For a small town Formosa will be hopping in the next few months!

bingoMonday April 6th, the ever popular Formosa Lions Monday Night Bingo returns to the Formosa Community Centre for another season (until November!). Doors open 6 pm and Bingo starts 7 pm with Progressive Bingos, Blazing Balls $1,900 – must go on $2000, $1600.00 Progressive Jackpot, $800.00 on 52 numbers called, $2000.00 Jackpot Special, $2000.00 on 55 numbers called, Break Open tickets, Lioness Snack Booth and Bingo Verifier! For more information contact Joe Benninger 367-2722.

Sunday May 3rd, the Annual Hike for Hospice Palliative Care takes place at 1 pm at the Formosa Recreation Centre. Palliative care needs touch many families so come on out as we raise funds and awareness for the Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce. For information on registering a Team, becoming an individual hiker or to learn how you can support the Hospice, residents in Brockton and South Bruce please contact your Formosa HIKE Coordinator Joan Borho at 519-367-5894, billjoanborho@wightman.ca. The Formosa Hike Organizing Team: Joyce Dwinnell, Lorraine Riley, Sharon McDonald, Irene Kieffer, Suzanna Rogers, Linda Freiburger, Rita Grubb, Jean Clancy, Marlene Kuntz, Dianne Baker, Doreen Mead. Come hike with us!

ribfestIf the calendar says ‘June’ it must be time for RIBFEST! June 19th and 20th the 4th Annual Formosa Lions Ribfest takes over the Formosa Lions / Lioness Park. Events include:

  • Friday June 19 evening activities – EVERYONE WELCOME, beginning at 7 pm with fun, horseshoes, cards, LCBO Bar and Bill’s Burgers.
  • Saturday June 20 activities – RIBFEST COOK-OFF COMPETION, with judging at 4:00 pm (First 8 teams accepted).
  • Duck Race – tickets $2.
  • Cherilawn Paintball – Target competition.
  • Pork Rib Dinner 5 pm – 7 pm – tickets adults $18, Children 12 & under $9 with all tickets available from any Lion

RibFest Weekend Camping – anytime from Wednesday to Monday morning for the modest fee of $40, to register for camping please contact Lion Philip Weber 519-367-2484 or phweber@wightman.ca. For general information contact Ribfest Chair Lion Ron Clark 519-367-3067 or thefamilytree441@hotmail.com