Tuesday, 12 September 2017 04:52

Village of Frontier celebrating Canada’s 150th

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The community of Frontier will celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary as well has hold a fundraiser to upgrade campground facilities.


The event will be held Sunday, Sept. 24 and take place in the park behind the Seniors' Centre at 211-1st Street West in Frontier.  Everyone is encouraged to bring some lawn chairs.
The day will start with a joint church service at 11 a.m. in the park, followed by opening remarks which will lead into local entertainment including bands, singing and dancing. There will also be children’s games and horse-drawn wagon rides. There will be Filipino and Norwegian Food Booths.
The evening will wind down with a beef supper from 5-7 p.m. at the Frontier Hall.
In case of inclement weather, events will be moved to the Frontier Hall.
Anyone wishing to volunteer for various events, can contact Brady Berg or Payton Miller.
Donations of silent auction items, as well as cash donations are greatly appreciated and can be dropped off at the Village of Frontier office. Cash donations will help offset the expenses of the day and/or the campground upgrades.
In conjunction with the Canada 150 celebration, the Frontier Flyers will be holding the 1st Annual Slow Pitch Tournament, starting on Friday, Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. and running through to Saturday, Sept. 23.
There is a $100 entry fee, three game guarantee, three women per team minimum, home run derby.
There will be a food booth and beer gardens at the ball diamonds.
On Saturday, Sept. 23 there will be a pancake breakfast at the Frontier Hall  from 8-10 a.m. There will be a parade at 10:30 a.m. 
Anyone interested in putting an entry into the parade will assemble at 10:15 a.m. at the vacant lot west of the Village office. For more information about the parade, contact Owen Vasseur at 306-296-7770.
The slow pitch tournament will continue on Saturday at 2 p.m. and the beer gardens will open.
To register a team in the Slow Pitch Tournament, contact Keegan Ham at 306-296-7400 or Dayton Fossum at 306-750-3601
Honey Bee Manufacturing will offer tours of the manufacturing plant where they assemble combine headers.  These tours will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23 following the parade and again later the same day.

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