The City of North Bay is getting ready to celebrate Canada’s 155th birthday.
Morning activities on July 1st include the annual Canada Day Road Race and free “Drop in STEM Activities” at the North Bay Museum.
Festivities kick off at noon at the Kiwanis Bandshell with the opening ceremonies and the singing of O’Canada.
The afternoon includes food vendors, face painting and a variety of sporting activities in the Canada Day Kid Zone.
The Heritage Railway Train and Carousel Company will also be operating from 10 am to dusk.
Evening entertainment starts at 8:30 pm and wraps up at 10 pm, followed by a fireworks finale.
The Moose Rocks the Boat Fireworks cruise sets sail at 8:30 pm.
Tickets are $31 each for adults and $15.93 for children under the age of 12.
They can be purchased at the Chief Ticket office on the King’s Landing wharf or by calling 705- 494-8167.
A school-wide poster challenge is also underway with the theme of ‘Canada Pride’.
Students are invited to show how people, places and events have made Canadians proud of our country.
The poster winner will be announced during the Canada Day opening ceremonies on July 1.
For more information about the Canada Day Poster Challenge, please visit: