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West River

Time: July 8, 2017 from 1pm to 4pm
Location: Corner of Ella T. Grasso Boulevard and Rt. 34
Street: Ella T. Grasso Blvd
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: https://www.facebook.com/even…
Phone: 203-562-0598 x229
Event Type: festival
Organized By: West River Watershed Partnership
Latest Activity: Jul 7, 2017

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The 7th Annual West River Water Fest will splash down at West River Memorial Park next Saturday, July 8th, from 1-4PM at West River Memorial Park at the corner of Ella T. Grasso Boulevard and Rt. 34.

Rain date: July 9th.

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.

Activities include:

  • 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.

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