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CKPR Presented Events

91.5 CKPR Live at Vanderwees Garden Gallery

Join 91.5 CKPR Live on Location at

Vanderwees Garden Gallery
6488 Mapleward Road
Saturday December 15, 2018
11a.m. - 3p.m.

See You There!

91.5 CKPR Live on Location - Griffin Jewellery Designs

Join 91.5 CKPR Live on Location at

Griffin Jewellery Designs
Intercity Shopping Centre
Friday, November 23rd
10a.m. - 2p.m.

See You There!

Show me the Money in support of Our Kids Count

91.5 CKPR is proud to support Show me the Money in support of Our Kids Count!
 

Historically both of Our Kids Count and the Kiwanis Club of Westfort have raffled off a Harley Davidson motorcycle for many years. It has been a great vehicle for us to raise funds and while sales have been for the most part profitable, they have varied from year to year and often have proven a difficult sell, given the unique nature of this great brand.
Well, all that is about to change. We are announcing our new draw which is a joint partnership between Our Kids Count and the Kiwanis Club of Westfort. It is the “Show Me The Money” draw where we will be giving away $100,000 in cash over a twelve month period. There will be 15,000 tickets available at $20.00 each. The prizes offered and the lower cost of the ticket should prove to make this an easy sale to prospective supporters of both of our organizations.
Draws will be held during the first Friday of every month starting January 2018 to December 2018. Tickets purchased up to the Monday of the draw week will be included in the monthly draw. All tickets pulled will go back into the drum after being announced and will be made available to win again, again and again.
 

Cash Prizes will be as follows:
July 6, 2018: $1,000 $500 $375
August 3, 2018: $1,000 $500 $375
September 7, 2018: $20,000
October 5, 2018: $1,000 $500 $375
November 2, 2018: $1,000 $500 $375
December 7, 2018: $50,000
 

Tickets will be sold at:
Action Tire, Adex Marketing, Airlane Hotel, Auto Home Paints, A-Z Rentals Equipment World, Bay Credit Union, Bay Credit Union, Bay Village Coffee, Best Western Crossroads, Best Western Nor’Wester, Brent Park Store, Can-Op, Can-Op South Neebing, Carstar Collision Centre, Currie’s Copy Shop, Daytona’s, Dulux Paints, Equipment World, Fresh Air Experience, Fountain Tire, Great Canadian Car Wash, Halfway Motors Mazda, Halfway Motors Nissan, Halfway Motors Powersports, Hertz Equipment Rentals, Impact Promotions, Java Hut, Kabob Village, Kakabeka Esso, Kakabeka Shell, Lotto Shop (Grandview Mall), Mckenzie Inn, Mastrangelo Fuels, Mr.Sub, Nippers, OK Tire, Our Kids Count, Perfect Fit, Port Arthur Curling Club, Recreation World RV’s, Rollason Flowers, Roosters Bistro, Santorelli’s Husky Truck Shop, Thunder Bay Harley Davidson, Thunder Country Diving, Valhalla Inn, Wanson Lumber, Whole 9 Yards
 

St. Joseph’s Foundation Annual Grand-A-Day Giveaway

91.5 CKPR is proud to present St. Joseph’s Foundation  Annual Grand-A-Day Giveaway!
 

The Grand-a-Day Draw is your chance to win $1,000 every day in November plus early bird and bonus prizes.
Tickets are now on sale for the St Joseph’s Foundation Grand a Day Giveaway.
With $50,000 to be won make sure you get your ticket! Only 1500 tickets are printed and sell out!
Grand a day giveaways take place from Nov 1-30, 2018   
Tickets are $100 each
To buy tickets call (807) 768-4440
Must be at least 18 years of age to buy tickets         
For more information, please visit: http://www.sjftb.net/grand-a-day-draw
Early Bird Winners of $200 Each
Draw date: September 18

Early Bird Winners of $250 Each
Draw Date: September 25

Early Bird Winners of $500 Each
Draw Date: October 2

Early Bird Winners of $1000 Each
Draw Dates: October 9, October 16

Daily Winners of $1000 Each
November 1- November 30

Bonus Winners of $1000 Each
Draw Date: November 30

Grand Prize Winner of $10,000
Draw Date: November 30
Winner announcements take place on 91.5 CKPR at 4:40 daily with Bill Hogan, Winner's information is posted by noon the following day, Monday to Friday only.
 

Lottery License M806988
 

Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra .... Our most inclusive season ever!

Join the TBSO  for a wealth of musical gems, exciting sounds, impressive guest artists and a splendid array of captivating concerts.

Subscribe to the whole season! Go to TBCA Box office today! Exciting new subscription packages. Main Stage, Second Stage, Special Events... a sound bite for everyone!  Go to tbso.ca for more information.

Easter Seals Thunder Bay Celebrity Hockey Classic

91.5 CKPR is proud to support  the Easter Seals Thunder Bay Celebrity Hockey Classic

On Friday, October 26 hockey fans in Thunder Bay will have the opportunity to skate with NHL greats in the city’s 2nd annual Celebrity Hockey Classic in support of Easter Seals Ontario.

When asked about returned to Thunder Bay for the tournament, Wendel Clark, former Captain of the Toronto Maples Leafs, had this to say: “I truly enjoyed participating in the Easter Seals Celebrity hockey Classic last year in Thunder Bay and glad to say I will be there again….see you in October!”

The tournament kicks off the evening of Thursday, October 25 with an unforgettable Draft Party at Sleeping Giant Brewery, where each team will select a former NHL star to play on their team. Draft positions will be determined by the total dollars raised by each team. After an evening spent getting to know their celebrity teammate, teams will hit the ice on Friday, October 26 at the Thunder Bay Tournament Centre. Each team is guaranteed a minimum 3 games with VIP treatment before and after each game.

