The Daybreak Rotary Clubs’ Hot Summer Day Family Sock-Hop events take place Saturday, June 18 in the west parking lot of Boitanio Mall to raise funds for Polio Eradication World Wide.
The event runs from 1 to 4 p.m. and includes dancing, a costume contest, hot dogs, door prizes and the Laker’s Car Club.
Organizers encourage people to come dressed in their best 1950s outfits and have some old-fashioned sock-hop dancing fun.
The event will also be the finale for Anna Dell’s Williams Lake Teddy Bears of Hope campaign to collect teddy bears for children living in difficult circumstances around the world.
Dell, as Miss British Columbia Canada, is in the running for this year’s Miss Canada International title.
The Teddy Bears of Hope campaign is an ongoing program of the Miss Canada International Organization started in 2005 by Sylvia Stark.
Howdy! Williams Lake Day Saturday
The annual Howdy Williams Lake Day is Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tourism Discovery Centre.
There will be a barbecue lunch by donation and performances by the gymnastics club, Angelkeys Music Studio, games and activities for kids, and a chance to meet representatives from local businesses and the Stampede Royalty.
For details call 250-392-5025.
Boys and Girls Club collects old Lego
The Boys and Girls Club of Williams Lake and District is collecting old Lego for a long-term creative project.
It will accept any used, missed matched or new Lego in any quantity.
Donations can be dropped off at the Boys and Girls Club (across from Safeway) between the hours of 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. between June 13 and 24.
For more information or to arrange an early drop off please call Linda or Meagan at 250-392-5730 or e-mail Linda@noopa.org.