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The Canada Day festivities in the City of Côte Saint-Luc on Monday, July 1 include a live performance by Bowser and Blue at 8:30 pm, the induction of Jackie Robinson on the Human Rights Walkway at 9:30 pm, and more.
All events take place at Pierre Elliott Trudeau Park, on Mackle Rd. Free pedal boat rides on Centennial Lake begin at 1 pm. There will be a model airplane show from 1 pm to 4:40 pm, and inflatable games at 4 pm. The Canadian citizenship ceremony takes place at 5 pm. Canada Day cupcakes will be served at 7:15 pm. The Jackie Robinson induction ceremony takes place at 9:30 pm, followed by closing remarks from Mayor Anthony Housefather. The fireworks display begins at 9:45 pm.
There will be live music from 6 pm to 10 pm by HI-FI Showband, Bowser and Blue, the Montreal West Operatic Society, and Raffi’s Accordion. See the Canada Day schedule at CoteSaintLuc.org/CanadaDay2013 for performance times.
Children’s activities include a magic show, the children’s train, storytelling, glitter tattoos, arts and crafts, and more.
The master of ceremonies is Dan Laxer from CJAD. The event co-chairs are councillors Ruth Kovac and Glenn J. Nashen.
Event sponsors include The Suburban, Canadian Heritage, Domino’s Pizza, RBC, Bureau En Gros, Quartier Cavendish, Scotiabank, Qualitifruits, MAAC, Century 21, and Universel Inc.
In case of heavy rain, the majority of activities will take place in the Confederation Annex. The Canadian citizenship ceremony will move to the Aquatic and Community Centre (5794 Parkhaven Ave.).The fireworks display will be postponed to Tuesday, July 2 at 10 pm. Residents can call 514-485-6806 ext. 5501 on July 1 for confirmation or visit CoteSaintLuc.org.
For a full schedule of events, visit www.CoteSaintLuc.org/CanadaDay2013.