Toronto, Ontario – June 28, 2017 – Humber will host the Etobicoke Lakeshore community on June 28, 2017 for “Kick-Off to Canada Day,” a night of free live entertainment for the whole family. The event will feature an outdoor concert by alumni band Ginger Ale & the Monowhales, as well as a variety of family-friendly activities.

Humber’s Lakeshore Campus will offer entertainment for all ages including:

  • Camp survival skills games
  • Bouncy castle
  • Face painting
  • Balloon animals
  • Arts & crafts
  • Hula Hoop fun zone
  • And more
  • Outdoor concert
  • Fire show
  • Stilt walkers
  • Food trucks featuring Canadian classics
  • Rock climbing
  • Free maple taffy
  • Canada 150 swag giveaways

Kick-Off to Canada will take place on Wednesday, June 28 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the newly renovated Lakeshore Commons Field at 19 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive.

“This event will mark the grand opening of the Lakeshore Commons Field, which has been newly renovated with financial support from Canada’s 150 Community Infrastructure Program. The renovated field will be a great resource for the community – it includes a stage, increased accessibility, additional seating, lighting, Wi-Fi access and outdoor teaching areas,” said Wanda Buote, Principal, Humber Lakeshore. "Humber is excited to be celebrating Humber‘s 50th Anniversary as well as the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation and what better way than with the local community.”

If you would like to learn more about Kick-Off to Canada Day, please visit humberkickoffcanadaday.com, follow @humberkickoffcanadaday on Facebook or @humberlakeshore on Instagram and Twitter.

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About Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Established in 1967, Humber is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions. Committed to student success through excellence in teaching and learning, Humber serves 31,000 full-time students and 23,000 part time and continuing education students. With an internationally recognized reputation for quality learning, Humber offers a wide-range of career-focused opportunities for students to personalize their educational path, including 160 full-time programs across more than 40 fields of study, 200 part-time and 800 online programs or courses. More than four out of five of Humber graduates are employed within six months of completing their studies. Visit humber.ca

For more information:
Nadia Araujo
Communications Co-ordinator           
416.675.6622 ext. 5479
nadia.araujo@humber.ca