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2017-10-12 - Reminder of Family Event to Celebrate “Wild Things” Taking Place on Saturday


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The City of Charlottetown is reminding the public that "Where the Wild Things Are in the City" is taking place on Saturday, October 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the West Royalty Community Centre (1 Kirkdale Road).

This exciting event will include a fantastic variety of free, family friendly activities including: welcome table, tree planting, face painting, a fish pond, tree games, knot tying, nature crafts, insect hotel decorating, live birds of prey, pumpkin decorating, taxidermy animals and wood carving demonstrations. There will also be music by David Woodside from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., a free BBQ from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and The Music Man will entertain the crowd from 3:15 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Art in the Park, led by the East Coast Art Party, will also take place on-site during the event. Participants will be doing a tree themed painting. All participants are required to pre-register with the East Coast Art Party. There is a fee for this activity. Visit: https://pei.eastcoastartparty.com/ for details on registration and pricing.

Participants are reminded to dress for the weather, as the majority of activities will take place outdoors. Parking is available at the Community Centre, with overflow parking at the APM Place (3 Lower Malpeque Road). Should there be inclement weather, an announcement will be made on the City’s website and event Facebook page, as the majority of scheduled activities will move inside the West Royalty Community Centre and the event will continue as planned.

A special thank you to the participating organizations:  Island Falconry, Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project, Ellen’s Creek Watershed Group, PEI Wild Child Program, PEI Wildfowl’s Carving Association, East Coast Art Party, Provincial Forest, Fish and Wildlife Department and the Parkdale Sherwood Lions Club.

This event is made possible with the support from CN EcoConnexions – From the Ground up Program, Tree Canada and Canada 150.

For more information, visit: http://www.city.charlottetown.pe.ca/familyfunday.php.


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Media contact:
Alicia Packwood
Communications Assistant
City of Charlottetown
902-629-4149
apackwood@charlottetown.ca

 



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