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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.

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

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