Ontario

Until Dec. 15

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Painting a Picture of Dignity exhibit explores the theme of dignity through paintings created by people with Alzheimer’s and dementia, at Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo.

Oct. 15

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Sixth annual Male Chorus Sing at the Detweiler Meeting House, Roseville, at 2:30 p.m. Song leaders: Laverne Martin, Charles Kruger and Laverne Brubacher. For more information, call Sam Steiner at 519-884-1040.

Dec. 16,17

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Pax Christi Chorale presents “Gloria” by Poulenc, and other works, including French carols, at Grace Church on-the-Hill, Toronto: (16) at 7:30 p.m.; (17) at 3 p.m.

Nov. 18

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Fairview Mennonite Home in Cambridge presents its annual handicraft sale, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: includes decorations, gifts, sweet shop, wreaths, knitting, woodworking; refreshments in the tea room.

Nov. 17-18

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Spirit of Christmas celebration at Nairn Mennonite Church, Ailsa Craig, featuring homemade treats and crafts by local talent and Ten Thousand Villages, plus music of the season. Canned goods welcomed for the local food bank.

Oct. 29

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Pax Christi Chorale presents “Romantic masters,” at Grace Church on-the-Hill, Toronto, at 3 p.m.; featuring works by Bruckner, Brahms and Beethoven.

Oct. 5

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Book launch of “The Later Writing of the Swiss Anabaptists, 1529-1592,” edited by C. Arnold Snyder, at Conrad Grebel University College, from 4 to 5 p.m.

Nov. 26

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Fifth annual Welcome Advent event at Detweiler Meeting House, Roseville, at 2:30 p.m. Featuring Lifted Voices. For more information, call Sam Steiner at 519-884-1040.

Oct. 15

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Sixth annual Male Chorus Sing at the Detweiler Meeting House, Roseville, at 2:30 p.m. Song leaders: Laverne Martin, Charles Kruger and Laverne Brubacher. For more information, call Sam Steiner at 519-884-1040.

Oct. 14

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Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario celebrates a century of Mennonite sewing circles in Ontario, at 50 Kent Avenue, Kitchener, at 2 p.m. Visit mhso.org for more information.

Sept. 16

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Toronto Mennonite Festival in support of MCC, at Black Creek Pioneer Village, Toronto, at which a 50th-anniversary quilt will be auctioned off.

Oct. 1

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Pioneer Park Christian Fellowship celebrates its 175th anniversary; worship at 9:45 a.m., followed by a fellowship meal, then “Songs from our history” at 1:30 p.m. For more information, email ppcf.mc@gmail.com.

Sept. 17

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Jim Reimer Memorial Bluegrass Concert, at Conrad Grebel University College’s Great Hall, at 2:30 p.m., featuring Rescue Junction and 5 on the Floor. In support of the Reimer Scholarship in Theological Studies.

Sept. 16

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“Mennonite life in the Detweiler Neighbourhood 150 years ago” presentation by Sam Steiner, at the Detweiler Meeting House, Roseville, at 11 a.m.

Sept. 8-10

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“Building community” retreat at Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp, New Hamburg. Speakers: Gord Alton and Johanna Wall. Theme: “Growing in understanding.” For more information, call 519-625-8602.

July 16-20

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The Hymn Society presents five public festivals: (16) “Living voices of the gospel,” at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m.; (17) “Reformation psalms and beyond,” at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Kitchener, at 7:30 p.m.; (18) “A day for making changes,” at First United Church, Waterloo, at 7:30 p.m.; (19) “God of all the many lands,” at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Waterloo, at 7:30 p.m.; (20) “Singing our journeys together,” at the University of Waterloo’s Theatre of the Arts, at 10:30 a.m.

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