• Winter Carnival 2018

Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival
February 15 - March 4, 2018



DAY 1: Thursday, February 15, 2018


Sliding Party & Fireworks

dates: Thursday, February 15, 2018
venue: Central School
time: 6:30-8pm
fireworks: 8pm
admission: free
free hot chocolate: compliments of Tim Horton's
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee

Snow Sculpture Contest

dates: Feb 14-Mar 4, 2018
divisions: schools & public
entry fee: free
prizes: $250, $100, $50 (each division)
email photos to: here
photos: will be posted on facebook
please include: name, address, phone number
deadline: March 4, 4pm
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


DAY 2: Friday, February 16, 2018


Alan Frew Concert
date: Friday, February 16, 2018
time: 7:30 pm (doors 7)
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: $30 advance, $40 door
on sale: Friday, Dec 15, 10am
ticket locations: Complex & Goldland's
online tickets: here

Swampdonkeys 3 on 3 Basketball
date: Friday, February 16, 2018
time: 4-10pm
location: KLDCS Gymnasium
cost: $10/player, $40/team
includes: hot dog, drink, popcorn
registration: KLDCS Front Desk
deadline: February 9th
hosted by: KL Swampdonkeys & KLDCS

Free Sleigh Rides
presented by KL Gold:
date: Friday, February 16, 2018
time: 6-9pm
location: Museum of Northern History
includes: free hot chocolate
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee

Lasalle 24-Hour
Teen Playwright Challenge
dates: February 16-17, 2018
begins: Friday, Feb 16th at 7pm
ends: Saturday, Feb 17th at 7pm
cost: free
challenge: participants receive 3 clues and must write a 10-minute play
scripts: will be performed Feb 17th at 7pm at Trinity United Church
hosted by: Lasalle Theatre Productions
email contact/registration: here


DAY 3: Saturday, February 17, 2018


Kids Winter Jam Concert
featuring Stars of Pop
date: Saturday, February 17, 2018
time: 7pm
location: Northern College Gym
tickets: $10
online tickets: here

KL 100th Anniversary
Free Kids Bowling:
date: Saturday, February 17, 2018
time: 1-3pm
location: Uptown Bowl
ages: 5-12
cost: free to first 42 participants
includes: shoe rental & 2 games
registration: required (at Museum)
contact: 568-8800
hosted by: KL 100th Anniversary Committee

Chili Supper
date: Saturday, February 17, 2018
time: 5pm
location: St Peter's Anglican Church
cost: $12 (adults), $6 (kids 12 & under)
tickets: from church members or at the door
hosted by: St Peter's Anglican Church

Poker Run
Golden Corridor Snowdrifters
date: Saturday, February 17, 2018
time: 11am-3pm
location: Royal Canadian Legion
cost: $10 per poker hand
winning poker hand: $500
sponsored by: KL Festivals Committee
includes: Tim Horton's chili, door prizes, silent auction
contact: 568-0243
hosted by: Golden Corridor Snowdrifters

Free Kids Matinee
presented by KL Gold:
date: Saturday, February 17, 2018
location: Heritage North
time: 2pm

Lasalle Playwright
Challenge Show
date: Saturday, February 17, 2018
time: 7pm
location: Trinity United Church basement
admission: $5
presentation: plays written for 24-hour Teen Playwrite Challenge
hosted by: Lasalle Theatre Productions
email contact/registration: here


DAY 4: Sunday, February 18, 2018


Knights of Columbus
Carnival Breakfast
date: Sunday, February 18, 2018
time: 9am-1pm
location: Holy Name Parish Hall
cost: $10 (adults), $5 (kids under 10)
hosted by: Knights of Columbus

Bingo: Jack-It-Up
Carnival Jackpot Event
dates: Sunday, February 18, 2018
time: 6:15pm
location: KL Bingo Hall
specials: $800 jackpot guaranteed
sponsored by: KL Swampdonkeys
presented by: KL Bingo Hall


DAY 5: Monday, February 19, 2017


NorthernTel Kids Carnival
date: Monday, February 19, 2018
time: 11am-2pm
location: Northern College Gymnasium
ages: 10 years & under
cost: free
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


DAY 6: Tuesday, February 20, 2018


Circuit Workout for Women
date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
time: 12:10-12:50
location: Community Complex Gym
levels: beginners to advanced
cost: free
required: indoor shoes
contact: 705-567-5215
hosted by: KL Parks N Rec

Carnival Get With It
date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
time: 5:30-7pm
location: KLDCS
cost: free
required: indoor shoes
activity: walk the halls of KLDCS
prizes: special carnival challenges
contact: 705-567-5215
hosted by: KL Parks N Rec


