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Afternoon Jazz with the Shea D Duo featuring Peter Shea & Juliet Dunn is at Peter Piper's Pubhouse in Fonthill Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Supplied photo)

Afternoon Jazz with the Shea D Duo featuring Peter Shea & Juliet Dunn is at Peter Piper's Pubhouse in Fonthill Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Supplied photo)

Here's a look at what's happening in Niagara over the coming week.

NIGHT LIFE

DOC MAGILLIGAN'S: Thursday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m., Punkadelic Connection with Dave Rave. Friday, Nov. 17, 9:30 p.m., The O'Deadlys. Saturday, Nov. 18, 9:30 p.m., Back In The Daze. 6400 Lundy's Lane, Niagara Falls, 905-374-0021.

BOSTON PIZZA AMERICANA: Live Music Fridays: Cory Cruise, Friday, Nov. 17, 9 p.m. to midnight. Sarah Boulton, Friday, Nov. 24, 9 p.m. to midnight. 8444 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls, 905-356-6253.

THE BAR UPSTAIRS: Mighty Duck Blues Band with Robin Banks Nov. 18. 16 Melbourne Ave., St. Catharines. 905-684-7688. www.thebarupstairs.com.

JORDAN HOUSE TAVERN: Nov. 17, Patsy and the Muscle; Nov. 18, Leaky Faucet and the Drips. 751 Main St., Jordan, 905-562-9591 ext. 6, www.jordanhouse.ca.

PETER PIPER'S PUBHOUSE: Afternoon Jazz with the Shea D Duo featuring Peter Shea & Juliet Dunn, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. 111 Highway 20 E., Fonthill, www.peterpipers.ca, www.julietdunn.ca.

PARIS CREPES CAFE: Beaujolais Nouveau Release with the Trio Parisin featuring Juliet Dunn, Saturday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 4613 Main St., Niagara Falls, www.pariscrepescafe.com www.julietdunn.ca.

JESSE COOK: Friday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m., FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., 905-688-0722 or FirstOntarioPAC.ca.

THEATRE DIRECT – THE OLD MAN AND THE RIVER: Sunday, Nov. 19, 11 a.m., FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., 905-688-0722 or FirstOntarioPAC.ca.

SHANE KOYCZAN: Tuesday, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m., FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., 905-688-0722 or FirstOntarioPAC.ca.

THE OLD WINERY: Friday, Nov. 17: The Old Winos with Laurel Minnes & Taylor Hulley, 9 p.m. No Cover, 2228 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake, 905-468-8900.

SENECA QUEEN THEATRE: Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band 50th anniversary tribute, Friday, Nov. 17, 8 p.m. Movie: Black Donnellys – The Truth Lies Six Feet Under, Sunday, Nov. 19, 5:30 p.m.; Elton Rohn celebrating the music of Elton John, Saturday, Nov. 25, 8 p.m., 4624 Queen St., Niagara Falls, 905-353-9461, www.senecaqueen.ca.

DUNN STREET GRILL: Sean Poluk, Sat. Nov. 18. 6095 Dunn St., Niagara Falls, 905-357-1011.

OTHER STUFF

WEEKLY WATERCOLOUR CLASS WITH GLORIA KINGMA: Hosted by the Pelham Art Association, Nov. 23, two classes 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., in the Festival Room of Pelham Public Library, Fonthill branch, 43 Pelham Town Square. Suitable for all levels, $15 per class. Mary Powley at 905-892-4625 or mpartstudio@hotmail.com, pelhamartassociation.ca.

JORDAN ART GALLERY: In The Spotlight, small gifts. Paintings from Niagara artists. Cathy Peters, Diana Hinman, Geoff Farnsworth, Judy Thorely, Linda Kemp, James Kerr, Linda Hankin, Judy Anderson, Pat Haftar, Jane Marshall and Tim Francis. Open Monday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 3836 Main St., Jordan. Wheelchair accessible, jordanartgallery.com.

LIFETREE CAFE: Smile … Even When You Think You Can’t, Nov. 16, 19, 7 p.m. Lonely: Secrets Learned in Solitary Confinement, Nov. 23, 7 p.m. The Unit, 2-3840 Dominion Rd., Ridgeway. Free.

