Community Messages

Wednesday, February 21
07:30 AM

Good Morning Oakville presented by Intelligent Office Oakville

07:30 AM — 09:30 AM

Attend the Oakville Chamber's popular monthly breakfast to network with Oakville Chamber members and like-minded professionals. Get great business leads and referral opportunities, win door prizes, and have the opportunity to pitch your organization in 2 or 3 minutes from the podium (for Chamber members only)! Register early to avoid disappointment. $20 for members; $35 for non-members. 

Location/Venue Name
Glen Abbey Golf Club

  • 1333 Dorval Drive, Oakville, L6M 3Z4
10:00 AM

Divorce Financial Counselling

10:00 AM — 12:00 PM

 An expert will teach you important tips to navigate the financial side of divorce. Receive guidance and support. No fee. Call 905-847-5520 to register.

Location/Venue Name
The Women's Centre of Halton

  • 1515 Rebecca Street, Suite 229, Oakville, L6L 5G8
10:00 AM

Introduction to Social Media and LinkedIN

10:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Introduction to LinkedIn & Social Media This is an basic entry level learning workshop to assist you in creating your first LinkedIn profile.  This workshop is interactive, please bring a laptop if possible. WHO SHOULD ATTEND?  - Individuals who do not currently utilize social media  - Those who are new to social media and may need specific direction Learn how to leverage Social Media and make it work for your job search  • Introduction to LinkedIn  • The ABC’s to creating your LinkedIn Profile  • LinkedIn as a Networking and Job Searching Tool  • LinkedIn in Do’s and Don'ts  • Twitter as a Job Search Tool

Location/Venue Name
Sheridan Community Employment Services

  • 105 Cross Ave., Unit 7A, Oakville, L6J 2W7
12:30 PM

Abusive Support Group

12:30 PM — 02:30 PM

For women who have ever experienced any type of abuse. No Fee. Call 905-847-5520 to register.

Location/Venue Name
The Women's Centre of Halton

  • 1515 Rebecca Street, Suite 229, Oakville, L6L 5G8
Thursday, February 22
01:00 PM

Seniors Line Dancing with Bev

01:00 PM — 02:00 PM

Line Dance with Bev in the loft   Thursdays 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.   This beginner program designed to teach you the basics of Line Dancing. Drop-ins are welcome. Cost: $6 per session

Location/Venue Name
Tansley United Church

  • 2111 Walkers Line, Burlington, L7M 0Z2
Friday, February 23
06:00 PM

Halton Families for Families February Family Night Social

06:00 PM — 08:00 PM

February Family Night Social Games Night Join us as we explore a world of games – board games, card games and active games. THE WHOLE FAMILY IS WELCOME! Impacted by a child or youth’s mental health? Want to connect with Halton families who can relate? Stay for a little or a lot... whatever works best for your family What can you expect? Join us for a social evening in a supportive environment that allows you to just show up and be yourselves. RSVP is required for this event. www.haltonfamiliesforfamilies.com/fns-rsvp/  

Location/Venue Name
Salvation Army Church

  • 271 Mountainview Rd S, Georgetown, L7G 5K8
Saturday, February 24
10:00 AM

Fab Feb Marketplace

10:00 AM — 02:00 PM

Burlington Ubuntu Grandwomen present the Fab Feb Marketplace where pre-loved items such as art, jewellery, handbags, books, CDS and DVDS will be for sale. Refreshments will be provided. All proceeds to the Stephen Lewis Foundation which supports African grandmothers raising their grandchildren orphaned by the AIDS' pandemic.  Feb. 24, 10am-2pm @ Burlington Baptist Church, New St., Burlington

Location/Venue Name
Burlington Baptist Church

  • 2225 New Street, Burlington , L7R 1J2
04:00 PM

Coldest Night of the Yea r- Open Doors Burlington

04:00 PM — 08:30 PM

The Coldest Night of the Year is a super-fun, family-friendly fundraiser for hungry, homeless, and hurting individuals and families in Burlington. To register to Walk, Volunteer, or Donate go to cnoy.org/Burlington. The WALK is held on Saturday, February 24th, 2018, and provides each participant with the opportunity to: -walk 2, 5, or 10km -fundraise for Open Doors -feel a hint of the challenge faced by those experiencing homelessness during winter. We are welcoming special guests including Burlington Teen Tour Band to lead the march. If you would like more information contact: Rachel or Christina 905-634-1809 or opendoors@stcb.ca It's cold out there! Help us Warm up Burlington!

