Many Reasons to Celebrate at Benito Canada Day

Submitted by:
Benito Rec. Board |

Canada Day in Benito offered day long entertainment for young, old and everyone in between. The community gathered together to celebrate Canada Day with many different events and activities.

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This day started with a pancake breakfast put on by the Benito Volunteer Fire Department.

Sparky, the fire department mascot – pictured (right) with Elizabeth Beehler at the bouncy castle – also made an appearance.

There was plenty of entertainment for the kids throughout the afternoon with games, prizes, face painting, bouncy castle and dinosaur dig.

The afternoon ball tournament was enjoyed by those participating as well as by a collection of fans.

A horseshoe tournament also took place during the afternoon.

Gymkhana was yet another afternoon event.

Afternoon entertainment was Diane Pretaski (left)

The evening entertainment featured Terri and the Sticks in the Mud (right).

Thanks to the Benito Recreation Board Volunteers – for making it happen!

back row – left to right
Patty Hack, Pat Harness, Ken Newell, Nick Dingman, Kyla Kluke, Louise Schabert,

front row – left to right
Scott Schneider, Shirley Yaschyshyn, Rubeanne Kluke, Scott Beehler, Rick Kinaschuk, Lenore Kinaschuk

Missing from photo: Curtis Hack, Bill Woykiw, Leigh Osatchuk