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Deck the Holidays Workshop

Nov
25

Date: November 25, 2017

Location: 915 County Road 50 East, Harrow, Ontario

Ring in the holiday season with a hands-on wreath-making workshop using natural materials from the forest and farm.

Registration fee includes all materials and expert instruction, a tasty mug of warm cider or cocoa, and a holiday snack from the Homestead's hearth. $20 per person.

Pre-registration is required.

Register online at www.decktheholidaysworkshop2017.eventbrite.ca

 

Harrow Santa Claus Parade

Dec
01

Date: December 01, 2017

Location: King Street, Harrow, Ontario

Santa Claus is Coming to Town on a new day!!!

Join the festivities on Friday, December 1 starting at 7:00 pm for Santa and the holiday parade!

 

Essex District Christmas Craft Show

Dec
02

Date: December 02, 2017

Location: Essex United Church, 53 Talbot Street South, Essex, Ontario

Gifts and craft items for everyone. Come take a look at some of the unique gift ideas for those hard to buy for people on your shopping list. Homemade baked goods, linens, clothing, soaps, candles and much more. Kitchen will be open for lunch both days, come and share lunch with a friend or bring the family. All are welcome. Handicap accessible at front entrance. Lots of free parking.

Essex District Christmas Craft Show

Dec
03

Date: December 03, 2017

Location: Essex United Church, 53 Talbot Street South, Essex, Ontario

Gifts and craft items for everyone. Come take a look at some of the unique gift ideas for those hard to buy for people on your shopping list. Homemade baked goods, linens, clothing, soaps, candles and much more. Kitchen will be open for lunch both days, come and share lunch with a friend or bring the family. All are welcome. Handicap accessible at front entrance. Lots of free parking.

Meet Santa before the Parade

Dec
09

Date: December 09, 2017

Location: Talbot Street, Essex, Ontario

Before the annual Santa Claus Parade, meet and greet Santa at Essex United Church from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

 

 

Essex Centre Santa Claus Parade

Dec
09

Date: December 09, 2017

Location: Talbot Street, Essex, Ontario

The BIA's annual Santa Claus Parade starts at Fairview Avenue and goes to Maidstone Avenue.

Letters to Santa will be collected by his helpers from Canada Post.

Don’t forget to bring some canned goods – they’ll be collected along the parade route too!

 

Eve of St. Nicholas at John R. Park Homestead

Dec
10

Date: December 10, 2017

Location: 915 County Road 50 East, Harrow, Ontario

See the Homestead in its holiday splendour. The pioneer house and farm are decorated with materials gathered from the farm and forest. Warm up with mulled cider and roasted chestnuts. Meet St. Nicholas' historic counterparts- Ruprecht and Belsnickel. Check the 'list' to see if you have been naughty or nice this year. Make a gingerbread cookie and traditional ornament to take home.

 

Holiday Breakfast

Dec
12

Date: December 12, 2017

Location: 20 Talbot St. S., Essex

Join us at the Employment Assessment Centre at 20 Talbot St. S. for our free Holiday Breakfast.

Candlelight Christmas at John R. Park Homestead

Dec
12

Date: December 12, 2017

Location: 915 County Road 50, Harrow, Ontario

See the 1842 Homestead decorated with natural materials from forest and farm, craft a traditional ornament, bake on the hearth, and ring the sleigh bells. Costumed guides will take visitors through the house and farm after sundown. Various stops along the way offer guests a seasonal participation experience straight from the days of John and Amelia Park.

$15 per person. Pre-registration is required.

Register at erca.org/jrph

Breakfast with Santa

Dec
17

Date: December 17, 2017

Location: 6155 Arner Townline, Essex, Ontario

Enjoy an amazing breakfast buffet at the Canadian Transportation and Heritage Village, then visit Santa between 9:00 and 11:00 or 11:30 to 1:00.

Don't forget your camera!

Essex Blood Donor Clinic

Dec
19

Date: December 19, 2017

Location: 60 Fairview Avenue West, Essex, ON

You have the power to Give Life....Donate Blood! Essex Centre Sports Complex Tuesday, December 19 1pm - 7pm

Walk in, bring a friend, save a life!

Seniors Dinner Dance

Dec
20

Date: December 20, 2017

Location: 62 King Street East, Harrow, Ontario

The Harrow and District Seniors Committee will be holding Seniors Dinner Dances on the third Wednesday of each month at the Harrow Knights of Columbus Hall.

Featuring Gord Ciliska.

Doors open at 1:00 p.m. Dancing from 2 to 5 p.m. Dinner served at 5:15 p.m.

Open to all seniors. $10.00 per person.

Please park at the rear of Harrow Shoppers Drug Mart.

Sip n' Paint

Dec
21

Date: December 21, 2017

Location: Harrow & Colchester South Recreation Complex

Arts, Culture and Tourism presents: Sip n' Paint Step by Step instruction to create your very own masterpiece and all the supplies to do so! An inspiring art instructor will guide the class through each step of a painting. Includes complimentary glass of wine and an etched wine glass as a participation gift. Cost is $50.00 registration required Suggestion: Wear clothes you don't mind getting a touch of paint on.

