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Beachfest sandcastles taking shape

CASTLES TAKING SHAPE: Faces started coming out of the sand Saturday as sand sculptor Helena Bangert from Amsterdam pressed on, halfway to taking first place in the solo category. The competition part of the Canadian Open Sand Sculpting and Exhibition ended Sunday, but the 22 sculptures will stand in Parksville’s Community Park until August 17, open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Read The NEWS Thursday for all the results. - Lissa Alexander photo
CASTLES TAKING SHAPE: Faces started coming out of the sand Saturday as sand sculptor Helena Bangert from Amsterdam pressed on, halfway to taking first place in the solo category. The competition part of the Canadian Open Sand Sculpting and Exhibition ended Sunday, but the 22 sculptures will stand in Parksville’s Community Park until August 17, open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Read The NEWS Thursday for all the results.
— image credit: Lissa Alexander photo

Faces started coming out of the sand Saturday as sand sculptor Helena Bangert from Amsterdam pressed on, halfway to taking first place in the solo category. The competition part of the Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition ended Sunday, but the 22 sculptures will stand in Parksville’s Community Park until August 17, open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Read The NEWS Thursday for all the results.

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