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The R-FH Weekend: What's Goin' On

There's plenty to do right in the community all weekend long

So, what’s goin’ on in the R-FH area this weekend? An awful lot. No need for road trips this weekend. Anything that’s happening is happening right here.

• For starters, on Friday night at 8 p.m., the culmination raffle (the drawing) will be held at . And, of course, there’s plenty of good food, drink and sports compadres to go along with it at the bar/restaurant on River Road.

• The premier event that has everyone in the R-FH area talking this time of year is . This year, the gala event, replete with a “Lost City of Atlantis” theme, will be held at the North Ward Avenue riverside home of George and Lori Hall.

If you’re not going, Patch will offer a glimpse into the evening with a photo gallery on Monday.

• Saturday and Sunday there will be a Navesink Maritime Heritage Association-sponsored two-day boat-building event going on behind the on River Road.

After the two days of boat building, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, the builders will parade their boats down Battin Road to the boat ramp on the river at the end of the road for an inaugural launching. Patch will be there to catch it all in photos.

• Also on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be a yard sale in front of to benefit the marching band, music and arts students via the parents’ PAS organization.

Donate items and/or get over there and buy some to support the arts endeavors at R-FH.

So far, organizers expect to have plenty of furniture, antiques, sporting goods, electronics, tools, musical instruments, books, clothes and more for sale.

• On Sunday, the annual Kids Triathalon for Bob Kelleher starts at 7:45 a.m. at Victory Park, Rumson.

• On Sunday, from noon to 3 p.m., they’re calling all environmentalists and river enthusiasts to help with a clean-up.

People are asked to meet at the , near the municipal building, to set out to clean the nearby islands and wetland bordered canals. 

“The cleanup is being held in coordination with Monmouth County Clean Communities and the Rumson Borough recycling/Clean Communities office,” a release on the event said. “Kayaks and canoes are appropriate — PDFs are required for all participants. We'd appreciate it if you would let all your paddling friends know about the event.”

Well, that’s it for the R-FH weekend, as far as we know. If we’ve missed anything, let us know. In the meantime, see ya down by the river, at the ball, building a boat or selling some goods … ;)

Freddie June 08, 2012 at 09:32 PM
Do u know where the finger painting contest is this weekend? And should I wear my smock?
Butch June 10, 2012 at 08:36 PM
What a beautiful weakend it was...The flowers smelled so pretty and the cocktails were so yummy and I painted my toe nails in the yard.
Elaine Van Develde (Editor) June 10, 2012 at 10:47 PM
Please send us photos of your finger paintings and nails, Freddie and Butch ... And, please don't forget to let us in on where all the fun is next weekend, guys. I have a special smock. But, since there's no such thing as a weakend, make sure to give us the dates. ;)

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