WELLAND HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY: Annual general meeting, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. Wesley United Church, First Ave., Welland. Guest speaker Wolfegang Bonham. All welcome. 905-735-5132.

RIDGEWAY LIONS PASTA DINNER: Nov. 16, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Adults $10, children $5, under four free. Crystal Ridge Community Centre, 99 Ridge Rd. S., Crystal Beach.

UNDERSTANDING GRIEF WORKSHOP: Nov. 18, 9 a.m. Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre, 7020 Stanley Ave., Niagara Falls, 905-356-4113 or jnero@carmelniagara.com.

WELLSPRING NIAGARA ANNUAL A STARRY NIGHT CHARITY GALA: Nov. 18. Reception begins at 6 p.m. White Oaks Resort & Spa, Niagara-on-the-Lake, 905-684-7619, pam@wellspringniagara.ca., www.wellspringniagara.ca.

FONTHILL LIONESS: Paddle auction and bake sale, Nov. 18, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fonthill Legion, Highway 20, Fonthill.

PASTA DINNER AND CRAFT SHOW: Club Italia Ladies Auxiliary, Nov. 19, noon to 6 p.m., $12 a person, children $6. Montrose Road, Niagara Falls, 905-374-7388.

ROTARY CLUB OF NIAGARA FALLS: Meeting Nov. 21, noon. Niagara Falls Rotary Foundation report with John Beyer. Shriners Hall, Niagara Falls.

WELLAND LIBRARY: Applying for Jobs Online with Employment Solutions at Diamond Trail branch, Nov. 21 at 4:30 p.m. Coding Club at main branch Nov. 23 at 7 p.m., www.wellandlibrary.ca, 905-734-6210 ext. 2521.

BONE HEALTH WORKSHOP SERIES: Nov. 22, 9:30 a.m. Welland McMaster Family Health Team. To register call905-734-9699 ext. 3.

ST. CATHARINES PUBLIC LIBRARY: Adventure travel with Erica Jurus, Nov. 21; Great War centenary series with Jim Doherty, Nov. 23. Free events, 54 Church St., St. Catharines, 905-688-6103 ext. 211,  www.stcatharines.library.on.ca.

SOUTHMINSTER UNITED CHURCH: Nov. 25, turkey dinner and The Treblaires. Appetizers 5:30 p.m., dinner 6 p.m. Tickets available at the church office, 905-354-2125, 905-354-7036. Adults $22, children six to 12 $7 (five and under no charge).

THEATRE

THOROLD COMMUNITY THEATRE: Fantasy by Appointment. Nov. 17, 18, 24, 25 at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinee Nov. 19 at 2 p.m., www.thoroldtheatre.ca, 905-682-8779.

NIGHT OF COMEDY WITH JUDY CROON: Nov. 17, 7 p.m. Tickets $20 advance, $25 at the door. Westview Centre4Women, 124 Queenston St., St. Catharines, 905-687-4848, www.westviewc4w.com.

GARDEN CITY PRODUCTIONS: Damn Yankees, Mandeville Theatre, Ridley College, Nov. 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, Dec. 1, 2, 3. Adults $28, students $23, gcp.tix.com, 905-682-1353, gcp.ca.

MUSIC

JON LIBRA LIVE: Listen to the music stylings of Jon Libra at the Port Legion Branch 350, Nov. 18 from 7-11 p.m. No cover charge. Cash bar available. Legion membership not required.  57 Lakeport Rd., St. Catharines. Call 905-934-1261 for more info.

EXHIBITION: PERMANENT VACATION: showcases a select group of recent Brock University alumni in a newly formed art collective by the same name. Until Dec. 1. Tuesdays to Saturdays 1 p.m. 5 p.m. Visual Arts Exhibtion Space, Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts,15 Artists' Common, St. Catharines. Free, https://experiencebu.brocku.ca/organization/miwsfpa/events.

RBC FOUNDAITON MUSIC@NOON RECITAL SERIES: Performers: Voice students. Free, Tuesday, Nov. 21, noon. Cairns Recital Hall, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul St., St. Catharines, https://experiencebu.brocku.ca/organization/miwsfpa/events.

