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Posted on: June 1, 2017

June a Busy Month Full of Canada 150 Celebrations

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Lloydminster, AB/SK – Its Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, and June is packed full of celebrations in Lloydminster.


Lloydminster 150 Flag Challenge | June 1st -15th, 2017 | Lloydminster & Area
Participate in the two part "Lloydminster 150 Flag Challenge" by posting a picture or video of you with the flag on the Canada 150 Lloydminster Facebook page and inspire others to do the same! Be sure to use #yll150 to qualify for an amazing Canada150 prize pack valued at $100. The Challenge runs until June 19th! The 150th anniversary of Confederation is an historic opportunity to express your pride in our magnificent flag! Once you’re done taking your photo, display your flag at your place of residence or business! Let’s decorate Lloydminster with our National Spirit for this amazing country!


Hands on Heritage | June 9th, 2017 | 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. | ADM Agriculture Safety Day at Servus Sports Centre
Historical experts from Lloydminster Cultural & Science Centre will be at Agriculture Safety Days! Experience bygone days of Lloydminster’s first settlers. Experience history and practice daily chores with artifacts from the LCSC’s museum collection. In addition to experiencing hands on agricultural learning, experience how the Barr Colonists survived with the comforts of modern technology.


Grand Re-Opening of Rendell House | June 10th, 2017 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Lloydminster Culture and Science Centre
The Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre (LCSC) is excited to be re-opening the doors to the historic Rendell House.

The grand re-opening of this fantastic historical exhibit will be held in conjunction with Canada 150 celebrations, June 10, 2017 at LCSC. Guided tours of the Rendell House will start at 1 p.m. and the day is to be filled with fun activities for the entire family, including bounce houses, bread making, old-fashioned games, heritage demonstrations, petting zoo, and more!

Rendell House was the first wood-framed house in Lloydminster. It was constructed by Barr Colonists William & Alice Rendell in 1903. As such, the Rendell House holds great heritage significance to Lloydminster. The restoration of Rendell House was made possible by funds donated by the Richard Larsen Barr Colony Foundation. Admission by Donation


Logo Challenge | June 18th , 2017 | 9 a.m. | Servus Sports Centre
The Challenge starts at 9 a.m. sharp, so don’t be late! The logos will be hidden in the main hallway of the Servus Sports Centre. Each logo will be an entry into a draw! Prizes include: SSC passes, SSC swag, Canada 150 gear, and more! The more logos you find, the better your chances are at winning so look fast!


Canada 150 Geocaching | June 19th – July 1st , 2017 | City Wide
Let the Canada 150 Adventure begin! Explore Lloydminster with Geocaching! Download the geocaching app, create an account and begin! Geocaching is a simple process, but super fun. Find the cache, sign the log book, trade knickknacks, put the cache back where you found it and move on to the next location. There are over 300 geocache locations in the Lloydminster area, see if you can find the Canada 150 caches. Go to geocashing.com to download your free app to partake in this adventurous activity!


Poutine Week | June 26th – July 1st , 2017 | Lloydminster Golf and Curling Centre
Poutine Week is back! The first round was so popular, it was an easy decision to bring it back. Check out the many variations of this Canadian classic. These delicious concoctions are made fresh to order and feature cheese curds from local producer Old School Cheesery.


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Media Contacts:

Katlin Ducherer
Coordinator, Media & Digital Communications
P: 780-875-6184 Ext.2328
E: kducherer@lloydminster.ca

Leo Paré
General Manager, Communications & Marketing
P: 780-875-6184 Ext.2711
E: lpare@lloydminster.ca

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