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Famous Birthdays, January 18th

Actor Cary Grant (notable for the films ”The Philadelphia Story”, “Arsenic and Old Lace”, “The Bishop’s Wife”, An Affair To Remember”, ”North By Northwest”, “Charade” and his final film “Walk Don’t Run” from 1966)… he was born this date, 1904;

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Upcoming and ​Ongoing Area Events

The Art Of Winter, Collingwood, January 24th – 26th • The Art of Winter is a festival taking place from Friday, January 24th through Sunday, January 26th – that embraces winter as a snowy canvas for creativity, activity, and connectivity,

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Events Mentioned on the Jewel, 9 am to 2 pm

9 am: Wasaga Beach Sleigh Ride, January 18th: · Saturday, January 18th, from 11:30am to 2:30pm, celebrate winter with a sleigh ride in a winter wonderland! · The sleigh ride departs from 1621 Mosely Street. · Register at the RecPlex

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Blue Mountains Animal Shelter Closing

• Blue Mountains Animal Shelter is closing its doors very soon. Most of their cats have already moved over to their new home at Grey Bruce Animal Shelter and have settled in nicely. • They still have 3 great cats

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Free Movie Fridays 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the RecPlex, Wasaga Beach

At the RecPlex, 1724 Mosley St. Wasaga Beach is FREE MOVIE FRIDAYS, taking place during select Fridays throughout the winter! Doors open at 6 pm, with the movie beginning at 6:30 pm. “Aladdin” shows this evening (Friday, January 17th). Admission

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Georgian Recreation Club at the Meaford Curling Club, Bid Euchre, Fridays

• Every Friday at 1 pm, at the Meaford Curling Club on Collingwood Street in Meaford is Bid Euchre. • $2 per day with Cash Prizes available. • Call Dave Thompson at 226-662-0693 for more details. (Source: Georgian Recreation Club;

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Famous Birthdays, January 17th

Actress Betty White (multiple Golden Globe nominee, multiple Primetime Emmy, Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement and multiple Screen Actors Guild winner, known for the tv series “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, “Mama’s Family”, “The Golden Girls” and “Hot In Cleveland” and

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Today In History, January 17th

1773 – Captain Cook’s Resolution became the first ship to cross the Antarctic Circle. 1795 – The Dudingston Curling Society (with genealogy dating back to 1761 and soon becoming the most important curling club in Scotland. ) was organized in

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Wacky… But True, January 17th

A burglar made himself at home in a German house. Police say the man was so comfortable in somebody else’s home that he fried himself up some bacon before taking a nap in an owner’s bed. The homeowner told police

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Taika Waititi in Early Talks to Develop ‘Star Wars’ Movie… ‘The Walking Dead: World Beyond’ Gets Premiere Date… Courtney B. Vance Boards Peter ’61st Street’ Drama

Taika Waititi, director of “Thor: Ragnarok” and “Jojo Rabbit,” is in early talks to develop a new “Star Wars” movie, Variety has confirmed. There are no further details what his involvement might ultimately be. But hot off six Oscar nominations

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Busch Beer Will Give Customers In Select Cities $1 Back For Every Inch Of Snow

While not everyone loves winter weather, fans of Busch Beer in certain American cities is praying for snow until March 21st. The company has announced that they’re offering residents of these cities a dollar off Busch products for every inch

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Blumination At Blue, Now to March 28th

• Blumination is on at Blue now through March 28th. • This Dream Trail is a magical, illuminated winter stroll though the Village, around the Mill Pond, and straight through your imagination. • Blumination is a holiday celebration every day

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, January 17th

Four police services in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound are receiving a total of $832,500 from the Community Safety and Policing Grant, Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker has announced. Police Services in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound are receiving significant funding from this investment including: Grey

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford and Southern Georgian Bay, January 17th

Today: Flurries ending this morning then clearing. High minus 10. Wind chill minus 25 this morning… minus 13 this afternoon. Tonight: Increasing cloudiness early this evening. Low minus 18. Wind chill minus 25 this evening… minus 20 overnight. Tomorrow: Snow

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Wasaga Beach Sleigh Ride, January 18th

· Saturday, January 18th, from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, celebrate winter with a sleigh ride in a winter wonderland! · The sleigh ride departs from 1621 Mosely Street. · Register at the RecPlex for just $15 plus HST. ·

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