Thursday, February 2, 2017     Marion Goard     Community News and Events

The Burlington Heritage Fair will take place on February 4 at Central Library, kicking off an entire month of Heritage-themed fun. The theme for 2017 will celebrate Canada's 150th birthday and the history of sports in Burlington.

Bring the whole family from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and take part in a free day of seminars, interactive displays, children's activities and exhibits by local heritage organizations.

The opening ceremony will feature a performance by Burlington Supreme Cheerleaders, an announcement from the Town Crier and a message from Mayor Rick Goldring, beginning at 10 a.m.

Seminars schedule:

• 10:30 a.m. Kim Watson, Museums of Burlington Curator - Burlington's Sport Legacy

• 11:30 a.m. Dr. Frank Hayden, Burlington Sports Hall of Fame Inductee - Pioneer of the Special Olympics Movement

• 1 p.m. Dr. Jay Young, Archives of Ontario Outreach Director - Family Ties – Ontario turns 150

• 2 p.m. Ed Keenleyside, Burlington Cenotaph Research Group - Sacrifices Remembered - WWI & WWII


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