An All-Star game will occur at the end of the day with the top individual fundraisers from each team taking on the Celebrity All-Star Team in a thrilling game of hockey. Other Celebrity Hockey Classic tournaments taking place this year feature Eric Lindros in Whitby, Brad May in Halton, Rick Vaive in Waterloo, and events in York-Simcoe and Grey Bruce.

Each team must pay a registration fee of $1,500, plus a minimum of $400 per player in fundraising in order to qualify to play in the tournament.

Funds will help kids in Ontario with physical disabilities live more independently within their communities.

For over 95 years, Easter Seals has been providing support for children and youth with physical disabilities with programs including financial assistance to help purchase mobility equipment and communication devices, as well as fully accessible summer camp opportunities at its two properties, Camp Merrywood and Camp Woodeden. For more information, please visit CelebrityHockeyClassics.com or EasterSeals.org.
 

Rung Music Circle’s 35th Annual Fundraising Evening of Fabulous Food and Marvelous Music

91.5 CKPR proud to support Raag Rung Music Circle’s 35th Annual Fundraising Evening of Fabulous Food and Marvelous Music !

35th Annual Fundraising Evening of Fabulous Food and Marvelous Music

Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Italian Cultural Centre

Featuring the king of the Tabla  Panait Ahindo Chatterjee

Gift Draws for every table and numerous door-prizes

Tickets are $55 + hst ( before Oct 15) $60 + hst (after Oct 15)
Doors-5pm
Dinner-6pm
Concert-8pm

Reserve your tickets soon!!!

For tickets and further information, please call 807-577-5641 or email Raag-RungMusicCircle@shaw.ca or visit www.Raag-RungMusicCircle.com

Dedicated to Post-Secondary student scholarships and Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra
 

Magnus Theatre 2018-2019 Season

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the Magnus Theatre 2018-2019 Season!

Magnus Theatre’s Artistic Director, Thom Currie, laid out his vision for the upcoming 2018-19 season today. As always, the new season has something for everyone, but the new season will be packing even more entertainment into the mix.
The Main Stage officially starts with BANG BANG, a drama by Kat Sandler. A white playwright uses the shooting of an unarmed young Black man by a police officer as a “jumping off point” for his hit play that is soon to be adapted into a major movie. Gripping, controversial and very funny, BANG BANG is a brand new play from an exciting new playwright.
Next up is the theatre hit with a cult-like following; THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW by Richard O’Brien. The humorous “musical with music” has thrilled audiences around the world since the early 1970s and will have Thunder Bay audiences on their feet to do the Time Warp.
Magnus ends the first half of the season with a Christmas Classic by a northern playwright. Michael Shepherd’s take on Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL will be holiday fun for the entire family. Follow Ebenezer Scrooge’s visits from the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future in a heartwarming tale of redemption.
The second half starts with the intriguing one man show HUFF. Written and performed by Cliff Cardinal, Huff is the wrenching, yet darkly comic tale of Wind and his brothers, caught in a torrent of solvent abuse and at high risk of suicide. Wind’s fantastic dream world bleeds into his haunting reality, as he’s preyed on by the Trickster through the hallways at school, the abandoned motel he loves more than home, and his own fragile psyche.
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and Magnus Theatre have teamed up to bring Thunder Bay a co-production of BUYING THE FARM, a hilarious comedy by Shelley Hoffman and Stephen Sparks. Thom Currie will direct both the Winnipeg and Thunder Bay productions.
The season will conclude with the non-stop comedy BOEING BOEING by Marc Camoletti and translated by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans, this classic 1960’s French farce was a smash hit recent Broadway revival. The story concerns the self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard, who has three fiancées, each one an airline hostess on competing airlines. All is going smoothly until an unexpected schedule change brings all three to the apartment for an overnight at the same time. Chaos ensues, as Bernard enlists his best friend and his cleaning lady to keep his three fiancées from figuring out what is going on.
Magnus will also be including many bonuses in the new season including Theatre For Young Audience Tours, A Community Fundraiser Show involving local lawyers, a series of concerts throughout the year, The 2019 Collective Creation Project, the all new Magnus Theatre Young Company, Magnus Masterclasses and much more.
The new season at Magnus will offer theatre fans more than ever! 
To purchase season tickets or single show tickets visit the box office in person or online at www.magnustheatre.com
Shows:

Bang Bang- by Kat Sandler
Runs Sept 6- Sept 22:
Pay What You Can Performance: Sunday, Sept 16th
Show info: New Canadian Play. A white playwright uses the shooting of an unarmed young Black man by a police officer as a “jumping off point” for his hit play that is soon to be adapted into a major movie. As Hollywood comes knocking for the writer, he makes a surprise visit to the home of the officer involved. With Sandler’s trademark wit, BANG BANG traces the impact of what it means to be inspired by true events.

The Rocky Horror Show- by Richard O’Brien
Runs: Oct 18-Nov 10
Pay what you can Performance: October 28
Show info: On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean cut kids run into tire trouble and seek help at the Frankenstein place, where Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter is in the midst of one of his maniacal experiments. Come along for the ride as Brad and Janet meet Riff-Raff, Magenta, Columbia, Rocky and more, embarking on a night that they will never forget!

A Christmas Carol- by Michael Shepherd
Runs: December 6-Dec 22
Pay What You Can Performance: December 16th
Show info: It’s Christmas Eve and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is on his own in the world, rich but miserable. Thus begins a ghost story that takes Scrooge on a journey through his life. The Ghost of Christmases Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmases Yet To Come are his guides, offering a final chance at redemption. Spine tingling and heartwarming.

