Midwestern District of Optimist International
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Club Name Optimist Club of .../DateEvent
Alma
2020-11-27
Alma Beef BBQ - Friday November 27th from 5-7pm at the Alma Community Center at 51 Simpson Street E, Alma ON N0B1A0. Cost is $15 per adult, children $5 under school age Free.
Alma
2020-09-25
Alma Beef BBQ - Friday September 25th from 5-7pm at the Alma Community Center at 51 Simpson Street E, Alma ON N0B1A0. Cost is $15 per adult, children $5 under school age Free.
Kitchener - Waterloo
2020-08-15
Join the KW Optimist Club at The famous Moparfest - August 15 & 16, 2020 – the 41st event!
8am-4pm, rain or shine showgrounds: 251 Jacob St, New Hamburg
Over 1300 plus cars. Spread the word - Moparfest Canada's largest all Mopar car show.
Alma
2020-07-31
Alma Beef BBQ - Friday July 31st from 5-7pm at the Alma Community Center at 51 Simpson Street E, Alma ON N0B1A0. Cost is $15 per adult, children $5 under school age Free.
Alma
2020-05-29
Alma Beef BBQ - Friday May 29th from 5-7pm at the Alma Community Center at 51 Simpson Street E, Alma ON N0B1A0. Cost is $15 per adult, children $5 under school age Free.
Alma
2020-04-24
Alma Beef BBQ in Support of EMPOWERMENT DAY!!! - Friday April 24th from 5-7pm at the Alma Community Center at 51 Simpson Street E, Alma ON N0B1A0. Cost is $15 per adult, children $5 under school age Free.
Kitchener - Waterloo
2020-04-04
KW Optimist will be at the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival on April 04, 2020 in Elmira main Street.
Come out and visit us and buy a item from the BBQ's.
Alma
2020-03-27
Alma Beef BBQ - Friday March 27th from 5-7pm at the Alma Community Center at 51 Simpson Street E, Alma ON N0B1A0. Cost is $15 per adult, children $5 under school age Free.
Alma
2020-03-15
ALMA OPTIMIST TOY SHOW AND SALE!
ALMA COMMUNITY CENTRE 51 SIMPSON ST E, ALMA, ONTARIO

Sunday March 15, 2020 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ADMISSION: $3 per person
children 12 and under FREE
Set-up: 8-10 a.m.
Display Table: $5
Sale Table: $20.00
Additional Sale Table: $10 each

For more information please contact
John or Helen Broadfoot at 519-843-1055
Stratford
2019-11-16
AHL Hockey - Texas Stars vs. Toronto Marlies

The Optimist Club of Stratford has organized another bus trip to see some quality AHL hockey.

Tickets $75 - Section 100 at Coca-Cola Coliseum (old Ricoh Coliseum)
Bus leaves Stratford at 1pm and game time is 4pm. Bus leaves Cooper Site Lot in Stratford. Please check out our Facebook page for more details @optimistclubofstratford
London - Nor'West
2019-10-27
“Jack is back! Come on out to our 2nd Annual Pumpkin Hollow in northwest London! Free fall family fun! Drop off your carved pumpkin masterpiece between 11:30am-noon, to be admired and judged by our Pumpkin Panel for humorous prizes. "Let's Face it Jack" returns to put a spin on "pin the tail" / Don't get "squashed" at Pumpkin Beach / 2pm Costumed or Coiffured Pet Parade (& treats) / Face Painting / Kids and Family Games / Donut Diva food truck / and so much more! October 27 Noon - 4pm; all are welcome. DROP OFF used eyeglasses (prescription or readers) for MWONT Optimist District initiative - #OptimistVision2020 #PumpkinHollow #OptimistsinAction #SharetheJOI”
Sydenham & District
2019-09-28
The Sydenham and District Optimist Club is celebrating 20 years of service.

You are invited to a celebration including awards, dinner an dance with the live band `The Millpond Project'.

