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McNabb Park Official Re-Opening
July 4, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: McNabb Park, 435 Bronson Ave., corner of Bronson and Gladstone
McNabb Park will officially re-open this Saturday at 11 a.m. and it promises to be a fun day with activities for families, sports enthusiasts and music lovers!
Speakers include Mayor Jim Watson, artist Tim desClouds, who designed the beautiful new entrance gate, and skateboard community representative, Aaron Cayer and me.
After the ribbon cutting, there will be the unveiling of the commemorative plaque in memory of Charlie Bowins in the skateboard park.
Refreshments will be served and there will be a BBQ provided by Union Local 613.
Afternoon skate park activities, organized by Antique Skate Shop, will include Charlie Bowins Best Trick, game of skate, and an open skate. Prizes will be rewarded to anyone smiling and skating.
There will also be live music around noon featuring the local Harea Band.
Plus lots more fun things to do, including:
- Little kids area – hullahoops and bubbles
- Kids soccer
- Bike Rodeo: City of Ottawa information tables on bike safety etc., free bike bells and lights
- Free bike tune-ups provided by Right Bike
- Indoor skate park in McNabb arena