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Saddle up for the 53rd annual Quesnel Rodeo! July 20th to 22nd at Alex Fraser Park. Your weekend starts with Friday’s rodeo at 6:45PM. Saturday and Sunday at 1PM. See wild rodeo stock, tough cowboys and cowgirls, Wild Horse Racing, Wild Cow Milking, Flat Races and calf scrambles for the kids. With our video replay screen you won’t miss any rodeo action. Attend our rodeo barn dance with Trick Ryder! Cowboy up at the Quesnel Rodeo! Online: quesnelrodeo.com. Sponsored in part by CFNR!
The Lakes District Fall Fair Association in Burns Lake is proud to present the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride! A Canadian tradition since 1876, a troop of 32 scarlet coated “Mounties” on majestic black horses present a 30 minute show of intricate figures and cavalry drills choreographed to music. When the Musical Ride visits a community as part of its tour, it helps raise funds to assist charities and non-profit organizations that make a difference in your community. Take advantage of this truly Canadian experience and see one of our national treasures perform live at the Lakes District Fall Fairgrounds on July 24th at 1pm and 6pm. Get Tickets at P&B Feeds, The Burns Lake Chamber of Commerce and LDFC Printing and Stationary. Adults and kids 13 and over, $20.00, Children 3 to 12, $10.00. The Burns Lake Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride is supported in part by CFNR.
Darryl Hutcheon from Science World’s “Scientists & Innovators in the Schools” program presents this 90-minute interactive presentation for kids from grades 1 through 6. Volunteers from the audience will be able to conduct experiments to determine basic general rules that will be used to engineer some useful devices.
Wednesday, July 25th
1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Smithers Public Library
Darryl is a retired instructor of Physics and Automation. Darryl taught at BCIT, Kwantlen University, Thompson Rivers University, and Fraser Valley University during his career. This event is sponsored by Scientists & Innovators in the Schools (SIS) and the Northwest Library Federation.
Join the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre for a fun, hands-on science workshop at Smithers Public Library.
The workshops (two ) engage kids in problem-solving, design challenges and exploration using STEM (focus on Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics). It’s a lot of fun working with “Little Bits” and “Ozobots” robotics. This program is designed for ages 5 to 12 (parents and guardians are welcome to sit with their child).
Thursday, July 26th
9 – 10:30 a.m. OR 10:45 – 12:15
Smithers Public Library
BV Exhibition with the Northern Saddle Club and Smithers Rodeo Club are proud to present the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride! A Canadian tradition since 1876, a troop of 32 scarlet coated “Mounties” on majestic black horses present a 30 minute show of intricate figures and cavalry drills choreographed to music. When the Musical Ride visits a community as part of its tour, it helps raise funds to assist charities and non-profit organizations that make a difference in your community. Take advantage of this truly Canadian experience and see one of our national treasures perform live at the Smithers Fall Fairgrounds on Saturday July 28th at 1pm and 6pm. For tickets call the Fair office at 250 847 3816 or visit bvfair.ca. Supported in part by CfNR.
Science and Engineering of Technology Show
with Darryl Hutcheon
Sponsored by Science World
K-Gr 12: An interactive series of events where volunteers from the audience do experiments and determine some basic generral rules which will be used to engineer some useful devices.
When: July 31, 2018
Where: Multipurpose Room (Library)
Time: TBD (stay tuned)
The Tlell Fall Fair on Haida Gwaii is held the Sunday before BC Day every year. It is located in Tlell , within Naikoon Provincial Park. Tlell is the Agricultural and Farming hub of the islands. Like many fairs they have Live Music, kids games live events and exhibitions of local products. They give people the opportunity to showcase their Animals, garden produce, arts and crafts, quilting, photography, baking and flowers. They also provide educational demonstrations and information on raising livestock and growing produce. This event also promotes and demonstrates sustainable Agricultural on Haida Gwaii. The Fair brings together over 1000 locals and tourists each year for a celebration of our Islands community and local sustainability in a fun and family oriented way.