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Niverville Pavilion Hosts Music in the Gardens

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Music in the Gardens in Niverville. c/o Shirley Hoult

Music in the Gardens was held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, August 21, at the pavilion outside of the Heritage Life Centre.

Despite the hot weather, the free event attracted more than 100 people, including friends and families of the Heritage Life Centre residents. Many set up lawn chairs in the garden to enjoy the concert while others took shade in the gazebo or viewed the concert from their balconies.

Music was provided by the Flatland Ceili Band, a traditional Irish folk band that plays a lively selection of jigs, reels, polkas, and sea shanties. The pavilion shelter—which is shaped like a grain elevator—served as the shelter for the band and was an excellent backdrop for the musical event.

“It was a lovely time with everyone here,” says Shirley Hoult, representative for the local chapter of Communities in Bloom. “It was the first event of its kind that we’ve held here at the pavilion, so we weren’t sure what the acoustics would be like for the band. But it turned out quite well. Everyone enjoyed it.”

The event was sponsored by Heritage Lane Builders and Niverville Communities in Bloom, who also provided free lemonade, coffee, and Timbits.

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