Colbie Burgess, 5, left, and Ava Parr put wind in their sails during a sailboat race at PirateFest at Country Club Centre on Friday. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Piracy encouraged at Nanaimo’s PirateFest

Free family event was held Friday at Country Club Centre

Nanaimo’s next generation of pirates got some training on how to swashbuckle at PirateFest today.

The free family event, held at Country Club Centre, consisted of crafts and other activities for children including a pirate ship race.

PirateFest was part of this month’s Festival of Nanaimo programming.

 

CHRIS BUSH photo

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