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Events Calendar

Welland is home to many great community events. Visit this event calendar often for information about upcoming community events and immerse yourself in the wide range of activities across our great city.

To have your event included on the city’s Calendar of Events & Civic Square Lobby Information E-boards please forward event details in a JPG or PDF poster format. Plus a brief description of the event within the email to webmaster@welland.ca. Please note that events must be hosted in Welland and hosted by a non-profit organization. Events will be added to the city’s Calendar of Events & Civic Square Lobby Information E-boards at the full discretion of city staff.


December
16
Christmas at the Market  ≫
Saturday, Dec. 16  2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am; Welland Farmers’ Market, 70 Young Street. Join us for festive fun and a visit with Santa. Enjoy some holiday crafts, free face painting, colouring and winter activities.

16
Knit & Crochet Club @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Saturday, Dec. 16  2017 - 11:30am - Bring your knitting or crochet project to the Welland Public Library’s Diamond Trail Branch and join fellow knitters and crochet enthusiasts for an afternoon of chatting and crafting every Saturday. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

18
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Dec. 18  2017 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

18
Scrabble Club  ≫
Monday, Dec. 18  2017 - 1:30pm - The Welland Public Library’s popular Scrabble Club continues this fall. Come test your word skills at the Main Branch of the Library. Everyone is welcome to join. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

20
Knitting Club  ≫
Wednesday, Dec. 20  2017 - 7:00pm - Are you a skilled knitter or looking to learn new skills? Come out to the Welland Public Library’s Knitting Club at the Main Branch and knit hats, baby clothes, accessories - the options are endless. Share your tips and tricks with others while enjoying a relaxing evening. Please bring your own yarn, needles and supplies. Refreshments are provided. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521

21
Coffee and Colour @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Thursday, Dec. 21  2017 - 6:30pm - Gather every Thursday evening for conversation, coffee and a chill-out colouring session at the Welland Public Library’s Diamond Trail Branch. Use the library’s colouring pages and art supplies, or bring your own. This is an adults-only group. Refreshments will be provided. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

22
Scrabble Club @ The Seaway Mall  ≫
Friday, Dec. 22  2017 - 1:30pm - A brand new Scrabble Club begins this fall at the Welland Public Library’s Seaway Mall Branch. Come test your word skills at the library. Everyone is welcome to join. No registration is required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

23
Knit & Crochet Club @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Saturday, Dec. 23  2017 - 11:30am - Bring your knitting or crochet project to the Welland Public Library’s Diamond Trail Branch and join fellow knitters and crochet enthusiasts for an afternoon of chatting and crafting every Saturday. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

31
17th Annual Children’s New Year’s Eve Bash  ≫
Sunday, Dec. 31  2017 - 4-6:00pm. TWO LOCATIONS. TWICE THE FUN. Celebrate the New Year with the family at the Welland Community Wellness Complex and the Welland Main Arena. There are plenty of activities at both locations and fireworks along the canal at 5:50pm. Donations of non-perishable food items are appreciated. This is a FREE family-friendly event

31
New Years Eve Dinner & Dance  ≫
Sunday, Dec. 31  2017 - Croatian National Home - 6 Broadway Avenue Welland; Music by - Introduction; Doors Open 6pm Dinner 7pm; $75 per person includes dinner, noisemakers, hats, midnight buffet. For tickets contact: Cathy Connor 905-734-6533, Kathy Turkovich 905-735-5089, Barb Turkovich 905-788-6991

January
2
Painting with Jane  ≫
Tuesday, Jan. 2  2018 - 6:00pm - ’NEW’ Come out the first Tuesday of every month to the Seaway Mall Branch of the Welland Public Library to paint along with Jane (via her extremely popular YouTube channel) and Loraine (who will guide the class and refill paints). All materials are provided, just bring yourself and friend and $5.00 each to cover material costs. Register online at wellandlibrary.ca or by calling the Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

3
Coffee and Colour  ≫
Wednesday, Jan. 3  2018 - 6:30pm - Gather every Wednesday evening at the Seaway Mall Branch of the Welland Public Library for conversation, coffee and a chill-out colouring session. Use the library’s colouring pages and art supplies, or bring your own. This is an adults-only group. Refreshments will be provided. No registration required. For more info, call the Welland Library at 289-820.-7472.

