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Come Home Year 2012

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

Thursday July 26, 2012  - Monday August 6, 2012    

The Come Home Year Committee are now planning the events for the Buchans Come Home Year 2012. As events are finalized they will be posted in the schedule.

Any person or group who are planning events, reunions, etc. please notify the committee by e-mailing Town of Buchans and we will post it on this site.

 

  Buchans Come Home Year 2012 

 

TBA - Time & Place To Be Announced

Anyone planning to bring a Trailer Please Contact the Town Office at 672-3972 or email Town of Buchans 

                                                                            Welcome Back to Buchans

Welcome back to Buchans                                                                           Yes welcome home again                                                                              It’s been many, many years                                                                       Since we’ve seen you my friend                                                                  Your travels have taken you far, far away                                                      So Welcome back to Buchans                                                                    We hope you enjoy your stay.

 

Some of you are doctors                                                                           There are lawyers too                                                                             Nurses, teachers, engineers,                                                                       Some wear collars of blue                                                                              But we have something in common                                                                No matter far or near                                                                           Welcome home to Buchans                                                                     You’re still a Buchaneer

 

So welcome back to Buchans                                                                       Yes welcome home a spell                                                                             No other town just like it                                                                               No matter where you dwell                                                                        Drink and dance and laugh with us                                                             Cause we wish you very well                                                                        Yes welcome home to Buchans                                                                        In the year twenty twelve.                                                                           

John Budden (Sr)                                                                                     Tune: Seven Spanish Angels

   


Thursday, July 26th.

 

 

 

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Kids Meet & Greet. Name tags & snack provided.

James Hornell Boys & Girls Club

7:00pm

Lions Club Drive-in Bingo - Lakeside Academy Parking Lot

8:00pm 

Community Bonfire - (Across From Ball fields)

10:00pm - 1:00am

Adult Meet & Greet - (Button Admission)  - T.A. Soper Memorial Stadium

·         Music by: Former Local Musicians - MINER STUFF

 


Friday, July 27th.

 

 

 

8:00am - 1:00pm

Red Ochre Inn

Matty Mitchell Mighty Munch Brunch

Adults $12.00    Children 10 and under $7.00

9:30am - 10:30am

Aerobics/Zumba - James Hornell Boys & Girls Club

10:00am -  3:00pm

Coffee House & Craft Sale - St. Theresa's Parish Hall

(Tickets on Buchans Quilt)

10:00am to 4:00pm

OPEN HEART MINISTRIES (former Pentecostal church)

Crafting and Quilt Displays

Baked Goods and Craft Tables 

Silent Auction 

Light Lunch Available 11:30am - 1:30pm

10:00am to 4:00pm

Buchans Historical Society

Display at Open Heart Ministries

Tickets on sale for Society Fundraiser on

1 Original Oil Painting depicting Buchans past

2 Photo Montages of Buchans area

2:30pm - 4:00pm

Kiddy Bingo Admission $.50 Dollar store prizes

James Hornell Boys & Girls Club

9:30pm

Official Opening Family Event

ASARCO Parking Lot

10:00pm

Fireworks

10:30pm - 3:00pm

Adult Dance  - T.A. Soper Memorial Stadium

·         Music by: Former Local Musicians - MINER STUFF

·         Admission: $7.50

TBA

John & Linda Oats Anniversary Dinner & Dance at Lounge 5457


Saturday, July 28th.

