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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.
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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.


November
24
Scrabble Club @ The Seaway Mall  ≫
Friday, Nov. 24  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.

25
Knit & Crochet Club @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Saturday, Nov. 25  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.

27
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Nov. 27  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.

27
Scrabble Club  ≫
Monday, Nov. 27  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.

28
Healthy & Balanced Living for Seniors - Succeeding in Safety & Mobility/Ask the Pharmacist  ≫
Tuesday, Nov. 28  2017 - 2:00pm - This eight-part series hosted by the Welland Public Library’s Seaway Mall Branch will explore the many ways by which older adults can maintain optimal health and wellness. Exercise and yoga, keeping your mind sharp, and gadgets that can make daily tasks easier are just a few of the topics that will be presented. This series is part of the Ontario Seniors Community Grant Program. No registration required. For more info call the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521 or visit our website at wellandlibrary.ca

28
Evening Book Club  ≫
Tuesday, Nov. 28  2017 - 7:30pm - Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo; 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

29
Knitting Club  ≫
Wednesday, Nov. 29  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

30
Coffee and Colour @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Thursday, Nov. 30  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.

December
1
Scrabble Club @ The Seaway Mall  ≫
Friday, Dec. 1  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.

1
Nominations Close for Welland Winter Lights  ≫
Friday, Dec. 1  2017 - Do you have a beautifully lit house in your neighbourhood? Nomination forms for the 24th Annual Residential Lighting Contest will be accepted starting November 13, 2017 at Civic Square (60 East Main Street) and the Welland Community Wellness Complex (145 Lincoln Street). Nominations Close: Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 4:30pm

2
Knit & Crochet Club @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Saturday, Dec. 2  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.

2
Kindred present Winter Solstice  ≫
Saturday, Dec. 2  2017 - 7:00pm In The Theatre at the Welland Community Wellness Complex. Tickets: $12 for passholders and $15 for non-passholders. An evening of Kindred’s Canadian Songbook (Canada 150), our Celtic to Cajun Journey, and some reflections of the Christmas season.

3
La Boîte à soleil SKATE-A-THON FUNDRAISER  ≫
Sunday, Dec. 3  2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm; Jack Ballantyne Memorial Youth Arena, 501 King Street, Welland. La Boîte à soleil will accept monetary donations at the door. Don’t forget your gloves and helmets for the little ones. Receipts will be available for donations of $ 20 or more. BRING YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR FRIENDS

4
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Dec. 4  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.

4
Scrabble Club  ≫
Monday, Dec. 4  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.

4
Chess Club for Adults  ≫
Monday, Dec. 4  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.

6
Knitting Club  ≫
Wednesday, Dec. 6  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

7
Coffee and Colour @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Thursday, Dec. 7  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.

8
Scrabble Club @ The Seaway Mall  ≫
Friday, Dec. 8  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.

9
Knit & Crochet Club @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Saturday, Dec. 9  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.

10
Canada 150 Skating Day  ≫
Sunday, Dec. 10  2017 - 1:30am to 4:30pm at Jack Ballantyne Memorial Arena. Let’s glide into winter by skating. Join us as we celebrate the close of Canada’a 150th year. Free skating for all community members. Free swag and treats available.

10
All On A Silent Night  ≫
Sunday, Dec. 10  2017 - 2:00pm In The Theatre at the Welland Community Wellness Complex. Tickets: $7 for passholders and $9 for non-passholders. Join the Velvetones as they perform a variety of choir, solo, duet and ensemble songs - both sacred and popular Christmas music. There will even be an appearance by the Grinch.

10
4th annual Snow Ball Dinner Dance - Music and Performance Niagara Inc.  ≫
Sunday, Dec. 10  2017 - 4-8PM at the Welland Legion, 383 Morningstar Ave, Welland. Feel good about taking your family out for a festive night of music and dancing. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards bringing more free music programs to kids in Niagara. By celebrating the Holidays with your friends and Family at the Snow Ball Dinner Dance, you are helping bring music to children in 2018.Enjoy a fun family dinner with a pasta bar, salad, rolls and a delicious desert table. Bands from Music and Performance Niagara will keep you on the dance floor by performing christmas and dance hits from yesterday and today.Tickets are $20.00 each ($5.00 for 5 and under) and include dinner, live entertainment and a silent auction to help you finish up your last minute Christmas shopping.

11
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Dec. 11  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.

11
Scrabble Club  ≫
Monday, Dec. 11  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.

11
Welland Winter Lights Bus Tours  ≫
Monday, Dec. 11  2017 - Enjoy the best Welland has to offer as you and your family tour the city enjoying the breathtaking lights. Christmas carols, apple cider and treats provided for all. Confirm your spot on a bus tour early to avoid disappointment. Wheelchair accessible busing available. Bus Tour Registration Begins: Monday, November 13, 2017

12
Welland Winter Lights Bus Tours  ≫
Tuesday, Dec. 12  2017 - Enjoy the best Welland has to offer as you and your family tour the city enjoying the breathtaking lights. Christmas carols, apple cider and treats provided for all. Confirm your spot on a bus tour early to avoid disappointment. Wheelchair accessible busing available. Bus Tour Registration Begins: Monday, November 13, 2017

13
Knitting Club  ≫
Wednesday, Dec. 13  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

14
Coffee and Colour @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Thursday, Dec. 14  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.

15
Scrabble Club @ The Seaway Mall  ≫
Friday, Dec. 15  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.

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

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