Albie Burden (left) was all smiles as Penticton Vees assistant captain Chris Klack autographed his hat on Family Day 2018 with Skate with the Vees at the South Okanagan Events Centre. This event and more are planned for Family Day 2019 on Feb. 18. Kristi Patton/Western News

Penticton prepares for fun-filled Family Day

Numerous free and low-cost events happening around the city on Feb. 18

The City of Penticton is building off the momentum from last year for a fun-filled Family Day on Feb. 18.

After seeing 500 attendees in 2018, the free Skate with the Vees event returns to the South Okanagan Events Centre from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A shinny with the Vees event will take place during the same time at the Memorial Arena.

New this year, the Penticton Community Centre is hosting a free Family Fun Zone in the gymnasium from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. After seeing 250 people attend last year’s free movie at the Cleland Community Theatre, this event returns from 2:30 to 4 p.m. with the movie to be announced at a later date.

Also new this year, the Penticton Community Centre will be hosting a Toonie Swim at the pool from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

IGA Penticton will host a barbecue by donation to benefit the Penticton Minor Hockey Association from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Last year’s Family Day events raised $1,350 for the association.

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