Trent Hills Canada 150 Flotilla
Saturday, July 15, 2017
CAMPBELLFORD – HASTINGS
Celebrate Canada’s National Historic Site, the Trent-Severn Waterway, at the Trent Hills Canada 150 Flotilla! Learn about the history of the Trent-Severn Waterway, view a spectacular parade of more than 30 Antique and Classic boats along with the Disappearing Propeller Boats and take part in the interactive displays. Food fun and festivities for all ages!
OLD MILL PARK CAMPBELLFORD
8 am to 10 am Rotary Pancake Breakfast – serving pancakes, sausages, coffee & juice
9:30 am – 11 am Fun activities for the kids with Parks Canada and their mascot Parka, along with interactive displays by *Lower Trent Conservation
10 am Flotilla Departs: Members of the Trent-Severn Antique and Classic Boat Association along with the Disappearing Propeller Boats will travel from Campbellford to Hastings
Sport and recreation displays from Campbellford Stand Up Paddle and Campbellford & District Curling & Racquet Club
HASTINGS VILLAGE MARINA
3 pm – Flotilla will arrive in Hastings with boats docked for viewing (approximately 3:30 pm)
3 pm – 5 pm Barbecue and live musical entertainment featuring the band Radio Personality & vocalist Shaun Savoy & Multi-Award winning keyboardist Steve O’Connor. (Barbeque is $15 and includes BBQ chicken, pulled pork, baked beans, potato salad, pasta salad, coleslaw, and your choice of pop or water)
3 pm – 5 pm Fun activities for the kids with Parks Canada and their mascot Parka, along with interactive displays by *Lower Trent Conservation
*Lower Trent Conservation presents the ‘Wonders of our Watershed’
Can you answer this riddle? What has a mouth but no face? What can run but never walks? What has a bed but never sleeps? Stop by to see Lower Trent Conservation to find out the answer plus other activities for the whole family!
What is a watershed?
• Take a trip as a rain droplet and travel down the Trent River watershed and see what you may pick up along the way
• Water is a limited resource and we need to use it wisely. Take the Blue Thumb Water Conservation Pledge with us and pick up your pledge bookmark!
Species at Risk
• Take an up close and personal look at life size models of Ontario’s 8 species of turtles, of which 7 are at risk. Species at Risk colouring page and magnets for the children.
• Learn about the invasive species in Ontario and how you can help stop the spread
This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between the Campbellford/Seymour Community Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.