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Touch a Truck, Terry Fox Run and more happening this weekend

You can also pick up some plants, or attend the car/doggy wash
The Timmins and District Humane Society's annual dog/car wash is this Saturday, Sept. 14. Stock photo

Mountjoy Farmers’ Market

Saturday, Sept. 15, 8 a.m. – noon

Mountjoy arena

Look for the big tent in the parking lot and stock up on fresh, local goods.

Fall Plant and Bake Sale

Saturday, Sept. 15, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

589 Norman St.

The Timmins Horticultural Society will be selling hardy and reliable perennials, homemade preserves and baking. Free gardening information is also available. All are welcome.

Touch a Truck

Saturday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Timmins Public Library

This free event is helping promote literacy. Explore the big trucks on display, enjoy a barbecue lunch, read to a therapy dog, and more. It’s all taking place on Second Avenue in front of the main library branch.

Car and Doggy Wash

Saturday, Sept. 15, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Kia of Timmins, 1285 Riverside Dr.

It’s time for the Timmins and District Humane Society’s annual doggy/car wash and barbecue fundraiser. It’s $10 per car, $15 for a small dog and $20 for a large dog. All the proceeds are for animals in the community.

The Peelers live at the Working Class

Saturday, Sept. 15, 9 p.m.

The Working Class, 180 Second Ave.

Tickets for the Celtic punk act are $10 and you have to be 19 years or over to attend.

Terry Fox Run

Sunday, Sept. 16

Gillies Lake

Help keep Terry Fox’s legacy alive by participating in the annual run. There is a fun run starting at noon for more serious runners, with walkers taking to the trails at 1 p.m.

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Maija Hoggett

About the Author: Maija Hoggett

Maija Hoggett is an experienced journalist who covers Timmins and area
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