Join the Fun:
Paddle the Bonnechere River:

Swift and flat water paddle options
2 June 2018!

Bring family and friends to join us in a mass paddle on the Bonnechere River.

Bring a canoe or kayak, paddle in a six-person canoe, or rent a canoe for a wending paddle through forests, farmland, lakes, swifts and wetlands.

Paddlers can chose:

A) to paddle flat water from the Rotary Park upstream to the wetlands. Ethan Anderman will share his knowledge of edible aquatic plants on this trip.

B) to paddle the swifts and shallows from Wilber Lake down, for reasonably confident paddlers. Both groups will meet up to return to the Rotary Park.

While on the water, everyone needs to wear a life-jacket.

Celebrate Our River Drum Circle
If you have a heartbeat, you have rhythm. So please come and join us in this fun interactive community drum circle (facilitated by Jean Brereton).
Help us drum a greeting to paddlers as they return to shore!
Drums and percussion instruments will be provided but if you have a drum, bring it along.

Register now: $10 in advance per person, $15 on the day - under 16 and unwaged free registration.

All Welcome!

So Much To Do! - Schedule of Events and Activities

June 2nd, 2018: Paddle the Bonnechere

9:00 - 9:30
Registration at the Eganville Arena, Jane Street, Eganville.
Registration $15 per paddler on the day - OR $10 in advance. Register now.
Under 16 and unwaged, free registration.
To rent a two person canoe, including gear, contact Don Adams 613-333-2240 in advance.

9:30
Due to limited space at Wilber Lake, we will transport paddlers and boats to Wilber Lake. We will paddle back to Rotary Park, Eganville.

10:00
Blessing the river at Wilber Lake and the Rotary Park, Eganville.

10:10
Launches at Rotary Park and Wilber Lake.

11:00
Fun Interactive Community Drum Circle meets at the Rotary Park.

12:00
Jean Brereton’s drum circle greets returning paddlers at Rotary Park.

11:30 - 14:30
Fresh, locally produced food from the Ottawa Valley Food Co-operative.

12:20 - 15:00
Music led by That Band, including an open mic - so bring your instrument.

Register today to join us!

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