Helping Handbags – November 18, 2016 – 7pm – St. John’s by the Lake, St. Joseph’s

helping-handbags-poster-image_nov2016 An event being held to raise awareness of domestic violence and to fill handbags with personal items to donate to the Huron Women’s Shelter.  A fun night out with refreshments and a dynamic guest speaker.  Click here for more details.

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women Vigil – December 6th – 7pm – Lions Harbour Park – Goderichdecember-6th-image_round

A memorial event to remember women who have lost their lives to violence and in particular, the 14 women who lost their lives on December 6th at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal.  This event is being hosted by the Glee Sisters Choir and will feature music, guest speakers and a ceremonial lighting of a tree of remembrance that is lit with purple lights in honour of women impacted by violence and abuse.

Breakfast with Santa    –   December 10 2016 – Knox Presbyterian Church Goderich – 8am to 11:00am

breakfastwithsanta_poster_2016Breakfast with Santa is an event organized by friends and family members of the late Sue Munnoch.  Sue was aDSC_4589 Shelter Board Member who had a vision of this community event.   Annually Santa hears the wishes of children, a great breakfast is served and children and their families have an opportunity to create wonderful Christmas crafts and sing-a-long with carols as well as whispering your wishes into Santa’s ear.

Children – $4
Adults – $6
Families (4+) – $20


Huronsong Chorus  presents Fa La La La – December 19th – 7:30 pm – Northside United Church in Seaforthhuronsong_dec2016_jpg

Every year at Christmas time and amazing group of singers gather to put on the most festive concert – you won’t want to miss it.  Come early to get a seat. Donations are accepted at the door to support the Huron Women’s Shelter.

Annual Events

Festival of Arts & Crafts

July 7, 8, 9, 2017

Friday 12-8:00 pm, Saturday 9:00-5:00 pm, Sunday 9:004:00 pm

The Festival of Arts and Craft is held on the square in beautiful downtown Goderich. The event hosts as many as 120 crafters and artisans with beautiful hand crafted items for sale. The festival draws thousand of shoppers to the lake-side town every year. You do not want to miss the opportunity to see and purchase unique, hand-crafted items. The festival is also the largest fund raiser for Huron Women’s Shelter.

For more information, and/or for a vendor application please contact:
Brenda McEwin – Festival Coordinator at  519-955-0679 or

Take a Swing Against Violence Women’s Golf Tournament –

Wingham, June 2017

The annual “Take a Swing Against Violence” nine hole Golf Tournament is held in Wingham each June. This is a fun tournament for women to participate in as a team of 4.   This is a fundraising tournament that puts the emphasis on fun and supporting an end to violence against women and children in our community.

We also request that interested community members, businesses or individuals sponsor a hole for $100.00. We recognize all sponsors with a sign with their name on it on the course among other features.  For details or to register a team see the brochure below.

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