Saturday at the Courtenay Museum will be a fun-filled day of entertainment.

Museum celebrates spring and Easter

e Saturday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The annual Spring Fling and Easter Things at Courtenay Museum takes place Saturday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There is a lot of family fun planned within the three hours.  Meet lambs, kids (baby goats), ducks, geese and chickens – all courtesy of the Shamrock Gumboots 4-H Club.

The Hot Chocolates Rabbit will make a guest appearance between noon and 1 p.m., handing out delicious Easter chocolate. The Elasmosaur mascot will be making an appearance for fun photo opportunities. And, the popular Gillian from Detailed Face Painting will be here to paint faces for a small fee.

Don’t forget to bring along your decorating skills to join in the colouring contest.  Other games include a Dinosaur Egg Hunt with a twist and “Guess How Many Treats” contest.   There will be Easter prizes, balloons and door prizes.

Admission to the event is by donation with half the proceeds going to the Shamrock Gumboots 4-H Club.

The Courtenay and District Museum is located at 207 Fourth St. in downtown Courtenay.  For more info  call 250-334-0686 ext.5 or visit courtenaymuseum.ca

 

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