Bear Creek Waterfest

May weather smiles on Bear Creek Waterfest

May 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

Despite dire weather predictions, the 18th annual Bear Creek Waterfest was held under absolutely perfect spring conditions. Breakfast, free giveaways, live music by the Hawks and Owls band, and plenty of critters in the creek were on hand for those who stopped by. Free native white pine trees were offered by the Kent County Parks Foundation booth volunteers Pam and [...]

Roll up your pant legs for Bear Creek Waterfest Saturday, April 24

April 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

The annual Bear Creek Waterfest  will be Saturday, April 24, from 8 a.m. until noon at Townsend Park, corner of Cannonsburg Road and Ramsdell Drive in Cannon Township. The public is invited to take part in a morning of food, educational fun and activities. The rubber ducky race is always a popular activity at Waterfest. Now in its seventeenth year, the Bear Creek [...]

Great day for annual environmental event

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

DROP YOUR DUCKIES!—(Above) Kids enjoy the ever-popular ducky races held each year at Waterfest. Numbered ducks “race” down Bear Creek and the winner earns a prize for their kid. It was sunny and wonderfully warm for all but the last hour of the sixteenth annual Bear Creek Waterfest on Saturday, April 24. Before the sky opened up for a beauty of a spring storm, [...]

Waterfest packed with family fun

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sixteenth annual event educates with free hands-on activities UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL—Boys at last year’s Bear Creek Waterfest enjoy looking at creatures of the creek up close at the microscope magic station. Roll up your sleeves, grab a net and find out what amazing creatures can be found in most any creek or stream, and why they are important. Explore microscope [...]