July: Happy 150th Canada!
Did You Know:
Canada Day was known as Dominion Day until 1858, and the holiday itself was not made official until 1982 – when we officially became an independent country.
Lacrosse is our national sport.
Cirque du Soleil was founded in Quebec in 1984 – and Quebec City is 409 years old!
The City of Victoria is 153, and has the oldest Police Department west of the Great Lakes.
The official Canadian flag was unfurled in 1965.
Canada spans 6 time zones and is the second largest country in the world (Russia being the largest).
We invented Basketball, the baseball glove, the telephone and the Hawaiian Pizza!
Check out all 150 facts here: http://tinyurl.com/yabb4rxx
On July 01 we will, along with the rest of Canada, celebrate our 150th. Drinks and appies will be served at 5 with dinner at 530. Come on down in your best red and white and show your Canadian pride.
On the 21st the Gentleman’s Club will head over to the Spitfire Grill and on the 28th the Ladies Club will head to the Roost Farm and Bakery, these are always outings filled with lots of laughter and good conversation.
The casino in View Royal is always a hit, and the list fills up quickly. This month Kathleen will take our residents out there on the 6th.
Summer means one thing for sure – Ice Cream Treats! Friday the 7th and again on the 21st ice cream treats will be available from 2:00 to 2:30 at both Norgarden and The Peninsula.
On the 14th Kathleen will take residents on a one hour bus ride around this beautiful seaside village in Sidney by the Sea. Enjoy the view from the comfort of our air-conditioned bus.
Please check out the calendars below for all the additional activities Kathleen has planned for you for July. To enlarge the calendars just click on them.