Voices Together Resource Day, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Shantz Mennonite Church, in Baden, Ont., with hymn sing at 7 p.m.
MCEC Youth Event at UMEI, 1-5p.m. at UMEI Christian High School in Leamington, Ont.
The MacTalla Road Duo will be performing their traditional Celtic styling songs at 2:30 p.m. at the Detweiler Meetinghouse (3445 Rosedale Rd, Ayr). Admission by donation.
Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario annual meeting with Len Friesen speaking on “Questions asked and answered: On writing the history of Mennonites in Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union,” at 7 p.m. at W-K United Mennonite Church, 16 George St., Waterloo.
“To Antoine”: Conversation with author E.J. Wiens, 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Simpson room at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Centre. Includes a ‘readers theatre’ performance of scenes from the novel and books available for purchase.
“To Antoine”: Conversation with Author E.J. Wiens, at Conrad Grebel University College from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Hosted by the institute of Anabaptist and Mennonite Studies. Books will be available for purchase, at a discount, including other titles from Gelassenheit Publications. To learn more visit, uwaterloo.ca/grebel/events/to-antoine-talk.
New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale at the New Hamburg Fairgrounds and Arena. Join the fun and support MCC at the 57th annual New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale. Come along and bid on some quilts, furniture or even a tractor! Join us for the Voices Together Community Hymn Sing, buy a pie and enjoy some good old-fashioned Mennonite food.
Cheryl Denise will read her plainspoken and often humorous poetry at RiverSong, on Hawkesville Road west of St. Jacobs, at 7 p.m. Her readings will be complemented with singing by Jim and Charlie Bauman. Doors open at 6 p.m. for food and beverages.
Rockway Mennonite Collegiate in Kitchener invites you to "Ephemeral: A Moment in Time." 7:00 p.m. at 110 Doon Rd. Guests will be able to walk through the Grade 7-12 visual art exhibit and purchase some treats in the Arts Café (proceeds will support the Grade 12 Visual Art Grad Scholarship), all while listening to the school's talented student musicians.
“The Place of Memory: Reflections on the Russlaender Centenary,” at Knox Presbyterian Church, Waterloo; at 7:30 p.m. The program of music, singing, reading and reflection features the premiere of “The Place of Memory” composed by Leonard Enns and performed by the DaCapo Choir. For more information, visit uwaterloo.ca/grebel/place-of-memory.
In partnership with the MCC Indigenous Neighbours Program, Rockway Mennonite Collegiate invites you to "Bison and a Buggy." 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This event will feature The Landed Buggy Art Exhibit alongside Indigenous cuisine samples by Chef Destiny Moser. Visit rockway.ca to learn more and to register.
Soli Deo Gloria Singers present a concert at Leamington United Mennonite Church, at 3 p.m.
“Connected to God’s Creation” online event 6:30-8:00 p.m. hosted by Wendy Janzen, MCEC Eco-Minister, to explore how yards can be sanctuaries for bees and other pollinators.
Conrad Grebel University College presents the 2023 Sawatsky Visiting Scholar lecture, at 7:30 p.m., in-person and online Speaker: Darla Schumm of Hollins University. Title: “The power of misfitting: Disrupting sinner, saint and super-crip controlling images.”
MCC Ontario presents “Training active bystanders,” a learning session that teaches people how to respond to a violent situation when they see one. The event takes place online, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. For more info and to register, go to mcco.ca/events.