East Brady Riverfest This Weekend


East Brady Area Riverfest is finally here. This is the weekend we’ve all been waiting for. There are some new things. (see schedule on right for complete times and dates). On Saturday there will be a 5k run / 1 mile walk, starting at the boat launch and running along the Allegheny River. It is $25 per runner and $15 per walker. Starting time for the run is 8:00 AM and the walk is 8:10 am. For more information call Scott at 724-664-3465 or Silvero at 724-283-5775. 
Carnegie Science Center will be at Riverfest on Saturday presenting 2 different sessions of make and take for kids. The first session is from 1-2 for kids of all ages to make bubblearium that will be bursting with big, beautiful bubbles. The second session will be from 2-3; to observe the effects of ultraviolet light from the sun. Special UV detecting beads react to the ultraviolet light by changing colors. Kids will create rings using beads and chenille sticks.
A Corn Hole Tournament on Saturday at the field. Registration is at 4 pm and starting at 5. It is $20 per team, there needs to be a minimum of 10 teams. Prizes of $125, $75, and $50 will be awarded to the winners.
Sunday, the East Brady Ministerium presents Sunday entertainment starting with an Interfaith Community Church Service and Hymn Sing at 10:30 am The East Brady Youth Ministry music (David Pesci and his friends) start at 12:15 pm. The Caldwell’s will perform at 1:30 pm.
This year’s bands are Friday night: Hot Foot Harry; Saturday, American Pie and the Wrangler Band.
Events also include: The parade, fireworks, Duck Race, East Brady Got Talent Show, A.B.A.T.E. Clarion County Chapter bike show and dice run for motorcycles, Poker Run on the river for boats, Bingo at the fire hall, Pageant Review, Dan-O-Mite 3-point basketball shoot for Muscular Dystrophy, and an auction.

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