 12-hour overnight fundraising event that brings you and your community together to celebrate life and fight cancer. Relay has a festival-like atmosphere that your family, friends and co-workers can enjoy regardless of age or fitness level. Teams of 10-15 people fundraise individually and as a team to help the Canadian Cancer Society save lives and support those who are facing cancer. Relay participants make a commitment to raise at least $100 and are supported with the tools to reach their goals. At Relay, teams gather with cancer survivors at their local track, stadium or sports field and take turns walking laps all night. Each team keeps at least one member on the track at all times, while all around them the party is in full swing. Teams stay overnight in the decorated tent city, united to enjoy music, food, activities and entertainment and to celebrate life. For more information visit www.cancer.ca.