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Celebrate the Environment at Indian River Lagoon Day, Nov. 12

Post Date:10/28/2016 10:12 AM

Indian River Lagoon Day 2015 Environmental Community Outreach Education Exhibit


The 6th Annual Indian River Lagoon Day — an educational and fun-filled day focused on celebrating the Indian River Lagoon – will be held on Saturday, November 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Front Street Park, 2210 Front St., in Melbourne.

Free Family Fun

Indian River Lagoon Day features free admission and free kayaking, food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, kids’ games, a bounce house and music. Drawings for door prizes will be held each hour.

Learn About the Lagoon & How You Can Help

Throughout the day, environmental exhibitors will be on hand to showcase the variety of volunteer opportunities they have available as well as their ongoing restoration activities, educational efforts and citizen-science projects.

“Hook Kids on Fishing” Clinic, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Kids participating in the clinic will each receive a free fishing rod and gear. (Advanced registration is required. Contact Lydia Jackson at or 321-633-2016.)

Rain Barrel Workshop, 11 a.m. - noon

Participants will be able to construct and take home a free rain barrel. (Advanced registration is required. Contact Lydia Jackson at or 321-633-2016.)

For More Information

This free event is sponsored by the City of Melbourne, the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program, the City of Palm Bay, Brevard County Natural Resources Management, and Anglers for Conservation. For more information about Indian River Lagoon Day, call 321-608-5080.

Indian River Lagoon Day 2015 Hook Kids on Fishing

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