Port of Camas-Washougal Adds Family Fun Days to Riverside Concerts – News Release

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Port of Camas-Washougal Adds Family Fun Days To Riverside Concerts

The Port of Camas-Washougal today announced a list of family friendly activities during the afternoon at both the July and August Riverside Summer concerts.

The ‘Family Fun Days’ activities’ will offer activities designed to attract families to come spend the afternoon before the afternoon in Marina Park before the evening concerts, to have fun and enjoy outdoor activities designed to thrill and educate.

Family Fun Activities and Concerts

July 4, 2013
2:30 Children’s Bike Parade (ages 3-11). Patriotic Theme. Award for most patriotic.
3:30 Jetovator – Flying waterbike demonstration in the Columbia River 4:30 Solowheel – One-wheeled personal transporter demonstration in Marina Park
6-7:30 Shwing Daddies
8:30-10 Big Night Out
10 p.m. Fireworks over the Columbia River, sponsored by the City of Washougal

August 17, 2013
2:30 Children’s Sack Races (ages 5-13)
3:00 Coast Guard Helicopter and rescue swimmer
3:00 Clark County Marine Patrol Boating Safety
3:30 Jetovator – Flying waterbike demonstration in the Columbia River 4:30 Solowheel – One-wheeled personal transporter demonstration in Marina Park
6-7:30 Chris Loid Band
8:30-10 Johhny Limbo and the Lugnuts (more)

Food available for purchase will include hamburgers and hot dogs, pizza, gyros, popcorn, shave ice and cotton candy.

“We’ve added activities such as a children’s parade and sack race and some unique, exciting demonstrations that should thrill the audience,” said David Ripp, port executive director. “We encourage families to come enjoy a picnic and stay for the afternoon activities and evening concerts. Thanks to our sponsors, guests can enjoy it all for free.”

Current sponsors include: Lacamas Credit Union, Waste Connections, Scripted Motion, Squeeze and Grind, Goodstein Law Group, BergerAbam, Les Schwab, Camas Lions and MacKay & Sposito.

Event sponsorships are still available with a few limited spaces also open for food vendors. For more information, contact Jack Hardy, port communications manager at (360) 335-4683 or via email at jack@portcw.com. Spaces will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contacts:

Jack Hardy, APR
Communications Manager
(360) 335-4683
jack@portcw.com

David Ripp
Executive Director
(360) 835-5560
david@portcw.com

 

About the Port of Camas-Washougal
The port brings jobs and recreational opportunities through a 400-acre industrial park, a 79-hangar general aviation airport and 350-slip pleasure boat marina. Grove Field is a small, general aviation airport with a state-of-the-art fueling station and 14 tie-downs in addition to the 79 hangars. The marina is the largest publicly owned marina on the Washington side of the Columbia River and has a floating restaurant, launch ramp, nearby hotel, fueling station, guest docks and is homeport to the Dolphin Yacht Club. Newly acquired and in the planning stages, are 13.25 acres of Waterfront Property connecting a 14-acre parcel of port-owned land to the east of the marina. The industrial park boasts a 99+ percent occupancy rate of more than 40 businesses with an annual payroll of $8.9 million and is adjacent to Steigerwald Commerce Center, 120+ acres of property currently under development. The port also manages Captain William Clark Park at Cottonwood Beach, the adjacent protective levee and Parkersville National Historic site. More information is found at www.portcw.com.

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