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Spring Fling returns May 2

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April 22nd, 2015

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, the Spring Fling Festival is coming back to downtown Castlegar May 2, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be an array of fun activities for all ages including three-on-three hockey, community vendors at Kinsmen Park, a classic car show, kids games from 12 to 3 p.m., and local music and entertainment throughout the day.

Organizer Peter Laurie says, “Spring Fling is a true community event with volunteers, vendors, local businesses and performers making this fun day possible. We welcome participants for the hockey tournament and classic car show and still have spots for vendors as well. If you haven’t attended before, please join us this year.”

The three-on-three hockey tournament will have three Divisions:  Junior up to nine years old; Intermediate 10 to 13 years; 14+ to adult.  There will be prize money for winning teams in each division. There is a $20 entry fee per team, please contact Angela 250-365-0014 to sign up. 

In other sporting activities, new this year is the inaugural Red Wagon Race starting outside the library at 1 p.m. Bring your own wagon and helmet, creativity is welcomed. (The race will be down a slight incline.)

Throughout the day, visitors will enjoy entertainment with a great list of artists:

·         Spiritwood;

·         Danikka Soukeroff;

·         Christina Amelio;

·         The Burn In’s;

·         Connor James;

·         Supercats;

·         Hillbilly Truckers.

Following the Festival, after 6 p.m., Danikka Sourkeroff will be hosting additional entertainment in the library amphitheatre with the Racket and Chikadee featured.

You can find updates or sign up for activities on Facebook “Spring Fling 2015”, on Twitter @2015Fling or the event website www.castlegarspringfling.ca or by calling 250-365-5655.

 

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