Jully Black helps Vaughan celebrate Canada Day Tuesday

26-Jun-2008 | SHARE:

Due to a calendar quirk, you don't get a long weekend this year, but that hardly means you can't get out and celebrate Canada Day.

Here are a few of the ways you can celebrate our country's 141st birthday on Tuesday.

- R & B singer Jully Black headlines Vaughan's celebrations at Mackenzie Glen District Park (220 Cranston Park Ave.) The fun, including a free Kidz Zone and entertainment lasts from 4 to 8 p.m. Parking is not available on site, but a free shuttle bus operates from several local lots.

- From Kleinburg to Kasenjere includes music, food, balloons and more between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Celebrations take place at the Cornerstone Community Church (180 Nashville Rd.) and funds raised support the church's Malawi mission.

- If you want to go a bit afield, there's more than fun and games in neighbouring Markham's Canada Day celebrations.

The day kicks off at 10 a.m. with a citizenship ceremony at the town hall. A seniors luncheon takes place at Le Parc starting at 12:15 p.m. The People's Parade steps in at 4 p.m., marching south on McCowan road from Hwy. 7 to Milne Park.

The park is party central, with a children's activity tent opening at 3 p.m. A flag raising ceremony and entertainment follow, culminating with fireworks at dusk.

- The largest municipal fireworks display in Canada highlight's Richmond Hill's celebrations at Richmond Green (Elgin Mills Road at Leslie Street).

In celebration of the soon-to-open Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, entertai

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