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Sept. 15 diN­NeR: Ladies aux­il­iary to Le­gion Branch 23 serves hot ham­burger sand­wich, fries or mashed, veg­gie, cof­fee or tea for $9.50 from 4:30-7. Ram­blin Fever en­ter­tains from 7-11. Meat draw at 5. Catch the Ace tick­ets avail­able from 3:30 – 6:30 with the draw at 7 p.m. ChAR­itY GolF: PLAYS (Par­ents Lend­ing Autis­tic Youth Sup­port As­so­ci­a­tion and Re­built Re­sources Skills De­vel­op­ment Inc.) 6th an­nual Glow in the Dark Char­ity Golf Tour­na­ment ben­e­fit­ing youth with autism in North Bay and area by rais­ing money for respite ser­vices, pro­grams and pro­mot­ing autism aware­ness. Be­gins at 6 p.m. at Pinewood Golf Course at Ra­mada Re­sort with a bar­be­cue and meet and greet. Four per­son, nine hole scram­ble, shot­gun start at 7:30 p.m. Cost per team $350, in­di­vid­ual golfers are wel­come at $100. Pay by Aug. 31 to re­ceive early bird dis­count $25 off per team or $15 of for a sin­gle. Con­tact Kimberly Kelly-Cyr or Shan­non Berger at 705-477-3643 or­so­ci­a­ Sept. 16 Quilt­iNG ClASS: Satur­day sam­pler with Kim Boaro at 250 Clark St., Powas­san. Monthly quilt­ing classes that end in June with a fin­ished quilt top 10:30 a.m. diN­NeR/dANCe: North Bay Golden Age Club Canada Day Cel­e­bra­tion din­ner and dance with mu­sic by Keith Whitfield. Tick­ets by reser­va­tion only mem­bers $25, non-mem­bers $30. Sale date Aug. 31 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 17 ZuMBA: Class at 250 Clark St., Powas­san with Katie Forth 7 p.m. High en­ergy and lots of fun. teRRY FoX RuN: The 37th an­nual Terry Fox Run takes place from 8:30 a.m.-noon at the North Bay Water­front Ro­tary Pavil­ion. Join this fun run and help sup­port can­cer re­search in Canada. No min­i­mum do­na­tion and the run is not timed. Ev­ery­one wel­come. le­GioN WeeK: The week kicks off at Le­gion Branch 23 with Sun­day Se­niors Sup­per. So­cial at 4:30 p.m. Roast chicken sup­per with salad, mashed pota­toes, veg­gie, bun, dessert, cof­fee and tea for $15 at 5:30 p.m. Week-long silent auc­tion be­gins. Ev­ery­one is wel­come to come. See what the Le­gion is all about. ChAR­itY WAlK: Big Brothers Big Sis­ters of North Bay and District holds its 3rd an­nual Walk for Kids’ Sake at the Be You Lounge in North­gate Shop­ping Cen­tre. On­site reg­is­tra­tion be­gins at 9 a.m. and the walk be­gins at 10 a.m. ded­i­CA­tioN: Ev­ery­one is in­vited to at­tend the Ded­i­ca­tion of Redeemer’s church bench, com­mem­o­rat­ing the 500th An­niver­sary of the Re­for­ma­tion and the 150th An­niver­sary of Canada at Redeemer Lutheran Church 725 Fer­gu­son St. at 3 p.m. Fel­low­ship time fol­lows ded­i­ca­tion ser­vice. Sept. 18 luNCh BuF­Fet: Le­gion Branch 23 serves lunch buf­fet from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. for $10 fea­tur­ing lasagna, honey gar­lic meat­balls, rolls, mashed, Caesar salad, tossed salad, jello, tea or cof­fee. Ev­ery­one is wel­come. Meet­iNG: North Bay Hor­ti­cul­tural So­ci­ety welcomes ev­ery­body to their gen­eral meet­ing and so­cial at 7 p.m. at 312 Green­wood Ave. The guest speak­ers are Mary Lawrence and Pat Madill dis­cussing Di­vid­ing and Car­ing for Peonies. Guest speak­ers are fol­lowed by Q and A’s with the Master Gar­den­ers. Guests and new mem­bers al­ways wel­come. Sept. 19 WA­teR­ColouR: Won­der­ful Wa­ter­colour Work­shop at 250 Clark St., Powas­san with North Bay artist San­dra Reed 10 a.m. Ad­vance signup please. Nu­tRi­tioN WoRK­Shop: Sport North Bay hosts at nu­tri­tion work­shop with Jen­nifer Sygo at Nipiss­ing Univer­sity Room F213 from 7-9 p.m. Sygo is a reg­is­tered di­eti­tian and sport nu­tri­tion­ist with Cleve­land Clinic Canada, team di­eti­tian for the Toronto Maple Leafs, nu­tri­tion con­sul­tant to the Toronto Rap­tors, team di­eti­tian for Athletics, Triathlon, and Gym­nas­tics Canada, nu­tri­tion colum­nist with the Toronto Star and Na­tional Post, best-sell­ing au­thor of Un­mask­ing Su­per­foods. pAN­CAKe BReAK­FASt: Le­gion Branch 23 hosts pan­cake break­fast from 8-10 a.m. for $6.50 and fea­tures pan­cakes, three ba­con or sausage, juice cof­fee or tea. Come start your day on the sweet side. Sept. 20 FASh­ioN ShoW: The New Cal­lan­der Li­brary fundrais­ing com­mit­tee is hosts a fall fash­ion show and lun­cheon from noon-3 p.m. at Os­prey Links Golf Club. You can choose from three tastetempt­ing meals and en­joy a fash­ion show hosted by Bon­nie Krae­mer of Not Cly­des in Mattawa. Tick­ets are avail­able at the Cal­lan­der Li­brary