There’s no shortage of winter fun lined up in Beaverton on Saturday, Feb. 2.
The Beaverton Lions Club’s annual winter carnival gets underway bright and early with a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Beacan Presbyterian Church.
From 9 to 10:30 a.m., some of the characters from the animated hit show ‘Paw Patrol’ will be making an appearance at the church, while a community bake sale runs from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
The outdoor activities on Simcoe Street and Old Mill Park – which include wagon rides, mini putt, ice slides, Zorb balls, crazy skis, face-painting and a barbecue – are set to open at 10 a.m.
Volunteers from the Beaverton Thorah Eldon Historical Society will be serving up chili and stew from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Meeting Place.
Other activities lined up for the day include a scavenger hunt (from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting at Pirate’s Pizza), along with a tug of war (from 11:30 a.m. to noon at Old Mill) and a kids’ donut-eating contest (from noon to 12:30 p.m.) and an encore appearance from Paw Patrol (noon to 1 p.m. on Simcoe Street).
The day wraps up with family skating at the arena from 2 to 4 p.m.
Those looking to take part can purchase a carnival button in advance for $2 from local merchants or Lions members. They will cost $3 on the day of the event and will be available at the pancake breakfast.
For more information on the Beaverton Lions Winter Carnival, visit http://www.beavertonlions.ca