UNUNTU NIAGARA WORLD AIDS DAY BENEFIT FOR STEPHEN LEWIS FOUNDATION: Nov. 18, 7 p.m. Silver Spire United Church, 366 St. Paul St., St. Catharines. Performers Mari Shantz & Friends and WomEnchant Chorus & Drummers. Admission $20, 905-935-1168, ubuntuniagara@yahoo.com and at the door.

TRUE NORTH SNAPSHOTS OF CANADA CONCERT: Niagara Men's Chorus, Nov. 19. 3 p.m. First Grantham United Church, 415 Linwell Rd., St. Catharines. Tickets $20, 905-358-5456.

BIG BAND FUNDRAISER: Nov. 24, 6:30 p.m. Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Centre. Jimmy Stahl Big Band,14 Anderson Lane, 1-844-548-5299, www.niagarajazzfestival.com.

A CAPELLA NIAGARA: Nov. 25, 2 p.m. It’s a Brand New Day! with guest comedy quartet The Aristocrats. Fonthill United Church. Adults $20, children 12 and under free, 905-341-3415, 905-892-2336.

FIFTH AVENUE LIVE MUSIC BAND: Nov. 25, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 418, 294 Vine St., St. Catharines. Free admission, info@niagarabanquethall.com, 905-935-3242.

CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE CONCERT AND CD RELEASE WITH MELISSA-MARIE SHRINER: Nov. 25, 8 p.m. St. Thomas Anglican Church, 99 Ontario St., St. Catharines.

BROCK UNIVERSITY

VIVA VOCE! CHORAL SERIES: Nov. 18, Avanti Chamber Singers with conductor Rachel Rensink-Hoff. 7:30 p.m., St. Thomas Anglican Church, 103 Ontario St., St. Catharines, https://experiencebu.brocku.ca/event/65884.

COMMUNITY

THE TRUE COST: Nov. 22, 7 p.m. Movie for a toonie at Port Colborne High School Auditorium presented by your fair trade town committee. Learn about the high cost of ‘cheap’ clothing, 905-835-9729.

SHOULDER 2 SHOULDER: Shop open 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 16, 17, with gently used clothing and household goods. Christmas baskets available. When you are through shopping, you can step across the hall to our gym and eat at Andy's Button Bistro until 2 p.m. St. Andrews United Church, 5645 Morrison St., Niagara Falls, 905-356-1624.

SUNDAY SOCIAL DANCE: Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 418, 294 Vine St., St. Catharines, $10 a person. Music by Black Tie, info@niagarabanquethall.com, 905-935-3242.

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 24: 15 George St. lower level, 905-685-8461, fish fry, Friday, Nov. 17, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Also baked fish and potato and takeout.

MEAT PIES FOR SALE: $12 each. Nov. 21, 22. Sacred Heart Hall, 72 Empire St., Welland, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 905-735-1802.

PASTA DINNER AND CRAFT SHOW: Club Italia, Sun. Nov. 19, noon to 6 p.m., $12 a person, children $6, vendor fair, raffles, baked goods, homemade pies, 905-374-7388.

WAINFLEET PUBLIC LIBRARY: Time for Tots and Craft, Nov. 16. Creative Writing Workshop, Nov. 16. DIY Christmas decoration, Nov. 17. You’re the Chef, Nov. 18. Adult Book Club, Nov. 20. At 31909 Park St., Wainfleet, www.wainfleetlibrary.ca, 905-899-1277.

CANADIAN-POLISH SOCIETY: Fish fry, Nov. 17, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., 43 Facer St., St. Catharines, 905-937-1413.

PELHAM ART ASSOCIATION: Watercolour class with Gloria Kingma, Nov. 16, 9:30 p.m. Acrylic class at 1 p.m. Pelham Public Library, Fonthill branch, 43 Pelham Town Square, Fonthill, 905-892-4625, mpartstudio@hotmail.com, pelhamartassociation.ca.

NIAGARA POST POLIO SUPPORT LUNCHEON: Nov. 16, 12:30 p.m., Green Acres Restaurant, 1554 Garrison Rd., Fort Erie, 905-357-2611.

WESLEY UNITED CHURCH: Food Faire, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to noon, 244 First Ave., Welland, 905-735-5912.

ST. ANN CWL BAZAAR: Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 834 Canboro Rd., Fenwick. Lunch available. Free coffee and admission, 905-892-6123.

