Forward announcements of non-profit local events for Community Update to The Oakville Beaver, 467 Speers Rd., Oakville, ON L6K 3S4; email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 905-632-0588, ext. 264. Free.
WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 11
Butt Out group smoking cessation fall session begins at Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, 327 Reynolds St., 5:30-7 p.m., Learning Resource Centre, register at 905-338-4691.
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 12
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton is hosting a Volunteer Information Session on Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. in the Oakville office: 464 Morden Rd. Call 905-339-2355.
Nar-anon meeting, 7:30 p.m., 484 Kerr St., lower level. For family and friends of addicts. Only first names used and anonymity is paramount.
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Mississauga Centre members night at University of Toronto Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Rd., Rm. SE2082, William Davis Building, 8 p.m., contact www.mississauga.rasc.ca.
Fish Fry at Oakville Legion Branch 114, 36 Upper Middle Rd. E., 4:30-8 p.m., $9 per person, call 905-845-6271. Visit www.oakvillelegion.ca.
Bronte Legion Friday Night Karaoke, 7-11 p.m., Club Room, 79 Jones St., contact 905-827-4722 or www.brontelegion.com.
Women’s Wisdom & Wellness Drop In at South Oakville Centre, 1515 Rebecca St., Suite 227, 1-3 p.m.
Yom Kippur Eve at Chabad Jewish Discovery Centre, 1552 Dundas St. W., Mississauga, 7-8 p.m., contact www.jewishmississauga.org.
Oakville & District Kennel Club Dog Show at the Ancaster Fairgrounds, outdoors. Free to the public. More info at www.odkc.ca. Runs Saturday and Sunday.
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 14
This Magic Moment Outdoor Concert at Nelson Park, 4181 New St., Burlington, 2-10 p.m., cost $30, contact www.thismagicmoment.ca.
Yom Kippur Day Shabbat at Chabad Jewish Discovery Centre, 1552 Dundas St. W., Mississauga, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., contact www.jewishmississauga.org.
Free community BBQ 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Aidan’s Church, 318 Queen Mary Dr. Lots of food, fun, friends and games for children.
Family Scottish Country Dancing at Queen Elizabeth Community and Cultural Centre in the Dance Studio 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. For more information, contact Alicia at 905-849-7180.
Bronte Village Stakeholders require donations of gently- used, clean winter outerwear for second annual coat drive. Bring donations to Bronte Sobey’s parking lot from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. or to Bronte fire station.
Salvation Army Church BBQ, Bake sale & Car Wash from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.1225 Rebecca St. Proceeds to support Youth and Worship Ministries. Donation of items and baked goods for sale welcome.
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 16
Tots and Us for parents and grandparents taking care of a preschooler at St. Paul’s United Church, 454 Rebecca St., 10-11 a.m.
Youth De-stress Program free classes are held Mondays from 7-8 p.m. at Speers Paint, 275 Speers Rd.. Free admission for teenagers, students and young adults, email email@example.com.
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 17
Book study of Timothy Keller’s book The Reason for God – Belief in an Age of Skepticism at St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church, 1541 Oakhill Dr., 7:30 p.m., register at 905-844-6200.
Oakville Choral Society welcomes new and former members. Registration 7 p.m., rehearsal 7:30 p.m. at St. Aidan’s church, 318 Queen Mary Dr. Tenors appreciated.
Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday. Dinner is provided at 6:30 p.m followed by group share. Church of the Nazarene, 320 Bronte Rd. in Oakville. Contact Melissa for more information firstname.lastname@example.org.