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Canada 150

Parliament Hill

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

April 4 - April 8 -   Antiques & Uniques Tour. To find out more, Facebook, click here. Website, click here.

April 8 -                  Parkhill Legion Branch #341, Veterans Dinner.

April 8 - April 9 -   Parkhill Legion Branch #341, Open house display - Remembering Vimmy Ridge.

April 12 -                 Sesqui the Spotted Turtle Contest Colouring Day. From 4 pm - 8 pm at the Ailsa Craig and Parkhill                                                  Libraries. Visit our website, here. Community Calendar, here.

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 Contry Breakfast. From 8 am - 12:30 pm. For more information, click here.

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

July 1 -                   Parkhill Agricultural Society - Canada Day Breakfast.

July 1 -                   50th Anniversary Reunion of the 1967-1968 North Middlesex District High School boys Footbal,                                                       Baskeball, Volleyball and Cheerleaders teams. 1pm - 5pm 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.