Media Release - West Vancouver Celebrates 100 Years of Community
Monday, March 05, 2012
West Vancouver, BC: West Vancouver is honouring its past and celebrating its future as the community celebrates its centennial. Community centennial celebrations are kicking off March 15 with a birthday party to celebrate the date of incorporation for West Vancouver and everyone is invited. Be sure to bookmark the Centennial website for 2012 – westvan100.ca.
Mayor Michael Smith says, “West Vancouver residents are passionate about their community and we want everyone to get involved, celebrate, submit photos and join us on March 15 and June 2 for community celebrations.”
Thursday, March 15
12 – 4 p.m.
Be sure to be there for the opening ceremony at 2:15 p.m. with cupcakes to follow.
West Vancouver Memorial Library – Family Fun Birthday Party
Come and enjoy:
- Celebration of the Library’s launch of a digital collection of historical photographs (digital.westvanlibrary.ca), including a gallery exhibit showcasing select images from the collection
- 100 minute story time
- Musical children’s performer Rick Scott
- Music by the Rob Hamilton Trio
- Face painting
- Award winning balloon artists Bonkers and Mama B
- A performance by the Spakwus Slolem (Eagle Song Dancers)
- Delicious lunch by the Ambleside TiddlyCove Lions Club
- Sign a giant Birthday Card
- And much more!
Please know before you go. Plan your travel ahead of time as parking is limited around the library. Please consider public transit, biking, walking or car pooling to the celebration.
On June 2, traditionally Community Day, Centennial Celebrations will expand programming with particular focus on our well-loved waterfront parks, including Horseshoe Bay Park, Dundarave Park, John Lawson Park, Millennium Park, Ferry Building Landing, and Ambleside Park. Save the date and bookmark westvan100.ca for the latest event updates.
About the District of West Vancouver
The District of West Vancouver is the local government led by Mayor Michael Smith and Council. Home to more than 44,000 residents, West Vancouver is a local government which strives to "inspire excellence and lead by example". Our Vision and Mission guide us to pursue our treasured quality of life and will be the measure of our success as a community. West Vancouver is a community built on innovation, a strong spirit of personal civic commitment and a deep value for relationships.
Media Contact Jessica Delaney Director of Communications
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