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Optimist Club of Brooklin, Ontario

Program Completed

2006
  • Yuk Yuks Ajax Evening of entertainment, Thursday March 9, 8:00 pm
  • Zone Meeting and breakfast, Saturday March 11, 9:00 am, Southmead Park Clubhouse, 113 Kawartha St., Oshawa. RSVP and we will pay for your breakfast.

  • Membership & Board Meeting, Wednesday March 22, 7:15 pm, Brooklin Legion, 56 Baldwin St North.
  • Optimist Oratorical Contest, deadline Monday March 20, topic, "My Future is Bright Because . . .", top prize $1,500 scholarship. Contest Details

  • Spaghetti Dinner and fundraiser, Saturday April 8, 6:00pm Ecole Charles Garnier, Adults $10, children $5. Club Optimiste francophone de Durham.
  • Dinner Meeting, Monday April 24, 7:15 St. Thomas Church Hall, Brooklin. Guest speaker from Camp Quality for children with cancer. New executive members elected for term starting October 1, 2006: Annette Cowan, President; Grant Livie, VP; Brian Wick, Treasurer; Carol Steven, Secretary.

  • Respect for Law Week, May 1-7
  • Membership & Board Meeting, Wednesday May 17, 7:15 Brooklin Legion.
  • District Meeting & Workshops, Saturday May 27, 8:30am, Ambassador Hotel, Kingston, Intl. President's Visit.
  • Brooklin Spring Fair parade float, Saturday June 3, 10:00am Brooklin.
  • Golf Tournament & Whitby Idol Steak BBQ, Saturday June 10, 12:30pm Kedron Dells GC, Ritson Rd N Oshawa. Tournament package $100, dinner & show only $30. Hosted by Club Optimiste francophone de Durham. Fundraiser for French language day camp at Saint Charles Garnier CSS, Brooklin.
  • Dinner Meeting (restaurant patio), Wed June 28, 7:15 Michael Kelly's, 67 Winchester Rd East.
  • Jul/Aug, 9-4, Summer Day Camp, for youth aged 6-13, Brooklin Memorial Park, 65 Winchester Rd East Brooklin.
  • Jul 3-28, 9-4, Counsellor in Training Program, for youth aged 14-17, Brooklin Memorial Park, 65 Winchester Rd East Brooklin.
  • Jul 5-8, Optimist International Convention, Opryland Hotel, Nashville, (Brian & Mary are registered to go.)

  • Aug 16, 6:30-8:30 Summer BBQ, at the home of Grant and Diane Livie, 20 Blackfriar Ave. Brooklin (Wednesday). Bring something to share "POT LUCK".
  • Aug 18-20, District Convention, Sheridan Parkway Convention Centre, Richmond Hill.
  • Aug 30, 7:00, Executive Meeting. (Annette's) "Focus on Branding" to be led by Will Gonidis. Please join us.

  • Sep 9, 9-4, Harvest Festival, Grass's Park, Baldwin & Cassels, hay wagon ride, membership display.
  • Sep 13, 7:15, Membership Meeting, Guest Speaker: "Books for Kids Canada", donation of $1000 towards Brooklin Village School.
  • Sep 27, 7:15, Diretors Meeting home of Grant Livie, 20 Blackfriar Ave. Brooklin.

  • Nov 8, 7:15, Membership Meeting, "NOW" Bring a Friend night. Winchester P.S. Watford Street, Brooklin, in the staff lounge. Guest Speaker: Brian Wick, Charter President Optimist Club of Brooklin. "Self-fulfillment Through Volunteerism."
  • Nov 22, 7:15, Directors Meeting, at Annette's, 14 Napier.
  • Nov 24-25, Christmas in the Village, various locations in Brooklin, hay wagon rides.
  • Dec 13, 6:30, Christmas Dinner, at St. Thomas Church, full turkey dinner, Santa Claus, (Members $10, Guests $15).


