Anniversary celebration event planned for Village of Clinton on Sept. 21

The Village of Clinton is continuing to celebrate its 150/50 Anniversary with a couple of great events

The Village of Clinton is continuing to celebrate its 150/50 Anniversary with a couple of great events on Sept. 21.

To start the day off, there will be a soap box derby at David Stoddart School on Hill/Cariboo Avenue, and there is no admission charge.

The event starts with safety checks at 9 a.m. and racing gets underway at 10.

There will be four classes of racing: six-12 years; 13-19 years; adults; and teams.

There will also be a pudding-eating contest and Chris the Clown will be present to entertain racers and spectators.

For more information, contact Desiree at 250-852-9875 or e-mail desireeloiselle@gmail.com, or Kira at 250-318-8145 or e-mail thekira68@gmail.com.

The second event of the day features a comedian/magician and spaghetti dinner fundraiser at Clinton Memorial Hall, with dinner at 6 p.m. The show, featuring comedian/magician Clinton W. Gray, starts at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $10 for adults and $7 for children 12 years and under. Proceeds will go to the Clinton Cleavages for Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

For more information or tickets, contact Lois at 250-459-7729, Marian at 250-459-7036, or Carol 250-459-2487.