 

 

 

8:00am - 1:00pm

Red Ochre Inn

Matty Mitchell Mighty Munch Brunch

Adults $12.00    Children 10 and under $7.00

10:00am -  3:00pm

Coffee House & Craft Sale - St. Theresa's Parish Hall

(Tickets on Buchans Quilt)

10:00am to 4:00pm

OPEN HEART MINISTRIES (former Pentecostal church)

Crafting and Quilt Displays

Baked Goods and Craft Tables 

Silent Auction 

Light Lunch Available 11:30am - 1:30pm

10:00am to 4:00pm

Buchans Historical Society

Display at Open Heart Ministries

Tickets on sale for Society Fundraiser on

1 Original Oil Painting depicting Buchans past

2 Photo Montages of Buchans area

11:00am

Come Home Year Parade - Starts at ASARCO Parking Lot

11:00am

Red Indian Lake Search & Rescue

Poker Run and Moose Burger Sale

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Flea Market @ T.A.Soper Memorial Stadium

$1.00 admission for a Door Prize

Tables $5.00

To book a table call Carol Anne @672-3860 or Edye @ 672-3868

1:00pm

Classic Car Show

T.A.Soper Memorial Stadium Parking Lot

5:00pm

Salvation Army Anniversary Cold Plate Dinner - Lakeside Academy

7:30pm

Salvation Army Anniversary Gospel Concert - Lakeside Academy

7:30pm

 Pub Crawl/Poker Run

Registration at T.A.Soper Memorial Stadium

Buchneer Lounge

Lounge 5457

Red Ochre Inn

Ending at T.A.Soper Memorial Stadium

10:00pm - 3:00am

Adult Dance - T.A.Soper Memorial Stadium

  • Music By: BIC & THE BALLPOINTS
  • Admission: $10.00

Sunday, July 29th.

 

 

 

8:00am - 1:00pm

Red Ochre Inn

Matty Mitchell Mighty Munch Brunch

Adults $12.00    Children 10 and under $7.00

11:00am

Salvation Army Anniversary Service

2:00pm

Family Day @ Red Indian Lake

James Hornell Boys & Girls Club

6:00pm

Salvation Army Anniversary Service


Monday, July 30th.

 

 

 

8:00am - 1:00pm

Red Ochre Inn

Matty Mitchell Mighty Munch Brunch

Adults $12.00    Children 10 and under $7.00

9:30am - 10:30am

Aerobics/Zumba - James Hornell Boys & Girls Club

10:00am

Lucky Strike Loop

5km Fun Run/Walk

Contact Michelle or Maria to Register

luckystrikeloop2012@gmail.com

10:00am -  3:00pm

Coffee House & Craft Sale - St. Theresa's Parish Hall

(Tickets on Buchans Quilt)

10:00am to 4:00pm

OPEN HEART MINISTRIES (former Pentecostal church)

Crafting and Quilt Displays

Baked Goods and Craft Tables 

Silent Auction 

Light Lunch Available 11:30am - 1:30pm

10:00am to 4:00pm

Buchans Historical Society

Display at Open Heart Ministries

Tickets on sale for Society Fundraiser on

1 Original Oil Painting depicting Buchans past

2 Photo Montages of Buchans area

1:00pm

Salvation Army Kids Events

2:00pm

Lounge 5457
Horseshoes $3.00 Registration

7:00pm

Lions Club TV Bingo

TBA

Outdoor Movie

Place to be decided.

$6.00 per person $20.00 Family

James Hornell Boys & Girls Club

 

10:00pm

Karaoke Lounge 5457

Admission: Any monetary donation

All proceeds for Jill Peckford


Tuesday, July 31st.

 

 

 

8:00am - 1:00pm

Red Ochre Inn

Matty Mitchell Mighty Munch Brunch

Adults $12.00    Children 10 and under $7.00

9:00am

3 on 3 BALL HOCKEY TOURNAMENT

TUESDAY, JULY 31st

- Registration (to be paid prior to first game)

- Categories

   - Tidbits (8 & under) $25.00 per team

   - Youth (9 - 12) $30.00 per team

   - Intermediate (13 - 16) $40.00 per team

   - Adult ( 17 & over) $50.00 per team

- 4 min to 7 max players per team (including goaltender)

- registration deadline, Saturday, July 28, 2012

- pre-registration contact

All proceeds donated to the Canadian cancer Society

  adwhalen@hotmail.com

  whalen17@hotmail.com,       townofbuchans@nf.aibn.com

 