    2007
  • Jan 13, 6:30, Zone 8 Gathering, Pot Luck dinner with other Optimists from Durham Region clubs, Co-op Complex, 1252 Ritson Rd N, Oshawa.
  • Jan 24, 7:15, Membership Meeting, Guest Speaker, St Thomas Church Hall.

  • Feb 17, (Sat), District Board Meeting, Four Points Sheridan Hotel, Mississauga $10. Morning meeting, workshops, awards luncheon. Program runs 8:00-4:00
  • Feb 21, 7:15, Executive Meeting Annette's, 14 Napier, 7:30-9.
  • Feb 28, 6:30, Dinner Meeting, Youth Appreciation evening, Brooklin Community Centre.

  • Mar 14, 7:15, Membership Meeting, "Catching up on Business", Royal Canadian Legion (upper meeting room), 56 Baldwin St. N., Brooklin.
  • Mar 29, 7:00, Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club $10 advance, $15 at the door. Contact Dave Franklin 665-5274.

  • Apr 11, 7:15, Business Meeting, Annette's, 14 Napier St. Public Relation launch and "New Optimist Welcome."
  • Apr 25, 7:15, Ontario Volunteer Awards, General Sikorski Polish Veteran's Hall, Stevenson Rd. north of Taunton Rd., Oshawa. Five of our members will receive certificates for service over 5 years. (Ron Heath, Wil Gonidis, Keith Wick, Brian Wick, Grant Livie)

  • May 9, 7:15, Membership Meeting. Community Care: 4 months old and a 2nd liver transplant!, speaker Bob Crone. Election for next year's board of directors. (Coffee and Timbits), St Thomas Church Hall.

  • Jun 13, 7:15, Meeting. Brooklin's new Library & Community Centre Complex, how can we help?, speaker Doug Blakely, Town of Whitby. St Thomas Church Hall.
  • Jun 27, 6:30, Barbecue & Meeting, Annette's, 14 Napier St.

  • Jul 4-7, (Sat), Optimist International Convention, Montreal, Convention Centre.

  • Aug 29, Annual Planning Meeting, 14 Napier Ct. Brooklin. This meeting will outline our plans for the coming year.
  • Sep 7-8, (Sat), District Annual Conference, Location Quality Suites, St. Catharines. Wine & Cheese reception, Business meetings, workshops, officer training, District elections, Governor's banquet.
  • Sep 8, all day, Harvest Festival Paperback Sales. Grass Park, 41 Baldwin St.
  • Sep 26, 7:00, Business Meeting, Annette's, 14 Napier St.

    OCTOBER 2007
  • Oct 8, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Oct 9, 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Oct 10, 7:00, Meeting. Cancelled due to Election.
  • Oct 12, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Oct 15, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Oct 16, 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Oct 22, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Oct 23, 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Oct 24, 8:00, Business Meeting, Annette's, 14 Napier St. (2 hours)
  • Oct 26, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Oct 29, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Oct 30, 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)

    NOVEMBER 2007
  • Nov 5, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Nov 6, 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Nov 9, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Nov 12, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Nov 13, 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Nov 14, 7:15, Membership Meeting. New Member Welcome and orientation program. (Tim Hortons, Baldwin & Winchester). (1 hours)
  • Nov 17, 9-4, District Conference, Milton Holiday Inn Express, Business meetings, program workshops, officer training.
  • Nov 19, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Nov 20, 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Nov 23, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Nov 26, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Nov 27, 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Nov 28, 8:00, Business Meeting, Annette's, 14 Napier St. (2 hours)

    DECEMBER 2007
  • Dec 3, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Dec 7, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Dec 10, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Dec 12, 6:45 Cocktails, 7:15 Dinner, Christmas Dinner Meeting. Brooklin Community Centre. Members $10, guests $15. (catered) (2 hours)
  • Dec 17, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Dec 18, 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Dec 21, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)


