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Canada Day 150 Festivities Being Held in North Grenville

Canada Day 150 Festivities Being Held in North Grenville

North Grenville – 2017 marks Canada’s sesquicentennial, and here in North Grenville we plan to make this 150th birthday a party to remember!

Again this year, the community will have the opportunity to celebrate with family, friends and neighbours in one of two locations – Riverside Park (Kemptville) and Maplewood Park (Oxford Mills). The Municipality of North Grenville will host a community fireworks display at dusk in Riverside Park.

The Canada Day parade will depart from Campus Drive at the Kemptville Campus at 4:00 pm on July 1st and make its way up Prescott Street, then left on Clothier Street West and disperse in the Holy Cross Church parking lot (Click here to see map: https://www.northgrenville.ca/images/jevents/canadaDay/ParadeRoute2017web.jpg). There will be bands and dignitaries as well as awards recognizing honourees and prize winning floats.

Riverside Park:

8am-10am Breakfast at the Royal Canadian Legion ($5 per person)
10:30am Flag Raising Ceremony hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion
11am Hardstones Refreshment Tent Opens, other food vendors and Legion open
11am-12pm Sharon Hicks Insurance Stage: British Invasion (1960’s British)
11am-11:30am Kids Bike/Wagon/Stroller Parade (Family Zone)
11am-7:30pm Illusionist Kevin Smith Strolling Magic Tricks (Family Zone)
11am-4pm Organized Kids Games & Activities (Family Zone)
11am- 3pm North Grenville Fire Service Obstacle Course (Family Zone)
11am-4pm North Grenville Curling Club Street Curling (Family Zone)
11am-2pm Frank’s Soccer Training Academy Fun Clinic (Family Zone)
11am – 4pm Dill Flower Studios Face Painting (Family Zone)
11am-10pm Country Side Henna Temporary Tattoos (Family Zone)
11am-3pm Kids Inflatables (Family Zone)
11am-2pm Big Sky Ranch Petting Zoo (Family Zone)
11:30am-12:15pm Illusionist Kevin Smith Performance (Family Zone)
12:05pm-12:45pm Sharon Hicks Insurance Stage: Carny Corbett (Eclectic Rock)
12:15pm-12:35pm Heure du conte (Family Zone)
12:30pm-1:30pm Free Public Swim at the Kemptville Pool
12:50pm-1:50pm Sharon Hicks Insurance Stage: Moore & McGregor (Folk/Celtic Acoustic)
1pm-2pm Paws4Fun Dog Agility Show (Family Zone)
1pm-3pm Bingo at the Royal Canadian Legion
1:30pm-2:30pm Games for children (10 and under) at the Royal Canadian Legion
1:45pm-2:45pm Free Family Swim at the Kemptville Pool
1:55pm-2:55pm Sharon Hicks Insurance Stage: The K-Town Trio (Easy Listening/Folk)
3pm-3:45pm Celtic Rathscallions Performance (Family Zone)
3pm-4pm Free Public Swim at the Kemptville Pool
3pm-4pm Sharon Hicks Insurance Stage: Rosewood (Easy Listening/Folk)
4pm-5pm Rotary Canada Day Parade (Watch from Prescott Street)
5pm-6pm Sharon Hicks Insurance Stage: Happy Crap (Celtic/Folk)
5:30pm-5:50pm English Story Time (Family Zone)
6pm-6:45pm Illusionist Kevin Smith Performance (Family Zone)
6:05pm-7:05pm Sharon Hicks Insurance Stage: Miserable Cooks (Progressive Country/Rock)
6:45pm-7:30pm The Junkyard Symphony (Family Zone)
7:10pm-8:10pm Sharon Hicks Insurance Stage: Phlat Black & Blue (Classic Rock/Originals)
7:30pm-9:30pm FREE Family Glow in the Dark dance – sponsored by Jansen Law and Armstrong Psychological Services (Armoury)
8:15pm-9:15pm Sharon Hicks Insurance Stage: Age of Wisdom (Classic Rock)
9:20pm-10:00pm Sharon Hicks Insurance Stage: FTRSL (Future Pop/R&B)
10:00 pm Fireworks!

Maplewood Park, Oxford Mills:

The Oxford Mills Community Association (OMCA) will also host an afternoon of family fun, games and live music at Maplewood Park in Oxford Mills. Stay up to date with OMCA events on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/OxfordMills/.

Ongoing Events: Fire Truck Display (12pm to 2pm) Traditional Kids Games (12pm to 4pm), Silent Auction, free Cake and tree seedlings, Lions Club 50/50, burgers, and crepes by Dial-a-Chef.

11:45 am Dignitaries Arrive
12:00 pm Procession to Flagpole, Flag raising, John Baldwin leads in the singing of O’Canada
12:15 pm Grenville Grass – Traditional Acoustic Bluegrass
12:45 pm St. Lawrence Swordfighters Guild Demonstration
1:00 pm Wildflower – Old Country Music
1:30 pm Tug of War Challenge
1:45 pm County Road 44 – Traditional Acoustic Bluegrass
2:15 pm Tug of War Challenge, Free Canada Cake
2:30 pm George Buys – Rhythm ‘n Blues
3:00 pm Lions Club 50/50 Draw, Silent Auction Closes
3:15 pm Happy Crap – Pseudo-Celtic Garage Band
3:45 pm 3:45 pm Silent Auction Winners Announced

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