WINDSOR JUNCTION: The 2019 Keloose is shaping up to be a bee-hive of family fun and activity at the Windsor Junction Community Centre (WJCC).
The new volunteer board has been hard at work nailing down food trucks; amusement activities; gathering supporters and sponsors to make it as fun as possible for the community.
On Aug. 15, the pre-teen dance will take place from 7-9 p.m. at the WJCC. It is for those ages 9-12-years-old, and organized by the staff at the WJCC.
Thanks to the generous sponsorship from Scotian Materials, the Keloose adult dance on Aug. 17 featuring The Home Wreckers will be free. It is only open for those 19-plus.
The dance will run from 9 p,.m. to 1 a.m. at the LWF Hall in Fall River. The hall will open at 8 p.m.
August 18 will see the WJCC and Windsor Junction area filled with excitement beginning at 10 a.m. with the Kids parade. Kids day itself will start at 11 a.m. and see Hyper Amusements provide several bouncy castles; the dunk tank; and many other fun activities.
Tattoos by Krista will be making the kids look great from 11-1 p.m. inside the WJCC.
From 12-1:30 p.m., Lockview High student Emily Alford of Beaver Bank will be giving a dart demonstration to young and old alike. Alford is the junior women’s Canadian darts champion.
Windsor Junction’s very own water-skiing champion Olivia Chute will make an appearance from 12-2 p.m. signing autographs.
Don’t worry about making supper on Aug. 18, Keloose will have four food trucks in attendance to fill all those stomachs in our crowd. Among the food trucks coming will be: The Purple People Feeder; Halifax-based Jamaica Lee Style Cuisine; Roll on Two Chimney Cakes; and Miller’s Kettle Corn.
There will be fun and games from Hyper Amusement on hand; Sparky the fire dog will be there alongside volunteer firefighters from Station 45 Fall River; plus much more.
Sarah MacDonald-Miles and her Links of Love will be selling their charity bracelets with proceeds going back to Keloose to start the fundraising for the 2020 edition of the festival.
Musical and dance entertainment from Fall River School of Performing Arts will take place from 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., with the Home Wreckers taking the stage at 8 p.m. and performing until 9 p.m.
At that time, the countdown to the best fireworks in HRM will begin with them set to go off shortly after 9 p.m.
A reminder to those attending Keloose 2019 that the WJCC is an alcohol, smoking, drugs, vaping, and tobacco free property.
Parking is only to occur on the train tracks side of Windsor Junction Road, and there is no parking permitted on Community Centre Lane/McGuire Lane.
Titan Security will be at the gate welcoming patrons to the event and checking bags/backpacks.