Huff
Show dates: TBD
Show info: TBD

Buying the Farm
Show dates: TBD
Show info: TBD

Boeing Boeing
Show dates: TBD
Show info: TBD

Resolute Save a Heart Ball

91.5 CKPR is proud to support  TBRHSC Resolute Save a Heart Ball

Dr. Andrea MacDougall, Medical Program Director of the Cardiovascular Program & Cardiologist at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, invites you to join us as we celebrate 13 years of investing in the heart of our community.

Sat, Oct 20
6pm-midnight at the Victoria Inn


Set your heart on THIS year’s “Resolute Save a Heart Ball”, Saturday, October 20th at the Victoria Inn.
Enjoy a gala evening that includes a gourmet dinner, dancing to the sensational sounds of Viva, spectacular auctions and more! 

Every donation goes to the Northern Cardiac Fund for excellence in cardiac care and bringing more cardiac services closer to home. 
Get tickets online at www.healthsciencesfoundation.ca

“Together we are healthier”

Autumn Getaway Raffle in Support of Precious Bundles Children’s Clothing assistance program

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the Autumn Getaway Raffle in Support of Precious Bundles Children’s Clothing assistance program

Tickets are only $3 each or 2 for $5

Draw date : Nov 4 at 12pm
only 3000 tickets printed.
Lottery License #M807014

1st prize- airfare for 2 anywhere WestJet Flies (value $2900)
2nd prize: Local Eats’ & Treat’s prize pack: $100 gc to Eat Local Pizza, $50 gc to The Caribou, $50 gc to The Keg, $50 gc to Man vs Meat, $25 gc to Sweet North Bakery and $25 gc to The Blue Door Bistro (value $300)
3rd prize: Weekend retreat for 2 at the Victoria Inn( 1 night stay with one dinner and breakfast for 2) (value $250.00)

Tickets available at :
The Blue Door Bistro
Dulux Paints
Gear Up for Outdoors
Competitive Edge Skate Sharpening
Cressman's North end Variety
Eat Local Pizza
Man vs Meat
Rebel Salad
High Variety
Oliver Road Can-Op
Perfect Fit Lingerie
Pinewood Ford
South Neebing Variety

About Precious Bundles:
- Precious Bundles is a community oriented, non-profit organization in Thunder Bay, ON.
- We accept donations of quality second-hand children's clothing, toys, books and baby items and redistribute them to families in need.
- Precious Bundles was created in 2005 as a way to help ease the financial stress some families face. Our organization was started by two volunteers who had children of their own and a realization of the costs associated with raising a family. As the word is spreading, our organization is quickly growing with assistance from volunteers and other local community groups.
- Precious Bundles is a non-profit group of parents helping other parents. Our service recycles quality used children’s clothing and essential items throughout the community of Thunder Bay. By lessening the expenses associated with raising children we hope to give many children a brighter future.

- Precious Bundles helps anyone who may need it. This includes: Low income families, Single parents, Students, Parents with multiple children

- We have helped many people who find themselves in different situations. You do not have to be in the above categories to ask for our help. Some of our clients recently lost their jobs, left their spouses or simply could not make ends meet. If you find yourself in a similar situation and need assistance, either as a one-time donation or ongoing help as your children grow, please give us a call.

Lakehead Track & Field

Lakehead Track & Field offers both Sprints/ Hurdles and Distance running training groups along with some integrated jumps training within the sprints/ hurdle sessions.
 

The Sprints/ Hurdles training focuses around events from 60m - 400m, whereas the distance group will focus on 800m all the way up to Cross-Country running.

Track & Field is the root of all sports, utilizing skills of speed, power, coordination, strength and endurance to compete throughout a variety of events. Lakehead is proud to have passionate and educated coaches to help athletes reach their full-potential in all areas of sports.

Lakehead Track & Field prides itself on being an outlet for athletes in Thunder Bay, a space for runners to take their skills to the next level, but also a place for multi-sport athletes to perfect their craft and transfer their abilities into other sports to become more successful.
 

Practice Schedule:
• Monday: 4:15pm - LU Hanger (Sprints) or Boulevard Lake (Distance)
• Wednesday: 4:15pm - LU Hanger (Sprints) or Boulevard Lake (Distance)
• Saturday: 9:15am - LU Hanger (Sprints) or Centennial Park (Distance)
NOTE: Coach McDonough also offers alternative session times for SPRINTS practices if athletes are unable to attend regular scheduled practices -- must contact!
 

How to join?
• Email Coach Joe McDonough with any questions you may have
• Fill out subsequent Registration and Waiver Forms
• Payment: Club Fee of $500.00
• Come out to any scheduled practice for a general meet and greet with coaches!
 

What happens after you've signed-up?
• Access to Lakehead University's Athletic Facility
• Yearly training plan for track workouts + strength workouts provided (Sprints)
• Free Team Racing Gear
• Entry Fees into any competition covered by Lakehead
• Subsidized travel costs and all-travel provided to and from competition locations
• Access to all Lakehead Track equipment (Blocks, Hurdles, Medicine Balls, Resistance Sleds etc...)
 

12th Annual Gear Up for Outdoors Spread the Warmth Winter Coat Drive in support of the Shelter house

91.5 CKPR is proud to be support the 12th Annual Gear Up for Outdoors Spread the Warmth Winter Coat Drive in support of the Shelter house Thunder Bay and Precious Bundles.

The days are getting shorter and colder…  let’s get ready to "Spread the Warmth"
Living in Thunder Bay you need a winter jacket… no ifs, ands or buts!  Right now, you can help yourself by helping others. 
12 years ago, the staff at Gear Up for Outdoors initiated the Winter Coat Drive, The coat drive being a program to help those less fortunate in our community to overcome the cold winter season.