only and are $55 per per­son with a $28 char­i­ta­ble re­ceipt. Only 80 tick­ets avail­able and they are go­ing fast. Help us build a li­brary that will meet the com­mu­nity’s needs. Check the li­brary web­site and Face­book for meal de­tails. GeN­eRAl Meet­iNG: Cal­lan­der Hor­ti­cul­tural So­ci­ety meets. Guest speaker Ru­pert Weimer talks about cacti and suc­cu­lents. Master Gar­dener avail­able for ques­tions, so­cial to fol­low. Meet­ing be­gins at 7 p.m. at the com­mu­nity cen­tre, Swale Street. houS­iNG CRi­SiS RAllY: The Nowhere to Turn Fall Rally takes place at Leger Square, City Hall, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in sup­port of adults with de­vel­op­men­tal dis­abil­i­ties who are in cri­sis due to lack of hous­ing and fund­ing. The rally in­cludes guest speak­ers such as Mayor Al Mc­Don­ald. Ac­cord­ing the the events’ Face­book page “To get a room in a sup­ported liv­ing group home, it’s a 25-year wait­list, the long­est in the coun­try. This means home­less shel­ters and nurs­ing homes are full of peo­ple with de­vel­op­men­tal dis­abil­i­ties and some are tran­sient and home­less, vul­ner­a­ble and liv­ing on the streets. 95% of adults with de­vel­op­men­tal dis­abil­i­ties are un­em­ployed be­cause the gov­ern­ment has not com­mit­ted to an in­clu­sive job strat­egy. This means poverty.” Ev­ery­one is en­cour­aged to at­tend the rally to help make On­tario a bet­ter place for loved ones with de­vel­op­men­tal dis­abil­i­ties. tuRKeY Sup­peR: Carmichael United Church 4 to 6:30 p.m., 521 Four Mile Lake Rd. (705) 472-5931 Tick­ets at door: $12 adults, $6 chil­dren 6 to 12, free for those un­der 6. All wel­come. Sept. 21 CiRCA: Live His­tory, an in­ter­na­tional tour­ing site-spe­cific theatre com­pany and the Cana­dian Forces Mu­seum of Aero­space De­fence present Circa, es­cape room his­tor­i­cal theatre from 6-8 p.m. Tick­ets, $15, avail­able at the Cana­dian Forces Mu­seum of Aero­space De­fence, by phone at 705-494-2011 or email aero­space. de­ pipe BANd: Le­gion Branch 23 welcomes the pub­lic to come out and en­joy the pipe band at the Le­gion start­ing at 7:30 p.m. and join mem­bers for cof­fee or tea and cake. The bar is also open at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 to Nov. 26 SouNd­plAY FeS­ti­vAl: New Ad­ven­tures in Sound Art presents SOUND­play 2017, an in­ter­ac­tive in­stal­la­tion by James Kirk­patrick, works by Myr­iam Boucher and North Bay duo Hyper­bo­real (Der­mot Wil­son and Ja­son Brock), as well as work­shops and a con­cert by vis­it­ing UK/Nor­way artist Natasha Bar­rett. Arts meet-ups Fri­day evenings be­gin­ning Sept. 22 of­fer­ing a dif­fer­ent pre­sen­ta­tion on the arts, as well as op­por­tu­ni­ties for peo­ple in the area to ex­plore sound art for the first time through jams and other hands-on learn­ing. Sept. 22 BAKe SAle: Le­gion Branch 23 holds a bake sale be­gin­ning at 11:30 a.m. tGiF diN­NeR: West Fer­ris Le­gion 599 serves baked cheesy, meaty lasagne with gar­lic bread, Caesar salad, dessert and cof­fee/tea $12. le­GioN WeeK: Le­gion Week con­tin­ues at Branch 23 with a bake sale start­ing at 11:30 a.m. The ladies aux­il­iary serves cab­bage rolls, fries or mashed, bun, cof­fee or tea for $9.50 from 4:30-7 p.m. Good Vi­bra­tions en­ter­tains from 7-11 p.m. Meat draw at 5 p.m. Catch the Ace tick­ets avail­able from 3:30-6:30 p.m. with the draw at 7 p.m. teAM Build­iNG: In part­ner­ship with North Bay Es­cape Rooms the AIDS Com­mit­tee of North Bay and Area presents the Amaz­ing Es­cape Rooms Fundraiser from 11am-7pm. Teams of 2-8 col­lect pledges in sup­port of ACNBA client ser­vices. Reg­is­tra­tion is $30 per player or play­ers have the op­tion of col­lect­ing pledges to cover their fee. There is a cor­po­rate chal­lenge and a stu­dent chal­lenge with a grand prize for the top earn­ing team in each cat­e­gory. Reg­is­ter on­line at https://goo. gl/GsjmHZ Con­tact Mary White at ac­n­ba­ 705-4973560 ext. 200. Sept. 23 BRuNCh: The West Fer­ris com­mu­nity brunch takes place from 9-10:30 a.m. at Em­manuel United Church, 395 Lakeshore Dr. Bring friends out to en­joy free pan­cakes and sausages with all of the trim­mings. le­GioN WeeK eNdS: To fin­ish up Le­gion week Branch 23 has live en­ter­tain­ment pro­vided by Mur­phy’s Law from 3-7 p.m. and a bar­be­cue from 4:30-6:30 p.m. with hot­dogs, ham­burg­ers, sausages and corn on the cob all in­di­vid­u­ally priced. Silent auc­tion ends at 7 p.m. Ev­ery­one wel­come.

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