Once again Bentley-area people will have a chance to celebrate Canada Day on July 1.
Bentley Firefighter’s Foundation is hosting again and co-ordinating a celebration in Bentley’s main street/town office parking lot.
There will be free hot dogs and cake and refreshments starting around 6 p.m. after the opening remarks and singing of Oh Canada. From 6 to 7 p.m. there will be free face painting and a Bouncy Castle.
All That Jazz dance troupe performs from 6:15 to 6:30 p.m. and the Rimbey Gymnastic Club will show their talent from 6:30 to 7 p.m.
A magician will perform from about 7 to 7:45 p.m. followed by a family dance from 8 to 11 p.m..
The Bentley Volunteer Fire Department will put on a demonstration / display in the fire hall parking lot from 8-9:30 followed by fireworks scheduled around 11:00 p.m.
It is all sponsored by local businesses and people who have supported the Bentley Firefighter’s Foundation in their quest to host a July 1 celebration right in Bentley. The event is free thanks to the many sponsors and supporters. People are encouraged to help “Paint the Town Red” by wearing their red colors.
The new firefighter’s foundation president is Krista Turner who takes over from Carolyn McLaren and vice-president is Kathi Issler.