Tour de Rock rides on in the North Island

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Here’s the Tour de Rock on the North Island events:

• Saturday Sept. 24 – Port Alice Seafood Dinner

Port Alice continues its tremendous support of the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock by hosting the Team at their Annual Seafood Dinner/Auction and Fundraiser 5:30 p.m. at the Port Alice Legion. Tickets are $20. For tickets or info: cla@cablerocket.com

• Saturday Sept. 24 –Port Hardy Civic Centre: Movie, or Dinner and a Movie.

Come out to see Cars 2 at 3:30 p.m. (doors open at 3 p.m.), or for a great family dinner at 5 p.m., donated by Malone’s, then stay for a fun all-ages movie, Cars 2, at 6 p.m. $25 for a family (2 adults, 2 kids), just adults $12, kids $5. For more information contact: pmertz@bc.cancer.ca

• Sunday Sept. 25 – Lunch in the Park, Port Hardy 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

An opportunity to meet the riders while on tour, featuring a special memorial celebration to remember loved ones that have lost their battle with cancer. Note: If it rains, the event will take place in the Civic Centre. Tickets $15 for adults, $5 under 12 and seniors or $30 for a family of four. For more information contact: pmertz@bc.cancer.ca

•Sunday September 25 – Pasta Dinner, Port McNeill

Show your support for the Tour de Rock riders as they roll into Port McNeill at the pasta dinner hosted by the Sportsman Restaurant. Enjoy delicious lasagna, spaghetti, salad and garlic bread with the chance to enter a 50/50 cash draw and raffle. There will be two sittings for this dinner, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. RCMP officers will be present in their red serge attire and you’ll have a chance to meet this year’s Tour de Rock riders! Tickets available soon at The Sportsman Restaurant, Gus’s and the Black Bear Resort. For more information contact: pmertz@bc.cancer.ca

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