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Family Fest 101 Details

Family Fest 101 Details

Friends of Chippewa Park

 

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ~~~~  June 25, 2022 (LSNews)  The Friends of Chippewa Park today announced the details of Family Fest 101, their August long weekend celebration to mark the hundredth anniversary plus one of the park. The event will feature more than 55 musical performers, refreshments, amusement rides, water and beach activities, special fun for the kids, games, and theatre performances.

A broad range of Thunder Bay and area musicians, comedians, and other entertainers will be showcased over the five days. There will be something for all musical tastes, from rock, folk, Indigenous and jazz to blues, classical, and ethnic. Headliners will include Ian Tamblyn, Daylin James, the Sensational Hot Rods, and the Damones cover band, Psycho Therapy. These performers will be joined by such favourites as Shy-Anne Bartlett, Sunday Wilde, Robin Ranger, J.C. Campbell, Nadjiwon, The Lockyer Boys, Rodney Brown, Flipper Flanagan’s Flat Footed Four and the Macgillivray Pipe Band among many others.

The organizers said that this will be an event for all ages. A children's festival hosted by Our Kids Count will be held on site with a fish derby, games, kids’ activities, and musical entertainment. The amusement rides will be operating including the park’s heritage carousel. RV and tenting sites will be available. Food, refreshments, and merchandise will be offered for sale on site.

Festival co-chair, Cathy Sawicki said that staging the event in an outdoor setting will help to ensure that people feel safe while at the same time having fun and enjoying being with family and friends.

“People want to get together and enjoy the company of others, take in some concerts, sample some great food and beverages – in short, to begin to have fun together again. Holding Family Fest 101 in such an expansive venue as Chippewa Park will enable them to do all this but in a way that feels secure”, she said.

The musical and comedy performances schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 28 – 6 pm to 11 pm

Friday, July 29 - 6 pm to 1 am

Saturday, July 30 - 1 pm to 1 am                  Children's Festival 1 pm to 5 pm

Sunday, July 31 - 1 pm to 1 am                     Children's Festival 1 pm to 5 pm

Monday, Aug 1 - 1 pm to midnight (Civic Holiday) Children's Festival 1 pm to 5 pm

There will be no charge to enter the park and take in the events. www.familyfest101.ca

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Thunder Bay and Area Homicides  2022  

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Homicides 2022

No Date  Victim Charged  
         
Aug 2   Harriet GRAY Homicide #10  Manslaughter charge laid in death of senior
July 29, 2022 CHARLIE RITCH   Thunder Bay's Murder #9 East End
June 26 AIDEN CUNNINGHAM DANIEL BRAYDEN KEEFE Homicide #8  MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED
June 24 JOHN RUEBEN. JOSEPH HUBBARD 904 Miles Street 
WANTED “MISSING” MAN ARRESTED FOR MURDER
Jun3 17  ALAN CORY ESQUEGA    SADISTIC RAPIST BEATEN TO DEATH WITH BASEBALL BAT
  June 8 

Not released
Now say this death is not being counted as a homicide

 

  Sudden Death #6 Junot Park
June 5 Tyrese BELMORE   Thunder Bay 5th Homicide Victim identified
May 23 CODY BULMER DANIEL BLAIS 2nd MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED
May 15  JAMES  CHAPAIS JAIME OSMAR WANTED MURDER SUSPECT ON BAIL CAPTURED BY THUNDER BAY POLICE
May 2 Adrian Anthony Richardson
Hoddar Ave 
  TBay Homicide #2 Toronto Gang War in Current River
         
Jan 26, Antoine BOUCHARD,
325 Bethune Street
  MURDER on BETHUNE STREET 2022
         
         

 

Thunder Bay and Area Homicides  2021  

 

No Date Victim Charged  
Homicide #6 Thunder Bay Dec 18 BRIAN JACOB WYER SHANE KRUCHAK TBPS ARREST SUSPECT IN MURDER OF BRIAN WYERTBPS ARREST SUSPECT IN MURDER OF BRIAN WYER

Nov 4

 

SpeCONRAD JOSEPH BANNONnce Court 

  Westfort Ward's 3rd Murder 2021
 
Nov 19

STEVEN BURNS
Part Ave 

  WHAT REALLY HAPPENED IN THE STABBING DEATH OF STEVEN BURNS?
  Jordon Lapointe
147 Frederica St
  4th MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED IN WESTFORT FIRE BOMBING
June 29   DUSTIN DENNIS MOFFATT WESTFORT KILLER WAS WANTED ON WARRANTS
May 10 Liam Slipperjack.   Update LIMBRICK STREET MURDER OF LIAM SLIPPERJACK
         

 

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