Family Day fun all around the South Peace

Families had plenty of fun sledding at Family Day Feb. 19, 2017 at Triangle. In front is Violeta Vergara, 9. Behind, left-right, are stepfather Diego Vergara, mother Paula Vergara and brother Sebastian Vergara, 12, of High Prairie.

Following is a lineup of activities on the Family Day weekend. Please attend as many as you can, enjoy, and thank the organizers and sponsors. Please check back with southpeacenews.com for updates.

Enilda

Location: Enilda W.I. Hall.
Date: Sunday, Feb. 18.
Time: 9-11:30 a.m.
Events: Free pancake breakfast.
Remarks: Enjoy a tasty breakfast with friends, family and neighbours. Activities will also be held all morning. Sponsored by Big Lakes FCSS.

High Prairie

Location: High Prairie Agriplex
Date: Sunday, Feb. 18
Time: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Events: Thundering Hooves Gymkhana from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Prairie Cattle Penners from 2-5 p.m.; Lakeside Roping from 6-9 p.m.
Remarks: Attend to enjoy the skills the riders have practiced hundreds of hours to perfect. The kitchen will be open all day. Admission is free. Riders, there is also no entry fee to participate in any of the events.

Enilda

Location: Enilda Mud Bowl.
Date: Sunday, Feb. 18.
Time: Starting at 10 a.m.
Events: Bowling.
Remarks: Enilda Mud Bowl opens the alley at a special rate of only $2 per game. Please, a maximum of two games per group. Shoe rental is extra.

Triangle

Location: Triangle PTA Grounds.
Date: Sunday, Feb. 18.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Events: Hayrides and toboggan hill.
Remarks: Enjoy quality family time with these family-oriented activities. Enjoy hotdogs and hamburgers, and hot chocolate. Don’t forget to bring your own sled and enjoy the toboggan hill.

High Prairie

Location: HP Legion Hall.
Date: Monday, Feb. 19.
Time: 9-11:30 a.m.
Events: Free pancake breakfast, kid’s activities.
Remarks: Enjoy a tasty breakfast and visit with friends and family while the children take part in children’s activities. Several prizes will be won. Sponsored by Big Lakes FCSS, the High Prairie Fire Department, and High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council. Come and meet the A&W Root Bear!

Faust

Location: Faust Fire Hall.
Date: Monday, Feb. 19.
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Events: Free pancake breakfast.
Remarks: Big Lakes FCSS and the Faust Fire Department will be hosting a free breakfast with free mini-massages, door prizes and activities.

Joussard

Location: JCA Hall.
Date: Monday, Feb. 19.
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Events: Free pancake breakfast and games.
Remarks: Big Lakes FCSS will be hosting the breakfast. Games with prizes will also be held.

Kinuso

Location: Kinuso Fire Hall.
Date: Monday, Feb. 19.
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Events: Free pancake breakfast and activities.
Remarks: Big Lakes FCSS and the Kinuso Fire department will be hosting the breakfast. Enjoy other activities with prizes awarded.

High Prairie

Location: Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre and Sports Palace.
Date: Monday, Feb. 19.
Time: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Events: Shinny and skating.
Remarks: Enjoy free skating at the GBRC from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and free shinny at the Sports Palace from 2-5 p.m. All skaters must wear a helmet.

Joussard

Location: Joussard Homesteaders Hall.
Date: Monday, Feb. 19.
Time: Starting at 11:30 a.m.
Events: Cribbage tournament.
Remarks: Remarks: Attend and test your skills, and see if the cards fall your way. Prizes awarded, snacks and beverages provided.

Grouard

Location: Grouard Fire Hall.
Date: Monday, Feb. 19.
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Events: Free chili lunch, family activities.
Remarks: Enjoy a delicious chili and get ready to win several door prizes and enjoy several family activities. Sponsored by Big Lakes FCSS.

High Prairie

Location: HP Legion Hall.
Date: Monday, Feb. 19.
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Events: Seniors only cribbage tournament.
Remarks: Attend and test your skills, and see if the cards fall your way. Prizes awarded and beverages provided. Sponsored by Big Lakes FCSS.

High Prairie

Location: HP Regional Aquatic Centre.
Date: Monday, Feb. 19.
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Events: A free family swim and colouring contest.
Remarks: Grab your swimsuits and head down to the indoor pool for a free swim. While taking a break, take part in the colouring contest.

 

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