Thursday, 25 March 2021

 NOTICE: Please check out the info on our fundraisers in 2022

Go To Pearls & Lace  ------- both shows are in 2022 @ Goodwood Community Centre

Pearls & Lace Craft Show the first Sat on November 05-2022 
& The Antigue Sale and Craft show on July 16 
Both in the Goodwood Community Centre Durham 21 (Goodwood Road) & Hwy 47

@ The Foster 
     We have an exciting fundraiser that will be held at every concert in 2022 with lots of prizes for everyone.


Due to Covid  we will not hold concerts at the Thomas Foster Memorial during 2021

Sunday, 3 November 2019

NOTICE: The Thomas Foster Memorial is completely Wheel Chair Accessible 

Updated July 2020

The Friends of the Thomas Foster Memorial invite you to join us at the magnificent Thomas Foster Memorial, the most unique and beautiful building in all of North America.

When Thomas Foster built his dream he envisioned a building full of people,music and fellowship, and the Friends of the Thomas Foster Memorial committee are fulfilling Thomas' dream and holding concerts every Friday night starting in May and ending in September. Each concert is 7:30-8:30 pm., with the admission a donation all residents can enjoy the concerts with local and professional guest entertainers.

We also have a fabulous Jazz & Blues concert in October on a Sunday at 1:30 pm as well as the Ladies of the Foster on a Sunday in November at 1:30 reading Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol" and a sing-a-long of seasonal music with the audience

This is your invitation to join us and share in Thomas' dream and enjoy exceptional entertainment.

Updated 2020
To book a tour at the Foster Memorial in May-June-Sept-Oct-  please call 905-640-3966 or [email protected]

In July & August
The Hours for walk-in-tours 11:30-4:30 on Wed, Thurs, Friday, Sat. Sunday in July & August
Open July Can Day & Aug Civic Holiday 11:30-4:00
No Booking ahead required on these times, days or months.

Do you enjoy music and concerts?
Join the Friends of the Foster Memorial Committee & as a volunteer join us at our concerts on Friday Nights.
Come out to a concert to enjoy the best entertainment.

Check out the Pearls & Lace Craft show- (For more info click on Pearls & Lace in the top bar)
Booking tables now

Purchase a plaque in memory of a loved one or with your family name to be put on one of the original Foster chairs please contact [email protected] or 905-640-3966

You can purchase our book "The Jewel on the Hill"  or the CD Handel Sonatas which was recorded at the Foster,by calling or attending one of our concerts on a Friday night from May to Sept.

The Jewel on the Hill is the first and only book written about the Foster and it is a beautifully illustrated work of art and the perfect gift for that special person or the perfect addition to your library.

The Foster Memorial Will Open For the Season On May 7th 2021

Every Friday night from May to Sept. 7:30-8:30 the Foster holds a concert 
(Admission is a donation at the door) >
Each Friday there is a different entertainer, classical, acoustic guitar, alternative folk, popular, Broadway, musicals etc
See "Program" for the lists of 2021 entertainers

In July & August the Memorial is open for Tours on Wed, Thurs, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11:30 am-4:30 pm (11:30-1:30 3rd Sun. July)
There is a $5.00 per person charge children under 12 accompanied by an adult are free

OPEN: Monday July Canada Day & August Civic day
11:30 am -4:30 pm (11:30-1:30 3rd Sun. July) 
We are open May, June, Sept. for tours by appointment only call 

Special programs
 Sunday October   
Jazz & Blues concert 1:30 pm
Check out "Programs" for a listing of entertainers

Sunday November  (3rd Sunday of Nov) 
Ladies of the Foster 1:30 pm 
Reading Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol”
Seasonal sing- a-long with Jane Loewen 

Meditations are offered for Women and Men
Relax with the Crystal sound meditation with Quartz bowls and Crystal Harp.
Call for Info & to register 
[email protected]

Fundraiser for the Foster
The Jewel on the Hill
The first & only book written about the Foster
Beautifully Illustrated 
Perfect gift for that special person 
 Special price @ the Concerts or contact
905-640-3966 or [email protected]

Handel Sonatas CD 
By James Warburton & Ann Balmer 
Flute & Cello
Recorded live at the Foster 
Special Price @ the Concerts or contact
[email protected] 905-640-3966

If you would like more info on our special program of adopting a chair in memory of a loved one or family name
call 905-640-3966 or [email protected] 

For  Cemetery Info call 647-467-7557