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Marathon - Classic Championship Wrestling

Classic Championship Wrestling is coming to the Marathon Moose Lodge Live on July 25th at 8pm! Tickets are $25 for Adults, and $20 for kids! Order your tickets at WWW.CCW.TICKIT.CA

Live Professional Wrestling

Don't miss the Live Professional Wrestling  on Thursday July 25th.  at the Moose Lodge in Marathon.

Show starts at 8p.m.

Tickets $25 Adults - Kids $20

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Traditional Corn Roast - Geraldton

The Thunderbird Friendship Centre along with the Ontario Native Women’s Association in conjunction with Greenstone Gold Mines present a “Traditional Corn Roast”

Friday, July 26th at the MacLeod Provincial Park from 10 am until 2 pm.

Transportation available at 10 am.

Bus pick up and drop off locations…..

Geraldton, thunderbird friendship Centre, 301 Beamish Ave.
Longlac…Greenstone Satellite Office, 153 Kenogami Dr.

For information call Chantal 854-1060 ext 205


30th Annual Sick Kids Golf Tournament-Marathon

Marathon OPP present the “30th Annual Sick Kids Golf Tournament”

Sunday, July 28th at the  Peninsula Golf Club in Marathon.

10:30 registration at the Clubhouse, Firecracker start at 11 am.

It’s four person best ball format.

Cost $50 per player which includes 9 holes of golf, dinner with the all the fixings, prizes and a great time.

For more information or to pre-registration call 229-0220 or 228-1227


Terrace Bay Dragfest

Rock 94, 91.5 CKPR, Energy 103 104 and CFNO are proud to support Superior Classics Car Club Dragfest at the Terrace Bay Drag fest Aug 2-4

Catch the 2019 Superior Classics Car Club Dragfest at the Terrace Bay Drag fest – August 2nd  through 4th.

Spectator Pricing
Daily Admission Fees
Friday - $10.00
Saturday - $20.00
Sunday - $20.00
All children under the age of 12 are free as long as they are accompanied by an adult'

Racing Times
Friday - 12 noon - 8:00 pm Time Trials
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Time Trials
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 am Times Trials
Sunday 1:00 pm Eliminations Start

Car Show
Open to all Special Interest Vehicles and/or Collector Vehicles. Must pay general admission entrance fee, no additional car show entry fee.
To enter proceed to Competitors Entry Gate

Handicap Parking available to those that meet the requirements. Proceed to the Competitors Gate and follow the directions of the attendants.
Motorcycle parking available at the Competitors Kiosk.
General Parking available free of charge. Follow the Spectator Parking sign and the direction of the attendants.

For more info visit

8th Annual Wawa Dragway

CFNO is proud to support the Wawa Dragway with the 8th Annual Provost Northern Nationals

August 9th to the 11th, feel the power at the 8th Annual Provost Northern Nationals, presented by Northern Lights Ford!

Super charged excitement returns to the Wawa Dragway with the 8th Annual Provost (pro-vo) Northern Nationals!
Along with all the drag racing action, you will experience Jordan Parniak’s Alcohol Funny Car, Diesel Dave’s Nostalgia Too Alcohol Funny Car, and Rick Reams’ 1950 Bullet Nose Studebaker Firetruck Wheel Stander!
There will also be a fireworks display Friday, a live performance by Soundcheck Saturday night, and inflatable jumping castles for kids of every age all weekend!
Day and weekend passes available online at

Thunder Bay Bordercats Baseball 2019 Season

CFNO is proud to support the Thunder Bay Bordercats Baseball 2019 Season.

May 28- August 11 ( Regular Season)

MEGA Mondays
All You Can Eat (hot dogs, hamburgers, sausages, chicken sandwiches + fountain pop)
$32 (includes $14 3rd Base Party Deck ticket)
TOONIE Tuesdays
$2 Kids Tickets
$2 Pizza Slices
$2 Pop
WEENIE Wednesdays
$1 Hot Dogs
THIRSTY Thursdays
$5 Tall Boys from Sleeping Giant Brewery
$4 Italian Sausage/Meatball Subs
STEAK, SPUD & A BUD Saturdays
8 oz Steak, Baked Potato & a Budweiser Tall Boy
$35 (includes $14 3rd Base Party Deck ticket)
4 Grandstand Tickets, 4 Hot Dogs, 4 Popcorn/Old Dutch Chips, 4 Fountain Pop
All prices include HST.

