Thursday, February 27, 2014

A wide range of events await children of all ages at the Prince Rupert Children's Festival

After 22 years, the volunteers of the Prince Rupert Special Events Society seem to have it figured out as to what children enjoy when it comes to the annual Children's Festival.

This years event, the 23rd annual edition of the Festival takes place on Saturday, running from 11 to 5 at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre.

The event which makes use of the many volunteers that offer up their help in the community is always an enjoyable experience for young and old alike. 

Each year providing something new, an opportunity not only to have some fun, but in some cases explore a child's creative side or offer up an educational experience outside of a classroom setting.

This year, once again, organizers have provided for a number fun activities for Children and their parents to enjoy during the six hours

Among some of the activities ready to go on Saturday

Crafting and Beading
Children's entertainers
A Teddy Bear and Doll Clinic
A Bouncy Castle 
Wall Climbing
Face paint stations and many more games and activities.

Admission to Saturdays event is two dollars for children and by donation for those parents sharing in the fun. Organizers do advise that every child in attendance should be accompanied by an adult.

For more on Saturday's event you can consult the Special Events website.

The Children's Festival heralds the start of the Prince Rupert Special Events work for 2014, the Society sponsors four major events through the year in the city.

Following Saturday's event, organizers will turn their attention towards the next event on the Prince Rupert calendar, that of the 35th Annual Seafest, which is scheduled for June 13-15.

You can learn more about the many community events on the North Coast from our North Coast Events Archive.

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