November 30, 2020

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Spider-Man Hero: An Indonesian man discovered that a Spider-Man costume can attract a lot of positive attention. Rudi Hartono, of Parepare, South  Sulawesi, was concerned about all the litter in the streets, and he took it upon himself to go on clean-up missions. However, no one else followed his example until he dressed as Spider-Man. He had purchased the costume to amuse his nephew but decided to wear it while picking up garbage. People took notice and started joining him in his endeavour. Since then, he has become a bit of a superhero in his community.
Ball Catcher: Many dogs like to play catch, but one Labrador retriever, named  Finley, can’t get enough of it. Finley lives in Canandaigua, New York (U.S.), with his human family, the Molloys. He has fine-tuned his catching skills to the point that he can fit six tennis balls in his mouth without help from his human playmates. When he was two years old, he could pick up four balls; eventually, he graduated to five, and then to six. Finley looks a bit odd with all those balls in his mouth, but his family is convinced he is proud of his unusual talent.  

Birds of a Feather: An artist from Bogotá, Colombia, wanted to learn about nature, so she started by observing and studying various species of birds. This led Diana Beltran Herrera to the art of making beautiful and precise life-size sculptures of birds from basic materials, such as paper and wire. She creates a form for the bird and then cuts and glues paper feathers to the form. She paints each creation so that it looks real. Her work includes pelicans, roosters,  parrots, sparrows, and many more. Over time, Herrera has managed to create sculptures representing over 100 bird species.

Key conundrum: It’s not unusual for people to lose their car keys. They might leave them in a restaurant or accidentally drop them on the ground. But not many people lose their keys the way Jovino Huerta lost his. Huerta is a political candidate in Huánuco, Peru. While campaigning, he decided to hand  out key chains with the phrase, “Vamos Peru!” Unfortunately, in the excitement of meeting people and shaking their hands, Huerta gave his own keys to someone by mistake. He explained his plight on social media, hoping that they would be returned. No word on that yet.

Quoteable Quotes

“A faithful friend is a strong defence, And he that hath found him hath found a  treasure.”
—Louisa May Alcott

 

“Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.”
—Aesop

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Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre Hotel

525 Bay St Toronto Ontario M5G 2L2 Canada, 525 Bay St

Trivia

1. What type of acid is in a lemon?

Citric

2. Which whales are called “canaries of the sea”?

Beluga Whales

3. The art of tie-dying became a fashion statement in the 1930s, 1950s, or 1960s?

1961’s

4. What are Op-Eds that appear primarily in publications?

Opinion Pieces

5. In what major city will you find The Louvre?

Paris, France

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Did You Know?

Preventing Sunburn: The rhinoceros is the second-largest land animal, next to the elephant. Living in Africa and Asia, these beasts can get sunburn on their thick skin. That’s why they like rolling in the mud.

Cuts and Scrapes: People often call adhesive bandages “Band-Aids.” That term is actually a brand name for the first adhesive wound covering, which was invented in 1920 by Earle Dickson of Johnson and Johnson Company.

The Force Displayed: Steve Sansweet is known for his collection of Star Wars memorabilia. He has amassed thousands of items, which are on display at the  Rancho Obi-Wan museum in Petaluma, California (U.S.).

Animal Cross: A beefalo is a cross between a cow and a buffalo (also known as bison). Specifically, a beefalo is 37.5% bison. The meat of this animal is touted to have less cholesterol and fat than conventional beef.

Strong Winds: A cyclone is a strong, spiralling storm that can be destructive.  Winds rotate around a midpoint of low pressure. North of the Equator, they spiral counterclockwise, and they spiral clockwise if south of the Equator.

On the Lighter Side

Guest: “When I made this reservation, I specifically requested a room facing  the ocean.”

Desk clerk: “Well, you didn’t specify which ocean.”
There are only three kinds of humans: those that count, and those that can’t.

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Consultant: someone who gets $100 an hour to tell you the same thing your assistant told you last week.

