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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.


September
19
Coffee and Colour for Newcomers  ≫
Tuesday, Sep. 19  2017 - 1:00pm - This Coffee & Colour drop-in program is for those new to Canada and hoping to improve their English speaking skills. No registration required. This is a free event that runs every Tuesday afternoon at the Main Branch of the Welland Public Library. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

19
Family History/Genealogy Research  ≫
Tuesday, Sep. 19  2017 - 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.

20
Afternoon Book Club @ The Black Sheep Lounge  ≫
Wednesday, Sep. 20  2017 - 2:00pm - The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester. Our fantastic 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.

20
Knitting Club  ≫
Wednesday, Sep. 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
Alzheimer Coffee Break  ≫
Thursday, Sep. 21  2017 - 8:30am to 3:30pm; Join us at the Welland Civic Square to Support the Alzheimer Society in your community.

21
Coffee and Colour @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Thursday, Sep. 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.

21
Coding Club for Adults  ≫
Thursday, Sep. 21  2017 - 7:00pm - Adults and teens, we’ve heard your requests and you can now join the Welland Library’s brand ’NEW’ Coding Club at the Main Branch. Each session features a lesson for coding beginners and time for everyone to practice, code, and collaborate. Please bring your own device. 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 go to wellandlibrary.ca.

22
Scrabble Club @ The Seaway Mall  ≫
Friday, Sep. 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.

22
Big Movie Night Presents The Mighty Ducks  ≫
Friday, Sep. 22  2017 - Dusk; Welland Civic Square. Grab your lawn chairs and head down to Civic Square as Big Movie Night presents the Disney family classic The Mighty Ducks. This free family-friendly event

23
Head of the Welland - Five Bridges Classic  ≫
Saturday, Sep. 23  2017 - - WIFC 2017 Event

23
Trail 150 Grand Opening Celebrations  ≫
Saturday, Sep. 23  2017 - 10:00am; Merritt Island, Welland. Join us for the official Grand Opening Celebration of the Trail 150.

23
Knit & Crochet Club @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Saturday, Sep. 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.

25
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Sep. 25  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.

25
Scrabble Club  ≫
Monday, Sep. 25  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.

25
Chess Club for Adults  ≫
Monday, Sep. 25  2017 - 7:00pm - The Welland Library’s ’NEW’ Adult Chess Club begins September 11th and will continue every other Monday at the Library’s Main Branch. Chess boards will be provided. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

26
Coffee and Colour for Newcomers  ≫
Tuesday, Sep. 26  2017 - 1:00pm - This Coffee & Colour drop-in program is for those new to Canada and hoping to improve their English speaking skills. No registration required. This is a free event that runs every Tuesday afternoon at the Main Branch of the Welland Public Library. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

26
Evening Book Club  ≫
Tuesday, Sep. 26  2017 - 7:30pm - The Midwife of Venice by Roberta Rich. The Evening book club returns this fall to the Main Branch of the Welland Public Library on the last Tuesday of every month. 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

27
Knitting Club  ≫
Wednesday, Sep. 27  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

28
Coffee and Colour @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Thursday, Sep. 28  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.

28
City of Welland Heritage Advisory Committee Appreciation Event  ≫
Thursday, Sep. 28  2017 - 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Civic Centre, 60 East Main Street, Welland. Join us as we celebrate Welland’s culturally significant properties and pay tribute to the caretakers of these unique treasures.

29
Scrabble Club @ The Seaway Mall  ≫
Friday, Sep. 29  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.

29
Welland Culture Days  ≫
Friday, Sep. 29  2017 - 7:00pm in the Theatre at the Welland Community Wellness Complex; Live performance by Fiddlin’ Around

29
Friday Night Live presents Fiddlin’ Around  ≫
Friday, Sep. 29  2017 - 7:00pm in the Theatre at the Welland Community Wellness Complex. This is a FREE event. You won’t be able to sit still once Fiddlin’ Around takes to the stage as part of the our Friday Night Live Concert Series.

30
Knit & Crochet Club @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Saturday, Sep. 30  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.

30
Welland Culture Days  ≫
Saturday, Sep. 30  2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm at Welland Civic Square.

30
Feast Street  ≫
Saturday, Sep. 30  2017 - noon-11:00 pm; FEAST STREET NIAGARA is located in the Heart of Welland, DOWNTOWN.

October
1
Welland Culture Days  ≫
Sunday, Oct. 1  2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm at Welland Civic Square.

1
Feast Street  ≫
Sunday, Oct. 1  2017 - noon-6:00 pm; FEAST STREET NIAGARA is located in the Heart of Welland, DOWNTOWN.

2
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Oct. 2  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.

3
Alzheimer Coffee Break  ≫
Tuesday, Oct. 3  2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm; Join us at the Welland Community Wellness Complex to Support the Alzheimer Society in your community.

14
Welland Fire and Emergency Services Open House  ≫
Saturday, Oct. 14  2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Welland Fire Station 2, 636 King Street, Welland. Join us for some fire safety information, demos and hands-on activities for kids. There will be fire trucks, Firefighters, and of course, Sparky. Please Note there is no parking available at Fire Station 2

14
Fashion Show - Benefiting Rose City Kids  ≫
Saturday, Oct. 14  2017 - 6:30pm at the Park Theatre, 99 East Main St., Welland. Doors open at 6pm. $25 per person/ Limited VIP Seating $75 per person. Bridal, Men, Women & Children’s wear.

16
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Oct. 16  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.

23
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Oct. 23  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.

30
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Oct. 30  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.

November
4
Join the WAVE  ≫
Saturday, Nov. 4  2017 - 8am Check In; 9am Walk. Seaway Mall. Join the WAVE to WIPE OUT domestic violence. Walk 5 km and join the beach party at Seaway Mall. Register today. www.womensplacesn.org

VISIT WELLAND’S MAJOR EVENT WEBSITES
 

Canada 150th logo
 
 

my Welland logo
 
 

Welland Public Library logo  
 
 

Welland Museum logo 
 
 

Rose Festival logo
 
 

WIFC logo
 
 

NRE logo