DAY 7: Wednesday, February 21, 2018


Carnival Badminton Tournament
date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
time: 8-10pm
registration: 7:30 in the foyer
location: KLDCS
ages: 13 & older
format: doubles
divisions: novice & advanced
contact: Andrew 668-0410

Free Family Swim
presented by Northland Power
date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
location: Community Cmplex
time: 6:15-7:15pm
cost: free
presented by: KL Parks N Rec

Cribbage Tournament
date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
location: Royal Canadian Legion
registration: 6:30pm
time: 7pm
cost: $5
details: bring your own partner


DAY 8: Thursday, February 22, 2018


Moonlight Snowshoe
date: Thursday, February 22, 2018
time: 7-8:30pm
location: KL Complex Snowshoe Trails
cost: Free
please bring: headlamp or flashlight
no reservations for snowshoes: first come, first served
hosted by: KL Parks N Rec

Bingo: Beef-It-Up
Carnival Bonanza Event
date: Thursday, February 22, 2018
time: 6:15pm
location: KL Bingo Hall
specials: $300 bonanza consolation prize guaranteed
sponsored by: Friends of Trinity United
presented by: KL Bingo Hall


DAY 9: Friday, February 23, 2018


KL Skating Club's
75th Anniversary Ice Show

dates: Friday, February 23, 2018
time: 7pm
venue: Community Complex
tickets: $10
outlets Complex or Goldland's
elementary students: free when accompanied by an adult

Free Sleigh Rides
presented by KL Gold:
date: Friday, February 23, 2018
time: 6-9pm
location: Museum of Northern History
includes: free hot chocolate
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee

Legion Shop n Stop
date: Friday, February 23, 2018
time:5-7pm
meal:spaghetti dinner
tickets:$12 at the Legion
hosted by: Ladies Auxiliary

KLAC Dance
date: Friday, February 23, 2018
time: 6-9pm
location: ECJV
ages: grades 3-7
admission: $5
hosted by: KL Aquatic Club


DAY 10: Saturday, February 24, 2018


Alamos Gold
$50,000 Fish Derby

date: Saturday, February 24, 2018
time: 8am-2pm (gates 7am)
location: Otto Lake at Culver Park
ages: 19+ (kids derby 18 & under)
tagged fish: five x $5,000
ballot draws: ten x $1,000
$1000 early bird draw (Dec 24): Danielle Doyon
$250 early bird draw (Jan 5): Jari Autio
$250 early bird draw (Jan 19): Carmen Detweiler
$250 early bird draw (Feb 2): Jasonn Bizich
$250 early bird draw (Feb 16): Penny Graham
ticket packages: $100
includes: derby entry, elimination draw entry & admission to pub
ticket locations: Complex & Goldland's
online tickets: here

Free Kids Fish Derby

date: Saturday, February 24, 2018
time: 8am-2pm
location: Otto Lake at Culver Park
cost: free
ages: 18 years & under
registration form: here

Kids Inflatables

date: Saturday, February 24, 2018
time: 10am-4pm
venue: KLDCS Gymnasium
cost: $15 for an all day pass
proceeds to: KLDCS Sr Girls Basketball

Fish Derby Pub
Tragically Hip tribute:
Little Bones

date: Saturday, February 24, 2018
time: 9pm-1am
venue: Northern College Gymnasium
ages: 19+ only (licensed)
featuring: Little Bones
tickets: Fish Derby package
ticket outlets:Goldlands & Complex
online tickets: here

$5,000 Elimination Draw
& Fish Derby Prize Presentations
date: Saturday, February 24, 2018
time: 6-9pm
doors open: 5pm
location: Northern College Gym
includes: prizes for all derby ticket holders
entry: Fish Derby Ticket

Helicopter Rides
date: Saturday, February 24, 2018
time: 11am-4pm
location: Northern College
cost: $50
hosted by: Helicopters Canada
website: here

KL Skating Club's
Reunion Luncheon & Display
date: Saturday, February 24, 2018
time: 11am-2pm
location: Museum of Northern History
cost: $5 per person


DAY 11: Sunday, February 25, 2018


Free Kids Matinee
presented by KL Gold:
date: Sunday, February 25, 2018
location: Heritage North
time: 2pm

Helicopter Rides
date: Sunday, February 25, 2018
time: 11am-4pm
location: Northern College
cost: $50
hosted by: Helicopters Canada
website: here

Kids Inflatables

date: Sunday, February 25, 2018
time: 10am-4pm
venue: KLDCS Gymnasium
cost: $15 for an all day pass
proceeds to: KLDCS Sr Girls Basketball

