What's Happening January 25 -31, 2016

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The worship service on Sunday, January 31 will be The Healing Power of Laughter with
special guest, Melissa Holland, Director of Dr. Clown with music by Sandra Hunt and Maider Martineau. The trained clown artists of Dr. Clown bring comic relief and healing to children in the hospital and elders in nursing homes. Melissa Holland, one of the organization’s founding members joins us to tell her story and the story of her organization, Jovia Foundation.

Besides our weekly scheduled Play Group and Parts in Peace rehearsal, Yellow Door choir will put on two nights of concerts on January 29 and 30. Students of Gary Russell and Sandra Hunt will be performing on Sunday, January 31 at 4:30 for a free recital.

Tuesday, January 26 & Thursday, January 28
Play Group, 10:00 am - 12 pm, Nursery

We welcome children under five on a drop-in basis accompanied by a caregiver. Pack a snack for your child. Coffee is provided. Open to all. No charge but a donation of $3/session/family is suggested. Contact Melani Litwack, 514-775-2043

Thursday, January 28, 7 pm
Parts in Peace Choir Rehearsal

Join us for choir rehearsal with Maider Martineau, our new choir director. Come and participate in this loving and supportive mini-community, which participates once a month in Sunday morning services.

Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30, 7:30 pm
Yellow Door Concerts: “Close to Home/Bien de Chez Nous”

This concert showcases local talent, including special arrangements by composers Linda Morrison and Jason Noble, as well as arrangements of songs by Canadian icons Loreena McKennitt and Stan Rogers. We reprise the old favourite “A la Claire Fontaine” and liven up things with the “Island Spinning Song,” arranged by Canadian Composer Donald Patriquin. We also feature local Jazz pianist Chad Linsley. Please join us as we raise money to support “Vie autonome – Montreal” a local organization that supports people with disabilities to lead independent lives. Tickets are $20/$15 for students and seniors and are available from any Yellow Door Choir member or at the door.

Sunday, January 31
Student Recital, 4:30 pm
A recital by piano students of Sandra Hunt and cello students of Gary Russell present a short recital on Sunday afternoon. Admission is free! Refreshments after the event. Contact Sandra Hunt, 514-484-5559