May the 4th Be with...Ducks?

May the 4th Be with...Ducks?

You're probably wondering... what good is a rubber duck for besides entertaining children at bath-time? 

How about providing $5,000 to the Imagination Library, $5,000 to the Bryant Boys & Girls Club, and $5,000 to the Rotary Kids Closet?! Yep, all because of a bunch of ducks.

This Saturday, May 4th, Bryant Rotary is putting on the 2019 Rubber Duck Derby Festival at Mills Park. Last year the event was a huge success with hundreds of guests of all ages, lots of games and prizes, food, entertainment, a 5k race and 5,000 rubber ducks racing down a river! This year, the festival is going to be even bigger with the Star Wars Pageant, contests for the whole family, more games and even more prizes. Then, 5,000 ducks will race down a river and make 11 people lucky winners of some amazing prizes!

The ducks are labeled with numbers from 1 to 5000, counted, then mixed up and put in a holding tank and stirred some more.  At exactly 2:00 PM Saturday, the ducks will be released down a river that was built by the Bryant Rotary Team.  Team members will be at the end of the river to catch the first ten ducks. Those ducks will get prizes all valued at $500 or more.

1st place- Side x Side presented by Riggs Outdoors

Other prizes include:

$500 Visa Gift Card presented by First Security 

One-Year Family Membership presented by The Center of Bryant

$500 Backyard Grill Package presented by Geyer Springs Fellowship Baptist Church

Dave & Buster's Prize Package presented by Dave & Buster's

One-Year Membership presented by HotWorx

One-Year Car Wash Membership presented by Thomas Roofing and Restoration

Playstation 4 Package presented by skyePBX

VR Headset Package presented by Command Construction

Chick-fil-A Prize Package presented by Chick-fil-A

Smart House Prize Package presented by Advanced Alarm Technologies

We are thrilled to be involved and participating in the Kids Zone and Game Zone again this year. Last year we had fun with our booth, pallet maze and Angry "Ducks" game. This year will also be sponsoring the Baby Crawl! You can sign up for the baby crawl and other contests by visiting the Bryant Rotary website or clicking here. All of these are going to be fun, and you get to hang out with some of your favorite librarians!

We look forward to seeing you at Mills Park, Saturday, May 4th from 10 AM to 2 PM. If you haven’t adopted your ducks to try to win one of the amazing prizes above, you can do so online at

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