What’s up July!

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July is nearly here and this is what’s happening in Grand Bend and surrounding area for the month.

July 01, 2017 3:00 PM July 01, 2017 6:00 PM Live Music at the Grand Bend Legion
Community Events
July 01, 2017 7:00 PM July 01, 2017 11:00 PM Grand Bend Canada Day Celebrations

90 Main St W, Grand Bend, ON
July 03, 2017 7:00 PM July 03, 2017 9:00 PM Grand Bend Summer Sunset Sounds Concert Series

90 Main St W, Grand Bend, ON
July 05, 2017 7:00 PM July 05, 2017 9:00 PM Wednesdays’ Familiar Favourites – Concert Series

90 Main St E, Grand Bend, ON
July 08, 2017 10:00 AM July 09, 2017 5:00 PM Kettle and Stony Point Annual Powwow
July 08, 2017 3:00 PM July 08, 2017 6:00 PM Live Music at the Grand Bend Legion
July 09, 2017 7:00 PM July 09, 2017 9:00 PM Grand Bend Summer Sunset Sounds Concert Series

90 Main St W, Grand Bend, ON

The summer season starts now!

 

 

 

The Victoria Day weekend is upon us!

Grand Bend is starting to come alive with the sounds, sights and flavours of our favourite season, Summer.

Local Events and Happenings coming up for the second half of May and beginning of June include:

Soul Readings

May 20, 2017 1pm-4pm, located at the Pine Dale Motor Inn

$40 for 30min session – walk-ins welcome.

To book a session with Amanda call: 1-519-294-0084

Soul Readings are about your journey as a Soul through time and space, and its continual grow and development in the physical and subtle realms.

Grand Bend Farmer’s Market

Opening day is May 24, 2017 8 am – 1 pm located in the Colonial Hotel parking lot.

There are 23 vendors from the Lambton, Huron and Middlesex county region for this season. There’s sure to be a bumper crop of delicious things to try!

7th Annual Classic Ford & Mercury Truck Show

June 11, 2017 11 am – 4 pm

The Classic Ford Truck Club, Ontario West Coast Chapter is organising the 7th annual Show & Shine.
Come see the amazing collection of Classic and Custom Ford & Mercury Trucks on display at the Pinery Antique Flea & Farmers Market.

Beachfest

June 24, 2017 12 pm – 12 am

Beachfest is a new event presented by the Grand Bend Optimist Club. Enjoy sampling craft beer, wine and great food while listening to some fantastic music. Tickets are $20 advance and include free parking. Buy at The Colonial, Baillie’s Picture Framing, The Beer Store and the Grand Bend Chamber Office. $25 at the door. Proceeds to Optimist Youth projects and Jessica’s House.

 

Upcoming Events in April

Spring

Don’t let the rainy days of April keep you indoors, Grand Bend and Area have many events during the month of April for the whole family to enjoy. Come out and explore what our community has to offer!

Second Annual Joint Open House

April 01, 2017 10-1pm, at the Legacy Recreation Centre, 16 Allen St, Thedford, ON

Contact Kevin Williams and Lorraine George (519-786-2335 and 519-786-2125)

The Municipality of Lambton Shores and the Chippewas of Kettle & Stony Point First Nation are hosting the second annual Joint Open House. This year’s theme is “I’s to the Future: Inspiration, Innovation and Inclusion” focusing on joint initiatives identified as areas of opportunity and growth. Light refreshments will be available.

Paint Jam with Suzette Terry

April 02, 2017 2-4pm, at the Pine Dale Motor Inn.

$55 + tax for 2-hour session (includes glass of wine). Call Pine Dale Motor Inn to Register: 519-238-2231

Great for couples, mothers, daughters and friends. Explore your creative side in an unpressured way. Not paint experience is required. Each painting comes out unique and it’s a fun afternoon out with a complimentary glass of wine.

Elvis Presley/Roy Orbison Show

April 08, 2017 7:30-11pm, at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 176

Tickets are $22 per person and are available in advance or at the door.

This tribute show features Garry Wesley, multi-award winning, world champion Elvis Tribute Artist and Ian Roy, winner of many vocal awards. For more information or to purchase tickets please call 519-786-5357. www.forestlegion.ca

Partners in Learning Spring Potpourri: Canadian Eh? What Does It Mean? With Dan Santor

April 10, 2017 10-12pm, located at the Pine Dale Motor Inn

What is a Canadian and what makes up different from Americans? What makes Canadians distinctive among the Nations of the world? Are we destined to eventually disappear into the English-speaking melting pot of North America? This session explores these questions as we attempt to describe and define a Canadian identity.

