Soapbox derby racers hitting Stave Lake Street Saturday

A soapbox derby volunteer meeting happens June 14 at Riverside College

The Mission Soapbox Derby happens June 16 and is expected to bring out 60 soapbox racing hopefuls, with fun activities complementing the races such as a martial arts demonstration, and pudding and hot dog eating competitions.

Registration forms are available at VanCity Mission, located at 150-32555 London Ave. and the cost is $25.

Racers (ages 8-14) are still needed, and if you want to register you must be on site by 7:30 a.m.

If you want to volunteer during the race, there’s a meeting June 14, 7 p.m., at Riverside College, 33919 Dewdney Trunk Rd. Contact Keith at 604-820-2048 or at volunteering@missionsoapbox.com.

For more information visit www.missionsoapbox.com.

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