Season Tickets- For all 36 regular season home games!
Adult: $299 + HST
Senior (60+) $249 + HST
Student (with student ID card): $249 + HST
Children (includes FREE Border Cat Kids Club Membership): $159.29 + HST
• guaranteed the same grandstand seat for all 36 home games
• 20% off Border Cats team merchandise
• free general admission ticket to away games at all NWL ballparks, subject to seat availability
• priority seating for all 2019 Border Cats home playoff games
• first right to renew your seat for the 2020 season

GAME DAY TICKETS- Grandstand/Party Decks/1st Base Bleachers
Adult: $14.00
Senior (60+): $12.00
Students (with student ID card): $12.00
Children (4-12): $5.00
Infants (3 and under): FREE
FLEX PACKS- Vouchers for grandstand seats – pick the game and pick your seats!
10 ticket vouchers – $99 + HST
Box Office Hours:
(located on 3rd base side on Lisgar St.)
10 am – bottom of the 5th inning
Monday – Friday 11 am – 3 pm
Baseball Buddies:

If you have a baseball team; young or old, that would like to run out onto the field with the
Border Cat players during the performance of the anthems, we would like to make it happen for you.
Free game tickets to Port Arthur Stadium for a team of 15 (including Players and Coaches)
Players must proudly wear their Team Jersey on the field
Name Recognition announcements during your special night
Meet and Greet with Border Cats players and coaches
Maximum 1 team per game
Dates are booked on a first come, first serve basis
Please email for more information and available dates!
Group Outings:

Adults – $30
Children – $20
Includes choice of the following 2 food items each: hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, sausages and chicken sandwiches. Plus side salad & bottle of pop/water.
Price includes game ticket.

Adults – $35
Children – $25
Includes choice of the following 2 food items each: pulled pork sandwiches or beef on a bun.
Plus side salad & bottle of pop/water.
Price includes game ticket.

For groups of 50 or more, please contact the Border Cats office at 766-2287 to inquire about special food packages from Salt & Pepper Catering, with options for other barbeque items including pig roast.
Group outing prices include HST.

Birthday Parties:

Parties start at $250- included 10 children & 2 adults ( additional children are $20 each)

Parties include:
-game admission
-kids zone access
-pizza party
-private area off first base side
-custom invitations
-meet the players
-opportunity to throw the first pitch
-Bordercats T-Shirt for the birthday boy/girl

Call 767-CATS to book your birthday party!
Bat Girl/Bat Boy
Becoming a Border Cats Bat Boy/Bat Girl
The Bat Boy/Bat Girl is an integral part of the Border Cats team. They ensure that all players’ on-field needs are met so everyone can play their best and give our fans a great show!
As a Bat Boy/Bat Girl you will get to meet and talk with the players and coaches; learn inside tips on what “pro ball’ is all about and see each and every play from on the field.
You provide;
· Baseball Pants & Proper Shoes
· Must have basic knowledge of baseball
· Min. age 8 yrs. old (League Rules)
· Must be available to work entire game
· Arrive 1/2 Hour Before Start Time
We provide;
· Light Snack During Game
· Helmet & Jersey
This job is not for everyone – the Bat Boy/Bat Girl position is a demanding job requiring stamina and a positive attitude. Every day holds a unique experience often with tight timelines, so Bat Boys/Girls need to be smart, dependable, alert, and flexible. Bat Boys/Girls may see and hear things from adult players that may be inappropriate for children. Prospective applicants and their parents must be aware that these things do occur, and should consider this prior to making application.
Host Families:
Benefits of Being a Border Cats Host Family:
• Each member of your immediate family will receive FREE season tickets
• 20% off all merchandise from the Cat Shack
• Passes for the entire family to any away Northwoods League game
• Host Family Appreciation Night at end of season
• The player will be a positive role model for your children
• You will be more involved with the community
• You will have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the future of a young man
• You might be getting to know a future Major League Baseball star

