Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Hundreds of ducks raced down the brook on Memorial Day giving spectators the chance to win big!
The 14th Annual Duck Race brought crowds of people to Memorial Park on Memorial Day despite the scorching heat. Six hundred rubber ducks per race floated down towards the finish line as children and adults cheered them on. With six races, there were many chances to win some great prizes. Kindles, digital cameras and gift certificates were among the many prizes up for grabs. The South Orange/Maplewood Kiwanis Club runs the annual event, with all proceeds going towards local children's charities.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The 14th Annual Rubber Duck Race is fast approaching, and you can get in on the action.
One of the highlights of the local social calendar, the South Orange & Maplewood Kiwanis 14th Annual Rubber Duck Race will be held on Memorial Day in Maplewood's Memorial Park. The action-packed event immediately follows the parade and the ceremony at Maplewood Town Hall. It will be an afternoon of fun and camaraderie, as hundreds of people line the river cheering on their ducks toward victory. There are six heats in which 600 rubber duck racers will "compete." In each, the first 12 ducks to float across the finish line win prizes (each duck has a number written on it in indelible marker). Participants can sponsor rubber ducks for a donation of $5 each at Maplewood Stationers in the days leading up to the race, as well as at the starting …
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Some actual ducks tried to get in on the action, as the Kiwanis sold sponsorships to the Memorial Day Rubber Ducky Race outside Maplewood Stationers.
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- Mary Mann
Saturday, April 28, 2012
It was ducks meet rubber ducks today in Maplewood Village, as a pair of actual ducks wandered by the Kiwanis' table outside of Maplewood Stationers where volunteers were selling sponsorships of rubber ducks for this year's annual Rubber Duck Race. The South Orange & Maplewood Kiwanis 14th Annual Rubber Duck Race will be held on Memorial Day, in Maplewood's Memorial Park following the Memorial Day parade and festivities at Maplewood Town Hall. The rubber duck racers can be sponsored for a donation of five dollars at Maplewood Stationers, Marine Agency and the South Mountain YMCA in the days leading up to the day of the race, as well as at the starting line on the Oakview Avenue bridge on Memorial Day. Proceeds from the event go towards …