December 2 2016

Winnipeg Bud, Spud & Steak Fundraiser

December 2, 2016 / 6:00 pm / Winnipeg

The Manitoba Centre for Craniofacial Difference is planning their 8th Annual Bud, WHAT: Bud, Spud & Steak Fundraiser DATE: Friday December 2/2016 TIME: 6:00pm-9:00pm (CT) LOCATION: Tijuana Yacht Club: Canad Inns Destination Centre ADDRESS: Polo Park, 1405 St Matthews Ave, Winnipeg, MB SUPPORTING: ABOUTFACE COST: $20/ticket Come out and meet our families, our Craniofacial Team and Special Guests this year.... ABOUTFACE! Enjoy dinner, refreshments and entertainment! Bring your colleagues, friends and family…Make it a night out! Silent Auction, Door prizes and 50/50 Draw All proceeds supporting AboutFace and individuals with Facial Difference Tickets on sale now for $20.00.  Can’t make it? No worries... how about supporting us with a $10 donation ticket? Get your tickets now by: Calling:  Cindy (204) 787-2207 Email: *If you or someone you know would like to make a prize donation to our Silent Auction, please call Cindy to arrange donation drop off or pick up.


GTA Holiday Potluck

December 4, 2016 / 1:00 pm / Toronto

Join your AboutFace community and friends for a fun afternoon potluck. See your camp buddies, meet some new families, connect with other AF members! WHAT: 4th Annual GTA Holiday Potluck Social Event WHERE: 300 Balliol Street, Toronto (Party Room on main floor of Condo) WHEN: Sunday, December 4th, 2016;  1-4pm WHO: All ages (kids, teens, adults, etc.), family members (and allies too) COST: Free (more…)


Ally Event: SickKids ‘Treble Cleft’ Choir for Kids with Facial Differences

December 8, 2016 / 6:00 pm / Toronto

SickKids Hospital is hosting an event for current/former patients of SickKids' cleft and/or craniofacial program. Come Sing With Us! Join the 'Treble Cleft' Choir!!! Once a month on Thursdays, 6-7pm in Marnie's Studio.  RSVP to Farah Sheikh, Social Worker - 416.813.6795 or Rehearsal Dates Oct 13 Nov 10 Dec 8 Jan 12 Feb 9 Mar 9 Apr 13 May 11 June 8


Adult Workshop Call

December 12, 2016 / 8:00 pm

*Note that this month's call will be on a MONDAY (Dec 12th) 8-9pm (EST). This workshop conference call series is designed specifically for adults with a facial difference. The purpose of these calls is to:

  • Provide an opportunity to connect with other adults who can relate to your experiences and feelings
  • Provide useful information, strategies and ideas
  • Provide a safe and trusting place to share and learn
  • Share life experiences (more…)


April 25 2017

Ally Event: 2016/17 SickKids Cleft Lip and Palate Newborn/Toddler Parent Group

April 25, 2017 / 12:00 am / Toronto

Come join our parent group to meet other families, share experiences and learn from our team members. The Hospital for Sick Children 555 University Avenue, Room 1250, Elm Wing Please RSVP: Farah Sheikh  (Social Worker) 416.813.6795 The Cleft Lip and Palate Program: Start to Finish     Fri Oct 28, 2016 Cindy Guernsey, Nurse Coordinator        10am – 11:30am   Early Speech and Language Development    Tues Feb 28, 2017 Simone Fischbach, Speech & Language Pathologist           Noon – 1:30pm   Healthy Nutrition & Oral Feeding Veronika Langos, Registered Dietitian    Tues April 25, 2017 Kate Turner, Occupational Therapist                 1pm – 3pm


Ally Event: Jaw Surgery Information Session

June 17, 2017 / 1:00 pm / Toronto

For patients and families of the Cleft Lip/Palate & Craniofacial Programs

SickKids Hospital

Meet The Team

Craniofacial Surgeon, Nurse Coordinator, Dietitian, Orthodontist, Speech-Language Pathologist, Social Worker and Patient   Thursday June 8, 2017

1:00 to 3:00pm

Daniel’s Hollywood Theatre 1st Floor – Elm Wing, SickKids Hospital (take the elevators by Shoppers Drug Mart to 1st floor) Please register your child in the Plastic Surgery Clinic prior to attending the session. To Register Contact: Farah Sheikh (416) 813-6795 Sponsored by the SickKids Cleft Lip/Palate and Craniofacial Programs


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