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St Malo readies for friendly festivities

By: Staff Writer

Posted: 02/17/2017 9:00 AM

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You will be among friends in St Malo as the Festival of Friends returns this weekend.

Some of the offerings include fireworks starting at 7:30 p.m. on Friday night at St Malo School.

Saturday morning is highlighted by start of the Actif Epica. For those not competing in a 160 kilometre ultramarathon, consider the pancake brunch between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Iberville Hall. Kids crafts, face painting, balloon artists and surprise entertainment will be had between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. A free movie night at the Iberville Hall, featuring a showing of Brother Bear 2, begins at 7 p.m.

On Sunday, a voyageur themed Mass will be held at the St Malo Church. Cribbage is on tap at Chalet Malouin from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. A Sunday night social at the hall begins at 8:30 p.m.

On Monday, the Lil’ Steps farm opens its doors for with horseback rides, a petting zoo, face painting, henna art, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, pea soup and bannock and more.

Cross country skiing can be enjoyed both Saturday and Sunday at St Malo Provincial Park. On Sunday, skiing and snowshoe demonstrations will be held between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

The St Malo Warriors will also be in action twice on the weekend, Friday night against the Selkirk Fishermen and Sunday afternoon against the Lundar Falcons.

More details on the action-packed weekend can be found on the festival's website.

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