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April 26, 2017

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Riley Creek Fest' offers family-friendly activities

Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on university campus

Bluffton University will host the annual Riley Creek Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 22, in the Sommer Center.

Open to the public, the festival will feature block-party-style events including:
• family-friendly inflatables,
• three live musical acts,
• games hosted by student organizations
• Rubber Duck Race on Riley Creek

The event will conclude with the traditional rubber duck race on Riley Creek. Rubber ducks will be sold for $1 each, with proceeds to benefit the Bluffton Child Development Center. Duck race winners will receive prizes donated by local businesses.

An optional lunch is available, which costs $9.29 for community members and non-students. Students may use a meal swipes to cover the cost of lunch for their family and friends.

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE:
11 a.m. - Riley Creek Festival begins (Entry is free)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. - Lunch ($9.29 for community members, or a meal swipe)
4 p.m. -Rubber duck race in the Riley Creek! Ducks cost $1. Top winning ducks get prizes from local businesses. Proceeds benefit the Bluffton Child Development Center
4:30 p.m. - Events close

Riley Creek Festival concludes the university’s Lil’ Sibs weekend. A full schedule of events can be found at http://www.bluffton.edu/studentlife/involvement/events/rcf.html