For more info including schedule/ team roster/ stats/ standings/teams visit :

17th annual Live from the Rock Folk Festival

CFNO is proud to support the 17th annual Live from the Rock Folk Festival

Aug 9-11 in Red Rock

Three days of entertainment on four stages, including Juno nominated Roxanne Potvin, Canadian roots legend Ken Whiteley, Maori dance and world roots group Mama Mihirangi & the Mareikura, as well as local favourites Ron Kanutski, Robin Ranger, Hunt & Gather, and more!

Adult (19+) - $90
Senior (65+)/Youth (13-18) - $80
Child (5-12) - $25
Children 4 and under are free.

Camping Pass:
$20, available at the Gate only. 
Children 12 and under camp free!

***The campground is pet free. There are a variety of pet boarding options in the Nipigon, Pass Lake and Thunder Bay area. Please search the Internet to find the one which suits you and your four-legged friend the best!***

For tickets and information, visit


Terrace Bay Lighthouse Festival

CFNO is proud to support The Terrace Bay Lighthouse Festival

Friday, August 16 from 12:00pm to 1:00am.

Last year’s Lighthouse Street Festival was a huge success and this year we are looking to making it even better!!!

Events include –  Clowns, Inflatables, Zorb Balls, New! Cannon Blaster! Sidewalk Sales, Street Market, Fundraiser Bingo, Strong Men Demo,  Live DJ – Santi Sounds, Live Bands – EDLA and Plan B! Beer gardens and much more!

On Stage starting at 6:00pm and opening the evening is Plan B from Thunder Bay!  
Closing out the evening on stage is EDLA from Thunder Bay!
Playing music all day is our local DJ – Mario Figliomeni – Santi Sounds

Local Food at the Festival:
Stop in at our local restaurants and bar lounges for some local food specials and drinks!
Drifter’s Restaurant, Wah’s Restaurant, Red Dog Lounge, Subway, Mo & Jo’s Lighthouse Variety and food vendors – Golden Rail and Taste of India!

Business Sidewalk Sales & Street Market:
Stop by our local businesses for the special Sidewalk Sale deals of the day!
Street Market – visit the many artisans and local groups around the plaza!

Fun in the Park:
Inflatables – Fun-Tastic Castles are known for their huge castles which always result in smiles! We have gone bigger and expanded hours this year!
Zorb Balls & Cannon Blaster – provided by Ultimate Parties from Thunder Bay!  The Zorb Balls were a hit last year, and we have added the new Cannon Blaster this year!  Fun for all ages!

Strong Men Demo by Nexus Health & Fitness:
7:00pm on Simcoe Plaza!  Come out and watch the Strong Men & Women Competitors from Nexus Health & Fitness, Thunder Bay demo strong man events!  Plus they are holding a fundraiser for our local Ski Hill for $5 per child, they will load a car with as many possible participants and then local competitor Shawn Pope and his Coach, Kyle Rayner will lift the car!!

McCausland Hospital Fundraiser BINGO:
1:00pm in the Beer Gardens!  More details to follow!
Lighthouse Raffle Draw:
The 50/50 Raffle Draw is back this year!  Tickets $2 each or 3 for $5.  Advance Tickets available at the Terrace Bay Community Centre Office!  Tickets will be sold at the Lighthouse Festival!
Draw Date:  Friday August 16 at 10:00pm – Beer Gardens
Designated Drivers & Bus Available:
Schreiber Shuttle starts at 9pm, 10pm, 11pm, 12am & last bus at 1am.  Starts at Drifters Parking Lot and drops off at Schreiber Voyageur. Please Drink Responsibly and Have Fun!

31st annual Winnie’s Hometown Festival

CFNO is proud to support the 31st annual Winnie’s Hometown Festival

Aug 16-18 in White River

Join us to celebrate the annual Winnie The Pooh Hometown Festival.

All ages are welcome.