    JANUARY 2008
  • Jan 7, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Jan 8, 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Jan 14, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Jan 15, 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Jan 18, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Jan 21, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Jan 22, 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Jan 23, 7:15, Business Meeting, Tim Hortons, Baldwin & Winchester (2 hours)
  • Jan 28, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Jan 29, 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)

    FEBRUARY 2008
  • Feb 1, 15, 29 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Feb 4, 11, 18, 25 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Feb 5, 12, 19, 26 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 8:00, Girl's Get Movin' Program. Winchester PS. (1 hour)
  • Feb 9, 9:00-4:00, Central Ontario Conference, Workshops & Awards Luncheon, Newmarket Optimist Hall. (2 hours)
  • Feb 13, 7:15, No Meeting tonight.
  • Feb 27, 7:15, Business Meeting, Tim Horton's, Baldwin & Winchester. (1.5 hours)

    MARCH 2008
  • Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Mar 4, 18, 25 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Mar 5, 19, 26 8:00, Girl's Get Movin' Program. Winchester PS. (1 hour)
  • Mar 12, 7:15, Business Meeting, Grant Livie's, 20 Blackfrier Ave. (1.5 hours)
  • Mar 17, 7:45, Whitby Town Council, Brooklin Library cheque presentation. Televised event. (1.5 hours)
  • Mar 26, 7:15, Business Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5900 Anderson St N, (TV room upstairs). (1.5 hours)
  • Mar 28, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)

    APRIL 2008
  • Apr 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 8:00, Girl's Get Movin' Program. Winchester PS. (1 hour)
  • Apr 7, 14, 21, 28 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Apr 9, 7:15, Youth Appreciation, Brooklin Community Centre. (2 hours)
  • Apr 11, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Apr 22, Summer Day Camp, early registration discount deadline.
  • Apr 23, 7:15, Business Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5951 Anderson St N., just below Winchester Rd. upstairs TV room. ELECTION night for term starting October 1st. (1.5 hours)
  • Apr 26, 9-11am, Pitch-In Brooklin, Optimist Park of Brooklin, Watford St at Cassels Rd., Let's clean the park! (2 hours)
  • Apr 25, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)

    MAY 2008
  • May 5, 12, 19, 26 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • May 6, 13, 20, 27 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • May 7, 14, 21, 28 8:00, Girl's Get Movin' Program. Winchester PS. (1 hour)
  • May 9, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • May 23, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • May 24, 9:00-4:00, Central Ontario District Conference, Workshops & Oratorical Finals, Ambassador Hotel & Conference Centre, Kingston, ON. (2 hours)
  • May 28, 7:15, Business Meeting, Tim Horton's, Baldwin & Winchester. (1.5 hours)

    JUNE 2008
  • Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Jun 3, 10, 17 8:00, Boy's Basketball. Winchester PS. (2 hours)
  • Jun 4, 11, 18 8:00, Girl's Get Movin' Program. Winchester PS. (1 hour)
  • Jun 4, 4:00, Junior Golf Tournament, qualification round at Eldorado Golf Course, Winchester Rd E, Brooklin. (4 hours)
  • Jun 11, 7:15, B-B-Q Social, Nicola & Bill Windrem's, 21 Joshua, Brooklin. (1.5 hours)
  • Jun 23, 8:00, District Junior Golf Tournament, Caledon Hills Golf Course.
  • Jun 25, 7:15, Business Meeting, Tim Horton's, Baldwin & Winchester. (1.5 hours)
  • Jun 26, 9-4, Summer Student Employment program, first day. Brooklin Memorial Park, 51 Winchester Rd., Brooklin.
  • Jun 30, 9-4, Summer Day Camp, first day. Brooklin Memorial Park, 51 Winchester Rd., Brooklin.

