Jun 22 2012
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For Immediate Release
June 22, 2012- Dig out your national colours and get ready to celebrate Canada Day! Enjoy a full day of music and fun down at Maffeo Sutton Park. Canada Day festivities will begin at 11:00am with the Celebration of Flags, followed by live entertainment on the stage from 11:30am to 3:30pm. Kumbana Marimba, Braeden Marshall, and Jayden Holman are just a few of the performers in this year’s entertainment lineup. Roving entertainers include Illusion Entertainment Group, Zigster the Trickster, Aunti Bobbi and Vesta Fire.
Various booths, sponsored by local community groups and organizations, will be offering free interactive activities. Participants include Steve Marshall Ford, Arts Alive, Nanaimo Canoe and Kayak Club, Nanaimo Recycling Exchange, Team Water Smart, Regional District of Nanaimo, Nanaimo Organization for the Visually Impaired, Taoist Tai Chi, World Taekwondo, Georgia Straight Alliance, Nanaimo Astronomy Society, Nanaimo Science and Sustainability Society, Vancouver Island Symphony,Central Vancouver Island MultiCultural Society, RCMP- Community Policing, Fire Department, and the Miss Nanaimo Welcome Centre.
Food and snacks from a variety of food vendors such as Tin Tin Market, Greek Delight, K&K Hotdogs, Dogzilla, Cedar 4H, Mini Donut Factory, and the Nanaimo Hungarian Cultural Society will be set up throughout the park.
For more information on Canada Day Celebrations, please contact Nanaimo Parks, Recreation & Culture at 250-756-5200.