Calendar

November

Tuesday, November 6
7:00 p.m.
Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre

Treaty Recognition Week Presentation by Randall Kahgee of Saugeen First Nation. Free admission, open to the whole community to foster understanding. Call 519-797-2080 for more information.

Thursday, November 8
Storytelling in the Digital Age with Miranda Miller
9:00 am -11:00.

The Ginger Press 848 Second Avenue East, Owen Sound Explore new media storytelling tools and techniques, publishing platforms, social media channels and content types. Bring a laptop. $35. pre-register at 376-4233

Thursdays, November 8 and 15
Writers' Round Table
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Treasure Chest Museum, Queen Street North, Paisley

Bring your work in progress to share and your own snack. HINT – The Big Dipper bakery has re-opened. Writers in all genres, any level of experience are welcome. All chip in to share the $25 rental fee.

Friday, November 9
doors open 6:30 p.m.
Hell House: Killing and Kindness
Flesherton KinPlex.
A fundraiser for South Grey Museum with draws, cash bar, silent auction, and a presentation by Karen Fraser whose home was one of the sites investigated for evidence in charges of serial killings in Toronto. Tickets $20 each or $120 for a table for 8 adults.

Saturday, November 10
at Red Door Cafe 212 St. Andrew Street, Fergus
time 4:00 to 5:50 p.m.
Book Launch Letitia: A Heart Inspired to Heal by Dianne J. Ferris.

This historical fiction is based on the life of the author's grandmother, a nurse working with Dr. Abraham Groves. Signed copies available.

Saturday, November 10
10 am to 4 pm
Sauble Beach Community Centre

Sauble Sandpipers Christmas Crafts N More Sale About 50 vendors with your favourite crafts, arts, books, baking. Santa will visit. Lunch room open 12- 1. Admission free, donations to Peninsula Food Bank most welcome!

Sunday, November 11
before 11 am in most communities and/or churches commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Armistice ending the First World War and Remembrance Day ceremonies honouring all those who have served

2:00 – 6:00.
The Garafraxa in Durham
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Art for Safe Shelter fundraiser with poetry, music, silent auction, delectables from the menu all in a good cause.

3:30 p.m.
Port Elgin United Church
Remembrance Concert.

Chantry Singers with Stratford Concert Choir as guest performers.

Saturday, November 17
12 noon to 4:30 pm
Pop-Up Book Market.

Comunity Room, Port Elgin Branch Library 708 Goderich Street Local authors present their works, offer signed copies for gifts or winter reading. Add to your stash of historical and current fiction, poetry, non-fiction, or a day-book for the coming year.

Saturday, November 17
Poetry Salon with Music
11 Elgin St. North, Durham

Featuring Kati Gleiser, Marina Featherstone, Daniel Kolos. Tickets $35 in very limited supply [20]. Call 519-369-1129 to find out more or reserve your spot.

Thursday November 22
6:30 pm.
WTH is SEO? An Introduction for Writers & Small Businesses

The Ginger Press Bookshop 848 Second Avenue East, Owen Sound Participants will learn the basics of SEO (search engine optimization) and why you need to apply it to the content you publish online. Whether you’re writing an About Us page for your website, beginning to blog, or planning to sell your writing services to others, SEO adds value to all of your content. Miranda Miller has been writing for businesses, government and individuals since 2004. $35; pre-register at 376-4233

Saturday, November 24
10 am to 2 pm.
St. Nicholas Bazaar and Christmas House Tour.
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Tobermory Community Centre Annual Bazaar for Tobermory United Church includes lunch tables, all sorts of crafts, baking, and books by local authors.

Tuesday, November 27
7:00 -9:00 pm.
Writers BLOC

Activities Centre, Elgin Lodge, Mary Street, Port Elgin All writers welcome to bring their responses to the monthly challenge. Up to 1,000 words, in any genre –prose or poetry-- In a Christmas Mood. Bring your own snack or drink if you wish, also informtion on any writing markets or contests you want to share. No fee, but do sign in at the reception desk.

Advance notes for December

Saturday, December 1
noon to 4:00 pm.
110th Anniversary Celebrations

Port Elgin Branch Library 708 Goderich Street, Port Elgin This grand old Carnegie Library has served the community since 1908. Come enjoy displays of memorabilia and photographs, learn about the Library neighbourhood as it was. Birthday cake and other refreshments of course! Free admission. Donations welcomed by the Friends of the Library.

Saturday, December 8
Tour of Heritage Homes
Paisley.

Visit six heritage homes, decorated for the festive season. Tickets in advance at the Treasure Chest Museum. 519-353-7176 $20 person includes ight lunch at the Museum from 11:30