Cardinal – Cheerful volunteers painted smiles on the snowbanks of Cardinal this week in anticipation of this annual event returning this weekend. Chillabration returns to the village on Saturday, February 25th. The festivities include a variety of family-friendly events as well as a variety of specials at local businesses.
The Cardinal Library is having a free drop-in event from 9 AM until 12 PM. Stop in for some creative playtime with lego, colouring, games and hot chocolate at the Public Library located at 616 County Road 2.
Bernie’s Big Slice (Cardinal Location) is offering a Breakfast special from 8 – 11 am that includes 2 eggs, bacon, ham or sausage, home fries, toast and coffee. Tax included. They will also offer a lunch special from 11 am – 2 pm that includes a slice of pizza and a pop for $3.50. Bernie’s is located at 173 Shanly Road.
From 11 am until 1pm, The Cardinal Deli will offer a cinnamon bun for $2.00 and chili with a bread stick for $3. (in the mall next to LCBO)
Burchell’s Home Hardware is offering a special on hardwood wood pellets for $5.99 a bag from 8 am until 5pm. Don’t forget to pick up a copy of the new catalog when you stop in. 623 County Road 2 (in the mall).
From 9am until 2pm, Totally K9 is offering 15% off ice fishing bait and tackle, as well as 30% off canine winter jackets. Free dog biscuit with every purchase or canine visit. Bubbles in the street. 2099 Dundas St.
Be down at the ball diamond from 12 PM until 2PM where The Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Business Assocation (ECBA) will be opening the outdoor rink. Cookies and hot chocolate will be available. There are prizes to be won!
Enjoy a Chillabration afternoon at the Cardinal Youth Centre from 2pm until 4pm. There will be a Sundae station, crafts, and a viewing of family-friendly movie Trolls (2016). The youth centre is located at 331 Walter St.
The Cardinal Festival Committee is hosting a Snow Building Contest. Submit your creations location to Gloria at 613-802-2885 or Angie at 613-213-2354. Prizes for best Snowman, Snow “thing”, and judge’s choice. Use land at Cardinal Legion if short on space at home. Entries must be submitted by February 25th. Winners will be announced February 26th.
The fun-filled day ends with a community bon-fire hosted by the Edwardsburgh Cardinal Fire Department and the ECBA. Free sparklers for kids by the Cardinal Youth Centre. Location: Cardinal Legion Park: 105 Legion Way
For more information visit the Cardinal Chillabration ’17 page on Facebook.