What's going on in the Sault for Canada DaySunday, July 01, 2012 by: SooToday.com Staff
July 1st, 2012 brings about the 145th birthday of Canada and the 65th year of Canadian citizenship.
To celebrate, get out there and enjoy the festivities planned around town and beyond.
The Royal Canadian Legion (96 Great Northern Road) hosts free Canada Day Celebrations from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day includes a fun house, the Balloon Man, face painting, the Legion Drum and Trumpet Band, food and refreshments, and more. Call 705-945-8721 for more information.
Canada Day at the Canal invites you to learn about life at the canal 100 years ago from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Play old fashioned games with costumed interpreters and take a guided tour. The Metis Nation of Ontario will be onsite with crafts, demonstrations and information about Metis culture. Call 705-941-6205 for further details.
Canada Day at the Bondar Pavilion begins with the opening ceremonies at 1 p.m. Live music follows with the Royal Canadian Legion Band, Andrew Queen, BeatleMagic, KT Antler, The Indian Friendship Centre Dancers, and Joseph Kargi. The annual fireworks display begins at dusk. For more information, call 705-759-5205.
Jocelyn Recreation, 819 Nelson Rd. St. Joseph Island, invites you to their annual Canada Day Celebrations. Pot-luck supper at 6:30 p.m. followed by games, face painting and fireworks. Call 705-246-2025 for details.