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FREE: Disability Related Financial & Future Planning Events

May
30

Date: May 30, 2019

Location: 360 Fairview Ave W360 Fairview Ave W, Essex, ON N8M 1Y3

FREE: Disability Related Financial & Future Planning Events! Do you or a loved one in your family have a disability? Have you thought about long term savings? Have you thought about having a will with the right safeguards in place for the future? If so, come out to one or both of these information sessions: Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) OR Dollars & Sense, Will & Estate Planning. Both learning events will be presented by lawyer, Brendon Pooran, who specializes in Disability Law. There will be time for questions, answers and voicing concerns you have for the future. Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Information Session: Learn how an RDSP works, how to become eligible, open, manage your RDSP, and more! The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a Canada-wide registered matched savings plan specific for people with disabilities. It is designed as a long-term savings plan. The money can be invested to grow in a tax deferred environment and provides matching federal contributions up to 300% annually. Depending on someone’s income, money saved can immediately triple in value.

ESSEX: Essex County Civic Centre, Room D, 360 Fairview Ave. West, Essex; Thurs. May 30 from 9:30am – 11am Dollars & Sense, Will & Estate Planning Event: The Dollars & Sense, Wills and Estate Planning event will include important topics like Trusts (Discretionary/Henson, etc.); ODSP (Ontario Disability Support Program); supported decision making; power of attorney; guardianship; home ownership; life insurance and more.

Register by Monday, May 27th by visiting windsoressexfamnet.ca/upcoming-events/

Community Data Walk

May
30

Date: May 30, 2019

Location: Essex Legion Branch 201, 103 Talbot St N Essex ON N8M 2C3

Let your voice be heard and join us at a Community Data Walk in your area!

A Data Walk is a 3-hour guided tour through data stations where participants will be given the opportunity to share their thoughts in an interactive group setting. Each station outlines local data and some results about the state of our region. This is your opportunity to learn about your neighbourhood and the effects on local children and youth.

Free meal is included. Childcare, transportation and translation support will be available if requested.

Pre-registration is required.

Please note: If you choose to register online, you will be redirected to United Way’s website to complete the process.

Essex Rocks & Rolls Cruise-In and Essex Business Expo

Jun
01

Date: June 01, 2019

Location: Talbot & Wilson, Heritage Gardens Park, Essex Centre

Essex Rocks & Rolls "Cruise-In" has joined forces with Stephanie Winger's ESSEX Business Expo to create the largest gathering of cars & motorcycles and vendor booths, live music, and fun for all.

Tune Up the Parks

Jun
05

Date: June 05, 2019

Location: 87 Station St. Essex, ON

Genre: Country

The Allnighters will be performing classic and modern country hits, covering decades of great music.  Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket.   

27th Annual Colchester Walleye Derby

Jun
08

Date: June 08, 2019

Location: 100 Jackson Street

Join us for the 27th annual walleye derby at Colchester Harbour Marina. Flight One goes at 6:30 am and Flight Two goes at 7:30 am. Tickets for the adult derby are $25 and can be pre-purchased at Happy Days Boat Centre, Village Country Store in Colchester and at the Colchester Harbour. Free kids derby from 9:00-11:00 am - registration at 8:30 and includes prize bag and hotdog BBQ.

Essex Community Services 6th Annual Wine Tour & Poker Run

Jun
08

Date: June 08, 2019

Location: 35 Victoria Ave., Unit 7

Essex Community Services 6th Annual Wine Tour & Poker Run Saturday June 8th, 2019 from 11:30am to 4pm Visit CREW, Vivace Estate Winery, Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, Colio Estate Winery and G.L. Heritage for sampling. From 4pm to 7pm join us for dinner and Entertainment by Rob & Kelly Sef to follow. Cost is $85.00 including transportation Or $60.00 to provide your own transportation Call 519-776-4231 for more information or to reserve your seat today!

McGregor Music Festival

Jun
09

Date: June 09, 2019

Location: 11071 Concession Rd 11, McGregor, ON

30th Annual McGregor Music Festival!
Sunday June 9th - Gates Open at 10 am!
Co An Park McGregor, ON (11071 Concession Rd. 11)

Featuring:
Local Bands starting at 11 am! Car Show, pig auction, raffles, door prizes, Golf Cart Contest and so much more!!

For more info contact Sue LeClair 519-996-5406!

Tune Up the Parks

Jun
10

Date: June 10, 2019

Location: 100 Jackson St. Colchester, ON

Genre: Blues/Folk

Karen Morand brings her powerful voice to Colchester Park, performing original songs.  Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket. 

