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Around the Towns: July 8, 2011
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LenaPec River Fest slated July 15LENA - The Lena Community Park District will host the fourth annual "Pec" River Fest on Friday, July 15 at McNeil's Damascus landing, as well as from Saturday, July 16 to Sunday, July 17 at McConnell's "Bobtown" landing.Both landings will provide access to the Pecatonica River for canoeing, kayaking, small watercraft, fishing, wildlife viewing and other activities.The catered pontoon rides will be Friday, July 15 during late afternoon and early evening at McNeil's Damascus landing, 4998 W. Cedarville Road, Lena. The cost is $20 per person, which includes an approximate one hour ride on the Pecatonica River and a catered, picnic style dinner.The Summer Flotilla will be Saturday, July 16 from the McConnell "Bobtown" landing to McNeil's Damascus landing. The paddle features a leisure 7.9-mile scenic view of the Pecatonica River.