Wallaceburg Retirement Residence – Morning Coffee

Weather forecast from Friday, March 15, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019

Today – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers this morning. Periods of rain beginning near noon. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60. Temperature falling to plus 4 this afternoon. UV index 4 or moderate.

Tonight – Periods of rain changing to flurries this evening. Wind southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming west 20 after midnight. Low minus 1. Wind chill minus 7 overnight.

Saturday, March 16 – Flurries. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. High plus 2. UV index 2 or low.

Saturday night – Clear. Low minus 7.

Sunday, March 17 – A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. High plus 4.

Sunday night – Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 6.

‘Shamrocks & Shenanigans’ run/walk on Saturday

(Shamrocks and Shenanigans, Facebook)

The second annual ‘Shamrocks & Shenanigans’ run/walk is taking place in Wallaceburg on Saturday, March 16.

Mark Childs, the president of the Defiance Running Club, told the Sydenham Current there are 170 people registered so far.

“We will easily exceed last years,” he said.

“We are hoping for about 190.”

Childs said the run/walk will feature the same format as their inaugural event held last year.

“It is just that a lot of people weren’t aware of what we did last year so we have a lot of newbies out,” he said.

“This year there is a lot of people coming back from last year because they enjoyed the race. It is a fun run. It is one of the most fun runs you can do.”

Childs said the run/walk is geared toward all ages.

“We have a kids and candy division, we have the 2.5km for those that aren’t really up to a full 5km. They can do a single loop and then a double loop for everybody else.”

The event, which is starting and finishing at the UAW Hall, will feature Irish stew, biscuits, commemorative glasses, a technical shirt and more.

“Everything that you want in a run… and free beer,” he said.

“You can’t go wrong.”

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more details, visit their Facebook page, here.

To register for the run/walk, click here.

OMHA Midget ‘B’ finals this weekend in Wallaceburg

(Submitted photo)

The Wallaceburg Midget Rep Lakers hockey team will be hosting the first two games of the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) Midget ‘B’ finals this upcoming weekend in Wallaceburg.

The Lakers will be battling the Penetanguishene Flames for the championship.

Game #1 will be held at Wallaceburg Memorial Arena at 8:50 p.m. on Saturday, March 16.

Game #2 will be held on Sunday, March 17 in Wallaceburg. Puck drops at 4:50 p.m.

Game #3 and Game #4 (if necessary) will be held the following weekend in Penetanguishene.

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