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Playground films -- special events

Item is a documentary film documenting various recreational activities and special events taking place in park playgrounds in Vancouver. The film contains footage of special events such as the 1967 Sandbox Project, the Annual Kids Fishing Derby, and the Soap-box Derby. The recreational activities documented include baseball, children?s fishing, Ukrainian dancing, outdoor ballet dancing, boxing, bicycle riding, basketball, volleyball, outdoor gymnastics, children?s games, and musical performances. The film also documents a children?s parade involving children carrying signs with various Vancouver park names, a children?s puppet show, a parade with children marching their bicycles and a marching bag-piping band as well as a children?s trophy ceremony. In addition, the film contains footage of children driving mini cars at the Playground Traffic School as well as footage of Camp Capilano and children participating in recreational activities such as hiking, eating lunch and tug of war.

[Parade for the Miss Kerrisdale pageant]

Photograph shows the 2100 Block of West 41st Avenue looking west including the Kerrisdale Kiwanis Boys Band and shops and services including the Kerrisdale Theatre (advertising "Seven Hills of Rome" and "Underwater Warrior") and signs for Beneficial Finance Company, Finn's Clothing, Quinn's Drugstore, The Cookie Jar, Jolly Roger Grill, a masonic temple and other businesses

[Parade for the Miss Kerrisdale pageant]

Photograph shows the 2100 Block of West 41st Avenue looking west including the Marpole Majorettes, the Kerrisdale Kiwanis Boys Band (in the background) and shops and services including the Kerrisdale Theatre (advertising "Seven Hills of Rome" and "Underwater Warrior") and signs for Finn's Clothing, Quinn's Drugstore, The Cookie Jar, Jolly Roger Grill, a masonic temple and other businesses

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