TOWN OF MELBOURNE BEACH – FOUNDERS DAY
126 Years Saturday May 2nd,, 2009 1883-2009
7:30 am PINEAPPLE 2 MILE RUN RYCKMAN PARK
Pre-registration forms available online, Registration 6:30-7:15am Race Day. $15 entry fee. For more information call 724-5860
8:00 am 26TH ANNUAL SURFING CONTEST OCEAN PARK
At beach side, $10 entry fee. Contest continues all day, prizes in all divisions. For Information, call Curtis Byrd at 724-9916.
8:30 am PINEAPPLE CHILDREN’S RUN & TRICYCLE RACES RYCKMAN PARK Varying distances – 12 years and under. For information call 724-5860.
9:00am–5:00 26TH ANNUAL MELBOURNE BEACH ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW RYCKMAN PARK Pre-registration required.
9:30am-11:00 26TH ANNUAL KIDS FISHING CONTEST AT THE PIER
$2.00 entry fee, includes Bait, prizes for the most Fish and biggest fish caught in different age groups. For information, call Mickey Collins at 728-1060.
11:00am-4:00 19th ANNUAL BOCCE BALL GAMES RYCKMAN PARK “Kiss the Pallino” From 11:00am-4:00pm. Cappy Copacino Celebrity Bocce Tournament at 10:00am. For Information, call Jim Sposato at 951-4531.
11:00-12:00 HISTORICAL PRESENTATION COMMUNITY CENTER Historian, Frank Thomas
12:00 Noon RE-DEDICATION OF HISTORICAL MONUMENT/TIME CAPSULE OLD POST OFFICE/GAZEBO
12:15 PM CITIZEN & JUNIOR CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD
AT THE GAZEBO
12:30pm 5TH ANNUAL FOUNDERS DAY TALENT SHOW & TRICYLE RACES AT THE GAZEBO Pre-registration required at Town Hall, No entry fee. For information, call Donnie Price at 537-9642.
1:00pm 1st ANNUAL CAPTAIN RUFUS RECYCLE REGATTA AT THE PIER
For more information, contact Ed Struttman at 724-1558
3:00pm 5th ANNUAL M.O.R.G.A.N. PROJECT “TURTLE SPLASH” RACE AT THE PIER Turtles on sale all day@ M.O.R.G.A.N. Project Tent / 1turtle-$5, 5 turtles- $20, Tub of 20 turtles-$75 THOUSANDS OF $$$ OF INCREDIBLE PRIZE PACKAGES
Purchase Beer and Wine from the Melbourne Beach Rotary Club A variety of food vendors will be on hand to satisfy your appetite
****FREE bus transportation TO/FROM St. Sebastian’s Episcopal 2010 Oak Street to Ryckman Park from 10:00 am-4:00 pm****
Food and Beverage will be available for purchase during the Street Party as Well
“THE STREET PARTY 6:30pm – 10:30 - “BILLY CHAPMAN”
ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW ALL DAY IN RYCKMAN PARK
Stroll through the park and check out the work of the more than 50 artists and crafters displaying and selling
their works. Don’t forget your Checkbook! All Day Events MC’D by MC/DJ Mellow Dee (a.k.a. Donny Price JR)
ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE AT THE GAZEBOS
“DJ Mellow Dee”
11:00 am “Yoga”
11:30 am “Captain Music”
12:00 pm Re-dedication of historical monument/Time capsule
12:15 pm Citizen and Jr Citizen of the Year Award
12:30 pm Talent Show & Tricycle Races
2:00 pm “Double Down
4:00 pm Chamber Music Quartet (Ryckman House Porch)
Look for Founders Day T-shirts near the food vendor court
SPECIAL THANKS to The M.O.R.G.A.N.
Foundation for providing the Turtle splash and added Fun & Games
Come watch a Founders Day Presentation in the Community Center on Monday, April 27th at 7:00 pm. Advanced tickets are required and are available at Town Hall or Members of the History Preservation and Old Town Hall History Center Boards. Adults are $5.00 and students under 16 are free.