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Canada Day activities

Here's a round-up of Canada Day events happening this Monday:

In Moncton, Canada Day celebrations start at 10 with a Bike Ride at Riverfront Park - meet at Millenium Garden behind Moncton Press Club

12 p.m. to 4 p.m. -- Kids' Entertainment with Art Richard and Shelley Bean
12 p.m. to 8 p.m. -- Kids' PlayZone featuring bouncy games, facepainting, airbrush tattoos, and more (Riverfront Park)
12 p.m. to 10 p.m. -- Vendors offering a variety of food products (Riverfront Park)
3 p.m. to 10 p.m. -- Vendors offering a variety of food products (City Hall Plaza)
5 p.m. to 10 p.m. -- Canada Day Concert on the Whoa Canada! Main Stage (Main Street) featuring Monique Poirier, Tim Chaisson, La Bottine Souriante and Colin James
10 p.m. -- tri community Canada Day Fireworks (Riverfront Park)

The City of Dieppe is hosting a number of free activities to celebrate Canada Day on July 1 at Place 1604. The festivities begin at 6 p.m. with an official ceremony, the cutting of a giant cake, inflatable games and face painting followed by performances by the Moncton Korean Language School at 6:30 p.m. and Roland et la Grosse Band at 7:15 p.m. The celebrations will culminate in a fireworks display presented in collaboration with the City of Moncton, Town of Riverview and Crystal Palace beginning at 10 p.m. The events will be cancelled in case of inclement weather. Updates will be available on the Cancellation Info Line at 384.DIEP (3437).

The town of Riverview is holding Canada Day celebrations at Casely Park from noon until 6. In case of rain, at the Byron Dobson arena.

In Shediac, Canada Day celebrations on July 1st will be held at the Rotary Park at 7 p.m. A special presentation will be held to unveil the commemorative plate of the former New-Brunswick Minister, originally from Shediac, the Honorable Daniel Hanington. This event will give an opportunity to celebrate the Town of Shediac's 110th Anniversary. A BBQ and a cake will be served at 7 p.m. and there will also be a family concert with the group Borderline. The fireworks display will be around 10 p.m. Admission is free.

In Miramichi, there is a Canada Days Gospel concert this Sunday at St. Mary's Church , 360 Newcastle Blvd. Many local performers are taking part, including a new choral group on the river called " Miramichi Sings " under the direction of Margaret Craig. Show starts at 7pm with admission being a freewill offering. A reception will follow in the parish centre. Proceeds to the cemetery fund.

Canada Day Celebrations in Bathurst take place Monday starting at noon in Coronation Park. There will be cake, live entertainment, an inflatable jump house and Glitter Tattoos for the kids, a magician, cotton-candy, a BBQ and games. If it rains, all activities will be held at the K.C. Irving Regional Centre.

The town of Dalhousie is hosting the Multiculturalism Event on Monday at 1pm at Rotary Parc in Dalhousie. Everyone will have the opportunity to learn about different ethnic groups in Restigouche, taste their food in the kiosks and isten to their music. The free concert starts at 1pm and features performers VISHTEN from PEI, Triolet D'Nord dancers with the North Shore Highland Dance. Actor/comedian Marshall Button will be the master of ceremonies. There will also be activities for children.
The Canada Day Rotary event begins with a parade at 11h45 followed by the raising of the flag and free BBQ. If it rains, everything will be held at the Dalhousie arena.

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