Community Messages

Thursday, October 17
All day

Are you touched by Epilepsy?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

1 in 100 have Epilepsy. Many more are affected. Parents, children, friends all share the burden people with Epilepsy bear. Come share your story with Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario's Family Support Group. You are not alone! United Way Windsor-Essex 300 Giles Blvd East, Windsor Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario. For more Info call 519-890-6614 https://www.facebook.com/groups/WindsorONEpilepsySC/  

Location/Venue Name
United Way Windsor-Essex

  • 300 Giles Blvd East, Windsor, N9A 4C4
09:00 AM

Bookfest Windsor 2019

Thursday, October 17 to Friday, October 18
09:00 AM — 12:00 AM

Exciting literary events with authors from all over Canada and the US! Featuring a joint tribute with WIFF October 17 to honour Toni Morrison, Detroit Writers’ Guild artists and friends on October 18, a day of panels with headliner Lindsay Wong on October 19, Brunch to celebrate Black Moss Press’ 50th Anniversary on October 20, followed by francophone events and more! Located October 17 – 19 at SoCA (The Armouries) and St. Clair Centre for the Arts (Fourth Floor) on October 21. Full schedule and details at bookfestwindsor.comBookFest/Salon du livre Windsor 2019

Location/Venue Name
School of Creative Arts

  • University of Windsor School of Creative Arts Armouries Building 37 University Ave. E. Windsor, ON, Canada N9A 1E4, Windsor, N9A1E4
11:00 AM

Windsor Blood Donor Centre

11:00 AM — 07:00 PM

Did you know that less than 4% of the eligible population donates blood? Help us change this stat – donate blood and be a hero to the patients in need. For more information or to book an appointment: 1 888 2 DONATE (1-888-236-6283), www.blood.ca or download the GiveBlood App.

Location/Venue Name
Windsor Blood Donation Centre

  • 3909 Grand Marais Road East, WINDSOR, N8W 1W9
Friday, October 18
All day

Christmas Bazaar - Crafters Wanted

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Looking for crafters for our Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 23rd - Riverside United Church, 881 Glidden Ave. Windsor.  Call 519-948-5249 or e-mail ruc@5249.

Location/Venue Name
Riverside United Church

  • 881 Glidden Ave, Windsor Ontario, N8S 2N6
All day

Are you touched by Epilepsy?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

1 in 100 have Epilepsy. Many more are affected. Parents, children, friends all share the burden people with Epilepsy bear. Come share your story with Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario's Family Support Group. You are not alone! United Way Windsor-Essex 300 Giles Blvd East, Windsor Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario. For more Info call 519-890-6614 https://www.facebook.com/groups/WindsorONEpilepsySC/  

Location/Venue Name
United Way Windsor-Essex

  • 300 Giles Blvd East, Windsor, N9A 4C4
08:00 AM

Bookfest Windsor 2019

Friday, October 18 to Saturday, October 19
08:00 AM — 12:00 AM

Exciting literary events with authors from all over Canada and the US! Featuring a joint tribute with WIFF October 17 to honour Toni Morrison, Detroit Writers’ Guild artists and friends on October 18, a day of panels with headliner Lindsay Wong on October 19, Brunch to celebrate Black Moss Press’ 50th Anniversary on October 20, followed by francophone events and more! Located October 17 – 19 at SoCA (The Armouries) and St. Clair Centre for the Arts (Fourth Floor) on October 21. Full schedule and details at bookfestwindsor.comBookFest/Salon du livre Windsor 2019

Location/Venue Name
School of Creative Arts

  • University of Windsor School of Creative Arts Armouries Building 37 University Ave. E. Windsor, ON, Canada N9A 1E4, Windsor, N9A1E4
05:00 PM

k of c fish fry

05:00 PM — 07:00 PM

Monthly pickerel fish fry. October 18 at St. Cyril Slovak Centre from 5-7 pm. $15.00 per ticket. 519-254-8431 for details.

Location/Venue Name
St. Cyril Slovak Centre

  • 1520 Chandler, Windsor, N8Y 4P7
06:00 PM

“A Community Tribute to Our Volunteers Richard & Marie Renaud” Fundraiser

06:00 PM — 10:00 PM

IRIS Residential Inns and Services and Mental Health Connections present a joint fundraiser “A Community Tribute to Our Volunteers Richard & Marie Renaud” Friday, October 18. Doors open @ 6pm. Dinner @ 7pm at the Hellenic Cultural Center, 3052 Walker Rd, Windsor. Buffet Menu: Roasted Chicken, Penne with a Tomato Basil Sauce, House Salad, Roasted Potatoes, Fresh Vegetables, Bread and Butter, Coffee/Tea, Desserts Entertainment Tickets: $45 per person ($50 at the door) Contact:  IRIS House, Anne Ryan, (519) 252-1819, email: iris@irisinns.ca Mental Health Connections, Jean Laforge, (519) 256-4854, jlaforge@mhc-wec.on.ca All proceeds will benefit IRIS Residential Inns and Services & Mental Health Connections

Location/Venue Name
Hellenic Cultural Center

  • 3052 Walker Rd., Windsor, N8W 3R3
08:00 PM

Fright Night

08:00 PM — 11:00 PM

ENTER IF YOU DARE! Join us at The Old School House in Colchester (195 Bagot Street) on Friday October 18 from 8-11pm and Saturday October 19 from 2-5pm (for the kids) and 8-11pm. This Haunted house will be sure to scare you straight! Admission is $5.00 daytime and $10.00 nighttime. Kids daytime haunted house will be more family friendly will lots of activities for the little ones! All proceeds will be going to various Rotary projects. Sponsored by: ATLAS TUBE, GERALD A SMITH FUNERAL HOME, GOLDEN LAW, HARROW CHIROPRACTIC, DPM INSURANCE, KELLER MOTORS, TD BANK AND THE TOWN OF ESSEX

Location/Venue Name
Old School House Colchester

  • 195 Bagot Street, Harrow, N0R1G0
Saturday, October 19
All day

Are you touched by Epilepsy?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

1 in 100 have Epilepsy. Many more are affected. Parents, children, friends all share the burden people with Epilepsy bear. Come share your story with Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario's Family Support Group. You are not alone! United Way Windsor-Essex 300 Giles Blvd East, Windsor Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario. For more Info call 519-890-6614 https://www.facebook.com/groups/WindsorONEpilepsySC/  

Location/Venue Name
United Way Windsor-Essex

  • 300 Giles Blvd East, Windsor, N9A 4C4
08:00 AM

Windsor Blood Donor Centre

08:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Did you know that less than 4% of the eligible population donates blood? Help us change this stat – donate blood and be a hero to the patients in need. For more information or to book an appointment: 1 888 2 DONATE (1-888-236-6283), www.blood.ca or download the GiveBlood App.

Location/Venue Name
Windsor Blood Donation Centre

  • 3909 Grand Marais Road East, WINDSOR, N8W 1W9
08:00 AM

Bookfest Windsor 2019

Saturday, October 19 to Sunday, October 20
08:00 AM — 12:00 AM

Exciting literary events with authors from all over Canada and the US! Featuring a joint tribute with WIFF October 17 to honour Toni Morrison, Detroit Writers’ Guild artists and friends on October 18, a day of panels with headliner Lindsay Wong on October 19, Brunch to celebrate Black Moss Press’ 50th Anniversary on October 20, followed by francophone events and more! Located October 17 – 19 at SoCA (The Armouries) and St. Clair Centre for the Arts (Fourth Floor) on October 21. Full schedule and details at bookfestwindsor.comBookFest/Salon du livre Windsor 2019

Location/Venue Name
School of Creative Arts

  • University of Windsor School of Creative Arts Armouries Building 37 University Ave. E. Windsor, ON, Canada N9A 1E4, Windsor, N9A1E4
09:00 AM

Grand Opening

09:00 AM — 05:00 PM

Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is pleased to announce the grand opening of our Lauzon Road Society Shoppe. Come out on October 19, ribbon cutting 9am at 1245 Lauzon Rd.

Location/Venue Name
Society Shoppe - Society of Saint Vincent de Paul

  • 1245 Lauzon Road, Windsor, N8S 3M9
10:00 AM

Monthly Marketplace at St. Paul's Church Essex

10:00 AM — 02:00 PM

St. Paul's Church Marketplace on October 19, 10am-2pm at 92 St Paul Street, Essex. Unique local vendors, baked goods, lunch and more! Call 519-980-4942 for more info.

Location/Venue Name
ST PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH

  • 92 ST PAUL STREET, Essex, N8M 1C5
02:00 PM

Fright Night

02:00 PM — 05:00 PM

ENTER IF YOU DARE! Join us at The Old School House in Colchester (195 Bagot Street) on Friday October 18 from 8-11pm and Saturday October 19 from 2-5pm (for the kids) and 8-11pm. This Haunted house will be sure to scare you straight! Admission is $5.00 daytime and $10.00 nighttime. Kids daytime haunted house will be more family friendly will lots of activities for the little ones! All proceeds will be going to various Rotary projects. Sponsored by: ATLAS TUBE, GERALD A SMITH FUNERAL HOME, GOLDEN LAW, HARROW CHIROPRACTIC, DPM INSURANCE, KELLER MOTORS, TD BANK AND THE TOWN OF ESSEX

Location/Venue Name
Old School House Colchester

  • 195 Bagot Street, Harrow, N0R1G0
08:00 PM

Fright Night

08:00 PM — 11:00 PM

ENTER IF YOU DARE! Join us at The Old School House in Colchester (195 Bagot Street) on Friday October 18 from 8-11pm and Saturday October 19 from 2-5pm (for the kids) and 8-11pm. This Haunted house will be sure to scare you straight! Admission is $5.00 daytime and $10.00 nighttime. Kids daytime haunted house will be more family friendly will lots of activities for the little ones! All proceeds will be going to various Rotary projects. Sponsored by: ATLAS TUBE, GERALD A SMITH FUNERAL HOME, GOLDEN LAW, HARROW CHIROPRACTIC, DPM INSURANCE, KELLER MOTORS, TD BANK AND THE TOWN OF ESSEX

Location/Venue Name
Old School House Colchester

  • 195 Bagot Street, Harrow, N0R1G0
Sunday, October 20
All day

Christmas Bazaar - Crafters Wanted

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Looking for crafters for our Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 23rd - Riverside United Church, 881 Glidden Ave. Windsor.  Call 519-948-5249 or e-mail ruc@5249.

Location/Venue Name
Riverside United Church

  • 881 Glidden Ave, Windsor Ontario, N8S 2N6
All day

Are you touched by Epilepsy?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

1 in 100 have Epilepsy. Many more are affected. Parents, children, friends all share the burden people with Epilepsy bear. Come share your story with Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario's Family Support Group. You are not alone! United Way Windsor-Essex 300 Giles Blvd East, Windsor Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario. For more Info call 519-890-6614 https://www.facebook.com/groups/WindsorONEpilepsySC/  

Location/Venue Name
United Way Windsor-Essex

  • 300 Giles Blvd East, Windsor, N9A 4C4
Monday, October 21
All day

Are you touched by Epilepsy?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

1 in 100 have Epilepsy. Many more are affected. Parents, children, friends all share the burden people with Epilepsy bear. Come share your story with Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario's Family Support Group. You are not alone! United Way Windsor-Essex 300 Giles Blvd East, Windsor Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario. For more Info call 519-890-6614 https://www.facebook.com/groups/WindsorONEpilepsySC/  

Location/Venue Name
United Way Windsor-Essex

  • 300 Giles Blvd East, Windsor, N9A 4C4
03:00 PM

Windsor Blood Donor Centre

03:00 PM — 07:00 PM

Did you know that less than 4% of the eligible population donates blood? Help us change this stat – donate blood and be a hero to the patients in need. For more information or to book an appointment: 1 888 2 DONATE (1-888-236-6283), www.blood.ca or download the GiveBlood App.