The Winter Coat Drive has collected over 1014 Jackets for the two local organizations Precious Bundles and Shelter House Thunder Bay.

Between Thursday, October 4 -Thursday, October 20 , Bring in a clean, gently used jacket to Gear up for Outdoors and you’ll receive 15% off a new winter jacket. A TbayTel warm winter toque will also be included with each donated winter jacket.  Every donated jacket will also receive a ballot to win 1 of 6, $100 dollar gift certificates from the Keg Steakhouse and Bar.  ( Draw Date for Keg gift cards: Friday, December 21)

Stand Up Comedy at the Finlandia Club -Dave Hemstad

91.5 CKPR is proud to present Stand Up Comedy at the Finlandia Club Featuring 3 time Canadian Comedy Award Nominee headliner Dave Hemstad.

Also featuring Isso Rautsalainen, opener Miki Hughes and Emcee Chris Holland.

Friday, November 2nd and Saturday, November 3rd with two hilarious shows each night at 7:00pm and 9:30pm sharp!

Tickets are $22 in advance and $25 at the door and are available at The Hoito, The Persian Man, Galaxy Lanes, and The Northern Cancer Fund at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation Office

Women’s Health Awareness Month (WHAM)

91.5 CKPR is proud to support Women’s Health Awareness Month (WHAM)

WHAM stands for Women’s Health Awareness Month being celebrated the month of October

Screen for Life Mobile Coach

Throughout the month of October, we are celebrating Women’s Health Awareness Month, known as WHAM, and we want women take charge of their health! We will be live on location with the Screen for Life Mobile Coach at various locations in the region.  Women are encouraged to call 1-800-461-7031 to book their appointment for breast, cervical, and colorectal screening

91.5 CKPR will be Live on location on Thursday, Oct 4 from 1-5 at the Superstore in Thunder Bay
 

WHAM Facts:

Did you know that cervical cancer is almost entirely preventable with regular screening, the HPV vaccine and timely follow-up of any abnormal results? With October being Women’s Health Awareness Month, we are encouraging women aged 21-69 to make sure they are up to date with their Pap tests. If you are unsure of your eligibility, call 1-800-461-7031.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Ontario women. 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime which is why regular breast cancer screening is important. Screening helps find cancer early when it may be smaller and easier to treat. We are celebrating WHAM (Women’s Health Awareness Month) throughout the month of October and encouraging that all women aged 50-74 are getting screened every 2 years for breast cancer.  To book an appointment or to see if you are due for screening, call 1-800-461-7031.

Throughout the month of October, we are celebrating Women’s Health Awareness Month, known as WHAM, and we want women take charge of their health! Living a healthy lifestyle including a healthy diet filled with vegetables and fruit, 150 minutes of physical activity per week, and living a smoke-free lifestyle can all reduce your risk for cancer. It is also important to make sure that you are up to date on cancer screening to catch cancer early! Visit www.tbrhsc.net/prevention for more healthy lifestyle tips.

WHAM, Women’s Health Awareness Month, is a great opportunity to shine the spotlight on women’s health for the entire month of October.  If you have recently received a letter in the mail, telling you that you are due for a mammogram, it is important to get screened. You can book a mammogram at the hospitals in Kenora, Sioux Lookout, Fort Frances and Thunder Bay along with Thunder Bay Diagnostics or the Screen for Life Coach. Call 1-800-461-7031 to make a cancer screening appointment. It’s time to take charge and get screened for breast cancer!

Cervical cancer can be treated if caught early through regular Pap tests. If you are a woman between the ages of 21 and 69 and have ever been sexually active, you should have a Pap test every three years. You can book a Pap test at your local sexual health clinic, with your healthcare provider or on the Screen for Life Coach. As October is Women’s Health Awareness Month, we want women to take charge of their own health.

WHAM, Bam, Thank-you Ma’am! WHAM is Women’s Health Awareness Month – a month encouraging women everywhere to take charge of their own health, including keeping up to date with regular cancer screening. BAM: It only takes twenty minutes to have a mammogram completed. Thank-you Ma’am: Thank you for getting screened for breast and cervical cancer. It’s time to take charge and get screened so call 1-800-461-7031 to book your appointment today!

As part of WHAM, Women’s Health Awareness Month, we want to make sure women know the facts. Did you know that the most important risk factor and cause of cervical cancer is HPV, which is spread primarily through sexual contact? The best way to protect yourself against HPV is to get the HPV vaccine and use protection. It is also important to make sure that you are up to date with your cervical cancer screening, by completing regular Pap tests.  Talk to your health care provider or call 1-800-461-7031 to book your appointment on the Screen for Life Coach.

Are you over the age of 50? Make sure you are getting screened for colorectal cancer.  October is dedicated to Women’s Health Awareness Month, but both men and women aged 50-74 should be completing an FOBT kit to screen for colorectal cancer. Talk to your primary care provider about getting a take home FOBT kit. It’s time to take charge of your own health!

Take Charge. Get Screened for Cancer. Breast and cervical cancers can be detected early with regular cancer screening. Are you up to date with your cancer screening? Take charge of your health and ensure you are up to date with your mammograms and Pap tests. To book an appointment or to see if you are eligible for breast and cervical cancer screening, call 1-800-461-7031.

October is WHAM (Women’s Health Awareness Month) which means we are encouraging women of all ages to look after their health. However, did you know that as women age, the chance of getting breast cancer rises and can be present without symptoms. It is important to get a mammogram every 2 years between the ages of 50 and 74 to find small breast cancers before the symptoms are present. If you are due for a mammogram, call 1-800-461-7031 and get screened.

