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CANADA DAY - WINTER WONDERLAND
Saturday 30 June 2018 til the wee hours of 1 July!

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  ~CANADA D'EH - TAKE-OFF TO THE GREAT WHITE NORTH~
When Saturday, 30 June 2018, 2:00pm til at least 2:00am
Where Greenwood Hotel, Greenwood Plaza, above North Sydney Station
What Canadian & Soul/RnB DJ's, Prizes, Raffles, $10 Caesars specials, Real Poutine, Perogoies, Moosehead & Molson & Boutique Canuck beers, Canadian food,Our Famous Trivia Comp & Game Show (4pm start), Street Hockey Tournament, 50 tonnes of snow, Win a trip for 2 to Vancouver & Auckland thanks to Air New Zealand, lots of fun & games and more!
Dress Canadian!!!
Cover Before 5:00pm: $5 if you're dressed Canadian ($10 otherwise)
After 5:00pm: $10 if you're dressed Canadian ($20 otherwise)
RSVPs There's no guest list so RSVPs aren't required but always appreciated. Limited dinner bookings are possible via the venue's website
Join Join the Event on Facebook
Note Absolutely everyone welcome so don't just bring your Canadian friends!

More details coming soon but there's a lot happening at this event!!!

Join the Facebook event and invite others.

Win a trip for 2 to Vancouver & Auckland...thanks Air New Zealand!!
The amazing people at Air New Zealand have donated the ultimate grand prize for our charity raffle. Winners can fly to Vancouver via Auckland! Subject to the usual blackout periods and paying taxes.

EVENT OVERVIEW
2pm - doors open.
- Street Hockey Tournament starts
- Bar opens with $10 CAESARS!!. 
- Kitchen opens with REAL POUTINE and proper WINGS!!!!! PEROGIES, FATBOY BURGERS, CHILLI DOGS, BROOKLYN BOY CINNAMON BUNS and other Canadian favourites
- Kids also welcome during this time as long as they're accompanied by a parent. There'll be some kids meals and possibily even a "junior hockey shoot-out". However, things will get a bit racy after 7pm…

4:00pm - 8:00pm: Trivia Comp & Game Shows - 4 rounds of our famous team trivia from 4pm-6:30pm with over $2,000 of prizes, giveaways and other fun challenges for everyone! 

7:30pm - 10:30pm: lots of giveaways, some surprises, plus our friends at Canadian Club Whisky will be running some fun & games. 

8pm til late, late, late: main stage will have all things Canadian to start with and transition into hip hop, house and very dancy favourites. We're got RnB/Hip Hop master DLAKE and others taking over the “Chapel” spinning Soulful House, Funk, Old-School Party Jams, R&B... and maybe even some beer pong

9:00pm & 11:00pm: Charity Raffles & Free Door Prize Draws including a RETURN TRIP FOR 2 TO VANCOUVER VIA AUCKLAND THANKS TO AIR NEW ZEALAND. As usual, proceeds from the charity raffle are going to support local community projects of United Way. Raffle tickets will be available on the night at the raffle table located on the main level.

Volunteers have more fun!
We're looking for a few hip, young, cool volunteers on the night for an hour or so. Email if interested.

How can all this happen in one night?
Thanks to our amazing sponsors! These sponsors don't ask for much and genuinely want to show their support and thanks to the Canadian community so they deserve some mention and our support in return:

Air New Zealand
Canadian Club Whisky
OFX
Costco Wholesale
Hungry Jacks
Outback Steakhouse
Brooklyn Boy Bagels
Bonza Bike Tours
Skaters Network
Bucket Boys Craft Beer Co.
Jelly Belly
O Canada - one stop Canuck Shop!
Destination British Columbia
The Lumberjack Trading Co.
Sydney Bears Ice Hockey

Destination Canada
Sydney Sirens Ice Hockey
United Way
Molson Canadian


TABLE BOOKINGS
There's some limited table bookings available for 3:00pm-5:30pm and 6:00pm seatings. Note that some tables will need to be moved later in the evening to make room for dancing! Request a table online: http://greenwoodhotel.com/ book-a-table/

We're also keeping lots of tables open for walk-ins and there's plenty of space for eating, drinking, dancing, fun, games and some surprises of course!

FREE PARKING
First of all, you should've drive cause (a) we're gonna party hard and (b) this place is right above the Nth Sydney Train Station!! But if you do, parking is maximum $10 all day (you can leave any time up to 4am) but it's also free any time after 4pm with validation from the Greenwood!!!

STREET HOCKEY TOURNAMENT 2PM-6PM
It's free to play & the amazing people at Skaters Network are supplying all sticks, nets, balls, etc. We'll also have $1,000+ of prizes for the tourny (and some fun games). Here's some basics:- register as an individual or register a team by email to info@networkcanada.com.au by June 20th
- we'll also accept some walk-ins on the day (details TBA)
- teams can be up to 10 people and must have at least 2 people of each gender (at least 1 person of each gender must be playing at any point in time). Some games will be 5 on 5, some will be 4 on 4
- you can bring your own stick, etc but we'll also have free stuff available to use
- all players must sign the standard waiver on the day (we'll get the waiver posted with the rules prior to the event)
- schedule will be sorted by Justin Gallego & Andrew Popowych, our Commissioners of Hockey, once registrations come in
- for all specifics of the tournament check back here as well as the rules (which we will keep updating)
- if you think we've got something wrong, please email us and tell us and we'll try to fix it up and let everyone know!

STREET HOCKEY RULES 2018 (note these may change without notice)

FAMILY FRIENDLY TIL 7PM
Under 18's are welcome til 7pm. They'll get in free. After 7pm it's adults only!

