The Heart of West Prince
10 Railway Street
P.O. Box 153 Alberton, PE C0B 1B0
Tel: (902) 853-2720 Fax: (902) 853-2314
Posted 25 July, 2007
Notice of Street Closure and revised Alberton Day schedule
The public is advised that Main Street, between Church Street and Poplar Street, will be closing to vehicle traffic for Alberton Days festivities on Friday, 27 July, 2007. This section of Main Street will be blocked off from 12:00PM to approximately 11:00PM.
Motorists travelling north on Main Street (driving from Northport) can turn left or right on to Poplar Street upon reaching the closed section of Main Street. If turning left, you can then turn right on to Albion Street, then turn right on to Church Street, and finally turn left on to Main Street to avoid the closed section of Main Street. If turning right, you can then turn left on to Central Street, then left on to Church Street, and finally turn right on to Main Street to avoid the closed section of Main Street.
The Town of Alberton regrets any inconvenience this may cause to the travelling public.
Alberton Day Schedule of Events
The revised Alberton Day schedule of events is as follows:
9:00am Tour of Alberton Fire Department
9:00am- HUGE Sidewalk Sales Main Street Alberton
12:00pm Book Sale Alberton Library.
12:00pm- MAIN STREET TO BE BLOCKED OFF
12:00pm Alberton Fire Department BBQ
12:15pm Huge Youth Bingo Right on MAIN STREET lots of Prizes to be won. $1 to register.
1:00pm- 3rd Annual Amazing Race Challenge, get your first clue from Jeff located on Main Street Alberton. Sponsored by Alberton Pharmacy LTD.
1:00pm- Read-iscover Lost Worlds Summer Reading Program all ages Alberton Library.
1:00pm- Pony Rides Begins, Main Street Alberton by John MacDonald
1:30pm-2:30pm Youth Deal or No Deal Sponsored by Tignish Credit Union, $100 Up for Grabs
2:30pm- Youth Pie Eating Contest, Main Stage Alberton
2:45pm- Comedy Show, Kids are urged to show up and tell their best joke and we will have ballots to fill out and whoever has the most votes will win.
3:00pm- Official Opening of Alberton Day
3:00pm- Kids Games Main Street Alberton with Alberton Recreation Fun Group Staff.
3:00pm- Live Entertainment Begins with Kevin Kelly and Claude Fredrickson.
3:00pm- Chalk Drawing Contest Alberton Library.
3:30pm- Pie Auction Main Stage, Money Raised will be donated to Alberton Mural Committee. Participants in the auction are Jeff Ellsworth, Perry Morrell, Bonnie Murphy and many more.
3:45pm- Kids Pots and Pans Parade Show Up with your equipment that makes the most noise and parade around Main Street, Theme is Summer Active Wear.
3:50pm- Busting of Town Pinata Tons of treats to pour out.
4:00pm- Alberton Strong Man Demonstration with Alex Wallace and Chris Harper. Come out and watch them pull a fire truck on Main Street as well as play tire hockey with a 1200 lbs tire and more.
5:00pm- 1000 Water Balloons to be busted. Town Youth vs Alberton Recreation Staff in a Water Balloon Dodgeball Tournament. Main Street Alberton.
6:00pm- Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader Main Stage Alberton, Jason Milligan First Contestant and will have 2 more to follow. Sponsored by CIBC.
7:00pm- Youth Webkinz Hunt Through Main-street, get your first clue from Jeff on Main Street. Sponsored by Pridhams V&S.
7:00pm-11:00pm- Street Dance Main Street
For more information on Alberton Days festivities, contact the Recreation Department at (902) 853-3383.