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*Copy of Nine Lessons I Learned from My Father autographed by Murray Howe

Space is limited. Tickets at the door $30 each / $55 each with signed book

​​​Best-selling author Murray Howe discusses life lessons learned from his legendary father Gordie Howe - "Mr. Hockey" - and Gordie's passion for Waskesiu. Event includes author's presentation, Q & A, book signing & refreshments.

Tickets $25 each / $50 each with autographed book*



Book Signing

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Waskesiu Heritage Museum Grounds

(928 Waskesiu Drive, Waskesiu Lake)

Author Murray Howe signs copies of his book "Nine Lessons I Learned from My Father" featuring off-ice lessons learned from his legendary father, Gordie Howe.

Free admission. Books $30 each (tax incl.).

Available in advance (click below) or at the signing. 

Gordie Howe Heritage Sign Unveiling

2:30 PM

Waskesiu Golf Course (Kingsmere Drive, Waskesiu Lake) 



Dedication - Gordie Howe Memorial Fitness Park

1:15 PM (following book signing)

Waskesiu Recreation Association Grounds

(1500 Montreal Drive, Waskesiu Lake) 

Howe Fortunate​

Waskesiu Foundation - Enhancing the Waskesiu Experience

August 5 - Declared "Gordie Howe Day" in Waskesiu



Howe Fortunate

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hawood Inn

(851 Lakeview Drive, Waskesiu Lake) 

Join Murray Howe and other members of the Gordie Howe family at the Waskesiu Recreation grounds (near the tennis courts) as we dedicate the brand new outdoor Gordie Howe Memorial Fitness Park and unveil a special Waskesiu heritage sign in honour of Gordie Howe’s amazing legacy. The new fit park is for all fitness levels ages 13+. Come check it out!

Free admission. Stay and play!

We're so excited to honour Gordie Howe - "Mr. Hockey" on August 5 in Waskesiu. Join us for some great activities to celebrate the day. Many thanks to the community partners and organizations involved in making this day really special!

Join Murray Howe and other members of the Gordie Howe family as we unveil a special Waskesiu heritage sign highlighting Gordie Howe's connection to the Waskesiu Golf Course - when he worked there in the summer early in his career and earning titles including winner of the Lobstick Open.​​ Free admission. Join us!