Duck Race TODAY at Rackham’s Pond!

WRIG racing duck

Come join us this morning, Aug 31st, for the 2013 WRIG Celebrate our River Festival!!

Today’s event will be held at Rackham’s Community Pond, at the end of Rackham’s Lane off of the New Glasgow Road in Wheatley River. We’re going to get started around noon, with a rubber duck race going from the pond to the bridge, and there will be an eco scavenger hunt for the kids, bird watching and a nature trial to hike!

There will also be a WRIG membership BBQ with locally supplied hamburgers, corn and fresh PEI baked potatoes at the Wheatley River Community Hall (adjacent to the pond). WRIG membership deals will be available on site:$10 for an individual WRIG membership and a Duck Ticket, $20 for a Family WRIG membership and a family of three duck tickets, or 3 ducks for $12! Come out and join the fun, it’s sure to be a great family time, and the weather forecast is looking spectacular! See you there!


Celebrate Our River Festival 2013 – August 31st

Looking for a fun way to enjoy the end of the summer season and support your local watershed? The Wheatley River Improvement Group would like to invite everyone out to our 2013 Celebrate Our River Festival, taking place at Rackham’s Community Pond Saturday, August 31st. The River Duck Race gets underway at noon, bring your family out to enjoy the watershed displays, Nature Scavenger Hunt, music, and other kid friendly activities! There will be a WRIG Members BBQ just down the lane at the Wheatley River Community Hall, and new members are welcome to join on site! We will once again be having our River Duck Race with cash prizes for the winning duck ticket holders!

You can pick up your River Duck tickets now from Gallants Food Market in Rustico, the Oyster Bed Store, or contact Tamsyn at the WRIG office in the Cymbria Lions Club for more details!

WRIG racing duck

Hope to see you all there, it’s going to be a splashing good time!