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WinterLights Cool Celebrations
Thu Nov 13, 2008 - Thu Jan 15, 2009


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Winterlights 2008 Kick-off
November 14, 2008 @ 5:30 p.m.
Fletcher Drive in Maple

Red Ribbon Campaign for Sick Children's Hospital
November 15, 2008 to December 24, 2008
Kleinburg BIA.

Santa Arrives
November 15, 2008
Vaughan Mills Mall

Santa's Fishing Cabin Adventure
November 15, 2008 to December 23, 2008
Mall entrance to Bass Pro Shop at Vaughan Mills Share a special moment with Santa and catch a fish
of your own. You'll be captured on video.

Vaughan-of-a-Kind Art & Craft Show
November 15, 2008 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Vellore Village Joint Complex

Toy Box Mountain Toy Drive
November 21, 2008
The Promenade Mall

Christmas in Kleinburg Tree Lighting Ceremony
November 21, 2008 @ 7 p.m.
Klein House

Santa's Arrival with the Sphere Clown Band
November 22, 2008 @ 1 p.m.
The Promenade Mall

RBC Family Skate Day
November 22, 2008 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Woodbridge Memorial Arena

Kleinburg BIA Open House
November 28, 2008 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Participating Kleinburg BIA Merchants

Food For Fines - Vaughan Public Libraries
December 1 to December 14, 2008
VAUGHAN, Ontario - In celebration of The City of Vaughan’s WinterLights program, Vaughan Public Libraries is accepting ‘Food for Fines,’ December 1 - December 14. During this time, Library customers may donate non-perishable food items to lower their fines. Each food item donated will lower a customer’s fine by $1.00. For example, if a customer has $10 in fines, 10 non-perishable food items will pay for their maximum fine. Food donations will not be accepted for replacement cost of lost or damaged items, room rentals or any other fee payment.

Donations will be accepted at the Check Out Desk at all branches of Vaughan Public Libraries. Food items collected will be donated to the Vaughan Food Bank.

Suggested items to donate
Soups
Canned fruits, vegetables or meats
Peanut butter
Rice, pasta or beans
Pasta sauces, side dishes
Cereals, crackers
Juices
Baby food
Canned juice

Items not accepted
Bulk food
Fresh food
“Junk” food
Damaged items
Open packages
Packages with expired dates
Homemade food
Packages with food in glass jars

Shine Appeal Program
December 1, 2008 to December 19, 2008
Celebrate light and life and help us showcase our great city and community spirit by participating in the Shine Appeal program. The "Shine Appeal" program recognizes homeowners for their efforts in celebrating the holiday season and bringing holiday cheer to the community.
Two homes per Ward per week will be selected to receive the "Display of the Week Award" and will be featured in media profiles.

CPR Holiday Train
December 2, 2008 at 8:45 p.m.
Nashville Road at CPR tracks (North of Major Mackenzie Dr., west of Hwy. 27)
Please bring a non-perishable food donation for the Vaughan Food Bank.

WinterWonderLand Park Inaugural Lighting Ceremony
December 4, 2008
Vellore Cultural Interpretive Centre
541 Weston Road (just north of Rutherford Rd), Woodbridge
Join us for a spectacular show. The park will be lit brightly with the twinkle of over 60,000 LED lights and
dress-up characters. 



DECK THE HALLS
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2008

12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
AL PALLADINI COMMUNITY CENTRE
9201 Islington Ave, Woodbridge

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of recreational skating, festive crafts, holiday treats, great prizes and a special visit with Santa (bring your camera).

$5 per child ($4 with a non-perishable food donation)
Parental/Guardian supervision required (at no cost).



INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WIH DISABILITIES
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2008

Please join us as we celebrate the 2008 International Day of Persons with Disabilities:

Unveiling Ceremony: Movement Therapy System
1:00 - 1:20 p.m.
Vaughan Civic Centre
2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, Maple, Main Foyer, 2nd Floor
Mayor & Members of Council

Inclusive Hockey Game: HADC Gladiators vs. Vaughan Heat
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Al Palladini Community Centre, Arena B
9201 Islington Avenue, Woodbridge

HADC Gladiators: Hockey Association for the Developmentally Challenged
Vaughan Heat: City of Vaughan Fire & Rescue Services

Plus, FREE recreational activities throughout the day at Vaughan Community Centres. Please refer to event poster below for details.



VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS AT THE WALLACE HOUSE
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2008
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
137 Woodbridge Avenue, Woodbridge
For more information, please call 905-264-8246.

Join us for a Victorian Christmas at the historic Wallace House. The event is free with a donation to the food bank. There will be children's Victorian paper crafts, craft and bake sale, refreshments, story time, Santa and much more. There will also be prize draws and a Rotary BBQ.



2ND ANNUAL HOLIDAY COMMUNITY FOOD DRIVE FOR VAUGHAN FOOD BANK
Sponsored by Kleinburg and Area Ratepayers’ Association (KARA)
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2008
10:00 a.m. to Noon
Pick up at your door (in Kleinburg and Nashville), or drop off at Kline House

Volunteers are needed! Please email [email protected] if you can help. Student volunteer hours are also available. Thank you for your support again this year!



THE ITALIAN CANADIAN MUSEUM invites you to attend
A CELEBRATION OF ITALIAN CANADIANS AND THEIR MUSIC
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2008
2:30 p.m.
Italian Canadian Museum
10190 Keele Street, Maple (in the Maple Community Centre)
or further information, email [email protected] or call 905-832-5200.

This special performance also features the life and music of Guy Lombardo and a special performance by Michael Occhipinti.





Tim Hortons Free Skate Program

December 22, 2008 to January 2, 2008
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Please visit www.vaughanshines.ca  for times and locations






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