9:30am - 10:30am  

Aerobics/Zumba - James Hornell Boys & Girls Club

10:00am -  3:00pm

Coffee House & Craft Sale - St. Theresa's Parish Hall

(Tickets on Buchans Quilt)

10:00am to 4:00pm

OPEN HEART MINISTRIES (former Pentecostal church)

Crafting and Quilt Displays

Baked Goods and Craft Tables 

Silent Auction 

No lunch today - we ask that you please support

the Cemetery Fund cold plate fundraiser

10:00am to 4:00pm

Buchans Historical Society

Display at Open Heart Ministries

Tickets on sale for Society Fundraiser on

1 Original Oil Painting depicting Buchans past

2 Photo Montages of Buchans area

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Hallowe'en Night - Trick or Treat

Kids Door to Door

Between 6:00pm & 8:00pm only

9:00pm

Lounge 5457

Halloween Costume Dance - Adult

Admission $5.00 person


Wednesday, August 1st.

 

 

 

8:00am - 1:00pm

Red Ochre Inn

Matty Mitchell Mighty Munch Brunch

Adults $12.00    Children 10 and under $7.00

9:30am - 10:30am  

Seniors Fitness - James Hornell Boys & Girls Club

10:00am -  3:00pm

Coffee House & Craft Sale - St. Theresa's Parish Hall

(Tickets on Buchans Quilt)

11:00am

Anglican Church Hall Family Garden Party

Fisherman's Brewis

Games of Chance, Cake Walk, Toonie Boxes, Grabs, Prize Bingo

10:00am to 4:00pm

OPEN HEART MINISTRIES (former Pentecostal church)

Crafting and Quilt Displays

Baked Goods and Craft Tables 

Silent Auction 

Light Lunch Available 11:30am - 1:30pm

10:00am to 4:00pm

Buchans Historical Society

Display at Open Heart Ministries

Tickets on sale for Society Fundraiser on

1 Original Oil Painting depicting Buchans past

2 Photo Montages of Buchans area

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Jam Session - T.A. Soper Memorial Stadium

Participants must bring their own instruments.

Family Event - Non-alcoholic

6:30pm - 11:30pm

Much Music Video Dance

Grade 6 & Under 6:30 - 8:30pm

Grade 7 & Up 9:30pm - 11:30pm

Lakeside Academy Gym


Thursday, August 2nd.

 

 

 

8:00am - 1:00pm

Red Ochre Inn

Matty Mitchell Mighty Munch Brunch

Adults $12.00    Children 10 and under $7.00

9:00am

LOCAL SLO-PITCH SOFTBALL FUN  TOURNAMENT

AUGUST 2ND & 3RD  

- mixed tournament (team doesn’t necessarily have to have a female)

- minimum 12 people per team

- maximum 15 people per team

- may enter own team (family & friends)

- sign-up sheet will be available for those that don’t have a team at Hiscock’s 10 to 10    from July 26th to August 1st

- must be at least 15 years old

- registration $15.00 per player (includes 5 tickets on a Expo jersey (#8 Carter)

- pre-registration contact adwhalen@hotmail.com

 

9:30am - 10:30am

Aerobics/Zumba - James Hornell Boys & Girls Club

10:00am -  3:00pm

Coffee House & Craft Sale - St. Theresa's Parish Hall

(Tickets on Buchans Quilt)

10:00am to 4:00pm

OPEN HEART MINISTRIES (former Pentecostal church)

Crafting and Quilt Displays

Baked Goods and Craft Tables 

Silent Auction 

Light Lunch Available 11:30am - 1:30pm

10:00am to 4:00pm

Buchans Historical Society

Display at Open Heart Ministries

Tickets on sale for Society Fundraiser on

1 Original Oil Painting depicting Buchans past

2 Photo Montages of Buchans area

11:00am

 

Mattie Mitchell Ceremony  - Community Park

Luncheon to follow for all at T.A.Soper Memorial Stadium

 

2:00pm

Lounge 5457
Horseshoes $3.00 Registration

2:00pm

Camp Day at Middle Branch Camp

Leaving Club at 2:15pm

Parents responsible for getting their child to the camp.