Tune Up the Parks

Jun
12

Date: June 12, 2019

Location: 87 Station St. Essex, ON

Genre: Marching Band

The Kingsville-Essex Associated Band will playing some amazing tunes, showing Essex why they are Canada's longest-running community marching band. 

 Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Tune Up the Parks

Jun
17

Date: June 17, 2019

Location: 100 Jackson St. Colchester, ON

Genre: Folk, Blues and Jazz

Steve Morin and Friends play their original hits, sure to make you get up on your feet!  Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Seniors Dinner Dance

Jun
19

Date: June 19, 2019

Location: 62 King St. East, Harrow

The Harrow & 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 pm. Dancing from 2 to 5 pm. Dinner served at 5:15 pm. Open to all seniors 55 and up $10.00 per person, tax incl. Please park at the rear of Harrow Shoppers Drug Mart.

Tune Up the Parks

Jun
19

Date: June 19, 2019

Location: 87 Station St. Essex, ON

Genre: Concert Band

The all-age talent of the Essex Community Concert Band will be sure to amaze you!  Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Lavender Fest

Jun
22

Date: June 22, 2019

Location: 130 County Road 50, Essex, ON, N0R1G0

If you love all things lavender, you’ll want to save the date! Lavender Fest returns, June 22nd and 23rd this year. We’ve got lots of scent-sational fun in the works and we can’t wait to meet you! More details to come…stay tuned!

Tune Up the Parks

Jun
24

Date: June 24, 2019

Location: 100 Jackson St. Colchecter, ON

Genre: Comedy Music

Jon Brett is sure to make you laugh during his performance.  A perfect mix of catchy tunes and hilarious jokes.  Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Essex Blood Donor Centre

Jun
25

Date: June 25, 2019

Location: 60 Fairview Avenue West, Essex, ON

Did you know that less than 4% of the eligible population donates blood? Let's increase that number! Come out and donate blood in Essex. New donors & Walk ins Welcome! To book an appointment or for additional information: 1-888-236-6283 or www.blood.ca

Tune Up the Parks

Jun
26

Date: June 26, 2019

Location: 87 Station St. Essex, ON

Genre: Blues/Country/Rock

Foxboro performs hits from Johnny cash to Gary Clark Jr. Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Tune Up the Parks

Jul
01

Date: July 01, 2019

Location: 100 Jackson St. Colchester, ON

The Allnighters will be performing classic and modern country hits, covering decades of great music.  Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket.   

Tune Up the Parks

Jul
03

Date: July 03, 2019

Location: 87 Station St.Essex, ON

Genre: Blues/Folk

Karen Morand brings her powerful voice to Essex, performing original songs.  Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket. 

Essex Fun Fest

Jul
04

Date: July 04, 2019

Location: Essex Fairgrounds, 60 Fairview Avenue East Essex, Ontario N8M 2Y2

Join us for the best small town festival in the region!

Rides, musical performances, contests, games, shows, and more!

Visit www.essexfunfest.com for full event details.

Tune Up the Parks

Jul
08

Date: July 08, 2019

Location: 100 Jackson St. Colchester, ON

Genre: Blues/Country/Rock

Foxboro performs hits from Johnny cash to Gary Clark Jr. Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Tune Up the Parks

Jul
10

Date: July 10, 2019

Location: 87 Station St. Essex, ON.

Genre: Country

 Abby Neves brings her contest-winning voice to Essex, performing original songs.

Tune Up the Parks

Jul
14

Date: July 14, 2019

Location: 30 King St. W, Harrow ON

Genre: Country

 Abby Neves brings her contest-winning voice to Harrow, performing original songs.  Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Tune Up the Parks

Jul
15

Date: July 15, 2019

Location: 100 Jackson St. Colchester, ON

Genre: Folk/Blues

Fresh off of his Ontario-wide tour, Justin Latam stops in Colchester to perform his original songs.  Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Tune Up the Parks

Jul
17

Date: July 17, 2019

Location: 87 Station St. Essex, ON

Genre: Rock/Country/Blues

Tom Brough brings a mix of classic and modern hits to Essex.  Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Tune Up the Parks

Jul
22

Date: July 22, 2019

Location: 100 Jackson St. Colchester, ON

Genre: Blues/Jazz/Gospel/Country/Folk

The Old Friends band have 30+ years of experience under their belt, and are sure to make you move your feet.  Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket.