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Monday, October 18, 2021:
• Virtual How-To Festival Schedule: How-To Tie Dye with Fruits and Veggies. Chatham-Kent Public Library Offers Virtual How-To Festival. Learn something new in 20 minutes or less! CKPL’s How-To Festival is in celebration of Ontario Public Library Week and will take place from October 16 to 23. During the Festival a new How-To video will be posted each morning to CKPL’s Facebook Page @ckplibrary and YouTube channel. How-To Kits will be sent out to registered patrons after videos are posted each day. Registration is required and opens on Friday, October 8. Please register to receive your How-To kits through Ask CKPL: By phone – 519.354.2940. By text – 519.401.7174. By email – cklibrary@chatham-kent.ca. By Facebook chat – @ckplibrary. To find out more about programs and events at Chatham-Kent Public Library, visit www.ckpl.ca.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021:
• Come join us at The Chatham Legion, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham from 11:00am – 9:30pm. Spend the evening playing Euchre or Shuffleboard starting at 7:00pm.

• Virtual How-To Festival Schedule: How-To Make a Birds Nest Necklace. Chatham-Kent Public Library Offers Virtual How-To Festival. Learn something new in 20 minutes or less! CKPL’s How-To Festival is in celebration of Ontario Public Library Week and will take place from October 16 to 23. During the Festival a new How-To video will be posted each morning to CKPL’s Facebook Page @ckplibrary and YouTube channel. How-To Kits will be sent out to registered patrons after videos are posted each day. Registration is required and opens on Friday, October 8. Please register to receive your How-To kits through Ask CKPL: By phone – 519.354.2940. By text – 519.401.7174. By email – cklibrary@chatham-kent.ca. By Facebook chat – @ckplibrary. To find out more about programs and events at Chatham-Kent Public Library, visit www.ckpl.ca.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021:
• Come join us at The Chatham Legion, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham from 11:00am – 6:00pm. The kitchen is open to serve lunch from 11:30am – 1:30pm. Come check out our daily specials. Everyone is welcome.

• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs. (Please bring photo identification.) (Limited number of cards available.) Held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden Entrance – Wellington Street). Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 10:30am. COVID-19 provisions / Contact tracing in place /  Masks required / Hand sanitizer provided.

• The Chatham-Kent Quilters’ Guild meets via zoom on the third Wednesday of every month. Everyone is welcome to join us, including non-members. Non-members will pay a $5 fee per meeting and can enjoy our presentations, guest speakers and all of the other fun at our meeting. Our membership fee is $50 per year and this entitles you to our Newsletter and all of our regular meetings free of charge. You are welcome to contact us through our Facebook page or our website at www.ckquiltguild.com to get more information.

• Virtual How-To Festival Schedule: How-To Regrow Vegetable Scraps. Chatham-Kent Public Library Offers Virtual How-To Festival. Learn something new in 20 minutes or less! CKPL’s How-To Festival is in celebration of Ontario Public Library Week and will take place from October 16 to 23. During the Festival a new How-To video will be posted each morning to CKPL’s Facebook Page @ckplibrary and YouTube channel. How-To Kits will be sent out to registered patrons after videos are posted each day. Registration is required and opens on Friday, October 8. Please register to receive your How-To kits through Ask CKPL: By phone – 519.354.2940. By text – 519.401.7174. By email – cklibrary@chatham-kent.ca. By Facebook chat – @ckplibrary. To find out more about programs and events at Chatham-Kent Public Library, visit www.ckpl.ca.

Thursday, October 21, 2021:
• Come join us at The Chatham Legion, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham from 11:00am – 6:00pm. The kitchen is open to serve lunch from 11:30am – 1:30pm. Come check out our daily specials. Everyone is welcome.

• Virtual How-To Festival Schedule: How-To Make Candy Sushi. Chatham-Kent Public Library Offers Virtual How-To Festival. Learn something new in 20 minutes or less! CKPL’s How-To Festival is in celebration of Ontario Public Library Week and will take place from October 16 to 23. During the Festival a new How-To video will be posted each morning to CKPL’s Facebook Page @ckplibrary and YouTube channel. How-To Kits will be sent out to registered patrons after videos are posted each day. Registration is required and opens on Friday, October 8. Please register to receive your How-To kits through Ask CKPL: By phone – 519.354.2940. By text – 519.401.7174. By email – cklibrary@chatham-kent.ca. By Facebook chat – @ckplibrary. To find out more about programs and events at Chatham-Kent Public Library, visit www.ckpl.ca.

Friday, October 22, 2021:
• Come join us at The Chatham Legion, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham from 11:00am – 9:30pm. The kitchen is open to serve lunch from 11:30am – 1:30pm with daily specials. Supper will be served from 4:00 – 6:00pm. Orders will only be taken until 5:30pm. Tonight’s specials are Roast Beef or Fish & Chips. Orders will only be taken until 5:30pm. Take out is also available by calling 519-351-8733 or 519-351-5639. Everyone Welcome.

• SPIRIT WALKS sponsored by the Kent Historical Society at 7 pm, 7:30 pm and 8 pm  leaving from the former McKeough School 55  Forest St. Tickets are $18 for Adults and $8 for Children ( 12 and under) and will be available for purchase on Eventbrite.ca starting on Friday Oct 1st at noon.  Covid restrictions in place at the time may limit group size so early purchase is advised. Free parking is available and tours proceed weather permitting. For more information visit “Ghost Walks of Chatham-Kent” page on Facebook or phone (519) 351-2958 or (519) 674-2322.

• Virtual How-To Festival Schedule: How-To Make Slime. Chatham-Kent Public Library Offers Virtual How-To Festival. Learn something new in 20 minutes or less! CKPL’s How-To Festival is in celebration of Ontario Public Library Week and will take place from October 16 to 23. During the Festival a new How-To video will be posted each morning to CKPL’s Facebook Page @ckplibrary and YouTube channel. How-To Kits will be sent out to registered patrons after videos are posted each day. Registration is required and opens on Friday, October 8. Please register to receive your How-To kits through Ask CKPL: By phone – 519.354.2940. By text – 519.401.7174. By email – cklibrary@chatham-kent.ca. By Facebook chat – @ckplibrary. To find out more about programs and events at Chatham-Kent Public Library, visit www.ckpl.ca.

Winner, winner … Chicken Dinner!! Succulent Broasted chicken and the spirit of giving come together at a drive-through dinner in Dresden. The event is a win-win-win – local businesses and non-profits partnering in support of everyone. Agencies such as the Dresden Foodbank and Dresden Side Streets Youth Centre are experiencing increased need as Chatham-Kent begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. A portion of the funds raised through dinner ticket sales, donations for beverages, and non-perishable food items will support all. Grab your Drive-Through Broasted Chicken Dinner tickets at McKellar’s Flowers and Gifts (445 St George Street) in Dresden or at the Chatham-Kent Nonprofit Centre (425 McNaughton Avenue West) in Chatham. Tickets are $20 for a large box (3 pieces of chicken potatoes, coleslaw, buns and dessert) or $12 for a small (2 pieces of chicken with no coleslaw). Dinner box pick-ups will take place at Maple Mutual – 29553 St. George Street in Dresden.

Saturday, October 23, 2021:
• Come join us at The Chatham Legion, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham from 11:00am – 9:30pm. There will be a Meat draw at 3:30, 4:30 and 5:30pm. The kitchen is open to serve lunch from 3:00pm – 5:30pm with the last orders at 5:15pm. Come dance to the music of The D.A.M. Band 4:30-9:30. Come check out our menu. Everyone Welcome.

• SPIRIT WALKS sponsored by the Kent Historical Society  at 7 pm, 7:30 pm and 8 pm  leaving from the former McKeough School 55  Forest St. Tickets are $18 for Adults and $8 for Children ( 12 and under) and will be available for purchase on Eventbrite.ca starting on Friday Oct 1st at noon.  Covid restrictions in place at the time may limit group size so early purchase is advised. Free parking is available and tours proceed weather permitting. For more information visit “Ghost Walks of Chatham-Kent” page on Facebook or phone (519) 351-2958 or (519) 674-2322.

• Virtual How-To Festival Schedule :How-To Learn Advanced Watercolour Techniques. Chatham-Kent Public Library Offers Virtual How-To Festival. Learn something new in 20 minutes or less! CKPL’s How-To Festival is in celebration of Ontario Public Library Week and will take place from October 16 to 23. During the Festival a new How-To video will be posted each morning to CKPL’s Facebook Page @ckplibrary and YouTube channel. How-To Kits will be sent out to registered patrons after videos are posted each day. Registration is required and opens on Friday, October 8. Please register to receive your How-To kits through Ask CKPL: By phone – 519.354.2940. By text – 519.401.7174. By email – cklibrary@chatham-kent.ca. By Facebook chat – @ckplibrary. To find out more about programs and events at Chatham-Kent Public Library, visit www.ckpl.ca.

• Local artist Michael Garland photography will be on view at William Street Cafe all month long. Today from 1 pm to 3 pm he will be there to discuss his work.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021:
• Come join us at The Chatham Legion, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham from 11:00am – 9:30pm. Spend the evening playing Euchre or Shuffleboard starting at 7:00pm.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021:
• Come join us at The Chatham Legion, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham from 11:00am – 6:00pm. The kitchen is open to serve lunch from 11:30am – 1:30pm. Come check out our daily specials. Everyone is welcome.

• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs. (Please bring photo identification.) (Limited number of cards available.) Held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden Entrance – Wellington Street). Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 10:30am. COVID-19 provisions / Contact tracing in place /  Masks required / Hand sanitizer provided.

Thursday, October 28, 2021:
• Come join us at The Chatham Legion, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham from 11:00am – 6:00pm. The kitchen is open to serve lunch from 11:30am – 1:30pm. Come check out our daily specials. Everyone is welcome.

Friday, October 29, 2021:
• Come join us at The Chatham Legion, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham from 11:00am – 9:30pm. The kitchen is open to serve lunch from 11:30am – 1:30pm with daily specials. Supper will be served from 4:00 – 6:00pm. Orders will only be taken until 5:30pm. Tonight’s specials are liver & onions or fish & chips. Orders will only be taken until 5:30pm. Take out is also available by calling 519-351-8733 or 519-351-5639. Everyone welcome.

Saturday, October 30, 2021:
• Saturday Morning Breakfast Program at First Presbyterian Church (corner of Fifth St. and Wellington). A delicious nutritious breakfast served free of charge from 9:30am-11:00am. This will be a TAKE OUT only.

• Come join us at The Chatham Legion, corner of William & Colborne St. Chatham from 11:00am – 9:30pm. There will be a Meat draw at 3:30, 4:30 and 5:30pm. The kitchen is open to serve lunch from 3:00pm – 5:30pm with the last orders at 5:15pm. Come dance to the music of The Marquis 4:30-9:30pm. Come check out our menu. Everyone welcome.

• The following movie will be shown at the Chatham Branch of Chatham-Kent Public Library on Saturday, October 30 at 2:00 pm. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark – On Halloween 1968, Stella and her two friends meet a mysterious drifter, Ramón, and uncover a sinister notebook of stories. Rated 14A running time 1 hour 48 minutes. Registration is required. Please call 519-354-2940 to register. All are welcome to visit Chatham Branch for movies, a $2.00 donation is suggested at the door. For more information about CKPL’s programs, please call 519.354.2940 or visit www.ckpl.ca.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021:
• Come see us at 80 King St. E. at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store for our Christmas bonanza from 9am-4pm. The Christmas items will be available right into December. Call 519-354-0410 for more information.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs. (Please bring photo identification.) (Limited number of cards available.) Held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden Entrance – Wellington Street). Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 10:30am. COVID-19 provisions / Contact tracing in place /  Masks required / Hand sanitizer provided.