I have a baby car. It goes everywhere with a rattle.

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November 23, 2020

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Pen Art: Most people use a ballpoint pen for taking notes. Not Samia Al Homsi Dagher of Tripoli, Lebanon. This talented artist, who is also a software engineer, uses the ubiquitous writing instrument to create beautiful and realistic portraits. The illustrator has had lots of time to hone her skills; she was only five years old when she started drawing. Now, she is well-known for her work and receives commissions from many individuals, including celebrities, as well as average folk. That’s because her work is so precise that the portraits could be mistaken for photographs.
Icky Desserts? How would you feel if you were presented with a dessert that looks like a kitchen sponge topped with a sudsy soap bubble? Or beans on toast? However, if the dessert is made by British chef Ben Churchill, you’d be wise to overlook the illusion and take a bite. That’s because Churchill’s creations are sweet treats. For example, the beans are made of marzipan and sit atop a cake drizzled with a sweet orange-red syrup that appears to be ketchup. The kitchen scrubber is really an olive oil sponge cake topped with green mint crumbs, with sweet milk foam as soapsuds. It’s a weird but interesting hobby!

Bottlecap Art: A Russian grandmother discovered a unique medium with which to make her art: plastic bottle caps. Nina Krinitsina, of the village of  Makarye, designs mosaics using caps of different colours. She displays the mosaics on the walls of her house and in her garden, and passersby have noticed. To get the caps, Krinitsina searches for discarded bottles. She will even go on searches at the town’s landfill site to find them. The artist’s subject matter leans towards Russian folktale and cartoon characters. She is so prolific that families bring their children to view her works, bringing bottle caps as payment.

Blue Man: A Canadian man really likes the colour blue. In fact, Donnie Snider of  Scarborough, Ontario, likes a certain hue of blue so much that he decided to tattoo his whole body with the colour. Formerly a forklift driver, Snider now makes and sells jewellery, but he’s also spent a lot of time tattooing himself. He started by asking his sister to tattoo some blue onto his leg.  After that, he decided to become a complete non-conformist. He slowly, but surely,  completed different portions of his body, including his hands and face.  Needless to say, Snider attracts attention from friends and strangers alike.

Quoteable Quotes

“The growth of true friendship may be a lifelong affair.”
—Sarah Orne Jewett

 

“Endurance is patience concentrated.”
—Thomas Carlyle

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Nov.4-29: Exhibition: Ontario Between an Abstract and Figurative Vision: Eric Ranveau

Artist Eric Ranveau invites viewers to experience a new vision of Ontario landscapes in his new exhibition at the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre. The show titled, “Ontario Between an Abstract and Figurative Vision” runs from November 4th to the 29th, 2020 at the Joyner Gallery of the Arts Centre. An opening reception for the exhibit will be held on Sunday, November 8th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.  The paintings reveal the artist’s contemporary interpretation of Ontario landscapes. In his work, Ranveau explores the common thread between figurative and abstract art. A show not to be missed for art lovers and collectors, alike!

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Trivia

1. In what galaxy is our solar system?

The Milky Way

2. What is kleptomania?

Obsessive desire to steal

3. A campfire treat of graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate is called what?

S’Mores

4. The symbol for krypton is Kr, Kp, or Kn?

Kr

5. On average how many gallons of milk does a cow produce each day?

Six to seven.

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Did You Know?

Different Colours: Very few people have one eye that is a different colour than the other eye. Called heterochromia, this rare condition is usually caused by heredity but can be acquired due to an eye injury or a medical condition.

Big Quake: The Cascadia earthquake, largest known earthquake in Canada,  occurred off the southwest coast of the western province of British Columbia.  It happened on January 26, 1700, and is estimated to have had a magnitude of nine.

Early Sitcoms: Today, situation comedies (sitcoms) are a big part of television programming. They got their start in the 1950s, with such well-known shows as I Love Lucy, The Honeymooners, and The George Burns and Gracie Allen  Show.

