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LOOK WHO THE WINNERS ARE FROM OUR BLIND RIVER WINTER CARNIVAL CONTESTS!

Snowman Village Building Contest

On behalf of the Town of Blind River and Employment Solutions, we would like to congratulate all participants in the Snowman Village Building Contest. We are thrilled to announce the winners!

1st Place: We have a tie!
Blind River Brownies 
Brownies
2407 Army Cadet Corps.
Army Cadets

2nd PlaceThe Pathfinders
Pathfinders

Congratulations to the winners!

Honourable Mentions:
Guides Group 1
Guides Group 1
Guides Group 2
Guides Group 2

 


We want to hear from you! Please complete our WINTER CARNIVAL SURVEY

Curling Club Family Fun Friday, February 22nd
Family Learn to Curl | 3:30 to 4:30 and 4:30 to 5:30 PM | Call 705-356-1028 to register | Free
Ages 7 and up. Youth Must be accompanied by a parent/guardian on the ice.
Helmets are recommended for new curlers and mandatory for youth under 12.
Clean running shoes, flexible clothing.

Rotary Hotdog, Chili Dog, Chili and Hot chocolate Station | 4 – 7 pm | By Donation

Curl One-on-One Challenge | 6:30 pm | Registration between 5 – 6 pm | $10.00 per person
Two people throw 4 curling stones each for three ends (no sweeping!!!)
The winner keeps playing! Winner gets 70% and runner-up gets 30% of entry fees.
Fun to watch!!

Curling Club Jam Session  | 7 to 11 pm

Winter Experience Saturday, February 23rd
Army Cadet Corps Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser | Blind River Legion Branch 189 8–11 am

Blind River Royal Canadian Legion Branch 189 Dart Tournament Blind River Legion |
Sponsored by Blind River Home Hardware Building Centre
Register at the Legion from 10 am  - 11:30 am Start time 12 pm

Cupcake Decorating at Early ON | 17 Hanes Ave | 10 am – 1 pm

5th Annual Winter Photo Contest | Blind River Learning Centre 
Information, Categories & Rules

Sault College Employment Solutions Writing Contest | February 11th - 24th 
Categories, Entry Format & Rules

Find the Snow King
| Blind River Public Library |10 am – 12 pm
Click here for more details

Winter Colouring Contest | Blind River Public Library | 10 am – 12 pm
Click here for more details

PW Sliding Hill | In the front parking lot of the Community Centre| 10 am – 4 pm | Weather permitted 

Snowman Village Building Contest | Community Centre | sponsored by Sault College Employment Solutions
Secure your location today and build your snowman empire. Contact festivals@blindriver.ca for more information, registration, rules and to secure your preferred area. All entries must be completed by Thursday, February 21st at 1pm.
Click here for information, registration, and guidelines.

Tour the Snowman Village | Various locations around Community Centre | All weekend

Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride | Community Centre  | 11 am - 1 pm

MillYard Cafe Warmup and $1 Hot Chocolate | Community Centre Canteen | 11 am – 2 pm

Timber Village Museum Selfie Contest | Click here for details

Lawson’s Kids Fish Derby | On the Blind River behind Pier 17 1 pm -  3 pm
Register at Lawson Motors 12 pm | Fish Derby starts at 1 pm
Refreshments and Prizes at the Blind River Legion Branch 189 at 3:00 pm

Blind River Minor Hockey Thunder Timbits vs Desbarats | Community Centre | 1-2pm & 3-4pm

Public Skating | Community Centre | 5 – 7:30 pm

Club Richelieu Spaghetti Dinner | ​Blind River Legion Branch 189 | 4 pm – 6pm

An Evening with the Very Best of John Denver | Mark Tarantini Concert | Alain Bray Auditorium | 7pm
Tickets $15.00 | for ticket call 705-849-7721 | tickets will not be sold at the door

Cross Country Ski Club Sunday, February 24th
Enjoy the magic of our very own Boom Camp Trails. The Blind River Cross Country Ski Club is offering free skiing, ski rentals, hotdogs and hot chocolate as part of Winter Carnival 2019.

WINTER CARNIVAL UPDATE: DUE TO A WINTER STORM WARNING, THE CROSS COUNTRY SKI CLUB WINTER CARNIVAL ACTIVITIES FOR SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24, 2019 HAVE BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A FUTURE DATE. PLEASE CONTINUE TO CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR THE RESCHEDULED DATE. 

Free Family Outing | ski for free | free ski rentals | free hotdogs & hot chocolate | CANCELLED (will be rescheduled)

Children’s Activities | Boom Camp Bunny Hill | CANCELLED (will be rescheduled)

A good old fashion cross country ski race, all ages, skating and classic techniques.
A full range of options, ranging from 1 km for our youngest skiers to 20km for our most ambitious. 


Blind River Cross Country Ski Club Loppet | Boom Camp Trails | CANCELLED (will be rescheduled) 
Admission for the loppet: $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for students, $2.00 for racers 8 and under.
Prizes will be awarded to our top contenders.
Registration is at 12:00 pm and the races start at 1:00 pm.
Ski rentals are available and prizes will be drawn at 2:30pm at the Boom Camp Chalet. For more information call or text Mark at 705-356-2470 or email markdwhit@gmail.com

Beavers vs. Gold Miners February 24th
Blind River Beavers vs Kirkland Lake Gold Miners | 2 pm | Blind River Community Centre
Winter Carnival Admission Rate $5.00 per person.


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