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Riverfest 2013

Time: May 5, 2013 from 11am to 3pm
Location: Quinnipiac River Marina
Street: Front Street
City/Town: New Haven
Phone: 203-785-8854
Event Type: outdoor, festival
Organized By: Christel Manning
Latest Activity: May 5, 2013

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Join us for the 4th annual riverfest at scenic Quinnipiac River Marina. Yummy food from Boat House Cafe. Live music by Good Night Blue Moon band(http://goodnightbluemoon.com/) band. Canoe rides with Quinnipiac River Watershed Association.  And a beer tasting by Thomas Hooker Brewery from Hartford, CT.  This will be the best riverfest ever!

Watch us on WTNH Channel 8 Connecticut Styles show the week April 29. Come back soon, we will post a link to the show.

Rain date: Sunday, May 19.

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Comment by Justin Elicker on April 29, 2013 at 10:22pm

I will be there.  I'm looking forward to it.

Comment by Kathleen A. Horsky on April 29, 2013 at 7:36am

I've heard great things about the Riverfest and I'm excited to be attending this year's celebration!

02v8aapfst2nr Comment by 02v8aapfst2nr on April 25, 2013 at 11:04am
Let us know when the flyers are printed - I'll stop by and start posting in 9th Square / downtown area.
Comment by Justin Elicker on April 9, 2013 at 10:06pm

Looking forward to it. Let me know if there is anything I can do to help with the organizing.

Comment by Anna Neumon on March 18, 2013 at 6:41pm

Had a great time last year and I plan on attending this year as a volunteer with the QRWA members and once again help with the canoe rides.

Comment by Virginia Chirsky on March 18, 2013 at 4:35pm

Hi there again - I have to share an email with you that I received from one of our QRWA board members and volunteers, David James. David has been advocating for the Q River since he was a boy and heads up our river clean up efforts every year. This is what he had to say about his experience at the riverfest last year

As an outsider, and volunteer participant in the 2012 Riverfest I can only report excitement at the direction of this initiative. In a time when individuals and families seem to be drawing inward in fear of constant social unrest, here is a group of neighbors actively engaged in community building, both physical and social. The results are evident. This is real community revitalization, as opposed to expensive, top down,  politically mandated reform.This can do nothing but improve the New Haven area.
 
David James
QRWA volunteer
2012 Riverfest volunteer.

Comment by Virginia Chirsky on March 18, 2013 at 4:30pm

Hello Dear Friend at Chatham Square,

The folks from the Quinnipiac River Watershed Association (QRWA) will be there along with our canoes and to support you and all you do for your community and the Q River! Also getting the word out to our members to join us at the Q River Marina for wonderful opportunity to see a different part of the river.

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