SplashFest celebrates end of summer

Children of all ages cooled off during a warm, summer day at SplashFest held Aug. 25 in High Prairie. Lesser Slave Watershed Council hosted the event at Jaycee Park to celebrate the end of summer, its community and the watershed. Other organizations included the Town of High Prairie, Big Lakes County Fire Services, the Children’s Resource Council, Lesser Slave Forest Education Society and local Alberta Sheriffs.

Beach balls were fun for children of all ages at SplashFest! Left-right, Celine Mensah, 2, Vincent Mensah, 6, and Adelnynn Mensah, 4, all of High Prairie.
On target! Leighlyn Ning, 8, of High Prairie, sits and soaks in a kiddie pool as he fires away at SplashFest in High Prairie.
Jaymeson, Chalifoux, 3, of High Prairie, right, has fun with a hula hoop at SplashFest in High Prairie. Others in the photo are sister Julianna Chalifoux, 1, and mother Tia Cooper.
SplashFest in High Prairie was for the birds in one sense as children look at a common loon shown by the Lesser Slave Forest Education Society Left-right, are Lily Ning, 4, Will Ning, 6, Leighlyn Ning, 8, all of High Prairie, and society educator Braidi Locke.
Gone fishing! Three young children each catch the big one in the fish pond presented by the Lesser Slave Forest Education Society. Left-right, are Quinn Cayne, 2, Max Cayne, 12, and Kia Cayne, 6, of High Prairie.
Darian New and his 18-month-old son Asher, squirt water at SplashFest in High Praire Aug. 24 at Jaycee Park
Elijah New, 3, squirts some water as his mother, Jessica New, watches.

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