Saturday September 28
2019 Legacy Ridge Golf Club
5:30 P.M.

Cost is $50 per person RSVP eillynn@gbtel.ca or at 519 376-9288 before September 1, 2019
London - Nor'West
2019-07-26
IT\'S HERE!! OPTIMIST BLEACHER CREATURES 4 CCOF !!
We challenge all Clubs to join our #OptimistBleacherCreatures4CCOF at Labatt Park, as the London Majors help us hit a home run for kids and communities on July 26. Make some noise when our Creatures are announced before the kids run the bases! Our club pledges to donate $ per child to the Canadian Children\'s Optimist Foundation and have challenged other clubs and businesses to do the same! #SharetheJOI #OptimistsinAction #Optimist100 - FIND US AT THE PARK !!
London - Nor'West
2019-07-19
Fun with Flying Dragons Event & Outdoor Movie Night: Join us at Foxfield District Park after 4pm for kids kite-making craft, face painting with the London JOI Club (Junior Optimists), Games with Family Centre Fox Hollow team, Food Trucks (LFTA), and a BIG surprise in the skies! Our Movie, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, will play at 8:15pm. Bring chairs, $ for treats and dragon swag, and have a great time with the Optimist Club of London-Nor\'West, and our amazing community!
London - Nor'West
2019-07-01
Kids running wild this summer? We\'ve put a price on their heads!
Our Optimist Bleacher Creatures for CCOF are going live!
Check our online Calendar at www.norwestoptimist.ca for soon-to-be-announced dates @LabattPark for London Majors home games where our Nor\'West members have unleashed the Optimist Bleacher Creatures! We pledge to donate 1$ for each child running the bases at select games to CCOF. We challenge other clubs to join in the FUN! Listen for the Bleacher Creature Announcement and let\'s all make some noise for CCOF! Bring your club flags, your club colours, your kids, and join Optimist Bleacher Creatures for CCOF! For more information, contact our club CFR at info@norwestoptimist.ca
London - Nor'West
2019-06-20
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Paris
2019-06-01
PARIS OPTIMIST CLUB SPRING CRAFT SHOW

SAT JUNE 1ST FROM 10-5 & SUNDAY JUNE 2ND FROM 10-4

PARIS LIONS PARK - FREE ADMISSION

THIS IS A SPRINGTIME IN PARIS EVENT

CHECK IT OUT AT www.springtimeinparis.ca
& fb - Springtime In Paris

THIS IS A FAMILY EVENT - SOMETHING FOR EVEYONE
London - North
2017-09-30
Educating Educators- an Introduction in coding and Robotics for Teachers
On Saturday, September 30 the Optimist Club of North London, along with other clubs in the Midwest and Southwest Districts are holding a teacher workshop in order to inspire teachers at the elementary level to embrace new technology in their classrooms. Logix Academy, of Toronto, will be bringing all the necessary gear to Regina Mundi College in London, for a full day workshop for teachers using DASH robots. Clubs involved will be able to meet teachers from schools in their area face to face, and establish new relationships with schools or strengthen existing ones. Supporting schools supports 100% of youth in your area! Take the opportunity to recruit a teacher!
To take part in a NEW technologically relevant program schools are asking for, contact Darcy Walsh of North London Optimist Club. 519-453-9106. YOUR CALLS WILL BE RETURNED!!!
St. Jacobs
2017-09-30
Get a team of 4 Adults together, name your team and come on out for a Plunger Plop!!! This Plunger Plop is being put on by the Elmira and St Jacobs Optimist Clubs. All proceeds raised will go towards local youth activities and events. Register on line at http://optimistplungerplop.com/ Don\'t wait too long, only so many teams can play!!
Kitchener - Waterloo
2017-08-19
August 19 & 20 - MoparFest -
Canada\'s Largest All Mopar Car Show - Sat & Sunday 8am - 4pm each day at 251 Jacob St., New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada Also known as the New Hamburg Fairgrounds 10 minutes west of Kitchener on Hwy 7&8 Visitor Parking just 2 blocks away at the Wilmot Rec Complex For your GPS use 1291 Nafziger Rd. Baden Ontario N3A 3H3

