Family Fun Day at Courtenay park Aug. 25 supporting Tour de Rock

A Family Fun Day on Aug. 25 in Simms Millennium Park Tour is a fundraiser for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock.

A Family Fun Day on Aug. 25 in Simms Millennium Park Tour is a fundraiser for the Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock.

This fun day from noon to 4 will include face painting (by an internationally recognized body painter!), food booths and entertainment for the young and young at heart.

Keisja Cox, Paul Rogers, Who is Barberosa and Jack Roland will entertain. All proceeds will go to support the Tour de Rock.

For more information, contact mia.mcastocker@hotmail.com

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The annual Dance de Rock workshop happens Sept. 14 to 16 in the Comox Valley.

This annual dance workshop will raise funds for Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock. New this year, spectator passes will be available for the evening of Sept. 14.

Visit www.dancederock.ca for details.

Tour de Rock riders, who include 19 Wing Comox military policeman David Thompson, will leave Port Alice on Sept. 22. They arrive in the Comox Valley on Sept. 26, leaving the next morning.

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While in the Comox Valley, the riders’ schedule includes the Gala de Rock Red Serge Dinner on Sept. 26 in Courtenay.

The agenda includes an elegant dinner, chocolate fountain, and a chance to meet the Tour de Rock team. The event starts at 6 p.m. at the Crown Isle Ballroom.

Tickets cost $75 each and a table of 10 goes for $650. Limited tickets are now available.

For more information, contact Patti Mertz at 250-218-7158 or pmertz@bc.cancer.ca.

The gruelling ride ends Oct. 3 in Victoria.

— Tour de Rock

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