Parc Downsview Park Inc.

Parc Downsview Park Inc.

January 13, 2007 09:41 ET

Media Advisory: Downsview Park Hosts 7th Annual Love Winter Festival

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 13, 2006) -



WHAT: Downsview Park invites you to Love Winter: Canada on Ice,
From the Arctic to the Hockey Rink. More than 100 ball
hockey teams from across Southern Ontario will participate
in the annual 3-on-3 Ball Hockey Tournament in support of Shoot
for a Cure-a charity that supports spinal cord injury research.
Winners will play the NHL Alumni team in a final showdown.
NHL stars will also be available for autograph signing.
Watch Hockey Day in Canada on big screen TV.

Marvel at the talent of many of Ontario's internationally
acclaimed artists in the Ice Sculpture Competition. Get lost in
our 30 square foot ice maze, and join in aboriginal heritage
events, including native drumming and dancing.

PHOTO OPS:

1. All-Star hockey game featuring NHL Alumni: Bill Derlago, Dave
Hutchinson, Mark Laforest, Gary Leeman, Marc Napier,
Ric Nattress, Keith Primeau, Bob Probert, Jim Thomson and Jack
Valiquette: 1:30 pm
2. Group shot of 700 ball hockey players from across Ontario:
1:00 pm
3. Thirty- foot Ice Maze Adventure filled with children and
parents: 11 am - 5 pm
4. Native drumming and dancing, drafts and storytelling by
MorningStar River: 12 Noon
5. Awards Presentation to the winners of the Ice Sculpture
competition: 3:00 pm
6. Cheque Presentation to Shoot for a Cure: 3:30 pm

WHEN: Saturday, January 13, 2007
9 am: Hockey Tournament begins
11 am: Love Winter Festival begins

WHERE: Downsview Park: 35 Carl Hall Road, Toronto, On.

Contact Information

  • Parc Downsview Park Inc.
    Garth Hardie
    (416) 952-2229
    Website: www.pdp.ca