BEACONSFIELD, QC, Sept. 18, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Fifty years ago, Beaconsfield Day marked the official opening of City Hall and Library. To mark this occasion, the City is organizing an afternoon of cultural and family activities on Saturday, September 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 303 Beaconsfield Boulevard.
Here's a great way to get to know our story through small anecdotes and to rediscover the building with a new perspective. On the programme, entertaining activities are planned to relive those of the inauguration of September 21, 1968 and which will appeal to children and adults of all ages:
13:00 - 13:30
OFFICIAL CEREMONY – City Hall
Unveiling of commemorative sculpture
13:30 - 15:30
FLASHBACK FOOD – Herb Linder Annex
1968 prices for soft drinks and hot dogs
Entertainment, free Tang and cupcakes
13:30 - 16:00
1968 REVIVAL - Library
Gather the family and try out board games popular in 1968.
Temporary tattoos dress up and pose in the 1968 PEACE
Photo Booth Flower Power: Make tissue paper flowers
13:30 - 16:00
CITY OPEN HOUSE – City Hall
Learn about City services then and now.
Free copy of Beaconsfield and Beaurepaire, a chronicle of the development of the City of Beaconsfield
14:30 - 15:00
IRISH DANCE PERFORMANCE – Herb Linder Annex
Bernadette Short School of Irish Dance
15:00 - 16:00
ULTIMATE FRISBEE – City 1 Soccer Field
It was in 1968 that high school students in New Jersey invented Ultimate Frisbee.
"The 303 Beaconsfield Boulevard represents to our community a gathering place that meshes well within our green and urban environment. We wish a happy anniversary to City Hall and the Library and hope that these first fifty years are the beginning of many more to come, during which Beaconsfield's culture and heritage can shine throughout the community," said Mayor Georges Bourelle.