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Posted: May 11, 2016

Sparwood ready for 50th birthday

The District of Sparwood is celebrating half a century of incorporation tomorrow (Thursday, May 12).

TitanStarting at 11:30 a.m. and running to 1:30 p.m. there will be an anniversary party and ceremonial cake cutting at the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce and Titan Park.

A community photo will be taken along with a free barbecue and more.

Starting at 6 p.m. at the Frank J. Mitchell Elementary School gymnasium will be a Sock Hop Dance and fun family event.

Music will be provided by T&L Dynamic Sound, with food and drink available for purchase and prizes for 1960-style best-dressed sock-hoppers and for best dancers. The dance runs to 9 p.m. and everyone is welcome.

There is also going to be a 50th anniversary dinner on June 10 (5 to 10:30 p.m.), including a dinner and dance and fireworks at 11:15 p.m. at the Sparwood Leisure Centre.

Tickets ($35) are available at the Sparwood Leisure Centre and Sparwood Chamber of Commerce.

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