It was Tylyn’s turn to battle the bouncy castle’s obstacle course on Sunday at Family Fun Night at the The Ridge. The gym was filled with pyjama-wearing kiddos dancing with the Uncle Chris the Clown and eagerly waiting to jump around two bouncy castles. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)

Another successful Family Fun Night at The Ridge

Roughly 250 people filled The Ridge’s Family Fun Night for fun and games

Family Day weekend was filled with fun and games as various activities were offered throughout Barriere.

A pyjama party held at The Ridge on Sunday offered arts and crafts, movies, two bouncy castles and a concession for the little ones to enjoy. Midway through the evening, a visit from Uncle Chris the Clown had children and parents entertained and laughing as he performed magic tricks.

As they entered the doors, event-goers were provided tickets to vote for their favourite cakes, homemade and entered by local bakers.

Josie Crosman’s bubble gum cake won a gift card for receiving the most votes and Jayde Nickel was the lucky recipient of the popular dessert.

Tasha Buchanan, said this year’s event was, once again, a great success and about 250 people attended the festivities.

As the event is volunteer-driven, she added the event wouldn’t happen without them and would like to extend a warm thank you to all of those who helped to make “this event as awesome as it is:” Liz Gilbertson, Carrie Johnston, Councillor Amanda Sabyan, Wim and Antoon Houben, Jo Palmer, Deb Wilson, Caleb Cartwright, Adrian Lindal, Elizabeth Ekins, Fall Fair Ambassadors Jonathan Fennell and Haille Johnson, Jen Crosman, Riley Buchanan, Dori McRae, Judy Armstrong and Scarlett and Lilliana Wright.

Financial assistance for Family Fun Night came from the Government of British Columbia as well as the District of Barriere.

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Josie Crosman (left) left Barriere’s Family Fun Night a few bucks richer. Her bubblegum cake was one of five entries at Family Fun Night at The Ridge on Sunday night. A raffle was held for the five cakes. Jayde Nickel was the lucky recipient of Crosman’s popular dessert. (Submitted by Eric Edwards)

Uncle Chris the Clown made an appearance at The Ridge’s Family Fun Night on Sunday. The evening began with a bit of song and dance before event-goers gathered for a magic show. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)

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