Tuesday, April 30, 2013

'Quinnipiac River Waterfront Weekend' in New Haven

NEW HAVEN - The Chatham Square Neighborhood Association, in collaboration with Fair Haven businesses and nonprofits, is "offering a weekend of fun for all ages," according to a release
The 3rd annual Fair Haven Family Stroll from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.May 4 will have activities for children at Quinnipiac Waterfront Park (Intersection of Front and Exchange Streets), the release said. There is a small fee for participation with a subsidy for families in need. All proceeds from this event will help fund two great early childhood programs in the neighborhood, Alexis Hill Montessori and Friends Center for Children.
Then, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, at Quinnipiac Marina, 307 Front St.,  celebrate the 4th annual Riverfest with a great lunch menu from The Boat House Café, beer tasting compliments of Thomas Hooker Brewery, music by Good Night Blue Moon and guided canoe rides by the Quinnipiac River Watershed Association, the release said.

Also from the release:.

The Chatham Square Neighborhood Association is an all-volunteer group of Fair Haven residents, businesses and nonprofits working to restore a sense of community and pride to our neighborhood.
Alexis Hill Montessori provides early childhood education based on the philosophy and methodology of Maria Montessori.
Friends Center for Children offers non-sectarian early childhood education with a value-based curriculum guided by its foundations in the Quaker principles of community, equality, peace, simplicity and truth.
Goodnight Blue Moon is an  indie-folk band from New Haven, CT.
Quinnipiac River Watershed Association works to restore the Quinnipiac River and its watershed for the health and enjoyment of the citizens and communities
Thomas Hooker Brewery hand crafted Ales and Lagers.
The Boat House Café at Quinnipiac Marina, a locally-owned waterfront café.
Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.

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