Just one of the many signs around town in support of Hardy Buoys

Just one of the many signs around town in support of Hardy Buoys

Everything you need to know about Sunday’s Big Community Event

Free food, tremendous prizes and great entertainment at Port Hardy's Civic Centre

THE BIG COMMUNITY EVENT

SUNDAY FEB. 26

Thank you to everyone that painted windows, created special menu items, and special offers around town.

Please keep these specials and decorations going until Tuesday Feb. 28 as  the CBC and Arlene will be filming and enjoying our town until then.

There will be no parking at the Civic Centre.

NIT will be providing a free shuttle service from the Thunderbird Mall parking lot, beginning at 10:30 a.m

Leave your wallet at home, this entire day is free!

However, it would be greatly appreciated if everyone could bring a non perishable food item for the North Island food bank’s shelves.

The fun starts at 11 a.m.  and all times listed are approximations.

Everyone in attendance can pick up a ticket and be entered into all the draws.

A list of rules has been attached as well. Winning ticket holders  — except those winners of the second chance draws — MUST be present to claim their prize.— Carol Dirom

 

The Big Event

11 a.m. The fun begins. Live entertainment on the Rotary outdoor stage

11:15  a.m. Free Draw. Clayton Stoner Minnisota Wild signed hockey jersey

11:45 a.m. Free Draw. Canucks Getaway Pkg. two Vancouver Canucks tickets, return airfare for two & hotel

Noon: Arlene Dickinson arrives by surprise transportation. Grand entrance!

12:30 p.m. Kwakiutl First Nations welcome and traditional dancers

12:50 p.m. Free Draw: Willie Mitchell L.A. Kings signed hockey jersey

12:50 p.m. Clifton Murray arrives by surprise transportation, special entrance!

12:55 p.m. Special Appearance by Clifton Murray, Georgia Murray & other presentations

1:20 p.m. Free Draw: Half day fishing charter & fish processing pkg.

1:20 p.m. Pizza Faceoff begins. Judges and teams competing are introduced.

1:40 p.m. Free Draw: Canucks hockey jersey, signed by the entire team.

2 p.m. Pizza Faceoff begins inside the Civic Centre

2 p.m. Free Draw: Telegraph Cove Get a Way Package.

2:30 p.m. Free Draw: Canucks hockey jersey, signed by the entire team

3 p.m. Free Draw: BC Ferries Inside Passage trip for 4 people and vehicle

3:30 p.m. Free Draw: Full day fishing charter & fish processing pkg.

4 p.m. Free Draw: Pair of tickets to see MADONNA live in Vancouver Sept. 29

4 p.m. Pizza Faceoff Winners are announced

4:20 p.m. Free Draw: Canucks hockey jersey signed by the entire team

4:40 p.m. Free Draw: Canucks hockey jersey signed by the entire team

5 p.m. Free Draw: Canucks Get a Way pkg. Two Canucks tickets, return airfare for two & hotel

5:30 p.m. Free Draw: Great Bear Lodge. Two night stay, seaplane flight from hardy, bear watching, gourmet meals. Valued at more than $3500

5:30 p.m. Get your tickets into the second chance draw box

6 p.m. Various Second Chance Draws. Winning ticket holders do not have to be present for the second chance draws. We will notify the second chance winners. All other free draws winning ticket holder must be present.

 

ALL DAY & ALL FREE!

Free Swim 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.

Free Skate 3:30 p.m. until 6 p.m.

Jam Shack Araknids – Live Band

Overwaitea – Hot Dogs, beverages, & face painting

Marine Harvest – Salmon BBQ, Salmon Burgers

Hardy Buoys Smoked Fish – candied salmon nugget samples,

Busy B’s Concession – Hot Dogs, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, other select beverages

Pepsi Products

Kin Hut – Hot Dogs, slushies

Ethnic tent – Filipino traditional bites, made with smoked salmon

Kelley’s Chocolates

Salmon Enhancement Centre

North Island Tourism Information booth