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Donalda to have some grand celebrations on Canada’s 150th

The day will be packed with activities for everyone, ending with fireworks.

On July 1, Donalda will host some spectacular Canada Day celebrations, from 11 a.m. to midnight.

Brunch will be served at the Lutheran Church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by pie and coffee at the Drop-In from noon to 4 p.m. Visitors and residents can also take in the “Period Costume” exhibit at the Donalda Art Gallery from noon to 4 p.m.

Hotdogs, pop, floats and ice cream will be available at the Big Lamp from noon to 4 p.m., with children’s games beside the Donalda Library from 1 to 4 p.m. Also, at 1 p.m. there will be the Bounce House at the Big Lamp.

Parade will begin at 4 p.m., and there will also be a roast beef dinner by Mad Catering at the Drop-In from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. There will also be a live auction on the stage by the Big Lamp at 7 p.m., with a live band “Retired Night Riders” on stage rom 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

All activities of the day will be capped off with the fireworks starting at 11:30 p.m. Be sure to come out and enjoy all that Donalda has to offer this Canada Day!

The next Red Lamp Market will also be held on Canada Day, promoting all types of vendors from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or Sshine! Vendors must pre-book with Amanda at 403-741-6095.

Birthday wishes go out to Derek Mueller, Tony Gibbs, Ainsley Parleviet, Barb Henderson, Carter Halseth, Alex Jaksitz, Shelley Swaren, Bev Hillestad, Ian Nixon, Logan Nixon, and Ridge Butterfield. Happy birthday to all!

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