NOTE: THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD RAIN OR SHINE.
Petaluma's Small Craft Center is inviting the public to try canoes, kayaks, pedal boats, and standup paddleboards during its annual free "Day On The River" from 9 to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 5.
Attendees will get a chance to receive free rowing and paddling instruction and the opportunity to try an eight-oared rowing shell, a six-person outrigger canoe, and other human powered watercraft including kayaks and traditional rowboats, as well as stand-up paddling and pedal boats (note: height and age restrictions may apply to on-water activities).
Land activities include informational displays about boating organizations and the Petaluma River, live acoustic string music featuring the Petalukes and sudden poetry by Voice of The River, a project of Petaluma Water Ways.
The Petaluma Small Craft Center Coalition (PSC3) is a group of local river users and advocates whose mission is to improve river access and recreation through small craft programming and development of a rental center and community boathouse for all the citizens of Petaluma and Sonoma County to enjoy.