Santa Parade Kicks off Spirit Week


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The Santa Claus Parade today kicks off the Eleven Days of Spirit Week in Fort St. John.

The start time is six o’clock at the Elks Sunset Home and the parade will follow the traditional route down 100th street, ending at the North Peace Arena.

The city is then scheduled to light up, the official Christmas tree, at Centennial Park at 7 o’clock.   Among the other events scheduled for this weekend, is the Jingle Bell "8-kilometre run and walk", beginning at ten o’clock tomorrow morning at Northern Lights College and the Ice Carving Workshop, set for 10am to 3pm tomorrow at the North Peace Arena.

Then on Sunday, it will be Multicultural Day, from 3 to 5pm, at the Lido Theatre.  Below is a full schedule of all the events happening during Spirit Week.

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

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