Migration Festival’s 40th year
You are invited to the 40th anniversary celebrations for the Kingsville Migration Festival to be held on October 16, 17 & 18, 2009. This signature festival celebrates Jack Miner and his legacy of waterfowl conservation. Many exciting events are held over the span of days including…
the opening ceremony at The Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary on Friday Oct. 16th. Saturday starts with the traditional Migration Festival parade heralded by the giant inflatable goose and featuring the oldest continuous operating marching band in Canada, the Kingsville-Essex Associated Band. The rest of the two day festival has a variety of affordable events that will attract the individual and family. For details check the website at http://www.migrationfestival.ca. Don’t miss the BIA Car Show which will be held on Saturday October 17th on Division St. South!
Newest attraction – Kingville’s St. George’s Masonic Lodge will host a FREE C.H.I.P. program for child identification on Main Street East. on Saturday Oct. 17th. The OPP approved program will collect photos, video, voice recordings, digital fingerprints, dental impressions, saliva swabs as well as traditional statistical information. The information is burned onto a CD that compatible with Amber Alert, and the CD is given to the parents to keep. They also hope to also incorporate Kingsville’s new Fire Safety Trailer for children to tour and practice how to react in case of emergencies.