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
Copyright (c) 2008 Metroland Media Group Ltd. All Rights Reserved.