Church Council Executive will meet on Wednesday, November 5th at 7 pm.
Do you want a more food-friendly neighbourhood? Your ideas are needed! Mount Dennis Neighbourhood Centre is holding a community consultation on Friday, November 7th from 6 to 8.30 pm at 1269 Weston Road. Call Erika Pulfer at 647-654-3116 to register.
Both the Outreach Committee (9.30 am) and the Management Committee (12.15 pm) will meet in November 9th. Busy day!
Thank you once more to our Habitat volunteers who represented Central at the Habitat's ReStore on Caledonia Road recently. This was our tenth volunteer day, and we look forward to more! Speak to Sylvia Keyes or Lori Lee for more information.
Still on the Outreach file, a vacancy is available for a volunteer dishwasher/potwasher for Tuesday night community dinners. Hours of work are 6 PM to 7:30 PM. Orientation, fun, camaraderie, and appreciation are included in the benefits package.
Dawn Dowling, Executive Director of the Weston King Neighbourhood Centre, tells me the drop-in needs the following items: Razors, feminine hygiene products, and gently used items such as towels, hat/mitts, DVDs and games.
Weston Presbyterian Church is hosting a Bethlehem Feast on Wednesday, November 5th, from 6 to 9 pm in the Lower Creelman Hall, 11 Cross Street. Chef Munir will instruct guests on how to make nine dishes—and then everyone will sit down to enjoy this feast. Cost is $40 and includes a small gift from Bethlehem. Register at 416-241-9533. Places are limited.
And just three days later, Weston Presbyterian Church is holding their annual Bazaar, November 8th at 12 pm. There will be a treasure hunt and white elephant tables, a luncheon, bake sale, raffle and crafts. 7 Cross Street.
On November 16th, your Outreach Committee will welcome Alanna Mitchell, journalist, author and playwright, best known for her acclaimed book "Sea Sick: the Hidden Crisis in the Global Ocean." She will speak to the congregation about this crisis, and perhaps describe some of her latest work, "Invisible Plastic: What Happens When Your Garbage Ends Up in the Ocean." To prepare, we will screen a documentary Alanna has recommended, "A Sea Change" (2009) directed by Barbara Ettinger.
Westway United Church presents "Let There Be Light" Christmas concert and carol sing. Wednesday, November 26, at 8 pm, 8 Templar Drive. Tickets are $10, and available from Doug or June Musselwhite.