Celebrate Canada's Sesquicentennial
2017 Marks Canada's 150th year since Confederation! The Sesquicentennial year of our country gives us a chance to reflect on our past, celebrate what makes Canada great, and look to the next 150 years!
Across the country, this year will bring celebrations, festivals and events in cities and town of all shapes and sizes. North Middlesex is no exception! The municipality, businesses, service clubs and community organizations will be celebrating throughout the year. We invite residents to take part in the festivities and get involved and display your pride in our municipality and country.
Ways you can get involved:
May 17 - Parkhill & Area Horticultural Society Plant Sale & Auction at the Leisure Club 6:30 PM.
May 28 - Beechwood Presbyterian Church - Rescue Junction an evening of musical entertainment. You can find the event poster here. For a listing of other monthly events from Beechwood Presbyterian Church, click here.
June 4 - VON Country Breakfast. From 8 am - 12:30 PM. For more information, click here.
June 8 - June 11 - Canada 150 Art through fibre Quilt Festival. For more information, click here.
July 1 - 50th Anniversary Reunion of the 1967-1968 North Middlesex District High School boys Football, Basketball, Volleyball and Cheerleaders teams. PM - PM at the Goal Post.
July 1 - West Williams Canada Day Activities.
July 8 - Memory-ibilia Mania. Parkhill Leisure Club starting at 1 PM. To find out more, click here.
July 14 - 16 - Gala Days in Ailsa Craig.
July 16 - Gala Days closing dinner.
August - Parkhill Optimists Car Show. Coronation Park in Parkhill.
September 2 - Ailsa Craig Food Bank Fifth Annual Main Street Car Show & Pork Roast.
October 21 - Beechwood Beef Dinner and Auction. 5 PM - 7 PM, Ailsa Craig Recreation Centre. More info, click here.
November 26 - Parkhill Santa Claus Parade. 5:30 PM, "A Canadian Christmas".
December 2 - St. Andrew & St. Nicholas Celebration, Beechwood Presbyterian Church. 7:30 PM. More info, click here.
December 9 - Ailsa Craig Santa Claus Parade. 11 am.