Good for You: Almonds are good to eat. They are high in monounsaturated fat,  which helps to reduce the risk of heart disease. They also contain other nutrients, such as vitamin E, magnesium, and potassium.

Fake Title: When making the 1997 movie, Titanic, American director James  Cameron didn’t want other movie studios to know that his project was about the doomed luxury liner. So he used a fake title, Planet Ice.

On the Lighter Side

What do you get when you cross a mink with a kangaroo? A fur coat with pockets.

Golfer: “Notice any improvements since last year?”
Caddy: “Yes, you bought a new golf bag.”

Trial lawyer to a spouse: “It was a terrible day in court. I exhibited moral outrage when I meant to show righteous indignation.”

We have one of those floor lamps with three degrees of brightness: dim,  flicker, and out.

Inflation hasn’t ruined everything. A dime can still be used as a
screwdriver.

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November 16, 2020

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Best for Baby: If you want the best of the best for your baby, you can get it from a company in Spain called Suommo. But you’d have to be quite wealthy to afford some of their wares.  Suommo sells things like cribs and baby bottles, and the items are designed with flair and made of expensive components such as gold. Even the company’s baby pacifiers are things of beauty.  Parents can purchase one of three styles: diamond and gold, diamond and white gold, or diamond and rose gold. For those on a budget, some less expensive items are available, but the prices still will likely make a buyer think twice.
Motorcycle madness: Men wanting to impress their girlfriends should avoid breaking the law to do so. A man named Lalit from New Delhi, India, learned this the hard way. Lalit’s girlfriend had made fun of him because he did not own a motorcycle. So Lalit enlisted the help of a friend to steal as many of the two-wheeled vehicles as possible. Before getting caught by the cops, the pair managed to steal eight high-end motorcycles for the simple purpose of showing off to Lalit’s girlfriend. The water plant worker did not have a criminal record before, but he and his friend do now! 

Avocado Creations: You’ve never seen an avocado like one carved by Daniele  Barresi of Bagnara Calabra, Italy. The food sculptor got interested in carving at a young age, and he has tried many mediums, including soap and resin. But it’s the carvings he creates in avocado halves that really attract attention. He turns the soft flesh of the fruit into detailed representations of flowers, vines,  fruit, faces, and animals. Sometimes the pit is kept in place and carved as well,  becoming part of the picture. Other times, the pit is discarded to make room for another unique scene. Whatever the case, this art is edible!

Fantastic fondant: Lots of people love cake decorating, but China’s Zhou Yi  takes the craft to the highest level. Known as “Sugar King,” this creative artist makes intricate sculptures out of fondant. The figures he makes might be empresses, warriors, or fairies. Every eyelash is created individually, and the folds in clothing are draped realistically. Zhou Yi started by modelling dough, but got bored. He discovered fondant and realized it was the medium he needed to extend his creativity to more elaborate works. Today, Sugar King is  well-known around the world, and his creations are very expensive.

Quoteable Quotes

“Much learning does not teach understanding.”
—Heraclitus

 

“People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.”
—Aesop

What’s Happening

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7 am, On ZOOM All Visitors Welcome! Call 289-968-9781 for details to register to attend NOTE: Pre-registration is required.

Nov.4-29: Exhibition: Ontario Between an Abstract and Figurative Vision: Eric Ranveau

Artist Eric Ranveau invites viewers to experience a new vision of Ontario landscapes in his new exhibition at the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre. The show titled, “Ontario Between an Abstract and Figurative Vision” runs from November 4th to the 29th, 2020 at the Joyner Gallery of the Arts Centre. An opening reception for the exhibit will be held on Sunday, November 8th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.  The paintings reveal the artist’s contemporary interpretation of Ontario landscapes. In his work, Ranveau explores the common thread between figurative and abstract art. A show not to be missed for art lovers and collectors, alike!