5
Scrabble Club @ The Library’s Seaway Mall Branch  ≫
Friday, Jan. 5  2018 - 1:30pm - A brand new Scrabble Club begins this fall at the Welland Public Library’s Seaway Mall Branch. Come test your word skills every Friday afternoon in the library’s Community Hub. Everyone is welcome to join. No registration is required. For more info call the Library at 289-820-7472.

8
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Jan. 8  2018 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

8
Scrabble Club  ≫
Monday, Jan. 8  2018 - 1:30pm - The Welland Public Library’s popular Scrabble Club continues in 2018. Come test your word skills every Monday afternoon in the Program Room of the Main Branch of the library. Everyone is welcome to join. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

9
Coding Club for Adults  ≫
Tuesday, Jan. 9  2018 - 7:00pm - Adults and teens, the Welland Library’s new Coding Club at the Main Branch of the Welland Library has moved to the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month. Each session features a lesson for coding beginners and time for everyone to practice, code, and collaborate. Please bring your own laptop as there will be a limited number of library computers available for this program. Registration is required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 or email us at info@wellandlibrary.ca

10
Rose City Quilter’s Club  ≫
Wednesday, Jan. 10  2018 - 1:00pm - The Rose City Quilting Club provides a great opportunity for quilters to get together to learn, discuss techniques and share patterns. All skill levels are welcome to participate in the club which runs the 2nd Wednesday of the month in the program room of the Welland Library’s Seaway Mall Branch. There is no fee to join. An experienced quilter will be on hand to help facilitate the group and answer questions. For more information, please call the Library at 289-820-7472.

10
Afternoon Book Club @ The Black Sheep Lounge  ≫
Wednesday, Jan. 10  2018 - 2:00pm - The Longbourns by Jo Baker. The Welland Library’s popular Afternoon Book Club returns this fall to The Black Sheep Lounge (64 Niagara Street). Due to high demand, the afternoon book club will now run the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of every month. Copies of each month’s title can be found at the Information Desk at the Library’s Main Branch. The Library will provide a complimentary coffee or similar beverage at Black Sheep. Registration is limited. Please register early to ensure your place at the table. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

10
Free Tech & Digital Media Help  ≫
Wednesday, Jan. 10  2018 - 5:30pm - Need help with technology and digital media? A library staff member will be at the Welland Library’s Diamond Trail Branch (on Southworth) the second Wednesday evening of each month to assist you. This is a great opportunity to learn how to download eBooks from the library, learn some iPad and Android basics. Each session is 30 minutes starting at 5:30 p.m. and running until closing at 8:00 p.m. Space will be limited so please register. For more information, please call Jason Redshaw (Coordinator of Adult Services) at 905-734-6210 ext. 2503 or email jredshaw@wellandlibrary.ca to book your appointment.

10
Coffee and Colour  ≫
Wednesday, Jan. 10  2018 - 6:30pm - Gather every Wednesday evening at the Seaway Mall Branch of the Welland Public Library for conversation, coffee and a chill-out colouring session. Use the library’s colouring pages and art supplies, or bring your own. This is an adults-only group. Refreshments will be provided. No registration required. For more info, call the Welland Library at 289-820.-7472.