The trail will be marked.

Hot dogs will be provided. Returning early evening.

James Hornell Boys & Girls Club

6:00-8:00 pm

(for children

up to age 18)

 

Fish Derby @ The Dam – Prize for largest fish – 2 categories - Children up to the age of 11 years old and Children between the ages of 12 & 18. (participants are required to have their own rods, bait and tackle)

7:00pm

Lions Club TV Bingo

BINGO

It’s Bingo Nite in Buchans                                                                                                   B-I-N-G-O                                                                                                                           Get out all your pennies                                                                                                      Lets play that old Bingo.                                                                                                     Under "B" its fourteen                                                                                                        And "I" nineteen next                                                                                                         Then comes the free one                                                                                                      And under "G" its fifty-six

All I Need is seventy                                                                                                            I know its under "O"                                                                                                           If that number comes up next                                                                                             I’ll call in my Bingo

Three straight lines, the letter "X"                                                                                      I haven’t won just yet                                                                                                          I wish this game was over                                                                                                   The bank comes up next

So get out all your blotters                                                                                                  Your little hammers too                                                                                                       We’ll share some big bucks with you                                                                                  If you calls in BINGO

John Budden (Sr)

 

3:00pm

50 th. Birthday Party

St. Theresa's Parish Hall

This celebration will include:

Pot Luck

Birthday Cake

Fire works

T - Shirts

Music

Walk About

BYOB

This Party is for people turning 50 in 2012

There will be a cost for each person attending. If you are planning to attend this party Please let Rob Lane, Dave King or Christine Jones know ASAP The number of people attending will determine the cost per person.

10:00pm - 3:00am

Adult Dance - T.A.Soper Memorial Stadium

Adults - Irish Music Theme

  • Music By: Mill Road
  • Admission: $10.00

Friday, August 3rd.

 

 

 

8:00am - 1:00pm

Red Ochre Inn

Matty Mitchell Mighty Munch Brunch

Adults $12.00    Children 10 and under $7.00

9:00am

LOCAL SLO-PITCH SOFTBALL FUN  TOURNAMENT

AUGUST 2ND & 3RD  

- mixed tournament (team doesn’t necessarily have to have a female)

- minimum 12 people per team

- maximum 15 people per team

- may enter own team (family & friends)

- sign-up sheet will be available for those that don’t have a team at Hiscock’s 10 to 10    from July 26th to August 1st

- must be at least 15 years old

- registration $15.00 per player (includes 5 tickets on a Expo jersey (#8 Carter)

- pre-registration contact adwhalen@hotmail.com

 

9:30am - 10:30am

Aerobics/Zumba - James Hornell Boys & Girls Club

10:00am -  3:00pm

Coffee House & Craft Sale - St. Theresa's Parish Hall

(Tickets on Buchans Quilt)

10:00am to 4:00pm

OPEN HEART MINISTRIES (former Pentecostal church)

Crafting and Quilt Displays

Baked Goods and Craft Tables 

Silent Auction 

No lunch today - we ask that you support the Rebekas

Beans and Toutons luncheon fundraiser

 

10:00am to 4:00pm

Buchans Historical Society

Display at Open Heart Ministries

Tickets on sale for Society Fundraiser on

1 Original Oil Painting depicting Buchans past

2 Photo Montages of Buchans area

 Noon - 2:00pm

Beans & Toutons Lunch - Rebekahs

1:00pm - 4:00pm

 

65 & Over

Senior Social

Lunch will be Served

No Admission

@ Llew Budden Memorial Curling Club

 

1:30pm - 4:00pm

Afternoon Sports Day

3 legged race, sac race, long jump, spoon race, etc.

