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CFNO Events

Red Rock - Books Presentation

Northern Ontario author Kim Casey has been captivating audiences with the riveting details of local manslaughter, murder and infanticide investigations featured in her books, " Thunder Bay city's true Murder Investigations 1882-2017" & " Thunder Bay District's True murder investigations 1885-2016" She will be at the Red Rock Public Library, on March 28 at 7:00 p.m.

Marathon - Kids Spring Fling Dance *Rescheduled Date*

The kids spring fling dance has been rescheduled to Friday, March 29th at the Marathon Moose Hall Admissions is $4 per child Ages 0-grade 4 from 6:00:8-00pm Grade 5-grade 8 from 8:30-10:30pm **children who attend the 6-8pm dance must be accompanied by an adult or guardian of at least 14 years of age.

Manitouwadge - Soft Skills Solutions Training

The Centre de Formation Manitouwadge will be running a Soft Skills Solution Training from April 15th to April 18th, from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. This training involves Communication, Teamwork, Personal Management, Problem Solving Professional and Skills Development, Certificates will be issued upon successful completion. These are skills wanted by employers. Drop by to register or call 807 826 4362 to sign up.

TBSO 2018/2019 Season

CFNO is proud to support the TBSO 2018/2019 Season!

The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is the only fully professional orchestra between Toronto and Winnipeg. Celebrating over 55 seasons, the Orchestra currently includes 30 full-time musicians, performing a wide-ranging repertoire from the great classical masterworks to pops and children’s concerts. The TBSO strives to be the best regional orchestra in Canada, appealing to as wide and diverse an audience as possible through excellent performances and original programming.

The Season kicks off on Friday, October 12th and is a FREE Concert!

‘Symphony Virgins’ – Friday, October 12 at 7:30 pm at the Da Vinici

Thanks to a generous supporter, TBSO is dropping their $25 ticket price on it’s pre-season Symphony Virgins concert, making it a FREE concert on Friday night at the Da Vinci Centre. 

The concert features Music Director Paul Haas conducting the whole orchestra. The program includes an exciting cross-section of classical music—ranging from John Williams’ Star Wars Suite to music from Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland, with a little Beethoven and Mozart mixed in—especially curated for the evening by Haas.  If you haven’t been to a Symphony concert, or haven’t been to one in a long while, this is your chance to rediscover the power of classical music like it’s the ?rst time! There’s never been a better time to relax, have a drink, and enjoy the   ?nest live music Thunder Bay has to o?er.

The concert, sponsored by and 91.5 CKPR starts at 7:30 pm at the Da Vinci. Come early for the best seats and a chance to meet Paul Haas and the musicians. The TBSO promises it will de?nitely be an evening to remember!
Full TBSO Schedule Below:

For full concert information and tickets please visit

Symphony Virgins
Friday, October 12 @ 7:30- 10.00 pm
Da Vinici Centre

Tear Down the Walls!
October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Women’s Concert: Rise & Take Flight
October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hilldale Lutheran Church

Spooktacular: When Night Wind Howls
October 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Grassroots Church

Northern Lights : Rita Chiarelli: On Song
November 9 & 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Italian Cultural Centre

Power Concert: A Taste of Greatness
November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Going Beyond the Martini: Classics & Cocktails
November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Chanterelle

Ultrasonic Concert: Led Zeppelin, Jeans ‘n Classics
November 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Handel’s Messiah
November 30 & Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
St. Paul's United Church

Cirque Musica
December 7 @ 7:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Consortium Aurora Borealis
December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. Paul's United Church

Winter Concert: In the Holiday Spirit
December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

December 21 & 22 @ 7:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Northern Lights 2: Noondaagotoon
January 11&12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Italian Cultural Centre

Life Concert: Breathe the Music
January 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Of Reds & Whites: A Pairing of Wine & Song
January 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Valhalla Inn, 1 Valhalla Inn

Conductor’s Concert: Two Rites of Passage
January 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hilldale Lutheran Church

The Snowman: A Celebration of Friendship
January 27, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Grassroots Church

Northern Lights 3: Matt Sellick: Flamenco Red
February 8 & 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Italian Cultural Centre

Voices Concert: Going for Baroque
February 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hilldale Lutheran Church

White-Abbey Concert: Beatles, Jeans ‘n Classics
February 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Wired Concert: Can You Hear Us Now?
February 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Boys’ & Girls’: I Can Do That!
February 24, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Grassroots Church

Northern Lights 4: Nancy, Arley & Zoey Shine
March 8 & 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Italian Cultural Centre

