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Talent and Recycled Fashion Show

Thunderbird Child and Family Centre
Longlac

August 5  - Talent and Recycled Fashion Show
1:30 -3:30 pm
153 Kenogami Road, Longlac

Sing a song, Juggle, Dance, etc. whatever your talent is, we want to see it. Or, show off your best recycled fashion with a plastic bag outfit, duct tape suit, or juice box hat etc.

This event is for all community members of Greenstone and open to children 0-12 years old. Covid protocols will be in place so we ask that you bring your own water bottle and/or snacks. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather. There is no fee for this event, only fun!

 

 

 

Nipigon Blueberry Blast

Mark your Calendars – the Nipigon Blueberry Blast is Weekend of August 6, 7, 8 no entry fees music and events start Friday evening at the legion,  Saturday and Sunday all day music and entertainment at the Nipigon Marina 10-4  there’s  Pancake Breakfast Saturday at the Nipigon Legion 8:30-11

A Superior Adventure

In collaboration with the Nipigon, Dorion and Red Rock Public Libraries, participate in A Superior Adventure this summer!
Get out and explore the hiking trails and locations in your communities of Dorion/Hurkett, Red Rock, Nipigon and Lake Helen!
Participate in monthly and some weekly, challenges and submit to RockingLibraries@gmail.com for your chance to win prizes, generously sponsored by community businesses.
Program details – including monthly challenges, prizes, and sponsors; are available online and through your library.  Check out your library’s websites and Facebook pages for information!
Contact your public library in Red Rock, Dorion or Nipigon for more details!

St John Ambulance Spring Into Summer Draw 2021

Rock 94, 91.5 CKPR, Energy 103 104 and CFNO are proud to support the St John Ambulance Spring Into Summer Draw 2021

Wednesday, August 25 at 2pm at St John Ambulance

1st Prize: Recreational World RV- 2021 Forest River Grey Wolf 29TE Travel Trailer Estimated Retail Value: $41,097 (includes taxes, license and document fees)

2nd Prize: J&J Sports- Honda EU3000iS Inverter RV Generator with 6 Year Warranty Estimated Retail Value: $3,309.76 (includes taxes)

3rd Prize: Wilderness Supply- Systems Radar 115 series Fishing Kayak  Power and pedal capabilities with an Aquabound Stingray FG paddle Estimated Retail Value: $2,211.41 (includes taxes)

Grand Prize Draw: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.  All draws will be held at St. John Ambulance, 518 Fort William Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 2Z8.
Early Bird Draws - All early bird winners are eligible for all subsequent draws. To be eligible for all 9 draws, tickets must be purchased 48 hours prior to the first draw.

Only 10,000 tickets printed- ON SALE NOW at St John Ambulance only!

First Early Bird Draw Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:00 p.m. • Making memories with KOA! Thunder Bay KOA Family Camping Package. Two night stay at KOA including a deluxe cabin rental for a family of four. Package includes driving range, mini golf and firewood.  Total retail value $550. • St. John Ambulance Family First Aid Kit and a Standard First Aid with Level A CPR and AED Course. Total retail value $187.40 • Chaltrek Work & Play Outdoors Gift Certificate worth $100

Second Early Bird Draw Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 2:00 p.m. • Kashabowie River Resort - Enjoy a 4 night stay for 4 guests in one of our fabulous cabins on Lake Shebandowan. Prize also includes a boat and motor rental. Total retail value $1,000. • KBM Outdoor Ultimate Hiking Package  Contents includes: Fenix 3 Multi Sport Training GPS Watch, Mil-Spex Assault Back Pack, Fox Sonic Whistle, Compac Ice Survival Ice Claws, Coghlan’s Pocket Sierra Saw, Coghlan’s Chow-Kit, Ben’s Insect Repellant, Double Signal Flare Launch & Flares, North 49 LED Head Lamp, KBM Hoodie & Toque. Total Retail Value $985.38 including HST. • D&R Sporting Goods Fishing Package - Prize includes 2 rods, 2 reels, 2 life jackets and a $25 gift certificate. Total retail value $250

