Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Youth Drop-In

SB&H - Youth Drop-In: "Youth Drop-In Program


SB&H, in association with Bloorview MacMillan Children's Centre, Anne Johnston Health Station, Gage Transition to Independent Living, and City of Toronto Parks & Recreation (North District), coordinates this regular event for youth ages 16-29.
The Youth Drop-In is a chance for young adults to meet and socialize.
Each event features a professional DJ, as well as a Karaoke segment, plus raffles for a variety of gift certificates.
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2005
Time: 7:00-10:00 pm
Location: Earl Bales Community Centre
(4169 Bathurst St., at Sheppard Ave.)
Cost: $3.00"

Friday, September 16, 2005

mare's eat oats

I know a ditty nutty as a fruitcake Goofy as a goon and silly as a loon Some call it pretty others call it crazy but they all sing this tune: Mairzy Doats And Dozy Doats and liddle lamzy divey A kiddley divey too, wouldn't you? Yes! Mairzy doats And Dozy Doats and liddle lamzy divey A kiddley divey too, wouldn't you? If the words sound queer, and funny to your ear, a little bit jumbled and jivey, Sing "Mares eat oats and does eat oats and little lambs eat ivy" Oh! Mairzy Doats and Dozy Doats and liddle lamzy divey A kiddley divey too, wouldn't you - oo? A kiddley divey too, wouldn't you?

Abilities Festival - A Celebration of Disability Art and Culture

Abilities Festival - A Celebration of Disability Art and Culture: "is an international artistic and cultural event showcasing excellence and the talent, vision and passion of artists with disabilities.
Join us October 27 - October 30, 2005
in Toronto, Ontario
for an event-packed four days
OPENING EVENING & DAYTIME EVENTS
Columbus Centre: 901 Lawrence Avenue West at Dufferin Street
FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT PERFORMANCES
Glenn Gould Studio: 250 Front Street West
Come and experience the richness of the exhibits and the energy of the performances. See authentic images of lived experiences transformed into compelling works of art. Take part in the workshops and then depart, inspired and stimulated by an entirely different kind of arts experience.
The more inclusive the arts can be
The more powerful the arts will be "

I Love Laughter -Right Question

Right Question

A couple I know is pregnant with their fourth child. When they were
in getting an ultrasound, the nurse asked if they wanted to know what
the baby was. The father said they would, only if it was a girl.
The nurse replied, "One of them is."

I Love Laughter - Senior Discount

Senior Discount

Our minister announced that admission to a church social
event would be six dollars per person. "However, if you're
over 65," he said, " the price will be only $5.50."

From the back of the congregation, a woman's voice rang out,
"Do you really think I'd give you that information for
only 50 cents?"

I Love Laughter - ultimate church

A rich man went to his vicar and said, "I want you and your wife to take a three-month trip to the Holy Land at my expense. When you come back, I'll have a surprise for you". The vicar accepted the offer, and he and his wife went off to the Middle East.

Three months later they returned home and were met by the wealthy parishioner, who told them that while they were gone, he had had a new church built. "It's the finest building money can buy, vicar," said the man. "No expense was spared." And he was right. It was a magnificent edifice both outside and in.

But there was one striking difference. There was only one pew, and it was at the very back. "A church with only one pew?" asked the vicar.

"You just wait until Sunday," the rich man said.

When the time came for the Sunday service, the early arrivals entered the church, filed onto the one pew and sat down. When the pew was full, a switch clicked silently, a circuit closed, the gears meshed, a belt moved and, automatically, the rear pew began to move forward. When it reached the front of the church, it came to a stop. At the same time, another empty pew came up from below at the back and more people sat down. And so it continued, pews filling and moving forwards until finally the church was full, from front to back.

"Wonderful!" said the vicar, "Marvelous!"

The service began, and the vicar started to preach his sermon. He launched into his text and, when 12 o'clock came, he was still going strong, with no end in sight. Suddenly a bell rang, and a trap door in the floor behind the pulpit dropped open.

"Wonderful!" said the congregation, "Marvelous!"

I Love Laughter - Health Crisis

Health Crisis

Old Man Dean, a miser and womanizer of some renown in the community,
at last suffered a health crisis and was rushed to hospital late one
evening.

He lay unconscious through the night, but rallied at dawn and, by and
by, was well enough to receive visitors.

A local parson, hearing of Dean's misfortune and recalling that at
one time he had been a member of his congregation, determined to make
a call. After brief pleasantries were exchanged, the preacher began
an earnest appeal for the old boy to repent, mend his ways, and
return to the flock.

The minister explained how the patient should be thankful that he was
spared, and after some lengthy pleading for the old man to repent
inquired, "Did all of your sins flash before your eyes during the
incident?"

"Don't be ridiculous," replied the defiant old man, "the attack
lasted only 6 hours!"

I Love Laughter - losers

A guy had been feeling down for so long that he finally decided to seek the aid of a psychiatrist.

He went there, lay on the couch, spilled his guts then waited for the profound wisdom of the psychiatrist to make him feel better.

The psychiatrist asked me a few questions, took some notes then sat thinking in silence for a few minutes with a puzzled look on his face.

