Lots to do Canada Day

Canada Day 2014 will be celebrated from morning 'til night in the West Boundary - starting with a parade and ending with fireworks.

Parade in Rock Creek

There is lots of activity planned for the West Boundary on Canada Day.

Discover Rock Creek Society is putting on  the fifth annual Canada Day Parade. Participants will gather at 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot on the east side of the Petro Canada station. The parade starts at 11 and ends at the Rock Creek Medical Centre.

“Come and join the parade fun, or be a spectator and help celebrate Canada’s birthday,” said parade organizer Angela Kitchen.

Following the parade, local 4-H members will be staging carnival games at the Rock Creek Medical Centre. Kids may also participate in arts and crafts and the Kettle River Lions will provide lunch.

For more information, to participate or volunteer, contact Angela Kitchen at 250-449-8317 or 250-446-2660; or Pat Pownall at 250-446-2171.

Fireworks in Greenwood

In the evening on July 1, folks can make their way over to Lions Park in Greenwood beginnig at 6:30 p.m. for free hot dogs, refreshments and cake compliments of the Greenwood Board of Trade. Fireworks will follow at dark.

 

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