10
Knitting Club  ≫
Wednesday, Jan. 10  2018 - 7:00pm - Are you a skilled knitter or looking to learn new skills? Come out to the Welland Public Library’s Knitting Club at the Main Branch and knit hats, baby clothes, accessories - the options are endless. Share your tips and tricks with others while enjoying a relaxing evening. Please bring your own yarn, needles and supplies. Refreshments are provided. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521

11
Android for Adults  ≫
Thursday, Jan. 11  2018 - 2:30pm - This is a 5-week course for beginner Android/Samsung tablet users held at the Main Branch of the Welland Library. Each class includes instruction on a particular topic and free time for exploration and questions. Topics covered will include: an introduction to the Android/Samsung tablet, making social connections using your tablet, taking and organizing photos, and using your tablet to access free ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music and more. Bring your own Samsung tablet, or use one of the library’s three Android tablets. To register, call the Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 or online at wellandlibrary.ca

12
Scrabble Club @ The Library’s Seaway Mall Branch  ≫
Friday, Jan. 12  2018 - 1:30pm - A brand new Scrabble Club begins this fall at the Welland Public Library’s Seaway Mall Branch. Come test your word skills every Friday afternoon in the library’s Community Hub. Everyone is welcome to join. No registration is required. For more info call the Library at 289-820-7472.

15
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Jan. 15  2018 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

15
Scrabble Club  ≫
Monday, Jan. 15  2018 - 1:30pm - The Welland Public Library’s popular Scrabble Club continues in 2018. Come test your word skills every Monday afternoon in the Program Room of the Main Branch of the library. Everyone is welcome to join. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

16
Family History/Genealogy Research  ≫
Tuesday, Jan. 16  2018 - 7:00pm - Longing to connect with your past? Wondering where to look beyond Ancestry? Ask questions and learn best family history research practices in this session at the Main Branch of the Welland Public Library. No experience required. Steve Fulton, UE of the Niagara Peninsula Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, is the host of this program. Registration is required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 or go to wellandlibrary.ca.

17
Afternoon Book Club @ The Black Sheep Lounge  ≫
Wednesday, Jan. 17  2018 - 2:00pm - The Longbourns by Jo Baker. The Welland Library’s popular Afternoon Book Club returns this fall to The Black Sheep Lounge (64 Niagara Street). Due to high demand, the afternoon book club will now run the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of every month. Copies of each month’s title can be found at the Information Desk at the Library’s Main Branch. The Library will provide a complimentary coffee or similar beverage at Black Sheep. Registration is limited. Please register early to ensure your place at the table. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

17
Coffee and Colour  ≫
Wednesday, Jan. 17  2018 - 6:30pm - Gather every Wednesday evening at the Seaway Mall Branch of the Welland Public Library for conversation, coffee and a chill-out colouring session. Use the library’s colouring pages and art supplies, or bring your own. This is an adults-only group. Refreshments will be provided. No registration required. For more info, call the Welland Library at 289-820.-7472.

17
Knitting Club  ≫
Wednesday, Jan. 17  2018 - 7:00pm - Are you a skilled knitter or looking to learn new skills? Come out to the Welland Public Library’s Knitting Club at the Main Branch and knit hats, baby clothes, accessories - the options are endless. Share your tips and tricks with others while enjoying a relaxing evening. Please bring your own yarn, needles and supplies. Refreshments are provided. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521

18
3D Printing & Makerspace Workshop  ≫
Thursday, Jan. 18  2018 - 7:00pm - Learn all about how a 3D printer works and 3D printing services at the Welland Public Library’s Main Branch. The workshop will also cover all Makerspace services offered at the Welland Library, such as the new USB turn table converter, VHS/DVD converter and our button maker. Please register your attendance by calling the library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 or through our events calendar at wellandlibrary.ca

19
Scrabble Club @ The Library’s Seaway Mall Branch  ≫
Friday, Jan. 19  2018 - 1:30pm - A brand new Scrabble Club begins this fall at the Welland Public Library’s Seaway Mall Branch. Come test your word skills every Friday afternoon in the library’s Community Hub. Everyone is welcome to join. No registration is required. For more info call the Library at 289-820-7472.

