Tuesday January 21st, 2020

Pelham Big Band Dance Night Featuring the Jimmy Marando Swing Band runs the third Tuesday of every month in the Accursi Room at the Meridian Community Centre. 

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the band plays from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Donations are welcome for the band. Bar & food services available; food service is cash only. 

*Free admission
Arrive in style with Pelham Transit! Call 905-892-2607 ext. 347 now to pre book your dial-a-ride for this event!


Registration for the 2020 season is open. Pelham leagues are typically filled by early March, as fields need to be booked and teams set well in advance of season kick-off. We don't want to have to turn anyone away so please register early! 

Position: Market garden/ orchard internship
Farm: Rumar Farm
Location: Niagara Region, / near St. Catharines & Welland, Ontario

Soup's On is a one-day luncheon that raises scholarship funds for high school graduates. This special fundraiser is a partnership between the St. Kevin's social justice committee, Niagara College, and high school and business culinary programs.

Over the years, committee organizers have presented about $50,000 to high school students who strive to make positive change through social justice and charity activities for their post-secondary studies.

Your floors support you, your furniture, and your loved ones every day. But who supports the floors when they suffer from wear and tear? We do!

A dirty air filter prevents the engine from breathing properly, which can decrease fuel mileage and performance and make the engine work harder than it needs to.

Maybe there was a sale you couldn’t resist. Or maybe you overestimated how many burgers you needed to grill for the neighbourhood block party. Whatever the reason, if you find yourself with an excess of ground beef—raw or cooked—you’re in luck. This is one of the most versatile ingredients around, so there are plenty of delicious ways to use up the leftovers. Bonus: These tips work for any sort of ground meat or patties, so also try them with turkey, chicken, lamb or pork.

It’s 2020, and with the new year comes new styles, new trends, and most importantly a new opportunity.

Sign Up for our ballroom dance lessons to learn the Waltz, Cha Cha and many more!

Winter session runs from January 6-March 9, 2020: 

Research has shown that cities with well-maintained green spaces are more sustainable and have citizens that are happier and healthier. But what exactly are green spaces and why are they so important? 

The Fonthill Kinsmen have been hosting its hugely popular Home and Garden Show in April for the past 24 years. With low admission prices, a wide variety of exhibitors and surprisingly affordable booth rental rates, this consistently sold out exhibition has become a local favorite with both the public and vendors alike.


Saturday, April 4th: 10:00 am. – 5:00 pm.
Sunday, April 5th: 11:00 am. – 4:00 p.m.

Admission: Free with monetary donation to Pelham Cares.

Check out this amazing Quilt Raffle in support of Wellspring Niagara. This beautiful quilt has been donated by the Fenwick United Church Women and hand-made by Shirley Cripps.

Tickets are now on sale at Wellspring Niagara at the cost of $2 each or 3 tickets for $5. The draw will take place on February 15, 2020 at Wellspring Niagara.

Want to help??? You can take a book of tickets to sell along with a poster to help get the word out on our raffle.

Make new friends and develop your creative side in a fun and safe environment. Includes drawing, cartooning, painting & sculpting. Learn to translate what you see onto paper! Classes focus on basic drawing exercises to help improve powers of observation and drawing skills.

As we wrap up another year at Pelham Cares, we are again overwhelmed by the generosity of this community.  Contributions from donors and volunteers;  individuals, businesses large and small, social clubs, schools, churches, the local media, and granting foundations, have allowed us to assist families who rely on us.

Travel vaccinations are available for administration in the pharmacy. Contact us for information on other available vaccines. Prescription required.

Having your oil and oil filter changed, at least as often as recommended by the manufacturer, is likely to generate the single biggest return on your routine-maintenance investment. Replacing the dirty oil and filter will help protect the internal parts of the engine from premature wear. It’s important to use the recommended grade of oil for your vehicle for the best protection and fuel mileage. See your vehicle owner’s manual for the recommended oil change interval, or follow the oil-life monitoring system, if equipped.

If you’re looking for an all-purpose flavour booster to put in your grocery cart, soy sauce is it. This dark seasoning liquid offers a delicious balance of salty and savoury notes, with an appealing tangy edge. Used throughout Asia as a flavour enhancer, it brings out the best in many dishes.

Everyone raves about January detox after the excesses of December but what if the healthy New You started with really great hair. Tracy Strycker at Salon Allegra can recommend a service that will make your hair shine.

Join innovateniagara for Women in STEM on January 31. Keynote speaker, Dr. Kira Lussier, will draw on insights from the latest research on gender & diversity in STEM organizations, so that we can explore the ways organizations can help or hinder women in STEM fields.

Every year the Rotary Club of Fonthill offers grants to community minded organizations for various projects.  Some of these have included purchasing tablets for Rose City Kids, a freezer for Pelham Cares, 2 defibrillators for St John Ambulance, 3000 pairs for socks for Socks for Change to name a few of the more recent recipients.


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