Down by the riverside

. June 20, 2012.

For 32 years, the annual Huron River Day has served to bring the City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County along with non-profits and citizens together to celebrate one of the area's greatest natural resources and educate about the importance of water quality. On Sunday, July 15 the community can enjoy storytelling, fly fishing demos, a children's activity tent, live music from Gemini, Juice & Mysty Lyn and the Big Beautiful and a classic small boat show. Get there early to check out “TRI the Huron”, an adventure games triathlon from 7-9am. Canoes and kayaks will be available to rent for $5. If you ride your bike to the event, boat rentals are free!

There will also be information displays from several local organizations and local food vendors. 12-4pm. Free. Gallup Park, 3000 Fuller Rd. 734-794-6240. www.a2gov.org

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