6 to 9 p.m. – Paddington’s Hollywood Hall of Fame with paparazzi and beverage with inclusion in Paddington’s celebrity hall of fame.
6 to 8 p.m. – skateboard park behind Legion Carnival Fireworks Competition. Donations accepted at entrance. Hot chocolate and hot dogs for sale at Youth Centre garage.
8 p.m. (after fireworks) – Oakwood clubhouse Chili and specialty coffee. $15. Entertainment.
9 p.m. – Riverbend Karaoke. Age of Majority.
10 p.m. – Gables Live music with 88s
Sunday, February 8, 2009 Saturday and Sunday, both weekends Lions Park behind Legion Gables-Co-ed Snowpitch Tournament. Contact Jane or John Musser at 238-6690.
10 a.m. to noon – Oakwood dining room Breakfast with the Stars. Buffet breakfast. Call for reservations 519-238-2324. Fun for the entire family.
Friday, February 13, 2009 Gables Bring Your Own Meat BBQ. Reserve early – 519-238-2371. Age of majority.
Colonial Rod and Gun Lounge Live music with Murray Andrews featuring his Dirtyman Show
5 to 7 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion Special Meat Draw
10 p.m. to 2 a.m. – Gables Live music with Rumblefish. Age of majority.
Saturday, February 14, 2009 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Pine Dale Motor Inn Health and Wellness Craft Sale. Everyone welcome. Vendors please book a table. Call 519-238-2231.
11 a.m. Chamber of Commerce parade
11:30 a.m. – United Church U.C.W. Lunch. $6 for 13+, $3 for children. Hot dogs available for children.
2 p.m. – Former Bernie Greens parking lot (beside No Frills) Winter Carnival and 104.9 the Beach presents ‘The Wedding’. Everyone is welcome to watch the ceremony.
3 to 6 p.m. – Gables Search for Talent Contest. Age of Majority event.
5 to 8 p.m. – GB Legion Steak BBQ. Tickets will be available at Legion. 519-238-2120.
Oakwood Terrace Room Valentine’s dinner and dance. Phil Sloan’s Vintage Moments (formally Magic Moments). Bring your honey and dance the night away. Call for details. 519-238-2324.
6 p.m. or 8 p.m. seatings – Paddington’s Candlelit Valentines Dinner. Call for details 519-238-5788
Colonial Live music with Murray Andrews
8 p.m. – Oakwood clubhouse Live music with Brian Dale.
9 p.m. to close – Riverbend Karaoke Contest. Age of majority.
10 p.m. to 2 a.m. – Gables Live music with Rumblefish – Age of majority.
Sunday, February 15, 2009 8 to 11 a.m. – behind Bank of Montreal Grand Bend Firemen’s Breakfast
11 a.m. – Grand Bend Legion Veteran’s Memorial Mixed Dart Tournament. Registration at 11 a.m. Doubles and Teams.
2 p.m. – Colonial parking lot Waiters’ Race. Live music with Lance Bedard
6 p.m. – Oakwood Terrace Room Grand Bend Winter Carnival presents the Academy Awards. Formal Dress. The paparazzi will be present. Dress as your favorite movie star or just come out in glitz and glitter. Nomination forms throughout the village. Tickets on sale Jan. 20. Cocktails 6 p.m. Awards 7 p.m.
For the kids
Friday, February 6, 2009 6 to 9 p.m. – Grand Bend school gym Sobeys Drive In. 12 and under
Saturday, February 7, 2009 12 to 3 p.m. – Grand Bend school gym Mad Science plus crafts, sports and a movie. Call 519-238-1155.
6 to 8 p.m. – Skateboard park beside Legion Winter Carnival fireworks. Hot chocolate and hot dogs on sale.
Sunday, February 8, 2009 Youth Centre Road Hockey Tournament. Ages 10+. Chili and hot chocolate. $5 includes lunch. Sign up by calling 519-238-1155.
10 to 10:45 a.m. – Grand Bend Legion Register for youth darts. Call 519-243-2452 or 519-786-4959 for details.
12 to 2 p.m. – Oakwood clubhouse Tobogganing, & Hot Chocolate FREE – children to be supervised by parents or guardians Hill at Hole #8
Saturday, February 14, 2009 11 a.m. Chamber of Commerce-Rotary Parade
Sunday Feb 15, 2009 12 to 2 p.m. – Oakwood Clubhouse Kids’ Talent Show. Register at Guest Services before February 3. Sing, dance, play – bring your original ideas to win prizes! Prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd. Register at 519-238-2324. (17 years and under.)
3 to 5 p.m. – Oakwood Clubhouse Bring the family for a free swim. Special Kids menu begins at 4 p.m.
Monday Feb. 16, 2009 3 to 5 p.m. – Oakwood Clubhouse Bring the family for a free swim. Special Kids menu begins at 4 p.m.