Lottery Licence number: M835578
 

TOPS - Longlac

TOPS – take off pounds sensibly – weight loss support group meets Tuesday’s at the Longlac Senior’s Centre. Weigh in begins at 4:30p, meeting at 5p – Everyone welcome

Manitouwadge Food Bank


The  Manitouwadge Food Bank is OPEN EACH Weds 1:30-3:30& Closed the LAST Weds of each Month. Food emergency ? Call Carol B 826-4326

 

Wake the Giant Music Fest

Rock 94, 91.5 CKPR, Energy 103 104 and CFNO are proud to be Media Sponsors of Wake the Giant Music Fest!

Saturday, September 18, 2021
12pm-11pm

Wake the Giant Music Festival is back! The world-class event that celebrates inclusivity and Indigenous culture will make a loud return to the stage in Thunder Bay, Ontario on Saturday, September 18th.
The-lineup is stacked with artists from all genres, promising a parade of hits, including headliners Jessie Reyez, Third Eye Blind and Loud Luxury, joined by William Prince, iskwe, DJ Shub, Northern Cree, Nick Sherman, and Jingle Dress Dancers.
The festival will also include celebrity appearances, a live art installation, cultural performances, and an Indigenous Craft Market.
Wake The Giant is a cultural awareness project in Thunder Bay aimed at building understanding and showing Indigenous people that they are valued members of the Thunder Bay community. The music festival is a celebration of all cultures with a specific focus on Indigenous people and promoting Indigenous musicians.
Wake the Giant Music Festival may be subject to attendance limitations based on Covid-19 restrictions on the day of the concert. All ticket holders agree to follow all Covid-19 health guidelines at the Festival. In the event that Covid-19 restrictions force us to cancel, all ticket holders will have the option of a full refund or keeping their tickets for the following year.
Wake the Giant is an alcohol free event.

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!!!!

https://www.universe.com/events/wake-the-giant-music-festival-tickets-LXFHMW

Area AA Meeting

Area AA Meeting – Open Door Group, Thunderbird Child Y Family centre, 153 Kenogmai Road, Longlac. Fridays 7p.m. Contact 854-6891

RED ROCK LIBRARY

The Red Rock Public Library book return box (located within Municipal building lobby) will not be accessible during the province-wide closure. Please keep your books and return once we open.

And if you need books or resources, don't forget you can access digital copies at Overdrive/Libby, learn a language at Mango, find information at Britannica Encyclopedia. Access these databases and many more online resources at redrock.olsn.ca you just need your 8-digit library card number. Email rrocklib@gmail.com if you live in Red Rock and need a library card, don't know what your card number is, or need help using any of these databases. And follow us on Facebook for even more links and updates!

Geraldton Chamber of Commerce Meeting

Geraldton District Chamber of Commerce meets the second Thursday of the month at 6:30p in the meeting room at the Elsie Dugard Public Library. Members are invited to attend.

Longlac Chamber of Commerce

Longlac Chamber of Commerce meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30p in the Longlac Tourist Information Centre. All members invited.

HAND-I-VAN

The Red Rock Golden Club Hand-i-van services are available for return transportation to Thunder Bay from Red Rock or Nipigon. COVID 19 safety procedures are in place. To book transportation and for costs call the Red Rock Township 886-2245

Longlac Tops

Longlac Tops
Tops  take off pounds sensibly – weight loss support group meets Tuesday’s at the Longlac Senior’s Centre. Weigh-ins begins at 4:30p, meeting at 5:00p. Everyone is welcome.

Seniors Services Van - Marathon

Seniors Services Van - Marathon
Available to persons in Marathon  who require accessible transportation and all person age 55 and older. The van operates Mondays, Tuesday, and Thursday from 9:30am until 4:30p to attend health and related appointments and wellness programs. a nominal fee will apply but no one will be denied service due  to inability to pay. Call now to register – 229-1740 ext 278 to book your ride