4-H Rubber Duck Race - Compost Fair - Streets Alive! Sunday, April 29, 10:00am-4:00pm @CCE-Tompkins Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, NY
Watch 3400 bright yellow rubber ducks tumble over Cascadilla Falls then race down the creek to the CCE-Tompkins Education Center on Willow Avenue, where there will be live music, food, displays, activities for kids, and a COMPOST FAIR from 12-4PM! RUBBER DUCKS DROP AT 2 PM into Cascadilla Falls at the Cornell Botanic Gardens Cascadilla Gorge Trail at University Ave & Linn Street. Follow the ducks down Cascadilla Creek to the finish line at Cooperative Extension to see if your duck comes in first and wins the $750 cash "nest egg" or other great prizes donated by local businesses. Duck chances are $5/duck or a "flock" of 5/$20, and may be purchased online at http://duckrace.peaksmaker.com/champions/ or call 4-H at 272-2292 and charge to your VISA or MasterCard. Proceeds support 4-H youth programs in Tompkins County. Full details at http://ccetompkins.org/4h/duckrace or call 4-H at (607) 272-2292 with questions. Celebrate spring's arrival by stopping by the COMPOST FAIR for a guaranteed good time! There will be information and demonstrations of beginning and advanced compost techniques, tours of our compost demonstration site, live music, food and activities for kids. Several partner organizations will join us. All attendees are eligible to win fabulous compost prizes. Compost bins (Earth Machines, welded wire cylinder and worm compost bins) will be sold while supplies last. The Compost Fair is held in conjunction with the 4-H Duck Race and Streets Alive. Admission to all events is FREE and open to the public. Questions? Contact Adam Michaelides at a...@cornell.edu<mailto:a...@cornell.edu> or (607) 272-2292. Also taking place on 4/29 is STREETS ALIVE! Enjoy streets open for you to bike, walk, roll and move freely, with lots of fun activities along the way! Details at: https://www.streetsaliveithaca.com/ . For more information about sustainability in the Tompkins County area, please visit: http://www.sustainabletompkins.org/ If you have questions about this list please contact the list manager, Tom Shelley, at t...@cornell.edu.