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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Enjoy Canada Day at Discovery Harbour and Sainte-Marie


Media Release – for immediate release
 
Discovery Harbour and Sainte-Marie among the Hurons will celebrate Canada Day on Sunday July 1st with fun activities for the entire family.

At both sites, complimentary Canada Day cake will be served, and costumed staff will lead visitors with an enthusiastic singing of O Canada over the day.  Staff will hand out Canadian Flag pins and other goodies, and visitors can also take part in a Canada Day quiz, and colour Canada Day themed pictures. 

A fun and interactive day is planned at Discovery Harbour.  Outdoor chess and croquet will be offered near the Officers’ Quarters, and guests will be invited to share what they love about Canada in the site’s North Visitor Centre. The War on The Lakes art collection will be also be on display.

At Sainte-Marie, the foyer will be decorated with special Canada Day banners welcoming visitors in 12 languages.  Heritage activities on the historic site will be presented with a Canada Day twist.    The on-site candle making activity will use red wax, and families can try their hand at lacrosse, Canada’s official national summer sport. A “Seek and Find” game will also be offered, allowing visitors to search out different locations at Sainte-Marie where they will be rewarded with special Canada Day treats. 

The Canada Day highlight at Discovery Harbour and Sainte-Marie among the Hurons is on Sunday, July 1st.   For further information please contact (705) 526-7838 or visit www.hhp.on.ca

Discovery Harbour and Sainte-Marie among the Hurons
are operated by Huronia Historical Parks,
and are Attractions of the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport.

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Media Contact:
Bill Brodeur
Coordinator,
Marketing and Media Relations
Huronia Historical Parks
(705) 528-7692  
bill.brodeur@ontario.ca

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