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    Parks and Rec announces Fall Family Festival

    (10/12/2006) The New Haven Department of Parks, Recreation and Trees invites the public to the Fall Family Festival, a recreational afternoon, full of excitement for the whole family on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    The event focuses on beautiful East Rock Park. “We encourage you to participate in our fall canoe trip at the Mill River, or to climb to the top of our portable climbing wall. We also invite you to enjoy a wide arrange of activities scheduled for this day,” said Director of Parks Robert Levine.

    Schedule of Events

    At College Woods:


    Canoe New Haven @ Orange St. Canoe Launch

    2 per person

    11AM -3PM

    Fall Nature Crafts

    Pumpkin Painting

    Trowbridge Center exhibits on:

    East Rock History

    Migrating Birds of Prey

    At East Rock Summit:


    Old fashioned Horse drawn Hay Rides

    Tractor drawn Hay Rides

    Climbing Wall

    12 Noon-2PM

    Live Dixieland Music by the Clam Diggers.

    All events are free and open to the public (except canoeing which is $2 per person).

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Transportation will be provided between the summit and College Woods.

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