The 8th annual Brendan Rourke Memorial Inside Ride will be staged at Owen Sound District Secondary School on Wednesday.
The event is designed to financially assist families dealing with escalating costs while battling cancer.
The fundraising goal for the event is close to $ 30,000.
Donations can be made by sponsoring one of the students participating or by going to www.osdss.theinsideride.com.
For more information call Neal Rourke at 519-373-4841
The 39th Annual Georgian Triangle Anglers Association Spring Trout Derby runs from Friday through May 4th.
Tickets are $20 a person, or $30 for family.
See the Georgian Triangle Anglers Association Facebook page for details.
Ticket and weigh stations include:
Rick's Happy Hooka & GT Outdoors in Collingwood.
Giles Sails and Marine Thornbury,
U Catchum Charter Meaford,
Lures and Lines Wiarton,
Sturgeon Point Marina Wasaga Beach
& Watson's Tackle House Owen Sound
Owen Sound Minor Soccer is taking registrations for the upcoming house league outdoor season.
Teams will be constructed at the end of April
Minor Soccer is looking to increase the number of players in the girls divisions (girls born from 2002-2012) and boys in the older divisions ( born from 2002-2008).
Register online or visit our office at 755 2nd Ave East, Owen Sound above Hanbidge and Bowman Ltd during our April business hours:
Mondays 11AM - 5PM
Tuesdays 5PM - 8PM
Wednesdays 11AM - 8PM
Thursdays 11AM - 5PM
Fridays 11AM - 5PM
The Owen Sound Umpires Association is hosting Softball Ontario Umpire Clinics
* Level 1 certification clinic in Owen Sound on Saturday, April 27
* Level 2 certification clinic in Owen Sound on Sunday, April 28
* Junior/Intermediate Umpire clinic for ages under 18 Sunday, May 5 in Tara
These umpire clinic would also be beneficial to coaches and players, giving them a better understanding of softball, while providing insight into the role officials play in the game.
Sessions are given as classroom instruction as well as drills and practical skill development sessions on diamond or in a gym. Approximately 50% of the clinics will be activity based.
Topics covered at this clinic include: Rules and Definitions, Plate and Base Umpire Mechanics for Fast Pitch and Slo-Pitch, One and Two umpire systems, the Role of the Umpire, Use of the Rulebook, Umpire Signals and more.
For more information contact: Lindsay Barfoot [email protected]
Owen Sound Minor Soccer is holding a MUCH Video 80's & 90's Dance Party on May 4th at the Harry Lumley Bayshore.
The fully licenced event goes begins at 8 pm & features 2 massive screens to play everyone's favorites from the 80's & 90's.
Tickets are on sale NOW at Royal LePage (on the west side beside the Bowling Alley).
The annual Hike for Hospice to support Chapman House is set for Sunday May 5th in 9 different communities in Grey & Bruce.
The organizers hope the hike this year will hit or bypass $ 200,000 in funds generated.
To register of for more information on the event go to www.greybrucehospice.com/hike-for-hospice or call 519-370-7239.
The 2019 Induction Night for the Rotary Club of Port Elgin-Saugeen Shores Hall of Fame will be staged on Thursday May 9th at the Rotary Hall in the The Plex at Port Elgin.
Those being inducted for 2019 are;
Shelley Bellamy as a Builder for Special Olympics coaching,
Kelly Gribbons as an Athlete for women's hockey and being part of the Silver Medal winning Team Canada women's hockey team at the 2017 World University Winter Games,
Randy Millar as a Builder for track & field coaching,
Becky Smith-Hull as an Athlete for a national junior track & field champion and NCAA career.
The 4 will be honoured at a special induction evening Thursday May 9 starting at 6 pm in the Rotary Hall at the Saugeen Shores Community Complex in Port Elgin.
Tickets are $20 are available at Ralph's, Gord's Pro Sports & Lakeshore
The Gala for outgoing Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MP Larry Miller is Thursday May 9th
The Walk for Alzheimer us Saturday May 11th at the Grey Sauble Conservation in Owen Sound
There will be Walks in Owen Sound, Saugeen Shores, Hanover & the Town of the Blue Mountains
The 812 Buck's Crossing Air Cadets at Hanover are staging their annual pasta dinner & auction on Saturday May 11th at the Hanover Legion.
Tickets are available at Holst Office Supplies in Hanover & Walkerton or by calling 519-665-2423.
( Debbie Fletcher )
The annual Autism Awareness Golf Tournament is set for Saturday May 25th at Sauble Golf & Country
The event begins at 11 am
The annual Tim Hortons Camp Day is Wednesday June 5th
The annual Crimestoppers of Grey Bruce Golf Tournament is set for Friday June 7th
The Owen Sound Selects are hosting an Under 16 Fastball Tournament June 7th-9th at Duncan McLellan Park
The Roxy-Little Theatre Golf Tournament is Thursday July 4th at Legacy Ridge
The 2019 OASA Under 23 Elimination Tournament will be staged in Owen Sound at Duncan McLellan Park July 5th-7th
The 3rd annual " Golf FORE Kids Sake " Tournament will be held on Saturday July 13th at Scenic City Golf Course in Owen Sound
Proceeds from the event will benefit Big Brothers & Big Sisters.
You can register online at bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/owensound or call Jeff at 519-371-0096
The 2nd Mount Forest Ribfest is Thursday, July 18th
Last year, the event raised $3,600 for minor sports programs and cancer patients in the Mount Forest region
The 24th annual Rotary Club of Port Elgin-Jeff Preston Golf Tournament will be staged on Friday July 19th at Saugeen Golf Club.
The annual Tom Simms Memorial Fastball Tournament is July 26-28 at William Croft Athletic Field in Meaford
The annual Wiarton Rotary Village Fair conducted by the Wiarton Rotary Club, is August 2nd-5th
The Softball Canada Under 19 Championship Tournament will be hosted in Owen Sound at the Duncan McLellan Park August 6th-11th
The banquet will be Monday August 5th at 6.30 P.M. at the Harry Lumley-Bayshore Community Centre
The opening ceremony for the tournament is Tuesday August 6th at 6.30 pm at Duncan McLellan Park.
The 2019 District 27 55+ Regional Senior Games will be hosted in Grey & Bruce Counties on Wednesday August 14th.
As many as 600 participants will be competing and participating in one of more than 50 events which will be hosted in 7 towns and municipalities in our region; Cargill, Chepstow, Chesley, Hanover, Mildmay, Paisley & Walkerton
To sponsor, to volunteer, or for more information, contact Dale Steinhoff at 519-353-7202
The 2019 Owen Sound Subaru Bayshore Race is set for Sunday August 25th
Details can be found at www.bayshorerace.com
The annual " Liv-A-Little " Foundation Golf Tournament will be staged at Saugeen Golf Club on Saturday September 14th.
Watch for registration details at www.livalittlefoundation.com
The 23rd annual Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival will feature a " Scarecrows’ Book Invasion "
The date and time for this year’s parade is Friday, September 27, starting at 6 p.m. on Sykes Street followed by a family festival at the Rotary Harbour Pavilion
Free activities for the family, apple pie contest awards and auction, entertainment, and more.
The 2019 Bob Atkinson Memorial Cross Country Meet for Bluewater West athletes is set for October 16th at Saugeen Bluffs in Paisley
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