Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 2:00 PM

Bowring Park Marks Centennial with a Birthday Party

Bowring Park is turning 100 and we want to celebrate! On Sunday, July 13 from noon to 4:30 p.m. the Bowring Park Foundation is hosting a birthday party with free events for everyone.

In addition to the park's usual great attractions such as the swimming pool, splash pad, accessible playground and skate park, the birthday party will include the following activities:

•    Noon to 3 p.m. on the Bungalow Lawn (weather permitting)
Red Rocket Amusements with bouncy castles, carnival games, face painting and balloon twisting

•    Noon to 3 p.m. on the Bob Whelan Field (weather permitting)
Sports demonstrations, including Golf NL, and summer safety information from groups such as the Canadian Cancer Society

•    2 to 3 p.m. in the Bungalow (going ahead rain or shine)
Storytelling Session with Kathy Jessup

•    3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Cabot 500 Amphitheatre (going ahead rain or shine)
Spirit of Newfoundland family show highlighting the magic, memories and milestones of Bowring Park's first 100 years 

Media Contacts:
Susan Bonnell
Manager, Marketing and Communications
City of St. John's
Phone: 709-576-3906
Cell: 709-690-9285

Gayna Rowe
Office Administrator
Bowring Park Foundation
Telephone: 709-364-1531
Fax: 709-576-8073