Children’s Festival this Sunday in Boitanio Park

Children's Festival among activities taken place this weekend in Williams Lake.

With three main stage performances by Science World and 28 information and activity booths the 2015 Children’s Festival  promises a great deal of fun for the younger set and their families.

The Science World shows will feature locomotion and electricity, says event co-ordinator Ashlee Hyde.

Activities will include face painting, glitter tattoos, crafts, stories, car seat checks, and physical events such as possibly a slip n’ slide, maze and gymnastics, Hyde says.

The Children’s Festival is this Sunday, May 31 in Boitanio Park running from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The main stage Science World shows will be at 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.; 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.; and 1:30 to 2 p.m.

“Parents please dress your children for the weather, rain or shine,” Hyde advises.

“We hope to see everyone from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 31.

Williams Lake Fire Department open house

The Williams Lake Fire Department’s annual open house is coming up Sunday, May 31 at the fire hall at 230 Hodgson Road.

Visitors can come and enjoy hot dogs, hamburgers, and cotton candy and watch and participate in various activities.

Activities include a children’s mini obstacle course; sponge toss; face painting; visiting with Sparky the Fire Dog, balloons, and the firefighter challenge.

The open house runs from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with the barbecue up and running at 11 a.m. and the firefighter challenge starting at noon.

Rocky Mountain Rangers Ceremonial Review

The 3064 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps Rocky Mountain Rangers will hold their 15th Annual Ceremonial Review Sunday, May 31 starting at 1 p.m. on the grounds of the Williams Lake Regional Airport.

The reviewing officers will review the cadets and help distribute honours, awards and trophies to hard working cadets for the 2014/15 training year.

This is the culmination of the cadet training year where local army cadets showcase their skills to the public, says training officer Lieutenant William Sheridan.

The event is open to the general public free of charge but due to the venue at the airport spectators will need to provide their own seating.

Wittenberg concert

The Wittenberg Choir presents Concert with a Cause, at Cariboo Bethel Church on Tuesday, June 23, starting at 7 p.m. Proceeds go to clean water projects in Kenya and Malawi.

Tickets are available at Hopkins Design Studio across from Cool Clear Water.

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