Suddenly, he looked up with an _expression of delight and said, "Well, I think your problem is low self-esteem. It is very common among losers."

I Love Laughter - How Many?

How Many?

This is why we trail so many countries in math and geography. I was
sitting in a cafeteria recently, next to a woman who was engrossed in
her newspaper. One of the headlines blared: "12 Brazilian Soldiers
Killed." She shook her head at the sad news.

Then, turning to me, asked, "How many is a Brazilian?"

I Love Laughter - Stolen turkey

Ducking into confession with a turkey in his arms, Brian said, "Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned. I stole this turkey to feed my family. Would you take it and settle my guilt?"

"Certainly not," said the Priest. "As penance, you must return it to the one from whom you stole it."

"I tried," Brian sobbed, "but he refused. Oh, Father, what should I do?"

"If what you say is true, then it is all right for you to keep it for your family."

Thanking the Priest, Brian hurried off.

When confession was over, the Priest returned to his residence. When he walked into the kitchen, he found that someone had stolen his turkey.

Saturday, September 10, 2005

Google Earth [free]

Google Earth

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Google Earth is free for personal use. No registration is required

Friday, September 09, 2005

I Love Laughter - attraction

A man was in his usual place in the morning, sitting at the table, reading the paper after breakfast.

He came across an article about a beautiful actress who was about to marry a football player. The player was known primarily for his lack of IQ, common sense, and good looks.

He turned to his wife: "You know, I'll never understand why the biggest, ugliest jerks always get the most attractive wives."

His wife replied, "Why thank you, dear!"

No Excuse

No Excuse

On the church newsletter were these instructions - Hold this paper
close to your nose and breath deeply. If the sheet turns green, you
need to see a doctor. If it turns blue see your dentist. If it turns red
see your bank manager. If it turns black, you need to check your will,
so see your lawyer immediately. If, however, it does not change color
then there is nothing wrong with you, and there is *no* reason why
you shouldn't be in church next week.

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

SCREENING

Trinity Square Video - www.trinitysquarevideo.com:

"Adventures in Everyday LifeSun September 18th, 2005
7:00pm

Camera Bar
1028 Queen Street West
(416) 530-0011
Sunday, September 18, 2005 at 7pm and 9pm
Presented by Trinity Square Video
Tickets are $10 at the door and in advance at Camera Bar

This unique program showcases the perspectives of local documentary-makers as they record challenges in their lives and witness events in our city. Expanding and exploring the short documentary form, these artists make thought-provoking, insightful and poignant videos that combine intimate narratives, surprising aesthetics and storytelling techniques seldom seen in conventional television documentaries. Works by Adam Cohoon, Jonathan Culp, Pete Janes, Samuel Kiehoon Lee, Tullia Marcolongo and Kathleen Mullen"

CBCUnlocked: Where Canadians Connect

CBCUnlocked: Where Canadians Connect: "Canadian news and information from the people you know and trust.
This news, information and entertainment site is a free public service for Canadians, developed by locked-out employees of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. These talented journalists and performers continue to be guided by the principles of honest journalism, intelligent entertainment and public responsibility"

Monday, September 05, 2005

The Municipality of Kincardine

The Municipality of Kincardine: "Our sparkling waters and inviting, 30km stretch of sandy beaches tell a tale of deeply rooted history, linked to Ontario's rich marine heritage. Since the mid 1800's when imposing freighters and feisty steam ships first plied the local waters of the Great Lakes, the Municipality has come to symbolize a spirit of adventure in celebration of our special affinity with Lake Huron's striking ambiance and abundant natural resources"

American Red Cross - Preparing Communities for Emergencies and Keeping People Safe - Preparedness

American Red Cross - Preparing Communities for Emergencies and Keeping People Safe - Preparedness

As one of the largest non-profit organizations in the world, the American Red Cross responds to disasters in the United States and around the world every day. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the Red Cross is launching one of its largest responses ever to a national disaster, and it’s still not enough to support the needs of all the evacuees who have been forced from their homes.

Canadian Red Cross

Hurricane Katrina

In response to Hurricane Katrina which has pummelled the coast of Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi, the American Red Cross has launched its largest ever mobilization of resources for a single disaster

Canadian Red Cross

Sunday, September 04, 2005

BBC NEWS | In Depth | Hurricane Katrina

BBC NEWS | In Depth | Hurricane Katrina

very good site

CNN.com Special - Hurricane Katrina

CNN.com Specials

Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina- Canadian Red Cross

Hurricane Katrina- Canadian Red Cross: "In response to Hurricane Katrina which has pummelled the coast of Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi, the American Red Cross has launched its largest ever mobilization of resources for a single disaster. "

FM 102 Radio CKNX Wingham

FM 102 Radio CKNX Wingham

On FM102, the main focus is music while still providing hourly newscasts and information that Mid-Western Ontario listeners have come to rely on. Broadcasting 24 hours a day at 100 thousand watts, we serve the listeners of Grey, Bruce, Huron, Perth and Wellington counties.

NPR : Podcast Directory

NPR : Podcast Directory: "NPR Podcasts include selections from Morning Edition, All Things Considered and other award-winning programs from NPR and partner organizations."

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