Victoria Day Weekend Lineup

Sunday, May 19 from 5pm to dusk
Location: New Dundee Community Centre 

Join us for an evening of fun for the whole family with a BBQ, BeaverTails and Serial Food Griller food trucks, rides for all ages, live bands – Doug Clayfield, The Magnetic Revelators, KW Collective and Sonic Sea that will continue after the fireworks, henna, glitter and airbrush tattoos, a beer garden from 5pm – 11pm, the FIREWORK show at dusk and more! 

Monday, May 20 Starting early with community run garage sales & 9am vendors until 4pm
Location: New Dundee Community Park


Bring your family back for lots of activities planned starting early with community run garage sales, breakfast and BeaverTails, Serial Food Griller and Fo’Cheezy food trucks, vendors at 9am, live bands – Gemstone Entertainment, Those Guys and Sonic Sea, beer garden from 11am – 4pm, silent auction, rides for all ages, Wilmot Key Quest $5,000 winner announcement at 12pm and the Parade at 1:30pm!

This event is open to all with free admission, we are excited to have many families back again to make great memories on the long weekend! There are lots of ways to get involved:

Share – spread the news about the TWO day event; Donate – To support you can e-transfer us your donation to ndfireworks@gmail.com or donate by cheque. Cheques can be made out to New Dundee Fireworks Committee & mailed to P.O. Box 2, New Dundee ON. We appreciate your support!; Volunteer – Contact ndfireworks@gmail.com to see how you can get involved to make the weekend a success!

For more information, visit our website: http://www.newdundeefireworks.com

Road Closures for Victoria Day Fireworks

Here’s the current list of road closures and 1-way designations for Sunday May 19th (evening of the fireworks):

LocationTimesToFrom
Sunday May 19 CLOSURES
Queen Street9:30pm-10:30pmPoth DriveOxford-Waterloo Road
Oxford-Waterloo Road9:30pm-10:30pmQueen StreetBlenheim Road
Sunday May 19 ONE WAY TRAFFIC
Queen Street4:00pm-10:30pmBridge StreetPoth Drive
Poth Drive4:00pm-10:30pmQueen StreetNew Dundee Avenue
New Dundee Avenue4:00pm-10:30pmPoth DriveBridge Street

Call for Volunteers, this Saturday

The Board of Trade is organizing our semi-annual roadside cleanup this Saturday April 27, at 9:00.

If you’d like to help us clean the roads around our town, please meet us at 9:00 at the Board of Trade office on South Street in New Dundee. We’ll get some exercise, walk with friends, and meet back for coffee afterwards.

We will also be collecting metal and e-waste for recycling, and will have a trailer for your items, also located at the Board of Trade office on South Street.

Bethel Church (1531 Bridge Street, New Dundee) is hosting a Family Gym Night on Friday May 3rd starting at 6:30PM. Active Games and Refreshments.

There is no admission fee, a donation basket will be available for those who would like to help with the evening’s expenses. Children must be accompanied by an adult. If you have questions, please contact the church office (519-696-2284).

Optimists Scholarship – call for applications

The Optimist Club of New Dundee is accepting applications for their $1500 Youth Appreciation Scholarship. The application process is open to graduating students from the New Dundee area who are continuing on to post-secondary education and who have been actively involved in their community through volunteer work during their high school years. The application deadline is May 17, 2019.

For more information and an application form, please visit our website, https://sites.google.com/view/newdundeeoptimists/events/hero-scholarship

or call or email Helen Lammers-Helps at 519-500-8216 or hlh@megawire.ca

A big thank you goes to Matt Donau, real estate agent, for his generous donation in support of this scholarship.

If you or someone you know is interested in donating to the Youth Appreciation Scholarship, please email Helen Lammers-Helps hlh@megawire.ca or Beth Mehring beth.mehring5@gmail.com.

Donations are welcomed from individuals or businesses in the area.