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Sunday, July 1st

Happy Canada Day Eh! (Mt. Washington)

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 11:00am | Charity Fundraiser, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Teens

Celebrate Canada Day by helping the local food bank! Bring two non-perishable food items and enjoy a free scenic chair ride at Mount Washington after all the fun in town. 11am-6:30pm.

Canada Day Open House

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly

Annual Canada Day Open House Enjoy live music, Canada Day crafts, check out our new expanded palaeontology exhibit

Courtenay Museum Open House - Canada Day

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Family Friendly

On Canada Day, drop by the Courtenay and District Museum after the parade and help celebrate our country’s birthday. There will be free admission, balloons and door prize draws between 12 noon and 4 pm. Special activities will include cupcake walks for all ages and a hands-on craft for kids. Museum...

Go-Kart & Monster Truck Rides

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 12:00pm | Children, Entertainment, Family Friendly

12-4pm. Ideal for all ages. ride around the oval track where the Champions race! All carts are equipped with a remote shut-off switch for your safety. Children 7 years and older ride on their own. Under 7 ride for FREE, when accompanied by an adult. All equipment supplied. (helmets, goggles, padded...

Outdoor Pool Free Swim

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 1:30pm | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Sports

1:30 – 4:30 pmCourtenay and District Memorial Outdoor Pool at Lewis Park Don’t forget to bring all your swimming gear when you come to the park on Canada Day! The City of Courtenay is offering free admission for the family. Cool down on Canada Day with a free swim in the pool

Canada Day Tea Dance

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 2:00pm | Arts, Business, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Music, Seniors, Teens

Music provided by Georgia Strait Big Band.  Cake and beverages sponsored by Sysco Foods.

Kus-kus-sum Nomadic Tempest Tall Ship Caravan Stage Co. Show

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 9:30pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Major Events

Come out and enjoy this spectacular event! The critically acclaimed show "Nomadic Tempest" by the Caravan Stage Company on the Courtenay River.  This multi media show is presented on board, and in the rigging, of a Tall Ship tied up at the old Fields Sawmill site. The shows will be at dusk (9:30pm...

Monday, July 2nd

Hands On Farm at Filberg Park

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Family Friendly

The Hands on Farm is open for 2018 with pigs, ducks, chickens, goats, pony and a cow! Admission is just $1/children, $2/adults, $5/family and $29 for a summer long family pass! The Farm is open everyday 10am-4pm (please check our website for cancellations and schedule changes because of special...

Go Bold (10+)

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 10:00am | Children, Health & Fitness, Sports, Teens

Aquatic Adventure Dayclub & Leadership Program for Girls Hang with your friends while trying new activities and gaining some useful skills. Participants will also receive their Red Cross PeopleSavers First Aid Certificate. Includes fun team building and craft activities and a healthy snack...

Splash Zone

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 10:00am | Children, Health & Fitness, Sports

Each day kids will work on their swimming and water sport skills in a structured class but they will also get plenty of game and free time in the pool. During the “dry” portion of the day they will be playing active games outside and creating some cool crafts. At least 3 hours of pool time and a...