Monthly Archives: February 2018

Blackville Outdoor Rink Closed for Season

The Blackville Outdoor Rink has officially closed for the season. The warmer temperatures and abundance of snowstorms made making ice a difficult task this winter. In a statement Friday evening, Rec Council President and Deputy Mayor Ian Fortune made the announcement.

Thank You
To all the volunteers who made it possible to keep the rink going this winter, the biggest “Thank You” possible! There is no way the rink would ever be a possibility without the people who come out at -28 degrees late at night to drag a hose across a frozen piece of ice to spray water to maintain the rink! The numerous times you helped scrape and snow blow, storm after storm, do not go unnoticed! Also to their spouses and partners, THANK YOU, for supporting the rink with your sacrifice of family time. To all the skaters, thank you for coming day after day. It makes it all worthwhile to watch young and old alike enjoy the rink.
Sincerely, Ian Fortune

Photo: Girl Guides, Brownies and Sparks enjoying a skate at the Blackville Outdoor Rink earlier this winter.

Blackville Wellness Group Hosts Canada 150 Skating Party

Back in December, the Blackville Mango Health & Wellness committee hosted a free Canada 150 Skating Party at the Tom Donovan Arena in Renous. The party was held for two hours and was open to people of all ages. In total, 57 people were in attendance. Everyone enjoyed free hot chocolate and candy canes and… Continue Reading

Blackville Women’s Institute Hosting Celebration of our Heritage

Blackville Women’s Institute will host Heritage Day, a Celebration of our Heritage on Thursday, February 15 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at the Blackville Community Centre. The theme for Heritage Week 2018 is Heritage Now! This topic will provide an opportunity to reflect on our past and explore how it affects us today. Heritage Week 2018… Continue Reading

James “Jimmy” Keenan to be inducted to Softball NB Hall of Fame

Softball New Brunswick Inc. have announced their Hall of Fame class for 2018. The inductees include three athletes, two builders, two teams and one lifetime contributor. James (Jimmy) Keenan of Blackville began playing in the local Intermediate men’s league at the age of 15 and quickly moved up to play Senior ball with Loggieville and… Continue Reading

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