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June 11, 2009

Canada Day Celebrations

Filed under: Services — Jocko @ 7:54 pm

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July 1st, 2009

PRESENTED FOR THE ENJOYMENT OF ALL

BY THE ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH #239

Pender Island  250 629-3441

Schedule of Events:

10:00 am  Festivities begin at Driftwood Centre with face painting from Valentina.  Free flags, badges and tattoos are handed out

10:30 am  Parade participants gather in front of the Post Office

11:00 am  Parade led by Pender Highlanders makes a short but eventful march to front of the Centre

11:20  Ken Butcher welcomes guests – followed by singing of “OH CANADA” and address from Ken Hancock

12:00  Serving of Canada Day cake commences and entertainment from the Pender Island Caillie Band

12:30 – 3 pm  Games for kids gets under way at Hope Bay Bible Camp (Hoosen Road).  Free watermelon, pop, ice cream and hot dogs for the children (hot dogs courtesy of Pender Island Lions).  Grownups can eat as well, so long as they make a donation!

3:00 pm  Beer garden opens at the Legion

6:00 pm BBQ steak dinner is served at Legion.  Just $10.00 for a steak with all the trimmings and a great opportunity for everyone to gather and celebrate being Canadian.  Bring the whole family but get tickets early as this is one of the most popular events of the summer (Hot dogs and burgers also available for the kids).

See you there!

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