Harrow Blood Donor Clinic

Dec
28

Date: December 28, 2017

Location: 390 Sinasac Street West, Harrow, ON

You have the power to Give Life....Donate Blood! Camoes Portuguese Club of Harrow Thursday, December 28 2pm - 7pm Walk in, bring a friend, save a life!

Countdown in the Downtown New Year's Eve Party

Dec
31

Date: December 31, 2017

Location: 243 McAffee Street, Harrow, Ontario

Bring the whole family to this FREE event at the Harrow and Colchester South Community Centre on Sunday, December 31st from 6:00-9:30pm.

The ball drop, countdown on the big screen and fireworks will take place at 9:00pm.

Activities include Jangles the Clown, face painting, photo booth, kids crafts, ice skating, street hockey-bring your own stick, outdoor kid cart races (NEW), with hot chocolate, hotdogs and popcorn.

Visits from Anna and Elsa, Batman and Spiderman are yet to be confirmed.

 

EAC Job Cafe

Jan
02

Date: January 02, 2018

Location: 20 Talbot St. S.

Join us for free coffee, networking and job search assistance. Drop in and bring a friend. Register for assisted job search service and win a Tim Horton's gift card.

Seniors Dinner Dance

Jan
17

Date: January 17, 2018

Location: 62 King Street East, Harrow, Ontario

The Harrow and District Seniors Committee will be holding Seniors Dinner Dances on the third Wednesday of each month at the Harrow Knights of Columbus Hall.

Featuring Gord Ciliska.

Doors open at 1:00 p.m. Dancing from 2 to 5 p.m. Dinner served at 5:15 p.m.

Open to all seniors. $10.00 per person.

Please park at the rear of Harrow Shoppers Drug Mart.

Free Computer Basics Classes

Jan
29

Date: January 29, 2018

Location: 20 Talbot St. S.

Free Computer Basics Classes at the Employment Assessment Centre start on January 29 and end March 7, 2018. Classes run on Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 1pm - 4 pm. Great for job seekers, seniors and anyone who needs an introduction to computers.

Essex Blood Donor Clinic

Feb
20

Date: February 20, 2018

Location: 60 Fairview Avenue West, Essex, ON

You have the power to Give Life....Donate Blood! Essex Centre Sports Complex Tuesday, February 20 1pm - 7pm

Walk in, bring a friend, save a life!

Seniors Dinner Dance

Feb
21

Date: February 21, 2018

Location: 62 King Street East, Harrow, Ontario

The Harrow and District Seniors Committee will be holding Seniors Dinner Dances on the third Wednesday of each month at the Harrow Knights of Columbus Hall.

Featuring Gord Ciliska.

Doors open at 1:00 p.m. Dancing from 2 to 5 p.m. Dinner served at 5:15 p.m.

Open to all seniors. $10.00 per person.

Please park at the rear of Harrow Shoppers Drug Mart.

Harrow Blood Donor Clinic

Feb
22

Date: February 22, 2018

Location: 390 Sinasac Street West, Harrow, ON

You have the power to Give Life....Donate Blood! Camoes Portuguese Club of Harrow Thursday, February 22 2pm - 7pm Walk in, bring a friend, save a life!

Seniors Dinner Dance

Mar
21

Date: March 21, 2018

Location: 62 King Street East, Harrow, Ontario

The Harrow and District Seniors Committee will be holding Seniors Dinner Dances on the third Wednesday of each month at the Harrow Knights of Columbus Hall.

Featuring Gord Ciliska.

Doors open at 1:00 p.m. Dancing from 2 to 5 p.m. Dinner served at 5:15 p.m.

Open to all seniors. $10.00 per person.

Please park at the rear of Harrow Shoppers Drug Mart.

Seniors Dinner Dance

Apr
18

Date: April 18, 2018

Location: 62 King Street East, Harrow, Ontario

The Harrow and District Seniors Committee will be holding Seniors Dinner Dances on the third Wednesday of each month at the Harrow Knights of Columbus Hall.

Featuring Gord Ciliska.

Doors open at 1:00 p.m. Dancing from 2 to 5 p.m. Dinner served at 5:15 p.m.

Open to all seniors. $10.00 per person.

Please park at the rear of Harrow Shoppers Drug Mart.

Seniors Dinner Dance

May
16

Date: May 16, 2018

Location: 62 King Street East, Harrow, Ontario

The Harrow and District Seniors Committee will be holding Seniors Dinner Dances on the third Wednesday of each month at the Harrow Knights of Columbus Hall.

Featuring Gord Ciliska.

Doors open at 1:00 p.m. Dancing from 2 to 5 p.m. Dinner served at 5:15 p.m.

Open to all seniors. $10.00 per person.

Please park at the rear of Harrow Shoppers Drug Mart.

Seniors Dinner Dance

Jun
20

Date: June 20, 2018

Location: 62 King Street East, Harrow, Ontario

The Harrow and District Seniors Committee will be holding Seniors Dinner Dances on the third Wednesday of each month at the Harrow Knights of Columbus Hall.

Featuring Gord Ciliska.

Doors open at 1:00 p.m. Dancing from 2 to 5 p.m. Dinner served at 5:15 p.m.

Open to all seniors. $10.00 per person.

Please park at the rear of Harrow Shoppers Drug Mart.