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A skating rink in your backyard

A skating rink in your backyard

Gatineau, Quebec, December 18, 2006 – What does it take to build a skating rink in your backyard? Find out on Thursday, December 28 with Mark Magee, Manager of the Nepean Sportsplex and specialist on backyard rinks, during a coffee and conversation on “How to build a backyard skating rink” at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. The program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Lace Up: Canada’s Passion for Skating, which is presented until April 1, 2007.

Coffee and Conversation: Backyard Skating Rinks
Thursday, December 28, 2006
1:30 p.m. (French)
3 p.m. (English)
Cascades Salon
Free with Museum admission

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

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Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

2006-12-18 00:00:00.000

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