Friends of Pool 9 sponsoring bus trip to National Eagle Center July 11 for its 2016 River Adventure Day

The 2016 River Adventure Day sponsored by Friends of Pool 9 (FOP9) will feature a day at the National Eagle Center in Wabasha, MN Monday, July 11. Children entering fifth grade and up to those entering eighth grade in the fall are eligible to attend.

The FOP9 has chartered a motor coach which will leave the Lansing baseball field at 8:30 a.m. and return between 3:30 and 4 p.m. that Monday. Chaperons will be provided, or one parent can accompany their child. The day will include seeing many exhibits and a special program will be provided to the group by the center staff featuring live eagles and other birds.

The FOP9 will have a catered box lunch provided to each participant at the center along with beverages. All costs for the bus, the entrance fee, the lunch and exhibits will be provided by the Friends of Pool 9. There will be no costs for a child and/or parent to attend this event.

Registration is required by sending an e-mail to or by calling Larry Quamme, an FOP9 Board Member, at 920-948-2245. Reservations to attend the trip will be on a first-come, first-served basis until the 57-passenger bus is filled. Anyone with further questions is asked to contact Larry Quamme regarding this educational opportunity.