Location/Venue Name
St. Christopher's Anglican Church

  • 662 Guelph Line, Burlington, L7R3M8
Tuesday, February 27
07:00 PM

Workplace Wellness: Mental Health Series

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Featuring keynote speaker Stephane Grenier. Stephane Grenier knows firsthand the toll that mental health issues can take on individuals and families. A retired Lieutenant-Colonel and post-traumatic stress disorder survivor, Grenier is a leading mental health innovator in workplace peer support. Join us for his stimulating keynote and the launch of his book, After The War: Surviving PTSD and Changing Mental Health Culture.

Location/Venue Name
McMaster University, DeGroote School of Business, Ron Joyce Centre

  • 4350 South Service Road, Burlington, L7L 5R8
07:30 PM

Bronte Horticultural Society General Meeting

07:30 PM — 10:30 PM

Bronte Horticultural Society General Meeting: Tuesday 27 February 2018 at 7:30pm held at John Colbourne Recreation Centre, 1565 Old Lakeshore Road, Oakville L6L6N1 Speaker: SEAN JAMES Topic: MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR GARDEN Guests and New Members welcome. Annual Membership $15 Name: Jacoba Boshoff Email: bjacobatrade@gmail.com Phone: 9056162103

Location/Venue Name
John Colbourne Recreation Centre

  • 1565 Old Lakeshore Road, Oakville, L6L 6N1
Thursday, March 1
06:00 PM

Vital Conversation on Cultural Appropriation

06:00 PM — 08:30 PM

The next in a series of vital conversations on TRC, The Oakville Community Foundation and The Partnership for Truth & Reconciliation in Oakville presents: The Vital Conversation on Cultural Appropriation  As part of our local commitment in Oakville, we are actively responding to the calls for action from the Truth & Reconciliation commission and in doing so, invite you and your peers to do the same.  We invite you to join us in our Vital Conversation on Cultural Appropriation taking place at 6:00 pm at QEPCC, Black Box Theatre, 2302 Bridge Rd.   The evening will be hosted by Stephen Paquette, a traditional knowledge keeper and chair of the Indigenous Education Advisory Committee.   This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada's 150th, a collaboration between The Oakville Community Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.  

Location/Venue Name
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre-Black Box Theatre

  • 2302 Bridge Road , OAKVILLE, L6L 3L5
07:00 PM

2018 Volunteer Bash

07:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Join us at our 2018 Volunteer Bash at Seasons Restaurant for a little fun and festivity after another year of hard work! Hear about our 2017 accomplishments and learn about our upcoming events and volunteer opportunities! Plus, enjoy some lovely hors d’oeuvres, tea, coffee and a cash bar. Whether you’re a new volunteer, a long-time volunteer or are just looking to learn more about volunteering with us, we would love to see you there! Please RSVP for this event HERE. There is free parking available on Lakeshore Rd and Robinson St and in the municipal parking lot off of Robinson St behind the restaurant. The closest bus stop is at Church St and Navy St (serviced by the 14 and 17 buses), a 2 minute walk from the restaurant.

Location/Venue Name
Seasons Restaurant

  • 134 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, L6J 1H4
Friday, March 2
01:30 PM

World Day of Prayer Oakville

01:30 PM — 03:30 PM

on Friday March 2,2018 at 1:30 pm at Central Baptist Church. 340 Rebecca St. L6K 1K3. Service is titled "All God's Creation is Good" by the women of Suriname. Collection will be taken in support of the Women's Inter - Church Council. Fellowship and refreshments follow the service. Parking is free.Contact for more info 905- 845 -2942. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Location/Venue Name
Central Baptist Church

  • 340 Rebecca St., Oakville, L6K 1K3
Saturday, March 3
09:30 AM

Halton Waldorf School Kindermorning

09:30 AM — 11:30 AM

Join us for Kindermorning! Children will experience kindergarten activities while parents learn about the unique Waldorf approach to early childhood education . Please call us at 905-331-4387 to register for this event.

