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Maple Leaf Singers peform in Maple Ridge

The Maple Leaf Singers are B.C.’s oldest show choir. - Contributed
The Maple Leaf Singers are B.C.’s oldest show choir.
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The Maple Ridge Christmas Festival Society is proud to present The Maple Leaf Singers in concert at The Ridge Meadows Seniors Society on Saturday.

Led by music director Wilson Fowlie, The Maple Leaf Singers are one of British Columbia’s oldest show choirs. They have an eclectic repertoire, which includes a song about the Legendary Royal Hudson Steam train, composed by Maple Ridge resident David Baker. For this concert the Maple Leaf Singers will be joined by  Jessie Kazemir, an incredibly talented young fiddler who is a graduate of the internationally renowned North Shore Celtic Ensemble. The combination of experienced vocal harmony and youthful instrumental enthusiasm, promises an evening of fun-filled highly enjoyable entertainment

The proceeds from the concert will go to The Maple Ridge Christmas Festival Society, a non-profit group which puts on the annual Christmas In the Park and the Santa Claus Parade.

Fundraisers are critical to the societies‘ main objective of keeping Christmas in the park and the Santa Claus Parade one of the only Christmas events in Western Canada that is free to the general public.

The Ridge Meadows Seniors Society is located at 12150 224th Street, Maple Ridge. Tickets for the concert are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors (cash only). Tickets are available beforehand from the Tumblestone Emporium located in The Valley Fair Mall or on the day of the event at the door. Info: 604-467-2420.

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