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"Take Kids Fishing Day" at Jeffers' Bend Set for May 27th

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19th  Annual “Take Kids Fishing Day”  

DATE    Saturday, May 27th , 2017
TIME    9:00 AM – 12:00 PM      (Fishing)
             12:00 PM – 1:00 PM       (Awards)  
 
WHERE         Jeffers’ Bend Environmental Center and Botanical Gardens
                     Metcalfe Lane – off of North Main Street & Glass Avenue Intersection;           
                     Behind Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, KY
 
COST    Advance tickets - $2.00 per person   
             Day of the event - $3.00 per person  
             $1.00 off Admission for Military

PRE – REGISTRATION SITES Division of Parks & Recreation Department, Christian County Extension Office, Housing Authority of Hopkinsville, Jeffers’ Bend, Aaron McNeil Center, HWEA, Boys and Girls Club, Woodland Heights, HES and Hopkinsville YMCA.
3 hours of Family Fun for youngsters (Ages 3 to 15) to fish for prizes. Prizes will be awarded in the four age groups of (3-5), (6-8), (9-11) and (12-15) for the smallest, largest and most fish caught.  

Prizes will include 22 new bicycles, fishing equipment, outdoor chairs, etc.  

Children that are pre-registered and arrive before 9:00 AM  - will have a chance  to take home a free “Take Kids Fishing” T-shirt.  

Fishing equipment and bait are supplied on a limited basis.

Children must be supervised and accompanied by an adult. Parents and other adults are urged to bring life jackets for ages 3-5. Lunch is provided for participants in the event.

There is no fishing license required for this event.