Fruit/Veggies/popsicles/Beverages provided.

Teddy Bear Picnic

For Children 4 & Under

Snack will be provided.

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Fashion Show

Come dressed as your favorite idol, cartoon character,

favorite era, 60's,70's etc.

Prizes for each person that participates.

James Hornell Boys & Girls Club

10:00pm - 3:00am

Adult Dance

 T.A. Soper Memorial Stadium

·         Music by: Former Local Musicians - MINER STUFF

Admission: $7.50

 


Saturday, August 4th.

 

 

 

8:00am - 1:00pm

Red Ochre Inn

Matty Mitchell Mighty Munch Brunch

Adults $12.00    Children 10 and under $7.00

10:00am -  3:00pm

Coffee House & Craft Sale - St. Theresa's Parish Hall

(Tickets on Buchans Quilt)

10:00am - 1:00pm

Buchans Volunteer Fire Dept.

In House Poker Run and Moose Burger Sale

10:00am to 4:00pm

OPEN HEART MINISTRIES (former Pentecostal church)

Crafting and Quilt Displays

Baked Goods and Craft Tables 

Silent Auction 

Light Lunch Available 11:30am - 1:30pm

10:00am to 4:00pm

Buchans Historical Society

Display at Open Heart Ministries

Tickets on sale for Society Fundraiser on

1 Original Oil Painting depicting Buchans past

2 Photo Montages of Buchans area

3:00pm

Community Dinner - T.A. Soper Memorial Stadium

Hot Roast Beef Dinner - $20.00

Bar - 3:00pm Dinner - 4:30pm

Guest Speaker Terry Chaffey

Entertainment Matthew Hornell

 

8:00pm

Walking With 85 Years of Memories - Anglican Church Women’s Association

The Anglican Church will be selling luminaries (white paper bags with candles). The luminaries may be purchased in memory or in honour of anyone that has lived or worked in Buchans over the past 85 years. The bags may be purchased for a donation (minimum $5.00). When purchasing it you may personalize your luminaries with your own personal message.

On the evening of August 4th (after the Community Dinner) the bags will all be lit and placed down Main Street. They will remain illuminated for the evening and you may walk around reading about and remembering many from the last 85 years. We will be out and about town selling these during the duration of Come Home Year.

If you are unable to make it to the Come Home Year Festivities and wish to purchase a luminary or if you need any info you may contact.

Donna Hoffe donnahoffe@gmail.com 709-672-3882

Loretta West gandlwest@nf.sympatico.ca 709-672-3521

 

11:00pm

Adult Dance - T.A.Soper Memorial Stadium

  • Music By: Papa String
  • Admission: $10.00

Sunday, August 5th.

 

 

 

8:00am - 1:00pm

Red Ochre Inn

Matty Mitchell Mighty Munch Brunch

Adults $12.00    Children 10 and under $7.00

11:00am - 1:00pm

Gospel Hymn Music

  • Music By: Young and The Restless
  • St. Theresa's Church
  • Goodwill Offering for Buchans Community Cemetery

2:00pm

Family Day - Red Indian Lake

James Hornell Boys & Girls Club

 

9:00pm - 10:30pm

Last Hurrah

Entertainment Matthew Hornell

Admission: $5.00

 


Monday, August 6th.

 

 

 

10:00am

Official Closing - Meet at Lakeside Academy for a Community Walk

ending at T.A.Soper Memorial Stadium

5:00pm

Lions Club Ping Pong Ball Race

7:00pm

Lions Club TV Bingo


Scrapbooks available at Lounge 5457


Other Events - Times & More Info to Follow:

Ball Hockey - Softball - 5km Run and 10km Run - Community Dinner

 

Please email Dave Whalen (Hank) at townofbuchans@nf.aibn.com with comments or ideas.

Logo Contest for CHY 2012 won by Kayla Luscombe

 

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