Your Thunder Bay Canada Day… Events and Weather

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Terry Fox monumentTHUNDER BAY – It is Canada Day. As you read this, you might be wondering exactly what to do today. There are many things you can do. Out on the Fort William First Nation, people are getting ready for the Pow Wow. At 3PM today the hip hop artist and motivational speaker Quese Imc will be speaking. The talk is geared toward the youth, but all are invited.

At 5:00PM things get started at Marina Park, with music, and displays and all the fun of Thunder Bay’s biggest Canada Day party.

After 9PM at The Ruby Moon on Court Street, ILLuminate presents “Canadance” A Canada day celebration presenting djs ~Gruvinn~~electro/downtempo; Gdubz~~Dubstep/Downtempo; ~TonyDekker~~Electro Funk; and ~Kelsey~~Drum N Bass.

Crocks on Cumberland are presenting the Outsiders tonight. The show kicks off at 9:30 at this 19+ event.

As well on Cumberland – Jacks is presenting a night of fun with Justin & Juliann, Artesian Well, Texting Mackenzie and the Almighty Hissing Zombie Seagulls. Cover is $5 for this 19+ event.

Later tonight, the Paramount, after the celebrations at Marina Park will be offering a special showing of Grease. Stop by this Court Street Icon for the movie starting at midnight.

Mom Nature might be set to play with the weather a little today. Environment Canada shares that today will be “Cloudy with sunny periods. 40 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of thunderstorms. High 22. UV index 8 or very high.” The weather service has issued a weather statement for today:

Today..A few thunderstorms over northern and Far Northern Ontario. There is a risk of severe thunderstorms just west of Big Trout Lake northwards to Hudson Bay in the morning. Torrential downpours, gusty winds and large hail are the main threats. There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms beginning in the afternoon across northern and Far Northern Ontario, except the Nickel Belt, with torrential downpours and large hail being the main threats.

Tonight..A few thunderstorms across northern and Far Northern Ontario, mainly north of Lake Superior, associated with a low pressure system and a cold front moving from west to east. There is chance a few of these storms may approach severe limits due to torrential downpours gusty winds and large hail.