May 26, 2011

THURSDAY, MAY 26th, 2011 - "Nostalgia isn't what it used to be!"

Ward 32 Enviro Day Green Festival at Ted Reeve Arena 4:00 - 8:00 pm - live music, BBQ, community environment day collections. for info - Councillor Mary Margaret McMahon 416-392-1376.

FRIDAY, MAY 27th, 2011 - Kirsten Jones Concert and Fundraiser at Kingston Road United Church. 7:00 pm Tickets $15.00 in advance $20.00 at the door. 416-699-6091

SATURDAY, MAY 28th, 2011 - Monster Community Yard Sale - in the parking lot at St. John the Baptist, Norway, Woodbine & Kingston Road 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Doors Open Toronto featuring a Beach walking tour - Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm - tour includes Calvary Baptist Church, East Toronto Masonic Temple, Queen Street Fire Station, Hope United Church. Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm R.C.Harris Treatment Plant - for information www.toronto.ca/doorsopen/.

SUNDAY, MAY 29th, 2011 - Join us for morning worship, Rev. Matt McKay leading. Following worship and coffee, there will be a clean-up time - weather permitting outdoors, indoors if raining.

MISSION CAPSULES: Our gifts to Presbyterians Sharing ... support Action Refugies Montreal as it works in solidarity with refugees and refugee claimants. Action Refugies facilitats the private sponsorship of refugees to Canada and helps refugees integrate into life in Canada through its matching/twinning program. It assists refugee claimants held in the Laval immigration detention centre near Montreal by giving them accurate legal information and ensuring they have access to legal services. Action Refugies' Director, the Rev. Glynis Williams, writes, "We know our actions are modest compared to the need, but to the people involved, this work is life-giving. Thank you for being such faithful partners in this work of Christ which provides hope and life."

SATURDAY, JUNE 11th, 2011 - "Imagining Peace" Women's Day Away. 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Please join us for a day of community, reflection and prayer. St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, Don Mills. Lunch is provided, bring your Bible and if you play a musical instrument, feel free to bring it along. Cost $10.00 email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to let us know you plan to attend.

AND LATER THE SAME DAY: Fundraising Concert at Beaches for Presbyterian Music Camp. Acts include a jazz band, a Dixieland band, stand up comedy, and The Lost Pilgrims. 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm. Bring your friends, neighbours, your plumber and ukulele teacher - bring your mother! There will be music, laughter and food.

AND FROM THE CHILDREN - THE SUBJECT IS MARRIAGE!

Q. How do you decide whom to marry?

A. You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep he chips and dip coming. Alan - aged 10

A. No person really decides before they grow up who they are going to marry. God decides it all way before and you get to find out later who you are stuck with. Kristen - age 10

Q. What is the right age to get married?

A. Twenty-three is he best age because you know the person FOREVER by then. Camille - age 10

Q. How can a stranger ell if two people are married?

A. You might have to guess, based on whether they seem to be yelling at the same kids. Derrick - age 8

Q. What do you think your Mom and Dad have in common?

A. Both don't want any more kids. Lori - age 8

Have a good week - MB