HANCOCK — The general public is invited to a sledding celebration scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 15, from 1-3 p.m. on the Quincy Inexperienced, subsequent to Finlandia College’s Finnish-American Heritage Center.
Hancock Downtown Enchancment Coordinator Deb Mann said It is an open event deliberate to get people To return out and Revenue from the winter.
Although the flyer saying the event says: “Heikinpaiva ‘2.0’” Mann said the celebration Isn’t An factor of Finlandia’s annual Heikinpaiva celebration.
“I added The two.0, as a Outcome of it’s actually not Heikinpaiva,” she said, “however is to rejoice Finlandia’s One hundred and twenty fifth yr as A university or university.”
For that set off, she said, Finlandia College’s Advertising pscorchingographer Shall be On the sledding celebration to take some pictures of the event. Hopefully, she added, It Goes to be An excellent Method to get some good pictures and good smiles.
“Beset off Heikinpaiva was cancelled this yr,” Mann said, “we decided to do some group events that convey The youngsters outdoors To Make the most of the winter right here Inside the U.P.”
Tright here Shall be scorching chocolate and cookies, she said, simply general promoting Copper Nation winter.
Additionally, tright here Shall be a contest For youngsters who beautify their sleds for the event, with Definitely one of the biggest adorned one receiving a prize.
“The decorations and supplies for adorning Shall be As a lot Since the youngsters,” said Mann. “It Ought to be nice, simply As prolonged as the decorations don’t intrude with their flight plans. We’ll Try and make a doc for In all probability the Most people sledding down Quincy Inexperienced at one time and get it on digital camera.”
Guarantee To embellish appropriately for the climate, Mann suggests, and helmets are useful.
Saturday’s forecast is partly cloudy skies and a extreme of 18 levels.
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