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Hiking on the Penn Lake Park Hiking Trail

The Marathon Scout Group is hosting an afternoon of fun at Penn Lake Park for Parents and Youth. Come out for an afternoon of adventure at Marathon Penn Lake Park.

This is an activity for parents and their youth to experience some outdoor Scouting Activities/Adventures. Remember - Dress for the Weather and the hiking activity

Location: Marathon Penn Lake Park - Meet at the Band Shell

Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Activities/Adventures:
• Hike the Penn Lake Hiking Trail around the lake - Enjoy the great scenery
• Scavenger Hunt along the trail
• Discover Flora & Fauna
• Discover and Identify Trees, Birds and other small animals
• Search for some Geocaches

After the hike, the youth can enjoy playing Soccer and Washer Toss game
Scouters Jim Collins and Don MacDonald, Council Relationships Manager, will be on hand to discuss Scouting Opportunities for Parents and Youth
There will be a campfire to end the day

• Other - COVID Protocol:
• To record numbers and contact information, we will have self assessment, registration / sign-in sheets, etc.
• All COVID-19 requirements will be in place

For planning purposes, please Contact Scouter Jim Collins at 1-807-823-0892 by text with the number of persons from your party to attend

 

Pop Up Vaccine Clinics


thunder bay District Health Unit
Event Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Town: Marathon, Nipigon, Terrace Bay, Red Rock
Event Title: Covid Vaccine, Urgency.

Where: Nipigon Red Rock High School Location: TBDHU Red Rock Office located inside Superior Greenstone School Board building. Entry by front door.
When: September 21, 2021 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Eligible to attend: Staff, students, families of students of Nipigon Red Rock High School from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. All other school and community members welcome from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. By appointment only.
Appointment Booking: To schedule an appointment, please call Sybil at 1-888-294-6630 extension 8313.

Terrace Bay
Where: Lake Superior High School Location (Gym Entry)
When: September 22, 2021 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Eligible to Attend: Staff, students, families of students of Lake Superior High School from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. All other school and community members welcome from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. By appointment only.
Appointment Booking: To schedule an appointment, please call Claudette at the Terrace Bay TBDHU office at (807) 825-7770.

Geraldton
Where: Geraldton High School (Gym entry)
When: September 23, 2021 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Eligible to Attend: Staff, students, families of students of Geraldton High School from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. All other school and community members welcome from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. By appointment only.
Appointment Booking: To schedule an appointment, please call Maria at the Geraldton TBDHU office at (807) 854-0454.

Marathon
Where: Marathon High School Location: TBDHU Public Health Office (inside school) Entry: Door B
When: September 27, 2021 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Eligible to attend: staff, students, families of students of Marathon High School from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. All other school and community members welcome from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. By appointment only.
Appointment Booking: To schedule an appointment, please call Claudette at the Marathon TBDHU office at (807) 229-1820.

Area AA Meeting

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

Fall Colours Sault Ste Marie

Sault Ste Marie is well-known for its breathtaking beauty during the fall season. Nothing can compare to the vivid colours of the leaves, the numerous trails that can be explored, along with views that will never be forgotten that capture Mother Nature’s true-beauty. From mid-September to mid-October you can find so many ways to enjoy the best of fall in our northern community. In the meantime we have narrowed it down to the top five ways that won’t disappoint!

Come to Sault Ste. Marie and experience Ontario’s awesome fall colours as you’ve never seen them before! For more information go to  saultstemarie.ca

Volunteers Needed - Hospice Northwest


Hospice Northwest is currently holding a recruitment drive for new volunteers in our region.  Our regional program services the communities of Marathon,  Manitowadge,  Terrace Bay, Schreiber, Geraldton, Nipigon and Red Rock. Hospice Northwest is currently holding a recruitment drive to increase the number of volunteers in our region.

We are a community volunteer organization that helps to deliver end of life care including grief and bereavement services to the clients in our communities.  We are looking for dedicated volunteers to enhance our services and to provide a community response to the needs of anyone living with, dying from or affected by illness and disease.
If you are interested please contact Teresa Roberts Regional Program Coordinator at Hospice Northwest 807-626-5570 ext 5577

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!

Music for everyone


Royal Canadian Legion Nipigon


Saturday Oct 2.. Johnny Cash Tribute by King Can Dan
 

Community Healing


 Community Healing

 Red Rock Indian Band is excited to announce they will be hosting the
“Community Healing” Opwaaganisiniing Traditional Gathering
on Oct 1st, 2nd and 3rd.


This two and a half day event, which is organized, planned, and operated by volunteers, offers cultural and traditional; teaching, crafting, ceremonies, dance, and music. The event brings drum groups, dancers, artisans, and spectators together to celebrate the Ojibwe culture. The gathering also provides two feasts, one on Saturday and one Sunday, for all participants to enjoy at no cost.

Friday at 7pm - Warmup
Saturday & Sunday at 1pm - Grand Entry

Red Rock Indian Band would like to thank the following sponsors who helped support this event.

In the Platinum Tier:
o Certarus
o Forbes Bros
o Staal
o TC Energy
o Supercom Industries
o Westland Insurance Group Ltd.

In the Gold Tier:
o Hydro One
o NorMaxx Financial Group
o North Shore Forest Products
o Somerville

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

Manitouwadge Food Bank


Manitouwadge Food Bank
 

New Dates for August and September.

 

The food bank will only be open the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday during August and September.