Waterfest to be held April 27th, “Save the Frogs Day”

Waterfest-bridgeCannon Township will be hosting their annual Waterfest event at Townsend Park on Saturday, April 27, 2013, 8:00 a.m. until noon. A pancake breakfast will be served by the Cannonsburg Village Christmas Light Committee beginning at 8:00 a.m. The Historical Society will be selling baked goods. Cannonsburg Village Christmas Nature Discovery will take place from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The traditional duck race will thrill kids of all ages. Steve Rybczynski and Beckett Vigh will help identify the “creeky critters” throughout the day. There will be a nature video, face paining, worm viewing, root view, frog houses, a fishing game and much more.

April 27th is Save the Frogs Day! The feature event this year is a Michigan amphibian and reptile Waterfest-Snakeexhibit by Nature Discovery. See what animals live in a wetland! Nature/science-inspired activities will be presented for children along with the annual duck race in Bear Creek. There will be live music by Hawks & Owls. All activities are free!

 

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