Town’s Recreational Pond Hockey Underway

Registration for the Town of New Tecumseth’s new recreational pond hockey program is now on.

Parks, Recreation and Culture staff want to make sure that young people who are interested to visit the centre but do not have the necessary equipment are still able to join.

Those who have new or gently used child or youth hockey equipment and are willing to help, can donate the equipment at one of the Town’s recreational facilities.

In exchange for donations, the Town will be offering free skates:

- NTRC- March 26th 6:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m.

- Beeton- March 27th 6:30 p.m. – 7:50 p.m.

- TCFC- March 28th 6:00 p.m. -7:20 p.m.

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Win Tickets for Johnny Winter Concert in Barrie

The Barrie Advance is giving away a pair of tickets and a meet with the legendary Johnny Winter at Violets Venue on Thursday, March 2oth.

Johnny Winter is an American blues guitarist, singer and producer. He is known for his high-energy blues-rock albums and live performances that were very popular in the late 1960s and ’70s. He is also known for his collaboration and friendship with blues legend Muddy Waters. The Rolling Stone magazine has listed Winter among the 100 Greatest Guitarist of All Time.

The ticket draw will be held on Monday, March 17th at 9:00 a.m.

To enter the contest, please click here.

Good luck!

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Alliston’s Potato Festival Among the Best in the Area

The Alliston Potato Festival has once again entered in the list of the Top 100 Festivals and Events in the area of Ontario.

The list is comprised of Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO) and features events that excel in their area of industry.

The application for the Potato Festival was submitted last year. An independent panel of judges afterwards selects the best from across Ontario.

The winners were recently announced in Toronto.

This is the second year in a row that the Potato Festival in Alliston enters in the list of the top 100 festivals in Ontario.

The 41st Annual Alliston Potato Festival is scheduled to take place in August 8th to 10th.

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