Walk around the City promises fun and games

A walk around the city July 17-18 will offer many, many special treats during Downtown Duncan Days.

Most are happening on both the Friday and the Saturday, so there’s plenty of chances to enjoy.

Along Station Street, look for a dance game, cupping massages and a photoshoot at Alley Cat from 10-1 Friday and 12-3 Saturday. Area 51 is hosting a skate park and BC Responsible Gambling has a Wheel of Misfortune. G.I.F.T.S. and Twisted Mug are offering coffee samples while Island Bagel has bao bun samples, tai chi, juggling and swording and Wishes is holding its 22nd Psychic Fair.

Along Kenneth Street, look for colouring and a WestJet raffle from Big Brothers Big Sisters, an Inspiration Station from Early Childhood Educators, and kids games and crafts hosted by the New Life Community Church (Saturday from 12-4 p.m.).

Also look for Juice FM broadcasting live from 3-7 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday and St. John’s Ambulance offering interactive AED and CPR activities and a first aid kit sail on both days.

Finally, up at the top of the town, Duncan RC Shop is hosting a radio-controlled track by donation.

Meanwhile, along Craig Street, there’s the Tour de Rock fundraiser Tear a Strip off a Cop, Mercia’s is offering product information and samples and across the street, the Red Balloon is hosting giant chess, a kids play area, face painting and even hockey.

On Jubilee, Sweet Art is offering kids’ aura painting and on Ingram Street outside the CVRD offices, there will be a scavenger hunt organized by Cowichan Valley Transit.