Enjoy a fun filled weekend of Live entertainment during our trade show,  inflatable bouncers, fireworks display, block party, parades and much more. 

It is a great weekend to gather with family and friends for a memorable experience

Wawa 2019 Salmon Derby

Wawa's Superior Sporting Event is reeling in a 37th year - August 23rd to 25th! It's the annual Wawa Salmon Derby - your chance at numerous cash and merchandise prizes, including $6000 cash for the largest salmon. Or register by July 15th for your chance to reel in the early bird prize of a fly-in fishing trip for two with Errington's Wilderness Vacations via Hawk Air! Register now! For more info, call Buck's Marina at 1-877-273-3319, or visit! Wawa's Superior Sporting Event, the 37th Annual Wawa Salmon Derby - August 23rd to 25th!

Are you impacted by multiple myeloma?

We’re looking for volunteers to coordinate the 2019 Multiple Myeloma March and/or the local support group.

Being a Myeloma Support Group Facilitator gives you the opportunity to meet and exchange with others who are facing similar challenges, seek information and resources and find support.

As a Multiple Myeloma March Leader, you will be part of our signature event, a 5km walk in communities across the country to increase awareness and raise funds for clinical research, for accelerated access to new, and gamechanging therapies for Canadians.

If you are interested, please contact us at, or call 1 888 798-5771.


Red Rock Interpretive Centre

CFNO is proud to support the Red Rock Interpretive Centre

Discover the Red Rock Interpretive Centre

Located at 7 Park Road,  Red Rock ON. (Red Rock Marina Building) Phone: 807-886-2862   

Open now until September 30 , 7 days a week

Come experience the exciting new interactive exhibits at the  Red Rock Interpretive Centre this summer.

Take an underwater tour of the Lake Superior NMCA in a virtual submarine to explore the shipwreck and fish!

Learn about “Camp R, Prisoner of War Camp, see the nature exhibit including Milton the Huge Bull Moose and a Black Bear Cub.

Enjoy the splash pad, board walk, kayak park, large wooden outdoor log drive sculpture and viewing scopes!

Visit for more information.


Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020

February 25-29, 2020

CFNO is proud to support the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020

February 25-29, 2020

The Special Olympics Canada Winter Games will be held in Thunder Bay February 25-29, 2020 at various locations throughout the city.

About Special Olympics Canada:
Established in 1969, the Canadian chapter of this international movement is dedicated to enriching the lives of Canadians with an intellectual disability through the transformative power and joy of sport. Operating out of sport clubs in 12 provincial and territorial Chapters, this grassroots movement reaches beyond the sphere of sport to empower individuals, change attitudes and build communities. From two-year-olds to mature adults, more than 45,000 athletes with an intellectual disability are registered in Special Olympics year-round programs across Canada. They are supported by more than 21,000 volunteers, including more than 16,000 trained coaches.

About the Games:
1200 athletes, coaches, managers and mission staff
800 friends and family
500 volunteers
60 technical officials
50 special Olympics Canada family and sponsors
8 events
5 days

Alpine Skiing- taking place at Loch Lomand
Cross Country Skiing- taking place at Kamview Nordic Centre
Curling- taking place at Fort William Curling Club
Figure Skating- taking place at Thunder Bay Tournament Centre
Floor Hockey- taking place at Lakehead University C.J Sanders Fieldhouse
Snowshoeing- taking place at Chapples Golf Course
Speed Skating- taking place at Delany Arena
Five-Pin Bowling- taking place at Galaxy Lanes

The Opening Ceremonies of the 2020 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games will be held on Tuesday, February 25 at the Fort William Gardens,  where they will kick off the festivities by showcasing the true spirit of the Special Olympics movement.
A full event schedule of each event can be found at

Draft an Athlete
Sponsor a special Olympics athlete. Make a dream
The Draft an Athlete program helps support the cost for each and every athlete, one at a time. A $500 donation will draft one athlete to participate in the games, but more importantly nit will let one athlete live their dream of participating
To donate visit

Volunteer registration for the games will open in Fall 2019!
If you are looking for a planning position on a Committee and have time to dedicate to organizing the Games, please email and someone will contact you!