72nd An­nual Com­mu­nity Days en­ter­tains many

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Blind River’s 72nd Com­mu­nity Days saw hun­dreds of peo­ple par­tic­i­pate in the var­i­ous ac­tiv­i­ties over the four days of the event.

The event was aimed at chil­dren be­tween the ages of three and 10 years old. They got to hear sto­ries, play games, get their faces painted, get treats and more.

Tim Bear, a 106-yearold teddy bear, was also at Tim­ber Vil­lage Mu­seum, but he re­mained in­side.

The 10th an­nual Blind River De­mo­li­tion Derby took place at the en­trance to the Boom Camp Road.

The event is op­er­ated by a com­mit­tee led by Michelle and Bill Richard­son. The an­nual Com­mu­nity Days Pa­rade had a score of en­tries, in­clud­ing floats and walk­ers. There was even a band, the

At the park was the Home­niuk Mid­way, as well as a host of ven­dors and games for all ages. There was even a climb­ing wall. Sci­ence North was also there teach­ing sci­ence in a fun way.

Many chil­dren, and some par­ents, had their pic­ture taken with their favourite ca­nines, Chase and Rub­ble, of the PAW Pa­trol.

On Sun­day, there was the Car Show ‘n’ Shine on Wood­ward Av­enue, which wrapped up the week­end event.

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