KIDS: Walk on Water Benefit

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Walk on Water Benefit - October 2009
 
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Walk on Water Benefit
October 3 and 4
 
Just announced!  More fun activities for children at the WOW! Walk on Water and Greenwich Harbor Yacht Showcase held the weekend of October 2-4, at the Delamar Greenwich Harbor Hotel in Greenwich, Conn.  The event will feature a children’s “World of Wonder” area with visits from the U.S. Coast Guard, hoisting the sail and steering demonstrations, compass and chart readings, a touch tank from the Maritime Center, showing of Disney’s sailing documentary “Morning Light,” nautical knot tying, and more! Fun for children of all ages!   
 
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WOW! Walk on Water is a proud addition to the third annual Greenwich Harbor Yacht Showcase, a premiere event that showcases luxury yachts, automobiles, and one-of-a-kind exhibitors.  This year will also feature extraordinary individuals including disabled sailors, Paralympians, and accomplished disabled individuals... all to raise funds for and awareness about spinal cord injuries (http://www.spinal-research.org) and adaptive sailing programs (http://www.shakealeg.org), which provide a better quality of life for the disabled.
 
Entrance is complimentary to the general public to the WOW! Walk on Water & Greenwich Harbor Yacht Showcase and includes access to the yachts, cars and children’s “World of Wonder” area; a separate entrance fee of $35 gives entry to a VIP "International Ports of Call" tent; a VIP Soundwaters Celebrity Cocktail Sunset Cruise is also offered both Saturday and Sunday from 5:00 -7:00 p.m.  Tickets are $150 per person and guests will sail out of Greenwich Harbor aboard an 80-foot, 3-masted schooner.  Tickets may be reserved in advance by calling 203-682-0262 or visiting http://www.wowgetonboard.org.  All proceeds benefit WOW! Walk on Water Benefit 2009.
 
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For the children’s “World of Wonder” area, there will be:
  • 11 am –5 pm both Saturday & Sunday, October 3 & 4 – small boat demonstrations from Cedar Point & Black Rock Yacht Clubs – hoisting the sail and steering the boat with instructions from master sailors
  • Fun table activities – nautical knot tying, reading charts, reading a compass and reading a wind indicator
  • Film documentary “Morning Light” by Disney
  • Saturday, October 3, 2-4 p.m. – Pirate Talk!  With Fairfield historian – fun pirate items on display
  • Sat & Sun, from 1-3 p.m. -- the U.S. Coast Guard will be on-site to give tours of its boat and teach children water safety & careers in the U.S. Coast Guard
  • Sunday only, October 4, from 12-4 p.m. -- the Maritime Aquarium will be at the WOW! Walk on Water event with a touch tank of sea animals and an instructor that can talk about these special creatures
 
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Special thanks to Little Star Decoration for the nautical theme decorations and to The Shops at Brick Walk Promenade in Fairfield for the balloons.
 
(And for the parents – a special VIP Preview Party is offered Friday night, October 2, from 5:30 – 10:00 p.m.  Tickets are $125 per person and may be reserved in advance by calling 203-682-0262 or visiting http://www.wowgetonboard.org).    
 
WHEN: 5:30 – 10 p.m., Fri., Oct 2 -- VIP Preview Party (Parents Only)
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sat., October 3rd, & Sun., October 4th -- WOW! Walk on Water & Greenwich Harbor Yacht Showcase with “World of Wonder” children’s area    
 
WHERE: The Delamar Hotel, 500 Steamboat Road, Greenwich, CT 06830 (http://www.thedelamar.com
 
WHY: WOW! Walk on Water’s goal is to raise awareness and funds for Shake-A-Leg’s adaptive sailing programs and Spinal Research.  Get Inspired.  Get Onboard.  WOW! Walk on Water Greenwich Harbor Yacht Showcase is sponsored by Clear Group International, The Delamar Hotel, Moffly Media and RNT Wealth Management LLC. 
 
Images and descriptions on this page are used by permission of the Walk on Water Benefit and are protected under United States Copyright Laws. For information, contact the Walk on Water Benefit.
 
 
 
 
 




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