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BULLETIN: Things to do this weekend

The weekend is finally here! Get out and enjoy local farm fun, live music, night golf, a walkathon and much more...

Bulletin Highlights

Thomson Farms Family Fun Day

Thomson's 2nd Annual Fun Day at the Farm this Saturday from 10-4 features a wide variety of events for the whole family from face painting to wine drinking on the patio.

IFOPA Walkathon

The walkathon supports much needed research into a cure for this extremely rare condition that effects 1 in 2 million people. It is only $10 to participate and you are eligible for great prizes. There will also be facepainting and other family friendly activities. The fundraiser takes place at the Roberta Bondar Saturday from 10-12pm.

Crime Stoppers Night Lite Golf Tournament

The Night Lite Tournament takes place this Friday evening and there are still a few spots left to join in the glow in the dark fun to support Crime Stoppers and a safer community.

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Other events this weekend

Dryer Fire Fridays

Dryer Fire hosts a DJ Dance party every Friday in August for only $5. DJs start at 9 p.m. 

Come Play Games!

Come play games in Clergue Park after Mother Goose Story Times, 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays at the James L. McIntyre Centennial Library. Everyone is welcome!

Needlecraft, Japanese Bunka

Bunka is a beautiful form of Japanese embroidery. On Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., use a numbered canvas along with coordinating threads and a punch needle, your completed projects will look just like a painting. Find more information here.

Charity BBQ in support of the Royal Sovereign Alumni Association

You are invited to a BBQ lunch in support of the Royal Sovereign Alumni Association at Soo Mill Buildall on Great Northern Road. They will be serving up hot dogs and hamburgers rain or shine from 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Doll Clothes

Enjoy friendly conversation and share patterns as you; knit, crochet or sew doll clothes. On Friday from 1:30p.m. to 3:00 p.m., bring your own supplies. The cost is $1 per visit. Find more information here.

Omaha Cards

Play Omaha with fellow enthusiasts Friday, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Knowing how to play the game is a requirement. Cost is $1.00 per visit.

Digital Creator North Poetry Slam at 180 Projects

Digital Creator North and 180 Projects invites youth to our Poetry Slam Night on Friday August 23rd from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 180 Projects local gallery, on 180 Gore Street. This partnership event will include a gallery tour, a speech from a member of the 180 Gallery Board, and a poetry slam for all DGTL teens to take part in! This event encourages DGTL youth to be creative, and express themselves!

Benefit Penne & Meatball Dinner

No one wants that call in the middle of the night from the police. Bruce and Treena Clement had that experience this June. Their son Matt is in Australia on a Work Program. He suffered a brain aneurysm. Surgeons were able to remove the clot and clamp the aneurysm. To help fundraise medical and travel expenses, a pasta dinner is being held Friday at the Heyden Goulais Eagles Club at 5:00 p.m. for only $15.

USW Local 2251 Women of Steel Committee Community BBQ

Saturday, August 24, 2019 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. join the Women of Steel for a free BBQ and fun activities. It will be held at the Soup Kitchen Community Centre at 172 James Street.

A Thousand Voices At The Cross

Join the 2nd Annual A Thousand Voices At The Cross Unity In The Community on Saturday, August 24, 2019 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Everyone is welcome at this free event.

Northern Vibe 2019

August 23 at 12:00 p.m. to August 25 at 12:00 p.m. at Poplar Dale Rd, Algoma, ON, join the party once again for the most vibrant festival in all of Algoma! 3 days of art, music, camping, dancing, magic, friends, and fun! Get your tickets here.

Agawa Pictographs Paddle

Joanie McGuffin and Peter Greve, representing the LSWC, will do a presentation at the Visitor Centre at Agawa Bay at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, followed by a paddle out to the Agawa Rock Pictographs from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The presentation will focus on one of the conservancy's preserves at Gargantua and FRESHWATER.

If you are unable to make it for Friday's sunset paddle, they are also hosting three sunrise/morning paddles at  7:00 a.m., 8:10 a.m. and 9:20 a.m. All trips are leaving from Sinclair Cove and returning to the launch point. Please sign up at the Visitor Centre at Agawa Bay (705) 882-2026.

Mill Market Blueberry Festival 

It's that time of year when the harvesting of wild blueberries begins. Mill Market Sault Ste Marie is paying homage to this local delicacy next Saturday. Come and browse our 30+ vendors and their individual tributes to Wild Blueberries from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.