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Canada 150

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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:

  1. Nominate an outstanding individual/group for a Sesquicentennial Award
  2. Attend any of the events listed in the Events Calendar
  3. Follow North Middlesex on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to view and share Canada 150 facts and fun

Canada's Sesquicentennial Event Listing 2017

June 30 - July 2 - Rocky's Annual Dart Tournament. Facebook, click here.

July 1 -                   50th Anniversary Reunion of the 1967-1968 North Middlesex District High School boys Football,                                                       Basketball, Volleyball and Cheerleaders teams. 1 PM - 5 PM at the Goal Post.

July 1 -                   West Williams Canada Day Activities.

July 7 - 9 -             Parkhill Optimists Jim Walsh Memorial Ball Tournament.

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.

August 12 -            Corbett Fun Day. Car Show, Live Music, Beer Tent, BBQ, Cash Draws and more.

July 16 -                 Gala Days closing dinner.

August 19 -             Parkhill Optimists Car Show. Coronation Park in Parkhill.

August 20 -             Pickerel Fish Fry - Corbett Community Centre 4:30 PM-7:00 PM. Contact Ron Turner 519-294-6564.

September 2 -       Ailsa Craig Food Bank Fifth Annual Main Street Car Show & Pork Roast.

September 15-17- Parkhill Fair - Cowboy Boots and Canadian Roots. For more information, click here.

October 21 -          Beechwood Beef Dinner and Auction. 5 PM - 7 PM, Ailsa Craig Recreation Centre.

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.

December 2 -         Picture day with Santa. 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM. Corbett Community Centre.

December 9 -        Ailsa Craig Santa Claus Parade. 11 am.