The August Long Weekend is here, and this is a reminder that there will be a BBQ and Street Dance for everyone in Sturgeon Point at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 30th, at the Park. Everyone is welcome. Come on down and shake it out with all of your friends and neighbours.
Don’t forget that the swimming and canoe events have been moved to Sunday afternoon this year. Please bring a life jacket and water shoes if you’re coming to participate in those events.
Swimming and Canoe Races: 2:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon (July 31st) at the Public Beach.
Running Races: 10:00 a.m. Monday morning (Aug 1st) on the beautiful lawns of Swannanoa
The Civic Holiday Weekend is upon us. That means we’re right in the middle of summer, but it also means that it is time for the Saturday night Barbecue and Street Dance at the Park and the Annual Sturgeon Point Regatta. The Saturday night Barbecue and Street Dance will be held, well, this Saturday night, (July 31). Things get going at about 6:00 p.m. when the barbecued dinner is served. There’ll be drinks and dessert too. dinner the DJ will get things hopping. Come out and dance with your neighbours.
Monday morning the fun and games start when the 172nd Sturgeon Point Regatta kicks off on the front lawn of Swannanoa at 10:00 a.m. There’ll be all kinds of races for young and old, there will be a candy toss (for young, not old) and some unique novelty races too. In the afternoon (2:00 p.m.) the action moves to the Public Beach for the swimming and canoe races.
Everyone is welcome to participate in these events. See you there!
One of the highlights of the Civic Holiday Weekend is going to be the Sturgeon Point Street Dance and Barbeque on Saturday, August 1st. This is your chance to dance on Irene Avenue with all of your friends and neighbours. A real live band will be pumping out the tunes at the Park. Things will get under way at 6 o’clock. There will be Barbeques cooking up burgers and hotdogs. Be there or be square!