What’s Up Community Calendar – March 2018
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March 6, 2018 from 7:00pm-8:00pm – “The Storm Murders” Forensics Night. Murder and the ensuing investigation prominently feature in this year’s One Book One Brant title, The Storm Murders. This program will provide attendees with insight into how an actual investigation works. Join Detective Constable Jeff Gracey from the Brant detachment of the OPP as he discusses the major case management approach to homicide investigations and the way technology, forensics, and investigative resources are all brought together to assist with an investigation. Free program. Registration required as space is limited. Location: Brant Sports Complex, 944 Powerline Road. Presented by County of Brant Public Library.
March 8, 2018 at 6:00pm – BMO Presents International Women’s Day 2018 – a benefit to support Nova Vita. This will be an evening to inspire women to personal and professional growth while showcasing and celebrating businesses in our community who want to #PressforProgress. Over 200 people are expected to attend our dinner and silent auction that will offer something for everyone, including keynote Speaker, Tonia Jahshan and The Closet Couture Runway of Inspiration – featuring staff, former clients, volunteers and community partners to share their stories and strut their stuff dressed head to toe in fashions from Closet Couture Boutique. Tickets are $75, and can be purchased in advance at www.novavita.org or at eventbrite.ca. Location: Best Western Brantford Conference Centre at 19 Holiday Drive in Brantford.
March 8, 2018 at 7:00pm – Kenny Vs Spenny Comedy Show. Canadian Comic Legends Kenny and Spenny (a.k.a. Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice) continue where they left off on their hit television series, competing for victory while trying to humiliate one another live on stage. Special guests Wally Warwick & Stephen Girodat. Tickets can be bought through Ticketscene.ca, Five Star Auto (177 Clarence St – Brantford), or The Beat Goes On (265 King George Rd – Brantford). Show is restricted to those 19 and over, ID IS A MUST! Location: Club NV, downtown Brantford.
March 10, 2018 at 11:00am – Special Olympics Brantford Auction & Vendors. Come out and support Special Olympics Brantford and our athletes who are going out east to the national games in May this year. Sydenham-Heritage Church is the location of the auction where the fun is taking place. Bring your quarters to the event! There are 4 rounds of auctions and vendors to buy many different things from all day as well. Location: Sydenham-Heritage United Church, 120 Sydenham Street in Brantford.
March 12-15, 2018 from 9:00am-1:00pm – Pre-teens & Teens, Learn to cook like a pro on March Break! 10 year olds and up can learn different recipes and cooking techniques in this great March Break camp! Cost for the 4 days is $180 per person. Call for more information: 519.754.8808. Location: Sweet Isa Cooking Studio at 48 Main St. South in St. George Ontario.
March 12-16, 2018 – March Break STEM camp at Sylvan Learning Centres. Join us for 5 days of STEM camp! Choose from full days or half days. The kids will collaborate on fun activities that sharpen their STEM skills, all while having a blast with new friends. Call for pricing. 519-757-0325 Location: Sylvan Learning of Brantford 299 Wayne Gretzky Parkway, Brantford.
March 28, 2018 at 7:00pm – Learn about rain gardens! Jen Baker from the Hamilton Naturalists Club will be talking about these unique landscapes and what you can do in YOUR yard! Discussion will include how creating rain gardens can help reduce water runoff into streams and creeks in your neighbourhood and in learn how it helps prevent the transport of pollutants and reduces erosion in stream valleys. How rain gardens can help to increase local biodiversity, including pollinators, will also be examined. Free program, registration required. Location: County of Brant Public Library at 78 Main St. N., St. George Ontario.