September 21-November 30: RAFFLE

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525 Bay St Toronto Ontario M5G 2L2 Canada, 525 Bay St

Trivia

1. Banff National Park is located in what country?

Canada

2. Sisters Serena and Venus Williams are top players in which sport?

Tennis

3. If you are visiting the city called Rio de Janeiro, what country are you in?

Brazil

4. The first-born son of Prince Harry and wife Meghan is Archie, Arlo, or Albert?

Archie

5. What is the Earth’s most northern region?

Arctic

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Did You Know?

About Strawberries: Strawberries come from the plant called “Fragaria.” The berry is full of vitamin C and is sweet and juicy when ripe. Strawberries become perishable soon after they are picked.

Short on Space: In Amsterdam, Holland, narrow houses line the canals. Three in particular – Singel 7, Oude Hoogstraat 22, and Kloveniersburgwal 26 – are worth a look. They are only about two metres (6.5 ft.) wide. One of them has a  tearoom at street level.

Spectacular view: The Cliffs of Moher, located on Ireland’s west coast near the County Clare village of Liscannor, are an amazing spectacle. Reaching a  height of 214 metres (700 ft.), they stretch for eight kilometres (five miles)  along the Atlantic coast.

Big Bird: The great blue heron has greyish-blue feathers and is the largest of  North American herons. They hunt for fish and insects in both freshwater and saltwater, and they build their nests in tall trees, shrubs, or on the ground.

Percussion King: Ringo Starr, the drummer for The Beatles, was born Richard  Starkey in Liverpool, England, in 1940. Before joining The Beatles in 1962, he was in a band called Rory Storm and the Hurricanes.

On the Lighter Side

What’s black and white and black and white and purple?
A zebra rolling down a hill with a violet stuck in his hoof.

A comedian sent a telegram from Venice: “Streets full of water. Please advise!”

Politician: “Just remember, it’s a small world.”
Taxpayer: “Then why does it cost so much to run it?”

Psychologist: a person who encourages you to speak freely, and then charges  you for listening.

With all the deductions from my paycheque, my take-home pay barely survives the trip!

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November 9, 2020

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Alien pods: A farmer in Japan had an overabundance of Chinese cabbages last year, so he decided to leave some in the field to become natural fertilizer.  The farmer didn’t realize that by spring, his field would resemble a scene from the 1979 sci-fi movie, Alien. The cabbages ended up looking like rows and rows of alien eggs ready to hatch. This occurred because the cabbages have an outer layer of water that froze. The resulting grey-brown, oblong “pods”  might scare someone who has seen the movie, but they are really just heads of rotten cabbage!
Cuddly, but not Cute: The sphynx is a breed of cats with hairless bodies and lots of wrinkles. One of these felines, Xherdan of Rüti, Switzerland, is becoming known due to social media. His owner, Sandra Filippi, realizes that not all people would find Xherdan to be a cute cat; they may even call him ugly!  But she doesn’t care because she loves her unique pet. Xherdan has long ears and skin with so many folds that it looks like a brain. But his skin is silky to the touch and he’s as cuddly as a longhaired kitten. He’s also smart and extroverted, which are personality traits of this breed. 

Big complainer: Bernie Carroll of Liverpool, England, is in the habit of sending angry letters to his local newspaper, and he’s been doing it daily since 1978.  The Liverpool Echo is the recipient of all the mail. Carroll started doing this many years ago to rant about the politics of the time, and today he gives his opinions on anything and everything. For example, he writes about the thoughtless behaviour of dog owners who don’t pick up after their pets and about people who make too much noise setting off fireworks. For Carroll, writing letters is cathartic because it lets him express his irritation in a creative way.

Garden Mania: A unique gardening competition in Japan is known as the Kei  Truck Garden Contest. In it, competitors use the bed of a Kei Truck (or kei-tora)  as the canvas for their creations. These small trucks are well-known in Asia for use in construction and agriculture. Once a year, competitors meet at the designated location with an empty truck. Then, they begin their creative projects and soon the truck beds are filled with soil, greenery, flowers, pebble paths, waterfalls, benches, and even aquariums. The mini-garden creations are ranked by a panel of judges who name a winner.

