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Fort Erie Times

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Bottles for blades

Special to The Times The Crystal Ridge Skating Club is hosting a bottle drive on Saturday, July 5 between 9 a.m. and noon. Bottles can be dropped off at the former Zellers parking lot at 200 Garrison Rd., in Fort Erie, and the Crystal Ridge Arena, at 89 Ridge Rd. South in Ridgeway. From left are Crystal Ridge Skating Club members (front row) Rudy Somerville, Charley Somerville, Olivia Sandel, Lauryn Mowers, Emma Mowers, (back row) Leah Sandel and Rosanne Sandel. For more information about the bottle drive visit

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Friendship Festival on this weekend

Sarah Ferguson Fort Erie Times Fort Erie?s signature summer event is back. The Friendship Festival will kick off on Friday, and conclude Sunday. With everything from vendors, to food, live entertainment, and children?s activities, festival manager Flo Odding promises something for everyone. For the first time, all of the festival vendors and most of the attractions will be confined to the Mather Arch circle. ?From previous experience, we realized the entire area wasn?t being utilized and our new layout will ensure that everything is all in an accessible space,? Odding said. ?The car show and midway will be on the grass and on the road along the waterfront.? The Niagara Model Flying Club will give the public a chance to look at model planes take off and perform above the festival grounds Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CONTINUED > PAGE 3 Avoid delays: Take transit Cycle Walk Learn more about how events at the Royal Canadian Henley Rowing Course and Welland PanAm Flatwater Centre July 11 to 15 will affect traffic in the Niagara region. Get ready today.

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