Anybody 106 years old invited to celebrate with Samson in Duncan for free

Mark your calendar for Samson’s 106th Birthday Party at the BC Forest Discovery Centre

Samson the steam train is turning 106 at the BC Forest Discovery Centre.

Mark your calendar for Samson’s 106th Birthday Party at the BC Forest Discovery Centre on Sept. 3, 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m..

Purchase your admission Saturday and you can attend all three days. There’s birthday cake cutting and birthday songs at 1 p.m. each day. Kids can also enjoy crafts, cotton candy, a big birthday card to sign, and there will be the almost famous barbecue as well.

The steam train operates from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every half hour.

Admission rates are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors/youth and $6 for children.

And if, like Samson, you’re 106 years or older, or if you’re a little one two years old and under, you get in for free.