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20th Annual Water Fest set for Sunday June 4 – Concert on the Beach added to festivities

(Clayton, NJ)-The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced that the 20th Annual Gloucester County Water Fest is this Sunday June 4, at Scotland Run Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "Water Fest is the official Parks and Recreation's summer program kick-off event and is the perfect opportunity for families and friends to enjoy a fun day outdoors." 

Freeholder Frank J. DiMarco, Liaison to the Department of Parks and Recreation said, “We live in a beautiful region and Water Fest offers a lot of tips on what we can do to keep the environment clean and heathy for future generations.” 

This year’s festivities include three amazing live animal shows beginning at noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m.   Face painting from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and canoeing and kayaking from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.  There will be a scavenger hunt, craft tables, food and nature trails throughout the day.  

DiMarco noted that this year a concert has been added to the daylong event.  Attendees should bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the County’s best singer songwriters and performers for the Concert on the Beach starting at 3:30 p.m. 

This event is free of charge and is held rain or shine.  Scotland Run Park is located at 980 East Academy Street, Clayton. 

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