The weekend looks to be a good one to get out and enjoy what the community has to offer.  Let’s take a look at a few ideas!

 

Cinqo De Mayo Reception and Celebration

Come Kick off the 2016 Niagara Folk Arts Festival with the annual Opening Ceremonies at Market square at 11am, and then join us after at Robertson Hall for an authentic Cinqo De Mayo Celebration! Food, Drinks and great music from 1-5pm at 85 Church street! Fun for the whole family!

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Date: Saturday

Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Where: Robertson Hall, 85 Church St, St. Catharines ON, L2R 3C7. FREE EVENT

Fort Erie Communities in Bloom Spring Kickoff Event with Frankie Flowers

Fort Erie Communities in Bloom Spring Kickoff Event. Sat. May 7, 2016, 9am-2pm, Leisureplex. Event features a gardening talk by Frankie Flowers, expert exhibitors and giveways.

Date: Saturday

Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Where:Fort Erie Leisureplex, 3 Municipal Centre, Fort Erie, Fort Erie ON. FREE EVENT

DSBN ‘Step Past The Stigma’ Walk for Mental Health Awareness
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Support is just a step away! On Saturday May 7, the DSBN Student Trustee Senate hoststhe “Step Past the Stigma” walk to raise awareness for mental health issues. Registration forms are on the ‘Step Past the Stigma Walk’ Facebook page, and at your local DSBN schools! Join us this May as we break down barriers and celebrate a culture of support and acceptance. The walk will take place at the DSBN Education Centre in St. Catharines. 2km in length, food and beverages will be available after the walk along with live music and swag giveaways!

Date: Saturday

Time: 10:00 AM

Where:DSBN Education Centre, 191 Carlton Street, St. Catharines ON

 

Bravo Niagara! presents the 3rd Annual Spring into Music @ Stratus!

Witness the Stratus Vineyards Press Alley transform from a working winery into an intimate, industrial chic concert hall. This one-of-a-kind #PianoParty will celebrate the piano with performances by some of the world’s finest pop, jazz, and classical pianists.

Date: Saturday

Time: See below

Where: Stratus Vineyards, 2059 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagara-On-The-Lake ON, L0S 1J0. Tickets $31.20 – $83.95

Schedule of events:

May 6, 8pm – Opening Night with a double bill of Hungarian pianist Peter Bence and the Laila Biali Trio
May 7, 1pm – pianist Tony Yike Yang
May 7, 5pm – pianist Emily Bear

For ticket information visit bravoniagara.org or call 289-868-9177.
The Rock N Roll Diner

Enjoy a fun family-friendly night of 50′s and 60′s music on Saturday May 7, 2016 at Great Lakes Christian High School. Doors Open at 5:30pm, Start Time: 6:00pm LIVE BANDS!! DOOR PRIZES! FOOD! ***THIS IS A CASH ONLY EVENT*** Tickets: $10 per person, $5 for ages 12-4, FREE for ages 3 and under Pay at door or reserve tickets at rocknrolldiner@bell.net www.rocknrolldiner.webs.com

Date: Saturday at 6:00

Where: Great Lakes Christian High School, 4875 King Street, Lincoln ON, L0R 1B6. $10 per person, $5 for ages 12-4, FREE for ages under 3
WOMENCHANT CHORUS AND DRUMMERS TAKE UP THE SONG

WomEnchant Chorus & Drummers with Laura Thomas Artistic Director and Tannis Beamer Accompanist, will perform music by Jeff Hale, Eric Whitacre, Carole Etzler and Pete Seeger, as well as some funky west African drum rhythms. Featuring special guest: the wonderful Rainbow Chorus of Waterloo – Wellington.

Date: Saturday at 7:00

Where: Trinity United Church, 100 Main Street, Grimsby ON, L3M 1R7.  All Ages | $15, $10 students, children under 12 free

Free Comic Book Day at Thorold Public Library

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Pick up your free comic book, dress up as your favourite comic character and participate in the Lego Challenge. FREE. For more information, please contact the Library.

Date: Saturday at 1:00

Location: Thorold Public Library. 14 Ormond Street N, Thorold ON, L2V1Y8. Free

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