The Canadian flag flies high at Quarry Park during last year’s Canada 150 celebrations. (File Photo)
Preparations for another year of patriotic celebrations are underway throughout various Interlake communities.
Canada Day in Stonewall means a family-friendly celebration in Quarry Park. The all-day festival will begin at the Heritage Arts Centre with a trivia contest, face painting and other children’s activities. Kinsmen Lake will host a scavenger hunt and several beach-themed contests. Evening brings cake and refreshments followed by a firework show at 11 p.m.
The annual Family Festival and Canada Day celebration will be happening again in and around the Stony Mountain outdoor skating rink on June 30 and July 1.
Proceeds from the two events will be put towards the development of Stony Mountain’s Parks and Walking Trails.
Activities will begin at 5 p.m. with child-friendly games and activities, pony rides, MPI Car Town, beer gardens and more. A barbeque pork and hotdog dinner will be available until 8 p.m., followed by fireworks at dusk.
Residents and visitors can head over to the Teulon Hall for a pancake breakfast at 8:30 a.m. on July 1.
Beginning at 10:30 will be the Ecumenical Church Service, followed by the opening ceremonies on the Sunova outdoor stage in Green Acres Park at noon. The rest of the day will be filled with live music, dancing, auctions, kite making classes, a turkey dinner at 5:30 p.m. and fireworks to bring the busy day to a close.