It was a fantastic Father’s Day Weekend with lots of activities in the Peace for the whole family. The weather was perfect for the most part, though your Sunday night barbecue may have gotten a bit damp. Overall though, we couldn’t have asked for a much nicer weekend for all the events happening in the region.
Friday night had pretty nice weather, a bit chilly but that never stops the energetic city! Bright Nights in June began with their Gala Event and kickoff to Art Walk. It was also busy for sports, as the North Peace Little League had their All Star Game and for adults, the Arnie Isberg Memorial One-Pitch Tournament started weekend event. At Northern Lights Raceway, the Drag Racing School taught everyone about legal street racing with some races afterwards.
Saturday was incredibly busy as Bright Nights in June continued with the North Peace Cultural Center Open House that had free classes for all ages happening all day long, including the ‘It’s All About Me’ Picasso Self Portraits. As a prelude to the Father’s Day Fishing Derby, there was the Kids’ Learn to Fish event at Charlie Lake. The Fort St John also had their annual yard sale fundraiser, where I found a new pair of baseball cleats that were bright blue and red. I caught some of the drag races at the Northern Lights Raceway before I went to Centennial Park where they were setting up for Movies in the Park that happened Saturday night at 7:00.
Sunday was a beautiful day for all the Father’s Day activities happening in the Peace! At Charlie Lake the Father’s Day Fishing Derby was underway. I spent a relaxing portion of my morning fishing on the lake. All I caught was weeds, but a big congratulations to all the fishers who managed to catch actual fish! After some time on the lake, I caught the drag races happening at the Northern Lights Raceway before heading to the Travis Waite Memorial Foundation Car Wash and BBQ. After lunch, I went out to the Arnie Isberg Memorial One-Pitch Tournament and checked out the finals games. While in Taylor, I also checked out the Doug Babcock Memorial Stock Car Races at the Taylor Speedway. I headed back to Fort St John to check in at the SPCA with the Cans for Critters bottle sorting and Cat Cuddling/ Dog Walking.
I’m looking forward to getting out to all the events and happenings in Fort St John and area next weekend and seeing you all out there! To find out what’s happening next weekend, stay tuned to 100.1 Moose FM or check out Events on Energeticcity.ca! I’ll be out again next weekend in the Hair Bin Summer Cruiser letting you know what’s happening in the Peace.
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See you next weekend!