A common myth is that colorectal cancer only affects men but this is NOT TRUE! Both men and women can be affected by colorectal cancer. Since October is Women’s Health Awareness Month, we want to make sure that women aged 50-74 get screened for colorectal cancer as well. Get your FOBT kit from your primary care provider or on the Screen for Life Mobile Coach. Take charge of your health and get screened for colorectal cancer.

WHAM! October is Women’s Health Awareness Month and we are encouraging women to take charge of their own health. It is important to live a healthy lifestyle to reduce the risks of chronic diseases such as cancer. Some tips to live a healthy lifestyle in clued avoiding alcohol or limiting the amount consumed, maintaining a healthy body weight, and getting screened for cancer.

Sexually active and over the age of 21? We are encouraging all women to get screened for cervical cancer and by getting a Pap test. Don’t have a family health care provider? Don’t worry, if you are between the ages of 21 and 69 and have ever been sexually active, you can still book a Pap test every 3 years at a sexual health clinic or on the Screen for Life Mobile Coach.  It’s time to take charge and get screened so call 1-800-461-7031 to book yours today.

October means that the leaves are changing, the return of Pumpkin spiced everything, and cozy fall sweaters. But most importantly WHAM (Women’s Health Awareness Month) runs throughout the month of October where we are encouraging all women to make sure that they are up to date with their cancer screening. All women aged 50 to 74 should be getting screened for breast and colorectal cancer every 2 years with women aged 21 to 69 getting screened for cervical cancer every 3 years. If you are unsure of your screening eligibility or to book an appointment, call 1-800-461-7031.

October means Halloween which includes Trick or Treating, carving pumpkins, and scary movies. But do you want to know what’s really scary? More than 40% of eligible people in our region are not up to date with their colorectal cancer screening! It is time to take charge and get screened for colorectal cancer by completing an FOBT kit. Talk to your primary care provider about getting take home FOBT kit.  October is also Women’s Health Awareness Month so we are calling all the women out there to make sure you are up to date with your breast and cervical cancer screening as well. For more information on the cancer screening guidelines visit www.tbrhsc.net/prevention-and-screening

Step Up and Go Purple in support of October Child Abuse Prevention Month

91.5 CKPR and CFNO are proud to support Step Up and Go Purple in support of October Child Abuse Prevention Month

October is Child Abuse Prevention month:

A time to show kids that you see them, That you know they deserve to live and play in a safe community, That they don’t need to hide or feel ashamed. And to remind them that you are there to look out for their safety when they need help. 

STEP UP HERO AWARDS:

Anishnabek Family Care and the Children’s Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay are celebrating children and youth that step up and make a difference. Volunteering, helping others, being a good friend, a sports star, participating in Indigenous culture… we want to know their story.

Great things begin with small actions. There are so many amazing children and youth in our communities that are stepping up and making a difference. Throughout the month of October acknowledge and celebrate children and youth – the little heroes in your lives.

Step up. Nominate a child or youth you know by visiting www.Dilico.com/stepup

Nominations for the Step Up Hero Awards with special guest Wab Kinew are due October 29th. 

The Step Up Hero Awards will be held on November 16th, 2018 in Thunder Bay with special guest, Wab Kinew.

Do you know a child or youth that steps up? Tell us their story.

Nominees must be 3-18 years of age and live in the District of Thunder Bay.

We are looking for youth who Step Up by:
• Volunteering their time to help others
• Acting as good friend, leader or role model in their community
• Sharing and/or learning about Indigenous culture
• Showing kindness
• Demonstrating excellence in the Arts, Academics, or Athletics
• Do work which benefits and helps to create positive change within their Community

October 24th is Go Purple for Prevention Day:

Wear purple to show children and youth that you Step Up against child abuse.  Step Up 2018 is an initiative of Dilico Anishnabek Family Care and the Children’s Aid Society of Thunder Bay & District.

 

Northern Delights

91.5 CKPR is proud to support Northern Delights

Exclusive Prix Fixed Menus - October 9- October 21 at participating local restaurants

Northern Delights is an annual culinary celebration in Thunder Bay being held October 9 - 21, 2018

Diners can choose from a $25 or $35 prix fixed menu at participating restaurants.

Northern Delights is the perfect opportunity to discover delicious cuisine and celebrate Thunder Bay's local restaurant and food scene. Now in its third year, even more locally owned restaurants and food producers are taking part.

Book now at your favorite restaurant or try somewhere new

This year’s participating restaurants include:
Red Lion Smokehouse
Bight Restaurant & Bar
El Tres
Tomlin Restaurant
Daytonas Kitchen and Creative Catering
In Common
Prospector Steak House
Apple Chipotle’s
The Silver Birch Restaurant
Giorg Cucina e Barra
Portside Restaurant & Bar
The Sovereign Room
Nook Thunder Bay
 

Operation Red Nose

91.5 CKPR is proud to sponsor the Annual St. John Ambulance Operation Red Nose

St. John Ambulance is proud to be hosting Operation Red Nose in Thunder Bay for our 10th year! In Thunder Bay, Operation Red Nose is hosted by St. John Ambulance.  With a mission to enable Canadians to improve their health, safety and quality of life by providing training and community service Operation Red Nose is the perfect complement to both achieve that goal and at the same time raise funds for other valuable health and safety programs.

Operation Red Nose is now in the process of recruiting Volunteers!!!!

