Event Alert: The International REEL Paddling Film Festival Coming to Parry Sound

Wednesday, 02 February 2011

White Squall Paddling Centre and the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve are pleased to present:

The International REEL Paddling Film Festival Coming to Parry Sound is coming to the Charles W. Stockey Centre. Parry Sound April 2, 2011.

The Film Festival showcases the world's best paddling films to audiences in Canada, United States and around the world. The festival inspires more people to explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push physical and emotional extremes, embrace and appreciate the heritage of the wild places we paddle.

Come early for happy hour and see new kayak, canoe and camping displays as well as a spectacular Outdoor Gear Charity Auction starting at 5:30. Proceeds will be donated to Global Medic*, one of Canada's most dynamic and effective non-profit aid organizations. High school students are especially encouraged to attend with a special student rate of $5!

Date: April 2
Time: 7–10 pm (Happy Hour, Boat Displays, Charity Auction from 5:30 - intermission)
Tickets: $15./adult & $5./student 18 & under. Call Stockey Centre Box Office 1-877-746-4466

For more information please call White Squall @ (705) 746-4936 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*GlobalMedic provides emergency relief to those affected by natural disasters and complex emergencies. They empower the emergency response capacity of organizations and communities in the developing world by providing technological equipment and training. They were some of the first on the ground after the earthquake in Haiti. GlobalMedic strives to deliver maximum amount of aid with minimum operating cost. Rahul Singh, director of Global Medic, has been named Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world for 2010! See globalmedic.ca.

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David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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