Events will be held across the province in 2019 to mark the 100th anniversary of Local 793. Additional details on events and times will be shared with members as they are made available. Please contact Area Offices for more information and registration.

PICNICS & GOLF TOURNAMENTS

TORONTO AND BARRIE
Picnic – Sunday, August 18, 2019
A picnic for members and their families will be held at the IUOE, Local 793 head office in Oakville.
Location: 2245 Speers Road, Oakville, ON
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Picnic Contact: Kathryn Peet 905-469-9299 ext. 2219
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Golf – Saturday, August 10, 2019
Enjoy a round of golf at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, home to the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame.
Location: 1333 Dorval Drive, Oakville, ON
Time: 12 noon registration; 1:30 p.m. start
Golf Contact: Marco Palladini Phone 905-469-9299 ext. 2113

HAMILTON, CAMBRIDGE AND ST. CATHARINES
Picnic – Sunday, July 21, 2019
A picnic for members and their families will be held at Wild Waterworks in Hamilton.
Location: 680 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton, ON
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Picnic and golf contact: Jane Lewis 905-544-1851
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Golf – Saturday, June 22, 2019
Enjoy a round of golf at Copetown Woods Golf Club, one of the newest championship courses in south-western Ontario.
Location: 1430 Concession 2 Road West, Copetown, ON
Time: 7:30 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. shotgun start
Picnic and golf contact: Jane Lewis 905-544-1851

LONDON
Picnic – Saturday, August 17, 2019
A picnic for members and their families will be held at East Park in London.
Location 1275 Hamilton Road East, London, ON
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Picnic contact: Colleen Swanson 519-652-2740
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OSHAWA
Picnic – Saturday, July 20, 2019
A picnic for members and their families will be held at Palmer Park in Port Perry.
Location: 175 Water Street, Port Perry, ON
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Picnic contact: Therese Patterson 905-720-0480
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OTTAWA, BELLEVILLE AND MORRISBURG
Picnic/Rodeo – Saturday, June 15, 2019
A rodeo/picnic for members and their families will be held at the OETIO Morrisburg campus.
Location: 12580 County Road #2, Morrisburg, ON
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Picnic/Rodeo contact: Stephanie Druce 613-228-1759
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SAULT STE. MARIE
Picnic – Sunday, June 16, 2019
A picnic for members and their families will be held at Ojibway Park in Garden River. 
Location: 2628 Highway 17B East, Garden River, ON
Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Picnic contact: Kim Copps 705-949-6860
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SARNIA
Picnic – Saturday, July 27, 2019
A picnic for members and their families will be held at Corunna Athletic Park in Corunna. 
Location: 420 Colborne Street, Corunna, ON
Time: 12 noon to 3 p.m.
Picnic and golf contact: Margarete Solinas 519-337-2053
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Golf – Saturday, July 6, 2019
Enjoy a round of golf at St. Clair Parkway, a course renowned for its beautifully manicured greens.
Location: 132 Moore Line, Mooretown, ON
Time: 7 a.m. registration; 8 a.m. start
Picnic and golf contact: Margarete Solinas 519-337-2053

SUDBURY
Picnic – Saturday, June 8, 2019
A picnic for members and their families will be held at Warren Agricultural Society in Warren. 
Location: 9 Stanhope Avenue, Warren, ON
Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Picnic contact: Lori Tremblay 705-675-8643
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THUNDER BAY
Picnic – Sunday, July 7, 2019
A picnic for members and their families will be held at Chippewa Park Pavilion in Thunder Bay. 
Location: 2465 City Road, Thunder Bay, ON
Time: 12 noon to 5 p.m.
Picnic contact: Lisa Veran 807-344-7612
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TIMMINS
Picnic – Sunday, June 23, 2019
A picnic for members and their families will be held at Gillies Lake Conservation Area in Timmins. 
Location: 100 Lakeshore Road, Timmins, ON
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Picnic contact: Helen Piper 705-531-3119
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WINDSOR
Picnic – Saturday, July 13, 2019
A picnic for members and their families will be held at Fogolar Furlan in Windsor. 
Location: 1800 North Service Road, Windsor, ON
Time: 12 noon to 3 p.m.
Picnic and golf contact: Sandra Foster 519-250-8877
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Golf – Saturday, June 1, 2019
Enjoy a round of golf at Deer Run Golf Course, one of the best golf courses in south-western Ontario.
Location: 19605 Bloomfield Road, Blenheim, ON
Time: 8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. start
Picnic and golf contact: Sandra Foster 519-250-8877

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ADDITIONAL EVENTS IN 2019

Grand Marshal’s Ball for Toronto’s 2019 St. Patrick’s Day
Friday, March 8, 2019
The St. Patrick’s Parade Society of Toronto hosted a cocktail reception to honour Local 793 business manager Mike Gallagher as the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Grand Marshal. Traditional Irish dancers and live music entertained those attending.
Location: Steam Whistle Brewing, The Roundhouse, 255 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto, ON
Time:  8 p.m.

Toronto’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Sunday, March 10, 2019

More than a half-million people lined the streets of Toronto to watch parade participants paint the city green. The parade had 4,000 marchers, the largest number yet. And with 500 of those marchers being Local 793 members, we are 1/8 responsible for the increase. Local 793 business manager Mike Gallagher was the 2019 Grand Marshal and the ceremonial leader of a parade.
Began at the corner of St George St & Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1W7
Ended at Nathan Phillips Square.
Distance 3.5 kilometres (approximately)

St. Patrick’s Day Parade POST-PARADE RECEPTION: Due to the overwhelming “marcher” response – nearly 500 of us marched #793Strong – we moved the post-parade reception to Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel “Willow Room.” There was a lunch buffet of sandwiches, salads and desserts. The Sheraton Centre, at 123 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2M9, is located across the street from Nathan Phillips Square, and close to the parade march ending location.

Labour Day Parades and Picnics
Local 793 will be marching in Labour Day Parades around the province and hosting post-parade picnics. Check your local area offices for dates and times. 

Toronto’s Labour Day Parade
Monday, September 2, 2019
Local 793 has secured the first-place spot in the 2019 Labour Day parade, where business manager Mike Gallagher and Local 793 members will lead the parade.
Location: TBA
Time: TBA

Oakville Santa Claus Parade
Saturday, November 16, 2019 
Join us as we walk alongside Local 793’s float through the streets of Oakville for Oakville’s 2019 Santa Claus parade.
Parade start: 9 a.m.
Pre-parade meeting and departure location: TBA

100th Anniversary Dinner Dance
Saturday, December 7, 2019
IUOE, Local 793’s 100th anniversary dinner dance will offer members a chance to celebrate amongst one another along with dinner, dancing and a celebration of a century of brother and sisterhood. 
Location: OE Banquet & Conference Centre, 2245 Speers Road, Oakville, ON
Time: Reception at 6 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m.