GENTLY USED CLOTHING SALE: Boutique Room & $5 Bag Room, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to noon, St. David's Anglican Church, 369 Thorold Rd., Welland, 905-734-4627.

NIAGARA FALLS NATURE CLUB: Ducks along Lake Ontario outing, Nov. 19, 9 a.m. Meet at Tim Hortons, Prudhomme’s Landing, 3335 N. Service Rd., Vineland Station, to carpool. Dress warmly and bring a lunch, 905-894-2723 niagarafallsnatureclub.org.

CARP NIAGARA: Meeting with guest speaker dementia expert Doug Rapeljie, Nov. 21, 1:45 p.m. Anchor Ponte Retirement Residence, 540 Ontario St., St. Catharines, johnstorm24@gmail.com.

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING: Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. Folk Arts Multicultural Centre, 85 Church St., St Catharines. First class free for new members, www.rscdsstcatharines.ca.

PET PICS WITH SANTA & BAKE SALE: Nov. 25, 26, Dec. 2, 3, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lincoln County Humane Society, 160 Fourth Ave., St. Catharines, 905-682-0767 ext. 230, www.lchs.ca.

WELLAND'S WALL OF ART: Featuring work by Gloria Kingma until Jan. 5. Northwest entrance to Welland Civic Square, 905-735-4463, jsi@cogeco.ca for more info. Donations welcomed.

JORDAN ART GALLERY: Work by Niagara artists including Geoff Farnsworth and Judy Thorley. Until Dec. 15. Open Mondays to Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 3836 Main St., Jordan, jordanartgallery.com.

SEASONAL EVENTS

HOLLY AND IVY BAZAAR: Saturday, Nov. 18, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Christ Church McNab, 1294 McNab Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake.

TARTAN CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL: St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 29 Bald St., Welland, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bake and deli tables, knitted and crocheted items, silent auction, gift baskets and Ruby's Attic. Lunch at 10:30 a.m. Proceeds to Wellspring Niagara and Hospice Niagara.

RIDGEWAY LIONS CHRISTMAS TREES: Available daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. starting Nov.18. Long- and short-needle trees in a variety of sizes. Corner of Gorham and Dominion roads (behind Sexsmith Car Sales).

CRAFT AND GIFT SHOW: Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. St. Denis Church, corner of Lake and Carlton streets, St. Catharines, 905-685-5911.

ST. JOHN'S CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 91 Lakeshore Rd., St. Catharines, 905 937-3393.

FONTHILL UNITED CHURCH CHRISTMAS HOUSE TOUR: Homes for the Holidays Christmas House Tour, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets $20, 905-892-6433 to reserve.

FALL BAZAAR: Nov. 18, 9 a.m to 2 p.m. Cathedral of St. Catherine, Lyman St., St. Catharines, 905-687-6830.

ST. PATRICK’S CWL SNOWFLAKE BAZAAR: Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Our Lady of Scapular Church, 6557 Thorold Stone Rd., Niagara Falls.

CHRISTMAS FEST BAZAAR: Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 213 Linwell Rd., St.Catharines.

THOROLD CHRISTMAS ART & CRAFT SHOW: Nov. 18 and 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thorold Secondary School, 50 Ormond St. N. Admission $3, 905-227-7248 or cathy.henderson@sympatico.ca.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Nov. 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Woodands of Sunset, 920 Pelham St., Pelham, 905-892-3845 ext. 14513.

ÉGLISE SACRÉ COEUR CHURCH BAZAAR: Nov. 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 72 Empire St., Welland, 905-714-7005, garant@cogeco.ca.

ST. JOSEPH'S CHURCH CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Corner of Sodom and Netherby roads.  

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Nov. 19, Northland Pointe, 2 Fielden Ave., Port Colborne, noon to 3 p.m.

CHRIST CHURCH CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: Nov. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Zimmerman Avenue at River Road, Niagara Falls. 

ST. THOMAS MORE CHURCH CANDY CANE BAZAAR: Nov. 25, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  6548 Dorchester Rd., Niagara Falls 

GERMAN-CANADIAN CHRISTMAS MARKET: Nov. 25, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Heidehof, 600 Lake St., St. Catharines, 905-935-3344.

HANNAH HOUSE HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: Nov. 25, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $10 per person, hannahhouseopenhouse.eventbrite.ca