Operation Red Nose Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteers for this is extremely important to the campaign. Operation Red Nose encourages responsible behavior with regard to impaired driving by enabling communities to provide a free and confidential chauffeur service to their members, the financial benefits of which are redistributed to local organizations dedicated to youth. This campaign cannot be completed without volunteer support so we are again asking you for your help.
There are many volunteer opportunities available such as: Dispatch, Phone Operators, Headquarters, Mascot, Road Volunteers, and Committee Members. You can volunteer as an individual or with a group. Talk to your company or organization about volunteering, St. John Ambulance would be happy to make a presentation to your office or workplace to get participants to sign up! In order to volunteer for Operation Red Nose, you must first fill out a volunteer application form which can be found on the website: www.rednosetbay.com
How Operation Red Nose Works
You’ve gone to a house party or your office Christmas party or just out to the bar for a drink and it’s time to go home, but you do not feel comfortable driving. Call our Headquarters and a team of 3 will come and drive you home safely in your own car. Two people will get in your car with you and the third person will follow behind. Your car will be parked in your driveway and you will be escorted to your door. We’ll even drive your babysitter home (as long as one parent comes with us). This is a FREE* confidential service provided by hundreds of volunteers whose main concern is the safety of our roads. *Those receiving rides may make a voluntary donation to Operation Red Nose.*

Need a ride home?

If you need a ride home call Operation Red Nose! Dial 683-NOSE (6673) between 9:00pm and 3:00am on the service dates:
November 30
December 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29

This service is free, however donations are gratefully accepted.

Call when you are ready to go home. Rides will be provided in the order in which calls are received. A team of three Red Nose volunteers will pick you up and drive you in your own vehicle to the destination of your choice, for free.


For more information on Operation Red Nose, please visit www.rednosetbay.com

LU Athletics Basketball and Volleyball 2018/2019 season

91.5 CKPR is proud to sponsor LU Athletics Basketball and Volleyball 2018/2019 season.

Come out and cheer on your Men and Women’s LU Thunderwolves Basketball teams and LU Women’s Volleyball Team as they battle for top spot this season!

Basketball
Ticket Prices:
Adults - $10.00
Seniors & Students -$6.00
Kids 5 and under - Free
Adult Season Tickets - $165 (including hst)
Senior Season Tickets - $100 (including hst)
Student Season Tickets - $100 ( including tax)

Schedule:

Women’s Basketball 2018/2019 Home Season Schedule:

Oct 26 @ 6:00 PM Algoma Thunder Bay
Oct 27 @ 6:00 PM Algoma Thunder Bay
Nov 23 @ 6:00 PM Queen's Thunder Bay
Nov 24 @ 6:00 PM York Thunder Bay
Nov 30 @ 6:00 PM Ryerson Thunder Bay
Dec 1 @ 6:00 PM Toronto Thunder Bay
Jan 11 @ 6:00 PM Windsor Thunder Bay
Jan 12 @ 6:00 PM Windsor Thunder Bay
Jan 25 @ 6:00 PM Western Thunder Bay
Jan 26 @ 6:00 PM Western Thunder Bay
Feb 15 @ 6:00 PM Brock Thunder Bay
Feb 16 @ 6:00 PM Brock Thunder Bay
Feb 20 @ 12:00 AM OUA PLAYOFF ROUND 1 Thunder Bay
Feb 23 @ 12:00 AM OUA QUARTER FINALS Thunder Bay
Feb 27 @ 12:00 AM OUA SEMI FINALS Thunder Bay
Mar 2 @ 12:00 AM CRITELLI CUP Thunder Bay


Men’s Basketball  2018/2019 Home Season Schedule: 

Oct 26 @ 8:00 PM Algoma Thunder Bay
Oct 27 @ 8:00 PM Algoma Thunder Bay
Nov 23 @ 8:00 PM Queen's Thunder Bay
Nov 24 @ 8:00 PM York Thunder Bay
Nov 24 @ 8:00 PM York Thunder Bay
Nov 30 @ 8:00 PM Ryerson Thunder Bay
Dec 1 @ 8:00 PM Toronto Thunder Bay
Jan 11 @ 8:00 PM Windsor Thunder Bay
Jan 12 @ 8:00 PM Windsor Thunder Bay
Jan 25 @ 8:00 PM Western Thunder Bay
Jan 26 @ 8:00 PM Western Thunder Bay
Feb 15 @ 8:00 PM Brock Thunder Bay
Feb 16 @ 8:00 PM Brock Thunder Bay

Volleyball
FREE ADMISSION

Schedule:

Women’s Volleyball 2018/2019 Home Season Schedule:
Oct 27 @ 2:00 PM Trent Thunder Bay
Nov 2 @ 7:00 PM Waterloo Thunder Bay
Nov 3 @ 7:00 PM Waterloo Thunder Bay
Nov 16 @ 7:00 PM Guelph Thunder Bay
Nov 17 @ 7:00 PM Guelph Thunder Bay
Jan 26 @ 2:00 PM McMaster Thunder Bay
Jan 27 @ 2:00 PM McMaster Thunder Bay
Feb 16 @ 2:00 PM Toronto Thunder Bay
Feb 17 @ 2:00 PM Ryerson Thunder Bay

 

United Way- Let’s Get Quizzical

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the United Way Fall Campaign

