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for Tuesday, February 13, 2018



The South East Grey Community Health Centre is collecting skates to re-distribute to children, youth and adults in Grey Highlands, Chatsworth and Southgate.

Part of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge, the Southeast Grey Skate Exchange has successfully supported winter play by making skates available at no cost and with no paper work.

Previously the program accumulated more than 150 skates for all ages so residents could get out and take advantage of the community skate times.

To help replenish the skate exchange, skate donations can be dropped-off at South East Grey Community Health Centre, arenas and municipal offices in the Chatsworth, Southgate and Grey Highlands, and the Foodland stores in Markdale and Dundalk.


Owen Sound Minor Sports and Programs Registration will take place at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre on Tuesday, February 20th and again Wednesday, March 7th.

Registration both days runs from 5:30 to 8 pm

Registration for Minor Soccer, Minor Baseball, Minor Lacrosse, Special Olympics Ontario - Owen Sound, Bruce County Rugby Club- Owen Sound, Harmony Hockey, Camp Celtic, Stone Tree Junior Golf and Fudoshin Classical Karate will be conducted.

Proof of residency is required for participants enrolling with a Minor Sports Group who receives a subsidized facility rate from the City.

For more information, please contact Andy O'Leary, Facilities Booking Coordinator at 519-376-4440 ext.1255 or email to [email protected]


The Owen Sound Attack, in conjunction with the REACH Centre of Grey/Bruce, is pleased to announce 1st ever REACH. Shoot. Score. charity game Saturday, Feb. 24th when the Attack host the Peterborough Petes

The Attack will don special jerseys that will be auctioned off following the game in support of the REACH Centre, a non-profit organization supporting young adults with developmental disabilities.

Prior to the game, the Attack and the REACH Centre will host a celebrity serve at East Side Mario's on Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.


The annual Bowl for Big Brothers & Big Sisters is Saturday March 3rd at the Bowling Alley.

Registration commences at 9:30 am with the first bowling session set for 10 am.

There is also a fundraising day at Boston Pizza

For details call 519-376-4449 or visit


Julian Smith of Oxenden has been selected to represent Canada in the Euro B Tour in Switzerland and Germany February 5th to 27th

In order to compete on the Tour Smith needs financial assistance to pay for flights, accommodations, race entry fees and more.

On Saturday February 24th from 11 am to 2 pm the 4th annual "Soup for Julian" event  at Sawmill.


The annual Georgian Bay Nordic Jack Rabbit event is set for Saturday February 24th at the Saw Mill Trails at Hepworth.

The fun & competition begins at 10 am and runs to noon.


On Friday, March 9th, the NHL Alumni game will be staged at the Harry Lumley-Bayshore Community Centre.

Game time is 7 pm at the Harry Lumley-Bayshore Community Centre


The 3rd Annual Ted Kean-George Guenther Memorial Snooker/8 Ball Pool Tournament will be conducted on Saturday March 17th at the Owen Sound Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 6.

Sign-Up Sheets are located in the front lobby at the Legion.

Cash Prizes for 1st and 2nd Place in both the Mens & Ladies 8 Ball and Snooker events.

For more information call Ron at 519-370-0610.


The Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame invites residents to submit nominations for consideration of member induction into the Hall.

Nominations for Athletes, Builders & Teams will be accepted through Friday March 23rd at 4:30 pm.

Guidelines & nomination forms are available online at or at the town of Collingwood Parks, Recreation & Culture Department at 55 Ste Marie Street or the Centennial Aquatic Centre at 451 Third Street.

The members to be inducted will be announced in May.

The Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be Saturday October 27th.

For more information, contact Mark Rich at 705-443-5504


Nominations are open for the very first inductees to the new Clearview Township Culture and Sports Hall of Fame.

Forms are available at the township administration office in Stayner, all Clearview public library branches and both the Stayner and Creemore arenas.

Nomination forms are also available on the township website.

The nomination period closes on March 31st.

The awards will honour individuals and groups who have made a positive impact on the sports and cultural communities throughout the township.


The Kilsyth Young Guns and Kilsyth Flyers are proud to be the host teams for the 2018 Canadian Juvenile Broomball Championship Tournament in Owen Sound.

The Young Guns will host the Girls tournament while the Boys Championship will be hosted by the Flyers April 4th-7th at both the Bayshore & Regional Rec Centre.

More than a dozen teams from across the country will compete for the National titles.

For ticket, volunteer or sponsorship information, call 270-2935 or email [email protected] or join our facebook page
2018 Juvenile Broomball Canadian National Championships.

Make plans to support the Kilsyth Young Guns and Flyers as they host the Canadian Juvenile Broomball Championships April 4th-7th.


The 2018 Grey Roots Regional Heritage Fair is Thursday April 19th at Grey Roots Museum & Archive on Grey Road 18

The activities run from from 9 am to 2 pm and features close to 50 projects from various schools which will be on display and adjudicated by volunteer judges.  

The top projects from the Regional Fair will go on to the Provincial or National Fair in June


The Owen Sound Sports Hall of Fame Induction Night is Friday May 4th at the Harry Lumley-Bayshore Community Centre.

Six athletes, 3 builders, 3 teams and 1 special merit award will be part of the formal induction ceremony.

The Athletes to be inducted this year include Larisa Yurkiw, Jason Crone, Clarence " Hap " Day, Patti Davey, Jeff Reid and Joe McCrea

The 3 inductees into the Builders Category will be Raymond Thompson, Chris Fernando & Mark Berner plus James ' Bud ' Nuttall will be honoured with a Special Merit award.

Finally, there are 3 teams to be inducted for 2018; the 2011 Ontario Hockey League Champion Owen Sound Attack, the 1965 Owen Sound Bay Motor Hotel Softball Ontario Champions and the 2016 Shallow Lake Sting who won the Canadian Bantam Championship Tournament at Duncan McLellan Park


The annual Crimestoppers of Grey Bruce Golf Tournament is Friday June 1st.

The venue for the tournament has been changed to the Saugeen Golf Club.

Among the special guests scheduled to be on hand will be prominent Canadian sports announcer Brian Williams


On Saturday June 9th, the West Grey Durham Lions will be celebrating their 10th anniversary with a dinner and short program at the Walter's Falls Inn.


The 23rd Jeff Preston Celebrity Golf Tournament for Muscular Dystrophy research will be held on Friday July 20th at Saugeen Golf Club in Port Elgin.

Through the years, the tournament has generated funding of almost $1.4 million dollars for MD research.


The OASA Midget Fastball Championship Tournament will be staged in Owen Sound.

The Championship Tournament will be staged at Duncan McLellan Park July 28th & 29th.


The Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival Is going " Western " this year.

The 2018 invasion will start during the first week of September and continue till after the Thanksgiving weekend.

The parade on Sykes Street and Family Festival Hoedown at the Rotary Harbour Pavilion is scheduled for Friday, September 28.  

For more information, contact Marilyn Morris at [email protected] OR Helen Solmes at [email protected]


The 2018 Ontario Minor Track Association Provincial Cross Country Meet will be hosted by the Meaford Coyotes.

The Coyotes won the right to host the meet following an MTA vote on Sunday.

The date for the 2018 Provincials will be Saturday October 27th and the Coyotes will utilize the Georgian Bay Community School Athletic Field and part of the Georgian Trail.


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