Waterfest a fun outdoor event

Cannon Township will be hosting their annual Waterfest event at Townsend Park on Saturday, April 28. A pancake breakfast will be hosted by the Cannonsburg Village Christmas Light Committee at 8:00 a.m. The Cannon Township Historical Society will be selling baked goods. The feature event this year is a Michigan amphibian and reptile exhibit by […]

Clowning around at Townsend Park

Rockford High School 2011 graduates Kailey Geldhof and Katie Chapin had fun hamming it up at an open house party on June 26 at Townsend Park. They are pictured with the screens used to cover food at the party.  Photo by Jeff Empie of Rockford

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

The rubber ducky race is always a popular activity at Waterfest.

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. Now in its seventeenth year, the Bear Creek Waterfest is a […]

Great day for annual environmental event

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, children and adults enjoyed a pancake breakfast, bake sale, live music and the many interactive booths and activity stations.       […]

Waterfest packed with family fun

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.

Sixteenth annual event educates with free hands-on activities 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 magic, rain sticks, a fish pond, fill up with a pancake breakfast and don’t forget the rubber ducky […]