A day down by the river

. June 26, 2013.
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On Sunday, July 14 the public is encouraged to attend the City of Ann Arbor's annual Huron River Day. For 32 years the community has celebrated the partnerships among government, private and non-profit organizations to raise awareness about the importance of preserving the Huron River and improving water quality. The family-friendly event includes a children's activity tent, live animal program, butterfly house, live music, river exhibits, classic small boat show, fly fishing demos and more.

Start the day early at 8:30am by signing up for the Ann Arbor Track Club's Gallup Gallop 1 Mile Run or 5k Run/Fitness Walk. Or canoe Gallup Park with a naturalist at 11am (preregistration with $5 fee required). There will also be $5 canoe & kayak rentals throughout the day and local food vendors on site. 12-4pm. Gallup Park, 3000 Fuller Rd. 734-662-9319. www.a2gov.org/hrd—JG

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