    JULY 2008
  • Jul 1-31, 9-4, Summer Day Camp, continues. Brooklin Memorial Park, 51 Winchester Rd., Brooklin.
  • Jul 7, 14, 21, 28 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Jul 7-25, 9-4, Counsellor in Training program, first day. Brooklin Memorial Park, 51 Winchester Rd., Brooklin.
  • Jul 30, 7:15, Business Meeting, CHANGE The Court at Brooklin, 5981 Anderson St N. TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)

    AUGUST 2008
  • Aug 1-29, 9-4, Summer Day Camp, continues. Brooklin Memorial Park, 51 Winchester Rd., Brooklin.
  • Aug 4, 11, 18, 25, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Aug 4-22, 9-4, Counsellor in Training program, first day. Brooklin Memorial Park, 51 Winchester Rd., Brooklin.
  • Aug 8, 7:30am District Golf Tournament, Harmony Creek Golf Course, 1010 Bloor St E, Oshawa. $60 include BBQ lunch with Ribs & Chicken.
  • Aug 8-10, District Convention Oshawa-Optimist Clubs of Central Ontario, Holiday Inn & Conference Centre, 1011 Bloor St E, Oshawa.
  • Aug 27, 7:15, Planning Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5981 Anderson St N. TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)

    SEPTEMBER 2008
  • Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Sep 5-7, The Weekend to End Breast Cancer. Support Optimist Fiona in her run.
  • Sep 10, 7:15, Member Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Sep 13, 10am-3pm, Harvest Festival Paperback Sales & Horse Drawn Wagon Rides. Grass Park, 41 Baldwin St. .
  • Sep 24, 7:15, Business Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Sep 26, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)

    OCTOBER 2008
  • Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Oct 8, 7:15, Business Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Oct 10, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Oct 18, 9-4, Business Show Food Concession. Masonic Hall, Cassels Rd E, Brooklin. (7 hours)
  • Oct 22, 7:15, Member's Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Oct 24, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)

    NOVEMBER 2008
  • Nov 3, 10, 17, 24, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Nov 5, 7:15, Members' Meeting, Guest speaker Sue Pitchforth, Whitby Town Council, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Nov 7, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Nov 21, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Nov 26, 7:15, Member's Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Nov 30, 2-4 pm, Christmas in the Village - Free Skate, Luther Vipond Memorial Arena, 51 Winchester Rd E, Brooklin (2 hours)

    DECEMBER 2008
  • Dec 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Dec 5, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Dec 10, 6:30, Optimist Christmas Dinner, Brooklin Community Centre. $10. (2.5 hours)
  • Dec 12, 7-9:30, Youth Dance grades 7 & 8 only. St Leo's Chruch Hall Gym. Tickets at door $5 (3.5 hours)
  • Dec 19, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours) Dance is on, snow or otherwise. See you there!


    JANUARY 2009
  • Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, 5:00, Bingo, Hideaway, 65 Sunray St. Whitby. (1.5 hours)
  • Jan 14, 7:15, Optimist Meeting, special guest Donna Murray, Durham Police Services, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Jan 16, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Jan 28, 7:15, Business Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Jan 30, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)

    FEBRUARY 2009
  • Feb 11, 7:15, Youth Appreciation, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Feb 13, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Feb 15, Deadline Essay Contest. Topic “The Power of Youth”.
  • Feb 21, 8:00, Central Ontario District Conference, Holiday Inn, Woodbine Ave., Markham. Workshops and Awards Banquet (8 hours)
  • Feb 25, 7:15, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Feb 27, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)

    MARCH 2009
  • Mar 11, 7:15, Community Justice Alternatives, guest speaker, a very informative evening on this new iniative in the justice system. The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Mar 25, 7:15, Members meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St. (2 hours)
  • Mar 27, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)

    APRIL 2009
  • Apr 3, 7:00, VIDEO Dance, grades 5-8. St Leo's Church Hall. (3.5 hours)
  • Apr 8, 7:15, Members Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Apr 22, 7:15, Partnerships in Service, special presentation by Rotarian Ron Murdock, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Apr 24, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)

    MAY 2009
  • May 8, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • May 13, 7:15, Internet Safety, as special workshop for youth and adults conducted by Durham Regional Police Services, Brooklin Community Centre. 45 Cassels Rd E, Brooklin (1.5 hours)
  • May 22, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • May 23, 8:00, Central Ontario District Conference, Ambassador Hotel, Kingston. Workshops and Provincial Oratorical Championship (8 hours)
  • May 27, 7:15, No Meeting tonight. See Golf on May 28.