MORE INFO ABOUT THE GRAND PRIZE - T&Cs
Winners must be residents of Australia only aged 18 years or over. Prize: Return Economy flights for 2 from Sydney to Vancouver flying on Air New Zealand via Auckland (with the option to stop-over in Auckland) excluding all taxes. A Prize Voucher will be provided to the winner with details of how to book. Flights to be booked by January 30, 2019. Travel to commence before June 30 2019. Prize value is dependent on the timing of booking, valued up to $3000. No accommodation, hospitality or transfers are included in this prize. All prize travel will be subject to Air New Zealand’s general terms and conditions, and conditions of carriage, to view visit www.airnewzealand.com.au Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer.

MORE DETAILS COMING SOON!

And start putting together your street hockey teams for the early part of the night!

 

4th of JULY - AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY
The biggest 4th of July / Independence Day Celebration in the Southern Hemisphere

Biggest American Indpendence Day Party in Australia

  ~Celebrating all that is Red, White & Blue~
When Wednesday, 4 July 2017, 2:00pm - 2:00am
Where Pontoon Bar, Cockle Bay Sydney CBD
What Awesome music & live American DJ’s, Championship BBQ team with 2 giant smokers serving authentic American BBQ, American drink specials, Live square dancing band, Clear Pong (with water), Cornhole, free American Whiskey tasting (tba), our famous Trivia comp (5:30pm start), lots of fun & games and more! Over $10,000 in prizes & giveaways including a TWO NATION VACATION FOR 2 - RETURN TRIP TO L.A, SAN FRANCISCO, CHICAGO OR HOUSTON + AUCKLAND THANKS TO AIR NEW ZEALAND!!! 
Dress as American as Apple Pie
Cover Before 4pm: FREE if dressed American ($5 otherwise)
After 4pm: $10 if dressed American ($15 otherwise) - includes a FREE raffle ticket to win Trip to USA & other prizes
RSVPs There's no guest list so RSVPs aren't required but always appreciated. Limited dinner bookings are possible until 6:30pm by calling the venue at 02 9267 7099
Join Join the Event on Facebook
Note Absolutely everyone welcome so don't just bring your American friends!

More details coming soon but there's a lot happening at this event!!!

Join the Facebook event and invite others.

2:00-5:00pm: THE LATE LUNCH + HAPPY HOUR + EARLY BIRD TRIVIA
- AUTHENTIC AMERICAN BBQ - SMOKED ON-SITE IN 2 GIANT SMOKERS
- Lots of $10 food specials that are non-BBQ or vegetarian
- Amazing drink specials
- Early bird trivia & game shows with lots of prizes to be won
- Cornhole ready to rock
- Kids allowed til 5pm (all under 18s get in free)

4:00pm - 10:00pm: CHARITY RAFFLE & DOOR PRIZE
- From 4pm til 10pm, everyone gets a free charity raffle ticket with entry!!!!!!
- TWO NATION VACATION FOR 2 - RETURN TRIP TO L.A, SAN FRANCISCO, CHICAGO OR HOUSTON + AUCKLAND THANKS TO AIR NEW ZEALAND!!!  (usual taxes and blackout periods apply. See terms below)
- Lots of other amazing prizes to be drawn
- You can purchase up to 2 extra raffle tickets per person ($10 each) but no more as we want everyone to have a fair chance at winning!!
- All proceeds are supporting local projects of United Way Australia
- Prize draws around 8:45pm and 10:45pm

5:00-7:00pm: HAPPY HOUR, FUN & GAME SHOWS & TRIVIA
- $25 Buckets of Coors all night!!! 
- Trivia time: 3 rounds of our famous team trivia with prizes after each round and lots of individual challenges
- Game show antics on centre stage... will you win a chance to spin the lucky wheel?
- Close to $2,000 in prizes being given away
- Free American Whiskey Tasting

7:00pm: SQUARE DANCING & MAYBE EVEN SOME LINE DANCING
- free square dancing lessons 
- incredible square dancing band playing only American classics

8:00pm til late: DJ's, DANCING & CLEAR PONG 
- Our American DJ's will be rockin til 2am with all American classics, RnB, Hip Hop, House, etc
- Clear pong (with water only folks!)

VOLUNTEERS HAVE MORE FUN! 
We're looking for a few hip, young, cool volunteers on the night for an hour or so. If you've read this far, it means you're on the ball and smart enough to know that volunteering is the best way to meet new people! Message us if interested.

PARKING
If you feel the need to drive, Wilson Parking, 201 Sussex St seems to have $12.5 pre-book parking with entry after 5pm.

MORE INFO ABOUT THE GRAND PRIZE - T&Cs
Winners must be residents of Australia only aged 18 years or over. Prize: Return Economy flights for 2 from Sydney Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago or Houston flying on Air New Zealand via Auckland (with the option to stop-over in Auckland) excluding all taxes. A Prize Voucher will be provided to the winner with details of how to book. Flights to be booked by January 30, 2019. Travel to commence before June 30 2019. Prize value is dependent on the timing of booking, valued up to $3000. No accommodation, hospitality or transfers are included in this prize. All prize travel will be subject to Air New Zealand’s general terms and conditions, and conditions of carriage, to view visit www.airnewzealand.com.au Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer.

How can all this happen in one night?
Thanks to our amazing sponsors! These sponsors don't ask for much and genuinely want to show their support and thanks to the Canadian community so they deserve some mention and our support in return:

Air New Zealand
Coors
Jim Beam
Blue Moon
Outback Steakhouse
Jelly Belly
Samuel Adams

ABITA Brewing Company
Hungry Jacks
Brooklyn Boy Bagels
Bonza Bike Tours
OFX
Costco Wholesale
Bucket Boys Craft Beer Co.

United Way
Sydney Expat Americans
Network Canada

 

 

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