[Sust-mar] McNabs Island Picnic

Krista Olmstead krista at friendsofmcnabs.com
Mon Jul 5 07:16:15 EDT 2010

*McNabs Island Picnic*
*Saturday, July 17, 2010  *

*9:30 am - 5:30 pm**


The Friends of McNabs Island Society invite you to *Discover McNabs
Island*at their 20th Anniversary celebrations. Learn to play quoits,
the popular
18th century game played on McNabs Island long ago. Listen to ghost stories
from the past.

*Celebrate Canada’s Parks Day by visiting McNabs Island on July 17! *

*Events include: *

   - musical entertainment for all ages
   - children's scavenger hunt and games
   - Food & beverage will be available for purchase, or bring your own
   - geocaching
   - the opening of the island's newly rebuilt trails,
   - commemoration of the Sisters of Charity's work on the island in the
   19th century
   - guided bird and nature walks
   - history tours of Fort Ives and other historic places.
   - Thomas Raddall’s Hangman's Beach book tour

*Departure Times:** From Murphy’s on the Water, Halifax Waterfront*

   - Depart 9:30 am, Return 2:30 pm
   - Depart 11 am, Return 4 pm
   - Depart 12:30 pm, Return 5:30 pm
   - Your ticket reserves a spot on the ferry for a specific time to/from
   McNabs Island and cannot be substituted for another time.

*Picnic Ticket**:  Only 300 tickets available!*

   - Ticket Prices: Adult $13 each / Children under 16 years $8 each
   - Tickets subject to an additional $4 per order fee if ordered on-line.
   - Limited number of tickets *may* be available for sale the day of the
   event (depending on availability).
   - Contact Ticket Atlantic for tickets:
      - Box Office charge by phone at (902) 451-1221
      - The 17 participating Atlantic Superstore outlets
      - Buy online at www.ticketatlantic.com**

*For more information, contact the Friends of McNabs Island Society at
434-2254 (evenings) or mcnabs at chebucto.ns.ca **or visit www.mcnabsisland.ca*

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