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Celebrate Canada's Natural Beauty at the 14th Annual Caledon Canada Day Celebration at Albion Hlls Conservation Area

Jun 24, 2010

(TORONTO, June 24)  What better way to celebrate Canada Day than by being in the great outdoors and embracing Canada's natural beauty at Caledon Canada Day!  The expansive green fields and magnificent scenery at Albion Hills Conservation Area makes for a great Canada Day celebration getaway that's close to the city within a 40 minute drive.  This event boasts many Canada Day activities including: exciting children attractions with musical performances by Robert Davis Children's Music Show, the Robert Presswood magic show, pony rides, a petting zoo, live wildlife shows, and special guest appearances will make this a celebration to remember.  Meet and greet Dora the Explorer and discover the natural wonders of Albion Hills Conservation Area or chum around with Bubba the Clown.  Live musical performances by renowned Toronto bands, Blues in D and Soundspeed will light up the stage as they 'rock in' Canada Day!

Caledon Canada Day has attracted thousands of visitors every year and features a variety of outdoor activities that will enhance people's appreciation of native wildlife.  From pedal boat and canoe rentals, to hiking and mountain bike trails and a campground, there is something for every member of the family.  Kids can cool off in the NEW Lakeview Splash water-play facility, which includes a variety of splash features including tipping buckets and ground sprays.  Outdoor enthusiasts can kick their feet up by the beachside and enjoy a spectacular view of lush forests, rolling hills and serene waters. 

Albion Hills Conservation Area is a 446 hectare active-use park which features a campground, man made lake and sees over 100,000 visitors annually.  Located 40 minutes northwest of Toronto, in the rolling hills of Caledon, Albion Hills is an outdoor enthusiasts dream.

 WHAT:  Caledon Canada Day at Albion Hills Conservation Area

 WHEN:  July 1, 2010 @ 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Woodcarving demos

5:30 p.m. - Live Wildlife Shows:  Reptilia will showcase an array of live native wildlife to enhance peoples' appreciation of animals and to help restore their local habitats. 

6:30 - Citizenship Reaffirmation Ceremony:  Come out and reaffirm your rights and responsibilities of your Canadian citizenship.

9:50 p.m. - Official Ceremonies with David Tilson, MP for Dufferin-Caledon; Sylvia Jones, MPP for Dufferin-Caledon; Marolyn Morrison, Mayor of Town of Caledon

10:00 p.m. - Countdown to Fireworks: Get ready for a magnificent fireworks display at dusk as we count down the minutes until the colorful show.

10:15 p.m. - Fireworks: Bring in Canada Day with a BANG with a 20 minute long display of brilliantly vibrant pyrotechnics.

 WHO:  Special Guests:  

  • Live musical performances by Canadian bands Blues in D, Soundspeed and Robert Davis Children's Music Band will please an array of musical pallets.
  • Caledon Concert Band
  • Meet and greet with Dora the Explorer
  • Robert Presswood Magic Show
  • Bubba the Clown

 

WHERE: Albion Hills Conservation Area

  • 16500 Highway 50 Caledon, ON.

 

Admission to Albion Hills Conservation Area:

  • $8.00 per vehicle for parking.  Proceeds will be donated to the Rotary Palgrave Club - a community based charity that gives back to the community through outreach and project development.
  • Entrance to the NEW Lakeview Splash aquatic facility at Albion Hills Conservation Area is $3.75 per person.  Infants 23 months or younger are FREE.

With more than 50 years of experience, TRCA helps people understand, enjoy and look after the natural environment. TRCA's vision is for The Living City - where human settlement can flourish forever as part of nature's beauty and diversity. For more information, call 416-661-6600 or visit us at www.trca.on.ca

 

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Tel: 416-661-6600 ext 5856
media@trca.on.ca

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