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Time For Fun On The Five This Saturday

May 31, 2018
By Dan Voigt , Emmetsburg News

One of the first celebrations of the summer is on hand this Saturday in Emmetsburg. Fun on the Five, a day full of activities based around Emmetsburg's Five Island Lake are on tap for this Saturday, June 2.

Most of the activities for Fun on the Five will take place in Soper Park near the Bathhouse and beach area.

Saturday's activities begin at 7 a.m. with Circuit Training Class, with Prime Time Fitness. The class will be free and will run through 7:45 a.m.

From7:45 to 8:30 a.m., you can try Lakeside Yoga with Margaux Amerine. This class will be offered at Sewell Park, which is located adjacent to the new Municipal Campgrounds on North Huron.

A perennial favorite of young and old alike, sand volleyball, gets underway at 9 a.m. on the court in Soper Park. A tournament format will be utilized with an entry fee for each team.

Kids Fishing Demos and one-hour fishing trips will be offered at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 noon at the dock in Sewell Park. There is no charge for the trips, but a parent must accompany their child.

Kayakers will be able to enjoy the beauty of the lake with a Kayak Poker Run, from 9 a.m to 10 a.m. The Poker Run will start at the Soper Park Beach.

Bounce Houses and a planting party are planned from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the beach in Soper Park, sponsored by the Emmetsburg Education Center and Palo Alto County Health Systems Public Health service. There is no charge for the activities.

Music will be in the air starting at 11:30 a.m. as local favorites, the One Layne Band, will play in Soper Park from 11:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Another way to enjoy the lake will be pontoon rides from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. , courtesy of Tony Grandgenett and Northland Auto and Marine. The pontoon cruises will depart from the T-Dock on the south bay.

Several vendors will be on hand through the event, including DejaBrew with coffee and baked goods from 7:45 to 11 a.m. in Soper Park.

The Emmetsburg E-Hawk Fourth Grade Boys Baseball team will offer cold drinks from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 9:00 to 1:30 p.m., the Lakeside Lemonade Stand, Arts, Crafts and Retail vendors will be found in the park.

The Palo Alto County Cattlemen will grill lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a beverage garden will operate in Soper Park from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for a 2018 edition of Fun on the Five!



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