PES’ Spring Carnival success

Elementary school has biggest crowd in event’s 20-year history

Chantelle Strobiki takes a jump before her slide at the Parksville Elemeentary School Carnival


Friday evening saw the most successful Spring Carnival Parksville Elementary School has ever held in the event’s 20-plus year history.

Susie Cross, who does communications with the PES Parent Advisory Council, said it was the highest turnout yet, but no final numbers have been released.

Parents and children lined up to buy tickets for the games, treats and events, like the popular bouncy slide, Angry Birds sling shot game, the dunk tank, fishing for prizes, foam-roller fighting, pony rides, cotton candy, cake walk and more.

While most of the events were outside, inside also had it’s share of excitment, including bidding on over 200 silent auction items that were generously donated by local community businesses.

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