Quoteable Quotes

“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”
—Lao-tzu

 

“Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving in words evidence of the fact.”
—George Eliot

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October 30, 2020 -U-First! For Care Partners + Nov. 6 & tba

Online Event – 10 am to 12 noon.

U-First! is an innovative education program for all members of the care team who are supporting people with behaviour changes due to dementia or other cognitive impairment. This includes health care providers in a direct care role and care partners (family and friends). The U-First! Framework is a person-centred approach to looking at the whole person. 

 

U-First! for Care Partners is a 6 hours education program that will help you to build confidence and skills to: 

  • Enhance your well-being and that of the person you are supporting who is experiencing behaviour changes.
  • Reduce responsive behaviours by using the U-First! framework.
  • Improve collaboration among all team members through common knowledge, language and approach to care.

 

Participants are required to attend all 3 sessions.

 

www.alzheimerniagara.ca/online

September 21-November 30: RAFFLE

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May 20, 2021: Your Title Goes TECHSPO Toronto 2021 Technology Expo (Internet ~ Mobile ~ AdTech ~ MarTech ~ SaaS)Here
Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre Hotel

525 Bay St Toronto Ontario M5G 2L2 Canada, 525 Bay St

Trivia

1. Which creature can rotate its head 270 degrees?

An Owl

2. What tools are used in the sport of crew?

Oars

3. What is the title for a Japanese emperor?

Mikado

4. Orecchiette, pappardelle, and tagliatelle are types of what?

Pasta

5. In what sport does Simone Biles excel?

Gymnastics

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Did You Know?

Light for Sailors: Located in the Canadian province of Newfoundland, Cape Spear is the easternmost point in North America. It is home to the Cape Spear Lighthouse, which was built in 1836.

Marriage proposal: American children’s entertainer Fred Rogers (better  known as Mister Rogers) proposed to Joanne Byrd by letter. When she  received the letter, she phoned him to accept his proposal. They were married in 1952. He passed away in 2003.

Furry fisher: A member of the weasel family, fishers are like large martens.  They live across Canada and in some bordering states in the United States.  Fishers are among the few animals that prey on porcupine.

Big rock: The largest rough diamond of gem quality ever found is known as  the Cullinan Diamond. It was found in 1905 and was named after Sir Thomas Cullinan, who founded the South Africa mine where the diamond was discovered.

Orbiting Earth: The International Space Station orbits the earth nearly 16  times per day. Up to 10 astronauts can be aboard conducting research. Space  agencies from five principal countries are involved with the Space Station.

On the Lighter Side

Bus driver, to passenger: “Don’t you want to sit down?”
Passenger: “No, I am in a hurry.”

Elephants can’t be absentminded. An elephant never forgets, but what does he have to remember?

My brother read that most accidents happen within two miles of home. So he moved.

Bathmats: small, dry rugs that children like to stand next to.

How many assistant managers does it take to change a lightbulb? Three. Two to find out if it needs changing, and one to tell an employee to change it.

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November 2, 2020

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Big Burger: Those who enjoy eating great big burgers might want to visit  Chris Steaks and Burgers in Bangkok, Thailand. The burger in question is enormous. The ground beef or pork patty weighs six kilograms (13 lbs.) and is loaded with fattening extras, such as bacon, mayonnaise, and onion rings.  Lomdech Kongsuwan, the restaurant owner, is offering 10,000 baht to any diner able to gobble up the meal in nine minutes. So far, very few customers have been able to accomplish the feat.

Lost and found: Ken Woroschuk may be missing a truck, but the important thing is that he has his dog, whose name is Nick. Woroschuk, from Edmonton,  Alberta (Canada), left the vehicle running to keep Nick warm while he ran an errand. The truck, along with the attached flatbed trailer, was stolen, along with Nick, who had been waiting patiently in the cab. The trailer was found quickly, but not the truck or Nick. Luckily, the thief must have decided to let the dog go, as Nick was found, unharmed, on a nearby street. For Woroschuk, that was all that mattered.

