Re: [KingstonPaddlePals] Please help: KayaK Family Day at Clearwater's Kingston Home Port & Education Center
I can help you out - let me know what time frame you need most need the help.
I will be away next week - sun thru sat. We can go over details when I get back.
---- Diane Dintruff <ddintruff@...> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I was really pleased when the Hudson River Maritime Museum asked me to do something on Kayaking for the very First Family Day at the Clearwater's Kingston Home Port and Education Center from 11-8 on Thursday May 9. Since the yahoo group KingstonPaddlePals is about making kayak social networking easier, I'm hoping:
> * members of other kayaking groups and outfitters will join me in participating to help promote the sport
> * some paddlers will parade & demonstrate different types of kayaks and paddle types (touring, recreational, white water, fishing, SOT's, pedal boats, sails, wooden, canoes, SUPs) on the Rondout Creek by the Education Center between 5:30-6:30 and be willing to tell, or let me tell, non-kayakers on shore about your kayak or canoe and the situations it is particularly good for, and
> * some paddlers will demonstrate eskimos rolls, braces, turns during the 5:30-6:30 period
> Please let me know (ddintruff@... or call 845-331-9321) if you'd like to join me, or stand in for me giving me a break. Throughout the kayak Family Day, I will be there to discuss kayaking, kayak social networking, my posters on “What to Watch for Along the Hudson River Estuary and Its Tributaries”, and to demonstrate exercises particularly useful to kayaking and why the exercise is helpful.
> If you can't be there, but would like to make a handout distributed, please send them to Diane Dintruff, POB 108, Port Ewen, NY 12466-0108
> I just found out this morning that the HRMM would like to make an announcement about this at their lecture series tomorrow night, so if you'd could a quick reply would be appreciated.
> warm regards to all,