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Stanley Park celebrates 125th anniversary this weekend

08/24/2013 02:32 EDT | Updated 10/24/2013 05:12 EDT
Stanley Park is celebrating its 125th anniversary this weekend with a two-day, family-friendly event.

More than 200 activities and performances are scheduled to take place between noon to 10:00 p.m. PT Saturday and Sunday.

At noon both days, a Coast Salish traditional welcome at the Lumbermen's Arch will feature representatives from the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.

Free afternoon performances and activities feature children’s entertainers, Canadian bands, walking tours, dance performances, face painters, sports demos and games, vintage car display, and more.

Visitors can cheer on Coast Salish canoe racers as they launch off Deadman's Island between 9 a.m. and noon Sunday.

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