    JUNE 2009
  • Jun 3, 2:30-7:00, Junior Golf Tournament. Winchester Golf Club, Brooklin. (5 hours)
  • Jun 4-7, various, Brooklin Fair Booth, fair grounds on Winchester & St. Thomas. Man the table inside the arena to promote our programs. (2 hour time slots)
  • Jun 10, 6:30, Member BarBeQue, Annette's backyard, 14 Napier St., bring a salad, sweets or drink. (2.5 hours)
  • Jun 24, 7:15, Business Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Jun 29-Sep 4, Summer Day Camp, fair grounds, Winchester Rd E.

    JULY 2009
  • Jul 3, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.
  • Jul 8-11, , Optimist International Convention & Workshops, Gaylord Palms Resort, Orlando, Florida.
  • Jul 22, 7-10, Youth Dance, for grades 5-10, Brooklin Community Centre, Cassels Rd E, $5.

    AUG 2009
  • Aug 8, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.
  • Aug 19, 7:15, Business Meeting, home of Annette Cowan, 14 Napier Crt. (1.5 hours)
  • Aug 21-23, Central Ontario Convention & Workshops, Best Western, Orangeville, ON.

    SEPTEMBER 2009
  • Sep 9, 7:15, Members Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)
  • Sep 11, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre. (3.5 hours)
  • Sep 12, 9:30am-4:00pm, Harvest Festival, Grass Park, Baldwin & Cassels Rd. Used Book Sale, Popcorn, Haywagon Rides.
  • Sep 13, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.
  • Sep 23, 7:15, Business Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor. (1.5 hours)

    OCTOBER 2009
  • Oct 2, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.
  • Oct 9, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Oct 14, 7:15, Members Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor.
  • Oct 23, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Oct 28, 7:15, Business Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor.
  • Youth Dances, Brooklin Community Centre, Cassels Rd E, 6:45-9:15 Fall 2009 dances continue every other Friday. September 11, October 9, 23, November 6, 20, December 4

  • Boy's Basketball, Wednesdays 9:10-10:00 pm at Winchester Public School, $15 for the spring session.

  • Women's Fitness, Wednesdays 8:10-9:10 pm at Winchester Public School, $35 per 6 week session.

    NOVEMBER 2009
  • Nov 2, 7:45, Whitby Town Council Meeting. Brooklin Community Centre cheque presentation for $25,000.
  • Nov 6, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Nov 7, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.
  • Nov 11, 7:15, Members Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor.
  • Nov 17, 24, 8:10, Boy's Basketball, at Winchester Public School, $25 for the season.
  • Nov 20, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Nov 20-21, Central Ontario Conference & Workshops, Holiday Inn, Barrie, ON.
  • Nov 25, 7:15, Business Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor.
  • Nov 29, 5:30pm-9:00pm, Christmas in the Village, Grass Park, Baldwin & Cassels Rd. Haywagon Rides.

    DECEMBER 2009
  • Dec 2, 16, 8:10, Boy's Basketball, at Winchester Public School, $25 for the season. (Note: school not available Dec 9.)
  • Dec 4, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Dec 9, 6:15, Members Chrismas Party, Waldorf Condo, 711 Rossland Rd E, Whitby. Host Brian Wick.
  • Dec 13, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.


