The Weekly Roundup (July 20-26th)

Staying inside to avoid the heat? Or facing it head on? There is an event for you this weekend! Make sure to stay hydrated, and don't push yourself in heat like this! Have a safe and fun weekend! 

Bomb the Bruce Motorcycle Ride

Saturday July 20th, 8:30-2:30pm
Fox Harley Davidson
Bomb the Bruce is a motorcycle ride in support of the veteran and First responder communities and is open to ALL riders and ALL bikes.
Cost is $25 and includes a "Haybox Meal" combo from Bombshell Stella's at the end of the ride.
Registration opens onsite at 8:30am July 20th, 2019.
The ride departs at 10am, RAIN OR SHINE, and finishes at Bombshell Stella's at about 2:30pm.
Route maps will be provided to all riders.

Shinerama BBQ
Saturday July 20th, 10am-4pm
Zehrs Owen Sound
Come show your support and enjoy some great food!
All proceeds from the BBQ go to Shinerama for Cystic Fibrosis Research!

Literacy Express
Saturday July 20th, 10-11am
Community Waterfront Heritage Center
The Literacy Express pulls into the Story Station for a FREE morning of stories, songs and crafts, for ages 0 to 6 years old.
Your conductor will be Tammy Cruickshank, Grey County Early Literacy Facilitator.
This program takes place on board historic CNR coach #4884.
Due to the historic nature of coach #4884, it is not fully accessible.
Guardians must remain with their children at all times.

Festival Finale
Saturday July 20th, 2pm-4pm
Harmony Centre Owen Sound
Our students and teachers have worked very hard this week to prepare an amazing concert for you. Come, listen and enjoy!
Admission by donation.

Saturday July 20th, 8pm- Midnight
Owen Sound Legion

Live Music - The Mugs
Saturday July 20th, 10pm
The Pub Owen Sound
‘The Mugs’ are back at The Pub this Saturday night playing the best from The Tragically Hip, Beatles, Dire Straits, CCR, Wallflowers, Monkees, The Rolling Stones, Tom Petty, Neil Young and so many more!!!

Skating Registration Fall & Winter
Saturday July 21st, 2-3:30pm
Julie McArthur Regional Recreation Centre
Skating registration for all Fall/Winter programs. Register in person for 20% off!
-Parent & Tot
-Power Skating
-3on3 youth and adult
-Adult Learn to Skate

TD Harbour Nights - Higher FunKtion
Sunday July 21st, 7-9pm
1155 1st Ave West, Owen Sound
Every Sunday from June 23 - August 11, join us for an evening of FREE live music. Starting at 7:00 PM, performers take to the Coca-Cola Stage at the Visitor's Centre - bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Bug Juice North Stars Play Off Game 2
Saturday July 21st, 7-10pm
Bayshore Community Centre
The Biggest Rival in Ontario Series Lacrosse go head to head as your Bug Juice North Stars are ready to Battle as we get set to play the Six Nations Rivermen In GAME 2!

Robo- FEST with the Space Chums
Sunday July 21st, 2-5pm
Heartwood Concert Hall
Dress up as a robot, come meet a robot , dance and join the fun. Accompanied by local circus performing kids curiosity of Lookup Theatre, this is an event not to be missed.
Doors open at 2pm. Event runs till 4pm
Admission at the Door is $10per person or $30/ for family of 4
No Advance tickets available

Morning Track Workout
Tuesday July 23rd, 6-7am
Victoria Park Track
WORKOUT: 10-12 x 400 METERS at 5km goal pace less 5 seconds per mile with a 200m jog in between. To simplify this, you could aim to run at your 3-5km goal pace, or slightly faster than your goal 5km pace. Bring water, your watch and your enthusiasm! Everyone welcome....this is a FREE event.

Tuesday Night Paddle
Tuesday July 23rd, 6:30-8pm
Grey Bruce Dragon Boat Club
Meet at the West Side Boat Launch, 1455, 1st Ave West, at 6:30, new paddlers and beginning paddlers welcome to try.

Bi-Monthly Open Mic Night
Tuesday July 23rd, 8pm
Heartwood Concert Hall
It's OPEN MIC night with host Aaron Top and GRIND is our feature band for the 8:15 slot! Come support and enjoy the great music! C'mon out and show us what you're working on! Pizza from Justin's Oven available. It's been really busy and great fun with both bands and songwriters. FREE event. NOT just for musicians but a night to go out and enjoy great local talent for free or just hang out with friends! There will be full band backline set up for musicians to use, but please bring your own guitar if you can (house guitar is available if needed).

Noon-Hour Series; Piano Poetry with Kati Gleiser
Wednesday July 24th, 12-1pm
Georgian Shores United Church
Kati Gleiser returns to the Noon Hour Series to perform her favorite selections of Chopin and Ravel virtuoso piano pieces that will delight your heart. This afternoon of music will also present a rare opportunity to hear her sing her new songs for Earth Mother and our Ancestors.

Garage and Craft Sale
Thursday July 25th, 10am-2pm
Reach Centre Grey Bruce
Join us for our first community garage and craft sale on Thursday, July 25th in the rear parking lot of Georgian Shores United Church. There will be over 25 families participating and something for everyone as we continue to support our environment by re-purposing, reusing and recycling!

Great Canadian Backpack Challenge 2019
Thursday July 25th, 10am-3pm
United Way Bruce Grey
This year we are holding a "scavenger hunt" type event that will lead teams of 1 or 2 people to pre-determined locations in or close to downtown Owen Sound. Starting at the United Way Bruce Grey, teams will be given a backpack with a clue that will take them to their first station where they will receive a school supply item for their backpack. This item will have a clue for their next station, and so on. When the teams have filled their backpacks, they return back to the United Way office for refreshments and a chance to win a prize and to pack our 25,000th BACKPACK!

Grey Road One
Friday July 26th, 7:30-Midnight
Heartwood Concert Hall
Come have fun with us as we perform classic rock and blues. One of Owen Sounds premier local lineups rocking the house doors are at 7:30pm. Tickets are $15.00 in advance or $20.00 dollars at the door, available at Heartwood Home.