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MINNEDOSA FUN FEST July 5th to 7th


The Minnedosa

Since 1883
Volume 137 Issue 17 Friday, July 5, 2019 90 cents plus tax

Celebrating Canada’s Birthday

Canada Day story and more photos on Page 12.

Photo by Karen Mitchell

First Outdoor Movie Night A Success

By KAREN MITCHELL The movies are shown will be operated by the
on an inflatable 20 foot Parent Advisory Council,

T he newest addition to
the Minnedosa Tour-
ism Committee events was
screen, purchased by the
committee earlier this
year, and the mobile abil-
Heritage Village Museum
committee and the Fire
launched on Sunday, June ity allows the commit- Upcoming movies in-
30th under the stars. The tee to move the shows clude Captain Marvel at
first of a series of four out- throughout different areas Tanner’s Crossing Park,
door movies, Mary Poppins of Minnedosa throughout A Dogs Purpose during
Returns, was held at the the summer. Heritage Day at the Heri-
Minnedosa Beach at dusk Four local community tage Village and Secret Life
with several attendees groups have each agreed to of Pets 2 closing out this
sprawled out on blankets host a movie night and op- year’s outdoor movie sea-
and lawn chairs to enjoy erate a fundraising canteen son returning to Minnedo-
the outdoor experience. during the events. The first sa Beach. The movies are
Although people came movie, held at the beach family friendly and the
and went throughout the saw the Minnedosa Beach committee welcomes all
movie, it is estimated that Enhancement Committee families to come out and
some 200 people attended operate the canteen. Up- enjoy this free event.
the first outdoor movie. coming movie canteens
Photo by Karen Mitchell