April 1990/91

In the years 1990/1991 in the months of April, events like various musicals as well as bands took place. Furthermore, Don Wrigley was rewarded for his leadership in helping save a rare wooden carousel.


In April, 1990 the musical “Dracula” was presented. The choreography for this musical in the James Cowan Theatre was developed by Kelly Dadonna.

The six PNE wooden horses

For the leadership in helping save a rare wooden carousel for future generations in March 1990, in April 1991, Don Wrigley received the Kushiro Cup. The Kushiro Cup is a token of goodwill from Burnaby`s sister city Kushiro, Japan.
“The carousel project has touched a deep emotional nerve, a harkening back to simpler days”, so were the words of Dorothy Wrigley.

The Metro Seniors Band

In April, 1991 the “Metro Seniors Band” was a Burnaby-based band which called their particular brand of music the “older familiar type”. More than 550 numbers filled their play-chart – something for everyone.
The “Metro Seniors` Band”, probably the most experienced group in the Lower Mainland with a combined 500 years of experiences.