Last Children’s Festival a big success

Selkirk College's last ever Children's Festival was a bittersweet event.

Kaedence Thompson (left) enjoys making crafts at the Selkirk College Children's Festival on Sunday with the help of volunteers Jacob Buckler

The final Selkirk College Children’s Festival was a bittersweet event. The festival was well attended and as popular as ever as children from Castlegar and area gathered at the Community Complex on Sunday to take part in 21 different activities.

The Children’s Festival has successful reached their goal of raising $30,000. The money will go to a yearly bursary for a Selkirk College student who is taking a program that leads to working with children.

Sadly, all things must come to an end and after raising the target money, the festival will not be returning.


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