    JANUARY 2010
  • Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, 9:10-10:00, Boy's Basketball, at Winchester Public School, $25 for the season.
  • Jan 8, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Jan 13, 20, 27, 8:10-9:10, Women's Fitness, at Winchester Public School, $35 per 6 week session.
  • Jan 13, 7:15, Members Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor.
  • Jan 22, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Jan 27, 7:15, Business Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor.

    FEBRUARY 2010
  • Feb 3, 10, 17, 8:00-9:00, Women's Fitness, at Winchester Public School, $35 per 6 week session.
  • Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, 9:00-10:00, Boy's Basketball, at Winchester Public School, $15 for the spring season.
  • Feb 5, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Feb 11, 7:15, Members Meeting, at Annette's, 15 Napier Crt.
  • Feb 19, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Feb 19-20, Central Ontario Conference & Workshops, Holiday Inn, Markham, ON.
  • Feb 24, 8:00, Women's Fitness, NEW Session, at Winchester Public School, $35 per 6 week session.

    MARCH 2010
  • Mar 3, 10, 24, 31, 8:00-9:00, Women's Fitness, continues, at Winchester P.S., $35 per 6 week session.
  • Mar 3, 10, 24, 31, 9:00-10:00, Boy's Basketball, at Winchester P.S., $20 for the remaining season.
  • Mar 6, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Mar 8, 5:00, 6:30, 8:00 Haiti Earthquake Fundraiser. Michael Kelly's Restaurant. $20 adults, $10 children. Proceeds to Doctors Without Borders Charity.
  • Mar 11, 7:15, Members Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor.
  • Mar 26, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.

    APRIL 2010
  • Apr 7, 8:00-9:00, Women's Fitness, continues, at Winchester P.S., $35 per 6 week session.
  • Apr 7, 14, 21, 28, 9:00-10:00, Boy's Basketball, at Winchester P.S., $15 for the remaining season.
  • Apr 8, 7:15, Members Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor.
  • Apr 9, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Apr 14, 21, 28, 8:00-9:00, Women's Fitness, NEW Session, at Winchester Public School, $35 per 6 week session.
  • Apr 23, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.

    MAY 2010
  • May 5, 12, 19, 26, 8:10-10:00, Boy's Basketball, at Winchester P.S., $10 for the remaining season.
  • May 7, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • May 12, 7:15, Members Meeting, The Court at Brooklin, 5909 Anderson St., TV room on the second floor.
  • May 14-15, Central Ontario Conference & Workshops, Ramada Inn on the Bay, Belleville, ON.
  • May 21, 6:45, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.

    JUNE 2010
  • Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 8:10-10:00, Boy's Basketball, at Winchester Public School, $5 for the month.
  • Jun 9, 7:15, Members Meeting, St Thomas Anglican Church, special guest Governor Tom McNaught & Carilyn.
  • Jun 27, 8:30, Bingo, The Red Barn, Wayne Ave, Oshawa.
  • Jun 28-Sep 3, Summer Day Camp, fair grounds, 51 Winchester Rd E.

    JULY 2010
  • Jul 5-23, Counsellor In Training Program, fair grounds, 51 Winchester Rd E.
  • Jul 8-10, Optimist International International Convention, Denver, Colorado.
  • Jul 31, 8:30, Bingo, The Red Barn, Wayne Ave, Oshawa.

    AUGUST 2010
  • Aug 18, 6:00, Members Meeting & BBQ, Annette's, 14 Napier St., Brooklin. Bring salads and dessert. (date changed)
  • Aug 27-29, Central Ontario Convention & Workshops, Holiday Inn, Oakville, ON.
  • Aug 29, 8:30, Bingo, The Red Barn, Wayne Ave, Oshawa.


    SEPTEMBER 2010
  • Sep 8, 7:15, Members Meeting, Annette's, 14 Napier St. Brooklin.
  • Sep 10, 7:00, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Sep 11, 9:30am-4:00pm, Harvest Festival, Grass Park, Baldwin & Cassels Rd. Used Book Sale, Popcorn, Haywagon Rides.
  • Sep 22, 7:15, Members Meeting.
  • Sep 24, 7:00, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Sep 26, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.