Outsiders Concert: Coming Out of the Cold
March 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Brew & Beethoven 7
March 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
O'Kelly VC Armoury

Diversity Concert: Tom Jackson & Indian City
April 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Players’ Concert: Darkness & the Light
April 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hilldale Lutheran Church

World Concert: Earth Day 2019
April 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Thunder Bay - Walk for Arthritis

The Walk for Arthritis is a one day community-based event that raises much needed funds for the more than 6 million Canadians affected by arthritis. The Walk for Arthritis was started in 2009 by small community groups who decided that people living with arthritis needed more support and who realized that if more funds could be raised, they might make a difference to their future. Address: Prince Arthur's Landing Marina Park, Baggage Building Art Centre 2200 Sleeping Giant Parkway Thunder Bay P7A 0E7 Route Options: 1km and 5km Registration Open: 10:00 AM Walk Start Time: 11:00 AM Contact: Shawna Beaulieu Phone: 807-345-9535 ext. 1 Email: Register at

Senior Volunteers In Service

The Senior Volunteer In Service Program Needs You! Support a friendly visit to a senior in Your Community Today! One hour of your time can make a difference! Call Darcie at 1 807 853 2182 or pick up a volunteer application form from your local North of Superior Counselling Programs Office.

33rd Annual Canada Day Rotary House Lottery

 CFNO is proud to support the 33rd Annual Canada Day Rotary House Lottery !

The Grand Prize Draw will take place on CANADA DAY at the Waterfront at approx. 6:30 pm at Marina Park

Come see this fantastic home for yourself at 137 Dogwood Cres Saturdays and Sundays from Noon to 5 PM

Or take the virtual tour online at :

Tickets are on sale now! $100 per ticket or 3 for $250

This lottery is open to anyone 18 years of age and over. Tickets must be purchased in Ontario.

Ontario Lottery License # 10625
Where to buy tickets:

• Airlane Hotel and Conference Centre (Cash only)
• Balmoral Park Acura
• Best Western Plus Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre
• Finnish Bookstore
• Fort William Rotarians
• George Jeffrey Children's Centre
• George's Market
• J B Evans
• Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation
• Wanson Lumber

About the house:

Our Grand Prize Draw this year is a fabulous 1790 square foot (approximately) home built by Lorimar Construction Ltd. (Mario Michieli). The house, valued at $590,489 (includes HST), features three bedrooms on the main floor plus an additional two downstairs (basement), four-piece each in main bathroom, ensuite and basement, engineered hardwood floors main floor, granite counter tops in kitchen, high-efficiency furnace, air conditioning and air exchange system, upgraded trim package, finished basement with wet bar, gas fireplace and comes with a set of 4 Frigidaire Gallery kitchen appliances.

Early Bird Draws:

As always, we are including an additional $50,000 (10 X $5,000) in Early Bird draws. So, for $100 you have the opportunity to win a GRAND TOTAL OF $640,489 IN PRIZES.

The first EARLY BIRD draw will be April 17th, where $5,000 will be given away. Then each Wednesday thereafter, until June 19th, another $5,000 will be awarded. You are welcome to come to BDO, 1095 Barton Street at 4:30 pm on each Early Bird date to view the draw.

All Early Bird draw winners will be contacted by phone following the draw, announced in the Chronical Journal and on our website, two days following the draws.

Date of Draw Prize Value
17 April 2019 $5,000
24 April 2019 $5,000
1 May 2019 $5,000
8 May 2019 $5,000
15 May 2019 $5,000
22 May 2019 $5,000
29 May 2019 $5,000
5 June 2019 $5,000
12 June 2019 $5,000
19 June 2019 $5,000

The proceeds of the lottery go to help many projects, large and small, in Thunder Bay and region. This is your opportunity to help the people of your community. Rest assured your purchase makes a difference.


Are you impacted by multiple myeloma?

Are you impacted by multiple myeloma?

We’re looking for volunteers to coordinate the 2019 Multiple Myeloma March and/or the local support group.

Being a Myeloma Support Group Facilitator gives you the opportunity to meet and exchange with others who are facing similar challenges, seek information and resources and find support.

As a Multiple Myeloma March Leader, you will be part of our signature event, a 5km walk in communities across the country to increase awareness and raise funds for clinical research, for accelerated access to new, and gamechanging therapies for Canadians.

If you are interested, please contact us at, or call 1 888 798-5771.


Geraldton - Soccer and Baseball Volunteers

The Municipality of Greenstone is looking for volunteers for soccer and baseball programs in Longlac, Geraldton, Nakina and Beardmore. If interested please contact Rob Kurish at the municipal office at 854-1100 ext 2011.