Olympic Torch Relay banners unveiled on Friday


Photo: Acting Mayor Don Irwin and Recreation Manager Suzanne Anderson unveil the Olympic Torch Street Banner on Friday afternoon- Christine Rumleskie/Energeticcity.ca

The new Olympic Torch Relay Street Banners were unveiled at the Enerplex on Friday afternoon.

Acting Mayor Don Irwin was accompanied by Fort St. John Recreation Manager Suzanne Anderson and City Councilor Bruce Christensen.

The two Vancouver 2010 banners will be along the Fort St. John Olympic Torch route. The torch is expected to be in Fort St. John on January 31st, 2010.

Irwin also announced the numerous events planned for Spirit Week in the City. Events start on November 20th, and run every day until the 29th.

Here’s the list of Spirit Week Events:

Friday, November 20th

Olympic Mascot Meet and Greet
3:30 p.m. at the Fort St. John Library

Santa Claus Parade
6:00 p.m. Heads South on 100th Street

Karaoke Night
8:00 p.m. -10:00p.m. at Southside Youth Drop in Centre

Huskies Vs. Navigators
8:30 p.m. at the North Peace Arena $8 for Adults

Saturday, November 21st

Jingle Bell 8km Run/Walk
10:00 a.m. at the Northern Lights College

Appaloosa
9:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m. at New Frontier

Ice Carving Workshop
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the North Peace Arena

Senior Flyers vs. Hythe Mustangs
8:00 p.m. at the North Peace Arena

Free Public Skate
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at the North Peace Arena


Sunday, November 22nd

Multicultural Day
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Lido Theatre

Monday, November 23rd

6-String Nation
Doors open at 7:00 p.m. at the Lido Theatre


Tuesday, November 24th

Family Movie Night Featuring Cutting Edge
7:00 p.m. at the Lido Theatre

Spread the Word
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Whole Wheat n’ Honey


Wednesday, November 25th

Open Mic Night
8:30 p.m. at Egans Pub

Sport Fit Challenge
8:00 p.m. at Southside Youth Drop in Centre

Thursday, November 26th

Aboriginal Celebration & Feast
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Dr. Kearney Jr. High School

Open Mic
7:00 p.m. at Cosmic Grounds

Sport Fit Challenge
8:00 p.m. at Southside Youth Drop in Centre

Friday, November 27th

Leap Hop Move
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Fort St. John Public Library

Open Mic Night
9:00 p.m. at Egans

Sport Fit Challenge
8:00 p.m. at Southside Youth Drop in Centre

Midget Flyers vs. Camrose
8:30 p.m. at the North Peace Arena


Saturday, November 28th

Fort St. John Spirit Relay
1:00 p.m.-3:00p.m. at the Visitor Centre

Funspiel
TBD at the Fort St. John Curling Club

Female 4 on 4 Hockey Jamboree
8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the North Peace Arena

Sunday, November 29th

Free Swim
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the North Peace Leisure Pool


Photo:  Don Irwin presents the banners, that were on display at the Enerplex on Friday – Christine Rumleskie/Energeticcity.ca

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