United Church hosts family fun night June 20
By Brian Lemkay
June 8, 2012
Come one, come all to a family fun night with games for all ages. When is it? It’s Wednesday, June 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the MacTier United Church Fellowship hall. There are board games, card games, and outdoor games. Refreshments will be available for a small fee. For more information call 705-375-5132.
MacTier Public School has cookbooks for sale containing several of the parents’ and area folks’ recipes. Cost is $10 and you can purchase copies at Muskoka Station Store, Tangles, Best of Ontario Market, and Bass Lake Store.
The MacTier and District Lions Club held its annual steak supper with all the trimmings at its community hall on Tuesday, June 5. This was for other local Zone Clubs to have supper and discuss Lionism. All those in attendance had a great meal and a good chat.
The monthly Township of Georgian Bay $15 basket of fresh vegetables arrives for paid up customers on June 12 at the MacTier arena. Please take note you will be notified by phone of the time.
MacTier Legion Building Fund
To raise funds for the MacTier Legion Building Fund, there is a large bin at the rear of the Legion and for all kinds of Scrap Metal. This started as of June 1, please help out the Legion.
The MacTier Railroad Heritage Society has the museum open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on summer Saturdays at the back of the MacTier Lions Medical Centre Building. Also, it has the C.P. Rail Caboose open by the library at the same time. Come check out both locations.
KICX, New Country 106 will be holding a Video Dance Party at MacTier Arena on
July 7 from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. This is hosted by MacTier Figure Skating Club and it’s $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Come support the skating club.
Muskoka Lakes, Foot’s Bay, Glen Orchard firefighters and Glen Orchard Grade 8s and staff present a car wash in support of year-end activities of the Glen Orchard Public School Grade 8s. This is at the Glen Orchard School on Saturday, June 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Here are some Township of Georgian Bay news items. The 2011 audit was accepted. We are in better shape this year compared to last year. Now that education, district, and the township have approved budgets, taxes will increase about 2.7 per cent on average. Council approved the purchase of a 16 X 20 foot stage for use throughout the township and for rental outside. The purchase is supported by an Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant. Staff will be advertising for five volunteers to serve on the new planning committee.
Plans are well under way for the annual Big Weekend in Muskoka taking place in MacTier beginning on Friday, Aug. 3 and running right through until the evening of Sunday, Aug. 5. You can expect lots of family fun enjoying the beach volleyball tournament, the family movie night, under the big top comedy night, live entertainment, a children’s midway area, community barbecue, spectacular fireworks and so much more. Go to www.bigweekendfestival.ca for the most current news and visit often as we continue the weekend’s activities. Organizers are also looking for volunteers to assist with this year’s event. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
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