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February 2018

 

 

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February 3 - March 31, 2018

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Boating Safety Program.....

 

Troop D Announces Certified Boating Safety Program To Be Conducted In Springfield
 

Captain Juan Villanueva, commanding officer of Troop D, Springfield, announces boater safety certification courses will be offered at the Troop D Headquarters located at 3131 East Kearney, Springfield, Missouri in 2018. Participants are encouraged to bring a snack and lunch to the training. The maximum class size is 30 people.

February 3 -- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
February 10 -- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
February 17 -- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
February 21-22 -- 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. each night
February 24 -- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
March 31 -- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

There is no fee for these courses; however, students are required to preregister online, as seating will be limited and notification may be sent in the event the course is canceled. For more information, to register for the courses, or to obtain a complete listing of where other courses are being offered, you may visit the Missouri State Highway Patrolís website, www.mshp.dps.mo.gov. Select "Boat Safety Education & Certification" found under the "Training" heading.

Missouri law requires any person born after January 1, 1984, to carry a boating safety certification card along with a picture ID anytime they operate a vessel, which includes personal watercraft, on Missouri lakes. Any student who successfully passes this course will be eligible to order the boating safety certification card, which costs $15.

Watercraft operators must consider the effect their actions have on others: Share the waterway and use common sense, good judgment, and courtesy to ensure the safety of all. Life jackets save lives. Wear It!!

 

 

Reprinted From MSHP..click here

 

Thursday - Monday... February 15 - 19, 2018

Miami International Boat Show

 

Save Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, Virginia Key
3501 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami FL 33149

 

Click here for more information

 

 


March 2018

 

 

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March 6, 2018

Mississippi River

Lock and Dam Re-openings For 2018 Season

 

 

Lock and Dams 14,16,18, 19 & 20 will re-open on March 6, 2018.

 

 

 

March 8-11, 2018

Lake Ozark Marine Dealers Association

St. Charles Boat Show

St. Charles Convention Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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St. Charles Convention Center

1 Convention Center Plaza, St. Charles, Mo

 

Reprinted From Lake of the Ozarks marine dealers association. click here

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Alton Motor Boat Club

Pissa Creek / Illinois River

EAGLES LIVE on our BIG SCREEN!

 

If you missed the Installation Dance in January, now is your opportunity to catch the EAGLES LIVE on our BIG SCREEN! PLUS don't miss the special Guest AC/DC! Show starts at 6:30pm and AC/DC begins approximately 9:15pm. Get here early and get a great seat!

 

Click here to go to the Alton Motor boat Club Faceboo Pge

 

Upcoming Events.....March 23-24, 2018

Con Trios Yacht Club

Ice Breaker......

 

 

March 31, 2018

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Boating Safety Program.....

 

Troop D Announces Certified Boating Safety Program To Be Conducted In Springfield
 

Captain Juan Villanueva, commanding officer of Troop D, Springfield, announces boater safety certification courses will be offered at the Troop D Headquarters located at 3131 East Kearney, Springfield, Missouri in 2018. Participants are encouraged to bring a snack and lunch to the training. The maximum class size is 30 people.

March 31 -- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

There is no fee for these courses; however, students are required to preregister online, as seating will be limited and notification may be sent in the event the course is canceled. For more information, to register for the courses, or to obtain a complete listing of where other courses are being offered, you may visit the Missouri State Highway Patrolís website, www.mshp.dps.mo.gov. Select "Boat Safety Education & Certification" found under the "Training" heading.

Missouri law requires any person born after January 1, 1984, to carry a boating safety certification card along with a picture ID anytime they operate a vessel, which includes personal watercraft, on Missouri lakes. Any student who successfully passes this course will be eligible to order the boating safety certification card, which costs $15.

Watercraft operators must consider the effect their actions have on others: Share the waterway and use common sense, good judgment, and courtesy to ensure the safety of all. Life jackets save lives. Wear It!!

 

 

Reprinted From MSHP..click here

 


April 2018

 

 

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Mississippi River Near Alton, Illinois

Riverbend Earth Day Festival Coming Up........

 

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, the 7th annual Riverbend Earth Day Festival will be held at Piasa Harbor along the Great River Road, from noon to 6 pm.

 

This year's Riverbend Earth Day Festival is sponsored by Old Bakery Beer Co., with plenty of room for additional sponsors.  Currently, organizers are registering vendors for the event, and are seeking volunteers to assist with the festival as well.

 

The festival will feature local entertainment, live music, food vendors, an artisans market, environmental education, nature activities, and much more........

 

Click here to read this news report from thetelegraph.com.  With Photo

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May 2018

 

 

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May 12, 2018

Chicago River Day

Chicago. IL.....

 

The 26th Annual Chicago River Day.

 

Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 12, 2018, 9 a.m. - noon. We already have nearly 60 sites secured which span more parts of the Chicago River system than ever before. There's a site for everyone.
 

For more information..click here

 


June 2018

 

 

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Saturday, June 30, 2018

Grafton, Illinois

Confluence of Illinois n' Missouri Rivers

Fireworks ........
 

Fireworks in Grafton are scheduled for Saturday June 30!!

 


July 2018

 

 

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August 2018

 

 

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Sat ... August 18, 2018

Blessing of the Fleet

Mississippi River at Portage des Sioux, Mo

 

Blessing of the Fleet Parade
 



September 2018

 

 

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Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018

My River Home Marina and Resort Summer Bike Rally

Mississippi River at Portage des Sioux

 

 

My River Home Summer Bike Rally
 


October 2018

 

 

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Sat, Sun ... Oct 6 & 7, 2018

My River Home Marina and Resort Customer Appreciation Day

Mississippi River at Portage des Sioux

 

 

My River Home Rat Rally
 

Sat, Sun ... Oct 6 & 7, 2018

River Rat Catfish Classic

Confluence of Illinois and Mississippi Rivers at Grafton, IL

 

The date for the 2018 River Rat Catfish Tournament is October 6th & 7th. Mark your calendars and pass this on. This year's event will be bigger than ever, so plan on bringing the family and friends for another unforgettable weekend.
Rooms fill up fast this time of year, so book as soon as possible so you don't have to drive so far back to back days. Visit graftonlodging.com or enjoygrafton.com for information on lodging and everything Grafton has to offer!

 

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018

My River Home Marina and Resort Customer Appreciation Day

Mississippi River at Portage des Sioux

 

 

My River Home Customer Appreciation Day
 

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018

My River Home Marina and Resort Halloween Party

Mississippi River at Portage des Sioux

Confluence of Illinois n' Missouri Rivers

 

My River Home Halloween party
 

 

 

October 2- - 21, 2018

Confluence of Illinois 'n Mississippi Rivers

Grafton, IL.........

 


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November 2018

 

 

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December 2018

 

 

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