    OCTOBER 2010
  • Oct 13, 7:15, Members Meeting, Annette's, 14 Napier St. Brooklin.
  • Oct 16, 1:00-5:00, Opening Ceremonies - New Optimist Gymnasium, Community Centre and Library, 6 Vipond Rd. Brooklin.
  • Oct 22, 7:00, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre.
  • Oct 22-24, Great Lakes Conference & Workshops, Sheraton Hotel, Niagara Falls, ON.
  • Oct 27, 7:15, NOW - New Optimist Welcome, meeting, Brooklin Legion. 7:15-9:00
  • Oct 31, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.

    NOVEMBER 2010
  • Nov 5, 7:00, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre, Cassels Rd.
  • Nov 10, 7:15, Business Meeting, Grant's, 20 Blackfrier St.
  • Nov 19, 7:00, Youth Dance. Brooklin Community Centre, Cassels Rd.
  • Nov 24, 6:15, Members Christmas Party, Waldorf Condo, 711 Rossland Rd E, Whitby. Host Brian Wick.
  • Nov 26, 5:30pm-9:00pm, Christmas in the Village, Grass Park, Baldwin & Cassels Rd. Haywagon Rides.
  • Nov 27, 1:00, Grand Opening, New Community Centre and Library, 8 Vipond Rd. Optimist Gymnasium and Optimist Room. Building tour.
  • Nov 28, 9:30pm-11:30pm, Breakfast with Santa, Brooklin Community Centre and Library, 8 Vipond St.
  • Nov 28, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.

    DECEMBER 2010
  • Dec 3, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond St.
  • Dec 17, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond St.
  • Dec 26, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.

    JANUARY 2011
  • Jan 7, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond St.
  • Jan 9, 7:00-8:00 pm, Youth Appreciation Free Skate. Luther Vipond Arena, 53 Winchester Rd. Brooklin
  • Jan 12, 7:15, Business Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Jan 19, 7:00, Ajax Optimist Inter-Club Meeting, McLean Community Centre, Ajax.
  • Jan 21, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond St.
  • Jan 26, 7:15, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Jan 28, 7:00-10:00, Junior Video Dance (Grades 9 & 10 only). Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond St.
  • Jan 29, 6:00, Brooklin Agricultural Society 100th Anniversary Gala, Royal Ashburn Golf course.
  • Jan 30, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.

    FEBRUARY 2011
  • Feb 4, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond St.
  • Feb 9, 7:15, Business Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Feb 11-12, District Conference , Holiday Inn, Markham.
  • Feb 14, 9:00pm, Essay Contest Closes, contact Annette Cowan, President for more details.
  • Feb 23, 7:15, New Optimists Welcome Meeting, learn about the good works and how to get involved. New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Feb 25, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond St.
  • Feb 27, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.

    MARCH 2011
  • Mar 4, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond St.
  • Mar 9, 7:15, Business Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Mar 23, 7:15, Oratorical Contest & Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Mar 25, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond St.
  • Mar 27, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.

    APRIL 2011
  • Apr 8, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond St.
  • Apr 13, 7:15, Business Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Apr 23, 7:15, Easter Egg Hunt, Memorial Park next to Vipond Arena, 53 Winchester Rd.
  • Apr 24, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.
  • Apr 27, 7:15, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Apr 29, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond St.

    MAY 2011
  • May 1, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.
  • May 11, 7:30, Zone 8 Meeting, election of Lt Governor, election of officers, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • May 13, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond St.
  • May 25, 7:30, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor. Brooklin Spring Fair and parade participation preparations.
  • May 27, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond St.

