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Cornwall Ontario – This year’s Canada Day festivities in Lamoureux Park are gearing up to be one of the best in years. The Canada Day committee and volunteers are working hard to bring a family style celebration that will please people of all ages. Starting with the senior breakfast and leading up to the grand opening at 12:00 noon. Cornwallites and Visitors alike can enjoy family fun, great food, a children’s tent, entertainment and the amazing firework display at the end of the evening.
12:00 Opening Ceremonies (delegates and guest)
(singing of The National Anthem)
1:00 BC DC Dance – Jane Hennessy Craibe’s dance troupe is one of the area’s best known, high energy group of performers. They always bring the crowd to their feet!
1:45 Kathlene Sauve – Over the course of her musical career, she has shown to have an adamant tenacity of expressing her
unending passion for musical activity. She has performed from local events to Bluesfest to TV spots that have given her a wide audience.
2:15 Studio “C” Dance – Always a favourite with their diverse style of progressive dance, this group of talented performers do everything from Broadway show tunes to contemporary hip-hop
2:45 Flowdroidz – One of the most entertaining, contemporary line-ups of high energy top hits that always keep the audience dancing and singing
3:30 Coleman Dancers – One of the most respected Celtic dance groups to come out of SD&G. Their colourful presentation is best described as unique and eclectic
4:00 Shelley Edwards is a local singer who will be giving this years audience, something special and entertaining!
4:10 Paul Harrison – Outstanding singer-song writer who has just released his newest album. He gives an easy going feel that will match this summer event.
4:45 Philippe St-Arnaud – A crowd favourite at any event, Philippe has performed nationally on both stage and television. His high energy French Canadian repertoire is popular with people of all ages. What a fun guy what a talent!
6:00 Mandee Woods Band – Popular Canadian recording artist singer song writer who has travelled across Canada. She has a style that all people love and are drawn to!
7:15 Don Scott Band – A new high energy group that performs a little bit of every musical style you can think of. This group of talented musicians give their all with every gig they play. Everyone has a fun time with this band.
8:30 Switchgear – When it comes to rocking’ country tunes, no one does it better! This band has an edge to every song they perform! Be prepared to have a great time!
9:45 Presentations to Senior of the year (Guy Lauzon and committee) Singing of The National Anthem
10:00 Fireworks (light the sky)
Children’s Tent Entertainment
12:00 Face painting (all day)
1:00 Little Rays (presenting their new and exciting display)
2:00 Pizazz Music Show with magical Rebecca
3:00 Little Rays
4:00 Children’s Talent show
The park will be filled with new bouncy castles of all shapes and sizes as well as so many other activities. The Home Depot children’s activity centre will have fun things for kids to build. Another favourite that everyone loves is thediverse Petting Zoo. But best of all, all these wonderful activaties are free! This all leads to a fun filled day for the whole family! The tradition continues!