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2016-01-22 - Charlottetown to Host Islander Family Fun Day

Celebrate Islander Day in the Capital City with free, family oriented activities. The City of Charlottetown is hosting Islander Family Fun Day on Monday, February 15. The event includes a pancake breakfast, family swims, bowling, performances by The Music Man – Michael Pendergast, skating at the Simmons Arena and more.

"Islander Day was established to provide a short winter break; a holiday for families to spend time together," said Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee. "We’re pleased that we’re once again able to host an Islander Day celebration of free activities for all ages. We invite everyone to come join us."

Islander Family Fun Day kicks off at the West Royalty Community Centre at 8 a.m. with a free pancake breakfast. The family skate begins at 9:30 a.m. at Simmons Arena and the CARI pool is offering two family swims at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The Guild will feature two performances by the Music Man – Michael Pendergast at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and Family Glow-in-the-Dark bowling is being offered at the Murphy’s Community Centre at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

The free tickets for the family swim must be picked up in advance, beginning Feb. 8, and the bowling lanes must be pre-booked, beginning Feb. 8. More details and the full schedule are available at www.charlottetown.ca by clicking on the Islander Family Fun Day button (Direct URL: http://www.charlottetown.ca/islanderfamilyfunday.php).

"It’s wonderful to see community partners coming together to help the City of Charlottetown offer a range of activities for Islander Day," said Deputy Mayor Mike Duffy, chairman of the Economic Development, Tourism, Arts and Culture committee. "Hopefully the weather cooperates and we’re able to make most of this winter holiday together with these fun, free activities."

For more information, contact City Hall at 902-566-5548.



Media contact:

Jennifer Gavin
Communications Officer
City of Charlottetown

Visit the website: www.charlottetown.ca/islanderfamilyfunday.php

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018
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