The Great Pootatuck Duck Race will be held on Saturday, May 27th in Sandy Hook, CT. The event is sponsored by the Newtown Lions Club to benefit the many Lions Community projects.
The event runs from 10 am until 2:30 pm at which time the plastic ducks will be sent on their way down the Pootatuck river. The first twenty ducks to cross the finish line will win prizes that total over $4,400. The top prize is a cash prize of $2000.
Duck Race tickets are being sold for $5 each at a number of businesses in Newtown and Sandy Hook and the Newtown Lions will be selling tickets outside a number of local Newtown establishments during the months of April and May.
Tickets will also be on sale at the event.