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!
Advance registration required: Register now!
Summer Solstice Celebration
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!