Blackville Set to Celebrate #Canada150
2017 marks Canada’s 150th birthday and the village of Blackville is planning a special celebration to mark this momentous occasion. Residents and visitors are invited to celebrate with us!
FRIDAY, JUNE 30
7-9 PM – Laser Tag at the Municipal Park. In case of rain this event will be held in the Blackville school gym.
8-10 PM – Entertainment by Paula Jardine & The Dusty Angels!
BBQ will be hosted by the Blackville Fire Department
Cotton candy & popcorn will also be available
Fireworks will begin at dusk
SATURDAY, JULY 1
7 – 11 AM – Breakfast will be held at St. Raphael’s Hall. Bacon, eggs, toast, hash browns, tea, coffee, and juice will be served. Cost is $3.00 children / $6.00 adults.
12 – 2 pm – Strawberry Social will be held at St. Raphael’s Hall. Strawberry Shortcake and tea will be served at a cost of $5.00 per person.
2:30 pm – Parade (line up will be at 1:30 pm in the Hooked n Cooked parking lot).
Immediately following the parade everyone is asked to join us at the Municipal Park.
3:30 pm – Perley the Magician
4:15 – 5:00 – Music by Amy Jardine
5:00 – 6:00 – Music by Jake Stewart & Friends
There will also be 3 jumping castles, face painting, bbq, cotton candy, popcorn, and free birthday cake!
We encourage everybody to take part in celebrating Canada’s 150th by entering a float.
The first 200 children to arrive at the park will receive a FREE Canada 150 frisbee (sponsored by Blackville Foodland)
The Blackville Canada 150 hoodies & ball caps will also be available for purchase at the park on Friday & Saturday. Hoodies are $30 and caps are $15 (taxes included).
Other Community Events
June 24 – Blackville Days Concert featuring 9 Mile River
Gates open at 9pm.
Admission is $20 at the door or $15 if purchased in advance at Trio Pizza (on sale starting Thursday June 15).
9pm-10pm Jake Stewart
10pm-11:30pm Wade “The Stomper” Hallihan
11:30pm-2am 9 Mile River
There will be a Beer Garden on site as well as a BBQ
July 22 – Splash Down
The Blackville Fireman’s Club will host their Annual Splashdown on Saturday, July 22.