Location/Venue Name
Halton Waldorf School

  • 2193 Orchard Road, Burlington, L7L 7J8
10:00 AM

Winter Tree ID Walk

10:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Explore the woods and increase your knowledge about Ontario trees, with out mosquitos! We are thrilled to offer you the great opportunity to join conservation photographer and naturalist, Jeff Dickie, on a winter walk and learn how to identify common trees of Oakville based on their bark, buds and shape. PLEASE RSVP for this free event via email: programs@oakvillegreen.org

Location/Venue Name
Iroquios Shoreline Woods

  • 1455 Joshueas Creek Drive, Oakville, L6H 7G4
05:30 PM

Optimist Club Murder Mystery

Saturday, March 3 to Sunday, March 4
05:30 PM — 12:00 AM

It's the 100th anniversary of the Saloon. Everyone is enjoying the celebration, including the horse wrangling contest, until things go awry!! Can you solve the murder mystery?! Doors open at 5:30pm Dinner and show begin at 6:15pm DJ Dance Party to follow at 9:00pm Cash Bar Silent Auction, Door Prizes, 50/50 draw Costume suggestions: Western wear, cowboy hats. Tickets are $50 each and all proceeds will go towards Youth Programs in the Burlington Community More info or to purchase tickets, email burlingtonoptimistclub@gmail.com

Location/Venue Name
Windjammer by the Lake

  • 5353 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, L7L 1C8
Monday, March 5
10:00 AM

Coffee & Conversation

10:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Every Monday morning 10am-12pm. No fee/registration. Come meet & chat with women in the community, make new connections & discuss varying topics. Refreshments provided.

Location/Venue Name
The Womens Centre of Halton

  • 1515 Rebecca St. Suite 229, Oakville, L6G 5G8
06:00 PM

Employment Seminar: Upselling Your Skills

06:00 PM — 08:00 PM

Seminar that goes through what skills you have, and how to add them to your career, or your journey to finding a new career path. Please call to register. 

Location/Venue Name
The Womens Centre of Halton

  • 1515 Rebecca St. Suite 229, Oakville, L6G 5G8
06:30 PM

Legal Clinic

06:30 PM — 08:30 PM

Free Employment law legal guidance & advice. Call 905-847-5520 for more info. First come First serve.

Location/Venue Name
The Womens Centre of Halton

  • 1515 Rebecca St. Suite 229, Oakville, L6G 5G8
Tuesday, March 6
07:30 AM

Breakfast with Dr. Tom Deans

07:30 AM — 09:30 AM

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce and Oakville Community Foundation are pleased to host Award-winning speaker and best-selling author of Every Family's Business and Willing Wisdom Dr. Tom Deans, Ph.D to discuss intergenerational wealth & succession solutions.  A frequent guest on CBC, Money Line and BNN, Dean’s keynote speeches and seminars combine humor and knowledge from his books Willing Wisdom and Every’s Family Business, focusing on business succession planning and intergenerational wealth transfers. Dean’s encourages others to share their stories as he finds it, “fulfilling as people share their phenomenal stories, the chaos and the heartbreak in their own families about the intersection of money, relationships, power and control, and their subsequent gratefulness for a glimpse of a resolution to what can feel like impossible problems.” Learn more/Register.

Location/Venue Name
Holiday Inn Oakville - Centre

  • 590 Argus Road, Oakville, L6J 6G6
Wednesday, March 7
01:00 PM

S.E.N.A.C.A Information Session on Long Term Care

01:00 PM — 03:30 PM

S.E.N.A.C.A Seniors Day Program invites you to an information session on Long Term Care at the Palermo United Church presented by the Mississauga Halton Learning Centre.

Location/Venue Name
The Palermo United Church

  • 2521 Dundas St. West, Oakville, L6M 4J4
04:30 PM

Stress Reduction

04:30 PM — 06:00 PM

10 Week. This workshop will help you manage your stress and teach you strategies to work through a variety of challenges that you experience in everyday life.

Location/Venue Name
The Womens Centre of Halton

  • 1515 Rebecca St. Suite 229, Oakville, L6G 5G8
Wednesday, March 14
05:00 PM

Oakville Chamber of Commerce - Business After Hours

05:00 PM — 07:00 PM

Attend the Oakville Chamber's popular monthly evening networking reception! Business After Hours is sponsored by a different Chamber member every time. Come to network with Chamber members, get great business leads and referral opportunities, and enter into our door prize and 50/50 draws. Refreshments will be provided. This month join us at FirstOntario Credit Union! Complimentary to Chamber Members and first time guests. Returning guests: $20. No pre-registration required. Join the conversation: @oakvillechamber  #BusinessAfterHours 

Location/Venue Name
FirstOntario Credit Union

  • 505 Dundas Street West, Oakville, L6M 4M2