Grand Bend Winter Carnival 2010

Friday, February 5
6 to 9 p.m. – GB Public School
Sobey’s Drive-in Movie Night. Build your own car and come to the movies. Ages 12 and under.

8 p.m. – Various Locations
Opening Ceremonies. Torch Relay beginning at Municipal Parking Lot across from FINE A Restaurant. Lighting of the Flame at Paddington’s.

Saturday, February 6
9 a.m. – Grand Bend ball diamond
Sno-Pitch Tournament

11 a.m. – Oakwood Inn
Snow Golf

11 a.m. – Paddington’s
Children’s Piñata Party. Mexican theme. Limo contest and more. Call 519-238-5788.

1 to 8 p.m. – Riverbend
Riverbend Olympics

2 p.m. – Gables
Fat Kat Karaoke. Win prizes.

5 to 8 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion
Spaghetti Dinner. $8 adults, $5 children.

6 p.m. – behind Legion

Sunday, February 7
10 a.m. – Grand Bend Legion
Register for Veteran Memorial Dart Tournament. Mixed doubles and teams. Contact Legion or Sam Bell (519-243-2452) or Bob Chapdelaine (519-238-2775)

Second weekend

Friday, February 12
TBA – Gables
Bring Your Own Meat BBQ. Age of Majority. Reserve early. Call 519-238-2371.

Saturday, February 13
9 a.m. – Grand Bend ball diamond
Sno-Pitch Tournament

9 a.m. – Pine Dale Motor Inn
Winter Carnival Craft Show. Vendors register: call 519-238-2231.

11 a.m. – Main Street Grand Bend
Rotary/Chamber Parade

11:30 a.m. – GB United Church
Lunch. $6/person. $3/child 12 and under.

12 to 4 p.m. – Colonial parking lot.
Kids’ amusement rides

3 p.m. – Gables
Search For Talent. Win prizes. Age of Majority.

3 to 6 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion
Live music by The Persuaders

5 to 8 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion
Steak BBQ. Limited tickets $12/person.

9 p.m. – Riverbend
Karaoke Contest (age of majority event).

Sunday, February 14
8 a.m. – Grand Bend fire hall
Firemen’s Breakfast. $6/person. $3/child aged 5-12. Free for children under age 5. Please bring canned goods for the Food Bank.

10 a.m. – Grand Bend Legion
Register for Youth Dart Tournament. Free admission. Lunch provided by Legion.

2 p.m. – Colonial parking lot.
Waiters’ Race. Music by Lance Bedard.

TBA – Oakwood clubhouse
Children’s Talent Show. Free admission. Call 519-238-7325 to register.

6 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion
Closing Ceremonies. Tickets $10/person. Join us as we put out the flame on another Winter Carnival. Dress as your favourite Winter Olympic athlete. Medal presentations for business and community awards and snow sculptures. Carry The Torch Passport Lottery draw at 8pm.
Other community events

Monday, January 25
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Grand Bend CHC
Heart Health Workshop. Free program. Patricia Baker 519-238-1556 ext 235.

Wednesday, January 27
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Grand Bend CHC
Men Can Cook. Advance your cooking skills and enjoy a tasty healthy lunch for $5. Contact Miranda at 519-238-1556 ext 222.

10 a.m to 12 p.m. – Grand Bend CHC
Mental Health Support Group. Lise Callahan 519-238-1556 ext 230.

12:30 to 3 p.m. – Southcott Pines clubhouse
Huron Country Playhouse Guild monthly luncheon meeting. Mary 519-238-5640

Thursday, January 28
2 to 4 p.m. – Grand Bend CHC
Blood Pressure Clinic. Free service.

Thursday, February 4
7 p.m. – Grand Bend CHC
Sunset Cinema presents “Amal”. Admission: free.