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Plenty to do at Salmon Fest

The 68th Steveston Salmon Festival is a great way to celebrate Canada's birthday on July 1. Here is a list of activities in and around the Steveston Community Centre, 4111 Moncton Street. For more information, visit stevestoncommunitysociety.com.

The 68th Steveston Salmon Festival is a great way to celebrate Canada's birthday on July 1. Here is a list of activities in and around the Steveston Community Centre, 4111 Moncton Street.

For more information, visit stevestoncommunitysociety.com.

Schedule of events:

6: 30 to 11 a.m. - Pancake Breakfast

9: 30 to 10 a.m. - Kids Bicycle Parade

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Canada Day Parade

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Japanese Cultural Show 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Trade Show, Food Fair, Craft

Fair, Community Information Tables, Art Show

11 a.m. - Salmon Barbecue ($15 a plate meals continue until it is sold out)

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Children's Festival

12 p.m. - Opening Ceremonies

12 to 5 p.m. - Horticultiural Show

12 to 5 p.m. - Youth RockFest

Japanese Cultural Events:

The Japanese culture is rich in Steveston's history, and the Japanese Cultural Show proudly features displays and demonstrations of a variety of traditional arts.

At Kendo Hall (East Wing, Martial Arts Centre) 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Ikebana, bonsai and calligraphy dispays

12: 45 to 1: 15 p.m. - Tea Ceremony

1: 15 to 2 p.m. - Bonsai demonstration

2 to 2: 30 p.m. - Tea Ceremony

2: 30 to 3 p.m. - Ikebana demonstration

At Judo Hall (West Wing, Martial Arts Centre)

1 to 1: 30 p.m. - Judo demonstration

1: 45 to 2: 15 p.m. - Iaido demonstration

2: 30 to 3 p.m. - Kendo demonstration

3: 15 to 3: 45 p.m. - Karate deomnstration

The Japanese Cultural Centre is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features displays from the Nikkei Museum, Japanese Language School, Steveston Bhuddist Temple and artistry including paper dolls, fish boat model displays, origami and Japanese crafts.

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