Saturday, November 6, 2021:
•  Saturdays at 7 at St. Andrew’s United Church, Chatham presents The Sultans of String. They are a band of talented musicians and three time Juno Award nominees who will perform an energetic CD release concert of lively music including Celtic, flamenco, and gypsy-jazz selections. Pick up a ticket at the church office, 85 William Street S., Chatham, to reserve a seat for the live audience. Current public health guidelines will be followed including masks, distancing and proof of full vaccination. The concert will be streamed via Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/standrews. Suggested donation $15. All are welcome! For further information www.standrewschatham.org/music or call 519-352-0010. 
 

Wednesday, November 10, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs. (Please bring photo identification.) (Limited number of cards available.) Held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden Entrance – Wellington Street). Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 10:30am. COVID-19 provisions / Contact tracing in place /  Masks required / Hand sanitizer provided.

Saturday, November 13, 2021:
• Saturday Morning Breakfast Program at First Presbyterian Church (corner of Fifth St. and Wellington). A delicious nutritious breakfast served free of charge from 9:30am-11:00am. This will be a TAKE OUT only.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs. (Please bring photo identification.) (Limited number of cards available.) Held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden Entrance – Wellington Street). Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 10:30am. COVID-19 provisions / Contact tracing in place /  Masks required / Hand sanitizer provided.

Thursday, November 18, 2021:
• Unifor Local 127 Retirees Meeting at 10:00am. 405 Riverview Dr., Chatham.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs. (Please bring photo identification.) (Limited number of cards available.) Held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden Entrance – Wellington Street). Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 10:30am. COVID-19 provisions / Contact tracing in place /  Masks required / Hand sanitizer provided.

Saturday, November 27, 2021:
• Saturday Morning Breakfast Program at First Presbyterian Church (corner of Fifth St. and Wellington). A delicious nutritious breakfast served free of charge from 9:30am-11:00am. This will be a TAKE OUT only.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs. (Please bring photo identification.) (Limited number of cards available.) Held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden Entrance – Wellington Street). Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 10:30am. COVID-19 provisions / Contact tracing in place /  Masks required / Hand sanitizer provided.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs. (Please bring photo identification.) (Limited number of cards available.) Held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden Entrance – Wellington Street). Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 10:30am. COVID-19 provisions / Contact tracing in place /  Masks required / Hand sanitizer provided.

Thursday, December 9, 2021:
• Unifor Local 127 Retirees Meeting at 10:00am. 405 Riverview Dr., Chatham.

Saturday, December 11, 2021:
• Saturday Morning Breakfast Program at First Presbyterian Church (corner of Fifth St. and Wellington). A delicious nutritious breakfast served free of charge from 9:30am-11:00am. This will be a TAKE OUT only.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs. (Please bring photo identification.) (Limited number of cards available.) Held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden Entrance – Wellington Street). Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 10:30am. COVID-19 provisions / Contact tracing in place /  Masks required / Hand sanitizer provided.

Wednesday, December 22, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs. (Please bring photo identification.) (Limited number of cards available.) Held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden Entrance – Wellington Street). Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 10:30am. COVID-19 provisions / Contact tracing in place /  Masks required / Hand sanitizer provided.

Wednesday, December 29, 2021:
• Victoria Avenue United Church’s Food Shopping Card & Pantry Programs. (Please bring photo identification.) (Limited number of cards available.) Held at St. Andrew’s United Church (Memorial Garden Entrance – Wellington Street). Every Wednesday from 9:00am to 10:30am. COVID-19 provisions / Contact tracing in place /  Masks required / Hand sanitizer provided.

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Submit your coming events to bruce@chatham­voice.com or michelle@chathamvoice.com

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