22
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Jan. 22  2018 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

22
Scrabble Club  ≫
Monday, Jan. 22  2018 - 1:30pm - The Welland Public Library’s popular Scrabble Club continues in 2018. Come test your word skills every Monday afternoon in the Program Room of the Main Branch of the library. Everyone is welcome to join. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

23
Coding Club for Adults  ≫
Tuesday, Jan. 23  2018 - 7:00pm - Adults and teens, the Welland Library’s new Coding Club at the Main Branch of the Welland Library has moved to the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month. Each session features a lesson for coding beginners and time for everyone to practice, code, and collaborate. Please bring your own laptop as there will be a limited number of library computers available for this program. Registration is required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 or email us at info@wellandlibrary.ca

24
Coffee and Colour  ≫
Wednesday, Jan. 24  2018 - 6:30pm - Gather every Wednesday evening at the Seaway Mall Branch of the Welland Public Library for conversation, coffee and a chill-out colouring session. Use the library’s colouring pages and art supplies, or bring your own. This is an adults-only group. Refreshments will be provided. No registration required. For more info, call the Welland Library at 289-820.-7472.

24
Knitting Club  ≫
Wednesday, Jan. 24  2018 - 7:00pm - Are you a skilled knitter or looking to learn new skills? Come out to the Welland Public Library’s Knitting Club at the Main Branch and knit hats, baby clothes, accessories - the options are endless. Share your tips and tricks with others while enjoying a relaxing evening. Please bring your own yarn, needles and supplies. Refreshments are provided. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521

26
Scrabble Club @ The Library’s Seaway Mall Branch  ≫
Friday, Jan. 26  2018 - 1:30pm - A brand new Scrabble Club begins this fall at the Welland Public Library’s Seaway Mall Branch. Come test your word skills every Friday afternoon in the library’s Community Hub. Everyone is welcome to join. No registration is required. For more info call the Library at 289-820-7472.

27
Poetry takes the Nite 2018  ≫
Saturday, Jan. 27  2018 - 6pm to 8pm - at the Black Sheep Lounge. The last Saturday of the month starting January 27th to November 24th. Poets and spokenword artists from all over Niagara will be preforming and putting on a brilliant show case of diverse talents using words and literature.

29
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Jan. 29  2018 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

29
Scrabble Club  ≫
Monday, Jan. 29  2018 - 1:30pm - The Welland Public Library’s popular Scrabble Club continues in 2018. Come test your word skills every Monday afternoon in the Program Room of the Main Branch of the library. Everyone is welcome to join. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

30
Evening Book Club  ≫
Tuesday, Jan. 30  2018 - 7:30pm - The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton. The Evening book club returns this fall on the last Tuesday of every month at the Main Branch of the Welland Public Library. Copies of each month’s book selection are available at the Information Desk. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 or visit our website at wellandlibrary.ca

31
Mall Walkers Book Club  ≫
Wednesday, Jan. 31  2018 - 9:30am - The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker.Join the Welland Public Library’s ’NEW’ Mall Walkers Book Club at the Seaway Mall Branch for lively discussion of various book selections. Copies of the titles will be available at the Seaway Mall Branch approximately one month before the meeting. Refreshments provided. For more info, please call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 or visit our website at wellandlibrary.ca

31
Knitting Club  ≫
Wednesday, Jan. 31  2018 - 7:00pm - Are you a skilled knitter or looking to learn new skills? Come out to the Welland Public Library’s Knitting Club at the Main Branch and knit hats, baby clothes, accessories - the options are endless. Share your tips and tricks with others while enjoying a relaxing evening. Please bring your own yarn, needles and supplies. Refreshments are provided. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521

February
5
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Feb. 5  2018 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

12
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Feb. 12  2018 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

19
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Feb. 19  2018 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

26
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Feb. 26  2018 - Meet Mayor Campion at the Merritt Island Parking Lot Monday Mornings at 7:30 a.m. for a 40 Minute Walk on Merritt Island.

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