At this time of year it’s all anyone can do to contain their enthusiasm for what lies directly ahead.The good times are actually here and that’s what Castlegar Spring Fling is all about.
Saturday, April 28 is when the seventh annual version of this community party is set to roll.Make plans to join your friends and neighbours in this wholesome celebration in the heart of downtown Castlegar.There will be two stages set up for this happy event – a main stage and a buskers’ (street entertainers’) stage.
Also likely to be drawing its share of attention will be the Show and Shine, an exhibit of automotive art that is open to all, makes and models.
All kinds of great local talent is scheduled to keep folks entertained, whatever else they may be up to during the fling, and there’s plenty!The 3-on-3 hockey program is accommodating teams in various age groups from seven to 50-plus, and has room for more squads.
Fun and games for kids will be easy to find and there’s a heap of prizes up for grabs.There may still be some opportunities available for vendors so call quick if interested – 250-365-5655.The Spring Fling is a free family-oroiented event that recognizes the great community we live in… and all the potential that is apparent at this time of year.
The party was arranged and is being continued by a group of citizens who noticed the big gap on the calendar. They felt late April was the perfect time for Castlegarians to blow off a little bit of festive energy and prepare for warmer weather and the recreational stuff that goes with it.
“Every year it’s getting better,” says ‘fling’ organizing committee chair Peter Laurie. With great weather there should be no reason why the 2012 edition won’t be the best yet.Make plans for a fantastic time at the ‘fling!’