Harrison’s waterfront was filled with revelers during the beginning of the village’s Canada Day celebrations in 2019. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

Harrison’s waterfront was filled with revelers during the beginning of the village’s Canada Day celebrations in 2019. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

Agassiz-Harrison Canada Day schedules

Virtual celebrations this year, no fireworks

The District of Kent and Village of Harrison Hot Springs have both released their schedules for Canada Day.

In Agassiz, there will be a pancake breakfast at the Royal Canadian Legion in Agassiz. Virtual events will include a bike parade, singing of ‘O Canada’ as well as virtual messages from Mayor Sylvia Pranger and Seabird Island councillor Alexis Grace. Canada-themed grab bags will be available at the Community Recreation and Cultural Centre in Agassiz.

To register for the pancake breakfast and grab bag, contact the CRCC at 604-796-8891 or go online to kentbc.ca.

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The Harrison Hot Springs Canada Day events will be virtual once again this year.

Festivities include the virtual pet parade, an opening ceremony featuring dancers from the Sts’ailes First Nation, a virtual painting workshop with artist Irene Eaves and Sts’ailes stories from Willie Charlie.

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The musical lineup for the evening begins at 4 p.m. with Jada Klein, followed by Todd Richard and the TR Trio at 5 p.m. and Rockwell will close out the night from 7 to 10 p.m.

For more information, visit Tourism Harrison River Valley online at www.tourismharrison.com or find them on Facebook.

There are no fireworks displays – virtual or otherwise – planned for either municipality.

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