Events Calendar

Location: B.C.

MCBC Motorcycle Ride, 9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. on the Sea to Sky Highway. Meet at Caulfield Shopping Centre in West Vancouver.

Location: B.C.

MCC Festival for World Relief, Tradex, Abbotsford.

Location: B.C.

MCBC Women's retreat at Camp Squeah. Theme: Contagious Joy.

Location: B.C.

Columbia Bible College fundraising dinner at CBC.

Location: B.C.

Senior youth impact retreat at Camp Squeah.

Location: Alberta

Golf for MCC Tofield. More information at www.mccab.ca/golf-tofield.

Location: Alberta

Golf for MCC Rocky View. More information at www.mccab.ca/golf-rockyview.

Location: Alberta

Golf for MCC La Crete.

Location: Saskatchewan

Way Back: Relearning Ways of Peace event, at Wanuskewin Heritage Park, featuring a performance of "Discovery: A Comic Lament" by Ted & Co.

Location: Saskatchewan

Ninth annual Spruce River Folk Festival at Spruce River Farm, north of Prince Albert.

Location: Saskatchewan

RJC opening program at 2:30 p.m., at RJC gymnasium.

Location: Saskatchewan

Women's retreat at Shekinah Retreat Centre. 

Location: Saskatchewan

RJC corporation meeting and homecoming banquet.

Location: Saskatchewan

MC Saskatchewan Equipping Day.

Location: Saskatchewan

RJC Kiele and Sausage Fundraising Supper at Bethany Manor, Saskatoon.

Location: Saskatchewan

RJC Chritmas concert at Knox United Church, Saskatoon.

Location: Saskatchewan

RJC Christmas concert at RJC gymnasium at 7 p.m.

Location: Saskatchewan

RJC Open House and Friday Night Live youth event.

Location: Manitoba

Heritage Classic golf tournament for Mennonite Heritage Village, at Quarry Oaks, Ste. Anne; shotgun start at 11 a.m., dinner to follow. To register, call 204-326-9661.

Location: Manitoba

Pioneer Day Camp at Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, for ages 8 to 10. For more information, email education@mvh.ca or visit mennoniteheritagevillage.com/visit/#education.

Location: Manitoba

Westgate Mennonite Collegiate annual fundraising golf tournament, at Bridges Golf Course, Starbuck. For more information, visit westgatemennonite.ca.

Location: Manitoba

The Mennonite Church Manitoba Working Group on Palestine-Israel presents a law symposium in downtown Winnipeg to explore the rights and obligations of Palestinians; the status of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza under international law; and Canada’s obligations under the UN Charter and the fourth Geneva Convention. For more information, visit israelpalestinelawsymposium.ca.; only registrants will be given the meeting location.

Location: Manitoba

34th annual Brandon MCC Relief Sale. For more details go to: mcccanada.ca/getinvolved/events/

Location: Manitoba

Two new exhibitions at the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg: “My will remains: Reflections on chronic illness and disability” by Diane Driedger; and “Ubuntu: I am because we are,” by Manny Martins-Karman.

Location: Manitoba

The Mennonite Historical Society of Canada’s 50th anniversary conference, “A people of diversity: Mennonites in Canada since 1970,” will be hosted by the Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg.

Location: Ontario

Willowgrove 50th anniversary open house, in Stouffville, beginning at 11 a.m. Willowgrove's former staff, school families, volunteers, campers and church constituency are invited. Events include the final public performance of the Rouge River Connection. For more information, email info@willowgrove.ca.

 

Location: Ontario

Detweiler Meetinghouse, Roseville, hosts "Folk and gospel songs," led by Mike and Diana Erb (Twas Now), at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call Laurence Martin at 519-208-4591.

Location: Ontario

“Building community event” at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg. Speaker: Sara Fretz. Theme: “The healing power of music.” For more information, call 519-625-8602.

Location: Ontario

Toronto Mennonite Festival, at Black Creek Pioneer Village, Toronto, at 10 a.m. Includes traditional Mennonite food, crafts, games, music and quilt auction. For more information, visit torontomennonitefestival.ca.

Location: Ontario

MCC Ontario annual general meeting, community room, 50 Kent Ave., Kitchener.

Location: Ontario

Empty Bowls for Haiti event, at Steinmann Mennonite Church, Baden, seatings at 5 and 7 p.m. Ontario potters donate the bowls, local restaurants and organizations donate the soup. In support of MCC Ontario and its commitment to sustainable change in Haiti. For tickets, call 519-745-8458.

Location: Ontario

Until May 2019: “Sites of Nonresistance: Ontario Mennonites and the First World War” exhibit of letters, photographs and documents from the Mennonite Archives of Ontario, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo.

Location: Quebec and Eastern Canada

Petitcodiac Mennonite Church, New Brunswick, 40th anniversary event.

Location: U.S.

The Schürch (Shirk/Sherk, Sherrick, etc.) Family Association of North America reunion, in Lewisburg, Pa. Includes a family history tour in central Pennsylvania. For more information, visit schurchfamilyassociation.net.