Sylvan Lake celebrating 99th birthday on Saturday

The Town of Sylvan Lake will celebrate its 99th birthday on Saturday and Sunday with a lot of community events and activities. The annual 1913 Days celebration kicks off with the Sylvan Lake Fire Department’s Pancake Breakfast at 7 to 11 a.m. at the Fire Hall.

The Town of Sylvan Lake will celebrate its 99th birthday on Saturday and Sunday with a lot of community events and activities.

The annual 1913 Days celebration kicks off with the Sylvan Lake Fire Department’s Pancake Breakfast at 7 to 11 a.m. at the Fire Hall.

A highlight of the festivities, the 1913 Days Parade, starts at 1 p.m. at the Fire Hall at the corner of 47th Avenue and 43rd Street and wraps around on 50th Street to Lakeshore Drive.

The parade ends at the Health Unit on 49th Avenue.

Many charitable events and activities for the whole family will be going on.

On Saturday there will be a garage sale and barbecue at the Sylvan Lake and Area Community Partners Association.

The second game of mini golf at the Lakeside Go-Karts and Mini Golf is free all weekend long (visit www.lakesidegokarts.ca).

The Candy Kingdom and Friends on 50th Street will hold a customer appreciation event with bouncy castle and barbecue from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

There will also be an open house at the Sylvan Lake and District Archives Society, an ice cream parlor, charity pie auction, games for the kids and toonie bowling.

Saturday’s events close with the 1913 Days Drive-In Movie in the Wal-Mart parking lot at 10:15 p.m. The outdoor family film night will feature The Lorax.

Several other events will happen on Sunday, such as a barbecue at Centennial Park from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., a Free Family Swim at the Aquatic Centre from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and events at the Cabin Fever Fun Centre.

For a full list of events, times and addresses, visit www.sylvanlake.ca.

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