Bubble blast in Lumby

Bubble artist Geoff Akins brings his free bubble show to the White Valley Community Centre Feb. 11

Award-winning bubble artist Geoff Akins demonstrates his craft. Akins brings his free Bubble Wonders: Anything is Possible show to Lumby’s White Valley Community Centre Sunday at 1 p.m. There will be more Family Day fun at the centre (11-1) and Pat Duke Arena (1-3:30) on Monday. Family Day is celebrated in Vernon Saturday at Polson Park from 11-2. (Photo submitted)

Bubbles: some are big, some are small. And, when they’re blown by Geoff Akins, some are a work of art.

Akins, an award-winning bubble artist who has been featured on Treehouse TV and now lives in Lumby, brings his free Bubble Wonders: Anything is Possible show to Lumby’s White Valley Community Centre Sunday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m.

There will be more family day fun at the centre and Pat Duke Arena Monday.

From 11 to 1 p.m. Feb. 12, the centre will have face painting, circus arts, a bouncy castle, arts and crafts, mini golf, cake and refreshments. A Family Skate takes place at Pat Duke from 1-3:30 p.m. with a DJ, prizes, games, free skate rentals and hot chocolate.

In Vernon, Family Day is celebrated Saturday in Polson Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sixth annual Winter Carnival Family Day includes games, face painting with Kiki the Eco Elf, visits with Carnival Cops, royalty, jope and jopettes, a bonfire with Tim Horton’s hot chocolate and coffee and s’mores provide by Davidson Pringle Lawyers. There will also be sausages courtesy of Kim Heizmann Century 21 Realty. The Allan Brooks Nature Centre’s nature trailer will also be on site.


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