Saturday, June 17th, 2017
Boldt Castle at Heart Island and WPBS-DT, Watertown PBS, present the third annual Family Fun Day, Saturday, June 17th, 2017 from 10am-3pm. Boldt Castle, in association with WPBS, will host a family based event featuring characters from popular PBS Kids television programming including Princess Presto, Nature Cat, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Curious George, Super Why, and Cat in the Hat. Upon arrival at Boldt Castle children will receive their Passport to Fun. The day on the island includes several activity stations hosted by PBS Kids characters, along with story telling and exploring! Children can make a fish globe, plant a flower, create a music maker, participate in the parachute game, and talk to their favorite characters. Each character will have their own educational activity station for children to engage in, with a prize awarded for completion of all activity stations. New to Family Fun Day this year will be the addition of Stage Notes and Fire Magick. Stage Notes is a local theater company comprised of students in grades 7-12. Their purpose is to help students see their passion for musical theater and make a difference in the community. Stage Notes will perform a song and dance acts at Alster Tower. Fire Magick will offer short performances and will teach children hula hoop routines throughout the day. Fire Magick is a professional fire dancing company that offers very unique, top notch entertainment that is exciting and memorable! Their performers combine highly technical prop manipulation skills with an athletic flowing dance to music. They use many props including; hoops, fans, levitation wand and orb, staff, dragon staff, and more!
Food will be available at the castle’s concession stand or families may bring a picnic lunch. Merchandise will be available for purchase and parents are encouraged to bring sunscreen and a camera.
Admission rates for the day are, Adults $9.50, Children 5-12 $6.50, ages 4 and under are free. This is an Operation Yellow ribbon event and military service members with ID will receive $1 off admission prices. Transportation to the castle may be obtained through one of the participating boat lines; Uncle Sam Boat Tours; Clayton Island Tours; 1000 Island Cruises Rockport and Gananoque Boat Lines. Transportation to the castle is an additional expense and not included in the Family Fun Day ticket price. Visit wpbstv.org or boldtcastle.com or more information. Join us June 18th for an unforgettable Family Fun Day!
Family Fun Day is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council of the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the St. Lawrence County Arts Council.
About Boldt Castle
Please call 315-482-2501/315-482-9724 or visit boldtcastle.com for more information about Boldt Castle, admission rates, weddings, events and links to scenic cruise operators offering stops at Boldt Castle. For general information, including lodging call 800-847-5263 or log onto visit1000islands.com.
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