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Family Day events at three Grey Highlands communities enjoyed perfect weather and good attendance

skating outdoors in Eugenia

It was a beautiful day for a pick-up hockey game on the ice rink in Eugenia.


BY SOUTHGREY.CA STAFF — Markdale, Priceville and Eugenia all held Family Day activities in Grey Highlands with the help of many volunteers. Outdoor skating rinks at Eugenia and Priceville will remain available following Family Day for as long as the weather allows. 

Hard working volunteers spent many hours maintaining the outdoor rinks and preparing for each event.

All locations offered fun family-oriented activities in the great outdoors. The weather cooperated and the sunshine resulted in the happy faces of families from across the municipality.

Eugenia Skate, Ski and Shoe

family tries out snowshoeing

Members of the Bycraft family venture out on snowshoes to walk the marked course in Eugenia Community Park.


Pikachu costumed girl

Tianna Smith-Murray does her best Pikachu impersonation while gearing up to face-paint at Eugenia’s Skate, Ski and Shoe event.


Markdale Family Day Celebrations

snow sculptures at markdale family day

One of the many large scale snow sculptures at the Markdale Family Day celebrations.


one of many large snow sculptures in Markdale

Another of the large snow sculptures at the Markdale arena grounds.


volunteers selling raffle tickets

Volunteers and members of the hard working Markdale Family Day organizing committee, Elaine Smyth, Cheryl Weatherall and Angela Teeter selling raffle tickets.


Priceville Family Day Celebrations

skating and hockey

Hockey players in Priceville have fun at one of two skating rinks at Stothart Hall.


Doug Harrison manning the barbecue

Doug Harrison manning the barbecue and making sure the food is hot.


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