Let’s Get Quizzical

United Way of Thunder Bay’s GenNext is excited to announce the return of the 3rd Annual Let's Get Quizzical. Test your knowledge, and join us on Friday, November 9th at the Sleeping Giant Brewing Company for a fun evening of trivia!
Let’s Get Quizzical will be focusing on the theme of ‘back in the day’ and / or ‘childhood memories’. We will have exciting rounds including 90’s & 2000’s Saturday Morning Cartoons, Popular Music, Childhood Games & Toys, and Disney. Through this event, we want to connect individuals to the vital work of United Way and express why supporting our community through GenNext and the work of United Way of Thunder Bay is important. It’s an opportunity for individuals to have fun, while giving them the chance to understand social issues in our community, as well as to provide an opportunity for them to be inspired to act upon, or in favour of, Thunder Bay’s future. We are promoting this event to businesses across the community as a fun networking, team building, and learning event.
NEW THIS YEAR: All proceeds raised from this event will be in support of the United Way of Thunder Bay’s Youth 4 Community Fundraising & Granting Initiative. From October – December each year, local high schools come together to host different fundraisers in each of their schools to raise money for the Youth 4 Community Initiative. These funds are reserved solely for youth programs, services, and projects that are carried out by local registered charitable organizations in Thunder Bay. The Youth 4 Community program works within the United Way Focus Area:  “All that Kids Can Be” and agencies can use the funding to focus in one or more of the following youth priority areas: Recreation and Neighbourhood youth hubs; Anti-Racism and Discrimination and Youth Involvement/ Leadership. We are very happy to have the funds raised through the Let’s Get Quizzical event go towards this cause to help local youth in our community.
Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place teams. There will also be individual prizes for each Lightening Round.
Cheat Opportunities:
Each team has the right to access one cheat per round. All cheats cost $2
- Access your phone $2
- Ask a volunteer for a hint $2
- Ask a volunteer for the answer $2 only counts for half a point
Date: Friday, November 9th
Location: Sleeping Giant Brewing Company – 712 MacDonell St.
Time: Doors open at 6:30 p.m. ; Trivia begins at 7:15 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Teams: 6 players / team
Price: $25 / member OR $150/ team
To register, complete the registration form (attached) and email it to emikkola@uwaytbay.ca. Teams can be invoiced by United Way or you could pay cash at the door.
Registration Deadline: October 26th
Trivia Rounds: 90’s & 2000’s Saturday Morning Cartoons, Popular Music, Childhood Games & Toys, and Disney
For more information and registration forms, please visit: https://uwaytbay.ca/news-events/events/gennext-3rd-annual-lets-get-quizzical

The 28th annual Rotary Santa Claus Parade

91.5 CKPR is proud to support The 28th annual Rotary Santa Claus Parade.

The 3 rotary clubs in Thunder Bay are proud to host the 28th annual Rotary Santa Claus parade , Presented by Gold Corp, Saturday, November 17th at 10am.

Celebrating 28 years of community holiday spirit!


Along with sponsors and partners; they are keeping the tradition and spirit of the season alive and well in the community. The team is working very hard to keep the event safe and accessible.

The Real Canadian Superstore will again be the gathering and starting point for the parade leaving the parking lot, the participants will proceed past Performance Kia on 13th ave, proceed north on Memorial Ave, and end at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium where Santa Clause will greet children as he always does…

Parade organizers are inviting you to register a float for free of charge by visiting www.fwrotary.ca

 

Magnus Theatre -THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW – by Richard O’Brien

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the Magnus Theatre 2018-2019 Season!

Next up on the 2018/2019 season schedule for Magnus Theatre is the Halloween Classic THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW – by Richard O’Brien
 

Show Runs October 18 - November 10, 2018 at Magnus Theater
 

Show info:
On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean cut kids run into tire trouble and seek help at the Frankenstein place, where Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter is in the midst of one of his maniacal experiments. Come along for the ride as Brad and Janet meet Riff-Raff, Magenta, Columbia, Rocky and more, embarking on a night that they will never forget!
 

Pay What You Can Performance: October 28th
 

You can purchase tickets three ways:
1. Visit the Box Office at 10 South Algoma Street in Thunder Bay
2. Call the Box Office at (807) 345-5552
3. Buy Tickets Online
Box Office Hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:30am to 19:30pm
Sunday: 12:30 to 16:30
Remember, the theatre is open one hour prior to the performance start time.  Come, relax in our lounge while you enjoy a beverage or a snack from the bar, and take a moment to chat and catch up with friends!
Performances
Performances are held Tuesday to Sunday at 7:30 pm, with matinees on Wednesdays at 12:00 (noon) pm Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 pm
• Preview Day - Preview the show on Thursday (matinee or evening) before the official opening.
• Gala Opening - The first Friday night performance. Opening nights are a time to celebrate. Join the reception, with snacks, after the show and meet the cast and crew. Tickets as low as $39.
• Student Rush Tickets - Students receive a special ticket price of $20 if they buy their ticket the day of the performance.  However, some conditions apply.  Students must show their student ID when purchasing or picking up their tickets at the box office.  Student Rush Tickets are also subject to availability and some black-out dates apply.  Visit or call the box office at 345-5552 for more information.


Friendly Reminders
Live theatre is a unique experience. The intimate atmosphere of a Magnus performance is something that all of our patrons have grown to cherish. There are a few things that could make the experience even more pleasurable for all. Please observe the following:
• Evening performances start promptly at 7:30 p.m.  Wednesday matinees start at 12:00 noon and Saturday matinees start at 2:00 p.m.
• Please give yourself ample time to find parking and pick up or purchase tickets. So as not to disturb other patrons, those arriving late will be seated at the back of the theatre during a suitable break in the performance; at intermission you can move to your assigned seat. This also applies to patrons leaving the theatre for an emergency during the performance.
• Cameras and recording equipment are strictly prohibited for any live professional performance.
• As a courtesy to other patrons and the actors on stage -  all electronic devices such as cell phones must be turned off during the performance.
• For the enjoyment of our patrons, refreshments are available in our licensed lounge which opens one hour before each performance. Refreshments can also be pre-ordered for intermission to avoid waiting in line.
• As the theatre is an intimate space - please refrain from talking or opening candy wrappers during performances. Sounds can be heard by actors as well as patrons seated around you.
• Please be conservative with the use of perfumes or colognes, as some of our patrons may have allergies to strong scents.
No Scents - Makes Sense!

