Algonquin’s Event Management – Fundraising Events

Candlelighters is very pleased to be working with the students at Algonquin College’s Event Management program. The students together in groups are working hard to plan virtual fundraising events coming up in March. Candlelighters along with the Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre are fortunate to benefit from the proceeds. Please consider attending an upcoming virtual fundraising event.

Dim Sum & Give Some

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Pull out your chopsticks on Thursday, March 24, from 7-9 pm for an authentic Asian experience “DimSum & Give Some.” This virtual event offers you the chance to learn from seasoned chefs how to prepare and enjoy sumptuous Asian cultural dishes. Discover the history and ingredients of China’s Dim Sum, follow a step-by-step guided lesson and concoct delicious Japanese sushi rolls, become captivated by our Vietnamese dessert demonstration. Then grip those chopsticks for a lesson that reveals the sizes, shapes and textures of chopsticks, whilst you enjoy the fresh sushi rolls you just prepared, all while relaxing and enjoying soft traditional music, together with stories from one of the oldest cultures in the world.

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“The Five Amigos” – Friday Fiesta

Friday, March 25, 2022

Hola Amigos! Join us for Friday Fiesta on Friday, March 25, 2022, at 7:00 pm EST! Feel the pounding Mexican heat from the comfort of your home during this exciting virtual event. Cook-along with our chef to prepare and savor two tasty appetizers, bursting with flavors in every creamy and crunchy bite. Learn how to concoct an authentic Mexican lime margarita to sip along with your delicious appetizers. Dance your way through the night to melodic Latin beats during our Salsa class. Bring your competitive spirit to play Mexican-themed trivia for some fun prizes! Feel the beat of Mexican themed music through a vibrant Salsa performance.

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Art Under The Stars

Saturday, March 26, 2022

Join us on Saturday, March 26th, 2022, from 6:30 – 8:30pm for Art Under The Stars, a virtual fundraiser, to explore unconventional art forms using the night sky as our muse. Follow along as our talented chef demonstrate how to design a terrestrial charcuterie board and cocktail. Your journey through the cosmos begins as you learn how to paint ethereal beauty onto wine glasses, guided by our glass painting artist. Create your very own celestial make-up art, directed by our talented cosmetologist. A pointillist artist will walk you through the steps of single dot painting to reveal the starry sky in all its splendour.

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Zenergy: An Evening of Wellness and Renewal

Sunday, March 27, 2022

Join us on Sunday, March 27, 2022 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm for Zenergy: An Evening of Wellness & Renewal. Spring… the perfect time for awakening and making time for yourself, a new start. Relaxation begins with a soothing aromatherapy crash course, highlighting scents of fresh eucalyptus, calming lavender, and zesty orange peel. Grab your journals and learn how crystals can help bring balance to your mind, body, and soul with “Crystals 101: a beginner’s guide to energy healing”. Next, participate in an uplifting self love workshop that will leave you feeling inspired. Set a positive intention and let our intuitive tarot card reading motivate you to #liveyourbestlife. Comfort foods bring a sense of calm, and our galaxy themed sweet and salty snacks will be sure to please. Guests will receive a step-by-step guide to prepare these delicious treats in advance of our wellness evening.

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Join us for a virtual fundraising event in support of Candlelighters!

Stay tuned for more information about other upcoming events that support Candlelighters.