Permanent Love: It seems that Truong Van Lam is truly in love with his fiancée,  Luong Kha Tran. The Vietnamese man decided to show his deep feelings in a permanent way: he hired a tattoo artist to ink her likeness on his back. It took many hours and three sessions to get the job done. While the man has other tattoos related to his beloved (her birthdate on his chest and their initials on his wrists) the back tattoo is by far the largest, covering his whole back. She was a bit taken aback at first but has grown to like the image of herself because it is a symbol of her fiancé’s love.

Lovely Loaves: When customers buy a loaf of bread made by “Hannah,” they don’t want to ruin it by cutting it up and making sandwiches. That’s because  Hannah’s loaves are works of art. The food artist from North Carolina (U.S.),  who is known as Blondie and Rye on social media, carves intricate designs into her loaves. She uses a special blade to etch the bread with patterns of leaves. Often, she’ll adorn it by adding cut-up vegetables and fruit on top. It doesn’t matter whether the bread product is a bagel, a round loaf of pumpernickel, or a long sourdough loaf, Hannah makes her loaves enticing to anyone.

Quoteable Quotes

“Recompense injury with justice and recompense kindness with kindness.”
—Confucius

 

“It’s like magic. When you live by yourself, all your annoying habits are gone!”
—Merrill Markoe

What’s Happening

VISITORS DAY THURSDAY OCTOBER 29th - BUSINESS REFERRAL NETWORKING INTERNATIONAL

7 am, On ZOOM All Visitors Welcome! Call 289-968-9781 for details to register to attend at http://bit.ly/BNIChampagneVisitors

NOTE: Pre-registration is required.

October 30, 2020 -U-First! For Care Partners + Nov. 6 & tba

Online Event – 10 am to 12 noon.

U-First! is an innovative education program for all members of the care team who are supporting people with behaviour changes due to dementia or other cognitive impairment. This includes health care providers in a direct care role and care partners (family and friends). The U-First! Framework is a person-centred approach to looking at the whole person. 

 

U-First! for Care Partners is a 6 hours education program that will help you to build confidence and skills to: 

  • Enhance your well-being and that of the person you are supporting who is experiencing behaviour changes.
  • Reduce responsive behaviours by using the U-First! framework.
  • Improve collaboration among all team members through common knowledge, language and approach to care.

 

Participants are required to attend all 3 sessions.

 

www.alzheimerniagara.ca/online

October 31, 2020 - Spring 2020 Family/Parenting Expo & Mom 2 Mom Sale
Our Halloween event will provide families with a one-stop trick or treat event in addition to all the vendors and moms selling 2nd hand!
We are open to accepting a handful of select vendors and or moms who wish to sell 2nd hand.
** HUGE FAMILY FUN EVENT ** All Welcome to attend!
Join us for our Semi-annual Expo.
First 100 moms get an AMAZING goodie bag/treats. LOTS of wonderful vendors selling/promoting their family-friendly products or services as well as moms selling new or gently used baby, children’s or maternity items. MORE THAN 100 tables!
Stroller friendly 🙂 Wide aisles.
PAW PATROL will be in attendance several times throughout the day! Face Painting, Balloons, Inflatables, Silent Auction, Fundraising Bake Sale, Free Draws, Children’s Characters, Nursing Moms Area, Family Activities, Photo Opportunities, Refreshments & Beverages, Firetruck visit too. SOO many awesome things going on this day.
$3.00 admission Something for the whole family!!!
If you are looking for a successful Event; this is the one to be at. THOUSANDS ATTEND! This event is advertised all over the Niagara, Hamilton, Halton, Burlington, Brampton, Toronto, areas and beyond!
To have us send you information send us a message/pm on the Facebook page.

Looking forward to seeing YOU there! 

