Nova Scotia Communities Celebrate Games Torch

Nova Scotia Communities Celebrate Games Torch

first_imgFour Nova Scotia communities will host kick-off celebrations for the Halifax 2011 Canada Games torch program next week. The torch events will begin in Lunenburg on Monday, May 10, at 1 p.m. at the Atlantic Fisheries Museum parking lot. Premier Darrell Dexter, Mayor of Lunenburg Lawrence Mahwhinney, and chair of the 2011 Games Jean-Paul Deveau, will attend. The torch will arrive aboard the HMCS Glace Bay at 2 p.m. and be carried on a relay through the town. On Wednesday, May 12, Yarmouth will host a torch relay starting at Town Hall at 10 a.m. There will be a celebration at Yarmouth High School at 11 a.m. On Thursday, May 13, Cheticamp will host a torch relay starting at Les Trois Pignons building at 12:30 p.m. A celebration is planned for N.D.A. School at 1:30 p.m. On Friday, May 14, Amherst will host a torch relay starting at the YMCA at 6:30 p.m. A celebration in Victoria Square Park will follow at 7 p.m. -30-last_img

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