May 14-27, 2008 – To Do List – Community

Every Tuesday
7 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion

Every Friday
5 to 7 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion
Meat Draw

May – Ongoing
Mid-May and early June – Forest
Canada Day Idol Contest applications.
North Lambton Secondary School. Live out your idol dream! There are three age categories: 10-14, 15-18 and 19 and over. Judges will select top contestants from each category to sing on stage at Esli Dodge Conservation Area on July 1. Application forms are avail-able at Woods Pearson & Associates, 40 King St. W., Forest or at More information is available from Don Pearson, Catherine Minielly or Ruth Illman.

Saturday, May 17
7 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Parkhill Fire Hall
North Middlesex Fire Department Annual Fireman’s Breakfast

11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Pinery Provincial Park Store
Lakesmith Conservationists & Friends of the Pinery Park Fish Fry. Please call 519-243-1521 for details.

1 p.m. – Thedford Arena
Lawnmower Races. Thedford Spirit Club presents Spring Lawn-mower Race featuring the Western Ontario Outlaws along with local racers. For more information, call Rob at 519-296-4808.

2 p.m. – Grog’s Restaurant
Ausable Port Franks Optimist Meat Raffle

Monday, May 19
6:30 p.m. – Grand Bend Youth Centre
Scrapbooking. $2. Bring your own supplies. Contact Kim Widdis: 519-238-6390.

Tuesday, May 20
Garden clean up. Grand Bend and Area Horticultural Society. Rain date May 21.

6 p.m. – Port Franks Community Centre
Port Franks Garden Club Plant Auction. Silent and live auctions.

Wednesday, May 21
8 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Gill St. parking lot
Grand Bend Farmers’ Market

6:30 p.m. – Parkhill Leisure Club
Parkhill Area Horticultural Society Plant Sale and Auction. 6:30 p.m. – Outdoor plant sale ($1, $2, $5). 7:30 p.m. – Live indoor auction of plants, garden tools and accessories.

Saturday, May 24
8 a.m. – Grand Bend Legion
Grand Bend and Area Horticultural Society Bus Tour. Wrightman Gardens (Kerwood), Cuddy Gardens (Strathroy), Dowding Water Garden (Mt. Brydges), buffet lunch at Wayside Dining Lounge (Talbotville), Canadale Nursery (St. Thomas), and return to Grand Bend between 5 and 6 p.m. Tickets $55; first come, first served. Reserve by contacting Eric Brown, 519-238-1583