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BLACKSTOCK by Tammy Phillips

On Saturday, May 28th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Blackstock-Nestleton United Church is hosting a perennial plant sale, in the Church Parking Lot. This is great opportunity to add a splash of colour to your gardens. Plant donations are appreciated. If you have plants to donate, please contact Jan Byers at 905-986-5112.

On Saturday, June 4th, with a 10 a.m shotgun start, Cartwright Sports and Recreation Inc. will host its annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser at Sunnybrae Golf Course, in Prince Albert.

Registration starts at 9 a.m. Cost is $125 per player. Fees includes 18 holes golf and cart, on-course contests, morning muffin/beverage, BBQ ‘to-go’ lunch during the round and appetizers during “Happy Hour” gathering after tournament.

The organization is seeking hole sponsors ($100) and foursomes for this fun community event.

All proceeds will go towards future development and upgrades to Cartwright Fields sports park, trails and facilities in Nestleton. Registration is filling up fast, so please act quickly.

Advance payments are required for golf fees, sponsorships and donations can be etransferred to: nannerstinson@hotmail.ca or wilma@xplornet.ca.

Blackstock Truck and Tractor Pull is roaring back onto the fairgrounds on Friday, July 8th at 7:30 p.m. and again on Saturday, July 9th at 7 p.m. If you would like to volunteer for a gate shift or a shift at the Full Pull Beer Tent, please e-mail Janet: jrvc78@hotmail.com.

The Blackstock Fair is returning after a two year hiatus due to Covid and will be held on Saturday, August 27th, followed by the always exciting Demolition Derby. Please save the dates and plan on supporting these local events.

The Blackstock Agricultural Society is also looking for someone to keep their website up-to-date with pictures and information. Please contact Karen Barkey at karen.barkey71@gmail.com.

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