    JUNE 2011
  • Jun 3-4, District Conference, Ambassador Hotel, Kingston.
  • Jun 1, 7:00, Float Preparation and Pumpkin Seed Planting, Maureen's home, 1060 Columbus Rd W., Brooklin.
  • Jun 22, 6:30, BBQ & Summer Pot Luck, Ron & Sue's, 6663 Cochrane St., north of Hwy 7.
  • Jun 26, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.

    JULY 2011
  • Jul 4-Sep 2, 9:00am, Summer Day Camp.
  • Jul 3-6, International Convention, Baltimore, MD.
  • Jul 11-29, 9:00am, Councillor in Training Program.
  • Jul 24, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.
  • Jul 27, Summer Break, no meeting.

    AUGUST 2011
  • Aug 24, 7:30, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Aug 26-28, District Convention, Blue Mountain Resort, Collingwood.
  • Aug 28, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.

    SEPTEMBER 2011
  • Sep 9, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd.
  • Sep 10, 10-5, Harvest Festival, Grasses Park, downtown. Used Book Sale, Popcorn, Crafts, hay wagon rides.
  • Sep 14, 7:30, Business Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Sep 23, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd.
  • Sep 22&23, 7:00-9:00 (auditions), Brooklin Mini Idol. Renaissance Church, 40 Vipond St. Please refer to website for rules and regulations.
  • Sep 25, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.
  • Sep 28, 7:30, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Sep 30, 7:00 (performance), Brooklin Mini Idol. Optimist Gymnasium, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd. Advance tickets only $5, available at Michael Kelly's Restaurant, Peak Health and Wellness, Edward Jones Investments.

    OCTOBER 2011
  • Oct 7, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd.
  • Oct 12, 7:30, Business Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Oct 21, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd.
  • Oct 23, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.
  • Oct 26, 6:00, Pumpkin Carving, St. Thomas Anglican Church Hall, 101 Winchester Rd. E.
  • Oct 26, 7:45, Members Meeting, St. Thomas Anglican Church Hall, 101 Winchester Rd. E.

    NOVEMBER 2011
  • Nov 4, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd. (Grades 5-8)
  • Nov 9, 7:30, Durham Region Zone 8 Optimist Meeting, Northview Community Centre, Beatrice & Ritson Rds., Oshawa.
  • Nov 18, 7:00, Youth Dance - Special Video Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd. (Grades 5-8)
  • Nov 18-19, District Conference & Leadership Training Workshop, Holiday Inn, St. Catharines.
  • Nov 23, 7:30, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Nov 27, 9:30 am, Breakfast with Santa. Multi-purpose Room, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd.
  • Nov 27, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.

    DECEMBER 2011
  • Dec 2, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd. (Grades 5-8)
  • Dec 14, 7:30, Christmas Party, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Dec 16, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd. (Grades 5-8)
  • Dec 27, 9:00am-12:00pm, Bingo at the Red Barn.

    JANUARY 2012
  • Jan 6, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd. (Grades 5-8)
  • Jan 11, 7:30, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Jan 20, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd. (Grades 5-8)
  • Jan 25, 7:30, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Jan 29, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.

    FEBRUARY 2012
  • Feb 3, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd. (Grades 5-8)
  • Feb 8, 7:30, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Feb 17, 7:00, Youth Dance. Optimist Gym, New Brooklin Community Centre & Library, 8 Vipond Rd. (Grades 5-8)
  • Feb 17-18, District Conference & Leadership Training Workshop, Holiday Inn, Markham.
  • Feb 22, 7:30, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Feb 26, 8:30pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.

    JUNE 2012
  • Jun 13, 7:30, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Jun 24, 9:00pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.
  • Jun 27, 7:30, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.

    JULY 2012
  • Jul 11, 7:30, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Jul 12-14, International Convention & Leadership Training Workshop, Marriot, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Jul 25, 7:30, Members Meeting, New Community Centre & Library, Optimist Room on the second floor.
  • Jul 22, 9:00pm-1:00am, Bingo at the Red Barn.