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St. Lawrence had a blast dur­ing its Come Home Year fes­tiv­i­ties this month.

ST. LAWRENCE, NL – Peo­ple came from near and far to cel­e­brate Come Home Year in St. Lawrence this month. A full slate of ac­tiv­i­ties kept every­one busy from Aug. 4-12.

CYN­THIA FAR­RELL/SPE­CIAL TO THE SOUTH­ERN GAZETTE

Jack be nim­ble, Jack be quick, Ava went un­der the limbo stick. St. Lawrence na­tive Ray Lake pro­vided a free kids show at the rec cen­tre.

CYN­THIA FAR­RELL/SPE­CIAL TO THE SOUTH­ERN GAZETTE

Decked out in their colour­ful tra­di­tional New­found­land wear, res­i­dents took part in a mum­mers pa­rade. Par­tic­i­pants, led by the ac­cor­dion mu­sic of Gor­don Drake, made their way around Cen­ten­nial Square.

CYN­THIA FAR­RELL/SPE­CIAL TO THE SOUTH­ERN GAZETTE

The Come Home Year com­mit­tee spon­sored a fam­ily fun day on Aug. 7. There were bouncy cas­tles, face paint­ing, a Nerf gun bat­tle and mu­sic by Gord Drake. Canada Fluorspar Inc. also came on board to pro­vide pizza and wings for the event.

CYN­THIA FAR­RELL/SPE­CIAL TO THE SOUTH­ERN GAZETTE

The Lau­ren­tians took on Holy Cross at Cen­ten­nial Field dur­ing the Come Home Year fes­tiv­i­ties.

CYN­THIA FAR­RELL/SPE­CIAL TO THE SOUTH­ERN GAZETTE

Santa and Mrs. Claus made an off-sea­son visit for the St. Lawrence Day pa­rade.

CYN­THIA FAR­RELL/SPE­CIAL TO THE SOUTH­ERN GAZETTE

The Flint­stones had a ‘yabba dabba do’ time at the pa­rade in St. Lawrence.

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