A grand opening celebration for the Quaker Food items Metropolis Sq. in downtown Peterborough, Ont., will characteristic a range of out of doors activities on Saturday, Dec. 17.
The celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. will feature outside skating, songs, incredibly hot beverages, encounter portray for little ones and other fun pursuits at the community square on Charlotte Street, east of Aylmer Street.
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The 12 months-spherical general public room at the former Louis Avenue Parking lot experienced a peaceful open up this week. The website is also identified as the Quaker Food items Urban Park.
The situations are hosted by the Peterborough Downtown Organization Advancement Spot with entertainment supplied by the Government of Canada, by the Federal Economic Improvement Company for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), as part of the Tourism Reduction Fund, by means of the Rural Tourism Group.
All pursuits are cost-free, with treats and very hot drinks out there although provides very last, which include:
- Sweet treats
- Sizzling chocolate
- Dwell DJ
- Stilt walkers and functionality art
- Skating (climate permitting members will have to convey personal skates)
“A ribbon reducing ceremony and short remarks will be held at midday to officially open the square and understand the contributions from funding partners and sponsors that supported the development of the community area,” the City of Peterborough stated.
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The park was a $6.4-million venture, including $750,000 from the federal govt. The town also utilized $677,909 from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Company from its share of gaming revenues offered as a host local community for a on line casino, and $50,000 from the DBIA to aid the venture. PepsiCo Foods, by its Quaker model, is supplying approximately $240,000 over 15 a long time for the naming legal rights.
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