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Events, festivals and other fun things to do in Timmins this weekend

Here's some of what's happening!
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Molly McTiernan, Sonya Biemann, Bincy Kurian, and Steve Morin are ready for Fritter Friday, an initiative raising money for the Anti-hunger Coalition Timmins. Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday

Fritter Friday

Friday, March 6, 10 a.m. 

Enjoy a handmade apple fritter and support the Anti-Hunger Coalition Timmins. The sweet treats are $2 each, $10 for six, or $20 for 12 and available at the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre, Lemongrass, and the Urban Farm.

NOHA Tournament of Champions 

Friday, March 6 - Sunday, March 8

Archie Dillon Sportsplex

Peewee AA and Minor Peewee AA teams from across Northern Ontario will be in town for the championship tournaments. Local teams are playing Friday, March 6: 10 a.m. - North Bay vs. Timmins (Peewee Minor), 11:30 a.m. - Timmins vs. North Bay (Peewee), 5:30 p.m. - Copper Cliff vs. Timmins (Peewee), and 7:30 p.m. - Timmins vs. Sudbury Wolves (Peewee Minor). Saturday, March 7: 9 a.m. - Timmins vs. North Bay Trappers (Peewee Minor), Noon - Timmins vs. Nickel City Jr Sons (Peewee), 1:30 p.m. - Sudbury Wolves vs. Timmins (Peewee Minor), and 7:30 p.m. - Sault vs. Timmins (Peewee). The championship games will be played Sunday, March 8. The final game for the Peeweee Minor AA division is at 2:30 p.m., with the major division championship game at 4:30 p.m. 

Timmins Concert Singers and Friends 

Friday, March 6, 8 p.m.

Porcupine Dante Club 

Tickets are $25 and available at Alfie’s Cigar Store, the Timmins Square Information Booth, and choir members. For tables of eight, contact Glenn at 705-365-6590.

Compass and Map Workshop for Adults 

Saturday, March 7, 10 - 11 a.m. 

C.M. Shields Centennial Library, South Porcupine 

Learn the important skill with this workshop presented by Timmins Porcupine Search and Rescue. For more information or to register call the library at 705-360-2623 ext.8590.

Timmins Pro Snowcross

March 7 - 8

Timmins Snow Dump, Spruce Street South

The annual event is back! Saturday the action goes from 9:30 a.m. with the novice races to 4:30 p.m. Sunday's action runs 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The pro introductions start at 1:50 p.m. each day, with the main events at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 per day or $40 for the weekend for adults and kids 12 years and older. Saturday is free for seniors and kids size to 11 years, and $15 Sunday. Tickets are available in advance at J&B Cycle and Marine, Mikey's General Sales, and Riverside RV, and can also be bought at the gate. The spectator information is available here.

TSO Museum Series 5

Saturday, March 7, 2 p.m.

Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre 

The Timmins Symphony Orchestra’s series in memory of J. Kenneth Alexander will feature Kate Promane’s vocal students Eloise Bekkers, Regan Lauziere, Noura Mahmoudi, Jeanne O’Hanley, Naomi Rockel, and Domenik Rockel. Admission is free.

Timmins Coin Club Meeting 

Sunday, March 8, 1:30 p.m.

Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre

Egypt Gift of the Nile 

Runs until March 29

Grey Gallery, Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre

Explore the exhibit organized by the Royal Ontario Museum. It explores Egyptian civilization through everyday life, including buildings, family life, personal adornment, education and religion. There is also a replica sarcophagus that helps explain the Egyptian view on the afterlife. The museum is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Admission to the exhibit is free.


Maija Hoggett

About the Author: Maija Hoggett

Maija Hoggett is an experienced journalist who covers Timmins and area
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