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Celebrate Our River – Paddle the Bonnechere

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT

 

Swift and flat water paddle options. June 2, 2018!

Bring family and friends to join us in a mass paddle on the Bonnechere River.

Bring a canoe or kayak, paddle in a six-person canoe, or rent a canoe for a wending paddle through forests, farmland, lakes, swifts and wetlands.

While on the water, everyone needs to wear a life-jacket.

Celebrate Our River Drum Circle
If you have a heartbeat, you have rhythm. So please come and join us in this fun interactive community drum circle (facilitated by Jean Brereton).
Help us drum a greeting to paddlers as they return to shore!
Drums and percussion instruments will be provided but if you have a drum, bring it along.

Register now: $10 in advance per person, $15 on the day – under 16 and unwaged free registration. All are welcome!

Schedule of Events and Activities

9:00 – 9:30
Registration at the Eganville Arena, Jane Street, Eganville.
Registration $15 per paddler on the day – OR $10 in advance. Register now.
Under 16 and unwaged, free registration.
To rent a two person canoe, including gear, contact Don Adams 613-333-2240 in advance.

9:30
Due to limited space at Wilber Lake, we will transport paddlers and boats to Wilber Lake. We will paddle back to Rotary Park, Eganville.

10:00
Blessing the river at Wilber Lake and the Rotary Park, Eganville.

10:10
Launches at Rotary Park and Wilber Lake.

11:00
Fun Interactive Community Drum Circle meets at the Rotary Park.

12:00
Jean Brereton’s drum circle greets returning paddlers at Rotary Park.

11:30 – 14:30
Fresh, locally produced food from the Ottawa Valley Food Co-operative.

12:20 – 15:00
Music led by That Band, including an open mic – so bring your instrument.

Register today to join us!

Register Online

Details

Date:
June 2
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Website:
www.celebrateourriver.ca

Venue

Eganville Community Arena
178 Jane Street
Eganville, Ontario K0J1T0 Canada
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Phone:
613-628-2613
Website:
http://www.bonnecherevalleytwp.com/events/