Bingo: Jack-It-Up
Carnival Jackpot Event
dates: Sunday, February 25, 2018
time: 6:15pm
location: KL Bingo Hall
specials: $800 jackpot guaranteed
sponsored by: King Lebel Fire Department
presented by: KL Bingo Hall

Beginner Ski Clinic
for Families
date: Sunday, February 25, 2018
time: 1-2:30pm
location: KL Complex & Clancy's Trails
cost: Free
details: Learn the basics of Nordic Skiing
no reservations for skis: first come, first served
hosted by: KL Parks N Rec


DAY 12: Monday, February 26, 2018


Family Snowshoe Photo Rally
date: Monday, February 26, 2018
time: 5pm
location: KL Complex Snowshoe Trails
cost: Free
details: Please bring a camera or phone to take pictures
no reservations for snowshoes: first come, first served
hosted by: KL Parks N Rec


DAY 13: Tuesday, February 27, 2018


Charity Basketball Game
Swampdonkeys vs KL Gold Miners

date: Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018
time: 7pm
venue: KLDCS
entry fee: silver donation
proceeds to: KidSport

Kids Curling Fun Event

date: Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018
time: 4:30-6
venue: KL Curling Club
entry fee: free
format fun games, no experience required
includes: pizza & juice box
wear: clean indoors shoes, warm & comfortable clothing
contact: 567-3227
hosted by: KL Curling Club


DAY 14: Wednesday, February 28, 2018


Bonfire & Skating Party
KL Fire Department

date: Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018
time: 6-8pm
location: Civic
admission: Free
hosted by: KL Fire Department


DAY 15: Thursday, March 1, 2018


Kabaret

dates: March 1-3, 2018
time: 7pm (doors 6:30)
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: $15 advance, $18 at the door
outlets: Goldland's, Pronto, Breault's, Federal Variety, Rockin' Ronnie
presented by: Kabaret Charitable Foundation

ECJV Dinner & Show

dates: Thursday, March 1, 2018
location: ECJV
5pm: pasta dinner in gym
7pm: live show in cafetorium
price: $20 dinner & show
dinner sponsored by: Dino's Pizzeria
tickets from: grade 11 & 12 students
contact: 705-567-9266


DAY 16: Friday, March 2, 2018


Kabaret

dates: March 1-3, 2018
time: 7pm (doors 6:30)
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: $15 advance, $18 at the door
outlets: Goldland's, Pronto, Breault's, Federal Variety, Rockin' Ronnie
presented by: Kabaret Charitable Foundation

TPR Bingo
date: Friday, March 2, 2018
time: 6:30pm
location: TPR Auditorium
contact: 567-3257
hosted by: Teck Pioneer Residence

Free Sleigh Rides
presented by KL Gold:
date: Friday, March 2, 2018
time: 6-9pm
location: Museum of Northern History
includes: free hot chocolate
hosted by: KL Festivals Committee


DAY 17: Saturday, March 3, 2018


Kabaret

dates: March 1-3, 2018
time: 7pm (doors 6:30)
venue: Northern College Auditorium
tickets: $15 advance, $18 at the door
outlets: Goldland's, Pronto, Breault's, Federal Variety, Rockin' Ronnie
presented by: Kabaret Charitable Foundation

Free Kids Matinee
presented by KL Gold:
date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
location: Heritage North
time: 2pm

Ducks Unlimited Dinner
date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
location: Royal Canadian Legion
time: 5:30pm
tickets: $50
table of 8: $400
contact: Judy Milford: 567-4340
online tickets: here

Snow Drag Races
date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
location KL Snow Dump
registration 9am-Noon
radar runs: 10am-Noon
racing begins: 1pm
cost for racers: $40, $25 each additional race
contact: Blair 668-0909, Mike 668-1245
hosted by: Team Northern Throttle
website: here

KL Timbit Rotary Tykes
Jamboree Fun Day
date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
time: 9am-4pm
location: Community Complex
hosted by: KL Minor Hockey

KL Gold Miners vs Hearst Lumberjacks
date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
time: 7:30pm
location: Community Complex
website: here


DAY 18: Sunday, March 4, 2018


Curling Bonspiel

date: Sunday, March 4, 2018
time: 11am-5pm
location: KL Curling Club
cost: $200 per team of 4
includes lunch, dinner & prizes
games: 3 four-end games
registration form: here

Mini Monster
Carnival Bingo Bash
dates: Sunday, March 4, 2018
time: 6:15pm
location: KL Bingo Hall
specials: $2,000 jackpot guaranteed
sponsored by: KLDCS Girls Basketball
presented by: KL Bingo Hall