 

November 4, 2020 - Armchair Travel to Costa Rica!

Online Event – 10am-12 noon

Escape your everyday routine and enjoy a virtual tour of Costa Rica. Join us as we explore the sunny beaches and amazing rain forests. Seeing the vibrant colours and hearing the sound of the ocean waves, will do wonders for your mental health.

 

www.alzheimerniagara.ca/online

November 4, 2020 - “Old Salts” and Veterans Gathering - 1st Wed. of each month.

 

12noon-1:30pm

We are a small group of veterans in the Niagara Region. We come together once a month for the camaraderie, and the friendship with the telling of tall tales, great food, and drinks. Our group is called “Old Salts” and Veterans. Our members come from all ranks of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and the Airborne. We are made up of members from the UK, US, and Canada.

Every veteran is welcomed to our gatherings. We meet the first Wednesday of each month at the Sunset Grill, 300 Fourth Avenue St Catharines ON at 12 noon. Our group can be found on Facebook.

 

For info: Andrew Nicoll

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November 4, 2020 - Young Onset Dementia Care Partner Group

7:30-8:30 pm

Online Event

The Alzheimer Society of Niagara Region has launched a new program for care partners of people living with Young Onset Dementia (dementia diagnosed prior to age 65). This will be a facilitated group intended to connect people who are caring for a person living with Young Onset Dementia. The intent of the program is to offer a place where care partners of people living with Young Onset Dementia can access support and engage socially.

 

www.alzheimerniagara.ca/online

November 5, 2020 - ZOOM Practice Sessions

Online Event 10am-11am

Join us to test out your connection to the Zoom network and increase your comfort using the platform to connect with programs. 

Explore the features inside of Zoom including:

– Using the chatbox 

– Renaming your display name

– Turning your video on and off

– Mute and un-mute 

– Display options

 www.alzheimerniagara.ca/online

September 21-November 30: RAFFLE

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May 13-14, 2021: DigiMarCon Canada West 2021 - Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition

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May 20, 2021: Your Title Goes TECHSPO Toronto 2021 Technology Expo (Internet ~ Mobile ~ AdTech ~ MarTech ~ SaaS)Here
Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre Hotel

525 Bay St Toronto Ontario M5G 2L2 Canada, 525 Bay St

Trivia

1. Which is lighter in weight—platinum or palladium?

Palladium

2. The ostrich is a relative of what other big bird?

Emu

3. What is the opposite of paleo?

Neo – 

4. Which board game features grand masters?

Chess

5. Who was Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019?

Greta Thunberg

Games

Did You Know?

Red and white: Indonesia’s flag has two horizontal bars. The top is red and the bottom is white. It is similar to the flag of Monaco, which is not as long as  Indonesia’s. Poland’s flag is similar, but the white is over the red.

Batting average: Different woods are used to make baseball bats. Ash is common, as it is flexible. Maple is popular because it is hard and dense,  allowing the ball to quickly bounce off the bat. Birch and bamboo are also choices of bat manufacturers.

Teeny bone: The smallest bone in the human body is the stapes. About the size of a grain of rice, this bone is located in the middle ear. Its purpose is to transmit sound vibrations.

Slavic scene: Belarus is a Slavic country in eastern Europe bordering on  Lithuania, Latvia, Russia, Ukraine, and Poland. Official languages are  Belarusian and Russian. The capital is Minsk.

Appealing show: Variety shows were a staple of early television. For example,  Ed Sullivan’s Toast of the Town aired on CBS from 1948 to 1971. In 1955, its name changed to The Ed Sullivan Show. Elvis Presley appeared on the show in 1956.

On the Lighter Side

A car is something your kid manages to get into the garage on the last drop of gas!

Teacher: “Which book has helped you the most in your life?”
Student: “My father’s chequebook!”

Travel agency slogan: “We mean it when we say we want you to go away.”

What can you do with alligator skins? Keep alligators in them!

Q: Why did the chicken go to the séance?
A: To get to the other side.

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