Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice 2018
Sunday, June 17

Join us for an afternoon of activity at The Old Manse!
 

Solstice Cardboard Boat Race Challenge
Sunday, June 17, 2018, 3-6pm

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street, Concord, MA
Sponsored by the SuAsCo River Stewardship Council, The Umbrella Community Arts Center, and OARS

Celebrate Riverfest and test your STEAM skills! Can you make a boat out of cardboard and paddle it 25 yards?  Before it sinks?  Can you design your boat not only for maximum flotation and speed but also to blend in with the river habitat?  In an hour and a half?
Race Winner Categories: First to Cross the Finish Line in Boat, Most Creative Concord River Habitat Design, and Most Spectacular Sinking

 Bring your team, imaginations, and intrepid spirit, and we’ll provide the materials!

 Cardboard Boat Challenge Rules

Advance registration required: Register now!

Questions? Contact Nancy Lippe at nancy@theumbrellaarts.org or call 978.371.0820 x 213
 


Summer Solstice Celebration
6:00-8:30pm

Bring a blanket and picnic and enjoy a concert with Sawyer Lawson and his band in The Old Manse Orchard. Roast some marshmallows for s’more before heading over to The Old North Bridge to join Voices for the Earth in song.  Alternatively, grab a boat from South Bridge Boathouse or launch from the Lowell Road Bridge and paddle on over to picnic and sing!

Dates: 
06/17/2018 - 3:00pm
Event categories: 
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