Fort St. John Olympic Torch Relay event info

first_img• Turns south on 100th Street • Turns into Centennial Park where Ross H MacLean, the final torchbearer, will light the cauldron at approximately 6:30 pm  • Look for the 7 foot Olympic Torch Relay signs (one for each locations torchbearers pass the flame to the next torchbearer) along the route • There will be specially planned activities going on at each location • We will be giving away free noise makers, Canada flags, Olympic Torch Relay flags, hot chocolate on the routeThe Community Celebration • Wear Red to show your support for our athletes • Pre-celebration activities begin at 4:30 pm in Centennial Park – crafts and games for the kids, including the ice slide compliments of the High on Ice Festival • Official Celebration gets underway at 5:00 pm • Many local and internationally recognized performers • Enjoy free hot chocolate and Olympic cookies made by the North Peace Secondary School culinary program and distributed by the Kinsmen • Sign a community card to wish Fort St. John’s own speed skater Denny Morrison and skeleton competitor Michelle Kelly good luck at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics • Torch Relay Sponsors Coca Cola and RBC will have special feature interactive booths setup • Warm-up next to the oversized bonfire • Enjoy the unveiling of 3 pieces of art work commissioned specifically for this event: an Ice Sculpture by carver Dave Diehl;  a story written by the Fort St. John Writers Circle; and a permanent sculpture to be unveiled by Mayor Lantz during the celebration Transportation and Parking • Parking is going to be an issue at all the local facilities • Park at Safeway and ride the new public transit bus which is fully wheelchair accessible • Bus runs 4:30 – 7:30Olympic Torch Relay Event List 5:00pm – Introductions by VANOC (Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committee): ·         Welcome ·         Provincial Video ·         Official Introduction City Of Fort St John Presents: ·         Fire and Ice Story Teller: Fort St. John Poetics Research Group ·       Fort St John Ecole Central Ribbon Dancers: Ms Hannis’ Grade 5/6 &   Madam Marjo’s Grade 2 class ·         Dreamers & Land-Doig River Drummers ·         Fire and Ice Story Teller: Fort St. John Poetics Research Group Presenting Partner Entertainment Coca-Cola Presenting Partner Entertainment RBC: City Of Fort St John Presents: ·         Dayna Manning 6:30pm ·         Ross H MacLean will light the Cauldron ·         Christopher Baumeister will sing our National Anthem VANOC Presents: ·         Interview with Ross H MacLean ·         Question to Federal,/Provincial/Local Dignitaries ·         Video ·         Cette Flamme North Peace Community Choir City Of Fort St John Presents: ·         Fire and Ice Story Teller: Fort St. John Poetics Research Group ·         Fire Dancers: The Move Dance Studio  VANOC wraps up the show • Starts at 5:45 in front of Heritage Manor on 107th Avenue • It turns south on 100th Street • It turns west on 100th Avenue • It turns south on 108th Street Advertisement For a map of the Route, click here.  If you can’t watch the torch relay in person, you can also watch it online at energeticcity-beta.mystagingwebsite.com Route Activation Activities Advertisementcenter_img • It turns east on 97 Avenue – torch will be carried by Jamie Lee around the outdoor oval next to Bert Bowes Jr. Secondary School, we have special activities for those who come watch this unique leg of the Torch Relay.  This will happen at approximately 6:05pm • Continues east on 97th Avenue Advertisement Below is all the information you could ever need about the Olympic Torch Relay event in Fort St. John, BC on Sunday January 31st, 2010.Quick Facts on Olympic Torch Relay Date:              Sunday, January 31, 2010 – Advertisement -Time:              Celebration Start 5:00 pm – Centennial Park               Torch Relay Start time 5:30 pm – Heritage Manor on 107th Avenue The Torch Route           Advertisementlast_img read more

GARDAI HUNT MAD AXE MEN

first_imgGARDAI in Milford are hunting axe-wielding thugs who threatened a woman at her home in Ballyheerin at the weekend.The incident is said to have happened late on Saturday night.The incident happened at a house at Ballyheerin in Kilmacrennan, 8km north of Letterkenny, at about 11.45 pm on Saturday last. During the incident two masked men armed with a small hatchet and a handgun broke into the house and threatened  a 50-year old woman before fleeing empty-handed 10 minutes later.The woman was alone in the house at the time of the incident.Gardaí are seeking to identify the two men involved in the incident and also wish to speak to the occupants of a blue van observed in the vicinity prior to the attack.The first man was wearing a dark coat and leggings. There were two distinctive white stripes down the back of the coat. He spoke with what is described as a local accent. The second male is described as being tall and of thin build. He wore dark clothing and a grey scarf and dark woollen cap.Both are thought to be aged in their 40s or 50s.Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at the weekend is asked to contact gardai on 074 91 53114.GARDAI HUNT MAD AXE MEN was last modified: July 28th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ballyherindonegaldonegaldaily exclusivekilmacrennanlast_img read more