Lions celebrate park on Saturday

The Nelson Lions Club is hosting Lions Park Day once again this year on Sunday.

The Nelson Lions Club is hosting Lions Park Day once again this year on Sunday.

NELSON — The Nelson Lions Club is hosting Lions Park Day once again this year on Sunday.

This is a fun day held to celebrate Nelson’s great Uphill park.The spray park will be in operation.The Nelson Lions Club’s famous chuck wagon will be at the park providing a free hotdog lunch between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.Protecting vision is an important component of Lions Club activities. The Canadian Institute for the Blind will be on site providing information on vision impairment.For a loonie donation the institute will be providing sunglasses as part of their “Shades of Fun” campaign which emphasizes the importance of wearing sunglasses year round.There will be kids games and activities between 10:30 a.m. and noon. Face painting will also be happening at the same time.New this year are the “Doggy Games” held between 1 and 2 p.m. They have great prizes for this event so please consider entering your dog. Some games include: l Dog and owner look-alike contest l Biggest eyes, biggest ears l Smallest dog, tallest dog l Best doggy smile l Best tail waggerSee you there!

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