3rd Annual Children’s Festival: Travel the World with the Capitol Centre
The Capitol Centre Children’s Festival will return to kick off summer June 15 – 17, 2018. The 3rd Annual Children’s Festival has grown to a full weekend this year, celebrating multi-culturalism with three days of great performances and fun programming for children and families.
Friday, June 15, the Festival launches with an official smudging ceremony as well as a ribbon cutting ceremony with Tanya Vrebosch and our very own Katina Connolly. At 6:30 PM that evening we will welcome Sharon and Bram (originally from the hit TV show Sharon, Lois and Bram). This show is a sing along concert for the entire family, featuring such well loved favourites as “She’ll be Coming Round the Mountain”, “Five Little Monkeys”, “One Elephant”, “Tingalayo”, and of course “Skinnamarink”.
Saturday, June 16 is jam packed with fun activities for the whole family. From 9:00 AM to 2:15 PM, come and travel around the Capitol Centre stamping your passport as you go. There will be bouncy castles, costumed characters, puppet theatre, storytelling, mural painting, carnival games, make your own snow cones, live music featuring North Bay Ukulele Club, workshops and demos for kids and families with Grounded Studios Yoga, 3 Fires Martial Arts and even more fun including Steve Featherstone’s Reptile Adventure Camp. Festivities wrap up with a performance by Fana Soro who will be sharing his West African cultural heritage through music and dance he will also be doing a workshop during the day featuring 30-drums.
Sunday, June 17 The Children’s Festival comes to a close with a FREE showing of Early Man at 2:00 PM on the biggest screen in North Bay and the best popcorn in town available for purchase at our concession!
Thanks to the continued and generous support of Walmart, Retired Teachers of Ontario, Lloyd Carr Harris Foundation, Ted Thompson and Pascoe Event & Rentals. Special Thanks to the 22 Wing Concert Band. The Children’s Festival remains a fun, jam-packed and affordable weekend for the whole family to enjoy. But we can’t forget our wonderful community partners who support this wonderful weekend event. Community partners include The Trendy Thrifter, 3 Fires Martial Arts Academy, Grounded Studios, The North Bay Ukulele Club and On The Edge Fringe Festival. If anyone is interested in contributing, please contact Janica Vossos at 705-474-1944 ext. 223.
Watch for our full schedule COMING SOON on our Capitol Centre website: www.capitolcentre.org.
Saturday Only Pass for $5 each – Grants access to Saturday’s activities. Redeem for a wristband at the Box Office on Saturday, June 16.
Weekend Pass for $10 each – Grants access to the whole weekend, including Sharon & Bram on Friday night and Saturday’s festivities. Redeem for a wristband at the Box Office on Saturday, June 16.
Festival 4-Pack for $35 – Call the Box Office at 705-474-4747 for this option. Grants access for 4 people to the whole weekend, including Sharon & Bram on Friday night and Saturday’s festivities. Redeem for wristband at the Box Office on Saturday, June 16.
Children 1 yr & under are FREE and do not require tickets!Tickets can be purchased at the Capitol Centre Box Office by calling 705-474-4747, by going online at www.capitolcentre.org or by visiting us in person at 150 Main Street East, North Bay, ON P1B 1A8.
To view the poster click HERE.