Community Events


Wednesday, 25
Journeys at Amherstburg Freedom Museum

Till Sunday, April 19. Telling the story of Black enslavement and the Underground Railroad to freedom, the Journeys art exhibit features original works by the Artists of Colour. Amherstburg Freedom Museum, 277 King St., Amherstburg. Guided tours from noon to 5 pm, Tues. through Fri.; 1 to 5 pm, Sat. and Sun. $7.50 per adult; $6.50 per student or senior; $30 per family. 519-736-5433.

Thursday, 26
Ladies Night Closet Clear Out

Raising funds for Charlotte’s Freedom Farm, Ladies Night Closet Clear Out is an opportunity for women to shop for lightly used brand name clothing. Beverages and charcuterie boards. Tarot readings by Real Tarot With Manz. Karma Wine Bar, 12205 Riverside Dr. E., Tecumseh. 6 to 9 pm. Free entry. 226-348-8185.

Friday, 27
Tim Horton’s Free Swim Day

Everyone can swim for free, courtesy of Tim Horton’s. WFCU Centre, 8787 McHugh St., Windsor. 2 to 3:30 pm. 519-974-7979.

Saturday, 28
Savour The Sea Gala for Hospice

A land and sea feast is being served at the 36th Annual Savour The Sea Gala “In Central Park,” in support of the Hospice of Windsor and Essex County. Appetizer bar sponsored by Koolini. Dancing and live entertainment by Fantasia and Eclipse. Giovanni Caboto Club, 2175 Parent Ave., Windsor. 6 pm. $100 per guest. 519-251-2594.

Concert for Kids – Opera and Cartoons
What’s Opera Doc? Concert for Kids showcases opera music used in cartoons. Themed craft before the concert. Geared for kids age 4 to 8. The Capitol Theatre, 121 University Ave., Windsor. 10 am to noon. $5. 519-973-1238.

Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni Game
Local celebrities, businessowners, firefighters and police face off against Toronto Maple Leafs hockey heroes in an alumni game organized by Rotary Club of Amherstburg. The Libro Centre, 3295 Meloche Rd., Amherstburg. 5 pm. $25 to $100 per ticket.


Thursday, 16
Migration Hall Productions’ “The Music Man”

Till Sunday, April 19. Migration Hall is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special presentation of “The Music Man.” Mounted by Migration Hall Productions, the musical comedy is a family show. Migration Community Hall, 170 Main Street E., Kingsville. 7:30 pm, Thurs., Fri. and Sat.; 2 pm, Sat. and Sun. Ticket price is $25. 519-733-6200.

Saturday, 18
The Garden Spring Gala

Windsor Essex Child/Youth Advocacy Centre presents The Garden Spring Gala to support the non-profit organization. Hors d’oeuvres reception followed by a five-course dinner served by Koolinis Catering and including Pelee Island wine. Guest speakers, live band, deejay, ballet dance performance by Eclipse Entertainment and Events, 50/50 draw, raffle table and butterfly wing photo opportunity. Water’s Edge Event Centre, 2879 Riverside Dr. E., Windsor. 6 pm. $150 per guest.

Friday, April 24
“Women Ready to Rise” Book Launch

The stories of 22 warrior women are shared in the book “Women Ready to Rise,” written by Jenn Sadai. A ticket to the book launch includes a signed copy of the book, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern appetizers and a thank you gift. Proceeds from the raffle and 50/50 draw aid Hiatus House. Tabouli by Eddy’s, 1614 Lesperance Rd., Tecumseh. 6:30 to 10 pm. $40 per ticket. 519-979-9600.

Sunday, 26
Earth Day Community Tree Planting

Essex Region Conservation and the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup invite everyone to honour Earth Day by helping to plant more than 2,000 native trees and shrubs in Windsor. The Ganatchio Trail green space south of Wyandotte St. E. between Florence and Martinique Avenues. 10 am to noon. Free. 519-776-5209.

Earth Day Windsor Essex
Over 40 environmental exhibits; arts and crafts; a nature scavenger hunt and other environmental activities are part of Earth Day Windsor Essex. More than 45 participating organizations will help raise the collective voice for environmental causes. 10 am to 3 pm. Free. Malden Park Visitor Centre, 4200 Malden Rd., Windsor. 519-253-2300.

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