The 7th Annual West River Water Fest will splash down at West River Memorial Park next Saturday, July 8th, taking place from 1 to 4 p.m. at West River Memorial Park at the corner of Ella T. Grasso Boulevard and Rt. 34.
Residents in communities surrounding the West River: The Hill, West River, Westville, Edgewood and across the city and beyond are invited to attend!
This year’s activities will focus on teaching about the nature around the watershed and the things they can do to help care for it. Free canoe and kayak rides, coloring page activities, bird watching, fishing activities, and more! Free hot dogs and packaged snacks will be served throughout the event.
· Free guided family canoe rides during the festival
· Incredible bird life viewed from both land and water, and explained by knowledgeable guides—herons, egrets, ospreys, cedar wax wings, woodpeckers and many other types of sea and land birds
· Activities for smaller children including arts and crafts, coloring books, water games, and more
· Games, science experiments, and educational activities about the watershed ecosystem and aquatic animals
We hope to see you there!
Volunteers are needed to help with festival set-up at 12pm on the date of event. If you areinterested in volunteering, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-562-0598x.229