Location/Venue Name
Windsor Blood Donation Centre

  • 3909 Grand Marais Road East, WINDSOR, N8W 1W9
Tuesday, October 22
All day

Are you touched by Epilepsy?

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

1 in 100 have Epilepsy. Many more are affected. Parents, children, friends all share the burden people with Epilepsy bear. Come share your story with Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario's Family Support Group. You are not alone! United Way Windsor-Essex 300 Giles Blvd East, Windsor Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario. For more Info call 519-890-6614 https://www.facebook.com/groups/WindsorONEpilepsySC/  

Location/Venue Name
United Way Windsor-Essex

  • 300 Giles Blvd East, Windsor, N9A 4C4
All day

Christmas Bazaar - Crafters Wanted

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Looking for crafters for our Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 23rd - Riverside United Church, 881 Glidden Ave. Windsor.  Call 519-948-5249 or e-mail ruc@5249.

Location/Venue Name
Riverside United Church

  • 881 Glidden Ave, Windsor Ontario, N8S 2N6
07:30 PM

Windsor Poetry Slam Presents the I See You Tour

07:30 PM — 10:00 PM

Windsor Poetry Slam, League of Canadian Poets and the Canadian Council for the Arts are excited to bring the ‘I See You” Tour to Windsor! Please, join us on Tuesday, October 22nd as Nisha Patel and BiCurious George grace the stage at Phog Lounge for a double feature!   Nisha Patel is an award-winning Indo-Canadian poet & artist. She is the City of Edmonton’s Poet Laureate, and the 2019 Canadian Individual Slam Champion. She is a recipient of the Edmonton Artists’ Trust Fund Award. She is also the Executive Director of the Edmonton Poetry Festival. Nisha is a graduate of the Alberta School of Business, working to further her goal of building a stronger artistic community through living in her truth. You can find out more about her at nishapatel.ca. Writer, poet, filmmaker and spoken word artist, Liana Cusmano (Luca/BiCurious George) is the 2018 and 2019 Montreal Slam Champion and the runner up in the 2019 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Championship. Their poems and short stories have been published in short story collections, anthologies and literary magazines, and they have performed their work in English, French and Italian in North America, Europe, and Asia. With work that touches on love, pain, queerness and belonging, their aim is to help others feel both seen and safe.  Doors will be open at 7:30 pm, show starts at 8 pm. If you want to slam please be there by 7:45 pm at the latest to sign up. As always, two rounds of three-minute poems, along with an open mic portion and a couple sacrifices! We’ll see you there!

Location/Venue Name
Phog Lounge

  • 157 University Ave W , Windsor, N9A 5P4
Thursday, October 24
All day

Christmas Bazaar - Crafters Wanted

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Looking for crafters for our Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 23rd - Riverside United Church, 881 Glidden Ave. Windsor.  Call 519-948-5249 or e-mail ruc@5249.

Location/Venue Name
Riverside United Church

  • 881 Glidden Ave, Windsor Ontario, N8S 2N6
Sunday, October 27
12:00 PM

Fall Kozak Bingo

12:00 PM — 04:00 PM

The Ukrainian National Federation of Windsor is holding their annual Fall Kozak Bingo. Food will be available for purchase to dine in or take out, along with baked goods and various wares for sale by community members. The bingo for various prizes will begin at 2pm. Come out and join us for a fun afternoon on October 27, 12-4pm at UNF Hall, 1033 Ottawa St.

Location/Venue Name
UNF Hall

  • 1033 Ottawa Street, Windsor, N8X 2E3