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    There were kids activities galore but Autumn Legace-Vincent, 1 ½, was unsure whether she wanted to join her siblings at the drawing table. (Photo by Patricia Lebouef, Petawawa Post)

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    Jimmy Gilbert and his team were kept busy with the constant stream of kids wanting balloon animals of their own. (Photo by Patricia Lebouef, Petawawa Post)

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    CANEX provided the complimentary BBQ; Barb O‘Brien and Jason Shankland attend to the grill. (Photo by Patricia Lebouef, Petawawa Post)

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    This giant balloon is enough for Elliot Doyon to call the block party a success. (Photo by Patricia Lebouef, Petawawa Post)

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    Grace Gendron paints a beautiful butterfly on the face of Addisyn Senechal, 5. (Photo by Patricia Lebouef, Petawawa Post)

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    An adult-only paint class was offered free of charge, led by Mark Crinnion. (Photo by Patricia Lebouef, Petawawa Post)

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    Volunteer Andrea Nauta gave out popcorn to hungry attendees. (Photo by Patricia Lebouef, Petawawa Post)

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    A giant garage sale was set up inside the gym with vendors of all types. Shannon Livingstone shows off the beard oil she created with essential oils. (Photo by Patricia Lebouef, Petawawa Post)


 

 


PMFRC 2017 Summer Kick-off Block Party attracts hundreds

By Patricia Leboeuf

Posted on Thursday July 13, 2017


Close to 500 people in the community came out on June 17 to attend the Petawawa Military Resource Centre (PMFRC) Summer Kick-off Block Party. The annual event turns up the heat with activities for all ages. As well as an opportunity to party, it gives military families a chance to meet new people, visit the PMFRC’s facility and get to know some of the offered programs. With the threat of rain, this year’s party was held inside the South Side Community Centre. Despite the setback, the organizers and volunteers took it all in stride and ensured that everybody had fun.