The cities of Melbourne, Palm Bay, Satellite Beach, and the Brevard County Natural Resources Management Department invite you to join us for Indian River Lagoon Day, a fun-filled day focused on celebrating the importance of the Indian River Lagoon. The event will take place on Saturday, November 5, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Front Street Park, 2210 Front Street, Melbourne. Admission is free. Mayor Paul Alfrey will be the special guest MC for the event.
Environmental exhibitors will be present to showcase a variety of available volunteer opportunities in restoration activities, educational efforts, and citizen-science projects. Free kayaking will be provided by Go Kayaking Tours. Food trucks, music, arts and crafts vendors, a bounce house, and activities for children will also be available. Play bingo to have a chance to win one of the 16 prizes provided by our vendors in the gift raffle. You must be present to win.
A Hook Kids on Fishing clinic will take place from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Kids participating in the clinic will each receive a fishing rod and gear. Advanced registration is required. Sign up online at www.anglersforconservation.org.
For gardeners, rain barrel workshops will be held from 11 a.m. until noon. Participants will be able to construct and take home a free rain barrel. Only 20 are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will be conducted at the festival that morning.