Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Riglolet Salmon Festival Events

The Rigolet Salmon Festival is now into its third day of events.

Carlene Palliser is the Recreation Director.

She says the events started on Monday August 2, with a community parade featuring the best float contest.

The evening continued on with Senior’s Night with games such as the cake walk and a 120 card game.

Last evening, the Festival offered games to the adults at the community hall.

This evening, the kids will have the chance to play some games and have some fun.

Activities for children ages 0-10 will start at 7pm at the community hall.

Tomorrow’s activities include the InoKatigekuluit Inuktitut Speak Off and a Giant Bingo.

As well as a Potluck Supper for Katimavik’s anniversary.

Friday’s events will start off with canoe races for youth 16 years of age or older and a shooting match for those over the age of 19.

The events will end with fireworks at the net loft.

And the last day of the Festival will include Fear Factor challenges and strong man/woman competitions.

The grand opening of the Kirkina Place, the safe house will also take place.

The closing of the Salmon Festival will be at 7pm, followed by fireworks and a BYOB 80’s theme dance.

So, if you’re in Rigolet, be sure to join in on the festivities.

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