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For Immediate Release:
May 25, 2011

Family Fun Day for All on May 28

BRAMPTON, ON. (May 26, 2011) – The Region of Peel is inviting families to learn about water and have fun together at Heart Lake Conservation Area on Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Peel Children's Water Festival's Family Fun Day.  Admission is $5 per car, with proceeds benefitting the United Way. All activities and events run rain or shine.

"Family Fun Day has something for everyone," says Bryan Nichol, Chair of the Peel Children’s Water Festival.  “Parents and children can spend the day together, take part in more than 50 activities and events showcasing the importance of water and fostering respect for the natural environment, and enjoy the beauty of the Heart Lake Conservation Area.”

Family Fun Day activities:

  • Catch the Freddy Fusion Science Magic Show that dazzles audiences by making science come alive through magic.
  • Watch the Extreme Bike Action Show with performer Trevor Bodogh who defies gravity. The first 500 children to attend the show will receive a Walk+Roll Peel bike bell.
  • Bring a bathing suit and have some recreational fun in a state of the art water playground located in the middle of wilderness
  • Witness live, free-flight demonstrations that showcase the grace and beauty of various birds of prey.
  • Participate in an interactive presentation that explores the facts and fiction of some of our living planet’s most fascinating creatures.
  • Release a live trout into Heart Lake to help restock it.

Families can bring a picnic lunch or support the United Way Charity Barbecue. Water stations will be available onsite, so visitors are encouraged to bring refillable bottles.

Family Fun Day Details:

Date: Saturday, May 28, 2011
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Heart Lake Conservation Area, 10818 Heart Lake Rd., Brampton
(North of Sandalwood Parkway)
Admission: $5 per car, with all proceeds benefitting the United Way
Note: Many activities are wheelchair accessible

The Peel Children’s Water Festival is made possible in part through generous support of its 2011 watershed-level sponsors, the Ontario Clean Water Agency and the Royal Bank Blue Water Project.

For more information on the Peel Children's Water Festival, including downloadable maps and event show times, visit www.peel-waterfestival.ca or call 905-791-7800, ext. 4409. 

The Regional Municipality of Peel was incorporated in 1974 on the principle that certain community and infrastructure services are most cost-effectively administered over a larger geographic area. The Region of Peel serves more than one million residents in the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton and the Town of Caledon.

For more information on the Region of Peel, please call 905-791-7800, or visit peelregion.ca.

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Sonia Kumar
Acting Public Affairs Associate
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4487

Laura Lane
Festival Coordinator
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 3214

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail



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