Otter Lake’s big bash at the R.A.

The parade saw bicycles, ATVs, floats and at least one lawnmower roll through town, as it headed to the R.A. grounds.
Canada Day festivities in Otter Lake started with a parade at noon and continued all the way through to fireworks on Sunday night at the Recreation Association grounds. Pictured, the 2nd Gatineau Scouts marched in the parade, going on to help out with different events in the afternoon.
The afternoon was full of fun and games, appealing to all ages. From left: Otter Lake Councillor Desiree Tremblay-Giroux, Mayor Kim Cartier-Villeneuve and Councillor Robin Zacharias compete in the inflatable horse races.
The pet parade, complete with prizes donated from M & R Feeds, saw only one participant, making Wyatt Racine champ for the third time. From left: Councillor Desiree Tremblay-Giroux, Wyatt’s owner Shelby Racine and Emma Ostrom.
Lea Charbonneau checks out one of the parade floats parked at the R.A., while Willow Berubé shows off the new Canada Day tattoos.
Pictured, Simon Charrette works on his drive while enjoying the mini putt course set up in the baseball diamond, amongst inflatable structure and lots of other activities.

Donald Teuma-Castelletti
OTTER LAKE July 1, 2018
A parade, giant inflatable structures, firemen challenges, and even a pet show – featuring the now three-time champion – were all included in one town’s patriotic festivities, before live music with a couple locals and fireworks topped off their fun.
All of this fun was organized by the Otter Lake Recreation Association, so that their grounds would be busy with guests through the afternoon and the community proud of what their local groups could do as everyone enjoyed the many activities ongoing for Canada Day.
The fun began with a parade through town, as the Otter Lake Fire Department led the procession from rue Lafleur up to the R.A. grounds by the lake. With a variety of vehicles intermingled, the onlookers saw floats and ATVs, plus a lawnmower, decorated for the parade, as well as many walkers and the Second Gatineau Scouts marching through.
As everyone made their way to the party on the lake, they were soon met by giant inflatable slides and horse races, plus a mini-putt course.

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