CRYSLER — This community’s 53rd winter carnival continues this weekend, animating the Crysler Community Centre and surrounding environs with a flurry of activities.
A meet and greet supper goes ahead 5 p.m. this evening at the Centre.
This is followed by — apropos of Crysler’s cultural make-up — a French Canadian evening where Pourquoi Pas will break out the fiddles and other traditional music at 7 p.m. At the same time, Crysler’s impressive outdoor rink (and yet covered) will host a Rock and Skate.
Saturday’s featured activities include a J-Glow kids’ dance at noon and cupcake decorating. At 1:30 p.m. the Crysler Citizen’s Committee will lead a snowshoe walk down the Lagoon Trail.
And Crysler’s firefighters will hit the rocking chairs yet again this Saturday evening, for the 24-hour ‘Tony’s rock-a-thon’ to raise money for the outdoor rink.
Saturday night’s featured event is a “Threads from the Heart” to benefit Victoria’s Quilts Canada, providing handmade quilts to people living with cancer across the country.
Check out horse-drawn sleigh rides and the community’s famous “north vs. south” hockey games on Sunday.