Soul Readings

April 22, 2017 1pm-4pm, Located at the Pine Dale Motor Inn

$40 for 30mins – Walk-ins Welcome, Call to Book a Session Amanda Huffman: 519-294-0084

Soul readings are about your journey as a Soul through time and space, and its continual growth and development in the physical and subtle realms.

Tarot Card Reading Workshop

April 23, 2017 1pm-5pm, At the Pine Dale Motor Inn

$85.00 per person, Please call Amanda Huffman register: 519-294-0084

Learn the symbolic structure of a tarot deck; how to prepare for readings; fun and creative exercises for reading almost any deck using your innate intuition; how to design your own card spreads; principles for successful readings; working with and caring for your cards. Please bring a notebook and pen, a deck of tarot cards (or purchase one before workshop), and be prepared to stretch your psychic muscles.

Partners in Learning Spring Potpourri: Whitehorse or Bust! With Mike Ash

April 10, 2017 10-12pm, location to be announced

In the ongoing saga of Mike and Kathy’s aviation adventures, 2016 saw a 3 week adventure to the far northwest. Share the challenges, highs and lows of this trip of “100 billion trees”. What motivates some folds to take some risk and check off a bucket list item? Learn something about our spectacular Canada as seen from a few thousand feet above the ground.

Bayfield Lions Home & Garden Show

April 28-30, 2017, Bayfield Arena, Bayfield, bayfieldlions.ca, 519.565.2894

Showcase of local landscaping, nurseries, home improvement/renovation suppliers and contractors, personal health, pest control, travel, insurance, real estate and more. Free admission.

Fish Fry

April 28, 2017, 5-8pm, Bluewater Community Centre, Zurich, 519-236-9908

Annual ticketed event presented by Zurich Lions Club offers fish fry dinner and silent auction.

41st Annual Salmon Derby 

April 28-may 7, 2017

Get your ticket at Pine Dale Motor Inn and many other stations. check out their website for more information: www.bluewateranglers.com

Peddle & Paws for Pinery

April 30, 2017, Pinery Provincial Park, Grand Bend, pinerypPark.on.ca/pedal_pinery.html, 519-243-1521, fopp@oxford.net

Bike/Walk fundraiser for accessibility improvements in the park. Noon registration

Upcoming Events in March

March

Looking for events and activities the whole family can enjoy during the month of March? Below you will find some family-friendly activities in the Grand Bend Area. Don’t just stay at home, bring the whole family and see what our community has to offer.

Soul Readings 

March 11, 2017 1pm-4pm, located at the Pine Dale Motor Inn

$40 for 30min session – walk-ins welcome. To book a session with Amanda call: 159-294-0084

Soul Readings are about your journey as a Soul through time and space, and its continual grow and development in the physical and subtle realms.

Paint Jam with Suzette Terry

March 12, 2017 2pm-4pm, located at the Pine Dale Motor Inn

$55 + tax for 2-hour session (includes glass of wine). Call Pine Dale Motor Inn to Register: 519-238-2231

Great for couples, mothers, daughters and friends. Explore your creative side in a unpressured way. Not paint experience is required. Each painting comes out unique and it’s a fun afternoon out with a complimentary glass of wine.

Return of the Tundra Swans

March 4-26, 2017, Thedford Bog (behind Lambton Heritage Museum), Grand Bend

www.returnoftheswans.com, 519-243-2600

Witness thousands of swans migrating to Canada’s Arctic. Check website for daily updates.

Paint Ontario

March 10-April 2, 2017, Lambton Heritage Museum, Grand Bend, www.paintontario.com,

519-243-2600

Juried art show, competition and sale of 200+ art pieces. Daily 11am to 5pm.

March Break Memories – Get Outdoors!

 March 11-19, 2017, Pinery Provincial Park, Grand Bend, www.pinerypark.on.ca, 519-243-1521

Visitor Centre open daily with exhibits, indoor programming and nature documentaries. Indoor/outdoor Natural Heritage Education programs. Skiing, snowshoeing and skating dependent on weather. Overnight stays in tent, trailer or heated Yurts.

Annual Ipperwash Maple Festival

March 18 & 19 / March 25 & 26, 2017

Ipperwash: Williamson Farms (7739 Lakeshore Rd.) / Silver Birches Campground ( 9537 Army Camp Rd). Thedford: Legacy Centre, 226-520-0144

Pancake Breakfast at Legacy Centre (8:30am); Hay Wagon & Bush Tours at Silver Birches

Campground (9am-3pm); Sugar Shanty Tours at Williamson Farms (9am-5pm).

Forest Film Festival

March 20, 2017, 7:30pm, Kiwanis Kineto Theatre, 24 King St. W., Forest, www.Kineto.ca, 519-786-3239

Movie Presentation: Mystery Feature Film.  Proceeds benefit Forest-Lambton Museum.