TBSO 2018/2019 Season

91.5 CKPR is  proud to support the TBSO 2018/2019 Season!

The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is the only fully professional orchestra between Toronto and Winnipeg. Celebrating over 55 seasons, the Orchestra currently includes 30 full-time musicians, performing a wide-ranging repertoire from the great classical masterworks to pops and children’s concerts. The TBSO strives to be the best regional orchestra in Canada, appealing to as wide and diverse an audience as possible through excellent performances and original programming.

The Season kicks off on Friday, October 12th and is a FREE Concert!

‘Symphony Virgins’ – Friday, October 12 at 7:30 pm at the Da Vinici

Thanks to a generous supporter, TBSO is dropping their $25 ticket price on it’s pre-season Symphony Virgins concert, making it a FREE concert on Friday night at the Da Vinci Centre. 

The concert features Music Director Paul Haas conducting the whole orchestra. The program includes an exciting cross-section of classical music—ranging from John Williams’ Star Wars Suite to music from Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland, with a little Beethoven and Mozart mixed in—especially curated for the evening by Haas.  If you haven’t been to a Symphony concert, or haven’t been to one in a long while, this is your chance to rediscover the power of classical music like it’s the ?rst time! There’s never been a better time to relax, have a drink, and enjoy the   ?nest live music Thunder Bay has to o?er.

The concert, sponsored by tbnewswatch.com and 91.5 CKPR starts at 7:30 pm at the Da Vinci. Come early for the best seats and a chance to meet Paul Haas and the musicians. The TBSO promises it will de?nitely be an evening to remember!
  
Full TBSO Schedule Below:

For full concert information and tickets please visit  www.tbso.ca

Symphony Virgins
Friday, October 12 @ 7:30- 10.00 pm
Da Vinici Centre

Tear Down the Walls!
October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Women’s Concert: Rise & Take Flight
October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hilldale Lutheran Church

Spooktacular: When Night Wind Howls
October 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Grassroots Church

Northern Lights : Rita Chiarelli: On Song
November 9 & 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Italian Cultural Centre

Power Concert: A Taste of Greatness
November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Going Beyond the Martini: Classics & Cocktails
November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Chanterelle

Ultrasonic Concert: Led Zeppelin, Jeans ‘n Classics
November 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Handel’s Messiah
November 30 & Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
St. Paul's United Church

Cirque Musica
December 7 @ 7:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Consortium Aurora Borealis
December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. Paul's United Church

Winter Concert: In the Holiday Spirit
December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Nutcracker
December 21 & 22 @ 7:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Northern Lights 2: Noondaagotoon
January 11&12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Italian Cultural Centre

Life Concert: Breathe the Music
January 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Of Reds & Whites: A Pairing of Wine & Song
January 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Valhalla Inn, 1 Valhalla Inn

Conductor’s Concert: Two Rites of Passage
January 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hilldale Lutheran Church

The Snowman: A Celebration of Friendship
January 27, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Grassroots Church

Northern Lights 3: Matt Sellick: Flamenco Red
February 8 & 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Italian Cultural Centre

Voices Concert: Going for Baroque
February 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hilldale Lutheran Church

White-Abbey Concert: Beatles, Jeans ‘n Classics
February 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Wired Concert: Can You Hear Us Now?
February 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Boys’ & Girls’: I Can Do That!
February 24, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Grassroots Church

Northern Lights 4: Nancy, Arley & Zoey Shine
March 8 & 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Italian Cultural Centre

Outsiders Concert: Coming Out of the Cold
March 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Brew & Beethoven 7
March 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
O'Kelly VC Armoury

Diversity Concert: Tom Jackson & Indian City
April 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Players’ Concert: Darkness & the Light
April 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hilldale Lutheran Church

World Concert: Earth Day 2019
April 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Salvation Army Santa Shuffle

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the Salvation Army Santa Shuffle

Help fight poverty and restore dignity!

Saturday, December 1st at 10am at the Current River Recreation Centre

Come out and participate in the 1K Elf Walk or 5k Santa Shuffle

To participate,  register online at www.santashuffle.ca

Registration Fees:

Individual – 5K & 1K Elf Walk
Early bird ( until Oct 22) : $25  adults, $15 youths
Regular( until Nov 29) : $30 adults. $20 youths

Family ( Team of 6)- 5K & 1K Elf Walk
Early bird ( until Oct 22) : $70
Regular( until Nov 29) : $90

Group ( Team of 10) – 5K & 1K Elf Walk
Early bird ( until Oct 22) : $175
Regular( until Nov 29) : $225

Event pickup dates and time:
Thursday, November 29- 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Thunder Bay Running Room- Thunder Centre
Friday, November 30- 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Thunder Bay Running Room- Thunder Centre
Saturday, December 1 -on Site Before 10:00 am at the Current River Recreation Centre

PAROBiz Northwest 2018

91.5 CKPR is proud to support PAROBiz Northwest 2018

November 8th at the Valhalla Inn

If you’re ready to join a community of achievers, attend PAROBiz Northwest 2018 on November 8th.
Connect with successful women entrepreneurs during a full day of workshops, speed mentoring sessions and tradeshow. Or attend their awards luncheon celebrating northern business women. Isn’t it time for you to stop dreaming and start achieving?

To Register to attend PAROBiz , or for more including ticket prices info visit: www.paro.ca

At PARO, they don’t just dream. They do and they achieve.