For more information Contact: visit website moparfest.com for all the details from registration to accommodations and more. SEE YOU THERE
Kitchener - Waterloo
2017-07-09
July 09 - VW Bug Show - Sunday from 8 AM for registration to 4 PM awards OPEN to Public. Is there a cost to show and view car. Fun Day and nice to see the VW cars new & Old.
For more information Contact: PP Optimist Fred Walz 519-578-8292 email: fwatz@rogers.com
Kitchener - Waterloo
2017-06-25
June 25 - Mercedes Club of Canada Annual Car Show -
Open to the public to view and registration.
Location is at Optimist Camp Heidelberg Sunday June 25, 10 AM - 4 PM
For more information Contact: George Harper - 519-569-0977 email: thekwoptimistclub@gmail.com
SEE YOU THERE.
Kitchener - Waterloo
2017-04-01
K-W Optimist Club will be at the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival April 01, 2017 Saturday.
Drop by and have a sausage or hot dog or just to say hi.
K-W Optimist Club at Work for the Youth
www.kwoptimist.org
Elmira Festival
http://www.elmiramaplesyrup.com/the-festival/
South Woolwich
2016-12-18
Santa Cruise: watch Santa cruise your street in Maryhill, Bloomingdale and Breslau.
Normanby Township
2016-10-26
PAINT NITE PARTY hosted by Normanby Optimists
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Trixies Saloon, 520 Louisa Street, Ayton
Drink, Paint and Party! Host party at the local bar.
Hosted by Artist Erin Bunting of Barrie.

Sign Up Now at:
paintnite.com/events/1113524.html

or contact: President Stacey at lilnewy@hotmail.com














Centre Wellington - Fergus
2016-08-27
Camp Quality Golf Tournament

Arris Valley golf Course


Contact Past Gov. Jim Dandy
South Woolwich
2016-06-18
COPA for Kids
Free airplane ride for Kids ages 8-17.
See:www.copaflight26.com
Normanby Township
2016-04-02

Normanby Optimist Club we will be hosting an all day scrapbooking crop. This will include lunch, supper and snacks. We will provide coffee, tea, hot chocolate and water all day.

There will be make and takes and prizes.

The cost for the day is $45.

For more information you can contact Stacey Nieuwenhoff at stacey.nieuwenhoff@gmail.com or 519-377-1465
Clinton
2016-03-14
FREE SKATING brought to you by the Optimist Club of Clinton at the Central Huron Community Complex (Arena) during March Break. Monday, March 14 to Friday, March 18 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.
Mitchell
2016-02-20
Optimist Club of Mitchell Annual Chick 'N' Rib 'N 'Fun Night Saturday Feb.20 at West Perth Community Centre (Mitchell)
Dinner, Games of Chance, Silent Auction.$22/ticket
Licensed Event, Age of Majority 6:30pm, dinner at 7:00pm
Advanced Tickets Only
See mitchelloptimists.ca website for contact information
or email dianjosl@cyg.net
London - North
2016-01-19
AN EVENING WITH THE DRAGONSLAYER- MITCH BROGAN, ABLE BIONICS LONDON, ONTARIO
North London and East London are proud to host Mitch and his team from Able Bionics in London whom recently pitched the cast of the CBC Television show `Dragons Den`and received an ALL in from the dragons
Place BMO Centre London Ontario
Date Jan 19 2016, 7:00 pm
Roast turkey catered meal with cash bar
Ticket price $30
Contact Darcy Walsh 519-453-9106 for tickets, only 200 being sold and will go fast.
For video of Mitch, youtube search Able Bionics to catch a glimpse of his Dragons Den appearance or go to the CBC website and search episodes of the Dragons Den.
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