Forestburg 100th Centennial 2019

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Information for the 100th Anniversary:
Forestburg Council has approved the request for road closures of 50th Avenue (from 51 Street to laneway adjacent to public works shop) and 50th Street (from 47 Avenue to 50 Avenue with access through the avenue intersections and 46th Avenue (from 49 Street to alleyway west of pool) to accommodate events being held for the 100th Anniversary Celebration on August 3 and 4, 2019.


Forestburg Swimming Pool 100th Anniversary hours:
August Long Weekend is going to be a fun packed weekend. The pool will be open our long weekend hours Saturday - Monday with public swim from 1-5pm and 6-9pm. We will have free public swim Sunday from 1-5pm!


FORESTBURG CENTENNIAL   AUGUST 2, 3, AND 4TH, 2019
What can you do??
Contact all family, friends, and past residents and make sure they are all coming
Help sponsor an event—Contact the Village office 780-582-3668
Buy your supper ticket as they are selling fast.
Sign up to volunteer—call 780-582-3668 or email: acao@forestburg.ca


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This August, internationally touring group Live History will arrive in Forestburg, in order to bring to life characters from the town's past, and create an adventure like no other!

WHO: Live History, A Governor General’s Award nominated international touring theatre company who produces site specific customizable mysteries around the world. All shows customized to local heritage.

WHAT: An interactive escape room theatre experience
WHERE: Various places, Village of Forestburg
WHEN: August 3rd-4th, 2019
CONTACT: Jasmine Bowen, Live History, 1-647-654-0952

Plot: Jack Dubois, Mary Stenson and Fred Bish are arriving via train in the village on August 3rd--- But Jack Dubois, Cattle Rustler King has plans for their arrival to go not so smoothly! An arrest in the wild west that you can take part of---if you can stop Jack from his menacing ways.

On August 4th, there's a gathering at the train station, to celebrate the anniversary of the town! Everyone is invited, and we do mean everyone---however, it seems not all is well. Even the exhibits from all over town and all across history are here...Many people are travelling to arrive for this anniversary, including those who are coming home from out of town. Join Jack Dubois, Fred Bish and Mary Stenson on the train the day before, as they travel into town. It seems Jack is up to no good. Will Fred save the day, or will Mary have to hand over her goods?

About Live History:

Live History(www.livehistoryshows.com) is a Governor General’s Award 
nominated theatre company that specialises in bringing your local 
history to life. Live History presents shows that can be customized to 
your museum. Live History will tour international venues in Canada, 
Australia, New Zealand, Bermuda, England, Wales and Ireland this year. We are available for interviews for this event by phone and email, and then during the day on August 2nd-4th.


 

 

 

FORESTBURG AGENCIES PAVILION:
Forestburg Agencies Ltd. will be hosting the Forestburg Agencies Pavilion at the Community Center during the 100 th Celebration.Come out to the Beer Gardens during the weekend in support of the Forestburg Power Sports Association. 
Saturday from 2-5 pm will be live music. The Godfrey Blaque Classic 60's and 70's Rock band will be performing.

We have a winner for the 100th  Anniversary Logo contest.Congratulations to Jillian Cung. She received a $100 cheque for her wonderful artwork. Congratulations Jillian- GREAT JOB.

 

 

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