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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.


October
20
Friday Night Live presents: Turn Up The Pink  ≫
Friday, Oct. 20  2017 - 7pm at the Welland Community Wellness Complex. An evening of music to benefit the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Join us in the Theatre at the Welland Community Wellness Complex for an evening with Niagara musicians Sarah Boulton, Heather Glabb and Jessica Wilson.

21
Knit & Crochet Club @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Saturday, Oct. 21  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.

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.

23
Welland NS&T Electric Park/Stop 19 historical plaque unveiling  ≫
Monday, Oct. 23  2017 - You are invited to attend the Welland NS&T Electric Park/Stop 19 historical plaque unveiling, Monday, October 23, 2017, beginning at 10:30 AM. This historic plaque is located where the Recreational Trail crosses Thorold Road, near the intersection with Prince Charles Drive. Attached is the news release with further details.

23
Scrabble Club  ≫
Monday, Oct. 23  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.

23
Chess Club for Adults  ≫
Monday, Oct. 23  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.

24
Evening Book Club  ≫
Tuesday, Oct. 24  2017 - 7:30pm - Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper. 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

25
Knitting Club  ≫
Wednesday, Oct. 25  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

26
Coffee and Colour @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Thursday, Oct. 26  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.

26
Coding Club for Adults  ≫
Thursday, Oct. 26  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 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 go to wellandlibrary.ca.

27
Scrabble Club @ The Seaway Mall  ≫
Friday, Oct. 27  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.

27
Big Movie Night Presents Hotel Transylvania  ≫
Friday, Oct. 27  2017 - Dusk; Welland Civic Square. Grab your lawn chairs and head down to Civic Square as Big Movie Night presents Hotel Transylvania. This free family-friendly event

28
Knit & Crochet Club @ Diamond Trail  ≫
Saturday, Oct. 28  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.

28
Local Authors Day  ≫
Saturday, Oct. 28  2017 - 12:00pm - Come out to the Main Branch of the Welland Public Library to meet published Niagara authors and learn about the writing and publishing process from those in the know. This is a free event. For more information, please contact the Welland Library at 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

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.

30
Scrabble Club  ≫
Monday, Oct. 30  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.

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

6
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Nov. 6  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.

13
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Nov. 13  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.

13
Registration Begins for Welland Winter Lights Bus Tours  ≫
Monday, Nov. 13  2017 - Bus Tours take place: Monday, December 11 and Tuesday, December 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.

13
Nominations Begin for Welland Winter Lights  ≫
Monday, Nov. 13  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

17
Friday Night Live presents Joe Crawford  ≫
Friday, Nov. 17  2017 - 7:00pm in the Theatre at the Welland Community Wellness Complex. Join us for an evening of comedy with award-winning talk show host and comedian Joe Crawford. FREE Event.

18
Business of Art Workshop  ≫
Saturday, Nov. 18  2017 - 1:00pm at the Welland Community Wellness Complex, Activity Room. This free workshop is open to everyone. Learn about marketing, operating a gallery, art shows, grant opportunities and more. Presenters include Geoff Farnsworth, Danny Custodio, Vicky Leprich and Alex Bacso.

18
Under The Tuscan Sun - The Mayor’s Annual Fundraising Event  ≫
Saturday, Nov. 18  2017 - Join us at the Casa Dante Lodge for great food, music and, weather permitting, a Bocce Ball Tournament. Proceeds go to the following organizations: Niagara Nutrition partners, Family and Children Services Niagara and YMCA Pro-Kids. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

20
Join the Mayor’s Monday Walk on Merritt Island  ≫
Monday, Nov. 20  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.

22
Mayor’s Coffee Break  ≫
Wednesday, Nov. 22  2017 - 10:45am to 12:00pm; This is a free event. Pre-registration is required. Join Mayor Frank Campion at the Welland Community Wellness Complex for coffee and an update on what’s happening in your city.

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.

December
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

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.

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
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

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.

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